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Live: Destroying terrorist safe havens will be our aim, says PM Modi after talks with US President Trump, invites him and family to India

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US President Donald Trump said Monday that ties between Washington and New Delhi had “never been stronger” after holding his first talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. “The relationship between India and the United States has never…

Monday, Jun 26

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IIT Bombay graduate's forearm ripped off by croc while he was saving his dogs

The incident happened when 26-year-old Mudit Dandwate, co-founder of a healthcare startup, along with his friend and two dogs was on a trip to a temple near Thatekere in a forest area on Sunday. india Updated: Jun 26, 2017 23:17 IST. Press…

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Wimbledon: John McEnroe urges Andre Agassi to spend more time with Novak Djokovic

Andre Agassi and world number four Novak Djokovic need to work together for at least a month if the American’s coaching is to have a long-term impact on the struggling Serb’s game, three-times Wimbledon champion John McEnroe has said.…

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Study India’s GST implementation, Modi tells US business schools

India’s implementation of the “complex” Goods and Services Tax (GST) could be studied by US business schools, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said, as he invited top American companies to invest in the country which has initiated major…

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Logic of Indo-US strategic ties ‘incontrovertible’: PM Modi in Wall Street Journal ahead of Trump meet

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday the logic of the Indo-US strategic ties is “incontrovertible” and the two countries have an overriding interest in securing the world from terrorism, radical ideologies and non-traditional…

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Living in a noisy city? It can disrupt your heartbeat, cause cardiac disease

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Scientists are warning that fluctuating noises from busy city streets and town centres disturb normal heart rhythms and could trigger serious cardiac problems. Researchers from Nottingham Trent University in the UK found that constant…

Police fire tear gas to control clashes, stone pelting as Kashmir celebrates Eid

Over a dozen people were injured in clashes in Sopore town of Baramulla district of north Kashmir as many shouted pro-freedom slogans and pelted stones across the strife-torn valley after morning prayers for Eid on Monday. Police and…

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Delhi: Now face recognition tech to mark attendance of students in east MCD schools

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For monitoring the attendance of students in municipal schools in east Delhi, the civic agency is considering the use of Automatic Face Recognition (AFR) technology. The system is a part of biometric attendance system and is already been…

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100 days of Yogi: Adityanath falters on law and order promise in Uttar Pradesh as crime spikes

A petrol pump owner looted; a trader murdered; jewellery shops robbed; a political leader killed; a constable shot; four members of a family -- including two girls -- hacked; a police sub-inspector beaten up; caste clashes erupt. Glance…

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While you were away: Top stories to bring you up to date

Prime Minister Narendra Modi brought up cross-border terrorism and the surgical strikes carried out by India across the Line of Control last year as he addressed Indian Americans on Sunday, a day before his first meeting with US president…

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India beat West Indies by 105 runs in 2nd ODI, take 1-0 lead in 5-match series

India won the second ODI by a record margin of 105 runs to take a 1-0 lead in the 5-match ODI series here at the Queen’s Park Oval on Sunday. The 105-run margin gave the visitors their biggest win in the Caribbean.(IND vs WI LIVE UPDATES)…

Sunday, Jun 25

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Modi-Trump talks: Civil nuclear deal to figure, no pact on reactors

The India-US civil nuclear deal is expected to figure in talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump on Monday, but a pact between the NPCIL and Westinghouse to build six power reactors in Andhra Pradesh is…

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Audio tape of ‘blackmail’ of Malayalam actor Dileep surfaces in actress abduction case

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An audio recording of a purported telephonic talk by the main accused in the sensational abduction and assault of a South Indian actress ‘blackmailing’ Malayalam actor Dileep through his aide surfaced today. The audio clip was aired by…

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BJP’s presidential pick Kovind begins pan-India tour in UP, meets lawmakers for support

NDA presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday met with MPs and state legislators of BJP and its allies from Uttar Pradesh, kick-starting his nationwide tour from his home state to seek support from various political parties.…

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EPFO may bring 500 small private provident fund trusts into its fold

