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Weakened economy calls for swift and hard decisions

India, Sept. 19 -- BITTER TRUTHS New Delhi: Indian economy since April has taken a far bigger coronavirus pandemic hit [to GDP and national income accounts] than any other major economies in the worl... Read More


Xi Jinping gambles on Mission Meltdown in U.S. and India

India, Sept. 19 -- Xi Jinping is aiming at China taking on the mantle of the world's pre-eminent power, displacing the United States, before he completes a third five-year term. New Delhi: Xi Jinpin... Read More


Pressure to bar Chinese firms from power contracts

India, Sept. 19 -- New Delhi: The government is under pressure to bar Chinese firms from participating in contracts in the sensitive power sector, especially digital products which are prone to malwar... Read More


INS Viraat heads for Alang ship-breaking yard

India, Sept. 19 -- Mumbai: INS Viraat, the aircraft carrier that served the Indian Navy for 30 years before being decommissioned three years ago, is being towed from Mumbai to Alang in Gujarat's Bhavn... Read More


Govt launches free mental rehabilitation helpline

India, Sept. 19 -- 'The helpline is in response to the rising mental health problems in a pandemic'. New Delhi: Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Thawar Chand Gehlot launched on 7 Se... Read More


'Team Rahul' deals with factionalism in Congress

India, Sept. 19 -- Promotion of some youth leaders may impact politics of the Congress in various states. New Delhi: As a result of the recent AICC reshuffle, the changes in Rahul Gandhi's team, inc... Read More


Govt will plough through storm over farm bills

India, Sept. 19 -- The priority of the government is to get the farm bills passed in Rajya Sabha. New Delhi: With Prime Minister Narendra Modi strongly defending the farm bills, it is now abundantly... Read More


Monsoon session of parliament to be curtailed

India, Sept. 19 -- NEW DELHI: Significant rise in Covid cases nationwide have alarmed lawmakers. Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla called upon the Business Advisory Committee of the House to discuss curtaili... Read More


Families of Shopian encounter waiting for justice

India, Sept. 19 -- Srinagar: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha has assured the families of Rajouri that they will get justice if the two parallel probes by army and police into the Shopain "fake encount... Read More


Sopore, Batmaloo killings raise doubts over cops' claims

India, Sept. 19 -- Srinagar: Two civilian killings in the past few days at the hands of police and security forces in Kashmir have raised a question mark on the claims of officials that they were kill... Read More