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Google takes anti-net neutrality stance in India: Report

Global search engine giant Google is possibly lobbying against net neutrality in India by asking the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) to support zero rating plans that allow people to use some web services for free. Such zero rating plans are against the basic tenets of net... read more »

Android 6.0 Marshmallow: Top six feature...

Android 6.0 Marshmallow: Top six features you need to know

After the guessing game that went on for months, Google has finally announced its next Android iteration will be named after the sweet treat Marshmallow. So, now M is for Marshmallow. Marshmallow was one of the highly speculated name that fits Google’s nomenclature of sweet treats like – Cup... read more »

Mobile app for paperless tickets in Mumb...

Mobile app for paperless tickets in Mumbai suburban

Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Wednesday launched a mobile ticketing app for unreserved tickets that will cover 35 stations between the 123 km long Churchgate -Dhauroad suburban section in Western Railway. He also launched two other IT-based initiaves- a SMS destination alert service for... read more »

Science Express this year’s theme ...

Science Express this year’s theme to be Climate Change

Now the government has taken up the initiative to aware people about the changing climate and related woes. To address the issues, now India will see a Climate Change Express chugging across the country to sensitise people about the subject. The first meeting of the Science Express Climate Change... read more »

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Nelson Mandela's body arrives for viewing in South Africa

Nelson Mandela’s body arrives for viewing in South Africa

The casket of anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, draped in the multi-coloured South African flag, arrived on Wednesday at the seat of power in the country’s capital for public... read more »

Obama shakes hands with Cuba's Raul Castro at Mandela memorial

Obama shakes hands with Cuba’s Raul Castro a...

President Barack Obama has shaken hands with Cuban President Raul Castro at a memorial service for former South African President Nelson... read more »

World’s high and mighty join Mandela memorial ser...

World's high and mighty join Mandela memorial service

Johannesburg – The memor! ial service to honour former South African president and anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela got under way Tuesday at the... read more »

World leaders walk in for Mandela memorial service

World leaders walk in for Mandela memorial service

Johannesburg – Top world leaders walked into the FNB Stadium here Tuesday joining thousands of people to attend the memorial service of former South... read more »

South Africans brave rain for Mandela memorial service

South Africans brave rain for Mandela memorial service

Johannesburg – Braving heavy rain, thousands of people Tuesday flocked to the FNB stadium in Soweto to attend the memorial service of former president... read more »

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Mercury on the rise in Kashmir and near LoC: Army gears up to sto...

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 melt so... read more »

Mumbai-based businessman Sheikh Nabi Ahmed jailed ...

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

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

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... read more »

Kulbhushan Jadhav verdict: ICJ hearing exposes hypocris...

Human rights are a matter of both democracy and hypocrisy, certainly in India. Two recent examples, India’s flat-out fight for one of its own and its... read more »

To resounding applause from fans, the superstar asked, ...

Two traders were gunned down in Mathura by half a dozen people who escaped with gold worth Rs. 4 crore. HIGHLIGHTS 1. Two traders were gunned down in... read more »

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Pak Court Declares Taliban Chief ‘Proclaimed Offender’...

Pakistani Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah and the outfit’s former spokesman Shahidullah Shahid were today declared “proclaimed offenders” by a court here in connection with last... read more »

US drone strike kills seven in South Waziristan

PESHAWAR – At least seven suspected militants have been killed while four others injured in a US drone strike near the Pak-Afghan border in South... read more »

Iran to build two more nuclear plants: Rouhani

TEHRAN: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said the country would build two more nuclear plants in the southern city of Bushehr in line with the peaceful... read more »

Pope Francis lands in Sri Lanka for ‘mission of m...

