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Today's News of India

16 Apr 2014 : KKR vs MI : KKR won by 41 runs  
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Abu Dhabi  : Former champions Kolkata Knight Riders ... More
Four troopers injured in Jharkhand Maoist attack  
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Ranchi : Five people, including four security personnel, were injured in a Maoist attack in Jharkhand’s Bokaro district, while the ... More
Millions vote in sixth round of Indian election  
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New Delhi : Millions poured into polling centres across 12 states Thursday in the sixth round of general election to pick 121 members ... More
BJP caught in the hands of a single individual: Sonia Gandhi  
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Kanyakumari (Tamil Nadu)  : Congress president Sonia ... More
Time to bid goodbye to Congress: Modi  
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Ratlam (Madhya Pradesh)  :  Years of Congress rule ... More
Nearly a third of Rajasthan votes by noon  
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Jaipur : Nearly a third of the 34 million voters in Rajasthan's 20 Lok Sabha c ... More
I should have consulted people before quitting: Kejriwal  
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Varanasi  :  AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal Wednesday said he committed a "mistake" of not consulting people before res ... More

Sports News

ISL opens up new opportunities for Indian soccer: Ganguly

ISL opens up new opportunities for Indian soccer: Ganguly
Kolkata  : All keyed up after bagging the Kolkata franchise of the Indian Super League, former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly Sunday said i ...Read More

Pollard heartened by century after injury

Port of Spain (Trinidad)  :  West Indies all-rounder Kieron Pollard says he is heartened by his recent performance which earned him a century and propelled Trini ...Read More

Saina ousted from Singapore Open

Saina ousted from Singapore Open
Singapore  :  Failing yet again to perform to expected standards, India’s top women’s singles shuttler Saina Nehwal suffered a first round loss at the $300,000 S ...Read More

National News

SC recognises transgenders as ‘third gender’

SC recognises transgenders as 'third gender'
New Delhi  :  The Supreme Court Tuesday recognised transgenders as the third gender, directed the government to extend them reservations in the backward classes cate ...Read More

State News

Tiger found dead in Bihar’s big cat reserve

Patna  : A tiger was found dead near a forest in Valmiki Tiger Reserve in Bihar’s West Champaran district Wednesday, an official said. The forest guards found ...Read More


International News

Woman arrested for killing her seven babies in US

Washington  : Police in the US state of Utah Sunday arrested a 39-year-old woman for killing her seven infants over a 10-year period, the media reported. Megan ...Read More

33 killed in Mexico bus crash

Mexico City  : At least 33 people were killed early Sunday when a tour bus collided with a tractor-trailer and burst into flames on the Cosamalopan-Acayucan highw ...Read More

23 killed, dozens injured in Islamabad blast

Islamabad  : At least 23 persons were killed and scores of others injured in a huge explosion at a vegetable market in the Pakistani capital city Wednesday. In ...Read More

Entertainment News

”Jolly LLB, ‘Gulabi Gang’ named for National Award

''Jolly LLB, 'Gulabi Gang' named for National Award
Bollywood film “Jolly LLB” was Wednesday named the best Hindi film, while director Nishtha Jain’s “Gulabi Gang” was adjudged the best fil ...Read More

‘Julie’ sequel to star newbie Sakshi Chaudhary

Back in 2004, Neha Dhupia created quite a furore by playing a prostitute in Deepak Shivdasani’s “Julie”. Now the director is back with a sequel starr ...Read More

Business News

Infosys lowers guidance for new fiscal on revenue dip

Infosys lowers guidance for new fiscal on revenue dip
Bangalore : India’s second largest software exporter Infosys Ltd Tuesday lowered revenue growth to 7-9 percent in dollar terms f ...Read More

Maruti Suzuki to recall 103,311 vehicles

Maruti Suzuki to recall 103,311 vehicles
Automobile manufacturer Maruti Suzuki said Friday it will recall 103,311 vehicles, including brands like DZire sedan, Swift hatchback and the Ert ...Read More

City News

Over 70 percent polling in Haryana, Chandigarh

Chandigarh : Over 70 percent of voters in Haryana (10 seats) and Chandigarh (one seat) exercised their franchise Thursday. Th ...Read More

Man apologizes to Kejriwal for slapping him

Man apologizes to Kejriwal for slapping him
New Delhi  :  An auto-rickshaw driver Wednesday apologised to AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal for slapping him a day earlier, sayin ...Read More

Blog/Opinion/Featured News

Decoded: How you decide who is more popular

Your brain knows for sure who attracts more eyeballs in your own circle as a new research has found how our brains recognise popular people. People track popularity largely thro ...Read More

When brain tells you to stop drinking water

Although we cannot predict if our brain signals us to stop taking that extra glass of champagne, our brains are hardwired to stop us from drinking more water than what is healthy. ...Read More

Sci-Tech News

Are you happily disgusted or sadly angry? Find out

What if your computer can distinguish even expressions for complex or seemingly contradictory emotions such as ‘happily disgusted’ or ‘sadly angry’? Researchers at Ohio State Un ...Read More

Health News

Rice eaters have better diets

Do you consider rice a culprit in adding extra kilos around your belly, think again. New research shows that people can improve their diets simply by enjoying white or brown rice a ...Read More

Education News

UP governor stresses on quality education

Uttar Pradesh Governor B.L. Joshi Friday laid emphasis on quality education and said merely constructing a beautiful building for an institute would not deliver the goods to societ ...Read More

LifeStyle News

Couples sleeping less than an inch apart are happier!

Do you cuddle your spouse or inch away from her to the other side of the bed in sleep? The position in which you sleep with your partner reveals a lot about the relationship streng ...Read More