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15.6 million abortions a year in India: Study

15.6 million abortions a year in India: Study

One in three of 48.1 million pregnancies in India ended in an abortion, according to the country’s first large-scale study on abortions and unintended pregnancies that accounted for…

6 sentenced to death in suspected ‘honour’ killing of Dalit man

6 sentenced to death in suspected ‘honour’ killing of Dalit man

Six persons were sentenced to death by a court in Tirupur in Tuesday in connection with the suspected honour killing of a 22-year old Dalit man in full…

Not ‘much headway’ made in Rajiv murder conspiracy probe: SC

Not ‘much headway’ made in Rajiv murder conspiracy probe: SC

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said the CBI-led investigation in the larger conspiracy behind the assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi does not appear to have achieved…

Accused found guilty in Jisha murder case

Accused found guilty in Jisha murder case

A court in Kochi on Tuesday found a migrant labourer from Assam guilty of raping and murdering a 30-year- old Dalit law student in Kerala last year. Ernakulam…

Three killed as tourist bus plunges into river in Kannur

Three killed as tourist bus plunges into river in Kannur

Three persons, including a woman and her son, were killed when the tourist bus they were travelling in went out of control, and fell into the nearby Peringathur…

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Priyanka Chopra receives Mother Teresa Memorial award

Priyanka Chopra receives Mother Teresa Memorial award

Actor Priyanka Chopra has been honoured with this year’s Mother Teresa Memorial award for social…

Rajinikanth turns 67; ‘Kaala’ second poster out

Rajinikanth turns 67; ‘Kaala’ second poster out

Superstar Rajinikanth turned 67 on Tuesday. The fans got a wonderful surprise as the makers…

Violence is not the way: Aamir on ‘Padmavati’

Violence is not the way: Aamir on ‘Padmavati’

Everyone has a right to protest but violence is not the way, says Bollywood star…

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I have the game to play for India, says 18-year-old Sundar

I have the game to play for India, says 18-year-old Sundar

All of 18, Washington Sundar says an unflinching belief in his game has helped him break into the Indian team. Not so long ago Sundar flunked the Yo-Yo…

India’s tour game in South Africa cancelled

India’s tour game in South Africa cancelled

India’s two-day tour game ahead of their three-match Test series in South Africa has been cancelled, Cricket South Africa (CSA) said. The Indians have instead, as per CSA,…

Hurt and embarrassed, India seek revenge in Mohali

Hurt and embarrassed, India seek revenge in Mohali

Handed an embarrassing defeat in the inaugural ODI, a wounded India would look to get even against an inspired Sri Lanka in a do-or-die second match, here in…

Sindhu, Srikanth eye maiden Dubai Super Series Final title

Sindhu, Srikanth eye maiden Dubai Super Series Final title

Dubai: Top shuttlers P V Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth would be aiming for a great finale to what has been a good year for Indian badminton when they take…

Former football captain Gurdev Singh Gill felicitated

Former football captain Gurdev Singh Gill felicitated

Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore today felicitated former Indian football captain Gurdev Singh Gill for his contribution to the sport. The minister presented Gill, who missed the felicitation…

David Beckham sure Brooklyn will go wrong with his tattoos

David Beckham sure Brooklyn will go wrong with his tattoos

Former professional footballer David Beckham says his eldest son Brooklyn will commit some mistakes when it comes to his body art. The 42-year-old sportsperson says he is glad…

Sindhu opens campaign against Bingjiao in Dubai Finals

Sindhu opens campaign against Bingjiao in Dubai Finals

Rio Olympic silver medallist shuttler P V Sindhu will begin her campaign against lower ranked Hi Bingjiao of China in the womens singles event of the season- ending…

I am not God of football: Maradona after unveiling statue

I am not God of football: Maradona after unveiling statue

Maradona and modesty dont sit well together but the Argentine legend today called himself a “simple footballer” and not the god of football as his admirers watched, joyfully…

