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Satya Nadella pitches for poor; unveils tech for semi-skilled

Satya Nadella pitches for poor; unveils tech for semi-skilled

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on Wednesday made a strong case for using digital technologies to empower the common man and launched a slew of India-centric initiatives, including a…

Kerala budget to be presented on March 3

Kerala budget to be presented on March 3

The 15-day long fourth session of the 14th Kerala Legislative Assembly will begin on Thursday with the address of Governor Justice (Ret) P. Sathasivam. The harassment of a…

Guidelines needed for rehabilitation of mentally ill: SC

Guidelines needed for rehabilitation of mentally ill: SC

The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Centre to frame guidelines for rehabilitation of persons who have been cured of their mental illness, observing that the issue was…

No plans to introduce Rs 1,000 notes: Shaktikanta Das

No plans to introduce Rs 1,000 notes: Shaktikanta Das

The government has no plans to introduce Rs 1,000 notes and the focus is on increasing production of lower denomination currencies, Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das said. He…

Major fire breaks out at SM Street in Kozhikode

Major fire breaks out at SM Street in Kozhikode

At least 15 shops were gutted as fire broke out at the SM Street (‘Mittai Theruvu’) in Kerala’s Kozhikode district on Wednesday. The fire reportedly broke out in…

Entertainment

Feeling blessed: Huma on response to ‘The Viceroy’s House’

Feeling blessed: Huma on response to ‘The Viceroy’s House’

Actress Huma Qureshi, who is making her international film debut with Gurinder Chadha’s The Viceroy’s…

Kyle Chandler joins ‘Godzilla’ sequel

Kyle Chandler joins ‘Godzilla’ sequel

Actor Kyle Chandler is set to star in “Godzilla” sequel. “Godzilla: King of the Monsters,”…

Clooney plans to be ‘more responsible’ after welcoming twins

Clooney plans to be ‘more responsible’ after welcoming twins

Hollywood star George Clooney says he is planning to be “much more responsible” after welcoming…

Sports

Mithali, Harmanpreet in top-10 of ICC rankings

Mithali, Harmanpreet in top-10 of ICC rankings

India’s one day captain Mithali Raj and top batter Harmanpreet Kaur were placed 2nd and 10th in the ICC batswomen’s rankings released after the World Cup qualifier that…

It’s not right time to pass judgment on my captaincy: Kohli

It’s not right time to pass judgment on my captaincy: Kohli

Virat Kohli today said it was too early to pass a judgment on his captaincy but insisted he has become a better batsman after assuming the leadership role…

Smith rejects Harbhajan’s taunt, says can compete against India

Smith rejects Harbhajan’s taunt, says can compete against India

Steven Smith rejected former India off-spinner Harbhajan Singh’s assertion that the touring Australian squad for the four-Test series against Virat Kohli’s men was a weakling and said that…

Buoyant India take on aggressive Australia in series opener

Buoyant India take on aggressive Australia in series opener

On a fairytale 19-match unbeaten streak, India would seek extension of their incredible dominance on home turf when they clash against an aggressive Australia in the four-Test series,…

Messi promotes hepatitis C treatment in Egypt

Messi promotes hepatitis C treatment in Egypt

Argentinian football star Lionel Messi was in Egypt as the face of an initiative to promote the North African country as a medical tourism destination for hepatitis C…

Shooters impress new rifle coach, final range not quite

Shooters impress new rifle coach, final range not quite

They may not have been setting the stage ablaze in recent times but newly-appointed rifle foreign coach Oleg Mikhailov feels Indian shooters are among the “best in the…

Tokyo governor warns of spiralling 2020 Olympics costs

Tokyo governor warns of spiralling 2020 Olympics costs

Tokyo’s governor has warned that the bill for the city’s 2020 Olympics could yet spiral out of control despite exhaustive efforts to rein in runaway costs. Governor Yuriko…

Indian eves win ICC World Cup Qualifier finals

Indian eves win ICC World Cup Qualifier finals

Harmanpreet Kaur blasted a six in the penultimate delivery to power India to a one-wicket win over South Africa in a last-ball thriller at the ICC Women’s World…

