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The Real Reasons Behind China's Big Investments In Sri Lanka.

China is setting up outposts in the Indian Ocean as part of Beijing’s broader strategy to secure the passage of Middle East oil through the Strait of Malacca and counter American naval hegemony in the region; and have Sri Lanka pay for it!

- Forbes.com - US

Botched ISI operation led to Delhi clerics’ detention in Pakistan.

The account now available suggests that the duo were detained by Pakistan intelligence operatives on the suspicion of an underhand agenda. However, the unilateral operation, perhaps carried out without the political authorities being kept in the loop, seems to have backfired.

- Times Of India - IN

Teen Shubhang shines again.

For the second straight year, teen sensation Shubhang Hegde hogged the limelight at the Karnataka State Cricket Association annual awards at the Chinnaswamy stadium here on Saturday. The 15-year-old all-rounder, who had clinched four awards last season, bagged three prizes for his consistent performances in different ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

No house tax if AAP wins civic polls: Kejriwal.

In a major poll promise, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said house tax will be abolished and pending dues will be waived if Aam Aadmi Party emerges victorious in the municipal elections.Calling current house tax structure as "draconian", the AAP chief said that it has become a source of widespread ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

BJP kickstarts campaign in Delhi.

The BJP has taken a plunge for the next big challenge in Delhi where civic elections in April are giving saffron corporators jitters as they face huge anti-incumbency and performance issues. BJP president Amit Shah's strategy, as outlined in his first rally on Saturday, is to highlight "corruption" that, he said, has ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

A change that changed it all!.

When a 10-year-old Kuldeep Yadav arrived at the cricket academy of coach Kapil Pandey in Kanpur, he nursed the dreams of emulating Pakistan fast bowler Wasim Akram. Pandey, however, found his frail built unsuitable for fast bowling and veered him towards spin. And thus began the journey of an Indian chinaman bowler, a ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Gaikwad puts Sena in a fix.

The Shiv Sena seems to be in a fix over its MP Ravindra Gaikwad beating up an Air India staffer and then getting himself put on a no-fly list by the Federation of Indian Airlines, even as he and his party became a punching bag on social media. In fact, Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray had expressed displeasure over the ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Kuldeep halts Aus charge.

It was a forgettable first session for India. Their injured captain Virat Kohli was ruled out, they lost the crucial toss and then grassed a golden opportunity to dismiss David Warner in the first ball of the innings. As Warner and the man in form Steven Smith, with yet another fine century, exploited the bowling, the ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Kejriwal, five AAP leaders face trial in defamation case.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and five other AAP leaders will face trial in a criminal defamation case filed by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley over the DDCA controversy. The court framed notices against Kejriwal and other Aam Aadmi Party leaders - Ashutosh, Kumar Vishwas, Sanjay Singh, Raghav Chaddha and Deepak ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

City police to emulate London cops in control room response.

The Bengaluru police will go the London police way and upgrade the dial '100' control room system for quickest response. During a recent visit to London, city police commissioner Praveen Sood obtained information from the London police about the use of technology in control rooms for quickest response.The police have ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Prof Mungekar delivers lecture on 'Political Economy of Demonetization'.

Srinagar: Former MP , Member Planning Commission, Vice-Chancellor Mumbai University, Prof BL Mungekar, today delivered a special lecture on Political Economy of Demonetization,' at the Nowgam-I academic block of the university here. Vice-Chancellor,... The post Prof Mungekar delivers lecture on 'Political Economy of ...

- Kashmir Life - IN

Lok Adalat in Srinagar on April 8

Srinagar: District Legal Service Authority, Srinagar is going to organize a National Lok Adalat in the district under the Chairmanship of Principal District & Sessions Judge Srinagar, Rasheed Ali Dar on April 8,... The post Lok Adalat in Srinagar on April 8 appeared first on Kashmir Life.

