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ICC World Cup 2019: Why MS Dhoni is usin...

ICC World Cup 2019: Why MS Dhoni is using different bat logos in the tourna...

MS Dhoni has been using three different logos on his bat in the World Cup(Reuters) Former India captain MS Dhoni has always been known for making unusual decisions which keeps his fans and people astonished. Be it giving the last over to the then inexperienced Joginder Sharma in the 2007 T20I... read more »

Kabir Singh box office collection Day 14...

Kabir Singh box office collection Day 14: Shahid Kapoor-Kiara Advani film c...

In Kabir Singh, Shahid Kapoor plays the role of a doctor who becomes self-destructive when his girlfriend is married to another man. After hitting the double century at the box office, Kabir Singh is still going strong. The film, which bagged Rs 134.42 crore in the first week of its release, hit... read more »

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 tipped to feature...

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 tipped to feature ToF sensor

Samsung Galaxy S10 5G’s hexa-camera setup on both the front and back includes an additional Time-of-Flight (ToF) sensor for 3D sensing and more accurate facial recognition. The sensor can also be used for augmented reality features, better portrait mode shots and more. Now, Samsung is said to... read more »

Yes Bank acquires 9.57% stake in Everead...

Yes Bank acquires 9.57% stake in Eveready by invoking pledged shares

Private sector lender Yes Bank Thursday said it has acquired over 9% shares of battery maker Eveready by invoking pledged shares following loan default by a group company. “Yes Bank, pursuant to invocation of pledge of shares, acquired 68,80,149 equity shares… constituting 9.47% of the... read more »

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Desmond Tutu to attend Mandela's funeral

Desmond Tutu to attend Mandela’s funeral

London – South Africa’s Nobel peace laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu will attend the funeral of anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela Sunday. “Tutu will be travelling to Qunu early... read more »

Ex-army chief to testify in Mubarak retrial

Ex-army chief to testify in Mubarak retrial

Cairo – Egypt’s former army chief and defence minister Hussein Tantawi appeared in Cairo Criminal Court Saturday ! for testimony in the... read more »

Mandela makes final journey home

Mandela makes final journey home

 On a final journey to his home village where he had wanted to spend his final days, the remains of Nelson Mandela were honored amid pomp and ceremony on... read more »

10 killed in Central African Republic violence

10 killed in Central African Republic violence

Younde (Cameroon) –  At least 10 people were killed in fresh violence which broke out Thursday in Bangui, capital city of the Central African Republic,... read more »

Mandela’s statue to be erected at Presidency

Mandela's statue to be erected at Presidency

Johannesburg – A statue of anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, who passed away last week at his residence at the age of 95, will be erected at the... read more »

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After robberies, J&K bank stops cash transactions in 40 branc...

A customer can do transactions using cheques at these branches, and do cash transactions in nearest safe branches.   The Jammu & Kashmir Bank has stopped cash transactions in at least 40... read more »

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PM Modi Has Proved He Can Win Despite Tough Decisi...

The BJP’s victory in Uttar Pradesh is proof that tough decisions can be taken in politics without fear of a backlash in elections, Union... read more »

Former Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat Credits Party ...

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Mr Kamat romped home after defeating Bharatiya Janata Party candidateSharmad Pai Raiturkar by 4,900 votes. read more »

PM Modi Most Popular Leader Since Independence: Amit Sh...

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BJP chief Amit Shah arrived at the BJP’s headquarters in Delhi on Saturday afternoon to a big welcome from hundreds of party workers singing and dancing... read more »

Mayawati No 3, Alleges Rigging In What BJP Pegs As R...

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As the BJP headed for a landslide victory in Uttar Pradesh, former Chief Minister Mayawati blamed it on largescale rigging and threatened to complain to the... read more »

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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 destiny. Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Raheel... read more »

World leaders head to Saudi to meet new King Salma...

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... read more »

Yemen thrown into turmoil as its president resigns

SANAA: Yemeni leader Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi has offered to resign following a standoff with a powerful Shiite militia in control of the capital, throwing his... read more »

China mulls 7,000 km bullet train to connect Beijing an...

China is planning to build a 7,000 km-long high-speed railway line, costing $250 billion, between Moscow and Beijing through Central Asia to provide a fast... read more »

ISIS executing ‘educated women’ in new wave...

