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Facebook to now help spot malware on computers

Social networking giant Facebook has partnered security software firm Kasperky to help its users detect and clean malware from their computers. ‘Malware’ is an umbrella term used to refer to computer viruses, worms, trojan horses, ransomware, spyware, adware and other malicious... 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 to be the best tweets to the top of a user’s timeline the next time they open their Twitter... read more »

How glass can help build super-fast comp...

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 may significantly increase computer processing speeds and power in the future. “The challenge is to find a single material that can effectively... read more »

Synthetic biology key to space explorati...

Synthetic biology key to space exploration

WASHINGTON: Synthetic biology may hold the key to manned space exploration of the Moon and Mars, say scientists. Researchers have found that biomanufacturing based on microbes could make travel to and settlement of extraterrestrial locations more practical and bearable. Researchers from Lawrence... read more »

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Mandela’s funeral begins with military procession

Rainbow Nation bids adieu to Mandela with song and dance

 A memorial service has begun for former South African President Nelson Mandela at an open-air football stadium in Soweto on Tuesday, with rain falling steadily on the crowd that includes family... read more »

'Mandela needs to be re-invoked'

Over 90 high-profile guests to attend Mandela̵...

Johannesburg – A total of 91 high-profile guests, including heads of state and government and 10 former heads of state, had confirmed by... read more »

South African airspace ready to serve Mandela mourning ...

South African airspace ready to serve Mandela mourning activities

Johannesburg – The South African civil aviation system announced Monday that they are ready to serve Mandela mourning activities. “Measures have... read more »

Upset family seeks to ban Nelson Mandela’s grands...

Upset family seeks to ban Nelson Mandela's grandson from funeral

London – Former South African President Nelson Mandela’s grandson might face a ban on attending his funeral following months-long bitter family... read more »

Nelson Mandela’s daughter saw him losing grip on ...

Nelson Mandela's daughter saw him losing grip on life

London – Former South African President Nelson Mandela’s eldest daughter has said that the doctors already knew his father would die on Thursday... read more »

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Rajinikanth hints he may enter politics soon

HIGHLIGHTS Rajinikanth on Friday asked his fans to get back to their duties but be ready for war. Rajinikanth proclaimed himself to be a true-blue Tamilian. If I am thrown out of Tamil Nadu, I... read more »

Landslide on Rishikesh-Badrinath National Highway,...

Gopeshwar: The Rishikesh-Badrinath National Highway was on Friday closed near Vishnuprayag in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district due to a... read more »

Cabinet nod for nuclear reactors bid to make up for los...

HIGHLIGHTS India has lost six years on a wild goose expedition that cost its domestic nuclear industry dear. Faster clearances, more efficient regulations... read more »

Air Chief B S Dhanoa writes to each officer: Be ready f...

“In the present scenario, there is an ever persistent sub-conventional threat. Therefore, we need to be prepared for operations with our present holdings,... read more »

Clash over shifting of ‘Dharna Chowk’ in Hyderabad

Dharna Chowk, like Jantar Mantar in New Delhi, is a democratic space to voice anguish, he had said. Members of a resistance group campaigning against the TRS... read more »

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US trains Iraqis for house-to-house battle against IS

TAJI BASE, Iraq: A team of camouflage-clad Iraqi soldiers lines up near the door of a one-storey house north of Baghdad with rifles ready, preparing to enter and search it. For now, there are no... read more »

Car bomb kills 37 at Yemen police academy

SANAA: A car bomb tore through dozens of Yemenis lined up at a police academy in Sanaa Wednesday, leaving 37 dead in the latest attack to highlight... read more »

Live: Sri Lanka votes in tightest election in decades

Sri Lankans began voting on Thursday in a tightly fought presidential election, with incumbent Mahinda Rajapakse seeking a record third term in office amid a... read more »

Syria conflict: 76,000 die in deadliest year – ac...

