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28/06/2017 9:41 AM IST | Updated 28/06/2017 9:41 AM IST
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According to a Pew Research Centre poll, Indians have more confidence in the US President Donald Trump than most other people from other countries across the world. Read more.

If you eat meat and have lived in Delhi for some time, or have just been a visitor to the city, you're unlikely to have not tasted butter chicken. What makes it one of the most popular dishes in the city and where did it come from?

GST implementation is just around the corner. The 'aam aadmi', worried about potential price rises after July 1, is still confused about whether or not to buy products like appliances, gold or cars right away. Don't worry; we've made it easy for you to save your money. Here's a list of products that you should buy before the roll-out of GST.

Main News

After the cyber-devastation caused by ransomware WannaCry, a new menace called Petya is playing havoc with global computer systems — and it has already affected India's largest container port, the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust.

Four years after a massive landslide hit Uttarakhand destroying more than a dozen villages, people are still living in the shadow of the psychological trauma, with few mental health resources to deal with their loss, an investigation by The Indian Express finds.

China's state media outlet believes India needs to be taught the rules of the game with regard to the latest dispute between their troops along the northeastern border in Sikkim.

Off The Front Page

The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha supporters intensified their protests demanding an independent state in the Darjeeling Hills by burning copies of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administrative agreement.

A man was beaten up and part of his house set on fire by a mob after a dead cow was reportedly found outside his house in a village under Deori police station area of Giridih district in Jharkhand on Tuesday afternoon.

The Hyderabad High Court issued notices to Gopalakrishna Ronanki, who was ranked third in the civil services examination this year, to prove the disability certificate he had submitted to the Union Public Service Commission while appearing for the examination was authentic.

Opinion

In The Indian Express, historian Tanika Sarkar takes a long view of the recent cases of lynching of Muslims in India, arguing that hate crimes such as these should be legally classified as acts of terror.

Is Bhutan a key player in the latest stand-off between India and China over border infringements in Sikkim? Sutirtho Patranobis weighs in in The Hindustan Times about this neighbouring country's role.

In The Hindu, Prashant Perumal says 'Vision 2030', Saudi Arabia's ambitious plan to transform itself, will not save the kingdom because of its piecemeal reforms.

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