01 Mar 2015
Rio De Janeiro: Olympic chief Thomas Bach defended Rio de Janeiro's venues and legacy projects on Saturday after protesters gathered outside his hotel to loudly criticise the environmental impact of the 2016 Summer Games.
28 Feb 2015
Berlin: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has declared the killing of three government troops by pro-Moscow rebels a "serious breach of the ceasefire", during a telephone call with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, her office said.
24 Feb 2015
Islamabad: Shortly after Pakistan Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan denied the presence of the Islamic State (IS) in South Asia, particularly Pakistan, Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry has said the militant group poses a serious threat to the country.
26 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Even as 926 people have perished to swine flu and over 16,000 are affected, government on Thursday asserted that it is "very serious" on combating the challenge and asked people not to panic but be alert as necessary arrangements are in place to deal with the situation.
22 Jun 2013
Malayalam actress Swarna Thomas, who was seriously injured after she allegedly fell from the balcony of her fourth-floor apartment, is critical and is on ventilator support, sources at the private hospital where she is undergoing treatment said.
06 Feb 2015
Mumbai: 'Shamitabh' director R Balakrishnan has a 'simple' view about the controversy surrounding the popular video of AIB Knockout. He feels these things must not be taken too seriously.
20 Jan 2015
New Delhi: In the wake of the US and the UK asking Pakistan to hand over terror mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi to India, the government on Tuesday said good sense must prevail on the neighbouring country and it must get serious on terrorism.
20 Jan 2015
Mumbai: Southern superstar Dhanush, who made a successful Bollywood debut in 2013 with 'Raanjhanaa', is gearing up for the release of his second Hindi film 'Shamitabh'.
08 Jan 2015
New Delhi: As Punjab government sought release of the state's prisoners, the Union Home Ministry on Thursday indicated that legal opinion could be taken in select cases like old people and those having completed 20 years in prison but not those convicted in serious charges.
16 Jan 2015
Kottayam: Striking a self-critical note, CPI(M) politburo member M A Baby on Friday said there has been a serious erosion in the party's support base as reflected in the Lok Sabha polls last year and it was essential to introspect the reasons for this and take corrective steps.