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  • newViolent behaviour by minors not uncommon
    Aamer’s death following a fight with a classmate was a rude jolt not only to his family members, but to the students of his school.While investigators are yet to ascertain the reasons behin...
    - 1 hour ago, 3 Sep 15, 11:06am -
  • newFour militants, soldier killed in another Kashmir encounter
    Four militants and an army jawan were killed in an encounter in Handwara area of Kupwara district, more than 60 km away from Srinagar, in an overnight encounter.Preliminary reports sugge...
    - 1 hour ago, 3 Sep 15, 11:03am -
  • newPoor households spend more on water, says study
    Residents of low-income households spend up to 15 per cent of their income on daily water requirements.
    - 1 hour ago, 3 Sep 15, 11:00am -
  • newHow expats find their voice
    oving places can both be exciting and unsettling. If the new place requires one to figure out a language other than one’s mother tongue, or a familiar one, it could well turn out to be a harrowing...
    - 1 hour ago, 3 Sep 15, 10:49am -
  • newU.P. accuses RTI activist of 'anti-nationalism'
    Former journalist Rajiv Chandel was asked to provide an explanation as to why he shouldn't be booked. He had raised awareness about over-extraction of water by power plants.
    - 1 hour ago, 3 Sep 15, 10:48am -
  • newATVs lie unused even as drowning deaths rise
    There is only one ATV for covering the over 3.5-km stretch between Light House and Napier Bridge.
    - 2 hours ago, 3 Sep 15, 10:45am -
  • newEU refugee crisis deepens
    Thousands stranded in darkness for hours aboard Eurostar trains.
    - 2 hours ago, 3 Sep 15, 10:31am -
  • newYSRCP disrupts A.P. Assembly proceedings
    Andhra Pradesh Assembly was adjourned for 15 minutes after slogan-shoutiong YSR Congress Party members disrupted the Question Hour proceedings on Thursday demanding the Government to control risin...
    - 2 hours ago, 3 Sep 15, 10:28am -
  • newSensex recovers 215 pts in early trade on positive global cues
    The benchmark BSE Sensex recovered over 215 points in early trade today, on value-buying by participants amid positive global cues. The 30-share barometer spurted by 215.57 points, or 0.84 p...
    - 2 hours ago, 3 Sep 15, 10:10am -
  • newShankar’s new role
    Singer, music composer and now actor, Shankar Mahadevan talks about his latest project, kutcheris and more.
    - 2 hours ago, 3 Sep 15, 10:06am -

Hindustan Times

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  • ISC, ICSE results out; girls outperform boys

    ISC, ICSE results out; girls outperform boys

    The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) on Monday declared results for both class XII, which saw a pass percentage of 96.28, and class X with 98.49 per cent as girls once again outshone boys.
    - 18 May 15, 7:42pm -
  • Kolkata's Arkya Chatterjee secures 1st rank in ISC, 3 share top rank in ICSE examination

    Kolkata's Arkya Chatterjee secures 1st rank in ISC, 3 share top rank in ICSE examination

    The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) on Monday declared results for both class XII, which saw a pass percentage of 96.28, and class X with 98.49 per cent as girls once again outshone boys.
    - 18 May 15, 7:41pm -
  • India-Afghanistan: A million ties

    India-Afghanistan: A million ties

    A day before Afghanistan's President visited India on his maiden trip, Mohd Ashraf Ghani spent 30 minutes exclusively with CNN-IBN in his palace. We spotted outgoing American generals before the interview and incoming Parliamentarians after.
    - 18 May 15, 7:28pm -
  • AAP is not focusing on the promises they made to the people of Delhi: BJP

    AAP is not focusing on the promises they made to the people of Delhi: BJP

    BJP leader Vijay Goel on Monday said that the AAP government is not focusing on the promises that it had made during the Delhi election.
    - 18 May 15, 7:25pm -
  • Watch: Delhi Police releases CCTV footage of Manoj Vashishth encounter

    Watch: Delhi Police releases CCTV footage of Manoj Vashishth encounter

    The Delhi Police on Monday released CCTV visuals of the encounter in which a suspected criminal was killed on Saturday. The victim Manoj Vashishth's family has been claiming the encounter at a restaurant in Rajendra Nagar was staged. They met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh seeking help. The Home Minister assured them a fair trial and said an SIT has been set up to probe the incident.
    - 18 May 15, 7:23pm -
  • Bribe issue: Delhi Court to hear plea against Arvind Kejriwal on July 26

