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India is proud of ISRO's achievements: Modi
February 26, 2017 03:15 PM

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday heaped praises on the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), and said the country is proud of the space agency's achievements.

India making efforts to be clean: Modi
February 26, 2017 03:15 PM

Every citizen is making efforts towards a clean India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday.

Campus politics hurting academic freedom?
February 26, 2017 03:15 PM

The violent clashes between the right-wing ABVP and the Left-leaning student groups at Delhi University's Ramjas College are just a reminder of campuses turning into political battlegrounds, or are they also reflective of the premier educational institutions losing their academic freedom?

PM hails Indian interceptor missile success
February 26, 2017 02:29 PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the test of an interceptor missile gives India a "cutting edge competency" in the area of security.

Presidential Election: Joshi, Sushma among probables
February 26, 2017 02:29 PM

Who will be India's next President? Initial discussions in the BJP have catapulted veteran party leader Murli Manohar Joshi and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj as top favourites.

Canadian PM expected to visit India this year
February 26, 2017 01:52 PM

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to make a state visit to India later this year, India's High Commissioner-designate to Canada Vikas Swarup said here on Saturday.

Kejriwal approves 37% hike in minimum wage, calls it 'Holi gift'
February 26, 2017 01:46 PM

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday approved around 37 per cent hike in the minimum wages and termed it a "Holi gift" for the city's labour class. It now needs to be cleared by Lt. Governor Anil Baijal.

Won't ever join politics, says Nitish Kumar's son
February 26, 2017 01:46 PM

Unlike sons and daughters of other politicians in the country, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's only son, Nishant Kumar, says he has no interest in politics and he will never take the plunge.

'AIIMS nurse's death due to infrastructure gap'
February 26, 2017 01:46 PM

The AIIMS resident doctors on Saturday said "infrastructure lacunae" in the maternity operation theatre (OT) was the main reason behind a staff nurse's death during an operation.

Navy Chief to visit UAE, Oman
February 26, 2017 01:46 PM

Indian Navy chief Sunil Lanba will on Sunday begin a five day official visit to United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Oman, an official release said.

Naidu raps Chidambaram for Kashmir remarks
February 26, 2017 01:46 PM

Union Minster M. Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday termed former Home Minister P. Chidambaram's remarks on NDA government's Kashmir policy as "highly shocking and irresponsible".

Odisha registers 7.94% growth rate in 2016-17
February 26, 2017 01:46 PM

Odisha has registered a gross state domestic product (GSDP) growth rate of 7.94 per cent in 2016-17 against the national average rate of 7.1 per cent, the state government announced on Saturday.

Goa Governor convenes day-long assembly session on February 28
February 26, 2017 01:46 PM

Goa Governor Mridula Sinha on Saturday announced a day-long session of the state assembly to apparently avoid a constitutional crisis arising out of the outgoing house not having met for six months.

IndianOil repairs section of Mathura-Jalandhar pipeline
February 26, 2017 12:27 PM

State-run Indian Oil Corporation (IndianOil) on Saturday said that it has repaired and restored a section of its Mathura-Jalandhar pipeline where illegal tapping was detected.

Twins drown in washing machine
February 26, 2017 12:27 PM

In a freak incident, a pair of three-year-old twins drowned in a washing machine at their home after their mother left them playing as she stepped out briefly to purchase washing power from a nearby shop on Saturday, police said.

Six held for gangraping woman in Delhi
February 26, 2017 12:27 PM

 Delhi Police arrested six youths in connection with gang raped with a third year student of Delhi University in Faridabad.

Sheila Dikshit clarifies on 'immature' Rahul remark
February 25, 2017 08:32 PM

Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, in a U-turn on her earlier remark that party Vice President Rahul Gandhi was "still not mature", has clarified that he has "the sensitivity of a mature leader".

Campaigning for fifth phase of UP elections ends
February 25, 2017 08:21 PM

Campaigning for the fifth phase of assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh drew to a close on Saturday evening. Polling for 51 seats across 11 districts will be held on February 27, in which 1.84 crore voters will cast their votes including 96 lakh women.

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