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Rescue operation underway in Nepal, ...

Rescue operation underway in Nepal, locals resort to roads for the night

Locals spent the night on roads as their homes were destroyed due to the 7.9 magnitude earthquake that struck the country.
Summer school for budding oncologists ...

Summer school for budding oncologists at Tata Memorial Hospital

Tata Memorial Hospital (TMH) Mumbai soon to open up a summer school for under graduates and post graduate medical students from civic and government-run medical colleges to study oncology. This novel initiative has been taken in collaboration with Kings College of London.
Help us check sale of tobacco near ...

Help us check sale of tobacco near schools: Vinod Tawde to parents, teachers

To curb sale of tobacco in the vicinity of schools across Maharashtra, the state will be seeking the help from parents and teachers, said education minister Vinod Tawde.
Is your period pain normal?

Is your period pain normal?

Experts tell you what signs to watch out for...
With relatives in Nepal, Mumbaikars, ...

With relatives in Nepal, Mumbaikars, Nepalis cling on to hope

As casualties of the Nepal earthquake continue to rise, many in India whose loved ones are in Nepal hope the resultant tremors won't give way to another massive quake.
Mumbai have a 'Ball'

Mumbai have a 'Ball'

Seamers Malinga (4/23) and McClenaghan (3/20) inspire bottom-placed team to 20-run win over Sunrisers Hyderabad

The Hindu

61 climbers rescued by Army’s ...

61 climbers rescued by Army’s expedition team

An Indian army expedition team on Sunday rescued over 61 climbers and retrieved 19 bodies from Mount Everest after the devastating earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday.“19 dead bodies wer...

Telcos slash call rates for Nepal ...

Telcos slash call rates for Nepal earthquake

Indian telecom companies have announced special call rates for aiding in the relief and rescue work involving the devastating earthquake in Nepal.While Bharti Airtel has offered calls made...
Nepal earthquake: Modi takes stock of ...

Nepal earthquake: Modi takes stock of situation

The IAF C-17 aircraft with 225 Indians arrived in Delhi from Kathmandu on Sunday.
Five pipe bombs found in Sree ...

Five pipe bombs found in Sree Padmanabha temple

The suspected pipe bombs were found by some workers while cleaning the pond, about 100 metres from the main temple.
Woman crushed to death in road accident

Woman crushed to death in road accident

A 27-year-old woman, riding pillion on a two-wheeler, was killed on-the-spot after a tractor hit the two-wheeler in Tumakuru Rural police station limits on Sunday. The police have identi...
Bihar extends helping hand to Nepal

Bihar extends helping hand to Nepal

Extending a helping hand to neighbouring Nepal, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday said the state government had decided to chip in with whatever assistance it could to provide succour to...

Niti Central

Nepal Quake: IAF sents another aircraft ...

Nepal Quake: IAF sents another aircraft for rescue operation in Nepal

  Chandigarh, Apr 26 (PTI) Indian Air Force today sent a second IL-76 aircraft from its air base here for Kathmandu to rescue people stranded in earthquake-hit Nepal.   The second IL-76...

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Indian copters rescue 203 people from ...

Indian copters rescue 203 people from quake-hit areas in Nepal

Kathmandu, Apr 26 (PTI) Indian helicopters today carried out back to back sorties totalling 23 hours of flying as they evacuated 203 stranded people after the devastating earthquake in Nepal...

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Tibet quake death toll 18; China offers ...

Tibet quake death toll 18; China offers assistance to Nepal

From K J M Varma Beijing, Apr 26 (PTI) The death toll in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region due to the devastating earthquake that hit Nepal climbed to 18 today...

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Army, IAF activate disaster management ...

Army, IAF activate disaster management mechanism for Nepal

Tezpur (Assam), Apr 26 (PTI) Army’s Gajaraj Corps and Indian Air Force (IAF), Tezpur, today activated disaster management mechanism for providing medical relief to people in earthquake-hit Nepal. According to...

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Earthquake: Death toll in Bihar mounts ...

Earthquake: Death toll in Bihar mounts to 51, over 170 injured

Patna, Apr 26 (PTI) The death toll in Bihar due to yesterday’s 7.9 magnitude earthquake mounted to 51 today amid reports of widespread damage to property and crops from various...

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India steps up relief operations in ...

India steps up relief operations in Nepal

New Delhi, Apr 26 (PTI) Scaling up relief and rescue efforts in quake-hit Nepal that was named ‘Operation Maitri’, India today deployed two dozen military aircraft and choppers and was...

