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Sridevi’s co-star from English Vinglish, Sujata Kumar, passes away due to cancer

The news was shared by her sister, actress-singer and Shekhar Kapur’s ex-wife, Suchitra Krishnamoorthi on social media.

20 Aug 2018 1:00 PM

Indian-American doctor convicted for raping sedated patient won't serve jail time

DNA evidence collected from rape kit matched DNA sample of the guilty doctor's cheek swab.

20 Aug 2018 12:37 PM

Foolish thieves leave tracking device in own car after theft, get caught by cops

The thieving duo Laith Khan and Atiq Rahman, both from Birmingham, stole the car from a solicitor’s driveway.

20 Aug 2018 12:31 PM

Nirav Modi in UK, confirm authorities; CBI files for extradition

CBI has sent an extradition request to the United Kingdom after authorities confirmed Nirav Modi's presence.

20 Aug 2018 12:31 PM

Infosys shares fall 4 per cent on CFO Ranganath's exit

Shares of the company opened on a weak note at Rs 1,388.70, then fell to Rs 1,373.55.

20 Aug 2018 12:20 PM

Discarded contact lenses lead to rising microplastic pollution

When the plastic loses some of its structural strength, it will break down. This leads to smaller plastic particles forming microplastics.

20 Aug 2018 12:05 PM

Researchers introduce 1st ever 4D printing for ceramics

Researchers have developed the world's first-ever 4D printing for ceramics, which are mechanically robust and can have complex shapes.

20 Aug 2018 11:51 AM

L&T stocks jump over 6 per cent on share buyback proposal

Company opened on a bullish note at Rs 1,300 then surged further and touched a high of Rs 1,319.65.

20 Aug 2018 11:47 AM

India wants change, Rahul Gandhi working very hard: Robert Vadra

The BJP hit back at Robert Vadra, saying his comments showed the restlessness in the Gandhi family to claim power.

20 Aug 2018 11:43 AM

Gold rises Rs 112 on positive global cues

Gold is trading at Rs 29,461 per 10 gram after speculators raised their bets amid a firm global trend.

20 Aug 2018 11:35 AM

Intel India trains 99,000 people in artificial intelligence

The programme was launched in April 2017 and the initial target was for a year ending April 2018.

20 Aug 2018 11:31 AM

TPG Capital joins race to buy stake in Jet Privilege: report

The deal with TPG could value the loyalty program, Jet Privilege Private Ltd, at $400 million, the newspaper said.

20 Aug 2018 11:30 AM

Rahul Gandhi says I'm love and now his love Mani Shankar Aiyar is back: BJP

Rahul Gandhi revoked Mani Shankar Aiyar's suspension from Congress on Saturday on the recommendation of its central disciplinary committee.

20 Aug 2018 11:30 AM

Oil prices slip on concerns over slowing economic growth

Brent crude futures, which act as a benchmark for international oil prices, were at $71.60 per barrel.

20 Aug 2018 11:24 AM

Pakistan in worst economic condition seen, says PM Imran Khan, pledges reforms

'We will keep good relations with all countries; we want peace as without it no progress and development is possible,' he added.

20 Aug 2018 11:21 AM

Elon Musk says cutting back on work hours isn’t an option

Musk has admitted in a wide-ranging interview that stress is taking a heavy toll in what he calls an “excruciating year.”

20 Aug 2018 11:06 AM

Will stay in military secretary's house, not PM House, says Imran Khan

On one hand we don't have money to spend on our people; on the other hand, we have people living like our colonial masters used to, he said.

20 Aug 2018 11:04 AM

Shahid opens up on Arjun Reddy, growing beard; praises original, Vijay Deverakonda

He believes that the upcoming project provides a great opportunity as an actor and looks forward to start shooting.

20 Aug 2018 10:57 AM

Disinvestment plan to pick pace, 3 rail IPOs to hit market soon

Govt now wants to pack the time between now and Diwali to give a leg-up to its disinvestment programme.

