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 2017-10-21 15:44 

Press Trust of India

D Litt for gymnast Dipa Karmakar... +

Agartala, Oct 21 (PTI) Ace gymnast Dipa Karmakar wouldbe conferred with D Litt degree by the National Institute ofTechnology, Agartala, at its 10th convocation to be held nextmonth, its director said today.Two distinguished academicians -- IIT GuwahatiDir...

 2017-10-21 15:32 

Press Trust of India

Sitharaman to attend Southeast Asian defence ministers'... +

meeting in Philippines(Eds: Changing a word in headline, intro)New Delhi, Oct 21 (PTI) In her first foreign visit asdefence minister, Nirmala Sitharaman will travel to thePhilippines on Monday to attend a Southeast Asian defenceministers'; meeting whic...

 2017-10-21 15:28 

New Indian Express

[ World ]

Sherin Mathews case: Hundreds pray for safe return of missing Indian toddler in US... +

Sherin Mathews vanished on October 7 after her adoptive father Wesley Mathews told police he left her outside their home at 3 am as punishment for not drinking her milk....

 2017-10-21 15:24 

New Indian Express

[ World ]

Iraq hikes southern oil output to make up for Kirkuk losses... +

Iraq said it hiked southern oil production by 200,000 barrels per day on Saturday to compensate for a halt in pumping in Kirkuk province because of its conflict with the Kurds....

 2017-10-21 15:19 

Hindustan Times

Speed up implementation of health card scheme : Govt employees urge Rawat... +

he U-health card scheme was launched by the state government in 2010 to provide cashless medical facility to its employees, pensioners and their dependents. Launched as an......

 2017-10-21 15:17 

The Quint

ISIS Recruiter Wanted by India For Radicalising Youth Arrested... +

Karen Aizha Hamidon, an Islamic State operative of Indian origin, has been arrested....

 2017-10-21 15:17 

Hindustan Times

Hingot war: 1 dead, over 36 hurt as villages attack each other with burning missiles... +

In Hingot war, group of villagers from two villages attack each other with burning hingots (a hollow fruit stuffed with explosive powder and hurled on the other side)....

 2017-10-21 15:16 

Oneindia

Kin of 39 missing Indians in Iraq asked to give DNA samples... +

In fresh efforts to determine the fate of 39 Indians kidnapped by the Islamic State in Mosul more than three years ago, the government has asked their fami...

 2017-10-21 15:14 

The Quint

Devastation in Raqqa Raises Questions About Cost Of Victory... +

UN has estimated that 80% of Raqqa is now uninhabitable as a result of the years of fighting and airstrikes....

 2017-10-21 15:14 

New Indian Express

[ World ]

Czech Republic sees shift to the right in parliamentary vote... +

Partial results Saturday from the Czech Republic's parliamentary election showed the centrist ANO (YES) movement led by populist billionaire Andrej Babis heading toward a decisive victory....

 2017-10-21 15:11 

Hindustan Times

Put mandatory linking of Aadhaar on hold tillSC verdict: Bank officers union... +

The All India Bank Employees Association has also registered their protest....

 2017-10-21 15:10 

Hindustan Times

Indias students are angry, and thats good news for India, a new film finds... +

Campus Rising, a documentary by Yousuf Saeed, goes behind the scenes of the many student agitations of the past year and finds a new respect for their struggle for freedom and......

 2017-10-21 15:10 

The Quint

Sharad Yadav’s JD(U) Faction Announces Election to Party Posts... +

Chhotu Bhai Vasava and Ali Anwar are in the list names of interim office-bearers released by Yadav....

 2017-10-21 15:10 

The Times of India

Hockey Asia Cup 2017: India beat Pakistan 4-0 to enter final... +

A dominant India continued their unbeaten run in the tournament and thrashed arch-rivals Pakistan 4-0 to sail into the final of the 10th men's Asia Cup hockey tournament on Saturday....

 2017-10-21 15:09 

The Quint

Kin of 39 Missing Indians in Iraq Asked For DNA Samples... +

Thirty nine Indians went missing in Iraq’s Mosul in June 2014....

 2017-10-21 15:09 

Press Trust of India

Now it's our turn to become champions: Paulinho... +

Kolkata, Oct 21 (PTI) Motivated by the messages theyreceived from stars back home, Brazil's versatile footballerPaulinho today said that it's time to replicate what theirpredecessors have done in the FIFA Under-17 World Cup.In the absence of Niger...

 2017-10-21 15:07 

Hindustan Times

Google Doodle puts spotlight on Nain Singh Rawat... +

Hailing from Kumaon region, Rawat had set out for a journey that no one had dared before - to survey Tibet. He maintained a precisely measured pace, covering one mile in......

