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As India Seeks Comfort In Privatisation,...

As India Seeks Comfort In Privatisation, Delhi’s Toxic Air Shows Perils Of ...

The headlines about Delhi’s polluted Air are deceptive. for the indian medical affiliation and the delhi government to call this an emergency is comparable to the captain of a deliver ready till after it has hit an iceberg to send out an sos. in truth, masses of tens of millions of indians stay... read more »

164 Killed, More Than 1,600 Injured As 7...

164 Killed, More Than 1,600 Injured As 7.3 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks IRAQ-...

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 below rubble, AFP suggested. Border; Dozens Trapped Under Rubble Worldreutersnov, 13 2017 10:51:23... read more »

Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif’s ...

Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif’s “Tiger Zinda Hai” Has Alre...

Ever because the sequel to the 2012 undercover agent mystery Ek Tha Tiger changed into announced, lovers have now not been able to hold calm. the Trailer of tiger zinda hai hit the net on tuesday, november 7, and the Salman khan and katrina kaif film obtained a thumbs up from the target audience.... read more »

Trump Praises “Highly Respected” Xi?

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 Jinping as “Enormously Reputable” on Friday as he left Beijing for Vietnam, finishing a visit which... read more »

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Mandela `long walk` to freedom recreated in shrine

Mandela `long walk` to freedom recreated in shrine

Johannesburg – Former South African President Nelson Mandela’s shrine has been designed with a winding path to recreate his “long walk” to freedom. Architect Greg Straw designed... read more »

Zuma unveils giant Mandela statue

Jacob Zuma unveils giant Mandela statue

 A 9-metre-tall statue of former South African president and anti-apartheid activist Nelson Mandela was unveiled Monday at the seat of government, a... read more »

Nelson Mandela’s South Africa boycott success spa...

Nelson Mandela's South Africa boycott success sparks Israel debate

Jerusalem – Recent successes in the Palestinian campaign to boycott Jewish settlements have given fresh impetus to calls for sanctions against Israel... read more »

Mandela’s funeral begins with military procession

Mandela’s funeral begins with military procession

 Nelson Mandela’s state funeral began on Sunday in his ancestral village of Qunu, in the presence of around 4,500 guests. The service is taking place in a... read more »

Nelson Mandela’s funeral under way

Nelson Mandela's funeral under way

Pretoria – The state funeral of the late South African president Nelson Mandela is under way in the village of Qunu in the Eastern Cape province, ending... read more »

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Cognizant to hire more in US, optimise workforce

Chennai: US-headquartered Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTS), which has over a third of its workforce in India, has said it will rationalise its cost structure by bringing the employee base in line... read more »

View: Indian diplomacy rises above the stratospher...

With imaginative use of India’s low-cost space capability, Prime Minister Narendra Mod has improved India’s none-too-smooth relations in the... read more »

NPA framework: Ordinance to empower RBI actually gives ...

The Presidential Ordinanceempowering the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to enforce expeditious resolution of non-performing assets (NPAs) of banks should hardly... read more »

Eman Ahmed’s chaotic exit from India compels Maha...

New Delhi: The ‘world’s heaviest woman’, Eman Ahmed, left India amidst a lot of controversy and a chaotic last day. Her final few moments in... read more »

With Gonda named dirtiest city, Aditynath wields broom ...

The U.P. Chief Minister arrived at the congested Baloo Addar locality in the heart of Lucknow and began sweeping the streets. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi... read more »

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Death toll rises to 7 after Bangladesh cement factory collapse

DHAKA, Bangladesh — The death toll from the collapse of the roof of a five-story cement factory in Bangladesh rose to at least seven Friday, a government official said. M. Jahangir Alam, the... read more »

Triple murder convict executed in Pakistan

Islamabad: A man convicted in a triple murder case was executed on Thursday in Pakistan`s Punjab province. Muhammad Siddique was hanged in a district... read more »

‘Law allows me to shoot’: Lankan PM’s...

