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500 long distance trains to run quicker from November

500 long distance trains to run quicker from November

The Indian Railways will soon cut short the running time of over 500 long distance trains by up to two hours, a senior railway official said. The new…

Ranjit Kumar resigns as Solicitor General, cites ‘personal reasons’

Ranjit Kumar resigns as Solicitor General, cites ‘personal reasons’

Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar, the country’s second highest law officer, resigned on Friday for ‘personal reasons’. The office of Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad received his resignation letter.…

Now, Air India looks for Rs 1,500 cr short term loans

Now, Air India looks for Rs 1,500 cr short term loans

Disinvestment-bound Air India has sought proposals for short term loans worth Rs 1,500 crore to meet ‘urgent’ working capital needs, according to a document. This is the second…

Water level rises in major reservoirs

Water level rises in major reservoirs

The water level in 91 major reservoirs across the country has risen to 70 per cent of their total storage capacity from 68 per cent last week, the…

EC ‘authorised’ PM to announce Gujarat polls date: Chidambaram

EC ‘authorised’ PM to announce Gujarat polls date: Chidambaram

Congress leader P. Chidambaram criticised the Election Commission saying that by not announcing the Gujarat poll schedule, it has ‘authorised’ Prime Minister Narendra Modi to declare the dates…

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Ed Sheeran quits alcohol for speedy recovery

Ed Sheeran quits alcohol for speedy recovery

Ed Sheeran has sworn off alcohol for a speedy recovery after the singer broke his…

I knew enough to do more than I did: Tarantino on Weinstein

I knew enough to do more than I did: Tarantino on Weinstein

Director Quentin Tarantino has said he knew about Harvey Weinstein’s alleged sexual harassment towards a…

Morgan Freeman to play Colin Powell in biopic

Morgan Freeman to play Colin Powell in biopic

Veteran actor Morgan Freeman will star as Colin Powell in an independent biopic on the…

Sports

In-form India eye yet another Pakistan scalp

In-form India eye yet another Pakistan scalp

Dhaka: High on confidence following their impressive string of performances, an in-form India would look to maintain their unbeaten run when they take on arch-rivals Pakistan in their third…

Ghana face Mali in all-African quarterfinal

Ghana face Mali in all-African quarterfinal

Guwahati: With very little separating the two in strategy and technique, Ghana could count on their better defensive organisation against Mali in an all-African quarterfinal of the FIFA…

Hamilton title chase returns to track he’s dominated

Hamilton title chase returns to track he’s dominated

Lewis Hamilton usually feels at ease in the U.S. And why not? It’s pretty easy to be happy when he’s usually finishing first. Yet despite his commanding lead…

Prannoy stuns Chong Wei, Saina, Srikanth too reach quarters

Prannoy stuns Chong Wei, Saina, Srikanth too reach quarters

Odense: H S Prannoy recorded his second successive win over three-time Olympic silver medallist Lee Chong Wei, while Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth also registered contrasting wins to advance…

Lahiri starts with 68, lies 20th in CJ Cup in Korea

Lahiri starts with 68, lies 20th in CJ Cup in Korea

India’s Anirban Lahiri had a mixed outing with a three-under 69 card that put him at a modest tied 20th spot at the end of the first round…

Sindhu crashes out of Denmark Open, Saina knocks out Marin

Sindhu crashes out of Denmark Open, Saina knocks out Marin

Odense: Olympic and World Championship silver medallist shuttler P V Sindhu suffered a shock straight game defeat against Chen Yufei of China in the opening round to crash out…

Lankan cricket team security assured in Lahore: Pakistan FS

Lankan cricket team security assured in Lahore: Pakistan FS

Colombo: Sri Lanka should not entertain any fears over its cricket team visiting Lahore, Pakistan’s Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua has said. “We are glad that Sri Lanka has decided…

