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Rahul Gandhi promises a national free medicine scheme
Will fight BJP, RSS with 10 times more v...

Will fight BJP, RSS with 10 times more vigour: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi said today he had quit as Congress president and had left it to his party to find a successor soon, taking responsibility for a second straight national election defeat. “Accountability is critical for the future growth of our party. It is for this reason that I have resigned as... read more »

Facebook says it’s ‘working’ to resolve ...

Facebook says it’s ‘working’ to resolve outages across WhatsApp, Instagram...

Facebook Inc said on Wednesday an issue with uploading or sending media files on its apps and platforms has been resolved. Earlier in the day, many users globally were not able to send and receive images, videos and other files over its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram, and... read more »

Ahead of Meeting With PM Modi, Trump Say...

Ahead of Meeting With PM Modi, Trump Says India’s Tariff Hike Unaccep...

A day before Donald Trump meets Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Japan, the US President said he looked forward to speaking with Modi about a recent increase in its already high tariffs against the United States. Taking to Twitter, Trump said: “I look forward to... read more »

Claim Settlement of Life Insurance Compa...

Claim Settlement of Life Insurance Companies – Everything You did not...

We live in a country where there is no social security cover. Therefore, purchasing a life insurance plan becomes the only option for securing your family’s future financial security. The primary purpose of buying a life insurance plan is that it comes in handy in case of an emergency. It acts... read more »

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Egypt court adjourns trial after defiant Morsi rejects `illegal` proceedings

Egypt holds its breath as Morsy’s trial begins today

Amid threat of a fresh violence, authorities switched the venue for the first day of the trial of former Islamist president Mohamed Morsy, a last-minute change made after the Muslim Brotherhood... read more »

Church stampede in Anambra, Nigeria, ‘kills ...

LAGOS – At least 24 people have been killed and many more injured in a stampede at the end of a religious vigil in eastern Nigeria, officials... read more »

South Africa proposes BRICS youth development strategy

South Africa proposes BRICS youth development strategy

Pretoria – The BRICS National Youth Consultative Forum opened here Friday with host country South Africa proposing the development of a clear BRICS... read more »

South Africa sets deadline for arms scandal probe

South Africa sets deadline for arms scandal probe

Cape Town – South African President Jacob Zuma has set a deadline for a probe into an arms purchase scandal that has plagued the country’s... read more »

10 killed in Nigerian communal clash

10 killed in Nigerian communal clash

Abuja – At least 10 people have been killed in a communal clash in southern Nigeria’s Edo State, military authorities said Wednesday. The incident... read more »

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Hong Kong blocks BBC site after video of police beating is aired

BEIJING — The BBC’s website was blocked in China on Wednesday, hours after a video of Hong Kong police beating and kicking a pro-democracy protester began circulating online. The move appears to... read more »

Turkish jets hit Kurdish rebel targets

ANKARA: Turkish warplanes have struck suspected Kurdish rebel positions in southeastern Turkey, media reports said Tuesday, the first major... read more »

IS jihadists execute Iraqi journalist, 12 other people

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

7 killed in stampede at Imran Khan’s rally in Pak

At least seven people were killed and 40 others wounded in a stampede following a political rally by opposition politician Imran Khan in central Pakistan on... read more »

Former Pak PM Gilani’s son booked for murder

LAHORE: Pakistan’s former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani’s son has been booked in a murder case after his security guard allegedly shot dead a... read more »

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Infosys in Focus on Buzz of Winning Contract for GST Network

Infosys shares edged higher by 0.30 per cent on Monday after reports, citing sources, said the IT major has bagged the contract for building the goods and services tax (GST) network across the... read more »

Govt likely to implement Companies Act fully by Ma...

The Companies Act, 2013, is likely to be implemented fully by March 2016, says president of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI),... read more »

Government Mulls Raising FDI Cap to 100 Percent for DTH...

Government is considering a proposal to raise FDI limits to 100 percent in broadcasting carriage and content services, including DTH and cable networks, aimed... read more »

Larsen & Toubro bags orders worth Rs 1,810 crore

Engineering major Larsen & Toubro (L&T) on Monday said it has bagged orders worth Rs 1,810 crore across various verticals so far in this month. The... read more »

Indian IT companies among world’s worst paymaster...

NEW DELHI: Indian IT companies are among the 10 worst paymasters in the world, says a survey — a mid-level IT manager draws an average salary of $41,213... read more »

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China car attack likely work of discriminated community, not terrorists

China car attack likely work of discriminated community, not terr...

