Indian words Aadhaar, dabba, hartal, shaadi, auntie new entrants in Oxford dictionary

New Delhi, January 24: Aadhaar, chawl, dabba, hartal and shaadi are the new entrants in the latest edition of Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary, which features a total of 26 new Indian English words. Launched on Friday, the 10th edition of the Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary, 384 Indian English words and incorporates over 1,000 new words such […]

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India expresses shock over stabbing of Indian student in Toronto, assures help

New Delhi, January 24: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Friday expressed ”deep shock” over the stabbing of an Indian student from Tamil Nadu – Rachel Albert – in Canada’s Toronto. EAM Jaishankar also directed the MEA officials to get in touch with the authorities there and provide all possible help to the injured Indian […]

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Delhi Assembly elections: 668 candidates test luck on February 8

New Delhi, January 24: A total of 668 candidates will be contesting the Delhi Assembly election 2020 scheduled to take place on February 8. An overall of 30 people withdrew their candidature and Friday marked the last date for withdrawal of nominations. The election for the 70-member Delhi Assembly will take place in single-phase and […]

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Outbreak of coronavirus in China has claimed 26 lives, affected 830

The outbreak of coronavirus in China has led to the death of 26 people and affected 830 till Friday. Novel coronavirus (nCoV) is a large family of viruses that causes illnesses ranging from the common cold to acute respiratory syndrome. It emerged from a seafood and animal market in China’s Wuhan and is suspected to […]

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India successfully carries out second test of K-4 submarine-launched ballistic missile

New Delhi, January 24: In a major milestone to augment its strategic arsenal and delivery systems, India on Friday successfully test-fired the 3,500 km strike range K-4 submarine-launched ballistic missile off the coast of Vishakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh. Moving a step closer towards building a strong nuclear triad, this is the second time in the […]

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Kerala nurse tests positive for coronavirus in Saudi Arabia; CM seeks Centre intervention

Thiruvananthapuram, January 23: Amid reports that a Keralite nurse working in Saudi Arabia has tested positive for the new coronavirus, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday urged External Affairs minister S Jaishankar to take up the matter with the Gulf nation and ensure expert treatment. Vijayan made the request in a letter to Jaishankar in this […]

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Intl’ community understands Pak double standards: Indian MEA

New Delhi, January 23: Pakistan’s attempt to create an alarmist situation in Kashmir failed and the global community understands its double standards, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Thursday. The MEA also said there is no role for any third party in the Kashmir issue which has to be resolved bilaterally with Pakistan and […]

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NCC aircraft makes emergency landing on Expressway at Meerut

Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh), January 23: A two-seater aircraft used by the National Cadet Corps (NCC) made an emergency landing on the Eastern Peripheral Expressway here on Thursday following engine failure, officials said. The incident took place around 1.45 pm on the highway near Sadarpur village, Ghaziabad Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Kalanidhi Naithani said. “The plane […]

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Dump the Trump: India reiterates no scope for third-party mediation on Kashmir

New Delhi, January 22: There is no scope for any third party on the Kashmir issue, government sources asserted on Wednesday in response to US President Donald Trump’s fresh offer to “help” India and Pakistan resolve the lingering dispute. New Delhi’s long-held position has been that Kashmir is a bilateral issue between India and Pakistan and […]

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Supreme Court refuses to stay CAA, NPR; Centre given four weeks to respond

New Delhi, January 22: In a setback to anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protesters, the Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to stay the operation of the CAA and the National Population Register (NPR). A three-judge Bench headed by Chief Justice SA Bobde–on a transfer petition by the Central government–restrained all high courts from passing any orders on CAA. […]

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