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Exit polls forecast big win for BJP in Haryana, Maharashtra

The India Today-Axis exit poll projected 166-194 seats for the BJP-Shiv Sena combine in the 288-member assembly and 72-90 for the opposition Congress-NCP alliance. The exit poll by News18-IPSOS gave the BJP a near-majority on its own by predicting a whopping 142 seats for the party and 102 for its ... Read More »

Heads of Foreign Missions in India to visit the Golden Temple, Amritsar

The visit is being organized by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations in collaboration with the State Government of Punjab and the Shiromani Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee. Civil aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, and President, ICCR will accompany the Heads of Missions. The event comes days ahead of the inauguration of ... Read More »

Siachen area now open for tourists & tourism: Govt

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said the government has decided to open the entire area from Siachen base camp to Kumar Post for tourism purposes. Addressing a function in eastern Ladakh to inaugurate Col Chewang Rinchin Bridge on Shyok River, the Defence Minister said that Kashmir is India’s internal matter and ... Read More »

Defence Minister inaugurates bridge at Shyok River in Ladakh

Constructed at an altitude of 14650 feet in the forward area of Ladakh region. The bridge has been built by the Border Roads Organisation. It will not only provide all weather connectivity in the region but also be a strategic asset in the border areas. Better connectivity in Ladakh would ... Read More »

US India Strategic Partnership Forum calls on PM Modi

The Prime Minister appreciated the delegation for reposing faith in the Indian Economy. He mentioned about the evolving start-up ecosystem in the country, highlighting the entrepreneurial risk taking capacity of India’s youth. The Prime Minister also outlined the steps taken by the Government including Atal Tinkering Labs and conducting Hackathons ... Read More »

Winter Session of Parliament to be held from Nov. 18 to Dec. 13

Two crucial ordinances are on the list to be converted into law during the session. One ordinance reducing the corporate tax rate for new and domestic manufacturing companies to arrest slowdown in the economy and boost growth was issued in September to give effect to amendments in the Income Tax ... Read More »

Technology is the bridge to achieve ‘SabkaSaathSabkaVikas’: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today unveiled the book “Bridgital Nation” and presented its first copy to Ratan Tata in an event organized at 7, LokKalyan Marg, New Delhi today. The book has been written by N Chandrasekaran and RoopaPurushottam. Technology: The bridge to achieve ‘SabkaSaath, SabkaVikas’ Addressing the gathering, PM ... Read More »

Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo sworn in for final term

Widodo, popularly known as Jokowi, took oath at a ceremony in the capital, Jakarta, attended by politicians and foreign dignitaries that was broadcast live on national television yesterday. Re-elected in polls that took place in 17th April, the 58-year-old was sworn into office along with 76-year-old vice president Maruf Amin, ... Read More »

Protests over economic crisis paralyzes Lebanon

Nationwide protests paralysed the country as thousands of demonstrators blocked major roads in a second day of rallies against the government’s handling of a severe economic crisis and the corrupted politicians. Lebanon is witnessing the biggest protest since 2015 and it could further destabilise the country whose economy is already ... Read More »