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ISRO successfully test-fires India's Mars Orbiter, Mangalyaan

The main liquid engine test firing on Mars orbiter spacecraft successful, confirmed ISRO. (Photo: PTI/file)

In a crucial manoeuvre ahead of India's Mars Orbiter's entry into the final destination on September 24, the main liquid engine on the spacecraft was on Monday successfully test fired and its trajecto

ISRO successfully test-fires India's Mars Orbiter, Mangalyaan

The main liquid engine test firing on Mars orbiter spacecraft successful, confirmed ISRO. (Photo: PTI/file)

In a crucial manoeuvre ahead of India's Mars Orbiter's entry into the final destination on September 24, the main liquid engine on the spacecraft was on Monday successfully test fired and its trajecto

Coal scam: CBI seeks time for clarifications on case against Kumar Mangalam Birla, others

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CBI on Monday sought more time in a Delhi court to give clarifications on queries posed to it in connection with a closure report filed in coal block allocation case in which an FIR was lodged against

The ‘Maha’ battle: Amit Shah calls Uddhav Thackeray urging not to break 25- year-old alliance

BJP Party President Amit Shah (Photo: PTI)

In another attempt to save his BJP's 25-year-old alliance in Maharashtra for the approaching Assembly elections, party president Amit Shah on Monday telephoned Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray.

Locals help each other survive flood fury in Srinagar

Soldiers carry a rescued flood victim at the Air Force station in Srinagar. 	— AP

Parts of Srinagar were submerged after the flood waters overleapt the river banks at many places and strong currents even caused as many as 16 breaches in its embankments along a stretch of less than a km in the east of the main town itself, inundating vast areas and inflicting widespread damage to life and property

Congress, NCP test each other’s patience

The Congress and the NCP are testing the patience of each other on the crucial issue of seat-sharing for the Maharashtra Assembly polls next month.

PM Narendra Modi wants a plan to cut down imports

Narendra Modi wants a plan to cut down imports

In line with the “Make in India” appeal that he made during his address from the ramparts of the Red Fort on Independence Day this year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked the ministry of commerce

CBI examines P. Chidambaram wife in Saradha scam

CBI examines P. Chidambaram wife in Saradha scam

The CBI has examined Nalini Chidambaram, the wife of former finance minister P. Chidambaram, in connection with its probe into the alleged multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam.

BJP-Shiv Sena ties on the brink

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray (centre) and his son Aditya, along with other Sena leaders.  Rajesh Jadhav

Uddhav Thackeray offers 119, BJP says no; Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants alliance saved

Chinese pitch 7 tents in Chumar; standoff still on

The standoff in Chumar area of Ladakh took a new turn on Sunday with Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) pitching seven tents well within the Indian territory and showing no signs of withdrawing fr


Kashmir’s history is dotted with natural calamities and man-made disasters. And over the centuries the people of Jammu and Kashmir have perfected the art of rising from the ashes. They have seen famines and epidemics, floods and earthquakes, blazes and mayhem, organised violence and massacres, forced and voluntary migrations, incarcerations and worse.