Air conditioners on full blast, the city experienced the hottest day in May in a decade on Thursday. The maximum temperature at Safdarjung station was recorded at 45.7 degrees Celsius, six degrees above normal. HT
An alleged Indian Mujahideen militant, facing trial in the 2008 Batla House encounter case here, has been allowed by a local court to make two other suspects of the outfit witnesses to counter the prosecution case against him.
Mayank Sharma, 15, made it to the Limca Book of World Records for adding ten 10-digit numbers in two minutes and five seconds mentally. HT reports
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday said the government would continue to seek the "highest standards of probity" in defence acquisition, which has been hit by a string of scandals in recent years. HT reports.
The new railways minister CP Joshi's first task would be to set the house in order by undertaking organisational reforms. Srinand Jha reports.
Finance minister P Chidambaram on Thursday sought to assuage the stock market, after it declined by over 350 points, by asserting that there was no need for any "nervousness" and the participants should read the situation correctly rather than be influenced by external developments.
The iGate employee who was in a relationship with sacked CEO Phaneesh Murthy is suing him for sexual harassment, her lawyers said Wednesday, adding she is pregnant with his child. HT reports.
Million Dollar Arm! Well, that’s the latest film being shot in Lucknow, to bring a bit of Awadhi flavour to from famous Hollywood director Craig Gillespie latest venture. Deep Saxena reports.
A female software engineer from Hyderabad who had come here to attend a hearing in the family court was allegedly abducted and gangraped, police said today.
As the UPA’s Report to the People was released, Congress president Sonia Gandhi gestured alliance leaders to get closer on the dais while posing for the photograph.
Hundreds of students went through several moments of anxiety on Wednesday as the website for registration to the University of Delhi's (DU) new Bachelors in Management Studies course went 'under maintenance' for a few hours on Wednesday afternoon.
Confusion over the nomenclature of disputed sites in eastern Ladakh may have delayed the resolution of the three-week standoff between India and China in April. Rahul Singh reports.
The 61-year old 1976 Bihar cadre IAS officer Shashi Kant Sharma replaced Vinod Rai, who superannuated yesterday after a five-and-a-half year eventful tenure as the head of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India.
Shashi Kant Sharma will take over as the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) today, succeeding Vinod Rai who demitted office yesterday after an eventful five-and-a-half years during which the audit body was locked in confrontations with the government.
Janta Party president Dr Subramaniyam Swami on Wednesday asked people of Kashmir to "forget Pakistan and live like true Indians".