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  • newIAF flies 11,000 sorties in mega GaganShakti drill

    IAF flies 11,000 sorties in mega GaganShakti drill

    The IAF flew as many as 11,000 sorties during the just-concluded massive GaganShakti exercise, which saw the force testing its war-fighting drills on both the western front with Pakistan and northern one with China, with even CBRN (chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear) attack scenarios coming into play.
    - 28 mins ago, 25 Apr 18, 4:11am -
  • new15 more bodies fished out from river, Gadchiroli toll now at 37

    15 more bodies fished out from river, Gadchiroli toll now at 37

    The Gadchiroli police, which had earlier neglected to pull the corpses of slain Naxalites out of the Indravati river, retrieved 15 bodies on Tuesday after TOI reported it had seen 11 bodies floating in the water.
    - 1 hour ago, 25 Apr 18, 3:33am -
  • newHanging most viable way of execution: Govt to SC

    Hanging most viable way of execution: Govt to SC

    The Centre has told the Supreme Court that hanging by neck is the most viable option to execute death sentence for condemned prisoners and it could not be replaced by alternative methods like lethal injection, electrocution or firing squad as they are more painful with higher rates of botch-up in some.
    - 1 hour ago, 25 Apr 18, 3:29am -
  • newIndia retains long-held position of top remittance destination of migrants

    India retains long-held position of top remittance destination of migrants

    Remittances to India from abroad rose in 2017 after declining for two consecutive years and touched $69 billion, still a little short of the $70.4 billion reached in 2014. Outflows of remittances from India too continued to rise reaching $5.7 billion, according to a World Bank report.
    - 1 hour ago, 25 Apr 18, 3:16am -
  • newGadchiroli success sets stage to end Naxalite violence in 4 years

    Gadchiroli success sets stage to end Naxalite violence in 4 years

    The killing of 37 Maoists in an encounter in Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli district is seen as a positive outcome of a recalibrated counter-Naxal strategy, where intelligence-based strikes have replaced area domination exercises that often left security forces vulnerable to ambush attacks.
    - 1 hour ago, 25 Apr 18, 3:09am -
  • newAdopt doctor’s approach, try to save Aadhaar law: UIDAI

    Adopt doctor’s approach, try to save Aadhaar law: UIDAI

    ​Responding to a five-judge constitution bench’s query about data safety measures, UIDAI’s counsel Rakesh Dwivedi compared Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016, with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which will come into effect from May 25, and said the Indian law was much more stringent in protection of data.
    - 2 hours ago, 25 Apr 18, 2:44am -
  • newPPP scheme to boost tourism in Andamans & Lakshadweep

    PPP scheme to boost tourism in Andamans & Lakshadweep

    As part of the Centre’s initiative for sustainable development of islands for tourism promotion, three projects each in Andamans and Lakshadweep are ready to be launched through public-private partnership (PPP), the Union home ministry said on Tuesday.
    - 3 hours ago, 25 Apr 18, 1:39am -
  • newED moves to seize Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi's assets

    ED moves to seize Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi's assets

    Armed with powers provided in the justpromulgated Fugitive Economic Offenders Ordinance, the Enforcement Directorate has swiftly moved to confiscate properties of businessmen Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi.
    - 3 hours ago, 25 Apr 18, 1:27am -
  • new‘Trust deficit led to Doklam standoff; Modi & Xi to bridge that gap’

    ‘Trust deficit led to Doklam standoff; Modi & Xi to bridge that gap’

    The Doklam stand-off happened due to lack of mutual trust between India and China and PM Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping will try to bridge the deficit through “heart-to-heart” discussions in Wuhan later this week, Chinese vice foreign minister Kong Xuanyou said. The stand-off “reflected the somewhat lack of mutual trust between the two countries”, Kong said.
    - 4 hours ago, 25 Apr 18, 1:06am -
  • newJuna Akhara to ordain a Dalit sadhu as ‘Mahamandaleshwar’

    Juna Akhara to ordain a Dalit sadhu as ‘Mahamandaleshwar’

    For the first time in the history of the Juna Akhara — considered by many to be the largest and oldest order of sadhus in India — a Dalit sanyasi will be designated “Mahamandaleshwar”, an influential position in the order, at Kumbh 2019. The seer, 32-year-old Kanhaiya Kumar Kashyap, was rechristened Kanhaiya Shivanand Giri after his “diksha” ceremony on Tuesday.
    - 4 hours ago, 25 Apr 18, 12:58am -

