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Killing people in the name of cows unacceptable: ModiNarendra Modi in Ahmedabad. ANI

Killing people in the name of cows unacceptable: Modi

29 Jun 2017 | 2:01 PM

AHMEDABAD: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said killing people in the name of “gau bhakti” is not acceptable. “As a society, there is no place for violence,” he said in a speech at the Sabarmati Ashram here.

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Ahmedabad, June 29

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said killing people in the name of “gau bhakti” is not acceptable. “As a society, there is no place for violence,” he said in a speech at the Sabarmati Ashram here.

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“Killing people in the name of cow worship is not acceptable,” he said. “This is not something Mahatma Gandhi would approve.” IANS

Election for Vice President’s post to be held on August 5

Election for Vice President’s post to be held on August 5

29 Jun 2017 | 11:56 AM

NEW DELHI: The Election Commission on Thursday announced that election to the office of Vice President would take place on August 5. The counting of votes will take place the same day as members of the electoral college will cast their votes between 10 am and 5 pm.

Two soldiers injured as Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch

Two soldiers injured as Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch

29 Jun 2017 | 9:16 AM

POONCH/JAMMU: Two jawans were injured on Thursday in a ceasefire violation along the Line of Control (LoC) by the Pakistan Army. The jawans have been shifted to hospital.

Indian-origin man killed by cousin in United States

Indian-origin man killed by cousin in United States

29 Jun 2017 | 12:11 PM

NEW YORK: A 26-year-old Indian-origin man in the US was stabbed to death allegedly by his cousin following an argument here. Sharanjit Singh was stabbed by Lovedeep Singh,

Presidential poll: AAP to meet in New Delhi to decide strategy

Presidential poll: AAP to meet in New Delhi to decide strategy

29 Jun 2017 | 12:11 PM

CHANDIGARH: The Aam Aadmi Party will meet on Thursday evening in New Delhi to decide on the candidate they will vote for the post of the President.

India downplays use of ‘Indian-administered J&K’ by US

India downplays use of ‘Indian-administered J&K’ by US

29 Jun 2017 | 11:36 AM

NEW DELHI: India on Thursday played down the usage of “Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir” by the United States in a statement issued during the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying similar terms have been used in the past also.

Increase salary of H-1B visa holders: US Labour Secretary

Increase salary of H-1B visa holders: US Labour Secretary

29 Jun 2017 | 10:41 AM

WASHINGTON: US Labour Secretary Alexander Acosta has called for increasing the minimum salary of foreign workers on H-1B visas from the existing USD 60,000 to USD 80,000.

Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir, Priyanka invited to join Oscar Academy

Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir, Priyanka invited to join Oscar Academy

29 Jun 2017 | 10:06 AM

LOS ANGELES: Indian stars Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Priyanka Chopra and Aishwarya Rai have been invited to join the Academy and vote in the Oscars.

US issues new visa criteria for 6 Muslim nations

US issues new visa criteria for 6 Muslim nations

29 Jun 2017 | 9:25 AM

WASHINGTON: The Trump administration has set new criteria for visa applicants from six mainly Muslim nations and all refugees that require a “close” family or business tie to the United States.

Trump appoints Indian-American as US Ambassador to Peru

Trump appoints Indian-American as US Ambassador to Peru

29 Jun 2017 | 12:18 PM

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump has appointed Indian-American Krishna R Urs as the new US Ambassador to Peru. Urs has served at seven US embassies as well in senior leadership positions in Washington, DC, a media release said.

India launches satellite GSAT-17 from French Guiana

India launches satellite GSAT-17 from French Guiana

29 Jun 2017 | 9:24 AM

BENGALURU: India’s latest communication satellite GSAT-17 was on Thursday successfully launched by a heavy duty rocket of Arianespace from the spaceport of Kourou in French Guiana.


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Trump sticks to Obama line on India

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Joint police team of 8 northeastern states need of the hour: Sonowal

Joint police team of 8 northeastern states need of the hour: Sonowal

29 Jun 2017 | 1:31 PM

GUWAHATI: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday said a joint police team of all eight northeastern states is the need of the hour to tackle the common challenges faced by the forces in the region.

