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US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter (Photo: AP)

US defence bill pledges $900 million to Pakistan

The US National Defence Authorisation Act for fiscal year 2017 was passed in the House of Representatives yesterday.

Unidentified gunmen have kidnapped three Pakistan custom officials from Gwadar district in Balochistan. (Photo: AFP/Representational)

3 Pak customs officials kidnapped in Gwadar

Gunmen seized the vehicle of Inspector Abdul Malik and constables Muhammad Yaqoob and Hafeez in Pasni tehsil.

US President-elect Donald Trump. (Photo: AP)

The 'Two Trumps' surface in Donald's transition

US president-elect's sceptics hope the presidency will reveal a serious side of the brash businessman.

Business

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 Finance Minister Arun Jaitley (Photo: PTI)

No consensus on dual control at GST Council meet, next meet on Dec 11-12

Council to meet again on December 11, 12 and will take up drafts of model GST laws for discussion.

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Photo: AFP)

India keen to invest in energy sector in Qatar

The two leaders acknowledged that the current level of trade and investment was much below potential.

 GT-R's comes with a 3.8-liter V6 24-valve twin- turbocharged engine with each unit handcrafted by the company's own Takumi technicians.

Nissan GT-R launched in India for Rs 1.99 crore

Nissan started taking orders for the GT-R in India in September this year and deliveries to customers will begin soon.

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Madrid, which also extended its unbeaten streak to 33 consecutive matches, is searching for its first domestic league title since 2012. (Photo: AP)

Ramos strikes in 90th as Madrid draws 1-1 at Barcelona

The stalemate favored Zidane's Madrid, which left Camp Nou with its six-point advantage atop the table intact with Barcelona second.

2022 will mark the first World Cup not to be held in June or July; the tournament is instead scheduled for late November till mid-December. (Photo: PTI)

2022 FIFA WC: Qatar PM invites Indian investments

The 2022 FIFA World Cup will involve 32 national teams, including the host nation, provided the current format is not changed.

Sachin Tendulkar believe that Indian cricketers have benefited a lot from BCCI’s administration. (Photo: PTI)

BCCI helped improved cricket in India: Sachin

Around 1800 more children have been able to play competitive sport, due to Sachin Tendulkar’s personal suggestion to MCA.

Life

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The new Asian bistro situated on a rooftop of a residential building in Tardeo.

The goodness of Asia

Upstairs has gained some traction thanks to their cheap-cheaper-cheapest drink routine.

Michael Burns

Do you smell a story?

Writer and teacher Michael Burns talks about hosting storytelling workshops and how the storytelling scene in the country needs to evolve.

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Fashion trends: Denim blooms

Practical and comfy denim has gone pretty and ornate this season in its hand-embroidered avatar.

Metros

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Dahisar toll plaza.

People fume as cars drag at toll plazas in Mumbai

Security was subsequently ramped up at all the toll plazas in the city on Saturday evening.

Huts have been set up at three spots in and around the national park.

Sanjay Gandhi National Park erects three huts to track poachers

Sheds will help patrolling staff control forest fires, deter production of illicit liquor.

Bandra Fort is a haven for drug addicts in the city.

BMC to curb shady activities at Bandra Fort with facelift

Ashish Shelar said the beautification project involved creating a botanical garden, a clearing for people to sit and enjoy.