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Congress says no to tie-up, Kejriwal Res...

Congress says no to tie-up, Kejriwal Responds “Congress Helping BJP&#...

Aam Aadmi Party chief and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal hit out at the Congress as the party took a formal decision today to not ally with his party in Delhi today. The Congress was “helping the BJP”, he tweeted minutes after Sheila Dikshit said it was an “unanimous... read more »

7 Smart Kurti Styling Tips for Short Wom...

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 they like because their height is bothering them but as you can’t do much about your height but you can do a lot with your dressing. So... read more »

Elections 2019: AAP not to tie-up with C...

Elections 2019: AAP not to tie-up with Congress, declares candidates for 6 ...

The Aam Aadmi Party has announced the names of its candidates for six of the seven Lok Sabha seats in Delhi. The announcement was made by Delhi AAP convenor Gopal Rai, who also said that the party will not be entering into an alliance with the Congress. While Atishi Marlena has been nominated to... read more »

I know when and where the deal was made between AAP and Congress, says Gadkari
“Mungeri Lal Ke Haseen Sapne”...

“Mungeri Lal Ke Haseen Sapne” Gadkari Says When Asked If He Wil...

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, whose recent comments were construed by the Congress as an attack on Prime Narendra Modi, on Friday reacted to the speculation that he would be projected as the next prime minister of the country if his party needed support of other political parties to form a... read more »

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Mandela’s funeral begins with military procession

Mandela memorial translator branded `fake`

Johannesburg – South African Translators’ Institute (Sati) has claimed that the African National Congress (ANC) was aware about the “dodgy” behavior of the sign language interpreter,... read more »

South Africa mourns as Mandela lies in state for second day

South Africa mourns as Mandela lies in state for s...

Pretoria –  South Africans will get a second chance Thursday to pay their last respects to Nelson Mandela, a day after his distraught widow... read more »

Mandela’s body taken to presidential inauguration...

Mandela's body taken to presidential inauguration site

Pretoria – The body of former South African president and anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela was Wednesday brought back to the Union Buildings here... read more »

Nelson Mandela ceremony interpreter was ‘fakeR...

Nelson Mandela ceremony interpreter was 'fake'

The national director of the Deaf Federation of South Africa says a man who provided sign language interpretation on stage for Nelson Mandela’s memorial... read more »

Tears and tributes as Nelson Mandela lies in state

Tears and tributes as Nelson Mandela lies in state

Pretoria – Nelson Mandela’s tearful widow was among scores of family and dignitaries who stopped to pay their last respects before his open casket... read more »

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Punjab Poll Results: PM Modi Congratulates Amarinder Singh On Pol...

The ruling Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party combine received a major drubbing in these Assembly elections. read more »

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Assembly Election Result 2017: We Are Disappointed...

The AAP on Saturday said it was disappointed over losing the Punjab election but added that becoming the main opposition in the border state was... read more »

Uttarakhand Election Results 2017: Harish Rawat Loses B...

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The Congress was trounced in Uttarakhand by the BJP today, leading only in 13 of the state’s 70 seats at 1.30 pm. The BJP is leading in 58 seats at 3.15... read more »

Akhilesh Yadav’s Unforced Errors Will Impact His ...

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It turns out that Akhilesh Yadav’s big decisions in his attempt to stretch his political legs far from his father have backfired spectacularly. The... read more »

Will Mayor Of Lucknow Be Next UP Chief Minister? Up To ...

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Dinesh Sharma, the Mayor of Lucknow, says the mandate for him and other state leaders from Prime Minister Narendra Modi was simple – win a majority in... read more »

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Pakistan troops violate ceasefire

Pakistan troops fire at three border posts

Pakistan Rangers resorted to unprovoked firing on the international border here Wednesday. “Pakistan Rangers started firing at three BSF outposts in Arnia area today morning,” a senior police... read more »

Sri Lanka: Police raids Mahinda Rajapaksa’s countr...

Colombo – Embattled former Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa’s country home in the southern province has been raided by police who were... read more »

1,000 lash sentence for Saudi blogger postponed

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia postponed until next week Friday’s flogging of a blogger jailed for insulting Islam, citing medical reasons, a week after he... read more »

Pakistan Hangs Terrorist, 20th Execution Since Moratori...

