Hizbul Mujahideen (Hizb) commander Burhan Muzaffar Wani was popular among the social media-addicted teenagers of Kashmir. But, if you asked the common man on the street even a couple of months ago who was Wani, the standard response would have been: "An Indian agent."
Pakistan on Monday sought to further escalate the Kashmir issue, with PM Nawaz Sharif expressing shock over the killing of Burhan Wani and the foreign offi ce in Islamabad compounding the provocation by summoning India's high commissioner Gautam Bambawale to expresss “serious concern'' over the elimination of the Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist whom it called a “Kashmiri leader“.
While four will be new projects, the Centre has sanctioned Rs 85 crore for completion of the stalled grade separator at Rani Jhansi Road, a project that had started in 2006. The new projects are a flyover and underpass connecting Mahipalpur, Aerocity, IGI Airport and NH-8; a skywalk and foot over bridge (FOB) near ITO; a flyover-cum-rail over bridge near Narela for providing direct access from NH-1 to the Bawana Industrial Complex and widening of the road near Kashmiri Gate ISBT and Nigambodh ghat.
H-1B visas are back in news. A legislation has been introduced in US that seeks to bar Indian companies from hiring IT professionals on H-1B and L1 visas.Below is the list of companies that have been debarred/disqualified from applying for H-1B visas.
"India is basically the first landing point that Chinese brands launch and enlarge themselves overseas." The report also talks about the popularity of Indian domestic brands which it said "are very strong".
Ishant Sharma's has done an honest introspection of his bowling and has come to a conclusion that he has not been upto the mark in limited overs cricket unlike longer version where he is the pace spearhead.
Speaking at the 67th birthday of Sunil Gavaskar at the Cricket Club of India on Sunday night, former Mumbai batsman Shishir Hattangadi recalled a chance meeting with Don Bradman during a tour Down Under in 1985.
Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC) will launch the country’s first masala bond issue. The country’s largest mortgage company plans to raise Rs 2,000 crore worth bonds with an option to retain another Rs 1,000 crore worth oversubscription.
Across-the-board buying, backed by strong global cues, expectations of better corporate numbers, fall in crude oil prices and good progress of the monsoon pushed the sensex to near its 11-month high at 26,647 points on Monday with 29 of its 30 constituents closing with gains.