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Investigations into the sensational Sheena Bora murder case took a new turn with Mumbai police writing to banks to seek details of overseas bank accounts of the Mukerjea ...

04, Sep 2015
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A Supreme Court judge on Friday recused himself from hearing a plea against removal of Special Public Prosecutor by NIA in the 2008 Malegaon blasts case, saying that he h...

04, Sep 2015
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The government is expected to announce the implementation of the one rank one pension (OROP) scheme before the dates for the Bihar polls are made public but differences r...

04, Sep 2015
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National

Women officers of Indian Navy should get permanent commission: Delhi HC

04, Sep 2015, by : FnF Correspondent

In a landmark ruling, the Delhi High Court on Friday allowed women officers of the Indian Navy to get permanent commission in the forces. The High Court, while passing its order said, "courts would f...

India cancels foreign funding licence of Greenpeace local unit

04, Sep 2015, by : FnF Desk

India's government has cancelled a licence that allowed Greenpeace International's Indian unit receive donations from abroad, the environmental group said on Thursday. Prime Minister Narendr...

Mufti government spying on me: Omar Abdullah

04, Sep 2015, by : FnF Correspondent

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Friday accused the state government of "brazenly spying" on him. The National Conference leader tweeted that a journalist interviewing him for...


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Mangalore-Chennai Express derails in Tamil Nadu, 42 injured

04, Sep 2015, by : FnF Correspondent

At least 42 people were injured after six coaches of the Chennai-Mangalore Express derailed in Tamil Nadu early Friday. There were no immediate reports of fatalities from the accident that occurred ne...

Weak monsoon pushes Delhi's air quality into a downward plummet

04, Sep 2015, by : FnF Desk

No rains mean more pollution and pollution is exactly what the people of Delhi are facing. Due to weak monsoons and the rains letting up early this year, the pollution quotient seems to have gone up, ...

Teachers play big role in students' life: PM Modi

04, Sep 2015, by : FnF Correspondent

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said teachers play a big role in students' life. He said teachers have a great responsibility towards shaping the future of children. "We pay tributes to (...

International

UK PM David Cameron considers help for Syrian refugees

04, Sep 2015, by : FnF Correspondent

British Prime Minister David Cameron is expected to draw up a plan on Friday as a response to growing pressure to accept Syrian refugees, thousands of them directly from UN camps on the border with Sy...

Indian-American academics spar over Modi visit to Silicon Valley

04, Sep 2015, by : Arun Kumar

Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Silicon Valley, a war of words has broken out between pro and anti Modi academics of Indian descent spread over major American universities. The f...

My family died in my arms, one by one: Aylan Kurdi's father

04, Sep 2015, by : FnF Correspondent

The father of a three-year-old Syrian boy, whose body was washed up on a Turkish beach in an image that shocked the world, said his children "slipped through my hands" as their boat was taking in wate...

Business

Iconic Gita Press in crisis amid labour dispute

04, Sep 2015, by : Mohit Dubey

The printing machines at the famed Gita Press here have fallen silent for the first time in 92 years of its existence. The leading publishing house, which has so far churned out more than 120 million ...

Upcoming US macro data dent markets; Sensex closes 563 points down

04, Sep 2015, by : FnF Correspondent

Expectation of an interest rate hike in the US, strengthening crude oil prices and weakening of rupee value dented investor sentiments -- leading to a barometer index to provisionally close 563 points...

ONGC buys 15% stake in Russia's Vankor oil field for Rs 8,933 crore

04, Sep 2015, by : FnF Correspondent

ONGC Videsh Limited signed definitive agreements to acquire up to 15% shares in CSJC Vankorneft, a company organized under the law of Russian Federation which is the owner of Vankor Field and NorthVan...

Entertainment

Welcome Back: Want to crack a rib with laughter fit? Watch it!

04, Sep 2015, by : FnF Desk

The second half of 2015 is already brewing in a delicious soup of great films. The glorious and victorious year has come up with Anees Bazmee's 'Welcome Back' to tickle the funny bones ...

Iranian consulate refuses to meet NGO seeking ban on Muhammad

04, Sep 2015, by : FnF Desk

The Iranian consulate in Mumbai on Thursday refused to accept a memorandum by an Indian NGO seeking a ban on the controversial movie Mohammad: The Messenger of God and booking the filmmakers. Accordi...

Politicians' comments on Sunny Leone ad silly, says Shilpa

04, Sep 2015, by : FnF Correspondent

Actress Shilpa Shetty came out in support of actress Sunny Leone by terming the recent controversy on her condom advertisement as "silly comments by a fringe". "It's just some of the fringe who ...

Others

Animals, not catastrophe, caused Earth's first mass extinction

04, Sep 2015, by : FnF Correspondent

The Earth's first mass extinction event 540 million years ago was caused not by a meteorite impact or volcanic super-eruption but by the rise of early animals that dramatically changed the prehis...

Over 80 per cent users rely on Twitter for news: Survey

04, Sep 2015, by : FnF Correspondent

Among all social networking platforms, micro-blogging site Twitter is the top source for users when it comes to breaking news, a new online survey of more than 4,700 social media users has revealed. N...

US Open 2015: Sania Mirza, Leander Paes book second round berths

04, Sep 2015, by : FnF Desk

Leander Paes and Sania Mirza made it to the second round of the US Open with straight sets win in their respective events. Leander and his Spanish partner Fernansdo Verdasco got the better of Germans...

Editor's Blog

Proud of being an Indian: What's our USP!

by : Priti Prakash

Its India's 69th anniversary of Independence and we are very young a nation. Marching forward in tim...

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Inequality in the 21st century world order: Perspectives from Dr Ambedkar

by : Satya Narayan Sahu

The accelerated pace of globalisation at the heart of which remain neoliberal policies has resulted ...

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...

Indian food for nutrition, nature & livelihood

by : Sunita Narain

The nutrition, nature and livelihood connection still exists as Indians eat local, nutritious, home-...

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...