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PHOTOS: Meet India's silent soldiers

The four leg canine 'soldiers' play a crucial role in saving lives of troops and civilians, reports Mayank Singh. IMAGE: Pluto, a sniffer dog of the CRPF lost his life in an IED blast .......

SC says Aadhaar can't be made compulsory for welfare schemes

The Supreme Court on Monday made it clear that Aadhaar cards cannot be made mandatory by the government and its agencies for extending benefits of social welfare schemes. A bench comprising Chief......

Gita Press looks to turn the page in Yogi era

The noted publisher of Hindu religious and spiritual texts, which has seen tough times in the recent past, hopes the new UP CM’s spiritual background will boost sales. Virendra Singh......

Modi, you have broken my heart

'What has hit me between the eyes is Modi's seeming utter contempt for public perception of the yogi being an unrepentant bigot who also carries the baggage of many criminal cases against him,'......

EVMs are tamper-proof as ever, asserts EC

The electronic voting machines are ‘fully tamper-proof, as ever’, the Election Commission said on Thursday dismissing claims of Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati and Delhi Chief......

The new avatars of India's best known entrepreneurs

Suveen Sinha finds out what the tribe of modern, internet entrepreneurs who no longer run their first start-ups are up to. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com On the evening of August 2, 2011,......

How governments can overcome land acquisition woes

The problem can be met, according to Shubhashis Gangopadhyay, research director of India Development Foundation, by the government tapping into its own land holdings. Within three years of the......

How Nearbuy aims to win the data intelligence battle

“If I am using data to build intelligence and personalisation for you, then it’s meaningful,” Ankur Warikoo, co-founder and CEO, Nearbuy, tells Ritwik Sharma. IMAGE: Ankur......

Nifty ends at record close for 2nd straight session, up 2.5% for the week

The Nifty has gained 2.6% so far this week, while the Sensex has climbed 2.85% Benchmark indices settled the day marginally high with Nifty50 index hitting another fresh closing of 9,160 even as......

Has Renault's Kwid hit a speed-breaker?

Company's sale to dealers hit an eight-month low to 6,924 units in January. The Kwid, one of the most successful small cars in recent years and the growth engine for French carmaker Renault,......

First Look: Akshay Kumar's Mogul

'I had the good fortune of knowing Gulshanji (Kumar) well. My association with him started right from my first film Saugandh. We shared many things in common and come from......

'I had heard crazy stories about Sanjay Dutt'

'The other day, someone told me they saw Sarbjit again and it still haunts them.''They said I made Aishwarya do what she's never done before.'Director Omung Kumar on the women he has directed, and......

Misha, Taimur, AbRam: Meet the star kids

The children of film stars are no less celebrities themselves. Shahid Kapoor recently shared his daughter Misha's picture and the internet couldn't stop adoring her.  Saif Ali Khan and......

4 Oscar pix that made us :)

Featuring Casey, Ben, Mahershala, Ryan, Dev, Andre, Meryl, Viola... Who says movie stars can't be nice? Check out these images, folks, from the Oscars.   IMAGE: For us, the image of the......

4 Oscar pix that made us :)

Featuring Casey, Ben, Mahershala, Ryan, Dev, Andre, Meryl, Viola... Who says movie stars can't be nice? Check out these images, folks, from the Oscars.   IMAGE: For us, the image of the......

Five-star Ashwin beats Hadlee's record

An all-round effort from Team India saw the hosts bundle out Australia for 112 runs and record a superb 75-run win on Day 4 of the 2nd Test in Bengaluru on Tuesday. Here are the statistical......

Non-Compliance from BCCI on 10/11 Lodha reforms: COA report

Former BCCI chief Thakur tenders unconditional apology to SC The Committee of Administrators (COA) has prepared its first status report as per Supreme Court directive, where they have clearly......

Stats: Shaun Marsh continues good record against India

Scorecard Australia took a 48-run lead on the back of some solid batting by Matt Renshaw and Shawn Marsh on Sunday. Statistical highlights on day two of the second cricket Test between India and......

Did vote-buying help Rio secure 2016 Olympic hosting rights?

IOC ethics committee looks into Rio payment claims The organisers of the 2016 Rio Olympics denied on Friday that vote buying helped to secure the Games after a French newspaper reported that a......

PHOTOS: Australia in command after India's batting flops on Day 2

Images from Day 2 of the opening Test match between India and Australia in Pune on Friday. Scorecard IMAGE: Steve O'Keefe, left, celebrates after taking the wicket of Ajinkya Rahane. Photograph:......
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Faw-Volkswagen to recall over 572,000 Audi vehicles

Faw-Volkswagen (FAW-VW) will recall more than 572,000 vehicles to address a potential problem caused by panoramic sunroofs, China's quality... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a728658.html
Note ban frenzy now behind, Jan Dhan accounts see brisk withdrawals

Jan Dhan deposits, which had peaked after demonetization, to around Rs 74000 crore at the end of November 2016, are gradually shrinking. In about... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/note-ban-frenzy-now-behind-jan-dhan-accounts-see-brisk-withdrawals-117032800767_1.html
Summons sent to SRK, Excel Entertainment

Actor Shah Rukh Khan and co-producer of his movie "Raees", Excel Entertainment, have been asked to record their statements in connection with the... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/603578/raees-promotion-summons-sent-srk.html
US STOCKS-Futures up as investors look beyond failed healthcare bill

* Futures up: Dow 5 pts, S&P 1.5 opts, Nasdaq 6.75 pts By Yashaswini Swamynathan March 28 (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures edged higheron... ...

http://www.sify.com/finance/us-stocks-futures-up-as-investors-look-beyond-failed-healthcare-bill-news-equity-rd2ruojjhbjic.html
Legendary South African anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada passes away

Legendary South African anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada, who spent 26 years in jail with Nelson Mandela, passed away at the age of 87 on 28... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/world-news/legendary-south-african-anti-apartheid-activist-ahmed-kathrada-passes-away-55914.html

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