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Bollywood star Aamir Khan broke his record of not being part of any awards functions when he attended the Master Dinananth Mangeshkar Awards ceremony in Mumbai...

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China has banned dozens of Islamic names like 'Saddam' and 'Jihad' for babies belonging to the restive Muslim-majority Xinjiang province, in a move th...

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The travellers, of all age groups and backgrounds, can have a great journey across the country by joining in the traditional Thai practices or exploring the legacy of lat...

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Niti Aayog's governing council meet: PM Modi presents vision document, Mamata Banerjee skips meeting

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that as a former Chief Minister, he is convinced that the vision of "New India” can only be realised through the combined effort and cooperation of all States...

SC orders reinstatement of TP Senkumar as Kerala DGP makes CM P Vijayan lose face

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The Supreme Court for the first time in history, on Monday, ordered the reinstatement of ousted Kerala DGP T.P. Senkumar, sending out a clear message that police officers cannot be made "scapegoats" b...

Army Commanders Conference: Gen Bipin Rawat stresses on need to push modernisation and inclusive HR Policies

by : Col Aman Anand

Army Commander Conference came to an end on 22 April 17 with the closing remarks of General Bipin Rawat. The Biannual Army Commanders' Conference had commenced on 17 April 2017....

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Arun Jaitley takes up H-1B Visa concerns with US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin

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Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has raised the issue of restrictions on H-1B visa with his US counterpart Steven Mnuchin as India fears the curb would impact the movement of Indian IT professionals to A...

Panama Paper Leaks Case Verdict: Minor Relief, Major Headache for Pak PM Nawaz Sharif

by : Onkareshwar Pandey

Giving verdict on corruption allegations against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif based on the "Panama Papers" leaks, the apex court of Pakistan in Islamabad, has ordered Sharif and family to appear before...

Trump administration accuses Indian IT firms TCS, Infosys of violating H-1B visa norms

by : FnF Desk

The Trump administration has alleged that top Indian IT firms TCS and Infosys have used unfair means to corner the lion's share of H-1B visas by putting extra tickets in the lottery system. ...


Drop in price of pulses reveals flaws in agriculture policy

by : Abhishek Waghmare

A good monsoon that led to record sowing and production of pulses - especially tur dal (pigeon pea) - has almost halved their wholesale and retail prices in 2017, a year after dal prices skyrocketed t...

More Chinese companies investing in India but political thaws, barriers remain

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China has emerged as one of the fastest-growing sources of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) into India – it was the 17th largest in 2016, up from the 28th rank in 2014 and 35th in 2011, according to ...

Release of high-yielding arhar (tur) seeds delayed by a year

by : FnF Desk

The commercial release of extra-early-maturing and high-yielding seeds of Pusa Arhar 16 variety that will help achieve self-sufficiency in pulses has been delayed by at least one year after the field...


With Yogi Adityanath in driver's seat, PM Modi's Varanasi back in focus

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Having been cold-shouldered by the previous Samajwadi Party regime, it is now Advantage Varanasi as the new Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government has put Prime Minister Narendra Modi's parliame...

Of Robert Openheimer and the Bhagwat Gita

by : Mayank Chhaya

In the midst of heightened posturing by North Korea over a potential thermonuclear war Saturday April 21 is the 113th birth anniversary of Julius Robert Oppenheimer, a father of the first atomic bomb ...

Pedalling through Majuli to feel the soul of world's largest river island

by : Aditya Baruah

Majuli, the world's largest inhabited river island, is famous for the many features unique to it -- the Neo-Vaishnavite "Satras" (institutional centres) dating back to the 15th century, the colou...


64th National Film Awards 2016: Who gets what

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The 64th National Film Awards 2016 were announced by the Chairpersons of the juries on Feature Films, Non Feature Films, Best Writing on Cinema and Most Film Friendly State Award. ...

Begum Jaan review: Vidya Balan and feminism deserve better than this

by : FnF Desk

Begum Jaan has so far prided herself on her power, since her kottha is frequented by everyone in town, from ordinary folk to the local raja, freeloading policemen and British official...

Tuck into bites from the city of the Howrah Bridge

by : Mudita Girotra

Be it the appetising aroma of the Kolkata biryani, the richness of kosha mangsho, simmering bhetki paturi or the amazing chittal peti, the delicacies of the city of the Howrah Bridge possess infinite ...


India reports significant reductions in neglected tropical diseases

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India has achieved the target for eliminating visceral leishmaniasis (kala azar), a neglected tropical disease (NTD), in 82 per cent sub-districts, according to the fourth World Health Organization (W...

Why i won't advocate vegetarianism

by : Sunita Narain

Meat production in the developing world is very different, says this assessment by the International Livestock Research Institute, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation and ...

Stem cells and the art of giving

by : Madhu Srivastava

Our health scenario has undergone drastic changes over the past few decades. Is it not fair to say that given today's lifestyles, finding someone who is completely fit and healthy is quite rare? ...

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Demonetization, a bitter pill stuck in the throat

by : Priti Prakash

The year 2016 finale saw a defining descendency of the state of Indian economic health. Demonetizati...

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Global Significance of Champaran Satyagraha 1917

by : Satya Narayan Sahu

For a century before 1917 farmers in many parts of India including Champaran in Bihar were forced by...

Conduct Rules for whom?

by : Rajeshwar Singal

This may sound like a dilemma, but it is not far from truth. Conduct Rules are meant to govern condu...

Twice bitten, not yet shy

by : Sunita Narain

Urban India is sick. Yes, that is right. Across our cities, dengue and chikungunya are taking their ...

Common Man and Judicial System

by : Ravi Kishore

Today every one is talking about judicial accountability i.e. how the whole system of judiciary is t...

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