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Is it a man? Black magic? A ghost? Braid chopping mystery deepens

Deserted roads, empty classrooms and shuttered doors behind which hide women and children too scared to step out. Kanganheri is a village spooked after three of its women reported that their braids......

Indrani Mukerjea's charm has not deserted her

'That winsome smile is a key asset. And says a lot about her too.'Rediff.com's Vaihayasi Pande Daniel reports from the Sheena Bora murder trial.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Indrani,......

Sasikala cries foul, says tough for a woman to be in politics

As her swearing-in remained stalled and more MPs deserted her, All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam General Secretary V K Sasikala on Sunday said it was “very difficult” for a......

Indiscipline in armed forces to be viewed seriously: SC

Indiscipline on part of security force personnel must be ‘viewed seriously’ and deserting work by disobeying orders of superior officers is an act of ‘gross misconduct’, the......

Shocked Tamil Nadu shuts down to mourn Amma's demise

Life virtually came to a grinding halt across Tamil Nadu as the state woke up to deserted streets with shops, including eateries, remaining shut in the wake of the demise of Tamil Nadu Chief......

Tracking the Bank of Baroda money trail, from Vikaspuri to Hong Kong

Operating from a largely empty office in a deserted building in West Delhi, Gurucharan Singh's Dhawan Creative apparently clocked trades 10 times its capital in a few months. Image: Dhawan dealt......

Ghost airports haunt Modi's infrastructure dreams

Image: The exterior view of arrival lounges is seen at the Jaisalmer Airport in desert state of Rajasthan. Photograph: Anindito Mukherjee/Reuters Across India, more than half of the 100-odd......

Govt plans Rs 2 lakh-cr solar and wind power projects in deserts

With depleting fossil fuel reserves and environmental concerns surrounding conventional power generation, the government has started work on a long-term plan to tap into India’s solar and......

Of a deserted office and a man who is giving Samsung sleepless nights

Shaikh Allauddin Pakir Maiddin is giving sleepless nights to the top brass of South Korean consumer electronics maker Samsung and its chairman, Lee Kun-hee, the richest man in that country. But,......

Indian Wells: Federer, Nadal stay on course for desert showdown

IMAGE: Spain's Rafael Nadal plays a return during his 2nd round win against Guido Pella in the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden on Sunday. Nadal won 6-3, 6-2. Photograph: Jayne......

Tiger Woods takes inspiration from renewed Federer

Former world number one golfer Tiger Woods, who made a comeback from a 16-month injury lay-off at this week's Dubai Desert Classic, has said that he is looking to old friend and Swiss tennis star......

Hamilton vs Rosberg: Who will win the F1 title?

Rosberg is the favourite to win the 'Duel in the Desert', needing only to finish on the podium to become Germany's third world champion after Schumacher and Vettel. IMAGE: Mercedes' Lewis......

Egypt's first woman rally driver shows desert racing not for men only

‘You're a girl, you can't race. Girls can barely drive on asphalt, let alone race in a desert’ IMAGE: Desert rally driver Yara Shalaby. Photograph: Facebook. When Yara Shalaby got......

10 beautiful moments from Pat Farmer's Spirit of India Run

He ran past beautiful villages, stunning deserts, verdant fields... running 4,400 km in 64 days on the Spirit of India run. Australian Ultra-marathon legend Pat Farmer completed his Spirit of India......
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DMRC's poorly-lit parking lots pose grave safety risks for women

The Delhi metro has around 100 parking lots falling under different stations that are independently managed by private contractors. Operating on a... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/delhi/report-speak-up-delhi-dmrc-s-poorly-lit-parking-lots-pose-grave-safety-risks-for-women-2536455
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on nation's insurgency

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said on Sunday his country had foiled Western designs to topple him but his army had not yet won the fight to end... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-the-battle-continues-war-isn-t-over-syrian-president-bashar-al-assad-on-nation-s-insurgency-2536181
Iraq begins battle to retake Tal Afar, IS bastion near Mosul

Iraqi forces today launched an assault to retake the northern city of Tal Afar from the Islamic State group, after ousting the jihadists from Mosul... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/629019/iraq-begins-battle-retake-tal.html
Why did the driver have Sheena's photo?

'I kept photographs of everyone. Because I was working for them.''Madam, Saab...' Shyamvar Rai, the approver in the case, said in a tone that tried... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/special/why-did-the-driver-have-sheenas-photo/20170820.htm
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How is history made? From the interplay of political, social and economic forces, decisions made elsewhere or the contested "Great Man" Theory --... ...

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