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Quake aftermath: Exodus of foreign tourists from Nepal

With more than 10,500 Indians having already returned from this route to go over to their homes in different parts of the country, it is now time for foreigners from various corners of the globe to......

The danger behind Pakistan's new swagger

'Pakistan may feel emboldened to give an upswing to the proxy war in J&K, having secured a better international consensus on its strategic importance.' 'The raising of Pakistani flags by......

Land bill: Rahul takes train to meet farmers in Punjab

Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday took his fight against the contentious land acquisition bill to Punjab as he travelled by train to visit the National Democratic Alliance-ruled state and see the condition......

China's nuke subs in Gulf of Aden could cause unease, says experts

China for the first time has divulged the deployment of a nuclear submarine for anti-piracy operations in the Gulf of Aden, a move defence experts say could cause unease among neighbours, including......

How much does India really spend on defence?

No one really knows what proportion of the nation's wealth and income are available for defence, says Nitin Pai Zen practitioners routinely confront puzzling parables, or koans, as part of their......

10.2 million houses in urban India lying vacant: CBRE

Even as the country faces a shortage of 19 million houses, around 10.2 million completed units are lying vacant, which can be absorbed under rental housing programme for weaker sections, says......

'Chances of El Nino three times more than normal'

In what could come as bad news for millions of farmers across India, the Australian Weather Bureau has said there is triple the normal chance of the El Niño -- an extreme weather......

Samsung overtook Apple as top smartphone maker in Q1

Investors hope the new flagship Galaxy S6 smartphones will help the company's profits rebound from 2014 Samsung Electronics Co Ltd overtook Apple Inc to recapture the title of world's top......

Can Indian elephant take on Chinese dragon? 'Not in the next 20 years'

'If India and China come together, 40 per cent of the world's people are going to be prosperous' Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi are two dynamic leaders at the......

'The image of Modi as a tough taskmaster is completely wrong'

  ‘Our intentions are clear. If I keep all the acquired land under the ownership of the government, why do you raise questions about my intentions?’ ‘One achievement of my......

Exclusive! Saving the Apu Trilogy

The journey of the digitally restored version of The Apu Trilogy is packed with dark stories and years of near detective work by those determined to preserve some of Satyajit Ray's finest works.......

'Our society has become transactional'

'When you go through the ups and downs of life you need someone who says that no matter what happens to you, whether you are successful or not, I am there with you.' 'In the absence of that person......

Figo hopes World Cup expansion plan can gain Asia support

FIFA presidential candidate Luis Figo will hope to convince delegates at this week's Asian Football Confederation Congress that a vote for him would boost the region's chances of more places in......

Saina, Sindhu bow out of Badminton Asia Championships

Saina Nehwal. Photograph: Olivia Harris/Reuters The Indian challenge in the Badminton Asia Championships ended as Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu were beaten in the quarter-finals in Wuhan on Friday.......

Saina, Sindhu win; Kashyap loses in Asia Championship

Saina Nehwal. Photograph: Michael Regan/Getty Images World No. 1 Saina Nehwal started her campaign with a hard-fought victory, while P V Sindhu eased through at the $200,000 Badminton Asia......

Asia Badminton Championship: Kashyap, Sindhu advance

Parupalli Kashyap in action. Photograph: PTI India's Parupalli Kashyap played one of the longest matches of his career as he roared into the prequarterfinals with a gruelling three-game win over......

Sania not willing to relinquish No 1 ranking any time soon

Indian tennis player Sania Mirza (centre) waves the Indian flag with team members after winning the Fed Cup Asia-Oceana Group II doubles match against Philippines' Katharina Lehnert and Anna......
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Global hotel chains plan to double market share by 2020

NEW DELHI: By 2020 three out of every four branded hotel rooms in the country will be operated by international hotel chains, which will almost... ...

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Mkts may see slight bounce back this week, Nifty likely to test 8000

MUMBAI: Indian markets may see a modest bounce-back this week after a bout of heavy sell-offs in the past two weeks as indices have technically... ...

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Temple will miss Buddha Jayanti for first time in years

“Monday is Buddha Purnima. For the first time, we will not celebrate the birth of Gautam Buddha,” said Ishwarratna Buddhacharya, a priest at... ...

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For poor villagers, no time to mourn

Shekhar Dunghana, 32, is not at his home or what is left of it in the hilltop village of Jiwanpur in Dhading, Nepal. His father and nephew died... ...

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Depression pervasive at Sewri TB Hospital

Baburao Patil, a sixty-eight-year-old multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis patient, has been contemplating committing suicide to rid himself of his... ...

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