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PM Narendra Modi extends Guru Purnima ...

PM Narendra Modi extends Guru Purnima greetings

The celebration is marked by ritualistic respect to the guru, Guru Puja.
Reliance Power moves Delhi High Court ...

Reliance Power moves Delhi High Court on cancelling of mines allocated to Sasan Project

Amlohri extension and Chhatrasal coal mines to a thermal power plant owned by Chitrangi Power Pvt Ltd, a subsidiary of RPower.
Kalyan-Kasara 3rd line gets a Rs 105 ...

Kalyan-Kasara 3rd line gets a Rs 105 crore boost

The 3rd line project was first proposed by CR to the railway board in 2009, with its cost envisaged at that time to be in the range of Rs 252 crores.
Uber decides to invest $1 billion in ...

Uber decides to invest $1 billion in India; want to scale up business 5 times by March 2016

After a massive setback to its operations in India after one of its affiliate drivers sexually assaulted a woman in Delhi, the company has been banned from plying in the national capital. This is its first major announcement on the growth strategy in the country.
Sohail Tanvir's 3 wickets help Pakistan ...

Sohail Tanvir's 3 wickets help Pakistan secure easy T20 win over Sri Lanka

Pakistan won first T20 of the series against Sri Lanka by 29 runs
Rahul Gandhi to meet FTII students today

Rahul Gandhi to meet FTII students today

According to reports, some students had approached Rahul Gandhi to intervene in the matter.

The Hindu

Kanimozhi to move Bill to abolish death ...

Kanimozhi to move Bill to abolish death penalty

Taking the party’s campaign against death penalty forward, DMK Rajya Sabha MP Kanimozhi on Thursday said she would move a Private Members Bill in Parliament for abolition of capital punishment.
Kalam’s Delhi house could become ...

Kalam’s Delhi house could become children’s art gallery

The house of Kalam at No.10 Rajaji Marg in Delhi is likely to be converted into a Children’s Art Gallery, said Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu.After visiting ‘House of Kalam,...
The family’s request to PM

The family’s request to PM

The family members of former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam have requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to declare October 15, the birth day of the “People’s President” as the National Students Day.<...
State shuts down as mark of respect

State shuts down as mark of respect

People who thronged Rameswaram to pay homage showed exemplary discipline
Ramanathapuram roads to come under new ...

Ramanathapuram roads to come under new system

Soon highways in Ramanathapuram district too will be brought under a long-term contract where 569 km of roads will be improved and maintained by a contractor for five years. The State government re...
More camera traps being installed

More camera traps being installed

Installation of camera traps is currently in progress in the forest areas of Kadambur, Kundri, Maakampalayam and Germalam. The process was initiated during March-April. The Tamil Nadu Fores...

Niti Central

Witnesses had identified Kodnani at ...

Witnesses had identified Kodnani at riot spot: prosecution

Ahmedabad, Jul 30 (PTI) The lawyer of the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team today argued before the Gujarat High Court that several witnesses had identified Maya Kodnani — former Gujarat...

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FIFA delegation visits Goa

FIFA delegation visits Goa

Panaji, Jul 30 (PTI) A two-member FIFA fact-finding team today wound up its visit to Goa after consultations with various stakeholders about developing the sport in the state. Dr Shaji...

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Stephen’s molestation victim sends ...

Stephen’s molestation victim sends caution note to Thampu, prof

New Delhi, Jul 30 (PTI) St Stephen’s research scholar who was allegedly molested by a college professor today warned him and college principal Valson Thampu of legal action if they...

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India shouldn’t go for talks, cricket ...

India shouldn’t go for talks, cricket ties with Pakistan, says Ajit Pawar

  Mumbai (PTI) In the wake of Gurdaspur terror attack, there should be no bilateral talks with Pakistan and India should not have cricketing ties with the neighbouring country, NCP leader Ajit Pawar yesterday...

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AIIMS-like institution in Jammu: JK ...

AIIMS-like institution in Jammu: JK government hails Centre’s move

  Srinagar, (PTI) Jammu and Kashmir government yesterday welcomed the announcement by Union Health Minister J P Nadda that AIIMS-like institution would be set up in both the regions of the state.   "We...

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Delhi govt notifies Witness Protection ...

Delhi govt notifies Witness Protection policy

New Delhi, Jul 30 (PTI) In a first, Delhi Government today notified a policy regarding protection of witnesses with provisions for a protection fund and processing of such requests by...

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The Net Hindu

Lalitmodigate: A Crisis And An ...

Lalitmodigate: A Crisis And An Opportunity for Modi Sarkar

Narendra Modi: The New Sheriff In Town

Narendra Modi: The New Sheriff In Town

NRIs and Casteism

NRIs and Casteism

Pakistanis Need To Look Within

Pakistanis Need To Look Within

Is Arun Shourie Right On Modi Sarkar?

Is Arun Shourie Right On Modi Sarkar?

1990: The Year That Changed India And ...

1990: The Year That Changed India And Pakistan

Narendra Modi Blog

Released the book, “Red Tape to ...

Released the book, “Red Tape to Red Carpet… and then some" written by Mrs. Gina...

It was wonderful meeting ...

It was wonderful meeting Australia's Minister for Trade and Investment, Mr. Andr...

Met the former Prime Minister of ...

