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Miscalculation of balance may have caused tipping over of INS Betwa: Parrikar

Published on 07-Dec-2016
INS Betwa, a Brahmaputra-class guided missile warship (F-39), slipped on the dock blocks during a refit at about 1350 hours on Monday. Image courtesy Twitter.

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today indicated that one of the reasons for tipping over of guided missile frigate INS Betwa during undocking...

Thousands flock to burial spot of Jayalalithaa

Published on 07-Dec-2016
Supporters of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa Jayaraman stand in a queue to pay homage at the Jayalalithaa's burial site in Chennai. Reuters Photo.

A day after she was laid to rest near the memorial site of her political mentor M G Ramachandran at Marina beach here, thousands of...

Hundreds refuse to leave bank branch without cash in Vasai

Published on 07-Dec-2016
The people in and around Pelhar have been facing hardships as the bank is not getting cash since last couple of days. Reuters Photo for representation.

Several people including women today squatted in front of a nationalised bank branch at Pelhar in Palghar district since morning and refused...

Licence of Indira Jaising's NGO cancelled

Published on 07-Dec-2016
Jaising, who was the Additional Solicitor General of India under the previous UPA government, had violated Foreign Contribution Regulation Act norms by receiving foreign funds between 2006-07 and 2013-14 when she was a government servant, the order said. Image courtesy Twitter.

Licence of an NGO run by noted lawyer Indira Jaising has been cancelled permanently by the government for alleged violation of FCRA...

1400 tourists stranded in cyclonic weather in the Andamans

Published on 07-Dec-2016
 The local populace of 10 villages of Havelock and Neil islands have also been hit severely by the cyclone which has hampered the movement of essential supplies. Image courtesy AIR/Twitter.

Around 1,400 tourists are stranded at Havelock and Neil islands in the Andamans due to cyclonic weather conditions and four ships have been pressed...

HC rejects petition challenging Modi's election from Varanasi

Published on 07-Dec-2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Reuters File Photo.

The Allahabad High Court today dismissed a petition challenging the election of Prime Minister Narendra Modi from Varanasi Lok Sabha constituency...

Lok Sabha proceedings washed out yet again

Published on 07-Dec-2016
Due to the unabated commotion, the Lower House could not take up the listed legislative business including consideration and passage of the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, the Admiralty (Jurisdiction and Settlement of Maritime Claims) Bill and the Mental Healthcare Bill. PTI File Photo.

Lok Sabha proceedings were virtually washed out for the 15th straight day today, with the Opposition carrying out noisy protests over the demonetisation issue...

Man arrested for jumping queue at ATM

Published on 07-Dec-2016
 Police said there was a long queue outside the ATM last evening. Some people jumped the queue and tried to enter the kiosk. DH File Photo for representation.

Jumping the queue in times of demonetisation may land you in jail.A man in the district found this out after he was arrested for trying......

Shashi Tharoor's New Delhi house burgled

Published on 07-Dec-2016
Tharoor's office has also been burgled with a dozen pen drives and an Internet dongle being stolen. PTI File Photo.

Congress leader and Lok Sabha MP Shashi Tharoor's house in the posh Lutyens area here was burgled and valuables including an "antique Nataraja idol"...

CBI arrests bank official, 2 bizmen for fraudulent exchange of old notes

Published on 07-Dec-2016
The agency has booked them under sections of IPC dealing with criminal conspiracy and cheating as well as abuse of official position under the Prevention of Corruption Act. DH file photo

CBI today arrested a senior manager of Central Bank of India and two owners of a firm in Bengaluru for allegedly violating RBI guidelines on...

Photo Gallery
Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty and Shamita Shetty during designer Manish Malhotra's birthday....

Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty and Shamita Shetty during designer Manish Malhotra's birthday....

Abhishek Bachchan (L) and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan pose for a photograph...

Abhishek Bachchan (L) and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan pose for a photograph...

Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh performs yoga with Swami Ramdev at Agenda Aaj Tak 2016 Summit...

Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh performs yoga with Swami Ramdev at Agenda Aaj Tak 2016 Summit...

Sand artist Sudarshan Pattanaik creates a sand art to pay tribute to J Jayalalithaa in Puri beach...

Sand artist Sudarshan Pattanaik creates a sand art to pay tribute to J Jayalalithaa in Puri beach...

Football Players From Tamil Nadu pay tribute to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa...

Football Players From Tamil Nadu pay tribute to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa...

Well wishers of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa Jayaraman cry outside a hospital...

Well wishers of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa Jayaraman cry outside a hospital...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays his last respects to Tamil Nadu's former Chief Minister Jayaram...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays his last respects to Tamil Nadu's former Chief Minister Jayaram...

People pay homage to the body of Jayalalithaa Jayaram, a powerful politician...

People pay homage to the body of Jayalalithaa Jayaram, a powerful politician...

People pay homage to the body of Jayalalithaa Jayaram, a powerful politician who died...

People pay homage to the body of Jayalalithaa Jayaram, a powerful politician who died...

People paying their last respects to Tamil Nadu's former Chief Minister Jayaram Jayalalithaa...

People paying their last respects to Tamil Nadu's former Chief Minister Jayaram Jayalalithaa...

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