Boston suspect makes rare court appearance

19 Dec 2014

Shaggy-haired, bearded and attentive, accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev today made his first public appearance in 17 months, ...

UNGA calls for North Korea to be referred to ICC

19 Dec 2014

The UN General Assembly on today condemned North Korea's rights record and called for Pyongyang to be referred to the International ...

Apple CEO donating to gay rights campaign in US South

19 Dec 2014

Apple chief executive Tim Cook, the first openly gay CEO of a Fortune 500 company, is donating money to help fund a gay rights initiative ...

Israel won't accept 'unilateral' Palestine bid: Netanyahu

19 Dec 2014

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said today Israel would never accept the "unilateral" recognition of a Palestinian state, after a draft ...

TMC panchayat member shot at

19 Dec 2014

A Trinamool Congress panchayat member was injured after being shot at in Belpahari of West Midnapore district tonight, in continuing stray ...

MNREGA scam: HC directs UP to provide staff, help to CBI

19 Dec 2014

The Allahabad High Court has directed the Uttar Pradesh government to provide adequate staff and help to CBI, probing alleged MNREGA scam ...

Sony hacking treated as serious national security matter: US

19 Dec 2014

The US today said that it is treating the Sony cyber-security breach as a "serious national security matter" and is considering appropriate ...

Toddler trapped in borewell dies

19 Dec 2014

A 14-month-old boy died after falling and getting trapped inside a deep borewell, as a marathon rescue operation mounted by the Army and ...

US does not rule out visit by Cuban President Castro

19 Dec 2014

The US today did not rule out a visit to the White House by Cuban President Raul Castro, arguing that President Barack Obama has visited ...

Jadavpur VC lodges verbal complaint about attempt to stop car

19 Dec 2014

Jadavpur University Vice-Chancellor Abhijit Chakrabarti today said he lodged a verbal complaint with police about four unidentified ...

Obama to sign Russia sanctions bill, says White House

19 Dec 2014

The White House today said US President Barack Obama will sign the Russia sanctions bill as it again appealed to Moscow to "end its ...

Uber taxi rape: Tout who forged CC for accused driver arrested

19 Dec 2014

A tout, who had allegedly assisted the Uber rape accused Shiv Kumar Yadav in procuring fake character certificate, has been ...

Tihar jail security beefed up

19 Dec 2014

Security of Tihar jail has been beefed up after intelligence inputs were received that the high profile prison may be targeted by terror ...

Pak American arrested for defrauding Hajj pilgrims

19 Dec 2014

A Pakistani American national has been arrested in Chicago on charges of defrauding Hajj pilgrims, the US Justice Department said ...

Coast Guard ship recovers ISRO's crew module from sea

19 Dec 2014

Few hours after ISRO successfully launched GSLV Mk III rocket from Sriharikota, which separated an unmanned crew module at an altitude of ...

Good Governance Day: NCCI seeks PM's intervention

19 Dec 2014

National Council for Churches in India (NCCI) today urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ensure security of all religious minorities, ...

Jilted man finds travel partner with ex-fiancee's name

19 Dec 2014

Dumped by his fiancee last month, Jordan Axani lost not just his future bride, but a travel companion for the round-the-world trip he had ...

PM will have to find a way out on conversion issue: Azad

19 Dec 2014

Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad today sought deliberation by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the issue of conversion, which has ...

Local BJP leader, 3 otrs injured

18 Dec 2014

A local BJP leader and three others got injured in a clash between Trinamoool Congress and BJP over a girl's school election here ...

Married woman found hanged to death

18 Dec 2014

A married woman was today found hanged to death at Sector 11 here, with her parents alleging that she was killed for dowry, police ...

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