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The Net Hindu

Giriraj Singh Is Right

Giriraj Singh Is Right

It Is Wrong To Ban Rape Documentary

It Is Wrong To Ban Rape Documentary

Yes To Gandhi-free Congress. No To ...

Yes To Gandhi-free Congress. No To Congress-free India.

The Implications Of Delhi Elections

The Implications Of Delhi Elections

Indian History Important. Future More ...

Indian History Important. Future More So.

Conversion VS Reconversion

Conversion VS Reconversion

Narendra Modi Blog

Chaired a follow-up meeting to review ...

Chaired a follow-up meeting to review the situation following the Earthquake in...

Will share 'Mann Ki Baat' at ...

Will share 'Mann Ki Baat' at 11 AM today. http://www.narendramodi.in/mannkibaat/

Glad to have interacted with Panchayat ...

Glad to have interacted with Panchayat members on National Panchayati Day. Shari...

गुलाम ...

गुलाम अली साहब से मिलकर बहुत अच्छा लगा। काफ&

Will address a programme on National ...

Will address a programme on National Panchayati Raj Day. http://www.narendramodi...

At the Global Exhibition on Services, ...

At the Global Exhibition on Services, highlighted the rich potential for growth...

ZeeNews

Frequently asked questions about ...

Frequently asked questions about earthquakes

Indian copters rescue 203 people from ...

Indian copters rescue 203 people from quake-hit areas in Nepal

Indian helicopters on Sunday carried out back to back sorties totalling 23 hours of flying as they evacuated 203 stranded people after the devastating earthquake in Nepal that has claimed over 2,000 lives.
Air services resumed to quake-hit ...

Air services resumed to quake-hit Nepalese capital Kathmandu

Air services to Kathmandu on Sunday resumed though the airport in the quake-hit Nepalese capital had to be shut down for several hours in the afternoon due to a powerful aftershock.
Yechury rules out alliance with Congress

Yechury rules out alliance with Congress

Ruling out an alliance with Congress, CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Sunday sought co-operation of all "secular" opposition parties to fight the Narendra Modi government's economic policies and the "Hindutva agenda".
Gajendra Singh`s suicide has nothing to ...

Gajendra Singh`s suicide has nothing to do with Land Acquisition Bill: Venkaiah Naidu

Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said on Sunday that there was no link between Gajendra Singh's case, the farmer who allegedly committed suicide at an Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) rally, and the amended Modi government's Land Acquisition Bill.
No quake forecast for India by NASA: ...

No quake forecast for India by NASA: Government

The NASA has made no earthquake forecast for India, the government said on Sunday, and asked people to ignore text messages with a "fake" prediction of a strong quake to hit north India.

CNN-IBN

India steps up relief operations in ...

India steps up relief operations in Nepal, names it 'Operation Maitri'

Scaling up relief and rescue efforts in quake-hit Nepal that was named 'Operation Maitri', India on Sunday deployed two dozen military aircraft and choppers and was also undertaking a "big evacuation" through the road route.
Death toll in earthquake-hit Nepal ...

Death toll in earthquake-hit Nepal crosses 2,500 as fresh tremors jolt the area, rescue efforts on

As Nepal slowly came to terms with the full scale of tragedy and looked for survivours, the death toll due the 7.9 magnitude earthquake that hit the Himalayan country on Saturday crossed 2,500 while over 5,000 people have reportedly been injured. The government of Prime Minister Sushil Koirala declared the quake a national calamity as help poured in from Indian and several other countries.
No earthquake forecast for India by ...

No earthquake forecast for India by NASA: Government

The NASA has made no earthquake forecast for India, the government said on Sunday, and asked people to ignore text messages with a "fake" prediction of a strong quake to hit north India.
Air services resumed to Kathmandu on ...

Air services resumed to Kathmandu on Sunday evening

While national carrier Air India operated only two flights out of the five services it had planned to fly and cancelled the remaining three, private carriers SpiceJet, IndiGo and Jet Airways operated their services later on Sunday evening.
Delhi government to send food packets, ...

Delhi government to send food packets, drinking water to Nepal

Delhi Government has decided to send 25,000 packets of food and 25,000 pouches of drinking water as immediate relief for the people of earthquake-hit Nepal.
Mammoth relief operation on by India in ...

Mammoth relief operation on by India in Nepal

Stepping up relief and rescue operations in quake-hit Nepal, India on Sunday deployed over two dozen aircraft and choppers along with nearly 1000 trained personnel and said the situation in the Himalayan nation was "very, very serious".

