India

Retrospective show on S.G. Vasudev’s art to open in Bengaluru


Bengaluru, Aug 29: A month-long retrospective exhibition, coupled with a series of outreach activities, on the life and works of veteran artist S.G. Vasudev will open at the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) here on Saturday.Curated by art critic Sadanand Menon, the retrospective Inner Resonance: A Return to Sama will take the viewers...

Talks underway with N.Korea to open joint liaison office: S.Korea


Seoul, Aug 29: South Korea's Unification Ministry on Wednesday said that talks with North Korea are underway to open a joint liaison office in the border town of Kaesong.Unification Ministry Spokesman Baik Tae-hyun told a press briefing that talks are currently underway between the two Koreas about the opening of the inter-Korean liaison office...

Kejriwal demands white paper on demonetization


New Delhi, Aug 29: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday demanded a white paper on demonetization from the central government, saying that people suffered immensely from it.People suffered immensely due to demonetization. Many died. Business suffered. People have a right to know - what was achieved through demonetization? The government should come out...

Lynching bad for India’s reputation: Alphons in China


Beijing, Aug 29: Incidents of lynching have hurt India's image, Tourism Minister K.J. Alphons, who is in China to draw in more tourists, has admitted. The minister, however, said that the ban on beef has not affected tourism in the country and sought to debunk a survey showing India as the most unsafe country for...

80 per cent reservation for Delhi patients in GTB Hospital: Kejriwal


New Delhi, Aug 29: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said that his government will double the reservation for the patients of the capital in the Delhi State Cancer Institute in Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital.Taking to Twitter, Kejriwal announced that 80 per cent facilities will be reserved for Delhi patients instead of the...

China denies it is building military base in Afghanistan


Beijing, Aug 29: China on Wednesday denied a media report that it is helping Afghanistan build a military base and eventually plans to deploy its military in the strife-torn country.According to the Hong Kong-based newspaper South China Morning Post, Beijing has begun building a training camp for Afghan troops in a narrow corridor that...

Myanmar rejects UN accusations of genocide


Naypyidaw, Aug 29: Myanmar on Wednesday rejected a UN report that said there was evidence of genocide in the military operation carried out by the Myanmar government against the Muslim Rohingya minority.We didn't allow the FFM (Fact Finding Mission) to enter into Myanmar, that's why we don't agree and accept any resolutions made by...

Top Hizbul commander killed in J&K gunfight


Srinagar, Aug 29: A top Hizbul Mujahideen commander and his associate were killed on Wednesday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district, police said.The two were killed in the Khanabal area gun battle. Sources identified the top Hizbul commander as Altaf Ahmad Dar alias Altaf Kachroo and his...

Manohar Parrikar to fly to US for treatment


Panaji, Aug 29: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who is currently admitted in a private hospital in Mumbai, is expected to fly to the US later on Wednesday, an official said.Parrikar had returned to Goa on August 22 from the US but was admitted in a Mumbai hospital within hours of his return. He was...