03 Aug 2015
Raipur: Naxals stormed into a mining region of the state-run NMDC in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district and set ablaze a drill machine and a vehicle, police said today.
16 Oct 2014
Koraput (Odisha): Radio played a major role in creating awareness about cyclone Hudhud in the hilly and remote tracts of Odisha's Koraput district where people don't read newspapers or have access to television sets, thus reducing the number of casualties.
09 May 2015
Raipur: A large stage erected for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's public event in Naya Raipur collapsed in a sudden storm on Friday afternoon, officials said. A total of 55 people, including 44 policemen, got injured in the incident.
07 Jun 2014
Oregon: An Oregon school district plans to offer condoms to students starting in sixth grade as part of an updated sex education policy aimed at decreasing teen pregnancy, sparking debate over whether 11-year-olds are too young for such a programme.
01 Aug 2015
Ahmedabad: The death toll due to heavy rains earlier this week which created a flood-like situation in North Gujarat and Kutch has reached 40, including 14 deaths in the worst-affected Banaskantha district.
03 Jun 2014
Islamabad: At least seven persons were killed and three others injured on Tuesday in a roadside blast in Pakistan's troubled northwestern areas.
11 Jan 2014
Berhampur (Odisha): Tourism sector in Ganjam district is likely to get a boost with the laying of foundation stone for construction of a Tourist Reception Center at Burupada near Hinjili.
27 Jul 2015
Jammu: A cloudburst early today damaged buildings and crops in Ramban district of Jammu region. Cloudbursts have been hitting areas in Jammu and Kashmir with an alarming frequency during the past fortnight.
01 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Innovation labs will soon be set up in every district for students to think of new ideas which will be funded by the government under an ambitious scheme to encourage research at both school and university level.
09 Sep 2015
Patna: Kala-azar, a deadly parasitic disease transmitted by the tiny sand fly, has affected thousands from the poorest of the poor sections of society in 33 of the 38 districts in Bihar, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said today.