Delhi and Faridabad were among the top five cities with the worst air pollution in the country between 2015 and 2016, the Rajya Sabha was
One person was killed in the clashes.
The Goa government today granted six months extension to five off shore casinos to relocate from river Mandovi here.
"The State cabinet has granted extension to
A total 6,604 km of highways has been constructed during the April-February period against the target of 15,000 km for the full fiscal, Parliament was
The Gomti riverfront project of the previous Akhilesh Yadav government today came under the scanner of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, who expressed dissatisfaction
India will become the world's youngest country by 2020 with an average age of 29, India's envoy in Sri Lanka said today.
Sixty-four per cent of
President Donald Trump in the coming days will sign a new executive order that unravels his predecessor's sweeping plan to curb global warming, the head
Hundreds of people including top Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny were arrested as thousands of Russians defied bans to stage protests across the country against corruption.
South Korean prosecutors sought an arrest warrant today for ousted president Park Geun-Hye, they said, days after questioning her over the corruption and abuse of
The Islamic State group ordered residents to evacuate the Syrian city of Raqqa today following reports that a dam contested by US-backed forces upstream on
The Supreme Court today dismissed a plea of former CBI Director Ranjit Sinha seeking recall of its earlier order constituting an SIT to probe the
The stocks ended with gains for the second day as the benchmark Sensex rose over 89 points and the Nifty reclaimed the 9,100-mark today, driven
With 65 PSUs failing to appoint at least one woman director, the government has asked Registrars of Companies to take up the matter with the
Japanese auto major Toyota's luxury brand Lexus today entered India with the launch of three models priced up to Rs 1.09 crore (ex-showroom).
Lexus introduced the
The rupee strengthened by 5 paise to 65.39 per dollar in early trade today on some selling of the US currency by exporters and banks.
January 22, 2017 06:41 PM
Booker-winning British novelist and poet Alan Hollinghurst today said he found it "depressing" that despite being the world's biggest democracy, homosexuality was still outlawed in
January 03, 2017 03:49 PM
Booker prize-winning English novelist and pioneering art critic John Berger, has passed away at the age of 90.
A lifelong Marxist intellectual, Berger died at his
December 22, 2016 03:30 PM
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor today said 200 years of British rule had reduced India from its glory of one of richest countries in the world
December 22, 2016 02:49 PM
'Uttara Kanda', the seventh and the final installment of the Valmiki Ramayana, has often been the most rushed through books in the series. What
December 15, 2016 05:50 PM
Brexit, the year's key political term, along with glam-ma and YouTuber are among the 500 new words, phrases and senses added in the Oxford English
Superstar Aamir Khan, who turned 52 today, says he will never join politics but will always be vocal about important issues. The Dangal star
'There are 11 cuts mentioned by the censor board, including one bold scene. They have told us to remove the names of Amitabh Bachchan and Amrish Puri (in a dialogue) fearing it might hurt sentiments'
Karan Johar has become a single father of twins - a baby boy and girl - who were born through surrogacy and the filmmaker says
Director Jayan Cherian's Malayalam film "Ka Bodyscapes" has been denied certification by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) which said that the movie is
Amitabh Bachchan adds his bit in #GenderEquality debate
March 24, 2017 03:19 PM
Virat Kohli believes that if his conscience is clear, there is no harm in standing by what he feels is right. A section of
March 22, 2017 07:07 PM
The BCCI today doubled the Annual Retainership fee of India's 32 centrally contracted cricketers with current skipper Virat Kohli and former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni
March 22, 2017 01:11 PM
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has slammed Australian media for comparing Indian skipper Virat Kohli to US President Donald Trump. The Daily Telegraph on
March 17, 2017 03:16 PM
London Olympics bronze medallist Saina Nehwal has decided to donate Rs six lakhs -- Rs 50,000 each -- to the families of the 12 Central
March 15, 2017 01:24 PM
In a surprise development, Shashank Manohar today resigned as ICC chairman after merely eight months in office citing personal reasons.
The 59-year-old Manohar mailed his resignation
Police today lodged a case against unidentified miscreants after the statue of B R Ambedkar at a park in Sarfabad village here was allegedly vandalised
The freedom of our Universities has been challenged by "narrow considerations" and there is need to defend them as "free spaces" and as sources of
Four persons were killed when the car in which they were traveling collided with a bus near Ghunas village in Barnala district of Punjab today,
A large meat processing plant at Kairana town in Shamli district has been sealed after district authorities found "irregularities" during checking.
A team of district officials
Microblogging site Twitter suspended official accounts of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad but reinstated them after social media users criticised the move.
The ABVP's official Twitter