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Google found guilty of misusing Android dominance in India, CCI orders wide...

Google appears to have misused its dominant position in India and reduced the ability of device manufacturers to opt for alternate versions of its Android mobile operating system, Indian officials found before ordering a wider probe in an antitrust case. A 14-page order from the Competition... read more »

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 tipped to feature...

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 tipped to feature ToF sensor

Samsung Galaxy S10 5G’s hexa-camera setup on both the front and back includes an additional Time-of-Flight (ToF) sensor for 3D sensing and more accurate facial recognition. The sensor can also be used for augmented reality features, better portrait mode shots and more. Now, Samsung is said to... read more »

Facebook says it’s ‘working’ to resolve ...

Facebook says it’s ‘working’ to resolve outages across WhatsApp, Instagram...

Facebook Inc said on Wednesday an issue with uploading or sending media files on its apps and platforms has been resolved. Earlier in the day, many users globally were not able to send and receive images, videos and other files over its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram, and... read more »

Google invests $1 billion to ease housin...

Google invests $1 billion to ease housing shortage near California headquar...

Alphabet Inc’s Google announced on Tuesday it would set aside $750 million in land and $250 million in financing to spur developers in the San Francisco Bay Area to build at least 20,000 homes and rehabilitate other housing over the next decade. Google, which told Reuters it has 45,000... read more »

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Africa

Judge in Pistorius Trial Faces Criticism

Several legal groups in South Africa have expressed concern about threats and harsh criticism of the judge who found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide, but not guilty of the more serious... read more »

powerful earthquake hits off eastern Indonesia

JAKARTA, INDONESIA — A strong earthquake hit off the coast of eastern Indonesia’s Sulawesi island on Wednesday, causing panic among... read more »

Obama ready to authorize air strikes on ISIS in Syria

Obama defends Iranian nuclear deal against 'tough talk and bluster'

President Obama reportedly is prepared to expand airstrikes against the Islamic State into Syria and broaden the campaign against the group in Iraq, according... read more »

Africa: Briefing Security Council, Senior Officials Urg...

The Security Council today expressed its commitment to consider and use the tools of the United Nations system to ensure that warning signals about potential... read more »

Pope Francis to take message of peace to Korea on first...

Pope Francis’ five-day visit to South Korea will be the first time in a quarter-century that a pope has been on the divided Korean peninsula, and the... read more »

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All India

Won’t let your BP shoot up: Prime Minister Modi promises Venkaiah...

As the vice-president, M Venkaiah Naidu will also be the chairman of the Rajya Sabha, which has seen bitter clashes between the government and the Opposition. Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets M... read more »

BMC issues notice to RJ Malishkha over mosquito br...

MUMBAI: The BMC on Tuesday sent a notice to a radio jockey (RJ) after mosquitoes were found breeding in her home at Pali Naka in Bandra-west. The... read more »

China may have quietly moved tonnes of war gear into no...

may have quietly moved tonnes of military gear while it was conducting military exercises in the remote mountainous Tibet region, the PLA Daily, the official... read more »

Maharashtra Board: MSBSHSE HSC Class 12th results 2017 ...

Maharashtra Board: This year, a total of 15,05,365 students have registered. HSC results 2017: The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary... read more »

China warns India over Dhola-Sadiya bridge in Arunachal

“We hope India adopts a cautious and restrained attitude on the issue before the final settlement of the border issue with China to jointly control... read more »

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Asia

U.S. Senators say Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has Gone...

US lawmakers accused the kingdom of a litany of misdeeds and criticized its crown prince as going “full gangster.” Senators at Abizaid’s confirmation hearing including... read more »

Now Russia calls for UN meeting on Syria, to suppl...

Russia on Saturday called for an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council as Moscow said it would consider supplying S-300 missile... read more »

Saudi coalition downs Yemen rebel missile near Mecca

A ballistic missile fired by Yemen’s Houthi rebels toward the Muslim holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia was shot down late on Thursday, said the... read more »

UAE Behind Hacking of Qatari Media that Begins New Midd...

