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  • Gujarati fiesta for Chinese President Xi Jinping as Narendra Modi celebrates his birthday at home 17-09-2014 07:41 PM

    Ahmedabad: It was Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 64th birthday and also the first day of the Chinese President Xi Jinping's 3-day visit to India. And the PM did not disappoint. The Chinese President was given a red carpet welcome in Ahmedabad, Modi's hometown, where he was accorded a police guard...
  • With eye on assembly polls, government considers 40-50 paise per litre cut in diesel price 17-09-2014 07:19 PM

    New Delhi: In a move that will put more money in your pockets, the Oil Ministry on Wednesday sought the Law Ministry's views on cutting diesel prices. The government is reportedly keen to cut diesel prices by 40 to 50 paise per litre. The Oil Ministry has asked the Law...
  • Badaun murders: Key eyewitness fails CBI's lie detector test 17-09-2014 07:13 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has said that the key eyewitness in the Badaun murder case has failed to pass its lie detector test. The victims' families had earlier alleged that the CBI's probe was discriminatory as it was probing an honour killing angle. The bodies of...
  • Government to launch its most ambitious scheme to reduce infant mortality rate tomorrow 17-09-2014 07:02 PM

    New Delhi: The Health Ministry will launch its most ambitious plan to reduce child mortality rate in India on Thursday. According to sources, the government plans to reduce the mortality rate from 29/1000 to single digits. Under the plan, the government plans to provide Vitamin K injection to all new...
  • Is it time for India & China to move beyond border issues? 17-09-2014 07:01 PM

    As India and China try to forge a stronger tie during the three-day state visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to India, is it time for India & China to move beyond border issues? ...
  • Harrowing time for Air India passengers as flight gets delayed for 90 minutes 17-09-2014 06:38 PM

    New Delhi: It was a harrowing time for the passengers of a Air India flight on Wednesday as it remained stranded at the Delhi airport for 90 minutes. The passengers of the Delhi-Mumbai flight complained that the air conditioner aboard the plane was not working. Air India, however, denied the...
  • Bypolls defeat: BJP should consider bringing Varun back, says Maneka Gandhi 17-09-2014 04:58 PM

    New Delhi: A day after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lost seats in bypoll elections in Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat and Rajasthan - states where it swept the Lok Sabha elections - Union Minister Maneka Gandhi has said that the party should consider bringing back her son and Sultanpur MP Varun...
  • Indo-China ties will change the world's outlook, says businessmen 17-09-2014 04:04 PM

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, businessmen commented on how Indo-China ties will change the world's outlook. "These talks are very vital. It is a big opportunity for us. One of the key discussions should be on investment," said a businessman. ...
  • Thawar Chand Gehlot assured a quick decision in Salman Khurshid's NGO case 17-09-2014 03:56 PM

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Union Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot said that NGO headed by Congress leader Salman Khurshid is likely to face CBI probe. "Decision on issue will be taken soon. Law department is investigating the matter," assured Gehlot. ...
  • e lounge: Actors Sonam Kapoor, Fawad Afsal Khan on 'Khoobsurat' 17-09-2014 03:49 PM

    Bollywood actors Sonam Kapoor and Fawad Afsal Khan talk about their forthcoming movie 'Khoobsurat'. Directed by Shashanka Ghosh, the movie is set to release on September 19. ...
  • Narendra Modi launches pension scheme in Gujarat on his 64th birthday 17-09-2014 03:06 PM

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his mother on Wednesday in Gandhinagar seeking her blessings on his 64th birthday. Modi launched a pension scheme in the state and requested his well wishers to keep his birthday a low key event and give out as much help as was possible to the...
  • Some protestors who turned violent were outsiders, claims Jadavpur University V-C 17-09-2014 02:14 PM

    Kolkata: Hours after clashes at the Jadavpur University over the alleged molestation of a student, Vice Chancellor Abhijit Chakraborty has claimed that there were some outsiders in the group of students who protested. His claims came after students alleged that policemen and teachers and staff, who are TMC supporters, beat...
  • Raided in Saradha scam case, former Assam DGP Shankar Baruah commits suicide 17-09-2014 01:59 PM

    Guwahati: Former Assam Director General of Police (DGP) Shankar Baruah, whose house was raided in connection with the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam, has committed suicide. Baruah, a 1974 batch Indian Police Service officer, had been admitted to hospital for the last three days and had been released from hospital...
  • Maneka Gandhi warns legal action to organisations which don't have sexual harassment committees 17-09-2014 01:54 PM

    New Delhi: Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Wednesday warned legal action to organisations which did not have sexual harassment committees. The remarks came in the wake of a number of organisations where in spite of Vishakha Guidelines do not have these committees. The Vishakha guidelines, as...
  • Ujjain: 13 VHP, Bajrang Dal activists arrested for attacking Vikram University V-C 17-09-2014 01:12 PM

    Ujjain: Thirteen Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and Bajrang Dal activists were arrested on Wednesday in connection to the commotion caused by a group of allegedly right wing activists at the University of Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh. Vice Chancellor of Vikram University Jawahar Kaul suffered a minor attack and had to...
  • Rajinikanth gets stay on the film 'Main Hoon Rajinikanth' 17-09-2014 01:00 PM

