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  • newFormer French Naval officer may be behind Scorpene data leak: report

    Former French Naval officer may be behind Scorpene data leak: report

    Six Scorpene submarines are being built in collaboration with French naval contractor DCNS at a cost of USD 3.5 billion.French authorities were trying to assess the extent, nature and sensitivity of information that may have been leaked.New Delhi/ Bengaluru: A former French naval officer working as a sub-contractor for the firm DCNS might be behind the leak of data which were written in France in 2011, according to a report in The Australian.The data may have then been taken to a company in…
    - 12 hours ago, 25 Aug 16, 12:00am -
  • newRSS ideologue calls for apology from Rahul for 'RSS killed Gandhi' remark

    RSS ideologue calls for apology from Rahul for 'RSS killed Gandhi' remark

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi (Photo: PTI)Rahul’s counsel told the Supreme Court on Wednesday that he had never blamed the RSS as an institution for killing Mahatma Gandhi.New Delhi: RSS ideologue MG Vaidya on Thursday said Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi must come clean on in what sense were those who killed Mahatma Gandhi associated with the Hindu nationalist organisation, and what was their position and credentials.This, after Rahul’s counsel told the Supreme Court on Wed…
    - 12 hours ago, 25 Aug 16, 12:00am -
  • newJNU student who raped woman in hostel surrenders before police

    JNU student who raped woman in hostel surrenders before police

    the victim, who has alleged that she was raped by Ratan, an AISA activist, recorded her statement before a magistrate. Ratan will be sent for medical examination and put under formal arrest, police said.New Delhi: JNU PhD scholar Anmol Ratan, accused of raping a 28-year-old fellow student, on Wednesday night surrendered before the police, hours after the victim recorded her statement before a magistrate."Anmol Ratan has surrendered at Vasant Kunj (north) police station," Additional DCP (sout…
    - 12 hours ago, 25 Aug 16, 12:00am -
  • newBJP protest brings Lucknow to a halt

    BJP protest brings Lucknow to a halt

    Police baton charge BJP workers who were staging a protest in front of Vidhan Bhawan in Lucknow. -PTIBJP workers on Wednesday were lathicharged by the police and made to face water cannons for almost three hours when they attempted to gherao the Vidhan Sabha in protest against the breakdown of the law and order situation in the state.Inside the state Assembly, BJP MLAs forced adjournments and stalled the House on the same issues at the same time. State BJP chief Keshav Maurya said that the par…
    - 12 hours ago, 25 Aug 16, 12:00am -
  • new11-year-old girl dies waiting in queue at Gurgaon hospital

    11-year-old girl dies waiting in queue at Gurgaon hospital

    Dhankar said Dr Umesh Mehta, who was posted at the OPD where the incident occurred. (Representational Image)After spending about 45 minutes waiting to get a slip for admission, the girl allegedly fainted and passed away.Gurgaon/Ambala: A minor girl died allegedlywhile waiting along with her mother in a queue at civil hospital in Gurgaon, prompting Haryana government to relieve a doctor of his charge besides terminating the services of a staff member for negligence of duty.The incident occurr…
    - 12 hours ago, 25 Aug 16, 12:00am -
  • new2012 Delhi gangrape convict Vinay Sharma attempts suicide in Tihar jail

    2012 Delhi gangrape convict Vinay Sharma attempts suicide in Tihar jail

    Vinay Sharma (centre) is one of the four convicts sentenced to death in the 2012 Delhi gangrape. (Photo: AFP)Vinay Sharma tried hanging himself after consuming pills. He has been admitted to Deen Dayal Upadhyay hospital.New Delhi: Delhi gang-rape convict Vinay Sharma, one of the men sentenced to death for the rape and murder of a 23-year-old student on a bus in Delhi on December 16, 2012, allegedly attempted suicide in Tihar jail on Thursday.According to reports, Vinay Sharma tried hanging h…
    - 12 hours ago, 25 Aug 16, 12:00am -
  • newSoon, Wi-Fi may be available on Indian flights, says government

