In this file photo people stand by the banks of the Pangong Lake, near the India-China border in Ladakh. After Prime Minister Narendra Modi raised the issue of Chinese incursions in Ladakh with Chinese President Xi Jinping, India on Saturday said it was carefully following the process initiated by Mr. Modi.
AP In this file photo people stand by the banks of the Pangong Lake, near the India-China border in Ladakh. After Prime Minister Narendra Modi raised the issue of Chinese incursions in Ladakh with Chinese President Xi Jinping, India on Saturday said it was carefully following the process initiated by Mr. Modi.

India awaits outcome of process initiated by Modi on Chinese incursions

"Diplomacy is not an instant coffee... You are aware that India at the highest level has taken it up... therefore, allow this process to function" says MEA spokesperson Syed Akabaruddin. »
In this September 19, 2014 photo, BJP leaders Eknath Khadse (left) and Sudhir Mungantiwar address a press conference in Mumbai. The BJP Maharashtra unit core committee met at the official residence of State Leader of the Opposition Mr. Khadse on Saturday to discuss the seat-sharing issue with the Shiv Sena. Maharashtra Assembly polls

BJP-Sena seat-sharing tangle continues

Sena’s offer of 125 seats unacceptable to BJP »
A file picture of Mr. Prafulla Chandra Ghadai during a meeting in Bhubaneswar. Photo: Lingaraj Panda.

BJD expels senior leader for anti-party activities

The expulsion came hours after local newspaper "Sambad" published excerpts of a yet-to-be published interview of Mr. Ghadai in which he purportedly questioned the leadership of Mr. Patnaik. »
A news telecast on live at Doordarshan Kendra in Chennai. A file photo: R. Ragu.
New Delhi, September 20, 2014

I&B ministry want more govt news to be given to DD, AIR

Information and Broadcasting Ministry has asked all ministries and departments to be more forthcoming in sharing news and advertisements with public broadcasters Doordarshan and AIR for wider diss... »
Leh/New Delhi, September 20, 2014

More Chinese soldiers intrude into Chumar through different point

The standoff in Chumar region in Ladakh worsened on Saturday after a second intrusion by Chinese Army personnel in two days was reported at another point after they had withdrawn from the same are... »
Aam Aadmi Party leaders Arvind Kejriwal and Manish Sisodia (R)
New Delhi, September 20, 2014

Kejriwal, Bhushan put on trial in defamation case

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal, noted lawyer Prashant Bhushan and two others were on Saturday put on trial by a Delhi court on charges of defamation in a complaint filed by ex-ministe... »
Army is in place to “neutralise” militants that are active in the entire Valley. File photo.
Jammu, September 20, 2014

200 heavily armed militants waiting across LoC: Army

Around 200 heavily armed militants were waiting across the Line of Control to infiltrate into the Indian side even as the security forces foiled several attempts by the ultras to sneak int... »
NEW DELHI, September 20, 2014

Xi visit a success, but border stand-off a dampener: experts

On the face of it, President Xi Jinping’s India visit should have been pegged a runaway success — hours of one-on-one exchanges with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, both in Ahmedabad and Delhi, a tr... »
MUMBAI, September 20, 2014

CM to take final call onprobe against Ajit Pawar

The Maharashtra Home Department on Thursday gave its nod to an Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) probe into the role of Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar, State NCP chief Sunil Tatkare and officials fro... »
Ajit Pawar
MUMBAI, September 20, 2014

Nod for probe against Ajit Pawar, Tatkare

The Maharashtra home department on Thursday gave its nod to the sanction sought by its Anti Corruption of Bureau (ACB) to probe the alleged roles of Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar, State NCP chi... »
NEW DELHI, September 20, 2014

Is it sincere, asks Khurshid

Welcoming Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s observation in a televi... »
NEW DELHI, September 20, 2014

Not many gains from Xi visit, says Congress

The Congress said here on Friday that its China policy found vindication in the Modi government’s decision to step up the bilateral engagement. At the same time, the party expressed concern over t... »
NEW DELHI, September 20, 2014

