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‘God particle’ could demolish the univer...

‘God particle’ could demolish the universe, :Hawking

The elusive ‘God particle’ discovered by scientists in 2012 has the potential to destroy the universe, famed British physicist Stephen Hawking has warned. According to Mr. Hawking, 72, at very high energy levels the Higgs boson, which gives shape and size to everything that exists, could... read more »

Mars Mission completes 300 days in space

Mars Mission completes 300 days in space

In a major boost to the Indian scientific community, the Mars Orbiter Mission (Mangalyaan), on its maiden tryst with the red planet, has completed 300 days of its journey in space and is just 23 days away from reaching its intended orbit. ”Mars Orbiter Mission completes 300 days in space. Just... read more »

NASA’s Mars rover gets ready to ha...

NASA’s Mars rover gets ready to have its ‘memory wiped’

NASA’s Mars rover team has decided to reformat Opportunity’s flash memory, it has been reported. An increasing frequency of computer resets on NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has prompted the rover team to make plans to reformat the rover’s flash memory. The... read more »

New experiment to test the nature of our...

New experiment to test the nature of our universe

WASHINGTON: A unique experiment called theHolometer has started collecting data that will answer some mind-bending questions about our universe — including whether we live in a 2Dhologram. Much like characters on a television show would not know that their seemingly 3-D world exists only on a... read more »

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Mandela `long walk` to freedom recreated in shrine

Mandela `long walk` to freedom recreated in shrine

Johannesburg – Former South African President Nelson Mandela’s shrine has been designed with a winding path to recreate his “long walk” to freedom. Architect Greg Straw designed... read more »

Zuma unveils giant Mandela statue

Jacob Zuma unveils giant Mandela statue

 A 9-metre-tall statue of former South African president and anti-apartheid activist Nelson Mandela was unveiled Monday at the seat of government,... read more »

Nelson Mandela’s South Africa boycott success spa...

Nelson Mandela's South Africa boycott success sparks Israel debate

Jerusalem – Recent successes in the Palestinian campaign to boycott Jewish settlements have given fresh impetus to calls for sanctions against Israel... read more »

Mandela’s funeral begins with military procession

Mandela’s funeral begins with military procession

 Nelson Mandela’s state funeral began on Sunday in his ancestral village of Qunu, in the presence of around 4,500 guests. The service is taking place in a... read more »

Nelson Mandela’s funeral under way

Nelson Mandela's funeral under way

Pretoria – The state funeral of the late South African president Nelson Mandela is under way in the village of Qunu in the Eastern Cape province, ending... read more »

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Cognizant to hire more in US, optimise workforce

Chennai: US-headquartered Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTS), which has over a third of its workforce in India, has said it will rationalise its cost structure by bringing the employee base in... read more »

View: Indian diplomacy rises above the stratospher...

With imaginative use of India’s low-cost space capability, Prime Minister Narendra Mod has improved India’s none-too-smooth relations in the... read more »

NPA framework: Ordinance to empower RBI actually gives ...

The Presidential Ordinanceempowering the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to enforce expeditious resolution of non-performing assets (NPAs) of banks should hardly... read more »

Eman Ahmed’s chaotic exit from India compels Maha...

New Delhi: The ‘world’s heaviest woman’, Eman Ahmed, left India amidst a lot of controversy and a chaotic last day. Her final few moments in... read more »

With Gonda named dirtiest city, Aditynath wields broom ...

The U.P. Chief Minister arrived at the congested Baloo Addar locality in the heart of Lucknow and began sweeping the streets. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister... read more »

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Pakistan mourns for victims of deadly Taliban church attacks Shar...

LAHORE, Pakistan — Pakistan is mourning for the victims of a pair of Taliban suicide bombings that struck two churches the day before, killing 15 people, and minority Christians have blocked roads... read more »

PM Modi offers prayers at Sri Maha Bodhi tree in S...

Accompanied by Sri Lanka’s President, Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here and offered prayers at the sacred Sri... read more »

Death toll rises to 7 after Bangladesh cement factory c...

DHAKA, Bangladesh — The death toll from the collapse of the roof of a five-story cement factory in Bangladesh rose to at least seven Friday, a... read more »

Triple murder convict executed in Pakistan

Islamabad: A man convicted in a triple murder case was executed on Thursday in Pakistan`s Punjab province. Muhammad Siddique was hanged in a district jail in... read more »

‘Law allows me to shoot’: Lankan PM’s...

