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Malala leaves Pakistan with promise to return permanently

ISLAMABAD, Apr 02: Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai Monday left for Britain after an emotional four-day visit to Pakistan, officials said. Malala made a surprise return visit to Pakistan last week more than five years after she was shot in the head by a Taliban gunman for advocating girls´ education. “Malala Yousafzai along with her […]

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Najeeb case: HC pulls up CFSL, Chandigarh over laxity in analysing suspects’ phones

  New Delhi, Apr 2 : The Delhi High Court today pulled up a forensic laboratory in Chandigarh for its “laxity” in dealing with the examination of mobile phones of nine students who are suspects in the case of disappearance of JNU student Najeeb Ahmed. The high court, which had earlier directed the director of […]

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Special aircraft carrying mortal remains of Indians killed in Iraq arrive

  Amritsar (Punjab), Apr 2 : A special aircraft carrying the mortal remains of 38 Indians killed in Iraq arrived at the Amritsar International Airport today, officials said. The aircraft with the remains of the 38 slain Indians, out of 39, landed at Amritsar from Baghdad around 2:30 pm, they added. The presumed remains of […]

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Cong’s April Fool jibe: 200 cr jobs created, aliens from Mars working in India now!

Cong’s April Fool jibe: 200 cr jobs created, aliens from Mars working in India now!

New Delhi, APR 1 : The Congress today used the April Fool’s Day to mock Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government over their alleged failures in creating jobs and rein in corruption as the party marked the occasion as ‘Jumla Day’. The principal opposition party also targeted the government over soaring fuel prices, saying […]

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Political decisions should be taken in polling booths, not courts: Pak PM

Political decisions should be taken in polling booths, not courts: Pak PM

Islamabad, Apr 1 :Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that political decisions should be taken in polling booths, not courts, in an apparent reference to ouster of his predecessor Nawaz Sharif by the Supreme Court. Sharif, 68, was disqualified as the prime minister by the  apex court in the Panama Papers case in […]

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CBSE paper leak: Two teachers among three persons arrested, says police

New Delhi, Apr 1 :Three people, including two teachers of a private school in outer Delhi’s Bawana, were arrested by the Delhi Crime Branch in connection with the alleged leak of the Class 12 CBSE economics paper, police said today. The accused were identified as Rishabh and Rohit, teachers at a private school, and Touqeer, […]

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Modi must speak up on paper leak issue: Cong

New Delhi, Apr 1 :The Congress today urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to speak out on the CBSE paper leak issue and provide a solution to students who had been affected by it. Congress leader  Pawan Khera said clarity was still missing in the paper leak case and this had led to chaos. Questioning the […]

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V K Singh leaves for Iraq to bring back bodies of 39 Indians

New Delhi, Apr 1 : Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh today left for Iraq to bring back the mortal remains of the 39 Indians, killed in the war-torn country, officials said. The minister is expected to bring back the bodies by tomorrow. “The minister left around 1 PM from the Hindon […]

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Par panel to discuss safety, security of Indians working abroad

New Delhi, April 1 : In wake of 39 Indian workers’ death in Iraq, a parliamentary panel has called a meeting tomorrow to deliberate upon “safety and security of Indian workers in conflict zones”. The parliamentary standing committee on external affairs headed by Congress MP Shashi Tharoor will deliberate upon various issues related to Indian […]

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ISRO loses contact with GSAT-6A, trying to establish link

Bengaluru, Apr 1 : Two days after India’s latest communication satellite with military applications GSAT-6A was launched, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) today said it had lost contact with it and was making efforts to establish link. The space agency lost communication with the satellite when it attempted to ignite the engine in a […]