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  • Andhra Pradesh under huge financial crisis, CM Naidu spends crores on himself 2 days ago

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu has come under fire for spending crores of rupees from state exchequer on himself even as the state is facing a major financial crisis. According to documents, over Rs 40 crore was spent on the Lake View state guest house on the Raj...
  • Indian armed forces play saviour across the world, put duty before self in rescuing thousands 5 days ago

    New Delhi: They are trained to fight and defend our motherland against external threats. But over the years the three arms of our armed forces - Indian Army, Indian Navy and Indian Air Force - have come to the rescue of not only the citizens of the country but also...
  • Trapped in Iraq: How many Indians yet to return 6 days ago

    It's been almost a year since 39 Punjab construction workers were abducted by the Islamic State militants in Iraq. They are yet to return despite the assurances from the Indian government ans specifically from External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. But, the government so far has failed to secure their release. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 1 week ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Fighting escalates across Yemen, first air strikes on capital Sanaa April 26, 2015

    Aden/Cairo: Air raids, naval shelling and ground fighting shook Yemen on Sunday in some of the most widespread combat since a Saudi-led alliance intervened last month against Iranian-allied Houthi militia who have seized wide areas of the country. There were at least five air strikes on military positions and an area...
  • Rupee hits three and half month low of 63.56 per dollar, down 24 paise against dollar April 24, 2015

    Mumbai: Continuing its losing streak for the second straight session, the rupee on Friday closed at a fresh three-and-a-half month low of 63.56 against the US dollar after plunging to 63.64 in intra-day trade on sustained demand for the American currency from importers amid weaker equities. After touching an intra-day low...
  • Evacuation process in Yemen was difficult because of the uncertainty involved, says Navy Chief April 22, 2015

    The Indian Navy was at the forefront of the evacuation efforts in war-torn Yemen and thousands of people were rescued. The military's effort in operation 'Rahat' was acknowledged not just by the evacuees but also by rest of the world. Navy Chief Admiral RK Dhowan said the operation was tough...
  • AAP crisis: Rebels ousted in midnight coup April 21, 2015

    After being booted out of the Aam Aadmi Party on Monday night, former party leader Yogendra Yadav blamed his ouster on the "high command culture" developing in the outfit. Yadav said the expulsion of four leaders by the AAP leadership shows that the party had failed to counter the high...
  • Yemen violence kills 944, injures 3,487: WHO April 21, 2015

    Geneva: The violence raging in Yemen since late March has killed 944 people and injured 3,487 as of April 17, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday. The UN health agency said the numbers came from health facilities in Yemen, but the true figures are likely higher since many people are...
  • Yemen crisis: Evacuation process was difficult because of the uncertainty involved, says Navy Chief April 20, 2015

    Navy Chief RK Dhowan on Monday talked about the challenges his team faced during the evacuation process in Yemen. ...
  • ONGC calls US company to contain fire at gas well April 19, 2015

    New Delhi: State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) on Sunday said it has called the globally renowned oil and gas blow out control experts Boots&Coots from US to contain fire at a gas well near Surat in which 12 persons were injured. "Well Olpad-31 caught fire during repair maintenance job...
  • UN Yemen envoy quits as Saudi-led air war enters fourth week April 16, 2015

    Sanaa: The UN envoy to Yemen has resigned after failing to avert large-scale violence, dealing a blow to hopes of a diplomatic solution to the conflict between rebels and Saudi-backed government forces. The announcement from the UN came as a Saudi-led coalition pressed its air war against the Iran-backed rebels into...
  • Citizen Journalist on Yemen Crisis April 13, 2015

    Citizen Journalist Ravi Kumar shares his experience of being stranded in Yemen during the recent crisis ...
  • 31 killed in airstrikes and attacks across Iraq April 12, 2015

    Baghdad: At least 31 people were killed in airstrikes against positions of the Islamic State (IS) militants and violent attacks across Iraq on Sunday, security sources said. In Iraq's western province of Anbar, the international warplanes foiled an attack by the IS militants when they pounded three boats carrying extremist militants...
  • Family of Indian killed in Yemen awaits official confirmation April 12, 2015

    Shimla: The distraught family members of Manjit Singh, who reportedly died in a bomb blast in strife-torn Yemen's port city of Aden, are still waiting for an official confirmation on his death and are in a state of shock. Yemen conflict had on Friday claimed its first Indian causality in Singh...
  • Defence forces evacuate 5-day-old baby from war-torn Yemen April 10, 2015

