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    As Blinken heads to India, his deputy to 'represent US, allies interests' in China talks
    • As Blinken heads to India, his deputy to 'represent US, allies interests' in China talks(06:28)

      New York, July 25 (IANS) On Monday, when Secretary of State Antony Blinken will be on his way to India, his deputy, Wendy Sherman, will be in China representing the interests of the US and its allies during talks with Beijing's top diplomats delivering a tough US message that it will act to defend its interests, according to senior administration officials.

    I-T Dept conducts pan-India searches on prominent business group
    • I-T Dept conducts pan-India searches on prominent business group(10:02)

      New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Income Tax (I-T) Department has conducted a pan-India search operation on a prominent business group, which is involved in businesses in various sectors, including media, power, textiles and real estate, with a group turnover of more than Rs 6,000 crore per annum.

    16 unicorns, $11bn funding: Indian startups rise sans Chinese money
    Changing tactics of terror groups have security forces on tenterhooks
    • Changing tactics of terror groups have security forces on tenterhooks(08:44)

      Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) The arrest of three Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) terrorists from Haridevpur in South Kolkata followed by several arrests and their subsequent interrogation has led the police to believe that the militants coming from or through Bangladesh are not following the traditional patterns of operation. They are adopting new methods and mechanisms which are helping them to avoid security surveillance and expand their organisation.

    Terrorist killed in encounter in J&K's Kulgam (Lead)
    • Terrorist killed in encounter in J&K's Kulgam (Lead)(07:50)

      Srinagar, July 25 (IANS) An unidentified terrorist has been killed in an ongoing encounter between terrorists and security forces at Munard area in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district on Sunday morning, officials said.

    Pak diplomats sweat & look down when they present Talibs to outside world: Af VP
    Quetta is base for insurgency: French Ambassador to Kabul
    • Quetta is base for insurgency: French Ambassador to Kabul(22:20)

      Kabul/New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The French Ambassador to Kabul, David Martinon, has said that the base for insurgency is in Quetta, adding that Afghan leaders and people should show unity against any foreign interferences.

    I-T Dept carries out searches in multiple locations in UP
    Al-Qaeda operates under Taliban protection: UN report
    Govt officials world over among 1.4K WhatsApp users targeted in 2019: WhatsApp CEO
    • Govt officials world over among 1.4K WhatsApp users targeted in 2019: WhatsApp CEO(18:52)

      Washington, July 24 (IANS) Senior government officials from across the world, including individuals in high national security positions who are "allies of the US", were targeted by governments using the NSO Group spyware in a 2019 attack against 1,400 WhatsApp users, according to the messaging apps Chief Executive Officer, The Guardian reported.

    3 terrorists killed in Kashmir encounter (2nd Ld)
    • 3 terrorists killed in Kashmir encounter (2nd Ld)(20:08)

      Srinagar, July 24 (IANS) With the killing of one more terrorist, the number of terrorists killed in an ongoing encounter between terrorists and security forces in Shokbaba forest at Sumblar area of Bandipore district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday morning rose to three, officials said.

    J&K arms licence case: CBI raids 40 locations, including 2 IAS officers' homes (3rd Ld)
    Telcos sought relief in guise of arithmetical errors: SC in AGR case
    • Telcos sought relief in guise of arithmetical errors: SC in AGR case(16:38)

      New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said that the telecom companies' plea seeking 'rectification' of defects in computation of adjusted gross revenue (AGR) would lead to recalculation of the amount in AGR dues, which has already been rejected by the top court last year.

    Banknote used to threaten Afghan envoy's daughter in Islamabad
    • Banknote used to threaten Afghan envoy's daughter in Islamabad(14:52)

      New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) A 50 Pakistani Rupees banknote that mentioned threatening remarks to the Afghan Ambassador to Pakistan, Najibullah Alikhel, was found with his daughter after she returned home in Islamabad following her abduction, a media report said.

    Everyone seeks a pie of Phoolan's legacy
    • Everyone seeks a pie of Phoolan's legacy(13:45)

      Lucknow, July 24 (IANS) Twenty years after she died, former bandit queen and then MP, Phoolan Devi, is all set to make a �comeback in the next Uttar Pradesh assembly elections.

    Quad partnership 'sets the tone' for Blinken India visit: US State Dept
    • Quad partnership 'sets the tone' for Blinken India visit: US State Dept(08:00)

      New York, July 24 (IANS) The US government is pointing to the first leader level Quad summit earlier this year to headline its "high priority" status for the US-India partnership, ahead of Secretary of State Antony Blinken's visit to India next week to discuss China, the coronavirus response and Afghanistan.

    Crime Branch quizzes Shilpa; Kundra to stay in police custody (Ld)
    Trinamool MLA's wife robbed of Rs 1.86L in Delhi
    US Secy of State Blinken to visit India to highlight 'shared priorities'
    Why can't IMD forecast extreme rainfall beyond 200 mm?
    • Why can't IMD forecast extreme rainfall beyond 200 mm?(20:48)

      New Delhi/Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) When mediapersons wanted to know the response of the Maharashtra government on Friday after massive landslides killed more than 40 people with several districts witnessing extreme rainfall and floods, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said that there is a need to change the definitions of the terms used by the weather department.

    Support for Afghan Taliban increasing in Pakistan
    Israel to examine tighter controls on export of spywares like Pegasus
    • Israel to examine tighter controls on export of spywares like Pegasus(19:36)

      London, July 23 (IANS) An Israeli commission reviewing allegations that NSO Group's Pegasus spyware was misused by its customers to target journalists and human rights activists would examine whether rules for Israel's export of cyberweapons such as Pegasus should be tightened, a senior MP said, The Guardian reported.

    Exiled Tibetans ask China to resume dialogue
    • Exiled Tibetans ask China to resume dialogue(19:00)

      Dharamsala, July 23 (IANS) A day after the visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to the Tibet Autonomous Region, the democratically elected Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) on Friday asked him to resume dialogue between Tibetan representatives and the Chinese government.

    Develop method to avoid delay in filing appeals, SC to CBI chief
    Second Manipur activist, held for FB post, freed after HC order
    • Second Manipur activist, held for FB post, freed after HC order(18:42)

      Imphal, July 23 (IANS) Manipur activist Wangkhemcha Wangthoi was released from the central jail following a High Court order on Friday, five days after his associate Erendro Leichombam was freed on the Supreme Court's orders. The duo had been detained under the National Security Act for their Facebook posts criticising BJP leaders for advocating cow dung and cow urine as cure for Covid-19.