President Mukherjee greets people of South Africa

  New Delhi, April 26 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday extended his greetings to the government and the people of the Republic of South Africa on the eve of... [ Read More ]

India reacting quicker to disasters: Parrikar

  New Delhi, April 26 : As India continues relief and rescue operations in earthquake-hit Nepal, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said reaction to disa... [ Read More ]

President greets Netherlands on King's Day eve

  New Delhi, April 26 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday greeted the Netherlands on the eve of King's Day.In his message to King Willem-Alexander, Mukherjee s... [ Read More ]

Shaadi-e-Khas: Manage weddings digitally

  New Delhi, April 26 : Whether you're a wedding vendor, wedding planner, the bride, the groom or the parents of the couple-to-be, help is at your hand with Shaad... [ Read More ]

'Jannat' director Kunal Deshmukh 'safe' in quake-hit Nepal

  Mumbai, April 26 : Bollywood director Kunal Deshmukh was in Kathmandu when the 7.9-magnitude earthquake hit Nepal. He is said to be safe."Can someone help us se... [ Read More ]

Why target only India for rapes, says Danish designer-writer

  New Delhi, April 26 : Why target only India for rapes, they happen all over the world, says Danish designer-turned writer Inger Solberg, who has come out with h... [ Read More ]

Sunrisers middle-order needs to wake up: Rahul

  Mumbai, April 26 : With the middle-order failing to get the team home time and again, Sunrisers Hyderabad batsman Lokesh Rahul on Sunday said that with a couple... [ Read More ]

Dhoni operates on his instincts: Ashwin

  Chennai, April 26 : Chennai Super Kings (CSK) spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Sunday said skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni doesn't have any preconceived notions and ... [ Read More ]

Asked Tendulkar for coaching session: McClenaghan

  Mumbai, April 26 : Mumbai Indians pacer Mitchell McClenaghan on Sunday said he asked legendary Sachin Tendulkar if he could give him a coaching session in the n... [ Read More ]
Indian Air Force planes fetch 546 people back from Kathmandu

Indian Air Force planes fetch 546 people back from Kathmandu

  New Delhi, April 26 : Indian Air Force planes have fetched around 546 of its citizens, including several infants, back from quake-hit Kathmandu since late Satur... [ Read More ]

Quake kills two, injures 20 in Bengal

  Siliguri, April 25 : Two people, including a woman, were killed and at least 20 injured across north Bengal on Saturday following a 7.9 magnitude earthquake wit... [ Read More ]

Tremors felt in parts of Andhra

  Hyderabad, April 25 : Tremors were felt on Saturday in parts of Andhra Pradesh, officials said.People ran out of their houses and offices in panic in some parts... [ Read More ]

Air India, SpiceJet to operate free relief flights to Nepal

  NewDelhi, April 26 : Following the earthquake in Nepal, state-run Air India and budget carriers SpiceJet and IndiGo have decided to operate additional flights a... [ Read More ]

Delhi Metro halts service for two minutes

  New Delhi, April 26 : Delhi Metro halted its services for two minutes following fresh tremors in the Indian capital and adjoining areas on Sunday afternoon."Fre... [ Read More ]

Poor connectivity hinders business with northeast India: Vietnam envoy

  New Delhi, April 26 : India's northeast is considered the gateway to Southeast Asia and crucial for its Act East Policy, but Vietnam's envoy here says that poor... [ Read More ]

Private cord blood banks are fooling the public, say doctors

  Bengaluru, April 25 : Cord blood banking (CBB) with dubious benefits has become a money-making scam in India and needs tighter control to protect gullible paren... [ Read More ]
Minimise use of animal for experiments: Javadekar

Minimise use of animal for experiments: Javadekar

  New Delhi, April 24 : Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday called for making efforts to minimise the use of animals for carrying out experiments.Spe... [ Read More ]

