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When you should take a pregnancy test?

When you should take a pregnancy test?

Usually, there are two types of pregnancy tests. One test utilizes a urine sample and the other a sample of blood. Interestingly, both these pregnancy tests are associated with the detection of a hormone called human chorionic gonadotropin also known as (HCG). This hormone is usually developed by... read more »

How to Migrate Your Data to the Cloud Sa...

How to Migrate Your Data to the Cloud Safely?

If your business has decided to migrate your data to cloud storage from a localized device such as a computer, or a USB, there are many factors which you need to consider to ensure that your data is safe in the future. Although the Cloud is a relatively safe option and has more security features... read more »

Fundamental Digital Marketing Techniques...

Fundamental Digital Marketing Techniques to Master in 2019

The world of digital marketing can be a tough nut to crack at times but we’re very fortunate to live in a world in which the target audience for your business is just a few clicks away. Figuring out how to get your customers or clients to make those crucial clicks is the hard part, but here are... read more »

5 Reasons To Pursue Data Analytics Train...

5 Reasons To Pursue Data Analytics Training

90% of the data was created in the last couple of years alone. Moreover, as per a NASSCOM report, the FinTech market is growing at a CAGR of 22% and is expected to reach $73 billion by 2020 i.e. next year. These statistics tell us about how rapidly we are becoming a data-driven world and how it... read more »

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South Sudan army says not received ceasefire order

South Sudan army says not received ceasefire order

Khartoum – South Sudan’s army Saturday said it has not received any order to end fighting with forces loyal to former South Sudan vice-president Riek Machar. “We have not received... read more »

Thousands of people displaced in South Sudan: UN

Thousands of people displaced in South Sudan: UN

Geneva – The escalating violence in South Sudan has left hundreds of thousands of people in the country displaced, and the total number was... read more »

South Sudan army announces victory in Malakal

South Sudan army announces victory in Malakal

Khartoum – South Sudanese army Friday announced the end of fighting in Malakal, the capital city of Upper Nile state, with a victory over the forces... read more »

Egypt to jail Brotherhood protest participants

Egypt to jail Brotherhood protest participants

Cairo – Egypt decided Thursday to jail whoever participates inprotests organised by the Muslim Brotherhood for a term of up to five years, official news... read more »

UN addresses Indian concerns on South Sudan

UN addresses Indian concerns on South Sudan

India’s strong concerns over the security and mandate of its peacekeepers in South Sudan found support from several U.N. Security Council members who... read more »

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Mercury on the rise in Kashmir and near LoC: Army gears up to sto...

As summers start setting in Jammu and Kashmir, security forces expect more encounters and gun fights in the Valley as militants, waiting across the Line of Control, gear up for the snow to melt so... read more »

Mumbai-based businessman Sheikh Nabi Ahmed jailed ...

Sheikh Nabi Ahmed, an Indian national, who was arrested in Pakistan for not possessing travel documents, is a Mumbai-based businessman, the Mumbai... read more »

Hotel food at Dalit’s house: Yeddyurappa under attack, ...

Congress and other parties alleged that BS Yeddyurappa didn’t consume the pulao made by the Dalit family and asked for idlis to be procured from... read more »

Kulbhushan Jadhav verdict: ICJ hearing exposes hypocris...

Human rights are a matter of both democracy and hypocrisy, certainly in India. Two recent examples, India’s flat-out fight for one of its own and its... read more »

To resounding applause from fans, the superstar asked, ...

Two traders were gunned down in Mathura by half a dozen people who escaped with gold worth Rs. 4 crore. HIGHLIGHTS 1. Two traders were gunned down in... read more »

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Hurriyat leaders released hours after house arrest

Just hours after they were placed under house arrest, Kashmiri separatist leaders were on Thursday released by authorities in Srinagar indicating a confused response to their proposed meeting with... read more »

Sri Lanka votes as Rajapaksa eyes comeback

Sri Lankans began voting on Monday in parliamentary polls with former strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa eyeing a political comeback as prime minister... read more »

Death toll in Pakistan’s Attock suicide attack rises to...

The death toll in a brazen suicide attack that killed Pakistan’s Punjab province Home Minister at his ancestral home in Attock district on Monday rose to... read more »

Two arrested over Bangladesh blogger Niloy Neel killing

Bangladesh police say they have arrested two suspected members of a banned Islamist group over the killing of atheist blogger Niloy Neel. The two men were... read more »

Pakistan to hang Peshawar school massacre plotters

ISLAMABAD: Six militants who plotted and aided Pakistan’s worst ever terrorist attack at a Peshawar school are set to be hanged after Army Chief General... read more »

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Hit-and-run fugitive Puneet's father says Oz prisons not safe for Indians

Hit-and-run fugitive Puneet’s father says Oz prisons not sa...

