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PHOTOS: Welcome to PM Modi's yoga class
Prime Minister Narendra Modi believes in leading from the front. On the second International Yoga Day, he led a crowd of over 30,000 people at Capitol Complex in Chandigarh. Modi, dressed in a......
PHOTOS: Top 12 'asanas' that Modi practised on Yoga Day
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was definitely the show-stopper on Sunday, as he led a crowd of over 35,000 on International Yoga Day at Rajpath, New Delhi. The prime minister is a regular......
From Ranchi to Russia: How Yoga Day fever has gripped the world
On December 11, 2014, the United Nations adopted an Indian-led resolution, declaring June 21 as ‘International Day of Yoga’ recognising that ‘Yoga provides a holistic approach to......
Why loss of 2 P-3 Orions is a big blow to Pakistan
Even though Pakistani commandos managed to regain control of the key military airbase in Karachi from Taliban fighters after a 16-hour gun battle, they could not save two of the five US made......
We have a confusing relationship with Pak: US
United States Congressman Mike Rogers, a Michigan Republican who chairs the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, has said that if there's evidence of official Pakistani complicity in......
Soaring burial costs deepen China's grave crisis
The Chinese are facing a grave crisis. The world's most populated country has no space for its dead. The skyrocketing price of cemetery plots and funeral services has come as a shocker to......
Want to cut petrol bill? Check out these tips!
With the state-owned oil companies increasing the price of petrol by Rs 5 per litre, the largest-ever hike, motorists in India will be shelling out much more on petrol. And that is not all: the......
Your car may soon run on oil from food waste!
In what could give new meaning to fast food, now scientists have discovered a way to extract oil from pasties, crisps and other food waste and turn that into an eco-friendly fuel. British fuel......
India can be economically developed by 2020: Kalam
India can become economically developed by 2020 if it maintains a GDP of 10-11 per cent as there are nine more years to achieve 'Vision 2020' goals, former President A P J Abdul Kalam said. "We......
Noel in contention for top job: Ratan Tata
Business mogul Ratan Tata, who heads a conglomerate comprising nearly 100 companies, said his successor would be in place by middle of the year and his step-brother was one of the contenders.......
Shah Rukh Khan parties with KKR, Bollywood
Shah Rukh Khan, who seems to be very happy with the performance with his IPL cricket team Kolkata Knight Riders, threw a party for the team, and his filmi friends.Shah Rukh was seen greeting......
Ranbir throws a party for his filmi friends
Since parents Rishi and Neetu Kapoor are out of town, visiting daughter Ridhima in Delhi, Ranbir Kapoor saw the opportune moment and called his friends from the film industry over for a party at......
Pix: The Hottest Bikini Bodies in Hollywood
A recently conducted poll has come up with 10 Hollywood actresses with the most coveted bikini bodies. Topping the list is Raquel Welch, followed by Kim Kardashian. 'Despite a 40-year age......
Reese Witherspoon weds beau Jim Toth
Get your lowdown on what's happening in the world of Hollywood, right here! Actress Reese Witherspoon tied the knot with beau Jim Toth on March 26. The couple exchanged wedding vows at the......
Two and a Half Men cancelled over Charlie Sheen's rant
Bad news for fans of Two and a Half Men sitcom. Warner Bros has cancelled the show citing the behaviour and remarks of series star Charlie Sheen. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the move......
Raina, Dhoni lead second strings to West Indies
In giving another validation to the club-versus-country debate, India is virtually sending a second string squad to the West Indies. With the players playing throughout the year, injury worries......
BCCI's itinerary is inhuman: Akram
In the wake of Gautam Gambhir's injury controversy, former Pakistan skipper Wasim Akram termed the itinerary chalked out by Board of Control for Cricket in India for Team India as "inhuman".......
Sehwag dares to drive the Devils
The best thing about him is the fact he speaks straight from the heart. Or, shall we say, minces no words. Ask him a question, and you are assured the replies will be pertinent, the number of......
Champions League Images: Spurs, Schalke through
Tottenham Hotspur and Schalke 04 belied their reputations to knock seven-times winners AC Milan and twice finalists Valencia out of the Champions League on Wednesday with performances that went......
Kiwis face testing time in Ahmedabad
Fresh from the 2-0 triumph over Australia, a full-strength India goes into a three-Test rubber against New Zealand in Ahmedabad on Thursday with the focus on Sachin Tendulkar, who just needs one......
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