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  • newDefence show at Jaisalmer aimed at enhancing strike force

    Defence show at Jaisalmer aimed at enhancing strike force

    Vimal Bhatia | To hone its combat skills and validate its strike capabilities Kharga Corps is undertaking a major exercise in the area of Suratgarh in Rajasthan wherein more than 20,000 troops are participating.
    - 4 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 4:32pm -
  • newOffering chaddars at Ajmer yearly ritual

    Offering chaddars at Ajmer yearly ritual

    Offering of chaddars in the dargah of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti during yearly Urs remains attraction for thousands of devotees who came to offer chaddars.
    - 4 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 4:32pm -
  • newGirl killed in fresh tremors in Bharatpur

    Girl killed in fresh tremors in Bharatpur

    Fresh tremors claimed the life of an 8-year-old girl while left eight other children injured in Bharatpur's Nadbai area on Sunday.
    - 4 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 4:30pm -
  • newRBSE clerk held for bribing copy evaluators in Udaipur

    RBSE clerk held for bribing copy evaluators in Udaipur

    The police have arrested Darshan Kumar Sharma, a clerk at the confidential section of RBSE (Rajasthan Board of Secondary Education), Ajmer in connection with a case of bribing teachers who are evaluating examination copies of Class-X students of Bandhu Public School, Sikar.
    - 5 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 4:28pm -
  • newRajasthan officers on Everest golden jubilee expedition await rescue

    Rajasthan officers on Everest golden jubilee expedition await rescue

    Saroj Kumari, a 2011 batch Gujarat cadre IPS officer, who is on an expedition to Mount Everest among other officers on Sunday, told her family that she was safe after an avalanche triggered by Saturday's earthquake swept through the encampment.
    - 5 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 4:28pm -
  • newDoordarshan approach Ministry of social justice for telecast of film on Ambedkar

    Doordarshan approach Ministry of social justice for telecast of film on Ambedkar

    Amid reports that Doordarshan did not telecast the film on Dr B R Ambedkar in the last 14 years, the Public Broadcaster has now approached the Ministry of Social Justice to offer the movie to it for telecast on its national network.
    - 5 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 4:28pm -
  • newFarmer kills self in Ajmer, 4th in past one week

    Farmer kills self in Ajmer, 4th in past one week

    Distressed over crop loss, a 46-year-old farmer Mahendra Singh on Sunday committed suicide by hanging himself from roof of his house at Fatehgarh village in Beawer block of Ajmer district, some 170 km from Jaipur.
    - 5 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 4:25pm -
  • newBaba Adhav meets Arvind Kejriwal

    Baba Adhav meets Arvind Kejriwal

    President of National Hamal Panchayat and Pune based senior leader of unorganised labourers and advocate of labour rights Baba Adhav recently called on Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal recently.
    - 5 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 4:23pm -
  • newAAP MP H S Khalsa donates one month's salary for quake victims of Nepal

    AAP MP H S Khalsa donates one month's salary for quake victims of Nepal

    Aam Aadmi Party MP Harinder Singh Khalsa has decided to donate his one month salary for victims of Nepal earthquake.
    - 5 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 4:15pm -
  • newRajasthan safe, less prone to quakes: Experts

    Rajasthan safe, less prone to quakes: Experts

    The earthquake pattern in the country suggests that Rajasthan comes under zone II of the seismic zone which means that the state is least active when it comes to earthquakes, even though the neighbouring state, Madhya Pradesh comes under moderate category.
    - 5 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 4:14pm -

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  • newSrinivasan targets BCCIs Anurag Thakur but lands in snooping soup

    Srinivasan targets BCCIs Anurag Thakur but lands in snooping soup

    Changing power equations within the Board for Control of Cricket in India BCCI after N Srinivasans exit as president have whipped up twin storms The International Cricket Council ICC headed by Srinivasan has reportedly sent a letter to BCCI chief Jagmohan Dalmiya after pictures emerged of board secretary Anurag Thakur in the company of a suspected bookie
    - 20 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 1:06am -
  • newNepal quake Twitter to rescue even as some on social media lose plot

    Nepal quake Twitter to rescue even as some on social media lose plot

    Twitter has become the most effective tool for ministers and officials to coordinate relief or help people in distress after Saturdays massive earthquake in Nepal
    - 20 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 1:05am -
  • newRahul to embark on padyatra against Centres policies on land

    Rahul to embark on padyatra against Centres policies on land

    Congress vicepresident Rahul Gandhi is set to kick off his countrywide padyatra foot march against the BJPled NDA governments policies on farm land and labour reforms from Vidarbha in Maharashtra by monthend
    - 21 hours ago, 26 Apr 15, 11:53pm -
  • newTendulkar Dravid Ganguly to find new India coach

    Tendulkar Dravid Ganguly to find new India coach

    Former stalwarts Sachin Tendulkar Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid will be part of the committee which will find Indian cricket teams new coach and the support staff
    - 24 hours ago, 26 Apr 15, 9:20pm -
  • Those quake predictions on WhatsApp humbug Govts word of caution

