• Assam police officer docked for controversial Facebook post
    Guwahati (Assam) , Apr 29 : A senior police officer has been arrested in Assam for posting objectionable remarks against a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA (Member of the Legislative Assembly) on his Facebook account

  • 'Amendment will be endorsed by Opposition': Nepal Law Minister
    By Binod Prasad Adhikari, Kathmandu [Nepal], Apr 29 : Nepal's Law Minister Ajay Shankar Nayak has claimed that the newly registered amendment bill will be endorsed by the opposition.

  • 7th Junior Women's Hockey C'ship: Kerala edge past Bengal 6-4
    Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) , Apr 29 : Kerala Hockey defeated Bengal Hockey Association 6-4, in what was the most exciting game of the Day Three of the 7th Junior National Hockey Championship 2017 (Women) 'B' Division here on Saturday.

  • Pakistan -Iran ties tense after killing of 10 Iranian border guards by Pak terror group
    Dubai [United Arab Emirates], Apr.29 : Pakistan's relations with Iran have nosedived after the recent killing of ten Iranian border guards at Mirjaveh on the Sistan-Baluchistan border by the Pakistan-based Sunni terror outfit, Jaish al-Adl or "The Army of Justice".

  • 18-year-old Jehan Daruvala finishes on podium at F3 European C'ship
    Monza [Italy], Apr 29 : Adding yet another milestone to his ever-growing roster of Indian firsts in the world of motorsport, 18-year-old Jehan Daruvala made India proud on Saturday when he emerged as the second fastest driver in the FIA Formula 3 European Championships here at Monza.

  • Pakistan Army rejects Sharif Govt.'s notification on Dawn leaks
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Apr 29 : The Pakistan Army on Saturday rejected the federal government's notification on the Dawn leaks inquiry, saying that it is incomplete and not in line with the recommendations made by the inquiry board.

  • Art connoisseurs share platform at 'Prerna' Art camp
    New Delhi , Apr 29 : Art has no boundaries and it travels miles through the art of storytelling. It is said that a nation's statuette is measured through the development of art and culture of the country.

  • NITI Aayog rules out taxing agricultural income
    Hyderabad (Telangana) , Apr 29 : Rubbishing claims of taxes being levied on agricultural income, NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya stated that there has been no such proposal put forth by the chamber.

  • Can Modi speak on Gau Rakshaks widowing Muslim women: Azam Khan
    Rampur (Uttar Pradesh) , Apr 29,: Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealed to the Muslim community to find a proper solution for triple talaq, the Samajwadi Party criticized the former saying that he should also speak up on other issues which are being faced by the Muslim women.

  • Congress, BJP lock horns over PM Modi's Triple Talaq assertion
    New Delhi,, Apr 29,: Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealed to the Muslim community to find proper solution for Triple Talaq, the Congress rebuffed his assertion dubbing it as 'insignificant' while the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) strongly backed him saying that the saffron party is consistently working for the dignity of every Indian.

  • Jayalalithaa Kodanad estate murder: Prime suspect killed, another injured in accident
    Salem (Tamil Nadu), April 29 : The former driver of late chief minister Jayalalithaa and also the prime suspect of Kodanad estate murder case, C. Kanagaraj was killed on Friday in a road accident in Attur near Salem district in Tamil Nadu.

  • Bonobos more closely linked to us than chimps?
    Washington D.C. [USA], April 29 : Scientists have found that the muscular system of bonobos - a rare great ape species with a black face and black hair - may be more closely linked anatomically to the human ancestors than common chimpanzees.

  • Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: India to take on Great Britain in opener
    Ipoh [Malaysia], Apr 29 : The Indian men's hockey team, led by PR Sreejesh, will aim to begin the new season on a strong note when they take on Great Britain in the first match of the 26th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup here today.

  • 'Doctor Dolittle' pushes up its release to avoid 'Star Wars' clash
    Los Angeles [USA], Apr 29 : The 'Doctor' will arrive a little later than expected as Universal's upcoming movie 'Doctor Dolittle' has a new release date now.

