'Rs.27,300 crore more needed to implement food security act'

  New Delhi, July 31 : The implementation of the food security act will need an expenditure of Rs.27,300 crore more than that incurred on the existing food subsid... [ Read More ]

Rahul supports FTII students, faces ire from BJP (Roundup)

  Pune, July 31 : Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday urged the Narendra Modi government "not to impose its will" on students of FTII here while attack... [ Read More ]

Opposition protests continue in Lok Sabha

  New Delhi, July 31 : The Opposition led by the Congress on Friday continued its protest in the Lok Sabha over the Lalit Modi and the Vyapam issues, even as Spea... [ Read More ]

Couture is not just limited to bridal wear: Varun Bahl

  New Delhi, Aug 1 : There has been a long debate in the Indian fashion industry of mixing bridal wear with couture but for designer Varun Bahl, who has launched ... [ Read More ]

I enjoy the whole process of getting dressed: Bhumi Pednekar

  New Delhi, Aug 1 : Actress Bhumi Pednekar, who received appreciation for her simple girl image in "Dum Laga Ke Haisha", says that fashion has been integral part... [ Read More ]

AICW 2015: Varun Bahl launches bespoke luxury wedding company

  New Delhi, August 1 : With designers across the globe trying to enter the lifestyle space with different associations and ventures, designer Varun Bahl consider... [ Read More ]

Bihar cricket secretary writes to CMs to raise BCCI affiliation issue

  Kolkata, July 31 : Secretary of the unrecognised Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) Aditya Verma on Friday wrote to the chief ministers and heads of 15 states a... [ Read More ]

Cricket: Bangladesh reach 246/8 against South Africa

  Mirpur (Bangladesh), July 30 : After a good start by Bangladesh on the first day of their second and last cricket Test here on Thursday, South Africa came back ... [ Read More ]

Pune City sign Romanian Mutu as marquee footballer

  Pune, July 30 : Indian Super League (ISL) franchise FC Pune City on Thursday signed former Fiorentina and Chelsea winger Adrian Mutu as its marquee player for t... [ Read More ]
Dr APJ Abdul Kalam's body brought to Delhi, received by PM Modi

Dr APJ Abdul Kalam's body brought to Delhi, received by PM Modi

  The mortal remains of former President APJ Abdul Kalam, who died onMonday after he suffered a massive cardiac arrest and collapsed duringhis lecture at the IIM,... [ Read More ]
Haryana to set up Nutrition Commission

Haryana to set up Nutrition Commission

  Gurgaon, July 21 : Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday said the state government has started the process to set up a "State Nutrition Commissi... [ Read More ]
Ex-servicemen to hold 'Run for OROP' on Vijay Diwas

Ex-servicemen to hold 'Run for OROP' on Vijay Diwas

  New Delhi, July 20 : Continuing their protest over delay in implementation of the 'One Rank One Pension' scheme, ex-servicemen on Monday said they will hold a "... [ Read More ]

Situation in Rajasthan's rain-affected areas improving

  Jaipur, July 31 : The situation has started to improve in rain-affected areas of Rajasthan as no heavy rainfall was recorded in the state in the past 24 hours, ... [ Read More ]

145 companies being probed for chit fund scams

  New Delhi, July 31 : In its crackdown on corporate fraud and chit fund scams, the government has, during the last three years and current year, ordered investig... [ Read More ]

Raymond cuts net loss 58 percent in Q1

  Mumbai, July 31 : Textile major Raymond Ltd on Friday reported a consolidated net loss of Rs. 13.7 crore for first quarter of fiscal 2015-16, reducing its loss ... [ Read More ]
Second full moon of July will be visible Friday

Second full moon of July will be visible Friday

  Hyderabad, July 30 : The second full moon of July will be visible on Friday.One can look towards east to see the moon which will rise at 6.43 p.m. Technically s... [ Read More ]

Kalam concerned about disabled, developed lightweight prosthetics

  New Delhi, July 28 : Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam was concerned about people with disability and along with his team developed lightweight prosthetics fr... [ Read More ]

Sarabhai space centre staff pays tribute to Kalam

  Thiruvananthapuram, July 28 : The mood was sombre at the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, the ISRO unit in the Kerala capital, as the staff on Tuesday paid tribute... [ Read More ]
Beijing chosen to host 2022 Winter Olympics

