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New Delhi: India and the US signed, on Tuesday,  an agreement to share real time terrorist screening and exchange of information on so that prevention measures can be taken on time. The agreement was signed between the two  countries to enhance the counter terrorism cooperation . The agreement was signed by Union Home Secretary Rajiv …

New Delhi: The equalisation levy, or the ‘Google tax’, will be effective from Wednesday, as per rules notified by the Income Tax Department. In his budget speech last month, Finance minister Arun Jaitley had announced the introduction of an equalisation levy of six per cent. It was for any payment exceeding Rs one lakh per …

Chester-Le: England skipper Alastair Cook became first Englishman and 12th overall to cross 10,000 runs mark in test cricket. In the process, he surpassed  Indian Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar after becoming a youngest player to reach 10,000 runs milestone which he reached in a game against Sri Lanka on Day 4 of the second Test …

Washington: The United States, over the dissatisfaction expressed by Pakistan over India becoming a member of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), said it is not about an arms race, but about civilian use of nuclear energy. “This is about peaceful civil use of nuclear energy and it not about an arms race or nuclear weapons. …

New Delhi: Former Indian player Sanjay Bangar has been appointed as the head coach of Indian Cricket team on Thursday for the upcoming tour of Zimbabwe, which is set to start from June 11. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) informs that ex-domestic cricketer Abhay Sharma has been named as fielding coach …

New Delhi: Ace-all rounder Shane Watson finds Cricket legend Rahul Dravid as the best choice for the post of Indian Cricket team’s head coach and said that there is no doubt about the quality of the latter. During an interview to a leading agency, Watson said- He can do an incredible job if gets the …

Washington: Rishi Nair, A 12-year-old sixth grader student from Florida tops the championship at  the 28th annual National Geographic Bee held at the National Geographic headquaters .As National Geographic Bee champion, Rishi received a USD 50,000 college scholarship and a lifetime membership in the National Geographic Society. This is the fifth consecutive year that an Indian-American has won …

Mumbai: Veteran Hollywood actor Ian McKellen said India is at a junction where it is hard to decide whether to move towards equality or keep sticking with the myths of past as far as Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) rights are concerned. “It is quite apparent that India is at some crossroads or other. …