26 Jul 2014
Guwahati: Despite the NDA government's largesse in the Union Budget towards the North East and Assam in particular, the Congress government in the state appears ''uninterested'' in availing the benefits, Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Sarbananda Sonowal said on Saturday.
23 Jul 2014
Gangtok: At least 130 tourists and border traders have been evacuated by the Army after they were stranded following a landslide on Changu-Nathula road in Sikkim.
23 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Indian parents' fear of their inability to find a suitable groom for their daughters along with the societal pressure to pay huge sum of dowry adds to the feeling of the girl child being a 'burden', says a UN report.
22 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Kamal Nath on Tuesday said the leaders of some opposition parties are "anxious" as their issues are not being given due importance in Lok Sabha.
17 Jul 2014
New York: For women who want to conceive, stop staying up late at night as every time you turn on the light, it slows down the production of the fertility hormone.
18 Jul 2014
Chennai: Tamil Nadu government on Thursday indicated there would be no change in Tamil being a compulsory language in the syllabus for all school students from Class I to X as mandated by a law.
22 Oct 2012
In a new study, researchers have tried to tease out the precise role of inactivity in causing ill health.People who are inactive can eat poorly, be obese, smoke and have other lifestyle issues. The researchers from the University of Missouri in the US devised a novel approach - they stopped a group of very active people from exercising as usual.
17 Jul 2014
New Delhi: The government on Thursday said urgent steps are being taken to address the "crisis" faced by power plants because of shortage of coal and blamed the previous UPA government for the critical situation.
15 Jul 2014
Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh is assessing the security of Noida MP Mahesh Sharma, officials said on Tuesday. The Uttar Pradesh government has sought a report from the Noida district administration of reported threat to the life of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and sitting MP Mahesh Sharma.
14 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Indo-Russian joint venture firm BrahMos Aerospace on Monday said it is developing a smaller version of the 290-km supersonic cruise missile for enabling its deployment on submarines and smaller fighter aircraft such as MiG 29K.