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  • newWhy Does UIDAI Need To Collect Meta Data Of Citizens, Asks Supreme Court

    Why Does UIDAI Need To Collect Meta Data Of Citizens, Asks Supreme Court

    Why Does UIDAI Need To Collect Meta Data Of Citizens, Asks Supreme Court  NDTVAdopt doctor's approach, try to save Aadhaar law: UIDAI  Times of IndiaAadhaar leak from Andhra Pradesh site  Deccan ChronicleAadhaar in welfare is pain without gain  Hindustan TimesFull coverage
    - 37 mins ago, 25 Apr 18, 4:02am -
  • newKarnataka Assembly elections 2018: Centre protecting Bellary gang, says Congress

    Karnataka Assembly elections 2018: Centre protecting Bellary gang, says Congress

    Karnataka Assembly elections 2018: Centre protecting Bellary gang, says Congress  The Indian ExpressKarnataka Assembly polls: JD(S) keeps BJP, Congress guessing on alliance  Business StandardPeople think PM Modi is God, says former Karnataka minister Janardhan Reddy. 'Everybody is for the BJP'  India TodayThe Karnataka election is our gateway to the south: Amit Shah  The HinduKarnataka polls: No groupism in state BJP, BS Yeddyurappa could unify communities, says Hubli MLA Jagadish Shetta…
    - 39 mins ago, 25 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • newVintage Dakota aircraft to land in Jamnagar today

    Vintage Dakota aircraft to land in Jamnagar today

    Vintage Dakota aircraft to land in Jamnagar today  Times of IndiaIndian Air Force Tests Capability To Handle Nuke Warfare During Mega Exercise  NDTVIndia-made Tejas proves its mettle in IAF's biggest combat exercise  Deccan HeraldFull coverage
    - 39 mins ago, 25 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • newWest Bengal Panchayat polls: HC tells SEC to accept nominations on WhatsApp

    West Bengal Panchayat polls: HC tells SEC to accept nominations on WhatsApp

    West Bengal Panchayat polls: HC tells SEC to accept nominations on WhatsApp  The Indian ExpressCongress welcome to Federal Front but with caveats: Mamata  The HinduWest Bengal Panchayat polls 2018: BJP attracts controversy after using picture from Bangladesh in manifesto  Daily News & AnalysisAmid growing pre-poll violence ahead of West Bengal panchayat elections, Congress, BJP demand President's Rule  FirstpostFull coverage
    - 60 mins ago, 25 Apr 18, 3:39am -
  • new15 more bodies fished out from river, Gadchiroli toll now at 37

    15 more bodies fished out from river, Gadchiroli toll now at 37

    15 more bodies fished out from river, Gadchiroli toll now at 37  Times of IndiaBodies Of 15 Maoists Recovered From Maharashtra's Gadchiroli  NDTVGadchiroli encounter: Naxal bodies found floating in river, death count now 37  The Indian ExpressMaoist encounter: Gadchiroli police to search for more bodies  The Indian ExpressDevastating impact on Maoists, but be prepared for revenge attacks  Hindustan TimesFull coverage
    - 1 hour ago, 25 Apr 18, 3:33am -
  • newKathua gangrape-murder case: Minor accused denied bail, court says crime grave, not 'juvenile'

    Kathua gangrape-murder case: Minor accused denied bail, court says crime grave, not 'juvenile'

    Kathua gangrape-murder case: Minor accused denied bail, court says crime grave, not 'juvenile'  The Indian ExpressMehbooba govt clears two ordinances, makes rape of minors below 12 years punishable by death in J&K  Daily News & AnalysisKathua rape-murder case: Arrested cops move HC  Times of IndiaBJP weaves increasingly bizarre historic narrative  Asia TimesThe Kathua mindset: Divide between 'Hindu' Jammu and 'Muslim' Kashmir is spreading across India  Economic Times (blog)Full coverag…
    - 2 hours ago, 25 Apr 18, 2:49am -
  • newJessica Lall murder case: Satyendar Jain postpones meet to review sentence of Tihar prisoners

    Jessica Lall murder case: Satyendar Jain postpones meet to review sentence of Tihar prisoners

