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Focus on conduct and governance:Modi tells Party's MP

June 28, 2014 at 6:31 PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today urged the first-timer Party MPs to develop a sense of mission towards their duties and select at least one subject for self-study to have deeper understanding in it

Amitabh Bachchan Sponsors Coaching and Training of 2 women Athletes

June 17, 2014 at 12:00 PM

Global cinema icon and champion of various social causes, Mr Amitabh Bachchan has often sparked laudatory initiatives towards the betterment of society, such Polio Eradication

Bad governance worse than diabetes: Modi

June 11, 2014 at 8:47 PM

New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Stating that bad governance is worse than diabetes, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday said India needs a fresh international image.

E-files, the new Modi mantra to paperless governance

June 11, 2014 at 4:07 PM

New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) No more piles of dog-eared files and clipped paper stacks littering office desks. It is the time of e-files in the new government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Instant oatmeal in breakfast manages hunger better

June 11, 2014 at 12:48 PM

New York, June 11 (IANS) Love ready-to-eat oat cereal in breakfast but do not get that feeling of "fullness"? Switch to instant oatmeal.

Eight de-mining personnel killed in eastern Afghanistan

June 10, 2014 at 10:16 PM

Kabul, June 10 (IANS) Eight Afghan de-mining pesonnel were killed in a Taliban attack in the eastern province of Logar Tuesday, the presidential palace said.

Modi-led government not easing Delhi power crisis: Congress

June 10, 2014 at 5:19 PM

New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Congress leader Arvinder Singh Lovely Tuesday took on the BJP for failing to do enough to solve Delhi's power crisis and said the Narendra Modi-led union government should take responsibility for it.

Success story of Bihar's Sudha cooperative in NCERT book

June 10, 2014 at 4:07 PM

Patna, June 10 (IANS) The success story of Bihar's Sudha milk cooperative, which markets its products under the label "Sudha Dairy", has found place in the NCERT textbooks, officials Tuesday said.

NASA delays 'flying saucer' test flight till Wednesday

June 10, 2014 at 2:55 PM

Washington, June 10 (IANS) US space agency NASA has delayed till Wednesday the maiden test flight of a saucer-shaped experimental vehicle -- named Low Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) -- in the Hawaiian island of Kauai due to inclement weather, officials said.

Centre to ensure real integration of northeast: Javadekar

June 6, 2014 at 6:34 PM

New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The central government will ensure real integration of the northeast region and engage in constant dialogue with the region, union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said Friday.

OTA cadet dies during training

June 5, 2014 at 8:22 PM

Chennai, June 5 (IANS) A 24-year-old young cadet at Officers Training Academy (OTA) collapsed and died during training Thursday, police said.

South Korea to conduct first joint drill in US

June 5, 2014 at 3:26 PM

Seoul, June 5 (IANS) The South Korean army will conduct its first joint military drill in the US for four weeks starting from next week to enhance its combined combat capability, the defence ministry said Thursday.

Centre urged for proactive agenda on environment

June 4, 2014 at 5:06 PM

New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) On the eve of World Environment Day, an environmental think tank Wednesday presented its action plan and urged the central government to initiate proactive and positive agenda for environmental change.

Johnson, Carter lift HPC to challenging total

June 3, 2014 at 11:21 AM

Bridgetown (Barbados), June 3 (IANS/CMC) Half-centuries from left-handers Leon Johnson and Jonathan Carter helped West Indies High Performance Centre (HPC) to a challenging total on the opening day of their second four-day Test match against Bangladesh A here.

Centre to intervene on UP governor's report: Kalraj

June 2, 2014 at 2:16 PM

Lucknow, June 2 (IANS) Describing the law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh as "very grave" where women were not safe even in their homes, union MSME Minister Kalraj Mishra Monday said the central government would step in if UP Governor B.L. Joshi sends a report on the situation in the state.

Badal has lot of expectations from Modi government (News Analysis)

June 2, 2014 at 1:20 PM

Chandigarh, June 2 (IANS) In the last few years, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has accused the Congress-led union government of discriminatory attitude against Punjab on practically all fronts. With the BJP-led NDA government, of which the Shiromani Akali Dal is a part, in power at the centre now, Badal will have to ensure delivery of all the demands his government used to make earlier.

