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

N. Sitharaman is the first female finance minister after former Prime Minis...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday named Nirmala Sitharaman, previously the country`s defence minister, as the next finance minister – thus making her India’s female finance minister after 48 years. Sitharaman is the first female finance minister after former Prime Minister Indira... read more »

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

Baba Ramdev asks Opposition to practice ‘Kapalbhati’ to manage ...

On a day when Prime Minister Narendra Modi took an oath of office and secrecy in a grand ceremony in Rashtrapati Bhavan Thursday, yoga guru and Patanjali founder Baba Ramdev took a jibe at the opposition stating that they should practice ‘Kapalbhati’ for next 10-15 years in order to manage... read more »

Narendra Modi Cabinet: Amit Shah gets Home, Nirmala becomes first woman Finance Minister
Narendra Modi Cabinet: Amit Shah gets Ho...

Narendra Modi Cabinet: Amit Shah gets Home Minister, Nirmala becomes first ...

BJP president Amit Shah is the new Union Home Minister and former Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman the fresh Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister. Former Home Minister Rajnath Singh takes over Defence and former Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar will take care of External Affairs. The allocation... read more »

Election Results 2019: Rahul Gandhi vs S...

Election Results 2019: Rahul Gandhi vs Smriti Irani: See-Saw Battle In Amet...

NEW DELHI : Congress president Rahul Gandhi is fighting a tough battle in Amethi, his constituency in Uttar Pradesh since 2004. As early leads came in, Rahul Gandhi was behind the BJP’s Smriti Irani but he caught up later. Rahul Gandhi is also contesting from Wayanad in Kerala, where he has... read more »

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Suspect charged over Kenya mall massacre rejects killing

Suspect charged over Kenya mall massacre rejects killing

Nairobi – One of four men facing trial in connection with Kenya’s Westgate mall massacre in September fiercely denied the charges in court today, describing himself as a deeply religious... read more »

Nelson Mandela still unable to speak, says ex-wife

Nelson Mandela still unable to speak, says ex-wife

London – Former South African president Nelson Mandela is still unable to speak, but he is not on life-support machine, his ex-wife... read more »

29 killed, 30 injured in Egypt train collision

29 killed, 30 injured in Egypt train collision

Cairo – At least 29 people! were killed and 30 injured when a freight train crashed into a number of vehicles near the Egyptian capital of Cairo in the... read more »

31 killed in attack on anti-militia protesters in Libya...

31 killed in attack on anti-militia protesters in Libya capital

TRIPOLI – A group of militiamen opened fire here on Friday at hundreds of protesters, killing at least 31 people and wounding 230 others, the Libyan... read more »

Nine Boko Haram killed in military offensive in Nigeria

40 killed in fresh Nigeria attacks

Lagos – Nine Boko Haram insurgents were kill! ed in an offensive on a camp in the Nigeria northeast Borno State, military authorities said... read more »

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18 killed in China plant fire

Beijing: At least 18 people were killed after a major fire at a food company in east China`s Shandong province, authorities said Monday.The fire broke out at 7 pm Sunday at a carrot packaging... read more »

Islamic State says it plans tIslamic State says it...

They have paraded their own flag, formed courts and ministries, issued passports and even license plates. Now, the leaders of the Islamic State, the... read more »

Imran Khan dares Pakistan government to arrest him

Islamabad: Pakistan`s Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) party chairman Imran Khan has refused to seek bail after being charged with attacks on the parliament and PTV... read more »

Bus mishap: 56 killed after passenger bus collides with...

At least 56 people, including 21 women and 18 children, were killed and several others injured today when a passenger bus collided with a truck in... read more »

Angry Arabs march in north Israel after shooting

KFAR KANA, Israel: Angry Arab-Israeli protesters took to the streets across the country on Sunday and police raised alert levels nationwide amid shock waves... read more »

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Government slashes natural gas prices by 16% to $4.24 per unit

The government has cut natural gas prices by 16% to $4.24 per unit for the six-month period, beginning October 1. Natural gas prices, according to a formula approved by the government in October... read more »

Nippon Life to hike stake in life insurance, mutua...

MUMBAI: Bullish on growth prospects of his group’s financial services businesses, industrialist Anil Ambani on Wednesday said Japanese major... read more »

Modi suddenly pressured to act after Raghuram Rajan cut...

