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  • APJ Abdul Kalam
    Jul 27, 2015 20:25 IST

    'Missile Man': Ex-president APJ Abdul Kalam passes away

    Former president APJ Abdul Kalam passed away in Shillong on Monday. Kalam (83) collapsed during a speech at the IIM Shillong and was rushed to the nearby Bethany Hospital where doctors said he died of cardiac arrest.

  • Gurdaspur attack
    Jul 27, 2015 20:54 IST

    Gurdaspur attack casts shadow on Indo-Pak peace efforts

    The terror attack in Punjab on Monday could deepen the mistrust in Indo-Pakistan relations, which saw signs of reconciliation after Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif in the Russian city of Ufa this month.

  • Drone
    Jul 27, 2015 23:06 IST

    Pak army releases pics to 'prove' Indian drone claim

    New Delhi has denied Islamabad's claim that the drone was launched from the Indian side of the Line of Control and said such a UAV was not in the inventory of the Indian military.

  • Dr APJ Abdul Kalam
    Jul 27, 2015 23:56 IST

    APJ Abdul Kalam: The man who opposed death penalty

    A defence scientist and a Bharat Ratna before he was elevated as President, India’s bachelor president APJ Abdul Kalam had spoken out against death penalty on at least on three occasions while in office and sent back nearly 50 cases of capital sentences back for reconsideration.

  • Gurdaspur
    Jul 27, 2015 21:29 IST

    Gurdaspur attack: India, Pakistan citizens battle online

    Indian and Pakistani netizens slugged it out in the virtual world as tempers flared over Monday's terrorist strike in Gurdaspur by gunmen suspected to have sneaked in from across the border in an attack that is likely to cast a cloud on resumption of talks between the South Asian rivals.

  • Gurdaspur attack
    Jul 27, 2015 19:23 IST

    Gurdaspur attack ends after 11-hour gunfight, 3 militants among 10 killed

    Suspected Pakistani terrorists stormed a police station in Punjab’s Gurdaspur district on Monday, killing seven people and wounding 10 others in an attack that is likely to cast a cloud on resumption of dialogue between India and Pakistan.

  • AJP Abdul Kalam
    Jul 28, 2015 00:38 IST

    APJ Abdul Kalam: A scientist who led from the front

    With the passing away of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, India has lost not just one of its most beloved elder statesmen, but a scientist who led from the front to help the country shake off its doubts and emerge stronger on the world stage.

  • Kalam
    Jul 27, 2015 22:17 IST

    Legend of APJ Abdul Kalam: Great scientist, extraordinary human being

    Dr APJ Abdul Kalam was a great scientist, an inspiring leader and above all a truly extraordinary human being. He touched the lives of everyone who worked with him. I recall the time we were preparing to test the Agni technology demonstrator in 1989.

  • APJ Abdul Kalam, from India's missile man to 'People's President'
    Jul 27, 2015 21:06 IST

    In pics: Remembering India's 'Missile Man' Dr APJ Abdul Kalam

    Former president APJ Abdul Kalam died on Monday after collapsing during a lecture in Shillong, PTI reported.

  • Gurdaspur Maruti
    Jul 27, 2015 16:05 IST

    Gurdaspur attackers heard shouting Islamic slogans during siege

    Punjab Police personnel said on Monday they heard terrorists shout 'Allah hu Akbar' - Arabic for 'God is great' - as a gunfight between the attackers and security forces in Gurdaspur entered its 10th hour, indicating the assault was a suicide attack.

  • Robert Vadra
    Jul 27, 2015 18:39 IST

    Robert Vadra asked to explain Facebook post against BJP MPs

    Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, was on Monday asked by the Lok Sabha secretariat to explain his Facebook comments against ruling BJP MPs.

  • Punjab Roadways driver Nanak Chand saved several lives
    Jul 27, 2015 18:17 IST

    Gurdaspur hero: Bus driver who saved many lives

    The alertness and bravery of a bus driver saved several lives as terrorists launched an attack here in Punjab on Monday.

  • Bombay Stock Exchange
    Jul 27, 2015 10:38 IST

    Sensex falls 551 points on P-Note concerns, at over 5-week low

    Market again took a beating on Monday, with the benchmark BSE Sensex crashing over 551 points to 27,561.38, its weakest closing in over five weeks, on concerns that stricter norms for participatory notes may hit foreign investments and a major slump in Chinese stocks.

  • Lok Sabha member Anurag Thakur. HT Photo
    Jul 27, 2015 19:18 IST

    Gurdaspur attack: Cricket and terror can't go hand in hand, says BCCI

    The attack on a police station in Punjab on Monday by terrorists believed to be from across the border has thrown a big question mark over the India-Pakistan cricket series planned to be played in December this year.

  • Gurdaspur
    Jul 27, 2015 14:44 IST

    Why Pathankot-Jammu highway is vulnerable to terror attacks

    Monday’s deadly terror attack at Dinanagar in Punjab’s Gurdaspur district has a striking similarity, both in terrain and tactics, to a string of such strikes along Pathankot-Jammu national highway over the past 13 years. It is in fact, the fifth such incident this year on the highway -- the only link between the rest of India and Jammu and Kashmir.