Pirates free Thai tanker after stealing oil

June 2, 2014 at 12:16 PM

Kuala Lumpur, June 2 (IANS) The missing Indonesian-bound Thai tanker has been freed by pirates who stole its oil cargo, the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) said Monday.

Modi greets Telangana people, first chief minister

June 2, 2014 at 9:36 AM

New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Assuring his full support to India's 29th state, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday said Telangana was born due to years of struggle and sacrifices and congratulated its first Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhara Rao.

Diesel price hike disappoints people: Jayalalithaa

June 1, 2014 at 2:19 PM

Chennai, June 1 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Sunday said people who expected progress with the change of government at the Centre are disappointed after the 50 paise hike in diesel prices.

Thai tanker believed hijacked on way to Indonesia

June 1, 2014 at 5:24 AM

Kuala Lumpur, June 1 (IANS) A Thai tanker, initially believed to have been hijacked, is on its way to Indonesia, the International Maritime Bureau said Saturday.

Central employees may get performance based incentives

May 31, 2014 at 9:48 PM

New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The central government may implement a performance based incentives scheme for its employees, officials said here Saturday.

Soulful sitar recitals at capital music fest

May 31, 2014 at 2:51 PM

New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) An annual two-day music festival will begin here Monday to keep alive the soulful melody of the sitar.

Why most health apps don't live long

May 31, 2014 at 2:27 PM

London, May 31 (IANS) Even as people lap up mobile applications for stress management and healthy eating, making these have long-term effect has been a challenge as their appeal tends to be short-lived.

43 injured in China quake

May 30, 2014 at 10:35 PM

Beijing, May 30 (IANS) A 6.1-magnitude earthquake jolted a county in China's Yunnan province Friday, injuring 43 people and forcing the evacuation of 35,000 people.

Syria has suffered $143.8-bn economic loss due to civil war: UN

May 29, 2014 at 4:51 PM

United Nations, May 29 (IANS/WAM) Syria has suffered $143.8 billion in economic losses due to the continuing civil war in the country, according to a new UN report.

Cats do eat more in winter

May 29, 2014 at 11:47 AM

London, May 29 (IANS) Know why your kitten asks for more food as the mercury drops and chill settles in? They too, like humans, need comfort food in the winter.

Malaysia expo to promote products, services

May 27, 2014 at 6:30 PM

Bangalore, May 27 (IANS) Training its sights on India as a major export destination, Malaysia is holding a three-day international expo in this tech hub from Thursday to showcase its products and services for Indian businesses and consumers.

NASA to monitor your garden from space

May 27, 2014 at 11:01 AM

Washington, May 27 (IANS) You may find managing your garden from space a bit sci-fi but this is what NASA is planning to do to protect our earth.

Self-help group to advocate rights of people with spinal injury

May 26, 2014 at 6:25 PM

New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Advocating and facilitating the right to rehabilitation of people with spinal cord injuries, a pan-India self-help group was launched here Monday.

US curtails military ties with Thailand after coup

May 25, 2014 at 6:04 AM

Washington, May 25 (IANS) The US announced Saturday that it would curtail military ties with Thailand, including cancelling ongoing military exercises, as part of its efforts to heighten pressure on the Thai military to restore the civilian rule.

Drug screening reveals new anti-cancer compound

May 24, 2014 at 3:56 PM

London, May 24 (IANS) Using an accelerated drug screening process, researchers have discovered a previously unknown molecule that kills cancer cells.

Modi will not discriminate against anyone, says head of Muslim institution

May 23, 2014 at 6:04 PM

New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The head of a prominent Muslim institution has welcomed Narendra Modi as the next prime minister of India and feels that the BJP leader will provide better administration and government and "take everybody with him".

Technical error behind Laos plane crash

May 20, 2014 at 2:02 PM

Vientiane, May 20 (IANS) Preliminary investigations have suggested that "technical error" during landing probably caused last week's Laotian plane crash in which deputy prime minister Douangchay Phichit was killed, a security official Tuesday said.

Air-conditioned helmets to help soldiers beat the heat

May 20, 2014 at 1:30 PM

Washington, May 20 (IANS) Soldiers may soon get a breath of cool air, literally.

Have cordial relations with Centre, BJP's Babul Supriyo urges Mamata

May 18, 2014 at 7:54 PM

Kolkata, May 18 (IANS) Bollywood singer and BJP's MP-elect Babul Supriyo Sunday urged West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to maintain a cordial relationship with the central government for the sake of the people of her state.

