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70 school children taken ill after mid-day meal in Lucknow  
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Lucknow :  Over 70 children were taken ill on Wednesday after eating the mid-day meal at a government primary school in the state ca ... More
Normal life hit across India as millions join industrial strike  
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Chennai/New Delhi :  Normal life was hit in many states on Wednesday as millions of industrial and blue collar employees struck work ... More
Accident kills three engineering students in Hyderabad  
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Hyderabad : Three engineering students were killed when a motorbike they were riding hit a divider here early on Wednesday, police sa ... More
Sheena, Mikhail my kids, says Siddharth Das, wants Indrani hanged  
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Kolkata : Claiming to be the biological father of Sheena and Mikhail Bora, Siddharth Das, who said he had a live-in relationship wit ... More
Asian cues dent markets; Sensex down 219 points Asian cues dent markets; Sensex down 219 points  
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Mumbai : Volatility prevailed in the Indian equities markets on Wednesday with negative cues from the Asian exchanges continuing to ... More
Two blasts in Pune, one dead, three wounded  
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Pune :  One person was killed and three were injured in two blasts here in Maharashtra on Tuesday, but there was no ... More

Sports News

Pujara powers into top 20, Kohli falls in ICC Test rankings

Pujara powers into top 20, Kohli falls in ICC Test rankings
Dubai :  India batsman Cheteshwar Pujara has jostled into the top 20 of the International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings for the first time follow ...Read More

Inspirational Dhoni my prime motivator: Suresh Raina

Inspirational Dhoni my prime motivator: Suresh Raina
Indian cricketer Suresh Raina, who will next be seen in the upcoming episode of talk show “The Anupam Kher Show – Kucch Bhi Ho Sakta Hai”, considers 2011 World Cup winning capt ...Read More

Enjoying bowling with the new ball: Ishant Sharma

Enjoying bowling with the new ball: Ishant Sharma
Colombo : Having put India in a strong position with a five-wicket haul on Day 3 of the third cricket Test against Sri Lanka, medium-pacer Ishant Sharma says he ...Read More

National News

Sheena murder : Custody of accused extended till September 5

Mumbai : A Mumbai magistrate on Monday extended the police custody of Indrani Mukherjea and two other prime accused in the Sheena Bora murder case till September 5. Indrani, the ...Read More

State News

Gujarat limps to normalcy under army watch

Ahmedabad : Ravaged by violence since Tuesday, Gujarat limped back to normalcy on Thursday even as the army was moved into three more cities to curb tensions foll ...Read More


International News

100 crores users logged into Facebook in a day on 24 Aug

San Francisco : A billion users logged into social networking site Facebook on August 24 for the first time, founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said. “We jus ...Read More

UNF leader Ranil Wickremesinghe sworn in Sri Lanka’s PM

Colombo : UNF leader Ranil Wickremesinghe on Friday took oath as Sri Lanka’s prime minister at a ceremony at the presidential secretariat here. Wickremesinghe t ...Read More

Ruling UNF on road to victory in Sri Lanka, Rajapaksa concedes defeat

Colombo : Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was on Tuesday set to take oath again after leading his UNF to a victory in parliamentary elections, def ...Read More

Entertainment News

Malaika to make ‘grand’ entry on ‘Jhalak…’

Malaika to make 'grand' entry on 'Jhalak...'
Actress-producer Malaika Arora Khan, who will be seen as a judge on “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Reloaded” as a replacement of filmmaker Karan Johar, is said to have made a grand ...Read More

Expect new cast in second season of ’24’, says Anil

Expect new cast in second season of '24', says Anil
Anil Kapoor, who starred in and produced “24”, the Indian adaptation of the eponymous show, is geared for its second season, and says viewers will be treated to some new ...Read More

Saif happy that producers can come with different roles

Saif happy that producers can come with different roles
Actor Saif Ali Khan feels the positive response to his action thriller “Phantom” has given him significant versatility, and filmmakers can now approach hi ...Read More

Business News

Tata Sky launches new set-top box with Wi-Fi

Tata Sky launches new set-top box with Wi-Fi
Direct broadcast satellite television provider Tata Sky on Wednesday launched a new set-top box (STB) which will have recording a ...Read More

Falling Asian markets, macro data drowns Sensex

Falling Asian markets, macro data drowns Sensex
Mumbai : The slide in Asian markets, especially the continuous rout in Chinese bourses and below-expected macro data sobered inv ...Read More

Petrol cut by Rs.2 a litre, diesel by 50 paise

New Delhi : With global crude oil in free fall, Indian Oil Corp (IOC) on Monday cut the prices of petrol by Rs.2 a litre and of ...Read More

City News

Arvind Kejriwal meets pm Narendra Modi, says state & center need to work together for delhi’s growth

New Delhi : Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday told Prime Minister Narendra Modi that Delhi Police seemed to be at war wi ...Read More

Rs.2.5 crore car catches fire, driver runs away in south Delhi’s Badarpur area

New Delhi :  A Lamborghini Gallardo costing Rs 2.5 crore went up in flames in the capital on Monday morning. Th ...Read More

President mukherjee’s wife cremated in new delhi

President mukherjee's wife cremated in new delhi
The mortal remains of First Lady Suvra Mukherjee were consigned to flames at a crematorium in New Delhi on Wednesday. The funeral ceremony was ...Read More

Blog/Opinion/Featured News

Kids with larger oral vocabularies better at studies

Children with larger oral vocabularies by age two arrive at kindergarten better prepared academically and behaviourally than their peers, a study says. “Our resu ...Read More

Why education does not interest child workers

A study by a rights group shows that 8,044 children (aged five to 17) are estimated to be working in the garment industry in eight wards of the National Capital Territory of Delhi. ...Read More

Brain game sharpens focus, reduces anxiety

Playing a simple brain game that involves identifying shapes can sharpen your focus and reduce anxiety, new research has found. Study participants who completed ...Read More

Sci-Tech News

India successfully launches communication satellite GSAT-6 in textbook style

India successfully launches communication satellite GSAT-6 in textbook style
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh) : India successfully launched its communication satellite GSAT-6, which has several strategic applications, in textbook style on Thu ...Read More

Health News

Knee replacement may be bad for your heart

Knee or hip joint replacement surgery, known as arthroplasty, may put people at increased risk of heart attack immediately following the operation, warns a new stud ...Read More

Education News

CBSE declares AIPMT (All India Pre Medical Test) results

The results of the All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT), the gateway exam for to top-notch state-run medical colleges, were declared on Monday by the Central Board of ...Read More

LifeStyle News

Indian men ‘maybe’ okay living with in-laws: Survey

A majority of Indian men, according to a survey, say ‘maybe’ they can stay with their in-laws. In the survey conducted by matrimonial website shaadi.com, when single Indian men ...Read More