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BJP looks east, turns to Tripura

Tripura BJP is feeling energised after six sacked Trinamul Congress MLAs joined the party early this month.

20 Aug 2017 7:26 AM

Delhi: Journalism school starts September 26

While the online registration will begin from August 23 and continue till September 8, the entrance test will be held on September 17.

20 Aug 2017 7:23 AM

Russia ISIS knife attack injures 7, suspect killed

ISIS propaganda outlet Amaq said the executor of the stabbing operation is a soldier of ISIS.

20 Aug 2017 7:15 AM

Nikolay Kudashev appointed as Russian ambassador

Kudashev was the Russian ambassador to Micronesia and the Marshall Islands in 2014-2015.

20 Aug 2017 7:03 AM

Govt extends date for filing GST returns, tax payment by 5 days

Earlier in the day traders complained about the GST portal not working properly.

20 Aug 2017 6:57 AM

Retd govt employee duped by online firm

he Connaught Place police has taken up the case and has ordered an inquest into the same.

20 Aug 2017 6:52 AM

Forced conversion exists, we need law to prevent it

The SC-sanctioned NIA probe into the Ashokan case implies that our reservations are not entirely unfounded.

20 Aug 2017 6:48 AM

Hindu College hostellers move Delhi HC over rules

Say admission process violates Article 14 of statute.

20 Aug 2017 6:43 AM

Romeo jihad a weapon? It’s a stretch!

The right to practice one's religion includes the right to propagate it but of course any form of allurement or coercion is and must be prohibited.

20 Aug 2017 6:43 AM

Mad race for success

Retty Velayoudam explores the impact of good and bad on the journey of life and their roles in a person’s success.

20 Aug 2017 6:40 AM

Love in the time of Jihad

Akhila, or Hadiya, continues to practice Islam at her house, much to the ire of her parents.

20 Aug 2017 6:37 AM

Jamia, AMU tieup with California University

JMI chancellor Dr. Najma Heptulla said the aim of the collaboration is to make JMI a top notch institution not only in India but also globally.

20 Aug 2017 6:34 AM

Odisha govt to run all buildings on solar power by Nov-Dec

Sources said that all the government buildings identified in twin cities will be operated by solar power in next three-four months.

20 Aug 2017 6:30 AM

NDMC move to curb ‘sick leaves’

The decision was taken on August 11 in a meeting between mayor Preety Agarwal, Leader of House Jayander Dabas, and the senior officials of NDMC.

20 Aug 2017 6:26 AM

Heavy on the pockets!

Jackets are the most coveted pieces and they don’t come cheap. Check out the expensive ones.

20 Aug 2017 6:09 AM

Delhi police to impart vocational skills to 2,100 youth

The project that is a part of PMKVY will be inaugurated by the union home minister Rajnath Singh at Vigyan Bhawan on August 29.

20 Aug 2017 6:07 AM

A play of bold contrasts

Taras Tarapovala loves his photographs to be minimal, clutter-free, raw yet chic, ranging from greyscale to bright hues.

20 Aug 2017 6:06 AM

A taste of the coast

Mangalorean cuisine is a delicate marriage of delicious dishes from a variety of communities who call the coast their own.

20 Aug 2017 6:01 AM

You can climb every mountain

Here are steps that help in maximising an individual’s performance before setting out on a hike.

20 Aug 2017 5:59 AM

Widow assaulted by her son over property papers

The incident was  reported from South Delhi’s Vasant Knuj.

20 Aug 2017 5:58 AM

The village of dreams

A traditional attraction in Gstaad is a horse carriage ride.

20 Aug 2017 5:57 AM

B-town’s outsider

Jacqueline Fernandez is quite happy with the way her film career has turned out. In a chat She speaks about her upcoming projects and more.

20 Aug 2017 5:56 AM

Challenges ahead for Amit Shah

The efforts of enemies to harm Amit Shah image will increase and there will be danger from foes.

20 Aug 2017 5:55 AM

Sensor and timely sensibility

Born in Bihar and brought up in Chandigarh, Manisha Mohan was always a science buff.

20 Aug 2017 5:54 AM

Trash cooking

Uncooked food forms a large proportion of waste generated across the globe, contributing to a growing environmental crisis.

20 Aug 2017 5:52 AM

Forensic team to visit Sunanda suite again

The court noted that no offence was found on part of the hotel and no police official had visited the suite for over a year.

20 Aug 2017 5:48 AM

Delhi BJP Chief Tiwari attacked during meet

The police said that a piece of wooden rod was hurled at Mr Tiwari during the meeting.

20 Aug 2017 5:42 AM

Pak govt set for confrontation with judiciary

National assembly speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq prepared a reference against SC Justice Asif Saeed Khosa.

20 Aug 2017 5:38 AM

Election fever grips Delhi University North Campus

The campus is abuzz with hectic activity with candidates trying to woo students with pamphlets and scribbles.

