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WhatsApp users can now check their voice...

WhatsApp users can now check their voice messages before sending them. Here...

The Meta (formerly Facebook) WhatsApp instant messaging app implements a feature that allows users to preview WhatsApp voice messages before sending them. The instant messaging app announced this feature on Tuesday. WhatsApp claims that voice memos “make users closer to friends and... read more »

Infinix Note 11 series launched in India...

Infinix Note 11 series launched in India with MediaTek Helio chipset

Hong Kong smartphone maker Infinix has finally launched the Infinix Note 11 series devices in India after a long wait since the announcement of the smartphone. The entire Note 11 series will include multiple devices, but the company has decided to launch only two smartphone models in India: the... read more »

Oppo’s next-generation mobile tech...

Oppo’s next-generation mobile technology: a pop-up camera that magnif...

Ahead of Oppo’s Inno Day 2021 Event, the smartphone giant has showcased an interesting technology for mobile cameras. Oppo teased a retractable lens technology for smartphones on Twitter without providing much details. Adding more zoom capabilities on a smartphone has always been a key product... read more »

Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 unveiled with new ARM...

Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 unveiled with new ARMv9 CPU cores and new Adreno GPU arc...

Qualcomm has unveiled its next-generation chipset for its flagship Android device, which has been improved across the board. In a sense, this is a complete departure from the previous design, as it transitions to a new ARMv9 instruction set and a new naming scheme. We won’t have to wait long... read more »

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Ex-South Sudanese vice president urged to accept ceasefire

Ex-South Sudanese vice president urged to accept ceasefire

Khartoum – Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said Monday that leaders would join hands against forces allied to South Sudanese ex-vice president Riek Machar , if he failed to respond to a... read more »

Ban seeks South Sudan parties' cooperation to solve crisis

Ban seeks South Sudan parties’ cooperation t...

United Nations – The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called for “full cooperation” of all parties in finding a peaceful solution... read more »

63 Boko Haram militants killed: Nigerian military

63 Boko Haram militants killed: Nigerian military

Lagos – At least 63 Boko Haram fighters were killed during Nigerian army’s raids following a recent pre-dawn attack on military barracks in Bama... read more »

‘Fake’ interpreter at Mandela memorial clai...

'Fake' interpreter at Mandela memorial claims to have exposed system

London – The controversial sign language interpreter at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service has said he is a “great fake” who exposed... read more »

S Sudan rebel leader demands proper talks before any tr...

S Sudan rebel leader demands proper talks before any truce deal

London – South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar has said there must be proper negotiations before the rebels can agree to a truce with the... read more »

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Omicron’s tally in India crosses the 350 mark after several...

Omicron’s tally in India crosses the 350 mark after several states reported 4,444 new cases. Concerns are even more acute as Christmas approaches and the holiday season approaches, when... read more »

Yellow warning about severe cold in Delhi today: w...

Daytime temperatures in Delhi on Monday are expected to be around 19 degrees Celsius as winds pick up. According to the Indian Meteorological... read more »

Sangat Karugi Insaaf: Outrage over government indiffere...

After lynching two people in two blasphemy attempts in Amritsar and Kapurtala, Sikh groups say there would be no reaction if action had been taken in 2015 to... read more »

Sheena Bora says Indrani Mukherja reports to CBI from l...

Indrani Mukherjea claims she met a woman prisoner who told her she had met Sheena Bora in Kashmir, according to the letter sent directly to the CBI.... read more »

IAF Chopper crash: Group Captain Varun Singh solid howe...

EW DELHI: According to an Indian Air Force officer, the group’s captain Varun Singh’s health remains stable, but critical. Sources said medical... read more »

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Asia

Four killed, 56 injured in suicide bomb attack in Pakistan

Peshawar: At least four persons were killed and 56 others injured today when a suicide bomber targeted a vehicle of a line officer in Pakistan’s restive northwestern tribal region, officials... read more »

China says 197 punished in crackdown on online rum...

People recently punished in China’s campaign against online rumors include those who circulated an inflated death toll in the Tianjin blasts... read more »

Protesters in western Nepal kill police with spears, ax...

Protesters in western Nepal kill police with spears, axesKathmandu, Nepal (CNN)Protesters in western Nepal have killed at least seven police officers as... read more »

Sri Lanka: Ranil Wickremesinghe takes office as new Pri...

Ranil Wickremesinghe was sworn in as Sri Lanka’s new Prime Minister on Friday as the island nation’s two major political parties signed an agreement to... read more »

India ‘advises’ Pakistani NSA Aziz not to m...