Retirement fund organisation EPFO may bring 500 private provident fund trusts within its fold whose EPF accumulations are around Rs 1 crore each, or have up to 20 members, for offering better services to those subscribers. Besides, this…

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Kidambi Srikanth outclasses Olympic champ Chen Long to win Australian Open

It had been a long wait but Kidambi Srikanth has managed to overcome Chen Long at last since their first meeting in 2014. The Indian shuttler defeated the World and Olympic champion from China, for the first time in six meetings, in the…

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Avoid drinking with non-doctors, Indian Medical Association tells its members

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has directed its office-bearers to refrain from drinking with “non-doctors” and become “brand ambassadors of health” for the society. In a recent advisory, the representative voluntary organisation of…

‘Girls as dessert’: Thailand sex scandal puts spotlight on grim tradition

When senior bureaucrats visited the remote Thai province where local official Boonyarit worked, the routine was often the same: welcome them with the finest food and drink and then bring out the teen girls, often referred to as “dessert”.…

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Highlights: On Mann Ki Baat, PM Narendra Modi talks of Emergency

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation on various themes and issues in his monthly radio address ‘Mann Ki Baat’ on Sunday at 11am. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is currently on a visit to the United States, earlier said in a…

Services at Sadar super specialty hospital likely to start from July 15

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The state health, medical education and family welfare department has set a July 15 target for starting services at 500-bed super specialty wing of Ranchi sadar hospital, lying defunct since its construction was completed in 2011. In the…

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PM Modi’s US visit: Will the NASA-ISRO satellite pass the Trump test?

Space scientists in India and America are on tenterhooks as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald J Trump meet for the first bilateral in Washington on Monday. At stake is the world’s most expensive earth-imaging satellite…

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Will GST untangle India’s tax regime? How the new system might impact consumers and businesses

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In a week’s time, the country will embrace a new indirect tax system, the Goods and Services Tax (GST), which will dismantle state barriers to create a single national market, giving a boost to a host of economic and development goals.…

Pakistan: Death toll from Shia town attacks climbs to 85, Sunni extremist group claims responsibility

The death toll in Friday’s blasts targeting civilians and security personnel in Quetta and Parachinar areas of Pakistan has risen to 85, with nine people injured in the twin Parachinar blasts succumbing to their injuries overnight, local…

Egypt President al Sisi ratifies deal ceding Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia

The President counts on Saudi Arabia as a key ally, but street protests broke out last year, angering Egyptians over the concession of the Red Sea islands. world Updated: Jun 25, 2017 09:43 IST. Reuters, Cairo. Egypt. Egyptian President…

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Saudi foils suicide bomber planning attack at Mecca’s Grand Mosque, man blows himself up

Saudi security forces on Friday foiled a suicide attack on the Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, cornering the would-be attacker in an apartment, where he blew himself up, the interior ministry said. In a statement read on…

Saturday, Jun 24

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India vs West Indies: Poor timing robs Caribbean series of sunshine

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West Indies haven’t been struggling merely with the quality of teams they are putting out on the field. They have been struggling with the scheduling of home series as well, especially with India, during their traditional home season. For…

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Diaspora Indians ‘real ambassadors’ of India in Portugal: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed on Saturday the contributions of the more than 65,000 Indians in Portugal, saying they were India’s “real ambassadors” and have enriched the culture of the country they have made their home. “Indians…

NITI praises 1991 reforms under Cong, to pitch for MGNREGA

The ruling BJP might be pursuing the goal of a ‘Congress-mukt Bharat’ as a solution to the country’s problems, but a government report prepared by the NITI Aayog — its think tank — feels otherwise. The report credits economic reforms…

India practice indoors as rain looms large ahead of second ODI vs. West Indies

It started to drizzle at the Queen’s Park Oval here on Saturday at about the same time it had on Friday. And on Sunday too there is chance of rain. If anything, it is likely to be heavier, which reduces the chances of a full match taking…

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India and Portugal sign 11 pacts on science, tech, education, research, commerce

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India and Portugal on Saturday announced a four million euros joint fund to bolster research in science and technology as Prime Minister Narendra Modi held in-depth talks with his Portuguese counterpart on cooperation in areas like counter…