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‘Modi not fit to be PM’ Mayawati Attacks Again

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati launched a fresh attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday, calling him “totally unfit” for the country’s top job and stressing that he should not get another term in office. In a statement released on Wednesday, Mayawati... read more »

Blast near shrine in Pakistan, nine dead...

Blast near shrine in Pakistan, nine dead: police

At least nine people were killed by a blast targeting a security checkpoint outside a major Sufi shrine in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore on Wednesday, officials said. The blast, one day after the beginning of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, took place close to the Data Darbar, one of the... read more »

Review Your Health Insurance Policy Befo...

Review Your Health Insurance Policy Before It’s Too Late

‘Change’ is the basic nature of life, as it keeps changing. With a change in everything, our insurance requirements also keep changing through different junctures of our lives. The changes in life may be changes in family composition, in expenses and income, liabilities and assets and what... read more »

Friday Prayers To Be Broadcast, 2-Minute...

Friday Prayers To Be Broadcast, 2-Minute Silence: New Zealand PM

The bodies of victims from New Zealand’s mosques mass shooting were carried in open caskets on the shoulders of mourners into a large tent at Christchurch’s Memorial Park Cemetery on Wednesday – the first burials of the 50 victims. Wrapped in white cloth, the bodies were laid to... read more »

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Two killed, 29 injured in Libyan clashes

Two killed, 29 injured in Libyan clashes

Tripoli – At least two people were killed and 29 injured as deadly clashes erupted here Friday night between local militia and a brigade from Misrata city, a security official said. The... read more »

Mohamed Morsi 'steadfast' in jail, says wife

Mohamed Morsi ‘steadfast’ in jail, say...

London – The wife of toppled Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi visited him in jail and said he is ‘steadfast’. Naglaa Ali was one... read more »

South Africa against trial of sitting leaders

South Africa against trial of sitting leaders

Cape Town – South African President Jacob Zuma said Wednesday that sitting African heads of state should not stand trial. “What we are guarding... read more »

Nigerian President wants emergency rule extended for 6 ...

Nigerian President wants emergency rule extended for 6 months

Abuja – Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan today asked legislators to extend for another six months the state of emergency in three northeastern... read more »

Gaddafi’s son demands trail in Zintan, not Tripol...

Gaddafi's son demands trail in Zintan, not Tripoli

Tripoli – Saif al-Islam, the second son of slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, has demanded he be tried in the western city of Zintan rather than... read more »

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China Develops Laser System Against Drones

Chinese engineers have successfully tested a laser weapon that can shoot down low-flying, slow-moving drones, state media reported Tuesday. The Low Altitude Sentinel system can detect a small... read more »

9 killed in landslides in southwest China

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

Six killed in China bus accident

Beijing: At least six people were killed and 40 injured Monday when a passenger bus overturned in China`s Shanghai city. The accident occurred on a road... read more »

Israel beefs up security in East Jerusalem

JERUSALEM : Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that security forces have been increased significantly in East Jerusalem to prevent further... read more »

Nepal bus crash kills 14

KATHMANDU: An overloaded bus plunged down a hill in central Nepal on Friday, killing at least 14 people including three foreigners, police said.   The... read more »

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Dr Reddy’s settles patent litigation on Kuvan tablets

he California-based BioMarin Pharmaceutical has entered into a settlement agreement with Dr Reddy’s Laboratories to resolve patent litigation in the US regarding Kuvan, the former’s... read more »

Tata Steel raises Rs 4,000 cr via non-core asset s...

Tata Steel has raised more than Rs 4,100 crore through the sale of non-core assets so far this fiscal as part of efforts to strengthen its balance... read more »

L&T Finance Holdings to get Rs 708 cr from Bain Ca...

