Saudis don’t know where Khashoggi’s body is: Official

Riyadh does not know the location of dissident Jamal Khashoggi’s body, despite having detained the Saudi team that murdered him, a high-ranking foreign affairs official in the kingdom said in an interview broadcast Sunday. The dissident journalist was dismembered after his murder October 2 in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul but his remains have yet […]


#10YearChallenge: Don’t stop until you are proud!

Thank you readers for taking the #10YearChallenge. We’ve been inundated with your responses. Part 1: #10YearChallenge: ‘Life is short. Enjoy it,’ say readers Here’s the latest set of stories we received from you. Mithun Joseph from Kerala told us how he met with an accident but never gave up on his health: In the last […]

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‘I don’t know how I won Indian Idol!’

‘Never in my wildest dreams did I think I would be standing next to renowned personalities and singing songs in front of them!’ Salman Ali, 23, is exhilarated, and with good reason. It’s not every day that a boy from Mewat, Haryana, wins the hugely popular television show Indian Idol, which has a prize of […]


Don’t consider intention of accused before probe: SC

Bench rejects HC stand, orders investigation into suicide A High Court, while dealing with a plea to quash FIRs, should not go into the question of requisite mens rea (intention) of an accused to commit a crime even before the investigation is complete or the chargesheet, if any, is filed, the Supreme Court has held. […]


Oil and Water Don’t Mix

That’s why it is a good idea to eat bread when you are eating oily and spicy food Why is it that water doesn’t help when you’re trying to cool off your mouth after eating really spicy food? Oil and water don’t mix and spices used to make food ‘hot’ are oily. If you try […]


‘Don’t want Assam to shut down’

Family members of five men, killed by suspected extremists near Tinsukia on Thursday, have urged political parties and NGOs representing different communities not to give a communal colour to their loss. The Assam police meanwhile said the “cold-blooded murder” had the signs of having been committed by the outlawed faction of the United Liberation Front […]


Why don’t you pull down the government?: Uddhav to RSS

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Friday dared the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) to bring down Narendra Modi-led central government if it felt the need to launch an agitation for the Ram temple in the Ayodhya despite the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) having a majority in Lok Sabha. “The issue of Ram temple was sidelined […]