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Kashmir voter turnout, then and now

Kashmir voter turnout, then and now

We pride ourselves on having a political syetem that is far superior to any in the immediate, even extended, neighbourhood From an impressive 65 per cent in the winter of 2014, the voter turnout plunged to 7 per cent and 2 per cent in the recently conducted Srinagar by-polls.

Jayant Sinha steps in to speed up Navi Mumbai airport

Jayant Sinha steps in to speed up Navi Mumbai airport

The Maharashtra government roped Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha earlier this week to speed up environment-related approvals for the construction of the new airport at Navi Mumbai.

Pak’s spy agency ISI protecting al Qaeda chief al-Zawahiri in Karachi: Report

Pak’s spy agency ISI protecting al Qaeda chief al-Zawahiri in Karachi: Report

Egyptian-born al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri, one of the world’s most wanted terrorists, is most likely hiding in Karachi under the protection of Pakistan’s notorious spy agency ISI, a US media report said.

Time to dismantle terror safe havens: India on Afghan attack

Time to dismantle terror safe havens: India on Afghan attack

India on Saturday strongly condemned the terror attack on an army base in northern Afghanistan, saying it is a stark reminder of the need to immediately dismantle safe havens sustaining terrorism from outside that country’s borders.

The Chinese tantrums

The Chinese tantrums

THE recent visit of the Dalai Lama to Arunachal Pradesh produced a hysterical reaction from China. The foreign office officially protested against the visit.

Why China is miffed

Why China is miffed

INDIA-China relations are sinking once again. But it would be naive to consider this development only in the light of the Dalai Lama’s visit to the Tawang monastery: it was his fifth visit to Arunachal Pradesh and third to Tawang

FIR against Army over ‘human shield’ video

FIR against Army over ‘human shield’ video

The Jammu and Kashmir police have filed an FIR against the Army for tying a man to an armoured vehicle in central Kashmir’s Budgam district allegedly as a “human shield” against protesters who took on security forces over byelections held in the Srinagar parliamentary constituency last week

Army changes old canvas, orders new sports shoes

Army changes old canvas, orders new sports shoes

Indian Army soldiers will literally have “padded comfort” under their feet when they carry out their daily morning physical training

India, UK working on latest jet engine

India, UK working on latest jet engine

India and the UK are jointly making one of the most powerful engines for fighter jets of the future and the first such engine will be unveiled within a year

Afghan bomb-dropping sends clear message to ISIS: US lawmakers

Afghan bomb-dropping sends clear message to ISIS: US lawmakers

American lawmakers have applauded the Trump administration after the US military dropped its largest non-nuclear bomb on Islamic State targets in eastern Afghanistan, saying “it sends a clear message” to terror groups in the region.