Sri Lankan Prime Minsiter Ranil Wickramasinghe has stoked a controversy suggesting that Indian fishermen may be shot if they intruded into Sri Lankan... read more »

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RCom-Aircel Merger Called Off Due to ‘Regulatory’ Hur...

Reliance Communications, which is reeling under a debt of about Rs 46,000 crore, Sunday called off merger talks with Aircel, citing “legal and regulatory” delays and outlined an... read more »

4 Main Reasons for Rejection of Your Business Loan...

“You are rejected”— these three words are enough to panic you! Whether it’s a job, love proposal or a business loan, rejection hurts, and it... read more »

5 Signs You Need to Make a Switch to LED Luminaires

LED lights are the lighting choice of the future and industries across the globe are adopting this technology at a fast pace. The lighting industry is... read more »

When Should You Start Investing For Your Child’s ...

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 even... read more »

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

Sun Pharma and Cipla were the top losers on both indices, while Maruti Suzuki, Mahindra and Mahindra, Eicher Motors and Hindalco gained the most. Moneycontrol... read more »

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Chinese dictator Mao’s painting sold for Rs 77 crore

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 auction . Sothebi Ruby ‘s London house... read more »

China’s defense budget increase by 12 per ce...

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

10 killed in bus accident in China

At least 10 people were killed and several others injured, including four in critical condition, after a passenger bus overturned on an expressway in... read more »

Chinese police bust four major baby trafficking rings r...

Hundreds of babies have been rescued by police in China after a crackdown was launched on trafficking infants. The nationwide bust saw 1,094 people arrested... read more »

Chinese Man litigate His Polluted Hometown for Cost of ...

A man in northern China filed a lawsuit against his smog-enshrouded city’s environmental protection bureau, saying it owed him for the money he spent on an... read more »

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Rahane wishes to emulate Dhoni’s calmness, Virat’s ag...

India’s new ODI captain Ajinkya Rahane has insisted that he wants to emulate a blend of Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s calmness, Virat Kohli’s aggression and Rahul Dravid’s composure... read more »

Saeed Ajmal says ICC clean bowled ‘mystery s...

Out-of-favour Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal believes that the International Cricket Council (ICC) has brought an end to mystery spinners and... read more »

Ahmed Shehzad’s half-century steadies Pakistan against ...

slammed his third Test half-century as Pakistan cruised ahead towards Sri Lanka‘s lead on Day Three of the second Test at P Sara Oval, Colombo. Pakistan... read more »

Virat Kohli needs to learn from MS Dhoni, feels Steve W...

Shanghai: Australia‘s World Cup winning captain Steve Waugh feels Indian star Virat Kohli should learn from Mahendra Singh Dhoni to keep his emotions in... read more »

IPL 8: Surya is my my Man of the Match, says Gambhir

Morne Morkel’s tidy spell might have earned him the Man of the Match award but for skipper Gautam Gambhir Surya Kumar Yadav was the... read more »

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Panel to shape Nehru's birth anniversary year policies

Panel to shape Nehru’s birth anniversary year policies

New Delhi – A committee chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will lay! down policies and guidelines for commemoration of the 125th birth anni! versary of Jawaharlal Nehru, the first prime... read more »

North East Festival's second edition to be bigger, says organiser

North East Festival’s second edition to be b...

New Delhi – The two-day North East Festival here ended on a high note, thanks to support from the government. Now, Shyamkanu Mahant! a,... read more »

Visva-Bharati marks Tagore’s Nobel centenary

International seminar to mark Tagore's Nobel centenary

By Sirshendu Panth Kolkata – To salute poet-philosopher Rabindranath Tagore on the centenary of his getting the Nobel Prize for literature – the... read more »

Government clueless about sorry state of Maulana Azad&#...

Government clueless about sorry state of Maulana Azad's mausoleum

New Delhi – Union Minority Affairs Minister K. Rahman Khan Monday was clueless about the sorry state of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad’s mausoleum here... read more »

Washington exhibition explores yoga mysteries through a...