20 Aug 2017 5:38 AM

Famed Agrasen ki Baoli in dire need of restoration

The architectural building has turned into a residing place for bats and pigeons.

20 Aug 2017 5:34 AM

In shadow of terror, Afghan celebrates Independence Day

Ghani welcomed dozens of Afghan officials for a morning ceremony at the presidential palace

20 Aug 2017 5:34 AM

Campaigning picks up for Bawana bypoll

AAP, which had stormed to power in Delhi with 67 seats, now has 65 legislators in the 70 member Assembly.

20 Aug 2017 5:30 AM

Woman burnt to death for dowry in Vikaspuri

Victim’s in-laws were torturing her for money, husband held.

20 Aug 2017 3:50 AM

Sitaram Yechury slams Centre on Kashmir

The Centre has not fulfilled a single promise made before Parliamentary Party delegation that visited Kashmir some time ago.

20 Aug 2017 3:44 AM

Accused ‘Gaushala’ owner thrashed

Later, policemen escorting him chased away the Congressmen.

20 Aug 2017 3:34 AM

Kiran Bedi goes incognito in Pondy

The former cop went around the city unrecognised on a two-wheeler, riding pillion with a member of her Raj Nivas team.

20 Aug 2017 3:29 AM

Annabelle Creation movie review: The fundamentals of horror

It exists as an assimilation of iconographies: Gone With the Wind, Badlands — even more interestingly, Eyes Without a Face.

20 Aug 2017 3:19 AM

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar-led JD-U formally joins NDA

The decision also paves way for the JD(U) to become the parts of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Cabinet.

20 Aug 2017 3:19 AM

Rs 70,000 Central fellowship for IIT research scholars

The Centre will provide a monthly fellowship of Rs 70,000 to researchers doing PhDs in an IIT or IISc.

20 Aug 2017 3:14 AM

Partition 1947 movie review: A slice of history that lacks depth!

The faith-based audiences would not have objected to the unapologetic manipulations in such an innocuous slice of inspirational hogwash too.

20 Aug 2017 3:13 AM

VIP 2 movie review: What a waste of colossal talent!

It isn’t merely the lack of any substance in her high profile business honcho that’s disappointing.

20 Aug 2017 3:10 AM

Rahul Gandhi: Gorakhpur is a ‘govt-made tragedy’

Gandhi asked the state government not to attempt a cover up but to take strict action against those responsible for the tragedy.

20 Aug 2017 3:08 AM

West Bengal: Man held for driving his wife to suicide

Arpita, who was five months pregnant, was found hanging from the ceiling at her in-laws’ residence in Manicktala.

20 Aug 2017 3:08 AM

Bareilly Ki Barfi movie review: This barfi’s too milky, not so meethi

Kirti Shannon is very confident, lovely looking and moves and talks as if she were made-to-order for Bollywood.

20 Aug 2017 3:06 AM

AIADMK merger on Monday: Sources

A source in the rival Puratchi Thalaivi Amma camp of OPS said that as per the merger package being worked out.

20 Aug 2017 3:04 AM

West Bengal: Floods in control but toll rises to 55

The floods hit over 52 lakh people in North Bengal’s Cooch Behar, South Dinajpur, North Dinajpur, Jalpaiguri, Alipurduar and Malda.

20 Aug 2017 3:02 AM

Like India: Profound, mundane, exciting

Alas, it was a mixed fare. Like India itself, the book is profound and mundane, in parts, in parts exciting, edgy, but at others, clichéd and trite.

20 Aug 2017 2:57 AM

Dhoni faces serious challenge

Beleaguered as Sri Lanka appeared in the Tests, it can’t be forgotten that in the Champions Trophy they beat India convincingly.

20 Aug 2017 2:54 AM

Focus is on World Cup

India look to identify core of 2019 Cup squad, Sri Lanka eye qualification.

20 Aug 2017 2:53 AM

‘Depleted talent pool hurting India’

The Olympian isn’t too keen to look even beyond the Cup, commencing on October 6, citing the opaque future of the players once the mega-event ends.

20 Aug 2017 2:52 AM

Getting away with torture in India

Despite strict laws, ill-treatment of prisoners continue unabated in prisons.

20 Aug 2017 2:49 AM

Tortured, Abused, Scarred for Life

The ATS and prison staffers put us through inhumane torture for a long period.

20 Aug 2017 2:40 AM

Sculpture marks 200 years of Presidency

Art installation shows journey ‘from shelter to open sky’.

20 Aug 2017 2:36 AM

Wait, men at wreck in prisons

The Indian prison system comprehensively ignores the human rights of prisoners, deeming these to be non-existent.

20 Aug 2017 2:34 AM

BJP here to stay for 50, not 5 years, says Amit Shah

Shah said India’s global standing has soared to new heights under the NDA government-led by Narendra Modi.

20 Aug 2017 2:31 AM

CM Mamata turns down Centre circular for second time

State education minister Partha Chatterjee informed that the Central government’s order was turned down.