WASHINGTON — The United Arab Emirates orchestrated the hacking of a Qatari government news site in May, planting a false story that was used as a pretext... read more »

10 gunned down near China ‘Belt and Road’ p...

HIGHLIGHTS The attack on the Pakistani labourers took place some 20 kilometres from the emerging port city of Gwadar Gwadar’s deep-water port is the... read more »

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India and Australia condemn woman killing in Sydney

India’s foreign ministry has said it has taken up the murder of an Indian woman in a Sydney park with the premier of New South Wales. Prabha Arun Kumar, 41, died in a stabbing attack while... read more »

G20 global infrastructure hub set for Australia

A global infrastructure hub proposed by G20 nations to help strengthen economic growth will be based in Sydney and funded by Australia, a report... read more »

Arrest in Islamic school knife incident

A 21-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested and charged after allegedly walking into an Islamic school armed with a knife in Sydney’s southwest. THE man... read more »

Australian Muslims Wary of Antiterror Initiatives

Australia—After Australian police last week said that they foiled an imminent Islamic State-linked plot to behead members of the public in central Sydney,... read more »

Australian Muslims Wary of Antiterror Initiatives

Australia—After Australian police last week said that they foiled an imminent Islamic State-linked plot to behead members of the public in central Sydney,... read more »

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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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‘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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A Guide to Keeping Your Business’s Data Secure

No matter your industry, you want to keep your business’s data protected and secure from any breach or attack that could come your way. More and more businesses are choosing to store large amounts... read more »

Millennial experience significantly more heart sym...

  ManipalCigna Health Insurance, a joint venture between U.S. based global health service leader, Cigna Corporation (NYSE:CI), and Indian... read more »

All You Need To Know About Professional Indemnity Insur...

What is Professional Indemnity Insurance ? Professional Indemnity cover is designed to protect those professionals who are involved in  giving advice or... read more »

Face Recognition to Mobile Alerts- GPS Tracker That Aid...

“When you think of GPS, you think of a map of technological advancements that gets you anywhere in the world.” Human lives are already filled with... read more »

Budget 2019: Nirmala Sitharaman has her work cut out

Budget Speech @ 12:54 pm: Government proposes to make PAN and Aadhaar interchangeable for income tax return (ITR) filing. Budget Speech @ 12:52 pm: FM... read more »

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Yes Bank acquires 9.57% stake in Eveready by invoking pledged sha...

Private sector lender Yes Bank Thursday said it has acquired over 9% shares of battery maker Eveready by invoking pledged shares following loan default by a group company. “Yes Bank, pursuant... read more »

Reliance Capital Has Rs 1,450 Crore Exposure To RC...

As Anil Ambani-Led Reliance communications reels beneath the sizeable pressure of debt, The organization’s financing arm reliance capital stated... read more »

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... read more »

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

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 »

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Chinese hackers snooped on five EU ministries, says US security firm

China gives former general suspended death sentence for bribery

BEIJING – A top Chinese military officer has been given a suspended death sentence for corruption, state media said Monday, in a case where he was exposed as owning dozens of homes, gold statues... read more »

China’s migrant population to reach 310 mn b...

China’s migrant population, the workforce behind its massive development in the last few decades, will touch 310 million by 2030, almost the same... read more »

China aggressively building islands on reefs claimed by...

China is reportedly proceeding with the construction of artificial islands on at least two reefs, which are claimed by the Philippines, despite Beijing... read more »

China mulls 7,000 km bullet train to connect Beijing an...

China is planning to build a 7,000 km-long high-speed railway line, costing $250 billion, between Moscow and Beijing through Central Asia to provide a fast... read more »

Chinese react to stampede deaths: Thought this happened...

