In Maharashtra, NCP extracts both home, finance

MUMBAI: The long-delayed portfolios in the three-party Maharashtra government were finalised on Saturday evening with NCP succeeding in securing the home department from Shiv Sena, to whom it had been allocated earlier. CM Uddhav Thackeray submitted the list of portfolios to governor B S Koshyari for approval in the evening. […]

Nankana row involved two Muslim groups: Pak

NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD: Facing flak for the vandalism at the Sikh holy shrine of Nankana Sahib, Pakistan on Saturday said the “altercation” involved two Muslim groups rather than intimidation of Sikhs inside the gurdwara — an astounding claim in the face of videos of Friday’s incident. Pakistan said what happened at […]

CAT top 10 get 100 percentile; all male engineers

MUMBAI: Yet another year witnessed male engineers dominate the toppers’ list of CAT — the entrance test for IIMs — with 10 of them bagging 100 percentile. Rahul Manglik, a Delhiite studying at IIT-Bombay, was among the students to get 99.99 percentile. Girls, though, did not make it to the […]

Pompeo discusses Iran situation with Indian envoy

NEW DELHI: The US has kept India in the loop about developments related to Iran following the killing of top Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani. It is understood that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed the situation with outgoing Indian ambassador and foreign secretary-designate Harsh Vardhan Shringla in a meeting after […]

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