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Today in History: Oct. 16.

Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 16, 1987, a 58-1/2-hour drama in Midland, Texas, ended happily as rescuers freed Jessica McClure, an 18-month-old gir...

16/10/2017

Traitors built Taj Mahal, it's a blot on Indian culture: BJP MLA Sangeet Som.

Lucknow: Agra's world famous Taj Mahal - the iconic monument of love - continues to grab headlines for good and bad reasons. After a controversy over its non...

16/10/2017

Rahul to take charge as Congress president soon: Sonia Gandhi.

NEW DELHI: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi will soon takeover as the party chief, confirmed his mother and current party president Sonia Gandhi on Friday. The change...

14/10/2017

Indian Railways to introduce airline-like food, passengers may have to pay more.

New Delhi: In a bid to improve the quality of food served in trains, Indian Railways has decided to change its menu. As per reports, the railways is planning to ...

14/10/2017

Global Hunger Index: India Ranks 100 Among 119 Countries, Down 45 Positions Since 2014

No doubt, India has shown good progress in many fields but when it comes to “Hunger”, it is seriously lagging behind. This claim has been backed by a proof; y...

14/10/2017

Two Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorists killed in encounter in J&K's Pulwama, ammunition seized

Jammu: Two dreaded terrorists belonging to the Pakistan-backed militant outfit Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) were killed by the security forces in a fierce gunbattle in Jammu and...

14/10/2017

Aarushi murder case: Talwars’ outer door not locked from inside, murder suspicion again on outsiders.

Dentists Rajesh and Nupur Talwar were acquitted in the murders of their daughter and domestic help after prosecution lawyers failed to prove that the outer door of the co...

13/10/2017

SC verdict on firecrackers needs to be lauded not criticised.

What are residents and citizens of a democratic country to do when an unrecognised national medical emergency creeps up on them in stealth mode and their elected legislat...

13/10/2017

10 reasons why Allahabad HC acquitted Rajesh, Nupur Talwar in murder of daughter Aarushi

The Allahabad high court on Thursday overturned the conviction of dentist couple Dr Rajesh and Dr Nupur Talwar for the murder of their daughter Aarushi and their domestic...

13/10/2017

Two Indian Air Force commandos, two militants killed in encounter in J-K’s Bandipora.

Two Indian Air Force commandos, part of a joint security team, and two militants were killed in a gunfight in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Wednesday mornin...

11/10/2017

‘You can’t see because you wear Italian glasses’: BJP bigwigs attack Rahul Gandhi in Amethi

BJP leaders, including party president Amit Shah, launched on Tuesday a concerted attack on Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, questioning his commitment to developmen...

10/10/2017

Delhi Metro fare hike comes into effect from today as DMRC rejects Arvind Kejriwal's request.

New Delhi: The increased metro fares will come into effect from Tuesday as the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) refused to defer the scheduled fare hike despite Chief ...

10/10/2017

A.P.J.Abdul kalam Inspirational lesson for lifetime- How to manage failure and success

"Hardships often prepare ordinary people for extraordinary destiny's" If you're going through some tough times let this video give you the motivation to...

9/10/2017

Final verdict on 'Godhra train carnage' likely today

The Gujarat High Court will pronounce its verdict in the 2002 Godhra train carnage case on Monday in which 59 people lost their lives when the S-6 coach of Sabarmati Expr...

9/10/2017

The Forgotten Heroes Of Indian Freedom Struggle.

On the great occasion of India having completed 69 years of Independence, we pay homage to 5 of the lesser known heroes of our freedom struggle, whose names and achieveme...

9/10/2017

Death by hanging: SC asks govt if this is best way to execute convicts

The Supreme Court asked the government on Friday to explain within three weeks why it shouldn’t ban hanging by the neck as a mode of execution, reopening a decades-...

6/10/2017

SC asks senior lawyer to examine whether Mahatma Gandhi assassination can be probed again

The Supreme court on Friday appointed senior Advocate Amarendra Sharan to assist it in examining whether Mahatma Gandhi’s assassination can be probed again. A b...

6/10/2017

7 dead as Air Force chopper crashes in Arunachal Pradesh’s Tawang

An Mi-17 chopper of the Indian Air Force crashed on Friday near Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh, killing all seven personnel on board, a senior IAF official said. The Mi-...

6/10/2017

China widens road near Doklam, India says no strategic impact.

A little over a month after India and China ended a tense border standoff at Doklam near Sikkim, it has emerged that the People’s Liberation Army has begun construc...

6/10/2017

‘Govt open to criticism but don’t create panic’: Key points from PM Modi’s speech.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday addressed the inauguration of Golden Jubilee Year of the Institute of Company Secretaries (ICSI) in New Delhi, emphasising on th...

5/10/2017

Elphinstone Road stampede: ‘Phool gir gaya’ was mistaken for ‘pul gir gaya’, says survivor

A flower vendor’s cries of ‘Phool gir gaya [flowers have fallen]’, which was misunderstood as ‘Pul gir gaya’ [the bridge has collapsed], led...

4/10/2017

Another Sexist Remark! Now 77-Year-Old BJP MP Calls Chhattisgarh Girls ‘Tana Tan’

Sexist outbursts from our politicians are nothing new. In yet another casual display of sexism, a 77-year-old BJP MP from Chhattisgarh, Bhansi Lal Mahato has been cau...

4/10/2017

Demonetisation was a suicide, all arguments in its favour have collapsed: Arun Shourie

Slamming the Narendra Modi government over sliding economic growth and increasing job losses, former Union minister Arun Shourie has likened demonetisation with suicide, ...

4/10/2017

Stardom alone will not help political fortunes of Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan

Will the people of Tamil Nadu again be ruled by stars from tinsel town? Will the now certain arrival of Kamal Haasan and the expected arrival of Rajinikanth alter the pol...

4/10/2017

Vijay Mallya arrested in UK for money laundering; released on bail.

New Delhi/London: Fugitive liquor baron Vijay Mallya was on Tuesday arrested in the UK over money laundering case but was granted bail shortly afterwards. This is the sec...

3/10/2017

 
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