31 Aug 2015
Mumbai: A Mumbai court today extended the police custody of the three prime accused in Sheena Bora's murder till September 5. The ruling came in the presence of Indrani Mukherjea, the victim's mother, Indrani's former driver Shyam Rai and her former husband, Kolkata-based Sanjeev Khanna.
21 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Exiled Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen's visa was today extended for a year by the Home Ministry. The decision has been taken following an intervention of Home Minister Rajnath Singh as Taslima has been requesting the Indian government to further extend her visa.
20 Aug 2015
Cairo: At least 29 people, including six policemen, were injured when group linked to the dreaded Islamic State militants carried out a powerful car bomb attack near a key police building in the Egyptian capital, officials said today.
14 Aug 2015
Tianjin: The two massive explosions which rocked China’s port city Tianjin last night followed after several containers caught fire, official media reported outlining the cause for the blasts in which 50 people were killed and over 700 injured.
12 Aug 2015
Washington: Astronomers using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory have identified the smallest super-massive black hole ever detected in the centre of a galaxy. This 'oxymoronic' object could provide clues to how larger black holes formed along with their host galaxies 13 billion years or more in the past.
10 Jul 2015
Hyderabad: The much-awaited multi-lingual film 'Baahubali' today hit the screens worldwide and received a rousing response from the audience.
30 Jun 2015
Chennai: AIADMK supremo and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa returned to the Tamil Nadu Assembly today by a record victory margin from the Radkhakrishnan Nagar (RK Nagar) constituency here.
24 Jul 2015
Islamabad: Pakistan's powerful spy agency ISI sought to intercept all communications passing through the country in 2013, the most significant expansion of its capacity to conduct mass surveillance to date and rivalling that of the US and UK, according to a new report that could have implications for India.
01 Jul 2015
Siliguri (WB): At least 22 people were killed and many others were missing in landslides triggered by heavy rains in three sub-divisions of Darjeeling district since last night.
17 Jun 2015
United Nations: Massive preparations are underway to commemorate the first International Yoga Day on Sunday. Nearly two billion people across 192 nations will be participating in the event by the end of June 21 and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will be presiding over the celebrations at the world body, India's envoy said here.