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BBC beats govt, advances airing of documentary

Even as the government on Wednesday moved to prevent the telecast of a controversial documentary on December 16 gang-rape victim in any country, the BBC decided to air it in the UK at 2200 hrs GMT on Wednesday (3:30 am Thursday IST). PTI photo

Even as the government on Wednesday moved to prevent the telecast of a controversial documentary...

AAP drops Bhushan, Yadav from political committee

Aam Aadmi Party members Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan speak to mediapersons after the party's national executive committee meeting in New Delhi on Wednesday. PTI Photo

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday dropped two founder members, Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan, from its top decision-making...

Lok Sabha okays hike in FDI in insurance sector

The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed a bill to increase foreign direct investment (FDI) in the insurance sector from 26 per cent to 49, setting the stage for a confrontation with the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha. PTI file photo

The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed a bill to increase foreign direct investment (FDI) in the insurance sector...

Reserve Bank lowers repo, bank rates

The Reserve Bank of India on Wednesday unexpectedly cut its repo rate by 25 basis points to 7.5 per cent from 7.75 per cent with immediate effect. Reuters file photo

The Reserve Bank of India on Wednesday unexpectedly cut its repo rate by 25 basis points to 7.5 per cent from 7.75 per cent with immediate effect.

BBMP officials, contractors made Rs 161 cr from garbage clean-up

While the City has been suffering the stench of garbage for the past two years, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) officials were colluding with private contractors to swindle at least Rs 161 crore during their ''clean-up'' operations. DH file photo

While the City has been suffering the stench of garbage for the past two years, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike...

Business

Telecom auction gets Rs 60,000 cr bids on first day

The biggest ever auction of 2G and 3G spectrum started on Wednesday on a high note with operators making bids worth an estimated Rs 60,000 crore after six rounds of bidding in all four bands.

The biggest ever auction of 2G and 3G spectrum started on Wednesday on a high note with operators making bids worth an estimated Rs 60,000 crore after six rounds ...

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Cop reveals ATM pin number to con caller, loses Rs 45,000

A gullible cop, who was tricked by a mystery caller into parting with the details of his ATM card, has lost a hefty sum from his bank account. PTI file photo

A gullible cop, who was tricked by a mystery caller into parting with the details of his ATM card, has lost a hefty sum from his bank account.

Sports

Bangladesh hope to run through Scots by fielding first

Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza firmly laid down the gauntlet to Scotland as his side seek to move within sight of a World Cup quarter-final place by choosing to field in their Pool A clash in Nelson on Thursday. Reuters

Warner leads Aussie charge

Australia registered the highest total of World Cup history on Wednesday as

'Opening batsmen and bowlers are key'

Kim Hughes had an eventful international career. He was appointed captain a

Scribe lodges complaint against Kohli

Virat Kohli's outburst at a journalist from a national daily took a new...

Karnataka score hat-trick

Karnataka produced an all-win performance to emerge champions in the under-

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Chief Minister Siddaramaiah at the inauguration of Emerging Manufacturing Entrepreneurs Resource Gro

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah at the inauguration of Emerging Manufacturing Entrepreneurs Resource Gro

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal meeting with a delegation of various Bar Associations of Delhi

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal meeting with a delegation of various Bar Associations of Delhi

BJP MP Jagadambika Pal celebrates Holi with TMC member Saugata Roy at Parliament

BJP MP Jagadambika Pal celebrates Holi with TMC member Saugata Roy at Parliament

A widow daubed in colours dances in the Holi celebrations organised by non-governmental organisation

A widow daubed in colours dances in the Holi celebrations organised by non-governmental organisation

Students of a gurukul take a water conservation pledge and also pay tribute to swine flu victims

Students of a gurukul take a water conservation pledge and also pay tribute to swine flu victims

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu celebrates holi with traditional artistes

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu celebrates holi with traditional artistes

Ireland's George Dockrell is bowled for 25 runs by South Africa's Morne Morkel to end their Cricket

Ireland's George Dockrell is bowled for 25 runs by South Africa's Morne Morkel to end their Cricket

The debris is being cleared after landslides on Jammu-Srinagar Jammu National Highway

The debris is being cleared after landslides on Jammu-Srinagar Jammu National Highway

Artist staged a play Visa Nirikshaneyelliddaga at the inauguration of Dalita Natakotsava

Artist staged a play Visa Nirikshaneyelliddaga at the inauguration of Dalita Natakotsava

Badly damaged road in Bengaluru

Badly damaged road in Bengaluru

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Fun moments: Kids at Raceway Motorsports.

It's an exhilarating journey in a monstrous maze. Finding its own track, quite literally, in all the major cities of the country, go-karting, accord...

'The show changes you'

MAGIC HANDS: Emelia Jackson/ DH PHOTO BY BK JANARDHAN

Fondly remembered as the 'Dessert Queen' of the 'MasterChef Australia' kitchen, Emelia Jackson has come a long way post her exit on the television ......

Shifting trends in MBA courses

Shifting trends in MBA courses

The buzz around e-commerce has been continuously increasing in India over the last decade. Leave aside regular online shopping; the adaptation of vari...

The need for reviving liberal education

Every individual is unique and their intelligence and abilities are far more complex than his or her score in standardised tests.We need a wholesome educational approach to tap into their real talent.

A common conversation: Hello! What are you currently studying? I just passed out of 10th standard, sir. Oh that's good. What is your percentage? I am ...

The roadmap to success

A steady career growth involves interpersonal skills,  communication ability and emotional intelligence, writes Vidur Gupta

Everyone craves for a better career and perform better in their life. The thirst for success grows as one rises up the career ladder. This creates a ...

Those growing up years!

(Second row, from left) Jogindar (second), Surindar (third) and Rai Sahib Gokal Chand (fourth). Sita Bhateja is sitting cross-legged in front (second from right). The picture was taken in 1931 at Multan Jail.

You don't usually find children playing in gay abandon in the premises of a jail. But as a five-year-old, I couldn't think of a better place to take m...

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