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Here is your horoscope for the day: January 19, 2015

ARIES<p>You gain money and influence through deals and projects today. Be caring when using energy to influence people around you. You gain through a …

Charisma

PM Narendra Modi cabinet moves to paperless future

The Modi government is planning to arm ministers and top bureaucrats with tablets or e-readers powered by a secure and encrypted app to make cabinet …

India

Top Selling SUVs In India In December 2014

<i>A closer look at the sales numbers of SUVs sold in India in December 2014. The segment is hotting up with increased demand.</i><p>The SUV market in India is …

Anti-Charlie rally in Pakistan draws 5,000 | Reuters

LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - Around 5,000 people rallied against French magazine Charlie Hebdo in Pakistan’s eastern city of Lahore on Sunday, and the founder of a group banned for militant links urged protesters to boycott French products.<p>A man burns posters, featuring France's President Francois …

North Africa

A question of confidence for visitors

England v India, Carlton Mid Tri-Series, Brisbane<p>Match facts<p>January 20, Brisbane<br>Start time 1320 local (0320 GMT)<p>Big Picture<p>Having both been beaten …

LeT trying to infiltrate into India; BSF bolsters security along International Border ahead of Obama visit

BSF has stepped up security along the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir, deploying close to 1,200 additional personnel there in view of …

Barack Obama

Sister Nivedita to Julia Roberts: some Western converts to Hinduism

India the exotic has lured in many foreigners in search of meaning over the centuries.<p>Last week, the Press Information Bureau marked the 152nd birth …

Same-sex love had always been openly written about in India

From courtesans' high standing in pre-colonial Lucknow to literature on same-sex relationships in that period, Ruth Vanita will cover a range of …

Top Selling MUVs In India In December 2014

MV Agusta Brutale 800 Review Bike Tested: MV Agusta Brutale 800; Road Test No. 923 Price OTR Mumbai: Rs. 19.46 lakhs The MV Agusta Brutale … Read More<p>…

Air India to cut costs by USD 227m to reduce losses

State-owned carrier Air India is to cuts its costs by Rs 1,400 crore (USD 227 million), or about 6 percent of its total outlays, in the next …

South Indian recipes

From Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu to Kerala, find dosa, sambar, rasam, aviyal and many other traditional veg, non-veg, easy or elaborate …

Food

How Xiaomi plans to take over India’s smartphone market in 2015

On Jul. 22, 2014, Xiaomi decided to sell its Mi 3 model on Flipkart, the Indian e-commerce website.<p>Some 100,000 people signed up to buy the phone and Flipkart just couldn’t handle the rush.<p>Soon, this became the norm for the fast-growing Chinese smartphone company. The entire stock of Xiaomi’s …

Mobile

Mobile manufacturing moving out to Vietnam, Indian cellular industry warns

The Indian cellular industry has expressed concern that manufacturing is moving out of the country to Vietnam and says the government needs to create …

Jeep 554 SUV To Make Global Debut In India In 2017

<i>Codenamed 554, the new C-segment SUV will be sold under the Jeep brand and will use a 2.0-litre MultiJet diesel engine that will also power Tata’s</i> …

How Twitter changed its mind on India

In 2013, the microblogging site was tepid about the India opportunity. Things have changed. Today, the country is Twitter's fastest-growing market …

Social Media

Praveen's Butter Chicken

(4)<p>1 hour 40 mins<p>Butter chicken or murgh makhani is an Indian dish from the Punjab region popular in countries all over the world that have a …

Xiaomi to launch Mi 4 on January 28 in India

It's only been a few days since Xiaomi launched its flagship smartphones, the <b>Mi Note and Mi Note Pro</b><b>,</b> at an event in Beijing. Now, if reports are to …

Mobile Technology

India’s New Pink Taxi Fleet for Women Offers Pepper Spray, Panic Buttons

By<p>Sean McLain<p>Sean McLain<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@McLainSean<p>sean.mclain@wsj.com<p>One of India’s largest taxi companies says it has a solution for women worried about their safety after the alleged rape by an Uber driver: pink cabs with pepper spray.<p>Meru Cab chief executive Siddhartha Pahwa …

India

No terror during Obama's India trip, US warns Pakistan

<b>Washington</b>: Ahead of President Barack Obama's India visit, the US has asked Pakistan to ensure that there is no cross-border terror incident during …

India

India arrests after Muslim men burnt alive in Bihar

<b>At least 14 people have been arrested in the northern Indian state of Bihar after three Muslims were burnt alive when a mob set fire to dozens of homes.</b><p>The violence erupted on Sunday in Ajitpur in Muzaffarpur district.<p>It came after the body of a Hindu man was found in the village more than a week …

India

'Speak English' row: theoretically I cannot speak Hindi, says David Warner

David Warner has defended his “speak English” demand in a slanging match with Indian batsman Rohit Sharma but admits he was mistaken over the incident that sparked it.<p>Tempers flared during Australia’s four-wicket Tri-Series ODI win at the MCG on Sunday when Warner demanded Sharma speak English …

David Warner

Obama may not travel in the 'Beast' for Republic Day parade

US president Barack Obama is arriving in New Delhi on January 25 on a three-day visit to India.<p>A seven-layer security ring will be thrown around the …

India: Despite hard evidence government refuses to act against vehicular pollution

A research and advocacy group has accused the Indian government of protecting the interests of the automobile lobby at the cost of public health.<p>In …

Muslims burned to death in India attack

Three Muslim civilians have been burned to death after Hindu assailants set fire to dozens of homes of a Muslim community in an apparent retaliatory attack in eastern India, officials have said.<p>Atul Prasad, a Bihar state administrator, said the violence erupted on Sunday after the body of a young …

India