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HAL treats Jaitley with flying display of its air power

Bengaluru , May 30

State-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) treated acting Defence Minister Arun Jaitely with a special flying display of its fighters, trainer jets and helicopters at its airport in this aviation hub.

Aggressive CRPF's post-Sukma anti-Maoist strategy notches big success

New Delhi , May 29 Within a month of the Sukma attack in which Maoists killed 25 CRPF troopers, the paramilitary force claimed big success in its anti-Maoist operations -- with 105 left-wing rebels caught and 25 surrendering -- thanks to better intelligence gathering in a new "aggressive" strategy.

'Midnight Rider' Gregg Allman and his rock music journey

New Delhi In a nearly half-century career, both in a band and solo, his distinctive voice, inspired lyrics and energetic guitar work went to make Gregg Allman a musical legend as pioneer and practitioner of 'Southern Rock' - which brought together rock and roll with traditional blues, jazz, country music and other forms to create a unique and unforgettable sound.

Rates and results to guide equity markets

Mumbai , May 28 Macro-economic data points, along with quarterly results and a decision on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) sub-rates on gold, will form the major themes for the Indian stock markets during the upcoming week, market observers say.

Himalayan hand in December 2004 tsunami that killed 250,000

Bengaluru , May 28 Scientists have found that Himalayas played a role in the generation of magnitude-9.2 Sumatran earthquake on December 26, 2004, which, together with the massive tsunami that followed, killed more than 250,000 people -- making it one of the deadliest natural disasters in history.

How climate change is affecting Kinnaur's apples - and more

New Delhi
An apple farmer showing his tree

On April 16, Roshan Lal Negi woke up to find snow carpeting the courtyard of his home in Jangi village. Boys with smartphones quickly made videos to share on WhatsApp but more than a month later, the snow -- now filthy -- still sits on the lower parts of most peaks in Kinnaur district, Himachal Pradesh.

Show a single act of divisive agenda: Naidu dares Opposition

New Delhi , May 29
M Venkaiah NaiduM Venkaiah Naidu

Information and Broadcasting Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu has dared the opposition and critics to show a single act of divisive agenda pursued by the Modi government and distanced the BJP from actions of fringe Hindutva elements and cow vigilantes.