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Three union ministers increase assets in five months

The highest increase in assets in five months was shown by Railway Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda. 'His assets have shown an increase of Rs.10.46 crores, from Rs.9.88 crores as declared in Lok Sabha 2014 elections to Rs.20.35 crores in the 2014 declarations of the Union  Council of Ministers to the PMO,' the statement said. PTI file photo

The assets of at least three union ministers have increased since they assumed office five months ago, a joint statement by the National Election Watch...

US firm fined for underpaying Indian workers

A Silicon Valley IT company in the US has been ordered to pay USD 40,000 in back wages to eight Indian workers who worked up to 122 hours a week and received as little as USD 1.21 an hour. PTI file photo. For representation purpose

A Silicon Valley IT company in the US has been ordered to pay USD 40,000 in back wages to eight Indian workers who worked up to 122 hours...

India wants peace with China but not at cost of honour:Rajnath

Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said that India wants peace with China but that cannot come at the cost of honour. AP file photo

Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said that India wants peace with China but that cannot come at the cost of honour...

Pakistan court frees Daniel Pearl murder suspect

An anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Pakistan Friday freed Qari Hashim Ali, one of the suspects in the murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl. Reuters file photo

An anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Pakistan Friday freed Qari Hashim Ali, one of the suspects in the murder of American journalist...

New York City doctor tests positive for Ebola

An exterior view of Bellevue Hospital in New York City, October 23, 2014. A physician with Doctors without Borders (MSF) who returned from West Africa recently and developed potential symptoms is being tested for Ebola at the hospital Reuters Photo

A doctor who treated Ebola patients in Guinea and returned to the US last week has tested positive for the Ebola...

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Rain dampens Deepavali spirit

Rain dampened the spirit of Deepavali festival in the City on Wednesday and on Thursday as well with widespread downpour reported in most parts of Bangalore. DH file photo

Rain dampened the spirit of Deepavali festival in the City on Wednesday and on Thursday as well with widespread downpour reported in most parts of Bangalore.

Sports

Advani, Gilchrist enter World Billiards Championship finals

The two best players in the fray, Pankaj Advani and Peter Gilchrist entered the final of the World Billiards Championship.DH File Photo

Captain Dhoni not 'innovative and proactive" enough: Holding

Legendary West Indies fast bowler Michael Holding feels...

South storm into Duleep final with crushing win

South Zone took just 40 minutes into the third morning to...

Saina, Kashyap in French Open quarters

Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap continued his giant-killing...

Never wanted to abandon India tour: Marlon Samuels

West Indies Marlon Samuels said he never wanted to be part of the...

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Hindu priest performs evening prayers called 'Aarti' on the banks of the river Yamuna...

Hindu priest performs evening prayers called 'Aarti' on the banks of the river Yamuna...

Dakshineswar Temple decorated with lights for the Kali Puja and Diwali at North 24 Pargana...

Dakshineswar Temple decorated with lights for the Kali Puja and Diwali at North 24 Pargana...

Firecrackers light up the sky as people celebrate Diwali festival in Mumbai...

Firecrackers light up the sky as people celebrate Diwali festival in Mumbai...

School students lighting earhen lamps at Tulsi Ghat in Varanasi...

School students lighting earhen lamps at Tulsi Ghat in Varanasi...

A view of decorated Madan Mohan Malviya Stadium with oil lamps during Deepwali festival...

A view of decorated Madan Mohan Malviya Stadium with oil lamps during Deepwali festival...

Illuminated Golden Temple on the eve of Diwali in Amritsar...

Illuminated Golden Temple on the eve of Diwali in Amritsar...

Children with special needs light firecrackers as they celebrate Diwali...

Children with special needs light firecrackers as they celebrate Diwali...

Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers enjoy Diwali celebrations on the eve of Diwali...

Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers enjoy Diwali celebrations on the eve of Diwali...

Hindu priests light oil lamps in a formation of the 'Swastika', a Hindu symbol of peace...

Hindu priests light oil lamps in a formation of the 'Swastika', a Hindu symbol of peace...

A Border Security Force (BSF) soldier lights sparklers on the eve of Diwali...

A Border Security Force (BSF) soldier lights sparklers on the eve of Diwali...

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