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Maharashtra: Fed up with heavy school bags, Class 7 boys hold press meet

Chandrapur (Maharashtra) August 23: Burdened with heavy schoolbags, two seventh grade boys held a press conference here to highlight the plight of students who carry a load of 5-7 read more →

Return by Sept 25 or fend for yourself: Sushma tells Indian workers in Saudi

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday appealed to the Indian workers, who have lost their jobs in Saudi Arabia, to return to India by September 25 failing read more →

No detention centers for illegal immigrants: Donald Trump

Washington, August 23: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Tuesday said there will not be any detention centers for illegal immigrants in the US as he asserted that h read more →

US postal service to issue ‘forever’ stamp for Diwali

Washington, August 23: The US Postal Service on Tuesday said it will issue a Diwali postage stamp, meeting one of the long pending demands of Indian-American community here. The Di read more →

Rio Olympians Sindhu, Sakshi, Dipa and Jitu to be conferred Khel Ratna

New Delhi, August 23: The Sports Ministry on Monday announced that Rio Olympics medalists, shuttler PV Sindhu and wrestler Sakshi Malik, will receive the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi K read more →

Polls in mind, UP CM Akhilesh presents supplementary budget

Lucknow, August 23: A few months ahead of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on August 23 presented the first supplementary budget for completion of o read more →

Punjab Congress to give only one ticket to a family: Amarinder Singh

Chandigarh, August 23: Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh on Tuesday said that only one member from a family will get ticket to contest 2017 assembly elections on the party sym read more →

India on 10 wealthiest country list, takes 7th spot

NEW DELHI, August 23: India has figured among the top 10 wealthiest countries in the world with a total individual wealth of $5,600 billion while the United States topped the chart read more →

London gets second Indian-origin deputy mayor

London, August 23 : London mayor Sadiq Khan has appointed Shirley Rodrigues as the deputy mayor for environment and energy, making her the second Indian-origin person named to such read more →

1,012 rapes in Uttar Pradesh in last 5 months: govt.

Lucknow, August 23: In the past five months, 1,012 cases of rapes and 4,520 of harassment of women have been registered in Uttar Pradesh, the UP government said on Tuesday. “ read more →

Noodles surpass cigarettes as form of currency in US jails

Washington, August 23: Ramen noodles have overtaken cigarettes to become the most valuable commodity in US prisons, according to a new study. Ramen noodles have supplanted the once read more →

Arun Jaitley appeals to youth in Kashmir to shun violence

New Delhi, August 22: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on August 22 appealed to youth in turbulent Kashmir to shun violence and at the same time said security forces will have to act read more →