NDTV

Nepal's Hospitals Swamped as Number of ...

Nepal's Hospitals Swamped as Number of Deaths Crosses 2,400-Mark, Thousands Injured

Overwhelmed doctors moved hundreds of patients onto the streets of Nepal's capital today when aftershocks rattled hospitals and buildings already damaged by an earthquake that killed more than 2,400 p...






Nepal Earthquake: 1300 Indians ...

Nepal Earthquake: 1300 Indians Evacuated So Far, 13 Aircraft, 35 Buses to be Used Soon

Six military aircraft are operational in Kathmandu but India hopes to push the figure to 13 by tonight, Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar said after a review of relief operations following the devastatin...






'India is With Nepal in This Hour of ...

'India is With Nepal in This Hour of Crisis,' Says PM Modi in 'Mann ki Baat'

In his monthly radio address Mann ki Baat today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke at length of Saturday's devastating quake, which claimed over 2,400 lives in neighbouring Nepal and more than 60 liv...






Fresh 6.7 Magnitude Earthquake Hits ...

Fresh 6.7 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Nepal; Over 2400 Killed

Fresh tremors were felt today across north and east India, a day after a quake devastated Nepal and affected parts of India. The aftershocks measured 6.7 in the Richter scale according to United State...






Bihar Counts Its Losses in Earthquake, ...

Bihar Counts Its Losses in Earthquake, Schools Closed Till Tuesday

Over 40 people have been killed and 170 injured in districts bordering Nepal after the second earthquake today, forcing the Bihar government to order the closure of schools across the state, till Tues...
Nepal Earthquake: Under-14 Girls' ...

Nepal Earthquake: Under-14 Girls' Football Team Reaches Delhi

The Under-14 girls' football team which had been detained in Nepal following Saturday's earthquake, has safely landed in Delhi.






Times of India

Live: Rescuers race against time, fear ...

Live: Rescuers race against time, fear reigns in quake-hit Nepal; toll 2,500

Rescuers struggle against time, fear ...

Rescuers struggle against time, fear grips Nepal

Racing against time, rescuers on Sunday waded through tonnes of rubble of flattened homes and buildings in Nepal to look for survivors of the earthquake that has killed over 2,500 people, including five Indians, and left more than 6,000 others injured.
Nepal: 100s cremated near Pashupatinath ...

Nepal: 100s cremated near Pashupatinath temple

Grieving families on Sunday cremated hundreds of victims of Nepal's earthquake near the famed Pashupatinath temple here, confusion and overcrowding marking the final rites.
Aftershocks jolt many states, Indian ...

Aftershocks jolt many states, Indian toll 62

Fresh tremors were today felt in northern and eastern parts of India including in Delhi sparking panic even as the death toll in the country after a powerful quake struck Nepal on Sunday rose to 62.
Army to undertake long term operations ...

Army to undertake long term operations in Nepal

With a large number of ex-servicemen living in Nepal, the Indian Army will launch long term operations there to reach out to them, defence minister Manohar Parrikar said on Sunday.
61 climbers rescued by Army's ...

61 climbers rescued by Army's expedition team

An Indian Army expedition team has rescued over 61 climbers from Mount Everest while it retrieved 19 bodies after the devastating earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday.

SIFY

Images: Devastation in Nepal

Images: Devastation in Nepal

In pictures: AAP rally and a tragedy

In pictures: AAP rally and a tragedy

In Pictures: PM Modi's date with civil ...

In Pictures: PM Modi's date with civil servants

In Pictures: Padma Awards 2015

In Pictures: Padma Awards 2015

Indians evacuated from Yemen

Indians evacuated from Yemen

Vague cocktail of woman empowerment & ...

Vague cocktail of woman empowerment & hypocrisy

The Telegraph

Deep down to the very top

Deep down to the very top

The epicentre of today's earthquake lies in one of the world's most active seismic zones, resulting from the collision of the Indian and Eurasian tectonic plates, where a period of quiescence had caused geologists to anticipate a big temblor.
Once reborn, tower vanishes

Once reborn, tower vanishes

A pile of rubble and bodies that was once Kathmandu's revered Dharahara Tower most poignantly captured the horror of the temblor that ravaged through Nepal today.
Avalanche claims Everest climbers

Avalanche claims Everest climbers

An Indian Army mountaineering team found 18 bodies on Mount Everest, an army spokesman said, after a huge earthquake in Nepal today unleashed an avalanche on the mountain at the start of the main climbing season.
Speed and synergy in launch of India's ...

