Atleast 582 gram panchayat representatives in Chhattisgarh's Raigarh district have been issued notices by local administration for not constructing toilets in their homes, a senior official said today. Notices were
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today underlined the need to reject gender discrimination and ensure equal opportunities as he extended greetings on the occasion of Girl
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi today approved the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bill, 2017, under which IIMs would be
Using the largest set of radiocarbon dates ever obtained from a single Maya site, archaeologists have developed chronology patterns that may explain what led to
Most areas in Kashmir received fresh snowfall today, affecting flight operations at the airport here, even as the Meteorological Department has forecast widespread snowfall or
Sunshine and rainbows alternated with thunderclaps, downpours, snow and hail as the last in a trio of storms broke up over California after flooding roads
Two youths have been sent to jail for three years by a Delhi court for firing at a police team while trying to evade arrest
For the first time, a team of students in the US is planning to brew beer on the Moon by sending a canister aboard an
Police today said some of the protesters, who took part in the pro-jallikattu agitation here, belonged to ultra-left organisations such as the CPI(ML) and Revolutionary
Students, take note! Smartphones can now help you finish your math homework by giving step-by-step solutions to hard-to-crack algebra equations, thanks to a new artificial
In an early morning crackdown, the police here started removing scores of protesters who were demonstrating at the Marina beach for the past one week,
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has announced an ex gratia of Rs 5 lakh under an insurance scheme to the kin of passengers
Two persons were killed and 28 suffered minor injuries during jallikattu in Pudukottai district today, while a man died due to dehydration in Madurai during
Odisha Police today ruled out involvement of Maoists in the derailment of the Hirakhand Express in which the railways are suspecting sabotage.
"There is no indication
US President Donald Trump's facial features are linked to aggressive, dominant nature as well as unethical behaviour and exploitation of trust, say scientists who confirmed
With the decks getting cleared for the bull taming festival of Jallikattu in neighbouring Tamil Nadu, there is a growing chorus for organising Kambala, a traditional
A bus carrying Hungarian teenagers crashed and caught fire on a motorway in northern Italy, killing 16 people, firefighters said today. Some 36 injured
Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia today said the private schools in the national capital which "make money by selling seats" should rather sell "jalebis" if
A 35-year-old woman was attacked by a Rottweiler dog when she was returning after dropping her daughter to school in south Delhi's RK Puram area.
Measures under the graded response plan's 'very poor' category head, including blanket ban on garbage burning, firecrackers and closure of brick kilns, were today enforced
An undergrad JNU student was allegedly raped by two Afghan nationals in south Delhi's Green Park area, police said today.
The victim had gone to a
Ten coaches of Ranikhet Express derailed in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer, officials said today.
Train 15014 Kath Godham-Jaisalmer Express derailed with ten coaches between Thayat Hamira-Jaisalmer at 23.16
The Supreme Court today refused to entertain a petition seeking CBI probe into the alleged two-day communal riots in West Bengal's Dhulagarh last month.
The Bombay High Court today said it was "very unhappy" over the pace of progress in the Narendra Dabholkar and Govind Pansare murder cases even
Cracking the whip on its over-weight cabin staff, the government-owned Air India has temporarily taken off 57 crew members from flying and put them on
Nearly one in five adults snoop on the Facebook accounts of their friends, romantic partners or family members, using the victims' own computers or cellphones
Miscreants torched 32 school buildings during the past 5 months of disturbances in Kashmir Valley, Jammu and Kashmir's Minister of State for Education Priya Sethi
Twelve school children and their bus driver were killed and 35 kids injured in a fog-related mishap in Uttar Pradesh as cold wave conditions continued
Yoga guru Ramdev today said it was because of Patanjali that multi-national companies have sleepless nights.
"No MNC comes here to give you money, they have
Supporting the demand for holding of jallikattu, VHP today said the judiciary should not interfere in ancient beliefs of the Hindus and that those who
Afghanistan suffered its deadliest year on record for journalists in 2016, according to a report released today which said the country is the second most
Two women and a minor girl were killed while four others injured when a pressure landmine, suspected to have been laid by Naxals, went off in a
At least 15 children were killed on Thursday and several others injured when their school bus collided with a lorry amid dense fog on Aliganj-Paliyali
The world witnessed the hottest year on record in 2016, surpassing the exceptionally high temperatures of 2015, according to the UN weather agency, highlighting new
The Delhi government and the Opposition today clashed in the Assembly over air pollution in the national capital with BJP leader Vijender Gupta questioning the
Sixteen houses were redyced to ashes in separate incidents of fire in West Siang district, police said today. Seven dwellings were burnt down at
With an aim of providing relief to heart patients, the government today said it will fix prices of stents in the next 10-15 days.
A wanted NDFB(Songbijit) ultra was apprehended by a joint team of the Army and Assam Police from Daiphang Gaon area near Udalguri in lower Assam,
Seven Cambodian women have been rescued from a restaurant in Japan where they were allegedly forced into sex work after a victim made a desperate
On the first death anniversary of Dalit research scholar Rohith Vemula today, his mother Radhika Vemula alleged that governments were desperate to declare him as
Cyberabad Police today booked a journalist for allegedly unauthorisedly entering into the University of Hyderabad (UoH) campus on the first death anniversary of Dalit scholar
A six-year-old orphan boy was allegedly sodomised by three staffers of an ashram in central Delhi's IP Estate area.
The incident came to light after the
As pro-Jallikattu protests across Tamil Nadu continued to gain steam with a group of youngsters continuing their agitation here through the night, the state government
Indrani Mukerjea, facing charges of killing her daughter Sheena Bora, today informed a special CBI court that she wants to move a family court to
"Stray dogs have a right to live," was how the Supreme Court reacted sharply today when a submission was made that such canines should be
At least two persons were killed after they consumed country made liquor laced with poisonous chemical here, police said today. Two youth -- Pradip
Five naxals were today arrested in Chhattisgarh’s insurgency-hit Kondagaon district, police said. The cadres were apprehended by a joint a team of security forces
A 43-year-old man was beaten to death by villagers for allegedly eve-teasing a girl at Bangalidahi in Mayurbhanj district of Odisha, police said today. Tutu
Unfazed by criticism over his remarks that the cow is the only animal to "exhale oxygen", Rajasthan education minister Vasudev Devnani today stood by his
A massive adulterated food scandal has been uncovered in China that involved making fake-branded sauces and flavourings using recycled spices and industrial- grade salt harmful