    Jessica Lall murder case: Satyendar Jain postpones meet to review sentence of Tihar prisoners  The Indian ExpressSRB meeting to decide Manu Sharma's release postponed  Business StandardMeeting over Manu Sharma's release postponed  Millennium PostFull coverage
    - 3 hours ago, 25 Apr 18, 1:56am -
  • newWhy the death penalty for child rape does not mean swifter, better justice

    Why the death penalty for child rape does not mean swifter, better justice

    Why the death penalty for child rape does not mean swifter, better justice  The New Indian ExpressCase registered under POCSO Act  The TribuneFull coverage
    - 3 hours ago, 25 Apr 18, 1:51am -
  • newAsaram rape case verdict today, 4 states told to tighten security

    Asaram rape case verdict today, 4 states told to tighten security

    Asaram rape case verdict today, 4 states told to tighten security  Times of India"Waiting For Justice" Says Family Of Teen Asaram Allegedly Raped  NDTVAsaram verdict tomorrow, police on edge to avert rerun of Dera violence  Hindustan TimesFull coverage
    - 4 hours ago, 25 Apr 18, 12:36am -
  • newRly cop thwarts rape bid on train, accused nabbed
    Rly cop thwarts rape bid on train, accused nabbed  Times of IndiaChennai: RPF cop thwarts rape on train  Deccan ChronicleAlert RPF cop saves woman from rape attempt on Chennai local train  Zee NewsFull coverage
    - 4 hours ago, 25 Apr 18, 12:31am -
  • newCongress has blood of Muslims on its hands: Salman Khurshid

    Congress has blood of Muslims on its hands: Salman Khurshid

    Congress has blood of Muslims on its hands: Salman Khurshid  Times of IndiaCongress hands stained with Muslims blood, says Salman Khurshid  Hindustan TimesOn back foot, Congress leader Salman Khurshid blames media for distorting 'blood on hands' remark  The New Indian ExpressCongress - Business Standard  Business StandardCong hand stained with Muslims blood: Salman Khurshid  Daily ExcelsiorFull coverage
    - 4 hours ago, 25 Apr 18, 12:23am -
  • newStates should have powers on a par with Centre: Naidu

    States should have powers on a par with Centre: Naidu

    States should have powers on a par with Centre: Naidu  The HinduPawan will achieve nothing with baseless charges, says Chandrababu  The Siasat DailyNaidu Suspecting Attack On His Life Again?  Greatandhra.comFull coverage
    - 5 hours ago, 25 Apr 18, 12:08am -
  • newModi in MP's Mandla: 'Make sons more responsible'; top 10 developments

    Modi in MP's Mandla: 'Make sons more responsible'; top 10 developments

    Modi in MP's Mandla: 'Make sons more responsible'; top 10 developments  Business StandardNow Delhi listens to you: PM Narendra Modi on death penalty for rape of children  The Indian ExpressCentre annihilated Panchayati Raj system, made rural local bodies beggars before states: Congress  Times of IndiaGovt eroding authority of PRIs for political benefits: Cong  Daily ExcelsiorFull coverage
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Apr 18, 11:18pm -
  • newCongress' decision on impeachment motion was not correct: Mamata
    Congress' decision on impeachment motion was not correct: Mamata  CanIndia NewsFull coverage
    - 7 hours ago, 24 Apr 18, 10:01pm -
  • newDon't Take Admission In These 24 'Fake Universities': UGC Warns Students

    Don't Take Admission In These 24 'Fake Universities': UGC Warns Students

    Don't Take Admission In These 24 'Fake Universities': UGC Warns Students  NDTVBeware of fake universities! Check this list before you take admission  India TVUGC identifies 24 fake varsities  The NorthlinesFull coverage
    - 8 hours ago, 24 Apr 18, 8:54pm -
  • newClass 11 student gang-raped in Noida, one accused arrested
    Class 11 student gang-raped in Noida, one accused arrested  Business Standard16-year-old Class XI student gang raped inside car in Greater Noida; two arrested, one absconding  FirstpostRelative, others rape 16-year-old girl in a moving car in Noida  Daily News & AnalysisFull coverage
    - 9 hours ago, 24 Apr 18, 7:31pm -
  • new7th pay commission: J&K becomes first state to implement recommendations, 5 lakh employees to benefit