LAHORE: Pakistan today hanged a terrorist of a banned anti-Shiite outfit in Lahore after a court upheld the death penalty awarded to him, taking the number of... read more »

Indian Among 22 Missing After Boat Sinks in China: Medi...

SHANGHAI: More than 20 people were missing today after a tugboat sank on a trial voyage on the Yangtze, China’s longest river, state media and... read more »

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President Pranab Mukherjee signs ordinance empowering RBI to act ...

President Pranab Mukherjee has approved an ordinance to amend the Banking Regulation Act, empowering the Reserve Bank of India to act directly against top loan defaulters. With the promulgation of... read more »

Baba Ramdev’s MNC-bhagao plan includes Patan...

Baba Ramdev, the yoga guru and promoter of home-grown FMCG company Patanjali Ayurveda, has in the past been vocal about taking the deep-pocketed... read more »

Top NRI Realty Investment Destinations

Top NRI Realty Investment Destinations

The Nonresident Indian`s (NRI) investment in real estate is a big boost to the struggling reality sector. In the past, the NRI population primarily bought... read more »

Strong U.S. job growth, rising wages set stage for Fed ...

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. employers hired workers at a robust pace in February, beating expectations, and wages grinded higher, which could give the... read more »

Volkswagen pleads guilty in U.S. court in diesel emissi...

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DETROIT/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Volkswagen AG pleaded guilty on Friday to fraud, obstruction of justice and falsifying statements as part of a $4.3... read more »

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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 warship, Zhengzhou, belongs to the new... read more »

US disappointed over Shinzo Abe's visit to war shrine

China flays Abe’s Yasukuni visit

Beijing – China Thursday condemned Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to the Yasukuni shrine, saying the gesture is “a... read more »

China sets five-year plan to check corruption

China to strengthen supervision of officials' assets reports

Beijing – The Communist Party of China (CPC) has vowed to fight corruption and maintain its “high-handed posture” in the next five... read more »

China exposes corrupt disciplinary officials

China to strengthen supervision of officials' assets reports

Beijing – The top disciplinary arm of the Communist Partyof China (CPC) Wednesday detailed four corruption cases involving disciplinary officials as... read more »

China launches communication satellite for Bolivia

China launches communication satellite for Bolivia

Beijing – China successfully sent a Bolivian communications satellite into orbit with its Long March-3B carrier rocket from southwest Xichang Satellite... read more »

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Lalit Modi ousted from Rajasthan Cricket Association

In what appears to be a major shift in the Rajasthan Cricket Association(RCA), a no confidence motion was passed by the members against former Indian Premier League commissioner Lalit Modi and his... read more »

World Cup 2015: Sourav Ganguly pleasantly surprise...

HAMILTON: The surprise package in this World Cup has been the Indian bowling. Nobody gave this attack a chance going into the tournament, especially... read more »

Warning bells? Dhoni says Jadeja needs to step up, impr...

Holders India marched into the quarter-finals of the World Cup with their fourth consecutive win but all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja’s form with the bat has... read more »

ICC World Cup: Sachin Tendulkar Superfan Sudhir Gautam&...

  Perth: Sudhir Gautam is a well known face to cricket fans the world over thanks to his impeccable body paint and the huge Indian flag he furiously... read more »

KP reveals has received offers from English counties to...

Sacked England batsman Kevin Pietersen has kept alive the talks of his possible return to the national side after he revealed that he has received offers this... read more »

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RBI-reference rate for US dollar, euro

RBI-reference rate for US dollar, euro

 The Reserve Bank of India on Monday fixed the reference rate of rupee against U.S. dollar at 62.1024 and the euro at 85.4284 as against 62.1266 and 85.4135 on last Friday. In a press release... read more »

Sensex closes 50 points down; oil and ! gas stocks down

Sensex closes 50 points down; oil and ! gas stocks...

Mumbai – A benchmark index of Indian equities markets ended Monday’s trade 50 points or 0.24 percent down, as inflation data dashed any... read more »

Sensex trades flat during early session

Sensex trades flat during early session

Mumbai – A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading flat at 1.10 points or 0.01 percent down in the early morning trade Monday. Selling... read more »

Chidambaram calls for high level of probity in capital ...

