14 Jan 2015
New Delhi: The Health Ministry budget is likely to face a massive Rs 6000-crore cut on account of non- utilisation of the entire budgetary allocation even as its Minister J P Nadda on Wednesday maintained that no flagship programme will be affected due to the downsizing.
09 Jan 2015
Paris: Police SWAT teams backed by helicopters tracked two heavily armed brothers with al-Qaeda sympathies suspected in the newsroom massacre of a satirical French weekly that spoofed Islam, homing in on a region north of Paris as the nation mourned the dozen slain.
06 Jan 2015
Bengaluru: Vice-President Mohammad Hamid Ansari on Monday credited Bollywood for giving a new lease of life to Urdu language by popularizing it through films.
02 Jan 2015
Guwahati: The Centre has extended the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 declaring the entire 'state of Assam' as a 'Disturbed Area' for another one year beyond November 3 last, a state government release said.
02 Jan 2015
Kolkata: A city court on Friday extended the judicial custody of West Bengal transport minister Madan Mitra, arrested in the Saradha scam, till January 16 while rejecting his bail plea.
10 Jan 2015
Paris: French forces were on Saturday frantically hunting for the girlfriend of an Islamist gunman as the country mourned 17 dead in three blood-soaked days that shook the nation to its core.
09 Jan 2015
French forces sealed off a small northern town where police sources said gunmen had seized at least one hostage, and shooting broke out in Paris as the biggest security dragnet of modern times closed on chief suspects in an attack on a Paris journal.
10 Dec 2014
New York: A massive asteroid discovered by Russian researchers is not a threat to the Earth, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has confirmed.
12 Dec 2014
Kolkata: A city court on Friday extended till December 22 the judicial custody of suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh, company's head Sudipta Sen and his associate Debjani Mukherjee in the Saradha chit fund scam case.
23 Dec 2014
Mumbai: The deadline for exchanging pre-2005 currency notes of various denominations, including Rs 500 and Rs 1,000, has been extended by another six months till June, 30, 2015.