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  • 15,000-strong special force to protect Chinese in Pakistan
    Islamabad [Pakistan], June 26 : Pakistan has deployed a special military force of 15,000 for the protection of Chinese working on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and other similar projects in the country.

  • J-K Deputy CM says tight security in place for Amarnath Yatra
    Jammu and Kashmir , June 26 : In the wake of the Amarnath Yatra 2017, Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh asserted that all security arrangements have been made and the public need not worry about anything.

  • Sharif hopeful about improving ties with Afghanistan
    Karachi [Pakistan], June 26 : Pakistan Prime MinisĀ­ter Nawaz Sharif has expressed confidence that bilateral relationship between Islamabad and Kabul would improve after certain decisions that were reached when he met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani are implemented.

  • Education, training needed to help human trafficking victims
    Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 26 : Knowing a little bit more about human trafficking could help save someone and so, a recent research has highlighted the need for education and training.

  • Social support makes retirement easy for gay men, lesbians
    Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 26 : Gay men and lesbians, who feel socially supported, feel more secure about their retirement than heterosexual adults, a recent research has found.

  • Turns out, there were two Harry Potters all along!
    New Delhi , Jun 26 : It's been twenty years since the first 'Harry Potter' book hit the shelves, but we still keep learning new things about JK Rowling's magical world.

  • Uttar Pradesh woman thrashes mother-in-law over property claim
    Etah (Uttar Pradesh) , June 26 : A woman in Uttar Pradesh's Etah district allegedly thrashed her 85-year-old mother-in-law and pushed her off the terrace for not registering the property in her name.

  • Feliciano Lopez fends off Marin Cilicto lift Queen's Club trophy
    Johannesburg [South Africa], June 26 : Spanish veteran Feliciano Lopez produced a spirited performance as he bounced back from a set down to defeat Croatia's Marin Cilic and lift the Aegon Championships title at Queen's Club last evening.

  • ICC Women's WC: Aussies, Windies prepare to start campaigns
    Dubai [UAE], June 26 : Four years on from their ICC Women's World Cup success in Mumbai, Australia will once again meet the team they defeated in the final, West Indies, as they begin the defence of their title in Taunton on Monday.

  • President, PM extend greetings on Eid-ul-Fitr
    New Delhi , June 26 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday greeted the people on the auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr.

  • PM Modi in U.S. hails success of gas subsidy transfer scheme
    Virginia [U.S.A.], June 26 : Hailing the role of technology in bringing transparency in governance, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi narrated the success of direct benefit transfer of gas subsidy, in reference to the flagship Ujjwala Yojana, to the Indian Diaspora here.

  • Boat capsizes in Colombia: Nine dead, 21 injured, more than 30 missing
    Bogota [Colombia], June 26 : The death toll in the incident in which a boat carrying as many as 150 tourists capsized in a reservoir near Medellin, Colombia on Sunday, has risen to nine.

  • Da Costa death triggers violent protests in east London
    London [U.K.], June 26 : The death of a 25-year-old black man from wounds allegedly sustained during his arrest by police triggered protests in east London.

  • UP CM Adityanath greets people on Eid ul-Fitr
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , June 26 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday greeted the people on the occasion of Eid ul-Fitr.

  • Nation to celebrate Eid today, President Mukherjee extends warm wishes
    New Delhi , June 26 : Eid-ul-Fitr, which marks the culmination of the fasting month of Ramadan, is being celebrated across India today.

  • Improving cancer detection with help of body noise
    Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 26 : According to a recent research, body's own 'seismic noise' can help improve the cancer detection.

  • BJP backs PM Modi's Emergency remark
    New Delhi , June 26 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday backed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Emergency remark saying that the young generation must recall and remember the dark chapter in the electoral history.

  • Rajnath Singh sends message of peace to Kashmir on occasion of Eid
    New Delhi , June 26 : Calling for an end to violence in Jammu and Kashmir, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh issued a special message of peace and brotherhood on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr.

