DNA India

David Headley deposition: LeT aborted ...

David Headley deposition: LeT aborted plan to target Siddhivinayak Temple ahead of 26/11 Mumbai attacks

Headley, who had visited Mumbai seven times to scout for targets, revealed that plans to target Mumbai had started over a year before November 26, 2008 and that LeT initially wanted to attack a conference of Indian defence scientists at Taj Mahal Hotel for which even a dummy of the hotel was prepared.
India vs Sri Lanka: After defeat, Dhoni ...

India vs Sri Lanka: After defeat, Dhoni takes a dig at the pitch

Dhoni felt shot selection could have been better and 135-140 would have been a competitive score.
China confirms first imported Zika ...

China confirms first imported Zika case: Reports

The Zika virus was detected in a 34-year-old man from Ganxian county of Jiangxi province, Xinhua said.
Congress sting operation on AAP: BJP ...

Congress sting operation on AAP: BJP seeks Arvind Kejriwal's resignation

The Kejriwal government has no "moral right" to stay in power as one after another of his ministers is found to be "involved" in "corruption and fraud", said Delhi BJP president Satish Upadhyay.
Congress delegation meets Rajnath Singh ...

Congress delegation meets Rajnath Singh over crises in Delhi civic bodies

Led by Delhi Congress president Ajay Maken, the delegation submitted a memorandum to Singh.
Siachen miracle: Lance Naik Koppad had ...

Siachen miracle: Lance Naik Koppad had served in 'difficult, challenging' areas, says senior officer

Koppad also volunteered to serve in the north-east from 2010 to 2012 where he actively participated in successful operations against NDFB and ULFA.

The Hindu

Mahanta, son injured in accident

Mahanta, son injured in accident

Former Assam Chief Minister Prafulla Kumar Mahanta, his son and two others were injured when their car travelling in a convoy hit a stationary truck in this district on Tuesday night, police said.
Army Capt goes missing from train on ...

Army Capt goes missing from train on way to Delhi

An Army captain posted in Jammu and Kashmir went missing while travelling by train from Katihar to New Delhi. His relatives have registered a case of suspected abduction with Railway police on Tuesda...
Governor cannot pre-empt CM’s powers: ...

Governor cannot pre-empt CM’s powers: court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday observed that a Chief Minister’s exclusive powers cannot be pre-empted by the Governor, who should use his powers in a fair and limited manner for the sake of survival of ...
Modi may attend Sangh’s meet on ...

Modi may attend Sangh’s meet on education

About 700 school principals from the RSS’ education wing, Vidya Bharti, will converge here from February 11 to 14 to take part in a seminar on education that is likely to be attended by Prime Ministe...
BJP, Akali Dal decide to contest polls ...

BJP, Akali Dal decide to contest polls together

"The BJP will fight 23 seats, the Shiromani Akali Dal will fight 91 seats".
GSI says it is sole agency to research ...

GSI says it is sole agency to research meteorite finds

Asks Tamil Nadu government to report such cases in future

Niti Central

Muslim clerics meet: Terror on agenda

Muslim clerics meet: Terror on agenda

A group of Muslim clerics will hold a day-long meeting on Monday to discuss the issue of terrorism including alleged use of petrodollars in stoking it and ways to tackle the growing menace.

The Net Hindu

Mr. PM: The Corrupt Must Be Brought To ...

Mr. PM: The Corrupt Must Be Brought To Justice

Why is everyone so angry with Aamir ...

Why is everyone so angry with Aamir Khan?

Muslim-Yadav Defeat Modi. Will Destroy ...

Muslim-Yadav Defeat Modi. Will Destroy India.

Indian Idiots Helping Pakistan

Indian Idiots Helping Pakistan

BJP Leaders Need To Practice “No ...

BJP Leaders Need To Practice “No Comment”

Murder Over Beef Hurts Entire Nation

Murder Over Beef Hurts Entire Nation

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

Centre to see that no innocents are ...

