PM gives Rs 745-crore package from his relief fund for J&K

23 Oct 2014

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced a slew of relief measures, including a special package of Rs 745-crore package, from his ...

China punishes 17 officials for village clash

23 Oct 2014

Seventeen officials have been punished in southwest China after one of the most violent land conflicts in recent years left eight people ...

Pak Hindus celebrates Diwali

23 Oct 2014

Pakistan's Hindu community today celebrated Diwali with religious zeal and fervour. Earthen lamps were lit at houses, special prayers held ...

Seven boys drown in different cases

23 Oct 2014

Seven boys drowned in separate cases in Chennai, Erode and Nagapattinam districts, police said today. Three boys, all aged 16, drowned ...

Sonia greets Naidu on Diwali

23 Oct 2014

Congress President Sonia today called up Parliamentary Affairs Venkaiah Naidu to wish him on occasion of Diwali. Naidu, who is in ...

Villagers give up crackers for winged visitors

23 Oct 2014

Continuing with its tradition, five villages near the Vellode Birds Sanctuary, 15 km from here, did not burst crackers during Diwali ...

Passengers stranded following landslip on Nilgiris rail track

23 Oct 2014

Around 150 passengers of the Nilgiris Mountian Rail (NMR) Train service were today stranded in the middle of the ghat section following ...

Sub-inspector killed in anti-insurgency operation

23 Oct 2014

A sub-inspector, who won medal fro his distingush service, was killed during an anti-insurgent operation in a remote village located along ...

Attempt to break open ATM

23 Oct 2014

A gang of burglars attempted to loot cash from an Automated Teller Machine (ATM) located at Indupr under Nikirai police station in ...

Anthrax scare in Jharkhand's Simdega

23 Oct 2014

At least seven persons died of suspected anthrax in the past two months at Tungri Tola basti in Simdega district, a senior health official ...

Advani, Kothari in World Billiards semis

23 Oct 2014

Indian ace Pankaj Advani and Sourav Kothari set the green baize on fire to ensure a semi-final clash between themselves after registering ...

Wholesale markets closed for 'Diwali'

23 Oct 2014

All wholesale commodity markets, including oils, metals, sugar and kirana remained closed today on account of 'Diwali'. However, ...

No Muhurat trading at CSE

23 Oct 2014

The Calcutta Stock Exchange (CSE) did not conduct Muhurat session for the second year due to regulatory hurdles but remained optimistic for ...

Devotees pay obeisance at Golden Temple on occasion of Diwali

23 Oct 2014

Thousands of devotees today paid obeisance in the sanctum sanctorum of Golden Temple on the occasion of Diwali. Devotees started to queue ...

France to reclaim world's biggest wine producer crown

23 Oct 2014

France is poised to reclaim the crown as the world's biggest wine producer, according to forecasts published today by the International ...

Komal Pagarani to represent India at Mrs World in US

23 Oct 2014

Mrs Asia International-2014 Komal Kalra-Pagarani will be representing India at the Mrs World pageant which will be held in Solomon Islands, ...

Nickel futures trade lower by 0.78 pc in Muhurat trading

23 Oct 2014

Nickel prices were down by 0.78 per cent to Rs 925.50 per kg in special Muhurat trading on the Multi Commodity Exchange today as ...

Suspended Tripura officer surrenders

23 Oct 2014

Block Development Officer Bimal Chakraborty, who was suspended for his alleged involvement in a scam in Sipahijala district, surrendered ...

Expert team to be set up under PMO to oversee JK flood relief:

23 Oct 2014

An expert committee under the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) will be set up to oversee the massive task of rehabilitation and reconstruction ...

Japan top court issues pregnant women protection ruling

23 Oct 2014

Japan's top court today said employers cannot discriminate against pregnant women by demoting them or denying requests for lighter work, in ...

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