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CWG Day 5 LIVE: Jitu Rai wins gold, Gagan Narang silver as Indian shooters shine

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.

Israel mounts fresh attack on Gaza as rocket fire breaks lull; 10 killed


Israeli jets struck several sites in Gaza on Monday as rockets continued to fall on Israel, the Israeli military said, disrupting a relative lull in the Gaza war at the start of a major Muslim holiday.

HC orders FIR, CID probe against Tapas Pal for rape remark

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.

Ukraine claims more area of MH17 crash site as fight grows with rebels

Malaysia Airlines flight MH17
Ukraine said on Monday its troops had wrested more territory from pro-Russian rebels, advancing towards the site where Malaysian flight MH17 was brought down, which international investigators said they could not reach because of the fighting.

UPSC row will be resolved in a week: Govt

Kerry to focus on India-US ties in his speech today

India asks its nationals to leave Libya

Govt rejects 'Gadkari's home bugged' report

Curfew relaxed, Saharanpur situation under control

Goa deputy CM apologises for Hindu nation remark

Flight delay: DGCA asks SpiceJet to refund fare

Pak mob kills woman over 'blasphemous' FB post

Gaza fighting abates as US, UN call for ceasefire

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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: England declare

Ian Bell
England's Ian Bell was dismissed for a well-made 167 by India seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who got his third wicket and broke a 106-run stand with Jos Buttler 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.

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.

Marvel reveals first look, cast of superhero film Ant-Man

ant man
Marvel revealed the first look and cast of its superhero flick, Ant-Man, at Comic-Con in San Diego. While Paul Rudd was previously revealed as the tiny title superhero, Evangeline Lilly has now confirmed she'll play Hope Pym. Michael Douglas plays her dad, Dr Hank Pym.

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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Australia okays Adani's coal project, company welcomes decision

The Australian government on Monday cleared the proposed $16.5 billion Carmichael coal mine project of the Indian conglomerate Adani Mining in the Galilee Basin in central Queensland.

India's FII debt limit hike credit-positive: Moody's

India's measures to raise the investment limit for foreign institutional investors (FIIs) in government bonds is a positive for the country's credit profile since it will help stabilise domestic interest and currency rates, Moody's Investors Service said on monday.
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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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