CITY FOCUS

NoAAP state convener Bhagwant Mann, along with youths rescued from Saudi Arabia, holds a press conference in Jalandhar on Wednesday. Tribune Photo: Sarabjit Singh

20 youths stuck in Riyadh rescued

29 Jun 2017 | 2:26 AM

JALANDHAR: AAP state convener Bhagwant Mann today highlighted the plight of 20 Indian youths who had been putting up in deplorable conditions at Riyadh in Saudi Arabia for the past three months.

New AAP state body next month

29 Jun 2017 | 1:07 AM

JALANDHAR: About two months after he was announced the state convener of the Aam Aadmi Party, Bhagwant Mann today said the ground work for a new organisational set-up had been done and the main positions would be announced within 15 days.

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PSPCL-funded ‘Badal fiefdom’ was drain on exchequer

29 Jun 2017 | 10:24 AM

BATHINDA: The picturesque Lake View Guest House renovated by the PSPCL for the comfortable stay of the Badal clan in 2013 was a drain on the exchequer.

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Junaid lynching: Delhi govt employee, 3 others held

Junaid lynching: Delhi govt employee, 3 others held

29 Jun 2017 | 12:12 PM

CHANDIGARH/FARIDABAD:A 50-year-old Delhi government employee was among four persons arrested today in connection with the killing of a Muslim youth, Junaid, onboard a Mathura-bound train, the police said.

No law followed in construction of some Kasauli hotels, says SC

No law followed in construction of some Kasauli hotels, says SC

29 Jun 2017 | 10:07 AM

NEW DELHI:No law has been followed in the construction of some resorts and hotels in the picturesque town of Kasauli in Himachal Pradesh and officials have “colluded” in the illegalities, the Supreme Court observed today.

Amarnath yatra begins from twin routes of Pahalgam, Baltal

Amarnath yatra begins from twin routes of Pahalgam, Baltal

29 Jun 2017 | 2:02 PM

SRINAGAR: The annual yatra to the holy shrine of Amarnath began from the twin routes of Pahalgam and Baltal here amidst tight security arrangements on Thursday. Police and CRPF personnel are being assisted by ITBP and Army personnel to safeguard the two routes leading to the cave shrine.

Top papal adviser charged with sexual assault in blow to Vatican

Top papal adviser charged with sexual assault in blow to Vatican

29 Jun 2017 | 1:48 PM

SYDNEY/VATICAN CITY: Australian police charged a top adviser to Pope Francis with multiple historical sex crimes on Thursday, in a case that poses a dilemma for the pontiff who has vowed no tolerance for such offences. Cardinal George Pell is the Vatican’s de facto treasury minister and is the highest-ranking Vatican official to be charged with sexual abuse.

Mutual funds barely out of teens, can grow 10-fold in 5 years: Ambani

Mutual funds barely out of teens, can grow 10-fold in 5 years: Ambani

29 Jun 2017 | 1:28 PM

MUMBAI: Urging regulator SEBI to simplify investment and advertisement norms for mutual funds, business leader Anil Ambani on Thursday said investing in them should be as easy as buying smartphones on Internet.

NoCaptain Mithali Raj says that the form of openers Poonam Raut and Smriti Mandhana gives a lot of confidence to the Indians as they take on West Indies today. File: ICC/Getty

Confident India target Windies

29 Jun 2017 | 1:45 AM

TAUNTON: Brimming with confidence after shocking world No. 2 England, India would look to continue the winning momentum when they take on West Indies in their second match of the ICC Women’s World Cup here tomorrow. The Indian eves could not have asked for a better start to the tournament as they stunned hosts England by 35 runs in their tournament-opener.

BCCI committee to oppose one-state, one-vote clause

29 Jun 2017 | 1:45 AM

NEW DELHI: BCCI’s newly-constituted seven-member committee to look into the ‘difficulties’ in carrying out the Supreme Court’s orders on reforms may agree on implementing the contentious ‘age and tenure’ clause of the Lodha Committee recommendations.

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For the love of football, and coaching

29 Jun 2017 | 1:45 AM

Kala Afghana (Gurdaspur): There are innumerable cities which have a legacy of producing top drawer sportspersons but in Gurdaspur district, there is a village that has earned the sobriquet of a ‘village of coaches’ for having produced football instructors with monotonous regularity.

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Gear up to stay in the raceChanging face of it jobs

Gear up to stay in the race

28 Jun 2017 | 1:19 AM
Financial literacy courses

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28 Jun 2017 | 1:19 AM
A fine balancing act

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28 Jun 2017 | 1:19 AM
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28 Jun 2017 | 1:19 AM
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