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India to come up with surrender policy for Kashmiri youth taking up guns

India is coming up with a surrender and rehabilitation policy for the youth who want to give up militancy in Jammu and Kashmir. The Union Defence Ministry is deliberating over the issue with the Union Home Ministry in New Delhi

India records decline in new Covid cases, tally over 7.4 million

With a spike of 62,211 new Covid-19 cases and 837 deaths in 24 hours, India's tally reached 74,32,680, the Union Health Ministry data said on Saturday

India buying winter clothing from US, Europe for troops in Ladakh

Amid the standoff with China which has necessitated deployment of augmented army presence at the Line of Actual Control, India has gone for urgent purchase of additional high-altitude winter clothing from the US for troops deployed at forward locations in eastern Ladakh

US Justice Department lauds CBI for acting against computer fraud

India's premier investigative agency Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has been appluaded by the US Department of Justice for taking simultaneous action against several companies for transmitting pop-ups to the victims' personal computers with warnings or bogus messages about serious technical problems including malware infections and defrauding US citizens

Basit Bilal stands out as role model for Kashmiri youth

Emerging from Jammu and Kashmir's worst militancy affected district of Pulwama, 18-year old Basit Bilal Khan has proved that the youth of Kashmir is second to none in academic excellence and chasing dreams for a better tomorrow

Mask and movies: How cinema viewing has changed in post Covid era

After around seven months of complete closure due to the restrictions imposed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, movie theatres in the national capital reopened for the public on Friday

Muslim youth tops India's NEET 2020 with cent per cent score

Soyeb Aftab of Odisha has topped the NEET 2020 examination for entrace to medical and dentail colleges with a perfect score of 720 out of 720. Shoaib's parents are over the moon that their son's hard work has got him this success

India conducts another night trial of Prithvi-II missile

India on Friday successfully conducted another night trial of indigenously-developed nuclear-capable Prithvi-II ballistic missile from a defence test facility off Odisha coast, DRDO sources said

India on road to be trans fat free by 2022: Health Minister

Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday said that due to the unprecedented challenges faced by the world on account of the coronavirus pandemic, there has been a renewed focus on food, nutrition, health, immunity and sustainability

India giving free ration to 800 million poor amid pandemic: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that India has been providing free ration to about 80 crore (800 million) poor for the last 7 to 8 months during coronavirus pandemic, which entails a cost of around Rs 1.5 lakh crore

India's Covid tally nears 74L, nearly 65L cured

With a spike of 63,371 coronavirus cases and 895 deaths in 24 hours, India's tally reached 73,70,469 cases, the Union Health Ministry data said on Friday

Indian vice chief's US visit will enhance military ties

To enhance military cooperation, Indian Army Vice Chief, Lieutenant General S K Saini, will visit the United States for three days where he is to meet counterparts

Kashmir parties to work for restoration of 'special status'

Kashmir’s opposition parties, meeting on Thursday in Srinagar, have decided to work together for restoration of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir as it existed before 5 August 2019, formalising their alliance as the ‘Peoples’ Alliance for Gupkar Declaration’

India will tour Australia in December

Cricket Australia chairman Earl Eddings has put doubts over India’s upcoming tour to Australia to rest, saying he has got assurance from his Indian counterpart Sourav Ganguly that Virat Kohli’s men would travel Down Under for a full-fledged series

PM Modi reviews Covid research and vaccine ecosystem

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday took a review meeting of the research and vaccine deployment ecosystem against the COVID-19 pandemic including testing technologies, contact tracing, drugs and therapeutics in the presence of Health Minister Harsh Vardhan