India launches e-visa facility for 43 countries

The facility will be extended to other nations in a phased manner New Delhi: India on Thursday launched electronic visa (e-visa) facility for tourists from 43 countries, including US, Israel, Palestine and Japan to boost tourism sector and..

BJP adamant on holding Amit Shah Kolkata rally

Mamata Banerjee doesn't believe in a democratic and peaceful political fight as her approach is anarchist

Kolkata: Notwithstanding the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) and the fire department denying permissions, the BJP on Thursday said it will go ahead with the proposed November More...

Cases filed against 18 illegal accounts in Liechtenstein: Jaitley

He continued refuting opposition charges that little was being done to get back illicit money stashed away by Indians abroad

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said that of the 28 accounts identified in the tax-haven of Liechtenstein, income tax proceedings have been concluded against More...

Parliament amends law to pave way for next CBI chief’s appointment

The bill also does away with the need of all members to be present to chose a CBI chief

New Delhi: Parliament on Thursday approved amendments to the Delhi Special Police Establishment Act to provide for appointment of a CBI director in a situation where there is More...

A group of no less than eight to nine terrorists managed to infiltrate around 2 km into the Indian side of the international border

J&K’s Arnia encounter: 4 terrorist, 3 armymen and three civilians killed

Jammu: In a fierce encounter with a group of atleast eight to nine terrorists that managed to sneak into the Indian territory on Thursday morning, the security forces succeeded More...

Fierce encounter in J&K’s Arnia area, two terrorist, one army jawan killed

Jammu: In a fierce encounter with a group of four to five terrorists that managed to sneak into the Indian territory on Thursday morning, the security forces succeeded in killing More...

Former AG SMA Kazmi killed in road accident

Kazmi was returning to Lucknow from Allahabad

Pratapgarh: Former Uttar Pradesh advocate general SMA Kazmi was killed on Tuesday and three others were injured when the More...

Agra-Noida to be connected by Mono Rail

This project will be executed by the Noida Metro Rail Corporation

Lucknow: With “Gatimaan Express” train to ferry between New Delhi and Agra, the Uttar Pradesh government More...

I am thrilled to be part of this campaign and look forward to the association and to an unlimited supply of chocolates Sonam Kapoor is Bollywood’s ‘hungry young woman’

New Delhi: It seems Bolywood actress Sonam Kapoor has take a cue from Bollywood’s angry young...

Naseeruddin has carved a name for himself in theatre, acting and direction There’ll be no second part of my memoir: Naseeruddin

Mumbai: Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah, who has chronicled his journey in “And Then One Day –...

The actress is also happy that she got an opportunity to share screen space with megastar Rajinikanth Sonakshi scotches rumours of dating Arjun Kapoor

Mumbai: Actress Sonakshi Sinha, who has been linked romantically to her “Tevar” co-star Arjun Kapoor, says...

SC suggests Mudgal Committee decide extent of punishment

There must be fresh election and fresh blood in the cricketing body that can look into the (Mudgal) report and act

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday suggested that the Mudgal Committee, that probed the allegation of More...

Ban on bouncers will rob beauty of Tests: Nari Contractor

Kolkata: The death of Australian batsman Philip Hughes struck by a bouncer may have reignited the debate of safety in cricket,..

Sports minister, Tendulkar back boxer Sarita

New Delhi: Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday said the Indian government will appeal to the International Boxing Association (AIBA) to..

Kenya’s military kills 49 Al Shabaab militants

The bus attack follows a string of bombings and killings in the border town in recent months

Nairobi: Kenyan soldiers have killed 49 Al Shabaab militants, including five commanders, in intensified airstrikes More...

43 IS militants killed in clashes with Iraqi Kurds

Mosul (Iraq): At least 43 members of the Islamic State (IS) Sunni radical group were killed in clashes with Peshmerga Kurdish..

Ferguson burns as racial protests spread across US

Washington: As night fell, Missouri state in midwestern United States deployed more security forces to quell violence in Ferguson after a..

Leh freezes, coldest night of season in Srinagar

In Srinagar town, the minimum temperature recorded was minus 1.4 degrees Celsius Srinagar: With a study decline in night temperature, the Srinagar town that was already freezing under minus temperature, recorded the coldest..
Renewable energy ministry has started a scheme for setting up of 25 solar parks, each of 500 MW and above

12 states to set up solar parks, ultra mega solar projects

New Delhi: Twelve states have agreed to set up of solar power parks and ultra mega solar projects totalling 22,100 MW..
It is the first time security forces have busted an arms manufacturing unit

Maoists’ arms making unit busted in Bihar

Patna: An arms manufacturing unit of Maoists was on Thursday busted and a cache of sophisticated weapons seized by security forces..
The investor perception about India is changing

Dell keen to invest in India: Prasad

New Delhi: A day after Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba’s commitment to invest more in India, American technology giant Dell expressed its..