China on Wednesday said that it was not aware of the reports of PLA soldiers entering Indian territory along the banks of the Pangong lake in Ladakh and said it is committed to peace and tranquility along the border.
The government has approved a 31,748 crore “definitive five-year action programme” for the Coast Guard, which is the defence ministry’s smallest armed force after the Army, IAF and Navy but whose role has become crucial ever since the 26/11 terror strikes in Mumbai in 2008.
The Inquiry Board, set up by the HRD Ministry to probe the circumstances leading to Rohith Vemula’s suicide at the Hyderabad University last year, has said that the 26-year-old research scholar was not a Dalit. “His suicide note is on the record which shows that Vemula had his own problems and was not happy with worldly affairs,” the report stated.
India To Sri Lanka: Forget China, We Want Your Empty Airport. An Indian company has emerged with a bold plan for taking over Sri Lanka’s struggling Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (MRIA).
The Ministry of Agriculture on Monday said that around 85 lakh milk producing cattle have been traced and tagged using polyurethane tags with 12-digit Unique Identification (UID) numbers. The data about productivity and health status of each animal is being uploaded on an information network, in order to provide better health services to the animals.
Hailing country’s vibrant democracy and secularism, the Chief Justice of India JS Khehar said on Tuesday that every citizen should take pride in one’s religion, region and ethnicity as Constitution confers same rights on them and all are equals —”neither inferior nor superior”.
In one of the largest mass surrenders by militants, 68 ultras, including four women, belonging to different militant outfits, laid down their arms during a ‘Home Coming Ceremony’ held in Manipur.
Delivering his Independence Day speech from the ramparts of the Red Fort, Modi said, “Many parts of the country faced natural calamities in the recent past. Children died at a hospital, the entire nation is with them.”
US President Donald Trump on Monday called Prime Minister Narendra Modi to convey his greetings on the eve of India’s 71st Independence Day.
“The drive against black money has led to the discovery of many shell companies. Following demonetisation, over three lakh companies have been found which are nothing but shell companies,” Modi said in his speech here on the occasion of Independence Day.