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Everything you need to know about Delhi High Court: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more

Now AAP demands to registration of criminal case against Sheila Dikshit

August 2, 2014 at 5:19 PM

The Aam Aadmi Party demands the dismissal of Mrs Sheila Dikshit as Kerala governor and registration of a criminal case against her and ministers of her cabinet for having looted the poor people of Delhi and having siphoned off around Rs 3,000 crore

Kabbadi League: Dabang Delhi gears up for match against Bengal Warriors

August 1, 2014 at 11:50 AM

The Pro Kabbadi League is in full swing and the competition between teams has increased in intensity.

Hockey India appoints Sukhvir Singh Grewal as Manager High Performance

July 24, 2014 at 12:12 PM

Taking forward the plan of developing hockey at grassroots level in the country, Hockey India today announced the appointment of former coach Mr. Sukhvir Singh Grewal as the Manager, High Performance (North Zone).

Sex education necessary, but without vulgarization: Dr Harsh Vardhan

June 27, 2014 at 7:01 PM

Union Health Minister Dr. Harshvardhan said that an unseemly controversy is sought to be generated in some media over the criticism of 'so-called sex education' in his personal web site

AAP demands review of decision to raise SSP dam height

June 16, 2014 at 10:27 AM

Aam Aadmi Party is appalled at the undemocratic decision regarding raise in height of the Sardar Sarovar dam, around which a three-decades old people's struggle has raised serious

Act against tainted BJP MPs, Congress urges PM

June 11, 2014 at 8:31 PM

Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) AICC secretary and former Mumbai MP Sanjay Nirupam Wednesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to fulfil his pre-poll promise of action against BJP MPs with criminal records.

SC relief for encroachers of Pachmarhi cantonment land

June 11, 2014 at 7:03 PM

New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) In a breather for 235 families, the Supreme Court Wednesday said they will not be evicted for now from the area of Pachmarhi cantonment that they have encroached upon. Pachmarhi is a hill station in Madhya Pradesh.

Jessica Lal case convict Manu Sharma seeks parole for exams

June 11, 2014 at 5:27 PM

New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to police and sought their response on the parole plea of Manu Sharma, who is serving a life term in the Jessica Lal murder case, so that he could sit for post-graduation examinations in human rights.

No respite from heat in the national capital

June 11, 2014 at 9:51 AM

New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The heat wave will continue in the national capital Wednesday. The Met forecasts the maximum temperature to hover around 44 degrees Celsius, lower than recent days when the mercury rose above 45 degrees Celsius mark.

Remove barriers that hinder student mobility: Irani to Britain

June 10, 2014 at 10:07 PM

New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) More British universities should start recognising certifications by Indian education boards while visa norms "should be more facilitative in nature", Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani told British High Commissioner James David Bevan here Tuesday.

Marines case: Italy rejects Indian jurisdiction

June 10, 2014 at 8:55 PM

Rome, June 10 (IANS) Italian Defence Minister Roberta Pinotti Tuesday reiterated the country's stand rejecting India's jurisdiction in the case of two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen two years ago.

No transfers of government employees with disabled children

June 10, 2014 at 7:27 PM

New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) A government employee who has to care for a disabled child would now be exempted from transfers.

Kejriwal attacks BJP over power crisis, government formation

June 10, 2014 at 5:11 PM

New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal Tuesday called the BJP "irresponsible" for neither being able to handle the ongoing power crisis nor allowing government formation in the national capital.

Envoys of five countries present credentials

June 10, 2014 at 3:51 PM

New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Envoys of Macedonia, New Zealand, Costa Rica, Bulgaria and Kyrgyz Republic Tuesday presented their credentials to President Pranab Mukherjee here, said a statement.

Fashion is style that is easily available to all: Esha

June 10, 2014 at 1:51 PM

New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) For model-actress Esha Gupta, fashion means style that is easily accessible.

Turkey-Iran ties improved since Rouhani took office

June 10, 2014 at 12:47 PM

Ankara, June 10 (IANS) Since Hassan Rouhani became the president, bilateral ties between Iran and Turkey have improved, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said after the two nations endorsed 10 deals in several sectors, including banking, transportation, tourism and energy.

