89 terrorists killed in Jammu and Kashmir this year; over 200 still active

To a question about the number of militants present in J&K, Lieutenant General  D P Pandey said about 200-225 ultras were active across the UT.

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China and India miss UN deadline to update emissions targets

China is the country with the world's highest emissions, while India is third.

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NIA searches 15 locations in J&K in 2 cases, arrests LeM terrorist

The official said that in the LeM case, the NIA, along with J&K police and CRPF, conducted searches at nine locations in Shopian, Anantnag and Jammu districts.

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Saudi Arabia invites PM Narendra Modi for climate summit

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman unveiled the Middle East Green Initiative, as well as the Saudi Green Initiative, in March of this year.

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After three months hiatus, India-China engage in top commanders-level talks

After a three-month hiatus, the talks are taking place. Delegates from the Indian military are discussing disengagement in areas such as Hot Springs, Gogra and a 900 square kilometre area in…

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'Taliban verified Danish Siddiqui's identity, then killed him': Expert

Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Danish Siddiqui was killed during clashes between Taliban fighters and Afghanistan’s security forces near a border crossing with Pakistan.

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We prioritise 'institution-building' as part of peace-building, says diplomat Pratik Mathur at UNGA

As part of the development support globally, in 2017, India established the India-UN Development Partnership Fund. In 4 years, the Fund has developed a portfolio of 64 development projects in…

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Part of Blinken's civil society meet, Tibet House Director Dorji expresses concern about Chinese Communist Party

Dorji Damdul was an interpreter for his holiness the Dalai Lama for many years was part of the US Secretary of state Blinken's civil society meets in Delhi

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Quadrilateral working group on use of Chabahar port likely to meet later this year: MEA

Located in the Sistan-Balochistan province on the energy-rich Iran's southern coast, the Chabahar port is being increasingly seen as a fulcrum of connectivity to Central Asia

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India's UNSC presidency: Maritime security, peacekeeping, counter-terrorism key issues, says ambassador Tirumurti

India will be the president of the top UN body for August and as the president, it decides the agenda for the month, coordinates important meetings and other related issues.

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Focussed on spacecraft and human safety amid COVID-19, recalls NASA’s Dr. Swati Mohan of Mars Mission

Born in Karnataka, India, Swati Mohan moved to the US at a very young age and aspired to be a doctor

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Indian govt announces 27% reservation for other backward classes, 10% for economically weaker sections in medical education

Government of India on Thursday announced the decision for providing 27% reservation for OBCs and 10% reservation for Economically Weaker Section in the All India Quota Scheme for undergraduate…

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A boost for Cycling in India: 11 cities conferred Cycling Pioneers award, provided funds 

Bengaluru, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Kohima, Nagpur, New Town Kolkata, Pimpri Chinchwad, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara, and Warangal, are the cities that are placed in the Top 11. 

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90% Indian women ate less during COVID-19 lockdown: Study

The study, published in the journal Economia Politica, indicated a decline in household food expenditures and women`s dietary diversity in May 2020 compared to May 2019.

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Rajnath holds bilateral talks with his Belarusian counterpart in Dushanbe

In addition to discussing bilateral defence cooperation, the two ministers also discussed challenges relating to regional security

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