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UN chief warns world against ‘sleepwalking into war’ with N Korea

The UN Security Council has imposed three rounds of sanctions over the past year against North Korea.

14 Dec 2017 1:45 PM

Gujarat polls: Modi casts his vote, 39 per cent voter turn till noon in second phase

The PM's mother Heeraben, who is in her 90s, cast her vote in a polling booth in Gandhinagar.

14 Dec 2017 1:42 PM

2 journalists arrested in Myanmar, Reuters demand release

The journalists will be charged under colonial-era Official Secrets Act, penalty can be up to 14 years in prison.

14 Dec 2017 1:37 PM

Visit Shandong for these five unique experiences

Shandong has been the home of many historical figures and it enjoys the honor of being the birthplace of Confucius.

14 Dec 2017 1:37 PM

Akayed Ullah accused of NYC subway blast appears before court from hospital

Ullah appeared before the court of US Magistrate Judge Katherine H Parker, through video.

14 Dec 2017 1:35 PM

Ukraine, Poland meet, attempt to end post-WWII hostility

‘Introducing peacekeepers will bring an end to armed conflict between Ukranians and Russians,’ says visiting President Andrzej Duda.

14 Dec 2017 1:31 PM

New Zealand all-rounder Colin de Grandhomme to miss West Indies ODI series after father's death

Doug Bracewell has been roped in the ODI squad for the series which begins from December 20.

14 Dec 2017 1:28 PM

Convince Syrian ally to hold elections: UN to Russia

Russia intervened in Syria's devastating conflict in 2015, providing aerial and ground support for government forces.

14 Dec 2017 1:27 PM

Virat and Anushka are coming to Mumbai today from Italy? Here’s all you need to know

Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma together make a total worth of Rs. 610 crore.

14 Dec 2017 1:27 PM

OnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited Edition to launch today

The launch comes in line with the Star Wars: The Last Jedi movie which is due for a December release.

14 Dec 2017 1:25 PM

'Giving spirit' during hurricanes for holidays too, says Melania Trump

The first lady says she wants people to remember that the holidays are about family, service and gratitude, not gifts.

14 Dec 2017 1:21 PM

Theresa May loses EU withdrawal bill amid party rebellion

Conservative party rebels had made common cause with Opposition Labour MPs on a highly contentious issue.

14 Dec 2017 1:13 PM

Half of all pregnancies in India unintended: Lancet study

The estimated unintended pregnancy rate was 70 per 1,000 women in 2015, similar to the rates in neighbouring Bangladesh (67), Nepal (68).

14 Dec 2017 1:04 PM

Two middle-aged women rape male hitchhiker raped at gunpoint

Duo sexually abuse man after forcing him to drink mystery substance after picking him up in South Africa.

14 Dec 2017 12:59 PM

Are chutneys good for you?

Swami Padmaprakasha Jnana Thapaswi, In-Charge of Santhigiri Ashram lists the different kinds of chutneys and their health benefits.

14 Dec 2017 12:55 PM

Strong upper body key to mens bodily attractiveness: study

strong upper body, wide shoulders, being physically fit and having greater hand-grip strength make men attractive to women.

14 Dec 2017 12:51 PM

Sensex, Nifty decline after a climb

The 50-share Nifty too traded lower by 22.50 points, or 0.22 per cent, at 10,170.45.

14 Dec 2017 12:47 PM

India looks to set up more land ports to tap potential: Rijiju

Home ministry has started opening various channels on the borders to improve ties with neighbours.

14 Dec 2017 12:40 PM

Backlash is upsetting: Kangana lends support to Zaira in molestation row

Always known for raising her voice against injustice from men in Bollywood, she has now supported the young actress.

14 Dec 2017 12:38 PM

Wholesale price based inflation rises to 3.93 per cent in Nov

Wholesale food prices in November rose 4.10 per cent year-on-year, compared with a 3.23 per cent rise a month earlier.

14 Dec 2017 12:20 PM

Twitter to roll out new 'tweetstorm' feature soon

Prior to this, the social media giant had increased the longstanding 140 character limit on the messages to 280 characters.

14 Dec 2017 12:13 PM

Google Assistant now available on older phones, tablets

The search giant’s answer to Siri is now powering things ranging from phones to speakers to watches and more.

14 Dec 2017 12:09 PM

Half of world's people can't get basic health services: WHO

Some 800 million people worldwide spend at least 10 percent of their household income on healthcare.

14 Dec 2017 12:03 PM

At least 3 women accuse hip-hop mogul Simmons of rape, abuse

The 60-year-old hip-hop legend denied the rape accusations, which date back to 1988.

14 Dec 2017 12:03 PM

US study sheds light on how Zika causes nerve disorder

In pregnant women, the virus infects fetal brain cells, resulting in the birth defect known as microcephaly.

14 Dec 2017 11:58 AM

Infosys to announce Q3 results on January 12

Company’s trading window will be closed from December 16, 2017 and will re-open on January 15, 2018.

14 Dec 2017 11:56 AM

Autism traits increase suicidal thoughts in people with psychosis

A person's level of autism traits is an extremely important marker in helping identify those people with psychosis at risk of suicide.

14 Dec 2017 11:48 AM

Hyd: Killed husband as she insisted, says lover who wanted to elope with her

Rajesh was taken into custody soon after he was discharged from a hospital where he was undergoing treatment for burns.

14 Dec 2017 11:47 AM

Jisha murder, rape: Convict Ameerul Islam gets death sentence

The Ernakulam chief judicial magistrate court on Thursday sentenced Ameerul Islam to death for killing, raping and murdering Jisha in 2016.

