Sanjitha Khumukcham completes a lift during the 48-kg women's weightlifting event at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Thursday. She won the first gold for India at CWG 2014.
PTI Sanjitha Khumukcham completes a lift during the 48-kg women's weightlifting event at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Thursday. She won the first gold for India at CWG 2014.

Sanjita wins India’s first gold at CWG 2014

Sanjita won with a total lift of 173kg (77+96) while Mirabai grabbed the silver with a cumulative effort of 170 (75+95) in the absence of other strong competitors. »

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Chennai Monorail to be restructured

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A woman dusts a lamp shade at
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Photo: Monica Tiwari.

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The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) formed a two-member committee on Wednesday to investigate the force-feeding of a worker by a Shiv Sena MP in the Maharashtra Sadan cante... »
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Once declared wilful defaulter, criminal proceedings can be initiated against promoters and directors of the company.

‘Banks initiate process of declaring KFA as wilful defaulter’

The government on Thursday said some banks have initiated the process of declaring debt-ridden Kingfisher Airlines as wilful defaulter.“Some banks have already started the process,” Financi... »
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(L-R) Soumitra Gupta, CEO, Oplus, Rajeev Asija, CEO, Aforserve and Tony Navin, sr. vice president, Snapdeal launching XonPhone 5 in New Delhi on Thursday. Photo: Sandeep Saxena

Oplus launches XonPhone 5 on Snapdeal

Oplus India, a subsidiary of Oplus Taiwan, today announced the launch of its first smartphone in the country — the XonPhone5, priced at Rs. 7,999. The company has launched the handset th... »
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The shooting down of MH17 is one of the most horrific consequences of the latest version of the "Great Game".

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It’s a telling commentary that the media groups blacklisted any news on the film and the VHP chose to make it more popular!

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Gujarat, Rajasthan and Punjab: The Need for a Border States Group

The aim of the research report by Tridivesh Singh Maini is to examine the approach of the political leadership, as well as the business community, in three ‘border States’ towards India-Pakistan ties.This paper has sought to look at a number of factors, which include politics, economics as well as security issues.Read Article »

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