Confirming the collusion between Kashmiri separatists and Pakistan-sponsored “disruptive” elements, the government informed the Lok Sabha on Tuesday that some key separatist leaders were reported to be in touch with terrorist leaders based across the border and in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.
Killing of three Indian soldiers at the LoC is likely to hurt the prospects of any substantive bilateral talk on the sidelines of the Heart of Asia conference on Afghanistan. Pakistan’s Sartaj Aziz has confirmed that he would attend the conference, but India has not proposed any bilateral talk.
A whopping 80-86 percent of those surveyed by C-Voter said the inconvenience caused by the demonetisation is worth the effort of combating black money. The survey also painted a picture of broad support for the demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes.
In a tragic mishap, after the rally of BJP chief Amit Shah at Almora district of Uttarakhand on Tuesday, seven persons were killed and one other was critically injured as the jeep they were travelling in, fell into a deep gorge in the evening hours.
Noida Authority on Tuesday said that it has asked the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) to provide it with a detailed layout plan of the under-construction Faridabad-Noida-Ghaziabad (FNG) expressway. The NHAI has been given the mandate to develop the stretch as a National Highway. The highway aims at connecting Ghaziabad, Faridabad with Noida and Greater Noida besides decongesting existing road networks.
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.
Bhuvneshwar has been recalled after proving his fitness from the injury sustained during the New Zealand Tests last month. Gambhir made 29 and 0 against England in Rajkot and made way for the returning KL Rahul in Visakhapatnam.
It is well known that Kohli started taking fitness much more seriously post an ordinary IPL in 2012. He changed his training regime and eating habits completely, realising the need to transform his body to survive the rigours of playing all three formats.
A British tabloid on Tuesday accused that some footage indicated that Virat Kohli appeared to shine the ball using residue from a sweet during the first Test in Rajkot. However, there has been no complaint filed by the visiting team.
The rupee remained in a tight spot and continued to slide against the US dollar, with the domestic currency ending lower by 9 paise at 68.25 -- its lowest level in nine months -- on heightened capital outflows.