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  • newPak govt demands top TV station shutdown

    Pak govt demands top TV station shutdown

    Pakistans defence ministry has asked for the countrys toprating television channel to be shut down after it broadcast allegations blaming an intelligence agency for shooting a leading journalist officials said Wednesday
    - 46 mins ago, 23 Apr 14, 2:52pm -
  • newChildrens corpses in Korean ferry reveal desperate attempts to escape

    Childrens corpses in Korean ferry reveal desperate attempts to escape

    South Korean divers swam though dark cold waters into a sunken ferry on Wednesday feeling for childrens bodies with their hands in a maze of cabins corridors and upturned decks as they searched for hundreds of missing
    - 1 hour ago, 23 Apr 14, 2:27pm -
  • newFIR against Ramdas Kadam for inflammatory speech

    FIR against Ramdas Kadam for inflammatory speech

    An FIR has been registered against Shiv Sena leader Ramdas Kadam for allegedly giving an inflammatory speech during a political rally in Mumbai two days back police said today
    - 1 hour ago, 23 Apr 14, 2:27pm -
  • newMini skirts at Jama Masjid provoked Bhatkal cops

    Mini skirts at Jama Masjid provoked Bhatkal cops

    Foreigners wearing mini skirts and entering Jama Masjid here prompted Indian Mujahideen IM cofounder Yasin Bhatkal and his aides to commit terror strike at the historic mosque in September 2010 the Delhi Police has told a court in Delhi
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 2:00pm -
  • newMumbai St Xavier principal gets BJP ire for election advice to students

    Mumbai St Xavier principal gets BJP ire for election advice to students

    BJPnbspon Wednesday filed a complaint against Father Frazer Mascarenhas principal of one of the Mumbais most prestigious educational institutes St Xaviers College according to TV reports
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 1:24pm -
  • newSC sets guidelines on govt ads showing politicians

    SC sets guidelines on govt ads showing politicians

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday set up a committee for framing guidelines to prevent misuse of public funds by the government and its authorities in giving advertisements in newspapers and television to get political mileage
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 1:11pm -
  • newBihar candidate held for selling fake PhD degrees

    Bihar candidate held for selling fake PhD degrees

    Chancellor of Meghalayas CMJ University Chandra Mohan Jha who was wanted by police on the charge of selling fake PhD degrees was arrested from Bihar where he was contesting the Lok Sabha polllsnbspas an Independent candidate
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 12:36pm -
  • newJharkhand court issues warrants against Giriraj

    Jharkhand court issues warrants against Giriraj

    Arrest warrants were on Wednesday issued by a local court against former Bihar minister and BJP leader Giriraj Singh for his inflammatory speech during a poll meet in the district
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 12:14pm -
  • newDemolition drive starts in Delhis wildlife sanctuary

    Demolition drive starts in Delhis wildlife sanctuary

    About 10 days after the Hindustan Times revealed how illegallybuilt sprawling farmhouses have wiped out hundreds of acres of precious forestland in south Delhis Asola Bhatti wildlife sanctuary the forest department has finally set out on a demolition drive
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 11:51am -
  • newUK tourist recounts hellish time in Sri Lanka over Buddha tattoo

    UK tourist recounts hellish time in Sri Lanka over Buddha tattoo

    A 37yearold British nurse recounted Tuesday her hellish experience in Sri Lanka after she was arrested and sent to a deportation centre for sporting a Buddha tattoo deemed offensive by authorities
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 11:42am -
  • newIndianAmerican doc arrested for patients death

    IndianAmerican doc arrested for patients death

    An IndianAmerican doctor in New Mexico has been arrested following his indictment by a federal grand jury alleging unlawfully dispensing of prescription drugs resulting in the deaths of two patients and health care fraud
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 10:51am -
  • newUkraine crisis US vows more sanctions on Russia

    Ukraine crisis US vows more sanctions on Russia

    US secretary of state John Kerry told Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov in a telephone call on Tuesday that Washington would impose more sanctions on Russia if tensions did not deescalate in eastern Ukraine a senior US official said
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 10:25am -
  • newUS judges order on CIA secret prisons released

    US judges order on CIA secret prisons released

    The US government must turn over information on secret CIA interrogation centers connected to the trial of the alleged mastermind of the 2000 USS Cole bombing a military judge said in an order released in full on Tuesday
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 9:56am -
  • newUS agrees to deliver Apache helicopters to Egypt

    US agrees to deliver Apache helicopters to Egypt

    The United States said on Tuesday it will deliver 10 Apache attack helicopters to Egypt relaxing a suspension of aid imposed after Egypts armed forces ousted President Mohamed Mursi last year and cracked down violently on protesters
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 9:20am -
  • newPirates kidnap 3 on Singapore tanker off Malaysia

    Pirates kidnap 3 on Singapore tanker off Malaysia

    Armed pirates boarded a Singaporemanaged oil tanker in the Strait of Malacca kidnapping three Indonesian crew and stealing some of the vessels shipment of diesel fuel the International Maritime Bureau said
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 9:08am -
  • newUkraine relaunches antirebel operation

    Ukraine relaunches antirebel operation

    Ukraine relaunched military operations against proKremlin separatists late Tuesday hours after US Vice President Joe Biden ended a twoday visit to Kiev in which he warned Russia over its actions in the former Soviet republic
    - 7 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 8:53am -
  • newLS polls Mystery of the missing Manpreet Badal

    LS polls Mystery of the missing Manpreet Badal

    Congress candidate Manpreet Singh Badals rival with a similar name and from the same Badal village has gone missing after filing his nomination for the Bathinda Lok Sabha seat Even his mother does not know the sons whereabouts
    - 7 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 8:19am -
  • newUddhav ahead in battle of Senas after Modi boost

    Uddhav ahead in battle of Senas after Modi boost

    At an election rally at BandraKurla ComplexnbspNarendra Modinbspsent out a clear message to his supporters that they should be wary of outsiders In other words that they should vote for the Shiv Sena and not the MNS
    - 7 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 8:15am -
  • newMH370 hunt More powerful equipment to be used

    MH370 hunt More powerful equipment to be used

    The hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet will likely soon deploy more powerful sonar equipment that can delve deeper as the current search of the most likely crash site in the Indian Ocean has failed to yield any clues Australias defence minister said Wednesday
    - 8 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 8:03am -
  • newDeath toll in S Korea ferry disaster reaches 146

    Death toll in S Korea ferry disaster reaches 146

    The grim work of recovering bodies from the submerged South Korea ferry proceeded rapidly with the official death toll reaching 146 though a government official said divers must now rip through cabin walls to retrieve more victims
    - 8 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 7:34am -
  • newTurbulence probably downed Super Hercules

    Turbulence probably downed Super Hercules

    Initial findings of a probe into the crash of the Indian Air Forces C130J Super Hercules on March 28 indicate that it may have gone down due to turbulence caused by another C130J flying ahead of it a source told HT
    - 14 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 1:26am -
  • newKejriwal to take out padyatra for nomination today

    Kejriwal to take out padyatra for nomination today

    Unlike other candidates who have held road shows Aam Aadmi Party AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal will take out a padyatra for his nomination procession in Varanasi on Wednesday
    - 14 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 1:18am -
  • newWhy still no action on black money SC to govt

    Why still no action on black money SC to govt

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday came down heavily on the government for not implementing its threeyearold direction to set up a special investigating team SIT to probe all cases of black money and to disclose information the Centre had got from Germany about those who have stashed money in banks in Liechtenstein a landlocked country in central Europe bordering Switzerland and Austria
    - 14 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 1:16am -
  • newDid Pistorius take acting lessons for trial

    Did Pistorius take acting lessons for trial

    A spokeswoman for Oscar Pistorius on Tuesday said suggestions that the Paralympian had taken acting lessons ahead of his emotional murder trial testimony were totally devoid of any truth
    - 15 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 1:00am -
  • newUP football official arrested over sexual harassment charge

    UP football official arrested over sexual harassment charge

    Varanasi police on Tuesday arrested UP Football Associations secretary general Mohd Shamsuddin following an allegation of sexual harassment by a woman footballer
    - 15 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 12:34am -

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  • newSeemanchal highly polarised; RJD upbeat, BJP worried

    Seemanchal highly polarised; RJD upbeat, BJP worried

    In the sixth phase of voting in seven seats of Eastern and Northeastern Bihar (known as the Kosi-Seemanchal belt) on April 24, the fight is two-cornered in most of the seats with the Rashtriya Janata Dal-Congress-Nationalist Congress Party alliance locked in a tough contest against the Bharatiya Janata Party-Lok Janhsakti Party-Rashtriya Lok Samata Party combine. The ruling Janata Dal United has been pushed to the third spot.
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 12:58pm -
  • newSeemanchal highly polarised; RJD upbeat, BJP worried

    Seemanchal highly polarised; RJD upbeat, BJP worried

    In the sixth phase of voting in seven seats of Eastern and Northeastern Bihar (known as the Kosi-Seemanchal belt) on April 24, the fight is two-cornered in most of the seats with the Rashtriya Janata Dal-Congress-Nationalist Congress Party alliance locked in a tough contest against the Bharatiya Janata Party-Lok Janhsakti Party-Rashtriya Lok Samata Party combine. The ruling Janata Dal United has been pushed to the third spot.
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 12:58pm -
  • newKejriwal blames Modi, Rahul for 'helicopter politics'

    Kejriwal blames Modi, Rahul for 'helicopter politics'

    AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal, in Varanasi, targetted BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi for travelling in helicopters and being aloof from the common man.
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 12:55pm -
  • newFIR against Sena leader Ramdas Kadam for hate speech against Muslims