Monsoon likely to reach Delhi by June 29

June 9, 2014 at 9:43 PM

New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The monsoon is expected to reach Delhi by June 29, an India Meteorological Department (IMD) official said Monday.

GST can significantly improve economic growth: Jaitley

June 9, 2014 at 6:55 PM

New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Monday urged the state governments to support the Goods and Services Tax (GST) saying it can significantly improve economic growth.

India to build cultural centre in Sri Lanka

June 9, 2014 at 6:23 PM

New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) India Monday signed an MoU with Sri Lanka for building a cultural centre in Jaffna, in northern Sri Lanka, according to ministry of external affairs statement.

Monsoon expected to reach Delhi by June 29

June 9, 2014 at 6:23 PM

New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The monsoon is expected to reach Delhi by June 29, an official from the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said Monday.

SC orders UP Police to protect inter-religion couple

June 9, 2014 at 6:07 PM

New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday directed Uttar Pradesh Police to provide protection to a young couple belonging to different religions and who married in Delhi recently.

Suryadatta Institute's Participation in 51 st Africa Day

June 9, 2014 at 3:30 PM

Prof.Shantilal Hajeri HOD, Suryadatta Institute attended the '51st Africa Day', organized on at MVM Banquet Hall, Nariman Point, Mumbai by Indo African Chamber of commerce and Industries (IACCI).

India has right to reprocess spent n-fuel, says Russia

June 9, 2014 at 3:27 PM

Moscow, June 9 (IANS) India has the right to reprocess the spent nuclear fuel (SNF) from the Russian built Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) by a supplementary agreement with Russia, which relieved the builders from the responsibility to take over the discharged SNF as originally envisaged.

Wi-fi zones in critical public areas: President

June 9, 2014 at 12:32 PM

New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Monday said the government will work for digitisation of government records and will establish wi-fi zones in critical public areas.

`Give technical education to minorities, modernise madrassas'

June 9, 2014 at 12:10 PM

New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee said Monday the government would provide technical education to minorities and launch a modernisation programme for madrassas.

Sport pastel to beat the heat

June 8, 2014 at 8:18 PM

New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Donning a pastel coloured outfit is a refreshing and ideal way to beat the heat when it gets unbearably hot.

Ganguly joins Mudgal IPL probe committee

June 8, 2014 at 6:34 PM

Mumbai, June 8 (IANS) The Justice Mudgal IPL Probe Committee met here Sunday and named former India captain Sourav Ganguly as the former cricketer to assist the committee in its investigation into the betting and spot-fixing scandal in last year's Indian Premier League.

Two Turkish clubs banned from Europa League

June 8, 2014 at 12:50 PM

Ankara, June 8 (IANS) UEFA has banned Turkish clubs Sivasspor and Eskisehirspor from next season's Europa League for involving in a domestic match-fixing scandal.

Eco-friendly bags to check usage of plastic

June 7, 2014 at 8:26 PM

New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) An NGO here Saturday launched a campaign to distribute eco-friendly bags to reduce the usage of plastic in daily life.

Make Father's Day special with personalised gifts

June 7, 2014 at 3:54 PM

New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Be it a pen, laptop skin, pen drive or wallet - stamp a gift with a personal message or photograph on the occasion of Father's Day which falls June 15 this year.

Iranian president to visit Turkey to improve strained ties

June 7, 2014 at 2:58 PM

Ankara, June 7 (IANS) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is expected to pay his first visit to Turkey Monday in a bid to improve bilateral ties between the two countries that have been strained by the developments in Syria, media reported Saturday.

Yogendra Yadav valued colleague: Kejriwal

June 7, 2014 at 2:42 PM

New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal Saturday described Yogendra Yadav, who had said that the party has "fallen prey to personality cult", as a "valued colleague".

BJP needs to explain power cuts in Delhi: Kejriwal

June 7, 2014 at 12:58 PM

New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal Saturday sought an explanation from the BJP government over the power cuts across the national capital and asked it to take "immediate action".

New UN high commissioner for human rights nominated

June 7, 2014 at 10:26 AM

United Nations, June 7 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon nominated Prince Zeid Ra'ad Zeid Al-Hussein of Jordan as the new UN high commissioner for human rights.

