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Siachen bravehearts: Over 150 soldiers and two canines

Published on 09-Feb-2016
 The rescue teams had the arduous task of breaking through 25-30 ft of blue ice, which is harder than concrete, and had to chip it away inch by inch, army officials said explaining the rescue operation. PTI Photo

Dogged determination of over 150 soldiers helped by two canines, Dot and Misha, besides earth penetrating radars and special ice cutting equipment...

Why ban needed when documentary available on internet, asks HC

Published on 09-Feb-2016
Counsel for the petitioner contended that as per the RTI reply received, the Centre has claimed that it has all statutory powers to impose prohibitory orders on various grounds including law and order problem. PTI File Photo.

Delhi High Court today wondered what purpose does the ban on a controversial documentary on December 16 gangrape case serve when it is available on...

Siachen tragedy: Jaya announces Rs 10 lakh each to kin of 4 TN jawans

Published on 09-Feb-2016
Chief Minister Jayalalithaa. PTI file photo

Tamil Nadu government today announced Rs 10 lakh each to the families of four army jawans...

It's a rebirth for us, says jawan's wife

Published on 09-Feb-2016
Mahadevi said the family was going through a painful  ordeal after the members came to know of the tragedy, but the  news of his survival brought smiles back on faces. Screen grab.

"It is a rebirth for all of us," said Mahadevi, wife of Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad, with a sense of relief as the family reacted...

Maha favours lifting ban on women at Haji Ali

Published on 09-Feb-2016
 Haji Ali shrine. Image courtesy Twitter.

The Maharashtra government today favoured lifting of the ban on entry of women into the sanctum sanctorum of the Haji Ali shrine unless its controlling......

DDCA withdraws plea seeking occupancy certificate for T20 WC

Published on 09-Feb-2016
The Delhi District Cricket Association (DDCA) made its request to withdraw the application before a bench of Justices S Muralidhar and Vibhu Bakhru, which was accepted. PTI file photo

DDCA today withdrew its plea from Delhi High Court seeking occupancy certificate from...

Siachen braveheart comatose, condition critical: Army

Published on 09-Feb-2016
Lance Naik Hanamanthappa. Image courtesy Twitter.

Lance Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad, who was miraculously found alive after remaining buried...

Maintain sanctity of Constitution: Prez to Governors

Published on 09-Feb-2016
President Pranab Mukherjee. PTI file photo

Amidst controversies over the role of Governors, President Pranab Mukherjee today said...

Ram temple: RSS to counter 'disinformation' on social media

Published on 09-Feb-2016
BJP leader and former Union Minister Subramanian Swamy, who is actively pursuing the Ram Janambhoomi movement case in court, will provide perspective on the entire issue to RSS sympathisers at a seminar on February 20 here for handling social media like Twitter and Facebook. PTI File Photo.

Raising the pitch on Ram temple issue, RSS will now train its volunteers and sympathisers so that they can check the alleged "disinformation campaign"...

Builder liable to compensate buyer for delay: Court

Published on 09-Feb-2016
 The court passed the order in a civil suit filed by Central Delhi residents Rajesh and Manoj Mittal, who had booked a plot in TDI City in Haryana's Sonepat in January 2006. PTI File Photo.

Builders cannot demand hidden charges which are not part of their contract with buyers and are liable to pay compensation for delaying delivery...

Photo Gallery
Devotees gather to take holy dip at Har ki Pauri on the occasion of Somvati Amavasaya...

Devotees gather to take holy dip at Har ki Pauri on the occasion of Somvati Amavasaya...

A view after heavy snowfall in Kufri near Shimla...

A view after heavy snowfall in Kufri near Shimla...

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi dressed as Lord Ram during the Nagaon Bhaona Samaroh...

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi dressed as Lord Ram during the Nagaon Bhaona Samaroh...

Pakistani Squash team poses with their medals at the 12th South Asian Games...

Pakistani Squash team poses with their medals at the 12th South Asian Games...

Indian tennis players pose for photographs with their medals...

Indian tennis players pose for photographs with their medals...

Weightlifter Pradeep Singh of India after winning gold in 94 kg wrestling...

Weightlifter Pradeep Singh of India after winning gold in 94 kg wrestling...

Gold medal winner Rajani of India poses after 69 kg wrestling event...

Gold medal winner Rajani of India poses after 69 kg wrestling event...

Gold medal winner Vikas Thakur (C)during medal presentation ceremony of 85 kgs weightlifting...

Gold medal winner Vikas Thakur (C)during medal presentation ceremony of 85 kgs weightlifting...

American warship Antietam in Visakhapatnam...

American warship Antietam in Visakhapatnam...

Delhi Dabang(Red) and Bengal Warriors(Blue) players in action during Pro Kabaddi season 3...

Delhi Dabang(Red) and Bengal Warriors(Blue) players in action during Pro Kabaddi season 3...

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