20 Aug 2018 10:57 AM

Anushka's expression from 'Sui Dhaaga' trailer turns into viral memes

Scene from newly released trailer of Sui Dhaga, where Pari actor can be seen crying, became viral memes on social media.

20 Aug 2018 10:50 AM

DoT forcibly taking over BSNL buildings, land, say employees

The DoT under a Presidential directive is taking away all the lands and buildings for housing its own offices.

20 Aug 2018 10:49 AM

Muslim man becomes Hindu to marry, moves SC as wife's parents take her back

The man said there was a threat to his and his wife's life and she was being deprived of her liberty against her wishes by her family.

20 Aug 2018 10:39 AM

No ATM to be replenished with cash after 9 pm from next year

The deadline for putting money in the ATMs located in Naxal-hit areas is 4 pm.

20 Aug 2018 10:27 AM

Greek island to run on wind, solar power

The European Commission says Tilos will be the first autonomous renewable green island in the Mediterranean.

20 Aug 2018 10:19 AM

Rupee recovers 38 paise against US dollar in early trade

Rupee is trading at 69.77 against the US dollar in early trade at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market.

20 Aug 2018 10:17 AM

Sensex hits record high, Nifty breaches 11,500 mark

The Sensex advanced by 263.06 points, or 0.69 per cent, to hit a new high of 38,210.94.

20 Aug 2018 10:12 AM

Throwback: When Aishwarya, Sridevi and Atal Bihari Vajpayee were all smiles together

Aishwarya’s tribute to the former Prime Minister featured another much loved celebrity who passed away this year.

20 Aug 2018 10:03 AM

Multiple earthquakes hit Indonesia's Lombok Island, 5 dead

The island is still reeling from two quakes on July 29 and August 5 that killed nearly 500 people and made hundreds of thousands homeless.

20 Aug 2018 9:49 AM

Flood-hit Kerala fights back: Passenger flights begin at Kochi Navy Base

70-seater passenger planes are being operated by Alliance Air, a subsidiary of state-run carrier Air India.

20 Aug 2018 9:30 AM

Groom detected with cancer 2 days before marrying soulmate dies on night of ceremony

Shortly after 1.30am, Scott passed away - just 13 hours after his wedding.

20 Aug 2018 9:28 AM

South Koreans head to North to meet family separated by war after decades apart

The three-day reunion, the first for three years, will take place at Mount Kumgang, in North Korea.

20 Aug 2018 9:17 AM

Stranded by bike breakdown, minor girls raped by 11 men after seeking help

One of the girls had called her friend over the phone for help but he sent his 11 friends to the spot instead.

20 Aug 2018 8:48 AM

Kerala man sacked by Gulf firm for making derogatory comments on FB on flood victims

Rahul apologised, 'I was in an inebriated state when I posted that message. At that time I did not know what I did was a grave mistake.'

20 Aug 2018 8:44 AM

Boy from Georgia solves six Rubik's cubes under water in one breath

After observing Marchelashvili’s attempt, the Georgian Records Federation issued a diploma confirming his result.

20 Aug 2018 8:32 AM

Late Vajpayee’s ashes to reach Lucknow on Tuesday

The ashes were earlier scheduled to be brought to Lucknow on Sunday evening, but the programme has been re-scheduled.

20 Aug 2018 6:23 AM

BJD-NDA proximity adds to new political drama

The BJD saw the CBI inquiry into the chit fund scam as an act of vengeance by the BJP to settle scores with it for breaking the alliance.

20 Aug 2018 6:09 AM

Atal Behari Vajpayee’s ashes immersed in Ganga

As the ashes were immersed into the river, an emotional Namita leaned against the shoulder of her husband.

20 Aug 2018 5:54 AM

Muzaffarpur shelter home case: Ex-minister booked under Arms Act

Muzaffarpur was among 110 shelter homes where 34 minor girls were subjected to extreme brutality and raped by officials and employees of the facility.