Laos deputy PM killed in plane crash

May 17, 2014 at 5:06 PM

London, May 17 (IANS) Laos Deputy Prime Minister Douangchay Phichit, who was also the defence minister, has been confirmed killed along with 17 other senior officials Saturday when an aircraft carrying them crashed, an official said.

17 killed in Laos plane crash

May 17, 2014 at 4:34 PM

Vientiane, May 17 (IANS) At least 17 people have been confirmed killed and five injured Saturday after an aircraft carrying representatives of the Laos government crashed, an official said.

SC declines Centre's plea on revisiting order on black money

May 16, 2014 at 5:46 PM

New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court (SC) Friday declined to entertain the Centre's plea seeking recall of its order for setting up of a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the stashing away of black money in foreign banks and bringing it back to India.

Miranda, Blake plan to open B&B guest house

May 16, 2014 at 2:02 PM

Los Angeles, May 16 (IANS) Singers Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton are likely to open a new bed-and-breakfast guest house together by the end of the year.

IAF chief stresses on personnel training training

May 15, 2014 at 8:18 PM

Bangalore, May 15 (IANS) Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha Thursday emphasised the role of training air warriors for battle preparedness.

India Islamic centre condemns Boko Haram terror activities

May 15, 2014 at 7:38 PM

New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The India Islamic Cultural Centre (IICC) Thursday "strongly condemned the terror activities" of Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram which has been holding more than 200 schoolgirls hostage for over a month.

Mercedes launches SUV ML 63 AMG at Rs.1.5 crore

May 15, 2014 at 3:14 PM

New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Luxury automobile manufacturer Mercedes-Benz India Thursday launched its high-performance sports utility vehicle (SUV) ML 63 AMG priced at Rs.1.49 crore (ex-showroom, Delhi).

Uruguay will give their all, says captain Lugano

May 14, 2014 at 12:18 PM

Montevideo, May 14 (IANS) Uruguay will give their all to advance as far as possible in the 2014 Brazil World Cup, team captain Diego Lugano said, as he arrived in the capital here for group training.

First Indian cultural festival to be held in Nepal

May 13, 2014 at 9:22 AM

Kathmandu, May 13 (IANS) Nepalis will get a taste of the huge cultural diversity of their neighbours at the first Indian cultural fest here from May 17.

Genes decide if medicine will work for you or not

May 12, 2014 at 6:10 PM

London, May 12 (IANS) Ever wondered why a particular medicine is effective for certain people but not for others? That is largely decided by genes, research reveals.

NASA recreates cosmic dust in lab

May 11, 2014 at 3:24 PM

Washington, May 11 (IANS) NASA scientists have for the first time reproduced tiny particles of dust that are known to accumulate around red giant stars.

Myanmar urges Asean leaders to address climate change

May 11, 2014 at 2:36 PM

Nay Pyi Taw, May 11 (IANS) Myanmar President U Thein Sein urged Asean leaders to address the impact of climate change along with other relevant issues as the 24th summit of the group began in the country Sunday.

Rwanda plans to eliminate malaria deaths by 2018

May 7, 2014 at 6:58 AM

Kigali, May 7 (IANS) The Rwandan government Tuesday launched a $329 million plan to stop malaria deaths in the country by 2018.

Allocate more gas for Bawana plant, Delhi to Centre

May 5, 2014 at 11:06 PM

New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) The Delhi government will ask the Centre to allocate more gas to its Bawana power plant which can help it reduce power tariff in the national capital.

Obese kids must avoid fast food to stay sharp

May 4, 2014 at 1:10 PM

New York, May 4 (IANS) Is obesity of your kid weighing down his/her academic performance? Then, persuade them to eat natural, unprocessed, raw food instead of chips, sodas and fast foods, move whenever possible, and restrict media exposure, said a study.

SC refers plea challenging SIMI ban renewal to larger bench

May 2, 2014 at 8:22 PM

New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday referred to a larger bench a petition challenging the latest renewal of the ban on the Student Islamic Movement of India (SIMI).

58 arrested in Philippines for sextortion racket

May 2, 2014 at 1:50 PM

Manila, May 2 (IANS) As many as 58 people have been arrested in Philippines over involvement in a global sextortion network, the local police and the Interpol said Friday.