The year 2014 was the deadliest year yet in Syria’s four-year conflict, with over 76,000 killed, activists say. The UK-based Syrian Observatory for... read more »

Sri Lanka’s Rajapaksa regime losing its grip

Manmohan Singh’s letter to me does not address Tamil issue: President Rajapaksa

Delhi: Casino mogul James Packer must wish he could vote in Sri Lanka’s presidential elections next Thursday. Not only is the main challenger... read more »

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HDFC Standard Life Insurance To Debut On Bourses On November 17?

After receiving desirable subscription to the public problem, HDFC preferred Life Insurance corporation is ready to debut on exchanges on november 17. The Subsidiary of housing finance foremost hdfc... read more »

RCom gains over 1% after Moody’s says Aircel news ...

Reliance Communications gained over a percent intraday on Wednesday after Moody’s said that the merger talks falling through could have no impact... read more »

New Rs 100 note coming in April, old notes to be withdr...

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will soon release Rs 100 denomination banknotes in the Mahatma Gandhi (New) Series, having the signature of Governor Urjit R... read more »

Paytm Payments Bank books Rs 30-cr loss in 7 months.

Paytm Payments Bank incurred losses of Rs 30.7 crore between August 2016 and March 2017 of FY17, the firm has said in its filing to Registrar of Companies... read more »

Market Live: Sensex gains over 150 pts, Nifty firmly ab...

12:40 pm Gold update: Gold prices were higher by Rs 61 to Rs 29,416 per 10 gram in futures trade as speculators widened their bets taking positive cues from... read more »

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Air defence zone remarks: China refutes Japanese PM

Air defence zone remarks: China refutes Japanese PM

Beijing – Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Hong Lei has strongly refuted Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s recent remarks on China’s East China Sea Air Defence... read more »

China to strengthen supervision of officials' assets reports

China to safeguard national food security

Beijing –  China will safeguard national food security while continuing to pursue the sustainable development of agriculture, an official... read more »

China asks Japan to halt provocation

China asks Japan to halt provocation

Beijing – China has asked Japan to immediately stop all of its provocative actions over the ownership of Diaoyu Islands. Reacting to a video clip on the... read more »

Chinese reform encouraging, says World Bank chief

Chinese reform encouraging, says World Bank chief

Washington – The recent reform measures announced by the Chinese government are encouraging, and the US Federal Reserve needs to exit the current... read more »

China allegedly withholds residence visas for NYT, Bloo...

China allegedly withholds residence visas for NYT, Bloomberg reporters

Beijing – China has been reportedly withholding residence visas for the New York Times (NYT) and Bloomberg reporters over the agencies’ investigative... read more »

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World Cup: Ashwin plays trouble-shooter after Virat Kohli’s...

Amid the furore generated by Virat Kohli’s abusive behaviour with an Indian journalist, off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin today tried to diffuse the tension by lauding the fourth estate for its... read more »

India-SA WC match seen by 257 mn viewers in India

The India-South Africa tie in the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 was viewed by 257 million fans, according to TAM data CS4+, extrapolated to the... read more »

World Cup 2015: Ashwin is right up there with Vettori, ...

NAPIER: Mushtaq Ahmed was Imran Khan’s goto man in the 1992 World Cup which Pakistan won. Now, he is in charge of the Pakistani spin attack, trying to... read more »

ICC Cricket WC 2015: Pakistan crush UAE by 129 runs

Convincing victory for Pakistan as they crush UAE by 129 runs in a Pool B encounter at Napier, New Zealand. UAE batsmen looked under immense pressure while... read more »

England not playing with fear: Stuart Broad

Hitting out at former captain Michael Vaughan, who had said England are “playing with fear”, fast bowler Stuart Broad has denied the... read more »

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Wal-Mart names Krish Iyer as India unit head

Wal-Mart names Krish Iyer as India unit head

New Delhi – US retail major Wal-Mart Stores Friday named Krish Iyer as the president and chief executive officer (CEO) of its India unit, effective Jan 20, 2014, a company statement said... read more »

Sensex closes 245 points down; automobile stocks plunge

Sensex closes 245 points down; automobile stocks p...