    Soon, Wi-Fi may be available on Indian flights, says government

    "There is fairly a good chance that in ten days permission will be given to operate Wi-Fi in the Indian airspace," At present, fliers are not allowed to use mobile phones and Internet when they are in the Indian airspace.New Delhi: Fliers may soon be able to use Wi-Fi facility when they are on flights in the Indian airspace, with the government on Wednesday indicating that a decision is likely in the coming days."I will be able to give you good news in 10 days," Civil Aviation Secretary RN C…
    - 12 hours ago, 25 Aug 16, 12:00am -
  • newAkhilesh Yadav asks BJP MLAs to gherao Parliament
    UP chief minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday asked BJP legislators to gherao Parliament in Delhi and also their own leaders who were holding back funds meant for development of Uttar Pradesh.“Instead of shouting slogans in the Assembly and holding protests outside the Vidhan Sabha, you all should go to Delhi and ask your leaders why they are holding back money for development. We are ready for a debate on development and even the law and order situation, but you people want to create noise a…
    - 12 hours ago, 25 Aug 16, 12:00am -
  • newJet Airways denied me job for 'lack of good personality': Smriti Irani

    Jet Airways denied me job for 'lack of good personality': Smriti Irani

    Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani (Photo: PTI)Her comments came after she presented an award to a Jet Airways official at a function organised by the Air Passengers Association of India.New Delhi: "My application for cabin crew position was rejected by Jet Airways, which felt I didn't have a good personality," Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani said on Wednesday.At her witty best, the television actress-turned-politician also said that thanks to that rejection, she got a job at McDonal…
    - 12 hours ago, 25 Aug 16, 12:00am -
  • newCabinet nod to 9 rail projects worth Rs 21,000 crore
    With an aim to de-congest the New Delhi-Chennai and Howrah-Mumbai rail sectors, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Wednesday gave its nod to nine projects of double and triple lines of the ministry of railways worth about Rs 21,000 crore.The projects will be completed in the next four years. Once completed, the projects will help the Railways to augment its capacity to carry 1.50 billion tonne of freight, besides faster movement of passenger trains.The nine projects on complet…
    - 12 hours ago, 25 Aug 16, 12:00am -

Google India News

  • newGovt Moves To Ban Commercial Surrogacy: What It Means - The Indian Express

    Govt Moves To Ban Commercial Surrogacy: What It Means - The Indian Express

    The Indian ExpressGovt Moves To Ban Commercial Surrogacy: What It MeansThe Indian ExpressThe Union Cabinet has given its nod for introduction of Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, wherein commercial surrogacy will be completely banned. Married couple having kids, unmarrried couple, single parents, live-in partners, homosexuals and foreigners ...'Draft Bill against surrogacy draconian, unreasonable'The HinduPolitical updates: Only Indian citizens allowed to have surrogate childLivemintThe Morning Wrap:…
    - 25 mins ago, 25 Aug 16, 11:26am -
  • newKejriwal skips three sittings of four-day session - Deccan Herald

    Kejriwal skips three sittings of four-day session - Deccan Herald

    Zee NewsKejriwal skips three sittings of four-day sessionDeccan HeraldThe absence of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal from the ongoing Assembly session has evoked sharp criticism from the BJP and the Congress for showing misplaced priority. Leader of Opposition Vijender Gupta of the BJP said: “Kejriwal has disowned Delhi.”AAPing the ante, one day at a timeTimes of IndiaArvind Kejriwal govt under CAG fire: When Delhi residents turned into a peeled off 'lauki'FirstpostDelhi Government Ads Promot…
    - 43 mins ago, 25 Aug 16, 11:08am -
  • newUNGA president-elect to visit India on August 29 - The Hindu

    UNGA president-elect to visit India on August 29 - The Hindu

    The HinduUNGA president-elect to visit India on August 29The HinduUnited Nations General Assembly president-elect Ambassador Peter Thomson will travel to India early next week during which he is expected to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and discuss the ambitious ...UN General Assembly President-elect to visit IndiaThe Indian Expressall 2 news articles »
    - 45 mins ago, 25 Aug 16, 11:06am -
  • newDry days in West Bengal reduced: Mamata Banerjee govt puts fiscal realities ahead of divisive politics - Firstpost

    Dry days in West Bengal reduced: Mamata Banerjee govt puts fiscal realities ahead of divisive politics - Firstpost

