24 May 2016
Beijing: Having already expanded its influence in Nepal with road and rail network through Tibet, China is now looking to stretch its railway link to Bihar to improve connectivity with India and South Asia, state-run Chinese media reported today.
22 May 2016
New Delhi: The one-man commission of Inquiry constituted by the HRD ministry to look into the circumstances of research scholar Rohith Vemula's death at the Hyderabad Central University has been given more time and it will now submit its report by August 1, this year.
22 May 2016
New Delhi: India's net FDI flows are expected to rise further this fiscal to USD 38 billion on emergence of some "positive signs" such as regulatory easing in select sectors and reform measures initiated by the government, says a report.
22 May 2016
New Delhi: The youngest BCCI president in independent India, Anurag Thakur has taken over the reins of the world's richest cricketing body at a time it is fighting an existential battle against a complete restructuring recommended by the Supreme Court.
21 May 2016
Washington: The White House was on lockdown yesterday after police reported a shooting near the seat of US presidential power, amid reports that the assailant brandished a weapon at Secret Service agents.
20 Apr 2016
Panaji: The Goa Cabinet today recommended the name of Justice PK Mishra, a retired High Court Judge, for the post of State Lokayukta, a position which is lying vacant since 2013.
18 May 2016
London: The UPA had rubbished the findings of an inquiry commission into the death of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose headed by Justice Manoj Mukherjee in 2006, a UK website said today.
19 May 2016
New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has advised schools to include yoga as an activity for assessment under Comprehensive and Continuous Evaluation (CCE) of students and provide grades for it in the report card.
16 May 2016
London: A tip from a CIA spy to authorities in apartheid-era South Africa led to Nelson Mandela's 1962 arrest, beginning the leader's 27 years behind bars, an article in the Sunday Times reported.
02 May 2016
Ballia: Union minister Kalraj Mishra blamed the ruling Samajwadi Party and Opposition Bahujan Samaj Party for the "bad shape of affairs" in Uttar Pradesh, as he said BJP is only alternative to bring development in the state.