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Indian captives in Iraq safe: Sushma Swaraj

The 39 Indian workers held captive in Iraq are safe and getting proper food and water, External Affairs Minister Sushma…

The Big Picture

Indians Misusing the Implicit Water Subsidy

India (987.4 Gm3/year or billion cubic meter per year), according to UNESCO-IHE data, has a bigger water footprint than USA (696) and China (883.4). However,…

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New Delhi

Stop buying Israeli military equipment: CPI-M

India must stop buying Israeli military equipment in protest against the killing of civilians in Gaza by Israel, the CPI-M said on Thursday. "Indian people must…



Congress MLA in Goa Likens Narendra Modi to Indira Gandhi

A legislator of the Goa Congress has on Thursday likened Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. Dabolim Mauvin Godinho, who had…


New Delhi

End-September deadline for announcing new gas price

Domestically produced gas would continue to be priced at the rate prevailing on March 31 last pending a comprehensive review of the gas pricing guidelines…


Who is a Genuine All-Rounder in Indian Cricket?

How do you define an all-rounder? Is it someone who is equally good with both bat and ball? Should he be someone who can walk…



Shah Rukh Khan To Travel World For Happy New Year

Megastar Shah Rukh Khan has planned a world wide tour to promote his upcoming film 'Happy New Year'. The tour that has been named 'Slam!' will…


Top Social Media Apps that are Taking up our Precious Time

In the age of mini-laptops or Smartphones almost everyone is addicted to social media apps. As per recent reports, out of the 243 million internet…


Washington, USA

Convict Struggles to die in Botched up US Execution

A death row convict in the US snorted and struggled to breathe in a nearly two-hour execution that went horribly wrong, media reported on Thursday. Joseph…

Quirky Corner

10 Things About the Monsoons You Forget During Summer

As temperatures alarmingly crept towards the big five-oh mark a few weeks ago, were you one of the many people murmuring with heartbreaking poignancy, ‘Oh,…