    FirstpostDry days in West Bengal reduced: Mamata Banerjee govt puts fiscal realities ahead of divisive politicsFirstpostIn a move that has been more celebrated than denounced in West Bengal, the Mamata Banerjee-led state government has decided to drastically decrease the number of dry days in West Bengal from 12 to 4.5. On dry days, sale of alcoholic beverages is ...West Bengal: DVC washes hands of flood situation, releases more waterThe Indian ExpressMamata government to gift saplings for ever…
    - 52 mins ago, 25 Aug 16, 10:59am -
  • newDecember 16 gangrape convict took 'heavy dose' of anti-depressants before attempting suicide - The Indian Express

    December 16 gangrape convict took 'heavy dose' of anti-depressants before attempting suicide - The Indian Express

    The Indian ExpressDecember 16 gangrape convict took 'heavy dose' of anti-depressants before attempting suicideThe Indian ExpressSources said the December 16 Delhi gangrape convict, who attempted suicide on Wednesday, was suffering from depression. By: PTI New Delhi Updated: Aug 25, 2016, 10:34. india. Rahul Gandhi twisting statement, must show generosity, apologise: RSS ...December 16 gang-rape convict tries to commit suicide – Read Nirbhaya mother's responseZee NewsNirbhaya gang-rape convict…
    - 1 hour ago, 25 Aug 16, 10:34am -
  • newRahul Gandhi twisting statement, must show generosity, apologise: RSS - The Indian Express

    Rahul Gandhi twisting statement, must show generosity, apologise: RSS - The Indian Express

    The Indian ExpressRahul Gandhi twisting statement, must show generosity, apologise: RSSThe Indian Express... twisting statement, must show generosity, apologise: RSS. "The fact is that he (Rahul Gandhi) has made a mistake, which he should accept with generosity and should apologise for that,” Vaidya added. By: ANI New Delhi Published:Aug 25, 2016, 10:31 ...Rahul Gandhi Must Come Clean, Accept Mistake And Apologize, Says RSSNDTVRahul Gandhi takes U-turn, says did not blame RSS for Mahatma Gand…
    - 1 hour ago, 25 Aug 16, 10:31am -
  • newDay 1 of Kashmir talks: Rajnath Singh welcomes all, Hurriyat says no, calls it farce of dialogue - India Today

    Day 1 of Kashmir talks: Rajnath Singh welcomes all, Hurriyat says no, calls it farce of dialogue - India Today

    India TodayDay 1 of Kashmir talks: Rajnath Singh welcomes all, Hurriyat says no, calls it farce of dialogueIndia TodaySeparatist leader Mirwaiz also raised the issue of the killing of a teenager firing by security forces in south Kashmir's Pulwama district. Naseer Ganai | Posted by Liu Chuen Chen. [email protected] Srinagar, August 25, 2016 | UPDATED 10:29 IST.Protests, killings and stone-pelting mar Rajnath Singh's 'Mission Kashmir 'Daily News & AnalysisA cold reception in seething val…
    - 1 hour ago, 25 Aug 16, 10:30am -
  • newImposter held for abusing girls on Facebook - Times of India

    Imposter held for abusing girls on Facebook - Times of India

    Times of IndiaImposter held for abusing girls on FacebookTimes of IndiaNEW DELHI: He had made a fake Facebook profile by posing as a beautiful woman and would send random friend requests to young girls and chat with them. A few days later, he would ask to meet them. On refusal, he would create a fake profile of the girl ...Delhi: Youth arrested for opening fake Facebook profile of girls & blackmailing themDaily News & AnalysisMan held for fake Facebook profilesThe Hindu(Un)friendly Facebook: Ma…
    - 3 hours ago, 25 Aug 16, 8:27am -
  • newJet Airways denied me cabin crew job for 'lack of good personality': Smriti Irani - Times of India

    Jet Airways denied me cabin crew job for 'lack of good personality': Smriti Irani - Times of India

    Times of IndiaJet Airways denied me cabin crew job for 'lack of good personality': Smriti IraniTimes of IndiaNEW DELHI: "My application for cabin crew position was rejected by Jet Airways, which felt I didn't have a good personality," Union minister Smriti Irani has said. Recommended By Colombia. At her witty best, the television actress-turned- politician ...Smriti Irani: Wanted job as cabin crew in Jet Airways, rejected for not having 'good personality'The Indian ExpressSmriti Irani reveals Je…
    - 8 hours ago, 25 Aug 16, 4:02am -
  • Labour ministry ties up with top job portals for national career service - Economic Times