India has advised Pakistani NSA Sartaj Aziz not to meet separatist Hurriyat leaders before talks with his Indian counterpart Ajit Doval, raising a question... read more »

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Australia gets approval to send armed officers to MH17 recovery t...

AUSTRALIA has won approval to send elite armed officers to protect investigative teams in their efforts to scour the Malaysia Airlines crash site for human remains after the recalled Ukrainian... read more »

WikiLeaks reveals Australian gagging order over po...

A sweeping gagging order issued in Australia to block reporting of any bribery allegations involving several international political leaders in... read more »

Australia gives $4.7 million for Gaza relief

The Australian government is providing five million Australian dollars (4.7 million $) in urgent humanitarian assistance to Gaza, Foreign Minister Julie... read more »

Indian student assaulted in Australia, brother seeks ju...

Indian student assaulted in Australia, brother seeks justice

Melbourne – A 20-year-old Indian student was seriously injured after he was brutally assaulted and robbed in Australia’s Melbourne city, a media... read more »

6.2 magnitude quake rattles New Zealand

6.2 magnitude quake rattles New Zealand

Wellington – A severe earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale has been recorded off! the coast of Fiordland, shaking New Zealand’s Southland... read more »

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How is Taxable Income Calculated – Know Income Tax Slab Based

How is Taxable Income Calculated – Know Income Tax Slab Bas...

All individuals and entities in India, having a taxable income, are required to pay taxes to the Income Tax Department and file their income tax returns. If you are looking for financial savings,... read more »

Indian Private Limited Company Incorporation Proce...

As part of Government of India’s Ease of Doing Business (EODB) initiatives, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs introduced a web based... read more »

How to Start a Marketing Company?

We live in a world in which successful marketing can end up being the difference between a company being successful, and one that falls flat on its face. It... read more »

5 Legit Ways to Buy Bitcoins in India

The demand to buy bitcoin in India has grown considerably over recent years. This could be the repercussions of the upliftment of the ban on cryptocurrency... read more »

Should You Invest in an IPO?

You might have heard the term ‘a company going public’ either in the news or while researching investment avenues. When a private company makes its shares... read more »

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Volkswagen pleads guilty in U.S. court in diesel emissions scanda...

DETROIT/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Volkswagen AG pleaded guilty on Friday to fraud, obstruction of justice and falsifying statements as part of a $4.3 billion settlement reached with the U.S.... read more »

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

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

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

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

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

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

Some bank bulls grow wary on policy uncertainty

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

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9 killed in landslides in southwest China

Nine people have been killed inlandslides that struck southwest China’s Yunnan province last week. Nine people were buried as the disasterhit Xiaoxin Village in Dongchuan District of the... read more »

4 schoolchildren killed in China knife attack

BEIJING: Four primary schoolchildren were killed in a knife attack by a man in south China’s Guangxi autonomous region, the latest such... read more »

The number of victims of terrorist attacks Sunday in Xi...

Chinese authorities announced that as a result of the terrorist attacks in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region on Sunday, September 21 killed 50 people.... read more »

13 dead in China firework plant explosion

CHANGSHA – Thirteen people have been confirmed dead and one more remained missing after an explosion at a firework plant in central China’s Hunan... read more »

Rains in China kill 19, thousands evacuated

BEIJING: Heavy rains in China’s southwest have killed at least 19 people and left 20 missing, with tens of thousands of people evacuated due to... read more »

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Pakistan recall Fawad Alam for England Tests

Allrounder Fawad Alam has found his name back in the Test squad for the upcoming series against England in the UAE, as one of two changes to the side that ended a Test series drought in Sri Lanka... read more »

BCCI like a sThe PCB should listen to Javed Mianda...

Pakistan great and India nemesis, Javed Miandad, is at it again. At a recent function in Karachi, Miandad advised the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)... read more »

Virat Kohli claims top rank in ICC T20I rankings

There was some more good news in the offing for India’s Test captain Virat Kohli as he was declared the No 1 ranked batsmen in T20 Internationals according... read more »

Former Pakistan cricketer Arshad Khan driving Uber cab ...

NEW DELHI: How would you picture the life of a former international cricketer? Probably nurturing the upcoming generation of cricketers, commentating, working... read more »

Captain’s knock: Kohli shows maturity in Sri Lank...

India, pleased as they must be at the series win, should still feel a bit disappointed that the scoreline is 2-1 and not 3-0 in their favour. India lost the... read more »

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Jorhat holds 11th Assam Mahotsav to promote culture and traditions

Jorhat holds 11th Assam Mahotsav to promote culture and tradition...

