Saba Qamar’s “Hindi Medium” continues to make headlines – for all the right reasons

Saba Qamar’s “Hindi Medium” continues to make headlines – for all the right reasons

Karachi, January 21 (Dawn): The 63rd Jio Filmfare Awards held in Mumbai, saw glamour and glory galore, but we only had one thing on our minds: Hindi Medium‘s wins. The film bagged five nominations in the following categories, Best Film, Saba Qamar for Best Actor (Female), Irrfan Khan for Best Actor (Male), Best Director, and Best […]

Chinese experts rattled by India’s ICBM Agni V

Chinese experts rattled by India’s ICBM Agni V

Beijing, January 19 (Global Times): India’s latest test of an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM), Agni V, a nuclear-capable weapon, poses  direct threat to China’s security as well as a big challenge to the global efforts of nuclear-nonproliferation,  Song Zhongping, a military expert and television commentator, told Global Times on Friday. After initial tests, the missile would be […]

India files charge sheet against Pakistan-based terrorists Hafiz Saeed and Syed Salahuddin

India files charge sheet against Pakistan-based terrorists Hafiz Saeed and Syed Salahuddin

New Delhi, January 18 ( PTI):  India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday filed a charge sheet against 12 persons, including Lashkar-e-Taiba (Let) chief, Hafeez Saeed, and Hizb-ul-Mujahideen head, Syed Salahuddin, in a case related to alleged funding of terror and secessionist activities in the Kashmir Valley, and sought permission to continue the probe. The […]

Jallikattu: Five gored to death at Indian bull-taming event

Jallikattu: Five gored to death at Indian bull-taming event

Tamil Nadu, Jan 18 (BBC) – At least five men in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu have been gored to death while watching a bull-taming contest known as Jallikattu. The men were spectators at events held since Sunday. The controversial sport is making a comeback after a ban. It was banned by the […]

L.Subramaniam and Kavita Krishnamurthi enthrall audience at joint Indo-Lankan celebration of independence

L.Subramaniam and Kavita Krishnamurthi enthrall audience at joint Indo-Lankan celebration of independence

Colombo, January 17 (newsin.asia): For the first time in the history of diplomatic relations between India and Sri Lanka, the Indian High Commission here celebrated the 70 th year of the independence of India and Sri Lanka together this year. And that was done with panache with a thrilling concert by the iconic Indian violinist […]

China helping Pakistan fortify bunkers on the Indo-Pak border in Rajasthan

China helping Pakistan fortify bunkers on the Indo-Pak border in Rajasthan

New Delhi, January 17 (India Today): China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) is helping the Pakistan Army to fortify its bunkers along the Rajasthan border, according to a latest intelligence report accessed by India Today. Reports say that four to five Chinese military personnel have been reported at the Pakistani post in Jannatgul opposite Bikaner. Inputs […]

“India will be the fastest growing economy in 2018”, Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

“India will be the fastest growing economy in 2018”,  Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

Colombo, January 16 (newsin.asia): With a World Bank projected growth of rate of 7.3%, the Indian economy will be the fastest growing economy in the world, said the Indian Information Technology and Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. Delivering the Lakshman Kadirgamar Memorial Oration here on Monday, Prasad said that India had moved up 42 places […]

Crisis in Indian Judiciary shows signs of snowballing

Crisis in Indian Judiciary shows signs of snowballing

New Delhi, January 16 (newsin.asia): The crisis in the Indian Supreme Court which began last week, appeared to have blown over by the weekend thanks to the efforts of mediators. But the widespread expectation of an amicable solution to the conflict between Chief Justice Dipak Misra and four senior judges was belied the very  next […]

India is traditionally a secular country, says Indian minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

India is traditionally a secular country, says Indian minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

Colombo, January 15 (newsin.asia): India is a secular country, and its secularism is rooted in its hoary religious tradition, asserted Ravi Shankar Prasad, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Cabinet Minister of Law, Justice and Information Technology in his Lakshman Kadirgamar Memorial Lecture here on Monday. Expounding his theory, Prasad said that India is secular […]

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