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Orange passports: Congress says move ‘discriminatory’

Orange passports: Congress says move ‘discriminatory’

The Congress hit out at the Modi government over its decision that passport holders requiring emigration check would be given an orange-coloured passport, saying the BJP was ‘obsessed’…

No Hajj subsidy from this year: Minister

No Hajj subsidy from this year: Minister

There will be no subsidy for Hajj from this year, Minority Affairs minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said. Naqvi told that despite the subsidy withdrawal, a record number of…

CJI met four senior-most judges of SC: Sources

CJI met four senior-most judges of SC: Sources

In a bid to resolve their differences, Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra met the four senior most judges of the Supreme Court who had hurled several accusations…

India enter quarterfinals of U-19 World Cup

India enter quarterfinals of U-19 World Cup

India breezed into the ICC U-19 World Cup quarterfinals after hammering minnows Papua New Guinea by 10 wickets in a low-scoring group B clash on Tuesday. Skipper Prithvi…

Attack on couples by ‘khap panchayats’ illegal: Apex Court

Attack on couples by ‘khap panchayats’ illegal: Apex Court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday termed as ‘absolutely illegal’ any attack by ‘khap panchayats’ or associations against an adult man and woman opting for inter- caste marriage. The…

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I am not politically inclined, says Madhavan

I am not politically inclined, says Madhavan

R. Madhavan is happy that the two South superstars – Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan –…

Now, ‘Padmaavat’ banned in Haryana

Now, ‘Padmaavat’ banned in Haryana

The Manohar Lal Khattar government in Haryana has banned the release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s…

Sylvester Stallone confirms ‘Expendables 4’ return

Sylvester Stallone confirms ‘Expendables 4’ return

Action star Sylvester Stallone has confirmed that his “Expendables” character Barney Ross is returning for…

Sports

Virat Kohli fined for breach of ICC Code of Conduct

Virat Kohli fined for breach of ICC Code of Conduct

Shortly after he was applauded for his 21st Test century, Indian captain Virat Kohli was hauled up by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for his on-field argument with…

Vani takes 2-shot lead in Hero WPGT first leg

Vani takes 2-shot lead in Hero WPGT first leg

Ahmedabad: Vani Kapoor shot two-over 74 to take a two-shot lead after the opening day of the inaugural leg of the Hero Women’s Pro Golf Tour at the…

24 hours sports radio channel launched

24 hours sports radio channel launched

India’s first online radio channel dedicated to broadcasting sports content including live updates and chat commentaries 24×7 was launched on Tuesday. The internet radio channel, launched by Sports…

Sharapova happily back in old routine at Open

Sharapova happily back in old routine at Open

Maria Sharapova said today she was delighted to be back in the old routine after a trying 2017 as she sailed into the second round of the Australian…

India face Japan in Four Nations Invitational tournament

India face Japan in Four Nations Invitational tournament

Tauranga: Indian men’s hockey team will look to make a winning start to the new season when they take on Japan in their opening match of the Four…

Sharapova and Kerber light up Aussie Open

Sharapova and Kerber light up Aussie Open

Former champions Maria Sharapova and Angelique Kerber turned on the style to sweep into the Australian Open second round today, but it was curtains for lanky Canadian Milos…

‘Cool Runnings’ revisited as Jamaican women qualify in bobsled

‘Cool Runnings’ revisited as Jamaican women qualify in bobsled

Kingston: A Jamaican women’s bobsled team have qualified for next month’s Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, 30 years after a men’s team from the Caribbean nation first made their…

Pakistan recover to set New Zealand target of 263

Pakistan recover to set New Zealand target of 263

Pakistan bounced back from a horror start to set New Zealand a competitive target of 263 in the fourth one-day international in Hamilton today. Mohammad Hafeez top scored…

