• Stuttgart Open: `Wild-card` Sharapova marks winning comeback from doping ban
    London [U.K], Apr 27 : Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova marked her competitive return from a 15-month doping suspension with a straight-sets victory over Italy's Roberta Vinci in the opening round of the Stuttgart Open last evening.

  • Rajnath to chair meeting reviewing J-K package implementation
    New Delhi , April 27 : An inter-ministerial meeting will be held today at 11 a.m. to review the implementation of the Rs. 80,000 crore-development package for Jammu and Kashmir as announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • Here's why milk is good for your child's growth
    Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 27 : A recent study suggests dairy proteins may be an even higher quality source of protein compared to vegetable-based protein sources than previously thought.

  • Amroha: Another case of triple talaq 'through speed post' emerges
    Amroha (Uttar Pradesh) , April 27 : Another instance of triple talaq has come to light in Uttar Pradesh's Amroha district where a woman named Alka Parvin received divorce papers through speed post.

  • PVR Cinemas signs five-theatre deal with IMAX
    New Delhi , Apr 27 : Multiplex chain PVR Ltd. on Wednesday signed an agreement with IMAX Corporation to add five more IMAX theatres in the Indian market. Through this rollout, PVR cinemas will reach a count of 10 IMAX screens and retain its position as the largest IMAX partner in India.

  • Huth's own goal hands Arsenal 1-0 PL win over Leicester
    London [U.K.], Apr 27 : Robert Huth struck a goal in his own net as Arsenal secured crucial three points in the race for the Premier League's top-four finish with a 1-0 win over title holders Leicester City at the Emirates Stadium here on Thursday.

  • Real estate sector revived after demonetisation: PropTiger Report
    New Delhi , Apr 27 : According to the real estate advisory firm's findings, the real estate sector

  • UN Global Compact's annual conference commences in New Delhi
    New Delhi , Apr 27 : The United Nations Global Compact on Wednesday kicked off its two-day event, bringing together over 300 leaders from business, finance, civil society, government and the UN in New Delhi for its regional flagship event 'Making Global Goals Local Business - India'.

  • J-K: Separatist leader Asiya Andrabi arrested
    Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , April 27 : Separatist leader Asiya Andrabi has been arrested in Srinagar.

  • Ruchir Modi denies role in cancellation of RCA elections
    New Delhi , Apr 27 : Downplaying C.P. Joshi's allegation that the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) elections were cancelled on Lalit Modi's son Ruchir Modi's accord, the latter on Friday denied his involvement in the aforementioned development.

  • UTStarcom to expand its footprint in India
    New Delhi , Apr 27 : UTStarcom India Telecom Pvt. Ltd., a global telecommunications infrastructure provider on Wednesday announced its plan to increase its investment in India at the 'Next Gen Innovation Summit 2017- and Beyond', an event organised by UTStarcom Inc.

  • Media representation of public shooters responsible for bias
    Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 27 : We might not realise it but the effect media stories have on our minds is immense.

  • JK: Terrorists attack Army camp in Kupwara
    Srinagar , Apr. 27 : A massive gunbattle is underway as terrorists attacked an Indian Army camp in Kupwara's Panzgam in Jammu and Kashmir today.

  • PM Modi to inaugurate maiden UDAN flight today
    New Delhi , Apr. 27 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate flights under the Regional Connectivity Scheme

  • Key U.S. lawmakers in favour of Obamacare replacement
    Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], Apr 27 : A group of U.S. lawmakers have extended their support to President Donald Trump's plan to replace his predecessor's landmark healthcare scheme.

  • Turkey: Over 1,000 'secret imams' detained in raids
    Istanbul [Turkey], Apr 27 : At least 1,000 people, accused of being 'secret imams' for an American-based cleric, have been detained in Turkey.

  • Ahmedabad: Demonetised currency notes recycled to develop usable products
    Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , Apr 27 : In a bid to recycle waste and turn it into something useful, students of the National Institute of Design (NID) here are attempting to develop usable products from scrapped currency notes.

  • Trump unveils blueprint for major tax reforms
    Washington D.C. [U.S.A], April 27 : U.S. President Donald Trump has released a tax plan that proposes to cut income tax rates, slash taxes for businesses and on overseas corporate profits returned to the country.

  • Villain character lured Priyanka Chopra to choose 'Baywatch'
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , April 27 : Starting the promotions of her maiden Hollywood film 'Baywatch' from India, Global icon Priyanka Chopra said after some amazing scripts, she chose 'Baywatch' as it is a big global movie and playing the character of a villain was something she found challenging.

  • No credibility to former Taliban spokesperson's claim: India
    New Delhi , April 27 : India on Wednesday shrugged off former Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan spokesperson Ehsanullah Ehsaan's claim that New Delhi and Afghanistan intelligence agencies gave funds and other assistance to Pakistani Taliban militants to fight Islamabad.

