2:13 am - Thursday June 29, 2017

Hizbul commander Sabzar Ahmad Bhatt was a coward in death: Indian Army

Senior Army sources, privy to the operation in which Bhat was cornered and neutralised in Tral area of Kashmir, said that the slain Hizbul commander Sabzar Ahmad Bhat was no braveheart.   1.Sabzar Ahmad Bhat, the slain Hizbul commander was no braveheart                 2.Bhat... read more »

Southwest Monsoon hits Kerala, North East ahead of schedule

Highlights The normal onset date for monsoon to hit the Kerala coast is June 1 Monsoon has also hit the North East EW DELHI: The Southwest monsoon, which brings seasonal rain to the Indian subcontinent, hit Kerala and the North East on Tuesday, two days before its normal onset... read more »

Yogi Adityanath seeks explanation from Swati Singh for inaugurating beer ba...

“Taking note of the media reports, CM Adityanath Yogi has asked Minister Swati Singh to explain her position on the entire issue,” an official release from the government said New Delhi, May 30: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath sought an explanation from his minister Swati... read more »

IAS trainee drowns in swimming pool while trying to rescue woman officer at...

IAS and IRS trainees had gathered for a poolside party at Foreign Service Institute in south Delhi’s Ber Sarai when a woman officer slipped into a swimming pool. A 30-year-old trainee IAS officer drowned at a swimming pool in Foreign Service Institute in south Delhi’s Ber Sarai around midnight... read more »

In Babri Case, LK Advani, Uma Bharti, MM Joshi In Court Today: 10 Points

The Supreme Court had directed that BJP leaders including LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and Uma Bharti, would face trial for conspiracy charges in Babri case. LUCKNOW:  Senior BJP leaders LK Advani today arrived at a court in Lucknow for the framing of conspiracy charges related to the 1992... read more »

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With these tips, you will never miss a connecting flight

Whether you are travelling domestically or internationally, missing a connecting flight can damper to your holiday spirit. Not only this incident causes unnecessary delays, it may also amount to additional expense which will throw your travel budget out of sync.... read more »

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5 Smoothies to Beat the Summer Heat

Mercury is rising, and summer is in full swing. The scorching heat and humidity in this season are quite a challenge to survive. To beat the summer heat, nothing can be more refreshing than a summertime smoothie. These amalgamated concoctions are a fantastic way to... read more »

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Why is Chennai One of the Best Cities in India for Higher Education?

That time of the year when the sun shines bright and is in its most ruthless form is here. This is the time when the examinations get over, almost all schools are shut and everyone including students prefer staying indoors. However, some students are venturing out of... read more »

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Revamp Your Kitchen with UrbanClap

When was the last time you devoted time to change the look and feel of your kitchen? Well, most of us don’t pay as much attention to the look and feel of the kitchen as to the other parts of the house. However, we are sure they do know that their kitchen plays a... read more »

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Tips to Reduce Your Factory & Warehouse Insurance Premium

While it is a necessity to buy a comprehensive insurance policy to insure your factory & warehouse, there are various pragmatic ways through which a business owner can get the complete value of money or in other ways, reduce the insurance premium. Let’s have a... read more »

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EE PICS: Rana Daggubati shares candid photos on the sets of Baahubali 2

Ahead of the release of SS Rajamouli’s Baahubali: The Conclusion, Rana Daggubati took to Instagram to share of picture of him on the sets. With just 11 days left for the grand release of Baahubali: The Conclusion, expectations it has among fans is huge. The first... read more »

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Zeenat Aman: Priyanka Chopra Will Be Ideal For My Biopic

Veteran actress Zeenat Aman, who is still remembered for her bold character in Dev Anand’s “Hare Rama Hare Krishna”, says that Priyanka Chopra would be ideal for her biopic if a film is ever made. “I want Priyanka Chopra to do my biopic. I think she is very... read more »

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Watch Tubelight teaser: Salman Khan is a simpleton stuck in the 1962 Indo-China ...

The teaser of Tubelight, directed by Kabir Khan, and starring Salman Khan and Zhu Zhu in the lead roles, is finally here. Perhaps, there can not be a better and more successful writer-director combination in Bollywood right now than Salman Khan and Kabir Khan. Kabir... read more »

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Deepika Padukone attacks foreign media for confusing her with Priyanka Chopra: ‘...

