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Mamata calls off China trip

Mamata Banerjee cancelled her seven-day China trip just hours before she was to board her flight on Friday night.
Our Bureau Jun 23, 2018 00:00 IST

On last day, SC judge asks a question

Justice Jasti Chelameswar, asked on Friday why a CPI leader had visited his home in January on the day he and three other judges of the Supreme Court held an unprecedented news conference, replied: "More important question is, who is meeting those who are in power and why?"
Jun 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Drip, drip, drip... decoded

A team of engineers announced on Friday that it had resolved the longstanding mystery of the source of sound from a dripping tap, widely considered annoying but a scientific curiosity for over a century.
G.S. Mudur Jun 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Glare on DeMo stash in bank linked to Shah

The Congress on Friday called for a thorough investigation into post-demonetisation deposits following revelations that a cooperative bank associated with BJP chief Amit Shah received Rs 745 crore in scrapped notes before these banks were barred from accepting them.
Our Special Correspondent Jun 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Focus on youths in Vohra appeal

Jammu and Kashmir governor N.N. Vohra on Friday asked top pro-India parties in the state for their cooperation in motivating youths to give up violence, the appeal coming on a day several militancy-related incidents rocked the Valley.
OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT Jun 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Four 'IS-linked' rebels shot

Security forces shot dead four militants from a purported Valley franchise of the Islamic State, including its chief Dawood Sofi, on Friday in the first counter-insurgency breakthrough since the imposition of governor's rule this week.
OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT Jun 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Jaitley blogs on Valley

Arun Jaitley on Friday defended the Narendra Modi government's "muscular policy" in Kashmir, saying terrorists needed to be dealt with firmly to protect the human rights of ordinary citizens and India's sovereignty.
Our Special Correspondent Jun 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Prakash sacked, new post for Kharge

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday sacked Mohan Prakash as general secretary, replacing him with veteran Mallikarjun Kharge who will look after the key state of Maharashtra.
Our Special Correspondent Jun 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Adventure sports curb

Uttarakhand High Court has banned white river rafting and paragliding in the state till the state government frames a transparent policy on adventure sports.
Jun 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Renaming row over Tipu Sultan

The BJP has threatened an agitation if the Haj Bhavan in Bangalore is renamed as Hazrat Tipu Sultan Haj Ghar, as proposed by many Muslim clerics and community leaders.
K.M. Rakesh Jun 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Messi fan missing, leaves 'suicide' note

A heartbroken Lionel Messi fan in Kerala has been missing since Argentina lost their World Cup match against Croatia on Thursday night.
K.M. Rakesh Jun 23, 2018 00:00 IST

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