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Giriraj Singh apologises to Sonia and even trends on Twitter, but Cong adjo...

Union minister Giriraj Singh was forced to apologise in the Lok Sabha today, as protesting Congress MPs refused to allow the house function over a comment he made about Sonia Gandhi. “I never meant to offend, if my comments hurt anyone’s sentiments, I regret it,” Giriraj Singh... read more »

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‘We will never forget you,’ Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai wri...

Pakistani teenager and Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai on Tuesday told Nigerian schoolgirls who were kidnapped a year ago by Boko Haram militants they will never be forgotten and to never lose hope. “Please know this: we will never forget you. We will always stand with you,” 17-year-old... read more »

Unfair games being played between people and AAP: Yogendra Yadav

AAP PAC to decide fate of dissident leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhu...

The Political Affairs Committee (PAC) of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is meeting today to decide the fate of rebel leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan and their supporters. According to reports, the PAC is expected to refer the cases of Yadav and Bhushan to the AAP disciplinary committee of... read more »

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Barack Obama drops objection to letting Congress vote on Iran deal; Israel ...

Obama dropped his opposition on Tuesday to a bill giving Congress a voice on a nuclear deal with Iran, after members of his Democratic Party negotiated changes to the bill that had won strong support from both parties. White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Obama, who had said he would veto the... read more »

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2G scam: Raja misled former PM Manmohan Singh, says CBI

New Delhi: In its final arguments in the 2G spectrum allocation case, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday told the Special Court that ex-telecom minister A Raja had misled then PM Manmohan Singh on policy matters pertaining to 2G spectrum allocation. The CBI also said 2G spectrum... read more »

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Recipe: Fruit Salad

 Ingredients: We need one or two red apples One sliced peach 2 stalks celery 1/2 cup dried cranberries 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 1 pack of  lemon yogurt Method: Put the red apples, sliced peach, celery, dried cranberries, and chopped walnuts together in a bowl. Add the... read more »

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How to improve your dental health!

A beautiful smile is a gift endowed by nature that one must always cherish. But are you afraid that your smile will no longer draw the desired attention it once gained? Here’s how to improve your overall teeth health. In case you lose a whole tooth: Science has... read more »

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Beetroot juice boosts exercise function in heart patients

A small yet significant study shows that beetroot juice improves exercise function in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients. The new research by Wake Forest University looked at a small group of COPD patients who drank beetroot juice as compared to a... read more »

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Daily Exercise boosts brain health in adults

Daily exercise can help youngsters boost their brain performance, finds a study. In the brain, blood flow and cognitive function peak during young adulthood. The new study of 52 young women found that oxygen availability, which is known to positively relate to brain... read more »

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Healthy Tips : 5 must-eat vegetables for moms-to-be

After one comes across the news of a positive pregnancy, all that one can feel is happiness and excitement. Pregnancy is certainly the most beautiful period of a woman’s life. But, one has to be cautious to support a healthy pregnancy. The way you care for... read more »

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BJP posts best-ever figures in hung J&K verdict, wins simple majority in Jha...

Srinagar/Ranchi: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) emerged as the largest party in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections, followed closely by the Bharatiya Janata Party in a verdict that has thrown open various options of government-formation. Jharkhand broke its... read more »

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The key to successs

One of the common purposes of life for most of us is to achieve success that gives rise to prosperity, peace, happiness, and a sense of inner fulfillment. In our journey to achieve success in different walks of life; some of us grow and develop, while others seem to be... read more »

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Six awful things you can say to a guy

Things were going swimmingly well until your last outburst. He has suddenly gone into a shell and snapped all communication with you. You fear having meandered into a forbidden territory, and that things might never be the same again. But still can’t point at... read more »

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6 sneaky ways to make your room look bigger

From optical illusion to colour schemes and fine art, there are plenty of ideas to dig into for a more spacious-looking living space1. Don’t clutter with furniture“People tend to have too much furniture in their house in a bid to show off their taste. This... read more »

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Ayurvedic tips to keep skin problems away!

Avoid spicy and oily food: To keep your skin healthy in the monsoon season, avoid spicy, oily and sour foods. The high humidity levels cause the digestive system to weaken and heavy food can lead to an upset stomach. These types of food also aggravate pitta which is... read more »

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Sonakshi Sinha Reveals Her New Name And New Film!

