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Maharashtra landslide toll 31, Rajnath assures all possible help  
Pune : The death toll in Maharashtra's Malin village, ... More
24 dead in Taiwan gas leak  
IANS (8 mins ago)
Taipei : At least 24 people have been killed and 271 injured in gas leak explosions in a Taiwan city, an official said Friday. Of ... More
10 killed in Bangladesh train-bus collision  
IANS (10 mins ago)
Dhaka : At least 10 people were killed and 50 injured Friday when a train collided with a bus at a railway crossing in Bangladesh's ... More
Petrol price cut by Rs.1.09 a litre, diesel hiked 50 paise  
New Delhi : Petrol price was Thursday lowered by Rs.1 ... More
Sensex loses 174 points; banking stocks dip  
IANS (5 mins ago)
Mumbai  :  A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Friday was trading 174.54 points or 0.67 percent down as banking stocks plu ... More
US reaches out to Modi government, India says cyber snooping unacceptable  
New Delhi : The US reached out to the new Indian government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi promising to partner it in its vision of ... More

Sports News

Indian shooters bring home five more medals

Glasgow : Trigger happy Indian shooters had a gala outing at the Commonwealth Games here Tuesday as they brought in five more medals — two silvers and three bronz ...Read More

Sushil leads India’s gold rush win wrestling

Glasgow : Sushil Kumar led the charge as Indian wrestlers put on a stunning show in the Commonwealth Games winning three of the five gold medals on offer here Tues ...Read More

Ind vs Eng Test 3 : Moeen Ali spins a web as England tie series with big win

Southampton : Moeen Ali’s maiden six-wicket haul in India’s second innings helped England tie the five-match series 1-1, beating the visitors by 266 runs in the th ...Read More

National News

Indian, Pakistani soldiers celebrate Eid at LoC

Indian, Pakistani soldiers celebrate Eid at LoC
Srinagar : Indian and Pakistani soldiers Tuesday greeted each other on Eid and exchanged sweets at Aman Setu and in Tangdhar sectors of the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, ...Read More

State News

12 Hindu pilgrims die in accident in Bihar

Patna : A speeding vehicle crushed 12 Hindu pilgrims, including four women, who were sleeping in Bihar’s Aurangabad district early Tuesday, police said. Eighte ...Read More

International News

Six killed in attack on Pakistan politician’s house

Islamabad, July 29 (IANS/EFE) At least six people, including a local political leader’s brother, were killed Tuesday in an attack by an armed group in northwestern ...Read More

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

Entertainment News

Sara not interested in films: Kareena Kapoor

Sara not interested in films: Kareena Kapoor
Mumbai  :  While there have been reports that actor Saif Ali Khan and Amrita Singh’s daughter Sara Khan is planning to get into films, Kareena ...Read More

Shakira pregnant again?

Shakira pregnant again?
Singer Shakira is reportedly pregnant with her second child. Shakira and her soccer player partner Gerard Piqué already have 19-month-old son Milan together an ...Read More

Business News

Ashok Leyland makes global launch of JanBUS in Kolkata

Ashok Leyland makes global launch of JanBUS in Kolkata
Kolkata  : Commercial vehicle manufacturer Ashok Leyland Wednesday globally launched its ‘JanBus’ – a fleet of fully flat low-f ...Read More

Maruti Suzuki net profit up 20.7 percent

New Delhi  :  India’s largest passenger car manufacturer Maruti Suzuki Thursday reported a 20.7 percent rise in net profit for ...Read More

City News

Minor girl gang raped at gunpoint in Delhi

New Delhi  :  A teenaged girl was allegedly gang raped at gunpoint by five people known to her in a west Delhi house, police s ...Read More

Modi greets nation on Eid-ul-Fitr

Modi greets nation on Eid-ul-Fitr
New Delhi  :  Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday greeted the nation on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. “Greetings on Eid-ul- ...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

Protein can prevent brain damage from toxic chemicals

New York : Engineering a protein, research shows, may prevent brain damage in civilians and soldiers exposed to poisonous chemicals – particularly those in pestic ...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