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Gujarat Anti-Terror Bill passed by majority vote in Assembly

Gujarat Ministers. PTI file photo

Gujarat Assembly today passed by a majority vote the controversial Control of Terrorism and Organised Crime (GCTOC) Bill which allows...

SC issues notice to Advani, others in Babri demolition case

BJP leaders Murli Manohar Joshi and L.K. Advani. PTI File Photo

Supreme Court issued notices to L.K. Advani and others on a plea against dropping off conspiracy charges against them in the Babri Masjid demolition case...

Kannada mandatory subject in Karnataka

 This is envisaged in the Kannada Language Learning Bill, 2015 making Kannada a mandatory subject in classes one to ten and Right To Education Act Amendment Bill which were passed by a voice vote in the state Assembly today. DH file photo

Kannada language will be a mandatory subject in classes one to ten in schools affiliated to Karnataka board and a compulsory medium...

Calls offering crores were made with Kejriwal's consent: Garg

Former AAP MLA Rajesh Garg. Image Courtesy: Twitter

Rajesh Garg alleged that calls with the consent of Arvind Kejriwal were made to him and several other leaders offering them crores to support BJP....

Istanbul prosecutor taken hostage in courthouse

Turkish Marxist-Leninist left wing organisation, the DHKP-C, shows an alleged millitant from the DHKP-C holding a gun to the head of prosecutor Mehmet Selim Kiraz in Istanbul on March 31, 2015. AFP file photo

A group of militants on Tuesday took a prosecutor hostage at an Istanbul courthouse in connection with the death of a teenager as a result...

Business

RIL signs contracts for two offshore oil&gas blocks in Myanmar

Reuters file photo

Reliance Industries today signed contracts for two offshore oil and gas exploration blocks in Myanmar as it looks overseas to tide over difficult regulatory...

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Shastri defends Virat, says his work ethic as good as any

Indian skipper Virat Kohli along with Indian cricket Team Director Ravi Shastri . PTI File Photo

Jayawardena to build grassroot cricket in Sri Lanka

Former Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardene is set to take over a role...

Yuvraj, Zaheer eye Indian team comeback via IPL

Hoping to make a comeback into the Indian cricket team with stellar showing

Harika in tiebreaks of World Women's Chess semis

Grandmaster D Harika kept herself in contention for a place in the finals..

Vettori says goodbye to cricket, ends ODI career

Veteran left-arm spinner Daniel Vettori, the most capped ODI player for New

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People being rescued from their homes after flood water entered into their houses...

People being rescued from their homes after flood water entered into their houses...

Sunny Leone and Jay Bhanushali during the promotion of their forthcoming film 'Leela-Ek Paheli'...

Sunny Leone and Jay Bhanushali during the promotion of their forthcoming film 'Leela-Ek Paheli'...

President Pranab Mukherjee presents Padma Shri to Tarak Janubhai Mehta ...

President Pranab Mukherjee presents Padma Shri to Tarak Janubhai Mehta ...

President Pranab Mukherjee presents Padma Shri to Arunima Sinha during Padma Awards 2015 function...

President Pranab Mukherjee presents Padma Shri to Arunima Sinha during Padma Awards 2015 function...

Manohar Parrikar reviews an honor guard upon his arrival at Defense Ministry in Tokyo...

Manohar Parrikar reviews an honor guard upon his arrival at Defense Ministry in Tokyo...

Gray Heron bird seen at Madiwala Lake in Bengaluru...

Gray Heron bird seen at Madiwala Lake in Bengaluru...

Mumbai Indians' players Unmukt Chand and Parthiv Patel with the team's head coach Ricky Ponting...

Mumbai Indians' players Unmukt Chand and Parthiv Patel with the team's head coach Ricky Ponting...

Villagers try to pull the bodies of victims from the rubble after a hillside collapsed ...

Villagers try to pull the bodies of victims from the rubble after a hillside collapsed ...

Villagers watch the rescue operation at the site of a damaged house after a hillside collapsed...

Villagers watch the rescue operation at the site of a damaged house after a hillside collapsed...

A resident looks on as waters rise...

A resident looks on as waters rise...

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The cricket World Cup finally came to an end after a winding journey of 47 days, giving ussome moments to savour...
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The award of the 2015 Stockholm Water Prize to Rajendra Singh is a recognition of the major contribution he has made to improve...
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The shocking picture of people perched precariously on the walls and windows of a four-story school building in Bihar passing...
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Today's Supplements

The water woes continue

Tankers supplying drinking water in the City are irregular most of the time and charge different rates. DH photo

Summer is in and like every year, a water crisis is staring at the City. With the ongoing rapid development......

Easter on a platter

Chef Avin Thaliath

My interest in cooking began when I was quite young. I saw a commercial on cooking and that made me keen to explore......

Returning to the roots

 Bindu Sastry

Bindu Sastry is a full-time professional who has an innate passion for designing jewellery. It was her inclination.....

Invoking the guardian spirits

Mystical World Bhoota Kola season starts from November and goes on until the last week of May. Photos by Author

ART AND TRadition Spirit worship is integral to the socio-cultural life of Tulunadu. Vatsala V P narrates her experience......

Feline genetics

Cats offer their insights into human  diseases, including the ones  associated with old age. INYT

The cat genome is out of the bag, and has already helped to pinpoint a gene involved in kidney disease....

To till or not...

For some crops, no-tillage acreage has nearly doubled in the last 15 years.

Farmers like Gabe Brown are travelling across the USA, telling stories about no till-farming and educating growers about......

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