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17 dead in Pune landslide, NDRF mounts rescue effort

At least 17 people were killed when torrential rains triggered a landslide at a village in Maharashtra's Pune district on Wednesday, burying over 160 as 400 NDRF personnel looked for survivors and......

Obama dines in Kansas with those who wrote to him

Four Kansas residents who wrote letters to Barack Obama about their struggle and success in US's heartland were in for a surprise when they were taken out for a dinner by the President. The dinner......

Letter to Mumbai Police threatens 'revenge' for Gaza attacks

Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria has received a letter purportedly threatening a terror attack in the metropolis to "take revenge for Gaza" attacks, following which an alert has been sounded......

Indian survivors recount horror of living in Gaza

For Lucknow native Abdul Rehman, 35, his Ramzan fasts in Gaza were not broken by the call of the muezzin but with the deafening noise of bomb explosions. "Bombs were going off in the distance......

Wadia threw burning cigarettes at my face: Preity to cops

Bollywood actor Preity Zinta, who has accused industrialist Ness Wadia of molestation, said her former boyfriend had thrown burning cigarettes at her and locked her up in a room even before the May......

India Inc's gain could be investors' pain

There is an adrenaline rush in the board rooms of India Inc. Companies are falling over each other to raise capital through qualified institutional placements (QIPs) and initial public offerings......

Don't expect fireworks from FM on fiscal deficit

Real fiscal consolidation and reducing the subsidy burden are the two most critical issues the markets will watch for in finance minister Arun Jaitley's Budget. However, to slay the dragon called......

Like Facebook, she connects instantly

Apart from the chocolates, everything in the room -- the water bottles, flower vases, pens and name tags -- bore the company logo. Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, was 10 minutes late. When she......

Cities that have the most expensive hotels

India has to be travellers’ paradise. Among the priciest cities in the world for hotels, Mumbai features as the 82nd most expensive followed by Delhi (93rd), Bangalore (96th), Kolkata......

Mumbai is the most expensive city for travellers

Each city in India is unique in itself. While Mumbai and Delhi are known for amazing places to hang out in evenings, Jaipur is known for its rich tradition. Whether a holiday-maker or a business......

Heropanti Review: Tiger Shroff shows promise in a shoddy launch vehicle

Tiger Shroff could not have asked for a shoddier launch with Heropanti. Yet, somehow beneath the pin-up torso, the soulful eyes and an awkward smile -- a genuine, graceful, likeable boy comes......

Review: X-Men: Days Of Future Past has a blast with the past

X-Men: Days Of Future Past crams so, so much plot into its two-hour running time that there isn’t room to get bored, raves Raja Sen. What good is it knocking a gun out of a man's hand when he......

Modern or shockingly regressive? The 2 States of mind

'2 States, for all its modern touches, is a very regressive film, deeply rooted in old fashioned values that surely make no sense in the India of 2014,' says Aseem Chhabra.An elderly gentleman I......

Review: Jal is a bore

Jal takes its own time in unravelling and loses the plot pretty soon, says Paloma Sharma.Girish Malik's directorial debut surely has a good heart but it forgets that subtle difference between a......

Revisiting Classics: Meera: Gulzar's Divine Romance

In our special series re-visiting great Hindi film classics, we look back at Gulzar's Meera (1979). Main aatma hoon shareer nahi. Main bhavna hoon, kissi samaaj ka vichaar nahi. Main premi hoon,......

Dungarpur was more of a father figure to me: Tendulkar

Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar fondly remembered former BCCI president Raj Singh Dungarpur's big role in shaping up his cricket career. "Rajbhai has played an immense role in making me the......

Anderson crossed the line: Dhoni

The raging controversy over James Anderson's alleged altercation with Ravindra Jadeja gained momentum with India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni hitting out at the English fast bowler, stating that he......

Battered Bouchard reflects on Wimbledon loss

Eugenie Bouchard finally had time to think what went wrong when she sat in the engraving room waiting for the roof to close before her opponent Petra Kvitova took the plaudits and received the......

ICC wants wider use of ORS, check on illegal bowling actions

Run-outs of non-striker batsmen backing up too early, rising instances of confrontation among players, illegal bowling actions and improving the use of technology in umpiring dominated......

'Match-fixing scandal has caused a lot of distress'

Sussex are sickened at being tainted by the match-fixing scandal involving former players Lou Vincent and Naveed Arif, manager Mark Robinson admitted. The England and Wales Cricket Board last......
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Death toll reaches 25, 8 people rescued safely; Rescue operation halted due to heavy rains; Rajnath Singh arrives at landslide site

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