Bhubaneswar, Aug 1 : In a bid to tame the warring factions in the Odisha Congress' rank and file, Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) president Prasad Harichandan on Saturday announced a jumbo team.
New Delhi, Aug 1 : Dozens of traffic personnel and paramedics fought against time to transport a live human heart from a private hospital in the national capital to another hospital for its transplantation in a recipient.
New Delhi, Aug 1 : An Afghan woman, who was in India for her mother's medical treatment, was raped at Max Super Specialty hospital in South Delhi on July 24, an incident the hospital has confirmed. A 19-year-old employee of the hospital, Amar Singh, was reportedly involved in the case.
Gurgaon, Aug 1 : Two minors have been taken into custody for allegedly raping a fellow student after abducting her from school, police said on Saturday.
New Delhi, Aug 1 : Fifteen children from different parts of the country who were living in the national capital's shelter homes have been reunited with their families, Delhi Police said on Saturday.
Kolkata, Aug 1 : A girl was swept away by water current in west Bengal's Murshidabad district, while a woman died in a house collapse in Howrah as the state flood toll mounted to 41 with heavy overnight rain across the state.
Srinagar, Aug 1 : Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed visited Army Hospital to enquire about the health of the police personnel, who were injured in a late night attack on Friday by militants on a police party near Mirgund on Srinagar-Baramulla Highway, an official spokesman said on Saturday.
National, Aug 1 : BITS Pilani announced the joining of V. Sambasiva Rao as the acting Vice Chancellor of Pilani campus on Friday.
Kolkata, Aug 1 : At least 39 people have been killed as heavy rain, triggered by a deep depression off the Bay of Bengal, continues to lash West Bengal resulting in a flood like situation, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Saturday.
Kolkata, Aug 1 : Book lovers, young and old, turned up at Kolkata's leading lifestyle store Starmark's South City Mall outlet in south Kolkata to witness and interact with author Amish as he launched his new book 'Scion of Ikshvaku' on Friday.
New Delhi,Aug 1 : A BJP lawmaker has demanded that Delhi's Aurangzeb Road be renamed after former President APJ Abdul Kalam.
New Delhi, Aug 1: The Delhi Medical Council has barred four doctors from practising for the next one month for their negligence that led to the amputation of a 10-year-old boy's leg.
New Delhi, Aug 1 : Moisture and humidity levels hit a high during the rainy season, and this can leave your jewellery damaged. Go for plastic jewellery items that come in bright and vibrant colours and avoid metallic jewellery, says an expert.
New Delhi, Aug 1 : Isak Chisi Swu, co-founder of the northeast-based militant group National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Isak-Muivah (NSCN-IM) is set to be discharged next week, a source said on Saturday.
Kolkata, Aug 1 : Trains services in West Bengal were hit on Saturday following heavy overnight rainfall that flooded some crucial railways stations and car sheds.
New Delhi, Aug 1 : The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) on Saturday wrote to Delhi Police Commissioner B.S. Bassi seeking information about the number of complaints of crime against women.
New Delhi, Aug 1 : The Delhi Youth Congress on Saturday staged a protest outside the Pakistan High Commission here over the Gurdaspur terror attack and Pakistani scientist Abdul Qadeer Khan's derogatory remark about late former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam.
Bhubaneswar, Aug 1 : The Odisha government will set up the proposed Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) at Berhampur in Ganjam district, Sanjay Dasburma, the Employment and Technical Education and Training (ET and T) minister, said on Saturday.
Lucknow, Aug 1 : Uttar Pradesh governor Ram Naik on Saturday suggested to universities that students should no longer wear robes but Indian attire while receiving their degrees in convocation ceremonies, in accordance with late president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's wishes.
Jalandhar, Aug 1 : The Indian Army on Saturday honoured two railway employees who averted a major tragedy by spotting live bombs planted by terrorists on a railway bridge near Dinanagar town in Punjab's Gurdaspur district on July 27.
Kolkata, Aug 1 : The West Bengal forest department has ruled out foul play in the death of two tiger cubs in the Sundarbans Tiger Reserve, an official said on Saturday.
Ahemdabad, Aug 1 : A 17-year-old girl has accused five men of gang-raping her at a hotel in Maninagar in Ahmedabad.
Jaipur, Aug 1 : Heavy rains continued lash Rajasthan as water levels inched towards dangerous levels in Siroji and Jalore districts.
Mumbai, Aug 1 : Samajwadi Party leader M.F. Ghosi demanded that Raheen, the widow of hanged terrorist Yakub Memon, be nominated to the Rajya Sabha - leading to his being sacked as the Mumbai unit's vice president.
New Delhi, Aug 1 : Even as the budget session of the Nagaland assembly is on, the Congress leadership in the capital is all set to take action "very soon" against all its eight MLAs who have joined the state's Democratic Alliance of Nagaland (DAN) coalition government of which the BJP is a part.
Panaji, Aug 1 : An ailing grandmother, three trauma-prone minor children, concern for constituents and hypertension are some of the grounds which could have "convinced" the BJP-led Goa government to pardon convicted legislator Francisco Pacheco.
New Delhi/Mumbai, Aug 1 : Yuva Sena President Aditya Thackeray on Saturday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi and invited him to visit the "Virtual Classroom" project in civic schools in Mumbai.
Pune, Aug 01 : The striking students of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) deserve a round of applause for standing up to the government for imposing an undeserving chairman on them.
Mumbai, Aug 1 : Actress Sayantani Ghosh considers friends as an "important part of life" and, along with Deblina Chatterjee, feels they are like "members of family". Ahead of Friendship Day on Sunday, TV stars recall the best memories with their friends.
Kolkata, Aug 1 : Several parts of Kolkata were waterlogged following heavy overnight rain owing to a depression over Bay of Bengal caused by cyclone Komen, officials said on Saturday.