Sydney – India-born hit-and-run fugitive Puneet Puneet’s father has said he is not going to fight his son’s extradition to Australia as he felt that Indians are not safe in Oz... read more »

WikiLeaks doubts 'unauthorized' US' Assange 'unlikely to face charges' claims

WikiLeaks doubts ‘unauthorized’ USR...

Sydney – Wikileaks has doubts over new claims by US officials that Julian Assange is unlikely to face charges for publishing secret... read more »

Australia PM seeks security dialogue with Indonesia aft...

Australia PM seeks security dialogue with Indonesia after spy row

Sydney – Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Wednesday he hoped to establish a “security round table” with Indonesia, seeking to... read more »

‘Dr. Death’ Patel walks ‘free’ from manslaughter charge...

‘Dr. Death’ Patel walks ‘free’ from manslaughter charges in Australia

Sydney – Indian-origin surgeon Jayant Patel, accused of the manslaughter of three patients in Australia, has walked a free man from court. The... read more »

Australian PM “deeply” regrets embarrassmen...

Australia PM seeks security dialogue with Indonesia after spy row

CANBERRA – Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott still insisted during question time of the Parliament on Wednesday that he’s not going to... read more »

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Top 5 Eco-Conscious Cars in India

The world is clearly upset with a global phenomenon known as Global Warming. The atmosphere around us is so polluted nowadays that people on Indian roads can be seen walking on the road wearing a... read more »

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Everything You Need to Know About Level Measuremen...

There are many industries that manufacture products that would be measured in some fashion. How and why they are measured is the big question here.... read more »

Here’s What Your Partner Expects from You (But Do...

Relationships are difficult – we all know that. More so in today’s environment, when society in India is undergoing a major change; youngsters work away... read more »

US Technology Elite Awards 2018 : Systron Micronix Sele...

United States, 2018 – US Business News announces the winners of the 2018 US Technology Elite Awards. As most industries and enterprises become more reliant... read more »

6 Ways to Ensure Regular Income After Retirement

Most people don’t think ahead financially, and it often takes a toll on them when it’s time to retire. The average life expectancy in India is also... read more »

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India’s industrial output up 2.7 percent in January

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s industrial output rose 2.7 percent in January from a year earlier, government data showed on Friday. ... read more »

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Volkswagen, Tata Motors plan to cooperate in India

NEW DELHI/FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German carmaker Volkswagen said on Friday it had signed a memorandum of understanding to explore a... read more »

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China says 2 pilots died in aircraft carrier tests

Two Chinese test pilots were killed during development of the country’s first aircraft carrier fighter wing, state media said. President Xi Jinping had signed an order awarding honorary titles to... read more »

11 held in China for sale of toxic capsules

BEIJING: Eleven people have been arrested for production and sale of toxic capsules on massive scale in east China’s Zhejiang... read more »

Eight killed, 24 missing after rainstorms, landslides h...

Eight people were killed and 24 others went missing after rainstorms and landslides hit China’s southwestern Chongqing Municipality. More than 500... read more »

Man in China kills 2 in knife attack at school

Officials said a 40-year-old man stabbed students and teachers with a knife at a school in central China, killing two people and injuring four before jumping... read more »

China bus-truck collision death toll rises to 15

The death toll in a massive head-on collision between a truck and bus in northwestern China has risen to 15, with 48 other people being treated for injuries,... read more »

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IPL 2013 spot-fixing’s Lodha Committee office burgled

A month after the Lodha Commission panel suspended the two Indian Premier League (IPL) teams — Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Rajasthan Royals (RR), the office of the Supreme Court appointed... read more »

This ton will give me great confidence: Ajinkya Ra...

COLOMBO: If there was a vote for the ‘Man Friday’ in the Indian team, Ajinkya Rahane will win it hands down. Whatever the conditions,... read more »

Kohli looks to end 22-year wait for series win in Sri L...

Indian Test captain Virat Kohli’s aggressive strategy to deploy five specialist bowlers will be tested when India begin the three-match Test series... read more »

Virat Kohli bats for five-bowler attack in Sri Lanka as...

