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India Andhra Pradesh train crash leaves 39 dead and scores injured
Rescuers in Andhra Pradesh try to pull out those trapped after nine coaches and the engine derailed.

India Jallikattu bullfighting events resume in Tamil Nadu
Events had been banned over cruelty in 2014, but many are seeking the legalisation of bullfighting.

Saroo Brierley: The real-life search behind the film Lion
The man whose Google Earth hunt inspired a Hollywood film says his life has changed once more.

Deepika Bhardwaj: The woman who fights for men's rights
In India, where crimes against women are rampant, a female activist speaks up for harassed men.

India v England: Yuvraj Singh and MS Dhoni seal series in Cuttack
Brilliant centuries from Yuvraj Singh and MS Dhoni give India a series-clinching 15-run win over England in a thrilling second ODI.

Some reasons from Kenya, India and Germany
While women marched on Washington DC, why did others march around the world? Here are some reasons from Kenya, India and Germany.

Will 'masala' bonds spice up the Indian economy?
BBC News looks at the prospects for so-called "masala" bonds, which the Indian government has introduced to boost investment.

Policing India's deadly kites
Is a ban on selling glass-coated string to fly kites making India's skies any less deadly?

Cong, SP clinch pre-poll pact
After hard bargaining over seat-sharing, the Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Congress on Sunday formally announced a “historic” alliance in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections.Though details of the seats to be contested by the two parties were not announced, state SP president Naresh Uttam and UP Congress chief Raj Babbar, at a joint press conference here, said the SP would contest 298 seats and Congress the remaining 105. The two leaders termed the alliance a “new beginning”, which would put the state on the path of development and rid it of the “polarising” and “communal” polic

Cong names 63 candidates in Uttarakhand
The Congress on Sunday released its list of 63 candidates for Assembly elections in Uttarakhand with Chief Minister Harish Rawat contesting from two seats.Rawat, who represents Dharchula Assembly seat in the Kumaon hills, has shifted to the plains. He will be in the fray from Haridwar Rural and Kichha Assembly seats. The move to Kichha is aimed at bolstering the party’s presence in Udham Singh Nagar district, which is considered to be a stronghold of the BJP.Finance Minister Indira Hridayesh is contesting from her pocket borough Haldwani, while AICC secretary Prakash Joshi is testing his pop

Loaded with freebies for all
Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday released the Samajwadi Party’s election manifesto, promising freebies for every section of the society.The party supremo maintained that the SP would contest the Assembly polls and seek the mandate of the people again on the basis of the developmental works undertaken by his government.It was released at the SP headquarters in the absence of party patron and Akhilesh’s father Mulayam Singh Yadav and his younger brother Shivpal Singh Yadav.The manifesto promises to double the Samajwadi pension to Rs 1,000, subsidise meals for labourers, give free whea

Mulayam, Shivpal skip SP manifesto release
The Samajwadi Party (SP) family continues to be sharply divided even though the polls are barely days away in the state.SP patron Mulayam Singh Yadav, who was earlier this month ousted as party’s national president, and his younger brother Shivpal Singh Yadav, who was removed as state unit president, chose to skip the party’s election manifesto release function here on Sunday.The election manifesto was released by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and newly anointed SP national president Akhilesh Yadav. Though there was prior information that Shivpal would not attend the release function, Akhil

39 killed as train derails in Andhra Pradesh
At least 39 people were killed and 69 injured when the engine and nine coaches of the Hirakhand Express jumped the tracks in Andhra Pradesh’s Vizianagaram district. The railways suspect sabotage behind the derailment, the third in as many months.The engine and coaches of the Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar train went off the track near Kuneru station around 11 pm on Saturday, Chief PRO of East Coast Railway J P Mishra said.Seven passengers are critical, while 20 left for their destinations after treatment, officials said.Rescue operations were almost over, the divisional railway manager’s office sai

Jallikattu claims two lives in TN
Two persons were killed and many injured during Jallikattu held on Sunday in the shadow of widespread protests, even as an ordinance failed to end the six-day agitation.Chief Minister O Panneerselvam was forced to make a retreat without inaugurating the main event at Alanganallur in Madurai, following a demand for a permanent resolution.The traditional sport, which was banned by the Supreme Court, was organised in several parts of the state, including Rapoosal in Pudukottai district, following promulgation of the ordinance on Saturday. Police said the two participants, who were gored by a bull

