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27 May, 2017 6:01 AM View: BJP's Dalit outreach under threat

Generate Enquiries for your Business by Listing on There is a long way to go before Uttar Pradesh can become Uttam Pradesh, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised after his party's massive victory in the assembly elections. The caste violence in Saharanpur and the gang rape and murder on a highway near Bulandshahr have followed the depredations 17

27 May, 2017 2:39 AM Egypt hits jihadists after attack on Christians kills 29

MINYA: Egyptian fighter jets carried out strikes on Friday directed at camps in Libya which Cairo says have been training militants who killed dozens of Christians earlier in the day. President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said he had ordered strikes against what he called terrorist camps, declaring in a televised address that states that sponsored terrorism 24

27 May, 2017 1:10 AM Sonia hosts lunch for a (dis)united Oppn

A luncheon meeting of 17 opposition parties hosted by Congress president Sonia Gandhi in Parliament here on Friday offered support to the NDA nominee for the forthcoming presidential elections, if the ruling combination agreed to a candidate with integrity and the one who "steadfastly defends the Constitutional values of the Republic". However, the lack of Opposition 17

27 May, 2017 12:23 AM Egypt launches air strikes on Libya terror camps after gunmen attacked bus of Coptic Christians

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said he had ordered strikes against what he called terrorist camps, declaring in a televised address that states that sponsored terrorism would be punished. The sources said six strikes took place near Derna in eastern Libya at around sundown, hours after masked gunmen attacked a group of Coptic Christians travelling 20

26 May, 2017 5:58 PM Opposition waits for NDA to make its move

To field nominee for presidential poll if govt. does not name secular candidate In a show of strength, leaders of 17 opposition parties came together on Friday — the third anniversary of the BJP-led NDA government — to announce their decision to collectively take on the ruling dispensation in the next general elections. Simultaneously, they said if the government 66

26 May, 2017 3:50 PM Anish wins rapid fire pistol bronze

Anish clinched the rapid fire pistol bronze in the 27th Meeting of Shooting Hopes international competition here on Friday. After shooting 283 at the halfway stage, Anish came up with a better fare and shot 287 in the second stage to make the final. He did well to pull past Matej Rampula of the Czech Republic, the qualification topper who had shot 577, by winning 13

26 May, 2017 3:50 PM Floods, Landslides Kill At Least 91 In Sri Lanka; Over 100 Missing

Colombo: Flooding and landslides killed at least 91 people and left another 110 missing in Sri Lanka as the monsoon set in Friday, dumping record rainfalls in many parts of the island, authorities said. About 20,000 people were also driven out of their homes in the south and western parts of the country, the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) said. "There 15

26 May, 2017 6:12 AM Never Promised Zero-Crime, Says UP Minister After Murder-Rape On Highway

"Itna bada pradesh hai, humne zero crime ki baat kabhi nahi ki (it is such a big state, we never promised zero crime)," Suresh Khanna said, confronting questions about the crime that marks the new BJP government's first big challenge in maintaining law and order. New Delhi: Hours after a horrifying incident involving the murder of a man and the alleged 21

26 May, 2017 5:04 AM Lawyer says Kushner willing to cooperate with investigators

WASHINGTON - The Democratic Party's chance to win back the House of Representatives next year, considered a long-shot only a short while ago, is soaring thanks to a crack recruiter: President Donald Trump. Trump is energizing Democrats and demoralizing Republicans. The 2018 congressional elections are almost a year-and-a-half away, but Democrats are upbeat 24

26 May, 2017 2:16 AM Added vigour for ABC campaign

After man’s killing by stray dogs, Kudumbasree entrusted with drive at Karumkulam Nineteen stray dogs were caught in Karumkulam grama panchayat on Thursday as part of a two-week drive under the aegis of the Kudumbasree District Mission. The drive comes in the wake of the death of a 48-year-old fisherman at Pulluvila in the panchayat after being mauled 1