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Who is Jaspal Atwal, the new thorn in Indo-Canadian ties?

Jaspal Atwal, an Indian-origin businessman with ties to the Khalistan movement, has become the new thorn in the relationship between India and Canada. Photographs of Mr. Atwal with Canadian Infras

22 Feb 2018 1:50 pm
Nothing political in General Bipin Rawat’s comments: Army sources

A day after Army chief General Bipin Rawat spoke of a “planned migration into the Northeast” and the “inversion in demographics” it has caused, an Army source said on Thursday that he was only

22 Feb 2018 1:42 pm
Hadiya case: Courts cannot annul marriage between two consenting adults, says Supreme Court

Courts cannot annul marriages between two consenting adults or resort to a “roving enquiry” on whether the married relationship between a man and woman is based on consent, the Supreme Court obser

22 Feb 2018 1:22 pm
TN all-party meeting on Cauvery verdict under way at Secretariat

An all-party meeting convened by the Tamil Nadu government to discuss the future course of action on the recent judgment of the Supreme Court in the Cauvery water dispute with Karnataka, commence

22 Feb 2018 1:14 pm
Hostel students discover 100kg ganja under bed, allege warden kept it

A group of hostel students on Wednesday reported that they discovered nearly 100kg of ganja hidden under their beds in cartons marked as exam question papers. They allege that it was kept there by

22 Feb 2018 12:52 pm
Sheep, goat killed in leopard attack

A sheep and a goat were killed in a leopard attack in a Bangarpet village. The attack took place on Wednesday night at the sheep rearing shed of farmer Liaqat at Akkammanadinne village.The i

22 Feb 2018 12:47 pm
Waiting is tough, it works on your mind, says Manish Pandey

Batsman Manish Pandey says he has endured a tough time waiting for his sporadic chances, asserting that he has what it takes to be a regular pick in the star-studded middle order if given a longer

22 Feb 2018 12:36 pm
Officials mull helmets, black bands at work

More employees’ unions join protest

22 Feb 2018 12:32 pm
From the archives: Beatles quartet taking lessons from Yogi

Commemorating 50 years of The Beatles meditation retreat in Rishikesh with Maharashi Mahesh Yogi

22 Feb 2018 12:25 pm
Couple jump before running train in Telangana’s Brahmanpally

A young couple jumped before a running train at Brahmanpally in Toopran mandal of Medak district in the wee hours of Thursday leaving behind their infant daughter.The couple identified as

22 Feb 2018 11:59 am
PNB fraud: ED seizes ₹94 crore assets, luxury cars of Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi

The CBI and the ED have registered two FIRs each to probe the case.

22 Feb 2018 11:57 am
PDP prepares its cadre for ‘virtual’ battlefield

It has approached Delhi and Mumbai-based consultancies to groom its young cadre on the social media tools “to generate a positive narrative on Kashmir”.

22 Feb 2018 11:43 am
Donald Trump Jr. says missing out on India deals “because of father's self-imposed curbs”

U.S. President Donald Trump's eldest son described India as an important market for The Trump Organization, but said the global company will lose out on new deals because of self-imposed restrict

22 Feb 2018 11:33 am
Indian Sikh’s turban ripped outside UK parliament in ‘racist’ attack

Mr. Singh said he was waiting in the queue when the man, who was shouted “Muslim go back”, approached him and attempted to remove his turban, a religious headgear worn by Sikh men.

22 Feb 2018 11:25 am
Pakistan given 3-month reprieve over terrorist financing watchlist

Pakistan has been given a three-month reprieve by a global watchdog over a U.S.-led motion to put the country on a terrorist financing watch-list, Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif said lat

22 Feb 2018 11:09 am
N.Korea to send delegation to Olympics closing ceremony, meet S.Korea's Moon

North Korea will send another high-level delegation to South Korea in time for the closing ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, the South's Ministry of Unification said on Thursday.

22 Feb 2018 11:00 am
Khalistan separatist and convict Jaspal Atwal at Trudeau’s event sparks row

A day after Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he would not support Khalistani separatists, reports have emerged that Jaspal Atwal, a Khalistan separatist convicted in the shooting of Pun

22 Feb 2018 10:55 am
Sensex slips 144 points ahead of F&O expiry

The benchmark BSE Sensex fell over 144 points in early trade as investors turned cautious ahead of February derivatives expiry amid sustained foreign fund outflows and mixed Asian cues.The

22 Feb 2018 10:53 am
Four arrests over Taiwan’s ‘first’ bitcoin robbery

Britain saw its first Bitcoin armed robbery last month, according to reports, in which a virtual currency trader and his wife were threatened with a gun.

22 Feb 2018 10:53 am
Rupee declines 30 paise against dollar in early trade

The rupee weakened by 30 paise to trade at a three-month low of 65.06 against the US dollar in opening session on Thursday due to increased demand for the greenback from importers amid heavy fore

22 Feb 2018 10:24 am
Rupee declines 30 paise against dollar in early trade

The rupee weakened by 30 paise to trade at a three-month low of 65.06 against the U.S. dollar in opening session on Thursday due to increased demand for the greenback from importers amid heavy for

22 Feb 2018 10:13 am
Republican congresswoman: many mass murderers are Democrats

“Yeah, well, obviously there is a lot of politics in it, and it’s interesting that so many of these people that commit the mass murders end up being Democrats, but the media doesn’t talk about that either,” Ms. Tenney told talk show host Fred Dicker.