 2017-10-21 15:06 

Oneindia

The outcast, untouched, unseen victims of Swachh Bharat... +

India will truly be considered progressive when each and every citizen of country will be able to practice their fundamental rights, even manual scavengers...

 2017-10-21 15:04 

Hindustan Times

Development authorities to come up in Uttarakhand hill districts... +

The Uttarakhand government plans to set up district development authorities in hill areas of the state on the lines of those existing in the plain districts of Dehradun, Haridwar,......

 2017-10-21 15:02 

Press Trust of India

Depressed over illness, man commits suicide... +

Muzaffarnagar, Oct 21 (PTI) A 45-year-old man allegedlycommitted suicide by slitting his throat with a sharp objectin Purkazi town here as he was depressed over his prolongedillness, police said today.Suleman ended his life last evening, a police official...

 2017-10-21 15:01 

NDTV

To Run Or Not: Delhi's Recreational Athletes Struggle With Smog... +

With fall in temperature and India's major marathons around the corner, it is peak training season for runners in New Delhi. But the spike in smog, however, is making training difficult for most......

 2017-10-21 15:00 

Hindustan Times

Rare species of cat snake spotted in Rawatbhata in Rajasthan... +

Forstens cat snake is commonly found in Western Ghats, and in Uttarakhand, western Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Odisha and West Bengal...

 2017-10-21 15:00 

Hindustan Times

Massive manhunt for Bimal Gurung in Darjeeling hills: Police... +

GJM supremo Bimal Gurung has been evading arrest since August ....

 2017-10-21 14:59 

The Quint

Food to Routine, Everything About Virat Kohli Is Amazingly Boring... +

The beauty of Virat’s rise as a sportsperson is in his boring routines of life....

 2017-10-21 14:59 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Ready to fight and defeat BJPin Lok Sabha polls: Lalu Prasad Yadav... +

Lalu Prasad, whose RJD is a national ally of the Congress-led opposition, advised the state Congress leaders to end internal fight in the party to rise against the BJP....

 2017-10-21 14:56 

Hindustan Times

Army has to remain prepared to counter Doklam-like situation: Army chief Bipin Rawat... +

The 73-day face-off between Indian and Chinese troops in Doklam started on June 16 after the Indian side stopped the construction of a road by the Chinese Army....

 2017-10-21 14:55 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Fighter jets, transport aircraft to land on Uttar Pradesh expressway... +

According toRoad and Transport Ministry officials, 12 highways have been cleared for similar landing operations, with three of those connecting Maoist-affected areas....

 2017-10-21 14:54 

Hindustan Times

Uttarakhand tweaks NREGS to check forced migration from hills... +

We have tweaked the NREGS a bit. Under its new format, the rural poor will be permitted to utilise the wages provided to them to set up orchards, goat sheds or the......

 2017-10-21 14:47 

Press Trust of India

Google celebrates birthday of explorer Nain Singh Rawat... +

New Delhi, Oct 21 (PTI) Search engine giant Google todaycelebrated the 187th birth anniversary of intrepid Himalayanexplorer Nain Singh Rawat, the first man to survey Tibet, witha special doodle.Born in 1830, Rawat hailed from the Johar Valley ofKumaon ...

 2017-10-21 14:47 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Teenager injured in security forces firing in Jammu and Kashmir during braid-chopping protests... +

Police said protesters resorted to heavy stone pelting at the security forces in Machow area of Badgam district during protests against braid chopping incidents in the Kashmir Valley....

 2017-10-21 14:46 

Hindustan Times

Not afraid of anyone, will fight directly against BJP in Lok Sabha polls, says Lalu... +

Lalu Prasad, whose RJD is a national ally of the Congress-led opposition, advised the state Congress leaders to end internal fight in the party to rise against the BJP....

 2017-10-21 14:46 

Press Trust of India

Another world classic on offer: Amadeu on Germany game... +

By Tapan MohantaKolkata, Oct 21 (PTI) Brazil head coach Carlos Amadeutoday said a "world classic" is on the cards as the three-timeformer champions take on Germany in the FIFA Under-17 WorldCup quarterfinal here tomorrow."Brazil against German...

 2017-10-21 14:45 

Hindustan Times

Chinese power over North Korea? Its more myth than reality... +

One way to gauge Pyongyangs feelings for Beijing is to consider that Kim Jong Un has yet to visit his only major ally, sincetaking power in December 2011....

 2017-10-21 14:45 

Hindustan Times

Producers of Vijays Mersal met with BJP over GST controversy, and this is what they decided... +

Thenandal Studios released a statement about the controversy regarding a scene in Vijays Mersal about GST....

