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Sayeed meets Modi ahead of swearing-in of PDP-BJP govt in JK

PDP patron Mufti Mohammed Sayeed today met Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of the swearing-in of the PDP-BJP alliance government on Sunday that will see him return as Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister. PTI file photo

PDP patron Mufti Mohammed Sayeed today met Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of the swearing-in of the PDP-BJP alliance government...

Prabhu puts service, safety on track

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu addresses a press conference in New Delhi after presenting the Railway Budget 2015-16 in Lok Sabha on Thursday. PTI Photo

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu presented his maiden budget on Thursday, sparing passengers from a fare hike while raising freight rates and announcing a slew of measures...

Karnataka projects get Rs 2,450 crore

 Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday earmarked over Rs 2,450 crore for Karnataka's ongoing projects, of which Rs 368 crore has to be borne by the state on cost-sharing basis. DH photo

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday earmarked over Rs 2,450 crore for Karnataka's ongoing projects, of which Rs 368 crore has to be borne by the state on cost-sharing basis.

Speeding tanker mows down student, motorist in Bengaluru

 A TV grab of a CCTV footage showing a water tanker ramming into a group of pedestrians, who were trying to cross a signal on Hebbal road on Thursday. (inset) driver of the water tanker that killed two and injured five.  DH photo

A rashly driven tanker on Thursday ran over pedestrians, who were crossing the busy Airport Road near Kempapura junction under Hebbal police station limits, killing...

IS executioner 'Jihadi John' is a Londoner with IT degree

The burly masked IS terrorist known as Jihadi John seen in gruesome videos of beheadings of Western hostages was identified as a Kuwait-born Londoner.Reuters File Photo

The burly masked IS terrorist known as Jihadi John seen in gruesome videos of beheadings of Western hostages was identified as a Kuwait-born Londoner...

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South Africa win toss, elect to bat against West Indies

South Africa's Quinton De Kock bats during their Cricket World Cup Pool B match against the West Indies in Sydney. AP photo

India aim to make it 3-in-a-row vs UAE

Having demolished Pakistan and South Africa in their first two matches by d

Bereaved Fletcher flies back to SA, to miss UAE game

Indian cricket team's chief coach Duncan Fletcher today left for his home i

Taking different paths towards realising their dreams

The stream of people visiting the casino situated...

Mumbai begin uphill task

The second day of the Ranji Trophy semifinal between Karnataka and Mumbai..

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Students march and light flares during the second day of student strike in Madrid, Spain...

Students march and light flares during the second day of student strike in Madrid, Spain...

Indian Weightlifter Kailash Sarma and Modhusmrita Baruah displaying their gold medals...

Indian Weightlifter Kailash Sarma and Modhusmrita Baruah displaying their gold medals...

Bollywood actor Shatrughan Sinha and singer Sonu Nigam during the success party of the later's album

Bollywood actor Shatrughan Sinha and singer Sonu Nigam during the success party of the later's album

Church attack at Ullal, Mangalore...

Church attack at Ullal, Mangalore...

The Solar Impulse 2, a solar-powered plane, flies over the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi...

The Solar Impulse 2, a solar-powered plane, flies over the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi...

Abihimanyu Mithun during a Ranji Trophy Semi-final match at KSCA in Bengaluru...

Abihimanyu Mithun during a Ranji Trophy Semi-final match at KSCA in Bengaluru...

An Indian ragpicker waits for a train to pass by as he tries to cross railway tracks in New Delhi...

An Indian ragpicker waits for a train to pass by as he tries to cross railway tracks in New Delhi...

People travel at the doorway of a crowded local train on the outskirts of Kolkata, India...

People travel at the doorway of a crowded local train on the outskirts of Kolkata, India...

An Indian passenger sits on the lap of another man as he travels in a crowded local train...

An Indian passenger sits on the lap of another man as he travels in a crowded local train...

.Indian passengers hang from the doors of the coaches of a crowded local train...

.Indian passengers hang from the doors of the coaches of a crowded local train...

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Anushka Sharma turns vegetarian for 'Dude'

Bollywood damsel Anushka Sharma, who hails from a Punjabi family and is quite fond of non-vegetarian food, has reportedly turned vegetarian of late only for her pet dog Dude.PTI file photo

Bollywood damsel Anushka Sharma, who hails from a Punjabi family and is quite fond of non-vegetarian food, has reportedly turned vegetarian...

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Social media and live streaming have made  watching matches more convenient. DH photo

On February 15, there was a frenzy of sorts online with '#IndvsPak' being one of the top trends worldwide on Twitter....

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If I can recollect one travel experience that would stay in my mind forever, it would be my trip to Dublin in Ireland....

On a dessert safari

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The aroma of freshly ground coffee filtered through the evening air and blended with the rich scent of cocoa....

Let's play it cool this summer

NOT SO HOT Keep the windows open, facilitate cross ventilation, and you can have a cooler home.

The temperatures have started soaring. It's time to make some cool changes in order to transform your humble home into......

Home with a heart

Home is where the heart is. I realised how true this is on visiting the home of the sister-duo, Vijayalakshmi Rao and Radha Rao......

Let your garden rock, literally!

REFRESHING A rock garden can also include a water feature like a fountain, a Koi pond or a waterfall.

Rock gardens are for those who don't have the patience or time for a traditional flower garden. A Dyuti shares some tips on how......

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