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Congress wants white paper on drought

The Congress on Wednesday demanded a “white paper” on the drought situation in the country and efforts to tackle it in the backdrop of the Supreme Court castigating the government on the issue.

Mercedes hit-and-run: JJB can decide if boy adult, says Advocate KTS Tulsi

The Juvenile Justice Board would be competent to decide on the controversy over whether the teenager accused in the Mercedes hit-and-run case should be tried as a major since he was just four days shy

Micromax plans to enter top 5 global mobile cos list

India’s second-largest handset maker Micromax is stepping on the gas, revamping products with “connected devices and services” and expanding to more emerging markets as it aims to become one of the to

Arvind Kejriwal offers job to Rohith Vemula brother

The Delhi government has offered a temporary Group C level job to Raja Vemula, the younger brother of deceased dalit scholar Rohith Vemula, on “compassionate” ground, which has not yet been accepted b

Health aid slow, targets may not be met

Existing trends suggest that by 2040 nearly half of the developing countries are unlikely to meet international health spending targets to make basic services universally available.

Labourer dies in AIIMS mishap

A 26-year-old labourer died while two others suffered severe injuries after they fell from the fourth floor of an under-construction building on the AIIMS campus on Wednesday evening.

Emaar, MGF to part ways


Dubai-based realty firm Emaar Properties and India’s MGF Developm-ent have decided to end their 11-year-old joint venture through demerger of Emaar MGF Land Ltd into two separate entities.

Students reject Lyngdoh panel for JNUSU poll

Students of Jawaharlal Nehru University on Wednesday rejected the Lyngdoh committee recommendations for conducting students’ union elections in varsities and passed a resolution, saying the JNUSU poll

IPL being targetted, shift not easy: BCCI

 Rajeev Shukla

Stumped by the Bombay high court’s order of shifting 13 Indian Premier League Season Nine matches from drought-hit Maharashtra, the Board of Control of Cricket in India on Wednesday said the cash-rich

2 arrested for robbery at Metro station

The two arrested accused are paraded before the media on Wednesday. (Photo: Asian Age)

The Delhi police on Wednesday arrested two men, including a former employee of the Delhi Metro, for the robbery of Rs 12 lakh from the station control room of the Rajendra Place Metro station on Monda

In a move smacking of breathtaking insensitivity, the Haryana government chose the eve of Ambedkar Jayanti to announce that Gurgaon would henceforth be known as Gurugram.

There is a belief amongst members of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) that high voter turnout in the recently-concluded Assembly elections in Assam will go in their favour on May 19, the day of counti