27 Jul 2011
Heeding to the years-long demands of the people in the region, Punjab government on Wednesday declared Fazilka and Pathankot as the new districts of the state. The decision takes the number of districts in the state to 22.
01 Sep 2016
Dublin: The European Union's imposition of a 13 billion euro ($14.5 billion) back tax bill on Apple is "total political crap", Chief Executive Tim Cook said in a newspaper interview on Thursday, and anti-US bias may have played a role. But in a separate radio interview he vowed to boost Apple's tax payments by repatriating billions of dollars in global profits to the United States next year.
02 Jan 2016
New Delhi: The terrorists, who carried out the attacks in Pathankot air force base today, were in regular touch with their Pakistani handlers, who even arranged a taxi for them by calling from a mobile number of that country.
08 Oct 2016
Haiti: The number of causalities resulting from devastation brought by Hurricane Matthew in Haiti reached to 842 on Friday.
05 Aug 2016
New Delhi: The advent of modern technology has led to many ground-breaking scientific discoveries in recent times. These discoveries leave us stunned in terms of their magnificence and make life easy at every level. Tighten your seatbelts and get ready for a scientific rollercoaster ride that will make you experience the impact of numbers and technology on human lives.
11 Sep 2016
Jammu: A policeman was killed on Sunday in a gunfight between security forces and terrorists in Kashmir's Poonch district, officials said. One terrorist was killed in the ongoing operation. According to media reports, three to four terrorists are still holed up in Poonch area.
04 Sep 2016
Srinagar: At least 50 persons were injured on Sunday morning as clashes erupted after an unruly mob torched the district magistrate's (DM) office in south Kashmir's Shopian district. Tension gripped Shopian town after security forces intervened to stop a pro-freedom rally in Pinjura village.
27 Jul 2016
New Delhi: Around 48 million children or two in every five children under the age of five years in India are stunted, making India home to largest number of stunted children in world in terms of volumes, a new report today said.
16 Aug 2015
Lahore: Pakistan's Punjab province Home Minister Shuja Khanzada was assassinated today when a suicide bomber blew himself up at his house in Attock district, killing at least 12 people and injuring several others in the brazen attack.
04 Aug 2016
Rio de Janeiro: Olympics chief Thomas Bach called for a complete overhaul of the global anti-doping system after revelations of state-backed cheating by Russia rocked preparations for the Rio Games.