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Lava Agni 5G With 64Mp Quad Rear Cameras...

Lava Agni 5G With 64Mp Quad Rear Cameras, 90Hz Display Launched in India: P...

Lava Agni 5G was launched in India on Tuesday as the first 5G phone by Indian smartphone maker Lava International. The smartphone comes with MediaTek Dimensity 810 SoC and includes features such as quad rear cameras as well as 30W fast charging support. The Lava Agni 5G also includes a 90Hz... read more »

Microsoft cloud’s Indian-origin boss Satya Nadella among frontrunners for CEO post
AZURE INTERNET OF THINGS (IOT)

AZURE INTERNET OF THINGS (IOT)

Today, technology plays one of the most important roles in shaping business growth, disrupting the verticals of the industry and driving business modernization – through optimizing the business operations, engaging their users and customers, empowering their workforce, or making changes and... read more »

Google found guilty of misusing Android ...

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

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

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 tipped to feature...

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 tipped to feature ToF sensor

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

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Egypt forms panel to probe post-Morsi violence

Egypt forms panel to probe post-Morsi violence

Cairo – Egypt’s interim President Adly Mansour ordered to form a fact-finding committee to investigate the violence that broke out after the ouster of former president Mohamed Morsi, a... read more »

Ban seeks South Sudan parties' cooperation to solve crisis

Ban Ki-moon calls for end to hostilities in South ...

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon demanded an end to growing civil conflict in South Sudan and called on all parties Sunday to negotiate... read more »

Morsi to face third criminal trial over 2011 jail break...

Morsi to face third criminal trial over 2011 jail breakout

London – Ousted Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi will face a third criminal trial on charges of organizing prison breaks during the 2011... read more »

‘Mandela needs to be re-invoked’

'Mandela needs to be re-invoked'

New Delhi – Nelson Mandela, the world’s anti-apartheid icon and South Africa’s first non-white president who died earlier this month, need... read more »

Nelson Mandela memorial interpreter admitted to psychia...

Nelson Mandela memorial interpreter admitted to psychiatric hospital

London – The interpreter at Nelson Mandela’s funeral, who was accused of making up sign language, has been admitted to a psychiatric... read more »

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In a tweet from Elon Musk to Parag Agrawal, another CEO of an Ind...

Elon Musk’s remarks in a tweet from Parag Agrawal to other Indian tech leaders Elon Musk responded to a tweet about the people of Indian descent who run the world’s top tech companies... read more »

44 people died and 16 missing after heavy rain in ...

44 people died and 16 missing after heavy rain in Andhra PradeshThe government also said that electricity was restored in four districts, providing... read more »

Prime Minister Modi welcomes President Putin to meet fa...

Not ideal for ceremonies, President Putin will hold intimate talks with Prime Minister Modi at the latter’s residence in Lok Kalyan Marg, followed by... read more »

Babasaheb Purandare, Padma Vibhushan, dies at the age o...

Padma Vibhushan Babasaheb Purandare died at Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital in Pune around 5 a.m. on a weekday morning. He was ninety-nine years old and on life... read more »

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

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... read more »

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

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

Mullah Omar died two years ago: Pak tells Afghanis...

The death of Mullah Mohammad Omar, the supreme leader of the Afghan Taliban, has been confirmed by authorities in Pakistan who have shared the... read more »

Indian citizen held by China for ‘terror links...

China late on Friday deported the lone Indian arrested on unspecified charges in Inner Mongolia, bringing to an end 72 hours of hard negotiations between... read more »

China’s migrant population to reach 310 mn by 203...

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

China aggressively building islands on reefs claimed by...

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

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Australia

Australian embassies part of US spying, say reports

Australian embassies part of US spying, say reports

Sydney – Australian embassies are part of a US-led global spying network and are being secretly used to intercept calls and data across Asia, according to media reports Thursday. The top... read more »

Australia PM seeks security dialogue with Indonesia after spy row

Australia’s war in Afghanistan over: PM

Canberra – “Australia’s longest war” is ending and its defence forces mission in Afghanistan will be complete by 2013 end,... read more »

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Business

Budget 2019: Nirmala Sitharaman has her work cut out

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

Mutual funds witness 60% fall in net inflows in 20...

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

Claim Settlement of Life Insurance Companies – Ev...

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

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

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

Complete Indoor Air Solutions – What to Look For?

