India has never used me: Dalai lama

Amid protests by Beijing against his scheduled visit to Tawang, the Dalai Lama on Wednesday said India has never used him against China. “India has never used me against China. I am a messenger of the ancient ...
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Timings, significance of Mahashivratri 2017

Maha Shivratri is an auspicious Hindu Festival dedicated to the worship of Lord Shiva and in 2017 it is being observed on the evening of February 24. It is believed that worshiping Lord Shiva on an auspicious d...
Demonetisation, ATMs, Cash withdrawal limit, Cash crunch, RBI

25% atms in India still dry on cash

An estimated one-fourth of the ATMs across the country are running dry again with people withdrawing large amounts for sundry payments and purchases at the start of the month, bank officials said on Tuesday. ...
Jayalalitha death, jayalalitha, amma, tamil nadu, politics

Jayalalitha is no more

Chief minister of Tamil Nadu, leader to many Tamils and 'Amma' to millions, J Jayalalithaa died on Monday+ after undergoing treatment at Apollo Hospitals in Chennai for 73 days. She was 68. Jayalalithaa+ , w...

Modi is a fantastic leader :World Bank Chief

India under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s leadership has been fantastic, says World Bank President Jim Yong Kim calling himself a “big fan” of Modi who like great leaders sets ambitious targets and deadlines. ...

GST council announces 4-tier tax rates

The Goods & Services Tax (GST) Council has finalized a four-rate tax structure -- 5, 12, 18 and 28 percent, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today announced at a press conference. The FM said that the governme...

Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar might join WWE

Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar may follow in the footsteps of the Great Khali to join the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) network. Like Khali, who beat The Undertaker in his first big match-up i...

13 year old dies after a 68-day long fast

For 25 days, Aradhana Samdhariya went to St Francis School in Secunderabad with just a bottle of boiled water. A Class VIII student, it was her breakfast and lunch. Some of her classmates knew she was on fast, ...