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India's Abhinav Bindra poses with his gold medal at the podium after Men's 10m Air Rifle event at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland
PTI India's Abhinav Bindra poses with his gold medal at the podium after Men's 10m Air Rifle event at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland

Bindra clinches gold in Glasgow

With the addition of two more medals from the shooting ranges, India’s overall medals tally climbed to 9. »

Congress not eligible for LoP status, AG tells Speaker

If the Speaker acts on this opinion there will be no LoP as it was for 10 years from August 1979 to December 1989.. »

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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

7 IAF personnel killed in chopper crash

A Wing Commander, Squadron Leader, Junior Warrant Officer, Sergeant and an LAC along with two Corporals were killed in the crash. »

Andhra Pradesh

Power plants in A.P. facing acute shortage of coal

APGenco working overtime to ensure supply. Alarmed over the situation, the State government has dashed of a letter to the Central government seeking allotment of 80,000 tonnes a day to meet the demand... »
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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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