Sri Lankan Prime Minsiter Ranil Wickramasinghe has stoked a controversy suggesting that Indian fishermen may be shot if they intruded into Sri Lankan... read more »

Pakistan an irreplaceable, all-weather friend: China

BEIJING: China said on Monday that Pakistan was its irreplaceable and all-weather friend and both the countries were part of the community of shared... read more »

World leaders head to Saudi to meet new King Salman

RIYADH: Dignitaries and leaders from around the world were to arrive in Saudi Arabia Saturday to offer their condolences to its new King Salman, a day after... read more »

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Crude oil futures plunge Rs 68 on weak Asian cues

NEW DELHI: Crude oil futures fell sharply by Rs 68 to Rs 2,990 per barrel on Thursday as speculators reduced bets amid a weakening trend in Asian trade. At Multi Commodity Exchange, crude for... read more »

Idea gets shareholders nod to raise up to Rs 10,00...

Idea Cellular said its shareholders have approved to raise up to Rs 10,000 crore through issue of non-convertible securities on private placement... read more »

Uber a good brand, but its products not tuned to Indian...

While Uber is a good brand with good products, competitor Ola’s Co-Founder and CEO Bhavish Aggarwal feels it trails in India because its products are not... read more »

Antrix told to pay Devas $672 million

The International Court of Arbitration upheld the Deutsche Telekom-funded Devas’s argument that the cancellation of the deal six years after an agreement in... read more »

Global stocks touch two-year low

In Dublin, the ISEQ index of Irish shares was down a hefty 2.68pc to 6055.96. That rout meant only a hand full of names escaped the general slide lower –... read more »

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Chinese dictator Mao’s painting sold for Rs 77 crore

Beijing . Chinese dictator Mao Zedong made ​​of this painting was auctioned for Rs 77 crore . The price is 18 times the value found in the previous auction . Sothebi Ruby ‘s London house... read more »

China’s defense budget increase by 12 per ce...

Beijing – The government announced the first day of the annual session of parliament . People’s Liberation Army of China’s military... read more »

10 killed in bus accident in China

At least 10 people were killed and several others injured, including four in critical condition, after a passenger bus overturned on an expressway in northwest... read more »

Chinese police bust four major baby trafficking rings r...

Hundreds of babies have been rescued by police in China after a crackdown was launched on trafficking infants. The nationwide bust saw 1,094 people arrested as... read more »

Chinese Man litigate His Polluted Hometown for Cost of ...

A man in northern China filed a lawsuit against his smog-enshrouded city’s environmental protection bureau, saying it owed him for the money he spent on an... read more »

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Virat Kohli needs to learn from MS Dhoni, feels Steve Waugh

Shanghai: Australia‘s World Cup winning captain Steve Waugh feels Indian star Virat Kohli should learn from Mahendra Singh Dhoni to keep his emotions in check and mature as a captain. Kohli took... read more »

IPL 8: Surya is my my Man of the Match, says Gambh...

Morne Morkel’s tidy spell might have earned him the Man of the Match award but for skipper Gautam Gambhir Surya Kumar Yadav was the... read more »

India, Pakistan may play bilateral series in December

Rohit Sharma is third cricketer to score ODI double century

KOLKATA: India and Pakistan are set to resume bilateral cricketing ties in December, Pakistan high commissioner to India Abdul Basit confirmed on Tuesday.... read more »

ICC Cricket World Cup: South Africa crush listless Sri ...

Leg-spinner Tahir (4-26) looked like a man possessed while Duminy (3-29) bagged the second hat-trick of this edition — after England’s Steven Finn... read more »

World Cup 2015: Wind will play a huge role at MCG

MELBOURNE: The Indian team was scheduled to arrive at 2 pm for practice at the Melbourne Cricket Ground but delayed its arrival by more than an hour. By 3.30,... read more »

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Panel to shape Nehru's birth anniversary year policies

Panel to shape Nehru’s birth anniversary year policies

New Delhi – A committee chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will lay! down policies and guidelines for commemoration of the 125th birth anni! versary of Jawaharlal Nehru, the first prime... read more »

North East Festival's second edition to be bigger, says organiser

North East Festival’s second edition to be b...

