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Favourability ratings of Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump rise

The favourability ratings of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have increased since they clinched the presidential nominations of the respective Republican and Democratic parties, a Gallup survey said

CIA chief warns of attack in US

The ISIS may carry out large-scale attacks in the US similar to the one in Istanbul, CIA director John Brennan has warned.

Jayaram, Prannoy cruise into Canada open pre-quarters

H.S Prannoy

India’s shuttlers had another fruitful day at the Canada Open as all of them, including Ajay Jayaram and H.S.

Indian money in Swiss banks dips

Money held by Indians in Swiss banks has fallen by nearly one-third to a record low of 1.2 billion franc (about Rs 8,392 crore) amid a continuing global clampdown on the famed secrecy wall of Switzerl

Delhi government defers decision to revoke ban on CNG kits

The Delhi government has deferred its decision to revoke ban on retrofitting of CNG kits in “in-use” cars till next few days after it received complaints about “unapproved and uncertified” kits being

Supreme Court refuses to stay toll collection on DND

The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to restrain Noida Toll Bridge Company Ltd (NTBCL) from collecting toll on the DND flyway connecting Noida and Delhi and asked the Allahabad high court to expediti

Rohini Salian: NIA acted like Sadhvi’s shield

Rohini Salian

Former NIA prosecutor in the 2008 Malegaon blasts case, Rohini Salian, on Thursday alleged that the prosecution had acted like a ‘shield’ to accused Sadhvi Pragya Singh in the case by not opposing her

Scarlett Johansson highest grossing actress ever

Scarlett Johansson

Avengers star Scarlett Johansson has been named the highest grossing actress of all time.

Modern humans led to extinction of hobbits?


Modern humans may have lived alongside the last ‘hobbits’, which could have led to interaction between the two species and ultimately the extinction of the small-stature creatures, a new study suggest

Oscars push for more gender and ethical diversity

Almost half the 683 people invited this year to join the organisation that bestows the Oscars are women and nearly as many people of collar, the body announced on Wednesday in a bid to honour its vow

Great Britain, ironically, followed India last Friday by rejecting its long-held belief in an open economy with fiscal stability and competitiveness as the drivers of sustained growth.

K.G. Subramanyan was one of the most important figures in Indian art, particularly in the period after Independence.