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IAF Trainer Aircraft Crash, Both Pilots Safe, Injured

NEW DELHI, June 1: An Indian Air Force (IAF) trainer aircraft Kiran crashed on the outskirts of Chamarajanagar town on Thursday after the two pilots ejected safely before the crash. The incident took place at Bhogapura about 10 km from Chamarajanagar town and the pilots identified by the local police as Tejpal and Bhumika, who […]

Shadow of Ukraine War: Manufacturing of Vande Bharat Trains Run into Trouble

NEW DELHI, June 1: The joint venture (JV) between Russian transportation giant Transmashholding (TMH) and Indian public sector undertaking (PSU) Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL) to manufacture Vande Bharat Express train sets, valued at nearly $3.63 billion (over ₹30,000 crore), has run into problems. The issue involves sanctions imposed on Russia, following the Russia-Ukraine war, […]

TCS Denies of Having Warned its Employees Working from Home

NEW DELHI, June 1: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), one of the country’s leading IT services company, has refuted claims that it sent strict warning to employees who are not complying with its return to office policy. In a statement, a TCS spokesperson said the company has been encouraging employees to work from office for three […]

Protesting Wrestlers: Khap Panchayats to Devise Strategy on Friday

Manas Dasgupta NEW DELHI, June 1: A final decision on the farmers and khap mahapanchayts support to the protesting wrestlers will be taken at a meeting in Haryana on Friday, the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Naresh Tikait said on Thursday. “The Khap Panchayat and these girls (wrestlers) will not get defeated. A decision will […]

Chapters on Democracy, Periodic Table, Sources of Energy Deleted from Class 10 Textbooks

Manas Dasgupta NEW DELHI, June 1: Has democracy become “irrelevant or outdated in the present context?” The question has been raised after an entire chapter on “Democratic politics” was deleted from Class 10 textbook published by the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) for the new academic year. The NCERT had undertaken the […]

French Company Alstom to Manufacture 100 Vande Bharat Trains

NEW DELHI, May 31: French rail company Alstom will manufacture 100 aluminium bodied trains with sleeper facility beating an Indian company in bidding. Alstom won the bid after quoting the lowest for the tender at a price of ₹150.9 crore per train. Hyderabad-based Medha Servo Drives, the only other company to participate in the bidding, had […]

Woman Stripped, Thrashed in Public in Gujarat

NEW DELHI, May 31: A woman was allegedly stripped, abused and beaten in full public view by a group of persons, including her estranged husband, in Dahod district of Gujarat. The police have arrested her husband and three others in this connection, an official said on Wednesday. The incident occurred on May 28, and the […]

In Karnataka Style Modi Dubs Rajasthan Congress Ministry “85 Per Cent Commission Government”

Manas Dasgupta NEW DELHI, May 31: Copying the Congress-style of Karnataka election campaign, the prime minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday launched the BJP’s campaign in Rajasthan with a “85 per cent commission government” jibe to hit out at the Ashok Gehlot government in the state which will go to polls by the end of the […]

NIA Raided 16 PFI Properties in Karnataka

Manas Dasgupta NEW DELHI, May 31: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) sleuths simultaneously raided 16 properties allegedly belong to activists of the banned Popular Front of India (PFI) in Dakshina Kannada in connection with the ongoing investigation into terror funding. According to sources, the search was carried out in Bantwal, Uppinangady, Venur and Belthangady. Among the […]

Hindu Women’s Petition to Allow Prayer in Gyanvapi Mosque Valid: Allahabad High Court

Manas Dasgupta NEW DELHI, May 31: Allowing the case to continue before a local Varanasi court, the Allahabad High Court on Wednesday dismissed a plea by the Anjuman Intezamia Masjid Committee, which manages the Gyanvapi mosque, against the civil suits that sought the right to worship Maa Shringar Gauri and other deities within the mosque […]