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

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

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

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

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Akhilesh to lay foundation for 200 ft Buddha statue, park

Akhilesh to lay foundation for 200 ft Buddha statue, park

Lucknow – Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav will lay the foundation stone of multi-crore project in Kushinagar Dec 13 that includes const! ruction of a 200-feet bronze statue of... read more »

Labourers dig up 19th century silver coins in Tripura

Labourers dig up 19th century silver coins in Trip...

Agartala – Labourers at work in southern Tripura found a cache of 76 silver coins dating to the early 19th century recently. They were later... read more »

Kerala’s ancient drama, dance and rhythm in Dubai

Kerala's ancient drama, dance and rhythm in Dubai

By Malavika Vettath Dubai – The staging of an unabridged Malayalam classic in the colours and drama of Kathakali; the rich repertoire of Koodiyattam, a... read more »

Britain’s top art prize awarded to Laure Prouvost

Britain's top art prize awarded to Laure Prouvost

London – The annual Turner Prize for art, the most prestigious contemporary art prize in Britain, has gone to French artist Laure Prouvost. For the... read more »

A culture of distrust : How India’s ruling class feeds ...

Pratap Bhanu Mehta’s columns often read like graduate school homework. Each missive from the resident guru of the Centre for Policy Research is peppered... read more »

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India’s Avenue Supermarts IPO oversubscribed 106 times

MUMBAI (Reuters) – The last day of bidding for an initial public offering (IPO) by India’s Avenue Supermarts Ltd saw investors clamouring for the shares, tempted by the company’s... read more »

Doha Bank looking at setting up subsidiary in Indi...

Doha Bank, one of the largest commercial banks of Qatar, is looking at the possibility of setting up a subsidiary in India, an top official of the... read more »

BRICS bank to start lending in local currency by April

The New Development Bank (NDB), set up by five BRICS nations including India, will start lending in local currency by April next year and member countries... read more »

Withdrawing Money From ATMs Outside Home Branch Network...

The Reserve Bank of India is considering if banks can charge a fee for using automated teller machines (ATMs) to withdraw money from outside the home bank... read more »

Rupee hits three-week high

Rupee down 12 paise on dollar demand

The rupee rises to 60.12/13 from 60.31/32 on Wednesday, after earlier rising as high as 60.09, a level last seen on April 10. USD/INR was under pressure as... read more »

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Rajnath Singh asks students to use knowledge for benefit of socie...

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday asked young graduates to use knowledge in a positive manner to the benefit the society. Delivering the convocation address at the Jaypee University,... read more »

Scholarship exam now for class 5th and 8th in Maha...

Maharashtra government has decided to stop scholarship examinations for class 4th and 7th students, and instead conduct them for those studying in... read more »

India needs to regain its global standing in education:...

India needs to retain the place it had during ancient times in the world education map, and for that there is a need to link education to research and... read more »

Government’s First Budget, Lion’s Share For...

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Delhi’s Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government has presented a Rs. 41,129 crore budget with a massive allocation for education, and announced that all... read more »

India does not need new education policy, say experts

Some of India’s most renowned education experts have reportedly opined that there is very little evidence to back the government’s decision to... read more »

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Padmavati Trailer Release Time Decoded. Right Here’s Why It’...

The whole thing about padmavati has been interesting thus far. particularly the time that the makers are deciding on to launch it’s trailer is something that has left us intrigued. after... read more »

Begum Akhtar’s 103rd Birthday: Google Celebr...

New Delhi:google nowadays celebrates (Begum akhtar’s) anniversary with a doodle that marks the monstrous contribution she made closer to... read more »

Judwaa 2 Box Office Collection Day 7: Varun Dhawan̵...

NEW DELHI:Varun Dhawan’s Judwaa 2 is inching towards the 100-crore mark at the box office. The film, which released last Friday, has so far made Rs.... read more »

Here’s proof that Shah Rukh Khan’s daughter Suhana Khan...

From the multiple ear piercings to the hot red nail paint, you just cannot miss these in the latest photo of Shah Rukh Khan’s darling daughter Suhana Khan.... read more »

Judwaa 2 Movie Review, Box Office Collection, Story, Tr...

Movie Name: Judwaa 2 Cast: Varun Dhawan, Taapsee Pannu, Jacqueline Fernandez, Vivan Bhatena, Anupam Kher, Salman Khan Director: David Dhawan Release Date: 29... read more »

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Russian forensic probe concludes Arafat died of natural causes

Russian forensic probe concludes Arafat died of natural causes

Johannesburg – Russian forensic investigation has concluded that former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat died of natural causes, and not radiation poisoning suspected by Swiss. The findings... read more »

'Britain to become largest European economy in 2030'

‘Britain to become largest European economy ...

