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Jet Airways plane loses contact with ATC over Germany, fighters scrambled

The incident happened three days back when the Mumbai- London flight 9W-118, with 330 passengers and 15 crew members, lost contact with the Air Traffic Control (ATC) for a 'brief period' while flying over Cologne. DH file photo. For representation purpose

A reported communication failure on board a Jet Airways aircraft while flying in the German skies gave a scare to...

Nagaland CM Zeliang decides to step down

 A statement from the Chief Minister's Office confirmed Zeliang was stepping down and a consensus leader will be chosen tomorrow morning at Naga People's Front Legislature Party meeting. Image courtesy ANI

T R Zeliang today decided to step down as Nagaland Chief Minister in a dramatic turn of events in the violence-hit state...

Police step up efforts to nab Kerala actress attack culprits

 The actress was harassed for two hours allegedly by a gang of men, who forced their way into her car before fleeing at a busy area here on Feb 17 night. File photo.

Kerala police today intensified its efforts to arrest the culprits involved in the harassment of a noted South Indian actress amid mounting pressure...

Surgical strikes decision was taken soon after Uri attack: HM

 Singh, however, said that common people of Pakistan, including Muslims, were in favour of good relations with India. PTI File Photo.

The decision to carry out cross-LoC surgical strikes last September was taken at an emergency meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

Tirupati laddu turns bitter for TTD; causes Rs 140 cr loss

 The laddu, made at the massive kitchen close to the shrine at nearby Tirumala, is in great demand among devotees, who throng the shrine from different parts of the country throughout the year. File Photo.

The most sought-after 'Tirupati Laddu' has caused an annual loss of over Rs 140 crore to the cash-rich administration of Lord Venkateswara hill shrine...

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Vodafone, Idea likely to seal merger pact within a month

The proposed merger of Vodafone India and Idea will create an entity with a revenue of around Rs 77,500-80,000 crore besides eliminating duplication of spectrum and infrastructure capex, the rating agency said in its report. Reuters File Photo.

UK's Vodafone and Aditya Birla group firm Idea Cellular are likely to finalise within a month the mega merger deal that will create India's largest...

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Roads choked on final day of Aero India

Severe traffic congestion at Hebbal on the last day of Aero India 2017 in Bengaluru on Saturday.  DH PHOTO/ Kishor Kumar Bolar

The heavy rush of visitors to the Yelahanka air base on the last day of the air show saw massive traffic snarls.

Sports

Not going to sledge Kohli, hints Warner

Australian player David Warner in action during a warm-up match against India A at Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai on Sunday. PTI Photo

Ganguly, PV Shetty eligible to attend IPL auctions

Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) president Sourav Ganguly along...

Dhoni removed as Pune captain, Smith to take over

Mahendra Singh Dhoni was today removed as captain of IPL franchise Rising P

Iyer hits career-best double ton, but Australia in front

Shreyas Iyer struck a career-best double century as India 'A' gave a fittin

Weakest Australian team ever to tour India: Harbhajan Singh

Senior off-spinner Harbhajan Singh has rated the current Australian team le

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Theater Person Lakshmi Chandrashekar in an interview to Prajavani Metro for ' Naa Kanda...

Theater Person Lakshmi Chandrashekar in an interview to Prajavani Metro for ' Naa Kanda...

A n aircraft take off in a backdrop of sun set on the last day of the 11th biennial edition...

A n aircraft take off in a backdrop of sun set on the last day of the 11th biennial edition...

A Truck caught fire , at Road in Tinsukia, Assam on Saturday...

A Truck caught fire , at Road in Tinsukia, Assam on Saturday...

Virat Kohli speaks at 49th All India Central Revenue Sports Meet ...

Virat Kohli speaks at 49th All India Central Revenue Sports Meet ...

Indian Air Force's helicopter aerobatic team 'Sarang' on the last day of the 11th Biennial edition..

Indian Air Force's helicopter aerobatic team 'Sarang' on the last day of the 11th Biennial edition..

Skycat Wingwalkers, the Scandinavian aerobatic team, makes a heart on the last day of AERO INDIA...

Skycat Wingwalkers, the Scandinavian aerobatic team, makes a heart on the last day of AERO INDIA...

A three-months-old hippopotamus is seen with its mother Pippa at the Le Cornelle Animal Park...

A three-months-old hippopotamus is seen with its mother Pippa at the Le Cornelle Animal Park...

Bollywood actor Neil Nitin Mukesh with his wife Rukmini during their wedding reception in Mumbai...

Bollywood actor Neil Nitin Mukesh with his wife Rukmini during their wedding reception in Mumbai...

A ball of fire from explosives goes up during the ongoing U.S.-Thai joint military exercise...

A ball of fire from explosives goes up during the ongoing U.S.-Thai joint military exercise...

Sibrerian birds frolic over Narmda River waters in Jabalpur...

Sibrerian birds frolic over Narmda River waters in Jabalpur...

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