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Rahul Gandhi condoles R.K. Laxman’s death

Rahul Gandhi condoles R.K. Laxman’s death

New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Monday condoled the death of legendary cartoonist R.K. Laxman, saying “his loss will be mourned by the whole…

Obama, Modi bring mutual chemistry, action to business ties

Obama, Modi bring mutual chemistry, action to business ties

New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) India and the US Monday sought to give a new momentum to their business relations with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Barack…

Chai pe charcha moment in Modi, Obama talks

Chai pe charcha moment in Modi, Obama talks

New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) It was the “Chai pe Charcha” moment in Indian diplomacy. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, known for his innovative and more personal approach to…

Challenge now to negotiate plant price with US: Srinivasan

Chennai, Jan 25 (IANS) Senior nuclear scientist M.R.Srinivasan, welcoming the agreement reached between India and the US in the nuclear power field Sunday, said the challenge now is…

Obama’s presence at R-Day demonstrates growing ties: Mukherjee

Obama’s presence at R-Day demonstrates growing ties: Mukherjee

New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee said Sunday that the presence of US President Barack Obama at the Republic Day parade will demonstrate to the world…

US media sceptic about ‘breakthrough’ in n-deal

US media sceptic about ‘breakthrough’ in n-deal

Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) The US media Sunday reported with a degree of scepticism about President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi claiming a “breakthrough” on the…

Two killed, over dozen injured in Bihar court blast

Two killed, over dozen injured in Bihar court blast

Patna, Jan 23 (IANS) Two people — a woman and a police constable — were killed and more than a dozen injured in a bomb blast in a…

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Modi, Obama unveil steps for new high to business, trade ties

Modi, Obama unveil steps for new high to business, trade ties

New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) India-US business links were set for a quantum jump with…

Delhi turned fortress as Obama arrives for R-Day

Delhi turned fortress as Obama arrives for R-Day

New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Over 20,000 policemen guarded the US President Barack Obama and…

Actor Kota Srinivasa Rao gets Padma Shri

Actor Kota Srinivasa Rao gets Padma Shri

Chennai, Jan 25 (IANS) Veteran Telugu actor Kota Srinivasa Rao was Sunday named for the…

Bengal pays tribute to Netaji on 118th birth anniversary

Bengal pays tribute to Netaji on 118th birth anniversary

Kolkata, Jan 23 (IANS) West Bengal Governor K.N. Tripathi called the youth to draw inspiration…

Will get two-third majority in Delhi: Shah

Will get two-third majority in Delhi: Shah

New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah Wednesday said the…

Court discharges Sonia’s aide in assets case

Court discharges Sonia’s aide in assets case

New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Vincent George, a close aide of Congress president Sonia Gandhi,…

President launches polio immunization programme

President launches polio immunization programme

New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday launched a pulse polio immunization programme…

Kiran Walia to take on Kejriwal from New Delhi

Kiran Walia to take on Kejriwal from New Delhi

New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Congress leader Kiran Walia will take on former chief minister…

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Filmmaker Jahnu Barua conferred Padma Bhushan

Filmmaker Jahnu Barua conferred Padma Bhushan

New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Assamese director Jahnu Barua has been named for the Padma Bhushan honour, announced on the eve of the 66th Republic Day. He will…

Ambanis, Amitabh, Sachin invited for Obama banquet

Ambanis, Amitabh, Sachin invited for Obama banquet

New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Industrialists Anil and Mukesh Ambani, actor Amitabh Bachchan and cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar are among many celebrities invited for the ceremonial banquet to…

HC notice over no censor certificate to two films

HC notice over no censor certificate to two films

New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Delhi Court Wednesday issued notice to the central government and the censor board on two separate pleas challenging the refusal of certificate…

Too early to call us a couple: Karishma talks about Upen

Too early to call us a couple: Karishma talks about Upen

Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) The closeness of “Bigg Boss 8″ contestants Karishma Tanna and Upen Patel has become one of the talking points of this season of the…

Tyra Banks puts her NYC apartment on sale for $3.8 mn

Tyra Banks puts her NYC apartment on sale for $3.8 mn

Los Angeles, Jan 9 (IANS) Supermodel Tyra Banks has put her two-bedroom apartment on the market for a whopping $3.8 million. “The Next Top Model” hostess is hoping…

Lifestyle

Pakistani kebabs, Bangladeshi Hilsa big hits at Kolkata fair

Pakistani kebabs, Bangladeshi Hilsa big hits at Kolkata fair

Kolkata, Dec 30 (IANS) Grilled marinated chicken tikkas and smoking seekh kebabs from Pakistan and rice dishes from Bangladesh with Ilish…

Heart harvested in Bengaluru, transplanted in Chennai child

Heart harvested in Bengaluru, transplanted in Chennai child

Bengaluru, Dec 19 (IANS) The heart of a brain dead one year and 10-month-old infant was harvested here and flown to…

‘Meghalaya’s Khasi flute losing out to western music invasion’

‘Meghalaya’s Khasi flute losing out to western music invasion’

Flute is an eminentptart of tribal Khasi folklore, but the musical instrument is still struggling to gain momentum. Tribal Khasi flute…

Sports

HIL: Punjab Warriors beat UP Wizrads 3-2

HIL: Punjab Warriors beat UP Wizrads 3-2

Mohali, Jan 26 (IANS) Punjab Warriors registered their second victory in this year’s Hero Hockey India League (HIL), beating Uttar Pradesh Wizards 3-2 at the Hockey Stadium…

Diaspora

Six gecko lizards missing from Assam zoo

Six gecko lizards missing from Assam zoo

Guwahati, Nov 16 (IANS) Six endangered gecko lizards have gone missing from their cage at the Assam State Zoo here, officials said Sunday. Authorities at the zoo…

Technology

Ferrari appoints two new dealers in India

Ferrari appoints two new dealers in India

New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Italian super sports car manufacturer Ferrari Wednesday announced two new dealerships in India. “Ferrari has announced the appointment of two new dealers…

Health

Heart harvested in Bengaluru, transplanted in Chennai child

Heart harvested in Bengaluru, transplanted in Chennai child

Bengaluru, Dec 19 (IANS) The heart of a brain dead one year and 10-month-old infant was harvested here and flown to Chennai Friday by a special aircraft…

International Business

India’s spices exports rise by 32 percent

India’s spices exports rise by 32 percent

India’s spices exports jumped by 32 percent to $1.39 billion in the April-November period of the current financial year, according to data released by the Spices Board…

Living

‘Lakshaya…’ not made for entertainment: Niret Alva

‘Lakshaya…’ not made for entertainment: Niret Alva

 “Lakshaya: EK Living Planet” is not meant to entertain, but to educate and to create awareness about environmental issues, says its host Niret Alva. “Lakshaya: EK Living…

Interview

Irani stresses convergence of industry and academia

Irani stresses convergence of industry and academia

Greater Noida, Nov 20 (IANS) Stressing the need for greater convergence of industry and academia, Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani Thursday asked the Confederation of…

Blogs

Modi, Obama unveil steps for new high to business, trade ties

Modi, Obama unveil steps for new high to business, trade ties

New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) India-US business links were set for a quantum jump with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s assurance of “consistent policies” and “welcoming environment” leading…