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Do we belong here, asks wife of Indian killed in US

Victim's wife Sunayana Dumala at a news conference at the Garmin headquarters in Kansas on Friday. AP/PTI

The grieving wife of the Indian engineer shot dead in an apparent hate crime by a navy veteran in Kansas City said...

Cong to brainstorm Assembly polls today

The Congress top brass, at a meeting here on Sunday, are expected to discuss the viability of entrusting some senior ministers of Siddaramaiah cabinet with the task of bracing the party for the next assembly elections in 2018. DH file photo

The Congress top brass, at a meeting here on Sunday, are expected to discuss the viability of entrusting some....

War of words over funds for 'kabristan'

Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has rejected Modi's allegation that his government favoured one religion over another. 'While we are talking of development, BJP leaders are engaged in graveyards and crematoriums,' he said. PTI file photo

Was there any discrimination in the allocation of funds for graveyards and cremation grounds in Uttar Pradesh...

Post-poll Congress infighting adds to confusion

Just when all parties are engaged in backchannel talks to control the mayoral seat of the Brihanmumbai Municipal...

Life term if drunk drivers cause death

 In 2015, the intake of alcohol or drugs by drivers resulted in 16,298 road accidents and 6,755 fatalities in the country. India tops in global road accident fatalities, with about 1.46 lakh deaths in 2015 when the total number of accidents crossed the five-lakh mark. Image for representation

Deaths due to drunken driving may soon be treated as culpable homicide and will attract a 10-year jail term or...

Business

NCAER lowers GDP growth forecast to 6.9 pc for FY17

After RBI and IMF, economic thinktank National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) has lowered the country's growth...

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Borewells, sink no more

The indications are clear. There are no signs of water even at depths of 1,500 ft and deeper. In areas where the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) has no pipeline network, individual borewells and water tankers are the only options. Many of these have dried up.

Cornered by the impending water crisis in Bengaluru this summer, shaken by the dried up reservoirs, the government...

Sports

Oz destroy India in 3 days

Australia's Steve O'Keefe (C) celebrates with teammates the wicket of Indian captain Virat Kohli. Reuters

Aus complete demolition

Steve O'Keefe (12/70) produced the second best figures for...

Worst batting show: Kohli

Virat Kohli held back no punches after India crashed to their first defeat.

Wicket played into our hands: Smith

Steven Smith was in the mood at his post-match media address...

Robin brace sinks BFC

Many expected this to be a humdinger. It had all the ingredients to...

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Tracks laid out for the NEXA P1 Powerboat, Indian Grand Prix of the Seas, the global series...

Tracks laid out for the NEXA P1 Powerboat, Indian Grand Prix of the Seas, the global series...

A damaged car after an accident on Delhi- Gurugram Expressway at Shankar Chowk in Gurugram...

A damaged car after an accident on Delhi- Gurugram Expressway at Shankar Chowk in Gurugram...

A competitor at the All India Stunters and Bikers meet at Chikmagalur in Karnataka...

A competitor at the All India Stunters and Bikers meet at Chikmagalur in Karnataka...

A honey bee collecting nectar from a flower in New Delhi ...

A honey bee collecting nectar from a flower in New Delhi ...

Participants performing the yoga steps during the Mega Self Defence Camp for Women organised...

Participants performing the yoga steps during the Mega Self Defence Camp for Women organised...

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, Mumbai BJP president Ashish Shelar, Maharashtra...

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, Mumbai BJP president Ashish Shelar, Maharashtra...

Mumbai Congress president Sanjay Nirupam along with candidates who won in the BMC polls...

Mumbai Congress president Sanjay Nirupam along with candidates who won in the BMC polls...

Union Water Resources Minister and senior BJP leader Uma Bharti along with party's candidate...

Union Water Resources Minister and senior BJP leader Uma Bharti along with party's candidate...

BJP workers celebrate the party's victory in the Maharashtra civic polls and Odisha Local...

BJP workers celebrate the party's victory in the Maharashtra civic polls and Odisha Local...

BJP MP Varun Gandhi address during a meeting at town hall in Jodhpur ...

BJP MP Varun Gandhi address during a meeting at town hall in Jodhpur ...

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Quietly flows the yarn

Shawls in Kullu-Kinnauri patterns. Photo by author

A friend, whining about tailoring costs and delays, wistfully said how she wished her grandmother's era was still around......

Of sails & tales

A floating market in Bangkok

Cruises have always held a fascination for me. However, a morbid fear of the sea prevented me from indulging in my......

Satras of Majuli

Auniati Satra

I should have guessed as I got down from the car at Nimati Ghat. We had driven some 14 kilometres from Jorhat......

A religious edge

haven The giants are tended with utmost care at the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, Sri Lanka. (Photos by author)

When our team leader Vishalakshmi Karanth, who does all the planning, research and costing for our annual tours, suggested Sri Lanka this time, and in...

An accidental actor

going steady Achutha Kumar  photo by author

When the interviewer lands in a situation of having to talk more than the interviewee, something is not alright......

A success to savour

 Roger Federer. AP/PTI

With his 18th and most unexpected Grand Slam singles title in hand, it was not unreasonable to wonder if Roger Federer......

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