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Times of India

  • new47 yrs on, exam topper gets his gold medal
    A retired IAS officer received his gold medal in LLB from Rajasthan University on Thursday, 47 years after he was denied the honour despite topping the university. In 1969, he was awarded second rank in the exam though his aggregate score was the highest in the varsity.
    - 21 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 4:30am -
  • 3 lakh children to be vaccinated after polio strain found in sewage

    3 lakh children to be vaccinated after polio strain found in sewage

    The Ministry of Health plans to urgently immunise around 3 lakh children against the crippling polio virus by setting up vaccination booths, after a strain of the highly contagious disease was detected in sewage in Hyderabad.
    - 9 days ago, 15 Jun 16, 10:58pm -
  • Culling of nilgai, monkey, wild boar challenged in SC

    Culling of nilgai, monkey, wild boar challenged in SC

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to examine validity of Centre’s decisions to allow culling of nilgai, wild boar in Bihar and rhesus macaque monkey in Himachal Pradesh. It will also examine government’s decision to allow killing of wild boar in Uttarakhand.
    - 9 days ago, 15 Jun 16, 6:03pm -
  • Court issues arrest warrants against ex-BSEB chief, JD(U) MLA

    Court issues arrest warrants against ex-BSEB chief, JD(U) MLA

    A Patna court on Wednesday issued arrest warrants against former Bihar School Examination Board chairman Lalkeshwar Prasad Singh and his wife, former JD(U) MLA Usha Sinha, in connection with +2 toppers scandal in the state.
    - 9 days ago, 15 Jun 16, 5:41pm -
  • Court denies bail to alleged ISIS operatives

    Court denies bail to alleged ISIS operatives

    A Delhi court has denied bail to five suspected ISIS operatives arrested for allegedly plotting a terror strike during the Ardh Kumbh at Haridwar, observing that it was not a fit case for bail.
    - 11 days ago, 13 Jun 16, 3:13pm -
  • Kairana exodus: RJD slams BJP for giving communal colour

    Kairana exodus: RJD slams BJP for giving communal colour

    With the BJP claiming mass exodus of Hindu families in Uttar Pradesh's Kairana, Rashtriya Janata Dal spokesperson Manoj Jha said the BJP is 'master' at creating a communal divide in the society before the polls.​
    - 12 days ago, 13 Jun 16, 9:20am -
  • Remove all religious structures encroaching on roads: Allahabad HC

    Remove all religious structures encroaching on roads: Allahabad HC

    A Lucknow bench of justices Sudhir Agarwal and Rakesh Srivastva said religious structures raised after January 2011 that encroach on public roads will be removed forthwith and a compliance report shall be submitted by concerned district magistrate to the state government within two months.
    - 14 days ago, 11 Jun 16, 12:46pm -
  • Mamata readies plan to enter Left bastion of Tripura

    Mamata readies plan to enter Left bastion of Tripura

    With West Bengal firmly in her grip and six ex-Congress MLAs in tow, Mamata Banerjee’s Trinamool Congress will now go the whole hog to try and wrest Tripura from the ruling Communist party in the 2018 assembly elections.
    - 15 days ago, 10 Jun 16, 1:09pm -
  • PM Modi returns home after 5-nation tour

    PM Modi returns home after 5-nation tour

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned home on Friday after a five-nation tour of Afghanistan, Qatar, Switzerland, USA and Mexico whose highlight was his meeting with US President Barack Obama and address to US Congress in Washington.
    - 15 days ago, 10 Jun 16, 1:00pm -
  • Congress preparing seat-based manifesto for UP

    Congress preparing seat-based manifesto for UP

    Manifestos tailor-made for specific constituencies would be Congress’s trump card in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections next year. For this purpose, the Grand old Party is preparing demographic profiles of each of the 403 Assembly constituencies.
    - 15 days ago, 10 Jun 16, 12:42pm -
  • JD(U), RJD may use Maneka's nilgai outburst against BJP

    JD(U), RJD may use Maneka's nilgai outburst against BJP

    Maneka Gandhi’s outburst against the culling of nilgai in Bihar’s Mokama district is likely to be used by the state’s Grand Alliance government against the BJP as farmers have been suffering from the menace caused by the animal.
    - 15 days ago, 10 Jun 16, 12:34pm -
  • Modi used 15% fewer words than Manmohan Singh in US speech

    Modi used 15% fewer words than Manmohan Singh in US speech

    In his address of the US Congress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi used 15% fewer words than his predecessor Dr Manmohan Singh but steered clear from mentioning his name despite alluding to his contribution to Indo-US relations, an oversight which the former PM too committed in his 2005 speech.
    - 15 days ago, 10 Jun 16, 12:15pm -
  • Plot to kill Chhota Rajan foiled, 4 arrested

    Plot to kill Chhota Rajan foiled, 4 arrested

    Four persons have been arrested for allegedly hatching a plan to kill gangster Chhota Rajan, presently lodged in Tihar jail, at the behest of his arch rival and fugitive don Dawood Ibrahim's confidant Chhota Shakeel.
    - 15 days ago, 10 Jun 16, 10:21am -
  • Amit Shah hails PM's diplomatic feats

    Amit Shah hails PM's diplomatic feats

    "PM Modi's recent trip has come across unprecedented success and it will be seen as a glorious phase of the country," said Shah in a statement.
    - 15 days ago, 10 Jun 16, 3:21am -
  • Satyarthi plans global campaign for child rights

    Satyarthi plans global campaign for child rights

    ​Seeking to globalize compassion, Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi plans to launch a major initiative that will enlist support of other Nobel prize winners and world leaders for the cause of neglected and abused children.​
    - 17 days ago, 8 Jun 16, 10:01am -
  • AIMPLB against ban on triple talaq

    AIMPLB against ban on triple talaq

    The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) on Friday fielded its women members to reject the growing demand of women organisations for scrapping of the provision of 'triple talaq' and the organisation slammed the move as a conspiracy to impose a uniform civil code (UCC).
    - 21 days ago, 4 Jun 16, 5:59am -
  • Govt busy celebrating during drought: Rahul Gandhi

    Govt busy celebrating during drought: Rahul Gandhi

    Criticising the NDA government on Saturday, Rahul Gandhi said that while there is a pressing situation of drought and farmer suicide in the country, Narendra Modi's government is busy celebrating with songs and dance.
    - 27 days ago, 28 May 16, 10:29pm -
  • Lalu Yadav picks daughter, Jethmalani for Rajya Sabha seats

