A Class 8 student of a private school set himself on fire in the school premises Wednesday in Faridabad, police said.
Two days ahead of the formal launch of his party at Tiruchirapalli, former Union Minister G K Vasan, who broke away from Congress on Wednesday introduced flag of the party in Chennai.
For the unsuccessful aspirants of the DDA housing scheme, there is still a ray of hope. Apart from the 25,034 applicants who got lucky, the housing agency also carried out a draw to create a ‘waiting list’ of applicants.
In a curious move, the government on Tuesday appointed Special Protection Group (SPG) director K Durga Prasad’s successor without telling Prasad his next assignment.
A number of disgruntled leaders from various political outfits have switched allegiance to the Bharatiya Janata Party over the past few days, boosting the party’s morale and increasing its chances of claiming a majority in the upcoming polls.
At least 24 workers were killed and 52 others injured on Wednesday when a fire broke out in a coal mine in China's northeastern Liaoning province soon after a mild earthquake jolted the region.
At least 19 people have been killed and eight others injured when an eight-story building collapsed in Egypt's Matariya district.
Four youths from Kalyan near Mumbai, who are believed to have joined the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (IS formerly known as ISIS) want to come back, Union home ministry sources have said.
Visa-on-Arrival and Electronic Travel Authorisation for 43 countries, including United States, Australia, Fiji and Pacific Island countries is expected to be in place on November 27.