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2 more women stopped from climbing Sabarimala hills, forced to return

The protestors chanting Ayyappa mantra stopped 2 Andhra women, said to be in their 40s, at the foothills itself.

21 Oct 2018 1:59 PM

Nafed to offload 200 tonnes of onion daily in Delhi to check prices

Retail prices of onion, the main kitchen stable, have shot up to Rs 30-40 per kg because of tight supplies from the producing states.

21 Oct 2018 1:59 PM

Delhi: Man killed after brushing past another at crowded Dussehra event

The accused, who is on the run, is yet to be arrested, police said.

21 Oct 2018 1:43 PM

Julian sues Ecuador for violating ‘fundamental rights’ in asylum

Assange found refuge in Ecuador embassy in 2012 after judge ruled he should be extradited to Sweden to face allegations of sexual assault.

21 Oct 2018 1:42 PM

JSW Steel may raise additional long-term resources via rights issue

The promoter and promoter group hold 42.32 per cent stake in the company, while 57.12 per cent is held by the public.

21 Oct 2018 1:42 PM

Rock burst destroys coal mining tunnel in China, 22 trapped

More than 300 people were working inside mine at the time of incident. Most have been successfully lifted to safety while 22 remain stuck.

21 Oct 2018 1:34 PM

Will get to bottom of Khashoggi’s case, don't want to scrap Saudi arms deal: Trump

Saudi Arabia in a statement Saturday said Khashoggi died following a 'fistfight' at its consulate in Istanbul on October 2.

21 Oct 2018 1:28 PM

Elite athletes not at higher risk of birth complications

For the current study, researchers examined data on three groups of women going through their first pregnancies.

21 Oct 2018 1:26 PM

WhatsApp update: Key features you should know

The Facebook-owned platform is reportedly working on new features to enhance users chat experience.

21 Oct 2018 1:24 PM

NTPC to use biomass to co-fire coal-based power plants, cut emissions

The objective behind the move, they said, is to reduce air pollution caused due to burning of surplus agricultural residue in fields.

21 Oct 2018 1:20 PM

Watch: Clashes as cops remove protestors from Amritsar train accident site

Punjab police commando and photojournalist were injured as protestors started pelting stones and indulged in brick-batting.

21 Oct 2018 1:16 PM

Petrol, diesel prices cut for fourth consecutive day

Petrol price was cut by 25 paise a litre and diesel by 17 paise.

21 Oct 2018 1:15 PM

Saudi's admission over Jamal Khashoggi's killing shields Crown Prince

Kingdom sacked 2 top aides to Crown Prince as well 3 intelligence officials and arrested 18 Saudi suspects, in Khashoggi's killing.

21 Oct 2018 1:14 PM

Too many people missing out on health benefits of golf, some experts say

Golf additionally is green exercise and allows you time to relax.

21 Oct 2018 1:12 PM

Rupee fall, high NPAs still cause for concern: former RBI Governor Jalan

The government should adopt a cautious approach with regard to minimum support price.

21 Oct 2018 1:09 PM

Centre notifies special courts for benami transaction cases

In case of National Capital Territory of Delhi, Courts of Additional Sessions Judge 02 have been designated as special court.

21 Oct 2018 1:04 PM

Finance Ministry extends deadline for filing Sept GST returns to October 25

With this extension, businesses which wish to claim ITC benefit for July 2017-March 2018 period can do so till October 25.

21 Oct 2018 12:59 PM

Prince Harry inspires athletes as pregnant Meghan trims Australia schedule

Meghan took a break from the Invictus Games events on Sunday morning though Harry watched a cycling competition.

21 Oct 2018 12:56 PM

Mukesh Ambani, Sunil Mittal to share dais at India Mobile Congress

Heads of the country's top telecom firms will be seen sharing dais during the India Mobile Congress from October 25-27.

21 Oct 2018 12:53 PM

Are you 'scared to death'? Know how fear affects your body

Here is what a new study has found.

21 Oct 2018 12:52 PM

Assam govt suspends top police officer for chief justice’s security lapse

Bhanwar Lal Meena has been suspended with immediate effect, as per order issued in name of Governor by Assam Home Department.

21 Oct 2018 12:31 PM

‘Magic spell’: BJP plans to get magicians for campaigning in MP polls

'BJP would be roping in magicians to highlight work done by it in last 15 yrs and compare it with that of previous Congress govt.'

