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India ranked world’s 128th freest economy  
IANS
Washington : With an economic freedom score of 54.6 out of 100, India has been ranked 128th freest economy in the 2015 Index of Eco ... More
Serena Williams storms into Australian Open semifinals  
IANS
Melbourne : World No.1 Serena Williams stormed past 11th-seeded Dominika Cibulkova 6-2, 6-2 in 65 minutes here Wednesday to reach h ... More
Narendra Modi, Barack Obama open hearts in ‘Mann Ki Baat’, share values  
IANS
New Delhi : It was history being made on radio. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama addressed a joint “Mann ... More

Sports News

Spinner Sunil Narine withdraws from Windies World Cup Squad

Spinner Sunil Narine withdraws from Windies World Cup Squad
St.John’s (Antigua) : Off-spinner Sunil Narine has withdrawn from the West Indies squad for next’s month World Cup requesting more time to correct his suspect ...Read More

Madison Keys into first Grand Slam semifinal beating Venus Williams

Madison Keys into first Grand Slam semifinal beating Venus Williams
Melbourne : World No.35 Madison Keys battled past veteran Venus Williams in three tough sets 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 to reach the first Grand Slam semifinal of her blossom ...Read More

Andy Murray teaches Nick Kyrgios lesson in Australian Open quarters

Andy Murray teaches Nick Kyrgios lesson in Australian Open quarters
Melbourne : Teenage prodigy Nick Kyrgios found out just how much work it would take to be a world class tennis player like Andy Murray after the World No.6 comfo ...Read More

National News

Congress releases manifesto for Delhi polls, promises lower power bills, water bills

Congress releases manifesto for Delhi polls, promises lower power bills, water bills
New Delhi : Cyber cafes for students, cheap power for domestic consumers and waiver on inflated water bills are some of the promises made by the Congress Friday in its manifesto for ...Read More

State News

Swine flu kills 27 in Rajasthan

Jaipur :  Two more deaths due to swine flu have been reported in Rajasthan, taking the toll across the state to 27 this year, officials said Wednesday. “The de ...Read More


International News

Saudi King Abdullah dies; Succeeded by his brother Salman

Saudi King Abdullah dies; Succeeded by his brother Salman
Riyadh : King Abdullah died early Friday of complications from pneumonia and has been succeeded by his brother Salman, the Saudi Arabian royal household said in ...Read More

Jamaat-ud Dawa and Haqqani network banned in Pakistan; Freezes Bank Accounts, Assets

Islamabad : In a swift anti-terror move, Pakistan Thursday banned the Jamaat-ud Dawa (JuD) and the Haqqani Network, besides eight other outfits suspected of fund ...Read More

UN chief Ban Ki-moon condemns Boko Haram militants killings in Nigeria

United Nations :  UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the reported killings of hundreds of civilians in Nigeria by Boko Haram militants ...Read More

Entertainment News

Baby Movie Review : 4.5 out of 5 Stars

Baby Movie Review : 4.5 out of 5 Stars
Film: “Baby”; Actors: Akshay Kumar, K K Menon, Tapsee Pannu, Anupam Kher, Rana Daggubati, Mikaal Zulfikar, Rashid Naaz; Writer-Director: Neer ...Read More

Telugu comedian M.S. Narayana dead, funeral on Saturday

Telugu comedian M.S. Narayana dead, funeral on Saturday
Hyderabad : Telugu comedian M.S. Narayana, who had over 750 films to his credit, passed away Friday due to kidney-related ailments, family sources s ...Read More

Business News

Apple breaks records with iPhone 6 sales

Apple breaks records with iPhone 6 sales
Technology giant Apple closed 2014 with a record breaking quarter thanks to the sales of iPhone, particularly the new iPhone 6, which raised its ...Read More

Sensex, Nifty scale new highs; auto stocks up

Sensex, Nifty scale new highs; auto stocks up
Mumbai : A day after the European Central Bank (ECB) announced a mega bond buying programme, a benchmark index ...Read More

City News

Kiran Bedi will make better chief minister: Shanti Bhushan

New Delhi : AAP founding member Shanti Bhushan said Thursday that making Kiran Bedi the BJP’s chief ministerial candidate in D ...Read More

Kiran Bedi files nomination from the Krishna Nagar; Kejriwal files nomination from New Delhi

Kiran Bedi files nomination from the Krishna Nagar; Kejriwal files nomination from New Delhi
New Delhi : Kiran Bedi, BJP’s chief ministerial candidate in Delhi, Wednesday filed her nomination papers from the Krishna Nag ...Read More

Blog/Opinion/Featured News

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

Playing politics on terror-boats

India till now had a healthy tradition of all political parties being united against Pakistan’s anti-India activities to the extent that the then Prime Minister PV Narsimharao (C ...Read More

Sci-Tech News

Rocket, crew module success opens way for India’s manned flight

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh) : India Thursday moved a step closer to sending its own manned mission to space as well as heavy satellites when it successfully teste ...Read More

Health News

Men with bigger bellies last longer in sex: Study

London : Next time when you look at your overweight partner, do not get frustrated as he is the one who can beat slimmer men at least on one front — in between ...Read More

Education News

No Sanskrit exams in schools this year: Government

New Delhi  : The central government told the Supreme Court Friday that the switch over from German to Sanskrit as a third language in Kendriya Vidyalayas will be ...Read More

LifeStyle News

Have you shared your first profile photo on Facebook?

The latest Facebook trend requires users to post their first Facebook profile photos and then nominate others to do the same. The trend is seemingly just a way t ...Read More