Guwahati –  The eleventh edition of the Assam Mahotsav, a two week long annual fair, was organized in Jorhat recently, and provided a window to the culture of the state. More than 100 stalls... read more »

People in poorer nations `understand` life better ...

Washington – A new study has shown that people residing in poorer countries find greater meaning in life, whereas residents of wealthy... read more »

Hornbill Festival reflects traditional and modern face ...

Hornbill Festival reflects traditional and modern face of Nagaland

Kohima – In an endeavor to promote tourism and preserve the socio-cultural heritage of the Nagas, Kohima played host to the 14th Hornbill Festival of... read more »

Kolkata Christmas Festival to begin Dec 20

History behind common Christmas traditions revealed

Kolkata – Scheduled to be inaugurated by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, the Kolkata Christmas Festival beginning Dec 20 here is set to... read more »

New age writings of love, confusion and erotica

New age writings of love, confusion and erotica

Fresh and complex, funny and erotic, this week IANS bookshelf is stacked with new age writings that are about today’s generation and their many ways of... read more »

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

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

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State-owned carrier Air India understated losses &...

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s state-owned airline Air India understated its operating losses by nearly $1 billion over three fiscal... read more »

India’s Avenue Supermarts IPO oversubscribed 106 ...

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

India’s industrial output up 2.7 percent in Janua...

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s industrial output rose 2.7 percent in January from a year earlier, government data showed on Friday. ... read more »

Volkswagen, Tata Motors plan to cooperate in India

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NEW DELHI/FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German carmaker Volkswagen said on Friday it had signed a memorandum of understanding to explore a partnership with Tata... read more »

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Additional Results for SSC CGL 2012 Released; Check here for more

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 Tribunal (CAT) or High Courts, “after... read more »

How to use digital learning platforms for JEE?

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

Why is Chennai One of the Best Cities in India for High...

That time of the year when the sun shines bright and is in its most ruthless form is here. This is the time when the examinations get over, almost all schools... read more »

73 IIT-Roorkee students expelled due to low scores in e...

What could be termed as an unexpected action taken by any IIT till now, the institute at Roorkee has expelled 73 students for faring badly in the first year B... read more »

UPSC not inclined to conduct SRCA examinations for rail...

The Union Public Service Commission, told the Railway Ministry to conduct the Special Class Railway Apprentice Examination (SCRA). Earlier the examination was... read more »

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Entertainment

RRR Postponed to a Later Date

That will e terrile news for moviegoers on New Years Eve. The most anticipated RRR movie has now een postponed to a later date. After considering the pandemic situation in the country Rajamouli and... read more »

Valimai Trailer: Ajith Is A Man On A Mission In Th...

New Delhi: The highly anticipated trailer for Ajith Valimai’s thriller was released on Thursday and it’s been all the rage since its... read more »

Dubai Return: Irrfan Khan’s Unreleased Film To Re...

New Delhi: Fans of the late actor Irrfan Khan have reason to celebrate as Dubai Return, the actor’s old unreleased film, will premiere on YouTube on... read more »

Murder At Teesri Manzil 302 Review: Irrfan Khan’s...

Everything about Murder At Teesri Manzil 302, the long-delayed Irrfan Khan star Zee5 found a place for, is outdated everywhere. But for the lead actor, whose... read more »

Isabelle Kaif shares UNSEEN pics with sisters from Vick...

The wedding of Vicky Kaushal and Katrina Kaif was one of the most talked about events in Tinselvile this year. The couple, who have been dating for a while,... read more »

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Death toll mounts as clashes intensify in Ukraine

KIEV: Officials in rebellion-wracked eastern Ukraine say at least eight civilians have been killed by fighting and shelling in two cities held by separatist militants. Authorities in Luhansk said... read more »

Merkel extremely dismayed over Schumacher's fall

Merkel extremely dismayed over Schumacher’s ...

Berlin – German Chancellor Angela Merkel was “extremely dismayed” as she heard about the skiing accident of German racing legend... read more »

Quake hits Italy

Quake hits Italy

Rome – A 4.9-magnitude quake hit central Italy Sunday, followed by a series of aftershocks. However, no damage to property was reported. According to... read more »

Berlusconi’s `Bunga Bunga` bombshell suns in Miami desp...