- Kashmir Life - IN

Time to catch up with latest technological innovations: VC

Srinagar: Vice-Chancellor of University of Kashmir Prof Khurshid Iqbal Andrabi said academic and research institutions cannot remain oblivious to catching up with latest technological innovations. Addressing two-day national-level seminar 'Electronic Devices, Systems and... The post Time to catch up with latest ...

- Kashmir Life - IN

Tufail Matoo Killing: Court hears protest petition seeking fresh investigation

Srinagar: The protest petition filed by the Tufail Matoo's family was heard in the court of Judge Small Causes Srinagar on Saturday. Prosecuting Officer for State as well as the Counsel for the... The post Tufail Matoo Killing: Court hears protest petition seeking fresh investigation appeared first on Kashmir Life.

- Kashmir Life - IN

'Akhtar Hathao, Party Bachao', says Abid Ansari

Srinagar: People's Democratic Party legislator from Zadibal Constituency Abid Hussain Ansari Saturday said that his campaign against party spokesperson Naeem Akhtar is based on facts and truth. He said that his sole objective... The post 'Akhtar Hathao, Party Bachao', says Abid Ansari appeared first on Kashmir Life.

- Kashmir Life - IN

People have expectations with PDP, won't let them down: Mehbooba

Srinagar: Terming peace as prerequisite to holistic and equitable development of the State, Peoples Democratic Party president and Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday said the people have expectations with her government... The post People have expectations with PDP, won't let them down: Mehbooba appeared first on ...

- Kashmir Life - IN

Kashmir by-polls to prove waterloo for RSS backed PDP: Dr Farooq

Srinagar: National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah on Saturday said the upcoming by-polls to the two Kashmir parliamentary constituencies are not just the battle of ballot but fight for survival of secularism, which... The post Kashmir by-polls to prove waterloo for RSS backed PDP: Dr Farooq appeared first on ...

- Kashmir Life - IN

Indiscriminate firing by CRPF creates panic in Kulgam village

Srinagar: Firing shots reverberated in Nilaw village of Kulgam on Saturday evening after para-military personal stationed guard at the gate of camp “found some suspicious movement”, police said. The guards of 18 battalion... The post Indiscriminate firing by CRPF creates panic in Kulgam village appeared first on ...

- Kashmir Life - IN

Lt Gen Anbu visits Kashmir, asks soldiers to remain vigilant

Srinagar: The Northern Army Commander Lt Gen D Anbu on Saturday reviewed the overall security situation in the Kashmir Valley. Accompanied by Chinar Corps Commander Lt Gen JS Sandhu, the Army Commander visited the... The post Lt Gen Anbu visits Kashmir, asks soldiers to remain vigilant appeared first on Kashmir Life.

- Kashmir Life - IN

Kashmiri documentary filmmaker wins special environment award in USA

Srinagar: Prominent Kashmiri filmmaker Jalal Ud Din Baba has won Palamdale Vision Award 2017' at 5th Annual WATER TAKE 1 film festival at Ventura, California, USA for his documentary SAVING THE SAVIOIR.' Award... The post Kashmiri documentary filmmaker wins special environment award in USA appeared first on Kashmir Life.

- Kashmir Life - IN

EU agency suspends 300 drugs tested by Indian firm

European Medicines Agency has recommended suspension of around 300 medicines on which bioequivalence studies were conducted by Chennai-based Micro Therapeutic Research Labs, citing unreliability of data. Bioequivalence studies are usually the basis for approval of generic medicines.

- Times Of India - IN

Kuwait- Mattis meets with Greek, Indian officials

Kuwait- Mattis meets with Greek, Indian officials...

- MENAFN - JO

Indian vice president defends liberal values, right to dissent

NEW DELHI, March 25 — Indian Vice-President Hamid Ansari said today universities must uphold liberal values and respect dissent, a month after violent protests erupted at a university in the capital Delhi over a speech by a student accused of...