    FIR against Sena leader Ramdas Kadam for hate speech against Muslims

    An FIR has been filed against Shiv Sena leader Ramdas Kadam for his hate speech against Muslims at a rally in Mumbai on Tuesday.
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 12:42pm -
  • newFIR against Sena leader Ramdas Kadam for hate speech against Muslims

    FIR against Sena leader Ramdas Kadam for hate speech against Muslims

    An FIR has been filed against Shiv Sena leader Ramdas Kadam for his hate speech against Muslims at a rally in Mumbai on Tuesday.
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 12:42pm -
  • newIIT student's death case: Court quashes closure report, orders probe

    IIT student's death case: Court quashes closure report, orders probe

    A court on Tuesday quashed a closure report filed by Delhi Police in the case of first year student of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, who allegedly committed suicide in 2011. Rejecting the report, Metropolitan Magistrate Aakash Jain said there have been serious gaps and lacunae in the police investigation. Ordering further investigation by the Vasant Vihar SHO, he directed them to file a status report by July 25.
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 12:32pm -
  • newUGC NET: Important dates for June 2014

    UGC NET: Important dates for June 2014

    Important dates for UGC NET (National Eligibility Test) - June, 2014 for Junior Research Fellowship and Eligibility for Assistant Professor.
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 12:29pm -
  • newMumbai college principal asks students to vote against BJP, sparks row

    Mumbai college principal asks students to vote against BJP, sparks row

    A major row has sparked off in Mumbai after the principal of the city's prestigious St. Xavier's College wrote to his students, urging them to "choose well" while voting on Thursday. In the letter, he even seemed to criticise Narendra Modi's Gujarat model of development.
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 12:25pm -
  • newBJP moves EC after Mumbai college principal's anti-BJP letter to students

    BJP moves EC after Mumbai college principal's anti-BJP letter to students

    A major row has sparked off in Mumbai after the principal of the city's prestigious St. Xavier's College wrote to his students, urging them to "choose well" while voting on Thursday. In the letter, he even seemed to criticise Narendra Modi's Gujarat model of development.
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 12:25pm -
  • newBJP moves EC after Mumbai college principal's anti-BJP letter to students

    BJP moves EC after Mumbai college principal's anti-BJP letter to students

    A major row has sparked off in Mumbai after the principal of the city's prestigious St. Xavier's College wrote to his students, urging them to "choose well" while voting on Thursday. In the letter, he even seemed to criticise Narendra Modi's Gujarat model of development.
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 12:25pm -
  • newFour class VIII boys allegedly gangrape class VI girl for two days

    Four class VIII boys allegedly gangrape class VI girl for two days

    A 14-year-old girl has accused four class VIII students of raping her in captivity between April 16 and 18 at Nagia village in Lohardaga district, the police said on Tuesday.
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 12:15pm -
  • newFour class VIII students allegedly gangraped 14-year-old girl

    Four class VIII students allegedly gangraped 14-year-old girl

    A 14-year-old girl has accused four class VIII students of raping her in captivity between April 16 and 18 at Nagia village in Lohardaga district, the police said on Tuesdsy.
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 12:15pm -
  • newAfter Russian invasion of Crimea, Goa losing its business

    After Russian invasion of Crimea, Goa losing its business

    The impact of the Russian invasion of Crimea is being felt in the distant shores of Goa. Many Russian businessmen who are running various benami businesses in Goa are now planning to shift their base to Crimea, a peninsula surrounded by the Black Sea.
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 12:04pm -
  • newDelhi HC pulls up Chief Secretary on water logging in city

    Delhi HC pulls up Chief Secretary on water logging in city

    The Delhi High Court on Wednesday pulled up the Delhi Chief Secretary on the water-logging issue in the city.
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 11:34am -
  • newLS polls: Not an easy walkover for Sushma in Vidisha

    LS polls: Not an easy walkover for Sushma in Vidisha

    'Abki Baar, Bhajapa Sarkar' (BJP government this time around) - Vidisha constituency of Madhya Pradesh is perhaps one of the rare constituencies where one can hear this slogan - a slogan which is very dear to the hearts of party veteran Lal Krishna Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, Sushma Swaraj, Jaswant Singh (now expelled and this slogan could have prevented his expulsion) and so on. Because the Bharatiya Janata Party's official slogan for 2014 is 'Abki Baar, Modi Sarkaar'. Leader of the Opposition…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 11:01am -
  • newMPs rating: Shibu Soren's performance is below average

    MPs rating: Shibu Soren's performance is below average

    Former Jharkhand chief minister and JMM chief Shibu Soren scored 4 on a scale of 10 in a survey conducted by CNN-IBN and ADR that rates our parliamentarians' performance. He has been rated below average of 5.6.
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 10:59am -
  • newRiots will take place across India if Modi becomes PM: Ajit Singh

    Riots will take place across India if Modi becomes PM: Ajit Singh

    Taking a dig at BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, Rashtriya Lok Dal chief Ajit Singh while addressing a rally in Mathura on Tuesday claimed that communal riots will take place across the country if Modi came to power.
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 10:57am -
  • new3 women CRPF personnel killed in a road accident in Delhi

    3 women CRPF personnel killed in a road accident in Delhi

    Three women Central Reserve Police Force personnel were killed and 17 others injured when the paramilitary force bus was hit by a speeding truck in Delhi's Dwarka area on Wednesday morning.
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 10:32am -
  • newFIR against Madhusudan Mistry for alleged defamatory pamphlet on Modi

    FIR against Madhusudan Mistry for alleged defamatory pamphlet on Modi

    An FIR has been registered against Congress leader Madhusudan Misty in Vadodara for publishing an allegedly defamatory pamphlet against BJP PM candidate Narendra Modi.
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 10:14am -
  • newMeet Madhav Agasti, the man who makes politicians look stylish

    Meet Madhav Agasti, the man who makes politicians look stylish

    The 2014 Lok Sabha election is not only well about crafted speeches but also a well crafted look for our political leaders. Mumbai based Madhav Agasti is the man whom politicians flock to, when they need a cutting edge look. He helps politicians to look apart.
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 9:31am -
  • newMeet Madhav Agasti, the man who makes politicians look stylish

    Meet Madhav Agasti, the man who makes politicians look stylish

    The 2014 Lok Sabha election is not only well about crafted speeches but also a well crafted look for our political leaders. Mumbai based Madhav Agasti is the man whom politicians flock to, when they need a cutting edge look. He helps politicians to look apart.
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 9:31am -
  • newMadhav Agasti, the man who makes politicians look stylish

    Madhav Agasti, the man who makes politicians look stylish

    The 2014 Lok Sabha election is not only well about crafted speeches but also a well crafted look for our political leaders. Mumbai based Madhav Agasti is the man whom politicians flock to, when they need a cutting edge look. He helps politicians to look apart.
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 9:31am -
  • newMP is worth his name only if he can make officers wet their pants: SP leader

    MP is worth his name only if he can make officers wet their pants: SP leader

    A Samajwadi Party candidate on Tuesday said a parliamentarian is not worth his name if on receiving his telephone call an officer does not wet his pants.
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 9:17am -
  • newJ&K: 25 sarpanches resign after spate of attacks

    J&K: 25 sarpanches resign after spate of attacks

    At least 25 Sarpanches in South Kashmir have resigned publicly after some Sarpanches in Jammu and Kashmir were recently subjected to a spate of attacks. Two Sarpanches have been killed in under a week and a number of Sarpanches in the Pulwama district were hauled up in police stations for security reasons.
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 9:12am -
  • newVillagers to boycott polls after stray dogs maul 6-year-old girl to death

    Villagers to boycott polls after stray dogs maul 6-year-old girl to death

    In a tragic incident, street dogs mauled a six-year-old girl in Sihada village to death, when she went to answer nature's call, prompting enraged villagers to issue a poll boycott call, the police said.
    - 7 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 8:19am -