  • Dhingra report: 'Truth shall prevail', says Robert Vadra
    New Delhi , April 29 : Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra on Saturday responded to the Dhingra Commission report's allegations, saying "truth shall prevail"

  • Pakistan crucial in termination of 'Big Three' from ICC: PCB
    Karachi [Pakistan], Apr 29 : Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan has said that his country played a big role in the termination of the 'Big Three', featuring the cricket boards of India, England and Australia, from the structure of the International Cricket Council (ICC).

  • CIO Research: availability gap inhibits digital transformation and costs enterprises Rs. 145 crore each year
    New Delhi , Apr 29 : 96 percent of organizations have Digital Transformation initiatives on their roadmap and more than half of those initiatives are in process now. There is obviously a huge appetite across enterprises to utilize innovation for competitive advantage and this places a huge burden on businesses to deliver access to services, data and apps, at any time and from anywhere 24.7.365.

  • Muslim community should save daughters from triple talaq: PM Modi
    New Delhi , Apr 29 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday appealed to the Muslim community to find for proper solution to end the controversial practice of triple talaq.

  • Nepal facing 'technical difficulties' in holding two phased polls
    Kathmandu [Nepal], Apr 29 : Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has admitted to technical difficulties in holding the May 14 polls in two phases and sought support from other political parties over the issue.

  • Anita Dongre all set to open two stores in New York
    New Delhi , Apr 29 : Designer Anita Dongre, who has been showcasing her couture lines at the fashion weeks, has become the first Indian designer to open not one but two stores in SoHo, New York's prime shopping locality.

  • Family, strangers come together to give Captain Ayush a sparkling farewell
    Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) , Apr 29 : Captain Ayush Yadav, who laid down his life fighting terrorists in Kupwara, Jammu and Kashmir, received a fitting farewell where his near and dear ones joined the nation in bidding him adieu.

  • Two lakh companies under MCA's radar for non-compliance of taxation laws
    New Delhi , Apr 29 : The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) on Saturday sent notices to around two lakh inoperative companies ordering them to terminate operations and de-register themselves from the MCA.

  • Ponting warns critics against writing off 'champion' Dhoni
    Melbourne [Australia], Apr 29 : Former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting has warned against writing off Mahendra Singh Dhoni as a dominant force in international cricket, adding that the former Indian captain has a significant role to play in the upcoming Champions Trophy, which is to be held in England and Wales from June 2.

  • Gamers, here are five games to watch out for
    New Delhi , Apr 29 : Online gaming in India has witnessed a surge with the creation of multiple new games, gaming forums and so on.

  • Making Dhingra report public is not 'criminal': BJP
    New Delhi , April 29 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Saturday took a dig at the Congress over their allegation that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) party leaked the Dhingra Commission report, saying that the latter must guilty otherwise would have demanded to make the report public themselves.

  • Chhattisgarh: CRPF arrests four Naxals in Bijapur
    Bijapur (Chhattisgarh),, Apr 29,: The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Saturday arrested four Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district during a search operation.

  • Pakistan -Iran ties tense after killing of 10 Iranian border guards by Pak terror group
    Dubai [United Arab Emirates], Apr.29 : Pakistan's relations with Iran have nosedived after the recent killing of ten Iranian border guards at Mirjaveh on the Sistan-Baluchistan border by the Pakistan-based Sunni terror outfit, Jaish al-Adl or "The Army of Justice".

  • Amit Shah begins 'Vistaar Yatra', marks grand arrival in Jammu and Kashmir'
    Jammu , Apr. 29 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Chief Amit Shah was accorded a grand welcome in Jammu and Kashmir today, where he landed on a two-day visit as part of his national 'Vistaar Yatra'.

  • Visakhapatnam: Wreath laying ceremony held for Kupwara braveheart Naik Venkataramana
    Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) , Apr 29,: A wreath laying ceremony was held with full honours at at INS Dega in Visakhapatnam as the nation paid tributes to Naik Venkataramana, who lost his life in Kupwara terror attack on Thursday.

