Post Tagged with: "India News" - 18 Posts Listed

Cyclone Vayu to hit Gujarat, Maharashtra, Lakshadweep

Gujarat : The Cyclone Warning Division of the India Meteorological Department has said that Cyclone Vayu is likely to move nearly northward and cross Gujarat coast between Porbandar and Mahuva around Veraval and Diu region. According to the latest weather forecast, a severe cyclonic storm with a wind speed of 110-120 kmph to 135 kmph […]

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Under Construction flyover collapses in Varanasi : 15 dead & many trapped

Varanasi : At least 15 people have died and several are feared trapped after a portion of an under construction flyover collapsed in Uttar Pradesh’s Varanasi today. Two pillars of the under construction flyover collapsed crushing cars and a local bus under it in Cantt area. Many of those trapped are reported to be labourers […]

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President Okays Ordinance for Death to Child Rapists

President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday approved an ordinance to provide death penalty for those convicted of raping girls below age 12 years besides clearing another ordinance to confiscate property of fugitive economic offenders. The President promulgated The Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018, which was approved by the cabinet on Saturday and which seeks to […]

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Defence Ministry allows purchase of 7.40 lakh assault rifles, 5,719 sniper rifles for Indian forces

New Delhi: In a major decision, the defence ministry today approved capital acquisition proposals worth Rs 15,935 crore which included purchase of 7.40 lakh assault rifles, 5,719 sniper rifles and light machine guns to bolster the strength of the armed forces. The long-pending proposals were cleared at a meeting of the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), […]

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RBI to feature Konark Sun Temple in new Rs 10 note

Bhubaneswar : Odisha’s famous Konark Sun Temple which is also known as the ‘Black Pagoda’ will be featured in the new Rs 10 notes in the Gandhi series to be issued by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). The country’s central bank is said to have printed around 1 billion pieces of the new Rs […]

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Pakistan issues visa to Kulbhushan Jadhav’s mother, wife

New Delhi: Pakistan has granted visa to Indian death row convict in Pakistan Kulbhushan Jadhav’s wife and his mother, Pakistan’s foreign office spokesperson confirmed on Wednesday. The two will meet Jadhav — a former naval officer sentenced to death for espionage by a Pakistan military court — on December 25, Pakistan’s foreign office spokesperson Mohammad […]

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