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Updated:Feb 12, 2016 11:17 PM

HOURS AFTER Home Minister Rajnath Singh and HRD Minister Smriti Irani denounced the raising of alleged anti-India slogans in JNU, Delhi Police on Friday arrested the university’s students union president on charges of sedition and criminal conspiracy.

Updated:Feb 12, 2016 11:11 PM

The Obama administration on Saturday notified the U.S. Congress of its decision to sell eight F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan. India on Saturday expressed disappointment over U.S. administration’s decision to sell eight F16 fighter jets to Pakistan, saying it disagrees that such arms’ transfers will help combat terrorism.

Updated:Feb 11, 2016 05:33 AM

Lance Naik Hanamanthappa, who was battling for his life at the Army’s Research & Referral hospital in New Delhi, breathed his last on Thursday morning. “Really sorry to inform everyone that LNk Hanamanthappa is no more. He breathed his last breath at 11:45 a.m. today,” Army officials said on Thursday. He was...

Updated:Feb 10, 2016 11:07 PM

The Army and Air Force flew 200 sorties with equipment to get to the 10 soldiers. Under almost 30 feet of ice, all that Lance Naik Hanumanthappa had going for him was a small air pocket and a lot of grit. Outside, a group of well-trained Army men, two dogs, a...

Updated:Feb 10, 2016 12:13 AM

Assuming that those trapped in an avalanche weren’t critically injured, asphyxiation and hypothermia are what eventually kill.

Updated:Feb 10, 2016 12:12 AM

NEW DELHI: The United States and India have held talks about conducting joint naval patrols that a US defence official said could include the disputed South China Sea, a move that would likely anger Beijing, which claims most of the waterway.

Updated:Feb 09, 2016 04:19 AM

About 810 families of PM Narendra Modi's adopted village - Jayapur - in Varanasi will get electricity free of cost.  According to a report in Pradesh18, PM Modi's adopted village is all set to become India's first Green Solar Energy village as Welspun Energy Limited is providing free solar energy panels...

Updated:Feb 09, 2016 04:18 AM

Former Nepalese Prime Minister Sushil Koirala dedicated his life to progress and development of his country and worked tirelessly to foster close relations with India, President Pranab Mukherjee said on Tuesday.

Updated:Feb 07, 2016 10:22 PM

Twenty-nine state-owned banks wrote off a total of Rs 1.14 lakh crore of bad debts between financial years 2013 and 2015, much more than they had done in the preceding nine years.

Updated:Feb 07, 2016 10:21 PM

Former FBI agent and Lashkar operative David Headley said to a special Mumbai court on Monday that his Lashkar "colleague" Sajid Mir was his main contact in the terror outfit.

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