Washington – China has accused a Uighur separatist group for the Monday’s Tiananmen Square car attack, but analysts say it is likely that disgruntled, discriminated people were the ones... read more »

China issues orange alert against Typhoon Krosa

China issues orange alert against Typhoon Krosa

Beijing – China on Saturday upgraded its warning of high waves to orange level, the second-highest warning in its four-tier colour-coded... read more »

China assumes UN security council’s rotating pres...

Man jailed 5 years in China for flight bomb hoaxes

United Nations – China Friday assumed the rotating presidency of the UN Security Council (UNSC) for November. Liu Jieyi, China’s permanent... read more »

East Turkestan movement behind Tiananmen crash claims C...

BEIJING – China’s top security official blamed a little-known militant group for this week’s suicide car crash that killed five people in the heart... read more »

China supports Geneva II conference on Syria

China supports Geneva II conference on Syria

Damascus – China has supported efforts to find a political solution of persisting Syrian crisis and supported the Geneva II conference in this... read more »

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Unwanted record: 9 ducks and Mumbai team all out for just 4 runs!

Mumbai, Dec 26: A cricket team in Mumbai was bowled out for just 4 runs, a record, with 9 of their batsmen getting dismissed without scoring. According to a report in “DNA” newspaper,... read more »

India tour of Australia: Tongue, cheek and Mahendr...

Two of your senior lieutenants in the team have allegedly had a public spat. They’ve been at each other’s throats. One has accused the other of... read more »

Mishbah Will Lead Pakistan in World Cup

Misbah says `playing away from home` taking `psychological toll` on Pak players

KARACHI:  Even though Misbah-ul-Haq is carrying a grade two hamstring injury, the chairman of PCB Shaharyar Khan has made it clear he will lead Pakistan in... read more »

Australia suffer injury scare in Shaun Marsh; batsman g...

Australian batsman Shaun Marsh hit his hand during net-practice for the Boxing Day Test and was led away by the team doctor as the cricketer became the latest... read more »

Bhuvneshwar handed Grade A contract; Yuvraj, Gambhir ge...

Bhuvneshwar Kumar : Series win will lift morale ahead of South Africa tour

The Indian Cricket Board today dropped veterans Gautam Gambhir and Yuvraj Singh from their annual ‘Graded Retainership’ even as UP seamer... read more »

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Economy

Onion prices continue to rule upto Rs 90/kg

Onion prices to come down in next 10 days: Thomas

New Delhi –  Food Minister K V Thomas on Friday said onion prices will come down in the next 10 days with the fresh arrival of domestic and imported stock, while asking the traders not to... read more »

HCL Technologies hits record high; time to exit?

HCL Technologies’ Q1 profit rises 64 percent...

Bangalore – HCL Technologies , India`s No. 4 IT services exporter, beat market expectations with a 64 percent rise in September quarter... read more »

Rupee recovers 23 paise vs dollar in early trade

Rupee recovers 23 paise vs dollar in early trade

The rupee recovered by 23 paise to 61.32 against the dollar in early trade on Tuesday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange following selling of the American... read more »

The Reserve Bank expects 5 to 5.5% growth in current fi...

The Reserve Bank expects 5 to 5.5% growth in current fiscal

The Reserve Bank on Friday said the economy would grow by 5 to 5.5 per cent in the current fiscal, pinning its hopes on good farm output and improved... read more »

Bharti to decide on JV with WalMart in October: Report

Bharti to decide on JV with WalMart in October: Report

WalMart Stores Inc’s India partner, Bharti Enterprises, will take a call on the future of its wholesale joint venture with the US retailer this month,... read more »

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University Teachers’ Association Boycotts Talks on Burma Educatio...

Rangoon – Representatives of Burma’s University Teachers’ Association (UTA) are boycotting talks this week to discuss a government-drafted law that is supposed to free higher education... read more »

Identifying issues: Underlining problems in educat...

Islamabad – The government should address delays in disbursement of funds while increasing allocations for the education sector relative to... read more »

Snobbery about vocational education is denying our chil...

It is comforting to believe that one child’s success need not diminish another’s. In reality, we cannot avoid turning some children into... read more »

Education quality worsens under UPA : Annual Status of ...

