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Around 30 feared dead as bus plunges into 300 metre gorge in Himachal Prade...

SHIMLA: As many as 30 persons were killed and several others injured when a private bus proceeding towards Solan from Reckong Peo in Kinnaur district skidded off the road and rolled down into a 300 metre gorge at Khaneri near Rampur in Shimla district on Thursday morning. According to sources,... read more »

Jammu and Kashmir: 6 killed, many trapped in flash floods triggered by clou...

Six people have been killed and several trapped as houses and shops were destroyed in flash floods followed by a cloudburst in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir in the early hours today. The cloudburst took place around 2 am today at Thatri town of the district, causing flash floods. Vast areas... read more »

No war, but skirmishes with China cannot be ruled out

NEW DELHI: Calling the talk of war in the Chinese media as posturing, senior defence and strategic experts believe that India and China may not go for a full-scale war, but skirmishes cannot be ruled out. The heights of the Doklam Plateau are occupied by the tents with both the Chinese... read more »

US State Department’s ‘Country Report on Terrorism 2016’: Key takeaways...

While India is not a part of the US-led Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS, the report took into account the arrest of 68 ISIS supporters. “In October, the Ministry of Home Affairs appointed a Senior Advisor to Curb Online Radicalisation,” it notes. The US State Department recently... read more »

Ram Nath Kovind Set To Win As President Votes Are Counted: 10 Points

The presidential election results, in which NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind has a clear edge, will be out by 5 pm. Meira Kumar had described her candidture as the “battle of ideology.” NEW DELHI: Ram Nath Kovind, former Bihar Governor, is set to be India’s next President as votes... read more »

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The 10 Most Breathtaking Attractions Of Sweden You Should See

How can anyone forget the country that introduced the world to Vikings, noble peace prize, Volvo, IKEA….and the list goes on. Well, you might have got the idea. Right? It’s Sweden. It is an incredible country which gets overlooked by the globetrotters who only love... read more »

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With these tips, you will never miss a connecting flight

Whether you are travelling domestically or internationally, missing a connecting flight can damper to your holiday spirit. Not only this incident causes unnecessary delays, it may also amount to additional expense which will throw your travel budget out of sync.... read more »

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5 Smoothies to Beat the Summer Heat

Mercury is rising, and summer is in full swing. The scorching heat and humidity in this season are quite a challenge to survive. To beat the summer heat, nothing can be more refreshing than a summertime smoothie. These amalgamated concoctions are a fantastic way to... read more »

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Why is Chennai One of the Best Cities in India for Higher Education?

That time of the year when the sun shines bright and is in its most ruthless form is here. This is the time when the examinations get over, almost all schools are shut and everyone including students prefer staying indoors. However, some students are venturing out of... read more »

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Revamp Your Kitchen with UrbanClap

When was the last time you devoted time to change the look and feel of your kitchen? Well, most of us don’t pay as much attention to the look and feel of the kitchen as to the other parts of the house. However, we are sure they do know that their kitchen plays a... read more »

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Tips to Reduce Your Factory & Warehouse Insurance Premium

While it is a necessity to buy a comprehensive insurance policy to insure your factory & warehouse, there are various pragmatic ways through which a business owner can get the complete value of money or in other ways, reduce the insurance premium. Let’s have a... read more »

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EE PICS: Rana Daggubati shares candid photos on the sets of Baahubali 2

Ahead of the release of SS Rajamouli’s Baahubali: The Conclusion, Rana Daggubati took to Instagram to share of picture of him on the sets. With just 11 days left for the grand release of Baahubali: The Conclusion, expectations it has among fans is huge. The first... read more »

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Zeenat Aman: Priyanka Chopra Will Be Ideal For My Biopic

Veteran actress Zeenat Aman, who is still remembered for her bold character in Dev Anand’s “Hare Rama Hare Krishna”, says that Priyanka Chopra would be ideal for her biopic if a film is ever made. “I want Priyanka Chopra to do my biopic. I think she is very... read more »

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Watch Tubelight teaser: Salman Khan is a simpleton stuck in the 1962 Indo-China ...

The teaser of Tubelight, directed by Kabir Khan, and starring Salman Khan and Zhu Zhu in the lead roles, is finally here. Perhaps, there can not be a better and more successful writer-director combination in Bollywood right now than Salman Khan and Kabir Khan. Kabir... read more »

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Deepika Padukone attacks foreign media for confusing her with Priyanka Chopra: ‘...

Over the last few months, on several occasions, the foreign media mistook Bollywood star Deepika Padukone for her contemporary Priyanka Chopra, but the actor chose to reserve her reaction on the goof-ups. Today, however, Deepika was not in the mood to ignore this... read more »

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Market Live: Sensex, Nifty remain sluggish; pharma stocks continu...

Sun Pharma and Cipla were the top losers on both indices, while Maruti Suzuki, Mahindra and Mahindra, Eicher Motors and Hindalco gained the most. Moneycontrol News 2:45 pm Earning Update: Hitachi... read more »

RBI outlines broad plans on $150 billion bank bad ...

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) outlined the broad contours of a plan to resolve the $150 billion bad debt problem plaguing the country’s... read more »

GST: Govt dictating prices goes against free-market spi...

In an interview  on Monday, revenue secretary, Hasmukh Adhia, gave out an explicit warning to companies planning to increase prices on products ahead of the... read more »

Heavy Bikes, Luxury Yachts, Private Jets to Attract 31 ...