21 Oct 2018 12:10 PM

Amritsar train tragedy: Trace those missing, give adequate aid, demand protesters

A group of youths raised slogans against the district administration claiming that some people were still missing.

21 Oct 2018 11:36 AM

This diet will help save the planet

Sustaining a healthier planet will require halving the amount of food loss and waste.

21 Oct 2018 11:34 AM

‘Let 500 trains pass by, people won’t move’: Host bragged before Amritsar tragedy

An organiser boasted before Navjot Kaur Sidhu that over 5,000 people were standing on train tracks to witness function.

21 Oct 2018 11:27 AM

Not exercising worse for your health than smoking: Study

New study warns of the risks when you do not exercise.

21 Oct 2018 11:20 AM

PM Modi hoists tricolour at Red Fort on 75th anniversary of Azad Hind govt'

PM Modi, 'We have attained 'Swaraj' after lakhs of sacrifices. It is our responsibility to maintain this 'Swaraj' with 'Suraaj''.

21 Oct 2018 11:00 AM

Giant galaxy supercluster found lurking in early Universe

The structure is the largest and most massive to be found so early in the formation of the Universe.

21 Oct 2018 10:51 AM

Odisha: Two held for sacrificing 9-yr-old boy to appease Goddess Durga

The minor was sacrificed by his uncle, Kunja Rana who is a sorcerer, and his cousin brother Sambhaban Rana, a believer of black magic.

21 Oct 2018 10:22 AM

‘Peace possible due to your services’: PM inaugurates police memorial

On occasion of police commemoration day, PM Modi hailed police personnel for their efforts in ensuring peace in country.

21 Oct 2018 9:59 AM

US will pull out of nuclear weapons treaty with Russia: President Trump

The Russian foreign ministry official accused Washington of implementing policy 'toward dismantling the nuclear deal'.

21 Oct 2018 9:39 AM

Delhi holds breath as burning farms herald pollution season

Every November, air pollution in north India reaches high levels, forcing schools shut and filling hospital wards with patients.

21 Oct 2018 9:14 AM

Amid blame game over Amritsar train tragedy, event organisers go missing

Municipal corporation councillor Vijay Madan, her son Sourabh Madan Mithu, main organisers of Dussehra event, have gone underground.

21 Oct 2018 8:46 AM

J&K: Three militants killed in encounter in South Kashmir's Kulgam

One or two terrorists are believed to be holed up in a house.

21 Oct 2018 8:40 AM

Arunachal Pradesh, Assam on flood alert after landslide

Six NDRF teams from Kolkata are scheduled to arrive in Guwahati on Saturday.

21 Oct 2018 6:44 AM

Amritsar tragedy: Festive euphoria, firecrackers made people oblivious to train

Most people who were mowed down by the speeding train were migrant workers from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.

21 Oct 2018 6:35 AM

Delightful delicacies

It is always a great idea to satiate your love for food with an african spin, says Chef.

21 Oct 2018 6:18 AM

A Journey of faith

Leo travelled through various parts of India for five long years before he could put the book together.

21 Oct 2018 6:14 AM

Whole nine yards

Kranti P. Salvi, in a Guinness Record-breaking run at Berlin Marathon this year, became the fastest marathoner in a sari.

21 Oct 2018 6:13 AM

Vignettes from in and around Gothenburg

Avenyn, a beautiful 19th century boulevard that's considered the Champs-Élysées of this Scandinavian city, starts from outside our building.

21 Oct 2018 6:13 AM

Searching for Mr Right Now

Taha shares that Tanya’s character is the product of observations and ideas that he might have intuitively absorbed in the newsroom.

21 Oct 2018 6:12 AM

Activist denied security, returns home

Pathanamthitta district collector P.B.Nooh said that all facilities, including washrooms, had been set up at Sannidanam.

21 Oct 2018 5:20 AM

Opposition says Sidhu’s wife, organisers must be arrested

Navjot Kaur Sidhu was the chief guest at the event.

21 Oct 2018 5:17 AM

‘The so-called grand alliance is like a bina band baaje ki baraat...’

Ram Mandir is not a political issue but a sentimental issue, says Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi.

21 Oct 2018 5:07 AM

India’s autonomy curbed by the Centre

India refused to accept offers of help from the UAE for the massive floods in Kerala.