20 Aug 2017 2:30 AM

Orange is the new black

Corruption is the root cause of the ills that afflict the judicial process system in our beloved country.

20 Aug 2017 2:30 AM

Pantograph parts of Karjat-CST train wound three commuters at Ambernath

Three passengers were injured: Kamlesh Hargun Das Vadhwani (45) from Ulhasnagar, Vinay Baba Sahab Bedekar (17) and Sachin Janardan (32).

20 Aug 2017 2:23 AM

Didn’t sell BrahMos to Vietnam: India

External affairs ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said Vietnam’s foreign ministry had rejected the report, calling it incorrect.

20 Aug 2017 2:22 AM

Heavy rains lash city and suburbs, CR trains delayed

Trains on the central railway (CR) mainline and harbour were delayed by 15 to 20 minutes because of the rains.

20 Aug 2017 2:19 AM

IED explosion in Darjeeling, 20 shops blown up

The incidents have marked the return of violence in the Hills during the indefinite shutdown called by the GJM, in demand of Gorkhaland.

20 Aug 2017 2:18 AM

Terror funding: 4 top separatists under NIA lens

Sources in the investigating agency claimed that interrogation and subsequent follow-up action against Watali, who was arrested by NIA on Thursday.

20 Aug 2017 2:16 AM

Can use CSR funds for bail: Home department

Experts said the funds come under the Company Act, 1952, which has defined areas of work.

20 Aug 2017 2:15 AM

Rai fails to identify Indrani’s family members in photo

Rai could not identify any of the family members in the picture, except Sheena Bora.

20 Aug 2017 2:12 AM

Inmates kept mum on Manju Shetye

Fearing own safety, they didn’t tell magistrate about the incident on June 23.

20 Aug 2017 2:10 AM

More buses should run on main highways: Experts

The suggestions were put forth to the BEST management and committee members in a meeting held at Electric House on Saturday afternoon.

20 Aug 2017 2:06 AM

Less takers for painting idol’s eye with care

Ganar, a senior lekhani artist at the Parel workshop, has been in this profession for the past 35 years.

20 Aug 2017 2:02 AM

Jadhav case: Pak didn’t inform of process to pick judge, says MEA

India earlier moved the Hague-based ICJ against the death penalty handed down to Jadhav by a Pakistani military court.

20 Aug 2017 1:59 AM

Civic body prepares to welcome Ganpati Bappa

The health department has already set up boards at such areas of the beach where there is a possibility of people being stung by jellyfish.

20 Aug 2017 1:57 AM

JC Seats to be given on first-served basis

On the third day or the last day, it will be thrown open for the students below 60 percentage under all the category.

20 Aug 2017 1:54 AM

Northeast to be cut off by rail link till August 28

The Railways has also made arrangements to run two special train services from Guwahati so that passengers can reach West Bengal.

20 Aug 2017 1:53 AM

Flummoxed by GST, IRCTC stops mailing passes

At the same time, GST is being levied on First-Class passes issued at the counter or via the mobile application till a decision is made.

20 Aug 2017 1:51 AM

‘Ladakh, Doklam clashes not linked’

India says will engage with China to find a mutually acceptable solution.

20 Aug 2017 1:48 AM

Nitesh Rane hints at joining BJP with father Rane

Cong MLA Nitesh Rane tweeted an image of his father with ‘Narayan Rane is our party’.

20 Aug 2017 1:46 AM

Help desk hobbled by unwanted pleas

Another official said, “Help desk has been set up mainly for those students whose admissions are on hold at other universities.”

20 Aug 2017 1:42 AM

Major results in three days

‘Technical errors plaguing OSA have been eradicated’.

20 Aug 2017 1:40 AM

Utkal Express derailment: Naveen, Yogi announce ex-gratia for victims

Eight bogies of the express derailed near Khatauli station, barely 100 kilometres from New Delhi.

20 Aug 2017 1:37 AM

National song row rocks Aurangabad

The AIMIM leader added, “We will seek an explanation from one of our corporators who did not stand when the song was being sung.”

20 Aug 2017 1:37 AM

For BJP, 2019 poses hardly any challenge

Even in a state like Bihar where it lost the election, it has managed to form the govt demonstrating the clever art of politics.

20 Aug 2017 1:32 AM

23 dead as train derails in Uttar Pradesh

Eight bogies veered off the tracks at Khatauli, over 40 injured.

20 Aug 2017 1:31 AM

‘We are building our own strengths & not banking on others’ weaknesses’

Babbar candidly spoke about the issue, his party, its future and also the strategy for bringing the Congress back to the political centrestage.

20 Aug 2017 1:22 AM

Andrew Pagett gives winning start to Gujarat

Brijesh Damani of Gujarat Kings won the decider in Single Snooker with Faisal Khan 1-0.

20 Aug 2017 1:05 AM

Barca’s decline not only for Neymar’s exit

The signs are ominous and it is not just the departure of Neymar that is causing this decline.

20 Aug 2017 1:05 AM

Honour our warriors, but meaningfully

The Indian soldier will fight where he is asked to, and he always has.