Met the former Prime Minister of Australia, Mr. Paul Keating.

At the meeting on Sarva Shiksha ...

At the meeting on Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, called for identifying & embracing key...

Am sure you will enjoy reading about ...

Am sure you will enjoy reading about highlights of #YogaDay celebrations across...

Met top officials from Soft Bank ...

Met top officials from Soft Bank Corporation, Bharti Enterprises & Japan Bank fo...

ZeeNews

PM Modi extends Guru Purnima greetings

PM Modi extends Guru Purnima greetings

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday extended Guru Purnima greetings to everyone.
Parliament logjam: Govt to convene ...

Parliament logjam: Govt to convene all-party meet today

  New Delhi: The Government on Friday will convene an all-party meeting to discuss the ways to break logjam in Parliament over former IPL chief Lalit Modi controversy and the Vyapam scam.
In historic move, India, Bangladesh to ...

In historic move, India, Bangladesh to begin exchange of enclaves today

It's a historic day for India and Bangladesh.
Vyapam scam: CBI likely to file status ...

Vyapam scam: CBI likely to file status report in SC today, 18 FIRs registered

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is likely to file its status report in the multi-crore Vyapam recruitment scam before the Supreme Court on Thursday.
Gajendra Chauhan appointment: Rahul ...

Gajendra Chauhan appointment: Rahul Gandhi to visit FTII today

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will visit the Pune-based Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) on Friday in support of the students' agitation there against the appointment of Gajendra Chauhan as its head.
Congressional resolution calls for ...

Congressional resolution calls for strengthening Indo-US ties

 A Congressional resolution marking the upcoming 68th anniversary of India's independence has called for continued strengthening of Indo-US ties.

CNN-IBN

Mother Teresa to be canonised in ...

Mother Teresa to be canonised in September 2016

Mother Teresa would be canonised in September 2016, senior priest and spokesperson of the Syro Malabar Church Paul Thelekkat said on Monday.
Madhya Pradesh: Bid to crush police ...

Madhya Pradesh: Bid to crush police officials under crane in Rewa district

A crane driver tried to run over policemen during a crackdown on the mining mafia in Madhya Pradesh's Rewa district.
Kolkata: Fire breaks out in New Market ...

Kolkata: Fire breaks out in New Market area, no casualties reported

A fire was reported in the busy New Market area of Kolkata on Monday. Fire brigade officials said there was no report of any casualty in the blaze though it caused panic in the busy area.
Government launches NITI Aayog website ...

Government launches NITI Aayog website with blogs section

The government on Monday launched the website of NITI Aayog with a blogs section that will have articles, field reports, work in progress and opinions by the officials.
Aruna Shanbaug: A life brutally cut ...

Aruna Shanbaug: A life brutally cut short, lived in coma for 42 years to tell her story

She lived for 42 years in a vegetative state after surviving a brutal sexual assault on November 27, 1973. A ward boy in the hospital where she worked choked Aruna Ramachandra Shanbaug with a dog chain and sodomised her. Sohanlal Bharat Valmiki was waiting for Aruna to leave for home. He was waiting to take revenge as she had pulled him up for stealing food meant for stray animals.
Chinese company to set up units at GMR ...

Chinese company to set up units at GMR SEZ, to invest $3.5 billion

GMR Infrastructure on Monday said it has inked pact with Guizhou International Investment Corp (GiIC), a consortium of three Chinese manufacturing firms, to set up units at its SEZ in Kakinada, a move that will see $3.5 billion worth of investments in the next 5 years.

NDTV

For Indian Techie Killed in Oz, Cops ...

For Indian Techie Killed in Oz, Cops May Visit Mangalore

Australian police today released a new CCTV footage hoping to find the killer of a 41-year-old Indian woman who was brutally stabbed to death in Sydney, just 300 meters from her home on March 7 this y...








A Pin Code: That'll be India's First ...

A Pin Code: That'll be India's First Gift to 14,000 New Citizens

It is a tough being the district magistrate of Cooch Behar in Bengal - administrating 3,000-odd sq km that includes scattered islands of Bangladesh. But at midnight on Friday, when India and Banglades...








Parliament Panel Recommends Jail Term ...

Parliament Panel Recommends Jail Term for Defaulting Builders

A Parliamentary Committee on Thursday recommended a slew of measures favouring property buyers, which include a three-year jail term or a fine for a defaulting builder under a new law which will now c...








Opinion: Can IS Grow In India? What ...

Opinion: Can IS Grow In India? What Mullah Omars Death Means

That an IS recruitment document underlines war with India as its chief aim is more than significant. This was the key fear for intelligence officials tracking Al Qaeda.








Opinion: Cecil The Lion Has Exposed ...

Opinion: Cecil The Lion Has Exposed More Than Just An Idiot Dentist

One wonders if Walter Palmer, the wealthy US dentist, is any more accurate with a drill than a bow and arrow.








Goa Government Urges Governor to Pardon ...

Goa Government Urges Governor to Pardon Convicted Legislator Pacheco

In what could be an unprecedented development, Goa's BJP-led government has resolved to grant pardon to convicted legislator Francisco Mickky Pacheco, who is serving a six-month sentence for assault.








Times of India

Yakub hanging: There will be ...

