B-Town’s King of Romance Shah Rukh Khan is making headlines again since announcing his next co-production film “Love Hostel” under his Red Chillies Entertainment production house. After a hiatus of two years, he is set to make a comeback acting in the movie “Pathan”, starring Deepika Padukone, and is reportedly going to start shooting in November.
Since 2017, the Indian Army has accused China of engaging in silent cyber warfare and snooping around for internal information, which Beijing has consistently denied. At the same time, the Army has warned citizens about being careful with sharing personal details with foreign-made apps and instructed soldiers to refrain from using them at all.
The finalisation of the crucial pact on the sharing of sensitive military information comes at a time when the Indian Army has been involved in a seven-month-long military standoff with the People's Liberation Army (PLA) at the disputed de-facto Line of Actual Control (LAC) border.
An 18-year-old man was killed and dozens of others were injured on 26 October after police opened fire during clashes which broke out between cops and the general public during an idol immersion procession of the Hindu Goddess Durga. The killing kicked off a political row in Bihar, where elections are underway.
The new law, brought in this week, allows any Indian citizen to buy land in the Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. Civil society activists and political leaders have been accusing the Modi-led federal government of changing the demography of the Muslim-dominated Kashmir valley.
In August 2016, India and the US signed the Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement (LEMOA) — a customised version of the Logistic Support Agreement, to facilitate each other's operations for purposes of refuelling and replenishment with no obligations on India to provide any basing arrangements.
Because of restricted vehicle traffic during the lockdown, Delhi’s air quality has improved immeasurably. However, burning "stubble" - the stalks left in arable land after the harvest - has caused smog to return to India's capital which is expected to linger until after the Diwali festival, which falls on 14 November this year.
Dr. Reddy’s stated they are accelerating their efforts to bring the Russian vaccine to the second worst-hit country in the world, India. Dr. Reddy’s will be distributing 100 million doses of the vaccine in India following the successful completion of trials and regulatory approval.
Though India claims its fighter jets crossed over into Pakistan on 26 February last year and destroyed terror bases belonging to jihadist group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), Islamabad has consistently denied any such raid having taken place.
India and the United States have signed a key defence pact, which would give New Delhi access to real-time US geospatial data that would enhance the accuracy of automated systems and weapons like missiles and armed drones. The US has also said it would “stand with the people of India to confront threats to their sovereignty and to their liberty.”
India's federal agency NIA gave Jammu and Kashmir a wake-up call on Wednesday with a string of raids as it clamps down on the funding of terrorism. Political parties in Kashmir have been accusing the government of targeting the bodies acting to protect democracy.
Aghoris are monks who denounce worldly possessions and engage in extreme rituals in search of spiritual enlightenment. They dwell in cremation grounds, practice cannibalism, and engage in rituals including sexual rites. In 2017, CNN’s film on the Aghoris faced severe criticism from Hindu groups for stereotyping Hindus and misrepresenting the monks.
After wrapping up the shooting of a much-talked movie “Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai”, Bollywood superstar Salman Khan is all set to start shooting for director Mahesh Manjrekar’s Antim which also stars his brother-in-law, Ayush Sharma. "Antim" is a Hindi remake of the popular Marathi crime-drama Mulshi Pattern.
The 2014 "freedom march" was a protest march organised by Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) which for years had sought recognition of then-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif over claims of systematic election-rigging.
A mobile application promoted by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a safety net against COVID-19 has courted controversy since its launch, with opposition parties terming it as "a sophisticated surveillance system". The app further raised doubts when the government failed to reveal its developer.
Akhilesh Yadav, the 47-year-old head of Samajwadi Party and former state chief, has been taking on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over rising lawlessness in Uttar Pradesh. The Yogi government has been changing the colour of the buildings and location names in the city since it took over in 2017.
In light of months of border tensions with China, public sentiment among Indians towards Beijing has turned sour, with many Indians calling for the boycott of Chinese goods in the country.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan wrote an open letter to the leaders of Muslim nations all over the world, highlighting the ‘discrimination’ faced by Muslims globally, referring to the closure of mosques in Europe, women being denied the right to wear a hijab and support for caricature depictions of the Islamic prophet Mohammed in the West.
In the run-up to Mike Pompeo’s Sri Lankan visit, the US Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Dean Thompson asked Colombo “to make difficult but necessary decisions,” referring to cutting reliance on Chinese investment. However, America's hopes were dashed on Wednesday as Sri Lankan foreign minister told Pompeo that Colombo will stay "neutral".
Despite several rounds of military, diplomatic, and high-level political talks, India and China have been reinforcing their military assets in the Ladakh region of India, where a violent face-off between soldiers from both sides occurred in June. After 20 Indian soldiers died there, the Indian public sentiment towards China has turned sour.