05 Jan 2016
Kolkata: The CBI yesterday filed a supplementary charge sheet in Saradha scam against the estranged wife of former Union minister Matang Sinh, Manoranjana Sinh, along with Saradha group Chairman Sudipta Sen and businessman Santanu Ghosh.
19 May 2015
Geneva: The United Nations said on Tuesday that some 1,850 people had been killed and more than 500,000 displaced as a result of the conflict raging in Yemen since late March. As of May 15, 1,849 people had been killed and 7,394 had been injured, the UN humanitarian agency said citing numbers from Yemen health facilities.
23 Sep 2015
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today left for seven-day visit to Ireland and the US. "Working westward. PM @narendramodi departs on a 2 nation, 3 city visit to Ireland &amp; the US, will address the @UN," tweeted External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Vikas Swarup.
13 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Seeking to step up bilateral cooperation, Japan has set up a 'Make in India' fund of 1.5 trillion yen (about Rs 83,000 crore), while India promised to devise a special package of incentives for attracting investments in 'Japan Industrial Townships'.
10 Oct 2015
NEW DELHI: New HIV infections in India could rise for the first time in more than a decade because states are mismanaging a prevention programme by delaying payments to health workers, the United Nations envoy for AIDS in Asia and the Pacific said.
22 Sep 2015
Mumbai: Bollywood actress Kajol will be attending the United Nations General Assembly and Global Citizen Festival in New York next week, where she will be advocating the importance of a hygienic environment.
12 Dec 2015
London: Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal issued a defiant response to his critics yesterday and said he had no doubts that he was the right man to lead Manchester United despite their early Champions League exit.
01 Dec 2015
Paris: Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched an alliance of some 120-odd nations here on Monday to harness solar energy better and asked the rich nations to shoulder their responsibilities in protecting the environment, with funding and transfer of clean technology to poor and emerging economies without further delay.
30 Nov 2015
Paris: In a blunt warning to rich nations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today told developed countries which powered their way to prosperity on fossil fuels that it would be 'morally wrong' if they shift the burden of reducing emissions on developing countries like India.
07 Oct 2015
New York: In an embarrassing turn of events for the United Nations, former General Assembly president John Ashe was arrested and charged yesterday with accepting more than USD 1.3-million bribe from business people in China in exchange for help to Chinese businesses obtain lucrative contracts.