Education quality worsens under UPA : Annual Status of Education Report (ASER)

New Delhi – Despite levying a tax to fund education and enacting a law to ensure access to education for all children between the ages of 6 and 14, the... read more »

Texas public education woes

When the Texas Legislature cut $5.4 billion from school coffers in 2011, school districts and other interested parties filed suit claiming that, as a result... read more »

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Entertainment

India bans 50 Shades of Grey even after cutting out the nudity

India’s censor board said Thursday it has blocked the release of Fifty Shades of Grey despite being shown a toned-down version of the erotic movie. The chief executive of the powerful Central... read more »

Sonam prefers good directors over co-actors

Sonam is recovering well: Anil Kapoor

Bollywood actress, Sonam Kapoor, who tested positive for swine flu, is recovering well at Kokilaben hospital in Mumbai. Her father Anil Kapoor... read more »

Patna HC bans release of Mallika Sherawat-starrer ̵...

The Patna High Court on Tuesday banned the release of Mallika Sherawat-starrer Dirty Politics over some objectionable scenes, a government lawyer told... read more »

Badlapur review: Varun Dhawan wins everyone over in 201...

There were plenty of factors riding against Badlapur. Director Sriram Raghavan was coming from the failure of Agent Vinod. Varun Dhawan, the star of... read more »

Kunal Kapoor ties the knot with Amitabh Bachchan’s niec...

Actor Kunal Kapoor tied the knot with fiancee and Amitabh Bachchan’s niece Naina Bachchan at a secret ceremony in Seychelles on Monday (February 9). Kunal... read more »

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Fatal shooting near Athens Golden Dawn office

Fatal shooting near Athens Golden Dawn office

At least two men have been shot dead in a drive-by shooting outside Greece’s Golden Dawn party office in Athens, police said. Two attackers on a motorbike seriously injured one more man in... read more »

Russia to help Greece tackle crisis: Lavrov

Russia to help Greece tackle crisis: Lavrov

Athens – Russia has said it will support Greece’s efforts in overcoming the current economic crisis through further development of... read more »

Hollande most unpopular French president

Hollande most unpopular French president

Paris – A new opinion poll has revealed that Francois Hollande has become France’s most unpopular president on record, Press TV reported... read more »

Greece spied on US ambassadors, says ex-minister

Greece spied on US ambassadors, says ex-minister

Athens – Greece spied on at least two US ambassador, a former Greek foreign affairs minister Theodoros Pangalos revealed Tuesday, amid talks that the... read more »

British PM threatens to act against press over leaks

British PM threatens to act against press over leaks

London – British Prime Minister David Cameron has threatened unspecified action over the Guardian newspaper’s remarkable disclosures of American... read more »

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Football

Robin van Persie backs 'leading man' David Moyes to turn things around for Manchester United

Sunderland v Manchester United

Follow live match commentary of the Capital One Cup semi-final first leg between Sunderland and Manchester United at the Stadium of Light on Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 19.45 GMT 22.01 Well then.... read more »

Football Association of Zambia's football chief wants foreign coach

Football Association of Zambia’s football ch...

Lusaka –  Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) president Kalusha Bwalya wants a foreign coach for the national football team. Bwalya said... read more »

Brazil’s special force to safeguard World Cup

Brazil's special force to safeguard World Cup

Rio De Janeiro –  Brazil has created a special force of 10,000-strong military personnel to ensure that no anti-government protests disrupt this... read more »

Jose Mourinho labels Luis Suarez `acrobatic swimming po...

Jose Mourinho labels Luis Suarez `acrobatic swimming pool` diver

London – Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has reportedly called Liverpool’s Luis Suarez an ‘acrobatic swimming pool’ diver and accused the striker of... read more »

Moyes backs Man U’s `traditionally strong spirit`...

Moyes backs Man U's `traditionally strong spirit` to boost PL title chances

Johannesburg – Manchester United manager David Moyes has said that he believes the Old Trafford side’s traditionally strong spirit will help their... read more »

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Gold & Metals

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

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

Mumabi – India is not planning any changes to its record import duty on gold and other restrictions on imports until the current account deficit is firmly under control, Finance Minister P.... read more »

Gold Market Update : Gold Hit High Of $1262

Gold Market Update : Gold Hit High Of $1262

Gold hit a high of $1262 overnight, touching the upper boundary of the down trend channel on the daily chart and finding resistance there as would... read more »

Gold prices rebounded by Rs. 210 to Rs. 30,180 per 10 g...