Yakub hanging: There will be consequences, warns Dawood aide Chhota Shakeel

hhota Shakeel, one of the accused in the Mumbai serial blasts case and the chief henchman of Dawood Ibrahim has angrily reacted to the hanging of Yakub Memon, calling it “a legal murder”.
Indian Air Force flies organs, saves 2 ...

Indian Air Force flies organs, saves 2 lives

The Indian Air Force (IAF) recently put one of its special aircraft, an Embraer, for a unique operation — transporting a kidney and a liver from Pune to Delhi.
In death, Kalam gets all parties on one ...

In death, Kalam gets all parties on one stage

Parties from across the spectrum including BJP, Congress, AIADMK, Telugu Desam and PMK shared the stage on Thursday to pay homage to the ‘People’s President’ at the island of Rameswaram.
Punjab killers had lethal ...

Punjab killers had lethal armour-piercing bullets

The terrorists who attacked Dinanagar in Punjab on Monday had come armed with lethal armour-piercing incendiary bullets.
4hrs into journey, rat grounds AI's ...

4hrs into journey, rat grounds AI's Milan flight

Two hours into the flight when the Dreamliner with almost 200 people on board was in Pakistan airspace, some passengers and cabin crew members spotted a rat in the cabin, said sources.
Govt to undo contentious changes in ...

Govt to undo contentious changes in land bill

The Centre has proposed restoration of the provisions for “consent” and “social impact assessment” in the land acquisition bill.

SIFY

Images: Terror returns to Punjab, ...

Images: Terror returns to Punjab, militants gun down eight

Who is the Dalai Lama?

Who is the Dalai Lama?

Amarnath yatra begins

Amarnath yatra begins

Tunisia's 26/11: Terrorist guns down 39 ...

Tunisia's 26/11: Terrorist guns down 39 tourists on beach

Kashmiri youths joining militancy; ...

Kashmiri youths joining militancy; funds flow from Gulf

Dynastic politics does not go well with ...

Dynastic politics does not go well with democracy, says Kuldip Nayar

The Telegraph

After hanging, call for equal justice

After hanging, call for equal justice

Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh today raised concerns about the handling of the "cases of other terror accused", appearing to allude obliquely to recent controversies that suggested a ploy to derail investigations in cases involving Hindu accused.
CPM seeks action on riots

CPM seeks action on riots

Sitaram Yechury today accused the government of a go-slow on terror cases involving Hindu accused, picking on a Rajya Sabha statement by the Union home minister that expressed the government's commitment to fighting terror.
BJP dusts off old 'soft' tag on rival

BJP dusts off old 'soft' tag on rival

The BJP today marshalled some of its big guns to attack the Congress for being "soft" on terror.
Valley MLA's Tiger tale

Valley MLA's Tiger tale

A Congress legislator in Kashmir today claimed to have met Tiger Memon several times in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir and said the fugitive don had acknowledged carrying out the 1993 blasts to avenge the Mumbai riots a few months earlier.
My first night at the Supreme Court

My first night at the Supreme Court

On any given day, I cover the 18km from my home to the Supreme Court in 1 hour and 15 minutes and reach the premises by 10am, after which parking will be a problem.
Delhi passes gag buck

Delhi passes gag buck

The Centre today disowned any role in the Mumbai police order asking the media not to photograph or videograph Yakub Memon's last journey or burial, which news broadcasters largely complied with.

Rediff

Exclusive excerpt from A P J Abdul ...

Exclusive excerpt from A P J Abdul Kalam's latest book!

'This can lift us out of confusion, misery, melancholy and failure, and indeed guide us when it is contacted.'
Ajay Devgn: My BIGGEST insecurity is...

Ajay Devgn: My BIGGEST insecurity is...

'I have done a lot of films for friendship and, whenever I have done that, I have suffered.' Ajay Devgn gets candid about his career, and Drishyam.
Saji Thomas, a deaf-mute and school ...

Saji Thomas, a deaf-mute and school drop-out built this aircraft

'I can't hear or talk but I could build an aircraft and fly it," says Saji Thomas.
10 most dangerous nations in the world

10 most dangerous nations in the world

The ninth edition of the Global Peace Index, which ranks the nations of the world according to their level of peacefulness, has ranked Syria as the most dangerous country in the world.
End this charade of talking to Pakistan

End this charade of talking to Pakistan

'India's policy makers need to pull their heads out of the sand and recognize the reality that Pakistan has supported and sponsored terrorism on Indian soil for more than three decades; a national counter-terrorism strategy must be evolved in the fullest consciousness of this fact, and of the continued hostility of the Pakistani nation-State to the very idea of India.'
Are T20 Leagues threatening the future ...

Are T20 Leagues threatening the future of bilateral series?

ICC chief executive David Richardson warned that the growing popularity of the domestic Twenty20 leagues like the Indian Premier League, Big Bash and Caribbean Premier League are threatening the survival of bilateral series.

India today

Yakub has been punished for Tiger's ...

Yakub has been punished for Tiger's deeds: Chhota Shakeel

Chhota Shakeel, the brother of Dawood Ibrahim, in an exclusive telephonic interview to Aaj Tak has said that Yakub Memon has been executed for the crimes his brother Tiger Memon committed, while stressing that Dawood Ibrahim had no involvement in the 1993 Mumbai terror attacks.








MH370: Indian Ocean debris certainly ...

