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Malaysia on terror radar; Terror threat to ASEAN Summit

MALAYSIA: A Malaysian police report has warned the presence of 10 suicide bombers in Kuala Lumpur where the ASEAN Summit is to be held this weekend.    Malaysian police Chief....

Indian hostages in Mali freed

New Delhi:  All 20 Indians among the 170 people taken hostage in a five-star hotel in Mali's capital Bamako on Friday have been evacuated safely, the government said.   (Also....

46th edition of IFFI opens in Goa

Panaji: An unseasonal shower failed to dampen the inauguration of the 46th edition of the International Film Festival of India, which opened in Goa Friday, even as a couple of....

Nepal tightens control over Indian currency

Kathmandu:  Amid growing black market operations, Nepal's central bank has imposed tighter controls over the exchange of Nepalese currency for the Indian rupee.   To begin with, the Nepal Rashtra....

8-year-old girl raped and killed in Jharkhand

Ranchi: An 8-year-old girl was raped and killed allegedly by two youngsters in Jharkhand's East Singhbhum district on Friday, police said.   The little girl had gone to market along....

Irani education controversy: Court seeks verification papers

New Delhi:  A court here on Friday sought documents of verification from the Election Commission of India and Delhi University in a case related to the educational qualifications of Human....

Peter Mukerjea knew Sheena’s whereabouts?

Arrested in the Sheena Bora murder case, Media tycoon and Indrani's husband Peter Mukerjea was further grilled by CBI officials till 1 AM yesterday. The CBI suspected that he knew....

Kejriwal second-most followed Indian politician on Twitter

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has become the second most-followed Indian politician on microblogging site Twitter with over six million followers.   He crossed the six-million mark late....

Cow slaughterers the biggest enemies of India: Harish Rawat

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat has been in the news since Friday morning. Rawat, in attempts of putting up a wounded front, voiced his grief over slaughtering cows.   Calling....

Engineering student commits suicide due to ragging

Hyderabad: An engineering student of a college in Chennai committed suicide due to ragging by seniors, police said.   Krishna Chaitanya on Friday night hanged himself from a ceiling fan....

Indian equity indices open lower, oscillate both ways

Mumbai: Key Indian equity market indices opened a tad lower on Friday and moved both ways in a narrow range, tracking the movements in other Asian markets and mixed trends....

Pay Commission wants 16-percent hike in salaries

New Delhi: An estimated 47 lakh serving central government employees and 52 lakh pensioners, including defence personnel, on Thursday had reason to cheer with the 7th Pay Commission recommending a....

Sheena Bora case: CBI nabs ex-media tycoon Peter Mukerjea

Mumbai: The CBI on Thursday evening arrested former media tycoon Peter Mukerjea in connection with the murder of his step-daughter Sheena Bora.   Peter -- the husband of one of....

Arrest me if I am guilty, says RaGa

New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi paid tribute to his grandmother the former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 98th birth Anniversary. While addressing a youth congress gathering on the....

Chhota Rajan sent to Tihar jail

New Delhi: Long-absconding underworld don Rajendra Sadashiv Nikhalje alias Chhota Rajan was sent in judicial custody to Tihar jail by a Delhi court on Wednesday in a fake passport case,....

Tolerance is not which should be followed here

A Hindu Mahasabha secretary has been accused of harassing air-hostesses on an IndiGo flight from Coimbatore to Chennai. Subhash Swaminathan is Secretary of the Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha’s Tamil Nadu....

Indira Gandhi taught us to stay united: Sonia Gandhi

New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday said Indira Gandhi taught the nation to stay united and people must follow that path.   "We must learn as much as....

India-Bangladesh relations ‘best ever’: Pranab

New Delhi: India attaches the highest importance to relations with Bangladesh and their bilateral relations at present are the "best ever", President Pranab Mukherjee has said.   "Relations between India....

Work hard, take people along, Modi to IAS officers

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday told young IAS officers that the first 10 years of service were critical during which they needed to take everyone along with....

Body found in Raigad is Sheena’s

A big development in the Sheena Bora murder case occurred today when the central forensic team confirmed that the remains found at the site of murder at Raigad, a place....

Government to start portal for innovators: Ravi Shankar Prasad

New Delhi: Innovators seeking government help to transform their ideas into reality can now turn to a dedicated web portal to be set up for them, a minister said on....

Need balance between empathy for stray dogs, safety of humans: SC

New Delhi: Holding that there was a need to strike balance between empathy for stray dogs and safety of humans, the Supreme Court on Wednesday permitted municipal bodies to kill....

Modi pays tribute to Indira Gandhi on birth anniversary

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday paid tribute to Indira Gandhi, the first female Prime Minister of India, on her birth anniversary.   "Tributes to Indira ji on....

Delhi government clears Jan Lokpal bill

New Delhi: Under attack for delaying the tabling of the Jan Lokpal bill in the Delhi legislative assembly, the ruling Aam Aadmi Party on Wednesday cleared the anti-graft legislation --....

RBI employees to go on leave on Thursday

Mumbai: RBI employees will go on a day's mass casual leave on Thursday to protest the government's move to relieve the central bank of some of its vital operations "in....

Ashok Singhal cremated, VHP demands grand Ram temple

New Delhi: VHP leader Ashok Singhal was cremated here on Wednesday, with thousands paying their last respects and senior VHP colleagues calling for a grand Ram temple in Ayodhya in....

Mani’s remarks an act of treason: Venkaiah Naidu

Parliamentary Affairs Minister, Venkaiah Naidu has come down heavily on Congress leader, Mani Shankar Aiyar for his statement against the Modi government.    (Also read: Help us to remove Modi: Mani....

Patanjali says its noodles followed food safety norms

New Delhi: Baba Ramdev-promoted Patanjali on Wednesday said it has followed all the guidelines and regulations of the Food Safety and Regulatory Authority of India (FSSAI) in the launch of....

Pakistan-born Headley made accused in 26/11

A big development in the Mumbai 26/11 case occurred as Tada Court made Pakistan-born American terror operative David Coleman Headley, one of the suspects in the Mumbai attacks legally accused.  ....

First Aiyar, Now Shakeel Ahmad

While the world stood united against the brutal terror attacks that took place on Friday in Paris, ‘Netas’ in India are trying to politicise the entire issue for votes. The....