Monday, March 1, 2021Army cancels recruitment exam

New Delhi: The Army has cancelled an examination for pan-India recruitment of general duty personnel after paper was found to have been leaked, officials said on Sunday.
They further said at least three persons have been arrested in Pune so far.
“The Indian Army has zero tolerance towards corrupt practices in the recruitment process for selection of suitable candidates,” an official said.


Sunday, February 28, 2021India's total active COVID cases reach 1,64,511; six states show surge in cases

New Delhi, Feb 28: India's total number of active COVID-19 cases has reached 1,64,511, which comprises 1.48 per cent of the country's total infections, the Union Health Ministry said on Sunday highlighting six states that have shown a surge in new cases in a span of 24 hours.

It said 86.37 per cent of the new cases are from Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Gujarat.

A t


Sunday, February 28, 2021Naidu congratulates ISRO for successful launch of satellites

New Delhi, Feb 28: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday congratulated the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for successful launch of various satellites and wished them many successful launches in the future.

India's Polar rocket on Sunday successfully launched Amazonia-1 of Brazil and 18 other satellites from the spaceport in Andhra Pradesh's Sriharikota, in the first mission of t


Sunday, February 28, 2021Pakistan arrests 17 Indian fishermen

Karachi, Feb 28: Pakistan has arrested 17 Indian fishermen and confiscated their three boats for allegedly straying into the country's territorial waters.

The fishermen, arrested on Friday, were produced before a judicial magistrate on Saturday and handed over to the police, said a spokesperson for the Pakistan Maritime Security Agency.

The official said the Indian fishermen were warned tha


Sunday, February 28, 202119 passengers caught with ammunition at IGI airport this year: Police

New Delhi, Feb 28: Nineteen passengers were allegedly caught carrying ammunition in their hand baggage during screening at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport here this year so far, police said on Sunday.

A senior police official said all such passengers face criminal proceedings under the Arms Act.

He also said it was a matter of concern that despite warnings passengers carry amm


Sunday, February 28, 2021PM's call for 'Lab to Land' to move science forward

New Delhi, Feb 28: On the occasion of National Science Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday gave a clarion call for 'Lab to Land' to move science forward, noting its power in the 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat' campaign.

When we talk of science, the Prime Minister said, many a time people restrict it to physics-chemistry or labs, but the spread of science is much more than that.

"And there is


Sunday, February 28, 2021'Mann Ki Baat': Modi stresses on water conservation

New Delhi, Feb 28: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday appealed to the people to start a 100-day 'Catch the Rain' campaign to conserve water ahead of the summer.

Addressing the country in his monthly radio programme 'Mann Ki Baat', the Prime Minister said, "This is the best time to think about water conservation in the summer months ahead".

"In most parts of India, rainfall begins in May


Sunday, February 28, 2021Exam burden issue reaches NHRC, Child panel

New Delhi, Feb 28: After the Delhi government's decision not to hold an examination for the students from Class 3 to 8 studying in its schools, parents of the children studying in the private schools are feeling discriminated as the rule does not apply for the private schools.

Parents are calling it discriminatory and Online exams are also being sought for Class 9 and 11. The controversy relat


Sunday, February 28, 2021Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu greets scientific community on National Science Day

NEW DELHI: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has greeted the scientific community and science enthusiasts on the occasion of National Science Day. Mr. Naidu tweeted that the announcement of the pathbreaking discovery of the Raman's Effect by Sir CV Raman on this day in 1928 changed the face of science in India.

Referring to Science as the lifeline of human progress, the Vice President urged ever


Sunday, February 28, 2021Weather to improve in J&K, Ladakh

Srinagar, Feb 28: After fresh snowfall and rain during the last 48 hours, weather in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh is likely to remain dry from Sunday onwards.

Officials of the meteorological (MeT) department said weather in J&K and Ladakh is likely to remain dry from Sunday onwards as the Western Disturbance (WD) which was active over the two union territories has weakened now.

