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Trouble between the two seems to have risen following the end of the civil war, though tensions flared up from time to time even prior to that. The present violence seems to have started after a Sinhalese truck driver was beaten to death by a group of Muslims, probably in an incident of road rage at a suburb ...
The consolidation has created three big players -- Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular-Vodafone India, and Reliance Jio -- as well as the much smaller, government-owned Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited. Aircel, which attempted to merge last year with another stressed player, Reliance Communications, ...

Besides riding Jio's success to win the telecom war, there's another chart that Reliance Industries is topping. The Mukesh Ambani-led company's feature phone, LYF, became India's most popular mobile handset brand in January 2018, accounting for 27% of the overall shipments, according to data from ...
Last week Pakistan declared it was “worried” about India's drone technology. Mohammad Faisal, the Foreign Office spokesman for Islamabad, displayed heightened concerns in a weekly media briefing. He commented: “India's development of drone technology is worrying when seen in the larger context of ...
The Donald Trump administration's move to raise import duties on steel and aluminium may not have a signifi cant direct impact on India but there could be problems if more goods are brought under such protectionist tariffs by the United States or if the move triggers a cross-Atlantic trade war with the ...
With the market's recent focus on fears of a pending trade war between the US and China, India has announced a tariff of its own with a new 60% import tax on chickpeas. The move — announced at the start of this month, and effective immediately — is intended to restrict the flow of cheap imports from Australia and Canada ...

As for how much it would cost you, Sony says the God of War Limited Edition PS4 Pro price is $400 (around Rs. 25,930). The God of War Limited .... As for an exact release date, Gadgets 360 has got in touch with Sony India for comment and will update this post if we hear from the company. If you're a fan of ...
But Mr Chauhan told Britain out would have to “learn to be humble” before it engaged in trade talks with former colonies during a speech at the LSE conference in India. It comes after India's MoS for defence, Subhash Bhamre, last week said the situation along India's border with China is “sensitive” and has ...
INDIA must prepare for a “two-and-a-half-front war' with China and Pakistan and tensions rage along the contested border known as the Line of Control ... testing our limits of threshold is something we have to be wary of and remain prepared for such situations, which could gradually emerge into conflict.
The Indian Navy has carried out a major review of its operational capabilities during a two-month mega war game in the Arabian Sea in which all its frontline warships, ... It said greater focus has been accorded to "conflict readiness" across the spectrum as well as realistic scenarios likely to be faced at sea.
India claimed on Monday to have killed the mastermind behind the attack in Sunjuwan area of occupied Kashmir last month. At least 10 people, including six Indian soldiers, were killed when militants stormed an army base in Sunjuwan in the Indian occupied Kashmir. The operational commander of ...
There is considerable commotion about a statement by India's Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Bipin Rawat, that India must be prepared for a two-front war and Western Army Commander Lieutenant-General Surinder Singh saying a two-front war is not such a good idea. An impression is being created ...
PAKISTAN has promised to take revenge for a devastating attack from India along the contested border known as the Line of Control (LoC) as tensions between the two South .... Mr Ahmad stated: “They said that India has killed many of our soldiers, we will take revenge for it after we bury our dead today.
Jonathone N Sangma was killed in a bomb blast that tore through a car he was travelling in. By AFP - February 19, 2018 @ 11:32pm. NEW DELHI: Four people including a candidate in upcoming state elections have been killed by a bomb while travelling in a restive northeast region of India, police said Monday. The blast ...
Donald Trump Jr. is offering investors in a Trump Tower luxury development near New Delhi the opportunity to enjoy “conversation and dinner” with him. The eldest son of U.S. President Donald Trump is travelling in India this month to launch several properties. WATCH: Donald Trump Jr.'s wife taken to ...
According to India's constitution, the development of “scientific temper, humanism, and the spirit of inquiry and reform” is the duty of every citizen – and, implicitly, the responsibility of the state. India's first prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, argued that unlike religion – which tends to produce “intolerance, ...
In a letter addressed to both Narendra Modi and Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, the Prime Ministers of India and Pakistan respectively, the letter urged the use of dialogue to prevent conflict that could lead to World War 3. It told the two figures to “resume ceasefire on borders and begin the process of dialogue to ...

