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Thousands of people and lion mascots swarmed the weekend opening of a “Make in India” drive to attract foreign direct investment, pitched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as “the biggest brand that India has ever created”. The week-long event, the boldest since PM Modi launched the initiative to emulate China’s export miracle back in 2014, Continue Reading..






Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal speaks to NDTV as AAP government completes one year in office. Here are the highlights of the interview: Our achievement is that most of the promises that we made in our manifesto, many have been fulfilled and many are being worked upon. What we had said, we have delivered. You Continue Reading..






Ranchi: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni admitted that he is aware of the lack of batting chances for Yuvraj Singh but said bringing him up the order is “slightly difficult” given the extraordinary record of top-four batsmen. In a series levelling win against Sri Lanka here Friday night in the second T20 International, Dhoni experimented with the batting Continue Reading..






Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Francois Hollande will hold talks in Delhi today. It seems unlikely that the 60,000 crore Rafale jet deal will be sealed, but the two leaders are expected to send out a strong message on terror. The French President is the chief guest for the Republic Day celebration on Continue Reading..






LONDON:  Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today said India has given fresh leads relating to the Pathankot terror attack and his country is verifying the facts to bring the perpetrators to justice. “I have received fresh leads from India on the Pathankot attack and we will look and examine those evidences given by India. We could Continue Reading..






LUCKNOW:  About 25 years after the incident, Samajwadi Party Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Sunday said he “felt sad” for ordering firing on ‘karsewaks’ in Ayodhya in 1990 but it was necessary to save the religious place. Mr Yadav, who was the then Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, had ordered firing on karsewaks in Ayodhya in Continue Reading..






HYDERABAD:  The man directly in the firing line of students and teachers protesting Rohith Vemula’s suicide at the Hyderabad Central University has stepped aside. But in what could invite more protests, he has been replaced by the professor who led the panel to decide on the punishment for the Dalit research scholar and his fellow students. Continue Reading..






KOTA, MADHYA PRADESH:  Shivdutt Singh left his tiny village of wheat and barley farmers last summer with a dream of becoming the first doctor in his family. Singh, 20, traveled more than 300 miles from the village of Kolari to Kota, a buzzing city in the northern Indian state of Rajasthan where students from all over Continue Reading..






When Brooke gave birth, she wasn’t able to hold her newborn daughter against her, or feel the baby’s tiny chest rise and fall as it issued its first, tremendous wail. She got only a brief glimpse of Anna before the baby was whisked away into surgery. What she saw was disquieting: Anna’s intestines protruded outside Continue Reading..






The Washington region shut down Friday as a winter storm of history-making magnitude that may paralyze the area for days swept in with the prospect that it would last for 36 hours and leave more than two feet of snow in some places. As night fell, most streets were deserted, restaurants were dark, and downtown Continue Reading..