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Jammu - Indian Army Chief General Dalbir Singh is arriving here on Saturday to review border security situation in Jammu and Kashmir in the wake of continued ceasefire violations by Pakistan. "General Dalbir Singh is arriving here today (Saturday) morning. He will take stock of the prevailing situation on the borders in the state," defence sources told IANS. .. MORE »

N-states must exercise restraint: US message to Pakistan

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Washington -  In a direct message to Pakistan, the US has urged Islamabad to exercise restraint when it comes to using nuclear weapons. "I mean, in terms - so just to answer your.. MORE »

Rajnath Singh meets CISF, NSG chiefs to review situation

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New Delhi - Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday held separate meetings with the chiefs of important central security forces including National Security Guard (NSG) and Central Industrial.. MORE »

Pakistan to inform UNSC over India's 'surgical strikes'

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Islamabad - Pakistan's UN Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi is set to meet UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Friday to inform him about the "surgical strikes" that India carried out on terrorist launch.. MORE »



World
Maldives wants conducive environment for Saarc Summit

Male - With Pakistan announcing that the Saarc Summit scheduled to be held in November will be postponed, Maldives has sought a "conducive environment" for the eight-nation bloc's.. MORE »

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  • Sports
    Given infrastructure like cricket, our Olympic athletes can do well: Ganguly

    Kolkata - Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Friday backed the just-returned Indian Olympic athletes saying if given the right infrastructure like in cricket, they can come out with flying.. MORE »

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  • Iranian cyclist dies after accident in Rio Paralympics
  • East Bengal bag record seventh straight Calcutta Football League title
  • India
    UK doctor examines Jayalalithaa

    Chennai - Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa is reported to have been examined by a specialist doctor from the UK while there was no official statement on her health condition either from.. MORE »

  • 4 Jharkhand villagers killed in police firing
  • Lucknow dengue toll 148, 54 more test positive
  • Uri attack soldier succumbs to injuries
  • Education
    Javadekar assures greater autonomy to premier higher education institutions

    Mohali - Observing that the Centre's role is of a facilitator and not a controller, Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday assured greater autonomy to premier.. MORE »

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  • India to miss target for universal upper-secondary education by 50 Years
  • IISc Bangalore remains India's top university, global ranking drops
  • Business
    Oil prices slip as OPEC-deal expectation dims

    New York - Oil prices fell on Tuesday as Iran said it was not willing to freeze its oil output at current levels, denting market expectation for a output-freeze deal among Organisation of the.. MORE »

  • Markets in positive region on Wednesday morning
  • Short covering, positive global cues buoy equity markets
  • Key Indian equity indices open in red
  • In Depth
    It's not war yet, but Punjab border villages face war-like situation

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    Amritsar - There has been no gunfire, no alert sirens and no fighter jets dropping bombs. It is not war time yet but tens of thousands of villagers in Punjab's border belt with Pakistan are.. MORE »

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