Sonakshi Sinha, after a vacation and short break, is all set to be back with a bang and steal all the thunder with her charm on the big screen! Bollywood’s Dabangg actress is currently shooting for... read more »

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Deepika to wear a 20 kg armour in Bajirao Mastani

Deepika Padukone, who has a number of action sequences in her period film with Sanjay Leela Bhansali, is gearing up for a difficult shooting schedule... read more »

Shraddha Kapoor And Varun Dhawan Bid Goodbye To ABCD 2

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Actors of this year’s much-anticipated movie Any Body Can Dance 2, Varun Dhawan and Shraddha Kapoor have become emotional and sentimental as the shoot for... read more »

Aamir Khan justifies his reaction on AIB Roast, says ‘y...

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It’s time a filmmaker from the industry takes up the AIB Roast controversy as the plot and builds his movie around it, as the issue has gradually burgeoned... read more »

India bans 50 Shades of Grey even after cutting out the...

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India’s censor board said Thursday it has blocked the release of Fifty Shades of Grey despite being shown a toned-down version of the erotic movie. The... read more »

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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 »

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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

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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...

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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 »

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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 food from outside. Healthy living includes... read more »

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4 delicious ways to cook meat

Stir frying: All you need to do is cut the meat in thin strips, get rid of as much fat as possible and stir fry it in a hot pan or wok, with a little... read more »

How fermented foods help the body

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Many opt for fermentation because it helps in increasing the nutritional value of food. It also has several other benefits. We take you through some of... read more »

Know the varieties of tea

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The varieties of tea now available in the market have shot up like never before. Whether you go to a supermarket to buy tea for your home or go to a tea-cafe,... read more »

5 Foods you can safely eat past their due dates

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Do we really take expiry dates seriously? We have all been at the crossroads when picking or throwing away “expired food”. While it is right to... read more »

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Twitter now has a ‘while you were away’ recap feature

Twitter has launched a new ‘while you were away’ service which recaps important tweets users may have missed since their last login. The new feature includes what the micro blogging site thinks... read more »

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How glass can help build super-fast computers

New research demonstrates how glass could be manipulated to create a material that would allow computers to transfer information using light. This... read more »

Synthetic biology key to space exploration

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WASHINGTON: Synthetic biology may hold the key to manned space exploration of the Moon and Mars, say scientists. Researchers have found that biomanufacturing... read more »

Uranus-like planet discovered 25,000 light years away

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The first known exoplanet resembling Uranus in our own solar system has been detected orbiting a distant star 25,000 light years from earth, astronomers... read more »

Isro says India’s Mars Orbiter Mission is on targ...

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Scientists at the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) in Bangalore are preparing for a series of actions as the Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) will reach a... read more »

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Food choices to beat menstrual cramps

Negotiating menstrual pain is part of every woman’s life. While some women resign themselves to the pain, others pop pain killers. Fortunately, research suggests that simple diet changes can... read more »

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5 mistakes you make while jogging on treadmill

Error # 1 Not having a plan You get on, you push start, and you up the speed. You go until the timer hits your set time limit (or your body is too... read more »

Here’s how to identify types of headaches

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If there were an underdog in the directory of medical symptoms, it would be the headache. “Headaches are often ignored by patients who prefer to... read more »

Massive breakthrough: Scientists create first new antib...

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LONDON: In a massive breakthrough, scientists have created the first new antibiotic in more than three decades, Teixobactin, that can treat many common... read more »

This diet pill tricks body into losing weight!

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Researchers from the California-based Salk Institute for Biological Studies have developed an entirely new type of pill that tricks the body into thinking it... read more »

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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 »

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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...

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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 ...

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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

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Sania-Cara qualify for Year-End World finals in Singapore

The Indo-Zimbawbwean combination of Sania Mirza and Cara Black became the fourth pair to qualify for the BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore, next month. It would be Mirza’s maiden appearance at... read more »

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Li Na retires from tennis

Li Na, the two-time grand slam champion from China, has announced that she is quitting the game because of a long-term struggle with knee... read more »

Djokovic to skip Serbia’s Davis Cup tie against I...