Mumbai – A key index of the Indian equities markets Thursday closed 245.80 points or 1.16 percent down, its third consecutive fall this week,... read more »

Govt of the day pays the price for high inflation: Chid...

Govt of the day pays the price for high inflation: Chidambaram

New Delhi – Apparently admitting that price rise was one of the reasons for Congress defeat in recent elections, Finance Minister P Chidambaram... read more »

Bharti Airtel, Reliance Jio to share infrastructure

Bharti Airtel, Reliance Jio to share infrastructure

New Delhi – Telecom service providers Bharti Airtel and Reliance Jio Infocomm have concluded a comprehensive telecom infrastructure-sharing arrangement... read more »

Sensex closes flat; capital goods stocks plunge

Sensex trades flat during early session

Mumbai – A key index of the Indian equities markets Tuesday closed flat as a result of profit bookings, a day after it rallied 329.89 points, on the... read more »

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IIT-Bombay receives largest ever donation for research and develo...

NEW DELHI: The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay has received Rs 95 crore, the largest donation in its history, to set up a centre to develop hi-tech products and solutions for consumers... read more »

University Grants Commission ‘allows’ ...

NEW DELHI: The University Grants Commission (UGC) is understood to have allowed IISc Bangalore to continue with the four-year undergraduate... read more »

IISc Bangalore in talks with UGC over 4-year course

BANGALORE: The Universities Grants Commission (UGC) may have asked the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, to discontinue its four-year B.Sc... read more »

TN to introduce 163 new courses in Arts, Science colleg...

As part of her government’s effort to give a boost to the Higher Education sector, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Friday proposed introducing 163... read more »

A journalism course for the visually-impaired students

MYSORE – JSS Mahavidyapeetha, has introduced a mass communication and journalism course for visually-impaired students at JSS Polytechnic For The... read more »

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Kangana Ranaut – warrior princess of royal leheng for sange...

Kangana Ranaut looked like a “warrior princess” to Sangeet’s Vicki Jain and Ankita Lohande’s wedding last night. For this, she wore a majestic lehenga adorned with... read more »

Why Manager Sukumar and DSP Missed ‘Pushpa&#...

Hyderabad: The prerelease event of Allu Arjun and Rashmika Mandannastarrer `Pushpa` attracted a huge crowd but director Sukumar and music director... read more »

Abhishek Bachchan’s “Greatest Inspiration&#...

New Delhi: Abhishek Bachchan is his father’s biggest fan and there is ample evidence of this in his interviews and social media posts. This is not... read more »

When a photo of Guru Landava and Goa native Nora Fatehi...

Guru Randhava is busy with Riyadh’s Dabangg Tour, but pictures of him with Nora Fatehi are circulating on the Internet in India. It seems Guru and Nora... read more »

India’s Harnaaz Sandhu wins Miss Universe crown a...

Prior to Harnaaz Sandhu, only two Indians had won Miss Universe titles: Sushmita Sen in 1994 and Lara Dutta in 2000. India’s Harnaaz Sandhu becomes the... read more »

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Coalition deal reached in Germany

Coalition deal reached in Germany

Leaders of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative-led bloc and the Centre-Left Social Democratic Party reached a coalition agreement early Wednesday, negotiators said. The SPD and the... read more »

EU threatens to freeze data sharing with US

EU threatens to freeze data sharing with US

London – The European Union’s (EU) justice and rights commissioner Viviane Reding has threatened to halt data-sharing arrangements with... read more »

Rebekah Brooks once told Colin Montgomerie’s ex-w...

