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Bangalore child rape case: Police arrest 2 more

The Bangalore Police Tuesday arrested two gym instructors on charges of raping a six-year-old student in the school campus. DH photo

Two gym instructors have been arrested in connection with what police now believe is alleged gangrape of a six-year-old girl at a public school here recently.

Indian nurses now caught in Libyan conflict

In a near replay of the incidents in Iraq, a large number of Indian nurses are caught amid spiralling violence in Libya, where rival militias seek to control the capital's international airport, and have approached the Indian mission for aid and even help in evacuation. For representation purpose only. PTI file photo

In a near replay of the incidents in Iraq, a large number of Indian nurses are caught amid spiralling violence in Libya, where...

Afghan president's cousin killed in Kandahar bombing

Afghan President Hamid Karzai's cousin  Hashmat Khalil Karzai was killed Tuesday in a suicide bomb attack in southern Kandahar province, an official said. Reuters photo

A suicide attacker killed a cousin of outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai near the volatile southern city of Kandahar today, officials ...

Modi's 'Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas' is great vision: Kerry

The developmental plan of Prime Minister Narendra Modi reflected in his poll slogan of Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas is a great vision, US Secretary of State John Kerry said today on the eve of his departure to India. PTI photo

The developmental plan of Prime Minister Narendra Modi reflected in his poll slogan of "Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas" is a great vision...

This is why dogs sniff each other's butts

You may have witnessed this scene on the road quite often but the answer to why dogs sniff each other's butts is hidden in the chemical communication at the rear end. For representation purpose only. DH photo

You may have witnessed this scene on the road quite often but the answer to why dogs sniff each other's butts is hidden in the chemical communication...

Business

Microsoft targeted in apparent Chinese anti-trust probe

Microsoft Corp appears to be the latest U.S. company targeted by China for anti-trust investigation after government officials paid sudden visits to the software firm's Chinese offices on Monday. Reuters photo

Microsoft Corp appears to be the latest U.S. company targeted by China for anti-trust investigation after government officials paid sudden...

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Traffic diversions today

The  traffic police will divert vehicular movement in certain areas of the City on Tuesday in view of Eid celebrations. The diversions will be in force between 8:30 am and 12:30 pm. DH file photo

The traffic police will divert vehicular movement in certain areas of the City on Tuesday in view of Eid celebrations. The diversions will be in...

Sports

Resolute Vikas lifts silver, boxers advance in CWG

File photo - PTI. For representational purpose only.

India 25/1 at stumps after England pile up 569/7 decl

India reached 25 for one at stumps on the third day of the...

England flay Indian attack

The game was drifting away from India fast. Gary Ballance and Ian Bell...

Jitu keeps Indian run going

Indian shooters continued their dominance at the Barry Buddon...

Cobbling together a success story

Tour de France yellow jerseys are usually won high in the mountains or...

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India's Devendro Laishram, left, throws a left jab at Sri Lanka's Madushan Gamage in the ...

India's Devendro Laishram, left, throws a left jab at Sri Lanka's Madushan Gamage in the ...

A Muslim family have their iftar (breaking of fast) meal on the last day of the holy fasting...

A Muslim family have their iftar (breaking of fast) meal on the last day of the holy fasting...

A Muslim woman offers evening prayers on the last day of the holy fasting month of...

A Muslim woman offers evening prayers on the last day of the holy fasting month of...

India's Mandeep Jangra, right, lands a punch on Jamaica's Kestna Davis during their men's...

India's Mandeep Jangra, right, lands a punch on Jamaica's Kestna Davis during their men's...

England's Sam Robson, left, fields the ball beside four other slips ...

England's Sam Robson, left, fields the ball beside four other slips ...

A Muslim woman performs ablution before having iftar meal on the last day of the holy month...

A Muslim woman performs ablution before having iftar meal on the last day of the holy month...

Police take top Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda while taking him to court in Berhampur...

Police take top Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda while taking him to court in Berhampur...

The launch of Science Express biodiversity special (SEBS) train in New Delhi...

The launch of Science Express biodiversity special (SEBS) train in New Delhi...

England's Ian Bell hits a shot during the second day of the third cricket test...

England's Ian Bell hits a shot during the second day of the third cricket test...

Bollywood music director Anu Malik, actor Sonam Kapoor, filmmaker Farah Khan and Pakistani...

Bollywood music director Anu Malik, actor Sonam Kapoor, filmmaker Farah Khan and Pakistani...

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