20 Aug 2018 5:49 AM

Takla got passport with fake identity, says CBI

The passport, which was issued by the Indian consulate in Dubai, was recovered from Takla.

20 Aug 2018 5:42 AM

Mystic Mantra: Manners maketh man

Shrewdness, show-off, degrading others, display of ego, etc, should not be a part of our behaviour.

20 Aug 2018 5:37 AM

Of Enid Blyton and misguided people

Though her real life was far removed from the dream world of books she helped so many children to enter.

20 Aug 2018 5:32 AM

The Vajpayee I knew was a hardcore ‘feminist’ too

Within barely a day or two, I became the first journalist in the world to get an interview with Vajpayee on why India had tested.

20 Aug 2018 5:30 AM

CPEC toughest test for Imran & Pak generals

The Army has good reason to be pleased with Imran’s accession, which many believe was pre-scripted.

20 Aug 2018 5:15 AM

Trump taking US on path of confrontation with Beijing

Many Europeans are now seeking closer economic and political relations with Moscow and Beijing.

20 Aug 2018 5:12 AM

A meaningless controversy

Sidhu was personally invited by the new Pakistan PM only because the two were friends in their cricketing days.

20 Aug 2018 5:07 AM

In Trump’s America, the media fights back

A cause for concern is that he’s tried so hard to intimidate the independent media which scrutinises his actions closely.

20 Aug 2018 5:06 AM

India-China talks in Delhi tomorrow to rebuild trust

Wei Fenghe’s 4-day visit to follow up on Modi-Xi meet.

20 Aug 2018 4:59 AM

After huge relief from rains, Kerala to now focus on rehabilitation

IMD withdraws red alert in several districts, rain likely only in some areas.

20 Aug 2018 4:54 AM

Sex and you: Men too suffer the after-sex blues

PCD has the potential to distress the individual, his partner and also disrupt the important relationship processes.

20 Aug 2018 1:30 AM

Sound bites: Trolls haunt Christ in Carnatic

Krishna says music does not have religious boundaries.

20 Aug 2018 1:27 AM

Manned mission to Mars: The challenges

Reducing the exposure to zero gravity and radiation events helps reduce the risk to the crew.

20 Aug 2018 1:24 AM

CM discusses Girgaum Ganesh pandals with MNS chief’s son

A few Ganesh festival organisers last week met Raj Thackeray regarding permissions for their pandals.

20 Aug 2018 1:20 AM

MahaRERA to start online payment mode

The informants will have to make a payment of Rs 5,000 through this new payment mode.

20 Aug 2018 1:18 AM

Sports enthusiasts get pampered by liquor companies

The bait for ensuring a large crowd is the “free drink coupon” distributed among customers and members of clubs.

20 Aug 2018 1:18 AM

‘Takla got passport with fake identity’

According to CBI the passport was issued to him by the Indian consulate in Dubai, the CBI claimed in a chargesheet filed before TADA court in Mumbai.

20 Aug 2018 1:17 AM

Can’t force wife to leave India, HC tells Afghan

According to the plea of the Afghan national, he married the woman in 2008 in Kabul and two sons were born to them in 2009 and 2014.

20 Aug 2018 1:15 AM

Trio caught smuggling gold worth Rs 1.67cr

The three have been booked under the Customs Act and are being interrogated by AIU officials.

20 Aug 2018 1:14 AM

Rs 94 crore taken out from multiple ATMs

The money was withdrawn from ATM kiosks, from which, the police has collected CCTV footage for further investigation.

20 Aug 2018 1:12 AM

30-year-old dies of gunshot injury in northwest Delhi

The deceased was identified as Suresh, a resident of Samta Vihar, the police said.

20 Aug 2018 1:12 AM

After kids testify, HC upholds man’s life term in jail

Imprisonment awarded by trial court for setting wife afire over liquor.

20 Aug 2018 1:10 AM

Mhada records decrease in number of applicants

This year, Mhada’s Konkan lottery board had announced lottery for 9,018 houses.