Josh Hartnett saw danger in superhero roles

April 30, 2014 at 1:27 PM

Los Angeles, April 30 (IANS) Actor Josh Hartnett says that he turned down chances to play "Spider-Man", "Batman" and "Superman".

Storms leave 35 dead in US, thousands without power

April 30, 2014 at 10:06 AM

Washington, April 30 (IANS) As severe storms swept across South and Central America, at least 35 people were left dead and tens of thousands remained without power even as forecasters downgraded the threat to the eastern half of US.

Killer tornadoes in US leave 20 dead

April 29, 2014 at 10:30 AM

Washington, April 29 (IANS) A new round of twister tornadoes ripped through South US killing five people in Mississippi and Alabama a day after another storm left a trail of destruction in Arkansas.

120 dancers to perform on International Dance Day in Delhi

April 28, 2014 at 8:06 PM

New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) At least 120 dancers from India and abroad will perform classical and contemporary dances here Tuesday to celebrate the International Dance Day and make people aware about various dance forms, organisers said.

RUDSETI, US firm hold training for entrepreneurs

April 27, 2014 at 11:18 PM

Ghaziabad, April 27 (IANS) The government-run Rural Development and Self-Employment Training Institute (RUDSETI) organised a training session for entrepreneurs in collaboration with US-based software company Intuit.

Delhi Metro engineers to improve skills in Malaysia

April 27, 2014 at 1:10 PM

New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Delhi Metro Sunday said its engineers will go to Malaysia to improve their skills in underground tunnelling. Delhi Metro also plans to open its own tunnel training academy here.

Delhi Metro engineers to be trained in Malaysia

April 27, 2014 at 12:30 PM

New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Sunday said its engineers would be trained at Malaysia's Tunnel Training Academy in skills and techniques required for underground tunnelling.

Bluefin to search adjacent areas to focused underwater area: JACC

April 27, 2014 at 11:26 AM

Perth, April 27 (IANS) The planned air and surface search for the missing Malaysia Airline flight MH370 has been suspended for Sunday due to deteriorating weather conditions in the search area, the Joint Agency Coordination Centre (JACC) said.

Odisha towns sizzle as mercury rises to 43 degrees

April 25, 2014 at 9:50 PM

Bhubaneswar, April 25 (IANS) Two towns in Odisha recorded maximum temperatures of 43 degrees Celsius Friday, as the heat condition further intensified in the state, an official said.

Two Odisha towns sizzle at 43 degrees

April 25, 2014 at 9:26 PM

Bhubaneswar, April 25 (IANS) Two towns in Odisha recorded maximum temperatures of 43 degrees Celsius Friday, as the heat condition further intensified in the state, an official said.

Gunman attacks military helicopter in Ukraine

April 25, 2014 at 6:54 PM

Kiev, April 25 (IANS) A sniper fired a single shot into the fuel tank of a helicopter in eastern Ukraine, causing a massive explosion and severely injuring the commander, authorities said Friday.

Amanda Seyfried in 'Peter Pan' prequel

April 25, 2014 at 2:14 PM

Los Angeles, April 25 (IANS) Actress Amanda Seyfried is to reunite with her "Les Miserables" co-star Hugh Jackman in director Joe Wright's upcoming "Peter Pan" prequel.

Underwater search area for MH370 to widen

April 25, 2014 at 12:30 PM

Canberra, April 25 (IANS) As the 13th-day of the underwater search for the missing Malaysia Airline flight MH370 begins Friday, the hunt is all set to widen as the sonar scan of the depths of the Indian Ocean nears completion.

Bhubaneswar hottest in Odisha at 42.8 degrees

April 24, 2014 at 9:11 PM

Bhubaneswar, April 24 (IANS) The capital city of Bhubaneswar recorded a maximum temperature of 42.8 degrees Celsius Thursday, the day's highest in Odisha, an official said.

Sweden guest country of honour at UAE book fair

April 24, 2014 at 10:38 AM

Abu Dhabi, April 24 (IANS/WAM) Sweden will be the guest country of honour in the 23rd Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) April 30-May 5.

Life is like that: An Caricatures by Edua Szucs organized

April 23, 2014 at 12:13 PM

The Hungarian Information and Cultural Centre organised organizing a graphics exhibition titled LIFE IS LIKE THAT, caricatures by Édua Sz?cs from Hungary who is an eminent graphic artist, cartoonist and illustrator.

