Modi the star at unity run (Sidelights)

  New Delhi, Oct 31 : Mobile cameras were held aloft and the crowd surged forward with chants of "Modi, Modi" as soon as Prime Minister Narendra Modi climbed down... [ Read More ]

President flags off Run for Unity

  New Delhi, Oct 31 : President Pranab Mukherjee Friday flagged off 'Run For Unity' at Rashtrapati Bhavan to mark the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Pate... [ Read More ]

President, PM pay tribute to Indira Gandhi

  New Delhi, Oct 31 : President Pranab Mukherjee and Vice President Hamid Ansari Friday offered floral tributes to former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her 30th... [ Read More ]

'The Best Of Me' an ideal date film (IANS Movie Review)

  Film: "The Best Of Me"; Cast: James Marsden, Michelle Monaghan, Luke Bracey, Liana Liberato, Caroline Goodall, Sebastian Arcelus, Gerald McRaney; Director: Mich... [ Read More ]

Sandeep Yadav to make film on woman dacoit

  Etawah, Oct 31 : Actor Sandeep Yadav is all set to direct a film on the life of a woman dacoit and visited here to scout the location to shoot the movie.Yadav w... [ Read More ]

'Ankhon Dekhi' sets the ball rolling for DIFF

  Dharamsala, Oct 31 : The third season of Dharamshala International Film Festival (DIFF) began with a packed screening of Rajat Kapoor's much-acclaimed directori... [ Read More ]

President congratulates Pankaj Advani

  New Delhi, Oct 31 : President Pranab Mukherjee Friday congratulated cueist Pankaj Advani on winning his 12th world title in World Billiards Championship in Leed... [ Read More ]

Kerala Blasters beat FC Pune City to win first ISL match

  Pune, Oct 30 : Kerala Blasters FC registered their first win of the inaugural Indian Super League (ISL) football tournament, defeating hosts FC Pune City 2-1 in... [ Read More ]

IPTL tickets go on sale from Friday

  New Delhi, Oct 30 : Micromax Indian Aces Thursday announced that online ticket sales for the Delhi leg of the inaugural International Premier Tennis League (IPT... [ Read More ]

Haryana bank heist: Three suspects arrested, 23 kg ornaments recovered

  Chandigarh, Oct 30 : Haryana Police Thursday said they have arrested three people and recovered over 23 kg of ornaments following the daring bank locker heist i... [ Read More ]
India in touch with Sri Lanka over death penalty to fishermen

India in touch with Sri Lanka over death penalty to fishermen

  New Delhi, Oct 31 : India is in touch with the Sri Lankan government following the Colombo High Court sentencing five Indian fishermen to death, the external af... [ Read More ]

Two killed in bus-truck collision in Uttar Pradesh

  Lucknow, Oct 30 : Two people were killed Thursday in Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow city when the bus in which they were travelling collided with a truck, police said.... [ Read More ]

Competition commission okays Adani-Lanco power plant deal

  New Delhi, Oct 31 : Fair trade watchdog, Competition Commission of India (CCI), has approved Adani Power's Rs.6,000 crore purchase of Lanco Infratech's 1,200 MW... [ Read More ]

Sensex, Nifty hit record highs for second consecutive day

  Mumbai, Oct 31 : A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Friday touched a record high of 27,762.13 points, surpassing previous high of 27,390.60 points hit... [ Read More ]

Norway to make strong pitch in India for its salmon, seafood

  Mumbai, Oct 31 : Efforts are underway to make one of Norway's best-known exports, the salmon, a seafood delicacy that's available easily to Indians and not rest... [ Read More ]
India to launch unmanned crew module in December

India to launch unmanned crew module in December

  Bangalore, Oct 31 : India will launch an unmanned crew module in December onboard a heavy rocket to test its re-entry into the atmosphere for the country's futu... [ Read More ]

Glacial retreat will continue but can be checked: Scientist

  Shimla, Oct 30 : The glaciers in the Himalayas will continue to retreat for another 40-50 years and if this phenomenon is not checked, temperature will rise by ... [ Read More ]
India plans second Mars mission in 2018

