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Nawazuddin Siddiqui says the heroes are ...

Nawazuddin Siddiqui says the heroes are fine until they have a “water...

Nawazuddin Siddiqui shares the difference etween an actor and a hero. In a new interview he says that heroes last as long as their odies exist while actors act their whole lives. When asked aout the difference etween actor and hero Nawazuddin told Aaj Tak in an interview: “Ye koi hi ata dega ki... read more »

AR Rahmans daughter Khatija is engaged s...

AR Rahmans daughter Khatija is engaged shares photos with fiance

AR Rahmans daughter Khatija Rahman (left) got engaged on Decemer 29. (Image credit: Instagram photo y khatija.rahman) Musician AR Rahmans eldest daughter Khatija got engaged to sound engineer Riyasdeen Shaik Mohamed on Decemer 29. The ceremony was held in Chennai on Decemer 29. her irthday in the... read more »

Mumai Cruise Ship staff Test positive 20...

Mumai Cruise Ship staff Test positive 2000 tourists stranded

The operators of the Cordelia cruise ship have een asked to perform Covid19 testing on all passengers through the Vasco-ased Salgaonkar Medical Research Center (SMRC) hospital. At least 2000 people are stranded on the MumaiGoa Cordelia cruise ship after a crew memer tested positive for coronavirus... read more »

Savitriai Phules Birthday celebration: a...

Savitriai Phules Birthday celebration: all about Indias first female teache...

Savitribai, together with her husband Jyotirao Phule, founded one of India’s first girls’ schools in Pune, at Bhide Wada, in 1848. January 3 marks the irth anniversary of social reformer and feminist icon Savitriai Phule. Phule was orn on January 3 1831 in Maharashtra and her important... 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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Maharashtra: Two days in Mumbai to impose Article 144 over Omicro...

Violators will be punished in accordance with section 188 of the Indian Criminal Code and other legal provisions, the ruling said. In connection with the steady increase in Maharashtra cases in... read more »

General Bipin Rawat is cremated today with all mil...

The funeral service for Defense Chief Bipin Rawat and his wife Madulik Rawat, who killed 13 people in a helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday,... read more »

Indian Army Helicopter Crash Live Update: For the CDS R...

IAF Mi17V5 Helicopter Crash Live Today, CDS Helicopter Crash Bipina Rawata Army Establishment. as well as the country. 4,444 military helicopters crashed in... read more »

What is a black box? A device capable of unraveling the...

The black box is an important electronic device, also known as a flight data recorder, that records 88 important flight parameters including speed, altitude,... read more »

RBI Monetary Policy Updates Live | The head of RBI Sha...

RBI Monetary Policy Updates Real Time: In line with expectations, the RBI MPC keeps key interest rates unchanged. This is the ninth consecutive time there has... 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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How To Buy Cryptocurrency In India Without Verification?

Buying cryptocurrencies in India is easy and can be done online at your convenience. These cryptocurrency exchanges allow converting FIAT currency to digital money. For example, cryptocurrency... read more »

Kerala NRI Turns Rubber Plantation Into Organic Fa...

After working for ten years in the Middle East, Joy Vakayil and his wife, who was working there as a nurse, returned to their hometown in Kottayam,... read more »

Charging Interest for the 3-month Moratorium period on ...

Do you have a bank loan like I do? Because of this Coronavirus lockdown, the RBI announced a 3-month freeze on EMIs on all loans till May 31st. But the catch... read more »

Vodafone Idea will have to shut shop if govt encashes b...

If the bank guarantees deposited with the government are encashed, Vodafone Idea will have to shut shop, said senior counsel Mukul Rohatgi on Monday. There is... read more »

Why You Need to Negotiate in Business

As a business owner, you need many different skills. Some you will have before you begin your business, and some will need to be learned during the process if... 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 »

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India’s industrial output up 2.7 percent in ...

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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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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Captain’s knock: Kohli shows maturity in Sri Lanka Test ser...

India, pleased as they must be at the series win, should still feel a bit disappointed that the scoreline is 2-1 and not 3-0 in their favour. India lost the first Test after having dominated the... read more »

Sports Ministry approves names for Dronacharya Awa...

Wrestling coach Anoop Singh and Paralympics coach Naval Singh were among the five names officially approved by the Sports Ministry for the... read more »

BCCI looking to better it’s public image, says Anurag T...

The Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) is looking to change it’s public image, according to BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur. BCCI, the richest board... read more »

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... read more »

This ton will give me great confidence: Ajinkya Rahane

COLOMBO: If there was a vote for the ‘Man Friday’ in the Indian team, Ajinkya Rahane will win it hands down. Whatever the conditions, whatever the... 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 Lord... 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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Crunch week as Fed meets on rates, Trump team joins G20

LONDON (Reuters) – After a year that tipped conventional wisdom on its head, the coming week might suggest a return to some sort of normality for the global economy — or instead take... read more »

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Some bank bulls grow wary on policy uncertainty

(Reuters) – Bank shares have been the runaway winners of the post-election U.S. stock market boom as investors wagered that higher interest... read more »

State-owned carrier Air India understated losses –...

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

Doha Bank looking at setting up subsidiary in India

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 bank today... 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 »

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Indian Institute of Science ranked 5th among best universities in...

Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore has been ranked fifth among the best universities in the BRICS countries by an international ranking body, making it thus the best performance by an Indian... read more »

Gujarat University MCA and MBA seats vacant

The Gujarat University has said that 72 per cent of the seats in the Master of Computer Application (MCA) and Master of Business Administration... read more »

IIT Kharagpur’s innovative campaign to solve stud...

As seat allocation for engineering institutes begins today under the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA), IIT Kharagpur has launched a campaign to solve... read more »

No Party Has Mechanism to Check Education Degrees

With one of its MLAs arrested in an alleged fake degree case, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today said there is no mechanism with any political party to examine the... read more »

Rajnath Singh asks students to use knowledge for benefi...

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

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BTS: Watch Jimin hilariously compare himself to Shin-chan, Jungko...

BTS: Jimin and Jungkook went wrong and enjoyed the beach in a new video. They also posed for their Butter photo shoot. Watch the video here. BTS members Jimin and Jungkook appeared in a new Bangtan... read more »

Raveena Tandon, Taapsee Pannu scared to work with ...

Taapsee Pannu and Raveena Tandon have said that their ‘biggest fear’ as actors is not understanding the vision of the directors. The two have... read more »

Urfi showed her bold style in sari and told her new yea...

Urfi Javed shared her new photos on social networks. In these photos, posing in a sari, Urfi has revealed her fabled new year plans. New Delhi: How to welcome... read more »

Taarak Mehta’s old Sonu left the acting world, now doin...

Sonu aka Jheel Mehta, who was once a key member of the Tappu army of “ Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah`, is now quite tall. She quit the show a long time... read more »

83 Box Office Day 4 (Early Trending): Average Show Show...

Usually, with positive word of mouth, movies get a foothold on the first Monday. 83 with Ranveer Singh collecting incredible at the bottom. With the... 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 of... 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 been... 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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Neil Gaiman`s `The Ocean At The End Of The Lane` wins book of the year title

Neil Gaiman`s `The Ocean At The End Of The Lane` wins book of the...

London – Neil Gaiman’s book ‘The Ocean At The End Of The Lane’ has been voted as the Book of the Year by the Specsavers National Book Awards. The bestseller is a modern-day fairy tale... read more »

Widows better off on wellbeing index: survey

Widows better off on wellbeing index: survey

Sydney – Being a widow is tough, right? Wrong! Widows and widowers actually enjoy the highest levels of well-being while singles are the worst... read more »

Books and videos commemorate Mao

Books and videos commemorate Mao

Beijing – A number of books and videos on former Chinese leader Mao Zedong – founder of the People’s Republic of China – were released... read more »

Transition year for Indian telecom’s growth story

Transition year for Indian telecom's growth story

By Aparajita Gupta New Delhi – With over 900 million telephone connections, India remained the world’s second largest telecommunications market in... read more »

British-era Town Hall to relive history, become tourist...

British-era Town Hall to relive history, become tourist attraction

New Delhi – The capital’s British-era Town Hall in old Delhi is to be converted into an international tourist destination, complete with a museum,... read more »

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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 value... 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 in... read more »

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Health & Fitness

Cinnamon, peppermint oil- A new answer to chronic wounds!

You must have heard that health is wealth and that stands true for all those who suffer from chronic wounds in India. Ending miseries of all, we have a good news for you. Now, scientists have come... read more »

Poor sanitation practices leads to unfavorable pre...

Indian ladies suffer majorly during pregnancy! Besides household chores and other responsibilities there are several other reasons which hamper the... read more »

Heart scan can predict premature death risk

A scan of calcium deposits inside the arteries can identify those at risk of dying over the next 15 years, a new study has found. A coronary artery... read more »

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

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

Being a vegan helps lose weight

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

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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, there... 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 dysfunction. E.... 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 »

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U.S. extends leniency programme for companies that disclose bribe...

