04 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Ramadan, the holy month of Muslims, is being celebrated in full swing with people keeping fast in large numbers all the day long and then breaking it after sunset. For the Muslim community, Iftar – the fast-breaking meal during Ramadan – holds a great importance as it is the only time when they are open to delicious savories. Delhi, a paradise for foodies, always has something stored for all religions and occasions.
04 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Women candidates have bagged all the three top slots in the prestigious civil services examinations to select IAS and IPS officers among others. Ira Singhal has topped the examinations followed by Renu Raj and Nidhi Gupta, who have secured second and third position respectively, according to the results announced by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) today.
02 Jul 2015
London: UK's food regulator Food Standards Agency (FSA) today gave a clean chit to Nestle for Maggi manufactured in India saying levels of lead in the product are well within the EU permissible levels.
19 Jun 2015
Moradabad: A BJP corporator has been booked for inciting communal hatred after he allegedly tried to stop a Muslim woman from taking possession of a house she had bought in a Hindu dominated area.
29 Jun 2015
Chennai: Steered by a young woman, the first train of the Chennai Metro Rail chugged off from Alandur Station here today after being flagged off by Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa via live video from the State Secretariat.
01 Jul 2015
New Delhi: The Congress today sought to mount trouble for the government on Lalitgate issue, putting forth six demands including making public minutes of a meeting it claimed External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had with UK High Commissioner James Bevan in which she had favoured grant of travel documents to Lalit Modi.
26 Jun 2015
TUNIS: At least 27 people, including foreign tourists, were killed when at least one gunman opened fire on a Tunisian beachside hotel in the popular resort of Sousse on Friday, an interior ministry spokesman said.
01 Jun 2015
London: A woman shopkeeper in her 50s showed remarkable courage when she grabbed a knife-wielding robber and dragged him out of her shop in UK.The woman was working behind the counter when hoodie-wearing robber pulled a blade on her at Lanhydrock Stores, Plymouth, and demanded cash.
27 May 2015
Mumbai: A 25-year-old woman professional was allegedly denied a flat by a builder as she belongs to the minority community. Last week, an MBA graduate was also denied job by a diamond export firm on similar ground in Mumbai. An activist has taken up the matter with the National Commission for Minorities seeking a probe into the builder's "discriminatory policy."
28 Jun 2015
New Delhi: The government has rejected Cairn Energy UK's plea for an arbitration over Rs 10,247-crore tax dispute saying taxation is not covered under the UK-India Investment Promotion and Protection Treaty.