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Dineshwar Sharma’s J&K visit broke the ice. Now he has to win over youth on the streets

The separatist challenge can be overcome to a certain extent if Sharma can convince the civil society of the sincerity of his efforts.

Pradyuman’s ‘killer’ teen told classmate to gear up for days off

CBI says the 16-year-old class XI student of Ryan International School told his friend not to prepare for exams, that he had “made arrangements”.

Twist in Ryan school case hints at botched-up probe by Gurugram cops

CBI claims a teenager killed 7-year-old Pradyuman, finds little evidence against the bus conductor, the earlier suspect in the case.

Nuclear-capable Nirbhay to offer India new strike options

Despite reports and a perception that the missile is now ready and good for deployment, the Nirbhay has a long way to go before entering service with the armed forces.

India on verge of losing last available C-17 Globemaster over red tape

Special request made to US in 2015 to hold last aircraft; MoD process stuck despite approval.

NIA to investigate killings of RSS leaders in Punjab

3 cases of murder of Right-wing Hindu leaders have been reported from the state so far; killers are still at large and suspects include militants, Pakistan.

India to help Afghanistan get 6 Soviet-era choppers back into combat

After basic repairs in India, New Delhi will pay for complete overhaul of the aircraft in Russia.

Big win for India: Terror watchdog puts Pakistan on notice over Lashkar, JuD

With US help, India overcomes opposition from China, pushes FATF to ask Pakistan to do more to freeze assets of Lashkar and JuD.

Brigadier posted at Army HQ under police scanner for links with arms dealer

Delhi Police suspects he ‘leaked’ information related to weapon procurements to absconding arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari, writes to defence ministry seeking information.

China-Pakistan Economic Corridor work moving at fast pace

Satellite images reveal CPEC road passes through Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, China promised $62 billion investment in the project.

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What Akal Takht must know about harmonium and music before banishing it from Golden Temple

In an era where India’s past and ‘purity’ are constantly being dug up and debated, the humble harmonium has become the latest victim.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

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Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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