DRDO mum on surveillance drone crash in Karnataka

Bengaluru, Sep 17 (IANS) Barring a tweet on the crash of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) Rustom-II in Karnataka’s Chitradurga district on Tuesday, the state-run Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO) has remained mum on the incident. “The prototype UAV crashed during experimental flight. We are analysing the data to ascertain reasons[Read More…]

Left parties sweep JNU student polls

New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Left Unity on Tuesday clinched all the four top posts in the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Students Union polls here. The results were declared late in the evening after the Delhi High Court permitted the varsity to declare the results. After the counting that[Read More…]

Dhawan as important as Kohli or Rohit: Harbhajan

Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Veteran India off-spinner Harbhajan Singh feels comeback man Shikhar Dhawan’s contribution to the Indian team in white-ball cricket is as important as that of skipper Virat Kohli or his deputy Rohit Sharma. Opener Dhawan is making a comeback to the Indian team after getting injured during[Read More…]

Huawei’s Kirin 990 chip to be available in India soon

New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Heating up the Artificial Intelligence (AI) chipset space, Huawei Consumer Business Group on Tuesday announced its flagship Kirin 990 System on Chip (SoC) will be available in India soon. The Kirin 990, which is also the world’s first 5G-integrated mobile chipset, is also the first[Read More…]

Man moves SC over Maradu flats demolition

New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) A man, a resident of a building adjacent to the flats that will be demolished in Maradu, Karala, has moved the Supreme Court expressing fear that razing of the apartment complex through implosion or explosion without proper planning may cause collateral damage. The petitioner said[Read More…]

‘Attacks on minorities, forcible conversions pervasive in Pak’

New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) With Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan raging about the condition of Muslims in India under a “Hindu supremacist” Modi government, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on Tuesday took potshots at the neighbouring country’s own dwindling number of minorities and the attacks on Hindu temples and[Read More…]

Mumbai minor student kills woman tutor

Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a minor boy stabbed his tuition teacher to death at her home in Shivajinagar in Govandi, north-east Mumbai, police said here on Tuesday. The incident happened around 8 p.m. on Monday night when the victim, identified as Aayesha A. Husiyae, 30, was[Read More…]

Bhubaneswar airport to remain partially shut for 8 months

Bhubaneswar, Sep 17 (IANS) The Biju Patnaik International Airport here will remain partially closed for eight months due to the runway re-carpeting work, said an official on Tuesday. The flight services would be rescheduled as the re-carpeting work of the runway will be taken up from November. The re-carpeting of[Read More…]

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