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Regional

Talks fail to resolve boundary dispute between Assam,Nagaland

Guwahati: In the event of failure of political talks mediated by the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to find a solution to the vexed boundary dispute between Assam and Nagaland, the state governments of Assam and Nagaland have agreed to abide by whatever directives given by the Supreme Court to resolve the dispute. In [Full Article...]

National

Modi targets babus in austerity drive

New appointments freezed lNo 1st class air travel, meetings in 5-star hotels for bureaucrats New Delhi: Unveiling an austerity drive to trim fiscal deficit, the government has banned first class air travel for bureaucrats, meetings in five-star hotels and purchase of cars while freezing new appointments. The measures that are aimed at cutting non-plan [Full Article...]

International

Nearly 200 people buried in massive landslide in Lanka

Colombo: Nearly 200 people were feared to have been buried alive in Sri Lanka after a devatating landslide triggered by rains destroyed the homes of mostly Indian-origin plantation workers, as heavy machinery was deployed today in the rescue operations involving the army. The landslide struck on Wednesday and wiped out 120 workers’ homes at [Full Article...]

Sports

Kerala down Pune FC, register first ISL win

Pune: Overcoming a one-goal deficit, Kerala Blasters FC edged past FC Pune City 2-1 to register their first win in the Hero ISL at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex Stadium, here on Thursday. French International David Trezeguet gave the hosts an early lead with his 15th minute strike to bring the home fans [Full Article...]

Editorial

  • Arms and Afghanistan

    India has failed to deliver long-promised military aid to Afghanistan and the new Afghan President, Ashraf Ghani has told New Delhi that he would reexamine his predecessor Hamid Karzai’s request for its assistance. Ghani’s decision has been conveyed to the Ministry of External Affairs in the new Indian government. Obviously, Ghani believes that the outreach to India would poison his country’s relationship with Pakistan without any benefit to Kabul. New Delhi was supposed to have finalized its plans to pay Russian firms to provide Afghan armed forces with small [Full Article...]