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Russia sends battalion of military police in Aleppo

Russia has sent a battalion of military police in Aleppo, after the Syrian regime led by Bashar al-Assad took full control of the ravaged city from the rebels. The battalion ..

UNSC passes resolution demanding end to Israeli settlement on occupied Palestinian territory

The UN Security Council (UNSC) has passed a resolution demanding Israel to stop building settlements on occupied Palestinian territory. The resolution was put forward at the 15-member council for a ..

US President Obama gives assent to defence bill to boost cooperation with India

US President Barack has signed the National Defence Authorisation Act, 2017 to recognise India major defence partner of the United States of America. The Act enhances security co-operation between the ..

President promulgates the Enemy Property (Amendment and Validation) Fifth Ordinance, 2016

President Pranab Mukherjee has given his assent to the Enemy Property (Amendment and Validation) Fifth Ordinance, 2016 as per Article 123. The law guard against claims of succession or transfer ..

NPPA slashes prices of HIV, diabetes, angina drugs

The national drug pricing regulator National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has capped prices of over 50 essential drugs. It has led to a price cut in the range of 5 ..

Inter-Ministerial task force on Indus Water Treaty meets in New Delhi

The first meeting inter-ministerial task force set up by government to look into strategic aspects of Indus Water Treaty (IWT) with Pakistan was held in New Delhi. It was chaired ..

US imposes more sanctions on Russia

United States has imposed more sanctions on Russian businessmen and companies over Russia’s annexation of Crimea and the conflict in Ukraine. The measures come before US President Barack Obama hands ..

Ashwin wins Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for ICC Cricketer of the year

Indian offspiner Ravichandran Ashwin won the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy after being named the ICC Cricketer of the Year besides the ICC Test Cricketer of the Year. He is only ..

Amul to invest Rs 200 crore in Wes Bengal

Amul, a brand owned by Kaira District Cooperative Milk Producers’ Union will invest 200 crore rupees with a ‘Centralised Milk Processing Plant’ at Sankrail Food Park in Howrah in West ..

Saudi Arabia projects $53billion deficit in 2017

Saudi Arabia, world’s biggest oil exporter has projected a 2017 Budget deficit of about US $53 billion and said that deficit in 2016 will be $79 billion, down 8.9% from ..