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Modi's success more external than internal, says Omar

Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and National Conference president, Omar Abdullah, on Wednesday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying the PM has failed to deliver on promises he made before coming to power.

School teacher shot dead in Bihar

A lady school teacher was gunnded down by unidentified assailants on Wednesday in Begusarai district of Bihar.

'BJP misleading people about J&K'

Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday hit out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) saying the saffron party's leadership was misleading people about J&K as it was ignorant of the ground realities in the state.

NC manifesto out; party sticks to stand on autonomy, Article 370 and AFSPA

The National Conference on Wednesday released its election manifesto, reiterating the party's traditional stand on issues like Article 370, revocation of AFSPA and autonomy.

Saarc pacts: Nepal working to remove 'roadblocks'

Nepal on Friday said it was working to remove 'roadblocks' in signing of the SAARC connectivity agreements, which were stalled by Pakistan on the pretext that they have not completed their "internal processes".

Vaiko celebrates Prabhakaran's birth anniversary

NDA ally, MDMK chief Vaiko and pro-Tamil outfits on Thursday celebrated the 60th birth anniversary of slain LTTE leader Velupillai Prabhakaran.

Saarc: PM Modi, Sharif maintain distance; no prospect of 'structured meeting'

India said Wednesday it had no plans for a 'structured meeting' between PM Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart, Nawaz Sharif, amid speculation over whether the two will hold talks at Saarc summit.

Meet Surender Singh, the 26/11 hero-turned-AAP MLA

As the AAP held out its reachout election campaign, its MLA Surender Singh’s heart was somewhere else. The former NSG commando who fought terrorists at the Taj Hotel exactly six years ago quietly took a flight to Mumbai on Wednesday.

High voter turnout success of democracy: Omar

Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and working president of the National Conference (NC) Omar Abdullah Wednesday said the high voter turnout in the state assembly polls is a success of democracy.

Vasan introduces party flag after break-up with Cong

Two days ahead of the formal launch of his party at Tiruchirapalli, former Union Minister G K Vasan, who broke away from Congress on Wednesday introduced flag of the party in Chennai.

Purdue is making US education more affordable: Mitch Daniels

The Purdue University’s president spoke to HT Education about plans to make Purdue education more affordable to international students, flipped-classrooms at the university and more.

Pakistan stalls inking of Saarc connectivity agreements

Pakistan stalled Wednesday the inking of Saarc connectivity agreements, including motor vehicle pact, saying it was yet to complete its 'internal process', notwithstanding other countries, including India and Sri Lanka, who have been strongly pitching for strengthening the people-to-people contact and movement of goods in the region.

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.

Saarc leaders emphasize need to infuse new energy to the regional body

The 18th Saarc summit kicked off in Kathmandu on Wednesday with heads of states or governments of all eight member states emphasizing the need to revamp the regional body.

Visa on arrival for 43 nationalities from Nov 27

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.

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