Policeman killed in Bangladesh Eid congregation blasts (Lead)

Policeman killed in Bangladesh Eid congregation blasts

Dhaka, July 7 - A policeman was killed and 12 others injured on Thursday during blasts near Sholakia ground at Kishoreganj district, before Eid prayers began at Bangladesh’s largest congregation.Police constable Jahurul...
Facebook inks deals with celebrities, publishers to boost 'Live'

Facebook inks deals with celebrities, publishers to boost ‘Live’

New York, June 22 - In a move to popularise video streaming feature Facebook Live among its 1.65 billion users, the social networking giant has signed deals with nearly 140 media companies...
trees destroyed in Mathura violence

Thousands of trees destroyed in Mathura violence

Mathura, June 8 - Thousands of trees were destroyed, many charred, in the violence that erupted last week following exchange of fire between police and squatters at Jawahar Bagh in Mathura.Uttar Pradesh...
The mystique of Marilyn Monroe

The mystique of Marilyn Monroe – and the reality

Marilyn Monroe still is among the world's most celebrated actresses, sex and beauty symbol, and popular culture icon, with celebrities ranging from Beyonce to Hillary Clinton depicted as her, while her...

Subramanian Swamy wants discussion on Mahatma Gandhi killing 

New Delhi, July 26. BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Tuesday demanded a discussion on Mahatma Gandhi's assassination, saying no autopsy was conducted on the body.Raising the issue in the Rajya Sabha amid...

Government bars Indians from travelling to Libya

New Delhi, May 23 - The government on Monday barred Indians from travelling to Libya in view of the security situation in the North African country.“In view of prevailing security situation in...
Uncertain global cues subdue equity markets

Uncertain global cues subdue equity markets

Mumbai, June 22 - Subdued Asian indices, along with uncertain global cues and a weak rupee, depressed the Indian equity markets on Wednesday.Consequently, the key indices traded flat -- marginally in the...

I’m proud of my Indian heritage: US-based designer Rachel Roy 

New Delhi, July 25 . Born to a Bengali father and Dutch mother, American fashion designer Rachel Roy, whose client list includes the likes of Michelle Obama and Pen lope Cruz, is...

When Kareena got ’emotional’ while walking LFW runway  

Mumbai, Aug 29  Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan, who is expecting her first child with Saif Ali Khan in December, turned showstopper for designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee for the Lakme Fashion Week (LFW)...
Goa lucky for Modi's political career

Goa lucky for Modi’s political career: Parrikar

Panaji, July 6 - Most of the major developments which took on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's political career graph have a Goa connection, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has said.Parikar on Tuesday said...

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BCCI to Reward Mithali & Co. Rs 50 Lakh Each For...

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) have announced that each member of the Indian women's team will get Rs 50 Lakh...

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History

Ancient Roman villa uncovered near Florence

Florence, Oct 21.  Archaeologists have unearthed a luxurious ancient Roman villa complete with thermal baths and stunning mosaics near the central Italian city of Florence...