Centre to see that no innocents are punished: Najma Heptulla

Heptulla said she has sought Rs 5,000 crore allocation for her Ministry in the union budget for 2015-16 to implement various schemes for minorities.
Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad ...

Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad `highly-motivated`, served in `difficult, challenging` areas

Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad was enrolled in 19th Battalion of Madras Regiment on October 25, 2002.
Army soldier rescued from Siachen ...

Army soldier rescued from Siachen Glacier after six days, battles for life; PM Modi calls his spirit `indomitable`

Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad was miraculously rescued from the Siachen Glacier after being buried under 35 feet of snow for six days.
Consider plea for Bharat Ratna to ...

Consider plea for Bharat Ratna to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, Madras HC tells Centre

The Madras High Court on Tuesday directed the Union Home Ministry to consider a plea seeking conferment of Bharat Ratna on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.
Siachen tragedy: Lance Naik ...

Siachen tragedy: Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad`s family reaches Army hospital in Delhi

Koppad's family was taken to the army hospital from the Indira Gandhi airport in a military car.
`Treat us like Atal Bihari Vajpayee ...

`Treat us like Atal Bihari Vajpayee did` - BJP allies to ruling party ahead of Budget Session

 BJP's allies have reportedly told the ruling party at the Centre not to take them for granted.

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

Those Who Can't Live Without Beef ...

Those Who Can't Live Without Beef Mustn't Visit Haryana: Anil Vij

Haryana's Health Minister Anil Vij today said that the people who cannot live without eating beef should not visit the state where stringent cow protection laws are in place.








'Treat Us Like Vajpayee Did,' Say BJP's ...

'Treat Us Like Vajpayee Did,' Say BJP's Allies Ahead Of Budget Session

Days before the crucial Budget session of Parliament begins, the BJP's allies have sent the ruling party a stern warning: "Don't take us for granted." The Akali Dal has suggested that the current BJP ...








Another Leopard Spotted Around ...

Another Leopard Spotted Around Bengaluru School

Two days after a leopard entered a private school near Varthur in Bengaluru, another one was spotted on Tuesday around the same school.








In Jammu and Kashmir, People Give A ...

In Jammu and Kashmir, People Give A Thumbs Up To Governor's Rule

For Sayed Ikram, an entrepreneur from Srinagar, Governor's Rule in the state is a blessing in disguise. For a year, he has been waiting for clearance from the government for a mini hydro power project...








Assault With A Deadly Weapon? Man ...

Assault With A Deadly Weapon? Man Charged With Throwing Alligator Into Restaurant

Florida authorities have arrested a man accused of throwing a live alligator through a restaurant's drive-through window.








Not Exactly A Hardened Criminal. But ...

Not Exactly A Hardened Criminal. But This Goat-And Owner-Were Arrested.

It's not exactly a garden variety reaction to a patch of grass occasionally being serviced as the stomping ground of a disobedient goat -the police in a district of Chhattisgarh detained the goat and ...








Times of India

Did Ajmal Kasab and others have a ...

Did Ajmal Kasab and others have a getaway plan?

David Coleman Headley’s deposition about his reconnaissance in Mumbai raises questions on whether Ajmal Kasab and the nine other 26/11 terrorists were on a suicide mission or had a getaway plan.
Places Headley chose as targets still ...

Places Headley chose as targets still vulnerable

The deposition of David Headley before the special 26/11 court shows that three places identified as targets by him were not touched by the assailants.
35ft under snow, airpocket kept the ...

35ft under snow, airpocket kept the Armyman alive

Health experts also believe that Koppad survived because he was trapped in an air pocket. Soldiers posted in harsh icy conditions across the world are trained to look for air pockets in case of an avalanche and know how to clear the snow near the nose and the mouth so that they can keep breathing.
1st T20I: Sri Lanka beat India by 5 ...

1st T20I: Sri Lanka beat India by 5 wickets

Sri Lanka chased down India's third-lowest total with five wickets to take a 1-0 lead in three-match series in Pune's MCA stadium on Tuesday.
North Korea satellite achieves stable ...

