The Army continues to steadily upgrade its “operational readiness” all along the 778-km Line of Control, with redeployment of troops and some “forward movement” of ammunition and fuel dumps, even as it “refines” a variety of contingency plans in conjunction with the IAF.
India said on Thursday that Pakistan should scan its national database to identify and verify the terrorists who attacked the Army camp at Uri by testing the “irrefutable evidence” it was willing to provide Islamabad by way of fingerprints and DNA samples.
Agitating Marathas are planning a show of strength in Mumbai after organising large rallies in different parts of the state. At a high-level meeting of prominent Maratha lawmakers in Mumbai on Tuesday, an action plan was drafted to mobilise more than one crore Marathas for a procession in Mumbai.
Apple has announced biggest-ever price drop for its smartphones in India. Under the new pricing, iPhone 6S (128GB), carying an MRP of Rs 82,000, will now be available at an MRP of Rs 60,000. iPhone 6s Plus (128GB) will now be available at an MRP of Rs 70,000, the smartphone too has received a price cut of Rs 22,000. Apple's 4-inch smartphone iPhone SE, too has got a price cut. The 64GB version of iPhone SE will now be available at Rs 44,000.
Devendra Jhajharia's success - made tougher against the backdrop of financial disabilities - is testament to his willpower and physical prowess. Jhajharia delivered a record throw of 63.97m in the men's javelin throw F46 event in Rio.
In the largest foreign direct investment in the country since Narendra Modi-led BJP came to power in 2014, Vodafone Plc, Europe’s biggest mobile service provider, has infused Rs 47,700 crore ($7.5 billion) in its Indian arm.
Market benchmark Sensex rebounded by 266 points on Thursday to close at over two-week high of 28,773.13 and the NSE Nifty went past the 8,800-mark, tracking upbeat global cues after the US Federal Reserve left rates unchanged.