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High turnout marks assembly bypolls in four states

A high turnout today marked the bye-elections to 18 assembly seats in four states in the first major test of strength for BJP since Lok Sabha polls and an acid test for the new alliance of RJD chief Lalu Prasad and JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar in Bihar. PTI file photo for representation only

A high turnout today marked the bye-elections to 18 assembly seats in four states in the first major test of strength for BJP since Lok Sabha polls and an acid test...

Delhi tops in discrimination against NE people: panel to HC

The national capital has the dubious distinction of being ahead of the rest of the country in racial discrimination against people from the northeast region, a committee has told the Delhi High Court. Reuters file photo

The national capital has the dubious distinction of being ahead of the rest of the country in "racial discrimination" against people from the northeast region...

AI Dreamliner turns back after windshield crack

It is raining trouble for Air India's Dreamliner fleet as one of the aircraft was forced to return here today after developing a windshield crack mid-air on its way to Kolkata. PTI file photo

It is raining trouble for Air India's Dreamliner fleet as one of the aircraft was forced to return here today after developing a windshield crack...

Man behind Ice Bucket Challenge dies in diving accident

 Griffin helped popularise the worldwide trend in which people either pledge USD 100 to Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) research or record themselves getting drenched by frigid water, then post the stunt online and challenge others to do the same. AP photo

Corey Griffin, one of the people behind the Ice Bucket Challenge to support Lou Gehrig's disease research has died in a diving accident...

Business

Arvind eyes Rs 500 cr sales from US brand franchise in 5 yrs

Textiles firm Arvind is eyeing Rs 500 crore turnover from the franchise of US-based speciality apparel retailer The Children's Place in five years. Reuetrs file photo for representation

Textiles firm Arvind is eyeing Rs 500 crore turnover from the franchise of US-based speciality apparel retailer 'The Children's Place' in five years...

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Woman whisked away to farmhouse, gang-raped

 The 22-year-old woman managed to escape, but only after she suffered the ordeal. A passing taxi driver rescued the traumatised woman and drove her to the Tavarakere police station. She managed to give the police directions to the farmhouse. DH illustration for representation purpose

Three men took advantage of a woman waiting for a bus at Majestic on Wednesday night, offered her a lift in their car and whisked her to a farmhouse...

Sports

No Indian Grand Prix in 2015: Ecclestone

 Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone has asserted that the troubled Indian Grand Prix has run out of time for a 2015 return and its organisers must settle the contractual obligations for a possible comeback in 2016 / Screen Grab

Blasters pick up Chopra; Kolkata rope in Gonzalez

Indian-origin English footballer Michael Chopra was picked by the Sachin Te

Walsh targets gold at Asiad

Hockey chief coach Terry Walsh is satisfied with the progress his boys have

Djokovic remains the favourite, says McEnroe

Roger Federer is the form player going into next week's US Open but...

Zenit take big step forward

Zenit St Petersburg and Porto both put a foot in the Champions League...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a gathering in Nagpur on Thursday...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a gathering in Nagpur on Thursday...

A leopard walks towards a lagoon at Yala National Park...

A leopard walks towards a lagoon at Yala National Park...

Ashok Leyland's new truck “Boss” gets launched in Ahmedabad ...

Ashok Leyland's new truck “Boss” gets launched in Ahmedabad ...

Sonal Chauhan walks the ramp at the Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2014 ...

Sonal Chauhan walks the ramp at the Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2014 ...

National Ambulance Service vans during their launch in Allahabad ...

National Ambulance Service vans during their launch in Allahabad ...

Veteran actor Dharmendra at an event in New Delhi on Thursday...

Veteran actor Dharmendra at an event in New Delhi on Thursday...

Solar Panel Scam accused, Saritha Nair at the Court in Coimbatore on Thursday...

Solar Panel Scam accused, Saritha Nair at the Court in Coimbatore on Thursday...

A woman with her child at a relief camp after Naga miscreants killed Assamese villagers ...

A woman with her child at a relief camp after Naga miscreants killed Assamese villagers ...

Fire fighters try to control a fire that broke out at a plastic godown at Kaduvetti ...

Fire fighters try to control a fire that broke out at a plastic godown at Kaduvetti ...

Emran Hashmi with Humaima Malik during a promotional event of their new movie in Bengaluru ...

Emran Hashmi with Humaima Malik during a promotional event of their new movie in Bengaluru ...

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Entertainment

Fahad Fazil weds Nazriya

Malayalam film actors Fahad Fazil and Nazriya Nazim tied the knot today in an intimate ceremony in the outskirts of the city. Screen grab

Malayalam film actors Fahad Fazil and Nazriya Nazim tied the knot today in an intimate ceremony in the outskirts of the city...

Today's Supplements

Commuters await the smart move

Lacking facilities: Passengers voice their need for feeder buses at Swami Vivekananda Road Metro Station.

You will soon be able to seamlessly commute by the Metro and BMTC buses across the City....

Low cost approach to learning science

R V M Chokkalingam stresses the importance of low cost teaching aids in science education...

Your favourite spots, a click away

 Arjun, Soumen

Wooplr, a local product discovery platform for fashion, decor and food, has taken online shopping to a whole new level....

Turning the spotlight on the shadow teacher

The concept of shadow teacher is new to many. In fact most people may not have come across this term earlier....

When is a child ready for school?

Srijaya N Char looks at the consequences of enrolling children early in schools...

'Sudeep inspires the team in a nice way'

Hard working: Jayaram Karthik

Jayaram Karthik, fondly called J Karthik or JK wasn't born into a family of actors. He started out as in a regular nine-to-five job ......

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