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Fadnavis plans to revamp CMO for greater efficiency

Newly-appointed Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis plans to develop his office on the lines of the PMO to ensure faster and efficient working of his administration. PTI file  photo

Newly-appointed Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis plans to develop his office on the lines of the PMO to ensure faster and...

Kerala govt dismisses allegation of corruption against FM

The Kerala government today dismissed as false allegations of corruption levelled by bar owners against the State Finance Minister K M Mani over reopening closed bars and ruled out any probe into the matter. FIle photo DH

The Kerala government today dismissed as false allegations of corruption levelled by bar owners against the State Finance Minister ...

Test flight of Virgin Galactic spaceship ends in fatal crash in California

A piece of the wreckage from the crash of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShip Two lies near Cantil, California October 31, 2014. The passenger spaceship being developed by Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic company crashed during a test flight on Friday near the Mojave Air and Space Port in California, killing one pilot and seriously injuring the other, officials said. REUTERS

A passenger spaceship being developed by Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic company crashed during a test flight on Friday near the Mojave Air ...

Twelve cities get new names

It's now official. The State's capital Bangalore has become Bengaluru and Belgaum has become Belagavi. And 10 other cities in the State have also been renamed. DH photo

It's now official. The State's capital Bangalore has become Bengaluru and Belgaum has become Belagavi. And 10 other cities in the State have also been renamed.

Hrithik, Sussanne now legally divorced

Hrithik Roshan and his estranged wife Sussanne Khan were granted divorce by the Bandra court Saturday, the Bollywood star's lawyer said. PTI file photo

Hrithik Roshan and his estranged wife Sussanne Khan were granted divorce by the Bandra court Saturday, the Bollywood star's...

Business

Nokia shuts down its India plant in Chennai

Nokia, once an iconic mobile handset maker, is shutting down its India plant Saturday at Sriperumbudur near here, a company spokesperson said Friday. PTI photo

Nokia, once an iconic mobile handset maker, is shutting down its India plant Saturday at Sriperumbudur near here, a company spokesperson said Friday.

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Schools show no urgency on police circular

A student of The Indiranagar Cambridge School looks at a banner announcing that the institution is closed on Friday. DH photo/ Ranju P

Only 209 of the 2,500-odd schools in the city have complied with the directions by the police over getting the antecedents of their staff verified...

Sports

BCCI demands multi-million dollar settlement from WICB

The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) will have to cough up nearly $42 million in order to stave off a lawsuit from the Board Of Control For Cricket In India (BCCI), stemming from the abandoned tour of India last month. Reuters photo

Clarke fights as Australia crumble in second Test

Skipper Michael Clarke held firm amid a wicket slide as Australia...

Positive mindset will help India: Gilchrist

Australia great Adam Gilchrist said a positive mindset would help India per

Delhi Dynamos look for first away win against FC Goa

Having remained unbeaten so far, Delhi Dynamos will be looking....

Gallant Central stage fightback

On a day of swinging fortunes, Central Zone, for the first time in...

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A view of the statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on the occasion of his birth anniversary...

A view of the statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on the occasion of his birth anniversary...

Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi paying tribute to former Prime Minister...

Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi paying tribute to former Prime Minister...

Artists perform during a function on the occasion of birth anniversary of Sardar...

Artists perform during a function on the occasion of birth anniversary of Sardar...

Members of Thamizhar Vazhvurimai Koottamaippu during a protest against Sri Lankan court's...

Members of Thamizhar Vazhvurimai Koottamaippu during a protest against Sri Lankan court's...

Indian cricket players during their practice session at barabati stadium in Cuttack...

Indian cricket players during their practice session at barabati stadium in Cuttack...

Delhi Police band performs at India Gate near Amar Jawan Jyoti to salute Sardar...

Delhi Police band performs at India Gate near Amar Jawan Jyoti to salute Sardar...

Army soldiers patrolling after an IED was recovered in a gas cylinder near the Circuit House...

Army soldiers patrolling after an IED was recovered in a gas cylinder near the Circuit House...

Tourist take pictures from a boat as people bath in the Ganges river in Varanasi...

Tourist take pictures from a boat as people bath in the Ganges river in Varanasi...

Devendra Fadnavis being sworn-in as the new Maharashtra Chief Minister by Governor...

Devendra Fadnavis being sworn-in as the new Maharashtra Chief Minister by Governor...

A camel herder sits as he feeds his camels at the annual cattle fair in Pushkar, in the Rajasthan...

A camel herder sits as he feeds his camels at the annual cattle fair in Pushkar, in the Rajasthan...

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Rage on the move

Careless: The use of shrill horns has increased in the City. dh photo by kishor kumar bolar

Looks like everybody wants to be heard on the road nowadays. No wonder honking is at its shrillest....

The stories of yore

Unique : A photograph of Wesleyan Church by Jane Smith.

The Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH), in collaboration with the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited, is organising an...

The lure of going back in time

Ever had that 60's Blues make you sob? That aftershave of your first date rekindle long-lost romance? The kindergarten porridge take you back to ...

Those who live in app-app land…

Their world has shrunk. It's all about buying, downloading and sharing apps. Sure, some of them may come in very handy, but most are just inane. ...

Helping them find their voice

Dr Swaroop Rawal, a life skills educator, uses dramatic arts to empower girls, to become catalysts of change, writes Taru Bahl...

Dial M for marriage gone haywire

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