Srinagar had


Sunday, February 28, 2021India records 16,752 new COVID-19 cases, biggest single-day jump in 30 days

NEW DELHI: India’s COVID-19 tally climbed to 1,10,96,731 on Sunday with 16,752 new infections, the highest in the last 30 days, according to Union health ministry data.

The country had recorded 18,855 new infections on January 29.

The death toll mounted to 1,57,051 with 113 fresh fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed.

The active caseload further increased to 1,64,511. It constitute


Sunday, February 28, 2021Caste driven violence, Dalit attacked with boiling oil

Jammu: A caste motivated mild attack has surfaced in the city where a Dalit youth inwas attacked with boiling oil, when he resisted to being sweared on caste. Moreover, the accused has still not been arrested while police have assured to look into the matter.
As per the reports, the incident was reported on the evening of 23rd February at Domana area of Jammu city.
Kuldeep Kumar, the aggriev


Saturday, February 27, 2021IPS officer Kuldiep Singh to hold additional charge of CRPF DG

New Delhi, Feb 27: IPS officer Kuldiep Singh has been assigned to "look after" the charge of CRPF director general (DG) after incumbent chief A P Maheshwari retires on Sunday, an order issued by the Union Home Ministry said on Saturday.

It said Singh, a 1986-batch officer working as the special DG of its central zone, will hold the additional charge of the CRPF head till "the appointment and j


Saturday, February 27, 2021Vice President Venkaiah Naidu says practice of online courts, e-filing was accelerated greatly during Covid pandemic

NEW DELHI: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu has said that the practice of online courts and e filing was accelerated greatly during the Covid pandemic which not only improved the ease of access to justice but also in reducing the associated costs and improving the ease of doing business.

Speaking at the eleventh graduation ceremony of Ambedkar law University in Chennai today, he said that legal i


Saturday, February 27, 2021Farmers worried as numbers fall at protest sites

New Delhi, Feb 27 : More than three months have passed since the farmers agitation began. At present the number of people at the Ghazipur Border appears to be thinning, particularly in the last one month.

In fact this has been the case at the sites of protest on Delhi’s borders ever since the violence on Republic Day, January 26. At the Ghazipur Border in particular, the numbers have reduced s


Saturday, February 27, 2021Cabinet secy to hold review meeting with 8 states, UTs showing rise in COVID-19 cases

New Delhi, Feb 27: The cabinet secretary will chair a high-level review meeting on Saturday with eight states and union territories exhibiting a surge in COVID-19 cases, the Union Health Ministry said.

The states showing a surge are Telangana, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Punjab, Jammu and Kashmir and West Bengal.

India's total COVID-19 active caseload is 1,59,590 whi


Saturday, February 27, 2021'Hunar Haat' playing key role in making 'Vocal for Local' campaign a mass movement: Naqvi

New Delhi, Feb 27: 'Hunar Haat', the Minority Affairs Ministry's flagship initiative to encourage master artisans, is playing a "phenomenal" role in making "Vocal for Local" campaign a mass movement, Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Saturday.

Addressing media persons at the 'Hunar Haat' being held at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here, the Minority Affairs Minister said more than 12 l


Saturday, February 27, 2021Use less plastic to make toys: PM tells industries

New Delhi, Feb 27: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday appealed to the toy industries in the country to use less plastic to manufacture toys.

Speaking after inaugurating the India Toy Fair 2021, the Prime Minister stressed on the need to use raw materials while making toys so that these can be recycled.

"Today, I would also like to appeal to the toy manufacturers of the country to make


Saturday, February 27, 2021President greets people on Guru Ravidas Jayanti

New Delhi, Feb 27: President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday greeted the people on the occasion of Guru Ravidas Jayanti.

In a tweet, the President said, 'Best wishes to all countrymen on the auspicious occasion of Shri Guru Ravidas Jayanti. Guru Ravidas ji emphasized the values of social equality, unity, morality and diligence. ”

The President further said that Guru Ravidas ji gave the message


Saturday, February 27, 2021Mercury settles at 17.8 deg Celsius in Delhi

New Delhi, Feb 27: Delhi recorded a minimum temperature of 17.8 degrees Celsius on Saturday morning, five degrees above the season's average, the MeT Department said.