GENEVA: The UN on Tuesday decried numerous executions of civilians in Iraq by the Islamic State group, warning that educated women appeared to be especially... read more »

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Paytm Payments Bank books Rs 30-cr loss in 7 months.

Paytm Payments Bank incurred losses of Rs 30.7 crore between August 2016 and March 2017 of FY17, the firm has said in its filing to Registrar of Companies (RoC). The company, however, is not... read more »

Market Live: Sensex gains over 150 pts, Nifty firm...

12:40 pm Gold update: Gold prices were higher by Rs 61 to Rs 29,416 per 10 gram in futures trade as speculators widened their bets taking positive... read more »

Ola raises $2 billion from Softbank, Tencent, other inv...

Chinese internet giant has concluded a USD 2 billion fund raising from Tencent, Japan’s SoftBank and other US-based investors, according to multiple... read more »

RCom-Aircel Merger Called Off Due to ‘Regulatory&...

Reliance Communications, which is reeling under a debt of about Rs 46,000 crore, Sunday called off merger talks with Aircel, citing “legal and... read more »

4 Main Reasons for Rejection of Your Business Loan and ...

“You are rejected”— these three words are enough to panic you! Whether it’s a job, love proposal or a business loan, rejection hurts, and it hurts... read more »

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China's economy to be 'smooth and stable' in 2014: PM

China’s economy to be ‘smooth and stable’ in 20...

Beijing – China’s economy will be on a steady path in 2014, Premier Li Keqiang has said. During a trip to Tianjin, Keqiang said that China has the conditions in place to maintain the... read more »

China to strengthen supervision of officials' assets reports

China to strengthen supervision of officials’...

Beijing – China has ordered strict enforcement of a regulation that requires officials to report their assets and their family members’... read more »

China formally allows more couples to have second child

China formally allows more couples to have second child

Beijing – China’s top legislature Saturday made a resolution to allow couples to have two children if either parent is an only child. The Standing... read more »

Beijing may relax birth policy in 2014

Beijing may relax birth policy in 2014

Beijing – Beijing has started to examine a draft to relax the more than 30-year-old one-child policy, authorities said Friday. The standing committee of... read more »

China adds destroyer to its East China Sea fleet

China adds destroyer to its East China Sea fleet

Beijing – A destroyer was commissioned for the East China Sea fleet of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy Thursday, Xinhua reported. The... read more »

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ICC Cricket World Cup: South Africa crush listless Sri Lanka by 9...

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 — as South Africa sent the... 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... read more »

Can Suresh Raina do a ‘Yuvraj of 2011’? Dho...

Yuvraj Singh’s 15 wickets in the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup was one of the major factors which contributed to Mahendra Singh Dhoni lifting the coveted... read more »

Meet the underdogs of this year’s World Cup

This year’s World Cup is not just about Virat Kohli’s smashing 107 against Pakistan or Chris Gayle’s record-breaking 215 against Zimbabwe.... read more »

New Zealand prepares for Gayle in World Cup quarterfina...

The undefeated New Zealand squad is preparing to take on Chris Gayle in the World Cup quarterfinals, regardless of any uncertainty over the fitness of the... read more »

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On Iqbal's birth anniversary, his legacy remembered

On Iqbal’s birth anniversary, his legacy remembered

Aligarh – Celebrating the 136th birth anniversary of renowned poet and philosopher Allama Mohammed Iqbal, speakers at a function here demanded government recognition for him. The speakers also... read more »

It's time to 'Cook it up with Tarla Dalal' again

It’s time to ‘Cook it up with Tarla Da...

Mumbai – In a bid to pay a tribute to India’s first celebrity chef Tarla Dalal, who died here earlier this week following a cardiac... read more »

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Large space where land acquisition is possible: Rahul Gandhi

Large space where land acquisition is possible: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi – Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Saturday said there is a large space where land acquisition is possible. “The government has not abdicated its responsibility. There is... read more »

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

Sensex gains 371 points, oil and gas stocks rally

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... 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,... read more »

Rupee down 15 paise against dollar

Rupee down 15 paise against dollarRupee down 15 paise against dollar

Extending its losses for the fourth straight day, the rupee fell by another 15 paise to 62.29 against the dollar in early trade on Friday on the Interbank... read more »

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Student speak: Accounting edge

By Anusha UpadhyaA; CIMA student and senior executive at Wipro Technologies, India In today’s highly competitive and globalised world, employ ers look for skilled professionals who can... read more »

2600-acre plots identified for IIT in Kerala

KOCHI: Kerala may finally get its IIT as the state government has identified two plots — 600 acres in central Puduserry and 650 acres at West... read more »

1,000 US academics to teach in Indian universities

NEW DELHI: After planning to rope in scientists from the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) to take classes in schools and colleges, India... read more »

Indian education needs greater thrust on skill and pers...

