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India safe for minorities: Rajnath Singh on Archbishop's letter

The Archbishop in his May 8 letter asked the priests and churches in Delhi to hold a year-long prayer campaign for the country to protect its democratic principles and secular fabric ahead of the 2019 general elections "when we will have a new government". 17 hours ago

Japanese plane evacuated after smoke fills cabin

Minutes after the aircraft's doors had been closed, 137 passengers who had boarded Flight 809 -- scheduled to depart from Narita airport to Hong Kong -- had to be evacuated, Xinhua news agency reported. 1 day ago

China launches satellite to explore Moon's far side

Queqiao is expected to enter a halo orbit around the second Lagrangian (L2) point of the Earth-Moon system, about 455,000 km from the Earth. It will be the world's first communication satellite operating in that orbit. Monday's launch was the 275th mission of the Long March rocket series. 2 days ago

Maoist landmine kills six policemen in Chhattisgarh

The blast took place two days before Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh is set to hold a public meeting in Dantewada. Officials said security would be further increased for the Chief Minister's meeting. 2 days ago