25 Jul 2016
Florida: At least two people were killed and more than a dozen others were wounded, many of them teenagers, in a shooting in the parking lot of a nightclub in Fort Myers, Florida, early today, authorities said.
15 Aug 2014
Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Friday said the voice of the poor is heard in Fort St George, the seat of power in the state.
12 Nov 2014
Chennai: BJP, which is yet to find foothold in Tamil Nadu politics, on Wednesday set an ambitious target of winning 122 plus seats in the 2016 Tamil Nadu assembly polls to come to power in the state.
09 Jun 2016
New Delhi: India is known for its rich heritage and glorious history. There is a perception that India’s past narrates religious, spiritual, and administrative sides of human journey, but when it comes to science, western countries hog the limelight. Due to lack of promotion, and focus of historians, many outstanding achievements of India in the field of science have not been highlighted.
22 Jun 2016
New Delhi: Following a long series of accusations and counter-accusations with Sports Minister EP Jayarajan, Anju Bobby George is expected to step down from the position of president of the Kerala Sports Council.
15 Oct 2012
Five sites in Tamil Nadu, including famous Lord Sri Ranganathar temple in Srirangam, have been included in the tentative list by the Union Culture ministry for UNESCO's world heritage status, Union Culture Minister Kumari Selja said.
12 May 2016
New Delhi: History lovers choose books to read about a particular era or event. But there are some who visit historical places, like fortresses or castles to get the first-hand experience of the times gone by. The ruins of fortresses and castles recount the royal glory and elegance of a particular dynasty or emperor. Viewing these magnificent structures in the light of luxurious royal lives of kings or their architecture is not doing justice as fortresses house many other features as well amazing stories for history lovers.
02 Jun 2016
Lucknow: Sixteen patients have died at King George's Medical University (KGMU) here since Tuesday after junior resident doctors went on strike in protest against revising the criteria for admission to post-graduate courses, sources said today.
05 May 2016
Fort McMurray: Alberta declared a state of emergency as crews frantically held back wind-whipped wildfires that have already torched 1,600 homes and other buildings in Canada's main oil sands city of Fort McMurray, forcing more than 80,000 residents to flee.
12 Jun 2016
Basseterre (Saint Kitts and Nevis): Australia showed the stuff of champions and South Africa's suspect temperament was again exposed as they crashed to a 36-run defeat in the fourth match of the Tri-Nation One-Day International series at Warner Park in St Kitts.