London – Britain is expected to become the largest European economy in 2030 by overtaking Germany, said a research report by the Centre for... read more »

UN condemns UK immigration bill for creating ‘cli...

UN condemns UK immigration bill for creating 'climate of ethnic profiling'

London – The United Nations refugee agency has condemned British Prime Minister David Cameron’s proposed immigration laws. There are fears the... read more »

AK-47 inventor Mikhail Kalashnikov dies at 94

AK-47 inventor Mikhail Kalashnikov dies at 94

Moscow – Mikhail Kalashnikov, the designer of famed Russian AK-47 assault rifle, passed away Monday in his home city of Izhevsk, an industrial town,... read more »

Freed Russian tycoon Khodorkovsky will work to release ...

Freed Russian tycoon Khodorkovsky will work to release other political prisoners

Washington – Former Russian oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky has said he will spend the rest of his life working towards the release of other political... read more »

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Far East

Thai caretaker PM refuses to step down

Thai caretaker PM refuses to step down

Bangkok – Thai caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra Tuesday reiterated that she would not resign as demanded by anti-government protestors. Shinawatra insisted that, as per the... read more »

Kim Jong-Un rounds up executed uncle's relatives

Kim’s aunt survives purge with appointment t...

Sydney – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s aunt, whose husband was executed last Friday for trying to overthrow the government, has... read more »

South Korea leader warns of North’s ‘reckle...

South Korea leader warns of North's 'reckless provocations'

Seoul – South Korean President Park Geun-Hye warned Monday of possible “reckless provocations” by North Korea after the shock execution of... read more »

Kim Jong Un’s uncle’s execution sparks fears of r...

Kim Jong Un's uncle’s execution sparks fears of regional instability

London – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s uncle’s execution has sparked fears of instability in the secretive nuclear-armed state. South Korean... read more »

Kim’s executed uncle’s wife likely involved...

Kim's executed uncle's wife likely involved in husband's execution

London – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s aunt seem to be involved in making the final decision to execute her husband over power abuse and... read more »

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Delhi gang rape pained me, says poet Salman Khurshid

Delhi gang rape pained me, says poet Salman Khurshid

New Delhi – Pained at the brutal assault and gang rape of a young Delhi woman last year, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid has penned some poems to pay “tribute to her soul and... read more »

International seminar to mark Tagore's Nobel centenary

International seminar to mark Tagore’s Nobel...

Kolkata – The eastern metropolis is hosting music scholars from seven countries along with international musicians as part of Rabindra... read more »

Parrikar likes to read in loo, be it even on Mahabharat...

Parrikar likes to read in loo, be it even on Mahabharata

Panaji – Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar likes reading in the loo, even if the book is based on an epic, like the Mahabharata. Speaking at a book... read more »

Remove make-up with care

Remove make-up with care

New Delhi – Pop colours can brighten up your face, but to improve your skin ensure that you clean it with mild face wash once you get back home from... read more »

Aleph to publish ‘A Suitable Boy’ sequel

Aleph to publish 'A Suitable Boy' sequel

New Delhi – Aleph Book Company has acquired publishing rights of Vikram Seth’s much-awaited “A Suitable Girl”, sequel to the 1993... read more »

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Food

Recipe: Cheesy pasta

Ingredients – One packet of penne – One each of red capsicum and yellow capsicum – Two tsp corn flour or plain flour (maida) – One cheese cube – One tsp dried oregano... read more »

Fresh fruit ice pops, anyone?

The heat is on and looks like it’s going to stay that way until the end of October. How about tucking into special foods and beverages to... read more »

Recipe: Masala omelette

Masala omelette is an all time favourite. The easiest dish to make on the go, you can fluff it up and add a variety of toppings like mushrooms, capsicum,... read more »

Recipe: Chatpate chane

Preparation time: 10 minutes + soaking time Cooking time: 15 minutes Serves: 4 Recipe Ingredients: 2 cups Bengal gram 2tbsp Oil 1 Bay leaf 1 Black... read more »

Recipe: Red pepper tart

Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 2 hours 20 minutes Serves: 4 Ingredients: 4 large tomatoes 2 red peppers 1 sprig thyme (or ½ tsp dry thyme) 10 ml... read more »

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Manchester City: Joe Hart positive despite Bayern Munich defeat

City were beaten 1-0 by Bayern Munich after a last-minute strike from former City defender Jerome Boateng. Last season, City overcame an early loss to Bayern to reach the last 16. “Last year... read more »

Real Madrid begin title defence in style

Spanish football club Real Madrid started its Champions League title defence with a comfortable 5-1 win over Swiss club Basel while Atletico Madrid... read more »

Manchester United’s new ray of hope and Chelsea’s goal ...

