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India probing how Khalistani terrorist Jaspal Atwal got visa, Justin Trudeau says he should never have been invited

Ministry of external affairs says it is ascertaining how visa was issued to convicted Khalistani terrorist Jaspal Atwal. india Updated: Feb 22, 2018 16:50 IST. HT Correspondent Hindustan Times, New Delhi. Jaspal Atwal, a convicted…

Tuesday, Feb 20


Pakistan agency probing PTI chief Imran Khan's use of govt helicopter

National Accountability Bureau chief Iqbal had issued a statement in which he said that Imran Khan used two government helicopters for 73 hours to make non-government visits. world Updated: Feb 20, 2018 20:31 IST. Press Trust of India,…

Sunday, Feb 18


Punjab National Bank hit by Rs 11400-crore fraud: Here's what we know so far

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A set of fraudulent transactions linked to billionaire jeweller Nirav reported by PNB, have now swelled to nearly Rs 11,400 crore. Here's an explainer on what the PNB fraud case is all about. india Updated: Feb 18, 2018 09:51 IST. Livemint…

Tuesday, Feb 13


Watch: An excited Elon Musk reacts moments before SpaceX's Falcon Heavy launch

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Space-X intends to build a more powerful rocket than Falcon Heavy that could eventually send humans to Mars and beyond. tech Updated: Feb 13, 2018 18:29 IST. HT Correspondent Hindustan Times, New Delhi. The video has been retweeted over 11…

Sunday, Feb 11


Jammu army camp attack: Security breached despite high alert around 'Afzal Guru day'

What makes the security lapse glaring is the fact that the attack on Sunjuwan army camp took place in Jammu, considered relatively safer than the Kashmir Valley. india Updated: Feb 11, 2018 07:35 IST. Rajesh Ahuja Hindustan Times, New…

Saturday, Feb 10


Modi in Ramallah LIVE: India and Palestine's relations have stood the test of time, says PM

Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas confers the Grand Collar of the State of Palestine to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on February 10.(Twitter/PMO). Narendra Modi on Saturday arrived in Ramallah, making him the first-ever Indian prime…

Instagram to alert you when someone takes screenshot of your Stories, but there's already a workaround

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Next time when someone takes screenshot or screen records your Stories, Instagram will send you a notification. tech Updated: Feb 10, 2018 15:41 IST. HT Correspondent Hindustan Times. Soon, Instagram to tell you who's stalking you.(REUTERS…


Jammu attack Live: 2 soldiers killed as JeM militants attack Sunjuwan army camp, encounter on

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Armed terrorists stormed the family quarters of 36 Brigade army camp in Sunjuwan area of Jammu on Saturday morning. Follow live updates here. india Updated: Feb 10, 2018 13:19 IST. HT Correspondent Hindustan Times, Jammu. Personnel outside…

Wednesday, Feb 7


Unnao HIV cases: Patients say they think they will recover soon

At least 38 people in Bangarmau town in Unnao tested positive for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in January after a quack allegedly used a single syringe to treat all his patients leading to the spread of the virus. lucknow Updated…

Tuesday, Feb 6


HIV cases in Unnao: Quack lured patients by offering treatment at Rs 10, says official

Uttar Pradesh health minister Sidharth Nath Singh said the government has ordered an investigation into the matter and would initiate strict action against unqualified medical practitioners. india Updated: Feb 06, 2018 19:27 IST. Haidar…

Monday, Feb 5


Are you over 50? It's a good time for a prostate cancer check up

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Men with a brother or father diagnosed with prostate cancer at age 50 have approximately a twofold increased risk of prostate cancer and those with two or more first-degree relatives affected have approximately a seven- to eightfold…

Sunday, Feb 4


'Not a Flamethrower': Elon Musk to rename Flamethrower after controversy

Musk also suggested names such as Temperature Enhancement Device after his $500 Flamethrower sparked a controversy. tech Updated: Feb 04, 2018 15:52 IST. Kul Bhushan Hindustan Times. Elon Musk's flamethrowers spark controversy(The Boring…

Saturday, Feb 3


From the Super Blue Blood Moon to Union Budget 2018; India this week

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In Chandigarh, the moon put up a striking celestial show as a coppery red orb rose high up in the sky to mark a rare lunar eclipse on January 31, 2018. After decades, moon-gazers saw a super moon, when it looks bigger and brighter than…

Thursday, Feb 1


Union Budget 2018: Oppn cautions 'serious consequences' while BJP, allies praise it

