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China to push mergers by listed firms ...

China to push mergers by listed firms amid market rout

Global markets have also swung wildly on fears about slowing growth in China, the world's second-largest economy.
Sri Lanka's Sirisena promises new era ...

Sri Lanka's Sirisena promises new era of clean government

Some family members and allies of Rajapaksa, who defeated a 26-year Tamil insurgency in 2009, face charges of misusing state resources and corruption.
Arun Jaitley lacks understanding of ...

Arun Jaitley lacks understanding of OROP issue: Ex-servicemen

Yesterday, Jaitley had virtually ruled out annual revision of pension under OROP.
Bihar Polls 2015: Election Commission ...

Bihar Polls 2015: Election Commission likely to announce poll dates this week

From the day of the announcement to the first notification, EC usually keeps a gap of three weeks. But the gap could also be four weeks -- which is the outer limit.
J&K police arrest separatist leader ...

J&K police arrest separatist leader Masarat Alam in defiance of court orders: Report

The Jammu and Kashmir police re-arrested separatist leader Masarat Alam on Tuesday, despite a court order against his arrest, says a report in Indian Express.
Need to move towards more direct taxes, ...

Need to move towards more direct taxes, says Jayant Sinha

Direct taxes are taxes such as income tax, which is levied on the income or profits of the person who pays it, rather than on goods or services. Indirect tax on the other hand is levied on goods and services irrespective of income of the consumer.

The Hindu

Six Maoists arrested in Dantewada

Six Maoists arrested in Dantewada

Six members of the outlawed Communist Party of India (Maoist) were arrested by the police from different parts of Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh on Tuesday.The arrested Maoists include...
'Efforts to trace Indian prisoners of ...

'Efforts to trace Indian prisoners of war in Pak. jail draws a blank'

The Centre on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that efforts to gather information from the Pakistan government about prisoners of war (POW) from 1965 and 1971 drew a blank with the neighbouring coun...
18 killed in Himachal bus accident

18 killed in Himachal bus accident

Eighteen persons were killed and 12 others injured on Tuesday when a bus fell 200 metres deep into a gorge at Nathpa on Hindustan-Tibet national highway, about 185 km from Shimla. Fifteen...
Monthly season tickets, platform ...

Monthly season tickets, platform tickets to go paperless

Monthly season tickets and platform tickets will soon go paperless as railways is planning to launch a mobile-based application for the same shortly.Paperless monthly season tickets and pla...
Release compensation to farmers: sangha

Release compensation to farmers: sangha

The Karnataka Pranta Raitha Sangha (KPRS) urged the State government to release compensation to farmers whose crops were severely damaged due to failure of rain. It also sought implementation of dr...
Nitish: Modi ‘disturbed’ due to ...

Nitish: Modi ‘disturbed’ due to falling GDP, Sensex

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his remarks on “package” saying he made such “shallow” comments as he was “disturbed” due to fall in the GDP...

Niti Central

Centre planning to set up land bank

Centre planning to set up land bank

The central government is mulling setting up a land bank to facilitate and pace up social and economic development, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said today.

The post Centre planning to set up land bank appeared first on India News Analysis Opinions on Niti Central.

‘Pani Parishad’ – Conference on ...

‘Pani Parishad’ – Conference on river pollution, water issues tomorrow in Nashik

A day-long 'Pani Parishad' (Water Conference) to discuss water-related issues such as river pollution, inadequate rainfall among others would be held here tomorrow, seer Shankaracharya Adhokshyajanand of Jagannath Puri Peeth said today.

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AP Assembly Speaker murder: Maoist ...

AP Assembly Speaker murder: Maoist leader produced in court

A top Maoist leader, accused in the murder case of former Andhra Pradesh Assembly Speaker Duddilla Sripada Rao in 1999, was today produced before a local court which extended his judicial remand till September 15.

The post AP Assembly Speaker murder: Maoist leader produced in court appeared first on India News Analysis Opinions on Niti Central.

Kashmiri Pandits stage rally in ...

Kashmiri Pandits stage rally in Srinagar to press for their demands

Non-migrant Kashmiri Pandits today staged a second rally in as many weeks to press for their demands including proper rehabilitation, employment and financial packages for the youth and renovation of temples.

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Farooq Abdullah seeks early resumption ...

Farooq Abdullah seeks early resumption of Indo-Pak talks

National Conference patron Farooq Abdullah today called for early resumption of dialogue between India and Pakistan, saying it is "imperative" as people of Jammu and Kashmir have to bear the brunt of tension between the two countries.

