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Our deadliest battles are now fought over literature, art and culture

The only thing more dangerous than a killer who thinks he is acting to protect his faith or community is the killer who knows he is acting with the sanction of his faith or community, says......

SC refuses to allow 'moral police' Pramod Muthalik to enter Goa

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a plea of Sri Ram Sene Chief Pramod Muthalik against a Bombay high court decision upholding the order restraining him and his associates from entering the......

SC stays Rajasthan HC verdict declaring Jain practice of 'Santhara' illegal

The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the Rajasthan high court order which termed the Jain religious ritual Santhara (fast unto death) as illegal. The Rajasthan high court had in August made Santhara......

Prostrate before the Arnab experience

'While Television generally tends to Clarity,' says Sreehari Nair, 'Arnab Goswami's The Newshour Debate portrays our confusions. Each episode offers both the potency of an intensely-fought boxing......

REWIND: Stunning PHOTOS of the week that was

Here's a glimpse of all that happened around the world last week, in 12 images. Giant panda cubs are seen inside baskets during their debut appearance to visitors at a giant panda breeding centre......

Maruti sales up 6.4% in August

The company said it sold 4,500 units of its newly launched premium crossover S-Cross during the last month Maruti Suzuki India on Tuesday reported 6.4 per cent rise in total sales at 1,17,864 units......

Sensex slips further on weak global cues; oil, steel lose shine

Markets have commenced lower tracking weak trend in the global peers over persistent China woes and prospects of a rate hike by the US fed. Meanwhile, China's official Purchasing Managers' Index......

Asian shares slip amid worst slump in China's manufacturing sector

China's official Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) fell to 49.7 in August from the previous month's reading of 50.0, the weakest showing in three years. Asian shares fell on Tuesday and the dollar......

Real estate barons lost 90% of wealth in a decade

Some of the country’s top real estate barons have lost the bulk of their fortunes in the past decade. The combined net worth of the country’s 12 biggest real estate barons is down 90......

Rupee drops 34 paise to one-week low at 66.48 against USD

The rupee declined by 34 paise to close at one-week low of 66.48 against the US dollar on persistent month-end demand for the American currency from importers despite a lower greenback in the......

Birthday Quiz: Just how well do you know Tamil music composer Yuvan Shankar Raja?

In a special series, we will put YOU to the test everyday! As Tamil music composer Yuvan Shankar Raja turns 36 on August 31, we test your knowledge on him!...

Birthday Quiz: Just how well do you know Nagarjuna?

In a special series, we will put YOU to the test everyday! As Nagarjuna turns 56 on August 29, we test your knowledge on him!...

PIX: Sanjay Dutt snapped at Mumbai residence

Dutt gets a breather, again.Sanjay Dutt, who was sanctioned 30 days parole on August 26 by authorities, was photographed arriving at his plush Bandra residence.Currently serving a five-year......

Birthday Special: Just how well do you know Tamil actor Prasanna?

In a special series, we will put YOU to the test everyday! As Tamil actor Prasanna turns 33 on August 28, we test your knowledge on him!...

40 years of Rajinikanth

How Rajinikanth became a Superstar. For 40 years, Rajinikanth has remained the undisputed Superstar of Tamil cinema.  Four decades ago, in August 1975, Rajinikanth made his acting debut with......

No 9 batsmen score a 50 in both innings for India

Guess how many ducks the Sri Lankan and Indian batsmen have scored this series? Rajneesh Gupta has some interesting figures from Day 4. IMAGE: Leg-spinner Amit Mishra followed up his 59 in the......

Prasad's bouncers make Ishant animated, furious!

IMAGE: Ishant Sharma, left, argues with Dhammika Prasad on the fourth day of the third Test in Colombo. Photograph: Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters Fast bowler Ishant Sharma was again involved in an......

US Open to miss star power as Sharapova pulls out

Russian Daria Kasatkina will replace Sharapova in the main draw Russia's Maria Sharapova has not played an event since her Wimbledon semi-final loss against USA's Serena Williams. Photograph: Rob......

Grand Slam question: Who can challenge Serena?

Serena Williams of the United States hits a ball during a practice session prior to the 2015 U.S. Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Photograph: Chris Trotman/Getty Images for......

Yogeshwar's coach Vinod Kumar to get Dronacharya after HC ruling

Former chief national wrestling coach Vinod Kumar expressed relief and contentment over Delhi High Court's directive to the Centre to confer him with the Dronacharya award. The High Court, on......
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Palmyra, the ancient pearl of Syrian desert scarred by IS

Palmyra has withstood the last 2,000 years with its immaculate temples and colonnaded streets, but now the ancient Syrian city has fallen to the IS... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/world-news/palmyra-the-ancient-pearl-of-syrian-desert-scarred-by-is/article1-1386300.aspx
FSSAI to Frame New Rules for Product Approval in 6 Months

To streamline its product approval process, food safety watchdog FSSAI will frame a new set of regulations in next six months, after the earlier... ...

http://m.food.ndtv.com/food-drinks/fssai-to-frame-new-rules-for-product-approval-in-6-months-1213025
GDP, PMI weigh on Sensex

Indian stocks dropped for a second day, led by lenders and metal producers, after the country's economy grew at a slower pace than estimated.... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Money/9R8PoOMV1TiVN7qX8mbpzO/Market-chat-GDP-PMI-weigh-on-Sensex.html
UN chief Ban Ki-moon commends vibrancy of India's democracy

United Nations, Sep 1: UN chief Ban Ki-moon has commended the vibrancy of India's democracy and emphasised the "important role" played by the... ...

http://www.oneindia.com/international/un-chief-commends-vibrancy-india-s-democracy-1855221.html
Residents Organized Massive Protest Against Builder, Puri Constructions Ltd. (PCL), for Death of a Senior Citizen due to Gross Negligence of Builder

More than 300 residents of Pranayam and other societies in Greater Faridabad organized a mass protest against builder Puri Constructions Ltd. (PCL)... ...

http://www.indiaprwire.com/pressrelease/real-estate/20150830384453.htm

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