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Chinese President Xi Jinping has told Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa that those who oppose his pet projects - the BRI and the CPEC - will "never succeed" as these are initiatives aimed at fostering peace and development.


A teenage girl who was allegedly trafficked along with her two-year-old child have been rescued from Siliguri town  and brought back to Assam, police said.


A former woman AIADMK MLA, now in the DMK, was arrested here Friday for allegedly spreading defamatory information about a Tamil Nadu minister through the social media, police said.


Thirteen people were killed today when an overcrowded bus skidded off the road and fell into a 100-metre deep gorge in Himachal Pradesh, police said.


Uttar Pradesh Police today said they have arrested a man for illegally withdrawing more than Rs 18 lakh from an ATM in Shamli district with help from the bank manager.


Three members of a family lost their lives when firecrackers, meant for sale during Diwali, exploded at a house in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari district today, police said.


Delhi's Gurdwara management committee has planned to switch from piped natural gas to biogas to run its langar kitchen in 10 shrines here, including Bangla Sahib and Rakab Ganj Gurdwara.


Madhya Pradesh Congress president Kamal Nath Saturday said MP chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan was not above the law after the latter recently claimed that the misuse of the amended SC/ST Act won't be allowed in the state.


A Delhi court today discharged deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia, AAP MLAs Amanatullah and Sanjeev Jha and others in a case related to a protest held by them outside the Tihar jail in 2014.


A local court today recorded the statement of Congress leader Digvijay Singh in connection with his private complaint against Madhya Pradesh Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Union minister Uma Bharti and five others in the Vyapam scam.


National Conference (NC) chief Farooq Abdullah visited the police headquarters here Saturday to offer his condolences on the killing of three police personnel by terrorists in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir.


Indian Navy today said all efforts were being made to rescue its officer, who has been injured after his vessel was hit by a vicious storm mid-way across the south Indian Ocean while taking part in the Golden Globe Race.


A court in Pala today rejected a bail application filed by Bishop Franco Mulakkal, arrested over allegations of repeatedly raping and sexually assaulting a nun, and sent him to two-day police custody.


Prime Minister Narendra Modi today virtually kicked off the election campaign for the BJP in Chhattisgarh by saying that people of the state are mature enough to elect a stable government.

Dr. Arun Mitra

A ‘senior citizen’ means any person being a citizen of India who has attained the age of sixty years or above. Population Census 2011 revealed that there are nearly 104 million elderly persons (aged 60 years or above) in India; the number of elderly persons is expected to grow to 173 million by 2026.

B. Sivaraman

Nearly five lakh employees were stunned early this year when the Indian Banks’ Association (IBA) responded to their demand of 25 percent wage increase with a counter offer of a mere 2 percent. It took a two-day strike on 30 & 31 May 2018 to push the management to come up with a revised offer of 6 percent. Even this was too low that it was summarily rejected by the employees.

Even as India agreed to have a meeting of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj with her Pakistani counterpart Mahmood Qureshi on the sidelines of a UN General Assembly meeting in New York, the Pak supported terror outfit Hizb-ul Mujahideen killed three policemen in Kashmir. The cold-blooded murder is a sequel to the threat recently issued by Hizb to all Kashmiris to resign from their jobs in Jammu and Kashmir police, paramilitary forces and the army, or get killed. This undoubtedly will queer the pitch for the Sushma-Qureshi talks in New York.