Press Esc to close
Saturday 30 April 2016
News updated at 1:14 AM IST
Weather
Max: 36.7°C
Min : 24.5°C
In Bengaluru
Sunny day

News

Govt rolls back decision to lower EPF rate; fixes it at 8.8%

Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya announced the decision to raise interest rate on a day employee unions had called nationwide protests against fixing interest rates lower than 8.8 per cent decided by the retirement fund body EPFO as well as 8.75 per cent paid for the previous fiscal. PTI File Photo.

Bowing to employee protests for the third time in two months, the government today rolled back its decision of lower interest rate...

Govt rejects charge that PM struck deal with Italy on chopper case

It also termed attempts to link NSA Ajit Doval and Principal Secretary to PM Nripendra Mishra to one of the accused as totally baseless assertion and indicative of malicious intent. PTI file photo

The government tonight rebutted allegations that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had struck a deal with Italy on AgustaWestland case...

Four wrestlers handed temporary ban, Rio Olympic dreams over

Babita Kumari. Image courtesy Twitter.

Wrestling Federation of India today issued show cause notice to four wrestlers including the two Phogat sisters...

Provide details degrees earned by PM to Kejriwal: CIC to DU

Delhi University had claimed that unless the roll number of a student is not provided, it would be difficult to search the records. PTI file photo

The Central Information Commission today directed the Delhi University and the Gujarat University to search and provide information...

HC directs demolition of Adarsh bldg, stays order for 3 months

A view of the 31-storey Adarsh Housing Society building complex located at Colaba in Mumbai. PTI File Photo.

Holding that the scam-tainted 31-storey Adarsh apartments was illegally constructed, the Bombay High Court...

BSE
25,606.62 +3.52
NSE
7,849.80 +2.55
Friday 29 April 2016 at:18:50 Hrs
Gold (Bangalore) (10gm)NA.00
Silver (per kg)NA.00
Gold (mum) (10gm)NA.00
US Dollar67.37
Pound95.17
Euro74.76
DinarNA.00
* Price at which Bank Sell (in Rs.)
epaper
Pearls Of Wisdom

Silence is only frightening to people who are compulsively verbalising.

William S Burroughs
Subscribe to our Daily Newsletter

Sports

Smith's century takes Pune to 195/3 against Gujarat Lions

While Rahane found the fence five times during his 45-ball knock, Australian captain Smith smashed the Gujarat Lions bowlers for eight boundaries and five sixes to lay the foundation for a strong total. PTI

Indian women team in Archery World Cup final

Indian women recurve team shocked top seed Germany 5-3 to set up a...

Kings XI Punjab not willing to play in Dharamsala: HPCA

Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) today said Kings XI Punjab are

Under-fire IOA approaches Tendulkar, Rahman

Drawing flak for naming Salman Khan as the Indian Olympic contingent's good

Saina seals semifinal spot at ABC

Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal continued her consistent run in inter

Photo Gallery
Cricketer Virat Kohli during inauguration of a store in Hyderabad on Friday...

Cricketer Virat Kohli during inauguration of a store in Hyderabad on Friday...

Boys cool themselves in a pond on a hot summer afternoon at a village near Balurghat in South...

Boys cool themselves in a pond on a hot summer afternoon at a village near Balurghat in South...

A duck quenches its thirst at a zoo during hot summer day in Surat on Friday...

A duck quenches its thirst at a zoo during hot summer day in Surat on Friday...

A pair of tigers at a zoo during hot summer day in Surat on Friday...

A pair of tigers at a zoo during hot summer day in Surat on Friday...

Devotees take holy dip in the Kshipra river during Simhasth Kumbha Mela in Ujjain...

Devotees take holy dip in the Kshipra river during Simhasth Kumbha Mela in Ujjain...

Farmers bathe their cattle in a stream during hot summer day in Kasara, Thane...

Farmers bathe their cattle in a stream during hot summer day in Kasara, Thane...

Actors Karan Singh Grover and Bipasha Basu during their mehndi Ceremony in Mumbai...

Actors Karan Singh Grover and Bipasha Basu during their mehndi Ceremony in Mumbai...

Villagers gather to collect water from a well that was filled by a tanker in Kasara, Thane...

Villagers gather to collect water from a well that was filled by a tanker in Kasara, Thane...

Protesters throw stones on security personnel during clashes in Srinagar...

Protesters throw stones on security personnel during clashes in Srinagar...

Muslim children paying obeisance at the Golden Temple on the occasion of 463rd Birth Anniversary...

Muslim children paying obeisance at the Golden Temple on the occasion of 463rd Birth Anniversary...

Edit Page
First Edit
The full truth in the AgustaWestland chopper scam runs the risk of becoming a casualty in the..
Second Edit
The government has done well to notify the new rules under the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes...
Main Article
Chinese President Xi Jinping will now be known as Commander-in-Chief of the military's joint...
Blogs

Dials Calendar:

Dials Calendar offers a surprising new way to view calendar events as a clock face display...

Today's Supplements

All that jazz

 On the occasion of 'International Jazz Day', musicians from around the world are coming to Bengaluru to show their love for this genre. Artistes from the city are also showing their fondness for jazz by either attending concerts or jamming with  fellow musicians.

George Gershwin once said that 'life is a lot like jazz... it's best when you improvise'. With......

Let the reason be love...

 Did she hit the nail on the head? Dogs are perhaps the only animals that do not have to do a thing to receive our attention.

BRING IT BACK Everybody wants it; nobody can have enough of it. Yet, in contemporary times......

All for a selfie!

The trend has reached manic proportions, especially in India, which has the most selfie-related deaths worldwide, according to a study. Youngsters have died while attempting to take selfies in front of speeding trains or on top of 60-foot ravines and yet, there is no dip in the popularity of this particular trend.

Some days you just have to create your own happiness and currently, a good way to do that is to......

Darker the better

Chocolate gives us immediate sensory pleasure from the taste on our tongues, and within 15 minutes sugar is converted to blood glucose that gives us an energy burst.

Indulge WITHOUT GUILT From soothing a bad mood to reducing blood pressure, chocolate has......

Tickling the funny bone

WITTY Bhargav Ramakrishnan

Chennai's popular standup comedian Bhargav Ramakrishnan wears many hats. Fondly known as 'Baggy'......

Talking about toxic friendships...

While it's tempting to reassure your teenager that not being invited to a party isn't the end of the world, it's better to acknowledge that - in their world at least - it can be.

MEAN GIRLS Teenage boys and girls handle friendships differently. Girls tend to overanalyse......

Your Space

Photos by Sudhansu R Das

Photo by Sudhansu R DasPhoto by Sudhansu R DasPhoto by Sudhansu R Das
Pictures from Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
Calling amateur photographers: Please send your Photos and Captions to DH Webmaster.
Movie Guide
Darshan in 'Mr Airavata'

Aatagara (English subtitles): PVR (Koramangala): 4 pm, PVR (Orion Mall, Rajajinagar[...]

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523