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Heat wave sweeps north, east India; 16 dead in WB

Sixteen people succumbed to the heat wave in West Bengal as vast swathes of the country's northern and eastern plains continued to swelter, with temperatures settling above the normal mark at......

Heat wave alert issued for Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Punjab and Haryana

The India Meteorological Department has issued a heat wave alert over Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Punjab and Haryana for the next three to four days. The department has also issued a......

An epic journey: The day the Dalai Lama came to India

The Tibetan spiritual leader's upcoming visit to Tawang, the district through which he first entered India, is probably behind China's new desire to claim the area.Claude Arpi recalls the Dalai......

Nehru's Aksai Chin Blunder

'Delhi was not concerned.''It would continue sleeping for several more years, with the result that Indian territory is still occupied by China today,' says Claude Arpi. IMAGE: A sketch of Prime......

Choosing an army chief: The perils of choice

With ambitious generals knowing that political patronage might be rewarded, a worrying era of politicisation of the military looms ahead, observes retired Colonel Ajai Shukla who has known Generals......

What the world must learn from Brexit

It is clear that the world desperately needs a globalisation model that will work for all and not just some, says Sunita Narain.     The Brexit vote-52 per cent of the United Kingdom......

India's pride: A stunning cable-stayed bridge in Jammu & Kashmir

Strategically important and first of the kind in North India and Jammu and Kashmir, the 592-meter long Basohli Bridge over River Ravi will be the fourth such bridge in the country Defence Minister......

Monsoon deficit leaves central India high and dry

India’s southwest monsoon was less than half of normal during the week ending July 8, increasing the deficit from previous week with the revival in showers not strong enough but concentrated......

The answer to Maoism? People-friendly growth

The challenge of Maoism can be met with equitable and inclusive socio-economic progress, writes B G Verghese.The Supreme Court on May 7 ruled that natural resources were national assets that......

Cold, fog to help wheat, but not other crops

The cold wave and intense fog across the northern states are deemed beneficial for the rabi crops, notably the main cereal, wheat. Agricultural experts have, however, advised farmers to protect......

India's wrestlers in pursuit of gold at Asian Games

There is a quiet air of confidence at the wrestling camp being held at Sonepat to prepare India's brightest wrestling prospects for the forthcoming Asian Games in Incheon. India's Sushil Kumar.......

Soccer: Police may face action over Hillsborough disaster

Police accused of serious failings and a cover-up over the 1989 Hillsborough stadium disaster could face investigation after their force said on Thursday it was preparing to refer the case to the......

Games security stayed in shadows, kept focus on sport

From ordinary police on the beat to the shadows of Britain's security establishment, the sighs of relief are almost audible. Terrorism is an act of theatre, an adage goes, but thanks to firm and......
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As Modi rises, so does Baba Ramdev

Haridwar: Narendra Modi leaned to whisper in the ear of the man sitting cross-legged and barefoot next to him, the one clad in saffron robes with a... ...

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Trinamool wins four, GJM three civic bodies in Bengal

West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress has won in four municipalities, while the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha has managed to retain control in three in... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a741559.html
Mercury slightly down in Odisha, parts of north cool too

There was some respite from gruelling heat in Odisha, which was reeling under high temperature over the past few days, while rain and snowfall in... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-mercury-slightly-down-in-odisha-parts-of-north-cool-too-2424218
Tourists cheer as rain brings down mercury in Himachal

Rains brought down mercury in Himachal Pradesh on Sunday, bringing cheers to thousands of tourists who have thronged the hill stations to escape... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a737124.html
Heat wave alert issued for Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Punjab and Haryana

The India Meteorological Department has issued a heat wave alert over Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Punjab and Haryana for the next three to... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/beware-its-only-going-to-get-hotter-says-the-weatherman/20170416.htm

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