22 Feb 2018 10:12 am
Former U.N. chief says dialogue between North and South Korea must be kept alive

The United States can also play “a crucially important role” by engaging with North Korea, as South Korean President Moon Jae-in has suggested, says Ban Ki-moon.

22 Feb 2018 10:00 am
44 killed in Peru bus accident

At least 44 people were killed and 24 others injured when a bus skidded off the road and plunged into a river in Peru’s Arequipa region, authorities said.Seven of the injured are in seriou

22 Feb 2018 9:39 am
Explosive device thrown at U.S. embassy building in Montenegro: report

An unknown man threw an explosive device at the United States embassy building in Podgorica, the capital of Montenegro, before blowing himself up, media in the city said.The attack came fi

22 Feb 2018 9:33 am
UN vote expected on 30-day cease-fire in Syria to help needy

Whether Russia uses its veto or abstains in a vote on the resolution remains to be seen.

22 Feb 2018 9:22 am
Top Greek politicians facing probe over pharma scandal

The allegations follow a judicial investigation into bribes Swiss drugmaker Novartis allegedly paid to boost the sales and prices of its products in Greece.

22 Feb 2018 9:06 am
Ford’s top executive leaves company after misconduct allegations

Indian-American Raj Nair, executive vice president and president of Ford North America has been asked to leave the Detroit-based motor company following allegations of misconduct at work place, t

22 Feb 2018 8:59 am
Sadhbhavana yatra held at Balapam

A Sadhbhavana yatra was conducted by the District Police at Balapam village of Chintapalli mandal in the district on Tuesday as part of Community Policing. The village is located at about 15

22 Feb 2018 8:25 am
450-gm baby discharged from hospital after 148 days

For doctors at a Vijayawada hospital, the challenge was to handle a birth defect

22 Feb 2018 8:19 am
Rift in YSRCP comes out in training classes

Simmering animosity between the followers of former MLAs Vangaveeti Radha Krishna and Malladi Vishnu erupted at the training classes being organised by the YSR Congress Party here on Wednesday.

22 Feb 2018 8:13 am
Showdown between Sivaji,BJP activists

A television debate on the injustice meted out to the State by the Centre turned into a fight between actor Sivaji and BJP activists in the city. The debate hosted by a regional news channel saw th

22 Feb 2018 8:13 am
Dalit groups bracefor showdown

Police deny permission for public meeting

22 Feb 2018 8:12 am
‘Slums in Indian cities most vulnerable to heat wave’

Combination of hot day and warm nights cause high mortality

22 Feb 2018 8:11 am
KLU students hold Ignite-2018

Students from different universities participate

22 Feb 2018 8:10 am
Special Category status is our right, says Naidu

‘ I will make sure that all promises are delivered’

22 Feb 2018 8:05 am
A unique Sage

Ancient sages and rishis had renounced worldly attachments and dedicated their lives to the search for the Supreme Truth. They were great thinkers and venerated as seers of Truth. Though they recor

22 Feb 2018 8:04 am
Move to collect parking fee illegal, says consumer body

Warns of legal action if civic body goes ahead with the proposal

22 Feb 2018 8:04 am
A.P. Cabinet okays one DA instalment to staff

The Cabinet on Wednesday sanctioned one instalment (24.104%) of Dearness Allowance (DA) to the employees with effect from Jan 1, 2017 (it was 22.008% earlier). It will be paid with the salaries for

22 Feb 2018 8:03 am
Drive to uproot invasive plant species

From the backwater area of Bhavani dam in Sirumugai

22 Feb 2018 7:58 am
Tourist inflow to Kattery Park picking up

But it still remains a place of enormous untapped tourism potential

22 Feb 2018 7:56 am
Cycas circinalis: ‘living fossil’ with a deadly twist

A plant species found only in Western Ghats faces threat of extinction

22 Feb 2018 7:55 am
Sircilla Collector eyes Maharashtra model

Studies functioning of modern library and Krishi Vignana Kendra in Singrauli

22 Feb 2018 7:54 am
‘Epilepsy is a treatable neurological disorder’

People with epilepsy (PWEs) are being sensitised to the misconceptions about the illness in hospitals in the region over the last 10 days.Neurologists in both private and government hospita

22 Feb 2018 7:51 am
International dance festival held at Brihadeeswarar temple

A total of 55 troupes and 600 artistes participated in ‘Brahan Natyanjali’

22 Feb 2018 7:51 am
Pakistan Supreme Court rules ousted PM Sharif cannot lead his party

Sharif denies wrongdoing, says steps politically motivated, Opposition praises ruling, Sharif's party defiant

22 Feb 2018 7:51 am
Irate customers throng Aircel offices

Disruption of services reported

22 Feb 2018 7:49 am
Brisk climb to Rockfort temple

Governor worships at Srirangam

22 Feb 2018 7:47 am
Purohit holds meeting with officials; DMK cadre show black flags

State Ministers from Tiruchi district did not attend public programmes

22 Feb 2018 7:41 am
Top Telugu film producer booked for ₹7-cr. GST evasion

Producer paid ₹ 2 cr. and sought 10 days to clear balance

22 Feb 2018 7:30 am