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Mumbai bizman fights for his Rs 3.5 lakh used as bait to nail corrupt taxman.

A 72-year-old Mumbai businessman paid Rs 3.5 lakh as bait money on the CBI’s advice to entrap a..........

Beijing gearing up to meddle in Kashmir through CPEC, says Chinese media.

It is finally out in the open. The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will be Beijing’s road to Kashmir, state-run media has said, proving true India’s fear of China meddling in the dispute.........

China to deploy drones, wire fencing along Xinjiang border to prevent infiltration.

China will deploy drones, install surveillance cameras and barbed wire fencing to patrol the over 5,600-kilometre border of its restive Muslim-majority Xinjiang province bordering the PoK and...........

ISI chief visits Afghanistan amid heightened tensions.

Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar, the head of Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency, travelled to Afghanistan on Tuesday amid tensions between the two countries in an apparent bid to improve bilateral.....

Five arrested, weapons seized in anti-terror raid in France.

French anti-terror police on Tuesday arrested four men and one woman and seized weapons in raids just days before the presidential election run-off, sources said.............

Kabul: 8 civilians dead after suicide bomber targets NATO convoy, 28 injured.

A suicide bombing in the Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday killed eight people and wounded at least 28, officials said, in an attack on a convoy of armoured personnel carriers used by the NATO-led..........

I would be your president if FBI letter, leaks didn’t happen, says Hillary.

Six months after her stunning defeat in the run for the White House, Hillary Clinton has returned to public life. This time, she said on Tuesday, as a “citizen activist” and “part of the resistance”,.....

Islamic State attack on NATO convoy kills 8 Afghans, wounds 3 US soldiers.

A suicide car bomber struck a US military convoy in Kabul on Wednesday, killing at least eight Afghan civilians and wounding three US service members in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group.............

Trump, Putin agree to work together on Syria, discuss North Korea during phone call.

US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin signalled the prospect of increased cooperation in Syria on Tuesday, in what the White House called a “very good” phone discussion.........

Pakistan violates ceasefire again, targets Indian posts in J-K’s Mankote sector.

Pakistan on early Wednesday opened fire at Indian posts in Jammu and Kashmir’s Mankote sector, targetting positions close to the area where two Indian soldiers were killed in a cross-LoC raid.......

Swachh strides: Sanitation, cleanliness improved across India, says government survey.

A government study has found that its Swachh Bharat programme has significant improvement, with 82% of people surveyed reporting that they thought sanitation infrastructure was better than before..............

In 41 years, infant mortality rate dropped 68% as Indian economy grey 21 times.

Over 41 years to 2016, a national health programme for children has led to a 68% drop in India’s infant mortality rate (IMR), but the IMR of 41 deaths per 1,000 live births is still worse off than poorer......

In hunt for Mallya, India gears up to answer concerns over its prison system.

Indian investigators are preparing to answer questions about how the country will protect the human rights of Vijay Mallya during hearings on the beleaguered business tycoon’s extradition..............

Centre’s Namami Gange programme hits Mamata roadblock.

Namami Gange — the Narendra Modi government’s ambitious programme to clean and rejuvenate the river Ganga — is the latest central scheme to hit the roadblock in Mamata Banejee’s West Bengal............

Cong leader Kharge new chief of Parliament’s public accounts committee.

Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge is the new chairman of the 21-member Public Accounts Committee of Parliament................

I&B ministry to set up regulatory authority for private TV and FM channels.

The information and broadcasting (I&B) ministry will soon set up a one-stop regulatory authority to receive complaints against programmes on private radio and televisions channels and for broadcasting............

Gold digger: CISF constable helping smuggler gets greedy, then gets caught.

A gold-sharing dispute helped Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) authorities zero in on a head constable who was allegedly helping a smuggler sneak the precious metal into the country.............

Texas stabbings: One student killed, 3 wounded; suspect nabbed.

A man enrolled at the University of Texas went on a stabbing spree with a large hunting knife at the school’s Austin campus on Monday, killing one student and wounding three others also believed...........

Beijing gearing up to meddle in Kashmir through CPEC, says Chinese media.

It is finally out in the open. The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will be Beijing’s road to Kashmir, Chinese media has said, proving true India’s fear of China meddling in the dispute.........

We have now moved to war within states: Harvard historian David Armitage.

David Armitage is a renowned Harvard historian. His latest book, Civil Wars – A History in Ideas, has been hailed in the western academic community and media as a breakthrough in the study of civil wars..........

Trump and foot-in-mouth: Kim Jong-un, Duterte and the American civil war.

US President Donald Trump has said he will be “honoured” to meet North Korea’s Kim Jong-un and has invited controversial Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte to the White House and displayed..............

Drone captures devastation in Iraq’s Mosul.

An exclusive drone video obtained by CNN shows the scale of devastation in Mosul as the Iraqi army with support from a US-led international coalition is trying to recapture the largest city in...............

Pak resorting to proxies against India and Afghanistan, experts tell US Congress.

Afghanistan’s relationship with India is unacceptable to Pakistan, which is using proxies like Haqqani network and the Taliban against its neighbours, eminent experts have told US lawmakers..............

Rogue FBI woman spy married Islamic State terrorist: CNN.

An FBI translator with a top-secret security clearance married a key ISIS operative she was assigned to investigate in 2014, and served two years in prison before being released last year,.............

Canada’s Indian-origin defence minister says sorry for exaggerating his military role in Afghanistan.

Canada’s defence minister Harjit Sajjan has apologised in Parliament for claiming to have been the “architect” of the country’s largest battle in Afghanistan...................

India, Turkey condemn ‘double-standards’ in combating terrorism, to boost cooperation.

India and Turkey strongly condemned the “use of double standards” in combating terrorism and agreed to strengthen cooperation in effectively dealing with the menace both bilaterally and at multilateral..........

How India can respond to mutilation of Indian soldiers by Pakistan army.

Defence minister Arun Jaitley said the sacrifice of the two soldiers mutilated by the India’s neighbour in Poonch’s Krishna Ghati sector on Monday “will not go in vain,” with the army calling it a..............

While you were away: Top stories to bring you up to date.

Here’s a list of top 10 stories to bring you up to date. 1 - ‘A pre-planned operation’: How Pakistan army carried out an attack 250 metres inside............

Election Commission not happy with government’s stand on electoral bonds.

The election commission (EC) differs with the Centre’s view that introduction of electoral bonds will curb illegal money in political funding. Finance minister Arun Jaitley announced the proposal...........

‘Act decisively, go to extreme extent if needed’: Calls for action against Pakistan grow after Indian soldiers mutilated.

The Congress asked the government on Tuesday to act decisively against Pakistan, including going “to an extreme extent” if necessary, to respond to Monday’s attack in Kashmir where two Indian soldiers..........

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