Speed and synergy in launch of India's biggest rescue operation

India has launched what is beginning to look like its biggest peacetime relief-and-rescue operation in Nepal with an agility that is in sharp contrast to comparable efforts in the recent past.
Bihar and Bengal feel shock

Bihar and Bengal feel shock

At least 38 people were killed in Bihar today after the Nepal earthquake, with its epicentre 500km north of Patna, convulsed swathes of the eastern Indian state, particularly its northern border districts.
Photos on ballot papers from May 15

Photos on ballot papers from May 15

The Election Commission has decided to print ballot papers with photographs of all candidates contesting parliamentary and Assembly polls in a radical change likely to eliminate the possibility of "namesakes" scuppering the chances of a potential winner in close contests.

Rediff

India launches mammoth relief operation ...

India launches mammoth relief operation in Nepal

Stepping up relief and rescue operations in quake-hit Nepal, India on Sunday deployed over two dozen aircraft and choppers along with nearly 1000 trained personnel and said the situation in the Himalayan nation was "very, very serious".
Quake in Nepal leaves trail of ...

Quake in Nepal leaves trail of destruction, death toll mounts to 2,400

Massive rescue and relief efforts were mounted by India and other neighbours in Nepal, as two powerful aftershocks today rattled the country, adding to the misery of Saturday's devastation in which the casualties soared to 2,400 people dead and over 6000 others injured.
LIVE IPL: Agarwal out for 27 as Delhi ...

LIVE IPL: Agarwal out for 27 as Delhi continue to slip

Rs 6 lakh compensation for kin of those ...

Rs 6 lakh compensation for kin of those killed in quake

Government on Sunday announced Rs 6 lakh compensation for kin of those killed in the country due to the earthquake as Prime Minister Narendra Modi took stock of rescue and relief operations at home and in Nepal and directed that they be speeded up through close coordination among agencies.
Tendulkar, Dravid, Ganguly to select ...

Tendulkar, Dravid, Ganguly to select India's new coach

The trio, according to sources, will provide input to BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya and secretary Anurag Thakur, who were on Sunday entrusted with the job of finding the new coach at the Board of Control for Cricket in India's Working Committee meeting in Kolkata.
'Actors these days don't have unique ...

'Actors these days don't have unique voices like Amitabh'

'Amitabh Bachchan told me, "I don't appreciate other people doing my voice".'

India today

India U-14 girl footballers return ...

India U-14 girl footballers return safely from quake-hit Nepal

Eighteen players and five support staff members, who had gone to Nepal to take part in an Asian Football Confederation regional tournament, landed at the Delhi airport around 5:40pm on an IAF Aircraft C-17 on Sunday.






LIVE: Death toll crosses 2500 in Nepal, ...

LIVE: Death toll crosses 2500 in Nepal, 1240 Indians rescued so far

A strong earthquake aftershock struck India and Nepal on Sunday, shaking buildings in New Delhi and triggering an avalanche in the Himalayas. So far 2,200 people have been confirmed dead in earthquake. Watch Video






IPL 8, DD vs RCB Live: Bangalore rock ...

IPL 8, DD vs RCB Live: Bangalore rock Delhi with quick wickets

After breaking their home jinx, Delhi Daredevils would like to continue with their winning momentum when they clash against Royal Challengers Bangalore at Feroz Shah Kotla. Scorecard






IPL 8: Rajasthan Royals regain top spot ...

IPL 8: Rajasthan Royals regain top spot after Eden washout

Kolkata Knight Riders, currently placed third in the points table, will face a stern test against Rajasthan Royals in the absence of their mystery spinner Sunil Narine who was recently reported for suspect illegal bowling action in the IPL.
Ronaldo would be great anywhere, Messi ...

Ronaldo would be great anywhere, Messi wouldn't: Alex Ferguson

"Cristiano Ronaldo could play for Millwall, Queens Park Rangers, Doncaster Rovers or anyone and he'd score a hat-trick. I'm not sure Lionel Messi could do it," Alex Ferguson said.
KKR honour late Ankit Keshri as 16th ...

KKR honour late Ankit Keshri as 16th man, offer Rs 10 lakh

Ankit Keshri, a former Bengal Under-19 captain, sustained injuries while fielding on April 17 during a CAB senior knockout match and passed away on April 20 after a massive heart attack.






