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New Delhi should show willingness for peace through deeds: Beijing
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India today said the border stand-off with China cannot be resolved through a war but can be settled through bilateral talks.

NEW DELHI

India will start dialogue with Pakistan the day it stops promoting terrorism against this country, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj said in Parliament today, while making it clear that terror and talks cannot go together.

Ahluwalia seeks 'high-level' probe into alleged police firing
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The BJP today asked the West Bengal government to shun use of force in the tense Darjeeling, saying the crisis there could not be resolved through bullet.

Srinagar

An Army Major and a jawan were killed while another was injured as militants opened fire on a search party in Shopian district of Kashmir, officials said.

Islamabad

Punjab chief minister Shehbaz Sharif has been barred by the Election Commission of Pakistan from taking part in his own by-election campaign to a National Assembly seat left vacant after the disqualification of his elder brother and former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

Washington

The World Bank has said that discussions between India and Pakistan over Kishanganga and Ratle hydroelectric power plants are ongoing and no decision has been made yet. “The meetings earlier this week were held in a spirit of goodwill and cooperation.

NEW DELHI

Niti Aayog's recommendation on induction of private sector talent in central government departments through lateral entry is under consideration, Union minister Jitendra Singh said today.

NEW DELHI

The country may have a new force to guard its maritime boundaries, with a proposal coming up for discussion at a high-level meeting chaired by Home Minister Rajnath Singh today.

NEW DELHI

Opposition's Vice-Presidential candidate Gopalkrishna Gandhi on Thursday rejected a suggestion that he should not take support of the Janata Dal-United in view of Nitish Kumar joining hands with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

KOLKATA/BENGALURU

Ujjivan Financial Services Ltd (UFS), the promoter of its 100% subsidiary “Ujjivan Small Finance Bank”, today announced its consolidated financial performance for the quarter ended June 30, 2017.

KOLKATA/MUMBAI

Future Generali India Life Insurance Company Limited (FGILI) announced the launch of New Assure Plus. It is a simple and flexible, non-linked, participating insurance plan which means the maturity Payouts can be enhanced by way of bonuses.

NEW DELHI

The Union government is drafting a central law to protect people investing in chit fund schemes and will bring the legislation very soon to Parliament, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday.

NEW DELHI

The process of resolution of bad loans will start shortly, Jaitley said on Thursday in the Lok Sabha as it passed a bill which gives RBI the power to direct banking companies to resolve the problem of stressed assets.

NEW DELHI

The Union government has initiated action on the reports alleging payment of 1.18 million dollar bribes to the officials of the NHAI by an American firm, the Lok Sabha was informed on Thursday.

PANAMA CITY

There is a “clear” risk of a trade war happening because of protectionist policies, the World Trade Organisation chief Roberto Azevedo has said.

NEW DELHI

Rural demand is expected to pick up in the coming months primarily driven by the rise in kharif farm income, lower input prices and farm loan waivers, says a report.

Dubai

Indians seeking jobs in the UAE should not come on visit visas and must authenticate their employment offers and permit visas before arriving in the country, the Indian Consulate here has said, amid growing cases of duping and visa frauds.

NEW DELHI

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Thursday approved doubling of tracks of three railway lines and their electrification in Tamil Nadu and Kerala.

NEW DELHI

Senior bureaucrat Mohammad Mustafa was on Thursday appointed as Chairman and Managing Director in Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI).

NEW DELHI

Over 25 per cent of the sanctioned posts at aviation watchdog DGCA are lying vacant, the government said on Thursday.

Hyderabad

The Telangana government has notified rules to the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016.

NEW DELHI

Air India's low-cost arm Air India Express on Thursday announced the launch of direct flight between Delhi and Madurai with effect from September 15.

Mumbai

The rupee took a breather after a spectacular overnight rally and ended little changed at 63.69 - its highest level in 2-years - as RBI intervention in the foreign exchange market mopped up excess dollar liquidity.

Mumbai

Global gold demand declined by 10 per cent to 953 tonnes in the April-June quarter of 2017, due to significant slowdown in inflows into Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), a World Gold Council (WGC) report said.

NEW DELHI

India’s largest lender State Bank of India plans to raise Rs 2,000 crore by allotting Basel-III compliant bonds to various investors.

NEW DELHI

The Opposition today accused the government of having no stable foreign policy and asked it to spell out its roadmap to deal with China amid the border stand-off which it wanted to be resolved diplomatically.

NEW DELHI

"Pranab Da, you have always been a father figure and a mentor to me," an emotional Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrote in a letter to Pranab Mukherjee on his last day as president.

Lucknow

Muslims opting for multiple marriages will have to get them registered separately in Uttar Pradesh and the government guidelines do not in any way interfere with practices of any religion, a top official said today.

Bengaluru/New Delhi

Cash of over Rs 11 crore has been seized till now by the Income Tax Department as part of the ongoing searches at multiple premises linked to Karnataka Energy Minister D K Shivakumar and his associates in connection with a case of alleged tax evasion.

NEW DELHI

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today expressed disappointment over Indians lagging behind in linguistic research despite the language diversity in the country.

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