Zee News

  • newElection expenses for five years cross Rs 1.5 lakh crore
    As ongoing Lok Sabha polls reach the sixth phase, a new study has found that the total money spent on all elections in last five years has crossed Rs 1,50,000 crore and over half of these funds have come from "unaccounted sources".
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 6:24pm -
  • newSixth phase of LS polls for 117 seats to be held on Thursday
    The sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections for which campaigning ended on Tuesday evening, will be held on Thursday.
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 6:23pm -
  • newHC to hear plea seeking CBI probe into Vadra`s land deal
    The Delhi High Court will next week hear a PIL seeking a CBI probe into licences granted to several real estate developers in Haryana, including one allegedly associated with Congress chief Sonia Gandhi`s son-in-law Robert Vadra.
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 6:19pm -
  • new1984 riots made Rajiv Gandhi extremely happy: Uma Bharti
    Senior BJP leader Uma Bharti has once targeted the Congress and former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi over the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 6:09pm -
  • newStop personal attacks on Modi: Jaitley on Priyanka`s remarks
    A day after Priyanka Gandhi said she strongly feels about attacks on her husband Robert Vadra, the BJP on Wednesday said that while she wants people to refrain from personal attacks, Congress has been targeting Narendra Modi on a variety of issues including his marital status.
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 5:39pm -
  • newSC forms panel for guidelines on govt ads showing politicians
    The Supreme Court on Wednesday appointed a three member panel to frame guidelines to prevent misuse of public funds by government in giving advertisements of leaders for political purposes.
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 5:35pm -
  • newElection Commission seizes Rs 240 crore in cash, liquor
    Stepping up its efforts to prevent the use of blackmoney and other means to influence voters during the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, the Election Commission has so far seized Rs 240 crore in cash and crores of litres of liquor and drugs.
    - 1 hour ago, 23 Apr 14, 4:59pm -
  • newMoney and liquor trail: Rs 240 crore cash, 1.3 crore litre liquor seized
    Money and liquor seems seems to lining the electoral trail this election, if the latest figures of the Election Commission are anything to go by.
    - 1 hour ago, 23 Apr 14, 4:43pm -
  • newCongress criticises Shazia Ilmi over `communal` remark
    The Congress party on Wednesday strongly criticized Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Shazia Ilmi over her statement that `Muslims need to be communal`, and described it as `childish`.
    - 57 mins ago, 23 Apr 14, 4:35pm -
  • newSee all Indians as one, will reach out to Muslim `brothers`: Narendra Modi
    Narendra Modi Tuesday said he would reach out to Muslim "brothers" like any other citizen of the country and made it clear that the contentious issues of Ram Temple and Uniform Civil Code would be addressed with the Constitutional framework.
    - 8 mins ago, 23 Apr 14, 3:30pm -
  • newShazia Ilmi won`t apologise for telling Muslims to become more `communal`
    Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Shazia Ilmi on Tuesday stroke a fresh controversy by asking Muslims to become more `communal` and less `secular` when they vote, in an alleged video which has become viral on the internet.
    - 44 mins ago, 23 Apr 14, 2:54pm -
  • newBuddha also left his wife, son: Narendra Modi`s brother defends
    Rejecting allegations by his opponents that Bharatiya Janata Party`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has become bigger than the party, Prahlad Modi, the younger brother of the Gujarat chief minister, defended him by quoting the example of Lord Buddha who left his wife and children for the sake of his subjects.
    - 10 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 5:39am -
  • newUPA made mistakes during its 10 years tenure, admits Rahul Gandhi
    Admitting "some anti-incumbency" against UPA government which has committed one or two mistakes , Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday promised a "radical government" headed by him if Congress comes to power after 2014 Lok Sabha polls.
    - 10 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 5:16am -
  • newModi lowered standard of country`s political discourse: Maharashtra CM
    Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Tuesday accused BJP`s prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi of "lowering" the standard of political discourse in the country like never before by resorting to unprecedented "vicious personal criticism".
    - 11 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 4:57am -
  • newSC directs Ansal brothers not to leave country without its nod
    The Supreme Court Tuesday directed real estate barons Sushil and Gopal Ansal, who were convicted in Uphaar fire tragedy case, not to leave the country without its permission.
    - 13 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 2:30am -
  • newModi is for India, lady is only for Tamil Nadu, says Naidu
    Joining issue with AIADMK supremo and Chief Minister Jayalalithaa over her claim that she was a better administrator, senior BJP leader Venkaiah Naidu Tuesday said the "lady" was suited for the state while Narendra Modi the entire country.
    - 13 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 2:26am -
  • newSC to hear curative plea on gay sex; gives hope to LGBT
    The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear in open court curative plea of gay rights activists against its order of criminalising gay sex, giving a ray of hope to LGBT community that the controversial verdict may be reconsidered and modified.
    - 14 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 1:10am -
  • newMistry, nine others take oath as RS members
    Madhusudan Mistry, pitted against BJP leader Narendra Modi in the Vadodra Lok Sabha seat, is among ten persons who took oath as Rajya Sabha members Tuesday.
    - 15 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 1:02am -
  • newAnti-Muslim remarks: Third FIR filed against BJP leader Giriraj Singh
    BJP leader Giriraj Singh, under fire for his controversial remark on critics and opponents of Narendra Modi on Tuesday faced a third FIR, saying it was slapped on him despite his reply to Patna district adminsitration`s notice within the stipulated time.
    - 15 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 1:00am -
  • newAAP to demand world spiritual capital status for Varanasi
    The AAP will demand the status of world spiritual capital for this Hindu holy city in Uttar Pradesh, a party leader said Tuesday.
    - 15 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 12:58am -
  • newPressure on White House to repair ties with India by inviting Modi: US experts
    With results of the nine phases Lok Sabha elections due on May 16, and the likelihood, as projected by media, that Bharatiya Janata Party`s (BJP) Narendra Modi could be the next Prime Minister, many voices in the United States are counselling the White House that it should pay more attention to India.
    - 15 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 12:20am -
  • newOver 1 lakh of cases of atrocities against SCs, STs during 2001-12: Report
    More than one lakh cases of atrocities against persons belonging to Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs) were reported across the country in the period between 2001 and 2012 -- when both BJP-led NDA and Congress-led UPA were in power.
    - 17 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 11:03pm -
  • newIndia taking part in Western Pacific Naval meet in China
    India and over 140 other countries are taking part in a biennial conference of the Western Pacific Naval Symposium (WPNS) which opened in the eastern Chinese port of Qingdao Tuesday.
    - 17 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 10:54pm -
  • newTaking cue from Priyanka, Congress comes out in Vadra`s defence
    As Priyaka Gandhi vowed to fight back the allegations against her husband Robert Vadra, Congress Tuesday pulled out all the stops in his defence and slammed Narendra Modi for levelling "cheap and baseless" allegations against members of the Gandhi family.
    - 17 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 10:27pm -
  • newPriyanka Gandhi should have expressed regret earlier: BJP
    With Priyanka Gandhi Tuesday saying she felt `pained` at her husband Robert Vadra being targeted politically, BJP national treasurer Piyush Goyal said she should have been pained when "wrong-doings" were committed by her family members.
    - 17 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 10:20pm -
  • newCongress releases video clips of alleged hate speeches
    Stepping up its campaign against Narendra Modi, Congress Tuesday released video clips of alleged "hate speeches" of several BJP, Sangh Parivar and Shiv Sena leaders and demanded their arrest for "trading in the politics of poison" by committing the "sin" of "stoking communal fire".
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 10:04pm -
  • newWon`t allow diversion from development agenda: BJP
    Seeking to quell the row over alleged hate speeches, the BJP on Friday asserted that it will stick to issues of development and progress in the election campaign and not allow anybody including Congress to divert the agenda, while asking its well-wishers to "exercise utmost restraint".
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 9:57pm -
  • newBJP govt to ensure better ties with China, party says
    Terming China as an "old friend" of India, BJP has sought to assure Beijing that it will make efforts to resolve the boundary dispute through amicable dialogue and ensure "better" bilateral relations if the party wins the general election.
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 9:47pm -
  • newIndian doctors face manslaughter charge in Bahrain
    Two senior Indian doctors have appeared in a court in Bahrain in connection with the alleged manslaughter of a teenaged boy during a routine stomach operation.
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 9:28pm -
  • newRahul Gandhi holds road show in Rajasthan
    Amid beating of drums, showering of flower petals, bursting of crackers and shouting of slogans, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Tuesday held a road show for his aide Jitendra Singh who is contesting from Alwar Lok Sabha constituency.
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 9:09pm -

Asian Age

  • newAzad cancels rally after killings
    Following the killing of two more elected village heads and other mainstream political activists by suspected militants ahead of polling in Anantnag Lok Sabha constituency, the authorities have asked all sarpanches and panches in South Kashmir to report in at the nearest police stations and posts.Meanwhile, Union health minister and senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Tuesday cancelled his scheduled election rally in Tral town of Pulwama district, a part of Anantnag constituency, followi…
    - 16 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 12:00am -
  • newSC to hear curative plea in open court.
    The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear in open court next week the curative plea filed by gay rights activists against its order criminalising homosexuality.A four-judge bench headed by Chief Justice P. Sathasivam decided to give an open court hearing to a bunch of petitions filed by gay rights activists, NGO Naz Foundation and other persons, including noted film director Shyam Benegal, challenging the top court’s verdict of December 2013 upholding the validity of Section 377 of the IPC…
    - 16 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 12:00am -
  • newCBI won’t challenge UK court
    The CBI has in an important move decided not to challenge the order of the high court in London, disallowing the extradition of Ravi Shankaran, the key accused in the Naval war room leak case. The decision to this effect, sources said, has been taken in the wake of legal opinion received by the agency over the issue. However, the CBI is now exploring the option of Shankaran’s deportation.Sources in the agency said, “The CBI’s legal officers have suggested that challenging the order of the…
    - 16 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 12:00am -
  • newIndia’s children suffer bias in classroom: HRW
    Some Indian teachers force children from lower castes and minority religions to clean toilets and sit separately from their classmates as part of “persistent” discrimination in classrooms, a rights group said Tuesday.Human Rights Watch said pupils from marginalised communities often dropped out of school and started working as labourers rather than face continued humiliation at the hands of teachers and principals.The 77-page study on schools was compiled through interviews with more than…
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  • newVarsity defers exam for Naxal attack victim son
    In a rare gesture, a Central University in Chhattisgarh has postponed the final examination of Bachelor of Technology (mechanical) course to ensure that a student, son of the CRPF officer, killed in a Naxal attack in Bihar’s Aurangabad district earlier this month, does not drop out due to the tragedy.Guru Ghasidas University in Bilashpur, nearly 120 km from here, has set an example by paying a fitting tribute to the martyr by way of ensuring that his son’s study is not affected owing to the…
    - 16 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 12:00am -
  • new‘Indians see rape as major problem’
    A year after the gangrape and murder of a 23-year-old student in New Delhi made headlines, majority of Indians see the problem of rape as a “very big” national problem and fault the police for not being strict enough in investigating such cases, according to a new survey.The survey, by the Pew Research Center, shows that nine in 10 Indians agree that the crime of rape is a “very big problem” in the country.The contents of the survey were released today.Roughly eight in 10 (82 per cent…
    - 16 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 12:00am -
  • newParakh gets CBI summons for April 25
    The CBI has summoned former coal secretary P.C. Parakh on April 25 for questioning in connection with its probe into the alleged irregularities in the allocation of Talabira II coal block to Hindalco in late 2005. The agency recently examined some of the top executives of the Aditya Birla Group in connection with the case.In his book Crusader or Conspirator? Coalgate and Other Truths, released recently, Mr Parakh alleged that the CBI was resorting to “witch hunting” in the Coalgate scam.Th…
    - 16 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 12:00am -
  • newHC declares Rohit is N.D. Tiwari son
    The Delhi high court on Tuesday confirmed Rohit Shekhar as the biological son of veteran Congress leader N.D. Tiwari after a six-year legal battle.Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw also ordered Mr Tiwari not to deny in public that Mr Shekhar is his biological son.Mr Shekhar, present in court with his mother, Ms Ujjwala Sharma, looked calm and composed after hearing the verdict. Ms Sharma looked relieved and had tears in her eyes.The court passed the order after Mr Tiwari accepted Mr Shekhar as his…
    - 16 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 12:00am -
  • newVerdict on junk food ban today