- The Malay Mail - MY

New Indian envoy arrives in Kathmandu

Kathmandu, March 25 India's new Ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri arrived here on Saturday to begin his tenure in the key posting, that will see him help foster close ties between the two neighbours. Puri, who was so far Indian envoy to Belgium and is India's 24th Ambassador to Nepal, succeeds Ranjit Rae who had ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Four killed, property damaged in Tripura storm

Agartala, March 25 At least four people, including a woman, were killed and two others injured when a heavy seasonal thunderstorm accompanied by rain hit Tripura on Saturday, police said. The dead, as per a police official, included three labourers from Jharkhand after the vehicle in which they were travelling overturned as ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Government misused Lok Sabha majority to get bill passed: Congress

New Delhi, March 25 The Congress on Saturday accused the government of tax terrorism and falsehood, saying it had misused its majority in the Lok Sabha to get passed the Finance Bill that seeks to amend 40 laws in one go. The bill has unleashed a sordid culture of tax robbery and raid raj and provided a window to corporate ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Four startups from T-Hub bags global awards

Hyderabad, March 25 Four startups from T-Hub, one of the largest start-up ecosystem builders in India, have bagged global awards, a statement said on Saturday. Hug Innovations, Loop Reality, AuthBase and Kheyti have received prestigious awards and recognitions in competitions held exclusively to identify emerging start-ups ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Vice President Hamid Ansari defends liberal values, right to dissent

NEW DELHI - Indian Vice-President Hamid Ansari said on Saturday universities must uphold liberal values and respect dissent, a month after violent protests erupted at a university in the capital Delhi over a speech by a student accused of sedition. 

- Reuters - US

Indian-Americans rally against hate crimes, say 'we are here to stay'

Indian-Americans also joined Jewish and Muslims for a candle light vigil to express solidarity against the hate crimes that have hit them in recent weeks. At another round table discussion, Senator Ben Cardin held Trump responsible for the current anti-immigrant atmosphere.

- Times Of India - IN

Fifa U-17 World Cup 2017: Head of events expresses satisfaction over DY Patil stadium's progress

A delegation of the world football governing body FIFA, accompanied by members of the Local Organising Committee , visited the DY Patil Stadium to assess the progress of preparations at the Navi Mumbai venue for the Under-17 World Cup. The post Fifa U-17 World Cup 2017: Head of events expresses satisfaction over DY Patil ...

- Firstpost - IN

Fire at Jabalpur ordnance factory, explosions follow

A fire broke out at Ordnance Factory, Khamaria in Jabalpur district of Madhya Pradesh this evening, setting off a series of explosion. The post Fire at Jabalpur ordnance factory, explosions follow appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Development for all, appeasement of none, says UP CM

Asserting that there will be no appeasement of anyone, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Aditya Nath Yogi today promised development for all without any discrimination on the basis of caste, religion or gender.Aditya Nath, whose ascent to power is seen with suspicion by some sections, also told the BJP cadres and supporters not ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

'We are here to stay', says Indian-Americans

"We are here to stay", Indian- Americans have vowed while holding a series of meetings to express their concern over growing hate crime incidents against ethnic and religious minorities in the US."No matter what gunmen or the President say, this is our country, we are here to stay, and we will keep demanding our rightful ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Police officials of particular caste being targeted: Akhilesh

Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today accused the Aditya Nath Yogi government of targeting police officials of a "particular caste", after IPS officer Himanshu Kumar was suspended for "indiscipline". Kumar was recently in news for his controversial tweets accusing senior police officers of targeting ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Police investigate Indian lawmaker over airline sandal fracas

Indian police said on Friday they were launching an investigation into a Hindu-nationalist lawmaker a day after he acknowledged hitting an Air India official 25 times with his sandals in a row over a business class seat. The state carrier and other airlines said they would bar Ravindra Gaikwad from flying after the fracas ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Indian Mother, Son Found Dead At New Jersey Home

The family hailed from the south Indian state of Andhra Pradesh and had reportedly been living in the U.S. for nine years.

- Yahoo! News - US

3 dead as government troops raid militants in Bangladesh

NEW DELHI — Police in Bangladesh say two civilians and a policeman have been killed in explosions as troops raided a suspected military...