  • BJP asks Congress to introspect after Vaghela slams Sonia Gandhi
    New Delhi/Kolkata , June 26 : After senior Congress leader Shankersinh Vaghela said that his commitment to party president Sonia Gandhi was over, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday said the grand old party should introspect as to why their own party leaders are going against it.

  • White House forgoes Ramadan dinner for first time in two decades
    Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], June 26 : The White House did not host an Iftar dinner to commemorate Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting, for the first time in nearly two decades.

  • VIP 2: Dhanush, Kajol share crackling chemistry, star power in official trailer
    New Delhi , June 26 : 'VIP 2' has been in news ever since its teaser was introduced. The chemistry and star power of Kajol and Dhanush have been expected to make it a rivetting watch.

  • Rahane, Kuldeep star in India's second ODI win against West Indies
    Port of Spain [West Indies], June 26 : India won the second ODI against West Indies by a margin of 105 runs to take a 1-0 lead in the five-match ODI series here at the Queen's Park Oval on Sunday.

  • PM Modi in U.S. hails success of gas subsidy transfer scheme
    Virginia [U.S.A.], June 26 : Hailing the role of technology in bringing transparency in governance, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi narrated the success of direct benefit transfer of gas subsidy, in reference to the flagship Ujjwala Yojana, to the Indian Diaspora here.

  • Trump-Modi should focus on sorting trade, investment differences: Tanvi Madan
    Washington D.C [USA], June 26 : Director, Indian Projects at Brookings Institution in Washington D.C. Tanvi Madan has stated that the priority for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Donald Trump should be to build personal chemistry, increase the cooperation on the line of defence and security front and to sort out trade and investment differences.

  • ISSF Junior World Championship: Yashaswini Singh Deswal bags gold in 10m air pistol
    New Delhi , June. 26 : Chandigarh's 20-year old Yashaswini Singh Deswal was crowned Junior World Champion in the Women's 10m Air Pistol at the end of day two of the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Junior World Championship Rifle/Pistol, underway in Suhl, Germany.

  • 'Pitch Perfect 3' trailer teases 'farewell' to Bellas!
    Washington D.C. [USA], June 26 : Attention Bellas! Finally, the official trailer of 'Pitch Perfect 3' has dropped, offering that the threequel is all set to bid 'farewell' to the trilogy.

  • Everyone excited to invest in India, looking forward to GST rollout: Google CEO Sundar Pichai
    Washington D.C. [USA], June 25 : After attending the CEOs roundtable conference with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Google CEO Sundar Pichai said here that the former was focused on getting insights on how to attract more foreign investment.

  • Operation Prahaar shakes confidence of Naxals in Sukma
    Raipur (Chhattisgarh) June 25 : The Operation Prahaar is believed to have shaken the confidence of Naxals here in the area, as for the first time the security forces delved deep inside the Naxal core area in Sukma and launched a major offensive against them.

  • Hope PM Modi shares vision of 'Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam' with Trump: Divine Shakti Foundation
    Washington DC [U.S.] , June 25 : Ahead of the much awaited meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Donald Trump, Divine Shakti Foundation president Sadhvi Bhagwati on Sunday hoped the vision of 'Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam' was conveyed to the U.S. President by the Prime Minister.

  • UK Parliament: At least 90 email accounts hit by cyber attack
    Westminster [London], June 25 : Houses of Parliament spokesman on Sunday said that less than 90 email accounts belonging to the peers and the MPs are believed to have been hacked by an orchestrated cyber-attack.

  • Prioritise national interest while choosing President: JD (U) tells RJD workers
    Patna (Bihar) , June 26 : Amidst the alleged rift between the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and Janata Dal (United) [JD(U)] over their contradictory choices on backing a presidential nominee, the latter has said the decision needs to be taken keeping national interest in mind rather than engaging in political confrontation.

  • Femina Miss India 2017 gets its winners
    New Delhi , June 26 : Femina Miss India 2017 has finally got its three new faces, with the glamorous finale last night.