AHMEDABAD: Indian teachers have voiced their opinions on the current state of India’s learning environment through ‘Pearson Voice of Teacher... 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, which are... read more »

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Lisa Haydon blessed with baby boy, names him Zack. Their photo to...

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 living her pregnancy in style, Queen actor is happy to... read more »

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

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... 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 »

Baahubali 2 box office collection day 16: SS Rajamouli ...

Baahubali 2 box office collection day 16: SS Rajamouli film collected Rs 1090 crore in Indian and Rs 240 crore in the overseas market. Baahuballi 2 has... read more »

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Same sex weddings expected in Britain next year

Same sex weddings expected in Britain next year

London – The first same sex weddings in Britain are expected to hap! pen from March 29 next year, Women and Equalities Minister Maria Miller said Tuesday. The British parliament approved the... read more »

Police clash with protesters in Ukrainian capital

Police clash with protesters in Ukrainian capital

Security forces clashed with protesters as they began tearing down opposition barricades and tents set up in the centre of the Ukrainian capital... read more »

Jailed Pussy Riot members might be pardoned under new K...

Jailed Pussy Riot members might be pardoned under new Kremlin amnesty bill

London – The jailed members of the Pussy Riot band could be released under a Kremlin amnesty. The Kremlin-friendly daily Izvestia said the amnesty bill... read more »

Costa Concordia Captain abandoned ship leaving almost 3...

Costa Concordia Captain abandoned ship leaving almost 300 people on board

Washington – An Italian court has heard that a coastguard official aboard the doomed cruise liner Costa Concordia had told its captain, Francesco... read more »

Putin creates ‘Ministry of Truth’ news agency to contro...

Putin creates ‘Ministry of Truth’ news agency to control Russian media

Washington – Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered the creation of a news agency in a move to further strengthen Kremlin control over the... read more »

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China slams Japan for slandering its air defence zone in international forum

‘Air-defence zone not to affect freedom of overflights̵...

Beijing – China Wednesday said its Air Defence Identification Zone over the East China Sea is not a “no-fly zone” and will not affect the “freedom of overflights”. In a... read more »

Thailand protesters storm army headquarters

Thailand protesters storm army headquarters

Protesters in Thailand stormed into the national Army headquarters on Friday, breaking into their latest high-profile target in a bid to topple... read more »

North Korea n-reactor may be in use again: IAEA

North Korea n-reactor may be in use again: IAEA

Vienna – The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said Thursday that it has evidence of suspicious activity coming from North Korea’s... read more »

S.Korea joins rash of nations strongly opposing China’s...

S.Korea joins rash of nations strongly opposing China’s new air-defense zone

Islamabad – South Korea has reportedly expressed dissent over China’s new air-defense identification zone over the East China Sea that has concerned... read more »

Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra survives no-confidence vote...

Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra survives no-confidence vote,protests continue

Thailand’s embattled Prime Minister has easily survived a no-confidence vote in parliament. Lawmakers in Bangkok voted 297 to 134 Thursday against unseating... read more »

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

Garo community in Nagaland celebrates “Wangala” Festival with gre...

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

Guwahati hosts Young Leaders Connect Conference

Guwahati hosts Young Leaders Connect Conference

Guwahati – In order to highlight rich prospects of development in the northeast and to discuss various issues concerning the region, young... read more »

New book about Mandela unveiled in South Africa

New book about Mandela unveiled in South Africa

Johannesburg – A new book detailing the anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela’s life was released here Tuesday. “His spirit is very, very... read more »

Learning to fight the world in Kargil

Learning to fight the world in Kargil

By Azra Khatoon Kargil – Saida Banoo, a sixteen-year old Blue Belter, has been learning Taekwondo for the last five years. Nothing exceptional for a... read more »

Anna Hazare to observe indefinite fast for Lokpal Bill ...