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Srinagar: Motorcycles of more than 350 cc engine capacity will attract a total of 31 percent tax under the GST regime, same as the tax incidence on private... read more »

SBI’s bad loans didn’t affect it much. Here’s the proof...

State Bank of India reported its highest profit in six quarters on lower provisions for bad loans last quarter, but investors were wary about the outlook for... read more »

Politics

UAE Behind Hacking of Qatari Media that Begins New Middle-East Cr...

WASHINGTON — The United Arab Emirates orchestrated the hacking of a Qatari government news site in May, planting a false story that was used as a pretext for the current crisis between Qatar and... read more »

Rename Babar Road After Lt Ummer Fayaz, Demands De...

New Delhi: A BJP leader has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, demanding that Babar Road in the national capital be renamed after Lieutenant... read more »

Ready to Forego Power if CM Grants Total Loan Waiver, S...

Nashik: Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Friday said he is prepared to forego power and withdraw all the party’s ministers from the BJP-led government... read more »

Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party hops from farce to fa...

It’s difficult to tell whether tragedy follows farce or farce follows tragedy. In the case of the Aam Aadmi Party, non-stop farce carries the hint of the... read more »

Rajinikanth Spoke Like PM Modi, Says RSS Ideologue

Chennai: RSS ideologue S Gurumurthy has welcomed Rajinikanth’s statements on joining politics, saying the Tamil superstar is making well thought out... read more »

National

Passengers on Tejas Express smash LCD screens, soil toilets: We c...

While it is one of the duties of the government to provide people with the best services and facilities, it is also our basic civic duty to treat those public services and facilities with... read more »

Indian Woman Who Alleged Wedding At Gunpoint To Pa...

The Indian woman, Uzma, sought the help of Indian mission in Islamabad, saying Tahir Ali had harassed and intimidated her NEW DELHI:  The Indian... read more »

UP: Man killed, women gang-raped as gang attacks family...

A family travelling from Jewar in Greater Noida to Bulandhshahr when it was attacked by a gang of criminals. A person was shot dead when he objected to the... read more »

Maharashtra minister attends wedding of gangster Dawood...

Mumbai city news: The controversy started after a Marathi news channel IBN Lokmat started showing clips of the wedding reception Maharashtra minister Girish... read more »

Saharanpur violence: Curfew imposed; UP govt sacks top ...

Even as the Uttar Pradesh government scrambled with firefighting measures, violence-hit Saharanpur remained on the edge on Wednesday, after another murder was... read more »

World

China may have quietly moved tonnes of war gear into northern Tib...

may have quietly moved tonnes of military gear while it was conducting military exercises in the remote mountainous Tibet region, the PLA Daily, the official mouthpiece of Chinese military, has... read more »

President Donald Trump lets Iran nuclear deal live...

President Donald Trump agreed Monday night to let the issue go, but only for a few more months and only after last-minute changes to distance Trump... read more »

We oppose militarisation of South China Sea: Australia’...

India has commercial interests in the South China Sea and has been pressing for resolving the dispute as per the United Nations Convention on the Law of the... read more »

LoC firing: Pak targets schools in J&K; 217 student...

All schools in Nowshera, Manjakote sectors of Rajouri district is closed for an indefinite periodBraving Pakistani shelling from across the Line of Control... read more »

Precedents suggest Mayawati’s resignation likely to be ...

Her resignation may not be accepted because members quitting Parliament are expected to submit their resignation in a simple format and without... read more »

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Pizza maker Papa John’s hands insured for a whopping 10 M pounds

Seems like Papa John’s has taken their love for pizza to another level as the company has recently insured its founder’s hands for 10 million pounds. Tabloid media revealed that... read more »

Haldiram products under scanner!

Maharashtra government today asked its health regulator to check samples of Haldiram’s packaged snacks to find if they are fit for human consumption. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)... read more »

FSSAI to review caffeine standards in beverages

Food safety regulator FSSAI has decided to review caffeine standards in caffeinated and energy drinks and is looking for an agency to study the consumption pattern in the... read more »

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How to use digital learning platforms for JEE?

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73 IIT-Roorkee students expelled due to low scores in exams

What could be termed as an unexpected action taken by any IIT till now, the institute at Roorkee has expelled 73 students for faring badly in the first year B Tech programme, who scored... read more »

UPSC not inclined to conduct SRCA examinations for railways

The Union Public Service Commission, told the Railway Ministry to conduct the Special Class Railway Apprentice Examination (SCRA). Earlier the examination was a part of UPSC... read more »

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Gold ETFs witness outflow of Rs 363cr in Apr-Aug FY 2016

NEW DELHI: Investors continue to pull out money from gold exchange-traded funds (ETFs), but the pace of outflow has slowed down in the current fiscal on account of the sluggish equity... read more »

Gold hovers near three-week high as equities slip

Gold held close to its highest level in nearly three weeks on Monday, boosted by safe-haven demand after the Federal Reserve’s move last week to leave US interest rates unchanged... read more »

Gold tops Rs 27,000-mark on global cues, seasonal demand

Rising for the third straight day, gold regained the Rs 27,000-mark by gaining Rs 200 at the bullion market today in line with a firm global trend amid pick up in wedding season buying by... read more »

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I won’t make anarkali suits, imperfection is my thing

From village Jogewala in Moga district to France, fashion designer Navjeet Kaur recalls a journey straight out of a movie script. Over samosas squeezed between white bread slices and... read more »

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