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CAG seeks more time from SC in DND flyover case
New Delhi | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
There won't be any toll tax in the Delhi Noida Delhi (DND) flyover for now, with the CAG seeking eight weeks more time from the Supreme Court to file its detailed response in the matter. A bench of the Apex Court headed by Chief Justice of Indi ... read..


 
SC asks Centre to fill up two vacancies
New Delhi | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
Expressing its strongest displeasure, the Supreme Court today asked the Union to fill up the vacancy of a member within four weeks and the Director General (DG) of Investigation within one week. The Supreme Court Bench, headed by the Chief Justi ... read..


 
Modi remembers Bose on his birth anniversary (Lead)
New Delhi | Monday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday led the nation in paying tributes to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his 120th birth anniversary and saluted his valour during the freedom struggle. ... read..


 
Math learning startup Cuemath raises $15 million from CapitalG and Sequoia India
New Delhi [India] | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Math learning startup Cuemath has raised $15 million in its Series B round of funding from CapitalG and Sequoia India. CapitalG (formerly known as Google Capital), the growth equity investment fund of Alphabet (Google's parent company), led this round of ... read..


 
SC gives Centre two weeks to set up mobile subscriber verification mechanism
New Delhi [India] | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday gave the Centre two weeks of time to implement a mechanism to ensure proper verification of all mobile phone subscribers while issuing SIM cards. ... read..


 
Mobikwik ties up with Fortis, Medanta
New Delhi | Monday, 2017 1:15:04 PM IST
Domestic mobile wallet major MobiKwik on Monday announced nationwide partnership with multi-super specialty hospitals Fortis Healthcare Ltd. and Medanta to help people make payments using the MobiKwik app for health care. ... read..


 
NHRC vacancies: SC asks Centre to fill post of DG within a week
New Delhi [India] | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre to fill up the vacancy of the Director General (DG) of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) within a week and other pending vacancies in one week as well. ... read..


 
SC issues notice to Centre over rising concern on drug trafficking
New Delhi [India] | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice to the Centre over the rising concern of drug trafficking and peddling across the country. ... read..


 
Farmers urge Centre to reduce tax on cigarette industry
New Delhi | Monday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST
A farmers body on Monday urged the Centre to reduce tax on the cigarette industry to enable tobacco growers to get the right prices for their crop. ... read..


 
Modi remembers Bose on his birth anniversary
New Delhi | Monday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday saluted Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his birth anniversary and extolled him for his valour displayed during the struggle for freedom. ... read..


 
Special team to safeguard Republic Day parade from radioactivity
New Delhi, [India] | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
A chemical biological radiological and nuclear (CBRN) equipped team will be deployed for the first time at the Rajpath to keep a check on radiation levels during this year's Republic Day parade. ... read..


 
Jallikattu row: 69 caveat petitions filed in SC so far
New Delhi [India] | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
69 caveat petitions have been filed in the Supreme Court in the Jallikattu matter till now over a period of three day, and more may be filed. ... read..


 
Foggy weather disrupts train services in national capital
New Delhi | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
Foggy weather condition in National capital continued to trouble the commuters as rail services were disrupted this morning due to poor visibility. At least 30 trains were running late, seven were rescheduled and one got cancelled because of fog. Th ... read..


 
Rahul deputes Bhupinder Hooda to resolve matters in Mumbai Congress
New Delhi | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has debuted senior party leader Bhupinder Singh Hooda to resolve matters in the Mumbai Congress. Senior Congress leader Gurudas Kamat said Mr Hooda would meet all factions of the Mumbai Congress on January 25. ... read..


 
I do not see anyone on the same level as Rishi Kapoor: Ranbir
By Rajesh Ahuja New Delhi | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
His father Rishi Kapoor may have been considered among the 'also-rans' in the era of 70s in Bollywood, which witnessed the dominance of Amitabh Bachchan but industry heartthrob Ranbir Kapoor says that he does not see anyone on the same level as his father ... read..


