A Budgam resident, who managed to get hall ticket for his Brown Cow to write a professional entrance examination, said he is determined to take the bovine to write the papers.
Ahead of his crucial visit to China next week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has joined Chinese social media platform 'Sina Weibo' in another push to his digital diplomacy.
A British grandmother on death row in Indonesia is writing goodbye letters to her family and believes she could be executed at any time, she wrote in an article on Sunday.
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday charged that there is a "conspiracy to finish off AAP" among a "very large" section of the media even as he supported "public trial" of the media.
A 37-year-old businessman was allegedly beaten up outside his house in west Delhi’s Punjabi Bagh by over 20 men who also vandalized his new car.
Texas police shot dead two gunmen who opened fire at an exhibit near Dallas of caricatures of Islam's Prophet Mohammad organised by an anti-Islamic group, authorities said on Sunday.
The driver and conductor of a private bus were arrested after a woman alleged that she had been molested by a passenger near Punjab's Khanna town, police said on Monday. The incident took place near Khanna town, 60 km from Chandigarh, on Sunday when the woman boarded the bus from Sirhind town to Sahnewal near Ludhiana.
A bunch of brave women across Uttar Pradesh have been taking a strong stand against mismatched marriages in a state otherwise in the news for rampant violence against women and dowry-related deaths.
A week after a massive temblor killed more than 7,000 and flattened large parts of Nepal, two brothers with a penchant for business have launched “earthquake T-shirts” that are being sold in stores in the country’s tourism capital.
The al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) in a video message posted by its media publicity wing As-Sahab productions has mentioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s name for the first time.
Just days after India earned widespread praise for mounting the largest relief mission in earthquake-hit Nepal, the Indian media faced brickbats from the Nepalese on Sunday for its coverage of the disaster and its aftermath.
Lieutenant governor Najeeb Jung and chief minister Arvind Kejriwal are on a collision course with the former on Sunday seeking to stamp his authority by directing Delhi ministers and top officials to route all important files through him as per Constitutional framework and laid down procedures.
Suspected Naga rebels ambushed and killed 8 Assam Rifles jawans close to the Myanmar border in Nagaland's Mon district on Sunday afternoon. 4 other jawans were seriously injured.
Romeo Fernandes has become the first Indian footballer to play professionally in Brazil, making his debut for top-flight club Atletico Paranaense on Saturday.
The family of a 13-year-old girl who died after being thrown off a bus in Punjab’s Moga by her molesters accepted compensation offered by the state government on Sunday, marking an end to days of tug of war that caused a major embarrassment to the ruling Badal family and hogged national headlines.
The club anthem Blue is the Colour resounded around a joyful Stamford Bridge and champagne flowed as Chelsea clinched their first Premier League title for five years with a typically stubborn 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace on Sunday.
Dave Goldberg, chief executive officer of SurveyMonkey and husband of Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg, died unexpectedly on Friday night, his brother wrote in a Facebook post on Saturday.
Amazing stories of resilience continue to emerge from quake-hit Nepal, the latest on Sunday being the rescue of a 101-year-old man who was trapped in the rubble of his home for 168 hours.
Floyd Mayweather danced his way to a unanimous decision over frustrated Manny Pacquiao here Saturday to win the richest fight in history and cement his place in the pantheon of boxing greats.
The pressure of a $180 million payday never got to Floyd Mayweather Jr., even if the richest fight ever wasn't the best.
The Nepal government's slow disaster response has meant that aid hasn't reached the people. Public anger is growing in Kathmandu and in provincial towns and there is a risk that the frustration will boil over
India has been ranked 136 among 180 countries worldwride in terms of press freedom in 2015. As the United Nations observes World Press Freedom Day on May 3, HT assesses the state of press freedom across the world and pays tribute to journalists who lost their lives in the line of duty.
An assistant sub inspector (ASI) on Saturday allegedly shot at and injured his senior before committing suicide in Vakola police station in suburban Mumbai, police said.
The birth of a princess on Saturday demonstrated the enduring strength of Britain's rulers, consolidating four generations of a family now more popular than ever, but cannot hide the weaknesses of an ageing institution.
In a bizzare incident, a cow has got an admit card issued by authorities on her name to write a professional entrance examination next week.