The maximum temperature is expected to remain around 33 degrees Celsius. Strong surface wind is also predicted, said a MeT official.

Delhi's air quality was in the 'poor' category in the morning. The air quality index (AQI) wa


Saturday, February 27, 2021Mayawati pays tributes to Ravidas on his birth anniversary

Lucknow, Feb 27: BSP president Mayawati on Saturday paid tributes to saint-poet Ravidas on his birth anniversary and asked the BJP-led central and state governments to follow the path shown by him in serving the society and country.

In tweets in Hindi, the BSP president recalled the works done by the governments led by her to realise the dreams of Ravidas.

"Under the BSP governments formed


Saturday, February 27, 2021Over 16k COVID-19 cases reported in 24 hrs: MoHFW

New Delhi: India recorded 16,577 COVID-19 infections over 24 hours that has pushed the country's total caseload to 11,063,491, the Union ministry of health and family welfare's data showed.

It is the second consecutive day that India has recorded over 16,000 cases of coronavirus. On Thursday, India had reported 16,738 fresh infections in the highest daily jump this month.

The number of acti


Saturday, February 27, 2021PM pays tribute to bhakti movement saint Sant Ravidas

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to the bhakti movement saint Sant Ravidas on his 644th birth anniversary on Saturday and said the mystic poet has inspired Indians for ages with his message of equality, goodwill and compassion.

"Saint Ravidasji gave messages on equality, goodwill and compassion centuries ago, which has inspired the countrymen for ages. I pay tribute to him


Saturday, February 27, 2021J&K eager to reach heights of devp: PM

Jammu: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday inaugurated the second Khelo India Winter Games in Gulmarg and said that the event is a step towards making Jammu and Kashmir a hub of winter sports.
Athletes from 27 states and Union Territories are competing in the Games which will conclude on March 2.
"This is a step towards making India's presence felt in the international winter games arena and


Friday, February 26, 2021Jio launches new JioPhone offer to accelerate '2G-mukt Bharat' movement

New Delhi: Reliance on Friday announced a new offer that bundles JioPhone device and 2 years of unlimited services for Rs 1,999, as it pledged to accelerate market transition towards '2G-mukt Bharat' with its affordable services.

The new offer "keeps affordability at the core" making the JioPhone and its services accessible to the 300 million feature phone users, who are "trapped in the 2G era


Friday, February 26, 2021No vaccination on Sat & Sun as CoWIN updates

New Delhi, Feb 26: No vaccination will take place on Saturday and Sunday as the Centre will enable transition of CoWIN app from version 1.0 to 2.0 ahead of the commencement of vaccination from March 1 for people above 60 years of age and those above 45 years with comorbidities, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said.

"On this Saturday and Sunday (27th and 28th Feb), the Co-Win digital plat


Friday, February 26, 2021Home Minister Shah salutes valour of IAF fighters on Balakot air strikes anniversary

New Delhi, Feb 26: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday saluted the valour of the Indian Air Force (IAF) fighters on the anniversary of the Balakot air strikes, and said under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership, security of the country and the soldiers is paramount.

On February 26, 2019, IAF fighter jets crossed the Line of Control and destroyed terror launch pads in Balakot in Paki


Friday, February 26, 2021PM declares 2nd edition of Khelo India winter games open

Srinagar, Feb 26: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday declared second edition of Khelo India Winter Games being held at world famous ski resort of Gulmarg open through video-conference from Delhi.

He wished participants players from different parts of the country and organizers a success.

Jammu and Kashmir Governor and Union Minister Kiren Rajjiju besides advisors were also present on th


Friday, February 26, 2021Covid19 resurge: 16,577 new cases, 120 deaths in India

NEW DELHI: Fresh Covid-19 cases are showing worryingly upward trend over the past one week, with the country reporting 16,577 cases in the last 24 hours taking the overall tally to 1,10,63,491 on Friday, Union Health Ministry said.

