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SC says audience need not stand when Anthem played in films

The Supreme Court today clarified that the audience need not stand when the National Anthem is played as a part of the storyline of...

Ranbaxy to pay $40m to settle Texas litigation

GENERIC drugmaker Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd said it has agreed to pay $39.75m (£24.83m) to settle litigation concerning its participation in Texas Medicaid, the US...

EC set to announce polls to Gujarat, Himachal assemblies

The Election Commission is set to announce elections to the Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh assemblies this evening.The poll panel has convened a press conference...

Nawaz Sharif shuns Indian limo for Nepal summit

PAKISTANI Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will bring his own car to a regional meeting in Nepal next week, an official said on Tuesday (November...

US urges India, Pakistan to cool Kashmir tensions

THE US on Wednesday (January 9) called on India and Pakistan to seek to cool tensions after Delhi accused the Pakistani army of beheading...

Modi defends India cash ban after criticism

INDIA’S Prime Minister Narendra Modi hit back today at the mounting criticism of his decision to withdraw all high-denomination bank notes from circulation, describing...

Court convicts one, acquits 10 others in Phoolan Devi murder

A DELHI court on Friday (August 8) convicted key accused Sher Singh Rana in the 13-year-old sensational murder of bandit-turned-politician Phoolan Devi, who was...

Government wins vote on retail FDI in Lok Sabha

THE FRAGILE ruling UPA coalition won a vote on allowing foreign supermarkets to operate in Asia’s third-largest economy on Wednesday (December 5), in a...

Disease threatens as Kashmir flood waters turn fetid

EMERGENCY workers on Monday (September 15) battled to prevent waterborne diseases like cholera from spreading as fetid water swilled around the Kashmir valley more...

Record rains flood Tamil Nadu; more to come

THE heaviest rainfall in over a century caused massive flooding cross the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, driving thousands from their homes, shutting auto...