    Lalu Yadav picks daughter, Jethmalani for Rajya Sabha seats

    "Lalu favoured Jethmalani for two reasons. First, he is a BJP basher after his expulsion from the BJP in 2013 and second, he has been helping the RJD leader in the multi-crore fodder scam cases," a Rashtriya Janata Dal leader said.
    - 27 days ago, 28 May 16, 9:04pm -
  • Congress fields Kapil Sibal for Rajya Sabha from UP

    Congress fields Kapil Sibal for Rajya Sabha from UP

    Kapil Sibal, who is being fielded as the Congress' candidate for the Rajya Sabha seat from Uttar Pradesh, will require winning over "small parties" to gather enough votes to be elected to the house. The Congress, which would require 36 votes in the 403-member house, only has 29 members.
    - 27 days ago, 28 May 16, 8:24pm -
  • Top JeM commander killed in Srinagar encounter

    Top JeM commander killed in Srinagar encounter

    Two militants were gunned down in a late night operation by the security forces in Srinagar, and one of the slain militants has been identified as Saifullah, a Pakistani national who was commander of Jamait-ul-Mujahideen.
    - 32 days ago, 24 May 16, 8:11am -

The Hindu

  • newDebutants jostle for last-eight glory
    McGovern to take on Bale in intriguing tie
    - 56 mins ago, 25 Jun 16, 12:51am -
  • newNo clear favourite in Poland-Switzerland match-up
    Poland forward Robert Lewandowski and Switzerland’s Xherdan Shaqiri, who have yet to shine at Euro 2016, will have another chance to brighten up the tournament when their teams clash in St. Etienne i...
    - 57 mins ago, 25 Jun 16, 12:50am -
  • newOne-man army confronts the sharks of midfield
    Talismanic forward Ronaldo will be up against the formidable trio of Modric, Rakitic and Perisic
    - 57 mins ago, 25 Jun 16, 12:50am -
  • newThey come out with flying colours
    Cadets, who came out with flying colours after training at the Air Force Academy in Dundigal near Hyderabad, at the Combined Graduation Parade reviewed by Defence Minister Manohar Parriker. - Photos: K.V.S. Giri
    - 1 hour ago, 25 Jun 16, 12:43am -
  • newDisappointed but you move on, says Shastri
    Wishes Kumble well, saying India has an opportunity to take a step forward
    - 1 hour ago, 25 Jun 16, 12:31am -
  • newFocus has to be on improving players’ skills
    We need radical ways to transform the system for the better
    - 1 hour ago, 25 Jun 16, 12:29am -
  • newWright way for Kumble
    India’s newly appointed coach Anil Kumble is keen to follow in the footsteps of his predecessors, John Wright and Gary Kirsten, and keep a low profile in the job, he said on Friday.The 45-year-old...
    - 1 hour ago, 25 Jun 16, 12:25am -
  • newThe end of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy
    Ironical as may sound, in this cricket-loving country that has taken to the T20 format so well, not many know the name of the National T20 championship. It definitely is not the Indian Premier League...
    - 2 hours ago, 25 Jun 16, 12:16am -
  • new‘Mini IPL’ on the cards in September
    Riding on the encouraging figures of the latest season of the Indian Premier League, final touches are awaited for the yet-to-be-named T20 league in either USA or the UAE in September this year.Follo...
    - 2 hours ago, 25 Jun 16, 12:15am -
  • newKousik hogs award-night limelight
    President Srinivasan says TNCA is a loyal, staunch member of the BCCI
    - 2 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 11:55pm -
  • newChaturved sets up Kancheepuram’s win
    N.S. Chaturved’s all-round effort (five for 25 & 30) helped Kancheepuram register a four-wicket win over Sivagangai in the TNCA inter-district T20 cricket tournament for the S.S. Rajan Trophy her...
    - 2 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 11:54pm -
  • newAsian Tour: Easy for Nithya
    Nithya Raj outplayed Jaipet Anontaweesil of Thailand 6-1, 6-0 in the pre-quarterfinals of the Asian Tour $5000 women’s tennis tournament here on Friday.The results (pre-quarterfinals): Tamachan Momko...
    - 2 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 11:53pm -
  • newPaltan take on Titans in opener
    The Pune outfit takes on Titans in the PKL IV opener tonight
    - 2 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 11:53pm -
  • newVani Kapoor triumphs
    Vani Kapoor completed a hat-trick of titles on the Hero women’s pro golf tour after strolling to a 10-stroke victory in the ninth leg on Friday. Vani shot a one-under-70 on the final day at the Clove...
    - 2 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 11:52pm -
  • newKumble the right choice, says Srinath
    Javagal Srinath has hailed the appointment of Anil Kumble as head coach of the Indian team. "They have made the right choice," he told The Hindu. "He will bring that never-say-die ...
    - 2 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 11:28pm -
  • newColombia, FARC rebels sign historic ceasefire
    The deal puts a definitive end to fighting in Latin America’s longest civil war, which has torn the country apart.
    - 2 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 11:25pm -
  • newWorld stocks routed on Brexit
    Of bears and Brexit blues
    - 2 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 11:19pm -
  • newIndia Inc. girds for uncertainty
    Britain’s decision to exit from the European Union may hit the profitability of Indian firms, especially the Tata Group which has a significant exposure in the U.K., analysts said.“Among original equi...
    - 2 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 11:18pm -
  • newTata Sons told to pay $1.17 bn to NTT DOCOMO by court
    Japanese mobile firm entered India by acquiring stake in Tata Teleservices
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 11:15pm -
  • newEngineering exporters see fallout ‘transitory’
    The present turmoil could be transitory till things settle down in the U.K. and the continent
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 11:14pm -
  • newHamid Ansari cautions against false statistics
    Vice President Hamid Ansari on Friday said that some of the criticism of India’s official statistics on growth, poverty and unemployment appears valid and is not just undermining the credibility of I...
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 11:03pm -
  • newFree trade talks with EU to be ‘modified’
    India will study Britain-related tariff lines, a part of India-EU FTA talks
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 11:02pm -
  • newU.K. vote to exit EU will have near-term ramifications for the Indian economy
    Analysts have predicted that Brexit will mean India’s GDP will now grow at 7.3 per cent this year, down from the 7.6 per cent predicted earlier.
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 10:59pm -
  • newIkk kudi…
    Alia Bhatt on playing an invisible girl in “Udta Punjab” and why choosing a film is like a do or die situation for her
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 10:44pm -
  • newThe colour of notes
    Two engrossing books penned by Kumar Prasad Mukherji and Sheila Dhar give a riveting insight into the world of Hindustani classical music and its practitioners
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 10:41pm -
  • newStory of the Ultraman
    Delhi boy Arunaabh Shah recounts how he became the first Indian to finish the gruelling triathlon
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 10:37pm -
  • new‘Words are my Valentine’: Sharmila Ray
    Sharmila Ray takes us inside the magical web of her words
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 10:36pm -
  • newFood that makes you say, ‘Aah’!
    Ottimo at West View in ITC Maurya offers dishes that leave an interesting after taste and something to think about
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 10:34pm -
  • newSage Mandavya’s story
    The Mahabharata contains Vidura’s elaboration of what constitutes dharma. Vidura was well-versed in all aspects of dharma because he was the god of justice — Yama — reborn. And there was a reason for ...
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 10:34pm -
