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Modi to have a busy Diwali visit to Srinagar

Modi to have a busy Diwali visit to Srinagar

  Srinagar, Oct 22 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Diwali visit here Thursday to express solidarity with the flood affected people of Jammu and Kashmir will be p... [ Read More ]
India re-elected to UNHRC, PM expresses joy

India re-elected to UNHRC, PM expresses joy

  New Delhi/United Nations, Oct 22 : India was Tuesday re-elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) for the term 2015-2017 in a keenly contested el... [ Read More ]

UP CM to attend Pravasi Bharatiya conclave

  Lucknow, Oct 21 : Led by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, Uttar Pradesh will participate in the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Jan 9, 2015 in Gandhinagar, Gujarat, Chief... [ Read More ]

Cinematographer Ashok Kumar passes away

  Chennai, Oct 22 : Ace southern cinematographer Ashok Kumar Agarwal, who was battling for life here for over the last six months with "health-related issues", pa... [ Read More ]

'Court', 'Chauranga', 'Killa' bag awards at Mumbai film fest

  Mumbai, Oct 21 : The 16th Mumbai Film Festival came to a close Tuesday evening with films "Court", "Chauranga" and "Killa" bagging the top honours.Actor Aamir K... [ Read More ]

Artefacts of ten national museums digitised

  New Delhi, Oct 21 : More than 11,000 art objects from ten museums have been digitised to make these national treasures available to a wider audience, a statemen... [ Read More ]

Chennaiyin beat Kerala Blasters 2-1 in ISL

  Chennai, Oct 21 : Chennaiyin FC beat Kerala Blasters FC 2-1 in an Indian Super League (ISL) match at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here Tuesday.Elano Blumer (14t... [ Read More ]

Walsh quits as Indian hockey chief coach (Roundup)

  New Delhi, Oct 21 : Terry Walsh, who guided the Indian men's hockey team to the Asian Games gold after 16 years, Tuesday resigned as the chief coach citing "dif... [ Read More ]

Somdev, Yuki make progress

  Pune, Oct 21 : Davis Cuppers Somdev Devvarman and Yuki Bhambri, along with winner of the Indore ATP event Saketh Myneni, entered the second round of the KPIT-MS... [ 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 ]

Rahul Gandhi to visit Odisha Monday

  Bhubaneswar, Oct 19 : Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will visit Odisha Monday. He will undertake an aerial survey of the areas affected by cyclone 'Hudhud... [ Read More ]
Modi to head Jawaharlal Nehru Anniversary, Gandhis Family Kept Out

Modi to head Jawaharlal Nehru Anniversary, Gandhis Family Kept Out

  From being accused of being anti-Nehruvian to stirringfears in the Congress that Narendra Modi will soon appropriate itsnational icons, the Prime Minister annou... [ Read More ]

Sensex surges 215 points; auto stocks gain

  Mumbai, Oct 22 : A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Wednesday was trading 215.28 points or 0.81 percent up as auto stocks gained.Almost all the sector... [ Read More ]

India marks 50 years of ITEC development aid programme

  New Delhi, Oct 22 : India celebrated 50 years of a unique initiative -- of sharing its developmental experience gained since its independence -- with other nati... [ Read More ]
Coal block reallocation must give level-playing field: Industry

Coal block reallocation must give level-playing field: Industry

  New Delhi, Oct 21 : Even as the ordinance allowing reallocation of coal blocks cancelled by the Supreme Court received presidential approval Tuesday, the Indian... [ 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 ]

Presidential visit helps India establish presence in key Arctic region

  New Delhi, Oct 20 : With the resource-rich Arctic region becoming the focus of heightened attention, President Pranab Mukherjee's visit to the two Nordic countr... [ Read More ]

US court lets US group challenge Modi immunity

  New York, Oct 22 : A US court has asked a human rights group torespond by Nov 4 to the US government's "suggestion of immunity" in acase against Prime Minister ... [ Read More ]

Rogerio set to break Giggs world record

  Rio de Janeiro, Oct 22 : Sao Paulo goalkeeper Rogerio Ceni is one victory away from earning his fourth Guinness World Record by eclipsing a mark held by Manches... [ Read More ]

When Rihanna dressed like 'Harry Potter'

  New York, Oct 22 : Singer Rihanna was spotted here in a Harry Potter style costume.She wore the wizard-like get-up while heading for a business meal here Monday... [ Read More ]

Child sexually abused in Bangalore school

  Bangalore, Oct 22 : A three-year-old girl child studying in a private school here was allegedly sexually abused Tuesday in her nursery class, police said Wednes... [ Read More ]

Fire destroys cracker market in Faridabad

  Faridabad, Oct 21 : Nearly 200 firecracker shops in Faridabad adjoining Delhi were gutted in a huge fire that broke out Tuesday evening, an official said.The fi... [ Read More ]

Delhi traffic cop attacked by lawyer

  New Delhi, Oct 21 : A traffic head constable was beaten up Tuesday morning by a 35-year-old lawyer for objecting to his driving in the wrong lane, Delhi Police ... [ Read More ]

Injectable polio vaccine more effective than oral one: Experts

  New Delhi, Oct 21 : The Injectable Polio Vaccine (IPV) is more effective than the oral one, experts said here Tuesday.They emphasised that though the IPV was ex... [ Read More ]

Surveillance-tracking system in India for checking Ebola: Minister

  New Delhi, Oct 21 : India has put in place a strong surveillance-tracking system for checking the dreaded Ebola disease, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said Tues... [ Read More ]

How to avoid weight gain this festive season

  New Delhi, Oct 21 : Worried about weight gain during festive season? Here are some healthy tips to bail you out.Chirag Sethi, director of Battle of Bulges, dole... [ 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 ]
Diwali festivities begin in Tamil Nadu

Diwali festivities begin in Tamil Nadu

  Chennai, Oct 22 : Early morning festivities were witnessed across Tamil Nadu as people woke up to the sounds of crackers and the visual treat of diyas on Diwali... [ Read More ]

Modi asks people to share Diwali e-greetings

  New Delhi, Oct 21 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday exhorted the people to share Diwali e-greetings available on the country's national portal -- india.gov... [ Read More ]

Dhanteras pushes demand for mobikes, cars in Bihar

  Patna, Oct 21 : Craze for two- and four-wheelers in Bihar is such that many people have made booking for their new cars and bikes to be delivered Tuesday on the... [ 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 ]