    Verdict on junk food ban today

    With the Delhi high court set to deliver a key judgment on the ban of junk food in schools on Wednesday, a panel of experts, set up to examine the harmful effects of junk food, point out that such a ban has been successfully implemented in several nations across the globe.The experts include Centre for Science and Environment director-general Sunita Narain, department head of paediatrics, Jammu Government Medical College, Rekha Harish, nutritionist, AIIMS, Anuja Aggarwal and National Institute…
    - 16 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 12:00am -
  • newChina to join wargames in Nov.

    China to join wargames in Nov.

    China on Tuesday confirmed to India that it would participate in the fourth edition of joint Army training exercises between the two countries that will be held in India in November this year. Chinese defence minister Gen. Chang Wanquan will also visit India later this year. This was communicated to the Indian side by a visiting eight-member Chinese military delegation headed by the People’s Liberation Army’s Deputy Chief of General Staff (Operations) Lt. Gen. Qi Jianguo that began a two-da…
    - 16 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 12:00am -

Google India News

  • newArun Jaitley asks Priyanka Gandhi to stop personal attacks on Modi - Hindustan Times

    Arun Jaitley asks Priyanka Gandhi to stop personal attacks on Modi - Hindustan Times

    FirstpostArun Jaitley asks Priyanka Gandhi to stop personal attacks on ModiHindustan TimesA day after Priyanka Gandhi said she strongly feels about attacks on her husband Robert Vadra, BJP on Wednesday said that while she wants people to refrain from personal attacks, Congress has been targeting Narendra Modi on a variety of issues ...Priyanka Gandhi targets Modi on 'Snoopgate'; BJP calls it 'attempt to divert ...Economic TimesThose who talk of empowerment, shouldn't snoop on women: Priyanka to…
    - 18 mins ago, 23 Apr 14, 3:20pm -
  • newFIR filed against Ramdas Kadam for hate speech - The Hindu

    FIR filed against Ramdas Kadam for hate speech - The Hindu

    Hindu Business LineFIR filed against Ramdas Kadam for hate speechThe HinduShiv Sena leader Ramdas Kadam now faces a police case for his hate speech targeting the Muslim community during the Shiv Sena-BJP rally in Mumbai on Monday night. The Mumbai Suburban Collector has lodged an FIR against him at the Bandra Kurla ...FIR against Ramdas Kadam for inflammatory speechZee NewsFIR lodged against Shiv Sena's Ramdas Kadam for hate speechBusiness StandardHate Speech Against Muslims: FIR against Shiv S…
    - 19 mins ago, 23 Apr 14, 3:19pm -
  • newTribal woman sentenced to 4-year rigorous imprisonment for killing brother - IBNLive

    Tribal woman sentenced to 4-year rigorous imprisonment for killing brother - IBNLive

    IBNLiveTribal woman sentenced to 4-year rigorous imprisonment for killing brotherIBNLiveA tribal woman was on Wednesday sentenced to four years of rigorous imprisonment for beating her brother to death in 2011. The court of Additional District Judge II of East Singhbhum Deepak Nath Tiwari convicted Guruwari Tudu under section 304(II) IPC ...and more »
    - 24 mins ago, 23 Apr 14, 3:14pm -
  • new30-year-old government school teacher shot dead by Naxals - IBNLive

    30-year-old government school teacher shot dead by Naxals - IBNLive

    IBNLive30-year-old government school teacher shot dead by NaxalsIBNLiveA 30-year-old government school teacher was allegedly shot dead by naxalites in Maoist-hit Rajnandgaon district of Chhattisgarh, police said on Wednesday. The shikshakarmi (contractual teacher) Ranveer Salame was killed late on Tuesday evening by a ...Teacher shot dead by naxals in ChhattisgarhPress Trust of Indiaall 3 news articles »
    - 24 mins ago, 23 Apr 14, 3:14pm -
  • newVaranasi: Kejriwal set to file nomination papers, slams 'helicopter politics' of ... - Hindustan Times

    Varanasi: Kejriwal set to file nomination papers, slams 'helicopter politics' of ... - Hindustan Times

    Hindustan TimesVaranasi: Kejriwal set to file nomination papers, slams 'helicopter politics' of ...Hindustan TimesAam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday stepped up his attack on Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi and Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi before filing his nomination papers for the high-profile ...Lok Sabha elections: Arvind Kejriwal files nomination from VaranasiIBNLiveLive: Kejriwal files nomination to take on Modi from VaranasiI…
    - 32 mins ago, 23 Apr 14, 3:06pm -
  • newLucknow: Rajnath vs Rita Bahuguna fight, Jaaferi just for comic effect - IBNLive

    Lucknow: Rajnath vs Rita Bahuguna fight, Jaaferi just for comic effect - IBNLive

    IBNLiveLucknow: Rajnath vs Rita Bahuguna fight, Jaaferi just for comic effectIBNLiveLucknow: The BJP president Rajnath Singh v/s comedian, actor Jaaved Jaaferi of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) fight in Lucknow is being keenly watched. The surprising entry of comedian, dancer, "Boogie Woogie" star and reality TV show judge and host ...Rajnath's family jumps into election campaignEconomic Timesall 3 news articles »
    - 43 mins ago, 23 Apr 14, 2:55pm -
  • newWhich Indian state spends the most on elections - IBNLive

    Which Indian state spends the most on elections - IBNLive

    IBNLiveWhich Indian state spends the most on electionsIBNLiveThe Indian general elections are one of the largest exercise in democracy across the world. This large-scale operation also involves huge costs. The cost of general elections to the exchequer via the Election Commission has increased from Rs 948 crore in ...Election Commission seizes Rs.240 crore in cash in poll season so farLivemintSixth phase of LS polls for 117 seats to be held on ThursdayZee NewsElection expenses for five years cr…
    - 54 mins ago, 23 Apr 14, 2:44pm -
  • newSC verdict vindicates my stand: Parrikar - The Hindu

    SC verdict vindicates my stand: Parrikar - The Hindu

    The HinduSC verdict vindicates my stand: ParrikarThe HinduGoa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday claimed that the Supreme Court order in the mining case has vindicated his stand that no action could be taken against those named in the Justice M B Shah Commission of inquiry without proper ...and more »
    - 1 hour ago, 23 Apr 14, 2:08pm -
  • newSupreme Court forms panel for guidelines on government advertisements ... - Economic Times

    Supreme Court forms panel for guidelines on government advertisements ... - Economic Times

    Economic TimesSupreme Court forms panel for guidelines on government advertisements ...Economic TimesNEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today set up a committee for framing guidelines to prevent misuse of public funds by the government and its authorities in giving advertisements in newspapers and television to get political mileage. A bench headed by Chief ...SC panel to lay down rules to check govt advertisements touting politiciansCalcutta TelegraphSC Sets Up Panel To Frame Advertisement Guideline…
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 2:06pm -
  • newTMC moves EC over 'manipulated' elections in Tripura - The Hindu
    TMC moves EC over 'manipulated' elections in TripuraThe HinduTrinamool Congress (TMC) on Tuesday warned of a huge agitation if the Election Commission ignores its complaints over alleged manipulation and bogus voting in both Lok Sabha constituencies in Tripura. It said it has submitted documents and video clips ...and more »
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  • newEgyptians enjoy a slice of India
    Cairo, April 23 (IANS) For the Egyptian nation weary of a never-ending political turmoil that started three years ago, a slice of India in the form of a cultural festival came as a breath of fresh air. 'India by the Nile', the second edition of the annual cultural festival in Egypt, concluded with events held across three weeks in Cairo, Alexandria, Luxor and Hurghada. Organised by the Indian embassy in Cairo in partnership with Egypt's ministries of culture and tourism and the Cairo Opera House…
    - 14 mins ago, 23 Apr 14, 3:24pm -
  • newVietnam club make last 16 despite match-fixing admission

    Vietnam club make last 16 despite match-fixing admission

    By Patrick Johnston REUTERS - Vissai Ninh Binh, who quit the Vietnam top flight over a match-fixing scandal in the AFC Cup, took advantage of a slow moving investigation into the matter to book a place in last 16 of the tournament as Group G winners on Tuesday. Earlier this month, 11 players of the Vietnam Cup winners told police they received around 800 million dong ($37,900) for fixing a March 18 AFC Cup match against Malaysia's Kelantan in which they came from 2-1 down to win 3-2. The team we…
    - 20 mins ago, 23 Apr 14, 3:18pm -
  • newMoto X walnut finish now available in India
    Moto X walnut finish now available in India
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  • new'Bad boy' Ryder to finally see some cricket action courtesy Essex stint
    Johannesburg, Apr. 23 (ANI): English county cricket side Essex has reportedly signed New Zealand all-rounder Jesse Ryder as their overseas player for their domestic season despite his bad boy image. Ryder reportedly made a comeback from the life-threatening injuries he suffered after being attacked outside Christchurch bas in early 2013 and being dropped by New Zealand Cricket for going drinking with his teammate Doug Bracewell in an Auckland bar on the eve of potential Test comeback against Ind…
    - 43 mins ago, 23 Apr 14, 2:55pm -
  • newEU climate chief urges China to show international commitment

