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Pakistani troops target BSF posts, two killed in ceasefire violation

In this file photo, residents show an unexploded rocket at a village along the LoC in Poonch. PTI

Two people were killed and seven others injured early on Saturday in heavy firing by the Pakistan Rangers on the Border Security Force posts near...

Panel set up to examine gas pricing formula

After assuming control at the Centre, the NDA government had postponed the implementation of the new gas pricing formula that was to come into effect from June. It deferred the decision on gas pricing by three months.  Reuters photo for representation purpose

The government on Friday formed a four-member panel of secretaries to "comprehensively" discuss the pricing formula for domestically produced natural gas...

Why no Oppn leader so far, SC asks Centre

A three-judge bench, presided over by Chief Justice R M Lodha, gave the Centre time till September 9 to clarify its position on the issue, or the court would interpret the rules to sync them with the current situation, wherein no party has been granted the post of LoP. PTI photo

The Supreme Court on Friday expressed concern over the absence of a Leader of Opposition (LoP) in the Lok Sabha, and said it would interpret......

Sushil Kumar is Delhi's brand ambassador

The LG nominated Commonwealth Games gold medallist and star wrestler Sushil Kumar as the new brand ambassador of Delhi. PTI file photo

Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung on Friday announced a two-fold increase in Delhi's budgetary allocation for sports...

Intoxicated man tied up mid-air, arrested

A drunk Indian passenger, who was tied up on board an Air India flight from Melbourne to Delhi after he created a mid-air ruckus, was...

Ganga water level precarious in Bihar

 BJP parliamentarian Shatrughan Sinha inspects a water drain system at Saidpur in Patna on Friday. PTI  photo

As the water level of the Ganga and many other rivers reached the danger mark at many places in Bihar, the Water Resources Department...

Uttar Pradesh flood toll nears 100; Centre assures help

The toll in flood-related incidents in different parts of Uttar Pradesh inched closer to 100 as the situation continued to remain grim in several eastern and central districts though the water levels of some rivers started receding. PTI photo

The toll in flood-related incidents in different parts of Uttar Pradesh inched closer to 100 as the situation continued to remain grim...

India to press for political solution to Lankan Tamils issue: Sushma

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj meets leaders from the Tamil National Alliance in New Delhi on Friday. PTI  photo

After striking positive notes with President Mahinda Rajapaksa's administration, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government on Friday reassured...

Hooda buries 'jeering' incident, meets Modi

Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Friday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi, three days after announcing that he would not share the stage with him. Hooda's office claimed that the chief minister was invited by Modi. PTI photo

Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Friday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi, three days after announcing that he would not share...

More time in prelims for visually challenged

Visually-challenged aspirants appearing for the Civil Services preliminary examination on Sunday will get extra 40 minutes each for two papers. PTI file photo

Visually-challenged aspirants appearing for the Civil Services preliminary examination on Sunday will get extra 40 minutes each for two papers...

UGC says circular on research, PhD fake

In a big relief to those pursuing research and doctoral programmes, the University Grants Commission on Friday said a circular...

ASI raises doubts about 'Buddha bowl' authenticity

As clamour grows for bringing back a 400-kg greenish-grey granite bowl kept at a museum in Afghanistan, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI)...

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