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Parupalli Kashyap upsets world no. 4

Parupalli Kashyap

Commonwealth Games gold medallist Parupalli Kashyap on Wednesday stunned world no.

‘You make it possible for all Indians to celebrate', PM Modi tells jawans in Siachen

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the Officers and Jawans during his visit to Siachen. (Photo: PTI)

Boosting the morale of the armed forces, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday told the soldiers stationed at the Siachen base camp that the nation is proud of its three wings: army, air force and

Sexual assault of 3-yr-old girl in Bengaluru school

The sexual assault on a three-and-half-year-old girl student at a school here has been confirmed by doctors, as the police on Wednesday intensified the probe into the horrific incident which evoked pr

Maruti bets on new Alto

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Plans to launch new Alti K10 with auto gear shift in Nov.

HDFC’s Q2 net jumps by 8.8%

Private sector housing mortgage lender HDFC Ltd has reported 8.8 per cent rise in consolidated net profit at Rs 2,064.36 crore for the second quarter ended September 30, 2014-15.

DIPP: Register firm in just a day


The government is considering a series of steps, including drastically reducing the time for registration of business to one day, single registration of all labour laws and cut in number of taxes to i

US, Europe spend ups Wipro net

IT services major Wipro Ltd on Wednesday reported a 7.9 per cent growth in consolidated net profit at Rs 2,084.8 crore for the second quarter ended Septe-mber 30, 2014, helped by infrastructure servic

Ambedkar memorial in Lutyens’ gets green nod

The social justice ministry’s proposal to construct a grand Ambedkar memorial in Lutyens’ Delhi has received the nod from a high-powered environment ministry panel.

‘Severe’ drop in air quality this Diwali

With the onset of Diwali, air quality in the capital is set to deteriorate over the next two days, with the Met department terming the condition as “severe”.

52 touts held by Northern Railway

Stepping up efforts to prevent black marketing of train tickets during the festive season, Northern Railway has apprehended 52 touts involved in unlawful ticketing activities.

Foreign funding of NGOs is a topic that never seems to lose currency.

The recent comments of Justice Markandey Katju, a retired Supreme Court judge, in support of the uniform civil code on the ground that the Muslim personal law is “barbaric, backward and unjust” has ra