• PAN Card to be mandatory for cash transactions beyond threshold, says Jaitley

    New Delhi, Oct. 4 (ANI): The Centre is at an advanced stage to make it mandatory for people to furnish PAN (Permanent Account Number) Card details for cash transactions beyond a certain limit to check generation of domestic black money. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, in a Facebook post, said the government is at an advanced stage in considering the requirement of furnishing PAN Card details if cash transactions beyond a certain limit are undertaken.

  • Oh fresh: Anushka Sharma poses with Manish Malhotra on ADHM sets!

    Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Karan Johar and Manish Malhotra seem to be having ball of a time while shooting for their film ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ at the exotic European locations. After completing the shoot at London and Paris, the team has now headed to Austria for the shoot where the team will be shooting their next schedule. Recommended Read: 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ team now in Austria!

  • Harbhajan Singh And Geeta Basra’s Royal Wedding Card!

    The invitation card also includes a admit card which the guests are expected to carry at a wedding reception held at a five star hotel in Delhi. Since many years there have been rumours about Geeta Basra’s secret relationship with Harbhajan Singh but now its no more a secret and the amazing couple are all set for their D-day. Well, It’s another big fat wedding in Indian cricket team after cricketers Dinesh Karthik with Dipika Pallikal and Suresh Raina tied the knot with childhood friend Priyanka Chaudhary, this year.

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  • Meat and murder threaten Modi's inclusive agenda

    By Rupam Jain Nair BISARA, India (Reuters) - The murder by a Hindu mob of a Muslim man rumoured to have slaughtered a cow has thrown a spotlight on the hardline, polarising agenda of some followers of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, undermining his promise of development for all. On a tour of Silicon Valley last month where he was feted by U.S. tech gurus and Indian emigres, Modi won a pledge from Microsoft to provide low-cost Internet for 500,000 villages to back his vision of a globally networked "Digital India". One such village is Bisara, 50 km from the capital New Delhi, where a crowd of assailants broke into Mohammed Akhlaq's home last Monday night, beat him to death and dragged his body out into the street.

  • Think before selling your gold jewellery

    I T IS very often seen in India that when in dire need of cash, people turn to monetising gold holdings, especially jewellery. In order to avoid further disappointment, following are the few checks before selling gold ornaments. Since there are no standardised methods which can be used to determine the selling price, there can be quiet some difference between the quotes procured.

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  • 25 years of Mandal protests- His struggle changed India’s politics: Rajeev Goswami’s daughter

    At 16, Simran Goswami has seen it all — her father’s death, her parents’ separation, shifting of homes, and even countries. The elder child of Rajeev Goswami — the face of the anti-Mandal protests who attempted self-immolation in 1990 and died 14 years later — lives in Michigan, US, with her younger brother, grandfather and paternal aunt, “to get away from India’s divisive politics”. Simran works in her aunt’s salon alongside studying fashion designing while her brother Aditya is a Class VI student.

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  • Chinese President Jinping 'says no' to naming Mark Zuckerberg's unborn child

    Shanghai, Oct. 5 (ANI): Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was left disappointed when Chinese President Xi Jinping refused his request to name his unborn child at a White House dinner last week. With Facebook still banned in China, the President remained unyielding to Zuckerberg as he turned down his request for a Chinese name for his child, the shanghaiist.com said.

  • Sheena Bora murder case: Indrani ‘out of danger’, but drug overdose mystery deepens

    Deepening the mystery over what led to INX Media co-founder Indrani Mukerjea’s collapse inside the Byculla prison, JJ Hospital Dean T P Lahane claimed on Sunday that this was not a case of drug overdose. Relying on the Forensic Science Laboratory’s (FSL), Lahane said her blood samples did not show excessively high levels of Etizolam or Mirtazapine. While Etizolam belongs to the Benzodiazepine class of drugs that are used as an anxiolytic — medication to curb anxiety — Mirtazapine is a new class of anti-depressant that is generally used for depressed patients with significant sleep problems.

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  • Boeing to partner with IIT - Bombay for innovation summit

    Bombay to host a global summit on aerospace innovation. Boeing chairman Jim McNerney and Boeing Defense, Space and Security president and chief executive Chris Chadwick are expected to attend the innovation summit. "In our ever expanding partnership with India, the innovation summit is another milestone in our commitment to support the development of the aerospace ecosystem in India," said Chadwick.

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  • How to Double Your Money Every 4 Years

    In a recent study, a group of University professors show how 539 individual investors were able to consistently double their money every 3.5 years.

  • Ganguly & Pawar show interest in ICC top post

    SHASHANK Manohar is a shrewd tactician and immediately after taking charge on Sunday, he heaped praised on former BCCI chief N. Srinivasan as one of the best secretaries the Board had since Jagmohan Dalmiya. It boils down to the interest shown by Cricket Association of Bengal ( CAB) chief Sourav Ganguly and Mumbai Cricket Association ( MCA) president Sharad Pawar in representing India at the ICC.