Niti Aayog to come out with 3-year plan
The government’s policy think tank NITI Aayog has almost completed the preparation of three-year action plan, after deciding to do away with the Nehruvian era five-year plans.The focus of the plan is on employment generation through agriculture and manufacturing-led economic growth.A glance of the new-look plan, which will start this year and conclude in 2020, may be brought forth in the Budget to be presented on February 1 by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, according to sources.The three-year action plan, which lays emphasis on improving the state of agriculture in the country by implementin

Weather models hint at weak rainfall season
After adversely impacting the southwest monsoon in 2014 and 2015, weather models indicate the resurfacing of El Nino, private weather forecasting agency Skymet on Sunday claimed, sparking fears of a weak rainfall season ahead.Jatin Singh, CEO of Skymet, said that usually an El Nino is followed by La Nina that is invariably related with good monsoon rains. La Nina, which is currently on, is associated with the cooling of Pacific waters. El Nino is associated with the warming of Pacific waters.In December, all weather models were suggesting that weak La Nina conditions will continue during early

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UP polls: SP-Congress alliance official; Akhilesh to lead coalition
The Samajwadi Party and Congress held a joint press conference this evening to formally announce their alliance for Uttar Pradesh assembly polls and seat-sharing arrangement.

ISI killed two Indians over failed train derailment plan, recorded audio of murders
An ISI handler ordered the killings to two men over a botched plan to plant explosives along railway tracks in Bihar. An audio recording of the murder was made and sent to the handler.

Jallikattu: After streets, protest spills over to railway tracks, 8 trains cancelled
The Alanganallur village has been famous for conducting the bull-taming sport. Over the last few days, Chennai's Marina Beach has witnessed a massive crowd in support of Jallikattu.

UP election: Sons, daughters figure prominently in BJP's second list
Sons and daughters of several Uttar Pradesh politicians made the cut in the BJP's second list of candidates for the UP polls. Newly-inducted leaders also received tickets.

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Jallikattu: 2 bull vaulters die, 83 injured as Tamil Nadu celebrates the sport
Jallikattu, the hugely popular bull-taming sport was held in several parts of Tamil Nadu. Two bull vaulters were severely injured and died on the way to a hospital.

3rd ODI: Jadhav's 75-ball 90 in vain as England clinch Eden thriller
Kedar Jadhav almost took India over the line with his 75-ball 90 but England (321/8) held onto their nerves to win the third ODI by five runs in Kolkata.

Trump's tryst with controversies continues even as he assumes presidency
President Donald Trump his tryst with controversies has continued unabated and has, in fact, seen two major controversies in just two days after his inaugural speech on January 20, 2017.

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SP-Cong pact in UP: Akhilesh's morning call to Priyanka seals deal
UP chief minister Ahkilesh Yadav called Priyanka Gandhi in the morning to make the offer, signalling a successful denouement of the protracted negotiations that saw both sides pushing the other hard before SP gave in.

Congress credits Priyanka for alliance in UP
The successful conclusion of the alliance with SP saw Congress on Sunday heralding the “political launch” of Priyanka Gandhi, openly crediting her with clinching the coalition that had seemed to be on the rocks.

Aadhaar Pay: Centre for cardless transaction
Keen to push digital payments among the poor and illiterate in rural areas of the country, the government is pushing to popularise Aadhaar Pay which ensures financial transactions by just using fingerprint. This won't need any card and smartphone as this app works on any Android-based smartphone.

1st lot of railway safety fund may come in Budget
In its two-year report card, the Narendra Modi government had claimed credit for fewer rail accidents. Now the pressure is on the railways with three major rail accidents taking place in a span of two months, claiming close to 190 lives. The first allocation of the railway safety fund may come in the budget.

Akhilesh launches manifesto, MSY not present
Though Samajwadi patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav featured prominently on the cover of the party manifesto, he was not present when UP chief minister and SP chief Akhilesh Yadav launch it. Uncle Shivpal, who stood by Mulayam in the family feud, was also absent

3rd train mishap in 2 months; sabotage suspected
Railway authorities believe sabotage caused the derailment of the Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express which left 41 passengers dead and 50 injured. This is the third big rail accident in two months and took place in Andhra Pradesh’s Vizianagaram district, a region that’s a Maoist stronghold.

What made SP, Cong come together for UP polls
Samajwadi Party and Congress on Sunday sealed a pre-poll pact to contest the UP assembly elections, ending days of suspense and feverish parleys, with compulsions of realpolitik forcing the two parties to come together to thwart BJP's attempt to storm back two power after 15 years.

