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Maharashtra legislative council votes out chairman in no-confidence motion

<b>Mumbai:</b> For the first time in the history of the Maharashtra legislature, the chairman of the legislative council, or the upper house, Shivajirao …

9 Photo Composition Tips, As Seen in Photographs by Steve McCurry

<b>Rule of Thirds</b>: Place points of interest on the intersections and important elements along the lines<p><b>Leading Lines</b>: Use natural lines to lead eyes …

Budget 2015: India to increase visa-on-arrival countries to 150

<b>Mumbai:</b> India plans to more than triple the number of countries whose citizens are granted a visa on arrival.<p>Presenting the budget for the next …

The Great Indian Laughter Challenge: India is a funny country without a sense of humour

India is a funny country without a sense of humour. And stand-up comics have been watching their mouth long before the moral brigade got the All …

Comedy

10 decadent chocolate dessert recipes for Valentine's Day from around the USA

Nothing says I love you quite like a homemade chocolate dessert. We asked the editors of Edible magazines across the country for their favorite Valentine’s Day chocolate dessert recipes. From rich, spicy hot chocolate to gluten-free ricotta brownies with cherries, these indulgent treats are sure to …

Fifty Shades of Grey: ‘Neither romantic nor especially sexy’

As it smashes box office records, a wife and husband celebrate their 15th anniversary by going to see the controversial film<p>Viv’s view<p><b>I fear that</b> what you think of <i>Fifty Shades of Grey</i> may say more about you than it says about the movie itself. Personally, I was preoccupied throughout by one …

Shades of Grey

India successfully test-fires BrahMos missile from INS Kolkata

Brahmos supersonic cruise missiles are seen during the full dress rehearsal for the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 23, 2009. Reuters<p>India …

The 10 best airlines you've never heard of

India’s tiger revival is a boost for that rarest beast in conservation: hope

In India and Europe completely different approaches have been applied to saving big carnivores – and both have been successful<p>Good news is vanishingly rare for nature lovers and so the revival in tiger numbers in India has been greeted with great fanfare. India’s tiger population slumped to 1,411 …

Wildlife

Spacecraft Set to Reveal First Look at Dwarf Planets

NASA spacecraft will finally get a good look this year at Pluto and Ceres, two mysterious and tiny worlds.<p>A pair of small alien worlds, Ceres and Pluto, move into the spotlight this year as spacecraft arrive at their cosmic shores for the first time.<p>NASA's Dawn spacecraft released its first views …

A Bed Of Mouse Cells Helps Human Cells Thrive In The Lab

A drug that is used worldwide to treat malaria is now being tested as a treatment for cervical cancer. This surprising idea is the result of a new laboratory technique that could have far-reaching uses.<p>Our story starts with Dr. Richard Schlegel at Georgetown University Medical Center. He's best …

Cancer

NITI Aayog Replaces Planning Commission: 10 Points on What You Need to Know

File photo of PM Narendra Modi<p><b>New Delhi:</b> Prime Minister Narendra Modi has started the New Year by replacing the 65-year-old Planning Commission, …