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Thousands march once again in Hong Kong

A mass rally in Hong Kong on Sunday, widely deemed the most important so far this month, attracted tens of thousands of people as the crisis entered the 11th consecutive weekend of anti-government protests.

India, Bhutan agree on close coordination, boost ties

India and Bhutan has agreed to maintain close coordination on matters linked to each other's security and national interests, and emphasised on the hydro-power development as one of the important areas of mutually beneficial cooperation.

Triple talaq 'un-Islamic', not supported by Quran: Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said here that the concept of 'triple talaq' is "un-Islamic" and does not have the sanction of the Quran.

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat pitches for conversation on reservation

There should be conversation in harmonious atmosphere between those in favour of reservation and those against it, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat said on Sunday. Bhagwat said he had spoken on reservation earlier as well, but it created a lot of noise and the whole discussion diverted from the actual issue.

Yediyurappa awaits Shah's nod to expand cabinet

The much-delayed cabinet expansion of the three-week-old BJP government in Karnataka is set to take place this week after party's national president Amit Shah clears the names of legislators for inducting, an official source said on Sunday.

Gehlot blames ex-CM Raje for lapses in Pehlu Khan probe

Blaming former Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje's government for reported lapses in the Pehlu Khan lynching case, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Sunday said his government has formed an SIT to investigate the case.

Himachal sees highest ever rainfall in 24 hours

The local Indian Meteorological Department on Sunday said Himachal Pradesh received the highest ever rainfall for a 24-hour period, since records began almost 70 years ago.

China entered Demchok as Cong didn't give due importance to Ladakh, syas BJP MP Namgyal

Jamyang Tsering Namgyal, the BJP MP from Ladakh who shot to fame after his impassioned speech on Article 370 in Parliament, feels the region did not get due importance in defence policies under the Congress rule and that was why "China has captured its area up to the Demchok sector".

AIIMS opens Emergency ward, blamed for losses in fire

The Delhi Fire Service (DFS) on Sunday blamed the AIIMS for the losses it suffered in a major fire even as the premier institute reopened its Emergency ward a day after the disaster.

Talks with Pakistan now only on PoK’, says Rajnath Singh

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said that talks with Pakistan would now only be on PoK, the territory of Kashmir which is under Pakistan's control since it invaded the state in 1947.

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