21 Oct 2018 4:55 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Babus under pressure

According to sources, the new rules would affect nearly 533 posts of assistant commissioner and deputy superintendent of police.

21 Oct 2018 4:52 AM

Chhattisgarh polls: Ajit Jogi’s wife could be Congress candidate

Interestingly, Ajit Jogi has already announced that he will not contest the forthcoming Assembly polls in the state.

21 Oct 2018 4:47 AM

Prepare for temple construction, says Yogi Adityanath

The Shiv Sena, an ally of the BJP, has also expressed resentment at the delay in constructing the Ram temple.

21 Oct 2018 4:39 AM

No one must interfere with temple traditions, says Rajinikanth

Rajinikanth has denied reports he would announce his political party on his birthday, December 12.

21 Oct 2018 4:33 AM

BJP unlikely to bring in law for building Ram Mandir

The BJP-led NDA government is expected to wait for the Supreme Court’s verdict on the issue.

21 Oct 2018 4:28 AM

Modi holds talks with Sri Lanka PM to boost ties

The two leaders also “exchanged views on regional and global issues”.

21 Oct 2018 4:25 AM

Civic polls in J&K: BJP wins Jammu, Cong in the Valley

A total of 75 Independents won the elections uncontested in the Valley where the boycott call was a success.

21 Oct 2018 4:18 AM

Railways: No nod sought for event, tragedy not our fault

Toll rises to 59, railways rules out punitive action against driver.

21 Oct 2018 4:13 AM

India’s strategic moments in US-China Tug-of-War

About half of Chinese imports to the US have an additional 10% duty, while China has, so far, retaliated with tariffs on US goods worth $110 billion.

21 Oct 2018 4:07 AM

India must evolve better relations with democratic states

China has been rapidly expanding its maritime capability beyond its immediate neighbourhood to project power into the Indian Ocean.

21 Oct 2018 3:55 AM

Publicise list of drought-free villages, Cong says to govt

Mr Sawant also alleged that the Jalyukta Shivar scheme of Maharashtra has become a den of corruption.

21 Oct 2018 2:27 AM

‘No proof against Maha bank officials’

The police also informed the court that the officers should be discharged from the cheating case registered against city-based developer DS Kulkarni.

21 Oct 2018 2:24 AM

Brother of ‘ISIS’ recruit turns hostile

Following this the public prosecutor requested the court to declare Farzan hostile as he was contradicting his statement.

21 Oct 2018 2:22 AM

‘Stop sugarcane farming, Samruddhi E-way to save water’

Sugarcane should be banned as they were destroying state, says Mr Desarda.

21 Oct 2018 2:18 AM

Navi Mumbai cops arrest armed robber on Saturday

A special team of officers from Taloja and Kharghar police stations was formed to nab the accused.

21 Oct 2018 2:16 AM

Tank explosion in rickshaw injures three

The injured persons were identified as Anil More, 57, Sohail Ahmed Shaikh, 57 and Shailesh Tiwari, 25.

21 Oct 2018 2:15 AM

Girder collapsed at GMLR, damages cop’s bike, pvt car

The driver of the container was taken into custody by the Deonar police.

21 Oct 2018 2:11 AM

BMC razes illegal structures of Andheri’s popular pubs

About 25 BMC officials and labourers participated in the demolition drive, whereas the police have deployed a team of 25 personnel at the spot.

21 Oct 2018 2:08 AM

2008 Malegaon blast accused will face UAPA

Accused had demanded stay of 4-weeks on the order.

21 Oct 2018 2:06 AM

More than Rs 7 lakh cr for state’s port, road development

The announcement was made during the inauguration of new domestic cruise terminal at Ferry Wharf.

21 Oct 2018 2:04 AM

FDA seizes adulterated milk from tankers entering city

Milk worth more than Rs 5 lakh, which was found to be adulterated, was destroyed in Navi Mumbai.

21 Oct 2018 2:01 AM

Ram temple issue is poll gimmick: NCP

The Babri Masjid-Ram temple issue is pending before the Supreme Court, NCP spokesperson Nawab Malik pointed out.

21 Oct 2018 1:59 AM

MNS taunts Sena over state issues through posters

MNS asked Sena chief whether his Ayodhya trip would solve the issues like unemployment and farmers’ suicides in the state.

21 Oct 2018 1:57 AM

Residents unhappy about basic amenities in Mahul

Shiv Sena corporator Mangesh Satamkar said, “People are willing to shift to Mahul, but there is lack of basic amenities.”

