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Modi's claim wrong, Manmohan Singh visited Canada in 2010: Congress
Taking "strong objection" to Narendra Modi's claim of being the first Indian prime minister in 42 years to visit Canada, the Congress on Friday sought to remind him of ex-prime minister Manmohan ....... More

Modi insulting India during foreign tours, will tail him in future: Congress

Ziaul Haque murder case: Azad to file protest petition against CBI closure report - See more at: http://www.ummid.com/news/2013/August/16.08.2013/ziaul-haq-murder-protest-petition.html#sthash.oYpTge2d.dpuf


Vacation over, Rahul Gandhi back home; BJP takes a dig

Forty-four-year-old Rahul Gandhi, out of sight since the budget session of parliament began on February 23, returned after 56 days amid intense speculation regarding his whereabouts. There were different versions to his sojourn, with one version saying he was in Myanmar, a second..... More


Pope's provocation continues, says those who shun debate want to stifle it

Ankara described the pontiff's remarks as "slander" and accused him of spreading hatred. Francis appeared to defend his comments when in a homily earlier this week he appealed ..... More

Pope calls for 'frankness' amid row over Armenian 'genocide' remarks


Converted to Islam to protest religious fascism against Muslims: TN Joy

Quoting Karl Marx’s 'Religion is the sigh of Masses', T.N. Joy, a renowned social and political activist, Tuesday announced his conversion to Islam. Quoting Karl Marx’s 'Religion is the sigh of Masses', T.N. Joy, a renowned social and political activist, Tuesday announced..... More


Owaisis, Rane magic fails; Trupti Sawant wins Bandra for Shiv Sena

Shiv Sena's Trupti Sawant Wednesday won the Bandra (East) assembly constituency, defeating Congress stalwart and former Maharashtra Chief Minister Narayan Rane by over ..... More

Tasgaon bypoll: RR Patil's widow leading by over 95,000 votes

Latest Headlines

Sitaram Yechury new CPI-M chief, vows to strengthen party

Net neutrality in India still a myth, but don't log off

India losing 'virtual water' through food exports

Peaceful shutdown in Karnataka in support of Cauvery dam

Kashmir: Teenager killed in firing, two policemen held

Mouth bacteria can tell the status of liver disease

Has Rahul Gandhi shot himself in the foot?

Arun Jaitley says 'no retro tax' as claim cases continue

Masrat Alam to be jailed, says Rajnath after clashes in Srinagar

Maharashtra FDA raids Snapdeal.com for selling restricted drugs

UGC issues guidelines on students' safety at higher institutes

SC fines women and child development ministry Rs.50,000

Kisan Mazdoor Sabha to protest against land acquisition ordinance

2.67-lakh to write exam for 440 posts under KPS

Najma Heptulla morphed Maulana Azad's photo: Plea alleges

CPI-M opposes move to drop special category status to northeast

Sheer nonsense, Owaisi says of Nitesh Rane linking MIM with drugs

2015 JEE Mains OMR Sheet to be released on Saturday April 18

India's Paralympic body suspended, sports ministry issues notice

Agra's monuments victims of ASI's callous neglect

Sensex closes over 220 points down, healthcare stocks plunge

Masrat Alam a rock stuck in Mufti's throat?

Explosion in Agra public toilet kills two

'NASA MESSENGER' spacecraft to crash into Mercury soon

Canada's Green Party voices concerns over uranium deal with India

End negative publicity, time to rediscover Kashmir: J&K officials

Indian-origin scientist develops first self-powered camera

Indian-American Maya Harris leads Hillary Clinton's agenda team

India offers to increase women peacekeepers' UN participation to ...

