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Aadhaar For NRIs On Arrival Without Wait...

Aadhaar For NRIs On Arrival Without Waiting: Nirmala Sitharaman In Budget

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said in the Union Budget that non-resident Indians (NRIs) may get Aadhaar cards on arrival, without the mandatory waiting period. NRIs currently need to have spent 180 days to be eligible for an Aadhaar card. The government plans to enable them to apply for an... read more »

ICC World Cup 2019: Why MS Dhoni is usin...

ICC World Cup 2019: Why MS Dhoni is using different bat logos in the tourna...

MS Dhoni has been using three different logos on his bat in the World Cup(Reuters) Former India captain MS Dhoni has always been known for making unusual decisions which keeps his fans and people astonished. Be it giving the last over to the then inexperienced Joginder Sharma in the 2007 T20I... read more »

Kabir Singh box office collection Day 14...

Kabir Singh box office collection Day 14: Shahid Kapoor-Kiara Advani film c...

In Kabir Singh, Shahid Kapoor plays the role of a doctor who becomes self-destructive when his girlfriend is married to another man. After hitting the double century at the box office, Kabir Singh is still going strong. The film, which bagged Rs 134.42 crore in the first week of its release, hit... 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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Nelson Mandela's body arrives for viewing in South Africa

Nelson Mandela’s body arrives for viewing in South Africa

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

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

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

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

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

World's high and mighty join Mandela memorial service

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

World leaders walk in for Mandela memorial service

World leaders walk in for Mandela memorial service

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

South Africans brave rain for Mandela memorial service

South Africans brave rain for Mandela memorial service

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

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Akhilesh Yadav’s Unforced Errors Will Impact His Clout vs F...

It turns out that Akhilesh Yadav’s big decisions in his attempt to stretch his political legs far from his father have backfired spectacularly. The 44-year-old Chief Minister today earned the&# read more »

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Will Mayor Of Lucknow Be Next UP Chief Minister? U...

Dinesh Sharma, the Mayor of Lucknow, says the mandate for him and other state leaders from Prime Minister Narendra Modi was simple – win a... read more »

DRDO Test-Fires BrahMos Supersonic Cruise Missile From ...

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India successfully test-fired the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from a test range along the Odisha coast today. The missile is capable of carrying a... read more »

Goa’s Laxmikant Parsekar Loses; Close Contest Bet...

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In a setback to BJP, Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar was today humbled in his sitting seat Mandrem by Congress candidate Dayanand Sopte, as the ruling... read more »

2012 vs 2017: A Comparison Of BJP’s Performance I...

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Leading in more than 300 of Uttar Pradesh’s 403 assembly seats, the BJP is well on its way to a massive victory in the state, being called its most... read more »

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

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

US drone strike kills seven in South Waziristan

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

Iran to build two more nuclear plants: Rouhani

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

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

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

Children return to Army Public School in Peshawar

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

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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 witnessing a major overhaul, and this is all... 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 »

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 »

RBI outlines broad plans on $150 billion bank bad loan ...

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) outlined the broad contours of a plan to resolve the $150 billion bad debt problem plaguing the country’s banks Mumbai: The... read more »

GST: Govt dictating prices goes against free-market spi...

In an interview  on Monday, revenue secretary, Hasmukh Adhia, gave out an explicit warning to companies planning to increase prices on products ahead of the... read more »

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China urges personnel's safety in South Sudan

China urges personnel’s safety in South Sudan

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

China wants more US high-tech imports

China wants more US high-tech imports

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

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

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

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

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

China probes powerful ex-security officer over graft charges

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

China hails its lunar probe mission as complete success

China hails its lunar probe mission as complete success

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

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ICC World Cup: Sachin Tendulkar Superfan Sudhir Gautam’s Fl...

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

KP reveals has received offers from English counti...

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

World Cup: Ashwin plays trouble-shooter after Virat Koh...

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

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

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

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

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

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Sensex closes 245 points down; automobile stocks plunge

Sensex closes 245 points down; automobile stocks plunge

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

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

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

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

Bharti Airtel, Reliance Jio to share infrastructure

Bharti Airtel, Reliance Jio to share infrastructure

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

Sensex closes flat; capital goods stocks plunge

Sensex trades flat during early session

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

Sensex trades flat during pre-noon session

Capital goods stocks drop

Mumbai – A benchmark index of Indian equities markets! was trading flat at 82.18 points or 0.39 percent down in the pre-noon trade Tuesday. Good buying... read more »

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High court seeks govt reply on plea claiming Delhi Judicial Servi...

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

HSC, SSC re-exam from September 26

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

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

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

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

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

University Grants Commission ‘allows’ IISc ...

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

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Emma Watson wins first ‘genderless award’ in history for Beauty a...