MH370: Indian Ocean debris certainly from Boeing 777

National carrier Malaysia Airlines was operating a Boeing 777 on the ill-fated flight, which disappeared in March last year en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing in one of the most baffling mysteries in aviation history. It was carrying 239 passengers and crew.








Yakub Memon is dead but my fight still ...

Yakub Memon is dead but my fight still on, says lawyer

'Supreme Court committed a tragic mistake. Yakub Memon did not get time to come to peace with his own god, come to peace with his own soul and even settle the will with his family. He may be dead but I will still move the apex court so that convicts in identical situations do not suffer,' said Memon's lawyer Anand Grover.








Cyclone Komen crosses Bangladesh coast

Cyclone Komen crosses Bangladesh coast

The weather department has warned of heavy rains in the next couple of days in West Bengal, Jharkhand and Odisha.








MH370: Hopes crushed, relatives torn ...

MH370: Hopes crushed, relatives torn over Reunion Island debris

Relatives of the 239 people aboard the flight, nearly two-thirds of them from China, have been in an agonizing limbo since the plane disappeared on March 8, 2014, while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.








Yakub Memon hanged in Nagpur, buried in ...

Yakub Memon hanged in Nagpur, buried in Mumbai

Memon was awarded the death penalty by a TADA court for 13 serial blasts that rocked several parts of Mumbai on March 12, 1993, resulting in the death of 257 persons and injury to 713 others.








Asia Times

China ramps up charges against Zhou

China ramps up charges against Zhou

China's Supreme People's Court has accused former security czar Zhou Yongkang of involvement in unofficial political activities with jailed former Chongqing party boss Bo Xilai, in an apparent reference to unconfirmed rumors that they tried to stage a coup in March 2012. (Mar 20, '15)
'100 dead' in Myanmar fighting

'100 dead' in Myanmar fighting

Intense fighting between Myanmar government troops and rebel forces in the northern Shan State region of Kokang in recent days has left more than 100 people dead, the majority of them on the government side, according to local sources. (Mar 20, '15)
Tunisian president vows no mercy

Tunisian president vows no mercy

Shortly after attackers killed at least 19 people, including 17 foreign tourists, in an attack on a museum in Tunisia's capital, newly elected President Beji Caid Essebsi told the nation that the country was "in a war with terrorism" and that those responsible for the attack would be "fought without mercy". (Mar 19, '15)
SPENGLER Israel's 'referendum' on ...

SPENGLER Israel's 'referendum' on 'two-state solution'

Why did so many Israeli voters switch their allegiance to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu just before this week's election? The answer is simple and obvious: most of those small-party voters oppose a Palestinian state, and a day before the election Netanyahu ruled out a Palestinian state on his watch. (Mar 19, '15)
Russia, S Ossetia sign 'integration' ...

Russia, S Ossetia sign 'integration' pact

Seven years after Russia recognized Georgia's breakaway region of South Ossetia as an independent state, Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed an "alliance and integration treaty" with South Ossetia's de facto leader, Leonid Tibilovin. Georgia's Foreign Ministry said the pact amounted to the "actual annexation" of the territory. (Mar 19, '15)
US military plunges Aquino into crisis

US military plunges Aquino into crisis

US fingerprints are all over a botched commando raid in the Philippines that left dozens dead. The episode has severely discredited the administration of Philippine President Benigno Aquino III, jeopardized decades of progress on peace talks with Moro separatists, and underlined the perils for developing-world governments that put themselves at the beck and call of Washington. - Walden Bello (Mar 19, '15)

Yahoo

India builds first 'smart' city ...

India builds first 'smart' city as urban population swells

By Aditi Shah GANDHINAGAR, India (Reuters) - India's push to accommodate a booming urban population and attract investment rests in large part with dozens of "smart" cities like the one being built on the dusty banks of the Sabarmati river in western India. With an urban population set to rise by more than 400 million people to 814 million by 2050, India faces the kind of mass urbanization only ...
India bars funds for Greenpeace, ...

India bars funds for Greenpeace, calling it a threat to economic security

India has cut off international funding for the local branch of Greepeace and accused it of working against the country's economic interests, escalating its long-running legal battle with the global environmental group. India froze Greenpeace’s seven bank accounts in the country and suspended its foreign funding license last Thursday, giving the environmental group 30 days to challenge the order ...
India is world's fastest growing ...

India is world's fastest growing major economy. Can it last?

India is looking like the success story of 2015. Its economy is growing faster than China's this year, and the most of any major economy in the world. It will surpass Russia's this year in size and nearly equal Brazil's in 2016, according to new data from the International Monetary Fund.
India growth to hit 7.5%, outpacing ...

India growth to hit 7.5%, outpacing China, says IMF

India's economy will grow much faster than previously forecast this year and next and outpace rival China, the IMF said Tuesday, citing falling oil prices and a reform drive by the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The International Monetary Fund said in its World Economic Outlook update that Asia's number three economy would expand 7.5 percent in 2015, up from a 6.3 percent prediction ...
India's biggest e-tailer scraps ...

India's biggest e-tailer scraps plans for free access

India's largest e-commerce portal Flipkart on Tuesday scrapped plans to offer free access to its app after getting caught up in a growing row over net neutrality. Flipkart had said it would waive data charges for users of its app -- a controversial practice known as "zero rating" -- in a deal with India's main telecom operator Airtel. The criticism of Flipkart has fed into a broader debate on ...
India's Argument Against Net ...

