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MEA strips Devyani Khobragade of her charge for unauthorized statements to media

The Ministry of External Affairs has stripped diplomat Devyani Khobragade of her duties as director in the partnership development division, in view of the unauthorized statements made by her in the media. PTI file photo

The Ministry of External Affairs has stripped diplomat Devyani Khobragade of her duties as director in the partnership development division, in view of the unauthorized...

Peshawar school massacre mastermind warns of more attacks

The terrorist who supervised the Peshawar school massacre has threatened more attacks, if the military and the intelligence agencies do not stop anti-terror operations, media reported Saturday. AP file photo

The terrorist who supervised the Peshawar school massacre has threatened more attacks, if the military and the intelligence...

About a fifth of votes cast in Jammu

Braving the winter chill, about one-fifth of the voters Saturday exercised their franchise in the initial hours in the last phase of the Jammu and Kashmir state assembly elections, an official said. PTI file photo

Braving the winter chill, about one-fifth of the voters Saturday exercised their franchise in the initial hours in the last phase of the Jammu and Kashmir state assembly elections...

Barge sinks in sea: Seven workers rescued, engineer missing

An engineer was missing after a barge carrying 60 tonnes of essential commodities and diesel to a ship engaged in exploration activities off Nagapattinam coast sank in the sea, Coast Guard officials said.DH file photo

An engineer was missing after a barge carrying 60 tonnes of essential commodities and diesel to a ship engaged in exploration...

Heart airlifted from City to Chennai, saves baby's life

The ambulance all set to leave for HAL Airport.  DH/KPN photo

For the second time in less than four months, green corrido­rs were created in Bengaluru and Chennai to save a life. This time, once again a donor heart...

Business

Will not allow political obstructionism to stop Ins Bill:FM

A day after introducing the long-pending GST Bill in the Lok Sabha, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the government is

A day after introducing the long-pending GST Bill in the Lok Sabha, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the government...

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Pocso Act fails as victims turn hostile

Even after the enactment of the stringent Pocso (Protection of Children against Sexual Offences) Act, which came into force in January 2013, the conviction rate in sexual assault cases shows no increase. DH illustration

Even after the enactment of the stringent Pocso (Protection of Children against Sexual Offences) Act, which came into force in January 2013, the conviction...

Sports

Batting collapse leads to India's 4-wkt loss against Australia

A listless India capitulated to a four-wicket defeat in the second cricket Test against Australia with an inept batting display by the top-order to give the hosts an invincible 2-0 lead in the four-match series here today. AP file photo

Indian team left fuming with poor practice facilities

The Indian team management today expressed their deep displeasure over the

Atletico de Kolkata releases striker Fikru

Ahead of their Indian Super League (ISL) final against Kerala Blasters Fc..

Cracking finale in the offing

After nearly 10 weeks of exciting action, a mouth-watering clash between At

Anisha stuns Nishtha; in semis

Anisha Padukone stunned stroke play runner-up Nishtha Madan to storm into t

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People takes protection against cold with woollens...

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helicopter following a crash during the men's World Cup Downhill skiing...

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a migrant carries a tent trough a field...

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King penguins stand on the edge of their tank ...

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Mount Gamalama spews volcanic ash as it erupts...

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Kashmiri students wearing shrouds with red colour

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Staff dressed as Santa Claus try to squeeze into a car at a theme...

The VIP flyover wears a deserted look during Taxi strike in Kolkata...

The VIP flyover wears a deserted look during Taxi strike in Kolkata...

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Children during a Christmas celebration at National Centre for Performing Arts ...

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Hero Action Team during a cycling expedition at Kufri...

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Q: What is Microsoft fixing every month when I get Windows Update notices on my PC?:

Q: What is Microsoft fixing every month when I get Windows Update notices on my PC? A: Those Windows Update notices usually contain Microsoft’s latest secu

Entertainment

Movie Review: 'PK' a fearless critique of religious bigotry

 Rajkumar Hirani is back in the multiplexes after a five-year hiatus and the wait has been worth it. Photo: Movie Poster

Rajkumar Hirani is back in the multiplexes after a five-year hiatus and the wait has been worth it.PK, the writer-director's fourth directorial venture...

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'I don't believe in resolutions'

busy Tilak

Actor Tilak has his hands full. He is a passionate actor, who believes in chasing his dreams and has made a conscious effort to sign some meaningful.....

Spice up the day

scrumptious The Christmas brunch.

Christmas calls for some exotic Christmas turkey meal. And the restaurants in Bengaluru are all prepared to offer you a traditional......

Munch on these for good health

Fruits make healthy and safe snacks. Here's looking at the benefits of some: BananaMake a good restorative drink for convalescing by mixing mashed ba...

Yoga for the holidays

The holiday season has officially begun. And with Christmas and New Year just around the corner......

Mind your mouth

Ratna Mullick is a frantically busy entrepreneur. Her day begins at six in the morning and, typically, ends at eight or even later, when the party sea...

Holding a mirror to the malaise of capital punishment

Naveen Krishna as Channakeshava in the film

Every once a while comes a cinema to reaffirm that meaningful films, and those that believe in them, exist. One such is Haggada Kone, a delectable art...

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'PK' film, starring actor Aamir Khan and Anushka Sharma in the lead roles, is directed by...[...]

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