US bill seeks to increase army capabilities of countries in Indo-Asia-Pacific

US bill seeks to increase army capabilities of countries in Indo-Asia-Pacific

Amid a massive Chinese military buildup in Indo-Asia-Pacific, an influential Republican lawmaker today introduced a legislation in the US Congress to increase military capabilities of the countries in the region

Pakistan hikes defence budget by 7 per cent amid tensed ties with India
Pakistan hikes defence budget by 7 per cent amid tensed ties with India

Pakistan today proposed to hike its defence budget by nearly seven per cent to Rs 920 billion amid growing tension with India along the Line of Control.

Four airstrips in Odisha to be developed for UDAN programme
Four airstrips in Odisha to be developed for UDAN programme

The Odisha government on Friday decided to make four airstrips operational by September this year for regional air connectivity under the initiatives of Ude Desh Ka Amm Nagarik (UDAN).

BJP youth wing leader slaps defamation plea filed against Arvind Kejriwal
BJP youth wing leader slaps defamation plea filed against Arvind Kejriwal

A BJP youth wing leader today sought prosecution of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and AAP spokesperson Sanjay Singh in a Delhi court for defamation, alleging that they projected him as the person who reportedly assaulted former Delhi minister Kapil Mishra.

Kolkata Police filing false cases against BJP workers: Kailash Vijayvargiya
Kolkata Police filing false cases against BJP workers: Kailash Vijayvargiya

BJP national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya today accused Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar of "behaving like deputy CM" and said the party will move court to expose Kolkata Police for trying to malign the BJP by filing false cases.

7.45 crore small businesses get loans under Mudra Yojana: Amit Shah
7.45 crore small businesses get loans under Mudra Yojana: Amit Shah

As part of government's effort to fund the unfunded, more than 7.45 crore entrepreneurs have been given bank loans under Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana, BJP President Amit Shah said.

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar says meeting with Narendra Modi official, slams reports of changing equation with Opposition parties
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar says meeting with Narendra Modi official, slams reports of changing equation with Opposition parties

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has hit out at claims that he has sent out a strong message to Congress president Sonia Gandhi by skipping today's lunch cum meeting of Opposition parties.

SCIENCE

NASA's Juno probe unveils Earth-sized cyclones on Jupiter
NASA's Juno probe unveils Earth-sized cyclones on Jupiter

The findings from the first data-collection pass, which flew within about 4,200 kilometres of Jupiter's swirling cloud tops on August 27 last year, appear in the journals Science and Geophysical Research Letters.

Horoscope: By Peter Vidal

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