Calcutta High Court bans battery-run rickshaws in two districts

June 6, 2014 at 10:58 PM

Kolkata, June 6 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Friday ordered a ban on plying of battery operated rickshaws in two districts of West Bengal.

Karnataka opposes Tamil Nadu's demand for Cauvery board

June 6, 2014 at 10:34 PM

Bangalore, June 6 (IANS) Karnataka Friday opposed Tamil Nadu's demand for setting up the Cauvery Management Board, as appeals by all riparian states against the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal award were pending in the Supreme Court.

Sale of DU offline admission forms dips

June 6, 2014 at 10:18 PM

New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The sale of Delhi University online admission forms Friday may have surpassed the previous year's record but the offline form sale continued to dip on the fifth day.

Defamation charges framed against Kejriwal

June 6, 2014 at 9:07 PM

New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) A court Friday framed charges against AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal in a defamation case filed against him by BJP leader Nitin Gadkari.

Hottest June 6 in five years, Saturday might be worse

June 6, 2014 at 8:02 PM

New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Delhi was like a blast furnace Friday with the mercury soaring to 45 degrees Celsius, five notches above the season's average, and making it the hottest June 6 in the last five years. The weekend might be worse as the temperature is forecast to touch 46 degrees.

Jayalalithaa gets relief in disproportionate assets case

June 6, 2014 at 6:43 PM

New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) In a breather for Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa, the Supreme Court Friday extended the suspension of trial in the disproportionate assets (DA) case against her till June 16.

Court summons for Smriti Irani

June 6, 2014 at 6:43 PM

New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) A court here Friday issued summons to union minister Smriti Irani in a defamation case filed against her by Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam.

Evan Rachel Wood sued for $30 mn

June 6, 2014 at 6:10 PM

Los Angeles, June 6 (IANS) Actress Evan Rachel Wood's decision against working in the movie "10 Things I Hate About Life" has landed her in a soup. She has been sued for a whopping $30 million for not doing the film, reports tmz.com.

Debunking Vodka myths

June 6, 2014 at 6:02 PM

New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) From Hollywood's preferred drink to the toast of a common man - the story of a vodka drinker spreads far and wide but there are many myths attached to it too - from being "made of potato" to considered as "tasteless" drink. It's time to debunk some Vodka myths.

Himachal HC directive on pendency of criminal cases

June 6, 2014 at 5:54 PM

Shimla, June 6 (IANS) Taking serious note of the pendency of criminal cases, the Himachal Pradesh High Court's acting Chief Justice Mansoor Ahmad Mir Friday directed the police to ensure production of complete case diary for speedy disposal of cases.

Court frames charges against Kejriwal in defamation case

June 6, 2014 at 2:34 PM

New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) A Delhi Court Friday framed charges against AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal in a defamation case filed against him by BJP leader and union minister Nitin Gadkari.

Jayalalithaa gets relief in disproportionate assets case

June 6, 2014 at 1:14 PM

New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) In a relief to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa, the Supreme Court Friday extended the suspension of trial in the disproportionate assets (DA) case against her till June 16.

Jennifer Love Hewitt sues over alleged image violation

June 6, 2014 at 3:50 AM

Los Angeles, June 6 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Love Hewitt is suing a weight loss company over allegations her image was used to promote a product without permission.

Four Bahrainis get life sentence over blast death

June 5, 2014 at 11:50 PM

Manama, June 5 (IANS) Four Bahrainis were awarded life sentence Thursday over the death of an Asian man in a 2012 blast attack, a media report here said.

Jung calls meeting over desilting

June 5, 2014 at 11:43 PM

New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Not satisfied with desilting work and removal of debris by civic agencies ahead of the monsoon season, Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung has called a meeting of officials Friday.

DU admission forms sale crosses two lakh

June 5, 2014 at 9:34 PM

New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) The sale of online and offline Delhi University admission forms crossed the two lakh mark by the fourth day of the admission process Thursday, a varsity statement said.

Delhi BJP to launch membership drive, target professionals

June 5, 2014 at 9:02 PM

New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) The BJP's Delhi unit will launch a 15-day membership drive targeting the city's professionals, especially doctors, engineers along with youngsters and women, a statement said.