... last few months with India being forced to evacuate “over 36,000” people from areas along its border to escape heavy shelling. It is alleged that the Pakistan army has used US-made ATMGs while exchanging shelling with the Indian army in Rajouri. Four men, including a captain were killed in the attack.
INDIA and Pakistan are heading towards a “war like situation” as conflict along the contested border dubbed the Line of Control (LoC) intensifies, the former chief minister of Jammu .... “Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) part which is with Pakistan belongs to the neighbouring country and this side to India.
Defense expert Ben Ho Wang Beng says that a Sino-Indian naval conflict, if it happens, will be a highly cautious, defensive affair punctuated by hit-and-run attacks resembling 1982's Falklands War between Argentina and Britain. Unlike in the South China Sea, China has no friendly air bases in the Indian ...
A nation that does not allocate sufficient acumen and resources to defence of the realm and pretends to be ready to face a two-front war had better watch out. That said, as in the past, defence did not feature at all in any of the myriad discussions on the electronic media on defence budget. Like last year, it ...
In Video: Terrorists attack Srinagar hospital, flee with a prisoner. Get latest news & live updates on the go on your pc with News App. Download The Times of India news app for your device. Read more India news in English and other languages. RELATED. Earthquake of 4.5 magnitude hits Jammu and ...
India plans to attack installations along the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) to sabotage the multi-billion dollar project, Pakistan's interior ministry has claimed. The ministry, in a letter to Gilgit-Baltistan's home department, warned of possible terrorist attacks on the CPEC route, including bridges at ...
... rally on the state capital's suburbia. He said: "As our neighbour, we do not want to attack Pakistan first. "We want to live with peace and harmony with our all neighbours. "But, most unfortunately Pakistan is trying to tear down Jammu and Kashmir and continue attacks on our forces and Indian territory.” ...
India regularly accuses Pakistan of aiding fighters in crossing the LoC to attack Indian targets. Pakistan denies the allegations. ... Anti-India sentiment runs deep among Kashmir's mostly Muslim population, and most support the rebels' cause against Indian rule. Tens of thousands of people have died in the ...
WASHINGTON: India and China have a "Cold-War-like" relationship in the making, but New Delhi is unlikely to join something framed as a US-led front to contain ... To another question, she said that there would be a measured response from India if there was a repeat of the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attack.
So why is India winning the perception war against Pakistan? The answer can be traced back to the 90s when the Indian Finance Ministry, the Reserve bank of India and the Planning Commission of India jointly formed a strategy (under the guidance of the then leadership, likes of Manmohan Singh and ...
Ransomware virus attack: Smart power grid systems in India are vurnerable to deadly virus Wannacry ransomware. It has been learnt that aftermath of the deadly Ransomware virus attack last year, Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has advised an 'urgent' need to develop a cyber security framework.
Last week Indian banks began to freeze the accounts of those using bitcoin exchanges across the country. A source at one bank confirmed to the Times of India that the move was triggered by the Reserve Bank of India observing due diligence against, “those dealing in bitcoins.” The official told the TOI: ...
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi opened the World Economic Forum in Davos on Tuesday with a defense of globalization. "The forces of ... Global institutions that were created after World War II need to be much more nimble, and pay more attention to the needs of poorer countries, he added.
Kohli further hinted that the team might go in with an all-pace attack, a departure from his otherwise tried and tested combination of at least one spinner. Under Kohli, India has achieved considerable success in the longest format, much of it thanks to the contribution of its spinners like R Ashwin and ...
Growers of world-famous Assam tea are encroaching into forests, fuelling a conflict between elephants and humans, locals and authorities in the Indian state have said. Officials blame small-scale plantations for most of the encroachment but local leaders told the BBC there was no up-to-date land survey of ...
The region of Kashmir has been contested for decades - the Indo-Pakistani War of 1947 and 1965 both revolved around competing claims for the area. Officials declared yesterday that at least one civilian was killed and three were wounded as the conflict continues between the two nations.
Sub Divisional Police Officer, Surinder Choduhary, explained that the town of Arnia had been evacuated as part of a desperate effort to save residents from the escalating area of conflict on part of the border known as the Line of Control (LoC). He said: "Arnia town has been vacated. We have evacuated ...