China on Friday mourned the 36 dead from New Year festivities at its financial capital Shanghai, as the city government revealed the victims of the deadly... read more »

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Cricket

ICC World Cup 2019: Why MS Dhoni is using different bat logos in ...

MS Dhoni has been using three different logos on his bat in the World Cup(Reuters) Former India captain MS Dhoni has always been known for making unusual decisions which keeps his fans and people... read more »

Anushka Sharma-Virat Kohli spend some quality time...

Actor Anushka Sharma is currently in the UK, giving company to husband and cricketer Virat Kohli who has been leading Team India in the ongoing ICC... read more »

Ambati Rayudu announces retirement from all forms of cr...

SA tour: Rayudu makes maiden entry, Zaheer recalled

India middle-order batsman Ambati Rayudu has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket, including the IPL, according to BCCI sources. The move comes... read more »

Kumar Sangakkara to bid adieu to first-class cricket af...

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

IPL 2017: Steven Smith’s mind is ahead of MS Dhon...

Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) owner Sanjiv Goenka has lavished praises on captain Steven Smith as well as veteran wicket-keeper batsman MS Dhoni. Lauding... read more »

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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 »

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6 Ways to Ensure Regular Income After Retirement

Most people don’t think ahead financially, and it often takes a toll on them when it’s time to retire. The average life expectancy in India is also rising, with the current statistics measuring... read more »

Compensate for your Absence in the Best Possible W...

Don’t all your plans revolve around your family? Moreover, if you are a parent, it is a case of who’s going to bring your child to a football... read more »

New phased implementation strategy of Eway bill system ...

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Eway bill update so far : After being run out from the field in the very beginning phase of its introduction on Feb 1 2018, the day marked for introduction of... read more »

Have composition GST number, want to sell Online, What ...

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Before knowing about the E-commerce platforms where goods and services are bought/procured and sold let’s take a tour of history and know how we used to... read more »

Market Live: Sensex, Nifty remain sluggish; pharma stoc...

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... read more »

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Education

Looking to pursue M Tech? Don’t Miss Out On These Things

Engineering has been one of of the most preferred course in today’s day and age with its growing popularity amongst students. With thousands of students that choose to pursue a degree in B Tech,... read more »

How Do Scholarships Help Students?

Financial assistance is one of the best gifts a student can receive to pursue their dream career. Over the years, plenty of colleges, universities... read more »

NEET to have Similar Papers Across all Languages to Ens...

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Earlier, The Supreme Court of India expressed its dissatisfaction to Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) for setting different questions for students... read more »

Additional Results for SSC CGL 2012 Released; Check her...

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An additional results of 286 candidates who appeared for CGL in the year 2012 is out. These candidates were granted with relief by Central Administrative... read more »

How to use digital learning platforms for JEE?

Image Source:- Infographic created by:  Aakash... read more »

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Entertainment

Kabir Singh box office collection Day 14: Shahid Kapoor-Kiara Adv...

In Kabir Singh, Shahid Kapoor plays the role of a doctor who becomes self-destructive when his girlfriend is married to another man. After hitting the double century at the box office, Kabir Singh... read more »

Priyanka Chopra New York Fashion Week 2019

Priyanka Chopra was among the many high-profile gu...

Actor Priyanka Chopra is currently busy with the promotions of her Hollywood film, Isn’t It Romantic that is set to arrive on Netflix on February... read more »

Kangana Ranaut to Direct Her Own Biopic, Says ‘It...

Kangana Ranaut to Direct Her Own Biopic, Says 'It's Not a Propaganda Film'

After making an impressive directorial debut with her latest release Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi, Kangana Ranaut has already revealed details about her... read more »

Zoya Akhtar says she is really keen to work with Hrithi...

Zoya Akhtar Dying to Work With Hrithik Roshan, Spills the Bean on 'Zindagi Na Milegi Dobaara' Sequel

Zoya Akhtar’s latest film Gully Boy is getting critical acclaim. The film has opened in the cinema halls today and has brought Zoya back in the... read more »

Actor And Bigg Boss Tamil Contestant Namitha Gets Marri...

