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Tuesday 28 March 2017
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SC not against Aadhaar for PAN cards, I-T returns

The government had announced making Aadhaar, issued by the UIDAI, mandatory for income tax returns and PAN cards to avoid duplicity. It also issued directives to telecom operators to reverify users using Aadhaar following a nod from the apex court in a separate case. DH file photo

The Supreme Court on Monday granted virtual approval to the government's move to make Aadhaar compulsory for bank...

UP meat sellers down shutters

The Tunday Kababi eatery is closed on Monday, following a meat sellers' strike against the Uttar Pradesh government's crackdown on slaughterhouses. PTI

Thousands of meat sellers across Uttar Pradesh downed their shutters on Monday as part of their indefinite...

Govt refuses to lift flying restriction on Sena MP

Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad. Picture courtesy ANI

The Centre on Monday refused to bail out its ally the Shiv Sena, which created an uproar in the Lok Sabha...

Bill to decriminalise suicide passed

The bill, passed by the Rajya Sabha with more than 100 amendments in August, got approval of the Lok Sabha with most of the political parties extending their support. The bill was passed by voice vote. DH file photo

A bill to decriminalise suicide and provide for protection, promotion and a right to better healthcare to...

SP family feud set to escalate again

SP patron Mulayam Singh Yadav and party supremo Akhilesh Yadav. PTI file photo

With SP patron Mulayam Singh Yadav and party supremo Akhilesh Yadav convening separate meetings of the newly...

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FM tables enabling GST Bills in House

Arun Jaitley. PTI

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday tabled the last bit of GST laws in the Lok Sabha, paving the way for the July 1...

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Bowlers leave India on verge of series win

Pumped UP: Pacer Umesh Yadav is ecstatic after dismissing Nathan Lyon on Monday. REUTERS

Tempers flare again as Smith calls Vijay 'cheat'

The India-Australia series might be on its last leg, but the hostilities be

Jadeja relishing the challenge of Tests

Ravindra Jadeja survived a first ball caught-behind through DRS before goin

Saina, Sindhu are the cynosure

Olympic medallists Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu will be the cynosure when...

India eye positive start to campaign

The Indian football team would look to open its AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers...

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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, foreground, speaks to press in a court room in Moscow....

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, foreground, speaks to press in a court room in Moscow....

A huge fish that was found in the sea near Vijaydurg in Sindhudurg, Maharashtra on Monday....

A huge fish that was found in the sea near Vijaydurg in Sindhudurg, Maharashtra on Monday....

Jaime Yarza (3rdL), Head of Tournament FIFA and Javier Ceppi (R),Tournament Director, LOCFIFA....

Jaime Yarza (3rdL), Head of Tournament FIFA and Javier Ceppi (R),Tournament Director, LOCFIFA....

Indian players during the tea break at the 3rd day of last test match against Australia at HPCA...

Indian players during the tea break at the 3rd day of last test match against Australia at HPCA...

Guillaume Sicard, President, Nissan India Operations poses with the newly launched New Terrano...

Guillaume Sicard, President, Nissan India Operations poses with the newly launched New Terrano...

An ASHA worker holding the newborn baby girl, who was found buried-alive in a manure heap...

An ASHA worker holding the newborn baby girl, who was found buried-alive in a manure heap...

Preparations underway for the “Namami Brahmaputra” festival in Guwahati on Monday....

Preparations underway for the “Namami Brahmaputra” festival in Guwahati on Monday....

Tourists enjoying photography at Badamwari (Almond Alcove) in Srinagar on Monday. The almond trees..

Tourists enjoying photography at Badamwari (Almond Alcove) in Srinagar on Monday. The almond trees..

Nepalese army soldiers demonstrate their horse riding skills during the Ghode Jatra festival...

Nepalese army soldiers demonstrate their horse riding skills during the Ghode Jatra festival...

A group of devotees arrive to participate in the annual Urs of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti in Ajmer...

A group of devotees arrive to participate in the annual Urs of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti in Ajmer...

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The beat of a different drum

Resonant: A view of Vanibhadreshwara Temple near Mallapur. PHOTOS by author

The place has changed since I last visited it, in 2010. A steep embankment supporting the newly-laid railway line......

Unique Ugadi traditions

Many practices: Germination test. PHOTO By Author, Vinod R Patil

Ugadi, which heralds the beginning of the new year, has special significance in rural Karnataka......

The gnarled souvenirs

Artistic: Uprooted coffee stems are used to make one-of-a-kind furniture items such as tables and flower stands. PHOTOS by Author

Bearers of the much sought-after red berries, the coffee shrubs - twisted and strong - withstand the test of time......

Offering a ray of hope

Safe haven: The residents of Sneha Sadan in Mangaluru engaged in various activities.

Perched aloft the Kaikamba hillock, overlooking the picturesque vistas of green fields, swaying coconut palms......

Flecks of stardust, all around you

Diverse find: Samples of extraterrestrial dust found on rooftops and other cityscapes in various parts of the world. PHOTO CREDIT: Jan Braly Kihle/Jon Larsen via NYT

After decades of failures and misunderstandings, scientists have solved a cosmic riddle - what happens to the tonnes......

Reviving the natural coastal guards

Floating forests: After 2008, more than 800 hectares in the estuarine area of Karnataka were brought under mangrove plantations. PHOTO By Rajesh K C

The biodiversity of Karnataka is often represented by depicting the Western Ghats and the tigers......

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