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Pak crackdown after Sufi shrine blast; 39 militants killed

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan security forces killed at least 39 militants in a nationwide crackdown today after an Islamic State suicide bombing at a crowded Sufi shrine in Sindh province claimed 80… Read more »


Karachi a hub of anti-India terror outfits: think-tank

LONDON: Pakistan is stoking the fire of ethnic, political and sectarian tension and its port city of Karachi has become a hub of anti-India jihadists, according to a new report… Read more »


Pakistanis protest against govt after Shrine bombing

KARACHI: Angry protesters today took to the streets against the Pakistan government’s failure to provide security at a famed Sufi shrine in the Sindh province where a suicide bombing claimed… Read more »


Pak demands Afghanistan to hand over militants

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan army today handed over to Afghanistan a list of 76 wanted terrorists hiding there, demanding immediate action or their extradition. Military spokesman Major General Asif Ghafoor said that… Read more »


Need ‘solid evidence’ to back Azhar ban at UN: China

BEIJING: Ahead of its strategic dialogue with India, China today said “solid evidence” was needed for it to back efforts to get JeM chief Masood Azhar banned by the UN…. Read more »

Mumbai:  RBI Governor Urjit Patel during a press conference after monetary policy review meeting in Mumbai on Wednesday. PTI Photo by Shashank Parade (PTI2_8_2017_000191B)

It’s important one grows a thick skin fast, says RBI Governor

NEW DELHI: Unfazed by criticism of the way the note ban was handled, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel on Friday said the central bank has grown a… Read more »


Wage payment via cheques or e-mode, Prez gives nod to law

NEW DELHI: The central and state governments can now specify industrial units and other establishments which will have to pay wages either through cheques or by electronically transferring into the workers’… Read more »


Demonetization impacts PepsiCo’s India business: Nooyi

NEW YORK: The demonetization drive in India had a “significant impact” on PepsiCo’s business in the country in the last quarter of 2016 and there are still “lingering effects” of… Read more »


India scripts history, launches 104 satellites at one go

SRIHARIKOTA, Andhra Pradesh: Scripting history, India today successfully launched a record 104 satellites – all but three of them foreign – from here and put them into orbit in a… Read more »


Record 27 US Congressmen travelling to India this month

WASHINGTON: A record number of 27 US Congressmen will visit India later this month, reflecting the growing bipartisan support for strengthening Indo-US strategic ties. The top lawmakers from both the… Read more »


ISRO planning launch of SAARC satellite in March

SRIHARIKOTA, Andhra Pradesh: Space agency ISRO is planning to launch two satellites, including the one meant for the benefit of SAARC nations, in March and April this year. “We are… Read more »


China protests to India over Taiwanese delegation’s visit

BEIJING: China today said it has lodged a diplomatic protest with India for hosting a Taiwanese parliamentary delegation and asked it to deal “prudently” with Taiwan-related issues to maintain sound… Read more »


Police book Sasikala, Edapadi Palaniswamy

KANCHEEPURAM, Tamil Nadu: Police today booked AIADMK General Secretary V K Sasikala and its Legislature Party Leader Edappadi K Palaniswamy in connection with the alleged detention of party MLAs at… Read more »


Rafale eyes naval contract for 57 aircraft

BENGALURU: After bagging the Euro 8.78 billion deal for 36 Rafale fighters to strengthen the IAF fleet, French aircraft manufacturer Dassault Aviation is now eying the naval contract of 57… Read more »


Pay income tax, apply for PAN using mobile app

NEW DELHI: In step with government’s digital India drive, the Income Tax department is developing an app that will soon allow assessees to pay taxes or apply for PAN using… Read more »


Pankaj Mishra chronicles present through past

NEW DELHI: Eminent Indian writer Pankaj Mishra, in his new book, traces the origins of present-day global maladies like the rise of far right-wing parties, ISIS’ nihilistic violence and growing… Read more »


Cabinet gives in-principle nod for Sabarimala airport

THIRUVNANTHAPURAM: The Kerala cabinet today gave in-principle approval for setting up a greenfield airport at Sabarimala to cater to lakhs of devotees who visit the famous Lord Ayyappa hill shrine… Read more »


Virat Kohli shares sweet Valentine’s Day post for Anushka

MUMBAI: Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma have remained tight-lipped about their relationship but the cricketer publicly declared his love for the actress by posting a sweet Valentine Day message. The… Read more »


India Post E-paper Edition February 17, 2017

Wang Qi at home with family in Madhya Pradesh

Chinese soldier returns from India after 50 years

BEIJING: China has “commended” India for facilitating the return of its soldier, who was stuck in India for over 50 years after crossing the border following the 1962 war. “Thanks… Read more »