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CBI to probe border row: Assam CM

  Guwahati, Aug 22 : Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Friday said the CBI would be asked to probe the violence near the state's border with Nagaland in the wake o... [ Read More ]

Telugu film industry urged to make Vizag a film-making centre

  Hyderabad, Aug 22 : The Andhra Pradesh government Friday urged the Telugu film industry to make Viskhapatnam a base camp and a centre for cinema making.Two stat... [ Read More ]

BJP's UP state executive meet in Vrindavan Saturday

  Lucknow, Aug 22 : A two-day meet of the BJP's Uttar Pradesh unit's executive meet will begin in the temple town of Vrindavan Saturday.The high-level meeting wil... [ Read More ]

Anita Dongre showcases her India modern fashion line at LFW

  Mumbai, Aug 22 : Designer Anita Dongre Friday showcased her "India modern" fashion line at Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2014.Her latest collection brings o... [ Read More ]

Telugu film industry urged to make Vizag a film-making centre

  Hyderabad, Aug 22 : The Andhra Pradesh government Friday urged the Telugu film industry to make Viskhapatnam a base camp and a centre for cinema making.Two stat... [ Read More ]

Diana Penty walks for Rocky S at LIFW

  Mumbai, Aug 22 : Actress Diana Penty, who debuted with "Cocktail", Friday stole the limelight as a show stopper for designer Rocky S at Lakme Fashion Week Winte... [ Read More ]

Wrestler Sushil Kumar Delhi's new brand ambassador

  New Delhi, Aug 22 : Olympic silver medal-winning wrestler Sushil Kumar was Friday announced as Delhi's new brand ambassador.He was appointed by Lt. Governor Naj... [ Read More ]

CAB takes legal recourse to force BCCI to form ad-hoc panel

  New Delhi, Aug 22 : Cricket Association of Bihar's (CAB) appeal to the Supreme Court to ask the Indian cricket board to form an ad-hoc committee to start the ga... [ Read More ]

Big stars stick to IPL franchises for CLT20

  Mumbai, Aug 22 : Players named by more than two teams have finally settled for their respective Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises for the Champions League ... [ Read More ]

Building collapses in Srinagar, 6 rescued

  Srinagar, Aug 22 : An old two-storey private building which was in the process of being demolished in Parraypora area of Srinagar collapsed this morning, police... [ Read More ]

Help fulfil vision of 'housing for all': PM tells IITs

  New Delhi, Aug 22 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday asked the IITs to use technology for building economical and eco-friendly houses to help fulfill the gov... [ Read More ]

Six rescued after building collapses in Srinagar, more feared trapped

  Srinagar, Aug 22 : Six people were rescued after a building collapsed Friday in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital, while the police said rescue operations a... [ Read More ]

Saradha scam: CBI calls former IPS officer for questioning

  Kolkata, Aug 22 : Probing the multi-crore rupee Saradha scam, the CBI has now summoned former IPS officer Rajat Majumdar for questioning. He will be appearing b... [ Read More ]

Biggest DDA housing scheme of 25,000 flats announced

  New Delhi, Aug 22 : The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) Friday approved its biggest housing scheme so far of over 25,000 flats.The land owning agency in the c... [ Read More ]

KCR hard sells Telangana in Singapore

  Hyderabad, Aug 22 : Hard selling Telangana in Singapore, Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhara Rao Friday invited investors to invest in the newly-created state, pro... [ Read More ]

National safety science quiz starts September

  Kolkata, Aug 14 : The National Council of Science Museums (NCSM) in partnership with a private safety science firm is organising a National Safety Science Quiz ... [ Read More ]

Deep drilling to study earthquakes in Maharashtra

  Mumbai, Aug 14 : A major national project involving deep drilling in the earthquake-prone Koyna intra-plate seismic zone in Maharashtra has been initiated by th... [ Read More ]

'Sindhu Sadhana has sailed for maiden oceanographic research'

