security

Sri Lanka Tourism bolsters security, says it is open for business

Sri Lanka Tourism bolsters security, says it is open for business

April 25, 2019

After multiple attacks in the country on April 21, Sri Lanka is doing everything to maintain its peace. The country’s tourism board is providing all possible assistance to tourists in need of help and aiming to surpass the recent drop in the visitor’s arrival.

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‘MAHA-UDAN’ The Quantum Jump Towards Development

‘MAHA-UDAN’ The Quantum Jump Towards Development

October 31, 2017

Maharashtra is firmly poised to carry forward the objectives of central government’s ‘UDAN Yojana’ while targeting smaller cities for developing airports within a 800 km radius of existing airports. With a cap on the fare at INR 2,500 for a distance of 500 kilometres, it op...

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No-Frills Airports

No-Frills Airports

October 31, 2017

In line with its policy to make flying affordable for more people, the Indian government has developed a policy to promote low-cost or no-frills airports to complement the low-cost carriers. Currently, fewer than three pc of India’s 1.3 billion people fly and the Government of ...

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Trivia: the Indian Army

Trivia: the Indian Army

January 18, 2017

Founded on April 1, 1895, with the motto, ‘Service before Self’, the Indian Army has been working day and night since then to keep the nation sound and solid. And, not just that, they have achieved many milestones throughout their journey, which give us many reasons to be pro...

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India to test Agni V; Beijing within range

India to test Agni V; Beijing within range

December 14, 2016

India will be testing its latest Agni-V intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) today, which reportedly is capable of targeting locations as distant as northern China.

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India moves towards a digital economy post demonetisation

India moves towards a digital economy post demonetisation

December 2, 2016

India is witnessing a surge in digital payment, backed by government reforms and initiatives after high-denomination currency notes were discontinued in early November.

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Indian Army unit attacked in Jammu

Indian Army unit attacked in Jammu

December 1, 2016

Indian soldiers were killed in an attack by heavily-armed men in the most recent incident in Jammu and Kashmir.

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Manipur Sangai Festival showcases rich heritage of state

Manipur Sangai Festival showcases rich heritage of state

November 29, 2016

The annual Manipur Sangai Festival put on display the vibrant traditional performance art and sportive nature of the inhabitants of the north-eastern state.

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Israeli President meets Indian PM for bilateral talks

Israeli President meets Indian PM for bilateral talks

November 16, 2016

The Israeli President, Reuven Rivlin met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on a six-day visit to India, strengthening ties between the two countries. With a large allocation of spending on defence and increasing focus on international security, it comes as no surprise that Indo...

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Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) members killed after jailbreak

Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) members killed after jailbreak

November 1, 2016

After a jailbreak in Madhya Pradesh in October 2013 by seven Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) members, eight SIMI insiders escaped from behind the bars yet again and were killed on October 31, 2016. A nationwide high alert has been issued after the incident that is raisi...

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Bollywood film ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ caught in controversy

Bollywood film ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ caught in controversy

October 21, 2016

The terrorist attack in Uri, Jammu and Kashmir in September 2016, has affected a lot of dimensions in both India and Pakistan. And now, Bollywood suffers too as an Indian nationalist party protest the release of the Hindi movie ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ as it stars a Pakistani act...

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India ranks 66 in Rule of Law index

India ranks 66 in Rule of Law index

October 20, 2016

India has been placed at 66 out of 113 countries in the world for upholding the rule of law according to a freshly released report by World Justice Project.

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