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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....

Janta Darbar: Contractual workers meet Arvind Kejriwal

New Delhi: A disgruntled group of contractual workers under the government's AIDS project and a group of German language teachers were among the hundreds who met Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal....

ISIS failed to attract Indian Muslims: Rajnath Singh

Jaipur: Dreaded terror outfit ISIS has completely failed to attract Indian Muslims into its fold as the community is fully integrated into the mainstream, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said. "Indian....

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Air pollution level in Delhi exceeds WHO limits: Govt

The level of air pollution in Delhi exceeds the limits prescribed by the World Health Organisation (WHO), government said in Rajya Sabha on Thursday. The air quality monitoring data for....

If Pak stops aiding terror, South Asia situation will improve: Rajnath Singh

JAIPUR: Launching a scathing attack on Pakistan, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said if the neighbouring country stops supporting terrorists, the security situation in South Asia will improve significantly. ....

Black Money Bill likely to be tabled on Friday

The government is likely to table in the Lok Sabha on Friday a Bill to make non-disclosure of overseas income and assets a predicate offence that will attract punitive action....

Anna Hazare used as “mascot” by NGOs stalling development projects: BJP

Bhopal: Anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare is being used as a "mascot" by NGOs which receive foreign funds and stall developmental projects over the issue of land acquisition, Madhya Pradesh BJP's....

BJP MP’s query on origins of Ganga leaves LS amused

New Delhi: A question by a BJP MP in the Lok Sabha about the origins of Ganga and the "effects" of bathing in it left many members amused on Thursday....

PM Modi pips China’s Xi in handling domestic, international affairs: Survey

Beijing: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has pipped Chinese President Xi Jinping to secure the top rank in handling domestic and international affairs in a global survey conducted by a Chinese....

HC dismisses plea seeking cancellation of AAP’s registration

Delhi High Court today dismissed a plea seeking directions to the Election Commission of India (ECI) for cancellation of the Aam Aadmi Party's registration for allegedly using forged documents.  "(The)....

If Pak stops aiding terror, S Asia situation will improve: Rajnath

Launching a scathing attack on Pakistan, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said if the neighbouring country stops supporting terrorists, the security situation in South Asia will improve significantly. Singh....

National Herald case: There was no criminal conspiracy, breach of trust, Cong tells HC

New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that the summons issued against her, Rahul Gandhi and five others was "illegal" in the National Herald....

TV serial Director booked for molestation bid

The director of a TV serial has been booked for allegedly trying to molest a girl for the past one month when she was called regarding a role in the....

Sensex jumps 350 points in early trade on global cues

The benchmark BSE Sensex rose by almost 350 points in early trade today on emergence of buying by funds and retail investors amid a firming trend in global markets after....

Rupee gains 3 paise against dollar

The rupee strengthened by three paise to 62.67 against the US dollar at the Interbank Foreign Exchange in early trade today on sustained selling of the Greenback by exporters. Besides,....

New Delhi Municipal Council to launch city wide Wi-Fi project

New Delhi: In tune with the AAP government's plan, New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) has decided to convert the entire area under its jurisdiction into a free Wi-Fi zone. The....

Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit to meet Hurriyat leader on Sunday

Srinagar: Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit will meet moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umer Farooq in Delhi on Sunday and is expected to discuss ongoing efforts to bring back on....

Sonia Gandhi writes to Anna Hazare, vows to oppose Land Bill

New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi has expressed her agreement with the concerns of anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare on the NDA government's Land Bill and vowed to oppose it at....

Defence diplomacy: Manohar Parrikar to visit Japan, key military issues to be discussed

New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar go on his maiden foreign visit to Japan later this month during which both sides will discuss key military issues including the deal for....

AAP slams BJP after reports of school forcing staff to enroll

New Delhi: The AAP on Wednesday slammed the BJP after reports emerged that Ryan International School was allegedly forcing its staff to enroll with the political outfit, saying these attempts....

Mars Orbiter Mission likely to live beyond its 6-month lifespan: Government

New Delhi: Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), the country's first inter-planetary expedition, is expected to live beyond its shelf life of six months, the government on Thursday said as it attributed....

Complaint in Chennai court against former Supreme Court judge Katju for remarks on Mahatma Gandhi

Chennai: A complaint was filed on Wednesday in a court in Chennai by a Gandhian outfit, seeking launch of criminal proceedings against former Supreme Court Judge Markandeya Katju for allegedly....

Top Indian firms vie for Naval helicopter order

New Delhi: Several top Indian companies including TATA, Mahindra and Anil Ambani-led Reliance Group are vying for the nearly USD 1.5 billion Naval Utility Helicopters Programme under the 'Make in....

Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi still in detention: Pak High Commissioner

Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi still in detention: Pak High Commissioner

Kolkata: Affirming that 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi "was not released and still in detention", Pakistan's High Commissioner in India Abdul Basit on Wednesday gave assurance that the....

Coal, mines bill may clear RS hurdle

Two reforms legislations to introduce auction for allocation of minerals may clear the Rajya Sabha hurdle with majority in the two Select Committees that went into the Bills making no....

SC asks UP to seek Centre’s nod for smart city project

The Supreme Court has asked Uttar Pradesh Government to seek permission from the Centre for its dream smart city project near Lucknow after it was told that around 15 hectares....

Short window to declare overseas assets under black money law

Government will provide a short window of a "few months" to income tax assesses to come clean by declaring their money and assets stashed abroad, pay tax and penalty and....

Anil Kakodkar quits as Chairman of board of Governors of IIT-Bombay

New Delhi: Nuclear scientist Anil Kakodkar has resigned as the chairman of the board of governors of IIT Bombay apparently because of differences with the HRD Ministry over selection of....