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Clinton seeks release of emails to public
Washington: Hillary Clinton, at the centre of an email controversy, on Thursday broke her silence over using her personal mail account while she was serving as the US Secretary of State and sought the release of emails to public. The controversy over using her personal email account while conducting official businesses escalated, with the White House saying "very specific guidance" were...
Pak describes Jaishankar's visit as ice breaker   
Islamabad: Pakistan on Thursday described as an "ice breaker" the visit of Indian Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar to Islamabad that ended a seven-month deadlock in high level talks.India had cancelled talks with Pakistan in August last year because the Pakistani high commissioner met Kashmiri separatist leaders in New Delhi.Jaishankar held talks with his Pakistani counterpart Aizaz...
Activists oppose ban on 'India's Daughter'   
Women activists strongly opposed the blanket ban on a BBC documentary titled "India's Daughter" on the December 16, 2012 gang rape of a young woman in Delhi, arguing that the "knee-jerk" reaction constitutes an attack on freedom of expression."I have seen the documentary. It is powerful and moving. It does not sensationalize anything," CPI-M politburo member and...
BBC documentary on rapist put on YouTube   
New Delhi: A controversial BBC documentary featuring one of the December 16, 2012 gang rape convicts has been uploaded on video sharing website YouTube by an individual.However, the BBC site says "BBC iPlayer TV programmes are available to play in the UK only".The home ministry on Wednesday said orders were obtained from court to restrain the broadcast of the documentary.The documentary...
Espionage: Judicial custody of accused extended   
New Delhi: A Delhi court on Thursday extended till March 19 the judicial custody of six accused including five corporate executives, who were arrested in connection with the Petroleum Ministry documents-leak case. These six accused were produced before Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Sanjay Khanagwal after the expiry of their judicial custody and the court extended the same by two weeks after the...
Blast kills top al Qaeda commander, three others   06 March, 2015
President, PM greet nation on Holi   05 March, 2015
BBC broadcast: Govt says action will be taken   05 March, 2015
47 villagers killed in Nigeria Boko Haram attack   06 March, 2015
Human shield to protect Hindus celebrating Holi   06 March, 2015
N-deal possible if sanctions lifted 'all at once': Iran   06 March, 2015
Government serves legal notice to BBC   05 March, 2015
BBC has hurt India's pride: Rape victim's family   05 March, 2015
Policeman not to face charges in black youth's death   05 March, 2015
Japan, China to hold first security talks in four years   05 March, 2015
Modi slams opposition for blocking passage of Land Bill   05 March, 2015
PMO among top RTI 'rejecters': report   04 March, 2015
Love thy neighbour   27 February, 2015
'Ban conversions or allow ghar wapsi: Togadia to govt   04 March, 2015
One year on, mystery fuelling conspiracy theories   05 March, 2015
'Yadav, Bhushan were ready to quit but got sacked'   05 March, 2015
Modi to woo Indian Ocean nations to offset China sway   05 March, 2015
IAF fighter crashes in Haryana, pilot injured   05 March, 2015
US ambassador to S. Korea slashed in face by assailant   05 March, 2015
Thirty-three miners die after pit blast   05 March, 2015
UAE advises citizens against travelling to India   05 March, 2015
Home minister to investigate rape documentary   05 March, 2015
Yogendra Yadav removed from PAC   04 March, 2015
Canada-based NRI threatens to kill Hazare   04 March, 2015
Insurance Bill passed by Lok Sabha   04 March, 2015
Civil services is facing a shortage of over 1600 officers: Gov   04 March, 2015
China's defence budget growth to be slower this year   04 March, 2015
Govt to bar broadcast of interview of gangrape convict   04 March, 2015
Can't wait to innovate   28 February, 2015
Kejriwal offers to quit as national convenor   04 March, 2015
Modi distances govt from Sayeed's remarks   03 March, 2015
Convict interview violates programming code: I&B min   04 March, 2015
HC allows accused to recall some witnesses   04 March, 2015
Rajya Sabha amends note on President's speech   03 March, 2015
Court order restrains airing of convict interview   04 March, 2015
Netanyahu's speech draws rebuke from Obama   04 March, 2015
Full treatment   28 February, 2015
Modi seeks opposition cooperation   03 March, 2015
Nepal tells Mount Everest litterbugs to take out the trash   04 March, 2015
After protests over Sayeed comments, LS sees peace   03 March, 2015
'Jihadi John' denies being extremist on recording   03 March, 2015
India raises concerns on cross border terror with Pak   03 March, 2015
Global warning   28 February, 2015
Missing Gs mystery stroll   28 February, 2015
Tough terrain   28 February, 2015
Going great guns!   28 February, 2015
Iraqi forces recapture IS-held town   03 March, 2015
Jaishankar meets Pakistani counterpart   03 March, 2015
China successful in reducing corruption: Daily   03 March, 2015
PM asks BJP MPs to make people aware of budget   03 March, 2015
Nemtsov killing sign of worsening climate in Russia: Obama   03 March, 2015
Govt to launch Kathmandu-Varanasi bus service   03 March, 2015
Obama aide urges Congress not to impose sanctions   03 March, 2015
Court: Can't ask Salman to produce document   03 March, 2015
India widens oil leaks probe to defence ministry   03 March, 2015
Govt does not endorse Mufti's statement on J&K polls: Rajnath   03 March, 2015
BJP-led govt trying to 'radically alter' 2013 Land Act: FM   03 March, 2015
Off the records   28 February, 2015
Netanyahu and Obama spar over Iran nuclear deal   03 March, 2015
Jaishankar in Bangladesh on SAARC yatra   02 March, 2015
Furore in RS over Mufti's comments   02 March, 2015
Dayanidhi Maran moves bail plea   02 March, 2015
Foreign secretaries to meet in Islamabad   03 March, 2015
Yogendra, Bhushan may face action in national executive   03 March, 2015
Prime suspect arrested in blogger's murder   02 March, 2015
Australians banned from travelling to Mosul   02 March, 2015
Court frames defamation charge against Jagdish Tytler   02 March, 2015
8 dead in door-to-door shooting spree   28 February, 2015
Iraq launches offensive to recapture Tikrit   02 March, 2015
Rajnath dissociates govt, BJP from Mufti's remark   02 March, 2015
661 MPs have adopted villages for development: Govt   02 March, 2015
Nasheed supporters arrested during rally   28 February, 2015
CBSE exams commence from Monday   02 March, 2015
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