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06:57 PM IST May 28, 2015

Bihar polls: Jitan Manjhi meets Modi; asserts he is opposed to Nitish

Former Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Wednesday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi, further fuelling speculation on a possible tie-up with BJP when he said he will be with a formation that is opposed to incumbent Nitish Kumar post-assembly polls.

06:55 PM IST May 28, 2015

Hurriyat welcomes revocation of AFSPA from Tripura

Hurriyat Conference led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has welcomed the Tripura government's decision to withdraw Armed Forces Special Powers Act from the state, and said it should serve as an "eye opener" for the Jammu and Kashmir government too.

06:03 PM IST May 28, 2015

First meeting of Joint Parliament Panel on Land Bill on Friday

The first meeting of the Joint Committee of Parliament, which will go into provisions of the controversial Land acquisition Bill, will be held on Friday.

06:03 PM IST May 28, 2015

Rahul Gandhi to visit West Bengal on June 6

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will pay a one-day visit to West Bengal on June 6 in a bid to rejuvenate his party in the state during which he is scheduled to undertake a padayatra and address party workers.

05:31 PM IST May 28, 2015

Modi, Hasina to inaugurate Kamalasagar border 'haat'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bangladesh premier Sheikh Hasina will jointly inaugurate a border 'haat' (market) at Kamalasagar in Tripura's Sipahijala district, which borders Brahmanbaria district of Bangladesh.

04:16 PM IST May 28, 2015

MEA denies President's visit under threat, refuses to comment on Bofors scam

In an interview to Nyheter, the President had reportedly said that Bofors scam was a media trial that could not be proven in any Indian court.

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  • May 28, 2015, 7:49 pm

    Arvind Kejriwal mobilises political support in fight with Centre

  • May 28, 2015, 7:55 pm

    Gujjar agitation: 4,500 paramilitary troopers sent to Rajasthan

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07:14 PM IST May 28, 2015

CBSE 10th results: Delhi witnesses decline in pass percentage

Delhi region continues to witness a decline in overall pass percentage of students taking CBSE Class X examinations, with 96.29% emerging successful this year. Last year, the pass percentage was 98.31 while in 2013 it was 98.40.

07:14 PM IST May 28, 2015

4,500 paramilitary personnel rushed to Rajasthan as agitation by Gujjar leaders intensifies

The paramilitary personnel, drawn mostly from CRPF and BSF, are being sent from different parts of the country.

06:27 PM IST May 28, 2015

Leave cancelled for doctors as heatwave kills 1,400

Authorities have cancelled doctors' leave and advised people not to head outside in the middle of the day to avoid the worst of the heat. However for many Indians, staying indoors is not an option.

06:11 PM IST May 28, 2015

Narendra Modi to perform yoga at mass public event

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will perform yoga at a public event in June, part of his international drive to increase participation in the ancient Indian discipline.

04:10 PM IST May 28, 2015

Government to award Rs 3.5 lakh crore worth road projects in 6 months: Nitin Gadkari

To propel economic growth, the government has set an ambitious target of awarding highway projects worth Rs 3.5 lakh crore in next six months besides creation of 25 lakh jobs in the shipping, road, transport and highways sector, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Thursday.

03:53 PM IST May 28, 2015

Arun Jaitley holds talks with farmers' representatives on Land Bill

Battling strident opposition on the land bill, Government on Thursday held interaction with farmers' representatives from various states to address their "misgivings" on various issues and take their concerns on board.

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  • May 28, 2015, 4:25 pm

    Manabi Bandopadhyay set to become India's first transgender principal

  • May 28, 2015, 11:44 am

    14,000 buildings in Mumbai require urgent repairs: BMC

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Sports
06:52 PM IST May 28, 2015

The man who exposed FIFA corruption - Michael Garcia

It took an American, from a land where football is called soccer, to expose what is not surprising to those who rather think "why it took so long".

05:32 PM IST May 28, 2015

Abhinav Bindra wins India's fourth shooting quota for 2016 Rio Olympics

Bindra finished sixth in the 10 m Rifle event at the ISSF World Cup in Munich with a score of 122.4.

04:49 PM IST May 28, 2015

FIFA Corruption Timeline: From corruption since 1991 to arrests in 2015

Arrests, corruption and extradition are terms you don't associate with sport; but such has been the turmoil facing FIFA that those are exactly the things happening since 1991.

04:48 PM IST May 28, 2015

Saina Nehwal is lone Indian to advance at Australian Open

Saina notched up a hard-fought three-game win over Sun Yu to emerge as the lone Indian survivor in Australian Open badminton tournament on Thursday.

07:52 PM IST May 28, 2015

Nadal dismisses Almagro to reach round three in Paris

Rafa Nadal got his usual confidence boost from Nicolas Almagro at Roland Garros, reaching the third round with a 6-4 6-3 6-1 victory -- his fourth without dropping a set against his Spanish compatriot.

07:22 PM IST May 28, 2015

2022 World Cup host Qatar stays silent on FIFA probes

Qatar is keeping quiet about the American and Swiss raids that have rocked FIFA and thrown another unwelcome spotlight on the tiny Gulf nation's hosting of the 2022 World Cup.

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  • May 28, 2015, 8:00 pm

    Serena Williams survives scare to reach French Open third round

  • May 28, 2015, 7:56 pm

    UEFA members to back Jordan's Prince Ali as FIFA president: Michel Platini

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03:05 PM IST May 28, 2015

Google I/O 2015: Here is what all new Google could announce today

The two-day annual Google I/O conference will be held in San Francisco and starts at 10 tonight (IST).

01:22 PM IST May 28, 2015

Lenovo Cast: A new Google Chromecast challenger unveiled; priced at $49

Lenovo's first media streaming device gives users the ability to share content by streaming it wirelessly from their personal screen devices to a big screen TV.

09:28 AM IST May 28, 2015

A new glitch causing iPhones to mysteriously shut down. Here's how you can prevent this problem

Apple says it's aware of the problem and is working on a fix. But some pranksters are sharing information about the glitch on social media and using it to crash other peoples' phones.

04:41 PM IST May 28, 2015

Lenovo's Magic View: Meet the world's first smartwatch with two displays

A concept smartwatch, the Lenovo Magic View, sports a main display and a second virtual interactive display.

10:24 AM IST May 28, 2015

Photos: China's richest man's son gifts 2 gold Apple watches to his pet dog

The son of China's richest man has bought two gold Apple watches for his pet dog and posted pictures of the Siberian Husky wearing the expensive gifts on its front legs, courting controversy.

03:21 PM IST May 27, 2015

Are you an adventurer? This 5-in-1 gadget in your backpack could be of great help

Whether you are hiking or cycling, navigating or camping, Fogo serves as an all-in-one device that could fit in your travel kit and function as a digital Swiss army knife.

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