Taylor, Jarvis to resume Test careers for Zimbabwe vs. WI

Taylor, Jarvis to resume Test careers for Zimbabwe vs. WI

Zimbabwe coach Heath Streak says returning players Brendan Taylor and Kyle Jarvis have already made a positive impact on the team even before the first Test against West…

Rio 2016 head Nuzman to be released from jail

Rio 2016 head Nuzman to be released from jail

Carlos Nuzman, the head of last year’s Rio de Janeiro Olympics, will be released from jail after a top court decision. The 75-year-old Nuzman was arrested two weeks…

Neymar injury helped us in 2014 WC: German FA official

Neymar injury helped us in 2014 WC: German FA official

Three years after humiliating hosts Brazil 7-1 in the FIFA World Cup semi-final, German Football Association vice-president Hans-Dieter Drewitz said the absence of an injured Neymar helped his…

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Now, Air India looks for Rs 1,500 cr short term loans

Now, Air India looks for Rs 1,500 cr short term loans

Disinvestment-bound Air India has sought proposals for short term loans worth Rs 1,500 crore to meet ‘urgent’ working capital needs, according…

HTC confirms new ‘U’ series smartphone

HTC confirms new ‘U’ series smartphone

HTC is gearing up to for an event on November 2, where it is expected to unveil the U11 smartphone. The…

Old private Southern banks like Federal, LVB set for better times

Old private Southern banks like Federal, LVB set for better times

The South-based mid-sized private sector lenders are poised to see accelerated earnings growth going ahead as their asset quality ratios have…

Reliance Jio hikes 84-day plan to Rs 459

Reliance Jio hikes 84-day plan to Rs 459

Reliance Jio has marginally increased the prices of some popular mobile tariff plans. The telco’s most popular plan of Rs 399…

Maruti Dzire achieves 1 lakh sales mark in 5 months

Maruti Dzire achieves 1 lakh sales mark in 5 months

Maruti Suzuki India said that the all-new version of its compact sedan Dzire has crossed one lakh unit sales milestone in…

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Honda Cub crossed 100 million production units

Honda Cub crossed 100 million production units

Cumulative global production of Honda Motor Co.’s Super Cub scooter topped 100 million units this month, 59 years after its sales started in 1958, 10 years after…

Entertainment
Ed Sheeran quits alcohol for speedy recovery

Ed Sheeran quits alcohol for speedy recovery

Ed Sheeran has sworn off alcohol for a speedy recovery after the singer broke his right arm in a cycling accident recently. The 26-year-old musician has also…

Lifestyle
Lose Weight Using Aloe Vera and Amla

Lose Weight Using Aloe Vera and Amla

Aloe vera and amla juice are known to be Ayurvedic powerhouses. They are choked with tons of minerals and vitamins that help eliminate many diseases together. Amla…

Women
Curd Face Packs For Different Skin Problems

Curd Face Packs For Different Skin Problems

Curd is always a good remedy to reduce heat of scorching sun rays during summer. But today, it can also add to the list of your beauty…

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Ordinance to implement ‘Ease of doing Business’ in Kerala

Ordinance to implement ‘Ease of doing Business’ in Kerala

The CPI(M)-led LDF government in Kerala decided to promulgate an ordinance under its policy of ‘Ease of Doing Business’ for getting clearance to start industries from different…

Science and Tech
HTC confirms new ‘U’ series smartphone

HTC confirms new ‘U’ series smartphone

HTC is gearing up to for an event on November 2, where it is expected to unveil the U11 smartphone. The company took to Twitter to post…

Banking
Old private Southern banks like Federal, LVB set for better times

Old private Southern banks like Federal, LVB set for better times

The South-based mid-sized private sector lenders are poised to see accelerated earnings growth going ahead as their asset quality ratios have peaked out and loan growth is…

Jewellery
Bangle Set in Golden and White

Bangle Set in Golden and White

Product Details Seal the wedding testament wearing this Stone Studded Bangle Set in Golden and White. The base metal is Brass. The set comprises 98 bangles. Occasion: Wedding Color:…