01 Oct 2014
Tokyo: Seven more bodies have been found by rescuers combing the peak of a Japanese volcano that erupted at the weekend, officials said on Wednesday, taking the death toll to at least 43.
30 Sep 2014
New York: In a first, researchers have discovered that certain primordial stars those between 55,000 and 56,000 times the mass of our Sun may have died unusually by exploding completely and leaving no remnant black hole behind.
29 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Veteran actress-politician Hema Malini has taken a break from her MP duties and begun shooting for Ramesh Sippy's next 'Shimla Mirchi'.
27 Sep 2014
Washington: The International Monetary Fund fast-tracked USD 130 million in aid to fight the Ebola epidemic in the worst-hit countries in West Africa. The IMF executive board strongly approved the financial assistance, 'in an expedited decision,' to help Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone respond to the rapidly spreading Ebola outbreak that has killed around 3,000 since December, it said in a statement.
20 Jul 2013
Salem (TN): BJP Tamil Nadu unit General Secretary V Ramesh was hacked to death by unidentified assailants near his house on Friday night, police said. According to the police, the incident took place around 10 am.
25 Sep 2014
Geneva: The world's worst-ever Ebola epidemic has now infected nearly 6,300 people in West Africa and killed nearly half of them, according to World Health Organisation figures released on Thursday.
23 Sep 2014
New Delhi: In a spine-chilling incident, a 20-year-old youth was today mauled to death by a white tiger when he fell into its enclosure at the Delhi Zoo.
25 Sep 2014
New Delhi: The death toll reached above 70 in flood hit north eastern states of Assam and Meghalaya where rain wrecked havoc. The death toll on Thursday has risen to 39 in Meghalaya, while in neighboring Assam, the floods have claimed 38 lives so far.
14 Sep 2014
New Delhi: As industrialist Vijay Mallya fights his willful defaulter tag, former CAG Vinod Rai has said Kingfisher Airlines' loan default is just a "trickle" and the overall problem of huge bad loans at public sector banks can be blamed on 'cronies' using connections to borrow money.
19 Sep 2014
Srinagar: The death toll due to the floods in Jammu and Kashmir has climbed to 277 even as Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday expressed hope that the toll would not be as high as feared earlier.