Sitharaman takes charge as Defence Minister

New Delhi, Sep 7 :  Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday took charge as India’s first full-fledged woman Defence Minister.

Sitharaman was elevated to the rank of a Cabinet Minister and given the crucial charge in Sunday’s reshuffle of the Narendra Modi Cabinet.

However, she could not take charge as…

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Two including millitant killed in J&K gunfight

Srinagar, Aug 4:  A militant of Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) outfit and another unidentified person were killed on Friday in a gunfight between the security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district.

“On specific input about the presence of three terrorists in Herpora (Kanelwan) area of Anantnag district…

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New missile can carry nuclear warhead: Pyongyang

Pyongyang, July 5: The North Korean regime said on Wednesday that the new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) it launched on Tuesday can carry a large nuclear warhead, state news agency said.

“The test-launch was aimed to confirm the tactical and technological specifications and technological features of the newly developed…

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GAIL stock declines as Q4 net profit dips 69%

New Delhi, May 23 :  State-run gas utility Gail India (GAIL) has declared a 69 per cent fall in net profit at Rs 260 crore for the fourth quarter ended March on account of an impairment charge on an investment, as compared to a PAT of Rs 832 crore in…

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