    Those quake predictions on WhatsApp humbug Govts word of caution

    A flurry of posts on social media and messaging platforms claimed another powerful earthquake was set to strike India in the wake of the devastating temblor in Nepal prompting the government to caution the media on Sunday against speculating about aftershocks
    - 1 day ago, 26 Apr 15, 7:40pm -
  • Resurgent Rahul farmers suicide put land bill on backburner

    Resurgent Rahul farmers suicide put land bill on backburner

    A resurgent Rahul Gandhi and the suicide of a farmer at an AAP rally in the capital seem to have made the NDA government rethink its strategy on the land acquisition bill and put it on the backburner at least for now
    - 1 day ago, 26 Apr 15, 6:31pm -
  • Nepal quake NGO report had warned of damage cited population growth

    Nepal quake NGO report had warned of damage cited population growth

    Though scientists had warned of the high probability of a massive earthquake in Nepal the devastation caused by the 79magnitude temblor was greater because of unplanned urbanisation and the failure of authorities to put in place measures to mitigate the damage
    - 1 day ago, 26 Apr 15, 5:13pm -
  • Earthquakedevastated Kathmandu resembles a bombed city

    Earthquakedevastated Kathmandu resembles a bombed city

    The Nepalese capitalnbsp resembled a city pummelled by multiple bomb explosionsnbsp on Sunday as the extent of the devastation caused by the powerful 79magnitude earthquake became clear
    - 1 day ago, 26 Apr 15, 3:17pm -
  • How they got it wrong with Nepal earthquake posts on social media

    How they got it wrong with Nepal earthquake posts on social media

    The ripples of the 79magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal were also felt on social media where some were left red faced thanks to their insensitive posts on Twitter and Facebook
    - 1 day ago, 26 Apr 15, 3:04pm -
  • In pics Nepal grapples with aftermath of devastating earthquake

    In pics Nepal grapples with aftermath of devastating earthquake

    Rescue workers dug through piles of rubble with their bare hands to pull out bodies on Sunday after a massive earthquake devastated the Kathmandu Valley killing nearly 2000 and flattening infrastructure homes and historic sites
    - 1 day ago, 26 Apr 15, 2:34pm -

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  • German envoy, Khurshid music video goes viral
    A remake with a twist, a new video of popular Bollywood track "Kal ho naa ho", featuring German Ambassador Michael Steiner, his wife Eliese and former external affairs minister Salman Khurshid has gone viral online, garnering over 600,000 views within three days of going live on Youtube.
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  • Quake rescue: SP leader talks about party colleague`s nephews in Rajya Sabha
    Amid massive efforts to save lives in quake-ravaged Nepal in adverse conditions, Samajwadi Party leader Ram Gopal Yadav on Monday raised in Rajya Sabha the issue of nephews of his party colleague Naresh Agrawal being stranded there, alleging that Indian Embassy was not helpful.
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  • Spain seeks India`s help in getting its nationals out of Nepal
    Spain on Monday sought India's help in evacuating its nationals from earthquake-hit Nepal when Spanish Foreign Minister called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi during which the visiting minister also offered his country's expertise in building highways and smart cities.
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  • Hotel shook like a leaf in the wind: Nepal quake survivor from Latur
    For a 43-year-old doctor from Maharashtra, the sight of a shaking hotel in Kathmandu where he stayed when the killer quake stuck Nepal, brought back memories of the massive quake in his native place in 1993, which had claimed around 8,000 lives.
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  • Govt soft on separatists in Kashmir: Opposition
    Opposition on Monday accused the government in Lok Sabha of adopting "soft" stance against separatists in Kashmir and failing to check attacks on churches as well as Left wing extremism.
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  • Experts warn of heavy causalities even in moderate tremors
    As Nepal reels under devastating earthquake, experts on Monday warned that Indian cities like Delhi could suffer heavy casualties even in case of moderate tremors while pointing out the lapses in the building regulations of the country.
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  • Naval ship leaves on 8 months long voyage to Europe
    Indian Navy's sail training ship INS Tarangini on Monday embarked on an eight-month voyage through Europe to participate in the annual tall ship races and other events organised under the aegis of Sail Training International.
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  • Lawyers` body withdraws plea on NHRC chief`s appointment in SC
    A lawyers' body on Monday withdrew from the Supreme Court its plea against any moves for appointing former Chief Justice of India P Sathasivam for the post of Chairman in National Human Rights Commission, saying its representation is being considered by the competent authority.
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  • Parl panel slams Defence Ministry for shortage of figher jet squadrons
    A parliamentary committee on Monday slammed the defence ministry over the gap between the sanctioned strength of active fighter aircraft squadrons and their actual number, saying that "even the slight edge over rival neighbouring nation" would be lost if the "complacency" remains.
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  • Congress refutes Deo`s claims, says Rahul not surrounded by coterie
    Congress on Monday said party vice president Rahul Gandhi was not surrounded by a coterie, dismissing claims of its senior leader V Kishore Chandra Deo that "oligarchs" around the leadership called the shots.
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Asian Age

