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  • 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.

  • Mamata 4
    Jan 31, 2015 20:38 IST

    Mamata accuses BJP of using CBI to pressurise Trinamool MPs

    A day after her close aide and party general secretary Mukul Roy was quizzed in connection with the Saradha scam, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Saturday accused BJP of using CBI to pressurise her party's lawmakers to split TMC or face jail.

  • Islamic State of Iraq
    Jan 31, 2015 20:54 IST

    Hyderabad woman drops plan to join Islamic State, returns from Turkey

    Wanting to join the terror group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), a 19-year-old woman from Hyderabad who was residing in Qatar had flown to Turkey from there, but changed her mind and came back to her parents in Hyderabad, police said on Saturday.

  • Budget
    Jan 31, 2015 21:11 IST

    PMO panel for repeal of 1741 archaic laws

    Law Commission has already recommended repeal of 288 obsolete laws.

  • Narendra Modi
    Jan 31, 2015 21:34 IST

    Modi govt carries out another secretary-level bureaucratic reshuffle

    Days after sacking foreign secretary Sujatha Singh, the Modi government on Saturday carried out another secretary-level bureaucratic reshuffle touching over 7 ministries including health, urban development and housing.

  • S Jaishankar
    Jan 31, 2015 22:24 IST

    PMO wanted me to delete Modi’s reference in my letter: Sujatha Singh

    Former foreign secretary Sujatha Singh had offered to retire early but it was rejected as the Prime Minister’s Office wanted her to delete a reference that she was doing so on the instructions of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Singh who was removed from her post on Friday told in an interview to Karan Thapar on Headlines Today.