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Army chief rejects China criticism of Def Min’s Arunachal trip

Delhi: Army Chief General Bipin Rawat today dismissed China’s objection to Nirmala Sitharaman’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh, saying the defence minister goes to areas across the country where troops are deployed. Rawat said the defence minister meets soldiers to understand various issues and such trips are always a source of motivation for the armed forces. China […]

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China objects to Sitharaman’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh

Beijing: China today objected to Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s first visit to Arunachal Pradesh, saying her tour of the “disputed area” is not conducive to the peace and tranquillity in the region. Sitharaman yesterday visited forward army posts in remote Anjaw district of Arunachal Pradesh bordering China to take stock of the defence preparedness. “As to […]

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India Northeast

Sitharaman visits forward army posts in Arunachal

Itanagar: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today visited forward army posts in remote Anjaw district of Arunachal Pradesh bordering China to take stock of the defence preparedness. The minister, in her maiden visit to the state, was accompanied by General Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Eastern Command Lt Gen Abhay Krishna and other senior Army officers.  She was briefed […]

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Terrorism, online radicalisation security challenge:Sitharaman

Manila: Terrorism and radicalisation through social media pose a “serious” security challenge to all countries and a strong collective action is required to fight the “scourge”, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said today. Speaking at the 4th ASEAN Defence Ministers’ meeting in the Philippines, Sitharaman said the global strategic and security situation was constantly evolving and had […]

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निर्मला सीतारमण व राम माधव भाजपा संसदीय बोर्ड में हो सकते हैं शामिल

नई दिल्ली – प्रधानमंत्री नरेन्द्र मोदी के मंत्रिमंडल में रक्षा मंत्रालय जैसा भारी भरकम और महत्वपूर्ण महकमा संभाल रही निर्मला सीतारमण को भाजपा की सर्वोच्च निर्णायक संस्था संसदीय बोर्ड में भी जगह मिल सकती है। एम. वेंकैया नायडू के उपराष्ट्रपति बनने के बाद संसदीय बोर्ड में खाली जगह पर निर्मला सीतारमण को शामिल किये जाने की […]

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2019 रण के लिए मोदी की नई टीम

नई दिल्ली – केंद्र की नरेंद्र मोदी मन्त्रिमण्डल का तीसरा और संभवत: 2019 चुनाव से पूर्व का आखिरी विस्तार हुआ। शपथ ग्रहण समारोह में 9 नए मंत्रियों ने शपथ ली, वहीं 4 राज्य मंत्रियों को बेहतरीन कार्यों का फल कैबिनेट मंत्री के रूप में मिला। मोदी के मंत्रिमंडल का विस्तार होने के बाद प्रधानमंत्री (मोदी) सहित […]

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देश की पहली महिला रक्षा मंत्री निर्मला सीतारमण

नई दिल्ली – केंद्र की नरेंद्र मोदी सरकार में कैबिनेट विस्तार के बाद मंत्रिमंडल के प्रभार राष्ट्रपति रामनाथ कोविंद की सहमति से बांट दिया गया है। प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी ने नए मंत्रियों को प्रभार बांट दिए हैं। इसमें निर्मला सीतारमण को रक्षा मंत्रालय का अहम प्रभार दिया गया है। वहीं पीयूष गोयल को रेल मंत्रालय के […]

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Economy

9 ministers come together to boost textile industry

New Delhi: Nine Union ministers shared their thoughts on strategies to transform the textile sector of the country, at Textiles India 2017 today. Detailed discussions were held on the concluding day of the 3-day mega trade fair, being held in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. Join us Live for Textiles India 2017 Valedictory Session https://t.co/ISYgH2XM3H — Smriti Z […]

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Seafood export at all-time high

New Delhi: Riding on a robust demand for its frozen shrimp and frozen fish in international markets, India exported 11,34,948 metric tonne (MT) of seafood worth an all-time high of $5.78 billion (Rs 37, 870.90 crore) in 2016-17 as against 9,45,892 tonne and $4.69 billion a year earlier, with the US and south-east Asia continuing to […]

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India’s share in global trade: No improvement since UPA era

New Delhi: When Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman placed her written reply to a question on the table in Lok Sabha today, it became clear that India’s share in global trade, according to the World Trade Organisation, has hardly improved since the day the UPA government gave way to the NDA regime. In fact, on one […]