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

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China

13 people killed in bridge, house collapse in China

At least 13 people were killed when an illegal bridge under construction collapsed in southern China and a residential complex caved in east China, officials said today. Eleven people were killed... read more »

5.3-magnitude earthquake hits southwest China

Beijing – At least three people were injured and several houses damaged after a 5.3-magnitude quake jolted a town in southwest China early... read more »

China will create new law against terrorism

Beijing . China is considering a new law against terrorism. China’s top legislative body to fight terrorism , said a member of the new law will be made... read more »

Chinese dictator Mao’s painting sold for Rs 77 cr...

Beijing . Chinese dictator Mao Zedong made ​​of this painting was auctioned for Rs 77 crore . The price is 18 times the value found in the previous... read more »

China’s defense budget increase by 12 per cent, r...

Beijing – The government announced the first day of the annual session of parliament . People’s Liberation Army of China’s military strength... read more »

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India score 255 runs against Zimbabwe

It’s a feast for a sports lover today as Ind-Zim, Ban-SA, Eng-Aus and Federer vs Murray. A second string Indian side will take on Zimbabwe. It is India’s first assignment after... read more »

Test of character awaits for Rahane-led Indian tea...

After a disappointing Bangladesh tour, the Indian team will test its bench strength when it will take on deflated Zimbabwe in a three ODI and two... read more »

Bengal Tiger-Sourav Ganguly turns 43

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly is happy celebrating his 43rd birthday with family and friends here today as wishes poured in on the social media from the... read more »

Younis Khan’s unbeaten 171 helps Pakistan chase record ...

Younis Khan remained unbeaten after a brilliant 171 as Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the final Test to win the three-match series 2-1 at... read more »

Ravi Shastri slashes hard at reports of rift between MS...

RAVI Shastri doesn’t deny rumours, he quashes them. And he does so in characterstically bombastic fashion. At a time conspiracy theories abound regarding... read more »

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SaMaPa festival begins in capital

SaMaPa festival begins in capital

New Delhi – Melodious bhajans of Anup Jalota, soulful santoor compositions of Abhay Rustum Sopori and Ragini Rainu’s sufi recital kick-started the ninth edition of SaMaPa Sangeet... read more »

Carnival showcases culture of northeastern region in Delhi

Carnival showcases culture of northeastern region ...

By Themthingchon Yr New Delhi – The northeast has a rich and diverse culture. To raise awareness about it, various festivals and fairs are... read more »

Nation remembers Nehru on 124th birth anniversary

Nation remembers Nehru on 124th birth anniversary

New Delhi – The nation Thursday paid rich tributes to India’s first prime minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on his 124th birth anniversary. Prime... read more »

Statues dating back 3,500 years discovered at Egypt tem...

Statues dating back 3,500 years discovered at Egypt temple

Cairo – French experts discovered two statues dating back to Egypt’s New Kingdom (1539-1075 B.C.) in the archaeological zone of Luxor,... read more »

Hornbill Festival to host national dance competition

Hornbill Festival to host national dance competition

Kohima – For the first time, the Hornbill Festival in Nagaland will feature Footloose, a national dance competition. Participants from other states and... read more »

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Economy

Rupee down 12 paise on dollar demand

Rupee hits three-week high

The rupee rises to 60.12/13 from 60.31/32 on Wednesday, after earlier rising as high as 60.09, a level last seen on April 10. USD/INR was under pressure as month-end dollar buying by oil companies... read more »

indias $ 325 billion of exports Targe Will be not ...

New delhi – India ‘s export target of $ 325 billion in the current financial year will not be achieved . Federation of Indian Export... read more »

GDP growth to persist in 4.5-5% range in 2014: Nomura

The economy is unlikely to see any  major pick in 2014 and may end up with about just 4.5-5 per cent growth due to the ongoing fiscal and monetary policy... read more »

One toll tag for Delhi-Mumbai national highway from Aug...

zip across Delhi-Mumbai highway without stopping at any of the toll plazas with a single radio frequency identification (RFID) tag. Electronic toll collection... read more »

Telecom department defers spectrum auction to Feb 3

Telecom department defers spectrum auction to Feb 3

New Delhi – The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has extended the dates of auction of spectrum in 1,800 megahertz (MHz) and 900 MHz bands. The... read more »

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Education

CS exams: Two Ahmedabad girls, Dahod boy in India’s top 10

AHMEDABAD: Three students, including two girls, from Ahmedabad are in the top 10 in the All India Company Secretary (Foundation) exam, results of which were declared here on Friday. Out of 400... read more »

India decreases number of out-of-school children b...