Gold prices rebounded by Rs. 210 to Rs. 30,180 per 10 grams

New Delhi – Gold prices rebounded by Rs. 210 to Rs. 30,180 per 10 grams in the national capital on Saturday following revival of buying by stockists for... read more »

Gold steady after two-day fall, economic optimism weigh...

Gold steady after two-day fall, economic optimism weighs

Singapore – Gold was little changed on Thursday after a two-day decline but a rally in stocks and increasing optimism over global economic growth... read more »

China grants GOLD import licenses to foreign banks for ...

Gold, silver prices rise on brisk buying, global cues

Singapore / Shanghai –  China has granted licenses to import gold to two foreign banks for the first time, sources said, as moves to open the... read more »

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Health & Fitness

Breastfeeding enhances kids’ immune system

Washington: A new study has revealed that breastfeeding promotes the growth of beneficial bacteria in the gut of the kids, which builds their immune system. According to the study by National Food... read more »

Laughter can boost memory!

A new study has revealed that humor and laughter can help in fighting against memory loss as they lessen the damage caused on the learning ability... read more »

Bangladesh receives WHO polio free certification

Bangladesh received the WHO (World Health Organization) Certificate as a Polio free country. The Deputy High Commissioner of Bangladesh to Mumbai, India,... read more »

Negative emotions may increase heart attack risk

Stop worrying too much for an unfinished task as anger, anxiety, and depression not only affect the functioning of the heart but also increase the risk for... read more »

Obese kids must avoid fast food to stay sharp

Is obesity of your kid weighing down his/her academic performance? Then, persuade them to eat natural, unprocessed, raw food instead of chips, sodas and fast... read more »

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Investing

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 »

Sensex surges 233 points during pre-noon session

Sensex Hits Record High of 23,048 Ahead of Exit Po...

The BSE Sensex surged over 700 points to a record high of 23,048 on Friday, while the broader Nifty also hit an all-time high of 6,871, rising over... read more »

Gold remains below $1,300 on easing Ukraine concerns

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 the previous... 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 »

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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 mutton stew. And just in case, you think it... read more »

Recipe: Aloo Paratha

Ingredients: Six or seven potatoes, four green chillies, coriander leaves, half tsp black pepper powder, two cups wheat flour, butter. Method: Boil... read more »

Simple remedies to treat acidity

Acidity can strike at any time and any place. It is diagnosed by discomfort near the chest and cause significant distress. If you suffer from it often, here... read more »

7 things to avoid when you’re drunk

Drunk driving: This one is extremely serious. Not only are you risking your own life, but also that of others in the car and those who are out on the road or... read more »

Recipe: Papad curry

Ingredients: Two or three papads, two medium-sized potatoes, one teaspoon kala jeera, half teaspoon chilli powder, half teaspoon turmeric powder, half... read more »

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Middle East

Saudi Mers death toll rises to 126

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia’s death toll from Mers has risen by five to 126 fatalities since the mystery respiratory virus first appeared in the kingdom in 2012, the health ministry said Friday. Two men,... read more »

High-tech podcars to take to Dubai streets in a fe...

Dubai: Dubai is set to have a new mode of public transport — high-tech podcars — in the next couple of years, a senior official announced at a... read more »

Flash floods kill 75

KABUL: Flash floods after heavy rains in northern Afghanistan killed 75 people and damaged thousands of homes, leaving authorities scrambling to help... read more »

Saudi Arabia jails organiser of women’s protests for si...

Saudi petrochem giant opens tech centre in Bangalore

A Saudi court jailed a man for six years for organizing women’s demonstrations and taking part in protests against the regime, the official Saudi Press... read more »

“no way” he’ll recognize Israel as a Jewish state ̵...

West Bank – The Palestinian President says there’s “no way” he’ll recognize Israel as a Jewish state and accept just a portion of... read more »

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National

Case registered against actor Prakash Raj over his criticism of P...

A case has been registered against National award-winning actor Prakash Raj in a Lucknow court on a complaint lodged by a lawyer over his recent remarks on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, news agency... read more »

Rajnish Kumar is the next SBI chairman.

The government on Wednesday named Rajnish Kumar as the new chairman of the country’s largest lender State Bank of India Kumar, currently a... read more »

3 Army jawans injured as Pakistan shells LoC areas.

JAMMU: Three Army jawans were today injured as Pakistani troops fired from automatic weapons and shelled mortars at forward posts and villages along the LoC... read more »

J&K: Pak violates ceasefire in Poonch for third day...

Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir): Adding to the series of ceasefire violations, Pakistan on Wednesday morning resorted to unprovoked firing along the Line of... read more »

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

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

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North America

NSA snooped on porn habits of Islamist radicals to discredit them: Report

WikiLeaks sets up website to collect money to defend Snowden

Washington – Whistleblowing website WikiLeaks has reportedly set up a website to collect charity money to free former NSA analyst Edward Snowden. The website, ‘Free Snowden’ allows... read more »

What did Obama know about US spying abroad?

What did Obama know about US spying abroad?

By Arun Kumar Washington – Amid a brewing controversy over reports that the US was spying abroad, questions are being raised about what did... read more »

Obama, Netanyahu discuss Iran, Israeli-Palestinian peac...

Obama, Netanyahu discuss Iran, Israeli-Palestinian peace talks

WASHINGTON – U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday spoke by phone with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss issues including Iran and... read more »

Kerry says nuclear weapons important for US national se...

Kerry says nuclear weapons important for US national security

US Secretary of State John Kerry has emphasized the importance of nuclear weapons in the defense doctrine of the United States. “It ensures that a strong... read more »

Bobby Jindal still deciding on 2016

Bobby Jindal still deciding on 2016

Washington – Louisiana’s Indian American Governor Bobby Jindal, an emerging Republican party star, believes it’s still way too early to... read more »

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Politics

Maharashtra polls: Uddhav rejects BJP’s demand for 135 seat...

MUMBAI: Further hardening his stand on seat-sharing with the BJP, Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Monday said he has rejected the saffron ally’s demand for contesting 135 seats in... read more »

Uddhav Thackeray seeks to become CM, urges people ...

Mumbai: Openly expressing his desire to become the Chief Minister for the first time from a public platform, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on... read more »

BJP President Amit Shah Charge-Sheeted For April Speech

MUZAFFARNAGAR: BJP president Amit Shah has been accused of delivering a hate speech in the run up to the national elections by the police in Muzaffarnagar,... read more »

Jayalalithaa Files Defamation Case Against BJP’s ...

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today filed a defamation case against the BJP’s Subramanian Swamy in a court in Chennai for alleging that the... read more »

Kiran Bedi lauds achievements of Modi govt’s 100-...

Do to Ganguly what was done to Tejpal, says Kiran Bedi

COIMBATORE: Urging people to become participatory citizens in the changing India under Narendra Modi’s leadership, social activist Kiran Bedi on... read more »

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Sci - Tech

Sony mulls offering Windows Phone in mid-2014

Sony mulls offering Windows Phone in mid-2014

Washington –  Sony is reportedly mulling over offering a Windows OS based handset in mid-2014. The electronics giant has been making Android devices for years, but a potential partnership... read more »

Apple wins appeal in Google’s Motorola iPhone patent case

Apple’s latest Mac Pro uber easy to repair!

Washington – Apple’s latest Mac Pro appears straight out of a sci-fi flick but it has scored high on repair company iFixit’s reparability... read more »

Apple denies knowledge of iPhone exploit allowing NSA i...

Apple denies knowledge of iPhone exploit allowing NSA interception

Washington –  Apple has reportedly denied that it had any knowledge about the potential exploit in its iPhones that might have helped the US spy... read more »

Decoded: How honeybees determine sex

Decoded: How honeybees determine sex

London – The truth behind the unique sex-determination system in honeybees – where males develop from unfertilised eggs and females develop from... read more »

Google partners with Audi to develop in-car Android inf...

Washington – Google has reportedly joined hands with carmaker Audi to develop in-car entertainment and information systems that would function on the... read more »

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South Asia

Prachanda to visit India to meet ailing daughter

Prachanda to visit India to meet ailing daughter

Kathmandu – Nepalese Maoist chief Pushpa Kamal Dahal alias Prachanda will visit India Thursday to meet his daughter who is in a “very critical” condition at a Noida hospital, an... read more »

Britain firm on Lanka probe into war crimes

Britain firm on Lanka probe into war crimes

By Anasudhin Azeez London – British Prime Minister David Cameron has reiterated his demand for an independent inquiry into the alleged mass... read more »

Iran, Pak to fast track IP gas pipeline project startin...