21 Oct 2018 1:55 AM

HC worried over Tansa work

Says state’s denial for alternate accommodation will block BMC’s work.

21 Oct 2018 1:53 AM

Nobel out of reach: Elusive desire for greatness

Dalit Bahujans have to be fed, clothed and cared for without adequate cultural or material dividends for the nation.

21 Oct 2018 1:43 AM

Nobel out of reach: Black scientist yet to make it to Nobel

Change can only be achieved through strong and effective government action, but by definition marginalised groups have little political power.

21 Oct 2018 1:37 AM

Kejriwal to launch AAP’s 2019 LS campaign today

Party volunteers will ask people to compare the performance of seven BJP MPs with that of the Kejriwal government during the campaign.

21 Oct 2018 1:29 AM

Retired Army colonel duped of over Rs 3 crore

Victim Colonel Raghujit Singh said that he even borrowed Rs 69 lakh from his friends to pay money to the advocate.

21 Oct 2018 1:28 AM

Miscreants robbed wireless set from driver of senior cop

Meanwhile, someone took advantage of this ruckus and robbed the wireless from the ACP’s driver.

21 Oct 2018 1:23 AM

Man with curved spine walks after 15 yrs

City docs say patient was not able to sit, lie down.

21 Oct 2018 1:19 AM

Haze engulfs Delhi as air quality takes a nosedive

Expected to worsen further, several areas of city inching closer to severe zone.

21 Oct 2018 1:15 AM

SP MLAs in touch with Shivpal, Akhilesh unfazed

Ferozabad is the bastion of SP MP Prof Ram Gopal Yadav and his son Akshay Yadav is the MP from this constituency.

21 Oct 2018 1:13 AM

Pachauri faces molestation charge, pleads not guilty

In any court, the allegations have not been proven and they may not be correct.

21 Oct 2018 1:11 AM

Baghpat police in dilemma over ‘murder’ by monkey

The police have registered the case as an ‘accident’ but the family is not satisfied and has demanded intervention by higher authorities in the case.

21 Oct 2018 1:01 AM

Teenager killed in bike mishap on Vidyasagar Setu

The accused was performing stunts when the mishap occurred. The pillion rider escaped with minor injuries.

21 Oct 2018 12:58 AM

2 drunk cops beat up ASI at police complex

Official had protested against policemen, 2 others for consuming alcohol, misbehaving with women.

21 Oct 2018 12:52 AM

Sharma blazes course with day’s best 64

It was the day’s best card and saw Sharma zoom from T-71st to T-26.

21 Oct 2018 12:30 AM

Robert Horry backs peaceful protests in NFL

The 48-year-old revealed he got more than his dreams.

21 Oct 2018 12:28 AM

Our polls are fought on claims, not facts

In India the narrative of an election is often controlled by the Opposition rather than the ruling party.

21 Oct 2018 12:27 AM

Kipchumba, Dibaba out to rule Delhi roads

Sanjivani Jadhav and Monica Athare will highlight the Indian elite women’s category.

21 Oct 2018 12:26 AM

Lawmakers and their law-breaking progeny

The powerful need to have their egos massaged, and the supplicants must outdo each other in the most abject display of sycophancy.

21 Oct 2018 12:24 AM

Hero Women’s Indian Open: Three tied for lead, Tvesha slips to T-11

Wolf, a comfortable leader a day earlier, now trails the leading trio of Morgan (68), Broch Larsen (69) and Givens (70) by one shot.

21 Oct 2018 12:22 AM

A devil’s advocate who speaks to power

Karan Thapar’s book impresses that there once was a journalist who dared to speak to authority.

21 Oct 2018 12:19 AM

Murmurs in a boiling political pot

With elections around the corner, it is open season for political rivals to circulate stories and rumours about each other.

21 Oct 2018 12:18 AM

Why Sharif endorsed Pervez’s Kargil misadventure

Zehra writes, had not factored in the “critical problems of logistical stretch.”

21 Oct 2018 12:17 AM

Danish Kaneria’s confession bespeaks dangers that exist

Westfield conceded 10 runs, but during investigation admitted to having received 5000 pounds from a bookie to underperform at Kaneria’s behest.

21 Oct 2018 12:15 AM

New uncertainty in West Asia

It is unclear whether he can do so with domestic pressure mounting on him to penalise Riyadh through sanctions.

