09 Sep 2014
Raipur: The Centre has given its nod for setting up a National Tribal University in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Bastar region to facilitate research and development of tribal culture and dialects.
10 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Goa-based model Gail Nicole Da Silva, who was placed third in the Femina Miss India 2014 contest, bagged the best National Costume title at Miss United Continent 2014, thanks to the innovative dome-style sari designed by Melvin Noronha.
30 May 2014
Washington: Two Indian-Americans - Sriram J Hathwar and Ansun Sujoe – on Friday scripted history by becoming co-champions of the prestigious Scripps National Spelling Bee after a thrilling final in which they almost exhausted the 25 designated words, the first ever tie since 1962.
15 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday said the government will soon come up with a law and allow running of e-rickshaws in Delhi.
02 Jun 2013
Spelling Bee spells it wrong? 'Knaidel', the word that won 13-year-old Indian-American Arvind Mahankali the Scripps National Spelling Bee crown may have been wrongly spelled, Jewish linguists have claimed.
13 Sep 2014
Washington: The National Security Agency was unable to find evidence that leaker Edward Snowden ever raised concerns internally about its sweeping surveillance programs, after an exhaustive search that included deleted emails, court documents showed.
06 Sep 2014
Muzaffarnagar: A Pakistani national, who was arrested in 2011 on charges of staying illegally in the country, is waiting to be repatriated after completing his sentence.
10 Sep 2014
Mumbai: Close to two years after the national federation's suspension sent Indian boxing into a downward tumble, a fresh beginning is all set to be made on Thursday with the conduct of elections to form a new governing body even though the run up to the polls has been marred by controversies.
05 Sep 2014
Hyderabad: Hyderabad police on Thursday booked Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat for disrespecting the national flag.
14 Sep 2014
Mumbai: Criticizing sections of the media for misreporting on a recent incident involving loss of altitude by a plane, the pilots' union of private carrier Jet Airways on Sunday said it is forming a 'technical cell' to provide the right perspective on civil aviation issues.