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Last updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014 2:22:17 PM

Kerry meets Jaitley ahead of strategic dialogue
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) US Secretary of State John Kerry Thursday met Finance Minister Arun Jaitley ahead of his meeting with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj for the 5th India-US Strategic Dialogue as the US struck up its first high-level engagement with the Narendra Modi government.

Thursday, July 31, 2014 1:36:12 PM

Ban e-rickshaws, high court orders Delhi government
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday ordered an immediate ban on plying of e-rickshaws in the capital, saying their unregulated operation is "hazardous to other traffic on the road as well as to citizens".

Thursday, July 31, 2014 1:26:11 PM

'Old fears' of cultural polarisation rising in Goa (News Analysis)
Panaji, July 31 (IANS) While apologizing for his "India is already a Hindu Nation" and "I am a Christian-Hindu" comments, Goa Deputy Chief Minister Francis D'Souza did not necessarily admit to any wrongdoing.

Thursday, July 31, 2014 1:06:08 PM

Thomas L. Vajda is new US Consul-General in Mumbai
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) A career diplomat Thomas L. Vajda took charge Thursday as the new US Consul-General in Mumbai, an official said here.

Thursday, July 31, 2014 12:58:03 PM

'India gave befitting reply to beheading of soldiers'
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Outgoing army chief General Bikram Singh Thursday said the Indian Army gave a "befitting reply" to Pakistan on beheading its soldiers.

Thursday, July 31, 2014 12:48:03 PM

President to visit West Bengal, Telangana
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee will visit West Bengal and Telangana Aug 1-2, Rashtrapati Bhavan said Thursday.

Thursday, July 31, 2014 12:30:05 PM

Shutdown hits normal life in Bangalore
Bangalore, July 31 (IANS) Normal life was affected Thursday across the city owing to partial response to shutdown called by pro-Kannada groups to protest rising crimes against women and incidents of rapes of minors.

Thursday, July 31, 2014 12:30:04 PM

One child killed in Mumbai landslide
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) A five-year old boy was killed and at least five others were injured in a landslide in a Mumbai suburb Thursday, officials said.

Thursday, July 31, 2014 12:14:03 PM

Rajya Sabha adjourned till noon over bugging allegations
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was Thursday adjourned till noon after opposition members created an uproar to demand a debate on the reported bugging at union Minister Nitin Gadkari's Delhi residence.

Thursday, July 31, 2014 11:56:18 AM

Reckless remarks have dented Goa's image: Tourism industry
Panaji, July 31 (IANS) Goa ministers' remarks on banning biknis and demanding a Hindu nation have "really damaged" the state's reputation as a safe beach destination, said tourism industry stakeholders.

Thursday, July 31, 2014 11:50:04 AM

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