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Asian Games: Shooter Jitu Rai bags gold in the 50m Pistol event

Gold medal winner Jitu Rai flanked by the silver and bronze medallists on the podium on Saturday. — PTI

In-form Jitu Rai opened the gold medal account for India, while Shweta Chaudhry clinched a bronze as shooters began their campaign on a resounding note on the opening day of the 17th Asian Games here

BJP won’t accept new Shiv Sena formula

The tug of war between the Shiv Sena and BJP over seat-sharing continued on Saturday without result.

NCP rejects Congress offer of 124 seats

The NCP on Saturday rejected the Congress’ proposal of 124 seats in the Maharashtra Assembly polls next month, saying this was an old offer as it had already fought on those seats in the 2004 election

Sushma Swaraj sister, 46 others in BJP list

Sushma Swaraj sister, 46 others in BJP list

The BJP on Saturday announced the names of the remaining candidates for the coming Haryana Assembly elections.

Sheila Dikshit likely to be star campaigner

Senior Congress leader Sheila Dikshit, who has been waiting for her new role in the party after resigning as the Kerala governor, is likely to be one of the star campaigners for the upcoming Assembly

India plans an equal reply to China buildup

India plans an equal reply to China buildup

The ongoing standoff between Indian and Chinese security forces in the Ladakh region escalated further on Saturday as 50 more troops entered Chumar at a location different from the earlier intrusion.

More positive signs, optimism under Xi Jinping: Dalai Lama

More positive signs, optimism under Xi Jinping: Dalai Lama

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Saturday said he was “optimistic” of a resolution to the decades-long vexed Tibet issue as there are “many positive signs” under the leadership of “open” and

Buddha’s bowl or not? ASI can’t decide

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Is it or is it not the Buddha’s begging bowl? The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) is in a tizzy.

Kerala temple stash guesstimate: Rs 1 Lakh crore

The documentation of “invaluable” antiques in Vaults A, C and D of Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple has been completed.

200 heavily armed militants waiting across the Line of Control to infiltrate: Indian Army

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Around 200 heavily armed militants were waiting across the Line of Control to infiltrate into the Indian side even as the security forces foiled several attempts by the ultras to sneak into Kashmir Va


Kashmir’s history is dotted with natural calamities and man-made disasters. And over the centuries the people of Jammu and Kashmir have perfected the art of rising from the ashes. They have seen famines and epidemics, floods and earthquakes, blazes and mayhem, organised violence and massacres, forced and voluntary migrations, incarcerations and worse.