There is no issue concerning a new review on Ukraine under the Extended Fund Facility on the agenda of meetings of the International Monetary Fund’s Executive Board, Director of the IMF Communic
The Orissa High Court today imposed a fine of Rs 1,000 on the state chief secretary for the government's failure to file an affidavit despite the court's repeated reminders since 2015 in a matter pend
A bus of the Tripura Road Transport Corporation (TRTC) plying on the Agartala-Dhaka- Kolkata route met with an accident in Bangladesh in which one person was killed and another injured.
BRUSSELS. June 22 (Interfax-Ukraine) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko believes that the European Union’s decision to extend sanctions against Russia will motivate the latter to implement t
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Now that Facebook is larger than any country, CEO Mark Zuckerberg thinks the social network is ready to shepherd people into online communities that become integral parts of thei
A 35-year-old man allegedly chopped off the ears of his three-year-old daughter in the wee hours today as he was having hallucinations about a "ghost" taking away his daughter, police said.
The opposition zeroed in on former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar for three good reasons -- her caste, her state and her party.
Worried about cracks in the opposition over the NDA's nominee, Ram Nath
The railways is exploring possibility of running some more passenger trains as an alternative arrangement in the wake of closure of Dhanbad- Chandrapura train line due to Jharia coalfield fire.
Named by the opposition as its joint candidate for the presidential poll, Meira Kumar today appealed to the electorate to take their decision in the best interest of the country based on cherished val
To encourage research in the mining sector, the government today asked academic institutions and universities to take up projects that have direct bearing on development of new technology for explorat
In third such attack this year, a team of Pakistani special forces today sneaked 600 metres across the Line of Control (LoC) into the Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir, killing two Indian soldiers wh
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said today that the state government will make efforts to provide school uniform, shoes, socks, bags and books to students till class eighth.
Two persons were killed in Assam and Himachal Pradesh due to floods and incessant rains even as pre-monsoon showers continued to lash parts of the northern states, keeping the the heat in check.
Budget carrier GoAir is likely to convert some of its Airbus A320 neo planes, which are on order, into Airbus 321s amidst its plans to launch international operations by this winter schedule.
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan is expressing support for a popular bill to hit Iran and Russia with sanctions. He says work is underway to resolve a procedural snag. Speaking to reporters
Five citizens, including three students, were today felicitated for helping the police in nabbing accused involved in dacoity and chain snatching cases.
They were presented with 'Good Citizens Award'
India today said it was in touch with member countries of the Nuclear Suppliers Group over its application for entry into the 48-nation bloc which is at present holding a crucial meeting in the Swiss
Amid chill in the India and Pakistan relations, the border guarding forces of both the countries today visited Chamliyal shrine in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba district and vowed to "maintain peace and t
Trial run began today on a stretch of the 59-km-long Majlis Park-Shiv Vihar section of the Delhi Metro, which on completion would become the longest corridor of the DMRC network.
The trials were held
In a bid to step up their stir for a separate state in the Darjeeling Hills, the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha leaders have to quit the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) tomorrow.
"Today we have
IIT-Goa Director B K Mishra today said the CBI case against him was a "vicious campaign" to malign his reputation and social standing.
In a statement issued today in response to PTI queries seeking h
Consumer Reports issued a report last week showing six of the eight deaths directly related to laundry pods were senior citizens with dementia.
Former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad today appeared before a special CBI court here in three fodder scam cases, while another ex-CM Jagannath Mishra presented himself in the court in two other fodd
Over 38,000 people are affected by floods in four districts of Assam, including Kamrup (Metro district which comprises Guwahati, where one person died today after being electrocuted.
Chief Minister S
The Madras High Court today cleared the decks for the release of Tamil actor Simbu's new film "Anbanavan, Asarathavan, Adangathavan," disposing of a plea to stop its screening.
Justice V Parthiban tu
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today stressed on the need to put in place effective internal control systems and audit capable of detecting non-compliance of laid-down procedures and system failures.
Visa outsourcing company BLS International today said it has bagged USD 5 million tender from Afghanistan Embassy to facilitate registration and identification of all Afghan citizens in five Gulf coun
If Air India is to be privatised, then Tatas will be one of the better candidates to buy stake in the airline, according to business leader Sunil Mittal.
Amid the government exploring ways to revive
A newborn was found dead under mysterious circumstances at the sadar hospital here today as an army of red ants were found on his navel.
The infant boy was born at the hospital on June 20 but since h
Is it a ploy to make India a dumping ground for a jet that originated in the 70s?
The government is looking at various options, including possible privatisation, to revive the loss-making national carrier and Tata group is believed to be interested in buying the stake in Air Indi
While the plot for a mega dalit versus dalit fight is being scripted in Delhi's power circles, activists belonging to the marginal community are grappling with the caste identities of the two protagon
Two alleged wildlife smugglers were arrested the from the Tehri district today after ivory worth nearly Rs ten lakh was recovered from them, the police claimed today.
Bundu and Shahid, who hail from
The West Bengal's hill region appeared to be hurtling towards a severe crisis of food, fuel and other essential commodities with the GJM's indefinite strike for a separate state entering the eighth da