20 Aug 2017 12:59 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Plastic proves deathless

Plastics above 50 microns in thickness were permissible.

20 Aug 2017 12:54 AM

Is Judwaa 2 inspired by Jackie Chan’s Twin Dragons?

Sidharth Malhotra and Varun Dhawan share a lot more than just their debut in Student Of The Year.

20 Aug 2017 12:53 AM

Pinterest becomes interesting

The new add-on allows Pinterest users to pinch a photo to zoom in and out on various Pins

20 Aug 2017 12:41 AM

Beauty and brains combined

YouTuber Deepica Mutyala’s passion and talent for make-up has taken her places.

20 Aug 2017 12:40 AM

Bollywood Schadenfreude

Behind the glitz and glamour of Bollywood, lie rivalries and nastiness which come to the surface, especially when a film flops.

20 Aug 2017 12:38 AM

It’s a pout time to shine

To get this look, begin by outlining the lips with a darker shade of your chosen lip colour.

20 Aug 2017 12:38 AM

Earn your stripes

Bold, bright and brilliantly textured super stripes bring a fresh take on the classic stripes this season.

20 Aug 2017 12:37 AM

City’s runners on their marks

The IDBI Half Marathon, which came to an end today, saw a strong partication of 15,000 runners.

20 Aug 2017 12:37 AM

U Mumba rally to beat UP Yoddha

Shabeer Bapu scored 13 points for U Mumba and skipper Anup Kumar contributed eight points.

20 Aug 2017 12:36 AM

Showstoppers at Lakme Fashion Week

The Winter/Festive season of Lakme Fashion Week has seen a number of Bollywood’s best turn showstopper for their favourite designers.

20 Aug 2017 12:35 AM

Vroom with a view in Scotland

Most of the trees outside the distilleries have become black because of the fumes that emit from the distillers.

20 Aug 2017 12:33 AM

Broken promises

Political manifestos attracted public notice in England in the 19th century when political warfare was at its peak.

20 Aug 2017 12:32 AM

Pahlaj Nihalani hits back at the film industry

The former CBFC head minced no words as he spoke about movies mired in controversies in the clearing stage.

20 Aug 2017 12:31 AM

Inspired by the night

Aprita Mehta speaks about her latest collection —The Midnight Muse — and her journey and evolution as a fashion designer.

20 Aug 2017 12:30 AM

Pehredaar Piya Ki and TV content

The show that depicts a 10-year-old boy married to an 18-year-old woman, who doubles up as his ‘protector,’ has been protested against with petitions.

20 Aug 2017 12:29 AM

India, China: Game is on

India and China cranked up diplomacy to convince the world of their respective positions on the Doklam “standoff”.

20 Aug 2017 12:24 AM

Infosys crisis: Think about shareholders

There is no reason why a successful business and ethics of corporate governance cannot co-exist.

20 Aug 2017 12:20 AM

Driving an extra mile

Sandeep, better known as ‘Munna Bhai’ among his peers, rides his auto in style.

20 Aug 2017 12:16 AM

Chukki this art-titude out

This artist from Bengaluru was listed as one of the 30 under 30 achievers by Forbes magazine.

20 Aug 2017 12:14 AM

Glorious innings

I’m very comp-etitive and hate losing. I always carry a never-say-die attitude.

20 Aug 2017 12:14 AM

Wonder powders: thinning or taxing?

The new fad is to consume fat burning and appetite control powders that help in weight loss.

20 Aug 2017 12:14 AM

I haven’t faced racism in Bollywood: Chitrangada Singh

The actress, who walked the ramp for Neha Agarwal as her showstopper at Lakme Fashion Week, now has bagged two big projects in her kitty.

20 Aug 2017 12:14 AM

Hrithik: The new advisor

Pooja considers Hrithik as someone who has adequate knowledge of Bollywood and can help her take the right decisions.

20 Aug 2017 12:13 AM

Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan avoid each other

Alia and Varun bonded pretty well at the recent IIFA awards as well, but they do not want it to reflect on the big screen for the time being.

20 Aug 2017 12:13 AM

Kalki Koechlin goes nude

I always say wear your personality on your sleeve. I tend to have a free personality: Kalki Koechlin

20 Aug 2017 12:13 AM

Gulzar’s Libaas still relevant after 29 years, says Amul Vikas Mohan

The film has got its CBFC certificate back in the day, so I don’t think we need it again: Amul

20 Aug 2017 12:13 AM

Old wine in new bottle

With films today running with similar plotlines as some nineties’ films, we explore if this is a conscious effort or just coincidental.

20 Aug 2017 12:12 AM

Tri-Nation Cup: Robin, Balwant goals create history for India vs Mauritius

India head coach Stephen Constantine, thus created history, as he became the first gaffer to win eight international matches on the trot.

20 Aug 2017 12:03 AM

Sandesh Jhingan should be playing in bigger league, says Stephen Constantine

Sandesh Jhingan was handed the captains arm band of the side in absence of regular skipper Sunil Chettri.