  • newSix new governors to be named soon
    Fresh appoitnments by the NDA government to at least half-a-dozen gubernatorial posts is on the cards with the Union home ministry planning to soon kickstart the process and begin consultations with the Prime Minister’s Office. The move may begin soon after the Budget session of Parliament.“We have to sit and decide... May be after the Parliament session,” home minister Rajnath Singh told agency when asked about possibilities of filling up vacancies in Raj Bhavans. Presently, there are va…
    - 21 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 12:00am -
  • new‘16.9 million deaths from conditions treatable with basic surgery’
    New estimates suggest that the number of people worldwide who are unable to access basic surgery and anaesthesia is more than twice as high as previously thought. According to a recent study published in the Lancet millions of people are dying from common, easily treatable conditions like appendicitis, fractures, or obstructed labour because they do not have access to, or can’t afford, proper surgical care.The study reveals that five billion people worldwide do not have access to safe and aff…
    - 21 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 12:00am -
  • new‘Cooperate to end manual scavenging’
    Regretting the continuance of manual scavenging, PM Narendra Modi on Sunday sought cooperation of the society in the resolve to get rid of this “blot” during the 125th birth anniversary of Babasaheb Ambedkar which is being celebrated this year.Adding that engagement of poor persons in manual scavenging will not be tolerated, the PM in his monthly “Mann Ki Baat” programme said, “Does it behove us that manual scavenging is still continuing in the country? I have emphasised that we must…
    - 21 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 12:00am -
  • newCongress least interested in Bihar elections
    Bihar does not figure on the agenda of Rahul Gandhi’s “spin doctors” despite the poll-bound state being the next battle ground between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his detractors. The Congress is optimistic that its seats will increase due to the pre-poll alliance with the Janata Parivar, NCP and others. The Bihar polls may be a “do or die” battle for the BJP and the Janata Parivar for different reasons, but not for the Congress. This is because it has been a “neglected” state…
    - 21 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 12:00am -
  • newCivic polls mockery of democracy: Yechury

    Civic polls mockery of democracy: Yechury

    Sitaram Yechury Claiming that the elections to West Bengal civic bodies was a “mockery of Indian democracy” due to the Trinamul Congress-sponsored violence, CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury asked the people of the state to build a resistance against it. “The politics of terror has continued unabated in West Bengal which is making a mockery of democracy. People have faith in democracy and that is why they had turned up in large numbers. A good number of women had also come out to…
    - 21 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 12:00am -
  • newParliament: Land Bill not listed for tabling this week
    With the suicide by a farmer from Rajasthan in public glare putting the spotlight back on agrarian crisis, the BJP government seems to be very cautious about not sending a wrong message to the peasant community with delaying the tabling of controversial Land Acquisition Bill, which Opposition bills as “anti-farmer,” in Parli-ament this week. Sources told this newspaper that a final decision on whether to table the Bill, on which ordinance was re-promulgated earlier this month, during the cur…
    - 21 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 12:00am -
  • newRailways in existential crisis: Suresh Prabhu
    Railways is facing an “existential crisis” because it was systematically ignored for long by favouring the road sector, railway minister Suresh Prabhu said on Sunday.Ruling out the stock market route by making it a listed PSU like ONGC to raise funds, the minister in an interview to news agency PTI said, “Railways lost traffic to road. It is because you make investment three to four times higher in road than railways. You have systematically ignored rail-favouring-roads. Now it has become…
    - 21 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 12:00am -
  • newDismantle oligarchs in Congress, says Kishore Chandra Deo
    Amid divergent voices on the leadership issue, a senior Congress leader on Sunday dismissed it as a “non-issue” and pitched for urgently dismantling the “oligarchy” in the party to make it fighting fit.Former Union minister V. Kishore Chandra Deo said that the “oligarchs” in the party are the ring of leaders around the party president and vice-president, many of whom have developed a “vested interest.”Mr Deo told PTI that these oligarchs have been raising the question of leader…
    - 21 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 12:00am -
  • newPresident Pranab Mukherjee awards Kirti Chakra to 2 soldiers

    President Pranab Mukherjee awards Kirti Chakra to 2 soldiers

    President Pranab Mukherjee presents Shaurya Chakra to ITBP Inspector Manjeet Singh. (Photo: PTI)President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday conferred the Kirti Chakra on two Army soldiers — one of them posthumously — at a ceremony in Rashtrapati Bhavan on Sunday. The Kirti Chakra is the second-highest gallantry award in peace time. In addition, the President also conferred the Shaurya Chakra — the third-highest gallantry award in peace time — on 12 personnel, mostly from the armed forces. The…
    - 21 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 12:00am -
  • newCongress may drop ‘chintan shivir’
    The Congress has virtually dropped the idea of calling a “chintan shivir” (brainstorming session) after party vice-president Rahul Gandhi’s elevation’s becoming certain any time. While Rahul loyalists have become assertive in the party and working on plans for him after his return from nearly two months sabbatical, they are confident that the Congress stands to gain automatically from the mistakes of the Modi government at the Centre and anti incumbency factor against it in the BJP ruled…
    - 21 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 12:00am -

