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  • Brush twice a day, kids show the way

    Kids are smarter than adults, or so they proved by teaching their elders to brush twice a day. Diwali celebrations are in the air and while stuffing yourself full with sweets, don't forget to brush twice daily, they say. In a unique initiative, the artwork made by over a lakh children across India...

    Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 7:05am
  • Bronze hangs like albatross around Sarita Devi's neck

    Indian boxer, officials provisionally suspended for refusing to accept bronze medal during Asian Games last month

    Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 6:55am
  • Biocon eyeing Latin American markets for growth

    Biopharma company Biocon on Wednesday said that it is looking at entering new markets such as Latin America, Eastern Europe and Southeast Asia to mitigate the risk associated with the Middle East and North African markets (MENA). Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, chairman and managing director, Biocon, said...

    Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 6:50am
  • Youth held for making abusive, obscene calls to policewomen in control room

    Mischief can cost you dearly, as a 23-year-old youth recently found out after he was arrested for allegedly making abusive and obscene calls to policewomen at the main police control room late in the night. The Azad Maidan police arrested him for allegedly demanding sexual favours from a woman...

    Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 6:25am
  • Day after Shiv Sena worker's murder, police arrest five

    A day after a 27-year-old Shiv Sena worker was stabbed to death by a mob inside his house in Malad (East), the Dindoshi police have arrested five people on the charge of murder. The accused have been identified as Sohail Ansari, Imran Kazi, Yusuf Aziz, Gullu Aziz and a 17-year-old boy. On Tuesday...

    Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 6:15am
  • CVC pushes e-procurement to curb corruption

    As the Modi government readies to cut red-tape and make processes simple and transparent for private entrepreneurship to flourish, the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has also asked the government ministries, departments, PSUs and nationalised banks to use technology, especially e-procurement (...

    Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 6:00am
  • Right to pee: BMC plans more toilets for women in Mumbai

    While the central government is ploughing ahead with its Swachcha Bharat Abhiyan, the BMC is finally taking its first steps towards resolving the pressing problem of a dearth of public toilets for women in the city. Currently, there are 1,035 public toilets with 13,441 seats in Mumbai, of which...

    Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 6:00am
  • Goa seek first win

    Table toppers Atletico de Kolkata will definitely come into their fourth round match of the Indian Super League with a lot of momentum. Antonio Habas's men have scored six goals in three games with two impressive wins and a draw in their last encounter. Meanwhile, for Zico and his FC Goa team,...

    Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 5:35am
  • Thief parades wife naked through village

    A young woman was paraded naked by her husband in broad daylight for refusing to become a partner in his anti-social activities in a north Telangana district.

    Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 5:30am
  • CBI registers case against R&AW officials in tent scam

    The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered a case against unknown officials of Cabinet Secretariat, Special Frontier Force and three directors of Sai Baba Builders and Consultants for alleged irregularities in purchases of pre-fabricated shelters for high altitudes during 2009-13.Special...

    Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 5:20am