21 Oct 2018 12:14 AM

Mumbai down Delhi to win Vijay Hazare trophy

It was a dominant show by Mumbai who remained unbeaten through the tournament.

21 Oct 2018 12:13 AM

Delhi hold Kerala with goal at death

Vineeth had looked rusty and scuffed a shot, moments after he was forced to angle an attempt wide, and the rebound was side-netted by Stojanovic.

21 Oct 2018 12:12 AM

How many tragedies before we wake up?

Trespassing is a criminal offence and the railways prosecuted nearly 1.75 lakh people for crossing the tracks in 2017.

21 Oct 2018 12:12 AM

Diana Penty: Style and substance

Actress Diana Penty was last seen in Happy Phirr Bhaag Jayegi.

21 Oct 2018 12:11 AM

MAMI 2018: A quick guide

Films, conversations and Darren Aronofsky: all you need to know about the 20th edition of the festival.

21 Oct 2018 12:11 AM

Keeping Koodiyattam alive

Koodiyattam artiste Kalamandalam Sangeetha is one of the youngest exponents of the art form.

21 Oct 2018 12:11 AM

My decisions are clear: Costa

The hosts could have scored three, had Lucian Goian not missed a penalty kick towards the end of the match.

21 Oct 2018 12:10 AM

DJ with SoundCloud!

According to a report by Variety, Soundcloud’s integration with DJ software will roll out in 2019.

21 Oct 2018 12:10 AM

People assume my life must have been sorted, says Arjun Kapoor

The actor talks about his emotional and professional ups and downs and how they helped him grow as an individual.

21 Oct 2018 12:10 AM

Shiny, happy homes with a touch of brilliance

It's always a good idea to strike a balance with a metallic spin for your interiors.

21 Oct 2018 12:10 AM

Decor rules to follow

Laying down the do's and don'ts of how to deck up your house this festive season, says an interior expert.

21 Oct 2018 12:10 AM

Space pen turns 50

Made by a pen manufacturer Paul Fisher in 1966, the magnificent was accepted by NASA whole-heartedly.

21 Oct 2018 12:09 AM

Prabhas’ birthday special for his fans

Prabhas is known to surprise his audience with something on his birthday.

21 Oct 2018 12:09 AM

A crime most heinous

Molestation of children is the most cruel of all crimes, because it leaves a wound on the victim that time doesn’t heal.

21 Oct 2018 12:08 AM

Oh Lord, what crimes are committed in thy name

Faith has prevailed over reasonableness. Women of all ages were allowed entry to the Sabarimala shrine of Lord Ayyappa by the Supreme Court.

21 Oct 2018 12:08 AM

Mahesh lauds Lara for taking a stand

Mahesh says that people need to stop engaging with those accused of sexual harassment.

21 Oct 2018 12:08 AM

After Mogul, Subhash Kapoor to lose Jolly LLB?

Fox Star, which produces the Jolly LLB series, has a zero-tolerance policy for sexual offences, as does actor Akshay Kumar.

21 Oct 2018 12:07 AM

Ibrahim Ali Khan to enter Bollywood?

We all know that Saif Ali Khan’s daughter Sara is all set to make her Bollywood debut with Kedarnath.

21 Oct 2018 12:06 AM

Nana Patekar’s role to be cut out of HouseFull 4?

While Sajid Nadiadwala who co-produces Housefull 4 and Super 30 refrained from commenting.

21 Oct 2018 12:06 AM

Waiting for the right roles: Chitrangada Singh

The actress says this waiting phase can often be a little trying.

21 Oct 2018 12:05 AM

#AajSeTumharaNaam

There is no better way of expressing yourself than humour; you make a point and tickle a funny bone. Maybe even start a trend.

21 Oct 2018 12:04 AM

Heads roll as #MeToo gathers storm

The ongoing #MeToo movement is uniquely encouraging as powerful men in the country are being brought to book for their misdeeds.

21 Oct 2018 12:04 AM

Feminism takes centre stage

An intersection of art and activism, Indian Feminist Theatre is a product of the Political Theatrical Movement.

21 Oct 2018 12:00 AM

Women in India scared to come out: Rahul Gandhi hits out at BJP in Hyderabad

'Today PM for first time in India tries to divide the country, spreads hatred. Similarly his supporters also spread hatred,' Gandhi said.

