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SIMI man among 2 held on way to Afghanistan

A suspected Simi operative and an aide of Indian Mujahideen media in-charge were arrested from Secunderabad on Wednesday, with the police saying they were allegedly planning to go to Afghanistan to ge

Tarun Gogoi dares Ulfa chief for polls

Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi here on Wednesday dared elusive Ulfa (I) chief Paresh Baruah to contest elections to prove his popularity and support for plebiscite that he has been advocating.

Lucknowites spent Rs 590 crore on Dhanteras

For those who continue to believe that Lucknow, the state capital of Uttar Pradesh is still a conservative ‘B’ class city, this Dhanteras should serve as an eye-opener.

CBI graft case on RAW officials

The CBI on Wednesday registered a corruption case against unknown officials of the Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW) and a private firm for alleged irregularities in the supply of high-altitude tents

Three named in CBI 1st chargesheet

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday filed its first chargesheet at the sessions court in the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam without booking any “influential” people involved in

Orissa clears roadblocks for projects

The Orissa government on Wednesday directed the concerned departments to remove roadblocks on the setting up various industrial projects in the state, including several mega steel projects.

Sexual assault of 3-yr-old girl in Bengaluru school

The sexual assault on a three-and-half-year-old girl student at a school here has been confirmed by doctors, as the police on Wednesday intensified the probe into the horrific incident which evoked pr

Israel calls on India to boost ties in every field

Weeks after the meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Israeli counterpart in New York, Israel has conveyed its willing to expand cooperation “in all fields and in any level” with India.

India has 24% of world’s total tuberculosis patients

India bears 24 per cent of the total burden of tuberculosis (TB) reported globally.

The recent comments of Justice Markandey Katju, a retired Supreme Court judge, in support of the uniform civil code on the ground that the Muslim personal law is “barbaric, backward and unjust” has ra

WikiLeaks found-er Julian Assange will get into trouble, potentially a 35-year sentence in the United States, if he leaves the Ecuadorian embassy in London, which he says he would to mend his health a