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Speaker defends decision on LoP, says SC made no observations against her

A day after the Supreme Court decided to interpret the provision of Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said today her denying LoP's post to Congress was based on rules and tradition and that the apex court had made no observation against her. PTI photo

A day after the Supreme Court decided to interpret the provision of Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said today her...

Ananthamurthy cremated with full state honours

Mourners in large numbers today paid their last respects to Jnanpith award winner and Kannada literary giant U R Ananthamurthy who was cremated with full state honours here today. KPN

Mourners in large numbers today paid their last respects to Jnanpith award winner and Kannada literary giant U R Ananthamurthy who was ...

Pak asks for DGMO meet with India to address border firing

A woman displays a mortar shell allegedly fired on a residential area from the Pakistan side of the border in Ranbir Singh Pura region, about 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Jammu, India, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. India and Pakistan traded gunfire in the disputed Kashmir region on Saturday, killing two villagers on each side and wounding several others, officials said. Tensions have escalated in Kashmir since India earlier in the week called off diplomatic talks with Pakistan because the Pakistani ambassador in New Delhi met with separatist leaders from the disputed region. AP photo

Pakistan today said that the Directors General of Military Operations (DGMOs) of India and Pakistan should meet to address the ongoing...

JMM shows black flags to union minister Tomar

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers clash with Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) workers who showed black flags to Union Steel Minister Narendra Singh Tomar at Hinoo Chowk in Ranchi on Saturday. PTI Photo

Ruling JMM activists showed black flags twice to Union Steel and Mines Minister Narendra Singh Tomar during his visit to Jharkhand today...

Brigadier allegedly sodomises sahayak, faces sacking

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In a major embarrassment to the army, a Brigadier deployed along the Line of Control in the Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir is facing...

Business

Ficci wants labour laws shifted to state list

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Ficci) Friday urged the government to shift labour laws from the concurrent to the state list with a view to attract more investment. DH photo

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Ficci) Friday urged the government to shift labour laws from the concurrent...

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Mehta writes himself into history books with 147 break

Aditya Mehta became the first Indian to make the maximum break of 147 outside the country when he potted 15 reds, 15 blacks and cleared the table, in a round of 32 match at the Paul Hunter Classic snooker tournament here. File photo- DH

Former BCCI boss Bindra retires from cricket administration

Former BCCI president and veteran cricket administrator Inderjit...

Tough to balance between ODI series and World Cup: Fraser

England national selector Angus Fraser feels the upcoming five-match...

Kohli finds form as India crush Middlesex

Under-fire batsman Virat Kohli finally came good and the bowlers...

Girlfirends a big no no for Indian team manager

The debate of Wives and Girlfriends (WAGs) accompanying cricketers...

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Bengaluru Archbishop Bernard Moras paying his last respect to Poet U R Ananthmurthy ...

Bengaluru Archbishop Bernard Moras paying his last respect to Poet U R Ananthmurthy ...

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan with her daughter Aaradhya arrives at Sanganer air port in Jaipur ...

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan with her daughter Aaradhya arrives at Sanganer air port in Jaipur ...

Arun Jaitley  during the commissioning of  Anti-Submarine Warfare Corvette INS Kamorta ...

Arun Jaitley during the commissioning of Anti-Submarine Warfare Corvette INS Kamorta ...

Bollywood actress Vaani Kapoor walks the ramp at Lakme Fashion Week ...

Bollywood actress Vaani Kapoor walks the ramp at Lakme Fashion Week ...

Actor Jackie Shroff distributes prizes for the Ganeshotsav mandals in Thane, Mumbai ...

Actor Jackie Shroff distributes prizes for the Ganeshotsav mandals in Thane, Mumbai ...

Wreckage of a car after an accident at Inderlok in New Delhi ...

Wreckage of a car after an accident at Inderlok in New Delhi ...

Jnanpith awardee UR Ananthamurthy's mortal remains being carried for last rites in Bengaluru ...

Jnanpith awardee UR Ananthamurthy's mortal remains being carried for last rites in Bengaluru ...

British Parliamentarians (green) during a friendly rugby match with Indian players in Mumbai ...

British Parliamentarians (green) during a friendly rugby match with Indian players in Mumbai ...

Former New Zealand Captain Stephen Fleming taking a selfie with female fans in Mumbai ...

Former New Zealand Captain Stephen Fleming taking a selfie with female fans in Mumbai ...

Actress Shruthi Haasan during the Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2014 in Mumbai ...

Actress Shruthi Haasan during the Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2014 in Mumbai ...

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The cases of suicides among teenagers are on the rise and depression could be a reason for this. According to experts, depression can be due to various factors like the stress associated with modern living and lack of social support.

The cases of suicides among teenagers are on the rise and depression could be a reason for this. According to experts, depression......

'We need better scriptwriters'

You can't really encompass the man that actor Naseeruddin Shah is in just a few words. His work is vast and he does well to get his audiences thinking every time he dons the grease paint. DH photo

You can't really encompass the man that actor Naseeruddin Shah is in just a few words. His work is vast and he does well to get his audiences......

Because it's show time...

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In this age of reality shows, a lot of talent is coming to the fore. However, among millions, only a few manage to make it big. What ......

Here comes the God of all things

He is the numero uno in the line of Gods that wait to be worshipped by mortals. This Ganesha Chaturthi, Shruthi Rao enumerates why Ganesha is, arguably, the most popular deity in the country.

He is the numero uno in the line of Gods that wait to be worshipped by mortals. This Ganesha Chaturthi, Shruthi Rao enumerates......

Pleased despite pain

Sure, they are sexy. But to suffer chronic pain and injury just to feel more confident seems like a bad joke on you, writes Suja Natarajan

Sure, they are sexy. But to suffer chronic pain and injury just to feel more confident seems like a bad joke on you, writes Suja Natarajan...

Man, what a woman!

HARD-HITTING: Rani Mukerji in Mardaani

The tinsel-town grapevine has it that Mardaani is Aditya Chopra's wedding gift to Rani Mukerji. She could hardly have asked for ......

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