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

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?

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

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?

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

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

Why Rahul Gandhi sees an opportunity for Congress in Kashmir

The visit is important in the backdrop of the declining popularity of the PDP-BJP coalition government and what many call the uncertain future of the coalition government.


Smart cities: How they were chosen?

Smart cities is just one of the three flagship urban missions launched by the Narendra Modi government in June this year, the other two being the infrastructure mission AMRUT and the Housing for All scheme.

GSLV satellite launch: Cryogenic success

GSAT-6 is the 25th communication satellite that India will put in the geostationary orbit and the 12th in the GSAT series.

Nitish Kumar's Arvind Kejriwal symbolism looks good but unease in allies RJD, Congress

Nitish will have to make a choice and do the balancing act he has been doing for sometime. He perhaps wants the best of both worlds

India vs Sri Lanka: Groundsmen are men-of-the-series

In the four days to follow, if rain permits, a keen contest between the bat and ball is expected.