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US President Donald Trump & Kim Jong Un conclude historic summit

  Addressing a press conference after meeting Kim Jong Un in Singapore, US  President Donald Trump said that sanctions against North Korea will continue till an assesment of the extent of denuclearisation is completed.He also said that the Kim agreed to destroy a missile engine testing site during the signing ... Read More »

India welcomes historic Trump-Kim summit

In its reaction, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) at the same time hoped that any resolution to the North Korean “peninsula issue” will address New Delhi’s concerns about Pyongyang’s proliferation linkages with India’s neighbourhood, seen as an apparent reference to Pakistan. India has been pressing for a probe into ... Read More »

3,000 additional Atal Tinkering Labs announced

NITI Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission has selected 3,000 additional schools for the establishment of Atal Tinkering Labs (ATL) , bringing the total number of ATL schools to 5,441. The selected schools shall receive a grant of Rs 20 lakh spread over the next five years to establish Atal Tinkering Labs ... Read More »

Star system with three Earth-sized planets discovered

Researchers from Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias (IAC) and the University of Oviedo in Spain analysed the data collected by the K2 mission of NASA’s Kepler satellite, which started in November 2013. The study, published in the journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (MNRAS), reveals the existence of ... Read More »

Charges framed against Rahul Gandhi in defamation case

The court had on May 2 asked Rahul Gandhi to appear before it to record his plea in the defamation case filed by RSS worker Rajesh Kunte in 2014. In September 2016, the SC has refused to interfere with the criminal proceeding against Rahul Gandhi when he refused to tender an ... Read More »

Trump and Kim Jong-Un begin historic talks in Singapore ​

US President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un of North Korea today made history by becoming the first sitting US and North Korean leaders to meet and hold formal talks. The historic meeting took place in Singapore’s Sentosa Island at the Capella hotel. The two leaders shook hands firmly when ... Read More »

As rain plays truant, Mumbaikars battle sultry weather

After witnessing heavy rainfall on June 9, the city has remained considerably dry. As per India Meteorological Department (IMD) prediction, “one or two spells of rain/thundershowers in the city and suburbs (are likely) for the next two days”. Earlier on Sunday, the Met department downgraded its “heavy to very rainfall” ... Read More »

Piyush Goyal launches ‘Rail Madad’ App and ‘Menu on Rails’ App

The application was launched by Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday as the Modi government completes four years in office. ‘Menu on Rail’ will display menu to passengers travelling in Mail/Express, including Humsafar Train, Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto, Gatiman Express and Tejas Express, the railways said in a statement. The food ... Read More »

Nirav Modi latest to join list of London absconders: Reports

UK Govt officials have assured Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju, at a meeting of Britain’s full cooperation in India’s efforts to extradite Nirav Modi, liquor baron Vijay Mallya and others. It seems India’s big ticket economic absconders Lalit Modi and Vijay Mallya have added to their ranks ... Read More »

PM Modi’s security to be tightened: MHA

The Home Minister directed that all necessary measures be taken in consultation with other agencies to suitably strengthen the security arrangements for the prime minister. The security of Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be strengthened in the wake of reports of an assassination plot against him by the Maoists. The ... Read More »

PM Modi puts forward a unique concept of ‘SECURE’ at the SCO

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also provided a mantra, secure…S’ for security for citizens, ‘E’ for economic development, ‘C’ for connectivity, ‘U’ for unity, ‘R’ for respect of sovereignty and integrity, and ‘E for environment protection. The two-day SCO summit in Qingdao had a number of important takeaways. The SCO is ... Read More »

PM Modi visits former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee at AIIMS

A statement from AIIMS said that he is stable and a team of doctors under supervision of Dr. Randeep Guleria are conducting tests.  The 93-year-old leader has been admitted on doctors’ advice. The BJP stalwart ruled India as Prime Minister between 1998 & 2004. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP veteran ... Read More »

13 dead, 31 wounded in Kabul attack

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the latest attack in the Afghan capital, which comes a day before the government’s ceasefire with the Taliban is expected to start. The blast occurred at the main gate of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development, police and health ministry spokesmen said. ... Read More »

DoT launches 5,000 WiFi choupals in partnership with CSC

“My dream will come true if you accept the challenge to open extension counters of banks in 2.9 lakh places. If required we can collaborate with renewable and power ministry to set-up small solar units at your places so that electricity becomes free,” Goyal said after IRCTC and CSC e-Governance ... Read More »