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

Nepal's hospitals swamped as quake toll ...

Nepal's hospitals swamped as quake toll passes 2,400, thousands injured

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Overwhelmed doctors moved hundreds of patients onto the streets of Nepal's capital on Sunday when aftershocks rattled hospitals and buildings already damaged by an earthquake that killed more than 2,400 people and devastated Kathmandu valley.
In Kathmandu Valley, quake-hit Nepalis ...

In Kathmandu Valley, quake-hit Nepalis fend for themselves

DHADING, Nepal (Reuters) - Barely any sign of an organised relief effort was visible outside Nepal's capital on Sunday, as aid agencies struggled to fly and truck relief supplies to a country stricken by its worst earthquake in eight decades.
Earthquake aftershock hits Nepal and ...

Earthquake aftershock hits Nepal and India, magnitude 6.7

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI (Reuters) - A strong earthquake aftershock struck India and Nepal on Sunday, shaking buildings in New Delhi and triggering an avalanche in the Himalayas.
Rescue plane reaches Kathmandu with ...

Rescue plane reaches Kathmandu with Everest injured

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - The first rescue plane carrying people injured in an avalanche at the Everest base camp arrived in Kathmandu on Sunday carrying 15 climbers who survived the collapse triggered by Nepal's worst earthquake in 81 years.
Injured flown from Everest, aftershock ...

Injured flown from Everest, aftershock triggers new avalanches

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - The first rescue plane carrying people injured in an earthquake-triggered avalanche that ripped through tents on Mount Everest arrived in Kathmandu on Sunday shortly before a strong aftershock rocked India and Nepal and triggered more snowfalls.
Bad weather hampers search for ...

Bad weather hampers search for avalanche survivors on Everest

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Bad weather frustrated efforts to rescue hundreds of climbers stranded on Mount Everest on Sunday, a day after an earthquake in Nepal triggered an avalanche in possibly the single deadliest incident on the world's highest peak.

CNN

Earthquake shatters Nepal's largest city

Earthquake shatters Nepal's largest city

Thousands of people are dead, and much of the nation's history has been devastated.
Powerful earthquake hits Nepal

Powerful earthquake hits Nepal

Indonesia: 72-hour warning given to ...

Indonesia: 72-hour warning given to death row inmates

Nine of ten mostly foreign prisoners on death row in Indonesia have been given 72 hours notice ahead of their execution, according to a spokesperson for the Attorney General's office.
Iran convoy turns away from Yemen

Iran convoy turns away from Yemen

A convoy of Iranian ships headed toward Yemen is now moving away from the war-torn country, days after the U.S. deployed warships to the Yemeni coast, according to two U.S. defense officials.
Why Turkey won't say the G-word

Why Turkey won't say the G-word

Sitting on a sunny bench in Istanbul's Gezi Park, Fadime Gurgen dismisses the controversy surrounding the 100th anniversary Friday of the massacre of Armenians under the Ottoman Empire with a wave of her hand.
Terrorists target Christians

Terrorists target Christians

While they aren't the only ones who suffer, Christians have found themselves targeted by terror groups like ISIS and Al-Shabaab because of their religion.

MSN

A brief history of the 'salaam'

A brief history of the 'salaam'

Aakar Patel on salutes and what they are meant to communicate
The other Parivar

The other Parivar

Bihar will be the litmus test for the Janata merger.
Jazz on Churchgate Street

Jazz on Churchgate Street

Bow ties, Lobster Thermidor, tipple in a teacup and Chris Perry—the look of Anurag Kashyap's forthcoming film reminds us of Bombay's gilded age
The unbreachable sand fortresses of ...

The unbreachable sand fortresses of Madhya Pradesh

As many as 170 villages along the mighty Chambal river in Madhya Pradesh have been taken over by the flourishing sand mafia, turning the vast swathe into a veritable fortress that even police dare not breach.
The story of the doctor and her 'gay' ...

