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PM Modi leaves for tour of France, UAE, Bahrain

Ahead of his visit to France, the UAE and Bahrain, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the engagements will strengthen India's relations with...

More phones than toilets in Indian homes: census

INDIAN census data has revealed that more homes in the country of 1.2 billion people have a telephone than a toilet. The figures, collected...

Journalist killed in police firing in Manipur

  A JOURNALIST of a private TV channel was killed in police firing on supporters of the indefinite general strike in northeast Indian state Manipur on Sunday (December...

Government pay hike may hurt country’s finances’

FITCH Ratings said on Friday (November 20) a proposed 23.6 per cent hike in salaries and pensions for about 10 million current and former...

Carmakers to launch green and cheap cars to fight smog crisis in India

CARMAKERS are gearing up to launch affordable hybrid and electric cars for India in the next few years, executives said, lured by government incentives...

Pakistan accuses India of funding militants as diplomatic relations dive

Pakistan accused old foe India on Wednesday of funding militant groups, a day after the nuclear-armed neighbours said they would expel half the other's embassy staff...

Taliban shoot dead Indian author in Afghanistan, say police

SUSPECTED Taliban in Afghanistan shot dead Indian author Sushmita Banerjee, whose book about her dramatic escape from the militants in the 90s became a...

Railways to invite bids for manufacturing modern coaches

    The Railways will invite financial bids worth over Rs 20,000 crore for manufacturing around 5,000 AC and non-AC coaches that will be equipped with...

India gang-rape emboldened victims, says family

THE fatal gang-rape of a student on a bus in New Delhi shattered India’s silence over sexual violence and emboldened victims to speak out,...

SC declines urgent hearing on Hardik Patel’s plea

The Supreme Court Tuesday refused to accord urgent hearing to Congress leader Hardik Patel's plea challenging the Gujarat High Court order rejecting stay on...