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Thursday , July 24 , 2014

Air Algerie flight that went missing had crashed in sandstorm over Mali

Updated: 24 July 2014, Thursday, 19:40 hrs (IST)
An Air Algerie flight crashed on Thursday en route from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers with 110 passengers on board, an Algerian aviation official said....   | Read..
• Air Algerie flight missing with 110 passengers over Mali

Cabinet clears higher FDI of 49% in insurance, but mandates Indian control

Updated: 24 July 2014, Thursday, 17:10 hrs (IST)
The Cabinet on Thursday allowed a higher foreign direct investment level in insurance of 49 per cent, against 26 per cent at present, with a rider that management control wil...   | Read..

Decision soon on FDI in rail, defence

Updated: 24 July 2014, Thursday, 17:15 hrs (IST)
The government may soon take a decision on easing foreign direct investment (FDI) in the Railways and Defence production, with the Department of Industrial Policy & Promo...   | Read..

In Telangana, 12 kids die as train hits school bus at unmanned rail crossing

Updated: 24 July 2014, Thursday, 14:51 hrs (IST)
Thirteen people, including 12 school children, were killed and 15 other children seriously injured when a train rammed into their bus at an unmanned railway crossing in Masayipet village of Telangana's Medak district on Thursday. ...   | Read..

In another Telangana, Sania cites Hyderabad roots, tells politicians not to waste time

Updated: 24 July 2014, Thursday, 15:07 hrs (IST)
Indian tennis star Sania Mirza on Thursday hit out at politicians for raising objections to her being appointed as Telangana's brand ambassador, saying that her family...   | Read..

Prejudice finger at food-rage MPs

A Shiv Sena MP who stuffed a chapatti into the mouth of a fasting Muslim last week is passing it off as a “spur-of-the-moment” response to the quality of food served at the New Maharashtra Sadan near Connaught Place in New Delhi....   | Read..

Apology not enough for some crimes: HC

The Bengal government’s pleader today expressed inability to articulate in court the administration’s stand on Tapas Paul’s speech in which the Trinamul...   | Read..

India sticks to tradition on Gaza vote

India voted alongside 28 other nations against Israel’s military assaults in the Gaza strip in a late evening vote at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva amid a d...   | Read..

Rajdhani close shave in Red land

Passengers of the Bhubaneswar Rajdhani bound for New Delhi had a narrow escape when an advance pilot engine detected a damaged stretch of railway tracks in Maoist-affected Au...   | Read..

Maoist scare trips corridor work

Top Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda has been nabbed last week, but the north-south corridor that runs through 12 tribal-dominated districts of the state continues to face thr...   | Read..

Extra hours put in to get varsity ready

The construction work at the Nalanda University’s makeshift campus is going on at war footing as the first academic session is set to start from September 1....   | Read..

CM reads drought riot act to DMs

Chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi pulled up officials inside the Assembly today for misleading him on the drought situation in the state during a videoconference with distr...   | Read..

Plot scam heat singes House

The issue of nine influential people taking houses from the development authority by submitting false affidavits rocked the Assembly here today. ...   | Read..

Award in Florida, slap in Mumbai

The plight of a cancer patient in India who had summoned the stamina to challenge the tobacco industry in a consumer forum five years ago contrasts with the multi-billion-dol...   | Read..

Not a global magnet yet, but getting there

Jharkhand’s popularity among foreign tourists is showing a healthy spurt every year even though the number is much below the six-figure mark while domestic inflow is st...   | Read..
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Insurance drive banks on Cong
Finance minister Arun Jaitley has decided to go ahead with raising the foreign direct investment ce...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Tutor thrashes 3-yr-old on CCTV
A private tutor has been caught on camera punching and kicking a three-year-old boy behind closed do...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Talks inside, muscle-flexing outside
Eastern Coalfields Ltd (ECL) and unions could not arrive at a consensus today at a meeting called a...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Nalanda ready for debut
The 40 first-batch students of Nalanda University would get double the space of tourists in Tathaga...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Syndrome mystery in viral fight
Union health minister Harsh Vardhan today offered Bengal emergency consultations on the encephaliti...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
The reticent chronicler
Granville “Red” Austin, 87, passed away at his home on Capitol Hill in Washington DC on July 6. His ...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Mushtaq: India have a young team out to make its identity
Mushtaq 'Mushy' Mohammed, a former captain of Pakistan, spoke to The Telegraph from Birmingham on W...   | Read.. 
International RSS
UN launches Gaza probe
The UN today launched an international inquiry into human rights violations and crimes that may hav...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
TCS in milestone march
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), India's largest software services player, today became the first d...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Tippler and tease torment in school
A middle school in Harmu in the heart of capital Ranchi has become an easy target for eve-teasers in...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Gogoi reviews encephalitis steps
Chief minister Tarun Gogoi today reviewed the health scenario in the state with Japanese encephalit...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Odias on Glasgow turf
Odia sportspersons had contributed to India's medal tally in weightlifting and athletics at the 2010...   | Read..