  • Denial of consular access indicates Jadhav already executed: Defence experts
    New Delhi , Apr 27 : Following Pakistan's denial of consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav, defence experts have expressed strong feeling towards the possibility of the execution of the former Indian naval officer, adding that Pakistan does not honour its commitments towards international obligations.

  • BJP credits MCD polls clean sweep to PM Modi's credibility
    New Delhi , Apr 27 : Owing their victory to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's credibility, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday said called on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to start paying attention towards getting 'wise'.

  • SC to hear Sahara-SEBI refund case today
    New Delhi , Apr 27 : The Supreme Court on Thursday will hear a case involving Sahara chief Subrata Roy and the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) over a dispute of returning money to its investors.

  • SYL Canal hearing n SC today
    New Delhi , Apr 27 : The Supreme Court on Thursday will hear the Sutlej Yamuna Link (SYL) Canal matter.

  • French Intelligence labels Assad Govt. responsible for chemical attack
    London [U.K.], April 26 : France has said that it has evidence that the Bashar-Al-Assad-led Syrian Government was responsible for the chemical attack that killed 89 people.

  • Helicopter carrying CoBRA commandos crash-lands, five injured
    Sukma (Chhattisgarh), April 26 : A helicopter carrying CoBRA commandos crash-landed at Chintagufa in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh on Wednesday.

  • Pak origin Canadian Senator robbed in Islamabad
    Islamabad [Pakistan], April 26 : A Canadian Senator of Pakistani origin was allegedly robbed in Islamabad. The police have lodged a complaint against two unidentified men.

  • Kerala CM vehicle not to have red beacon
    Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) , Apr 26 : The Kerala cabinet on Wednesday decided to remove the red beacon from Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's vehicle and other government owned vehicles too.

  • Ansari leaves for Poland after concluding visit to Armenia
    Yeravan [Armenia],Apr 26 :Vice President Hamid Ansari left for Poland for the second and final leg of his two-nation visit after concluding his three-day trip to Armenia on Wednesday.

  • EC says EVM's are tamper proof
    New Delhi , April 26 : Delhi State Election Commissioner S. K. Srivastava on Wednesday said all Electronic Voting Machine's (EVM's) were tamper-proof and there was no doubt about the results in the Municipals polls.

  • Infosys launches integrated Artificial Intelligence platform 'Nia'
    New Delhi , Apr 27 : IT services provider Infosys Ltd. on Thursday announced the launch of Infosys Nia, the next-generation Artificial Intelligence (AI) platform building on the success of the Company's first-generation AI platform, Infosys Mana, and its Robotic Process Automation (RPA) solution, AssistEdge.

  • IRDAI approves Edelweiss Tokio Life's POS-Life Product 'Saral Nivesh'
    New Delhi , Apr 27 : Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance, the joint venture between the Edelweiss Group and Tokio Marine Holdings of Japan, on Wednesday obtained approval from the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) for 'POS - Saral Nivesh' , which will be sold over the counter for the first time in India under the POS (Point of Sale) guidelines.

  • Damascus airport explosion caused by Israeli airstrike: Report
    Jerusalem [Israel], Apr 27 : Explosions were heard near Damascus's airport on Thursday morning, allegedly caused by an Israeli airstrike.

  • Pak SC receives officials' names for Panama Papers investigation team
    Islamabad [Pakistan], April 27 : The departments tasked with deputing a representative each to the joint investigation team (JIT), which will probe the money laundering case against Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family, have submitted lists of the proposed names to the Supreme Court.

  • PM Modi greets Metropolitan Mar Chrysostom on his 100th birthday
    New Delhi , Apr. 27 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday greeted his eminence Metropolitan Emeritus of the Mar Thoma Syrian Church of Malabar Philipose Mar Chrysostum on the special occasion of his Centenary celebrations.

  • Parkinson's disease starts in gut: Study
    Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 27 : A recent study suggests that parkinson's disease, a disorder of the central nervous system, may start in the gut and spread to the brain via the vagus nerve.

  • Soy protein eases severity of inflammatory bowel disease
    Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 27 : People suffering from inflammatory bowel diseases should eat a diet supplemented with soy protein as it may serve as an effective adjunct therapy.

  • Mothers drinking colas increase risk of obesity in kids
    Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 27 : Pregnant or breastfeeding mothers should avoid taking diet high in fructose-containing sugars as it increases the risk of their kids being obese or diabetic.

  • Google updates its 'search' feature, introduces quality improvements
    New Delhi , Apr 27 : Aiming to deliver more long-term and impactful changes to Search, Google on Wednesday announced key updates to its algorithms and introduced additional features to address the challenges with locating relevant from the most reliable sources available.

  • MCD polls victory is triumph against politics of 'excuses': BJP
    New Delhi , April 27 : Taking a dig at the opposition after retaining the three municipal corporations in the national capital for the third term in a row, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday stated that this victory has put an end to the trend of blame-game.

  • Scientists suggest improvement in animal testing protocols for production of drugs
    Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 27 : Animal rights activists have been debating about the use of animals in biomedical research since long but scientists suggest improvements to animal testing protocols could boost credibility and usefulness.

