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ABDUL KALAM (1931-2015)

Former president Dr A P J Abdul Kalam passed away on Monday evening at Shillong. He was...

Terror strikes Punjab, 10 killed

Police personnel during an encounter with the militantswhoattacked a police station at Dinanagar inGurdaspur district onMonday. PTI

Three heavily armed militants sporting army fatigues, who entered from Pakistan side of the border into Punjab's Dinanagar, unleashed terror...

Jung nod for DCW chief posting

Swati Maliwal. PTI file photo

After pointing out infirmities in the appointment of Swati Maliwal as chief of Delhi Commission for Women (DCW), Lieutenant-Governor (L-G) Najeeb...

Rahul surveys LS for better protest position

Rahul Gandhi, AP file photo

Miffed at the "inadequate" coverage of the Congress' protests on Lok Sabha Television, party vice-president Rahul Gandhi took it upon...

Lokayukta's son held in Hyderabad

Ashwin Rao. DH file photo

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing charges of corruption in the Lokayukta institution on Monday took into custody Y Ashwin...

Business

FM assures investors

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley , pti file photo

The government Monday assured investors that it will not take any action in haste on the Special Investigation Team's suggestion...

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Pearls Of Wisdom

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BFC keen on Asian surge

GEARING UP: Bengaluru FC players stretch during a training session at the Bangalore Football Stadium on Monday, ahead of the new season. DH PHOTO

CAS relief for Dutee, jolt for IAAF

Young woman sprinter Dutee Chand has probably won the toughest race of her.

I feel relieved, it means the world to me: Dutee

Relieved after CAS suspended the ruling that prevented her from competing,

South Africa announces mega Indian tour from Oct

India's home series against South Africa will begin with the first T20 Inte

Gurbaj, Nikkin, Manpreet axed; Raghunath makes return

Amidst the negativity that has gripped Indian hockey since the past few day

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Bullet holes are seen on the windscreen of a car that was damaged in a gunfight...

Bullet holes are seen on the windscreen of a car that was damaged in a gunfight...

Police personnel during an encounter with the militants who attacked a police station...

Police personnel during an encounter with the militants who attacked a police station...

An Indian policeman takes position during a fight in the town of Dinanagar...

An Indian policeman takes position during a fight in the town of Dinanagar...

Police personnel take positions during an encounter with armed militants in Dinanagar town...

Police personnel take positions during an encounter with armed militants in Dinanagar town...

Wrestler Geeta Phogat walks the ramp during the launch of Pro Wrestling League...

Wrestler Geeta Phogat walks the ramp during the launch of Pro Wrestling League...

Virat Kohli along with Rahul Dravid during a practice session at MAC Stadium...

Virat Kohli along with Rahul Dravid during a practice session at MAC Stadium...

Villagers wade through flooded water of Kunye river in Birbhum district of West-Bengal...

Villagers wade through flooded water of Kunye river in Birbhum district of West-Bengal...

Security personnel stand guard at Raisina Hill in New Delhi...

Security personnel stand guard at Raisina Hill in New Delhi...

Dark clouds hover in the sky over North Block in New Delhi...

Dark clouds hover in the sky over North Block in New Delhi...

Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik's sand sculpture on the terrorist attack at Punjab...

Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik's sand sculpture on the terrorist attack at Punjab...

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The Supreme Court has issued a laudable directive that can be expected to go some way in reducing torture in custody...
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With a little over a year left for the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, the Indian hockey team has been forced to pick up the piec
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It is better to have 10 crore professional and productive artisans, instead of 40 crore who lack in basic approach...
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Entertainment

Hrithik stumped by Freida's 'amazing' dancing skills

Freida is said to have undertaken intensive training for the role of Elaheh in the movie. AP file photo

Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan, whose own dance skills are impressive to say the least, has praised 'Slumdog Millionaire' star...

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The pedal pushers

Nivedita

Slow and steady wins the race may be an overused adage. But it makes sense in Bengaluru where reaching one's workplace is among the biggest worries......

A rendezvous with royalty

red rage Chevrolet Fleetmaster 1947   DH PHOTOS BY SK DINESH

I love vintage cars more than my wife, jokes K‚ÄąSubramani, the manager director of United International Exports and Imports......

Where nature reigns supreme

less explored Temple complex at Mahakuta near Badami. PHOTO BY AUTHOR

A little girl in a bright yellow frock sits on a charpoy frowning at me as I take her photograph. Her mother walks by......

A new cradle for nesting birds

PERFECT HOME Ankasamudra lake in Hagaribommanahalli has emerged as a breeding place for rare birds. photo by author

Home to a variety of birds, Ankasamudra lake has seen its inhabitants grow in numbers.......

Inside the obscure world of glass

not very clear Over the years, two broad approaches have emerged to explain the dual nature of glass.

Known for its transparency, glass is also famous for not revealing its inner secrets.......

A hidden threat

irreparable Most often, solutions have not helped humans or wildlife. Photo by V T Madan

New amendments to the existing wildlife and environment acts seem more like misguided decisions as they are having devastating impacts......

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A scene from 'Ganapa'.

Ganapa : Kamakya : (Banashankari): 11:15 am, 2:30 pm Rangi Taranga (U/A): Balaji: (Tavarekere)[...]

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