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July 26, 2017 11:52 am

While PM Narendra Modi hailed the bravery of the armed forces and said Kargil Vijay Diwas reminds us of India's military prowess, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley paid tributes to martyrs at the Amar Jawan Jyoti in New Delhi on Wednesday. 

July 26, 2017 9:44 am

The beautiful sun-kissed islands are in the throes of political turmoil again, with troops surrounding Parliament on the orders of President Abdulla Yameen. Once again, the world is watching the situation develop in South Asia’s tiniest state, with a population of 400,000 people

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July 25, 2017 1:59 pm

But have you ever wondered what is the salary that the President of India commands? What are the perks that he enjoys? Here's his salary and a list of all the benefits that he gets while in office and thereafter.

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July 24, 2017 12:13 pm

Russia intends to sell its newest warplane MiG-35 to India. Here is everything you need to know about the aircraft.

July 19, 2017 7:13 pm

The Great Firewall of China is the Chinese government’s massive censorship network that monitors flow of information on the internet and filters out anything that goes against the state's set regulations including speech, search, exchange of information etc.

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July 15, 2017 11:10 am

A packet was discovered under the seat of Samajwadi Party MLA Mano Pandey inside the Uttar Pradesh Assembly on Thursday. The packet had white powder inside. Forensic tests revealed that the substance was PETN, a plastic explosive. It is the most dangerous of its kind.

July 16, 2017 11:45 am

Pakistan is one of India's principal adversaries. The two countries have gone to war many times since after independence but India has prevailed. Despite goint to war with India a number of times, the Pakistani armed forces are notorious for multiple military coups in the country's short history.

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July 16, 2017 11:46 am

The Chinese People's Liberation Army is the defence service force of China. PLA was formed in 1972 and it comprises ground forces, naval forces, artillery, armed police and air force.

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July 16, 2017 11:49 am

India seems to be modernising its military and its nuclear capabilities keeping an eye on China. India's declared policy is of nuclear deterrence and no first strike. However, the modernisation program, particularly the ballistic missiles program, shows that India is intent on bringing the whole of China in its strike range.

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July 13, 2017 1:07 pm

The Panamagate Joint Investigation Team (JIT) accused Maryam Nawaz Sharif of forging documents in two 2006 declarations made by her using the Calibri font which was released to the public in the year 2007. The online community has termed this forgery as 'fontgate'.

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July 13, 2017 7:54 am

Like other religious processions such as Durga Puja, Ganesh Visarjan and Muharram, Kanwar yatra also has exerts tremendous pressure on law and order, often intermittently resulting in its breakdown.

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July 12, 2017 11:08 am

Born on July 12, 1997 in Pakistan, Malala Yousafzai started advocating for women's rights in education since 2008. Alongside, the young girl was also critical of the Taliban menace in the region that has for decades targeted women's progress.

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July 10, 2017 5:01 pm

The program of Human Resource Development Ministry spells out as Study Webs of Active-Learning for Young Aspiring Minds (SWAYAM). It offers courses ranging into hundreds and they are those which are taught at school, college and university level.

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July 11, 2017 8:21 am

The Malabar exercise first took place 23 years ago in 1992. Earlier it was a bilateral drill between India and US. Japan became a permanent member of the exercise in 2015. The main aim of the exercise is to address the shared threats to maritime security in the Indo-Asia Pacific.

July 7, 2017 2:12 pm

According to reports, some parts of protests on Thursday focused on environmental issues, with many expressing concerns that G20 countries are responsible for approximately 75 per cent of the world's greenhouse gas emissions.

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July 5, 2017 6:47 pm

Sikkim impasse: Indian officials have said that the road construction efforts by the Chinese PLA are aimed at getting closer to Doka La, the last Indian military post on its border with Bhutan and China.

