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    Budget 2018: Mumbai alone gets Rs 51,000 crore from Union Budget

    Mumbai: In a major move for betterment of the Suburban Railway network, Mumbai received massive gains in the Rs 1.48 lakh crore-Railway Budget 2018 with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday morning allocating Rs 51,000 crore for Mumbai alone.

  • Rajasthan By-polls: Congress wins two Lok Sabha and one state Assembly seats

    Jaipur: The Congress has thumped the ruling BJP in Rajasthan, wresting the two Lok Sabha and one state Assembly seats in by-polls in the key cow belt state where the saffron party is eyeing a second straight term when Assembly elections are held in December this year.

  • Mary Kom strikes gold

    Cuba, Uzbekistan halt men in India Open Boxing

  • India restricts SA to 269 for 8

    Durban : Captain Faf du Plessis led from the front with an impressive 120 as he single-handedly took South Africa to 269 for 8 in the first cricket one-dayer against India here on Thursday.

  • BCCI treasurer questions COA member Edulji’s One-Time Benefit

    New Delhi : The BCCI treasurer Aniruddh Chaudhry has questioned COA member Diana Edulji benefitting from a one-time ex-gratia payment given to women international cricketers, implying conflict of interest in the allocation.

  • Srikanth stunned by qualifier

    New Delhi : Malaysian qualifier Iskandar Zulkarnain caused the biggest upset of the Yonex-Sunrise Dr. Akhilesh Das Gupta India Open 2018, a part of the HSBC BWF World Tour 500, when he took down home favourite and World No. 3 Kidambi Srikanth in straight games here on Thursday.

  • Myanmar, Petrol Bomb, Suu Kyi, Myanmar state counsellor, Aung San Suu Kyi, World

    Petrol bomb thrown at Suu Kyi’s lakeside villa in Yangon

    Yangon : A man threw a petrol bomb at the lakeside Yangon compound of Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi today, officials said, a rare attack on a national figurehead who enjoys strong domestic support but has drawn global outcry over her reticence to speak up for the Rohingya.

  • Three jailed Catalan leaders appeal to UN panel: Lawyers

    London : Three Catalan leaders imprisoned in Spain over their role in their region’s independence crisis will take their case to the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, their lawyers in London said on Thursday.

  • N Korean athletes land in South for Winter Olympics

    Seoul : Ten North Korean skiers and skaters arrived in the South today to take part in the Pyeongchang Winter Games, setting the stage for a “peace Olympics” after a year of high tensions over Pyongyang’s nuclear programme.

  • No fixed agenda’ for talks with top Nepal leaders: Swaraj

    Kathmandu : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday said her visit to Nepal was to meet friends and there was “no fixed agenda” for discussion, ahead of her meeting with the Left alliance leader and CPN-UML chairman K P Sharma Oli, who is likely to be the next prime minister.

  • Saina Nehwal again slams BWF’s ‘killing calendar’

    New Delhi : Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal said on Wednesday that the crammed calendar was not leaving much time to rest and prepare for tournaments, which are lined up one after the other.