India's Argument Against Net Neutrality

Does India present the world’s best argument against net neutrality? In a matter of weeks, the country's telecom regulator will decide whether telecom companies -- which also happen to be India's major Internet service providers -- will be allowed to charge different prices for differential use of data over the Internet. Activists are outraged by a recent consultation paper floated by regulators ...

Reuters

Afghan Taliban name a new leader, but ...

Afghan Taliban name a new leader, but peace talks delayed

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - The Taliban have chosen late supreme leader Mullah Omar's longtime deputy to replace him, two militant commanders said on Thursday, as Pakistan announced that peace talks between the insurgents and the Afghan government had been postponed.
Jury picked in unprecedented U.S. trial ...

Jury picked in unprecedented U.S. trial of alleged Taliban fighter

RICHMOND, Va. (Reuters) - The unprecedented trial of a former Soviet army officer accused of being a Taliban fighter in Afghanistan began on Thursday in U.S. District Court with a jury being selected.
Taliban sources - Afghan Taliban ...

Taliban sources - Afghan Taliban appoint Mansour as leader

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - The Afghan Taliban have appointed Akhtar Mohammad Mansour as leader of the insurgency, two Afghan commanders present at a meeting of the militant movement's most senior figures said on Thursday, following reports that Mullah Omar is dead.
Afghan peace talks postponed amid ...

Afghan peace talks postponed amid reports of Mullah Omar's death - Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A second round of peace talks between the Afghan government and Taliban militants due to be held in Pakistan have been postponed amid reports of the Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Omar's death, the Pakistani foreign office said Thursday.
Taliban leader, who Afghanistan says is ...

Taliban leader, who Afghanistan says is dead, a pious enigma

KABUL (Reuters) - One of the most wanted men in the world for over a decade, Mullah Omar was also one of the most elusive.
Taliban capture district in ...

Taliban capture district in Afghanistan's Helmand province

LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Afghanistan's Taliban have captured a district in the southern province of Helmand that foreign troops struggled to secure for years, in the latest setback for Afghan government forces now largely battling the militants on their own.

CNN

Source: Debris component number ...

Source: Debris component number corresponds to 777

Families on edge

Families on edge

MH370: What you need to know

MH370: What you need to know

The discovery of a piece of debris on the island of Reunion, a French territory in the Indian Ocean, has raised fresh hope that one of aviation's greatest mysteries may one day be solved.
If debris is from flight, what next?

If debris is from flight, what next?

If confirmed to be from missing flight MH370, could a small portion of plane wing be the clue investigators need to unlock one of aviation's biggest mysteries?
Photos of search

Photos of search

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared from the skies on March 8, 2014. Click through to see photos of the search for the missing jet.
Libyan symbol of freedom now facing ...

Libyan symbol of freedom now facing years behind bars

MSN

1993 Mumbai serial blasts: And then ...

1993 Mumbai serial blasts: And then they hanged Yakub Memon

<p>Until 5 am on Thursday, two hours before he went to the gallows, Yakub Memon, the sole man sentenced to death in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case, was counting on clemency</p>
Govt: Debate legitimate but can't ...

Govt: Debate legitimate but can't abolish death penalty

Narendra Modi govt called the debate on abolishing capital punishment “legitimate” but made it clear there was no way India could afford to take the leap now
Yakub Memon hanging: CPI(M) slams ...

Yakub Memon hanging: CPI(M) slams 'miscarriage of justice'

Terming the execution of Yakub Memon as "miscarriage of justice", CPI(M) demanded action against those responsible for the 1992 riots, saying they were "causative" factor for the blasts
India, Pak NSAs on course for talks in ...

India, Pak NSAs on course for talks in Gurdaspur shadow

Govt busy firming up agenda for talks between Indian and Pakistani national security advisers, to be held on August 23 and 24
Afghan Taliban confirm Mullah Omar's ...

Afghan Taliban confirm Mullah Omar's death, choose successor

Taliban confirm death of longtime leader Mullah Mohammad Omar and appointed his successor, as new round of peace talks are postponed indefinitely
Should India abolish the death penalty?

Should India abolish the death penalty?

As Yakub Memon is hanged for his role in the 1993 Mumbai blasts, the death penalty debate reopens exposing sharply divided views

BBC

Plane debris to be sent to France

Plane debris to be sent to France

Debris found on an Indian Ocean island is to be sent to France to determine if it is from the missing airliner MH370, Malaysia's PM says.
Canada pastor 'admits N Korea plot'

Canada pastor 'admits N Korea plot'

North Korea says a detained Canadian pastor has confessed to a "subversive plot" to overthrow the government and set up a "religious state".
Taliban pick Mullah Omar's successor

Taliban pick Mullah Omar's successor

The Taliban appoint a successor to Mullah Omar and confirm that the veteran leader has died, as reported earlier by the Afghan government.
Second Australian punches shark

Second Australian punches shark

An Australian surfer punches a shark to fend off an attack off New South Wales, say police, in what a witness calls a "Mick Fanning replay".
India 'to overtake China' by 2022

India 'to overtake China' by 2022

India is set to overtake China to become the most populous nation by 2022 - six years earlier than previously predicted, a new UN study finds.
Abbott cautions MPs on expenses

Abbott cautions MPs on expenses

PM Tony Abbott says MPs cannot "get away with exploiting the rules", amid the expenses scandal that has embroiled the Australian government.