  • From PeeCee to KJo, BTown wishes 'Eid Mubarak'
    New Delhi , June 26 : The Tinsel Town can be one of the best examples of unity in diversity.

  • Unidentified men loot 37 lakh from Flipkart centre in Delhi
    New Delhi , June 26 : Unidentified men looted Rs.37 lakh from a Flipkart dispatch centre in the Jhilmil Industrial Area of Delhi yesterday.

  • Gorkhas dejected over questions raised on them being Indians
    Darjeeling (Assam) , June 26 : As the indefinite shutdown in Darjeeling entered its 11th day on Monday, the Gorkhas expressed their dejection over doubts being raised about their nationality.

  • In-form Rahane provides balance to the ODI side, believes Kohli
    Port of Spain [West Indies], June 26 : A blistering ton by stand-in opener Ajinkya Rahane on Sunday guided India to a comprehensive win against the West Indies in the second one-day international between the two sides at the Queen's Park Oval here on Sunday.

  • BJP President Amit Shah arrives in Puducherry
    Puducherry , June 26 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah arrived in Puducherry on a two-day visit on Monday.

  • Seven killed, 5 injured after jeep rolls down cliff in Shimla
    Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) , June 26 : At least seven people were killed and five others suffered serious injuries when the jeep they were travelling rolled down a cliff in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh last night.

  • Boozing makes ageing clock tick faster
    Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 26 : Next time you reach for that glass of whiskey, you may want to rethink as a recent research has revealed that the more alcohol you drink, the more your cells appear to age.

  • Fighting Pakistan's dirty war in Kashmir Valley amid bad politics
    New Delhi , June 26 : The heinous abduction from a marriage ceremony in Kulgam town and killing of Lt. Umar Fayaz followed by the brutal massacre and mutilation of six Jammu and Kashmir policemen in Anantnag district and the barbaric lynching of Deputy Superintendent of Police Ayub Pandith by a mob outside Srinagar's Jama Masjid, mark an unprecedented high in the Pakistan-sponsored and supported proxy war and radicalisation of the Kashmir Valley.

  • PM Modi lauds MEA, Sushma Swaraj for 'helping Indians in distress across the globe'
    Virginia [U.S.A.], June 26 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while lauding the proactive approach of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj as he addressed the Indian Diaspora in the United States, asserted that the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has emerged as a strong humanitarian force for Indians globally.

  • Partnership with TATA for F-16s will create jobs in U.S., India: Lockheed Martin
    Washington D.C. [USA], June 26 : U.S. arms maker Lockheed Martin Corp has expressed optimism for its partnership with Tata Advanced Systems to build F-16 fighter jets, saying that if selected, the deal has the potential to generate economic benefit and jobs in U.S. and India.

  • Indian diaspora showers praise on PM Modi
    Virginia [U.S.A.], June 26 : The Indian diaspora in the United States showered praise on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his comprehensive speech as he addressed them here and said his efforts to make a better India are praiseworthy.

  • Israel targets Syrian artillery, ammunition truck
    Damascus [Syria], June 26 : On the second day of the Israeli military strikes in the Golan Heights, the Israel Defence Forces struck two artillery launchers and an ammunition truck on the Syrian side of the border.

  • Now, a 'friendly' car horn that alerts without jarring
    Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 26 : A team of researchers has come up with a car horn that alerts people to danger while reducing the cacophony on city streets.

  • Kohli showers praise on Rahane as India wins second ODI against WI
    Port of Spain [West Indies], June 26 : As a century partnership for the opening wicket between Ajinkya Rahane and Shikhar Dhawan drove India to an astounding win of the Indian Cricket Team over West Indies in the second ODI here at the Queen's Park Oval on Sunday, skipper Virat Kohli showered praise on the former, citing he gives Team India the leverage of adding an extra bowler in the side.

