The dean of a medical college in Jabalpur district of Madhya Pradesh was found dead in a hotel in southwest Delhi on Sunday. Reports said 64-year-old Arun Sharma was investigating irregularities in the medical entrance test conducted by the tainted Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board.
Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said on Sunday he would write to the high court-appointed Special Investigation Team probing the Vyapam scam to look into the sudden death of a journalist who was working on an investigative report on the case.
People in Greece voted on Sunday whether to accept or reject the tough terms of an aid offer to stave off financial collapse, in a referendum that may determine the nation's future in Europe's common currency.
Another tournament, another final, another shattering defeat for Argentina, and another round of unfavourable comparisons to the great Diego Maradona.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s messages for a Swachh Bharat seem to be falling on deaf ears within his own administration with key government buildings like Shastri Bhawan and Krishi Bhawan languishing at the bottom of a cleanliness ranking prepared by the Central Public Works Department(CPWD).
There have been rumours that smartphone maker BlackBerry is working on an Android phone with a “dual curved display” (a la the Galaxy S6 Edge) that slides up to reveal a physical keyboard.
“I still haven’t checked the rank myself. Hope my friends and you guys saw it properly and confirmed it’s in fact me,” Ira Singhal, the UPSC topper laughs. Her phone has been ringing since the news broke. And even as HT was talking to her, she received a call from a top official of the DoPT, informing her that the minister wants to meet her on Monday.
The trial of alleged Hindu extremists in the 2007 Ajmer blast case has received a setback as 13 of 93 witnesses have refused to support the prosecution in their depositions so far. Seven of those 13 are ‘material witnesses’ whose testimonies are crucial to prove the case.
The police have arrested a 22-year-old youth for a ‘murderous attack’ on Ejaz-ul-Haq, a former Bihar minister and brother-in-law of former Siwan MP Mohammad Shahabuddin. The arrested man told the police on Saturday that he had attacked Haq in self defence and “out of desperation” after the former Bihar minister of state for welfare allegedly tried to have “unnatural sex” with him.
The Islamic State on Saturday released a video that showed the execution of 25 Syrian government soldiers by teenagers in the ancient amphitheatre in the city of Palmyra.
Former Maharashtra chief minister Sharad Pawar said on Saturday Ram Jethmalani’s proposal on allowing 1993 blasts mastermind Dawood Ibrahim to surrender was rejected in the 90s as a notorious criminal like him could not be put merely under house arrest.
Argentina player Lionel Messi's family members were heckled by Chilean fans during the Copa America title clash that the superstar's team lost on Saturday, a news report said.
As the sun rose above a cash-strapped Greece on Sunday, the young and the old were already queuing to have their say in a referendum which could be a new dawn for their crisis-wracked country, or plunge its finances deeper into the dark.
Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi declared a state of emergency on Saturday to give the government more powers following an Islamic militant attack on a beach hotel in Sousse, where 38 foreign tourists, mostly Britons, were killed.
The Meerut district administration on Saturday ordered a probe after an employee of the Lala Lajpat Rai Memorial Medical College was caught on camera selling a human liver, suspected to be used widely in the state for black magic rituals.