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'Swaraj's help to Lalit Modi a clear case of quid-pro-quo'

Opposition parties on Monday piled up pressure on the government over Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj's help to fugitive former IPL boss Lalit Modi but the beleagured leader received support from......

Lashkar-e-Tayiba: A history of terrorism

Pakistani media and some foreign news agencies, including the Associated Press, reported on December 8, that helicopter-borne ;Pakistani security forces raided a camp of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba......

Lankan situation is of serious concern: Dr Singh

As Tamil members of Parliament mounted pressure on the Centre over the incidents in Sri Lanka, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said the situation in the island nation is a cause for......

Opposition meets President, press for political solution in Kashmir

As the unrest in Kashmir entered 43rd day, leaders of opposition parties from Jammu and Kashmir led by Omar Abdullah on Saturday knocked at the doors of President Pranab Mukherjee, requesting him......

The American who fought for India's freedom

IMAGE: Samuel Stokes in a photograph taken in Pennsylvania with his Indian wife and his first born. Photograph, kind courtesy Asha Sharma Samuel Stokes made India his home and participated in......

Air Kerala: State to press Centre for rules relaxation

Keen on floating a state-sponsored air service, Congress-led UDF government has asked the Centre to waive certain regulatory norms to start its proposed low-cost airline 'Air Kerala', mainly to......

Snafu over FDI policy in telecom

The government guidelines that enhanced foreign direct investment in telecom services from 49 per cent to 74 per cent (Press Note 5 of November 3, 2005) are proposed to be "suspended" indefinitely.......

Local firms to lose veto in new foreign ventures

The Centre may provide a sunset clause for Press Note 18, which requires a foreign company to be cleared by its local partner to form another joint venture or a 100 per cent subsidiary in......

'You can't stand on a podium and preach to India'

'India is no longer the India of the '70s and the '80s.''It's a large country with the fastest growing economy.''In working with India, you just can't go and humiliate the nation publicly.' USIBC......

Can we believe the government's GDP figures?

IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the Ek Nayi Subah event on the completion of two years of his government at India Gate in New Delhi, May 28, 2016. Photograph: PTI/Press Information......

How Alia Bhatt nailed Udta Punjab

'The starting point of the Udta Punjab casting was that we didn't think stars would do a film like this, so we'd take non-stars.''As the names kept rolling in and we had Kareena Kapoor and Shahid......

'I wanted the Marigold Hotel films to give very strong sense of India'

'You need to be very careful to avoid certain features and stereotypes whenever you come across a cross cultural story. I was particularly anxious to avoid that in the new film because it’s......

How strong winds, doping and VIP robbery is plaguing Rio Olympics

‘This is a worrying situation and is not an incident we can take lightly as the safety of everyone is of prime importance’ IMAGE: Racing is cancelled for the day at the Lagoa Stadium......
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Cyprus-based funds likely to get withholding tax refunds

With the Centre clearing the revised double taxation avoidance agreement (DT­AA) with Cyprus, the IT department is likely to release the refunds... ...

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Why $3.5 billion Scorpene deal leak can harm Indias naval capabilities

In another setback to countrys ambitious defence expansion plans, a leak of documents pertaining to details of the elite Scorpene submarines has... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/politics-news/why-3-5-billion-scorpene-deal-leak-can-harm-india-s-naval-capabilities-1472057301.html
Mother Teresas canonisation to bring together Mamata & Sushma

Mother Teresas canonisation ceremony, to be held at Vatican City on 4 September, will see a lot of Indian political heavyweights coming together.... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/india-news/meeting-point-vatican-mother-teresa-s-canonisation-to-bring-together-mamata-sushma-1472051136.html
'68 pc rise in ganja cases post-bar closure'

Kanhangad: There has been a 68 percent increase in ganja cases registered in Kerala following the ban on liquor sales in bars, Excise Commissioner... ...

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Turkeys terrorists active in India. But who are they really?

Turkish foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, who was in New Delhi recently, claimed that Fethullah Gulens Hizmet movement has also infiltrated India.... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/international-news/terrorists-for-erdogan-s-turkey-but-who-are-they-really-1471885418.html

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