    EU climate chief urges China to show international commitment

    By Stian Reklev BEIJING (Reuters) - China could set a new pace for slow-moving international climate talks by bringing its domestic commitment to fight global warming on to the world stage, the EU's top climate change official said on Wednesday. EU Climate Change Commissioner Connie Hedegaard is visiting China this week for two-way talks ahead of a June U.N. meeting in Bonn where negotiators from more than 190 nations will continue efforts to agree a new international climate treaty. Hedegaard s…
    - 1 hour ago, 23 Apr 14, 2:33pm -
  • newNMIFF partners with European film fests
    Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) The second edition of Navi Mumbai International Film Festival (NMIFF) has collaborated with international film festivals of London, Spain and France. The business tie-up is with the International Filmmaker Festival of World Cinema, London, the Madrid International Film Festival, Spain and St Tropez International Film Festival, France. "NMIFF is extremely thrilled to partner with these international film festivals. We will also be providing an international platform to ind…
    - 1 hour ago, 23 Apr 14, 2:18pm -
  • newModi's lookalike campaigns with full force in Varanasi
    Varanasi, Apr.23 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's lookalike, Abhinandan Pathak, is leaving no stone unturned while campaigning for the former with full force.
    - 1 hour ago, 23 Apr 14, 2:17pm -
  • newKejriwal objects to Rahul Gandhi's copter-style politics, hopes Modi won't follow suit
    Varanasi, Apr.23 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal, who will be filing his nomination for the Lok Sabha elections from Varanasi on Wednesday, said he objects to the helicopter-style politics of Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, and hoped BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi would not follow suit. He also said that the Nehru-Gandhi family's claim of there being development in Amethi and Rae Bareli were not true, and added that the fight in these 2014 elections is for…
    - 1 hour ago, 23 Apr 14, 2:17pm -
  • newIs it right to give all power to one person, ask Priyanka
    Rae Bareli, Apr.23 (ANI): Campaigning for her mother, Sonia Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi on Wednesday asked whether it is right to give all the power of the country in the hands of one person, and added that the ongoing Lok Sabha elections is about unity and strengthening the identity of India. "Their (BJP) campaign is centered around one man and giving all power to him. The power should rest with the public," said Priyanka while indirectly referring to the BJP and its prime ministerial candidate Nar…
    - 1 hour ago, 23 Apr 14, 2:17pm -
  • newSindhu, Kashyap win in Badminton Asia Championships
    Gimcheon (South Korea), April 23 (IANS) P.V. Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap and R.M.V. Gurusaidutt made winning starts to their respective campaigns at the $200,000 Badminton Asia Championships being held in the Gimcheon Indoor Stadium here Wednesday.
    - 1 hour ago, 23 Apr 14, 2:14pm -
  • newGold hovers near 2-1/2 month lows

    Gold hovers near 2-1/2 month lows

    By A. Ananthalakshmi SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Gold was steady but near its lowest in more than two months on Wednesday, with stronger equities denting the metal's safe-haven appeal and outflows from bullion funds showing weak investor appetite. Spot gold was trading flat at $1,283.50 an ounce by 0640 GMT. But if we break that level, we are going to fall to $1,250," said Yuichi Ikemizu, branch manager for Standard Bank in Tokyo. SPDR Gold Trust, the world's largest gold-backed exchange-traded fund a…
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 1:48pm -
  • new'The World...' must be seen across India: Anurag Kashyap
    Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Acclaimed Bollywood filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, who is presenting India-born Canadian filmmaker Nisha Pahuja's documentary "The World Before Her" in India, wishes that the film is watched across the country. I wish it is also dubbed in various languages and seen across the country," Kashyap said here. The documentary explores the complex and conflicting environment for young girls in India by profiling two young women - Ruhi Singh, who aspires to become Miss India, and Prac…
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 1:44pm -
  • newSex, lies and Goa's massage parlours
    Mapusa (Goa), April 23 (IANS) What V. More (name changed), a tourist from Mumbai, was fantasizing about was soft, feminine hands kneading his shoulderblades and his back, slick with aromatic oil. Instead, what the 27-year-old tourist, one of many thousand single visitors blinded by Goa's cheap booze, drugs and sunbathing white women, got were a few tight slaps and punches to the ear and stomach from a roughneck fraud massage parlour operator in Mapusa, a town located 15 km north of Panaji. More…
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 1:28pm -
  • newWhy I went in search of the erotica writer Mastram
    A filmmaker remembers the heat and thrill this mysterious Hindi writer gave sexually curious boys in the 80s and 90s. But would he be able to find the man behind the heady pseudonym?
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 1:26pm -
  • newSify reports revenues of INR 10463 million for FY 2013-14
    Chennai, Apr.23 (ANI-Businesswire India): Sify Technologies Limited, a leader in managed enterprise, network, IT and software services in India, with global delivery capabilities, has announced its consolidated results under International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) for the fiscal year 2013-14. Telecom business grew by 73 per cent over the previous year.
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 1:06pm -
  • newArrest warrant issued against BJP leader Giriraj Singh
    Ranchi, April 23 (IANS) A Bokaro court Wednesday issued an arrest warrant against Bihar BJP leader Giriraj Singh for making a provocative speech. "An arrest warrant has been issued against Giriraj Singh by the court of Sub Divisional Judicial Magistrate Amit Shekhar. Police had moved a petition Tuesday in court seeking his arrest," a lawyer told IANS over the telephone. Two FIRs have been lodged against the Bharatiya Janata Party leader in Jharkhand.
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 12:54pm -
  • newCredit Suisse upgrades Mahindra & Mahindra to 'outperform'

    Credit Suisse upgrades Mahindra & Mahindra to 'outperform'

    Reuters Market Eye - Credit Suisse upgrades Mahindra and Mahindra(M&M) to "outperform" from "neutral," saying its four-wheeler autos and commercial vehicles will benefit from even a short-lived economic recovery, while the auto-maker has "undemanding valuations." The investment bank still has Maruti Suzuki India Ltd as its preferred pick saying it had done "an excellent job of maintaining its marketshare and stands out on all parameters needed to succeed in India. ...
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 12:53pm -
  • newGreat to be compared to Aamir, SRK : Saqib Saleem
    Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Saqib Saleem is just four movies old and people have already started comparing the young actor to suprestars like Aamir Khan and Shah Rukh Khan. Saqib is undoubtedly enjoying it. While Aamir played a teacher in "Taare Zameen Par," SRK essayed the role of a hockey coach in "Chak De India." And soon, Saqib will be seen as a skating coach in his forthcoming film "Hawaa Hawaai".
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 12:34pm -
  • newI can't be Azam Khan and not follow EC's order: Giriraj Singh
    Patna, Apr.23 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Giriraj Singh, who has been banned by the Election Commission from campaigning in Bihar and Jharkhand for his highly inflammatory speeches, said Wednesday that he will follow the poll body's directive, as he is not like Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan, who had refused to apologise for his hate speech. "I am not Azam Khan, who has refused to abide by the law. "I will follow every direction of the Election Commission, and will appeal t…
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 12:10pm -
  • newSri Lanka to deport British tourist over Buddha tattoo
    London, Apr. 23 (ANI): Sri Lanka is set to deport a British tourist because of a tattoo of Buddha on her arm.
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 10:50am -
  • newIndia-born technocrat joins battle with top US broadcasters
    Washington, April 23 (IANS) In what has been dubbed as a David vs Goliath case, an India-born technocrat has taken America's largest broadcasters, who claim his start-up's television streaming service is a theft, to the Supreme Court. The apex court Tuesday heard arguments from the attorney of Aereo, an online TV platform founded by Chaitanya 'Chet' Kanojia, in defence of the legality of its television streaming service and explaining the logic underpinning it. The arguments summarised two years…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 10:12am -
  • newSunil Chhetri’s club record can no longer be questioned

    Sunil Chhetri’s club record can no longer be questioned

    India captain Sunil Chhetri has been criticised over the years for his form at club level. That criticism has mainly come from the Bengali media of Kolkata as the striker could never help a club from the City of Joy win the league title despite spending five and a half seasons there for three different […]
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 9:56am -
  • newSangakkara, Jayawardene to face disciplinary action over 'public' criticism of SLC officials
    Johannesburg, Apr 23 (ANI): Sri Lankan veterans Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene will reportedly face disciplinary action for their public criticism of cricket board officials in a dispute over their retirement from Twenty20 internationals. On their return home from the World T20 triumph in Bangladesh, the duo hit out at board officials who criticized them for announcing their retirement from the shortest format of the game to the media before discussing it with officials, in a news confe…
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 9:45am -
  • newFarbrace expected to be named England's assistant coach after quitting Sri Lanka job
    London, Apr 23 (ANI): Former England cricketer Paul Farbrace is reportedly expected to be named as England's new assistant coach after he resigned from the position of Sri Lanka's head coach after just a few months of joining. The former Kent wicket-keeper, who had signed a two-year term with Sri Lanka that was to include the 2015 World Cup, has been linked to the post of assistant coach to Peter Moores, who was named England's chief coach last week replacing Andy Flower.
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 9:45am -
  • newGold hovers near 2-1/2 month lows on firm equities, fund outflows

