Pak shells border posts, hamlets; BSF jawans among 7 injured

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Pakistani troops targeted Indian border outposts and hamlets in Jammu, Samba and Poonch districts in overnight firing and shelling, injuring two BSF jawans and five civilians, officials said today.Continuous violations of the ceasefire by Pakistan along the International Border (IB) and the Line ...

Jim Mattis to meet PM Modi, Nirmala Sitharaman on September 26 in Delhi: What to expect

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New York: Defence secretary Jim Mattis will visit India and hold talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Indian counterpart Nirmala Sitharaman to reaffirm that Washington considers New Delhi a valued and influential ally. This is the first cabinet-level official's visit to India under the...

SC dismisses bail plea of film producer Karim Morani in rape case

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Bollywood filmmaker Karim Morani, accused in two separate 2G spectrum scam cases, surrendered before the Hayathnagar police here on Friday midnight. He has been facing the charge of repeatedly raping a 25 years old Delhi based woman threatening to post her private pictures on social media. Accord...

Bengaluru: Kidnapped son of Income Tax officer killed, body found near lake

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The 19-year-old son of an Income Tax officer who was kidnapped on September 12 has been murdered. Police found the body of the victim near Rachenahalli lake. Four people have been arrested in connection with the crime. Sharath, a 19-year-old second year student of automobile engineering, had left...

Why are you creating communal distinction, Calcutta High Court asks Mamata Banerjee

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Kolkata: Calcutta High Court on Tuesday slammed the Mamata Banerjee government regarding Durga idol immersion issue, asking as to why she was creating communal distinction between two communities. "When you (West Bengal government) are firm there is communal harmony in the state, why are you crea...

India collaborating with Russia for nuclear power plant in Bangladesh

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India said on Wednesday it is collaborating with Russia to build the Rooppur nuclear power plant in Bangladesh, the first initiative under an Indo-Russia deal to undertake atomic energy projects in third countries. This will also be India’s first atomic energy venture abroad. “We are collaboratin...

Rajkummar Rao's 'Newton' becomes India's official selection for Oscars 2018

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Film Federation of India announced that Rajkummar Rao starrer political satire Newton will be India's official entry for the Oscars 2018. Newton, directed by Amit V Masurkar, stars Pankaj Tripathi, Anjali Patil, Raghubir Yadav, and Sanjay Mishra alongside Rao. "Newton was chosen unanimously by th...

Sonia Gandhi writes to PM Modi on women#39;s reservation bill

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Congress President Sonia Gandhi has asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take advantage of his majority in the Lok sabha and pass the much-delayed Womens Reservation Bill that seeks to grant 33% quota to the fairer sex in Parliament and state legislatures. In a letter to Modi, Gandhi also assure...

Arvind Kejriwal to meet Kamal Haasan tomorrow in Chennai

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New Delhi: Amid speculations of veteran actor Kamal Haasan floating his own party, comes another new development. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will meet Haasan for 'political discussions' over lunch in Chennai on Thursday. Kejriwal, who's back in Delhi after 10-days of Vipassana meditatio...