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Ask PM Modi to Mind His Language: Manmohan Writes to President

In a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s election speeches in Karnataka, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh wrote to the President of …

Sunanda Pushkar death case: Shashi Tharoor charged with abetment of suicide

The Delhi police on Monday charged Congress MP Shashi Tharoor with abetting the suicide of his wife Sunanda Pushkar more than four years after she …

MH370 experts think they’ve finally solved the mystery of the doomed Malaysia Airlines flight

All but one of the 239 people on the doomed Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 had probably been unconscious — incapacitated by the sudden depressurization of the Boeing 777 — and had no way of knowing they were on an hours-long, meandering path to their deaths.<p>Along that path, a panel of aviation …

Airplanes

Late-night dust storm hits Delhi, schools partially closed Tuesday after Met alert

A high-velocity dust storm hit parts of north India on Monday night with a wind speed of up to 70 kilometres per hour, the Met office said adding the …

IPL 2018: Loss vs KKR a slap in the face for Chennai Super Kings, says Stephen Fleming

Terming Thursday’s six-wicket loss as a “slap in the face”, Chennai Super Kings’ (CSK) coach Stephen Fleming said fielding was one of the reasons why …

Trevor Noah 'officially fires' Michelle Wolf from 'The Daily Show' after her White House Correspondents' Dinner speech

Host Trevor Noah "officially fired" Michelle Wolf from <i>The</i> <i>Daily Show</i> last night after her controversial White House Correspondents' Dinner speech …

How to speak puppy: a visual guide to doggy body language

From tail height and posture to pricked ears and eye contact, vet and clinical animal behaviourist Kendal Shepherd reveals what your dog is trying to tell you

Public Speaking

Indian Prime Minister 'authorised secret operation' to intercept runaway Dubai royal

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi reportedly gave the green light for a clandestine operation to intercept a yacht carrying a runaway Dubai royal.<p>Princess Latifa Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum was detained by naval commandos and handed over to United Arab Emirates officials after her boat was …

10 Times John Oliver Dropped Truth Bombs About India Made Us Feel Super Existential

Ever since HBO blessed us with the profound wisdom of John Oliver, every week has been a hilarious minefield of exploding truth-bombs. Not only is …

India

How a reunion with birth parents led to incest and murder-suicide

DOVER, N.Y. — What started out as a joyful reunion of a young woman with her birth parents soon turned sour, then shocking, and finally deadly.<p>A …

Empathy

India's blockbuster cricket league is beginning to rival even English soccer

The latest edition of the Indian Premier League — a 48-day annual cricket tournament that showcases top talent from across the world — has some huge …

To criticise, one has to research and find proper facts, what happens instead is allegations: PM Modi in UK

During an interaction with the Indian diaspora in London, PM Modi said that it was essential for a democracy to have ‘constructive criticism’. He …

India

Hundreds moved to camp in Kashmir’s Uri as ceasefire violations by Pakistan go up

Hundreds of people living in the border areas in Uri of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district were shifted to a camp after intermittent firing by the …

Justin Trudeau India Visit: Terrorism a Threat for Both India and Canada, Says PM Narendra Modi

PM Modi not receiving Trudeau at the airport, a courtesy he extended to some world leaders in the past, had triggered speculation in Canada that it …

Rahul Gandhi Meets Justin Trudeau, Discusses Jobs, New Technologies

Issues pertaining to economic development and new technologies were also discussed during the around 40-minute meeting, sources said.<p><b>New Delhi:</b> …

Week After PNB Fraud, PM Modi Says 'Will Not Tolerate Loot of Public Money'

Without naming either the alleged kingpin of the fraud, billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi, or Punjab National Bank, the Prime Minister said the …

Attack on Chief Secretary: As Kejriwal meets LG, BJP calls him 'dictatorially elected president' of Pvt Ltd Company

Delhi's LG Anil Baijal met Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday over the alleged assault on Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash.<p>Taking to Twitter, the …

PM Modi draws the line for Canada’s Justin Trudeau: No tolerance for threat to unity

Trudeau described the meeting as “productive”, and called India a “natural partner” and a “trusted friend” on economic cooperation. In his remarks, …

Trump Jr. 'loves' Indian media covering his business visit

NEW DELHI (AP) — The U.S. president's son heaped praise on the Indian media and complained of coverage at home, as he neared the end of a whirlwind …

Donald Trump

120 years of PNB: Born in Lahore, raised in India, undone by Nirav Modi

Like many from the post-Partition generation of the Indian subcontinent, the Punjab National Bank (PNB) has been a survivor. Seventy years after independence, the bank is just about afloat, weighed down by its bad loans and buoyed by a string of bailouts.<p>Born of India’s freedom struggle, PNB was …

India

Post-Budget, Narendra Modi government chalks out key targets for 2019, aims to capture hinterland votes

<b>New Delhi:</b> The NDA regime is preparing a blueprint to offer people universal access to social and economic services, which is expected to be pitched …

India

Come 2019, Who Will be India’s PM? The Answer May Not be Modi

<i>(Rajesh Jain is a technology entrepreneur who was involved in Narendra Modi’s 2014 Lok Sabha election campaign. This article was first published on</i></i> …

U.S. took ‘hostile step’ by publishing list of Russians as part of sanctions, Putin says | The Star

Russia hawks in Congress had pushed the administration to include certain names, while Russian businessmen hired lobbyists to keep them off.<p>In the …

Asia’s newest love story: Modi and ASEAN are lost in each other’s eyes

Leaders of the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) are chief guests at India’s Republic Day celebrations in New Delhi today (Jan. 26). Prime minister Narendra Modi hopes the warmth of his embrace will win him friends in a region dominated by China.<p>But even before this outreach, Modi has …

India

The final act of the Syrian bloodbath

The euphoric hopes of 2011’s Arab Spring soon collapsed into a long winter of blood and devastation. From the Middle East through much of North …

Middle East

Botswana fires back over 'shithole' comment

The government of Botswana has fired back at President Donald Trump over his comments calling African nations and others “shithole” countries and is calling on other nations to condemn his remarks as well.<p>“The Government of Botswana is wondering why President Trump must use this descriptor and …

North Korea Plans to Defeat the U.S. Army in a War. Here's How.

Normal military doctrine says that an attacker should outnumber the defender by at least three to one at the point of attack.<p>But since when is North …

1.5 Million Dead: This Is What Would Happen If America Nuked North Korea's Capitol

North Korea is the most difficult of targets for the U.S. intelligence community to unearth. Intelligence collection and analysis is an incredibly …

North Korea

“Where birds don’t lay eggs”: How “shithole countries” was translated

Donald Trump referred to Haiti and African nations as “shithole countries” during a meeting on immigration Thursday (Jan. 11) with Republican and Democratic lawmakers in the Oval Office. According to several people at the briefing, Trump said, “Why are we having all these people from shithole …

Donald Trump

How Myanmar fits into China’s global power ambitions

As the Myanmar government’s violent policy towards its Rohingya Muslims drew increasing international condemnation in 2016, the country’s sometime icon of democracy, Aung San Suu Kyi, declined to speak out for the persecuted minority. And in her attempts to protect Myanmar from renewed isolation, …

China