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Modi tweets in Japanese ahead of Tokyo visit

The Prime Minister recalled the warm reception he got when he visited Japan as the chief minister of Gujarat, adding that he admired the people of that country for their 'innovation and level of precision.'

Hours after flag meeting, Pak fires across border

Hours after India and Pakistan held battalion commander level talks, Pakistan Rangers resorted to unprovoked firing across the international border in Jammu and Kashmir.

Political storm in Karnataka after rail min Gowda's son booked for rape

An actress made the allegations before TV channels in Bangalore when Karthik Gowda was getting engaged to another woman at Kushalnagar. She claimed she got married to him in June this year.

US journo's mother pleads with IS for son's release

Shirley Sotloff's plea came as a UN commission accused IS of committing crimes against humanity and US President Barack Obama weighs options for targeting the extremists' stronghold in Syria.

Court defers hearing in National Herald case

A Delhi court today fixed December 9 for hearing the complaint case, in which it had issued summons against Congress president Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and others, on the issue of acquisition of National Herald daily.

Rail min denies charges after son booked for rape

A budding Kannada actress has accused Karthik Gowda, son of union railway minister D V Sadananda Gowda, of marrying her and then abandoning her for another woman.

Tatra deal case: Court summons Tejinder Singh

A special court on Thursday summoned Lt Gen (retd) Tejinder Singh for allegedly offering Rs. 14 crore bribe to then Army Chief Gen VK Singh for clearing file pertaining to procurement of 1,676 heavy mobility Tatra vehicles.

Rohtak girls' suicide reflects on India

Dec 16, 2012, gang rape forced a few changes in an otherwise gender-unfriendly India: We got a new anti-rape law. But that India has still miles to go is evident once again from the heart-rending story of two Rohtak girls.

Ebola-hit nations isolated as airlines stop flights

The three nations at the centre of the west African Ebola outbreak were left increasingly isolated on Thursday as more airlines suspended flights to the crisis zone.

Fresh warning over Ebola as crisis talks start

The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said there was no quick fix to what the WHO has called an "unprecedented" outbreak of Ebola. A total of 1,427 people have died since the start of the year.

PMO, Shah's defence of Rajnath cements his position

The back to back statements from Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah on Wednesday giving a 'clean chit' to home minister Rajnath Singh comes as a big relief for the senior Uttar Pradesh politician.

Riots trigger power struggle in western UP

Large-scale migration of Hindus and Muslims to safer zones in western Uttar Pradesh has led to a change in demographics, which may affect politics in the region.

Police probe terror link in Jharkhand ‘love jihad’ case

Jharkhand police are investigating to see if the husband of Tara Shahdeo, the national-level shooter who has accused him of forcing her to convert to Islam in a so-called of ‘love jihad’, has any terror links, officials said on Wednesday.

Mumbai man who left to join IS killed in Iraq

Arif Ejaz Majeed, one of the four youths from Kalyan suspected to have joined the Islamic State was killed in Iraq on Tuesday. The deceased, a third-year civil engineering student was in his early twenties.

Imran rejects talks again as Nawaz remains defiant

Imran Khan on Wednesday called off talks with the Nawaz Sharif government, once again, and also announced that he would continue his sit-in in front of parliament house till Sharif tendered his resignation. 'We will not go away. We will not leave this place,' he said.
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