‘We’re coming back home’, Kashmiri Pandits roar

New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Determined to reach back to their homeland, Kashmiri Pandits from across the city gathered at Jantar Mantar on Sunday to protest against the exudos of the community... Read more »

Vice President for national movement to promote Indians’ languages

New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu called for a national movement to promote all Indian languages. Speaking in Chennai on Sunday, the Vice President said that promotion and... Read more »

The return of agitational politics

BY D.C. PATHAK  Political history of independent India amply illustrates how street agitations have been used as a potent instrument by the opposition to create an anti-incumbency environ against an otherwise well... Read more »

New idea of India: Secularism of common aspirations takes shape

BY SAEED NAQVI  ‘Majrooh uthi hai mauje saba Aasaar liye toofanon ke Har qatra-e-shabnam bun jaaye Ek mauj-e-rawan, kuchh door naheen’ (The morning breeze is deceptive; it is actually a storm in... Read more »

30 years after exodus, Kashmiri Pandits struggle for justice

BY DEEPIKA BHAN  For three decades a community of over five lakh people has been waiting for justice to get the perpetrators of their forced exodus identified and booked. The Kashmiri Pandits,... Read more »

70 soldiers killed in Yemen missile attack

Sanaa, Jan 19 (IANS) At least 70 soldiers were killed in a ballistic missile attack in Yemen’s Marib province, a government source said on Sunday. Dozens of soldiers were still suffering critical... Read more »

Iran rules out negotiation over new nuclear deal

Tehran, Jan 19 (IANS) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has ruled out the possibility of any negotiation over a new nuclear deal, Tehran Times daily reported. “We will never negotiate a... Read more »

Morbidly obese IS fanatic captured in Iraq

Baghdad, Jan 19 (IANS) A morbidly obese Islamic State (IS) fanatic has been captured by forces in Iraq, who had to load him onto a flatbed truck because he couldnt fit in... Read more »

Qureshi talks Afghan peace, M-E crisis with Qatari FM

Islamabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi met his Qatari counterpart Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al Thani in Doha and held talks on wide-ranging topics including the Afghan... Read more »

Bushfire-hit Aus state braces for severe storms

Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) Australian forecasters warned on Sunday of severe storms to hit the bushfire-hit state of Victoria, which could lead to flooding. The Bureau of Meteorology in Victoria issued severe... Read more »

China reports 17 new coronavirus pneumonia cases

Beijing, Jan 19 (IANS) China’s health authorities said on Sunday 17 new cases of pneumonia caused by a novel strain of coronavirus that had been detected in the central city of Wuhan.... Read more »

Indian-origin physicians endorse Biden for prez polls

Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) The American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) has formally announced its endorsement of Democratic front-runner Joe Biden for the November presidential election, as he was hugely... Read more »

No mob bosses in cybercrime world yet: Study

New York, Jan 19 (IANS) There is no ‘Tony Soprano mob boss type’ who is ordering cybercrime against financial institutions globally, say researchers, adding that there are no such thing as organized... Read more »

Bengaluru ODI: Smith ton takes Australia to 286/9 vs India

Bengaluru, Jan 19 (IANS) Steve Smith slammed a magnificient century as Australia put up 286/9 in 50 overs against India in the third and series-deciding final one day international here on Sunday.... Read more »

Bengaluru ODI: Rohit becomes third fastest to 9,000 ODI runs

Bengaluru, Jan 19 (IANS) India vice-captain Rohit Sharma became the third fastest batsman to reach 9,000 ODI runs during the series deciding third and final game against Australia here on Sunday. Rohit... Read more »

Aim to take part in 2024 Olympics: Swimmer Swadesh Mondal

Guwahati, Jan 19 (IANS) West Bengal swimmer Swadesh Mondal has had a successful Khelo India Youth Games in Guwahati with a gold each in the 100m Breast Stroke and 400m Medley in... Read more »

Ranji Trophy: Ishant, Ashwin shine on Day 1 of 6th round

New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Ishant Sharma picked three wickets as Vidarbha were dismissed for 179 runs while Uttar Pradesh reached 281/4 against Mumbai on the first day of the sixth round... Read more »

A college canteen propels Aurangabad shooter to success

Guwahati, Jan 19 (IANS) Harshada Nithave’s parents set up a small canteen in a college in Aurangabad, Maharashtra, with the sole aim of giving her a good education. But Harshada fell in... Read more »

Short-term inflation rise doesn’t lead to growth: Expert

By Anjana Das  New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The classical economic theory of high inflation leading to the gross domestic product (GDP) growth will not be applicable to India even if the... Read more »

Oil min to take Cabinet approval on gas sector reforms

New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The government has decided against giving the power sector priority access to cheaper domestic gas. The petroleum ministry is finalising a note for the Cabinet on gas... Read more »