Indian Express

Delhi: 51-year-old Danish national ...

Delhi: 51-year-old Danish national alleges gangrape, 15 detained for questioning

Police was informed about the incident by the manager of the Paharganj hotel were the woman was staying.
DGCA seeks fresh public objections ...

DGCA seeks fresh public objections after clearing AirAsia for take-off

The latest public notice was issued by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation on Monday.
Screen Awards: Milkha, Ram-Leela and ...

Screen Awards: Milkha, Ram-Leela and Madras Cafe dominate

The Screen song filled the air. "Dhak dhak dil dil, dil dil dhak dhak" perfectly encapsulated the mood of the evening.
CBI sought part RTI exemption, Govt ...

CBI sought part RTI exemption, Govt gave it full

In Orissa''s 'liberated'' zone, two ...

In Orissa''s 'liberated'' zone, two villages take on the Maoists

The two villages together have a population of around 4,000, mostly belonging to the Chakotia Bhunjia tribe.
I wonder if I will be able to ever ...

I wonder if I will be able to ever reunite with my husband, my kids. I miss them: Devyani

Controversy and its fallout were, Devyani said, more a personal than a professional loss for her.

Hindustan Times

Drishyam review: It has everything you ...

Drishyam review: It has everything you wanted in a thriller

Directed by Nishikant Kamat and starring Tabu and Ajay Devgn in lead roles Drishyam works because it doesnt talk about a hero but a common man Drishyam works because it keeps you glued to your seat till the last moment Drishyam works because its a finely crafted suspense thriller after a really long time








Yakub Memon's hanging sparks debate ...

Yakub Memon's hanging sparks debate over death penalty

The execution of Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon on Thursday sparked a debate over death penalty with prominent opposition leaders joining activists in calling for a ban and the government saying it cannot afford to take the leap at present








India-Bangladesh land swap: Over 14,000 ...

India-Bangladesh land swap: Over 14,000 new Indian citizens

Ending more than four decades of wait India and Bangladesh will start the exchange of 162 adverselyheld enclaves from Friday marking the start of implementation of their landmark land boundary agreement LBA








A tortured girl is now part of ...

A tortured girl is now part of Telangana CM KCR's family

Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao made Pratyusha a girl tortured for years by her stepmother and a collaborating father his family member on Wednesday showering affection on the tormented girl








Aerospace giant Boeing invites Modi to ...

Aerospace giant Boeing invites Modi to visit its largest factory

US aerospace giant Boeing has invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit its largest factory in Seattle Washington en route to his meeting with the Indian diaspora in San Francisco and Silicon Valley on September 26








India, Pakistan NSAs on course for ...

India, Pakistan NSAs on course for talks in Gurdaspur shadow

The government is busy firming up the agenda for talks between the Indian and Pakistani national security advisers that are likely to be held on August 23 and 24 after this weeks deadly attack in Punjab that New Delhi blames on terrorists from Pakistan HT has learnt








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Kangana, Neha stylish actresses: Kalki Koechlin

"Margarita, With A Straw" star Kalki Koechlin feels Kangana Ranaut and Neha Dhupia have a wonderful sense of style.
Militant-turned-Cong MLA from J&K says ...

Militant-turned-Cong MLA from J&K says he met Tiger Memon several times in PoK

A Congress legislator in Kashmir on Thursday claimed to have met Tiger Memon several times in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir and said the fugitive don had acknowledged carrying out the 1993 blasts to avenge the Mumbai riots a few months earlier.
I love living with my brother: Khloe ...

I love living with my brother: Khloe Kardashian

Reality TV star Khloe Kardashian says she does not mind sharing a roof with her younger brother Rob, as she feels that their current set-up is ideal for her right now.
Ram temple will be built in Ayodhya ...

Ram temple will be built in Ayodhya without any political help: Shankaracharya

Dwarkapeeth Shankaracharya Swarupananda Saraswati who arrived here for the first time for the Kumbh Mela on Thursday said a Ram temple at Ayodhya will be constructed, but not with the help of the BJP government at the Centre, political parties or the RSS.
Google translate brings English to ...

Google translate brings English to Hindi instant visual translation

All you need to do is just open the Google Translate app, click on the camera and point it at the text you need to translate - a street sign, ingredient list, instruction manual or even dials on a washing machine.
Railway police arrest Pak woman for ...

Railway police arrest Pak woman for travelling without passport

A woman, who was coming from Pakistan in Samjhauta Express, was arrested on Thursday night from Jalandhar railway station for allegedly travelling without a passport, Government Railway Police said.

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Rupee Weakens by 12 Paise Against ...

Rupee Weakens by 12 Paise Against Dollar in Early Trade

The rupee declined by 12 paise to 64.
Hundreds Protest in Taipei After ...

Hundreds Protest in Taipei After Student Suicide

Hundreds of protesters gathered in Taipei in the early hours of Friday calling for the education minister to resign after a student committed suicide, amid a deepening row over the island's "China-centric" school curriculum.
Reunion Plane Debris to Arrive in ...

