Sustainable tourism is catching up in India, courtesy millennials
But things may be changing for the better: more millennials are opting for ‘greener’ holidays, and many resorts, homestays and hotels across the country from Gir and Bandhavgarh to Andamans and Kerala are working to build a conscious client base.
How funds are boosting legal firepower in India
As offshore investors increase their India play, they are setting up inhouse teams here to ad...
China objects to Rajnath Singh's visit to Arunachal Pradesh
Reacting to the visit of Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to Tawang, Spokesman of t...
View: Staying out of RCEP gives India a chance to reflect on its competitiveness
While there are strong views against RCEP, there is equally a large number in favour of access to the largest market of the world. The one common point was that India’s issues and concerns needed a fair hearing by the other 15 RCEP member countries. Eventually, it boiled down to the fact that India’s issues remain unresolved.
Pakistan a DNA of terrorism, home of all shades of darkness: India at UNESCO
"Pakistan's neurotic behaviour has resulted in its decline to a nearly failed state with its weak economy, radicalised society and deep-rooted DNA of terrorism," Ananya Agarwal, who led the Indian delegation to the UNESCO General Conference being held in Paris. "We condemn Pakistan's disappointing misuse of UNESCO to spew venom against India and politicise it," she added.
1962 conflict with China significantly damaged India's standing at world stage: S Jaishankar
Delivering the fourth Ramnath Goenka memorial lecture, Jaishankar also said the Simla agreement of 1972 resulted in a revanchist Pakistan continuing problems in Jammu and Kashmir.
Rajnath visits LAC forward post, says armies of India, China sensible enough to reduce tensions
"During my Bumla visit I have come to know that despite perceptional differences on the boundary issue both the Indian Army and the PLA have been sensible enough to reduce tensions on LAC," Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said. During a visit to the forward post of Bum La, Singh congratulated the Army for showing "great maturity" in all situations.
Niti Aayog's report to reveal India's health system
The report, titled New India: Building Blocks - Potential Pathways to Reforms, will be released on Monday. The report reveals India’s health system as a story of multiple fragmentations at the level of payers and risk pools, healthcare services and at digital backbone running it, the Aayog said on Friday
CBI raids Amnesty India offices in Bengaluru
"The CBI on Friday conducted searches at the offices of Amnesty International India Private Limited and Indians for Amnesty International Trust in Bengaluru and New Delhi," said Amnesty India in a statement.
WTO says US not complying fully on India steel dispute ruling
India first filed its complaint at the WTO in 2012, after Washington imposed duties of nearly 300 per cent on imports of products including carbon-quality steel pipes, after complaining that Indian steel manufacturers were benefitting from unfair subsidies.
India gives befitting reply to Pakistani delegate’s propaganda on J&K, religious freedom in India
India exercised its right of reply to Pakistani delegate's propaganda on Jammu and Kashmir, and religious freedom in India, at 40th UNESCO G...
Seven IAF pilots sent to Russia for India's first manned mission to space
Gaganyaan is India's manned space mission which the ISRO aims to launch by December 2021. The project aims at sending the astronauts to a lower orbit of the earth and the spacecraft will have a capsule with adequate supply of oxygen and other essential material and facilities for the astronauts. ISRO is working in tandem with the IAF for the mission.
Hand over wanted Indians living in Pakistan if serious about better ties with India: Jaishankar
"The relationship is difficult since many years, mainly because Pakistan has developed an important terrorist industry and sends terrorists to India to carry out attacks. Pakistan itself does not deny this situation," he said, in response to a question about Pakistan FM's remark that relations with India are "close to zero".
India, UK enhancing defence ties: British High Commissioner
The high commissioner said the UK's civil service head of the Ministry of Defence and a Homeland Security Trade Mission led by Director of the UK Defence and Security Organisation will visit India this month.
India's PC market up 15.8% on year in Q2: IDC India
According to IDC, Indian PC market inclusive of desktops, notebooks, and workstations, shipped 3.1 million units, in Q3FY19 as Windows 7 is near to its scheduled end in early 2020. The desktop category saw a 10.6 per cent on year growth in its shipments, mainly contributed by Windows 10 refresh buying from the banking sector.
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