    Labour ministry ties up with top job portals for national career service - Economic Times

    Economic TimesLabour ministry ties up with top job portals for national career serviceEconomic TimesNEW DELHI: Bandaru Dattatreya-led labour ministry has tied up with a dozen companies in the country for its national career service portal, barely six months after it entered into similar MOUs with Uber and Monster.com among others. The ministry on ...Government inks MoUs with firms to enhance quality of job servicesFinancial Expressall 8 news articles »
    - 1 day ago, 24 Aug 16, 3:31am -

Yahoo! India News

  • newWelspun scandal follows years of plummeting Egyptian cotton output

    Welspun scandal follows years of plummeting Egyptian cotton output

    By Luc Cohen NEW YORK (Reuters) - A scandal involving the alleged sale of falsely labeled Egyptian cotton products by an Indian textile manufacturer to U.S. big box retailers highlights a stiff reality facing the high-end fiber market: there isn't much Egyptian cotton any more. The shortage of cotton from Egypt, which commands a premium due to its superior quality, creates an incentive to blend it with other types of cotton without disclosing it or to counterfeit the label altogether, cotton tra…
    - 16 mins ago, 25 Aug 16, 11:35am -
  • newIn Azamgarh, One Coach Nurtures the Dreams of 18 Girl Wrestlers to Help India Win at the Olympics

    In Azamgarh, One Coach Nurtures the Dreams of 18 Girl Wrestlers to Help India Win at the Olympics

    A tiny village called Nibi in UP is nurturing the dreams of 18 young girls who, inspired by Sakshi Malik's bronze medal winning performance at the Rio Olympics, hope to bring laurels to India too some day. These girls are learning how to wrestle at the Lalsa Krishak Inter College, located 1.5 km from Azamgarh in Nibi. Aged 15-22, they spend a couple of hours at the arena daily, Image source: YouTube They've been coached by Awadhesh Yadav since 2010 and some of them have even gone on to win nati…
    - 25 mins ago, 25 Aug 16, 11:26am -
  • newAbstract art helps put the unfettered reality of thoughts on canvas
    New Delhi, Aug.25 (ANI-Business Wire India): Since the beginning of time, art has taken various shades. Evidently for renowned Delhi-based architect and artist Rohit Raj Mehndiratta, art is an exploration into unknown areas which allow him to express himself with unfettered freedom. Expectedly, his first solo art exhibition in the capital is titled "(Un) Fettered".
    - 34 mins ago, 25 Aug 16, 11:17am -
  • newBrett Lee's unIndian film showing in India
    New Delhi, Aug.25 (ANI): Australia's High Commissioner to India, Harinder Sidhu, recently hosted a special screening of the film "unIndian" starring Australian cricket legend Brett Lee. The film, which premiered last week, is showing in cinemas across India. Ms Sidhu said "Brett Lee is widely known to India and Indians.
    - 46 mins ago, 25 Aug 16, 11:05am -
  • newWarne blasts `bits and pieces` Australian team post recent slump
    Melbourne, Aug.25 (ANI): Legendary spinner Shane Warne has expressed his displeasure over the recent performances of Australia's Test and one-day teams, and questioned why `bits and pieces` players are being selected in the team. Warne's comments came in the wake of his country's shocking 0-3 Test series defeat at the hands of Sri Lanka. Although Australia staged a short-lived comeback by claiming a victory in the first ODI against Sri Lanka, they went on to suffer an 82-run defeat in the second…
    - 46 mins ago, 25 Aug 16, 11:05am -
  • newMyanmar earthquake kills three, damages scores of ancient temples
    By Shwe Yee Saw Myint and Wa Lone YANGON (Reuters) - A powerful earthquake shook central Myanmar on Wednesday, killing at least three people including two children, and damaging scores of centuries-old Buddhist pagodas around the ancient capital of Bagan. The 6.8 magnitude quake shook buildings across the Southeast Asian country, with tremors felt as far away as Thailand - where witnesses reported high rise towers swaying in Bangkok - Bangladesh and eastern India. The U.S. Geological Survey (USG…
    - 55 mins ago, 25 Aug 16, 10:56am -
  • newMyanmar sends police, soldiers to protect ancient temples damaged in quake

