25 May 2016
New Delhi: Objecting to the use of term "divyang" to address people with disabilities, a disability rights group has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him to withdraw the notification renaming 'viklangjan' as 'divyangjan' in Hindi nomenclature of Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities.
17 Sep 2016
Shanghai: China is bracing for its second typhoon in a week after the government issued a yellow alert for Typhoon Malakas on Saturday, just as southeastern provinces continue to clean up after an earlier, stronger storm, state news agency Xinhua reported.
07 May 2016
Kolkata: With Jadavpur University witnessing student unrest since yesterday, West Bengal Governor KN Tripathi today said the varsity is fast turning into a 'centre for disturbance' and authorities should take stern action against it.
23 Apr 2016
Washington: Republican presidential front runner Donald Trump has used fake Indian accent to mock a call center representative in India.
11 Sep 2016
New Delhi: It’s been 15 years since one of the most deadly attacks on humanity took place which changed the entire global scenario, claiming more than 2996 lives, including children, women, and men. The sight of Twin Towers of World Trade Centre coming down like a pack of cards still haunts many, especially for those who witnessed it live, and the ones who lost their loved ones on the fateful day.
02 Sep 2016
Washington: Facebook's mission to spread the internet across sub-Saharan Africa received a major setback after the rocket due to launch the communication satellite exploded in routine tests.
28 Oct 2015
Sanaa: A small medical facility run by Doctors Without Borders in the northern Yemeni province of Saada was destroyed by two airstrikes but there were no casualties, the aid group's chief in Yemen said yesterday.
01 Aug 2016
Patna: A Bihar court on Monday granted bail to Ruby Rai, an accused in the toppers' scam, a government lawyer said. A special juvenile court here granted her bail after hearing a petition.
01 Sep 2015
Lucknow: The BJP alleged that police stations are turning into 'center of murders' under Akhilesh Yadav led SP government in Uttar Pradesh and demanded the Chief Minister to take strict action in this regard.
28 Nov 2015
Madrid: Real Madrid center back Raphael Varane damaged a thigh muscle in Wednesday's Champions League match at Shakhtar Donetsk, the La Liga club said yesterday following tests at a clinic in the Spanish capital.