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States told to highlight Central schemes, funds in their annual Budget

Hyderabad, August 27: State governments should clearly state in their annual Budget the contributions made by the Center for various schemes, instructions from the Center have said read more →

Visitors from Pakistan, Syria barred from hotels in China ahead of G20

BEIJING, August 27: Chinese police has asked hostel and low-budget hotels in the south Chinese city of Guangzhou not to give rooms to visitors from Pakistan and four other countrie read more →

British PM to trigger EU pull-out ‘without parliament vote’

British Prime Minister Theresa May to trigger Article 50 WITHOUT Commons. LONDON, August 27: Prime Minister Theresa May wants to trigger Britain’s withdrawal from the Europea read more →

Expect 8 per cent GDP growth in FY17 on back of good monsoon: Shaktikanta Das

NEW DELHI, August 27: India is expected to clock a GDP growth of nearly 8 per cent this fiscal on the back of good monsoon rains, Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das said Au read more →

Salman Khan and Anushka Sharma take No. 1 position on Times Celebex

Mumbai, August 27: Launched in September 2012,Times Celebex is a monthly rating index based on several measurable parameters, including the stars’ Box-Office performance, th read more →

Burkina Faso bans big buttocks beauty contest

OUAGADOUGOU, August 27: The government of Burkina Faso has banned an annual beauty contest for women with the biggest buttocks, saying such events are sexist. Adverts for this week read more →

West Indies beat India by 1 run in first T20

Fort Lauderdale, August 27: Set 246 to win, India needed two runs off the last ball for a famous victory in the Florida sunshine. But skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni could only scoop read more →

Pakistan names 22 MPs to rake up Kashmir issue at UN

NEW DELHI, August 27: Even as India continues to ramp up pressure on Islamabad over its incitement of violence and unrest in Kashmir, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, on Aug read more →

Supreme Court admits Muslim woman’s plea to declare triple talaq illegal

New Delhi, August 26: The Supreme Court on August 26 took on board a petition by a West Bengal-based Muslim woman to declare the practices of ”talaq-e-bidat” (triple ta read more →

PM Modi announces Task Force to prepare India for next three Olympics

NEW DELHI, August 26: With India getting only two medals in the Rio Olympics, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on August 26 announced the decision to set up a Task Force to prepare a c read more →

NRI plans 32,000km road trip from UK to India

PUNE, August 26: Her passion for driving has fuelled her latest project. British citizen of Indian origin Bharulata Kamble will embark on a 32,000km road trip through 32 countries read more →

Bernie Sanders endorses Indian-American Congressional candidate

WASHINGTON, August 26: Democratic Senator Bernie Sanders has endorsed Indian-American social-worker Peter Jacob, who is running for the US House of Representatives seat in New Jer read more →