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US policy of using Chinese influence to thaw N Korean ambitions may be flawed: experts

The complicated relationship between China and N Korea is less friendship and more a mutually uneasy dependency.

21 Oct 2017 6:30 PM

Sitharaman to attend South Asian defence ministers' meet in Philippines

Meet likley to review regional security architecture including China's growing assertiveness in South China Sea.

21 Oct 2017 6:29 PM

New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson under 'no illusions' about Team India

Williamson urged his teammates to avenge last year's narrow ODI series defeat to India.

21 Oct 2017 6:19 PM

India vs New Zealand: Virat Kohli hails spin duo Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal

The India skipper said giving younger and more inexperienced players a go was crucial ahead of the the 2019 World Cup.

21 Oct 2017 6:15 PM

Corporate India sees 35-40 per cent drop in budget for gifts in Diwali

There has been certainly a downward impact on the bonus payments with several corporates reeling under debt and cutting costs.

21 Oct 2017 6:11 PM

Key programme allowing family to join refugees already settled in US maybe paused

The administration is also considering expanding the categories of refugees required to be fingerprinted.

21 Oct 2017 5:44 PM

People who have psychopathic traits earn less, finds study

Researchers say that this is because they are often overconfident and reckless which makes them stick with bad investment decisions longer.

21 Oct 2017 5:39 PM

PayPal ties up with Facebook Messenger to launch in-chat payments

In India, messenger app Hike already allows the same with its peer-to-peer (P2P) payments system.

21 Oct 2017 5:30 PM

Over 1 lakh MSRTC employees resume work after HC says strike illegal

Court also asks panel hearing grievances of MSRTC staff to submit final report on Dec 21.

21 Oct 2017 5:29 PM

Railway Board to review rail bridges needing repair; 252 in dilapidated state

The Railway Board had sought details of the bridges and it was observed that a large number of bridges needed rehabilitation.

21 Oct 2017 5:22 PM

Extremist group Hasm attacks Egyptian troops, 28 killed, 32 injured

Since the army removed President Morsi extremist groups have increased attacks on military and police.

21 Oct 2017 5:21 PM

Woman who lost 18 babies due to 'killer cells' finally gives birth

Louise Warneford's condition causes her body to destroy unborn embryos.

21 Oct 2017 5:12 PM

Joy ride: J'khand CM, friends on bikes without helmets in Ranchi

Not only Das but all his friends who are driving along with him are seen driving their two wheelers without helmets.

21 Oct 2017 5:10 PM

Police offers exorbitant bounty of 1 mil. AUS $ for mystery serial killer

Investigators are seeking public assistance to help solve six murders over an 18-month period in 1980-1981.

21 Oct 2017 5:08 PM

Facebook messenger users can now send money to friends, family with PayPal

Facebook and PayPal have announced a new partnership that allows users to send money to each other via Messenger.

21 Oct 2017 5:03 PM

Radicalisation due to social media, being addressed seriously: Army Chief

Discussing the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir, the Chief of Army Staff assured that the situation in the valley is improving.

21 Oct 2017 4:56 PM

Aadhaar linkage with bank accounts must: RBI

Central bank denies media reports and cites Official Gazette published on June 1, 2017.

21 Oct 2017 4:54 PM

Philippines President offers to shoot criminals himself in his deadly war on drugs

Duterte made the comments following his announcement to withdraw police who were accused of rights abuses.

21 Oct 2017 4:51 PM

Tata Steel Netherlands workers protest Thyssenkrupp merger

On September 20, Tata Steel had signed an agreement with German steel giant Thyssenkrupp to merge their steel operations in Europe.

21 Oct 2017 4:44 PM

CCTV footage catches stable worker having sex with horse

It is alleged that the Russian man had committed the act of bestiality before realizing that entire thing was being filmed on CCTV camera.

21 Oct 2017 4:42 PM

Tesla misunderstands 'positive' Model 3 rating: Consumer Reports

The survey predicts which cars will give owners fewer or more problems than their competitors

21 Oct 2017 4:29 PM

Forex watch: Rupee ends 11 paise lower against US dollar

Trading was fairly muted with no underlying trends in place in the truncated trading week ahead of Diwali.

21 Oct 2017 4:26 PM

Kerala teachers can now begin their own startups, take sabbatical leave

New initiative would help members of academic community to become part of entrepreneurship, a statement said.

