The Telegraph
Tuesday , July 1 , 2014

July hope after 3rd-driest June in 100 years

India’s rain watchers are counting on 113 years of weather data as they hope for normal rain in July after a 43 per cent deficit during June, the third-driest over the past century....   | Read..

Preity knight enters frame

An American relative of an Australian cricketer could be a key witness in Preity Zinta’s police case alleging former boyfriend Ness Wadia outraged her modesty durin...   | Read..

Image test for new govt

The Narendra Modi government today discovered how a reputation for administrative efficiency can attract uncomfortable demands for speed in decisions officials would rath...   | Read..

Guilty: lustful guard who destroyed two young lives

A high-rise watchman has been convicted of a young woman resident’s murder that sent a shiver down Mumbai society because the ruse the protector-turned-predator use...   | Read..

Modi balm for China

Narendra Modi’s government today for the first time publicly reassured Beijing that its overtures to Tokyo are not aimed at containing China, but accepted the ̶...   | Read..
Lt Gen. Ved Chaturvedi, who has taken over as the new director general medical services (army), in New Delhi on Monday. (PTI)
Nation Briefs
bullet Relief for Mallika
bullet Marital row
bullet Drug check
bullet Claim binned

Church sucked into port row

A Kerala fisherman who had moved court challenging the green clearance to a showpiece port proj...   | Read..

Jab at US over visa

For a long time, the US may not hear the last from the BJP on the “denial” of a vis...   | Read..

Modi wish: a Saarc satellite

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked India’s space agency to gift a satellite to its neighbours, amid concerns...   | Read..

Rahul is a Gandhi, not a ‘satta-mohi’

The Congress today formally endorsed party general secretary Digvijaya Singh’s observation that Rahul Gandhi was n...   | Read..

British Airways misplaces Amjad’s Ganga

Amjad Ali Khan’s voice nearly cracked over the phone. British Airways had done the unthinkable — changed the...   | Read..

Transfer relief for head teacher

The Kerala government today offered relief to the school headmistress transferred after she publicly expressed annoyance...   | Read..

Hunt to fill Gopal’s slot

The Supreme Court collegium has reportedly decided not to press for the appointment of Gopal Subramanium as an apex cour...   | Read..

Javadekar sends back latecomers

Information and broadcasting minister Prakash Javadekar today sent back around 200 secretarial staff who had arri...   | Read..

BJP on streets in heartland battle

The BJP today fought police batons and water cannons to protest spiralling crime in Uttar Pradesh in the second such pro...   | Read..

Narayanan puts in his papers

Bengal governor M.K. Narayanan today put in his papers, prompting the Mamata Banerjee government to rue the imminent dep...   | Read..

Online PF code for firms

Retirement fund body EPFO today launched an online registration facility that would help firms get their employers’ co...   | Read..