New York - Silvio Berlusconi’s bunga bunga bombshell, Nicole Minetti, was seen sunning herself, in pink thong bikini, over Christmas on a Miami beach, despite her 5-year sentence behind bars. The 28-year-old had been convicted in July for supplying prostitutes for the Berlusconi’s notorious bunga bunga orgies. Currently, she remains free while she appeals her sentence. The former dental hygienist had once served as a regional councilor for the disgraced former Italian leader’s People of Freedom party. She was accused of getting the Moroccan-born exotic dancer known as Ruby the Heart Stealer for Berluscone, at the time, Ruby was just 17.

New York – Silvio Berlusconi’s bunga bunga bombshell, Nicole Minetti, was seen sunning herself, in pink thong bikini, over Christmas on a Miami beach,... read more »

Freed Pussy Riot members still gunning for Putin’s head...

Freed Pussy Riot members still gunning for Putin’s head

London – Russian punk band Pussy Riot’s members, who spent nearly two years in prison for their irreverent protest in Moscow’s main cathedral,... read more »

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Far East

Japan raises defence spending budget

Japan seeking US assistance to obtain counter cyberattack capabil...

Tokyo – Japan is reportedly seeking to curb the increased cyberattacks on the nation’s government systems and in a bid to have the ability to counter the attacks by a foreign nation, it is... read more »

Thai opposition to boycott 2 February elections as mass protests continue

Thai opposition to boycott 2 February elections as...

London – The main opposition party in Thailand has announced it will boycott snap elections set for 2 February. Democrat Party leader Abhisit... read more »

Taiwan court suspends trial of ailing ex-president

Chen Shui-bian

Taipei – A Taiwanese court has suspended the trial of former president Chen Shui-bian on the ground that he is suffering from depression, dementia and... read more »

Singapore man jailed for three years for cyber-stalking

Singapore man jailed for three years for cyber-stalking

Singapore – A man in Singapore was sentenced to three years in jail Friday for cyber-stalking US singer Leandra Ramm for six years from 2005 to... read more »

North Korea threatens to attack South Korea

North Korea threatens to attack South Korea

Seoul – North Korea has threatened to attack South Korea without any advance notice, responding to anti-Pyongyang rallies on the second death... read more »

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

“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 Search, respectively. As a reporter, you... read more »

Days of communal, casteist parties numbered: AAP

The future and 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... 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 »

Want to know how to get on in business. Follow some dog...

Want to know how to get on in business. Follow some dog rules to succeed

Dogs are very smart. They came out of the wild and allowed themselves to be tamed so they’d have a warm place to live and a steady supply of food. That... read more »

Highlights of Delhi’s power economy

Highlights of Delhi's power economy

-Discoms say 80 percent of capital’s electricity tariff pertains to cost of bulk power purchased from state-run generating firms -Discoms say bulk... read more »

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Food

Recipe: Mutton stew

When raindrops are falling pitter-patter and you are in a mood for something really nourishing and hot, nothing can beat the aroma and taste of home-made mutton stew. And just in case, you think it... read more »

Recipe: Aloo Paratha

Ingredients: Six or seven potatoes, four green chillies, coriander leaves, half tsp black pepper powder, two cups wheat flour, butter. Method: Boil... read more »

Recipe: Papad curry

Ingredients: Two or three papads, two medium-sized potatoes, one teaspoon kala jeera, half teaspoon chilli powder, half teaspoon turmeric powder, half... read more »

Recipe: Lasagna with meat sauce

Ingredients: – 1 lb ground mutton – 3/4 lb bulk pork sausage – 3 (8 ounce) cans tomato sauce – 2 (6 ounce) cans tomato paste – 2... read more »

Recipe: Kaju jeera rice

A little experimentation can do wonders, especially when it comes to cooking techniques. While delectable jeera rice has been a great dish, addition of kaju... read more »

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Football

Indian Super League was watched by 429 million on TV according to...

NEW DELHI: An aggregate of 429 million viewers (TAM data CS4+ extrapolated to the universe using a standard conversion factor) watched the inaugural Hero Indian Super League football tournament live... read more »

Messi slams top Barca official over `undeserving of better contract` statement

Messi targets more history, Suarez a first goal

MADRID: Lionel Messi continues his quest to become the all-time leading goalscorer in La Liga just days after equalling a similar feat in the... read more »

ISL: Trezeguet fires as FC Pune beat FC Goa 2-0 to reco...

PUNE: A striker always remains a striker is what David Trezeguet showed when he rolled back all those years with an opportunistic strike to help FC Pune City... read more »

Can Chelsea emulate Arsenal’s ‘Invincibles&...

The surest measure of greatness is the shadow it casts. A decade on, the Arsenal ‘Invincibles’ side of 2003-04 are still regarded with a unique... read more »

Indian football team begin search for new coach after 3...