Australian boy fitted with world's first diabetic insulin pump

Go to special court for bail, SC to Malegaon blast accused

IT department continues shaming defaulters, publishes 31 name

Abu Dhabi-based NRI Nikita Gandhi wins 'MasterChef India 4'

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Delay in Saudi labour law cheers Indian expatriates
The Council of Saudi Chambers (CSC), an influencial business body, said in a letter to the labour minister that raising the Saudisation rate at this stage would have a negative impact on the job market as companies would not be able to recruit enough...... More

Hindu temples, Bollywood and a Yemeni city's India ties - See more at: http://www.ummid.com/news/2013/May/19.05.2013/india_yemen_ties.html#sthash.XKW7IskH.dpuf

Masrat Alam to be jailed, says Rajnath after clashes in Srinagar
Moreover, 74 per cent of eighth standard students don't have class-appropriate competence, says a report by the Comptroller and Auditor...... More

Masrat Alam booked for unlawful activities in Srinagar

Modi's life story reflects India's potential: Obama writes in TIME magazine
Calling Modi by his first name Narendra, Obama recalled that when he came to Washington, they visited the memorial to Martin Luther King Jr. "We reflected...... More

Silent in India, Modi bats for secularism in Germany


Israel’s settlements profiting from abuse of Palestinian kids: Rights body

"Europe is a significant export market for settlement agricultural products, and some products are exported to the US. The EU has moved to exclude Israeli settlement products from the preferential tariff treatment it...... More


Six Janata Parivar parties merge to form SJP; Mulayam to be chief

The decision was announced at a meeting of leaders from Janata Dal-United, Janata Dal-Secular, Rashtriya Janata Dal, Indian National Lok Dal and Samajwadi Janata Party, apart from the Samajwadi Party..... More


2015 JEE Mains OMR Sheet to be released on Saturday April 18

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will on Saturday i.e. April 18 make available the answer keys and images of response sheets (OMR sheets) for download to over 1.3 million students who appeared for the coveted exam ...... More

Another Shiv Sena shocker: Forced sterilisation for Muslims
Shiv Sena, known for its disruptive politics, on Wednesday supported the recent call by All India Hindu Mahasabha vice president Sadhvi Deva Thakur demanding forced 'nasbandi' (sterilisation) of Muslims and Christians to restrict their numbers in the .... More

'Three-fourth of Class 8 students in Himachal schools lack competence'
Moreover, 74 per cent of eighth standard students don't have class-appropriate competence, says a report by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG). Additionally, 31 percent of schools in the state...... More

Railways to build station near China border in Arunachal
Just days after it was revealed that China was planning a railway link to Nepal with a tunnel under the world's highest peak Mt Everest, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Saturday Indian Railways will soon set up a station in Arunachal Pradesh ..... More


Suspend policemen who were escorting undertrials: Asaduddin Owaisi
Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) and other Muslim groups in Telangana threatened to launch a state-wide protests against the state government ..... More

SIT to probe killing of Muslim undertrials in Telangana


Dr. Ambedkar remembered amidst political parties' fight over his legacy

The day started with top leaders including President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Mohammed Hamid Ansari, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, former prime minister Manmohan Singh and several MPs..... More


Radical West much bigger threat to peace than 'Radical Islam'

West thinks that West alone knows what is best; and West alone knows how to act or react. What else can be a more extreme form of radicalization? All others forms of Radicalization in the current world including 'Radical' Islam are the product, direct....... More

Special Reports

Beaking the menstrual taboo: Moving beyond the gender divide

Experts feel this silence needs to be replaced with a conversation that would result in changing mindsets from rejection to confidence .... More

Decade-long cyber-spying likely tied to China targeted Indian sectors

Saboo Siddik students win aeronautical competition held in US

Separatists, Pandits on same side in protesting against separate township

Over 60 percent of world's population are 'religious': Study

Philanthropist Frank Islam who invests in the future of India

Asiya, five other Indian students awarded Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Most of world eats beef, are they all wicked, asks Justice Katju

MPSC Results: Only 05 Muslims among 435 successful candidates

India, Pakistan script a new chapter in Venice Biennale's history

Bhopal school wins accolades at Asia Education Summit 2015

American Muslim to recite Adhan, Prophet's last sermon in 50 US states

Riyadh playing natural role as anchor of stability; IS enemy of Islam: Envoy

Rajasthan visit makes Turkish percussionist emotional

Rampant crime makes Lucknow UP's 'crime capital'

Chhattisgarh exodus:100,000 villagers migrate in three years

'Emotional view of Indians towards gold needs to change'

French college launches first Qur’an chair

Salva Rasool's affection for Allah on canvas, crowd throngs for a glimpse

Russian province mosque opens after 90 years

After Paris attack, more people reading Quran, buying books on Islam

Qutb Shahi tombs to regain lost grandeur

Now, CBSE class 12 students demand lenient marking for Physics paper

Can Internet be allowed to spell death for the unborn girl child?

