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Police to conduct polygraphic test on DIG Paraskar

The Mumbai crime branch has sent a letter to deputy inspector general Sunil Paraskar in a bid to seek his permission to conduct a polygraphic and lie detector tests on him. While the police are awaiting a response from Paraskar, the officials said that they would soon approach the court to seek its permission.

Modi government to give Aadhaar a new boss

Aadhaar
The Centre has decided to name a new director general for the UIDAI, or Aadhaar, in yet another signal of its commitment to continue with the previous government's flagship programme.

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Delhi woman poisoned by in-laws in Ghaziabad

A newly-married woman was allegedly poisoned by her husband and in-laws in Sihani Gate area of the district, police said on Thursday.

Baby and mother dug out of Maharashtra village landslide debris

Heavy machinery
Amidst the grave tragedy in Malin, the village almost entirely wiped out by a landslide in Maharashtra, rescue teams on Thursday dug out a three-month-old infant and his mother safely from the debris, officials said.

Facebook posts trigger tension in three states

A Facebook user

Inflammatory Facebook posts have become the trigger for several recent incidents of communal violence in various parts of the country in the backdrop of a series of bloody religious clashes.

RSS, BJP work out strategy for assembly polls

Amit Shah
The RSS had helped BJP in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections and senior Sangh functionaries now want a say in policy matters with minimum friction.

12 villages cut-off due to landslide in Odisha

A scene at a landslide site
Landslide in Odisha, triggered by heavy downpour, has cut-off about a dozen villages on the Bonda hills in Malkangiri from the district headquarters for the last four days, district officials said.

US hopeful of WTO deal with India hours before deadline

John Kerry

The US said on Thursday it was hopeful that differences between India and much of the rest of the world over a trade agreement could be resolved in time, with only hours remaining before the deal has to be signed.

Quake strikes Andaman; no Tsunami warning

Earthquakes of magnitude 6.2 and 6.1 struck Myanmar and Andaman islands on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.

Understand India's concerns over NSA snooping: John Kerry

Kerry image 1
US secretary of state John Kerry met external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday and discussed key bilateral issues including NSA snooping, WTO deal and India-US partnership. US hopeful of WTO deal with India hours before deadline

RSS meet begins amid tight security, Cong protest on MPPEB scam

Mohan Bhagwat

Amid tight security and Congress workers' protest a four-day brainstorming session of RSS began on Thursday to discuss the core issues of the organization as well as to chalk out the roadmap for its intellectual cell.

Tragic end to a 'pachydermal' love story in Bihar

A mahout cools off his elephant
A female elephant at the Valmikinagar Tiger Project (VTR) in West Champaran district of north Bihar has gone into mourning after her partner was claimed by disease on Tuesday.
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