Wednesday, Jan 18th 2017
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Many B-town celebs have come out in support of 'Dangal' girl Zaira Wasim, latest victim of social media trolls, including veteran actor Anupam Kher who has stre...

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'Nepal's relations with India should not be compared with any other country in the region.Even though all countries have the right to pursue their interests for...

by : Priti

Who does not want joy? It is, after all, the "basic fabric" of life, the "natural choice" of every human being. And yet, it is only an "occasiona...

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National

Jammu and Kashmir: 3 Hizbul terrorists killed in encounter with security forces in Pahalgam

by : FnF Desk

All three militants, who were holed up in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district, were killed in an encounter with the security forces. The terrorists killed are believed to be from the terror out...

If Modi can demonetise, he can also revamp higher education and research'

by : Sahana Ghosh

The Narendra Modi government should show decisiveness of the kind that was on display over demonetisation to depoliticise and revamp regulatory bodies in higher education and research like the Univers...

Court sends Delhi paedophile Sunil Rastogi to 14 days judicial custody

by : FnF Correspondent

Accused paedophile Sunil Rastogi was sent to judicial custody for 14 days by a Delhi court on Monday. The Delhi Police had arrested the serial rapist from East delhi's Ashok Nagar on Sunday for ...

International

Protests across US, political boycotts ahead of President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration

by : FnF Desk

Protests demonstrations and political boycotts will tangle with festive carousing and celebratory parties in Washington DC this week, setting the tone for four antagonistic years between supporters ...

Just 8 billionaires own half the world's wealth, India's 1% richest own 58% wealth of the country: Oxfam

by : FnF Desk

In signs of rising income inequality, India's richest 1 per cent now hold a huge 58 per cent of the country's total wealth - higher than the global figure of about 50 per cent, a new study s...

Barack Obama charted course that benefited both India, US: White House

by : FnF Desk

During his eight years in power, US President Barack Obama charted a course with India which he believed would benefit people of both countries, his spokesman has said. "President Obama has recognised...

Business

Demonetisation fallout: ATM makers get a big boost in new orders

by : FnF Desk

The government's November 8 move last year to demonetise higher-denomination currencies was said to be aimed at tackling the issues of black money and counterfeit notes. But it has also uncovered...

Cutting free ATM withdrawals to three being considered

by : FnF Desk

If you thought not being able to withdraw as much as you wanted to from ATMs was painful, here's some more worry coming your way. The government is considering a proposal to reduce the free withd...

Why Uber is bullish on carpooling, ride-sharing for Indian roads

by : FnF Desk

For a country that considers car ownership as a status symbol, it has been interesting to note that people are finally adapting to the idea of sharing rides. In India, carpooling and ride-sharing can ...

Others

Junk food, sugary drinks may invite higher taxes in the upcoming budget

by : FnF Desk

Junk food and sugar-sweetened beverages may attract higher taxes in the upcoming budget. In an effort to curb the growing incidence of lifestyle diseases like diabetes and obesity, the government is m...

Why are communal riots persisting post-partition: Naseera Sharma

by : Somrita Ghosh

Author Naseera Sharma, named last month for a Sahitya Akademi Award, laments that communal riots are continuing despite the partition of the country in 1947, saying her writings aim to disperse the di...

Andhra capital Amaravati enters execution phase

by : Mohammed Shafeeq

The development of Andhra Pradesh's new capital Amaravati on the banks of the Krishna river near here has entered the execution phase -- with the focus now shifting to creating critical infrastru...

Entertainment

Filmfare Awards 2017: Dangal, Aamir Khan, Alia Bhatt Bag Top Honour This Year

by : FnF Desk

At the glittering Filmfare awards last night, "Dangal" swept away three of four major awards -- Best Film, Aamir Khan won Best Actor and Nitesh Tiwari won Best Director award while Alia Bhatt won the...

'Hollywood can learn how to embrace culture from Bollywood'

by : Sugandha Rawal

Apart from the dance and drama of Bollywood, Jess Gonchor is captivated by how the Indian film industry puts pieces of Indian culture into its storylines. The American production designer ("The Devil ...

Amaal Mallik slams the jury at Award Functions, takes a dig at Aishwarya Rai Bachchan!

by : FnF Desk

Music composer and playback singer Amaal Mallik recently joined the league of Aamir Khan and Kangana Ranaut, to express his anger and disappointment regarding the jury's decisions at award functi...

Health

Benefits of apple

by : FnF Desk

A collection of research studies suggests that apples may well be one of the healthiest foods for you to include in your daily diet. Let's take a look at the possible health benefits suggested by...

Benefits of pomegranates

by : FnF Desk

Brimming with sweet seeds, but offering no edible flesh, the pomegranate isn't the most appetising fruit in the bowl....

Health benefits of bananas

by : FnF Desk

Dan Koeppel, author of Banana: The Fate of the Fruit That Changed the World, in his book traces the banana back to the Garden of Eden, where he believes it was the banana, not the apple, that was the ...

Editor's Blog

Demonetization, a bitter pill stuck in the throat

by : Priti Prakash

The year 2016 finale saw a defining descendency of the state of Indian economic health. Demonetizati...

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Will the state election 2017 be the litmus test for Modi govt's policies?

Bloggers Spot

Celebrating Nehru's Legacy and Vision

by : Satya Narayan Sahu

Jawahar Lal Nehru, such a man who raised the stature of India at the global level in face of many ch...

Conduct Rules for whom?

by : Rajeshwar Singal

This may sound like a dilemma, but it is not far from truth. Conduct Rules are meant to govern condu...

Twice bitten, not yet shy

by : Sunita Narain

Urban India is sick. Yes, that is right. Across our cities, dengue and chikungunya are taking their ...

Common Man and Judicial System

by : Ravi Kishore

Today every one is talking about judicial accountability i.e. how the whole system of judiciary is t...

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