  • newThe centre of attention
    Urvashi Sharma returns with a challenging role in Zee TV’s “Amma”
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 10:31pm -
  • newDay in pictures
    Images from India and around the world...
    - 4 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 9:42pm -
  • newDeepika Padukone spills beans on Hollywood project
    Deepika Padukone talks to The Hindu ahead of the IIFA awards, on her life back in Canada and gives a sneak peak into her performances lined up for tomorrow. READ | "For me I do not treat a film as coming from Hollywood or Bollywood. It's the script I read first. I need to know if I will love doing it and it’s only after that I take up roles." | http://bit.ly/28SfOxt
    - 4 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 9:18pm -
  • newThe stranger on the airplane
    When I told the man that he was occupying my seat, he looked embarrassed and proceeded to get up. But the seatbelt held him back. He tried unclasping it but could not. Finally, I set him free and he m...
    - 4 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 9:18pm -
  • newSet the ball rolling
    Looking for on-field action indoors? From rock climbing to soapy and street football, Chennai has a lot to offer enthusiasts.
    - 4 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 9:17pm -
  • newWhen the Koel sings…
    As the most romanticised bird in literature, the Koel has been a common imagery of love. But here’s an antidote to that soft face of the cuckoo
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 9:13pm -
  • newFor the sheer love of cinema
    Actor Tovino Thomas is living his dream as he readies for his next Guppy
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 9:09pm -
  • newFor the love of reading
    Reading Week concludes today. But for voracious readers in the city, every day is reading day. Some of them talk about the plus points of readers’ clubs
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 9:02pm -
  • newWhen fashion reigns
    Nimish Shah’s brand Shift focuses on quality, long-lasting clothes that one can use multiple times
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 8:58pm -
  • newQuiz master, educationist Neil O'Brien passes away
    The former MP is survived by his wife and three sons.
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 8:58pm -
  • newBrexit won’t hit us, say Europe's budget airlines
    "Britons are booking our £9.99 seats in record numbers in what will be the last big seat sale of its kind."
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 8:56pm -
  • newLa Dona, Arvak, Multi App and Mogadishu shine
    La Dona, Arvak, Multi App and Mogadishu shone when the horses were exercised here on Friday morning (June 24).Outer sand:600m: Ice Glacier (Sandesh) 46. Moved on the bit. 1000m: Flame’s Fury (Kiran R...
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 8:52pm -
  • newIt’s Sydney Harbour vs Fabulous Touch
    Sydney Harbour and Fabulous Touch may fight out the finish of the Juvenile Sprinter’s Million (1,200m), the feature event of the races to be held here on Saturday (June 25).False rails (width about 6...
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 8:51pm -
  • newVideo Review with Archana Nathan | Jigarthanda
    Video Review | Kannada film| Jigarthanda: "It's not such a bad thing that the director aspires to make his re-make as close as to the original. In fact, he succeeds to a large extent in how the film looks and how it sounds, but it is not so when it comes to the performances in the film."
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 8:50pm -
  • newFor some warmth
    I love the monsoon. But I appreciate the gloomy weather much more when I am staying in rather than going out.My children, on the other hand, would tell you the only way to enjoy the weather is by bein...
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 8:45pm -
  • newEight die as vehicle falls into gorge in Uttarakhand's Ghansali
    Eight persons died on Fridya as a utility vehicle carrying 15 persons fell 200 metres off the road and landed near a gorge in Tehri district’s Akhori village. The vehicle was moving from Tehri’s ...
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 8:41pm -
  • newChinese academic says India should tap the UN Security Council to enter NSG
    As negotiations on India’s membership to the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) stumble in Seoul, a leading Chinese academic has proposed that New Delhi should first tap the United Nations Security Counci...
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 8:41pm -
  • new7 hours to go review: City of clichés
    A Mumbai-based hostage movie that has zero tension and an empty emotional core
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 8:35pm -
  • newCrime does pay
    On the 10th anniversary of Pudhupettai, a look at other antihero films and what made this one special.
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 8:34pm -
  • newTête-a-tête with Deepti Naval
    Deepti Naval of Chashme Budoor fame talks to The Hindu about why the play 'Ek Mulaqat' is close to her heart
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 8:33pm -
  • newRough Book review: Not a cult at all
    Well-intentioned but unbearably preachy and dull.
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 8:30pm -
  • newMan who claimed he escaped Auschwitz admits story a lie
    A 91-year-old Pennsylvania man who has for years lectured to school groups and others about what he said were his experiences at Auschwitz now says he was never a prisoner at the concentration camp.
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 8:27pm -
  • newNo new taxes in 2016-17 budget for West Bengal
    Mr. Mitra said that the State’s tax revenue has more than doubled to Rs. 42, 919.7 crore between 2010-11 and 2015-16
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 8:24pm -
  • newCentre returns 14 Delhi Govt Bills for not following procedures
    Says proper procedures were not followed by the AAP government while adopting the legislations.
    - 6 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 8:11pm -
  • newIn defence of Kashmir’s unpopular poplars
    Mathematician Fozia Qazi has undertaken a campaign to protect the trees that are in danger of being axed in large numbers in the valley.
    - 6 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 8:09pm -
  • newNarendra Modi, Putin vow to take forward India-Russia ties
    Mr. Modi and Mr. Putin, during a meeting on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit here, discussed a range of bilateral and multilateral issues of mutual concern.
    - 6 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 8:05pm -
  • newUma Bharti admitted in AIIMS
    Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti has been admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Friday after she reportedly complained of "chest pain".A statement ...
    - 6 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 7:56pm -
  • newHindu woman in Pakistan murdered by husband for not serving tea
    The accused himself surrendered to the police and said he had committed the crime in a fit of anger, police said.
    - 6 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 7:51pm -
  • new‘Divided’ Kingdom leaves EU; Cameron to step down
    The country has received the news of the referendum with both jubilation and disappointment.
    - 6 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 7:47pm -
  • new'India’s membership was not taken up'
    Lead negotiator and Director-General of the Arms Control division at the Chinese foreign ministry Wang Qun speaks to Diplomatic Editor Suhasini Haidar
    - 6 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 7:43pm -
  • newExpedite efforts for release of kidnapped Indian: PM to Ghani
    "In my discussion with President Ashraf Ghani, raised the issue of the unfortunate kidnapping of Kolkata-based Judith D’Souza in Afghanistan," Mr. Modi tweeted.
    - 6 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 7:38pm -

