Gogoi urges Modi to raise Brahmaputra dam issue with Xi

GUWAHATI: The reports about China constructing mega dams on the mainstream of Brahmaputra River in Tibet area have been a major concern for Assam and the rest of the Northeastern region given that the river is the main channel for the entire region and determines its life and ecology. So, taking advantage of the [Full Article...]


Modi talks tough with Xi on border row

Chinese troops begin withdrawing from Ladakh NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi pushed China’s president Xi Jinping for an early resolution to their festering border dispute on Thursday, robust comments that overshadowed a Chinese pledge of $20 billion in investments and support for India’s greater role in the United Nations Security Council. Modi’s comments, [Full Article...]


Scotland votes on independence from Britain

Edinburgh: Scotland voted on Thursday in an independence referendum that could break up the centuries-old United Kingdom and create Europe’s newest state since the collapse of Yugoslavia. Some 97 per cent of eligible Scots — nearly 4.3 million people — have registered to vote, underscoring the passions that the historic decision has ignited across [Full Article...]


Kings XI score 5-wkt win over Hobart Hurricanes

Mohali: A cracking knock from Glenn Maxwell helped Kings XI Punjab overcome a poor start to their chase and win the battle of first-timers against Hobart Hurricanes by five wickets in the Champions League T20 here on Thursday. Kings were reduced to 51 for four in the chase of 145 before Maxwell hammered 43 [Full Article...]


  • BJP-Shiv Sena differences

    The BJP and its coalition partner at the Centre, the Shiv Sena, have fallen out over seat-sharing in the coming Maharashtra Assembly elections. The Sena demands 150 seats and has rejected the BJP’s demand to contest 135 seats. The BJP of course rules supreme at the Centre with a massive majority. But it has lost Gopinath Munde recently. He was the obvious candidate for the office of Chief Minister in Maharashtra. The situation has changed since the days when Bal Thackeray was returned unopposed from Matoshree. He was looked [Full Article...]