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Light to moderate rains in isolated places of Rajasthan Open in new window
Source Icon CNN-IBN
Light to moderate rains were witnessed in isolated parts of Rajasthan with Kanwas in Kota district receiving a maximum 10 cm of rainfall, even as Southwest monsoon weakened further in the state, Met department said on Monday.

Cong questions RSS definition of 'Hindu' Open in new window
Source Icon The Telegraph
New Delhi, Aug. 18: The Congress today objected to RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's claim that Hindutva defines the cultural identity of all Indians and argued that religious fundamentalists had been emboldened by the advent of the Narendra Modi government.

Raiders of the cash pot Open in new window
Source Icon The Telegraph
Mumbai, Aug. 18: Dharmendra Bansode has seen five men in his extended family physically disabled by accidents during the Dahi Handi festival. Two of them, in their sixties, are near-destitute.

Kejriwal dissent cloud on revival Open in new window
Source Icon The Telegraph
New Delhi, Aug. 18: Arvind Kejriwal's alleged dictatorial attitude is being flagged unceasingly by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) rank and file, putting road blocks in the path of the party desperate to bounce back after the Lok Sabha poll drubbing.

JEE lessons for exam vernacular cry Open in new window
Source Icon The Telegraph
New Delhi, Aug. 18: The results of a recent experiment with the all-India engineering entrance test may come as a damper for the MPs clamouring for the civil services exam to be conducted in all the Indian languages.

Train crushes 19 at 'manned' crossing Open in new window
Source Icon The Telegraph
Sugauli (East Champaran), Aug. 18: An express train roaring down the tracks at 70kmph rammed into a packed auto-rickshaw that had passed through the open gates of a level crossing, killing at least 19 persons before juddering to a halt a little distance away.

Nurse cries rape at five-star hotel Open in new window
Source Icon The Telegraph
New Delhi, Aug. 18: A 28-year-old nurse tending to the ailing wife of one of the owners of a central Delhi five-star hotel was gang-raped in the complex by two helps employed by the businessman's family, police said.

Gogoi heckled at relief camp Open in new window
Source Icon The Telegraph
Uriamghat, Aug. 18: Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi beat a hasty retreat from a relief camp here today after angry inmates, who had fled their homes following violence on the Nagaland border, heckled him and stoned his convoy.

Speeding cars pose road threat to leopards Open in new window
Source Icon The Telegraph
Bangalore, Aug. 18: Speed has been taking a toll on one of the quicker athletes of the wild.

PILs, lawyers challenge collegium bills Open in new window
Source Icon The Telegraph
New Delhi, Aug. 18: Parliament's recent legislation on judges' appointments has drawn fire from legal experts, with two public interest pleas challenging the twin bills' constitutionality in the Supreme Court and many lawyers threatening similar petitions.

Govt must advertise jobs: SC Open in new window
Source Icon The Telegraph
New Delhi, Aug. 18: Any appointment to a government job made without the post being advertised in the media violates Articles 14 and 16 of the Constitution, the Supreme Court has ruled.

IIM Calcutta joins global club Open in new window
Source Icon The Telegraph
New Delhi, Aug. 18: The Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, today became the first IIM and the country's third B-school to join a global club recognised by the world's oldest accrediting agency for business institutes.

SC discipline leash on courts Open in new window
Source Icon The Telegraph
New Delhi, Aug. 18: The Supreme Court has ruled that courts should not interfere with punishments imposed by disciplinary authorities on delinquent employees unless such penalties were shockingly disproportionate or defied logic.

Eye on cable content Open in new window
Source Icon The Telegraph
New Delhi, Aug. 18: The government is planning to keep an eye on cable-linked content on channels and has asked all states to form panels at multiple levels to monitor cable networks.

Inside Sangh Parivar's drive to recruit Gen Next Open in new window
Source Icon Rediff
This doesn't mean the Sangh will do away with its trademark khakhi shorts, white shirt and black cap, or its core shakha-setup.

Worrying times for the Congress Open in new window
Source Icon Rediff
The Congress, notwithstanding its depleted bench strength, failed to corner the government on a range of crucial issues during the just-concluded Parliament session, says Kavita Chowdhury

Telangana shuts down for a headcount Open in new window
Source Icon Rediff
Life in Telangana is likely to come to a standstill on Tuesday, thanks to the state government's Intensive Household Survey. Not just the state-owned public transport buses, even private vehicles, will remain off the roads.

Afghan Sikh stowaways were trapped in container for 18 hours Open in new window
Source Icon Rediff
Sikh men, women and children found in a shipping container in Britain were fleeing persecution in Afghanistan and had been trapped in the airless compartment without food or water for 18 hours, their translator said on Monday.

100,000 elephants killed in Africa between 2010 and 2012 Open in new window
The Hindu
Poachers killed an estimated 100,000 elephants across Africa between 2010 and 2012, a huge spike in the continent?s death rate of the world?s largest mammals because of an increased demand for...

Growing unrest sets back Liberia's Ebola fight Open in new window
The Hindu
Authorities in Liberia are on the look out for 17 people who fled an Ebola medical centre over the weekend when it was attacked by looters who stole blood-stained sheets and mattresses and took th...

Israeli offensive cost Gaza billions: Palestinian official Open in new window
The Hindu
Urgent need to solve the problem of 2,50,000 displaced Palestinians

Resonating with the spirit of the metropolis Open in new window
The Hindu
It is only fitting that the ?Madras Song? presented by the Murugappa group, in association with The Hindu, to celebrate the 375th year of the city, was launched at Vivanta by Taj ? Con...

Foreign Media on PM's Move to Cancel Pakistan Talks Open in new window
NDTV
India called off planned talks with Pakistan on Monday after Pakistan's top diplomat in New Delhi met with separatist leaders from Kashmir in defiance of an Indian warning, officials here said.

India cancels talks with Pakistan Open in new window
Source Icon BBC - South Asia
India cancels a meeting with Pakistan, after Pakistan's envoy consults Kashmiri separatist leaders.

33-year-old gangraped in Kannauj, left tied naked to a tree Open in new window
Source Icon CNN-IBN
A 33-year-old woman was allegedly gangraped by three persons, one of them a schoolteacher, who later left her tied to a tree in naked condition, police said on Monday.



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