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Ex-minister questions demolition of seven colonies

A former Union minister has questioned the demolition of seven government residential colonies in South Delhi alleging that over 1.86 lakh trees would be destroyed in the process, leading the NGT to s

Commandos rush to Goa amid threats to Brics meet

Foolproof security is being made for a two-day Brics summit in Goa following inputs that Pakistan-based terror groups could target the October 15-16 event to be attended by the heads of Brazil, Russia

Solar panels a hit among educational institutions

With leading schools installing solar panels on their rooftops to meet their power consumption, net metering has caught the interest of educational ins-titutes across the capital.

Modi’s Ram chant energises Sangh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi made Vijay Dashami a “very special” day for Sangh Parivar cadres and Hindutva votaries and has set the tone for the coming Uttar Pradesh elections.

Health experts urge Centre to frame policy on tobacco sale

As young people are suffering from head and neck cancer due to increased tobacco consumption, health experts have urged the government to frame a licencing policy for the sale of tobacco products.

Manohar Parrikar must apologise for ‘insult’ to military: Congress

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar (Photo: PTI)

The Congress on Wednesday condemned defence minister Manohar Parrikar for rejecting its claim of surgical strikes having been undertaken by the Army during UPA rule, and demanded Prime Minister Narend

Man killed in road mishap; driver beaten, car torched

A 52-year-old man died, while his 20-year-old niece was injured after being hit by an overspeeding car in southeast Delhi’s Jaitpur area on Tuesday night.

Taipei Masters: Sourabh Varma into pre-quarters

Sourabh Verma

Sourabh Verma notched up successive wins on the second day of the Chinese Taipei Masters to enter the pre-quarter-finals of the Grand Prix badminton tournament, in Chinese Taipei on Wednesday.

Row erupts as students burn PM Modi’s effigy in JNU

Stoking yet another controversy, a section of JNU students, on the occasion of Dussehra, vent their ire by burning the effigies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah on Tuesday.

CBI to seek UK information in Embraer deal probe

The CBI is all set to send source query to the United Kingdom to gather details about certain individuals based there as part of its investigation into the alleged irregularities in the purchase of th

War is a strange phenomenon whose alchemy is difficult to understand. We try to “sciencitise” it so it can be reduced to cause and effect, efficiency, impact and body counts.

We said goodbye to Navtej Sarna, India’s high commissioner to the UK (or the Court of St. James, to give the posh title).