    Bribe issue: Delhi Court to hear plea against Arvind Kejriwal on July 26

    A city court on Monday fixed July 26 for hearing a criminal complaint seeking action against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for allegedly exhorting voters to take bribe from Congress and BJP and vote for AAP in the last assembly elections.
    - 18 May 15, 6:19pm -
  • Government working on including criminal provisions in law on Ganga

    Government working on including criminal provisions in law on Ganga

    The government is in the advanced stages of preparing the final draft of a law, which will incorporate criminal provisions, in its bid to abate pollution and maintain sustainable cleanliness in River Ganga.
    - 18 May 15, 6:03pm -
  • India gives USD 2.1 million to WHO, JP Nadda assumes WHA presidency

    India gives USD 2.1 million to WHO, JP Nadda assumes WHA presidency

    India on Monday announced that it would contribute USD 2.1 million to the World Health Organisation (WHO) as a "reflection" of its commitment to the global health body and its mandate.
    - 18 May 15, 5:57pm -
  • Include Sonepat, Panipat in Smart City project: Assocham

    Include Sonepat, Panipat in Smart City project: Assocham

    Inclusion of Haryana's upcoming satellite towns of Sonepat and Panipat in Centre's ambitious '100 Smart Cities project' can help attract fresh investments worth about Rs 200-300 crore in the region, industry body Assocham said on Monday.
    - 18 May 15, 5:51pm -
  • Mamata Banerjee lauds performance of Howrah district

    Mamata Banerjee lauds performance of Howrah district

    Keeping her promise of taking state secretariat to the districts, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday held an administrative review meeting here and said holding 89 such meetings in about last four years is a record.
    - 18 May 15, 5:34pm -

Zee News

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  • newFour terrorists, 1 jawan killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Handwara

    Four terrorists, 1 jawan killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Handwara

    (Representational Image)The encounter started after Army and police personnel launched an operation on WednesdaySrinagar: At least four terrorists have been killed in an encounter with security forces in a village in Handwara in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday.One jawan has also been killed in the gun-battle. The encounter is still underway.According to reports, the encounter started after Army and police personnel launched an operation on Wednesday evening.This is the third major encounter…
    - 12 hours ago, 3 Sep 15, 12:00am -
  • newUAE deports two men from Kerala for sympathising with ISIS

    UAE deports two men from Kerala for sympathising with ISIS

    Representational Image (Photo: AP)The men had posted Islamic State’s propaganda on FacebookThiruvananthapuram: Two Kerala men have been deported by the United Arab Emirates for posting pro-Islamic State comments on Facebook.The two men, who hail from Kochi, are reportedly part of a group of 10 Indians being monitored closely in the UAE for sharing Islamic State's propaganda and for being sympathetic towards the terror group on social media.Sources say that the post shared by them indicate…
    - 12 hours ago, 3 Sep 15, 12:00am -
  • newGujarat Congress shifts state office to bring 'good luck'

    Gujarat Congress shifts state office to bring 'good luck'

    (Representational Image)'This office has some geographical advantages'Ahmedabad: Gujarat Congress on Wednesday shifted its state headquarters office from Paldi area in the city to Memnagar here, a move apparently aimed at breaking the jinx of losing all major elections in the state ever since the party shifted to the current office in 2001.The current party office, Rajiv Gandhi Bhavan, is a four- storey building located near V S Hospital in Paldi area. Now, Congress is shifting in a rented o…
    - 12 hours ago, 3 Sep 15, 12:00am -
  • newViolent stir in West Bengal; 1,000 held

    Violent stir in West Bengal; 1,000 held

    DYFI, SFI and AIDWA activists protest at Chennai Central railway station during Wednesday’s nationwide strike. (Photo: PTI)Kerala, Karnataka, Orissa hit; little impact elsewhereThe day-long nationwide strike on Wednesday impacted normal life in various parts of the country with coal production, banking operations and transport services being hit the most. The impact of the strike was most visible in states like West Bengal, where violent clashes erupted and resulted in the arrest of over 1,…
    - 12 hours ago, 3 Sep 15, 12:00am -
  • newIndia strongly rejects Pakistan raising Kashmir issue at UN

    India strongly rejects Pakistan raising Kashmir issue at UN

    Sumitra Mahajan in the UN General Assembly hall at the UN headquarters in New York. (Photo: AP)United Nations: Strongly rejecting Pakistan's call for plebiscite in Jammu and Kashmir, India has asserted that the state is an integral part of the country and its citizens have chosen a democratically-elected state government as it lambasted Islamabad for raising the issue at the UN."Pakistan must know that this is the platform of the Inter-Parliamentary Union where the 2030 development agenda is b…
    - 12 hours ago, 3 Sep 15, 12:00am -
  • newSheena Bora murder case: Did Pen police tear FIR after body was found?

    Sheena Bora murder case: Did Pen police tear FIR after body was found?

    Team of police officials and forensic experts from Mumbai in Gagode Budruk village in Pen teshil. (Photo: PTI)The senior officer also instructed that no further action would be takenMumbai: It has emerged from the inquiry of three police officials attached to the Pen police station in 2012 that the Pen police had recorded on a piece of paper all the details of the case that are necessary to register an FIR. But, for some reason they reportedly tore the paper after disposing off the body.A so…
    - 12 hours ago, 3 Sep 15, 12:00am -
  • newMuslim outfits hit back at VHP for criticising Vice President

    Muslim outfits hit back at VHP for criticising Vice President

    Vice President Hamid Ansari (Photo: PTI/File)' Such a reaction from VHP is not unexpected'New Delhi: Hitting back at the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) over its criticism of Vice President Hamid Ansari, leaders of some Muslim outfits said on Wednesday it only reflects its "communal mindset" and lack of respect for Indian Constitution.The leaders defended Mr Ansari over his remarks on the need for "affirmative action" to help the Muslim community, saying the statement was "very much" within the…
    - 12 hours ago, 3 Sep 15, 12:00am -
  • newRSS push for OROP ahead of Bihar polls

    RSS push for OROP ahead of Bihar polls

    Ex-Servicemen along with their families during the agitation for One Rank One Pension, in Bhopal. (Photo: PTI)Top ministers at Sangh meet, PM Modi to go tomorrowMost of the heavyweight ministers in the Narendra Modi Cabinet on Wednesday made a beeline to meet top RSS leaders on the first day of the three-day Sangh conclave being held here. RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat is learnt to have taken up the issue of the ex-servicemen’s demand for “One-Rank-One-Pension” with finance minister Arun Jai…
    - 12 hours ago, 3 Sep 15, 12:00am -
  • newHardik Patel's close aide accused of duping two persons of Rs 1 crore

    Hardik Patel's close aide accused of duping two persons of Rs 1 crore

    Hardik Patel, leader of the Patel agitation. (Photo: PTI)Ahmedabad: A close aide of quota agitation leader Hardik Patel has been accused of duping a cotton trader and a ginning mill owner from Gujarat to the tune of over Rs one crore, police said on Wednesday.According to police officials, the accused identified as Dinesh Patel, also known as Dinesh Bambhania, had not paid over Rs one crore to two mill owners."One Khoda Patel, a trader of cotton bales from Dhasa town of Bhavnagar district, fi…
    - 12 hours ago, 3 Sep 15, 12:00am -
  • newKukis, Nagas ask Delhi to step in

    Kukis, Nagas ask Delhi to step in

    Students from Manipur protesting against recent violence in Manipur, at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)Manipur curfew relaxed, Internet, SMS suspendedThe Manipur administration Wednesday relaxed curfew in violence-hit Churchandpur district to allow residents to buy essential commodities, but the authorities suspended all Internet and SMS services in the state to stop rumours spreading through social media. Educational institutions, government establishments and shops remained closed…
    - 12 hours ago, 3 Sep 15, 12:00am -

Google India News

  • newFour militants, soldier killed in another Kashmir encounter - The Hindu

    Four militants, soldier killed in another Kashmir encounter - The Hindu

    FirstpostFour militants, soldier killed in another Kashmir encounterThe HinduFour militants and an army jawan were killed in an encounter in Handwara area of Kupwara district, more than 60 km away from Srinagar, in an overnight encounter. Preliminary reports suggest the encounter started on Wednesday night when security forces ...Four militants, soldier killed in north Kashmir encounterHindustan TimesSoldier, four militants killed in KashmirTimes of IndiaJ&K: Four militants, jawan killed in Kup…
    - 1 hour ago, 3 Sep 15, 11:03am -
  • newParents of Indrani still unaware of Sheena murder - Times of India

    Parents of Indrani still unaware of Sheena murder - Times of India

    NDTVParents of Indrani still unaware of Sheena murderTimes of IndiaGUWAHATI: Indrani Mukerjea's ailing parents in Guwahati are still in the dark about the murder of their granddaughter Sheena Bora, whom they have legally adopted as their child, in 1992. Upendra Kumar Bora and Durga Ranee — both in their Eighties ...Sheena Bora case: Peter Mukerjea may be questioned again todayHindustan TimesIndrani and Peter Mukerjea Asked Same Set of Questions by PoliceNDTVSheena Bora on Indrani Mukerjea in…
    - 1 hour ago, 3 Sep 15, 10:46am -
  • newChinese daily questions 'Gujarat model' of development - indiatvnews.com