Louis Van Gaal tasted success for the first time as Manchester United manager last night, as his new-look side disposed off a disjointed Queens Park Rangers... read more »

Big chance for Arsenal’s Danny Welbeck to prove h...

After a GBP 16million move to Arsenal from Manchester United on deadline transfer day this summer, Danny Welbeck will be eager to start a new chapter in his... read more »

Raheem Sterling has room for improvement: Roy Hodgson

London: England manager Roy Hodgson has predicted that Raheem Sterling will become an even more dangerous player, as the teenage Liverpool forward`s... read more »

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Gold & Metals

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

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

Swiss gold exports to India cross Rs 1.2 lakh cror...

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

Gold Prices Fall as Traders Lock In Gains

Gold And Silver : 2014

Gold prices retreated from five-month highs as some investors locked in profits ahead of the weekend. The most actively traded gold contract, for February... read more »

PRECIOUS-Gold rebounds to 5-month high after ECB launch...

Gold turned higher and touched a five-month high above $1,300 per ounce on Thursday, after the European Central Bank (ECB) launched a multi-billion euro... read more »

Gold regains Rs 28,000 mark on seasonal demand, global ...

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Continuing its rising streak for the third consecutive day, gold crossed the Rs 28,000 level after over four months by gaining Rs 100 at the bullion market... read more »

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Health & Fitness

Recipe: Fruit Salad

 Ingredients: We need one or two red apples One sliced peach 2 stalks celery 1/2 cup dried cranberries 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 1 pack of  lemon yogurt Method: Put the red apples, sliced peach,... read more »

How to improve your dental health!

A beautiful smile is a gift endowed by nature that one must always cherish. But are you afraid that your smile will no longer draw the desired... read more »

Beetroot juice boosts exercise function in heart patien...

A small yet significant study shows that beetroot juice improves exercise function in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients. The new research... read more »

Daily Exercise boosts brain health in adults

Daily exercise can help youngsters boost their brain performance, finds a study. In the brain, blood flow and cognitive function peak during young... read more »

Healthy Tips : 5 must-eat vegetables for moms-to-be

Inadequate pregnancy weight gain puts infants at risk of death

After one comes across the news of a positive pregnancy, all that one can feel is happiness and excitement. Pregnancy is certainly the most beautiful period... read more »

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Hockey

Rousing welcome for silver-winning Indian hockey team

With a Commonwealth Games silver medal proudly hanging on their necks, the Indian men’s hockey team returned home to a rousing welcome by Hockey India (HI), Indian Olympic Association (IOA), fans... read more »

Hockey team captain Sardar Singh reprimanded

The Indian men’s hockey captain and midfielder Sardar Singh was officially reprimanded for inappropriate conduct here on Wednesday night. The... read more »

Indian women thrash Trinidad and Tobago 14-0 in CWG hoc...

The Indian women’s hockey team came back strongly from a 0—3 defeat to New Zealand to thrash minnows Trinidad and Tobago 14—0 in their third Pool A... read more »

CWG Hockey: Indian women lose 0-3 to New Zealand

Glasgow, Scotland: The Indian women’s hockey team went down fighting to the higher ranked New Zealand 0-3 in their second match of the XX Commonwealth... read more »

Sardar banks on Sreejesh to replicate his World Cup per...

India captain Sardar Singh is banking on his deputy P.R. Sreejesh to replicate his stellar World Cup performance in the upcoming Commonwealth Games and said... read more »

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Holiday Ideas

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 »

Give The Gift Of Luxury Travel

Give The Gift Of Luxury Travel !

As a longtime travel journalist, maybe I’m biased, but I can’t think of a better gift to give than the gift of travel, and if you have deep pockets,... 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 »

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... read more »

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State-owned carrier Air India understated losses – CAG

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s state-owned airline Air India understated its operating losses by nearly $1 billion over three fiscal years to March 2015, the federal auditor said in a... read more »

Gold ETFs witness outflow of Rs 363cr in Apr-Aug F...

NEW DELHI: Investors continue to pull out money from gold exchange-traded funds (ETFs), but the pace of outflow has slowed down in the current... read more »

Gold hovers near three-week high as equities slip

Gold held close to its highest level in nearly three weeks on Monday, boosted by safe-haven demand after the Federal Reserve’s move last week to leave... read more »

Gold tops Rs 27,000-mark on global cues, seasonal deman...

