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Government takes U-turn on land bill, agrees to bring back UPA’s key provisions

New Delhi (August 3): In clear indications that the government may make a U-turn on the contentious land acquisition law, a Parliamentary committee today approved changes in the Mo read more →

7 Indians currently with ISIS, 6 others dead

New Delhi (August 3): Seven Indians are currently with Isis in Iraq and Syria with just one in a combat role, while six from the country who had joined the dreaded terror network h read more →

Government signs historic peace deal with Naga rebel group

New Delhi (August 3): With an aim of ending insurgency in Nagaland, government on August 3 signed an accord with key outfit NSCN(IM) which Prime Minister Narendra Modi described as read more →

Hundreds dead, lakhs displaced as monsoon rains heap misery on India, Pakistan, Myanmar

Yangon/New Delhi/Islamabad (August 3): Monsoon rains have claimed the lives of hundreds of people across Asia, authorities said Monday, as rescue workers scrambled to reach remote read more →

You are in jail by choice: Supreme Court bench to Sahara chief

New Delhi (August 3): Jailed Sahara Group chief Subrata Roy’s plea for his release on humanitarian grounds evoked a sharp reaction from the Supreme Court which said “yo read more →

Amitabh Bachchan to play Dr Kalam?

Mumbai (August 3): Director Nila Madhab Panda, who shot to fame with I Am Kalam, the National Award winning film which paid homage to the late former President, is all set to direc read more →

Bahubali: Records made by the film so far

SS Rajamouli’s Bahubali did an Earth-shattering business at the box office. The film was not only highly appreciated by cinema goers but also by film critics. Its larger than read more →

India orders telecom companies to block more than 850 adult websites

New Delhi (August 3): India has ordered Internet service providers to block access to more than 850 adult websites in what the government describes as a way to protect social decen read more →

Woman sues Starbucks for over $2 million, claims was served poisonous coffee

Washington (August 3): A US woman has sued famous coffee company Starbucks for more than $2 million, claiming that she was served coffee which contained cleaning chemicals. Cheryl read more →

Moroccan dies trying to reach Spain in suitcase

Madrid (August 3): A Moroccan man suffocated while being smuggled to Spain in a suitcase stowed in the boot of a car, the Spanish government said on August 3. The 27-year-old man, read more →

Facebook is being used by half of world’s online population

Washington (August 3): Half of the world’s estimated online users log on to Facebook at least once a month, the social networking site has claimed. According to the company, read more →

Petrol price cut by Rs 2.43 per litre, diesel by Rs 3.60

New Delhi (July 31): Petrol price was cut by Rs 2.43 per litre and diesel by Rs 3.60 a litre, the third reduction in rates this month, with effect from midnight tonight. Petrol in read more →