MIAMI (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department will extend a programme that offers companies leniency if they voluntarily tell authorities when employees may have paid bribes, a senior official... read more »

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Lloyds, two others dismissed from yen Libor litiga...

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A U.S. judge on Friday dismissed Lloyds Banking Group Plc , ICAP Europe Ltd and Tullett Prebon Plc as defendants from... read more »

Gold ETFs witness outflow of Rs 363cr in Apr-Aug FY 201...

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 fiscal on... 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 »

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Lifestyle

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... read more »

5 Food Items You Can Eat While Fighting Stomach In...

Stomach infection is one of the most frustrating medical conditions. Typically, the primary cause of a stomach infection is poor hand hygiene or... read more »

5 Furniture Design tips for your office

The working space in your office is a place for discipline and you would always want it properly arranged. A good working environment gives the scope for... read more »

Over 5,500 Pilgrims Set Out For Amarnath

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

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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 is stacked with these fictional tales. 1. Book:... read more »

Chandigarh literature festival begins Friday

Chandigarh literature festival begins Friday

Chandigarh – The second edition of the Chandigarh Literature Festival will begin here Friday. Authors and critics will get together for a... 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

Bill Gates’ Omicron Theme: “We may be entering the wo...

Bill Gates, in a series of tweets intended to warn the public about the ominous nature of the current wave of Omicrons around the world, on Tuesday said he had canceled most of his vacation plans.... read more »

Coronavirus Update LIVE: 5,326 new Covid cases in ...

Coronavirus live updates: The country also reported 453 new Covid-related deaths in the past 24 hours, a significant increase from yesterday’s... read more »

MG Motor Becomes First Automaker in India to Launch its...

MG Motor India has announced its entry into non-financial tokens (NFTs). The British brand thus became the first automaker to launch an NFT collection in... read more »

PSU Banks Strike Today, Tomorrow: Everything You Need t...

An empty Indian bank during a one-day strike in Mumbai, January 25, 2008. More than half a million Indian bank employees went on a one-day strike on Friday to... read more »

Hey Ayushmann Hurrana, why only on Mondays? I’m g...

Hey Ayushmann Hurrana, why only on Mondays? I’m happy to see this picture on the day of the week. Hard to beat the morning blues? Then Ayushmann... read more »

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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...

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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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German police find 1,500 artworks taken by Nazis

German police find 1,500 artworks taken by Nazis

Berlin – Some 1,500 works by artists like Picasso, Nolde and Matisse believed to be stolen by the Nazis in the 1930s were found at an elderly man’s apartment in the German city of... read more »

Tripura's 83-year-old lake palace to be restored

Tripura’s 83-year-old lake palace to be rest...

By Sujit Chakraborty Agartala – Tripura’s Communist government has drawn up a Rs.50-crore plan to restore the 83-year-old Neermahal, the... read more »

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

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

BJP president Amit Shah is the new Union Home Minister and former Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman the fresh Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister. Former Home Minister Rajnath Singh takes over... read more »

Election Results 2019: Rahul Gandhi vs Smriti Iran...

NEW DELHI : Congress president Rahul Gandhi is fighting a tough battle in Amethi, his constituency in Uttar Pradesh since 2004. As early leads came... read more »

Andhra Pradesh Assembly Election Results 2019 : Jaganmo...

Andhra Pradesh Assembly Election Results 2019 LIVE Updates: YSRCP chief Jaganmohan Reddy is heading to a big victory in Andhra Pradesh over his arch rival and... read more »

Election results 2019: BJP makes gains; JD(S)-Congress ...

The JD(S)-Congress coalition seems to be doing badly with BJP making gains in early trends in counting of votes that commenced across the State at 8 a.m. Of... read more »

‘Nathuram Godse a patriot’, says BJP’s Pragya Thakur...

BJP’s Bhopal candidate Pragya Thakur created controversy on Thursday by saying that Mahatma Gandhi’s assassin Nathuram Godse “was a... 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 processions. A... 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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Discover magic of storytelling with Kahaani festival

Discover magic of storytelling with Kahaani festival

New Delhi – Create, share your stories and explore various tools of story-telling with the second edition of Kahaani Festival which begins this month in New Delhi and Jaipur. An initiative by... read more »

Some species of ants using aggression and deception

Some species of ants using aggression and deceptio...

The animal world fascinates me for two reasons. Their talents and abilities far exceed ours. They are so similar to humans in the way they feel... read more »

Stay ‘on’ the beach at Kerala’s Hotel...

