Indian Air Force’s MiG 27 plane crashes near Rajasthan’s Jodhpur

The IAF has ordered a Court of Inquiry into the incident, which is the third mishap involving its ageing MiG-27 fleet in the past one year. By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: September 4, 2018 12:24:19 pm An Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot had a narrow escape after a MiG-27 aircraft crashed on Tuesday morning […]

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Hyderabad twin bomb blasts: 2 of 5 accused convicted, sentencing on Monday

Two blasts occurred at Gokul Chat eatery in Koti and the laser show auditorium at Lumbini Park at 7.45 pm on August 25, 2007. While 32 people died at Gokul Chat, 10 died at Lumbini Park. More than 50 were injured. By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: September 4, 2018 1:22:40 pm Eleven years after […]

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Venkaiah Naidu to speak in US to commemorate Vivekananda’s Chicago speech

The WHC, held every four years, is expected to be attended by over 2,500 Hindus from more than 80 countries and is being organised by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad America. By: PTI | Washington | Published: September 4, 2018 9:09:21 am In his first visit to the US as vice president, M Venkaiah Naidu will address people of Indian origin […]

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International firm to help rebuild flood-hit Kerala

As flood-hit regions regained normalcy, the number of people in relief camps on Friday came down to 28,000 against 14.50 lakh a week ago.  Cleaning of 81 per cent of flood-hit houses has been completed due to the massive drive by volunteers from different walks of life. By: Express News Service | Thiruvananthapuram | Published: September 1, 2018 […]

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India’s foodgrain output to touch new record of 284.83 million tonnes in 2017-18

“As a result of near normal rainfall during monsoon 2017 and various policy initiatives taken by the government, the country has witnessed record foodgrain production in 2017-18,” the ministry said in a statement. By: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: August 28, 2018 8:50:13 pm India’s foodgrain production is estimated to grow to an all-time high of 284.83 […]

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India, China to have new defence MoU, check Doklam-like incidents

The two sides also agreed to handle Doklam-like incidents with sensitivity and resolve them through greater interaction at lower levels in the military. Written by Sushant Singh | New Delhi | Updated: August 24, 2018 4:52:13 am Nearly a year after the disengagement at Doklam, India and China have agreed to work towards full implementation of ongoing confidence […]

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Indians 3rd largest group affected by UK’s immigration scandal

While the majority of the 2,272 migrants’ cases dealt with by the ‘Taskforce’ came from Caribbean countries Jamaica (1,093) and Barbados (213), India at 102 came in third followed by Grenada (88) and Trinidad and Tobago (86), with 690 cases classed as “Others”. By: PTI | London | Published: August 22, 2018 8:54:33 pm Indians have emerged as […]

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Kerala floods: UAE to donate Rs 700 crore for relief work, says CM Pinarayi Vijayan

A special assembly session is likely to be convened on August 30 to discuss the flood relief work. By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: August 21, 2018 12:36:04 pm The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will be making an Rs 700-crore contribution to the Kerala flood relief fund, Chief Minister Pinirayi Vijayan said on Tuesday. A […]

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Kerala man loses job in Oman for poking fun at plight of flood victims

“This is to inform that we have terminated your service with immediate effect because of your highly insensitive and derogatory comments on social media with regard to current flood situation in Kerala, India,” read the termination letter. By: Express Web Desk | Dubai | Updated: August 20, 2018 11:00:48 am A Kerala man working in Oman was fired […]

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Kerala floods: IMD gives hope, situation set to ease as rain intensity falls

Kerala Floods: According to the statement issued by IMD issued on Sunday, Kerala has during this during monsoon season recorded above normal rainfall. By: Express News Service | Pune | Published: August 20, 2018 1:48:07 am The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has termed the recent incessant rainfall over Kerala as “exceptionally high”, confirming that the state received 2346.6mm […]

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