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Two guerrillas, gunned down in Kashmir

Srinagar : Two guerrillas were killed late on Sunday near the line of control (LoC) in Kupwara district of North Kashmir where a soldier had also been killed on Saturday.....

India’s newsprint industry on edge of collapse: Manufacturers body

New Delhi: Loopholes in India's import policy has caused nearly half of the country's over 100 newspaper mills to stop production, while the rest function at 60 percent of their....

Kochi to become member of World Tourism Cities Federation

Kochi: Kochi will soon become a member of the Beijing-based World Tourism Cities Federation (WTCF) Council as the Kerala government has accepted an invitation from the organisation, a state minister....

Myanmarese held in Mizoram with arms

Aizawl: Security forces have arrested a Myanmarese man in Mizoram along the international border and seized arms and ammunition from his possession, police said here on Sunday.   Chingsianpianga, 36,....

Congress obstructing nation’s growth: Venkaiah Naidu

  Chennai: Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said the Congress was stalling the nation's progress instead of playing a constructive role as an opposition party.   "Now....

Pakistan broke protocol on Kashmir speaker: India

Islamabad: Pakistan broke protocol by not inviting the speaker of the Jammu and Kashmir assembly for a Commonwealth meeting here, India's envoy here T.C.A. Raghavan has said. The Dawn newspaper....

India frees nine Pakistani fishermen

Islamabad: India has released nine Pakistani fishermen as a goodwill gesture, a media report said on Sunday.   The fishermen were handed over to Pakistan Rangers by the Border Security....

Soldier killed in gunfight on LoC

Srinagar: A soldier was killed and three others were injured in a gunbattle on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district, an official said on Saturday.....

Mysuru at No. 1, southern states top Swachh Bharat rankings

New Delhi/Chennai: Mysuru in Karnataka and Thiruchirapalli (Trichy) in Tamil Nadu were ranked first and second among 476 cities in the "Swachh Bharat" rankings announced by the union urban development....

Nagaland CM met PM two days before peace accord inked: BJP

New Delhi: The BJP on Saturday dismissed the Congress' allegation that the central government did not consult any stakeholder on the Naga peace accord, saying the Nagaland chief minister met the....

Maoists call shutdown to protest Modi’s Gaya rally

Patna: Maoists guerrillas have given a day-long shutdown call on Sunday in Bihar's Magadh division to protest against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally in Gaya ahead of the upcoming assembly polls.....

President Pranab Mukherjee appointed New governors of Bihar & Himachal

New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday appointed Ram Nath Kovind and Acharya Dev Vrat as the governors of Bihar and Himachal Pradesh respectively, an official said. Kovind,....

Foxconn to open factory in every Indian state: Terry Gou

New Delhi : Foxconn, the world's largest electronics assembly manufacturer, on Saturday said India would be the next IT hub for it while expressing a desire to open factories in....

Central Bank of India’s net up

Mumbai: The Central Bank of India on Saturday said it has posted a higher net profit for the first quarter (April-June) of the current fiscal.   In a regulatory filing....

Smriti Irani shown black flags in Thiruvananthapuram

Thiruvananthapuram: Youth Congress activists on Saturday showed black flags to union minister Smriti Irani when she arrived here to attend a BJP programme.   The protesters shouted "Go back, Go....

Process on to bring back Indian woman from Pakistan: Sushma

New Delhi : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Saturday that India is completing the necessary formalities to bring back Gita, a hearing and speech-impaired Indian woman stranded in....

Jammu-Srinagar highway closed, Amarnath Yatra suspended

Jammu: The Jammu-Srinagar national highway was closed on Saturday after heavy rains triggered landslides at various places along the route, also leading to suspension of the annual Amarnath Yatra. Due to....

Pakistani terrorist brought to Kashmir Valley

Srinagar: A Pakistani terrorist captured three days ago was on Saturday brought to the Kashmir Valley to identify those who helped him reach Udhampur where he was arrested, an official said.....

PM wishes Sri M for ‘Walk of Hope’

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday wished social reformer and spiritual leader Sri M on his "Walk of Hope" padayatra.   "The social reformer and spiritual leader, leading....

FIR against Radhe Maa for demanding dowry? Why is social media trolling her?

MUMBAI: It seems the era of self-styled godmen and godwomen is soon coming to an end. In past few years, several babas and gurus who often bestowed their ‘gyaan’ on....

President Mukherjee’s wife in critical state

New Delhi : President Pranab Mukherjee's wife, who was admitted to the Army Hospital (Research and Referral) here, is in critical condition, the authorities said on Saturday.   The president's....

Modi cancels Bodh Gaya visit during Gaya trip

Patna : Prime Minister Narendra Modi has cancelled his scheduled visit to Bodh Gaya for "reasons best known to the people concerned" during his trip to Gaya in Bihar on....

Maggi samples fail test in Lucknow laboratory: Official

Lucknow: Five more samples of instant snack Maggi have failed tests at a laboratory here as they contained lead content beyond the permissible limit, an official said on Saturday.  ....

Maggi samples fail test in Lucknow laboratory: Official

Lucknow: Five more samples of instant snack Maggi have failed tests at a laboratory here as they contained lead content beyond the permissible limit, an official said on Saturday.  ....

Paswan retracts from his remark on Maggi’s return

New Delhi : Union Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Friday said he never made any comment that Maggi noodles will soon return to the market.   Clarifying his....

Innovation, entrepreneurship focused at innovation summit

Bengaluru: Promoting innovation, entrepreneurship and ease of doing business occupied prime importance at the 11th India Innovation Summit which culminated here on Friday. The last day saw multiple brainstorming sessions on....

7 things to know if you are being harassed at office

There are strong chances that if you are working, you will be bullied at some point of time of your career at your workplace. It is not necessary that one....

Manufacturing entrepreneurship crucial for ‘Make in India’: Experts

Bengaluru : Start-ups in the core manufacturing sectors are poised to play a crucial role in the success of 'Make in India' ambitions, said experts at a panel discussion at....

India not to attend Islamabad Commonwealth meet without Kashmir speaker

New Delhi:  Triggering a fresh controversy, Pakistan again raised the Kashmir issue by refusing to invite the Jammu and Kashmir assembly speaker to a Commonwealth Parliamentary Association conference it is....

India congratulates Egypt on completion of ambitious New Suez Canal

New Delhi: India has congratulated Egypt on the completion of the New Suez Canal, an $8.5 billion extension of the shipping canal that provides a parallel waterway to facilitate two-way....