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High turnout in sixth phase of LS poll

High voter enthusiasm today marked the sixth phase of polling covering 117 constituencies spread across 12 states as the race to the Lok Sabha crossed the half-way mark with stakes high for Congress and BJP. PTI photo

High voter enthusiasm today marked the sixth phase of polling covering 117 constituencies spread across 12 states as the race to the Lok Sabha...

'Being communal' means 'thinking about community', says Shazia

Clarifying her allegedly controversial remarks that Muslims should become communal rather than secular, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Shazia Ilmi said today that she had made a sarcastic comment which meant think about the community. PTI photo

Clarifying her allegedly controversial remarks that Muslims should become "communal" rather than secular, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader...

SC orders audit of Padmanabha temple by former CAG Vinod Rai

The Supreme Court Thursday entrusted the administration of the Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple in Kerala to a five-member committee headed by the district judge of Thiruvananthapuram. PTi File Photo

The Supreme Court today ordered that former Comptroller and Auditor General of India Vinod Rai will supervise special audit of property of...

Arvind Kejriwal wins Time 100 readers' poll, beats Modi

Aam Aadmi Party founder Arvind Kejriwal has won Time magazine's readers' poll of most influential people in the world, beating heavyweights including BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, a survey that turned out to be a ''competition'' between the two. PTI File Photo

Aam Aadmi Party founder Arvind Kejriwal has won Time magazine's readers' poll of most influential people in the world, beating heavyweights...

9 poll staff killed in terror attack

An injured police official being taken to the hospital after suspected Maoists attack at Sikaripara in Dumka of Jharkhand on Thursday. PTI Photo

At least eight polling and police personnel were killed and some others injured when suspected Maoists blew up the vehicle they were travelling in Dumka district, a senior police officer said.

Business

ED registers money laundering, forex cases in coal scam

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has registered money laundering cases against those firms which are under the scanner of CBI, including Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) and Rathi Steel and Power. Reuters photo

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has registered money laundering cases against those firms which are under the scanner of CBI, including Jindal Steel...

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BMTC hopes to raise Rs 235 crore through bus fare hike

The BMTC has to increase its revenue by more than Rs 300 crore during the current fiscal to cover the losses of 2013-14 as well as to take care of future increase in the cost of operation. DH photo

The Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC), that has hiked the bus fares by 15 per cent from Thursday midnight, hopes that this increase...

Sports

Kolkata Knight Riders beat RCB by 2 runs

Virat Kohli captain of the Royal Challengers Bangalore loses his wicket during their IPL 7 match against Kolkata Knight Riders in Sharjah on Thursday. PTI Photo/BCCI

Somdev-Pavic pair crashes out of Barcelona Open

Somdev Devvarman and his Croatian partner Ante Pavic bowed out...

Sindhu, Gurusaidutt progress to Asian Championships quarters

P.V. Sindhu and R.M.V. Gurusaidutt Thursday led India's charge...

A special knock is long overdue for Viru: Balaji

Kings XI Punjab's Glenn Maxwell might have overshadowed...

Umadevi loses billiards final

Revanna Umadevi's hopes of regaining the World billiards title...

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A fan offers sweet to a poster of Sachin Tendulkar on his 41st birthday, in Bikaner on Thursday...

A fan offers sweet to a poster of Sachin Tendulkar on his 41st birthday, in Bikaner on Thursday...

A physically challenged boy shows his voter identity card after casting vote for the Lok Sabha...

A physically challenged boy shows his voter identity card after casting vote for the Lok Sabha...

Elderly women outside a polling booth before casting their votes in Malda, West Bengal on ...

Elderly women outside a polling booth before casting their votes in Malda, West Bengal on ...

Voters show their identity cards as they wait to cast votes for Lok Sabha elections at a village...

Voters show their identity cards as they wait to cast votes for Lok Sabha elections at a village...

Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan displays the indelible ink mark on his finger after casting his ...

Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan displays the indelible ink mark on his finger after casting his ...

Catholic nuns show their inked finger after casting their vote for the Lok Sabha polls in ...

Catholic nuns show their inked finger after casting their vote for the Lok Sabha polls in ...

Malayalam film actor Mammootty presents a memento to prominent Malayalam writer and Janapith ...

Malayalam film actor Mammootty presents a memento to prominent Malayalam writer and Janapith ...

Women voters show their voter identity cards as they wait in queues to cast votes for Lok Sabha ...

Women voters show their voter identity cards as they wait in queues to cast votes for Lok Sabha ...

Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan, his wife Jaya Bachchan,  son Abhishek Bachchan, and daughter...

Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan, his wife Jaya Bachchan, son Abhishek Bachchan, and daughter...

Industrialist Mukesh Ambani with wife Nita Ambani and sons showing ink marked fingers after ...

Industrialist Mukesh Ambani with wife Nita Ambani and sons showing ink marked fingers after ...

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'Smaller' size keeps women loyal to men: Study

Does size of your penis worry you a lot? Stop thinking and get on with the act as a study reveals that women are more loyal to men with 'smaller' penises. Reuters file photo. For representation purpose

Does size of your penis worry you a lot? Stop thinking and get on with the act as a study reveals that women are more loyal...

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A wait in the sun

Missing bus shelters have been a perpetual problem for the commuters of the City.

Missing bus shelters have been a perpetual problem for the commuters of the City. Though there are designated stops where most BMTC buses......

IPL is here!

Red streaks for Virat, Silvia, a second-PUC student of computer science, says it was  upsetting to see the match-fixing controversies of the IPL. DH photo

Red streaks for Virat, Silvia, a second-PUC student of computer science, says it was upsetting to see the match-fixing controversies......

For the love of music

To be a college student trying to bridge that gap single-handedly is even more of a task, says Sachin Vijayapuram, a final-year BCom student of Jain College (Jayanagar) who runs the event management company Warshack Productions. DH photo

The need for well-organised music events that respect both the artiste and listener is a rapidly growing one......

Build up on students' positive emotions

Teachers and parents need to gear toward teaching students everything from character to leadership, resilience to gratitude.

Teachers and parents need to gear towards teaching students everything from character to leadership, resilience to gratitude, writes......

Careers in MIS

Management information system, or MIS, generally refers to a computer-based system that furnishes managers with the tools to arrange, assess and competently manage departments within an organization.

Management information system, or MIS, generally refers to a computer-based system that furnishes managers with the tools to arrange......

Effective use of vacations for learning, leisure

Summer vacations is the time which all look forward to. Both teachers and students need this break to rejuvenate and get back to academics.  DH photo

Rejuvenation Time Enjoying holidays and learning something new helps a studentto go back to academics with a sharp mind, writes Sahana Prasad......

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The Reserve Bank of India on Tuesday disallowed overseas branches of domestic banks from extending external commercial borrowings (ECBs) to manufacturing and infrastructure companies for repaying rupee loans. Reuters photo

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