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 2018-07-17 13:46 

The Hindu

Controversy over iPhone, leather bag gift to State MPs...

The coalition government in Karnataka, which has been facing difficulty in mobilising finances for payment of salaries of civic workers and farm loan waiver, has funds to gift expensive iPhones and le...

 2018-07-17 13:44 

The Tribune

[ India ]

Inspect all child-care homes run by Missionaries of Charity: Maneka to states...

New Delhi, July 17 Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi has ordered all the states to get the child-care homes run by the Mother Teresa-founded Missionaries of Charity (MoC) inspected immediately, after cases of alleged illegal adoptions car...

 2018-07-17 13:34 

The Nation

[ Pakistan ]

Flooding kills 49 in northern Nigeria...

KANO: Flooding caused by torrential rains on Nigerias border with Niger has left 49 people dead and another 20 missing, the emergency services said on...

 2018-07-17 13:34 

The Nation

[ Pakistan ]

Pak football fraternity disappointed with PFF...

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan football fraternity believes National Football Federation (PFF) is ignoring the game and talent in the country saying political meddling must be...

 2018-07-17 13:34 

The Nation

[ Pakistan ]

Pervaiz Rasheed questions Nawaz's absence from corruption hearing...

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Senator Pervaiz Rasheed questioned on Tuesday why former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was not presented in court today during the...

 2018-07-17 13:34 

The Nation

[ Pakistan ]

Thailand's rescued cave boys to address media on Wednesday...

BANGKOK: The 12 Thai boys and soccer coach who were rescued from a flooded cave will be discharged from hospital on Wednesday and hold a news conference the same day to...

 2018-07-17 13:34 

The Nation

[ Pakistan ]

'Grease' at 40: still the one that we want...

LOS ANGELES: Four decades have passed since the Rydell High gang twisted, hand jived and crooned their way into the hearts of teenagers the world over -- but were...

 2018-07-17 13:34 

The Nation

[ Pakistan ]

India's Supreme Court calls for new law to curb mob violence...

India's highest court on Tuesday asked the federal government to consider enacting a law to deal with an increase in lynchings and mob violence fuelled mostly by...

 2018-07-17 13:34 

The Nation

[ Pakistan ]

Tesla shares fall after CEO Musk abuses British caver...

Shares of Tesla Inc fell over 3.5 percent on Monday after Chief Executive Elon Musk directed abuse on Twitter at one of the British cavers involved in the rescue of 12...

 2018-07-17 13:34 

The Nation

[ Pakistan ]

ANF seizes 812 kg narcotics worth Rs 1.665 bn...

ISLAMABAD: Anti Narcotics Force (ANF) Pakistan seized 812 Kg narcotics valuing Rs 1.665 Billion internationally, arrested 25 Including 1 Lady involved in drug...

 2018-07-17 13:34 

The Nation

[ Pakistan ]

Security of political leaders in Punjab upgraded in par with PM...

LAHORE: Punjab Home Minister Shaukat Javed has disclosed that the caretaker provincial government in the wake of suicide attacks at KP and Quetta has taken foolproof...

 2018-07-17 13:34 

The Nation

[ Pakistan ]

SC allows Fawad Chaudhry to contest election...

Supreme Court (SC) has declared Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) spokesperson Fawad Chauhdary qualified to contest election from his home constituency of NA-67,...

 2018-07-17 13:34 

The Nation

[ Pakistan ]

Israel tightens Gaza blockade as arson kites raise fears of war...

JERUSALEM: Israel tightened its blockade of the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, partly over kites carrying firebombs to set alight Israeli farmland, as concerns mounted over...

 2018-07-17 13:34 

The Nation

[ Pakistan ]

Police open criminal cases against 17,000 members of PML-N...

Police have opened criminal cases against nearly 17,000 members of PML-N over breaking election rules, a statement said on Monday, as the country prepares to go to the...

 2018-07-17 13:34 

The Nation

[ Pakistan ]

Voters' turnout likely to increase as ratio surged by 23 per cent...

ISLAMABAD: The turnout of voters in upcoming general election 2018 is likely to increase as the overall ratio of eligible voters has surged by 23 per cent as compared to...

