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Five-phase poll in J&K, Jharkhand

Assembly elections in Jharkhand and flood-ravaged Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) will be conducted in five phases from November 25 to December 20, the Election Commission announced on Saturday. PTI file photo

Assembly elections in Jharkhand and flood-ravaged Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) will be conducted in five phases from November 25 to December 20...

Defence projects worth Rs 80k cr okayed

The Centre on Saturday cleared several defence projects worth Rs 80,000 crore, including building six submarines indigenously, purchasing over 8,000 Israeli anti-tank guided missiles and 12 upgraded Dornier surveillance aircraft. DH file photo

The Centre on Saturday cleared several defence projects worth Rs 80,000 crore, including building six submarines indigenously, purchasing...

Modi lauds media for turning 'pen into broom'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi poses for photographs with reporters during the Diwali Mangal Milan at BJP headquarters in New Delhi on Saturday. I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar is also seen. PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met journalists for the first time after assuming office. In a bid to change the notion that...

Akhilesh dismisses 82 MoS-rank leaders

In an apparent bid to send a strong message to the party leaders that non-performance would not be tolerated, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday dismissed as many as 82 leaders who held posts equivalent to ministerial rank. PTI file photo

In an apparent bid to send a strong message to the party leaders that non-performance would not be tolerated, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav...

Balabrooie will stay, says CM

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday said that the government has no plans to demolish the historical Balabrooie Guest House. DH photo

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday said that the government has no plans to demolish the historical Balabrooie Guest House...

Business

Diwali pile-up worries e-commerce firms in India

E-commerce giants eBay India and Amazon.in said on Saturday that they have been expecting delays in clearing some shipments lying at key airports across the country, especially Mumbai's nodal Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. / DH Photo

Leading e-commerce players have run into delivery issues following the unprecedented volume of shipments flowing in and out of the cargo ...

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Police dispel parents' fears on safety of kids

Parents outside the Orchids school after attending a meeting with the  management and the police commissioner on Saturday. DH photo

The City police on Saturday arrested Gundappa, the office assistant in connection with the rape of a minor girl at Orchids The International School...

Sports

Dynamos power past Chennaiyin for first win

Chennaiyin FC player (white) and Delhi Dynamos FC players in action during their Indian Super League 2014 match in New Delhi. PTI photo

Sania-Cara enter WTA Finals summit clash

Indo-Zimbabwean women's doubles tennis combine Sania Mirza...

Biting appalling but harmless!World Cup finals

Biting op­ponents may be appalling but it is harmless and should not be...

Table-toppers Kolkata face struggling Kerala

Perched on top of the table, Atletico de Kolkata will look to consolidate..

Serena, Halep in final clash

Serena Williams, her insatiable will to win as strong as ever, regained her

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Mrs. Komal Kalra Pagarani who is all set to represent India...

Mrs. Komal Kalra Pagarani who is all set to represent India...

Fire at Balaji Studio Killick Nixon Studios in Mumbai...

Fire at Balaji Studio Killick Nixon Studios in Mumbai...

Sikh religious warriors, display their horse-riding skills at an event organized to celebrate...

Sikh religious warriors, display their horse-riding skills at an event organized to celebrate...

Bollywood actor Shatrughan Sinha with his family during Amitabh Bachchan's Diwali party in Mumbai..

Bollywood actor Shatrughan Sinha with his family during Amitabh Bachchan's Diwali party in Mumbai..

Sachin Tendulkar and his wife Anjali with Abhishek Bachchan during Bachchans' Diwali party...

Sachin Tendulkar and his wife Anjali with Abhishek Bachchan during Bachchans' Diwali party...

Narendra Modi clicks photographs during the Diwali Mangal Milan programme at BJP headquarters...

Narendra Modi clicks photographs during the Diwali Mangal Milan programme at BJP headquarters...

Nitin Gadkari leaves after meeting RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat at RSS headquarters in Nagpur...

Nitin Gadkari leaves after meeting RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat at RSS headquarters in Nagpur...

Brother & Sister take holy dip in river Yamuna on the occasion of Bhai Dooj...

Brother & Sister take holy dip in river Yamuna on the occasion of Bhai Dooj...

Dhoni talks to Hockey India player Ashunta Lakra during launch of hockey team in Ranchi...

Dhoni talks to Hockey India player Ashunta Lakra during launch of hockey team in Ranchi...

Brother of Thailand's Prime Minister Payap Shinawatra takes part in Robe...

Brother of Thailand's Prime Minister Payap Shinawatra takes part in Robe...

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King of prose: Australian author and Booker Prize winner Richard Flanagan.

Richard Flanagan, who was honoured for 'The Narrow Road to the Deep North', is the third Australian to win the coveted Man Booker Prize. Ale...

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Star buzz:  Malayalam actor  Kunchako Boban

It is not often that an actor who takes a sabbatical from cinema finds favour with audiences and filmmakers on his return to the arc lights....

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Despite a change at the helm and new signings, Manchester United are still struggling to find form...

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