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    Every stone picked by misguided youths destabilises Kashmir: PM

    Srinagar : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday appealed to “misguided youngsters” to shun the path of violence and join the national mainstream, saying every stone or weapon picked by them led Jammu and Kashmir to the path of instability.

  • Dabbawalas also celebrate occasion 

    Mumbai: The dabbawalas distributed sweets among the relatives of patients being  treated at govt-run hospitals — Tata Memorial Hospital, KEM Hospital and Wadia Hospital — on Saturday to celebrate the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. “Today, along with the regular food, we distributed sweets to them. Though we were not invited (for the wedding), this was our way of expressing our happiness on the occasion,” Subhash Talekar, spokesperson of the association

  • Sharif’s 26/11 remarks: Pak blocks English daily

    Washington : Pakistani authorities have blocked the circulation of a leading English daily in many parts of the country, a media watchdog has alleged, days after the newspaper published ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s controversial remarks on the 2008 Mumbai terror attack.

  • Unfortunate Pak didn’t respond to Modi’s ceasefire gesture: J&K CM

    Srinagar: With Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the dais at a function here, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday took a dig at Pakistan for not responding positively to India’s “goodwill gesture” of Ramadan ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir.

  • Modi’s burden has become heavier after Karnataka setback

    The hopes of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) adding Karnataka to the list of 19 states where it is in power has been dashed although it came close to fulfilling it. However, the eight seats which the BJP needed to cross the finishing line in the legislature eluded the party. In hindsight, it might have been better for BJP if it had conceded defeat when it saw that it had fallen short of

  • KXIP need a big win vs CSK to stay alive

    Pune : Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) will face the uphill task of not only pulling the rug from under the feet of formidable Chennai Super Kings (CSK) but also boosting their net run rate in the last IPL round-robin match to salvage any hopes of sneaking into the play-offs. Punjab had started the season with a string of wins before going off the boil.

  • Big B honoured for being ‘bridge builder’ between India and Europe

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has been honoured by European Union for strengthening Europe-India cultural ties. The 75-year-old actor took to Twitter to share the pictures from the award ceremony and thanked EU Ambassador Tomasz Kozlowski for bestowing him with the honour. “Thanks to  #EU Ambassador Kozlowski @EU_Amb_India  #EUIndiaEkSaath,  for bestowing a prestigious award on me from the EU for being a bridge builder between India and Europe,” Bachchan tweeted.

  • Cuban air crash: Over 100 passengers dead, three women critical

    Havana : More than 100 people were killed after a Cubana de Aviacion Boeing 737-200 crashed soon after takeoff from Havana’s Jose Marti International Airport, a media report said on Saturday. Three female passengers are in critical condition after surviving the crash.

  • Water crisis hits MYH, district hospital

    Indore : The water crisis has hit government hospitals as they are unable to maintain adequate supply for patients, staff, visitors and for other use.

  • Prince Harry marries Meghan Markle

    Windsor : Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were on Saturday pronounced man and wife at the majestic St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle where the couple exchanged wedding vows in the presence of 600 guests as millions of people around the world watched the historic event. They were pronounced husband and wife by the Archbishop of Canterbury, cheered on by crowds watching on large screens outside and watched over by Queen

  • Modi is corruption, hope BJP & RSS learnt lessons from K’taka: Rahul

    “The BJP legislators and the Speaker chose to get up and leave the House even before the National Anthem was over. In a way this is what we are fighting today, the attitude that you can rubbish every single institution in the country, you can disrespect anybody in the country simply because you happen to be in power.”

  • City continues to battle heatwave as mercury soars over 430C

    BHOPAL : After witnessing high temperatures for the past one week, the capital city battled severe heat-wave condition on Saturday as well. The rise in temperature also caused spurt in patients with heat stroke, jaundice and typhoid etc in the OPDs of city hospitals.

  • Act 2, Scene 1: HDK oath on Wed Opposition bosses coming

    Bengaluru : Hours after BJP’s BS Yeddyurappa submitted his resignation to Governor Vajubhai Vala on Saturday evening, HD Kumaraswamy was invited to form the next government in Karnataka. The Governor gave him 15 days to prove his majority, but HDK said he does not need that long a rope to prove his strength on the Assembly floor.