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Posts published in “Day: September 4, 2020”

1971 tapes expose sexist, anti-Indian rants of Nixon

“Undoubtedly the most unattractive women in the world are the Indian women,” they are “pathetic”, they “turn me off”, Indians are “repulsive”. These are just…

1971 tapes expose sexist, anti-Indian rants of Nixon

“Undoubtedly the most unattractive women in the world are the Indian women,” they are “pathetic”, they “turn me off”, Indians are “repulsive”. These are just…

Oilseeds push kharif sowing to record high

Acreage of paddy could take total Kharif (summer crops) sown area to an all-time record level, but it’s the coverage of oilseeds which reported highest…

‘Conflicts should be resolved by peaceful means’

Highlighting the scourge of terrorism, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Friday called for enhanced BRICS cooperation in countering terrorism in a virtual meeting of…

Army chief says troops prepared for contingencies

The Army is fully geared to handle the “delicate and serious” situation along the border with China, having undertaken precautionary deployments to safeguard the country’s…

RBI revamps norms for priority sector loans

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has overhauled its priority sector lending (PSL) norms to boost fund flows to districts that have been excluded and…

False complaints against judges galore: CJI

A Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde on Friday brought into the open a loosely kept secret — that judges faced…

Government may hike duty on imported cars

In a move seen as a protectionist measure, the government on Friday said that import duty on cars and completely- and semi-knocked down assemblies (CKD…

LAC situation unprecedented: Harsh Shringla

The situation on the LAC between India and China was “unprecedented” and it could not be “business as usual”, foreign secretary Harsh Shringla said while…

Teachers’ Day 2020: Wishes, messages, images

No number of thank you cards, flowers or gifts can ever be enough to express the gratitude for the innumerable contributions of teachers in our…

Messi staying at Barcelona to avoid court fight

Lionel Messi ended speculation about his future at Barcelona by announcing on Friday that he would reluctantly stay for another season rather than tackle his…

Rajnath likely to meet Chinese defence min today

In the midst of heightened tensions in eastern Ladakh, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh is likely to hold talks with his Chinese counterpart Wei Fenghe on…

I have pulled out of IPL, says Harbhajan Singh

After Suresh Raina pulled out of the IPL due to personal reasons, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) have suffered another blow as veteran off-spinner Harbhajan Singh…

Gadkari to automakers: Introduce flex-fuel engines

To encourage alternative fuel, the government has decided to allow automakers meeting certain criteria to set up own fuel pumps, provided they sell green fuel…

Non-aggression key for regional peace: Rajnath

Peace and security in the SCO region demands a climate of trust, non-aggression, respect for international rules and peaceful resolution of differences, Defence Minister Rajnath…

Worst behind us, Indian economy recovering: DEA

Days after India reported a 23.9 per cent contraction in its gross domestic product (GDP), the Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) in its Monthly Economic…