Google India News

  • newQuake rescue: SP leader talks about party colleague's nephews in Rajya Sabha - Zee News

    Quake rescue: SP leader talks about party colleague's nephews in Rajya Sabha - Zee News

    The New Indian ExpressQuake rescue: SP leader talks about party colleague's nephews in Rajya SabhaZee NewsNew Delhi: Amid massive efforts to save lives in quake-ravaged Nepal in adverse conditions, Samajwadi Party leader Ram Gopal Yadav on Monday raised in Rajya Sabha the issue of nephews of his party colleague Naresh Agrawal being stranded there, ...Flights operated in adverse conditions, people evacuated: GovernmentEconomic Timesall 6 news articles »
    - 43 mins ago, 27 Apr 15, 8:17pm -
  • newProbe against Chhagan Bhujbal, kin over money laundering still on - Daily News & Analysis

    Probe against Chhagan Bhujbal, kin over money laundering still on - Daily News & Analysis

    Daily News & AnalysisProbe against Chhagan Bhujbal, kin over money laundering still onDaily News & AnalysisMaharashtra Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) today informed the Bombay High Court that its open inquiry against former state PWD minister Chhagan Bhujbal and his family for alleged money laundering was still on. Advocate Ashutosh Kumbakoni, appearing ...and more »
    - 55 mins ago, 27 Apr 15, 8:05pm -
  • newQuake toll in Bihar rises to 57 - Daily News & Analysis

    Quake toll in Bihar rises to 57 - Daily News & Analysis

    Daily News & AnalysisQuake toll in Bihar rises to 57Daily News & AnalysisThe Chief Minister said considering the fact that people stranded in Nepal are returning homeland mainly through Raxual, elaborate arrangements have been put in there. Earthquake leaves Bihar house in ruins Agencies PTI. The death toll in Saturday's high ...38 cities in India fall in high risk quake zonesIndia Today5.1-magnitude earthquake strikes parts of Bihar, West Bengal bordering NepalZee NewsParliament expresses soli…
    - 55 mins ago, 27 Apr 15, 8:05pm -
  • newCongress & NCP joins hands to rule the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation - BILKUL

    Congress & NCP joins hands to rule the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation - BILKUL

    NYOOOZCongress & NCP joins hands to rule the Navi Mumbai Municipal CorporationBILKULBilkulonline.com, Mumbai, April 27: The National Conference Party (NCP) today announced a post poll tie-up with Congress in the 111-member Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation, elections to which were held recently. NCP had bagged 52 seats while ...Cong-NCP combine to hold 62 seat majority in Navi Mumbai Municipal ...Economic TimesNMMC elections: 291 candidates lose depositsI am in dna of IndiaNavi Mumbai civic pol…
    - 58 mins ago, 27 Apr 15, 8:02pm -
  • newEight Pak nationals get police custody till May 5 - Business Standard

    Eight Pak nationals get police custody till May 5 - Business Standard

    The HinduEight Pak nationals get police custody till May 5Business StandardA local court today remanded eight Pakistani nationals, apprehended in a joint operation of the Navy and the Coast Guard from a boat off Gujarat coast last week, in police custody till May 5. The boat was carrying 232 kilograms of heroin whose worth is ...Mumbai Police to probe Pakistan boat seizureTimes of IndiaDrug seizure: Cops register case against eight Pak nationalsZee Newsall 27 news articles »
    - 1 hour ago, 27 Apr 15, 7:32pm -
  • newWill not take part in NJAC till case on, CJI tells Modi - Business Standard

    Will not take part in NJAC till case on, CJI tells Modi - Business Standard

    The Indian ExpressWill not take part in NJAC till case on, CJI tells ModiBusiness StandardChief Justice of India H.L. Dattu has told Prime Minister Narendra Modi that he would not take part in the NJAC till the court's constitution bench is hearing the challenge to the validity of the NJAC Act and the supporting constitutional amendment act, the apex ...CJI writes to PM, refuses to be part of panel to select NJAC membersHindustan TimesNational Judicial Appointments Commission: two eminent perso…
    - 2 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 7:19pm -
  • newTake Action Against Digvijay, Shivraj Writes to Sonia - Odisha Samaya