Actor and Bigg Boss Tamil contestant namitha got hitched today on the iskcon temple in tirupati along with her longtime boyfriend Veerandra chowdhary.... read more »

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Europe

The 10 Most Breathtaking Attractions Of Sweden You Should See

How can anyone forget the country that introduced the world to Vikings, noble peace prize, Volvo, IKEA….and the list goes on. Well, you might have got the idea. Right? It’s Sweden. It is an... read more »

French family of 11 believed to have left for Syri...

PARIS: Eleven members of the same family from the French city of Nice are believed to have left for Syria, with some suspected of planning to fight... read more »

Federal court overturns ban on same-sex marriages in fi...

A federal court has struck down gay marriage bans in several western US states, effectively raising the number of states in which same-sex couples can marry... read more »

First French Ebola victim to be flown home from Liberia

PARIS: The first French Ebola patient was set to be flown home on Thursday, as the World Bank warned the spiralling epidemic is threatening economic... read more »

French parliament approves jihadist travel ban

PARIS: France’s parliament on Tuesday approved a new anti-terror bill aimed at preventing potential jihadists from travelling to Iraq, Syria or... read more »

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Far East

Thai army chief says coup could happen

Thai army chief says coup could happen

Bangkok – Thai army chief Prayuth Chan-ocha Friday said a military coup could happen, depending on the situation, media reported. “The door to a coup is neither shut nor open, but a... read more »

Thai govt rejects call to delay elections after clashes

Thai govt rejects call to delay elections after cl...

Johannesburg – The Thailand Government has rejected calls by the election commission to postpone February elections. The decision by the... read more »

South Korea develops air defence vehicle

South Korea develops air defence vehicle

Seoul – South Korea’s arms procurement agency said Friday that it completed development of a multi-purpose air defence vehicle with guided... read more »

Thailand election body urges delay in polls amid clash

Thailand election body urges delay in polls amid clash

 Thailand’s election commission on Thursday urged the government to delay the upcoming polls as clashes between security forces and anti-government... read more »

Kim Jong-Un warns war can break out without any prior n...

Kim Jong-Un warns war can break out without any prior notice

Melbourne – North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has urged the country’s military to bolster its combat readiness, saying a war could break out... read more »

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Featured

Understanding Network Marketing: The 3 Types of Systems

If you’ve ever heard of Avon, LuLaRoe, Amway, Mary Kay, or Tupperware, you’re familiar with multi-level marketing companies, also known as network marketing. Despite the negative connotation... read more »

Top NRI Realty Investment Destinations

Top NRI Realty Investment Destinations

The Nonresident Indian`s (NRI) investment in real estate is a big boost to the struggling reality sector. In the past, the NRI population primarily... read more »

Google Is About To Take Over Your Entire Life, And You ...

“I have a weird question for you,” I stammered, sitting in a hotel room across from Matias Duarte and Jon Wiley, the Google design leads for Android and... read more »

The future and AAP

Days of communal, casteist parties numbered: AAP

I want to begin with a story. Last night, I received a phone call from a friend of mine. She told me that she was on a truck heading for the Kolar Gold Fields... read more »

Can We Save Our Coral Reefs?

The worlds coral reefs, vital to much of our ocean’s ecology, are under double threat from rising water temperatures and carbon dioxide absorption... read more »

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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... 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... 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 »

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Football

India U17 Defeat Italy in Friendly Ahead of FIFA U-17 World Cup

New Delhi The India U-17 World Cup Squad stunned their fancied Italian counterparts 2-0 in Arizo, Italy on Friday. The win epitomises the grit and determination of the Indian Colts who have been... read more »

Carlos to be marquee-player-cum-manager for Delhi ...