 
Lokmanya Tilak, strongest voice of 'Swaraj' will be part of 2017 Republic Day Parade tableaux
New Delhi [India] | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Many people might not be aware that Lokmanya Balgangadhar Tilak, India's famous freedom activist and a social reformer, was also a mathematician, news reporter, editor, writer and orator. Thus, Maharashtra has prepared very special Tableau on Lokmanya Bal ... read..


 
SC refuses to resume toll tax on DND flyway for now
New Delhi [India] | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday refused to resume the toll tax on Delhi-Noida-Direct (DND) flyway for now. ... read..


 
Here we go! PeeCee is off to NYC for 'Live With Kelly'
New Delhi [India] | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
And she is off! Traveling places, Global star Priyanka Chopra lives out of a suitcase. ... read..


 
Subramanian Swamy welcomes Police action at Marina Beach, says 'why protest now when Jallikattu demands conceded?'
New Delhi [India] | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Welcoming the police crackdown on the swelling pro-Jallikattu agitation at the Marina Beach in Chennai, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Monday asserted that the protests were pointless now as all their demands were to be conceded. ... read..


 
Clear Monday morning in Delhi
New Delhi | Monday, 2017 10:45:04 AM IST
It was a clear Monday morning here with the minimum temperature recorded at 10 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season's average, the weather office said. ... read..


 
NGT to hear Delhi's garbage menace issue today
New Delhi [India] | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) will on Monday hear the issues regarding garbage menace in the national capital. ... read..


 
SC to hear NTBCL's plea on DND flyway
New Delhi [India] | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Supreme Court will on Monday hear the plea filed by Noida Toll Bridge Company Limited (NTBCL) in connection with the waving off the toll tax on Delhi-Noida-Direct (DND) flyway. ... read..


 
Dec. 16 gang rape: SC to hear convicts' plea challenging Delhi HC order
New Delhi [India] | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Supreme Court will on Monday hear the plea filed by December 16 gang rape convicts Mukesh, Akshay, Pawan and Vinay, challenging the Delhi High court order which had sentenced the four convicts to the gallows after keeping in view the fact that it was ... read..


 
Withdrew my name as UP chief ministerial candidate for younger generation: Sheila Dikshit
New Delhi [India] | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Sheila Dikshit on Monday hailed the Congress and Swajawadi Party tie-up, saying that they all have been relieved after the formation of alliance, adding she withdrew her name as Uttar Pradesh chief ministerial candidate for the younger generation. ... read..


 
SC to hear plea to postpone Union Budget
New Delhi [India] | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Supreme Court will on Monday hear a plea seeking postponement of Union Budget presentation ahead of the upcoming assembly polls in five states. ... read..


 
What happened in Bihar will be repeated in UP: Congress
New Delhi [India] | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Welcoming the formation of alliance with Samajwadi Party, Congress on Monday said that party is going to emerge as umbrella party around which all anti fascist ,pro poor and anti communal forces will combine. ... read..


 
Formation of alliance a difficult task as two rival parties will have to work together: Congress
New Delhi [India] | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Terming formation of alliance a difficult task, Congress on Monday said that it takes time to take the decision as two parties who have been fighting elections against each other for last 25 years will have to come together and work. ... read..


 
Delhi: Full dress rehearsal of Republic Day Parade to be held today
New Delhi [India] | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The full dress rehearsal of the Republic Day Parade will be held at Rajpath in Delhi today. ... read..


 
PM Modi pays homage to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose on his 120th birth anniversary
New Delhi [India] | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday paid homage to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose on his 120th birth anniversary today, and stated that he was honoured to have had the opportunity to declassify files relating to Netaji and fulfil a popular demand pending ... read..


 
Flying high! Alia Bhatt garners 10 mn followers on Twitter
New Delhi [India] | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Alia Bhatt is soaring new heights every now and then! The bubbly actress, who has always been showered with immense love, has now scored a fan following of 10 million on Twitter. ... read..


