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Keep distance, Modi tells SPG men

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who faces unprecedented threats to his life, is believed to have directed the Special Protection Group (SPG) to be away from ''hearing distance'' even as it guards him. PTI file photo

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who faces unprecedented threats to his life, is believed to have directed the Special Protection Group...

Curfew relaxed for four hours in strife-hit Saharanpur

With the situation improving in violence-hit Saharanpur, the district authorities today relaxed curfew for four hours in the new city area to allow people to buy their daily need items from markets which were directed to remain open. PTI photo

With the situation improving in violence-hit Saharanpur, the district authorities today relaxed curfew for four hours in the new city area to allow people...

Safety rules apply to govt schools also

Vibgyor High set to reopen on Monday. DH photo

The safety guidelines issued by the City police on Saturday apply to all government and private schools. Headmasters or principals are solely...

Army to let women head combat units

In a change of policy, the Indian Army has decided to allow women officers to command combat support branches like Army aviation and signal corps from 2015 onwards. PTI file photo

In a change of policy, the Indian Army has decided to allow women officers to command combat support branches like Army aviation and signal corps...

Google mapping comes under CBI scrutiny

CBI has registered a preliminary enquiry (PE) against Internet giant Google over Mapathon 2013, an event organised by the US company, for allegedly violating laws by mapping sensitive areas and defence installations, prohibited by law. Ap file photo

CBI has registered a preliminary enquiry (PE) against Internet giant Google over Mapathon 2013, an event organised by the US company...

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Pearls Of Wisdom

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Cleaner dies as train rams crane near Doddaballapur

CRANE turns scrap: The mangled remains of an earthmover which was rammed by a train near Doddaballapur in Bangalore Rural district on Sunday. DH Photo

The cleaner of an earthmover (JCB) was killed and its operator suffered grievous injuries, after the Jabalpur-Yeshwantpur Express rammed it at an...

Sports

Shooters, weightlifters shine for India

Indian shooters continued their medal winning spree in the 2014 Commonwealth Games with Shreyasi Singh and Mohammed Asab winning the double trap silver and the bronze while the women lifters also made an impact as Punam Yadav got the bronze medal Sunday / PTI Photo

CWG: India knocked out by England in badminton

India were knocked out of badminton semi-finals 0-3 by England...

Cook stands tall as Englishmen seize initiative

Not many sportspersons had gone through such struggle and scrutiny as Alast

Nibali set to be crowned champ

Six years ago, Vincenzo Nibali felt he may never achieve his goal of...

Protean Le Clos reigns supreme

South Africa's Chad le Clos solidified his status as the world's.

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Force India Formula One driver Sergio Perez sits in his car after a crash during the Hungarian F1...

Force India Formula One driver Sergio Perez sits in his car after a crash during the Hungarian F1...

Cars burnt in clashes between two communities a day before is being removed by crane...

Cars burnt in clashes between two communities a day before is being removed by crane...

Renovation work being carried out by the NDMC at the Lodhi Garden in New Delhi...

Renovation work being carried out by the NDMC at the Lodhi Garden in New Delhi...

A man holds an umbrella as he rides a bicycle through a street during monsoon rains in Mumba....

A man holds an umbrella as he rides a bicycle through a street during monsoon rains in Mumba....

Flooded street duirng the continue rain in Mumbai...

Flooded street duirng the continue rain in Mumbai...

A boy sits on his handmade raft as he collects floating recyclable material in the waters...

A boy sits on his handmade raft as he collects floating recyclable material in the waters...

Muslims shout slogans during a demonstration to protest against Israeli airstrikes on Gaza strip...

Muslims shout slogans during a demonstration to protest against Israeli airstrikes on Gaza strip...

Muslims throng a marketplace near the Jama Mosque illuminated during the holy month of Ramadan...

Muslims throng a marketplace near the Jama Mosque illuminated during the holy month of Ramadan...

Shoppers crowd at a market ahead of the Eid al-Fitr festival in Ahmedabad. The Eid al-Fitr...

Shoppers crowd at a market ahead of the Eid al-Fitr festival in Ahmedabad. The Eid al-Fitr...

Muslims prepare plates of food for an Iftar (breaking of fast) meal, inside a mosque during the...

Muslims prepare plates of food for an Iftar (breaking of fast) meal, inside a mosque during the...

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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan vouches for stemcell banking

Bollywood actor Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, who was adjudged the world's fourth most beautiful lady, today reiterated the importance of stem cell banking by mothers and the situation that led to her decision to go in for stem cell banking for her daughter. PTI photo

Bollywood actor Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, who was adjudged the world's fourth most beautiful lady, today reiterated the importance of...

Today's Supplements

The towering threat

There are a number of mobile towers in the residential parts of the City. dh photo by sk dinesh

Almost every person uses a cell phone nowadays. So the number of mobile towers in the City are innumerable. From every nook......

Bag to basics

A view of the collection. Dh Photos by SK Dinesh

Turning waste into something useful is a passion for many. Aishwarya S, a student of Vijaya College, is one such person......

Android Wear has a long way to go

Google has a new operating system for wearable devices like smartwatches. It's called Android Wear and it works like a miniature version of an Android phone on your wrist. AP file photo

Google's new operating system for wearable devices looks half-baked, but gives a glimpse of the future......

Building a smartphone that can take a fall

Gorilla Glass 3 undergoes a weighted ball strength test. INYT

Aesthetic reasons aside, is there a case to be made for using a smartphone case? I wondered this after I dropped my naked......

Post-election market zest lost on consumers

 Two years of near double digit inflation, stubbornly high because of market inefficiencies and supply bottlenecks rather than strong demand, combined with faltering growth and stagnating wages have squeezed Indias consumers.

Software engineer Sanjay Bhatnagar used to watch a new Bollywood movie every week with his family, but now goes to the cinema once a month as spiralli...

Music and dance reviews

Shanthala Subramanya

Sri Academy of Music and Arts conducts a music festival called 'Saama' every year, under the direction of Dr R Raghuram. This year, a 12-hou...

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