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Gulf crisis tremors shake dalal street

The escalating tension in the Middle East and a sharp rise in the global crude oil prices led to heavy selling in emerging market equities on Thursday with the Indian markets registering their worst f

45,803 Akhilesh laptops lie undistributed: CAG

Akhilesh Yadav

More than 45,803 laptops purchased by the Akhilesh government in Uttar Pradesh for distribution to Class 12 students, are lying undistributed and Rs 598 crores meant for laptops remains unspent.

Man held in nun rape case

Mohammed Salim Sheikh

The West Bengal police held an accused in the alleged gangrape of the 71-year-old nun, in the early hours of Thursday from Nagpada in a coordinated operation with the Mumbai police.

Record bidding will not hike call rates, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

Ravi Shankar Prasad

Communications minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said that the record bidding by telecom operators to bag spectrum will not result in an increase in mobile tariffs.

CBI mute on 8 MPs, says Kunal Ghosh

Suspended Trinamul Congress Rajya Sabha MP Kunal Ghosh on Thursday voiced his strong displeasure over the manner in which the CBI investigation into the Saradha chit fund case was progressing.

Sensex down 654 points as markets collapse

Rising tensions in the Middle East and a sharp rise in global crude prices led to heavy selling Thursday, with Indian markets seeing their worst fall since January.

Shahid Kapoor confirms wedding in 2015

Shahid Kapoor

After all the speculation about whether he is tying the knot with Delhi-based Mira Rajput, Shahid Kapoor finally confirmed the news at an event on Thursday.

BSP lashes out at Akhilesh Yadav

The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Thursday slammed the Akhilesh government for poor implementation of policies and failure to rein in the bureaucracy.

Mumbai Urban Transport Project on top in budget

The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) budget for the year 2015-16 has given priority to crucial projects such as Mumbai Urban Transport Project (MUTP), Colaba-Bandra-SEEPZ Metro

Why do we feel sleepy after lunch?

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We love our afternoon siestas. And at work, afternoons are the least productive time as we are usually sleepy and lethargic, especially if we have had a heavy lunch.

It is spring season and although cities like Bengaluru are ridiculously pretty at this time of the year, with all the trees in bloom, it is also the time for all concerned citizens to be on alert agai

Human resource development minister Smriti Irani is facing yet another crisis with chairman of IIT Bombay’s board of governors Anil Kakodkar resigning.