India

  • police line
    Aug 02, 2015 23:44 IST

    UP student beaten up, guardians thrown off hostel building

    A senior student and a warden of Sant Asaram Public School in Agra allegedly beat up a junior student and then threw two of his relatives from the third floor of the hostel building when they tried to intervene. The duo was seriously injured and admitted to the hospital.

  • Raisen flood
    Aug 03, 2015 01:29 IST

    Komen aftermath: At least 88 killed in floods across 4 states

    At least 104 people were killed and more than a million evacuated as heavy rainfall lashed across several Indian states through the weekend after cyclone Komen created a depression over Bangladesh.

  • Rupee
    Aug 03, 2015 00:37 IST

    Rs 400-cr worth fake notes in circulation, have Pak links

    The findings of the Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) study commissioned by the National Investigation Agency are at variance with estimates by the Intelligence Bureau pegging fake currency infusion per annum at Rs 2,500 crore.

  • All India Radio
    Aug 03, 2015 00:42 IST

    AIR plans to counter Chinese invasion of Indian airwaves

    From across India’s long and hazy Himalayan border up north, Chinese radio ripples into Indian homes with a mixed fare of multi-lingual programmes, including news, commentary and even Mandarin tutorials. It’s an airwave ‘incursion’ India is fending off with a sweeping border expansion of the state broadcaster, All-India Radio.

  • Internet pornography
    Aug 02, 2015 22:58 IST

    Ban on porn: Govt blocks 800 adult websites, more under review

    Internet service providers (ISPs) in the country have been asked to block more than 800 pornographic websites, communications ministry sources said Sunday.

  • solar power
    Aug 03, 2015 01:00 IST

    As rooftop solar unit costs dip, recovery time shrinks to 5 yrs

    Given that rooftop solar units run for no less than 25 years, they look more appealing than ever, thanks to a sharp fall in the price of equipment. Earlier, it would take seven to eight years for a business establishment and nine to 10 years for a residential unit to recover the cost of rooftop solar.

  • Congress MP Shashi Tharoor
    Aug 03, 2015 00:10 IST

    Shashi Tharoor says it is 'indecent' to discuss private talks

    Former Union minister Shashi Tharoor, who was recently snubbed by Congress president Sonia Gandhi, on Sunday said he had “never disclosed private matters” on or off-record as he felt doing so would be “indecent”.

  • man
    Aug 02, 2015 22:40 IST

    Poll | Govt asks telcos to block porn sites. Do you agree?

    Government has asked telecom companies to block porn sites. Do you support government's step?

  • Foreign gifts Home ministry Ministers
    Aug 02, 2015 22:37 IST

    MHA may reject demand to let officials retain foreign trip gifts

    The home ministry is likely to turn down a foreign ministry demand to let officials and ministers take home most of the expensive gifts they receive on foreign trips.

  • Goa, Louis Berger
    Aug 02, 2015 21:31 IST

    Louis Berger case: 'Drawing' a code-word for demanding bribes

    Goa Police Crime Branch decoded several messages related to bribe demands by the head of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) water project in the state during the Louis Berger bribery case probe.

  • Manipur
    Aug 02, 2015 20:52 IST

    In pics | Floods across 3 states, army conducts rescue operations

    Heavy rains triggered by Cyclone Komen have wreaked havoc in Manipur, West Bengal and Odisha, killing at least 70 people in the flooded states along with damage to property and infrastructure.

  • BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur
    Aug 02, 2015 21:02 IST

    Cong alleges Himachal cricket scam, guns for Anurag Thakur

    Former chief minister PK Dhumal and his son Anurag Thakur caused a Rs 100 crore loss to the state exchequer on land allotment to the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association in 2002, Congress said Sunday.

  • Congress protests in Parliament
    Aug 02, 2015 19:49 IST

    Parliament impasse: Govt insists on debate, Cong blames PM

    The government on Sunday charged the opposition with "negativism" and "obstructionism" while the Congress hit back by questioning the sincerity of the ruling side to break the impasse in Parliament, a day before the all-party meeting on the issue.

  • FTII
    Aug 02, 2015 19:26 IST

    FTII students to stage demonstration in Delhi on Monday

    Intensifying their 52-day-old stir for removal of BJP member Gajendra Chauhan as FTII's chairman, nearly 80 agitating students left for Delhi on Sunday to hold a protest in the national Capital on Monday.

  • Fishermen
    Aug 02, 2015 19:30 IST

    Pakistan releases 163 Indian fishermen in goodwill gesture

    Pakistan on Sunday released 163 Indian fishermen held for violating its territorial waters as a goodwill gesture amid tensions between the two neighbours over the Kashmir issue and an attack on a police station in Punjab's Gurdaspur district.