20 Oct 2018 9:05 PM

Amritsar train tragedy: Railways to launch massive anti-trespassing drive

Chairman Railway Board Ashwani Lohani said the railways has launched such campaigns in the past as well, but intermittently.

20 Oct 2018 8:51 PM

8 new Zika cases in Rajasthan, people infected in outbreak climbs to 117

Rajasthan health dept has formed 5-member committee to investigate, examine and track Zika virus disease.

20 Oct 2018 8:29 PM

BJP sweeps Jammu Municipal Corporation polls, wins 43 seats in 75-member body

The BJP won a total of 169 seats in these bodies followed by independents at 167 and the Congress at 96, the officials said.

20 Oct 2018 8:23 PM

Dalit activist aborts Sabarimala trek after rain, cops to verify background

SP Manju, general secretary of Kerala Dalit Mahila Federation, began her last 5 km journey to enter the temple on Saturday.

20 Oct 2018 8:22 PM

Nearly 170 casualties as violence rocks chaotic Afghan elections

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for blast, but Taliban said earlier it had carried out more than 300 attacks.

20 Oct 2018 7:50 PM

Rahul Gandhi promises farm loan waiver in Telangana; slams Modi, KCR

Rahul said the KCR govt failed to fulfil promises such as job for every family, 3 acres of land and 2-BHK houses.

20 Oct 2018 6:52 PM

Zebronics launches Atom, a lantern wireless speaker

The speaker comes with 60 LED lights that help in providing a flame-like effect.

20 Oct 2018 6:45 PM

BJP our 'common enemy', declare Karnataka Congress, JD(S) leaders

JD(S)-Cong alliance in state sent message to secular parties across country to unite to defeat 'communal forces' in 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

20 Oct 2018 5:49 PM

No penal action against driver in Amritsar train accident: MoS Manoj Sinha

Railway officials said that the accident was a 'clear case of trespassing' and no permission was granted for the event.

20 Oct 2018 5:47 PM

Apple tells developers to get their Mac software notarised

Give users even more confidence in your software by submitting it to Apple to be notarised.

20 Oct 2018 5:40 PM

'Right to tweet': Subramanian Swamy as Cong accuses him of 'influencing' Herald case

Swamy was responding to Vora's application seeking court's order to restrain him from tweeting about the case.

20 Oct 2018 5:38 PM

UP man 'stoned to death' by monkeys; family wants case filed against them

The incident took place on October 17 in Tikri village in UP's Baghpat district.

20 Oct 2018 5:25 PM

Turkey will 'reveal whatever happened' in Khashoggi death

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday night spoke with Saudi King Salman and the two agreed to continue cooperation in the probe.

20 Oct 2018 5:13 PM

Google partners with SHAREIt for offline Google Play installs

Additional integrations from Files Go by Google and Xender are planned in the coming weeks.

20 Oct 2018 5:07 PM

#MeToo: Atul Kasbekar charged of grinning to abuse on Cheat India, releases statement

Atul Kasbekar is most popular for producing women-oriented films ‘Neerja’ and ‘Tumhari Sulu’.

20 Oct 2018 5:00 PM

Spain considers new taxes on internet companies

The proposed tax on digital services will be levied on companies with annual revenue of more than 750 million euros.

20 Oct 2018 4:43 PM

ICICI Lombard Q2 net profit surges 44 pc to Rs 293 crore

Company's net profit in the corresponding July-September quarter of 2017-18 was at Rs 204 crore.

20 Oct 2018 4:42 PM

Gold remains up on festive buying, positive global leads

Gold is trading at Rs 32,270 per 10 grams as upward trend continued unabated for the fourth straight week.

20 Oct 2018 4:24 PM

Malegaon blast case: Special NIA court rejects Lt Col Purohit's plea

Special NIA court judge Vinod Padalkar rejected his petition after hearing the arguments of Purohit and other accused in the case.

20 Oct 2018 4:18 PM

Migrant workers from UP, Bihar among most dead in Amritsar train tragedy

The accident has claimed 61 lives so far out of which 39 bodies have been identified by the authorities.

20 Oct 2018 4:04 PM

Worried Britons to rally for second Brexit referendum today

British Prime Minister Theresa May has made it abundantly clear that she has no intention of allowing a do-over.

20 Oct 2018 3:54 PM

City pays USD 2,000 in computer ransomware attack

West Haven officials said Thursday they paid the money to anonymous attackers through the digital currency Bitcoin.

