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Election now will fetch BJP more seats: opinion poll

  New Delhi, Aug 22 : As the Narendra Modi government prepares to complete three months, a survey has found that the BJP will get 314 seats, 32 more than what it ... [ Read More ]

Tamils in Sri Lanka must get dignity, justice: India

  New Delhi, Aug 22 : India said Friday that Sri Lanka's Tamil community must enjoy "dignity, justice and self-respect" within the united island nation.External A... [ Read More ]

Curfew lifted in Assam's troubled district

  Guwahati, Aug 22 : Indefinite curfew imposed in Assam's troubled Golaghat district, along the border with Nagaland, was lifted Friday for 12 hours as it remaine... [ Read More ]

Shubha Mudgal's music, Taapsee Pannu enliven LFW ramp

  Mumbai, Aug 22 : Singer Shubha Mudgal's live vocals lifted the audience's spirits asactress Taapsee Pannu took to the ramp at designer Gaurang Shah's show at th... [ Read More ]

Renowned Kannada writer Ananthamurthy dead

  Bangalore, Aug 22 : Renowned Kannada writer and Jnanpith awardee U.R. Ananthamurthy passed away here Friday after a brief illness. He was 82.Ananthamurthy, who ... [ Read More ]

US-born Indian to play Mowgli in 'Jungle Book: Origins'

  New Delhi, Aug 22 : Young actor Rohan Chand, who was born in New York to Indian parents, has been cast as Mowgli in Warner Bros' 3D adventure entertainer "Jungl... [ 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 ]

Mid-tour changes tough on everyone: Dravid

  New Delhi, Aug 22 : Former India captain Rahul Dravid said the tough decisions taken by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in the middle of the En... [ Read More ]

Apollo Tyres sets up Manchester United training pitch

  New Delhi, Aug 22 : India-based Apollo Tyres, who are one of the sponsors of Premier league giants Manchester United, have set up a training pitch made from rec... [ 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 ]

India likely to have 7.5 percent GDP growth in 2015-20: D&B

  New Delhi, Aug 22 : India is likely to achieve an average growth rate of around 7.5 percent during financial years 2015-20, global business information provider... [ Read More ]

International SIM card selling permit extended to 3 years: DoT

  New Delhi, Aug 22 : The Department of Telecom has extended the period of permission for selling international SIM cards to three years from the existing one yea... [ Read More ]

Court orders FIR against ICICI CEO Chanda Kochchar

  Lucknow, Aug 22 : A court here has asked police to file a case against ICICI bank CEO Chanda Kochchar and the private bank's head of card operations Vinay Valse... [ 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 ]

Displaced Iraqis in urgent need of shelters: UNHCR

  Geneva, Aug 22 : The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Friday said Iraq's displaced people were in urgent need of shelters.Adr... [ Read More ]

Austrian humanitarian aid for 100,000 people in Iraq

  Vienna, Aug 22 (IANS/WAM) The Austrian government has approved one million euros ($1.3 million) in emergency aid from the Foreign Disaster Relief Fund (FDRF) to... [ Read More ]

Hamas executes 18 alleged collaborators with Israel

  Gaza, Aug 22 (IANS/EFE) Palestinian militias Friday executed 18 people accused of collaborating with Israel, 48 hours after three top military leaders of the Is... [ Read More ]

Court orders FIR against ICICI CEO Chanda Kochchar

  Lucknow, Aug 22 : A court here has asked police to file a case against ICICI bank CEO Chanda Kochchar and the private bank's head of card operations Vinay Valse... [ Read More ]

Decades after Naxalbari, hunger still haunts north Bengal: Binayak Sen

  Kolkata, Aug 22 : Four decades after the Naxalbari movement, a large section of the population of north West Bengal where the peasant uprising took place, conti... [ Read More ]

Teenager's hand chopped off in Tamil Nadu

  Chennai, Aug 22 : A teenager in Tamil Nadu whose left hand was chopped off by a man fromhis village for sitting crosslegged is recovering in hospital, police sa... [ 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 ]

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 ]

Bhagwan Mahavir statue vandalised in Goa

  Panaji, Aug 19 : Anyone who uses a hammer to smash a statue of Jain Tirthankara Bhagwan Mahavir, a messenger of peace, has to be "mentally unstable", Goa Chief ... [ 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 ]