21 Oct 2017 4:16 PM

Kim Jong Un threatens US of 'unimaginable' nuclear strike

‘Supreme Leader’ considers US drills in S Korea waters a rehearsal for an invasion of his country.

21 Oct 2017 4:11 PM

RBI clears air on Aadhaar-bank a/c linkage, says it is must under PMLA

The government, in a notification dated June 1, 2017, mandated the linking of bank accounts with Aadhaar by December 31.

21 Oct 2017 4:05 PM

Asia tour hinged on preventing standoff with N Korea: China can expect pressure from Trump, say officials

Trump believes that Xi has even more leverage to work on the North Korea problem.

21 Oct 2017 3:53 PM

Dohs that sleep a lot are better at learning new tricks

According to researchers, letting dogs sleep helps them to consolidate new memories, just like humans.

21 Oct 2017 3:51 PM

Minor Mumbai girl protests against noise, gets bashed, suffers nose fracture

The accused was arrested on the day of the incident, but was later grated bail by a local court, police said.

21 Oct 2017 3:45 PM

Aadhaar not must for ration: J'khand govt after girl starves to death

Any card, including a driver's license and voter ID card or any specified card, is permissible for procuring food grains.

21 Oct 2017 3:29 PM

'Driver masturbated': Delhi techie narrates horrible Uber ride in Hyderabad

The girl who works in Hyderabad was on her way to airport to catch a flight to her home in Delhi.

21 Oct 2017 3:22 PM

Man stabs people in Munich, several injured

Police have launched a hunt for the suspect, who they described as a man in his 40s.

21 Oct 2017 3:20 PM

Rajasthan new law: Can't prosecute public servants without sanction

The Criminal Laws (Rajasthan Amendment) Ordinance, 2017 also seeks to bar the media from reporting on accusations.

21 Oct 2017 3:16 PM

Xi’s anti-graft campaign: Official says jailed party leaders plotted to oust Chinese Prez

China is working with the international community to hunt corruption suspects who had fled overseas leading to capture of 3,453 fugitives.

21 Oct 2017 3:12 PM

Nokia 7 launched. Specifications, features, price and more

The Nokia 7, is touted to come with flagship features at roughly half the price of Nokia 8.

21 Oct 2017 3:06 PM

Reliance Jio raises tariff - what it means for Airtel, Idea, Vodafone

Reliance Jio customers will have to pay 15 per cent more for its popular 84-day plan at Rs 459 from October 19.

21 Oct 2017 2:53 PM

Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed rejects offer from bookmaker during Sri Lanka series

The offer was made before the third one day international against Sri Lanka on Wednesday, which Pakistan won by seven wickets.

21 Oct 2017 2:30 PM

Goa govt goes slow on TDR land use policy implementation

State's TDR policy, backbone of Regional Plan 2030, will be formulated in next six months, minister says.

21 Oct 2017 2:30 PM

Tajikistan national arrested in Saint Petersburg, link to IS suspected

The 33-year-old suspect recruited central Asian targets online ‘to wage jihad’ and organise terrorist acts on Russian territory.

21 Oct 2017 2:15 PM

Delhi Metro technical glitch: Blue line services halted for 45 min today

The Noida/Vaishali to Dwarka metro route remained shut for 45 minutes between 9:20 am to 10:05 pm due to the technical snag.

21 Oct 2017 2:06 PM

Vaping may cause deadly lung diseases, says study

E-cigarettes appear to trigger same responses in body, that can lead to various diseases including asthma and inflammatory lung diseases.

21 Oct 2017 1:34 PM

China warns world leaders, calls meet with Dalai Lama 'major offence'

China routinely protests world leaders meeting the Dalai Lama and makes it mandatory to recognise Tibet as a part of it.

21 Oct 2017 1:23 PM

Banks claim UIDAI cannot issue orders to them, only RBI can

In July, the UIDAI had asked private as well as public banks to open Aadhaar enrolment and updation facilities.

21 Oct 2017 1:13 PM

Breast milk may soon become the next health craze

Sugarlogix, based in Berkely, California, has pegged the supplement to be the next big health craze.

21 Oct 2017 12:46 PM

3 arrested in Florida shooting after white supremacist speech

The convicted were followers of Richard Spencer, whose rally earlier had led to Charlottesville massacre.

