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Money in elections root cause of corruption: ex-CEC Quraishi

  Kolkata, Dec 20 : Money generated from scams has begun to play a role in the polling process in India while the need for funds for election is the root cause of... [ Read More ]

Centre being partial in fertilizer allocation to states: UP

  Lucknow, Dec 20 : Uttar Pradesh Saturday blamed the central government of being partial in supplying fertilizers to states.At a meeting here to review availabil... [ Read More ]

Scam money role problem in elections: ex-CEC Quraishi

  Kolkata, Dec 20 : Illegal funds obtained from scams are a new problem for the polling process in India, former chief election commissioner S.Y. Quraishi said Sa... [ Read More ]

Rs. 500 crore sanctioned for developing heritage cities

  New Delhi, Dec 20 : The urban development ministry has sanctioned Rs. 500 crores for the Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana (HRIDAY), that aims t... [ Read More ]

Balloons, jugglers, acrobats weave mesmerising spell at ISL closing show

  Mumbai, Dec 20 : Football-shaped balloons were released into the night sky, ball jugglers displayed their silken skills and acrobats showcased feats of extraord... [ Read More ]

'PK' surpasses Rs.25 crore mark on opening day

  Mumbai, Dec 20 : Aamir Khan did it last winter with "Dhoom: 3" and now with "PK", the versatile actor once again seems to be setting the box office on fire. His... [ Read More ]

Mamata congratulates Athletico, says ISL 'great morale booster'

  Kolkata, Dec 20 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday heaped praises on maiden Indian Super League (ISL) champions Atletico de Kolkata for their... [ Read More ]

Kolkata deluges in ecstasy as Atletico lift maiden ISL crown

  Kolkata, Dec 20 : Incessant fireworks dazzled the Saturday night sky and loud cheers and claps filled the air as Kolkata soaked in ecstasy with city franchise A... [ Read More ]

Substitute Rafique heads Atletico de Kolkata to ISL crown (Roundup)

  Mumbai, Dec 20 : Substitute Mohammad Rafique netted an injury time header as Atletico De Kolkata clinched the inaugural Indian Super League (ISL) crown with a 1... [ Read More ]

India says sanctions against terrorists ineffective; Pakistan vows to go for their 'jugular'

  United Nations, Dec 20 : The killing fields of Peshawar inspired anew an international resolve at the Security Council to combat terrorism by adopting Friday a ... [ Read More ]

Ananda Vikatan chairman Balasubramanian dead

  Chennai, Dec 19 : Ananda Vikatan group of publications chairman and film producer S.Balasubramanian died of a heart attack here Friday. He was 79.Balasubramania... [ Read More ]

Home ministry asks schools to follow SOP in terror attack

  New Delhi, Dec 19 : In the wake of the terrorist attack at an army-run school in Pakistan's Peshawar city, the home ministry has asked schools in India to follo... [ Read More ]

Faster highways, more waterways to come: Gadkari

  New Delhi, Dec 20 : The central government aims to construct 30 km of highways every day in the next two years, and has also asked the industry to invest in dev... [ Read More ]

Centre being partial in fertilizer allocation to states: UP

  Lucknow, Dec 20 : Uttar Pradesh Saturday blamed the central government of being partial in supplying fertilizers to states.At a meeting here to review availabil... [ Read More ]

Government targets two trillion units electricity output by 2020

  New Delhi, Dec 20 : The government has set a target of doubling electricity generation from 1 trillion units to 2 trillion units, Power Minister Piyush Goyal sa... [ Read More ]

After Mauritius, India to export warships to Sri Lanka

  Kolkata, Dec 20 : India will now export two warships to Sri Lanka after delivering a warship to Mauritius for the first time, Minister of State for Defence Prod... [ Read More ]

Rocket, crew module success opens way for India's manned flight (Roundup)

  Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Dec 18 : India Thursday moved a step closer to sending its own manned mission to space as well as heavy satelliteswhen it successf... [ Read More ]