 2018-07-17 13:33 

The Nation

[ Pakistan ]

Tim Cahill, Australian professional footballer retires...

Australia's highest goal-scorer Tim Cahill retired from international football Tuesday, ending an illustrious career that has taken him to four World Cups. The...

 2018-07-17 13:33 

The Nation

[ Pakistan ]

17 men arrested for allegedly raping minor Indian girl over several weeks...

Indian police said Tuesday that 17 men have been arrested for allegedly raping an 11-year-old girl over several weeks, in the country's latest horrific sexual assault...

 2018-07-17 13:33 

The Nation

[ Pakistan ]

North Korea's Kim enraged by officials during field visit...

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un berated officials during inspections of a factory, power station and holiday camp, state media reported Tuesday, with analysts saying the...

 2018-07-17 13:33 

The Nation

[ Pakistan ]

Miandad wants regular Pak-India bilateral series...

Batting legend Javed Miandad wanted to see Pakistan-India playing a bilateral series regularly saying when both teams can face each other in World tournaments then why...

 2018-07-17 13:33 

The Hindu

Seasonal water level in Idukki dam the highest ever...

Level reaches 69.3% of the total reservoir capacity...

 2018-07-17 13:33 

The Tribune

[ India ]

Teen kills friend for cellphone to clear debts; arrested...

Hyderabad, July 16 A teenaged boy burnt his minor friend to death at nearby Adibatla for getting his cellphone to clear his debts, police said. G Prem Sagar (19) hatched the plan to kill his 17-year-old friend, an intermediate student, to clear his financ...

 2018-07-17 13:32 

The Hindu

Land acquisition process for NH 66 stretch in full swing...

The plan is to widen the 81.6-km stretch of the NH into four lanes of 45 metres...

 2018-07-17 13:30 

The Hindu

A shelter from the storm...

An organisation's concern for its employees can be seen clearly only against the backdrop of dark clouds...

 2018-07-17 13:30 

IANS

Glory of Indian women's hockey to feature in London exhibition...
 2018-07-17 13:28 

IANS

CRISPR gene editing can cause genetic damage, says study...

London, July 17 (IANS) The much celebrated CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing technique can cause greater genetic damage in cells than was previously thought, scientists have warned....

 2018-07-17 13:28 

The Quint

Brain area linked to binge eating identified...

Brain area linked to binge eating identified...

 2018-07-17 13:26 

IANS

Mediatek unveils 'Helio A' chips for affordable phones...

New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Expanding its Helio family of power-efficient chipsets, mobile phone chipset maker MediaTek on Tuesday unveiled its "Helio A" series with the new "Helio A22" system-on-chip (SoC)....

 2018-07-17 13:26 

The Quint

India & Iran Need to Recalibrate Ties Amid US Oil Sanctions...

Delhi's response to Nikki Haley's remarks on India's reliance on Iran for oil were rather ambivalent....

 2018-07-17 13:25 

Gadgets 360

[ NDTV ]

2018 iPhone Lineup Glass Panels Leak, Show Off Thin Bezels...

An image showing the display of the 2018 iPhone family has also surfaced online....

 2018-07-17 13:25 

The Quint

Indian Hockey Team Overtakes Germany, Ranks 5th in the World...

India made the jump by virtue of its second consecutive runner-up finish at the Champions Trophy....

 2018-07-17 13:24 

The Hindu

Water level...

MADURAIWater level in Periyar dam stood at 131.20 feet (permissible level is 142 ft) with an inflow of 6,770 cusecs and a discharge of 1,573 cusecs. In Vaigai dam, the level was 48.88 ft (71 ft) with...

 2018-07-17 13:24 

Gadgets 360

[ NDTV ]

Vivo Y71i With 5.99-Inch Display, 8-Megapixel Camera Launched in India...

This Vivo Y71i smartphone variant will downgrade on a few specifications, and be available at a cheaper price tag in India....

 2018-07-17 13:23 

The Financial Express

Government asks Congress to join hands for passage of bills on women reservation, triple talaq & nikha halala...