    Chinese daily questions 'Gujarat model' of development - indiatvnews.com

    indiatvnews.comChinese daily questions 'Gujarat model' of developmentindiatvnews.comBeijing: A state-run Chinese newspaper has used the opportunity of recent violence during the Patels' reservation agitation in Gujarat to question the "Gujarat model" of development. "If the Gujarat model was so successful and so transformative, how ...Anger as India's growth fails to provide employmentIBNLiveA new edifice for reservationsThe HinduTimes change for Patels: Why do they want reservation now?Hindusta…
    - 2 hours ago, 3 Sep 15, 10:29am -
  • newTake the bull by its horns, say yes to third parties on Kashmir - Hindustan Times

    Take the bull by its horns, say yes to third parties on Kashmir - Hindustan Times

    Hindustan TimesTake the bull by its horns, say yes to third parties on KashmirHindustan TimesProtesters throwing stones at policemen during a protest against Tral killing and Separatist leader Masarat Alam's arrest in Srinagar. Waseem Andrabi/ HT. Share. While in Washington on a state visit in September 2000, Atal Behari Vajpayee had the ...India strongly rejects Pakistan raising Kashmir at UNIBNLivePakistan to push for resumption of Afghan-Taliban talksZee NewsRice pushed Pak for approach again…
    - 2 hours ago, 3 Sep 15, 10:27am -
  • newGujarat Congress shifts state office to bring 'good luck' - Daily News & Analysis

    Gujarat Congress shifts state office to bring 'good luck' - Daily News & Analysis

    Daily News & AnalysisGujarat Congress shifts state office to bring 'good luck'Daily News & AnalysisAccording to Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) spokesperson Manish Doshi, the decision had been taken keeping in mind the geographical advantages and ease in handling day-to-day administrative affairs of the party. Gujarat Congress shifts ...Blaming 'fault in stars', Gujarat Congress to relocate chief's officeThe Indian ExpressGuj Congress shifts state office to bring 'good luck'Press Trus…
    - 2 hours ago, 3 Sep 15, 10:20am -
  • newBJP-RSS review meet, Day 2: Top ministers make presentations - Zee News

    BJP-RSS review meet, Day 2: Top ministers make presentations - Zee News

    Zee NewsBJP-RSS review meet, Day 2: Top ministers make presentationsZee NewsNew Delhi: The top brass of the RSS, its various affiliates and the BJP will continue to deliberate on challenges facing the Narendra Modi government and steps required to tackle them on the second day of the crucial BJP-RSS review meet on Thursday.OROP: Govt may announce a 'new deal' before Bihar poll dates' announcementOneindiaEconomic issues figure at meet; on sidelines RSS prods government on OROPDaily News & Analysi…
    - 3 hours ago, 3 Sep 15, 9:35am -
  • newNew chief of state Youth Congress takes charge - Times of India

    New chief of state Youth Congress takes charge - Times of India

    NYOOOZNew chief of state Youth Congress takes chargeTimes of IndiaCHANDIGARH: Newly-elected Punjab Youth Congress (PYC) president Amarpreet Singh Lally and his team assumed office here on Wednesday at Punjab Congress Bhawan. Those who attended the ceremony included AICC general secretary and in-charge ...Sonia-Rahul poser to Punjab Cong: Who can present a picture of unity?Hindustan TimesBajwa meets Sonia; may be replacedThe HinduFor Punjab unit, party mulls 'please-all' formulaThe Indian Expres…
    - 3 hours ago, 3 Sep 15, 9:30am -
  • newBJP disowns 8 yrs of its coalition with Nitish, says he has no vision - Times of India

    BJP disowns 8 yrs of its coalition with Nitish, says he has no vision - Times of India

    Times of IndiaBJP disowns 8 yrs of its coalition with Nitish, says he has no visionTimes of IndiaPATNA: The BJP on Wednesday virtually disowned eight years of its coalition with the JD(U) in Bihar and said chief minister Nitish Kumar was answerable to the people for the state of affairs. "Nitish should give the hisab-kitab (accounts) of whatever ...Nitish Kumar writes for Express: 'Bihar package is Modi eyewash, here are four ...The Indian Express (blog)Bihar Elections 2015: Former CM Jitan Ram…
    - 6 hours ago, 3 Sep 15, 6:45am -
  • newOz minister: South China sea militarization a worry - Times of India