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  • Monsoon rains in India 7 per cent below average in past week

    Monsoon rains in India 7 per cent below average in past week

    Monsoon rains has helped the planting process of summer crops such as paddy rice, soybeans, cotton and pulses.New Delhi: Monsoon rains in India were 7 percent below average in the week ending June 22, the weather office said on Thursday, narrowing the deficit since the season started on June 8.The June-September monsoon rains have remained 18 percent low so far, but have covered almost the entire country, and helped quicken the planting process of summer crops such as paddy rice, soybeans, c…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Jun 16, 12:00am -
  • Chennai: Woman Infosys employee hacked to death at railway station

    Chennai: Woman Infosys employee hacked to death at railway station

    Swathi was left bleeding to death on the railway platform with several cut injuries on her face and neck. (Photo: video grab)Swathi, 24, was waiting at the platform when a young man attacked her with a sickle.A 24-year-old woman working with Infosys was hacked to death at Nungambakkam railway station in Chennai on Friday morning.The incident took place around 6.30 am. The woman was waiting to board a train to reach her office in Mahindra Tech City.According to reports, Swathi was waiting at…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Jun 16, 12:00am -
  • Minor girl in Arunachal ends wedlock to focus on child marriage practice

    Minor girl in Arunachal ends wedlock to focus on child marriage practice

    (Representational Image)Jeroni’s ordeal in fact began in 2008 when she was just five years old. Her parents decided to marry her off to a man much older than her.Itanagar: A 13-year-old girl's escape from a forced marriage in East Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh has brought into spotlight the practice of child marriage still prevalent in parts of the state's rural areas.According to Pooja Sonam Natung, general secretary of the East Kameng unit of Women Welfare Organisation, Jeroni Taw…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Jun 16, 12:00am -
  • Masked gunman shot dead after injuring nearly 50 in German cinema: reports

    Masked gunman shot dead after injuring nearly 50 in German cinema: reports

    Police officers stand near a cinema in Viernheim near Mannheim, southern Germany. (Photo: AP)Police shot the man dead after elite forces stormed the complex.Frankfurt, Germany: A man opened fire in a cinema complex in the small western German town of Viernheim, near Frankfurt, on Thursday, German media reported.Police shot the man dead after elite forces stormed the complex, the Mannheimer Morgen newspaper reported, citing the interior minister of Hesse state.The Darmstaedter Echo said 20…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Jun 16, 12:00am -
  • Paid 'bribe' for land document 38 years back, says Goa CM

    Paid 'bribe' for land document 38 years back, says Goa CM

    Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar (Photo: PTI)Laxmikant Parsekar said the incident happened when he was not an MLA and he never got the certified copy of a tenancy order.Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar has said he paid "bribe" to get a land document from district administration about 38 years back, citing the incident to explain the need for SMS-based mutation facility.The Chief Minister said the incident happened when he was not an MLA and he never got the certified copy…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Jun 16, 12:00am -
  • Two minor girls from Delhi raped, found in Uttarakhand hotel

    Two minor girls from Delhi raped, found in Uttarakhand hotel

    Representational ImageThe accused introduced themselves as entrepreneurs in the field of event management and promised the victim jobs.New Delhi: Two minor girls, who had run away from their residence in Anand Vihar area around 11 days ago and found from a hotel in Uttarakhand’s Haldwani district, were allegedly raped by two youths, police said on Thursday.The sisters, aged 15 and 17, live with their maternal uncle’s family in Anand Vihar. They moved there after their father passed away…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Jun 16, 12:00am -
  • Jaitley-Swamy war exposes BJP's inner conflict: Shiv Sena

    Jaitley-Swamy war exposes BJP's inner conflict: Shiv Sena

    Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray. (Photo: PTI)We have affection for Swamy because of his fight for Hinduism and his initiatives against corruption, says Sena.Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Friday said the verbal volley between BJP leader Subramanian Swamy and Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley over the remarks against Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian, has brought the inner conflict of the saffron party to the fore."Both Swamy and Jaitley are from same party and the differences betwe…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Jun 16, 12:00am -
  • 100 per cent FDI in defence need of the hour: M Venkaiah Naidu

    100 per cent FDI in defence need of the hour: M Venkaiah Naidu

    Union minister M Venkaiah Naidu (Photo: PTI)FDI is better than debt and will push growth and development, the union minister said.Jaipur: Union minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday stick up for the Modi government's decision to allow 100 per cent FDI in defence sector by easing norms, saying "FDI is better than debt" and it is the need of the hour."FDI is better than debt and will push growth and development. The government took the decision as it was the need of the hour," he said.The mi…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Jun 16, 12:00am -
  • To fight bio-terrorism, India needs Central Epidemiological Database: Experts

    To fight bio-terrorism, India needs Central Epidemiological Database: Experts

    Health workers wearing protective clothing prepare to carry an abandoned dead body presenting with Ebola symptoms.Of over 600 districts in India only 100 districts have Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme(IDSP) laboratories.New Delhi: Experts on Friday emphasised on a strong and well integrated programme in sync with the different governmental arms to deal with bio-terrorism, as diseases like Ebola and Zika could emerge as possible threats.Lt Gen (retd) JR Bharadwaj, former Director G…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Jun 16, 12:00am -
  • India remains polio free, no need to fear virus strain: Health Minister

