Rafale will certainly be a potent force-multiplier for the IAF, capable as it is of also delivering nuclear weapons. They will come with much better weapons and maintenance support packages. India will get the first Rafale in three years.
Expressing solidarity with the people of Balochistan against Pakistan's atrocities, European Parliament vice president Ryszard Czarnecki has said the European Union may impose economic and political sanctions on Islamabad, if the Asian nation fails to stop human rights violation in the region.
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.
With 813 points in his kitty, Virat Kohli was only behind South African talisman AB de Villiers and a place ahead of another experienced Protea Hashim Amla in the latest ICC ODI rankings released on Friday.
The 35-year-old Devendra Jhajharia, a left-hand amputee, is the only para athlete from India to have won two gold medals in the Paralympics, the earlier one being the yellow metal he won in 2004 Athens. He is in no mood of slowing down and is aiming for a treble in the 2020 Tokyo Games.
Tom Latham (56*) and Kane Williamson (66*) to get one better on India on Day 2 as the duo put on a clinic with an unbeaten 117-run stand for the second wicket to put New Zealand in a strong position at 152 for the loss of one wicket, in reply to India’s 318.
Indigo and GoAir airline on Friday filed objections to interim applications of the consortium of banks led by Oriental Bank of Commerce, which pleaded before the Debt Recovery Tribunal under garnishee proceedings to direct the budget carriers to deposit the money to be paid to Airbus with it instead of paying to the aircraft maker in the Vijay Mallya case.
With an aim to deepen corporate bonds market by attracting more overseas funds, markets regulator Sebi today decided to allow well-regulated Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPIs) to trade directly trade in these securities without any broker.
Saudi Arabia has offered to reduce oil production if rival Iran agrees to cap its own output this year, in a major compromise ahead of talks in Algeria next week, three sources familiar with the discussions told Reuters.