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‘LeT’s 2 bids before 26/11 failed’

Tuesday, 09 Feb 2016 | TN RAGHUNATHA | Mumbai

Apart from linking Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) to the Lashkar-e-Tayyeba (LeT), terrorist-turned-approver David Coleman Headley on Monday made a sensational disclosure in his deposition before a special court in the 26/11 attacks case that the terror outfit had made two unsuccessful attempts to attack Mumbai prior to the 2008 mayhem...

TRAI deals FB a blow, favours net neutrality

Tuesday, 09 Feb 2016 | PNS | New Delhi

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Monday said no to Facebook’s Free Basics, Airtel’s Zero and others of their sort, and supported net neutrality. TRAI barred service providers from charging discriminatory prices for web access and provided for a penalty of Rs50,000 for each day on service providers if...

Sanitation workers divided over ending strike

Tuesday, 09 Feb 2016 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

With a section of protesting sanitation workers suspending their strike and another deciding to continue it, the unions of municipal corporation sanitation workers are divided over calling off their strike following their appearance in the Delhi High Court on Monday. A total of 28 unions, having the majority number of municipal...

Suspended for 11 yrs, DCP gets pink slip for doubtful integrity

Tuesday, 09 Feb 2016 | Pramod Kumar Singh | New Delhi

Akhtar Ali Farrooqui, the Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) under suspension for more than 11 years, was dismissed by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on January 29, just two days before he was to retire from the Delhi Police. Farrooqui a 1978-batch officer of Delhi Andaman and Nicobar Islands Police...

Autopsy rules out sodomy charge in Ryan death: Bassi

Tuesday, 09 Feb 2016 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi on Monday said that the post-mortem report of six-year-old boy Devansh — who was found dead in a water reservoir at Ryan International School under highly mysterious circumstances on January 30 — prima facie does not indicate any sexual assault. “The post-mortem report has been...

Modi pitches for people’s participation

Tuesday, 09 Feb 2016 | PNS | New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday called for people’s involvement in bringing about a change in rural areas. He was interacting with over 230 people working in these areas under the Prime Minister’s Rural Development Fellows (PMRDF), a national scheme of the Ministry of Rural Development. The Prime Minister also invited...

Body of soldier retrieved by cutting 30-feet high ice wall

Tuesday, 09 Feb 2016 | PNS | Jammu

Six days after a massive avalanche swept away one of the forward Indian posts at a height of 19,600 feet in Northern Siachen glacier in Ladakh, rescue workers on Monday retrieved the body of a jawan after cutting through a 30-feet high “ice wall” at the camp site. Ten soldiers, including...

Govt to recommend CBI probe into Ryan ‘murder’

Monday, 08 Feb 2016 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

The Delhi Government will recommend a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the death of six-year-old Devansh Kakrora, a Class-I student of Ryan International School, whose body was found in a reservoir at the school. Meanwhile, the aggrieved parents of Devansh approached HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Sunday seeking...

‘Bar men too’ is Sri Sri’s solution to Shani temple row

Monday, 08 Feb 2016 | PTI | Pune

Spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on Sunday claimed to have broken the impasse on the “gender bias” at Shani Shingnapur temple by proposing the “Tirupati Balaji” darshan model that keeps both men and women away from sanctum sanctorum, but women’s activist Trupti Desai said she is awaiting a “proper...

Pak Army, ISI guided LeT for 26/11: Headley

Monday, 08 Feb 2016 | TN Raghunatha/agencies | Mumbai

At a time when Pakistan is dilly-dallying in acting decisively against the masterminds of the Phatankot attack, it received another bombshell as incarcerated Pakistani-American terrorist and 26/11 terror convict David Coleman Headley has reportedly confessed to the NIA that the Mumbai attacks were launched with Lashkar-e-Tayyeba’s Hafiz Saeed’s approval and...

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Peeled through the lens

07 Feb 2016 | Rinku Ghosh

Photography legend Steve McCurry may be known for his iconic Afghan girl, but over the course of his long career, he has kept coming back to India, documenting our ever-evolving world. And though he may not have panned conflict-zone drama, he has a soul connect with each photograph of his India series...

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NHRC holds Govt guilty for Class-X girl’s suicide

09 Feb 2016 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The National Human Rights Commission has issued a show-cause notice to the Chief Secretary of Odisha seeking a reply within six weeks as to why it shouldn’t recommend payment of `3 lakh as monetary relief to the next of kin of a Class-X student, who committed suicide when she was erroneously shown failed in the BSE results, which she had cleared. NHRC Member Justice D Murugesan has set aside the contention...

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We have already lost the sleeves of the sweater (of India) — Bangladesh and Pakistan. So let's keep the sweater. It's getting cold.

Actor | Kamal Haasan

My creativity did not match with TV shows I was doing. I couldn't get satisfaction, that's why I couldn't do it.

Actor | Manish Paul

Censorship is a battle we have fought on every single film. Every film, we had the most insane battles... It's restrictive, and regressive.

Actor | Imran Khan
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