Union Public Service Commission's (UPSC) aspirants sitting on hunger strike protesting against C-SAT in New Delhi Friday. Photo: Sushil Kumar Verma
The Hindu Union Public Service Commission's (UPSC) aspirants sitting on hunger strike protesting against C-SAT in New Delhi Friday. Photo: Sushil Kumar Verma
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Won’t allow injustice to UPSC students: govt.

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China asks India, U.S., Japan to ensure naval drills will be ‘helpful’ to peace in the region

China has called on the three countries to ensure that the "Malabar" drills in the Pacific Ocean »


Will recover black money:Jaitley

"I can assure that you don't have to wait for long to see that we have brought back the black money," Arun Jaitley said »
Congres leader Mallikharjun Kharge speaking in the Lok Sabha in New Delhi on Friday.

Congress ineligible for LoP post, says A-G

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


Last rites were performed on Wednesday on the banks of the Subarnarekha in Purulia by Panchanan Kuiri (left-foreground) and Naresh Pramanik. —Photo: Amit Singh Deo

Villagers perform elephants’ last rites

Panchanan Kuiri, Naresh Pramanik shave their hair, after completing 21-day ritual of having a full fruit and vegetable diet, by Subarnarekha in Purulia for the two elephants who were killed by lightni... »
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Snags ground two AI Dreamliners

Air India’s Boeing-787 Dreamliner planes continue to trouble the airline and its passengers as two such aircraft were grounded at the Delhi airport on Thursday due to technical glitches, officials... »
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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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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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