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SC convicts Sasikala; dashes her hopes of becoming Tamil Nadu CM

New Delhi: The Supreme Court,¬†on February 14,¬†convicted AIADMK general secretary V.K. Sasikala (61) ‚Äď who has been insisting on being invited to form government...

Major among 4 soldiers killed, 4 militants gunned down in Kashmir gunbattles

Srinagar: Four Army men, including a Major, and four militants were killed in two separate gunbattles in north Kashmir’s Bandipora and Handwara on February...

India saw maximum bombings across globe in 2016: report

New Delhi: India witnessed the maximum bombings in the world last year, even more than war-torn Iraq and Afghanistan, according to a report. There were...

People not obliged to stand up if anthem is played in middle of film:...

NEW DELHI: There is no need to compulsorily stand up when the national anthem is sung or played as part of a film or documentary, the Supreme...

Couple in Surat marries in just 16 minutes!

Surat:¬†Proverb in Hindi ‚ÄėChatt Mangni , Patt Biyaah‚Äô actually happened at Surat on February 13, when a Patidar couple got married in most simple...

Mumbai lover gets arrested for decorating car with Rs 2000 notes on Valentine’s Day

Mumbai: Flaunting his feelings for his girlfriend cost a man in Mumbai more than he bargained for. A love-struck man in the city plastered...

Anil Ambani firm to service over 100 U.S. Navy ships

Mumbai: Anil Ambani group's Reliance Defence and Engineering has inked a major contract with the U.S. Navy to provide repair and alteration services for...

Karnataka state assembly legalizes Kambala

BENGALURU: The Karnataka state legislature on Monday legalized Kambala, bull runs and bullock cart races as traditional sports and exempted them from the prevention of...

Gangotri women build their own road

UTTARAKASHI: The women here are convinced political parties don't spare a moment for their problems. No candidate talks about issues troubling them. And yes,...

Mumbai based photographer wins World Press Photo award in Nature category

MUMBAI: A Mumbai based wildlife photographer, Nayan Khanolkar, has won the second prize in the coveted World Press Photo Awards 2017, by featuring a prowling leopard on...