India and China have agreed to “expeditious disengagement” of border personnel at Dokalam, the government said today, a week before the BRICS summit in China that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to attend.
Justice Misra will have a tenure of about 14 months till October 2, 2018.
Justice Dipak Misra was on Monday sworn in as the 45th Chief Justice of India.
At a brief ceremony in the Darbar Hall of Rashtrapati Bhawan, President Ramnath Kovind administered the oath of office to Mr. Misra.
The Infosys stock on Monday saw a major turnaround as the IT behemoth’s shares rose by 4.60 per cent in morning trade. It hit an intra day high of Rs 953.95 on the Nifty.
Monday’s turnaround of the dwindling Infosys stock is being credited by the Street to Nandan Nilekani‘s return as chairman. Nilekani’s presence is expected to soothe the nerves of those within Infosys as well as the investor community.
“I had said it in my address at the Red Fort that violence in the name of faith will not be tolerated whether it is communal belief systems, following a particular political ideology, whether it is allegiance to a person or customs and traditions. No one has the right to take law into their hands in the name of faith,” Modi said
India will dispatch around 350 soldiers, a multi-role stealth frigate, an anti-submarine warfare corvette and some aircraft for the major “Indra” combat exercise to be held with Russia at Vladivostok from October 19 to 29.
The Centre plans to launch road projects worth Rs 1 lakh crore over the next two years and provide a robust highways infrastructure in Rajasthan, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said.
The Directorate General of Military Operations of the Army does not have records of any “surgical strike” conducted before September 29, 2016.
A panel on household finances has recommended that PAN (Permanent Account Number) should be made mandatory for all gold transactions. Currently, PAN is required only if consumers purchase gold valued over ₹2 lakh.
After years of wait, the Indian Army will finally get an advanced medium-range surface to air missile (MRSAM) system by 2020 which will be able to shoot down ballistic missiles, fighter jets and attack helicopters from a range of around 70 km.