Court directs CBI probe into another Bengal company

June 5, 2014 at 5:58 PM

Kolkata, June 5 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Thursday directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to probe the functioning of Mangalam Agro Products Ltd (MAPL) following allegations that it was unauthorisedly raising money from the public.

Musicians to strum vivid notes at Delhi music festival

June 5, 2014 at 5:50 PM

New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Songs about personal milestones and obstacles, compositions of chaotic life and concrete jungles - a musical gig June 13 will introduce new voices and fresh notes to the capital's music aficionados.

Libya court terms PM's election illegal

June 5, 2014 at 3:43 PM

Tripoli, June 5 (IANS) Libya's Supreme Court Thursday ruled that the election of new Prime Minister Ahmed Maitiq was illegal, according to court officials.

Notice to UPSC, Delhi on plea of five teachers

June 4, 2014 at 7:46 PM

New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the UPSC, Delhi government and its education department on a plea filed by five teachers against UPSC's decision to not consider them for appointment as principals in city government schools.

Hot Wednesday in Delhi, mercury to rise further Thursday

June 4, 2014 at 7:38 PM

New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Delhi witnessed a hot, sunny Wednesday as the maximum temperature settled three notches above the season's average at 43.4 degrees Celsius. The mercury is expected to rise further Thursday.

Kejriwal granted bail in defamation case, furnishes bond

June 4, 2014 at 7:06 PM

New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) A court here Wednesday granted bail to former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and two other AAP leaders - after the three furnished personal bonds - in a criminal defamation case filed against them by an advocate.

57 traffic points in Delhi get auditory devices

June 4, 2014 at 3:55 PM

New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Delhi's traffic department has installed auditory devices at 57 traffic signals for the safety of blind people, the high court here was told.

UP chief secretary's appointment challenged in court

June 4, 2014 at 11:22 AM

Lucknow, June 4 (IANS) The appointment of senior Indian Administrative Service officer Alok Ranjan as the chief secretary of Uttar Pradesh has been challenged in the Allahabad High Court.

Non-subsidised cooking gas rate cut by over Rs.23 a cylinder

June 3, 2014 at 12:00 AM

New Delhi June 2 (IANS) With a lowering of international crude oil prices and strengthening of the rupee, oil marketing companies (OMCs) Monday cut the price of non-subsidised cooking gas, which customers buy after using up their quota of 12 subsidised cylinders, by Rs. 23.50 per cylinder.

No discrimination between similarly placed kids in nursery admission: SC

June 2, 2014 at 11:28 PM

New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday said that there could be no discrimination between similarly placed children seeking admission in nursery section as it issued notice to Delhi's education department on a parent's plea.

SC suspends Yakub Memon's execution, issues notice on review plea

June 2, 2014 at 9:20 PM

New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday suspended execution of the death sentence of 1993 Mumbai bomb blast case convict Yakub Abdul Razak Memon as it issued notice to the central government on his petition challenging the apex court's rules guiding the review of capital punishment order.

On day 1, DU form sale dips by over 15,000

June 2, 2014 at 8:24 PM

New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) On day one of registration to Delhi University's four-year undergraduate programme, the sale of online and offline forms fell by 15,440 compared to last year.

SIT on black money decides on roadmap after first meeting

June 2, 2014 at 8:24 PM

New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The Special Investigation Team formed by the government to probe black money stashed abroad met for the first time Monday and decided on a roadmap to proceed further as mandated by the Supreme Court.

Club licensing appeals committee to meet at Football House

June 2, 2014 at 7:20 PM

New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The appeals of four football clubs -- Mohammedan Sporting, United SC, Churchill Brothers and Rangdajied United -- against their disbandment will come up for consideration when the All India Football Federation (AIFF) club licensing appeals committee meets at the Football House here Tuesday.

Warm Monday in Delhi, Tuesday to be warmer

June 2, 2014 at 6:56 PM

New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Delhi experienced a warm Monday with the maximum temperature recorded at 39.9 degrees Celsius, one notch below the season's average. The Met office has forecast a warmer Tuesday.

Pan-Am discrimination: Court asks centre to look into case

June 2, 2014 at 6:16 PM

Chandigarh, June 2 (IANS) The Punjab and Haryana High Court Monday asked the central government to take up the issue of discrimination by the US government against Indian victims of 1986 Pan-Am flight 73 hijack case.