Emma Watson picked up the first-ever Genderless Acting Award for the Best Actor category at the MTV Movie and TV Awards. The 27-year-old star made history at the annual event held at the Shrine... read more »

Justin Bieber to land in Mumbai today and there’s ...

2 days to go for Justin Bieber’s concert and this is how he will be showered with gifts! The day is nearing, Beliebers, and yes, we can hear... read more »

Dangal China Collections: First Weekend

Dangal has smashed the previous records of Hindi films in the Chinese markets. It has already crossed the lifetime business of all films barring PK, which... read more »

Kabir Khan and Shah Rukh Khan come together for a film....

Those who have seen the film trailer of the Salman Khan starrer Tubelight, just cannot stop raving about the same. Touted to be the next potential... read more »

Shraddha Kapoor on Saina Nehwal biopic: ‘I can’t wait t...

The excitement in Shraddha Kapoor is palpable. The actress with the girl next door image, is thrilled to have bagged the ace badminton player Saina Nehwal... read more »

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

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

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

Italy's senate expels Silvio Berlusconi over tax fraud

Italy’s senate expels Silvio Berlusconi over...

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

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

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

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

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

Pope Francis sets up Vatican committee to fight child sex abuse

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

German coalition agreement emerging

German coalition agreement emerging

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

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Quake hits Japan

Quake hits Japan

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

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

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

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

Two South Korean firms in Kaesong to close operations

Two South Korean firms in Kaesong to close operations

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

six dead as tourist ferry sinks off Thai resort: Report

six dead as tourist ferry sinks off Thai resort: Report

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

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

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

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

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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 »

Poverty the key trigger of violence, say Indian kids

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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Tiramisu: Recipe

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

Mango Smoothie

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

Food for your healthy bones

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

Ice-cream sandwiches are the hotnew dessert

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

Health tips for cooking red meat

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

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Germany, Argentina dominate Golden Ball shortlist

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

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

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

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

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

Klose breaks World Cup scoring record

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

Germany impose historic 7-1 World Cup defeat on Brazil

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

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Gold gains 230 on global cues, seasonal demand

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

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

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

Gold remains weak on sluggish demand; silver ends lower

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

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

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

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

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

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Overcome your iron deficiency with these foods

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

6 reasons to run a marathon

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

Air pollution harming brains of urban young

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

Exercises that help you battle pain

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

8 healthy foods every woman must eat

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

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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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Your diabetes med could help you shed kilos

Diabetic and want to lose weight? Now you can do both with help of a single medicine, as a new study has shown that Liraglutide, an injectable diabetes drug, helps people shed kilos. US regulators... read more »

Conjunctivitis, if left untreated, can cause sight...

Conjunctivitis, or pink eye, is the most common eye problem that affects people of all age groups. It is also one of the most common eye infections... read more »

Physical exercise along with a proper diet can help mai...

A recent study has revealed that India has the third-highest number of obese and overweight people after US and China. Around 20% of the adult Indian... read more »

Being a vegan helps lose weight

If you are looking for a size zero figure, then following a vegan diet that includes no animal products could offer better results than other weight-loss... read more »

Indian designer gives sarees whole new avatars

While we never get tired of the traditional way of draping a saree, the ethnic Indian attire has bloomed out to new silhouettes, cuts, and draping styles in... read more »

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

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

UN chief welcomes Gaza truce deal

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

Netanyahu warns Gaza civilians after Israel destroys ap...

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

Israeli aircraft bomb Gaza, five Palestinians killed

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

New Zealand becoming popular with Indian students

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

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Stressed Out? Try These Ayurvedic Medicines

Ayurveda is the oldest forms of medicine in the world that originated in India around 5,000 years ago. It is a traditional holistic medical system that focuses on improving the wellness of an... read more »

PM Narendra Modi Breaks Silence on Kathua, Unnao R...

In the face of widespread public criticism of his silence in the face of the gang rape of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua, Jammu and Kashmir and of... read more »

Delhi HC set aside ECI Order disqualifying 20 AAP MLAs

The Delhi High Court on Friday quashed the notification issued by President Ram Nath Kovind to disqualify 20 Aam Admi Party (AAP) MLAs following such a... read more »

Who Can Defeat Narendra Modi In 2019 Elections? Arvind ...

Political pundits regularly say that Pm Narendra Modi will haven’t any sturdy rival in 2019 elections. at the same time as there are many leaders within... read more »

Cabinet Clears Setting Up Of Panel To Ensure Consumers ...

