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Pakistan on edge; protesters storm secretariat, PTV office

Pakistani police officers baton charge motorcyclists in Islamabad, Pakistan. AP photo

Pakistan's powerful Army Chief today met embattled Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to discus the deepening political crisis that has put the country on edge...

United Bank of India declares Vijay Mallya as wilful defaulter

State-run United Bank of India today became the first lender to declare debt-ridden Kingfisher Airlines and its promoter Vijay Mallya as wilful defaulters. DH file photo

State-run United Bank of India today became the first lender to declare debt-ridden Kingfisher Airlines and its promoter Vijay Mallya as wilful...

Tejinder Singh taken into custody in Tatra case

Lt Gen (retd) Tejinder Singh was today arrested on orders by a Delhi court which dismissed his bail plea for allegedly offering Rs 14 crore bribe to then Army Chief Gen V K Singh for clearing file pertaining to procurement of 1,676 heavy mobility Tatra vehicles. PTI file photo

Lt Gen (retd) Tejinder Singh was today arrested on orders by a Delhi court which dismissed his bail plea for allegedly offering Rs 14 crore...

Nude photos of Lawrence, Upton, Gomez leak online

The pictures, which first appeared on image-sharing site 4chan, show most of the celebrities nude or in provocative poses, reported Variety. Reuters file photo

Nude photos of more than 100 well-known celebrities including Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, Selena Gomez, Kirsten Dunst among...

Business

Sensex, Nifty hit record high

A benchmark index of Indian equities markets hit a record high of 26,888.13 points Monday, surpassing its previous peak of 26,674.38 points scaled Aug 28. PTI file photo

A benchmark index of Indian equities markets hit a record high of 26,888.13 points Monday, surpassing its previous peak of 26,674.38 points scaled Aug 28...

BSE
26,867.55 +229.44
NSE
8,027.70 +73.35
Monday 1 September 2014 at:16:30 Hrs
Gold (Bangalore) (10gm)28,652.00
Silver (per kg)43,000.00
US Dollar6,072.00
Pound10,101.00
Euro8,106.00
* Price at which Bank Sell (in Rs.)
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BBMP all set to plug tax leak

The Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike has drawn an elaborate plan to boost its tax income from commercial establishments. DH file photo

The Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike has drawn an elaborate plan to boost its tax income from commercial establishments. The civic agency hopes to collect not less...

Sports

India are back as No.1 ODI side

India had joined Australia on top of the table after winning the third ODI in Nottingham, Aug 30, at 114 ratings points, but took sole possession at the coveted number-one spot after Zimbabwe recorded their first victory over Australia in 31 years.  AP photo

Fiery Simon knocks out Ferrer

Frenchman Gilles Simon delivered the first big surprise in the...

Zimbabwe end 31-year wait, score second win over Aus

Captain Elton Chigumbura hit a fluent half-century as Zimbabwe...

Bachchan Jr owned Jaipur Pink Panthers win Pro-Kabaddi title

Jaipur Pink Panthers proved too strong for U Mumba as they...

Indians are teaching England how to play ODIs: Stewart

Former cricket captain Alec Stewart has lauded India for their...

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Vehicles ply on a waterlogged road after heavy rains in Bhopal on...

Vehicles ply on a waterlogged road after heavy rains in Bhopal on...

Amitabh, Aishwarya and Abhishek Bachchan visit Lalbagucha Raja Mandal at Lalbaug in Mumbai on...

Amitabh, Aishwarya and Abhishek Bachchan visit Lalbagucha Raja Mandal at Lalbaug in Mumbai on...

Rabbi Moshe Gourarie from New Jersey looks at a wall riddled with bullet marks from the 2008...

Rabbi Moshe Gourarie from New Jersey looks at a wall riddled with bullet marks from the 2008...

Childrens walks with an umbrella as it rains at Rajpath in New Delhi on Sunday....

Childrens walks with an umbrella as it rains at Rajpath in New Delhi on Sunday....

Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan with father Rakesh Roshan and others participates in a procession...

Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan with father Rakesh Roshan and others participates in a procession...

Devotees immerse idols of Ganesha into a lake in Thane , Mumbai on Saturday.

Devotees immerse idols of Ganesha into a lake in Thane , Mumbai on Saturday.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to the Golden Pavillion Temple in Kyoto, Japan on...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to the Golden Pavillion Temple in Kyoto, Japan on...

Bollywood actor Amisha Patel and family members participates in a procession for the immersion...

Bollywood actor Amisha Patel and family members participates in a procession for the immersion...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a meeting with CEO of Nidec Corporation, Shigenobu Nagamari...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a meeting with CEO of Nidec Corporation, Shigenobu Nagamari...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a meeting with Kyoto Mayor Daisaku Kadokawa in Kyoto, Japan...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a meeting with Kyoto Mayor Daisaku Kadokawa in Kyoto, Japan...

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The rocky ride

Difficult: Buses plying on the tarred road next to the muddy stretch dh photos by bk janardhan

The muddy road outside St Charles High School Grounds in Lingarajapuram looks like an extension of the ground itself. Unlevelled and rocky ......

All my bags are packed...

The author with his mother Bhagirathamma, wife Shalini and son Sandeep pose near the Bangalore Airport entrance on September 13, 1974 just before his departure to the US for higher studies.

Bangalore still had its sweet old charm and it was a hustle-bustle free city in the '70s. The airport had small buildings looking deserted and .....

They have a fetish for fitness

Focussed: Vinay Kumar and Richa. DH Photo by BH Shivakumar

It was his humble beginnings and hard work that brought him fame and success. In a chat with Metrolife cricketer Vinay Kumar says that he ......

Lessons from coal crunch: Chance to revamp and revive

Black future: A worker unloads coal from a goods train at a railway yard in Chandigarh in this July 2014 file photo. Half of India's thermal power stations have less than a week's supply of coal on hand, according to weekly data, the lowest level since mid-2012 when millions of people were left without power in one of the world's worst blackouts. There was a sharp fall in power output on August 28, 2014, from a plant in Gujarat that left India more than 9,000 megawatts short of peak demand, according to two officials at the state grid operator. REUTERS

A court ruling this week that India's decades-old method of granting coal mining concessions is illegal could herald much-needed reforms in ......

Using Big Data to help shoppers choose

A photo of Trunk Club headquarters in Chicago. The clothing retailer sends its customers boxes of clothes that are picked by a combination of personal stylists and big data. INYT

A few start-ups are using new technology to make online shopping a highly personalised experience, says Molly Wood...

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The Bharatha Bharathi Prathishtana along with Sri Jayarama Seva Mandali felicitated veteran harmonium player Palladam......

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