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India tests shield against missiles with 5000 km range

India on Wednesday successfully flight-tested the second phase of its ballistic missile defence system, demonstrating home-grown capabilities to defend against hostile missiles having a range of......

'Against Trump, Kamala Is Formidable'

'Just think about it. She's a prosecutor, he's a convicted felon. I love that juxtaposition.' 'She's a woman, and she's black and South Asian. He's a white guy who grew up with enormous......

Pilot lone survivor, 18 killed as plane crashes during takeoff

A Nepalese private plane crashed and caught fire shortly after taking off from the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu on Wednesday, killing 18 people aboard, including a child, and......

Numbers with Kamala Harris to become Democratic prez nominee

Kamala Harris has attracted the support of enough delegates to become the Democratic Party's nominee for president, US media outlets reported on Tuesday, as the vice president received a wave of......

Kamala Harris Is A Desi At Heart

'I think of that young baby, still in her diapers, balancing with her arms held up by her mother, a Tamil woman wearing a salwar kameez and a dupatta, seated on a stoop,' recalls Aseem Chhabra.......

'Jobs Have To Be Created Everywhere'

'I found it unbelievable that L&T said 45,000 jobs were waiting to be filled because of unavailability of suitable skillsets.' 'So, when the Opposition sweepingly says there are no jobs, I'm......

BSNL bags Rs 82,916 cr from Rs 1.28 lakh cr telecom budget

The government has proposed the allocation of Rs 1.28 lakh crore for telecom projects and public sector firms under the telecom ministry with a majority of funds earmarked for state-owned Bharat......

Securities transaction tax on F&O hiked from October 1

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said the securities transaction tax (STT) will be increased on futures and options (F&O) trade from October 1 to discourage retail investors from......

What Sitharaman's 7th Budget has in store for us

Highlights of the Union Budget 2024-25 presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Lok Sabha on Tuesday. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Standard deduction in new tax regime......

Budget 2024: What is cheaper, what is costlier

Gold, silver and other precious metals along with imported mobile phones, certain cancer drugs and medical devices are set to become cheaper with Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announcing cuts......

The Ishq Obsession

From Aishwarya Rai Bachchan lamenting Ishq Bina Kya Marna Yaara in Taal to Alia Bhatt embracing Ishq Wala Love in Student of the Year, generations full of Bollywood romance are coloured in all......

Priyanka Goes On A Cruise With Malti Marie

Photograph: Kind courtesy Priyanka Chopra/Instagram Priyanka Chopra has showed us time and again, her super cool mom life. She gives us another glimpse of it in her cruise in Queensland, where she......

When Karan Johar Yelled, 'Are You Mad?'

'When Bad Newz was given to me to direct, the first thing I did was go back to my childhood.''It's an ode to Hindi cinema.' IMAGE: Tripti Dimri and Vicky Kaushal in Bad Newz. Anand Tiwari broke......

Indian 2 Review: Kamal Haasan Elevates Overwritten Sequel

The saving grace of Shankar's expanded universe is the masterful precision with which Kamal Haasan drops himself into a messy setup, only slightly to elevate the pulpy tendencies of Shankar's......

Chameera ruled out of series against India

Photograph: Sri Lanka Cricket/X Sri Lanka fast bowler Dushmantha Chameera has been ruled out of the white-ball home series against India after failing to recover from bronchitis and respiratory......

Can ICC convince BCCI to travel to Pakistan for Champions Trophy?

IMAGE: The PCB has left it up to the ICC to finalise and announce the tournament schedule and also get confirmation from the BCCI whether the Indian team will travel to Pakistan. Photograph:......

Mom, coach, strategist: Purnima Mahato prepares archers for Paris Olympics

'Medal layenge, medal layenge yeh baat tum dimaag se nikal do (a medal will never come if you chase after a medal, just focus on the processes)' Photographs: Purnima Mahato/Instagram......

Afghanistan pledges participation in Champions Trophy in Pakistan

Photograph: Afghanistan Cricket Board/X The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has got a big boost in its bid to successfully host the ICC Champions Trophy early next year after Afghanistan has assured......

'Woolmer would have taken Pak cricket to great heights'

IMAGE: Younis said Woolmer had mentally prepared him to lead Pakistan for a long period in all formats after the World Cup. Photograph: ICC / X Pakistan's highest Test run-getter and former......

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