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  • Arun Sharma
    Jul 05, 2015 11:35 IST

    MP medical college dean with Vyapam link found dead in Delhi hotel

    The dean of a medical college in Jabalpur district of Madhya Pradesh was found dead in a hotel in southwest Delhi on Sunday. Reports said 64-year-old Arun Sharma was investigating irregularities in the medical entrance test conducted by the tainted Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board.

  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan
    Jul 05, 2015 11:17 IST

    Will ask SIT to investigate journo death, CBI probe not needed: Chouhan

    Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said on Sunday he would write to the high court-appointed Special Investigation Team probing the Vyapam scam to look into the sudden death of a journalist who was working on an investigative report on the case.

  • Greece
    Jul 05, 2015 14:12 IST

    Greek people vote in referendum with Eurozone future in doubt

    People in Greece voted on Sunday whether to accept or reject the tough terms of an aid offer to stave off financial collapse, in a referendum that may determine the nation's future in Europe's common currency.

  • Maradona, Messi
    Jul 05, 2015 12:54 IST

    Messi-Maradona debate rumbles on as Argentina's Copa woes continue

    Another tournament, another final, another shattering defeat for Argentina, and another round of unfavourable comparisons to the great Diego Maradona.

  • Narendra Modi
    Jul 05, 2015 00:56 IST

    Swachh Bharat? Govt buildings at the bottom of cleanliness ranking

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s messages for a Swachh Bharat seem to be falling on deaf ears within his own administration with key government buildings like Shastri Bhawan and Krishi Bhawan languishing at the bottom of a cleanliness ranking prepared by the Central Public Works Department(CPWD).

  • BlackBerry Venice
    Jul 05, 2015 13:04 IST

    Is this BlackBerry's upcoming Android smartphone?

    There have been rumours that smartphone maker BlackBerry is working on an Android phone with a “dual curved display” (a la the Galaxy S6 Edge) that slides up to reveal a physical keyboard.

  • Ira Singhal
    Jul 04, 2015 23:55 IST

    Not eligible to be sweeper, but I'm IAS officer: UPSC topper Ira

    “I still haven’t checked the rank myself. Hope my friends and you guys saw it properly and confirmed it’s in fact me,” Ira Singhal, the UPSC topper laughs. Her phone has been ringing since the news broke. And even as HT was talking to her, she received a call from a top official of the DoPT, informing her that the minister wants to meet her on Monday.

  • Ajmer blast
    Jul 05, 2015 00:49 IST

    Ajmer blast case goes Malegaon way, 13 witnesses turn hostile

    The trial of alleged Hindu extremists in the 2007 Ajmer blast case has received a setback as 13 of 93 witnesses have refused to support the prosecution in their depositions so far. Seven of those 13 are ‘material witnesses’ whose testimonies are crucial to prove the case.

  • Ejaz-ul-Haq
    Jul 04, 2015 20:08 IST

    Bihar ex-minister stabbed by man he tried ‘to force himself on’

    The police have arrested a 22-year-old youth for a ‘murderous attack’ on Ejaz-ul-Haq, a former Bihar minister and brother-in-law of former Siwan MP Mohammad Shahabuddin. The arrested man told the police on Saturday that he had attacked Haq in self defence and “out of desperation” after the former Bihar minister of state for welfare allegedly tried to have “unnatural sex” with him.

  • Palmyra
    Jul 05, 2015 01:37 IST

    IS video shows mass executions by teenagers in Syria's Palmyra

    The Islamic State on Saturday released a video that showed the execution of 25 Syrian government soldiers by teenagers in the ancient amphitheatre in the city of Palmyra.

  • Dawood Ibrahim
    Jul 04, 2015 16:45 IST

    Dawood wanted house arrest instead of being kept in jail: Pawar

    Former Maharashtra chief minister Sharad Pawar said on Saturday Ram Jethmalani’s proposal on allowing 1993 blasts mastermind Dawood Ibrahim to surrender was rejected in the 90s as a notorious criminal like him could not be put merely under house arrest.

  • Lionel Messi
    Jul 05, 2015 09:05 IST

    Messi fails again with Argentina's national team, family heckled

    Argentina player Lionel Messi's family members were heckled by Chilean fans during the Copa America title clash that the superstar's team lost on Saturday, a news report said.

  • Greece
    Jul 05, 2015 12:20 IST

    'I pray on my knees': Hopes, fears as Greece votes in referendum

    As the sun rose above a cash-strapped Greece on Sunday, the young and the old were already queuing to have their say in a referendum which could be a new dawn for their crisis-wracked country, or plunge its finances deeper into the dark.

  • Bodies of tourists shot dead by a gunman lie near a beachside hotel in Sousse, Tunisia. (Reuters Photo)
    Jul 04, 2015 21:15 IST

    Tunisia President declares state of emergency after hotel attack

    Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi declared a state of emergency on Saturday to give the government more powers following an Islamic militant attack on a beach hotel in Sousse, where 38 foreign tourists, mostly Britons, were killed.

  • Merrut Medical College
    Jul 04, 2015 19:57 IST

    Caught on camera: Meerut hospital staff sells human liver

    The Meerut district administration on Saturday ordered a probe after an employee of the Lala Lajpat Rai Memorial Medical College was caught on camera selling a human liver, suspected to be used widely in the state for black magic rituals.