21 Oct 2017 12:45 PM

Gunmen kill Mexican mayor; 1 wounded

Dozens of mayors have been shot to death in Mexico in recent years, often by drug gangs or corrupt police.

21 Oct 2017 12:32 PM

GMR Hyderabad Airport raises Rs 2,275 crore to refinance loan

Report says remaining amount of money will be used to partially fund company's capital expenditure.

21 Oct 2017 12:25 PM

Samsung launches rugged 8-inch tablet Galaxy Tab Active 2 for businesses

The new Galaxy Tab Active 2 comes with S Pen support and also features Bixby voice assistant.

21 Oct 2017 12:20 PM

Ahead of Rex Tillerson’s visit, US concerned over human rights violations in Pak

Human rights should be major topic in all bilateral discussions between US and Pak, says Congressman Sherman.

21 Oct 2017 12:14 PM

Varun Dhawan celebrates Diwali with Karan's cute daughter

The actor shared an adorable picture with Roohi from the recent Diwali bash.

21 Oct 2017 12:13 PM

Bharti Airtel top Sensex gainer; stock up 7.19 per cent to Rs 462.65

Index heavyweight Reliance Industries rose 4.23 per cent to Rs 913.75 over last week.

21 Oct 2017 11:54 AM

Yogi govt doubles exgratia for UP policemen who die on duty

Yogi also acknowledged the work of Special Task Force, Anti-Terrorist Squad and said they have made commendable contribution to the state.

21 Oct 2017 11:49 AM

Sensex retakes 32,000, up 152 points on festive week

Nifty ended almost flat while Sensex ended in red and on Wednesday.

21 Oct 2017 11:48 AM

Indian-American Congressman introduces resolution for Diwali in US House

The resolution recognises the religious and historical significance of Diwali.

21 Oct 2017 11:35 AM

Missing Pak journalist who fought for Indian national returns after 2 yrs

Zeenat Shahzadi was pursuing Hamid Ansari’s case, who had been jailed for illegally entering Pak to meet a girl.

21 Oct 2017 10:58 AM

11 killed, 11 injured as truck overturns in Maharashtra's Sangli

The injured people have been rushed to the nearby hospital for medical treatment.

21 Oct 2017 10:54 AM

Delayed word processing may predict Alzheimer's risk

Study wanted to see if there were anomalies in brain activity during language processing in MCI patients which could lead to Alzheimer's.

21 Oct 2017 10:45 AM

Kids, Screens and Parental Guilt: time to loosen up?

The survey found that kids spend an average of 48 minutes a day on mobile devices, up from 15 minutes in 2013.

21 Oct 2017 10:36 AM

Prayed for nation's development, well-being of citizens at Kedarnath: PM

Narendra Modi visited the famous Kedarnath temple before laying the foundation stone of five projects in the region.

21 Oct 2017 10:30 AM

Dogs more expressive when someone is looking, says study

Scientists at University of Portsmouth in UK are first to find clear evidence dogs move their faces in direct response to human attention.

21 Oct 2017 10:22 AM

Mushroom-rich breakfast makes one feel fuller, says study

Results showed a significant difference on satiety ratings between the mushroom and meat consumption.

21 Oct 2017 10:13 AM

MSRTC workers call off 5-day strike after holding core committee meet

MSRTC employees had gone on an indefinite strike on October 17 demanding the implementation of 7th pay commission.

21 Oct 2017 10:07 AM

Boeing invests in autonomous flight tech provider Near Earth Autonomy

It was the first investment in autonomous technologies by Boeing’s venture capital arm.

21 Oct 2017 9:59 AM

iPhone X animoji feature lands Apple in trouble

Tokyo-based Emonster kk sued Apple on October 18 in federal court in San Francisco.

21 Oct 2017 9:57 AM

First joint France-China satellite to study oceans

Understanding the interaction between the oceans and the atmosphere will help tackle climate change.

21 Oct 2017 9:38 AM

Spacewalking astronaut copes with frayed tether, bad jetpack

After consulting for several minutes in Houston, flight controllers declared the jetpack unreliable.

21 Oct 2017 9:36 AM

Spacewalkers fix robotic arm in time to grab next cargo ship

The arm has been a key piece of equipment at the orbiting outpost for 16 years.

21 Oct 2017 9:35 AM

Google parent turns on internet balloons in Puerto Rico

More balloons from Nevada, Alphabet authorised by the FCC for up to 30 balloons for hard-hit area.