20 Aug 2018 1:09 AM

Schools to lose recognition if norms ignored

Action against principals for compromising student safety.

20 Aug 2018 1:07 AM

‘Andure was soft-spoken person with low profile’

Andure’s FB account was active till Saturday night but seems to have been deactivated since Saturday morning.

20 Aug 2018 1:06 AM

Dabholkar murder: Tawade scoured for arms, cartridges before murder

He had begun looking for a unit to produce country-made firearms.

20 Aug 2018 1:04 AM

ADM’s gunner held for bid to kill ex-Armyman

The ADM, his wife and son have also been booked under relevant sections of the IPC.

20 Aug 2018 1:03 AM

Doctor who illegally aborted foetus granted bail

The court, while granting bail, considered the charge-sheet that had already been filed, with the doctor in judicial custody since more than a year.

20 Aug 2018 1:02 AM

Soon, insurance cover for treatment of mental illness

The Mental Healthcare Act, 2017, which came into force from May 29.

20 Aug 2018 1:01 AM

BJP fears debacle; may go for early elections, says Jayant Patil

He also held a dialogue with professionals including doctors, lawyers and social workers in these districts.

20 Aug 2018 1:00 AM

Drive launched to help female doctors

The initiative was launched in the wake of a study published in Reproductive Health Matters.

20 Aug 2018 12:58 AM

Ayushman scheme: Govt yet to take a call on MoU

City govt to propose inclusion of criteria like food security cardholders.

20 Aug 2018 12:57 AM

Team of 60 doctors to leave for flooded Kerala today

More than 82,000 people in Kerala have been displaced due to the flood that has ravaged the state over the past nine days.

20 Aug 2018 12:55 AM

Global cues, macros to dictate markets direction

The equity valuations at the moment are on the higher side as the markets have priced in a strong growth in corporate earnings.

20 Aug 2018 12:53 AM

More ticketless travellers in April-July compared to 2017

Passengers who were very arrogant and did not want to pay the fine were sent to the Railway Protection Force (RPF) station.

20 Aug 2018 12:53 AM

Central Railway witnesses rise in passengers, revenue

The CR witnessed a hike Rs 8 crore in earnings this year.

20 Aug 2018 12:50 AM

Macro instability due to UPA policies, says Jaitley

Mr Jaitley also said that 2003-04 witnessed the boom period for the global economy which continued till 2008 when the global crisis started.

20 Aug 2018 12:50 AM

Ex-corporator of Shiv Sena held in Dabholkar murder case

Alleged shooter says Sena ex-corporator is involved.

20 Aug 2018 12:48 AM

CM Mamata Banerjee announces to donate Rs 10 crores to Kerala flood relief fund

Meanwhile a labourer from the state has been found dead among the flood victims.

20 Aug 2018 12:46 AM

3-year-old killed after rape, torture

She was playing with her granny in the veranda of her house.

20 Aug 2018 12:45 AM

Odisha: SP faces allegation of torture by his orderlies

The SP has reportedly assured Lima’s family of bearing expenses of his treatment.

20 Aug 2018 12:44 AM

Congress slams government over slow growth

Chidambaram made several comparisons between the Congress and BJP governments.

20 Aug 2018 12:44 AM

Programmes in Amethi to mark Rajiv birth anniversary

Rajiv Gandhi represented Amethi in parliament in 1981, 1984, 1989 and 1991.

20 Aug 2018 12:44 AM

Odisha Congress to make Rafale a key poll issue

Patnaik further said that the Rafale deal had affected Odisha more than any other states in the country.

20 Aug 2018 12:44 AM

Make public remission orders of life convicts, says CIC

Perarivalan, whose application for remission of sentence was earlier rejected by the Centre, approached the Commission challenging the reply.

20 Aug 2018 12:44 AM

J&K Gujjar leaders warn of stir if Article 35A scrapped

The apex court has listed the matter for hearing in the week commencing August 27.