Rebekah Brooks once told Colin Montgomerie's ex-wife 'hacking voicemails easy'

London – Former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks once reportedly told Eimear Cook, the ex-wife of golfer Colin Montgomerie, that it was easy to... read more »

Germany, US agree on efforts to rebuild trust

Germany, US agree on efforts to rebuild trust

Berlin – The US and German politicians agreed on efforts to rebuild trust during the visit by a delegation of US lawmakers led by senator Christ Murphy... read more »

Blairs angry and confused over Tony’s affair with Murdo...

Blairs angry and confused over Tony’s affair with Murdoch's ex-wife Wendi Deng claims

London – Former British prime minister Tony Blair’s wife Cherie is fuming over claims that her husband had affair with Rupert Murdoch’s ex-wife... read more »

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Two South Korean firms in Kaesong to close operations

South Korean lawmakers head to Kaesong complex

Seoul – A group of South Korea lawmakers crossed the border line separating North and South Korea into the Kaesong industrial complex to make an on-site inspection during the parliamentary... read more »

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Ex-Thai PM to file lawsuit against public prosecut...

Bangkok – Former prime minister of Thailand Abhisit Vejjajiva Tuesday said he would file a lawsuit against the Office of Attorney General for... read more »

Japan’s NRA urges Tepco to prevent mishaps at crippled ...

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

Washington – Japanese nuclear regulator has urged Tokyo Electric Power Co. (Tepco) to improve working conditions at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant... read more »

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake strikes off Japan’s east...

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake strikes off Japan's east coast: USGS

Tokyo –  A 5.5-magnitude earthquake struck off the east coast of Japan on Monday, the US Geological Survey reported, but no tsunami warning was... read more »

More tsunami advisories issued after strong quake hit o...

More tsunami advisories issued after strong quake hit off NE Japan

TOKYO – More tsunami advisories were issued by the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) early Saturday after a 7. 1 magnitude quake hit off Fukushima... read more »

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IITF 2013 showcases rich traditions, culture of northeast

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 entrepreneurs from different states of the... read more »

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“Six legged Soldiers”

I have come across the most amazing book “Six legged Soldiers” by Jeffrey Lockwood. He talks about man’s use of insects as the earliest... read more »

Why I am giving up Mandarin classes to learn Elephant

Why I am giving up Mandarin classes to learn Elephant

By Nury Vittachi Struggling to learn Man! darin? Unhappy with English? Why not learn a niche language, such as Elephant? Nirmala Topno did, and it made her a... read more »

Mohsin Hamid, Cyrus Mistry shortlisted for literature p...

Mohsin Hamid, Cyrus Mistry shortlisted for literature prize

New Delhi – Cyrus Mistry’s ‘Chronicle of a Corpse Bearer’, Mohsin Hamid’s ‘How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia’... read more »

K.P.S. Gill: Larger than life

K.P.S. Gill: Larger than life

By Rahul Dass Book: “KPS Gill: The Paramount Cop”; Author: Rahul Chandan; Publisher: Maple Press; Pages:244; Price: Rs.295. K.P.S. Gill, the... read more »

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Roast chicken with potatoes and veggies

My earliest memory of food: I remember eating cereal as a child. My favourite cereals were choco pops and fruity loops with milk. My favourite recipe: It’s a classic dish. I love roast chicken... read more »

Fresh fruit ice creams to beat the heat

If eating ice creams is one of your ways to cool down during summers, this time around, give the artificial flavours a miss and try fresh fruit in... read more »

This summer, make a cold soup

Considered to be a wholesome meal by itself, chilled gazpachos and cucumber broths are perfect for the sweltering heat Can’t bear the thought of a hot... read more »

Five rules of eating sushi

Here are the rules you should go by – Firstly, you do not use the chopsticks to pass food to another. That is actually said to be like giving the bones... read more »

Grab these fruits before they’re gone!

