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Don't ban diesel vehicles in other cities: Govt to NGT

It also slammed the Central Pollution Control Board for failing to provide the requisite data in metropolises. DH File Photo

The Centre on Monday pleaded with the National Green Tribunal not to extend the ban on registration of diesel vehicles...

Digital India to get Nadella push

Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella in a meeting in New Delhi on Monday. PTI Photo

Microsoft chief Satya Nadella on Monday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and discussed issues pertaining to the IT sector...

Centre looking into report on Vadra's 'benami' house in UK

The report was prepared by tax and other investigating agencies after searching premises owned by Sanjay Bhandari, an arms dealer.  pti file photo

Finance Ministry is reviewing a probe report which claims that an arms dealer bought a benami mansion in London for Robert Vadra in 2009...

Local sourcing waiver for Apple likely

The minister, who said a consensus on the issue should be reached soon, however, said she was not in favour of Apple's other proposal to import and sell refurbished phones in India. pti file photo

Though the Finance Ministry is against exempting Apple from local sourcing for its single-brand stores...

Lifetime Indian visa for Pakistan-born Salma Agha

Vetran actor and singer Salma Agha performs at the 'India-Pakistan Relations' event in New Delhi on Monday. PTI

Pakistan-born Bollywood actor Salma Agha will get OCI card that will allow her lifelong multiple entry....

Business

'Extend tax holiday for startups to 7 years'

As part of the government encouragement to budding entrepreneurs, the commerce ministry has suggested to the finance ministry...

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Bowling woes spell RCB's defeat

See you next year: Royal Challengers Bangalore players, led by Virat Kohli, thank their supporters after the final on Sunday. dh photo / Srikanta Sharma R

Team work did the trick, says Warner

For the second time in as many occasions but separated by seven years,...

'Couldn't maintain the momentum'

A reticent Daniel Vettori and an expressive Virat Kohli are as different as

Hits and misses from the big show

The curtains came down on the ninth edition of the Indian Premier League...

Louis Philippe Cup from tomorrow

The fifth edition of the Louis Philippe Cup will kick off here on...

Vice-captaincy will improve my performance: Rahane

Stylish batsman Ajinkya Rahane, who has been named the vice-captain for Ind

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HP Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh addresses a Youth Congress rally in Mandi ...

HP Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh addresses a Youth Congress rally in Mandi ...

Stranded passengers facing a harrowing time due to 'rail roko' protest by the activists of Hills ...

Stranded passengers facing a harrowing time due to 'rail roko' protest by the activists of Hills ...

Farmers holding a rally against the BJP government on the issue of farmers suicide in Thane ...

Farmers holding a rally against the BJP government on the issue of farmers suicide in Thane ...

People from Biafra State (Nigeria) holding a protest for the release of their leader Nnamdi Kanu ...

People from Biafra State (Nigeria) holding a protest for the release of their leader Nnamdi Kanu ...

A man along with kid displays no-smoking messages on their faces on the eve of 'World No Tobacco Day

A man along with kid displays no-smoking messages on their faces on the eve of 'World No Tobacco Day

Activists of Hills and Tribe Protection Forum block the railway tracks of Diphu railway station ....

Activists of Hills and Tribe Protection Forum block the railway tracks of Diphu railway station ....

Police spray water cannon to disperse BJP members during a protest against congress president Sonia

Police spray water cannon to disperse BJP members during a protest against congress president Sonia

Sunrisers Hyderabad players celebrates with VIVO 2016 IPL champiionship Trophy after winning the...

Sunrisers Hyderabad players celebrates with VIVO 2016 IPL champiionship Trophy after winning the...

Sunrisers Hyderabad Ben Cutting (C) celebrates the wicket of Chris Gayle during the IPL 2016...

Sunrisers Hyderabad Ben Cutting (C) celebrates the wicket of Chris Gayle during the IPL 2016...

Royal Challengers Bengaluru player Chris Gayle raises his bat towards crowd against Sunrisers...

Royal Challengers Bengaluru player Chris Gayle raises his bat towards crowd against Sunrisers...

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Treasures of Tumakuru

a bird's eye view Yoganarasimha temple complex. photos by Viswa Keerthy S

My eyes rove my environs, all the way to the horizon. The crisp air has a nip of chill in it and wisps of cotton clouds......

Bhutan shows the way

affected In spite of being a carbon-neutral country, Bhutan is vulnerable to climate change.

Nestled in the Himalayas between India and China, Bhutan or the 'Land of the Thunder Dragon' is one of the most pristine......

Saviours of urban wildlife

Fallen from the freedom of the sky one early morning, a broken-winged kite lay on the cobblestone pathway inside an apartment ......

A special screening

Director Raam Reddy with Kiran Rao.

Filmmaker Kiran Rao hosted a special screening of National-Award winning Kannada film, 'Thithi', by Raam Reddy which is slated......

Talc and cancer

shocking FINDINGS Does baby powder cause cancer? Research into a possible link has been mixed, learns Roni Caryn Rabin

Deane Berg thought she was going to die, and she wanted to know why. She was 49, way too young, she thought, to have advanced......

The burning truth

highlighting ill-effects 'Plackaging' or plain packaging of cigarettes aims to create  better awareness.

Be it for the 'cool factor' or otherwise, smoking and consumption of tobacco-related products are a part of many people's......

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