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Seven dead as thunderstorm hits Kumbh mela site in Ujjain

Naga Sadhus coming out of their pandal that collapsed in a thunderstorm in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh on Thursday. PTI Photo

Seven people were killed and around 90 others injured when heavy rains accompanied by lightning and squall flattened...

Pvt medical colleges can't take separate entrance tests: SC

The bench said the students, who focused on state tests believing that they had better chances of being selected and did not seriously prepare for AIPMT despite filling up the forms, should be allowed to re-appear in NEET-II. DH Photo.

Unaided private medical colleges across the country cannot be permitted to go ahead with their pre-scheduled tests for admissions to MBBS and BDS...

PM invites CMs of UP, Maha, Karnataka to discuss drought

The Centre has already made it clear that while it was doing its bit to provide relief to those affected by the drought, it was for the states themselves to address the situation on the ground. PTI Photo.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited Chief Ministers of Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and Karnataka here on Saturday for discussions...

Ex-IAF chief Browne refutes reports regarding 3 defence deals

 In a call from Oslo, Browne said that he had nothing to do with these deals and none of them have been signed during his tenure as IAF Chief. dh file photo

Former Air Force Chief N A K Browne, currently India's Ambassador to Norway, strongly refuted as baseless and malicious reports...

Assam Rifles Commandant arrested for involvement in robbery

 The police alleged that Singh ordered his men, armed with sophisticated weapons, to waylay a consignment of smuggled gold biscuits in the southern outskirts of Aizawl city on the night of December 14 last year. Image courtesy Twitter.

Commandant of the Aizawl-based 39th battalion of the Assam Rifles Col Jasjit Singh was today arrested by the police in Aizawl for allegedly being...

Business

Public cloud biz in India to reach $1.26 bn in 2016

According to Gartner, the highest growth in the public cloud business will come from infrastructure as a services (IaaS) segment, as enterprises move away from data centre build-outs and move their infrastructure needs to the public cloud. File photo. For representation purpose

The public cloud services market in the country is projected to grow 30.4% to reach $1.26 billion this year, as organisations...

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When Royal Challengers' speedster wished fan speedy recovery

Australian cricketer Shane Watson, who plays for RCB, spends time with Luelin Leo at the latter's house at Kammanahalli on Thursday. DH photo

This multiple sclerosis-afflicted man was upbeat. It was a moment Luelin Leo had been waiting for, for long. The 27-year-old...

Sports

Supergiants beat Daredevils by seven wickets

Rising Pune Supergiants players M S Dhoni with A Rehane during an IPL T20 match against Delhi Daredevils in New Delhi on Thursday. PTI Photo

Kohli-Tendulkar comparision is unfair, says Yuvraj

Yuvraj Singh feels Virat Kohli is the best batsman of this generation but..

Members of Indian Olympic team are superstars: Salman Khan

In his bid to boost the morale of the Rio-bound Indian Olympic contingent,.

Much-awaited BWF rankings seal 7 Indian shuttlers Rio dreams

Seven Indian shuttlers, including Saina Nehwal and Jwala Gutta, officially

Srikanth slips to World No. 12, Jwala-Ashwini rises to 14th

Olympic-bound men's singles shuttler K Srikanth of India slipped a place to

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Women voters wait in a queue to cast their votes at a polling station during the final phase of...

Women voters wait in a queue to cast their votes at a polling station during the final phase of...

Royal Challengers Bangalore players Chris Gayle, Travis Head and Stuart Binny are seen with a fan...

Royal Challengers Bangalore players Chris Gayle, Travis Head and Stuart Binny are seen with a fan...

Boys jump into a step well, built inside the shrine of Sufi Saint Nizamuddin Auliya, to cool off...

Boys jump into a step well, built inside the shrine of Sufi Saint Nizamuddin Auliya, to cool off...

A woman collects drinking water after climbing down a dried up well at Bhakrecha Pada in Thane...

A woman collects drinking water after climbing down a dried up well at Bhakrecha Pada in Thane...

A man offers water to a Peacock at a Zoo in Surat on Thursday...

A man offers water to a Peacock at a Zoo in Surat on Thursday...

Parineeti Chopra and Kunal Kapoor during a promotional event in New Delhi on Thursday...

Parineeti Chopra and Kunal Kapoor during a promotional event in New Delhi on Thursday...

Russian Air Force Su-25 jets fly over Moscow's Kremlin during a general rehearsal for the Victory...

Russian Air Force Su-25 jets fly over Moscow's Kremlin during a general rehearsal for the Victory...

Kashmiri Muslim women react upon seeing a relic believed to be hair from the beard of Prophet...

Kashmiri Muslim women react upon seeing a relic believed to be hair from the beard of Prophet...

Holocaust survivor Robert Tomashof and his daughter Rutti Tomashof light a torch during the...

Holocaust survivor Robert Tomashof and his daughter Rutti Tomashof light a torch during the...

A man prepares food inside a community kitchen at a Hindu temple on the banks of the river Ganga...

A man prepares food inside a community kitchen at a Hindu temple on the banks of the river Ganga...

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Away from the arc lights

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Don't we all want to live a harmonious space that allows us to relax and rejuvenate? Bindu Gopal Rao vouches for......

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Bean bags are the perfect fit for those who do not wish to invest too much money to furnish their homes. Image courtesy: Urban Ladder

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