Everything you need to know about Raksha: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Raksha: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Mumbai, Apr 30 (ANI): Defending the letter written by him to Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh in which he warned that the country's security is at stake, Chief of Army Staff, General V.K. Singh, on Monday said giving details of the preparedness to the Defence Minister and all those concerned is an ongoing process.
Srinagar, April 30 (IANS) For the first time, 100 post offices accross the country will register pilgrims for the annual Amarnath Yatra in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said Monday as authorities battled massive damage to the Baltal base camp due to snowfall just a month ahead of the 2012 tour.
Singapore, April 28 (IANS) India slipped down on the final day of the Queen Sirikit Cup golf here Saturday as all three players succumbed under pressure.
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday granted a week's more time to the central government to respond to the plea of Lt. Gen. (retd) Tejinder Singh seeking directions to the army headquarters for withdrawing a March 5 press release containing serious allegations against him.
Singapore, April 26 (IANS) The Indian women's team at the 34th Queen Sirikit Cup moved up one place Thursday and gave themselves a realistic chance of contending for a podium place at the Tanah Merah Country Club (Garden). India are now lying fifth at the end of the second day of the competition.
Singapore, April 24 (IANS) Aditi Ashok, Gurbani Singh and Raksha Phadke will represent India at the 34th Queen Sirikit Cup at the Tanah Merah Country Club here April 25-27.
Jammu, April 21 (IANS) The Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) Saturday announced that the registration for the annual pilgrimage to the cave shrine devoted to Lord Shiva will start May 7.
Jammu, April 15 (IANS) Countering the criticism of some Hindu groups, the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) Sunday said its schedule for the Himalayan pilgrimage to the Amarnath shrine in south Kashmir was according to religious traditions and it cannot have a fixed duration.
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Against the backdrop of India emerging as the world's largest importer of arms, an industry lobby and a global consultancy Monday recommended the setting up of a National Defence Manufacturing Commission (NDMC) under the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) to focus on building a domestic industrial base to make the nation self-reliant in the sector.
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Against the backdrop of India emerging as the world's largest importer of arms, an industry lobby and a global consultancy have recommended the setting up of a National Defence Manufacturing Commission (NDMC) under the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) to focus on building a domestic industrial base to make the nation self-reliant in the sector.
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday asked the government to clarify whether the press release issued on March 5 containing allegations against Lt. Gen. (retired) Tejinder Singh, was issued by the government or by army officers, including the army chief, in their individual capacity.
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) The row between the government and the army chief got nastier with Defence Minister A.K. Antony calling as 'anti-national' leakage of V.K. Singh's letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over gaps in the force's war-fighting capabilities and noting that an Intelligence Bureau (IB) probe had been ordered into the matter.
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Rejecting allegations that he had leaked his letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, an 'outraged' army chief General V.K. Singh Thursday said the leak should be treated as 'high treason'.
Kolkata, Mar 13 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday announced the release of forty convicts serving life sentences in the state.
New Delhi, Jan 2 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, will on Tuesday inaugurate the "99th Indian Science Congress" to be held at the Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) University in Bhubaneswar.
New Delhi, Nov. 15 (ANI): India today successfully test fired the most advanced long-range missile system Agni-4 from an island off the Odisha coast.
New Delhi, Nov. 14 (ANI): Asserting that discussions on the issue of undertaking a partial withdrawal of the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) would continue, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday said his effort would be to narrow differences between the armed forces and his government.
New Delhi, Nov. 14 (ANI): Defence Minister A.K. Antony on Monday said a discussion on the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) remains inconclusive.
New Delhi, Nov. 6 (ANI): A day after the civil society activists alleged that their phones were being tapped at the behest of the government, Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh on Sunday said veteran social activist Anna Hazare is surrounded by some very ambitious and smart people, who do not allow him to understand the nuances of the issue of corruption.
New Delhi, Nov 5 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh on Saturday slammed yoga guru Baba Ramdev for calling him a 'monster son'
Chatra (Jharkhand), Oct 23 (ANI): The thick forests in the tranquil village of Jirwa in Simariya Tehsil of Jharkhand's Chatra District belie a gloomy past. With bare land where a lush forest cover stood, the forests had been felled over the years by indifferent and greedy hands.
