03 Jul 2016
Mumbai: Actor Boman Irani has become a proud grandfather as his son Danesh and daughter-in-law Reah have welcomed their first child.
22 Mar 2016
Shillong: Home Minister Rajnath Singh today ruled out withdrawal of Assam Rifles from Indo-Myanmar border and its replacement with another paramilitary force, saying no such decision has been taken yet.
01 Feb 2016
Naypyitaw: Hundreds of newly elected legislators, a majority of them from pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party today began a parliament session that will install Myanmar's first democratically-elected government in more than 50 years.
17 Feb 2016
Tokyo: Japan's Nissan Motor Co said today it would start assembling cars in Myanmar this year for the first time, as the Southeast Asian country opens up its economy.
11 Mar 2016
Nay Pyi Taw: Myanmar's House of Representatives (Lower House) today elected U Htin Kyaw of the ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) as one of the three vice presidents to be submitted to the two-house parliament for presidential run after qualification scrutiny.
13 Feb 2016
Yangon: Myanmar's outgoing President Thein Sein has scrapped a planned trip to the US next week in order to oversee the power hand-off to Aung San Suu Kyi's new government.
22 Jan 2016
Yangon: Myanmar began releasing the first of about 100 political prisoners today, government officials said that the days before democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi's party was to form a new government after an election victory in November.
26 Jul 2016
New Delhi: With just 10 days remaining for the Rio Olympics to start, India is going through an inglorious patch as two leading athletes have tested positive for banned drugs and some more are expected to meet the same fate in the coming days.
07 Jun 2016
New Delhi: Alibaba-backed mobile internet company UCWeb launched here on Monday a news app exclusively for India."UC News" app is powered by big data technology and is a one-stop source of trending and curated news content covering all popular categories that Indian users can consume on the go, the company said in a statement.
02 Dec 2015
Nay Pyi Taw: Myanmar President U Thein Sein today met Aung San Suu Kyi, chairperson of the opposition party which has won majority in the recent general elections, for a dialogue in the presidential palace.