Updated 10:35 AM Jul 13, 2014

PM Modi to leave for Brazil today to attend the BRICS summit

His meeting with Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin was shelved after Germany's entry into the Fifa World Cup final for which she will be in Brazil.

World Cup 2014: Germany's road to the final

Germany put on two of the most explosive displays of the tournament - beating Portugal 4-0 in the group stage and demolishing hosts Brazil 7-1 in the semis.

World Cup 2014: Argentina's road to the final

Argentina came into the 2014 World Cup as one of the favourites, but they haven't been as impressive as they are known to be despite having made it to the final.

World Cup 2014: Netherlands beat hosts Brazil 3-0 to finish third

Robin van Persie and Daley Blind scored early goals to help give the Netherlands a 3-0 win over host Brazil in the third-place match at the World Cup on Saturday.

A village where literacy is 100 percent, corruption zero

Villagers of Chatter in Ramgarh district claim that no case of crime has been reported here since independence.

State government announces free graduation for girls

This order also applies to engineering colleges where otherwise the students have to shell out about Rs 18,ooo fee per year.

Iran dates a big hit among rozedaars during Ramzan

The markets are flooded with several varieties of dates from Iran and other Middle Eastern countries during the holy month of Ramzan.

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