New Delhi – The two-day North East Festival here ended on a high note, thanks to support from the government. Now, Shyamkanu Mahant! a,... read more »

Visva-Bharati marks Tagore’s Nobel centenary

International seminar to mark Tagore's Nobel centenary

By Sirshendu Panth Kolkata – To salute poet-philosopher Rabindranath Tagore on the centenary of his getting the Nobel Prize for literature – the... read more »

Government clueless about sorry state of Maulana Azad&#...

Government clueless about sorry state of Maulana Azad's mausoleum

New Delhi – Union Minority Affairs Minister K. Rahman Khan Monday was clueless about the sorry state of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad’s mausoleum here... read more »

Washington exhibition explores yoga mysteries through a...

Washington exhibition explores yoga mysteries through art

By Arun Kumar Washington – The mysteries of the ancient Indian practice of yoga and its profound meanings are explored in what is described as the... read more »

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Government failed to defend policies: Praful Patel

Government failed to defend policies: Praful Patel

New Delhi – Minister of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises PrafulPatel Saturday said the government has failed to defend its own policies, which has “cost the country” and... read more »

Large space where land acquisition is possible: Rahul Gandhi

Large space where land acquisition is possible: Ra...

New Delhi – Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Saturday said there is a large space where land acquisition is possible. “The government... read more »

Sensex gains 371 points, oil and gas stocks rally

Sensex opens on a positive note; Hindustan Zinc rallies 7%

Mumbai – A benchmark index of Indian equities markets end! ed Friday’s trade 371.10 points, or 1.79 percent up. The bullish sentiment in the market... read more »

India Inc should keep abreast of changes in society: SE...

India Inc should keep abreast of changes in society: SEBI chief

New Delhi – The corporate world cannot ignore social and political ha! ppenings in the larger society because the considerations that govern the rest of... read more »

Sensex gains 173 points during pre-noon trade

Sensex, Nifty surge most in 7 weeks on RBI hopes; rupee gains 0.6%

Mumbai – A benchmark index of Indian equities markets gained 173.01 points or 0.84 percent during the pre-noon trade Friday. The rally was led by IT, oil... read more »

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Indian education needs greater thrust on skill and personality de...

AHMEDABAD: Indian teachers have voiced their opinions on the current state of India’s learning environment through ‘Pearson Voice of Teacher Survey 2014′. They feel that half of the... read more »

Tech institutions take the lead

The increased global emphasis on high-impact scientific and technological research is on display in this year’s QS World University Rankings,... read more »

IIM-A Insight ready with new vision

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AHMEDABAD: Insight, the marketing conclave of the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, will begin on Saturday on the institute’s campus. Over the... read more »

IIM likely to be established in Gaya

GAYA: Union finance minister Arun Jaitley in his budget speech proposed the establishment of Indian Institute of Management in Bihar. The Union govt has asked... read more »

India is second largest & fastest growing source of...

NEW DELHI: Representing 12% of the international student population in the country, New Zealand is turning out to be an emerging attraction for Indian students... read more »

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Raabta: Sushant Singh Rajput and Kriti Sanon’s candid pictu...

As the clock strikes down to the release of ‘Raabta’, the film’s lead stars Sushant Singh Rajput and Kriti Sanon have been out and about, promoting the Dinesh Vijan-directed movie. The duo... read more »

Lisa Haydon blessed with baby boy, names him Zack....

Lisa Haydon gave birth to a baby boy on May 17. The new mother shared the news on her social media account. It’s a boy for Lisa Haydon. After... read more »

Half Girlfriend box office collection day 1: Arjun Kapo...

Half Girlfriend starring had Arjun Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor started on a good note on the first day. The film collected Rs 10.27 crore on the first day.... read more »

Happy Birthday Jr NTR: Five films that redefined Jr NTR...

Happy Birthday Jr NTR: Jr NTR had to struggle a lot before he could find his feet in the industry as a lead actor. Jr NTR turned 34 on Saturday and chose to... read more »

SS Rajamouli ‘strongly considering’ Baahubali 3, set to...

