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India needs more scientists to harness technology: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi. PTI file Photo

India needs more scientists to harness technology for the benefit of the common man, Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

Bank strike likely on Feb 28, may dent services

 The functioning of private lenders like ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, Axis Bank and Kotak Mahindra Bank is expected to be normal except delay in cheque clearances. The United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU) is an umbrella body of 9 unions, but two of the Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh affiliates -- National Organisation of Bank Workers and National Organisation of Bank Officers -- are not part of the stir. DH file photo

Operations at public sector banks may be hit on Tuesday as most unions under the aegis of UFBU have threatened...

Chennithala alleges conspiracy behind actress's abduction

Leader of Opposition in the Kerala Assembly Ramesh Chennithala. Picture courtesy Twitter

Leader of Opposition in the Kerala Assembly Ramesh Chennithala today slammed Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan for...

DU girl gangraped in faridabad, four arrested

The girl is a history student in a DU college in south Delhi. Two of the accused study in the same college as the victim, police said. According to the police, two of her friends, Gaurav and Sunny, took her to Faridabad by bike on February 3 after a college function to have a party. Initially, she was hesitant but later they convinced her by telling that one of her female friend and another friend would also join them, police said. DH illustration

A 20-year-old Delhi University student was allegedly gangraped by five men, including her friends in Faridabad...

Sena our 'true well wisher': say winner Muslim candidates

 The party put up a decent show by winning on 84 seats in the fiercely contested Mumbai civic body polls. The party had fielded five Muslim candidates, out of which two have won from Behrampada in Bandra locality and a ward representing suburban Amboli and Jogeshwari. PTI file photo

Shiv Sena, which is identified with the 'Hindutva' ideology, has managed to make inroads in city's two Muslim...

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Borewells, sink no more

The indications are clear. There are no signs of water even at depths of 1,500 ft and deeper. In areas where the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) has no pipeline network, individual borewells and water tankers are the only options. Many of these have dried up.

Cornered by the impending water crisis in Bengaluru this summer, shaken by the dried up reservoirs, the government...

Sports

One loss doesn't mean series is lost, says Tendulkar

Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar. PTI file photo

All England for me is like any other Super Series: PV Sindhu

Rio Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu doesn't want to attach any special s

Oz destroy India in 3 days

To say that India were beaten in the first Test would be undermining...

Aus complete demolition

Steve O'Keefe (12/70) produced the second best figures for...

Worst batting show: Kohli

Virat Kohli held back no punches after India crashed to their first defeat.

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Tracks laid out for the NEXA P1 Powerboat, Indian Grand Prix of the Seas, the global series...

Tracks laid out for the NEXA P1 Powerboat, Indian Grand Prix of the Seas, the global series...

A damaged car after an accident on Delhi- Gurugram Expressway at Shankar Chowk in Gurugram...

A damaged car after an accident on Delhi- Gurugram Expressway at Shankar Chowk in Gurugram...

A competitor at the All India Stunters and Bikers meet at Chikmagalur in Karnataka...

A competitor at the All India Stunters and Bikers meet at Chikmagalur in Karnataka...

A honey bee collecting nectar from a flower in New Delhi ...

A honey bee collecting nectar from a flower in New Delhi ...

Participants performing the yoga steps during the Mega Self Defence Camp for Women organised...

Participants performing the yoga steps during the Mega Self Defence Camp for Women organised...

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, Mumbai BJP president Ashish Shelar, Maharashtra...

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, Mumbai BJP president Ashish Shelar, Maharashtra...

Mumbai Congress president Sanjay Nirupam along with candidates who won in the BMC polls...

Mumbai Congress president Sanjay Nirupam along with candidates who won in the BMC polls...

Union Water Resources Minister and senior BJP leader Uma Bharti along with party's candidate...

Union Water Resources Minister and senior BJP leader Uma Bharti along with party's candidate...

BJP workers celebrate the party's victory in the Maharashtra civic polls and Odisha Local...

BJP workers celebrate the party's victory in the Maharashtra civic polls and Odisha Local...

BJP MP Varun Gandhi address during a meeting at town hall in Jodhpur ...

BJP MP Varun Gandhi address during a meeting at town hall in Jodhpur ...

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Quietly flows the yarn

Shawls in Kullu-Kinnauri patterns. Photo by author

A friend, whining about tailoring costs and delays, wistfully said how she wished her grandmother's era was still around......

Of sails & tales

A floating market in Bangkok

Cruises have always held a fascination for me. However, a morbid fear of the sea prevented me from indulging in my......

Satras of Majuli

Auniati Satra

I should have guessed as I got down from the car at Nimati Ghat. We had driven some 14 kilometres from Jorhat......

A religious edge

haven The giants are tended with utmost care at the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, Sri Lanka. (Photos by author)

When our team leader Vishalakshmi Karanth, who does all the planning, research and costing for our annual tours, suggested Sri Lanka this time, and in...

An accidental actor

going steady Achutha Kumar  photo by author

When the interviewer lands in a situation of having to talk more than the interviewee, something is not alright......

A success to savour

 Roger Federer. AP/PTI

With his 18th and most unexpected Grand Slam singles title in hand, it was not unreasonable to wonder if Roger Federer......

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