 
Severe cold wave conditions to freeze north India
New Delhi [India] | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Cold wave conditions prevailed in north India, with dense fog affecting rail, road and air traffic at several places in the region while eastern and western parts of the country had some respite from the biting cold. ... read..


 
Blind can make us 'open our eyes to our potential': Hrithik
New Delhi | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Bollywood Greek's God Hrithik Roshan, who would be seen playing a visually-impaired character in his next film 'Kaabil', feels that blind people are an example of the potential that lies in all of us. ... read..


 
Yami Gautam in awe of 'evergreen' Madhubala
New Delhi | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Actor Yami Gautam, who is all geared up for the release of her next film 'Kaabil', recently said she is keen do to a biopic on yesteryear's actress Madhubala. ... read..


 
Nobody can take away reservation, says Union Minister Paswan
New Delhi | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
In the midst of the row stirred by RSS Leader Manmohan Vaidya's remarks against continuing quota for an indefinite period, Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan has said that reservation was a Constitutional right which no one could scrap. ''Reservation is n ... read..


 
Congress releases first list of 41 candidates for UP
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 11:45:04 PM IST
The Congress on Sunday announced its first list of 41 candidates for the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections on Sunday -- the day it patched up an alliance with the ruling Samajwadi Party. ... read..


 
BJP announces second list for UP, 'star kids' find place (Lead)
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 11:15:04 PM IST
The Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) on Sunday released its second list of 155 candidates for the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls, which features children of at least three party bigwigs and a few defectors from other parties. ... read..


 
Rajnath's son Pankaj, Shastri's grandson, Rita Bahuguna make it to BJP list for UP
New Delhi | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
Progeny of politicians and who's-who in the BJP made it to the second list of party candidates released today for the crucial UP elections. Among others those who made in the list include, Home Minister Rajnath Singh's son Pankaj Singh from Noida, daught ... read..


 
Chilly weather continues in Delhi, fog affects train schedules
New Delhi | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
The national capital today continued to be in the grip of chilly weather conditions with the minimum temperature settling at 8.4 degree Celsius and fog affecting train schedules here. Chilly weather conditions prevailing in Delhi over the past week persi ... read..


 
Priyanka negotiated deal with SP, says Congress (Lead)
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 10:45:04 PM IST
In what could be seen as an announcement of Priyanka Gandhi's arrival, several senior Congress leaders on Sunday acknowledged the role of Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in striking an alliance with the Samajwadi Party (SP) in Uttar Pradesh. ... read..


 
51 specially abled, poor couples tie knot at mass marraige
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 10:15:04 PM IST
At least 51 specially abled and financially challenged couples got married at a mass marriage ceremony organised here on Sunday. ... read..


 
No 'lightweights' in talks with SP: Ahmed Patel
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 10:15:04 PM IST
The Congress on Sunday denied that it sent "political lightweights" for talks to strike an alliance with the Samajwadi Party (SP) for Uttar Pradesh (UP) assembly elections. ... read..


 
Delhi airport bags Golden Peacock CSR Award
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 9:45:04 PM IST
GMR Group-led consortium Delhi International Airport Ltd. (DIAL) on Sunday said it has bagged the prestigious Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Social Responsibility in the aviation transport sector for 2016. ... read..


 
Gave loans to over 100 students: Delhi government
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 9:15:04 PM IST
Dismissing claims that educational loans were extended to only three students totalling only Rs 3.15 lakh under its flagship scheme, the Delhi government on Sunday said it sanctioned loans of Rs 3.55 crore to more than 100 students. ... read..


 
India to support implementation of past commitments at G20: Minister
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Sunday said India was for the early implementation of past commitments made at the G20 Agriculture Ministers Meetings. ... read..


 
India to support implementation of past commitments at G20
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Sunday said India was for the early implementation of past commitments made at the G20 agriculture ministers' meetings. ... read..


 
Reservation a right, none can abolish it: Paswan
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan on Sunday said reservation was a constitutional right and no one can abolish it. ... read..