We have a reason to be happy! The city will see Monsoon, most likely, by mid June. But, with rains knocking on our door, there are few seasonal fruits that... read more »

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Germany inflict historic 7-1 World Cup rout on Brazil

Germany inflicted a historic 7-1 rout on hosts Brazil on Tuesday to reach the World Cup final as Miroslav Klose became the all-time leading scorer in the history of the tournament. Brazil have never... read more »

Best yet to come from Germany: Joachim Loew

Joachim Loew insists that the best is yet to come from his side on the eve of Friday’s World Cup quarterfinal against France. Loew’s... read more »

We don’t care about winning ugly, we just want to...

Brazil striker Neymar has admitted he is happy to win ugly as he looks to take another step towards delivering his country’s sixth World Cup on home... read more »

Venezuela eager for Maradona to coach national team

Venezuelan media on Wednesday welcomed the news that Argentina’s former star footballer Diego Maradona might coach their national team. Maradona... read more »

Belgium hang on to defeat U.S.

SALVADOR, Brazil — Kevin De Bruyne turned a heroic night for U.S. goalkeeper Tim Howard into defeat on Tuesday with an extra-time goal and an assist... read more »

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Gold price to remain range-bound

Gold price retreated on Saturday after scaling a monthly high of Rs.28,585 per 10 gram in Mumbai on Friday. The yellow metal reacted on unwinding by stockists by Rs.190 to close the week at... read more »

Gold, silver prices rise on brisk buying, global cues

Gold climbs Rs. 300 on seasonal buying, firming gl...

Continuing its rising streak, gold prices flared up by Rs. 300 to Rs. 28,800 per ten gram in the national capital on Thursday on sustained buying by... read more »

Gold gains Rs. 110 on festive season demand, global cue...

Gold prices jumped by Rs. 110 to Rs. 28,500 per 10 grams in the national capital on Wednesday on festive season demand and positive global cues. Besides,... read more »

Gold prices recover marginally; silver remains higher

NEW DELHI: Gold prices witnessed a modest rebound of Rs 45 to Rs 28,245 after declining for two days at the bullion market here on Thursday following... read more »

Gold, silver extend losses on global cues, sluggish dem...

Gold remained under pressure for the second straight day and declined by Rs 100 to Rs 28,100 per 10 grams in the national capital on Friday on weak cues from... read more »

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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 have.Training to run a marathon not only... read more »

Air pollution harming brains of urban young

Researchers at the University of Montana found that when air particulate matter and their components such as metals are inhaled or swallowed, they... read more »

Exercises that help you battle pain

Walking for back pain: Got a nagging backache? Simply put on your sports shoes and walk. Numerous studies throw light on how walking lessens pain, boosts... read more »

8 healthy foods every woman must eat

While eating healthy is essential for both the sexes, men and women have different dietary requirements. Here are some foods that every woman must include in... read more »

Daily breakfast may protect kids from diabetes

Make sure that your kids do not skip breakfast as researchers have found that regular consumption of a healthy breakfast may help children lower their risk of... read more »

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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 global market. At the Multi Commodity... read more »

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

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... read more »

Gold prices fall by 0.21 per cent in futures trade on g...

Gold prices eased by 0.21 per cent to Rs 26,800 per 10 grams in futures trade on Tuesday, tracking a weak global trend, as speculators offloaded their... read more »

Gold Falls by Rs 45 to Rs 27,265 on Sluggish Demand

New Delhi: In a mixed pattern of trading, gold prices declined by Rs 45 to Rs 27,265 per 10 grams at the bullion market on Monday, owing to slackened demand... read more »

Gold, silver prices rise on brisk buying, global cues

NEW DELHI: Any revision in gold import duty is unlikely to take place before the Budget and there is no proposal as of now to reduce the 10 per duty, a... read more »

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

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 conservation then here are some slimming style... read more »

Blue-eyed people have this bad habit

People with blue eyes might have a greater chance of becoming alcoholics, according to an interesting new study. The study by researchers at the... read more »

Japanese retail giant teams up with Tajima for new life...