New Delhi: Now that the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Raghuram Rajan responded to government pressure with India’s biggest rate cut since 2009,... read more »

China’s Didi Kuaidi Firms Up Anti-Uber Alliance, ...

China’s most popular ride-hailing app Didi Kuaidi said on Monday it has invested in Indian peer Ola, forging a new alliance within a network of... read more »

Ola Opens Up API for Mobile Apps, Individual Developers

Taxi aggregator Ola Saturday announced the public release of its API, allowing major mobile apps as well as individual developers to integrate the... read more »

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China's military modernization is challenging US military power

China’s military modernization is challenging US military p...

A US congressional panel, which advises lawmakers on the national security implications of the relationship between Washington and Beijing, has warned that China could possess the largest fleet of... read more »

China, EU to enhance cooperation on urbanisation

China, EU to enhance cooperation on urbanisation

Beijing – China is willing to learn from the European Union (EU) in i! ts push towards urbanisation, Premier Li Keqiang said... read more »

China has 1.22 bn cellphone users!

China has 1.22 bn cellphone users

Beijing – The number of cellphone users in China reached 1.22 billion till October end, the Chinese government has revealed. According to the Chinese... read more »

China appoints spokesmen to boost military transparency

China allegedly withholds residence visas for NYT, Bloomberg reporters

Beijing –  China has appointed spokesmen for its seven military branches in a bid to boost up the country’s military transparency. The branches... read more »

First Chinese-American US ambassador to China to quit

First Chinese-American US ambassador to China to quit

Beijing – US Ambassador to China Gary Locke said Wednesday he will step down from his position early next year to rejoin his family. “When I met... read more »

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Geoff Lawson: The 10 players to watch in cricket’s World Cu...

This 11th edition of the world Cup could be the most open since India surprised all in 1983. The home teams will appreciate being at home, knowing the pitches and having the best of the... read more »

BUTT-ASIF-AAMER CASE TO BE RE-EXAMINED

Prosecutors are re-examining the criminal convictions of three Pakistan players jailed in 2011 over spotfixing allegations, according to a report in... read more »

Gilchrist brands de Villiers most valuable cricketer on...

Former Australian wicket-keeper Adam Gilchrist has lavished praise on South Africa’s swashbuckling skipper AB de Villiers, describing him as the most... read more »

Cummins backs Warner to explode in World Cup

Warner says has finally understood how he almost wasted valuable Baggy Green opportunity

Australian fast bowler Patrick Cummins has backed teammate David Warner to prove his one-day doubters wrong in the upcoming cricket World Cup, tipping the... read more »

Tri-series: India, Australia, England begin World Cup p...

We have almost had everything in the last month and half, starting with the untimely demise of Phillip Hughes to Mahendra Singh Dhoni calling it a day in the... read more »

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Coal India to take up 126 projects in 12th Plan

Coal India to take up 126 projects in 12th Plan

New Delhi – State miner Coal India Limited (CIL) has identified 126 new projects with an estimated capacity of 438.04 million tonnes (MT) to be taken up during 12th Plan period. “Out of... read more »

Rupee continues to be firm, advances to 62.42 vs dollar

Rupee continues to be firm, advances to 62.42 vs d...

Mumbai – The rupee continued to rule firm for the third day today by advancing 8 paise to 62.42 per dollar on persistent selling of the US... read more »

Sensex gains 388 points as crude price drops

Sensex gains 388 points as crude price drops

Mumbai – A benchmark index of Indian equities markets ended 388 points or 1.92 percent up Monday as crude price dropped after a breakthrough nuclear... read more »

Sensex gains 276 points during pre-noon session

Sensex gains 276 points during pre-noon session

Mumbai – A benchmark index of Indian equities markets surged 276.12 points or 1.37 percent up in the pre-noon session Monday. The rally was led by... read more »

India may have to start importing iron ore soon: Steel ...