While the latest number of fresh cases is 161 less than the previous day, the situation continues to remain worrisome since the positivity rate has been rising grad


Friday, February 26, 2021Defence Min salutes IAF on 2nd anniversary of Balakot air strikes

New Delhi, Feb 26: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday saluted the courage and diligence of the Indian Air Force (IAF) on the second anniversary of Balakot air strikes.

"On the anniversary of Balakot Air Strikes, I salute the exceptional courage and diligence of the Indian Air Force. The success of Balakot strikes has shown India's strong will to act against terrorism. We are proud of our


Friday, February 26, 2021Ghulam Nabi Azad to begin Jammu visit today

Jammu: The Senior Congress leader and former Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad is arriving to Jammu and Kashmir for the first time on February 26 after the completion of his term in the Rajya Sabha.
As per reports, there is also a preparation for a rally to welcome him strongly. He will participate in a public function in Jammu.
During the three days, Azad will attend the program of Guru Ravidas


Friday, February 26, 2021Centre tightens rules for social media, OTT platforms

New Delhi: Weeks after a spat with Twitter, the government on Thursday announced the tightening of rules governing social media and streaming companies, requiring them to take down contentious content quicker, appoint grievance redressal officers and assist investigations.
The 'Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code', that IT and Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said a


Friday, February 26, 2021Finance Minster for talks to reduce fuel prices

New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said there should be less burden on consumers and both the Centre and states should talk with each other over reducing taxes on diesel and petrol whose prices have risen sharply in recent times.
Asked if the Centre is mulling to reduce cess or other taxes on fuel to give some respite to consumers from high prices of diesel and petr


Thursday, February 25, 2021'Code of ethics' to be applicable for news publishers, OTT players, digital media: Govt

NEW DELHI: The government on Thursday said a ‘code of ethics’ and three-tier grievance redressal mechanism would be applicable for news publishers, over-the-top (OTT) platforms and digital media.

Seeking to establish a soft touch regulatory framework for these entities, the government said OTT platforms (like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video) would have to self-classify the content into five age


Thursday, February 25, 2021Active cases in India at 1,51,708, over 89 per cent of new cases from seven states

New Delhi, Feb 25: India's COVID-19 active cases were recorded at 1,51,708, the Union Health Ministry said on Thursday, highlighting that the surge was due to rise in daily new cases in some states like Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat and Chhattisgarh.

A total of 16,738 new daily cases have been recorded in a span of 24 hours.

The ministry said 89.57 per cen


Thursday, February 25, 2021JK parties welcome India-Pakistan agreement on ceasefire along LoC

Srinagar, Feb 25: The Jammu and Kashmir National Conference (JKNC) and the PDP on Thursday welcomed the agreement between armies of India and Pakistan on ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) and other sectors.

"We welcome it and hope that the statement will be followed in letter & spirit. JKNC has always been a strong supporter of the ceasefire along the LoC," the party said in a statemen


Thursday, February 25, 2021Traders across India to go on strike on Friday

New Delhi: Going ahead with their protest against arbitrary regulations and changes in the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and alleged norm violations by e-commerce giants, traders across the country will go a day-long strike on Friday.

In a statement, the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) the umbrella body which has called for the strike said that over 8 crore traders belonging to more t


Thursday, February 25, 2021India, Pak agree for strict observance of all agreements including ceasefire

New Delhi, Feb 25: Reviewing the prevailing situation along the Line of Control (LoC), the Armies of India and Pakistan have agreed for strict observance of all agreements, understandings and cease firing along the LoC and all other sectors with effect from midnight February 24-25.

Director Generals of Military Operations (DGMO) of Indian Army Lieutenant General Paramjit Singh and his Pakistan


Thursday, February 25, 2021nCoV: India's active cases surge to 1,50,000-mark

New Delhi, Feb 25: After recording 16,738 fresh Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, India's active cases has once again mounted to 1,50,000-mark, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Thursday.

With the surge in daily infection cases, the national caseload has increased to 11,046,914.