 
BJP second list include Rajnath's son Pankaj for Noida, Rita Bahuguna from Lucknow Cantt.
New Delhi | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
After delaying it for three days since the party's central election committee met and cleared the names, the BJP today released its second list of 155 candidates for the crucial Uttar Pradesh assembly polls, fielding among others Home Minister Rajnath Sin ... read..


 
17 States, 6 Central Ministries to showcase their tableaux in Republic Day Parade
New Delhi | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
This year Republic Day Parade on Rajpath will witness tableaux from 17 States and Six Ministries of the Central Government. These tableaux will showcase varied themes starting from country's rich cultural heritage and socio-economic development to nation ... read..


 
UP criminal held in Delhi
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 8:15:04 PM IST
A criminal from Uttar Pradesh wanted in 18 cases of attempt to murder and robbery has been arrested in Delhi, police said on Sunday. ... read..


 
L.N. Mishra's birth anniversary celebrations on February 2
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 8:15:04 PM IST
For the first time in the country, a socio-cultural and economic body, Mithilalok Foundation, will celebrate the birth anniversary of former Railway Minister Lalit Narayan Mishra on February 2, it was announced on Sunday. ... read..


 
BJP list: Rajnath's son to contest in Noida
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 7:45:04 PM IST
The BJP on Sunday released its second list of 155 candidates for the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls, fielding Home Minister Rajnath Singh's son Pankaj Singh from Noida. ... read..


 
Modi's schemes find place in Republic Day tableaux
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 7:45:04 PM IST
Developmental and social schemes -- including Goods and Services Tax (GST) and 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' -- of the Narendra Modi-led government will be showcased through tableaux at the 68th Republic Day parade here this year. ... read..


 
On accident day Mamata Banerjee praises Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu
New Delhi | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
In a surprise move Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today praised the Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu in spite of a train accident in which several people have died. Not asking for the resignation of the Railway Minister, Mamata Banerjee said in ... read..


 
Congress first list for Uttarakhand out, workers protest (Lead)
Dehradun/New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
The Congress on Sunday released its first list of 63 candidates for the Uttarakhand assembly polls, triggering anger among some activists who vandalised the party office in Dehradun. ... read..


 
Time to revamp railways infrastructure, say experts
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
Frequent train accidents in the past few months have once again brought to fore issues of maintenance, infrastructure up-gradation and safety in the Indian Railways. ... read..


 
Choose the correct foundation for your face, skin
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
A perfectly applied, correct shade of foundation can change the entire look of a person, camouflaging all imperfections on the face. But often people don't know their right shade. Start by trying shades in full daylight, says an expert. ... read..


 
Punjab contest no longer bipolar, but BJP clear winner: Jaitley
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said though the contest in the February 4 Punjab assembly elections was no longer bipolar with the "advent of new smaller parties", the BJP will nevertheless emerge clear winner. ... read..


 
Restrict corporate tax at 25pc: PHD Chamber to FM
New Delhi | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry has urged the Union Finance Minister to restrict corporate tax at 25 percent with cesses and surcharges and increase the rebate on interest paid on housing loan by 1.5-lakh from fiscal 2017-18 with a special provision ... read..


 
SMEs hit by demonetisation; large firms to get benefit in long run: ASSOCHAM
New Delhi | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
Demonetisation of high value currency notes would leave quite a negative impact on small and medium enterprises, rural consumption and job creation in the immediate run while the large and well organised sectors of the corporate India stand to benefit in ... read..


 
Amway India enters into consumer durables segment
New Delhi | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
Amway India, the country's leading direct selling company, has expanded its product portfolio and entered into the domain of consumer durables with the launch of Amway Queen, a premium cookware range. Amway India sells more than 130 products across nutri ... read..


 
Formal dressing tips for men
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 5:45:04 PM IST
Formal dressing in men's fashion has undergone a noticeable transformation in the past few decades. It is no longer considered as old school, dull or uninteresting. If styled properly, formals can look very elegant and classy, says an expert. ... read..