CCI rules out cartelisation among steel producers

The Steel Ministry is of the view that India will have to import iron ore in the immediate future to meet significantly increasing demand from domestic... read more »

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BTech linked to industry

Manav Rachna International University (MRIU), Faridabad, is inviting applications for new BTech programmes, with specialisations such as cloud computing, launched in association with IBM. June 19 is... read more »

Agriculture studies can open new career paths

COIMBATORE: Agriculture is not just about crops, seeds, harvest, pesticides and yield. It also includes trading, funding, feasibility studies, food... read more »

Boring lectures in classrooms cause more failures, less...

NEW DELHI: Classroom lectures cause more students to fail compared to interactive sessions involving discussions and problem solving in science, engineering... read more »

Common Law Admission Test 2014 records highest number o...

AHMEDABAD: All India Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) for admission into 14 national law universities of India for academic year 2014 was concluded... read more »

How High is Higher Education in Morocco?

The mission of higher education inevitably lies in the production of highly-qualified graduates and future intellectuals who will be able to serve their... read more »

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Salman Khan to hold special screening for Shah Rukh, Aamir Khan?

Salman Khan is all set for his upcoming release Bajrangi Bhaijaan on Eid 2015, is leaving no stone unturned to take his friendship with Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan to next level. According to... read more »

Comedy Nights with Kapil’ stars appear in ne...

The cast of “Comedy Nights With Kapil” are teaming up with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India for a brand-new campaign,... read more »

No one can replace Feroz Khan in ‘Welcome’ ...

Veteran actor Nana Patekar, who will be seen in “Welcome Back” says there is no one who can replace the late legendary Feroz Khan. Feroz had played the... read more »

Shahid Kapoor’s Vivah: Actor Marries Mira Rajput;...

Actor Shahid Kapoor, 34, married fiancee Mira Rajput, 21, in an intimate ceremony in Delhi on Tuesday. The wedding, with rituals in traditional Punjabi style,... read more »

Rajinikanth rejects Drishyam remake

Superstar Rajinikanth rejected an offer to star in the Tamil remake of Malayalam blockbuster Drishyam because he feared that two particular scenes in the... read more »

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Alexander Lukashevich

No knowledge of Damascus hiding chemical stockpiles: Russia

Moscow – Moscow denied Friday having any information about Damascus hiding some of its chemical arsenals. “For over a month a joint mission of the UN and Organisation for Prohibition of... read more »

Swiss scientists confirm abnormal presence of polonium in samples of Arafat's body

Swiss scientists confirm abnormal presence of polo...

LAUSANNE – Swiss scientists who analyzed samples from the corpse of Yasser Arafat Thursday confirmed the abnormal presence of radioactive... read more »

Cameron wants to cement ties with India

Cameron wants to cement ties with India

London – British Prime Minister David Cameron has lauded India’s role in global economy and said that a close relationship with New Delhi is... read more »

General strike against austerity hits Greece

General strike against austerity hits Greece

Athens – Greece was hit Wednesday by a fresh 24-hour strike over austerity measures and reforms introduced to tackle the country’s three-year debt... read more »

Time for nuclear talks ‘not unlimited’: Fra...

Time for nuclear talks 'not unlimited': France tells Iran

Paris – France warned Iran that negotiations over Tehran’s controversial nuclear programme could not go on forever, ahead of a fresh round of... read more »

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Stay 'on' the beach at Kerala's Hotel Sea Face

Stay ‘on’ the beach at Kerala’s Hotel Sea Face

By Sanu George True to its name, there’s probably no other place in Kerala’s capital city Thiruvananthapuram where one can stay as close to the world-renowned Kovalam beach as at the... read more »

Young Naga designer to represent India in New York Fashion Week

Young Naga designer to represent India in New York...

Dimapur – The northeast, which has over the years produced many talents, has added another feather to its cap through Ikali Sukhalu, who has... read more »

Delhi hosts northeast fashion festival

Delhi hosts northeast fashion festival

By Themthingchon YR New Delhi – The second edition of the “Northeast Fashion Fest”, which showcased the creativity of budding fashion designers of... read more »

Gandhi’s personal Charkha expected to fetch 80k pounds ...

