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Pak team to investigate Ramzan ban in China

A Pakistan delegation was in China on Wednesday to investigate the ban on fasting for the Muslims.

Government asked to withdraw notification

In a move that could spark another face-off between chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and lieutenant- governor Najeeb Jung, Raj Niwas has directed the AAP government to immediately withdraw its notificat

Cabinet rejig likely by July 6

Prime Minister Narendra Modi appears set to reshuffle his Cabinet in the first week of July. The reshuffle is expected to take place before he travels abroad on July 6.

Captain calls the shots: Coach Anil Kumble


Skipper Virat Kohli with coach Anil Kumble at the preparatory camp in Bengaluru on Wednesday. (Photos: Shashidhar B.)

Political parties wary of facing UP byelections

Political parties in Uttar Pradesh seem wary of facing byelections before the 2017 Assembly elections.

Bonanza for Central government employees, pensioners

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday accepted all the recommendations of the Seventh Pay Commission, effecting an overall increase of about 23.55 per cent in the salaries, allowances and pensions of approxi

India to count its elephants

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The environment ministry would soon initiate its five-yearly countrywide counting of elephants.

Man killed, 3 injured in mishap

A man died and three others, including a minor girl, sustained burn injuries when a cable accidentally touched a high tension line causing a blast in Northeast Delhi’s Nand Nagri area on Wednesday aft

Central Railway proposes to build wall further away from tracks

File photo of the disintegrating wall near Parsik tunnel.

The Central Railway (CR) has proposed building a new wall another 5 metres away from the previous one that had collapsed near Parsik Tunnel.

India seeks Israel’s security expertise

In the wake of terror attacks on airports abroad, the latest instance being of the horrific attack on the Ataturk Istanbul airport in Turkey, Indian airports are looking to Israel for ways to further

In his book Afghanistan-Pakistan-India: A Paradigm Shift, released recently at New Delhi’s Observer Research Foundation, Afghan ambassador to India Shaida Abdali writes: “The logic of Pakistan’s survi

You don’t have to be a foreign policy expert to sense that India is hopping mad at China, after Beijing successfully scuttled New Delhi’s bid to enter the 48-member Nuclear Suppliers Group, through wh