20 Aug 2017 12:02 AM

Govt extends date for filing GST returns, tax payment by 5 days

The last date for filing GST returns has been changed to August 25 from August 20.

19 Aug 2017 9:26 PM

J&K's ruling PDP activist shot dead by suspected militants in Anantnag

The police officials said that gunmen barged into the house of the victim and shot him from point blank range.

19 Aug 2017 9:15 PM

Don't want Modi's 'New India': Rahul on Gorakhpur hospital tragedy

Rahul also said that he earlier informed PM Modi about the lack of facilities in the hospital and asked UP CM to take proper action.

19 Aug 2017 9:01 PM

ISs experiment by teen can help colonise Mars

Alia Almansoori’s ‘Genes in Space’ experiment will determine effects of harmful radiations on DNA.

19 Aug 2017 8:49 PM

Xiaomi’s Mi Mix 2 could feature 3D facial recognition

The feature could be similar to the one on the Samsung Galaxy S8, could be a 3D system like the one on the rumoured iPhone 8.

19 Aug 2017 8:14 PM

Google shows how easy it is to steal stock images

Google researchers showed that a lack of randomness in stock image watermarks makes them susceptible to stealing easily.

19 Aug 2017 7:46 PM

Govt extends date for filing GST returns, tax payment by 5 days

The last date for filing GST returns has been changed to August 25 from August 20.

19 Aug 2017 7:23 PM

US: 3-yr-old toddler's eyes burned with chemicals, locked in dog cage by mother

Investigators said they believe the 38-year-old Kuhn dropped the boy on his stomach and sprayed hydrogen peroxide in his eyes.

19 Aug 2017 6:59 PM

23 dead, 70 hurt as 14 coaches of Utkal Express derail in UP's Muzaffarnagar

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath condemned the incident and assured complete treatment to injured passengers.

19 Aug 2017 6:59 PM

Around 50,000 traders get GST registration nos in Mumbai

Mumbai had launched a huge facilitation campaign for helping taxpayers file their returns.

19 Aug 2017 6:54 PM

GST site crashes, sends thousands of traders into disarray

Report says the site said: 'Services will not be available from 2 pm to 2.45 pm on Aug 19'.

19 Aug 2017 6:49 PM

JD(U) my party, Grand Alliance will remain intact: Sharad Yadav

Earlier on Saturday, the JD(U) passed a resolution to join the National Democratic Alliance (NDA).

19 Aug 2017 6:42 PM

Go the Victorian way for some exciting sex

New book reveals Victorian bedroom trend called karezza could be key to better sex and intimacy.

19 Aug 2017 6:16 PM

Rajasthan woman says goodbye to husband after he fails to build toilet at home

The woman had filed a divorce petition in the court as the husband failed to build a toilet despite repeated assurances.

19 Aug 2017 6:05 PM

Dire wolves may soon roam the earth again

Huge wolves roamed America during Ice Age and now an Oregon breeder is bringing a cuddlier version back to life.

19 Aug 2017 5:54 PM

Arnold Schwarzenegger hits out at Trump over Charlottesville, says 'let’s terminate hate'

Hours after the violence in his first response on Twitter, Trump blamed 'many sides' for the violence that claimed three lives.

19 Aug 2017 5:51 PM

Infosys faces probe for alleged violation of US' securities law

Development comes a day after IT major saw its CEO Vishal Sikka resign citing slander by founders.

19 Aug 2017 5:46 PM

YouTube now shows news feeds

Alphabet’s popular video sharing website has started showing breaking news on your feed.

19 Aug 2017 5:44 PM

Here's what you need to know about swine influenza

We give a low-down on how to tackle swine influenza and pointers on its symptoms and detection.

19 Aug 2017 5:27 PM

Sensex up 311 pts at 31,525; Nifty climbed 127 pts last week

The week saw investors sentiment calmed following easing geo-political tension with North Korea.

19 Aug 2017 5:27 PM

Sunanda Pushkar case: Court raps Delhi police over delayed de-sealing of hotel suite

The lawyer representing Leela Hotel told the court that the room has been sealed since 2015, and no evidence has been collected so far.

19 Aug 2017 5:14 PM

Antidepressants do work, says new study

Researchers say, if results are placebo effects, drugs should not outperform actual placebo trials.

19 Aug 2017 5:00 PM

Bankruptcy code can help deepen bond markets: Sebi

Chief Ajay Tyagi adds bankruptcy reforms have had significant impact on developing corporate bonds in various countries.

19 Aug 2017 4:58 PM

Taylor Swift takes fans by surprise, deletes Instagram posts, blocks website

The pop star seems to be on a digital detox as she deleted information from the photo-sharing platform as well as her website.

19 Aug 2017 4:55 PM

US man accused of cutting off pregnant ex-girlfriend's nipples pleads guilty

The Argus Leader reported that Tony Ledbetter of Sioux Falls pleaded guilty Friday to three counts of aggravated assault.

