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SC allows 2nd Italian marine to return home

Published on 26-May-2016
 Girone can stay in Italy till the International Arbitral Tribunal decides on the question of jurisdiction of India and Italy over the incident involving ship Enrica Lexie. PTI file photo

The Supreme Court on Thursday allowed Salvatore Girone, one of the two Italian marines accused...

Diplomats participate in Africa Day fete

Published on 26-May-2016
Mos for External Affairs V K Singh with Dean of Group of African Heads of Mission, Alem Tsehaye Woldemariam lights the lamp to inaugurate an exhibition as part of the Africa Day Celebration at ICCR in New Delhi on Thursday. PTI Photo

Following assurance from External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj that necessary steps would be taken...

Doctors to retire at 65

Published on 26-May-2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Rajnath Singh at the BJP's Vikas Parv rally to celebrate two years of the NDA rule at the Centre, in Saharanpur on Thursday. PTI Photo

In a bid to overcome doctors' shortage in the country, the Centre has decided to increase the...

Plea in SC against NEET exemption for states

Published on 26-May-2016
The petition filed by Madhya Pradesh Vyapam scam whistleblower Dr Anand Rai, along with medical student Sanjeev Shukla, contended that the Centre's U-turn on the test was taken purely on political considerations with mala fide intention. PTI file photo

An Indore-based doctor has approached the Supreme Court seeking direction to quash the ordinance...

Prez recalls India's support to China in UN in past

Published on 26-May-2016
The President is currently on a tour to China. His four-day visit to Guangzhou and Beijing comes at a time when China has stepped up its campaign to oppose India's bid for membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group. PTI file photo

Subtly nudging Beijing to stop opposing New Delhi's bid for seats in international high tables...

India to formally seek Lalit Modi's extradition

Published on 26-May-2016
Lalit Modi. PTI file photo

India will soon send a formal request to the United Kingdom to extradite former Indian Premier League (IPL)...

Defying BJP seniors, Swamy attacks Rajan again

Published on 26-May-2016
BJP leader Subramanian Swamy. PTI file photo

A day after BJP president Amit Shah distanced the party from direct attacks on the RBI governor, BJP...

Pranab asks Xi to stop shielding JeM chief

Published on 26-May-2016
President Pranab Mukherjee shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping at a meeting in Beijing on Thursday. PTI Photo

President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday nudged his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping to stop shielding...

China puts off Jammu-Lanzhou varsity MoU signing

Published on 26-May-2016
GRAND WELCOME: Chinese President Xi Jinping and President Pranab Mukherjee attend a welcoming ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, on Thursday. REUTERS

China has put off signing of a pact between one of its academic institutions and a varsity in Jammu...

Modi hard sells NDA govt's performance

Published on 26-May-2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi. PTI file photo

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said he has brought many changes that looked difficult...

Photo Gallery
Rishi Nair of Florida bites his metal after winning the 2016 National Geographic Bee...

Rishi Nair of Florida bites his metal after winning the 2016 National Geographic Bee...

Vehicles moving on a road during a dust storm in Bikaner...

Vehicles moving on a road during a dust storm in Bikaner...

Buddhist monks protest at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Thursday against killing of Tsering Tempa...

Buddhist monks protest at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Thursday against killing of Tsering Tempa...

College girls dressed in traditional attire perform cultural show during anniversary of NDA govt...

College girls dressed in traditional attire perform cultural show during anniversary of NDA govt...

Models walk on a ramp during fashion show of students of National institute of fashion technology...

Models walk on a ramp during fashion show of students of National institute of fashion technology...

President Pranab Mukherjee garlanding the bust of Tagore at Peking University...

President Pranab Mukherjee garlanding the bust of Tagore at Peking University...

Women of a tribal community take part in pitcher race during a tribal festival in Birbhum district..

Women of a tribal community take part in pitcher race during a tribal festival in Birbhum district..

The stray nilgai calf that was running frenzied near the Parliament House being rescued...

The stray nilgai calf that was running frenzied near the Parliament House being rescued...

A baby monkey continue to suckle as its mother try to quench its thirst from a drinking water tap...

A baby monkey continue to suckle as its mother try to quench its thirst from a drinking water tap...

World leaders at the start of the second working session of the G-7 summit meetings in Shima...

World leaders at the start of the second working session of the G-7 summit meetings in Shima...

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