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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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Only NSG, CISF to handle VVIP security: Home Ministry

The Union Home Ministry has relieved the paramilitary forces CRPF and ITBP from VVIP protection and given the responsibility to their sister agencies CISF...

J&K:Man rapes daughter-in-law, arrested

Gujjar Nagar police arrested a man for raping his daughter-in-law. As per police sources, a lady lodged a complaint with Police Post Gujjar Nagar stating...

Terrorists attack cash van in J&K, two security guards injured

Terrorists on Monday attacked a cash van in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian, injuring two security guards traveling in the vehicle. The attack took place in...