20 Oct 2018 3:43 PM

Vikas Bahl’s lawyer claims Anurag Kashyap, Vikramaditya Motwane tried using victim

Bahl had filed a defamation case against Anurag Kashyap, Vikramaditya Motwane and others recently.

20 Oct 2018 3:43 PM

Mohan Bhagwat only picks up Ram temple issue before elections: SP

Chaudhary said, 'Bhagwat has once again remembered Lord Ram. Why is it so that he brings up Ram temple (issue) only before the elections?'

20 Oct 2018 3:42 PM

No one must interfere with Sabarimala temple traditions, says Rajinikanth

The actor also indicated that caution should be exercised when it came to matters of religion and related rituals.

20 Oct 2018 3:39 PM

Multiple blasts rock Kabul polling stations, govt says no casualties

Interior ministry spokesman Nasrat Rahimi confirmed another two explosions near polling centres.

20 Oct 2018 3:27 PM

Woman halted at Sabarimala over age rumours, let in after proving she is 52

The situation turned tense as devotees gathered to protest against the woman's entry into the temple.

20 Oct 2018 3:22 PM

Sioux Falls official suggests ban on phones while driving

Sioux Falls already has distracted driving laws that can penalize unsafe driving caused by cell phones.

20 Oct 2018 3:17 PM

Punjab CM visits injured, orders magisterial probe in Amritsar train tragedy

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh said four weeks have been given to submit the report to find out who was at fault.

20 Oct 2018 3:05 PM

Khashoggi death: Don't give Saudi Arabia 'licence to kill', says RSF

Khashoggi disappearance has been shrouded in mystery and tipped Saudi Arabia into one of its worst international crises.

20 Oct 2018 3:01 PM

Prince Harry opens memorial as royal tour continues

The former British Army captain and the former Meghan Markle laid a wreath of Australian native flowers at the steps of the memorial.

20 Oct 2018 2:58 PM

Priyanka Chopra hopes Meghan Markle’s pregnancy is as amazing as she wants it to be

Priyanka Chopra has expressed her excitement about close friend and Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle's pregnancy.

20 Oct 2018 2:57 PM

WhatsApp tells companies to stop spam amid Brazil elections

The company framed the move as part of its larger efforts to combat the spread of false information.

20 Oct 2018 2:57 PM

Europe, Japan send spacecraft on 7-year journey to Mercury

ESA says the 1.3 billion-euro (USD 1.5 billion) mission is one of the most challenging in its history.

20 Oct 2018 2:43 PM

Migrant caravan halted after storming Guatemala-Mexico border

The migrants are generally fleeing poverty and insecurity in Honduras, where powerful street gangs rule their turf with brutal violence.

20 Oct 2018 2:41 PM

'Don't do politics on Amritsar Train Tragedy issue,' says Navjot Singh Sidhu

'Nobody has done it deliberately. However, there is a big negligence,' Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Amritsar train accident.

20 Oct 2018 2:37 PM

Arjun Reddy Hindi remake on floors tomorrow: Why it’s perfect for Shahid Kapoor!

Shahid Kapoor transformed from boy-next-door in the music video Aankhon Mein to a deadly hero in his last flicks.

20 Oct 2018 2:34 PM

Russian woman charged in first 2018 election meddling case

Methods have been exposed by an investigation from Mueller into possible coordination between Russia and Donald Trump's campaign.

20 Oct 2018 2:33 PM

Hackers breach HealthCare.gov system, get data on 75,000

Officials said the hacked system was shut down and technicians are working to restore it.

20 Oct 2018 2:31 PM

Meditation can help lower eye pressure in glaucoma patients: AIIMS study

Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness in India impacting over 12 million people.

20 Oct 2018 2:31 PM

J&K: BJP sweeps municipal polls in 4 districts of south Kashmir

The victory gives BJP control of at least four of the 20 civic bodies in the districts of Anantnag, Kulgam, Pulwama and Shopian.

20 Oct 2018 2:27 PM

Carrots could be key to making greener buildings, say researchers

Cement is responsible for seven percent of total global CO2 emissions, according to International Energy Agency estimates.

20 Oct 2018 2:22 PM

Amritsar man, who played Ravana, crushed to death while saving others

Singh had completed his act on-stage and was at the event to collect a shield of appreciation when the tragedy hit him.

20 Oct 2018 2:07 PM