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Home minister Rajnath Singh likely to travel to Israel in November
29 Aug 2014 at 10:28am
Union home minister Rajnath Singh is likely to travel to Israel in November to attend the third Israel Homeland Security International Conference and Exhibition to be held in Tel Aviv.
ITBP man who retrieved Kedarnath chopper crash bodies awarded
29 Aug 2014 at 9:57am
Passang Tenzing Sherpa, a havaldar with Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) was given the Tenzing Norgay Adventure Award-2013 for his contributions in the field of mountaineering.
Gujarat demands Rs 9,000 crore from Modi government for SAUNI scheme
29 Aug 2014 at 7:29am
The Gujarat government has demanded a Rs 9,000 crore grant from the Centre for the ambitious Saurashtra Narmada Avtaran Irrigation (SAUNI) scheme to supply of water to Saurashtra.
Arrest of Indian nationals: India takes up matter with Kuwaiti govt
29 Aug 2014 at 5:10am
The Indian embassy officials have also visited the hospital where about 15 Indians were admitted after the incident, external affairs ministry spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin said.
Ruckus in J&K assembly over land grab allegations against PDP leaders
29 Aug 2014 at 2:25am
Jammu and Kashmir assembly was on Friday adjourned for a brief period following pandemonium over alleged involvement of PDP leaders including deputy speaker Sartaj Madni in a land grabbing case.
Iceland volcano alert at red after small eruption, no volcanic ash detected
28 Aug 2014 at 11:12pm
A small eruption has occurred north of Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano after nearly two weeks of earthquakes in the region but no volcanic ash has been detected, authorities said on Friday.
4 killed as bus falls into gorge in Meghalaya
28 Aug 2014 at 9:52pm
Four persons were killed and 30 others injured after a bus they were travelling in fell into a deep gorge in Meghalaya's West Garo Hills district, police said on Friday.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott to visit India next month
28 Aug 2014 at 8:33pm
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott is all set to make his first official visit to India next week to further strengthen the strategic partnership and promote trade and investment between the two sides.
Japan economy stalls as incomes, spending languish
28 Aug 2014 at 8:16pm
Japan's vital signs remained weak in July as wages fell further and household spending dropped, signaling continued weakness in the world's third-largest economy.
Philippine man sentenced to death in Vietnam
28 Aug 2014 at 7:32pm
State media say a court in Hanoi has sentenced a Philippine man to death for cocaine trafficking.
North Korea says no cheerleaders for Asian Games
28 Aug 2014 at 7:02pm
North Korea says it has scrapped an earlier decision to send cheerleaders to the upcoming Asian Games in rival South Korea though it still plans to dispatch athletes to the games.
UN: Armed group detains 43 peacekeepers in Syria
28 Aug 2014 at 4:56pm
An armed group detained 43 UN peacekeepers during fighting in Syria early Thursday and another 81 peacekeepers are trapped, the United Nations said.
Maharashtra Congress poll manifesto draft to be finalized by September 5
28 Aug 2014 at 12:49pm
The Maharashtra unit of the Congress, which is in the process of scrutinising candidates for the forthcoming state assembly elections, will finalise its draft manifesto by September 5, the party officially announced here on Thursday.
UN security council meets on Ukraine crisis
28 Aug 2014 at 12:03pm
The UN security council met on Thursday in an emergency session on the growing crisis in Ukraine with some members expressing outrage.
Rain brings joy to Delhi, disrupts traffic
28 Aug 2014 at 7:35am
Heavy rain lashed the national capital and its adjoining areas on Thursday, bringing an end to the long spell of sultry and hot weather.