Chidambaram calls for high level of probity in capital market

Mumbai – Pitching for high level of probity, Finance Minister P Chidambaram today said Indian capital markets are facing many concerns including low... read more »

Wal-Mart names Krish Iyer as India unit head

Wal-Mart names Krish Iyer as India unit head

New Delhi – US retail major Wal-Mart Stores Friday named Krish Iyer as the president and chief executive officer (CEO) of its India unit, effective Jan... read more »

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HSC, SSC re-exam from September 26

KOLHAPUR: The HSC and SSC examinations for students giving a second attempt will start in September and end in October, officials of the Maharashtra state board for secondary and higher secondary... read more »

Special entrance exam to fill large number of vaca...

In a breather to promoters of engineering colleges, a special joint entrance examination will be held on September 7 . According to Odisha Private... read more »

IIT-Bombay receives largest ever donation for research ...

NEW DELHI: The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay has received Rs 95 crore, the largest donation in its history, to set up a centre to develop... read more »

University Grants Commission ‘allows’ IISc ...

NEW DELHI: The University Grants Commission (UGC) is understood to have allowed IISc Bangalore to continue with the four-year undergraduate programme. Indian... read more »

IISc Bangalore in talks with UGC over 4-year course

BANGALORE: The Universities Grants Commission (UGC) may have asked the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, to discontinue its four-year B.Sc... read more »

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Twinkle Khanna’s Baahubali 2 Twitter blunder has a funny twist: ‘...

Twinkle Khanna’s take on Baahubali 2 and her favourite character Kattappa are quintessential funny. Twinkle Khanna just ended up watching Baahubali 2 and shared some interesting insights about... read more »

Baahubali Prabhas refused brand endorsements worth...

SS Rajamouli’s magnum opus ‘Baahubali 2: The Conclusion’ has created new mammoth records and broken several ones to be hailed as... read more »

Sarkar 3 movie review: Despite Amitabh Bachchan trying ...

Sarkar 3 movie review: The best thing you can say about Amitabh Bachchan and Ram Gopal Varma’s Sarkar 3 is that it is not as ghastly as Ram Gopal Varma... read more »

Vivek Oberoi donates 25 flats to families of CRPF marty...

Vivek’s organistation has written a letter to the CRPF fraternity announcing the flats to the kin of the martyrs who laid their lives for the nation in... read more »

‘Raabta’ new song: Sushant Singh Rajput’s ‘...

While the first song from the Sushant Singh Rajput and Kriti Sanon starrer ‘Raabta’ showcased the crackling chemistry between the lead couple,... read more »

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Britain’s SAS not involved in Diana’s death: Police

French cops open new inquiry in Princess Diana’s `murder plot`

London – Mere days after the Met Police announced that they had finished looking into Princess Diana’s supposed ‘murder plot’, French cops have declared a new inquiry in the allegations... read more »

Matteo Renzi elected Italian left's new leader

Matteo Renzi elected Italian left’s new lead...

Rome – Florence Mayor Matteo Renzi won a resounding victory in the race to lead Italy’s centre-left Democratic Party, part of the... read more »

Sweden partner in NSA snoop-op on Russia, documents rev...

Snowden denies wanting asylum in exchange for information

Wellington – Sweden has been reportedly collaborating with the US in spying on Russia, documents leaked by whistleblower Edward Snowden revealed. The... read more »

Pope Francis sets up Vatican committee to fight child s...

Pope Francis sets up Vatican committee to fight child sex abuse

London – Pope Francis is setting up a Vatican committee to fight sexual abuse of children in the Catholic Church. The announcement was made by the... read more »

Berlusconi’s girlfriend appeals to Pope Francis to salv...

Berlusconi’s girlfriend appeals to Pope Francis to salvage his name

London – Silvio Berlusconi’s girlfriend has requested Pope Francis to grant her an audience so she can fight to clear the expelled senator’s... read more »

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Japan sets up new panel for national security

Japan sets up new panel for national security

Japan on Wednesday created a National Security Council, giving the prime minister’s office greater authority over security matters. The law approved by parliament would give Premier Shinzo Abe... read more »

Thai opposition kicks off no-trust debate as street protests continue

Thai opposition kicks off no-trust debate as stree...

