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India is over 5 years behind us: China

Taking a dig at an American media report that India replaces China as next big frontier for the US tech companies, an article in state-run Chinese daily said India was “not even close” where China was

US discussing nukes with Pakistan?

Ahead of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s visit to the US later this month, the Obama administration is in talks with Pakistan on a range of issues, including limiting and controlling Islamabad’s weapons

Palestinian killed by Israeli forces in Jerusalem clashes

Israeli security forces shot dead a Palestinian during clashes in east Jerusalem Thursday on their way to the home of a man accused of an earlier stabbing attack, medics said.

Journalists are like contemporary historians: Najeeb Jung

Najeeb Jung

Delhi lieutenant-governor Najeeb Jung on Thursday described journalists as “contemporary historians” and said they must therefore ensure that they rise above “primordial sentiments” in discharging the

‘Eco-sensitive’ zone: NGT seeks Centre response

A Noida resident’s plea challenging the Union environment ministry’s demarcation of eco-sensitive zone around the Okhla bird sanctuary prompted the National Green Tribunal to seek response from the Ce

12 people arrested for visa fraud at Indira Gandhi International airport

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A dozen air passengers were held at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here on Thursday for allegedly travelling on fraudulent visas to Abu Dhabi.

Dadri lynching incident an alarm bell: Gautam Buddh Nagar DM

Gautam Buddh Nagar district magistrate N.P.

Rajkot ODI in trouble?

Niranjan Shah

The Saurashtra Cricket Association on Thrusday appealed to Patel quota agitation leader Hardik Patel and his supporters to not agitate during the one-day international match to be played between India

39 trains are cancelled as farmer stir intensifies

Thirty-nine trains were cancelled and road traffic was hit in Punjab on Thursday as tho-usands of farmers seeking higher compensation for crops damaged in white fly attack continued their stir for sec

Nepal may airlift fuel to ease crisis

Nepal is mulling airlifting fuel either from Bangladesh or Malaysia and may build a petroleum storage plant near its border with China, as the fuel crisis deepened due to continued blockade of land tr

The wise men have spoken — the moot point is, will they be heard?

Nearly a quarter century ago, when the Babri Masjid was demolished, Fahmida Riaz, a well- known Urdu writer, poet and feminist of Pakistan who had spent many years in exile in India with her husband a