Over the last few months, on several occasions, the foreign media mistook Bollywood star Deepika Padukone for her contemporary Priyanka Chopra, but the actor chose to reserve her reaction on the goof-ups. Today, however, Deepika was not in the mood to ignore this... read more »

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Parineeti & Shraddha battle it out to perform at the Bieber concert:

The two leading ladies of Bollywood who share not just acting talent but are also competing to emerge as who’s the better singer are in a fight right now. Looks like Parineeti Chopra and Shraddha Kapoor are battling it out to give exclusive performances at... read more »

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It is not nice to have abuses thrown at your mother and sister: S...

In a throwback interview, Saif Ali Khan poured out his heart out about his now ex-wife Amrita Singh. Mumbai: Estranged Bollywood couple Saif Ali Khan and Amrita Singh may be cordial to one another... read more »

Anand Ahuja is in love with Sonam Kapoor’s C...

Sonam Kapoor’s red carpet appearances have got a thumbs up from boyfriend Anand Ahuja. Sonam Kapoor is making heads turn with her style... read more »

Sonam Kapoor glitters in gold at Cannes

Cannes, May 23 (PTI) Sonam Kapoor chose gold has her colour for second red carpet appearance at the Cannes Film Festival. Sonam wore a shimmery Elie Saab... read more »

Baahubali 2 box-office collection day 25: Dangal to bea...

Aamir Khan-starrer Dangal is expected to cross the global box-office collection, so far, of Baahubali 2: The Conclusion by as early as Tuesday. Unbelievable.... read more »

Sonam Kapoor at Cannes 2017: Sonam has this to say abou...

On Day 5 of Cannes Film Festival, Sonam Kapoor looked radiant in a soft blush coloured flowy gown all ready for the red carpet. Here is what Sonam has to say... read more »

Holiday Ideas

top 50 packing tips

Know the rules 1. Note the number of bags you can check in. In most cases it is one piece per person. You can check up to eight on easyJet but don’t get caught out: their combinied weight still... read more »

Five ways to save money when travelling

Top tips for saving money while traveling. 1. Meal plan If you’re booking a resort holiday, it’s essential that you buy a meal plan. I... read more »

Solo travel : the best tour operators for singles

The travel industry has been slow to catch on to the single-traveller market; this year though, there are more opportunities than ever to strike out on your... read more »

Thailand unrest likely to hit travel companies

Thailand unrest likely to hit travel companies

Mumbai – Travel companies and airlines are anticipating a major slowdown in travel to Thailand, after the government late Tuesday declared a 60-day... read more »

Travel advisory for foreign tourists a worry for Easter...

Siliguri – Unfavorable travel advice issued by many western countries following sexual harassment to tourists in India has come as a major worry for the... read more »

Food

Pizza maker Papa John’s hands insured for a whopping 10 M p...

Seems like Papa John’s has taken their love for pizza to another level as the company has recently insured its founder’s hands for 10 million pounds. Tabloid media revealed that Papa John... read more »

Haldiram products under scanner!

Maharashtra government today asked its health regulator to check samples of Haldiram’s packaged snacks to find if they are fit for human... read more »

FSSAI to review caffeine standards in beverages

Food safety regulator FSSAI has decided to review caffeine standards in caffeinated and energy drinks and is looking for an agency to study the consumption... read more »

Foodies beware! Junk food could make you ‘depress...

If you love gorging on fast food, chances are that you might end up being depressed, claims a new study. San Diego State University researchers analysed almost... read more »

Time management in kitchen

For a working professional, be it a man or a woman, managing one’s time spent in the kitchen is very important. Not everyday can one think of ordering... read more »

Sci - Tech

Xiaomi Redmi 4 review: Redmi 3S Prime HD remaster

Xiaomi’s new Redmi 4 borrows heavily from last year’s Redmi 3S (Prime) in almost all the major departments, and yet, when you look at it for the first time and take it out for a ride,... read more »

OnePlus 5 Colour Variants Teased, Might Offer Inte...

HIGHLIGHTS OnePlus has referred to one of the colours as “Unicorn” OnePlus 5 is expected to come in Black and Red colours as well The... read more »

Nokia 3310 clones Micromax X1i & Darago 3310 come a...

The popular Nokia 3310 handset has finally arrived in India, and it has come in a newly designed version. Here’s what its lookalikes Micromax X1i and... read more »

Moto Z2 Play in Lunar Gray colour with 5.5-inch display...

By now, we already know that Motorola is working on Moto Z2, Z2 Play and Z2 Force. Although the company didn’t confirm the making of the handsets,... read more »

Android O First Impressions: Quick Toggles, Smart Text ...

