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Chinese pitch seven tents in Chumar; Stand off continues

The stand-off in Chumar area of Ladakh area took a new turn today with Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) pitching seven tents well within the Indian territory and showing no signs of withdrawing from the territory. AP file photo

The stand-off in Chumar area of Ladakh area took a new turn today with Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) pitching seven tents well...

Time to return favour: Uddhav's message to Modi

Driving a hard bargain with BJP over seat sharing in Maharashtra assembly polls, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray today reminded Prime Minister Narendra Modi that after 2002 Gujarat riots his father Bal Thackeray had prevailed on L K Advani not to remove Modi as Chief Minister. PTI photo

Driving a hard bargain with BJP over seat sharing in Maharashtra assembly polls, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray today reminded Prime ...

Ghani wins Afghan presidential election, signs deal with rival

Former finance minister Ashraf Ghani was declared Afghanistan's next president today, hours after signing a power-sharing deal with his rival Abdullah Abdullah that ended a prolonged standoff over the disputed result. Reuters Image

Former finance minister Ashraf Ghani was declared Afghanistan's next president today, hours after signing a power-sharing deal with his rival Abdullah Abdullah...

Saradha scam: Nalini Chidambaram examined by CBI

Nalini Chidamabaram, wife of former Finance Minister P Chidambaram, has been examined by CBI in conection with the alleged multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam. PTI photo

Nalini Chidamabaram, wife of former Finance Minister P Chidambaram, has been examined by CBI in conection with the alleged multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam.

Visa on Arrival facility on the anvil for US tourists

India is working on a proposal for Visa on Arrival (VoA) facility for US tourists, one of the big-ticket announcements expected to be made during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's high-profile visit to the US beginning September 26. Reuters photo

India is working on a proposal for Visa on Arrival (VoA) facility for US tourists, one of the big-ticket announcements expected to be made ...

Business

G20 promises more steps to boost global GDP by USD 2 trillion

G20, a grouping of developed and developing nations, today vowed to take more measures to push the global GDP by an additional 2 per cent, or over USD 2 trillion, by 2018. DH photo

G20, a grouping of developed and developing nations, today vowed to take more measures to push the global GDP by an additional 2 per cent, or over USD 2 trillion, by 2018.

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Anguish in air at DJ Halli school

School children of Urdu Model primary school admited at the Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Medical College Hospital after the mid-day meal poisoning at the school in Bangalore. DH file photo

The sense of fear and anguish among parents was still there. All 12 cans of food sent to the Government Urdu School at DJ Halli...

Sports

Indian eves lose to Korea; fetch maiden badminton team bronze

A fighting India went down to hosts South Korea 1-3 in the women's team badminton semifinals to settle for their maiden bronze medal at the Asian Games here today. PTI photo

Hamilton wins in Singapore as Rosberg limps out

Lewis Hamilton regained the Formula One drivers' world championship le

Triple-record burst for NKorean lifter

North Korea's Kim Un-Guk thanked his supreme leader Kim Jong-Un...

India fined for last-minute pullouts at Asiad

The Indian Olympic Association has been fined USD 10,000 for withdrawing te

India beat Sri Lanka 8-0 in Asiad hockey

The Indian men's hockey team got off to a flying start in the...

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Ceremonial elephant Arjuna carries a wooden howdah in Mysore ...

Ceremonial elephant Arjuna carries a wooden howdah in Mysore ...

Sharad Yadav  with President of Socialist Janata (Democratic) Veerendra Kumar ...

Sharad Yadav with President of Socialist Janata (Democratic) Veerendra Kumar ...

Chennai Super Kings Skipper Dwayne Bravo and Ashish Nehra shares a moment during a practice ...

Chennai Super Kings Skipper Dwayne Bravo and Ashish Nehra shares a moment during a practice ...

Ban Ki-moon presents a certificate of honour to Hollywood star Leonardo DiCapriiyo ...

Ban Ki-moon presents a certificate of honour to Hollywood star Leonardo DiCapriiyo ...

Jitu Rai during the 10M air Pistol qualification shooting event at the 17th Asian Games ...

Jitu Rai during the 10M air Pistol qualification shooting event at the 17th Asian Games ...

Women clad in traditional 'ghagra choli' practice the 'Garba' dance in Ahmedabad ...

Women clad in traditional 'ghagra choli' practice the 'Garba' dance in Ahmedabad ...

A bridge that connects Pulwama to Srinagar lays destroyed due to the Jammu and Kashmir flood  ...

A bridge that connects Pulwama to Srinagar lays destroyed due to the Jammu and Kashmir flood ...

Saina Nehwal plays a shot against Korea's Sung jihyun during their Badminton singles semi final ...

Saina Nehwal plays a shot against Korea's Sung jihyun during their Badminton singles semi final ...

Katrina Kaif with Audi India Head, Joe King during the launch of Audi 2015 autumn collection ...

Katrina Kaif with Audi India Head, Joe King during the launch of Audi 2015 autumn collection ...

Katrina Kaif and Hrithik Roshan showcase the Pantaloons limited edition collection in Mumbai ...

Katrina Kaif and Hrithik Roshan showcase the Pantaloons limited edition collection in Mumbai ...

Sunday Special
Special Features
The excitement was writ large. Haryana government employee Amit Dilbagi boarded a flight to California, USA, on Saturday because o
Sunday Spotlight
Abhijit Ghosh, now retired, learnt it the hard way. He blew the whistle on corruption by the Chairman and Managing Director of Cen
Blogs

Defragmenting hard-disk drive on a Windows 8.1 :

Q: Do you still have to defragment the hard-disk drive on a Windows 8.1 computer to keep it from running slow? A: Microsoft still recommends regular maintena

Today's Supplements

From berry to brew...

Coffee was once a closely guarded Arabian secret until Baba Budan, a Sufi mystic, smuggled seven beans from Yemen and scattered them on ......

A royal romance

Fashionably correct : Actress Sonam Kapoor in the film 'Khoobsurat'.

She is the quintessential fashion diva of Bollywood. Sonam Kapoor is known more for her choice of couture than for her big screen roles. .....

In her wild ways

Asher Jay is no ordinary artist. She employs the medium of art to drive home the message of wildlife conservation. Arundhati Pattabhiraman ......

Grand summation

Henry Kissinger's latest book, 'World Order', views history in the light of philosophy of realpolitik, writes Michiko Kakutani...

Supper in Sydney

Tried & tasted : A view of Harbour Bridge (top left) ; a glimpse of Australian cuisine. Photos by Author

Eating her way through Sydney, Australia, Preeti Verma Lal discovers an explosion of flavours, textures and a memorable culinary experience...

Easy road to pinnacle?

hot shots: Nico Rosberg leads the field as the Formula One championship heads towards climax, with his Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton just behind. Reuters

Many experts feel changes in the sport have made the journey smoother for the young brigade...

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