'No direct evidence of link between mobile radiation and cancer'

April 21, 2014 at 9:37 PM

New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The preponderance of evidence shows that there is no link between cell phone radiation and cancer, said oncologist and renowned author Siddhartha Mukherjee.

'No direct evidence of link between mobile radiation and cancer'

April 21, 2014 at 6:41 PM

New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The preponderance of evidence shows that there is no link between cell phone radiation and cancer, said oncologist and renowned author Siddhartha Mukherjee.

Shape up for summer season

April 19, 2014 at 4:24 PM

Los Angeles, April 19 (IANS) What better than beating the summer heat in a pair of comfortable shorts and a sleeveless top? But not without having a fit frame, and to achieve that, make sure you eat right and exercise even better, suggests an expert.

Tiny robots to help you perform daily chores

April 18, 2014 at 3:52 PM

London, April 18 (IANS) Soon, tiny robots would be performing tasks such as measuring pollution, extinguishing fire and delivering medicines into the body in a non-invasive way.

Jamaican high jumper receives one year ban

April 17, 2014 at 4:48 PM

Kingston (Jamaica), April 17 (IANS/CMC) Jamaican high jumper Damar Robinson has been banned for a year after testing positive for an illegal substance.

Brad Pitt invites fans to Make It Right fest

April 17, 2014 at 1:44 PM

Los Angeles, April 17 (IANS) Fans can join actor Brad Pitt at his second annual Make It Right fest in New Orleans, Louisiana, by making a donation of $10 to his housing charity.

Ancient meteors reveal Red Planet's early atmosphere

April 17, 2014 at 12:33 PM

Washington, April 17 (IANS) In a bid to know whether life exists, or has ever existed, on Mars and and how water flowed there in the past, geologists have successfully analysed 40 meteorites that fell to earth from Mars.

Be agents of change, President tells civil servants

April 16, 2014 at 5:44 PM

New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Civil servants should be "agents of the change which they wish to see in their society and country", President Pranab Mukherjee said Wednesday.

Search for missing Malaysian jet resumes

April 16, 2014 at 6:40 AM

Perth, April 16 (IANS) Up to 14 aircraft and 11 ships will assist in Wednesday's search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, while the autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) Bluefin 21 was again deployed Tuesday night from Ocean Shield for underwater searching, the Joint Agency Coordination Centre (JACC) said Wednesday.

An artist paints canvas using trash

April 15, 2014 at 9:36 PM

Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Thin strips of leather replicate strokes of oil paint in the canvases of artist Anita Ahuja, who has used waste products like seat belts and bottle caps to highlight the usability of such objects.

Search for missing Malaysian plane resumes

April 14, 2014 at 6:36 AM

Perth, April 14 (IANS) Up to 12 aircraft and 15 ships will assist in Monday's search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, the Joint Agency Coordination Centre (JACC) said in its latest update Monday.

Brunei releases postal stamps on its butterflies

April 13, 2014 at 2:04 PM

Bandar Seri Begawan, April 13 (IANS) Brunei's Postal Services Department issued Sunday butterfly-themed stamps to raise awareness on the types of butterflies found in the country.

Italy to extradite mafia linked suspect from Lebanon

April 13, 2014 at 5:24 AM

Rome, April 13 (IANS) Italy is seeking to extradite ex-senator Marcello Dell'Utri, a mafia linked suspect and Silvio Berlusconi's former political ally, who was arrested in Lebanon, Italian Interior Minister Angelino Alfano said Saturday.

Neanderthal were good parents: Study

April 11, 2014 at 11:56 AM

London, April 11 (IANS) Learn from our ancestors when it comes to good parenting.

Bengal SSC rubbishes recruitment test irregularity allegations

April 8, 2014 at 4:36 PM

Kolkata, April 8 (IANS) The West Bengal School Service Commission (SSC) chief Tuesday refuted allegations of "irregularities" in primary Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) examinations and asserted that the panel is "transparent" and "fair" in its discharge of duties.

Kevin Spacey wants to act in Johnny Carson biopic

April 8, 2014 at 7:24 AM

Los Angeles, April 8 (IANS) Actor Kevin Spacey is game to play late TV mogul Johnny Carson, but only if the script is edgy.

