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NEW DELHI

A joint operational doctrine for the army, the navy and the air force to effectively deal with India's security challenges was released today.

NEW DELHI

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has condemned the killing of 25 CRPF personnel by Naxalites in Chattisgarh, saying the government should take note of such incidents and suitably compensate the aggrieved families.

Author: 
Arun Srivastava

The road to the prime minister’s official chamber goes through Champaran, Mahatma Gandhi’s karmbhumi. Of late karmbhumis across the country have attained immense importance for the political system of the country as well as to the practitioner of the trade. They have come to realize that for decent survival it is imperative that he should identity with any of the legends.      

Author: 
Arun Srivastava

After bombing Syria on the pretext of avenging chemical attack on the rebels, Trump also severed its personal relations with the Russian President Vladimir Putin. Strange enough before making this decision Trump did not wait to weigh the pros and cons of his arbitrary decision. Certainly having a good relation with Russia would have helped Trump in a better way. Trump would have been credited with retrieving some of US glory and hegemony lost in the wake of Russia taking initiative on war against the terrorists and ISIS in Syria.

Observing restraint in speech and behaviour is a sine qua non of democracy. In practical, day-to-day life this is not always strictly observed but even so there is an undrawn red line or an unwritten no-go which is usually observed by all political parties. The violation of this code of democratic conduct started during the CPM rule in West Bengal, especially toward the end of its long monopoly of power, when the writing on the wall had become all too visible.

SEOUL

Nuclear-armed North Korea on Tuesday marked a military anniversary with a massive conventional firing drill, Seoul said, as a US guided-missile submarine docked in South Korea amid tensions over Pyongyang’s weapons ambitions.

Paris

French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron`s political campaign was targeted by a group of Russian hackers last month, according to a report by a cybersecurity research group Tuesday.

Beirut

The toll in Turkish air strikes on Kurdish forces in northeast Syria today rose to 18 killed, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

Washington

The US today imposed "sweeping sanctions" on Syrian government officials in response to the suspected sarin gas attack on civilians earlier this month.

Washington

A new study finds most people on Earth have already felt extreme and record heat, drought or downpours goosed by man-made global warming.

Washington

A top body of Indian-American doctors has expressed shock and disappointment over the Trump administration's dismissal of physician Vivek Murthy as the US Surgeon General.

Chicago

The physician who was dragged off a United Airlines flight in Chicago this month was verbally and physically abusive, and flailing his arms before he lost his balance and struck his mouth on an armrest, according to the aviation officer who pulled the man out of his s

Washington

The US is about actions at the United Nations, America's ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said today as she led an ambassadorial delegation from the Security Council for a meeting with President Donald Trump.

Washington

The US Senate has easily confirmed Sonny Perdue, the son of a farmer, as the next secretary of agriculture, filling one of the few remaining vacancies in President Donald Trump's cabinet after a long delay.

Washington

US President Donald Trump today discussed with German Chancellor Angela Merkel the conflicts in Syria and Yemen and the "urgent security challenge" posed by North Korea in a phone call, the White House said.

Pyongyang

A US guided-missile submarine arrived in South Korea today and envoys from the US, Japan and South Korea met in Tokyo, as North Korea prepared to mark the anniversary of the founding of its military.

Washington

Ivanka Trump's advocacy for women and girls is taking her to a conference in Berlin today. The international outing is aimed at building support for investment in women's economic empowerment programs.

Islamabad

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif may file a review petition against the Supreme Court’s verdict in the high-profile Panamagate case as his family fears that the strong observations made by the five-judge bench may influence the Joint Investigation Team’s probe, a

Kabul

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis warned of "another tough year" in Afghanistan as he arrived on an unannounced visit today, hours after his Afghan counterpart resigned over a deadly Taliban attack that triggered anger and left the embattled army in disarray.

Lucknow

Attacking the Yogi Adityanath led BJP government in Uttar Pradesh, Samajwadi party president Akhilesh Yadav said today that those wearing saffron scarves have got the licence to beat up policemen and attack police stations.

Lucknow

Former Uttar Pradesh government minister Gayatri Prajapati and two of his alleged accomplices were today granted bail by a special court here in connection with a rape case.

Lucknow

District magistrates and police chiefs in UP have been asked to activate their information network by the Yogi Adityanath government which has taken exception to their failure in getting prompt reports about incidents in their area.

Lucknow

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav today lost his cool with media persons for asking questions on his uncle Shivpal Yadav's reported statement on giving party chief post to his father Mulayam Singh Yadav.

Chandigarh

Punjab Police has firmed up plans to set up a Special Operation Group (SOG) on the lines of the National Security Guard (NSG) to deal with any terror attack in the state which shares border with Pakistan.

Chennai

The Madras High Court today granted an interim injunction restraining the Tamil Nadu government from opening or relocating state run TASMAC liquor shops along national or state highways.

Accepts meeting Sukesh
Report by: 
Agencies

AIADMK (Amma) leader TTV Dhinakaran has confessed to meeting Sukesh Chandrsekar, the arrested middleman in the EC bribery case, assuming he was a high court judge, as Delhi Police, which quizzed him for the third day in a row, grilled him for almost seven hours today.

Lucknow

The Uttar Pradesh government tonight announced an ex-gratia compensation of Rs 30 lakh to each of the two CRPF jawans from the state who fell to Naxal bullets in Chhattisgarh.The decision was taken at a meeting of state cabinet, chaired by Chief Minister Yogi Adityana

NEW DELHI

The CBI has registered an FIR against its former director Ranjit Sinha for allegedly trying to influence the coal scam probe as the agency's chief.The action against Sinha came after the Supreme Court directed the agency to constitute a special investigation team to l

COOCH BEHAR (WB)

Continuing to voice her opposition to sharing Teesta waters with Bangladesh, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today claimed that the river had dried up and if its water had to be shared, the people and the farmers in the region would not get a drop.

Kolkata

Residents of two adjoining areas at Sovabazar in north Kolkata today fought a pitched battle among themselves protesting the involvement of some locals in alleged anti-social activities.

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