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Caught On Camera: Students assault professor for trying to prevent them from cheating in exams

UTTAR PRADESH: After the sad episode of mass cheating was reported from Bihar, another harsh incident of examination cheating has grabbed the headlines on Saturday from Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh.....

Congress President Sonia Gandhi seeks compensation for farmers hit by unseasonal rains

BHIWANI:  Congress President Sonia Gandhi today appealed to the BJP government in Haryana to provide timely compensation to farmers whose crops were damaged in the recent unseasonal rains in north....

GoAir offers discount on fares, lowest at Rs 999

New Delhi: In a fresh round of fare cut, budget carrier GoAir on Saturay rolled out a limited period low fares scheme, offering one way ticket prices as low as....

Amit Shah to address public meeting in Varanasi

Varanasi: BJP National President Amit Shah will address a public meeting in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's constituency on Sunday during which a large number of people are expected to join....

Indian Army conducts fire power display at Pokhran

Jaipur: The Indian Army conducted a fire power display at Pokhran in Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan marking the centenary celebrations of its participation in the first World War. Showcasing the....

Government is concerned about NGOs pocketing welfare funds

New Delhi: Expressing serious concern over NGOs raking in government funds in the name of women and child welfare, Union Minister Maneka Gandhi today stressed on the need to find....

Increasing demand for groundwater use can threaten agriculture, warns UN

New Delhi: The world is projected to face a 40 per cent global water deficit by 2030, a UN World Water Development Report said today and warned that increasing demand....

Opposition parties were compromised, says Congress

New Delhi: Stung by near-total isolation and passage of two key bills of government in Rajya Sabha with the support of a number of non-NDA groups, Congress today said opposition....

Mines Bill passed in Rajya Sabha, auction likely in June

New Delhi: Paving the way for auction of iron ore and other mines, Parliament today cleared the Mines and Minerals Bill after days of high drama, as some Opposition parties....

Sunanda Pushkar Murder Case: SIT approaches Pakistan High Commission to quiz Mehr Tarar

NEW DELHI: In another step to solve the Sunanda Pushkar murder mystery, Delhi Police is likely to soon interrogate Pakistan journalist Mehr Tarar often named in the controversy.  The Special....

Astra missile successfully launched from Sukhoi-30 fighter aircraft

Balasore (Odisha): India's indigenously developed Beyond Visual Range (BVR) air-to-air missile, Astra, was successfully launched from a Sukhoi-30 fighter aircraft on Thursday. "The missile was successfully tested to hit a....

PM Modi congratulates Indian team for entering WC semi final

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday hailed Indian cricket team after it beat Bangladesh to enter the semi-final of World Cup. "Excellent game, excellent performance! Congrats yet again....