    Kochi: In an another act of heroism by the defence forces during the Yemen evacuation operations, a five day old baby was air lifted on Thursday. The baby was among the last batch of people to be evacuated from the war-torn Yemen. The baby girl was brought back to Kochi...
  • Nurses return from war-torn Yemen but future remains uncertain due to financial problems April 10, 2015

    Kottayam: Even though nurses have returned from war torn Yemen, their future remains uncertain as many of them had went to Yemen to solve their financial problems but it has only added to their woes. Indu Mol who had Rs 3 lakh education loan went to Yemen for work over a...
  • India concludes air evacuation operations from Yemen, another 630 citizens rescued April 9, 2015

    New Delhi: India on Thursday wrapped up its air evacuation operations from Yemen rescuing another 630 of its citizens from Sanaa, taking the total number of Indians brought home from the war-ravaged country to over 4,640 besides around 960 nationals from 41 countries. Minister of State for External Affairs VK...
  • Being in Sana'a helped me understand ground problems, VK Singh on Yemen evacuation April 9, 2015

    MoS External Affairs General VK Singh who has been overseeing the evacuation operations said, "I travelled to Sana'a thrice to oversee the evacuation operations. Once I was in Sana'a, I could understand the problems on ground. It was necessary to be there to understand problems during evacuation." ...
  • Yemen crisis: India to carry out more evacuations today April 9, 2015

    New Delhi: India on Wednesday had decided to extend evacuation operations by one more day. This comes after a rescue request was made by a group of 140 nurses stranded in Yemen. India had also received requests from 26 countries including the US, Bangladesh and Iraq for assistance in evacuating...
  • 1762 Indians brought home from Yemen; another IAF flight coming on Thursday April 9, 2015

    Mumbai: Indian Air Force has so far brought 1762 Indians home from strife-torn Yemen, with another aircraft from Djibouti expected to land in Mumbai on Thursday morning. "In a well-coordinated operation involving multiple agencies, IAF deployed C-17 Globemaster III aircraft and it made eight shuttles from Djibouti to India and an...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob April 8, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories on India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob. ...
  • News 360: Andhra Pradesh Police kills 20 wood smugglers, Tamil Nadu pays compensation April 8, 2015

    Massive uproar by human rights activists and politicians continue in Chennai and Chittoor over the killing of 20 alleged red sander smugglers by the Andhra Pradesh police. The encounter has snowballed into a political war between Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh. The Tamil Nadu government announced a compensation of Rs...
  • India extends air evacuation from Yemen till April 9 after request by a group of 140 nurses April 8, 2015

    New Delhi: India on Wednesday decided to extend all air evacuations from Yemen till April 9 after a group of 140 nurses requested the government to extend rescue operation in the strife-torn country, the Ministry of External Affairs said. The total number of Indians evacuated from the conflict ridden Yemen has...
  • To deflect attention from AAP crisis, Kejriwal plans 2 rallies in Delhi April 8, 2015

    New Delhi: In order to deflect attention from the ongoing crisis in the party, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will hold two rallies in the national capital and highlight the achievements of his government, party sources said. The two rallies will be held on the weekend and the party is working...
  • Not just Indians, rescuing foreign nationals from Yemen too, assures Manohar Parrikar April 8, 2015

    New Delhi: The total number of Indians evacuated from conflict ridden country, Yemen, has touched 4,000 with nearly 700 more nationals evacuated in three air sorties on Tuesday. India has accepted Pakistan's offer to fly 11 Indians evacuated by a Pakistani naval ship from Yemen. The Indians, who were taken...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories April 7, 2015

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • Yemen crisis: Number of Indian evacuees reach 4000-mark April 7, 2015

    New Delhi: The total number of Indian evacuees from war-ravaged Yemen on Tuesday touched 4000-mark with nearly 700 more nationals, including 600 from Sanaa, rescued in three air sorties as government decided to end the air evacuation operation on Wednesday. While 600 were rescued by Air India, over 100 were...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob April 7, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Maharashtra government makes mandatory screening of marathi films in multiplexes April 7, 2015

    Screening of Marathi films during the prime time slots of 6pm to 9pm in multiplexes has been made mandatory by Maharashtra government. ...