Rising for the third straight day, gold regained the Rs 27,000-mark by gaining Rs 200 at the bullion market today in line with a firm global trend amid pick... read more »

Gold surges by Rs.480 to reclaim Rs.27,000 mark

New Delhi: With the wedding and festive season fast approaching, the days of cheaper gold prices seems to be over as the precious metal climbed back to... read more »

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Revamp Your Kitchen with UrbanClap

When was the last time you devoted time to change the look and feel of your kitchen? Well, most of us don’t pay as much attention to the look and feel of the kitchen as to the other parts of the... read more »

It takes two livers to save an obese patient

An obese man requiring liver transplant had to seek donation from two of his family members as the portion of liver donated by one was not... read more »

Tips to reduce weight in 10 days

Do you wish to reduce weight within 10 ten days? If you eat right, perform the correct exercises and follow a healthy regime, you are bound to lose the... read more »

I won’t make anarkali suits, imperfection is my t...

From village Jogewala in Moga district to France, fashion designer Navjeet Kaur recalls a journey straight out of a movie script. Over samosas squeezed... read more »

Access to green and blue boosts quality of life in olde...

Green environments and blue spaces with running or still water are especially beneficial for healthy ageing in older adults, a new study has found. Natural... read more »

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Literature

Sand sculpture marks Tagore's Nobel Prize centenary

Sand sculpture marks Tagore’s Nobel Prize centenary

Bhubaneswar – The embassy of Sweden marked the centenary of Rabindranath Tagore’s Nobel Prize in literature by unveiling a sand sculpture of him in Odisha, the embassy said... read more »

Decoding mysteries with international authors

Decoding mysteries with international authors

They are the best-selling international authors whose mystery novels have been gripping enough to make you couch potatoes. This week IANS bookshelf... read more »

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Middle East

Egyptian president to meet Pope Francis on Monday

VATICAN CITY: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will meet Pope Francis on Monday, Holy See spokesman Federico Lombardi said, in the first visit to the Vatican by an Egyptian leader in eight... read more »

Egypt making slow progress on genital mutilation

MANSHIET EL-IKHWA, Egypt: Raslan Fadl, the first doctor in Egypt to be put on trial for committing female genital mutilation, is still practicing... read more »

IS claims beheading of US aid worker, 18 Syrians

BEIRUT: The Islamic State jihadist group on Sunday claimed to have executed Peter Kassig, a US aid worker kidnapped in Syria, as a warning to the United... read more »

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

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

Opposition parties reject Centre’s call for ‘one nati...

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

Indrani Mukerjea To Be Approver In Corruption Case...

Indrani Mukerjea’s plea to turn approver in the INX Media corruption case involving former finance minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti... read more »

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

Rahul Gandhi promises a national free medicine scheme

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... read more »

Om Birla, BJP’s surprise pick for Speaker

The BJP’s senior lawmaker Om Birla was unanimously elected the new Lok Sabha Speaker today after opposition parties supported his candidature. Prime... read more »

N. Sitharaman is the first female finance minister afte...

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

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday named Nirmala Sitharaman, previously the country`s defence minister, as the next finance minister – thus making her... read more »

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North America

Khobragade case: India seeks details of possible U.S. tax violations

US hides behind “standard procedures” in Indian diplo...

By Arun Kumar Washington – As media reports that Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade was “strip-searched” after her arrest in New York threatened to escalate a diplomatic row... read more »

John Kerry calls Shivshankar Menon to express regret about Devyani's treatment; defends US laws

US hopes diplomat’s arrest won’t hit bilateral tie...

 The U.S. has expressed hope that the diplomatic row over the arrest of Indian Deputy Consul-General in New York will not affect bilateral ties... read more »

‘US Magnitsky Act as long-term spoiler of bilater...

Sergei Ryabkov

Moscow –  Despite certain progress achieved over issues concerning Syria and Iran, Russia-US relations remain in deadlock because of the so-called... read more »

Blacklist move not violation of n-deal with Iran: US

New US sanctions unconstructive: Iran

Washington –  The White House Friday defended th e move of blacklisting additional companies and people under existing sanctions, saying it does not... read more »

Maid trouble lands Indian diplomat in New York in soup

Maid trouble lands Indian diplomat in New York in soup

Washington – In a second case of its type, one of India’s senior diplomats in New York was arrested and accused by Manhattan’s Indian... read more »

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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 »

India Elections 2019 : Complete Schedule for Lok S...

