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vice admiral karambir singh appointed next navy chief

Vice Admiral Karambir Singh appointed next Navy chief

Vice Admiral Karambir Singh has been appointed the next chief of naval staff. Singh will succeed Admiral Sunil Lanba who retires on May 31. At present, Vice Admiral Singh is serving as the Flag Officer Commanding in Chief of the Eastern Naval Command in Visakhapatnam.........

9 lakh jobs created in january 76 48 lakh in last 17 months epfo payroll data

9 lakh jobs created in January, 76.48 lakh in last 17 months: EPFO payroll data

Around 76.48 lakh new subscribers were added to social security schemes of the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) from September 2017 to January 2019, the data showed. This indicates that these many jobs were created in the formal sector over the past 17 months.........

yasin malik led jammu kashmir liberation front banned under anti terror law

Yasin Malik-led Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front banned under anti-terror law

JKLF has been banned under various provisions of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act. Its chief Yasin Malik is under arrest and at present lodged in Jammu’s Kot Balwal jail.........

lt gen rajesh pant to take over as new nat l cybersecurity centre chief

Lt Gen Rajesh Pant to take over as new nat'l cybersecurity centre chief

Lt Gen Rajesh Pant (retd) is all set to become the National Cyber Coordination Centre' chief (NCCC), taking over from Gulshan Rai. The position works under the Prime Minister's Office, currently being set up at a budget of Rs 1,000 crore. ........

pak national day india will not send any representative owing to invitation to hurriyat

Pak National Day: India will not send any representative owing to invitation to Hurriyat

India will not be sending any representative at the Pakistan National Day reception that will take place at the Pakistani High Commission. The reason behind this that the High Commission has invited Hurriyat representatives to the reception.........

national male workforce shrinking says labour report that govt buried

National male workforce shrinking, says labour report that Govt buried

For the first time since 1993-94, the actual size of India’s male workforce, or men who are working, has shrunk. Data from the NSSO’s Periodic Labour Force Survey 2017-18. This is the first instance of a drop in the male workforce that steadily swelled from 21.9 crore in 1993-94 to 30.4 crore in 2011-12 when the last NSSO survey was conducted.........

food served at karnataka govt s indira canteens unfit for human consumption lab reports

Food served at Karnataka govt's Indira Canteens 'unfit for human consumption': Lab reports

Lab tests have revealed that food served at Karnataka government-run Indira Canteens are unfit for human consumption. Items like rice, sambar and bisi bele bath (lentil rice dish), which were taken as samples. The tests reportedly found the presence of certain chemicals, bacteria and fungus. ........

india issues note verbale to pakistan over harassment of diplomats

India issues note verbale to Pakistan over harassment of diplomats

India has lodged a strong protest with Pakistan over several incidents of alleged harassment of Indian High Commission officials in Islamabad between March 8 and 11, and demanded an immediate investigation into them.........

instead of covering expenses upto rs 5 lakh pmjay providing claims just above rs 13 000

Instead of covering expenses upto Rs 5 lakh, PMJAY providing claims just above Rs 13,000

Under the PMJAY, the Centre’s flagship healthcare scheme which promises to cover hospital expenses of up to Rs 5 lakh for nearly 50 crore Indians, the average claim size is just over Rs 13,000, thereby implying that majority of the treatments being availed are low-cost procedures.........

india pakistan threatened to unleash missiles at each other pacified after us intervention report

India, Pakistan Threatened to Unleash Missiles at Each Other, Pacified After US Intervention: Report

The sparring between India and Pakistan last month threatened to spiral out of control and only interventions by US officials. At one stage, India threatened to fire at least six missiles at Pakistan, and Islamabad said it would respond with its own missile strikes "three times over".........

on rafale papers secrecy claims supreme court cites post rti revolution

On Rafale Papers Secrecy Claims, Supreme Court Cites Post-RTI "Revolution"

The concept of confidentiality in documents has undergone a change since the Right To Information Act was put in place, the Supreme Court indicated today during the hearing of petitions that sought review of the judgment in the Rafale case. ........

india asks pakistan to allow visa free travel on kartarpur corridor for 5 000 pilgrims per day

India Asks Pakistan to Allow Visa-Free Travel on Kartarpur Corridor For 5,000 Pilgrims Per Day

In the shadow of escalating tension in their ties, India and Pakistan held in a "cordial environment" their first meeting to finalise the modalities for a corridor linking Gurudwara Darbar Sahib in the Pakistani town of Kartarpur with Gurdaspur district in Punjab.........

president ram nath kovind confers gallantry awards 2019 full list of awardees

President Ram Nath Kovind Confers Gallantry Awards 2019 - Full List of Awardees

President conferred 411 gallantry awards and other Defence decorations to Armed Forces personnel and others on at an event held at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.........

if imran khan is a statesman he should hand over masood azhar to india says sushma

If Imran Khan is a statesman, he should hand over Masood Azhar to India, says Sushma

Sushma Swaraj said if Imran Khan is so generous and a statesman, he should give us Masood Azhar, The external affairs minister said India can have a good relationship with Pakistan, provided the neighbouring country takes action against terror groups on its soil.........

india us agree to build six nuclear power plants to prevent proliferation of weapons of mass destruction

India, US Agree to Build Six Nuclear Power Plants to Prevent Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction

India and the US have agreed to build six American nuclear power plants in India, in a boost to bilateral civil nuclear energy cooperation. The two countries said this in a joint statement issued at the conclusion of the 9th round of India-US Strategic Security Dialogue.........

bsnl crisis continues over 1 68 lakh employees yet to receive salary

BSNL Crisis Continues, Over 1.68 Lakh Employees Yet to Receive Salary

Full-time BSNL employees haven’t received their salaries for the month of February. on the other hand, contractual employees are in a worse situation in some circles, they haven’t received their salaries for the last 3 months.........

secret documents in rafale review plea jeopardize national security centre to supreme court

‘Secret documents in Rafale review plea jeopardize national security’: Centre to Supreme Court

The widely-circulated review petition against the Supreme Court’s December verdict in the Rafale deal that includes leaked defence ministry documents jeopardizes national security and should be dismissed, the defence ministry has told the Supreme Court in an affidavit filed.........

election commission forms panel to crack down on black money use during polls cbdt ed heads part of team

Election Commission forms panel to crack down on black money use during polls; CBDT, ED heads part of team

The Election Commission has formed a committee to check the use of black money in the polls. The team will include the heads of the CBDT, Enforcement Directorate and other financial authorities. The focus will primarily be on the southern states of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.........

indian government says naya pakistan should show naya action against terrorism

Indian government says Naya Pakistan should show Naya Action against terrorism

Indian government says naya Pakistan should show naya action against terrorism: While briefing the media over Indian Air Force (IAF) air strikes, the Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said that Pakistan is still pushing a false narrative on the aerial dogfight, however, the country has no proof to back its claim.........

third nuclear powered attack submarine from russia on its way to india

Third nuclear-powered attack submarine from Russia on its way to India

India is on course to lease out a second Akula-II nuclear-powered attack submarine from Russia with the two countries hammering out a deal worth almost $3 billion.........