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Jaitley hints at giving relief to salaried class

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley during an interaction with PTI Journalists. PTI Photo

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Saturday that he did not favour burdening the salaried and middle classes with more taxes, but...

Nod to widen road near Palace Grounds

The perennial gridlocks on the arterial Bellary road will soon be a thing of the past as the width of the stretch between the Windsor Manor Junction and Mekhri Circle will be doubled to 160 feet.  Dh illustration

The perennial gridlocks on the arterial Bellary road will soon be a thing of the past as the width of the stretch between the Windsor...

Beijing building island in South China Sea

Satellite images show China is building an island on a reef in the disputed Spratly Islands large enough to accommodate what could be its first offshore airstrip in the South China Sea, a leading defence publication said on Friday. Ap file photo for representational purpose only

Satellite images show China is building an island on a reef in the disputed Spratly Islands large enough to accommodate what could be its...

Parliament has heavy agenda this session

The Modi government has lined up a heavy legislative agenda, including a slew of economic reforms, for the Winter Session of Parliament beginning Monday. PTI file photo

The Modi government has lined up a heavy legislative agenda, including a slew of economic reforms, for the Winter Session of Parliament...

Holy harmony: 'Namaz' offered at temple

According to reports, the two women were in town to see the Taj Mahal, the monument of love. PTI file photo

The Taj city of Agra was witness to a unique sight that set an example in communal harmony on Friday as two Muslim women from Iran...

Business

Legislative body may moot break-up of Google ops

The European Parliament is preparing a non-binding resolution that proposes splitting Google Inc's search engine operations in Europe from the rest of its business as one possible option to rein in the Internet company's dominance in the search market. Reuters file photo

The European Parliament is preparing a non-binding resolution that proposes splitting Google Inc's search engine operations in Europe...

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Woman teacher 'molested' child in B'luru school, parents allege

Police guard Navodaya Vidyaniketan School where a five-year-old girl was allegedly sexually abused by a female teacher in Bengaluru on Saturday. DH PHOTO

The parents of a five-year-old girl lodged a complaint with RT Nagar police on Friday alleging that a woman teacher sexually assaulted...

Sports

Xintong cruises, Advani struggles

in top form: Kamal Chawla during his win over Russian Mikhail Terekhov on Saturday. dh photo/ Kishor Kumar Bolar

When Marcos played Agassi

Andre Agassi, 36, did not have much of his youthful exuberance but the...

Carrying forward a legacy

Being the son of a former world champion can have its pros and...

FC Goa down FC Pune City

FC Goa scored a goal in each half to down a fighting FC...

Srikanth bows out of Hong Kong Super Series

India's campaign in the Hong Kong Super Series came to an end...

Anand faces must-win situation against Carlsen

Trailing by a full point with just two games remaining, Indian...

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Elderly women take part in Tug-of War during annual month long sports competition...

Elderly women take part in Tug-of War during annual month long sports competition...

A tigress in a playfull mood at the Maharajbag Zoo in Nagpur, Maharashtra...

A tigress in a playfull mood at the Maharajbag Zoo in Nagpur, Maharashtra...

Indian Air Force (IAF) Sukhoi Su-30 fighter aircrafts make a formation in the shape...

Indian Air Force (IAF) Sukhoi Su-30 fighter aircrafts make a formation in the shape...

Players during the 3rd day of IBSF World Snooker Championship in Bengaluru...

Players during the 3rd day of IBSF World Snooker Championship in Bengaluru...

Interim President, BCCI Shivlal Yadav felicitates Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma at the BCCI...

Interim President, BCCI Shivlal Yadav felicitates Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma at the BCCI...

Migratory birds arrive to make nest at tree at Islampur in Birbhum district of West Bengal...

Migratory birds arrive to make nest at tree at Islampur in Birbhum district of West Bengal...

Decommissioned warship, INS Vikrant being wrecked at Darukhana ship breaking yard in Mumbai...

Decommissioned warship, INS Vikrant being wrecked at Darukhana ship breaking yard in Mumbai...

Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopters make a formation during a parade for presentation...

Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopters make a formation during a parade for presentation...

Indian Coast Guard launching Interceptor Boat c-416 at Hazira, Surat...

Indian Coast Guard launching Interceptor Boat c-416 at Hazira, Surat...

Arun Jaitley with Mega actors Amitabh Bachchan and Rajinikanth...

Arun Jaitley with Mega actors Amitabh Bachchan and Rajinikanth...

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Bitten by the techno bug

DH photo-illustration: Ashwin Haldipur

Technology is advancing by the nanosecond, sweeping us into the tide of change. New gizmos and gadgets are radically transforming our lives....

Volleying for a difficult art

VOLLEYINGWOES: Pat Cash says with youngsters following thesamepattern of play everywhere, it is tough to comeup the ranks. DH PHOTO/ SRIKANTA SHARMA R

ITF should devise ways to prevent the game from becoming one-dimensional, says the Australian...

The perfect shot

A photograph may or may not tell a story, but it has the unique ability to freeze time. It takes you back to the exact hour when you took the picture, the precise minute when the light and shadows were perfect, the split second when the composition was impeccable, and the special time you captured a spectacular moment in history.

South African photographer Jill Sneesby captures nature at its best. Asha Chowdary talks to the award-winning photographer about getting the perfect s...

Beware of the barber

A newly-furbished saloon with a change of management greeted me. The owner, who had a rakish pencil-line mustache and wavy hair, beamed at me and guided me to a chair.

At the time when hairstylists were simply known as barbers without any professional euphemism, I was once commanded by my magisterial grandpa......

On the dark side

Testing New waters Actor Hugh Jackman is trying his hand at theatre.

Saying that he's ready for a detour, Hugh Jackman embraces an eerily enigmatic role in 'The River', now in previews on Broadway. Patr...

The exit strategy

In 'Being Mortal...' Gawande  (heading for 50) has turned his  attention to mortality, otherwise known as the one big thing in  medicine that cannot be fixed.

This book is an acknowledgment that serenity and well-being cannot actually be dished up cafeteria-style, Abigail Zuger writes...

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