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Commonwealth Games 2014: Indian grapplers win four silver,one bronze

India's Sakshi Malik with silver medal after medal ceremony of the women's Freestyle Wrestling 56kg final

Indian grapplers collected four silver and a bronze from the wrestling arena, a far cry from yesterday's three-gold burst but still a creditable performance, as they swelled their overall tally in the

Commonwealth Games 2014 : Vijender advances,Indian boxers assure medals

India's Vijender Vijender celebrates victory against Trinidad and Tobago's Aaron Prince

Star boxer Vijender Singh punchedhis way into the semifinals assuring himself of a medal after four other Indian pugilists assured themselves of at least a bronze each in the 20th Commonwealth Games h

4 hour Gaza ‘lull’ after 16 die in UN school hit

Israel was on Wednesday observing a four-hour lull in Gaza several hours after a deadly strike on a school killed 16, drawing a furious response from a UN refugee agency.

Amazon bets $2billions to Flipkart’s $1billions

Amazon’s founder CEO Jeff Bezos feels India will be fastest area of firm’s growth

John Kerry in Delhi for strategic dialogue today

 US Secretary of State John Kerry gestures upon his arrival at AFS Palam in New Delhi on Wednesday. -PTI

US secretary of state John Kerry flew into New Delhi on Wednesday evening amid expectations that India and the United States will be able to impart a fresh impetus to their bilateral ties when they be

No tax amnesty for black money: Arun Jaitley

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley speaks in the Rajya Sabha in New Delhi on Thursday. -PTI

Union finance minister Arun Jaitley Wednesday ruled out any tax amnesty to unearth black money, saying it would go against honest taxpayers.

200 missing in Pune mudslide

Entire village buried in heavy rain

Breaking the ice with Narendra Modi? John Kerry heads to India to end relationship rut

Narendra Modi and US Secretary of State John Kerry (Photo: PTI/AP)

US Secretary of State John Kerry headed Tuesday to India on a mission to break the ice with new Prime Minister Narendra Modi and repair a rut in a once warming relationship.

Commonwealth Games 2014: Final was easy; India will dominate more on mat: Sushil Kumar

India's wrestling medalists Sushil Kumar, Vinesh, Amit Kumar and Rajiv Tomar with medals

Star grappler Sushil Kumar says the gold medal bout against Pakistan's Qamar Abbas was a cake walk for him and he predicted India's further domination in wrestling arena at the ongoing Commonwealth Ga

The collective moral might and high-mindedness of the Communist parties of India miserably failed the country in the critical battle of 2014. Their numbers in Parliament dropped drastically and their presence as an ideological force is dwindling day by day.

Here is something for Dinanath Batra to chew on. While he leads the charge against cakes and candles on birthdays, all things Western, including English language education, millions of Chinese college students take the country’s many standardised English tests every year, hoping to embellish their resumes with language certificates.