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NITI Aayog to organize a workshop on ...

NITI Aayog to organize a workshop on Transforming Urban India

NITI Aayog is organizing a workshop titled “Transforming Urban India: Developing Smart and Sustainable Cities” at India International Center in New Delhi tomorrow on September 2, 2015.

The post NITI Aayog to organize a workshop on Transforming Urban India appeared first on India News Analysis Opinions on Niti Central.

The Net Hindu

Indo-Pak talks: Pakistani Insanity And ...

Indo-Pak talks: Pakistani Insanity And Ours

Real Crime: Adil Shahryar For Warren ...

Real Crime: Adil Shahryar For Warren Anderson

Mr. B Raman Was Right. Free Aseemanand, ...

Mr. B Raman Was Right. Free Aseemanand, Sadhvi Pragya

Yakub Memon: New Cause Célèbre Of ...

Yakub Memon: New Cause Célèbre Of Indian Liberal

Lalitmodigate: A Crisis And An ...

Lalitmodigate: A Crisis And An Opportunity for Modi Sarkar

Narendra Modi: The New Sheriff In Town

Narendra Modi: The New Sheriff In Town

Narendra Modi Blog

Released the book, “Red Tape to ...

Released the book, “Red Tape to Red Carpet… and then some" written by Mrs. Gina...

It was wonderful meeting ...

It was wonderful meeting Australia's Minister for Trade and Investment, Mr. Andr...

Met the former Prime Minister of ...

Met the former Prime Minister of Australia, Mr. Paul Keating.

At the meeting on Sarva Shiksha ...

At the meeting on Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, called for identifying & embracing key...

Am sure you will enjoy reading about ...

Am sure you will enjoy reading about highlights of #YogaDay celebrations across...

Met top officials from Soft Bank ...

Met top officials from Soft Bank Corporation, Bharti Enterprises & Japan Bank fo...

ZeeNews

China asks India, Pakistan to exercise ...

China asks India, Pakistan to exercise restraint at border

 "Closely following" Indo-Pak border tensions, China today called on both countries to exercise restraint and "manage" their differences through dialogue.
FTII students want fresh talks, write ...

FTII students want fresh talks, write letter to Rajyavardhan Rathore

With no end in sight to the 82-day-old strike at FTII, agitating students on Tuesday sent a fresh letter to the government for resumption of talks but remained "firm" on their main demand of removal of Gajendra Chauhan as chairman of the institute.
How `Geeta` lost the chance to come to ...

How `Geeta` lost the chance to come to India

Geeta, the deaf and mute Indian girl stuck in Pakistan for more than a decade, would have been in India had the Indo-Pak NSA-level talks not been cancelled.
Naved, 3 other terrorists were seen off ...

Naved, 3 other terrorists were seen off by top LeT men at LoC

When Mohammad Naved Yakub, the Pakistani terrorist caught during Udhampur attack, and his three associates sneaked into India on June 2, two top LeT commanders came all the way from Islamabad to see them off besides handing over arms and ammunition.
3-member panel submits report on FTII ...

3-member panel submits report on FTII situation to Govt

A three-member committee constituted by the Information and Broadcasting Ministry to examine the "ground situation" at Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) submitted its report today.
One more arrested in Udhampur attack ...

One more arrested in Udhampur attack case

In yet another arrest in the Udhampur attack, NIA on Tuesday booked an alleged overground worker of banned Lashker-e-Toiba (LeT) outfit who had transported four terrorists from one place in Kashmir to another after they infiltrated into Valley.

CNN-IBN

Mother Teresa to be canonised in ...

Mother Teresa to be canonised in September 2016

Mother Teresa would be canonised in September 2016, senior priest and spokesperson of the Syro Malabar Church Paul Thelekkat said on Monday.
Madhya Pradesh: Bid to crush police ...

Madhya Pradesh: Bid to crush police officials under crane in Rewa district

A crane driver tried to run over policemen during a crackdown on the mining mafia in Madhya Pradesh's Rewa district.
Kolkata: Fire breaks out in New Market ...

Kolkata: Fire breaks out in New Market area, no casualties reported

A fire was reported in the busy New Market area of Kolkata on Monday. Fire brigade officials said there was no report of any casualty in the blaze though it caused panic in the busy area.
Government launches NITI Aayog website ...

Government launches NITI Aayog website with blogs section

The government on Monday launched the website of NITI Aayog with a blogs section that will have articles, field reports, work in progress and opinions by the officials.
Aruna Shanbaug: A life brutally cut ...