SC suspends Yakub Memon's execution, issues notice on review plea

June 2, 2014 at 6:00 PM

New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday suspended execution of the death sentence of 1993 Mumbai bomb blast death row convict Yakub Abdul Razak Memon as it issued notice to the central government on his petition challenging the apex court's rules guiding the review of capital punishment order.

Yakub Memon challeges SC rules on review petition

June 2, 2014 at 11:44 AM

New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the centre on a petition by 1993 Mumbai bomb blast accused Yakub Abdul Razak Memon challenging the apex court's rules guiding its review of a death sentence.

Mirza-Black enter French Open quarters

June 1, 2014 at 7:00 PM

Paris, June 1 (IANS) Leading Indian tennis player Sania Mirza proceeded to the women's doubles quarterfinals along with Zimbabwean partner Cara Black at the French Open here Sunday.

Sultry Sunday in Delhi, rain likely Monday

June 1, 2014 at 6:59 PM

New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) An overcast morning that saw light drizzle in some parts of the capital gave way to a sunny, sultry Sunday in Delhi. Light rain is expected Monday, the Met office said.

Dust storm, rain likely in Delhi

June 1, 2014 at 10:43 AM

New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) It was a cloudy and windy Sunday morning in Delhi with the minimum temperature recorded two notches below the season's average at 25.6 degrees Celsius. The Met office has forecast dust storms and rain in some areas.

Warm Saturday in Delhi, Sunday could see storm again

May 31, 2014 at 8:11 PM

New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Delhi witnessed a warm Saturday with the maximum temperature recorded at 41.6 degree Celsius, a notch above the season's average. The Met department has forecast a cloudy Sunday, likely rain and a storm.

MoEF will ensure mining resumes in Goa: Javadekar

May 31, 2014 at 6:19 PM

Panaji, May 31 (IANS) Union Environment and Forests Minister Prakash Javadekar Saturday said his ministry would work towards speedy resumption of mining in Goa.

Tytler appears in court in defamation case

May 31, 2014 at 5:55 PM

New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Congress leader Jagdish Tytler Saturday appeared in a court here in connection with a defamation case filed against him by senior advocate H.S. Phoolka, who is appearing for victims in a case of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

Jet-propelled car to fly at 880 km per hour!

May 31, 2014 at 2:19 PM

New York, May 31 (IANS) Fasten your seat belts. A jet car that flies at 880 km per hour is being conceptualised that would fly you from New Delhi to Mumbai in less than two hours - and it may use a highway as a runway to take off!

HC upholds jail term of ex-lance naik for spying

May 31, 2014 at 2:19 PM

New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has dismissed an ex-serviceman's appeal against a trial court order sentencing him to five years' rigorous imprisonment for passing secret documents to a Pakistani embassy official in 2007.

After bitter campaign, Himachal CM reaches out to Jaitley (News Analysis)

May 31, 2014 at 12:27 PM

Shimla, May 31 (IANS) A change of guard at the centre has compelled Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh to sing a different tune.

Wanted snatcher in Delhi held

May 30, 2014 at 10:35 PM

New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) One of Delhi's most wanted chain snatchers, for whose capture the authorities had announced a Rs.1 lakh prize, has been arrested along with his associate, police said Friday.

SC notice to Delhi LG on four parents' plea on nursery admissions

May 30, 2014 at 6:19 PM

New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to Delhi lt. governor and the education department on a petition by four parents seeking admission of their wards in nursery class under inter-state category on the basis of the court's verdict that admission criteria could not be altered after the process has started.

German found dead in Delhi hotel

May 30, 2014 at 4:51 PM

New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) A German man who came to India on a business visit was found dead in his hotel room here Friday, police said.

Former Ecuadorian president sentenced to 12 years jail

May 30, 2014 at 9:47 AM

Quito, May 30 (IANS) Ecuador's National Court of Justice sentenced former president Jamil Mahuad to 12 years in jail for embezzlement, media reported Friday.

Stakeholders propose expert panel on Krishna-Godavari gas

May 29, 2014 at 10:35 PM

New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) An expert panel has been agreed by the state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) and Reliance Industries to ascertain if the private firm pumped more gas than entitled.