Pak admits Iran gas pipeline project cannot go ahead unless US sanctions issue resolved

Islamabad – Pakistan and Iran have agreed to fast track the IP gas pipeline project starting this December in a bid to formulate a more realistic time... read more »

Rasheel Sharif to be new Pak Army chief

Rasheel Sharif to be new Pak Army chief

Ending weeks of speculation, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday appointed Lt Gen Raheel Sharif as Pakistan’s new Army Chief and Lt Gen Rashid Mehmood... read more »

Pakistan begins work on civil nuclear power plant

Sharif offers to bring home Musharraf's ailing mother

Pakistan has broken ground on what will be the country’s largest civil nuclear power plant, which is being built with help from China. Pakistani Prime... read more »

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Sports

Badminton: Jwala-Ashwini only Indians to reach Canada Open semis

The Commonwealth Games silver medallist pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa were the last remaining Indian players at the Canada Open after reaching the semifinals of the US$ 50,000 Grand Prix... read more »

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

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

Hope NBA draft helps cricket-mad India take to basketba...

After becoming the first Indian-born player to be picked in the NBA, Satnam Singh Bhamara hopes his selection in the US-based league will kickstart a... read more »

Copa America: Peru in semis with Guerrero treble, Boliv...

A hat trick from Brazilian-based striker Paolo Guerrero’s helped Peru cruise past Bolivia 3-1 on Thursday, setting up a Copa America semi-final clash... read more »

Hockey World League: India women to face Australia in a...

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Before entering the quarter final of the Hockey World League Semi-Final 2015, the India Women Hockey Team are looking forward to take on the Australian eves... read more »

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Travel

US Airways, American Airlines Reach Settlement With Government

US Airways, American Airlines Reach Settlement With Government

In a deal that could have large ramifications for the Caribbean, the United States Department of Justice filed a proposed settlement with US Airways and American Airlines’ parent company AMR... read more »

The Best Caribbean Hiking Destinations

The Best Caribbean Hiking Destinations

The Caribbean is a hiking paradise. Yes, you may think first about beaches and pools, but when it comes to great trails in the Caribbean, there is a... read more »

Getting name wrong on travelling tickets biggest mistak...

Getting name wrong on travelling tickets biggest mistake you can make

Melbourne – A new survey has revealed that international airlines lose close to 4.5 billion dollars when 1 in 100 people get their moniker wrong on... read more »

Assam’s Kaziranga National Park gives warm welcom...

Assam's Kaziranga National Park gives warm welcome to tourists

Guwahati – With the beginning of the tourist season, the Kaziranga National Park has officially been opened for tourists, and preparations are in full... read more »

Goa Tourism welcomes the first UK Dreamliner charter fl...

Goa Tourism welcomes the first UK Dreamliner charter flight

Dabolim – Goa received its first chartered Dreamliner from UK today. The passengers were greeted by the Deputy Director, Department of Tourism, Mrs.... read more »

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World

Nine dead, over 30 injured in attack at Afghan volleyball match

Kabul: At least nine people were killed and 33 wounded Sunday in a bomb attack at a sports match in eastern Afghanistan, officials said, on the same day that Islamic State fighters launched... read more »

Thousands flee as `super typhoon` Dujuan nears Tai...

Taipei: Evacuations were stepped up in Taiwan Monday as `super typhoon` Dujuan swirled towards the island, gathering strength on its approach to the... read more »

In a first, France launches air strikes on Islamic Stat...

Paris: Six French jet fighters targeted and destroyed an Islamic State training camp in eastern Syria, President Francois Hollande said on Sunday, making good... read more »

Hajj stampede: Death toll of Indian pilgrims in Mecca r...

Mina: The death toll of Indian pilgrims has risen to 18 in the grisly stampede at the Hajj which has so far claimed the lives of 717 people, the worst tragedy... read more »

French Court Confirms Ban on UberPOP Ride-Sharing Servi...

PARIS: France’s highest court on Tuesday confirmed a ban on controversial ride-sharing service UberPOP, dismissing a constitutional appeal by the US... read more »

Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir Compares Dalai Lama to Masood Azhar

Pakistan`s senior journalist Hamid Mir on Wednesday stoked a stupid controversy when he compared Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar to Nobel laureate the Dalai Lama. After he put out a... read more »

First Indo-Pak Meet On Kartarpur held in cordial enviroment

The first meeting between India and Pakistan experts to discuss the modalities and draft agreement for facilitation of pilgrims to visit Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib was held today in a... 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: “...

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, Today... read more »