Pope Francis has called for respect for human rights, inclusivity, and the “pursuit of truth” as he started a six-day Asian tour in Sri Lanka. The... read more »

Children return to Army Public School in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: Child survivors of Pakistan´s worst ever terrorist attack returned to the school on Monday, where Taliban militants massacred their classmates,... read more »

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Interesting Facts on Eway Bill that one must Know

Ever since the day of catastrophic failure which occurred on the day of roll out of eway bill there’s been lot circulating about how this is going to be addressed and when will the fully... read more »

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Retirement Planning Lessons from Cricket

Have you felt the adrenaline rush when the Indian cricket team is a few minutes away from victory, or the excitement when the team wins the... read more »

Know All About the Upcoming Bikes In 2018

In India, a remarkable diversity is seen in two-wheelers every year, due to which India has emerged as one of the largest two-wheeler markets in the world. In... read more »

7 parameters of selecting the best mutual fund for 2018

Mutual funds are highly popular among investors as one of the great instruments for wealth creation. If you still haven’t invested in one, the year 2018 can... read more »

SEBI Attaches Bank, Demat, Mutual Fund Accounts Of Vija...

The pending dues consist of the initial great of ₹15 lakh and hobby of ₹3.5 lakh and a restoration cost of ₹1,000. Markets regulator SEBI has ordered... read more »

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China urges personnel's safety in South Sudan

China urges personnel’s safety in South Sudan

United Nations – China has called on all parties of South Sudan to take effective measures to stop violence, protect civilians, and ensure personnel’s safety, Xinhua reported. Liu Jieyi,... read more »

China wants more US high-tech imports

China wants more US high-tech imports

Beijing – Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has urged the US to relax limits on China’s high-tech imports. “We expect the US to relax... read more »

China slams Japan for slandering its air defence zone i...

China slams Japan for slandering its air defence zone in international forum

London – China has condemned Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for “maliciously slandering” the newly declared air defence zone of Beijing... read more »

China probes powerful ex-security officer over graft ch...

China probes powerful ex-security officer over graft charges

Washington – Chinese President Xi Jinping has authorized a corruption inquiry against the powerful former head of the domestic security apparatus, Zhou... read more »

China hails its lunar probe mission as complete success

China hails its lunar probe mission as complete success

Beijing – China hailed its Chang’e-3 lunar probe mission “a complete success” Sunday night, after its first moon rover Yutu, or Jade... read more »

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Lalit Modi ousted from Rajasthan Cricket Association

In what appears to be a major shift in the Rajasthan Cricket Association(RCA), a no confidence motion was passed by the members against former Indian Premier League commissioner Lalit Modi and his... read more »

World Cup 2015: Sourav Ganguly pleasantly surprise...

HAMILTON: The surprise package in this World Cup has been the Indian bowling. Nobody gave this attack a chance going into the tournament, especially... read more »

Warning bells? Dhoni says Jadeja needs to step up, impr...

Holders India marched into the quarter-finals of the World Cup with their fourth consecutive win but all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja’s form with the bat has... read more »

ICC World Cup: Sachin Tendulkar Superfan Sudhir Gautam&...

  Perth: Sudhir Gautam is a well known face to cricket fans the world over thanks to his impeccable body paint and the huge Indian flag he furiously... read more »

KP reveals has received offers from English counties to...

Sacked England batsman Kevin Pietersen has kept alive the talks of his possible return to the national side after he revealed that he has received offers this... read more »

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Sensex trades flat during pre-noon session

Sensex trades flat during pre-noon session

Mumbai – A benchmark index of Indian equ! ities markets was trading flat at 80.51 points or 0.39 percent up during the pre-noon trade Tuesday. Good buying was observed in healthcare, auto and... read more »

RBI-reference rate for US dollar, euro

RBI-reference rate for US dollar, euro

 The Reserve Bank of India on Monday fixed the reference rate of rupee against U.S. dollar at 62.1024 and the euro at 85.4284 as against 62.1266... read more »

Sensex closes 50 points down; oil and ! gas stocks down

Sensex closes 50 points down; oil and ! gas stocks down

Mumbai – A benchmark index of Indian equities markets ended Monday’s trade 50 points or 0.24 percent down, as inflation data dashed any hopes of... read more »

Sensex trades flat during early session

Sensex trades flat during early session

Mumbai – A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading flat at 1.10 points or 0.01 percent down in the early morning trade Monday. Selling... read more »

Chidambaram calls for high level of probity in capital ...

Chidambaram calls for high level of probity in capital market

Mumbai – Pitching for high level of probity, Finance Minister P Chidambaram today said Indian capital markets are facing many concerns including low... read more »

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India is second largest & fastest growing source of internati...