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... read more »

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

Young Naga designer to represent India in New York Fashion Week

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

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GTA Trilogy Definitive Edition: PC version pulled from sale as GT...

Many fans are disappointed by the release of the highly anticipated remastered editions of GTA 3, GTA Vice City, and GTA San Andreas. Due to technical challenges with the official Rockstar Launcher,... read more »

2021 Maruti Suzuki Celerio India Launch Highlights...

2021 Maruti Suzuki Celerio Price in India, Features, Specifications Highlights: India’s largest carmaker, Maruti Suzuki, has launched the all-new... read more »

Windows 11 SE, Surface Laptop SE Debut as Microsoft’s L...

Windows 11 SE has been released as Microsoft’s latest attempt to take on Google’s Chrome OS. The new Windows operating system is meant for... read more »

OnePlus 10 Pro leaked renders show a unique camera bump...

OnePlus is working on its next top of the line smartphone, and today we got our first look at it through a couple of leaked renders purporting to show its... read more »

Garena Free Fire November 9 Redeem Codes: Know how to r...

Garena Free Fire, which is an action-adventure battle royal game, is available on Play Store and is becoming hugely popular among e-gamers. The official... 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 Pakistan... 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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Kumar Sangakkara to bid adieu to first-class cricket after ongoin...

Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara will retire from first-class cricket in September at the end of England’s county championship season. The Surrey batsman, who quit Test cricket in... read more »

IPL 2017: Steven Smith’s mind is ahead of MS...

Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) owner Sanjiv Goenka has lavished praises on captain Steven Smith as well as veteran wicket-keeper batsman MS... read more »

India’s Compound Archers Claim Men’s Team G...

The team comprising Abhishek Verma, Chinna Raju Srither and Amanjeet Singh prevailed 226-221 against the Colombians. The Colombian team comprised Camilo... read more »

India U17 Defeat Italy in Friendly Ahead of FIFA U-17 W...

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... read more »

India’s Deepti Sharma slams 188, puts on world re...

Indian woman opener Deepti Sharma stormed herself into record books after slamming 188 against Ireland in an ODI match against Ireland on Monday (May 15). New... 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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Amarnath pilgrims stranded on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway

Rains played havoc on Thursday and led to several landslides stranding Amarnath pilgrims, travelling to Kashmir, on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway. In precautionary measures, the highway was closed... read more »

How Delhi will be developed into a tourism hub?

Delhi will soon be developed into a tourism hub at par with developed global cities, chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said here today. “In the... read more »

Kidzania London celebrates official opening

To mark the official opening, KidZania Global president Xavier López Ancona was joined by KidZania London president Joel Cadbury in welcoming 300 local... read more »

Skal slams Phuket dolphinarium plan

The tourism industry body’s Phuket and Southern Thailand chapter has called on its members and the broader travel industry to protest against the project,... read more »

Air India welcomes 21st Dreamliner

The new twin-aisle jet touched down at New Delhi‘s Indira Gandhi International Airport on 28 June 2015, following a direct delivery flight from the Boeing... read more »

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164 Killed, More Than 1,600 Injured As 7.3 Magnitude Earthquake R...

A Magnitude 7.3 Earthquake Hit the region around the border among Iran and Iraq on sunday, killing at least 164 humans kingdom media in the countries stated, as rescuers searched for dozens trapped... read more »

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... read more »

France President Emmanuel Macron broaches Lebanon In Su...

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

Liger teaser: Vijay Deverakonda is a ‘slumdog, chaiwallah’ in new kind of nationalistic fi...

Actor Vijay Deverakonda released a first teaser for Liger on Friday which is a sports drama aout an Indian MMA fighter. “First look is everything” the star wrote on social... read more »

New Year 2022: Kareena Kapoor Saif Ali Khan Soha and Kunal enjoy “The Last Supper...

The New Year is a time of oundless celeration and joy where friends and family come together to welcome a happy new eginning. This year to limit the outreak of the suspected Omicron... read more »

Immunization for the 1518 age group: registration for CoWin will start today

India will start CoWin registration for Covid19 vaccinations for children aged 15-18 from Saturday. The government said online and online registration will e availale to vaccinate children... read more »

RRR Postponed to a Later Date

That will e terrile news for moviegoers on New Years Eve. The most anticipated RRR movie has now een postponed to a later date. After considering the pandemic situation in the country... read more »

12 dead and 1 injured in stampede at Mata Vaishno Devi shrine in...

Vaishno Devi Stampede: The stampede occurred when a very large crowd of devotees who had come to pay their respects to mark the eginning of the new year gathered at Vaishno Devi Bhawan officials... read more »