Gandhi’s personal Charkha expected to fetch 80k pounds at UK auction

London – Mahatma Gandhi’s personal Charkha, which he used whilst imprisoned at Yerwada Jail, is set to go under the hammer this Tuesday 5th November... read more »

Diwali not so happy for heart, diabetic patients

Diwali not so happy for heart, diabetic patients

New Delhi – Diwali, the festival of lights, is meant for feasting, bursting crackers and enjoying with the family, but doctors warn that patients... read more »

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Thinking too much about food could make us eat more

Thinking too much about food could make us eat more

Washington – A new analysis of 50 studies has found that thinking before eating may actually undermine people’s dieting goals. Jessie De Witt Huberts of Utrecht University says that we are... read more »

Bigger bowls make kids want more food

Bigger bowls make kids want more food

Washington – Bigger dishes can cause adults to serve and consume more food, and the same thing apply to kids who also become vulnerable to... read more »

‘Protein-filled breakfast helps loose weight̵...

'Protein-filled breakfast helps loose weight'

Los Angeles – Eating a protein-filled breakfast is an answer for those who wants to loose weight instantly, according to new research. A new study re!... read more »

How tea can better our mood

How tea can better our mood

New York – Research has found that tea might play a role in changing your mood, helping you feel less depressed, more alert or even energetic. Some of... read more »

Top four foods to stay alert at work

Top four foods to stay alert at work

New York – Soon after lunch, people experience afternoon slump. Citrus fruits or dark chocolates can help you in being more productive at work. Chips... read more »

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Fifa world cup Brazinga 2014: Cup Star David Villa

David Villa Date of Birth: December 3, 1981 Position: Striker Team: Spain Appearances: 94 Goals: 56 He is not your ideal striker. He may not have raw pace or blanking shots, but he scores a goal... read more »

Manchester United’s future now in the hands ...

Kevin and Edward Glazer, and their sister, Darcie Glazer Kassewitz, are the low-profile members of the family, but they own the same stake in United... read more »

Germany eager to end World Cup third-place curse

BERLIN: Germany head to Brazil aiming to end their 24-year wait for a fourth World Cup title with captain Philipp Lahm insisting he is sick of finishing... read more »

Three football clubs barred from I-League

PANAJI: Indian football lost its heart and soul after the All India Football Federation (AIFF) decided to reduce the I-League to just ten teams, throwing out... read more »

Wayne Rooney gives golf tips to son Kai

Wayne Rooney was recently spotted giving his four-year-old son some golf lessons during their holiday in Portugal. According to the Mirror, the 28-year-old... read more »

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Gold futures rebound from two-month low, Rs. 28,770 per 10 gram

Gold prices down by Rs 100 on weak global cues, silver recovers

Gold prices fell by another Rs 100 to Rs 30,240 per 10 grams in the national capital. On the other hand, silver rose by Rs 200 to Rs 41,900 per kg on increased industrial demand. Traders said... read more »

Gold remains below $1,300 on easing Ukraine concer...

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Gold was trading below $1,300 an ounce on Thursday, steadying at weaker levels after a fall of more than 1 percent in... read more »

Gold advances on marriage season buying, global cues

Gold prices rose further by Rs. 50 to Rs. 30,750 per ten gram in the national capital on Wednesday on sustained buying by stockists to meet ongoing marriage... read more »

Gold prices rise in futures trade on global cues

Gold, silver prices rise on brisk buying, global cues

Gold prices rose 0.35 per cent to Rs 28,481 per 10 grams in futures trade as speculators created fresh positions after the precious metal climbed to over... read more »

China may have 1,000 tonnes of gold tied in financing :...

Singapore – Chinese firms could have locked up as much as 1,000 tonnes of gold in financing deals, an industry report said, indicating a big slice of... read more »

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Aster DM Healthcare opens its eight ACCESS Clinic in the UAE

Aster DM Healthcare, the leading healthcare conglomerate in the Middle East and India, has opened its eighth ACCESS clinic at Souk Al Kabeer, Bur Dubai. ACCESS Clinic, which has rapidly gained... read more »

Weight loss surgery may cause bone loss

Regarded as the most effective treatment for severe obesity, bariatric surgery may lead to bone loss for at least two years even after the body... read more »

Mobile radiation is not harmful: experts

Mumbai: A group of health experts and doctors have come together on the same platform to dispel fears of harmful effects of radiation from mobile phones and... read more »

Couples sleep in sync when wife satisfied with marriage

Couples are more likely to sleep in sync when the wife is more satisfied with their marriage, a new study has found. Researchers found that overall synchrony... read more »

