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India successfully test-fires BrahMos supersonic missile from Sukhoi

India on Wednesday successfully test-fired the air version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from the integrated test range of Chandipur, off the coast of Odisha, sources in the DRDO said.......

Nagaland 'tense but calm', state cabinet seeks repeal of AFSPA

The situation in the border state of Nagaland, where protests and rioting broke out after firing by security forces claimed 14 civilian lives, remained tense but calm on Tuesday as the state......

Kangana and Vir Das have every right to their opinions

By sacrificing an important component of the right to free speech, we have strengthened the hands of the fundamentalists, the bigots and the publicity-seeking goondas. And of the hate-filled......

Shashi Tharoor quits Sansad TV show over MPs' suspension

Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Monday said he is withdrawing himself from hosting of a talk show on Sansad TV in solidarity with the 12 Rajya Sabha members suspended from the House and......

Putin describes India as a great power, time-tested friend

Russia President Vladimir Putin on Monday described India as a great power, a friendly nation and a time-tested friend and echoed common concerns over terrorism, drug trafficking and organised......

Fully charged up over Ola's electric scooter

It takes a while to get used to the constant and instant supply of power that is the case with EVs, and handling the S1 Pro when it takes a corner or makes a turn can be tricky, says Pavan Lall.......

Twitter's Agrawal latest Indian to head a global giant

With his elevation as the CEO of Twitter, Parag Agrawal, in whom co-founder of the microblogging giant Jack Dorsey has “bone-deep” trust, joins the growing power club of Indian-origin......

Will Ambani-Adani's Dominance Fade Away?

It's hard to say because of the winner-take-all nature of new platform and network businesses, but Reliance has not been an efficient user of capital, and Adani numbers are varied, observes T N......

More middle-class Indians making big gains from bourses

In stock market parlance, “meme stock” was certainly the word of the year. Coined to mean those stocks that gain sudden popularity on the internet with resultant high prices, it was......

India keen to develop 5G & 6G tech: Modi

India is investing in developing indigenous capabilities in 5G and 6G telecom technologies besides focusing on manufacturing semi-conductors, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday. In a......

Simply Stunning! Who's Raashii wooing?

Who's Virat's calling a rock?... Mrunal meets a hunk... Why is Dharmendra Sunny-eyed? Please click on the images below for a better look.   IMAGE: Virat Kohli describes his wife......

Guess Who Made It To A Times Square Billboard?

'We're 26 and every time we write a song, we try to see how we can relate it to our life's experiences or that of our friends.' IMAGE: The Singing Twins: Sukriti and Prakriti Kakar. Photograph:......

Rahul Dravid vs Greg Chappell: The Untold Story

The only way for Dravid to sort out the mess was by forcing a showdown and getting Chappell removed as coach.That possibility was remote as Dravid neither had the ears of the BCCI nor was he the......

SEE: Neeraj Chopra enthrals students from 75 schools

IMAGE: Neeraj Chopra launches outreach programme. Photograph: SAI Media/Twitter Tokyo Olympics gold medallist Neeraj Chopra, on Saturday, launched an ambitious outreach programme that connects......

'There was no one like Bishan paaji'

'I have seen Bishan paaji get worked up when he felt the game was losing its character because of some individual.' IMAGE: Bishan Singh Bedi in action, August 2, 1971. Photograph: Dennis......

Is this New Zealand player named after Rahul and Sachin?

IMAGE: Rachin Ravindra, who turned 22 on Thursday, was born in Wellington to Indian parents, Ravi Krishnamurthy and Deepa Krishnamurthy -- both of whom moved from Bangalore in 1990s. Photograph:......

Sachin's Gujju birthday meal for 'Gujju' Anjali

IMAGE: As Dr Anjali Tendulkar, daughter Sara and other members of the family and friends pose for a picture, who is Sachin messaging on his phone?! Photographs: Kind courtesy Sachin......
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