    Oz minister: South China sea militarization a worry - Times of India

    Times of IndiaOz minister: South China sea militarization a worryTimes of IndiaNEW DELHI: Visiting Australian defence minister Kevin Andrews on Wednesday said India's role was critical in the stability of the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) and the wider global order, even as he obliquely attacked China's "intimidation and aggression ...Australia seeks deeper defence ties with India, pitches for quadrilateral ...Economic TimesConcerned about Chinese construction in South China Sea: Australian minister…
    - 6 hours ago, 3 Sep 15, 6:32am -
  • Self-financing medical seats - The Hindu
    Self-financing medical seatsThe HinduLeader of the Opposition V.S. Achuthanandan has asked the government to speed up admissions in private self-financing medical colleges based on the 2015 entrance rank-list. In a letter to Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, Mr. Achuthanandan said as ...and more »
    - 1 day ago, 2 Sep 15, 5:44am -

Yahoo! India News

  • newIndia-Pakistan tensions can become dangerous: Daily
    Islamabad, Sep 3 (IANS) The rising tensions between India and Pakistan on the Jammu and Kashmir border "could turn into a very dangerous one", a Pakistani daily warned on Thursday. "The sparring match that has been continuing between Pakistan and India, notably along the LoC (Line of Control), could turn into a very dangerous one as tensions soar," The News International said in an editorial. Pakistan says that India has violated the 2003 ceasefire in Kashmir 70 times in July and August alone.
    - 1 hour ago, 3 Sep 15, 11:04am -
  • newBusiness activity rises in August, but optimism fades

    Business activity rises in August, but optimism fades

    India's services industry grew for a second month in August but optimism fell to its lowest level since late 2005, a survey showed on Thursday, keeping pressure on the Reserve Bank for another rate cut later this month to bolster a slowing economy. The relatively downbeat survey, coupled with low inflation and disappointing economic growth in the March-June quarter, is likely to add to calls for the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to cut its key repo rate again at its Sept. 29 meeting. "With growth…
    - 1 hour ago, 3 Sep 15, 10:55am -
  • newInvoking India, Obama continues hunt for more votes on Iran deal
    Washington, Sep 3 (IANS) After clinching enough votes in the Senate to save the Iran nuclear deal, the Obama administration warned lawmakers it would be an "illusion" to expect countries like India to back fresh sanctions against Tehran. The warning came shortly after Barbara Mikulski, Wednesday became the 34th Democratic senator to back the deal to give President Barack Obama the required one third support in the 100 member chamber to sustain his veto of a resolution of disapproval. While Repub…
    - 2 hours ago, 3 Sep 15, 10:36am -
  • newManohar Parrikar meets Australian counterpart Kevin Andrews
    New Delhi, Sept. 3 (ANI): Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday met his Australian counterpart Kevin Andrews here.
    - 2 hours ago, 3 Sep 15, 10:33am -
  • newChung accuses AFC of 'undermining' FIFA election

    Chung accuses AFC of 'undermining' FIFA election

    By Sohee Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean FIFA presidential candidate Chung Mong-joon has accused the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) of sending unsolicited letters to its members urging them to support his rival Michel Platini at next year's election. In a statement released on Thursday and read out at a news conference in Seoul, Chung said the letters asked members to sign a form pledging their support for Platini, the head of European soccer's governing body UEFA. Chung said the letters…
    - 2 hours ago, 3 Sep 15, 10:31am -
  • newCricket: Lillee quits as Tests moved away from WACA
    Dennis Lillee quit as president of the Western Australia Cricket Association (WACA) as a new plan unveiled Thursday showed Tests against India, England, and South Africa will move to the new Perth Stadium. The cricket legend abruptly resigned ahead of the release of the WACA's Vision 2030 report, telling the West Australian newspaper: "I cannot stand by and watch what is happening at the WACA. Under the new plan, international limited-overs games and Test matches involving South Africa, India, a…
    - 2 hours ago, 3 Sep 15, 9:52am -
  • newSelfie madness: too many dying to get the picture

    Selfie madness: too many dying to get the picture

    By Matt Siegel SYDNEY (Reuters) - The rise of selfie photography in some of the world's most beautiful, and dangerous, places is sparking a range of interventions aimed at combating risk-taking that has resulted in a string of gruesome deaths worldwide. The act of taking a picture of oneself with a mobile phone, placing the subject centre-stage, has exploded in popularity in recent years, with everyone from Britain's Queen Elizabeth II to U.S. President Barack Obama joining in. Dozens of grisly…
    - 2 hours ago, 3 Sep 15, 9:51am -
  • newPCB writes letter to BCCI for clarification of scheduled Pakistan-India series in December