As per reports, Karan Johar had an intense meeting with Baahubali director SS Rajamouli about officially launching Prabhas in the Hindi film industry. “Acha... read more »

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Dewani appeals to UK court to block extradition to South Africa

Dewani appeals to UK court to block extradition to South Africa

Johannesburg – Honeymoon murder suspect Shrien Dewani’s lawyers have appealed to the UK judges to block his extradition to South Africa until he is fit to stand trial. The appeal... read more »

Honeymoon murder victim` Anni Dewani’s father slams UK legal system

Honeymoon murder victim` Anni Dewani’s father slam...

London – Honeymoon murder victim Anni Dewani’s father has slammed the Britain’s legal system for not being able to punish her culprit... read more »

Pope Francis named Time Person of the Year

Pope Francis named Time Person of the Year

Sydney – Pope Francis has been reportedly named Time magazine’s Person of the Year, while NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has been chosen as the... read more »

World War II bomb defused in German city

World War II bomb defused in German city

Munich – A World War II bomb has been successfully def! used at the Germany’s Nuremberg central railway station, authorities an! nounced Wednesday.... read more »

Op Blue Star Lt Gen Brar’s London attackers sentenced u...

Op Blue Star Lt Gen Brar’s London attackers sentenced upto 14 years in jail

London – Operation “Blue Star” Lieutenant-General Kuldeep Singh Brar’s London attackers have been jailed for slashing his throat in revenge for the... read more »

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Ready to dissolve parliament, says Thai PM

Ready to dissolve parliament, says Thai PM

Bangkok – Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said Sunday that she was ready to resign or dissolve parliament to end the ongoing political turmoil. But an election has to be held within 60... read more »

Thai protesters mark Monday for final push against...

Anti-government protesters took a break from weeks of demonstrations on Saturday to prepare for a final push to topple the administration of Prime... read more »

N Korea confirms deporting aged US war veteran

N Korea confirms deporting aged US war veteran

Washington – North Korea has said it has deported an elderly U.S. tourist and war veteran detained for more than a month for alleged hostile acts against... read more »

South Korea mourns Nelson Mandela’s death

South Korea mourns Nelson Mandela's death

Seoul – South Korean President Park Geun-hye Friday condoled the passing away of former South African President Nelson Mandela, describing him a... read more »

Kim Jong Un’s uncle ousted from leadership role, ...

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Sydney – North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un’s uncle has apparently been purged and two associates executed. The move is seen as the most significant... read more »

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Crossword presents 12th edition of book awards

Crossword presents 12th edition of book awards

Mumbai – Crossword, the leading bookstore chain, presented the 12th edition of its popular books award here this weekend, with Ravi Subramaniam, called by the Wall Street Journal as John... read more »

Nation pays homage to B.R. Ambedkar on his 58th death anniversary

Nation pays homage to B.R. Ambedkar on his 58th de...

New Delhi – President Pranab Mukherjee led the nation in paying homage to Bharat Ratna Baba Saheb Dr. B.R. Ambedkar on his 58th death... read more »

Gandhian Nelson Mandela: a hero who battled apartheid

Gandhian Nelson Mandela: a hero who battled apartheid

Pretoria – South Africa’s first black p! resident Nelson Mandela, who died Thursday, was an icon for ending the much-reviled apartheid system, a... read more »

Jhumpa Lahiri’s “The Lowland” among T...

Jhumpa Lahiri's "The Lowl! and" among Time's top 10

By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec (IANS) Pulitzer Prize winning Indian-American author Jhumpa Lahiri’s new novel, “The Lowland”, set in Kolkata... read more »

Garo community in Nagaland celebrates “Wangala” Festiva...

