Ram Nath Kovind

Republic Day 2018 | PM Modi and ASEAN leaders will watch the parade from gigantic 100-feet stage

For the first time in the history of Independent India, the Republic Day parade will be attended by as many as 10 head of states next week.<p>Next week, …

India

National award for caretaker of Puzhuthivakkam crematorium

Caretaker of the Puzhuthivakkam Crematorium, Praveena Solomon has been chosen for a national award instituted by the Ministry of Women and Child …

India

Delhi government has lost moral power: Sambit Patra

The BJP has welcomed the Election Commission’s recommendation to President Ram Nath Kovind to disqualify 20 MLAs of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) over …

India

AAP MLAs disqualification LIVE UPDATES: ‘It’s a biased recommendation’

AAP National Convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. (Express photo by Praveen Khanna/File)<p>The Election Commission on Friday has …

Aam Aadmi Party

‘Padmaavat’ ruling: tension in Rajasthan, State may appeal against SC

The Supreme Court’s stay on the notifications passed by some States prohibiting the exhibition of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film <i>Padmaavat</i> on Thursday …

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Benjamin Netanyahu in Mumbai: Israeli PM praises Jewish community in India for boosting New Delhi-Jerusalem ties - Firstpost

<b>Mumbai:</b> Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday praised the Jewish community for helping strengthen ties between his country and …

Israel

18 bravehearts from across country to get awards on Jan. 26

Nazia (18) from Uttar Pradesh, who had helped local police capture perpetrators of an illegal business of gambling and betting, would be among the 18 …

India

‘President should help resolve matter involving judiciary’

In view of the four judges of the Supreme Court holding a press conference in New Delhi recently on administrative matters of the court, leaders of …

India Tests Ballistic Missile, Posing New Threat to China

NEW DELHI — India tested a long-range ballistic missile capable of carrying nuclear weapons on Thursday, paving the way for membership to a small list of countries with access to intercontinental missiles and putting most of China in its reach.<p>The ballistic missile, called Agni 5, was launched from …

India News

India Test Fires Nuclear-Capable ICBM, Poses Major Threat To China

On Thursday, India successfully conducted the “first pre-induction trial” of its over 5,000-km range Agni-V intercontinental ballistic missile …

North Korea

India test-fires Agni-V ICBM, hails ‘major boost’ to military power

India test-fired a nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile Thursday, its defense minister announced in a tweet that heralded “a major boost” to the country's military capabilities.<p>The 3,100-mile-range Agni-V was launched at 9:53 a.m. local time (11:23 p.m. Wednesday ET) from Abdul Kalam …

India News

India's Nuclear-Capable Agni-5 Ballistic Missile Aces Test Launch

India successfully tested a long-range ballistic missile, the country's Ministry of Defence announced Thursday (Jan. 18).<p>The ballistic missile, …

North Korea

President Ram Nath Kovind confers Sangeet Natak Akademi awards, fellowships

Noted theatre personality Ram Gopal Bajaj, dancer and historian Sunil Kothari, Carnatic music exponent R Vedavalli and famous Sitar player Arvind …

India

Benjamin Netanyahu in Gujarat Live: India has a leader and a vision, says Israeli PM

Israeli Prime Minister <b>Benjamin Netanyahu</b> and his host, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday began their Gujarat visit with a roadshow and a …

India

What is ASEAN?

India has invited leaders of all 10 countries of Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) to attend its Republic Day celebrations on January …

India

Seniority list: Karnataka seeks three more months from SC

Citing the reservation Bill passed by both Houses of the legislature and awaiting the President’s nod, the State government has sought three months …

Available medical seats highly inadequate for country of 1.3 billion population: Prez Kovind

Expressing serious concern over the "highly inadequate" number of medical education seats in the country, President Ram Nath Kovind today said …

Health Care

Budget 2018: More funds for education can boost quality of teaching, fill up vacancies in varsities - Firstpost

Improving quality and fostering excellence is a major challenge that Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) face today. The institutions are required …

Education

‘Innovation for affordable health care needed’

“Patients and their families have great trust in the doctors. It is upon you to ensure that the trust is given due respect and that you treat them …

Health Care

GST @ 200 days: A timeline

<b>First 100 days of GST: The big shake up</b><p>The goods and services tax (GST) saw manufacturers slow down production in the preceding months, pulling down …

India

Indo-Israeli customs come together in cup of tea at Prez house

The Israeli prime minister was served the olive tea when he called on President Ram Nath Kovind here.The tea is manufactured in Bikaner by the …

Israel

Ram Nath Kovind, Narendra Modi meet soldiers as India celebrates 70th Army Day

India

Indian jawans killed 7 Pakistani soldiers in retaliatory strikes along LoC in Poonch, says Army

The Pakistani Army, however, pegged the toll at four and said its troops had killed three Indian soldiers.<p>The Indian Army on Monday said that it had …

Pakistan

Army Day 2018 | 5 facts that you must know about Indian Army

Today, Indian Army is celebrating the 70th Army Day. From President Ram Nath Kovind to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, many top leaders hailed the …

India

70th Army Day: President, PM and others salute valour, sacrifice of soldiers

Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag during the Army Day celebrations in Delhi Cantt on Thursday. Express photo by Oinam Anand. 15 January 2015<p>As …

India

The youth should emerge as ‘job givers’, not ‘job seekers’: President Ram Nath Kovind

President Ram Nath Kovind at the Global Vipassana Pagoda in Gorai on Sunday. (Express Photo: Amit Chakravarty)<p>President Ram Nath Kovind Sunday said …

India

Watch: ISRO’s PSLV-C40 Satellite Sends Footage from Space

After the successful launch of PSLV-C40 on Friday, 12 January, ISRO released a video –taken on board – as the rocket travelled at 27,000 km/h, …

India

Tamil Nadu celebrates Pongal with fervour; Ram Nath Kovind, Narendra Modi take to Twitter to mark harvest festival - Firstpost

<b>Chennai:</b> People across Tamil Nadu on Sunday celebrated the harvest festival of Pongal thanking rain, sun and farm animals.<p>People got up early, put on …

India

Mumbai: Elderly couple seeking active Euthanasia say they took the decision fifty years ago

Girgaon's Iravati and Narayan Lavate on the life they've lived and the dignity they want in death<p><b>Narayan and Iravati Lavate hold a photograph that</b> …

DMK urges Ram Nath Kovind to intervene in Supreme Court row if judges do not resolve issue themselves - Firstpost

<b>Chennai</b>: President Ram Nath Kovind should intervene in the issue involving judges of the Supreme Court in case they themselves could not resolve it, …

Judiciary