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Mufti Mohammad Sayeed is CM again, BJP shares power in Kashmir  
IANS
Jammu : PDP chief Mufti Mohammad Sayeed took oath as ... More
Fire broke out at a plastic godown in Kasba of Kolkata Fire broke out at a plastic godown in Kasba of Kolkata  
Worldsnap Staff
Kolkata : Fire fighters try hard to douse a fire that broke out at a plastic godown in Kasba of Kolkata on March 1, 2015. [caption ... More
Sensex closes 98 points up; capital goods stocks zoom Sensex closes 98 points up; capital goods stocks zoom  
IANS
Mumbai  : A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), closed Monday's trade up 98 points o ... More

Sports News

Roger Federer wins seventh Dubai open title

Roger Federer wins seventh Dubai open title
Dubai : Swiss superstar Roger Federer defeated World No.1 Novak Djokovic 6-3, 7-5 to win the Dubai duty free championships for the seventh time at the Dubai Avi ...Read More

1 Mar ’15 : Eng vs SL 22nd Match : Sri Lanka won by 9 wickets

Wellington : Lahiru Thirimanne (not out 139) and Kumar Sangakkara (not out 117) compiled graceful centuries to help Sri Lanka crush England by nine wickets in a W ...Read More

I focussed on my basics and it came off well: Ravichandran Ashwin

I focussed on my basics and it came off well:  Ravichandran Ashwin
Perth :  Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, who spun a web against the United Arab Emirates (UAE) batsmen in a World Cup Pool B encounter her ...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

Trinamool sacks Mukul Roy as general secretary

Trinamool sacks Mukul Roy as general secretary
Kolkata : The Trinamool Congress Saturday sacked Mukul Roy – once party supremo Mamata Banerjee’s second-in-command – as its national general secretary. Banerje ...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

Veena Malik celebrates her 31st birthday with son Abram

Veena Malik celebrates her 31st birthday with son Abram
Dubai: Actor Veena Malik celebrates her 31st birthday with husband Asad Bashir and son Abram at hotel Burj Al Arab in Dubai. [caption id=”attachment_1 ...Read More

Sonam Kapoor recovering well from swine flu

Sonam Kapoor recovering well from swine flu
Sonam Kapoor, who went for a checkup at a Rajkot hospital on Saturday, was diagnosed with swine flu. However her publicist says the actress is on the road ...Read More

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

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

Black tea can help prevent diabetes

Black tea can help prevent diabetes
A new research has found that drinking a cup of black tea can prevent type-2 diabetes in humans. According to the research black tea restrains the body from absorbing glucose sugar ...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