Garo community in Nagaland celebrates “Wangala” Festival with great enthusiasm

Dimapur – Celebration is a way of life for the people in the northeast. Recently, the Garo community in Nagaland celebrated the Wangala Festival in... read more »

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Recipe: Creamy white beans

Preparation time: 10 minsCooking time: 30 minsServes: 2Ingredients :Onion 1, halved and slicedOlive oilChorizo 50g.chopped into chunksChicken stock 200mlCooked white beans 200gSpinach 100gCream... read more »

Recipe: Chicken Dumplings

Ingredients: 6 boned chicken breast with skin, 10 cups water, 1 tsp sage, 1 tsp poultry, 1/8 tsp grounded basil leaves, 1 tbsp salt and... read more »

Recipe: Jelly pudding

Ingredients: 1 packet of jelly crystals (any flavour) 200ml fresh cream, chilled and whipped 200gm condensed milk Method: – Prepare the jelly as per the... read more »

Recipe: Jeera aloo

Ingredients: –Four large sized potatoes (boiled, peeled and cut into pieces) – Four tbsp oil – One tsp jeera/cumin seeds – One tsp red... read more »

Recipe: Saffron rice & salan

A traditional Awadhi dish dug out from the secret kitchens of AwadhPreparation time: 30minsCooking time: 3o minutesServes:4Ingredients1kg chicken breast1... read more »

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FIFA rejects Barca’s appeal against transfer ban

FIFA has rejected Barcelona’s appeal against a transfer ban that would unable the club to sign players until January 2016 once the current transfer window shuts. The Spaniards were given the... read more »

Arsenal win FA Community Shield

Arsenal’s Mikel Arteta (C) lifts the Community Shield alongside teammates Santi Cazorla (R), Tomas Rosicky (2nd R) and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain... read more »

Xavi retires from national team

Xavi Hernandez, Spain’s leading playmaker in its run of three major titles, has retired from international duty after a disappointing World Cup. “I have... read more »

Suarez reached at CAS to appeal ban for biting

Luis Suarez has arrived at world sport’s highest court to appeal his ban for biting an opponent at the World Cup. The Uruguay and Barcelona forward did not... read more »

Liverpool edge Manchester City on penalties in friendly

Liverpool rallied twice against Manchester City and triumphed 3-2 in a penalty shootout on Wednesday after their pre-season friendly at baseball’s Yankee... read more »

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Gold, silver prices rise on brisk buying, global cues

NEW DELHI: Any revision in gold import duty is unlikely to take place before the Budget and there is no proposal as of now to reduce the 10 per duty, a finance ministry official said. “On... read more »

With gold prices falling, jewellers increase inven...

Trying to tap the falling gold prices, lakhs of jewellers across the country are increasing their inventory levels. Around 225 tonne of gold was... read more »

Appetite for jewellery boosts India gold demand: WGC

Indian appetite for gold jumped by more than a third in the last quarter, in sharp contrast to the rest of the world, boosted by jewellery demand for the... read more »

Gold, silver at multi-year lows on overseas cues

NEW DELHI: Gold and silver prices slumped to their multi-year lows to trade at Rs 25,800 per 10 grams and Rs 34,900 per kg, respectively in the national... read more »

Gold, silver likely to trade lower; copper may rise

Global markets traded mixed in the last fortnight as the US Fed’s decision to wind up its bond buying programme acted as a boost for equities wherein the... read more »

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6 ways sitting is killing you

That office chair, couch, cushion or bean bag isn’t the real culprit. It’s your lazy habit of parking yourself in a spot that is silently ringing the death knell for you. It’s tough... read more »

Drink your way to great skin

– While carrots are good for the eyes, carrot juice is said to be great for your skin because it contains vitamin A, known to avert the... read more »

Super benefits of ginger you did not know

Ginger is one condiment which not just spices up your food and gives it the punch; it also comes with a lot of health and beauty benefits. Here are some of... read more »

Simple exercises to reduce eye strain

Do you find yourself squinting your eyes and rubbing them in irritation often? Owing to the exposure of the computer screens and mobile phones in our daily... read more »

The secret to a long life? 80% of men could avoid a hea...

  Not smoking, taking exercise and drinking in moderation key to reducing risk Healthy diet and having a waist measuring below 37 inches also... read more »

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India draw 2-2 with Ireland in women’s hockey; win Test ser...