He may be well past his prime but Brazil’s World Cup winner Roberto Carlos today said he is “still mentally strong” to double up as Delhi... read more »

Sunil Chhetri spearheads list in ISL player auction

Star striker Sunil Chhetri spearheads the list of players who are set to go under the auctioner’s hammer at the first “Player Auction” of the Indian... read more »

Portugal’s Nani joins Fenerbahce from Manchester ...

Portuguese star Nani on Monday joined Fenerbahce from Manchester United for six million euros (£4.26m, $6.7m) as the Istanbul giants seek to add a glittering... read more »

Lloyd hat-trick inspires USA to Women’s World Cup...

The United States produced an impressive performance as they thrashed Japan 5-2 in a pulsating thriller to lift the Women’s World Cup for the third... read more »

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Gold & Metals

Gold ETFs witness outflow of Rs 363cr in Apr-Aug FY 2016

NEW DELHI: Investors continue to pull out money from gold exchange-traded funds (ETFs), but the pace of outflow has slowed down in the current fiscal on account of the sluggish equity market trends.... read more »

Gold hovers near three-week high as equities slip

Gold held close to its highest level in nearly three weeks on Monday, boosted by safe-haven demand after the Federal Reserve’s move last week... read more »

Gold tops Rs 27,000-mark on global cues, seasonal deman...

Rising for the third straight day, gold regained the Rs 27,000-mark by gaining Rs 200 at the bullion market today in line with a firm global trend amid pick... read more »

Gold surges by Rs.480 to reclaim Rs.27,000 mark

New Delhi: With the wedding and festive season fast approaching, the days of cheaper gold prices seems to be over as the precious metal climbed back to... read more »

Gold Tumbles to More Than Five-Year Low, China Shares E...

Gold prices tumbled to a more than five-year low Monday, and China shares rose modestly, after authorities’ weekend move to tighten the use of informal... read more »

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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... read more »

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Gulf

More cameras on Bahrain’s main roads

MANAMA: Roadway surveillance is to be stepped up in a bid to ensure safety and reduce accidents. More cameras will be installed on main roads across Bahrain to regulate the flow of traffic and crack... read more »

“no way” he’ll recognize Israel as a Jewish state ...

West Bank – The Palestinian President says there’s “no way” he’ll recognize Israel as a Jewish state and accept just a portion of... read more »

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Health & Fitness

7 Essential Regular Health Checkups for Under 40

Chances are you get your car oiled and serviced regularly and keep it polished till it shines. But would you say you are taking such great care of yourself? Probably not! Our bustling lives and work... read more »

Stressed Out? Try These Ayurvedic Medicines

Ayurveda is the oldest forms of medicine in the world that originated in India around 5,000 years ago. It is a traditional holistic medical system... read more »

Undergoing Blood Cancer Treatment? Keep These Exercise ...

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Blood cancer treatment is highly variable, and there are many treatment options available depending on the type of blood cancer. It can range from... read more »

Cancer can Target Anyone, How prepared are you?

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Cancer is one of the deadliest diseases. Everyone prays to never suffer from cancer. Cancer is now treated as a lifestyle disease by clinical experts now.... read more »

Has Your Doctor Advised You to Get a Pacemaker?

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If you have been getting your heart treated from any of the cardiac hospitals and recently your doctor has advised you to get a pacemaker, your mind right now... read more »

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Hockey

Rani Rampal to captain U-21 Indian team

Star striker Rani Rampal will captain the 18-member Indian women’s junior hockey team in the Volvo International U-21 tournament beginning in the Netherlands on July 19. The tournament will see... read more »

Names of 18-men junior hockey team announced

India today named an 18-member junior men’s hockey team for the six-nation Volvo International U-21 Tournament to be played in the Netherlands... read more »

Disappointed Pak hockey team returns home after HWL deb...

The Pakistan hockey team returned today from Brussels after a disappointing campaign in the FIH World League Semifinals and coach Shahnaz Sheikh blamed it on... read more »

Indian beaten 0-4 as defence succumbs against Belgium

It been a roller coaster ride for Indian hockey team in FIH Hockey World League. India suffered a crushing 0-4 defeat against above ranked Belgium in the... read more »

Belgium thrash India 4-0 to reach final of Hockey World...

