At least 11 members of Parliament belonging to the Shiv Sena allegedly forced a Muslim catering supervisor, who was fasting for Ramzan, to eat a chapati at the new Maharashtra Sadan in New Delhi last week, an Indian Express report said on Wednesday.
Malaysian flight MH17 may have been shot down by 'mistake' by ill-trained pro-Russian separatists, US intelligence officials said on Tuesday, while dismissing Moscow's accounts of the incident as propaganda. MH17 has strong echoes of 1983 Korean tragedy
Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday reacted to tennis star Maria Sharapova's recent revelation of not knowing who he is. He was quoted by television channels as saying that her 'comment (was) not disrespectful, maybe she doesn't follow cricket'.
Apple on Tuesday reported that its quarterly profit climbed with strong iPhone demand, but a decline in iPad tablet sales put a damper on its results.
The downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine has stirred memories of a 1983 incident when a Korean passenger jet was shot down by Soviet fighters in what then US president Ronald Reagan called a mid-air "massacre".
A week after finishing the World Cup as the tournament's top scorer with six goals, Colombia forward James Rodriguez signed a six-year deal with Real Madrid on Tuesday.
Rising US talent Jack Sock eased past Colombian Alejandro Gonzalez 6-2 6-4 but Uzbek Denis Istomin put a dent in the large home field in the first round of the Atlanta Open on Tuesday.
The Nifty rose to a record high on Wednesday, led by gains in blue-chips such as ICICI Bank on continued foreign-investor buying, while higher Asian shares also helped sentiment.
Continuing its rising spree for the seventh straight day, the benchmark BSE Sensex rose over 133 points in early trade on Wednesday as metals, FMCG, capital goods and PSU sector stocks led the rally on sustained capital inflows.
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