India has revived the stalled project to acquire a dozen Japanese US-2i amphibious aircraft, worth around Rs 10,000 crore, ahead of PM Narendra Modi’s visit to Tokyo on November 11-12 to further cement the bilateral strategic partnership.
Islamic State group’s fighter Subahani Haja Moideen, an Indian who trained in Iraq in 2015 and met some of the Paris attackers, has informed Indian intelligence agencies that most youngsters from India who joined IS are based in the Syrian city of Raqqa, the de-facto capital of the self-proclaimed caliphate.
In what seems to be a sign of escalating tensions, Pakistan army personnel are being increasingly deployed along the 190km international border in Jammu at border outposts and camps usually manned by the Pakistan Rangers.
The Children's Film Society of India (CFSI) has announced the second edition of three-day National Children's Film Festival (NCFF). Coinciding with Children's Day, the three-day fest will be held from November 14 to 16 in Jaipur on the theme of the festival being 'Make in India'.
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.
Rohit had sustained the injury on October 29 and if the treatment requires a surgery, it will rule him out for 10-12 weeks, which means he will not be able to make a comeback in the series against Australia.
Marin Cilic dumped a struggling Novak Djokovic out of the Paris Masters quarter-finals on Friday to pave the way for Andy Murray to become the new world number one. Cilic had lost all 14 previous meetings with Djokovic.
Second-half goals from Kean Lewis and Marcelinho helped Delhi Dynamos beat Kerala Blasters 2-0 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in match 30 of the Indian Super League on Friday. With this win, Delhi went top of the table with 13 points.
The rupee on Friday recovered by 5 paise against the US currency to end at 66.70 on stray dollar selling by banks and exporters even as stock markets continued to decline. The benchmark BSE Sensex tumbled over 156 points to end at 27,274.15, while broder Nifty shed 51 points to 8,433.75.
Spooked investors remained hesitant for the fifth session in a row amid uncertainty over US election result, pulling Sensex 156 points to near four-month low of 27,274.15. The session saw pharma stocks tumbling following reports of a likely US probe against Indian pharma companies making generic drugs.
It was around 12:30pm on Thursday afternoon when the tourists and locals visiting India Gate got a pleasant surprise at the Rajpath lawns. Before they knew it, John Abraham and Sonakshi Sinha, both dressed in olive green Force 2 T-shirts and military-print trousers arrived to pay their respects to martyrs.