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'What have I done to deserve this humiliation?'

The distraught family of Viswanatha Gurukkal, who was attacked by a group of youngsters, blames some political parties for taking up anti-Brahminism as their poll plank. Shobha Warrier/Rediff.com......

Nature's fury turns Nepal into a ghost town

The scenic mountainous valley, which earlier bustled with presence of foreign tourists, now wear a deserted look. Kunal Dutt reports An earthquake victim sits on the rubble of a house as he waits......

It's New Year in China! Why is Beijing so spooky then?

It is one of the most populous cities. But the streets of Beijing are eerily deserted ahead of the Lunar New Year. Millions of Chinese leave the capital city and travel home for the festival which......

Followers desert Rampal's ashram, some say they were forced to stay

Haryana Police on Thursday ordered setting up of a Special Investigation Team to probe certain cases registered in the wake of the tense two-week stand-off inside 'godman' Rampal's Satlok ashram in......

Virgin's test space craft crashes, pilot killed

The Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo rocket explodes in mid-air during a test flight above the Mojave Desert in California. Photograph: Kenneth Brown/Reuters One pilot died and another suffered a......

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,......

Meet the Indian techies who sold their firm to Apple

Vipul Ved Prakash describes himself as a “hacker, entrepreneur, desert rat” on his Twitter profile. Rishab Aiyer Ghosh, on the other hand, calls himself the “invisible hand......

Retire or not, Sachin to remain a darling with brands

Advertisers won't desert the Master Blaster even after his retirement as they feel the brand will continue to invoke trust and confidence. As the master blaster hangs up his boots after playing his......

The misery of gold miners in Sudan

In their quest for gold, these miners risk their lives and plunge into dark gorges in the barren deserts of Sudan. There are around 60,000 impoverished miners, who bear adverse weather conditions......

The 10 WORST Horror Films of Bollywood

White sari clad women roaming about deserted mansions holding an ominous candle, humming a haunting tune.    Creepy ghouls attacking an unsuspecting party of people stuck in the middle of......

PIX: 2012 Films That Deserved MORE Love Than They Got

As is the case with most films in India, the big budget projects -- star vehicles to be precise -- eclipse more deserving indie films that are made with a lot of honesty and respect for the craft.......

PHOTOS: What happens when India meet Pakistan in World Cup?

Streets in Mumbai wear a deserted look during the India-Pakistan match. Photograph: Sahil Salvi When the arch-rivals India and Pakistan meet the cricket pundits use synonyms like crackerjack,......

Was Dhoni right in quitting in the middle of a series? Tell us!

Did Mahendra Singh Dhoni desert a sinking ship or was it a courageous decision to quit in the middle of a series? Mahendra Singh Dhoni leads his team mates onto the field during day one of the......

Bike-loving Dhoni ends his long test ride

Mahendra Singh Dhoni's usual limited-over pro-activeness often deserted him in the Test arena and the clamour was growing to hand the job over to Virat Kohli, an animated antithesis to Dhoni's......

Argentina coach Sabella likens Messi to an oasis in the desert

Lionel Messi is like water in the desert, Argentina coach Alejandro Sabella said after his team beat Belgium 1-0 to reach the World Cup semi-finals on Saturday. Four-times World Player of the Year......

IPL PHOTOS: Shilpa Shetty's magic fails; lady luck deserts Rajasthan Royals

The IPL match-fixing controversy hunted the Rajasthan Royals this season, and a place in the play-offs would have been soothing. But things were not meant to be; even lady luck evaded them. -......
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Man, 32, beaten up, robbed of car, money in East Delhi

A 32-year-old man was beaten up, undressed and robbed of his car, cash and other belongings in east Delhi’s Shakarpur on Monday night. His Santro... ...

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Biju, Kusha strike thrice in RWF win

Biju B Y and Kusha struck three goals each as Rail Wheel Factory (RWF) trounced KSHA Academy 11-2 in the KSHA Super Division Hockey League here on... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/486917/biju-kusha-strike-thrice-rwf.html
Is rising BJP a threat for Left?

A five-fold leap in votes for BJP in an assembly by-election in Kerala has made the poll results noteworthy, nationally. If this trend continues... ...

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In Yemen chaos, Islamic State grows …

DUBAI (Reuters) - Al Qaeda's leadership of Islamist militancy in Yemen is being challenged amid the chaos of civil war by its rival Islamic State,... ...

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Wildfires are already raging in the dried-out West coast - and it's about to get a lot worse

Summer just started but wildfires are already ravaging the dried-out West coast. Since the beginning of June, nearly 300 fires have burned in... ...

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