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Saturday, February 24, 2018
 

India

Border roads to link passes

First published on 29-Oct-2017
The Centre has sanctioned a proposal to build 50 roads over the next three years to connect the Himalayan passes as part of its border strategic development programme, Union home ministry sources said....   | Read..
 

Release reporter, says Cong

First published on 29-Oct-2017
The Congress on Saturday repeated its demand for the immediate release of journalist Vinod Verma, arrested by Chhattisgarh police for suspected blackmail and extortion of a minister with a "se......   | Read..
 

Bank fraud FIR on Gujarat firm

First published on 29-Oct-2017
The CBI has registered a fresh case against the Gujarat-based Sterling Biotech Ltd, already being investigated over charges of bribing senior tax officials, for allegedly swindling public sector ba......   | Read..
 

Nirmala turns to defence firms

First published on 29-Oct-2017
Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday directed her officials to address leading military firms' concerns over licensing and tax issues and reaffirmed the government's commitment to facili......   | Read..
 

Support for comedian

First published on 29-Oct-2017
Stand-up comedian Shyam Rangeela, who has said he was invited to a TV show and then told he could not mimic the Prime Minister or Rahul Gandhi, has received support from fellow artistes....   | Read..
 

The Bat Who Bet On Himself

First published on 29-Oct-2017
In the winter of 2008, Hardik Pandya told his family that he wanted to quit studies. He was in Class IX at the time. The chosen moment of declaration: post an under-16 Baroda vs Mumbai match. Hardi......   | Read..
 

'We have to engage with the Bengal government, there's no other way'

First published on 29-Oct-2017
Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee has made it clear that she will not allow division of the state; Prime Minister Narendra Modi seems to be on the same page. The Bharatiya Janata Party has not ......   | Read..
 

Jantar Mantar Chhoo Mantar!

First published on 29-Oct-2017
Shortcut mat karna," warns Hriday Sant Samrat Baba Ratan Lal Sahu Hindustani. He wants to make sure we have got his full name. He with his flowing beard and broken spectacles is sitting on lay......   | Read..
 

Hardik to Cong: explain Patel quota plan before Rahul trip, or else...

First published on 28-Oct-2017
Hardik Patel on Saturday asked the Congress to explain before November 3 how it plans to ensure quotas for Patels in government jobs and education, a fight that he has been leading since 2015....   | Read..
 

Kashmir cop tagged as deserter—after he is seen with guns on social media

First published on 28-Oct-2017
A policeman from south Kashmir’s Shopian district has deserted and joined the militants, Jammu & Kashmir police confirmed on Saturday, four days after he failed to report back from leave....   | Read..
 

Minister said to be in sex CD files files case against journalist, Cong chief

First published on 28-Oct-2017
Chhattisgarh PWD Minister Rajesh Munat has filed a complaint with the police against state Congress chief Bhupesh Baghel and senior journalist Vinod Verma for allegedly tarnishing his image through......   | Read..
 

Didi's Aadhaar battle in court

First published on 28-Oct-2017
The Mamata Banerjee government has petitioned the Supreme Court against the Centre's alleged push to make Aadhaar cards mandatory for extending the benefits of social welfare schemes....   | Read..
 

College rule waiver hope

First published on 28-Oct-2017
A committee formed by the University Grants Commission is expected to recommend waiver of the rule that allows only those assistant professors who have supervised research scholars to be appointed ......   | Read..
 

SC nod to cut central forces

First published on 28-Oct-2017
The Supreme Court on Friday allowed the Centre to withdraw seven companies of central forces from the Darjeeling hills for election duty and restrained Calcutta High Court from dealing with the mat......   | Read..
 

City-based Myanmar envoy dies in crash

First published on 28-Oct-2017
The Myanmar consul-general in Calcutta, Pyi Soe, was killed on Friday morning when his SUV skidded while trying to avoid a speeding bike and got crushed by an approaching truck on GT Road in Jharkh......   | Read..
 

Poll factor at play on Rahul D-day

First published on 28-Oct-2017
Rahul Gandhi's elevation as Congress president appears to have been put off till the elections in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh....   | Read..
 

India cautious on arc to counter China

First published on 28-Oct-2017
India has decided on a guarded approach to the call from the US and Japan to join other major Pacific Rim democracies such as Australia in creating an alternative arc of influence in the Indo-Pacif......   | Read..
 

JNU to start tech courses

First published on 28-Oct-2017
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has approved a JNU proposal to start engineering and management courses, drawing criticism from several faculty members who feared such "industry and job......   | Read..
 

68 let off in Shivaji 'slur' raid

First published on 28-Oct-2017
Sixty-eight members of Maratha outfit Sambhaji Brigade were on Friday acquitted over the ransacking of a research institute in 2004 to protest alleged "disparaging" remarks by a foreign a......   | Read..
 

Penalty bar on pension accounts

First published on 28-Oct-2017
Madras High Court on Friday restrained banks from levying penalty for not maintaining the minimum balance in accounts where monthly old-age pension is credited....   | Read..