SP, Congress confirm alliance ahead for UP polls
?Samajwadi Party UP chief Naresh Uttam and Congress UP president Raj Babbar confirmed the alliance between the parties today. Babbar said the two parties had forged an alliance to "boost secularism and promote communal and social harmony."?

Tamil Nadu Government Issues Guidelines For Holding Jallikattu
Tamil Nadu government has issued a set of stringent guidelines for safe conduct of Jallikattu, which includes CCTV surveillance of the festival and medical examination of bulls before beginning the...
Huge Fire Near Kolkata's Sealdah Railway Station Demolishes Shop
A huge fire gutted a bag shop near Kolkata's Sealdah railway station on Sunday, a Fire Department official said.
UP Elections: Congress Releases First List Of Candidates
Hours after the Congress and Samajwadi Party finalised their pre-poll alliance on Sunday, the Congress announced its first list of 43 candidates for the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections. The list...
Donald Trump Vows To 'Start Renegotiating' Trade Agreement With Mexico
US President Donald Trump pledged Monday to begin renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement in upcoming talks with the leaders of Mexico and Canada.
State Election Body To Allot Common Symbol To Parties Winning 5% Seats
In a move that will help avoid confusion among leaders as well as voters, the State Election Commission (SEC) has decided to allot common symbol to political parties that have won at least five per...
Netaji's Great Escape Car Revs Up For New Ride On His 120th Anniversary
It is the 120th birth anniversary of freedom struggle icon Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on Monday and on its eve, President Pranab Mukherjee got a rare present: a front seat in the fully restored car...
More Tornadoes Ahead In Southeast US, 15 Dead So Far
Deadly weather in the Southeast killed 15 people and injured dozens more, authorities said Sunday, as residents along the Georgia-Florida line braced for more intense, fast-moving storms - including...
Bravery Awards Celebrate Children Who Risked Their Lives To Save Others
When her two friends were about to drown in a river, 8-year-old Tarh Peeju from Andhra Pradesh displayed exemplary courage, sacrificing her own life to save theirs. Today, she is no more but her...
The anatomy of a jallikattu protest
The official protest of the village at the bus stand were fast losing members.
Periyar protesters rock the boat; water samples to be tested
Protest staged in middle of river against opening of Pathalam bund shutters
55-year-old Chagallu sugar factory closed, 700 workers lose jobs
Union blames the local administration for the crisis; hopes management will protect the factory
Put an end to row, Chaganti’s supporters urge people
Supporters of the religious scholar Chaganti Koteswara Rao on Sunday urged people to put an end to the controversy over the “miscommunication” that took place in one of his recent discourses, as the s...
Special status: Actors asked to take cue from jallikattu stir
Andhra Pradesh Prathyeka Hoda Sadhana Samithi convener Chalasani Srinivas on Sunday asked the Telugu film heroes to learn from the jallikattu incident and take the lead in achieving the special statu...
It’s illogical to continue protests
Alleging that outsiders are misguiding students who are part of the jallikattu protests, School Education Minister K. Pandiarajan, who along with Fisheries Minister D. Jayakumar had conducted the firs...
Pawan now tweets on constructions in Krishna riverbed
VIJAYAWADA: Actor and Jana Sena Party (JSP) president Pawan Kalyan on Sunday tweeted that there was no clarity on whether the government allowed constructions in the Krishna riverbed in accordance wit...
Tension prevails at Vamsadhara project site
Displaced seek compensation as per Land Acquisition Act of 2013
Amethi, Rae Bareli cake evenly split as Congress, SP clinch last-minute deal
Priyanka Gandhi, according to reports, demanded all seats in both Amethi and Rae Bareli on Saturday evening, leading to a stalemate.
CRPF jawans to get leave app, PF loan & many more 
The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) is mulling a slew of proposals, including a grievance redressal mechanism and allowances, to improve facilities for jawans.
Family first for BJP in second list for Uttar Pradesh poll
The politically supercharged Sunday saw the BJP finally unveiling its second list of candidates consisting of 155 names for poll-bound Uttar Pradesh.
House, ration, free education: BJP Punjab manifesto has it all
The manifesto also promises implementation of the seventh pay commission, raising the retirement age of government employees to 60 years.
Jitin Prasad, Imran Masood in Congress' first list for Uttar Pradesh polls
Masood, who is known for his hate speech against Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, will contest Nakur seat.
Modi paying lip-service to Mahatma: Shashi Tharoor
Tharoor was in conversation with historian John Wilson and publisher Michael Dwyer at a session on 'Remembering the Raj'.
Ram Vilas Paswan attacks RSS over quota remarks
The Union Minister also said his party LJP will oppose "tooth and nail" any attempt to alter or change the existing quota system "from Parliament to streets".
Coal scam: Supreme Court verdict likely on report indicting ex-CBI chief
However, he had said the correctness of entries in that diary can only be ascertained in the court through evidence.
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Gold imports shrink 32% to $17.7 bn in April-Dec
Gold imports witnessed a fall of about 32 per cent to $17.7 billion in April-December of the current fiscal, which is expected to keep a lid on the current account deficit.Total imports in the corres...