Anna Hazare to observe indefinite fast for Lokpal Bill from Dec 10

Ralegan Siddhi (Maha) – Social activist Anna Hazare will launch indefinite hunger strike for a strong Lokpal Bill, at Yadavbaba temple here from... read more »

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Recipe: Dahi Wada

A popular north Indian dish of lentil dumplings soaked in Yoghurt.Preparation time: 30 minutes + 3 hours soaking timeCooking time: 20 minutesServes: 4Recipe Ingredients:1 cup husked black gram... read more »

Recipe: Vanilla muffins

Vanilla flavoured muffinsPreparation Time: 15 minutesCooking Time: 20 minutesMakes: 8Recipe Ingredients:80g Flour60g Powdered Sugar½ tbsp.... read more »

Recipe: Tiramisu

Ingredients Nine teaspoons instant espresso powder dissolved in one and a half cups of water (cooled) – 250 ml baileys – 400 grams Savoiardi... read more »

Know the varieties of tea

The varieties of tea now available in the market have shot up like never before. Whether you go to a supermarket to buy tea for your home or go to a... read more »

How about a sugar-free apricot shrikhand?

Sugar-free Apricot Shrikhand This is a combination of golden apricots and yoghurt generously garnished with pistachios. Ingredients: Golden apricots –... read more »

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Bayern Munich chairman: Club will never fire Guardiola

Bayern Munich’s chairman is giving coach Pep Guardiola a ringing endorsement as he prepares for his second season in charge, saying that the club will never fire him. Chairman Karl-Heinz... read more »

Ronaldo, Messi, Ribery shortlisted for Ballon d'Or

Messi considered move to Arsenal

A leading Spanish website has claimed that Lionel Messi was interested in a transfer to English Premier League club Arsenal before the Argentine... read more »

Dunga hired as Brazil football coach

Brazil has hired Dunga as the coach of the national football team, returning to a job he held four years ago. The 50-year—-ld Dunga replaces Luiz Felipe... read more »

Steven Gerrard retires from international football

England captain Steven Gerrard announced his retirement from international football on Monday to focus on playing for Liverpool. The 34—year—old... read more »

Former Brazil defender Andre Santos attacked by fan

Arsenal fans will not have fond memories of Andre Santos, but all will be disappointed to learn of the treatment meted out to the defender in Brazil. Now... read more »

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Gold struggles on stronger economic data, higher equities

Gold steadied on Monday but failed to make any recovery from three straight days of losses as stronger global economic data and higher equities curbed the metal’s safe-haven appeal. Asian... read more »

Gold moves up by 0.55 pct on global cues

Tracking a firming global trend, gold prices rose 0.55 per cent to Rs 27,119 per ten gram in futures trade today as speculators enlarged... read more »

Gold falls 0.23% on weak global cuesGold falls 0.23% on...

NEW DELHI: Gold futures fell 0.23 per cent to Rs 26,897 per 10 grams on Friday as speculators locked in gains amid a weak global trend. At the Multi Commodity... read more »

Gold rises in futures trade on global cues

NEW DELHI, OCT 8:   Gold prices rose 0.27 per cent to Rs 27,020 per 10 grams in futures trade today as speculators created fresh positions after the... read more »

Gold tumbles, dips to over 3-month low on global cues

Gold prices tumbled by Rs. 440 to hit over three-month low of Rs. 27,010 per ten gram in the national capital today on heavy selling by stockists, triggered... read more »

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When you’re obese and pregnant

“Obese pregnant women are more likely to give birth to babies with excessive body fat and these children may grow up to be obese or overweight adults. The exact cause is not understood,”... read more »

Aqua aerobics and water sports

Although traditional workout methods are preferred by a wide majority, aqua exercises are being pursued by many for variety in their exercise... read more »

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... 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 occurrence of... 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 »

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Hero Hockey World League Final

Hockey World League: Another day, another loss

In the two days of the Hero Hockey World League, crowds have been woefully thin, with coaches and players making little attempt to disguise their disappointment about the lack of spectators. The... read more »

Hero Hockey World League Final

Hero Hockey World League Final

India dished out a pathetic performance to go down 0-2 to higher-ranked England and start their campaign on a losing note at the Hero Hockey World... read more »

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Swiss gold exports to India cross Rs 1.2 lakh crore

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 into the Indian shores. The value of precious metal... read more »

Gold And Silver : 2014

Gold Prices Fall as Traders Lock In Gains

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

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 »

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Study sheds light on how kids inherit anxiety from parents

If you wonder that whether your anxious behaviour will affect your child or not then the answer is probably yes, for a new study has claimed that anxious parents are more likely to have anxious... read more »

Here’s how you can look thinner by these sli...

