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Exclusive: In Kargil War, India Was Minutes Away From Bombing Pak Bases

In the early hours of June 13, 1999, at the height of the Kargil War, Indian Air Force fighter pilots were minutes away from launching a full-fledged air attack deep inside Pakistan. Targets had been assigned, route maps finalised; personal revolvers to be carried by pilots had been loaded with ammunition and Pakistani currency collected, for use if pilots had to eject on the other side of the Line of Control and orchestrate an escape.........Read more

Bookmarked on 19th Jul 16

Bangalore and Chennai based companies declare Kabali’s release date a holiday

This action was taken after it was known that employees were planning on taking a mass sick leave to catch the film.........Read more

Bookmarked on 19th Jul 16

France Truck Attack: 80 Mowed Down in Nice During Bastille Day Celebration

Witnesses described hearing gunfire, although this was not immediately confirmed by the authorities........Read more

Bookmarked on 15th Jul 16

Govt saves over Rs 24,000 crore via DBT, Aadhaar - Times of India

In the course of the two hour meeting, the Prime Minister was informed that in 2015-16, an amount of over Rs 61,000 crore was distributed to over 30 crore beneficiaries, using Direct Benefit Transfer. This includes over Rs. 25,000 crore in MGNREGS, and over Rs. 21,000 crore in PAHAL (for LPG).........Read more

Bookmarked on 10th May 16

JSW Steel shortlisted to take over Tata Steel's UK biz

Other bidders include commodities trading group Liberty House, investment firm Greybull and US steelmaker Nucor, among others........Read more

Bookmarked on 10th May 16