India has been able to decrease its number of out-of-school children by nearly 16 million between 2000 and 2012, driving the progress in South Asia,... read more »

HC sets new deadline for fee regulatory authority in MP

BHOPAL: State government has been given two weeks’ time by the MP high court to constitute fee regulatory authority for private schools. Previously, the... read more »

Learning levels all time low in Raj govt schools, says ...

JAIPUR: State government schools continue to register negative growth in learning levels in subjects—arithmetic, reading and comprehension—from 2006. The... read more »

IIM gets going but law school, IIIT for Nagpur still on...

NAGPUR: Even though union and state government acted with alacrity to clear IIM in Nagpur, two other national level institutes already sanctioned for the... read more »

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Mahesh Babu @ 10th place in the list of Most Beautiful Men in 202...

Mahesh Babu @ 10th place in the list of Most Beautiful Men in 2021 Mahesh Babu, Prince of Tollywood, and youngest son of legendary actor and superstar Krishna, is known for his beauty, charisma,... read more »

Viral: Ranveer Singh And Srikkanth Dancing To Bijl...

New Delhi: Ranveer Singh always gets people dancing around him and that’s exactly what happened at the big screening of his new movie 83.... read more »

Christmas with the Kapoors: Alia Bhatt, Ranbir Kapoor c...

Actors Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor stood side by side during the holiday season. After a pre-Christmas dinner with friends on Thursday, Alia and Ranbir were... read more »

Minnal Murali: The best superhero movie of the year can...

There are exactly seven good villains in the movies of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (there’s one more if you count the movies). That’s a pretty... read more »

Jr NTR, Ram Charan shake a leg with Krushna and Kiku Sh...

The RRR team will be watching at the Kapil Sharma Show (TKSS) next weekend. Today, December 23, Jr NTR, Alia Bhatt, Ram Charan and SS Rajamouli taped the... read more »

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Europe

Britain’s SAS not involved in Diana’s death: Police

Britain’s SAS not involved in Diana’s death: Police

London – British police said Tuesday there is “no credible evidence” that the SAS was involved in the deaths of Diana, Princess of Wales, and Dodi Al Fayed in 1997, BBC... read more »

British police reject Princess Diana murder claim

British police reject Princess Diana murder claim

Scotland Yard on Tuesday said that it has found “no credible evidence” to support a claim that the British Special Forces were involved in the... read more »

David Cameron declares ‘mission accomplished̵...

David Cameron declares 'mission accomplished' in Afghanistan

London – British troops can return to the UK from Afghanistan knowing its mission was accomplished, Prime Minister David Cameron has said. The comments... read more »

Princess Diana was killed by SAS: British police

Britain’s SAS not involved in Diana’s death: Police

London – The British police have reportedly said that there is no ‘credible’ evidence that would support the claim that a member of British... read more »

Pope Francis says he’s no Marxist, but defends critique...

The internet is 'a gift from God' says Pope Francis

London – Pope Francis has rejected accusations from right-wing Americans that his teaching is Marxist. The Pope however defended his criticisms of the... read more »

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Far East

Thai "red shirts" prepare rally to back PM against protesters

Thai “red shirts” prepare rally to back PM against pr...

Bangkok – The red-shirted supporters of Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said on Wednesday they could take to the streets to protect the government from protesters who have forced her... read more »

Thailand PM Yingluck Shinawatra vows to continue to perform duties

Thailand PM Yingluck Shinawatra vows to continue ...

Bangkok – Thailand Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra Tuesday pledged to continue performing her duties in accordance with the constitution... read more »

N Korea confirms Kim’s uncle purged from power fo...

N Korea confirms Kim's uncle purged from power for 'anti-state' activities

Washington – North Korea has acknowledged the elimination of leader Kim Jong Un’s uncle from power for “anti-state” acts and... read more »

S Korea extends air defence zone to overlap with China&...