Meanwhile, the cumulative number of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered to healthcare and fron


Thursday, February 25, 2021PM inaugurates three centrally sponsored schemes, lay foundation stones for another 4

Puducherry, Feb 25: Prime minister Narendra Modi digitally inaugurated three Centrally Sponsored schemes and laid foundation stones for another four here on Thursday.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr.Modi said that the people of Puducherry are talented, the land is beautiful and that his government will extend all support for the development of Union Territory.

He said that he was here three ye


Thursday, February 25, 2021COVID-19: Daily cases in India over 15k after nearly a month; fresh fatalities above 130 after 26 days

NEW DELHI: The daily rise in Coronavirus infections in India was recorded above 15,000 after nearly a month taking the country’s total tally of COVID-19 cases to 1,10,46,914, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Thursday.

A total 16,738 infections were reported in a day, while the death toll increased to 1,56,705 with 138 daily new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed.


Thursday, February 25, 2021PM Modi pitches for privatisation, says money earned will be used for people's welfare

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a strong pitch for privatisation, saying the Central Government will push ahead with plans to "monetise" and "modernise" the assets of the country.

In a webinar on privatisation, Mr Modi announced the Centre's asset monetisation and privatisation plan.

Public sector enterprises which do not occupy a position of strategic importance should not be


Wednesday, February 24, 2021No death due to Coronavirus in 19 states, UTs in a day: Health Ministry

NEW DELHI: Nineteen states and union territories have not reported any death due to COVID-19 in a span of 24 hours, while India’s active cases stood at 1,46,907 accounting for 1.33 per cent of the total number of infections, the Union Health Ministry said on Wednesday.

A total of 13,742 new cases have been reported in a span of 24 hours, whereas 14,037 recoveries were registered during the sa


Wednesday, February 24, 2021Two new Delhi HC judges take oath

New Delhi, Feb 24: Two new Delhi High Court judges took oath of office on Wednesday, taking the total number of judges to 31.

Chief Justice D N Patel administered the oath of office to Justices Jasmeet Singh and Amit Bansal who were appointed as judges of the Delhi High Court on February 22.

The new appointments take the number of judges in the high court to 31 against a sanctioned strength


Wednesday, February 24, 2021Toolkit case: Court to hear Shantanu's bail plea on Thursday

New Delhi, Feb 24: A Delhi Court will be hearing on Thursday the arguments on the anticipatory bail petition filed by Shantanu Muluk in the 'Toolkit' case.

The matter was slated to be heard Wednesday but, Additional Sessions Judge Dharmendra Rana of the Patiala House Court adjourned it on the request of Additional Public Prosecutor (APP) Irfan Ahmed.

"I am seeking adjournment for physical d


Wednesday, February 24, 202113,742 new COVID-19 cases,104 fresh fatalities in India

NEW DELHI: India’s total tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 1,10,30,176 with 13,742 new infections, while the recoveries have surged to 1,07,26,702, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Wednesday.

The death toll increased to 1,56,567 with 104 new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 1,07,26,702 whi


Wednesday, February 24, 2021Govt ‘officially’ hands over Leh, Kargil Satellite Campuses at KU to Ladakh UT

Jammu:More than one-year after the Ladakh region was created as new Union Territory with re-organisation of Jammu and Kashmir in 2019 post abrogation of Article 370, the Government of Jammu and Kashmir has ‘officially’ handed over the Satellite Campuses at Kashmir University to the Ladakh UT.
Official sources here said that the Jammu and Kashmir government has ‘officially’ handed over the Leh an


Tuesday, February 23, 2021India's COVID-19 active caseload falls below 1.5 lakh; no fresh deaths in 21 states, UTs

New Delhi, Feb 23: India's tally of active COVID-19 cases fell below the 1.5-lakh mark on Tuesday and was pegged at 1,47,306, comprising 1.34 per cent of the total caseload, the Union Health Ministry said, highlighting 21 states and UTs have not reported fresh fatalities in a 24-hour-period.

