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Four killed in LPG explosion in Kashmir  
IANS
Srinaga : Four people were killed Tuesday when a cooking gas cylinder (LPG) exploded in a community kitchen in Kashmir's Baltal base ... More
Three found unconscious in Delhi car, die  
IANS
New Delhi : Three young men were found unconscious here Monday evening in a car with its airconditioner on. They died after being ta ... More
Ind vs Eng 2nd Test Day 4: Last ball wicket revives Indian hopes  
IANS/Worldsnap Staff
London : After struggling to pick up a wicket all morning, pacer Ishant Sharma struck on the final ball of the session to revive Indi ... More
Assam’s rebel minister Himanta Biswa Sarma quits  
IANS
Guwahati : Assam's rebel minister Himanta Biswa Sarma Monday resigned from the state cabinet, saying it was not possible "mentally, p ... More
Sensex gains 310 points; oil and gas stocks rise  
IANS
Mumbai  :  A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Tuesday closed trade 310.63 points or 1.21 percent up on positive internati ... More
Tax collection for 2014-15 will exceed target: Jaitley  
IANS
New Delhi  : The government is hopeful to exceed the Rs.736,221 crore revenue target from the direct tax collections in the current ... More

Sports News

Loew reveals pep talk with Goetze before goal

Rio de Janeiro : German coach Joachim Loew has revealed he told Mario Goetze “to show you can decide the World Cup” minutes before the attacker’s title-clinching s ...Read More

Messi wins Golden Ball, Rodriguez takes home Golden Boot

Rio de Janeiro : Argentina captain Lionel Messi was named the Golden Ball winner while Colombian sensation James Rodriguez won the Golden Boot award for the 2014 F ...Read More

Fifa 2014 Final : Gotze’s late winner hands Germany their fourth World Cup crown

Rio de Janeiro : Germany became the first European team to win the FIFA World Cup on South American soil, beating Argentina 1-0 in the final thanks to Mario Gotze ...Read More

National News

Delhi Metro train runs with doors open

New Delhi :  In a major lapse, a packed Delhi Metro train Thursday sped between two stations on an elevated corridor with doors open on one side. The train operator has been suspende ...Read More

State News

Odisha couple held for selling their children

Bhubaneswar  : A couple was detained in Odisha’s capital Bhubaneswar for allegedly selling their three children, including a new-born baby, for money, police said ...Read More


International News

Six killed in Pakistan road accident

Islamabad  :  At least six people were killed and three injured Friday when a speeding truck hit a rickshaw in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. Accordi ...Read More

Gunman kills six of a family in US

A gunman shot dead six family members, including four children and two adults, and injured another before surrendering himself to police in the US city of Houston, media reported. ...Read More

US asked to explain immunity to Manmohan Singh

Washington  : A US court has asked the US government to respond by July 10 to a Sikh group’s challenge to “suggestion of immunity” to former Indian prime minister ...Read More

Entertainment News

Shweta Tiwari excited about first negative role in ‘Baal Veer’

Shweta Tiwari excited about first negative role in 'Baal Veer'
After playing a perfect homemaker, actress Shweta Tiwari is looking forward to her first grey character in the TV show “Baal Veer”. As Mahabhasma Pari she ...Read More

Anupam Kher’s surgery postponed

Anupam Kher's surgery postponed
Mumbai : Veteran actor Anupam Kher was due to undergo minor surgery for the removal of a cyst in the upper eyelid Monday but this has been postponed. ...Read More

Business News

Sensex ends flat; metal stocks gain

Sensex ends flat; metal stocks gain
Mumbai  : A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Thursday closed flat – only 11.44 points or 0.04 percent up, while metal ...Read More

Sensex surges 321 points; banks stocks rise

Sensex surges 321 points; banks stocks rise
Mumbai : benchmark index of Indian equities markets Wednesday surged 321.07 points or 1.27 percent a day after the central bank ...Read More

City News

Snag hits Delhi-Katra train

Jammu  :  The New Delhi-Katra superfast train – the Shri Shakti Express – was stuck inside a tunnel in Jammu for over two hour ...Read More

Modi meets Xi: Wants to solve border row, seeks investment

Fortaleza (Brazil)/ New Delhi  :  Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday called for amicably resolving the boundary row with Chi ...Read More

Blog/Opinion/Featured News

‘Children’s books should create awareness about Indian culture’

New Delhi  :  Children’s books shouldn’t merely be the retelling of mythologies or unnecessary lecturing but should have relatable content and illustrations tha ...Read More

Babies start speaking after months of toil

For parents, the day their baby utters its first word is a matter of celebration, and researchers have now shown that the day indeed marks an achievement for the baby brain. Bab ...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

New method to erase pain

It is possible to relieve pain hypersensitivity with a new method that rekindles pain so that it can subsequently be erased, says a study. This discovery could lead to novel mea ...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

What’s under the hat? Hair tips for women

Even if you’re wearing the most elaborate and stylish hat for a day out at a race course, it’s important to emphasise on your hairstyle so as to not kill the look. Celebrity hai ...Read More