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Arun Nagpal

Mrida: A new-age startup bringing hope to India's villages

Aug 31, 2017, 05:27 PM IST

Mrida, co-founded by Arun Nagpal, is a new-age startup that works only with underserved rural communities.

Donald Trump

Trump's new Afghan policy: Tough stand on Pak, greater role for India

World | Aug 22, 2017, 09:24 AM IST

Donald Trump on Monday sought a greater role for India in helping rebuild Afghanistan while he slammed Pakistan for offering safe havens to terrorist groups.

Jadav Payeng

70 years of Independence: How ‘Forest Man of India’ Jadav Payeng single-handedly planted 1,400 acres of forest

India | Aug 11, 2017, 08:24 PM IST

Payeng's quest began in 1979 when he was only 16 years old. During floods that year, a large number of snakes ashore on the sandbar.

An Army vehicle during an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir

Modernisation, preparedness: The challenges to overcome in India’s response to terrorism

India | Nov 16, 2017, 07:38 AM IST

As India gears up to celebrate 70 years of Independence, we take a look at how the menace of terror has haunted India and the challenges that lie in dealing with it

There were 274 known terrorist groups that carried out

From ISIS to Lashkar, 5 groups leading the terror menace globally

India | Nov 16, 2017, 06:42 AM IST

The Islamic State, Taliban, Al-Qaeda are most dreaded terror groups of the world and are responsible for over 50 per cent of all the deaths from terrorism in 2015.

RBI has cut lending rate by 25 basis points from 6.25 per

RBI cuts key rate: Five factors that triggered the decision

Aug 02, 2017, 04:25 PM IST

In first rate cut since October 2016, the Reserve Bank of India on Wednesday slashed benchmark lending rate by 25 basis points from 6.25 per cent to 6.0 per cent.

Amendment moved by Opposition was passed in Rajya Sabha

OBC Commission Bill: Govt embarrassed in RS, amendment moved by Opposition passed as ruling MPs miss voting

Politics | Jul 31, 2017, 10:32 PM IST

An amendment moved by the Opposition to a bill granting constitutional status to the OBC Commission was passed because many members of ruling NDA were absent from the House.

Shankersinh Vaghela could ruin the chances for Congress’

6 Gujarat Congress MLAs quit within 2 days: How Shankersinh Vaghela could roil Ahmed Patel's RS bid

Politics | Jul 28, 2017, 03:02 PM IST

Two more Congress MLAs quit the party to join BJP today, taking the count of MLAs quitting the grand old party to five since yesterday. The development makes the road tougher for Ahmed Patel's entry to the Rajya Sabha

Uproar in Rajya Sabha over SP leader Naresh Agarwal's

Uproar in Rajya Sabha over SP leader Naresh Agarwal's remarks on Hindu gods

Politics | Jul 19, 2017, 04:48 PM IST

Samajwadi Party's Rajya Sabha MP Naresh Agarwal quoted a verse he said he once read somewhere in 1991 that juxtaposed alcohol and Hindu gods.

There will be no shortage of beef in Goa, Parrikar assured

There will be no shortage of beef in Goa, assures CM Manohar Parrikar

Politics | Jul 18, 2017, 08:23 PM IST

CM Manohar Parrikar assured the Assembly on Tuesday that there will be no shortage of meat in Goa and his government has kept open its option of importing it from Karnataka.

Venkaiah Naidu has been chosen as NDA's vice-presidential

Venkaiah Naidu and his love for acronyms

Politics | Jul 17, 2017, 11:01 PM IST

A loyal Narendra Modi supporter, Naidu shares prime minister's penchant for acronyms.

Union Cabinet approves upgradation of road linking Manipur

Union Cabinet approves upgradation of road linking Manipur with Myanmar

Politics | Jul 12, 2017, 07:32 PM IST

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved upgradation of a 65-km-long National Highway in Manipur that connects the state capital Imphal with the Myanmar border.

SC reprieve to Arunachal Pradesh, Andaman-Nicobar from

SC reprieve to Arunachal Pradesh, Andaman-Nicobar from liquor ban along highways

India | Jul 12, 2017, 05:44 PM IST

Supreme Court has exempted Arunachal Pradesh and Andaman and Nicobar Islands from its order banning liquor vends within 500 metres of the national and state highways.

Rahul Gandhi attacks PM Modi on Amarnath Yatra attack

‘Modi’s policies have created space for terrorists in Kashmir’: Rahul Gandhi on Amarnath Yatra attack

Politics | Jul 12, 2017, 04:12 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi today targeted the BJP-led government at the Centre saying Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "policies have created space for terrorists in Kashmir."

Activists fume after Gujarat textbook terms 'roza' as

Activists fume after Gujarat textbook terms 'roza' as 'infectious disease', board says 'printing error'

India | Jul 11, 2017, 09:22 PM IST

Class IV Hindi textbook of the Gujarat Board has defined Urdu word "roza" as "an infectious disease that causes diarrhoea."

JK govt, Amarnath Board announce Rs 5 lakh reward for bus

Amarnath attack: Rs 5 lakh reward, bravery awards recommendation for bus driver Salim

India | Jul 11, 2017, 07:56 PM IST

While Guajarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said he would recommend Salim’s name for bravery awards, the J&K government and Amarnath Shrine Board separately announced rewards totalling Rs 5 lakh.

Amarnath attack draws international condemnation

Amarnath attack draws international condemnation, countries pledge support in fight against terrorism

India | Jul 11, 2017, 07:10 PM IST

The international community on Tuesday stood united in condemning the horrific attack on Amarnath Yatra pilgrims.

Tejashwi Yadav is the deputy of Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

Dispel graft charges within 4 days, JD(U) tells Tejashwi Yadav; no resignation, says RJD

Politics | Jul 11, 2017, 11:14 PM IST

JD(U) today asked the RJD to place facts before the public to dispel graft charges against Tejashwi Yadav.

US, India, Japan kick off Malabar Naval Exercise

Malabar 2017: US, India, Japan kick off naval exercise in a 'message' to China, others

India | Jul 10, 2017, 08:52 PM IST

The 21st edition of the three-nation Malabar Naval Exercise involving India, Japan and the US began today and will continue till July 17.

Many of the allowances allocated to Central govt employees

Family planning, diet, haircut, soap toilet: The many perks govt staff will soon part with

India | Jul 10, 2017, 07:40 PM IST

Many of the allowances allocated to Central government employees have been abolished after recommendations by the Committee on Allowances (CoA).