L&T Finance Holdings , the subsidiary of engineering & construction major Larsen & Toubro, will get Rs 708 crore from Bain Capital by issuing... read more »

Why ONGC, Oil India Are Likely to Come Under Pressure

Shares of ONGC and Oil India are likely to come under pressure from October 1 as natural gas prices in India may fall below $4.2 per mmBtu (million British... read more »

Hiring activity up 13% in August, says Naukri survey

Washington - A new study has suggested that more mid-life job stress means more health problems during old age. The research from Finland found that both physical and mental job strain were linked to illness later in life, Fox News reported. Mental job strain is generally a result of tight deadlines, high demands and having little control over one’s work, while physical strain includes sweating, breathlessness and muscle strain. Lead researcher Mikaela von Bonsdorff explained that occasional feelings of job strain are not necessarily a bad thing, but persistent high job strain has been identified as a health hazard. The new findings come from a study of more than 5,000 middle-aged Finnish public sector employees who were initially surveyed about stress at work in 1981.The researchers combined that information with data from national hospital records spanning the next 28 years. It was found that with higher strain in midlife, days in the hospital for both men and women tended to increase, especially for physical strain, but for mental strain, the link was only clear among men.

In what can be seen as a reason for optimism among job seekers, hiring activity has increased 13 per cent in August 2015 against the same month last year, a... read more »

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8 killed in floods after typhoon hits China

8 killed in floods after typhoon hits China

Eight people were killed and over 1,000 students were trapped in floods after rainstorms in several areas in China triggered by typhoon Haiyan. Two people have died and four remain missing after a... read more »

China on high alert as super typhoon hits coast

China on high alert as super typhoon hits coast

Beijing – China Sunday issued a red alert, the highest alert in its warning system, for super typhoon ‘Haiyan’ that brought heavy... read more »

China to discuss key economic reforms in `secret` Third...

China to discuss key economic reforms in `secret` Third Plenum

London – China is all set for a four-day meeting, called Third Plenum, to discuss significant economic reforms for the next decade. The areas expected... read more »

China rebuts US’ accusation of cyber attacks

China rebuts US' accusation of cyber attacks

Beijing – While rubbishing the US accusation that the Chinese military was carrying out cyber attacks, the Chinese government Thursday urged the US to... read more »

China urges flexibility on Iran nuclear talks in Geneva

China urges US to respect air defence zone

Beijing – China Thursday called on parties concerned to adopt a flexible and pragmatic approach, as they began a new round of talks on the Iran nuclear... read more »

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Steven Smith blames ‘Spidercam’ after dropping KL Rah...

What is a bird’s-eye view worth? That’s the question television executives and cricket officials were confronted with after a camera suspended above the field distracted Australia... read more »

Yuvraj or no Yuvraj, it’s time to back Team ...

India’s World Cup squad announcement turned into ‘Campaign Yuvraj’ 48 hours before the selection meeting, with emotional fans... read more »

Sachin Tendulkar cooks ‘Baingan Bharta’ in ...

New Delhi: Retired cricketer Sachin Tendulkar tried his culinary skills in Mussoorie on New Year. He prepared Baingan Bharta for his friends and updated it on... read more »

India captain Virat Kohli will probably be aggressive c...

Having featured regularly in war of words with new India captain Virat Kohli in the ongoing test series, Australia fast bowler Mitchell Johnson believes the... read more »

Mike Hussey clueless about MS Dhoni recommending him as...

Former Australia cricketer Michael Hussey has said he is surprised by reports claiming that Mahendra Singh Dhoni had suggested his name to replace Duncan... read more »

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IDBI Bank to raise Rs. 1,200-cr fresh capital through QIP

IDBI Bank to raise Rs. 1,200-cr fresh capital through QIP

State-run IDBI Bank on Saturday said it will raise up to Rs. 1,200 crore through institutional placement of shares. The bank needs an additional Rs. 3,000 this fiscal, of which Rs. 1,800 crore will... read more »

OVL half-yearly net profit grows over 14.4 percent

OVL half-yearly net profit grows over 14.4 percent

New Delhi – ONGC Videsh (OVL), the overseas arm of state-run explorer Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC), Wednesday posted a 14.37 percent... read more »

SBI Q2 profit falls 33%

SBI Q2 profit falls 33%

State Bank of India (SBI), the country’s largest lender, on Wednesday posted a 33 per cent drop in net profit at Rs 3,072.77 crore for the quarter ended... read more »

IITF begins Nov 14 with partner country Japan

IITF begins Nov 14 with partner country Japan

New Delhi – The 33rd India International Trade Fair (IITF) is all set to begin Thursday at the Pragati Maidan with Japan as partner country. This !... read more »

RBI imposes further restrictions on import of gold

RBI says tapering effect on economy to be limited

Mumbai – The Reserve Bank of India has imposed more curbs on gold imports. In a notification issued on Monday, the central bank said any authorisation... read more »

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Tech, science education crucial to tackling food insecurity, pove...