Watch out for that tooth cavity

With changing food habits, toothaches and cavities among kids are on a rise. Experts tell you how to protect your child’s teeth Is your six-year-old... read more »

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Investing

Gold, silver extend losses on global cues, sluggish demand

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

Gold, silver prices rise on brisk buying, global cues

Gold, silver recover on fresh demand

Gold prices recovered by Rs 25 to Rs 28,475 per 10 grams in the national capital on Monday on fresh buying by jewellers and retailers amid a firm... read more »

Gold extends gains on safe-haven bids

Gold prices on Friday rose further by Rs. 150 to Rs. 28,500 per ten gram in the national capital, tracking robust international markets as investors took... read more »

High gold imports poop exports party biz

The yellow metal is back to haunt the economy with gold imports in June jumping 65.13 per cent to $ 3.12 billion from $1.88 billion in the same month last... read more »

Gold falls 0.3% on weak global cues

Gold futures fell 0.35% to Rs 28,269 per 10 grams today as speculators locked-in gains amid a weak global trend. At the Multi Commodity Exchange, gold for... read more »

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Lifestyle

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 »

Know the varieties of tea

The varieties of tea now available in the market have shot up like never before. Whether you go to a supermarket to buy tea for your home or go to a... 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 to... read more »

Reflecting makes post break-up recovery quicker

If you had a break-up recently, do not shy away from discussing it with friends or even research experts as repeated reflecting actually speeds up emotional... read more »

5 Foods you can safely eat past their due dates

Do we really take expiry dates seriously? We have all been at the crossroads when picking or throwing away “expired food”. While it is right to... read more »

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Middle East

US military deploys assessment teams in Iraq

WASHINGTON: The US military began deploying assessment teams in Baghdad on Tuesday to evaluate the state of Iraqi security forces and decide how to help them counter an Islamist insurgency that has... read more »

US Secretary of State John Kerry struggles to keep Middle East peace talks on track

Kerry in Kurdistan to urge leaders to be part of n...

ARBIL: US Secretary of State John Kerry was in Iraqi Kurdistan on Tuesday to urge its leaders not to withdraw from the political process in Baghdad... read more »

John Kerry lands in Baghdad to press Iraqi leaders as i...

BAGHDAD: US secretary of state John Kerry landed in Baghdad on Monday to press Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to form a more inclusive government in response... read more »

Israel kills Palestinian teen in escalating West Bank a...

HEBRON, West Bank: Israeli troops killed a Palestinian teenager in the occupied West Bank on Friday and arrested 25 people, pursuing a weeklong crackdown... read more »

Militants launch attack on north Baghdad

BAGHDAD: Iraqi officials say militants have launched an attack on a Sunni-dominated city north of Baghdad, killing seven members of the security forces and... read more »

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GST council eases rules:a pain Reliever Certainly,however GST no ...

Has the slew of adjustments in the goods and offerings Tax (GST) regime okayed all through the twenty second assembly of the gst council on friday made it an awesome and simple tax? has it ironed... read more »

gst council proclaims remedy for exporters, e-wall...

The GST council in its twenty second meeting on friday announced a slew of relief for exporters, some of whom are going through working capital... read more »

petrol, diesel prices today (october 7): check out cost...

Petrol fees and diesel prices today were little changed as compared to friday’s fees. presently, petrol costs and diesel quotes are revised on a each... read more »

Diwali has come Early because of changes in GST rules, ...

Dwarka:on a two-day visit to Gujarat that heads for elections later this yr, top minister narendra modi today stated the adjustments made to the products and... read more »

Prime Minister Narendra Modi begins tour of poll-bound ...

The Top Minister will lay basis stones for diverse schemes and tasks really worth about ₹8,300 crore at 5 locations in 3 areas of the ballot -certain... read more »

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Merkel insists German-U.S. ties should not be put at risk

Merkel insists German-U.S. ties should not be put at risk

BERLIN – German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday stressed the importance of the German-U.S. alliance, adding that an ongoing debate on whether to grant Edward Snowden asylum must not hamper... read more »

Multiple gun fired outside Garden State Plaza in New Jersey shopping centre .