    Gold hovers near 2-1/2 month lows on firm equities, fund outflows

    By A. Ananthalakshmi SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Gold was steady but near its lowest in more than two months on Wednesday, with stronger equities denting the metal's safe-haven appeal and outflows from bullion funds showing weak investor appetite. Spot gold was trading flat at $1,284.49 an ounce by 0321 GMT. But if we break that level, we are going to fall to $1,250," said Yuichi Ikemizu, branch manager for Standard Bank in Tokyo. SPDR Gold Trust, the world's largest gold-backed exchange-traded fund a…
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 9:34am -
  • newIron ore mining likely to restart in January in Goa

    Iron ore mining likely to restart in January in Goa

    By Siddesh Mayenkar MUMBAI (Reuters) - Mining in top iron ore-exporting state of Goa is likely to restart in January next year once all companies have obtained environment and forest clearances from the federal government, a state government source said on Tuesday. The Supreme Court lifted a 19-month old ban on mining in Goa on Monday, although it capped annual output in the state at 20 million tonnes. More supply from Goa, which exports nearly all its output, is likely to add to an expected sur…
    - 7 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 9:07am -
  • newATP Barcelona Open results
    Barcelona, April 23 (IANS) The results from the ATP Barcelona Open Tuesday were as follows, according to Xinhua.
    - 12 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 3:40am -
  • newCongress defends Vadra, says BJP leveling cheap allegations against members of Gandhi family
    New Delhi, Apr. 22 (ANI): Congress Party spokesman Randeep Surjewala on Tuesday, told reporters that in the last two years, it has been seen that Modi and some leaders of the BJP have been levelling cheap allegations against-different members- of the Gandhi family despite knowing that there is no truth in those allegations. "They have resorted to politics of malicious persecution with a revengeful attitude aimed at members of the Gandhi family knowing fully well that neither there is any truth i…
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 10:04pm -
  • newModi slams anti-Muslim remarks, ally defiant

    Modi slams anti-Muslim remarks, ally defiant

    By Rajesh Kumar Singh NEW DELHI (Reuters) - BJP leader Narendra Modi sought to calm fears for religious minorities under his rule on Tuesday, saying he would represent all Indians if they voted for him or not in the current general election. Modi, prime ministerial candidate for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and favourite to become India's next leader, is running on a platform of reviving an economy going through its worst slowdown since the 1980s. But half-way through a five-week campaign to…
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 9:48pm -
  • newSC names three-member panel to enforce roads safety laws
    New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Terming Indian roads "giant killers" demanding immediate attention and remedial action, the Supreme Court Tuesday appointed a three-member committee to scrutinise and monitor enforcement of statutory provisions including the Motor Vehicles Act for making roads safer. "Indian roads have proved to be giant killers demanding immediate attention and remedial action. Such attention and necessary intervention, in the first instance, is required to be made by the concerned go…
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 9:44pm -
  • newAFC Cup Preview: New Radiant vs Churchill Brothers

    AFC Cup Preview: New Radiant vs Churchill Brothers

    Venue: Galolhu National Stadium, Male Kickoff: Wednesday, April 23 2014, 18:30 IST Out of contention Churchill Brothers won 3-0 when the sides met in Goa back in MarchPhoto Credit: Churchill Brothers It has been a dismal AFC Cup campaign for New Radiant as they have already been eliminated with just three points from five matches. […]
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 9:19pm -
  • newGiriraj Singh banned by EC from campaigning in Bihar, Jharkhand
    New Delhi, Apr. 22 (ANI): The Election Commission on Tuesday, banned the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Giriraj Singh from campaigning in Bihar and Jharkhand for his highly inflammatory speeches.
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 9:14pm -
  • newToyota India resumes operations as workers return
    Bangalore, April 22 (IANS) Toyota India's twin car plants resumed full operations Tuesday after its striking unionised employees returned to work after a 36-day stand-off with management over wage hike and other issues. "All workmen have come to work as planned," Toyota Kirloskar Motor Ltd said in a terse statement hours after the employees entered the factory at Bidadi, about 30km from here, for the morning and evening shift. Of the 6,400 employees, 4, 200 are members of the Toyota Kirloskar Mo…
    - 19 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 8:50pm -
  • newHooda's father figures in book of records
    Chandigarh, April 22 (IANS) The Limca Book of Records has included the name of Ranbir Singh, father of Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, for his national record of being member of seven different legislatures.
    - 19 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 8:42pm -
  • newBJP trying to create tension between communities, says Congress leader B. K. Hariprasad
    Raipur (Chhattisgarh), Apr. 22 (ANI): A leader of Congress party, B.K. Hariprasad, attacked the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday and said members of BJP were trying to trigger tensions between communities. Slamming statement of BJP leader Giriraj Singh, who had said that people who oppose BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi have no place in India and should go to Pakistan , Hariprasad said real faces of BJP's leaders were being revealed now.
    - 20 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 7:35pm -
  • newSC sets April 29 as next date for hearing of IPL corruption issue
    New Delhi, Apr. 22 (ANI): Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) Secretary Aditya Verma on Tuesday said the Supreme Court has set April 29 as the next date for hearing the IPL corruption issue, and directed the Justice Mudgal Committee to specify the terms and modalities for carrying the probe forward. "The Supreme Court has given time to the Mudgal panel on specifying the modalities of conducting the probe until next Tuesday, as their senior counsel were busy in another court. Hence, the court aske…
    - 20 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 7:35pm -
  • newUNICEF organises national Urdu editors' conference on routine immunization
    New Delhi, Apr.22 (ANI): UNICEF in partnership with Shikhar organized the Second National Urdu Editors' Conference on Routine Immunization in the capital today. The day-long brainstorming focused on how various stakeholders, including media, can highlight the importance of vaccination for saving children's lives. While India has one of the largest immunization programs in the world, (in terms of number of number of children covered and geographical reach), it still reports deaths of about 1.4 mi…
    - 20 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 7:35pm -
  • newPakistan test-fires nuclear-capable Hatf-III missile
    Islamabad, Apr.22 (ANI): Pakistan on Tuesday successfully test-fired Hatf-III (Ghaznavi), a short-range surface-to-surface ballistic missile capable of carrying nuclear and conventional warheads to a range of 290 kilometres, that could cover parts of India.
    - 20 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 7:35pm -
  • newChinese Army team on two-day visit to India
    New Delhi, Apr.22 (ANI): Lieutenant General Qi Jianguo, Deputy Chief of General Staff (Operations), PLA China arrived in New Delhi on Tuesday along with an eight member delegation for a two day visit. The two sides exchanged views on various issues of mutual interest such as maintenance of peace and tranquility along Line of Actual Control and enhancing mutual cooperation and understanding between the armies of India and China. Measures for implementation of existing Bilateral Agreements were al…
    - 20 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 7:35pm -
  • newMinister expresses concern over Bangladesh being affected by climate change
    Dhaka, Apr.22 (ANI): Bangladesh Environment and Forest Minister Anwar Hossain Manju has expressed his concern over climate change owing to rising sea levels, which he warned could easily wipe away rebuilt life. He called for a review of programmes aimed at improving resilience to natural disasters. A new scientific report released by the World Bank Group has indicated that Bangladesh will be among the most affected countries in South Asia by an expected 2 Degree C rise in the world's average tem…
    - 20 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 7:35pm -

