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IAS officer accuses Har CS of sending objectionable messages

As controversy pertaining to the Haryana Chief Minister administering the oath of office to new information commissioners persisted, senior IAS officer Pradeep Kasni today alleged the Chief Secretary had sent him objectionable text messages relating to the appointments. Credit: Twitter

As controversy pertaining to the Haryana Chief Minister administering the oath of office to new information commissioners persisted...

Bangalore child rape: Mustafa gets clean chit, 2 others arrested

The Bangalore Police Tuesday arrested two gym instructors on charges of raping a six-year-old student in the school campus. DH photo

Two gym instructors have been arrested in connection with what police now believe is alleged gangrape of a six-year-old girl at a public school here recently.

118 Kerala nurses in Libya want to return

In a near replay of the incidents in Iraq, a large number of Indian nurses are caught amid spiralling violence in Libya, where rival militias seek to control the capital's international airport, and have approached the Indian mission for aid and even help in evacuation. For representation purpose only. PTI file photo

A total of 118 Kerala nurses working in Libya want to return home in India, said a Kerala government official Tuesday.Speaking to IANS, P. Sudeep...

Rape, murder charges can't be quashed despite settlement: SC

Criminal proceedings in grave offences like rape and murder cannot be quashed despite the victim and the accused reaching a compromise and coming to an amicable settlement, the Supreme court has ruled saying it will have harmful effect on society. DH file photo

Criminal proceedings in grave offences like rape and murder cannot be quashed despite the victim and the accused reaching a compromise...

Indians no longer need visa to visit Reunion island

Indians now do not need a visa to visit the French island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean for stays up to 15 days, French Ambassador to India Francois Richier said Tuesday / Screen shot

Indians now do not need a visa to visit the French island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean for stays up to 15 days, French Ambassador to India Francois Richier said Tuesday.

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Traffic diversions today

The  traffic police will divert vehicular movement in certain areas of the City on Tuesday in view of Eid celebrations. The diversions will be in force between 8:30 am and 12:30 pm. DH file photo

The traffic police will divert vehicular movement in certain areas of the City on Tuesday in view of Eid celebrations. The diversions will be in...

Sports

England tighten grip on Test, India 108/3, trail by 461

India, who started the day at 25 for one and 569 runs behind, lost both overnight batsmen Cheteshwar Pujara (24) and Murali Vijay (34) rather cheaply. DH photo

Harpreet bags silver in men's 25m rapid fire pistol

Shooter Harpreet Singh survived two rounds of nerve-wrecking shoot-off and

Nigerian weightlifter in dope net, Indians have most to gain

Matsa Santoshi's bronze in women's 53kg weightlifting at the Comm

Resolute Vikas lifts silver, boxers advance in CWG

Weightlifter Vikas Thakur showed tremendous grit as he fought back pain to

Jitu keeps Indian run going

Indian shooters continued their dominance at the Barry Buddon...

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Catherine (R), Duchess of Cambridge, sits with her husband Prince William (C), and Britain...

Shooter Anisha Sayyed who won a Silver Medal...

Shooter Anisha Sayyed who won a Silver Medal...

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Orazio Cremona of South Africa takes part in the...

Blood covers the face of Brody Blair of Canada...

Blood covers the face of Brody Blair of Canada...

India's Mandeep Jangra fights with Jamaica...

India's Mandeep Jangra fights with Jamaica...

Silver medallist India's Vikas Thakur at the medal ceremony of the...

Silver medallist India's Vikas Thakur at the medal ceremony of the...

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A time for family and friends

Arfa Samreen, brother Ashhar Kamaal with their mother Abida.

The holy month of Ramzan has the food street on Mosque Road and in several other parts of the City come alive with stalls......

Breaking the walls

 Nidhi Suresh and Malavika Nandakumar. Credit: DH metrolife print

Most campaigns have a serious purpose. It's rare to come across one that spreads happiness. The 'Free Hug', founded by......

Strong messages hit the ramp

A look at Manoviraj Khosla's designs. Credit: DH Metrolife print

The ramp was soaked in white and yellow light and the models gracefully walked onto the platform. With their head......

Gushing waters, lush parks

Sunrays Park. Photos by author

Krishna river is an important source of irrigation for people in the state. The Almatti Dam across this mighty river, is an......

Botanical bonanza

BOUNTYCultivation of the Gambogia fruit is very economical for the families of the Western Ghats.

Rajeshwari N writes how uppage, a fruit of the Western Ghats, is helping shape lives, livelihoods and economies......

Brain mapping hurdles

 Human Brain  Project is a 10-year effort  involving dozens of research  institutions to create a simulation using supercomputers of how the human brain works.

More than 180 neuroscientists have asked the European Commission to reconsider the technical goals of the world's largest......

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