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Murli Deora: Congress's long-time Mumbai strongman (Obituary)

  Mumbai, Nov 24 : Around 12 years ago, when industrialist tycoon Dhirubhai Ambani was battling for life in a Mumbai hospital, close family friend and Congress le... [ Read More ]

TDP seeks disqualification of three Telangana legislators

  Hyderabad, Nov 24 : The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) has sought disqualification of its three members of Telangana assembly for defecting to ruling Telangana Rashtr... [ Read More ]

Have not accepted home minister's resignation: Meghalaya CM

  Shillong, Nov 24 : Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Monday said that he is yet to accept the resignation of his woman Home Minister Roshan Warjri."She (War... [ Read More ]

Won't regret making 'Student of the Year': Karan Johar

  Panaji, Nov 24 : "Brainlessness" and "a lie from beginning to end" are some of the words used by critics to describe Karan Johar's 2012 directorial "Student of ... [ Read More ]

Modi's development mantra will work in Kashmir: Anupam Kher

  Srinagar, Nov 24 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi's development mantra would work for Kashmir as it did in Gujarat, actor Anupam Kher said Monday.Kher - who is of... [ Read More ]

Remake not a bad word: Karan Johar

  Panaji, Nov 24 : Filmmaker Karan Johar, who has often supported movies adapted from a book, a Bollywood classic or an international movie, says remakes shouldn'... [ Read More ]

Indians fill up knockout berths in World Snooker

  Bengaluru, Nov 24 : Amidst a hectic scramble for knockout berths at the IBSF World Snooker Championship, Denise Santos from the Philippines came up with a break... [ Read More ]

Srinivasan visits Padmanabhaswamy temple

  Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 24 : As the Supreme Court Monday questioned whether sidelined BCCI chief N. Srinivasan was not in a position of conflict while heading t... [ Read More ]

Indian team leaves for blind cricket World Cup

  New Delhi, Nov 24 : Sports Minister Sarabananda Sonowal felicitated the Indian men's blind cricket team, which left from here Monday night to South Africa to pa... [ Read More ]
Bomb found in Assam train

Bomb found in Assam train

  Guwahati, Nov 24 : A powerful bomb was found in the compartment of a local train at a railway station near Guwahati Monday, a day after a powerful blast killed ... [ Read More ]
20 human skulls recovered in Odisha's Puri

20 human skulls recovered in Odisha's Puri

  Bhubaneswar, Nov 24 : As many as 20 human skulls were recovered from under a bridge in Odisha's Puri district Sunday, said a police official.The skulls were rec... [ Read More ]
Bulletproof jackets, more arms recovered from Rampal's ashram

Bulletproof jackets, more arms recovered from Rampal's ashram

  Barwala (Haryana), Nov 24 : The Haryana Police's ongoing search operation inside theSatlok Ashram of self-styled godman Rampal has led to the recovery of two bu... [ Read More ]

Adani Power buys Avantha's 600 MW Chhattisgarh unit

  Ahmedabad, Nov 24 : Adani Power Monday said it has entered into a binding agreement with the Avantha Group to purchase its 600 MW Korba West unit in Chhattisgar... [ Read More ]

Bharti Airtel sells 4,800 telecom towers in Nigeria to American Tower Corporation

  New Delhi, Nov 24 : Bharti Airtel has sold over 4,800 telecom towers in Nigeria to American Tower Corporation, a joint statement by the companies said here Mond... [ Read More ]

Telecom regulator reiterates its recommendations for airwave auction

  New Delhi, Nov 24 : India's telecom regulator Monday said there will be no change in the recommended reserve prices for spectrum in the 900 MHz and 1800 MHz ban... [ Read More ]

Indian scientists use nanoparticle-treated seeds to raise yields

  Kolkata, Nov 23 : In a dramatic breakthrough, Indian scientists have found that synthetically engineered nanoparticles comprising iron and sulfur and modelled o... [ Read More ]

Early warning may not save lives during earthquakes

  Bangalore, Nov 22 : Proposals for an earthquake Early Warning System (EWS) for India -- similar to the one successfully tested during the recent quake in Califo... [ Read More ]

Proposal to document Kaziranga Park's biodiversity

  Kolkata, Nov 22 : The central government has asked scientists in northeast India to map and document the biodiversity in Assam's famous Kaziranga National Park.... [ Read More ]

Algeria seriously preparing for constitution revision: President

  Algiers, Nov 24 : Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika said Monday that his country is taking serious steps to revise its constitution, media reported."Alger... [ Read More ]

Xi Jinping-Peng Liyuan love story goes viral on internet

  Beijing, Nov 24 (IANS/EFE) A music video that tells the story of the deep love between Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan has gone viral on t... [ Read More ]

Train with MH17 wreckage arrives in Ukraine's Kharkiv

  Kiev, Nov 24 (IANS/EFE) A train carrying the wreckage of the Malaysia Airlines passenger plane that crashed in eastern Ukraine in July arrived Monday in the cit... [ Read More ]

CBI arrests Delhi Police inspector for accepting bribe

  New Delhi, Nov 24 : The CBI arrested a Delhi Police inspector for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.1 lakh from an accused in a criminal case in return for ... [ Read More ]

Bengal lynching: Rights group moves court seeking justice

  Kolkata, Nov 24 : A city-based rights group Monday filed a petition seeking a Calcutta High Court-monitored probe into the lynching and alleged bobbitisation of... [ Read More ]

Chopper deal: Court to consider charge sheet Nov 28

  New Delhi, Nov 24 : A court here Monday fixed Nov 28 for considering the charge-sheet filed against businessman Gautam Khaitan and others, including two Italian... [ Read More ]

PM meets chairman of Nippon foundation

  New Delhi, Nov 24 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday met Yohei Sasakawa, chairman of The Nippon Foundation, who has worked extensively for the leprosy-affect... [ Read More ]

Course launched to train people in basic life support

  New Delhi, Nov 24 : The Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital here launched a course Monday to improve emergency medical services in trauma centres across India and train ... [ Read More ]

Narayana acquires Westbank Hospital in Bengal

  Bengaluru, Nov 24 : Leading multi-specialty tertiary care hospital Narayana Health Monday announced the acquisition of two units of Westbank Hospital at Howrah ... [ Read More ]

Government working towards building national e-library

  New Delhi, Nov 19 : The government is working towards building a massive national e-library and providing wi-fi connectivity to classrooms, Amita Sharma, adviso... [ Read More ]
OUP unveils English course for Indian students

OUP unveils English course for Indian students

  Bengaluru, Nov 19 : Oxford University Press (OUP) Tuesday launched an English course in listening and speaking for students across India."The 10-level interacti... [ 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 ]

Sabarimala festival season begins on a high

  Sabarimala (Kerala), Nov 24 : Five days after the famed Sabarimala temple opened this season, collections recorded have gone up by 22 percent as compared with t... [ Read More ]

President hails Guru Teg Bahadur

  New Delhi, Nov 23 : President Pranab Mukherjee Sunday greeted the nation on the eve of martyrdom anniversary of Guru Teg Bahadur."On the occasion of the observa... [ Read More ]

Catholics overjoyed over sainthood to two Keralites

  Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 23 : Kerala's Catholic community was overjoyed and held special prayers as the Pope will elevate two Keralite religious leaders as saint... [ 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 ]