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Indian hockey team win CWG opener  
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The Indian men's hockey team Friday began their Commonwealth Games campaign with a facile 3-1 win over lowly Wales in a Pool A tie at the Glasgow Nati ... More
Seven die in IAF helicopter crash  
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Lucknow : An Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopter crashed Friday in Uttar Pradesh's Sitapur district, killing all seven people on board ... More
India’s Finance Bill passed by Lok Sabha  
New Delhi : Lok Sabha Friday passed the Finance Bill, 2014 by a voice vote with which the legislative proposals notably on direct and ... More
Harish Rawat wins Uttarakhand assembly bypoll  
Dehradun  :  Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawa ... More
Sensex, Nifty touch record highs; close in red  
Mumbai  :  A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Friday touched a new high of 26,300.17 points before slipping to 26,096.63 ... More
India’s reforms push hikes foreign equity cap in insurance  
New Delhi  :  In a major push to reforms, India Thursday decided to hike the foreign equity cap in insurance to 49 percent, in a mo ... More

Sports News

Ind vs Eng 2nd Test Day 4: Last ball wicket revives Indian hopes

London : After struggling to pick up a wicket all morning, pacer Ishant Sharma struck on the final ball of the session to revive Indian hopes as England were reduc ...Read More

Loew reveals pep talk with Goetze before goal

Rio de Janeiro : German coach Joachim Loew has revealed he told Mario Goetze “to show you can decide the World Cup” minutes before the attacker’s title-clinching s ...Read More

Messi wins Golden Ball, Rodriguez takes home Golden Boot

Rio de Janeiro : Argentina captain Lionel Messi was named the Golden Ball winner while Colombian sensation James Rodriguez won the Golden Boot award for the 2014 F ...Read More

National News

Manipuri man beaten to death in Delhi

New Delhi  :  A 29-year-old man from Manipur was beaten to death here by a group of five to six men, police said Monday. Shaloni, a resident of Munirka in south Delhi, was allege ...Read More

State News

Jayalalithaa opposes celebration of Sanskrit Week

Chennai  :  Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa has told Prime Minister Narendra Modi that celebration of Classical Language Week in each state based on li ...Read More

International News

Malaysian plane down in Ukraine, 295 aboard feared killed

Kuala Lumpur/Kiev/Moscow : A Malaysian Airlines flight crashed Thursday in Ukraine near the Russian border, with all the 280 passengers and 15 crew members on boar ...Read More

Six killed in Pakistan road accident

Islamabad  :  At least six people were killed and three injured Friday when a speeding truck hit a rickshaw in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. Accordi ...Read More

Gunman kills six of a family in US

A gunman shot dead six family members, including four children and two adults, and injured another before surrendering himself to police in the US city of Houston, media reported. ...Read More

Entertainment News

Now Sunil Grover to play Kapil Sharma’s father-in-law

Now Sunil Grover to play Kapil Sharma's father-in-law
Comedian Sunil Grover, whose popularity went several notches higher when he essayed the drag act of Guthhi on “Comedy Nights with Kapil”, is now back on the show. ...Read More

Salman finds his lady love, calls her ‘JFK’

Salman finds his lady love, calls her 'JFK'
Mumbai  :  One of Bollywood’s most eligible bachelors, Salman Khan has admitted having a lady love in his life – his “Kick” ...Read More

Business News

Jet, Etihad Airways offer special passenger fare

New Delhi  :  Domestic airline company Jet Airways and its Abu Dhabi-based partner Et ...Read More

Sensex gains 122 points, Nifty hits new record high

Sensex gains 122 points, Nifty hits new record high
Mumbai : A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Wednesday closed 121.53 points or 0.47 percent up as information technolo ...Read More

City News

Rs.260 crore for power subsidy in Delhi: Jaitley

Rs.260 crore for power subsidy in Delhi: Jaitley
New Delhi : Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Friday announced Rs.260 crore for power subsidy in the national capital. Jaitley an ...Read More

Delhi Metro train runs with doors open

New Delhi :  In a major lapse, a packed Delhi Metro train Thursday sped between two stations on an elevated corridor with doors ...Read More

Blog/Opinion/Featured News

‘Children’s books should create awareness about Indian culture’

New Delhi  :  Children’s books shouldn’t merely be the retelling of mythologies or unnecessary lecturing but should have relatable content and illustrations tha ...Read More

Babies start speaking after months of toil

For parents, the day their baby utters its first word is a matter of celebration, and researchers have now shown that the day indeed marks an achievement for the baby brain. Bab ...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

Night lights can wake up breast cancer cells

New York  :  Sleeping at night with the lights on can not only add to your energy consumption, but also wake up breast cancer cells, a study suggests. Exposur ...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

Condom that fights sexually-transmitted diseases

Imagine a condom that not only stops pregnancy but also kills germs that can lead to sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). A condom like this has just received approval for mass ...Read More