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  • Discussion on euthanasia extremely essential, says Veerappa Moily 5 days ago

    The debate on passive euthanasia has been reignited after the Supreme Court issued a notice to all states on a plea for legalising euthanasia. The petition, filed by NGO Common Cause, says a person declared medically vegetative should be allowed to sign away his right to live by withdrawing artificial...
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  • SC seeks opinion from states, UTs on legalising euthanasia 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has issued a notice to all states and Union territories on the concept of living will or euthanasia. The notice comes in reply to a plea filed by an NGO which allows every person to sign away his right to live and die with dignity...
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  • News 360: Centre strongly disapproves of Vaidik's meeting with Hafiz Saeed 1 week ago

    With the increasing pressure from the opposition, the government has been forced to clarify its stand on yoga teacher Ramdev's close aide Ved Pratap Vaidik's meeting with 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed in Lahore. The government has fielded its senior ministers in both the Houses of Parliament as the issue disrupted...
  • Live: I feel bad, have worked more with Congress than BJP, says Ved Vaidik 1 week ago

    Ramdev aide Ved Prakash Vaidik's 'interview' with 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed disrupted Parliament for second day on Tuesday. Even as the government says it has nothing to do with the meeting, the Opposition has demanded his arrest and has called for a debate on the issue....
  • Live: Congress raises Ramdev aide Vaidik's meeting with Hafiz Saeed in Rajya Sabha July 14, 2014

    The Rail Budget will be discussed by both Houses of Parliament on Monday. The Lok Sabha will also be taking up the TRAI Amendment Bill for consideration and passing by the lower House. This bill replaces the ordinance which paved the way for Nripendra Mishra's appointment as Principal Secretary to...
  • As it happened: Brazil vs Netherlands, third-place play-off July 13, 2014

    Catch all the live updates from the third-place play-off match between Brazil and Netherlands at the Estadio Nacional in Brasilia. (Scroll down for the Live Blog) Neymar has urged his Brazil team-mates to rescue some of their battered pride after their humiliating World Cup semi-final defeat to Germany by beating the...
  • Live Score, 1st Test: India opt to bat against England, debut for Stuart Binny July 9, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Pre-match: The visitors haven't forgotten the 4-0 whitewash in 2011 and also seek their first overseas Test win in three years. The 2011 whitewash made England the new No. 1 Test team, displacing India in the most ruthless manner possible. But...
  • Sri Lanka vs South Africa Live Score: 2nd ODI at Pallekele July 9, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: Sri Lanka opt to bat against South Africa. Playing XIs: South Africa: Hashim Amla, Quinton de Kock (wk), Jacques Kallis, AB de Villiers (capt), Jean-Paul Duminy, David Miller, Ryan McLaren, Vernon Philander, Dale Steyn, Morne Morkel, Imran Tahir Sri Lanka: Kushal Janith...
  • Live: FM Arun Jaitley tables Economic Survey in Parliament July 9, 2014

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has tabled the Economic Survey 2013-2014 in Parliament on Wednesday. The Survey gives a broad idea on the macro economic data of the country which will impact Budget decisions. ...
  • Live blog: July 7 July 7, 2014

    The Budget Session of the 16th Lok Sabha begins today with high expectations. The Modi government will be presenting its maiden Rail Budget on Tuesday and the General Budget on July 10. ...
  • West Indies vs New Zealand Live Score: 2nd Twenty20 at Roseau July 6, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: New Zealand opt to bowl against West Indies. Teams: West Indies XI: Lendl Simmons, Dwayne Smith, Andre Fletcher, Darren Bravo, Kieron Pollard, Denesh Ramdin(w), Darren Sammy(c), Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Samuel Badree, Sheldon Cottrell New Zealand Playing XI: Kane Williamson, James Neesham,...
  • Gear Live: Samsung's first Android Wear smartwatch goes on sale in India at Rs 15,900 July 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Samsung's first Android Wear smartwatch, which was earlier listed as "coming soon" on the Google India Play Store, is now up for pre-order on Play Store at Rs 15,900. Customers can pre-book a smartwatch, but it won't be shipped before July 18. This dust and water-resistant smartwatch has a...
  • West Indies vs New Zealand Live Score: 1st Twenty20 at Roseau July 5, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: New Zealand opt to bowl against West Indies. Pre-match: Sunil Narine returns to the West Indies fold with the mystery spinner seeking to maintain his stranglehold over New Zealand in the T20 Internationals on Saturday and Sunday at Windsor Park...
  • Live: PM Modi inaugurates the Udhampur-Katra rail link July 4, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off the Vaishno Devi express from Udhampur to the holy town of Katra on Friday. This is the first train to Katra near Mata Vaishno Devi shrine. ...
  • Battle of the smartwatches: LG's G Watch, Samsung Gear Live, Samsung Gear 2 reviewed July 3, 2014