19 Aug 2017 4:41 PM

Not for 10 years, but for 5 decades BJP will reign: Amit Shah

The BJP president reminded the activists that the party has become a political force to reckon with due to hard work of its leaders.

19 Aug 2017 4:40 PM

Madonna shares first ever family portrait on her 59th birthday

The songstress took to Instagram and posted a family portrait from her 59th birthday party in Lecce, Italy.

19 Aug 2017 4:38 PM

California man seeks woman for sex ritual during solar eclipse

Man posts in Craiglist that he is looking for partner for sex ritual to bear a child.

19 Aug 2017 4:35 PM

IOC, Odisha strike deal on tax incentives for Paradip refinery

VAT collected and not paid in 2015-16, 2016-17 and 2017 -18 will be deposited by IOC immediately.

19 Aug 2017 4:26 PM

High BP during pregnancy increases risk of cardiovascular disease later

Study shows need for follow-up of women hypertension history during pregnancy to provide management of risk factors for heart disease.

19 Aug 2017 4:08 PM

Rahul concerned, CM should carefully use words: Cong on Yogi's jibe

Voicing similar views, another grand old party leader Shobha Oza stated that UP CM is making such assertions just to hide his wrongdoings.

19 Aug 2017 3:58 PM

Now, eye test to spot Alzheimer's disease 20 years in advance

Researchers at Cedars-Sinai developed an eye test as a non-invasive method that can detect Alzheimer’s much before symptoms begin to show.

19 Aug 2017 3:53 PM

Android O to 'touch down' on Aug 21 solar eclipse

Google hasn’t officially disclosed what the "O" in "Android O" stands for, but a leak suggest "O" will refer to Oreo.

19 Aug 2017 3:45 PM

Japan launches satellite for better GPS system

The launch was initially scheduled last week but was postponed due to a technical glitch.

19 Aug 2017 3:33 PM

Sikka's exit makes hunt for new Infosys CEO a tough job

Company's last CEO search in 2014 was a major challenge that ended after Sikka's name cropped up.

19 Aug 2017 3:32 PM

A knife-wielding man stabs 8 people in Russia's Surgut, shot dead by police

The incident took place in a city some 2,100 kilometres northeast of Moscow in the oil-rich Khanty-Mansi region.

19 Aug 2017 3:29 PM

Xiaomi discloses what caused Redmi Note 4 explosion

Bhavana Suryakiran, a resident of Ravulapalem in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, was identified as the victim to the "explosion".

19 Aug 2017 3:23 PM

Women love a bit more of lovemaking

Studies see 59 percent of women saying that they prefer more sex that what they are currently getting as compared to 41 percent men.

19 Aug 2017 3:18 PM

Video: Knife attacker stabs 8 on Russian street, shot dead by police

Russia’s Investigative Committee said armed police arrived and used their weapons on the attacker and 'liquidated' him.

19 Aug 2017 3:07 PM

C'garh: Locals allege over 100 cows dead due to negligence, bad condition at sheds

The main opposition Congress has alleged around 300 cows have died in Verma's shelter home in the past three days.

19 Aug 2017 2:49 PM

Essential Phone PH-1 hands-on: more than just a bezel-less phone

Andy Rubin’s first smartphone seems to be a well-rounded flagship smartphone with features that are ‘essential’.

19 Aug 2017 2:49 PM

Amid Sikkim standoff, Army Chief to begin 3-day visit to Ladakh on Sunday

During the visit, Army Chief Bipin Rawat will take stock of the security preparedness along the border with China.

19 Aug 2017 2:39 PM

US lawmaker may face ouster after remark 'I hope Trump is assassinated' on Charlottesville

She made the remark in response to a post that suggested Vice President Mike Pence would try to have Trump removed from office.

19 Aug 2017 2:20 PM

Chinese man wakes up to discover lizard inside ear

Man has live lizard removed from his ears but doctors do not know where the animal’s tail is.

19 Aug 2017 2:03 PM

Viral Indore gym assault video triggers outrage

The woman was seen weeping after being assaulted.

19 Aug 2017 2:00 PM

Suspects planned bigger attack, including huge explosion in Alcanar: Spain police

Details of the investigation are sparse but police said the Barcelona suspect driver may have been among the five killed.

19 Aug 2017 1:58 PM

NPA resolution not to liquidate cos, but to help save them: Jaitley

Gross NPAs have crossed 9.6 per cent as of March 2017 while stressed loans ratio is over 12 per cent.

19 Aug 2017 1:48 PM

COMIO enters India with three smartphones

The Chinese brand has entered the Indian market with entry-level Android smartphones.

19 Aug 2017 1:46 PM

Gorakhpur not a picnic spot: Yogi tells Delhi 'yuvraj' Rahul Gandhi

The Congress has targeted the Yogi govt over the deaths following allegations that the children died due to oxygen shortage.