Aruna Shanbaug: A life brutally cut short, lived in coma for 42 years to tell her story

She lived for 42 years in a vegetative state after surviving a brutal sexual assault on November 27, 1973. A ward boy in the hospital where she worked choked Aruna Ramachandra Shanbaug with a dog chain and sodomised her. Sohanlal Bharat Valmiki was waiting for Aruna to leave for home. He was waiting to take revenge as she had pulled him up for stealing food meant for stray animals.
Chinese company to set up units at GMR ...

Chinese company to set up units at GMR SEZ, to invest $3.5 billion

GMR Infrastructure on Monday said it has inked pact with Guizhou International Investment Corp (GiIC), a consortium of three Chinese manufacturing firms, to set up units at its SEZ in Kakinada, a move that will see $3.5 billion worth of investments in the next 5 years.

NDTV

Ishant Suspended for One Test After ...

Ishant Suspended for One Test After Verbal Altercation With Sri Lanka

Ishant Sharma will miss India's first Test against South Africa in Mohali in November after he was found guilty of breaching the ICC Code of Conduct following heated altercations with Sri Lankan crick...








Government Accepts Report on Tax Waiver ...

Government Accepts Report on Tax Waiver in Relief for Foreign Investors

In a move to placate foreign investors, the government has accepted a report on minimum alternate tax or MAT which recommends a waiver of tax on capital gains of earlier years.








Kohli a Proactive Captain, Makes Things ...

Kohli a Proactive Captain, Makes Things Happen: Gavaskar

Virat Kohli, who became the first Indian captain since Mohammad Azharuddin (1993) to win a series in Sri Lanka, drew high praise from former skipper Sunil Gavaskar.








Government Accepts Shah Panel Report, ...

Government Accepts Shah Panel Report, MAT Not to be Levied on FIIs: Jaitley

Finance Minister Arrun Jaitley is addressing a press conference on the A P Shah Committee's recommendation to grant relief to FIIs on Minimum Alternate Tax.








Hamid Ansari's Talk About Affirmative ...

Hamid Ansari's Talk About Affirmative Action for Muslims Sparks Debate

Vice President Hamid Ansari has called for affirmative action to address problems confronting Muslims in India, including "identity and security".








An 82-Year-Old Living on a Few ...

An 82-Year-Old Living on a Few Teaspoons of Water a Day

Badani Devi's weakness is self-induced, the result of her undertaking Santhara, the ancient Jain tradition of fasting unto death.








Times of India

In a big relief to foreign investors, ...

In a big relief to foreign investors, govt accepts Shah panel report on MAT

In a big relief to foreign institutional investors, the government on Tuesday accepted recommendation of a high level panel that minimum alternate tax should not be imposed on overseas portfolio investors retrospectively.
Centre terms Manipur situation as 'very ...

Centre terms Manipur situation as 'very tense'

The Centre today termed as "very tense" the situation in Manipur where eight people were killed and 31 others injured following large scale arson and violence.
Ishant suspended for one Test, to miss ...

Ishant suspended for one Test, to miss SA opener

Ishant Sharma was on Tuesday suspended for one Test match for breaching ICC's Code of Conduct during the third Test against Sri Lanka.
Kohli shows signs of great leadership: ...

Kohli shows signs of great leadership: Gavaskar

It was also Kohli's first win as Test captain and Gavaskar was pleased with the way he handled the team.
‘Indrani’s troubled past made her ...

‘Indrani’s troubled past made her cold-hearted’

According to experts, female victims of chronic abuse in their childhood may sometimes start identifying with the perpetrator and may take on the behavioural patterns of the perpetrator.
Indrani dumped me as I wasn't rich: ...

Indrani dumped me as I wasn't rich: Siddharth Das

Claiming to be the biological father of Sheena and Michail Bora, Siddharth Das, who said he had a live-in relationship with Indrani Mukherjea, on Tuesday said she must hang if she did kill their daughter.

SIFY

Images: Patels on warpath as quota ...

Images: Patels on warpath as quota politics gets deadly in Gujarat

Amazing! IAF rescues climber from ...

Amazing! IAF rescues climber from 20,000 feet!

Images: 29 killed, 25 hurt in MP twin ...

Images: 29 killed, 25 hurt in MP twin train derailment

Images: Pakistani terrorist captured as ...

Images: Pakistani terrorist captured as ambush kills two BSF troopers

In Pictures: Kalam's final journey

In Pictures: Kalam's final journey

Images: Terror returns to Punjab, ...