21 Oct 2017 9:33 AM

Cheap politics before Gujarat poll: Cong on PM's claims at Kedarnath

On Friday, PM blamed the former UPA govt for stopping him as Gujarat CM from rebuilding the Kedarnath shrine after the 2013 flash floods.

21 Oct 2017 9:27 AM

Bofors scam: CBI asks for Centre's nod to move SC to challenge 2005 ruling

CBI said it wanted to file the SLP challenging Delhi HC order quashing all charges against Europe-based Hinduja brothers in Bofors case.

21 Oct 2017 8:57 AM

There are many Weinsteins in Hollywood, says Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra compares the film industry to a “big boys’ club” in an interview with Marie Claire.

21 Oct 2017 7:24 AM

Vijender Gupta pushes for mental healthcare improvement

According to Mr Gupta, as per Delhi Statistical Hand Book, 2016 the percentage of mental patients is 11.23 per cent of the total population.

21 Oct 2017 6:59 AM

Rohingya refugee kids face ‘hell on earth’, says Unicef

The report comes ahead of a donor conference Monday in Geneva to drum up international funding for the Rohingya.

21 Oct 2017 6:57 AM

G7, tech giants agree on plan to stop jihadist content online

Officials said the accord aimed at removing jihadist content from the Web within two hours of being posted.

21 Oct 2017 5:48 AM

Mystic Mantra: Malik bin Dinar — The moralist mystic

A mystic, moralist and excellent calligrapher of the Quran, Malik bin Dinar was the earliest Sufi saint in South India.

21 Oct 2017 5:40 AM

An open letter to my fellow Parsis

The Parsis gathered in numbers at this well as it is regarded by some as sacred and reputed to make wishes come true.

21 Oct 2017 5:39 AM

4 per cent growth in Eastern Railway, says report

The Eastern Railway has witnessed growth in passenger traffic and earnings during the first quarter of the current financial year.

21 Oct 2017 4:53 AM

Heavy showers lash city, more in store, says MeT

The depression lay centred over coastal Odisha about 25 km west of Chandbali at 5.30 am on Friday, the Met office said.

21 Oct 2017 4:48 AM

Row over SRFTI girls’ hostel refuses to die down

Students allege that building separate accommodation for girls was moral policing.

21 Oct 2017 4:44 AM

EU leaders approve first steps to Brexit trade talks

The toughest sticking point has been the bill Britain will pay as it leaves the EU club.

21 Oct 2017 4:43 AM

West Bengal: Man lynched for suspected role in murder

On Friday morning, the body of Sheikh Sameer was found lying in an abandoned hospital at Pankhatuli.

21 Oct 2017 4:41 AM

Ex-President’s brother dies at 86

He was a teacher in different schools and retired from Sikshasatra, the secondary school of Visva Bharati, as its principal.

21 Oct 2017 4:37 AM

Trump links rise in UK crimes to Islamist terror

Trump has repeatedly pointed to terror attacks in Europe as evidence of the risk from jihadist groups in the US.

21 Oct 2017 4:22 AM

RBI may not cut rate in near term, says Experts

MPC minutes show RBI’s focus on containing inflation.

21 Oct 2017 4:11 AM

GMR set to raise $350 million globally

This is the third US dollar bond offering by the GMR Group, which currently owes $3.10 billion or Rs 20,000 crore.

21 Oct 2017 4:09 AM

Dr Reddy’s Laboratories drug fails tests, recalled

this is the third product recall by Dr Reddy’s Labs in 2017 due to quality issues.

21 Oct 2017 4:03 AM

Used cold drink bottles to light up Gurgaon streets

The project promises to bring about a huge change by reusing soft drink bottles and turning them into solar powered light bulbs.

21 Oct 2017 3:52 AM

Delhi: ‘Magician’s shirt’ triggers panic

The police confirmed later that the man was carrying the shirt for his brother, who is a magician. His brother performs magic shows in Assam. 

21 Oct 2017 3:47 AM

Delhi: Male children prone to ‘unintentional injuries’

As per a World Health Organisation report, injuries are the sixth leading cause of childhood mortality throughout the world.

21 Oct 2017 3:44 AM

China stops NSCN(K) from joining Naga talks

Security sources said it was aimed at dissuading the NSCN(K) from joining the talks with the Government of India.

