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Chidambaram moves SC seeking protection from arrest – 2 min read

New Delhi: Hours after the Delhi High Court on Tuesday rejected former Finance MInister P. Chidambaram’s anticipatory bail plea in the INX Media case, the battery of lawyers representing him approached the Supreme Court for the urgent hearing seeking protection from arrest. Chidambaram’s lawyer Kapil Sibal asked the apex court to put up the matter […]

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Soldier martyred in Pak firing in Poonch – 1 min read

Srinagar:  An Indian soldier got martyred on Tuesday after Pakistan again resorted to unprovoked shelling on Indian posts in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, triggering a fierce response from the Indian side. According to Defence Ministry officials, Pakistan violated ceasefire at 11 a.m. by firing small arms and shelling mortars in the Krishna Ghati sector […]

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Chandrayaan-2 successfully enters lunar orbit – 2 min read

Chennai: The Indian space agency on Tuesday completed successfully the crucial orbit manoeuvre and put the Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft into the lunar orbit. According to Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), the Lunar Orbit Insertion (LOI) was completed successfully at 9.02 a.m. as planned using the onboard propulsion system. All the systems of Chandrayaan-2 are healthy. “The […]

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ED arrests Ratul Puri in bank fraud case – 3 min read

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday arrested Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath’s nephew Ratul Puri, the former Executive Director of Moser Baer, in connection with a Rs 354-crore bank fraud case filed by the Central Bank of India, an agency official said. The agency took the action after filing the money laundering case under […]

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Modi calls up Trump, raises Pakistan’s anti-India rhetoric – 2 min read

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday spoke with US President Donald Trump on phone and conveyed that “extreme rhetoric and incitement to anti-India violence by certain leaders in the region was not conducive to peace”, in an obvious reference to the Pakistani leadership spewing anti-India venom over the Kashmir issue. Days after the UN […]

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How these J&K officers are fighting fake news on Kashmir – 3 min read

Srinagar:  With a full-fledged information war breaking out following the abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution that gave Jammu and Kashmir special status, several officers of the state have put themselves on the front line of fighting fake news propaganda, mostly emanating from Pakistan. Among the officers of Jammu and Kashmir busting fake news, […]

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ED summons P. Chidambaram in aviation scam case – 1 min read

New Delhi: In more trouble for former Finance Minister and Congress leader P. Chidambaram, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned him for questioning in an aviation scam case dating back to the UPA regime, authorities said on Monday. A senior ED official told IANS: “We have summoned Chidambaram on August 23 for questioning in the […]

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Schools reopen in Srinagar, but students missing – 2 min read

Srinagar: After a gap of nearly a fortnight, around 200 schools in Srinagar reopened on Monday, but few students showed up. Though teachers were present in most schools, jittery parents avoided sending their children. “I can’t send my children to school. The situation is not conducive and I can’t take a risk,” said Abdul Aziz, a […]

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Arun Jaitley’s condition critical, kept on extra-corporeal life support – 2 min read

New Delhi: Several Union Ministers including Rajnath Singh, Smriti Irani and Jitendra Singh, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat as well as Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal visited AIIMS on Sunday to enquire about the health of former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley who is in a critical condition on life support systems. Jaitley, 66, has been put on […]