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PM Narendra Modi to get rock star reception in New York

Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Photo: AP)

It is a rock 'n' roller's dream to "sell out The Garden," but for a foreign politician to pack New York City’s most famous sports and entertainment arena is another thing entirely.

Amid border row with India, Xi Jinping orders Chinese Army to be loyal and ready for 'regional war'

Chinese President Xi Jinping (Photo: AP/File)

Chinese President Xi Jinping demanded "absolute loyalty" from PLA's top brass, asking them to repose "firm faith" in the ruling Communist Party, guarantee a smooth chain of command and make sure all d

US bombs Islamic State jihadists in Syria: Pentagon

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The United States and "partners" have launched bombing raids against Islamic State extremists in Syria, the Pentagon said Monday.

Pakistan Army Chief ally to head ISI

Pakistan Army Chief ally to head ISI

Pakistan on Monday named Lt. Gen. Rizwan Akhtar as the new Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) chief.

Supreme Court will hear NGO plea on CBI chief

Supreme Court will hear NGO plea on CBI chief

In what could be described as a setback to CBI director Ranjit Sinha, the Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider a plea for hearing allegations levelled against him without “insisting” on knowing

Saurav Ghosal scripts squash history

Saurav Ghosal in action against Malaysia's Ong Beng Hee during the men's squash semi-finals in Incheon on Monday— PTI

Medals dry up as swimmers, judokas return empty-handed, India 13th in medal table

Rajnath Singh asks BSF to step up vigil

Union home minister Rajnath Singh inspects a guard of honour during a visit to the BSF headquarters in New Delhi on Monday. PTI

To stall efforts of cross border terrorist outfits taking advantage of the flood-damaged border fencing which has left huge gaps on the frontier with Pakistan, the Union home minister Rajnath Singh on

BJP makes a ‘liberal offer’

Amit Shah calls up Shiv Sena chief, ready to accept 130

Mars orbiter clears semifinal

At 2.45 pm on Monday, a stack of numbers flickering on an array of computers at the Spacecraft Control Centre at Isro’s Telemetry, Tracking and Command Network (Istrac) facility in Bengal-uru set off

Centre has an 18-year plan to clean Ganga

After being rapped by the Supreme Court for its approach to cleaning the Ganga, the Narendra Modi government has placed before it a blueprint of short, medium and long-term measures that spread over 1


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.