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India’s current account deficit jumps to 1.4% in December quarter

New Delhi: India’s current account deficit (CAD) jumped to a four quarter high of 1.4% of gross domestic product (GDP) in the December quarter...

A new definition would add 102 planets to our solar system – including Pluto

Pluto a planet? It's not a question scientists ask in polite company. "It's like religion and politics," said Kirby Runyon, a planetary scientist at Johns...

‘Women who wear jeans should be drowned’, says Kerala priest; gets arrested

A video grab showing a Keralite catholic priest allegedly using derogatory language against women wearing jeans and shirts while offering prayers at churches has...

Ganja startup? Former banker grows cannabis in his Hyderabad flat

Forget farmers of Vikarabad district, 90km from Hyderabad, who clandestinely grow ganja amid a sprawl of paddy to feed the Mumbai drug circuit, here's...

Uttarakhand man-eater tigress shot dead after 44-day hunt, Rs 75 lakh spent

A man-eater tigress that had terrorised people across a vast swathe of land in Uttarakhand’s Nainital district was shot dead on Thursday after a...

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal launches mobile app for farmers

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today launched a mobile app 'Kisan Suvidha' for farmers. The app will provide basic information on weather updates,...

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Govt official ‘disrespects’ national anthem in JK; probe

A probe has been ordered into the alleged disrespect of the national anthem by a government officer at a school in Jammu and Kashmir,...

Cash, jewellery of 3 passengers stolen on-board Jhelum Express

Cash, electronic items and jewellery belonging to three passengers, one of them an army personnel, were stolen on-board the Pune-Jammu Tawi Jhelum Express today,...

Nearly 300 Rohingya villages torched in Myanmar: HRW

The Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Tuesday said nearly 300 Rohingya villages have been torched in Myanmar since the current spate of violence began...