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Pakistani troops target BSF posts, two killed in ceasefire violation

In this file photo, residents show an unexploded rocket at a village along the LoC in Poonch. PTI

Two people were killed and seven others injured early on Saturday in heavy firing by the Pakistan Rangers on the Border Security Force posts near the international border in R.S. Pura sector...

Why no Oppn leader so far, SC asks Centre

A three-judge bench, presided over by Chief Justice R M Lodha, gave the Centre time till September 9 to clarify its position on the issue, or the court would interpret the rules to sync them with the current situation, wherein no party has been granted the post of LoP. PTI photo

The Supreme Court on Friday expressed concern over the absence of a Leader of Opposition (LoP) in the Lok Sabha, and said it would interpret...

Jaitley slammed for rape remark

ongress Mahila Morcha members protesting against Defence Minister Arun Jaitley over his remark calling the Delhi gang-rape 'one small incident' in New Delhi on Friday. PTI Photo

Expressing regret for his comment that "one small incident of rape" had pulled down the tourism industry, after it incensed activists...

Panel set up to examine gas pricing formula

After assuming control at the Centre, the NDA government had postponed the implementation of the new gas pricing formula that was to come into effect from June. It deferred the decision on gas pricing by three months.  Reuters photo for representation purpose

The government on Friday formed a four-member panel of secretaries to "comprehensively" discuss the pricing formula for domestically produced natural gas...

Miles to go before semi high-speed train hits the track

Technical glitches may have derailed the plan for the semi high-speed train on the Bangalore-Mysore-Chennai route that was announced in the Railway Budget, 2014. PTI file photo

Technical glitches may have derailed the plan for the semi high-speed train on the Bangalore-Mysore-Chennai route that was announced...

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'Expedite reforms to make India $4.5 trillion economy'

The present government's effort to expedite major reforms and their successful implementation could push India's gross domestic product (GDP) to over $4.5 trillion by fiscal 2020, a Dun & Bradstreet report said on Friday.

The present government's effort to expedite major reforms and their successful implementation could push India's gross domestic product (GDP)...

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Sculptors giving final touches to the idols of Ganesh ahead of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival ,Agra .

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The cases of suicides among teenagers are on the rise and depression could be a reason for this. According to experts, depression can be due to various factors like the stress associated with modern living and lack of social support.

The cases of suicides among teenagers are on the rise and depression could be a reason for this. According to experts, depression......

'We need better scriptwriters'

You can't really encompass the man that actor Naseeruddin Shah is in just a few words. His work is vast and he does well to get his audiences thinking every time he dons the grease paint. DH photo

You can't really encompass the man that actor Naseeruddin Shah is in just a few words. His work is vast and he does well to get his audiences......

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In this age of reality shows, a lot of talent is coming to the fore. However, among millions, only a few manage to make it big. What ......

Here comes the God of all things

He is the numero uno in the line of Gods that wait to be worshipped by mortals. This Ganesha Chaturthi, Shruthi Rao enumerates why Ganesha is, arguably, the most popular deity in the country.

He is the numero uno in the line of Gods that wait to be worshipped by mortals. This Ganesha Chaturthi, Shruthi Rao enumerates......

Pleased despite pain

Sure, they are sexy. But to suffer chronic pain and injury just to feel more confident seems like a bad joke on you, writes Suja Natarajan

Sure, they are sexy. But to suffer chronic pain and injury just to feel more confident seems like a bad joke on you, writes Suja Natarajan...

Man, what a woman!

HARD-HITTING: Rani Mukerji in Mardaani

The tinsel-town grapevine has it that Mardaani is Aditya Chopra's wedding gift to Rani Mukerji. She could hardly have asked for ......

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