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IS video claims beheading of another American journalist

FILE - In this file still image from an undated video released by Islamic State militants on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, purports to show journalist Steven Sotloff being held by the militant group. An Internet video purporting to show the beheading of U.S. journalist Sotloff by the Islamic State group was posted online Tuesday, a beheading described as retribution for continued U.S. airstrikes in Iraq. AP photo

A chilling video of beheading of another American journalist, Steven Sotloff, was today posted on social media by Syria and Iraq-based...

SC to hear death penalty cases in open court

In a decision likely to provide hope for death row convicts, the Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that the review petition in all death penalty cases would be heard in open court as a matter of right of the condemned person. PTI photo

In a decision likely to provide hope for death row convicts, the Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that the review petition in all death...

India offers red carpet, not red tape: Modi

'Just as India is focusing on Look East policy, we expect Look at India policy from Japan,' Modi said, adding India should replicate the Japanese model of work culture at home to attract Japanese investment. Reuters photo

Telling Japanese investors that there was no better place than India to set up their overseas enterprises, Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

Not possible to check all schools: Police chief

The directive issued by the City police on July 26 asking schools to implement safety guidelines by August 31 now seems like a knee-jerk reaction to the Vibgyor High rape incident. DH photo

The directive issued by the City police on July 26 asking schools to implement safety guidelines by August 31 now seems like a knee-jerk...

SC refuses to hear plea of Kingfisher, Mallya

In a setback to cash-starved Kingfisher Airlines and its promoter Vijay Mallya, the Supreme Court on Tuesday declined their plea to interfere with the order of Grievance Redressal Committee of United Bank of India (UBI) declaring both of them wilful defaulter. DH photo

In a setback to cash-starved Kingfisher Airlines and its promoter Vijay Mallya, the Supreme Court on Tuesday declined their plea to interfere...

Business

Bank lending norms should be tightened, FinMin to RBI

Against the backdrop of Kingfisher case, the Finance Ministry has asked the Reserve Bank to tighten lending norms to prevent borrowers from opening multiple current account outside their consortium banks. Reuters file photo

Against the backdrop of Kingfisher case, the Finance Ministry has asked the Reserve Bank to tighten lending norms to prevent borrowers from opening...

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Govt move to manoeuvre its way into BTC raises hackles

The chief minister has reportedly asked one of his close aides, who is also a Bangalore Turf Club member, to prepare a list of membership aspirants who are his (CM's) loyalists.

The prestigious Bangalore Turf Club (BTC), one of the oldest horse-racing clubs in the country, may well become just a social club if the Siddaramaiah ...

Sports

Rahane, Dhawan clinch ODI series for India

Ajinkya Rahane smashed his maiden ODI century as India clinched their first 50-over series win on English soil in 24 years after thrashing the hosts by nine wickets in the fourth one-dayer to take an invincible 3-0 lead in the five-match series, here today. Reuters photo

Not quitting as ODI captain despite 3 consecutive losses: Cook

He might be under tremendous pressure after three consecutive...

Bijapur Bulls register comfortable victory over Warriors

A disciplined performance with the bat and bowl helped Bijapur Bulls post a

Saina splits with Gopichand, to train under Vimal Kumar

Struggling with her form, India's top shuttler Saina Nehwal has split

US Open: Sania in mixed doubles semis, Paes out

Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza stormed into the mixed doubles semifinals bes

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England's Steven Finn survives a run out attempt

England's Steven Finn survives a run out attempt

President Pranab Mukherjee at Mata Vaishno Devi shrine on Tuesday. J & K Governor NN Vohra is...

President Pranab Mukherjee at Mata Vaishno Devi shrine on Tuesday. J & K Governor NN Vohra is...

India's Ravindra Jadeja celebrates after bowling England's Eoin Morgan

India's Ravindra Jadeja celebrates after bowling England's Eoin Morgan

Shuttler PV Sindhu, bronze medalist at World Badminton Championship, speaking to the media with ...

Shuttler PV Sindhu, bronze medalist at World Badminton Championship, speaking to the media with ...

England's Chris Woakes, right, is run out for 10 runs...

England's Chris Woakes, right, is run out for 10 runs...

Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh, right, watches Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt bowl during a...

Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh, right, watches Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt bowl during a...

Dhoni And Jos Buttler at the fourth one-day international cricket match...

Dhoni And Jos Buttler at the fourth one-day international cricket match...

A devotee carries a statue of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, to be immersed into...

A devotee carries a statue of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, to be immersed into...

Ajinkya Rahane celebrates after scoring a century against England during the fourth One Day...

Ajinkya Rahane celebrates after scoring a century against England during the fourth One Day...

Cricketer Yuvraj Singh presents a bat signed by him to Olympic Gold Medalist sprinter Usain...

Cricketer Yuvraj Singh presents a bat signed by him to Olympic Gold Medalist sprinter Usain...

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Today's Supplements

Time to watch what you eat

The rise in gastro-enteritis cases could be related to consumption of stale food and unhygienic handling of food. DH PHOTO BY BH SHIVAKUMAR

As monsoon sets in, one also hears of different diseases breaking out. Apart from dengue and other fevers, cases......

'I am a gypsy, basically'

Dimple Kapadia

Veteran actress Dimple Kapadia, who will soon be seen on the big screen with 'Finding Fanny', which hits the screens on......

Leaving a legacy behind

Maya Rao

Veteran kathak dancer, choreographer and Sangeet Natak Akademi award winner Maya Rao, who passed away on Sunday night......

Experimenting with looks

Tilak

Two things that actor Tilak just can't compromise on are his fitness and passion for cinema. His craze for the big......

Hampers to pamper

A viewof the accessories.

Somdatta Sengupta kicked up a plush corporate job to start a venture on pet care through the online portal......

The powerhouse of nutrition

Nuts are a source of instant energy.

Nuts have long been feared as the enemy of weight loss due to their high calorie count. But now, people are finally waking......

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