The story of the doctor and her 'gay' husband

One can empathise with 'gay' husband Kamal Vedi but it's hard to really sympathise with him
AIIMS saga: He is gay, she was in love

AIIMS saga: He is gay, she was in love

A court sent the husband, also a doctor at AIIMS and described in his wife’s suicide note as a “homosexual”, to 14 days in custody

BBC

Nepal quake relief drive intensifies

Nepal quake relief drive intensifies

Rescue efforts intensify after more than 2,300 die in Nepal's worst quake in more than 80 years, as a powerful aftershock hits the region.
Gallipoli tributes to Anzac 'heroes'

Gallipoli tributes to Anzac 'heroes'

Australia and New Zealand hold ceremonies to mark the centenary of the military landings at Gallipoli during the First World War.
Kazakh leader seeks five more years

Kazakh leader seeks five more years

Kazakhstan votes in elections likely to extend the 26-year rule of President Nursultan Nazarbayev for another five years.
Pakistan PM condemns activist killing

Pakistan PM condemns activist killing

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif condemns the shooting of human rights activist Sabeen Mehmud and orders an investigation.
Indonesia issues execution orders

Indonesia issues execution orders

At least three of 10 people on death row in Indonesia for drug smuggling are given formal notice of their imminent execution.
Arrest over Japan radioactive drone

Arrest over Japan radioactive drone

A man who flew a drone carrying radioactive sand on to the roof of the Japanese prime minister's office has been arrested, Tokyo police say.

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

Tendulkar Dravid Ganguly to find new ...

Tendulkar Dravid Ganguly to find new India coach

Former stalwarts Sachin Tendulkar Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid will be part of the committee which will find Indian cricket teams new coach and the support staff






Those earthquake predictions on your ...

Those earthquake predictions on your WhatsApp are humbug govt has word of caution

A flurry of posts on social media and messaging platforms claimed another powerful earthquake was set to strike India in the wake of the devastating temblor in Nepal prompting the government to caution the media on Sunday against speculating about aftershocks






Resurgent Rahul farmers suicide puts ...

Resurgent Rahul farmers suicide puts land bill on backburner

A resurgent Rahul Gandhi and the suicide of a farmer at an AAP rally in the capital seem to have made the NDA government rethink its strategy on the land acquisition bill and put it on the backburner at least for now






Nepal quake NGO report had warned of ...

Nepal quake NGO report had warned of damage cited population growth

Though scientists had warned of the high probability of a massive earthquake in Nepal the devastation caused by the 79magnitude temblor was greater because of unplanned urbanisation and the failure of authorities to put in place measures to mitigate the damage






Earthquakedevastated Kathmandu ...

Earthquakedevastated Kathmandu resembles a bombed city

The Nepalese capitalnbsp resembled a city pummelled by multiple bomb explosionsnbsp on Sunday as the extent of the devastation caused by the powerful 79magnitude earthquake became clear






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Nepal quake How they got it wrong with insensitive posts on social media

The ripples of the 79magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal were also felt on social media where some were left red faced thanks to their insensitive posts on Twitter and Facebook






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BCCI to take legal advise on Chennai ...

BCCI to take legal advise on Chennai Super Kings de-merger

In recent times, this was perhaps the longest Working Committee meeting that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) had. On Sunday, after a marathon five-hour meeting at a city hotel, the members of the Working Committee decided to legal advise on the Chennai Super Kings' de-merger and sale of shares issue before taking any further action.
62 dead in India due to quake: Home ...

62 dead in India due to quake: Home secretary

The earthquake that devastated Nepal killed 62 people in India, Home Secretary L.C. Goyal said on Sunday.
No quake forecast for India by NASA: ...

No quake forecast for India by NASA: Government

 The NASA has made no earthquake forecast for India, the government said on Sunday, and asked people to ignore text messages with a "fake" prediction of a strong quake to hit north India.
Google executive killed in Nepal ...

Google executive killed in Nepal avalanche

Senior Google executive Dan Fredinburg was among more than a dozen people confirmed killed in an avalanche that swept through Everest base camp in the aftermath of the 7.9 magnitude earthquake in Nepal, media reported on Sunday.
Quake toll in UP now 14, schools closed ...

Quake toll in UP now 14, schools closed for two days

The toll due to Saturday's earthquake rose to 14 in Uttar Pradesh even as many parts of the state were on Sunday again jolted by fresh tremors that forced Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to order the closure of schools till Tuesday.
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KKR honour late Bengal cricketer Ankit Keshri as 16th man vs Royals, offers Rs.10 lakh

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), acting on a request from Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB), named late Bengal cricketer Ankit Keshri as the 16th squad member during their Indian Premier league (IPL) match against Rajasthan Royals at the Eden Gardens here on Sunday.

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Hasina, Zia Slam Each Other Ahead of ...

