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One-man, one-post: President accepts minister Danve's resignation

President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday accepted the resignation of Minister of State for Consumer Affairs and Food and Public Distribution, Raosaheb Dadarao Danve, from the Union Council of......

'Newsweek' to return to print after one-year break

United States current affairs magazine Newsweek, which had ceased publication last year to focus on its website, plans to bring back the print edition early next year. The magazine expects to begin......

Azam Khan flays Modi, takes up Dadri lynching with UN

Azam Khan, the Uttar Pradesh minister for urban development and minority affairs, has sought intervention of the United Nations to what he terms as “Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s bid......

How can there be peace if Pakistan uses terror against us?

'How can Kashmir be demilitarised if the terrorist threat remains and Pakistan continues to incite elements in Kashmir to keep the internal situation unstable?' asks former foreign secretary Kanwal......

In Bihar polls, 'copycat' parties, rebels may have the last laugh

Grand alliance leaders accuse their rivals of having engineered electoral tactics to confuse its voters, reports Archis Mohan. The ‘grand alliance’ in Bihar, comprising of the Janata......

Tax collections to fall short of target

FY16 GDP growth was seen at 7.5%, against 8.1-8.5% earlier. The finance ministry on Monday said it expected the overall tax collections this financial year to fall five-seven per cent short of the......

Smart cities or smart pilots?

To redevelop cities as ‘smart’, investment of at least $10 billion is required. For 100 cities, it works out to $1 trillion Cities are defined not by their infrastructure but by their......

Corporates rally to 'De-Car' as Gurgaon goes on green drive

Delhi and neighbouring Noida in Uttar Pradesh, too, are studying Gurgaon's no-car Tuesday model. With a red turban, a lathi (heavy stick) and an amiable style, Virendra Ballhara hardly looks like a......

PPF, post office savings interest rates may fall

With small saving deposits commanding an interest rate of 8.7 to 9.3 per cent, banks have been reluctant to transmit the entire policy rate cut by RBI to borrowers. In a signal to banks to cut......

Google to offer Wi-Fi at 400 railway stations in India

Modi said the aim was to turn India’s villages into smart economic hubs and connect our farmers better to markets, making them less vulnerable to the whims of weather. Image: Prime Minister......

Meet the Bigg Boss 9 contestants

Will these names be a part of the Bigg Boss 9 line-up?   The ninth season of Bigg Boss is all set to kickstart on your television screens, with a whole new set of contestants.  ......

10 things we love about Twinkle Khanna

Here's how Mrs Funnybones gives us major #lifegoals!Liking Twinkle Khanna is a no brainer.  She's smart and self-made, fun to talk to, ravishing to look at and though there's so much affluence......

Shahid-Mira, Saif-Kareena, Ram Charan-Upasna: YOUR fave bridal couple? VOTE!

All of us have filmi shaadi favourites. Tell us yours!What do we love more than films and film stars? Why, it's the big fat filmi weddings of course! While Shahid Kapoor and his pretty bride Mira......

Australia's cricket team delays tour of Bangladesh over security fears

  Australia's cricket team delayed its planned departure to Bangladesh after been warned by the Australian government that there is a potential security risk from militants.The Australian team......

New York police chief apologises to arrested ex-tennis star Blake

IMAGE: James Blake of the United States during the 2013 US Open. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton apologised on Thursday to former US......

Did Pedro reject Manchester United offer to avoid Van Gaal?

Chelsea summer recruit Pedro dismissed reports that he refused a move to Manchester United because he was averse to working under coach Louis van Gaal at Old Trafford. The former Barcelona winger......

BCCI needs to be accountable and transparent: Sports Minister

The Indian team celebrates winning a match. Photograph: Quinn Rooney/Getty Images Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has said that like any other sports federation of the country, the......

BCCI officials to sign 'no conflict of interest' undertaking

A policeman walks past a logo of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) during a governing council meeting of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at BCCI headquarters in Mumbai. Photograph:......
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