If you feel awkward being fat chick and Meghan Trainor’s song ‘All About That Bass’ also didn’t helped you to get rid of... read more »

Blue-eyed people have this bad habit

People with blue eyes might have a greater chance of becoming alcoholics, according to an interesting new study. The study by researchers at the University of... read more »

Japanese retail giant teams up with Tajima for new life...

To create a new life wear for women, Japanese retail giant Uniqlo has join hands with Muslim fashion designer Hana Tajima. The retail giant, whose new... read more »

Couple married for 75 years dies hand-in-hand

An American couple, who had been married for 75 years fulfilled their final wish to die in each other’s arms after they passed away holding hands, within... read more »

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Life under ISIS: Captured teenage girl tells story of horrendous ...

A Yazidi girl captured by ISIS has revealed the extreme abuse she suffers as a sex slave at the hands of Islamic State (IS) extremists. Only 17 years old, Mayat, (not her real name) was kidnapped by... read more »

Gaza official: Israel Navy arrests Gaza fishermen

An official in the Gaza Strip says the Israeli Navy has arrested four Palestinian fishermen and seized their boat in one of the first instances of... read more »

Egypt ex-President Morsi charged over Qatar files leak

Ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi is being charged with handing over national security documents to Qatar, the state prosecutor says. Relations between... read more »

50 days of war leave Israelis and Palestinians only mor...

JERUSALEM: Only time will tell whether Israel will maintain the quiet it so desperately sought during 50 days of war with Palestinian militants in the Gaza... read more »

IS struggling to control its new-found oil riches: Expe...

DUBAI: Though the dreaded Islamic State is earning over $3 million daily by producing about 80,000 barrels of oil in Iraq and Syria, experts say the group is... read more »

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Rahul Gandhi says “PM Modi Can’t Let Go Of His PR Exe...

Rahul Gandhi, Congress Party President today accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of not taking a break from public relations exercises even at a time when India-Pakistan relations were at their... read more »

Sidhu Insists on Dialogue with Pakistan

Navjot Singh Sidhu, the Punjab minister on Thursday insisted that dialogue and diplomatic pressure will count for in seeking a long-term solution to... read more »

Pakistan to release IAF pilot tomorrow as ‘peace gestur...

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday said that captured Indian Air Force pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman will be released on Friday as a... read more »

21 Parties Blast BJP for Blatant Politicization Of Arme...

Leaders of 21 parties who met in parliament today said they backed the armed forces and expressed deep concern for the Air Force pilot who went missing during... read more »

IAF shoots down Pak aircraft; Indian pilot ‘missing in ...

The Ministry of External Affairs of India on Wednesday said Pakistan’s attempts to target military installations on the Indian side were foiled successfully... read more »

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US condemns shelling of Russian embassy in Damascus

US condemns shelling of Russian embassy in Damascus

Washington – The Obama administration has denounced the shelling of the Russian embassy Thursday in the Syrian capital of Damascus, calling for all perpetrators to be held... read more »

Syrian chemical weapons disposal plan to be released next week: UN

U.S. plans to destroy Syrian chemical weapons at s...

Washington – The United States is planning to destroy some of Syria’s deadliest chemical weapons in international waters aboard a... read more »

NSA snooped on porn habits of Islamist radicals to disc...

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

Washington – The documents revealed by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden have reportedly indicated that the US’ spy agency allegedly spied on the porn... read more »

Obama calls Saudi king over Iran: White House

Obama calls Saudi king over Iran: White House

Washington – US President Barack Obama Wednesday called King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia to discuss the negotiations over Iranian... read more »

CIA recruited Guantanamo Bay suspects to spy on al-Qa’i...

CIA recruited Guantanamo Bay suspects to spy on al-Qa’ida leaders post 9/11

London – The CIA turned some terror suspects, who were rounded up and delivered to the Guantanamo Bay military prison Cuba in the wake of the 9/11... read more »

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Rename Babar Road After Lt Ummer Fayaz, Demands Delhi BJP

New Delhi: A BJP leader has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, demanding that Babar Road in the national capital be renamed after Lieutenant Ummer Fayaz who was killed by militants in his home... read more »

Ready to Forego Power if CM Grants Total Loan Waiv...

