The Telegraph
Friday , May 6 , 2016

India to open consulate in IS conflict zone

India has decided to open a consulate in the Kurdish-dominated northern Iraqi city of Erbil on the edge of see-saw battles two separate coalitions are waging against the Islamic State, in a rare...   | Read..

BPO defence for diesel cabs

The Centre today urged the Supreme Court to extend the April 31 deadline for phasing diesel cabs out of Delhi, citing the security of women BPO employees and linking it to...   | Read..

Cattle trade heat on govt

The Opposition today cornered the government in the Rajya Sabha over growing incidents of attacks on cattle traders.   | Read..

Saints oppose 'politics' at Kumbh

Acharya Narendra Giri, the head of an influential body of saints, today spoke out against BJP chief Amit Shah's planned "dip of harmony" with Dalits and tribal...   | Read..

SC medical test query

The Supreme Court today asked the Centre's opinion on a proposal to exempt states that have already held, or are in the process of holding, medical entrance tests from the...   | Read..

Life for killers of Samaritans

Four hoodlums who had murdered two young men in Mumbai five years ago for thwarting their attempts to molest three women were sentenced to life terms today.   | Read..

Vomiting Kanhaiya taken to AIIMS

JNU students' union president Kanhaiya Kumar was taken to hospital this evening after spending most of the day at the university health centre, feebly arguing with doctors...   | Read..

New navy chief appointed

The government has appointed Vice-Admiral Sunil Lanba as the next chief of naval staff. He will take over from Admiral R.K. Dhowan, who retires on May 31.   | Read..

Cong sees chopper 'conspiracy' by PM

The Congress today declared that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was "personally conspiring" to implicate its top leadership in the AgustaWestland helicopter scam,...   | Read..

KG ammo to return Agusta fire

If the BJP has tried to corner Congress over AgustaWestland, the Opposition party has mounted a counter-offensive over the KG Basin "scam".   | Read..

Maneka rules out anganwadi pay hike

Maneka Gandhi today dashed hopes of a pay hike for millions of women who work at the grassroots and are the real but unacknowledged faces behind any government campaign to...   | Read..

Railway sends waterTrain, UP sees politics

A water train waits at Bundelkhand's Jhansi railway station. But the Akhilesh Yadav government says although the region is going through a water crisis, it doesn't need...   | Read..

Land bill trouble

The Narendra Modi government today said it was in a fix on changes in the land acquisition law, unable to "move forward or go backward".   | Read..

You name it, Amma gifts it

A free mobile against every ration card, a 50 per cent subsidy for young women to buy mopeds or scooters, and 100 units of power free for every household.   | Read..

This time, chemistry clicks

Five years ago, one month to the day, the DMK and the Congress had enacted the "coalition dharma" in a ritualistic fashion at the same venue as Tamil Nadu went to...   | Read..

Milk tragedy

Two children, aged 4 and 5, died today after milk served during the midday meal at a Mathura school sent 40-odd pupils to hospital yesterday. Two others are critical.   | Read..
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