    7th pay commission: J&K becomes first state to implement recommendations, 5 lakh employees to benefit

    7th pay commission: J&K becomes first state to implement recommendations, 5 lakh employees to benefit  The Indian ExpressJ&K first state to approve 7th pay commission  Times of India7th pay commission: Good news for Jammu & Kashmir employees  Daily News & AnalysisFull coverage
    - 11 hours ago, 24 Apr 18, 6:06pm -
  • newHimachal Pradesh HPBOSE Class 12 Board Results 2018 released; here's toppers list

    Himachal Pradesh HPBOSE Class 12 Board Results 2018 released; here's toppers list

    Himachal Pradesh HPBOSE Class 12 Board Results 2018 released; here's toppers list  Times of IndiaSSC results to be declared on April 27  The HinduAP SSC Result 2018 Expected On 29 April: Important Points For Students  NDTVFull coverage
    - 14 hours ago, 24 Apr 18, 2:30pm -
  • newBlast Convict Re-Arrested After "Eliminate PM Modi" Audio Goes Viral

    Blast Convict Re-Arrested After "Eliminate PM Modi" Audio Goes Viral

    Blast Convict Re-Arrested After "Eliminate PM Modi" Audio Goes Viral  NDTVPolice probing telephonic conversation to 'eliminate' PM  Business StandardTN: 1998 Coimbatore blasts convict booked for promoting enmity after making 'threat' against Modi  Scroll.inFull coverage
    - 19 hours ago, 24 Apr 18, 9:47am -
  • newMumbai track rage: Woman pushes man in front of train for bumping into her in Mulund

    Mumbai track rage: Woman pushes man in front of train for bumping into her in Mulund

    Mumbai track rage: Woman pushes man in front of train for bumping into her in Mulund  Mid-DayMumbai Crime: 56-year-old man pushed in front of train for bumping into woman  Free Press Journal56-yr-old pushed onto tracks by man & woman at Mulund station, run over by train  Local Press CoFull coverage
    - 20 hours ago, 24 Apr 18, 8:20am -

Yahoo! India News

  • Indian retail inflation lowest in at least five years

    Indian retail inflation lowest in at least five years

    By Rajesh Kumar Singh NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's inflation cooled to its lowest in at least five years in January as food prices fell following the government's cash clampdown, but emerging price pressures mean the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will probably keep interest rates on hold. Consumer prices rose by an annual 3.17 percent last month - their slowest pace since January 2012, when the government launched the current index series. Annual retail food inflation eased to 0.53 percent last m…
    - 14 Feb 17, 12:06am -
  • The Significance of Phalguna Month Explained by Astroyogi

    The Significance of Phalguna Month Explained by Astroyogi

    Much of this season falls in the ‘Phalguna’ month according to the traditional Indian lunar calendar.  Sun transit from Aquarius to Pisces during this month, this happens in the February-March months of the english calendar. Apart from the pleasant and enjoyable weather Phalguna Month also brings along a fleet of celebrations. Astroyogi explains the importance of this month in the Hindu Lunar calendar and the festivals which we would be celebrating during it.
    - 14 Feb 17, 12:00am -
  • SK Flashback: Dhoni and Yuvraj blow away Pakistan's bowlers in Lahore

    SK Flashback: Dhoni and Yuvraj blow away Pakistan's bowlers in Lahore

    On this day, 11 years ago, Yuvraj Singh and MS Dhoni staged a brilliant 102-run partnership to help India beat Pakistan at Lahore.
    - 13 Feb 17, 11:38pm -
  • Beijing thanks India for returning Chinese soldier after 54 years
    Beijing [China], Feb 13 (ANI): Beijing on Monday appreciated the facilitation provided by the Indian government in sending back Wang Qi, the Chinese soldier who crossed over to India post the 1962 war. "On February 11, through the joint efforts of China and India, Mr. Wang Qi returned to China and got back to his family.
    - 13 Feb 17, 11:21pm -
  • Top 5 openers in ODIs going into the Champions Trophy

    Top 5 openers in ODIs going into the Champions Trophy

    These batsmen are a nightmare for bowlers in the Powerplay!
    - 13 Feb 17, 11:08pm -
  • Infosys management seeks to ease tensions with founders