    PCB writes letter to BCCI for clarification of scheduled Pakistan-India series in December

    PCB chief Shaharyar Khan has urged BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur to respect the MoU signed between the two nations so that the India-Pakistan series scheduled for December goes ahead as planned.
    - 2 hours ago, 3 Sep 15, 9:48am -
  • newVillage council denies ordering rape of sisters

    Village council denies ordering rape of sisters

    By Andrew MacAskill and Mayank Bhardwaj SANKROD, India (Reuters) - A village council in Uttar Pradesh has denied allegations that it ordered two young sisters to be raped because their brother eloped with a higher caste woman. Now, members of the village council in the Baghpat region have told Reuters they passed no such order. Family members of the two sisters also told Reuters they are unsure if the ruling was made.
    - 2 hours ago, 3 Sep 15, 9:47am -
  • newAFP Asia News Agenda
    Duty Editor: David Stout
    - 4 hours ago, 3 Sep 15, 8:11am -
  • newUS Open Day 3 Round-up: Djokovic, Nadal, Serena through

    US Open Day 3 Round-up: Djokovic, Nadal, Serena through

    India did well at Day 3 of the US Open, with the doubles pairs of Paes-Hingis and Bopanna-Mergea through to the next round.
    - 4 hours ago, 3 Sep 15, 7:58am -
  • newIndia drugmaker stocks exception in Asian rout

    India drugmaker stocks exception in Asian rout

    By Nichola Saminather and Zeba Siddiqui SINGAPORE/MUMBAI, Sept 3 (Reuters) - The double-digit stock market gains of pharmaceutical giants including Dr. Reddy's Laboratories and Wockhardt stand out in stark relief to the dismal performance of other Asian emerging-market stocks this year. Continued strength in the dollar when the Federal Reserve raises interest rates will also boost their income. More than 40 percent of over-the-counter and generic prescription drugs sold in the United States come…
    - 4 hours ago, 3 Sep 15, 7:58am -
  • newAFPTV Advisory 0200 GMT
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    - 5 hours ago, 3 Sep 15, 7:38am -
  • newIslamic organisation condemns IS vandalism against landmarks in Palmyra
    Damascus, Sep 3 (IANS) The Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (ISESCO) condemned the destruction of monuments and civilisational landmarks in Syria's Palmyra by the Islamic State (IS). The ISESCO said in a statement that these criminal acts are targeting a precious part of the history of the human civilisation, adding that they have to be firmly countered by the international community, Xinhua news agency reported. It stressed that the world is required to make more effort…
    - 5 hours ago, 3 Sep 15, 7:12am -
  • newAgency makes model to forecast rain for 20 days in advance every 5 days
    The Indian Institute of Tropical Management (IITM) has developed an indigenous rain forecasting system which could become the model for forecasting rain for a period of 15-20 days after every five days. The system, which was developed by IITM in 2013 as part of the National Monsoon Mission, is currently in an experimental stage. “Only when it is validated by the Indian Meteorological Department, it could become an indigenous model of rain forecast,” IITM senior scientist A K Sahai told The I…
    - 6 hours ago, 3 Sep 15, 6:28am -
  • newCricket: Waugh backs Ponting, Holding call to dump Test toss
    Steve Waugh has backed calls from fellow former Australia captain Ricky Ponting and West Indies great Michael Holding for cricket chiefs to rid Test cricket of the toss. Under Ponting's proposal, suggested during the recent Ashes series in England, the away side would choose who bats first in order to counteract any advantage the hosts may gain from preparing a pitch that suits them best. Waugh said he was open to the radical idea.
    - 6 hours ago, 3 Sep 15, 6:20am -
  • newMass controversy: With Bishop remaining ‘unmoved,’ Catholics approach Pope envoy
    AS MANY AS 400 faithful from Pimpri-Chinchwad have approached the Pope’s Ambassador to India and the Cardinal Archbishop of Bombay to help resolve the “mass controversy” that has been raging for the last few months, since they claim that the Bishop of Poona has failed to “act decisively” in the matter. In a letter sent to the Cardinal Archbishop of Bombay, Catholics from Nigdi, Akurdi, Pradhikaran, Dattawadi, Vithalwadi, Appu Ghar and Ravet, parishioners of St Francis Xavier’s Church…
    - 6 hours ago, 3 Sep 15, 6:19am -
  • newPak does a U-turn, says it did not want NSAs to discuss Kashmir

