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Supreme Court dismisses petition seeking postponement of Union Budget ahead of state polls

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today dismissed a petition which sought postponement of the Union Budget from February 1 on the grounds of upcoming Assembly elections...

1.42 lakh rail safety staff posts vacant across India

Hyderabad: The derailment of the Hirakhand Express comes in close succession to at least four similar train mishaps across the country in the recent past. Weeks...

Hong Kong withdraws visa-free facility for Indians

Beijing: In a setback to Indian travelers, Hong Kong, a special administrative region of China, has withdrawn the visa-free facility for Indians who will have...

After violent protests, Jallikattu Bill passed in Tamil Nadu Assembly

Chennai: The much-awaited Jallikattu bill seeking to revoke Supreme Court's ban on the sport, was passed unanimously on Monday in a special session of Tamil Nadu...

‘Dhanush’ aka ‘Desi Bofors’ to be first showcased in Republic Day parade

New Delhi:¬†India‚Äôs first indigenous, long-range artillery gun ‚ÄėDhanush‚Äô, aka ‚ÄėDesi Bofors‚Äô, will be showcased for the first time at the Republic Day parade in...

Isro realigns orbit of Mars mission spacecraft Mangalyaan

AHMEDABAD: Indian Space Research Organization has successfully realigned the orbit of its Mars Orbiter Mission 'Mangalyaan' so it is not affected by long-duration eclipse, Isro chairman...

Indian govt. wants Apple, but not all officials are biting

New Delhi: Some Indian officials have baulked at Apple's demands for concessions before it assembles iPhones there, raising doubts about a spring deadline to...

‘Jallikattu’ stir spreads to Lanka, UK and Australia

London/Colombo:  Protests demanding lifting of the ban on bull-taming sport 'jallikattu' have spread to beyond India with the Tamil Diaspora in Sri Lanka, Britain...

Only two buses for every 1000 people in India: report

Jaipur: Despite the growing emphasis on public transport across the country, India has only two buses for every 1,000 people according to a report...

Digi-Dhan Melas: Over 3.81 lakh consumers and 21,000 merchants win Rs 60.9 crore in...

NEW DELHI: More than 3.81 lakh consumers and 21,000 merchants have been declared winners of NITI Aayog's lucky draw schemes 'Lucky Grahak Yojana, (LGY) for...