Multiple gun fired outside Garden State Plaza in N...

A shopping centre in the US state of New Jersey has been evacuated after multiple shots were heard, with some people locked down inside stores. Some... read more »

US to continue support Egypt’s regime: Kerry

US to continue support Egypt's regime: Kerry

Cairo – US Secretary of State John Kerry, during his first visit to Egypt since the ouster of former president Mohamed Morsi, confirmed Sunday that his... read more »

For Edward Snowden, no clemency: Top US lawmakers

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

Washington – Senior American lawmakers said today that intelligence leaker Edward Snowden should not be given clemency by the United States following... read more »

John Kerry arrives in Middle East to fix ties

John Kerry arrives in Middle East to fix ties

London – US Secretary of State John Kerry has reportedly arrived in the Middle East to repair ties with the nation’s long-standing ally. The US... read more »

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Politics

Could have acted against Deshmukh, Shinde in Adarsh scam: Prithvi...

Mumbai: Just a day before the Maharashtra Assembly elections, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan has triggered a controversy. In his interview to a daily, the Congress leader admitted that he failed... read more »

Treatment meted out to diplomat unacceptable: Shashi Tharoor

Congress cracks whip on Shashi Tharoor, removes hi...

Taking a dim view of Shashi Tharoor’s praise of Narendra Modi and his appreciation of the “Swachh Bharat” campaign, the Congress... read more »

Hinduism is ‘global heritage’, not ancestra...

New Delhi: Quite vocal about his views on Hinduism, the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh’s chief Mohan Bhagwat has said that for Indians... read more »

‘Mr Modi, I Will Rule From a Village, not Jail...

Court orders ED to attach Chautala's flat

t a rally in Rohtak, Mr Chautala responded to PM Modi’s barb that if he won, he would have to rule from jail. “Modi says I will take oath and rule... read more »

Narendra Modi promises to transform ‘scam Haryana...

Promising to transform “scam Haryana to skill Haryana”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked the people of the state to elect a BJP government... read more »

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Sci - Tech

Google acquires security firm Impermium with Indian connection

Google acquires security firm Impermium with Indian connection

Google has acquired a three-year-old security firm Impermium with two Indian Co-founders – Vish Ramarao and Naveen Jamal. It has offices in Banglore and California. The acquisition has been... read more »

Google develops contact lens glucose monitor

Google unveiled on Thursday a contact lens that monitors glucose levels in tears, a potential reprieve for millions of diabetics who have to jab... read more »

Nokia Android smartphone still in the works

Nokia Android smartphone still in the works

Nokia may not be giving up on its rumored Android phone after all, that is if new photos posted online are to be believed. The new images were posted on... read more »

Google links social network contacts to Gmail

Google links social network contacts to Gmail

Google will now suggest Google+ connections as recipients when you are composing a new email Google has announced a new integration between its social... read more »

Yahoo acquires ‘intelligent homescreen’ sta...

Yahoo acquires 'intelligent homescreen' startup Aviate

Washington – Yahoo has acquired Aviate, a startup whose technology brings information to mobile home screens from a user’s Android apps. CEO... read more »

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South Asia

Bangladesh: Does it really matter that Khaleda Zia is not contesting elections

Bangladesh: Does it really matter that Khaleda Zia is not contest...

Dhaka – December 2, 2013 was the last date for the filing of nominations for the tenth parliamentary elections being held on January 5, 2014. The BNP, which had declared its intention of not... read more »

Indian dam will affect Neelum-Jhelum project: Pakistan

Don’t talk of war with India: Pakistani dail...

Islamabad – With tension along the Indian border abating, “all talks of war” should! be avoided, said a Pakistani daily... read more »

Nelson Mandela’s funeral to be held Dec 15

Mukherjee, 52 other leaders to attend Mandela-linked memorial events

Johannesburg – The South African government announced Fri! day that the country’s former president Nelson Mandela’s funeral will be held Dec... read more »

Nepal to deploy security force at customs points

Nepal to allow private investment in power transmission

Kathmandu – Amid rising complaints from the private sector about feeble security situation and cases of anomalies at customs points, the Nepal... read more »

Pak’s new army chief Gen Raheel has no presence o...