India will begin the search for a newcoach after Wim Koevermans’ tenure came to an end with the team’s 3-2 home defeat by Palestine in a friendly... read more »

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Gold & Metals

Gold near three-month low

Gold edged up on Monday, but remained near a three-month low as the dollar hit an 11-year high after a strong U.S. jobs report boosted expectations the Federal Reserve would soon hike interest... read more »

Gold Monetisation Scheme Should Be Investor Friend...

After the announcement of a gold monetisation scheme in the Budget, the details of the scheme are keenly awaited. The scheme has the potential to... read more »

Gold, silver rebound on marriage season demand, global ...

  Gold prices recovered by Rs 95 to Rs 27,285 per 10 grams at the bullion market on Thursday on emergence of buying by jewellers to meet wedding season... read more »

Titan Company intimates on availability of credit for g...

Titan Company announced that the Company will be able to avail credit from domestic nominated banks for gold purchases without restrictions. This will also... read more »

Gold recovers on wedding season demand

Gold, silver prices rise on brisk buying, global cues

Gold prices on Monday recovered by Rs 70 to trade at Rs 27,700 per ten gram at the bullion market, largely supported by wedding season demand from jewellers... read more »

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Health & Fitness

5 Smoothies to Beat the Summer Heat

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

It takes two livers to save an obese patient

An obese man requiring liver transplant had to seek donation from two of his family members as the portion of liver donated by one was not... read more »

Tips to reduce weight in 10 days

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

Coffee not responsible for obesity, diabetese

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

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

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

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Sardar Singh named as flag bearer for India at Asian Games

New Delhi: Sardar Singh, captain of Indian men hockey team, will be the flag bearer for the country during the opening ceremony of the 17th Asian Games 2014 scheduled to take place in Incheon, South... read more »

Dhanraj Pillay criticizes move to have one custodi...

MUMBAI: Former India hockey captain Dhanraj Pillay is upset with the selection of only one goalkeeper in the Indian team due to take part in the... read more »

Is the Hockey India League losing its financial viabili...

Two hasty announcements have followed the pull-out of Ranchi Rhinos from the Hockey India League (HIL) last week. The quick introduction of Pune and the... read more »

Manpreet named Asia’s Junior Player of the Year

Rising Indian midfielder Manpreet Singh was named the ‘Junior Player of the Year’ by the Asian Hockey Federation in its Congress held in Kuala Lumpur,... read more »

Bharat Ratna For Dhyan Chand?

NEW DELHI: Recommendations have been received for conferring the Bharat Ratna on hockey great Major Dhayan Chand and they have been forwarded to the... read more »

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Holiday Ideas

Free Travel Apps To Get Your New Year 2014 Moving

It’s a brand new year, and for many it’s traditional to set new goals and resolve to see them through to completion by the end of the year. The key to realizing the satisfaction of... read more »

Gulmarg snowfall raises adrenaline level of holidayers

Gulmarg snowfall raises adrenaline level of holida...

By Sheikh Qayoom Gulmarg – This world-famous ski resort and tourist destination came alive Monday with scores of domestic and foreign tourists... read more »

Follow these simple tips to travel safe this holiday se...

Follow these simple tips to travel safe this holiday season!

New Delhi – With the holiday season at its peak, International SOS has issued guidelines for travellers to stay healthy and have safe and secure trips,... read more »

Hawaii ‘most searched’ holiday destination ...

Hawaii 'most searched' holiday destination on Bing!

Washington – With the travel industry expected to be 300 billion dollars worth in the US alone and the Internet being the most handy tool while... read more »

Make your own wine, the Kerala way

Make your own wine, the Kerala way

By Sanu George Thiruvananthapuram – Wine becomes much sought after in Kerala during the festive season, and what better than to make it at home? Barring... read more »

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Investing

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 be your best time to invest in the... read more »

When Should You Start Investing For Your ChildR...

The answer is As soon as possible. Remember, Farhan Qureshi of the 3 Idiots movie? His father, Mr. Qureshi wanted him to become an engineer and he... 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 bought... read more »

Gold ETFs witness outflow of Rs 363cr in Apr-Aug FY 201...

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... 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 to leave... read more »

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Tips On How Can Introverts Live With Extrovert Roommates

Moving to a new space is a roller-coaster ride in itself. It’s obvious you are going to meet and live with a clan of people who’ll have various kinds of personalities and temperaments, which... read more »

Different Paint Texture Ideas For Your Bedroom

Are you planning to give a new look to your bedroom? Are you looking for something unique? You can start by choosing a unique paint texture for your... read more »

Kerala NRI Turns Rubber Plantation Into Organic Farm, E...

