Army rejects Pakistan report of 8 Indian soldiers killed

Indian Army on Thursday rejected as “false and baseless” reports in a section of Pakistani media that eight Indian soldiers were killed and one captured by Pakistani military in retaliatory fire. Indian Army sources said, “As regard (to the) report of killing of eight Indian Army personnel reported in sections of Pakistan media, the report […]

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Sensex tanks 465 points as India carries out surgical strikes against Pakistan

  A fairly stable equity market until noon on Thursday saw a bloodbath within minutes after the government announced that the Indian Army had conducted “surgical strikes” on terrorist launchpads in Pakistan the previous night. Almost immediately, the benchmark Sensex fell over 500 points, losing nearly 2 per cent. It recovered marginally by market close, […]

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19th Saarc summit in Islamabad postponed after India and three others pull out

KATHMANDU: The 19th Saarc Summit to be held in Pakistan in November has been postponed. With India’s decision to pull out from the summit on Tuesday followed by Bangladesh, Bhutan and Afghanistan, the November 9-10 summit automatically stands postponed or cancelled. The formal announcement of the postponement will be made later by the Kathmandu-based Saarc […]

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Who is Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi(Amma) and why do world’s eminent politicians, artists, scientists embrace her?

In a world where people don’t have enough time for theire acquaintances–let alone complete strangers–a certain Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi has dedicated her whole being to the service of mankind. Fondly referred to as Amma among her ocean of followers, Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi’s teachings are smeared with the need for altruism and compassion towards […]

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Modi not to attend SAARC Summit

India said that “one country” has created an environment that is not conducive to the successful holding of the Summit. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not attend the SAARC Summit in Islamabad in November amidst heightened tension between India and Pakistan. Announcing the decision on Tuesday night, India said that “one country” has created an […]

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Google plans to launch laptop that will run on Andromeda OS

With the ‘Made by Google’ event to be held on October 4, Google seems to have new hardware plans for next year. The company plans to release a laptop, known by an informal nickname “Pixel 3”, which will be the first ever device to run on the software giant’s new Android-Chrome OS, called Andromeda. Google-watcher […]

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Sushma Swaraj tells Pakistan to introspect, highlights Balochistan

UNITEDNATIONS: In a sharp rebuke to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s “tirade” on Kashmir, India today said those accusing others of rights violations must introspect as it censured Pakistan for the first time at the UNGA for perpetrating the “worst form of state oppression” in Balochistan. Taking a veiled dig at Pakistan, External Affairs Minister Sushma […]

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Blood and water can’t flow together: PM Modi chairs meeting on Indus Water Treaty

Blood and water can’t flow at the same time,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday during a meeting to review the Indus Water treaty with Pakistan amidst heightened tension between the two countries. National security advisor Ajit Doval, foreign secretary S Jaishankar, the water resources secretary, and senior PMO officials were present in the meeting. […]

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Google’s Allo: A disaster, hardly a threat to WhatsApp

  Google is one of the world’s top tech companies. But in the last one decade or so, the company has bungled in two core areas. It failed to get the social media quotient right even as Facebook surged, and of late, it missed the bus on messaging, another area where Facebook leads through WhatsApp. […]

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When Chris Martin calls Katrina Katrina Kaif Kapoor

British rock band’s lead vocalist and pianist Chris Martin accidentally referred to Indian actress Katrina Kaif as Katrina Kaif Kapoor, while addressing the audience at the Global Citizen Festival. At the Global Citizen Festival here at New York on Saturday evening, Bollywood starPriyanka Chopra shared the stage with Martin to make some announcements about the […]

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Anna Hazare to appear on ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’ to promote biopic

Veteran Gandhian and social crusader Kisan Baburao Hazare, alias Anna Hazare, will be seen promoting his upcoming biopic “Anna: Kisan Baburao Hazare” on popular comedy show The Kapil Sharma Show. “Anna Hazare will be shooting for the show on late Friday. This will be the first time he will be a part of any television […]

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