Pak's new army chief Gen Raheel has no presence on Facebook, Twitter

Islamabad – Pakistan’s new Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif does not maintain any account on Facebook and Twitter. Director... read more »

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Aditya Patel leads LMS Cup after podium finish

Indian racing driver Aditya Patel enjoyed a successful weekend in the Audi R8 LMS Cup championship with top-10 finishes, including a second place, in the three races run here at the Penbay... read more »

‘Sweeper’ boxer Krishna Rout seeks a j...

Former national boxer Krishna Rout, who has been cleaning open drains for the past 15 years as a temporary worker of Howrah Municipal Corporation,... read more »

Bubba Watson to paint over Confederate flag on ”D...

Golfer Bubba Watson says he will paint a U.S. flag over the contentious Confederate battle banner on his “General Lee” Dodge Charger from the hit... read more »

Belgium thrash India 4-0 to reach final of Hockey World...

The Indian men’ s hockey team suffered a 0-4 loss at the hands of the aggressive Belgium side as they succumbed to pressure in the semi-final of the... read more »

KCR writes to PM Modi, calls for Jwala Gutta to be incl...

Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao, also known as KCR, wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday, urging him to include the names of top... read more »

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Travel

Hoteliers worried about prospects in festive season

Hoteliers worried about prospects in festive season

Mumbai – With Christmas and New Year round the corner, hotels and restaurants in the western region are worried about their prospects in the festive season for a variety of reasons, including... read more »

Holiday office parties may do more harm than good

Holiday office parties may do more harm than good

Washington – A new study has found that office holiday bashes, which are thrown with the intention of promoting team unity, leave members of... read more »

Dubai aims to be world’s most sustainable city by...

Dubai aims to be world's most sustainable city by 2020

Abu Dhabi – Dubai aims to become one of the top ten sustainable cities in the world by 2020, when the city hosts the World Expo event. Hussain Nasser... read more »

New underwater hotel lets guests sleep with Nemo

New underwater hotel lets guests sleep with Nemo

A new underwater hotel room has opened off the coast of Tanzania for intrepid, adventurous and ocean-loving travelers. Set off Pemba Island, also known as... read more »

Maldives wins best island destination in world award

Maldives wins best island destination in world award

Male – The Maldives has been awarded the title of “World`s Leading Island Destination” at the 2013 World Travel Awards in Qatar, media... read more »

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World

In Saudi Arabia, Donald Trump to use softer language about Islam

President Donald Trump will use his first visit to the Middle East to call for unity in the fight against radicalism in the Muslim world, casting the challenge as a “battle between good and... read more »

North Korea confirms ballistic missile launch, say...

Pyongang on Monday confirmed that it had indeed carried out a test missile launch on Sunday. The missile test, North Korea said, was aimed at... read more »

Donald Trump Is CEO Of The Country, Can Fire Anyone He ...

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif may meet US President Donald Trump in person for the very first time next week at the US, Arab and Islamist Summit in... read more »

10 gunned down near China ‘Belt and Road’ p...

HIGHLIGHTS The attack on the Pakistani labourers took place some 20 kilometres from the emerging port city of Gwadar Gwadar’s deep-water port is the... read more »

Pak International Airlines to suspend Mumbai-Karachi fl...

MUMBAI: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), which operates a weekly flight between Mumbai and Karachi, will suspend its service from May 11. The national... read more »

Supreme Court Pulls Assam Government on deportation of illegal Migrants

The Supreme Court on Wednesday came down hard on the Assam government and said that it was not treating the issue of deportation of illegal migrants seriously enough. “This has gone too... read more »

The Best Weekend Getaways from Hyderabad

The technology hub of India and the joint capital of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad is quite fascinating in itself. With its rich heritage, architectural splendor, and iconic... read more »

Priyanka Gandhi Thrash Modi In Her First Election Speech: “Hatred Being Spread”...

Lashing out Modi & Amit Shah on there home turf in her first Election speach Priyanka Gandhi says “This country is made on the foundations of love, harmony & brotherhood,... read more »

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... read more »

“Thief Returned Papers”: P Chidambaram’s Dig Ov...

Taking a swipe at Attorney General KK Venugopal’s fresh remark on Rafale documents, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram said today that from “stolen documents” they became... read more »