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CWG Day 5 LIVE: Indian shooter Gagan Narang wins silver in 50m rifle prone

Sharp shooter

Gagan Narang bagged the silver with a score of 203.6 in the final of the men's 50m rifle prone event. He missed the gold narrowly, as Australia's Warren Potent shot a 204.3 to win the event.

Kiev says MH17 black boxes show crash caused by rocket shrapnel

Malaysia Airlines flight MH17
Black boxes recovered from downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in rebel-held east Ukraine show shrapnel from a rocket explosion caused the passenger jet to crash, a Ukrainian security official said on Monday.

Court orders FIR against Tapas Pal for rape remark, wants CID probe

Tapas Pal
The Calcutta high court ordered filing of an FIR against Trinamool Congress MP-cum-actor Tapas Pal for his controversial comments against women and directed that the CID investigate the case.

Govt says UPSC row will be resolved in a week as protests continue

UPSC protest
As civil service aspirants continued their protests, the Union government said on Monday that a solution to their agitation against the pattern of UPSC exams will be found within a week.

Govt rejects 'Gadkari's home bugged' report

Curfew relaxed, Saharanpur situation under control

Goa deputy CM apologises for Hindu nation remark

Pak mob kills woman over 'blasphemous' FB post

Gaza fighting abates as US, UN call for ceasefire

Chinese troops enter Ladakh, vandalise Indian tents

N Korea threatens nuclear strike on White House

Woman branded witch, stripped and paraded naked

Gurgaon: NE man beaten up, admitted to hospital

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Our Take
Fair deal for our farmers: India means business at WTO

India’s refusal to back the WTO deal is right as it is imperative for the State to support farmers, more than 90% of whom are resource-poor and own less than 10 hectares of unirrigated land.

Minister-bureaucrat cosiness is discomfiting

Budget papers
The challenges of governance that the new government faces require changes in the administrative structure, writes Hardeep S Puri.
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No country for children
Riteish Deshmukh
Unclog Delhi
Commonwealth Games Glasgow
Enjoy your leisurely weekend Brunch!

LIVE - England vs India, 3rd Test, Southampton: Bhuvi takes 2

Bhuvneshwar Kumar
India seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar dismissed Moeen Ali for 12 and Joe Root for 3, as ton-up Ian Bell continues on his merry way for England on the second day of the third Test at Southampton on Monday.

Top three Bollywood moments in Salman Khan's Kick

From references to Divya Bharti's sensuous Saat samundar paar song to his own Dabangg act encore in Kick, no one else plays to the gallery better than Salman Khan. One reason  why his fans can never have enough of him.

Did Netaji ride Baby Austin found in Jharkhand warehouse?

Baby Austin
Did Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose ride a Britain-made Baby Austin that was found abandoned in a warehouse in Jharkhand recently? That the great leader rode the car is part of local folklore, but his family members are sceptical.

Gau seva and Bharatiya sanskriti: What Dina Nath Batra's books teach

Dina Nath Batra
Out of the nine books, introduced in Gujarat’s schools and published by the Gujarat State School Textbook Board, eight are by Dina Nath Batra, national executive of the RSS education wing, Vidya Bharati. It is high time that NCERT books are revised: Dina Nath | VOTE: Would you like your children to read Dina Nath Batra's books?

Huma Qureshi: the hero beyond Bollywood

ek villain success party
Huma Qureshi's journey in Bollywood has been one of dogged determination. On her 28th birthday, we take a look at her not-so-Bollywood career -- from her choice of unconventional films to living up to a persona that is far from being traditional in the industry.

Vietnam's 'little tiger' snack: Cat owners protect their pets from meat lovers

Cat meat
There are dozens of restaurants serving cat in Hanoi and it is rare to see felines roaming the streets -- most pet-owners keep them indoors or tied up out of fear of cat thieves.

Muslims mark gloomy Eid amid MH17 crash, Gaza conflict

Bajrah Sandhi
Muslims in Asia marked a grim Eid al-Fitr on Monday, overshadowed by several air tragedies, including the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, and conflicts in Gaza and Pakistan.

Salman Khan's Kick zooms towards Rs. 100-crore club

Bajrah Sandhi
Salman Khan's Eid release, Kick is setting ticket windows on fire even before the festival arrives. After earning Rs. 26.50 crore on day one of its release - the highest this year -- its total tally for the weekend stood at a whopping Rs. 83.83 crore.

Malaysia Airlines mulling name change to boost reputation

Malaysian Airlines
The Malaysian flag carrier, majority-owned by the government, is likely to change its name as part of a radical overhaul and also seek new investors to rebuild its business after two major tragedies within six months killing 537 people, The Telegraph reported.

South Africa secure draw to win series 1-0, reclaim top test ranking


South Africa reclaimed top spot in cricket's test rankings after grimly hanging on for a draw in the second and final test against Sri Lanka on Monday to win the series 1-0.

Jadeja raised bat at Anderson - Stokes, Prior told hearing

James Anderson, Ravindra Jadeja
The Ravindra Jadeja-James Anderson case is gaining heat ahead of the England fast bowler's hearing on Friday for allegedly pushing the India player.
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Manchester City beats Milan 5-1 in Champions Cup

Stevan Jovetic
Stevan Jovetic scored twice to help Manchester City beat AC Milan 5-1 Sunday in the International Champions Cup.

Arsenal signing Colombia goalkeeper David Ospina


Goalkeeper David Ospina is signing with Arsenal after helping Colombia reach the World Cup quarterfinals.

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Wimbledon semi-finalist Dimitrov pulls out with flu

Grigor Dimitrov
Ninth-ranked Grigor Dimitrov, coming off a Wimbledon semi-final run, pulled out of next week's ATP Washington Open after doctors diagnosed him on Sunday with the flu and a sinus infection.

Sania breaks down, asks why she has to 'assert Indianness'

Indian tennis star Sania Mirza broke down on Friday during an interview to a TV news channel, saying she did not deserve to have to prove her 'Indianness' repeatedly.
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Flight delay: DGCA asks SpiceJet to refund fare


In a first-of-its-kind action, DGCA has directed SpiceJet to refund fare to all passengers of a Mumbai-Delhi flight that was delayed by about five hours last month, officials said on Monday.

Hindustan Unilever Ltd Q1 net up 3.68% at Rs. 1,056.85 crore

Hindustan Unilever
FMCG major Hindustan Unilever Ltd on Monday reported 3.68% increase in standalone net profit at Rs. 1,056.85 crore for the first quarter ended June 30, 2014-15.
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Violating rules

Why are the HRD ministry and UGC, which were in a great hurry to roll back Delhi University’s four-year degree programme, turning a blind eye to UGC rules being violated by institutes offering distance learning degree courses?

Life in a Delhi University hostel

Daulat Ram CollegeSo, students are back in college for the new session. Here’s a look at how freshers adjust to life in ­hostels and enjoy the facilities offered.

Starting a new phase of life

College studentsRight While college is the time to have fun, it is also important to strike a balance between academics and co-curricular activities.
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A Facebook user

Facebook launches bookmarking feature 'Save'

Facebook has launched a new tool that lets users store links from News Feed and Facebook Pages for places, events, movies, TV shows, and music to a list where they can view them later.

2.5 billion smartphone users globally by 2015: report

people on phonesNearly 2.5 billion people or 35 % of the global population is expected to use smartphones by the end of 2015, says the latest report of US-based industry tracker Strategy Analytics.

Device that reads sleep patterns

A sleeping womanCombining information on your sleep patterns with what is going on around you, this new device will wake you up at the perfect moment.
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