Court calls Tihar Jail superintendent on Bhatkal plea

May 29, 2014 at 9:23 PM

New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) A court here Thursday asked Tihar Jail superintendent to appear before it June 7 while hearing a plea moved by Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal complaining about insufficient facilities provided to him and his co-accused in the prison.

Delhi sees hottest day, Friday to see 45 degrees

May 29, 2014 at 8:51 PM

New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Delhi sizzled Thursday with the maximum temperature recorded three notches above average at 43.7 degrees Celsius, making it the season's hottest day so far. Worse is in store as the met department has forecast 45 degrees for Friday.

Court issues summon to Kingfisher Airlines for pilot's salary

May 29, 2014 at 8:11 PM

New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has issued summons to defunct Kingfisher Airlines on the plea of a serving pilot seeking recovery of more than Rs.52 lakh, her outstanding salary for 21 months, from the grounded airline.

Israeli envoy meets HRD minister Irani

May 29, 2014 at 7:47 PM

New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Israeli Ambassador Alon Ushpiz Thursday met Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani to discuss ways to "strengthen educational relations" between the two countries.

Hockey India downgrades Hockey Kerala

May 29, 2014 at 7:39 PM

New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) has relegated Hockey Kerala to an associate member for irregularities in its functioning.

CCTV cameras for children's shelter homes

May 29, 2014 at 7:23 PM

New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) The government has decided to install CCTV cameras in all shelter homes for children in the country following reports of sexual abuse of minors at such a place in Maharashtra.

Another British cosmetic brand enters India

May 29, 2014 at 7:15 PM

New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Make-up Revolution London is now available in India. Their products like eye shadow palettes, mascara and lipstick can be bought online by the consumers in the country.

Non-smoker Ayushmann has hard time on 'Dam...' sets

May 29, 2014 at 7:15 PM

New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Actor Ayushmann Khurrana, a non-smoker off-screen, had a hard time learning how to smoke for his upcoming film "Dam Laga Ke Haisha".

Delhi HC dismisses plea on milk adulteration, price hike

May 29, 2014 at 6:51 PM

New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday dismissed a plea seeking direction to the city government to take immediate steps to prevent supply of synthetic milk in the city and to not hike the price of milk further.

R. Balki's next titled 'Shamitabh'

May 29, 2014 at 6:03 PM

New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Director R. Balakrishnan, fondly called Balki, has been busy filming his new project starring Amitabh Bachchan, but it is only now that he has revealed the title of the film - "Shamitabh". Interestingly, it sounds similar to the Bollywood megastar's name.

Vacate houses early, Naidu urges former ministers

May 29, 2014 at 4:11 PM

New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu Thursday urged former ministers of the UPA government to vacate government houses allotted to them early so that the new incumbents could settle in.

High BP medicines may increase vision loss risk

May 29, 2014 at 2:43 PM

New York, May 29 (IANS) Certain blood pressure lowering medications may have dangerous side effects as researchers have found a link between taking vasodilators and developing early-stage age-related macular degeneration (AMD) that could lead to vision loss and blindness.

Javadekar takes over as environment minister

May 29, 2014 at 2:35 PM

New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Prakash Javadekar Thursday took charge as the minister of environment, forest and climate change and said an online submission system for time-bound clearance of applications and greater transparency has been launched.

Judge me by my work: Smriti Irani

May 29, 2014 at 11:23 AM

New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Two days after a controversy erupted over her educational qualifications, Human Rresource Development Minister Smriti Irani said Thursday that "extraneous circumstances" were created by the opposition to divert her and requested the people to judge her on the basis of her work.

Notice to government, EC on plea on poll expense ceiling

May 28, 2014 at 11:07 PM

New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central government and the Election Commission, seeking their response on a petition regarding regulation and monitoring of the election expenditure of political parties.

Court notice to government on food security act

May 28, 2014 at 10:35 PM

New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central government on a plea seeking to modification in the rules in the National Food Security Act that requires an applicant to furnish Aadhaar card or enrolment ID for issue of card for the scheme.

'Only British courts can hear London gas arbitration award'

May 28, 2014 at 9:23 PM

New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday ruled that only British courts can hear a petition that challenges the decision of a London arbitration tribunal on Panna-Mukta and Tapti gas fields' contract between Reliance Industries and the Indian government.