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Army personnel injured in cross-LoC shelling in Poonch

Srinagar: An Army soldier was injured after the armies of India and Pakistan armies exchanged gunfire along the Line of Control in Krishna Ghati...

Healthcare services in Delhi to take a hit as doctors go on strike

New Delhi: Healthcare services at government and private hospitals in the national capital will be hit on Monday as scores of doctors, including those...

Rupee slips 9 paise to 69.89 vs USD in early trade

Mumbai: The rupee depreciated by 9 paise to 69.89 against the US dollar in early trade Monday on weak opening in domestic equities and rising...

8 of family on way to see Taj Mahal killed in road accident

Mathura (UP): Eight members of a Greater Noida family on their way to the Taj Mahal were killed when their car rammed into a truck...

Minor girl among 3 injured in cross-LoC shelling along LoC in J&K’s Poonch

Jammu: Three civilians, including an 11-year-old girl, were injured as the armies of India and Pakistan exchanged gunfire at forward posts along the LoC in...

Gunfight ensues following CASO in south Kashmir’s Achabal

Anantnag: Gunfight ensued between militants and government forces in Badoora village of Achabal in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district Monday morning.  Reports said that acting on inputs...

PM invites chiefs of all parties to deliberate upon ‘one nation, one election’ issue

New Delhi: Chairing an all-party meeting on the eve of the first session of the new Lok Sabha, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday invited...

AN-32 crash: Bodies to be brought ‘in stages’

New Delhi: The Indian Air Force has said that the mortal remains of the 13 men killed in the June 3 AN-32 crash and...

I&B ministry annoyed over English credits by vernacular TV channels

New Delhi: The Ministry of Information & Broadcasting has taken umbrage of some Hindi and regional language channels, who it said are displaying credits...

Kashmiri, Dogri works among Sahitya Akademi winners

Bal Sahitya Puraskar and Yuva Puraskar announced New Delhi: Six books of children’s poetry, including works by Vijay Sharma (Dogri) and Naji Munauwar (Kashmiri) have...

New union ministers call on VP, apprise him of activities undertaken

SRINAGAR: The new ministers in the Union Cabinet have called on the Vice President of India M Venkaiah Naidu and apprised him of the...

Pollution worse in Indian cities as registered vehicles up by 700 times since 1951:...

New Delhi: Exposure to toxic vehicular pollution has worsened in India due to staggering pace of motorisation, with the number of registered vehicles going...

Health Ministry proposes to ban electronic smoking devices by classifying them as ‘drugs’

New Delhi: Going tough on Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS), including e-cigarettes, the health ministry has proposed to classify such alternative smoking devices as...

Wreckage of missing AN-32 aircraft found in Arunachal

New Delhi: The wreckage of the AN-32 aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) was spotted on Tuesday 16 km north of Lipo in...

GoI to train Madrasa teachers in mainstream subjects

NEW DELHI: The GoI will providing be provide training to Madrasa teachers across the country from various institutions in mainstream subjects such as Hindi,...

Conviction will act as a deterrent: Mayawati

Lucknow: BSP chief Mayawati Tuesday said the conviction in the horrific Kathua gang rape-murder case will serve as a deterrent and prevent people from...

Army chief asks Kashmiri students to help create peaceful atmosphere

New Delhi: Army chief General Bipin Rawat Monday asked a group of Kashmiri students to contribute towards creating a peaceful atmosphere in Kashmir and...

CVC awaits sanction to prosecute 123 corrupt govt employees; 45 from banks

New Delhi: The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) is awaiting sanction from different organisations to prosecute 123 government employees, including IAS officers and those working...

Draft language policy calls for pragmatic language policy: VP

BENGALURU: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said the draft National Education Policy calls for a “pragmatic” language policy in which the mother tongue...

Action against terror took place in Kashmir, not in Pak: Pawar

Mumbai: NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday slammed the Narendra Modi government’s assertion of “hitting the enemy in his home”, claiming that such actions...

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