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AirAsia India to add Delhi to its network from May 21

AirAsia India to add Delhi to its network from May 21

Budget passenger carrier AirAsia’s Indian subsidiary on Monday said it will further expand its network by adding Delhi to it from May 21 next. According to the airline,…

Afghanistan rebuilding itself – with a little help from India

Afghanistan rebuilding itself – with a little help from India

As Afghanistan rebuilds its institutions, including in the fields of governance and education, after decades of war, Afghan officials say they have a lot to thank India for.…

Kerala launches campaign to end alcohol, drug abuse

Kerala launches campaign to end alcohol, drug abuse

The Kerala government on Sunday launched a major campaign “Subodham” to help people in the state overcome alcohol, drug and other substance abuse. The project was launched by…

‘India needs to resume medical, engineering scholarships to Afghan students’

‘India needs to resume medical, engineering scholarships to Afghan students’

India gives numerous scholarships to Afghan students every year to study humanities subjects but has discontinued for several years the practice of giving scholarships in applied sciences and…

Government to table copy of land ordinance in Lok Sabha Monday

Government to table copy of land ordinance in Lok Sabha Monday

With the government slated to table a copy of the land ordinance in the Lok Sabha on Monday, the house is expected to witness a stormy start as…

‘Indian, Pakistani fashion markets draw upon many similarities’

‘Indian, Pakistani fashion markets draw upon many similarities’

Many associate bold cuts, colours and patterns with Indian fashion whereas Pakistani designs are said to ooze with smart detailing and craftsmanship. However, both the markets are unique…

AIIMS doctor commits suicide, gay husband held

AIIMS doctor commits suicide, gay husband held

A 31-year-old doctor at AIIMS allegedly committed suicide by slitting her wrist with a sharp-edged object after her husband started mentally torturing her after she learnt that he…

New land bill will check distress migration, create jobs: Rural Development Minister Birender Singh

New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The new land bill will enable faster growth and check distress migration from rural areas by creating local employment, Rural Development Minister Birender…

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‘Indian, Pakistani fashion markets draw upon many similarities’

‘Indian, Pakistani fashion markets draw upon many similarities’

Many associate bold cuts, colours and patterns with Indian fashion whereas Pakistani designs are said…

Chair on Narayana Murthy set up at IIT-Madras

Chair on Narayana Murthy set up at IIT-Madras

Chennai, April 18 (IANS) Software major Infosys co-founder and IIT-Madras alumni Kris Gopalakrishnan on Saturday…

UP schools closed for Chandrasekhar’s birth anniversary

UP schools closed for Chandrasekhar’s birth anniversary

In what could be considered the resurrection of an erstwhile ‘Janata Parivar’ icon, schools in…

Out with the truth, demands Kolkata on Netaji’s death

Out with the truth, demands Kolkata on Netaji’s death

Angry and shocked over the alleged snooping on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’ family by successive…

Charlie Hebdo’s late editor’s book to be published

Charlie Hebdo’s late editor’s book to be published

Paris, April 16 (IANS) A book written by the late editor of French satirical weekly…

Lead India to high table of international community: President

Lead India to high table of international community: President

President Pranab Mukherjee called on the youth of the country to lead India to the…

Soldiers attain heaven, or enjoy the earth: Modi

Soldiers attain heaven, or enjoy the earth: Modi

Soldiers slain in battle “attain heavenly worlds” or in victory, “enjoy the earth”, Prime Minister…

Morgan Stanley sees ‘Achhe Din’ for India

Morgan Stanley sees ‘Achhe Din’ for India

With the rural wage growth coming down to a nine-year low at 5.5 percent this…

Indian-American Preet Bharara: World’s sheriff or ambitious manipulator?

Indian-American Preet Bharara: World’s sheriff or ambitious manipulator?