    Myanmar sends police, soldiers to protect ancient temples damaged in quake

    By Aye Win Myint and Shwe Yee Saw Myint BAGAN/YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar sent truckloads of soldiers and squadrons of police to protect and rebuild centuries-old Buddhist pagodas around the ancient capital of Bagan on Thursday, a day after at least 187 of the brick temples were damaged in a powerful earthquake. The Fire Department and authorities scrambled to assess the full extent of the damage from the 6.8 magnitude quake that shook buildings across the Southeast Asian country on Wednesday. Mo…
    - 55 mins ago, 25 Aug 16, 10:56am -
  • newTime is ripe to pressurise Pak for Balochistan's freedom: BJP
    New Delhi/Jammu, Aug. 25 (ANI): A day after Baloch Republican Party (BRP) activists showered praise on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Dera Bugti (Balochistan) holding his pictures and Indian flags, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday said it was the right time to put pressure on Pakistan to free Balochistan. BJP leader Ravinder Raina told ANI that since 1947, the Pakistani establishment and the army, including the ISI, are committing atrocities on the people of Balochistan.
    - 1 hour ago, 25 Aug 16, 10:36am -
  • newWeekend wandering in Singapore's streets
    Chennai, Aug 25 (IANS) With seat-belt buckled and waiting for the Scoot Airlines flight to take off, I involuntarily started to hum "Darling, Darling I love You" and "Joyful Singapore, Colourful Malaysia". Given that these are hit Tamil numbers shot in Singapore, you might have guessed that it was to the tiny city-state that I was headed. After landing safely at the famed Changi Airport, we -- some fellow journalists and I -- reached the Ibis Styles budget hotel, a part of the French hospitality…
    - 1 hour ago, 25 Aug 16, 10:32am -
  • newMore U.S. retailers probing Welspun India over alleged phony Egyptian cotton

    More U.S. retailers probing Welspun India over alleged phony Egyptian cotton

    By Nandita Bose and Douglas Busvine CHICAGO/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - U.S. retailer Bed Bath & Beyond on Wednesday said it ordered an external audit of textiles from Welspun India, after Target Corp last week accused the Indian manufacturer of passing off cheap sheets as premium Egyptian cotton for two years. This could compound the woes of Welspun, which supplies to several large U.S. retailers and has seen its shares plummet nearly 43 percent since Target's announcement on Friday. It also harms In…
    - 1 hour ago, 25 Aug 16, 10:31am -
  • newJohn Kerry to visit India, Bangladesh
    Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) US Secretary of State John Kerry is set to visit India and Bangladesh to hold discussions to broaden bilateral ties, according to an official statement. Kerry will travel to Dhaka on August 29 to highlight the longstanding and broad US-Bangladesh relationship, the State Department statement said on Wednesday. "Secretary Kerry will meet with government officials to discuss our growing cooperation on global issues," the statement said.
    - 2 hours ago, 25 Aug 16, 10:18am -
  • newEXCLUSIVE: Monsanto pulls new GM cotton seed from India in protest

    EXCLUSIVE: Monsanto pulls new GM cotton seed from India in protest

    By Mayank Bhardwaj NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Monsanto Co has withdrawn an application seeking approval for its next generation of genetically modified cotton seeds in India, a major escalation in a long-running dispute between New Delhi and the world's biggest seed maker. A letter sent by Monsanto's local partner in India, the conglomerate's biggest market outside the Americas, strongly objects to a government proposal that would force Monsanto to share its technology with local seed companies.
    - 2 hours ago, 25 Aug 16, 10:05am -
  • newUN General Assembly President-elect to visit India
    United Nations, Aug 25 (IANS) Sustainable development will be high on the agenda when General Assembly President-elect Peter Thomson visits India next week and meets Prime Minister Narendra Modi. "My main interest will be to discuss how the UN can assist and accelerate the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development," he said in a statement before his departure Wednesday. During the next Assembly sessionm Thomson will play a crucial role in reviving the Security Council reform…
    - 2 hours ago, 25 Aug 16, 9:28am -
  • newUS Secretary of Commerce to visit India
    Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) US Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker is slated to visit New Delhi to attend the second US-India Strategic and Commercial Dialogue and the US-India CEO Forum scheduled to be held from August 29 to 31. According to an official statement, Secretary Pritzker will co-chair the Strategic and Commercial Dialogue with US Secretary of State John Kerry, Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, and Minister of Commerce and Industry Nirmala Sitharaman.
    - 3 hours ago, 25 Aug 16, 9:02am -
  • newSurrogacy Bill must not be enforced, acts as support system for poor women:K.T.S Tulsi
    New Delhi, Aug.25 (ANI): Criticising the Centre's move to ban commercial surrogacy, senior advocate and Rajya Sabha member K.T.S Tulsi said that surrogacy is one of the biggest support systems for poor women and urged the government to introduce greater regulation to protect them. India has earned its name in the field. The government must ensure that poor women, who are hired as surrogates, must be protected, they must ensure that women get paid according to the contract, and they must also ens…
    - 4 hours ago, 25 Aug 16, 8:18am -
  • newEx-NCW member Shafiq tells Centre to keep interest of surrogate mothers in mind
    New Delhi, Aug.25 (ANI):Former National Commission for Women (NCW) member and woman activist Shamina Shafiq on Thursday welcomed the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2016, and hoped that the proposed bill would keep the interest of surrogate mothers in mind before being passed as law. If it is keeping the interest of the surrogate mothers ino mind, then I think it's a welcome move," Shafiq told ANI. Shafiq, however, raised apprehension on one of the provisions of the bill which prevents homosexuals…
    - 4 hours ago, 25 Aug 16, 8:18am -
  • newTop U.S. diplomat Kerry to visit India, Bangladesh

