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Narendra Modi reaches Japan to boost defence, energy ties

Prime Minister Narendra Modi reaches Osaka International Airport, Japan (Photo: Twitter)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew into Japan on Saturday on a five-day official visit as their governments seek to boost security ties and counter a increasingly assertive China.

High-end defence technology cooperation possible with Japan, says Modi ahead of Tokyo visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Photo: AP)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India sees possibility of a new era of cooperation with Japan in high-end defence technology and equipment and noted that progress has been made in parleys on civil n

Students from Hyderabad and Mumbai made $1.25 billion contribution to the US economy: report

Representational image (Photo: AP)

Foreign students from India, China and South Korea are the major contributors to the US economy with the host country earning USD 21.8 billion in tuition fees and USD 12.8 billion in living costs from

Don't mess with nuclear Russia, says President Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin (Photo: AP)

President Vladimir Putin said on Friday Russia's armed forces, backed by its nuclear arsenal, were ready to meet any aggression, declaring at a pro-Kremlin youth camp that foreign states should unders

Experimental Ebola drug ZMapp heals all monkeys in study

Liberian health workers outside a home of a man that they believed died from the Ebola virus in Monrovia, Liberia (Photo: AP)

An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the outbreak raging through West Africa—once more of it c

Nawaz Sharif, Army contradict each other

The vice-chairman of the Opposition Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf party, Shah Mehmood Qureshi, addresses journalists. AFP

No U-turn on democracy, says PM

Ram Gopal Varma’s Ganesh remarks kick off row

Ram Gopal Varma’s Ganesh remarks kick off row

Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma stirred a controversy on Friday, the first day of the 10-day Ganesh Chaturthi festival, with a string of tweets about the elephant God, drawing condemnation for his “blasphem

Narendra Modi’s 100 days: Arun Jaitley, Rajnath Singh to talk to media

Narendra Modi’s 100 days: Arun Jaitley, Rajnath Singh to talk to media

With Prime Minister Narendra Modi leaving on his landmark visit to Japan on Saturday, Union home minister Rajnath Singh has cancelled his proposed visit to the forward areas in Jammu and Kashmir.

CBI charges Marans in Aircel-Maxis deal case

CBI charges Marans in Aircel-Maxis deal case

Former communications minister Dayanidhi Maran allegedly received a bribe of Rs 742 crore for coercing entrepreneur C.

Mukul Mudgal Committee likely to seek more time

The Justice Mukul Mudgal Committee on Friday filed its report on the probe against ICC president N.

On July 22, 2014, an international partnership across India, Africa and the US launched the “One Agriculture-One Science: A Global Education Consortium” initiative aimed at revitalising global agricultural education, capacity building and technology transfer.

A few weeks ago a public school in the National Capital Region organised an Id Milan during school hours for students. Not all students were invited to it. During the mid-morning recess, teachers instructed Muslim students to line up and go to the place for the function.