President greets nation on Gurpurab

New Delhi, Nov 14 . President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday greeted the nation on the occasion of Guru Nanak Jayanti -- also called Gurpurab -- and urged people to "unite to bring...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Go the extra mile for disaster risk reduction: Modi 

New Delhi, Nov 3. Calling upon the world community to work unitedly towards disaster risk reduction, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said India is ready to work with other countries to...
DU releases first cut-off; LSR highest with 98.5%

DU releases first cut-off; LSR highest with 98.5%

New Delhi, June 30 - University of Delhi (DU) on Wednesday released its first cut-off for the academic session 2016-17 with Lady Sri Ram College (LSR) keeping the highest cut-off for...

Perfect storm gathering over Smriti Irani’s new ministry

As Textiles Minister Smriti Irani settles in to her new job overseeing an industry that is India's largest source of formal jobs, the government's hope that it will continue to be...

Girl students injured in Imphal protest, exams disrupted

Imphal, June 5- Several girl students of a school here were injured when they were allegedly beaten by police during protests on Saturday to press for release of two arrested students.Some of...
President hosts Iftar party at Rashtrapati Bhavan

President hosts Iftar party at Rashtrapati Bhavan

New Delhi, July 2 - President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday evening hosted an Iftar reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan which was attended among others by Vice President Hamid Ansari, Congress President Sonia Gandhi...

Demonetisation: Congress wants revival package for Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 3, The demonetisation move has turned out to be a disaster with Kerala's economy going for a toss and to come out of it a relief package is required, a...
Military action a message to Pakistan

Military action a message to Pakistan; escalation unlikely: Experts

New Delhi, Sep 29 .  Indian Army's "surgical strikes" on terrorist launch pads across the Line of Control has sent a message to Pakistan to not take India for granted, security experts...

Parrikar commissions INS Chennai into Indian Navy

Mumbai, Nov 21. Marking the completion of the crucial Project 15A of the Indian Navy, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar commissioned the newest indigenously-built destroyer INS Chennai into the force here on Monday."This...
BSF told to tighten vigil along Bangladesh border

BSF told to tighten vigil along Bangladesh border

Agartala/Silchar, July 4 - The governors of Assam and Tripura have told the Border Security Force (BSF) to tighten their vigil on the border with Bangladesh following the terror attack on Dhaka.Assam...

Entertainment

Pop superstar George Michael dead at 53

London, Dec 26 - Singer-songwriter George Michael, who sold tens of millions of albums as a member of the duo Wham! and on his own,...

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...