To create a new life wear for women, Japanese retail giant Uniqlo has join hands with Muslim fashion designer Hana Tajima. The retail giant, whose new... read more »

Couple married for 75 years dies hand-in-hand

An American couple, who had been married for 75 years fulfilled their final wish to die in each other’s arms after they passed away holding hands, within... read more »

How to beat the heat in summer

Are you finding it tough to tackle the scorching heat? Lets take a look at simple tips from experts on staying cool during summer. Closing windows and doors... read more »

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Middle East

Israel, Gaza violence defies truce ‘deal’

GAZA CITY, Palestinian territories: Israeli jets bombed targets across Gaza on Thursday, retaliating to Palestinian rocket attacks in spiraling violence that left a truce extension teetering on the... read more »

Suicide bomber attacks checkpoint near new Iraq PM...

BAGHDAD: A suicide bomber attacked a checkpoint near the Baghdad home of new Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Tuesday, two police sources and... read more »

Gaza truce ends with Israel claim of Hamas rocket fire

The Israeli military claimed renewed rocket fire by Gaza militants after a three-day truce expired on Friday and negotiations in Cairo on a new border deal... read more »

Gaza truce ends with Israel claim of Hamas rocket fire

The Israeli military claimed renewed rocket fire by Gaza militants after a three-day truce expired on Friday and negotiations in Cairo on a new border deal... read more »

Arabs see Gaza war stoppage as Hamas victory despite de...

Arab reactions to what seems to be the end of the Gaza war, for now, has been schizophrenic in that there has been widespread condemnation of Israel’s... read more »

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if 3 crore ration cards were cancelled, matter “very serious” SC ...

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said it was a “very serious” matter if the Centre has really canceled around three crore ration cards, including those of tribals and the poor, solely because they... read more »

Charging Interest for the 3-month Moratorium perio...

Do you have a bank loan like I do? Because of this Coronavirus lockdown, the RBI announced a 3-month freeze on EMIs on all loans till May 31st. But... read more »

India Will Close Borders, Block Arrival of All Interna...

The Indian government is moving ahead to seal India’s borders and will implement a new travel ban with effect from March 22 as arrival of all international... read more »

Offbeat furniture types to redefine your interior

Introduction Furniture is now a part and parcel of every person’s – or better yet, family’s – life. As more importance is now given to appearances,... read more »

Congress Mocks Modi : “WhatsApp University Degree...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is quoting a “satirical website” to justify his actions on Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, under... read more »

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Merkel hails Greek progress in cutting debt

Merkel hails Greek progress in cutting debt

Berlin – German Chancellor Angela Merkel Friday praised the progress Greece has made in cutting debt while meeting her Greek counterpart, but said more could be done in its efforts to overcome... read more »

Population of homeless people in NY City and LA has increased by 27 percent

Population of homeless people in NY City and LA ha...

Federal statistics from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) annual survey of over 3,000 cities and counties show the number... read more »

Kerry blames Muslim Brotherhood for ‘stealing’ Eg...

Kerry blames Muslim Brotherhood for 'stealing’ Egypt revolution

Washington – Secretary of State John Kerry has accused Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood of having ‘stolen’ the revolution that toppled longtime autocrat... read more »

US-Iran nuke dispute might end in six months, says Obam...

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

Islamabad – President Barack Obama has said that the United States could diplomatically resolve its nuclear dispute with Iran in the next six... read more »

US can access Britons’ personal data under secret...

US can access Britons' personal data under secret deal

London – The US National Security Agency has stored the personal electronic data of British citizens under a secret deal with London, according to files... read more »

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

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

“Scared” by number of deaths in Vyapam scam

Union Minister Uma Bharti on Monday said she is “scared” by the number of deaths associated with the Vyapam scam in Madhya Pradesh and said there... read more »

Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat assures safety to Char Dham...

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Monday said that each person taking up the Char Dham yatra is the responsibility of the state... read more »

North east development assured with 10K road connectivi...