Air defence zone remarks: China refutes Japanese PM

Johannesburg – South Korea has said it has extended its air defence zone to partially overlap with a similar zone declared by China two weeks ago. South... read more »

Thai PM Yingluck dissolves Parliament

Ready to dissolve parliament, says Thai PM

Thailand Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Monday dissolved Parliament in the face of mass demonstrations against her government that showed no sign of... read more »

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Parrikar likes to read in loo, be it even on Mahabharata

Parrikar likes to read in loo, be it even on Mahabharata

Panaji – Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar likes reading in the loo, even if the book is based on an epic, like the Mahabharata. Speaking at a book release function in Panaji, Parrikar said... read more »

Remove make-up with care

Remove make-up with care

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

Aleph to publish ‘A Suitable Boy’ sequel

Aleph to publish 'A Suitable Boy' sequel

New Delhi – Aleph Book Company has acquired publishing rights of Vikram Seth’s much-awaited “A Suitable Girl”, sequel to the 1993... read more »

Is China going to eat up the whole world?

Is China going to eat up the whole world?

Whole species in India are disappearing and their parts fetching up in China. From scorpions to sharks and tigers, our neighbour is poaching our wild life... read more »

Sikh group challenges dismissal of case against Badal

US court dismisses Sikh group's case againstBadal

Chicago – A US based Sikh rights group has challenged the order of a US court dismissing a human rights violation case against Punjab Chief Minister... read more »

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Recipe: Vegetable sweet corn soup

Ingredients: One cup fresh sweet corn, one finely chopped carrot, one tbsp chopped cabbage, half tsp sugar, half tsp green chilli sauce, half tsp soya sauce, one tbsp corn flour, four cups... read more »

Recipe: Tomato chicken with brown rice

Tomato chicken with brown rice is a delightful blend of spices and tangy tomatoes. It is essentially chicken pieces coated with many fragrant spices... read more »

Recipe: Russian Borscht

Ingredients:Three cups of chicken stock (for non vegetarians) or plain water (for vegetarians)– 1 cabbage – 4 potatoes – 2 beetroots –... read more »

An Egyptian feast in Kolkata

Theirs are traditions as rich and old as ours and their love for peppy Bollywood numbers is as Indian as it gets. And not only that, Cairo girls Hannah Sameh,... read more »

Recipe: Gosht Dum Biryani

Dinkar Sardesai, executive chef of Rama International, Aurangabad shares the authentic recipe of Gosht Dum Biryani. Ingredients 1 kg Lamb meat 600 gm Basmati... read more »

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Football

Burnley holds Manchester United on di Maria debut

Angel Di Maria’s promising debut failed to inspire lacklustre Manchester United to a first win of the season on Saturday as Burnley held on for a 0—0 draw in the Premier League. The Argentina... read more »

Cristiano Ronaldo crowned UEFA Best Player in Euro...

Cristiano Ronaldo was on Thursday named the UEFA Best Player in Europe, defeating Bayern Munich duo Manuel Neuer and Arjen Robben for the... read more »

Xabi Alonso announces international retirement

Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso announced that he was retiring from football after making 114 appearances for Spain and scoring a total of 16 goals for his... read more »

Messi back with 2 goals as Barcelona wins opener

Lionel Messi scored twice to help 10-man Barcelona start the Spanish league with a 3-0 win over Elche in the debut of coach Luis Enrique on Sunday, with the... read more »

Manchester United sign Di Maria for £59.7 million

Manchester United broke the British transfer record when they completed the signing of Argentina midfielder Angel Di Maria for £59.7 million on Tuesday. The... read more »

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Gold & Metals

PRECIOUS-Gold rises 2 pct as year-end jitters knock stocks, dolla...

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 Russia and the West also helping push the... 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... 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 »

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 »

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Health & Fitness

5 mistakes you make while jogging on treadmill

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

Here’s how to identify types of headaches

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

Massive breakthrough: Scientists create first new antib...

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

This diet pill tricks body into losing weight!

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

Which 5 yoghurts should you eat!

There’s no comfort food like a plate of dahi-khichdi. Well, we’ve savoured the humble yoghurt (fermented milk product), with or without sugar, way... read more »

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Hockey

Hockey World Cup: England beat India 2-1

THE HAGUE: India crashed to their second defeat in the men’s hockey World Cup by conceding a late goal yet again to go down 1-2 against England at the Kyocera Stadium on Monday. Hockey World... read more »

Time for Walsh, Oltmans to deliver: Dhanraj Pillay

Every player is very young, and the younger generation has taken over Indian hockey now. Sardar (Singh) is the most senior player, but other than... read more »

Hockey World Cup: India looks for solid start against B...

