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Disabled woman tops UPSC exam

Ira Singhal.  PTI

Ira Singhal, a 31-year-old Delhi woman, created history on Saturday by becoming the first person with disability to top the civil service examination...

TV journalist covering Vyapam scam suddenly takes ill, dies

Akshay Singh. Screengrab

The Vyapam scam turned murkier today with an investigative journalist working for a leading Delhi-based news channel dying under mysterious circumstances...

Campaigns halt as Greeks face tough referendum choice

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Campaigns halt in Greece today on the eve of a closely watched bailout referendum, with voters in a dead heat over whether to defy creditors....

Raman Singh accused of Rs 36,000-cr rice scam

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After Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Vasundhara Raje, the Congress on Saturday trained its guns on Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh....

Aug 28 is BBMP poll deadline: SEC

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State Election Commissioner (SEC) P N Srinivasachary said the election process for the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike...

Business

China brokerages pledge to purchase shares worth $19 bn

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China's top securities brokerages said on Saturday that they would collectively buy at least 120 billion yuan ($19.3 billion) of shares...

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Pearls Of Wisdom

Politics: A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles.

Ambrose Bierce
Sports

Chile beats Argentina 4-1 on penalties to win Copa America

Chile's players celebrate with the Copa America trophy after defeating Argentina. AP photo

India brighten Olympic hopes

Custodian Savita emerged the saviour by blocking half-a-dozen goal-bearing

Jankovic shocks Kvitova

Defending champion and second seed Petra Kvitova crashed out of Wimbledon o

Hamilton seizes pole

Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton gave the British Grand Prix crowd what

Central Excise clinch first phase in style

Central Excise put in a commanding performance to beat Rail Wheel Factory (

Photo Gallery
Kalari Academy of performing Arts students presenting Kalaripayattu...

Kalari Academy of performing Arts students presenting Kalaripayattu...

Actor Prakash Rai at a photography exibition on Tigers in Bengaluru on Saturday...

Actor Prakash Rai at a photography exibition on Tigers in Bengaluru on Saturday...

Sky Diving Demo in Chennai...

Sky Diving Demo in Chennai...

Cadets of officers Training Academy performing free fall para jumping from AN 32 Aircraft...

Cadets of officers Training Academy performing free fall para jumping from AN 32 Aircraft...

Villagers cross Rambi Ara River...

Villagers cross Rambi Ara River...

British Grand Prix 2015...

British Grand Prix 2015...

Derailed coaches of a goods train after collision with a truck in Purulia district in West Bengal...

Derailed coaches of a goods train after collision with a truck in Purulia district in West Bengal...

Stray cows jumped the barricade to eat the grass in front of Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru...

Stray cows jumped the barricade to eat the grass in front of Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru...

Labourers extract sand from the Jhelum River in Srinagar on Saturday....

Labourers extract sand from the Jhelum River in Srinagar on Saturday....

Bollywood actor Salman Khan with singer Mika Singh during the launch of an Eid song...

Bollywood actor Salman Khan with singer Mika Singh during the launch of an Eid song...

Sunday Special
Special Features
The maroon-green flag of Mohun Bagan fluttered high on a rainy night at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium in Bengaluru on May 31. As the
Sunday Spotlight
We must give the government credit where credit is due. The government of the Nehruvian era - when free market was a bad word...
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Today's Supplements

No excuses, please...

This might sound far-fetched. Nonetheless, it is a true story. A group of fresh collegemates who were also hostelmates of a professional college......

Fringe reality

recording lives Mary Ellen's photographs.

"I'm just interested in people on the edges. I feel an affinity for people who haven't had the best breaks in society." Those simple words......

Fantastic folkways

ingenuity Bayabai, an artisan, outside her decorated 'bhunga'; (below) Salemamad Husen crafting musical bells. PHOTOS BY Authors

We were in the flamingo-haunted, saline wilderness of Gujarat on a mission. The UNDP......

Thai treasures

Religious history Aligned Buddha statues at Wat Yai Chaimongkol in Ayutthaya, Bangkok, Thailand.

The smooth touchdown at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi Airport does nothing to ease my sense of nervousness over my first visit......

Kitchen capers

taste test Chef Vikas Khanna

His food journey that started from his grandmother's humble Punjabi kitchen took him across the world, earned him a Michelin star......

Journey to the unknown

lights on: The Adelaide Oval, pictured during a World Cup game, will host the first-ever day-night Test in November.

I n less than five months' time, the same two teams that were involved in the first international game in the 20-over format back......

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