Good technology and science education is the key to achieving food security, poverty alleviation, and community development in rural areas of South Africa, according to local mobile laboratory... read more »

The Future Of Online Education : 2014

This interview is one in a series produced by the Skoll World Forum with the participation of today’s leading thinkers and innovators in... read more »

IIT-Kanpur sets up department of earth sciences

KANPUR -The administration of Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur created a new department named Department of Earth Sciences. This had been recommended by... read more »

Obama Announces Nearly $3 Billion in Education Technolo...

President Barack Obama on Tuesday announced nearly $3 billion in commitments from the Federal Communications Commission and several private technology... read more »

Indian-Americans save most for children’s educati...

Indian-Americans, the highest earning segment among the multicultural groups in the US, save much of their higher household income for their children’s... read more »

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‘India’s Got Talent’ winner Manik Paul’s next stop is Bollywood...

He lost his father in a terrorist attack and was brought up by his mother through earnings from a tea stall. Manik Paul, winner of the sixth season of reality TV show “India’s Got Talent”,... read more »

Pritam took 6 months break before signing ‘B...

Pritam, the music director of ‘ Bajrangi Bhaijaan’, confessed that he took a 6 month break, and didn’t feel like working on movies... read more »

Jason Statham Will Reprise His Role As Deckard Shaw For...

The Fast and The Furious film franchise will be returning with “Furious 8” and Jason Statham is included in the cast list. “Furious 7″... read more »

Miss Tanakpur Haazir Ho

The genre of satire has always existed in Bollywood. Be it religious satire or political satire, Bollywood has seen almost everything. This week’s release... read more »

‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’: What makes it a ‘hatke...

2002 hit-and-run case: Prosecution to examine 64 witnesses against Bollywood actor Salman Khan

Harshaali Malhotra has been missing from the promotional events of Bajrangi Bhaijaan. While the reason behind the same is being speculated, reports suggest... read more »

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UK cabinet banned from using iPads in `sensitive` meetings over `bugging` fears

UK cabinet banned from using iPads in `sensitive` meetings over `...

London – British cabinet ministers have reportedly been banned from using iPads during top government meetings over fears that Chinese, Russian, Iranian and Pakistani spies may have bugged... read more »

Five arrested over French journalists' slayings in Mali

Five arrested over French journalists’ slayi...

Bamako – Police have arrested five people in northern Mali for the murder of two French journalists, Ghislaine Dupont and Claude Verlon,... read more »

UK to scrap `paid-visa` rule for `high-risk` Indians

UK to scrap `paid-visa` rule for `high-risk` Indians

Tokyo – The UK is reportedly planning to scrap the recommendation of demanding cash bond of 4,800 dollars from visitors belonging to six ‘high-risk’... read more »

World War II bomb defused in German city

World War II bomb defused in German city

Berlin – Bomb experts defused a 1,800-kg bomb from World War II Sunday in the western German city of Dortmund after officials evacuated 20,000... read more »

Proposed Controversial 3000-pound ‘security bond&...

The controversial 3,000-pound “security bond” for some “high-risk” foreign visitors to the U.K., including those from India, is to be scrapped, the... read more »

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Ethnic communities of Manipur celebrate Mera Hou Chongba Festival

Ethnic communities of Manipur celebrate Mera Hou Chongba Festival

Imphal – In an endeavor to strengthen brotherhood and unity among various tribes and communities in the region, ‘Mera Hou Chongba’ festival was recently celebrated in Manipur. A large... read more »

Artists from northeast showcase their talent in Agra

Artists from northeast showcase their talent in Ag...