After working for ten years in the Middle East, Joy Vakayil and his wife, who was working there as a nurse, returned to their hometown in Kottayam, Kerala in... read more »

Earrings that every woman must have

Earrings are a staple jewellery item in every woman’s jewellery box. Whether you’re a jhumka person or into statement earrings or simple gold stud... read more »

When you should take a pregnancy test?

Usually, there are two types of pregnancy tests. One test utilizes a urine sample and the other a sample of blood. Interestingly, both these pregnancy tests... read more »

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Literature

Mohsin Hamid, Cyrus Mistry shortlisted for literature prize

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’ and Nayomi Munaweera’s ‘Island... 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,... read more »

Jhumpa Lahiri loses out on US National Book Award

Jhumpa Lahiri loses out on US National Book AwardJhumpa Lahiri loses out on US National Book Award

By Arun Kumar Washington – Pulitzer Prize winning Indian-American author Jhumpa Lahiri’s new novel, “The Lowland” failed to win the... read more »

Documentary on George Orwell being shot in Bihar

Documentary on George Orwell being shot in Bihar

Patna – Shooting of the first documentary film on legendary British ! author George Orwell began at his birthplace in Motihari town of Bihar !... read more »

Sachin’s Bharat Ratna gladdens and saddens, say P...

Sachin's Bharat Ratna gladdens and saddens, say Phalke kin

By Quaid Najmi Mumbai – Descendents of Dadasaheb Phalke, the ‘Father of Indian Cinema’, were thrilled when master blaster Sachin Tendulkar... read more »

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Middle East

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 »

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 »

Father of pilot captured by ISIS pleads for release

AMMAN (Jordan): The father of a Jordanian pilot captured by Islamic State militants in Syria has pleaded for his son’s release. Safi Yousef... read more »

IS stones to death two alleged gay men in Syria

DAMASCUS: Islamic State (IS) militants stoned to death two young men in Syria’s eastern province of Deir al-Zour on charges of having... read more »

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Elderly people need a medical certificate for booster shots, the ...

Dr RS Sharma, chief executive officer of the National Health Service, told News18.com that elderly people who are eligible for the Covid19 booster shot, also known as the “preventive... read more »

Vaccination not enough; 9 of 10 affected by Omicro...

Sharing the results of its analysis of 183 people affected by Omicron, the Center stressed that “vaccines alone are not enough to prevent the... read more »

Allahabad High Court Judge for PM Modi: consider stoppi...

Granting bail for a defendant in a criminal case, a Supreme Court judge in Allahabad, near the end of his order, drew attention on Thursday for a rise in... read more »

Omicron fears Delhi to Mumbai; the border goes back bef...

Omicron warning: While the central government has issued state-specific guidelines after noting the “first signs of an increase,” states have also... read more »

PM Modi to visit Varanasi again on Thursday, inaugurate...

Prime Minister Modi will visit Varanasi again on Thursday, inaugurate several projects Prime Minister Modi, who visited the holy city of Varanasi to... read more »

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In State of the Union Address, Obama Vows to Act Alone on the Economy

Obama says not to negotiate over debt ceiling

Washington – US President Barack Obama Friday said that he would not negotiate with his Republican rivals over raising the federal government’s debt ceiling and the fiscal brinksmanship... read more »

US Secretary of State John Kerry hopeful of Israel-Palestine deal

US sends special envoy to South Sudan

Washington – US Secretary of State John Kerry has announced that he has sent a special envoy to South Sudan to help end violence in the... read more »

Obama nominates Senator Max Baucus as ambassador to Chi...

Obama nominates Senator Max Baucus as ambassador to China

President Barack Obama nominated Senator Max Baucus on Friday as US ambassador to China. “Max Baucus is going to be an outstanding ambassador to China, and... read more »

US action against Indian diplomat: Classic American dou...

Devyani Khobragade gets full diplomatic immunity, on her way to India

By Arun Kumar Washington – Is the US decision to arrest and strip search Indian diplomat Devyani Khobrgade on charges of visa fraud, sparking a major... read more »

US judge rules NSA data collection unconstitutional

US judge rules NSA data collection unconstitutional

By Arun Kumar Washington – In what the media here called a “powerful rebuke” to the Obama administration, a US federal judge has ruled the... read more »

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On 125th birth anniversary, Maulana Azad lies a forgotten man

On 125th birth anniversary, Maulana Azad lies a forgotten man

By Rahul Vaishnavi New Delhi – Its red sandstone boundary walls are defaced with posters and betel juice marks. Shopkeepers hang cases full of clothes and jewellery on them. Inside the walls... read more »

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By Nury Vittachi DOGS IN ASIA CAN BE MULTILINGUAL, an animal welfare activist claims. Parisian poodles speak French, chow-chow dogs should be spoken... read more »

Riot of colour, fragrance in Kashmir’s saffron fi...

