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Three union ministers increase assets in five months

The assets of at least three union ministers have increased since they assumed office five months ago, a joint statement by the National Election Watch and Association of Democratic Reforms said Friday.

Country proud of your valour, PM greets ITBP

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday greeted the Indo-Tibetan Border Police on its 53rd Raising Day and said the country was proud of the valour and service of its men and officers.

NIA chief takes stock of Burdwan blast probe

NIA chief Sharad Kumar Friday arrived in West Bengal’s Burdwan district to take stock of the investigation into the Oct 2 blast in which militant outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh is suspected to have been involved.

Haryana paanwala gets Rs.132 crore power bill

A paan or betel-leaf seller in Haryana has got a shocker of an electricity bill this Diwali. His bill is a whopping over Rs.132 crore.

Pension scheme for 40 lakh families in UP

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav will launch a pension scheme for 40 lakh families, including those belonging to the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes and minorities

Delhi fire department gets 293 calls on Diwali

The Delhi Fire Services (DFS) received 293 calls the highest in the past five years on Diwali Thursday, an official said Friday.

Bangalore police still looking for child’s attacker

Police are sweating out to find vital clues in the alleged sexual assault of a three-year-old child in an elite school here Oct 21

Modi to celebrate Diwali with soldiers at Siachen Glacier

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will begin his Diwali visit to Jammu and Kashmir Thursday by celebrating the festival of lights with the soldiers at the Siachen Glacier.

Bengal’s Siliguri caught in ’silver rush’

Siliguri, Oct 22 (IANS) West Bengal’s Siliguri city Wednesday witnessed a silver rush as hundreds of people jostled among themselves to lay their hands on millions of tiny silver-coloured balls scattered all along the national highway.

Modi’s second round of radio address Nov 2 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s second round of "Mann Ki Baat" radio programme will be held Nov 2, a statement said here Wednesday.

India warns Pakistan of more pain in Kashmir fighting

India warned Pakistan on Tuesday of more "pain" if it continued to violate a ceasefire on their disputed border in Kashmir

Civilian injured in Pakistan shelling dies

A resident of Jammu district who was wounded in Pakistan shelling Oct 6 succumbed to his injuries here late Monday night.

Southwest monsoon makes way for northeast monsoon

Southwest monsoon has withdrawn from entire India on October 18, the same day that Northeast monsoon rains commenced over TN, Kerala and adjoining areas of South AP and Karnataka


Order on framing of charges in 2G money laundering Oct 31

A special court on the 2G spectrum case Monday said it will deliver Oct 31 its order on the framing of charges over alleged laundering of money against former telecom minister A. Raja, among others.

Prime Minister Modi meets top military officers at Combined Conference

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met top military officers at the defence ministry War Room here Friday at a time when tension continues along the border.

Congress leader dies of gunshot wounds

Congress leader and former Ghaziabad municipal councillor Hari Mohan Kaushik died Saturday, two days after being shot at five times, hospital sources said.

Want to put environment ministry on autopilot: Javadekar

Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar said Friday that he wanted to put the environment ministry in "autopilot"

Pakistan must stop unprovoked firing: Jaitley

Pakistan must stop this unprovoked firing and shelling on the border in Jammu and Kashmir, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday.

Boy set ablaze by army men in Hyderabad dies

An 11-year-old boy, who was set ablaze by unidentified military men, died at a hospital Thursday.

Cyclone Hudhud threatens Odisha, AP

Cyclone Hudhud, which is heading for the South Odisha and North Andhra Pradesh coastline, may be as severe as Cyclone Phailin that struck the same area last year


BJP banks on Munde’s daughter Pankaja

Pankaja Munde, elder daughter of former Union Minister Gopinath Munde who died in a road accident in New Delhi, is the new OBC face of the BJP

Infosys bids adieu to co-founder Kris

Global software major Infosys Ltd. Wednesday bid farewell to S. Gopalakrishnan on retiring from the firm

Burdwan blast points to TMC leader’s link

Security agencies digging deep into the Burdwan terror matrix see links between the Thursday’s accidental blasts

Police seize cash stashed in Ajit Pawar’s vehicle

Maharashtra Police have seized Rs.4.85 lakh from a car allegedly belonging state deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar

Power crisis continues in Uttar Pradesh

The power crisis in Uttar Pradesh deepened on Thursday with the PLF in most of the units tripping

SC allows those with no Aadhaar to file IT returns

The Supreme Court on Friday upheld validity of law making it mandatory to link PAN cards with Aadhaar...

Differences over Congress-CPI(M) alliance in WB; senior leader expelled

A file photo of AIDWA general secretary Jagmati Sangwan.......

Bangladesh laments ’vegetarian’ Modi’s inability to savour its culinary delights

Television channels in Dhaka covering the maiden visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, never fail to mention - with just a hint of pain — that he would be having a vegetarian...

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