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‘Jehadi jails’ to kill radicalisation bid

Sunday, 29 May 2016 | Rakesh K Singh | New Delhi

Fearing terrorists lodged in jails may indoctrinate and radicalise other prisoners, the Centre plans to set up prisons across the country exclusively for convicted terrorists and those facing trial in terror cases. State Governments will be asked to build separate high-security prisons away from cities to house convicted terrorists and...

Ek Nayi Subah on eve of Modi Govt’s 3rd year

Sunday, 29 May 2016 | PNS | New Delhi

Union Ministers and a smattering of Bollywood actors, including megastar Amitabh Bachchan, on Saturday participated in a gala event, held at historic India Gate in Delhi, aimed at publicising the achievements of the Narendra Modi Government on the completion of two years in office. The five-hour programme “Ek Nayi Subah”...

3 men offer lift, kick male friend out, abduct girl

Sunday, 29 May 2016 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

A 19-year-old girl who was abducted by three men on the pretext of giving her a lift in their car in North Delhi’s Majnu ka Tila area, was rescued after a 6-km chase by the Delhi Police. The accused robbed the woman’s male friend of his mobile phone and wallet before...

70% CCTV cameras put by Delhi Police defunct

Sunday, 29 May 2016 | Rajesh Kumar | New Delhi

With terror threats looming large over the national Capital, about 70 per cent of the 4,064 CCTV cameras installed by the Delhi Police are said to have become non-functional in the city. This startling facts were recently discussed threadbare at a high-level meeting chaired by Delhi Police Commissioner Alok Kumar...

Elder doctors to boost healthcare

Saturday, 28 May 2016 | Pioneer News Service | New Delhi

In a country where just seven doctors are available for every 10,000 people and a meager 8,350 critical specialists against required 50,000, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement for increasing the retirement age of doctors from 60/62 years to 65 years will go a long way in ensuring better healthcare of...

Jawan kills three intruders, martyred in J&K combat

Saturday, 28 May 2016 | Khursheed Wani | Srinagar

A brave Army Havildar gunned down three militants before he fell to bullets in a fierce encounter East of Shamsavari Ranges in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Friday. As many as six militants were killed in two separate operations that started on Thursday night. In a release, the Army said on...

Committed to make NE gateway to SE Asia: PM

Saturday, 28 May 2016 | Anup Sharma | Shillong

Highlighting that India’s North-eastern States are country’s gateway to South East Asia, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the BJP-led Central Government has been stressing on improving the rail and road network as well as the waterways in the region. Modi was addressing a public rally at Polo...

Federal Front hopes rise with Didi’s surge

Saturday, 28 May 2016 | Saugar Sengupta | Kolkata

Mamata Banerjee’s grand swearing-in, which was attended by a constellation of political bigwigs, rekindled speculation of a “Federal Front”. However, the Bengal Chief Minister gave a guarded response to the proposal saying she would do whatever was needed to help its cause. Almost in tandem with Mamata’s oath-taking at the colonial...

Cabinet reshuffle soon: Amit Shah

Saturday, 28 May 2016 | PNS | New Delhi

The much-awaited reshuffle of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Cabinet could take place soon, BJP president Amit Shah hinted on Friday without sharing any details. On being asked when the vacancy caused by the resignation of Sarbananda Sonowal, who has taken over as Assam Chief Minister, will be filled, Shah said, “We...

BrahMos hits the bull’s-eye

Saturday, 28 May 2016 | PNS | New Delhi

The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Friday successfully test-fired an advanced version of supersonic BrahMos missile capable of hitting a target at 290 km in Pokhran firing range in Rajasthan. The land-attack missile met all technical parameters during the flight and hit the designated target. Army, Navy and...

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Black President, White House, and the in-between

29 May 2016 | Dr G Balachandran

Barack Obama’s election as the first black President was a historic moment in US history. It also resulted in high expectations amid a gloomy global scenario...

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Upset flat buyers gherao Hi-Tech official in city

29 May 2016 | PNS | HUBANESWAR

Upset over the alleged fraud by the Hi-Tech Group, a large number of investors on Saturday gheraoed Tirupati Choudhury, executive director of the company, demanding either flats or their money. The company has taken around Rs37 crore from 311 prospective flat buyers...

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We will present our case for Jat reservation before the court and make all possible efforts to get the stay on the quota vacated.

Haryana CM | ML Khattar

We carried out a strike against a Taliban leader. We will continue to do whatever needed to protect our forces.

Pentagon official | Peter Cook

I'd love to debate Bernie (Sanders) on television. It would get very high ratings. It would be in a big arena.

US presidential hopeful | Donald Trump
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