31 Jul 2015
Srinagar: A day after Yakub Memon was hanged and his body was handed over to his family, opposition National Conference (NC) in Jammu and Kashmir today demanded the return of the mortal remains of Afzal Guru, saying such "double standards" highlighted the "perceptions of discrimination" among the people here.
29 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Social worker Anshu Gupta and former AIIMS officer Sanjiv Chaturvedi on Wednesday won the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay awards for "enterprising leadership" and for exposing corruption.
27 Jul 2015
Addis Ababa: President Barack Obama urged Ethiopia's leaders today to curb crackdowns on press freedom and political openness as he opened a trip that human rights groups say legitimizes an oppressive government.
19 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Amid strong opposition by trade unions against certain proposed amendments to labour laws, the two-day long 46th Indian Labour Conference is likely to witness a stormy session on these issues tomorrow.
23 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Actress Anushka Sharma and cricketer Virat Kohli surely know how to be a head-turner and create a buzz as they were recently spotted at an award function in Mumbai.
05 May 2015
New Delhi: A press conference called by the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) to discuss an issue involving AAP leader Kumar Vishwas broke up in acrimony on Tuesday, with one of its members saying the former was being framed and announcing her exit from the women's panel.
11 Jan 2012
Actor Abhishek Bachchan has taken a dig at those who say that awards are rigged, saying 'we are bad losers'. 'We in the film industry are very bad losers. If we don't win, we say it is not fair. If we win, we say the best man has won. It's as simple as that,' the 35-year-old actor said at the Filmfare Awards press conference.
14 Jul 2015
Chennai: Heaping encomiums on legendary music director M S Viswanathan who passed away here, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today expressed regret that the musician was deprived of the prestigious Padma awards despite she herself making pleas since 1991.
20 Jul 2015
Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) on Monday voted out former chief minister and National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah as its president.
07 Jul 2015
Paris/Athens: France and Germany told Greece on yesterday to come up with serious proposals in order to restart financial aid talks, a day after Greeks voted overwhelmingly to reject more austerity.