    Top U.S. diplomat Kerry to visit India, Bangladesh

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will visit India and Bangladesh next week to discuss closer cooperation with Dhaka on global issues and co-chair strategic and commercial talks in New Delhi, the State Department said on Wednesday. Kerry will travel to Dhaka on Aug. 29 to meet with government officials to discuss growing U.S.-Bangladesh cooperation on international issues and to talk about development, security and human rights, it said. Kerry will be in New Delhi Aug. 29-31 to co-chair the reg…
    - 4 hours ago, 25 Aug 16, 8:13am -
  • newFour killed, 190 pagodas destroyed in Myanmar earthquake
    Yangon, Aug 25 (IANS) A 6.8-magnitude powerful earthquake, which shook Myanmar on Wednesday, killed at least four people and damaged 190 ancient famous pagodas in Bagan-Nyaung Oo region and Rakhine state, official report said on Thursday. A man and a women died in Pakkoku township in Magway region when a tobacco processing factory collapsed and two young girls aged seven and 15 also lost their lives in Yenanchaung township, Xinhua quoted local Information and Public Relations Department as sayin…
    - 4 hours ago, 25 Aug 16, 8:06am -
  • newCongress Scorpene leak broadside to divert attention from Rahul defamation case, says BJP
    New Delhi, Aug. 25 (ANI): Hitting out at the Congress for coming down on the Centre over the Scorpene submarine data leaks, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday asserted that it was a ploy by the grand old party to divert attention from the 'embarrassment' caused to it by party vice president Rahul Gandhi's defamation row. Prime Minister Modi's government will never want such a thing," BJP leader Nalin Kohli told ANI here.
    - 4 hours ago, 25 Aug 16, 7:56am -
  • newPM Modi must clarify that India will not interfere in Balochistan's internal affairs: NCP
    Mumbai, Aug. 25 (ANI): The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) has cautioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi to make it clear that India will not interfere in Balochistan's internal affairs in the wake of protesting Baloch activists taking to the streets with pictures of Modi and holding up Indian flags. The NCP warned that Modi needs to issue a clarification on what it termed as a 'passing remark' made during is Independence Day address, or else, expect India's position to become more awkward as time…
    - 4 hours ago, 25 Aug 16, 7:56am -
  • newPraising Modi for raising Baloch issue increases responsibility, says defence expert
    Jammu, Aug. 25 (ANI): A defence expert has said that the praise showered on Prime Minister Narendra Modi by activists of the Baloch Republican Party (BRP) and their move to hold up his pictures and wave Indian flags in their territory, increases India's responsibility towards realising the goal of delivering freedom to the people of Balochistan. M M Khajuria told ANI that the Baloch people expect Prime Minister Modi and the Indian media to lend them a helping hand and support their cause interna…
    - 4 hours ago, 25 Aug 16, 7:54am -
  • newDefamation Case: Rahul Gandhi did not mention RSS but their ideology, says Sibal
    New Delhi, Aug. 25 (ANI): Former law minister and Congress leader Kapil Sibal has rubbished the defamation case filed against party vice president Rahul Gandhi by Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS), and clarified that the latter did not mention the organisation, but its ideology with reference to the RSS alleged role in the assassination of Father of The Nation Mahatma Gandhi. Sibal further said that assassinator Nathuram Godse's brother, Gopal Godse, had himself claimed that the killing happened…
    - 4 hours ago, 25 Aug 16, 7:54am -
  • newJNU Rape: Accused Anmol Ratan to be produced before court today
    New Delhi, Aug. 25 (ANI): PhD student Anmol Ratan, who has been accused of raping a fellow scholar at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), will be produced before a Patiala House court on Thursday, hours after surrendering before the Delhi Police. Ratan had been missing since Sunday when the complaint was filed against him. An FIR under Indian Penal Code (IPC) sections covering rape and criminal intimidation has been registered against Ratan.
    - 4 hours ago, 25 Aug 16, 7:47am -
  • new5 Indian sports personalities who love dogs