Dad never opposed my conversion to Islam: Yuvan Shankar Raja

Muslim family carves special chair for Pope's Bosnia visit

Singapore bids farewell to founding father Lee Kuan Yew

Lee Kuan Yew: Visionary and icon of Asian politics

Sareshwala shown door after Owaisi walkout from Muslim panel meet

Fatima Khan's 'A December Evening' impresses AMU, fellow writers

Pakistan siblings are youngest certified ethical hackers

Revert woman is first Ukrainian to memorize entire Qur'an

Modi aide Zafar Sareshwala forced to leave Muslim panel's Jaipur meet

Feeling insecure, uncomfortable, say Muslims in law board's Jaipur meet

BMC school student Mohd Ali wins India's biggest puzzle contest

Views & Analysis

A home we left behind 25 years ago - for good

I have always found it tedious to answer the question: "Which is your hometown?" Not because I am a daughter of an army officer or belong to a family of travellers, but because "I was born in Srinagar and was brought up in Jammu." I have been using this statement since the early..... More

Political Ideology and Interpretation of History

Does Capitalist India need Trade Unions?

Kejriwal chose Perfect Victory over Perfect Party

Baha'is seek Modi's help to overcome Iranian persecution

Re-probe of Hashimpura Muslim killing case

Sonia Gandhi in charge but her alliance is shaky

How will Netanyahu victory affect Iran deal, Palestinian future?

Israel Elections: A lot at stake in region and beyond

Bihar education system in dire straits

Hindu Rashtra, Cow and Muslims

Turning 50: B-Town's Khans 'happy', 'dabangg', creating 'dhoom'

Uphill task for Kashmir's first professionally-qualified finance minister

Why the Upsurge in Sexual Harassment of Women in India?

Narendra Modi net gainer from Manmohan summons

Holy Cow, Beef and Indian Political Games

A month after smashing win, AAP locked in crisis

Muslims earn peanut; Govt, Hindus benefit most from animal slaughter

Will infighting in AAP leadership disillusion the Aam Aadmi?

Shocking Nagaism in Dimapur

Why they convert to Islam?

Invite the world to fight ISIS but help it militarily

Kashmir challenge: Modi could write history or blot it

Fugitive prince: Is there a rift between Sonia and Rahul?

India Defence allocation: Need for structural review

Indian Urdu, Pakistani Urdu

Beyond Congress's Leadership Failure: An existential crisis

When Terrorism Is Not Terrorism

Banning pig farming sure option for controlling Swine Flu

BJP feels the pinch as Shiv Sena sharpens attack

Delhi Elections: Have Muslims abandoned Congress?

A 'Popular' Government in Jammu & Kashmir

Circumcision: The Booster of Life Expectancy

'Modi lost because he did not corporatize fast enough?'

After Delhi rout, alarm bells ring for BJP in UP

Some middle-class views on AAP's first-class win

Modi-fication of Minority Institutions

Congress Dilemma of Resurgence

Education & Career

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2015 Delhi Elections

Nagma who cleared CA in 1st attempt vows to adopt two children
In order to keep the promise she had made to a donor, Nagma Pathan, daughter of a taxi driver in Ahmedabad who cleared the CA Final exams in her first attempt, has vowed to... More

Combined Defence Services CDS 2014 exam results declared

MANUU staff, students slam 'BJP Minority Morcha' interference in varsity affairs
Girls outperform boys in academic achievements globally
Higher education to the aid of rural India - through technology
Saudi Arabia seeks closer educational ties with India
CEED 2015 score cards available for download from January 22
CAT 2015: Know everything about the Management Entrance Exam
CA Final and CA CPT results declared
MANUU should ensure employability of its students: Zafar Sareshwala
Vedic maths gets vote of confidence from students, teachers
2015 IIT JEE Advanced to be conducted on May 24, results on June 18
They (Muslims) were the nicest people I met, writes a student after Masjid visit
CBSE 2015 class 12, class 10 exams begin March 2; results in May