Images: Terror returns to Punjab, militants gun down eight

The Telegraph

Modi tightens hold with latest shuffle

Modi tightens hold with latest shuffle

Last week, as more grisly details of the Sheena Bora case kept viewers riveted to their television screens, Narendra Modi and his finance minister Arun Jaitley tweaked and restructured the team of desk jockeys at North Block.
Clue to infant moral compass

Clue to infant moral compass

A set of never-before experiments has helped psychologists detect differences in brain activity that appear to suggest that infants and toddlers have a moral compass that allows them to distinguish altruistic from antisocial actions.
Death penalty curbs mooted

Death penalty curbs mooted

The Law Commission today recommended the abolition of the death penalty except for terror-related offences, making it the first official body in India to take a formal stand against capital punishment.
Top court stays ban on Jain ...

Top court stays ban on Jain fast-to-death ritual

The Supreme Court today stayed a Rajasthan High Court order that had banned the centuries-old Jain practice of Santhara, or starving oneself to death to attain salvation.
TMC turns attention to farmers

TMC turns attention to farmers

The Trinamul Congress has woken up to the need to galvanise its fledgling farmers' outfit to take on the Left that has used its peasants' wing to attack the Mamata Banerjee government.
'War' to stifle critical voices

'War' to stifle critical voices

M.M. Kalburgi's murder is part of an intensifying war against critical thinking by forces that use obscurantist beliefs in the quest for political hegemony, academics and activists said today.

Rediff

More Mukerjea please, we're starving

More Mukerjea please, we're starving

'You know, there's not much else happening other than the juicy murder story starring the TV mogul's trophy turned huntress wife,' says Mango Indian.
'Rhythm was one thing I wanted to get ...

'Rhythm was one thing I wanted to get all through the series'

Having focused more on Test cricket over the last year, Man of the Series Ravichandran Ashwin has come to terms with the fact that cricket's longest format is no "child's play".
Tendulkar leads India greats in ...

Tendulkar leads India greats in congratulating Kohli's victorious team

Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar joined a host of former greats in congratulating India's cricket team on the historic series triumph over Sri Lanka on Tuesday.
'We want to see an open debate about ...

'We want to see an open debate about Modi's record'

'We are calling for democratic accountability even as we talk about Digital India.'
Mobile First: A Traveler's Tale

Mobile First: A Traveler's Tale

Strategy Guru Roopa Unnikrishnan decided to go Mobile Only when she and her family took a recent vacation.
'Prasad incident made angry Ishant ...

'Prasad incident made angry Ishant bowled brilliantly'

India captain Virat Kohli does not mind if anger or aggression is channelised in the right direction which is what happened with a fiery Ishant Sharma after his altercation with Dhammika Prasad.

India today

India win series, end 22-year drought ...

India win series, end 22-year drought in Sri Lanka

Ravichandran Ashwin took four wickets to propel India to their first Test series win in Sri Lanka in 22 years, defeating the hosts by 117 runs in the third Test.








Why Modi taunted Nitish, Lalu for going ...

Why Modi taunted Nitish, Lalu for going with Cong in Bihar

Calling the rally a Tilanjali Sabha (Ceremony of Abandonment), Modi said, "Congress put JP in jail. I want to ask Nitish and Lalu who are JP followers that they have now given Tilanjali to JP."








Real women don't expose, real men won't ...

Real women don't expose, real men won't rape: Watch this disgusting piece of cinema

The film's message is if women dressed responsibly, men won't rape them.








India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test Day 5: As ...

India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test Day 5: As it happened

India are in the driver's seat and can create history by winning the series as Sri Lanka fight for survival on the fifth and final day. But Sri Lanka's Mathews and Kusal Perera are holding fort in Colombo.








Are cops allowed to touch me: Indrani ...

Are cops allowed to touch me: Indrani asks her lawyer

Indrani's lawyer also argued with cops that they should allow her to consult her advocate in private, but her lawyer was allotted only 30 minutes, that too in the presence of 5 Mumbai Police officials.








When Indrani Mukerjea posed as Sheena ...

When Indrani Mukerjea posed as Sheena Bora to send break-up messages to Rahul

Indrani sent five messages to Rahul, the son of former Star India chief Peter Mukerjea and Sheena's alleged boyfriend, after Sheena's death.








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

Five protesters killed in fresh Nepal ...

Five protesters killed in fresh Nepal violence - police

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepali police shot dead at least four protesters and killed a fifth on Tuesday as demonstrators threw stones and petrol bombs, angry at a new planned constitution.
Sri Lanka's Sirisena promises new era ...