Analysts laud Modi’s tough talk on incursions

Experts and analysts have praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his tough words at the press conference that followed the bilateral talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday. “Whether... »

Centre ready to share I-T evidence against Sinha’s ‘visitor’

Pucca houses key to Kala Azar control

Ban Muslim artistes from Garba venues: Muthalik

Centre urged to act against hate speeches

Chinese soldiers return to Chumar

India, China vow to pursue early solution to border issue

FM channels can start with using AIR news, says Javadekar

Anchor mistakes ‘Xi’ for ‘11’, loses job

Indian Muslims will live and die for the nation: Modi

PM condoles death of musician U. Shrinivas

The Director General, All India Radio started communicating with Station Directors across the country through radio conference. A file photo shows parabolic antenna at AIR, Visakhapatnam Station. Photo: C.V. Subrahmanyam.
New Delhi, September 20, 2014

DG-AIR in touch with stations through radio conferencing

All India Radio (AIR) has started a radio conferencing facility which will help its Director General connect with officials at its stations across the country and address them on professional and... »
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, son of Pakistan's assassinated Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, has said that his Pakistan People’s Party would get back entire Kashmir from India. File photo
New Delhi, September 20, 2014

India rubbishes Bilawal’s Kashmir remarks

India on Saturday termed as “far from reality” the comment of Pakistan People’s Party leader Bilawal Bhutto Zardari that his party will get back entire Kashmir from it and asserted the integrity a... »
Srinagar, September 20, 2014

Four militants killed in gunbattle with security forces

Four militants were on Saturday killed in an encounter with security forces near the Line of Control (LoC) in Tangdhar sector of Jammu and Kashmir. “Four militants were killed in an inte... »
PANAJI, September 20, 2014

Tejpal reiterates plea for relevant documents

Tarun Tejpal, the co-founder of Tehelka accused of sexually assaulting a colleague, has prayed for a second time that the prosecution be directed to comply with a previous court order.<... »
People washing clothes on the banks of the Ganga.
NEW DELHI, September 20, 2014

Cleanliness index soon to rank cities

Close on the heels of Prime Minister Narendra Modi announcing the ambitious ‘Clean India’ mission, the Union Tourism Ministry on Friday said it was working on a “cleanliness index’’ for cities in... »
Mandolin Shrinivas. Photo: BHARGAVII MANI
September 20, 2014

Incomparable, irreplaceable

The galaxy of music has lost one of its most glittering stars in the death of Mandolin U. Shrinivas. That his remarkable achievements immortalised him even as a teenager is small consolation for t... »  
NEW DELHI, September 20, 2014

Modi confident of India-US strategic alliance

: As Prime Minister Narendra Modi prepares for his visit to the U.S. next week and to deliver his first address at the U.N. General Assembly in New York, he expressed confidence that it was possibl... »
Ahmedabad, September 20, 2014

A wake-up call, says Gujarat BJP

Defeated in three out of nine Assembly seats in the by-polls, Bharatiya Janata Party’s Gujarat unit is yet to recover from the jolt it received from rival Congress. While the by-polls were a test... »
NEW DELHI, September 20, 2014

Speaker meets Xi, discusses culture, yoga

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan called on Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday and discussed a variety of issues such as bilateral economic engagement, culture, youth development, clean energy... »
Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan leaves the Palam Air Force Station in New Delhi on Friday. Photo: V. Sudershan
BEIJING, September 20, 2014

Border row: Xi, Modi find a ‘way out’

The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Friday declared that President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have found common ground to resolve the border row as part of a road map that will steer... »

Steps on to tackle monsoon deficit: Agriculture Minister

Burying alive ailing girl childs parks nationwide outrage

Rs. 270-crore project to secure Naval harbours

High drama in SC during coal scam hearing

Centre joins hands with Gates for universal sanitation

Sushma Swaraj inaugurates Nalanda University

Keeping a tradition alive, Xi meets family of Dr. Kotnis

Bungalow row: Ajit Singh attacks government

Mandolin Shrinivas, the child prodigy, is no more


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