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VHP 're-converts' 225 in Gujarat, 35 in Kerala

Local units of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Sunday

Local units of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Sunday ''reconverted'' 225 tribal Christians at Aranai village in Gujarat's Valsad district, while 35 dalit Christians...

Revision of power tariff to become norm soon

Timely revision of electricity tariff by power utilities will be made mandatory soon, with the provisions in the proposed the Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2014, stipulating that if power firms do not approach the Electricity Regulatory Commission seeking revision, it can revise power tariff on its own. File Reuters Image

Timely revision of electricity tariff by power utilities will be made mandatory soon, with the provisions in the proposed the Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2014, stipulating that...

India angered by UN body calling Hafiz Saeed 'sahib'

India will seek a clarification from the United Nations over a UN Security Council panel referring to 26/11 Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed as

India will seek a clarification from the United Nations over a UN Security Council panel referring to 26/11 Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed...

Cold freezes North, spreads to south now

Cold maintained its grip across North India and spread down South, affecting normal life as authorities in Uttar Pradesh ordered early winter vacation while some parts of the region enjoyed a slight respite. PTI Image

Cold maintained its grip across North India and spread down South, affecting normal life as authorities in Uttar Pradesh ordered early winter vacation while some parts of the region enjoyed...

Exclusive leopard safari in Bannerghatta park soon

The Bannerghatta Biological Park (BBP) here will soon have an exclusive leopard safari, the first of its kind in the country. File Photo

The Bannerghatta Biological Park (BBP) here will soon have an exclusive leopard safari, the first of its kind in the country. A proposal for the safari was cleared last ...

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GoAir offers discount on fares, lowest at Rs 1,469

The Wadia Group-promoted budget carrier GoAir today said it has put 1.7 million seats up for sale, offering fares as low as Rs 1,469 for travel next year with a five-day booking period starting today, to stimulate demand during the lean period. Reuters file photo

Low cost carrier GoAir on Sunday has put up 17 lakh seats for sale offering fares as low as Rs 1,469 to travel any time between January and March, 2015.

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Kannada film makers must come out with better content, says Benegal

Having closely witnessed the growth of Indian cinema over the decades, iconic film director Shyam Benegal holds an optimistic view about present-day films in India. File Photo

Having closely witnessed the growth of Indian cinema over the decades, iconic film director Shyam Benegal holds an optimistic view about present-day films in India.

Sports

The Indian angle of DRS issue

passionate appeal: India have steadfastedly maintained the need to have a fully error free Decision Review System. reuters

Bruns comes in for injured Mitch Marsh

Australia have included Queensland batsman Joe Burns in place of injured Mi

We aren't interested in Kevin any more, say ECB bigwigs

England cricket chiefs have moved quickly to make it clear that Alastair Co

Karnataka toil on opening day

A typical north Indian winter -- grey and windy -- greeted Karnataka on...

Liverpool strike late to hold Arsenal

A bloodied and bandaged Martin Skrtel headed home a last-gasp 97th-minute e

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Q: What is Microsoft fixing every month when I get Windows Update notices on my PC?:

Q: What is Microsoft fixing every month when I get Windows Update notices on my PC? A: Those Windows Update notices usually contain Microsoft’s latest secu

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Elton John marries longtime partner David Furnish

pop star Elton John, right, and his longtime partner David Furnish. AP file photo

Legendary singer Elton John and his partner David Furnish have formally converted their civil partnership to a marriage here in Windsor estate...

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Christmas at 'Clusters'

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