14 Dec 2017 11:44 AM

Gold futures rise 0.72 per cent on positive global cues

Rupee is trading at Rs 28,398 per 10 grams as speculators built up fresh positions tracking a firm trend overseas.

14 Dec 2017 11:40 AM

Diabetes and obesity both tied to higher risk of cancer

Many cancer cases worldwide may happen at least in part because people are overweight or have diabetes, a new report suggests.

14 Dec 2017 11:38 AM

Trump promises ‘giant tax cut’ as Christmas gift to American people

Trump recognised the tax reform as a campaign promise during his run-up to the 2016 presidential election.

14 Dec 2017 11:27 AM

CUSAT student proposes futuristic idea for green energy generation

Proposition is based on the findings of a paper titled ‘Use of piezoelectric crystals on offshore platforms.

14 Dec 2017 11:27 AM

J&K: Teacher couple sacked, school claims ‘romance’ will affect students

Teacher couple alleged their services were abruptly terminated by the school management on November 30, the day they entered the wedlock.

14 Dec 2017 11:22 AM

Fed raises interest rates, keeps 2018 policy outlook unchanged

US central bank to raise rates by a quarter of a percentage point to a range of 1.25 per cent to 1.50 per cent.

14 Dec 2017 11:07 AM

Mi Power Bank 2i review: A supercharger for your gadgets

The Mi Power Bank 2i is a great addition to your weekend trip backpack, now adding fast charging to the scene.

14 Dec 2017 11:03 AM

Minister faces passengers' angst for delayed flight, 3 Air India staff suspended

The passengers then reached co-passenger Aviation Minister Raju, who was sitting in the business class section, asking him about the delay.

14 Dec 2017 10:57 AM

Indian-American charged with fraud for multiple hacks, pleads guilty

Between November 2014 and September 2016, Paras executed a series of attacks on the networks of Rutgers University.

14 Dec 2017 10:57 AM

Flipkart completes over $100 million ESOP repurchase programme

Over 3,000 past and present employees of the Flipkart Group participated in the buyback offer.

14 Dec 2017 10:55 AM

Salma Hayek details harrowing ordeal by 'monster' Harvey Weinstein

The actress said that the movie mogul would turn up at her door "at all hours of the night, hotel after hotel, location after location."

14 Dec 2017 10:55 AM

Woman slices off ex-boyfriend's penis after drugging him

According to police she went forward with the act because he ‘mistreated’ her.

14 Dec 2017 10:48 AM

Govt to discuss MDR rate issue with RBI: official

The MDR charges are capped at 0.90 per cent for other merchants limited to Rs 1,000 per transaction.

14 Dec 2017 10:48 AM

‘Will make life difficult for you in Barabanki’: BJP MP threatens SDM

This is not the first time that the parliamentarian has been involved in a controversy, and has become known for her hotheadedness.

14 Dec 2017 10:45 AM

Kentucky lawmaker facing sexual abuse charges kills himself

Johnson shot himself on a bridge in Mount Washington, Kentucky.

14 Dec 2017 10:41 AM

Railways forms committee to review flexi-fare system

The flexi-fare system, launched in September 2016, led to up to 50 per cent increase in fares.

14 Dec 2017 10:41 AM

Teen killed, 2 injured after being attacked with knives

The incident took place on Wednesday, and the deceased, identified as Rahul, was stabbed more than a dozen times, says police.

14 Dec 2017 10:33 AM

Modi requests people to vote in Gujarat polls, enrich ‘festival of democracy’

After a slew of campaign rallies, Gujarat is casting its vote on Thursday in the second-phase of the assembly elections.

14 Dec 2017 10:30 AM

Tiger Zinda Hai: Pak censor board refuses certificate for Salman, Katrina starrer

The spy thriller will not release in Pakistan after it failed to obtain a clearance from the country's Central Board of Film Censors.

14 Dec 2017 10:29 AM

Indian-American doctor arrested for fraud, distributing opioids

‘Dr. Patel is the first person to be charged since the formation of the Justice Department's Opioid Fraud and Abuse Detection Unit.’

14 Dec 2017 10:22 AM

Stocks open in green ahead of Gujarat exit polls

The 30-share BSE index was up 116.70 points, or 0.35 per cent, at 33,169.74.

14 Dec 2017 10:11 AM

Piyush Goyal shares emails between Rahul Gandhi-Jayanthi Natarajan

Piyush Goyal released the emails and accused Congress of obstructing development in Gujarat, during the last phase of the state elections.

14 Dec 2017 10:03 AM

Rupee up 16 paise against dollar after Fed rate hike

Rupee is trading at 64.28 against dollar even as Fed raised interest rates by a quarter percentage point.

14 Dec 2017 10:00 AM

GST Network simplifies returns filing process

GSTR 3B returns, one-click filing has been introduced as no tile will be shown to such taxpayers.

14 Dec 2017 9:58 AM

Facebook accused of inaction over Russian ads in Brexit vote

It comes after evidence of activity by one Russian resource for spreading propaganda, the IRA, during last year's US presidential election.

14 Dec 2017 9:58 AM

Couple caught having sex in public in broad daylight

The woman in a black bikini was seen getting a little to carried away on top of a man at Henly Beach in Adelaide.

14 Dec 2017 9:43 AM

Max hospital moves govt authority on licence cancellation

Delhi Nursing Homes Registeration Act,1953, states, L-G office has the authority to decide for cancelling licenses, says Adv Ashok Agarwal.

14 Dec 2017 9:37 AM

Net giants 'must pay for news' from which they make billions

News agencies join the forces together to get a share of ad revenue on the basis of copyright.