    Infosys management seeks to ease tensions with founders

    By Sankalp Phartiyal and Euan Rocha MUMBAI (Reuters) - Management at Infosys Ltd attempted on Monday to allay concerns that the software services firm was facing a worsening dispute with its founders over how the company was being run, saying that the board was engaging with the founders, including N.R. Narayana Murthy. India's second-biggest IT services company behind Tata Consultancy Services has been locked in a public war of words with the founders and former executives, who, led by Murthy,…
    - 13 Feb 17, 11:02pm -
  • Most consecutive Test matches without defeat

    Most consecutive Test matches without defeat

    These sides managed to do the impossible and etched their mark on history by remaining unbeaten for a long time.
    - 13 Feb 17, 11:01pm -
  • If Sasikala is found guilty she would definitely be put in jail: Swamy
    New Delhi [India] Feb. 13 (ANI): Expressing his opinion on AIADMK general secretary V.K. Sasikala Natarajan's disproportionate assets case which is to be heard tomorrow, Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Monday said that if the former is found guilty she would definitely be put in jail. Whether she will be disqualified from contesting the elections again, that would depend on whether the conviction is for more than four years," Swamy told ANI. "The question is wheth…
    - 13 Feb 17, 10:58pm -
  • PCB suspends Nasir Jamshed for violating anti-corruption code
    New Delhi [India], Feb. 13 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) executive committee chairman Najam Sethi on Monday informed that Pakistan's opening batsmen Nasir Jamshed has been provisionally suspended from playing all forms of cricket for violating the cricket body's anti-corruption code. "PCB has provisionally suspended Nasir Jamshed from all forms of cricket for violating its anti-corruption code @TheRealPCB," Sethi tweeted.
    - 13 Feb 17, 10:57pm -
  • Man detained for threatening Karunanidhi's wife with toy gun
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Feb. 13 (ANI): A masked man was handed over to the police for trespassing into former chief minister and Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) president M. Karunanidhi's residence and threatening his wife Rajathi Ammal with a toy gun.
    - 13 Feb 17, 10:51pm -
  • WB: BSF discovers case of fake recruitment in Kalyani, lodges FIR
    Nadia (West Bengal) [India], Feb. 13 (ANI): The Border Security Force (BSF) on Monday discovered a case of fake recruitment in Kalyani and lodged an FIR in this regard. Some boys and girls came at the main gate of BSF Campus Kalyani, Sector Kolkata, South Bengal Frontier with some envelops for joining the force. The BSF guard on duty enquired about the reason of their coming to the BSF Campus.
    - 13 Feb 17, 10:51pm -
  • India's Sandeep Das makes a mark at Grammys, Adele, Beyonce shine away
    Los Angeles, Feb 13 (IANS) "Sing Me Home", an album which has contribution from Indian tabla player Sandeep Das, on Sunday won the Best World Music Album at the 59th Grammy Awards, where British star Adele clinched as many as five trophies. Das is part of Silk Road Ensemble, a collaborative effort by musician Yo-Yo Ma to bring together performers and composers from more than 20 countries. Cheering for Das, veteran singer Shubha Mudgal tweeted: "Sandeep Das gets a Grammy for Best World Music Albu…
    - 13 Feb 17, 10:46pm -
  • Congress asks four of its candidates to withdraw their nominations
    Lucknow, (Uttar Pradesh) [India] Feb. 13 (ANI): The Congress Party on Monday asked four of its candidates from Lucknow Central, Mankapur, Suratganj and Payagpur to withdraw their nominations. Reacting on this sudden decision by the Congress, party leader Maruf Khan, who was contesting the Uttar Pradesh assembly election from Lucknow Central, said he had led a strong campaign and he would continue to contest the election.
    - 13 Feb 17, 10:32pm -
  • Tehmina Janjua becomes Pakistan's first woman Foreign Secretary
    Islamabad, Feb 13 (IANS) Tehmina Janjua was on Monday named Pakistan's new Foreign Secretary, becoming the first woman to become the country's top diplomat. Janjua, who pipped several senior colleagues including High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit, will succeed Aizaz Chaudhary who was appointed as the new Ambassador to Washington. Presently serving as Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva, she will take over as the country's 29th Foreign Secretary in the first week of Ma…
    - 13 Feb 17, 10:26pm -
  • L&T, European firm set up JV for missile systems
    New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Engineering conglomerate Larsen and Toubro and European missile major MBDA on Monday announced the setting up of a joint venture to develop and manufacture missiles in India to meet the country's defence requirements. The JV, L&T MBDA Missile Systems Ltd, is expected to be incorporated in the first half of 2017 after necessary approvals. The joint venture -- in which L&T holds 51 per cent share and the MBDA the remaining 49 per cent -- will begin with the development of…
    - 13 Feb 17, 10:20pm -
  • ED attaches properties worth Rs. 41.65 crore in demonetised currency conversion case
    New Delhi, [India] Feb. 13 (ANI): The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached movable properties worth Rs. 41.65 crore of advocates Rohit Tandon and Ashish Kumar, the latter also being the Bank Manager of Kotak Mahindra Bank in the demonetised currency conversion case under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (2002). A First Information Report (FIR) was registered by the Crime Branch of Delhi Police after an investigation under the provisions of PMLA, 2002 was initiated by the Enforcement D…
    - 13 Feb 17, 10:11pm -
  • Air India all set to welcome Airbus 320 neo aircraft
    New Delhi, [India] Feb. 13 (ANI): Air India is all set to induct the first Airbus 320 neo aircraft which will be delivered on February 16, making it the third domestic carrier to have this latest single-aisle plane from Airbus. "Air India ordered total seven Airbus 320 neo aircraft to increase more strength in its fleet.
    - 13 Feb 17, 9:57pm -
  • World cardinals back pope after anonymous attacks by conservatives