NEW DELHI: Representing 12% of the international student population in the country, New Zealand is turning out to be an emerging attraction for Indian students aspiring to go abroad. In last one... read more »

Indian education needs greater thrust on skill and...

AHMEDABAD: Indian teachers have voiced their opinions on the current state of India’s learning environment through ‘Pearson Voice of... read more »

High court seeks govt reply on plea claiming Delhi Judi...

NEW DELHI: The Delhi high court sought a response from the city government on a law graduate’s plea alleging that some questions in recently-held Delhi... read more »

HSC, SSC re-exam from September 26

KOLHAPUR: The HSC and SSC examinations for students giving a second attempt will start in September and end in October, officials of the Maharashtra state... read more »

Special entrance exam to fill large number of vacant se...

In a breather to promoters of engineering colleges, a special joint entrance examination will be held on September 7 . According to Odisha Private Engineering... read more »

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Spider-Man: No Way Home Day. Calculate Box Office Receipts for Da...

Spider Man: No Way Home has created records on the container workplace because the movie has gathered withinside the variety of Rs. 33 to 35 crores on it`s first day. The wide variety has come... read more »

Pushpa The Rise Review: Allu Arjun & Rashmiki ...

Pushpa: The Rise – Part 1 is a massy entertainer custom-made for Allu Arjun’s fans, which takes a different turn with Fahadh... read more »

Rajamuri has released a massive update for Baahubali 3.

Baahubali Duology is by far the largest franchise in Indian cinema. Part 3 of the high-budget action drama comes out when the man behind the blockbuster... read more »

“How’s Josh?”: Paparazzi asks Vicky K...

New Delhi: So newlyweds Katrina Kaif and Vicky Kaushal arrived in Mumbai on Tuesday night and were greeted warmly by the paparazzi. The couple, who reportedly... read more »

“Don’t think he need help”: Kapil Dev...

New Delhi: Ranveer Singh, who will play Kapil Deva in the upcoming movie ’83’, has been well received by the legendary cricketer. Kapil Dev told... read more »

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Oz sticks to stand on China’s disputed air defence zone despite Beijing criticism

Oz sticks to stand on China’s disputed air defence zone despite B...

Sydney – Australia has stood by its criticism of China’s decision to impose an air-defence zone in the East China Sea without consultation, despite Beijing’s rebuke. Foreign Minister... read more »

Italy's senate expels Silvio Berlusconi over tax fraud

Italy’s senate expels Silvio Berlusconi over...

London – The Italian Senate has voted to expel former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi from parliament over his conviction for tax... read more »

Princess Diana’s `fairy-tale` dress set to fetch 80,000...

Princess Diana’s `fairy-tale` dress set to fetch 80,000 pounds at auction

Melbourne – Princess Diana’s “most ornate and romantic” ball gown is all set to go under the hammer and is expected to fetch around 80,000... read more »

Pope Francis says Church won’t be `progressive` in allo...

Pope Francis sets up Vatican committee to fight child sex abuse

Washington – Pope Francis has reportedly said that the Catholic Church will not be ‘progressive’ to abandon its views about the morality of... read more »

German coalition agreement emerging

German coalition agreement emerging

Berlin – Germany’s two main parties agreed on various issues in their final round of coalition talks Tuesday night, sending a signal that an... read more »

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Quake hits Japan

Quake hits Japan

Tokyo – A 5.5-magnitude quake hit Japan’s Ibaraki prefecture Sunday morning, according Japan’s Meteorological Agency. There were no immediate report of any loss of life or damage... read more »

Dangerous operation to remove fuel rods about to begin at Fukushima nuke plant

Dangerous operation to remove fuel rods about to b...

London – Engineers are preparing to extract the first of more than 1,000 nuclear fuel rods from one of the wrecked reactor buildings at... read more »

Two South Korean firms in Kaesong to close operations

Two South Korean firms in Kaesong to close operations

Seoul – Two South Korean companies in the Kaesong industrial complex have decided to close operations due to the unfavourable business conditions,... read more »

six dead as tourist ferry sinks off Thai resort: Report

six dead as tourist ferry sinks off Thai resort: Report

Bangkok – At least six passengers including three foreigners died after a tourist ferry sank on Sunday off the Thai resort of Pattaya, police... read more »

Japan ruling-party panel to propose break-of Fukushima ...