  • Kashmir Army camp attack: Two terrorists, three soldiers killed
    Srinagar , Apr. 27 : Two terrorists have been killed, while three soldiers have lost their lives as an Army camp in Kupwara's Panzgam in Jammu and Kashmir is presently under attack.

  • Lahore HC to hear petition challenging Hafiz Saeed's detention
    Lahore [Pakistan], Apr 27 : The Lahore High Court on Thursday is likely to hear a petition challenging Jamaat-ud- Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Muhammad Saeed's detention by Pakistan.

  • FBI Director James Comey to testify before Senate Judiciary Committee
    Washington [U.S.A.], Apr 27 : FBI director James Comey is set to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee scheduled for May 3.

  • Afghanistan: Around 100 Taliban, ISIS militants killed in clashes
    Kabul [Afghanistan], Apr 27 : As many as 100 Taliban and pro-ISIS militants were killed in a clashes in northern Afghanistan.

  • 24 Sindhi activists abducted by Pak agencies still missing
    Islamabad [Pakistan], April 27 : Prominent Sindhi nationalist organisation Jeay Sindh Muttahida Mahaz (JSMM) has said that as many as 24 of its activists have been abducted by Pakistan's Law Enforcement Agencies in broad day light, and are still missing.

  • 'Ashtadhatu' idol worth Rs. 45 crore seized along Indo-Nepal border
    Siliguri (West Bengal) , Apr 27 : In a successful attempt, the Sashatra Seema Bal (SSB) 41battalion in a joint operation with the Preventive and Intelligence Siliguri unit detained a person who was trying to smuggle an 'Ashtadhatu' (metallic) idol along Indo-Nepal border.

  • A mesmerising evening of 'ghazals & social message'-`jashn-e-dosti`
    New Delhi , April 27 : Noted social worker and cultural activist Dr Mridula Tandon was the recipient of honours and felicitated at a graceful assembly of writers and social figures, organised by the foundation SIET, on Tuesday evening at India International Centre.

  • IPL 2017: Uthappa, Gambhir power KKR to thumping win over Pune
    Pune (Maharashtra) , Apr 27 : Robin Uthappa and Gautam Gambhir struck blistering half centuries as Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) defeated Rising Pune Supergiant by seven wickets in a crucial encounter in the ongoing IPL season 10 at the Saurashtra Cricket Stadium on Wednesday.

  • MCD Polls: Congress admits lack of unity led to failure
    New Delhi/Hyderabad, April 27,: Following the party's dismal performance in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) polls, the Congress on Thursday admitted that they fought more on individual lines than collectively.

  • Increased vote share shows Delhi's belief in us: Cong
    New Delhi , Apr 27 : Accepting its defeat in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) polls, the Congress on Thursday said that increased vote share in their basket as compared to the last elections has proven that the people of Delhi believe in the ideology of the grand old party.

  • SC to hear WhatsApp Private Policy case today
    New Delhi , Apr 27 : The Supreme Court on Thursday will hear the WhatsApp Privacy Policy case.

  • SC to continue hearing plea challenging mandatory Aadhaar
    New Delhi , Apr 27 : The Supreme Court will on Thursday continue hearing the plea challenging the government's move to make Aadhaar card mandatory.

  • Yogi Adityanath led-govt. transfers 84 IAS officers
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh), April 26 : The Uttar Pradesh Government on Wednesday transferred 84 Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers including 37 District Magistrates.

  • I can do 10 times better cricket commentary than KRK: Rakhi Sawant
    New Delhi , April 26 : Mocking KRK aka Kamaal Rashid Khan for his commentary at the latest IPL match between Kings Xi Punjab and Gujarat lions, controversy queen Rakhi Sawant claimed that she can do 10 times better and can teach him as well.

  • ICC meeting: BCCI loses both revenue and governance votes
    Dubai [UAE], Apr 26 : In what could be seen as a major setback to the Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) influence in the International Cricket Council (ICC), the cricket board on Wednesday lost both the governance and the revenue votes at the crucial ICC meet.

  • MHA clarifies on reports over Sukma Naxal attack
    New Delhi , Apr 26 : The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Wednesday issued a clarification on reports over the recent Sukma Naxal attack.

  • Man reacts calmly even after seeing his girlfriend sleeping with someone else
    London [UK], April 26 : Generally, when a guy sees his girlfriend sleeping with someone else, he yells, fights and creates a scene out of it, but unlike this, a US citizen reacted calmly in a bizarre way.

  • India-Russia defence engagement will continue to grow: Jaitley
    Moscow (Russia), Apr 26 : Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said that the diplomatic relation between India and Russia goes far beyond just the relations between the governments, adding that this relationship will continue to grow with the current level of engagement.

  • PM Modi to flag-off first UDAN flight under RCS tomorrow
    New Delhi , Apr 26 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off the first UDAN flight under RCS on Shimla-Delhi sector tomorrow.