20 Aug 2018 12:44 AM

Southern charm

New restaurant KUMBAKARAI serves up authentic and delectable Tamilian fare.

20 Aug 2018 12:44 AM

Exciting eclectic mix

The brand director of Bombay Brasserie, of K Hospitality Corp also shares a couple of recipes with DC.

20 Aug 2018 12:43 AM

Siddharth Parikh wins CCI Billiards crown

The Kolkata-based Sourav’s form seemed to have deserted him as he could only manage three substantial breaks of 75, 86 and 100.

20 Aug 2018 12:43 AM

It’s the philosophy that matters

FC Pune City welcomes new coach in the form of Miguel Angel Portugal, as they aim for a better season.

20 Aug 2018 12:43 AM

Lateral entry: Over 6,000 apply for 10 posts of joint secretary

A total of 6,077 applications have been received for the joint secretary posts, the officials said.

20 Aug 2018 12:42 AM

Bru refugees just weeks away from Mizo homes

The Brus, also known as the Reangs, are spread across Tripura, Assam, Manipur and Mizoram. In Mizoram, they are restricted to Mamit and Kolasib.

20 Aug 2018 12:40 AM

Congress may use caste players to wrest power

Kamal Nath-led party eyeing alliance with BSP, SP, Gandwana Ganatantra Party.

20 Aug 2018 12:37 AM

Kerala floods: Airfares within permissible limits, says Aviation ministry

According to data released by the ministry, the fares on short routes range from Rs 3,395-Rs 6,999, while for longer routes it is Rs 6,017-Rs 10,000.

20 Aug 2018 12:37 AM

BJP may force Congress to name CM candidate

Sources said the Congress has several other chief ministerial candidates, including Randeep Surjewala and Kiran Choudhry.

20 Aug 2018 12:33 AM

Floods may cause damage of Rs 20,000 crore, says Assocham

Assocham says Kerala witnessing worst-ever floods since 1924, phase of natural fury quite prolonged.

20 Aug 2018 12:32 AM

Madhya Pradesh youth held for offensive comment

Javed told the police that he had merely forwarded the post, which was already in circulation on social media.

20 Aug 2018 12:28 AM

Asian Games: After wins, kabaddi coach eyes gold

India has always dominated men’s kabaddi at the Asian Games since its introduction in 1990 at the Beijing edition.

20 Aug 2018 12:26 AM

UP prison inmates to recite Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s verses

The UP government has already announced that it would build memorials in Vajpayee’s name in his ancestral village, among other significant sites.

20 Aug 2018 12:25 AM

Asian Games 2018: Wrestler Bajrang Punia opens India's gold account

I dedicate this gold medal to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who passed away recently: Bajrang

20 Aug 2018 12:22 AM

The music of the monsoons: The Malhars

Megh is one of the six primordial Ragas in the Northern classical music tradition.

20 Aug 2018 12:21 AM

Dance therapy: An idea whose time has come

Tripura Kashyap’s new book addresses the historical, theoretical, philosophical and practical considerations of contemporary dance in India.

20 Aug 2018 12:21 AM

‘Women can run businesses as successfully as men’

Women have the courage, inner strength, foresight and capacity for hard work, all of which are necessary to succeed as entrepreneurs.

20 Aug 2018 12:20 AM

Rajiv’s neighbourhood policy was truly spectacular, this govt should emulate it

When Rajiv Gandhi took over, the situation in Sri Lanka had been deteriorating. State violence against Tamils was on the increase.

20 Aug 2018 12:20 AM

More than just growing pains

Ignoring your child’s complaints of joint pain could have serious consequences in the long run.

20 Aug 2018 12:19 AM

Get experimental with the ‘Pantjama’

Confused over what to wear this monsoon season? Look no further, our fashion guru gives you his expert advice.

20 Aug 2018 12:18 AM

No pain, much gain

In the film’s trailer, a bespectacled boy is walking the streets as he talks about his desire to catch every chain snatcher in his city.

