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  • Raigarh
    Feb 01, 2015 12:56 IST

    Landgrabber's Inc: Making millions in Raigarh

    Land acquisition by state and private players in Chhattisgarh is a story of illegal occupations, unfair and inadequate compensations, and the millions that seldom reach those for whom they were meant.

  • Narendra Modi, Xi Jinping
    Feb 01, 2015 12:19 IST

    India wants border row settled early: Swaraj sets tone for Modi's China visit

    Foreign minister is on three-day official visit to China during which she will meet President Xi Jinping, inaugurate the Visit India 2015 tourism programme and hold trilateral talks with her Chinese Russian counterparts.

  • Indian Tiger
    Feb 01, 2015 11:59 IST

    The roar is back: India's tigers are on their prowl again

    A recent report released by the environment and forest ministry says the big cat count in the country has gone up by 30% in four years. We decode the success story and look at the challenges ahead.

  • Sushma Swaraj
    Feb 01, 2015 09:52 IST

    Sushma Swaraj proposes 6-point template to build ties with China

    On her maiden visit to China, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday proposed a six point "template" to broad base Sino-India engagement with an action oriented approach to usher in Asian century.

  • Amritsar
    Feb 01, 2015 11:09 IST

    Re-investigation of 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases by SIT likely

    The committee headed by former Supreme Court judge Justice (retd) GP Mathur has submitted its report to home minister Rajnath Singh last week and recommended fresh probe of the anti-Sikh riot cases through a Special Investigation Team, official sources said.

  • Islamic State
    Feb 01, 2015 01:31 IST

    Turkey deports 9 Indians, plan to join IS suspected

    Nine Indians, including five children, were deported to India from Turkey on Friday on suspicion that they planned to travel to Syria in order to join the Islamic State (IS).

  • Mobile phone tower
    Feb 01, 2015 01:44 IST

    Cellphones fueling air pollution, global warming

    You may not know it, but every time you use your cellphone, you are contributing to global warming.

  • Leopard
    Feb 01, 2015 01:52 IST

    Leopard hacked to death by villagers in Ghaziabad

    A young female leopard was hacked to death by villagers of Bajilpur, after the animal strayed into their farmland on Saturday. Four villagers were injured when the leopard attacked villagers who were searching for the animal in the mustard fields. The four injured are recuperating at primary health centre at Hapur.

  • Chandrashekar Rao
    Feb 01, 2015 02:03 IST

    All in the stars: Telangana CM to shift secretariat due to vaastu

    Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao’s fad for vaastu, astrology and numerology is well-known in the state, but he is now forcing his obsession on government policy and projects which is taking a toll on the state exchequer.

  • Maoist
    Feb 01, 2015 02:07 IST

    Maoist threat brings train movement to a halt in Bihar

    Following a Maoist threat, the movement of trains between Howrah/Sealdah and various parts of north India, including New Delhi, came to a standstill for over eight hours, leaving passengers harried.

  • Mithun Chakraborty
    Feb 01, 2015 02:19 IST

    Saradha scam: Sudipta paid me Rs 1.76 cr for TV show, reveals Mithun

    Actor Mithun Chakraborty told the Enforcement Directorate that Sudipta Sen, the key Saradha chit-fund scam accused, had paid him Rs 1.76 crore as fees for hosting a political chat show - 'Bangla bolche songe Mithun' - on his Channel 10 news channel but allegedly without signing any formal agreement.

  • Delhi's history
    Feb 01, 2015 02:32 IST

    ICHR set to get scholars sceptical of 'European models'

    If historians have believed that Aryans came from outside India, the Indian Council of Historical Research is set to see a new team that may not agree.

  • Matang Sinh
    Feb 01, 2015 03:24 IST

    Former Union minister Matang Sinh is new Saradha catch

    Former Congress MP and minister of state Matang Sinh on Saturday was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) after about eight hours of grilling in the multi-crore Saradha chit-fund case.

  • Jen Psaki
    Feb 01, 2015 00:57 IST

    United States says relationship with both India and Pakistan vital

    The US on Friday sought to allay concerns in Pakistan over President Barack Obama’s recent visit to India and the nuclear deal breakthrough, saying it values its relationship with both countries.

  • Army soldiers
    Jan 31, 2015 19:54 IST

    Romance goes out of honeymooning in snowless Kashmir

    An uncharacteristically snowless winter has taken the romance out of honeymooning in Kashmir this season but weather experts warned that the iconic white peaks and valleys immortalised in Bollywood films could soon become history.