India beat Papua New Guinea by 10 wickets in U-19 World Cup

India beat Papua New Guinea by 10 wickets in U-19 World Cup

India defeated Papua New Guinea by 10 wickets in a U-19 World Cup match here today. Brief Score: Papua New Guinea Under-19s: 64 allout in 21.5 overs (OL…

Injured Saha out, Karthik roped in for 3rd Test against SA

Injured Saha out, Karthik roped in for 3rd Test against SA

Indian wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha was today ruled out of the third and final Test against South Africa due to a hamstring injury and will be replaced by Dinesh…

Business

Diesel prices rise to record high, petrol at 3-yr peak

Diesel prices rise to record high, petrol at 3-yr peak

Diesel price rose to a record high of Rs 61.88 per litre in Delhi on Tuesday, as global oil rates continued…

India, Israel working on 5-yr co-op plan for agriculture, water

India, Israel working on 5-yr co-op plan for agriculture, water

Aiming to strengthen partnership in the farm sector, India and Israel said they are working on a five-year plan for cooperation…

RIL to invest Rs 5,000 cr in Bengal: Mukesh Ambani

RIL to invest Rs 5,000 cr in Bengal: Mukesh Ambani

Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) chairman Mukesh Ambani said his company will invest Rs 5,000 crore in West Bengal in businesses such…

WPI inflation eases to 3-month low of 3.58% in December

WPI inflation eases to 3-month low of 3.58% in December

Wholesale price-based inflation eased to a three-month low of 3.58 per cent in December 2017 as food prices softened, prompting the…

Aadhaar is ‘biometric lock’, a lesser-known security feature

Aadhaar is ‘biometric lock’, a lesser-known security feature

Long before it brought in an extra firewall for privacy with the proposed virtual IDs, the Aadhaar-issuing authority UIDAI had set…

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Automotive
Mercedes-Benz Launched New Services – – Mobilo Plus and Mobile Lite

Mercedes-Benz Launched New Services – – Mobilo Plus and Mobile Lite

Mercedes-Benz India Ltd has announced a new service to its customers, the Mobilo assistance service. There are two levels of the service – Mobilo Plus and Mobile…

Entertainment
I am not politically inclined, says Madhavan

I am not politically inclined, says Madhavan

R. Madhavan is happy that the two South superstars – Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan – are set to debut in politics, but the actor says he is…

Lifestyle
Bad Beauty Habits You Should Avoid Definitely

Bad Beauty Habits You Should Avoid Definitely

We have zeroed in on some of the worst skin care habits that should be avoided at any cost. These habits can have long-lasting negative effects on…

Women
Apple and Orange Punch Recipe

Apple and Orange Punch Recipe

Ingredients 8 Nos Cloves 6 Cups Apple Juice 1 Cinnamon Stick 1/4 tsp Nutmeg 1/4 Cup Honey 3 Tbsp Lemon Juice 1 1/4 Cups Pineapple Juice 1…

Local News
‘Second Show’ actor Sidhu R. Pillai found dead

‘Second Show’ actor Sidhu R. Pillai found dead

Malayalam actor Sidhu R. Pillai, son of Malayalam cinema producer PKR Pillai, was found dead in Goa. He was 27. Sidhu rose to popularity with his role…

Science and Tech
ISRO can deliver better with more resources: Kiran Kumar

ISRO can deliver better with more resources: Kiran Kumar

The Indian Space Research Organisation can do things at a much faster pace if given more resources, says the agency’s former Chairman AS Kiran Kumar. “Sometimes we…

Banking
Financial bids for all 12 large NPA accounts by Jan-end: SBI

Financial bids for all 12 large NPA accounts by Jan-end: SBI

Country’s largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) expects financial bidding process for resolution of 12 big stressed accounts to be over by the end of January,…

Jewellery
Red and White Austrian Diamond Studded Necklace Set

Red and White Austrian Diamond Studded Necklace Set

Description Add an instant style and glam to your look with this red and white Austrian diamond studded zinc based necklace set with adjustable cord. Matching pair…