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Aadhaar, EPFO link by March 17

Retirement fund body EPFO will launch a host of Aadhaar-linked online services such as PF withdrawal and pension fixation for its 4 crore subscribers by the end of this fiscal.

Panel to fix interest rate on October 3


The newly constituted six-member Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) headed by RBI governor Urjit Patel will hold its first meeting on October 3 and 4 to decided on key interest rate.

Pak cinemas stop screening of Indian films

Major cinema houses in Pakistan have stopped screening Indian films to express solidarity with the armed forces in the wake of heightened tensions between the two countries following the surgical stri

Two accident victims get Rs 2.2 crore compensation

Two brothers, who lost their parents and an elder sister in a road mishap involving a rashly driven tanker in Uttar Pradesh 12 years ago, have been awarded a compensation of Rs 2.22 crore by a Motor A

Neem plant may help treat prostate cancer


Oral administration of a bioactive compound from neem — a medicinal plant native to the Indian subcontinent — may significantly suppress development of prostate cancer, a new study led by an Indian or

India vs New Zealand: Pujara, Rahane rescue India after Henry strikes

Chesteshwar Pujara

Gutsy fifties from Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane helped India reach 239/7 in the second test against New Zealand after a see-saw opening day on Friday.

Outstanding bowling effort: Matt Henry

Heaping praise on their “outstanding” bowling effort, New Zealand pacer Matt Henry on Friday said that the key was to arrest India’s run rate on day one of the second Test at the Eden Gardens.

Batting at Eden Garden a challenge: Ajinkya Rahane

Batting was a challenge on an a typical Eden Garden wicket said Ajinkya Rahane but also conceded that he and Cheteshwar Pujara were guilty of not making their partnership big enough.

We didn’t have right mindset, says Kapil Dev


Kapil Dev rings the bell to mark India’s 250th Test on home soil as Sourav Ganguly looks on. (Photo: PTI)

Anil Kumble picks 2002 Headingley Test triumph as career defining moment

Anil Kumble

From bowling mainstay to national coach now, it has been a roller-coaster ride for Anil Kumble in Indian cricket and the celebrated leg-spinner picked the 2002 win over England in the Headgingley Test

It seems that the influential cartel of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) has at last managed to break out of the gridlock of production glut and declining prices.

There are book launches and book launches... then there is this one. There was no way I could refuse Ayesha Taleyarkhan’s request to launch her sixth coffee table book titled Under The Sun.