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Barack Obama's high school basketball jersey sold for USD 120,000

Obama is a known basketball fan and was often seen playing during his tenure at the White House.

20 Aug 2019 9:53 AM

Ottawa streets decked up in tricolour for India’s I-Day celebrations in Canada

Placards and banners with slogans supporting abrogation of Article 370 were also seen in the parade.

19 Aug 2019 2:30 PM

Hrithik Roshan receives invitation to speak at the prestigious Oxford Union

Riding high on the success of his latest release ‘Super 30’, the Bollywood superstar is unstoppable.

19 Aug 2019 10:20 AM

'It's our duty': Doctors help 30-yr-old deliver baby girl amid massive fire in AIIMS

The woman gave birth to a healthy baby girl at around 9:30 pm while the rescue operations were still on to douse the flames.

18 Aug 2019 3:59 PM

Not Chris Evans, Robert Pattinson, most handsome man in the world is Hrithik Roshan

Hrithik Roshan is undoubtedly considered as one of the handsome hunks in B-town. But now, his look isn't restricted to just Bollywood.

17 Aug 2019 5:34 PM

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Govt starts bus services to ferry for staff in J&K's Baramulla

The deputy commissioner directed officials to make all necessary arrangements for employees to attend work, they added.

17 Aug 2019 5:20 PM

Hyderabad couple uses recycled plastic waste for constructing houses

The first house Lingam built in Hyderabad's Uppal was of about 800 square feet. It was constructed using 7 tonnes of plastic.

17 Aug 2019 10:09 AM

‘Nobody is not afraid’: Chernobyl pilot who made 3 flights within 20 minutes

Eyeing up the reactor for the first time in 33 years, Volkozub said he couldn’t recognise it.

16 Aug 2019 7:07 PM

Air India becomes 1st Indian airline to fly over zero degree North Pole on I-Day

The flight flew over Pakistan, Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Russia and then overflew North Pole by 12.27 pm.

16 Aug 2019 12:34 PM

Twitter helps former child refugee to find man who gifted her a bike 24 year ago

In a series of tweets she informed that other refuges too reached out to her to tell that for many the man.

15 Aug 2019 3:20 PM

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Esha Gupta trolled for wishing Republic Day on Independence Day, says account hacked

Bollywood actor Esha Gupta got trolled for wishing Happy Republic Day on the freedom of day of India.

15 Aug 2019 3:12 PM

On I-Day, CRPF officer Harshpal Singh recalls how he fought JeM terrorists in J&K

In 2008, he received his first award for neutralising five Naxals in Hazaribagh area.

15 Aug 2019 10:13 AM

Here are PM Modi's top quotes from his Independence Day address

Modi unfurled the National Flag and delivered the customary address to the nation from the Red Fort at 7:30 am.

15 Aug 2019 9:53 AM

120 defence personnel including Abhinandan Varthaman decorated with gallantry awards

Varthaman was in news after the military confrontation between India and Pakistan escalated in February this year.

14 Aug 2019 11:05 AM

Mahesh Babu pens heartfelt note to thank friends, fans and family for birthday love

Overwhelmed by the love the actor has been receiving from the fans, Mahesh Babu penned a heartfelt note.

13 Aug 2019 9:58 AM

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After Jaipur royal, Mewar-Udaipur royal family claims to be Lord Ram's descendant

The claim came a day after, BJP MP and member of Jaipur royal family Diya Kumari on Sunday made her claim to be a descendant of Lord Ram.

13 Aug 2019 9:05 AM

Are you a virgin? Tiger Shroff gives filmy response to this question; read here

Tiger was responding to many questions decently until a fan asked him if he was a virgin.

12 Aug 2019 3:23 PM

‘This is how I celebrate Eid’: Kerala man donates fresh clothes to flood victims

Noushad, who sells garments in Ernakulam, donated all dress materials he had collected to sell ahead of Bakri Eid to flood relief.

12 Aug 2019 1:07 PM

Google pays tribute to ISRO founder Vikram Sarabhai on his 100th birthday

Sarabhai, often known as the father of Indian research program had established the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) in 1962.

12 Aug 2019 10:18 AM

15-km-long tricolour unfurled by forming human chain in Chhattisgarh

The event, organised by Vasudhaiv Kutumbakam Foundation, entered the Champions Book of World Records (for the longest tricolour).

12 Aug 2019 10:03 AM

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