    New York: New Android wristwatches from Samsung and LG make a few evolutionary advances, though I won't be rushing out to buy either. Samsung's Gear Live and LG's G Watch are good products and will appeal to those who like to be among the first to own new gadgets. The watches serve...
  • Android Wear review: Rather limited in what it can do now but should evolve fast July 2, 2014

    New York: In its first iteration, Google's Android Wear software for computerised wristwatches isn't so much about innovation as it is an effort at simplification. Available in two smartwatches out within the next week, Android Wear is rather limited in what it can do. Even last year's smartwatches do some things...
  • Bihar: Eight live bombs recovered from passenger train June 30, 2014

    Eight live bombs were on Monday morning recovered from a passenger train near Kishenganj, Bihar. ...
  • Live blog: Congress leader Manish Tewari on AK Antony's charges of appeasement June 30, 2014

    The Indian Space Research Organisation launched the PSLV C-23 rocket at 9:52 am. The PSLV-C23 rocket is carrying satellites of France, Germany, Canada and Singapore....
  • Live Score: West Indies vs New Zealand, 3rd Test, Day 4 June 29, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day-3 Round-up: Kane Wiliamson and Brendon McCullum lifted New Zealand to 123 for 3, a lead of 99, at stumps on the third day. Early strikes by the West Indies bowlers put the tourists under pressure in their second innings...
  • Nanny from hell? Frustrated California family says 64-year-old caretaker refuses to leave their home even after being fired June 28, 2014

    A California family is exasperated - and fearful - after a 64-year-old woman they hired as a live-in nanny stopped working and has refused to move out of their home after being fired. Marcella Bracamonte says she and her husband, Ralph, hired Diane Stretton in early March to do chores and...
  • Live blog: June 28 June 28, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party has organised a two-day orientation programme starting Saturday to impart training to the newly-elected MPs on enhancing their Parliamentary and public conduct. The workshop will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Rajnath Singh. ...
  • LG G Watch goes on sale in India at Rs 14,999; Samsung Gear Live to come at Rs 15,900 June 27, 2014

    New Delhi: LG G Watch is the first Android Wear smartwatch to go on sale in India. Priced at Rs 14,999, the watch is available to order on the Google India Play Store. Users can pre-book a smartwatch but it will not be shipped before July 8. The G Watch, which...
  • Android Wear: LG G Watch, Samsung Gear Live smartwatches launched; Moto 360 coming soon June 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Google has announced the launch of the first set of smartwatches based on its Android mobile software, Android Wear, at its annual developers conference - Google I/O 2014. The LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live are the first Android wear smartwatches to go on sale and are available...
  • As it happened: Nigeria vs Argentina, Bosnia-Herzegovina vs Iran June 26, 2014

    Catch all the LIVE updates from both the Group F matches as Nigeria take on Argentina whereas Bosnia-Herzegovina face Iran. (Scroll down for the Live Blog) The Argentina lineup is aiming to produce a better team performance in front of fans, who have had little to cheer about so far...
  • Live blog and live stream: Google I/O 2014 keynote address June 25, 2014

    Google, whose Android software reigns as the world's dominant smartphone operating system, will step up efforts to make inroads into cars, televisions and other devices at its annual developer conference this week. Follow the updates of the Google I/O 2014 keynote address on our live blog. The two-day Google I/O conference...
  • Live Blog: June 25 June 25, 2014

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