Hasina, Zia Slam Each Other Ahead of Mayoral Polls

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today slammed her arch-rival Khaleda Zia of Bangladesh Nationalist party (BNP) after the main opposition party decided to contest crucial mayoral elections following months of violent street campaign over general elections that left over 130 dead.
Punjab CM Badal Calls On Manmohan

Punjab CM Badal Calls On Manmohan

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today called on former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at the latter's residence here.
Tibetan Govt-in-Exile Announces Aid of ...

Tibetan Govt-in-Exile Announces Aid of Rs 12.5 L to Nepal

Expressing sadness at the devastation caused by the massive 7.
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Got Anonymous Threat Letter Last Year: Bangladeshi Writer

It's not just writer Taslima Nasreen who earned the wrath of fundamentalists.
Army, IAF Activate Disaster Management ...

Army, IAF Activate Disaster Management Mechanism for Nepal

Army's Gajaraj Corps and Indian Air Force (IAF), Tezpur, today activated disaster management mechanism for providing medical relief to people in earthquake-hit Nepal.
Nigeria Recalls Diplomats From South ...

Nigeria Recalls Diplomats From South Africa Over Attacks

Nigeria is recalling its top diplomats in South Africa because of "ongoing xenophobia targeting foreigners," said a government statement.

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Yechury rules out alliance with Cong, ...

Yechury rules out alliance with Cong, want secular parties to unite against Modi

Ruling out an alliance with Congress, CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Sunday sought co-operation of all "secular" opposition parties to fight the Narendra Modi government's economic policies and the "Hindutva agenda".

The post Yechury rules out alliance with Cong, want secular parties to unite against Modi appeared first on Firstpost.

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Govt will give citizenship to Bangladeshi Hindu refugees if BJP comes to power: Amit Shah in Assam

Hindu refugees from Bangladesh will be given Indian citizenship if BJP comes to power in Assam in next year's Assembly poll, party president Amit Shah on Sunday said.

The post Govt will give citizenship to Bangladeshi Hindu refugees if BJP comes to power: Amit Shah in Assam appeared first on Firstpost.

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Farmer suicide was drama enacted by AAP, party must discard dirty politics: RSS

The RSS has alleged that farmer Gajendra Singh's suicide was a "drama" enacted by AAP which turned out to be a "tragedy", and advised the party to take right lessons from the incident.

The post Farmer suicide was drama enacted by AAP, party must discard dirty politics: RSS appeared first on Firstpost.

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Avalanche triggered by Nepal earthquake sweeps Everest base camp, killing at least 17

At least 17 bodies have been recovered at the base camp on Mount Everest where hundreds of climbers, including many foreigners, are stranded after an avalanche triggered by Nepal's massive earthquake slammed into a part of the camp on the world's highest peak. Here are some images.

The post Avalanche triggered by Nepal earthquake sweeps Everest base camp, killing at least 17 appeared first on Firstpost.

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Yogendra Yadav- Prashant Bhushan supporters to launch ‘Swaraj Abhiyan’ today

The supporters of expelled AAP leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan will launch 'Swaraj Abhiyan' in Thane today to garner support for the leaders.

The post Yogendra Yadav- Prashant Bhushan supporters to launch ‘Swaraj Abhiyan’ today appeared first on Firstpost.

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How Rahul Gandhi’s Gorbachev remark on PM Modi caught BJP unaware

The Congress vice president, when asked to explain his Gorbachev remark, said Gorbachev was liked by the US because he privatized every industry in the country.

The post How Rahul Gandhi’s Gorbachev remark on PM Modi caught BJP unaware appeared first on Firstpost.

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Petrol prices down again

Petrol prices down again

Top Jamat leader hanged

Top Jamat leader hanged

AAP website blames BJP as top news, no ...

AAP website blames BJP as top news, no mention of Yogendra

Forex at record high

Forex at record high

Bangladeshi in Nun rape caught while ...

Bangladeshi in Nun rape caught while seculars blamed hindus

Saina is world number 1 badminton player

Saina is world number 1 badminton player

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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh mulls ...

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh mulls building 120 Kamadhenu Nagars in the next few months

NEW DELHI: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh wants to build 120 Kamadhenu Nagars in India in the next few months as part of overall efforts to venerate the sacred animals and make their life more comfortable, besides bringing them closer to the people. This strategy, it’s hoped, will also help reduce crime and reform convicts. The Kamadhenu Nagars are gaushalas, […]
RSS wants Centre to deport Kashmir ...