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Withdrew my name as UP chief ministerial candidate for younger generation: Sheila Dikshit
New Delhi [India], Jan. 23 (ANI): Sheila Dikshit on Monday hailed the Congress and Swajawadi Party tie-up, saying that they all have been relieved after the formation of alliance, adding she withdrew her name as Uttar Pradesh chief ministerial candidate for the younger generation. The Congress and Swajawadi Party have now united and their pledge to beat the communal forces is appreciable in itself," Dikshit told ANI. Commenting on withdrawal of her name as UP chief ministerial face, Dikshit said: "I had already said that there can't be two faces for chief ministerial candidate for Uttar Pradesh elections so I withdrew my name and made pave for the younger generation." She further said that development of the country and the state is the main aim of the Congress.

Congress releases list of 41 candidates for UP polls
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Jan. 22 (ANI): After announcing an alliance with the Samajwadi Party for the high stakes Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, the Congress on Sunday released a list of 41 candidates for the first and second phase of polls. The list featured former union minister Jitin Prasad, who will contest from Tilhar, Pradeep Mathur, will be re-contesting from Mathura and Imran Masood from Nakur. Confirming the alliance earlier today, the Samajwadi Party and the Congress vowed to make Akhilesh Yadav the chief minister of the politically crucial state yet again while promising to free the state from communal forces.

SAD-BJP will fulfill all promises made in its manifesto: Bikram Singh Majithia
Amritsar (Punjab) [India], Jan. 22 (ANI): Commenting on the election manifesto released by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in alliance with Siromani Akali Dal (SAD) for the upcoming Punjab Elections, Punjab Cabinet Minister Bikram Singh Majithia on Sunday assured that whatever promises has been made in the manifesto would surely be fulfilled. "It has never happened that Parkash Singh Badal had made some promises and not fulfilled it.

Congress-SP welcome decision on alliance, say history will soon be created
New Delhi [India], Jan. 22 (ANI): Hailing the decision of forming alliance, both the Samajwadi Party and Congress on Sunday echoed similar sentiments and said history will soon be created in Uttar Pradesh. Commenting on the political development, Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit told ANI that the grand old party would emerge as an umbrella party around which the anti-fascist and pro-poor parties would rally. The pro-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) people were trying to upset the situation and that it should not happen.

Sheila withdraws as UP CM candidate, says time for younger generation to take over
New Delhi [India], Jan. 22 (ANI): Hours after the Congress and Samajwadi Party joined hands for the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls, Sheila Dikshit on Sunday withdrew herself as the state chief ministerial candidate, saying it is time for the younger generation to take over. When this discussion started 10-15 days ago, I had said at that time only that there cannot be face of two chief ministers if alliance takes place.

UP Polls: Cong-SP aim to defeat communal forces, BJP confident of emerging victorious
New Delhi [India], Jan. 22 (ANI): As the Congress and Samajwadi Party on Sunday joined hands for the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections with an aim to 'defeat communal and divisive forces', the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) sounded confidence stating that even if the Bahujan Samaj Party (BJP) form alliance with the duo, the saffron party would emerge victorious. Congress' Ghulam Nabi Azad told ANI that more than winning, the alliance wants to defeat communal and divisive forces.

BJP releases second list for UP polls; Rita Bahuguna to contest from Lucknow Cantt
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Jan. 22 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday released its second list of candidates for 155 seats for the high-voltage Uttar Pradesh assembly polls. The notable candidates who have found place in the list include Rita Bahuguna Joshi from Lucknow Cantt and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh's son Pankaj Singh from Noida.

SP, Congress finally join hands to get rid of divisive forces in UP
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Jan. 22 (ANI): Firming up an alliance for next month's high-voltage Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls, the Samajwadi Party and Congress on Sunday vowed to make Akhilesh Yadav the chief minister of the politically crucial state yet again while promising to free the state from communal forces. The latest political development was confirmed at a joint press briefing addressed by Samajwadi Party's Uttar Pradesh chief Naresh Uttam and Congress' UP unit president Raj Babbar.