Riot of colour, fragrance in Kashmir's saffron fields

By Sheikh Qayoom Pampore Highlands (Kashmir Valley) – As saffron flowers bloom and farmers begin harvesting the royal spice, the fields in this south... read more »

South Asia needs more bold voices like Malala, says Fat...

South Asia needs more bold voices like Malala, says Fatima Bhutto

By Shilpa Raina New Delhi – Not just Pakistan, but the entire subcontinent, needs independent and bold voices like that of Malala Yousufzai, the... read more »

German police find 1,500 artworks taken by Nazis

German police find 1,500 artworks taken by Nazis

Berlin – Some 1,500 works by artists like Picasso, Nolde and Matisse believed to be stolen by the Nazis in the 1930s were found at an elderly... read more »

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Rahul Gandhi promises a national free medicine scheme

Will fight BJP, RSS with 10 times more vigour: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi said today he had quit as Congress president and had left it to his party to find a successor soon, taking responsibility for a second straight national election defeat.... read more »

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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... read more »

Om Birla, BJP’s surprise pick for Speaker

The BJP’s senior lawmaker Om Birla was unanimously elected the new Lok Sabha Speaker today after opposition parties supported his candidature. Prime... read more »

N. Sitharaman is the first female finance minister afte...

N. Sitharaman is the first female finance minister after former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday named Nirmala Sitharaman, previously the country`s defence minister, as the next finance minister – thus making her... read more »

Baba Ramdev asks Opposition to practice ‘Kapalbha...

Baba Ramdev asks Opposition to practice 'Kapalbhati' to manage stress for next 15 years

On a day when Prime Minister Narendra Modi took an oath of office and secrecy in a grand ceremony in Rashtrapati Bhavan Thursday, yoga guru and Patanjali... read more »

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Racist graffiti against Sikh model in New York subway

Racist graffiti against Sikh model in New York subway

New York – The Indian American community has been stunned by the racist graffiti on a Gap advertisement featuring Sikh actor and model Waris Ahluwalia at a New York City subway station. The... read more »

He visits Sabarimala every week, but not to pray

He visits Sabarimala every week, but not to pray

Sabarimala (Kerala) – For any devout Hindu in Kerala, a pilgrimage to the Sabarimala temple is a must, but not for Surendran, a local tribal.... read more »

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New Delhi – President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday greeted the nation, espe! cially the Sikh community, on the occasion of the martyrdom of Guru Tegh... read more »

Obama greets Sikhs on Guru Nanak birthday

Obama greets Sikhs on Guru Nanak birthday

Washington – President Barack Obama has greeted “Sikh friends” around the world on the birth anniversary of Sikhism’s founder Guru... read more »

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'Yaum-e-Ashoora' observed with mourning procession in Hyderabad

Hyderabad – A mood of mourning pervades the old city of Hyderabad a! s Shia Muslims Friday observed “Yaum-e-Ashoora” to mark the martyrdom... read more »

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New legislation for disabled to be finalised soon: Selja

New legislation for disabled to be finalised soon: Selja

New Delhi – The new draft legislation for people with disability is in the last stage of finalisation, Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Kumari Selja said here Monday. “The... read more »

An exhibition documents making of Barahadisvara temple

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New Delhi – Selected architectural drawings, paper impressions of the inscriptions of 1000-year-old Barahadisvara Temple at Tanjore of the... read more »

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By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec (IANS) Pulitzer Prize winning Indian-American author Jhumpa Lahiri’s new novel, “The Lowland”, set in Kolkata... read more »

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Poverty the key trigger of violence, say Indian kids

By Prantick Majumder New Delhi – Children across the world are aware of the causes of violence in their countries and 50 percent of children in India... read more »

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A long time ago, I was bitten by a bee on the nape of my neck. My husband immediately ran inside, cut a potato in half and applied it to the sting. It worked... read more »

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Expected to launch Redmi Note 11T 5G in India on November 30, Su...

