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War won’t give China any clear gain, only cause casualties, assesses govt

Escalation of the Doklam stand off into a shooting war is unlikely to deliver significant gains for China, and a wider conflict carries the risk of heavy casualties tilting the odds in favour of diplomacy prevailing despite a barrage of angry words from Beijing.

BRO gets power to speed up work along China border

Concerned over inordinate delays in the construction of strategic roads along the India-China border, the defence ministry has delegated more administrative and financial powers to the Border Roads Organisation for the speedy completion of the projects.

Utkal Exp crash: 3 senior officers sent on leave

In an unprecedented move intended to crack down on negligence in the railways, the railway ministry on Sunday sent on leave three senior officers, including a member of the railway board, for the Khatauli tragedy.

In J&K, more terrorists die than are recruited

The number of terror recruits in J&K this year, going by intelligence records, is around 71, while as many as 132 terrorists have died in security operations. Of the 132 terrorists killed as a result of intelligence-based operations this year, 74 were foreign nationals and 58 locals.

Post-paper errors, JEE-A to go online from 2018

Officials said an online test will help prevent mistakes and also avert situations like those encountered last year, when the JAB — the apex body that conducts the exam – reportedly gave 18 bonus marks to candidates who took the JEE Advanced because of printing and translation errors in ...

Amid Doklam row, BRO gets power to speed up work along China border

Concerned over inordinate delays in the construction of strategic roads along the India-China border, the defence ministry has delegated more administrative and financial powers to the Border Roads Organisation for the speedy completion of the projects.

Utkal Exp crash: Action against senior officials 

Comedy legend Jerry Lewis dies at 91: Reports

Jerry Lewis, the comedic legend who teamed up with Dean Martin and before starring in his own series of slapstick movies during the 1950s, died at his Las Vegas home at age 91, Variety and other news outlets reported on Sunday.

Utkal Express crash: Action against secretary-rank official, 7 others

Cracking the whip over Utkal derailment, the Railways on Sunday sent on leave its three top officials, including a secretary-level Railway Board official, suspended four officers and transferred one.

Utkal Express survivors recount train crash horror

Mohammed Dilshad, 48, is nursing a broken spleen and a wounded leg at the district hospital here. On his lips are just these words - "Kudrat ka karishma hai ".

1st ODI: India beat Sri Lanka by nine wickets

Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli added an unbeaten 197 runs for the second wicket to help India crushed Sri Lanka by nine wickets in the first ODI of the five-match series on Sunday.

Flood situation worsens in Bihar, toll hits 253

The toll in Bihar floods rose to 253 on Sunday as the situation worsened further with more areas getting affected and around 1.26 crore people hit by the deluge

Expect lots of changes in team: Virat Kohli

His eyes firmly trained on the 2019 World Cup, skipper Virat Kohli told the Indian cricket fraternity to expect "a lot of changes" in the coming days as the team starts drawing a roadmap for the mega event.

'We were hanging precariously in the coach': Survivors recount train crash

Mohammed Dilshad, 48, is nursing a broken spleen and a wounded leg at the district hospital here. On his lips are just these words - "Kudrat ka karishma hai ".

Utkal Express derailment: Railways to begin probe

The railways on Sunday indicated negligence could be the reason behind the derailment of the Utkal Express, with a senior official saying a probe would ascertain if any maintenance work was being done on the tracks without permission.

Utkal crash: No permission sought for repair work? Railways to probe

The railways on Sunday indicated negligence could be the reason behind the derailment of the Utkal Express, with a senior official saying a probe would ascertain if any maintenance work was being done on the tracks without permission.

Jaitley: Separatists 'fund-starved' after note ban

"Stone pelters used to gather in thousands on the streets of Kashmir before demonetisation was announced, but now not even 25 come together for such agitations," Jaitley said.

Utkal derailment: 'Work was being carried out on tracks, probe on'

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu directed the chairman of the Railway Board to fix responsibility on "prima facie evidence by the end of day" for the derailment. He had ordered an inquiry into the accident yesterday.

'Pak grants nationality to 298 Indians in 5 yrs'

From 2012 till April 14, 2017, a total number of 298 Indian emigrants have been granted Pak citizenship," the interior ministry said in a statement. The statement was issued in response to a question by the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz lawmaker Sheikh Rohail Asghar in the National Assembly.

OPS will get party, EPS to head govt

AIADMK factions headed by chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and O Pannerselvam moved closer to a merger with the latter dropping his claim to the chief minister’s post, but stepping up the demand for the expulsion of K Sasikala from the party.

Live Score: India vs Sri Lanka, 1st ODI

Check Live Cricket Score, Live Commentary, Scorecard, Ball by Ball updates of 1st ODI between India vs Sri Lanka on Times of India

AIADMK formula: OPS will get party, EPS to head government

AIADMK factions headed by chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and O Pannerselvam moved closer to a merger with the latter dropping his claim to the chief minister’s post, but stepping up the demand for the expulsion of K Sasikala from the party.

We are ready to lose a few games: Kohli

Team India are already preparing a roadmap for the 2019 World Cup. "It's two years to go for the World Cup and now is the time to give players certain roles, get them into the groove and make them understand what we need to do," skipper Virat Kohli said on Saturday.

I favour PM Modi, not Amit Shah: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee shifted the goalposts in her war against the Narendra Modi government by targeting BJP president Amit Shah instead of the Prime Minister against whom she had been rallying all these days over demonetisation and GST.

