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Ola calls off strike, Uber to continue protest in Mumbai

MUMBAI: App-based taxi aggregators Ola on Wednesday withdrew the strike here which was called by the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS), while Uber chose to continue the protest. MNS transport union called off the strike for Ola drivers in Mumbai following discussions with Ola officials today evening. The union is, however, ... Read More »

Indian government should stop war mongering, constant blustering: Pakistan

Just days after Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s warning to Pakistan over protection of India’s territorial integrity, the foreign office of Pakistan has said that the Indian leadership must end “constant blustering” and “stop creating an atmosphere of war mongering”. Pakistan Foreign Office spokesperson Muhammad Faisal issued a statement, carrying ... Read More »

62 higher educational institutions awarded full autonomy by Centre

NEW DELHI: The University Grants Commission has awarded full autonomy to 62 higher educational institutes including top varsities such as Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Banaras Hindu University (BHU) and Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and University of Hyderabad The 62 institutes include  52 Universities i.e. ... Read More »

Bangladeshi extremist group ABT may target Indian cities: Report

New Delhi: Sources in the Indian intelligence agencies have revealed that Bangladesh-based Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) – an Islamic extremist group – may have plans of targeting several cities in India. The information is believed to have come to light after Maharashtra Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) arrested five suspected terrorists recently. Previously, ... Read More »

Congress` Lingayat move aimed at Yeddyurappa: BJP Minister

BENGALURU: Congress’s decision to recognise Lingayat community as a religion is aimed at preventing Yeddyurappa from winning, alleged BJP leader and Union Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal. “Karnataka CM wants to reverse decision of Manmohan Singh govt on Lingayat community. Yeddyurappa ji comes from Lingayat community, Congress is doing so to ... Read More »

Padma awards to be conferred tomorrow

New Delhi : Noted music composer Illaiyaraja, Hindutava thinker Parameswaran Parameswaran and 41 other prominent personalities will the conferred with the prestigious Padma awards of 2018 by President Ram Nath Kovind here tomorrow. The function will be held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here with the attendance of Vice-President M Venkaiah ... Read More »

VinaCapital to invest US$10 million in Vietnamese real estate firm Ricons

19/8/2018 – Vietnamese asset management firm VinaCapital is investing US$10 million in Ricons Construction Investment JSC, a subsidiary of the country’s leading developer Cotec Construction Joint Stock Company (CotecCons). Fundings for the investment was made through its London Stock Exchange-listed Vietnam Opportunity Fund (VOF) and VinaCapital said, “this investment is ... Read More »

267 schools in Delhi running sans fire safety certificate: Sisodia

New Delhi :  As many as 267 schools, including government and state-aided schools, do not have fire safety certificate in the national capital, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia told the Delhi Assembly today. Sisodia, who holds the education portfolio, said that 162 city-run schools and 105 government-aided schools do not have ... Read More »

Swaraj meets Nepal’s commerce minister, ways to boost trade discussed

New Delhi : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today met Nepal’s Industry, Commerce and Supplies Minister Matrika Yadav and discussed ways to take forward trade, commerce and developmental partnership. “Neighbourhood first! EAM @SushmaSwaraj met with Nepal’s Minister of Industry, Commerce and Supplies, Matrika Yadav. Leaders discussed ways to take our trade, ... Read More »

Amazing Advances in Asia’s Military AI and Robots

The objective of the military is to protect the nation’s sovereignty by securing its borders and keeping its people safe. With the advent of the Internet of Things, Artificial intelligence is greatly advancing the sector of military intelligence. Military might is now measured by its intelligence and robots, and less ... Read More »

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