Japan ruling-party panel to propose break-of Fukushima operator

Tokyo: A Japanese ruling-party panel will recommend the break-up of Tokyo Electric Power Co (Tepco) after shortcomings in the firm’s handling of... read more »

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Learning to fight the world in Kargil

Learning to fight the world in Kargil

By Azra Khatoon Kargil – Saida Banoo, a sixteen-year old Blue Belter, has been learning Taekwondo for the last five years. Nothing exceptional for a metropolitan reader but the context changes... read more »

Anna Hazare to observe indefinite fast for Lokpal Bill from Dec 10

Anna Hazare to observe indefinite fast for Lokpal ...

Ralegan Siddhi (Maha) – Social activist Anna Hazare will launch indefinite hunger strike for a strong Lokpal Bill, at Yadavbaba temple here... read more »

Taj Literature Festival in Agra from Dec 12

Taj Literature Festival in Agra from Dec 12

New Delhi – The second edition of the Taj Literature Fe! stival will be held in Agra Dec 12-14. The three-day extravaganza aims to reach out to the... read more »

Traditional festivals bring together people of the Nort...

Traditional festivals bring together people of the Northeast

Shillong/ Kohima – The northeast is home to a number of tribes, each with their unique festivals. Recently, in Nagaland and Meghalaya, people came... read more »

IITF 2013 showcases rich traditions, culture of northea...

IITF 2013 showcases rich traditions, culture of northeast

By Themthingchon YR New Delhi – The ongoing India International Trade Fair (IITF) 2013 in New Delhi provides a global platform for craftsmen and... read more »

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Tiramisu: Recipe

Your guide to whipping up the mouth-watering Italian dessert.Ingredients Nine teaspoons instant espresso powder dissolved in one and a half cups of water (cooled)– 250 ml baileys – 400... read more »

Mango Smoothie

It will refresh you instantly Ingredients: One tbsp mango jam, 250 ml beaten yogurt, half tsp clove powder, crushed ice Method: Blend a spoon of... read more »

Food for your healthy bones

Nutrients like calcium and vitamin D are essential if you want to build strong bones. While calcium helps strengthen bones and teeth structure, vitamin D... read more »

Ice-cream sandwiches are the hotnew dessert

Reports are calling them the new cupcake.We bite into the trend to find out more… Throwing a summer soiree? This might be perfect as a chilled... read more »

Health tips for cooking red meat

In this health conscious age eating non vegetarian food is close to taboo. Consuming red meat does not imply one will develop lifestyle diseases. It depends... read more »

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Germany, Argentina dominate Golden Ball shortlist

Finalists Germany and Argentina have four and three players shortlisted respectively for the Golden Ball award given to the World Cup’s best player. Defenders Mats Hummels and Philipp Lahm,... read more »

World Cup 2014 : 26,000 police and soldiers to pro...

Some 26,000 police and soldiers will provide security Sunday for the World Cup final in Rio between Argentina and Germany, the Brazilian justice... read more »

Argentina, Germany start final tuning, Suarez loses app...

Argentina and Germany were both back at work on Thursday, secretly hatching plans for Sunday’s World Cup final as Uruguay striker Luis Suarez lost his... read more »

Klose breaks World Cup scoring record

Mirolsav Klose became the World Cup’s all-time top scorer on Tuesday scoring in Germany’s apparent rout of Brazil to take his goal tally in the... read more »

Germany impose historic 7-1 World Cup defeat on Brazil

Brazil have never suffered such a big defeat in any international tournament and never put on such a shambolic defense performance as during an 18-minute... read more »

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Gold gains 230 on global cues, seasonal demand

Snapping its nine-day losing streak, gold prices recovered by Rs. 230 to Rs. 28,260 per 10 grams in the national capital on Tuesday on a firming trend overseas and emergence of buying by jewellers... read more »

Gold trading outlook: futures lower as dollar rise...

Gold futures were lower during early trade in Europe today, as investors look towards economic data to further strengthen speculation for an earlier... read more »

Gold remains weak on sluggish demand; silver ends lower

NEW DELHI: Continuing its losing streak for the eight straight session, gold prices shed Rs 40 to close at almost one-month low of Rs 28,100 per 10 grams in... read more »

Gold futures decline to Rs. 28,420 per 10 gm; silver do...