Thailand’s main opposition party on Tuesday kicked off a censure debate on the performance of embattled Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatara and... read more »

Anti-government protesters occupy Thai finance ministry

Thai opposition kicks off no-trust debate as street protests continue

BANGKOK – Thousands of anti-government protesters broke barricades and police lines on Monday to get inside the premises of the Finance Ministry in the... read more »

Volcano erupts to form new islet in Japan

Volcano erupts to form new islet in Japan

Tokyo – A volcano eruption has formed a new islet about 1,000 km south of Tokyo in the Ogasawara chain. The islet is about 200 meters in diameter and... read more »

Fukushima nuke disaster `warning to world`, Tepco head ...

Fukushima nuke disaster `warning to world`, Tepco head tells UK

London – The crippled Fukushima nuclear plant head has said that the catastrophic triple meltdown at the Daiichi nuclear plant in March 2011 was... read more »

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IITF 2013 showcases rich traditions, culture of northeast

IITF 2013 showcases rich traditions, culture of northeast

By Themthingchon YR New Delhi – The ongoing India International Trade Fair (IITF) 2013 in New Delhi provides a global platform for craftsmen and entrepreneurs from different states of the... read more »

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“Six legged Soldiers”

I have come across the most amazing book “Six legged Soldiers” by Jeffrey Lockwood. He talks about man’s use of insects as the earliest... read more »

Why I am giving up Mandarin classes to learn Elephant

Why I am giving up Mandarin classes to learn Elephant

By Nury Vittachi Struggling to learn Man! darin? Unhappy with English? Why not learn a niche language, such as Elephant? Nirmala Topno did, and it made her a... read more »

Mohsin Hamid, Cyrus Mistry shortlisted for literature p...

Mohsin Hamid, Cyrus Mistry shortlisted for literature prize

New Delhi – Cyrus Mistry’s ‘Chronicle of a Corpse Bearer’, Mohsin Hamid’s ‘How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia’... read more »

K.P.S. Gill: Larger than life

K.P.S. Gill: Larger than life

By Rahul Dass Book: “KPS Gill: The Paramount Cop”; Author: Rahul Chandan; Publisher: Maple Press; Pages:244; Price: Rs.295. K.P.S. Gill, the... read more »

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5 foods that make you smarter

Oily fish A common problem that several people face today is trying to recollect simple everyday tasks — what errands you need to run, who you’re supposed to call or what you had for lunch.... read more »

10 breath freshening foods

1. Water! Water! Water!: Water is a quick and an easily accessible remedy for rapidly making that breath fresh. And it is a simple tip to follow.... read more »

This monsoon, make bombils Parsi-style!

The way Parsis enjoy Bombay Duck is distinct from other communities. Says Pervin Marzban Bilimoria who loves to cook the fish, “Vinegar is the trick... read more »

Foods to try in Amsterdam

The eats you just have to indulge in on your next visit to the Dutch capital Having evolved from being a city on the bank of the river Amstel in the 12th... read more »

Recipe: Konkani egg curry

Ingredients: Four eggs, half cup finely chopped onion, three or four medium sized tomatoes (blanched and skin removed), one tsp chopped ginger, one tsp... read more »

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Dunga tipped to return as Brazil coach

Brazil’s 1994 World Cup-winning captain Dunga has emerged as a favourite to replace Luiz Felipe Scolari as coach of the Selecao. The 50-year-old is in talks with the country’s top football... read more »

England drop in Fifa world rankings to 20th

The drop of 10 places following a poor World Cup means they are behind Bosnia-Hercegovina, Costa Rica and the USA. Spain have gone from top to... read more »

Luiz Felipe Scolari: Brazil coach ‘resigns’...

Scolari, 65, won the tournament in 2002 but his side could only finish fourth when hosting this year’s event. His team were thrashed 7-1 by Germany in... read more »

Tears, cheers in Argentina

Buenos Aires – Argentines reacted with tears, cheers and violence after the dream of a third World Cup title slipped through their fingers Sunday, as... read more »

FIFA 2014 :Huge Success for Brazil, But Not on the Fiel...

RIO DE JANEIRO — When Mario Götze settled a crossing pass with his chest and volleyed a goal that won the World Cup, German fans roared in ecstatic... read more »

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Gold inches up for third day; Fed eyed for rate outlook

SINGAPORE: Gold inched up for a third straight session on Wednesday as speculation mounted that the Federal Reserve would vow to maintain interest rates at low levels when the US central bank... read more »

Gold, silver up on increased buying, firm global c...

