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50 Dead as Plane Crashes in Taiwan Following Emergency Landing Failure

A plane which had been attempting to make a second landing in the midst of stormy weather has on Wednesday…

The Big Picture

Katju's Revelations Reveal More About him

It was about time Justice Markandey Katju said something to bring him back into the limelight. His previous outlandish pronouncements were on the current Indian…

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Panaji, Goa

Alcometers outside Goa's bars, pubs soon: Parrikar

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday promised the stationing of policemen with alcometers outside key alcohol vends. Therefore, if you step out of the bar,…


New Delhi

Nitish Kumar is Practising Politics of Opportunism, says Kushwaha

Upendra Kushwaha, the Minister of State for Rural Development has on Wednesday accused Nitish Kumar, the former Chief Minister of Bihar, of being opportunistic. Kushwaha…


New Delhi

Gujarat Model may Help India Jump Ahead 50 Spots in Ease of Doing Business: World…

India, presently ranked at 134th place in the ease of doing business report of the World Bank, would be jumping ahead by 50 spots through…


London, England

Dhoni a far Better Keeper than he Showed at Lord's: Engineer

Former Indian wicket-keeping great Farokh Engineer has questioned skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni's ploy to stand back against spinner Ravindra Jadeja during the second Test at…



'Mary Kom' to premiere at Toronto Film Festival

Priyanka Chopra-starrer biopic on Olympic medal-winning boxer of Mary Kom will have its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival this September. Priyanka Chopra plays…


New Delhi

Virtual Walking Tour App for Android Phones

A new mobile application that will make travel hassle-free for tourists visiting a new city in India is now available for Android mobile phones. The app,…


Gaza, Palestine

UN Body Condemns Shelling of School in Gaza

The UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) on Wednesday strongly condemned the shelling of one of its schools in the central area of Gaza which…

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,…