Sri Lanka's Sirisena promises new era of clean government

COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Tuesday promised a new era of clean government, capitalising on a strong voter mandate for a government of national unity to pursue economic and political reforms.
Afghan man and woman given 100 lashes ...

Afghan man and woman given 100 lashes in public for adultery

KABUL (Reuters) - An Afghan man and woman found guilty of adultery received 100 lashes on Monday in front of a crowd who filmed their punishment, TV footage showed. 
Four killed, dozens wounded, in suicide ...

Four killed, dozens wounded, in suicide attack on Pakistan forces

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed at least four people and wounded dozens on Tuesday in northwest Pakistan, where security forces are battling Islamist militants, officials said.
Tibetans say homeland under Chinese ...

Tibetans say homeland under Chinese occupation, call for autonomy

DHARAMSALA, India (Reuters) - Tibet's leadership in exile said on Tuesday its mountain homeland was occupied by China and called for more autonomy, days after Chinese President Xi Jinping vowed an unceasing fight against "separatism" by the Dalai Lama and his followers.
Pakistani official says Haqqani ...

Pakistani official says Haqqani militants weakened, despite U.S. concern

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan's foreign policy chief responded to U.S. concerns that the country remains a haven for the feared Haqqani network, saying on Monday that the militants have been weakened by an army offensive and now operate mostly out of Afghanistan.

CNN

Police claim reward in hunt for shrine ...

Police claim reward in hunt for shrine killers











Olympic wrestlers beware, Sudan's ...

Olympic wrestlers beware, Sudan's fighting giants are coming

The walls are lined with spectators as the sun hangs low in the sky. It is 5.30pm on a Friday at the wrestling arena in Hajj Yousif, Khartoum, Sudan and the air is thick with anticipation as two wrestlers circle one another at the center of the sand-filled ring -- bowed forward, with their eyes locked and foreheads just millimeters from touching.









Boko Haram gunmen on horseback kill ...

Boko Haram gunmen on horseback kill dozens











Pope Francis says priests can forgive ...

Pope Francis says priests can forgive abortions

Pope Francis rocked the Catholic world -- again -- on Tuesday by announcing that women who have had an abortion are not automatically excommunicated but can seek forgiveness from priests during the church's upcoming "Year of Mercy."









EXCLUSIVE: Petraeus explains how ...

EXCLUSIVE: Petraeus explains how jihadists could be peeled away to fight ISIS -- and Assad

It was an arresting headline in The Daily Beast on Monday: "Petraeus: Use al Qaeda to fight ISIS." The report didn't quote retired Gen. David Petraeus directly, but suggested he had told associates that he supports using "so-called moderate members of al Qaeda's Nusra Front to fight ISIS in Syria."









Auschwitz 'showers' offend visitors

Auschwitz 'showers' offend visitors











MSN

Why the Indian state must listen ...

Why the Indian state must listen carefully to Hamid Ansari

The Vice President of India would be one among the few voices that carry credibility
Hardik Patel’s key aide accused of ...

Hardik Patel’s key aide accused of fraud

However, Dinesh, a close relative of late Savji Korat, a minister in the former Keshubhai Patel govt, said the move was politically motivated to break their agitation.
'India prepared for 'swift and short' ...

'India prepared for 'swift and short' wars in future'

Army Chief Gen Dalbir Singh on Tuesday said India is prepared for "swift and short" wars in the future.
'There should be a rational basis for ...

'There should be a rational basis for implementation of OROP'

"I want to appeal to everybody that there should be a reasonable and rational basis for this implementation," said the Union Finance Minister.
'Renaming Aurangzeb Road is trying to ...

'Renaming Aurangzeb Road is trying to rewrite Delhi's history'

JD(U) voiced its reservations about NDMC decision to rename Aurangzeb Road
'All they chanted was Modi, Modi': PM's ...

'All they chanted was Modi, Modi': PM's dig at Nitish

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a rally in Bhagalpur, his fourth in Bihar, where elections will be held by November.

BBC

Second Bangkok bombing suspect held

Second Bangkok bombing suspect held

A second foreign suspect has been arrested in connection with the deadly bombing at a Bangkok shrine in August, the Thai PM says.
Tokyo 2020 Olympics logo scrapped

Tokyo 2020 Olympics logo scrapped

The logo for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Games is scrapped after allegations that it was plagiarised.
Trained monkeys and banned pigeons: ...