North Korea satellite achieves stable orbit

A satellite launched into orbit by North Korea on Saturday has now stabilized in its orbit around the earth, a US official and a second source familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.
Schools run classes on 'odd-even' ...

Schools run classes on 'odd-even' system here

Much before Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal introduced the 'odd-even' system to ease traffic and control pollution in the national capital, Bihar education department had resorted to this formula for rationing space in schools.

SIFY

Why the Republic Day is different this ...

Why the Republic Day is different this year?

Images that rocked social media in 2015

Images that rocked social media in 2015

Let's blame Narendra Modi for all of ...

Let's blame Narendra Modi for all of India's ills!

Gujarat grooves to Garba tunes as ...

Gujarat grooves to Garba tunes as festival begins

India celebrates Ganesh Chaturthi

India celebrates Ganesh Chaturthi

Images of dead Syrian toddler on beach ...

Images of dead Syrian toddler on beach haunts the world

The Telegraph

26/11 target Headley 'forgot' to mention

26/11 target Headley 'forgot' to mention

The Bhabha Atomic Research Centre was on the list of targets for the 26/11 terror attack, David Coleman Headley told a Mumbai court today after his deposition had ended and all the lawyers and FBI and external affairs ministry representatives had left the courtroom.
Jab at Pak with UAE

Jab at Pak with UAE

India has nudged the United Arab Emirates into agreeing to a joint statement unusually critical of Pakistan's use of terrorism as state policy, after the deposition by David Coleman Headley.
Deal finger at Pachauri

Deal finger at Pachauri

A woman who had levelled sexual harassment charges at Rajendra Pachauri, former head of The Energy and Resources Institute, today claimed officials in the organisation were trying to pressure her into an out-of-court settlement.
Cong trains 'extortion' gun at Kejri ...

Cong trains 'extortion' gun at Kejri minister

The Congress today accused an Aam Aadmi Party minister in Delhi of running "an extortion racket" and released audio and video tapes to back up the charge.
Governor powers limited: Top court

Governor powers limited: Top court

The Supreme Court today said governor J.P. Rajkhowa had "no business" to send a message to the Arunachal Assembly on what was to be discussed at a House session he had controversially brought forward as it amounted to usurping legislative functions.
Bhojshala test looms

Bhojshala test looms

The Shivraj Singh Chouhan government in Madhya Pradesh is facing hostility from within the BJP over Bhojshala prayers.

Rediff

Second-string Lanka bring down mighty ...

Second-string Lanka bring down mighty India

Sri Lanka defeated India by five wickets in the first Twenty20 international cricket match to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series, in Pune on Tuesday.
What Headley's deposition means for ...

What Headley's deposition means for India

'His deposition shows that the dividing line between Pakistan's State and non-State actors had completely blurred in Mumbai's 26/11 terror strikes.'
It was more English wicket than Indian, ...

It was more English wicket than Indian, Dhoni takes a dig

A livid India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Tuesday took a dig at the pitch prepared for the first T20 International terming it an "English" rather than Indian track.
Pachauri's promotion makes my flesh ...

Pachauri's promotion makes my flesh crawl, says complainant in open letter

The woman who had accused environmentalist R K Pachauri of sexual harassment, on Tuesday tore into TERI, saying the "shameful" decision of appointing him as executive vice-chairman of the green body made her "flesh crawl", and resolved to take the case to a logical conclusion.
Auto Expo: Stunning new cars from 19 ...

Auto Expo: Stunning new cars from 19 brands

Audi India launched the second generation 2016 Audi R8 at the show.
Windfall for Google CEO Pichai with ...

Windfall for Google CEO Pichai with $199 million stock grant

Google chief executive Sundar Pichai received a grant for 273,328 Class C Google stock units.

India today

Exclusive: How Indian Army carried out ...

Exclusive: How Indian Army carried out its biggest rescue operation at Siachen

India Today's special coverage of the massive rescue efforts from the world's highest battlefield.