MANUU staff, students slam 'BJP Minority Morcha' interference in varsity affairs
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Girls outperform boys in academic achievements globally
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Higher education to the aid of rural India - through technology
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Saudi Arabia seeks closer educational ties with India
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CEED 2015 score cards available for download from January 22
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CAT 2015: Know everything about the Management Entrance Exam
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CA Final and CA CPT results declared
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/19.01.2015/ca-final-results-declared.html

MANUU should ensure employability of its students: Zafar Sareshwala
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/14.01.2015/zafar-sareshwal-on-manuu.html


Vedic maths gets vote of confidence from students, teachers
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2015 IIT JEE Advanced to be conducted on May 24, results on June 18
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They (Muslims) were the nicest people I met, writes a student after Masjid visit
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/10.01.2015/us-school-student-on-mosque-visit.html


CBSE 2015 class 12, class 10 exams begin March 2; results in May
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/07.01.2015/cbse-exam-schedule.htmlJagadguru Kripalu Parishat honoured for educating the girl child - See more at: http://ummid.com/news/2013/September/01.09.2013/honour-for-educating-girls.html#sthash.I8K5uwRA.dpuf
Jagadguru Kripalu Parishat honoured for educating the girl child - See more at: http://ummid.com/news/2013/September/01.09.2013/honour-for-educating-girls.html#sthash.I8K5uwRA.dpuf


'Robot scientist' Eve can discover new drugs faster

A second Software Technology Park would be set up in Tripura to boost information technology in the country's northeast region and to reach out to people of rural and remote areas with e-governance, a minister said here Saturday. - See more at: http://www.ummid.com/news/2013/October/27.10.2013/tripura-software-park.html#sthash.3FpdcuQq.dpuf

A second Software Technology Park would be set up in Tripura to boost information technology in the country's northeast region and to reach out to people of rural and remote areas with e-governance, a minister said here Saturday. - See more at: http://www.ummid.com/news/2013/October/27.10.2013/tripura-software-park.html#sthash.3FpdcuQq.dpuf

Eve is designed to automate early-stage drug design. First, she systematically tests each member from a large set of compounds in the standard brute-force way of conventional mass screening. Eve can be used for .... More

World's first software defined data factory comes up in Hyderabad
Shhh! Your baby learning in sleep too
Whales can hear through their bones
Device to detect dengue from saliva in 20 minutes
iPS-derived cells assimilable with heart tissues: Researchers
Asteroid that flew past Earth Jan 26 has small moon
Genetic links found to size of brain structures
Radio waves from mysterious source detected
Google's voice-guided lane advisory for 20 Indian cities
Curiosity set to drill into crystal-rich rock on Mars
Most people think e-signatures are 'artificial and robotic'
Why blue LEDS are difficult to make
Researchers develop 'pop-up' 3D fabrication technique

'Redesigned' plants to improve biofuel production

New app to help start a car remotely

Delhi sirf AAP ke liye
AAP tsunami wrecks BJP, Congress; others mock at Modi
In one of the most stunning comebacks in Indian political history, Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Tuesday score
Indian political history... More

Modi's 'I, me, myself' style has hurt BJP

Asim Khan, Imran Hussain of AAP set to win in Delhi elections

Amanatullah Khan, Mohd Ishraque of AAP close to historic win in Delhi

LoP post to BJP even if it fails to bag seven seats: AAP's Kumar Vishvas

AAP win shattered myth of invincibility around Modi: Yogendra Yadav

With AAP, Trilokpuri seeks 'communal-free' environment

Delhi Muslims ditch Congress for AAP, pollsters find after voting

Fewer Muslim candidates in Delhi, AAP likely favourite for Muslims

Delhi records 67 percent polling, highest turnout in North East Delhi

Delhi count eve: AAP confident, BJP cautious, Congress downcast

AAP to form govt in Delhi on its own, say exit polls

AAP vote share rises and rises in Delhi

AAP rejects 'communal' Bukhari's pro-AAP appeal

AAP or Congress... make sure your votes are not divided: Delhi voters told

A Delhi defeat will hit hard BJP, say analysts

Exit polls notwithstanding, BJP leaders hope for victory

Modi 'brought down to earth': US media after BJP's Delhi debacle

 

