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Congress plans overhaul after Rahul’s elevation

He will be made Congress president most likely at a party session in Bengaluru. Read More...

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Omar may take over NC as Farooq yields to pressure

Omar’s efforts have met with resistance from some seniors in the party who fear fading into oblivion under an all-Omar team. Read More...

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CBI refuses exemption, but Jagan will go on his walkathon

CBI counsel has argued that there was no ground for allowing Jagan to be absent from the trial, as it would delay the completion of the case. Read More...

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Centre hurries to upgrade AIIMS Patna

Eight new departments, which will include emergency services, will be made functional at AIIMS Patna within four months. Read More...

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Centre gears up to end unscrupulous practices in medical exams

Besides NEET PG, other exams like FMGT, DNB may be conducted by the TCS, the authorised agency for AIIMS. Read More...

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Kashmir simmers as braid-chopping incidents go on unchecked

The police have decided to go for lie detection tests of the complainants as they suspect false alarms are being raised. Read More...

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Two LeT militants killed in Pulwama

Waseem Shah was the main force behind the 2016 unrest in South Kashmir. Read More...

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Conservatives oppose Haj for unaccompanied women

Ministry of Minority Affairs last week recommended that Muslim women above 45 years be allowed to travel unaccompanied for Haj. Read More...

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MCD toll booth creates jams on DND flyway

The toll collection booth has been placed on a narrow stretch on the flyway.Read More...

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Parents try to prove son was murdered, did not take own life

The deceased’s father said the murder could have been committed by some youths with whom the family had some arguments in the past. Read More...

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Coal India increases supply to power plants

Several initiatives are being taken by CIL to ensure increased supply to the power sector. Read More...

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Smart Cities Mission gets a Berkeley facelift

India has retained its position as the third biggest start-up base in the world, according to a 2016 NASSCOM report. Read More...

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Britain prepares for no-deal with EU

Only 26% Britons think any deal would be better than a no deal.Read More...

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India at centre of ISIS recruitment drive

ISIS has mutated into a form that is on the cusp of creating severe security challenges to the major powers, including India. Read More...

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Mukul Roy all set to embark on Bengal yatra

Mukul Roy will travel across West Bengal for a month as part of a programme named, ‘Bangla, Tumi Kemon Achho?’ ‘How are you, Bengal?’ Read More...

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Centre gears up to end unscrupulous practices in medical exams

Besides NEET PG, other exams like FMGT, DNB may be conducted by the TCS, the authorised agency for AIIMS. Read More...

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Smart Cities Mission gets a Berkeley facelift

India has retained its position as the third biggest start-up base in the world, according to a 2016 NASSCOM report. Read More...

Business
India at centre of ISIS recruitment drive

ISIS has mutated into a form that is on the cusp of creating severe security challenges to the major powers, including India. Read More...

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‘Dancing came as naturally to me as eating and sleeping’

Renowned Kuchipudi dancer Bhavana Reddy speaks to Swati Singh about performing shows internationally, and her attempts to make the classical dance form popular among India’s youth. Read More...

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Some ethical objections to the ‘Named Person Scheme’

A controversial Scottish law gives special powers to state-appointed officials, authorising them to monitor, and report on, the lives of children on the pretexts of good health and wellbeing. But it’s far from perfect. Read More...

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Coal India increases supply to power plants

Several initiatives are being taken by CIL to ensure increased supply to the power sector. Read More...

Business
Mukul Roy all set to embark on Bengal yatra

Mukul Roy will travel across West Bengal for a month as part of a programme named, ‘Bangla, Tumi Kemon Achho?’ ‘How are you, Bengal?’ Read More...

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Breaking the Anglophone barrier

The English language publishing trade in India comprises a big chunk of the business for top multinational presses. But now, the metropolitan publishing circuit here seems to be looking beyond the Anglophone reader, setting up elaborate programmes for supporting and promoting vernacular languages, writes Bhumika Popli. Read More...

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