14 Dec 2017 9:31 AM

Actor-filmmaker of 'Hera Pheri' fame Neeraj Vora passes away at 54

Vora had been severely ill after suffering a heart attack, which was followed by a brain stroke in Delhi last year.

14 Dec 2017 9:12 AM

PM commissions INS Kalvari, India’s ‘deadliest’ submarine

The INS Kalvari is a diesel-electric attack submarine that has been built for the Indian Navy by the Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited.

14 Dec 2017 9:09 AM

15,000 diabetics sign petition to reduce glucostrips price in Mumbai

Glucose monitors offer convenience for diabetics, without which they incur lot of hassle of going to clinics to check their sugar levels.

14 Dec 2017 9:08 AM

France proposes age-of-consent rule for Facebook users

Use of mobile phones is already forbidden in classrooms, so the ban would likely cover their use during breaks and at lunchtime.

14 Dec 2017 9:02 AM

Cong petitions EC for action against Modi, requests to withdraw FIR against Rahul

Randeep Surjewala alleged the EC order is an attempt to 'suppress the media, and claimed BJP was exerting pressure on the poll panel for it.

14 Dec 2017 9:00 AM

EC sends notice to Rahul Gandhi for violating election law provisions

EC has asked Gandhi to respond to the notice by December 18 evening, failing which it will decide the matter without any reference to him.

14 Dec 2017 8:29 AM

Here’s how music helps in easing depression

According to study, analysis finds patients feel less depressed when music is added to their treatment regimen.

14 Dec 2017 8:23 AM

Apple has its investment shoes on this week

The Finisar deal will help the company boost production of vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers, which are used for facial recognition.

14 Dec 2017 8:13 AM

Daughter stuck in Pak: Hyd man appeals Sushma to arrange for tickets

Father of Mohammadi Begum, who was not allowed to meet her family since 21 years, earlier in 2017, made an appeal for providing her visa.

14 Dec 2017 8:13 AM

Find out what you need to cut from your diet to lose belly fat

Study shows sugar and foods high in sugar are linked to type 2 diabetes and fatty liver disease.

14 Dec 2017 8:12 AM

India most essential partner of Japan, says Japanese envoy

Hiramatsu said the strategic dialogue between the Modi-Shinzo Abe on regional, global issues was becoming increasingly deep and substantial.

14 Dec 2017 8:10 AM

Gujarat votes in second and last phase, 93 seats up for grabs

The second and final phase of elections will see 93 Assembly seats spread across 14 districts in north and central Gujarat going to polls.

14 Dec 2017 8:02 AM

Microsoft updates Bing search to highlight reputable results

Bing's new capabilities are designed to give users more confidence that an answer is correct and save them time.

14 Dec 2017 7:59 AM

Find out the three nutrients that can help prevent memory loss

In order to boost cognition one needs to ensure they are getting enough of certain nutrients.

14 Dec 2017 7:52 AM

BJP leader requests NIA to file FIR against Cong leaders meeting with Pak diplomats

BJP leader added that meeting took place in secretive manner with secret agenda, which is purely 'anti-national' in its original character.

14 Dec 2017 7:50 AM

Finisar deal helps Apple block rivals' path to AR features

The investment will enable Apple to “get better supply and better pricing, and it makes it more difficult for Android phones to compete

14 Dec 2017 7:48 AM

Will not rush things for world title, says Vijender Singh

Amuzu has competed in 25 bouts, winning 23 of them — 21 of them being knockouts.

14 Dec 2017 7:39 AM

Supreme Court eases ban on use of petcoke, furnace oil

The bench also exempted the lime stone industries from the purview of the October 24 order in respect of the use of petroleum coke.

14 Dec 2017 7:35 AM

Government extends Aadhaar linking to March 31

As of November, 13.28 crore out of 33 crore PANs have been linked to the 12-digit biometric identifier Aadhaar.

14 Dec 2017 7:31 AM

Stunning upset for Trump as Jones beats Moore in Alabama

It was a major embarrassment for the President and a fresh wound for the nation’s already divided Republican party.

14 Dec 2017 7:28 AM

UP govt to face heat in Winter Session

he BJP, upbeat after its victory in recent municipal polls, will face a pugnacious Opposition.

14 Dec 2017 7:21 AM

MHA approval may soon be mandatory for cable TV hubs

Sources stated that a notification making it mandatory for Multiple System Operators to seek a security clearance is likely to be made soon.

14 Dec 2017 7:16 AM

Jharkhand ex-CM Madhu Koda convicted in coal scam

Koda, Basu and two accused public servants conspired to favour VISUL in the coal block allocation, the CBI had alleged.

14 Dec 2017 7:11 AM

Pak CJI orders to fill Hindu temple pond

It is believed that historic pond have depleted as adjacent factories have sucked out the underground water.

14 Dec 2017 7:06 AM

I don’t accept Abbasi as PM, says Imran Khan

Imran eiterated his demand of early elections and urged the government to conduct the polls soon.

14 Dec 2017 6:59 AM

Mystic Mantra: Gain the upper hand

In the four week run-up to Christmas called “Advent”, Christians prepare for Christ’s coming with special Bible readings.

14 Dec 2017 6:53 AM

Age Debate: Will the party sail through?

The elevation of Rahul comes at a time when its fortunes have touched an all-time low.

14 Dec 2017 6:48 AM

BMC teachers to learn web works

She further said that the children are very excited when they are being told that extra lessons will be shared on the website.

14 Dec 2017 6:20 AM

MDCB bankers accused of fraud given clean chit

Clean chit has been given to the officials of BJP MLC led district cooperative bank.

