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Pakistan's Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) provinces' senior minister for irrigation and social welfare Sikandar Hayat Khan Sherpao has warned Pakistan saying it is heading towards 'international isolation' due to its "abnormal foreign policy" in the absence of a foreign min


At least 200 militants have been killed over the past week as Afghan forces crack down on the Taliban in Nawa district of Helmand province, the police said on Sunday.


Embattled Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who is facing graft allegations, today attacked his detractors, saying they are "hiding behind Panama Papers accountability" to oust him.


The administration today said it will not permit any political party to stage a protest at the construction site of a housing project in Mandola village tomorrow.


With several parts of Uttar Pradesh receiving heavy rains, major rivers have started rising with Ghaghra and Sharda flowing above the danger mark at some places, officials said.


The son of a prominent singer, who had canvassed against Goa's merger with Maharashtra during the Opinion Poll in 1967, has sought the Airports Authority of India's (AAI) permission to use the Goa airport premises to celebrate the golden jubilee of the historic exerci


Goa tourism minister Manohar Ajgaonkar today said both domestic and foreign travellers are taking interest in touring the state during monsoons to make the most of the rain-drenched beaches.


The DMK today described as a "black legislation" a Sri Lankan fisheries bill and claimed it was aimed at "finishing off" Tamil Nadu fishermen's vocation.


Breaking into male bastion, around 300 women have turned well-diggers in a nondescript village in northern Palakkad district of Kerala to find a solution to the acute water scarcity in the hamlet and earn a living.


With the Supreme Court being told that the vault 'B' of the historic Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple, one of the richest shrines in the country, should be opened, a debate has taken flight in Kerala over the matter.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath celebrates a hundred days in office, but its report card is a mixed bag. BJP’s electoral sweep in the UP polls earlier this year – where it won a mammoth 312 out of 403 seats – was always going to raise expectations for the incoming administration.


The famous blue-bordered sari of Mother Teresa, who has been canonised as Saint Teresa of Calcutta by the Vatican, has been recognised as an Intellectual Property of the Missionaries of Charity.


The NDA's presidential pick Ram Nath Kovind today said he had discharged his duties as the governor of Bihar with a belief that "everyone was equal, irrespective of religion, caste and region," and which is why he got support from the state.

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The flood situation in Assam deteriorated today with one person losing his life, while nearly five lakh people are hit across 15 districts.
According to a report by the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), one person died in the swirling flood waters in Karimganj district.


Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has urged the Centre to initiate actions to set up a fibre (broadband) grid aimed at connecting every household with internet in the state.


Former Chief Minister T R Zeliang has staked claim to form the government in Nagaland asserting that he enjoyed the support of 41 of the 59 MLAs, after a majority of ruling NPF legislators rebelled against the incumbent Shurhozelie Liezietsu.


Three kids drowned today in a water body in Bihar's Begusarai district, the police said.


Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) officials today arrested two persons along with 515 kg ganja (marijuana) worth Rs 1.65 crore in the international market in the wee hours of the day in Patna district.


Three siblings died and another was taken ill in Bihar's Nawada district, a medical officer said today.


Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) officials have seized fake Indian currency notes (FICN) with a face value of Rs 78,000 from a person in West Champaran district in Bihar, official sources said here today.


Hong Kong-based Rythm Foundation which has been associated with the Cancer Patients Aid Association (CPAA) has further decided to strengthen its support to the fight against cancer in India among other worthy causes.


To clear the rush of passengers during Shravani Mela at Tarakeswar, Eastern Railway will run two pairs of special trains between Howrah & Tarakeswar and six pairs of special trains between Sheoraphuli & Tarakeswar on all the festival days i.e.