  • Join the Breathefree movement and #SAVEYOURLUNGS
    New Delhi , Apr 29: Our choice of living has made us vulnerable to many lifestyle diseases. Smoking, no physical activity, food preferences and environmental factors like dust storm and pollution are making our lungs weak.

  • Pak's 'dream' of building CPEC will never come true: Senior Gilgit leader
    Brussels [Belgium], April 29 : With the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) progressing at full steam, senior leader from Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) Abdul Hamid Khan has asserted that the "dream" of the Pakistan Army and the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) of building the CPEC would never come true.

  • Amit Shah's 'Vistaar Yatra' in J-K: BJP leaders discuss peace, security
    Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) , April 29 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president Amit Shah on Saturday presided over a meeting with other saffron leaders and held discussions over how to make peace in the Valley during his two-day visit as a part of his national 'Vistaar Yatra'.

  • Beleaguered Kejriwal gets support from Rai, Khaira
    New Delhi Apr 29 : Delhi Chief Minister and AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday got support from some of his party leaders.

  • Vettel pips Raikkonen to top Russian GP third practice
    Johannesburg [South Africa], Apr 29 : Four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel fended off his team-mate Kimi Raikkonen as Ferrari made a one-two finish in the third and final practice session of this weekend's Russian Grand Prix here on Saturday.

  • EPFO to provide 10 lakh homes in next two years
    New Delhi Apr 29 : The Empoyees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) will join hands with the Urban Development Ministry to build 10 lakh homes in next two years, said Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya on Saturday.

  • Will vote for India in case of referendum: Senior Gilgit leader
    Brussels [Belgium], Apr. 29 : Asserting that India has never committed any atrocities on the people of Gilgit or forcefully occupied its land like Pakistan, senior leader from Gilgit Baltistan Abdul Hamid Khan stated that if a referendum was to take place then the people from the disputed territory would chose New Delhi over Islamabad for governance any given day.

  • Ludhiana factory catches fire
    Ludhiana (Punjab) , Apr 29 : A factory in Ludhiana, Punjab, caught fire on Saturday.

  • Pak Varsity bans 'bed sharing' in girls' hostels
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Apr 29 : In what can be termed as a bizarre move, a well known university in Pakistan has banned "bed sharing" in girls' hostels.

  • Miss India finalist Sonika Chauhan killed in car accident
    Kolkata , April 29 : In a shocking incident, Miss India finalist Sonika Chauhan died in a car accident on Saturday at Lake Mall in Kolkata.

  • Sharif approves removal of Adviser Tariq Fatemi over Dawn leaks
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Apr 29 : Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday approved the recommendations of the Dawn leaks inquiry committee to remove Tariq Fatemi as Advisor on Foreign Affairs.

  • Rome: Pope Francis rents private beach for 'disabled'
    New York [U.S.], Apr. 29 : His Holiness Pope Francis has rented a private beach near Rome in order to help a charity group people with disabilities enjoy the sea and sands.

  • Invited Poland to actively join 'Make in India': Hamid Ansari
    Onboard Air India One Apr 29 : Vice President Hamid Ansari on Saturday said he has invited Poland to become an active part of India's successful Make in India programme.

  • With U-Dictionary app, you can now tap to translate in WhatsApp
    New Delhi , Apr 29 : The latest version of U-Dictionary Android app (v 2.6.1) now allows you to just Copy an English Word in a WhatsApp message and instantly get the meaning in your native language via Tap to Translate feature.

  • Online support can help people with bipolar disorder
    Washington D.C. [USA], April 29 : Briton researchers have developed a cheap and accessible online relapse prevention tool for people, who seek support following treatment of Bipolar Disorder.

  • Bihar: Police seizes 27 liquor bottles in Gaya
    Gaya (Bihar) , Apr 29 : Police on Saturday arrested two persons with 27 bottles of liquor from Ganga Damodar Express in Bihar's Gaya station.

