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CPI initiates action against K.E Ismail

CPI initiates action against K.E Ismail

The Communist Party of India (CPI), the second largest partner in the ruling Left Democratic Front has decided to initiate disciplinary action against party national executive member K…

Hadiya case: SC refuses urgent hearing for in-camera proceedings

Hadiya case: SC refuses urgent hearing for in-camera proceedings

The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to accord urgent hearing on a plea filed by the father of a Kerala-based woman, who converted to Islam before marrying a…

SIT submits chargesheet in actress abduction case

SIT submits chargesheet in actress abduction case

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the actress abduction case submitted the chargesheet at the Angamaly court on Wednesday. The SIT has named 12 persons as accused in…

Gujarat polls: Hardik Patel announces support for Congress

Gujarat polls: Hardik Patel announces support for Congress

Patidar leader Hardik Patel declared his support for the Congress in the Gujarat elections next month and said the opposition party had accepted its demand for reservation for…

A.K Saseendran likely to return to cabinet

A.K Saseendran likely to return to cabinet

The Commission headed by retired judge P.S Antony which probed the sleaze allegations against the former transport minister A.K Saseendran have concluded that he was trapped by the…

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Violence against women the ‘baddest’ thing: Shah Rukh Khan

Violence against women the ‘baddest’ thing: Shah Rukh Khan

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan said the worst thing to happen in today’s age is any…

Kapil thanks Bachchan for lending his voice to ‘Firangi’

Kapil thanks Bachchan for lending his voice to ‘Firangi’

Amitabh Bachchan has lent his famous baritone voice to Kapil Sharma’s upcoming film “Firangi” and…

Gone through lot of struggle to join films: Shraddha

Gone through lot of struggle to join films: Shraddha

Panaji: She hails from a family full of popular actors and singers, but Shraddha Kapoor has…

Sports

No 6 is a flexible slot, says Wriddhiman

No 6 is a flexible slot, says Wriddhiman

At ease with the constant changes made to his batting position, Indian wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha today said the number six slot in the Indian batting line-up is a…

Cricket needs to grow to be an Olympic sport: Sehwag

Cricket needs to grow to be an Olympic sport: Sehwag

Former India opener Virender Sehwag feels cricket needs to played in more countries if the game has to make its way into the Olympics. The International Cricket Council…

Australia quicks ‘more nasty than Johnson’, says Smith

Australia quicks ‘more nasty than Johnson’, says Smith

Australia’s “scary” fast bowlers are “more nasty” than Mitchell Johnson, skipper Steve Smith said today, echoing repeated warnings to England ahead of the opening Ashes Test in Brisbane.…

Yuki makes winning start in Bengaluru Open

Yuki makes winning start in Bengaluru Open

Bengaluru: India’s top men singles player Yuki Bhambri continued his fine show and defeated compatriot Sriram N Balaji in straight sets to make an emphatic start to his…

FIFA bans three disgraced officials for life

FIFA bans three disgraced officials for life

FIFA’s ethics committee today slapped lifetime bans on three former world football executives who have all pleaded guilty to corruption charges in US courts. Rafael Esquivel, a former…

Kashyap reaches main draw of Hong Kong Open

Kashyap reaches main draw of Hong Kong Open

Kowloon: Commonwealth Games champion Parupalli Kashyap notched up twin wins in the qualifying round to reach the men’s singles main draw at the USD 400,000 Hong Kong Super…

British royal pays tribute to late Jana Novotna

British royal pays tribute to late Jana Novotna

British royal the Duchess of Kent has paid tribute to former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna following the Czech player’s death from cancer, saying the tournament “will not be…

A long-time dream realised, says Vijay Shankar

A long-time dream realised, says Vijay Shankar

A dream realised it might have been, but rookie Indian all-rounder Vijay Shankar said getting picked for the ongoing Test series against Sri Lanka has come as a…

Nadal and Tyson inspire rising Swede Elias Ymer

Nadal and Tyson inspire rising Swede Elias Ymer

Sweden’s emerging tennis player Elias Ymer, who is here for the ATP Bengaluru Open, draws inspiration from legendary Rafael Nadal and boxing great Mike Tyson. “In tennis, I…

Virat moves up to 5th spot in ICC Test rankings

Virat moves up to 5th spot in ICC Test rankings

India captain Virat Kohli has moved up a spot to be fifth in th latest ICC Test rankings for batsmen while teammate Ravindra Jadeja has slipped a place…

Business

Cabinet approves India’s membership for EBRD

Cabinet approves India’s membership for EBRD

The Union Cabinet approved India’s membership for European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), a move which will help it obtain…

Govt to bring in ordinance for changes in insolvency law

Govt to bring in ordinance for changes in insolvency law

The government will come out with an ordinance to make certain amendments to the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, Corporate Affairs Minister…

Centre may ban cheque books to push digital transaction

Centre may ban cheque books to push digital transaction

In a bid to boost digital transactions and create a cashless India, the Central government is likely to ban all cheque…

Toyota Kirloskar inks MoU with AP govt for Smart City project

Toyota Kirloskar inks MoU with AP govt for Smart City project

Andhra Pradesh government and Toyota Kirloskar Motor Private Limited on Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to undertake a feasibility study…

Nilekanis pledge to donate half of their wealth for philanthropy

Nilekanis pledge to donate half of their wealth for philanthropy

Infosys co-founder and Chairman Nandan Nilekani and his wife Rohini Nilekani have decided to pledge half of their wealth for philanthropy.…

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Japan-based Nissan loses ISO Certification

Japan-based Nissan loses ISO Certification

Nissan, reeling from recent revelations over improper vehicle inspections, said Wednesday that it had lost an internationally recognized certification — which indicates quality vehicle production management —…

Entertainment
Violence against women the ‘baddest’ thing: Shah Rukh Khan

Violence against women the ‘baddest’ thing: Shah Rukh Khan

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan said the worst thing to happen in today’s age is any form of violence against women. The 52-year-old actor attended the ‘Lalkaar Concert’…

Lifestyle
Benefits Of Guava Leaves For Hair Related Problems

Benefits Of Guava Leaves For Hair Related Problems

We’re letting you know about the effective ways in which you can use guava leaves to treat different hair problems. The most common hair-related problems are dandruff,…

Women
Causes Of Discoloration Of Skin During Pregnancy

Causes Of Discoloration Of Skin During Pregnancy

During pregnancy, a lot of women experience dark-coloured blotchy patches on their face and body. This condition is called Melasma or Chloasma. These dark patches are sometimes…

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‘Harivarasanam’ re-recording row: Trust alleges ‘conspiracy’

‘Harivarasanam’ re-recording row: Trust alleges ‘conspiracy’

A row has broken out over the move to re-record a devotional song played as a lullaby to Lord Ayyappa at the famed Sabarimala temple, with a…

Science and Tech
Violators refusing fine to pay additional cost: NGT

Violators refusing fine to pay additional cost: NGT

Any person refusing to pay environment compensation for causing air pollution would be slapped with an additional fine and served notice to appear before the National Green…

Banking
Federal Bank eyes MF business

Federal Bank eyes MF business

After a foray into the life insurance business and setting up of a NBFC subsidiary, Kerala-based Federal Bank is now looking at the mutual fund (MF) vertical…

Jewellery
Pearl and Stone Studded Earrings

Pearl and Stone Studded Earrings

Product Details Brass Based Set of Bangles made of Pearls and stones Enhanced with Stones and Beads Occasion: Party, Wedding Color: Maroon, White Type: Rings Work: American Diamonds, Contemporary,…