Washington exhibition explores yoga mysteries through art

By Arun Kumar Washington – The mysteries of the ancient Indian practice of yoga and its profound meanings are explored in what is described as the... read more »

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Bharatiya Mahila Bank to open four branches in northeast

Bharatiya Mahila Bank to open four branches in northeast

Agartala – The Bharatiya Mahila Bank (BMB) will open four more branches in four capital cities of the northeastern states, officials said here Tuesday. “Four branches of BMB would be set... read more »

Sensex trades flat in pre-noon session

Sensex closes flat; IT stocks down

Mumbai – A benchmark index of Indian equities markets ended! Monday’s trade flat, as foreign institutional investors (FIIs) continued to... read more »

Sensex trades flat during pre-noon session

Sensex trades flat in pre-noon session

Mumbai – A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading flat at 68.42 points or 0.32 percent up during the pre-noon trade Monday. Good buying... read more »

Government failed to defend policies: Praful Patel

Government failed to defend policies: Praful Patel

New Delhi – Minister of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises PrafulPatel Saturday said the government has failed to defend its own policies, which... read more »

Large space where land acquisition is possible: Rahul G...

Large space where land acquisition is possible: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi – Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Saturday said there is a large space where land acquisition is possible. “The government has not... read more »

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Student speak: Accounting edge

By Anusha UpadhyaA; CIMA student and senior executive at Wipro Technologies, India In today’s highly competitive and globalised world, employ ers look for skilled professionals who can... read more »

2600-acre plots identified for IIT in Kerala

KOCHI: Kerala may finally get its IIT as the state government has identified two plots — 600 acres in central Puduserry and 650 acres at West... read more »

1,000 US academics to teach in Indian universities

NEW DELHI: After planning to rope in scientists from the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) to take classes in schools and colleges, India... read more »

Indian education needs greater thrust on skill and pers...

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

Tech institutions take the lead

The increased global emphasis on high-impact scientific and technological research is on display in this year’s QS World University Rankings, which are... read more »

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It is not nice to have abuses thrown at your mother and sister: S...

In a throwback interview, Saif Ali Khan poured out his heart out about his now ex-wife Amrita Singh. Mumbai: Estranged Bollywood couple Saif Ali Khan and Amrita Singh may be cordial to one another... read more »

Anand Ahuja is in love with Sonam Kapoor’s C...

Sonam Kapoor’s red carpet appearances have got a thumbs up from boyfriend Anand Ahuja. Sonam Kapoor is making heads turn with her style... read more »

Sonam Kapoor glitters in gold at Cannes

Cannes, May 23 (PTI) Sonam Kapoor chose gold has her colour for second red carpet appearance at the Cannes Film Festival. Sonam wore a shimmery Elie Saab... read more »

Baahubali 2 box-office collection day 25: Dangal to bea...

Aamir Khan-starrer Dangal is expected to cross the global box-office collection, so far, of Baahubali 2: The Conclusion by as early as Tuesday. Unbelievable.... read more »

Sonam Kapoor at Cannes 2017: Sonam has this to say abou...

On Day 5 of Cannes Film Festival, Sonam Kapoor looked radiant in a soft blush coloured flowy gown all ready for the red carpet. Here is what Sonam has to say... read more »

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Dewani appeals to UK court to block extradition to South Africa

Dewani appeals to UK court to block extradition to South Africa

Johannesburg – Honeymoon murder suspect Shrien Dewani’s lawyers have appealed to the UK judges to block his extradition to South Africa until he is fit to stand trial. The appeal... read more »

Honeymoon murder victim` Anni Dewani’s father slams UK legal system

Honeymoon murder victim` Anni Dewani’s father slam...

London – Honeymoon murder victim Anni Dewani’s father has slammed the Britain’s legal system for not being able to punish her culprit... read more »

Pope Francis named Time Person of the Year

Pope Francis named Time Person of the Year

Sydney – Pope Francis has been reportedly named Time magazine’s Person of the Year, while NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has been chosen as the... read more »

World War II bomb defused in German city

World War II bomb defused in German city

Munich – A World War II bomb has been successfully def! used at the Germany’s Nuremberg central railway station, authorities an! nounced... read more »

Op Blue Star Lt Gen Brar’s London attackers sentenced u...

Op Blue Star Lt Gen Brar’s London attackers sentenced upto 14 years in jail

London – Operation “Blue Star” Lieutenant-General Kuldeep Singh Brar’s London attackers have been jailed for slashing his throat in revenge for... read more »

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Ready to dissolve parliament, says Thai PM

Ready to dissolve parliament, says Thai PM

Bangkok – Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said Sunday that she was ready to resign or dissolve parliament to end the ongoing political turmoil. But an election has to be held within 60... read more »

Thai protesters mark Monday for final push against...