1st T20I: Second-string Sri Lanka ...

1st T20I: Second-string Sri Lanka humiliate World No 1 India

Chasing a meagre target of 101 runs, the Lankans were boosted by a 39-run partnership by Dinesh Chandimal (35) and Chamara Kapugedera (25) to romp home with two overs to spare.








Exclusive: How Siachen's miracle ...

Exclusive: How Siachen's miracle survivor was rescued

Witness how Siachen's miracle survivor was rescued.








1st T20I: Second-string Sri Lanka ...

1st T20I: Second-string Sri Lanka humiliate World No 1 India

Sri Lanka rode on a strong bowling performance to defeat India by five wickets in the first Twenty20 and take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.








Siachen soldier, who was buried under ...

Siachen soldier, who was buried under 35 feet snow at 20,500 feet for 5 days, is in a coma

Lance Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad, who was rescued alive yesterday five days after he along with his nine other colleagues were buried in snow in Siachen , is in coma and put on ventilator at an army hospital in Delhi.








#HeadleyNailsPak: What can India do ...

#HeadleyNailsPak: What can India do with Headley's testimony?

In his show To The Point, host Karan Thapar asked various questions to his panel of experts, who were of the opinion that pretty much what Headley said was already in the public domain. They also said that the information will be useful if the other accused stand trial in India.








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

Death of former leader Sushil Koirala ...

Death of former leader Sushil Koirala poses potential problems for Nepal

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Former Nepali Prime Minister Sushil Koirala, a moderate figure in the impoverished country's unsettled politics, died on Tuesday, presenting a potential hurdle in attempts to win greater rights for minorities in a new constitution.
Sri Lanka war crimes investigation must ...

Sri Lanka war crimes investigation must be impartial with or without foreign judges - U.N. official

COLOMBO (Reuters) - The United Nations will not force Sri Lanka to accept a role for international judges in investigating possible war crimes during the 26-year Tamil insurgency but any process must be impartial and independent, the U.N. human rights chief said on Tuesday.
Maldives arrests judge, former legal ...

Maldives arrests judge, former legal official over court order

MALE (Reuters) - Police in the Maldives arrested a judge and former prosecutor general over their alleged involvement in a fraudulent court order to arrest President Abdulla Yameen, a presidential spokesman said on Monday.
U.S. troop reinforcements head for ...

U.S. troop reinforcements head for embattled southern Afghan province

KABUL (Reuters) - Hundreds more U.S. troops are headed for Afghanistan’s strife-torn Helmand province to shore up security forces who have struggled in the face of sustained Taliban attacks, officials said.
Suicide bombers in Afghanistan kill 9, ...

Suicide bombers in Afghanistan kill 9, wound 23

GARDEZ, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Two suicide bombers targeting Afghan government and military employees killed at least nine people on Monday and wounded 23, officials said.
Nepal's Madhesis call off blockade over ...

Nepal's Madhesis call off blockade over charter

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal’s ethnic minority groups lifted a four-month-old blockade along a major trading point with India on Monday, saying it didn't want ordinary people to suffer anymore, but vowed to carry on with its campaign against the new constitution.

CNN

Three arrested in murder of baby and ...

Three arrested in murder of baby and his parents in Mexico

Mexican authorities have arrested three suspects in the case of a 7-month-old baby who was shot and killed along with his parents as they left a convenience store in the city of Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca state.









World's biggest solar plant opens in ...

World's biggest solar plant opens in Sahara











Girl with 'butterfly skin' dies

Girl with 'butterfly skin' dies

Jessica Ramirez Gaviria, the sick young woman who fought to force Colombia to protect her right to life, has died. Ramirez Gaviria suffered from a condition known as 'butterfly skin' and died in a Bogota hospital from health complications caused by the illness.









Why North Korea's satellite launch is ...

