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Ajit Doval

NSA Ajit Doval in US, likely to do groundwork for Trump visit to India

Washington and Delhi are currently looking at various dates including the mega Republic Day Parade on January 26, 2019, for the visit.
Ranjan Gogoi

Ranjan Gogoi appointed as new Chief Justice of India, to assume office on 3 October

Earlier this month, Justice Dipak Misra had recommended Justice Gogoi as his successor.
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Top Army commanders approve massive rehaul & downsizing of Indian Army

The reform aims to mainly increase the Indian army's war-fighting capabilities. 
Narendra Modi

Narendra Modi first Indian prime minister to prioritise universal health plan, says Lancet

The UK medical journal also mentioned Congress chief Rahul Gandhi was 'yet to match Modicare'. 
Fortis Hospitals

Ex-Fortis promoter Shivinder withdraws petition against elder brother Malvinder on mother’s advice

Shivinder this month filed an application before the National Company Law Tribunal alleging Malvinder's actions undermining interests of their companies. 
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani

US determined for fresh sanctions on Iran with an eye on India for Chabahar development

The Trump administration is currently reviewing India's development of the strategically important Chabahar port in Iran.
A classroom in India (representational image)

Delhi high court says installing CCTV in classrooms does not invade kid’s privacy

A two-judge bench hearing a PIL on the matter said that the cameras would show the 'correct picture' of whether teachers were teaching in classrooms. 
Representational image | Alyssa Banta/Newsmakers

Indian scientists develop country’s first anti-nuclear medical kit

The kit developed by Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences has over 25 items, that provide protection against harmful radiations. 
Congress leaders

Congress and BJP locked in a bitter war of words over Vijay Mallya’s statements

While Rahul Gandhi accused Arun Jaitley of 'colluding with a criminal', BJP claimed that the UPA govt had given a 'sweet deal' to Kingfisher Airlines.
Mayawati

Congress unhappy with Mayawati for blaming UPA govt for fuel price hike

The BSP chief's views came a day after her party stayed away from the Bharat bandh call given by the Congress on the issue.

On Camera

‘A rich Muslim’s expense on Umrah marriage can teach 3 lakh poor Muslim kids for 18 yrs’

Muslim scholars say 84% of Indian Muslims earn less than Rs 50 a day, and want the community to cut spending on lavish weddings, multiple pilgrimages.
t-series

Should Indians support Bhushan Kumar’s T-Series in YouTube subscriber race against PewDiePie?

Bhushan Kumar’s T-Series and vlogger Felix Kjellberg aka PewDiePie are fighting to attain the number one spot in terms of subscribers on YouTube.

Defence

Indian Army | representational image | Waseem Andrabi/Hindustan Times via Getty Images

Army personnel killed in firing by Pakistani troops in J&K’s Poonch district

The border skirmishes witnessed a spurt after India's air strike on JeM terror camp in Balakot in response to Pulwama attack that killed 40 CRPF personnel.
National Interest

Why Rahul Gandhi’s Congress is in danger of morphing into a clueless NGO

Congress has questions but no answers, ‘leaders’ but no winners. Weeks before polls, it’s behaving like a virtuous, anti-establishment NGO just doing its thing.