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Three dead, many feared trapped in Hyderabad building collapse

Construction of the building was recently completed but workers were still laying tiles and completing plumbing work.


Dear government, cashless society doesn’t mean cashless ATMs

Though govt claims 95% of ATMs have been re-calibrated, most of them still don’t have cash; authorities propose plan to boost digital payments.   

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Opposition protests zero import duty on wheat, says it's anti-farmer

Congress, BSP, SP, JD-U and Left members alleged that the move to slash import duty on wheat from 10 per cent to zero

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I-T dept seizes Rs 106 crore, 127 kg gold in Chennai

A contractor working with the state government has claimed the entire money and the gold as his own.

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How demonetisation was kept a closely guarded secret?

The announcement that caused chaos throughout showed Modi was willing to act quickly, despite high risks.

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Scrapped notes run the show in Nagaland

According to government estimates Nagaland has been visited by over 80,000 tourists in the last one week.

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Bank manager confined, thrashed by irate customers in Muzaffarnagar

An FIR has been registered against 20 persons, including four identified accused, for assaulting the bank official.

A cashier displays the new 2000 Indian rupee banknotes inside a bank in Jammu, November 15, 2016. | REUTERS

MEA seeks prioritization of withdrawal by foreign embassies’ staffers

MEA is waiting to hear from the committee set up by the FM to look into the problems faced by the Foreign Embassies.

Militants loot over Rs 13 lakhs from bank in Jammu and Kashmir

The police official said the militants also thrashed some bank employees and broke few computers during the robbery.


Nervousness never lets me be overconfident: Vaani Kapoor

She ventured into Bollywood in 2013 with "Shuddh Desi Romance" and now, three years later, has bagged a film directed by Aditya Chopra.

Vaani Kapoor (Photo | IANS)
Tom Hanks' son secretly welcomes daughter

Tom Hanks’ son Chet Hanks recently shared on social media that he secretly welcomed a baby girl.

Chet Hanks between Tom Hanks (left) and his wife. (Photo | AP)
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Dino Morea to do ramp walk with pets

The festival will start on December 17 at NSIC Ground.

What if your number is mistaken as Aamir's? 

It started when he got an LIC policy through a contact.

Actor Aamir Khan (Photo | AFP)
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Dale Steyn backs de Villiers to return as Proteas captain once fit

South Africa pace spearhead Dale Steyn has backed AB de Villiers, who is currently recovering from an elbow injury.


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Nico Rosberg hits back at Niki Lauda’s comments

Nico Rosberg issued a stinging rebuke to Niki Lauda after he slammed the former for leaving the team in the lurch.


Real Madrid star striker Cristiano Ronaldo | AP
Ronaldo no dummy as he targets world treble

Cristiano Ronaldo will have little time for "cyber clones" when the Real Madrid superstar arrives in Japan next week.


Aditya Mehta (right), winner of the VIP Matrix Invitational Snooker Championship, with the runner-up Sourav Kothari in Chennai on Thursday
Kothari faces tough choice post final loss

National champion Sourav Kothari had the best chance to convert it to gold in Bengaluru.


Karun Chandhok (left) also tweeted his interest after seeing the Mercedes advertisement; part of the ad lists the perks that come with the job
Champs Mercedes taking the funny route to fill Rosberg-shaped vacancy

The German F1 team, on Thursday, tweeted out an ad that they are putting out in the next edition.

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England's players celebrate the wicket of Indian batsman Kannur Lokesh Rahul, second from left, on the second day of the fourth cricket test match. (Photo | AP)

KL Rahul falls as England manages to turn things around

Things didn’t quite turn India’s way even though the ball spun and England were all out shortly after lunch on Day 2. 

Indian bowler Ravichandran Ashwin, left, celebrates the wicket of England's batsman Joe Root, right, with his team players.(Photo | AP)

Ashwin hits back after debutant's century

India came back when Moeen tried to sweep Ashwin from outside off stump and top-edged the ball to square-leg.

India's Cheteshwar Pujara helps the Umpire Paul Reiffel after he fell down during the first day of the fourth Test match between India and England in Mumbai on Thursday. | PTI

Umpire Reiffel suffers head injury, taken to hospital

On-field umpire Paul Reiffel was forced to leave the field today for medical attention.

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Lost and found: Japan tags dementia sufferers with barcodes

A Japanese city has introduced a novel way to keep track of senior citizens with dementia who are prone to getting lost.

ISIS launches 'Agony Uncle' radio show for jihadists

One such question asked during the show was whether it is permissible for women to watch ISIS videos.

Train carrying BMWs derails, 97 cars damaged

No one was hurt but two locomotives were damaged along with the cars.

All thoughts known to one consciousness

There was a game we played as children.

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Ruling the realism roost

Director Gautham Menon doesn’t write scripts for heroes.He lets stories evolve and writes without having a specific idea.

A growing number of novelists is marrying words and pictures with new ideas and characters.


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