Monday, January 26, 2015 | UPDATED 21:14 IST
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66th Republic Day

Colours, military might of India on display

26 Jan 2015 | 6:53 PM

NEW DELHI: Multi-hued images of India's rich cultural diversity and military might as well as achievements in diverse fields unfolded today at the 66th Republic Day parade which had a US President-Barack Obama-as the chief guest for the first time.

For first time, all-women contingent marches down Rajpath

Modi wears colourful Rajasthani turban for R Day

Ashok Chakra for Neeraj Kumar, Mukund Varadarajan

Obama arrives in 'The Beast' for R-Day parade

Clouds hold back for India to celebrate

TMC cries foul, says its R-Day tableaux rejected

TMC cries foul, says its R-Day tableaux rejectedPrime Minister Narendra Modi, President Pranab Mukherjee, US President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama at the Republic Day celebrations in New Delhi on Monday. Reuters
Modi pledges open business environment; Obama raises IPR issue

Modi pledges open business environment; Obama raises IPR issue

26 Jan 2015 | 9:08 PM

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday promised an open business environment, predictable tax regime and to remove "remaining uncertainties" as President Barack Obama raised issues of trade barriers and intellectual property while seeking ease of doing business in India.

12 killed as train rams vehicle in Hisar

12 killed as train rams vehicle in Hisar

26 Jan 2015 | 3:17 PM

HISAR: Twelve members of a family, including five women and four children, were killed and three others injured when the vehicle they were travelling in was hit by Dhuri-Sirsa passenger train at an unmanned rail crossing along the Chandigarh-Hisar road near Sarsod village in Barwala subdivision of Hisar district on Monday.

Obamas attend President's 'At Home'

Obamas attend President's 'At Home'

26 Jan 2015 | 6:36 PM

NEW DELHI: President Pranab Mukherjee played host to a traditional and annual Republic Day 'At Home' reception for dignitaries and the general public on the lawns of Rashtrapati Bhavan on Monday.

Modi's latest style: Own name on suit!

Modi's latest style: Own name on suit!

26 Jan 2015 | 6:44 PM

NEW DELHI: A close look at Narendra Modi's bandhgala suit that he wore for a joint appearance with US President Barack Obama here showed it was a customised marvel - with the Prime Minister's full name, 'Narendra Damodardas Modi', written in pinstripes.

Obama, Modi break deadlock over nuclear deal

Obama, Modi break deadlock over nuclear deal

26 Jan 2015 | 2:09 AM

NEW DELHI: Ending a six-year old stalemate in operationalising the path-breaking civil nuclear agreement, India and the United States today announced policy resolution on two key issues paving the way for a nuclear trade within the ambit of domestic laws and international obligations.

Focus on co-production in defence

26 Jan 2015 | 1:56 AM

NEW DELHI: Taking the first baby step in joint production of military equipment, India and the US announced four products that can be manufactured in India.

Climate change

PM: No pressure to sign deal on emission cut

26 Jan 2015 | 2:01 AM

NEW DELHI: Dismissing speculation of "US pressure" on him to enter into a "US-China" like agreement on emission cuts, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said no "pressure" from any person (US President) or country (the US) could work on India.

Talks on investment pact to resume

Talks on investment pact to resume

26 Jan 2015 | 1:56 AM

NEW DELHI: Underlining the growing importance of economic ties between India and the US, PM Narendra Modi today said the improvement in economies of the two countries is leading to optimism.

Shared effort, progress for all, says India-US joint statement

26 Jan 2015 | 1:56 AM

NEW DELHI: Reaffirming that India's rise is also in the interest of the United States, regional and global stability, and global economic growth, President Obama reiterated the US’ readiness to partner with India in this transformation.

Cartoonist R.K. Laxman dies at 94Obituary

Cartoonist R.K. Laxman dies at 94

26 Jan 2015 | 9:14 PM

PUNE: Legendary cartoonist RK Laxman, creator of the iconic "Common Man", died in a private hospital here on Monday evening after a brief illness, a family member said. He was 94.

Chilly weather in North, fog adds to woes

Chilly weather in North, fog adds to woes

26 Jan 2015 | 8:21 PM

NEW DELHI: Chilly weather conditions prevailed across north India on Monday coupled with dense fog and scattered rain in some parts.


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New mode of judges' selection

New mode of judges' selection

Uncertainty persists on the procedure the NJAC may follow

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Ashok Chakra for Neeraj Kumar, Mukund Varadarajan

Ashok Chakra for Neeraj Kumar, Mukund Varadarajan

26 Jan 2015 | 3:53 PM

NEW DELHI: Major Mukund Varadarajan and Naik Neeraj Kumar Singh, the two Army personnel who laid down their lives combating militants in Kashmir Valley, were on Monday awarded posthumously the highest peacetime military honour, the Ashok Chakra, by the President.

CITY FOCUS

5 lose savings to swindlers

26 Jan 2015 | 1:26 AM

CHANDIGARH: Swindlers posing as bank representatives targeted five city residents and duped them of about Rs 3.38 lakh. The Chandigarh police have registered cases at different police stations.

NoPunjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal takes salute on R Day celebrations at Mohali on Monday. Tribune photo: Vicky Gharu

CM Badal wows to fight social evils on R Day

26 Jan 2015 | 3:57 PM

Mohali: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Monday appealed to all the political parties, NGOs, voluntary and social organisations to launch a crusade against the social evils, especially the drug menace, during his address to mark the 66th Republic Day celebrations here.

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Some forces playing politics on drug issue: Sukhbir

26 Jan 2015 | 9:12 PM

JALANDHAR: Asserting that "Punjab is not a den of drugs", Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Monday said some forces were deliberately dubbing the state and its people as "drug addicts" to gain political mileage.

BSF Director shifts onus of drug abuse on state

26 Jan 2015 | 8:37 PM

ATTARI: The Director General of Border Security Force, DK Pathak, on Monday shifted the onus of drug addiction on the Punjab government by saying that it was synthetic drugs that contributed the most to drug abuse in Punjab.

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Investment outlook for 2015

Investment outlook for 2015

26 Jan 2015 | 2:12 AM

How should one plan his finances in New Year keeping in mind the rules of financial planning?

NoPersistent rain washed out the tri-series match between Australia and India in Sydney on Monday. AFP

India-Australia ODI match washed out

26 Jan 2015 | 7:59 PM

SYDNEY:Rain played spoilsport as the tri-series cricket match between India and Australia was on Monday abandoned with the two teams sharing the points, which left the visiting side in with a chance to make it to the final.

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India in must-win situation

26 Jan 2015 | 2:22 AM

SYDNEY: Their World Cup preparations derailed by successive losses, India would look to reignite the spark and keep themselves afloat in the ODI cricket tri-series when they take on an unbeaten Australia in a must-win game here on Monday. With three victories in three matches, the hosts have already qualified for the final in Perth on February 1. The heavy loss to England in Brisbane means that India will have to win both their remaining games, on MOnday here and then in Perth against England, with a decent margin.

Sania, Paes reach mixed doubles quarters at Australian Open

26 Jan 2015 | 3:31 PM

MELBOURNE: Sania Mirza and Leander Paes carved out contrasting wins with different partners to reach the mixed doubles quarterfinals at the Australian Open tennis tournament here on Monday.

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