19 Aug 2017 1:34 PM

Indo-Sino frictions raise potential for open conflict: US Congressional report on Sikkim standoff

The insight dated August 9 was released by non-profit Federation of American Scientists on Friday.

19 Aug 2017 1:24 PM

'Predator' star Sonny Landham breathes his last at 76

Known for hit action films such as ‘Predator’ and ‘48 Hrs’, the actor passed away from congestive heart failure on Thursday.

19 Aug 2017 1:21 PM

'Bionic Boy' becomes youngest ever to get two prosthetic hands

11-year-old is extremely chuffed and still learning how to use both his hands together.

19 Aug 2017 1:19 PM

Give more funds to banks to end bad loans crisis: Patel

Patel says extra funds could be raised at market and through govt diluting its stake in state-run banks.

19 Aug 2017 1:14 PM

NPA resolution: RBI chief calls for recapitalisation of banks

Gross NPA ratio of the banking system at 9.6 per cent and stressed advances ratio at 12 per cent as of March 2017.

19 Aug 2017 1:13 PM

Miley Cyrus splurges whopping 5.8 million USD for farmhouse in hometown

The 24-year-old, daughter of Billy Ray Cyrus, is now the proud owner of 33.5-acre property which was built in 2014.

19 Aug 2017 1:12 PM

Delhi: Man steals belongings of accident victim lying on road

The accident victim said that instead of helping him the person stole his belongings.

19 Aug 2017 1:10 PM

People around me are tensed, I keep calming them down: Kunal on becoming father

The actor said that he is surprised that he is not nervous about becoming father for the first time with Soha Ali Khan.

19 Aug 2017 1:04 PM

Happiness in love has more to do with brand compatibility

According to researchers that partners who do not hold much sway in a relationship feel stuck with their partner’s choice of brands.

19 Aug 2017 1:04 PM

Hundreds of women take to Delhi street 'fearlessly' at midnight

The run was not a protest or a fight, but through this midnight run, hundreds of women proved solidarity and fearlessness.

19 Aug 2017 1:03 PM

Nitish's JD(U) passes resolution to join hands with NDA

In July, Nitish Kumar had stepped down as Bihar Chief Minister and snapped the Grand Alliance with the RJD and the Congress.

19 Aug 2017 1:02 PM

Mumbai teen attacks 61-year-old woman with scissors, knife; arrested

The boy was allegedly stealing money from the woman's house to get his brother's bicycle repaired.

19 Aug 2017 12:55 PM

T Mariyappa's coach Satyanarayana dropped from Dronacharya nominees list

The decision to drop para-sports coach name fromthe list due to a criminal case pending against him

19 Aug 2017 12:55 PM

Jet Airways to hold annual general meeting on Sep 11

Shares of Jet Airways declined nearly 2 per cent to close at Rs 579.95 on the BSE.

19 Aug 2017 12:53 PM

Sierra Leone mudslides: Death toll now up to 450 as rescuers search more bodies

Burials have begun in a cemetery that holds victims of the 2014-15 Ebola outbreak that killed thousands in the West African country.

19 Aug 2017 12:43 PM

Jharkhand: Child dies in mother's lap after hospital denies ambulance

The 3-yr-old died in his mother's lap while he was being taken home on foot after being treated at Jharkhand's Sadar hospital.

19 Aug 2017 12:43 PM

ICICI Bank cut interest rate on savings account by 0.5 per cent

The interest rate on savings bank accounts with deposits of Rs 50 lakh and above remains unchanged.

19 Aug 2017 12:41 PM

Keyboard warriors: South Korea, US gear up for war games to counter North Korea

The August 21 to 31 exercises involve computer simulations designed to prepare for the unthinkable: war with nuclear-capable N Korea.

19 Aug 2017 12:38 PM

SBI collects Rs 235 crore in minimum balance fine in June qtr: RTI

The country's top bank has not revealed the categories of accounts on which the fine has been levied.

19 Aug 2017 12:35 PM

Nestle partners Amazon for new range of Maggi noodles

The new range Nutri Licious will be available to consumers first on Amazon starting August 20, 2017.

19 Aug 2017 12:27 PM

Video: Leap of life across bridge claims lives of woman, child

A woman and child died when they were trying to cross a bridge which collapsed due to flood water coming in full spate.

19 Aug 2017 12:18 PM

At least 2 dead, 6 injured in Finland stabbing spree

The stabbing spree comes with Europe on high alert a day after drivers slammed vehicles into pedestrians in two attacks in Spain.

19 Aug 2017 12:06 PM

'It's shoot time': After almost 5-year Baahubali journey, Prabhas back on film sets

The actor is excited to begin the shooting of his much anticipated film 'Saaho' and conveyed his thoughts on Facebook.

19 Aug 2017 12:03 PM

Infosys clears Rs 13,000-cr share buyback plan even after Sikka quits

Report says IT giant will buy 11.3 crore shares, or 4.92 per cent equity, at Rs 1,150 each.

19 Aug 2017 11:58 AM

Lebanese army to begin offensive against ISIS close to Syrian border

Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah said that ISIS holds around 296 square kilometres (115 square miles) on both sides of the border.