Agra – Artists from northeastern states recently took part in the 10th All India Drama and Dance Festival in Agra. The five-day long festival,... read more »

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World’s first glow in the dark ice cream created in Bristol

World’s first glow in the dark ice cream created in Bristol

London – A Bristol inventor has created the world’s first glow in the dark ice cream using a synthesised version of the protein, which is responsible for making the jellyfish light... read more »

Top 20 foods for beautiful skin

Top 20 foods for beautiful skin

Whatever you eat not only reflect on your body but also on your beautiful skin. The healthier foods you consume the better and beautiful skin you... read more »

Fermented drink made from tea `Kombucha` new super reme...

Fermented drink made from tea `Kombucha` new super remedy for gut health

New York – Kombucha, an alcohol-free fermented beverage made from tea, might just be the next big thing in probiotics. Eric and Jessica Childs, who... read more »

Now, beer flavoured ice cream becomes ultimate comfort ...

Now, beer flavoured ice cream becomes ultimate comfort food

London – An expert has come up with the ultimate comfort food for adults – beer ice cream – which is ice cream flavoured with beer. The beer ice... read more »

Vitamin D supplements not linked to kidney stone risk

Vitamin D supplements not linked to kidney stone risk

Washington – Some previous studies led to a concern that vitamin D supplementation could increase an individual’s risk of developing kidney... read more »

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Champions League: Pep Guardiola defends Bayern Munich possession ...

Pep Guardiola defended Bayern Munich’s possession football in the wake of their Champions League defeat at Real Madrid. Bayern had 72 per cent of the ball at the Bernabeu – and 80% in... read more »

Cristiano Ronaldo set to return as Real Madrid fac...

Madrid: World Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo looks set to make his comeback from injury for Real Madrid when Bayern Munich visit the Santiago... read more »

Liverpool boosts title hopes with win over Manchster Ci...

Liverpool have taken a huge stride towards the Premier League title with an enthralling 3-2 home win against Manchester City on Sunday. Liverpool’s 10th... read more »

ISL owners: All you need to know

Ranbir Kapoor & Bimal Parekh A keen follower of football and an avid fan of Barcelona, Ranbir doesn’t miss out on a game of football in his free... read more »

Wayne Rooney ruled out of rest of season with toe injur...

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has reportedly been ruled out for the rest of the season with a toe injury. Rooney, who recently signed on a new... read more »

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Gold & Metals

Barrick Gold Corp. posts big loss, slashes gold reserves

Barrick Gold Corp, the world’s largest gold miner, reported a big fourth-quarter loss on Thursday as it took a hefty impairment charge, cut its gold reserve estimate by 26 percent and said... read more »

China’s gold demand surges, tops 1,000 tonne...

China’s gold consumption jumped 41 percent in 2013 to exceed 1,000 tonnes for the first time, an industry body said on Monday, as a sharp... read more »

Gold futures rise 0.49% today to Rs. 28,790 per 10 gram...

New Delhi – Gold futures rose 0.49 per cent today to Rs. 28,790 per 10 grams as speculators enlarged their positions, driven by a firming trend in the... read more »

Gold price rises for 3rd day; up Rs 300 at Rs 30,700

New Delhi: Extending gains for the third day, gold prices rose by Rs 300 to Rs 30,700 per ten gram in the national capital Tuesday on sustained buying by... read more »

Gold prices falling most in six weeks lead precious-met...

No plans to roll back gold import curbs: FM P. Chidambaram

Gold  and silver  tumbled the most in six weeks as signs of faster U.S. economic growth fueled bets that the Federal Reserve will keep cutting stimulus.... read more »

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Health & Fitness

Older people should walk 20 mins daily

A new study has revealed that older people can increase their quality of life with just little mobility, that could include 20 minutes walk per day. The Lifestyle Interventions and Independence for... read more »

Fitness lowers death risk in the elderly

A new study has revealed that aged people, who have high blood pressure, can decrease their death risk with moderate fitness. Charles Faselis, M.D,... read more »

Junk food before falling pregnant raises premature birt...