New Delhi: The series already in their pocket, Indian eves round off their Ireland tour with a 2-2 draw against the home team in the third and final hockey Test in Dublin. India had earlier defeated... read more »

Punjab beat Odisha to retain Junior Men National h...

Chennai: Punjab closed the championship in style, as they stunned Hockey Odisha 6-2 in the finals of the 4th Hockey India Junior Men National... read more »

Hockey India League: Mumbai Magicians bloom too late in...

Mumbai Magicians stunned Uttar Pradesh Wizards 3-2 on the latter’s home turf at the Dhyan Chand Stadium, Lucknow, on Tuesday. Though the result was... read more »

Hockey : Black Sticks fume at failure to fire

Hero Hockey World League Final

Bitter disappointment at failing to produce their best when it really mattered will be tempered by satisfaction at strides taken by the New Zealand Black... read more »

India take lead then lose grip

Hero Hockey World League Final

Hosts take rare two-goal lead over Australia, but go down 7-2 in the end. Never in recent memory has the Indian hockey team led by two goals against... read more »

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PRECIOUS-Gold rebounds to 5-month high after ECB launches QE prog...

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 bond-buying program aimed at reviving a... read more »

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

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... read more »

Government hikes import tariff value on gold, silver

NEW DELHI: The government today hiked import tariff value on gold to $401 per 10 grams and on silver to $543 per kg in line with global price trends. The... read more »

Gold Edges Towards 12-Week High on Safe-Haven Demand

Singapore: Gold edged up for a third session out of four to hover near a 12-week peak on Wednesday, bolstered by safe-haven demand as tumbling oil prices and... read more »

Gold firm ahead of US nonfarm payrolls report

SINGAPORE — Gold rose on Friday ahead of a closely watched US jobs report and the metal was set to post its first weekly gain in four thanks to safe-haven... read more »

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Physical exercise along with a proper diet can help maintain a he...

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 population is overweight or obese and studies... 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... read more »

Indian designer gives sarees whole new avatars

While we never get tired of the traditional way of draping a saree, the ethnic Indian attire has bloomed out to new silhouettes, cuts, and draping styles in... read more »

Power of Purse! Expensive designer bags are conveyers o...

There’s a lot more to a handbag than just carrying things, as women use high-end handbags and other expensive accessories to signal other women not just... read more »

Foodies beware! Junk food could make you ‘depress...

If you love gorging on fast food, chances are that you might end up being depressed, claims a new study. San Diego State University researchers analysed almost... read more »

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France conducts first airstrike in Iraq, destroys logistics depot...

PARIS: France says it has conducted its first airstrike in Iraq and has destroyed a logistics depot held by the Islamic State group. The office of President Francois Hollande’s office said... read more »

Libya’s Zawiya refinery, El Sharara oil fiel...

TRIPOLI: Libya’s 120,000 barrels-a-day Zawiya refinery has been shut down due to damaged storage, an oil ministry official said on... read more »

Iran rejects US-led coalition against IS

Seen from Tehran, which has helped both Damascus and Baghdad to confront IS advances, the coalition lacks credibility because some of its members had financed... read more »

Arab states mull air strikes on ISIS

PARIS: Several Arab countries have offered to carry out airstrikes against militants from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, senior US state department... read more »

Iraq Crisis: John Kerry says US-Arab coalition ‘c...

Kerry visits Israel amid reports of faltering Israeli-Palestinian talks

Ten Arab countries have agreed to help the US in its fight against the jihadist group, Islamic State (IS). After talks with US Secretary of State John Kerry in... read more »

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gst council proclaims remedy for exporters, e-wallets from april

The GST council in its twenty second meeting on friday announced a slew of relief for exporters, some of whom are going through working capital squeeze due to delayed tax refund.finance minister arun... read more »

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

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

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

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

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

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

Govt Identifies 140 places along Bangaldesh border, dep...