14 Dec 2017 6:18 AM

It’s time to unite India against climate of hate

Shambhulal has been arrested but the clip, filmed by his 14-year-old nephew and uploaded on the social media, has gone viral.

14 Dec 2017 6:17 AM

CM Fadnavis assures ‘solution’ for milk sector

The milk powder business is in crisis as despite the powder being worth 150 per kg it was being sold at Rs 116 per kg in the international market.

14 Dec 2017 6:13 AM

Shiv Sena spars over Shivaji Maharaj statue

Opposes CR’s plan to place sculpture near CSMT platform no. 18.

14 Dec 2017 6:11 AM

A good idea, but

There are classic examples like those of convicted Lalu Prasad Yadav and the DMK leaders, who are virtually free to pursue politics in public life.

14 Dec 2017 6:02 AM

Revving for change

Biker Vinay Maurya is set to journey across India to spread awareness about safe riding and the importance of helmets.

14 Dec 2017 6:01 AM

Gear up for another film on Padmavati

Our source says that the plot is being pieced together from accounts of people in Rajasthan, to avoid any controversy.

14 Dec 2017 4:45 AM

When in Geneva, check out Bharati restaurants, cafes

There are quite a few Indian restaurants in Geneva even though not too many Indians live there.

14 Dec 2017 4:41 AM

30 students hospitalised after eating mid-day meal

Dr Amul Jhore from the hospital said the children would be discharged by late Wednesday evening or Thursday morning as nobody was serious.

14 Dec 2017 4:26 AM

Wound around the magic of pashmina

These are of a rare quality and the better the quality, the more prohibitive they are in terms of price points.

14 Dec 2017 4:25 AM

JJ hospital performs maiden endoscopic nasal surgery

The patient is a 25-year-old man who suffered a gun-shot injury to his face.

14 Dec 2017 4:23 AM

Mumbai: Cop thrashes TC when asked to show ticket

According to GRP police on Wednesday, Dhananjay Yadav, a ticket collector at Dadar station, was standing on the platform number six.

14 Dec 2017 4:17 AM

Mumbai: Ex under-19 cricketer arrested for cheating

The case came to the fore after a coach approached the crime branch with a complaint that Barate cheated his players.

14 Dec 2017 4:11 AM

Sanjay Dutt wants a politically correct film

Ajay Devgn incidentally is also making a film on a Maratha warrior Tanaji Malusare where he pays the lead role in Tanaaji.

14 Dec 2017 4:04 AM

Delhi: Woman held hostage, thrashed

The accused were identified as Harkesh Rajbhar, Arjun Kumar, Sanjay Rai and Chanderpal.

14 Dec 2017 3:53 AM

Speeding vehicle kills businessman from Haryana

According to the police, Manoj runs a plywood business while Ashok owns a company manufacturing hospital equipments. B

14 Dec 2017 3:43 AM

Golden Jackal rescued near Sanjay Van in South Delhi

The animal is undergoing treatment, and upon recovery, it will be released into the natural habitat, the Wildlife SOS said.

14 Dec 2017 3:40 AM

Bihar ex-CM Jitan Ram Manjhi questions prohibition

Manjhi’s party Hindustani Awam Morcha is one of the constituents of the ruling NDA in Bihar.

14 Dec 2017 3:35 AM

Asean countries welcome India’s presence in area

The Ramayana will also be proudly projected as a prominent binding factor in cultural traditions of India and the Asean countries.

14 Dec 2017 3:25 AM

Hitman does a Superman!

Rohit Sharma slams his third double ton to power India to 141-run win over Lanka.

14 Dec 2017 3:17 AM

Family presence helps cricketers, says psychologist

Ritika looked anxious when Rohit was inching closer to the milestone.

14 Dec 2017 3:16 AM

Winning the game was more important: Rohit Sharma

Lanka captain Thisara Perera rued the below-par performance of his bowling unit and said no plans worked against Rohit.

14 Dec 2017 3:16 AM

BWF Super Series Finals: Sindhu cruises, Srikanth loses

World no. 3 Sindhu won 58 of the total 108 points against the world no. 9 in a Group A match at the Hamdan Sports Complex.

14 Dec 2017 3:16 AM

I-League: Aizawl snatch late winner

Aizawl were dominant from the kick-off and created chances but failed to convert them, going into the break tied 0-0.

14 Dec 2017 3:16 AM

ISL 4: Pune brace for tough Bengaluru challenge

Miku and Eric Paartalu have been prolific scorers for the visitors with Sunil Chhetri to support upfront.

14 Dec 2017 3:16 AM

Ronaldo fever grips UAE as Real take on Al Jazira

The Club World Cup pits Fifa’s six reigning confederation champions plus the league winners of the host country.

14 Dec 2017 3:15 AM

FRDI Bill to protect deposits, says PM Modi

Modi said that the government is taking steps to improve the condition of banks.

14 Dec 2017 3:15 AM

Supreme Court stays NCLT order of Unitech takeover

The NCLT had allowed the government to name new directors on the board of the debt-ridden firm to protect the interest of homebuyers.

14 Dec 2017 3:15 AM

HNIs turn to family offices for wealth transfer

Succession planning has gained importance among the rich Indians.

14 Dec 2017 3:15 AM

Sensex dips on macro data woes

The Nifty slipped below its crucial support level of 10,200 to end the day at 10,192.95.

14 Dec 2017 3:15 AM

Bengal govt treats all communities equally, says Mamata Banerjee

The CM also inaugurated 11 development projects in the district and laid the foundation stones for 11 more.