NEW DELHI, AUG 18:   Gold prices fell 0.82 per cent to Rs. 28,420 per 10 grams at the futures trade today amid a weak trend overseas and profit-booking by... read more »

Gold demand drops 16% led by declines in India to China

London: Gold demand fell 16% in the second quarter, led by declines in India and China, the World Gold Council said. Global demand slipped to 963.8 tonnes... read more »

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Tips to survive festive cravings

Even the most strong-willed and health-conscious will give in to temptation. Moreover, it’s no fun to always say `no’. The best way to avoid gaining the extra kilos on your hips and... read more »

Give your health a boost with artichokes

Experts say that artichokes are high in antioxidants — more so than most vegetables. Antioxidants neutralise and remove free radicals from your... read more »

Have you done troga yet?

The first time you might have heard of Troga was in a sitcom, where one character, Mitch, asks the other character Claire who’s on a treadmill,... read more »

Overcome your iron deficiency with these foods

Experts say that millions of women around the world suffer from iron deficiency, more popularly known as anaemia. This nutritional insufficiency is known to... read more »

6 reasons to run a marathon

A lot of serious and regular runners will swear by the fact that running everyday, be it for a marathon or not, is the most rewarding experience that one can... read more »

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India not planning further curbs on gold imports – trade se...

India is not planning to impose any further curbs on gold imports as the current account deficit is under control, Trade Secretary Rajeev Kher said on Wednesday. The South Asian country has imported... read more »

Gold remains weak on low demand; silver recovers

NEW DELHI: Gold prices fell further by Rs 75 to Rs 27,025 per ten gram at bullion market here today on subdued demand even as the metal strengthened... read more »

PRECIOUS-Gold rises 2 pct as year-end jitters knock sto...

Gold rose 2 percent on Tuesday, while silver jumped more than 4 percent as the dollar weakened and stock markets slid, with concerns over tension between... read more »

Gold futures rise to Rs. 26,812 per 10 gm

Gold prices rose 0.86 per cent to Rs. 26,812 per 10 grams at the futures trade today as speculators created fresh positions, taking positive cues from the... read more »

Gold steady at Rs 27,000 on scattered buying; silver re...

Gold prices on Wednesday held steady at Rs 27,000 per ten gram at the bullion market in the national capital on scattered buying by retailers. However,... read more »

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Female drinkers at higher risk of developing liver disease than men

Youngsters tend to swap marijuana with alcohol after turning 21

In a new study, scientists have found that when people turn 21, while the consumption of alcohol drastically increases, marijuana use significantly declines. Ben Crost at the University of Illinois,... read more »

High heels damage your ankles

Wearing high heels can strengthen the ankle initially, but leads to weakening and instability over time, a new study has warned. The findings are... read more »

Breakthrough! Malaria cure discovered by an Indian-scie...

In a breakthrough, finally an Indian scientist has discovered a way to stop the disease early. This scientist himself suffered from malaria as a child and is... read more »

Study sheds light on how kids inherit anxiety from pare...

If you wonder that whether your anxious behaviour will affect your child or not then the answer is probably yes, for a new study has claimed that anxious... read more »

Here’s how you can look thinner by these slimming...

If you feel awkward being fat chick and Meghan Trainor’s song ‘All About That Bass’ also didn’t helped you to get rid of that... read more »

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Egyptian court sentences Brotherhood leader Badie to life in pris...

CAIRO: An Egyptian court sentenced Mohamed Badie, general guide of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, and seven others to life in prison on Saturday for inciting violence during protests last year,... read more »

UN chief welcomes Gaza truce deal

“A brighter future for Gaza and Israel depends on a sustainable ceasefire. It is up to the parties to live up to this responsibility,”... read more »

Netanyahu warns Gaza civilians after Israel destroys ap...

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Palestinian civilians on Sunday to leave immediately any site where militants are operating, one day after Israel... read more »

Israeli aircraft bomb Gaza, five Palestinians killed

GAZA/JERUSALEM: Israeli aircraft bombed the Gaza Strip on Saturday and Palestinian militants fired rockets at the Jewish state, the military said, with no end... read more »

New Zealand becoming popular with Indian students

MUMBAI: New Zealand has emerged as a popular destination for Indian students, the country’s high commissioner to India has said. There was an increase... read more »

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Aadhaar Update: How to Change Aadhaar Address, Date of Birth, Oth...

