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An Indian Air Force Dhruv helicopter on Friday crashed in U.P.'s Sitapur district with all seven persons on board feared killed. File photo
The Hindu An Indian Air Force Dhruv helicopter on Friday crashed in U.P.'s Sitapur district with all seven persons on board feared killed. File photo

7 feared killed in IAF chopper crash

The Advanced Light Helicopter Dhruv, which had taken off from Bareilly, was engulfed in fire as it crashed in U.P.'s Sitapur district. »
This February 19, 2007 photo shows the charred bogies of the Samjhauta Express at Panipat. Responding to India's protest against the delay in the 26/11 terror attacks case trial in Pakistan, Islamabad on Friday expressed concern over the delay in the trial of the 2007 Samjhauta Express case. Exclusive

Pakistan rakes up Samjhauta blast as India protests 26/11 trial delay

Can’t push judiciary on 26/11 trial: Pakistan tells India »

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Dinanath Batra, author who was responsible for the pulping of American scholar Wendy Doniger’s (left) book “The Hindus: An Alternetive History”, has been prescribed compulsory reading in Gujarat schools. File photos

Man who pulped Doniger book is must-read in Gujarat schools

Six of Dinanath Batra’s books have been prescribed as compulsory reading to all 42,000 primary and secondary schools in Gujarat. »
UPSC civil services examination aspirants protesting against C-SAT (Aptitude Test) on Rajpath, near Rail Bhavan, being detained by police in New Delhi on Friday. Photo: Sandeep Saxena UPSC issue

No injustice will be done on basis of language: govt

``We do not wish to link language with skill,’’ Minister of State in the PMO Jitendra Singh said in the Rajya Sabha on Friday. »

Business

There have been demands for reduction in the levy on the precious metal as imports declined to 638 tonnes in 2013-14 from 845 tonnes in the previous fiscal.

No proposal to lower gold import duty: FinMin

The Finance Ministry on Friday said at present it has no proposal to lower customs duty on gold from the current 10 per cent.“Currently, there is no proposal to reduce the customs duty on g... »
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(L-R) Soumitra Gupta, CEO, Oplus, Rajeev Asija, CEO, Aforserve and Tony Navin, sr. vice president, Snapdeal launching XonPhone 5 in New Delhi on Thursday. Photo: Sandeep Saxena

Oplus launches XonPhone 5 on Snapdeal

Oplus India, a subsidiary of Oplus Taiwan, today announced the launch of its first smartphone in the country — the XonPhone5, priced at Rs. 7,999. The company has launched the handset th... »
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WorldView with Suhasini Haidar


Extreme outcomes in the Great Game over Ukraine

The shooting down of MH17 is one of the most horrific consequences of the latest version of the "Great Game".

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An Uncritical Eye - "The World Before Her"

It’s a telling commentary that the media groups blacklisted any news on the film and the VHP chose to make it more popular!

The new movie is a thriller about an American woman who goes to Kolkata in search of her missing husband. As she gets closer to the truth, she finds herself at the centre of a dangerous conspiracy. »

Gujarat, Rajasthan and Punjab: The Need for a Border States Group

The aim of the research report by Tridivesh Singh Maini is to examine the approach of the political leadership, as well as the business community, in three ‘border States’ towards India-Pakistan ties.This paper has sought to look at a number of factors, which include politics, economics as well as security issues.Read Article »

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