20 Aug 2018 12:18 AM

Two’s a charm for Himesh

The singer-composer-actor will soon play a double role for the first time on-screen.

20 Aug 2018 12:18 AM

Ranveer-Deepika wedding date not confirmed

Will it be November 18 or 20? Close friends insist that the dates being given out in the media have not yet come to them.

20 Aug 2018 12:17 AM

Handpicked few for Priyanka Chopra’s post-engagement party

Priyanka Chopra’s very intimate get-together post-engagement on Saturday night was attended only by a handful of selected guests.

20 Aug 2018 12:17 AM

Manikarnika withdraws from Republic Day race?

Kangana Ranaut’s most ambitious project is yet to get a final release date.

20 Aug 2018 12:11 AM

Iulia Vantur to star opposite Jimmy Shergill in her debut?

After her debut item track, lulia had revealed that she was not keen on making a Bollywood debut.

20 Aug 2018 12:11 AM

When Utkarsh Sharma hurt Salman Khan’s nose

The debutante feels great on facing the camera again.

20 Aug 2018 12:10 AM

Assam: Woman, 70, dies of grief after son jailed over NRC

Assam BJP MLA Ashok Singhal said that harassment of genuine citizens must be stopped

20 Aug 2018 12:07 AM

Shopping bonanza for mothers and children

With over 60 brands offering a variety of products, the Pinwheel Project is a one-stop exhibition designed especially for moms and kids.

20 Aug 2018 12:05 AM

A fall from grace

In case of Usha Ananthasubramanian there are no allegations of personal corruption by the CBI and it’s only a procedural issue, says JN Gupta.

20 Aug 2018 12:00 AM

After huge relief from rains, Kerala to now focus on rehabilitation

CM Pinarayi Vijayan put the number of those displaced at 7.24 lakh and said most of the affected had been rescued.

19 Aug 2018 9:02 PM

Reserach claims women have smaller pockets than men

Female trousers have been found to feature smaller pockets as compared to that of men.

19 Aug 2018 8:24 PM

Gigantic python wrapped around mailbox leaves mailman petrified

The snake is believed to have escaped from a nearby house as police hope that the owner will get in touch with them soon.

19 Aug 2018 8:10 PM

Odisha CM announces additional financial aid for Kerala floods

Patnaik has also ordered 500 metric ton of polythene sheets worth about Rs 8 crores for the southern state.

19 Aug 2018 7:51 PM

Congress led best decade for growth since Independence: P Chidambaram

Chidambaram said that 'three finance ministers are handling the economy at present - a de-facto, a de-jure and an invisible one'.

19 Aug 2018 7:42 PM

Shah Rukh Khan's Meer Foundation contributes towards Kerala relief fund

Many B-town celebs have extended their support, urging people to come forward and help the people of Kerala.

19 Aug 2018 7:37 PM

Not in favour of Sidhu embracing Pak Army Chief: Punjab CM

Amarinder Singh also stated that Sidhu's decision to attend the ceremony in Pakistan was made in his personal capacity.

19 Aug 2018 7:25 PM

Mullaperiyar dam strong enough to store water upto 142 feet: TN Dy CM

The Tamil Nadu government had turned down the request saying the century-old reservoir was ‘safe’ enough to store water up to 142 feet.

19 Aug 2018 7:21 PM

Pope calls on international community to help flood victims in Kerala

Pope Francis prayed for the victims of the flooding at St Peter's Square, the Vatican News reported.

19 Aug 2018 7:08 PM

Smartphones filthier than toilet seat, claims report

A smartphone’s screen has been fount to contain more harmful germs and bacteria count than a toilet seat.

19 Aug 2018 6:59 PM

India Inc extends aid to inundated Kerala

CII has set up a task force chaired by its former president Kris Gopalakrishnan to work on relief measures.

19 Aug 2018 6:51 PM

Navjot Singh Sidhu defends himself, says was asked to sit next to PoK leader

Sidhu said, 'If one is invited as guest of honour somewhere, then they have to sit wherever they are asked to.'