Reunion Plane Debris to Arrive in France By 'End of Week'

Plane wreckage that washed up on the French Indian Ocean island of La Reunion will be transported to France "at the end of the week for analysis", a judicial source said today.
Mexico: Truck Hits Religious ...

Mexico: Truck Hits Religious Procession, 27 Killed

The death toll rose to 27 and authorities listed 149 others as injured after a truck lost control and slammed into a religious procession in a central Mexico town.
Disruption Continues at Rome's ...

Disruption Continues at Rome's Disaster-Hit Airport

Flights in and out of Rome's disaster-hit Fiumicino airport were seriously disrupted for a second day today after a fire in a nearby pine grove threw dense smoke across the runway.
Phone-Tapping: Hyderabad HC Seeks Call ...

Phone-Tapping: Hyderabad HC Seeks Call Detail Record

The Hyderabad High Court today directed the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) Court in Vijayawada to dispatch to its Registrar the sealed cover containing call detail record given by four telecom operators in connection with alleged phone-tapping by Telangana government.

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Two funerals: Kalam’s compassion is ...

Two funerals: Kalam’s compassion is reminder of what we denied Memon

It is ironic that our media will be split between two funerals taking place at two corners of the country today. Former president APJ Abdul Kalam will be interred in Rameswaram and executed convict Yakub Memon in Mumbai. It’s not ironic because it throws into sharp relief some simplistic narrative of the Good Muslim versus […]

The post Two funerals: Kalam’s compassion is reminder of what we denied Memon appeared first on Firstpost.

Kingfisher Airlines caused Rs 290 cr ...

Kingfisher Airlines caused Rs 290 cr loss to AAI, says CAG

Bogged down by mounting debt and operational issues, the Vijay Mallya-owned KFA was grounded in 2012 after aviation regulator DGCA cancelled its licence.

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Shatrughan Sinha ‘embarrassed’ BJP ...

Shatrughan Sinha ‘embarrassed’ BJP by signing mercy petition for Yakub Memon, says Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday lamented that BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha had "embarrassed" the party by signing a petition to the President against the execution of Yakub Memon and said it was "extremely sad" that the actor-turned-politician had gone against the party line.

The post Shatrughan Sinha ‘embarrassed’ BJP by signing mercy petition for Yakub Memon, says Jaitley appeared first on Firstpost.

All-party meeting convened by Lok Sabha ...

All-party meeting convened by Lok Sabha Speaker fails to end Parliament logjam

An all-party meeting convened by the Lok Sabha Speaker on Thursday failed to break the Parliament deadlock.

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Your track record in dealing with ...

Your track record in dealing with terrorism is poor, Congress tells BJP on Gurdaspur attack

Slammed by BJP for obstructing Union Home Minister from making statement in Rajya Sabha on Gurdaspur terror attack, Congress on Thursday shot back and said BJP should refrain from delivering sermons on the sensitive issue as its track record in dealing with terrorism was "poor".

The post Your track record in dealing with terrorism is poor, Congress tells BJP on Gurdaspur attack appeared first on Firstpost.

Yakub Memon hanged: Miscarriage of ...

Yakub Memon hanged: Miscarriage of justice, says CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury

Terming the execution of Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon as "miscarriage of justice", CPI(M) today demanded stringent action against those responsible for the 1992 riots in the western metropolis, saying these communal incidents were a "causative" factor for the blasts.

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US policemammad cartoonen defend freedom of speech killing jihadist against Prophet Moh

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The false chinese investment in Pakistan

pakistan opposes hindu settlement in ...

pakistan opposes hindu settlement in Kashmir

Historian convinced Subhash won it , ...

Historian convinced Subhash won it , not Gandhi

Historian convinced Subhash won it , ...

Historian convinced Subhash won it , not Gandhi

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Subahs Chandre snooping worst than watergate,he was well alive

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Successful Bandh by Pro-Hindu activists ...

Successful Bandh by Pro-Hindu activists in Nepal demanding Hindu Rashtra

Massive Strike by Pro-Hindu activists in central and western Nepal for the demand of Nepal Hindu Rashtra.  HENB | Chitwan | July 29, 2015:: Thousand supporters of a ‘Hindu Nation in Nepal’enforced a shutdown in four districts of central and western Nepal on Wednesday, protesting ‘secularism in the constitution‘ instead of making a ‘Hindu constitution‘ in Nepal. Hundreds of passengers were stranded in the strike […]
Coalition of Hindu Youth Announces: ...

Coalition of Hindu Youth Announces: 2015 Science and Sanatan Dharma Scholarship Awards

Namaste! We are pleased to announce the essay topics for the 2015 Science and Sanatan Dharma Scholarship. This year the focus is on blood and bone marrow drives organized by your mandir. Please check web site, http://hindusgiftoflife.org/ for examples of work being done on this front. Eligibility for the scholarship is extended to any currently […]
“Philosophy of Mahakavi Bharati” ...

“Philosophy of Mahakavi Bharati” and “Hindu Rashtra”SADHU PROF. V. RANGARAJAN

THE PHILOSOPHY OF MAHAKAVI BHARATIYAR by SADHU PROF. V. RANGARAJAN   FOREWORD: SMT. PREMA NANDAKUMAR A Publication of Bharatamata Gurukula Ashram & Yogi Ramsuratkumar Indological Research Centre SISTER NIVEDITA ACADEMY “Sri Bharati Mandir’, Srinivasanagar, Kithaganur Road, Krishnarajapuram, Bangalore 560 036, INDIA.   (Phone: 0991-80-25610935, Cell: 94482 75935 e-mail: sadhu.rangarajan@gmail.com website: www.sribharatamatamandir.org )       […]
Opinion: D. C. Nath (President, ...