    Pak does a U-turn, says it did not want NSAs to discuss Kashmir

    A week after the National Security Advisor-level talks were cancelled as Pakistan wanted to discuss the Kashmir issue, the neighbouring country has now said that the NSAs were not supposed to discuss Kashmir. Instead, it has said, Islamabad wanted that the Foreign Secretaries discuss modalities to talk on all outstanding issues including Kashmir. Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit made the statement at ABP News’ upcoming programme Press Conference, which will be aired on Saturday and Sunda…
    - 6 hours ago, 3 Sep 15, 6:16am -
  • newCricket: Johnson, Hazlewood may miss Bangladesh Tests
    Australian pace bowlers Mitchell Johnson and Josh Hazlewood could miss next month's Test series in Bangladesh so they can rest ahead of a busy summer schedule. The Sydney Morning Herald Thursday said Cricket Australia was intent on carefully managing their key quicks with a home series against New Zealand and the West Indies to come from November. Australia also play a one-day series against India and two more Tests in New Zealand in the new year with selectors meeting to discuss the tour of Ban…
    - 6 hours ago, 3 Sep 15, 5:54am -
  • newPAST PERFECT
    Says Hari Nair, founder and CEO of HolidayIQ, "Hill stations and beaches have always been the most popular holiday destinations accounting for nearly 70 per cent holidays planned in 2011. deserts, heritage sites, waterfronts and even pilgrimage centres are being explored as leisure holiday spots, They now account for almost 60 per cent of all holidays planned."HolidayIQ looked at data based on 11 million travellers planning holidays on HolidayIQ and found out that 37 per cent of all heritage hol…
    - 7 hours ago, 3 Sep 15, 5:30am -
  • newBengal worst hit as bandh slows life down
    NORMALlife was left disturbed across various parts of the country with a 24- hour nationwide shutdown impacting transport services, banking operations and coal production even as West Bengal remained worst hit with reports of sporadic political violence, leading to over 1,000 arrests. The shutdown, called by as many as 17 Left parties in West Bengal, was to protest the slew of economic measures taken by the NDAruled government at the Centre.
    - 7 hours ago, 3 Sep 15, 5:30am -
  • newGovt body says cops meddling with its work
    FACING an identity crisis, the Delhi government’s Delhi Dispute Resolution Society ( DDRS) has shot off a letter to Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi, saying that policemen are ineffectively mediating in disputes. On the other hand, a senior police officer said that DDRS is already piled up with pending cases and if new ones are forwarded, a large number of complainants will be running from pillar to post to get justice. So, next time you visit a police station regarding your dispute related…
    - 7 hours ago, 3 Sep 15, 5:30am -
  • new‘ All- rounder’ Deepa eager to live 2016 Paralympics dream
    VETERAN para athlete Deepa Malik feels lucky to be part of the sports ministry’s Target Olympic Podium Scheme ( TOPS). The 45- year- old shot putter has the luxury to customise her training with an eye on the 2016 Rio Paralympics. Things were not so smooth five years ago when she shifted to Delhi with husband Bikram Singh, an armyman.
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  • newPak nabs fake ‘ Tiger Memon’
    REPORTS about a man named Tiger Memon being arrested in Pakistan by the Federal Investigating Agency generated a lot of buzz on social media on Wednesday, until Pakistani officials cleared the air that the arrested man was a criminal with a different name and wanted in several cases in the country. The whole confusion started when Pakistani network Geo News tweeted that Tiger Memon has been arrested in Karachi. Hamid Mir, Pakistani journalist and Geo TV news anchor, wrote in one of his tweets: "…
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  • newNational flag order surprises Muslims
    A DAY after the Allahabad High Court asked the state government to ensure that all madrasas hoist the national flag and sing the national anthem on the occasion of Independence Day and Republic Day, several Muslim organisations have expressed their surprise over the diktat saying that there was never a difference among Indian Muslims over the issue. A bench of Chief Justice DY Chandrachud and Justice Yashwant Verma on Tuesday had directed the state government to take necessary steps in this dire…
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  • newGovt says pull gear against pollution
    ROAD transport minister Nitin Gadkari indicated on Wednesday that the government may not be in position to extend the deadline for compliance with the stricter Euro VI emission norms and urged the auto industry to upgrade its technology at the earliest. Gadkari’s direction comes at a time when the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers ( Siam) has demanded extension of time for compliance to Euro V and VI norms saying compressing time frame will result in the risk of putting an inadequatel…
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  • newSnapdeal acquires Silicon Valley firm
    SNAPDEAL has acquired Reduce Data, a Silicon Valley start- up, for an undisclosed amount to strengthen its discovery platform as the e- commerce major takes on arch- rival Flipkart and US giant Amazon. Founded in 2012 by Asif Ali, the company has customers across the US, India and the UK. "With this acquisition, the Reduce Data team will join Snapdeal and drive the road map to build a world- class discovery platform and associated tools for brands as well as over two lakh sellers on the marketpl…
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  • newSTUFF OF DREAMS
