Kargil victory was symbol of India’s might: PM Modi:Prime minister Narendra Modi paid tributes to the heroes and martyrs of the Kargil war 20 years after they pushed back Pakistan from Indian soil in the Drass Sector. Expressing his gratitude, Prime Minister Modi addressed the audience and paid homage to the bravehearts who laid their lives in service of our motherland. He hit out at Pakistan for its duplicity on the issue of Kashmir and the proxy war from across the border.
Over a dozen naxals killed in Chhattisgarh encounter; Seven bodies of naxals recovered :In Chhattisgarh, more than a dozen naxals, including three female rebels, were killed in an encounter with security forces on Saturday.
CRPF celebrates its 81st Raising Day :The Central Reserve Police Force celebrated its 81st Raising Day today. On the occasion, Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai paid floral tributes to the martyrs of the force at National Police Memorial at Chanakyapuri in New Delhi.
PM Modi to share his thoughts in Mann Ki Baat tomorrow at 11 am:Prime Minister Narendra Modi will share his thoughts with the people in the country and abroad in his radio programme Mann Ki Baat on All India Radio tomorrow at 11 AM.
US President Trump threatens French wine in digital tax retaliation:The US President Donald Trump on Friday vowed “substantial” retaliation against France for a tax hitting US tech giants, accusing his counterpart Emmanuel Macron of “foolishness” and issuing a veiled threat to impose tariffs on French wine.
BRICS nations ask all states to prevent terror financing from their territories:India along with other BRICS nations on Friday called on all states to prevent the financing of terrorist networks and terrorist actions from their territories, as they condemned terrorism in all its forms and manifestations.
Taliban suicide blast in Afghanistan hits police, kills 3:An Afghan official says at least three police officers were killed when a Taliban suicide bomber targeted a district police headquarters in eastern Ghazni province.
2 dead, 8 swimming athletes hurt in South Korea balcony collapse:An internal balcony at a nightclub in South Korea collapsed on Saturday, killing two people and injuring 16 including American and other athletes at the world swimming championships, officials said.
GST Council reduces tax rate for electric vehicles from 12 to 5 per cent:The high-powered GST Council today decided to reduce the tax rate on electric vehicles to 5 per cent from the existing 12 per cent. The new rate will be effective from August 1.
GST Council trims rate on electric vehicles and chargers to 5 percent:The high-powered GST Council on Saturday decided to reduce the tax rate on electric vehicles (EVs) to 5 per cent from the existing 12 per cent, effective from August 1.
Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju receives Special Olympics Torch:Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju received the Special Olympics torch from Dr. Amar Prasad Reddy, the Chairman of the Special Olympics International Football Championship in New Delhi on Friday.
E-cigarettes are ‘undoubtedly harmful’, says WHO: Electronic cigarettes are “undoubtedly harmful” and should be regulated, the WHO said on Friday as it warned against the use of vaping products by smokers trying to quit their deadly habit.