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SCO Summit: Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in Bishkek

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on the sidelines of the SCO Summit here and discussed the role played by In...

Bahrain to ban plastic bags in July

Bahrain will start phasing out the use of plastic bags in July, the media reported.A Ministerial order with respect to the technical regulations for p...

CPM admits to losing support among 'basic classes' , says worst Lok Sabha performance since independence

The CPI-M has admitted that its rout in the Lok Sabha elections follows "an erosion of support among the basic classes".An editorial in the CPI-M jour...

Two sisters allegedly gang-raped at gunpoint in UP's Muzaffarnagar

Two minor sisters were allegedly raped by four men at gunpoint on Tuesday evening, police said.According to a complaint, the sisters aged 13 and 15 ye...

Certain humane considerations must influence grant of visa, HC tells Centre

Although the State has "unfettered discretion" while granting visas to foreign nationals, certain humane considerations must influence its decisions, ...