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Shah Rukh Khan’s cousin Noor Jehan to contest Pakistan general election

A cousin of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan will contest the July 25 general election in Pakistan from a constituency here, a media report...

Any attempt to define India through religion, intolerance will dilute its existence: Pranab Mukherjee

Former President and Congress veteran Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday warned that any attempt to define India through "religion, dogma or intolerance" will only dilute...

ED grills Raj Kundra husband of actor Shilpa Shetty in Bitcoin PMLA case

The ED on Tuesday questioned Raj Kundra, husband of actor Shilpa Shetty, in connection with a money laundering probe related to a bitcoin transactions...

Senior IAF officer dies in Jaguar crash in Gujarat Kutch

An Indian Air Force Jaguar fighter jet on Tuesday crashed in Gujarat's Kutch district soon after it took off from the Jamnagar air base,...

It took 8 years to eradicate polio from the country: Amitabh Bachchan

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan said it took eight years for India to become polio free and he is happy to have contributed to the cause....

Good that Modi doesn’t take ‘real’ questions: Gandhi on PM’s NTU interview

Taking a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday accused him of giving scripted interviews and said it would...

Sita was “abducted” by Rama, says Gujarat board textbook

Sita was "abducted" by Lord Rama, says a textbook of Class XII in Gujarat. As the blooper in the English version of Sanskrit subject...

IISc makes it to top 100 in Times Higher Education ranking

The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bengaluru has made it to the top 100 universities in the Times Higher Education's World Reputation Rankings...

India is second to China in terms of numbers of smokers

India is second to China in terms of number of smokers aged 15 or above accounting for 106 million of the world's 1.1 billion...

Passports Of 5 NRIs Revoked Over Matrimonial Disputes

The Ministry of External Affairs has revoked the passports of five NRIs out of six cases, in which lookout circulars (LoCs) were issued by...