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Sex trafficking haunts Facebook, Whatsapp

Every 8 minutes, a girl goes missing in India.

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Ministry report busts pollution control myth

The Environment ministry reviewed some key Acts, rules and state laws dealing with environment.

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Nationalist babus discover saints in school

A meeting of top HRD Ministry officials last week decided to recognise the contribution of ancient scholars in the existing school curriculum.

PM Modi  wants to involve the public in cleaning the river.

3 years on, Modi’s Ganga still flows down and dirty

Worried about the slow pace of cleaning the Ganga, the PM wants to inform and involve the public in cleaning the river.

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Tourism sector eyes global audience

The Centre’s plan of creating theme-based national circuits will also help generate employment opportunities.

Anil Baijal with Arvind Kejriwal. (PTI| Shekhar Yadav)

Kejri-LG fight to break out in Chandni Chowk

Delhi 6 could soon be the new arena of confrontation between Raj Bhavan and Delhi CM following the long spell of calm after Najeeb Jung’s exit.

BJP chief Amit Shah (File | PTI)

BJP looks for Sikh face for Punjab

After its worst ever show in the recent Punjab Assembly elections, the BJP top brass is deliberating choosing a Sikh face to head its state unit.

M Venkaiah Naidu. (File Photo | PTI)

Perform & flourish, local bodies told

Centre to release funds worth Rs 17,428 crore after appraisal by chief secretaries

The government is not excited anymore to scout for Chinese help in  developing a high speed rail system

Niti Aayog asks Railways to go slow with Chinese help for rail projects

China’s attempt to sink in its might in many countries with rail and road projects through the BRI initiative appears to have dulled interests.

Ministry mulls UK-type law for granting bails

The Law Ministry is mulling a proposal wherein the prosecution agency will first prepare a Victim Impact Assessment report prior to granting bail.

Mounting task: Triumph and tragedy atop Everest

For adventure seekers, even fear of death can’t deter them from conquering the world’s highest peak and defy extreme conditions.

India Gate. (File photo | Reuters)

India's capital lacks empathy

When we talk about Delhi—the city we call our own—what is the first thing that comes to our mind?

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Killer week for India's capital

As per police data, Delhi records four murders every three days. In fact, till April 30 this year, the city has reported 158 cases.

Vehicles on Rajpath in New Delhi.(Photo | PTI)

Interview with Delhi's Mayors

After BJP’s third consecutive win in the Municipal Corporation polls, its new all-women mayor team is set to pump fresh blood into the system.

Justice  Gita Mittal

Now HC judges to get cases of their interest

Justice Gita Mittal sends letter to fellow judges indicating pendency of different categories of cases.

A brothel operator summoned a PCR van after the inebriated men in khaki created a ruckus in the kotha alarming the girls and customers.

Amorous expedition brings grief to drunken cops

A group of drunken cops on a night out to sample the dubious charms of GB Road attacked their brothers in khaki inside a brothel.

Students at a Delhi University college

Is Delhi University ready for 2017-18?

Shortage of hostels and teaching staff affecting studies is the story in DU colleges every year.      

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Bulls go bullish at Rs 7 lakh per head, owners blasé

Despite the huge amount, owners are not keen on selling the bulls owing to the status symbol assocated with the animals.

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Canine terror leaves Kerala government wary

The demand of mass culling of stray dogs that were ferocious and dangerous in nature has once again gained momentum in the State.

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Tango through traffic jams on two-wheeler taxis

App-based cabs such as Uber and Ola have positively changed the way people travel in Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram.

Male Mahadeshwara Swamy Temple in Chamarajanagar

Details of 36000 Karnataka temples on app soon

The Muzrai Department will soon put up details, including darshan timings of all its temples under it, in an app and website.

Poes Garden vendors missing Amma, hope for Thalaiva’s announcement

Poes Garden, the area that was abandoned by politicians and cadres after the arrest of Sasikala, has suddenly come alive in recent days.

Tired of corruption, couple bribes collector

A farm labourer’s son-in-law in TN sent an unusual mail and a money order for Rs 2,000 to the District Collector last week.

President of Tamil Nadu Congress Committee Thirunavukkarasar  speaking at an event. (File|EPS)

TNCC chief defers unit revamp as Chidambaram plays spoilsport

The organisational revamp of the Tamil Nadu unit proposed by Thirunavukkarasar appears to have been put on the backburner.

Students during a football trial

Delhi University sports quota becomes high-end

The DU sports quota has gone upmarket with the varsity introducing two super categories—golf and horse riding—in colleges.

The akhara in a martyr's memory

Saluting their martyred kin, their own way

A young social activist from Chandigarh has come up with ‘Ek Eent Shahid Ke Naam' (One Brick In the name of Martyr) project.

Thakali thali

Back to base with a Himalayan high

A major missing happened when Yeti, The Himalayan Kitchen, pulled shutters in 2015, as its lease term expired.

Dinesh B Singh

Rooting for classics that ruled the screen

On May 28, you get to time travel into the age of classics such as Vertigo (1958) and It’s a Wonderful Life (1946) that ruled the filmy air back then.

Pranshu Chatur Lal

Celebration set to sound and movement

On the surface, there is nothing common between Steve Jobs and Kathak danseuse Sangita Chatterjee, besides four little words.

Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam. | PTI File Photo

Rebels keep up hard talk, work on MGR centenary

The O Panneerselvam camp seems to be focusing on the birth centenary celebrations of party founder and former CM, MGR.

The fence cuts into the Indian territory right through farmers' fields

Tired of frisking, farmers want govt to buy their lands

Along the Indian side of the Indo-Pakistan border, around 21,000 acres have become a source of daily anxiety.

Around 4,000 candidates have been selected  for four IR battalions

Tribal battalions inducted to fight Maoists in Bastar

The Chhattisgarh government has raised four exclusive battalions of local youths, mostly tribals in Maharashtra districts.

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Law catches up with the mighty & corrupt in the Northeast

The NIA awarded life imprisonment to three Assam politicians for allegedly siphoning government funds.

Chandra Shekhar ‘Azad’, convenor of Bhim Sena|courtsey twitter

Rage, pain and the rising Ravana

A Dalit and his Bhim Sena takes on upper castes in UP and challenges the administration through violent protests.

The play Bandish 20: 20000HZ

Singing glories of their time

Hers is the opening show at the Aadyam theatre festival. Purva Naresh, writer of the play Bandish 20:  20000HZ, can feel the responsibility.

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