    5 Indian sports personalities who love dogs

    These Indian athletes turn to man's best friend when they need to take the pressure off themselves.
    - 7 hours ago, 25 Aug 16, 4:25am -
  • newViola Davis rues pay gap for women of colour
    Los Angeles, Aug 25 (IANS) Actress Viola Davis, who broke the colour 'barrier' with an Emmy win last year, says "women of colour in Hollywood don't even get paid even half of what Caucasian women get". "How to Get Away with Murder" fame star Davis, who became the first African-American to win the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series at the Emmys, feels the only way to get rid of the prevailing gender pay gap is to be vocal about it. "Even when Caucasian women talk about pay and how we defi…
    - 8 hours ago, 25 Aug 16, 4:16am -
  • newEast Bengal vs Mohun Bagan: 5 Kolkata derbies one can't forget

    East Bengal vs Mohun Bagan: 5 Kolkata derbies one can't forget

    Dwell into this journey to feel Kolkata's best derbies with emotion, fans' sentiment and the build-up to the games.
    - 11 hours ago, 25 Aug 16, 12:24am -
  • newIndia vs West Indies T20Is in USA: India Predicted XI

    India vs West Indies T20Is in USA: India Predicted XI

    India and the West Indies face off after their historic semi-finals in the World T20. How many changes will we see in the Indian side?
    - 12 hours ago, 24 Aug 16, 11:48pm -
  • newTop 5 current wicket-keeper batsmen in Test cricket

    Top 5 current wicket-keeper batsmen in Test cricket

    Five wicket-keepers from Test playing nations who have cemented their places in the side and have become important assets of the team.
    - 12 hours ago, 24 Aug 16, 11:23pm -
  • newBed Bath & Beyond appoints external auditor to review Welspun India's products
    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Bed Bath & Beyond Inc said on Wednesday it has appointed an independent auditor to confirm whether supplier Welspun India Ltd's bedding products are actually made of Egyptian cotton. Last week, Target Corp cut ties with the Indian textile manufacturer saying it had passed off cheap sheets as premium Egyptian cotton. (Reporting by Nandita Bose in Chicago)
    - 13 hours ago, 24 Aug 16, 10:59pm -
  • newIndia vs West Indies 2016 T20: 5 players who make West Indies hard to beat

    India vs West Indies 2016 T20: 5 players who make West Indies hard to beat

    With a new looked team, West Indies will give a tough challenge to the Men in Blue in American soil
    - 13 hours ago, 24 Aug 16, 10:57pm -
  • newWill work in close cooperation and full transparency with India: France on Scorpene leaks
    Bengaluru, Aug. 25 (ANI): Asserting that authorities in Paris are taking the Scorpene submarine data leaks very seriously, French Ambassador Alexandre Ziegler said here on Wednesday that France will work on very close cooperation and full transparency with Indian authorities to get to the bottom of the matter. What I can tell you is that the French Authorities are taking the matter very seriously and working very seriously with DCNS and we are trying to assess the extent, the nature and the sens…
    - 14 hours ago, 24 Aug 16, 10:04pm -
  • new10 best football shoes, boots and cleats in India for 2016-17