    Chennai: Tamil Superstar Rajinikanth has moved the court against the makers of 'Main Hoon Rajnikanth'. Rajinikanth alleged that his name is being misused and the makers of the movie didn't seek his permission before using his name. After hearing the petition the Madras High court has granted interim stay to...
  • Policemen came without female constables and pushed us: Jadavpur University student protestor 17-09-2014 12:43 PM

    Students of the Jadavpur University held massive protests on campus on Tuesday night over the alleged molestation of a female student two weeks ago. Police resorted to lathicharge to break the protests. Students allege that teachers and staff, who are TMC supporters, beat up the protesters. More than 30 students...
  • 'Positive attitude' is a must in life: Bachendri Pal 17-09-2014 12:36 PM

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Bachendri Pal who in 1984 became the first Indian woman to summit Mt. Everest said that positive attitude and mental toughness were a must in life. "Today with technology, things have become easy. I am excited about my expedition to Kharta Valley," said Pal. ...
  • Boxer Manoj Kumar likely to get Arjuna Award: sources 17-09-2014 12:12 PM

    Boxer Manoj Kumar, who had approached the High Court after being overlooked for the Arjuna Award, is likely to get the sports honour - sources told CNN-IBN on Wednesday. According to the sources, Manoj's coach has received a call from the Sports Ministry about the development. After Manoj's plea, the...
  • Incursions cast a shadow on Chinese President Jinping's visit to India 17-09-2014 11:54 AM

    New Delhi: The shadow of incursions by Chinese troops is hanging over the country's President Xi Jinping's visit to India. A Brigadier-level flag meeting was held on Monday over the recent confrontation that took place between Chinese troops and civilians at Chumar and Demchok sectors. While the meeting was inconclusive,...
  • Pro-Tibet activists protest Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to India 17-09-2014 11:27 AM

    New Delhi: Pro-Tibet activists in Delhi staged protests on Wednesday as India awaited Chinese President Xi Jinping's arrival. Ten Tibetan activists were detained outside the Chinese Embassy for holding protests. "We are fighting for the cause of free Tibet. We want our freedom back," said an angry protester being dragged...
  • Phone connectivity restored in most parts of J&K, problems persist in Srinagar: BSNL 17-09-2014 10:59 AM

    Phone connectivity has been restored in most parts of Jammu and Kashmir. But problems persist in Srinagar. "The main town of Srinagar is still having problems because main switching machines are under water. Otherwise the situation is normal in the whole valley," said BSNL CMD AN Rai. ...
  • Hate speeches must stop, says NCM Chairman 17-09-2014 10:42 AM

    The National Commission for Minorities has passed a resolution, seeking a public statement from the government reassuring minorities of their rights of safety and equality. Speaking to CNN-IBN, NCM Chairman Dr Naseem Ahmad says irresponsible comments from leaders will have a bearing on results. ...
  • Shiv Sena reacts sharply to BJP's performance in bypolls, says one's feet should be on ground 17-09-2014 09:35 AM

    Mumbai: After a dismal performance by the Bharatiya Janata Party in the Assembly bypolls, its ally Shiv Sena has reacted sharply to it and said that this was a big lesson for Maharashtra Assembly elections. In an article in the party's mouthpiece Saamna, Sena said, "This is a big lesson...
  • Jadavpur University molestation case: 35 students arrested after protesting on campus 17-09-2014 09:20 AM

    Kolkata: Thirty-five students from the Jadavpur University have been arrested after they held massive protests on campus on Tuesday night over the alleged molestation of a female student two weeks ago. The students surrounded the Vice Chancellor of the university alleging that the internal probe being conducted by the university...
  • Aftermath of J&K floods: Residents struggle to get back to normalcy 17-09-2014 09:10 AM

    Bemina: Relief operations continue across the flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir. After the massive floods, people in the valley are slowly trying to cope with their lives in trying conditions. Some of the major challenges that the rescue teams and the residents are facing are heavy waterlogging, sewage spilling on to...
  • Asian Games coach Manoj Rana, gymnast Chandan Pathak accused of harassing girl in training camp 17-09-2014 08:58 AM

    New Delhi: A woman gymnast accused Asian Games coach Monoj Rana and an international level gymnast Chandan Pathak of making obscene and lewd remarks against her at the Indira Gandhi Sports Complex in New Delhi on Wednesday. The accusation comes just days before the start of the Asian Games in...
  • On his 64th birthday, PM Modi meets his mother, seeks her blessings 17-09-2014 08:50 AM

    Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday celebrated his 64th birthday in his homestate Gujarat. He began his day by visiting his mother Hira Baa in Gandhinagar and sought her blessings. This is Modi's first visit to his homestate after taking charge as the Prime Minister in May. On the...
  • Gujarat to roll out red carpet for China President, economic co-operation high on agenda 17-09-2014 07:56 AM

    New Delhi: The stage is all set for one of the biggest diplomatic events of the year as Chinese President Xi Jinping will arrive in India on Wednesday for a 3-day visit. Breaking the protocol, Prime Minister Narendra Modi would personally receive Jinping in Ahmedabad as a special gesture. While...