Trained monkeys and banned pigeons: China prepares for a parade

China is deploying trained monkeys, falcons and blanket TV coverage to try to ensure that Thursday's military parade takes place without a hitch.
Thai court acquits Phuket reporters

Thai court acquits Phuket reporters

A court in the southern Thai island of Phuket acquits two journalists of defaming the navy in a 2013 article on human trafficking.
Five dead in fresh Nepal protests

Five dead in fresh Nepal protests

Nepalese police shoot dead five protesters in the south of the country angry at a draft constitution to split the country into federal states.
India secure series win in Sri Lanka

India secure series win in Sri Lanka

India win a Test series in Sri Lanka for the first time since 1993 with a 117-run victory in the third Test in Colombo.

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

Indefinite curfew imposed in Manipur ...

Indefinite curfew imposed in Manipur after 3 more die in clashes

Violence flared up in Manipur on Tuesday as three people died allegedly in clashes with police a day after an angry mob torched the houses of a minister and five legislators to protest new state laws that aim to regulate the influx of outsiders








Ishant suspended for one Test for ...

Ishant suspended for one Test for breaching ICC code of conduct

India pacer Ishant Sharma was handed a oneTest suspension on Tuesday for breaching ICCs code of conduct during the third Test against Sri Lanka in which he got into repeated altercations with opposition players








Strike over labour reforms may hit ...

Strike over labour reforms may hit banking, transport on Wednesday

Nearly 150 million workers from 10 central trade unions will go on strike on Wednesday against the governments proposed labour reforms with the protest likely to shut down banks factories as well as auto taxi and flight services in many parts of the country








Indrani silent but singing accomplices ...

Indrani silent but singing accomplices give leads to Sheena's murder

Indrani Mukerjeas alleged silence and refusal to shed light in the murder of daughter Sheena Bora have prompted police to turn to her accomplices former husband Sanjeev Khanna and driver Shyam Rai to crack the gripping crime








Bihar elections: Why Bhagalpur is ...

Bihar elections: Why Bhagalpur is important to Modi's BJP

The Silk city Bhagalpur the political hub of eastern Bihar was the target of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday as he attempted to improve the NDAs electoral prospects in a region where it faces its toughest challenge








India win Lanka Test series, but ...

India win Lanka Test series, but batting a cause for concern

India pleased as they must be at the series win should still feel a bit disappointed that the scoreline is 21 and not 30 in their favour India lost the first Test after having dominated the match for the most part but a stunning batting collapse saw them lose from a position of strength








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Gionee launches lifestyle range of ...

Gionee launches lifestyle range of smartphones

Chinese handset-maker Gionee on Tuesday launched its F series of lifestyle smartphones by introducing the F103 phone priced at Rs.9,999.
Maruti-Suzuki launches hybrid Ciaz at ...

Maruti-Suzuki launches hybrid Ciaz at Rs. 8.23 lakh

Carmaker Maruti Suzuki India (MSIL) on Tuesday launched the Ciaz SHVS - India's first smart hybrid diesel vehicle equipped with modern technologies - at prices starting from Rs.8.23 lakh.
Ishant Sharma, Dinesh Chandimal ...

Ishant Sharma, Dinesh Chandimal suspended for on-field spat

India's pace spearhead Ishant Sharma was today suspended for one Test match for breaching ICC's Code of Conduct during the third cricket Test against Sri Lanka where he got into repeated altercations with opposition players.
Woman sets herself ablaze in Gurgaon ...

Woman sets herself ablaze in Gurgaon police station

A 25-year-old woman on Tuesday set herself on fire at a police station here alleging police inaction in bringing back her husband from Bihar.
SRK is my favourite: Athiya Shetty

SRK is my favourite: Athiya Shetty

Actress Athiya Shetty, who is set to make her Bollywood debut with Nikhil Advani's directorial "Hero", says that superstar Shah Rukh Khan is her "favourite" hero.
18 killed in bus crash in Himachal

18 killed in bus crash in Himachal

Eighteen people were killed and 15 others injured on Tuesday when a private bus rolled down 200 metres into a gorge in Kinnaur in Himachal Pradesh, police said.

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Quota Row: Hardik to Organise 'Reverse' ...

Quota Row: Hardik to Organise 'Reverse' Dandi March

The Patel quota movement spearhead Hardik Patel will organise a "reverse" Dandi march from Dandi to Ahmedabad later this week in a bid to scale up the agitation in its second phase.
Five-Yr-Old Allegedly Abducted, Raped ...

Five-Yr-Old Allegedly Abducted, Raped in Maharashtra

An unidentified person abducted a 5-year-old girl sleeping by her mother's side from a house in the wee hours today and raped her at a public toilet, police said here.
Nitish Doing Politics of Package: BJP

Nitish Doing Politics of Package: BJP

BJP today hit back at Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar's criticism of the Prime Minister's announcement of Rs 1.
Kashmiri Separatist Leader Masarat Alam ...

