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India-UK synergy can achieve a lot: Modi at Jaguar Land Rover unit

London: Economic synergy between India and the UK can achieve a lot, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday, as he visited one of the three factories of marquee brands....

LPG subsidy for consumers with over Rs.10 lakh income to be lifted

Hyderabad: The central government is planning to withdraw subsidy on cooking gas for people with annual income of over Rs.10 lakh, union minister M. Venkaiah Naidu said here on Saturday. "Why....

Suspected ISI spy arrested in Kolkata

Kolkata: A 50-year-old man suspected to be spying for Pakistan was arrested here on Saturday, police said. Acting on intelligence inputs, police nabbed Akhtar Khan alias Mohamad Javed alias Raju from....

Paris terror strikes compared to 2008 Mumbai attacks

Mumbai: The 13/11 Paris terror attack has brought alive memories of the November 26, 2008 Mumbai terror attack whose seventh anniversary is around the corner. As Mumbai went into a state....

Modi’s development is about few businessmen: Sonia Gandhi

New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Saturday said the Narendra Modi government has a different meaning of the word "development" in the country, as for them it means "development of....

President Mukherjee inaugurates India’s largest trade fair in New Delhi

New Delhi: The 35th edition of India's largest trade fair kicked off on Saturday at the Pragati Maidan grounds here, with President Pranab Mukherjee calling it a flagship event that will....

President extends greetings on Children’s Day

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday extended greetings to children across the country on the occasion of Children's Day.   "My best wishes and blessings to all the children....

Congress celebrates Nehru’s 125th birth anniversary

New Delhi: The Congress party on Saturday celebrated the 125th birth anniversary of the country's first prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru.   A series of events have been lined up by....

Chhota Rajan’s sisters move court to celebrate Bhai Dooj

Mumbai: Two sisters of arrested mafia don Rajendra S. Nikhalje, alias Chhota Rajan, on Friday sought the permission of the sessions court to celebrate Bhai Dooj with him.   The....

Modi is embarrassing India: Congress

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is embarrassing India by repeatedly saying in foreign capitals that the country enjoyed no credibility till he came to power, the Congress said on....

Secularist and freedom fighter Maulana Azad’s birth anniversary virtually forgotten

New Delhi: As anniversaries go, secularist and freedom fighter Maulana Abul Kalam Azad's 127th birth anniversary went largely unnoticed. Except for a handful of officials from the Indian Council for....

Nitin Gadkari denies attacking BJP veterans

  New Delhi: Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday denied attacking BJP veterans including L.K. Advani and said the party leadership was discussing with them the issues they raised after....

Renowned farmer cries over ailing wife, hopes Modi will help

New Delhi: A farmer from Varanasi who won national acclaim for giving away free seeds to farmers across the country, is in despair, unable to meet the expenditure on his....

Indian equities open lower in morning trade

Mumbai: A benchmark index for Indian equities, the sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), on Friday opened lower and was trading at 25,615.29 points some 24 minutes....

Take up Lalit Modi deportation with Cameron: Congress to PM

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi must take up with British Premier David Cameron in London the issue of deporting former IPL chief Lalit Modi to India during their meeting,....

ULFA leader Anup Chetia sent to CBI custody

New Delhi: United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) leader Anup Chetia, who was deported by Bangladesh on Wednesday -- was on Thursday sent to CBI custody on six-day transit remand,....

‘India, China account for 45 percent of total demand in Q3’

New Delhi: India and China remained the dominant figures in the global gold market, accounting for close to 45 percent of total demand in the third quarter (July-September) of 2015,....

BJP demands Karnataka CM’s resignation

New Delhi: In the wake of the controversy over the celebration of Tipu Sultan's birth anniversary in Karnataka, the BJP on Thursday demanded Chief Minister Siddaramaiah's resignation for his alleged....

Delhi gasps as air quality dips post-Diwali

New Delhi: The air quality in Delhi post-Diwali on Thursday was "very poor", data showed.   The System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR), of the ministry....

Kejriwal forms panel to probe DDCA irregularities

New Delhi: The Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) is in danger of losing the hosting rights of the fourth and final Test between India and South Africa as Chief....

PM Modi leaves for Britain

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi left on Thursday for a three-day visit to Britain that will see India and Britain sign a number of pacts on mutual investments and....

OROP: Veterans take out protest march to Rashtrapati Bhawan

New Delhi: Ex-servicemen on Tuesday escalated their protest against the notification on the implementation of 'One Rank, One Pension' (OROP) and took out a march from Jantar Mantar to Rashtrapati....

PM Modi to celebrate Diwali with soldiers

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today visits border areas to celebrate Diwali with soldiers.   "Today (Wednesday) on the auspicious occasion of Diwali, I am visiting the border areas....

ULFA leader Anup Chetia to be deported to India

New Delhi: Banned group United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) leader Aup Chetia has been handed over to the Indian authorities and will be brought to the national capital on....

Vice President greets people on Diwali

New Delhi: Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari on Tuesday greeted people on the occasion of Diwali.   In his message, Ansari said the festival of lights signifies the victory of....

Dog Analogy: Shatrughan Sinha hits back at Kailash Vijayvargiya, says ‘Haathi chale Bihar, bhaunken hazaar’

NEW DELHI: It seems that the dog analogy has taken a new turn and a war of words has cropped up in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) following the Bihar....

Veterans’ OROP protest misguided, says Manohar Parrikar

Panaji/New Delhi:  Defence minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday said ex-servicemen protesting over One Rank One Pension (OROP) notification were misguided and that they should approach a judicial commission being set....

Ariane 5 gears up to blast off with ISRO’s GSAT-15 satellite

Chennai: European space agency Arianespace is gearing up for the Tuesday evening launch of Indian communication satellite GSAT-15 and Arabsat-6B through its rocket Ariane 5 from the spaceport in French....

Congress overseas’ unit against Modi’s Wembley meet

London: Post the BJP's debacle in the Bihar assembly elections, the overseas unit of the Congress has said the interaction between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the British Indian diaspora....

Short coverings dent equity markets; Sensex down 126 points

Mumbai: Short coverings on the back of negative cues depressed the Indian equity markets and led the barometer 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) to....