Kerala scientist develops innovative emergency exit system

  Thiruvananthapuram, April 23 : An amateur Kerala scientist M.C. David has developed an innovative escape system for high-rise buildings in case of fire or other... [ Read More ]

Chew gum to keep your head clear

  London, April 26 : Want to get rid of a nagging thought or the pesky lyrics you heard a week ago? Well, chew gum, advises a new study.The phenomenon where you j... [ Read More ]

Windies crash to 9-wicket defeat to England

  St. George's (Grenada), April 26 : Mediocre batting coupled with a devastating new ball spell from seamer James Anderson combined to see the West Indies squande... [ Read More ]

Pocket-sized ultrasound device for accurate diagnosis

  London, April 26 : Scientists have developed a pocket-sized ultrasound device (PUD) that can help reduce the need for further testing in both the inpatient and ... [ Read More ]

Air force to evacuate 1,500 from Nepal on Sunday

  New Delhi, April 26 : The Indian Air Force will bring back 1,500 stranded Indians from thee earthquake-hit Nepal on Sunday, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar sa... [ Read More ]

One girl killed as quake hits parts of Rajasthan

  Jaipur, April 26 : An eight-year-old girl was killed and seven children were injured as a temporary shed made of sandstoneslabs crumbled in Rajasthan's Bharatpu... [ Read More ]

Do's and Don'ts as per National Disaster Management Authority (With: After Nepal quake, India may be next, warn experts)

  - If indoors, drop to the ground. Take cover by getting under a sturdy table or other piece of furniture. If there is no desk or table, cover the face and head ... [ Read More ]

Be aware of fatty liver disease, can lead to cancer (Health Feature)

  New Delhi, April 26 : Rampant downing of alcohol and increasing prevalence of obesity would in a few decades lead to patients with fatty liver disease requiring... [ Read More ]
AIIMS in Kashmir was originally sanctioned for Jammu: Minister

AIIMS in Kashmir was originally sanctioned for Jammu: Minister

  Jammu, April 26 : The AIIMS sanctioned for the Kashmir Valley was originally meant for Jammu region, Minister of state in the PMO Jitendra Singh said on Saturda... [ Read More ]

Ramdev safe in Kathmandu, expresses grief over destruction

  New Delhi, April 25 : Yoga guru Ramdev, who is in Kathmandu for a yoga camp, is safe, his spokesperson said on Saturday after a massive earthquake shook Nepal a... [ Read More ]
Civil services exam results declared

Civil services exam results declared

  New Delhi, April 13 : The Union Public Service Commission on Sunday declared the results of the civil services (main) examination 2014.In a press release, the c... [ Read More ]
Vedanta college completes 20 years educating Rajasthan's girls

Vedanta college completes 20 years educating Rajasthan's girls

  Jaipur, April 8 : Hindustan Zinc, a part of the Vedanta Group, has completed 20 years of its initiative in Rajasthan's Sikar district to impart higher education... [ Read More ]

Jamia to patent winning ideas of innovation contest

  New Delhi, March 19 : The Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) at Jamia Millia Islamia said it will patent the winning ideas of 'Innovate For a Caus... [ Read More ]

Badrinath shrine to open on Sunday

  Dehradun, April 25 : The 'kapaat' (portals) of the Badrinath shrine in Uttarakhand will open for devotees on Sunday, an official said on Saturday.As per the sch... [ Read More ]

Plea in SC seeks ban on use of elephants at functions

  New Delhi, April 24 : The Supreme Court on Friday sought the response of the central and nine state governments on a petition seeking a ban on the use of elepha... [ Read More ]

Punjab to celebrate 350th foundation day of Anandpur Sahib

  Chandigarh, April 24 : The Punjab government will commemorate the 350th foundation day of religious town Anandpur Sahib in June this year.The town is home to Ta... [ Read More ]

Militants shoot at police officer in Baramulla district

  Srinagar, April 6 : Separatist guerrillas on Monday shot at and critically wounded a police officer in Baramulla district in north Kashmir.A senior police offic... [ 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 ]