A junk food diet high in fat, sugar and takeaway foods before conceiving a child is linked to a 50 increased risk of giving birth prematurely, a study has... read more »

How obese women can avoid heart risk

Researchers have suggested that for otherwise healthy middle-aged women who are overweight or obese, physical activity may be their best option for avoiding... read more »

Volunteering can count as a workout, too

The night before the Nike Women’s Half Marathon, I laid out critical supplies for the next day: moisture-wicking clothes, sneakers and a couple of granola... read more »

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Gold prices fall on subdued demand, global cues

Gold prices fell by Rs. 10 to Rs. 28,650 per 10 grams in the national capital on Friday on decline in demand for the metal at prevailing levels amid a weak global trend. However, silver continued... read more »

Gold futures down at Rs 27,667 per 10 gm

Gold prices fell 0.3 per cent to Rs 27,667 per 10 grams at the futures trade today amid a weak trend overseas and profit-booking by speculators. On... read more »

Gold futures down at Rs 27,667 per 10 gm

Gold prices fell 0.3 per cent to Rs 27,667 per 10 grams at the futures trade today amid a weak trend overseas and profit-booking by speculators. On the Multi... read more »

Gold futures down 0.10% on weak global cues, profit-boo...

NEW DELHI: Gold prices fell 0.10 per cent to Rs 27,641 per 10 grams in futures trade today amid a weak trend overseas and profit-booking by speculators. At... read more »

Five reasons why gold may plunge to below Rs 24,000 per...

MUMBAI: ‘Invest in gold’ is not a buzz-word anymore as the yellow metal has corrected in the international market after a 12-year bull-run. Once... read more »

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6 Signs she is definitely cheating on you

Sometimes suspicion and mistrust can ruin your relationship with your girlfriend. But if the matter is serious and the nagging suspicion is impossible to ignore, here are few steps to figure out if... read more »

Cancer: Breaking the bad news to patients

For Dr Ranjana Srivastava, who began working as an oncologist in Australia 10 years ago, breaking the news to patients suffering from cancer is part... read more »

New drug combo therapy may treat malaria in children

A new drug combination therapy may help treat malaria in children, a new study has found. Artemisinin-naphthoquine drug-combo should be considered for the... read more »

Include pumpkin in your diet to lose weight

To utilize pumpkin as a weight loss food, you will need to substitute it for a food in your diet that is higher in calories. Take for instance, if you are... read more »

Recipe: Mutton stew

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

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Middle East

Egypt’s Sisi sweeps to victory in presidential vote

CAIRO: Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the general who toppled Egypt’s first freely elected leader, swept to victory in a presidential election, provisional results showed on Thursday, joining a long... read more »

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg faces IPO lawsuit over misleading investors

Iran denies Facebook CEO summoned to court

TEHRAN: An Iranian prosecutor has denied reports that a local judge ordered Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg to appear in court to answer... read more »

In pointed moves, Pope prays at Bethlehem wall, invites...

BETHLEHEM (West Bank): Pope Francis made a surprise stop on Sunday at the wall Palestinians abhor as a symbol of Israeli oppression, and later invited... read more »

One dead in Istanbul as anti-government protests flare

ISTANBUL: One person was dead and about 10 others were injured in Istanbul during violent clashes between police and protesters, officials said, in the latest... read more »

25 killed in Yemen army clashes with Shia rebels

SANAA: Eleven Yemeni soldiers and 14 Shia Huthi rebels were killed on Tuesday during clashes in a stronghold of the insurgents in the north of the country,... read more »

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Once done with chest thumping, explain how China built road in Do...

Questioning Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the road construction by the Chinese in Doklam, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi asked the PM if he was done “thumping” his chest. The development... read more »

Five restrictions imposed on VK Sasikala during pa...

Imprisoned AIADMK leader Sasikala Natarajan who was convicted earlier this year by the Supreme Court in a disproportionate assets case, was granted... read more »

FIFA U-17 World Cup: We Have A Small Percentage Of Winn...

Rank-outsiders India may have a “small percentage” of winning their tournament opener in the FIFA U-17 World Cup against what he expects to be an... read more »

GST council meet underway: 6 major announcements we can...