New Delhi: India has recognized 140 prone locations, deployed more protection personnel and surveillance devices, and released a “campaign” towards... read more »

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Canada to claim North Pole in Arctic claim at UN

Canada to claim North Pole in Arctic claim at UN

Johannesburg – Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has ordered the inclusion of the North Pole in the country’s Arctic claim, following a UN submission draft report proposal to exclude... read more »

Snowden denies wanting asylum in exchange for information

NSA gathering 5bn cellphone records daily, Snowden...

Washington – The National Security Agency is reportedly gathering nearly five billion records a day on the whereabouts of cell phones... read more »

Income inequality ‘defining challenge’ for ...

Income inequality 'defining challenge' for US: Obama

Washington – President Barack Obama Wednesday said incom! e inequality is the “defining challenge” for the US while a growing middle class is... read more »

Kerry visits Israel amid reports of faltering Israeli-P...

Kerry visits Israel amid reports of faltering Israeli-Palestinian talks

Jerusalem – Amid reports of Israeli-Palestinian talks losing momentum, US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Israel late Wednesday. Kerry has... read more »

Obama names acting Pentagon deputy chief

Obama names acting Pentagon deputy chief

Washington – US President Barack Obama has named Christine Fox, the former chief programme and budget analyst with the department of defence, to serve as... read more »

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Kejriwal appeals honest officers to approach him

Delhi elections 2015: Confident of running Delhi govt for next 5 ...

NEW DELHI: AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal is confident that the voters of Delhi will give a clear verdict in this elections. Kejriwal, who answered a range of questions from readers on TOI Hangout, said... read more »

Arvind Kejriwal: BJP Delhi chief Satish Upadhyay must e...

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal to sit on dharna if cops not suspended

NEW DELHI: AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal said on Wednesday that BJP leaders must come clean on their ties with power suppliers in Delhi. “BJP had promised a... read more »

‘Directionless’ AAP has no agenda: Manish T...

With Arvind Kejriwal questioning Prime Minister Narendra Modi whether he would fulfill his promise to grant full statehood for Delhi, Congress leader Manish... read more »

Sakshi Maharaj refuses to regret 4 kids remark, says ra...

Despite a massive uproar over his statement demanding that every Hindu woman in the country must produce at least four babies to protect their religion, BJP MP... read more »

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Indian scientists craft portable diagnostic kit for sickle cell a...

Kolkata: In a significant step towards improving the treatment of sickle cell anemia (SCA), scientists in India are developing a portable and affordable diagnostic kit, a lab-on-a-chip, that could be... read more »

India’s Mars orbiter completes about 80 perc...

Chennai: Inching closer to the red planet, India’s ambitious Mars orbiter spacecraft has covered more than 540 million kilometres, about 80... read more »

Astronaut Hartsfield dies at 80

Hartsfield flew on three shuttle missions including as commander of the Discovery’s maiden flight, NASA space agency said on Saturday. He died after a... read more »

India not investing properly in science

The report titled “Whither Science Education in Indian Colleges?” said that the lack of proper investment has affected the research sector in... read more »

Xiaomi launches Mi3, Redmi 1S, Redmi Note, may kill Ind...

he Chinese smartphone major Xiaomi with its top of the line handsets Mi3, Redmi 1S, Redmi Note, may kill Indian smartphones The leading Chinese smartphone... read more »

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Nepal's Maoist party not to join government

Nepal’s Maoist party not to join government

Kathmandu – Nepal’s third largest party, the (UCPN-Maoist), said Saturday that it will not join the coalition government but will join the constituent assembly for the sake of the... read more »

Musharraf lawyers urge UN to intervene into 'show trial'

Musharraf lawyers urge UN to intervene into ‘...

Islamabad – Lawyers of Pakistan’s ex-President Pervez Musharraf have reportedly urged the United Nations to intervene in the... read more »

Indian dam will affect Neelum-Jhelum project: Pakistan

Indian dam will affect Neelum-Jhelum project: Pakistan

Islamabad – The construction of the Kishanganga project by India in Jammu and Kashmir will result in 14 percent decrease in the flow of water for... read more »

Pakistani troops violate LoC ceasefire in Jammu

Indian Army lodges protest with Pakistan over ceasefire violations

Jammu – After almost two months of peace along the LoC, Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire Friday, targeting an Indian army posts in Jammu district... read more »

US law enforcers should be mindful of global realities:...

