17 Oct 2014
Kolkata: Agitating Jadavpur University students on Friday continued their 24-hour hunger strike to step up their demand for the vice chancellor's removal following an alleged police attack on demonstrating students.
23 Oct 2014
Srinagar: A shutdown called by separatists affected life here and in the Kashmir Valley on Thursday as Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew into Jammu and Kashmir.
23 Oct 2014
Srinagar: The strike called by separatist groups against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday evoked a partial response in the Valley.
22 Oct 2014
Barcelona: Barcelona warmed up for their clash with Real Madrid on Saturday in fine fashion as goals from Neymar, Lionel Messi and Sandro Ramirez handed them a 3-1 Champions League win over Ajax.
22 Oct 2014
Srinagar: Showing a special gesture towards flood-hit people of Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel to the Valley on Diwali to spend the day with those who suffered due to last month's deluge. Security has been beefed up across the Valley as separatists called for a general strike on Thursday against the visit of the Prime Minister.
20 Oct 2014
Lucknow: Road transport in Uttar Pradesh is likely to be hit as contractual drivers and conductors of the state run buses have announced that they will go on a strike from Monday night, officials said.
19 Oct 2014
Johor Bahru (Malaysia): Harmanpreet Singh converted two penalty corners to help India sucessfully defend its Sultan of Johor Cup (SOJC) Under-21 hockey title, beating Great Britain 2-1 in a keenly-contested final on Sunday.
17 Jun 2014
Cairo: Egypt has ordered the release of Al Jazeera journalist Abdullah Elshamy on medical grounds, ending almost a year of jail time a third of that on hunger strike without any charges against him.
24 Jun 2014
New Delhi: A group of Delhi University teachers in favour of the four-year undergraduate programme went on a 24-hour long hunger strike on Tuesday to protest against the University Grants Commission order for its rollback.
16 Oct 2014
United Nations: The global famine warning system is predicting a major food crisis if the Ebola outbreak continues to grow exponentially over the coming months, and the United Nations still hasn't reached over 750,000 people in need of food in West Africa as prices spiral and farms are abandoned.