Seeking to the corner Congress on the issue of women empowerment, the government today urged the main opposition party to provide women with a...

 2018-07-17 13:23 

The Quint

Shweta Bachchan Makes Her Acting Debut With Daddy Amitabh Bachchan...

Check out the father-daughter chemistry!...

 2018-07-17 13:22 

IANS

4 in 10 Indians unaware of cyberbullying: Study...

New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) While awareness about cyberbullying has increased in India by 10 percentage points in the past seven years, 37 per cent of adults in the country have still not heard of it, says a new study....

 2018-07-17 13:22 

The Tribune

[ India ]

Drinking in public in Goa will soon invite heavy fine...

Panjim, July 17 Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has announced that the government would soon be issuing a notification regarding imposing a heavy fine on drinking alcohol in public. "Mind you, there will be a heavy fine if you are found drinking (...

 2018-07-17 13:22 

The Quint

Mediatek unveils 'Helio A' chips for affordable phones...

Mediatek unveils 'Helio A' chips for affordable phones...

 2018-07-17 13:21 

The Hindu

Asking voters whom they've voted for can land a person in jail for 3 years in Pakistan...

A District Returning Officer or sessions judge can sentence offenders to up to three years in jail, or Rs 100,000 in fines, or both, the notification said....

 2018-07-17 13:20 

The Quint

Tech Tip: What to Do If You Lose Your iPhone...

Losing your phone is terrifying but Apple has you covered. Just like Google, Apple too has a Find My iPhone feature....

 2018-07-17 13:20 

The Quint

Conduent wins $1 bn contract with Fortune 50 company...

Conduent wins $1 bn contract with Fortune 50 company...

 2018-07-17 13:20 

The Quint

Glory of Indian women's hockey to feature in london exhibition...

Glory of Indian women's hockey to feature in london exhibition...

 2018-07-17 13:19 

The Quint

How a TN Contractor Parked Black Money in Cars All Around Salem...

Income Tax recovered from cars Rs 163 crore in unaccounted cash and gold bullion from Nagarajan Sayyadurai.....

 2018-07-17 13:18 

The Quint

Army, police discuss ways to stop recruitment into militant ranks...

Army, police discuss ways to stop recruitment into militant ranks...

 2018-07-17 13:17 

The Financial Express

WATCH: Students use log bridges to cross overflowing streams to reach their school...

Torrential rains continue to lash various parts of the country...

 2018-07-17 13:17 

Gadgets 360

[ NDTV ]

Amazfit Bip, Stratos Smartwatches Teased for July 24 Launch in India...

Xiaomi-owned Huami is offering the Amazfit Bip in the US at $99 (roughly Rs. 6,800), while the Amazfit Stratos is available with a price tag of $199.99 (roughly Rs. 13,600)....

 2018-07-17 13:17 

NDTV

Childhood Infections May Affect Academic Performance: Study...

The study, published in The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, suggested that higher numbers of hospitalisations for infections were associated with a reduced probability of completing ninth grade,......

 2018-07-17 13:16 

The Financial Express

Goldman Sachs names David Solomon as CEO, putting a banker in charge...

Goldman Sachs Group Inc named David Solomon as its next chief executive officer on Tuesday, ushering in a new era for the Wall Street bank as it expands into different businesses and revamps familiar ones....

 2018-07-17 13:16 

The Tribune

[ India ]

Sikh, Hindu victims of Afghan attack honoured in Washington...

Washington, July 17 Condemning the terrorist attack on Sikhs and Hindus that killed 18, US Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard has called for confronting "hatred with love, fear with understanding, and darkness with light". Speaking at a memorial meeting ...

 2018-07-17 13:16 

The Hindu

On a prayer and a bike...

We help a charming, old Yezdi 250 CL II retrace its roots in Udvada, the holy land of the Parsis in India...

 2018-07-17 13:15 

NDTV

Weight Loss: 5 Desi Protein Rich Breakfast Ideas For Weight Loss...

Experts say breakfasts are very essential for breakfast, it plays a crucial role in boosting metabolism.Here are some protein rich foods with which you can start your day....

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