In a revenge attack, a Muslim man was allegedly attacked and killed by seven youths belonging to the Sangh Parivar. This comes after a Hindu activist named Deepak Rao was hacked to death on January 3. The victim has been identified as 47-year-old Ahmed Bashir. Bashir was shifted to a private ...
NEW DELHI: The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI)'s lodging of an FIR naming the Tribune in which news about the breach in the system was printed, and also the reporter who had filed the story, drew strong reactions from journalists' bodies, which condemned it as an "attack on the freedom of ...
Debates over the Taj Mahal's position as a symbol of multicultural India have yet to be settled, yet the nation is already being torn apart further by another cultural controversy ... Jayasi chose Khilji's attack on Chittorgarh as a setting for his epic, because its name includes the word chit (consciousness).
Four police were killed Saturday when rebels fighting against Indian rule in disputed Kashmir detonated a bomb on a street they were patrolling, police said. Streets were deserted and shops and businesses closed when the massive blast struck the northwestern town of Sopore, hitting the police patrol.
NEW DELHI: Pakistan has dragged India into its war of words with the US, now accusing New Delhi of "lies and deceit", much in the manner Donald Trump ... Pakistan's foreign minister Khawaja Asif said the US is "trumpeting India's lies and deceit", that the two countries have a "nexus" and that the US "is ...
A number of Indian soldiers and suspected militants were killed Sunday after rebels stormed a paramilitary camp in disputed Kashmir, officials said. ... group, which is fighting against Indian rule in Kashmir, claimed responsibility for the attack, according to the English-language Greater Kashmir newspaper.
Last year, the op-ed page of India's main business publication declared the war against Valentine's Day lost, because the moral vigilantes had seemingly gone quiet. Meanwhile the mass marketing of Valentine's Day in India continued apace, with teddy bears, flowers, and chocolates appearing in nearly ...
India has launched the third of six planned Scorpene-class (Kalvari-class) diesel-electric attack submarines (SSK) for the Indian Navy at the naval dockyard in Mumbai on January 31, the Indian Ministry of Defense (MoD) announced today. The new 1,565-ton submarine, christened Karanj, will now undergo ...
There are concerns that the daily skirmishes could turn into a conflict. Last week, Pakistan Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif claimed that India must be the first to make a move if any solution is to be found to the military exchanges. He said: “The increasing human rights violations by the Indian forces in Kashmir ...
After a string of racial attacks on Indians, which really came into focus after the killing of an Indian techie living in Kansas City, now it has been revealed that a man from Telangana's Hyderabad city has been shot dead in Chicago. The victim, Mohammed Akbar, is an Indian student from Hyderabad and he ...
In yet another incident of its kind, a group of foreign tourists, including women, was allegedly beaten up and molested in Ahraura area of Mirzapur in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday by a group of local boys, reported ANI. However, the Uttar Pradesh police has arrested four local boys in this regard. All the 11 ...
On the occasion of Vijay Diwas, which will be celebrated from 14 to 19 December 2017, 27 Indian War Veterans of 1971 Indo-Pak War will visit Bangladesh. On the similar lines, 30 Mukti Jodhas from Bangladesh will attend the functions at Kolkata from 14-18 Dec. Forthcoming Vijay Diwas celebrations at ...
India heading towards civil war, riots have entered home, says Kanhaiya Kumar. Violence has been 'normalised' and basic necessities such as food, clothing and shelter, are being ignored, the student leader said. by Scroll Staff. Published 15 hours ago. India heading towards civil war, riots have entered home, says ...
The Indian Army was not equipped to handle the 1962 war with China with New Delhi closing its eyes to the looming threat from Beijing, Punjab Chief Minister ... Participating at a panel discussion on the "Sino-Indian Conflict 1962" on the concluding day of the two-day Military Literature Festival, the Chief ...
He was replying to a question in a session with military historians on whether India won the 1965 war with Pakistan. Islamabad claims victory ... However, Lt Gen TS Shergill, who was also part of the session, said the Indian military did not allow Pakistan to achieve its war objectives. “India secured Kashmir ...
WHILE President Wilson and other statesmen dealing with weighty problems have been making it plain to the world that liberty and justice should rule the destinies of all alike, we have a singular position regarding after-war problem in India taken by certain Anglo-Indian exponents. One of the addresses ...


 

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