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Rajiv killing conspirators not to be released for now: SC

 The apex court bench headed by Chief Justice P. Sathasivam framed several questions to be addressed by the constitution bench including whether after commutation of the death sentence into life imprisonment, can the government further grant them remission by releasing them. PTI file photo

The Supreme Court Friday referred to a constitution bench the question whether the government can release a life term convict whose death sentence...

US court asks Sikh group to summon Manmohan Singh by June 18

A US court has asked a Sikh group to serve summons on Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh by June 18 or face dismissal of a case of alleged violation of human rights during his tenure. PTI file photo

A US court has asked a Sikh group to serve summons on Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh by June 18 or face dismissal of a case of alleged violation of...

Google+ chief Vic Gundotra departs after 8 years

Mumbai-born IIT Madras alum Vic Gundotra, the mastermind behind Google's social network Google+, has abruptly resigned putting a question mark on the future of his creation. AP file photo

Mumbai-born IIT Madras alum Vic Gundotra, the mastermind behind Google's social network Google+, has abruptly resigned putting a question mark on the...

Giriraj Singh granted anticipatory bail

BJP leader Giriraj Singh today got some relief as a Patna court granted him anticipatory bail for his alleged hate speeches during election campaign. PTI file photo

BJP leader Giriraj Singh today got some relief as a Patna court granted him anticipatory bail for his alleged hate speeches during election campaign.

Fire engulfs 500 hutments in Delhi

A fire broke out at a slum cluster of close to 500 hutments in Delhi's Vasant Kunj area, an official said Friday. PTI file photo

A fire broke out at a slum cluster of close to 500 hutments in Delhi's Vasant Kunj area, an official said Friday.

Business

Not facing any significant IPR challenges in India: Abbott

American pharmaceuticals giant Abbott has told the US government that it is not facing any significant challenge with respect to intellectual property rights, as is being alleged by a section of the US industry, especially from the pharma sector. AP file photo for representation only

American pharmaceuticals giant Abbott has told the US government that it is not facing any significant challenge with respect to intellectual property...

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BMTC hopes to raise Rs 235 crore through bus fare hike

The BMTC has to increase its revenue by more than Rs 300 crore during the current fiscal to cover the losses of 2013-14 as well as to take care of future increase in the cost of operation. DH photo

The Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC), that has hiked the bus fares by 15 per cent from Thursday midnight, hopes that this increase...

Sports

KKR face Maxwell, Miller test in clash against KXIP

Kolkata Knight Riders face the daunting task of stopping the marauding pair of Glenn Maxwell and David Miller in its tracks when they clash with Kings XI Punjab in an Indian Premier League match here tomorrow. PTI file photo

Kolkata Knight Riders beat RCB by 2 runs

A stunning catch by Australian Chris Lynn in the last over made...

Phelps beaten in first final of comeback

Michael Phelps settled for second place in his first final in 20 months,...

Tough task for struggling Mumbai

Having started their campaign on a disastrous note, defending champions Mum

Sindhu, Gurusaidutt progress to Asian Championships quarters

P.V. Sindhu and R.M.V. Gurusaidutt Thursday led India's charge...

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A digital image called 'Venus, 1985' created by Andy Warhol retrieved from disk 1998.3.2129.3.22...

A digital image called 'Venus, 1985' created by Andy Warhol retrieved from disk 1998.3.2129.3.22...

Crew members of Colombian-registered sailing ship Gloria stand on the ship's masts during a...

Crew members of Colombian-registered sailing ship Gloria stand on the ship's masts during a...

A rainbow appears over the sky of the city of Sao Paulo April 24, 2014. Sao Paulo is one of the...

A rainbow appears over the sky of the city of Sao Paulo April 24, 2014. Sao Paulo is one of the...

27 year old white polar bear Uslada shakes off water in her pool at the Leningrad Zoo in St...

27 year old white polar bear Uslada shakes off water in her pool at the Leningrad Zoo in St...

U.S. President Barack Obama waves from Air Force One as he departs Haneda International Airport...

U.S. President Barack Obama waves from Air Force One as he departs Haneda International Airport...

Singer-songwriter, Leslie Grace arrives at the 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards on Thursday...

Singer-songwriter, Leslie Grace arrives at the 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards on Thursday...

A model of a pink fisherman and bicycle are positioned on a rock in the Irish Sea near the...

A model of a pink fisherman and bicycle are positioned on a rock in the Irish Sea near the...

Actress Emma Stone arrives for 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' premiere in New York April 24, 2014...

Actress Emma Stone arrives for 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' premiere in New York April 24, 2014...

A girl leaps over headstones at the Jakarta War Cemetery following the ANZAC Day dawn service in...

A girl leaps over headstones at the Jakarta War Cemetery following the ANZAC Day dawn service in...

A fire-fighter walks past a school bus leaning against a eucalyptus tree after it veered off the...

A fire-fighter walks past a school bus leaning against a eucalyptus tree after it veered off the...

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Lifestyle

B'wood actresses: Over 30 and still single

While Rani exchanged vows with filmmaker Aditya Chopra in Italy, her contemporaries like Tabu, Preity Zinta and Urmila Matondkar continue to be in the list of 30-plus yet single. PTI file photo

Rani Mukerji tied the knot at 36. While she exchanged vows with filmmaker Aditya Chopra in Italy, her contemporaries like Preity Zinta...

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Wide junctions left unregulated

There are a lot of junctions in the City where the roads are wide but there are no demarcated areas for pedestrians to walk on or cross.  DH photo

There are a lot of junctions in the City where the roads are wide but there are no demarcated areas for pedestrians to walk on or cross......

Hair care for summer

Experts say that one can ward off hair woes by focussing on cleanliness and hygiene and following the correct combing technique to keep the scalp and hair healthy in the scorching heat. DH photo

Dull hair, dandruff and excessive hair fall - summer brings a whole lot of hair problems. Experts say that one can ward off hair woes......

Emotions portrayed in motion

The use of diyas in Parinda made for an interesting last piece but it was the sound of the conch that made for an apt end to the battle that the crowd had just witnessed.

There's something about art that transcends borders and even facilitates better relations between countries and cultures. That's......

Dream dining

With a splash of creativity, such dining corners can be made inviting for the family to dine together.

Make your dining corner the best place of your home with some interesting ideas, says Vathsala V P......

Memories to enliven the decor

The most appropriate decorative accessories that can be integrated in any home setting are the photos. AP photo

Framed Photographs in varied forms are a wonderful way to add warmth and a sense of vibrancy to your home decor, writes Sharmila Chand......

Create your own store-well story

Use space racks and divider shelves wherever you can to accommodate more in less space.

A well-organised home is a dream come true. Swati Kapur offers creative ideas that help you organise the storage of your stuff better......

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The Reserve Bank of India on Tuesday disallowed overseas branches of domestic banks from extending external commercial borrowings (ECBs) to manufacturing and infrastructure companies for repaying rupee loans. Reuters photo

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