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  • Rupee tumbles by 90 paise vs dollar in late morning trade
    The Indian rupee dropped sharply by 90 paise to 66.90 against the American currency in the late morning trade on Tuesday on persistent dollar demand from banks and importers on the back of firm dollar in overseas amidst sudden fall in equity market.
    - 3 Sep 13, 12:15pm -
  • Rupee tumbles by 90 paise vs dollar in late morning trade
    The Indian rupee dropped sharply by 90 paise to 66.90 against the American currency in the late morning trade on Tuesday on persistent dollar demand from banks and importers on the back of firm dollar in overseas amidst sudden fall in equity market.
    - 3 Sep 13, 12:14pm -
  • SC admits judgement on CIC mistake of law, recalls verdict
    The Supreme Court on Tuesday recalled an order and admitted that it committed a "mistake of law" by directing that only sitting or retired high court chief justices or an apex court judge could head the central and state information commissions.
    - 3 Sep 13, 12:11pm -
  • Asaram sent to jail, to move bail plea on Tuesday
    Self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl at his ashram in Jodhpur, was behind bars after he was remanded in 14-day judicial custody by a local court.
    - 3 Sep 13, 12:07pm -
  • 2G: SC rejects pleas for recalling its orders
    The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected the pleas of the accused in the 2G spectrum case seeking recall of its two orders barring the high court from hearing the matters arising out of the scam.
    - 3 Sep 13, 12:06pm -
  • 2G: SC rejects pleas for recalling its orders
    The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected the pleas of the accused in the 2G spectrum case seeking recall of its two orders barring the high court from hearing the matters arising out of the scam.
    - 3 Sep 13, 12:06pm -
  • Microsoft to acquire Nokia's handset biz for USD 7.17 bn
    Software giant Microsoft said it will acquire Finnish handset maker Nokia's handset business for 5.44 billion euros (USD 7.17 billion) in cash, in an effort to strengthen its position in the smartphone market.
    - 3 Sep 13, 12:01pm -
  • Microsoft to acquire Nokia's handset biz for USD 7.17 bn
    Software giant Microsoft said it will acquire Finnish handset maker Nokia's handset business for 5.44 billion euros (USD 7.17 billion) in cash, in an effort to strengthen its position in the smartphone market.
    - 3 Sep 13, 12:01pm -
  • Federer stunned while Nadal rolls on at US Open
    Roger Federer crashed out of the US Open in the fourth round while Rafael Nadal captured his 19th hardcourt win in a row to reach the quarter-finals without having allowed a service break.
    - 3 Sep 13, 11:25am -
  • Divij Sharan bows out of US Open
    Divij Sharan's US Open came to an end after the Indian and his Chinese Taipei partner Yen-Hsun Lu went down fighting to Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi and Jean-Julien Rojer in the men's doubles third round in New York.
    - 3 Sep 13, 11:11am -
  • Asaram sent to jail, to move bail plea on Tuesday
    Self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl at his ashram in Jodhpur, was behind bars after he was remanded in 14-day judicial custody by a local court.
    - 3 Sep 13, 10:50am -
  • Landmark Food Security Bill gets Parliament nod
    Ushering in the biggest programme in the world to fight hunger, Parliament on Monday gave its nod to the landmark Food Security Bill which seeks to provide highly subsidised foodgrains to the country's two-third population as a right.
    - 3 Sep 13, 10:49am -
  • Runners-up finish for India in Asia Cup
    India made a spirited fightback in the second half but failed to earn a direct berth in next year's hockey World Cup as they lost the high-scoring summit clash 3-4 to defending champions South Korea, in Ipoh on Monday.
    - 2 Sep 13, 9:00pm -
  • Nat Sports Awards presented; Sodhi conferred Khel Ratna
    The National Sports Awards were presented on Saturday to the country's top athletes and coaches with shooter Ronjan Sodhi getting the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna - India's highest sporting honour, while cricketer Virat Kohli was among the Arjuna awardees.
    - 2 Sep 13, 9:00pm -
  • First time in 50 years: Eng to host India for 5 Tests
    England has agreed to host India for five Test matches, for the first time in 50 years, when the team lands in London for a long series which will also include five ODIs and a Twenty20 International next year.
    - 2 Sep 13, 8:50pm -
  • Nigeria: Suspected Boko Haram attacks kill 38
    At least 38 people have been killed in weekend attacks in Nigeria by suspected Boko Haram insurgents, and another 34 are missing, local officials said on Sunday.
    - 2 Sep 13, 8:40pm -
  • Obama backs strike on Syria but wants Congress approval
    In a surprise move, US President Barack Obama has sought congressional approval for limited military intervention in Syria to win more support for his plan to punish the Bashar al-Assad regime for its alleged use of chemical weapons.
    - 2 Sep 13, 8:40pm -
  • Hasina hints at polls in Bangladesh before January 24
    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday hinted that Bangladesh's next general election could be held at any time in the three-month period before the term of parliament ends on January 24.
    - 2 Sep 13, 8:35pm -
  • Daunting task ahead of Rajan as new RBI governor
    Declining value of Rupee, widening Current Account Deficit (CAD) and the impact of likely tapering of US bond purchases are some of the key issues which will keep Raghuram Rajan busy after he takes charge as RBI Governor on Wednesday.
    - 2 Sep 13, 8:29pm -
  • Daunting task ahead of Rajan as new RBI governor
    Declining value of Rupee, widening Current Account Deficit (CAD) and the impact of likely tapering of US bond purchases are some of the key issues which will keep Raghuram Rajan busy after he takes charge as RBI Governor on Wednesday.
    - 2 Sep 13, 8:29pm -
  • Brotherhood demands fact-finding panel for detainees
    Amid a security crackdown on its members, Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood has demanded the formation of an independent fact-finding committee to carry out surprise inspections of detention centres and investigate all violations committed against prisoners.
    - 2 Sep 13, 8:26pm -
  • C-17 heavy-lift transport plane inducted into IAF
    Giving a major thrust to IAF's capability to swiftly move troops and tanks to battle fronts, Def Min A K Antony formally inducted its biggest 70-tonne C-17 heavy-lift transport aircraft into service at the Hindon Air Base on Monday.
    - 2 Sep 13, 8:26pm -
  • Moily: No proposal for night curfew at petrol pumps
    Slammed over a proposal to shut petrol pumps at night to taper fuel demand, Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily on Monday beat a hasty retreat, saying there is no move to limit petrol and diesel sales at retail outlets.
    - 2 Sep 13, 8:25pm -
  • Moily: No proposal for night curfew at petrol pumps
    Slammed over a proposal to shut petrol pumps at night to taper fuel demand, Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily on Monday beat a hasty retreat, saying there is no move to limit petrol and diesel sales at retail outlets.
    - 2 Sep 13, 8:24pm -
  • Citizens' right to privacy should be protected: President
    Lauding the role of Right to Information Act in promoting transparency, President Pranab Mukherjee has stressed on adequate safeguards to protect the "inviolable rights to privacy" of a citizen.
    - 2 Sep 13, 8:24pm -
  • Telangana issue rocks Parl, 9 MPs suspended
    Parliament was rocked by Telangana issue again on Monday, prompting Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar to take the unprecedented step of suspending nine members from Andhra Pradesh for five days, the second time in the same session.
    - 2 Sep 13, 8:24pm -
  • Telangana issue rocks Parl, 9 MPs suspended
    Parliament was rocked by Telangana issue again on Monday, prompting Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar to take the unprecedented step of suspending nine members from Andhra Pradesh for five days, the second time in the same session.
    - 2 Sep 13, 8:23pm -
  • Sahara blames SEBI in SC for imbroglio in paying investors
    The Sahara group today blamed SEBI for acting in haste against it on the issue of refunding Rs 24,000 crore to investors and asked the Supreme Court to pass an order to help it get out of the imbroglio.
    - 2 Sep 13, 7:53pm -
  • 2G case: Court dismisses joint trial pleas
    A Delhi court on Monday dismissed separate pleas of Essar Teleholdings Ltd (ETHL) and another accused in 2G spectrum scam case seeking a joint trial in the case.
    - 2 Sep 13, 7:52pm -
  • Subbarao to bid adieu after 5 stormy years
    Career bureaucrat-turned-banker D Subbarao demits office on Wednesday after a 5-year stint as RBI Governor during a tumultuous period of global financial stress that has left rupee plumbing new depths, falling economic growth and high inflation.
    - 2 Sep 13, 7:40pm -
  • RBI zeroes in on 5 for panel to screen applications of new banks
    The Reserve Bank is understood to have zeroed in on five names for setting up a high-level panel of experts from the banking and financial sector to screen applications of the 26 aspirants for new banking licences.
    - 2 Sep 13, 7:32pm -
  • SC seeks Centre's reply on plea to ban pentavalent vaccine
    The Supreme Court has sought response from the Centre on a PIL seeking its direction to ban use of pentavalent vaccine, which prevents diseases like Hepatitis-B and diphtheria in children.
    - 2 Sep 13, 7:26pm -
  • Merkel hits out at Russia and China over Syria stand
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel hit out at Russia and China over their stance in the Syrian crisis, saying in an interview published on Saturday that their action weakened the United Nations.
    - 2 Sep 13, 7:17pm -
  • Sri Lanka turning authoritarian: UN human rights chief
    UN human rights Chief Navi Pillay on Saturday criticised the Sri Lankan government, saying the country is becoming "increasingly authoritarian" despite the end of a civil war four years ago.
    - 2 Sep 13, 7:17pm -
  • Syria asks UN to prevent aggression against it
    Syria has appealed to the United Nations to try to "prevent any aggression" against it, even as US President Barack Obama on Monday lobbied with war-weary lawmakers to convince them for a limited military strike.
    - 2 Sep 13, 7:15pm -
  • Tornado rips through eastern Japan, injures dozens
    A tornado ripped through parts of eastern Japan on Monday, injuring several dozen people, tearing off roofs and uprooting buildings.
    - 2 Sep 13, 7:15pm -
  • Tornado rips through eastern Japan, injures dozens
    A tornado ripped through parts of eastern Japan on Monday, injuring several dozen people, tearing off roofs and uprooting buildings.
    - 2 Sep 13, 7:14pm -
  • Lal Masjid operation: Case filed against Musharraf
    In fresh trouble for Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, a case was on Monday filed against him for the murder of cleric Abdul Rasheed and his mother during the infamous Lal Masjid operation.
    - 2 Sep 13, 7:14pm -
  • Syria asks UN to prevent aggression against it
    Syria has appealed to the United Nations to try to "prevent any aggression" against it, even as US President Barack Obama on Monday lobbied with war-weary lawmakers to convince them for a limited military strike.
    - 2 Sep 13, 7:14pm -
  • Citizens' right to privacy should be protected: President
    Lauding the role of Right to Information Act in promoting transparency, President Pranab Mukherjee has stressed on adequate safeguards to protect the "inviolable rights to privacy" of a citizen.
    - 2 Sep 13, 7:13pm -
  • Bhatkal took advantage of free passage at Indo-Nepal border
    Arrested Indian Mujahideen operative Yasin Bhatkal and his associate used to take advantage of the unhindered passage on the Indo-Nepal border, 110 km of which lay in Bihar.
    - 2 Sep 13, 7:06pm -
  • Lal Masjid operation: Case filed against Musharraf
    In fresh trouble for Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, a case was on Monday filed against him for the murder of cleric Abdul Rasheed and his mother during the infamous Lal Masjid operation.
    - 2 Sep 13, 7:05pm -
  • Economic deceleration on expected lines: Planning Commission
    The Planning Commission on Friday said the deceleration in economic growth in the first quarter was on expected lines and it may improve in the second half of the fiscal.
    - 2 Sep 13, 5:41pm -
  • Mumbai gangrape: Cops want accused to undergo TIP soon
    Mumbai police plans to conduct test identification parade of the five accused in the photojournalist gangrape case as soon as they are remanded in judicial custody.
    - 2 Sep 13, 1:53pm -
  • Obama backs strike on Syria but wants Congress approval
    In a surprise move, US President Barack Obama has sought congressional approval for limited military intervention in Syria to win more support for his plan to punish the Bashar al-Assad regime for its alleged use of chemical weapons.
    - 2 Sep 13, 1:43pm -
  • Hyderabad Hotshots clinch inaugural IBL title
    Olympic medalist Saina Nehwal-led Hyderabad Hotshots emerged as the champion of the inaugural Indian Badminton League (IBL) when they downed Awadhe Warriors 3-1 in the final matches which was held at the NSCI Stadium, Mumbai on Saturday.
    - 1 Sep 13, 8:13am -
  • US for "narrow" strike against Syria; Russia dismisses chemical weapons use
    The US moved closer to military intervention in Syria with President Barack Obama saying he was considering a "limited, narrow" strike without involving ground forces even as Russia dismissed claims about the use of chemical weapons by the Assad regime as "utter nonsense."
    - 31 Aug 13, 9:35pm -
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  • newNepal moves to ease tension among Sherpas after Everest disaster

