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Indians studying in U.S increased by nearly 3%: Report

The number of Indians studying in the United States increased by almost three per cent to over 2 lakh in the 2018-19 academic year, according to a re...

Kerala govt not considering judicial probe into killing of Maoists

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan ruled out a judicial inquiry for now into the recent killing of four Maoists in an alleged encounter and said ...

Vivo Y19 with triple rear cameras

Vivo Y19 has been launched in India. The Vivo phone, which was originally launched in Thailand earlier, is initially on sale through offline retailer...

Govt to sell BPCL, Air India by March: Minister

The government is aiming to complete the sale of state-run companies Air India and Bharat Petroleum Corporation (BPCL) by March, Finance Minister Nir...

Senior AMMK functionary joins AIADMK

Yet another senior functionary of the T.T.V Dhinakaran-led Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK) quit the party and joined the ruling AIADMK on Monday...

Man hacked to death by gang near Aluva

A 34-year old man was hacked to death allegedly by a three-member gang in Athani near Aluva on Sunday night, police said.Police identified the deceas...

AIMPLB for review of SC verdict in Ayodhya case

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) favoured seeking a review of the Supreme Court's judgement in the Ayodhya issue, and said it was aga...

Devotees brave rain to offer prayers at Sabarimala

Braving rains, thousands of devotees offered prayers at the Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala on Sunday, the second day of the annual two-month-long ...

India offers visa-on-arrival facility to UAE citizens

India has granted visa-on-arrival facility to the citizens of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with an aim to enhance people-to-people contacts and tra...

Gotabaya Rajapaksa wins SL presidential election

Sri Lanka's controversial wartime defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa will lead the country after ruling party candidate Sajith Premadasa conceded t...

Justice S.A Bobde takes oath as 47th CJI

Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde was administered oath as the 47th Chief Justice of India by President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday. Justice Bobde, 63, succe...

Our vision is not limited to forming govt: Gadkari

The vision of the RSS and its affiliated organisations is not limited to 'forming government' but it is more about "nation-building", senior BJP lead...

German parliament approves carbon pricing, air ticket hike

Germany's parliament has approved a bill to introduce a price for carbon emissions in the transport and heating sectors as part of a broader package ...

Govt mulls raising insurance cover on bank deposits

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the government will bring legislations on raising insurance cover on bank deposits from the current Rs 1 lak...

RBI to cut rates by 40 bps by Feb despite high inflation: Report

Headline inflation is bound to rise further to 5 per cent for November, but despite the pinch in price rise, the Reserve Bank will go for two consecu...

Make Sonia full-fledged President to end uncertainty: Veerappa Moily

Sonia Gandhi should become full- fledged President of the Congress to end uncertainty over the leadership issue, senior party leader M. Veerappa Moil...

16 disqualified Karnataka MLAs join BJP

A day after the Supreme Court upheld the disqualification of 17 Congress-JD(S) MLAs in Karnataka but paved the way for them to contest the December 5...

Activists urge India, U.K to challenge Pakistani atrocities in Balochistan

The U.K chapter of the Baloch National Movement (BNM) and associated organisations called on the Indian government to challenge the atrocities of the...

Haryana CM expands council of ministers

More than two weeks after taking oath as the Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal Khattar on Thursday expanded his council of ministers by inducting 1...

UN Women to partner with Kerala's Gender Park

UN Women has proposed to partner with Kerala's Gender Park to take forward projects and campaigns aimed at securing gender parity in South Asia. Sett...

Rafale review petitions dismissed

The Supreme Court on Thursday gave a clean chit to the Narendra Modi government in the Rafale fighter jets deal case, saying review petitions were wi...

Govt eases norms for change of address on Aadhaar

The government has allowed migrants to change address on Aadhaar by giving self declaration, a move aimed at helping them open bank account and promo...

With M'shtra under Prez rule, GAD asks for files

A day after President's Rule came into force in Maharashtra, the ministries have been ordered to hand over possessions to the General Administrative ...

CJI's office comes under ambit of RTI Act: Apex Court

The office of the Chief Justice of India is a public authority and falls under the ambit of Right to Information Act, the Supreme Court ruled. The ap...

'Naxal couple' held under UAPA in Hyderabad

Police arrested a husband-wife duo under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act and Indian Penal Code in Hyderabad for allegedly taking part in the...

SC upholds disqualification of 17 rebel Karnataka MLAs

The Supreme Court upheld an order by former Karnataka Assembly Speaker K.R Ramesh Kumar disqualifying 17 Karnataka MLAs in July.Though the top court ...

Chinese takeover marks new chapter in history of British Steel

A Chinese buy-out marks a new chapter in the tumultuous history of steelmaking in the United Kingdom, which has been characterised by nationalisation...

Another BSNL contract worker commits suicide

Another BSNL contract employee allegedly committed suicide in Kerala by jumping before a train as he was not paid wages for the last six months, poli...

Bullet shell found in Guruvayur temple 'hundi'

An empty bullet shell was found in one of the two 'hundis' (offering box) at the high- security Lord Krishna temple at Guruvayur on Tuesday, police s...