HIGHLIGHTS Android O beta is now available to download online It is only available for the Pixel and Nexus phones Android O was the most awaited segment at... read more »

Health & Fitness

It takes two livers to save an obese patient

An obese man requiring liver transplant had to seek donation from two of his family members as the portion of liver donated by one was not sufficient. Sameer Mitra, 46, weighed 93kg. Doctors had to... read more »

Tips to reduce weight in 10 days

Do you wish to reduce weight within 10 ten days? If you eat right, perform the correct exercises and follow a healthy regime, you are bound to lose... read more »

Coffee not responsible for obesity, diabetese

Coffee neither increases nor decreases the risk of lifestyle diseases such as obesity and diabetes, according to a first-of-its-kind study that used genes to... read more »

Cinnamon, peppermint oil- A new answer to chronic wound...

You must have heard that health is wealth and that stands true for all those who suffer from chronic wounds in India. Ending miseries of all, we have a good... read more »

Poor sanitation practices leads to unfavorable pregnanc...

Indian ladies suffer majorly during pregnancy! Besides household chores and other responsibilities there are several other reasons which hamper the growth of a... read more »

Culture

Italy’s Catholic bishops try to put brakes on speedy divorce law...

ROME (RNS) Italy’s Catholic bishops have condemned a proposed law that is set to speed up divorce and do away with a three-year separation waiting period. Legislation to allow consensual divorce... read more »

India showcases military might, culture blend on 6...

India’s powerful military punch and its rich cultural heritage were showcased at the 65th Republic Day parade on a bitterly cold Sunday, with... read more »

‘India’s political culture has crippled intelligence ag...

British journalist Adrian Levy pieced together stories of the 26/11 terror attacks on Mumbai — “the fourth largest city in the world under siege for three... read more »

India: Tourism event celebrates the ancient culture of ...

Such festivals not only preserve the culture of the region but also promote tourism. A three-day long “Ethnique Festival” was held recently in the... read more »

Grammar of gender relations in India

The contemporary discourse credits the modern world exclusively with improving the status of women. But thousands of years ago, Indian women had enjoyed high... read more »

Religion

Jaswant Singh’s condition grave

Former union minister and expelled BJP leader Jaswant Singhcontinued to be in coma Wednesday, with doctors describing his condition as “grave”. A statement issued from the Army... read more »

Vatican: Too early to confirm 2025 Orthodox-Cathol...

VATICAN CITY (RNS) A Vatican spokesman said it’s premature to suggest a gathering between Catholic and Orthodox faiths to mark the 1700th... read more »

Earnings rise in Sabarimala temple

Earnings rise in Sabarimala temple

Thiruvananthapuram – Earnings at the famed Sabarimala temple in Kerala has shown a sharp increase. According to the Devasom Board, which manages the... read more »

A Christmas Tree that is India’s tallest – ...

A Christmas Tree that is India's tallest - and growing

By Quaid Najmi Mumbai – Gaily decorated with twinkling fairy lights, angels, reindeers and cotton snow, this is one Christmas tree that stands out... read more »

Cambodian monks call for action against Buddha’s ...

Cambodian monks call for action against Buddha's relics theft

Phnom Penh – About 150 Buddhist monks Tuesday held a protest here, calling for the Cambodian government to take action against the theft of the... read more »

tennis

Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic set up Madrid Open semifinal

Rafael Nadal set up a semifinal with Novak Djokovic after withstanding a tough challenge from David Goffin 7-6 (3), 6-2 at the Madrid Open on Friday. Djokovic, the defending champion, advanced when... read more »

Sania, Paes in Wimbledon finals with partners

Sania Mirza creates history to set herself up for her first ever women’s doubles Grand Slam title while seasoned pro Leander Paes is now one win... read more »

Kyrgios in ‘racist’ spat with swim legend F...

Temperamental Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios slammed swimming legend Dawn Fraser as a “blatant racist” today after she told him to “go... read more »

Serena, Sharapova set for Wimbledon semi-final showdown

Serena Williams survived a scare to book a Wimbledon semi-final showdown with old rival Maria Sharapova as the world number one battled back to defeat Victoria... read more »

Murray, Federer, Wawrinka, Gasquet enter quarters

2013 Wimbledon champion Andy Murray outlasted the big serving of Croatia’s Ivo Karlovic to reach the quarter-finals, while seven-time champion Roger... read more »

golf

Lahiri gives up early gains in first round

India’s Anirban Lahiri continued his European journey in style after registering an even par score through 13 holes in the first round of the Scottish Open, here today. Lahiri, 28, one of the four... read more »

Bubba Watson to paint over Confederate flag on ...