In India, the Aadhar Card has become one of the most important documents to identify a citizen. Unlike its peers like Voter ID card, PAN card and others, an Aadhar card serves several purposes. It... read more »

Tamil Nadu rain | SCHOOLS SHUT IN 9 DISTRICTS FOR ...

As heavy rain continued to batter parts of Tamil Nadu, Director General of Police (DGP) C Sylendra Babu late on Tuesday night sent out a video... read more »

Former Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis’s “...

Mumbai: Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, who had teased a post-Diwali “expose” on state Minister Nawab Malik and his... read more »

Modi government`s list of Jumbo ministry July 2021

Modi`s council of ministers, the first such exercise in the third year of his second term. While the cabinet reshuffle was on the cards for a long time, the... read more »

Supreme Court Cancels ‘Tie Rakhi For Bail’ ...

Supreme Court issues notice to West Bengal govt over gang rape of tribal woman

The Supreme Court today scapped the Madhya Pradesh High Court’s order in a case of sexual assault — asking the accused to get “rakhi”... read more »

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Obama names acting Pentagon deputy chief

Iran deal ‘important first step’: Obama

U.S. President Barack Obama says a nuclear deal with Iran is an “important first step” toward addressing the world’s concerns over the Islamic republic’s disputed nuclear programme. Mr.... read more »

U.S. spied on Netherlands from 1946 to 1968: Snowden documents

U.S. spied on Netherlands from 1946 to 1968: Snowd...

The United States spied on the Netherlands from 1946 to 1968, the Dutch NRC newspaper quoted Snowden documents as showing on Saturday. It was not... read more »

Obama says not worried about personal safety

Obama says not worried about personal safety

Washington – President Barack Obama has said he is not much worried about his own safety, while reflecting on the assassination of President John F.... read more »

U.S. honors JFK on 50 years after assassination

U.S. honors JFK on 50 years after assassination

WASHINGTON – People across the United States came to honor former U.S. President John F. Kennedy on Friday, the day marking the 50th anniversary of his... read more »

Kerry to join world powers in Geneva to help finalize I...

Kerry to join world powers in Geneva to help finalize Iran nuke deal

Washington – United States Secretary John Kerry will reportedly join the P5+1 in Geneva to help finalize an agreement on Iran’s nuclear... read more »

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Samajwadi Party splits:Shocking announcement of Shivpal Yadav to ...

NEW DELHI: After months of infighting, compounded by a crushing electoral defeat in UP, the Samajwadi Party (SP) today split, as Shivpal Yadav announced the launch of a new party called the... read more »

national executive members of Mahila Congress inte...

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will interact with the national executive members of the All India Mahila Congress on Thursday. Rahul ji is... read more »

Amit Shah blows poll bugle in Bengal, says trained work...

Cabinet approves inquiry into Gujarat snooping

BJP national president Amit Shah today said the party’s trained workforce will win the 2016 assembly polls in West Bengal and its road to victory in the... read more »

Brinda Karat says Kalyan Singh like spoke ‘RSS pr...

Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Brinda Karat on Wednesday said Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh had spoken ‘like an RSS pracharak’ when... read more »

UP Police to deal with dissent, claims BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party, referring to the Barabanki incident, where a woman was allegedly set ablaze by two policemen, claimed that the Uttar Pradesh... read more »

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New experiment to test the nature of our universe

WASHINGTON: A unique experiment called theHolometer has started collecting data that will answer some mind-bending questions about our universe — including whether we live in a 2Dhologram. Much... read more »

How Do Monster Black Holes Form? New Find May Prov...