Afghanistan to play first Test in India, BCCI ignores Pakistan

Afghanistan to play first Test in India, BCCI ignores Pakistan

New Delhi: The BCCI rolled out the red carpet for war-ravaged Afghanistan by agreeing to host the country’s maiden Test match but chose to cold-shoulder a cricket-starved Pakistan in…

Gambhir’s 95 guides Delhi to Ranji semis

Gambhir’s 95 guides Delhi to Ranji semis

Vijaywada: The seasoned Gautam Gambhir struck a fine 95 and powered Delhi to the semi-finals of the Ranji Trophy following a seven-wicket victory over Madhya Pradesh here. Delhi will…

Business

Govt considering developing own civilian aircraft: Official

Govt considering developing own civilian aircraft: Official

The government is considering manufacturing civilian aircraft and would like to move ahead with the plan “very fast”, a civil aviation…

EPFO advises members against fully withdrawing funds

EPFO advises members against fully withdrawing funds

Retirement fund body EPFO advised subscribers not to completely withdraw funds for petty reasons, saying they will lose out on the…

India is right candidate for differential treatment by WTO: Minister

India is right candidate for differential treatment by WTO: Minister

Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu asserted that India is the right candidate for special and differential treatment by the WTO,…

Govt in talks with Singapore for cruise connectivity: Gadkari

Govt in talks with Singapore for cruise connectivity: Gadkari

Keen on promoting cruise tourism on a mega scale, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said talks are on with Singapore for cruise…

Ducati launches Scrambler Mach 2.0 at Rs 8.52 lakh

Ducati launches Scrambler Mach 2.0 at Rs 8.52 lakh

Italian superbike maker Ducati launched Scrambler Mach 2.0 in India priced at Rs 8.52 lakh (ex-showroom). The bike features a paint…

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Volvo XC60 Launched in India for Rs 55.90 lakhs

Volvo XC60 Launched in India for Rs 55.90 lakhs

The all-new Volvo XC60 has been launched in India for Rs 55.90 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi). The newly launched SUV is available in a single ‘Inscription’ variant. The…

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Priyanka Chopra receives Mother Teresa Memorial award

Priyanka Chopra receives Mother Teresa Memorial award

Actor Priyanka Chopra has been honoured with this year’s Mother Teresa Memorial award for social justice. Priyanka received the award for her contribution towards lending her support…

Lifestyle
Health Benefits Of Curry Leaves Tea

Health Benefits Of Curry Leaves Tea

Tea prepared from curry leaves has been used for centuries to treat various ailments, ranging from morning sickness to diabetes. Health benefits of curry leaves: 1 Curry…

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Noodle Salad Recipe

Noodle Salad Recipe

INGREDIENTS Kaffir lime leaves (from supermarkets and oriental food stores) – 8 Blocks egg noodle – 4 tbsp Sesame oil – 4 tbsp Red peppers, deseeded and…

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Kerala Ministers visit proposed ‘Neelakurinji’ sanctuary area

Kerala Ministers visit proposed ‘Neelakurinji’ sanctuary area

A three-member team of Kerala Ministers visited areas that would fall under the proposed Neelakurinji sanctuary near Munnar in Idukki district to elicit the views and allay…

Science and Tech
Xiaomi Redmi 5 launched with 5.7-inch display

Xiaomi Redmi 5 launched with 5.7-inch display

Xiaomi came out with the next generation of its budget smartphones – Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus – at a launch event in China. The new…

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RBI takes to SMSes, missed-call helpline against prize frauds

RBI takes to SMSes, missed-call helpline against prize frauds

Taking the fight to the arena used by fraudsters promising prize money from the RBI, the central bank has itself launched an SMS campaign and a ‘missed-call’…

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American Diamond Necklace With RedStone

American Diamond Necklace With RedStone

Product Highlights Alloy based necklace set in red and white This piece is adorned with american diamonds This necklace is enclosed with chain Accompanied by a matching…