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Eight dead as Jammu gunfight ends  
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Jammu : A fierce gun battle between the security forces and militants near the international border in Jammu and Kashmir ended Thurs ... More
Australia batsman phillip hughes dies from head injury  
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Sydney : Australian batsman Phillip Hughes who was st ... More
Alibaba to invest more in India: Jack Ma  
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New Delhi : Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba's founde ... More
AAP promises 2 lakh toilets for women  
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New Delhi : Two lakh public toilets for women, 100 co ... More
Delhi jeweller’s son’s killers arrested  
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New Delhi : Two people were arrested in connection with the abduction and murder of the 13-year-old son of a jeweller, police said Tu ... More
Black money: 250 admit to foreign accounts, more names coming  
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New Delhi : Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Wednesday said the identities of 427 overseas account holders have been established and 250 ... More

Sports News

BCCI expresses condolences to Hughes’ family

Mumbai  :  The Board of Control for cricket in India (BCCI) Thursday expressed its deepest condolences to the family and friends of late batsman Phillip Hughes w ...Read More

‘Hughes’ death a long-term loss for Aussie cricket’

Melbourne : Terming left-handed batsman Phillip Hughes “a rising star”, Cricket Australia (CA) Thursday said the untimely death of the batsman was a long-term los ...Read More

26-30 Nov ’14 : Pak vs NZ 3rd Test Day 2: Live Score Updates

Sharjah : The secoun day of Play in 3rd and Final test between Pakistan and New Zealand has been suspended for an hour because of t ...Read More

National News

Must strengthen cooperation with Unesco: Smriti Irani

Must strengthen cooperation with Unesco: Smriti Irani
New Delhi  :  Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani Monday emphasised on strengthening cooperation with the Unesco across all its areas of competence. In a meeting wit ...Read More

State News

Rajasthan boy hangs himself after teacher beats him up

Jaipur : A 16-year-old student of a state-run school in Rajasthan has committed suicide allegedly due to humiliation, harassment and beating by a teacher. The tea ...Read More


International News

Boko Haram kills 48 Nigerian fishermen

Abuja : Members of Nigeria’s armed terrorist group Boko Haram have killed 48 people in an attack on fish sellers near the border with Chad, a media report said Sun ...Read More

Modi’s visit to Janakpur in Nepal axed

Modi's visit to Janakpur in Nepal axed
Kathmandu : Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s planned visit to Janakpur, revered as the land of goddess Sita in Hindu mythology, has been cancelled, it was an ...Read More

Sri Lanka announces 2015 presidential election

Colombo : Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa Thursday signed the proclamation declaring the presidential election next year, the president’s office said. T ...Read More

Entertainment News

Mannara has lived up to her role in ‘Zid’: Priyanka Chopra

Mannara has lived up to her role in 'Zid': Priyanka Chopra
Mumbai : Actress Priyanka Chopra is all praise for her cousin Mannara’s debut Bollywood performance in “Zid” and says she has perfec ...Read More

Virat-Anushka not in YRF’s next film

Virat-Anushka not in YRF's next film
Fans of Indian cricketer Virat Kohli are in for a disappointment as he won’t be making his film debut opposite his rumoured girlfriend and actress Anushka Sharma ...Read More

Business News

Sensex trades flat; IT stocks gain

Sensex trades flat; IT stocks gain
Mumbai : A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Thursday was trading flat at 1.60 points or 0.01 percent up as IT stocks ...Read More

Sensex, Nifty touch record highs on foreign, local cues

Sensex, Nifty touch record highs on foreign, local cues
Mumbai : Positive foreign and local cues helped the benchmark index of Indian equities markets in touching a new record high of ...Read More

City News

BSF recovers five kg heroin in Punjab

BSF recovers five kg heroin in Punjab
Chandigarh : Border Security Force (BSF) troopers recovered five kg of heroin along the India-Pakistan border in Punjab, a BSF s ...Read More

Two Manipuri students found dead in Delhi

New Delhi : Two Manipuri students, including a PhD scholar and a Delhi University (DU) student, were found dead at their separa ...Read More

Blog/Opinion/Featured News

Why mentally ill women in India remain homeless

Re-uniting wandering mentally ill women with their families is ironically the reason why many of them end up homeless again, says an award-winning study by an Indian-American resea ...Read More

Smartphone? No, it’s gun in your pocket!

It looks like a smartphone tucked in your pocket, but the Taurus Curve is a gun with a laser target system and holds seven .380 calibre bullets. The $392 (Rs.24,410) gun designe ...Read More

Sci-Tech News

Scientists unveil novel 3D printing method

In a first, Chinese scientists have developed a new conceptual liquid-phase 3D printing method with “ink” consisting of a metal alloy that has a melting point slightly above room t ...Read More

Health News

Pre-birth mutation in men can lead to cancer

Researchers have identified a protein mutation in some males before birth that can lead to the development of testicular cancer as well as other less life-threatening challenges. ...Read More

Education News

Bihar madarsa bans admission for girls

Nalanda : An Islamic religious school – madarsa – in Bihar has banned admission for girls as there is no separate sitting arrangement for them in the campus. [v ...Read More

LifeStyle News

Men evolve navigation skills to have more sex: Study

Researchers have found evidence that men evolved better navigation ability than women to engage in increased sexual activities because men with better spatial skills – the ability ...Read More