Norfolk: The classified wartime papers that were recently unearthed have revealed that Dutch farmers working for Adolf Hitler had built secret Nazi aerodromes in Norfolk to invade England from the sky. Police and MI5 failed to work out the farmers were creating a network of airstrips, to fly in German stormtroopers, across 2,000 acres of farmland for four years from 1936, the Mirror reported.
Beijing: China on Monday said it is ready to make concerted efforts with India to lift their bilateral strategic cooperative partnership to a higher level as they pursue a great dream of national rejuvenation. Greeting India on its 66th Republic Day, Chinese President Xi Jinping, in a message to President Pranab Mukherjee, said China is delighted with India’s achievements in its development.
NEW DELHI: Overseas investors have pumped in a staggering over Rs 21,000 crore in Indian capital markets since the beginning of the month owing to easing inflation and rate cut by Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
Davos: Lauding RBI’s role in helping bring down inflation, Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian said the central bank may further ease the interest rates as improvement on price front has opened the space for monetary easing.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistani authorities have arrested at least 9,000 suspected militants, including over 3,000 clerics, as part of a massive crackdown launched by security forces on militants and their sympathisers. The arrests were part of the National Action Plan (NAP) to eliminate militancy after Taliban last month attacked a school and killed 136 students.New Delhi: Microsoft founder Bill Gates and his wife Melinda Gates, who are also big philanthropists, were on Sunday chosen for Padma Bhushan award this year under the social work category. In the trade and industry discipline, Karim Al Hussaini Aga Khan, whose domicile is France/UK, has been selected for Padma Vibhushan award, the country’s second highest civilian honour.
SYDNEY: Rain played spoilsport as the tri-series cricket match between India and Australia was today abandoned with the two teams sharing the points, which left the visiting side in with a chance to make it to the final. After being put into bat, India were 69 for two after 16 overs when play was stopped due to rain at 5pm local time (11:30 IST) and after a wait of three hours the umpires decided
New Delhi: A row broke out today over selection of state tableaux for the main Republic Day parade in Delhi with Trinamool Congress saying West Bengal’s float was not allowed despite requests by the state government. “Bengal tableau for Republic Day depicting the path-breaking Kanya shree initiative was not allowed. We made several requests but they were rejected. But life goes on,” TMC national spokesperson Derek O’Brien told PTI in Kolkata.
New Delhi: India today celebrates its 66th Republic Day and showcased before the chief guest US President Barack Obama and the world its military might and cultural diversity with a splendid display of land and naval weaponry, fighter and reconnaissance aircraft.
New Delhi: Trade and economic issues, including visas, the totalisation agreement and impediments hampering investments are expected to top the agenda at the US-India CEO Forum meeting, which will be jointly addressed by US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi today.
After banning agents from Regional Transport Offices (RTOs) – a bold step that invited a lot of protests, but could possibly revolutionise the way RTOs work – the newly appointed State Transport Commissioner, Mahesh Zagade spoke to FPJ about his work in the post so far and the way forward.
New Delhi: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has condoled the demise of Eminent Cartoonist R K Laxman. “India will miss you R K Laxman. We are grateful to you for adding the much needed humour in our lives and always bringing smiles on our faces.
New Delhi: The Prime Minister today said big projects involving large investment would be monitored by the Prime Minister’s Office. He was speaking at the interactive India US CEO Forum, in the presence of US President Barack Obama, and top business leaders from both countries.
Indore : Over 1.24 million people die in tragic road accidents worldwide every year and our country has a dubious record of having most deaths due to such mishaps.
Indore : The main programme of Republic Day will be held at Mahesh Guard Lines’ RAPTC Parade Ground on Sunday at 9am and chief guest on the occasion would be Urban Administration development Minister Kailash Vijayvargiya.
Indore : “This time, the Congress will return to power in the civic body election. We are sure to win the election with flying colors,” said star campaigner of the Congress Raj Babbar, on Sunday during a programme organized in the Press Club. During the event, he openly spoke on various topics and addressed the questions of the press.
Indore : A youth was electrocuted in MIG area on Sunday. Suresh and his brother had organised marriage of their nephew Sunny, a resident of Dudhiya at Nehru Nagar. The marriage party had gone to Ujjain and returned with the bride in the night. Suresh went up to his room and suddenly the family heard him scream followed by a blackout. The family lit up candles and rushed to the room to
Indore : On the compliant of an MBBS girl, Tukoganj police on Sunday registered a case of eve-teasing under relevant section of the IPC. The girl in her complaint alleged that the accused was pressurizing her for marriage. Investigating Officer S-I BR Prajapati said that a 22-year-old girl, student of MBBS from a city based college, lodged a complaint against Bohran Rajput of Gwalior. The girl in her complaint said that she
Indore : A suspected swine flu patient, who was admitted in the MY Hospital, succumbed to the disease on Saturday night. She was referred from a private hospital. As per information, a 30-year-old Manju, resident of Ratlam, was admitted to swine flu ward of the hospital on Saturday. She was admitted to CHL Hospital on January 23 and was shifted to MYH on January 24. However, the doctors of MY Hospital claimed