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Sarita Devi's Asian Games bronze reinstated after hearing

Putting an end to the status of the bronze medal won by Indian boxer Sarita Devi, the Olympic Council of Asia on Thursday reinstated her medal in the 60kg category after a hearing with India's Asian Games contingent officials in Incheon.

Gadkari doesn't rule out post-poll pact with Shiv Sena

In an indication of a possible post-poll understanding with Shiv Sena, Union minister Nitin Gadkari has said that BJP could consider joining hands again with its estranged ally if the situation so demanded.

Modi wields broom, says Clean India mission beyond politics

Wielding a broom, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched his Swachh Bharat or Clean India campaign in Delhi on Thursday. He said the mission is beyond politics and inspired by patriotism. Poll: What do you think of govt's Clean India campaign?

Obama security lapses: US secret service chief Julia Pierson quits

The trust was shaken by a series of failures in the agency's critical job of protecting the president, including a breach on September 19, when a knife-carrying man climbed over the White House fence

Jailed Jaya in 'good health', party MPs fast for her

Forty five AIADMK MPs Thursday observed a fast in front of Mahatma Gandhi's statue in parliament complex, demanding justice for party supremo and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa.

Pak violates ceasefire in Poonch, civilians injured

Pakistani troops violated ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir injuring six civilians including two women, to which India retaliated.

China warns of chaos if Hong Kong protests continue

China warned of 'chaos' and threw its weight behind Hong Kong's embattled leader in his face-off with pro-democracy protesters who have threatened to occupy government offices unless he steps down by the end of Thursday.

Japan volcano victims crushed between boulders

Rescuers searching the volcano that erupted without warning in Japan found dead hikers wedged between huge rocks and people half buried in ash, it emerged Thursday.

Lakhs of govt employees take cleanliness pledge

Lakhs of Central government employees on Thursday took a pledge to ensure cleanliness in their offices and residential areas by working at least two hours per week as part of Narendra Modi administration's "Swachh Bharat" Mission.

PM Modi pays surprise visit to police station

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday paid a surprise visit to the Mandir Marg police station in central Delhi to check how clean it was.

Africans attacked in Delhi: Envoys seek 'fair probe'

The ambassadors of Gabon and Burkina Faso have written to the ministry of external affairs seeking a 'fair probe' into the attack on three African nationals at New Delhi's Rajiv Chowk Metro station last Sunday, the Indian Express reported on Thursday. Video Inside

Delhi: Northeast students click pics, beaten up

Clicking the pictures of an under-construction building led to clashes between local residents and three people from Assam, including a woman. The three Assamese people and another person sustained minor injuries during the melee.

Amazon to sell packaged food and beverages in India

Online retailer Amazon.com Inc plans to sell packaged food and beverages in India from mid-October, the Economic Times reported, citing a person familiar with the matter.

BJP readies Modi blitz for Maharashtra, Haryana

After tasting success with the Narendra Modi wave during the Lok Sabha elections, the BJP is once again making the PM its face for the electoral campaign in the coming assembly elections.

Prayers, protests continue for ‘people’s CM’ Jaya

Jayalalithaa is no more a Mudal Amaichar, chief minister, but for her countless devotees and party workers, she is a Makkal Mudalavar, people’s chief minister, which they consider far above the post she lost after a court convicted her of corruption.
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