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Saturday, January 20, 2018
 

India

Mr. Ice Cool

First published on 20-Jan-2018
Russian President Vladimir Putin stripped off to his bathing trunks and immersed himself in the freezing waters of a lake on Thursday, observing an Orthodox Christian ritual to mark the feast of Epiphany....   | Read..
 

20 facing axe, AAP chops EC

First published on 20-Jan-2018
An activist-lawyer has said the Election Commission has recommended the disqualification of as many as 20 AAP legislators in Delhi for holding offices of profit....   | Read..
 

Tigers on degree, rabbits on doctorate

First published on 20-Jan-2018
India accounts for one-fourth of the estimated 7.5 million bachelor's degrees awarded worldwide in science and engineering but loses its top spot at the doctoral level where it slips to sixth, a re......   | Read..
 

Rail to Bengal: Share loss or lose routes

First published on 20-Jan-2018
The railways have said they will close down eight "unviable" train routes in Bengal unless the state bears half of the losses, setting up a fresh flashpoint between the Narendra Modi and ......   | Read..
 

Rescue Day on R-Day

First published on 20-Jan-2018
Loaded with symbolism, an uncommon protest to save the Constitution is set to unfold in Mumbai this Republic Day when the nation celebrates the majesty of the Constitution....   | Read..
 

Judge arms licence plea before Lalu verdict

First published on 20-Jan-2018
The Jharkhand judge who sent Lalu Prasad to a fresh term in prison had applied for firearm licences for himself, his son and daughter almost a month before he delivered the verdict in the fodder sc......   | Read..
 

Inside job on notes hot off the press

First published on 20-Jan-2018
The CISF on Friday held a deputy control officer on the charge of stealing two bundles of freshly minted Rs 200 notes from the currency printing press in Madhya Pradesh where he works by concealing......   | Read..
 

Cong sees chance to rip 'clean' Kejri

First published on 20-Jan-2018
The Congress sees the purported recommendation to disqualify 20 Aam Aadmi Party legislators as an opportunity to demolish Arvind Kejriwal's credentials as a proponent of clean politics rather than ......   | Read..
 

Mamata bats for Arvind

First published on 20-Jan-2018
Trinamul Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Friday came out in support of Arvind Kejriwal, describing the purported recommendation to disqualify 20 of his MLAs as "vendetta"....   | Read..
 

Rahul springs spoiler on Modi Mann invite

First published on 20-Jan-2018
If Prime Minister Narendra Modi was seeking a mann to mann talk, he got it on Friday from Rahul Gandhi....   | Read..
 

Heartland Congress loses its 'safed sher'

First published on 20-Jan-2018
Sriniwas Tiwari fancied himself as the " safed sher" of Rewa. Such was his clout that there was a time when a state-owned aircraft would always be at his disposal whenever he chose to tra......   | Read..
 

Kejriwal should quit as CM, says BJP

First published on 20-Jan-2018
The BJP said on Friday that Arvind Kejriwal had lost the moral right to continue as Delhi chief minister after 20 of his party's legislators were said to have been recommended for disqualification ......   | Read..
 

Construction in Doklam for troops: China

First published on 20-Jan-2018
China on Friday justified its massive construction activities in Doklam, describing it as "legitimate" and aimed at improving the lives of its troops and people....   | Read..
 

'Love' letter cited in rape acquittal

First published on 20-Jan-2018
The Supreme Court on Friday acquitted Peepli Live director Mahmood Farooqui in a rape case, noting that the complainant had expressed her "love" for him after the incident and that it was......   | Read..
 

More deaths in Pak shelling

First published on 20-Jan-2018
A BSF jawan and two civilians died and 24 were injured in fresh Pakistani shelling in Jammu villages on Friday, a day after a head constable and a 17-year-old girl were killed in similar attacks....   | Read..
 

Entry into 3rd nuclear club

First published on 20-Jan-2018
The Australia Group on Friday admitted India into the elite club for controlling the spread of chemical and biological weapons, making the country a member of three multilateral export control regi......   | Read..
 

Kerala IS recruit dies in Syria

First published on 20-Jan-2018
An Islamic State recruit from Kerala's Kannur district has been killed in Syria, police said here on Friday....   | Read..
 

Lawyers' plea on Shah discharge

First published on 20-Jan-2018
A city-based lawyers' association on Friday filed a public interest plea in Bombay High Court against the CBI's decision not to challenge a lower court order discharging BJP leader Amit Shah in the......   | Read..
 

Monday date for Loya plea

First published on 20-Jan-2018
Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra has posted for Monday the hearing of two petitions seeking a probe into the 2014 death of special CBI judge B.H. Loya, who was trying a case in which BJP leader A......   | Read..
 

India to debut with France on degrees

First published on 20-Jan-2018
India and France are to sign an agreement recognising each other's academic degrees, from high school upwards, as equivalent with the exception of medicine and law degrees....   | Read..