The Union Cabinet on thursday authorised setting up of a country wide anti-profiteering authority under the gst, because it seeks to ensure that clients get... read more »

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Obama names acting Pentagon deputy chief

Iran deal ‘important first step’: Obama

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

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

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

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

Obama says not worried about personal safety

Obama says not worried about personal safety

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

U.S. honors JFK on 50 years after assassination

U.S. honors JFK on 50 years after assassination

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

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

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

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

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UP Police to deal with dissent, claims BJP

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

“Scared” by number of deaths in Vyapam...

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

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

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

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

Former allies will return to NDA: Gadkari

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

Strong India-USA ties will benefit people of the world ...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that strong relations between New Delhi and Washington DC will benefit people of both countries and the world at... read more »

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LAVA UNVEILS 6-INCH PHABLET ‘MAGNUM X604’ FOR RS 11,999

A new 6-inch phablet is going to hit the shelves under brand Lava. The newly launched phablet dubbedMagnum X604 is now available for Rs 11,999. The phablet come dipped in black and white colors and... read more »

Titan could have own Dead Sea

The ocean inside one of Saturn’s moons could be as salty as the Dead Sea, NASA scientists have found. The data comes from the Cassini space... read more »

Know all about latest Oppo Find 7: Specifications, Feat...

Chinese smartphone vendor Oppo kicked off its India operations earlier this year and has since then launched a host of smartphones including the flagship Find... read more »

US names mountain after Indian-American scientist

Akhouri Sinha, adjunct professor in Department of Genetics, Cell Biology and Development at the University of Minnesota, was recognised by US Geological... read more »

Speed of thought is faster than Light:US scientist

WASHINGTON: A US scientist claims to have found evidence that suggests that the speed of light as described by Einstein’s theory of general relativity... read more »

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Nepal to allow private investment in power transmission

Nepal to allow private investment in power transmission

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

Protests in Pakistan over Mollah's execution

Protests in Pakistan over Mollah’s execution

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

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

Mollah's hanging 'saddens' Pakistan interior minister

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

India not shying away from providing military equipment...

India not shying away from providing military equipment: Karzai

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

Musharraf summoned for landmark treason trial on Decemb...

Musharraf summoned for landmark treason trial on December 24

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

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Cricbuzz named title sponsor of India-Sri Lanka Test series

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

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

Virat Kohli bats for five-bowler attack in Sri Lan...

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

No WAGs in Sri Lanka, BCCI reportedly tells Indian play...

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

Paytm strikes title sponsorship deal with BCCI till 201...

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

We were sick and tired of losing: Sikander Raza

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

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Apply for a $1 Million Luxury Travel Job

If you’re sitting at your desk and not doing your work, it’s probably because your hate your job and want a new one. How about a chance to take a $1 million luxury trip around the world... read more »

Indian Railways to introduce premium AC trains

The Indian Railways has decided to run 17 more premium AC-special trains between Delhi and Mumbai. Howrah Bridge, Kolkata Howrah Bridge,... read more »

top 50 packing tips

Know the rules 1. Note the number of bags you can check in. In most cases it is one piece per person. You can check up to eight on easyJet but don’t get... read more »

India no longer world’s fastest-growing domestic ...

New Delhi – Domestic air travel is finally showing signs of revival – globally with India also showing some green shoots – after years of... read more »

Five ways to save money when travelling

Top tips for saving money while traveling. 1. Meal plan If you’re booking a resort holiday, it’s essential that you buy a meal plan. I learned... read more »

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Saudi’s Falih says oil agreements with Russia helping marke...

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Agreements reached between Russia and Saudi Arabia on global oil supply have helped oil markets to stabilize, Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Thursday. The two... read more »

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

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

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

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

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

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

Las Vegas shooting: Trump calls attacker ‘very sick as ...

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

Over 5,500 Pilgrims Set Out For Amarnath

A batch of 5,522 pilgrims on Thursday left Jammu for the Himalayan cave shrine Amarnath, after 33,694 yatris completed paying obeisance before the ice stalagmite structure of Lord Shiva... read more »

Mutual funds witness 60% fall in net inflows in 2018-19: Economic Survey

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 cent lower than last year. Net inflows in... read more »

Opposition parties reject Centre’s call for ‘one nation, one election’ i...

One thing the resignation of Rahul Gandhi as Congress president will not do to him is to reduce his status to even that of primus inter pares or first among equals. He will continue to... read more »

SA tour: Rayudu makes maiden entry, Zaheer recalled

Ambati Rayudu announces retirement from all forms of cricket

India middle-order batsman Ambati Rayudu has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket, including the IPL, according to BCCI sources. The move comes after Rayudu was snubbed by... read more »

Indrani Mukerjea To Be Approver In Corruption Case Linked To Chid...

Indrani Mukerjea’s plea to turn approver in the INX Media corruption case involving former finance minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti Chidambaram was today accepted by a Delhi court. The... read more »