Gold prices rose further by Rs. 10 to Rs 27,460 per 10 grams in the national capital on Tuesday, on increased buying by jewellers and retailers for... read more »

Gold price ends at fresh 3-month low of Rs 27,415 per t...

New Delhi: Gold prices fell further by Rs 195 to close at fresh three-month low of Rs 27,415 per ten gram in the national capital Friday on continued selling... read more »

Gold at three-month low on global cues

Extending losses for the eighth straight day, gold prices tumbled to trade at a three-month low of Rs. 27,600 per ten gram by falling Rs. 150 in the national... read more »

Gold dips below Rs 28K level on weak global cues

Continuing its losing streak for the fourth straight day, gold prices dipped below the Rs 28,000-level by falling Rs 70 to hit over two-month low of Rs 27,950... read more »

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

  Not smoking, taking exercise and drinking in moderation key to reducing risk Healthy diet and having a waist measuring below 37 inches also crucial Giving up each individual bad habit lowers... read more »

Tips to survive festive cravings

Even the most strong-willed and health-conscious will give in to temptation. Moreover, it’s no fun to always say `no’. The best way to... read more »

Give your health a boost with artichokes

Experts say that artichokes are high in antioxidants — more so than most vegetables. Antioxidants neutralise and remove free radicals from your bloodstream,... read more »

Have you done troga yet?

The first time you might have heard of Troga was in a sitcom, where one character, Mitch, asks the other character Claire who’s on a treadmill,... read more »

Overcome your iron deficiency with these foods

Experts say that millions of women around the world suffer from iron deficiency, more popularly known as anaemia. This nutritional insufficiency is known to... read more »

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Gold futures rise to Rs. 26,812 per 10 gm

Gold prices rose 0.86 per cent to Rs. 26,812 per 10 grams at the futures trade today as speculators created fresh positions, taking positive cues from the global market. At the Multi Commodity... read more »

Gold steady at Rs 27,000 on scattered buying; silv...

Gold prices on Wednesday held steady at Rs 27,000 per ten gram at the bullion market in the national capital on scattered buying by... read more »

Gold prices fall by 0.21 per cent in futures trade on g...

Gold prices eased by 0.21 per cent to Rs 26,800 per 10 grams in futures trade on Tuesday, tracking a weak global trend, as speculators offloaded their... read more »

Gold Falls by Rs 45 to Rs 27,265 on Sluggish Demand

New Delhi: In a mixed pattern of trading, gold prices declined by Rs 45 to Rs 27,265 per 10 grams at the bullion market on Monday, owing to slackened demand... read more »

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... read more »

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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 recent times. Now, Indian designer Lalit... read more »

Power of Purse! Expensive designer bags are convey...

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... 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... read more »

Working moms readily accepted now

Societal acceptance of working mothers is now a given and is at an all-time high, says a new study. Researchers analysed data from nearly 600,000 respondents... read more »

Say no to vitamin B12 to keep pimples at bay

Tired of pimples on your skin? A new research claims that staying away from vitamin B12 will keep off painful acne. According to the new UCLA research, the... read more »

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50 days of war leave Israelis and Palestinians only more entrench...

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 Strip, and whether Hamas will leverage the... read more »

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

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... read more »

The rise of ISIS: Group of 10,000 fighters now controls...

ISIS now controls territory the size of the UK, is making £600,000 a day from selling oil and ransoming hostages and has a fighting force of 10,000... read more »

US jets again strike jihadists around Iraqi dam

WASHINGTON: The United States carried out another round of air strikes on Monday against militants from the so-called Islamic States battling Iraqi and... read more »

Israel claims nearly 1,000 acres of West Bank land near...

JERUSALEM: Israel laid claim on Sunday to nearly 1,000 acres of West Bank land in a Jewish settlement bloc near Bethlehem — a step that could herald... read more »

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Gurgaon Police Planted Knife On Bus Conductor, Finds CBI Probe?

New Delhi: The Cbi’s probe into the killing of Pradhyumn has discovered that gurgaon police planted the homicide weapon, a knife, on college bus conductor ashok kumar as they accused him of... read more »

Delhi Air Pollution LIVE Updates: Put Politics Asi...

