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Modi seeks clear mandate in Jharkhand  
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Ranchi  :  Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday urged the people of Jharkhand to give a clear mandate in upcoming assembly electio ... More
Peaceful voting in Madhya Pradesh by-polls  
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Bhopal  :  Voting was peaceful Thursday in the by-elections in three Madhya Pradesh assembly constituencies, officials said. Vot ... More
Pakistan committed to dialogue with India’  
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New Delhi  : Pakistan is committed to dialogue with India and would not allow the "process" to be "distracted" in any way, Pakistan ... More
Missing soldier’s body sent home in UP after 18 years  
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Srinagar  :  The body of an Inddian Army soldier, which was found 18 years after he went missing from the Siachen Glacier in Jammu ... More
Sensex trades in red; metal stocks down  
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Mumbai : A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading in the red, wiping out initial gains made during early hours of tr ... More
20 Aug 2014 : Ban vs WI 1st ODI : WI won by 3 wkts  
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Grenada : West Indies won the match by 3 wickets against Bangladesh in the 1st Match of the One Day International (ODI) at here on We ... More

Sports News

Gavaskar backs Dhoni, hails Shastri’s appointment

Gavaskar backs Dhoni, hails Shastri's appointment
India’s cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar Tuesday backed beleaguered captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni for leading with example and also hailed the appointment of his former team mate Ravi ...Read More

No need to remove Dhoni, says BCCI

No need to remove Dhoni, says BCCI
Mumbai  : With the World Cup only six months away, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) doesn’t intend to sack India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who ...Read More

India drop a place to 5th in Test rankings

Dubai : Following their 1-3 defeat against England in the recently concluded five-match Test series, India dropped a place to fifth position in the latest Interna ...Read More

National News

19 students fall ill after drinking water in Bihar school

Patna :  At least 19 students fell ill Tuesday after drinking water at a school in Bihar’s Vaishali district, an official said. All of them were out of danger after receiving medi ...Read More

State News

Uttar Pradesh floods toll rises to 49

Uttar Pradesh floods toll rises to 49
Lucknow  :  The deaths in the Uttar Pradesh floods have risem to 49, officials said Tuesday. The situation in Uttar Pradesh continued to be grim as rivers flo ...Read More


International News

US doctor with Ebola ‘recovering in every way’

Washington : An American doctor who contracted Ebola in Liberia said he was “recovering in every way”, and that he was looking forward to being reunited with his ...Read More

US begins bombing rebels in Iraq

Baghdad  :  The US Friday started bombing Sunni insurgents in northern Iraq, Xinhua reported. US President Barack Obama Thursday said he authorized airstrikes ...Read More

Nepal says 123 missing in landslide are dead; toll 156

Kathmandu :  Nepal Wednesday said that 123 people who went missing following a deadly landslide are dead, pushing up the toll to 156. The landslide took place ...Read More

Entertainment News

Kapil Sharma to shoot ‘Comedy Nights…’ in Dubai

Kapil Sharma to shoot 'Comedy Nights...' in Dubai
The small screen’s popular funnyman Kapil Sharma is set to take his much-loved show “Comedy Nights With Kapil” overseas. He will shoot a special epis ...Read More

Rani’s next film to be outside YRF banner

Rani's next film to be outside YRF banner
Actress Rani Mukerji, now married to Yash Raj Films (YRF) head honcho Aditya Chopra, says that her next will be outside her home banner. Her forthcoming release ...Read More

Business News

Sensex down 62 points; oil and gas stocks drop

Sensex down 62 points; oil and gas stocks drop
Mumbai : A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Wednesday was trading 62.54 points or 0.24 percent down as oil and gas st ...Read More

See in the dark via your smartphone

See in the dark through this smartphone.Flir One is a $349 (Rs.21,220) iPhone accessory that allows your smartphone’s display to show glowing hea ...Read More

City News

Man runs car over 13 people sleeping on divider, held

New Delhi : A 30-year-old man was arrested for running his vehicle over 13 labourers sleeping on a road divider, killing one of ...Read More

In stirring speech, Modi unveils his India vision

In stirring speech, Modi unveils his India vision
New Delhi  : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday unveiled his vision for a new, clean and prosperous India in his maiden and st ...Read More

Blog/Opinion/Featured News

How brain can multitask better

Cooking while having a conversation, watching a movie while browsing the Web, or driving while listening to a radio show – multitasking is an essential skill in our daily lives. Ma ...Read More

Infants much smarter than you may think

Does a baby know that a dog can jump a fence while a school bus cannot or a cat can avoid colliding with a wall while a table being pushed into a wall cannot? According to an in ...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

India soon to get ‘e-health care service’

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare will soon start an “e-health care service” that will intensify health awareness in rural India, an official said here Tuesday. “The Min ...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

Soon, glasses made from metals

The glasses you use could soon be as strong as metals as engineers from University of Pittsburgh have just done what materials scientists have long sought to do: turning pure monoa ...Read More