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2014 In Retrospect

A step closer to medicine that treats obesity

Although initially there may be a small bounce in health, over the medium-longer term retirement causes a drastic decline in health, says the study by the Institute of Economic Affairs and the Age Endeavour Fellowship. - See more at: http://www.ummid.com/news/2013/May/17.05.2013/retirement_on_health.html#sthash.pXNuFoLY.dpuf

A peptide and hormone that reduces the urge to eat when administered to a specific area of the brain could be the target for developing medications to treat obesity and binge eating disorder, says a research...... More

Cook in low flame to keep Alzheimer's away
Punjab imposes tobacco ban around educational, religious institutions
Anthropocene epoch began with first atomic blast: Researchers
Porn addicts at unsafe sexual behaviour risk
Stress during pregnancy can affect baby's development
How sleep and memory go hand-in-hand
Eczema sufferers have higher risk of obesity, BP
Blocking hormone can fix stress-induced infertility
Scientists identify novel breast cancer gene
Six lifestyle choices can help women save hearts
Diet pill that tricks body into losing weight
Table sugar less toxic than fructose
Why all obese people don't develop metabolic problems
 

Cook in low flame to keep Alzheimer's away
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Punjab imposes tobacco ban around educational, religious institutions
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Anthropocene epoch began with first atomic blast: Researchers
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Porn addicts at unsafe sexual behaviour risk
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/30.01.2015/pron-addicts-unsafe-sex.html

Stress during pregnancy can affect baby's development
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/27.01.2015/stress-during-pregnancy.html

How sleep and memory go hand-in-hand
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/25.01.2015/sleep-an-memory.html

Eczema sufferers have higher risk of obesity, BP
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/18.01.2015/higher-risk-of-obesity.html

Blocking hormone can fix stress-induced infertility
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/13.01.2015/blocking-harmones.html

Scientists identify novel breast cancer gene
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/10.01.2015/novel-breast-cancer.html

Six lifestyle choices can help women save hearts
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/07.01.2015/lifestyle-choices-for-women.html

Diet pill that tricks body into losing weight
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/06.01.2015/diet-pills-losing-wt.html

Table sugar less toxic than fructose
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/05.01.2015/abt-table-sugar.html

Why all obese people don't develop metabolic problems
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/03.01.2015/obese-people-metablic-prob.htmlNow talcum powder linked to ovarian cancer!

Colombia flower exports blooming ahead of Valentine's Day

Colombia, the world's second-largest producer of flowers after the Netherlands, is cranking up its offerings, cutting and packaging some 500 million ... More
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NRI deposits in Kerala bank up by Rs.3,795 crore
India Inc says no change in economy performance in last 6 months
No VAT assesment for Punjab traders with under Rs.1 crore turnover
Who will join the wealthiest one percent club this year?
India will have 4 lakh super rich this year
Kerala to create SPV to tap diaspora investments
India to grow at 6.5 percent in 2016: IMF
Gold regains Rs.28,000 mark
Nissan Motor to increase network, ad spend in India
FDCI to unveil creative designs on Khadi in Gujarat
Draft standards to compute firms' taxable income notified

A great year for BJP, nightmare for Congress
And after the Lok Sabha battle left virtually all other parties in the dumps, the BJP went on to take power, again for the first time, in Haryana and Maharashtra, formed a government in Jharkhand and became the second largest party in Jammu and Kashmir..... More

The year when Telangana state became a reality

Five reasons why 2014 is important for Palestine

Indian IT industry dons innovation in year of double-digit growth

A year of technological advancement for India in space

Tamil Nadu in flux, political actors face uncertainty

'Kick' scored in Bollywood's low-lying year

Year of two-wheelers for Indian auto industry

Online shakes up physical format in India's retail space

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