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday reiterated the need for all neighbouring kingdom governments to pitch in and placed aside their... 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... read more »

GST Council Meet Begins Today: 4 Things Modi Must Do To...

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... read more »

Heavy Rains Lash Chennai, Showers To Continue For 4-5 D...

After hot days and water scarcity, chennai finally received Rain. the a whole lot-awaited monsoon, which turned into predicted for weeks now, arrived in... read more »

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US defies Chinese restrictions by flying bombers over Senkaku islands

US defies Chinese restrictions by flying bombers over Senkaku isl...

Washington – The United States has reportedly flown two B-52 bombers over the disputed Senkaku Islands as part of a training exercise amid increased tensions in the sensitive region. The two... read more »

US school shooter obsessed with mass murders

US school shooter obsessed with mass murders

Washington – A report on the December 2012 “massacre of the innocents” at a US elementary school says that the gunman had an... read more »

Obama defends Iranian nuclear deal against ‘tough...

Obama defends Iranian nuclear deal against 'tough talk and bluster'

London – President Barack Obama has defended the breakthrough deal between Iran and world powers on Tehran’s nuclear programme. Obama however... read more »

Obama assuages Netanyahu on Iran post ‘historic b...

Obama assuages Netanyahu on Iran post 'historic blunder' remarks

Washington – President Barack Obama has reaffirmed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on working out a comprehensive solution for preventing Iran... read more »

Historic deal limits Iran’s ability to make a bom...

Historic deal limits Iran's ability to make a bomb: Obama

Washington – As ! Iran and six world powers struck a historic deal early Sunday over Tehran’s nuclear programme, US President Barack Obama said it... read more »

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Strong India-USA ties will benefit people of the world at large&#...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that strong relations between New Delhi and Washington DC will benefit people of both countries and the world at large, wishing the citizens of United... read more »

Hindu religion has solution to all problems in wor...

BJP president Amit Shah on Sunday said Hindu religion has solution for all the problems in the worldHindu religion has solutions for all the... read more »

Jaitley meets PM Modi, Amit Shah amid raging Lalitgate

Amid the raging row over two top BJP leaders helping scam-tainted former IPL chief Lalit Modi, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday separately met Prime... read more »

Despite signs of truce, Yadav and Bhushan offered to qu...

Aam Aadmi Party leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan, who were in the middle of a bitter infighting, have offered to quit from all party posts provided... read more »

‘Lack of transparency in AAP alienating workers&#...

AAP leader Mayank Gandhi contended on Saturday that the lack of transparency within the party was alienating workers, a reflection of the growing rift between... read more »

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This device may ‘kill’ computer mouse

WASHINGTON: A thimble-like device that sits at the end of your finger and allows you to interact with the virtual world in three dimensions may render the indispensable computer mouse obsolete. The... read more »

How to Teach Humans to Remember Really Complex Pas...

If passwords are considered the bane of the data security industry, it’s partly because humans are awful at choosing them: By some counts, we... read more »

Indian joint winner of George Polya Prize

Nikhil Srivastava, a young Indian mathematician, has become the first joint winner of the prestigious 2014 George Polya Prize for finding a solution to a... read more »

LAVA UNVEILS 6-INCH PHABLET ‘MAGNUM X604’ FOR RS 11,999...

A new 6-inch phablet is going to hit the shelves under brand Lava. The newly launched phablet dubbedMagnum X604 is now available for Rs 11,999. The phablet... read more »

Titan could have own Dead Sea

The ocean inside one of Saturn’s moons could be as salty as the Dead Sea, NASA scientists have found. The data comes from the Cassini space... read more »

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South Asia

'Pyar kiya to darna kya': Karzai on ties with India!

‘Pyar kiya to darna kya’: Karzai on ties with India!

Pune – Afghan President Hamid Karzai, acknowledging the “love affair” between India and Afghanistan, has said if India continues with its current levels of support to his government for... read more »

Pakistan, Sri Lanka discuss naval cooperation

Pakistan, Sri Lanka discuss naval cooperation

Colombo – Visiting Pakistani Naval Chief Admiral Mohammad Asif Sandila discussed ways to boost military cooperation with Sri Lanka, the... read more »

Court reserves judgment on Musharraf travel ban

Court reserves judgment on Musharraf travel ban

Islamabad – The Sindh High Court Monday reserved its judgment on former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf’s plea for removing his name from the... read more »

Former president Hassan returns to Maldives

Former president Hassan returns to Maldives

Male – Former Maldives president Mohamed Waheed Hassan, who left for Hong Kong on the eve of the Nov 16 presidential elections, returned to the... read more »

Nepal’s CPN-Maoist party demands roundtable confe...

