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Hindi author Krishna Sobti dies at 93

“She was about to complete her 94 years in February, so an age factor was there no doubt. For the last one week she was in the ICU”. “Even after being extremely sick, she was very much aware about her thoughts, about what was happening in the society,”. She was ... Read More »

Nadal beats Tsitsipas to reach Australian Open final

The 17-time grand slam champion served brilliantly — he has yet to drop a set in this tournament — to progress to a 25th grand slam final of a remarkable career, five short of Federer’s all-time record. “It felt like a different dimension of tennis completely,” a shocked Tsitsipas told ... Read More »

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa arrives in New Delhi

He will be accorded a ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan. Prime Minister Modi and President Ramaphosa will hold delegation level talks on bilateral, regional and global issues of mutual interest. The two countries will sign agreements in different fields. Ramaphosa  will be the Chief Guest at the Republic Day Parade. ... Read More »

Delhi Police arrests two J&K based Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists

DCP, Special Cell, Pramod Singh Kushwaha said, one of them was arrested with incriminating materials from Rajghat on the intervening night of 20-21of this month.  He was the mastermind of the recent spree of throwing grenades in various parts of Jammu and Kashmir. The other was nabbed from Bandipora in ... Read More »

India, Maldives agree to continue close cooperation on maritime security, counter-terrorism & medical cooperation

Both sides held substantive discussions on further strengthening bilateral defence cooperation.  Defence Minister Sitharaman reiterated India’s commitment to contribute towards capacity building and training requirements of the Maldives National Defence Forces. Mariya Ahmed Didi is in India on an official visit and she will witness the 70th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath. She ... Read More »

NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant at Davos 2019

Kant also said bringing in too many rules will stifle innovation and the objective is to use AI for the benefit of all. “To ensure AI doesn’t remain elitist it is very important to create a global alliance, much like CERN was for particle physics. You need broad norms but ... Read More »

PM interacts with winners of Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2019

The Prime Minister appreciated and congratulated the award winners for their achievements. Prime Minister said while the awards recognise the efforts of the young souls; they serve as an inspiration for other children like them. Prime Minister has urged the extra-ordinary children to stay connected with nature. He shared some ... Read More »