Anti-government protesters took a break from weeks of demonstrations on Saturday to prepare for a final push to topple the administration of Prime... read more »

N Korea confirms deporting aged US war veteran

N Korea confirms deporting aged US war veteran

Washington – North Korea has said it has deported an elderly U.S. tourist and war veteran detained for more than a month for alleged hostile acts... read more »

South Korea mourns Nelson Mandela’s death

South Korea mourns Nelson Mandela's death

Seoul – South Korean President Park Geun-hye Friday condoled the passing away of former South African President Nelson Mandela, describing him a... read more »

Kim Jong Un’s uncle ousted from leadership role, ...

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Sydney – North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un’s uncle has apparently been purged and two associates executed. The move is seen as the most significant... read more »

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Crossword presents 12th edition of book awards

Crossword presents 12th edition of book awards

Mumbai – Crossword, the leading bookstore chain, presented the 12th edition of its popular books award here this weekend, with Ravi Subramaniam, called by the Wall Street Journal as John... read more »

Nation pays homage to B.R. Ambedkar on his 58th death anniversary

Nation pays homage to B.R. Ambedkar on his 58th de...

New Delhi – President Pranab Mukherjee led the nation in paying homage to Bharat Ratna Baba Saheb Dr. B.R. Ambedkar on his 58th death... read more »

Gandhian Nelson Mandela: a hero who battled apartheid

Gandhian Nelson Mandela: a hero who battled apartheid

Pretoria – South Africa’s first black p! resident Nelson Mandela, who died Thursday, was an icon for ending the much-reviled apartheid system, a... read more »

Jhumpa Lahiri’s “The Lowland” among T...

Jhumpa Lahiri's "The Lowl! and" among Time's top 10

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

Garo community in Nagaland celebrates “Wangala” Festiva...

Garo community in Nagaland celebrates “Wangala” Festival with great enthusiasm

Dimapur – Celebration is a way of life for the people in the northeast. Recently, the Garo community in Nagaland celebrated the Wangala Festival in... read more »

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Recipe: Creamy white beans

Preparation time: 10 minsCooking time: 30 minsServes: 2Ingredients :Onion 1, halved and slicedOlive oilChorizo 50g.chopped into chunksChicken stock 200mlCooked white beans 200gSpinach 100gCream... read more »

Recipe: Chicken Dumplings

Ingredients: 6 boned chicken breast with skin, 10 cups water, 1 tsp sage, 1 tsp poultry, 1/8 tsp grounded basil leaves, 1 tbsp salt and... read more »

Recipe: Jelly pudding

Ingredients: 1 packet of jelly crystals (any flavour) 200ml fresh cream, chilled and whipped 200gm condensed milk Method: – Prepare the jelly as per the... read more »

Recipe: Jeera aloo

Ingredients: –Four large sized potatoes (boiled, peeled and cut into pieces) – Four tbsp oil – One tsp jeera/cumin seeds – One tsp... read more »

Recipe: Saffron rice & salan

A traditional Awadhi dish dug out from the secret kitchens of AwadhPreparation time: 30minsCooking time: 3o minutesServes:4Ingredients1kg chicken breast1... read more »

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FIFA rejects Barca’s appeal against transfer ban

FIFA has rejected Barcelona’s appeal against a transfer ban that would unable the club to sign players until January 2016 once the current transfer window shuts. The Spaniards were given the... read more »

Arsenal win FA Community Shield

Arsenal’s Mikel Arteta (C) lifts the Community Shield alongside teammates Santi Cazorla (R), Tomas Rosicky (2nd R) and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain... read more »

Xavi retires from national team

Xavi Hernandez, Spain’s leading playmaker in its run of three major titles, has retired from international duty after a disappointing World Cup. “I have... read more »

Suarez reached at CAS to appeal ban for biting

Luis Suarez has arrived at world sport’s highest court to appeal his ban for biting an opponent at the World Cup. The Uruguay and Barcelona forward did not... read more »

Liverpool edge Manchester City on penalties in friendly

Liverpool rallied twice against Manchester City and triumphed 3-2 in a penalty shootout on Wednesday after their pre-season friendly at baseball’s Yankee... read more »

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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 finance ministry official said. “On... read more »

With gold prices falling, jewellers increase inven...

