Rajnath announces major reforms in Indian army

Indian armed forces are set to undertake a series of reforms to improve their efficiency and war-waging capabilities with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh today announcing a series of measures to achieve the same. One of the measures is the relocation of 206 Army officers currently with the Army Headquarters to field formations and units. Continue Reading

Neck guards may become mandatory for cricketers: Cricket Australia

Compulsory neck guards on helmets for Australian cricketers are ‘not far away’, the national team’s sports medicine chief said today after a sickening blow felled Steve Smith during the second Ashes Test. Continue Reading

India witnessing historic transformation: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a two-day visit to Bhutan, today said that ‘India is eliminating poverty faster than ever before,’ even as he claimed that the country is ‘witnessing historic transformations in a wide range of sectors’. Continue Reading

63 killed, 182 wounded in Kabul wedding blast

More than 60 people were killed and scores wounded in an explosion targeting a wedding in the Afghan capital, authorities said Sunday, the deadliest attack in Kabul in recent months. Continue Reading

Arun Jaitley in critical condition, top leaders visit hospital

Senior BJP leader and former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, currently admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)-Delhi, is reportedly in a critical condition. He was admitted to the hospital on 9 August. Continue Reading

Star hotel in Mumbai charges Rs 850 for boiled egg

Days after actor Rahul Bose had complained about paying Rs 442 for two bananas in star hotel, an author-photographer revealed how he was charged Rs 850 for a boiled egg at a star hotel in Mumbai. Continue Reading