Day: February 27, 2019

Samjhauta Express Departs From Delhi With 27 Passengers

On Wednesday, 27 February, the Railways said the Samjhauta Express departed on time with 27 passengers onboard, amidst reports that Pakistan has suspended its operations between Wagah to Lahore on its side. “The train running from Delhi to Attari in India left at 11:20 pm Wednesday. There are three Pakistanis and 24 Indian nationals aboard […]

Lucknow comes to standstill as Priyanka Gandhi Vadra hits road for Congress road show ahead of Lok Sabha polls

Security personnel stand guard as All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary of Uttar Pradesh East, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra arrived for a road show in Lucknow on Monday. PTI AICC General Secretary of Uttar Pradesh East, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra received a grand welcome in Lucknow. PTI Congress president Rahul Gandhi said Priyanka Gandhi and Uttar […]

News18 Wrap: IAF Pilot Captured by Pakistan, India Hands Over JeM Dossier to Islamabad & Other Stories You Missed

News18 Wrap brings you some of the biggest stories on today to help you stay updated at all times. In case you missed it A day after India bombed Jaish-e-Mohammed’s biggest training camp in Pakistan, it was a morning of developments moving with dizzying rapidity. Islamabad claimed it hit back at India by bringing […]

‘Australia Outplayed Us In All Departments’ Says Virat Kohli 

India skipper Virat Kohli said Australia completely “outplayed” the hosts in the two-match T20 series and singled out Glenn Maxwell for praise for his match-winning century. Maxwell fired Australia to their maiden T20 series win over India with a sensational hundred, overshadowing India skipper Kohli’s (72 off 38) special effort. Maxwell (113 not out off […]

Hindu leaders converge at VHP’s two-day Dharma Sansad, Yogi Adityanath meets Mohan Bhagwat, Puri Shankaracharya

A two-day Dharma Sansad or “religion meeting”  organised by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) started at Prayagraj on Thursday. PTI Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath also visited the venue and met Puri Shankaracharya Swami Nishchalanand. AP RSS Mohan Bhagwat met with Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath in the backdrop of the meet. PTI […]

Sara Ali Khan’s Africa Themed ‘Filmfare’ Shoot is in Bad Taste and Simply Racist

If the latest Filmfare magazine cover shoot featuring Bollywood’s latest star-kid Soha Ali Khan and a Masai tribesman in full traditional costume made you furrow your brows and ask “Why though?”, you are not alone. While Indians are the first to scream ‘racism’ when on the receiving end of it we can be disturbingly thick-skinned […]

Pakistan Backtracks, Says Only One IAF Pilot in Custody

Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has confirmed that Pakistan undertook strikes across the Line of Control (LoC), but within the Pakistani airspace. In an official statement, Qureshi said, “Sole purpose being to demonstrate our right, will and capability for self defence. We have no intention of escalation, but are fully prepared to do so […]

India-Pakistan air strikes LIVE updates: Imran Khan says we didn’t want civilian deaths, just show India that we too can enter your territory

18:19 (IST) Pak closes airspace: Jet Airways wants DGCA to relax crew timing curbs Jet Airways has sought relaxation in flight duty and rest-hour norms from the regulator DGCA due to the closure of the Pakistani airspace and subsequent rerouting of the west-bound flights amid escalation of tension between the two nations. The dispensation has […]

Indians and Pakistanis are Tweeting #SayNoToWar Amid Raging Tensions Post IAF Strike in Balakot

Escalating tensions between Indian and Pakistan have set off alarm bells ringing in both countries. With speculations of an approaching war hot on both sides, civilians have taken to social media to express their concerns and disapproval. Following the Indian Air Force strike on a Jaish-e-Mohammad terror training camp in Balakot in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa […]

Latest News: Pak Violates Ceasefire in J&K’s Uri, India Retaliates

In a special mission in March, the Indian space agency will launch an electronic intelligence satellite (Emisat) for the DRDO, 28 third party satellites and also demonstrate its new technologies like three different orbits with a new variant of Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rocket, said a top official, as per IANS. The exact date […]