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Pak protesters march towards PM Sharif's House

Setting the stage for a confrontation, Imran Khan and Tahir-ul-Qadri led thousands of protesters armed with wire cutters who broke barricades and forced their way towards Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's official residence pressing for his immediate resignation. AP photo

Setting the stage for a confrontation, Imran Khan and Tahir-ul-Qadri led thousands of protesters armed with wire cutters who broke...

Economy grows 5.7% in Q1; govt optimistic

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday exuded confidence that the economy would accelerate sooner than expected with the government's steps to hasten decision making and ease of doing business in the country. PTI photo

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday exuded confidence that the economy would accelerate sooner than expected with the government...

India, Japan sign MoU to develop Varanasi into 'smart city'

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe look on during signing of an agreement at State Guest House in Kyoto on Saturday. PTI Photo

Varanasi, which Prime Minister Narendra Modi represents in the Lok Sabha, will be developed into a 'smart city' by using the experience...

Petrol price cut by Rs 1.82/litre; diesel rate hiked by 50p

In a third such reduction in a month, petrol prices were reduced by Rs 1.51 per litre from midnight on Sunday while diesel prices were increased by 50 paise per litre excluding value added tax (VAT) . Reuters photo

In a third such reduction in a month, petrol prices were reduced by Rs 1.51 per litre from midnight on Sunday while diesel prices were...

Modi gifts books on Vivekananda, copy of Bhagawad Gita to Abe

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi (front R) shakes hands with Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe upon his arrival at the State Guest House in Kyoto, western Japan. Reuters photo

Warm vibes between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe were at display today as the Indian leader arrived here...

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Credit for GDP uptick should go to UPA govt: Chidambaram

Taking credit for the uptick in domestic economy, former Finance Minister P Chidambaram today said the 5.7 per cent growth in the first quarter vindicates UPA government's projection that revival would take place in the beginning of 2014-15 as a result of measures taken in the previous fiscal. PTI file photo

Taking credit for the uptick in domestic economy, former Finance Minister P Chidambaram today said the 5.7 per cent growth in the first quarter...

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Businessman gunned down

 A 51-year-old businessman, who was shot at by his friend at the BMTC complex in Whitefield on August 25, died of his injuries at a hospital here on August 27. DH illustartion

A 51-year-old businessman, who was shot at by his friend at the BMTC complex in Whitefield on August 25, died of his injuries...

Sports

Sindhu settles for second bronze in World Championship

P V Sindhu today suffered a heartbreak at the World Badminton Championship as the Indian shuttler had to settle for a second consecutive bronze medal after succumbing to Carolina Marin of Spain in straight games at the semifinals, here today. Reuters photo

Sri Lanka overpower Pakistan to win ODI series

Seamer Thisara Perera claimed 4-34 and Tillakartane Dilshan hit...

Bijapur Bulls muscle past Tuskers

Bijapur Bulls got off to a winning start, thumping Bellary Tuskers by seven

Veteran Lucic shocks Halep

The US Open women's draw was blown wide open by a series of...

Arjuna award winners bask in glory

Mired in controversies and devoid of a Khel Ratna for the first time...

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Mayawati is garlanded after she was unanimously elected as the National President of BSP for...

Mayawati is garlanded after she was unanimously elected as the National President of BSP for...

Protesters set a police vehicle on fire in Ukhrul on Saturday demanding immediate solution to...

Protesters set a police vehicle on fire in Ukhrul on Saturday demanding immediate solution to...

Traffic chaos in Surat on Saturday...

Traffic chaos in Surat on Saturday...

A 98-metre long under construction bridge collapses over a stream of Bagmati and Lakhani rivers...

A 98-metre long under construction bridge collapses over a stream of Bagmati and Lakhani rivers...

Sukumar, a Bangalore airport customs officer supporter of Hubli Tigers seen during KPL Match...

Sukumar, a Bangalore airport customs officer supporter of Hubli Tigers seen during KPL Match...

Clay Ganpati referees the Brazilian and Argentine undeers (mouse) have been installed by a family...

Clay Ganpati referees the Brazilian and Argentine undeers (mouse) have been installed by a family...

Hindu devotees light incense and offer prayers to a snake on Nag Panchami festival in Jammu...

Hindu devotees light incense and offer prayers to a snake on Nag Panchami festival in Jammu...

A Hindu devotee whisper her wishes into the ear of an idol of elephant-headed Hindu god...

A Hindu devotee whisper her wishes into the ear of an idol of elephant-headed Hindu god...

England's Morgan leaves the field after being dismissed for 10 runs during the ODI against India ...

England's Morgan leaves the field after being dismissed for 10 runs during the ODI against India ...

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley at a press conference at National Media Centre in New Delhi ...

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley at a press conference at National Media Centre in New Delhi ...

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