05 Sep 2015
Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat expressed concern over the high drop-out rate in government schools of the state and asked teachers to look into the factors which have caused government schools to lag behind private schools and prepare a roadmap to enhance their standards.
25 Aug 2015
New York: Living near a park or a sandy beach and an ocean view can help people - especially men and those who are above 65 - sleep better, new research has found.
26 Aug 2015
Seoul: Flash floods caused by heavy rain killed 40 people in North Korea's northeastern border area over the weekend, the International Federation of the Red Cross said today.
22 Aug 2015
Manila: Typhoon Goni slightly weakened today as it lashed the northern Philippines with strong rain and wind that set off landslides and flooded low-lying villages, leaving at least seven people dead and two others missing, officials said.
21 Aug 2015
Dehradun: After Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand has now made Nawazuddin Siddiqui's latest film 'Manjhi – The Mountain Man' tax-free in the state.
22 Aug 2015
Mumbai: The Reserve Bank gave the farming community much to cheer about when it said banks can extend loan repayment period up to 5 years in case 50 percent crop is damaged due to natural calamities like drought and flood.
20 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Many natural tourist destinations are yet to get explored. Even these unique spots are not highlighted in the tourist map. You will certainly get mesmerised after visiting there.
06 Aug 2015
New York: A new selfie app that has been launched will help capture the perfect self-portrait by enhancing one's natural looks.
17 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Natural gas prices in India may, from October 1, fall below USD 4.2 per unit, a rate that was used last year to devise a new pricing formula to incentivise domestic exploration.
14 Aug 2015
New Delhi: State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) yesterday reported over 14 percent jump in its June quarter net profit as its fuel subsidy outgo reduced and oil output rose.