RSS wants Centre to deport Kashmir separatists to Pakistan

Government should work for overall development of the state in all sectors…tourism, education, health, peace and development of the state, he said. (PTI)   The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) today came down hard on separatists raising pro-Pakistan slogans, saying they should be deported to Pakistan. “Those who are chanting pro-Pakistan slogans, especially the separatists along […]
RSS reveals secret to reducing crime ...

RSS reveals secret to reducing crime and reforming convicts, and yes, it’s to do with cows

The solution to India’s crime problem is here. Well, actually, it is has always been here. We just haven’t been paying attention. What is it, you ask? It is … wait for it … cow’s milk. According to a report in the Economic Times, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh has plans to build about 120 cow shelters across India […]
Protest : Denigration of Shrikrushna in ...

Protest : Denigration of Shrikrushna in South Park’s animated TV Show

Appeal against the denigration of Hindu Deity Shrikrushna in South Park’s animated TV Show (now sold on DVDs) through their online store http://shop.southparkstudios.com/. We at Forum for Hindu Awakening (FHA) have received several complaints from devout Hindus regarding the sale of DVDs of an animated sitcom South Park through the online store, http://shop.southparkstudios.com/. The complaints pertain to […]
Students get cultured with smears of ...

Students get cultured with smears of color for Rutgers’ ‘Holi Moli’

Photo by Michelle Klejmont |  About 1,800 students playfully emptied packets of powdered flower petals on themselves, their friends and strangers Friday afternoon for Rutgers’ “Holi Moli,” on the Livingston campus to celebrate the Hindu tradition, Holi. Holi, also known as the “Festival of Colors” or the “Festival of Love,” is a spring celebration widely celebrated in areas of […]
HC issues rule over attack on Hindus in ...

HC issues rule over attack on Hindus in Gazipur  

The High Court has asked the authorities as to what steps have been taken over the attack on a temple and Hindus at Bangram in Gazipur. The authorities were asked to submit a report about the attacks and the steps taken thereafter on May 6. The bench of Justices Quazi Reza-Ul Hoque and Abu Taher Md […]

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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh mulls ...

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh mulls building 120 Kamadhenu Nagars in the next few months

NEW DELHI: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh wants to build 120 Kamadhenu Nagars in India in the next few months as part of overall efforts to venerate the sacred animals and make their life more comfortable, besides bringing them closer to the people. This strategy, it’s hoped, will also help reduce crime and reform convicts. The Kamadhenu Nagars are gaushalas, […]
RSS wants Centre to deport Kashmir ...

RSS wants Centre to deport Kashmir separatists to Pakistan

Government should work for overall development of the state in all sectors…tourism, education, health, peace and development of the state, he said. (PTI)   The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) today came down hard on separatists raising pro-Pakistan slogans, saying they should be deported to Pakistan. “Those who are chanting pro-Pakistan slogans, especially the separatists along […]
RSS reveals secret to reducing crime ...

RSS reveals secret to reducing crime and reforming convicts, and yes, it’s to do with cows

The solution to India’s crime problem is here. Well, actually, it is has always been here. We just haven’t been paying attention. What is it, you ask? It is … wait for it … cow’s milk. According to a report in the Economic Times, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh has plans to build about 120 cow shelters across India […]
Protest : Denigration of Shrikrushna in ...

Protest : Denigration of Shrikrushna in South Park’s animated TV Show

Appeal against the denigration of Hindu Deity Shrikrushna in South Park’s animated TV Show (now sold on DVDs) through their online store http://shop.southparkstudios.com/. We at Forum for Hindu Awakening (FHA) have received several complaints from devout Hindus regarding the sale of DVDs of an animated sitcom South Park through the online store, http://shop.southparkstudios.com/. The complaints pertain to […]
Students get cultured with smears of ...

Students get cultured with smears of color for Rutgers’ ‘Holi Moli’

Photo by Michelle Klejmont |  About 1,800 students playfully emptied packets of powdered flower petals on themselves, their friends and strangers Friday afternoon for Rutgers’ “Holi Moli,” on the Livingston campus to celebrate the Hindu tradition, Holi. Holi, also known as the “Festival of Colors” or the “Festival of Love,” is a spring celebration widely celebrated in areas of […]
HC issues rule over attack on Hindus in ...

HC issues rule over attack on Hindus in Gazipur  

The High Court has asked the authorities as to what steps have been taken over the attack on a temple and Hindus at Bangram in Gazipur. The authorities were asked to submit a report about the attacks and the steps taken thereafter on May 6. The bench of Justices Quazi Reza-Ul Hoque and Abu Taher Md […]

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