 2017-10-21 14:45 

New Indian Express

[ Karnataka ]

CMSiddaramaiah, power minister DK Shivakumar involved in Rs 447 crore scam: BJP... +

State BJP president B S Yeddyurappa said KPCL paid a penalty of Rs 447 crore to the Centre for re-allotment of a coal block despite it having no such liability....

 2017-10-21 14:43 

Press Trust of India

Pawar shown black flags by BJP workers in Baramati... +

Pune, Oct 21 (PTI) Nationalist Congress Party chiefSharad Pawar was shown black flags by BJP workers during aninauguration ceremony of the new vegetable market and parkingfacility in Baramati about 120 kms from here last evening.BJP workers from the local...

 2017-10-21 14:42 

Press Trust of India

Kohli says Rahane is team's third opener... +

By Nikhil BapatMumbai, Oct 21 (PTI) India skipper Virat Kohli today madeit clear that in-form batsman Ajinkya Rahane is the team'sthird opener, effectively ruling him out of tomorrow's ODIseries opener against New Zealand here.Shikhar Dhawan and R...

 2017-10-21 14:40 

New Indian Express

[ World ]

Rex Tillerson returns to Saudi Arabia as Qatar row simmers... +

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in Saudi Arabia Saturday, his second visit to the region in recent months as he seeks a breakthrough in a diplomatic crisis gripping the Gulf....

 2017-10-21 14:38 

New Indian Express

[ Kerala ]

Vilification of Taj Mahal shows BJP's intolerance: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan... +

The Kerala CM said that the BJP cannot toleratethe name Shahjahan, who built the historic and heritage structure and so they had various problems that started with the exclusion of the monument in UP...

 2017-10-21 14:37 

New Indian Express

[ World ]

Trump says he will allow release of Kennedy assassination files... +

US President Donald Trump said Saturday he will allow long blocked secret files on the 1963 assassination of John F Kennedy to be opened to the public for the first time....

 2017-10-21 14:31 

The Quint

In Photos: India This Week (14 October - 21 October)... +

Beyond the headlines and behind the scenes, The Quint brings you a snapshot of India this week....

 2017-10-21 14:31 

Press Trust of India

Cong, NCP slam MNS for evicting hawkers... +

Mumbai, Oct 21 (PTI) The Congress and the NCP slammedthe MNS for forcibly evicting illegal hawkers from a railwaybridge and claimed that Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis is"hand-in-gloves" with the Raj Thackeray-led party."The Chief Minister w...

 2017-10-21 14:31 

New Indian Express

[ Telangana ]

Amid reports on Revant Reddy's plans, Telugu Desam Party hints it expects explanation... +

Yesterday, a meeting of senior TDP leaders, which Revant Reddy attended, ended on a stormy note with some leaders demanding a clarification from him which was not forthcoming....

 2017-10-21 14:30 

The Quint

‘Mersel’ Producers Give Into Pressure, Agree to Make ‘GST’ Cuts ... +

Despite wide support, ‘Mersal’ producers give in to the government’s pressure to delete anti-BJP policy scene....

 2017-10-21 14:30 

Hindustan Times

Ironical that Lalu chief guest at Sri Babu Cong function, says Bihar deputy CM Sushil Modi... +

Two parallel functions were organised in Patna on Saturday to mark the 130th birth anniversary of Sri Krishna Sinha, Bihars first chief minister, as political......

 2017-10-21 14:30 

Hindustan Times

Missing Pakistan journalist rescued after two years... +

Zeenat Shahzadi, a 26-year-old reporter, went missing when some unidentified men allegedly kidnapped her while she on her way to work from her home in a Lahore....

 2017-10-21 14:29 

Hindustan Times

Families of 39 missing Indians in Iraq asked to give DNA samples... +

On Saturday, the Punjab health department collected blood samples from kin of three of the missing men from Gurdaspur district. The 39 men were kidnapped by Islamic State in Mosul......

 2017-10-21 14:28 

Press Trust of India

Aadhaar linkage with bank accounts mandatory, says RBI... +

Mumbai, Oct 21 (PTI) Reserve Bank of India today saidbiometric identity number Aadhaar linkage with bank accountsis mandatory.The RBI clarification followed media reports quoting areply to a Right to Information (RTI) application thatsuggested the apex ba...

 2017-10-21 14:27 

The Quint

AAP Releases 1st List of 11 Candidates for Gujarat Assembly Polls... +

AAP plans to field businessman Rajesh Bhut from Rajkot (West), which is currently represented by CM Vijay Rupani....

 2017-10-21 14:27 

Hindustan Times

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Mali upstage Ghana twice in six months, enter semis... +

Mali, the African U-17 champions, prevailed over their western African opponents Ghana in the quarter-final on a rain-sodden pitch in Guwahati. In the semifinals, they will face......

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