The enviable record of Wall Street’s Indian-American prosecutor Preet Bhrara, known in India for his…

Modi’s modernity vs saffron orthodoxy

Modi’s modernity vs saffron orthodoxy

Historian Ayesha Jalal has writen in her latest book, “The Struggle for Pakistan”, that “at…

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Entertainment

Nikita lands special song in ‘Paayam Puli’

Chennai, April 19 (IANS) Kannada actress Nikita Thukral has been roped in for a special folk number in Vishal Krishna Reddy-starrer Tamil actioner “Paayam Puli”. “We recently shot…

Dakota Fanning mistaken for Olsen twins

Dakota Fanning mistaken for Olsen twins

New York, April 19 (IANS) Actress Dakota Fanning says she often gets mistaken for one of the Olsen twins — celebrity twins Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen. The…

Salman Khan car crash: Man died due to car falling, says defence

Salman Khan car crash: Man died due to car falling, says defence

Giving a sensational twist to the ongoing re-trial of Bollywood actor Salman Khan in the accident case, his lawyer Shrikant Shivade on Friday argued that one of the…

Supermodel Alessandra Ambrosio hospitalised

Supermodel Alessandra Ambrosio hospitalised

Los Angeles, April 16 (IANS) Victoria’s Secret Angel Alessandra Ambrosio is recovering at a hospital here following a “medical procedure” after suffering “constant headaches”. The 34-year-old supermodel underwent…

Lifestyle

VISIT TO WESTERN EUROPE

VISIT TO WESTERN EUROPE

After concluding visits to India, The Hague and Iran today I begin a six day visit to Paris, Berlin and Brussels…

Kerala launches campaign to end alcohol, drug abuse

Kerala launches campaign to end alcohol, drug abuse

The Kerala government on Sunday launched a major campaign “Subodham” to help people in the state overcome alcohol, drug and other…

Sports

Tidemand leads 1-2 finish for Team MRF in motorsports

Tidemand leads 1-2 finish for Team MRF in motorsports

Whangarei (New Zealand), April 19 (IANS) Making their debut in the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC), the Swedish pair of Pontus Tidemand…

Diaspora

Kashmiri protester killed in firing, police admit lapse

Kashmiri protester killed in firing, police admit lapse

A teenager was killed in Kashmir during firing by security forces who battled stone pelting protesters on Saturday, the day hardliner separatist Yasin Malik and social activist…

Technology

Xi Jinping to unveil $45 billion investments in Pakistan

Xi Jinping to unveil $45 billion investments in Pakistan

Chinese President Xi Jinping, who is in Islamabad on a two-day state visit, will unveil a $45 billion investment plan that can help Pakistan end its chronic…

Health

Kerala launches campaign to end alcohol, drug abuse

Kerala launches campaign to end alcohol, drug abuse

The Kerala government on Sunday launched a major campaign “Subodham” to help people in the state overcome alcohol, drug and other substance abuse. The project was launched…

International Business

Xi Jinping to unveil $45 billion investments in Pakistan

Xi Jinping to unveil $45 billion investments in Pakistan

Chinese President Xi Jinping, who is in Islamabad on a two-day state visit, will unveil a $45 billion investment plan that can help Pakistan end its chronic…

Living

Bollywood Bowl: Movies & Cricket Hit It Off During Indian Premier League Season

Bollywood Bowl: Movies & Cricket Hit It Off During Indian Premier League Season

Since it began in 2008, the Indian Premier League cricket season has seen lines increasingly blurred between the sport and Bollywood, both of which are among the…

Interview

Peter Greste to address the National Press Club of Australia | About the ABC

Peter Greste to address the National Press Club of Australia | About the ABC

Australian Al Jazeera journalist, Peter Greste will address the National Press Club of Australia on Thursday, March 26. It will broadcast LIVE at 12:30pm AEDT on ABC…

Blogs

‘Indian, Pakistani fashion markets draw upon many similarities’

‘Indian, Pakistani fashion markets draw upon many similarities’

Many associate bold cuts, colours and patterns with Indian fashion whereas Pakistani designs are said to ooze with smart detailing and craftsmanship. However, both the markets are…