    Nepal moves to ease tension among Sherpas after Everest disaster

    KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's government decided on Wednesday to send a delegation of officials to the base camp of Mount Everest to cool anger among Sherpas over its response to last week's deadly ice avalanche in which at least 13 guides were killed.
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 1:22pm -
  • newAustralia vows to keep searching to solve missing Malaysian plane mystery

    Australia vows to keep searching to solve missing Malaysian plane mystery

    PERTH Australia (Reuters) - Australia vowed on Wednesday to keep searching for a missing Malaysian plane despite no sign of wreckage after almost seven weeks, and as bad weather again grounded aircraft and an undersea drone neared the end of its first full mission.
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 12:11pm -
  • newTeen who stowed away on Hawaii flight resting in hospital

    Teen who stowed away on Hawaii flight resting in hospital

    REUTERS - A teenage boy who stowed away on a flight from California to Hawaii in the frozen, oxygen-deprived wheel well of a passenger jet was resting in hospital on Tuesday, two days after his death-defying jaunt over the Pacific, a Hawaii official said.
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 11:33am -
  • newLytro unveils a more sophisticated 'light-field' camera

    Lytro unveils a more sophisticated 'light-field' camera

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - In 2011, Lytro Inc dazzled the consumer gadget world when it introduced a pocket flashlight-sized gizmo that could take "living" pictures - images that could be refocused after the shutter clicked.
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 10:20am -
  • newObama reassures Japan, other allies on China ahead of visit

    Obama reassures Japan, other allies on China ahead of visit

    TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama has said Washington welcomes China's rise but that engagement with Beijing would not come at the expense of its Asian allies - as Chinese state media greeted his imminent arrival in the region with a broadside accusing the United States of wanting to "cage" the emerging superpower.
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 9:55am -
  • newAllegations of teen sex abuse by three Hollywood execs denied

    Allegations of teen sex abuse by three Hollywood execs denied

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - One of three Hollywood executives accused of sexually abusing a teenaged boy in the 1990s on Tuesday flatly denied the allegations, while an attorney for the second said they were "demonstrably untrue" and a representative for the third called them "without merit."
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 9:34am -
  • newUkraine president calls for new anti-rebel offensive as crisis deal falters

    Ukraine president calls for new anti-rebel offensive as crisis deal falters

    KIEV/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Ukraine's acting president, Oleksander Turchinov, called on Tuesday for government forces to relaunch an offensive against pro-Russian rebels after a local politician from his own party was found dead with signs of torture.
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 9:30am -
  • newGoogle extends reach into mobile apps with new ad feature

    Google extends reach into mobile apps with new ad feature

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Google Inc will allow marketers to run online ads that send consumers to a page directly inside a mobile app, furthering the Internet company's effort to extend its multibillion-dollar advertising business to smartphones.
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 9:26am -
  • newKorean prosecutors raid ferry firm founder's home

    Korean prosecutors raid ferry firm founder's home

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean prosecutors investigating the fatal sinking of the Sewol ferry on Wednesday raided the home of Yoo Byung-un, the head of a family that owns the Chonghaejin Marine Co. Ltd, the company that operated the vessel.
    - 7 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 8:56am -
  • newUnited must move fast with vital window looming

    United must move fast with vital window looming

    LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester United must move quickly to appoint a new manager and give him maximum time to operate in what will be a critical transfer window for the club.
    - 7 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 8:16am -
  • newMan United act to halt slide as power shifts back to Liverpool

    Man United act to halt slide as power shifts back to Liverpool

    LONDON (Reuters) - The balance of power in English soccer has shifted from one famous U.S.-owned club to another, with Liverpool on course to win the league for the first time in 24 years while rivals Manchester United are in disarray and seeking a new manager.
    - 16 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 11:15pm -
  • newBiden warns on Ukraine accord as Russia refuses to be rushed

    Biden warns on Ukraine accord as Russia refuses to be rushed

    KIEV/MOSCOW (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden told Russia on Tuesday that "time is short" for action on defusing the crisis in eastern Ukraine, but Moscow refused to be rushed, saying it could handle any tougher economic sanctions the West might impose.
    - 17 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 10:52pm -
  • newMoyes axed by Man Utd after season of failure

    Moyes axed by Man Utd after season of failure

    LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester United's succession planning for life after Alex Ferguson was left in tatters on Tuesday as manager David Moyes was sacked after 10 troubled months that brought failure and frustration to a club grown used to seamless success.
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 9:58pm -
  • newModi slams anti-Muslim remarks, ally defiant

    Modi slams anti-Muslim remarks, ally defiant

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - BJP leader Narendra Modi sought to calm fears for religious minorities under his rule on Tuesday, saying he would represent all Indians if they voted for him or not in the current general election.
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 9:48pm -
  • newSaudi watchdog to regulate homegrown YouTube shows - newspaper

    Saudi watchdog to regulate homegrown YouTube shows - newspaper

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia plans to regulate local companies that screen shows on YouTube , a senior official was quoted as saying in local media on Tuesday - a move that could stifle its nascent creative industries.
    - 19 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 8:53pm -
  • newBiden warns on Ukraine as Russia dismisses sanctions threat

    Biden warns on Ukraine as Russia dismisses sanctions threat

    KIEV/MOSCOW (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden told Russia on Tuesday that "time is short" for action on defusing the crisis in eastern Ukraine, but Moscow said it could handle any tougher economic sanctions the West might impose.
    - 19 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 8:32pm -
  • newNepal government meets sherpas' demands after deadly avalanche

    Nepal government meets sherpas' demands after deadly avalanche

    KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's government agreed on Tuesday to compensation demands for Mount Everest sherpas, after the single deadliest avalanche on the world's highest mountain killed at least 13 guides.
    - 20 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 7:59pm -
  • newModi condemns anti-Muslim remarks; colleague defiant

    Modi condemns anti-Muslim remarks; colleague defiant

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - BJP leader Narendra Modi on Tuesday sought to calm fears about the future of religious minorities under his rule, saying his government would represent all Indians whether they voted for him or not in an ongoing general election.
    - 20 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 7:32pm -
  • newBigoted teachers lead marginalised Indian school kids to drop out - HRW

    Bigoted teachers lead marginalised Indian school kids to drop out - HRW

    NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A law making education free and compulsory for all Indian children is failing millions of low caste, tribal and Muslim children who are dropping out of school because of rampant discrimination, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Tuesday.
    - 21 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 6:34pm -
  • newNo joke for United now as Moyes leaves Old Trafford

    No joke for United now as Moyes leaves Old Trafford

    LONDON (Reuters) - After the announcement was made last May that David Moyes was to succeed Alex Ferguson as Manchester United's new manager, United, with the title already secured, had two more games to play before the end of the season.
    - 22 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 5:13pm -
  • newMoyes sacked by Man Utd after less than a season

    Moyes sacked by Man Utd after less than a season

    LONDON (Reuters) - David Moyes's troubled reign at Manchester United came to an abrupt end on Tuesday when the Scot was sacked after a hugely disappointing 10-month spell as manager after replacing Alex Ferguson last July.
    - 23 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 4:58pm -
  • newIn Bellary, nexus between politics and crime plays out

    In Bellary, nexus between politics and crime plays out

    BELLARY, Karnataka (Reuters) - Stooping to feed grain to a black cow as a religious offering at his unfinished mansion, politician and rags-to-riches millionaire B. Sreeramulu may need help from the gods if he is to win a hard-fought race for the parliamentary seat of Bellary.
    - 23 hours ago, 22 Apr 14, 4:31pm -
  • First sign of S.Korea ferry disaster was call from a frightened boy

    First sign of S.Korea ferry disaster was call from a frightened boy

    SEOUL (Reuters) - The first distress call from a sinking South Korean ferry was made by a boy with a shaking voice, three minutes after the vessel made its fateful last turn.
    - 1 day ago, 22 Apr 14, 3:16pm -
  • Van Gaal installed as favourite to replace Moyes

    Van Gaal installed as favourite to replace Moyes

    REUTERS - Netherlands head coach Louis Van Gaal was quickly installed as the bookmakers' favourite to succeed David Moyes as Manchester United manager after the English Premier League club announced the end of the Scot's ill-fated spell in charge on Tuesday.
    - 1 day ago, 22 Apr 14, 3:16pm -
  • Moyes departs Manchester United after less than a season

    Moyes departs Manchester United after less than a season

    MANCHESTER England (Reuters) - LONDON, April 22 (Reuters) - David Moyes's troubled reign at Old Trafford came to an abrupt end on Tuesday when the Scot was sacked after a hugely disappointing 10-month spell as manager after replacing Alex Ferguson last July.
    - 1 day ago, 22 Apr 14, 3:14pm -