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No case for Cong to claim LoP in LS: AG

In bad news for Congress, Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi has opined that the party has no case for claiming the Leader of Opposition (LoP) post, saying there is no precedent since the days of the first Lok Sabha when Jawaharlal Nehru was the Prime Minister. PTI file photo

In bad news for Congress, Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi has opined that the party has no case for claiming the Leader of Opposition (LoP) post, saying there...

7 IAF personnel killed in chopper crash in UP

 An Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopter crashed Friday in Uttar Pradesh's Sitapur district, killing all seven people on board, police said / PTI file photo only for representation

Seven IAF personnel including two officers were killed today when an ALH Dhruv helicopter in which they were flying from Bareilly to Allahabad crashed...

Sena MP's bid to force-feed fasting Muslim unfortunate: Rajnath

Home Minister Rajnath Singh Friday said the incident of a Shiv Sena MP trying to force-feed a fasting  Muslim staffer of  Maharashtra Sadan was 'regrettable and unfortunate'. AP file photo

Home Minister Rajnath Singh Friday said the incident of a Shiv Sena MP trying to force-feed a fasting Muslim staffer of Maharashtra Sadan...

Rahul hits out at Cong over price rise

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi today lashed out at the Centre for 'failing' to control prices, saying it was on the basis of promises made on the issues of inflation and corruption that the BJP government came to power. PTI file photo

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi today lashed out at the Centre for 'failing' to control prices, saying it was on the basis of promises made...

Tomato prices skyrocket to Rs 80 per kg in some cities

Tomato prices have soared up to Rs 80 per kg in some parts of the country after a substantial drop in supply from key producing states. DH file photo

Tomato prices have soared up to Rs 80 per kg in some parts of the country after a substantial drop in supply from key producing states...

Business

Marginal relief to MFs; new tax rate effective from Jul 10

'I propose to move a government amendment today in the Finance Bill itself that the new tax regime will not be applicable to transaction of sale of units (of debt MFs) which have taken between April 1 and July 10 this year,' the Minister said. PTI file photo

In a small relief to the mutual fund industry, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today announced that the increased tax rate of 20 per cent on debt MFs...

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School should have informed cops: Girl's dad

The grief-stricken father of the six-year-old girl, who was allegedly raped by a skating instructor at Vibgyor High school at Marathahalli on July 2, feels that the manner in which the school management tried to hush up the matter was more disturbing than the attack. DH photo

The grief-stricken father of the six-year-old girl, who was allegedly raped by a skating instructor at Vibgyor High school at Marathahalli...

Sports

Bindra clinches gold, Malaika wins silver in shooting

Abhinav Bindra won the gold medal in the 10m air rifle event at the Barry Buddon Shooting Centre. PTI photo

Jadeja fined 50 per cent, not found guilty of original offence

Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has been let off with just a 50 per...

Indian men off to winning start in CWG hockey, beat Wales 3-1

A far from impressive India had to toil hard to register a 3-1...

India clinch two gold medals in weightlifting

India ran away with opening day honours in the weightlifting competition of

Not past my prime, says confident Bolt

Six-times Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt and his coach Glen Mills...

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Actor Akshay Kumar at an event in Gurgaon...

Actor Akshay Kumar at an event in Gurgaon...

Owner of Jaipur Pink Panther Kabaddi Team Abhishek Bachchan during a promotional event...

Owner of Jaipur Pink Panther Kabaddi Team Abhishek Bachchan during a promotional event...

Sand sculpture with a message “Stop War” at Puri beach of Odisha...

Sand sculpture with a message “Stop War” at Puri beach of Odisha...

A villager on his way to collect drinking water wades through flood waters carrying a vessel...

A villager on his way to collect drinking water wades through flood waters carrying a vessel...

Muslims burn a flag of Israel as they protest against Israel's attack on Gaza, after friday...

Muslims burn a flag of Israel as they protest against Israel's attack on Gaza, after friday...

Army jawans lighting lamps at 'Kargil war Wall Memorial' to pay tribute during the celebrations...

Army jawans lighting lamps at 'Kargil war Wall Memorial' to pay tribute during the celebrations...

Ancient passage stairs found during the underground Jaipur Metro train work at Choti Chopad...

Ancient passage stairs found during the underground Jaipur Metro train work at Choti Chopad...

Gold Medalist India's Abhinav Bindra, Silver Medalist Abdullah Baki of Bangladesh...

Gold Medalist India's Abhinav Bindra, Silver Medalist Abdullah Baki of Bangladesh...

A Malaysia Airlines crew member places a flower next to candles forming the letters MH17...

A Malaysia Airlines crew member places a flower next to candles forming the letters MH17...

Boats head out to the mouth of St. Johns River at dawn during the start of the Greater...

Boats head out to the mouth of St. Johns River at dawn during the start of the Greater...

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A lane from yore

A view of Jewellers Street. DH PHOTO BY BK JANARDHAN

Long before the high-end jewellery shops on Commercial Street established themselves, people flocked to Jewellers Street......

Real Estate Professional award for Uzma Irfan

Uzma Irfan has bagged the reputed award this year for her exemplary work in the Prestige Group. The Bangalore Real Estate Awards 2014 was held on July 5, 2014 at Lalit Ashok, Bangalore. DH Photo

Heading the Corporate Communications of the famed Prestige group, Uzma Irfan has bagged the reputed award this year for her......

It's a problem of plenty

Online shopping is getting popular by the day. DH Photo

Online shopping is an experience by itself. There are people who swear by it and say that it's not only an enjoyable process......

Smart space savers

Get creative in utilising the space better in your home.

When living space is at a premium, it would be desirable to utilise the available space in an intelligent manner......

It's no trivial matter

Richa Chadda may have earned critical and commercial success with her roles in films like 'Oye Lucky Lucky Oye!', 'Gangs of Wasseypur', 'Fukrey' and 'Goliyon Ki Rasleela - Ramleela', but the Delhi girl enjoys theatre and dabbles in a few plays whenever she gets the time. DH Photo

Her roots lie in theatre and she has always been in touch with it. Richa Chadda may have earned critical and commercial......

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Asian Homes With strong cultural values, diverse traditions, art and culture, Asia is a homemaker's delight when it comes to......

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