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India has to be ready for two-front war: NSA Ajit Doval

Ajit Doval
Doval also said the government had received reports of Chinese personnel working in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir to build infrastructure and New Delhi had expressed concern to Beijing and Islamabad. 

Terrorism in India Pak-sponsored, Islamabad has to take first step for talks: Rajnath

Rajnath Singh
Home minister Rajnath Singh said on Saturday India was open to dialogue with Pakistan but Islamabad should take the first step to resume talks between the nuclear-armed rivals.

Talks on to bring Shiv Sena back on board: Maharashtra CM Fadnavis


Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday called the BJP’s estranged ally, the Shiv Sena, a 'friend' as he hinted at talks being held between the two parties for a possible rapprochement.

Contours of budget?
Jaitley against burdening salaried, middle class with more taxes

Arun Jaitley

Jaitley, who will be presenting his first full fledged budget in February, said that in his last budget he had increased the tax exemption limit from Rs. 2 lakh to Rs. 2.5 lakh and would even raise it further if he had more money.

J-K: Modi strikes a chord, vows to bring development

Mamata dares Centre to impose Prez rule in Bengal

Modi, I will remain RSS swayamsevaks: Rajnath

DDA’s much-delayed draw of lots likely on Monday

Man gets 3 yrs in jail for secretly filming girlfriend

Woman dies of heart attack at Mulayam b'day event

Sharif urges Obama to take up Kashmir issue

Battling Ebola: the worst of humanitarian missions

Pregnancy kit, petrol bombs in Rampal ashram

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Denial is not a cure for historical abuse, truth is

Archibald Wavell
Events like the famines caused by British policies have been carefully airbrushed from Indian history books. It’s time we accepted the truth, writes Amish Tripathi.

The 'elderly' need to be handled with care

old man
Unfortunately, for all our talk about ‘respecting age’, we regard wrinkles and grey hair with a measure of horror. When we talk of our demographic challenge, it is inevitably about ageing, writes Namita Bhandare.
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Anand vs Carlsen: Latest match report
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World Cup: Ganguly, VVS forecast final and title for India

Saurav Ganguly
Sourav Ganguly is cautiously optimistic about defending champions India reaching the 2015 World Cup final in Australia, while VVS Laxman goes a step ahead of his former skipper to forecast a back-to-back win for the Men in Blue.

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Everything that I have achieved in life is because of America: Schwarzenegger

Day 2 highlights from HT Leadership Summit 2014
California's ex-governor Arnold Schwarzenegger engaged in a discussion with Riz Khan, international broadcast journalist and author. The topic under discussion was the wondrous, surreal trip that the rise of Arnold Schwarzenegger has been.

Tendulkar autobiography: Once Sachin played with tissues in underwear!

Sachin Tendulkar speaks after launching his autobiography Playing It My Way

Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar has revealed in his autobiography that due to an upset stomach he played with tissues inside his underwear one day!

Game 10 analysis

Anand vs Carlsen: Chess World Championship game 10 ends in a draw

Anand Carlsen
In the tenth game of the World Chess Championship, Viswanathan Anand, playing with white pieces Friday, had to be satisfied with a draw against Magnus Carlsen. Carlsen is now just a point -- a win or two draws -- away from retaining the title.

80-year-old man suspected to be mauled by tiger in MP

Siberian Tiger
An 80-year-old man is suspected to have been mauled by a tiger on Saturday morning when he went to fetch drywood from the forest area on Bhopal-Raisen border. He survived with injuries.

Opulence, Sufi music to ring in Samajwadi Party chief  Mulayam's 75 years

Samajwadi Party Mulayam Singh Yadav birthday buggy
A mammoth special fresh fruit cake, a Victorian era buggy flown in from London, flowers from the Netherlands, and Sufi music by the Sabri brothers are set to ring in style the 75th birthday of Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Saturday.

New technique allows ultrasound to penetrate bone, metal


The technique developed by researchers from North Carolina State University uses customised structures that offset the distortion usually caused by these so-called 'aberrating layers.'

What's cooking: Aamir and Deepika, the next hit Bollywood couple?

Deepika Padukone

They are known to deliver hits on their shoulders alone. Now, audiences may be in for a treat with the two saying they’d love to work together. 'Film-makers afraid of experiment'


In hostile territory Down Under, pace will be key for India

Virat Kohli
India left for their most challenging assignment in recent times with the intention to match pace with pace against the intimidating Australians.

India not among front-runners for 2015 World Cup: Fleming

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Title holders India are not among the front-runners to win the 2015 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, feels former Black Caps captain Stephen Fleming.
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India thrash Nepal 6-0 to clinch SAFF Women's Championship

India women football SAFF
The Indian women's football team routed Nepal in the final of the 3rd SAFF Championship to win their third title on the trot and maintain their supremacy in the regional tournament in Islamabad.

ISL: Atletico de Kolkata denied a point as Kerala Blasters win

Fikru Teferra Atletico de Kolkata Mumbai City FC ISL Indian Super League
Atletico de Kolkata were robbed of a point due to poor refereeing as Luis Garcia's injury time equaliser was disallowed as Kerala Blasters won their Indian Super League encounter in Kochi.
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Federer bloodied but not bowed after Davis Cup shocker

Roger Federer
For a player who had just endured his worst ever Davis Cup defeat, Roger Federer sounded surprisingly upbeat. Clobbered 6-1, 6-4, 6-3 by fiery Frenchman Gael Monfils, the 33-year-old Swiss champion opted to dismiss the downsides and ponder the positives.

Next up for Sania Mirza? Grand Slam women's doubles title

Cara Black
Not satisfied with winning the WTA Finals doubles crown with Cara Black and other prestigious titles, Sania Mirza said she wants to clinch the women's doubles Grand Slam title.
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SpiceJet to sell stake to new investor, BSE seeks clarification

SpiceJet promoter Kalanithi Maran may be close to clinching a deal with an investor for his cash-strapped airline. The airline had reported a Rs. 310-crore loss for the September quarter – its fifth straight quarterly loss.

Adding synergy: Future group buys Nilgiris chain of stores

Israeli goods
Future Consumer Enterprise, the food and fast moving consumer goods arm of Kishore Biyani’s Future Group, has acquired Bangalore-based convenience store chain Nilgiris from private equity firm Actis.
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The power of Android: How smartphones are swatting out dengue in Lahore

dengue Pakistan's Punjab Information Technology Board's dengue activity tracking system uses real-world field testing of aedes egypti (mosquito that transmits dengue) larvae and confirmed cases of dengue from hospitals to predict where outbreaks are likely to happen.
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Calling all geniuses

ResearchThe UK-India Newton-Bhabha Fund is aimed at strengthening joint programmes in science and research, says UK science minister Greg Clark

Hey, who wants to do a fellowship with Facebook?


For all social media and research enthusiasts, here’s your chance to pursue a fellowship with Facebook. Applications are invited for the Facebook fellowship programme which would be available to US and international students for a full-time PhD-accredited doctoral programme focusing on a topic or field relevant to Facebook.

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Samsung launches free mobile video streaming service

Services like Spotify are disrupting and revolutionizing the way consumers discover and access music and Samsung is betting that video is about to go the same way.

Almost all smartphones apps have been hacked: Report

Android smartphoneAn analysis of mobile apps has revealed that between 75 and 97% of apps - on both android and iOS devices - have been hacked.

Google tests replacing web ads with contributions

Google officeGoogle on Thursday began rolling out a way for people to support websites they frequent and, in return, be rewarded with ad-free pages.
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