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Obama to stay two days, hold summit-level talks with Modi

Namo, Modi, Modi dress, Modi attire, modi fashion, modi kurta

US President Barack Obama’s state visit to India in January to attend the Republic Day Parade will be spread over two days and include summit-level talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Oppn disrupts House over black money

Speaker Sumitra Mahajan

A united Opposition stalled proceedings on the first working day of the Parliament’s winter session on Tuesday, demanding the BJP government fulfill its promise of bringing back black money stashed abroad.

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Visa on arrival for 43 nationalities from Nov 27

On arrival visa facility for senior citizens

Visa-on-Arrival and Electronic Travel Authorisation for  43 countries, including  United States, Australia, Fiji and Pacific Island countries is expected to be in place on November 27.

Time to ask why city is still insecure

It is that time of the year again when we commemorate the 26/11 terror attack, more correctly the 60-hour siege in south Mumbai, and ask ourselves: is the city more secure today than it was six years ago? No, of course it is not.

Modi’s efficiency mantra: Work as a team, take quick decisions

Narendra Modi

The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has been on overdrive ever since Narendra Modi moved into South Block in May. Within a few months of taking office, he held several meetings with department secretaries, making clear he wanted teamwork and quick decisions.

Cable operators relent, TV9 back on air


The Kannada news channel, TV9, that was taken off air by cable operators across the State on Monday evening, came back on air late on Tuesday after hectic parleys between the two parties mediated by the government.

HT EXCLUSIVE | 6th anniversary of 26/11 attack
Six years after 26/11, Pakistan not keen on nailing culprits: Ujjwal Nikam

 Ujjwal Nikam
Ujjwal Nikam, the special public prosecutor in the case, opens up for the first time on his hush-hush visit to Pakistan where he discovered that they were only going through the motions in trying the masterminds.

Four Indian youth who joined IS want to return home


Four youths from Kalyan near Mumbai, who are believed to have joined the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (IS formerly known as ISIS) want to come back, Union home ministry sources have said.

68% turnout in four seat of Ladakh region


The four seats of the Ladakh region recorded 68% turnout, a drop of 2% drop from the 2008 assembly elections, in the first phase of the assembly elections. In Kargil, 60% people cast their vote, a fall of 15% from the last elections, the highest drop in anyone the 15 constituencies that went to polls on Tuesday.

Ready to take up challenges of J&K: Mehbooba

PDP head Mehbooba Mufti

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday said the trends emerging from the first phase of polling showed an overwhelming desire for change in the state.

Delight and despair as 25k flats won in DDA's mega housing scheme draw

Delhi Development Authority
Vikas Sadan, the headquarter of Delhi Development Authority (DDA) was witness to both delight and despair as hundreds of applicants of the land development agency’s housing scheme 2014 thronged the office to see if they get lucky in the capital’s biggest gamble. DDA draw list declared, check results online

In states, PM evokes conflicting reactions

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
While some praise positives on the foreign policy front, the Jan Dhan and Swachh Bharat initiatives and the scheme to get MPs to adopt a village, others are concerned about the slow pace of reforms, rise in communal conflagrations.
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