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... read more »

“We Can Also Abuse, But We Are Hindus”: Arv...

Maharashtra BJP spokesperson Avdhut Wagh Friday abused Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal after which the Kejriwal reported to Prime Minister Narendra Modi... read more »

Congress says no to tie-up, Kejriwal Responds “Co...

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... read more »

Elections 2019: AAP not to tie-up with Congress, declar...

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... read more »

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Sabarimala pilgrimage season begins Saturday

Sabarimala pilgrimage season begins Saturday

Thiruvananthapuram – The sanctum sanctorum of the Sabarimala temple will open its door early Saturday on the first day of the Malayalam month of ‘Vrishickam’, heralding the... read more »

Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent Shia Muharram procession

Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent Shia Muharram ...

Srinagar – Authorities imposed strict restrictions in some areas of the summer capital Srinagar Friday to prevent Shia Muharram... read more »

Model of world’s largest Hindu temple unveiled in...

Model of world's largest Hindu temple unveiled in Bihar

Patna – Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Wednesday unveiled a model of the world’s largest Hindu temple with a towering height of 405 feet and a... read more »

200,000 Dawoodi Bohras attend Mumbai’s Moharram d...

200,000 Dawoodi Bohras attend Mumbai's Moharram discourses

Mumbai – Nearly 200,000 Dawoodi Bohras from all over the world attended the 10-day Moharram observance which culminated here Wednesday as Ashura, under... read more »

Curbs on Muharram processions hits life in Srinagar

Curbs on Muharram processions hits life in Srinagar

Srinagar – Authorities Wednesday imposed restrictions in some areas of ! Srinagar city to prevent Shia Muharram processions. “Restrictions have... 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 »

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 »

Vulnerable women, delicate nature through artist’...

Vulnerable women, delicate nature through artist's eyes

New Delhi – Contemporary issues like safety of women and the indifferent attitude of mankind towards nature have found place in artist Aparna... read more »

Embrace spirituality on Diwali

Embrace spirituality on Diwali

With festivities in the air, it’s time to be with your family and dear ones. But in all this hustle-bustle, don’t forget to give yourself some... read more »

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Android 6.0 Marshmallow: Top six features you need to know

After the guessing game that went on for months, Google has finally announced its next Android iteration will be named after the sweet treat Marshmallow. So, now M is for Marshmallow. Marshmallow... read more »

Mobile app for paperless tickets in Mumbai suburba...

Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Wednesday launched a mobile ticketing app for unreserved tickets that will cover 35 stations between the... read more »

Science Express this year’s theme to be Climate C...

Now the government has taken up the initiative to aware people about the changing climate and related woes. To address the issues, now India will see a... read more »

Facebook to now help spot malware on computers

Social networking giant Facebook has partnered security software firm Kasperky to help its users detect and clean malware from their computers. ‘Malware’... read more »

Twitter now has a ‘while you were away’ recap feature...

Twitter has launched a new ‘while you were away’ service which recaps important tweets users may have missed since their last login. The new feature... read more »

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South Asia

Musharraf committed to facing all legal cases against him in Pak

Musharraf committed to facing all legal cases against him in Pak

Islamabad – Former Pakistani President General Pervez Musharraf has once again shown commitment to face all the cases against him in the courts of law. According to the sources in All... read more »

US disappointed over Shinzo Abe's visit to war shrine

Pakistan cautious on Japanese PM’s shrine vi...

Islamabad – Pakistan Friday was cautious in reaction to the Japanese prime minister’s controversial visit to the World War II related... read more »

Bangladesh deploys troops for parliamentary poll

Bangladesh deploys troops for parliamentary poll

Dhaka – Tens of thousands of Bangladeshi troops have been deployed across the country ahead of parliamentary poll slated for Jan 5 next year amid... read more »

Bangladesh security forces lay siege around Khaleda Zia...

Bangladesh security forces lay siege around Khaleda Zia’s residence

Bangladesh security forces on Thursday laid a siege around the residence of opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chief Khaleda Zia, ahead of an... read more »

Musharraf to file intra-court appeal with IHC against t...

Musharraf rejects Pak offer of air ambulance for his ailing mother

Islamabad – Former president General Pervez Musharraf has decided to file an intra-court appeal (ICA) with a two-member division bench of the Islamabad... read more »

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India U17 Defeat Italy in Friendly Ahead of FIFA U-17 World Cup

New Delhi The India U-17 World Cup Squad stunned their fancied Italian counterparts 2-0 in Arizo, Italy on Friday. The win epitomises the grit and determination of the Indian Colts who have been... read more »

India’s Deepti Sharma slams 188, puts on wor...