    Take Action Against Digvijay, Shivraj Writes to Sonia - Odisha Samaya

    Odisha SamayaTake Action Against Digvijay, Shivraj Writes to SoniaOdisha SamayaBhopal : MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan said he has written to AICC prez Sonia Gandhi to request her to take against Digvijaya Singh for “hatching a conspiracy” to malign him and his wife Sadhna by levelling baseless allegations against them. “You are a ...Digvijaya Singh used forged proof to tarnish my image in VYAPAM scam: Shivraj ...India TodayVyapam scam: Shivraj Chouhan writes to Sonia, seeks action against D…
    - 2 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 7:14pm -
  • newYet to decide whether to pursue defamation case: Arvind Kejriwal to Delhi High ... - IBNLive

    Yet to decide whether to pursue defamation case: Arvind Kejriwal to Delhi High ... - IBNLive

    IBNLiveYet to decide whether to pursue defamation case: Arvind Kejriwal to Delhi High ...IBNLiveNew Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday told the Delhi High Court that he has not yet decided whether he will pursue his case against a trial court decision sending him to jail in a defamation case filed by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari.and more »
    - 3 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 6:10pm -
  • new40 Indians trapped at Everest Camp I, II - Business Standard
    40 Indians trapped at Everest Camp I, IIBusiness StandardAt least 40 Indian mountaineers remained trapped on Monday at Everest Camp I and II, cut off from the Base Camp following avalanches triggered by the massive earthquake two days ago, officials said. Top Indian Mountaineering Foundation (IMF) officials ...and more »
    - 5 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 4:16pm -
  • newAranmula airport project: BJP, Sangh Parivar irked at Centre - Daily News & Analysis

    Aranmula airport project: BJP, Sangh Parivar irked at Centre - Daily News & Analysis

    Daily News & AnalysisAranmula airport project: BJP, Sangh Parivar irked at CentreDaily News & AnalysisRunning a long drawn resistance movement against construction of a private airport at the heritage town in Aranmula, BJP and Sangh Parivar in Kerala are now forced to turn their ire at the Centre in the wake of the Environment Ministry's nod for an impact ...and more »
    - 6 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 3:05pm -

Yahoo! India News

  • newIndian-origin NBA player Sim Bhullar to visit India in May
    Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Sim Bhullar, who became the first Indian-origin player to play in the National Basketball Association (NBA) in the US, will visit India from May 2 to 7 to promote basketball and inspire children to stay active and healthy by playing the game. The seven-feet-five-inch-tall centre player will help train the top 140 youth from across India who participated in the Reliance Foundation Jr. NBA programme, the NBA's premier grassroots event. "I am very excited to travel to India…
    - 56 mins ago, 27 Apr 15, 8:04pm -
  • newOpen-water swimmer Bhakti Sharma calls on PM Modi
    New Delhi, Apr. 27 (ANI): Indian open-water swimmer Bhakti Sharma called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the national capital on Monday.
    - 59 mins ago, 27 Apr 15, 8:01pm -
  • newIOC president calls on PM Modi
    New Delhi, Apr. 27 (ANI): International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach called on Prime Minister Modi at the national capital.
    - 59 mins ago, 27 Apr 15, 8:01pm -
  • newSonia Gandhi writes to Nepal PM to express grief in wake of earthquake
    New Delhi, Apr. 27 (ANI): Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Monday wrote to Nepal Prime Minister Sushil Koirala, expressing her grief for the devastation caused by the massive earthquake that resulted in the death of thousands. "I am deeply grieved and shocked by the devastation caused by the massive earthquake in Nepal and the aftershocks that followed. I myself and on behalf of the members of the Indian National Congress, convey our heartfelt condolences to the people of Nepal," Sonia Gandhi…
    - 59 mins ago, 27 Apr 15, 8:01pm -
  • newPM Modi donates one month's salary for earthquake relief fund
    New Delhi, Apr. 27 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday donated one month's salary to the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund to help with relief work for those affected in the massive earthquake that hit Nepal and northern India. "PM has donated one month's salary to the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund, for assistance to those affected by the recent earthquake," it posted.
    - 59 mins ago, 27 Apr 15, 8:01pm -
  • newOptimisation of net neutrality needed for citizens' welfare: Assocham
    New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Stressing the importance of net neutrality in India, industry chamber Assocham on Monday said it has to be optimised for the maximum welfare of the citizens. "India urgently needs net neutrality but one that is optimised for the maximum welfare of its citizens keeping in mind our own constraints and state of digital development," Assocham said in a statement. The submissions made by Assocham said: "It would be retrograde for India's economic development and harmful to…
    - 60 mins ago, 27 Apr 15, 8:00pm -
  • newHeavy fighting as Taliban attack northern Afghan city

