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India to celebrate Nehru's 125th birth anniversary

New Delhi , Sep 19

The Ministry of Culture Friday said Rs.20 crore has been allocated for various projects to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of Jawaharlal Nehru this year.

How to avoid falling for friends

London , Sep 19

Having a close circle of friends might be great in many ways, but there are more chances of falling for them. Look for other ways to find the perfect match rather than just looking around to see who's nearby.

12 injured in clash over organising Durga Puja in Tripura

Agartala , Sep 19

At least 12 people, including six women, were injured during a clash between two communities over organising Durga Puja in Tripura, police said Friday.

Indian muslims should integrate not assimilate: AMU VC

Hyderabad , Sep 19 Indian Muslims should integrate but not assimilate. They should contribute in nation building, national security and economy, but conserve Islamic traditions, culture and ethos, feels Aligarh Muslim University Vice Chancellor Lieutenant General Zameer Uddin Shah (retd).

App to read your state of mind

New York , Sep 19

Your phone may now automatically know if you are depressed, stressed or lonely as researchers have developed an app that reveals mental health, performance and behaviour of users.

Why unequal pay irks employees

New York , Sep 19

Ever wondered why it bothers you when your colleague earns more even when both of you do the same job? This is because humans have a sense of fairness that has evolved over time to favour long-term cooperation, says a study.

Miley Cyrus strips for magazine shoot

Los Angeles , Sep 19

Pop star Miley Cyrus, who has attracted widespread controversy for her antics in recent times, has shed clothes for a magazine shoot.

Modi condoles mandolin player U. Srinivas' death

New Delhi , Sep 19

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday expressed grief on the demise of well-known mandolin player Uppalapu Srinivas.

This fall mix and match wardrobe, save money

New York , Sep 19

Mix and match existing basic and classic items in your wardrobe to look your best this fall.

Book on Simranjit Singh Mann launched

New Delhi , Sep 19

A book that documents Shiromani Akali Dal president Simranjit Singh Mann's stay in a prison and the story of his family in the aftermath of the Operation Bluestar was launched in Delhi.