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Human shield to protect Hindus celebrating Holi in Pakistan

A boy gets his face smeared with colors by a friend as they take part in the Holi celebrations at the premises of the Shri Swaminarayan Temple in Karachi. Reuters Photo.

A human shield was formed at the Holi celebrations at Swami Narayan Temple in Karachi to show solidarity with and protect Hindus in attendance.

Revoke ban on BBC documentary: Editors Guild of India

 Editors Guild of India today appealed to the government to revoke the ban on the telecast of the BBC documentary, depicting the aftermath of the brutal gangrape and murder of Nirbhaya in 2012, saying the move was wholly unwarranted. Reuters file photo

Editors Guild of India today appealed to the government to revoke the ban on the telecast of the BBC documentary, depicting the aftermath of the brutal...

HRD panel to probe funds 'misuse' by Teesta NGO

The HRD Ministry has set up a committee to probe alleged misappropriation of funds received under the Sarva Siksha Abhiyan by an NGO run by activist Teesta Setalvad, who is facing heat along with her husband in a separate case of embezzlement. PTI file photo

The HRD Ministry has set up a committee to probe alleged misappropriation of funds received under the Sarva Siksha Abhiyan by an NGO run by activist...

US to be minority children nation by 2020: Report

More than half of the US children will be from minority communities by 2020 and whites will no longer make up the majority of the population, according to a new US Census Bureau report. AP photo for representation only

More than half of the US children will be from minority communities by 2020 and whites will no longer make up the majority of the population, according...

HC relief for Deepika in FIR against AIB show

In an interim order, the Bombay High Court has restrained the city police from arresting or taking coercive action against Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone in connection with her participation in the controversial AIB Roast show. PTI file photo

In an interim order, the Bombay High Court has restrained the city police from arresting or taking coercive action against Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone...

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Fifteen crore Aadhar cards linked with bank accounts

The National Payments Corporation of India on Friday announced linking of 15 crore Aadhar cards with various bank accounts in India.

The National Payments Corporation of India on Friday announced linking of 15 crore Aadhar cards with various bank accounts in India.

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India pack West Indies for 182 at WACA

India's Virat Kolhi (R) celebrates with team mates after catching out West Indies batsman Andre Russell for 8 runs during their Cricket World Cup match in Perth, March 6, 2015. REUTERS

De Villiers just like Matrix's Neo, says Steyn

Seeing AB de Villiers bat is just like watching the character of Neo...

Gayle hints at retirement from Test cricket

West Indies opener Chris Gayle has hinted at the possibility of retiring fr

A path-breaking triumph, say stalwarts

Come Sunday, Karnataka will take on‚ÄąTamil Nadu in their bid to defend the

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Rajnath Singh celebrates Holi with Delhi BJP Chief Satish Upadhyay and party leader Vijay Goel...

Rajnath Singh celebrates Holi with Delhi BJP Chief Satish Upadhyay and party leader Vijay Goel...

Hema Malini reacts as an MP smears Gulal on her forehead ahead of Holi celebrations...

Hema Malini reacts as an MP smears Gulal on her forehead ahead of Holi celebrations...

People sing and dance while celebrating Holi, the Festival of Colours, in Kathmandu...

People sing and dance while celebrating Holi, the Festival of Colours, in Kathmandu...

Narendra Modi being presented with the autographed tennis racquets of Leander Paes and Martina...

Narendra Modi being presented with the autographed tennis racquets of Leander Paes and Martina...

Widows daubed in colours chant religious hymns as they take part in the Holi celebrations...

Widows daubed in colours chant religious hymns as they take part in the Holi celebrations...

Tourists celebrate Holi in Jodhpur on Wednesday...

Tourists celebrate Holi in Jodhpur on Wednesday...

A child during Holi celebration in Alipurduar on Thursday...

A child during Holi celebration in Alipurduar on Thursday...

Stranded trucks wait for the re-opening of the Jammu-Srinagar highway, at Nandni near Jammu...

Stranded trucks wait for the re-opening of the Jammu-Srinagar highway, at Nandni near Jammu...

Tennis star and ambassador of Earth Hour 2015, Sania Mirza signs a poster during a press meet...

Tennis star and ambassador of Earth Hour 2015, Sania Mirza signs a poster during a press meet...

People watching the wreckage of the Jaguar fighter aircraft...

People watching the wreckage of the Jaguar fighter aircraft...

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An explosion of colours

fun and frolic Muneer and Chandini (extreme right) with friends Bharath, Tina and Prashanth.

The festival of coloured water balloons and pichkari is here and Bengalureans are looking forward to have a blast on Holi in their own way......

Breaking common stereotypes

bonding The members of 'Bikerni'.

There is a tanker load of stereotypes that we use on a daily basis, that we throw away carelessly without giving a second thought.......

On the road to recovery

Actress Sonam Kapoor says she is recuperating well from swine flu, but will not be discharged from the hospital. The daughter of actor-producer Anil Kapoor took to micro-blogging site Twitter to update her fans about her health condition and dismiss reports of her being discharged. PTI FIle Photo

Actress Sonam Kapoor says she is recuperating well from swine flu, but will not be discharged from the hospital.......

Doing it yourself, the Indian way

INVOLVEDThe young generation is keen on being a part of thehome design and building process.

There are instances when you have to make compromises, simply because you don't have the power to execute.......

The good, the bad, and the ugly

downside It is disappointing that real estate has not been considered as part of infrastructure or given industry status.

≠How did this budget fare for property buyers, sellers and everyone else associated with the realty segment......

A Victorian loft with creature comforts

OLD-World Jennifer and James retain the 19th-century feel of their home.

Jennifer and James like a period home. And they've done everything to ensure that theirs resembles one, finds out Elaine Louie...

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