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35 Chinese PLA soldiers return to Chumar, sit on a hillock

Official sources said about 35 PLA men returned to Chumar in northeast Ladakh and were perched on a hillock claiming the area to be part of China while another 300 soldiers were maintaining presence close to Line of Actual Control.

UP prepares plans to tackle 'love jihad'

wedding ceremonies
Uttar Pradesh's home department is drawing up a strategy to deal with cases of so-called ‘love jihad’, a highly emotive issue that officials say is turning out to be a major law and order problem in various districts.

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Acid attack survivors to run cafe in Taj city

To be run by acid attack survivors and christened as ‘Café Sheroes Hangout’, the outlet is being supported by the organisation ‘Stop Acid Attack’, which hopes to launch the cafe in the first week of October before taking the concept to Delhi.

Kyoto or Santiago model: Which way Varanasi will go


Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Kyoto model or state government’s Santiago model, which way will Varanasi go. Varanasi- the oldest living city in the world- is hogging all limelight after it elected PM Modi in 2014 Lok Sabha polls.

Congress questions timing of Modi's statement on Indian Muslims

 Salman Khurshid
Questioning the timing of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement ahead of his US visit that Indian Muslims will live and die for India, Congress on Friday wondered whether BJP and its other leaders adhere to it.

Gap between haves and have-nots hits kids hard: study

Almost one in three children show signs of malnutrition at age 12, with the rates higher for children who are poor, socially-marginalised and live in rural areas, show preliminary findings from the Young Lives study.

A wedding that even the Kashmir floods of biblical proportions could not stop

A man sailing on a wooden plank in the flooded waters of Srinagar. Waseem Andrabi/HT
On last Sunday, when the flood waters quickly submerged the ground floor of their house in Natipora area of flooded Srinagar, Myrah and her family minus the father fled in a rescue boat to a relative’s house in Jawahar Nagar. The father took refuge on the second floor.

Telangana for aligning resources in favour of states

K Chandrasekhar Rao
Telangana on Friday pitched for 40% devolution of the central tax revenue to states, making a case for allocation of resources based on the 'functional responsibilities' of the Centre and the states under the Constitution.

Bharatpur: Parents claim deceased infant was a goddess

The death of a two-and-a-half year old girl under mysterious circumstances at Nat Mohalla in Kumher town of Bharatpur district, on Thursday made it difficult for the administration to handle the situation as people flocked to offer prayers at the girl’s samadhi.

SAARC endorses India’s proposal to set up school of governance

Rajnath Singh
The 6th home ministerial meeting of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) member countries has endorsed a proposal by India to set up a school of governance in the region.

Goons fire at a class XI student for trying to thwart molestation

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Cases of atrocities on women just seem to be getting more and more unrelenting and bizarre in Bengal. A student of class XI of Mahyampur High School in Malda district was shot at by some goons on Thursday night when she tried to thwart attempted molestation.

Mumbai: Guj fisherman's body arrives from Pakistan

Fifty five days after his death in a Pakistani jail under mysterious circumstances, the body of a Gujarat fisherman was flown to Mumbai from where it is being brought to his native village in the state on Friday.
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