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India suffered an embarrassing 159-run innings defeat in the second Cricket Test against England at Lord's on sunday. On Day Four of the match,  Indian batsmen were all at sea against the moving ball as their second innings folded up for 130 in 47 overs. James Anderson claimed four wickets...
Supreme Court will hear today the petition filed by Congress JD(S) combine, challenging the government formation by the BJP in Karnataka. The Apex court had yesterday, in early morning hearing, refused to stay the swearing-in of BS Yeddyurappa as Chief Minister. A 3-judge bench, headed by justice AK Sikri said, swearing-in...
Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa, a former ally of ousted President Robert Mugabe, has won country's landmark Presidential election. With all 10 provinces declared, Mnangagwa won 50.8 per cent of votes to 44.3 per cent for opposition leader Nelson Chamisa of MDC party. Zimbabwe Electoral Commission declared ZANU-PF party's Mnangagwa, a duly...
The CBI has arrested three officials of Punjab National Bank's Brady House branch in Mumbai in connection with Nirav Modi fraud case. These officials are Chief Manager Bechu B Tewari, Forex Department Manager Yashwant Joshi and Praful Sawant, a Scale I officer in Export section. They were arrested after their...
Use of pellet shotguns continues to take a heavy toll on the people of Kashmir, with 363 persons sustaining injuries in their eyes due to use of the deadly metallic ammunition in 2018. According to the data compiled by the general specialty SMHS hospital in Srinagar, there hasn’t been a...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and visiting French President Emmanuel Macron will hold delegation level talks in New Delhi today. During the talks, both the leaders are expected to review the progress achieved in bilateral relations and exchange views on regional and international issues of mutual interest. Several agreements are expected...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will have bilateral talks with his Swedish counterpart Stefan Lofven in capital Stockholm today. He reached Stockholm last evening on the first leg of his three-nation visit. India and Sweden will be announcing a Joint Action Plan and sign a Joint Innovation Partnership during the visit. Mr...
Srinagar: Cold wave conditions continued in the Kashmir Valley and the Ladakh region on Wednesday as minimum temperatures remained several notches below the freezing point. The Met department has forecast heavy snowfall for at least five days starting Saturday that is likely to disrupt air and surface traffic to and...
Jammu:  The 17th Convocation of University of Jammu for the year 2015-16 was held here at General Zorawar Singh Auditorium, today. Sh. Arun Jaitley, Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, was the Chief Guest and delivered the 17th Convocation Address. Jaitely lauded the academic achievements of the University in his Convocation...
Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region Dr Jitendra Singh has said that the North East Industrial Development Scheme will play a crucial role in promoting new industrial units in the region by providing several special incentives. The scheme was approved by the Union Cabinet last week. Interacting...