Injury-hit India will be seeking to reverse the tide of their recent encounters against Europe’s rising hockey powerhouse Belgium in the World Cup opener at... read more »

Sachin Tendulkar Motivates Indian Hockey Team Before Wo...

The Indian men’s hockey team were in for a surprise as batting legend Sachin Tendulkar visited them in New Delhi to wish them luck for the World Cup.... read more »

Hockey is a poor man’s game, says Balbir Singh Sr

Chandigarh: Legendary hockey player and chief coach of India’s 1975 World Cup winning team, Balbir Singh Sr, said Hockey India’s felicitation of... read more »

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Gold Tumbles to More Than Five-Year Low, China Shares Eke Out Gai...

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

Rupee at at 63.39

The benchmark BSE Sensex trimmed initial gains and fell by 9 points in late morning trade, dragged down by FMCG sectors, while fresh selling was... read more »

Gold drops Rs 400, silver plunges by Rs 1,350

Gold, silver prices rise on brisk buying, global cues

Gold prices tumbled by Rs 400 to hit one-week low of Rs 26,750 per 10 grams at the bullion market today amid a weak global trend and low demand from jewellers... read more »

Gold futures gain 0.15% on firm global cues

NEW DELHI: Gold prices increased by 0.15 per cent to Rs 25,796 per 10 grams in futures trading today as speculators enlarged positions amid a better trend... read more »

Government cuts import tariff on gold and silver

NEW DELHI: The government has slashed import tariff value on gold to $375 per 10 grams and silver to $512 per kg following weak global price trends. During... read more »

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Breathe Safe – Top Air Purifiers That are Perfect to Be a P...

Have you ever had to leave your dinner guests or a party due to an attack of asthma or an allergic reaction due to the air quality? Not only is it stressful, but depending on the cause of the... read more »

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... read more »

Revamp Your Kitchen with UrbanClap

When was the last time you devoted time to change the look and feel of your kitchen? Well, most of us don’t pay as much attention to the look and feel of... 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 sufficient. Sameer... 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 »

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Middle East

IS jihadists execute Iraqi journalist, 12 other people

SAMARRA, Iraq: Islamic State militants executed an Iraqi news cameraman and 12 other people on Friday in several towns and villages north of Baghdad, officials, relatives and witnesses said. The... read more »

Kobane: Syrian Kurds ‘launch operation again...

Fighting has continued overnight around the Syrian border town of Kobane, with reports of Kurdish forces launching an operation against Islamic... read more »

Egypt: Army offensive kills 16 militants in Sinai

El-ARISH, Egypt: Egyptian military officials say troops have killed 16 members of an al-Qaida-inspired militant group in the restive Sinai Peninsula. The... read more »

Islamic State video shows beheading of British hostage ...

LONDON: British taxi driver Alan Henning, who skipped Christmas with his family to raise funds to purchase ambulances and medical equipment and join an aid... read more »

Israeli Army kills suspected murderers of Jewish teens

Jerusalem: Two Palestinians suspected of having kidnapped and murdered three Jewish teenagers in June have been killed in an exchange of fire with Israeli... read more »

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National

Omicron Alert: New Rules for Arrivals and Airports in India at 5 ...

Omicron Alert: New Rules for Arrivals and Airports in India at 5 PointsOmicron Warning: New Regulations for India and 5 Airports COVID19 Omicron: Rules for Air Passengers Arriving to India from... read more »

“The government is ready to discuss and answ...

“The government is ready to discuss and answer all issues in Parliament,” the prime minister said.”The government is ready to... read more »

Delhi air quality continues to deteriorate; Noida, Gurg...

Delhi air quality continues to deteriorate; Noida, Gurgaon is “very bad”Delhi Pollution: PM10 scored a 360 at 7:50 in a very bad category and a PM... read more »

On Constitution Memorial Day, Prime Minister Modi share...

On Constitution Memorial Day, Prime Minister Modi shared part of BR Ambed Carr’s speech.Constitution Day is celebrated every year on November 26th,... read more »

President Corbind and Prime Minister Modi Speech on Con...

President Corbind and Prime Minister Modi Speech on Constitution Day at the National AssemblyIndia’s 71st Constitution Day: Prime Minister Modi will... read more »

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North America

Both Joe Biden and Hillary Clinton would make great presidents: Barack Obama

Both Joe Biden and Hillary Clinton would make great presidents: B...