NASA probe set to meet death on moon!

April 7, 2014 at 2:06 PM

New York, April 7 (IANS) A NASA spacecraft that was launched last September to collect scientific data from the lunar surface is set for a natural death on the moon later this month.

Mercury remains high in Odisha

April 5, 2014 at 11:09 PM

Bhubaneswar, April 5 (IANS) Heat wave conditions continued in several parts of Odisha Saturday with a town recording a maximum temperature of 41.5 degrees Celsius, the day's highest in the state.

No confirmation pulse detected linked to MH370: China (Roundup)

April 5, 2014 at 9:10 PM

Beijing/Perth, April 5 (IANS) A pulse signal picked up by a Chinese patrol ship Saturday has not been confirmed as related to missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, according to China Maritime Search and Rescue Centre even as the search operation for the lost jet in the southern Indian Ocean made no headway by the end of the day.

Jennifer Aniston to bring 'Friends' to Broadway?

April 5, 2014 at 2:13 PM

Los Angeles, April 5 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Aniston is reportedly thinking of turning "Friends" into a "billion dollar" Broadway musical.

5.3-magnitude quake rattles Chinese town

April 5, 2014 at 6:53 AM

Beijing, April 5 (IANS) Authorities in southwest China said they are checking the losses after a 5.3-magnitude quake jolted a town early Saturday, Xinhua reported.

India puts second navigation satellite into orbit

April 4, 2014 at 6:53 PM

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), April 4 (IANS) India Friday moved a step closer to setting up its own satellite navigation system when in a copy-book style it successfully placed into orbit a satellite using its own rocket.

Congress will get only enough MPs to fill train coach: Trinamool

April 4, 2014 at 3:25 PM

Panaji, April 4 (IANS) The Congress will get only enough MPs to fill a railway compartment in the Lok Sabha election, Trinamool Congress spokesperson Derek O'Brien said here Friday.

In sunny Goa, Russia sells icy Sochi as tourism destination

April 3, 2014 at 7:01 PM

Panaji, April 3 (IANS) In sunny Goa, Russians are selling icy Sochi, the Black sea resort that has just hosted the spectacular 2014 Winter Olympics as a possible destination in an Indian tourist's itinerary.

Can't remove government leaders from ads: Centre to SC

April 2, 2014 at 9:12 PM

New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) The Centre Wednesday told the Supreme Court that government leaders could not be blacked out of official advertisements just before the Lok Sabha election.

Magnitude 8.0 earthquake jolts Chile

April 2, 2014 at 7:25 AM

Santiago, April 2 (IANS) A magnitude-8.0 earthquake struck off Chile's coast, Wednesday, triggering warnings of Tsunami for all of Latin America's Pacific coast, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. There was no immediate report of any damage.

Himachal Police officer killed in accident

April 1, 2014 at 9:41 PM

Shimla, April 1 (IANS) A Himachal Police officer was killed in a road accident here Tuesday evening, an official said.

Programme for women to go green in Rajasthan

April 1, 2014 at 8:13 PM

New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Recognizing the importance of women's participation in governance, a non-governmental organisation has decided to develop a programme to encourage environmental initiatives in rural areas of Rajasthan.

Salary row hits Botafogo's Libertadores campaign

April 1, 2014 at 2:24 PM

Rio de Janeiro, April 1 (IANS) Botafogo's preparations for Wednesday's Copa Libertadores clash against Union Espanola were interrupted by a player protest against late salary payments.

Trinamool will control Delhi: Mamata

March 31, 2014 at 5:01 PM

Kolkata, March 31 (IANS) Claiming that her Trinamool Congress will control the new government at the centre, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday asserted that her regime would leverage the strength to ensure the state was not deprived of central funds.

Apple files app patent for making phones transparent for 'clumsy' iPhone users

March 31, 2014 at 4:38 PM

London, Mar. 31 (ANI): Tech giant Apple has reportedly filed a patent to create transparent phones, which would help clumsy iPhone users to see where they are going while working on their phones.

Emma Watson slams 'dangerously unhealthy' pressure on young women

March 31, 2014 at 3:25 PM

London, March 31 (ANI): Emma Watson has raised her concern for the projection of young women in the fashion industry, saying the pressure to look perfect is "dangerously unhealthy".