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.
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.
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 service providers (ISPs) in the country have been asked to block more than 800 pornographic websites, communications ministry sources said Sunday.
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.
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”.
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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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tripura-born Roona Begum, who made headlines around the world after her head swelled up to 94 centimetres (circumference) due to hydrocephalus (water on the brain), will turn four-year-old this November. After seven surgeries at Gurgaon-based Fortis Memorial Research Institute (FMRI) in 2013, the child can now communicate in mono syllables with her parents.