    World cardinals back pope after anonymous attacks by conservatives

    By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Senior Roman Catholic cardinals from the around the world defended Pope Francis on Monday against a spate of recent attacks from conservatives challenging his authority. In an unusual move, nine cardinals in a group advising Francis on Vatican economic and structural reforms issued a statement expressing "full support for the pope's work" and guaranteeing "full backing for him and his teachings". The statement said the cardinals expressed their solidar…
    - 13 Feb 17, 9:56pm -
  • Joe Root appointed England Test captain, Ben Stokes to be his deputy

    Joe Root appointed England Test captain, Ben Stokes to be his deputy

    Four years after his Test debut, Joe Root has been appointed as England's Test captain.
    - 13 Feb 17, 9:50pm -
  • Govt. issues clarification on healthcare services tax in Budget
    New Delhi, [India] Feb. 13 (ANI): The Central Government has clarified that no proposal to levy a five percent tax on healthcare services has been included in the Union Budget for 2017-18. The proposal to levy service tax of five percent on all healthcare services was mooted in 2011-12 Budget, but was dropped after stiff opposition. The Budget was presented by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on February 1.
    - 13 Feb 17, 9:46pm -
  • Video: How is blind cricket played?

    Video: How is blind cricket played?

    Everything you need to know about how blind cricket is played.
    - 13 Feb 17, 9:36pm -
  • India vs Bangladesh 2017: Talking points after India's convincing win

    India vs Bangladesh 2017: Talking points after India's convincing win

    All the pivotal moments from the day's play.
    - 13 Feb 17, 9:31pm -
  • Dilip Ghosh sticks to his comments against Amartya Sen
    Kolkata, (West Bengal) [India] Feb. 13 (ANI): Unperturbed by the severe criticism of his attack on Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen, West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Dilip Ghosh on Monday said he was not demeaning someone by his remarks and stood by his comments questioning the economist's contribution towards the state and country. "The University vice-chancellors do not outstay for a year, school and college principals just give up and leave.
    - 13 Feb 17, 9:25pm -
  • China hails India for facilitating soldier's return
    Beijing, Feb 13 (IANS) China on Monday hailed India for facilitating the return of a Chinese soldier who was unable to leave India for 50 years after he accidentally crossed over into India. "On February 11, through the joint efforts of China and India, Mr. Wang Qi returned to China and got back to his family," China Froeign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said here.
    - 13 Feb 17, 9:22pm -
  • J-K: Pak violates ceasefire in Sunderbani sector, firing on
    Rajouri (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Feb. 13 (ANI): The Indian Army is currently retaliating to the ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Sunderbani sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri.
    - 13 Feb 17, 9:08pm -
  • Sasikala rebuffs Panneerselvam's allegation, says MLAs free
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Feb. 13 (ANI): All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagham (AIADMK) general secretary V. K. Sasikala on Monday said she would be staying with her party MLAs in order to show that they are not being held captive against their wishes as alleged by her rival and acting Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam. Sasikala also expressed confidence that her faction would run the government for the next four-and-a -half years.
    - 13 Feb 17, 8:57pm -
  • No conflict of interest among founders of company: Infosys
    Bengaluru, (Karnataka)India, Feb. 13 (ANI): The Infosys on Monday said there is no conflict of interest amongst the founders of the company and the management instead there is a convergence of interests. "We have a situation where we have the stakeholders, the founders and others along-with them who have nothing other than the best interest of the organization in their mind.
    - 13 Feb 17, 8:52pm -
  • UPW down Punjab 6-2 in HIL tie
    Chandigarh, Feb 13 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Wizards (UPW) produced an excellent performance to beat Punjab Warriors 6-2 in a Hockey India League (HIL) contest here on Monday evening. Shamsher Singh (5th minute), Ajay Yadav (39th) and Akashdeep Singh (58th) scored for UPW while Dutch star Mirco Pruyser (31st) found the net for Punjab. The early goal saw UPW take the upper hand and forced Punjab to become a bit defensive.
    - 13 Feb 17, 8:52pm -
  • Suspected Istanbul nightclub attacker wanted to kill Christians - Hurriyet, citing court document

