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Hafiz Saeed walks free, says he will fight for 'Kashmir cause'

13 min 32 sec ago
Mumbai attack mastermind and Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed on Thursday walked from house arrest as a free man and moments after the release he said he will gather people across Pakistan for the "cause of Kashmir" and help the Kashmiris secure "freedom".

3 Muslim men thrashed in train near Baghpat

1 hour 12 min ago
The three, one of whom is a maulvi at a madrassa, were attacked with rods and pointed objects at a place called Choulhada, some 8km from Baghpat, and left bleeding and shaken. They had boarded the passenger train, Delhi-Haridwar DMU, from Delhi late on Wednesday night and were on their way to their village in Baghpat.

Fresh bid by SC to sell Sahara's Aamby Valley

1 hour 34 min ago
The Supreme Court on Thursday appointed a receiver to manage Sahara's Aamby Valley properties while directing its fresh auction after the earlier attempt failed and warned that it would send Sahara Group chief Subrata Roy behind bars if he created any obstacles in the process.

UK clears 'Padmavati', Karni says will stall show

2 hours 1 min ago
The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) has cleared Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Padmavati' without any cuts there, prompting the Shree Rajput Karni Sena (SRKS) to declare on Thursday that its members would visit the UK to contest the controversial film's release.

FB, others won’t get net exclusivity: Government

2 hours 29 min ago
The government said on Thursday that Facebook and other social media giants cannot have exclusive access to programmes under the Digital India policy, insisting that “walled gardens cannot be allowed”.

Pay Rs 10L each to 150 students, SC tells college

2 hours 53 min ago
In the wake of an ongoing investigation into a judicial nexus in illegal medical college admissions, the Supreme Court directed a Lucknow-based college on Thursday to pay Rs 10 lakh each to 150 students as compensation and sternly admonished a bench of the Allahabad high court for permitting the admissions.

Ensure safety of Jadhav's wife: India to Pak

5 hours 13 min ago
Responding to Pakistan’s offer of access to Jadhav’s wife, made last week, India has replied with a set of riders. The conditions detailed in the Indian response are intended to ensure the safety of the family as well as guard against “dirty tricks”

China hints it can rename CPEC if India joins OBOR

5 hours 43 min ago
The Chinese foreign ministry on Thursday responded to a statement by its ambassador in India, Luo Zhaohui, who recently said Beijing is prepared to rename the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) to address India’s concerns. The ministry neither endorsed nor denied Luo’s statement, suggesting that it was encouraging Luo to negotiate with New Delhi over the issue, while ensuring that it did not upset Islamabad either.

Cancer remark: Assam health minister apologises

6 hours 47 min ago
Trolled on Twitter for the third day on Thursday after saying cancer is a result of sins in past lives at a function organised for distribution of appointment letters to teachers on Tuesday, health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma in today apologised for the controversy, which he said was mindless and “triggered by few political desperado.”

Growing role for India in Australia's foreign policy

6 hours 55 min ago
Releasing the white paper, Malcolm Turnbull, Australian Prime Minister said Australia was attempting to shape the Indo-Pacific by linking up with countries who “share our interests and commitment to rules-based institutions”.

Plan to transfer surplus Godavari water to Cauvery

7 hours 18 min ago
The Centre has taken up interlinking of rivers in "right earnest" and a meeting of chief ministers of various states will be held to evolve a plan on transferring surplus waters of the Godavari to the Cauvery to address water scarcity in the south.

SC eases bail condition in money laundering cases

7 hours 19 min ago
Holding the stringent bail provision under Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) as arbitrary and unconstitutional, the Supreme Court on Thursday struck down Section 45 of the Act, paving the way for accused to get out on bail as per the provision applicable to other offences.

IIT-M placements: Apple, UIDAI among recruiters

7 hours 25 min ago
This year’s placements at IIT-Madras will see first-time participants like Apple Inc and Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) in the recruitment process that is scheduled to begin on December 1.

Cheques are going nowhere, Finance ministry says

7 hours 44 min ago
The ministry, in a couple of tweets, stated that the government has no such intentions to withdraw the service and "reaffirmed that there's no such proposal".

CBI files chargesheet against 592 in Vyapam scam

7 hours 56 min ago
The chargesheet lists promoters of three private medical colleges from Bhopal -- J N Choksey, chairman of L N Medical College; S N Vijaywargiya of People's Medical College and Ajay Goenka of Chirayu Medical College; and one from Indore -- Suresh Singh Bhadoriya of Index Medical College -- among others, the CBI said here.

ISL Live: Chennaiyin FC vs NorthEast United FC

8 hours 12 min ago
Check football live score and commentary of the Indian Super League season four match between Chennaiyin FC and NorthEast United FC on The Times of India

Saudi Arabia to issue tourist visas next year

8 hours 12 min ago
Saudi Arabia aims to start issuing tourist visas to foreigners next year, a senior Saudi official told CNN, as the government seeks to open up the conservative kingdom and find new sources of revenue to diversify its economy.

'Australia's South China Sea remark irresponsible' 

8 hours 26 min ago
"Australia is not a party directly concerned in the South China Sea issue, and it has made clear many times that it does not take sides," spokesman Lu Kang said. "We hope the Australian side will honour its commitment and stop making irresponsible remarks."