 
November IIP 'false positive', doesn't reflect reality: Crisil
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 5:15:04 PM IST
Descibing the official data on the index of industrial production (IIP) for November 2016, during which demonetisation was announced, as a "false positive", Crisil Research has said that the latest IIP figures do not reflect the true condition of the Indi ... read..


 
Vice President condoles deaths in train accident
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 5:15:04 PM IST
Vice President M. Hamid Ansari on Sunday expressed grief over the loss of lives in a train accident in Andhra Pradesh. ... read..


 
Modi, Rajnath, Sonia condole train accident deaths (Lead)
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 5:15:04 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Sunday condoled the death of 36 persons in a train accident in Andhra Pradesh. ... read..


 
Creative ideas to make your balcony garden more attractive
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 4:15:04 PM IST
Plants are essential when it comes to decorating a small balcony. Avoid using too much floor space of your balcony, do not overcrowd it, says an expert. ... read..


 
Blend your summer clothes with winter wear in style
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 4:15:04 PM IST
Falling short of winter wear and have an office party to attend? A great mix of summer and winter wear can ease your dressing woes in the winter season. ... read..


 
Water may become 'elixir' or 'poison' as we use, says senior Ayurveda researcher
New Delhi | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
Drinking maximum possible water, we have long been told, to stay healthy and fit, but the ancient Ayurvedic texts and Vedas surprisingly direct us to drink minimum possible water to remain healthy, said Ayurveda Researcher and Sr Consultant with Sir Ganga ... read..


 
Superstition a global phenomenon, not restrained by barriers like intellect, religion, boundaries: Expert
New Delhi | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
Even highly-qualified people, including those with University-level science education, often talk absurd things, have faith in superstition and irrational ideas and fail to listen to the voice of reason and logic. This is not about India or the developin ... read..


 
Optimization of resources' use efficiency while keeping farmers' interest paramount is needed: Agri min
New Delhi | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Radha Mohan Singh said there is a need to optimize the resources' use efficiency while keeping the farmers' interest foremost in research programmes. He was addressing the plenary session of ninth Berlin ... read..


 
There's symbiotic relationship between film, fashion world: Urvashi Kaur
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 3:45:04 PM IST
Fashion designer Urvashi Kaur feels that the Hindi film industry is of utmost importance for the fashion world due to its massive connect with the masses, which helps in endorsing a designer's creativity to a larger audience. ... read..


 
Don't love all public scrutiny: Athiya Shetty
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 2:45:04 PM IST
Actress Athiya Shetty feels the constant spotlight on the professional and personal life of a celebrity is a part and parcel of showbiz but says sometimes it does bother her. ... read..


 
Delhi tableau in Republic Day after three years
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 2:45:04 PM IST
After a gap of three years, a Delhi tableau will take part in the 68th Republic Day parade here. ... read..


 
Hirakhand derailment wake up call over Rly safety: Cong
New Delhi | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
Expressing concern over the alarming frequency in the number of railway accidents in the country, the Congress, reacting to the derailment of Hirakhand Express near Kuneru Railway Station in Komarada mandal of Vizianagaram district, today said the inciden ... read..


 
Parl panel asks Railways to fill vacancies of Independent Directors in IRCTC Board
New Delhi | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
A Parliamentary Committee on Public Undertakings has pulled up the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), for not having a single Independent Director on their Board. The panel said that since July 19, 2015, not a single In ... read..


 
Rajnath terms Hirakhand train derailment as 'extremely distressing'
New Delhi | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said the news of train accident in Andhra Pradesh is extremely distressing and he is deeply pained over the loss of lives. He was reviewing the situation of the train accident in Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh as ... read..


 
Sabotage not ruled out in Andhra derailment
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 1:15:04 PM IST
Sabotage cannot be ruled out in the derailment of an Odisha-bound train in Andhra Pradesh as the area is a Maoist stronghold, a railway official said on Sunday. ... read..


 
Note ban negative for jobs, SMEs, rural demand: Assocham
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST
Demonetisation will leave a negative impact on small and medium enterprises (SMEs), rural consumption and job creation while the large organised sectors stand to benefit in the long term, industry chamber Assocham said on Sunday. ... read..