India on way to manned mission

  Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Dec 18 : India Thursday moved a step closer to sending its own manned mission to space when it successfully tested a next generati... [ Read More ]

Britain sends more armymen to tackle Ebola in Sierra Leone

  London, Dec 20 : Britain Saturday sent its first batch of army reserves to Sierra Leone to help tackle the Ebola outbreak, Britain's defence ministry said.The r... [ Read More ]

North Korea denies being behind cyber attack on Sony

  Los Angeles/Pyongyang, Dec 20 : US President Barack Obama has said Sony Pictures Entertainment made a mistake in pulling the movie "The Interview" following a c... [ Read More ]

Michael Phelps gets suspended sentence for drunk driving

  Washington, Dec 20 (IANS/EFE) American swimming legend Michael Phelps received a one-year suspended prison sentence after pleading guilty to drink-driving, medi... [ Read More ]

Two students killed in Mathura road accident

  Mathura, Dec 20 : Two B.Tech students of the GLA University were killed and another seriously injured in a road accident in this Uttar Pradesh town Saturday, po... [ Read More ]

Money in elections root cause of corruption: ex-CEC Quraishi

  Kolkata, Dec 20 : Money generated from scams has begun to play a role in the polling process in India while the need for funds for election is the root cause of... [ Read More ]

MPs, journalists bat for children's right to good health

  New Delhi, Dec 20 : The second annual 'Batting for Life' Twenty20 cricket match between MPs and journalists was held Saturday where Health Minister Jagat Prakas... [ Read More ]

MPs, journalists bat for children's right to good health

  New Delhi, Dec 20 : The second annual 'Batting for Life' Twenty20 cricket match between MPs and journalists was held Saturday where Health Minister Jagat Prakas... [ Read More ]

AIIMS to provide shelter to patients, relatives in winter

  New Delhi, Dec 20 : With the slump in the temperature and cold winds sweeping across the national capital, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) h... [ Read More ]

NDA committed to strengthening healthcare infrastructure: Rajnath

  Lucknow, Dec 20 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh Saturday stressed upon the need of improving conditions of the primary health centres (PHCs) as he asserted ... [ Read More ]

Home ministry asks schools to follow SOP in terror attack

  New Delhi, Dec 19 : In the wake of the terrorist attack at an army-run school in Pakistan's Peshawar city, the home ministry has asked schools in India to follo... [ Read More ]
Punjab girls school to be first to study energy efficiency

Punjab girls school to be first to study energy efficiency

  New Delhi, Dec 15 : In a major decision impacting inter-connected sectors of energy, education and women, Power Minister Piyush Goyal Sunday announced that a go... [ Read More ]

Strike hits 60,000 Maharashtra aided schools

  Mumbai/Nagpur, Dec 12 : Over 60,000 government aided schools across Maharashtra remained shut Friday as around 700,000 teachers and non-teaching staff went on a... [ Read More ]

VHP calls for anti-conversion law

  Kolkata, Dec 20 : Slamming the opposition for stalling parliament over the conversion row, Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) international president Praveen Togadia S... [ Read More ]

'Link Bengal to Asian nations for Buddhist tourism circuit'

  Kolkata, Dec 20 : Twenty-three Buddhist sites have been identified in West Bengal and the focus is to develop the state as the prime link to south and southeast... [ Read More ]

Eight Mahadalits converted to Christianity in Bihar

  Patna, Dec 20 : Eight poor Mahadalits, including a woman, converted to Christianity in a village in Bihar's Munger district, an official said Saturday."It is a ... [ Read More ]

Vacation time for 98 elephants in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry

  Chennai, Dec 9 : Jumbos belonging to various temples, mutts and forest department in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry will go on annual vacation Dec 11-Jan 27, the Tam... [ Read More ]

One soldier killed in Jammu gunfight

  Jammu, Nov 27 : A soldier was killed Thursday in an ongoing gunbattle between security forces and separatist guerrillas near the international border in Jammu a... [ 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 ]