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Moon warns N Korea against provocation during drills

South Korean President Moon Jae-in war­ned North Korea not to use his nation’s latest round of annual military drills with the U.S. as an excuse for any further provocations.

Campaign to stop sale of brides to Arab men picks up

Mosques in the Indian technology hub of Hyderabad are joining a growing campaign to stop schoolgirls being sold as brides to  elderly Arab men, authorities said on Monday, amid an outcry about

Race for outer space heats up

Think billionaires and outer space and three names quickly come to mind: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson.

Tata Motors to invest Rs 4K cr to speed up sales in India

Tata Motors will invest more than Rs 4,000 crore ($625 million) to boost sales of its passenger and commercial vehicles, its chief executive said on Monday, as the automaker looks to return to prof

Essar Oil goes to Rosneft, Trafigura & UCP

Debt-laden Essar Group on Monday concluded the sale of Essar Oil, including the captive port, power and retail assets, to Russian government-controlled oil giant Rosneft and a consortium of investo

Democracy is not a captive of ideology

There is an unheralded shift within the democratic world, at the macro level, from loud ideological signposts for governance to a quiet and equitable way of running the affairs of state.

Aggressive force that is revisiting history

The right swing has dealt a toe-crushing blow to the Bharatiya Janata Party’s political opponents as they run out of stock with ideas to counter the ideological onslaught unleashed by the ruling di

The rise of the right

Imposition of Hindi

China blames India for border scuffle

China laid the blame at India’s door on Monday for an altercation along their border in the western Himalayas involving soldiers from both of the Asian giants.

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