At 74%, Indians top H-1B visa seekers, Chinese distant 2nd

With 2.47 lakh applications, Indians continued to be the largest group of H-1B visa aspirants during the first nine months of the current US financial year. The number works out to 74% of the total applications between October 1, 2016, and June 30, 2017.

Avoid 5-star hotels & PSU perks: PM to ministers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has cautioned his ministers from staying in five-star hotels and availing of any benefit from public sector undertakings attached to their ministries, including using their cars.

US law firms look at suits against Infosys

Four US law firms said they would be investigating claims on behalf of Infosys investors whether some of the officers and directors of the company engaged in securities fraud. This follows the sudden resignation of CEO Vishal Sikka and the steep drop in share prices.

Utkal Express accident: 23 dead, over 70 injured

At least 23 people died and more than 70 others were injured when 14 coaches of the Puri Haridwar Utkal Express derailed in Khatauli, around 40km from Muzaffarnagar, on Saturday evening.

Utkal Express mishap: 23 dead, over 70 injured

At least 23 people died and more than 70 others were injured when 14 coaches of the Puri Haridwar Utkal Express derailed in Khatauli, around 40km from Muzaffarnagar, on Saturday evening.

'Unofficial' track maintenance could be reason behind train mishap 

Hours after the derailment of 14 coaches of Puri-Haridwar Utkal Express which killed 23 people and injured over 70, it emerged that that driver of the train was unaware of track maintenance being carried out at the spot where the mishap occurred on Saturday. The accident, said railway sources, ...

Utkal Express mishap: 23 dead, over 70 injured

At least 23 people died and more than 70 others were injured when 14 coaches of the PuriHaridwar Utkal Express derailed in Khatauli, around 40km from Muzaffarnagar, on Saturday evening.

Avoid 5-star hotels, PSU perks: PM to ministers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has cautioned his ministers from staying in five-star hotels and availing of any benefit from public sector undertakings attached to their ministries, including using their cars.

Indians are top H-1B visa applicants till July

With 2.47 lakh applications, Indians continued to be the largest group of H-1B visa aspirants during the first nine months of the current US financial year. The number works out to 74% of the total applications between October 1, 2016, and June 30, 2017.

'Negligence of railways staff caused accident'

Hours after the derailment of 14 coaches of Puri-Haridwar Utkal Express which killed 23 people and injured over 70, it emerged that that driver of the train was unaware of track maintenance being carried out at the spot where the mishap occurred on Saturday. The accident, said railway sources, ...

Panneerselvam may settle for deputy CM's post

The AIADMK factions headed by Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi K Palaniswami and O Panneerselvam moved closer to a merger on Saturday, with the latter dropping his claim to the CM's post, but stepping up the demand for the expulsion of general secretary V K Sasikala from the party.

23 dead, many injured as 14 coaches of Utkal Express derail in UP

In a major train accident, at least 23 passengers were killed and over 40 injured when 14 coaches of the Puri-Haridwar Utkal Express jumped the rails in Khatauli near Muzaffarnagar this evening, officials said.

Utkal Exp crash updates: Rescue ops completed

Train tragedy: Mangled coaches, damaged house

Live updates: 14 coaches of Utkal Express derail in UP, 23 dead

Utkal Express train crash: What we know so far

Kalinga-Utkal Express on Saturday went off the tracks in Khatauli in Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh. Here are the latest developments:

Israel says will never support Pak on Kashmir

Govt extends GST return filing date to August 25

The government on Saturday extended till August 25 the last date for filing returns and payment of taxes under the GST regime after the GSTN portal faced technical issues because of a huge rush. Earlier, the cut-off for filing maiden GST returns for July was scheduled to end on August 20.

Utkal Express derails near UP's Muzaffarnagar, casualties feared

Six coaches of the Puri-Haridwar-Kalinga Utkal Express derailed in Muzaffarnagar's Khatauli on Saturday. According to reports, at least a dozen people were injured in the accident and have been rushed to a local hospital.

Live: Rly minister orders probe into derailment

Utkal Express train crash: What we know so far

Kalinga-Utkal Express today went off the tracks in Khatauli in Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh. Here are the latest developments:

Utkal Express derailment: Helpline numbers

Five coaches of Puri-Haridwar Utkal Express derailed near Khatauli in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district on Saturday evening. Dozens of people are injured and casualties are also feared, though there is no official confirmation of any death.

Action likely against Sharad if he joins RJD rally

The Janata Dal-United led by Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday virtually put rebel leader Sharad Yadav on notice, hinting at action against him if he attends RJD chief Lalu Prasad's rally on August 27.

JD hints at action against Sharad Yadav if he attends Lalu's rally

The Janata Dal-United led by Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday virtually put rebel leader Sharad Yadav on notice, hinting at action against him if he attends RJD chief Lalu Prasad's rally on August 27.

Finland stabbing spree was terror attack: Police

Finnish police said on Saturday that after new information a stabbing spree that left two people dead was now considered a terrorist attack, identifying the suspect as an 18-year-old Moroccan citizen.

Infosys's new problem: How to replace Sikka

The company's last CEO hunt in 2014 was a major challenge. Sikka, the eventual choice who was plucked from a top job at SAP, was the first chief appointed from outside the group of founders. His brief was to turn around a faltering business.