Nepal's Maoist party not to join government

Kathmandu – The Communist Party of Nepal, Maoist (CPN-Maoist), which boycotted the Nov 19 national elections, has reiterated its demand for holding a... read more »

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Sania Mirza to be conferred Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna

NEW DELHI: Sania Mirza is all set to become the first woman tennis player to be conferred India’s highest sports award Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, Times Now reported on Tuesday. Sania is only the... read more »

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

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

Cricbuzz named title sponsor of India-Sri Lanka Test se...

Cricbuzz, one of the leading cricket news and information destinations on web and mobile, was on Monday named as the title sponsor for the upcoming India-ri... read more »

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

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

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

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

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

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Russian Travel Operators Say Tourism Affected By Ukraine Crisis

Moscow’s interference in Ukraine has caused a sharp drop in foreign tourism to Russia, with scores of travel cancellations for political and security reasons coming ahead of the summer holiday... read more »

Visa-free travel to Japan could boost tourism

Manila / Philippines – Visa-free travel could do wonders for Japan’s tourism, the Philippine envoy to the Land of the Rising Sun said... read more »

Travel woes: when your luggage doesn’t arrive

Returning from a recent leisure trip to Miami, Jerry Jorgensen landed in Detroit only to face one of the biggest frustrations of air travel: His bag was... read more »

Apply for a $1 Million Luxury Travel Job

If you’re sitting at your desk and not doing your work, it’s probably because your hate your job and want a new one. How about a chance to take a... read more »

Indian Railways to introduce premium AC trains

The Indian Railways has decided to run 17 more premium AC-special trains between Delhi and Mumbai. Howrah Bridge, Kolkata Howrah Bridge, Kolkata These... read more »

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Nobel peace prize goes to anti-nuclear campaign in rebuke to arme...

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 simmering tensions between the US and North... read more »

India, European Union enhance cooperation: Full te...

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

Sir Edward Heath ‘would have been questioned̵...

Sir Edward Heath would have been questioned over sex abuse claims if he was alive when they came to light, police have said. Wiltshire Police launched... read more »

Tillerson’s News Conference Only Highlights Strains Wit...

WASHINGTON — Long-simmering tension within President Trump’s national security team spilled into public view on Wednesday as Secretary of State Rex W.... read more »

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CNG and LNG cars are viable alternatives till electric cars become affordable

India has plans to promote the use of more efficient CNG and LNG cars till electric cars become mainstream. Globally, India is the fourth largest importer of crude oil. In recent years,... read more »

Priyanka Chopra New York Fashion Week 2019

Priyanka Chopra was among the many high-profile guests who turned up to attend designer Mi...

Actor Priyanka Chopra is currently busy with the promotions of her Hollywood film, Isn’t It Romantic that is set to arrive on Netflix on February 28. The actor has been making all the... read more »

Kangana Ranaut to Direct Her Own Biopic, Says 'It's Not a Propaganda Film'

Kangana Ranaut to Direct Her Own Biopic, Says ‘It’s Not a Propaganda Film̵...

After making an impressive directorial debut with her latest release Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi, Kangana Ranaut has already revealed details about her sophomore project as a... read more »

Zoya Akhtar Dying to Work With Hrithik Roshan, Spills the Bean on 'Zindagi Na Milegi Dobaara' Sequel

Zoya Akhtar says she is really keen to work with Hrithik Roshan again – ‘Zinda...

Zoya Akhtar’s latest film Gully Boy is getting critical acclaim. The film has opened in the cinema halls today and has brought Zoya back in the spotlight. Among other things, she is... read more »

Mulayam Singh Yadav’s Party mulls withdrawing support to UPA govt

Rabri Devi Says “His Memory Is Fading” to Mulayam Sin...

Patna: A day after after Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Parliament, former Bihar Chief Minister Rabri Devi, on Thursday, said Mulayam Singh... read more »