Trying to tap the falling gold prices, lakhs of jewellers across the country are increasing their inventory levels. Around 225 tonne of gold was... read more »

Appetite for jewellery boosts India gold demand: WGC

Indian appetite for gold jumped by more than a third in the last quarter, in sharp contrast to the rest of the world, boosted by jewellery demand for the... read more »

Gold, silver at multi-year lows on overseas cues

NEW DELHI: Gold and silver prices slumped to their multi-year lows to trade at Rs 25,800 per 10 grams and Rs 34,900 per kg, respectively in the national... read more »

Gold, silver likely to trade lower; copper may rise

Global markets traded mixed in the last fortnight as the US Fed’s decision to wind up its bond buying programme acted as a boost for equities wherein... read more »

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Winter special: 5 fruits you must have to boost immunity

High-fruit diets can worsen depression

The consumption of a diet high in fructose throughout adolescence can worsen depressive and anxiety-like behaviour and alter how the brain responds to stress, the findings showed. “Our results... read more »

Tips for keeping your heart healthy!

Irengbam Jenny A healthy heart is the way to healthy living, they say. Quite right! But with sedentary lifestyle, munching on junk food, alcohol... read more »

Burned out? Here’s how you can bounce back

All of us reach that point in life when we feel thoroughly exhausted or mentally numb. Experts say that an increasing number of individuals today are getting... read more »

Healthy diet helps protect your kidney

Andrew Smyth, MD at National University of Ireland Galway and his colleagues analyzed questionnaires completed by 544,635 participants of the National... read more »

When you’re obese and pregnant

“Obese pregnant women are more likely to give birth to babies with excessive body fat and these children may grow up to be obese or overweight adults.... read more »

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India draw 2-2 with Ireland in women’s hockey; win Test ser...

New Delhi: The series already in their pocket, Indian eves round off their Ireland tour with a 2-2 draw against the home team in the third and final hockey Test in Dublin. India had earlier... read more »

Punjab beat Odisha to retain Junior Men National h...

Chennai: Punjab closed the championship in style, as they stunned Hockey Odisha 6-2 in the finals of the 4th Hockey India Junior Men National... read more »

Hockey India League: Mumbai Magicians bloom too late in...

Mumbai Magicians stunned Uttar Pradesh Wizards 3-2 on the latter’s home turf at the Dhyan Chand Stadium, Lucknow, on Tuesday. Though the result was... read more »

Hockey : Black Sticks fume at failure to fire

Hero Hockey World League Final

Bitter disappointment at failing to produce their best when it really mattered will be tempered by satisfaction at strides taken by the New Zealand Black... read more »

India take lead then lose grip

Hero Hockey World League Final

Hosts take rare two-goal lead over Australia, but go down 7-2 in the end. Never in recent memory has the Indian hockey team led by two goals against... read more »

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Gold, silver rebound on marriage season demand, global cues

  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 demand amid a firm global trend. Silver... read more »

Titan Company intimates on availability of credit ...

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

Gold demand up 2% in Dec quarter, down 15% in 2014

MUMBAI, FEB 12: Gold demand in the December quarter was up two per cent at 223 tonnes, largely due to pent up demand from jewellers during the festival season... read more »

Swiss gold exports to India cross Rs 1.2 lakh crore

Switzerland’s gold exports to India crossed Rs 1.2 lakh crore in 2014 even as concerns persist over bullion being used to channel illicit funds into the... read more »

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High heels damage your ankles

Wearing high heels can strengthen the ankle initially, but leads to weakening and instability over time, a new study has warned. The findings are not surprising, said Tricia Turner, associate... read more »

Breakthrough! Malaria cure discovered by an Indian...

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

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

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

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

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

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 University of... read more »

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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 security forces in the West Bank early... read more »

1,30,000 Syrian refugees reach Turkey fleeing IS

ANKARA, Turkey: The number of Syrian refugees who have reached Turkey in the past four days after fleeing the advance of Islamic State militants now... read more »

Al-Qaida affiliate in Syria kills captive Lebanese sold...

9:53 P.M. The Nusra Front, al Qaeda’s affiliate in Syria, has killed one of the Lebanese soldiers it had been holding in captivity, Lebanese security... read more »

France conducts first airstrike in Iraq, destroys logis...

PARIS: France says it has conducted its first airstrike in Iraq and has destroyed a logistics depot held by the Islamic State group. The office of President... read more »

Libya’s Zawiya refinery, El Sharara oil field shu...

TRIPOLI: Libya’s 120,000 barrels-a-day Zawiya refinery has been shut down due to damaged storage, an oil ministry official said on Thursday. The El... read more »

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Sidhu Insists on Dialogue with Pakistan

Navjot Singh Sidhu, the Punjab minister on Thursday insisted that dialogue and diplomatic pressure will count for in seeking a long-term solution to terror outfits operating across the border, amid... read more »

Pakistan to release IAF pilot tomorrow as ‘peace g...

