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Strong earthquake jolts parts of Pakistan  
IANS
Islamabad  : A 5.8 magnitude earthquake hit northern region of Pakistan, including capital city of Islamabad Friday, media reported. ... More
Pachauri's arrest stayed till March 27 Pachauri’s arrest stayed till March 27  
IANS

New Delhi : A court here Thursday granted protection from arrest, till March 27, to environmentalist R.K. Pachauri, i ... More

Three children crushed to death in Bihar’s Rohtas district  
IANS
Patna :  Three school children were crushed to death and two others were seriously injured when they were run over by an overloaded, ... More

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Sports News

Australian skipper Michael Clarke ready to play

Australian skipper Michael Clarke ready to play
Auckland : Australia skipper Michael Clarke is set to make a comeback in the high-voltage cricket World Cup Pool A game against New Zealand here Saturday, followin ...Read More

Former Indian bowler Sreesanth was attacked with knife in jail: Family

Former Indian bowler Sreesanth was attacked with knife in jail: Family
Kochi : Former Indian fast bowler S. Sreesanth was attacked with a knife while he was in jail after being arrested for his alleged involvement in I ...Read More

We have to brush off India loss: Hashim Amla

We have to brush off India loss: Hashim Amla
Brisbane :  South Africa’s opening batsman Hashim Amla Wednesday urged his teammates to “brush off” and not be “dramatic” about their dismal loss against ...Read More

National News

Swine flu deaths cross 250 mark in Rajasthan

Jaipur : The swine flu epidemic continued to rage in Rajasthan with six more deaths reported Thursday taking the total death toll over the 250 mark since the start of ...Read More


International News

Stolen South African infant found after 17 years

Cape Town  : A newborn who was stolen from her mother’s arms 17 years ago from a South African hospital and grew up not knowing her biological parents, has been t ...Read More

30 injured as train hits tractor in US

Los Angeles  :  At least 30 people were injured Tuesday when a train collided with a tractor-trailer and derailed northwest of Los Angeles city i ...Read More

26 killed in two bomb attacks at bus stations in Nigeria

Abuja :  At least 26 people were killed in two bomb attacks at bus stations in Nigeria Tuesday, according to media reports. At least 14 people were kil ...Read More

Entertainment News

Actress Sakshi Tanwar to join ‘Itna Karo Na Mujhe Pyaar’?

Actress Sakshi Tanwar to join 'Itna Karo Na Mujhe Pyaar'?
Mumbai : Actress Sakshi Tanwar is said to be in talks to star in the soap opera “Itna Karo Na Mujhe Pyaar”. According to a source, S ...Read More

‘Gangaa’ not stereotypical message-based show: Hiten Tejwani

'Gangaa' not stereotypical message-based show: Hiten Tejwani
New Delhi : Actor Hiten Tejwani, who is gearing up for his forthcoming TV show “Gangaa”, says it will be different from other shows o ...Read More

I’m ready for a comeback, says Genelia D’Souza

I'm ready for a comeback, says Genelia D'Souza
Actress Genelia D’Souza, who has been away from the big screen post her marriage to actor Riteish Deshmukh in 2012, says she is now ready to make a comeba ...Read More

Business News

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu to present maiden rail budget Thursday

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu to present maiden rail budget Thursday
New Delhi  : Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu is set to present his maiden budget for the department Thursday ami ...Read More

Sensex closes flat; bank stocks decline

Sensex closes flat; bank stocks decline
Mumbai  : A benchmark index of the Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), closed Wednesday’s trade fl ...Read More

SpiceJet offers Holi discount scheme ‘colour the skies’ starting at Rs.1,699

SpiceJet offers Holi discount scheme 'colour the skies' starting at Rs.1,699
New Delhi  : Budget passenger carrier SpiceJet Tuesday launched its Holi promotional scheme ‘colour the skies’ ...Read More

City News

Delhi Police launch Himmat WhatsApp, Hike for women’s safety

Delhi Police launch Himmat WhatsApp, Hike for women's safety
New Delhi : Enthused by the popularity of its ‘Himmat’ mobile app for women’s safety, the Delhi Police Wednesday ...Read More

Environmentalist R.K. Pachauri hospitalised

Environmentalist R.K. Pachauri hospitalised
New Delhi  :  Environmentalist R.K. Pachauri, who is facing charges of sexual harassment, was Wednesday admitted to a hospital ...Read More

Arvind Kejriwal meets thousands people at Janata Durbar

Arvind Kejriwal meets thousands people at Janata Durbar
Ghaziabad : Over a thousand people gathered here to meet Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on the first two days of his Janat ...Read More

Blog/Opinion/Featured News

Why sleep loss could lead to weight gain

Following a night of total sleep deprivation, a brain region known as the “salience network” may lead us to eat more fat, new research has found. “Although this ...Read More

Smartphones may derail social development of kids

Use of mobile devices while attending to mundane tasks may be detrimental to the social-emotional development of children, researchers said. “It has been well- ...Read More

How infants judge adults’ language proficiency

Monolingual infants expect others to understand only one language, an assumption not held by bilingual infants, a study by researchers at New York University and McGill University ...Read More

Health News

More sleep may put you at higher stroke risk

In yet another instance of how too much of a good thing can be bad for you, new research shows that people who sleep more than eight hours a night face increased risk of stroke. ...Read More

Education News

PM opens Centre for Nano Science Engineering at IISc

PM opens Centre for Nano Science Engineering at IISc
Bengaluru : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday inaugurated the Centre for Nano Science Engineering at the Indian Institute of Science here. The centre is desi ...Read More

LifeStyle News

What to avoid on Valentine’s day

How would you feel if your cellphone rings at the table or there’s a long pause when the cheque comes during your Valentine’s Day date — make sure you try avoiding ...Read More