China Says Disengagement With Indian Army Has Started on Northern and Southern Shores of Pangong Lake
Following a breakthrough in the ninth round of military commander-level talks, Indian and Chinese troops along the border in Ladakh have initiated the process of disengagement, Chinese media said on Wednesday. Quoting defence ministry spokesperson Colonel Wu Qian, the Chinese media reported that troops of both countries stationed at the northern and southern shores of Pangong Lake in Ladakh began disengagement according to the consensus reached during the talks.
Protesting Farmers Announce 4-hour Nationwide 'Rail Roko' on February 18
Intensifying their agitation against the three new agricultural laws, protesting farmer unions Wednesday announced a four-hour nationwide 'rail roko' (railway blockade) on February 18. In a statement, the Samyukta Kisan Morcha, which is spearheading the protest, also announced that toll collection will not be allowed in Rajasthan from February 12.
Interview | I Am Born As A Congressman And I Will Die As One, Says Ghulam Nabi Azad
Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad this week bid farewell to over 40 years of parliamentary life. Here he speaks exclusively to News18.com on his plans and his rapport with Prime Minster Narendra Modi and his equations with party chief Sonia Gandhi.
Uttarakhand Tragedy: A Kashmiri Family's Desperate Wait for Hope as Hours Turn into Days
It's been four days since the Zargar family heard from Basharat, a senior engineer from Kashmir, who has been missing since the Nandadevi glacier burst in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district on Sunday triggering a flash flood in the Alaknanda river. At least 32 people have died, and over 170 others are still missing as multiple rescue agencies race against time to bring closure to anxious families.
Bhima Koregaon Case: Activist Seeks Fresh Probe After Forensic Analysis Shows Evidence was Planted
Activist Rona Wilson, an accused in the Bhima Koregaon case, has filed a petition in the Bombay High Court seeking fresh SIT probe into the matter after an independent forensic analysis showed that the letters, crucial evidence in the case, were planted by a hacker on his laptop.
Had No Bad Intentions, Went to Red Fort as Everyone Was Going There: Deep Sidhu Tells Police
Actor-activist Deep Sidhu, who was arrested for the violence at the Red Fort on Republic Day, has told police that he had no "bad intentions" and went to the historic monument as everybody was going there, officials said on Wednesday. The Delhi Police's Crime Branch questioned Sidhu on Wednesday about his whereabouts and acts at the Red Fort on January 26.
Nepal Bans 3 Indian Mountaineers For 6 Years For Faking Their 2016 Everest Summit
Nepal on Wednesday revoked the Everest summit certificates of two Indian climbers for faking their 2016 ascent, and banned them and their team leader from mountaineering in the country for six years, officials said. Narender Singh Yadav and Seema Rani Goswami said they reached the top of the world's highest mountain in the 2016 spring season, and Nepal's tourism department certified their claim at the time.