14 Dec 2017 3:14 AM

State, Centre deny Mukul phone tapping, HC disposes of his plea

Roy had sought a CBI probe into the alleged tapping and surveillance of his mobile numbers by the state police.

14 Dec 2017 3:14 AM

AAP: MCDs allowing illegal construction

t has filed a PIL in the matter in the Delhi high court and demanded a straightforward policy for construction.

14 Dec 2017 3:13 AM

After bitter war of words, Gujarat to vote in final phase

A total of 851 candidates are in the fray, with 2.22 crore people eligible to vote in the second phase.

14 Dec 2017 3:13 AM

Rape survivor critical after bikers attack her with acid

The miscreants on a motorcycle came from behind near Khajuri Khas Chowk in Northeast Delhi and threw a bottle of acid on her.

14 Dec 2017 3:10 AM

CM Kejriwal writes to Hardeep Singh Puri, says ‘claw back’ hike in Metro fares

It implies that there was a shift of 15.3 lakh passenger trip from the Delhi Metro in November 2017 alone.

14 Dec 2017 3:08 AM

Police seeks DMA’s opinion in Max case

Last week, the case was transferred from the district police to the crime branch for a detailed probe after the news snowballed in furore.

14 Dec 2017 3:05 AM

Modi, Manmohan Singh come face-to-face, shake hands

Singh had lashed out at Modi for allegedly spreading “falsehood and canards” to “score political points in a lost cause”.

14 Dec 2017 3:03 AM

Strict action on arbitrary fee hike by schools soon

The government has decided to act tough against private schools hiking their fees, citing implementation of the Seventh Pay Commission.

14 Dec 2017 3:02 AM

Govt to cap private hospitals’ profit margin on drugs

Registered private hospitals and nursing homes will come under its purview.

14 Dec 2017 3:00 AM

26,494 govt officers await promotions

The data obtained from the general administration department showed that the promotions have been on hold for three months now.

14 Dec 2017 2:55 AM

Women will spread party’s ideology, says Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi said a central part of transforming the party organisation would be an increase in the role of women.

14 Dec 2017 2:53 AM

CBI lodges five cases against customs staff

The alleged evasions took place through five bill of entries in April, according to an investigation.

14 Dec 2017 2:51 AM

Maharashtra council breaks off after heated exchange

Ruling sides levelled allegations against the opposition for not allowing the house to function on the power of majority.

14 Dec 2017 2:49 AM

Junkie attacks 4-year-old girl with iron rod

The girl who was found lying in a pool of blood from a heap of garbage close to her tenement was rushed to Kasturi Hospital.

14 Dec 2017 2:46 AM

NIA takes charge of Punj Hindu leaders case

The first case is related to firing by unidentified assailants on a shakha of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh in Ludhiana on January 19 last year.

14 Dec 2017 2:46 AM

Missing St Xavier boy died of heart attack

According to the CCTV footage of CST and Neral railway stations, he was travelling alone.

14 Dec 2017 2:44 AM

Businessman caught in IPL betting case

Singh and others have been charged with under the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

14 Dec 2017 2:40 AM

UP: Dalit topper won’t take medal from President

he convocation in the BBAU is scheduled to be held on December 15.

14 Dec 2017 2:14 AM

Supreme Court: Sex determination ads must be blocked

Search engines Google, Microsoft and Yahoo informed the court that they would not sponsor any advertisement on pre-natal sex determination tests.

14 Dec 2017 2:09 AM

Jaya’s niece to panel: Aunt may have been attacked

Jayalalithaa was admitted to Apollo Hospital here on the night of September 22 last year and passed away on December five, 2016.

14 Dec 2017 2:02 AM

Madhu Koda, Independent MLA who became Jharkhand CM

Koda began his political career as an student activist with the All Jharkhand Students Union.

14 Dec 2017 1:56 AM

Awaaz Foundation makes noise about deafening Metro work

Laura D’Silva, a 70-year-old resident, said that the drilling operations are touching the 50-year-old building where she resides.

14 Dec 2017 1:45 AM

Bakul Chanderia got LSD dots from Nigerian gang

Chanderia is known to run a video library in Khar, which was started by his brother in 1982.

14 Dec 2017 1:42 AM

Mercedes driver sent to 2-day police custody

The police said that the driver was not under the influence of alcohol.

14 Dec 2017 1:38 AM

Declare me legal heir, not step mom: Woman to Bombay HC

According to the petitioner, her stepmother did not divorce her former husband before getting married to her father.

14 Dec 2017 1:35 AM

Extend admission dates to law courses: Petition

The cell has however said that it cannot continue admissions interminably.

14 Dec 2017 1:33 AM

No relief for Thane petrol pump owners

The HPCL issued show cause notices to the concerned petrol pumps.

14 Dec 2017 1:31 AM

Election Commission notice to Rahul Gandhi for Gujarat interview

Counting of votes for Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh elections is scheduled for December 18.

14 Dec 2017 1:29 AM

Murdered Dalit youth’s kin seek retrial

The case has assumed political significance following protests by the Republican Party of India.

14 Dec 2017 1:29 AM

BMC to repair roads with paver blocks despite ban

Municipal commissioner Ajoy Mehta only last year directed civic officials to ban paver blocks on city roads.

14 Dec 2017 1:27 AM

Is BJP banking on shanties for votes?

Those who are living in the state for more than 15 years can get a domicile certificate.

14 Dec 2017 1:25 AM

SRA amendment may impact other schemes

Around 52 lakh live in Mumbai's slums which cover only nine per cent of the city’s geographical area.

