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8 killed in explosion at AP cracker manufacturing unit

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Eight people were today killed in an explosion at a cracker manufacturing factory in coastal East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh.

Five get life term in Dhaula Kuan gang rape

A Delhi court Monday awarded life imprisonment to five men who have been found guilty in the 2010 Dhaula Kuan abduction and gang rape of a call centre executive. DH illustration

A Delhi court Monday awarded life imprisonment to five men who have been found guilty in the 2010 Dhaula Kuan abduction and gang rape of a call centre executive...

Parrikar accuses Bombay High Court of land-grabbing

Chief minister Manohar Parrikar Monday attacked the judiciary, specifically the Bombay High Court bench in Goa, for land-related irregularities, even accusing the judiciary of grabbing government land. PTI file photo

Chief minister Manohar Parrikar Monday attacked the judiciary, specifically the Bombay High Court bench in Goa, for land-related irregularities, even accusing...

Kundankulam n-plant out of action due to turbine problem

A major problem in the first atomic power unit's turbine at Kudankulam has caused uncertainty on its early commissioning, said a source. PTI file photo

A major problem in the first atomic power unit's turbine at Kudankulam has put the unit out of action for around six-eight weeks, the Nuclear Power...

Business

Sensex ends 321 points up; auto stocks up

After losing 0.71 percent in the last weekly trade session, a benchmark index of Indian equities markets Monday provisionally closed the days trade 321.32 points or 1.23 percent up as automobile, banks, capital goods, oil and gas and metal stocks gained. PTI file photo

After losing 0.71 percent in the last weekly trade session, a benchmark index of Indian equities markets Monday provisionally closed the day's trade 321.32...

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Gold (Bangalore) (10gm)25,900.00
Silver (per kg)38,800.00
US Dollar6,188.00
Pound9,907.00
Euro7,895.00
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Broken-hearted teen girls commit suicide on footpath

Two teenage girls, studying Bachelor of Business Management (BBM), reportedly committed suicide by consuming pesticide on a footpath on Mosque Road in Frazer Town on Saturday. They were reportedly dejected that the boys they loved did not reciprocate.  DH file illustration for representational purpose only

Two teenage girls, studying Bachelor of Business Management (BBM), reportedly committed suicide by consuming pesticide on a footpath...

Sports

Kohli claims 2nd spot, Bhuvneshwar breaks into top-10

Benefitting from his return to form in the abruptly-ended West Indies series, Indian batsman Virat Kohli claimed number two slot in the ICC rankings while swing bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar broke into top-10 for the first time in his career. PTI file photo

Ajmal-less Pakistan seek to end 20-year Australia drought

Pakistan hope to end a 20-year drought against Australia...

Delhi Dynamos finish 1-1 with Atletico de Kolkata

Pavel Elias unleashed a rasping volley to cancel out a penalty...

NorthEast United hold FC Goa 1-1

NorthEast United FC capitalised on a debatable penalty decision...

Tirath, Shamli emerge champs

Sudha Singh wins women's half-marathon, Kavita impresses on her return

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Army recruits during their attestation parade at Madras Regimental Centre, Wellington, Ooty on...

Army recruits during their attestation parade at Madras Regimental Centre, Wellington, Ooty on...

In this Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014 photo, a Kashmiri woman blocks a road during a protest demanding...

In this Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014 photo, a Kashmiri woman blocks a road during a protest demanding...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the 42nd Convocation of the All India Institute of Medical...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the 42nd Convocation of the All India Institute of Medical...

Devendra Fadnavis hugs his mother Savita after his victory during the Assembly election in...

Devendra Fadnavis hugs his mother Savita after his victory during the Assembly election in...

Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry, Nirmala Sitaraman launching the Online Export...

Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry, Nirmala Sitaraman launching the Online Export...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with BJP President Amit Shah after the party's parliamentary...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with BJP President Amit Shah after the party's parliamentary...

In this Oct. 17, 2014 photo, a thick blanket of smoke is seen against the setting sun as...

In this Oct. 17, 2014 photo, a thick blanket of smoke is seen against the setting sun as...

In this Monday, Oct. 13, 2014 photo, an Indian woman uses her hand to put sawdust in an...

In this Monday, Oct. 13, 2014 photo, an Indian woman uses her hand to put sawdust in an...

(L-R) Asha Bhat, Miss Diva Universe 2014 2nd runner up, Noyonita Lodh, Miss Diva Universe 2014...

(L-R) Asha Bhat, Miss Diva Universe 2014 2nd runner up, Noyonita Lodh, Miss Diva Universe 2014...

An Indian man teaches yoga postures to schoolchildren at Delhi Public School in Hyderabad...

An Indian man teaches yoga postures to schoolchildren at Delhi Public School in Hyderabad...

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