Indian woman opener Deepti Sharma stormed herself into record books after slamming 188 against Ireland in an ODI match against Ireland on Monday... read more »

Rising Pune Supergiant, Gujarat Lions: Short but impres...

Gujarat Lions finished top of the points table in IPL 2016 while Rising Pune Supergiant finished 2nd this year. Theirs will be a short journey but impressive... read more »

KKR vs MI: Kolkata aim to rubber-stamp play-off spot wi...

Kolkata Knight Riders find nemesis Mumbai Indians in their way for a top-two finish as the two heavyweights clash in the final round of the Indian Premier... read more »

Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic set up Madrid Open semi...

Rafael Nadal set up a semifinal with Novak Djokovic after withstanding a tough challenge from David Goffin 7-6 (3), 6-2 at the Madrid Open on... read more »

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Djokovic to defend Australian Open title without `official preparation`

Djokovic beats Murray, enters 8th US Open semi in a row

Through a pair of back—and—forth sets, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray put on a display befitting a matchup of past U.S. Open champions. They tracked down would—be winners and somehow got them... read more »

Makarova enters maiden Grand Slam semifinal

Russia’s Ekaterina Makarova reached the first Grand Slam semifinal of her career, downing former world No. 1 Victoria Azarenka 6-4, 6-2 on... read more »

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Goa for the heritage lover

Old Goa The former Portuguese capital of the region before Panjim, Old Goa is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that’s home to several magnificent churches and cathedrals. Fort Aguada There are... read more »

A romantic getaway to Udaipur

With the majestic city palace looming over the old city, a lake studded with palaces in the middle and romantic restaurants interspersed in every... read more »

The top attractions in Ahmedabad

From the tranquil charm of Sabarmati Ashram to the stately aura of Jama Masjid, these top places to visit in Ahmedabad will give you a glimpse of the... read more »

Things to do in Hyderabad when you’re travelling with k...

Ramoji Film City Going behind the movie scenes can be one of the most thrilling experiences—especially for kids—and a visit to Ramoji Film City exceeds... read more »

Goa’s most romantic experiences

Walking past centuries-old cathedrals in Old Goa, sipping wine at a candle-lit seaside restaurant, admiring gorgeous sunsets at a beach or just relaxing in... read more »

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Trump Praises “Highly Respected” Xi?

Chinese Media declared that the assembly set a “new blueprint” for coping with U.S.-China members of the family and differences. U.S. President Donald Trump Praised Chinese language chief Xi... read more »

France President Emmanuel Macron broaches Lebanon ...

French President Emmanuel Macron held rapidly scheduled talks in riyadh on thursday with saudi crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman Amid growing... read more »

Shifting Sands: What Is Changing In Saudi Arabia?

Saudi Arabia’s crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman has ordered a crackdown on corruption, the ultra-modern in a wave of frenetic adjustments inside the... read more »

In Beijing, Trump Presses China On North Korea And Trad...

On North Korea, Trump stated “China can fix this problem quickly and Effortlessly,” Urging Beijing to reduce economic links with North Korea and also... read more »

North Korean Leader Kim Jong-Un Visits Cosmetics Firm W...

North korean leader kim jong-un has taken time far from the confrontation with the united states and allies to go to a cosmetics factory in Pyongyang. He... read more »

Supreme Court to pronounce verdict in Ram Janmbhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case tomorr...

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court is scheduled to pronounce on Saturday its verdict in the politically sensitive case of Ram Janmbhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute in Ayodhya. The apex court is... read more »

A Guide to Keeping Your Business’s Data Secure

No matter your industry, you want to keep your business’s data protected and secure from any breach or attack that could come your way. More and more businesses are choosing to store... read more »

Millennial experience significantly more heart symptoms than older age group, reveals the ...

  ManipalCigna Health Insurance, a joint venture between U.S. based global health service leader, Cigna Corporation (NYSE:CI), and Indian conglomerate Manipal Group and TTK Group in... read more »

Understanding Network Marketing: The 3 Types of Systems

If you’ve ever heard of Avon, LuLaRoe, Amway, Mary Kay, or Tupperware, you’re familiar with multi-level marketing companies, also known as network marketing. Despite the negative... read more »

All You Need To Know About Professional Indemnity Insurance Cover

What is Professional Indemnity Insurance ? Professional Indemnity cover is designed to protect those professionals who are involved in  giving advice or providing a service as a part of their... read more »