Mohun Bagan held by Club Valencia in AFC Cup play-off

Mohun Bagan held by Club Valencia in AFC Cup play-off

Mohun Bagan squandered a one-goal advantage midway into the second half, playing out a 1-1 draw with Club Valencia of Maldives in their 2017 AFC Cup South Zone…

Virat an Intense Cricketer Who Thrives on Responsibility, Says Harbhajan

Virat an Intense Cricketer Who Thrives on Responsibility, Says Harbhajan

Ace off-spinner Harbhajan Singh termed Indian captain Virat Kohli as “an intense cricketer” who thrives on . “Virat (Kohli) is a very intense cricketer. He likes to take…

Business

I-T to go easy on up to Rs 5 lakh deposits by 70-plus people

I-T to go easy on up to Rs 5 lakh deposits by 70-plus people

The tax department will not carry out any further verification for cash deposits up to Rs 5 lakh made by people…

Land Rover introduces new Range Rover Velar SUV

Land Rover introduces new Range Rover Velar SUV

Land Rover has revealed the latest addition to the Range Rover family – Velar. The British carmaker will induct the fourth…

No plans to introduce Rs 1,000 notes: Shaktikanta Das

No plans to introduce Rs 1,000 notes: Shaktikanta Das

The government has no plans to introduce Rs 1,000 notes and the focus is on increasing production of lower denomination currencies,…

Enhance shareholder value: Chandrasekaran to employees

Enhance shareholder value: Chandrasekaran to employees

Taking over the reins of USD 103 billion Tata Group, Natarajan Chandrasekaran called for more rigour in capital allocation so as…

BS-IV Compliant TVS Wego launched in India at Rs 50,434

BS-IV Compliant TVS Wego launched in India at Rs 50,434

TVS Motor Company has introduced the 2017 Wego scooter with BS IV compliance in the country, priced at Rs 50,434 (ex-showroom, Delhi).…

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Indian Roadmaster Classic Unveiled In USA

Indian Roadmaster Classic Unveiled In USA

Indian Motorcycles has launched the 2017 Roadmaster Classic in USA at a starting price of $ 26,999 (RS 18.08 lakh). It is the latest addition to Indian’s…

Entertainment
Feeling blessed: Huma on response to ‘The Viceroy’s House’

Feeling blessed: Huma on response to ‘The Viceroy’s House’

Actress Huma Qureshi, who is making her international film debut with Gurinder Chadha’s The Viceroy’s House, is elated with the response the project is getting in London.…

Lifestyle
Reasons Behind Your Spouse Avoid You

Reasons Behind Your Spouse Avoid You

Marriage is always a culmination of happy and sad moments. There are days when you love your spouse to the core and then there are days when…

Women
Sweet Rice Recipe

Sweet Rice Recipe

Ingredients Cooked Rice – 7 cups (cooled) Sugar – 1½ cups Cinnamon – 2-4 sticks Bay leaves – 2 Cloves – 2-4 Ghee – 4 tbsp Saffron…

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Poojappura Central Prison to open beauty salon for public

Poojappura Central Prison to open beauty salon for public

Inmates at a central prison in Thiruvananthapuram will don the garb of beauticians soon. The venture is part of the state prison department’s various rehabilitation programmes for…

Science and Tech
Satya Nadella pitches for poor; unveils tech for semi-skilled

Satya Nadella pitches for poor; unveils tech for semi-skilled

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on Wednesday made a strong case for using digital technologies to empower the common man and launched a slew of India-centric initiatives, including…

Banking
Ahead of merger with SBI, associate SBT to raise up to Rs 600 cr

Ahead of merger with SBI, associate SBT to raise up to Rs 600 cr

Ahead of its proposed merger with parent SBI, State Bank of Travancore (SBT) will raise up to Rs 600 crore to shore up additional tier-I capital by…

Jewellery
Stone Studded Necklace set in Royal Blue and White

Stone Studded Necklace set in Royal Blue and White

Description Complete your party ensemble with this Stone Studded Necklace Set in Royal Blue, Golden and White.Adorned with Artificial Pearl and Beads.   It is accompanied by a…