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17 foreigners, NRIs among 104 Padma awardees

  New Delhi, Jan 25 : Seventeen people from other countries, including a few of Indian origin, are among 104 people chosen for the Padma awards.Karim Al Hussiani ... [ Read More ]

Present Odisha sarees to Michelle Obama, Modi urged

  Bhubaneswar, Jan 25 : Senior Congress leader from Odisha, Niranjan Patnaik Sunday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to present Sambalpuri and silk sarees of th... [ Read More ]

Himachal progressed tremendously in 44 years: CM

  Bilaspur (Himachal Pradesh), Jan 25 : Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh gave credit to the people for the achievements of the northern Indian hill... [ Read More ]

Actor Kota Srinivasa Rao gets Padma Shri

  Chennai, Jan 25 : Veteran Telugu actor Kota Srinivasa Rao was Sunday named for the Padma Shri award on the eve of 66th Republic Day.Born in 1947, Kota, who star... [ Read More ]

Filmmaker Jahnu Barua conferred Padma Bhushan

  New Delhi, Jan 25 : Assamese director Jahnu Barua has been named for the Padma Bhushan honour, announced on the eve of the 66th Republic Day.He will receive the... [ Read More ]

Carnatic singer Sudha Raghunathan gets Padma Bhushan

  Chennai, Jan 25 : Popular Carnatic composer and vocalist Sudha Raghunathan was Sunday named for the Padma Bhushan on the eve of the 66th Republic Day.Raghunatha... [ Read More ]

Wrestling coach Satpal gets Padma Bhushan; Sardar, Sindhu Padma Shri

  New Delhi, Jan 25 : Former Asian Games gold medal-winning wrestler Satpal, who also coached inspirational Sushil Kumar, was Sunday named for the prestigious Pad... [ Read More ]

Padma Shri a pleasant surprise: P.V. Sindhu

  New Delhi, Jan 25 : Top Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu was happily surprised when she got to know that she will be conferred India's fourth highest civilian honour... [ Read More ]

Saina, Kashyap win Syed Modi titles (Roundup)

  Lucknow, Jan 25 : Ace Indians Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap displayed brilliant performances to clinch the women's and men's singles titles, respectively, ... [ Read More ]

India, US differences can be worked out: Obama

  New Delhi, Jan 23 : US President Barack Obama Friday acknowledged that India and the US may "disagree" on certain issues, but such differences can be worked out... [ Read More ]

One killed in Bihar court blast

  Patna, Jan 23 : A woman was killed and three injured in a bomb blast in a Bihar court Friday, police said.A district police officer said a crude bomb exploded w... [ Read More ]

Woman CRPF constable commits suicide in Delhi

  New Delhi, Jan 22 : A 23-year-old woman CRPF constable committed suicide by hanging herself from the grill of a bathroom in a women's hostel here Thursday.Laxmi... [ Read More ]

India faces no pressure to curb carbon emission: Modi

  New Delhi, Jan 25 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday said the US-China climate deal imposed no pressure on India to roll back its carbon emission, but descri... [ Read More ]

FPIs remain interested in Indian markets (Weekly Review)

  New Delhi, Jan 25 : Positive European cues coupled with healthy growth data from China and improving US economy prospects led the foreign portfolio investors (F... [ Read More ]

Himachal progressed tremendously in 44 years: CM

  Bilaspur (Himachal Pradesh), Jan 25 : Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh gave credit to the people for the achievements of the northern Indian hill... [ Read More ]
India, a world leader in space technology: Jitendra Singh

India, a world leader in space technology: Jitendra Singh

  New Delhi, Jan 22 : Union Minister of State for Atomic Energy and Space Jitendra Singh Thursday said India was a world leader in space technology, owing to its ... [ Read More ]
India, a world leader in space technology: Jitendra Singh

India, a world leader in space technology: Jitendra Singh

  New Delhi, Jan 23 : Union Minister of State for Atomic Energy and Space Jitendra Singh Thursday said India was a world leader in space technology, owing to its ... [ Read More ]

