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Thursday, October 28, 2021

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Soft hands and hard bargaining: What to watch in Modi-Oli meeting

April 06, 2018 7:35 am

Nepal PM in India: On Saturday, after their talks in Hyderabad House, KP Sharma Oli and Narendra Modi will push a button to virtually lay the foundation stone of the 900 MW Arun III hydroelectric project that the Sutlej Jal Vikas Nigam will build at a cost of $ 1.5 billion.

Gujarat takes to Rahul Gandhi warmly on his yatra: Will it translate into votes?

October 13, 2017 6:42 pm

The audience consisting mostly of young boys and girls, heard Rahul Gandhi in rapt attention and responded to his rhetorical questions in a chorus. And, Gandhi interacted with them and proclaimed that "There is an undercurrent against Modi, Amit Shah and the BJP here in Gujarat."

Healthy signs on vaccination and mental health, warning signals on tobacco and health cover

May 23, 2017 2:17 pm

The health ministry pursued that agenda in the form of Mission Indradhanush and notched an impressive 7 per cent increase in vaccination coverage against the earlier annual rate of increase of just 10 per cent.

After three decades, a 155mm howitzer for the army – what does it mean?

May 19, 2017 1:02 pm

The M-777 howitzers, with a range of 24-40 kilometres, have been designed for firing Indian ammunition in Indian conditions, and are already in service with the US, Canadian and Australian armies.

Jayalalithaa still in hospital, but AIADMK might not go for an interim CM; this is why

October 07, 2016 6:04 pm

Speaking to The Indian Express, a senior leader said the government will be ruled efficiently as long as Amma is ‘here around.’

As the heat rises in Odisha, water is a scarce commodity

April 20, 2016 8:34 pm

In steel city Rourkela, a massive drinking water crisis is unfolding in the Rourkela Steel Plant township due to the drying up of the river Koel which provides water to the city.

China and the US: Between Cooperation and Cold War

October 07, 2016 5:02 pm

When Barack Obama and Xi Jinping meet, both men will be aware of the catastrophic consequences of great-power confrontation.

The importance of being 'dada' Sourav Ganguly

October 07, 2016 5:02 pm

Ganguly is appointed the president of the CAB, ending the suspense on who will take over the state cricket body post Dalmiya.

Will Madhur Bhandarkar's 'Calendar Girls' be different from his other 'woman-as-victim' films?

October 07, 2016 5:02 pm

Will Calendar Girls, releasing Friday, be any different from his other `woman-as-victim' films?

'Court' at Oscars: The right verdict

October 07, 2016 5:02 pm

After repeated mistakes in the past, the Film Federation of India has finally taken the right decision by selecting Court as India's Oscar entry.