14 Dec 2017 1:22 AM

India holds talks with Japan and Australia

This comes in the backdrop of increasing Chinese assertiveness in the region.

14 Dec 2017 1:19 AM

Ambedkar memorial contract awarded after two-year delay

MMRDA officials confirmed that work on the memorial would start next year.

14 Dec 2017 1:18 AM

Only 40 per cent slum survey done

Bio-metric study of the city’s slum dwellers was started in 2016.

14 Dec 2017 1:16 AM

Afghan women officers train at Chennai academy

Under Taliban’s 1996-2001 regime, girls were banned from education.

14 Dec 2017 1:14 AM

Central Railway may cut ladies coaches due to lack of GRP staff

In a discussion note, it was mentioned that there are six ladies coaches in a normal train.

14 Dec 2017 1:13 AM

Saira Banu writes to CM Fadnavis, seeks help against builder

In her letter, the veteran actress said the person was harassing the couple and even threatening them.

14 Dec 2017 1:08 AM

China accessed drone tech from downed Indian UAV?

Made by the frontline Israeli Aerospace Industries (IAI), the Heron is its most advanced drone.

14 Dec 2017 1:08 AM

Sushma Swaraj discussed Doklam with China foreign minister

Wang Yi had visited India on Monday for the trilateral Russia-India-China talks but had also held bilateral talks with Ms Swaraj.

14 Dec 2017 1:03 AM

How Muslim women in UK are bereft of their rights

Women caught in the middle should not have to pay the price, and be left without rights or recourse.

14 Dec 2017 12:49 AM

RBI’s inflation fears, caution were justified

India Inc may have a point but it’s a fact that interest rates are just a miniscule part of the cost of production.

14 Dec 2017 12:39 AM

Al-Barkaat crush Swami Vivekananda to clinch title

As soon the team won the match, the trustee of the school who was present at the venue handed his team a sum of Rs 25,000 as areward for his students.

14 Dec 2017 12:23 AM

Racketing his way to success

Naval officer Ashutosh Pednekar found international success in Racketlon and hopes youngsters will pick up the new sport in India to win world titles.

14 Dec 2017 12:22 AM

James Franco and Isabel Pakzad kiss

Meanwhile, Franco just got nominated for a Golden Globe for his work in the movie The Disaster Artist.

14 Dec 2017 12:21 AM

James Corden welcomes baby girl

Corden and Carey are already parents to a daughter named Carey Corden and a son named Max Corden.

14 Dec 2017 12:21 AM

Plan a happy new year

Helping people get a job or start a business is the best gift you can give.

14 Dec 2017 12:20 AM

Significance of feet

Feet of spiritual gurus and gods have always been worshiped in different cultures and religions, what makes them divine?

14 Dec 2017 12:20 AM

Here’s why Nawazuddin Siddiqui is not promoting Monsoon Shootout

His focus at the moment is on cleaning up his image both on and off-screen.

14 Dec 2017 12:20 AM

Kareena calls Soha the torchbearer of the Khan family

Her sister-in-law Kareena Kapoor Khan couldn’t stop gushing about her throughout the event.

14 Dec 2017 12:20 AM

Ranveer Singh to star in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s next

Looks like Shahid will not be a part of Bhansali’s next. We have news that the director will continue with his favourite Ranveer in lead.

14 Dec 2017 12:20 AM

Deepak Dobriyal to revive Kundan Shah’s film

The actor remembers the director and the experience he shared with much pleasure.

14 Dec 2017 12:20 AM

When fashion meets art

Art and fashion mingle as designers extend their talent and creativity to bring public art projects to life.

14 Dec 2017 12:19 AM

Christina Perri marries Paul Costabile!

I thank God for the gift of her, our relationship, our bambino on the way, our family’s love and support and this unforgettable year.

14 Dec 2017 12:16 AM

Entrepreneur with a social conscience

From Thai cooking to farming, this creative mind has always looked to helping society in his endeavours.

14 Dec 2017 12:15 AM

What the Kundli says?

Astrological predictions are running helter skelter with the Virushka wedding... and we find out why such unscientific speculations rule lives?

14 Dec 2017 12:14 AM

The condom conundrum

The issue has now snowballed raising questions about the sensitivity of audiences and the quality of sex education in the country.

14 Dec 2017 12:11 AM

Chatting a girl or understanding chatbots – College days once again in business?

The current crop of commercialised chatbots has not been optimally designed keeping in mind the functions they are to perform.

13 Dec 2017 9:38 PM

BJP top leaders Modi, Advani, Jaitley to vote in 2nd phase of Gujarat polls tomorrow

BJP president Amit Shah and former Gujarat CM Anandiben Patel are also expected to cast their votes on the same day.

13 Dec 2017 9:34 PM

Top five cyber security trends to look out for next year

While security technologies have grown so have the tactics, techniques, and procedures cyber attackers use to penetrate your defences.

13 Dec 2017 9:22 PM

India wants access to information collected by 'spy': Pak on Kulbhushan Jadhav

Pakistan rejected India's plea for consular access claiming that India wants the access to get the information gathered by its 'spy'.

13 Dec 2017 9:13 PM

Change in demographics of the gaming industry — The good, the bad

When it comes to wallet share, people first address their needs and then use anything left to indulge in their fancy.

13 Dec 2017 9:04 PM

Manmohan accuses Modi of spreading falsehoods for political gains

Singh said that he sincerely hoped that the PM will show 'maturity and gravitas', as expected of the high office he holds.

13 Dec 2017 8:48 PM

Tumhari Sulu proved married actresses can score a box office hit: Vidya Balan

Vidya recently received the best actress award for her performance as 'Sulochana' in the film.