Kashmiri Separatist Leader Masarat Alam Arrested Again

Hardline separatist leader Masarat Alam was re-arrested today soon after his release from high security Kotbalwal jail in Jammu, where he was lodged since April 17 for waving Pakistani flags and chanting anti-national slogans during a separatist rally in Srinagar.
Eight Terrorists Killed in Airstrikes ...

Eight Terrorists Killed in Airstrikes in Pakistan

Eight terrorists were today killed in airstrikes in the restive tribal areas in northwest Pakistan.
India's Oil Exploration Off Vietnam ...

India's Oil Exploration Off Vietnam 'Illegal': Chinese Daily

Terming India's plans to conduct oil exploration off Vietnam coast in the South China Sea as "illegal", a state-run Chinese daily today said it is an "unwise move" that may "sabotage" positive momentum in ties.

FirstPost

Modi snatches Nitish’s development ...

Modi snatches Nitish’s development card; asks why he’s rubbing shoulders with JP’s tormentors

As Modi concludes his series of pre-election rallies in Bihar at Bhagalpur, he seems determined to push the election agenda on two issues-development and good governance. Ironically, these two issues were once the calling cards of the incumbent chief minister Nitish Kumar.

The post Modi snatches Nitish’s development card; asks why he’s rubbing shoulders with JP’s tormentors appeared first on Firstpost.

Renaming Aurangzeb Road is trying to ...

Renaming Aurangzeb Road is trying to rewrite Delhi’s history, please intervene: Sharad Yadav writes to PM Modi

JD(U) voiced its reservations about NDMC decision to rename Aurangzeb Road after former President APJ Abdul Kalam, and requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to intervene into the matter saying it will open "pandora's box".

The post Renaming Aurangzeb Road is trying to rewrite Delhi’s history, please intervene: Sharad Yadav writes to PM Modi appeared first on Firstpost.

PM Modi’s shallow remarks at ...

PM Modi’s shallow remarks at Bhagalpur a result of falling GDP, Sensex: Nitish Kumar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his remarks on "package" saying he made "shallow" comments.

The post PM Modi’s shallow remarks at Bhagalpur a result of falling GDP, Sensex: Nitish Kumar appeared first on Firstpost.

Modi in damage control mode for ...

Modi in damage control mode for ‘DNA’ jibe, now calls Biharis ‘most intelligent’

Under fierce attack for his DNA jibe against Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, which has been turned into a major electoral weapon against him, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday sought to make amends, calling Biharis the "most intelligent" people.

The post Modi in damage control mode for ‘DNA’ jibe, now calls Biharis ‘most intelligent’ appeared first on Firstpost.

Live: Nitish’s government was ...

Live: Nitish’s government was sleeping on the job, Modi says in Bhagalpur

We track the live updates as the Prime Minister addresses a rally in Bhagalpur.

The post Live: Nitish’s government was sleeping on the job, Modi says in Bhagalpur appeared first on Firstpost.

Arun Jaitley is also right on OROP, but ...

Arun Jaitley is also right on OROP, but the issue needs a compromise solution

With every passing day, the issue of OROP - one rank, one pension for retired armed forces personnel - is likely to become more unsolvable. When so many of them are sitting on strike at Jantar Mantar and getting increasingly emotional about it, it is simply not possible for government to wave an account book […]

The post Arun Jaitley is also right on OROP, but the issue needs a compromise solution appeared first on Firstpost.

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Parrot accused of hurling abuses at old ...

Parrot accused of hurling abuses at old woman

Muslim demand Nepal declare as hindu ...

Muslim demand Nepal declare as hindu state

Rahul has cheat sheet in parliament

Rahul has cheat sheet in parliament

Quattacrachi rocks parliament debate

Quattacrachi rocks parliament debate

US policemammad cartoonen defend ...

US policemammad cartoonen defend freedom of speech killing jihadist against Prophet Moh

The false chinese investment in Pakistan

The false chinese investment in Pakistan

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Number of RSS shakhas up 61% in 5 ...

Number of RSS shakhas up 61% in 5 years: Report

Mumbai, August 16 (TOI): A bunch of lively schoolboys form a circle around an authoritative 12-year-old in khaki shorts and a superman T-shirt at a Navi Mumbai maidan on a weekday night. At first glance, they look merely like children at play. But as the boy leading the group conducts a series of activities from games […]
Indians should be proud of ‘unity in ...

