- Jul 01, 2015 10:19 IST
Over 1,000 pilgrims of the first batch of the 2015 annual Amarnath Yatra left Jammu on Wednesday for the high-altitude cave shrine in Kashmir Valley. The holy shrine, dedicated to Lord Shiva, is considered to be one of the most sacred sites for Hindus all over the country.
- Jul 01, 2015 09:21 IST
Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited's (BSNL) Indore Circle General Manager M R Rawat said that ten village panchayats, which are around 35 km, will be connected with a high-speed internet service under the project that will be launched on Wednesday.
- Jul 01, 2015 01:27 IST
India and China are all set to hold a crucial round of boundary talks on the sidelines of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) summit at Ufa in Russia next week. Beijing is learnt to have expressed its interest in fast-tracking resolution of the festering boundary dispute, indicating that it is even open to a meeting of the special representatives every three months.
- Jul 01, 2015 00:59 IST
Indians living abroad filed over 60,000 complaints of harassment, sexual and physical abuse as well as other grievances with the country’s missions over the past four years, while the most instances were reported in the Gulf and none in Pakistan, government data show.
- Jun 30, 2015 23:55 IST
The Enforcement Directorate will examine if former IPL boss Lalit Modi benefitted from a payment of R425 crore by a Singapore-based company to an obscure firm in Mauritius for television rights of the popular cricket tournament.
- Jun 30, 2015 18:44 IST
Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Tuesday said he had filed a petition seeking a CBI investigation into the professional examination board scam in Madhya Pradesh--a scandal which claimed the lives of 25 people.
- Jul 01, 2015 01:57 IST
Chinese investors will no longer have to fret over investment proposals getting stuck for vague security reasons as New Delhi has put in place clearly defined criteria, the most significant being the appointment of Indians on critical positions and an unblemished corporate record.
- Jun 30, 2015 23:32 IST
The official reason for Rao's absence is that he was suffering from a fever. Though the CMO officials put it as a slight ailment, the CM had in fact cancelled all his appointments for the day.
- Jun 30, 2015 20:30 IST
The Bidhannagar Police on Tuesday manhandled Rajya Sabha MP Kunal Ghosh inside Bidhannagar court premises to prevent him from speaking to the media.
- Jun 30, 2015 18:51 IST
Indian Navy on Tuesday responded to reports that a Chinese submarine had crossed the Arabian Sea and entered Karachi port last month. They said that it was not a matter of big concern but they were monitoring all such activities.
- Jun 30, 2015 18:32 IST
Suspended Delhi University professor GN Saibaba, arrested for alleged Maoist links, was on Tuesday granted temporary bail for three months by the Bombay high court considering his deteriorating health condition.
- Jun 30, 2015 17:22 IST
The war of words waged by National Conference (NC) working president Omar Abdullah against Peoples Conference (PC) chief and state minister Sajad Lone on Twitter has stirred NC within, forcing it to hold a meeting of senior party leaders in Srinagar.
- Jun 30, 2015 16:42 IST
In Singapore on Tuesday an Indian IT professional was sentenced to 20 months in jail for having sex with a minor. The arrest took place a day after he added her on Facebook.
- Jun 30, 2015 16:11 IST
A week after coming under a cloud of allegations, Maharashtra women and child welfare minister Pankaja Munde on Tuesday asserted she will expose the conspiracy against her.
- Jun 30, 2015 16:05 IST
Babulal Gaur is Madhya Pradesh’s home minister, and a legendary motormouth. Gaur, who is responsible for law and order in the state, is following in the BJP’s senior leadership’s manual on how to tackle scam allegations.