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Insurance bill passed in Lok Sabha  
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New Delhi :  The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed the insurance sector amendment bill, which seeks to hike the foreign equity cap on do ... More
Sensex crosses 30,000-mark; closes 213 points down  
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Mumbai :  A benchmark index of Indian equities marke ... More
4 Mar ’15 : Pakistan vs UAE 25th Match : Pakistan beat UAE for second World Cup win  
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Napier :  Overall team performance helped Pakistan beat the United Arab Emirates by 129 runs in a Pool B game to stay in contentio ... More
Canada-based NRI threatens to kill Anna Hazare Canada-based NRI threatens to kill Anna Hazare  
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Veteran social crusader Anna Hazare has received a death threat from a Canada-based Indian resident, an aide said here on Wednesday. ... More

Dec 16 rapist interview telecast stopped: Home minister Rajnath Singh Dec 16 rapist interview telecast stopped: Home minister Rajnath Singh  
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New Delhi  :  Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said the government had taken necessary steps to stop the te ... More

Sports News

Much needed win for us: Misbah-ul-Haq

Much needed win for us:  Misbah-ul-Haq
Napier :  Pakistan skipper Misbah-ul-Haq said that Wednesday’s 129-run win over the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in a World Cup Pool B encounter at the McLean Park ...Read More

Out-of-form Watson replaced by Faulkner

Out-of-form Watson replaced by Faulkner
All-rounder Shane Watson was on Wednesday dropped from the Australian playing XI for their World Cup Pool A encounter against Afghanistan at the WACA here. The 3 ...Read More

Glad to get some runs: Hashim Amla

Glad to get some runs: Hashim Amla
Canberra  :  Opener Hashim Amla is glad to have scored a scintillating century which helped South Africa win their World Cup Pool B match against ...Read More

National News

CM Devendra Fadnavis announced free treatment for swine flu in Maharashtra

CM Devendra Fadnavis announced free treatment for swine flu in Maharashtra
Mumbai  :  Maharashtra has decided to provide free treatment for swine flu across the state, following the death of nearly 150 people due to the viral disease, Chief Minister Devend ...Read More

State News

Ahmedabad: `yagna` to ward off Swine Flu from Gujarat

Ahmedabad: `yagna` to ward off Swine Flu from Gujarat
Ahmedabad: People perform `yagna` to ward off Swine Flu virus from Gujarat in Ahmedabad, on March 3, 2015. [caption id=”attachment_182196″ align=”aligncenter” w ...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

Shooting in India helps me connect with my roots: Dev Patel

Shooting in India helps me connect with my roots: Dev Patel
His brief visits to India for shooting his international movies help British actor of Indian descent Dev Patel connect to the “astounding” and “inspiring” country as well ...Read More

My intention not to be a factory: Lucky Ali

My intention not to be a factory: Lucky Ali
Lucky Ali, known for his soulful music, says he has never intended to be a factory of songs and albums. He plays music when he likes to. The “O sanam” hitmaker cam ...Read More

I play idolised version of Kejriwal in ‘Dirty Politics': Naseeruddin Shah

I play idolised version of Kejriwal in 'Dirty Politics':  Naseeruddin Shah
Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah, who will be seen in K.C. Bokadia’s “Dirty Politics”, says his character in the film is somewhat like Delhi Chief Minister ...Read More

Business News

Jet fuel rates raised by 8 percent, non-subsidised LPG by Rs.5

New Delhi  :  Indian Oil Corp (IOC), the nation’s largest oil company, on Sunday increased Aviation Turbine Fu ...Read More

Budget is against poor, favours corporates: P Chidambaram

Budget is against poor, favours corporates: P Chidambaram
New Delhi : Former finance minister and senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram Saturday slammed the Union budget saying it was ag ...Read More

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

City News

Nirbhaya fund raised to Rs.2,000 crore: Arun Jaitley

New Delhi :  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Saturday doubled the Nirbhaya fund to Rs. 2,000 crore from Rs. 1,000 crore. “My G ...Read More

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

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

A glass of tomato juice daily can help rid you of your beer belly

A glass of tomato juice daily can help rid you of your beer belly
A new study has found that drinking a glass of tomato juice daily helps in reducing the weight around the waist without making any other changes to diet or lifestyle. [ventunome ...Read More

Education News

CBSE examinations commence from Monday

CBSE examinations commence from Monday
New Delhi : The CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) examinations for standards 10 and 12 commence from Monday. According to a CBSE circular, a total o ...Read More

LifeStyle News

Want sex? Ask your brain first

Besides hormones at work, a key brain region has been found to be involved in all three phases of the sexual pleasure cycle – wanting sex, having sex and inhibiting sex, a new rese ...Read More