The notorious Al-Qaida terrorist group, which has played an active role in Afghanistan, is now planning to play a more active role in India, especially by targeting Indian security installations according to a recent document released by the organisation.
Al-Qaida has released elaborate instructions in a document titled 'Code of Conduct for Mujahideen in the subcontinent' which describes objectives, targets and dos and don'ts for its members.
ALSO READ: Moktar Belmoktar To Head Al-Qaida
Actress Vidya Balan has been chosen once again as the ambassador of the International Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM). She has been at the festival previously too and will be gracing it again in August this year.
Known for her women-centric roles in the movies, Vidya was happy about the progressive nature of women representation at the International Film Festival of Melbourne. She said, 'I am excited by the work of female directors and writers who have their work showing at the festival. Over...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in the Netherlands on Tuesday in the final leg of his three-nation tour which began with Portugal and then continued with the US. During his trip to the Netherlands, he is expected to hold talks with his Dutch counterpart Mark Rutte to strengthen bilateral ties.
"Landed in the Netherlands. This is a visit of immense importance, which will lead to cementing ties with a valued friend," Modi tweeted after his arrival in the Netherlands' capital, Amsterdam,
Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt came together for the song launch of their choreographer Ganesh Acharya's Marathi movie 'Bhikari'. Varun disclosed that Ganesh Acharya is a huge devotee of Ganpati and thus this new Ganpati song from his movie is very special to him.
Both the actors, Alia and Varun, have worked with Ganesh Acharya in 'Badrinath Ki Dulhaniya' and have a very strong equation with the ace choreographer.
ALSO READ: Alia Bhatt To Share Screen Space With Mom Soni Razdan
Varun has been...
As many as 39 IAS officers are under investigation for their alleged involvement in corruption and other irregularities.
The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT), which acts as a nodal authority for Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers, is conducting the proceedings, official sources said today.
Besides the 39 IAS officers, 29 from the Central Secretariat Service are also facing disciplinary proceedings.
Enquiries have started against the 68 officers, some of them working...
Bollywood Sultan Salman Khan might be disappointed with the lukewarm response to his recent Eid release 'Tubelight' but he did not let it show when it came to his annual Eid party! The party was attended by stars and his close family members, even his rumoured girlfriend Iulia Vantur!
Other attendees included Preity Zinta, Amrita Arora, Malaika Arora Khan, Sonakshi Sinha, Dia Mirza, Jacqueline Fernandez and Varun Dhawan. Although Aamir Khan was away at the time, his children Ira and Junaid attended...
As Modi Govt Set To Complete Two Years, PM Lists Major Achievements
NEWS WORLD INDIA | 0
May 3 , 2016 , 17:39 IST
With his government set to complete two years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday listed Mudra scheme, increased LPG coverage and electrification of villages as its major achievements and asked BJP MPs to take these "successes" to the people.
At the Parliamentary Party's meeting, which was attended by the top brass of the government and the party, including its chief Amit Shah, the Prime Minister maintained that the commitment that the government had made to the people has been fulfilled.
The issue of VVIP chopper scam, over which the BJP has targeted Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, was also taken up at its Parliamentary Party meet and the Rajya Sabha will debate it tomorrow and the Lok Sabha on May 6, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Rajiv Pratap Rudy said after the meet.
ALSO READ | Modi At Varanasi: Launch Of e-Boats Will Give Impetus To Tourism
The meeting also saw Modi and veteran leader L K Advani paying rich tributes to Balraj Madhok, one of the founders of Bhartiya Jana Sangh, who died here yesterday.
Briefing the media after the meeting, Rudy said, "The Prime Minister noted that the government as well as the Lok Sabha members will complete two years of their term. Mudra scheme, ongoing electrification of 18,000 villages, bringing over 3 crore families under the LPG network and distribution of cheap LED lights were cited as major successes. He asked the members to take them to people".
The Modi government was sworn in on May 26, 2014.
ALSO READ: PM Modi In Ballia, Calls Himself India’s Labourer No. 1
Condoling the death of Madhok, Modi said he had spoken to him recently and his commitment to ideology and philosophy had remained as strong as ever.
Advani also recalled his association with him and said he had a contribution in the rise of the party.