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Wednesday 30 July 2014
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Kerry leaves for India

US Secretary of State John Kerry, heading a high-powered delegation, today left for India to co-chair the fifth annual India-US Strategic Dialogue with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi during his three-day official visit. Reuters photo

US Secretary of State John Kerry, heading a high-powered delegation, today left for India to co-chair the fifth annual India-US...

Police now say 6-yr-old girl was gang-raped

The probe into the rape of a six-year-old girl at Vibgyor High in Marathahalli took a new twist on Tuesday, with the City police stating that two gymnastics instructors gang-raped the child, and not skating instructor Mustafa, who was arrested on July 20.  DH photo

The probe into the rape of a six-year-old girl at Vibgyor High in Marathahalli took a new twist on Tuesday, with the City police stating...

Flipkart raises record $1 billion in fresh funding

Flipkart CEO Sachin Bansal (right) with co-founder Binny Bansal in Bangalore on Tuesday. DH Photo Srikanta Sharma R

India's largest e-commerce firm, Flipkart, on Tuesday said it has raised $1 billion (over Rs 6,000 crore) in fresh funding from a consortium...

Govt puts GM crop trials on hold

A delegation of the two organisations met Environment and Forest Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday to convey their protest against the green signal given by the Genetic Engineering Approval Committee (GEAC) on July 18 for field trials of 15 GM crops, including rice, mustard, cotton, chickpea and brinjal. PTI file photo

The Centre has put on hold field trials of genetically-modified (GM) crops following pressure from the Swadeshi Jagaran Manch...

Fake journalist dupes banker of Rs 1.78 lakh, arrested

A fake journalist, who reportedly ran an extortion racket by posing as a

A fake journalist, who reportedly ran an extortion racket by posing as a "big shot" of a news channel, was arrested when he hoodwinked...

Business

Sensex down 61 pts in early trade; L&T plunges 7.98 pc

The benchmark BSE Sensex fell over 61 points in early trade today on selling by funds and retail investors ahead of monthly expiry in the derivatives segment amidst lower-than expected corporate earnings by some firms. PTI photo

The benchmark BSE Sensex fell over 61 points in early trade today on selling by funds and retail investors ahead of monthly expiry in the derivatives segment amidst lower-than expected corporate earnings by some firms.

BSE
25,971.04 -20.19
NSE
7,742.50 -6.20
Wednesday 30 July 2014 at:10:20 Hrs
Gold (Bangalore) (10gm)28,617.00
Silver (per kg)45,600.00
US Dollar 60.30
Pound102.96
Euro81.51
* Price at which Bank Sell (in Rs.)
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Amit Kumar of India runs a lap of honour to celebrate winning gold against Ebikweminomo Welson...

Amit Kumar of India runs a lap of honour to celebrate winning gold against Ebikweminomo Welson...

Vinesh of India, left, wrestles with Yana Rattigan of England in the FS 48kg gold medal match...

Vinesh of India, left, wrestles with Yana Rattigan of England in the FS 48kg gold medal match...

People enjoy at Marina Beach in Chennai...

People enjoy at Marina Beach in Chennai...

India's Kohli rolls on the ground after avoiding a ball bowled by England's Woakes..

India's Kohli rolls on the ground after avoiding a ball bowled by England's Woakes..

Smoke from the explosion of an Israeli strike rise over Gaza City...

Smoke from the explosion of an Israeli strike rise over Gaza City...

England bowler Chris Jordan makes an unsuccessful wicket appeal against Dhoni...

England bowler Chris Jordan makes an unsuccessful wicket appeal against Dhoni...

Vehicles stuck at a flooded road during heavy rains in Valsad district...

Vehicles stuck at a flooded road during heavy rains in Valsad district...

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Muslims, with t-shirts sporting slogans to...

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Former Australian cricketer Brett Lee at...

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BJP National Vice President Mukhtar Abbas...

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The Union cabinet's decision to increase the foreign direct investment (FDI) limit in the insurance sector from the...
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The developing countries and the majority of global population have very little say in the working of IMF and World Bank...
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Today's Supplements

A time for family and friends

Arfa Samreen, brother Ashhar Kamaal with their mother Abida.

The holy month of Ramzan has the food street on Mosque Road and in several other parts of the City come alive with stalls......

Breaking the walls

 Nidhi Suresh and Malavika Nandakumar. Credit: DH metrolife print

Most campaigns have a serious purpose. It's rare to come across one that spreads happiness. The 'Free Hug', founded by......

Strong messages hit the ramp

A look at Manoviraj Khosla's designs. Credit: DH Metrolife print

The ramp was soaked in white and yellow light and the models gracefully walked onto the platform. With their head......

Gushing waters, lush parks

Sunrays Park. Photos by author

Krishna river is an important source of irrigation for people in the state. The Almatti Dam across this mighty river, is an......

Botanical bonanza

BOUNTYCultivation of the Gambogia fruit is very economical for the families of the Western Ghats.

Rajeshwari N writes how uppage, a fruit of the Western Ghats, is helping shape lives, livelihoods and economies......

Brain mapping hurdles

 Human Brain  Project is a 10-year effort  involving dozens of research  institutions to create a simulation using supercomputers of how the human brain works.

More than 180 neuroscientists have asked the European Commission to reconsider the technical goals of the world's largest......

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