Fire breaks out in forested area in Model Town, no casualties

New Delhi, Feb 21 A fire broke out in the woods in north west Delhi's Model Town this evening and fire tenders are trying to douse it, an official said.Around 5 PM the fire department received a...

Feb 22, 2017 12:14 AM | Newsscroll

Man arrested for harassing woman over social media, phone

New Delhi, Feb 21 An IT professional has been arrested for allegedly harassing a woman by using caller ID spoofing, creating fake Facebook profile of her and sending vulgar messages to her family...

Feb 22, 2017 12:05 AM | Newsscroll

Pak army will protect its people against Indian aggression:

BajwaIslamabad, Feb 21 Pakistani army will protect its people against forms of "Indian aggression", the country's army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa today said."We will continue our solidarity...

Feb 22, 2017 12:05 AM | Newsscroll

BMC polls: Newspaper ad sparks fresh controversy

Mumbai, Feb 21 An advertisement published in newspapers today sparked off another controversy with the Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP rushing to the State Election Commission with complaints of...

Feb 21, 2017 11:56 PM | Newsscroll

Autopsy set for Russian ambassador to UN after sudden death

New York, Feb 21 The city medical examiner was expected to perform an autopsy today on Russia's ambassador to the United Nations, who died a day earlier after falling ill at his office at Russia's...

Feb 21, 2017 11:52 PM | Newsscroll

Amarinder Singh's biography 'The People's Maharaja' released

Chandigarh, Feb 21 Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh's biography, 'The People's Maharaja', was released here today.The authorised biography of the erstwhile scion of Patiala royalty, authored by...

Feb 21, 2017 11:49 PM | Newsscroll

Spanish man killed in 'horrific dog attack'

Madrid, Feb 21 A Spanish man has been mauled to death in what police believe was a vicious attack by his neighbour's five dogs.The 66-year-old was discovered by his son lying on the ground covered...

Feb 21, 2017 11:42 PM | Newsscroll

Egypt, Jordan say no concessions on a Palestinian state

Cairo, Feb 21 Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and King Abdullah II of Jordan agreed today there could be no concessions on establishing a Palestinian state, the presidency said after talks in...

Feb 21, 2017 11:40 PM | Newsscroll

Indian-origin MP among anti-Trump voices in UK Parliament

From Aditi KhannaLondon, Feb 21  Indian-origin Labour MP Seema Malhotra was among a number of British MPs who spoke out against US President Donald Trump's proposed state visit to the UK in...

Feb 21, 2017 11:40 PM | Newsscroll

US sets plan to crackdown on nearly all illegal immigrants

Washington, Feb 21 The Department of Homeland Security issued tough new orders today to begin a sweeping crackdown on illegal immigrants, putting nearly all of the country's 11 million undocumented...

Feb 21, 2017 11:36 PM | Newsscroll

Acharya:Using RBI funds to recapitalise banks not a good idea

Mumbai, Feb 21 RBI deputy governor Viral V Acharya today suggested that using a part of the Reserve Bank reserves for recapitalising state-run banks may not be a good idea.After an assessment of the...

Feb 21, 2017 11:33 PM | Newsscroll

Ansari arrives in Uganda, to pay tribute to Gandhi

From Kunal DuttKampala, Feb 21 Vice President Hamid Ansari today arrived in Uganda after wrapping up a three-day visit of Rwanda during which he held bilateral talks with the leadership and attended...

Feb 21, 2017 11:29 PM | Newsscroll

Dutch MPs pass bill to back regulated cannabis growing

The Hague, Feb 21 The Netherlands took a step closer to regulating the wholesale cultivation of cannabis after lawmakers today narrowly passed a bill to back legal growing and sale of the soft drug...

Feb 21, 2017 11:29 PM | Newsscroll

53 pc voting in Nagpur; CM, Gadkari, Bhagwat vote

Nagpur, Feb 21 Around 53 per cent polling was registered in the election to the Nagpur Municipal Corporation today, state election commission officials said.It was only a tad better than the 52 per...

Feb 21, 2017 11:17 PM | Newsscroll

Top US CEOs call for overhaul of corporate tax code       

From Lalit K JhaWashington, Feb 21 A group of 16 powerful CEOs in the US today called for an overhaul of the corporate tax code and asked lawmakers to accept the controversial proposal that would...

Feb 21, 2017 11:16 PM | Newsscroll