The Telegraph
Thursday , July 31 , 2014

India sticks to food stocks stand that could derail WTO, but US optimistic

Updated: 31 July 2014, Wednesday, 17:40 hrs (IST)
US Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker held out hope that differences with India over a deal on easing global trade would be resolved and an agreement would be reached by the end of a World Trade Organisation deadline on Thursday....   | Read..

Opposition wants judicial probe, PM’s statement on Gadkari bugging issue

Updated: 31 July 2014, Wednesday, 14:50 hrs (IST)
The Opposition led by Congress on Thursday continued its assault on the government over reports that Union minister Nitin Gadkari’s residence was bugged, and pressed for a judicial probe....   | Read..

More bodies found in landslide slush near Pune, toll now 28

Updated: 31 July 2014, Thursday, 13:05 hrs (IST)
Rescuers have pulled out five more bodies from the slush and debris of the landslide that devastated Malin village near here on Wednesday following heavy rain. The death...   | Read..

Gen Dalbir Singh is new Army Chief

Updated: 31 July 2014, Wednesday, 14:50 hrs (IST)
General Dalbir Singh Suhag, whose appointment as Army Chief had kicked up a row, on Thursday took over as the head of the 1.3 million strong force succeeding Gen Bikram ...   | Read..

India gave `befitting’ reply to Pak after beheading incident, Gen Bikram Singh claims

Updated: 31 July 2014, Wednesday, 14:50 hrs (IST)
Gen Singh is retiring on Thursday after a tenure of 26 months as Army Chief. ...   | Read..

Union notice to housing complex: ‘Sit with us within 24 hours’

A housing complex on Park Street has been asked by a Trinamul trade union to “sit with its representatives within 24 hours” and “settle the matter” of...   | Read..

A leafy monument to Paul

Bodh Gaya got its name because Siddhartha sat cross-legged under a peepal tree and achieved enlightenment to become Gautam Buddha....   | Read..

Jharsuguda ready to soar

The state government and the Airports Authority of India (AAI) today inked a deal to develop the existing airport in the west Odisha industrial hub of Jharsuguda into a full-...   | Read..

Tempered alliance of trio

The JDU, RJD and Congress today struck what they described as a “grand secular alliance” against the BJP-led NDA for next month’s by-elections to 10 Assem...   | Read..

Genial jumbo killed in Palamau

The gentle giant of Palamau Tiger Reserve (PTR) is no more. Unidentified poachers shot 50-year-old beloved tusker Ganesh on the precincts of the national park yesterday, spli...   | Read..

Centre nixes change in act

The Centre today said it had no immediate plans to amend the Plantations Labour Act, 1951 since no state, including Assam, had submitted such a proposal....   | Read..

Protest against mining ban

Protesters took out a rally here today to point out the demerits of the National Green Tribunal order, saying the issue of starvation comes first as far as banning of coal mi...   | Read..

Cop vigil keeps Shilagain calm

The police did a commendable job in preventing a flare-up today at Shilagain after yesterday’s mob attack on tribal villagers left one dead and 39 injured, but members ...   | Read..
US secretary of state John Kerry arrived in New Delhi on Wednesday for the Indo-US strategic dialogue. Niggles over subjects ranging from nuclear ener ...  | Read
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