Former allies will return to NDA: Gadkari

The Central Government has been taking several initiatives to accelerate development work in the north-eastern region, especially to improve road and rail... read more »

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Mars rover clocking up the mileage

Cape Town – It’s not exactly been at Olympic gold medal pace, but Nasa’s Mars rover Opportunity that landed on the Red Planet in 2004 has set an extraterrestrial distance record and is... read more »

100,000-year-old case of brain damage found

LONDON: An ancient skeleton unearthed in Israel may contain the oldest evidence of brain damage in a modern human. The child, who lived about... read more »

Mars spacecraft completes 80% of journey

ndia’s maiden mission to the Red Planet, Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) has completed 80 % of its 54.6 million kilometers to Mars. The MOM has now traveled... read more »

Indian scientists craft portable diagnostic kit for sic...

Kolkata: In a significant step towards improving the treatment of sickle cell anemia (SCA), scientists in India are developing a portable and affordable... read more »

India’s Mars orbiter completes about 80 percent o...

Chennai: Inching closer to the red planet, India’s ambitious Mars orbiter spacecraft has covered more than 540 million kilometres, about 80 percent of... read more »

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Musharraf trial: Court wants security tightened

Musharraf trial: Court wants security tightened

Islamabad – The Islamabad Anti-Terrorist Court Friday granted former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf’s request for exemption from appearing before it in the judges’ detention case, and... read more »

Pakistan president's warning to Taliban

Pakistan president’s warning to Taliban

Islamabad – Pakistan’s President Mamnoon Hussain has warned that other option! s could be used against the Taliban militants if peace... read more »

Bangladesh detains former president Ershad

Hussain Muhammad Ershad

Dhaka – Bangladesh’s former military dictator and Jatiya Party chairman Hussain Muhammad Ershad was detained in Dhaka Thursday night. Ershad was... read more »

War not an option, rival military officials should meet...

Shahbaz visit must revive India-Pakistan peace: daily

New Delhi – Pa! kistan Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, the younger brother of Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, has said Islamabad would be... read more »

Khaleda Zia asks India to respect majority’s aspi...

Khaleda Zia asks India to respect majority's aspirations

Dhaka – Opposition Leader Khaleda Zia has asked India to “respect the aspirations of the majority in Bangladesh” and urged the ruling Awami... read more »

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No WAGs in Sri Lanka, BCCI reportedly tells Indian players

Looks like the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has banned WAGs (wives and girlfriends) from accompanying players to the Sri Lanka tour starting in August. “Most of the players on... read more »

Paytm strikes title sponsorship deal with BCCI til...

One97 Communications, owners of Paytm, today acquired the title sponsorship rights for India’s domestic and international cricket matches at... read more »

We were sick and tired of losing: Sikander Raza

Harare: “We were sick and tired of just competing against better nations and losing in the end,” said Zimbabwe’s stand-in cricket captain... read more »

Pro Kabaddi League’s Jadhav chose the sport over ...

Cricket and movies are two obsessions that Indians can never get enough of. For 21-year-old Onkar Jadhav, though, when a choice came up to pursue one of the... read more »

Sania, Paes in Wimbledon finals with partners

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

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Visa-free travel to Japan could boost tourism

Manila / Philippines – Visa-free travel could do wonders for Japan’s tourism, the Philippine envoy to the Land of the Rising Sun said Wednesday. Manolo Lopez, Philippine ambassador to Japan,... read more »

Travel woes: when your luggage doesn’t arriv...

Returning from a recent leisure trip to Miami, Jerry Jorgensen landed in Detroit only to face one of the biggest frustrations of air travel: His bag... read more »

Apply for a $1 Million Luxury Travel Job

If you’re sitting at your desk and not doing your work, it’s probably because your hate your job and want a new one. How about a chance to take a... read more »

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At least 59 people were shot dead with more than 500 injured when a gunman sprayed bullets from the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas hotel at a country music festival on Monday. The incident took place... read more »

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NEW DELHI: The war of words between India and Pakistan has taken an ugly turn with the latter’s foreign minister calling Prime Minister Narendra Modi a... read more »

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