 
PM aggrived over loss of life in Andhra train accident
New Delhi | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today expressed deep grief over the loss of life in the derailment of Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express, saying the ''tragedy is saddening''. In series of tweets, the Prime Minister wished speedy recovery of those injured in ... read..


 
Chilly weather continues in Delhi, min recorded at 8.4 deg c
New Delhi | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
Chilly weather conditions prevailing in Delhi over the past week persisted today with the minimum temperature recorded at 8.4 degree, weather officials said . Fog in the morning continued to affect train schedules. Delhiites woke up to another chilly mo ... read..


 
Huge backlog of SC/ST vacancies giving tool to forces using quota for political ends: Sociologist
New Delhi | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
Senior RSS leader Manmohan Vaidya's reminder on Friday that the architect of Constitution Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar wanted reservations for the SC/ST not to continue indefinitely, which stirred a hornet's nest, was only a fact. However, poor implement ... read..


 
'What if India finds itself involved in two front war with China, Pakistan?'
By Mukesh Kaushik New Delhi | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
''Let alone China, India cannot even win a war against Pakistan,'' says a book. If one summarises India's military capability in this self defeatist one liner assessment, it is bound to evoke a sharp debate and that is what precisely "Dragon on our ... read..


 
Segregate commercial & technical losses in electricity supply: Parl panel
New Delhi | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
With a view to addressing the need for elimination of pilferage or theft of the electricity, the Parliamentary Panel on Energy has again asked the government to segregate commercial as well as technical losses of all the discoms and agencies, after the co ... read..


 
Sonia condoles deaths in Andhra train accident
New Delhi | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
Congress President Sonia Gandhi has expressed deep anguish and shock at the tragic Hirakhan Express train accident in Vizianagaram, Andhra Pradesh, which has claimed 27 precious lives and left over 100 injured. Deeply saddened by the loss of live ... read..


 
Coffee with D: This Coffee leaves you with bitter taste
By Rajesh Ahuja New Delhi | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
A first look at 'Coffee with D' reminds one of the film 'Tere Bin Laden ' and its sequel released in 2015, both of which were humorous takes on the US hunt for Osama Bin Laden. However, while the innovative storyline and humour punches in these fil ... read..


 
Nepali girl Teriya Magar wins 'Jhalak Dikhla Jaa'
New Delhi | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
Fourteen-year-old Nepalese girl Teriya Magar has won the dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, beating choreographer Salman Yusuff Khan and actor Shantanu Maheshwari at the finale last night. A mid-season entrant and wildcard contestant, Teriy ... read..


 
Newlywed Monalisa gets evicted from Bigg Boss house
New Delhi | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
Just one week before the grand finale, 'Bhojpuri star' Monalisa bid adieu to the Bigg Boss house this week. The eviction of Monalisa was announced by host Salman Khan at the 'weekend ka vaar' episode of Bigg boss ' on colors channel last night. ... read..


 
JBL Everest Elite 700 Platinum: Excellent sound, killer looks (Tech Review)
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 11:15:04 AM IST
JBL has always been at the forefront when it comes to sound quality and, as part of its 70th birthday celebrations, the company has introduced the limited edition Everest Elite 700 Platinum headphones that comes packed with Bluetooth 4.0 and NXTGen active ... read..


 
Great time to be a girl in the industry: Sonakshi Sinha
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 11:15:04 AM IST
From a simpleton to action-oriented roles -- actress Sonakshi Sinha who has explored a variety of roles in Bollywood, says it's a great time to be a girl in the industry as filmmakers are increasingly exploring women-centric movies. ... read..


 
Modi condoles Andhra train derailment victims
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 11:15:04 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday condoled the deaths of 27 people who were killed during a train derailment in Andhra Pradesh's Vizianagaram district. ... read..


 
Misty Sunday morning, daylight to improve
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 10:45:04 AM IST
It was a misty Sunday morning with shallow fog in the national capital, the weather office said. ... read..


 
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