The Indian men’ s hockey team suffered a 0-4 loss at the hands of the aggressive Belgium side as they succumbed to pressure in the semi-final of the... read more »

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Holiday Ideas

The Best Weekend Getaways from Hyderabad

The technology hub of India and the joint capital of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad is quite fascinating in itself. With its rich heritage, architectural splendor, and iconic cuisine, this... read more »

MM Hills- The verdant mountains of Karnataka

For most urbanites, weekends usually revolve around get-togethers, dinners, outdoor events, or getaways to the nearby tried and tested places. If... read more »

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... 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 learned... 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 »

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Investing

Mutual funds witness 60% fall in net inflows in 2018-19: Economic...

During 2018-19, there was a net inflow of Rs 1,09,701 crore in the mutual fund industry, says Economic Survey. However, the net inflows are 60 per cent lower than last year. Net inflows in 2017-18... read more »

Claim Settlement of Life Insurance Companies ̵...

We live in a country where there is no social security cover. Therefore, purchasing a life insurance plan becomes the only option for securing your... read more »

Review Your Health Insurance Policy Before It’s Too Lat...

‘Change’ is the basic nature of life, as it keeps changing. With a change in everything, our insurance requirements also keep changing through different... read more »

Here’s What Your Partner Expects from You (But Do...

Relationships are difficult – we all know that. More so in today’s environment, when society in India is undergoing a major change; youngsters work away... read more »

Why TRON (TRX) is getting global attention in 2018 ?

Launched in September 2017, TRON (or TRX) is among the newly introduced cryptocurrencies in the market today. Since the test net launch of this... read more »

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Lifestyle

5 Food Items You Can Eat While Fighting Stomach Infection

Stomach infection is one of the most frustrating medical conditions. Typically, the primary cause of a stomach infection is poor hand hygiene or eating raw food. Almost all of us have experienced... read more »

5 Furniture Design tips for your office

The working space in your office is a place for discipline and you would always want it properly arranged. A good working environment gives the... read more »

Over 5,500 Pilgrims Set Out For Amarnath

A batch of 5,522 pilgrims on Thursday left Jammu for the Himalayan cave shrine Amarnath, after 33,694 yatris completed paying obeisance before the ice... read more »

7 Smart Kurti Styling Tips for Short Women

A woman should always dress to be remembered, not simply to be noticed ergo should always give their best. Sometimes short women are shy to wear a few dresses... read more »

Complete Indoor Air Solutions – What to Look For?

The quality of air you breathe is an important factor that contributes to the overall health and well-being. Therefore, it is no surprise that we often... read more »

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Literature

Neil Gaiman`s `The Ocean At The End Of The Lane` wins book of the year title

Neil Gaiman`s `The Ocean At The End Of The Lane` wins book of the...

London – Neil Gaiman’s book ‘The Ocean At The End Of The Lane’ has been voted as the Book of the Year by the Specsavers National Book Awards. The bestseller is a modern-day fairy tale... read more »

Books and videos commemorate Mao

Books and videos commemorate Mao

Beijing – A number of books and videos on former Chinese leader Mao Zedong – founder of the People’s Republic of China –... read more »

British-era Town Hall to relive history, become tourist...

British-era Town Hall to relive history, become tourist attraction

New Delhi – The capital’s British-era Town Hall in old Delhi is to be converted into an international tourist destination, complete with a museum,... read more »

Let’s talk about food

Let's talk about food

Other than music, food is something we all love to talk about. Sensing that food leads to conversations and sharing of recipes and memories, this week IANS... read more »

Remove make-up with care

Remove make-up with care

New Delhi – Pop colours can brighten up your face, but to improve your skin ensure that you clean it with mild face wash once you get back home from... read more »

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Middle East

Two Turkish police killed in gun attack blamed on PKK: reports

ISTANBUL: Two Turkish police were killed Friday in a gun attack on police headquarters in the southern region of Adana blamed on Kurdish militants, the official Anatolia news agency reported. The... read more »

World leaders head to Saudi to meet new King Salma...

