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Tuesday 23 December 2014
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Election

BJP gets jump start in Jharkhand

States Results
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INC
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News

Stage set for counting of votes today

Thousands of electronic voting machines will be unsealed on Tuesday to know people's verdict in Jammu & Kashmir Assembly elections held over five phases from November 24 to December 20. File AP image

Thousands of electronic voting machines will be unsealed on Tuesday to know people's verdict in Jammu & Kashmir Assembly elections held over five phases from...

Centre puts onus on states to deal with conversion

As the Opposition stepped up heat on the issue of religious conversion, the Centre on Monday told Parliament that it was ''nowhere in the picture'' and the onus was squarely on the state governments to take action. PTI image

As the Opposition stepped up heat on the issue of religious conversion, the Centre on Monday told Parliament that it was ''nowhere in the picture'' and the onus was squarely on the state...

UK, Indian and US spies ignored 26/11 info

In the fall of 2008, a 30-year-old computer expert named Zarrar Shah roamed from outposts in the northern mountains of Pakistan to safe houses near the Arabian Sea, plotting mayhem in Mumbai. File Photo

In the fall of 2008, a 30-year-old computer expert named Zarrar Shah roamed from outposts in the northern mountains of Pakistan to safe houses near the Arabian Sea, plotting mayhem in Mumbai.

Delhi records lowest temperature of this season; fog delays 173 flights

Delhi recorded the coldest day this season on Monday, with the minimum temperature plunging to 4.2 degrees Celsius. AP image

Delhi recorded the coldest day this season on Monday, with the minimum temperature plunging to 4.2 degrees Celsius.

Tiger on Belagavi VTU campus triggers panic

A tiger on the Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) campus at Mache village on the outskirts of the city on Monday morning triggered panic among students and staff. DH image

A tiger on the Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) campus at Mache village on the outskirts of the city on Monday morning triggered panic among students and staff.

Business

SpiceJet cargo of debt up Rs 240 cr in last 16 days

In a little over a fortnight, SpiceJet sank Rs 240 crore deeper into debt, as its dues grew from Rs 990 crore to Rs 1,230 crore, the government noted on Monday.Photo: PTI

In a little over a fortnight, SpiceJet sank Rs 240 crore deeper into debt, as its dues grew from Rs 990 crore to Rs 1,230 crore...

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City

Cops crack down on autos; 5k cases booked

The City police on Monday cracked the whip on autorickshaw drivers for various violations and unfriendly attitude towards passengers, registering more than 5,000 cases. File DH image

The City police on Monday cracked the whip on autorickshaw drivers for various violations and unfriendly attitude towards passengers, registering more than 5,000 cases.

Sports

Bhuvi enters Grade A of BCCI retainership; Gauti, Yuvi dumped

The Indian Cricket Board today dropped veterans Gautam Gambhir and Yuvraj Singh from their annual 'Graded Retainership' even as UP seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar made it to the top bracket.PTI File photo

Time for Rohit to deliver away from home shores

"How many wickets have you taken?" Rohit Sharma asked Mitchell Johnson when

'Both the teams need to agree to use DRS'

Nathan Lyon said he supported the Decision Review System but maintained tha

Bindra nails 10M air rifle gold; Vijay Kumar wins

Olympic medallists Abhinav Bindra and Vijay Kumar clinched gold in 10-metre

Karnataka fight back to stay in the hunt

The fortunes swung like the weather. Karnataka, dominated by the Railways t

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People sit around a bonfire to warm themselves during a...

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IAF soldiers march during a rehearsal for the upcoming...

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Super Star Amitabh Bachchan along with Chief Minister of...

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SP Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav chats with RJD President...

A Leopard walks by the bushes at Bannerghatta...

A Leopard walks by the bushes at Bannerghatta...

A Rajasthani folk dancer performs during handicraft...

A Rajasthani folk dancer performs during handicraft...

An Indian man exercises as fog envelops a park...

An Indian man exercises as fog envelops a park...

A shop is attracting people, to purchase Christmas...

A shop is attracting people, to purchase Christmas...

A family is performing the rituals as part of the Ellamavasye celebration...

A family is performing the rituals as part of the Ellamavasye celebration...

Students along with teacher takes part in the 'Swachha Bharath Abhiyan'...

Students along with teacher takes part in the 'Swachha Bharath Abhiyan'...

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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

Aamir's 'PK' garners Rs 95 cr in three days

Aamir Khan-starrer ''PK'', the year's last big release, seems to have struck the right note with the audience as it has already garnered close to Rs 95 crore within first three days of its release. File Photo

Aamir Khan-starrer ''PK'', the year's last big release, seems to have struck the right note with the audience as it has already garnered close to Rs 95 crore within...

Today's Supplements

Christmas is here...

making merry (From left) Sofia Nicklasson, Karin Blomberg, Stefan Berglin, Karin Berglin, Kristian Blomberg, Kerstin Alexus and Steve Alexus. Photo: DHNS

Christmas is almost here and the City is brimming with activities. While Bengalureans are making elaborate plans for the holidays......

It's a trekker's paradise

SUMMIT OF BLISS: Hill ranges on the way to Kodachadri. Photos by author.

Rising to a height of 4,400 feet above sea level, Kodachadri promises fabulous views of the Arabian Sea to the west and forested plains......

'I'd like to sit down and introspect'

Charming Karan Singh Grover. Photo: DHNS

All set to make his Bollywood debut in the steamy horror film 'Alone', popular television actor Karan Singh Grover says that it has......

Rise of robo-guards

GIVES YOU A HAND  If you need help and a K5 robot is nearby, you can press a button near the top of its head to summon someone remotely.

As the sun set on a warm November afternoon, a quartet of five-foot-tall, 300-pound shiny white robots patrolled in front of Building 1 on Microsoft's...

Cuddled in a crib

Old-world: A glimpse of the crib designed by Susan.

It is not just the streets of Bengaluru that are decked-up for Christmas. The houses in the City are also decorated to mark the......

Predatory growth

not for all A waterfall in Parque Nacional Torres del Paine, Chile.

Latin America stands out as one of the regions where the deterioration of water resources is more dramatic than in other parts of the world. According...

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

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