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Heat toll over 1,000, toll rises 852

Children jump into the Ganga in West Bengal’s Murshidabad district on Tuesday.  	— PTI

The death toll due to the severe heatwave sweeping the nation crossed the 1,000 mark on Tuesday, with the southern states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana bearing the brunt.

Mobile testing unit set to check drug’s quality

In an attempt to weed out spurious drugs even from the remotest corners of the country, Drug Contr-oller General of India (DCGI) said on Tuesday that mobile drug testing laboratories would be sent acr

International alert system for Indian pharma firms

India has proposed to set up a global alert system, where drug regulator from any country can report on unfair practises adopted by the Indian pharma firms.

India is ready for Smart Cities

Union urban development minister M. Venkaiah Naidu

Contours have been worked out for the 100 smart cities project and the flagship programme will be launched any day, union urban development minister M. Venkaiah Naidu said here on Sunday.

Man rapes daughter, 15, kills her

In an inhuman and brutal act, a father has turned out to be the rapist and killer of his own daughter.

Man opens fire at ATM, robs woman in Hyderabad

An armed man opened fire inside an unguarded State Bank of India ATM and looted a woman techie of her gold ornaments, mobile phone and debit card at Yousufguda on Wednesday morning at around 7.30 am.

Supreme Court helps Vijay Kumar Datla kin to end row

In an attempt to help the contesting parties to arrive at an amicable settlement, the Supreme Court has decided to refer the dispute between a mother and her three daughters for the management contro

Rahul Gandhi likely to be congress chief this year: Jairam Ramesh

Rahul Gandhi is expected to become the Congress president this year and bring back India’s grand old party to its past power and glory by promoting regional faces, according to senior party leader Jai

Centre engaging in ‘double-speak’ on special category status to Andhra Pradesh: Congress

Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh and Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu (Photo: PTI/DC)

Jairam Ramesh accused Venkaiah Naidu of ‘inventing new excuses’ on the issue

High Court intervenes in tiff at Biological E

The Hyderabad high court has constituted an Adhoc Board to run the affairs of the Hyderabad- based vaccine maker Biological E. Limited.

The dust is beginning to settle on an extraordinary election result in the UK.

Pakistan’s ludicrous charge that India’s spy agency RAW is behind the Karachi attack on the Ismaili community maybe laughed out of court here, given that the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed re