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SC to hear pleas challenging ‘triple talaq’ on May 11

SC to hear pleas challenging ‘triple talaq’ on May 11

The Supreme Court on Thursday fixed May 11 for commencement of hearing on pleas challenging the validity of ‘triple talaq’, ‘nikah halala’ and polygamy practices among Muslims. A…

77-yr-old man dies after jumping off 8th floor of HC building

77-yr-old man dies after jumping off 8th floor of HC building

A septuagenarian died on Thursday after he jumped off the eighth floor of the Kerala High Court building, police said. They said the man, identified as Johnson (77)…

India using Kashmir to oppose Silk Road project: Chinese Media

India using Kashmir to oppose Silk Road project: Chinese Media

India sees China’s Silk Road initiative as a geopolitical competition and is using the Kashmir issue as an ‘unfounded excuse’ to oppose the ambitious project, Chinese state media…

Anita Dube to be curator for 4th edition of KMB

Anita Dube to be curator for 4th edition of KMB

Anita Dube, a contemporary artist, was announced as the curator for the fourth edition of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB) beginning December 2018. The announcement was made by Culture…

52 injured as eight bogies of Mahakaushal Express derail

52 injured as eight bogies of Mahakaushal Express derail

Fifty-two passengers were injured, 10 of them seriously, as eight bogies of the Jabalpur-Nizamuddin Mahakaushal Express derailed om Thursday early morning in neighbouring Mahoba district in Uttar Pradesh.…

Entertainment

Akshay perfect to portray my father onscreen: Tulsi

Akshay perfect to portray my father onscreen: Tulsi

Music mogul Gulshan Kumar’s life is all set to get a cinematic treatment and singer…

Poster of Nawazuddin’s ‘Babumoshai Bandookbaaz’ released

Poster of Nawazuddin’s ‘Babumoshai Bandookbaaz’ released

Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui has unveiled the first teaser poster of his next “Babumoshai Bandookbaaz”. The…

Neeraj and I can relate to each other: Manoj Bajpayee

Neeraj and I can relate to each other: Manoj Bajpayee

He is reuniting with his frequent collaborator Neeraj Pandey for “Naam Shabana” and actor Manoj…

Sports

Saurav Ghosal enters Montreal Open semis

Saurav Ghosal enters Montreal Open semis

India’s top men’s squash player Saurav Ghosal has entered the semi-finals of the Montreal Open, a PSA world tour event, in Montreal. According to information received here, Ghosal…

No issues between Dhoni and myself, says Smith

No issues between Dhoni and myself, says Smith

Steve Smith on Thursday said there is no bad blood between him and Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who was replaced by the Australian as skipper of the Pune Supergiant…

BCCI to release IPL match funds before start of League

BCCI to release IPL match funds before start of League

Remodelling the IPL payment method, the Committee of Administrators (CoA) on Thursday agreed to release match funds to state associations before they host their first match. As per…

Mourinho ‘totally against’ international friendlies

Mourinho ‘totally against’ international friendlies

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says he is “totally against” international friendlies following injuries to key central defenders Chris Smalling and Phil Jones on England duty. Mourinho expects…

IPL a good platform for young domestic players like me: Basil

IPL a good platform for young domestic players like me: Basil

Kerala pacer Basil Thampi, who was picked up by Gujarat Lions for IPL-10, feels that being a part of this T20 tournament is a big opportunity for young…

Hodge apologises for comments against Virat

Hodge apologises for comments against Virat

Former Australia all-rounder Brad Hodge apologised for his comments that India captain Virat Kohli pulled out of the series-deciding Dharamsala Test to save his IPL campaign. Kohli had…

Virat says friendship comment was ‘blown out of proportion’

Virat says friendship comment was ‘blown out of proportion’

India captain Virat Kohli on Thursday claimed his comment on friendship with the Australian team was ‘blown out of proportion’ and he continues to be on good terms…

Winning Events More Satisfying Than Being World No. 1: Saina Nehwal

Winning Events More Satisfying Than Being World No. 1: Saina Nehwal

A former world number one, Saina Nehwal on Thursday said she is not worried about regaining the numero uno status as winning tournaments is “more satisfying” for the…

India Open 2017: PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal Storm Into Second Round

India Open 2017: PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal Storm Into Second Round

Olympic medallists P V Sindhu and Saina Nehwal made a resounding start to their women’s singles campaign but it was Sameer Verma who hogged the limelight with a…

Don’t expect series against India, cricketers tell PCB

Don’t expect series against India, cricketers tell PCB

Pakistan’s cricketers, past and present, have told the PCB not to expect the BCCI to schedule any bilateral series with the country in the near future. Told about…

Business

Auto industry reacts to Supreme Court’s ban on BS-III vehicles

Auto industry reacts to Supreme Court’s ban on BS-III vehicles

The Supreme Court upheld the deadline for the transition to BS-IV, ruling that sale or registration of BS III vehicles will…

Lok Sabha passes GST supplementary bills

Lok Sabha passes GST supplementary bills

The historic Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime came a step closer on Wednesday to meet its July 1 target of…

Tata Tigor subcompact sedan launched in India; prices start at Rs 4.70 lakh

Tata Tigor subcompact sedan launched in India; prices start at Rs 4.70 lakh

The Tata Tigor subcompact sub 4-metre sedan has been finally launched in India. The new sedan comes with both diesel and…

GST rates will have no inflationary impact: Minister

GST rates will have no inflationary impact: Minister

Allaying apprehension of spike in prices of goods and commodities after the roll out of the GST, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley…

SBI to raise stake in SBI Card to 74% by June-end

SBI to raise stake in SBI Card to 74% by June-end

The country’s largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) said it will increase its stake in SBI Card to 74 per…

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Automotive
Auto industry reacts to Supreme Court’s ban on BS-III vehicles

Auto industry reacts to Supreme Court’s ban on BS-III vehicles

The Supreme Court upheld the deadline for the transition to BS-IV, ruling that sale or registration of BS III vehicles will not be allowed from 1 April,…

Entertainment
Akshay perfect to portray my father onscreen: Tulsi

Akshay perfect to portray my father onscreen: Tulsi

Music mogul Gulshan Kumar’s life is all set to get a cinematic treatment and singer Tulsi Kumar says Akshay Kumar is the perfect choice to play her…

Lifestyle
Drinking Tea Provide Valuable Health Benefits

Drinking Tea Provide Valuable Health Benefits

1.Rich in Antioxidants Tea is rich in naturally occurring plant compounds called polyphenols, which can account for up to 30 percent of the dry leaf weight of…

Women
5 Times You Should Stop Drinking Water

5 Times You Should Stop Drinking Water

Usually, you can’t go wrong with H2O. It keeps us hydrated(obviously), helps us avoid overeating, and could even burn extra calories. But, like with many of your…

Local News
Trial essential in SNC Lavalin case: CBI informs HC

Trial essential in SNC Lavalin case: CBI informs HC

The CBI on Monday argued before the Kerala High Court that a trial was must to prove the conspiracy in giving the contract to revamp the power…

Science and Tech
BSNL offers 1 GB free data to its non internet users

BSNL offers 1 GB free data to its non internet users

State-owned telecom corporation Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd said it will offer 1 GB of free data to smartphone users who have a BSNL connection but are not…

Banking
SBI to raise stake in SBI Card to 74% by June-end

SBI to raise stake in SBI Card to 74% by June-end

The country’s largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) said it will increase its stake in SBI Card to 74 per cent by end of June. “Stake…

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American Diamond Gold Plated Jhumkas

American Diamond Gold Plated Jhumkas

Description Classy and stylish, this pair of earrings is the perfect addition to your jewelry collection.It can blend perfectly with any dress and can be worn on…