Why North Korea's satellite launch is troubling

Pyongyang celebrated with fireworks, and a North Korean government spokesman dismissed international efforts to block the successful launch of the country's second satellite as nothing more than a "puppy barking at the moon." Grandiosity, provocation and defiance clearly remain the key elements of North Korean foreign policy. But while claiming the satellite launch is a peaceful use of outer space in accordance with international norms, the international community rightly sees it differently.









Actor, model kicked off flight for ...

Actor, model kicked off flight for turban

Waris Ahluwalia's trip to Mexico started out as a thrilling visit to a contemporary art show.









10 killed, 50 seriously injured in ...

10 killed, 50 seriously injured in train crash











MSN

Lance Naik battles for life on ...

Lance Naik battles for life on ventilator support

Lance Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad was battling for survival after being evacuated.
Pak 'concerned' at India’s military ...

Pak 'concerned' at India’s military might

Pakistan’s military establishment is said to be “very concerned” 
'Don't take us for granted'

'Don't take us for granted'

NDA allies said they felt ignored because the government was not keeping them in the loop on big decisions.
Cong's sting op: AAP minister's staff ...

Cong's sting op: AAP minister's staff asking Rs 30 lakh bribe

Congress on Tuesday demanded immediate resignation of Delhi Minister Imran Hussain, alleging a sting operation has purportedly revealed that a Rs 30 lakh bribe was demanded by a person for regularising an illegal construction in Ballimaran area of north Delhi on his behalf, a charge denied by the AAP leader.
Swamy to lead RSS information campaign ...

Swamy to lead RSS information campaign on Ram temple

RSS will now train its volunteers and sympathisers so that they can check the alleged "disinformation campaign" on the social media.
Buck Stops Here: Headley's testimony ...

Buck Stops Here: Headley's testimony nails ISI, Hafiz Saeed

Tonight on The Buck Stops Here:5-hour testimony: Headley nails ISI, Hafiz Saeed role in 26/11 David Coleman Headley has made revelations in his video deposition to a court in Mumbai - on his role, and that of Lashkar-e-Taiba and Pakistani ISI in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks. Will these confessions give India scope to provide Pakistan with a fresh dossier on terror from its soil?India's no to discriminatory data pricing: Has TRAI #savedtheinternet?India has today voted for net neutrality, banning immediately any 'discriminatory' pricing for data - that means no content can be offered at discounted rates. The decision comes as a blow to Facebook's free internet scheme, Free Basics, promoted aggressively by founder Mark Zuckerberg. The regulator also added that violators will be fined Rs 50,000 per day.

BBC

US warns over N Korea plutonium bomb

US warns over N Korea plutonium bomb

North Korea could soon have enough plutonium to build nuclear weapons after restarting one of its reactors, a US spy chief says.
Clashes over Hong Kong food stalls

Clashes over Hong Kong food stalls

Police have clashed with protesters in the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong during an operation to shut down illegal food stalls.
Indian police 'to use slingshots'

Indian police 'to use slingshots'

Police in India's northern Haryana state will use slingshots to control violent protesters, a senior officer says.
Indonesia imprisons IS supporters

Indonesia imprisons IS supporters

A court in Indonesia sentences seven men to between three and five years in jail for supporting the Islamic State (IS) group.
Taiwan quake building developer held

Taiwan quake building developer held

Police in Taiwan are questioning the developer of a building which collapsed in Saturday's earthquake, killing at least 39 people.
'Miracle rescue' of avalanche soldier

'Miracle rescue' of avalanche soldier

An Indian soldier who was buried in an avalanche that struck the Siachen glacier six days ago has been found alive, officials say.

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

'Fed up', says Lucknow typist after ...

'Fed up', says Lucknow typist after images of cop abuse go viral

An elderly man who became an overnight star when an image of a policeman kicking his typewriter went viral has said he is fed up with all the attention and just wants to go back to typing letters








RSS is like Supreme Court for BJP: ...

RSS is like Supreme Court for BJP: Nitish Kumar on quota row

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday announced the list of 242 candidates for the Grand Alliance on the last day for filing nominations for the first phase of assembly elections








Woman jumps off moving train with kid, ...