19 Aug 2017 11:53 AM

War of posters: JD(U) factions claim publicity before Sharad, Nitish's meets

Incidentally, both Nitish Kumar and Sharad Yadav factions claim to be the 'real JD(U)'.

19 Aug 2017 11:52 AM

Alternative cancer cures see higher death rates, says study

Cancer patients who spurn surgery, radiation or chemotherapy in favour of unorthodox therapies are more than twice as likely to die.

19 Aug 2017 11:50 AM

Qatar concerned about safety of citizens in Saudi during Haj amid Gulf crisis

'Those people crossing the border right now are under the responsibility of the Saudi authorities for their security,' official said.

19 Aug 2017 11:33 AM

Police name three Moroccan suspects after deadly Barcelona terror attack

Police have not yet identified who drove the white van that sped into crowds on the busy Las Ramblas avenue in central Barcelona.

19 Aug 2017 11:28 AM

Donald Trump ousts Steve Bannon, his influential, divisive strategist

Bannon's nationalistic, outsider conservatism served as a guiding force for Trump's rise to office.

19 Aug 2017 11:13 AM

Galaxy Note 4 batteries recalled over safety fears ahead of Note 8 launch

The South Korean tech giant is recalling about 10,200 Galaxy Note 4's batteries.

19 Aug 2017 11:10 AM

Sikka misses home, says have been away far too long

Back in 2014, Sikka had overtaken S D Shibulal to become Infosys' first non-founder CEO.

19 Aug 2017 10:58 AM

Positive interaction between couples may improve CPAP use in apnea

According to researchers, couples who focused on benefits for both patient and sleep partner were more likely to use CPAP machines.

19 Aug 2017 10:54 AM

President's arts council quits over Donald Trump's Charlottesville remarks

Noting that art is about inclusion and the humanities include a vibrant free press, the members alleged that Trump had attacked both.

19 Aug 2017 10:49 AM

J&K: Security forces conduct cordon, search ops in 10 villages of Shopian

Cordon and search operations are being carried out in at least ten villages in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district.

19 Aug 2017 10:47 AM

Long lasting gum disease may up risk of Alzheimer’s, says study

Recent studies have suggested that chronic periodontitis might contribute to a decline in thinking ability.

19 Aug 2017 10:36 AM

MP: Mentally ill woman dumps infant in toilet septic tank; child saved

The woman was allegedly trying to 'hide' the infant but the girl survived and is currently undergoing treatment in a hospital.

19 Aug 2017 10:33 AM

Sikka quits Infosys: Twitteratis have field day with digs and puns

RPG's Harsh Goenka tweets: 'Post demonetisation, old 'sikkas' not working. 'Vishal' change in #Infosys'.

19 Aug 2017 10:32 AM

Better therapies may be in offing with novel HIV tracking approach

Research used novel live-cell fluorescent imaging system that allowed them to identify individual particles associated with infection.

19 Aug 2017 10:29 AM

When I saw the comments on pictures, I had a great laugh about it: Esha Gupta

The actress has responded to the criticism for posting a few bold pictures on social media, which have gone viral.

19 Aug 2017 10:16 AM

In a first, NIA registers investigation report in Kerala's 'love jihad' row

The Kerala High Court had annulled the marriage, terming it as an instance of 'love jihad'.

19 Aug 2017 10:03 AM

Hyderabad: 24-yr-old BTech graduate kidnaps, rapes 16-yr-old student; arrested

Sanjeeva Reddy Nagar Police said, a case has been registered under sections 376, 366 of IPC and the accused has been taken into custody.

19 Aug 2017 9:50 AM

'My idea is to grab more eyeballs, not money': Akshay on Toilet-Ek Prem Katha success

He is happy that ‘Toilet...’ is doing good business, but he said he is more keen about getting more people to watch the movie.

19 Aug 2017 9:31 AM

What's a total solar eclipse and why this one is so unusual

The last time a total solar eclipse swept the whole width of the US was in 1918.

19 Aug 2017 8:46 AM

Will free India of terrorism, problems in Kashmir, NE by 2022: Rajnath

Singh was addressing a programme in Lucknow titled 'Sankalp se Siddhi - New India Movement (2017-2022) Naye Bharat kaa nirmaan'.

19 Aug 2017 8:42 AM

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg to take 2 months of paternity leave

Zuckerberg had also taken a two-month paternity leave following the birth of his first child, Maxima Chan Zuckerberg, in 2015.

19 Aug 2017 8:28 AM

Nitish Kumar working as Amit Shah's slave: Cong leader Sandeep Dikshit

Nitish recently walked out of the grand alliance with RJD and the Congress to join hands and form government with the BJP in July.

19 Aug 2017 8:03 AM

NASA launches satellite to help astronauts communicate with Earth

The satellite will "support critical space communication into the mid-2020s," NASA said in a statement.

19 Aug 2017 8:02 AM