- Aug 02, 2015 07:52 IST
Investigations into the Gurdaspur terror attack have revealed that the ultras were wearing ‘made in Pakistan’ gloves. Also, the origin of a seized night vision device (NVD), a ‘US government property’, points towards an Afghanistan link.
- Aug 02, 2015 10:01 IST
With the long-awaited swapping of enclaves between India and Bangladesh now complete, ensuring security so that these areas do not become a hub of anti-national activities seems to be the prime concern for security agencies.
- Aug 02, 2015 10:20 IST
Defying death threats, an Iraqi television comedian, Ahmad al-Basheer, is taking on the Islamic State group with biting satirical sketches like the one above, with his sharp, incisive humour aimed at dispelling the aura of fear that surrounds the militant group.
- Aug 02, 2015 09:36 IST
Until a couple of decades ago, warm-ups for most cricketers meant a jog around the park, a few minutes of rolling the arms and wrists, and some side stretches. Now, they stretch every sinew to get better and better.
- Aug 02, 2015 09:30 IST
Fancy hotels, malls and posh multi-specialty hospitals are aplenty in Ghaziabad, but the stench from the 100-ft high garbage hillock has forced residents to move around with their noses covered.
- Aug 01, 2015 21:53 IST
A Supreme Court deputy registrar has resigned to protest against the judgement clearing the death penalty of 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict Yakub Memon, saying two decisions within a span of hours are instances of "judicial abdication" that should count among the "darkest hours" of the apex court.
- Aug 02, 2015 07:58 IST
Uncertainty surrounds the fate of another lion linked to Cecil, the beloved Zimbabwean lion slain by an American dentist whose killing caused a global outcry, after a conservation group reported that his "brother" Jericho had also been killed Saturday.
- Aug 02, 2015 08:40 IST
Severe flooding across Myanmar hampered rescue efforts on Saturday as thousands sheltered at monasteries after rising waters triggered by torrential rains killed at least 27 people, officials said.
- Aug 02, 2015 00:13 IST
If their religion was initially the reason they were taken hostage in Libya, it was their profession that helped regain their freedom. Two of four university professionals kidnapped by the Islamic State near Sirte on July 29 found themselves hostage in the hands of gunmen who’d once also been their students, HT has learnt.
- Aug 01, 2015 23:21 IST
After the freedom, the politics. The enclave dwellers, who became Indian citizens on Friday midnight, may not be sufficient to have a decisive say in assembly constituencies, but the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC)and Forward Bloc leaders have earnestly taken the plunge to capture the new vote bank.
- Aug 02, 2015 00:52 IST
Sceptics and critics in the Republican party and outside who had earlier dismissed Donald Trump as a “clown”, “entertainer” and a “non-serious candidate” are re-editing themselves, realising that he is still in the race for the White House.
- Aug 01, 2015 20:21 IST
As many as nine people accused in a particular case in the Vyapam scam have died since 2007, it has emerged now, thickening the plot in the multi-layered exam-rigging scandal in Madhya Pradesh.
- Aug 02, 2015 00:56 IST
The Youth Congress is considering a slew of changes including going back to its time-tested politics of agitation, scrapping the appraisal system and introducing a new internal election process in a bid to restore its position as the sword arm of the grand old party.
- Aug 02, 2015 00:39 IST
Despite throwing up twice during the opening lap on the Kazanka River, Italian Simone Ruffini eventually stood atop the podium under a light drizzle after the nearly five-hour 25-kilometer race, and held up a marriage proposal for girlfriend and teammate Aurora Ponsele.
- Aug 01, 2015 22:48 IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday objected to a Mumbra resident’s application to marry gangster Abu Salem, stating there was a possibility he may have threatened her.