    World No. 1Saina says she is in the best phase of her career
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  • new849 leprosy cases surface in India
    EVEN 10 years after India declared itself leprosy- free ( less than one case per 10,000 population) in 2005, fresh traces of the disease continue to surface in the country. A recent five- year study carried out by the University College of Medical Sciences ( UCMS) published in the recent issue of Indian Journal of Dermatology has shown that despite statistical elimination, multibacillary diseases, lepra reactions and deformities are still prevalent. analysis of all leprosy cases registered at th…
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  • new‘ Change in curriculum needed’
    TEACHERSfrom various parts of the country have voiced their opinions on the current state of India’s learning environment through ‘ Pearson Voice of Teacher Survey 2015’. Most academicians feel that the restructuring of the curriculum is the need of the hour. The survey, fielded in July- August 2015, represents the views of 5,387 teachers from schools and higher education institutes across 527 cities and towns in India.
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  • new69 oil & gas fields to go on the block
    S IXTY- NINE oil and gas fields of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation ( ONGC) and Oil India Limited ( Oil) that were lying idle would be auctioned to private firms on a new revenue sharing model that will permit these companies to sell output at market prices. Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Wednesday that the Cabinet approved auctioning of the fields that the public sector oil companies have surrendered because they are uneconomical due to size, geography and low prices for oil and gas fix…
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  • newSPORTS INFRA BITING THE DUST
    In his 10- month tenure as a minister, Vij surprisingly has visited Gurgaon only once in June to inspect the Tau Devi Lal Stadium and a civil hospital. Although he has shown some aggression during his surprise checks, yet citizens feel that his ministry has a lot more to offer. To make matters worse, he has scraped an agreement of Panasonic India Ltd, which had been running the football academy in Tau Devi Lal Stadium.
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  • newSunny Leone’s condom ads cause rapes, says CPI leader
    In the video, he is seen claiming that a woman called Sunny Leone who hails from Australia ( which is factually wrong, as she is from Canada) has been made a heroine by director Mahesh Bhatt. Earlier, Muthalik had said Leone should be deported back to America as her porn videos are responsible for promoting rapes and molestation.
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  • newAsian Heritage Foundation unveils book on culture
    ASIAN Heritage Foundation pre- launched the Indian Dialogue of its upcoming book on the art and culture of the nine south Asian countries. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, who was the chief guest at the event said, "Culture and heritage are the soul of a country, if they die a country would lose its soul. "The glimpses of the culture and heritage of the countries in South Asia can be found in India.
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  • newDLF sells 50% stake in two projects to GIC
    THE country’s largest real estate firm DLF sold about 50- per cent stake each in two of its upcoming projects in the Capital to Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC for ` 1,990 crore on Wednesday. To boost cash flow and reduce debt, the company’s arm DLF Home Developers Limited ( DHDL) and GIC have entered into a joint venture ( JV) to invest in two upcoming projects located in central Delhi. "DLF is raising private equity at project levels after a gap of four to five years.
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  • newBroken lavatories force Malaysia Airlines jet to land
    Malaysia Airlines said one of its jets made an unscheduled landing in India on Thursday due to broken lavatories while flying the same route as flight MH17, which was shot down over Ukraine last year. A spokeswoman said MH19 -- the new flight code after "MH17" was retired following the tragedy -- landed in Chennai on a scheduled flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. It was to land in Kuala Lumpur later Thursday morning.
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  • newClimate: World failing to meet 2C target, say analysts
    Inadequate national targets for curbing climate-altering greenhouse gases meant emissions would be "far above" the level required to stave off disastrous global warming, analysts warned Wednesday. "The climate targets so far submitted to the UN by governments collectively lead to global emissions far above the levels needed to hold warming to below 2 C," said a CAT statement. Fifty-six governments have submitted pledges, known as Intended Nationally Determined Contributions, or INDCs, that will…
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  • newIndia football coach calls on bosses to tackle TV companies' demands
    India football coach Stephen Constantine has told his bosses to stand up to the dominating television companies if they ever want local football to flourish in the floundering South Asian nation. Constantine, preparing for India's World Cup qualifier against Iran in Bangalore on Tuesday, has seen friendly matches scrapped and domestic league matches moved to hotter afternoon times by the All India Football Federation (AIFF) to accommodate demands from television companies. The English coach, in…
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