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Clean India Mission beyond politics: Modi

Wielding the broom, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched the country's biggest-ever cleanliness drive that is expected to cost over Rs 62,000 crore, asserting that the 'Swachh Bharat' mission is 'beyond politics' and inspired by patriotism. Reuters file photo

Wielding the broom, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched the country's biggest-ever cleanliness drive that is expected to cost over Rs 62,000 crore...

Video shows handler thrashing chained jumbos at Mysore zoo

The screen grab of a video filmed by a tourist shows an  elephant being thrashed by a keeper at the Mysore zoo on  September 27.

A video shot by a tourist at the Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens here and uploaded on YouTube shows a zookeeper angrily thrashing two chained elephants.

Nation pays homage to Mahatma Gandhi on 145th birth anniversary

The nation today remembered Mahatma Gandhi on his 145th birth anniversary with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other leaders paying floral tributes at his memorial here. DH file photo

The nation today remembered Mahatma Gandhi on his 145th birth anniversary with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other leaders paying floral tributes...

Maha to see Modi, Sonia Gandhi, celeb MPs as star campaigners

Congress star campaigners include its president Sonia Gandhi, former PM Manmohan Singh, vice president Rahul Gandhi, leader in the Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and MP Jyotiraditya Scindia. PTI file photo

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress President Sonia Gandhi are among the star campaigners who will criss cross the length and breadth...

In 'Umbrella Revolution,' China confronts limits of its power

A protester raises his umbrellas in front of tear gas which was fired by riot police to disperse protesters blocking the main street to the financial Central district outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong. Reuters photo

In the heart of Mong Kok, one of the most densely populated districts on earth, an abandoned Hong Kong police van is enveloped...

Business

Car makers report good domestic sales in Sept

As the auto industry continuing on the revival mode, major car makers including Maruti Suzuki, Hyundai, Honda, Toyota and M&M on Wednesday reported good domestic sales growth in September ahead of the festive season / PTI Photo

As the auto industry continuing on the revival mode, major car makers including Maruti Suzuki, Hyundai, Honda, Toyota and M&M on Wednesday reported good domestic sales growth in September ahead of the festive season.

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State IISc student gets perfect GRE score

Bangalore boy Aditya Hebbar has achieved the rare feat of securing a perfect score in the Graduate Record Examination (GRE).

Bangalore boy Aditya Hebbar has achieved the rare feat of securing a perfect score in the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). Very few students from India...

Sports

Sarita Devi matter lands in OCA doorsteps

The organising committee of Asian Games today said that Indian boxer L Sarita Devi's refusal to accept her bronze medal during the ceremony was 'regretful and against the spirit of sportsmanship' and the matter has now landed in the doorsteps of Olympic Council of Asia. AP photo

Pugilist Satish Kumar settles for bronze

Indian pugilist Satish Kumar won a bronze in the Super Heavyweight...

Holders India stay on course for double gold in kabaddi

Defending champions India stayed on course for double gold...

Injured Rohit set to miss West Indies limited-overs leg

Recovering from a shoulder injury, Indian batsman Rohit Sharma...

India, Pakistan tussle for yellow metal

Sparks are set to fly on Thursday when old rivals India and Pakistan...

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Nokia India Sales Marketing Director Raghuvesh Swarup launches the new Nokia Lumia ...

Nokia India Sales Marketing Director Raghuvesh Swarup launches the new Nokia Lumia ...

India's Mary Kom is lifted by her coach after she won the gold in women's flyweight boxing ...

India's Mary Kom is lifted by her coach after she won the gold in women's flyweight boxing ...

Bollywood actress Sushmita Sen attends the Durga Puja celebrations in Mumbai ...

Bollywood actress Sushmita Sen attends the Durga Puja celebrations in Mumbai ...

A huge statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Bengaluru a day before its inauguration ...

A huge statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Bengaluru a day before its inauguration ...

Silver medal winner India's Tintu Luka poses at the podium during the medal ceremony ...

Silver medal winner India's Tintu Luka poses at the podium during the medal ceremony ...

Boxer Mary Kom kisses shares a moment with her kid after winning the gold medal ...

Boxer Mary Kom kisses shares a moment with her kid after winning the gold medal ...

Damaged coaches after Krishak Express and Barauni Express collided near Gorakhpur ...

Damaged coaches after Krishak Express and Barauni Express collided near Gorakhpur ...

India's boxer Sarita cries at the podium after refusing to accept the bronze medal ...

India's boxer Sarita cries at the podium after refusing to accept the bronze medal ...

People look at the damaged coaches after Krishak Express and Barauni Express collided ...

People look at the damaged coaches after Krishak Express and Barauni Express collided ...

Indian tennis legend and global ambassador of the sport, Vijay Amritraj addressing during ...

Indian tennis legend and global ambassador of the sport, Vijay Amritraj addressing during ...

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The colours of diversity

Grand: The Durga 'pandal' at RBANMS Grounds. dh photos by bh shivakumar

The City is filled with vibrance as every community is involved in celebrating Dasara. Apart from Kannadigas, Bengalis, Gujaratis, ......

Following the Mahatma

As another 'Gandhi Jayanti' arrives, one flips through the pages of the past and pays silent respects to the 'Father of the Nation'...

Redesigning social sciences for future

L T Om Prakash analyses what the society's dismissive attitude towards the social sciences is doing to hamper its growth and progress...

Don't pick jobs based on salaries

I have completed my BE in 2007 and am working in a IT company as Senior Test Analyst. Of late, I have grown to dislike this hectic schedule and want t...

New methods of learning in classroom

The classroom has changed from yesteryears. If you're above the age of 20, it probably bears only a passing resemblance to how you learnt ......

How to make students time-conscious

With distractions and no motivation, it is easy for students to fall behind in studies. Dorothy Victor writes how this can be avoided...

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