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Monsoon withdraws from eastern, northeastern India

AGARTALA/GUWAHATA:The four-month-long southwest monsoon has withdrawn from eastern and northeastern states and most parts of India during the last few days, a top Met department official said on Tuesday.

Piyush Goyal flags off nine Sewa Service trains

NEW DELHI:In a bid to achieve last-mile connectivity for people travelling between small towns and major cities, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday flagged off nine 'Sewa Service' trains saying the national transporter is taking transformational steps for the future

Happy over Kartarpur corridor; will not allow water to Pak: Modi

CHARKRI DADRI/KURUKSHETRA:Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said India would not allow its water to flow to Pakistan.

Rajnath pushes for indigenisation of defence equipment

NEW DELHI:Pushing for indigenisation, Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday urged scientists in the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) to establish a system in India where all defence equipment can be manufactured.

An Adivasi in Sonbhadra, Cong appoints 47 DCC chiefs in UP

NEW DELHI:After the appointment of a new Uttar Pradesh chief, the Congress has introduced major changes at the district level in the state. The party appointed 47 district and 7 city chiefs in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday.

Lokayukta raids MP excise officer, unearths assets worth crores

INDORE:The Lokayukta police on Tuesday raided the properties of a senior Madhya Pradesh excise department official and found assets disproportionate to his known sources of income, said sources.

Article 370 abrogation decisive for peace in J&K: Amit Shah

GURUGRAM:Attacking Pakistan for spread of terrorist activities in India, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday said he believed that abrogation of Article 370 would play a significant role in complete elimination of terrorism from India as well as in the establishment of permanent safety and peace in Jammu and Kashmir.

Building bridges with Dhaka

BANGLADESH:Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina returned to Dhaka from a successful four-day visit to India last week having concluded seven agreements. But the agreements have caused unease among many in Bangladesh. Critics have panned the agreements as mainly advantageous to India and of little benefit to Bangladesh. Other commentators have called on the government to publish full details of the agreements.

India will not allow water to flow to Pakistan: Modi

CHAKRI DADRI:(Haryana)Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said India would not allow its water to flow to Pakistan.

7 killed as Andhra tourist bus falls in gorge

RAJAHMUNDRY:Seven people were killed and 13 others injured as a tourist bus fell into a gorge in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari district on Tuesday, police said.

Pak violates ceasefire along LoC in J&K

NEW DELHI:Pakistan on Tuesday violated the ceasefire agreement along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir resulting in counter-fire by the Indian security forces.

DMRC's Yellow line faces delay, restored to normal

NEW DELHI:Commuters travelling by the Delhi Metro's Yellow line on Tuesday faced issues due to a delay, forcing trains to move at a slow pace between Qutub Minar and Huda City Centre.

Prominent Kashmiri women protest Article 370 abrogation

SRINAGAR:Some prominent women members of the civil society on Tuesday staged a protest against the abrogation of Article 370 in Srinagar.

PMC customer with Rs 90 lakh in bank dies of stress

MUMBAI:A customer with around Rs 90 lakh in the crisis-hit Punjab & Maharashtra Cooperative Bank Ltd has died. Sanjay Gulati had already lost his job earlier this year following the collapse of the Jet Airways, and now restrictions on his hard-earned savings may have taken away his life.

Top HRD Ministry official Rina Ray replaced

NEW DELHI:In a sudden change of guard in the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Rina Ray has been repatriated to her parent cadre "with immediate effect".

Ballot paper for SL presidential election finalised

COLOMBO:The Election Commission of Sri Lanka has finalised the symbols for all 35 candidates contesting the November 16 presidential election and has also released a sample of the ballot paper which places name of candidates in alphabetical order, it was reported on Tuesday.

Kashmiris feel the pinch as made to pay for suspended period

SRINAGAR:As Kashmiris continue to celebrate the restoration of their post-paid mobile phones, service providers are having the last laugh with them charging the subscribers for the period when services were suspended in the valley.

Indian nurses in UAE may lose jobs over new requirement

DUBAI:Hundreds of Indian nurses diploma certificates in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) were at risk of losing their jobs due to a new educational requirement, a media report said.

Emotional Azam reaches out to Rampur residents

RAMPUR:Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan is playing the sympathy card to ensure victory of his wife Tanzeen Fatima in the bypoll to the Rampur Assembly seat that he vacated after being elected to the Lok Sabha in May this year.

VVIP security deployed for Prince William, Kate in Pak

ISLAMABAD:Security personnel from the UK with the assistance of local forces, paramilitary troops and police will be providing security to the visiting royal couple, Prince William and Kate Middleton, during their five-day stay in Pakistan.

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