Beijing chosen to host 2022 Winter Olympics

  Kuala Lumpur, July 31 : The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Friday awarded the 2022 Winter Olympics to Beijing which hosted an "exceptional" Summer Gam... [ Read More ]

EU starts implementing Iran nuclear agreement

  Brussels, July 31 : The European Council said here on Friday that it has adopted the first legal acts implementing the latest Iran nuclear deal, which would all... [ Read More ]

'Game of Thrones' to run for at least eight seasons

  Los Angeles, July 31 : HBO's fantasy drama series "Game of Thrones", which has garnered accolades globally, will run for at least eight seasons.HBO's president ... [ Read More ]

145 companies being probed for chit fund scams

  New Delhi, July 31 : In its crackdown on corporate fraud and chit fund scams, the government has, during the last three years and current year, ordered investig... [ Read More ]

Bill allowing ouster of Lokayukta passed in Karnataka

  Bengaluru, July 31 : The Karnataka legislature on Friday passed an amendment bill to remove the state Lokayukta (ombdusman) if found guilty of misconduct or inc... [ Read More ]

Drug peddler held with heroin worth Rs.35 lakh

  New Delhi, July 31 : A 33-year-old drug peddler has been arrested in the national capital while carrying heroin worth Rs.35 lakh, Delhi Police said on Friday.Ra... [ Read More ]

Smoking weakens spine, causes spine infections: Experts

  New Delhi, July 31 : Smoking weakens the spine and thus further leads to several types of diseases including infection in the spine, health experts warned here ... [ Read More ]

Patient in MP given medicine meant for animals

  Raisen (Madhya Pradesh), July 31 : There were angry scenes in a district hospital in Madhya Pradesh's Raisen district on Friday when it was found that a patient... [ Read More ]

Healthcare scheme for Himachal's elderly, single women

  Shimla, July 30 : The Himachal Pradesh cabinet on Thursday approved a healthcare scheme that will cover single women, senior citizens and daily-wage workers amo... [ Read More ]
UPSC results: Women bag top four ranks

UPSC results: Women bag top four ranks

  New Delhi, July 4 : The UPSC on Saturday announced its civil services exam results here with the top four ranks being secured by women, officials said.A total n... [ Read More ]

Akhilesh felicitates UP students who cracked IIT exam

  Lucknow, June 25 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday felicitated seven students from different districts of the state who have attained g... [ Read More ]

Haryana to honour activists for saving, educating girls

  Rohtak, June 7 : Haryana will honour activists and organisations playing a significant role in implementation of the 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' campaign, an off... [ Read More ]

Jagananth Temple 'Mahaprasad': 700 cooks, 50,000 mouths, Rs. 10 lakh business (Foodie Trail-Puri)

  Puri, July 29 : Prepared by 600-700 cooks and partaken by up to 50,000 pilgrims daily generating a business of Rs 8-12 lakhs, the mouth-watering "Mahaprasad" (f... [ Read More ]

Lakhs throng for Bahuda Yatra in Puri

  Bhubaneswar, July 26 : Braving intermittent heavy rain, lakhs of devotees from across the country on Sunday thronged Odisha's holy town of Puri to witness Bahud... [ Read More ]

Anger in Kerala over headscarf row

  Thiruvananthapuram, July 26 : A day after a nun was barred from taking a national medical test here after refusing to remove her headgear, a section of Kerala's... [ Read More ]

Mumbai moonshine tragedy toll shoots up to 20

  Mumbai, June 19 : The toll in the illicit liquor tragedy in a suburban bar here has shot up to 20 with the death of seven more people, police said on Friday.At ... [ Read More ]

Woman's naked body found in Delhi

  New Delhi, June 18 : The naked body of an unidentified woman in her 40s was found in the national capital on Thursday evening, police said.A police official tol... [ Read More ]

12 Maoists killed in Jharkhand

  Ranchi, June 9 : Twelve Maoists were killed in a gunbattle with security personnel in Jharkhand's Palamau district, police said on Tuesday."Twelve Maoist guerri... [ Read More ]

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