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16 schoolchildren killed as train rams bus in Telangana

Injured children at the site moments after the mishap. Dh photo

At least 16 children, driver and cleaner in a school bus were killed and 21 children injur­ed when a passenger train rammed the veh­i­cle...

Algerian plane with 116 on board crashes

An Air Algerie Airways plane prepares to land at Houari Boumediene Airport in Algiers July 24, 2014. An Air Algerie flight crashed on Thursday en route from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers with 110 passengers on board. Reuters photo

An Air Algerie flight crashed on Thursday en route from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers with 110 passengers and six crew members on board...

Solve cases against politicos swiftly: PM

Putting his election promise into action, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has directed the ministries of home and law to review pending criminal cases against parliamentarians for expediting them as early as possible. PTI file photo

Putting his election promise into action, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has directed the ministries of home and law to review pending criminal cases...

BJP lands in Sania mess

Telangana BJP leader K Laxman, who later stated that he was misquoted, had opposed the move to declare Sania Mirza as brand ambassador on the grounds that she was the daughter-in-law of Pakistan after having married cricketer Shoaib Malik, and also because she was a non-local. PTI file photo

Faced with another embarrassment after Shiv Sena MPs tried to force-feed a fasting Muslim, the BJP on Thursday distanced itself...

Prez completes 2 yrs in office, keen on public interaction

A tableau of the 'Shimla Agreement' at the Rashtrapati  Bhavan Museum in New Delhi on Thursday. PTI  photo

When an active political leader like Pranab Mukherjee moved into Rashtrapati Bhavan, what he missed most was frequent interaction with the people...

Business

Cabinet nod for 49% FDI in insurance to fetch Rs 25k cr

The Cabinet on Thursday approved raising the foreign direct investment cap in insurance sector from 26 to 49 per cent but asserted that the management control will rest with Indian promoters. The bill will now be taken up in Parliament, in all probability, in the current session itself. PTI file photo

The Cabinet on Thursday approved raising the foreign direct investment cap in insurance sector from 26 to 49 per cent but asserted that the management...

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School should have informed cops: Girl's dad

The grief-stricken father of the six-year-old girl, who was allegedly raped by a skating instructor at Vibgyor High school at Marathahalli on July 2, feels that the manner in which the school management tried to hush up the matter was more disturbing than the attack. DH photo

The grief-stricken father of the six-year-old girl, who was allegedly raped by a skating instructor at Vibgyor High school at Marathahalli...

Sports

Hockey team looks to redeem pride at Glasgow

Hoping to salvage some pride after a disappointing World Cup outing and also end its title drought in the process, a talented but unpredictable Indian men's hockey team will open its Commonwealth Games campaign against a lowly Wales here on Friday / PTI Photo

Paddlers off to a strong start

Indian men's and women's table tennis teams made a comfortable st

Sporting pitch likely

Nigel Gray is a familiar figure in Rose Bowl cricket stadium. He has...

Riders keen to lift profile of sport

Battling various odds, three riders from the Embassy International Riding S

Classy Jayawardene lifts SL

Former captain Mahela Jayawardene hit a classy unbeaten century to help Sri

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India's Sanjita Khumukcham completes a lift during the 48-kg women's weightlifting event...

India's Sanjita Khumukcham completes a lift during the 48-kg women's weightlifting event...

Sachin Tendulkar speaks at the launch of the campaign Shuddh Paani, Swastha Bharat to curb...

Sachin Tendulkar speaks at the launch of the campaign Shuddh Paani, Swastha Bharat to curb...

Kajol with her mother actress Tanuja at a seminar on breast cancer in Pune...

Kajol with her mother actress Tanuja at a seminar on breast cancer in Pune...

Hironori Kanayama, President & CEO 0f Honda Cars India Ltd. and Yoshiyuki Matsumoto...

Hironori Kanayama, President & CEO 0f Honda Cars India Ltd. and Yoshiyuki Matsumoto...

School students wades through a flooded street after heavy rains in Ahmedabad...

School students wades through a flooded street after heavy rains in Ahmedabad...

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan at a promotional event in Glasgow on Wednesday...

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan at a promotional event in Glasgow on Wednesday...

Monsoon clouds over Taj Mahal in Agra...

Monsoon clouds over Taj Mahal in Agra...

A over view of fireworks that gallored the sky at Celtic Park during the opening ceremony...

A over view of fireworks that gallored the sky at Celtic Park during the opening ceremony...

A  man rows his boat on a river in Buthidaung...

A man rows his boat on a river in Buthidaung...

A worker sorts coffee berries at a factory in Kienjege, Nairobi...

A worker sorts coffee berries at a factory in Kienjege, Nairobi...

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A lane from yore

A view of Jewellers Street. DH PHOTO BY BK JANARDHAN

Long before the high-end jewellery shops on Commercial Street established themselves, people flocked to Jewellers Street......

Real Estate Professional award for Uzma Irfan

Uzma Irfan has bagged the reputed award this year for her exemplary work in the Prestige Group. The Bangalore Real Estate Awards 2014 was held on July 5, 2014 at Lalit Ashok, Bangalore. DH Photo

Heading the Corporate Communications of the famed Prestige group, Uzma Irfan has bagged the reputed award this year for her......

It's a problem of plenty

Online shopping is getting popular by the day. DH Photo

Online shopping is an experience by itself. There are people who swear by it and say that it's not only an enjoyable process......

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When living space is at a premium, it would be desirable to utilise the available space in an intelligent manner......

It's no trivial matter

Richa Chadda may have earned critical and commercial success with her roles in films like 'Oye Lucky Lucky Oye!', 'Gangs of Wasseypur', 'Fukrey' and 'Goliyon Ki Rasleela - Ramleela', but the Delhi girl enjoys theatre and dabbles in a few plays whenever she gets the time. DH Photo

Her roots lie in theatre and she has always been in touch with it. Richa Chadda may have earned critical and commercial......

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