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Friday , June 20 , 2014

India readies to talk to abductors

India is preparing for talks with the abductors of 40 Indian construction workers in Iraq’s second-largest city Mosul to get its nationals released after Baghdad told New Delhi it had discovered where the kidnapped men are being held....   | Read..

Kidnap fear in Nadia

The wife of a Nadia villager working as a mason in Iraq said today her husband had telephoned her last evening to say he had been “kidnapped”, and that hours ...   | Read..

Govt call to tweet in Hindi sparks row

A Union home ministry circular issued the day after the Narendra Modi government was sworn in has re-ignited the “Hindi imposition” debate, provoking a warnin...   | Read..

Beas report raps ‘carelessness’

Rescue teams searching for a dozen engineering students still missing since they were swept away in the Beas retrieved two more bodies on a day a report laid bare a tale ...   | Read..

CBI plea on Kerala kids’ case

Kerala High Court today sought the CBI’s views on a plea for a probe into the alleged trafficking of children from Bengal, Jharkhand and Bihar into the southern st...   | Read..
Gopinath Munde’s daughter Pankaja Munde-Palve (in picture) was on Thursday inducted into the Maharashtra BJP’s core committee. ...  | Read
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Fauna first, humans next

In this new government of the people, blessed are those that walk on four legs....   | Read..

A parable in plaques to two former PMs

If a keener nose for publicity and communication put a BJP Prime Minister ahead of his election...   | Read..

20000 on IIT merit list

Nearly 20,000 students today made it to the JEE-Advanced merit list, clearing the final hurdle of the two-tier test that...   | Read..

July date for plea against Suhag

A petition challenging the appointment of Lt Gen. Dalbir Singh Suhag as the army chief-designate is likely to be heard b...   | Read..

Solar roof for trains to save fuel

Scientists have asked the railways to consider installing rooftop solar power panels on train coaches to meet their elec...   | Read..

Disaster management team quits

The vice-chairman of the National Disaster Management Authority and all its eight other members have resigned following ...   | Read..

Congress, NCP weigh new CM & poll terms

The Congress and ally NCP today discussed possible change of leadership in Maharashtra, besides seat-sharing and new par...   | Read..

Hurdle to choice of SC judge

The Narendra Modi government has asked the collegium that selects judges for the Supreme Court to reconsider the recommendat...   | Read..