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Kashmir protests: Rajnath to visit Valley to find a way forward
New Delhi, July 23: In a bid to douse the fire in Jammu and Kashmir, Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh will begin his two day visit to the state starting on Saturday. Home Ministry officials say that his will be a [...]
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July 23, Forty Years Ago: Connected By Rail
Indian Express front page on July, 22 1976 Railway links between India and Pakistan, snapped since September 6, 1965, were resumed today when the Amritsar-Lahore Express made the in [...]
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Dabbling In Doublespeak
Security forces trying to control the mob in Kashmir valley The conflict zones that mark various corners of India are spilling on to new territory — spaces that are ideologically, [...]
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IAF: Missing AN-32 experienced technical issues earlier in July
Chennai, July 23: The ill-fated AN-32 that went off radar yesterday, with 29 personnel onboard, at 9:30 am is said to have encountered three technical snags earlier this month, despite an overhauling process and an upgrade refit in September last year. [...]
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A ‘Naik’-mare in Pakistan
Islamic preacher Zakir Naik. (File Photo) Zakir Naik’s connection with Pakistan was described, long ago, in the following report. Talking to ARY TV (August 30, 2004) Lahore’s ra [...]
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337 foreign companies registered in last two years: Government
New Delhi, Jul 22 As many as 337 foreign companies were registered in the country in last two years with Maharashtra and Delhi together accounting for nearly 200 of them. {image-arun-jaitley-20-1469015270.jpg www.oneindia.com} Minister of State for Corporate Affairs Arjun Ram Meghwal [...]
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Why Sheila Dikshit is Congress's best bet in Uttar Pradesh
A surprise CM candidate, a new team and finally something resembling a battle plan. [...]
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More than a river
Every time, there is a BJP-led government at the Centre the search for a river that had dried up 4,000 to 5,000 years ago acquires great impetus. Saraswati, the river in question, finds mention in the Rig Veda, Mahabharata, Ramayana and other ancient text [...]
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Client state’s dilemma
ISIS attacked Prophet Muhammad’s mosque in Medina. Earlier this month, Saudi Arabia experienced a series of devastating terrorist operations that have been attributed to the ISIS. [...]
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Lalu again hits out at PM for 'silence' on Dalit atrocities
Patna, Jul 22: RJD supremo Lalu Prasad hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for second successive day today on his "continued silence" on atrocities against Dalits and wondered whether "these incidents are taking place at his instigation." "Auron ki khansi/jukhaam [...]
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IAF AN-32 missing: All you need to know about the aircraft
Chennai, July 22: While all the three defence forces-Navy, Army and the Air Force-join hands to find the missing AN-32 aircraft, experts turn to speculations as to why it went missing, given its immaculate track record. Although considered to be the [...]
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Indecorous, indecent
As insurance against protests which had become a prominent feature of campus life at the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), students must file an affidavit promising not to violate “decorum and decency on campus”. They must not insult facu [...]
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The Battle Within
People filled the space between Byculla and Mumbai CST, choking that part of the city for over six hours demanding the arrest of Ratnakar Gaikwad, retired chief secretary of Maharashtra and c [...]
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AAP’s Bhagwant Mann is in trouble, and rightly so
AAP MP Bhagwant Mann at Parliament House in New Delhi. Express Photo/Prem Nath Pandey Aam Aadmi Party MP Bhagwant Mann, on Thursday, shot a Facebook Live of himself, driving into Pa [...]
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Indian Air Force’s AN-32 plane goes missing: A pilot looks at what could have gone wrong
An-32 has been IAF’s trustworthy work horse many years, and is designed to be extensively used The Indian Air Force’s An-32 aircraft, that was on a courier flight from C [...]
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Rajasthan: Another FIR lodged against Hardik Patel
Udaipur, July 22: An FIR was today registered against Patidar reservation agitation spearhead Hardik Patel for allegedly threatening a toll booth staff in Rajasthan's Rajsamand even as police restricted his movement outside his temporary residence here. IG Anand Srivastava said this, [...]
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Odisha: 10 injured in bus-truck collision
Bhubaneswar, July 22 : At least ten people were injured on Friday when a bus in which they were travelling in hit a truck from behind in Odisha's Bargarh,media reported. The bus on its way to Sambalpur lost its control and [...]
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Why simultaneous elections make sense
PM Modi gave the idea of having simultaneous elections for the Lok Sabha and state assemblies. Recently Prime Minister Narendra Modi floated a very pertinent idea of having simultan [...]
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July 22, 1976, Forty Years Ago: Mars Probe
The Viking-1 robot probe of Mars has detected nitrogen and argon gases in the atmosphere of the red planet in sufficient abundance to make scientists more optimistic that life could flourish there, the project’s director said. While not providing enough [...]
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Govt "blocking" Judges' appointments: Cong
New Delhi, Jul 21: Congress leader Anand Sharma today alleged that the government was blocking the appointment of judges as it was "very angry" after the Supreme Court's decision in the National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC), a charge strongly refuted by [...]
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Caste system like Taliban, needs to be discussed: Sharad Yadav
New Delhi, July 21: Atrocities against Dalits have been increasing since Independence, and the caste system in India has a "Taliban-like attitude", Janata Dal-United leader Sharad Yadav said on Thursday in the Rajya Sabha.Yadav also demanded a ban on a cow [...]
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Implement safeguards for SC community, Centre tells states
New Delhi, July 21: A week after four Dalit men were brutally assaulted by cow protection vigilantes in Gujarat, the central government on Thursday urged the states to effectively implement constitutional safeguards for the Scheduled Castes to create crime-free environment against [...]
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Be prepared Manish, Modi Ji will send CBI against you: Kejriwal takes a swipe at Modi govt
New Delhi, July 21: Taking a dig at Modi Government, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday warned his deputy Manish Sisodia to 'be prepared' against CBI actions. Kejriwal's comment came to fore following after the inauguration of new building of [...]
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The Urdu Press: Troubled Valley
Compiled by Seema Chishti Rashtriya Sahara, in an editorial on July 11, writes: “The present situation in the Kashmir valley has created great problems for the Mehbooba Mufti government. The people are pained and angry because of the perception that, in [...]
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Drugged to denial
Illustration by: C R Sasikumar Hyperbole surrounding Udta Punjab — the recent film highlighting the drug menace in that state, obscures certain realities. There seems to be a sens [...]
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People will worship Mamata Banerjee as a deity in future: Kabir Suman
Kolkata, July 21: Eminent musician and former Trinamool Congress parliamentarian Kabir Suman on Thursday made a passionate appeal to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for releasing political prisoners lodged in jails across the state.Participating in the Trinamool's annual Martyr's Day [...]
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'In the name of 'gau raksha', communal tension is being created'
Kolkata, July 21: Expressing concern over the rise of 'cow protection' vigilantes, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday asserted the peoples' "right to choice" and warned against the bid to "saffronise everything".Addressing a party rally in the city, the [...]
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Beyond capital
On Tuesday, the government said it was releasing Rs 22,915 crore as the first installment towards capital infusion into 13 state-owned banks to provide liquidity support and also to help them raise funds from the market. Banks weighed down by huge bad loa [...]
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