IAF plane reaches Djibouti to bring back Indians

An IAF C-17 Globemaster has reached Djibouti, another plane will reach there soon New Delhi: The government on Wednesday said that an Indian Air Force transport aircraft has reached Djibouti to bring back Indians who are on way to..

Actress Roopa Ganguly eyes political stardom

I am not here to etch a career in politics. Rather, I want to be known as an activist

Kolkata: Content with her exploits on celluloid, actress Roopa Ganguly – who became a household name playing Draupadi on the small screen decades ago – is now eager More...

Mamata questions Rajnath’s Bengal tour, BJP hits back

No prior discussion or consultation about the visit was made with us

Kolkata: Wondering whether Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s visit to West Bengal, including to enclaves on the India-Bangladesh border, was “political” or “official”, More...

Gujarat assembly again passes controversial anti-terror bill

This law is the need of the hour. Not just terrorism, but even organised crimes need to be dealt with firmly

Gandhinagar: Amid strong protests and a walkout by the opposition Congress, the Gujarat legislative assembly on Tuesday passed the controversial 12-year-old anti-terror and anti-organised More...

We have learnt from the school authorities that Mahesh was working in the school the past two years

Girl shot dead in Bengaluru school

Bengaluru: An 18-year-old girl student was shot dead in her school premises here by an office attendant for spurning his advances, police said on Wednesday. We have learnt from More...

Rajnath visits Bangladesh border, talks to enclave dwellers

Siliguri/Tin Bigha (West Bengal): Home Minister Rajnath Singh, on a two-day visit to West Bengal, surveyed the India-Bangladesh border and visited border enclaves in Cooch Behar More...

Two dead as inclement weather descends upon Uttar Pradesh

The state government has not been able to compensate the farmers for the damage owing to untimely rain in mid-March

Agra/Mathura: The weather changed abruptly in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday evening with rain, accompanied by lightning and thunder, More...

Eleven killed in road mishap in Jhansi

A speeding truck rammed into the stationary tractor trolleys parked outside the temple killing nine pilgrims on the spot

Lucknow: Eleven people died and nine others were injured on Saturday night in a road mishap in Jhansi district More...

I was reluctant about it. Then I heard that it's Dibakar's film. So, the excitement was there Swastika wanted meaningful film for Bollywood journey

Mumbai: Bengali actress Swastika Mukherjee, who is making inroads into Hindi movies with Dibakar Banerjee’s “Detective...

Touch wood, it's happening now. I have a great feeling that whatever I used to think I am able to do that now Not a cakewalk to enter films: Gautam Gulati

Mumbai: TV actor and “Bigg Boss Halla Bol” winner Gautam Gulati, who will be seen in...

The bikini-clad Sunny takes the glamour quotient to another level ‘Kuch Kuch Locha Hai’ trailer released, goes down and dirty

New Delhi: From Ram Kapoor’s double-meaning ticklers to seductive stints of actress Sunny Leone, the trailer...

Daniel Vettori quits cricket

The 36-year-old bowed out of cricket on a high, capturing 15 wickets in the World Cup

Auckland: Veteran New Zealand spinner Daniel Vettori on Tuesday announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. The More...

Saina clinches maiden India Open crown

New Delhi: Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal won her maiden $275,000 India Open Superseries crown here on Sunday defeating former World Champion..

Australia crush New Zealand, claim historic fifth Cup title

Melbourne: Australia became the first team to clinch five cricket World Cup titles crushing traditional rivals New Zealand by seven wickets..

Iraqi forces free Tikrit from IS militants

They are now clearing the rest of the city because Daash (IS militants) regrettably have booby-trapped the houses and buildings

Baghdad: Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Tuesday announced that security forces have freed Salahudin’s More...

50 killed in Nigeria’s poll-related violence

Abuja: Over 50 people are reported to have been killed in attacks and security violations during last weekend’s presidential election in..

Pakistan hangs four convicts

Islamabad: Four death row convicts were hanged on Tuesday in different jails in Pakistan’s Punjab province, a media report said. Mohammad..

Leopard trapped in Jalpaiguri tea garden, released in wild

Prior to being trapped, the leopardess had injured three people in the tea garden Jalpaiguri(West Bengal): Having strayed from the wild for a while a leopardess was restored to its natural surroundings when it was..

Rain forecast worries Kashmiris

So far, 18 people have been killed in the floods that hit Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday Srinagar: The water level in Jhelum and other major rivers has dropped much below the danger mark on Wednesday, but the forecast..
Vice Admiral Cheema is a seasoned campaigner with the unique distinction of shouldering responsibilities as a Commander-in-Chief for the fourth time

SPS Cheema is new chief of Western Naval Command

Mumbai: Vice Admiral Surinder Pal Singh Cheema took over as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief (FOC-in-C) of the Western Naval Command, the..
Cruzeiro was the currency in Brazil till 1994, when the country switched over to 'Real'

Old Brazilian currency seized, 12 arrested in Hyderabad

Hyderabad: Twelve people were arrested here on Tuesday while trying to exchange Brazil’s outdated currency notes, police said. Police seized nine..
These include support to start-up debt financing and risk capital as well as support to service and manufacturing sector

World Bank signs $500 mn loan agreement with India

New Delhi: The World Bank said on Tuesday it has signed a $500 million loan agreement with India to improve financial..