India has decided to buy six more C-130J Super Hercules Special Operations aircraft from the United States despite the on-going diplomatic row with Washington over the arrest of an Indian woman diplomat by American police in New York last week, said local media Friday.
Egypt’s military-backed interim government declared the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group on Wednesday, criminalizing all its activities, its financing and even membership in the organization, from which the country’s ousted president hails.
NEW DELHI: Senior IPS officer JN Choudhury has been appointed as head of National Security Guard (NSG) in place of Arvind Ranjan who will take over as the full-time chief of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF).
New Delhi: In a quirk of fate, the date of the swearing-in ceremony of Delhi Chief Minister-designate Arvind Kejriwal will coincide with the 128th anniversary of the foundation of Congress on Saturday.
Veerappa Moily’s appointment as the new union minister of state for environment and forests (MoEF) despite his eco-hostile track record even when heading other ministries has led to strong ire among the green lobby in the country. “Under Jayanthi Natarajan, the MoEF’s Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) on river valley and hydroelectric projects never rejected final environment clearance to any project.
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⇒ On December 12, Devyani Khobragade (India’s deputy consul general in USA), was arrested by USA’s security officials for committing fraud in the United States Visa application for her maid, Sangeeta Richard.
PepsiCo India will set up a new beverage plant, poised to be the largest such factory for the company in India, at Sri City industrial park, close to the Andhra Pradesh-Tamil Nadu border.