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9 detained over Syria visit

The Bengaluru Police on Saturday detained nine people immediately after they landed at Kempegowda International Airport following their 'highly suspicious'  attempt to visit Syria, the Islamic State stronghold. Reuters file photo

The Bengaluru Police on Saturday detained nine people immediately after they landed at Kempegowda International Airport following...

PM visit, Yatra top Sushma's agenda

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Foreign Secretary  S Jaishankar (left) arrive at the Beijing International Airport on Saturday for a four-day visit to China. PTI

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived here on Saturday on a four-day visit to China. She is expected to meet...

Former Union minister held for Saradha scam

In a major development, the CBI arrested former Union minister and Congress leader Matang Sinh from here on Saturday for his role in the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam. PTI file photo

In a major development, the CBI arrested former Union minister and Congress leader Matang Sinh from here on Saturday for his role...

Canister-based version of Agni V launch successful

India on Saturday morning successfully test-fired its most sophisticated and technologically advanced missile, the nuclear-capable Agni V, from a Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) facility at Wheelers Island located off the coast of Dhamara in north Odisha's Bhadrak district. Reuters file photo

India on Saturday morning successfully test-fired its most sophisticated and technologically advanced missile, the nuclear-capable...

Ten labourers buried alive in TN effluent tank burst

Fire service personnel rescue the lone survivor of the mishap from the leather factory at Ranipet in the Vellore district of Tamil Nadu on Saturday. DH photo

Ten people, including nine from West Bengal, were buried alive when an industrial treatment plant broke and disgorged chemical...

Business

Greek government says will not cooperate with 'troika'

Greece's new leftist government opened talks on its bailout with European partners by flatly refusing to extend the programme.

Greece's new leftist government opened talks on its bailout with European partners by flatly refusing to extend the programme...

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HC suggests special team to trace missing girls

The High Court on Saturday suggested the City Police Commissioner to constitute a special team for tracing missing girls, women and mentally challenged persons. DH file photo

The High Court on Saturday suggested the City Police Commissioner to constitute a special team for tracing missing girls, women...

Sports

A tale of missed opportunity

What's the common feature in India's four away tours to England (2011), South Africa (2013), New Zealand (2014) and Australia (2014-15) Reuters File Photo

Johnson returns as Australia look to wrap up title

The whole of last summer, when England came Down Under for the Ashes...

Shreyas leaves UP in a spin

Over number 61.2. Shreyas Gopal's leg-break spin across Himanshu Asnora, le

Tigers face tough test of survival

Bangladesh will need a dramatic turn in fortunes to ensure another World Cu

When Leverock's catch went viral

In the 2007 World Cup, Bermuda were one of the six qualifiers. In...

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Madhuri Dixit Nene during the launch of a jewellery showroom at Panvel in Mumbai...

Madhuri Dixit Nene during the launch of a jewellery showroom at Panvel in Mumbai...

GOC, White Knight Corps, K H Singh interacting with participants of tour in Doda...

GOC, White Knight Corps, K H Singh interacting with participants of tour in Doda...

Delhi Waveriders and Punjab Warriors players in action during the HIL match in New Delhi...

Delhi Waveriders and Punjab Warriors players in action during the HIL match in New Delhi...

Union Ministry Minister of Drinking Water and Sanitation during his visit at Barlah Water Project...

Union Ministry Minister of Drinking Water and Sanitation during his visit at Barlah Water Project...

Devotees shower flowers on the 42-ft-tall monolithic statue of Lord Bahubali...

Devotees shower flowers on the 42-ft-tall monolithic statue of Lord Bahubali...

Chandrababu Naidu, Ministers and senior officers participate in a three-day workshop...

Chandrababu Naidu, Ministers and senior officers participate in a three-day workshop...

School students participate in a grand Swami Vivekananda Walkathon at Marina beach in Chennai...

School students participate in a grand Swami Vivekananda Walkathon at Marina beach in Chennai...

Lebanese artists perform during a press preview for the 29th International Crafts Mela...

Lebanese artists perform during a press preview for the 29th International Crafts Mela...

School Students make a formation in the shape of 'READ FOR FUTURE' at a school...

School Students make a formation in the shape of 'READ FOR FUTURE' at a school...

Garo Wangala Troops perform during a Cultural Rally to mark the 53rd Anniversary of Dudhnoi...

Garo Wangala Troops perform during a Cultural Rally to mark the 53rd Anniversary of Dudhnoi...

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Lifestyle

HIV may stay hidden in 'quiet' immune cells

In what could lead to a cure for HIV, researchers have found that the human immunodeficiency virus may stay hidden for years in certain quiet  immune cells. PTI File Photo for representation.

In what could lead to a cure for HIV, researchers have found that the human immunodeficiency virus may stay hidden for years in certain...

Today's Supplements

A filmi chakkar...

Most filmmakers who think of good cinema agree with Roman Polanski saying that

That films are a slice of life cannot be disputed. In fact, if we have one shared turf of experience, then it's Hindi cinema......

City of shrines

he Mukteswara Temple complex; ornate pillars at Konark Temple

Lalitha Subramanian goes temple-hopping in Bhubaneswar, exploring some of the lesser-known shrines......

Colours of the Valley

Craft culture From beautiful shawls and intricately carved wooden artefacts to metal works and wicker baskets, Kashmir is home to several unique handicrafts. Photos by author

Apart from being blessed with natural beauty, Kashmir Valley is also gifted with a creative streak, thanks to its varied crafts.......

Never off limits

Class apart Amitabh Bachchan stars in R Balki's 'Shamitabh'.

One of the few actors who resurrected his career post 60, Amitabh Bachchan has managed to take on tough roles......

Of love & war

tHe Author seems to be in his  element when detailing  emotional interactions between individuals, even if it is only in thought.

The Book Of Gold Leaves by Mirza Waheed is a lyrical ode to love amid the conflicts in Kashmir......

In unfamiliar territory

Analysts feel Tiger Woodscould be suffering from yips and should refrain from tinkering with hisgamewaytoo often. REUTERS Photo

Watching Tiger Woods launch wildly errant drives was hard. Watching his ground-ball chip shots was harder.......

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