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India sticks to its guns on WTO deal

India on Thursday stuck to its stand on food security issues taken at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) notwithstanding the pressure by the US, which engaged in hectic parleys on the matter with Indian leaders, hoping for a compromise. Reuters photo

India on Thursday stuck to its stand on food security issues taken at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) notwithstanding the pressure...

Pune landslide toll 41

Over 100 people are still buried under debris at the landslide site in Pune's Malingaon even after 36 hours of the tragedy, as intermittent rains and slushy terrain slowed down rescue work.  PTI photo

Over 100 people are still buried under debris at the landslide site in Pune's Malingaon even after 36 hours of the tragedy, as intermittent...

UN, US announce 72-hour ceasefire in Gaza

The United Nations and United States announced that Israel and Hamas had agreed to a 'unconditional humanitarian ceasefire' in Gaza for a period of 72 hours starting today, allowing both sides to negotiate on a 'durable' armistice. AP photo

The United Nations and United States announced that Israel and Hamas had agreed to a 'unconditional humanitarian ceasefire' in Gaza for a period of 72 hours...

After testing times, Dalbir Singh Suhag takes over

Army chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag and his wife Namita Suhag with family in New Delhi. PTI

India's new Army Chief Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag and his family had to go through "testing times" and face "ordeals" in recent years, perhaps...

Bangalore bandh evokes mixed response

field day: It was a good day to teach children cycling as most vehicles remained off the road due to the Bangalore bandh call given by some Kannada organisations on Thursday. DH photo

The dawn-to-dusk Bangalore bandh, called by a group of pro-Kannada organisations against the "increase" in sexual attacks on women and children...

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Review illegal property deals by foreigners: Govt

Amid foreign nationals buying immovable property illegally, the Centre asked state governments to review suspicious transactions and exercise caution while registering new sale, purchase deeds.  DH illustration

Amid foreign nationals buying immovable property illegally, the Centre asked state governments to review suspicious transactions and exercise caution while registering...

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An man holds a cycle and wades through a flooded street as it rains in Mumbai. Heavy rainfall...

An man holds a cycle and wades through a flooded street as it rains in Mumbai. Heavy rainfall...

A traditional Teej procession at Tripolia Gate in Jaipur on Thursday...

A traditional Teej procession at Tripolia Gate in Jaipur on Thursday...

Gold medal winner Vikas Shive Gowda of India throws the discus in the final at Hampden Park...

Gold medal winner Vikas Shive Gowda of India throws the discus in the final at Hampden Park...

South Africa's Rhett Halkett, right, vies for the ball with India's Chandanda Nikkin, during...

South Africa's Rhett Halkett, right, vies for the ball with India's Chandanda Nikkin, during...

Arvind Panwar makes his way towards the finish line in the Men's Time Trial during...

Arvind Panwar makes his way towards the finish line in the Men's Time Trial during...

Dipa Karmakar of India performs during the women's gymnastics vault apparatus final at the 2014...

Dipa Karmakar of India performs during the women's gymnastics vault apparatus final at the 2014...

Babita Kumari wrestles with Canada's Brittanee Laverdure during the women's Freestyle...

Babita Kumari wrestles with Canada's Brittanee Laverdure during the women's Freestyle...

People at waterlogged Shivaji Chowk, Bhiwandi after heavy rains near Mumbai on Thursday...

People at waterlogged Shivaji Chowk, Bhiwandi after heavy rains near Mumbai on Thursday...

NDRF personnel with a body of a victim of landslide at Malin village on Thursday...

NDRF personnel with a body of a victim of landslide at Malin village on Thursday...

A crack seen on the highway caused by the erosion due to heavy rains at Kasara Ghat...

A crack seen on the highway caused by the erosion due to heavy rains at Kasara Ghat...

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Shah Rukh and I are not friends: Ajay

Actor Ajay Devgn, who is often pitted against Shah Rukh Khan, says the two may not be best of friends but they stand by each other. Screen Grab

Actor Ajay Devgn, who is often pitted against Shah Rukh Khan, says the two may not be best of friends but they stand by each other...

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India is the fifth largest producer of wind energy with the sector alone constituting 68 per cent of the total renewable energy produced ...

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On the sand and silt route

A part of Seshadri Road poses risks to motorists due to the sand on it.  DH photos by bk janardhan

It is not unusual to see piles of sand heaped on road sides and pavements, thanks to the constructions going on in the City......

'Life has changed a lot'

 Kailash Kher. DH Metrolife print

Kailash Kher is known for his earthy voice. Currently part of 'Pepsi MTV Indies', he describes his stint with the series as......

The call of the wild

 Vivek Menon and Anil Kumble. DH Metrolife print

Indian Mammals - A Field Guide', was launched recently by Vivek C Menon, executive director and CEO of Wildlife Trust of India......

A spectacular gateway to beauty

entryway Give a welcoming touch to your home entrance. DH Homes&interiors print

First impression is always the best impression. So, why not create such an impression by making the entrance of your home inviting......

Green route beckons you

Use locally available materials to reduce your carbon footprint. DH Homes&interiors print

You don't need fat wallets or detailed designs to turn your home green, but some simple ideas that work, writes Vathsala V P......

Furry friends rule the roost

Create a separate area for your pets in your home so that they don't invade your space. DH Homes&interiors print

Incorporating unique design features can make your home pet-friendly. Simran Chhibber tells you how. Pet lovers have......

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