US law enforcers should be mindful of global realities: Haqqani

Against the backdrop of the arrest and humiliating treatment meted out to a senior Indian diplomat, a former Pakistani diplomat to the U.S. has cautioned the... read more »

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BCCI like a sThe PCB should listen to Javed Miandad and stop chas...

Pakistan great and India nemesis, Javed Miandad, is at it again. At a recent function in Karachi, Miandad advised the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to stop chasing after the BCCI to play a bilateral... read more »

Can make really good butter chicken: ‘World’s stro...

NEW DELHI: To say that Mark Henry is a ‘big guy’ hardly does justice to his enormous stature, both literally and figuratively. The 6 feet... read more »

Virat Kohli claims top rank in ICC T20I rankings

There was some more good news in the offing for India’s Test captain Virat Kohli as he was declared the No 1 ranked batsmen in T20 Internationals according... read more »

Former Pakistan cricketer Arshad Khan driving Uber cab ...

NEW DELHI: How would you picture the life of a former international cricketer? Probably nurturing the upcoming generation of cricketers, commentating, working... read more »

Captain’s knock: Kohli shows maturity in Sri Lank...

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... read more »

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Bangkok’s best street eats

The idea of binging on streetfood in Bangkok might seem a little suspect to those of us who like to know exactly what we’re putting in our mouths—but for the more adventurous eaters, a stroll... read more »

Look Alive, Travel Marketers – Vacations Aho...

“Happy Friday!” means so much more on the eve of Memorial Day weekend. While marketers prepare to relish in the impending three-day... read more »

Top beaches in India

With one of the world’s longest coastline at its disposal, India has incredibly scenic beaches that offer everything from solitude and sunbathing to parties... read more »

World’s best honeymoon destinations

World’s best honeymoon destinations For some, it’s Paris or Rome. For others it’s the exotic islands of Thailand. The possibilities for the perfect... read more »

Malaysia’s most idyllic islands

Malaysia is known for its many exotic islands and their stunning beaches, tropical rainforests and diverse cultures. From the diving hotspot Sipadan to the... read more »

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North Korea may Additionally take a look at Longer-Range Missile ...

Moscow: North Korea is planning to check a Missile that its officials stated could be able to accomplishing the united states west coast, in step with Russian legislators who lower back from a go to... read more »

China rejects us complaint of 1 belt one street pa...

Claiming un Support for its Controversial one Belt one street (obor) Initiative, China these days Rejected us Grievance Pronouncing the Undertaking... read more »

Nobel peace prize goes to anti-nuclear campaign in rebu...

An influential anti-nuclear campaign group has won the 2017 Nobel peace prize, in a decision that underlines the mounting danger of nuclear conflict amid... read more »

India, European Union enhance cooperation: Full text of...

India and the European Union on Friday decided to increase cooperation in counter-terrorism and areas of trade after Prime Minister Narendra Modi met the... read more »

Japanese reporter died after 159 hours of overtime.

TOKYO: Japan’s public broadcaster has vowed to reform its working practices as it revealed that a young reporter died of heart failure after logging 159... read more »

Kolkata-Khulna Train Service Flagged Off?

Kolkata: A New passenger teach carrier among Kolkata and Bangladesh’s Southwestern Industrial city of Khulna changed into these days flagged off by means of Prime Minister narendra... 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 kingdom during the last 2-1/2... read more »

In Beijing, Trump Presses China On North Korea And Trade?

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

GST Council Meet Begins Today: 4 Things Modi Must Do To Solve Traders’ Problems?

The GST council assembly is prepared to start today in assam’s Capital Guwahati, while investors and businessmen alike will hope get a few respite because the government appears to... read more »

India vs New Zealand 3rd ODI Stats: Virat Kohli’s Extraordinary N...

India persevered their unbeaten run in bilateral odi series as they received their 7th successive collection on sunday. in a 3-suit collection against new zealand, india received the second and 3rd... read more »