New Delhi, Oct 17 (ANI): India and Canada have proposed to cover development of futuristic technologies for Defence and Internal Security to prepare both the countries for evolving futuristic threats.
Nevada (US), August 17 (ANI): Young Hindu girls tied rakhis on the wrists of police officers in London (Ontario) town of Canada while celebrating the Hindu festival of Raksha Bandhan, according to reports.
New Delhi, Aug.13 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh celebrated Rakshabandhan the festival that marks the bond between brothers and sisters, with school students and specially-abled children here on Saturday.
Jammu, Aug.13 (ANI): Security men guarding India's borders were reminded of their families and their homes as local girls tied Rakhis (sacred thread) on their wrists on Raksha Bandhan, the Hindu festival celebrated to mark the bond between siblings.
New Delhi, Aug.13 (ANI): Senior leader of India's main opposition, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) L.K.Advani and the Chief Minister of Delhi, Sheila Dikshit celebrated Raksha Bandhan, the Hindu festival that marks the bond between siblings, on Sunday with children here.
New Delhi, Aug 12 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has greeted the people of the country ahead of the auspicious occasion of Rakshabandhan.
New Delhi, Aug 12 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil has greeted the nation on the occasion of Rakshabandhan, which is being celebrated tomorrow.
New Delhi, Aug 12 (ANI): Vice President M. Hamid Ansari has greeted the people of the country ahead of the auspicious occasion of Rakshabandhan.
New Delhi, Aug 11 (ANI): Distinguished scientist and chief Controller of Aero Programmes, DRDO, Delhi, Dr. Prahlada, has taken over as the Vice Chancellor of DIAT (Defence Institute of Advanced Technology), Pune.
Pune, Aug 9 (ANI): The visually impaired girls in Maharashtra's Pune city on Tuesday made sacred thread commonly known as 'rakhis' for soldiers in the Indian Army ahead of the Hindu festival of 'Raksha Bandhan', which celebrates the relationship between brothers and sisters.
Nevada (US), August 2 (ANI): Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has sent early greetings to Hindu communities world over on upcoming Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi) festival, which falls on August 13 this year.
Srinagar, July 30 (ANI): Pilgrims bound for the holy Amarnath cave shrine in Kashmir performed a traditional ritual of carrying 'Charri Mubarak' (the holy mace of Lord Shiva) from here on Saturday.
Nevada (US), June 18 (ANI): A magnificent 3-million dollar Hindu Temple in The Woodlands (Texas, USA), which reportedly took about six years to complete, is celebrating Prathishta Mahotsavam and Kumbhabishekham from June 17-19.
Nevada (US), May 05 (ANI): Grand opening of Hindu Heritage Centre, whose mission is to promote Hindu culture and civilization, will be held on May eight in Mississauga (Ontario, Canada).
Ranchi, Apr 17 (ANI): Much is at stake for the Adivasis in Jharkhand. Inhabitants of a region heavily forested for hundreds of years and rich in mineral and ore deposits, they have lived in close contact with nature, turning to the forest for many of their needs.
Nevada (US), Feb 11 (ANI): Hindus have urged Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) in USA to add 10 more Hindu festivals, including Durgapuja, to its "Calendar of Commemorative Dates and Observances" (CCDO).
Bangalore, Jan 29 (ANI): The eighth Aero India 2011 - International Seminar conducted will held at National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS) Convention Centre here from February 7 to 9, as a prelude to the 'Aero India 2011 Exposition'.
New Delhi, Jan 24 (ANI): Defence Minister AK Antony on Monday assured that there would be no funds constraint for the modernization of 'Armed Forces Hospitals'.
Chennai, Jan.2 (ANI): The Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) will participate in the "Pride of India - Science Expo - 2011" organized during January 3 to 7 as part of 98th Indian Science Congress (ISC-2011) at SRM University in Chennai.
New Delhi, Nov 10 (ANI): Defence Minister A K Antony on Wednesday said the Government is committed to provide all assistance including necessary funds for the modernisation of defence public sector undertakings.