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Wednesday , January 20 , 2016
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Militants kill 19 in attack on Pakistan university named after Frontier Gandhi

Jan 20, 2016
A group of militants stormed a university in volatile northwestern Pakistan on Wednesday, killing at least 19 people and wounding dozens as the army hunted for any gunmen still holed up on the...   | Read..

Smriti decries bid to politicise Vemula's death, says even Cong MP had written about issue

Jan 20, 2016
The government on Wednesday asserted that the death of a doctoral candidate at Hyderabad Central University was being maliciously portrayed as a caste battle by interested...   | Read..

5th navigation satellite launched

Jan 20, 2016
India successfully launched the fifth of a constellation of navigation satellites on Wednesday, as part of a programme that will reduce dependency on the United States'...   | Read..
5-letter nudge from HRD
Quote of the day

Was not my day, but let's keep going


after crashing out of the Australian Open

Nation RSS
Twitter-happy PM falls silent on suicide
As in Dadri, so in Hyderabad - till late tonight at least.   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Bar on housing estate unions
Calcutta High Court ruled on Tuesday that employees of a housing complex do not have the right to fo...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
One word preoccupies Didi's mind: 'Alliance'
Mamata Banerjee today said Bengal wanted a "people's alliance" and added there was no use ...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Drains hold wide-roads hope
All major drains in Patna will get concrete covers and roads laid over them in a move meant to decon...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Glare on MP ambulance
Justice Dipankar Dutta of Calcutta High Court today passed an order directing the district magistrat...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Project for improvement
The Indian bureaucracy has implemented and managed some complex projects since Independence. Hydroel...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Ravi Shastri: Staying No.1 the hardest bit in any sport
Ravi Shastri, the team director, spoke to The Telegraph from Canberra early on Tuesday.   | Read.. 
International RSS
We've defeated shale revolution, says Opec
Opec was on the verge of claiming victory over its North American rivals last night after its strat...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Hurdles to Hind Zinc rump sale
The Supreme Court today stymied the sale of the Government of India's 29.54 per cent rump stake in H...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Freedom hill's tallest task
Size is all that'll matter this Saturday.   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Promises flow from land & water
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today set the tone for the BJP's election campaign in Assam by holding ...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Windsurf & explore Mahanadi
Now, you can enjoy windsurfing in the Mahanadi river with scuba diver Sabir Bux imparting lessons in...   | Read..