Tag Archives: India

Ceasefire Violation: Border Firing Declines

After a weeklong violence in the International border of Jammu and Kashmir, there has been a decline in the firing from the Pakistani rangers. Though there were 4 targeted BSF posts in Kathua district, in the Jammu and Samba district, it seemed to be a peaceful night on Thursday. There was no loss of life or damage reported. On Friday, ...

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Jaitley warns Pakistan, ‘Our Forces will make the Cost of Adventurism Unaffordable’

As ceasefire violations are continued by Pakistan Rangers along the International Border of Jammu and Kashmir, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said that Pakistan must stop unprovoked firing and shelling on the border and warned, "If Pakistan persists with this adventurism, our forces will make the cost of this adventurism unaffordable." Jaitley, who has been discharged from hospital on Thursday, warned ...

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Kashmir Border Fire: “Indian troops have frequently violated ceasefire,” says Pakistan Media

While violation of ceasefire continues by killing and injuring many in the borders, Pakistan media claimed that Indian troops have violated the LoC in the border. According to the media reports in Pakistan, “Indian troops have frequently violated ceasefire.” After the continuous ceasefire violations, Pakistani rangers still fires bullets and mortar shells in Jammu and Kashmir injuring many more people ...

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Ceasefire Violation: 3 Injured, Pakistan targets 40 BSF posts in Jammu district

After a major ceasefire violation which killed 5 civilians on Sunday, at least 3 civilians are injured on in heavy firing and worst mortar shelling by Pakistan rangers on Monday, along the international border in Jammu district. According to reports, this is the 17th time that Pakistan violating the ceasefire. Pakistan Rangers targeted 40 Border out Posts and 25 border ...

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New York Times Apologises for Cartoon on India’s Mars Mission

In response to the complaints and criticisms received from the readers, New York Times has issued apologies for its offending cartoon on India’s Mars mission, on Monday. The controversial cartoon has depicted a man knocking the door of a room, with a cow, at the “Elite Space Club.” The cartoon was illustrated by Singapore based cartoonist Heng Kim Song. Readers ...

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Major Ceasefire Violation by Pakistan Troops: 5 Killed, 25 Injured in Jammu Border

Five civilians have been killed and 29 have been injured in a major ceasefire violation by Pakistan Rangers in Arnia of Jammu and Kashmir. The latest worst shelling has been reported while people celebrating the holy Eid-ul-Azha festival. According to the reports, since October 1, Pakistani troops are violating the Line of Control (LoC) for the 11th time. Reports say, ...

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Modi Launches Clean India Campaign: ‘I will not dirty the place, nor will I let it be dirtied’

In the aim of creating a ‘Swachh Bharat’ or ‘Clean India’,Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the nationwide campaign by symbolically wielding a broom, on Thursday. To celebrate the 150th birthday of the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, Modi symbolically wielded a broom, spreading the mission to all Indians for creating a clean India and making it as a mass ...

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Helpline Numbers Opened for info on Trains Collision in Gorakhpur; 13 Killed

In another gory late night train accident, the Krishak Express collided with the Lucknow-Barauni Express at the Nand Nagar railway crossing in Cantonment area of Gorakhpur district in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday killing at least 13 passengers and injuring more than 100. With many passengers still trapped inside three crushed coaches, rescue operations are underway and reports quoting witnesses said ...

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J&K Floods Update: Death Toll Shoots up to 400 Despite Massive Rescue Operations

Jammu and Kashmir flood situation turns worse with death toll mounting to more than 400 on Tuesday, with tens of thousands still trapped on rooftops and 2,000 villages submerged in waters in Kashmir valley, despite a massive rescue and relief operations taken up on war-footing by the Indian Armed Forces. A senior official from India’s National Disaster Response Force was ...

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World Badminton Championship: Third round with India’s Saina, Sindhu to Take off Today

Today, Thursday August 28, 2014 third round of the World Badminton Championship at the Ballerup Super Arena in Copenhagen will see India’s champion shuttler Saina Nehwal and last year’s bronze medallist PV Sindhu play. After Parupalli Kashyap’s early exit, both Saina and Sindhu remain India’s best medal hopes in the World event as Saina, who has returned after an injury, ...

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Flipkart Flash Sells Xiaomi Mi3 in 2.3 Seconds This Time

India’s online retailer Flipkart again created history selling Xiaomi smartphone Mi3 in 2.3 seconds after it was opened for sale exactly at 2.00 pm today, August 19, 2014, third time since July 22 and the fifth batch of smartphones put on sale. As soon as someone hits the buy button, Flipkart considers the device sold and all the 20,000 smartphones ...

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Ebola Outbreak: 2 Nigerians Admitted to Hospital in India after Being Screened at Delhi Airport

Amid scare of Eloba virus outbreak in some West African countries claiming over 1000 lives till date, two Nigerian nationals travelling from Nigeria were admitted to a hospital in India for observation after being screen at Delhi Airport. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Thursday said in a statement that two Nigerian passengers, aged 24 and 27, have been ...

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‘Ek Villian’ Box Office Collections in UK, UAE, Australia Overwhelming, India in Rs.16 Crorer Range

Going by early trends, “Ek Villain” featuring Ritiesh Deshmukh and Siddharth Malhotra is going great in overseas market, especially in Australia and United Kingdom. In the UK, Ek Villain collected £ 62,905 (Rs.64.33 lakhs) on Friday, tweets trade analyst Taran Adarsh, without giving Indian figures so far. In the Gulf or the UAE market saw Rs.1.14 crore collected on Friday. ...

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Secretary Culture Launches Logo, Posters and Webpage for Festival of India in South Africa

Secretary, Ministry of Culture Shri Ravindra Singh here today launched the logo, posters and webpage for the Festival of India in South Africa which will be celebrated from 18th July 2014 to 31st August 2014. Speaking on the occasion, Shri Ravindra Singh said that India enjoys close and cordial relations with South Africa and that India’s links with the struggle for ...

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Prioritizing Road Safety in India

The UN General Assembly has adopted 2011-2020 as the Decade of Action for Road Safety and set a goal for reducing fatalities from road accidents by 50 percent during the period recognizing the severe impact of road accidents on global health. Every year about 1.2 million people die and 50 million get affected in road accidents globally losing 1.2 trillion ...

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