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Donated blood across US to be screened for Zika virus

In a move to prevent transmission of the Zika virus through blood supply, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recommended that all blood donated in the country and its territories

Chhattisgarh: 60 students taken ill after mid-day meal at school

At least 60 students of a government primary school were taken ill, allegedly after consuming food under the mid-day meal programme at a village in Chhattisgarh’s Surguja district.

Bihar toll 156, twins born on boat

Boys catch fish in the flooded waters of the Ganga in Allahabad. (Photo: PTI)

With three more deaths being reported on Sunday, the toll from floods in Bihar rose to 156. In neighbouring Uttar Pradesh, the Ganga continued to flow above the danger level.

AAP won’t act against MLAs till Punjab polls

Over the past one month, the AAP has been facing trouble from its four rebel legislators, but the party has decided against sacking them ahead of the Punjab Assembly polls to avoid opening “another fr

Abandoned old woman rescued, case against son

The Delhi police has rescued a 75-year-old woman allegedly abandoned by her son after registering its first case under the Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizen Act about 8 years of it

Top 500 Chinese companies in red


China’s top 500 enterprises reported their first annual decline in combined revenues in 15 years, with a 0.07 per cent drop last year, as the economy continued to slow down amid falling oil prices and

Air India will soon fly over Pacific Ocean to San Francisco, save fuel

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Air India will be the first Indian carrier to operate on the Pacific region route, which would also reduce the flying time by up to 3 hours.

Omar Abdullah lauds Modi for speaking about Kashmir in Mann Ki Baat

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Omar in the past had criticised Modi for not making mention of the Kashmir situation in his earlier 'Mann Ki Baat' addresses.

Visitors entry into Taj Mahal may be limited, ASI awaits report

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The ASI commissioned an institute to conduct a study to assess the impact of tourist activities and environmental effects on the monument.

Swamy writes to Corporate Affairs Ministry to save AskMe

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Closure of e commerce firm has led to loss of 4,000 jobs.

As the mist begins to clear somewhat on Kashmir, a few salient points are staring the country in the face.

The RSS has now dropped all pretence of being a “cultural” body, the cloak behind which it hid since the ban imposed on it after Gandhiji’s assassination was lifted, and is unapologetically showing it