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Bill for uniform tax tabled in LS

 The discussion on the most awaited indirect tax reform will take place in the Budget session, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said, assuring states that their revenue concerns would be fully taken care of by the Centre. PTI file photo

With almost all states onboard, the government on Friday introduced in the Lok Sabha the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill that seeks to gradually...

Polling in fifth and final phase begins in Jharkhand, J&K

Voting began Saturday in the fifth and final phase of the assembly elections in Jharkhand and J&K, officials said. PTI file photo

Voting began Saturday in the fifth and final phase of the assembly elections in Jharkhand and J&K, officials said.

Peshawar tragedy prompts govt advisory to schools

Alerting schools about the Standard Operation Procedures (SOPs) to tackle Peshawar-type attacks, the Centre on Friday issued a set of instructions...

Apex court asks govt to tackle illegal migrants

Expressing concern over influx of people from eastern border, the Supreme Court has asked the Centre to update the national register of citizens in Assam within 11 months and hold a meeting with Bangladesh to deport illegal migrants. DH file photo

Expressing concern over influx of people from eastern border, the Supreme Court has asked the Centre to update the national register of citizens in Assam...

Heart airlifted from City to Chennai, saves baby's life

The ambulance all set to leave for HAL Airport.  DH/KPN photo

For the second time in less than four months, green corrido­rs were created in Bengaluru and Chennai to save a life. This time, once again a donor heart...

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Pocso Act fails as victims turn hostile

Even after the enactment of the stringent Pocso (Protection of Children against Sexual Offences) Act, which came into force in January 2013, the conviction rate in sexual assault cases shows no increase. DH illustration

Even after the enactment of the stringent Pocso (Protection of Children against Sexual Offences) Act, which came into force in January 2013, the conviction...

Sports

India reach 157 for seven at lunch on Day 4

Australian players celebrate the wicket of Rohit Sharma, during play on day four of the second cricket test in Brisbane. India reached 157 for seven at lunch with their overall lead being only 60 runs with three wickets in hand. AP photo

Atletico de Kolkata releases striker Fikru

Ahead of their Indian Super League (ISL) final against Kerala Blasters Fc..

Cracking finale in the offing

After nearly 10 weeks of exciting action, a mouth-watering clash between At

Anisha stuns Nishtha; in semis

Anisha Padukone stunned stroke play runner-up Nishtha Madan to storm into t

Umesh defends India's approach

India paceman Umesh Yadav defended India's tactics of bowling excessive bou

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People takes protection against cold with woollens...

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helicopter following a crash during the men's World Cup Downhill skiing...

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a migrant carries a tent trough a field...

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King penguins stand on the edge of their tank ...

Mount Gamalama spews volcanic ash as it erupts...

Mount Gamalama spews volcanic ash as it erupts...

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Kashmiri students wearing shrouds with red colour

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Staff dressed as Santa Claus try to squeeze into a car at a theme...

The VIP flyover wears a deserted look during Taxi strike in Kolkata...

The VIP flyover wears a deserted look during Taxi strike in Kolkata...

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Children during a Christmas celebration at National Centre for Performing Arts ...

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Hero Action Team during a cycling expedition at Kufri...

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Blogs

Q: What is Microsoft fixing every month when I get Windows Update notices on my PC?:

Q: What is Microsoft fixing every month when I get Windows Update notices on my PC? A: Those Windows Update notices usually contain Microsoft’s latest secu

Entertainment

Movie Review: 'PK' a fearless critique of religious bigotry

 Rajkumar Hirani is back in the multiplexes after a five-year hiatus and the wait has been worth it. Photo: Movie Poster

Rajkumar Hirani is back in the multiplexes after a five-year hiatus and the wait has been worth it.PK, the writer-director's fourth directorial venture...

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'I don't believe in resolutions'

busy Tilak

Actor Tilak has his hands full. He is a passionate actor, who believes in chasing his dreams and has made a conscious effort to sign some meaningful.....

Spice up the day

scrumptious The Christmas brunch.

Christmas calls for some exotic Christmas turkey meal. And the restaurants in Bengaluru are all prepared to offer you a traditional......

Munch on these for good health

Fruits make healthy and safe snacks. Here's looking at the benefits of some: BananaMake a good restorative drink for convalescing by mixing mashed ba...

Yoga for the holidays

The holiday season has officially begun. And with Christmas and New Year just around the corner......

Mind your mouth

Ratna Mullick is a frantically busy entrepreneur. Her day begins at six in the morning and, typically, ends at eight or even later, when the party sea...

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'PK' film, starring actor Aamir Khan and Anushka Sharma in the lead roles, is directed by...[...]

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