A total of 10,584 new infections and 13,255 recoveries were recorded in a span of 24 hours, leading to


Tuesday, February 23, 2021Terrorism, sedition charges framed against Aasiya Andrabi

New Delhi, Feb 23 : Terrorism and sedition charges have been framed against Kashmiri separatist and Dukhtaran-e-Millat Chief Aasiya Andrabi for allegedly conspiring to commit terror acts and waging war against the country with support from Pakistan.

On February 20, Andrabi and two of her associates — Sofi Fehmeeda and Nahida Nasreen — were put on trial by Special Judge Parveen Singh of Patiala


Tuesday, February 23, 2021Centre using ED, CBI, I-T dept to pull down our govts: Cong

New Delhi, Feb 23: The Congress lost its second government in a year after the Puducherry regime fell, following the collapse of the Madhya Pradesh government last year.

Both Congress governments fell because of resignation of MLAs which reduced the strength of the party.

The Congress has blamed the Union government for misusing agencies and pulling down its elected governments in states.


Tuesday, February 23, 2021Indian Air Chief Marshal on 3-day visit to Dhaka

FEB 23: The Indian Air Force Chief Air Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhaduaria arrived in Dhaka on Monday on a three day visit on the invitation of his Bangladeshi counterpart Air Chief Marshal Masihuzzaman Serniabat. He is accompanied by a two member delegation.

The IAF Chief is scheduled to pay a courtesy call on the Air Force and Army Chiefs of Bangladesh and other senior officials of the cou


Tuesday, February 23, 2021'Indian Coast Guards feeding stranded Rohingyas on high seas'

Kolkata, Feb 23: Indian Coast Guards vessels have reached a boat carrying 90 Rohingya refugees and three Bangladesh crewmen which drifted into India’s territorial waters a day back.

Humanitarian groups monitoring the plight of the stranded Rohingya group on high sea said the Indian Coast Guards have given them some food and water, but a full rescue operation has not yet happened.

“The last


Tuesday, February 23, 2021JK admin submits Rs 198-cr development plan for Mansar to Centre

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir administration has submitted a Rs 198-crore plan for the development of Samba districts's famous Mansar belt to the Centre under the Swadesh darshan scheme, officials said.

This was revealed by the officials at a meeting headed by Advisor to the Lieutenant Governor Baseer Ahmad Khan to review the ongoing projects of the tourism department, they said

Khan said th


Tuesday, February 23, 2021India reports 14199 new cases of COVID-19

New Delhi, Feb 22: India recorded 14,199 new cases of COVID-19 during the past 24 hours, pushing the country caseload to 1,10,05,850, while the death toll soared to 1,56,385 with 83 more fatalities.

According to the Union Health Ministry, the active cases rose by 4421 to stand at 1,50,055. It is now 1.32 per cent of the total caseload.

The past 24 hours saw 9,695 people recovering from the


Tuesday, February 23, 2021PM Modi likely to visit J&K

JAMMU: The Prime Minister Narendra Modi likely to visit Jammu and Kashmir in the last week of this month, which will be his first visit of completion of DDC polls.
As per the reports, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit in the last week of February, inaugurate some infrastructure and development projects in the Union Territory.
However, there isPrime Minister’s Office (PMOs) and the a


Tuesday, February 23, 2021R-Day violence: Farmer leader among 2 arrested from Jammu by Delhi Police

Jammu/New Delhi, Feb 23: The Delhi Police has arrested two people, including a prominent farmer leader, from Jammu for their alleged involvement in the violence at the Red Fort during the farmers’ tractor parade on January 26, officials said on Tuesday.

Jammu and Kashmir United Kisan Front Chairman Mohinder Singh (45), a resident of Chatha area of Jammu city, and Mandeep Singh (23), a resident


Tuesday, February 23, 2021Working to become world’s major exporters in Def: PM

NEW DELHI: Noting the country’s growing capabilities in the Defence sector, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said India is exporting defence equipment to more than 40 countries and working towards becoming one of the major exporters in the world.

Speaking at the webinar for effective implementation of Union Budget provisions in the Defence Sector, PM Modi said, “Today, we are exporting d