    India remains polio free, no need to fear virus strain: Health Minister

    No incidence of polio virus has been reported for the past five years. (Photo: Representational purpose only)The WHO has certified that India is polio free...India remains polio virus free.Hyderabad: India remains polio free and there is no need to panic about the Vaccine Derived Polio Virus (VDPV) detected in Hyderabad earlier this month, Union Health Minister J P Nadda said on Thursday."I would like to tell people that this Vaccine Derived Polio Virus is not a case of wild polio virus. N…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Jun 16, 12:00am -

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  • newPeople regularly keep me informed about ground realities: Mehbooba Mufti - India Today

    People regularly keep me informed about ground realities: Mehbooba Mufti - India Today

    India TodayPeople regularly keep me informed about ground realities: Mehbooba MuftiIndia TodayMehbooba Mufti made it clear that her priority is the people and not politics or power. Ashwini Kumar | Edited by Anand Jayaram. Follow @ashwini1959 [email protected] New Delhi, June 24, 2016 | UPDATED 23:48 IST. A +A -. Chief Minister gave ...JK govt to set up consultative committee for appraisal of DPRsBusiness Standardall 2 news articles »
    - 2 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 11:43pm -
  • newCentre to return Bills moved without sanction - Times of India

    Centre to return Bills moved without sanction - Times of India

    The Indian ExpressCentre to return Bills moved without sanctionTimes of IndiaNew Delhi: In a development that could further deepen the chasm between the Centre and Delhi government, home ministry officials on Friday said all Bills moved and passed by the state assembly without prior sanction of the Centre/LG, "as required under ...Don't take revenge on Delhiites: Kejriwal tells PM Modi after Centre rejects 14 bills by Delhi AssemblyDaily News & AnalysisCentre, Delhi spar again amid confusion ov…
    - 2 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 11:37pm -
  • newCong, BJP flay Kerala governors address - India Today

    Cong, BJP flay Kerala governors address - India Today

    LivemintCong, BJP flay Kerala governors addressIndia TodayThiruvananthapuram, Jun 24 (PTI) Congress-led UDF and BJP today flayed Kerala Governor P Sathasivams speech in the Assembly highlighting LDF governments policies, saying it was a disappointment and lacked concrete plans to address fundamental ...Governor's address promises more infrastructure, jobsThe HinduGovernment proposes programme for providing land to the landlessThe New Indian ExpressKerala Governor's address flays Chandy governme…
    - 2 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 11:33pm -
  • newBulk SMS service introduced for Amarnath Yatra 2016 - India Today

    Bulk SMS service introduced for Amarnath Yatra 2016 - India Today

    India TodayBulk SMS service introduced for Amarnath Yatra 2016India TodayThe bulk SMS service is aimed to enable the pilgrims to become aware about the arduous nature of Yatra and the precautions they are required to take before and during their pilgrimage. Ashwini Kumar · Follow @ashwini1959 [email protected] DGP reviews security arrangements for Amarnath YatraBusiness StandardYatris can avail tokens for hassle free spot registration: DCDaily Excelsiorall 8 news articles »
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 10:23pm -
  • newKidney racket: 22-year-old recipient arrested - Business Standard

    Kidney racket: 22-year-old recipient arrested - Business Standard

    Daily News & AnalysisKidney racket: 22-year-old recipient arrestedBusiness StandardA 22-year-old recipient has been arrested in connection with a kidney racket which was busted at a private hospital here earlier this month, police said today. The accused, identified as Ashutosh (22), is the first kidney recipient arrested in the high ...Indian police arrest recipient of kidney via illegal organ racketThe Straits Timesall 4 news articles »
    - 4 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 9:59pm -
  • newSiddaramaiah goes into damage control mode as discontent grows - The Indian Express

    Siddaramaiah goes into damage control mode as discontent grows - The Indian Express

    The Indian ExpressSiddaramaiah goes into damage control mode as discontent growsThe Indian Express"There is no discontent among us, I'm talking to every one... such things are common whenever there is cabinet reshuffle. I'm talking to all those who have expressed displeasure," Siddaramaiah said. By: PTI Bengaluru Published:Jun 24, 2016, 21:34 ...Aftershocks In Karnataka In Wake Of Siddaramaiah's Cabinet ReshuffleNDTVRahul Gandhi's young brigade takes charge to bat for SiddaramaiahEconomic Times…
    - 4 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 9:34pm -
  • newSwamy issues threat of bloodbath - India Today

    Swamy issues threat of bloodbath - India Today

    India TodaySwamy issues threat of bloodbathIndia TodayThough he did not name Jaitley, he was obviously referring to the Minister who had a couple of days ago urged Swamy for restraint and discipline in the wake of his attacks on Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian on Wednesday. PTI | Posted by ...BJP unhappy with Swamy's remarks on JaitleyABP LiveBJP upset over Subramanian Swamy's tirade against Jaitley, top bureaucrats: SourcesTimes of IndiaCongress Says Subramanian Swamy Wants To Become…
    - 6 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 7:54pm -
  • new24-year old Infosys employee murdered in Chennai - Business Standard

    24-year old Infosys employee murdered in Chennai - Business Standard

    Business Standard24-year old Infosys employee murdered in ChennaiBusiness StandardA 24-year-old woman employee of IT major Infosys was allegedly murdered at Nungambakkam railway station, one of the railway stations in the heart of Chennai city. She was hacked to death by an unidentified young man, according to reports. According to ...24-yr-old woman Infosys employee allegedly hacked to death at Chennai railway stationindiatvnews.comWoman techie hacked to death at Chennai rly stationDaily Pione…
    - 7 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 6:46pm -
  • newCBSE NEET II Exam 2016: 10 quick tips to crack the examination in one month - India Today

    CBSE NEET II Exam 2016: 10 quick tips to crack the examination in one month - India Today

    India TodayCBSE NEET II Exam 2016: 10 quick tips to crack the examination in one monthIndia TodayAs strategising the preparation is essential to cracking any exam, follow these tips to pass NEET phase 2 examination successfully. CBSE NEET II Exam 2016: 10 quick tips to crack the examination in one month. CBSE NEET II Exam 2016: 10 quick tips to ...Making Quite A NEET Mess Of ItOutlook IndiaNEET-UG II: June 25 last day to applyChandigarh TribuneNEET-II to be held on 24 July: CBSELivemintBusiness…
    - 8 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 5:48pm -
  • newSP-backed team says even 160 Muslim families left Kairana - The Indian Express

