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In this videograb from RSTV, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj speaks in the Rajya Sabha.
In this videograb from RSTV, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj speaks in the Rajya Sabha.

Search still on for Indians missing in Iraq: Sushma

The External Affairs Minister was clarifying on the claim by Harjeet Bassi, one of the captives who managed to escape, that all others were taken to a forest and shot. »
A jawan carries a rocket launcher near the site of a gunbattle with militants at Pindi village in Arnia sector near Jammu on Thursday.

Militant killed after fresh encounter in Arnia

Security forces come under fire from a militant hiding in a bunker during an operation to retrieve the bodies of civilians killed in yesterday's encounter. »
Aligarh Muslim University Vice-Chancellor Zameerud-din Shah. File photo

Smriti Irani denies receiving letter from AMU V-C

The Vice-Chancellor has pointed out the possibility of "communal conflagration if political machinations are not controlled". »


In this photo downloaded off the PMO Twitter page, Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets his Pakistan counterpart Nawaz Sharif at the concluding session of the 18th SAARC Summit in Kathmandu on Thursday.

Pakistan wants meaningful dialogue with India: Sharif

Pakistan Prime Minister says India should not have cancelled the Foreign Secretary-level talks »


Author P.D. James during an interview in New York, Nov. 27, 2005. File photo

Novelist P.D. James dies at 94

Publisher Faber and Faber says mystery writer P.D. James, who brought realistic modern characters to the classical British detective story, has died. »
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This February, 2014 photo shows the WhatsApp and Facebook app icons on an iPhone in New York.

Social networking sites losing out to mobile messaging apps

About 28 per cent of respondents from India said they "logged in to see what's happening without posting/commenting on anything myself" on Facebook, Twitter (23 per cent) and Google+ (21 per... »
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Siddharth chats about his Kaaviya Thalaivan, which releases today, and how Tamil theatre has changed over year the years »

Individuals can reduce India’s carbon footprint: Jairam Ramesh

In a public lecture on climate change, Jairam Ramesh explores the various energy alternatives that the country has in reducing its carbon footprint and says that India has a pivotal role in global climate change negotiations. The lecture was organised by The Hindu Centre and the National Institute for Advanced Studies on November 10, 2014, in Bengaluru. Read more. »

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