The death toll due to swine flu in Odisha has increased to 29 today with two more deaths while the number of infected persons has
The Congress on Tuesday cornered Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu for frequent train derailment accidents that took place in the past
Sirsa town is home to the sprawling Dera headquarters where the sect's followers had gathered in large numbers ahead of Ram Rahim's conviction.
Liquor manufacturers from Bihar today alleged in the Supreme Court that the state government destroyed stocks of alcoholic beverages worth Rs five crore in a
BSP chief Mayawati today came out heavily against the Modi government saying that the Haryana government would have been dismissed had there been honesty and
At least 17 people have been buried and 18 others have been declared missing after a landslide unleashed a torrent of 600,000 cubic meters of
"The victims of abuses in Yemen cannot afford to wait longer for credible investigations into ongoing grave violations and abuses to be undertaken," said the letter.
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor lauded the efforts of the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) after India and China agreed to end their over two-month-long stand-off
Bangladesh has detained and sent back 90 Rohingya migrants to Myanmar just hours after Myanmarese troops on the other side of the border opened fire
North Korea's military today greeted the start of annual US-South Korean military drills with its standard fiery threats, vowing "merciless retaliation" for exercises Pyongyang claims
Stocks of Infosys today tanked over 6 percent in early morning trade after Vishal Sikka resigned as MD and CEO of the firm.
Reports mention that
Retail inflation jumped to 2.36 per cent in July, chiefly driven by hardening of prices in sugar and confectionery items, pan, tobacco and intoxicants.
Stocks today rose for the first time in six days, with the benchmark Sensex rebounding over 235 points to end at 31,449 as investors took
The 18% GST rate will be applicable even for the food served or takeaway from non-AC areas of AC restaurants, the government has clarified.
Industrial output entered the negative territory in June contracting by 0.1 per cent mainly due to decline in manufacturing and capital goods sectors.
Besides, segments like
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Colson Whitehead's The Underground Railroad, his celebrated novel about an escaped slave that combined liberating imagination and brutal reality, has won the Pulitzer Prize for
March 18, 2017 09:44 AM
Derek Walcott, a Nobel-prize winning poet known for capturing the essence of his native Caribbean, has died on the island of St Lucia. He was
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Prolific author and MP Shashi Tharoor said he is astonished to know that Britain does not teach its colonial history in schools and urged the
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Right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos' publisher has cancelled his planned book, Dangerous. Simon & Schuster and its Threshold Editions imprint announced yesterday that "after careful
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Gulzar today advised the young generation of aspiring writers to "become their own critics" by emulating Mirza Ghalib's practise of repeatedly editing his own writings.
Veteran Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar, who was admitted to Lilavati Hospital in Bandra, Mumbai on Wednesday, is stable now. Doctors will release his medical bulletin
As many as 125 Indian and foreign films were either held or refused screening by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) during 2016-17, the
'Indu Sarkar', a film on Emergency to be released on Friday, will hurt sentiments of many Congressmen and that is what the "present prime minister
Kangana Ranaut has broken her silence on the nepotism debate, which hit the headlines when Karan Johar, Saif Ali Khan and Varun Dhawan brought it
Justin Bieber is the latest to join the long list of pop stars who are banned in China. The Chinese authorities announced that the
Brilliant half centuries from skipper Virat Kohli and opener Abhinav Mukund have taken India into a commanding position in the opening Test of the three-match
Bowlers put their foot on the pedal after a flamboyant innings from debutant Hardik Pandya enabling India to be in firm control of the proceedings
England won the toss and have elected to bat in the ICC Women's World Cup final against India at the Lord's here on Sunday.
A promotion and felicitations are on the cards for batswoman Harmanpreet Kaur, who hit a scintillating century to help India defeat mighty Australia and enter
India skipper has sounded a warning shot to England ahead of Sunday's summit clash in the ICC Women's World Cup, saying the hosts should expect
A woman was allegedly lynched by a mob on the suspicion that she was a member of a braid-chopping gang in Jharkhand's Sahibgunj district, the
A 16-year-old boy allegedly attempted suicide here, police said today as it launched a probe into what is suspected an outcome of the 'Blue Whale
The toll in Bihar floods rose to 153 today while the number of those marooned in 17 districts of the state crossed the one-crore mark.
About 3.2 million people succumbed that year to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), caused mainly by smoking and pollution, while 400,000 people died from asthma
The school run by the wife of Tamil superstar Rajinikanth was locked by the landlord of the building on charges that the rent agreed to