Britain votes to leave EU

London, JUNE 23 - Britain has voted to leave the European Union, results from Thursday's landmark referendum showed, an outcome that sets the country on an uncertain path and deals the largest...
First batch of pilgrims leaves Jammu for Amarnath Yatra

First batch of pilgrims leaves Jammu for Amarnath Yatra

Jammu, July 1 - The first batch of 1,138 pilgrims left Jammu on Friday for this year's Amarnath Yatra that begins from Saturday.State Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh, junior minister Priya Sethi...
The truth behind Rio Olympics preparations

The truth behind Rio Olympics preparations

Rio de Janeiro, July 7 - With just a month to go, Rio de Janeiro is fully occupied with the preparations for the Olympic and Paralympic Games to be held for the...
Ban admits to yielding to Saudi pressure on Yemen report

Ban admits to yielding to Saudi pressure on Yemen report

United Nations, June 10 - In a startling public admission, Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has acknowledged he caved in to financial pressure from Saudi Arabia and removed references to the coalition led...
UP clears Rs 2,000-crore Ramdev group project with several sops

UP clears Rs 2,000-crore Ramdev group project with several sops

Lucknow, Sep 9 - Baba Ramdev's Patanjali Ayurveda Limited (PAL) is all set to launch an ambitious Rs 2,000-plus crore ($300 million) project in Uttar Pradesh.Officials say the proposal has found "favourable...
Twitter ropes in Facebook veteran to revive fortune

Twitter ropes in Facebook veteran to revive fortune

New York, July 6 - In a bid to regain footing in the social media landscape, Micro-blogging site Twitter has appointed Bret Taylor -- former chief technology officer at Facebook and an...

Terrorism and talks can’t go together: India

New Delhi, June 19 - India-Pakistan relations are "jatil" (complicated) and talks and terrorism cannot go together, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Sunday.But she told the media that there was...
China Airlines workers on indefinite strike in Taiwan

China Airlines workers on indefinite strike in Taiwan

Taipei, June 24 - Flight attendants for Taiwan's China Airlines on Friday started an indefinite strike that has led to the cancellation of 67 flights, a move taken by the union in...
Gujarat minister also involved in recruitment scam

Gujarat minister also involved in recruitment scam: Prime accused

Ahmedabad, July 1 - Senior Gujarat minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama has landed in a controversy as the multi-crore recruitment scam's prime suspect Kalyansinh Champavat accused him of involvement in the racket. Chudasama dismissed...
'lower-middle-income'

India now a ‘lower-middle-income’ economy for World Bank

New Delhi, June 3 - The World Bank has dropped the use of developing nation tag for India in its specialized reports and instead classifies it as a "lower-middle-income" economy in South...

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BCCI to Reward Mithali & Co. Rs 50 Lakh Each For...

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) have announced that each member of the Indian women's team will get Rs 50 Lakh...

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History

Ancient Roman villa uncovered near Florence

Florence, Oct 21.  Archaeologists have unearthed a luxurious ancient Roman villa complete with thermal baths and stunning mosaics near the central Italian city of Florence...