India News

UPA-Left Committee to meet again over Indo-US nuclear deal

New Delhi, Sept. 19: The United Progressive Alliance (UPA)-Left Committee on the Indo-US civil nuclear deal will meet here again today.

The meeting assumes significance in the light of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) asking the Centre on Tuesday not to operationalise the deal for at least six months.

Ancestral Village in Gujarat prepares to welcome Sunita Williams

Left-UPA Group On N-Deal To Meet Again Today

New Delhi: The Left-UPA group on the N-Deal will assemble for the third time today amid a new notice from the CPI (M) against carrying out the deal and to hold it for at least 6-months.

Rameswaram fishermen oppose Sethusamudram project

Rameswaram (TN), Sept 18: Fishermen in the coastal villages of Tamil Nadu’s Rameswaram District have opposed the Sethusamudram Ship Canal Project, claiming the livelihood of lakhs of fishermen is threatened by the project.
Fishermen say the ongoing work on the project is driving away fish, and fear that the ship traffic will only worsen things once the project is completed.

'Outrageous' Launched By Sherlyn Chopra

Mumbai: Bollywood actress Sherlyn Chopra launched her album 'Outrageous' here last evening.

While speaking to news-persons, she told, “Outrageous is an attitude. It will speak the language of the gen-next youth. It brings to fore the deep hidden desires that every human being harbours inside but refuses to acknowledge. The USP of my album is that it promotes an attitude of being born free. It's okay to break the rules and follow your heart.”

Sherlyn has herself composed and written lyrics of her album 'Outrageous --The End of the Beginning.'

Indian and British troops undergo joint training exercise in Ladakh

Srinagar, Sept 18: As part of the training co-operation between the British and the Indian armed forces, a company of UK Marines is being trained jointly with a company of Indian Army paratroopers in high altitude warfare in the Ladakh Himalayas.

The exercise that began on Monday, and codenamed Himalayan Warrior, "has been planned to focus on training in super high altitude areas."

The joint training is being conducted over a period of five-weeks around Leh.