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Central Railway to soon start Saturday mega blocks

The Central Railway (CR) is to start a Saturday mega block along with the regular Sunday mega blocks, from next weekend.

Dengue scare: KEM staff threaten strike

The day-to-day functioning of BMC-run KEM Hospital may come to a grinding halt if the hospital staff decides to go ahead with its “no work” agitation from November 5.

India to take ‘legal route’ to save fishermen

Tamil activists burn an effigy of Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa in Chennai on Friday. 	— AP

Citing a past precedent, India on Friday hoped that the five Indian fishermen sentenced to death by a Sri Lankan court can be saved from the gallows, adding that the Modi government is “concerned” ove

Everyone is someone: Honouring changemakers in India

In a country that is more and more obsessed with its celebrities, the innovative concept of honouring changemakers was laun-ched six years ago by the Civil Society, which itself is just over a decade old

‘Remove illegal riverbed structures’

BMC chief Sitaram Kunte has directed civic officials to remove all illegal structures on the riverbed of the Oshiwara river.

PM Modi receives personal items of Sardar Patel

Several personal items like plates, cups, saucers used by Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel were handed over by their custodian to Prime Minister Narendra Modi who described the first home minister as the true

AAP to hold stir for ‘justice’ in 1984 riots

Arvind Kejriwal

The Aam Aadmi Party will hold a demonstration at Fateh Nagar on Saturday to demand justice for the kin of the victims of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

A ‘crowning’ in Maharashtra and the jugglery ahead

Wankhede Stadium

Wankhede Stadium jam packed with more than 30,000 people; celebrities not able to reach their allotted seats owing to teeming crowds; religious gurus Swarupanand Saraswati and Narendra Maharaj share s

CBI arrests close aide of Orissa chief minister

Pravat Tripathy

Orissa chief minister’s close aide and former government chief whip Pravat Tripathy was on Friday evening arrested by the CBI in connection with his alleged links with Artha Tatwa Group (AT Group), a

High Court extends bails of INLD leader Ajay Chautala

The Delhi high court on Friday extended the interim bails of Ajay Singh Chautala and INLD member Sher Singh Badshami, who have been convicted along with former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chauta

The Archers and Test cricket: words you rarely find in the same sentence and more’s the pity as there’s not much else that can give greater innocent pleasure.

For those younger Pakistanis born in the 1990s and later, the country’s growing dysfunctionality and its slipping further behind in the global comity of nations across a wide front, has seemed to be t