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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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Russian skier killed in Gulmarg avalanche, four rescued

A Russian skier was killed after an avalanche hits Gulmarg area of district Baramullah on Friday. Reports said that one Russian skier died on the...

Restrictions lifted, life returns to normal in SeK, downtown Srinagar

Life returned to normal on Wednesday in the Shehar-e-Khas (SeK) and downtown, Srinagar, where restrictions were imposed as a precautionary measure in view of...

Lightning kills woman in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir

A woman was killed in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir after lightning struck her house on Monday. Reports said that Shamim Akhter of Badal...