Woman jumps off moving train with kid, husband to escape molestation

A 27yearold woman jumped out of a moving train with her 10monthold baby and husband after she was allegedly molested by a group of inebriated copassengers in West Bengals Alipurduar police said on Wednesday








In post-midnight notice, Gujarat HC ...

In post-midnight notice, Gujarat HC asks govt to ‘find’ Hardik

In a postmidnight development the Gujarat High Court directed the state government to find Hardik Patel leader of the reservation agitation after an aide moved a habeas corpus petition alleging that Hardik had been illegally detained by police








Republican Jeb Bush says ...

Republican Jeb Bush says multiculturalism wrong for US

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush said Tuesday that multiculturalism is bad for the United States adding that immigrants who close themselves off from American culture deny themselves access to economic rewards








Somnath Bharti an embarrassment to ...

Somnath Bharti an embarrassment to party, should surrender: Kejriwal

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday described his former law minister Somnath Bharti as an embarrassment to the ruling Aam Aadmi Party AAP and said he should surrender in a case of attempt to murder and domestic violence filed by his wife








ABP news

AB de Villiers breaks South African ...

AB de Villiers breaks South African records

After Virat Kohli broke several records with his 138-run knock, South Africa captain AB de Villiers also hit a century (112) to notch up a few records for himself during the fourth ODI between India and South Africa at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Thursday.
Check price rise, Thackeray tells BJP

Check price rise, Thackeray tells BJP

Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday attacked his ally the BJP over rising food prices and warned that governments can fall because of unchecked price rise.
India vs South Africa: Virat Kohli's ...

India vs South Africa: Virat Kohli's ton powers India to 35-run win, series level 2-2

Virat Kohli slammed a brilliant 138 before the bowlers produced an impressive performance as India comfortably beat South Africa by 35 runs to level the series 2-2, here on Thursday.
Dalit boy charged with theft found dead ...

Dalit boy charged with theft found dead in Haryana

Close on the heels of two Dalit children being burnt alive at Sanped village in Faridabad, a 15-year-old Dalit boy, who was charged with theft of a pigeon, was found dead under mysterious circumstances in Haryana's Gohana town on Thursday.
West Indies dismiss Sri Lanka for 200 ...

West Indies dismiss Sri Lanka for 200 in 2nd Test

West Indies left-arm spinner Jomel Warrican picked up four wickets in his maiden test bowling spell as Sri Lanka was bowled out for 200 in its first innings on the opening day of the second test on Thursday.
PM Modi offers prayers at Tirumala ...

PM Modi offers prayers at Tirumala temple

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday offered worship at Lord Venkateswara temple here.

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Three Alleged ISIS Sympathisers Sent to ...

Three Alleged ISIS Sympathisers Sent to 10 Days' NIA Custody

Three terror suspects, who were recently deported from UAE for their alleged ISIS links and for conspiring to carry out terror strikes in India and other countries, were today remanded to 10 days' NIA custody by a Delhi court.
India's New Envoy Presents Credentials ...

India's New Envoy Presents Credentials to Pak President

Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan Gautam Bambawale today presented his credentials to President Mamnoon Hussain who reaffirmed his country's resolve to fight terrorism.
Swaraj Leads All-Party Delegation to ...

Swaraj Leads All-Party Delegation to Koirala's Funeral

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today led an all-party delegation to Nepal for funeral of former Nepalese Prime Minister Sushil Koirala, who passed away early in the day.
Over Two Crore Cases Pending in Lower ...

Over Two Crore Cases Pending in Lower Judiciary

Over two crore cases are pending in the country's lower judiciary, out of which more than 10 per cent have remained unsettled for over 10 years, latest Law Ministry data says.
Builder Liable to Compensate Buyer for ...

Builder Liable to Compensate Buyer for Delay: Court

Builders cannot demand hidden charges which are not part of their contract with buyers and are liable to pay compensation for delaying delivery of property, a Delhi court has said, observing that they are "not holy cows" who cannot be questioned by their customers.
Sushil Koirala Dedicated His Life to ...