Lucknow, Aug 1 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will hold a two-day training programme for its workers in Bareilly starting Saturday, a party spokesman said.
New Delhi, Aug 1 : It was a cloudy morning here on Saturday, and the Met Office has forecast rain in many areas of the city.
Kolkata, July 31 : Amway India, a direct selling FMCG company, on Monday organized a fashion show Miss Attitude to launch a new range of colors under the brand Attitude in Kolkata.
Lucknow, Aug 1 : Shia clerics will meet Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav at his Delhi residence next week and tell him that members of their community were being targeted, a spokesman said on Saturday.
New Delhi, Aug 01 : Title - The Water Book-The Extraordinary Story of Our Most Ordinary Substance; Author - Alok Jha; Publisher - Headline (Britain); Pages - 376; Price - Rs.499
Dinhata (West Bengal), Aug 1 : Crackers were burst and people rejoiced as India and Bangladesh exchanged enclaves at the stroke of midnight on Friday-Saturday, ending the 68 years of stateless existence for over 51,000 enclave dwellers.
Jaipur, July 31 : The situation has started to improve in rain-affected areas of Rajasthan as no heavy rainfall was recorded in the state in the past 24 hours, officials said.
Srinagar, July 31 : Three Jammu and Kashmir Police personnel were injured on Friday as guerrillas in a vehicle fired on a police checkpost post on the Srinagar-Baramulla highway, police said.
Bhubaneswar, July 31 : The Odisha government has taken up 77 Public Private Partnership (PPP) projects involving investment of Rs.22,142 crore and, of these, 41 projects with investment of around Rs.5,589 crore are now operational, an official said on Friday.
Srinagar, July 31 : A Jammu and Kashmir Police official was injured on Friday as guerrillas fired on a police checkpost post on the Srinagar-Baramulla highway, police said.
New Delhi, July 31 : Nepal's former prime minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Friday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who assured him that India was fully committed to supporting Nepal in its reconstruction effort in the wake of the devastating April earthquake.
New Delhi, July 31 : Tripura Governor Tathagata Roy on Friday sparked a new controversy with his series of tweets on 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon, who was hanged on Thursday morning in Nagpur Central Jail.
Mumbai, July 31 : GVK MIAL (Mumbai International Airport Pvt. Ltd.) and Vistara on Friday announced the launch of mobile phone boarding pass facility for Vistara's customers travelling out of Mumbai's T2 terminal to New Delhi, Bangalore, Ahmedabad and Goa.
New Delhi, July 31 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday made a statement over the Gurdaspur attack in the Lok Sabha and said the term 'Hindu terrorists' coined by the previous UPA government has weakened India's stand on terrorism.
Pune, July 31 : Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday interacted with the students of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), who have been on strike over the appointment of television actor Gajendra Chauhan as their chairman.
Chandigarh, July 31 : Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Friday gave in principle approval for establishment of a renewable energy project which will use industrial waste to generate power.
Dinhata (West Bengal), July 31 : Having been "stateless" for 68 long years, more than 51,000 enclave dwellers will finally have a country of their own, when at the stroke of midnight Friday-Saturday, the historic exchange of enclaves between India and Bangladesh takes place.
Chandigarh, July 31 : As many as 427 missing children have been traced under Haryana Police's specially launched "Muskan" campaign and reunited them with their families.
New Delhi, July 31 : Twitter on Friday said that it has added four more Indian languages - Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi and Tamil - taking the count of supported languages to six.
Mumbai, July 31 : The Bombay High Court will deliver its verdict on Monday over food multinational Nestle India's petition challenging the orders of FSSAI and Maharashtra's FDA banning its products last month for containing toxic substances.
Pune, July 31 : Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday urged the Narendra Modi government "not to impose its will" on students of FTII here while attacking the RSS for promoting "mediocrity". The BJP hit back with its activists protesting his presence, and party leaders questioning his own credentials for being his party's second in command.
Kolkata, July 31 : The death count in West Bengal floods has gone up to 39, with many areas in six districts inundated, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said here on Friday, even as the met department predicted heavy to very heavy rainfalls in parts of the state over the next 48 hours.
Kolkata, July 31 : Indian museums should go for visitor studies to evaluate visitor satisfaction and overall experience which could help them design better exhibits in the future, said experts associated with US's Smithsonian Institution.
Bhubaneswar, July 31 : Three Maoists, including two women cadres, were killed in an encounter on the Odisha-Chhattisgarh border, Odisha DGP Sanjeev Marik said on Friday.
Mumbai, July 31 : Actress Aditi Rao Hydari and filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar will add the celebrity quotient to the ramp of the India International Jewellery Week (IIJW) 2015 as the showstoppers for Yoube Jewellery.
Chandigarh July 31 : The Haryana government on Friday announced it will set up women police stations in all the 21 districts of the state simultaneously on August 29, marking the Raksha Bandhan festival.
Chandigarh, July 31 : In a case of life imitating art, a young Pakistani woman crossed the border into India without valid travel documents - a la Salman Khan in Bollywood blockbuster 'Bajrangi Bhaijan', albeit in the reverse direction - and landed in police custody on Friday.
Kolkata, July 31 : The recently resurfaced runway at Air Force Station Panagarh in West Bengal's Burdwan district will be inaugurated on Tuesday, the defence ministry said here on Friday. Panagarh will be the eventual headquarters of a new Indian Army mountain strike corps that is in the process of being raised.
London, July 31 : A British-Indian woman is selling Indian street food in London to fund a school for girls in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer town, a media report said.
Raisen (Madhya Pradesh), July 31 : There were angry scenes in a district hospital in Madhya Pradesh's Raisen district on Friday when it was found that a patient was being given medicine meant for animals.