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Two Indian guards killed in Kabul

Two Indians were among five foreign guards killed in a Taliban suicide attack in Kabul on Tuesday. Both Indians were employed as security guards...

Sena MP tries to force-feed fasting supervisor in Delhi

Shiv Sena MP Rajan Vichare forcing a Muslim staff in Maharashtra Sadan, New Delhi, to eat chapati during Roza. PTI photo

A Shiv Sena MP forcing a fasting Muslim catering supervisor in Maharashtra Sadan to eat chapati during the month of Ramzan rocked Parliament on Wednesday......

No more jostling as queue system aids Tirumala pilgrims

The new system helps the pilgrims form three separate lines for darshan. Photo Courtesy TTD

The new three-layer queue system to reach the last 20 feet of the sanctum sanctorum at Tirumala temple has been successful, with devotees...

Jaya seeks Centre's intervention to secure fishermen's release

I request the government of India to take up this matter with the government of Sri Lanka to ensure the immediate release of the impounded fishing boats and gear before they are rendered useless,she said in a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. DH illustration

Terming the apprehension of Indian fishermen by Lankan Navy a long "festering" issue, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalitha on Wednesday...

MPs told to take up road projects with state govts

The Centre on Wednesday urged members of Parliament to liaison with their respective state government, to clear projects worth Rs 1.8 lakh crore...

3-yr-old beaten by private tutor

According to the mother, the tutor Puja Singh, who was teaching the child for the last three days, asked her to leave the room and close the door, saying the boy would not study with her around. Screen grab

Parents of a three-and-half-year-old boy on Wednesday lodged a police complaint against his private tutor for physically harassing...

Woman murders cop, arrested

The Tamil Nadu Police have arrested a 25-year old woman in Cuddalore district on charges of murdering a recently married sub-inspector...

Speeding car driven by teen kills two

Tragedy struck the family of Najma Bano, a resident of Danilimda in Old Ahmedabad, early Wednesday morning when her daughter and son-in-law...

Encephalitis virus claims over 100 lives in Bengal

 According to government sources, the total number of fatalities stands at 113 as of Wednesday, with four more people succumbing to the disease in the last two days. PTI file photo

The onslaught of fatal encephalitis across seven districts in north Bengal has put the state administration on a war-footing as the toll...

Incredible India walking tours on smartphones launched

 Incredible India Walking Tours, a self-guided tour application presently covers 16 Indian cities including Delhi, Agra, Chandigarh, Jaipur, Chennai, Amritsar, Mumbai, Surat, Patna and Goa. PTI photo for representation purpose

A mobile application that will help tourists around the globe to explore Indian destinations at their own pace and convenience was launched...

Is Modi God to give occasional darshan, asks Kharge

The poser by Kharge was in response to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's dig at him over his remarks on Tuesday that Narendra Modi should show his face in Parliament at least once a week. DH illustration

"Is Prime Minister a God that he should give us darshan" once in a while, Leader of Congress in the Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge remarked......

Swaraj's Nepal visit to revive joint commission

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's visit to Nepal later this week will revive a joint commission between the two countries after 23 years. PTI file photo

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's visit to Nepal later this week will revive a "joint commission" between the two countries...

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A relative of a passenger on board the crashed TransAsia Airways plane cries in Kaohsiung...

A relative of a passenger on board the crashed TransAsia Airways plane cries in Kaohsiung...

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Rescue workers survey the wreckage of TransAsia Airways flight GE222 which crashed...

Priyanka Chopra during the unveiling of trailer of the film ''Mary Kom'', in Mumbai...

Priyanka Chopra during the unveiling of trailer of the film ''Mary Kom'', in Mumbai...

Artists perform during the launch of Philips and Disney imaginative lighting range in New Delhi...

Artists perform during the launch of Philips and Disney imaginative lighting range in New Delhi...

People watch as pyres burn at a cremation ground on the banks of river Ganges in Varanasi...

People watch as pyres burn at a cremation ground on the banks of river Ganges in Varanasi...

Villagers cross the river Baitarani in a country boat after the same was flooded following...

Villagers cross the river Baitarani in a country boat after the same was flooded following...

Philipp von Sahr, President, BMW Group India with the newly launched BMW Active Hybrid 7...

Philipp von Sahr, President, BMW Group India with the newly launched BMW Active Hybrid 7...

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu distributing food grains to poors...

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu distributing food grains to poors...

Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnatik creates a sculpture on girl child abuse with a message...

Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnatik creates a sculpture on girl child abuse with a message...

Lightning on a thunderstorm  crackles over the mountains just south of Tollgate, Ore...

Lightning on a thunderstorm crackles over the mountains just south of Tollgate, Ore...

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