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  • Indian soldiers valour to be remembered in London

    London  : The contribution of Indian soldiers in the First World War will be commemorated at a special exhibition in Britain next month, a media report said here on Wednesday. The residents can acknowledge at the “Legacy of Valour” exhibition the efforts of more than 1.5 million Indian soldiers, including Sikhs, who fought for Britain. The exhibition, at Reading Town Hall, will be held from August 2 till August 31, GetReading.com reported.

  • Ceat Q1 net surges over two-fold to Rs 121 crore

    New Delhi : Tyre maker Ceat reported over two-fold rise in its consolidated net profit at Rs 121.01 crore for the first quarter ended June 30, primarily on lower raw material cost and improved product mix.         The Mumbai-headquartered company had posted a net profit of Rs 51.67 crore during the same period of previous fiscal.      Net sales rose to Rs 1,456.26 crore for the first quarter.               “In this quarter, our

  • Crime rate on rise in Nallasopara

    Palghar : It seems the purpose with which a police chowki at Tulinj in Nallasopara east was converted into a so-called full-fledged police station has failed completely and that too in a horrendous manner. Assaults and murders, molestations, chain snatchings, robberies by drug addicts, kidnapping, house break-ins could be seen in Nallasopara east in broad daylight since the opening of Tulinj police station barely 6 months back.

  • What lies beneath the carpets, High Court asks Vasundhara govt

    Jaipur: Rajasthan High Court on Wednesday sought Rajasthan government’s response on a petition seeking CBI probe into alleged disappearance of precious government carpets during chief minister Vasundhara Raje’s previous tenure.

  • Lifestyle-conscious young Indians seeking early knee replacements

    New Delhi : Vaishali, 32, was suffering from rheumatoid arthritis (an autoimmune disease that attacks the joints) that affected both her knees, leaving her with no movement at all. Recently operated with the bilateral Total Knee Replacement (TKR) surgery at Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital in Mumbai, she now has near normal movement. A healthy and active life is awaiting her.

  • IBJA urges govt to ask banks to fund gems & jewellery sector

    Mumbai : The bullion industry urged the government to intervene and ask banks to provide finance to the cash-starved industry, which is stressed due to steep fall in gold prices and lack of demand, India Bullion and Jewellers Association (IBJA) president Mohit Khamboj said. “About 50% of the banks’ exposure to the sector is non performing assets and 25% has become stressed asset after the fall in gold prices. And if the government

  • Your Day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- Those in construction or real estate business will get new clients or contracts. There are opportunities around you but you need to grab it quickly now. Romance is in the air.

  • Fragments of one of the world’s oldest Quran found in UK

    London :  Researchers at the Birmingham university in UK have discovered that fragments of a Quran manuscript in the varsity library are among the oldest in the world, dating back at least 1,370 years, close to the time of Prophet Muhammad. Radiocarbon analysis has placed the parchment on which the text is written to the period between AD 568 and 645 with 95.4 per cent accuracy.

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    Ufa accord has exposed Pakistan-China axis

    The dramatic developments in India-Pakistan relations after Ufa accord may surprise some but not those who are in know of the forces that dictate Pakistan’s relationship with India. The attempts that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi made to revive the stalled dialogue process were laudable. He met his counterpart Nawaz Sharif at the sidelines of the SCO Summit as a matter of diplomatic courtesy and agreed to resolve all outstanding issues.