Opinion: D. C. Nath (President, Patriot’s Forum) – Terror Attack At Gurudaspur (Punjab). How Long Shall We Accept Acts Of Pak Terrorism?

President of Patriots Forum, D.C. Nath was superannuated in January, 1995, as the Special Director, Intelligence Bureau, D.C. Nath (IPS-1960) was associated with the International Institute of Security and Safety Management (IISSM), headquartered in New Delhi, for over 14 years, first as the Executive President & CEO and then as the President & Director General, between February, […]
Saskatoon Hindu Temple launching $1.2 ...

Saskatoon Hindu Temple launching $1.2 million expansion

Shri Lakshmi Narayan Temple in Saskatoon (Canada) is launching expansion project estimated at $1.2 million with a “Shilanyas Ceremony” on July 30. It will reportedly include a large multi-purpose hall, an equal size basement with dining area, etc., thus doubling the existing capacity. It is expected to be completed in two years. Meanwhile, Hindu statesman […]
Huge march planned on 24th July for ...

Huge march planned on 24th July for exposing oppression of Hindus in Belgaum

from left Shri. Girish Kulkarni, Adv. Chetan Manerikar, Adv. N. P. Amrutesh, Shri. Maruti Sutar and Shri. Basavraj Buddihal Belgaum (Karnataka) : Atrocities against Hindus are increasing day by day in Belgaum. Police are arresting innocent Hindus after riots. Shri. Ramakant Konduskar, the District-President of Sriram Sene gave information about riots to Crime Investigation Department but […]

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Successful Bandh by Pro-Hindu activists ...

Successful Bandh by Pro-Hindu activists in Nepal demanding Hindu Rashtra

Massive Strike by Pro-Hindu activists in central and western Nepal for the demand of Nepal Hindu Rashtra.  HENB | Chitwan | July 29, 2015:: Thousand supporters of a ‘Hindu Nation in Nepal’enforced a shutdown in four districts of central and western Nepal on Wednesday, protesting ‘secularism in the constitution‘ instead of making a ‘Hindu constitution‘ in Nepal. Hundreds of passengers were stranded in the strike […]
Coalition of Hindu Youth Announces: ...

Coalition of Hindu Youth Announces: 2015 Science and Sanatan Dharma Scholarship Awards

Namaste! We are pleased to announce the essay topics for the 2015 Science and Sanatan Dharma Scholarship. This year the focus is on blood and bone marrow drives organized by your mandir. Please check web site, http://hindusgiftoflife.org/ for examples of work being done on this front. Eligibility for the scholarship is extended to any currently […]
“Philosophy of Mahakavi Bharati” ...

“Philosophy of Mahakavi Bharati” and “Hindu Rashtra”SADHU PROF. V. RANGARAJAN

THE PHILOSOPHY OF MAHAKAVI BHARATIYAR by SADHU PROF. V. RANGARAJAN   FOREWORD: SMT. PREMA NANDAKUMAR A Publication of Bharatamata Gurukula Ashram & Yogi Ramsuratkumar Indological Research Centre SISTER NIVEDITA ACADEMY “Sri Bharati Mandir’, Srinivasanagar, Kithaganur Road, Krishnarajapuram, Bangalore 560 036, INDIA.   (Phone: 0991-80-25610935, Cell: 94482 75935 e-mail: sadhu.rangarajan@gmail.com website: www.sribharatamatamandir.org )       […]
Opinion: D. C. Nath (President, ...

Opinion: D. C. Nath (President, Patriot’s Forum) – Terror Attack At Gurudaspur (Punjab). How Long Shall We Accept Acts Of Pak Terrorism?

President of Patriots Forum, D.C. Nath was superannuated in January, 1995, as the Special Director, Intelligence Bureau, D.C. Nath (IPS-1960) was associated with the International Institute of Security and Safety Management (IISSM), headquartered in New Delhi, for over 14 years, first as the Executive President & CEO and then as the President & Director General, between February, […]
Saskatoon Hindu Temple launching $1.2 ...

Saskatoon Hindu Temple launching $1.2 million expansion

Shri Lakshmi Narayan Temple in Saskatoon (Canada) is launching expansion project estimated at $1.2 million with a “Shilanyas Ceremony” on July 30. It will reportedly include a large multi-purpose hall, an equal size basement with dining area, etc., thus doubling the existing capacity. It is expected to be completed in two years. Meanwhile, Hindu statesman […]
Huge march planned on 24th July for ...

Huge march planned on 24th July for exposing oppression of Hindus in Belgaum

from left Shri. Girish Kulkarni, Adv. Chetan Manerikar, Adv. N. P. Amrutesh, Shri. Maruti Sutar and Shri. Basavraj Buddihal Belgaum (Karnataka) : Atrocities against Hindus are increasing day by day in Belgaum. Police are arresting innocent Hindus after riots. Shri. Ramakant Konduskar, the District-President of Sriram Sene gave information about riots to Crime Investigation Department but […]

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