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Sir Vidia, Fiery Novelist and Nobel Laureate, Dies at 85

Nobel Prize-winning author VS Naipaul or Sir Vidia, as he was sometimes known after being knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 1990, shot to fame with "A House for Mr. Biswas"

King ready to drop a surprise single “Hello”, it's officially new song of summer

After the success of 'selfie', music sensation Kingpaul Singh has come up with another scintillating song 'Hello', which will be a treat for music lovers.

‘Love Jihad’ case: Hadiya reiterates ‘nobody forced me to convert to Islam’

Hadiya, who is at the centre of a row after her conversion to Islam and marriage with a Muslim man, on Saturday left for New Delhi to appear before the Supreme Court in the Kerala ‘Love Jihad’ case on November 27.

Tough to remain 'headstrong' in filmdom: Kangana Ranaut

Actress Kangana Ranaut, known to speak her mind despite the reactions her words elicit, says it is difficult to remain "headstrong" in Bollywood as there are always people who try to make one "feel insignificant". But she continues to fight it.

No dress code or alcohol curbs for girls at BHU campus: Woman proctor

BHU proctor is categorical that there should be no restriction on dress and alcohol for female students at BHU, or ban on non-vegetarian food in the messes.

‘We as a society have myopic understanding of child protection’: Marwaha

With time tears will dry up, fear will fade away and Pradhyumn's grief stricken forgotten. But the parents will be forgotten.

Muslim Ittar maker names perfume after RSS leader

Sections of the RSS are coming up smelling of roses, thanks to a special ittar that has been named after one of its leaders, Indresh Kumar.

Drink scotch with water as it improves taste

Whiskey lovers have argued over this for centuries: is the brew better neat or with water? Science now has the answer. A team of Swedish scientists claim to have found definitive proof that Scotch always tastes better with water.

Teenage pregnancies on the increase

Maternal mortality rates in Delhi have increased marginally -- from 0.37 per 1,000 live births in 2015 to 0.41 in 2016. In another worrying trend, the percentage of teenage pregnancies has gone up significantly. 

Dog smuggling from Russian and Europe under scanner at IGI airport

Next time you land at IGI from an eastern European destination or Russia, don't panic if your checked-in luggage takes a long time to arrive.

Launch of Mrs & Miss India Exquiste

India is set to witness grand showcasing of Miss and MRS INDIA EXQUISITE, 2017, season five pageant.Contestants will participate from all over in India and auditions are happening in different cities like chandigarh, jaipur, guhati, ambala, u p , Mumbai and Delhi, Semi finale will take place in Thailand and finale will happen in Delhi

Crowded chicken farms may be sprouting superbug

Love for chicken delicacies—be it butter chicken or fried—may involve a health risk for not only Indians, but the entire world, a new study warns.

Is coffee good or bad stimulant?

In the last few years, urban India has acquired a new coffee culture. International coffee chains are opening coffee shops and doing brisk business, even in smaller towns. While, south Indian filtered coffee has been a tradition, India in general is waking up to coffee.

Acid attack survivors Sheroes Hangout cafe draws people from around the world

The dimly litSheroes Hangout café, was stirring to life on a Monday morning as the traffic flow on the sleepy Fatehabad Road outside gradually picked up pace.

Bahubali 2 to surpasses Amir Khan’s Dangal to become Bollywood’s highest money spinning movie

Dangal holds this record at the moment, with a lifetime worldwide box office collection of Rs 1962 crore (the film is still running in China and it expected to touch the Rs 2000 crore mark in its lifetime run). Though Baahubali 2 has now slumped in the Indian market, the movie is all set to release in China on September 17 and hence, it will soon beat Dangal at the worldwide box office.