India and Russia are likely to sign as many as 18 agreements when PM Narendra Modi hosts President Vladimir Putin in Goa on Saturday for the 17th India-Russia annual summit meet. Defence and nuclear cooperation will again be among the highlights of their engagement.
The Jammu & Kashmir police suspended a deputy superintendent on Thursday for passing on sensitive information about security deployment to Pakistani intelligence agencies during the ongoing unrest in the Kashmir Valley.
India is going to ink a Rs 39,000 crore deal for five new-generation Russian S-400 Triumf air defence missile systems, which can destroy incoming hostile aircraft, stealth fighters, missiles and drones at ranges of up to 400-km.
On Thursday, Ernakulam central police arrested a 39-year-old man who had swindled Rs 1.39 crore from his boss by promising to arrange dealerships of BMW and Audi cars in Kochi. Juby Mathew, a native of Elappara village in Idukki, was arrested from his luxury flat at Edachira near Kakkanad. The accused were produced before the magistrate and remanded in police custody for further investigation.
In the aftermath of the incident in which a cab ride back home after a party turned into a nightmare for a 22-year-old woman who was allegedly kidnapped and physically assaulted, Jaipur police on Thursday have asked night clubs and bar owners to ensure proper safety and security to the women.
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.
Yuvraj Singh shrugged off rustiness as he hammered Madhya Pradesh to submission with a superb knock of unbeaten 164 as Punjab posted a record 347/3 on the first day on a track helpful for the seamers in a Ranji Trophy encounter.
"At the moment, there is no replacement for Dhoni in limited overs. He is too good a player and a leader. There is no need to think of changing captaincy. Dhoni knows when to hand the baton to Kohli," Roy said.
The five-member BRICS bloc saw a 5.8 per cent growth in containerized trade with the world in the first half of 2016 on the back of a strong showing by India, says Maersk Line, the world's largest container shipping company.
After rubbishing reports that the release of 'Raees' has been postponed, producer Ritesh Sidhwani refuted rumours that Pakistani actress Mahira Khan will be replaced in the film, after MNS demanded a ban on films featuring Pakistani artists.