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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

Fadnavis sworn in as first BJP CM of Maha, Uddhav shows up

Mumbai:Devendra Fadnavis was on Friday sworn in as Chief Minister of the first BJP government in Maharashtra at a grand ceremony where Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray made a last-minute appearance, raising the possibility of a rapprochement between the saffron parties. 44-year-old Fadnavis, a third time MLA and the second Brahmin to occupy the [Full Article...]

International

Myanmar may amend constitution barring Suu Kyi from presidency

Naypyidaw: Myanmar’s parliament will consider amending the country’s constitution – which currently bars opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi from becoming president – ahead of elections next year, an official said on Friday. “They agreed to discuss the issue of amending the constitution in parliament, according to the law,” presidential spokesman Ye Htut told [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...]