19 Aug 2018 6:34 PM

Woman drinks stranger's breast milk to lose 12 kilos in 18 months

The nutrition filled milk helped her lose 12 kilos in 18 months as she also plans to drink her own milk when she becomes a mother.

19 Aug 2018 6:13 PM

Here's what you may not know about H2O

Water consists of one oxygen atom and two hydrogen atoms, but the hydrogen atoms are relatively mobile.

19 Aug 2018 6:03 PM

Delayed Android updates? Here's why it happens

A lot adaptation processes for various types of devices result in delay of Android updates to older devices.

19 Aug 2018 6:01 PM

Team inspects Kochi naval base before starting commercial flight ops in Kerala

The Kochi naval base will be used by carriers such as Alliance Air to operate 70-seater ATR aircraft to places such as Bengaluru.

19 Aug 2018 5:56 PM

Sleeping with contact lenses can leave holes in the cornea: study

Sleeping with contact lenses can increase risk of eye infections eight fold.

19 Aug 2018 5:50 PM

Your brain can take rational decisions against pre-existing bias

The researchers were amazed at the brain's ability to interchange these multiple, realistic representations.

19 Aug 2018 5:45 PM

Takla, 1993 Mumbai blast accused, got Indian passport in 2011 with fake identity: CBI

The passport recovered from Takla was issued by the Indian consulate in Dubai on February 8, 2011.

19 Aug 2018 5:42 PM

Your sunscreen pollutes beaches, harms aquatic life

In many sunscreens, TiO2 is present as tiny nanoparticles, which are coated with protective chemicals.

19 Aug 2018 5:40 PM

To tackle bad loans, Parliamentary panel seeks Raghuram Rajan's advice

The letter has been written to Rajan after Arvind Subramanian credited him for identifying the problem, the source said.

19 Aug 2018 5:34 PM

UAE-based Indian-origin tycoons pledge Rs 125 mn for flood-hit Kerala

Lulu Group, Fathima Healthcare as well as other UAE-based companies have donated towards the flood relief work.

19 Aug 2018 5:13 PM

70-yr-old woman dies after son declared doubtful citizen in Assam

Woman migrated to Assam from UP in 1945 died in pain of their children, born and brought up in Assam, being declared as doubtful citizen.

19 Aug 2018 5:07 PM

Is the POCO F1 scheduled to come with stock Android?

Teasers suggest the presence of a stock Android UI on the upcoming POCO F1.

19 Aug 2018 5:01 PM

West Bengal: School textbook uses Farhan Akhtar's image, captions it Milkha Singh

The actor took to Twitter to urge the publishers of the book to recall and replace the book with the corrected information.

19 Aug 2018 4:48 PM

Jabir Moti, Dawood Ibrahim's finance manager, detained in London

Jabir is playing a key role in actively exploring the option of movement of Dawood Ibrahim's family to the UK.

19 Aug 2018 4:36 PM

YouTube videos on plastic surgery spreading misinformation: Study

YouTube is for marketing.

19 Aug 2018 4:33 PM

Make public all remission orders of life convicts: CIC on Rajiv Gandhi assassin's plea

CIC held that it is in public interest that people get to know as to why a convict is being released.

19 Aug 2018 4:30 PM

Kashmiri engineer suspected to be ISIS sympathiser deported from UAE

Irfan Ahmad Zargar, 36, was deported from the Gulf country on August 14 and subjected to questioning by various security agencies.

19 Aug 2018 4:29 PM

Goa may suffer just like Kerala, warns noted ecologist

Madhav Gadgil, a noted ecologist, said that Goa too was witnessing a rise in profit-driven activities which could cause problems.

19 Aug 2018 4:25 PM

I want justice, court will do it, says Hapur lynching survivor's son

19-yr-old Anas, whose father survived mob attack two months ago, is still trying to find his bearings and resume a normal life.

