Government employees to take pledge on Patel's birth anniversary

  New Delhi, Oct 24 : Employees of government offices, public sector undertakings and other institutions will pledge to maintain the unity and integrity of the co... [ Read More ]

Modi's Rs.745 crore falls short of Kashmir's expectations

  Srinagar, Oct 24 : Political parties and the common man in Jammu and Kashmir Friday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi should have announced a larger relief pack... [ Read More ]

Gamblin takes over as NDMC chief

  New Delhi, Oct 24 : Shakuntala Gamblin, an IAS officer of the 1984 batch, was Friday given additional charge of the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC).Informed ... [ Read More ]

'Happy New Year' gets bumper opening: Trade experts

  New Delhi, Oct 24 : Shah Rukh Khan-starrer "Happy New Year" arrived Friday and it has been tagged as "fully masaledaar entertainer", "blockbuster written all ov... [ Read More ]

Leaders condole death of Tamil actor Rajendran

  Chennai, Oct 24 : Cutting across party lines, leaders Friday condoled the death of veteran Tamil actor S.S. Rajendran popularly known as SSR, who passed away at... [ Read More ]

Friendship not a real deal in showbiz: Mohit Chauhan

  New Delhi, Oct 24 : There are quite a few stories about new friendships blossoming or relationship turning sour in Bollywood every now and then. Singer Mohit Ch... [ Read More ]

Top Indians for Challenger squash

  Chennai, Oct 24 : The Indian Squash Academy here will host the fourth and concluding round of the JSW Indian Squash Challenger circuit beginning Saturday, follo... [ Read More ]

Laxman confident of India doing well Down Under

  Kolkata, Oct 24 : Banking on the abundance of talented Indian cricketers, former India batting great V.V.S. Laxman Friday exuded confidence about the Indian cri... [ Read More ]

Hockey India announces team for Australia tour

  New Delhi, Oct 24 : Asian Games champions India will play a four-match hockey Test series against Australia to prepare for the FIH Champions Trophy 2014 slated ... [ Read More ]

India never violates ceasefire, says Rajnath

  Greater Noida, Oct 24 : India has never violated the 2003 ceasefire with Pakistan on the Jammu and Kashmir border, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said Friday."Indi... [ Read More ]

Militants kill trooper in Tripura

  Agartala, Oct 24 : A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper was shot dead by militants in Tripura, police said Friday.The attack, the first terrorist killing of a ... [ Read More ]
I am not going to be cowed down or lose heart, says Jayalalithaa

I am not going to be cowed down or lose heart, says Jayalalithaa

  Putting up a brave front, AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa onSunday assured party workers that she will come out of the present caseas she had successfully faced many ... [ Read More ]

Think tank formed to draft National IPR policy

  New Delhi, Oct 24 : A think tank has been formed to draft the National Intellectual Property Rights policy, an official statement said Friday."Department of Ind... [ Read More ]

Patna Metro project to follow PPP model

  Patna, Oct 24 : The Patna Metro rail will be developed on the public-private partnership (PPP) model, Urban Development Minister Samrat Choudhary said Friday."I... [ Read More ]

Cognizant wins IT services deal from German firm

  Bangalore, Oct 24 : US-based leading IT consulting major Cognizant Friday announced winning a multi-year deal to provide software services to Vorwerk group in G... [ Read More ]

Ganga cleaning improves aquatic life

  Haridwar, Oct 23 : The Ganga cleanliness drive is helping improve the river's aquatic life.Researchers who studied the condition of the river before and after t... [ Read More ]

'Ham radio can counter dark side of social networking'

  Kolkata, Oct 21 : Amateur or ham radio can counter the negative effects of social networking by providing a safer and alternative route for making friends world... [ Read More ]

Kundankulam n-plant out of action due to turbine problem

  Chennai, Oct 20 : A major problem in the first atomic power unit's turbine at Kudankulam has put the unit out of action for around six-eight weeks, theNuclear P... [ Read More ]

Turner to lead Cricket Australia XI against South Africa

  Melbourne, Oct 24 : Ashton Turner will skipper the Cricket Australia (CA) XI against the South African side in a Twenty20 contest to be played Nov 2 at the Nort... [ Read More ]

China launches test return orbiter for lunar mission

  Beijing, Oct 24 : China launched an unmanned spacecraft early Friday to test technologies to be used in the Chang'e-5, a future probe that will conduct the coun... [ Read More ]

Obama names Indian-American ambassador to Sweden

  Washington, Oct 24 : President Barack Obama has nominated Indian-American investment banker and philanthropist Azita Raji to the coveted diplomatic post of US a... [ Read More ]

NCC cadets rescue drowning woman in Yamuna

  New Delhi, Oct 24 : NCC cadets rescued a middle aged woman who had jumped into the Yamuna here Friday.The cadets were on a routine training mission for yachting... [ Read More ]

Himachal to set up board to solve cattle menace

  Shimla, Oct 24 : Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh has favoured constitution of a board to look into providing shelter to stray animals.The High C... [ Read More ]

Delhi gets 293 Diwali fire calls

  New Delhi, Oct 24 : The Delhi Fire Services (DFS) received 293 calls on Diwali -- a five-year record -- but only 55 related to firecrackers, an official said Fr... [ Read More ]

Dengue spreads wings in Lucknow

  Lucknow, Oct 24 : Over 50 dengue cases have been reported in the Uttar Pradesh capital in the past one week, officials said Friday.Chief Medical Officer S.N.S. ... [ Read More ]

Goa forms committee to monitor Ebola

  Panaji, Oct 24 : The Goa government has formed a committee to monitor the state's preparedness to keep the Ebola virus at bay, a statement said.The committee co... [ Read More ]

Over 30 dengue cases reported in Bihar

  Patna, Oct 24 : With more than 30 dengue cases reported in Bihar till Friday, the Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) here has set up a separate ward for ... [ 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 ]

Punjab to take action against absentee teachers

  Chandigarh, Sep 22 : Action will be taken against Punjab government school teachers who have remained absent from their institutions for a long time, Education ... [ Read More ]

Jadavpur students to seek guidance from overseas alumni

  Kolkata, Sep 22 : Jadavpur University students, protestingthe alleged police attack on them, Monday decided to continue their class boycott and seek suggestions... [ Read More ]

In Himachal, villagers pelt stones at one another at fair

  Shimla, Oct 24 : A centuries-old stone-pelting ritual was held Friday in a Himachal Pradesh village in which two groups, one representing the royal family of th... [ Read More ]

Pro-Shugden supporters misinformed: the Dalai Lama

  Dharamsala, Oct 24 : Feeling sorry for the demonstrations by pro-Shugden supporters against him, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said they were misinfor... [ Read More ]
Dalai Lama concerned over terror attack in Canada

Dalai Lama concerned over terror attack in Canada

  Dharamsala, Oct 24 : Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Friday expressed concern over the acts of terrorism in Canada, including an attack on parliament.In... [ 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 ]