Triple talaq petitioner Ishrat Jahan joins BJP:Ishrat Jahan, one of the petitioners in the triple talaq case, has joined the BJP. She joined the party’s state unit in West Bengal.
Sacrifice of our jawans won’t go in vain: HM Rajnath Singh:Counter-terror operation concludes in Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir 36 hours after it began. Body of third terrorist also found.
1st draft of National Register of Citizens in Assam released:In Assam, when people across the state welcomed the New Year last night, they also witnessed the release of the first draft of National Register of Citizens, NRC containing the first batch of 19 million names of genuine Indian citizens in compliance with the Supreme Court ‘s orders. But that’s not the first and last draft. More drafts are expected to come.
Vijay Keshav Gokhale appointed foreign secretary: Senior diplomat Vijay Keshav Gokhale has been appointed foreign secretary on Monday, succeeding S Jaishankar who completes his tenure on January 28.
Assamese and Manipuri versions of PM Modi’s official website launched:The Assamese and Manipuri language versions of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Official website, www.pmindia.gov.in were launched today.
India and Pakistan exchange 27th list of nuclear installations:India and Pakistan today exchanged the list of nuclear installations and facilities covered under the Agreement on the Prohibition of Attack against Nuclear installations through diplomatic channels simultaneously at New Delhi and Islamabad.
Assam publishes first draft of NRC with 1.9 crore names:The much-awaited first draft of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) was on Monday published with the names of 1.9 crore people out of the 3.29 crore total applicants in Assam recognizing them as legal citizens of India.
Cold wave and dense fog cripple normal life in Delhi/NCR:The higher reaches of Himachal and Uttarakhand are in the grip of cold wave, while the plains of North India are enveloped in a thick blanket of fog, severely affecting rail and road traffic.
Iranian dissident group rallies near White House in support of ongoing protests:A crowd of Iranian-Americans rallied in front of the White House on Sunday (December 31) to voice their support for ongoing anti-government protests in Iran and to call for the overthrow of the leadership of the Islamic Republic.
10 US citizens, 2 locals killed in Costa Rica plane crash:A plane carrying 10 US citizens and two local crew-members crashed in a wooded area, killing all aboard, Costa Rica’s government said.
Deputy killed, six wounded in ‘domestic’ shooting in Colorado:A sheriff’s deputy was killed and six other people, including four deputies, were wounded today in what police called a “domestic disturbance” in a residential suburb near Denver, Colorado.
Kim Jong-un’s New Year warning: ‘Nuclear launch button on my desk’:Kim Jong-Un urged North Korea to mass-produce nuclear warheads and missiles in a defiant New Year message suggesting he would continue to accelerate a rogue weapons programme that has stoked international tensions.
Core sector grows 6.8% in Nov 2017: Eight core sectors grew by 6.8 per cent in November 2017, mainly helped by a robust performance in segments like refinery, steel and cement, official data showed today.
Sensex retreats from record high, falls 244 pts :The benchmark BSE Sensex on Monday dropped by 244 points, its biggest single-day fall in past one month, to close below the key 34,000-mark on the first trading day of 2018.
Vidarbha seal maiden Ranji title; beat Delhi by 9 wkts :Led by a superb all-round display, Vidarbha capped off their historic run in Ranji Trophy 2017-18 season with a crushing win over Delhi in the final at the Holkar Stadium in Indore on Monday.
Kohli remains second in Test rankings, Cook catapults to 8th:Virat Kohli remained in second spot behind Steve Smith while Alastair Cook jumped nine places to be eighth in the latest ICC Test rankings after his unbeaten double century in the ongoing Ashes.
New Year 2018 celebrations across the world: People across the country including in Delhi welcomed the New Year 2018 with spectacular fireworks display. The city of dreams Mumbai was deeply immersed in New Year celebrations while in Goa, tourists thronged in large number for the celebrations. In Madhya Pradesh capital Bhopal too, people celebrated the New Year with full enthusiasm throughout the city.
PM to scientists: focus research on building new India:Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that India has a very strong ecosystem of scientific research and development.
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