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Prime Minister Narendra Modi wields a broom with NDMC workers to launch the “Swachh Bharat Abhiyan” at Valmiki Basti in New Delhi on Thursday.
PTI Prime Minister Narendra Modi wields a broom with NDMC workers to launch the “Swachh Bharat Abhiyan” at Valmiki Basti in New Delhi on Thursday.

‘Clean India will give us as much joy as Quit India’

Making an appeal for a non-political movement driven by patriotism, Narendra Modi launches the Clean India Mission. »


Pakistani troops on Wednesday violated ceasefire after over a month-long lull, and resorted to heavy firing and mortar shelling along the Line of Control. File photo

6 civilians injured in Pakistan shelling along LoC

Civilian population living in the border hamlets of Gigriyal and Uripura along the LoC were targeted during the firing, police said. »
J. Elavarasi and V.K. Sasikala

Jayalalithaa, associates used front companies to mask murky deals: court

‘It could not be believed that being the Chief Minister of a State, she was unaware of the large-scale activities carried on by persons living in her own house’ »

Assembly 2014

BJP has coined a slogan “chalo chalein Modi ke saath” (Let’s move with Modi) to woo the electorate in Haryana and Maharashtra. File photo.

Modi to campaign in Haryana, Maharashtra from Oct 4

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will campaign for BJP by addressing poll rallies in Haryana and Maharashtra from October 4. Party’s senior leaders L K Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi, besides BJP Chie... »
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In a first, transgender opens Durga Puja pandal

In a marked departure from the practice of inauguration of Durga Puja by celebrities, cine stars and sportsperson, a transgender had the rare opportunity of inaugurating a community Puja in the cit... »
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Ramakrishna Nemani, NASA Earth Scientist

NASA scientist adapts technology for farmers’ benefit

Terrestrial Observation and Predicting System uses climatic data to secure Indian farmers from risks of climate change and ensure that crop insurance reaches the deserving. »
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Xavier Doherty (right) is leading the Hobart Hurricanes in place of Tim Paine. Photo: Akhilesh Kumar

Hurricanes win toss, elect to bat against KKR

Hobart Hurricanes won the toss and elected to bat in the CLT20 semifinal against Kolkata Knight Riders at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket stadium in Hyderabad »
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The new software represents an attempt to step back from the radical redesign that alienated many PC users when Windows 8 was introduced two years ago.

Microsoft unveils Windows 10 Operating System

Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday announced its 'Windows 10' Operating System to replace the largely unpopular Windows 8, skipping a number to mark a leap toward unifying the way people work on t... »
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A diamond sutra

French artist and jewellery counsellor Olaf Van Cleef, who’s in the city for his 12th show, tells DEEPA ALEXANDER why India continues to inspire his work »
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Education Plus

Aditya Hebbar

IISc undergraduate scores full marks in GRE

A student of the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) has managed to score full marks in the GRE (Graduate Record Examinations). Aditya Hebbar, who is in his fourth year of the first batch of the fou... »
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The move starring Shahid Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor, Tabu and Kay Kay Menon will hit theatres tomorrow. »

The Conviction of a Chief Minister

With the Special Court in Bangalore pronouncing AIADMK general secretary, Jayalalithaa, guilty in the disproportionate assets case, she becomes the first Indian Chief Minister in office to be convicted under the Prevention of Corruption Act. The historic verdict has unseated a popularly elected Chief Minister and will have a deep impact on the politics of Tamil Nadu, says Saptarshi Bhattacharya.Read more »

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