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Trump rules out talks with Taliban after deadly attacks

President Donald Trump has ruled out talks with the Taliban and vowed to “finish what we have to finish” in Afghanistan, following the wave of deadly terrorist attacks in recent days, killing over 130 people and wounding hundreds more. “They’re killing people

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Thinking different on healthcare in India

To achieve its healthcare goals, the Government must meet its medium-term target. This Budget should focus not merely on higher public health spending or increased allocations. It must encourage the health insurance industry to come up with a standardised, affordable

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‘India 6th wealthiest nation with total wealth of $8,235 bn’

NEW DELHI: LOVE ME OR HATE ME BUT ALWAYS KEEP MY NAME ON BOARD: the miraculous story of a nation of over billion people is gradually shaping up in a ferry tale saga. Now India has been ranked sixth in

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Pak at it again, Loc tense

Rajnath slams shelling, asks Islamabad not to misinterpret our ‘decency’ The frequent ceasefire violations between India and Pakistan escalated on Tuesday when the Pakistan Army set the Line of Control (LoC) on fire by using heavy calibre weapons, including 80 mm mortars,

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Power politics

Pawar takes the lead to bring a disparate crew together to take on the BJP. Will he succeed? When a national leader with political antennae as sharp as Sharad Pawar decides to take the lead in forging unity among Opposition parties

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Roger Federer is testimony of amazing grace: Outstanding player & humble human

Federer’s 20th Grand Slam title is a testament to his talent and affirms that nice guys do finish first Wow. Just wow. Swiss tennis legend Roger Federer in winning the Australian Open Men’s Singles title after an epic five set

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Rising crude prices, sinking human capital pose challenge

The Economic Survey for 2017-18 tabled in Parliament on Monday has flagged several major concerns that could impact the growth scenario.These include threats to agricultural growth due to climate change, spurt in oil prices, emerging risk to global trade, and poor

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China defends itself on Doklam

Defending its military infra- structure build up in Dokalam, China on Monday claimed that the area falls within its sovereignty and said Sino-India differences over the border should be resolved in a “calm way” through the existing mechanisms. Commenting on Indian envoy

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Prez, PM urge triple talaq Bill passage for women’s dignity

President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday made a fresh appeal for early passage of the Bill to criminalise the practice of instant triple talaq by requesting political parties to pass it in the Budget Session. In

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Starting up growth

As usual, Economic Survey is a mixed bag. But it indicates what lies in store for the Budget If Arvind Subramanian is remembered for one thing in a few decades time, it will be for making the annual Economic Survey of

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