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India’s first indigenous, long-range artillery gun ‘Dhanush’, aka ‘Desi Bofors’, will be showcased for the first time at the Republic Day parade in New Delhi. (Photo: YouTube screengrab)

'Dhanush' aka 'Desi Bofors' to be first showcased in Republic Day parade

Manufactured by Jabalpur-based Gun Carriage Factory, the 155-mm gun is comparable to the latest weapon systems used by different countries.

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor. (Photo: PTI)

Authors shy away from talking about sex at JLF

The one thing that strikes about the event is the sense of fellowship that extends beyond readings.

Comedian Aziz Ansari spent his monologue minutes on a stand-up routine skewering the US President.

Aziz Ansari mocks Donald Trump in ‘cool’ SNL monologue

Ansari made SNL history as he became the first South Asian to host the hit sketch show since it first launched in 1975.

It was used in the 60s to see if it calms inmates in confinement cells (Photo: Instagram)

Kendall Jenner paints walls pink for reduced appetite

The colour also known as Drunk Tank Pink was studied by US naval researchers and reportedly left subjects suffering from reduced appetite.


People wait in line to buy food outside a supermarket in Caracas, Venezuela. (Photo: AP)

US lawmakers call for action on Venezuela food corruption

The issue of corruption also raised tempers in food lines, which have sprouted across Venezuela.

In an initial move following Trump’s inauguration, Israeli officials yesterday approved building permits for 566 settler homes in annexed east Jerusalem. (Photo: AP)

Trump invites Israel’s Netanyahu to February talks

Trump pledged strong support for Israel and vowed during his campaign to recognise Jerusalem as the country’s capital.

San Antonio police help shoppers exit the Rolling Oaks Mall in San Antonio, after a deadly shooting. Authorities say several were injured after a robbery at the shopping mall. (Photo: AP)

1 dead, many injured in San Antonio shooting

Police Chief William McManus said two suspects robbed a jewelry store at the Rolling Oaks Mall on Sunday.


 Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. (Photo: PTI)

Note ban, GST delay to influence Budget calculations

For Jaitley, it would be quite challenging to forecast next year's revenues due to 'abrupt' recall of notes.

Sensex opened lower at 26,990.93 and moved in a range of 27,159.68 and 26,963.58.

Sensex recovers 104 points in late morning deals

NSE 50-share Nifty was also up 45.90 points, or 0.55 per cent, at 8,395.25

The metal for delivery in February was also trading higher by Rs 194, or 0.68 per cent, at Rs 28,819 per 10 grams

Gold prices rises to Rs 28,825 per ten grams

Weakness in dollar boosted demand for the precious metals as a safe-haven, influenced gold prices.


Chris Gayle last played for the West Indies in the 2016 World T20 final. (Photo: AFP)

Chris Gayle wants to play till he's 50!

Swashbuckling opener Chris Gayle wants to carry on playing till he turns 50 so that his daughter can watch him play.

(L-R) Indian captain Virat Kohli, Jaspreet Bumrah, Kedar Jadhav and Hardik Pandya after the third ODI against England at Eden Gardens in Kolkata. (Photo: PTI)

Kohli praises youngsters' showing ahead of Champions Trophy

Virat Kohli believes Kedar Jadhav's reading of the game and Hardik Pandya's improvement as an all-rounder is a good omen for the team.

England captain Eoin Morgan smiles after wining the third ODI against India at Eden Gardens in Kolkata. (Photo: AP)

Eoin Morgan relieved after ending losing streak

England captain Eoin Morgan believes his side were rewarded for their persistence throughout the series.


Men dislike it when women do not take active part while having sex and expect them to do everything. (Photo: AFP)

Things women do while having sex that annoy men

These new habits provide insight into what men actually disllike in bed

Saifee Hospital has offered to form a specialised facility to host Eman (Photo: Twitter)

Mumbai surgeon visits world's heaviest woman in Egypt

The 36-year-old has been suffering from multiple medical conditions and her treatment will be a long process.

The gum will contain 50mg of CBD per serving (Photo: AFP)

Marijuana chewing gum can treat bowel syndrome

This is the first advancement in cannabinoid research for treatment of IBS in medical history.


Republic Day parade. (Photo: PTI/File)

Special team to safeguard R-Day parade from radioactivity

The NCRN are specialists in the handling of chemical attacks, search and evacuation.

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Delhi: Man held for raping, molesting teenage sisters

The accused told police that he had been raping his 17-year-old sister and also molested his 13-year-old sister from last April.

Security personnel walk at the Rajpath near India Gate in New Delhi (Photo: PTI/File)

Delhi under ground-to-air security cover for Republic Day

Today is the full dress rehearsal for the Republic Day parade and many roads will be closed till 12.30 pm.