  New Delhi, Aug 13 : The multi-disciplinary research vessel Sindhu Sadhana sailed July 19 on its first oceanographic research, Minister of State for Science and ... [ Read More ]

UN to hold emergency meeting on Ukraine crisis

  United Nations, Aug 23 : The UN Security Council is to hold emergency consultations amid media reports of a major escalation in the Ukraine conflict.The emergen... [ Read More ]

NATO chief condemns Russian aid convoy entry into Ukraine

  Kiev, Aug 22 : NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen Friday condemned the entry of a Russian humanitarian convoy into Ukrainian territory without Kiev's ... [ Read More ]

64 killed in Iraq mosque attack

  Baghdad, Aug 23 : At least 64 people were killed Friday when suspected Shia militiamen attacked a Sunni mosque in Iraq's eastern province of Diyala, a media rep... [ Read More ]

Jaitley clarifies his remark on rape

  New Delhi, Aug 22 : Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was Friday embroiled in controversy over his remark that the Dec 16 Delhi gangrape was a "small incident... [ Read More ]

Saradha scam: CBI calls former IPS officer for questioning

  Kolkata, Aug 22 : Probing the multi-crore rupee Saradha scam, the CBI has now summoned former IPS officer Rajat Majumdar for questioning. He will be appearing b... [ Read More ]

Delhi's child sex ratio at birth increases

  New Delhi, Aug 22 : The child sex ratio in the capital registered an increase from 886 females per 1,000 males in 2012 to 895 in 2013, the Delhi government said... [ Read More ]

Strengthen infection control against Ebola, WHO tells India

  New Delhi, Aug 22 : India needs to further strengthen its infection control mechanism and surveillance to prevent an outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) like ... [ Read More ]

Odisha dengue cases rise to 249

  Bhubaneswar, Aug 22 : The number of dengue cases in Odisha this year has risen to 249 with 60 new cases being reported in the past two days, an official said Fr... [ Read More ]

Indian-American educator to help India with hospital management (Health Feature)

  Kharagpur (West Bengal), Aug 22 : Indian American scientist Pradeep K. Khosla, who heads one of the world's largest public research universities, plans to stren... [ Read More ]
UPSC exam row: Protests continue in parliament, on streets

UPSC exam row: Protests continue in parliament, on streets

  New Delhi, Aug 5 : Protests over the Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT) continued to rage in parliament as well as on the streets Tuesday, a day after the gove... [ Read More ]

UPSC preliminary exam to be held as planned

  New Delhi, Aug 5: The UPSC preliminary exam will be held as planned on August 24 with the progressions declared by govt in Parliament yesterday including non-in... [ Read More ]

Tripura University to attract Bangladeshi students

  Agartala, July 24 : Tripura University will launch an initiative to admit more Bangladeshi students to reinforce the government's plan to strenthen the people-t... [ Read More ]

Complaint filed against Teesta Setalvad in Goa

  Panaji, Aug 22 : A police complaint was filed in Goa Friday against activist Teesta Setalvad for uploading an image of a Hindu goddess on a social networking si... [ Read More ]

Dalai Lama to see exhibits on Tibetan nomads' lives

  Dharamsala, Aug 22 : Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama will visit the Museum of Ethnology in Germany next week to see exhibits on the life of Tibetan noma... [ Read More ]

Wine bone of contention in Kerala's new liquor policy

  Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 22 : Even as Kerala's new liquor policy, which aims to achieve total prohibition in the state in the next ten years, will be submitted t... [ 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 ]

Corpn. takes up junction improvements in Coimbatore

  Coimbatore, June24: Commissioner G. Latha ordered the corporation people to take care of theCoimbatore Junction by cleaning, reparing and white wash with orange... [ Read More ]

Environment officials to study villages in Kerala

  Thiruvananthapuram, June 6 : A two-member team from the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) Friday held discussions with officials from Kerala to finalis... [ Read More ]