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How many languages are dying in India?

India has the world's second highest number of languages. At present, Indians speak in 780 different languages. However, 183 of these languages are in different degrees of endangerment. An......

PHOTOS: The odd, odd world we live in!

The next 10 images will prove why the world is a mad, mad place to be in! Dancers take part in the 'SOAP' photocall at The Spiegeltent in London, UK. Photograph: Stuart C Wilson/Getty Images......

President Kovind visits 'world's highest battlefield'

President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday visited the Army base camp in Siachen, the world's highest battlefield, and expressed gratitude to the soldiers posted there.   The bravery and valour of......

Malaysia's Mahathir wins election, become world's oldest elected leader

The 92-year-old, who returned to politics after a decade-and-a-half, ousted Najib Razak. IMAGE: Mahathir Mohamad and his coalition -- Pakatan Harapan -- secured 113 of the 222 seats being......

Modi 9th on Forbes' most powerful person list; Xi tops

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been ranked among the top 10 most powerful people in the world by Forbes in a list that has been topped for the first time ever by Chinese President Xi Jinping, who......

World Bank's Chief Economist: Can India create a Silicon Valley?

'There is no tried and true recipe for creating Silicon Valleys.''Attracting and creating a mass of truly dynamic entrepreneurs is at the core and among the hardest and most necessary......

The nefarious world of C Sivasankaran

Corporate ministry documents show that the Siva's firm kept taking loans from public sector banks like State Bank of India, Punjab National Bank which gradually turned to bad loans. A cobweb of......

How to provide 24x7 electricity for all Indians by 2027

'The 24x7 power for all vision is inspiring, because as we've so often seen, where India leads, the world follows,' says Rajiv J Shah, President, The Rockefeller Foundation.Illustration: Dominic......

Sridevi honoured at Cannes

The award celebrates women of the film industry all over the world. The late Indian movie legend Sridevi was honoured with the Titan Reginald F Lewis Film Icon Award at the Cannes film festival.......

'I don't mind comparisons with Shahid'

'When the film was over, Bhai gave me a look, expressing what he felt.''That look said it all, and meant the world to me.' IMAGE: Ishaan Khatter. Photograph: Kind courtesy Ishaan Khatter/Instagram......

Find out who will join Iniesta in Spain's World Cup squad

Lopetegui blends youth and experience in Spain World Cup squad IMAGE:  Spain's Sergio Busquets (left), Jordi Alba and Andres Iniesta others share a joke during a training......

Nadal back at number one ahead of bid for 11th French Open crown

The 31-year-old becomes world number one for a sixth time ahead of the French Open. IMAGE: Rafael Nadal celebrates winning the Italian Open title. Photograph: Tony Gentile/Reuters Rafael Nadal......

Buffon bids tearful farewell to Juventus after 656 games

The 2006 World Cup winner handed his captain's armband to midfielder Claudio Marchisio then hugged several team mates and rival players as he left the field in tears to a standing ovation. IMAGE:......

Portugal drop nearly half of Euro-winning squad for World Cup

IMAGE: Portugal’s players celebrate with the trophy after winning Euro 2016 at Stade de France in Paris July 11, 2016. Photograph: John Sibley/Livepic/Reuters Nearly half of Portugal's......

Tennis Roundup: Pliskova damages umpire's chair; Halep holds top ranking

  IMAGE: Czech Republic's Karolina Pliskova reacts. Photograph: Susana Vera/Reuters World number five Karolina Pliskova lost her cool over a line call and bashed a hole into the umpire's......
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Yeddyurappa vows to stage a comeback

Coming to grips with the loss inthe numbers game in government formation, Bharatiya Janata Party Karnataka chief B S Yeddyurappa today vowed to... ...

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US threatens Iran with the 'strongest sanctions in history'

The United States on Monday threatened to apply 'unprecedented' financial pressure on Iran along with other punitive measures if Tehran does not... ...

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Liverpool can 'level' Real's experience with desire

The German suggested Liverpool will have to raise their game to a new level to defeat Zinedine Zidane's side IMAGE: Jurgen Klopp, Manager of... ...

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Bear hugs, yacht ride as Modi meets Putin for first informal summit

In his opening remarks, Modi said India and Russia have been friends for a long time and thanked Putin for inviting him for the first-ever informal... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/modi-meets-putin-for-first-informal-summit-in-sochi/20180521.htm
CoA chief Rai

'Nobody has come to me and said that Virat exercises influence, which is disproportionate to what a captain should be enjoying' IMAGE: India... ...

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