Nashik: Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Friday said he is prepared to forego power and withdraw all the party’s ministers from the BJP-led... read more »

Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party hops from farce to fa...

It’s difficult to tell whether tragedy follows farce or farce follows tragedy. In the case of the Aam Aadmi Party, non-stop farce carries the hint of the... read more »

Rajinikanth Spoke Like PM Modi, Says RSS Ideologue

Chennai: RSS ideologue S Gurumurthy has welcomed Rajinikanth’s statements on joining politics, saying the Tamil superstar is making well thought out... read more »

Not in the race for PM’s post in 2019: Nitish Kumar

Bihar Chief Minister and JD(U) national president Nitish Kumar today emphatically said that he was not in the race for the Prime Minister’s post in... read more »

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India’s Mars orbiter completes about 80 percent of its jour...

Chennai: Inching closer to the red planet, India’s ambitious Mars orbiter spacecraft has covered more than 540 million kilometres, about 80 percent of its journey for its rendezvous with the... 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... 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 »

Finding life beyond Earth is within reach: NASA

NASA expects to find the first traces of alien life within the next 20 years. Experts from NASA and its partner institutions have outlined a road-map to the... read more »

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India, Pakistan, Afghanistan can only be friends: Sharif

India, Pakistan, Afghanistan can only be friends: Sharif

Islamabad – Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Friday said India, Afghanistan and Pakistan have no other option but to become good friends. In an interview to a Turkish media house, Sharif... read more »

Musharraf seeks forgiveness, says will not flee country

Musharraf seeks forgiveness, says will not flee co...

Islamabad – Former Pakistani dictator Pervez Musharraf has sought “forgiveness” for any wrongs he may have committed during his... read more »

Setting up special court to try Musharraf challenged

Setting up special court to try Musharraf challenged

Islamabad – An appeal was submitted Tuesday in the Islamabad High Court in Pakistan against the formation of a special court to try former president... read more »

Shahbaz visit must revive India-Pakistan peace: daily

Shahbaz visit must revive India-Pakistan peace: daily

Islamabad – The visit of Shahbaz Sharif, the chief minister of Pakistan’s Punjab province, t! o Indian Punjab earlier this month will be... read more »

Want to travel? Go to government, Musharraf told

General Pervez Musharraf can be arrested in Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC.) trial, say experts

Islamabad – Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf was Monday advised by the Sindh High Court to approach the government if he desired permission to... read more »

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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 to ICC’s latest rankings. According to... read more »

Former Pakistan cricketer Arshad Khan driving Uber...

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

Sports Ministry approves names for Dronacharya Award

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

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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... 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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Grenfell Tower: protection cash no longer Launched, Councils say

The government has now not released finances to make tower blocks secure following the grenfell tower fire, according to a few councils. numerous local government in England and wales say funding... read more »

The Head of the U.N. Nuclear Business Enterprise D...

As the Sector’s nuclear watchdog, the global atomic energy enterprise is responsible for ensuring nuclear power is used for peaceful purposes.... read more »

donald trump to unveil new responses to iranian (awful ...

Us President Donald Trump will announce new U.S. responses to Iran’s missile checks, aid for “Terrorism” and cyber operations as part of his new iran... read more »

North Korea may Additionally take a look at Longer-Rang...

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... read more »

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

Claiming un Support for its Controversial one Belt one street (obor) Initiative, China these days Rejected us Grievance Pronouncing the Undertaking has no... read more »

Mumbai Rain Updates: Intermittent spells of light to moderate rain in city for next few ho...

Mumbai rains, trains and weather Latest Updates: The toll in Ratnagiri district’s Tiware dam, which was breached earlier on Wednesday, has risen to nine with twenty four people still... 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 stalagmite structure of Lord Shiva... read more »

Mutual funds witness 60% fall in net inflows in 2018-19: Economic Survey

During 2018-19, there was a net inflow of Rs 1,09,701 crore in the mutual fund industry, says Economic Survey. However, the net inflows are 60 per cent lower than last year. Net inflows in... read more »

Opposition parties reject Centre’s call for ‘one nation, one election’ i...

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... read more »

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Ambati Rayudu announces retirement from all forms of cricket

India middle-order batsman Ambati Rayudu has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket, including the IPL, according to BCCI sources. The move comes after Rayudu was snubbed by the Indian... read more »