28 May 2015
Panaji: BJP chief Amit Shah on Thursday ruled out a country-wide ban on beef, saying it is for the states to take a decision on it keeping in mind the "sentiments of the people".
27 May 2015
New Delhi: In a relief for Greenpeace India, Delhi High Court on Wednesday allowed it to use two of its accounts for the purpose of receiving and utilising fresh domestic donations for its day-to-day functioning, telling the government it cannot choke them of their funds.
27 May 2015
London: Wales centre Jonathan Davies will miss this year's rugby World Cup after rupturing a cruciate knee ligament, the Welsh Rugby Union announced on Wednesday.
19 May 2015
Patna: The Patna High Court on Monday directed the director of Bihar vigilance department to probe the recruitment of nearly 40,000 government teachers who allegedly used fake degree certificates to get the jobs, a lawyer said.
26 May 2015
Kolkata: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday blamed the traffic police constable on duty for seizing the license of the city mayor's niece unnecessarily, saying she was only a little girl.
20 May 2015
New Delhi: Amid the controversy over police recruitment in the state, Akhilesh Yadav-led Uttar Pradesh government is going to scrap written test in the hiring process. It will not be mandatory for the lakhs of aspiring candidates to appear in the written examination for the upcoming recruitment of 40,000 police personnel in the state.
20 May 2015
Beirut: A Syrian teacher was killed and 23 students were wounded when a mortar shell hit their school on Wednesday in the heart of Damascus, Syrian state media said.
16 May 2015
Srinagar: In a rare instance, the Jammu and Kashmir High Court made a teacher write a brief exam in an open court to check his abilities but the examinee failed miserably, leading to a slew of directions to the state government for checking "tuck shops" in the education sector.
22 May 2015
New Delhi: Oil ministry has set interim rules that exempt state-run upstream companies from giving any discount on crude and refined fuel sales if global oil prices average up to USD 60 a barrel this quarter, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter said.
14 May 2015
Tokyo: Japan's cabinet on Thursday approved a set of bills bolstering the role and scope of the military, as the pacifist country redefines its position in the increasingly roiled Asia-Pacific region.