13 Dec 2017 8:21 PM

Half of all people in the world can't access basic health services according to WHO

This century has seen a rise in the number of people getting services such as vaccinations, HIV/AIDS drugs, and mosquito-repelling bednets.

13 Dec 2017 8:05 PM

Prosthetic 'blade runner' legs bring new hope for Thai dog

A quick trip to the vet saved Cola but left him with two amputated, kangaroo-like stumps for front paws.

13 Dec 2017 7:55 PM

GoPro's Hero5 series receives major price cut

GoPro has slashed the price of its lasts years Hero5 cameras dubbed as Hero5 Black and Hero5 Session.

13 Dec 2017 7:54 PM

Vidya Balan goes unrecognisable in this throwback photoshoot

Vidya has come a long way since this throwback photoshoot to being ‘Tumhari Sulu’.

13 Dec 2017 7:53 PM

New blood test can diagnose two cancer types

A new study's findings suggest infrared spectroscopy can detect biochemical changes induced by non-Hodgkin's lymphoma,

13 Dec 2017 7:52 PM

Full moon linked to increased risk of bike crashes

Momentary distraction is a common contributor to road traffic deaths.

13 Dec 2017 7:36 PM

China denies construction of tunnel to divert Brahmaputa

A foreign ministry spokesperson said that they hoped India will not conduct unfounded speculation and reports.

13 Dec 2017 7:31 PM

'Love hormone' with less side effects developed

The downside to oxytocin is that it activates a number of receptors, some of which can lead to unwanted side effects.

13 Dec 2017 7:23 PM

Cheetahs should be listed as 'endangered': scientists

The future of the cheetah relies heavily on working with farmers.

13 Dec 2017 7:23 PM

Here’s why Ranveer Singh would cry amidst Padmavati shoot

‘Padmavati’ was supposed to release in theatres on December 1st but didn't due to the Karni Sena controversy.

13 Dec 2017 7:16 PM

Zaira Wasim case: Co-passenger says suspect didn't misbehave with star

A co-passenger has claimed that he didn't see Vikas Sachdeva misbehaving with Zaira Wasim in Vistara flight.

13 Dec 2017 7:16 PM

SpaceX delivery delayed few days; 1st reused rocket for NASA

The company now aims to launch its first recycled rocket for NASA on Friday. The unmanned Falcon rocket originally flew in June.

13 Dec 2017 7:11 PM

Survey reveals exactly how long women want sex to last for

While men and women saw a similar time as ideal, expectations were still pretty far from reality.

13 Dec 2017 7:03 PM

Strange story, no basis: Ex-Pak minister on interference in Gujarat polls

Addressing an election rally in Gujarat, PM Modi had suggested that Pakistan was trying to influence the assembly polls in the state.

13 Dec 2017 6:45 PM

Did Sunny Leone just replace Vidya Balan for Meena Kumari biopic?

Vidya Balan left Meena Kumari bioppic citing that she was looking forward to non-serious roles.

13 Dec 2017 6:40 PM

Chess in a ‘window-less room’: Ex-ISIS fighters in Syria’s rehabilitation centre

'Maybe I'll start a business, continue my studies, or go to Europe.'

13 Dec 2017 6:34 PM

Non-Performing Asset biggest scam of UPA govt: Modi

The PM remarked that the NPA was a bigger scam than Commonwealth or 2G and questioned the silence of FICCI over it.

13 Dec 2017 6:34 PM

Operation to remove mole leaves elderly woman with mole twice the size of her face

The woman is refusing to get another surgery for removing the tumour since she is afraid of not waking up.

13 Dec 2017 6:33 PM

Brain mechanisms behind depression identified: study

Researchers the University of Warwick conducted the study.

13 Dec 2017 6:32 PM

Woman with 84 Great Danes guilty of animal cruelty charges

Authorities alleged that Fay deprived the dogs of medical treatment and fed them maggot-infested food.

13 Dec 2017 6:29 PM

Saif Ali Khan narrates an embarrassing date incident of Soha Ali Khan

Saif Ali Khan narrated an interesting anecdote about an embarrassing date his little sister went for.

13 Dec 2017 6:22 PM

Hotline for attacks on fur wearers sparks animal rights fury

Every week fur lovers are attacked in the street verbally or physically by radical militants.

13 Dec 2017 6:21 PM

Pokemon Go may help people who struggle socially: study

As modern video games become more popular, it's important to understand how individual personality traits influence behaviour.

13 Dec 2017 5:53 PM

Prasad to meet IT industry tomorrow on digital economy roadmap

The country's digital economy is estimated at USD 450 billion presently.

13 Dec 2017 5:48 PM

Mumbai: ED arrests businessman in IPL betting case

The arrest pertains to an investigation against the former ED Joint Director for corruption charges while probing the betting case.

13 Dec 2017 5:25 PM

Mumbai girl faces online harassment, posts to name and shame offender

Medical student is approached by childhood acquaintance who makes lewd advances online, disgusted she posts everything on Facebook.

13 Dec 2017 5:18 PM

China downplays India’s entry into Wassenaar Arrangement

India's entry into the export control regime was believed to enhance its credentials in the field of non-proliferation.

13 Dec 2017 4:54 PM

Sushant Singh Rajput shares a beautiful poem on his mother's death anniversary

Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput got nostalgic on his mother's death anniversary, shared a picture on Instagram.

13 Dec 2017 4:44 PM

Watch: Ranveer Singh is killing it in this rap battle during Gully Boy training

Starring Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt, Zoya Akhtar's directorial ‘Gully Boy’ is expected to go on floors in January.