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Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express derails: 39 killed, Railways suspect sabotage
69 people were injured when engine and nine coaches of Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express jumped the tracks in Andhra Pradesh's Vizianagaram district on Saturday night.

Trump's inauguration cake a rip-off of Obama's cake: Chef
For pastry chef Duff Goldman, Trump's inaugural cake seemed a little too familiar -- because it looked almost exactly like the one he had made years earlier for Obama.

Two dead and 28 injured while playing Jallikattu, protests continue across Tamil Nadu
Police said two persons were killed and 28 injured when they were gored by a bull during jallikattu at Rapoosal

Israel approves 566 east Jerusalem settler homes: Deputy Mayor
"We no longer have our hands tied as in the time of Barack Obama. Now we can finally build," Meir Turjeman said.

Trump's face linked to aggressive, unethical behaviour: Study
The research was published in The Leadership Quarterly journal.

Jallikattu: Gored by bulls, 2 die in Pudukottai; protesters block CM's way near Madurai - The Indian Express

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Jallikattu: Gored by bulls, 2 die in Pudukottai; protesters block CM's way near Madurai
The Indian Express
Later, Paneerselvam said that Jallikattu was held in other parts of the state and that the government will do all it can to prevent any further sanctions. Written by Arun Janardhanan | Alanganallur | Published:January 23, 2017 3:27 am. Jallikattu ...
The anatomy of a jallikattu protestThe Hindu
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SP, Congress announce alliance; Cong. releases first list - The Hindu

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SP, Congress announce alliance; Cong. releases first list
The Hindu
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and newly appointed party president Akhilesh Yadav at a function to release the Samajwadi Party manifesto at the party headquarters, in Lucknow on Sunday. | Photo Credit: Rajeev Bhatt · Omar Rashid. Omar Rashid January 22, ...
Akhilesh blinks after Sonia steps in, parts with 105 seatsTimes of India
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Republic Day 2017: Skill India, Beti Bachao Beti Padhao to be a part of parade - Daily News & Analysis

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Republic Day 2017: Skill India, Beti Bachao Beti Padhao to be a part of parade
Daily News & Analysis
A tribute to Lokmanya Tilak on his 160 birth anniversary, art and lifestyle of Kutch, model government schools of Delhi, Skill India and Beti bachao beti padhao are among the themes for the Republic Day tableaux this year. A total of 23 tableaux would ...
Plan to celebrate day fizzles outChandigarh Tribune
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Rajnath Singh's son among BJP leaders' kin in party second list - The Indian Express

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Rajnath Singh's son among BJP leaders' kin in party second list
The Indian Express
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh's elder son Pankaj Singh will contest his first election from Noida. Written by Rajnath Singh | Lucknow | Published:January 23, 2017 3:25 am. rajnath singh, rajnath singh son, pankaj singh, UP elections list, BJP ...
Family first for BJP in second list for Uttar Pradesh pollThe New Indian Express
UP elections: BJP's 2nd candidate list favours family, dynastic connectionsLivemint
BJP releases second list for UP pollsThe Hindu
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Third major derailment in two months; rail officials suspect sabotage in Hirakhand Express mishap - Times of India

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Third major derailment in two months; rail officials suspect sabotage in Hirakhand Express mishap
Times of India
NEW DELHI: Railway authorities believe sabotage caused the derailment of the Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express which left 41 passengers dead and 50 injured on Saturday night. This is the third big rail accident in two months and took place in ...
39 killed, over 50 injured as Hirakhand Express derailsThe Hindu
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Major reforms for civil services on the way? All signs from Narendra Modi government point to yes - Firstpost


Major reforms for civil services on the way? All signs from Narendra Modi government point to yes
Recently, two IPS officers found to have suboptimal performance have been compulsorily retired by the Government of India; a couple of weeks ago two IAS officers in different states were also compulsorily retired on the same grounds of “public interest”.
Dealing with the deadwoodThe Hindu
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NJAC verdict can't be used as ruse to interdict CJI Khehar: SC - Business Standard