21 Oct 2017 3:37 AM

Delhi: Man thrown off third floor, critical

Shankar, a resident of Bharat Nagar, was pushed down from his house by the assailants over personal enmity, according to a police complaint.

21 Oct 2017 3:32 AM

Secret Superstar movie review: Crackles in parts, then bores a bit

Secret Superstar’s screenplay charts the course to victory on whimsy, with a generous dash of applesauce.

21 Oct 2017 3:27 AM

Second top law officer quits, says reason is ‘personal’

There was speculation a few months ago that the Supreme Court collegium was considering his name as a judge of the highest court.

21 Oct 2017 3:20 AM

Nawaz Sharif delays return to Pakistan from London

He will now depart from London on October 23 instead of October 21, said a Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) leader.

21 Oct 2017 3:18 AM

Golmaal Again movie review: No logic, little heart, but fun!

Rohit Shetty is back with the fourth instalment of Golmaal franchise, titled Golmaal Again.

21 Oct 2017 3:18 AM

Ousted Premier Nawaz Sharif indicted in third graft case

According to the charge-sheet, the court was told that Mr Sharif’s sons were his dependents in 1989 and 1990.

21 Oct 2017 3:16 AM

MP ritual: Villagers let cows trample over them

The annual ritual is performed in Bhidawad village of Ujjain district a day after Diwali to bring peace and prosperity to devotees.

21 Oct 2017 3:04 AM

Gopal Rai inspects ghat before Chhath Puja

The official said that a monitoring committee has also been constituted to look after preparations of Chhath ghats.

21 Oct 2017 3:02 AM

Ram Vilas Paswan orders probe into ‘Aadhaar death’

The 11-year old girl in Jharkhand’s Simdega district apparently died due to startvation.

21 Oct 2017 3:00 AM

CBI seeks govt nod to file SLP in Bofors case

The CBI will also look into the “facts and circumstances” mentioned by the private detective.

21 Oct 2017 2:58 AM

Delhi Cops let bribery case accused roam free, seven suspended

Sukesh Chandrashekhar was arrested for attempt to bribe EC officials.

21 Oct 2017 2:55 AM

Diwali brings Yadav family together, but strains remain

Mulayam’s cousin Ram Gopal Yadav, who had taken Akhilesh’s side in the family war, did not attend the event.

21 Oct 2017 2:55 AM

J&K’s portable brazier ‘kangar’ losing its sheen

In Kashmiri Pandit families, there is a tradition of offering cash to a newly-married bride in a beautifully decorated Kangar.

21 Oct 2017 2:53 AM

Firecrackers with bizarre names go viral on social media

A police officer of the same area, when asked, said that he was not aware of such crackers.

21 Oct 2017 2:50 AM

ED issues fresh summons to Tejashwi Yadav, Rabri Devi

The agency is probing members of the Yadav family and others under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act.

21 Oct 2017 2:46 AM

Delhi woman harassed by Uber driver

Victim claims driver was masturbating while driving her to Hyderabad airport.

21 Oct 2017 2:45 AM

Waiting for development after end of Red terror

Literacy rate in the block stands at 38.95 per cent, one of the lowest in the state and a far cry from the national rate of 74.04 per cent.

21 Oct 2017 2:44 AM

Hafiz Saeed’s house arrest extended

The four JuD leaders would be released on October 26 with the expiry of detention period.

21 Oct 2017 2:44 AM

1 dead, 5 hurt in Bihar violence

Protest over chemist’s killing turns violent, 8 police vehicles set on fire.

21 Oct 2017 2:39 AM

Delhi: Man objects to open urination, beaten to death

According to the police, the deceased, who has been identified as Sandeep, runs a utensils business. 

21 Oct 2017 2:35 AM

Copter deal: CBI sends documents to MEA

The CBI had filed chargesheet against former Air Chief Marshal SP Tyagi and others in the case.

21 Oct 2017 2:34 AM

Elderly man forced to lick own spit

An FIR has been registered against eight persons including, the Sarpanch who allegedly passed the order.

21 Oct 2017 2:31 AM

Stories from the sand dunes

Explore the stark and vibrant beauty of the Thar desert.

21 Oct 2017 2:30 AM

Lewis Hamilton eyes fourth trophy

Hamilton also fended off speculation that he might take a knee when the American national anthem is played before Sunday’s race.

