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‘Interview not relevant to visit’

The controversy over certain remarks attributed to President Pranab Mukherjee on the Bofors issue in a recent interview to a Swedish daily is “not relevant” to President Mukherjee’s forthcoming visit

NCR sees drop in pass rate

 Girls celebrate after the CBSE Class 10 results were announced in New Delhi on Thursday.  (Photo: BIPLAB BANERJEE)

Girls once again outperformed boys in the Central Board of Secondary Education Class 10 results on Thursday in all regions.

Teen thrashed in remand home dies

Injuries on Ahmed’s arm; the 17-year-old in hospital

A 17-year-old boy, an inmate at the David Sassoon Juvenile Remand Home at Dadar, who was admitted to the Nair Hospital last Wednesday after being thrashed by an inmate, succumbed to his injuries on Th

Man trying to flee police hit by truck

In an apparent case of negligence by the Delhi police, a 27-year-old man was crushed to death outside the Okhla police station while he was trying to flee from police custody at about 9 pm Wednesday n

We’ve ability to subdue any team: Sanjoy Sen

Mohun Bagan play Bengaluru FC in the I-League title-deciding encounter in Bengaluru on Sunday.

It was 13 years ago that Mohun Bagan last laid their hands on the silverware.

Three held for gangraping 14-yr-old in Dharavi

Three arrested accused 	—Asian Age

The Dharavi police has arrested three out of the four persons who allegedly gangraped a 14-year-old girl on May 24 by forcing her to drink liquor and then forcing themselves upon her one after the oth

‘J&K must ban use of pellet guns by cops’

Sixteen-year-old Hamid Nazir Bhat. 	— H.U. Naqash

Human rights-watchdog Amnesty International has asked the Jammu and Kashmir authorities to prohibit the use of pellet-firing shotguns in policing demonstrations saying these weapons are “inherently in

Abhinav Bindra earns quota place for Rio games


Abhinav Bindra on Thursday became the fourth Indian shooter to win a quota place for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, following his sixth-place finish in the men’s 10m air rifle final at the ISSF Shooting

No bail for man who raped friend’s wife

A special women’s court recently refused to grant bail to a young man who was arrested for raping one of his best friend’s wife.

Lieutenant-Governor Najeeb Jung meets home secretary, calls up Rajnath Singh

Najeeb Jung

In the midst of his bitter power tussle with the Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government, lieutenant-governor Najeeb Jung on Thursday held deliberations with Union home secretary L.C. Goyal.

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