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China still building SCS islands: Think-tank

| | Manila:

China is expanding artificial islands in disputed South China Sea areas despite saying it stopped two years ago, according to a security think-tank that released satellite images it said showed the land reclamation.

Beijing claims most of the sea and has been turning reefs in the Spratly and Paracel chains into islands, installing military aircraft and missile systems on them — an activity the Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative (AMTI) said was continuing.

 
 
 

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Govt to unveil new Haj policy this month: Naqvi

13 Aug 2017 | TN RAGHUNATHA | Mumbai

Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs (Independent Charge) Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on said in Mumbai on Saturday that the Haj Policy-2018 — aimed at making the piligrimage process “transparent” and “smooth” — would be unveiled later this month. Speaking at the 22nd annual Haj orientation camp organised for Haj pilgrims at Haj House in Mumbai, Naqvi said that from the next year, the Haj would be organised as per to...

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ASEAN delegates visit IGRMS

17 Aug 2017 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

On the occasion of 71st Independence Day, a delegation from 10 nations of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) led by Ram Madhav (Director, India Foundation) visited Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya. The Independence Day celebrations commenced with hosting of the national flag by Ram Madhav and Prof Sarit Kumar Chaudhuri (Director, IGRMS) followed by National Anthem...

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