The Telegraph
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
 

India

Togadia rift spills out in Gujarat

First published on 16-Jan-2018
Gujarat police formed four teams to trace Pravin Togadia, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader whose relations with Narendra Modi are frosty, after his supporters resorted to vandalism alleging that he had been arrested....   | Read..
 

Pak soldiers, rebels killed on Army Day

First published on 16-Jan-2018
India's security forces on Monday killed at least four Pakistani soldiers in "retaliatory" shelling across the Jammu border and eliminated five or six infiltrating militants in a gunfight......   | Read..
 

'Wiped' bird flu back

First published on 16-Jan-2018
India is scrambling to stamp out an outbreak of the highly contagious H5N8 bird flu virus that popped up last month in poultry birds in Dasarahalli village near Bangalore, about six months after In......   | Read..
 

Child, teen raped and murdered in Haryana

First published on 16-Jan-2018
A 15-year-old girl's brutalised body was fished out of a pond on Saturday and a middle-aged man was arrested for tormenting a 10-year-old on Sunday, as a series of rape cases soured the "#Beti......   | Read..
 

Cow reform for jail inmates

First published on 16-Jan-2018
The chief of the Haryana government's unique "cow service commission" has suggested building cow shelters in state prisons to help the inmates reform themselves and "cleanse their si......   | Read..
 

Twin protests against Netanyahu

First published on 16-Jan-2018
Two major protests took place against the Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu's six-day tour of India, here on Monday....   | Read..
 

Suggestion to punish parents

First published on 16-Jan-2018
A sub-committee of the highest advisory body on education has recommended including a provision for punishing parents if they don't send their wards to schools....   | Read..
 

Aadhaar to read face

First published on 16-Jan-2018
Facial authentication, along with any one of the other existing features, will be allowed as a verification method for Aadhaar from July to help those with worn-out finger prints and the aged....   | Read..
 

Hug and Haifa for Netanyahu

First published on 15-Jan-2018
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived here on Sunday on a six-day, three-city tour and was instantly enveloped by his counterpart in a bear hug, becoming the sixth visitor to receive a ......   | Read..
 

India, Israel sign 9 pacts

First published on 15-Jan-2018
India and Israel Monday inked nine pacts to boost cooperation in key areas, including cyber security, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu held extensiv......   | Read..
 

7 Pak soldiers killed in strikeback; Rawat says China LoC tiffs persist

First published on 15-Jan-2018
Seven Pakistani soldiers died and four were injured when the Indian Army retaliated against a breach of the ceasefire across LoC in Jammu & Kashmir’s Poonch district....   | Read..
 

UIDAI allows face recognition for Aadhaar authentication 

First published on 15-Jan-2018
The UIDAI has decided to allow face recognition for those who cannot offer fingerprints and iris scans, the two measures used now for its unique identity number Aadhaar....   | Read..
 

'Dawood threat' to Shia waqf chief

First published on 15-Jan-2018
Uttar Pradesh Shia waqf board chairman Wasim Rizvi has alleged receiving a call from a man who claimed to be an associate of gangster-terrorist Dawood Ibrahim and threatened to blow him up with his......   | Read..
 

Crores seized from farm ministry man supposed to keep plants safe from imported bugs 

First published on 15-Jan-2018
The Central Bureau of Investigation has recovered Rs 2.15crore in cash and jewellery worth about Rs 30lakh from the residence of a senior official of the Union agriculture ministry posted in Calcutta....   | Read..
 

With work on my mind, I don't risk using my scooter any more: Parrikar

First published on 15-Jan-2018
Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar has said he has stopped riding scooters because he is afraid of meeting with an accident....   | Read..
 

Scope to ramp up heat on Pakistan: Rawat

First published on 15-Jan-2018
Army chief Gen. Bipin Rawat on Sunday said political initiatives must go "hand in hand" with military operations in Jammu and Kashmir to bring peace and called for ramping up the offensiv......   | Read..
 

Nariman House awaits Moshe

First published on 15-Jan-2018
Moshe Holtzberg, 11, who lost his parents in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks and now lives in Israel, will this week return to the site of the tragedy for the first time....   | Read..
 

Job scheme swells farm yields

First published on 15-Jan-2018
The ponds and wells dug under the rural job guarantee scheme have boosted farmers' income by an average 15 per cent, a study has found....   | Read..
 

AirAsia issues job scam alert

First published on 15-Jan-2018
AirAsia India has asked job seekers to be wary about "unscrupulous individuals and recruitment agencies" after some employment-related emails that turned out to be fake surfaced in the na......   | Read..
 

Rubber threat to Northeast forests

First published on 15-Jan-2018
The expansion of rubber plantations across India's northeastern states may threaten the traditional rich diversity of the region's forests as has happened across southeast Asia, scientists have cau......   | Read..