    SP-backed team says even 160 Muslim families left Kairana - The Indian Express

    The Indian ExpressSP-backed team says even 160 Muslim families left KairanaThe Indian ExpressSources said that at least 11 leaders have been indicted in the report, either for supporting criminal activities or for disturbing harmony. Written by Maulshree Seth Lucknow Published:Jun 24, 2016, 2:01 ...No party is above boardHindustan TimesBJP's fact-finding report on Kairana questions Akhilesh YadavIndia TodayKairana 'migration': Centre to send reminder to Akhilesh govt for detailed reportDaily Ne…
    - 24 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 2:01am -

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  • newNo impact of Britain’s exit on defence procurement: Manohar Parrikar

    No impact of Britain’s exit on defence procurement: Manohar Parrikar

    Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday said that Britain's exit from the European Union will not impact the defence procurement of India in any manner as the government's focus was on promoting defence equipment manufacturing at home and had thrown doors open for foreign companies by allowing 100 per cent foreign direct investment (FDI) in the sector. In the procurement policy, we have specified that indigenously desinged, developed and manufactured will get the first preference. If oversea…
    - 39 mins ago, 25 Jun 16, 1:08am -
  • newRemembering Air India flight 182 attack: Are we any better today in tackling home-grown terror?

    Remembering Air India flight 182 attack: Are we any better today in tackling home-grown terror?

    The Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the newly formed Canadian Security and Intelligence Agency and the local police forces didn't have a clue about the cancer of extremism and terror thriving in our midst, on Canadian soil. At the time self radicalisation and Jihad, words now mentioned often as parts of our lexicon, were not part of our conversations.
    - 44 mins ago, 25 Jun 16, 1:03am -
  • new5 things that can be expected from Anil Kumble's Team India

    5 things that can be expected from Anil Kumble's Team India

    Here's what could be in store for us in the one year of Kumble's tenure as Indian coach.
    - 48 mins ago, 25 Jun 16, 12:59am -
  • newRaman Singh ecstatic with tribal students cracking IIT from remotest tribes of Bastar
    Raipur, June 24 (ANI): With 27 tribal students hailing from Naxal-infested areas cracking the prestigious IIT-JEE examination, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Friday said it was a big milestone for the state as students from the Gond, Muria, and Bhatra tribes, found in remotest parts of Bastar, have also achieved this coveted feat. Singh, who turned emotional as he handed over MacBooks to the students for cracking the toughest engineering entrance examination, said 'there cannot be a…
    - 2 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 11:26pm -
  • newCentral banks flex muscles to soften Brexit blow

    Central banks flex muscles to soften Brexit blow

    A number of central banks around the world geared up to take action or intervened in their markets on Friday in the wake of Britain's vote to leave the European Union. The Bank of England said it could provide more than 250 billion pounds plus "substantial" access to foreign currency to ease any squeeze in markets, while the U.S. Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank said they were ready to offer liquidity through existing swap lines. The Bank of Japan also signalled readiness to interve…
    - 2 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 11:23pm -
  • newNSUI holds protest against commercialisation of education at Gujarat varsity

    NSUI holds protest against commercialisation of education at Gujarat varsity

    National Students Union of India (NSUI) on Friday held demonstrations in university campuses and in front of district education offices(DEOs) all over the state to protest what they called "commercialisation of education and growing unemployment of educated youths''. In Ahmedabad, a state level protest was held in the Gujarat University campus, addressed by state NSUI president Adityarajsinh Gohil and others.
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 11:09pm -
  • newMonsoon to end late, benefit farmers

    Monsoon to end late, benefit farmers

    By Sankalp Phartiyal and Mayank Bhardwaj NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Monsoon rains are likely to end in India later than usual this year, with plentiful showers towards the latter stages of the season helping farmers recover from two straight droughts, the chief of the country's weather office told Reuters on Friday. Monsoon rains are the lifeblood of India's agriculture-dependent economy and a week's delay in their onset this year has caused the planting of summer-sown crops such as cotton, rice, soy…
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 11:08pm -
  • newPM Modi discusses bilateral issues with Tajikistan President in Tashkent
    Tashkent, June 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussed bilateral issues with Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon on Friday on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit in Tashkent. Prime Minister Modi on Twitter said, "Glad to meet President Rahmon. India attaches strong importance to extensive cooperation with Tajikistan." Prime Minister Modi arrived in Uzbekistan on Thursday to attend the two-day SCO summit.
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 11:07pm -
  • newTribal students' success in IIT a `big milestone` for Chhattisgarh: Raman Singh
    Raipur, June 24 (ANI): Chief Minister Raman Singh on Friday turned emotional as he handed over MacBooks to 27 tribal students hailing from Naxal-infested areas for cracking the prestigious IIT-JEE examination and said 'there cannot be a more proud moment for him than to see his children achieving success.' The 27 tribal students, who hail from families, extemely unaware about the IIT, achieved this coveted feat, courtesy Chhattisgarh Government's 'Prayas Programme' - a special coaching initiativ…
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 11:07pm -
  • newPM Modi holds bilateral talk with Belarus President at SCO summit
    Tashkent, June 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi held bilateral talks with Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko on Friday on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit in Tashkent. This was Prime Minister Modi's first diplomatic engagement of the day. Modi on twitter said, "Met President Alexander Lukashenko and discussed ways to further improve India-Belarus relations." The Prime Minister arrived in Uzbekistan on Thursday to attend the two-day SCO summit.
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 11:07pm -
  • newShah Rukh Khan finds Shekhar Kapur’s daughter’s first single ‘awesome’

    Shah Rukh Khan finds Shekhar Kapur’s daughter’s first single ‘awesome’

    Super star Shah Rukh Khan and other Bollywood greats have appreciated Suchitra Krishnamoorthi and Shekhar Kapur's daughter Kaveri's first single 'Did Ýou Know' that is going viral on social media.
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 11:06pm -
  • newBrexit decision piles pressure on Tata British steelworks

