• Fri, Sep 22, 2017
  • First of six Scorpene-class submarines handed over to Navy

    Updated: Sep, 21, 201709:49 PM

    Kalvari, the first of the six Scorpene-class submarines, was today handed over to the Indian Navy by shipbuilder Mazgaon Dock limited, paving way for its commissioning soon.
    First of six Scorpene-class submarines handed over to Navy
    The development marks a major milestone in Indian Navy's submarine programme as the vessel is expected to bolster India's maritime prowess, a senior Navy official said. History was written at MDL (Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd) with the delivery of the first Scorpene submarine, Kalvari, to the Indian Navy today, a senior MDL official said.The submarines, designed by French naval defence and energy company DCNS, are being built by Mazagon Dock Limited in Mumbai as part of Project-75 of the Indian Navy. The state-of-the-art technology utilised in the Scorpene has ensured superior stealth features such as advanced acoustic silencing techniques, low radiated noise levels, hydro-dynamically optimised shape and the ability to launch a crippling attack on the enemy using precision guided weapons, the MDL said in a statement.Kalvari is named...
  • Dawood in talks with Centre for return to India: Raj Thackeray Dawood in talks with Centre for return to India: Raj Thackeray
    Updated: Sep, 21, 201709:24 PM

    Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray today claimed that fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim is keen to come back to India and is negotiating with the Centre, which wants to take...

  • India announces taking up 116 high-impact projects in Afghan India announces taking up 116 high-impact projects in Afghan
    Updated: Sep, 21, 201709:23 PM

    India has announced taking up 116 high impact community developmental projects in 31 provinces of Afghanistan, weeks after US President Donald Trump sought New Delhi's help in the economic...

  • Supreme Court allows two minor rape victims to terminate pregnancies Supreme Court allows two minor rape victims to terminate pregnancies
    Updated: Sep, 21, 201708:29 PM

    The bench said that medical expense of the process of termination of pregnancy would be borne by the respective states.

  • BJP hails HC order on immersion, says attempts to divide people have failed BJP hails HC order on immersion, says attempts to divide people have failed
    Updated: Sep, 21, 201707:44 PM

    Hailing the Calcutta High Court order on immersion of Durga idols, West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh today said the state government's attempts to divide the people on religious lines and reap...

  • SpiceJet pilots grounded after plane skids off Mumbai runway SpiceJet pilots grounded after plane skids off Mumbai runway
    Updated: Sep, 21, 201707:12 PM

    Aviation regulatory body DGCA has grounded two SpiceJet pilots after a plane carrying 183 passengers overshot a wet runway while landing at the Mumbai airport earlier this week.

  • Rane quits Congress; says it reneged on promise of making him CM Rane quits Congress; says it reneged on promise of making him CM
    Updated: Sep, 21, 201707:04 PM

    Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Narayan Rane today said he had quit the Congress, amid speculation that he was veering towards an innings in the BJP.

  • Karnataka strongly opposed to Cauvery Management Board: CM Siddaramaiah Karnataka strongly opposed to Cauvery Management Board: CM Siddaramaiah
    Updated: Sep, 21, 201705:52 PM

    Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today said his government was opposed to the formation of the Cauvery Management Board and that the lawyers representing the state had been asked to put forward...

  • Bengal's child rights body moves Supreme Court in support of Rohingyas Bengal's child rights body moves Supreme Court in support of Rohingyas
    Updated: Sep, 21, 201704:45 PM

    West Bengal's child rights body moved the Supreme Court against the Centre's move to deport all Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar, saying the entire community cannot be branded as terrorists.

  • CBI arrests retired HC judge, 4 others in corruption case CBI arrests retired HC judge, 4 others in corruption case
    Updated: Sep, 21, 201703:09 PM

    The CBI has arrested retired Orissa High Court judge Ishrat Masroor Quddusi and four others in connection with a corruption case, agency sources said.