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    Pakistan summons Indian envoy over ceasefire violations

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Tuesday summoned India’s Deputy High Commissioner in Islamabad J.P. Singh, a day after a woman was killed in cross-border firing between Indian and Pakistani troops.

  • Jhulan Goswami: After first two games I wanted the coach to drop me

    Kolkata: Indian women’s team fast bowler Jhulan Goswami today revealed that she was so upset with her performance in the first two matches of the Women’s World Cup, that she asked the coach Tushar Arothe to “drop” her. However, Arothe not only backed the lanky pacer from Bengal but also got full support from captain Mithali Raj, and eventually, Jhulan turned out to be instrumental in India’s runners-up finish at Lord’s last

  • Mumbai: Peon rapes minor girl in school

    Mumbai: A four-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a peon inside a renowned ICSE Board school in suburban Malad following which the accused was arrested, police said today.

  • Pakistan Election Commission asks PML-N to appoint new party chief to replace Nawaz Sharif

    Islamabad: Pakistan’s Election Commission today issued a notice to the ruling Pakistan Muslim League- Nawaz (PML-N) asking it to appoint a new leader to replace former prime minister Nawaz Sharif as its chief. Sharif stepped down on July 28 after the Supreme Court disqualified him for not disclosing his assets. After the verdict, he ceased to be a member of parliament.

  • Doklam: Modi must not ignore China’s threats as Nehru did in 1962, says Chinese daily

    Beijing: India is as naive as it was in 1962 if it thinks China will not respond to its “provocations” in Doklam, a Chinese daily said on Tuesday. The state-run Global Times also said the outcome of a possible military conflict, which was “unavoidable” if Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi keeps “ignoring” China’s warnings, was “fixed”.

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    Maratha Kranti Morcha: Mumbai schools to be closed, dabbawalas won’t work

    The Maratha community has been protesting and organising silent rallies across the state with each district witnessing large number of people participating. The reservation demand is also a part of this protest. In Maharashtra, Maratha community demands reservation in education and government services.

  • New York identifies remains of 9/11 victim

    New York: Authorities in New York have identified the remains of a male victim of Al-Qaeda’s September 11, 2001 terror attack on the World Trade Center – some 16 years after the incident.

  • BJP-RSS trying to kill Rahul Gandhi: Lalu Yadav

    Patna : Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Chief Lalu Yadav on Tuesday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (RSS) and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) of trying to take the life of Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi. Lalu’s assertion comes following the furore witnessed in the Lok Sabha earlier today over the attack on Rahul Gandhi’s convoy in Gujarat

  • RBI was printing two types of Rs 500 currency notes, alleges Congress

    New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha was on Tuesday repeatedly adjourned over the issue of “two types” of currency notes. As soon as the House met, Congress member Kapil Sibal alleged that the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) was printing two types of Rs 500 currency notes.

  • NIA quizzes Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s sons over terror funding

    New Delhi: The NIA on Tuesday questioned hardline Hurriyat chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s sons, Naeem and Naseem, as part of its probe into a money trail to expose how Pakistan sent cash to separatists for stoking unrest in the Kashmir Valley.

  • 8 killed, 17 missing in landslide in China

    Beijing: A landslide triggered by heavy rains today hit a village in China’s southwest Sichuan province, killing eight persons and injuring five, authorities said.

  • Pehredaar Piya Ki: See what happen when a 9-year boy goes to ‘Honeymoon’ with a 19-year-old

    Pehredaar Piya Ki show has been considering as one of the worst and creepy shows in the history of Indian television so far. Sony channel has been showing romance between a 9-year-old boy and a 19-year-old woman as the subject of child marriage. Ever since the first episode got released, the show has been getting all negative reviews on social media stating that it is misleading the concept of child marriage by

  • Now, Irfan Pathan trolled for celebrating Raksha Bandhan

    It just a few weeks ago that cricketer Irfan Pathan was trolled for posting a photo of his wife wherein his wife Safa Baig was seen showing her face and arms. Fans found the image ‘unislamic’ and mocked Irfan for being a Pathan and still failing to ask his wife cover her face and arms and also for allowing her to wear nail polish. Irfan posted the photo with his wife on

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    Mumbai University slashes charges for revaluation, photocopy of answer-sheets

    Mumbai: The management council of the Mumbai University today decided to slash by 50 per cent the charges for revaluation and photocopy of answer-sheets. The decision was taken to facilitate the students, the university said in a statement. “Those who have cleared the first semester of the 2017 academic year, will get the benefit of the revised rates,” it said.

  • Maharashtra launches joint platform to address water resources crunch

    Mumbai: In a bid to address the critical water resources challenges in Maharashtra, the state government and 2030 Water Resources Group (WRG) launched the Maharashtra Water Resources ‘Multi-Stakeholder Platform’ (Maharashtra Water – MSP), a project which is expected to attract a funding of around USD one billion.

  • Chandigarh stalking case: Varnika slams critics, says nobody can point fingers at her character

    Panchkula: Refusing to succumb to political attacks launched at her, Varnika Kundu, the victim of stalking and harassing by two men, including Vikas Barala, son of Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) Haryana unit President Subhash Barala lashed out at her critics, saying nobody had the right to point fingers at her character, and the time of the incident.