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19 September, 2017 7:35 PM Mumbai rains: Traffic affected in some areas; schools to be shut on Wednesday

Bouts of heavy rain lashed the city on Tuesday, causing water-logging in some areas and leading to traffic snarls on arterial roads. Flight operations at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) were shut between 6.49pm and 7.16pm due to low visibility in the evening, and seven flights were diverted. Heavy rains began about 1pm, and within 51

19 September, 2017 4:43 AM India Seeks Probe Into Nuke Proliferation Links Between Pak, North Korea

India has today asked for investigations into North Korea's nuclear proliferation linkages and said those responsible for it must be held responsible, in a veiled reference to Pakistan. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj made the assertion during her trilateral meeting with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and her Japanese counterpart Taro Kono on Monday 27

16 September, 2017 3:38 PM Singapore Air eyes ‘fly-cruise’ travellers

Malaysia, Thailand are among popular destinations for Indians seeking to experience a sea voyage As more young Indians take to global travel, Singapore Airlines, Southeast Asia’s biggest carrier, is planning to cash in on a growing demand in the fly-cruise market to take travellers to exotic locations or take ship rides through rivers and oceans for adventure 43

16 September, 2017 4:43 AM Oppose 'Third Party', Says China on India-Japan's Northeast Plan

Japan PM Shinzo Abe's visit came days after India and China agreed to end the longest and most serious military confrontation in Doklam, near Sikkim. New Delhi: Reacting to Japan's plan to step up investments in the northeastern states in India, China said it was against the involvement of a "third party" in the region where it has boundary disputes 33

14 September, 2017 12:23 PM Regional Countries Should Have Partnerships Not Alliances: China

Beijing: China today hoped that the growing ties between India and Japan would be conducive to the peace and stability and insisted that the countries in the region should work for partnership instead of forming an alliance. The comments by the Chinese Foreign Ministry came as New Delhi and Tokyo sought to firm up their close ties during Japanese Prime 45

14 September, 2017 6:10 AM Modi, Abe inaugurate India's first high-speed rail project

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on Thursday laid the foundation stone of the ambitious Rs 1.08 lakh crore ($17 billion) Ahmedabad-Mumbai high-speed rail project. Total cost of the project is expected to be around 1.1 lakh crore. The 508 km high-speed rail link to Mumbai is seen as a centrepiece of PM Modi's efforts 47

14 September, 2017 3:19 AM Height of running: Choukse covers 114 kms in 16 hrs to cover two Ladakh marathons in two days

NAGPUR: There's no dearth of inspiring athletes in the city. Some run small distances, some full marathons and some compete in the Ironman athletic contests. However, there aren't many ultra-marathoners in the region - those who are up for the challenge of above 50km races. Atul Choukse has filled the void. The Chhindwara-born Choukse, who is based in the city since 23

12 September, 2017 7:57 AM Why more Rohingyas could be living outside Myanmar as refugees than in the country after Rakhine violence

The Rohingya crisis in Myanmar is worsening every day and the United Nations Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein has now raised concerns that the violence against Rohingyas is a "textbook example of ethnic cleansing". Since violence broke out in the Rakhine province of Myanmar on August 25, 3.13 lakh Rohingyas have crossed the border 58

10 September, 2017 11:28 AM Indian Navy’s all-woman team sets sail from Goa to circumnavigate globe

The six-member crew will circumnavigate the globe on India-built sail boat INSV Tarini, which is being skippered by Lt. Commander Vartika Joshi. Hailing the all-woman crew on a global circumnavigation trip as “great, inspired and well- motivated”, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on September 10 said that the event was a “historic occasion for India 47

9 September, 2017 2:47 AM Death toll rises to 61 in powerful Mexico earthquake

MEXICO CITY: One of the most powerful earthquakes ever recorded in Mexico struck off the country's southern coast, toppling hundreds of buildings and sending panicked people fleeing into the streets in the middle of the night. At least 61 people were reported dead. The quake that hit minutes before midnight Thursday was strong enough to cause buildings 60