Girl's spinal deformity cured through surgery

  Mumbai, Jan 22 : A seven-year-old girl suffering from Scoliosis has successfully undergone corrective surgery at a hospital here.Scoliosis is a medical conditio... [ Read More ]

Morocco to play friendly against Uruguay in March

  Rabat, Jan 25 : The Moroccan football team will play a friendly match with Uruguay March 28, the country's football federation announced Sunday.The match will b... [ Read More ]

Nine killed in Baghdad bomb attacks

  Baghdad, Jan 25 : At least nine people were killed and 27 others wounded in bomb attacks Sunday targeting restaurants in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, police said.... [ Read More ]

Scientists find protein in coffee with effect like morphine

  Sao Paulo, Jan 25 (IANS/EFE) Researchers at the University of Brasilia (UnB) and Brazil's state-owned agriculture and livestock research company Embrapa have di... [ Read More ]

Minor fire at Russian embassy in Delhi

  New Delhi, Jan 25 : A minor fire broke out at the Russian embassy here Sunday morning, an official said.The fire broke out around 10 a.m. at the ground floor of... [ Read More ]

NIA gives clean chit to Liyaqat Shah

  New Delhi, Jan 24 : The NIA Saturday gave a clean chit to Sayyed Liyaqat Shah alias Liyaqat Bukhari who was arrested by Delhi Police on the charge of coming to ... [ Read More ]

Two Russians detained in Odisha for suspicious activities

  Bhubaneswar, Jan 24 : Two Russian nationals have been detained for suspicious activities in the state, police said Saturday.Police in Odisha's Cuttack district ... [ Read More ]
Genetic links found to size of brain structures

Genetic links found to size of brain structures

  Washington, Jan 24 : In a significant finding, an international team of scientists has discovered five genetic variants that influence the size of structures wi... [ Read More ]
Two more suspected swine flu deaths in Delhi

Two more suspected swine flu deaths in Delhi

  New Delhi, Jan 24 : The national capital has witnessed two more death due to suspected swine flu, which if confirmed will take the toll to six, health officials... [ Read More ]

Goa issues swine flu advisory after two suspect cases

  Panaji, Jan 23 : Two days after the Goa health minister officially revealed the presence of suspected swine flu-afflicted patients in the state, health authorit... [ Read More ]

Tripura to set up new varsity

  Agartala, Jan 8 : The Left Front government will set up a state university in Tripura and this will be taken up in the budget session of the assembly beginning ... [ Read More ]

No classes for juniors in Jaipur till Jan 12

  Jaipur, Jan 5 : With the intense cold, chilly winds and fog continuing to affect normal life in Rajasthan, the Jaipur district administration Monday decided to ... [ Read More ]

Missing children cases in Delhi increased in 2014

  New Delhi, Jan 2 : There has been a 12.11 percent increase in the number of missing children in the national capital in 2014, according to Delhi Police data.A t... [ Read More ]

Four spiritual leaders conferred Padma award

  News Delhi, Jan 25 : Jagat Guru Ramanandacharya Swami Rambhadracharya and three other spiritual leaders, including a NRI in Portugal, were Sunday conferred with... [ Read More ]

PM greets nation on Basant Panchami

  New Delhi, Jan 24 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday greeted the people on Basant Panchami, the first day of spring."Greetings on Basant Panchami. May this... [ Read More ]
Subramanian Swamy seeks better amenities for Ayodhya pilgrims

Subramanian Swamy seeks better amenities for Ayodhya pilgrims

  New Delhi, Jan 22 : BJP leader Subramanian Swamy Wednesday urged the Supreme Court to direct that pilgrims going to Ayodhya be extended all civic amenities, inc... [ Read More ]

Five Maoists arrested in Bihar

  Patna, Jan 18 : Five wanted Maoists were arrested in Bihar's Jehanabad district Sunday, police said.Jehanabad Superintendent of Police Ansuiya Ransingh Sahu sai... [ Read More ]

UP's hooch tragedy: Toll reaches 27, many critical

  Lucknow, Jan 13 : The toll in Monday's hooch tragedy in Uttar Pradesh's and Unnao risen to 27 Tuesday, as nine people undergoing treatment at various hospitals ... [ 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 ]