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Mars Mission a step closer to success, Isro successfully test-fires Mangalyaan engine

On the day US spacecraft MAVEN entered the Mars orbit, India's Mangalyaan woke up after 300 days of sleep at 2:30pm, clearing a key test and taking the country closer to its inclusion in a select group that has successfully sent probes to the Red Planet.

UP Muslims see hope in Narendra Modi’s ‘patriotism’ remark

Modi’s conciliatory statement on Indian Muslims has stirred a debate among UP's 40 million Muslims, with community leaders agreeing that their lingering distrust of the BJP could be removed if the prime minister walked the talk.

PLA ordered to follow Xi's orders, respect chain of command

The People’s Liberation Army should be combat ready for a regional war, President Xi Jinping has said, adding that the armed forces’ chain of command should strictly follow the central leadership’s instructions.

MHA orders probe whether Gujarat hotel asked NE staff to stay away

The home ministry ordered on Monday a probe into the allegation that employees of northeast origin at an Ahmedabad hotel were asked to stay away during Chinese President Xi Jinping's recent visit to the Gujarat city.

Seat sharing: Shah calls Uddhav as BJP, Sena bicker

The tug of war between the Shiv Sena and the BJP over seat sharing for the Maharashtra elections is refusing to die down, triggering speculation over whether this will be the end of their 25-year-old alliance.

Army chief defers Bhutan visit amid border feud

The situation along the disputed Line of Actual Control (LAC) remained tense on Monday, with more than 1,000 Indian and Chinese soldiers continuing to hold their positions in the sensitive Chumar area of eastern Ladakh.

Congress slams Gujarat govt over faulty map

The Congress on Monday put the Gujarat government in a spot over the latter’s faulty map, projecting Arunachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir as disputed regions. The alleged map was circulated on Sep 17 at the signing of a memorandum with China during President Xi Jinping’s visit.

Pak appoints ally of army chief to head ISI

The appointment of Lieutenant General Rizwan Akhtar, part of a major reshuffle in the military, is aimed at cementing the army’s dominance after weeks of anti-government protests in Pakistan. Akhtar will assume his responsibilities on November 8.

Chit fund scam: Ex-Odisha advocate general held

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday arrested Odisha’s former advocate general Ashok Mohanty from his residence in Cuttack for his alleged involvement in the multi-crore chit fund scam by state based Artha Tatva (AT) group.

IIT allows board exam marks; 20 percentile to stay

In a significant decision which is set to benefit students aspiring to enter IITs, the council meet of the prestigious institutions on Monday decided to consider the aggregate marks secured in class 12 board examinations for admission.

Heavy rainfall causes floods in Assam

Heavy rainfall in Assam has caused severe floods in the state claiming three lives with several villages in Goalpara, Dhubri, Lakhimpur and Kamrup (Rural) district, besides Guwahati inundated by water on Monday.

RSS rewrites history: Dalits 'created' by invaders

Emboldened by the BJP’s success in the Lok Sabha elections, the RSS has intensified its efforts to find and validate a common Hindu thread to unify all groups under one Hindu identity.

Dead lizard found in Bihar hospital meal

A dead lizard was found in the meal served to patients in a government-run hospital in Bihar Monday and the condition of at least six patients deteriorated after eating the meal, officials said.

Jadavpur molestation case: Abhijit's remarks attract ire

A Facebook comment by TMC MP and CM Mamata Banerjee’s nephew Abhijit Banerjee on Monday criticising protests over the alleged molestation of a Jadavpur University student provoked former students to take their protests global.

ISIS urge killing of citizens from US-led coalition

The Islamic State group called on Muslims to kill citizens of all countries taking part in the US-led anti-jihadist coalition by any available means, in a statement posted online Monday.
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