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Mars mission closes in on tech pinnacle

India's first Mars mission is a technology demonstrator - that Indian scientists can handle complex technological space missions on their own, that India now has the technology to reach outerspace and that the Indian scientific community is capable of creating and absorbing space technology of the highest order. DH file photo

India's first Mars mission is a technology demonstrator - that Indian scientists can handle complex technological space missions on their own...

Modi to cleanse nation, governance of filth

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah welcomes Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his arrival at HAL airport in Bangalore on Tuesday. Modi is on a two-day visit to Karnataka. Also seen is Governor Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala. DH Photo

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday gave a clarion call for cleaning the country and its administration. Modi announced that he will lead the Clean India...

Magisterial inquiry must for all police encounters: SC

The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a 16-point guideline on police encounters, which includes mandatory magisterial inquiry into the incident and prompt delivery of FIR, diary entries and sketch to the concerned court. DH file photo

The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a 16-point guideline on police encounters, which includes mandatory magisterial inquiry into the incident...

BJP, Sena decide to fight polls together

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Shiv Sena resolved their differences over seat sharing on Tuesday and decided to contest the October 15 Maharashtra Assembly elections together, mounting pressure on the ruling alliance of the Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) to remain united. File photo

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Shiv Sena resolved their differences over seat sharing on Tuesday and decided to contest the October 15...

Provoked tiger kills youth trapped in Delhi Zoo moat

Maqsood is confronted by the white tiger after he fell into its enclosure at the Delhi Zoo on Tuesday. PTI 	Go to www.deccanherald.com for video

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A 20-year-old was mauled to death by a white tiger when he fell into the moat inside its enclosure at the National Zoological Park here...

Business

Cisco India unveils Smart City model

Giving impetus to India's efforts to open up 100 smart cities, Cisco India on Tuesday unveiled Cisco Smart City model at its campus here demonstrating its digitisation prowess.  / DH Photo

Giving impetus to India's efforts to open up 100 smart cities, Cisco India on Tuesday unveiled Cisco Smart City model at its campus here ...

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Rainwater enters homes, wash away household articles

Vehicles make their way through a waterlogged road near Lalbagh West Gate on Tuesday. KPN

Residents of Neelasandra and the adjoining Lakshman Rao Nagar (L R Nagar) and Anepalya here faced their worst nightmare when rainwater...

Sports

Gritty Bindra ends a long wait

Abhinav Bindra, the golden man of Indian shooting, bid adieu to the Asian Games on a glorious note, winning his first individual medal of the continental bash and playing the lead role in securing a team bronze here on Tuesday. / PTI Photo

'I am absolutely delighted'

Having captured his first individual medal in his swansong Asian Games, ace

Ghosal's silver-lining moment

Indian ace squanders a championship point against Kuwait's Almezayen t

India drub Oman for second win

The Indian men's hockey team once again gave no room for complacency,

Ill Satish pulls out of his event

Weightlifter Satish Sivalingham pulled out of his 77kg event on Tuesday mor

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Shoaib Akhtar rides bike during a Champions League Twenty20 match in Bengaluru ...

Shoaib Akhtar rides bike during a Champions League Twenty20 match in Bengaluru ...

Sania Mirza after a practice session at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea  ...

Sania Mirza after a practice session at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea ...

Home Minister Rajnath Singh drives a motorcycle at Thalkobad CRPF camp ...

Home Minister Rajnath Singh drives a motorcycle at Thalkobad CRPF camp ...

FC Goa’s coach Zico and marquee player Robert Pires along with Nita Ambani ...

FC Goa’s coach Zico and marquee player Robert Pires along with Nita Ambani ...

Ambassadors of Kochi International Half Marathon, cricketer Harbhajan Singh and actor Mohanlal  ...

Ambassadors of Kochi International Half Marathon, cricketer Harbhajan Singh and actor Mohanlal ...

A vehicle  to campaign for Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan ahead of  elactions ...

A vehicle to campaign for Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan ahead of elactions ...

An irate White Tiger cramps a student after he fell in its enclosure at the Delhi Zoo ...

An irate White Tiger cramps a student after he fell in its enclosure at the Delhi Zoo ...

A woman carries her baby near her damaged house after floodwater receded ...

A woman carries her baby near her damaged house after floodwater receded ...

Flood victims remov debris from their collapsed house after floodwater recedes ...

Flood victims remov debris from their collapsed house after floodwater recedes ...

Soha Ali Khan during a promotional of her upcoming film 'Chaarfutiya Chhokare' in Kolkata ...

Soha Ali Khan during a promotional of her upcoming film 'Chaarfutiya Chhokare' in Kolkata ...

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'Liar's Dice' to represent India at Oscars

Hindi film Liar s Dice a road drama about a tribal womans journey to find her missing husband, has been selected as India s official entry to the upcoming Academy awards in the best foreign film category. Movie poster

Hindi film 'Liar's Dice', a road drama about a tribal woman's journey to find her missing husband, has been selected as India's official entry to the upcoming...

Today's Supplements

An ugly sight indeed

Messy: The temporary shelters below the Domlur flyover. DH Photo by SK Dinesh

Any major developmental work leaves behind a lot of mess. The BBMP has started work on the Rs 140-crore signal-free corridor from Domlur ......

'Bollywood was not very welcoming'

AmbitiouS:    Sonali Raut

Model-turned-actress Sonali Raut, who has entered reality show 'Bigg Boss 8' in a bid to get "visibility", says her Bollywood debut with ......

'Competition with Honey Singh is healthy'

With back to back hits, like, Saturday Saturday for Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhaniya and Abhi Toh Party Shuru Hui Hai for Khoobsurat, Punjabi ......

Homes with a heart

Innovative: Alok Shetty

There are only a handful of people who put their knowledge, resources and exposure to better the lives of the less fortunate and Bangalore-......

'People here are career-oriented'

comfortable: Pranjal Medhi and Deepti.

Pranjal Arabinda Medhi came to the City a decade ago from Assam to study, while it was the curiosity to live in a metro that brought ......

'People will see a different side of me'

Chirpy: Sindhu  Loknath

While many actors like to go on a project signing spree, Lifeu Ishtene actress Sindhu Loknath likes to take one thing at a time. Currently ......

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