    Heavy fighting as Taliban attack northern Afghan city

    By Mirwais Harooni and Kay Johnson KABUL (Reuters) - Heavy fighting between Afghan security forces and Taliban insurgents that killed more than 30 combatants threatened a major northern city on Monday, officials said. The battle on the outskirts of Kunduz, part of an intensifying wave of attacks after the departure of most foreign troops, led President Ashraf Ghani to delay his departure on a state visit to India by several hours. Officials said hundreds of Taliban militants had attacked police…
    - 1 hour ago, 27 Apr 15, 7:56pm -
  • newUnited India Insurance fined Rs.60 lakh
    Chennai, April 27 (IANS) The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has fined government-owned United India Insurance Company Ltd Rs.60 lakh for violation of regulations, it was announced on Monday.
    - 1 hour ago, 27 Apr 15, 7:48pm -
  • newPortugal's Sonae bets on India for sporting retail growth
    Portugal's largest retailer Sonae hopes to make India a key growth driver for its Sport Zone outlets, adding a fast-growing emerging economy to mature markets in Europe, a board member said on Monday. Last week, Sonae opened its first Sport Zone outside Portugal and Spain in India, in partnership with Trent, a subsidiary of the Tata Group. Sonae also operates Continente hypermarkets and Worten consumer electronics stores as well as other brands. "After a period of learning and adapting to the fo…
    - 1 hour ago, 27 Apr 15, 7:42pm -
  • newU.S.'s Kerry, Iran's Zarif to meet at UN anti-nuclear arms conference

    U.S.'s Kerry, Iran's Zarif to meet at UN anti-nuclear arms conference

    By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will meet U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry at the opening of a UN conference on the global anti-nuclear weapons treaty on Monday, as they try to make progress in talks on a long-term atomic deal. Iran's top diplomat will be the first state party to the 1970 nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) to address its 190 signatories at the United Nations headquarters in New York on behalf of 118 non-aligned…
    - 1 hour ago, 27 Apr 15, 7:41pm -
  • newInterview with Asian Billiards champion Dhruv Sitwala: “India is one of the best in cue sports right now”

    Interview with Asian Billiards champion Dhruv Sitwala: “India is one of the best in cue sports right now”

    Sportskeeda caught up with Sitwala to discuss his Asian Championship victory, the Indian cue sports scenario and the importance of never giving up.
    - 2 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 7:08pm -
  • newShruti Hassan to endorse electronic products brand Lloyd
    New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Actress Shruti Hassan has signed up to endorse consumer durable brand Lloyd in India. The 29-year-old will endorse air conditioners, LED TVs, washing machines, refrigerators and small home appliances for Lloyd in India through promotion, advertising and marketing. "It is an honour and privilege to be associated with Lloyd which has state-of-the-art innovative and technologically advanced products which are exceptionally stylish in their design. I look forward to an ama…
    - 2 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 6:58pm -
  • newNew quake felt in northeast India, strength 5.1 - USGS
    Tremors shook northeast India on Monday, three days after a severe earthquake caused devastation in neighbouring Nepal, sending residents rushing out of their homes fearing for their safety. The U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake was centred in the Indian state of West Bengal and had a magnitude of 5.1, less severe than Saturday's 7.9 quake in Nepal that has been followed by dozens of aftershocks.
    - 2 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 6:39pm -
  • newUnited Spirits moves to oust chairman Vijay Mallya after audit

    United Spirits moves to oust chairman Vijay Mallya after audit

    By Sumeet Chatterjee MUMBAI (Reuters) - The board of United Spirits Ltd, majority-owned by Britain's Diageo Plc, has begun a procedure to remove its chairman and former owner Vijay Mallya due to alleged financial irregularities in the company. Mallya has denied the allegations and said in a statement to Reuters on Monday he would not resign as chairman. The development is the latest to hit Diageo, which has faced a legal battle and a failed tender offer since it paid a high price in 2012 for Uni…
    - 2 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 6:38pm -
  • newFresh tremors in Bihar, West Bengal
    New Delhi, Apr. 27 (ANI): Two days after a massive earthquake shook Nepal and Northern India, Bihar and West Bengal witnessed fresh tremors at around 6.20 pm on Monday.
    - 2 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 6:37pm -
  • newAnurag Thakur hits back at Srinivasan on bookie issue
    Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Anurag Thakur blasted International Cricket Council (ICC) chairman N. Srinivasan on Monday through a public letter and "requested" him to issue "a list of suspected bookies". He also said that Srinivasan should share the list with his own family members "whose involvement in betting has been proved". Thakur attacked Srinivasan a day after the ICC issued an advisory to Thakur to avoid meeting suspected bookies.
    - 2 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 6:36pm -
  • newQuake-hit Nepal seeks more support from foreign countries
    Kathmandu, April 27 (IANS) Nepal has called on foreign countries, including neighbouring India and China, to provide more support as tens of thousands of people are in dire need of relief and support following a massive 7.9-magnitude earthquake on Saturday followed by strong aftershocks. During a meeting with over two dozen Kathmandu-based ambassadors and diplomats on Monday, Nepal's Foreign Minister Mahendra Bahadur Pandey sought more support, and medical and rescue teams from their respective…
    - 2 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 6:32pm -
  • newSlow clean-up, aid stirs anger in quake-hit Nepal