19 Aug 2018 4:21 PM

Sexual abuse in almost all shelter homes in Bihar: TISS report

TISS had conducted social audit of short stay homes across Bihar, has found certain institutions 'stood out in a manner that was appalling'.

19 Aug 2018 4:10 PM

ONGC repays a third of loan taken to buy HPCL

ONGC had in January received government approval to sell its 13.77 per cent stake in Indian Oil Corp.

19 Aug 2018 3:58 PM

Maratha outfits announce indefinite protest in Pune from August 20

The information was given by coordinator Shantaram Kunjir, Balasaheb Amrale, Tushar Kakde, Rekha Konde and Sushil Pawar in Pune.

19 Aug 2018 3:37 PM

2 bike-borne men fire 6 rounds at Delhi restaurant

The police suspect that the miscreants opened fire to instil a sense fear in the mind of the restaurant owner.

19 Aug 2018 3:34 PM

Vedanta to invest USD 2.3 billion in 'near term' on oil and gas

Vedanta aims to increase production from the current 2,00,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day to 3,00,000 bpd.

19 Aug 2018 3:34 PM

Delhi HC upholds man's life sentence for burning wife to death

HC noted that though trial court had imposed a fine of Rs 25,000 on the man, it had not ordered payment of compensation to the children.

19 Aug 2018 3:32 PM

Main shooter in activist Narendra Dabholkar murder sent to CBI custody till Aug 26

Sachin Prakasrao Andure, who was arrested Saturday by CBI, was produced before court of judicial magistrate first class A S Mujumdar.

19 Aug 2018 3:23 PM

Turkish forces to continue counter-terrorism ops in Iraq, Syria: President

Turkish troops, along with various Syrian opposition groups took part in several military ops, mostly against Kurdish militants in Syria.

19 Aug 2018 3:21 PM

Meeting with foreign leaders 'not a bad thing': Donald Trump

Calling his meeting with Putin at Helsinki in July as 'tremendous', the US President asserted that a 'lot of things were accomplished.'

19 Aug 2018 3:14 PM

Vivo V11 could launch in India before the iPhone launch

The V11 is expected to sport the ‘teardrop’ notch and the in-display fingerprint sensor.

19 Aug 2018 2:52 PM

We have many resources, economy not at 'dead end': Iran on US sanctions

'It is a critical moment for our economy, but we are not in a dead end,' Vice President Eshagh Jahangiri said.

19 Aug 2018 2:47 PM

Cheaper entry-level MacBook rumoured with 13-inch display

In September, Apple might uncover a new entry-level MacBook series, featuring Intel's 14-nanometer Kaby Lake processors.

19 Aug 2018 2:35 PM

Will you be the same person 50 years from now?

Social scientists have long debated whether personality is stable or malleable.

19 Aug 2018 2:08 PM

DoT blacklists bank guarantees issued by Standard Chartered Bank

Standard Chartered Bank has failed to invoke a BG issued by them on behalf of Aircel Group of companies.

19 Aug 2018 1:57 PM

PML-N chief Shahbaz Sharif set to become leader of opposition in NA

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan defeated Sharif in a one-sided election in National Assembly to become the 22nd PM of Pakistan.

19 Aug 2018 1:25 PM

No ATM to be replenished with cash after 9 pm from next year

The deadline for putting money in ATMs located in rural areas will be 6 pm and Naxal-hit areas will 4 pm.

19 Aug 2018 1:22 PM

Iran to unveil new fighter jet, develop missiles: Defence minister

Trump in May withdrew from 2015 accord between Iran and world powers that curbed Tehran’s nuclear activity in exchange for sanctions relief.

19 Aug 2018 1:17 PM

Intel India trains 99,000 people in artificial intelligence

The programme was launched in April 2017 and the initial target was for a year ending April 2018.

19 Aug 2018 1:09 PM

Looking forward to work with new civilian govt in Pakistan: US

Pak-US relations nosedived Trump accused Islamabad of giving nothing to US but 'lies and deceit' and providing 'safe haven' to terrorists.

19 Aug 2018 1:09 PM