Golfer Bubba Watson says he will paint a U.S. flag over the contentious Confederate battle banner on his “General Lee” Dodge Charger from... read more »

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boxing

‘Sweeper’ boxer Krishna Rout seeks a job of dignity f...

Former national boxer Krishna Rout, who has been cleaning open drains for the past 15 years as a temporary worker of Howrah Municipal Corporation, on Saturday said he would appeal to Chief Minister... read more »

Boxing legend Mohammad Ali’s doctor plays do...

American boxing legend Mohammad Ali’s doctor has reportedly played down fears concerning the former world heavyweight champion’s... read more »

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India’s Compound Archers Claim Men’s Team Gold At Wor...

The team comprising Abhishek Verma, Chinna Raju Srither and Amanjeet Singh prevailed 226-221 against the Colombians. The Colombian team comprised Camilo Andres Cardona, Jose Carlos Ospina and Daniel... read more »

Double points for Force India at British GP

Sahara Force India today enjoyed its second successive double points finish with Nico Hulkenberg finishing seventh and Sergio Perez ninth at their... read more »

snooker/billiards
relationships
beauty

I won’t make anarkali suits, imperfection is my thing

From village Jogewala in Moga district to France, fashion designer Navjeet Kaur recalls a journey straight out of a movie script. Over samosas squeezed between white bread slices and non-herbal tea... read more »

Say no to vitamin B12 to keep pimples at bay

Tired of pimples on your skin? A new research claims that staying away from vitamin B12 will keep off painful acne. According to the new UCLA... read more »

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All India

Researcher Claims That India, Not China, Is The World’s Mos...

This potentially radical suggestion was made Monday by Yi Fuxian, a researcher at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, during an event at China’s Peking... read more »

India does not impose partnerships on others: Arun...

Jaitley compared India’s investment in African nations with China and added that India is amongst the most important emerging investors in... read more »

India seeks consular access to ‘Indian’ man...

ISLAMABAD: India has sought from Pakistan consular access to a person, reportedly an Indian, who has been arrested here for not possessing travel and visa... read more »

PM Narendra Modi Inaugurates Projects Worth Rs 993 Cror...

PM Modi also suggested that the Kandla Port Trust (KPT) be named after BJP-RSS ideologue Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay as a tribute to him in his birth centenary... read more »

Human shield: Paresh Rawal wants Arundhati Roy be tied ...

NEW DELHI: Veteran actor and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Paresh Rawal, last night, said that instead of a stone pelter, writer Arundhati Roy be tied to... read more »

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Strong U.S. job growth, rising wages set stage for Fed rate hike

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. employers hired workers at a robust pace in February, beating expectations, and wages grinded higher, which could give the Federal Reserve the green light to raise... read more »

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Volkswagen pleads guilty in U.S. court in diesel e...

DETROIT/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Volkswagen AG pleaded guilty on Friday to fraud, obstruction of justice and falsifying statements as part of a... read more »

U.S. extends leniency programme for companies that disc...

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MIAMI (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department will extend a programme that offers companies leniency if they voluntarily tell authorities when employees... read more »

Lloyds, two others dismissed from yen Libor litigation ...

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A U.S. judge on Friday dismissed Lloyds Banking Group Plc , ICAP Europe Ltd and Tullett Prebon Plc as defendants from litigation... read more »

Crunch week as Fed meets on rates, Trump team joins G20

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LONDON (Reuters) – After a year that tipped conventional wisdom on its head, the coming week might suggest a return to some sort of normality for the... read more »

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Mercury on the rise in Kashmir and near LoC: Army gears up to stop militant infiltration d...

As summers start setting in Jammu and Kashmir, security forces expect more encounters and gun fights in the Valley as militants, waiting across the Line of Control, gear up for the snow to... read more »

Mumbai-based businessman Sheikh Nabi Ahmed jailed in Pakistan for...

Sheikh Nabi Ahmed, an Indian national, who was arrested in Pakistan for not possessing travel documents, is a Mumbai-based businessman, the Mumbai police said. Ahmed resides in Jogeshwari... read more »

Hotel food at Dalit’s house: Yeddyurappa under attack, BJP rubbis...

