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Jallikattu ordinance imminent as Law, Environment give nod

Published on 20-Jan-2017
People gather for a mass protest to support Jallikattu in Coimbatore on Friday. PTI Photo

Decks were cleared tonight for promulgation of an ordinance by the Tamil Nadu government for conducting Jallikattu with the ...

Conspiracy to kill BJP leaders: Accused deported to India, held

Published on 20-Jan-2017
The accused, identified as Syed Zakeer Raheem, was arrested by the Saudi authorities in May last year. Reuters FIle photo

A man accused of hatching a conspiracy to kill certain BJP leaders based in south India has been deported by the Saudi authorities...

Separate settlements for Kashmiri Pandits unacceptable: Geelani

Published on 20-Jan-2017
In a statement here, Geelani said, 'We will welcome return of Pandits to the Valley. However any separate colony for their settlement is unacceptable.' File photo

A day after Jammu and Kashmir Assembly passed a resolution for the return of displaced Pandits to the Valley, hardline Hurriyat...

PM laments depts working in silos, settling disputes in courts

Published on 20-Jan-2017
The Prime Minister said there was a need for an institutional arrangement which enables excellence in sports as every government wants to popularise games. PTI photo

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked various arms of the government to function in cohesion under a broad vision and lamented ...

JNU to deduct salary of teachers for participating in strike

Published on 20-Jan-2017
The JNU Teachers Association (JNUTA) had observed a day-long strike on January 17 in protest against several notices to faculty members for addressing a student protest against the decisions taken at the council meetings. PTI FIle photo for representation purpose

JNU teachers, who participated in a day-long strike, will lose a day's salary, the varsity authorities have said. "Under the ...

Working to reduce transaction cost on online payments: RBI to PAC

Published on 20-Jan-2017
 RBI Governor Urjit Patel along with Deputy Governor R Gandhi and other senior functionaries appeared before Parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) for oral evidence on 'Review of Monetary Policy'. Reuters file photo

RBI today informed a parliamentary panel that it is working on a mechanism to bring down transaction cost...

ED issues summons to Zakir Naik

Published on 20-Jan-2017
 Officials said today the agency has issued the summons to Naik under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) and has asked him to appear by this month-end. DH FIle photo

The ED has issued summons to Zakir Naik as part of its probe against the controversial preacher and his Islamic Research ...

Rail link plan with Bhutan, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Nepal: Prabhu

Published on 20-Jan-2017
 Prabhu said work was on to connect all the eight state capitals of the north-east, so that the tourism potential of the region gets a boost. PTI FIle Photo

The Centre is mulling linking neighbouring countries like Bhutan, Myanmar, Bangladesh and Nepal through the railways...

Symbol war: Mulayam camp did not dispute numerical strength favouring Akhilesh

Published on 20-Jan-2017
Supporters celebrate after EC's recognition of to the Akhilesh Yadav faction as the Samajwadi Party and allotting 'bicycle' symbol to it in Mirzapur on Tuesday. PTI Photo

The decision of Mulayam Singh Yadav not to dispute the numerical strength claimed by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav ...

Independent thinking is under threat: Manmohan Singh

Published on 20-Jan-2017
Former prime minister Manmohan Singh. PTI file Photo

Independent thinking and free expression in Indian universities "are now under threat", former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today ...

Photo Gallery
Army officers stand on Indian Army's Pinaka multi-barrel rocket launcher system...

Army officers stand on Indian Army's Pinaka multi-barrel rocket launcher system...

75,000 people gather for a mass protest to support Jallikattu in Coimbatore...

75,000 people gather for a mass protest to support Jallikattu in Coimbatore...

Students of an art school apply finishing touches to a portrait of President elect Donald Trump...

Students of an art school apply finishing touches to a portrait of President elect Donald Trump...

A worker removes snow from the roof of a hotel on a sunny day in Gulmarg, west of Srinagar...

A worker removes snow from the roof of a hotel on a sunny day in Gulmarg, west of Srinagar...

President Pranab Mukherjee with West Bengal Governor KN Tripathi, Chief Minister...

President Pranab Mukherjee with West Bengal Governor KN Tripathi, Chief Minister...

Bollywood actress Soha Ali Khan taking selfie with the newly launched Samsung C9 Pro mobile...

Bollywood actress Soha Ali Khan taking selfie with the newly launched Samsung C9 Pro mobile...

Camel-mounted BSF soldiers participate in rehearsal for the Beating Retreat ceremony...

Camel-mounted BSF soldiers participate in rehearsal for the Beating Retreat ceremony...

Students form a human chain to display VOTE at an awareness campaign Jalandhar...

Students form a human chain to display VOTE at an awareness campaign Jalandhar...

Children holding national flags as they ride on a modified motorcycle ahead of the Republic...

Children holding national flags as they ride on a modified motorcycle ahead of the Republic...

Workers busy installing flower pots as part of the Republic Day Flower show at Glass House...

Workers busy installing flower pots as part of the Republic Day Flower show at Glass House...

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