RIYADH: Dignitaries and leaders from around the world were to arrive in Saudi Arabia Saturday to offer their condolences to its new King Salman, a... read more »

Yemen thrown into turmoil as its president resigns

SANAA: Yemeni leader Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi has offered to resign following a standoff with a powerful Shiite militia in control of the capital, throwing his... read more »

ISIS executing ‘educated women’ in new wave...

GENEVA: The UN on Tuesday decried numerous executions of civilians in Iraq by the Islamic State group, warning that educated women appeared to be especially... read more »

1,000 lash sentence for Saudi blogger postponed

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday met 43 BJP MPs from the Other Backward Classes at his official residence, the first in a series of meetings with... read more »

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 The governor of Okinawa signed off Friday on the long-awaited relocation of a U.S. military base, a major step toward allowing the U.S. to move forward with... read more »

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Tea growers in Assam face threats from militant outfits

Tea growers in Assam face threats from militant outfits

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Delhi gang rape pained me, says poet Salman Khurshid

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Anti-Modi resolution loses traction in US House

By Arun Kumar Washington – With the victory of Bharatiya Janata Party in assembly elections in four Indian states, a contro! versial resolution critical... read more »

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Mamata Banerjee Attends Nusrat Jahan-Nikhil Jain’s Wedding ...

Actor-turned-politician Nusrat Jahan who got married last month, on Thursday hosted a grand reception in Kolkata. The event was a star-studded bash and had prominent personalities from the film... read more »

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Rahul Gandhi promises a national free medicine scheme

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A day before Donald Trump meets Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Japan, the US President said he looked forward to speaking... read more »

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Sydney – Being a widow is tough, right? Wrong! Widows and widowers actually enjoy the highest levels of well-being while singles are the worst when it comes to personal relationships, home and... read more »

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Islamabad – Explosives were recovered from the vicinity of former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf’s farmhouse Monday, a media report... read more »

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The 2019 Ashes is taking place just after the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup, in which the hosts England emerged champions. They defeated the Aussies in the semi-final of the World Cup, having... read more »

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India vs New Zealand 3rd ODI Stats: Virat Kohli’s Extra...

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Sensex Hits Record High of 23,048 Ahead of Exit Polls

The BSE Sensex surged over 700 points to a record high of 23,048 on Friday, while the broader Nifty also hit an all-time high of 6,871, rising over 200 points. Traders said markets are sensing a... read more »

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Mumbai – The Samvat 2069 ended on a cheerful note with benchmark BSE Sensex on Friday settling at a new all-time closing high of 21,196.81 on... read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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A land once ruled by the Nizams, the city of Hyderabad still holds on its ancient royalty, heritage, and all things regal. But the city is more than its historical architecture and antique vibes.... read more »

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Amarnath pilgrims stranded on Jammu-Srinagar National H...

Rains played havoc on Thursday and led to several landslides stranding Amarnath pilgrims, travelling to Kashmir, on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway. In... read more »

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Actress Sunny Leone: Ragini MMS 2 more commercial than first film

Actress Sunny Leone, who stars in Ragini MMS 2, says the movie is more commercial in nature than the first film of the series. “There is a huge difference (between Ragini MMS and Ragini MMS... read more »

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Donald Trump Denies US Plans to Send Troops to Iran

Donald Trump on Tuesday dismissed as fake news a report that top US national security officials reviewed a plan to deploy 120,000 troops to West Asia if Iran attacked American forces, but vowed that... read more »

Blast near shrine in Pakistan, nine dead: police

At least nine people were killed by a blast targeting a security checkpoint outside a major Sufi shrine in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore on... read more »

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