The Statesman (India)

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - India has decided to supply four Mi-35 attack helicopters to Afghanistan over the next four months to help the war-ravaged nation intensify its anti-terror operations against the Pakistan-backed Taliban, Afghan diplomatic sources said.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj left for her six-day China and Mongolia tour on Saturday. The Union minister boarded a special plane from New Delhi which will take her to Beijing where she will meet her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in New Delhi on Saturday morning after completing his three-nation Europe tour that had started on April 16. He was received at the airport by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - The urge to become an actor came when Ambala-born Om Puri was still an adolescent, but his close relatives as well as friends discouraged him, saying that it would be a futile exercise for him.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - ​Albert Venn Dicey (1835-1922), initially, under the influence of J.S. Mill’s liberalism, supported suffrage for women in Great Britain. However, following his opposition to Irish Home Rule in the 1880s, he began to see women’s suffrage as detrimental to liberal politics.

NEW DELHI- (The Statesman/ANN) - Vishal Jangotra, one of the accused in the Kathua rape-murder case, has failed in the first semester of bachelor of science exams. He has scored 0 and 2 marks in the exams that were conducted on January 12 and January 15, respectively, during the time the eight-year-old victim was gang-raped and murdered in Kathua.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - ​The recent decision of the government of Uttar Pradesh to initiate the process of withdrawal of cases linked to the 2013 Muzaffarnagar and Shamli communal riots is a worrisome development.

NEW DELHI- (The Statesman/ANN) - Never was a world-changing technology named more aptly than the ‘World Wide Web’, and the aptness was proved again with Facebook and its privacy-slaughtering shenanigans smattering like slime on the looking glass of news of recent days.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - Mughlai food has a history of over 500 years of delicious dishes. When Babur came to India, he was fascinated by the country’s cuisine and the large variety of spices available.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - ‘The rules of diplomatic law constitute a self-contained régime which, on the one hand, lays down the receiving State’s obligations regarding the facilities, privileges and immunities to be accorded to diplomatic missions and, on the other, foresees their possible abuse by members of the mission and specifies the means at the disposal of the receiving State to counter any such abuse.’ — United States Diplomatic and Consular Staff in Tehran (United States of America v. Iran)(Iranian Hostages Case) (ICJ,1980)