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MCD councillors, officers living like lords, while COVID-19 workers do not get pay: HC

PTI New Delhi The Delhi High Court Friday said it intends to stop all non-essential, discretionary...

Governments can come and go but cultural nationalism is here to stay

IANS New Delhi On Friday, when President Ramnath Kovind donated Rs 5 lakh in personal capacity...

Allegation against Dhananjay Munde serious: NCP

PTI Mumbai Amid demand for the resignation of Maharashtra Minister Dhananjay Munde, accused of rape by...

Charismatic performance by Army has boosted country’s morale: Rajnath

PTI Lucknow Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, on Saturday, said the Indian Army has boosted the morale...

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Lies being spread on Land Bill, PM tells farmers

NEW DELHI: With opposition mounting campaign over Land Acquisition Bill, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday reached out to farmers, telling them that “lies” are...

New age limit applicable from present year

NEW DELHI: The recent two-year increase in the age limit of 54 years for induction into IAS and IPS from state civil services will...

A searchlight for a spotlight

We shall know soon enough which is the champion nation of contemporary one-day cricket. But we already know who the heroes are: Bangladesh. Each...

Devotees throng Himachal temples

SHIMLA: Tens of thousands of devotees thronged temples in Himachal Pradesh on Saturday with the onset of the nine-day-long Chaitra Navratri festival, a holy...

Govt cancels bids of JSPL, Balco for 4 coal blocks

PTI NEW DELHI: The government has cancelled bids of Jindal Steel and Power and BALCO for four coal blocks amid speculation of cartelisation and said...

Centre offers CBI probe into Karnataka IAS officer’s death

NEW DELHI/BENGALURU: The central government is ready to ask the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to investigate the death of Indian Administrative Service (IAS)...

India thrash Bangladesh, enter World Cup semis

MELBOURNE: Rohit Sharma blasted a strokeful century as defending champions India stormed into the semi-finals of the ICC World Cup 2015 by thrashing a...

Gadkari writes to Sonia, Hazare for open debate on land bill

NEW DELHI: Faced with stiff opposition on the land bill, the government on Thursday reached out to leaders of opposition parties, including Sonia Gandhi,...

FROM THE MAGAZINES

IFFI begins in COVID times

The 51st edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) that is in hybrid mode this year, was inaugurated yesterday. NT...

20 Wiki regrets

Frederick Noronha A few days ago, on Friday, January 15, Wikipedia celebrated its 20th birthday. Some youngsters might find...

20 Wiki regrets

Frederick Noronha A few days ago, on Friday, January 15, Wikipedia celebrated its 20th birthday. Some youngsters might find...

Suffer the children

Luis Dias To many of us growing up, fado was synonymous with Amália Rodrigues. Apart from one solitary 45...