  • PM Modi in U.S.: Business honchos point to taxation as hurdle for investments in India
    Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], June 26 : In his second leg of his three-nation tour, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a round table meeting with business leaders in the U.S., Indian American businessmen pointed to the dual taxation as a major hurdle for investments in India.

  • Wound healing goes up in cigarette smoke
    Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 26 : When it comes to wound healing, vaping may be better than cigarette smoking, according to a recent research.

  • Congress slams Sushma Swaraj for attacking Presidential nominee Meira Kumar
    New Delhi , June 26 : The Congress on Monday slammed External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj for targetting Opposition Presidential nominee Meira Kumar, saying that the former should refrain from doing such things while holding a responsible position.

  • Three dead, 30 missing after boat capsizes in Columbia
    Bogota [Columbia], June 26 : A boat carrying as many as 150 tourists capsized in a reservoir near Medellin, Colombia on Sunday, officials from the air force said.

  • Indian diaspora showers praise on PM Modi
    Virginia [U.S.A.], June 26 : The Indian diaspora in the United States showered praise on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his comprehensive speech as he addressed them here and said his efforts to make a better India are praiseworthy.

  • PM Modi in U.S. interacts with CEOs, talks about GST, Make in India
    Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], June 26 : In the second leg of his three-nation tour, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met and interacted with 20 top American CEOs at a roundtable meeting in Washington D.C., and talked about various topics ranging from the Goods and Services Tax (GST), technology, India's economy and Digital India, Make in India, Skill Development, Demonetisation and the thrust towards renewable energy among others.

  • PM Modi lauds MEA, Sushma Swaraj for 'helping Indians in distress across the globe'
    Virginia [U.S.A.], June 26 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while lauding the proactive approach of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj as he addressed the Indian Diaspora in the United States, asserted that the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has emerged as a strong humanitarian force for Indians globally.

  • Will make India of your dreams: PM Modi tells Indian diaspora in U.S.
    Washington D.C. [USA], June 26 : Asserting that positive environment has enveloped India under his regime, Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing the Indian Diaspora in the United States assured that he will fulfill all their dreams they have for their motherland.

  • India's surgical strikes weren't criticised, except by those who faced consequences: PM Modi in U.S.
    Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], June 26 : Highlighting the success of surgical strikes against terror havens along the Line of Control (LoC), Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here that the move was a double-edged sword for which the entire world could have questioned New Delhi, but only those who faced the consequences took to criticising them.

  • Partnership with TATA for F-16s will create jobs in U.S., India: Lockheed Martin
    Washington D.C. [USA], June 26 : U.S. arms maker Lockheed Martin Corp has expressed optimism for its partnership with Tata Advanced Systems to build F-16 fighter jets, saying that if selected, the deal has the potential to generate economic benefit and jobs in U.S. and India.

  • GST a game changing reform, will remove barriers: Krish Iyer, CEO Walmart India
    Washington D.C. [USA], June 26 : Walmart India CEO Krish Iyer hailed the Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill, which will be rolled out on July 1st, as a 'game changing reform' that would ease business barriers and help bring down prices of essential commodities in the long run.

  • 'Greed for power' is keeping RJD-JDU united: BJP
    Patna (Bihar) , June 25 : Amid speculations of rift between the grand alliance of Janata Dal-United (JD-U) and the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) after difference of opinion on the presidential nominee, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday said the coalition of the two parties was a 'mismatch' adding that the disruption being witnessed was obvious.

  • Muslim community relieved as GJM offers 12-hour 'window' for Eid in Darjeeling
    Darjeeling (Assam) , June 25 : Hailing the decision of the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) to levy 12 hours relaxation for the Muslim community to observe Eid in the protest-torn Darjeeling, Jama Masjid Imam, Ahmed Ali Kadri on Sunday said that demands of the agitators should be met.

  • Caution before Trump-Modi meeting
    By Smita Prakash, Washington D.C. [USA], June 25 : If the first twelve hours are any indication, India is playing the D.C. game with caution.