    10 best football shoes, boots and cleats in India for 2016-17

    It takes more than just basic skills to excel on the football field. Here are 10 of the best boots to help you excel.
    - 14 hours ago, 24 Aug 16, 9:50pm -
  • newDCNS assures thorough probe into Scorpene Submarine leaks
    Paris, Aug. 24 (ANI): With the leak of documents detailing the secret combat capabilities of India's Scorpene-class submarines setting off an uproar across the globe, French naval contractor DCNS, the company manufacturing the vessels, said on Wednesday the matter is being thoroughly investigated by the proper French national authorities for Defense Security. "DCNS has been made aware of articles published in the Australian press related to the leakage of sensitive data about Indian Scorpene. Th…
    - 15 hours ago, 24 Aug 16, 9:11pm -
  • new6.8 magnitude quake damages Myanmar's ancient Bagan city
    Bangkok, Aug. 24 (ANI): Initial reports of a powerful 6.8-magnitude earthquake that hit central Myanmar today suggest that ancient temples at the old city of Bagan have been severely damaged. The quake's epicentre was about 25 miles south of Bagan, which is popular with backpackers and foreign tourists. According to reports, the earthquake was so intense that it was felt in Bangkok city, which is about 620 miles (1,000km) away.
    - 15 hours ago, 24 Aug 16, 8:38pm -
  • newSource of submarine document leak 'from overseas' - defence ministry

    Source of submarine document leak 'from overseas' - defence ministry

    Defence ministry said on Wednesday that the source of secret documents detailing the capabilities of the French-designed Scorpene submarine being built for the Indian navy appeared to be "from overseas and not from India". Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said earlier the security breach appeared to have been the work of hackers. The leak, first reported in The Australian newspaper, contains more than 22,000 pages outlining the secret combat capability of six submarines that DCNS of France has…
    - 16 hours ago, 24 Aug 16, 7:36pm -
  • new'Chatan' Bhagat loses to Piers Morgan in Twitter-trolling battle
    New Delhi, Aug. 24 (ANI): There are a very few who can take on the king of trolling- Piers Morgan and walk away unscathed and just as well, Indian author Chetan Bhagat joined the list of his victims today after an epic Twitter battle that left the internet in tears. Morgan, who earlier came under fire for mocking India's grand celebrations of its lone two medals from the recently concluded Rio Olympics, came under an onslaught of attack by the Indian Twitterati, including Bhagat. It is freaking…
    - 16 hours ago, 24 Aug 16, 7:30pm -
  • newVenkaiah Naidu unveils poster of 1st BRICS Film Festival
    New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Information and Broadcasting Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday unveiled the poster of the first BRICS Film Festival to be held here. The festival, which is a part of the special events planned in run-up to the 8th BRICS Summit being held in India, will take place at Siri Fort Auditorium Complex from September 2-6. The poster was unveiled in the presence of Union Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore and Directorate of Film Fe…
    - 16 hours ago, 24 Aug 16, 7:30pm -
  • new'Kya Dilli, Kya Lahore' to showcase paintings, sculptures, fashion
    New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) 'Kya Dilli, Kya Lahore', a fashion and lifestyle exhibition celebrating the craft and cultural legacy of India and Pakistan, is set to showcase art and artefacts such as paintings and sculptures, apart from fashion, in its third edition. Huma Nassr, Pakistani fashion designer and curator of the lifestyle fiesta, told IANS here: "This season is more of association and more towards positivity that there is no difference between Delhi and Lahore. The last time, we had just…
    - 17 hours ago, 24 Aug 16, 7:14pm -
  • newAlia Bhatt to be face of Gionee
    Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) Actress Alia Bhatt has been roped in as the brand ambassador of Chinese smartphone maker Gionee. Arvind Vohra, Country CEO, Gionee India, feels "Alia is an actor filled with enthusiasm and zest, characteristics that reflects Gionee's beliefs".
    - 17 hours ago, 24 Aug 16, 7:04pm -
  • newBill Split & Pay becomes smarter with Walnut App
    Mumbai, Aug.24 (ANI-Newsvoir): Walnut, India's leading personal finance management app, today announced smart features like bill split over chat and real time P2P (Peer to Peer) money transfer to bank accounts using only debit cards - eliminating the need to remember and exchange account numbers and IFSC codes. To facilitate P2P money transfer to eligible Visa accounts, Walnut uses Visa APIs and ICICI Bank payment gateway.
    - 17 hours ago, 24 Aug 16, 7:03pm -

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