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200 cracker stalls gutted in Faridabad market fire

Over 200 makeshift cracker stalls were gutted in fire, which broke out in cracker market in Faridabad on Tuesday.PTI Photo

Nearly 200 firecracker shops in Faridabad adjoining Delhi were gutted in a huge fire that broke out Tuesday evening, an official said...

India closely monitoring IS, Al Qaeda activities: NSA

National Security Advisor Ajit Doval. PTI photo

National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, in his very first public interaction, Tuesday said the government is "closely monitoring" the activities ...

Disclosure of black money a/c holders will embarrass Cong: FM

On the back foot on black money issue, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today hit back at Congress saying the party will be embarrassed once the names of people holding illicit foreign accounts are made public. DH photo

On the back foot on black money issue, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today hit back at Congress saying the party will be embarrassed...

Pistorius given 5-year imprisonment for girlfriend's death

South African Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius hugs his father Henke Pistorius at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretori, where he was sentenced to 5 years in jail for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Reuters

South African Paralympian star sprinter Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison today for the killing of his girlfriend ...

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Toddler mauled by stray dogs, in hospital

The victim, Kumaraswamy, after being taken from one hospital to another, is now said to be out of danger.  DH

A 17-month-old toddler was grievously injured when a pack of stray dogs attacked him outside his home in Anjana Nagar in JP Nagar 9th Phase...

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Mendy magic wins it for Chennaiyin FC against Blasters

 Chennaiyin FC co owner Abhishek Bachchan and his father Amitabh Bachchan during the Indian Super League match between Chennaiyin FC and Kerala Blasters FC in Chennai. PTI photo

Dhoni rested for first 3 ODIs against SL, Kohli to lead

Mahendra Singh Dhoni was rested for the first three One-day Internationals

Advani loses opening World Billiards game

In a not-so-good start to his World Billiards Championship...

CTL's Bangalore franchise launched

The Bangalore franchise team, owned by Air Asia chief executive Mittu Chand

BCCI suspends bilateral tours with WI, to take legal action

Cracking the whip, a livid BCCI today suspended all bilateral cricket tours

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A major fire that broke out in the crackers market in Faridabad...

A major fire that broke out in the crackers market in Faridabad...

On the eve of Diwali Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik created a sand sculpture of Kali...

On the eve of Diwali Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik created a sand sculpture of Kali...

Indian passengers rest on a crowded platform ahead of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights...

Indian passengers rest on a crowded platform ahead of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights...

Indian soccer player Peter Biaksangzuala, center, performs flips as he celebrates a goal...

Indian soccer player Peter Biaksangzuala, center, performs flips as he celebrates a goal...

Woman buying earthen lamps at a market ahead of the Diwali festival...

Woman buying earthen lamps at a market ahead of the Diwali festival...

School children paint their faces during Diwali celebrations...

School children paint their faces during Diwali celebrations...

A huge rangoli in front of Swaminarayan Temple...

A huge rangoli in front of Swaminarayan Temple...

Volunteers of Azad Hind taking out a procession to mark the Azad Hind Foundation Day...

Volunteers of Azad Hind taking out a procession to mark the Azad Hind Foundation Day...

Family members paying tribute to police martyrs during Police Commemoration Day...

Family members paying tribute to police martyrs during Police Commemoration Day...

TRS activists set affire chairs at the TDP office in Nalgonda...

TRS activists set affire chairs at the TDP office in Nalgonda...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced a slew of measures which will help change the way industry functions in the country...
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Stars set for food 'n' frolic

The tinsel town is all set to celebrate Deepavali in style. Actors are waiting to take a break from their hectic schedules and spend quality time with their family.DH Photo

The tinsel town is all set to celebrate Deepavali in style. Actors are waiting to take a break from their hectic schedules and spend quality time with...

'Content is king, marketing is queen'

enthusiastic Chetan Bhagat with a fan. DH Photo

Recently at The Forum Mall, when Chetan Bhagat came to launch his work, 'Half-Girlfriend', to get a glimpse of the man himself.......

Soaking in the spirit

International students in their ethnic best.. DH Photo

Over 300 students of 34 different nationalities celebrated Deepavali at Stonehill International School.......

A valiant warrior goddess

Kalyana Chalukyan style Durga; coastal form of Mahisamardhini; the goddess in Hoysala style; the goddess in Bagali style. photos by author

She is fierce, yet forgiving. She eliminates ignorance and protects her subjects. Vatsala Iyengar narrates the significance of Mahisamardhini over the...

Disappearing seabird colonies

Marine birds can withstand a few bad breeding seasons. But reproductive failures have been going on for long now, and the adults may be gone too, Cheryl Katz finds out. NYT Photo

Marine birds can withstand a few bad breeding seasons. But reproductive failures have been going on for long now, and the adults may be gone too, Cher...

Town built for driverless cars to ease driving experience

A  mocked-up set of busy streets in Ann Arbor, Michigan, will provide the sternest test yet for self-driving cars. DH Photo

A mocked-up set of busy streets in Ann Arbor, Michigan, will provide the sternest test yet for self-driving cars......

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