Sushil Koirala Dedicated His Life to Nepal's Progress: Prez

Former Nepalese Prime Minister Sushil Koirala dedicated his life to progress and development of his country and worked tirelessly to foster close relations with India, President Pranab Mukherjee said today.

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Congress delegation meets Rajnath over ...

Congress delegation meets Rajnath over issues faced by civic employees in Delhi

A delegation of Delhi Congress leaders on Tuesday met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to take up the issues faced by civic employees.

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Congress releases sting video, says AAP ...

Congress releases sting video, says AAP minister Imran Hussain’s staffer asked for Rs 30 lakh bribe

Congress on Tuesday demanded immediate resignation of Delhi Minister Imran Hussain, alleging a sting operation has purportedly revealed that a Rs 30 lakh bribe was demanded by a person for regularising an illegal construction in Ballimaran area of north Delhi on his behalf, a charge denied by the AAP leader.

The post Congress releases sting video, says AAP minister Imran Hussain’s staffer asked for Rs 30 lakh bribe appeared first on Firstpost.

You will never see photo of PM Modi ...

You will never see photo of PM Modi holding hands with farmers, labourers: Rahul Gandhi

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday slammed the Narendra Modi government, accusing it of being against farmers.

The post You will never see photo of PM Modi holding hands with farmers, labourers: Rahul Gandhi appeared first on Firstpost.

Congress to ‘corner’ BJP govt in ...

Congress to ‘corner’ BJP govt in Gujarat on various issues in Budget Session

Congress in Gujarat decided to "corner" the Anandiben Patel-led BJP government on floor of Legislative Assembly in the forthcoming budget session.

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Arunachal crisis: SC pulls up Governor ...

Arunachal crisis: SC pulls up Governor Rajkhowa, says he interfered with functioning of House

The governor's powers are "limited" and should be exercised in a fair manner, the Supreme Court hearing pleas on Arunachal Pradesh crisis, said on Tuesday.

The post Arunachal crisis: SC pulls up Governor Rajkhowa, says he interfered with functioning of House appeared first on Firstpost.

After Sena’s barb, Mulayam Singh ...

After Sena’s barb, Mulayam Singh Yadav to address rally in Mumbai

Apparently stung by the Shiv Sena branding Uttar Pradesh as an "Islamic state", Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav will address a public rally in Mumbai on 16 February.

The post After Sena’s barb, Mulayam Singh Yadav to address rally in Mumbai appeared first on Firstpost.

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Kattappa more famous than all Khans ...

Kattappa more famous than all Khans together

Rohit Shetty in war with SR Khan , ...

Rohit Shetty in war with SR Khan , blame game on.

Dead Yazdi kids wash ahor, no outrage

Dead Yazdi kids wash ahor, no outrage

Kejriwal now calls Modi a Chaiwala

Kejriwal now calls Modi a Chaiwala

Shah Rukh did not cooperate with Mumbai ...

Shah Rukh did not cooperate with Mumbai police on underworld connection

Muslim gets affected by Christmas:Sultan

Muslim gets affected by Christmas:Sultan

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Ganesha Murti, located in Bangkok ...

Ganesha Murti, located in Bangkok National Museum, THAILAND

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Jalandhar RSS office vigilant after ...

Jalandhar RSS office vigilant after firing on Sangh leader in Ludhiana

Harvinder Kaur, Hindustan Times, Jalandhar Updated: Feb 06, 2016 16:38 IST RSS office at Gopal Nagar in Jalandhar. (HT PHOTO) In the wake of the incident in which unidentified armed men fired at Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader Naresh Kumar, 38, in Ludhiana on January 18, Jalandhar-based office of RSS has started taking preventive measures […]
“The Greatness of Hinduism Is Because ...

