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Russia to conduct observation flight over Turkey

Moscow , Oct 24

Russian inspectors on Monday will start observation flights over the Turkish territory under the Open Skies Treaty to monitor its compliance, a senior Russian defense official said.

Heavy shelling on LoC in Jammu all night

Jammu , Oct 24

The Indian and Pakistani armed forces exchanged heavy shelling and firing all night through along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu district on Monday.

Over 7,000 held during ongoing Kashmir violence

Srinagar , Oct 23 More than 7,000 people were arrested by police during the ongoing unrest in the Kashmir Valley that started here on July 9, but 5,500 of them were let off on promise of good behavior, a top police source has said.

Road accidents: Sensation-seeking youth biggest culprits

Chandigarh , Oct 23 India has one of the world's highest accident rates, yet nothing is done to correct the driving pattern of young people who are the cause of most accidents and also its victims, a study by an expert concludes.

Crimeans happy to be with Russia, but tension with Ukraine a concern

Yalta (Crimea) Yalta (Crimea) Oct 23 (IANS) Its two years since a referendum returned Crimea to Russia from the Ukraine and life goes on as usual in the popular tourist destination. The referendum has been largely rejected by the West, but for the locals, the result was largely like "returning home".

UP first family's bruising feud suicidal

New Delhi
Akhilesh YadavAkhilesh Yadav

Till a few weeks ago, Akhilesh Yadav appeared uncertain about how far he should go in challenging his domineering father and canny uncle.

Important to fear failure: Athiya Shetty

New Delhi , Oct 22
Anil KapoorAnil Kapoor
She made her Bollywood acting debut in 2015 with superstar Salman Khans production "Hero" and will next be seen sharing screen space with actor-producer Anil Kapoor. Actress Athiya Shetty says its very important to fear failure.

Clergy sex abuse topic is relevant today: Michael Rezendes

New Delhi , Oct 22
Michael RezendesMichael Rezendes
"Spotlight" -- a film which infused life into an award-winning investigative team's story that exposed a Catholic paedophile scandal involving priests in Boston -- was named as the Best Picture at the Oscar's this year. And Michael Rezendes, one of the journalists who worked on the story, says the relevance of the issue doesn't end with the movie.

Wanted to catch her alive, says man who led ops to kill man-eating tigress

New Delhi , Oct 22
The man eater tigress as captured in one of the night sensor camera. It took over 40 days to track the tigress.

Parag Madhukar Dhakate, the forest officer who led one of India's largest and most modern operations to kill a man-eating tigress on the periphery of Jim Corbett National Park, is not a happy man. On Thursday, the jungle was stripped of another big cat which Dhakate had wanted to capture alive.

How Syrian boy with burnt face became propaganda icon

New Delhi
Hillary ClintonHillary Clinton

The four-year-old Syrian boy with a burnt face found his way to the final debate at Las Vegas in the US between the Republican candidate for President, Donald Trump, and the Democratic Party's Hillary Clinton.