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Congress questions PM's demonetisation figures in I-Day speech

The Congress on Wednesday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi over figures quoted in his Independence Day speech on demonetisation, and asked him how he knew that Rs three lakh crore had......

In 5 hours, Bengaluru receives highest rain in 127 years

Rains in five hours since late Monday night brought Bengaluru to its knees with parts of the city receiving the highest rainfall in a day in August in 127 years. IMAGE: Vehicles lie submerged......

5 more deaths at Gorakhpur hospital; toll since Aug 7 reaches 71

Five more encephalitis-related child deaths were reported from the Baba Raghav Das Medical College hospital since Tuesday, taking the death toll to 71 since August 7, officials said on......

US designates Hizbul Mujahideen as foreign terrorist group

The United States on Wednesday designated Kashmiri outfit Hizbul Mujahideen as a ‘foreign terrorist organisation’, nearly two months after declaring the group’s Pakistan-based......

Death toll in Bihar floods rise to 72, 73.44 lakh people hit

The death toll due to floods in Bihar on Wednesday mounted to 72, as 73.44 lakh people across 14 districts have been hit by inundation which was triggered by incessant rains in Nepal and northern......

Sensex climbs 322 pts as geo-political tensions recede

The NSE Nifty, which again went past the 9,900-mark to touch a high of 9,903.95 intra-day, finally settled 103.15 points, or 1.05 per cent higher at 9,897.30. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com......

Hits and misses in the M&A space

The failed deals could be the much-needed wake-up call for the M&A space. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com It has not been a great year for big-ticket deals. Some have been stuck in......

Volvo V90: New definition of estates in India

The Volvo V90 Cross Country could make Indians fall in love with station wagons, says P Tharyan. All photographs: Courtesy volvocars.com Station wagons or estates were never really popular in......

How Parle markets dal

Parle is taking one step at a time as it moves ahead in the pulse biz. Carpet bombing will not work. The company goes slow with Fresh Harvest dal rollout. IMAGE: Says Mayank Shah, category head,......

The trouble with agricultural start-ups

Agri-enterprises are finding it hard to expand due to lack of commercial guidance, says Surinder Sud. Photograph: Jayanta Dey/Reuters Last two years have witnessed the emergence of start-ups even......

Meet Mithun Chakraborty's daughter, Dishani

A generation of youngsters are waiting in the wings, ready for their shot at being the Next Big Bollywood Star.Meet Mithun Chakraborty's daughter, Dishani. Dishani is Mithun and Yogita Bali's only......

PIX: Jeetendra still has the moves!

Anu Ranjan and Shashi Ranjan organised an ITA (Indian Television Academy) Creators Walk at a five star hotel in Mumbai. The fashion show was held as a prelude to the 17th ITA awards, to be held on......

Saif celebrates birthday with Kareena, Soha, his kids

Happy birthday, Saif! After a vacation to their favourite holiday destination Gstaad, in Switzerland, Saif Ali Khan celebrated his 47th birthday at home. His family joined in, and even......

Baahubali Effect changes how India makes movies

Several big budget movies, including one for Rs 300 crore on Karna and another Rs 1,000 crore movie based on Bhima, have been launched on the same model.T E Narasimhan reports. Additional inputs:......

Priyanka, Salman, Akshay celebrate Independence Day

Here's how Bollywood celebrated Independence Day. Bollywood celebrated 70 years of Independence by telling us what freedom means to them, and posting interesting pictures on social media. Take a......

Ronaldo loses appeal against five-match ban

Cristiano Ronaldo lost his appeal to the Spanish football federation of his five-match ban for pushing a referee after being sent off in the Spanish Super Cup first leg.   Ronaldo shoved......

Pakistani cricketer dies after being hit by a bouncer

In a tragic incident, Pakistani batsman Zubair Ahmed has died after being hit by a bouncer during a domestic match at Mardan. Ahmed, who had played four List A matches and represented the T20 team......

Kang claims AFI told him to drop out of World C'ships

Javelin thrower Davinder Singh Kang has claimed that Athletics Federation of India asked him to drop out of the recently-concluded World Championships as he was facing doping charges but the AFI......

COA report: BCCI secy expenses Rs 1.56 cr, treasurer's 1.71 cr

The Committee of Administrators on Wednesday published full expenditures of the BCCI office-bearers in their fifth status report where acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary and treasurer Aniruddh......

'India looking to continue the momentum in ODIs'

Ecstatic after their historic 3-0 clean sweep over Sri Lanka in the Test series, fast bowler Mohammed Shami on Wednesday said it was a team effort and India would look to continue the momentum in......
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Kaziranga loses 117 animals in week-long flood

A week-long flood in Kaziranga National Park has left altogether 117 animals dead till Wednesday. Animal casualty in Kaziranga since last month's... ...

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Emma Stone named 2017's highest-paid female actor

Emma Stone has been named Hollywoods best-paid female actor in Forbes annual list of top earners.The 28-year-old made $26m in the last 12 months,... ...

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Congress questions PM's demonetisation figures in I-Day speech

The Congress on Wednesday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi over figures quoted in his Independence Day speech on demonetisation, and asked... ...

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3rd woman comes forward to accuse Roman Polanski of sexual assault

"The day after it happened, I did tell one friend that Polanski had done that to me," the woman, identified as Robin, said in a statement on... ...

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In 5 hours, Bengaluru receives highest rain in 127 years

Rains in five hours since late Monday night brought Bengaluru to its knees with parts of the city receiving the highest rainfall in a day in August... ...

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