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  • ‘ If you’re right, Indians will stand by you’

    "MY FATHER only named me Malala, he did not make me Malala," said youngest ever Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai in an exclusive interview to India Today Television’s Consulting Editor, Rajdeep Sardesai on Saturday. A resident of the Swat Valley in Pakistan, she was shot in the head in 2012 for advocating women’s right to education in Pakistan.

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  • Dadri lynching: Women residents throw stones, chase media out of village

    Fresh violence erupted in Bisara on Saturday — five days after Mohammad Akhlaq was beaten to death and his son severely injured — when a mob of women residents from the village pelted stones at journalists and damaged media vehicles. Sources said a meeting had been held in the village on Friday, where residents had expressed their concerns about media presence in the area.

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  • India look to bounce back in second T20 against South Africa - The Economic Times

    CUTTACK: Handed a defeat in the first Twenty20 International, a determined India will look to plug the loopholes in bowling and bounce back in a must-win second T20 of the three-match series against South Africa here tomorrow. It's an unfamiliar situation for India to start a home series on a losing note, and the manner of the defeat in Dharamsala would put the hosts under tremendous pressure, especially the bowlers. Back after a break of three months, the onus would be on limited overs skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni to bring the team out of the rut and ensure India get back to winning ways. Unlike Dharamsala, the conditions are expected to be ideal for Dhoni's men here and the third T20 in Kolkata as the surface is likely to be low and slow in nature with rains and thundershowers in past few days.

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  • South Mumbai’s bustling Imamwada all set for a multi-million makeover

    The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has sought the Maharashtra government’s nod for redeveloping a string of old residential buildings (standing on 3.5 acres) under the urban renewal or cluster redevelopment scheme. In a bid to modernise the locality, the BMC has now proposed redevelopment of the Bombay Improvement Trust chawls as per the state’s cluster redevelopment policy. A senior state official said that the Imamwada redevelopment is the first proposal to be submitted after the state government came out with it’s new cluster redevelopment policy last September.

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  • Ambala-Dappar railway track: Commissioning of double lane to hit 99 trains today, no rail traffic for 8 hours

    THERE WILL be no railway traffic on the Ambala-Chandigarh railway track for eight hours on Monday (0810 hours to 1610 hours) due to commissioning of the double lane of the Ambala-Dappar railway track. Northern Railway officials said that 20 trains (Express/Mail /Passenger) had been cancelled for Monday while 29 trains had been cancelled partially due to the closure of the track. “The trains that have been partially cancelled comprise 16 mail and express, and 13 passenger trains,” said an official.

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  • Won't let 'NRI Gujaratis' destroy Bihar, says Lalu'

    Patna, Oct. 5 (ANI): Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Monday hit back at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah over his 'jungle raj' remark and said the 'NRI Gujaratis' do not know Bihar better than him and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. "Who knows Bihar better than the Bihari pair of Lalu and Nitish?

  • France's Alstom lands contract for Indian metro link

    France's Alstom said Monday it had won a 150-million-euro ($170 million) contract to provide metro trains and signalling for the northern Indian city of Lucknow. The French manufacturer said it had inked an accord with Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) to provide 20 four-car Metropolis trains fitted with air conditioning for a 23-kilometre (14-mile) line comprising 22 stations. "This is an important project for Lucknow's inhabitants and its visitors as they will soon be able to commute from the north to the south of the city onboard a metro that is safe, fast, reliable and environmentally friendly," said Dominique Pouliquen, Senior Vice-President for Alstom Transport Asia-Pacific.

  • XOLO A500S Online Price in India, Specifications, Reviews, Features : Mobile Phones - Compare India--

    The phone is powered by a 1.2 GHz dual-core processor and has 512 MB RAM. The phone runs Android Jelly Bean 4.2 and its rear has a matte look. The XOLO A500S comes with an internal memory of 4GB which is expandable up to 32GB. It is a dual SIM phone and comes with the Xolo Secure anti-theft app to protect your A500S from data loss or thefts.

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  • Kerala chutney powder's demand rising abroad

    Kochi, Oct 5 (IANS) The export of Kerala's traditional coconut chutney powder is on the rise. For the last fiscal, it has touched $85,949 value or about Rs.56 lakh, the Coconut Development Board (CDB) says. The figures for coconut chutney exports have been constantly rising over the past few fiscals, a report prepared by the CDB shows.

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  • Maharajas' Express flagged off for new tourist season

    New Delhi, Oct. 4 (ANI): Steeped in incredible opulence, Maharajas' Express, the world's leading luxury train, chugged out of a Delhi station on Sunday on a royal odyssey to take its patrons across the famed 'Golden Triangle', signaling the beginning of its first journey of the new tourist season. IRCTC Chairman and Managing Director Dr. AK Manocha, who was present at Safdarjung station from where the train steamed out, said plans are afoot to run Maharajas' Express during the off-season too (April-September) with some concession. The three-night/four-day trip, known as 'Treasures of India' will offer the guests an opportunity to explore and experience the rich cultural heritage of Incredible India, including the Taj Mahal, mighty fortresses and exquisite palaces (in Jaipur) and the Ranthambore National Park.