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Nepal grapples for supplies

Victims of Saturday's earthquake wait for ambulances to take them to hospitals after being evacuated at the airport in Kathmandu on Monday. AP

Hit by severe shortage of food, water, electricity and medicines, and buffeted by fear, tens of thousands of people are out in the open here...

CJI declines to be part of NJAC

The apex court had allowed the Centre to go ahead with the NJAC but with limited purpose of granting extension of additional judges of the high courts, whose tenure was coming to end during the pendency. DH file photo

Chief Justice of India (CJI) Justice H L Dattu has declined to be part of the National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) till the Supreme Court's...

SC removes SPP from Jaya case, allows HC to give verdict

Jayalalitha and three others were convicted and sentenced to four-year jail with fine by a Bengaluru court on Sept 27, 2014 under the Prevention of Corruption Act for amassing wealth to the tune of Rs 66.65 crore, disproportionate to the income, during her tenure as chief minister of Tamil Nadu between 1991 and 1996. The HC had already concluded hearing the appeal filed by her and others. PTI file photo

The Supreme Court on Monday struck down the appointment of G Bhavani Singh as special public prosecutor (SPP) in the disproportionate assets case...

Bid for 2024 Olympics put on the backburner

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi with President of the International Olympic Committee Thomas Bach during a meeting, in New Delhi. PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has belied speculation that he would take up India's possible bid for the 2024 Olympics when Thomas Bach, president...

38 Indian cities in high-risk zones

Barring rare exceptions, such as the Delhi Metro, India's hastily-built cities are open to great damage from earthquakes. PTI file photo

At least 38 Indian cities lie in high-risk seismic zones and nearly 60 per cent of the subcontinental landmass is vulnerable to earthquakes...

Business

Capgemini to acquire IGATE for $4 billion

 IGATE had bought India's Patni Computer Systems in 2011 in partnership with private equity giant Apax Partners in a USD 1.2 billion deal. Reuters File Photo.

Paris-headquartered consulting, technology, and outsourcing services company Capgemini, with annual revenues of €10.573 billion, on Monday announced the ...

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Rain exposes poor civic infrastructure in City

The wall of a bridge at Okalipuram collapsed in the rain. KPN

Heavy rainfall in the City over the past few days has exposed the poor civic infrastructure despite several desilting exercises taken up by...

Sports

Sunrisers eclipse Kings XI

Pace spearhead Trent Boult led the way with three wickets after David Warner's brisk half-century as Sunrisers Hyderabad recorded a 20-run win over Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League here on Monday. PTI Image

Money man Mayweather puts his impressive record on line against Pacquiao

Floyd Mayweather, the world's highest-paid athlete and self-styled "Money M

Gavaskar seeks Rs 1.90 cr from BCCI for being IPL president

Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar has asked for an amount of Rs 1.90...

Mourinho cool to critics' jibes

With Chelsea six points from a first Premier League title since 2010, manag

No Oly bid now, says Bach

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach on Monday .

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Indians evacuated from earthquake hit Nepal arrive at Air Force Station Palam, New Delhi

Indians evacuated from earthquake hit Nepal arrive at Air Force Station Palam, New Delhi

Indians evacuated from earthquake hit Nepal arrive at Air Force Station Palam, New Delhi

Indians evacuated from earthquake hit Nepal arrive at Air Force Station Palam, New Delhi

People who went for vacation, after being rescued from eathquake-hit Nepal, in Ahmedabad on Monday

People who went for vacation, after being rescued from eathquake-hit Nepal, in Ahmedabad on Monday

Bollywood actor Huma Qureshi performs during Sri Krishna Mahostav in Mathura on Sunday night...

Bollywood actor Huma Qureshi performs during Sri Krishna Mahostav in Mathura on Sunday night...

A boat sails through Dal Lake as heavy rains lashes in Srinagar on Monday. PTI Photo

A boat sails through Dal Lake as heavy rains lashes in Srinagar on Monday. PTI Photo

Locals remove debris and try to clear the road after a portion of an old building collapsed, in...

Locals remove debris and try to clear the road after a portion of an old building collapsed, in...

INS Tharangini, the first Sail Training Ship of Indian Navy is undertaking Lokayan-15 from...

INS Tharangini, the first Sail Training Ship of Indian Navy is undertaking Lokayan-15 from...

A tourist enjoys snowfall in Tezpur on Monday. PTI Photo

A tourist enjoys snowfall in Tezpur on Monday. PTI Photo

Smoke blew up when fire brigade personnel spray water to douse fire of a cloth store...

Smoke blew up when fire brigade personnel spray water to douse fire of a cloth store...

India's National Disaster Response Force personnel look for survivors in a building, in Kathmandu...

India's National Disaster Response Force personnel look for survivors in a building, in Kathmandu...

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The slow pace of work

chock-a-block The traffic on Lingarajapuram Flyover.

The Lingarajapuram Flyover is one of the three main thoroughfares connecting the core areas of the City to the northeastern suburbs. The flyover is no...

Chasing the Titan

organic The seas of Saturn's moon Titan are filled not with water, but with hydrocarbons like methane and ethane.

Scientists are proposing to send a robot submarine to the oily seas of Saturn's moon Titan, which resembles a deep frozen version of Earth, making it ...

Passed on for generations

Majestic: A 1952 Dodge Kingsway. DH PHOTOS BY NEHA BS

As an eight-year-old boy, he would often imagine driving a car. He would make his siblings rotate the wheels of the car while he moved the steering wh...

Crumbling ruins of a glorious era

Reminiscences of the past glory Kalleshwara Temple at Bagali. Photo by Chitra Ramaswamy

Uchangidurga Fort in Harapanahalli Taluk bears witness to the highs and lows of several dynasties. The majestic splendour of the remains and the seren...

Like music to the ears

effervescent Aaryan, Rajan, Sreedhar, Tausief, Keerti, Satish Rao, Madan, Bharath, Ruthvik, Sathya Keerthy, Vishal, Chakravarthy and Thejormoy. DH PHOTO BY BK JANARDHAN

Bengaluru has the maximum number of bikers, according to Tausief, a member of the RD 350 Club. "It's the biking capital of India," he exclaims. And wh...

Fading shades of salad onion

bittersweet Kumta onions are yet to get due recognition. Photo by Prakash Bhat Karki

Kumta, a coastal town in Uttara Kannada District has found a place in the agricultural map of the country for cultivating sweet flavoured onions. Dar...

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