    Slow clean-up, aid stirs anger in quake-hit Nepal

    By Gopal Sharma and Ross Adkin KATHMANDU (Reuters) - As Nepalis prepared to spend a third night in the open after Saturday's earthquake, anger began to emerge at the slow pace of recovery, with government officials in disarray and aid workers struggling to move supplies out of Kathmandu's overrun airport. While aid has begun arriving in the capital, including consignments of food, medical supplies, tents and sniffer dogs, the authorities are struggling to get relief out to devastated areas, over…
    - 2 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 6:31pm -
  • new41,000 units sold on Akshaya Tritiya: Honda Motorcycles
    Chennai, April 27 (IANS) Two wheeler-maker Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India on Monday said it sold over 41,000 units on Akshaya Tritiya day celebrated on April 21. In a statement, Honda Motorcycle said customer demand was bullish for two wheelers and its retail sales breached the 41,000 units mark on April 21. The sales growth on this year's Akshaya Tritiya day was almost 50 percent over last year's numbers. "The 50 percent increase in sales during Akshaya Tritiya is a significant jump, and even…
    - 3 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 6:26pm -
  • newNepal scrambles to organise quake relief, many flee capital

    Nepal scrambles to organise quake relief, many flee capital

    By Gopal Sharma, Rupam Jain Nair and Ross Adkin KATHMANDU, Nepal (Reuters) - Nepalese officials scrambled on Monday to get aid from the main airport to people left homeless and hungry by a devastating earthquake two days earlier, while thousands tired of waiting fled the capital Kathmandu for the surrounding plains. By afternoon, the death toll from Saturday's 7.9 magnitude earthquake had climbed to more than 3,700, and reports trickling in from remote areas suggested it would rise significantly…
    - 3 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 6:23pm -
  • newCBDT to settle foreign funds' claims within a month
    New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Income Tax department has directed its officers that cases of foreign institutional investors (FIIs) seeking tax exmption under the Double Taxation Avoidance Agreements (DTAAs) with other countries must be decided within a month of claim filing. "It has been decided that in all cases of foreign institutional investors seeking treaty benefits under the provisions of respective DTAAs, decision may be taken on such claims within one month from the date such claim is f…
    - 3 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 6:22pm -
  • newNepal urgently needs tents, dry food, medicines
    Kathmandu, April 27 (IANS) The Nepal government urgently needs tents, dry food, mattresses, medicines and other basic essentials to distribute to its people who are in dire need of relief and support after Saturday's major earthquake and Sunday's aftershocks, a senior official said here on Monday. At a press conference in capital Kathmandu, Nepal Chief Secretary Leela Mani Paudyal said the government has requested India, China and other foreign countries to provide more assistance to Nepal, Xinh…
    - 3 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 6:20pm -
  • newMaruti Suzuki logs 33 percent profit growth
    New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Passenger car major Maruti Suzuki India Ltd on Monday said it had closed the last fiscal with 33.4 percent increase in profit and 14 percent growth in net sales. In a statement issued here, the company said it had posted a net profit of Rs.3,711 crore, a gain of 33.4 percent compared to 2013-14.
    - 3 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 6:10pm -
  • newModern day slavery too often goes unpunished in India, says report

    Modern day slavery too often goes unpunished in India, says report

    By Nita Bhalla NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A shortage of specialised legal care and protection means that victims of trafficking and bonded labour in India fail to get justice and perpetrators continue to buy and sell people with impunity, a report said on Monday. The study by the Freedom Fund and Thomson Reuters Foundation said charities on the frontline of anti-trafficking efforts were unable to support victims to pursue their cases in court as they were chronically under funded a…
    - 3 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 6:08pm -
  • newSim Bhullar, first NBA player of Indian descent to visit India

