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Mufti Mohammad Sayeed is CM again, BJP shares power in Kashmir  
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Jammu : PDP chief Mufti Mohammad Sayeed took oath as ... More
Jet fuel rates raised by 8 percent, non-subsidised LPG by Rs.5  
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New Delhi  :  Indian Oil Corp (IOC), the nation's largest oil company, on Sunday increased Aviation Turbine Fuel (A ... More

Live : Zimbabwe vs Pakistan 23rd Match : Pak won by 20 runs  
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Brisbane: Pakistan won the match by 20 runs against Zimbabwe in a Pool B match of the ICC World Cup here on Sunday. ... More
Roger Federer wins seventh Dubai open title Roger Federer wins seventh Dubai open title  
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Dubai : Swiss superstar Roger Federer defeated World No.1 Novak Djokovic 6-3, 7-5 to win the Dubai duty free championships for the ... More

Petrol, diesel rates hiked by Rs.3 a litre each  
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New Delhi : Prices of petrol and diesel have been raised by Rs.3.18 and Rs.3.09 a litre (ex-Delhi), effective midnight, following a s ... More

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Sports News

Michael Clarke blamed their “horrendous” batting for loss against New Zealand

Auckland : Australia skipper Michael Clarke blamed their “horrendous” batting for their one-wicket loss to New Zealand in a World Cup Pool A game at the Eden P ...Read More

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

National News

Omar hits out at Sayeed’s comments on Hurriyat

Omar hits out at Sayeed's comments on Hurriyat
Jammu :  National Conference chief Omar Abdullah Sunday hit out at Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed’s remarks that the separatist Hurriyat Conference and milita ...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

Strong earthquake jolts parts of Pakistan

Islamabad  : A 5.8 magnitude earthquake hit northern region of Pakistan, including capital city of Islamabad Friday, media reported. According to initial detai ...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

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

Health budget dips by 5.7 percent, AYUSH gets major chunk

Health budget dips by 5.7 percent, AYUSH gets major chunk
New Delhi : The Indian health budget Saturday saw a dip of 5.7 percent with the Narendra Modi government Saturday announcing an ...Read More

Defence outlay enhanced to Rs.246,727 crore

Defence outlay enhanced to Rs.246,727 crore
New Delhi : Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Saturday said that the government had provided an outlay of Rs.246,727 crore for defen ...Read More

100 percent exemption from Tax for contributions to Swachh Bharat, Clean Ganga Kosh

New Delhi : Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Saturday announced 100 percent exemption from tax for contributions to the Swachh Bhar ...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

Madhya Pradesh exam scam: FIR against governor, 100 others

Madhya Pradesh exam scam: FIR against governor, 100 others
Bhopal :  A Special Task Force (STF) Tuesday registered an FIR against Governor Ram Naresh Yadav and 100 others in the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Boa ...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