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NJAC verdict can't be used as ruse to interdict CJI Khehar: SC
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The judgement in the NJAC case cannot be used as "a ruse to interdict" the assumption of office by Chief Justice of India J S Khehar, the Supreme Court has said while dismissing a plea challenging his appointment. A bench of Justices R K Agrawal and D ...
Supreme Court upholds the appointment of CJIThe New Indian Express
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11-year-old gang-raped by 7 minors
An 11-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped at least twice by seven minor boys in Mawten village in South West Khasi Hills district, police said today.
PM Modi`s schemes find place in Republic Day tableaux
Developmental and social schemes - including Goods and Services Tax (GST) and `Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao` - of the Narendra Modi-led government will be showcased through tableaux at the 68th Republic Day parade here this year.
Cold wave conditions in north India, sunny day in east
Cold wave conditions prevailed in north India, with dense fog affecting rail, road and air traffic at several places in the region on Sunday.
Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections: Finally, Samajwadi Party-Congress alliance sealed
After several deliberations and negotiations, Samajwadi Party on Sunday finally sealed the alliance with Congress for Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections.
UP Assembly Elections: Akhilesh Yadav with wife Dimple releases Samajwadi Party`s manifesto; Mulayam Singh skips event
UP CM Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday released the Samajwadi Party's manifesto for the Assembly Elections 2017.
Jallikattu: Tamil Nadu government files caveat in SC to defend its Ordinance
Anticipating challenge to its ordinance allowing bull-taming sport Jallikattu in the state, Tamil Nadu government has filed a caveat in the Supreme Court.
`Desi Bofors` Dhanush to be first showcased in Republic Day parade
India's first indigenous, long-range artillery gun 'Dhanush', aka 'Desi Bofors', will be showcased for the first time at the Republic Day parade in New Delhi.
NGT orders surprise inspection of NBCC redevelopment project in Delhi
The National Green Tribunal has directed a surprise inspection at the redevelopment project being carried out by state-run National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC) at East Kidwai Nagar in southwest Delhi.
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Dozens Die in Train Derailment in India
At least 36 passengers were killed and dozens more were injured in a train derailment in southern India on Saturday night.

Train in Southern India Derails, Killing Scores
Rescue workers struggled into the morning to pull the injured and dead from the train in the latest disaster for India’s overburdened railway.

Trump Inspires Cheers, and Alarm, Around the World
The president’s inauguration was a cause of worry for many around the world, but some greeted it with wine and celebration.

In India, Tension Over Traditions Perilous to Animals and Humans Alike
Thousands of Indians are protesting a ban on a bull-wrestling tradition in Tamil Nadu, but it isn’t the only cultural tradition coming under scrutiny.

A Grandmother’s Secret Turmeric Prescription
A morning tea ritual to cure what ails you.

Akhilesh Yadav, Indian Politician, Wins Right to Use Bicycle as Election Symbol
A panel ruled that Mr. Yadav’s father, a fellow Uttar Pradesh politician with whom he was in dispute, could choose from symbols like a toffee, a pressure cooker and ice cream.

Photo of Narendra Modi at the Spinning Wheel Invokes Gandhi, and Some Cry Blasphemy
The cover of a calendar that usually features the founder of modern India this year had a photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Tracking Down Rhino Poachers in India
Two-thirds of the world’s remaining greater one-horned rhinoceros population are sheltered in Kaziranga National Park in India. Poaching continues to claim rhinos, they are targeted for their horns.

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Jadhav heroics in vain as England win last ball thriller
Indian batsmen wilted under pressure and lost the plot in the final over after nearly pulling it off as England narrowly beat the hosts by five runs in a thrilling third and final ODI to prevent a clean sweep, in Kolkata, on Sunday.

'Lucky enough to be alive'
Survivors of the Hirakhand Express mishap on Sunday recounted their horrific experience when the trains nine bogies and the engine jumped off the track near Kuneru in Andhra Pradesh.

'Modi is no bhai of yours, why are you defending him?'
In his latest book, Fly Me To The Moon, former member of Parliament Prafull Goradia provides interesting insights into the man who is India's prime minister.

'DeMo impact over by March'
'I expect a demand stimulus in the Budget.'There has been such a shock to the economy that such a stimulus would be needed.'

Jallikattu held in shadow of protests in Tamil Nadu, 3 dead
Protesters demanded a permanent solution for holding the sport and raised slogans that an ordinance was only a temporary measure.

Top seed Kerber stunned by American Vandeweghe
Reigning champion and top seed Angelique Kerber was knocked out of the fourth round of the Australian Open on Sunday, losing 6-2, 6-3 to American Coco Vandeweghe on Rod Laver Arena.

Will Trump's 'America First' kick the world into a recession?
'Trump's anti-trade, anti-immigrant rhetoric reminds me of Chinese history,' says A V Rajawade.

The other desi who wowed everyone
An Internet sensation, Lilly Singh worked her charm on the red carpet.

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