    Suspected Istanbul nightclub attacker wanted to kill Christians - Hurriyet, citing court document

    An Islamist gunman, who has confessed to the killing of 39 people at an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's Day, told a court that he had aimed to kill Christians during his attack, Hurriyet newspaper said on Monday, citing testimony given this weekend. Abdulgadir Masharipov initially planned to attack the area around Taksim Square but switched to the upscale Reina nightclub due to the heightened security measures around the square, Hurriyet said, without saying how it had obtained the document. My…
    - 13 Feb 17, 8:51pm -
  • Drivers' strike paralyses Uber, Ola services in Delhi

    Drivers' strike paralyses Uber, Ola services in Delhi

    By Rupam Jain and Douglas Busvine NEW DELHI (Reuters) - A strike led by drivers' unions in the Indian capital demanding better pay from Uber and Ola has paralysed the ride-hailing services that have grabbed business from traditional taxi and rickshaw operators with their cheaper fares. It was the first big confrontation between trade unions representing taxi drivers in the Delhi region of 25 million people and the two ride-hailing players, which have been ramping up services in India's $12 billi…
    - 13 Feb 17, 8:50pm -
  • Pakistan appoints Tehmina Janjua as Foreign Secretary
    Islamabad, Feb 13 (IANS) Pakistan on Monday appointed Tehmina Janjua as Foreign Secretary -- the first woman in the country to take up the top diplomat's post. Janjua, presently serving as Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva, will assume the new post in the first week of March 2017, a Foreign Office statement said.
    - 13 Feb 17, 8:48pm -
  • Nitish Katara murder: Delhi HC rejects Vikas Yadav's plea
    New Delhi (India), Feb.13 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Monday dismissed Vikas Yadav's plea who is serving 25-year jail term without any remission for brutally murdering Nitish Katara after the government raised objections. A bench headed by Chief Justice Vipin Sanghi rejected Yadav's appeal while informing the accused lawyer that "either you withdraw plea or I will dismiss it." Yadav's lawyer took a day to take instructions. Earlier, the Delhi High Court issued the notice to Delhi Police, Delh…
    - 13 Feb 17, 8:48pm -
  • India vs Bangladesh, 2017: Who said what to India's win in the one-off Test
    India beat Bangladesh by 208 runs in the one-off Test between both the teams at the RGIS in Hyderabad.
    - 13 Feb 17, 8:40pm -
  • Chairman of Infosys says not in 'battle' with founders

    Chairman of Infosys says not in 'battle' with founders

    MUMBAI (Reuters) - The board of India's second-biggest software exporter Infosys is engaging with its founders over their allegations of corporate governance lapses, non-executive chairman R. Seshasayee said at a news conference on Monday. Seshasayee said the board does consider it is in a battle with the company's founders over corporate governance. (Reporting by Sankalp Phartiyal and Euan Rocha; Writing by Promit Mukherjee; Editing by David Goodman)
    - 13 Feb 17, 8:32pm -
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    - 13 Feb 17, 8:18pm -

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