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By-passers watch the live telecast of Union Budget 2018-19 session being presented by Union finance minister Arun Jaitley, in Kolkata on Thursday. (PTI). Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday presented the National Democratic Alliance…

Saturday, Jan 27


South Africa's Dean Elgar scores fighting fifty against India in Johannesburg Test

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Dean Elgar's unbeaten 86 went in vain as India beat South Africa by 63 runs in the third and final Test of the series at Wanderers in Johannesburg. cricket Updated: Jan 27, 2018 21:26 IST. Somshuvra Laha Hindustan Times, Johannesburg. Dean…

Thursday, Jan 25


India-Asean ties hold the key to Indo-Pacific stability

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As we celebrate the Silver Jubilee of the India-Asean partnership and 50 years of Asean, it makes sense to look at the new areas which could contribute to deeper ties in trade and investment between the 10-member grouping and India. These…


First monkeys cloned by process that made Dolly the sheep

Humans could be cloned by this technique, in principle, though the scientists' focus will be on cloning for medical research. world Updated: Jan 25, 2018 11:18 IST. Agence France-Presse, Beijing. Cloned monkeys Zhong Zhong and Hua Hua are…

Tuesday, Jan 23


Protests against bus fare hike in Tamil Nadu continues for fourth day

The hike that came into effect from January 20 has triggered protests from day one with people hitting the streets at many places besides venting their anger on social media platforms against the “steep revision”. india Updated: Jan 23,…

Monday, Jan 22


India hosts welcome reception at WEF summit, PM Modi holds talks with Swiss President

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Narendra Modi will deliver the keynote address at the World Economic Forum's (WEF's) plenary session in Davos on Tuesday. Davos Summit 2018 Updated: Jan 23, 2018 02:39 IST. Agencies Davos. Swiss Federal President Alain Berset, right, and…


Oil ministry seeks cut in excise duty on petrol, diesel in budget

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India’s oil ministry is pushing for a cut in excise duty on petrol and diesel in the upcoming 2018/19 budget to cushion the impact of rising oil prices on its vast consumer base, two oil ministry officials told Reuters on Monday. Prime…


Gurgaon: Report on water bodies lists anomalies in data


A report by the Gurgaon district administration on water bodies, prepared after collating data from three sources, has thrown up varying figures on the number of water bodies in the city at different times. The report was prepared on the…


Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to visit India in February

Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will arrive in India on February 17 for a weeklong visit that will span five cities and involve plenty of work and some play. While Trudeau will be in India at the invitation of Prime Minister…

George Weah swears in as Liberia president, says he will end corruption

George Weah, who was FIFA's 1995 football player of the year, took the oath as Liberia president dressed in all white at the Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Complex to cheers from tens of thousands of Liberians. football Updated: Jan 22, 2018 22…

Pope apologises to sexual abuse victims for comments that ‘wounded many’

Pope Francis, in an extremely rare act of self-criticism, apologised to victims of clerical sex abuse on Sunday, acknowledging he had “wounded many” in comments defending a Chilean bishop who is under scrutiny. But while the pope said he…


Salman Khan’s Sultan wins big at Tehran International Sports Film Festival


Salman Khan’s Sultan has bagged top three honours at the Tehran International Sports Film Festival, including the Best Actor and Actress titles for the superstar and leading lady Anushka Sharma. Salman, who played the titular role in the…

BSF pounds Pak positions across International Border with 9000 mortar shells

The BSF has fired over 9,000 rounds of mortar shells across the International Border (IB) in Jammu in the past four days as part of “pinpointed” retaliatory action against Pakistan’s unprovoked firing, destroying firing positions and fuel…

IMF says India set to regain status as fastest growing economy in 2018-19

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday reaffirmed that the Indian economy is projected to grow by 7.4% in the next fiscal year, regaining the rank of the world’s fastest growing large economy. The Fund’s World Economic Outlook…

Indian who survived Kabul hotel siege recounts night of terror

Kabul is not an unfamiliar city for Akash Raj, who had just rejoined the Afghan airline, Kam Air, after a gap of three years last month. But the 43-year-old native of Ernakulam, Kerala, didn’t have an inkling of what was in store for him…

Bangladesh says start of Rohingya return to Myanmar delayed

Bangladesh has delayed the repatriation of Rohingya Muslim refugees to Myanmar, set to start on Tuesday, because the process of compiling and verifying the list of people to be sent back is incomplete, a senior Bangladesh official said.…


UAE launches app for Indians seeking work visas

The United Arab Emirates has launched a smartphone app for Indians seeking work visas that is aimed at streamlining the process and completing most of the procedures in India so that the applicants can make a hassle-free entry into the…