13 Dec 2017 4:43 PM

Woman, lover land in soup: Food exposes gruesome murder

The accused had taken cue from Telugu movie 'Evadu', where an actor undergoes plastic surgery to resemble another character.

13 Dec 2017 4:42 PM

PCB raises objection to BCCI's FTP structure for 2019-23

The board had maintained that the bilateral series between India and Pakistan will be possible only if the Centre gives the nod.

13 Dec 2017 4:37 PM

‘No peace or stability’ unless Jerusalem recognised as capital: Palestinian Prez

‘Jerusalem is and will forever be the capital of the Palestinian state,’ Mahmud Abbas said.

13 Dec 2017 4:20 PM

Experts reveal how to make getting out of bed on cold mornings easier

It is important to get enough undisrupted sleep to be able to wake up feeling fresh.

13 Dec 2017 4:18 PM

Sensex drops 175 points on ADB forecast, macro worries

NSE Nifty slipped below the 10,200-mark by falling 47.20 points, or 0.46 per cent, at 10,192.95.

13 Dec 2017 4:10 PM

New York subway blast accused, slapped with terror charges

New York officials on Tuesday also filed state charges against Ullah, as investigators in his home country questioned his wife.

13 Dec 2017 4:08 PM

I feel small in front of Soha Ali Khan: Kareena Kapoor Khan

Kareena Kapoor Khan attended Soha Ali Khan’s book launch event with Saif Ali Khan and Sharmila Tagore.

13 Dec 2017 4:07 PM

GST led to 12 per cent rise in cost of solar projects, says AISIA

Tax incidence on services and civil work has risen to 18 per cent from 15 per cent and 6 per cent respectively previously.

13 Dec 2017 4:01 PM

Phone tapping row: Delhi HC disposes Mukul Roy’s plea

The court, however, gave Roy the liberty to approach it again if he finds any concrete evidence substantiating his allegations.

13 Dec 2017 3:54 PM

Colorado teacher writes ‘want to kill children,’ frightens students; resigns

Burghart began administrative leave from Tuesday and resigned Friday.

13 Dec 2017 3:37 PM

Ranveer Singh’s condom brand urges Anushka Sharma to do the rex post wedding

Ranveer Singh and Anushka Sharma had worked together in the 2010 release ‘Band Baaja Baaraat’.

13 Dec 2017 3:31 PM

Ex-Cong MLA routed Rs 8 crore black money after demonetisation

According to official sources, the Enforcement Directorate now will soon seek his remand from court and question him at length.

13 Dec 2017 3:29 PM

Scientists reveal man flu is real

A new study explains why.

13 Dec 2017 3:26 PM

DNA evidence reveals husband as offender in rape of woman on a drunken night out

The man was convicted of rape and is now serving a seven year jail term.

13 Dec 2017 3:19 PM

Google launching artificial intelligence research center in China

Google said the new Chinese AI research center will join a list of similar overseas centers like in New York, Toronto, London and Zurich.

13 Dec 2017 3:13 PM

Trai's views on in-flight connectivity framework by December-end

Trai had begun consultation process for framing guidelines for full-fledged in-flight mobile services in late Sept.

13 Dec 2017 3:02 PM

Ram setu integral to Indian heritage, don't meddle with it: Ravi Shankar

Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju also said it is an answer to the people who did not believe that Ram Setu is man-made.

13 Dec 2017 2:58 PM

Taapsee Pannu lends support to her school teachers' achievement

Last week Taapsee visited Delhi in support of her same English teacher who has now turned as the Principal of the school.

13 Dec 2017 2:46 PM

New Island offers clues about life on Mars: NASA

Scientists initially expected the island — created when vast quantities of rock and dense ash spewed — to wash away within a few months.

13 Dec 2017 2:42 PM

Ram Setu man-made, coral cannot form mid-ocean: Subramanian Swamy

A promo of an upcoming show on Discovery Communications-owned Science Channel, has claimed that the Ram Setu was man-made.

13 Dec 2017 2:21 PM

Anushka Sharma-Virat Kohli seen submerged in designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee's wedding wear

The couple will be hosting a reception in New Delhi for their relatives on December 21.

13 Dec 2017 2:14 PM

Panasonic launches Eluga I9 with Arbo AI

Eluga I9 is equipped with company's Arbo Ai assistant that tracks the user’s routine and help the user to plan his day better

13 Dec 2017 2:09 PM

Call Me by Your Name director Luca Guadagnino and Lawrence to team up for new film

The film follows Agnes Magnusdottir, the last woman to be publicly executed in Iceland in 1830.

13 Dec 2017 2:04 PM

Govt keeps window open on PAN, Aadhaar for financial dealings

On Dec 7, deadline for linking PAN with Aadhaar was extended by three months to March 31, 2018.

13 Dec 2017 2:02 PM

Study finds smokers are less attractive

Here's what a new study has found.

13 Dec 2017 2:01 PM

Taapsee Pannu can’t resist her excitement post Soorma climax wrap

'Soorma' starring Diljit Dosanjh as Sandeep Singh, and Taapsee Pannu, is slated to release on 29th June.

13 Dec 2017 2:00 PM

Goa: Differently-abled children to walk on ramp with celebrities on Dec 21

The state-run Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC) is supporting the event, being organised to raise funds for charity.

13 Dec 2017 1:57 PM

FBI agent calls Trump an ‘idiot,’ gets removed from Russia probe

Special counsel Robert Mueller removed Strzok from his Russia election meddling probe this summer after becoming aware of the emails.

13 Dec 2017 1:55 PM