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Qatar Airways plans first fully foreign-owned airline in India

New Delhi: India may soon get its first fully-foreign owned airline after the Modi government allowed 100% FDI in the sector last June. Qatar...

Tamil Nadu number one in attracting domestic tourists again

Chennai: Tamil Nadu tourism has carved a unique position for itself in emerging as first among the Indian states in attracting domestic tourists during 2016...

Country’s largest tricolor hoisted near Attari border

Amritsar: A mammoth tricolor, believed to be the largest in the country with the tallest flag post, has been inaugurated at the Indo-Pak Attari Border...

Hyderabad: Many NRI cases in police stations

Hyderabad: Around six per cent of the cases reported in women police stations in the city are matrimonial disputes involving NRIs. The cases deal with...

86-year-old man wants to climb Mount Everest to reclaim title

Kathmandu: An 86-year-old former Gurkha soldier in Nepal on March 6 announced his plans to climb Mount Everest, seeking to reclaim his record of...

Post racial attack: Undergraduates choose UK, Australia over US now

Bengaluru: An increasing number of undergraduate students are opting for colleges outside the United States, but those pursuing masters and PhD still prefer top-notch American...

US nixes expedited H1B visa even as India talks up ties

Washington: The Trump administration on Friday temporarily suspended the expedited premium processing of H1B visas as part of its squeeze on what it said is an...

No numbers: BJP gives up mayor race in Mumbai, Sena announces nominees

Mumbai: The Shiv Sena nominee is all set to become the Mayor of Mumbai as the BJP on March 4 announced it would not enter...

Assembly polls: 57.03% voter turnout in UP; 84% in Manipur

Lucknow/Imphal: About 57.03 per cent polling was witnessed till 5 PM in the sixth phase of Uttar Pradesh elections in 49 Assembly seats that...

Doctors take out 838 stones from woman’s gallbladder

New Delhi: A 60-year-old woman, who was suffering from acute stomach pain, had over 830 stones removed from her gallbladder at a city hospital here,...