After months of rolling out the Goods and Services Tax Bill (GST), the government may modify some rules that might cheer the small and medium businesses. As... read more »

Mumbai: Top CA Nilesh Vikamsey’s Daughter Pallavi...

MUMBAI: A budding lawyer, Pallavi Vikamsey, 20, has died after falling off a local train at Currey Road station on Wednesday evening. Pallavi is the daughter... read more »

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North America

Obama's balancing act in Iraq

Obama’s balancing act in Iraq

WASHINGTON – U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday received Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki at the White House, as the latter is seeking U.S. arms and assistance to bolster his... read more »

Kerry admits some US surveillance operations go 'too far'

Kerry admits some US surveillance operations go &#...

Washington – US Secretary of State John Kerry has admitted that some US surveillance actions went “too far” after Washington came... read more »

US secretary of state to visit Egypt Sunday

US secretary of state to visit Egypt Sunday

Cairo – US Secretary of State John Kerry will visit Egypt Sunday for the first time since the ouster of Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi in early July,... read more »

Snowden seeks international help to persuade US to drop...

Snowden seeks international help to persuade US to drop espionage charges against him

Wellington – NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has reportedly sought international help in a bid to persuade the US to drop its espionage charges leveled... read more »

Strauss-Kahn’s lawyer signs ‘Don’t To...

Strauss-Kahn's lawyer signs 'Don't Touch My Whore' petition

Washington – French politician Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s lawyer has signed the petition titled “Don’t Touch My Whore,” which... read more »

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Politics

If there is Modi wave, why BJP has called PM for rallies: Sena

Taking a dig at former ally Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for announcing that Narendra Modi would hold poll rallies in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday said the Prime... read more »

Mamata wants guv’s say in judges’ appointment

New Delhi : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee wants the Centre to clearly mention in National Judicial Appointments Bill that the Governor... read more »

Lone Sena minister Anant Geete to quit Union Cabinet

Anant Geete, Shiv Sena’s lone memberin the Union Cabinet, will resign, party chief Uddhav Thackeray said at Mumbai on Monday, four days after the split... read more »

BJP, Sena still in talks; alliance hangs by the thread

The high drama over seat sharing in Maharashtra seems far from over, with both the BJP and the Shiv Sena saying on Thursday that the talks between them were... read more »

Shiv Sena, BJP horses are unstoppable, says Saamana

Saamna, which is the official mouthpiece of the BJP has also become all sweetness and light towards the BJP. An editorial in the newspaper today said the... read more »

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Sci - Tech

Journo adopter says Google Glass is `doomed` for 2014

Journo adopter says Google Glass is `doomed` for 2014

Washington, Jan. 3 (ANI): A tech journalist and an early adopter of Google Glass has reportedly given his verdict that the highly-anticipated wearable computing device is set to be ‘doomed’ for... read more »

Russia’s dual-screen YotaPhone ‘kind o...

Washington – A Russian company has developed a dual screen smartphone called the YotaPhone. The phone comes with all the features, but on the... read more »

eBay likely to launch own virtual currency

Washington –  Online commerce site eBay’s PayPal has reportedly filed a patent application that hints to a possible launch of its own virtual... read more »

NSA racing to build `mother of all encryption breaker` ...

NSA racing to build `mother of all encryption breaker` quantum computer

Washington –  The US’ National Security Agency is reportedly aiming to build a quantum computer that could break any and every type of encryption... read more »

Snapchat unapologetic for 4.6mn user phone number leak ...

Washington – Snapchat is reportedly not sorry for the recent breach of data of around 4.6million of its users that exposed their phone numbers and... read more »

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South Asia

Kashmir can trigger fourth war with India: Sharif

Kashmir can trigger fourth war with India: Sharif

Islamabad – Kashmir is “a flashpoint and can trigger a fourth war” with India, Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said, adding that he would push for early settlement of the... read more »

Sharif warns delaying Kashmir dispute could lead to war with India

Sharif warns delaying Kashmir dispute could lead t...

Islamabad – Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has warned that failure to resolve the Kashmir dispute with India could lead to a fourth war... read more »

India, China emerging as more important US allies: Surv...

