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Oil flares; govt asks cos to keep price hikes 'low'

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 14:54
Fuel pricing reforms appear to be sputtering as state-run fuel retailers are moderating their daily upward revision in pump prices on verbal nudge from the oil ministry as global crude markets remain on fire.

Army kills four Pak soldiers, five JeM terrorists

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 14:07
The Army killed at least four Pakistani soldiers on Monday, including a major, as well as five Jaish-e-Muhammed terrorists in separate incidents as part of its strategy to "pro-actively dominate" the Line of Control.

Israel PM Netanyahu hails Narendra Modi as a 'revolutionary leader'

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 13:39
The strong bonding between PM Narendra Modi and Benjamin Netanyahu was in full display on Monday as the Israeli premier called Modi a "revolutionary leader" who had transformed India-Israel ties and the Indian PM reciprocated, promising big steps in cooperation in agriculture, science, and defence.

SC judges back to work post stormy morning meet

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 13:09
After Friday's tumultuous press conference by the four most senior judges of the Supreme Court where they alleged that sensitive cases were being assigned to 'select benches', all the judges gathered for the first time on Monday morning for the customary tea before the day's work.

IITian gives up cushy job, family for 'diksha'

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 11:30
For 29-year-old Sanket Parekh, a chemical engineer from IIT-Bombay, life was all about targets and achievements.He had a well-paying job and was planning a post-graduation course in the US.

Senior judges not in CJI-led bench for key cases

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 10:42
Amid a virtual rift between the Chief Justice Dipak Misra and four senior-most judges over the assignment of important cases, the Supreme Court on Monday announced the composition of a 5-judge constitution bench headed by the CJI, which does not include them.

UK scrambles jets to intercept Russian bombers 

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 06:39
Britain's Ministry of Defence (MoD) confirmed that the Quick Reaction Alert (QRA) aircraft took off from Royal Air Force (RAF) base Lossiemouth in north east Scotland, without confirming the exact number of Typhoons involved.

'Kamala Mills tragedy has shaken our conscience'

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 04:48
The HC made the observations while hearing a PIL filed by former Mumbai police commissioner Julio Ribeiro, seeking a judicial inquiry into the incident and also a direction to the government and the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation to carry out fire safety audit of all eateries and restaurants.

Spectator gored to death by bull during Jallikattu

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 02:29
A spectator aged 19 years was gored to death by a bull during a Jallikattu event at Palamedu in Madurai district of Tamil Nadu on Monday. Over 25 people were injured in the bull-taming event.

Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat's comments 'unconstructive': China

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 01:53
The Chinese reaction came following comments by Gen Rawat two days ago that India needs to shift focus from its border with Pakistan to that of China and spoke of pressure being exerted by Beijing along the Line of Actual Control.

Facial recognition for Aadhaar from July 1

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 00:35
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) had decided to introduce a 'face authentication' option to help those encountering issues with other forms of biometric verification, like fingerprint and iris scanning, for the Aadhaar.

2nd Test Live: Rain halts play in final session

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 23:48
Check live cricket score, cricket scorecard & ball by ball commentary of India vs South Africa 2nd Test on Times of India

4 most senior SC judges back to work in court

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 21:48
The four senior Supreme Court judges, who aired their grievances against the Chief Justice of India (CJI) at a press conference, were back at work today, reported news agency PTI.

Learning with Times: Why Aadhaar has no parallel

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 18:57
The idea of a single over-arching identity number for all citizens issued by the state is not new, but in most developed countries, passport and driver’s licence remain the most-accepted IDs. ID cards started as a tool to track citizens.

Infy gives highest variable pay in past 9 quarters

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 16:56
In a big surprise to employees, Infosys has given 95% of variable pay in the December quarter - a rare gesture and the highest level of payout in the past nine quarters.

After Doklam, ITBP gets air wing to keep eye on China border

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 13:20
Learning from the Doklam experience, the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) will soon have an air wing primarily for reconnaissance so that transgressions by the People's Liberation Army (PLA), troop build-up and construction activities across the border can be spotted in time.