21 Oct 2017 2:28 AM

Sushma Swaraj concerned over missing Indian 3-year-old in the US

The girl was adopted by parents hailing from Kerala and, according to a media report cited by the minister, was originally from Bihar.

21 Oct 2017 2:27 AM

Dale Steyn targets November return

Steyn is particularly excited to work under Ottis Gibson, the former fast bowler who is now South Africa’s new head coach

21 Oct 2017 2:27 AM

Pakistan skittle Sri Lanka for 173

Shinwari was one of two changes Pakistan made from the third one-day which they won by seven wickets in Abu Dhabi.

21 Oct 2017 2:25 AM

Online media has to wait for accreditation from PIB

Among the benefits of being a PIB accredited journalist is that it allows journalists entry into government offices and events.

21 Oct 2017 2:25 AM

Sachin Tendulkar’s son bowls to Team India

Arjun bowled first to left-handed Shikhar Dhawan and then to Kohli.

21 Oct 2017 2:23 AM

New Zealand wary of spin threat

The left-handed Latham said the Kane Williamson-led New Zealanders had taken note of Kuldeep and Chahal’s recent performances.

21 Oct 2017 2:22 AM

Rajnath Singh to pay homage to cops killed in 1959 Chinese firing

Till 1959 Indian police personnel were responsible for securing the 2,500 mile long border along Tibet.

21 Oct 2017 2:21 AM

Lynching scare: No takers for ‘dry’ cows

Stray cows are also posing a major traffic hazard, especially, on highways and expressways.

21 Oct 2017 2:21 AM

Rohit Sharma eyes Kiwi polish

India opener wants team to continue fine form.

21 Oct 2017 2:21 AM

Sushma Swaraj’s Diwali gift: Medical visas for deserving Pakistanis

Swaraj took the decision after a torrent of requests in recent days from relatives of ill Pakistanis.

21 Oct 2017 2:19 AM

Clippers continue to haunt Los Angeles Lakers

The highly-touted Ball shot one-of-six from the floor and finished with just three points in front of a crowd of 19,000 at Staples Center arena.

21 Oct 2017 2:18 AM

Rex Tillerson’s comments draw praise from India

India and China had been locked in a military face-off earlier for over two months after China had attempted to build a road at Doklam.

21 Oct 2017 2:16 AM

Lyon tear Everton

Win 2-1 away to put pressure on Koeman: Gunners win

21 Oct 2017 2:16 AM

P Chidambaram targets EC over Gujarat poll date, BJP hits back

“Mitron (friends), will not speak about ‘Shah-zada’, nor will let anyone speak,” Rahul Gandhi tweeted in Hindi.

21 Oct 2017 2:04 AM

Wanted to rebuild Kedarnath as Gujarat CM, Congress stopped me: Modi

PM plays religion card as Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh polls draw near.

21 Oct 2017 1:57 AM

Prannoy sends Lee packing; Saina, Srikanth in quarters

I am not thinking much ahead as I have done this before but couldn’t win the title so I will just look at the next match,” Prannoy said.

21 Oct 2017 1:56 AM

Macau Open Golf: Bhullar leads field, Sandhu second

Bhullar (64-65), winner of seven Asian Tour events, eagled the 18th hole to build up a massive five-shot lead over Ajeetesh Sandhu (66-67).

21 Oct 2017 1:51 AM

U-17 World Cup: Mali look to halt Ghana

Ghana lost 1-0 by Mali in the final of the Under-17 African championship, and they will be determined to avenge that loss.

21 Oct 2017 1:50 AM

Fifa Under-17 World Cup: USA in way of Young Lions

The United States of America’s best effort remains a fourth-place finish in the 1999 edition.

21 Oct 2017 1:46 AM

Delhi: Cracker ban goes up in smoke

Capital wakes up to hazy morning, air quality ‘severe’ Rise in number of heart, lung patients.

21 Oct 2017 1:43 AM

Air quality much better, says Harsh Vardhan

Mr Vardhan said that for monitoring of air quality days have been classified into ‘good’, ‘satisfactory’ and ‘moderate’.

21 Oct 2017 1:41 AM

Delhi: Two more dengue deaths, toll rises to five

The total number of dengue cases recorded till October 14 had gone up to 5,220. Of these, 2,564 were residents of Delhi.

