20 Dec 2014
Imphal: A three kg Improvised Explosive Device planted by militants was found near an Assam Rifles post at the border town of Moreh in Manipur's Chandel district, police said on Saturday. The bomb was detected by a patrol party of 9th Assam Rifles battalion from a place at the international line in Moreh on Thursday and later defused, the police said.
13 Dec 2014
Srinagar: The body of a sarpanch, who was kidnapped by unidentified gunmen on Friday night, was found in Sopore area of north Kashmir's Baramulla district on Saturday.
12 Dec 2014
Karachi: A 30-year-old Indian fisherman has been found dead under mysterious circumstances in a jail here, prompting Pakistani authorities to order a probe into the death.
11 Dec 2014
Beijing: Some of China's e-commerce websites were found to be selling fake products during spot checks carried out by China's quality authorities.
17 Sep 2012
My first tryst with mermaids was in kindergarten in a fancy dress competition. My aunt had created a fin out of yellow chart paper. When the 2 feet something mermaid in me lost, I remember my aunt saying, “Mermaids are shy of humans, so they don’t accept prizes.”Last week, I watched Mermaid, The Body Found, a programme that will air on Animal Planet on September 22 at 8 pm. In April 2004, two boys are the first to find whales, in large numbers, washed up on the shore of Washington state. Later, this was discovered to be the largest whale beaching ever witnessed.
05 Dec 2014
Beijing: Chinese scientists have discovered 30 new spider species in the depths of the Xishuangbanna tropical rain forests, situated in the southern part of Yunnan province with the Lancang (Mekong) river flowing through it.
04 Dec 2014
Melbourne: In a breakthrough, scientists have discovered a new way to kill malaria parasite which claims the lives of more than half a million people every year.
06 Dec 2014
Islamabad: At least four new polio cases have been reported in Pakistan, taking the number of those affected this year to 276 with the county's fight against the crippling disease showing no signs of improvement.
28 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Government believes that 39 Indians held hostage by ISIS in Iraq are still alive as there is no confirmation of reports that they have been killed, Parliament was told on Friday amid concerns express by members over their fate.
04 Dec 2014
New Delhi: The CRPF on Thursday said it has ordered an inquiry into the shocking recovery of uniforms, suspected to be that of troopers martyred in a recent Naxal ambush in Chhattisgarh, in a garbage dump near a hospital in state capital Raipur.