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Asian Games 2018: Hima, Anas win 400m silvers

Hima Das and Muhammed Anas won a silver each in women’s and men’s 400m as Indian athletes continued their strong show in the Asian Games in Jakarta on Sunday.

Stalin files nomination papers, set to become DMK president

DMK working president M.K. Stalin, who is set to be elected the party president, filed his nomination for the post at Anna Arivalayam, the party headquarters, in Chennai in Tamil Nadu on Sunday.

Mullaperiyar: genesis of a dispute

Understanding the unique complexities that have led to uneasiness in Tamil Nadu-Kerala water sharing.

DSGMC chief Manjit Singh GK attacked by pro-Khalistan supporters in California

President of the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) Manjit Singh GK was attacked in California allegedly by pro-Khalistan individuals, during which one of his associates was injured.

MEA refuses to share details on extradition request of Zakir Naik to Malaysia

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has refused to share details of a request to Malaysia seeking extradition of controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, being probed in India for alleged terror charges, citing RTI clauses that bars disclosure of information received in confidence from a foreign government, among others.

Kerala MP moves Supreme Court against Centre’s refusal to allow foreign aid

Rajya Sabha member and former Kerala Minister Binoy Viswam moved the Supreme Court on Saturday, accusing the Centre of “turning its back” on the people of flood-ravaged Kerala. The Centre has neither released sufficient relief funds nor allowed foreign countries like the United Arab Emirates (UAE) help the State “re-build and return to its past glory,” he said.

Hours after posing with guns, four militants held in Kashmir

Hours after posing with guns on the Instagram and the Facebook, four fresh recruits planning to exfiltrate into Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK) for arms training were held from frontier district of Kupwara on Sunday.

NASA shows aerosols around the world in one vibrant image

Aerosols — they are all around you and you are inhaling millions of them this very second. These minute solid and liquid particles suspended in the atmosphere, include dust, smoke, pollen, soot and even volcanic ash.

Asian Games 2018: India win two silvers in Equestrian

Fouaad Mirza on Sunday became the first Indian to win an Asian Games individual medal in the Equestrianevent since 1982, besides guiding the country to a second-place finish in the team competition here.

When Mahatma Gandhi mobilised ₹6,000 for flood relief in Kerala

Many had skipped a meal daily or given up milk to find money to contribute to relief fund mobilised by Mahatma Gandhi, according to the journals penned by him.

Four overs for one run: Irfan breaks T20 record

Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Irfan bowled the most economical spell in Twenty20 history on Saturday, only conceding a run from his final ball.


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