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.
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.
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.
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.
23 Apr 2016
Washington: Republican presidential front runner Donald Trump has used fake Indian accent to mock a call center representative in India.
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.
14 Sep 2016
Patna: Reacting to repeated attacks on Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar by RJD leaders, the Congress on Tuesday dared the Lalu Prasad-led party to quit the grand alliance.
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.
28 Aug 2016
Los Angeles: In a tragic incident in the US, a selfless mother died while saving her two-year-old son from drowning after he fell into a lake as she held the child above water long enough for him to be rescued.