21 Oct 2017 1:39 AM

Crunchy treats

Dig into these delectable snacks this festive season. It’s time to feast your eyes and palate to some snacky treats.

21 Oct 2017 1:04 AM

An artist under the burka

Acitivist Kirthi Jayakumar’s recent book, The Doodler of Dimishq, is set in Syria amidst the war.

21 Oct 2017 1:03 AM

Stop this travesty, protect our heritage

Evil elements can destroy historical monuments through their callous acts of ‘cleansing and purifying culture’.

21 Oct 2017 12:57 AM

Will Gujarat polls be a real challenge for BJP?

The EC said the schedule was withheld to prevent the state from enduring a long period under the model code of conduct.

21 Oct 2017 12:41 AM

New heights of callousness

The death of 11-year-old Santoshi Kumari will forever remain a blot on India’s bureaucracy and government.

21 Oct 2017 12:40 AM

Work closely with US, but keep options open

While speaking warmly of India, Tillerson did not fail to point out that Pakistan was a major US partner, and that all “relations stand on merit”.

21 Oct 2017 12:40 AM

All about Taylor Swift’s new song

This could mean that she met Joe while she was with Tom Hiddleston or Calvin Harris as they are both older than her.

21 Oct 2017 12:34 AM

Pink on her feud with Christina Aguilera

The two stars reportedly had problems over who would sing the highest notes in Lady Marmalade.

21 Oct 2017 12:33 AM

Has Anna Faris found love again?

An eyewitness told E! that Anna and Michael were spotted dining at a restaurant in California two times in the past week.

21 Oct 2017 12:27 AM

Lupita Nyong’o on Harvey Weinstein

The 12 Years a Slave star had met him at an event in Berlin in 2011 while she was a student at the Yale School of Drama.

21 Oct 2017 12:22 AM

Jackky Bhagnani in remake of Telugu film

Jackyy also reveals that it has been quite a fun experience shooting for the film as also getting into the skin of his character.

21 Oct 2017 12:21 AM

I would love to work with Amitabh Bachchan, says Rohit Shetty

Director Rohit Shetty talks about the Golmaal franchise and his long cherished dream of working with Amitabh Bachchan.

21 Oct 2017 12:21 AM

Hrithik Roshan, Sussanne Khan’s Goan sojourn

Hrithik has often been seen accompanied by Sussanne on family outings with his children.

21 Oct 2017 12:20 AM

Pollution crack(er)down

Celebs who spent this Diwali in the city comment on the effectiveness of the Supreme Court’s ban on sale of crackers in Delhi this year.

21 Oct 2017 12:20 AM

Designing arty clothes for men

The design magnum opus Ehsaas explores creating an array works of wearable art by juxtaposing paintings on to fabric to create ties and unisex stoles.

20 Oct 2017 10:18 PM

Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 review: The torchbearer for bezel-less smartphones

The Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 brings a touch of style and class to affordable flagship smartphones.

20 Oct 2017 9:36 PM

No change in essential drugs' ceiling price calculation, says govt

Earlier this week there were reports suggesting that the government was changing the methodology of calculating ceiling prices.

20 Oct 2017 8:56 PM

30 killed in suicide bomb blast inside Kabul's Imam Zaman mosque

The attack occurred at Imam Zaman mosque in the western Dasht-e-Barchi part of Kabul, as Shi‘ite worshippers gathered for prayers.

20 Oct 2017 8:28 PM

Heavy industry ministry takes stock of BHEL's performance

Secretary in the Department of Heavy Industry, Asha Ram Sihag, appreciated the company's emphasis on diversification.

20 Oct 2017 8:25 PM

Mushroom-rich breakfast can make poeple feel fuller

After matching the mushroom and meat by protein content, both ended up containing comparable amounts of calories as well.

20 Oct 2017 7:51 PM

Pakistan, North Korea left out of global consumer event: Paswan

The programme will see countries share initiatives in line with UN guidelines with regard to consumer protection.

20 Oct 2017 7:37 PM

Travel time of 500 long distance trains to be cut short by up to 2 hours: Railways

The new timetable will also provide each railway division two to four hours for maintenance works.

20 Oct 2017 7:36 PM

Google's Visual Core will make Pixel 2 take even better pictures

The Pixel 2 sports a dedicated image processor called Visual Core for taking better HDR photos.

20 Oct 2017 7:30 PM