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Yoga guru B.K.S. Iyengar dead; PM condoles  
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Pune (Maharashtra) : Yoga guru B.K.S. Iyengar, who founded the 'Iyengar Yoga', died at a private hospital here early Wednesday, an ai ... More
US looks forward to welcoming Modi  
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Washington : The US has reiterated that it looks forward to welcoming Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi despite an online petition ... More
Sensex, Nifty touch record highs  
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Mumbai  : A benchmark index of Indian equities mark ... More
Court orders release of rights activist Irom Sharmila  
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Imphal  :  A court in Manipur Tuesday asked the state government to release human rights activist Irom Sharmila Chanu, who has been ... More
PM says tough steps against corruption in offing  
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Kaithal (Haryana): Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday said his government will initiate tough steps against corruption which has entered ... More
Amar Singh meets Mulayam again, Akhilesh joins in  
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Lucknow :  Rajya Sabha member Amar Singh Tuesday called on Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav at his residence here. ... More

Sports News

No need to remove Dhoni, says BCCI

No need to remove Dhoni, says BCCI
Mumbai  : With the World Cup only six months away, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) doesn’t intend to sack India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who ...Read More

India drop a place to 5th in Test rankings

Dubai : Following their 1-3 defeat against England in the recently concluded five-match Test series, India dropped a place to fifth position in the latest Interna ...Read More

Pujara, Kohli drop in Test rankings

Dubai  : Indian batsmen Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli’s dismal performances in the recently concluded five-match Test series against England saw them dropping ...Read More

National News

19 students fall ill after drinking water in Bihar school

Patna :  At least 19 students fell ill Tuesday after drinking water at a school in Bihar’s Vaishali district, an official said. All of them were out of danger after receiving medi ...Read More

State News

Modi promises Rs.8,000 crore for Jammu and Kashmir roads

Leh : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday promised Rs.8,000 crores for road connectivity in Jammu and Kashmir and vowed to end corruption. Dressed in traditio ...Read More


International News

US doctor with Ebola ‘recovering in every way’

Washington : An American doctor who contracted Ebola in Liberia said he was “recovering in every way”, and that he was looking forward to being reunited with his ...Read More

US begins bombing rebels in Iraq

Baghdad  :  The US Friday started bombing Sunni insurgents in northern Iraq, Xinhua reported. US President Barack Obama Thursday said he authorized airstrikes ...Read More

Nepal says 123 missing in landslide are dead; toll 156

Kathmandu :  Nepal Wednesday said that 123 people who went missing following a deadly landslide are dead, pushing up the toll to 156. The landslide took place ...Read More

Entertainment News

Rani’s next film to be outside YRF banner

Rani's next film to be outside YRF banner
Actress Rani Mukerji, now married to Yash Raj Films (YRF) head honcho Aditya Chopra, says that her next will be outside her home banner. Her forthcoming release ...Read More

Om Puri ‘fine’ post mouth surgery

Om Puri 'fine' post mouth surgery
Veteran actor Om Puri, who recently underwent mouth surgery, says all is well now. “It was a small surgery. I was in the hospital just for two days. Now, ...Read More

Business News

Sensex ends 184 points; capital goods stocks rise

Sensex ends 184 points; capital goods stocks rise
Mumbai  : A benchmark index of Indian equities markets ended Thursday’s trade 184.28 points or 0.71 percent up as capital goods ...Read More

Adani Power buys Lanco’s Udupi thermal plant for Rs.6,000 crore

New Delhi : Infrastructure major Lanco Infratech Ltd. wednesday said it has sold a 1,200 MW thermal power plant in Karnataka to ...Read More

City News

Delhi Metro I-Day services to start 4:30 a.m.

New Delhi : Delhi Metro will start its services 4.30 a.m. onwards Friday, a Metro official said Thursday. On other days, the ...Read More

Body found at Kumari Selja’s Delhi home

New Delhi  :  The body of a 42-year-old man was found at Congress leader Kumari Selja’s house here Monday, police said. The ...Read More

Blog/Opinion/Featured News

Infants much smarter than you may think

Does a baby know that a dog can jump a fence while a school bus cannot or a cat can avoid colliding with a wall while a table being pushed into a wall cannot? According to an in ...Read More

Why some people can cope with short sleep

Most people require seven to nine hours of sleep to have proper daytime functioning, but some people can function normally on less than six hours of sleep per night owing to a gene ...Read More

Sci-Tech News

Play Angry Bird with a robot soon

Get ready to play popular game Angry Bird with a robot as researchers have paired a small humanoid robot with an android tablet that can help kids programme a robot to learn new sk ...Read More

Health News

India soon to get ‘e-health care service’

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare will soon start an “e-health care service” that will intensify health awareness in rural India, an official said here Tuesday. “The Min ...Read More

Education News

DU undergraduate admissions begin today

DU undergraduate admissions begin today
New Delhi  :  The much delayed admissions to the three-year undergraduate programme in Delhi University began Tuesday after the first cut-off list was declared. ...Read More

LifeStyle News

Soon, glasses made from metals

The glasses you use could soon be as strong as metals as engineers from University of Pittsburgh have just done what materials scientists have long sought to do: turning pure monoa ...Read More