Raksha Mantri , Defence Minister, India, Nirmala Sitharaman,Bilateral Defence Minister’s Dialogue, Indonesia, Jakarta, Ryamizard Rycudu

Bilateral Talks on Defence between India and Indonesia

The Bilateral Defence Minister’s Dialogue between India and Indonesia was successfully concluded in Jakarta, today. This meeting between Raksha Mantri  Nirmala Sitharaman and her Indonesian counterpart Gen (Retd) Ryamizard Rycudu comes after both the countries have upgraded their bilateral relationship to a Comprehensive Strategic Partnership and have recently concluded a new Defence Cooperation Agreement in […]

Govindan Lakshmanan, Jakarta, Asian Games, controversy, India, Jakarta

Athlete Govindan Lakshmanan felicitated

Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Col Rajyavardhan Rathore today felicitated Indian ace athlete Govindan Lakshmanan for his excellent performance in the recently concluded Asian Games at Jakarta. Lakshmanan was unfortunate to have missed the medal as he was disqualified at the end of the 10,000 metre race for no fault of […]

Santa hats irk Indonesian Islamic groups

The Islamic Defenders Group (FPI), known for its conservative approach towards Islamic wear, has now picked up a beef over employees of stores in Jakarta wearing Santa hats as Christmas comes knocking. In many stores in Jakarta, employees wear Santa hats to spread Christmas cheer, a practice which is now global. But Islamic groups obviously […]