    Brexit decision piles pressure on Tata British steelworks

    By Maytaal Angel and Barbara Lewis LONDON (Reuters) - Tata Steel's Port Talbot plant has moved a step closer to closure following Britain's decision to leave the European Union, but buyers remain interested, industry sources said on Friday. Liberty House, management buy-out vehicle Excalibur Steel Limited and up to five other entities entered bids for Tata Steel's British operations, which employ around 11,000 people.
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 11:02pm -
  • newPredicting the Indian ODI batting line-up before Champions Trophy 2017

    Predicting the Indian ODI batting line-up before Champions Trophy 2017

    We take a look at various options in the batting department leading into the Champions Trophy 2017.
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 10:52pm -
  • newBengaluru to host the International Oral History Association Conference

    Bengaluru to host the International Oral History Association Conference

    The 19th International Oral History Association Conference will be held in India for the first time, co-hosted by the International Oral History Association (IOHA) and Oral History Association of India at the Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Bengaluru. This is also the first time that this conference will be held in Asia.
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 10:51pm -
  • newBest places to watch Euro 2016 KO rounds in Delhi-NCR, Kolkata, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Pune & Goa

    Best places to watch Euro 2016 KO rounds in Delhi-NCR, Kolkata, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Pune & Goa

    A list of bars and lounges around India where Euro 2016 will take center stage.
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 10:32pm -
  • newNEET-2: Tips and tricks for last one month preparation 

    NEET-2: Tips and tricks for last one month preparation 

    To make sure that your preparation is on point, here’s a guide to the best ways for revision of all important topics in the last month before the exam. All the formulae of ‘Mechanical Properties of Solids and Fluids’ and ‘The Laws of Thermodynamics’ are to be learnt by heart.
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 10:32pm -
  • newFrom drinks to drugs to cars: Global business hit by EU vote

    From drinks to drugs to cars: Global business hit by EU vote

    By Ben Hirschler and Martinne Geller LONDON (Reuters) - Chief executives from Tokyo to Denver prepared for long-term disruption, job cuts and lower profits on Friday after Britain's vote to leave the European Union raised widespread fears over economic growth and sent share prices spinning. British Airways owner IAG warned that it would no longer meet its annual profit target and car manufacturers including Ford, which employs around 14,000 people in the United Kingdom, indicated that it could u…
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 10:19pm -
  • newQuarter-miler Mohd. Anas creates new national record in Poland National Championships 2016
    New Delhi, June 24 (ANI): India's quarter-miler Mohd. Anas created a new National record in men's 400m event earlier today at the Poland Senior National Championships in Bydgoszcz (Poland), according to information received from the Indian team management.
    - 4 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 10:02pm -
  • newPost-Brexit, India says will strengthen ties with EU, Britain
    Tashkent, June 24 (ANI): India values its ties with both Britain and the European Union and will strive to strengthen them in the future, said External Affairs Minister spokesperson Vikas Swarup on Friday. Britain voted to leave the European Union (EU) in a historic referendum, dealing the biggest blow to the European project of greater unity since World War Two. "We value our multi-faceted relationship with both the United Kingdom and the European Union and we will strive to further strengthen…
    - 4 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 10:00pm -
  • newMaruti Suzuki kicks off 'Monsoon Fit Checkup camp'

    Maruti Suzuki kicks off 'Monsoon Fit Checkup camp'

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    - 4 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 9:49pm -
  • newAt SCO summit, PM Modi meets Putin to hold bilateral talks

    At SCO summit, PM Modi meets Putin to hold bilateral talks

    On the sidelines of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit, PM Narendra Modi on Friday met Russian President Vladimir Putin to hold bilateral talks in Tashkent.
    - 4 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 9:34pm -
  • newNepali migrants banned from working in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya and Syria
    By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nepal has banned its nationals from working in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya and Syria after 13 Nepali security guards were killed by a Taliban suicide bomber in the Afghan capital earlier this week, Labour Minister Deepak Bohara said on Friday. "Our decision is prompted by the security situation in those countries," Bohara told Thomson Reuters Foundation. "If our nationals already working in those countries want to return home, the government…
    - 4 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 9:23pm -
  • newIndia's new deal for textile workers could add to risks, campaigners say

    India's new deal for textile workers could add to risks, campaigners say

    By Anuradha Nagaraj CHENNAI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A government initiative to create millions of jobs and increase exports in the textile and garment industries could put vulnerable workers at greater risk, activists said, calling for better enforcement of existing labour laws. A package to generate 10 million jobs and boost exports by $30 billion over three years was unveiled on Wednesday but the measures, including cutting overtime, have raised concerns about workers' rights. In…
    - 4 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 9:21pm -
  • newBrexit doesn’t do us any damage, India’s problems are at home

    Brexit doesn’t do us any damage, India’s problems are at home

    Beyond today, India, however, would do better to look within. India’s problems are more domestic -- stuck projects, a choked credit system, banks laden with bad debt, corporates with bloated debt, poor capacity utilisation across sectors, etc. There is little to look forward on growth from the rest of the world, except of course, by way of stable crude oil prices at around $50 a barrel. An optimistic world expected Britain to Remain, but the ‘united we fall’ sentiment prevailed and Britons…
    - 4 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 9:18pm -
  • newSalgaocar FC, Sporting Clube pull out of I-League
    Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Indian football on Friday received a body blow as Goan club giants Salgaocar FC and Sporting Clube De Goa announced that they will not take part in the 2016-17 I-league season. Sporting Goa finished fourth in the 2015-16 edition of the league while Salgaocar finished seventh. Earlier last season, Pune FC and Bharat FC disbanded their first team operations, while Royal Wahingdoh, a team which finished third in the I-league table in the 2014-15 season, too opted to drop out…
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 9:14pm -
  • newDJI lands its Phantom 4 drone in India at Rs 1,21,000

    DJI lands its Phantom 4 drone in India at Rs 1,21,000

    DJI, the global leader in unmanned aerial vehicles, has officially marked its entry into India with the launch of Phantom 4 drone. Phantom 4 is the latest drone in the Phantom series and will be available at a price Rs 1,21,000. DJI Phantom 4 is a significant upgrade over previous offering Phantom 3 drone.
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 9:03pm -
  • newMasked men raise Pakistan, ISIS flags in Kashmir
    Srinagar, June 24 (ANI): Masked men in Kashmir raised Pakistan and Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) flags and pelted stones at policemen after Friday prayers in protest against New Delhi's rule.
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 9:02pm -
  • newBrexit: Things will settle down soon, India is a haven of stability, says Jayant Sinha
    New Delhi, June 24 (ANI): Speaking on the aftermaths of Brexit, Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha on Friday asserted that though it will take a few days to settle things down, India stands out as the only stable star at a time when there is economic turbulence around the world. Talking to media, Sinha said Brexit will not have a major impact on India, adding that the government is taking all steps to combat the complexities of the situation. "In today's time India is a haven of stabilit…
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 9:02pm -
  • newPakistani cleric gets suspended after his photo with model Qandeel Baloch goes viral

