The Morning Wrap: IPL May Lose Third Of Revenue From CSK-RR Ban; Buckingham Palace To Host Mamata Banerjee

15/07/2015 8:24 AM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST
Trinamul Congress Party (TMC), leader Mamata Banerjee addresses a press conference in Kolkata, India, Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012. India's ruling Congress party worked to shore up its governing coalition Wednesday after TMC, a crucial ally withdrew its support in protest over a raft of new economic reforms that included a rise in fuel prices and lifting restrictions on foreign retailers. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)

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This is the closest ever you are likely to get to Pluto.

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal says that the AAP is bankrupt and is soliciting donations again.

Iran reached a historic deal with six world powers on Tuesday that promises to curb Tehran's controversial nuclear program in exchange for economic sanctions relief.

To say that the level of detailing in S.S. Rajamouli's 'Baahubali' has been impressive would, at this point, be an understatement. Madhan Karky, who wrote the lyrics and dialogues for both of the film's Tamil versions, is credited with creating an entirely new language he calls 'Kiliki'.

US Vice President Joe Biden now appears to have resolved the mystery behind his distant relatives living in Mumbai, India.

The story of 25-year-old Amin Sheikh and how his life changed is nothing short of a fairytale. By his own telling, Amin was 5 years old when he started working at a tea shop in Mumbai.

After Mark Zuckerberg, who wants to drive internet in rural India, US software major Microsoft Corporation says its newly-developed "White-Fi technology" can provide free WiFi connectivity to the roughly one-billion Indians who don't have any net access.

Main News

The suspension of Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals could mean a 35% revenue dip as well as additional losses from compensating sponsors, for IPL.

Former National Security Adviser MK Narayan revealed that ex PM Manmohan Singh, almost called off the nuclear deal with George Bush, the night before its signing.

The CPM and the CPI took a "considered" decision to skip Sonia Gandhi's iftar on Monday after having "committed" to attend, the change of mind pointing to the Left's dilemma about being seen with the Congress.

The Maharashtra government plans to hang Yakub Memon, convicted in the 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts case, at 7 am on July 30, if the Supreme Court turns down his mercy plea on July 21.

The CBI on Tuesday claimed in a special court that Reliance ADAG had "infused" thousands of crores in Shahid Balwa's Swan Telecom Pvt Ltd (STPL), which allegedly was a front company to bag 2G licences.

Off The Front Page

HRD Minister Smriti Irani's bizarre reason for scrapping search panels last year, to look for directors of three IIMs, was that they violated the election code of conduct.

Subramaniam Swamy, united with Rahul Gandhi and Arvind Kejriwal, and took the BJP to task for not decriminalizing defamation.

Devansh Mehta, who won a court battle against St Stephen's College Principal, Valson Thampu, said he has been vengefully denied a character certificate.

Much to the relief of consumers, Mohan Meaking--the makers of Old Monk-- have denied reports that the brand is shutting down.

Mamata Banerjee will become the first chief minister from an Indian state to get an official reception at Britain's most iconic address -- the Buckingham Palace.


KP Nayar explains why the government has blundered in not condoling the death of Prince Saud al-Faisl, Saudi Arabia's foreign minister.

Pramit Pal Chaudhari says India has much to gain from the Iran's nuclear deal.

TSR Subramaniam says that a referendum on Delhi's statehood is a bad idea.

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