The Redmi Note 11T 5G launch event in India is scheduled to take place on November 30. The new Redmi Note phone is rumored to be the popular version of the Redmi Note 11 that launched in China last... read more »

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Many fans are disappointed by the release of the highly anticipated remastered editions of GTA 3, GTA Vice City, and GTA San Andreas. Due to... read more »

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2021 Maruti Suzuki Celerio Price in India, Features, Specifications Highlights: India’s largest carmaker, Maruti Suzuki, has launched the all-new Celerio in... read more »

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Windows 11 SE has been released as Microsoft’s latest attempt to take on Google’s Chrome OS. The new Windows operating system is meant for... read more »

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OnePlus is working on its next top of the line smartphone, and today we got our first look at it through a couple of leaked renders purporting to show its... read more »

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Musharraf rejects Pak offer of air ambulance for his ailing mother

Musharraf rejects Pak offer of air ambulance for his ailing mothe...

Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has rejected “with thanks” the Sharif Government’s offer to bring his ailing mother to Pakistan from Dubai, one of his aides said on Saturday. “Thank... read more »

Benazir Bhutto’s son declares war against Taliban at start of political career

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Islamabad – Pakistan Peoples Party’s (PPP) patron-in-chief and son of late Benzair Bhutto, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, has declared war against... read more »

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Maldives gets tough on illegal migrant workers

Male – Maldivian authorities have started to fine firms that employ undocumented expatriate workers, media reports said here Friday. Immigration... read more »

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Hasina says Khaleda Zia would be tried for 'terrorism' in Bangladesh one day

Islamabad – Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said the country would hold the trial of main opposition leader Khaleda Zia one day for... read more »

Pakistan says ready for dialogue with India

Pakistan says ready for dialogue with India

Islamabad – Pakistan is ready to move forward if India gives green signal over the dialogue process, Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid has... read more »

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FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Little To Separate Brazil, England As H...

Nineteen days on from the outlet whistle in the 2017 fifa u-17 global cup in India, the pleasant of the lot are about to stand off. having stood Via the take a look at of 5 gruelling video games, 4... read more »

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Manchester: Manchester town manager pep guardiola described his aspect’s 2-1 victory over napoli within the champions league group segment as... read more »

IPL 2017: From influx of Englishmen to domination by pa...

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

Pro Kabaddi League 2017: 10 costliest buys from players...

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

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Djokovic beats Nadal in Chile exhibition match

Djokovic to skip Serbia’s Davis Cup tie against India

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

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

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

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

Serena Williams makes it three in a row at US Open

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

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

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

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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 you are living in or around Bangalore and looking... read more »

Offbeat destinations in Bihar

Bihar is a state in the northwestern part of India and has a fierce reputation due its people and places steeped in rich history. It is a raw,... read more »

The 10 Most Breathtaking Attractions Of Sweden You Shou...

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A zeal for bike and a passion for a long road trip, many bikers think that these are enough for a memorable road trip. However, if you ask any smart... read more »

With these tips, you will never miss a connecting fligh...

Whether you are travelling domestically or internationally, missing a connecting flight can damper to your holiday spirit. Not only this incident causes... read more »

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Pakistan troops violate ceasefire

Pakistan troops violate ceasefire

Jammu – Pakistan troops resorted to heavy shelling at Indian positions in R.S. Pura sector of the international border in Jammu district late Monday night. A senior para military Border... read more »

Chinese media : Setback for US President Barack Obama in Asia

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Washington – Amid continued political impasse leading to a government shutdown, the US appeared to be no closer to resolving the crisis, the... read more »

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Ivanka Trump, PM Narendra Modi To Attend GES 2017: All You Need T...

New Delhi:The 3-day worldwide entrepreneurship summit (GES) will start in hyderabad on november 28 and will see Pm Narendra Modi and Ivanka Trump in attendance among other delegates. this is the... read more »

A Look At The Deadliest Militant Attacks In Egypt?

It took years but the government become able to crush it with a heavy-passed crackdown that entrenched the lengthy-term electricity of protection... read more »

US To Defend Trump’s Paris Pact Pullout At UN Cli...

An American Authentic will deal with the un weather assembly in bonn nowadays, wherein envoys have battled to make progress inside the shadow of President... read more »

Zimbabwe Faces Uncertain Future After Army Seizes Power...

Harare: Zimbabweans have been weighing an unsure future without president robert mugabe thursday after the military took strength and positioned the ninety... read more »

His Asia Trip Winding Down, Donald Trump Meets With All...

President Donald Trump is winding down his prolonged Asia experience with an worldwide summit and a trio of meetings with pacific rim allies, inclusive of his... read more »

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