    Pakistani cleric gets suspended after his photo with model Qandeel Baloch goes viral

    Pakistan's Qandeel Baloch, self-proclaimed social media sensation, is a popular name in and around the country for many reasons. Recently, she created quite a ripple in the online space in Pakistan when a Mufti lost his membership from a religious body after she posted a selfie with the cleric. Baloch posted the pictures with Mufti Abdul Qav on her Facebook and Twitter page on June 20 which have gone viral with thousands of shares.
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 8:53pm -
  • newPM Modi returns from 'productive visit' to Tashkent
    New Delhi, June 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday arrived at the Palam Airforce base in New Delhi from Tashkent after completing his two-day trip to Uzbekistan during which the Prime Minister held talks with several global leaders and formally joined the SCO after signing a Memorandum of Obligation. The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) earlier described the Prime Minister's visit as a 'productive visit'. "Thank you Tashkent! A short but productive visit for the SCO Summit ends a…
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 8:50pm -
  • newVirat Kohli shares throwback picture from ‘genius’ AR Rahman’s studio

    Virat Kohli shares throwback picture from ‘genius’ AR Rahman’s studio

    Virat Kohli, who will be seen leading India in the upcoming tour of the West Indies, kept himself busy during off days by promoting Premier Futsal League, and his other brand commitments. Kohli recorded at AR Rahman's studio for the Futsal League anthem. Kohli, the brand ambassador the league, had said, “I have been a fan of AR Rahman for years.
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 8:42pm -
  • newBrexit drags rupee lower, RBI arrests steep fall
    Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Britain's decision to opt out of the European Union (Brexit) exerted pressure on the rupee, even as a likely intervention by the country's central bank tried to arrest the steep fall on Friday. The pound sterling also weakened against the Indian rupee, it was down Rs 93.08 to a pound from its previous close of Rs 100. The Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) reference rate for the US dollar was pegged at Rs 68.01, euro at Rs 75.10, British pound at Rs 92.95 and 100 yen at Rs 66.4…
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 8:22pm -
  • newAssam refineries’ capacity raised to 16 MTPA, state all set to become petroleum hub for SE Asia

    Assam refineries’ capacity raised to 16 MTPA, state all set to become petroleum hub for SE Asia

    With the BJP-led government at the Centre drawing up a plan to raise the capacity of the four Assam refineries from the existing 7 MTPA to 16 MTPA in the next one decade or more, the state is also set to become the petroleum hub for South East Asia, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said in Guwahati on Friday. “The government has drawn up a plan to raise the capacity of Assam’s four refineries to 16 MTPA. The Centre, in its ''Hydrocrabon Vision 2030 for the Northeast'' meeting, has…
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 8:19pm -
  • new5 crazy things done by cricketers on tours

    5 crazy things done by cricketers on tours

    While tours to other countries can prove to be a test of abilities, cricketers often use them for some enjoyment too.
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 8:17pm -
  • newShooters Jitu, Prakash, Apurvi misfire; Pooja misses bronze at World Cup
    Baku (Azerbaijan) June 24 (IANS) Indian shooters continued to misfire at the ongoing shooting World Cup with Rio-bound Jitu Rai, Prakash Nanjappa and Apurvi Chandela failing to reach the finals of their categories here on Friday. In men's 50-metre Pistol, Rai could not recover from a first 10 shots score of 89, to miss out on a finals berth by a point. The Commonwealth Games gold medallist recovered in the final 50 shots to shoot 466 out of 500, but his poor start meant that he managed a total o…
    - 6 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 8:14pm -
  • newShooter Pooja Ghatkar finishes fourth in Baku World Cup
    New Delhi, June 24 (ANI): Pooja Ghatkar continued her good run of form as she registered her second fourth placed finish of the year in a World Cup stage, on day three of the sixth and final International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup (Rifle/Pistol/Shotgun) being held in Baku, Azerbaijan. Competing in the women's 10m air rifle event, Pooja reached the eight-woman final in seventh position with a score of 417.0. Till the 14th shot of the 20 shot final, Pooja looked to be headed towar…
    - 6 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 8:01pm -
  • newXiaomi Mi 5 black colour variant now available in India

    Xiaomi Mi 5 black colour variant now available in India

    Mi 5 - in India. Xiaomi Mi 5, which was launched in March was only available in white colour option until now. Xiaomi also put out a Facebook post suggesting that gold colour variant will also hit the shelves soon.
    - 6 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 7:57pm -
  • newBritain votes to exit EU; leaves world, markets reeling
    London/Brussels, June 24 (IANS) Britain did the unthinkable as it voted to quit the European Union after 43 years of membership, throwing the world markets in a tailspin and leaving European leaders worried over how to stem a rising Eurosceptic tide. Prime Minister David Cameron, who had strongly backed the "Remain" vote, said he was quitting. The European Union's top leaders on Friday said they expect the UK to act on its momentous vote to leave the union "as soon as possible, however painful t…
    - 6 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 7:56pm -
  • newTCL to bring smartphone with eye verification technology to India
    New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Unlock your phone with blink of the eye soon. One of China's biggest electronics manufacturers TCL Corporation is all set to launch in India a smartphone that will have the unique eye-biometric (retina-based) verification feature. TCL, which currently sells smartphones in over 170 countries (including India) in partnership with Alcatel, will unveil the new brand in the first week of July in India, company sources told IANS.
    - 6 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 7:40pm -
  • newNortheast India's international borders will be fenced: Official
    Agartala, June 24 (IANS) International borders of the northeastern states would either be fenced or sealed to check trans-border movement of militants and prevent infiltration and cross-border crimes, a top Union Home Ministry official said here on Friday. "Government has different approach depending upon the northeast India's borders with Bangladesh and Myanmar.
    - 6 hours ago, 24 Jun 16, 7:38pm -

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