- Townhall.com - US

UP CM doubles grant for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

Yogi announced the doubling of financial grant given to pilgrims of Kailash Mansarovar from Rs 50,000 to Rs 1 lakh and said that the state government will get a Mansarovar Bhawan constructed somewhere near Delhi or any other state for the benefit of the pilgrims.

- Times Of India - IN

Development of all, appeasement of none: Yogi

In his first public speech as the Uttar Pradesh chief minister, Yogi Adityanath said that his government will work for the development of all and there will be no discrimination. "We will follow "sabka saath, sabka vikas" mantra of PM Modi, Yogi said.

- Times Of India - IN

Fire brigade will spray 'Ganga Jal' on CM residence, Akhilesh's dig at Yogi

Taking a dig at the "purification rituals" carried at the UP chief ministers official residence here, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav said today that he would get the fire brigade to spray Ganga Jal on it after returning to power in 2022."When we come back to power in 2022, we will bring Ganga Jal in fire brigade and ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

WB Congress not to invite Sibal, Singhvi in future programmes

West Bengal Congress chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury today said the state unit will not invite senior party leaders Kapil Sibal and Abhishek Manu Singvi in future programmes as they had represented the TMC government in the Narada sting case in the Supreme Court."We will not invite Sibal and Singhvi for any future prgramme of ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Rajnath shares meal with BSF officer who lost eye-sight

A BSF officer, who lost his eye-sight fighting insurgents, was in for a pleasant surprise today when Home Minister Rajnath Singh came to visit him and shared a meal with the family.Singh, who was here to attend a passing out ceremony, was told by senior BSF officers about Assistant Commandant Sandeep Mishra and his wife ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Development of all, appeasement of none is the policy of my govt: Adityanath

In his first public speech after taking charge as Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath said that his government will work for the development of all and there wont be any discrimination on the base of caste, religion. He was addressing the public meeting in his home constituency from where he was elected to Lok ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Shaun Tait, Australian speedster who married Mumbai-based model, now an Overseas Indian Citizen

India's quest for an express fast bowler might have just got a massive boost after Australian pacer Shaun Tait revealed himself to now be an 'Overseas Citizen of India' . The post Shaun Tait, Australian speedster who married Mumbai-based model, now an Overseas Indian Citizen appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Coast Guard seizes Pakistani fishing boat off Gujarat coast

The Indian Coast Guard on Saturday apprehended a Pakistani fishing boat with nine crew members in Indian waters The post Coast Guard seizes Pakistani fishing boat off Gujarat coast appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

MQM-Pakistan denounces Altaf Hussain for seeking Modi's help

Party founder appealed to Indian prime minister to raise voice for Karachi's Muhajirs The post MQM-Pakistan denounces Altaf Hussain for seeking Modi's help appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Himachal to import chemical to treat apple plants

Shimla, March 25 The Himachal Pradesh government has got permission from the Union Ministry of Agriculture for importing a chemical and machinery to combat serious problems afflicting apple produce, an official said on Saturday. The Himachal Pradesh Horticulture Produce, Marketing and Processing Corporation would soon ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Feeling beautiful begins with feeling confident, says Deepika

Mumbai, March 25 Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone was on Saturday officially announced as a newly appointed global ambassador of beauty brand LOréal Paris, joining the likes of Jane Fonda, Blake Lively, Julianne Moore, Susan Sarandon and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. "I've always believed that feeling beautiful begins with ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Give Yogi a chance, say panelists at Culture conclave

New Delhi, March 25 It was an awkward moment of sorts when the panelists at a culture conclave were suddenly asked to share their perspectives on newly-appointed Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Aditya Nath Yogi.

- Yahoo! News - US

Intense discussion on culture and nationalism at conclave

New Delhi, March 25 The relationship between culture and nationalism as well as the impact of both of these on each other remained the high-point at a culture conclave here on Saturday. The major outcome of the intense discussion, lasting over an hour, highlighted that the Indian civilization, over the course of history, ...

- Yahoo! News - US

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