The Donald Trump administration wants India to help strengthen Afghanistan’s capacities and institutions so that the war-torn country can take on a resurgent Afghan Taliban based in neighbouring Pakistan, a senior US official has said.
The weekly Srinagar-Muzaffarabad bus service operated despite tension along the Line of Control in the Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir following ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops over the past two days.
Restarting the dialogue process for solution on Kashmir, government appointed former IB Director Dineshwar Sharma as special interlocutor for sustained dialogue on Kashmir with all stakeholders.
With the US economy doing well, Indian IT companies can look forward to a better year in 2018 on the back of growing tech spend and demand from clients, according to senior industry figures.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani will hold detailed talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi today on furthering the shared objective of promoting security and stability in Afghanistan, and efforts to combat the menace of terrorism.
Chief Election Commissioner Achal Kumar Joti said that multiple factors, including snowfall in Himachal Pradesh, led the Election Commission to hold elections in the hill state before Gujarat. Asserting that Himachal poll result will not affect the voting in Gujarat, the CEC added that polls have also been set apart because Himachal and Gujarat are not adjoining states.
Rajnath Singh said former Peking University vice-chancellor has written that India has culturally controlled and dominated China for more than 2,000 years without sending a single soldier
Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) is gearing up to launch a remote sensing satellite of Cartosat-2 series along with 30 nano satellites of foreign countries in the second half of December.
The Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) provided by the Indian Coast Guard to the Sri Lanka Navy last month was commissioned as Sri Lanka Coast Guard Ship Suraksha at a ceremony held on Saturday at the Colombo Harbor.
The security forces’ footprint has considerably increased in Shopian district, considered the last bastion of militants operating in south Kashmir, with the Army establishing new camps and the CRPF pushing a reserve battalion into the area, officials said.