“The Greatness of Hinduism Is Because It Doesn’t Have a Prophet and a Central Authority”

A Hindu Nationalist politician, journalist and writer, Arun Shourie is admired by Hindutva and right wing supporters a whole lot. Although he was heavily criticized by BJP supporters recently for having turned a critic of PM Modi to some degree, Arun Shourie is still respected by a big chunk of Hindutva and right wing supporters […]
Sri Sri Ravishankar Politely Demolishes ...

Sri Sri Ravishankar Politely Demolishes Rajdeep Sardesai in Intolerance debate (Video)

A partisan media and some aligned writers, artists are intentionally trying to make a hill of a molehill by raking up a forced upon debate about growing intolerance in the country. One of the leading lights about rubbishing the argument is Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, the founder of the Art of Living movement. He has […]
Officials say IS suspects eyed stampede ...

Officials say IS suspects eyed stampede at Ardh Kumbh, riots

Ananya Bhardwaj, Hindustan Times, New Delhi Updated: Jan 23, 2016 00:14 IST The four students arrested with alleged connection to the Islamic State group were planning for an explosion that would have led to a fatal stampede at the Ardh Kumbh, a key day of pilgrimage for Hindus. (HT File Photo) Officials investigating the alleged Islamic […]
Hindu temples urged to be more ...

Hindu temples urged to be more OKU-friendly

The Malaysia Hindu Dharma Maamandram has advised temple management committees in the country to ensure that their temples are disabled-friendly, Malaysia Nanban reported. The organisation held its sixth annual joint ponggal celebration with the Damai Disabled Persons Association at the Bangsar Rama­lingeshvarar Temple on Sun-day. The event saw the participation of many wheelchair-bound and other […]

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Ganesha Murti, located in Bangkok ...

Ganesha Murti, located in Bangkok National Museum, THAILAND

  Source: Instagram
Jalandhar RSS office vigilant after ...

Jalandhar RSS office vigilant after firing on Sangh leader in Ludhiana

Harvinder Kaur, Hindustan Times, Jalandhar Updated: Feb 06, 2016 16:38 IST RSS office at Gopal Nagar in Jalandhar. (HT PHOTO) In the wake of the incident in which unidentified armed men fired at Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader Naresh Kumar, 38, in Ludhiana on January 18, Jalandhar-based office of RSS has started taking preventive measures […]
“The Greatness of Hinduism Is Because ...

“The Greatness of Hinduism Is Because It Doesn’t Have a Prophet and a Central Authority”

A Hindu Nationalist politician, journalist and writer, Arun Shourie is admired by Hindutva and right wing supporters a whole lot. Although he was heavily criticized by BJP supporters recently for having turned a critic of PM Modi to some degree, Arun Shourie is still respected by a big chunk of Hindutva and right wing supporters […]
Sri Sri Ravishankar Politely Demolishes ...

Sri Sri Ravishankar Politely Demolishes Rajdeep Sardesai in Intolerance debate (Video)

A partisan media and some aligned writers, artists are intentionally trying to make a hill of a molehill by raking up a forced upon debate about growing intolerance in the country. One of the leading lights about rubbishing the argument is Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, the founder of the Art of Living movement. He has […]
Officials say IS suspects eyed stampede ...

Officials say IS suspects eyed stampede at Ardh Kumbh, riots

Ananya Bhardwaj, Hindustan Times, New Delhi Updated: Jan 23, 2016 00:14 IST The four students arrested with alleged connection to the Islamic State group were planning for an explosion that would have led to a fatal stampede at the Ardh Kumbh, a key day of pilgrimage for Hindus. (HT File Photo) Officials investigating the alleged Islamic […]
Hindu temples urged to be more ...

Hindu temples urged to be more OKU-friendly

The Malaysia Hindu Dharma Maamandram has advised temple management committees in the country to ensure that their temples are disabled-friendly, Malaysia Nanban reported. The organisation held its sixth annual joint ponggal celebration with the Damai Disabled Persons Association at the Bangsar Rama­lingeshvarar Temple on Sun-day. The event saw the participation of many wheelchair-bound and other […]

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