Syria opposition 'embassy' renewing passports in Qatar

29 Jan 2015

Syria's opposition "embassy" in Qatar began today to renew expired passports for some of the estimated 60,000 Syrians living in the tiny ...

Ecuador probes string of Indian helicopter mishaps

29 Jan 2015

Ecuador has restricted operations of three Indian-made Dhruv military helicopters after a string of accidents, Security Minister Cesar ...

Subhash Ghisingh, the fallen hero of Gorkhaland movement

29 Jan 2015

Subhash Ghisingh, once the uncrowned king of Darjeeling who championed the cause of Gorkhaland, today passed away in oblivion in New Delhi, ...

BSF foils infiltration bid along IB in Jammu

29 Jan 2015

Border Security Forces (BSF) tonight foiled an infiltration bid by a group of about 8 militants along the international border (IB) in ...

Stalin reappointed DMK Youth Wing chief

29 Jan 2015

M K Stalin, DMK Treasurer and son of party patriarch M Karunanidhi, was today reappointed party Youth Wing Secretary, a post he has been ...

Maoist sentenced to ten years imprisonment

29 Jan 2015

A Maoist, who was booked under Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA) in 2004, was today sentenced to ten years rigorous imprisonment by a ...

Helen Eustis, award-winning mystery writer, dead at 98

29 Jan 2015

Helen Eustis, an Edgar Award-winning mystery writer who later translated works by Georges Simenon and other European authors, has ...

3 killed, 40 injured in TN bus-lorry collision

29 Jan 2015

Three persons were killed and 40 others injured, most of them seriously, when a bus and a lorry collided head-on at Alangulam in the ...

If mobile numbers can be ported why not bank a/cs: Mundra

29 Jan 2015

As technological advancements continue to change the world of finance and banking, Reserve Bank Deputy Governor S S Mundra today called ...

27 IAS officers shifted in UP reshuffle

29 Jan 2015

Close on the heels of two major transfers involing 94 IPS officers in Uttar Pradesh, the Akhilesh Yadav governmet today carried out a ...

India's FDI increased by 26 per cent in 2014: UN

29 Jan 2015

Notwithstanding the decline in global foreign direct investment inflows, India's FDI increased by 26 per cent in 2014 to an estimated USD ...

8,100 acres acquired for new AP capital city

29 Jan 2015

Andhra Pradesh Government today said about 8,100 acres of land has been acquired from farmers for construction of a new capital city. As ...

Bengal Guv, CM and Gurung condole Ghishing's death

29 Jan 2015

West Bengal Governor K N Tripathi and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today condoled the death of Gorkha National Liberation Front founder ...

Woman burns to death alcocholic husband, ends her life

29 Jan 2015

Unable to bear the daily torture of her alcoholic husband, a 45-year old woman allegedly killed him by setting him ablaze before immolating ...

Sri Lanka says it will return private land in civil war area

29 Jan 2015

Sri Lanka's new government plans to return private land seized by the military in the civil war-ravaged north and release several hundred ...

Civil court orders notice to Rajnikanth, Lingaa Director

29 Jan 2015

A civil court here has ordered a notice to superstar Rajnikanth, the director and producer of his latest film 'Lingaa' on a petition by ...

No mobile phones, midway exit permitted at MNS meet tomorrow

29 Jan 2015

In the wake of several senior leaders leaving the party in recent weeks, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray has barred the ...

Hindu outfit protests at AAP office

29 Jan 2015

Activists of Hindu Raksha Dal (HRD) staged a demonstration in front of the AAP office here in Kaushambi today. The activists burnt the ...

Sri Lanka says military 'sabotaging' post-war reconciliation

29 Jan 2015

Sri Lanka's new government today accused the military of trying to sow unrest to sabotage its efforts to bring about ethnic reconciliation ...

11 child labourers from Bihar, Odisha rescued in TN

29 Jan 2015

Eleven child labourers from Odisha and Bihar were today rescued from a spinning mill here by anti-child labour project officials. The ...

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