26 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Economic growth or military strength alone won’t make India strong, a truly sustainable society, at the heart of which is the family, is very much necessary, argues former President APJ Abdul Kalam in his new book.
28 Aug 2014
New Delhi: In a bid to encourage physical activity, the Health Ministry wants to develop cycling tracks across the country as it embarks on a campaign to promote cycling for a healthy lifestyle.
27 Aug 2014
Mumbai: Bollywood actresss Katrina Kaif's sister Izabelle loves Indian food, especially Dal Makhani. So, the team of Indo-Canadian film production ‘Dr Cabbie’, in which Vinay Virmani plays the title role, decided to dedicate a full song to the actress.
23 Aug 2014
Kochi: Former President APJ Abdul Kalam said that social media has become an effective tool in peace disruptions. Kalam was speaking at the inauguration of ‘Security and Hacking Conference Cocon-2014’ in Kochi city of Kerala, where he mainly addressed issues to combat increasing cyber crimes.
20 Aug 2014
New Delhi: A day after meeting Kashmiri separatists, Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit in a defiant mode on Wednesday justified the deliberations and asserted that engagement with all stakeholders have been the ‘bottomline’ of Islamabad’s efforts to find a solution on the contentious Kashmir issue.
19 Aug 2012
In a new development in 2003 Mumbai triple blasts case, the Bombay High Court has cancelled the bail of Dr Wahid Abdul Shaikh, one of the accused, observing that there was prima facie evidence against him.
23 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Responding to Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit's claim that he did not breach protocol by meeting separatist leaders, India on Friday said diplomacy is about ‘not saying the wrong things at any time.’
14 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Suspected Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) operatives Abdul Subhan and his nephew Asahbuddin, arrested for their alleged roles in conspiring to carry out terror strikes in Delhi and adjoining areas, were on Thursday remanded to five-day police custody by a court here.
21 Aug 2014
New Delhi: The Empowered Committee (EC) of state Finance Ministers on Wednesday resolved to lower the threshold limit for imposing the proposed Goods and Services Tax (GST) from Rs 25 lakh (Rs 2.5 million) to Rs10 lakh (Rs one million) and asked that states be given the legal powers to collect tax from businesses with annual turnover of up to Rs 1.5 crore (Rs15 million).
22 Aug 2014
Kuala Lumpur: Malaysians on Friday observed a minute of silence and a nationwide day of mourning as a special plane arrived here from the Netherlands carrying the remains of 20 citizens killed when their flight MH17 was shot down by a missile over restive eastern Ukraine last month.