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July 6, 2017 11:28 am

Are you a buyer and concerned how will it impact you? Will it reduce prices of residential real estate? Will the prices remain high? Are you a developer and are concerned about inputs and material costs? Here is how the new tax will impact you and the real estate sector

July 5, 2017 6:44 pm

GSAT-7 Rukmini: Weighing nearly 2,650 kg, Rukmini was the first military communication satellite developed by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for the Indian Defence forces, with the Indian Navy being the primary user. Rukmini is also the last of ISRO’s seven fourth-generation satellites.

July 4, 2017 3:57 pm

The term of present incumbent Hamid Ansari, who has held the post for two consecutive terms, comes to an end on August 10. Here is what you need to know about how the next vice president will be elected

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July 4, 2017 8:51 am

Every year on September 23, the Indian Army celebrates ‘Haifa Day’ to commemorate the war dead during the Battle of Haifa, considered as one of the bravely-contested battles of World War I.

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June 30, 2017 4:26 pm

The GST's introduction will ensure that all central, state level taxes and levies on all goods and services are subsumed within an integrated tax having two components – central GST and a state GST. Thus there will be a comprehensive and continuous mechanism of tax credits.

June 29, 2017 6:12 pm

Amit was slain outside the Gujarat High Court in 2010. The case's investigation was first handled by Ahmedabad Detection of Crime Branch and later it was handed over to the CBI. The CBI after arresting Dinu Solanki chargesheeted him for hatching a conspiracy and murder.

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June 28, 2017 1:23 pm

Not in my name protest: Event organisers said they sought to question the pattern of the attacks on the minorities in the country and the silence of the government over the killings and cases of lynching of Muslims and Dalits.

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June 27, 2017 7:47 pm

Global Entry is a US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) program that allows speedy clearance for low-risk travellers upon their arrival in the US. On landing at the selected airports in the United States, the approved applicants can make their way ahead through automatic kiosks instead of standing in the immigration lines.

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June 26, 2017 11:24 am

The death toll in Mumbai from H1N1 virus has reached 10 since January 2017. According to a statement by BMC, a total of 285 confirmed cases of the disease have been recorded in the city. Here is everything you need to know about H1N1 virus

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June 25, 2017 5:42 pm

The attack on Salma dam took place ahead of President Ashraf Ghani's Eid al-Fitr address where he reiterated his call for the Taliban to return to peace talks.

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June 24, 2017 3:21 pm

Jewar airport project: The Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority has notified 3,000 hectares of land for a world-class international airport in Jewar, Aviation minister said.

June 23, 2017 1:11 pm

Currently the aircraft has been employed by Italian, French and Spanish Air Force apart from several US agencies including US Air Force, US Department of Homeland Security and NASA. UK's Royal Air Force, has also acquired the drones.

June 23, 2017 1:11 pm

Cartosat-2E series satellite is an earth observation satellite that provides high-resolution scene-specific spot imagery providing data in various scales. It weighs about 714 kg. It is operated and maintained by the Indian Space Research Organisation.

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June 23, 2017 1:13 pm

Summer Solstice 2017: This phenomenon occurs when the sun is directly over the Tropic of Cancer, or more specifically right over 23.5 degrees north latitude.

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June 23, 2017 1:13 pm

Here is everything you need to know about Kochi's boat feeder services

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June 23, 2017 1:14 pm

Kochi One is a prepaid smart card. To begin with,  it can be used only to travel in metro trains.

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June 16, 2017 5:47 pm

1993 Mumbai blasts verdict: The seven are being tried separately as they were caught towards the end of the previous trial. They face charges including criminal conspiracy, waging war against the Government of India and murder.

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June 23, 2017 1:15 pm

Dengue is transmitted by female Aedes mosquitoes. Dengue has some flu-like symptoms but it shouldn't be confused with flu. According to WHO, hundreds of millions of people are infected by the virus each year.

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June 14, 2017 8:11 pm

Oath, on combining the media and technology resources of Yahoo and AOL, boasts of being able to reach nearly a billion people worldwide. 

June 23, 2017 1:17 pm

The National Building Code 2016 describes what a residential building, high rise buildings, industrial buildings and education buildings should have in order to protect oneself from fire.