Indians should be proud of ‘unity in diversity’, says Mohan Bhagwat in his Independence Day speech

Bhagwat said the Independence Day is celebrated by people belonging to every community and sect in the country. RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat speaks during celebration of 69th Independence Day in Surat on Saturday. PTI photo RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Saturday said the people of India should take pride in the country’s unity in diversity and strive towards […]
Mostly men: To strike gender balance, ...

Mostly men: To strike gender balance, RSS decides to induct more women in its ranks

The ratio of women in the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) compared to that of men is highly skewed… it always has been. The national team of the VHP has a total of 30 workers, a mere three are women and ABVP’s total strength is 22 and only 3 members across the country are women. But RSS […]
Norfolk’s first Hindu temple

Norfolk’s first Hindu temple

Credit: ITV Anglia An old pub on the Acle Straight between Norwich and Great Yarmouth is about to become Norfolk’s first Hindu temple. Norfolk’s first Hindu Temple Credit: ITV Anglia Members of the county’s Hindu community have been granted planning permission for the conversion, after a 15-year search for somewhere to worship, celebrate, and teach the […]
HAF, Cal State Long Beach, and Sri Siva ...

HAF, Cal State Long Beach, and Sri Siva Vishnu Temple present Teach India

Empowering Educators to Better Teach Indian History and Hinduism In Your Neighborhood! “I felt embarrassed…because the textbooks focused on everything that seemed bad about the culture.” – high school student, age 15   “My teacher told me they heard Hindus can’t interact with people of different social status than them.” -high school student, age 15 […]
SNDP Yogam’s Hindu Identity Fully in ...

SNDP Yogam’s Hindu Identity Fully in Line with Sri Narayana Guru’s Principles

SNDP Yogam’s present attempt to orchestrate the Hindu unity in truck with the Sangh Parivar organisations has nothing queer in it when set against Kerala’s history of social renaissance. True, the Renaissance Movement social reformers like Sri Narayana Guru launched still guides the cultural ethos of Keralites. But how much such a statement is relevant […]

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Number of RSS shakhas up 61% in 5 ...

Number of RSS shakhas up 61% in 5 years: Report

Mumbai, August 16 (TOI): A bunch of lively schoolboys form a circle around an authoritative 12-year-old in khaki shorts and a superman T-shirt at a Navi Mumbai maidan on a weekday night. At first glance, they look merely like children at play. But as the boy leading the group conducts a series of activities from games […]
Indians should be proud of ‘unity in ...

Indians should be proud of ‘unity in diversity’, says Mohan Bhagwat in his Independence Day speech

Bhagwat said the Independence Day is celebrated by people belonging to every community and sect in the country. RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat speaks during celebration of 69th Independence Day in Surat on Saturday. PTI photo RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Saturday said the people of India should take pride in the country’s unity in diversity and strive towards […]
Mostly men: To strike gender balance, ...

Mostly men: To strike gender balance, RSS decides to induct more women in its ranks

The ratio of women in the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) compared to that of men is highly skewed… it always has been. The national team of the VHP has a total of 30 workers, a mere three are women and ABVP’s total strength is 22 and only 3 members across the country are women. But RSS […]
Norfolk’s first Hindu temple

Norfolk’s first Hindu temple

Credit: ITV Anglia An old pub on the Acle Straight between Norwich and Great Yarmouth is about to become Norfolk’s first Hindu temple. Norfolk’s first Hindu Temple Credit: ITV Anglia Members of the county’s Hindu community have been granted planning permission for the conversion, after a 15-year search for somewhere to worship, celebrate, and teach the […]
HAF, Cal State Long Beach, and Sri Siva ...

HAF, Cal State Long Beach, and Sri Siva Vishnu Temple present Teach India

Empowering Educators to Better Teach Indian History and Hinduism In Your Neighborhood! “I felt embarrassed…because the textbooks focused on everything that seemed bad about the culture.” – high school student, age 15   “My teacher told me they heard Hindus can’t interact with people of different social status than them.” -high school student, age 15 […]
SNDP Yogam’s Hindu Identity Fully in ...

SNDP Yogam’s Hindu Identity Fully in Line with Sri Narayana Guru’s Principles

SNDP Yogam’s present attempt to orchestrate the Hindu unity in truck with the Sangh Parivar organisations has nothing queer in it when set against Kerala’s history of social renaissance. True, the Renaissance Movement social reformers like Sri Narayana Guru launched still guides the cultural ethos of Keralites. But how much such a statement is relevant […]

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