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Arrested Bengal minister denied bail again, hospitalised

  Kolkata, Dec 19 : West Bengal Transport and Sports Minister Madan Mitra, arrested in the multi-crore rupee Saradha scam, was Friday again denied bail and sent t... [ Read More ]

Arrested Bengal minister hospitalised

  Kolkata, Dec 19 : Arrested West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra, who was sent to judicial custody Friday, was admitted to a hospital after he complained o... [ Read More ]

Commuters left stranded as Kolkata taxis go on strike

  Kolkata, Dec 19 : Commuters were left in a lurch again Friday with trade unions calling a 24-hour taxi strike - the ninth since August - to press for a fare hik... [ Read More ]

Guetta sweeps Noida fans off their feet

  Greater Noida, Dec 20 : Grammy Award-winning DJ and music producer David Guetta swept his adoring fans off their feet as he belted out some of his popular numbe... [ 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 ]

Rajesh Khanna a remarkable person: Salman Khurshid

  New Delhi, Dec 19 : Former external affairs minister Salman Khurshid Friday termed the late Bollywood superstar Rajesh Khanna a "remarkable person" whom he had ... [ Read More ]

ISL final will be biggest game in India yet: David James

  Mumbai, Dec 19 : Former England goalkeeper and head coach of Kerala Blasters FC David James has described the final of the Indian Super League (ISL) to be playe... [ Read More ]

Swimmer Bhakti Sharma gets sponsor

  New Delhi, Dec 19 : Open water swimmer Bhakti Sharma will be financially backed in her swimming efforts by Vedanta company Hindustan Zinc for a year, a release ... [ Read More ]

IOA to give cash awards to medallists

  Chennai, Dec 19 : The Indian Olympic Association (IOA), following its Annual General Meeting (AGM) here Friday, announced cash awards for the medallists in the ... [ Read More ]

Fog delays 90 trains in Delhi

  New Delhi, Dec 19 : Nearly 90 trains were delayed due to fog here Friday, an official said.The Northern Railway said 63 trains coming to Delhi and 27 leaving th... [ Read More ]

Chandigarh avian flu: Culling of birds begins

  Chandigarh, Dec 18 : Authorities in Chandigarh Thursday evening started culling of all birds in and around the city's famous Sukhna lake after a dead goose was ... [ Read More ]
No proposal to reduce employees age: Government

No proposal to reduce employees age: Government

  New Delhi, Dec 18 : There is no proposal to reduce the age of central government employees from 60 years to 58 years, the government announced Thursday."Attenti... [ Read More ]

India remained positive, proactive in Lima: Javadekar

  New Delhi, Dec 19 : India was "positive" and "proactive" in its approach to climate change negotiations that were concluded in Lima last week, Environment Minis... [ Read More ]

Commuters left stranded as Kolkata taxis go on strike

  Kolkata, Dec 19 : Commuters were left in a lurch again Friday with trade unions calling a 24-hour taxi strike - the ninth since August - to press for a fare hik... [ Read More ]

Bill to amend Electricity Act tabled in Lok Sabha

  New Delhi, Dec 19 : Within days of cabinet approval, the government Friday tabled in the Lok Sabha amendments to the ElectricityAct, 2003, designed to bring in ... [ 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 ]
President, PM congratulate ISRO scientists

President, PM congratulate ISRO scientists

  New Delhi, Dec 18 : President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday congratulated ISRO on the successful launch of its heaviest rocket, GSL... [ Read More ]

Russia's military doctrine to stay defensive: Putin

  Moscow, Dec 20 : Russia will follow a defensive military doctrine, in spite of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) building up its military presence i... [ Read More ]

Canada imposes new sanctions against Russia

  Ottawa, Dec 20 : Canada will impose restrictions on the export of technology, in relation to Arctic, deep water and shale oil exploration and extraction, to Rus... [ Read More ]

US bans new investments in Crimea

  Washington, Dec 20 : The US imposed a ban on new investments in Crimea Friday, and barred trade in goods, technology or services with the Ukrainian region annex... [ Read More ]

Arrested Bengal minister denied bail again, hospitalised

  Kolkata, Dec 19 : West Bengal Transport and Sports Minister Madan Mitra, arrested in the multi-crore rupee Saradha scam, was Friday again denied bail and sent t... [ Read More ]

67-year-old man rapes minor in Delhi

  New Delhi, Dec 19 : A 67-year-old man raped a Class II student living in his neighbourhood while she was returning from school, police said Friday.Police said t... [ Read More ]

Police officer arrested in Odisha chit fund scam

  Bhubaneswar, Dec 19 : The CBI Friday arrested a top Odisha Police officer for his alleged links with the Artha Tatwa Group, a chit fund company operating in the... [ Read More ]

Health ministry intensifying drugs treatment programme

  New Delhi, Dec 19 : The health ministry is intensifying the drugs treatment programme on the evidence of United Nations's Methadone Maintenance Treatment (MMT) ... [ Read More ]

Heart harvested in Bengaluru, transplanted in Chennai child

  Bengaluru, Dec 19 : The heart of a brain dead one year and 10-month-old infant was harvested here and flown to Chennai Friday by a special aircraft to be transp... [ Read More ]

Probing manufacture of generic drugs without testing: Nadda

  New Delhi, Dec 19 : The government is investigating reports of generic versions of some medicines being manufactured without proper testing, Health Minister J.P... [ 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 ]
File report on refund of excess fee by schools: HC to Delhi

File report on refund of excess fee by schools: HC to Delhi

  New Delhi, Dec 5 : The high court here Friday asked the Delhi government to file a status report on the steps being taken to implement recommendations of a pane... [ Read More ]

Grants to 500 Goans to attend Sri Lanka canonisation ceremony

  Panaji, Dec 19 : Five hundred Goans will be granted financial assistance of Rs.12,000 each for a trip to Sri Lanka for the canonisation ceremony of Blessed Jose... [ Read More ]

Modi greets Jews on Hanukkah, impresses Netanyahu

  New Delhi, Dec 19 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday wished the Jewish community on the occasion of Hanukkah."Wishing my Jewish friends a Happy Hanukkah! May... [ Read More ]

Modi greets Jews on Hanukkah

  New Delhi, Dec 19 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday wished the Jewish community on the occasion of Hanukkah."Wishing my Jewish friends a Happy Hanukkah! May... [ 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 ]