23 Jan 2011
Seven lakh girls are killed by parents every year in India even before they are born, NHRC member and former envoy Satyabrata Pal claimed.
20 Aug 2014
United Nations: The number of Ebola cases in Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone, has reached 2,240 and a total of 1,229 deaths were also registered, UN spokesman Steaphane Dujarric said on Tuesday.
23 Sep 2014
Mumbai: Life Insurance Corporation (LIC), the nation's largest financial institution, has ruled out taking its mutual fund subsidiary LIC Nomura Mutual Fund public.
19 Sep 2014
Washington: The world population may grow larger than previously estimated, reaching 11 billion people by century's end, according to an UN-led analysis published on Thursday.
23 Sep 2014
LONDON: Manchester United, who spent 150 million pounds ($245.18 million) on new players in the summer, might need to spend another 100 million pounds before they can compete for the Premier League title, according to former defender Phil Neville.
16 Aug 2014
Baghdad: Iraqis and foreign powers have voiced relief after Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki agreed to step down, as the UN targeted Islamist militants and the EU backed the arming of their Kurdish rivals.
16 Sep 2014
Washington: US on Tuesday said it shares a very broad relationship with India and key issues of security, economy and energy among others would be discussed during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's maiden visit to the country. "We are all looking forward to welcoming Prime Minister Modi to Washington for a number of meetings," State Department Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf told foreign correspondents at a news conference in Washington.
17 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday advocated for creating an atmosphere where adolescent and youth population of the country is able to pursue their goals and excel in their chosen fields.
27 Aug 2014
United Nations: Adopting a critical tone, India has told the UN Security Council that ‘imposing solutions’ from outside on nations for conflict prevention is a ‘recipe for instant disaster’ and an ‘interventionist trend’ can exacerbate conflict between and within countries.
20 Sep 2014
Berlin: Scottish voters' rejection of independence from United Kingdom in a historic referendum has been received with relief by governments and politicians across Europe, who hailed the outcome as a vote for stable and prosperous Europe.