The death toll in an avalanche in the Siachen glacier region last year has risen to 128, following the recovery of three more bodies, the Pakistani military said.
A day after terror suspect Khalid Mujahid, 30, died mysteriously while being escorted to Lucknow jail following a court hearing, the Uttar Pradesh government sought a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the incident.
The CRPF, which recently tookover the duties of guarding RIL chairman Mukesh Ambani, has raised concerns in ensuring a 'fool proof' Z category security to the business tycoon in the absence of local logistical support to its squad.
North Korea on Sunday test-fired a short-range missile off its east coast, its fourth in two days, a Seoul official said.
Iran is tightening control of the Internet ahead of next month's presidential election, mindful of violent street protests that social networkers inspired last time around over claims of fraud, users and experts say.
South Korea Sunday condemned North Korea's latest short-range missile launches as "provocative" and again urged it to hold talks about a suspended jointly-run industrial park.
The Supreme Court has held that the two-finger test on a rape victim violates her right to privacy, and asked the government to provide better medical procedures to confirm sexual assault.
A teen-aged girl, who was molested by a youth and then set afire by his father on Saturday, is reported to be critical with 90% burns at Hamidia Hospital in Bhopal.
Iran hanged two convicted spies on Sunday, one found guilty of working for Israel, the other for the United States, the Tehran prosecutor's office announced.
Sreesanth’s troubles seemed to get bigger with the Mumbai Police on Saturday seizing several of his personal belongings and indicating it might book him in a separate spot-fixing case and seek his custody. HT
reports. The investigation in Mumbai, Delhi
Investigation into the spot-fixing scandal has revealed that the three arrested players — S Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan — had splurged the money given in advance to them by bookies on expensive apparel, mobile phones, wristwatches and other gadgets. Karn Pratap Singh
The India-China border dispute is unlikely to be resolved anytime soon, but Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s visit to India is likely to give impetus to bilateral and trade ties. Sutirtho Patranobis
& Jayanth Jacob
report. Engaging the dragon
| China’s ring of friction
Odisha’s Kalahandi district — once the cause of global embarrassment for India due to its high number of starvation deaths — today stands tall with a five-fold increase in its rice production since 1999, figures reveal. Chetan Chauhan
Rejecting the bail plea of Saradha Group promoter Sudipta Sen and one of his close aides, a local court in West Bengal Saturday remanded them to judicial custody.
A six-member team of Delhi Police's Special Cell today raided tainted cricketer Ajit Chandila's Prahladpur residence for further clues on spot-fixing issue that has lead to crickter's arrest.