The Indian armed forces are fully equipped to face any contingency, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley told the Lok Sabha today amid the ongoing border standoff
Delhi University Professor Rakesh Sinha, wanted by Kolkata police for allegedly spreading communal hatred via his Facebook posts on violence in West Bengal's Basirhat, was
The Supreme Court has voiced concern over "abuse" of the anti-dowry law and has directed that no arrest should "normally be effected" without verifying allegations
A BJP state office was attacked allegedly by CPI(M) activists here early on Friday.
Vehicles parked in the office complex were damaged in the attack as
Militants opened fire at a police station in Shopian district and shot at a policeman in Kulgam district of Kashmir late last night, police said
National Security Advisor Ajit Doval today called on BRICS countries to show leadership on issues of regional and global importance, including countering terrorism. Speaking
Pakistan's former military dictator Gen Pervez Musharraf says he mulled the use of nuclear weapons against India amid tensions following the 2001 terror attack on
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said that he wants to expel Qatari broadcaster Al-Jazeera from Israel amid tensions over a sensitive Jerusalem holy site.
Amid Doklam standoff between India and China, Indian National Security Adviser Ajit Doval arrived in Beijing on Thursday to attend the BRICS NSA's meeting on
President Donald Trump announced today that transgender people may not serve "in any capacity" in the US military, citing the "tremendous medical costs and disruption"
Country's third largest private sector lender Axis Bank today entered into an agreement to acquire payments wallet Freecharge for Rs 385 crore in an all-cash
The rupee surged by 21 paise to 64.16 against the US currency in early trade at the Interbank Foreign Exchange today as the dollar weakened
The benchmark BSE Sensex soared to a fresh life-time high of 32,533.34 and the NSE Nifty hit a new high of 10,068.40 in opening trade
The Reserve Bank of India today fixed the reference rate of the rupee at 64.4208 against the US dollar and 74.9214 for the euro.
Making record a habit of sorts, the Nifty today closed above 10,000 in a first and the Sensex set a fresh life high, powered by
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Colson Whitehead's The Underground Railroad, his celebrated novel about an escaped slave that combined liberating imagination and brutal reality, has won the Pulitzer Prize for
March 18, 2017 09:44 AM
Derek Walcott, a Nobel-prize winning poet known for capturing the essence of his native Caribbean, has died on the island of St Lucia. He was
March 07, 2017 10:26 AM
Prolific author and MP Shashi Tharoor said he is astonished to know that Britain does not teach its colonial history in schools and urged the
February 21, 2017 09:52 AM
Right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos' publisher has cancelled his planned book, Dangerous. Simon & Schuster and its Threshold Editions imprint announced yesterday that "after careful
February 18, 2017 04:21 PM
Gulzar today advised the young generation of aspiring writers to "become their own critics" by emulating Mirza Ghalib's practise of repeatedly editing his own writings.
Filmmaker Karan Johar has admitted the nepotism joke targeting Kangana Ranaut at the IIFA Awards stage was his idea and it is something that he
The censor board has formally issued a notice to Suman Ghosh, the director of a documentary on Amartya Sen, saying the film will get a
The 'Game of Thrones' winter is finally here, so is Ed Sheeran's highly-anticipated appearance and it is making many fans think out loud. The script
The Government of Maharashtra on Monday announced that it is providing appropriate security for well known filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar in the wake of the criticism
Film maker Madhur Bhandarkar today cancelled the promotional events of his controversial film 'Indu Sarkar' fearing the wrath of the Congress men and tweeted to party
The National Anti Doping Agency (NADA) has concluded that India’s leading shot putter and gold medallist Manpreet Kaur has been tested positive for doping. Kaur,
Pakistani players, Muhammad Sami and Umar Akmal are in a fix after their names were reported in the media in the ongoing spot-fixing hearings of
Former Committee of Administrators member Ramachandra Guha feels Rahul Dravid and Zaheer Khan are being subjected to "public humiliation" by the manner in which their
He has been away from the hullabaloo of Indian cricket for the last six months but former BCCI president Anurag Thakur says if required, he
The Committee of Administrators (CoA) today said the Indian cricket team's support staff will be recruited after consultation with head coach Ravi Shastri by July
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has issued an advisory to airlines directing them to carry Hindi newspapers and magazines. The notice has
With most of the rivers in Assam flowing below the danger mark, the overall flood situation in the state saw a marked improvement today but
The Odisha government today sounded an alert about possible flood across six districts in the state after the IMD forecast extremely heavy rainfall. Heavy
One in three Indians surveyed has admitted to having used free public Wi-Fi to watch adult content at places like hotels, airports, libraries and even
The fact that Delhi's air is laden with ultrafine particulates is undisputed. But does that automatically make it "toxic"?
A study has found that the ultrafine