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Navy yet to get choppers that should've been inducted in 2008: Luthra

Published on 27-Feb-2017
'New helicopters should have been inducted in naval fleet by 2008-09, but they have not arrived yet. The ships, such as INS Chennai, INS Kochi and INS Delhi are already commissioned, but they are moving without new helicopters. The demand is in excess of 100 (choppers) and we have a requirement of multi-role helicopters (MRH),' the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Western Naval Command told reporters here. PTI file photo

Vice Admiral Girish Luthra today said that although new helicopters should have been inducted into the naval fleet...

'Donkey' issue refuses to die down, PM Modi targets Akhilesh again

Published on 27-Feb-2017
Addressing an election rally in Mau in Uttar Pradesh, Modi recalled the 'donkey' remark by the Chief Minister and said, 'Akhilesh says he has talked about donkeys in fun...I want ask whether the bad state of police stations, people being stabbed and land being grabbed are also a part of fun.' PTI file photo

The 'donkey' jibe issue refuses to die down as Prime Minister Narendra Modi again targeted Uttar Pradesh Chief...

Naidu rubbishes charge of lack of freedom of speech under Modi

Published on 27-Feb-2017
'You have such freedom of expression in the country that you can call the Prime Minister by name, you write articles - if the Prime Minister dies tomorrow, X will be the Prime Minister. You compare him with a donkey.... and now you say there is no freedom of expression,' Naidu told a press conference. PTI file photo

Trashing opposition charge of lack of freedom of speech under the Modi government, Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu...

Jaishankar's US visit: H1B, safety of Indians likely to top agenda

Published on 27-Feb-2017
According to officials here, Jaishankar will also be holding talks on regional and international issues of mutual interest with senior members. PTI file photo

India's concerns over possible clampdown on H1B visas and safety of its nationals are expected to be raised...

Question paper leak: Army orders high-level Court of Inquiry

Published on 27-Feb-2017
Around 80 officials of the Thane city police laid a trap and caught the students and middlemen from lodges and other places with the copies of question papers, the officer said. PTI photo

The Army has ordered a high-level Court of Inquiry (CoI) into the alleged leak of question papers of an army recruitment...

Jaya portraits in govt offices: HC seeks TN govt's stand

Published on 27-Feb-2017
Jayalalithaa, her close aide and current AIADMK General Secretary V K Sasikala and two others were accused of amassing disproportionate assets to the tune of Rs 66.65 crore during her first term as the chief minister from 1991 to 1996. PTI file photo

The Madras High Court today directed the Tamil Nadu government to spell out its stand on PILs seeking removal of...

Gopal Baglay appointed MEA Spokesperson

Published on 27-Feb-2017
Gopal Baglay

Senior diplomat Gopal Baglay was today appointed Spokesperson in the External Affairs Ministry succeeding...

Ramjas clashes: JNU, DU set to witness marches, counter-marches

Published on 27-Feb-2017
Raising slogans of 'Vande Mataram' and calling it a 'march for the nation', the ABVP members carried the national flag as they marched inside the Ramjas College campus.

With ABVP holding a Tiranga march today, the DU and JNU campuses are set to witness more marches and counter-marches...

Oppn parties rush to defence of martyr's daughter

Published on 27-Feb-2017
'You may not like what the person thinks but...mindless threats, trolling emanating from people whom the Prime Minister of India follows (sic). This is the worst form of state intimidation and this is not how democracies and democratic countries function,' said Congress spokesman Manish Tiwari. PTI file photo

Opposition parties rushed to the defence of a Kargil martyr's daughter after she came under harsh criticism today...

No mechanism to stop uploading of obscene contents: Govt to SC

Published on 27-Feb-2017
He, however, said if someone was a habitual offender and was uploading such contents repeatedly, Google can take action on it. DH

The government today raised its hands before the Supreme Court and conceded that as of now there ...

Photo Gallery
A hand rickshaw puller carries his old rickshaw wheel for repair in Kolkata...

A hand rickshaw puller carries his old rickshaw wheel for repair in Kolkata...

A carnival float depicting, from left, Adolf Hitler, Geert Wilders, Marine Le Pen and U.S.

A carnival float depicting, from left, Adolf Hitler, Geert Wilders, Marine Le Pen and U.S.

A view of the aircraft carrier INS Viraat docked at the Naval Dockyard ahead...

A view of the aircraft carrier INS Viraat docked at the Naval Dockyard ahead...

Firefighters trying to extinguish a blaze that broke out on Sunday evening at the Times...

Firefighters trying to extinguish a blaze that broke out on Sunday evening at the Times...

Women performing a traditional dance during Golden Jubilee celebrations of Nyokum Yullo Festival...

Women performing a traditional dance during Golden Jubilee celebrations of Nyokum Yullo Festival...

Congress candidate Ameeta Singh with her husband and senior party leader Sanjay Singh coming...

Congress candidate Ameeta Singh with her husband and senior party leader Sanjay Singh coming...

Union Home Minister and senior BJP leader Rajnath Singh along with party candidate Ratnakar...

Union Home Minister and senior BJP leader Rajnath Singh along with party candidate Ratnakar...

Mahant Gyan Das along with other sadhus after casting vote at a polling station for Assembly...

Mahant Gyan Das along with other sadhus after casting vote at a polling station for Assembly...

Congress Senior Leader Ambika Soni and Uttrakhand CM Harish Rawat with state Congress party...

Congress Senior Leader Ambika Soni and Uttrakhand CM Harish Rawat with state Congress party...

Congress Senior Leader Ambika Soni and Uttrakhand CM Harish Rawat with state Congress party...

Congress Senior Leader Ambika Soni and Uttrakhand CM Harish Rawat with state Congress party...

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