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Lashkar chief Lakhvi's 'nephew' killed in north Kashmir encounter

A top Lashkar-e-Tayiba terrorist, believed to be nephew of the 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, was on Thursday gunned down by security forces in an encounter in north Kashmir's......

Hardik returns to Gujarat to address Patel community rally

Patel quota leader Hardik Patel on Tuesday returned to Gujarat after spending six months away from his home state and received a grand welcome from his supporters at Ratanpur on the border with......

The moments that shaped 2016

'The year in pictures' treks across the globe, looking back on the moments that shaped 2016. From the United States presidential race, to demonetisation in India to the refugee crisis, the news......

In non-election year, political donations down 84%

Despite an Election Commission notification, disallowing tax benefits on cash donations to political parties, the cash contribution increased from 0.14% in FY15 to 1.42% in FY16.Saahil Makkar......

Another day, more hidden currency is flushed out in crores

Crores of new currency notes continue to tumble out of lockers and hidden locations as authorities conduct raids and searches across the country. Maharashtra In a major haul, police seized Rs 10.1......

Stake sale in insurance cos could net govt upto Rs 18K crore

The main concern among industry and market experts is that the governance in these companies needs to be strengthened and the focus on social insurance has to come down. Illustration: Uttam......

Some questions for Parliament panel to ask RBI guv

James Wilson has been tracking the demonetisation drive since it was announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on November 8. During his investigation, he discovered that contrary to claims, no new......

Airtel payments bank goes online with highest SB interest rate

Most public sector banks, flush with deposits now, offer 3-4% interest on savings deposits, while a few private sector banks go up to 6%. Image: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley (centre) with......

17 risks that can shake markets

Here are some potential khatras, says N Sundaresha Subramanian.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Satra is the Hindi word for 17 and khatra is the one for danger. Will the rhyme in the words......

What the PM said on 31/12: A fact check

PM extended some old schemes and finally said yes to one that was legally mandated for past 2 years, reveal Nitin Sethi and Karan Choudhury. Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a slew of......

'I won this at the 'last ever' Golden Globes'

'Once, when I was standing around on the set one day, whining about something -- you know we were gonna work through supper or the long hours or whatever, Tommy Lee Jones said to me, 'Isn't it such......

Truly, our greatest actor

'It's a joy working there.''It's good work and when you come back it gives you pleasure.''On returning you take a shower and look at the day and say, "Ah! Nice scenes we did!"''Here sometimes you......

Part 2: FANTASTIC movies coming up in 2017!

Which one are *you* looking forward to? We're looking at 52 promising movies coming up for in the next 52 weekends of 2017. The first part had an amazing line-up. Here's looking at the concluding......

2016: How Sairat changed filmi rules

Sairat is the first Marathi film to break the Rs 100 crore barrier. IMAGE: Rinku Rajguru and Akash Thosar played Archie and Parshya in Sairat. The Marathi film Sairat emerged a strong winner......

Rahyl, Adira, AbRam: Meet the star kids

The children of film stars are no less celebrities themselves. Saif Ali Khan and Kareena's first son, Taimur Ali Khan Pataudi has become a social media sensation just minutes after he was......

Boon, Hayden to be inducted into cricket Hall of Fame

IMAGE: Matthew Hayden thanks his supporters.  Photograph: Robert Prezioso/Getty Images. Two of Australia's greatest top-order batsmen, David Boon and Matthew Hayden, and the brilliant......

Super-chaser Virat Kohli matches Tendulkar!

Since Virat Kohli's ODI debut, India have successfully chased a total of 300-plus eight times, with Kohli scoring hundreds in six matches. This and many more interesting facts are recorded in the......

Top-5 rankings in mind, Croatian Cilic ready to challenge Big Four for Slams this season

'Goran had quite a big influence on me to change my mentality and focus on my game. He changed my serve, I started to get aggressive and that is what I needed in my career' IMAGE: Croatia's Marin......

I'm not going to retire in two or three years: Guardiola

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has clarified comments that suggested he was making plans for an early retirement, with the Spaniard insisting he was not ready to quit management. The......

Ethiopia's star marathon duo ready to conquer Mumbai

Ethiopia's Ayele Abshero and Dinknesh Mekash, a two-time winner, head the elite fields at the 14th Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon to be held in Mumbai, on January 15.The 26-year-old Abshero, a......
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Saina Nehwal battles to Malaysia Masters title

Indian badminton star Saina Nehwal was forced to dig deep to overcome unseeded Thailand teenager Pornpawee Chochuwong in straight games to clinch... ...

http://www.thesportscampus.com/2017012261232/articles/badminton-saina-nehwal-battles-to-malaysia-masters-title
In latest video ahead of Republic Day, Hizbul Mujahideen militants threaten CM Mehbooba Mufti, police

A new video released by Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) seems to have become the latest concern for security establishment in Jammu and Kashmir even as... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-ahead-of-republic-day-hizbul-mujahideen-militants-threaten-cm-mehbooba-mufti-police-in-latest-video-2295033
Archdiocese of Guwahati celebrates silver jubilee

GUWAHATI: The Archdiocese of Guwahati celebrated its silver jubilee at Jerome Institute on Saturday. Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/guwahati/archdiocese-of-guwahati-celebrates-silver-jubilee/articleshow/56715652.cms
Prez commutes death sentence of four convicts

New Delhi, Jan 22 (PTI) In a rare gesture, President Pranab Mukherjee has set aside Union Home Ministry's recommendation and commuted the death... ...

http://www.ptinews.com/news/8319096_Prez-commutes-death-sentence-of-four-convicts.html
List of 17 most Patriotic Songs for 68th Republic Day Celebrations and Dance Performances

, marks the 68th Republic Day and all Indians across the globe will be celebrating the important event in the Indian history. One of three national... ...

http://www.india.com/buzz/republic-day-songs-2017-list-of-17-most-patriotic-songs-for-68th-republic-day-celebrations-and-dance-performances-1774115/

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