Washington – US President Barack Obama has said that both Vice President Joe Biden and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will make outstanding candidates and possess the much-needed... read more »

Air defence zone remarks: China refutes Japanese PM

US says China air defence zone unacceptable, shoul...

Washington – The White House said on Thursday that China’s new air defence zone over the East China Sea was “unacceptable”... read more »

Snowden leaks have identified areas of concerns: Obama

Snowden leaks have identified areas of concerns: Obama

U.S. President Barack Obama has acknowledged that leaks by whistleblower Edward Snowden have identified some areas of legitimate concerns with regard to... read more »

We will not see the likes of Mandela again: Obama

We will not see the likes of Mandela again: Obama

Describing himself as one of the countless millions who drew inspiration from Nelson Mandela, US President Barack Obama mourned the death on Friday of the... read more »

‘Some progress’ made in peace talks: John K...

'Some progress' made in peace talks: John Kerry

Jerusalem – US Secretary of State John Kerry said here Thursday that despit! e reports to the contrary, there is “some progress” in the... read more »

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Politics

India Elections 2019 : Complete Schedule for Lok Sabha Polls 2019

The Indian Lok Sabha elections will be held on April 11, April 18, April 23, April 29, May 6, May 12 and May 19, followed by counting of votes on May 23, for 543 Lok Sabha seats across the country... read more »

“We Can Also Abuse, But We Are Hindus”...

Maharashtra BJP spokesperson Avdhut Wagh Friday abused Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal after which the Kejriwal reported to Prime Minister... read more »

Congress says no to tie-up, Kejriwal Responds “Co...

Aam Aadmi Party chief and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal hit out at the Congress as the party took a formal decision today to not ally with his party in... read more »

Elections 2019: AAP not to tie-up with Congress, declar...

The Aam Aadmi Party has announced the names of its candidates for six of the seven Lok Sabha seats in Delhi. The announcement was made by Delhi AAP convenor... read more »

“Mungeri Lal Ke Haseen Sapne” Gadkari Says ...

I know when and where the deal was made between AAP and Congress, says Gadkari

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, whose recent comments were construed by the Congress as an attack on Prime Narendra Modi, on Friday reacted to the speculation... read more »

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Religion

Samantha Cameron stuns in sari during Diwali celebrations in London

Samantha Cameron stuns in sari during Diwali celebrations in Lond...

London – David Cameron’s wife, Samantha wore a burgundy sari during a visit to a Hindu temple in north-west London to celebrate Diwali. The 47-year-old Prime Minister had to admit that his... read more »

Diwali not so happy for heart, diabetic patients

Tamil Nadu celebrates Diwali with traditional ferv...

Chennai – People in Tamil Nadu Saturday woke up to the sounds of crackers on the occasion of Diwali, the festival of lights. Children burst... read more »

It’s Diwali for Vrindavan widows too, this year

It's Diwali for Vrindavan widows too, this year

By Brij Khandelwal Vrindavan (Uttar Pradesh) – Thousands of widows of Vrindavan in Uttar Pradesh will, for the first time, celebrate Diwali this year.... read more »

Indian women celebrate Karva Chauth

Indian women celebrate Karva Chauth

PUNE – It will be a day of fasting for several married women across the city on Tuesday as they celebrate Karva Chauth, to pray for the safety and long... read more »

10 million to gather for 2015 Nashik Kumbh Mela

10 million to gather for 2015 Nashik Kumbh Mela

Mumbai – The Maharashtra government is gearing up to receive over 10 million pilgrims for the 2015 Kumbh Mela, scheduled after 12 years in the small... read more »

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Auction of Sikh Empire's artifacts in Britain

Auction of Sikh Empire’s artifacts in Britain

London – An 1805 report, first-hand accounts, a book and and a few paintings throwing light on the life of Maharajah Ranjit Singh, under whom the Sikh empire expanded to its maximum, will go... read more »

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Vodafone Rs 244 prepaid plan with 70GB 4G data: All you need to k...

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High treason case: Musharraf challenges judges appointment

High treason case: Musharraf challenges judges appointment

Pakistan’s former military ruler Pervez Musharraf on Monday challenged the appointment of judges and a prosecutor to try him for high treason, just hours before appearing in a special court... read more »

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Faf du Plessis expects to face an aggressive Team India

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