India, China emerging as more important US allies: Survey

Washington – While growing numbers of Americans believe th! at US global power and prestige are in decline, top foreign policy experts think China and... read more »

Pak army’s new leader takes over

Pak army’s new leader takes over

The new leader of Pakistan’s army took office Friday, amid the country’s struggle against militants and ahead of next year’s withdrawal of international... read more »

Raheel Sharif takes over Pakistan Army command

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

Islamabad – General Raheel Sharif formally assumed the command of the Pakistan Army Friday, two days after Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif picked him to... read more »

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William sisters opt out of doubles

Sisters Serena and Venus Williams, who have won the doubles title five times, withdrew from the Wimbledon women’s doubles on Tuesday. No immediate reason has been given for the duo’s... read more »

Rahane wishes to emulate Dhoni’s calmness, V...

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

USA reach Women’s World Cup final after 2-0 win o...

The United States women’s football team reached their fourth World Cup final after defeating two-time champions Germany 2-0 in Montreal. Following a... read more »

Wimbledon action keeps Amdavadis busy

With zero cricket action, most Amdavadis have a respite of sorts with Wimbledon action going on in London. It was easy passage for tops seeds Roger Federer,... read more »

Vijender is a natural, can go a long way

Nearly two decades ago, when the famous British boxing promoter Frank Maloney (now Kellie Maloney since his sex change in 2014) came calling, looking for an... read more »

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Travel

Tamil Nadu's proud of its heritage

Tamil Nadu’s proud of its heritage

The state not only houses a great collection of artefacts in its various mesuems, but UNESCO has recognized some of the sites here as having cultural and heritage importance. As of last year, five... read more »

Tips to make holidays more joyful revealed

Tips to make holidays more joyful revealed

Washington – While for many holidays are a time to rejoice and have fun, for some people it is a time of stress, loneliness, anxiety and... read more »

Best ways to fight jetlag revealed

Best ways to fight jetlag revealed

Beijing – A leading travel search site has revealed what methods that passengers prefer to fight jetlag. The survey by Tianxun.cn found that some... read more »

New holiday rental site to allow search based on attrac...

New holiday rental site to allow search based on attractiveness

Melbourne – A new holiday rental site has been launched which allows users to search for guests and hosts based on their attractiveness. Josh Bocanegra,... read more »

How to board planes the right way revealed

How to board planes the right way revealed

Melbourne – The airlines have always used the wrong way, when it comes to boarding the passengers on the plane, a study suggests. While some prefer to... read more »

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World

NATO Troops Reach Kunduz to Support Afghan Forces

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN: NATO said Wednesday its special forces have reached Kunduz to support Afghan troops after the Taliban seized the northern city, repelled a counter-attack and advanced on the... read more »

Hajj Stampede: Saudi Arabia police say 1,100 photo...

Saudi Arabia today said the nearly 1,100 photos distributed to foreign diplomats to help identify nationals who have died in the hajj are from the... read more »

US whistleblower Snowden draws crowd with Twitter debut

dward Snowden has come in from the cold – on Twitter. Snowden, a former National Security Agency contractor who leaked details about the US... read more »

John Kerry asks Nawaz Sharif to take action against LeT...

San Jose: US Secretary of State John Kerry has asked Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to take action against terrorist groups like Pakistan-based... read more »

Dalai Lama remains at Mayo Clinic for evaluation, cance...

Rochester: The Dalai Lama remains at Minnesota’s Mayo Clinic after canceling his US appearances for the month of October. A Mayo spokeswoman confirmed... read more »

“This Govt’s Job is to Disappear Things” says Rahul Gandhi on ‘Rafale stolen d...

Congress president Rahul Gandhi Thursday stepped up his attack at the Centre a day after Attorney General K K Venugopal told the Supreme Court that documents related to the Rafale fighter... read more »

Congress says no to tie-up, Kejriwal Responds “Congress Helping BJP”

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

7 Smart Kurti Styling Tips for Short Women

A woman should always dress to be remembered, not simply to be noticed ergo should always give their best. Sometimes short women are shy to wear a few dresses they like because their... read more »

Elections 2019: AAP not to tie-up with Congress, declares candidates for 6 of 7 seats in D...

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

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

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

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