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WTF News: It's Weird, True and Funny

This week’s digest of stories that are weird, true and funny. 1) Fit for a true fan: Brazil hairdresser etches stars’ faces on heads   Looking for a new way to pay homage to your......

The shocking state of Mumbai's firemen

Do you know firemen who risk their lives every day earn salaries equivalent to clerks? Last week's tragedy where three Mumbai firemen died fighting a fire must wake up the city's rulers, says......

Rebuked IAS officer blames weather for breaking protocol during PM visit

Bastar Collector Amit Kataria, who last week was pulled up by the Chhattisgarh government for violation of dress code and protocol while receiving Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to......

Sydney: No headway in murder of Indian techie

Two months and a week later, the New South Wales police is clueless about Prabha Arun Kumar's killer, discovers A Ganesh Nadar/Rediff.com The Australian police do not seem to have made much headway......

The 2013 land law is non-negotiable: Jairam Ramesh

With the government introducing the land bill in the Lok Sabha this week, Jairam Ramesh, who piloted the 2013 land bill as the then rural development minister, says the best route now is to......

Forex reserves at all-time high of $354 bn

India's foreign exchange reserves surged by $1.745 billion to touch a record high of $353.87 billion in the week to May 15, helped by the increase in foreign currency assets, according to Reserve......

Simplified ITR forms to be notified by next week

The Finance Ministry will come out with simplified Income Tax Return forms by next week, replacing the controversial ones that have been put on hold. "We will notify the new simplified ITR forms in......

Sebi's chance to create 48,000 summer jobs

Sebi can also sweeten it with a stipend of Rs 5,000 each and charge the Rs 240 crore to the Sahara account Last week, the Supreme Court bench hearing the Sahara case categorically stated......

The nuts and bolts of the new black money law

The Undisclosed Foreign Income and Assets (Imposition of Tax) Act, 2015, approved by Parliament this week, empowers the Union government to enter into agreements with other countries for the......

Sensex hits over 2-week closing high on rate cut hopes

Metals, auto and banking shares were in the limelight in this session; the FMCG pack, however, ended lower. The benchmark indices ended at the high point of the day, touching one-week highs, led by......

Box office: Bombay Velvet is a disaster

Piku, on the other hand, is a big hit. Ranbir Kapoor's Bombay Velvet, which released last week, has been panned by critics and has failed to draw in the audiences. Meanwhile, his former girlfriend......

PIX: Deepika, Amitabh party with John Abraham

A week after Piku's release, director Shootjit Sircar hosted a success party for his cast and friends in Mumbai. The film has good some great reviews, and is doing well at the box office too. A......

This week's biggest release: Salman Khan

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: With Salman Khan's jail sentence suspended by the Bombay high court today, Bollywood celebrities were over the moon as their......

Box Office: Mr X, Margarita With A Straw flop

The dry spell at the box officecontinues. Emraan Hashmi's latest film Mr X met with poor response when it released last week and showed no improvement over the weekend. The week's other release,......

10 BEST Sports Photos of the Week!

The past week saw a lot of brilliance in sports. It started with Juventus and Barcelona lighting up the Champions League with their inspiring football and, later in the week, Mercedes' Nico Rosberg......

India's cricketers to tour Bangladesh after IPL

India's cricketers will barely have a week's respite after the conclusion of the ongoing Indian Premier League, as they will leave for Bangladesh in the first week of June for a one-off Test and......

Hockey India names 24-member squad for Japan series

A 24-strong team for the men's hockey series against Japan was announced on Thursday, following a week-long preparatory camp held at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium, that commenced on April......

Djokovic pulls out of Madrid to rest before French Open

World number one Novak Djokovic has withdrawn from next week's Madrid Open for a second consecutive year to rest before the Rome Masters and the French Open, organisers of the clay Masters event......

10 BEST Sports Photos of the Week

When Vijay Mallya plants a kiss on someone's cheek it makes for a story and picture; more so, when Virat Kohli is the one at the 'receiving end'.  Also, when Michael Schumacher's son, Mick,......
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US Defence Secretary Ash Carter says Iraqi forces lacked will to fight Islamic State

US Defence Secretary Ash Carter on Sunday said Iraqi forces showed no will to fight against Islamic State militants during the fall of Ramadi a... ...

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I'm increasingly optimistic - @ThisWeekABC

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Samsung, Apple, HTC, Motorola, Xiaomi and Mo

File photo of an employee showing off an Apple iPhone 5C at a Verizon store in Orem, Utah Reuters This month has been really exciting for gadget... ...

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Wonder women

Naina Lal Kidwai, chairperson, HSBC, traces the success stories of 30 women that speak of passion, ambition, and hardwork in her second book I love... ...

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Mumbai fire brigade loses 4th senior official in 3 weeks, Chief officer Nesrikar passes away

Chief Fire Officer Sunil Nesarikar had suffered third-degree burns during the Kalbadevi fire-fighting operation on May 9. 0 shares Share on... ...

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