India plans second Mars mission in 2018

  Bangalore, Oct 29 : Riding on the recent success of its Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), India plans to revisit the planet in 2018, possibly with a lander and rover ... [ Read More ]

Feeling of sadness lingers on longer

  London, Oct 31 : It's official. A sad feeling lasts longer than being ashamed, surprised, irritated or even bored.According to a study, sadness often goes hand-... [ Read More ]

Toddlers copy peers to fit in, apes don't

  London, Oct 31 : The tendency to adjust behaviour and preferences just to fit in a group or community appears in children at an age as early as two years -- but... [ Read More ]

Technology to improve dog-human relationship

  New York, Oct 31 : If a dog is a friend to some, it could be a guide to others and thanks to a new high-tech harness equipped with a suite of technologies, dog ... [ Read More ]

New twist to Goa's peculiar 'dual nationality' issue

  Panaji, Oct 31 : Portugal's new consul general in Goa has given a new spin to the simmering row on the eligibility of indigenous Goans for Portuguese nationalit... [ Read More ]

Raja, Kanimozhi formally charged in money laundering case

  New Delhi, Oct 31 : The special court hearing the 2G spectrum allocation case has framed charges of money laundering against former telecom minister A. Raja, hi... [ Read More ]

UP appoints officers to expedite pending court cases

  Lucknow, Oct 31 : The Uttar Pradesh government has asked officials to expedite thousands of cases pending in different courts, officials said Friday.It has done... [ Read More ]
Kenya steps up Ebola prevention efforts

Kenya steps up Ebola prevention efforts

  Nairobi, Oct 31 : Kenya's cabinet Thursday announced elaborate measures as part of a contingency plan for Ebola preparedness and response to ensure the east Afr... [ Read More ]
China's aid to fight Ebola arrives in Ghana

China's aid to fight Ebola arrives in Ghana

  Accra, Oct 31 : Chinese medical supplies and equipment to aid Ghana's fight against the outbreak of the deadly Ebola Viral Disease arrived at the Kotoka Interna... [ Read More ]
Need to end TB, not only reduce burden: Harsh Vardhan

Need to end TB, not only reduce burden: Harsh Vardhan

  New Delhi, Oct 30 : Concerted action has already caused a discernible decline in tuberculosis (TB) rates and all those involved in the war against the disease s... [ Read More ]

SAARC ministers to discuss more and better education

  New Delhi, Oct 30 : Issues like strengthening cooperation in education among SAARC member states and deliberations to strengthen the capacity within the region ... [ Read More ]

President to host NIT directors' meet

  New Delhi, Oct 28 : President Pranab Mukherjee will host a meeting of directors of National Institutes of Technology (NIT) here Oct 29-30.The conference would b... [ Read More ]

NASA app teaches kids about rocket launches

  New York, Sep 30 : The US space agency NASA has launched a new app to make children aware of how rockets are launched.The free app called "LSP Activity Book" le... [ Read More ]

Jama Masjid's new Naib Imam hates 'communal politics' (Interview)

  New Delhi, Oct 30 : Shaban Bukhari, formally named the new Naib Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid, Thursday said he was bitterly opposed to "communal politics" and st... [ Read More ]

Inviting Sharif, not Modi to Jama Masjid: Shahi Imam (Third Lead)

  New Delhi, Oct 30 : The Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid Thursday said he was inviting Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif but not Narendra Modi to mark his s... [ Read More ]

Shahi Imam invites Pak PM Sharif, not PM Modi for son's anointment

  New Delhi, Oct 30 : The Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid Thursday said he was inviting Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif but not Narendra Modi to mark his s... [ Read More ]

Al Qaeda planning bombing attacks in India?

  New Delhi, Oct 14 : Al Qaeda, the group responsible for the Sept 11, 2001, attack on New York's World Trade Center, and which had no reported presence in India ... [ Read More ]

Reduce human load to save Taj: Historian R. Nath

  Agra Sep 25 : Unless drastic measures are intiated to manage pressing crowds at the Taj Mahal and the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) is not fundamentally ... [ Read More ]

Lull in monsoon in Himachal

  Shimla, July 4 : There is a lull in the southwest monsoon that hit Himachal Pradesh just three days ago and similar conditions will continue till this weekend, ... [ Read More ]