Black holes are some of the strangest objects in the universe, and they typically fall into one of two size extremes: “small” ones that... read more »

First female winner for Fields maths medal

An Iranian mathematician working in the US has become the first ever female winner of the celebrated Fields Medal. In a landmark hailed as “long... read more »

India’s first jellyfish lake discovered

“This is probably the first jellyfish lake to have been found in India. The concentration and density of jellyfish is very high here. You can even see... read more »

All about rectification you need to know

Rectification is the process of converting the alternating voltage or current into the corresponding direct (dc) quantity. (Direct voltage or current) The... read more »

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Nepal to allow private investment in power transmission

Nepal to allow private investment in power transmission

Kathmandu – The government of Nepal is ready to invite private sector investment in power transmission line projects, an official said here Sunday. The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA),... read more »

Protests in Pakistan over Mollah's execution

Protests in Pakistan over Mollah’s execution

Islamabad – Pakistani activists of the Jamaat-i-Islami held protests in various Sindh towns giving vent to their anger over the execution of... read more »

Mollah’s hanging ‘saddens’ Pakistan i...

Mollah's hanging 'saddens' Pakistan interior minister

Islamabad – Pakistan Minister for Interior Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has expressed “deep grief” and concern over the execution of war criminal... read more »

India not shying away from providing military equipment...

India not shying away from providing military equipment: Karzai

New Delhi – Afghan President Hamid Karzai said Saturday that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and he were in full agreement on “all issues”, including... read more »

Musharraf summoned for landmark treason trial on Decemb...

Musharraf summoned for landmark treason trial on December 24

Islamabad – Former Pakistani President General Pervez Musharraf will be summoned for the landmark treason trial on December 24. The three-member special... read more »

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Traffic cops challan Sania Mirza

HYDERABAD : Tennis player Sania Mirza has been challaned by the Hyderabad Traffic Police for “improper” display of registration number on her car. The challan was issued last night after the... read more »

Sania Mirza to be conferred Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratn...

NEW DELHI: Sania Mirza is all set to become the first woman tennis player to be conferred India’s highest sports award Rajiv Gandhi Khel... read more »

Kohli looks to end 22-year wait for series win in Sri L...

Indian Test captain Virat Kohli’s aggressive strategy to deploy five specialist bowlers will be tested when India begin the three-match Test series... read more »

Cricbuzz named title sponsor of India-Sri Lanka Test se...

Cricbuzz, one of the leading cricket news and information destinations on web and mobile, was on Monday named as the title sponsor for the upcoming India-ri... read more »

Virat Kohli bats for five-bowler attack in Sri Lanka as...

1st ODI : Virat Kohli's ton in vain as India lose to New Zealand by 24 runs

Chennai: Indian Test captain Virat Kohli expressed his confidence in Ravichandran Ashwin’s batting abilities and said that there is no reason why the... read more »

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World’s best honeymoon destinations

World’s best honeymoon destinations For some, it’s Paris or Rome. For others it’s the exotic islands of Thailand. The possibilities for the perfect honeymoon are seemingly endless. Here are... read more »

Malaysia’s most idyllic islands

Malaysia is known for its many exotic islands and their stunning beaches, tropical rainforests and diverse cultures. From the diving hotspot Sipadan... read more »

Mihir Garh: the most extraordinary hotel in the world

A testament to the architectural traditions of Rajasthan, the Mihir Garh Fort hotel was built over a period of two years. Over 150 local craftsmen worked on... read more »

Google Has A Grand Plan To Dominate The Travel Industry

Recent partnerships by Google with hotel chains have raised concern among others in the travel industry that the search giant is trying to grab more... read more »

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Tillerson’s News Conference Only Highlights Strains With Trump.

WASHINGTON — Long-simmering tension within President Trump’s national security team spilled into public view on Wednesday as Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson took the extraordinary step of... read more »

Saudi’s Falih says oil agreements with Russi...

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Agreements reached between Russia and Saudi Arabia on global oil supply have helped oil markets to stabilize, Saudi Energy... read more »

GOP Rep. Tim Murphy won’t seek reelection after reports...

Tim Murphy of Pennsylvania, an opponent of abortion, will not be seeking reelection at the end of his current term, ending speculation about his future a day... read more »

Tillerson’s News Conference Only Highlights Strains Wit...

WASHINGTON — Long-simmering tension within President Trump’s national security team spilled into public view on Wednesday as Secretary of State Rex W.... read more »

Turkey Sentences 40 to Life in Coup Attempt Against Erd...

ISTANBUL, Turkey — A court in southwestern Turkey handed down life sentences on Wednesday to 40 men, including senior military officers, for trying to... read more »

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