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ED seeks Mallya’s deportation; writes to MEA

ARMED with a non-bailable arrest warrant against him, Enforcement Directorate (ED) has approached the Indian External Affairs Ministry seeking initiation of deportation proceedings against...

International edition of Encyclopedia of Hinduism launched

INDIA'S vice president Hamid Ansari launched the international edition of the Encyclopedia of Hinduism in the presence of senior government ministers at a gala...

India’s $100bn solar push draws foreign firms

INDIA'S $100bn push into solar energy over the next decade will be driven by foreign players as uncompetitive local manufacturers fall by the wayside,...

Landslides block rescue efforts after India quake

RAIN and landslides were blocking rescue efforts of hundreds of workers searching for survivors of a 6.8 magnitude earthquake that jolted a remote Himalayan...

Tejpal barred from leaving country

THE prominent editor of a leading Indian investigative news magazine has been banned from leaving the country following a sexual assault scandal, police officials...

Grass with Gandhiji’s blood sells for £10,000

A PINCH of soil and blood-stained blades of grass from the place where Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in 1948 sold for £10,000 ($15,978.18) at...

India hardens stance against US protectionism

INDIA’S trade minister on Tuesday (March 4) accused the US of excessive trade protectionism, launching a broadside that coincided with the visit of a...

Court orders fresh trial in Salman Khan’s hit-and-run case

AN INDIAN court on Thursday (December 5) ordered a fresh trial for Bollywood star Salman Khan, who is accused of culpable homicide in a...

India’s cash-to-the-poor welfare reform starts

  INDIA'S government is set to roll out on Tuesday (January 1) the first phase of its hugely ambitious plans to hand out cash to...
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India, Russia contract soon on 5th generation fighter aircraft

 India and Russia will soon sign a contract for jointly developing the much-delayed fifth-generation fighter aircraft, a top Russian official has said. Sergei Chemezov,...