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday said that captured Indian Air Force pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman will be released on... read more »

21 Parties Blast BJP for Blatant Politicization Of Arme...

Leaders of 21 parties who met in parliament today said they backed the armed forces and expressed deep concern for the Air Force pilot who went missing during... read more »

IAF shoots down Pak aircraft; Indian pilot ‘missing in ...

The Ministry of External Affairs of India on Wednesday said Pakistan’s attempts to target military installations on the Indian side were foiled successfully... read more »

Two pilots including 6 IAF Officers, Civilian died in M...

Two pilots including 6 IAF Officers, Civilian were killed on Wednesday after an Indian Air Force M-17 chopper crashed in Jammu and Kashmir’s Budgam... read more »

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Canada to claim North Pole in Arctic claim at UN

Canada to claim North Pole in Arctic claim at UN

Johannesburg – Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has ordered the inclusion of the North Pole in the country’s Arctic claim, following a UN submission draft report proposal to... read more »

Snowden denies wanting asylum in exchange for information

NSA gathering 5bn cellphone records daily, Snowden...

Washington – The National Security Agency is reportedly gathering nearly five billion records a day on the whereabouts of cell phones... read more »

Income inequality ‘defining challenge’ for ...

Income inequality 'defining challenge' for US: Obama

Washington – President Barack Obama Wednesday said incom! e inequality is the “defining challenge” for the US while a growing middle class... read more »

Kerry visits Israel amid reports of faltering Israeli-P...

Kerry visits Israel amid reports of faltering Israeli-Palestinian talks

Jerusalem – Amid reports of Israeli-Palestinian talks losing momentum, US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Israel late Wednesday. Kerry has... read more »

Obama names acting Pentagon deputy chief

Obama names acting Pentagon deputy chief

Washington – US President Barack Obama has named Christine Fox, the former chief programme and budget analyst with the department of defence, to serve... read more »

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Rahul Gandhi in Uttar Pradesh LIVE updates: Congress V-P to visit...

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi’s three-day visit to Uttar Pradesh begins today. During his Uttar Pradesh visit, Rahul Gandhi is scheduled to hold ‘chaupals’ with farmers, meetings with... read more »

Wrote article disputing father on my own, says Jay...

NEW DELHI: Union minister Jayant Sinha today rejected suggestions that he wrote an article in an English daily disputing his father and former... read more »

Nitish Kumar wins Bihar trust vote 131-108

PATNA: Two days after he dramatically embraced the BJP, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday proved his majority in the Bihar assembly while the RJD... read more »

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

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

Rename Babar Road After Lt Ummer Fayaz, Demands Delhi B...

New Delhi: A BJP leader has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, demanding that Babar Road in the national capital be renamed after Lieutenant Ummer Fayaz... read more »

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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 a distance 540 million kilometers on... read more »

Indian scientists craft portable diagnostic kit fo...

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

Astronaut Hartsfield dies at 80

Hartsfield flew on three shuttle missions including as commander of the Discovery’s maiden flight, NASA space agency said on Saturday. He died after a... read more »

India not investing properly in science

The report titled “Whither Science Education in Indian Colleges?” said that the lack of proper investment has affected the research sector in... read more »

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Nepal's Maoist party not to join government

Nepal’s Maoist party not to join government

Kathmandu – Nepal’s third largest party, the (UCPN-Maoist), said Saturday that it will not join the coalition government but will join the constituent assembly for the sake of the... read more »

Musharraf lawyers urge UN to intervene into 'show trial'

Musharraf lawyers urge UN to intervene into ‘...

Islamabad – Lawyers of Pakistan’s ex-President Pervez Musharraf have reportedly urged the United Nations to intervene in the... read more »

Indian dam will affect Neelum-Jhelum project: Pakistan

Indian dam will affect Neelum-Jhelum project: Pakistan

Islamabad – The construction of the Kishanganga project by India in Jammu and Kashmir will result in 14 percent decrease in the flow of water for... read more »

Pakistani troops violate LoC ceasefire in Jammu

Indian Army lodges protest with Pakistan over ceasefire violations

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Former India captain Rahul Dravid said learning is a two-way process and he is benefiting on that front in his role as the India A coach. Dravid, who hung his international boots in 2012, said as a... read more »

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North Korean Hackers Stole US and South Korean Wartime plans, Seo...

Tokyo: North Korean hackers stole a large trove of classified U.S. and South Korean Navy documents last year, along with a plan to “Decapitate” the leadership in pyongyang in the event... read more »

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