  • IRW '17: Indian handlooms take the ramp to revival
    New Delhi , Apr 29 : In the current melange of high-street labels and fast fashion, India Runway Week (IRW) Season 8 saw Indian handlooms weave its magic on the ramp on Day 1.

  • Prisoner shot to death in Delhi's Rohini court
    New Delhi,, Apr 29,: A prisoner, who was shot at in the premises of Delhi's Rohini court on Saturday morning, succumbed to his injuries.

  • Patna: Three injured in bomb blast in school
    Patna (Bihar), April 29 : At least three children were injured on Saturday after a low intensity bomb exploded in a Patna school.

  • Sonam Kapoor mourns nani's demise with heartfelt post
    New Delhi , Apr 29 : Maternal grandmother of Sonam Kapoor, Draupadi Hingorani Bhambani, has passed away in the wee hours of Saturday.

  • Friction between Pak, Iran after Pak terror group kills 10 Iranian border guards
    Dubai [United Arab Emirates), Apr.29 : Pakistan's relations with Iran have nosedived after the recent killing of ten Iranian border guards at Mirjaveh on the Sistan-Baluchistan border by the Pakistan-based Sunni terror outfit, Jaish al-Adl or "The Army of Justice".

  • Turkey may use FETO as bargaining chip for India's NSG bid
    New Delhi , Apr 29 : Amid speculations that FETO in India could cause friction during talks between visiting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, analysts have suggested that Turkey could use the issue of Fethullah Gulen-linked educational institutions as a bargaining chip with India, in return of supporting New Delhi's entry into the elite Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) group.

  • Twitter account 'hacked', anti-Anna messages posted: Manish Sisodia
    New Delhi , April 29 : The official Twitter handle of Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia appeared to have been hacked on Saturday, as claimed by the minister himself.

  • Cate Blanchett returns to theatre with 'All About Eve'
    Los Angeles [USA], Apr 29 : Academy award winning actress Cate Blanchett is all set to return to stage with the theatrical adaptation of 'All about Eve'.

  • Time for India to be tax-compliant: Jaitley
    New Delhi , Apr 29 : Introspecting the non-compliance of tax havens with currency and fiscal reforms, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday asserted that it is important for the Indian economy to move from a non-compliant to a highly-compliant state.

  • Testosterone boosts confidence in men: Study
    Washington D.C. [USA], April 29 : A study has found that higher levels of testosterone in men may boost their confidence by increasing their tendency to rely more on intuitive judgments and reduce cognitive reflection.

  • Swamy stirs row, says Muslim women have 'third class status' in Islam
    New Delhi , April 29 : Citing examples of 'triple talaq' and the practice of 'marrying four wives' in Islam, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Saturday described Swamy Prasad Maurya's comments on Muslim women as 'correct', asserting that there is no gender equality and women have third class status in Islamic religion.

  • Nadal fends off unseeded Hyeon to reach Barcelona Open semis
    Barcelona [Spain], Apr 29 : Fourteen-time Grand Slam Champion Rafael Nadal survived an early scare against South Korea's Chung Hyeon to book his place in the semi-finals of the Barcelona Open for a 10th time here last evening.

  • U.S. mulling deploying up to 5,000 additional soldiers in Afghanistan
    Kabul [Afghanistan], Apr 29 : The Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan has said that the U.S officials are considering a further deployment of around 5,000 additional troops, even though the new administration's strategy for Afghanistan has not yet been finalised.

  • 'Logan' to return with a 'black n white' version
    New Delhi , Apr 29 : Logan fans, Rejoice! You can get one more chance to see your favorite Marvel mutant on the big screen.

  • Arch Academy of Design takes initiative for hosting workshop on international cultural governance in India
    New Delhi , Apr 29: Arch Academy of Design as a host partner institution in India with support of the Government of Rajasthan hosted an International Cultural Governance Workshop at Zorba, The Buddha, Ghitorni Delhi with collaboration of European Network on Cultural Management and Policy, Creative Europe, The Creative Enterprise Programme of the European Union, The University of Antwerp and The University of the Arts, London.