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Nitin Gadkari sister’s house burgled

Burglars struck at the house of Union minister Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari’s sister in Nagpur and decamped with valuables worth Rs 23 lakh, the police said on Saturday.

IPL 2015: Rajasthan Royals take on CSK in battle of supremacy

Table-toppers Rajasthan Royals will look to extend their four-match winning streak when they take on an unbeaten Chennai Super Kings in their fifth match of the Indian Premier League here on Sunday.

IPL 2015: Andre Russell comes to KKR’s rescue

 Andre Russell scored a quickfire half-century to rescue Kolkata from a precarious situation. (Photo: BCCI)

An attacking sixth wicket patrnership of 95 runs in just 9.5 overs between Andre Russel and Yusuf Pathan sent Kolkata Knight Riders across the line by four wickets at the Maharashtra Cricket Associati

Gujarat BJP MP showers cash at event

A controversy has erupted after a video clip went viral today, purportedly showing a woman Bharatiya Janata Party MP showering currency notes on “devotees” dancing at a religious-cum-community event a

70-page terror guide found online

An Islamic State (IS) manual for preparing, funding and carrying out terror attacks in the West is being shared on jihadist forums on the Internet, asking extremists to raise funds through online scam

Hafiz Saeed pledges ‘full support’ to Kashmiris

Amid growing tensions in Jammu and Kashmir, Jamaat-ud Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed has pledged full support to the Kashmiris in their struggle for freedom and said he backed “jihad” in the troubled state in

State government to link ration shops with biometric system

The state government has decided to link all ration shops in Mumbai and suburban Thane district with a biometric system by November with a view to check irregularities in the public distribution syste

Sholay releases in Pakistan, 40 years late

A poster of mega-hit film Sholay

Cult Bollywood classic Sholay, starring megastar Amitabh Bachchan and Dharmendra, hit theatres in Pakistan for the first time on Friday, 40 years after its India release.

Bombay High Court upholds judicial officer’s dismissal

Observing that a judicial officer should have behavioural standards of an extraordinary quality, the Bombay high court has upheld the dismissal of a chief judicial magistrate from Nanded for developin

‘23 lakh acres yet to be distributed’

On the 64th anniversary of social reformer Vinoba Bhave’s ‘Bhoodan (land gift) movement’, a BJP MLA on Saturday claimed that about 23 lakh acres of land acquired during the movement is yet to be distr

When William Blake published his The Tyger in 1794, he carefully replaced the usual “i” of “Tiger” with a “y” in order to suggest the extraordinariness of the apocalyptic beast.

Official visits by heads of state or government are like vital surgical operations — if you come out of the operation theatre alive and are back in your room, it is deemed a success.