Congress and other parties alleged that BS Yeddyurappa didn’t consume the pulao made by the Dalit family and asked for idlis to be procured from outside. The BJP rubbished on Monday... read more »

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Market Live: Sensex, Nifty remain sluggish; pharma stocks continue to bleed

Sun Pharma and Cipla were the top losers on both indices, while Maruti Suzuki, Mahindra and Mahindra, Eicher Motors and Hindalco gained the most. Moneycontrol News 2:45 pm Earning... read more »

RBI outlines broad plans on $150 billion bank bad loan resolution

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) outlined the broad contours of a plan to resolve the $150 billion bad debt problem plaguing the country’s banks Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI)... read more »

GST: Govt dictating prices goes against free-market spirit; will ...

In an interview  on Monday, revenue secretary, Hasmukh Adhia, gave out an explicit warning to companies planning to increase prices on products ahead of the launch of Goods and Services... read more »

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Some bank bulls grow wary on policy uncertainty

(Reuters) – Bank shares have been the runaway winners of the post-election U.S. stock market boom as investors wagered that higher interest rates, lighter regulation, lower taxes and... read more »

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State-owned carrier Air India understated losses – CAG

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s state-owned airline Air India understated its operating losses by nearly $1 billion over three fiscal years to March 2015, the federal auditor said... read more »

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India’s Avenue Supermarts IPO oversubscribed 106 times

MUMBAI (Reuters) – The last day of bidding for an initial public offering (IPO) by India’s Avenue Supermarts Ltd saw investors clamouring for the shares, tempted by the... read more »

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Passengers on Tejas Express smash LCD screens, soil toilets: We clearly don’t unders...

While it is one of the duties of the government to provide people with the best services and facilities, it is also our basic civic duty to treat those public services and facilities with... read more »

Indian Woman Who Alleged Wedding At Gunpoint To Pak Man Returns T...

The Indian woman, Uzma, sought the help of Indian mission in Islamabad, saying Tahir Ali had harassed and intimidated her NEW DELHI:  The Indian woman who sought refuge at the Indian High... read more »

UP: Man killed, women gang-raped as gang attacks family on Buland...

A family travelling from Jewar in Greater Noida to Bulandhshahr when it was attacked by a gang of criminals. A person was shot dead when he objected to the goons misbehaving with the women... read more »

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IPL 2017: From influx of Englishmen to domination by pacers, 5 things we learned from 10th...

Mumbai Indians beat Rising Pune Supergiant by a single run in a gripping Indian Premier League (IPL) final on Sunday to claim their third title. Mumbai seemed to be struggling after openers... read more »

Pro Kabaddi League 2017: 10 costliest buys from players auction

The players’ auction for the fifth edition of Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) sprang up few surprises Day 1 on Monday (May 22). Here are the top buys.. New Delhi, May 23: The players’... read more »

Kumar Sangakkara to bid adieu to first-class cricket after ongoin...

Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara will retire from first-class cricket in September at the end of England’s county championship season. The Surrey batsman, who quit Test... read more »

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Nick Krygios to play Davis Cup tie for Australia

Nick Kyrgios Monday reaffirmed his commitment to Australia`s Davis Cup team amid fears he could pull out in protest at Tennis Australia dumping Bernard Tomic. During an extraordinary tirade... read more »

William sisters opt out of doubles

Sisters Serena and Venus Williams, who have won the doubles title five times, withdrew from the Wimbledon women’s doubles on Tuesday. No immediate reason has been given for the... read more »

Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova attend WTA pre-Wimbeldon bash

Tennis stars seem to be gearing up before hitting Wimbledon as Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova and Ana Ivanovic were recently spotted toasting one another at the roof gardens in... read more »

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Ousted South Korean leader Park Geun-Hye goes on trial Read more at: http://economictime...

SEOUL: South Korea’s ousted president Park Geun-Hye, grim-faced and brought to court in handcuffs, went on trial Tuesday over a sprawling corruption scandal that saw millions take to... read more »

Indonesian men caned for gay sex before jeering crowd in Aceh

HIGHLIGHTS The men stood quietly, their heads down, as spectators heckled them and shouted insults. Up to 1,000 people watched as the two men received 82 lashes each. BANDA ACEH: Two... read more »

Donald Trump Arrives For Talks With Palestinian Leader Mahmud Abb...

US President Donald Trump’s visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories is part of his first trip abroad as president, and follows an initial leg in Saudi Arabia, where he urged... read more »

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