    Sim Bhullar, first NBA player of Indian descent to visit India

    Sim Bhullar, who on April 7 became the first player of Indian descent to play in the NBA, will visit India May 2-7 to promote the growth of basketball and inspire children to stay active and healthy by playing the game.
    - 3 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 6:07pm -
  • newSensex, Nifty close at three-and-half-month low
    Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities, the sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange, closed 260.95 points, or 0.95 percent, down on Monday, to its lowest level in more than three-and-half months. "While no rate hike is expected from the Fed, the market will be cautious the policy statement.
    - 3 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 6:04pm -
  • newHrithik Roshan supports global aid for quake-hit Nepal
    Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Hrithik Roshan has appreciated the efforts of various countries like US, India and China to help Nepal cope with the devastation caused by the earthquake. The 41-year-old has urged people to help restore normalcy in Nepal in every way possible. US, Pakistan, China, Australia, India n many more hv not wasted a moment 2 aid n help Nepal. The toll after Saturday's 7.9-magnitude earthquake in Nepal has climbed to 3,351 and 6,833 people have been injured, a…
    - 3 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 6:02pm -
  • newAIFF suspends three footballers for misconduct
    New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) suspended three footballers for misconduct on Monday.
    - 3 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 5:58pm -
  • newTwo Bangladeshis return after 14 years in Indian prison
    Dhaka, April 27 (IANS) Two Bangladeshis have returned after serving 14 years in prison for illegally trespassing into Indian territory, media reported on Monday.
    - 3 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 5:48pm -
  • new'Upset' Vir Das calls police intervention at show 'wrong'
    New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Actor-comedian Vir Das got "upset" when his standup comedy show here was disrupted by police after an unknown person filed a complaint against him as he attempted to spoof former president of India, APJ Abdul Kalam. Vir was performing his new sketch called "UnbelievabLISH" as part of his Unbelievable Tour at the Siri Fort Auditorium on April 25, when he was interrupted midway by a man who asked him to stop talking about Kalam. In one bit, I tell a story about how I per…
    - 3 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 5:46pm -
  • newZebronics launches LED TVs
    Chennai, April 27 (IANS) Computer peripherals distributor Zebronics India Monday said it has expanded its consumer electronics portfolio launching LED televisions.
    - 3 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 5:44pm -
  • newAnurag Thakur slams Srinivasan, calls for circulation of list of bookies
    New Delhi, Apr. 27 (ANI): Board of Control for Cricket in India secretary Anurag Thakur on Monday slammed International Cricket Council chairman N Srinivasan after the latter accused him for 'socialising' with a suspected bookie, questioning why a list of bookies was not shared with cricket bodies. "The BCCI has received intimation from the ICC ostensibly under your direction that I should keep away from one Karan Gilhotra who is a 'suspected bookie'. I have earlier been the Joint Secretary of t…
    - 3 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 5:38pm -
  • newMumbai's Dabbawalas offer prayers for Nepal earthquake victims
    Mumbai, Apr. 27 (ANI): Mumbai's Dabbawalas, who ferry cooked meals from homes to customers in offices, on Monday offered prayers for the Nepal earthquake victims. One of the Dabbawalas said that they are pained by the destruction caused due to the earthquake in Nepal. "The earthquake in Nepal has caused lot damage to life and property. Mumbai's Dabbawala's are also pained by it.
    - 3 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 5:38pm -
  • newReports: Sunil Gavaskar demands Rs 1.9 crore from BCCI for serving as IPL-7 chief

    Reports: Sunil Gavaskar demands Rs 1.9 crore from BCCI for serving as IPL-7 chief

    Sunil Gavaskar Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar has asked the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for a remuneration of Rs 1.9 crore f ...
    - 3 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 5:37pm -
  • newB-Town puts forces behind fundraising for quake-hit Nepal
    New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) At a time when Nepal is grappling with the consequences of a devastating earthquake, Indian film fraternity members like Anil Kapoor, Dia Mirza and Vir Das have urged their fans and friends to unite and donate through various sources for relief efforts. "Rang De Basanti" actor Kunal Kapoor is co-founder of the platform, which is running an online campaign dedicated to help Nepal with the tag 'JoinHandsforNepal' on micro-blogging site Twitter. Celebrities like Dia MIrza…
    - 3 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 5:32pm -
  • newKKR named Ankit Keshri as 16th member for match against Rajasthan Royals

    KKR named Ankit Keshri as 16th member for match against Rajasthan Royals

    Kolkata Knight Riders included recently deceased cricketer Ankit Keshri as the 16th member of their team in the Indian Premier League (IPL) match against the Rajasthan Royals.
    - 3 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 5:30pm -
  • newPaddler Shamini qualifies for main draw at Worlds
    Suzhou (China), April 27 (IANS) India enjoyed a profitable opening day with K. Shamini qualifying for the main draw of the women's singles at the World Table Tennis Championships here on Monday.
    - 4 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 5:28pm -
  • newISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi dead, claims Radio Iran
    Radio Iran has claimed that al-Baghdadi had sustained severe injuries following the air strikes and is said to have succumbed to them.
    - 4 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 5:21pm -
  • newSandhu defies dad to achieve Europe goal
    By Sudipto Ganguly MUMBAI (Reuters) - Like most Indian children with sporting ambitions, Gurpreet Singh Sandhu's father wanted his son to become a cricketer but the goalkeeper is glad he did not heed the paternal advice. "Actually, I started with cricket for couple of days in my childhood because my dad loves cricket and I thought it would not be bad to try," Sandhu told Reuters in an interview. India, with a population of 1.3 billion, in the past had players like Mohammad Salim, and former capt…
    - 4 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 4:50pm -
  • newECB must compromise on IPL: Former England player Lloyd
    Bengaluru, April 27 (IANS) Former England cricketer David Lloyd believes the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) needs to compromise and allow its players to participate in the Indian Premier League (IPL) to have any chance of mastering the T20 format. "Our biggest problem is that we are busy playing elsewhere while the IPL is on. The tournament is in full flow here and the England team is in the West Indies," Lloyd was quoted as saying by iplt20.com on Monday. If we can have a five-week windo…
    - 4 hours ago, 27 Apr 15, 4:42pm -

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