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  • Rumours of cloud burst post Pune landslide false, says Met department

    After the landslide near Pune, floods in Mumbai and cloud burst in Uttarakhand, rumors are starting to peak among citizens.

    Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 3:30pm
  • Latest on Pune landslide: Death toll rises to 51; 18 people cremated

    The rescue operation at the spot has been hampered due to heavy rainfall, slime mud and increasing traffic. NDRF Jawans are struggling hard to pull out survivors facing many hurdles.

    Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 8:45am
  • 24 cases in 25 years against MP Rajan Vichare, who force fed Maharashtra Sadan staffer

    Taking law and order into his own hands is not something new for Rajan Vichare, the Shiv Sena MP from Thane who force-fed a Muslim catering supervisor to break his Ramzan fast at Maharashtra Sadan last week. In the last 25 years, around 24 cases have been registered against the senior Sena leader...

    Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 2:17pm
  • Parliament LIVE: BJP MP concedes black money can never be brought back

    Members in the Lok Sabha expressed outrage over the Shiv Sena MPs act of forcing a Muslim catering supervisor to break his Ramzan fast and the humiliation suffered by two Sikh players in the just concluded 5th Fiba Asia Cup in China where the organisers did not allow them to wear the turbans while...

    Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 10:40am
  • Official trailer of 'Bang Bang' unveiled: Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif pull off impressive stunts

    Finally, the much anticipated teaser of Hrithik Roshan-Katrina Kaif starrer Bang Bang is out. Releasing on the most peaceful day of the year, Gandhi Jayanti, the action-thriller film seems to be loaded with astounding action sequences practiced by the the lead on-screen pair -- Hrithik and Katrina...

    Wednesday, 23 July 2014 - 11:06am
  • Hema Malini 'missing' posters- Mathura residents vent ire against absent MP

    Members of Parliament (MPs) not doing enough for their constituency might not be new, but residents from Mathura decided to get creative with their annoyance with actor Hema Malini who is reportedly missing from her constituency since they elected her as their MP in the Lok Sabha elections.

    Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - 5:11pm
  • Gaza

    The Israel-Gaza conflict escalated last month after Israel's arrest of hundreds of Hamas activists in the occupied West Bank, where three Israeli youths went missing on June 12. There has been an exodus of Palestinians leaving Gaza Strip as Israel stepped up its offensive against Hamas. 

    Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - 2:05pm
  • National Conference ends alliance with Congress in Jammu and Kashmir

    The National Conference led by Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah today announced that it was breaking its alliance with Congress in the state. Abdullah tweeted on Sunday afternoon that he had met Congress President Sonia Gandhi 10 days ago and conveyed his party's decision to fight the...

    Sunday, 20 July 2014 - 1:55pm
  • Arun Jaitley approves defence deals worth Rs 34,260 crore; woos private sector for aircraft production

    The finance and defense minister Arun Jaitley approved defense deals worth Rs 34,260 crore in a single strike,  reported the New Indian Express. The Defence Acquisition Council approved the tendering and eventual purchase of military equipments for all three services. However the major focus could...

    Sunday, 20 July 2014 - 9:16am
  • Government preparing draft cabinet note for State Bank of India stake sale

    The government is preparing itself for the draft report for stake sale of the largest public sector bank in the country, the State Bank of India. The bank needs to have an equity capital base of Rs 2.4 lakh crore by 2018 to meet the Basel III norms, the international standards by which banks world...

    Sunday, 20 July 2014 - 8:29am