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India intensifies rescue, relief ops

Indians fight over a queue for an aircraft back to their country outside Nepal's Tribhuvan International Airport, in Kathmandu on Sunday. Reuters

India will send an inter-ministerial team of senior officials to earthquake-ravaged Kathmandu for better coordination with the Nepalese authorities...

Abusing in-laws a ground for divorce, says SC

The Supreme  Court set aside a Madras High Court order, which overturned the trial court's decision to grant divorce to the couple married in June 2004. DH file photo

Calling the police on flimsy grounds and describing one's spouse as coming from a prostitute's family could not be treated as normal wear and tear...

Centre's Nalco plan in jeopardy

The BJD's opposition to the move is being spearheaded by president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. 'Nalco is a major profit-making PSU. Therefore, there is no need to disinvest its stakes', Patnaik has said in a recent interview. PTI file photo

The Centre is reportedly planning to disinvest ten per cent stake in Nalco, the Odisha based public sector aluminium major in the second round of stake...

It felt like a rocking cradle, says City businessman

Shivprasad Naik and Shobha Naik in Bengaluru on Sunday. DH Photo / S K Dinesh

It was a miraculous escape for a family of an IT businessman from the City who was in Nepal with five members of his family...

Business

Gold monetisation scheme can curb smuggling: Govt

PTI File Photo

Finance Ministry has prepared a draft of gold monetisation scheme to help curb flooding of yellow metal in the country through unofficial channels....

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Census work sidetracks BBMP tax collectors

Officers from the Revenue department, Assistant Executive Engineers (AEEs) of various wards and Joint Commissioners (JCs) of eight BBMP zones have been roped in to inspect the survey. DH file photo

Additional work from the on-going census survey has sidetracked the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) officers in-charge of tax collection...

Sports

Gayle, Starc script RCB's easy win

forceful: RCB's Chris Gayle en route his blistering 62 against Delhi Daredevils. PTI Photo

Rain has final say in KKR-Royals tie

Defending champions, Kolkata Knight Riders, home match against Rajasthan Ro

Double delight for Sumer

Sumer Singh from Border Security Force (BSF) clinched a grand double on the

Tendulkar, Dravid, Ganguly to find new India coach

Former stalwarts Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid will be

BCCI to take legal opinion on CSK low demerger valuation

The BCCI today decided to seek a fresh legal opinion on the controversial..

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Smoke blew up when fire brigade personnel spray water to douse fire of a cloth store...

Smoke blew up when fire brigade personnel spray water to douse fire of a cloth store...

India's National Disaster Response Force personnel look for survivors in a building, in Kathmandu...

India's National Disaster Response Force personnel look for survivors in a building, in Kathmandu...

People look at the debris of one of the oldest temples after it was damaged...

People look at the debris of one of the oldest temples after it was damaged...

Tourists gather inside Nepal's Tribhuvan International Airport...

Tourists gather inside Nepal's Tribhuvan International Airport...

People gather near the cracks on the road caused by an earthquake in Bhaktapur...

People gather near the cracks on the road caused by an earthquake in Bhaktapur...

A Nepalese man walks through destruction caused by Saturday's earthquake, in Bhaktapur, Nepal...

A Nepalese man walks through destruction caused by Saturday's earthquake, in Bhaktapur, Nepal...

People run away from a landslide triggered by a tremor, after a 7.9-magnitude earthquake...

People run away from a landslide triggered by a tremor, after a 7.9-magnitude earthquake...

This photo provided by Azim Afif, shows a small avalanche on Pumori mountain...

This photo provided by Azim Afif, shows a small avalanche on Pumori mountain...

A view of collapsed houses due to earthquake in Madhubani, Bihar...

A view of collapsed houses due to earthquake in Madhubani, Bihar...

A general view of the Basantapur Durbar Square that was damaged in Saturday’s earthquake...

A general view of the Basantapur Durbar Square that was damaged in Saturday’s earthquake...

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How earthquakes happen

A Nepalese man walks through destruction caused by Saturday's earthquake, in Bhaktapur, Nepal, Sunday, April 26, 2015. A powerful, magnitude 6.7 aftershock shook the Kathmandu area of Nepal on Sunday, a day after the massive earthquake devastated the region and destroyed homes and infrastructure. AP Photo.

Most earthquakes originate from compressional or tensional stresses built up at the margins of the huge moving plates that make up the earth's surface.

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careless Motorists riding on the widened pedestrian path. DH PHOTO BY KISHOR KUMAR BOLAR

The vision behind the Tender SURE project, that is currently on in various parts of the City, seemed positive at first.......

Ready to walk the red carpet

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Disney's No. 2 exec, in line for Magic Kingdom's throne

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Thomas O. Staggs, Disney's No. 2 executive since February, is facing intense scrutiny on whether he can step in smoothly......

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In future, one cord for all devices

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Music and dance reviews

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