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Friday 19 December 2014
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Bail to Lakhvi: India conveys to Pak strong concerns

'The story of repeated postponements, adjournments and unavailability of concerned law officers or witnesses is well documented and does not require repetition. The move to grant bail to Zakiur Rahman Lakhvi yesterday has taken this saga to another level,' official spokesman in the External Affairs Ministry Syed Akbaruddin said. PTI file photo

India has conveyed to Pakistan its 'strong concern' on grant of bail to key Mumbai attack handler Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, saying the release will make a mockery...

Eight children killed in Australia in reported mass stabbing

Eight children have been killed and a woman injured, police said on Friday, during what several media outlets reported was a mass stabbing in Australia's tropical northern city of Cairns. DH graphic. For representation purpose

Eight children have been killed and a woman injured, police said on Friday, during what several media outlets reported was a mass stabbing in Australia's tropical...

Govt to table GST bill in Lok Sabha on Monday

The government will introduce the GST bill in the Lok Sabha on Monday, the penultimate day of the  winter session. DH File Photo

The government will introduce the GST bill in the Lok Sabha on Monday, the penultimate day of the winter session...

US, Cuba announce historic thaw in ties

The United States and Cuba moved to end five decades of Cold War hostility, agreeing to revive diplomatic ties. AP File Photo

The United States and Cuba moved to end five decades of Cold War hostility, agreeing to revive diplomatic ties...

Bulandshahr's DM takes on corrupt officials

When corruption seems to have no end in the nation, Bulandshahr's District Magistrate fearlessly takes on the corrupt contractors and civic officers , setting an example for the lazy bones in the administration. Photo from Facebook

When corruption seems to have no end in the nation, Bulandshahr's District Magistrate fearlessly takes on the corrupt contractors...

Business

Sensex surges 258 points; capital goods stocks gain

A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Friday surged 258.20 points or 0.95 percent as capital goods stocks gained. Good buying was observed in capital goods, banking, auto, IT, metal and consumer durables sectors. PTI file photo

A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Friday surged 258.20 points or 0.95 percent as capital goods stocks gained. Good buying was observed in capital goods...

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Sports

Australia 505 all out in 1st innings, lead by 97 runs

Mitchell Johnson strikes for Australia during the second test at Brisbane. Photo: AP

Atletico de Kolkata releases striker Fikru

Ahead of their Indian Super League (ISL) final against Kerala Blasters Fc..

'Hockey players' behaviour can affect cricket ties with India'

The chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Shaharyar Khan has said th

Suspended Ajmal to finally play in a competitve match

Pakistan's champion off-spinner Saeed Ajmal will finally make an appearance

Sterling shines for Liverpool

Liverpool's Raheem Sterling netted a sharply-taken double in a 3-1 win over

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Children during a Christmas celebration at National Centre for Performing Arts ...

Children during a Christmas celebration at National Centre for Performing Arts ...

Hero Action Team during a cycling expedition at Kufri...

Hero Action Team during a cycling expedition at Kufri...

People warm themselves next to a fire on a winter morning...

People warm themselves next to a fire on a winter morning...

Indian Space Research Organisationís GSLV-Mark III rocket...

Indian Space Research Organisationís GSLV-Mark III rocket...

Micromax co-founder and YU founder Rahul Sharma at the launch of Cyanogen...

Micromax co-founder and YU founder Rahul Sharma at the launch of Cyanogen...

School students hold placards during a rally to protest against the Pakistan terror...

School students hold placards during a rally to protest against the Pakistan terror...

Boxer Vijender Singh and actress Esha Deol during a promotional...

Boxer Vijender Singh and actress Esha Deol during a promotional...

Cakes exhibit at Hotel Oberoi for coming Christmas...

Cakes exhibit at Hotel Oberoi for coming Christmas...

School children in Ahmedabad praay as they pay tributes...

School children in Ahmedabad praay as they pay tributes...

School children of Gurgaon pay tributes to the children killed in Pakistan...

School children of Gurgaon pay tributes to the children killed in Pakistan...

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Q: Is there an equivalent of AirDrop for Windows computers and Android phones? A: The newest version of Appleís built-in AirDrop technology requires late-m

Lifestyle

I was cranky when I stopped exercising for 'Cake': Aniston

Actress Jennifer Aniston has revealed that she became quite grumpy when she stopped exercising in order to get into character for Golden Globe-nominated film 'Cake'. Reuters file photo

Actress Jennifer Aniston has revealed that she became quite grumpy when she stopped exercising in order to get into character...

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