Omar slams critics, asks why can''t we praise PM''s excellent speech

Srinagar, Nov 13 (PTI) Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today took on critics of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech to British Parliamentarians asking “why cannot we take pride” in the excellent speech made by him.

“The Indian PM made an excellent speech to British MPs in…

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Jaitley leaves for two-day UAE visit on Sunday

New Delhi, Nov 13 ,2015 Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will leave for a two-day visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Sunday to acquaint the investors there about the various investment opportunities in India.

“One of the main objectives of the visit is to meet and apprise the…

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Veterans returning medals insulting nation: Parrikar

New Delhi, Nov 13,2015  Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday said the government had kept its promise on One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme and veterans burning or returning their medals were insulting the nation.

“OROP is a part of service condition. Medals are recognition by the nation of…

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BJD to hold farmers' rally on Nov 19

Bhubaneswar, Nov 13,2015  (PTI) Accusing opposition Congress and BJP of politicising the prevailing drought situation in Odisha, the ruling BJD today announced its plan to hold a farmers’ rally in western Odisha on November 19 which will be addressed by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.

“The BJD will organise a…

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Indian Navy's air power gets boost with P8i aircraft

Chennai, Nov 13 ,2015 Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday said the long range maritime patrol P8i aircraft will enable the Indian Navy to undertake extensive surveillance and swift action.

He was at INS Rajali in Arakonam, around 70 km from here, to dedicate the P8i aircraft to the nation…

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