Djokovic beats Nadal in Chile exhibition match

India’s chances of success in the Davis Cup World Group play-off tie suddenly brightened considerably when World No.1 Novak Djokovic pulled out of the... read more »

With nod to Goran Ivanisevic, Marin Cilic clinches firs...

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NEW YORK: Marin Cilic, his first Grand Slam title in hand after a straight-sets pounding of Kei Nishikori in the US Open final on Monday, thanked Goran... read more »

Bryan brothers win 5th US Open title, 16th major

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For their 100th tournament title, the Bryan brothers broke out a new victory celebration. Not that they planned it this way. The twins were so excited to win... read more »

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Ramalinga Raju-From riches to rags

His take home was in lakhs excluding taxes. That was when he was at the peak of his career as chairman of Satyam Computers and the brand ambassador of IT revolution in India and AP. But as... read more »

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Indian Online Marketplace Snapdeal Becomes Largest M-Commerce Pla...

Online marketplace company Snapdeal has acquired a Bangalore mobile recharge service, Freecharge, on Wednesday in a stock plus cash deal. This makes Snapdeal the largest mobile commerce... read more »

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Now use Uber to book an auto-rickshaw in Delhi!

US-based taxi-hailing app Uber today launched an aggregator service which will help commuters book auto-rickshaws for travelling in the national capital. “Autos are the most... read more »

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Shiv Sena faces flak over ‘Muslims’ rights’ remark, complaint filed with...

Mumbai: A day after Shiv Sena MP and editor of party mouthpiece Saamna, Sanjay Raut, stirred controversy for his remarks that voting rights of Muslims should be revoked as the community has... read more »

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Narendra Modi woos investors at Hannover Messe, seeks strong Indi...

Hannover: Promising a stable business environment, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday wooed German investors saying opportunities in India are “seamless” and huge for a... read more »

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AAP hits back at BJP for protests outside Arvind Kejriwal residen...

New Delhi: Hitting back at the BJP over its protests outside Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s residence against the road rage incident, the AAP on Thrsday took a jibe at the... read more »

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IPL 8: Surya is my my Man of the Match, says Gambhir

Morne Morkel’s tidy spell might have earned him the Man of the Match award but for skipper Gautam Gambhir Surya Kumar Yadav was the ‘game-changer’ in Kolkata Knight... read more »

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Govt suspends paralympic chief Rajesh Tomar over poor facilities

New Delhi: The Paralympic Committee of India on Tuesday suspended its president Rajesh Tomar after an outcry about a lack of toilets, showers and beds for athletes at a national meeting... read more »

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India, Pakistan may play bilateral series in December

KOLKATA: India and Pakistan are set to resume bilateral cricketing ties in December, Pakistan high commissioner to India Abdul Basit confirmed on Tuesday. While India and Pakistan have... read more »

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Serena Williams named 2013 WTA Player of the Year for fifth time

Serena Williams makes it three in a row at US Open

Serena Williams won the 18th Grand Slam title of her career on Sunday, beating Caroline Wozniacki 6-3, 6-3 to claim a third consecutive trophy at the US Open. Williams joins Martina... read more »

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Sania Mirza-Bruno Soares clinch U.S. Open mixed doubles title

Sania Mirza clinched her third mixed doubles Grand Slam crown as she and partner Bruno Soares overcame a few anxious moments in the match tie-break to win the US Open here on Friday. The... read more »

Federer edges del Potro at ATP World Tour Finals

Federer reaches US Open Semifinals

Roger Federer saved two match points while coming all the way back from a two-set deficit to beat Gael Monfils 4-6, 3-6, 6-4, 7-5, 6-2 on Thursday night and reach the U.S. Open semifinals... read more »

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PM Modi writes in German daily, says India should be an engine for worldwide growth

India should be an engine for worldwide growth on the strengths of its democracy and a fresh push to revitalise the country’s economy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday. Since... read more »

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Germanwings plane evacuated after bomb threat

Berlin: Germanwings says a plane headed for Milan was evacuated at Cologne-Bonn airport after German police received a bomb threat against the flight. The airline said the threat against... read more »

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Egypt imposes life jail penalty for cross-border tunnel use

People who dig and use cross-border tunnels in Egypt could face a maximum penalty of life in jail, state news agency MENA said on Sunday, citing amendments to the penal code targeting... read more »

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