How does an 80-year-old Urdu poet stay relevant today? Bollywood legend Gulzar says it’s about never looking back and embracing the present, one item number at a time.
At the entrance of this destroyed mountain village, a wooden sign stands, cobbled together from debris of homes flattened by Nepal's devastating earthquake. Its message: "WE NEED HELP. PLEASE HELP."
India’s e-commerce ventures are growing at an explosive pace but their underlying business models seem to be fundamentally flawed.
Perched on a hilltop, the blue-rimmed eyes of Kathmandu's gold-spired Swayambhunath stupa have long stared silently across this sprawling city nestled in the Himalayan foothills.
The Narendra Modi government is set to scrap the UPA-era system of plotting a poverty line to separate the haves from the have-nots, replacing it with an Aadhaar-based mechanism of measurable deprivation indicators to design flexible welfare schemes for the poor, sources told HT.
A week on from the earthquake, the health and wellbeing of hundreds of thousands of Nepali children hang in the balance, aid agencies say, seemingly hidden in plain sight of an otherwise massive international relief effort.
Floyd Mayweather Jr and Manny Pacquiao weighed in for what has been labelled the 'Fight of the Century' on Friday, promising to deliver on the massive hype and give fans the excitement they deserve.
India has sought UN's intervention in the release of Mumbai terror attack mastermind and LeT commander Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi, saying it was in violation of the norms of the global body and it should raise the matter with Pakistan.
They are one of the most famous couples on the planet, one day destined to be Britain's king and queen. And now, the birth of Prince William and his wife Kate's second child caps a momentous four years for the golden couple, completing their journey from student sweethearts to regal domesticity.
Moga molestation case: Sukhbir Badal orders Orbit buses off the road
Bureaucracy at Kathmandu airport was holding up vital relief supplies for survivors of the earthquake in Nepal on Saturday as the death toll from the disaster passed 6,600.
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi will meet home-buyers on Saturday to discuss concerns about a new real estate bill that his party has termed anti-consumer.
Britain's Duchess of Cambridge, the wife of Prince William, has given birth to a daughter, the couple's residence Kensington Palace announced on Saturday. The baby weighed 8 lbs 3 oz and both mother and child are doing well, it added in a Twitter statement.
For the Parkash Singh Badal government in Punjab, the timing of the Moga bus horror could hardly have been worse.
As the scale of devastation from last week’s earthquake unfolds, people across Nepal are looking out for each other, with many turning to music to help overcome grief and seek help for survivors.
Nepal ruled out the possibility Saturday of finding more survivors buried in the rubble from a massive earthquake that killed more than 6,700 people and devastated vast swathes of one of Asia's poorest countries.
At a helpdesk in Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, a small group of glum-faced people wait their turn to see a doctor, hoping she will free them from a never-ending moment of horror when they lost their homes and loved ones.
A Punjab minister caused a fresh controversy on Saturday by describing as “God’s will” the death of a 13-year-old girl who was molested and thrown out of a moving bus in Moga district.
Princess Kate, the wife of Britain’s Prince William, was admitted to the hospital in the early stages of labour early on Saturday, Kensington Palace said.
Fifteen months after he rained death on Mumbai in 1993, gangster Dawood Ibrahim was ready to surrender and even spoke thrice to the then CBI DIG Neeraj Kumar but for some reason, the agency didn’t take him up on his offer.
Former union minister Arun Shourie on Friday launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying his government's handling of the economy lacked a clear vision.
Friends and teachers of the girl, who died after being molested and thrown off a moving bus in Punjab's Moga on Wednesday, said the 13-year-old was a bright student who dreamt of joining the police force and was fond of dressing up.
He survived a massive earthquake that pummelled his home and endured the cold nights in squalid campsites, but 11-day-old Bhupinder Karki is not only thriving but also perhaps enjoying his newfound celebrity status at Nepal’s biggest camp for quake survivors.
There is only "a small window of time" for relief workers in Nepal to put in place measures to protect people from deadly disease outbreaks, a senior United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) official said on Saturday.
CAG reports – that had become the bane of the previous UPA administration – came back to haunt the BJP-led government on Friday, with the Congress demanding the resignation of highways minister Nitin Gadkari after the auditor nailed his firm for violating norms.