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Regional

Sepoy mutiny in Assam

Protest sends Rail services out of gear Guwahati: A long and unusual protest march resorted to by over 200 Special Police Officers (SPOs) in Assam along the railway track from Maibong in Dima Hasao hill district to Guwahati demanding fulfillment of their various demands sent railway services totally out of gear on Saturday. An [Full Article...]

National

50 more Chinese soldiers enter Chumar

LEH/NEW DELHI: The stand-off in Chumar region in Ladakh worsened on Saturday after a second intrusion by Chinese army personnel in two days was reported at another point after they had withdrawn from the same area. Around 50 personnel of People’s Liberation Army (PLA) arrived in nine vehicles at Point 30R and they were [Full Article...]

International

Iran has ‘role’ in fighting IS militants: Kerry

UNITED NATIONS: Washington’s arch-foe Iran has a role to play in tackling Islamic State militants who have overrun large swathes of territory in Iraq and Syria, US secretary of state John Kerry said. Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said this week that his government had rejected a request from the United States for [Full Article...]

Sports

Mithali retains top, Jhulan drops in ICC rankings

Dubai:India’s Mithali Raj maintained her position on top the women batters while Jhulan Goswami dropped a place to 4th among the bowlers in the latest One-Day International rankings released by the ICC on Saturday. Mithali retained her spot with 735 points while her compatriot Harmanpreet Kaur also stayed at 6th with 640 points.Jhulan dropped [Full Article...]

Editorial

  • Hema Malini’s attack

    HEMA Malini who won her seat in the Lok Sabha from Mathura unaccountably trained her guns on widows from West Bengal and Bihar crowding Vrindaban which is part of her constituency. Widows in Vrindaban live in absolute hell. Several poor widows live in Mathura and Varanasi as well. They have been there for years as they are cast out of society. The sweaty gloom of their lives has been described in the film, ‘Water’. Presumably Hema Malini has seen it. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that he is [Full Article...]