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  • Courageous gunner kills two Kupwara terrorists
    Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , April 27 : What stood out in Thursday's Kupwara was the splendid courage displayed by gunner Rishi Kumar.

  • Poland supports India's bid for NSG membership, UNSC seat: VP Ansari
    Warsaw [Poland], April 27 : Vice President Hamid Ansari has said that Poland supports India's bid for membership in Nuclear Suppliers Group and also a permanent membership in expanded United Nations Security Council.

  • Chacko, Maken reject Rahul's request to continue in posts
    New Delhi , Apr 27 : Congress leader P.C. Chacko and Ajay Maken on Thursday rejected party vice-president Rahul Gandhi's request to continue as party in-charge and state unit chief respectively, sources said.

  • Northeast Fiesta organised at LPU to boost northeast culture
    Jalandhar (Punjab) , Apr 27 : The-two day Northeast Fiesta organized by the Northeast students' organizations in association with MBD Neopolis in Lovely Professional University on Thursday showcased the rich culture and traditions of north eastern states and Punjab

  • Accelerate implementation of PM's development package with definite timelines: Rajnath Singh
    New Delhi , Apr 27 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh reviewed the Prime Minister's Development Package (PMDP) for Jammu and Kashmir here today.

  • 'Sabka Sath Sabka Vikas' primary driver for India, Sri Lanka ties: MEA
    New Delhi , April 27 : The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in economic projects signed between India and Sri Lanka recently was to promote Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Sabka Sath Sabka Vikas' model to achieve greater economic, investment and development cooperation in a progressive manner, informed Ministry Of External Affairs official spokesperson Gopal Bagley on Thursday.

  • Maria Sharapova congratulates mother-to-be Serena Williams
    Johannesburg [South Africa], Apr 27 : Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova, who 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 on Wednesday, has offered her congratulations to pregnant rival Serena Williams.

  • Centre's mindset is to make IPR policy more efficient: Sitharaman
    New Delhi , Apr 27 : Union Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that the Centre's mindset is to make the Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) policy more efficient and speedier .

  • There are militant camps in Pakistan, says NC leader
    Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) Apr 27 : Senior National Conference (NC) leader Mustafa Kamal on Thursday said that there are militant camps in Pakistan.

  • Asian Designer Week Summer 2017 to hit the ramp from May 5
    New Delhi , Apr 27 : Asian Designer Week (ADW) is all set to hit the capital for the fourth time from May 5 to May 7.

  • Nepali trekkers rescue Taiwanese after 47 days
    Binod Prasad Adhikari, Kathmandu [Nepal], April. 27 : Trekkers rescued a Taiwanese 47 days after he was lost with his girlfriend while on a trek in Nepal.

  • Reports of 'contempt of court notice' false: Art of Living
    New Delhi Apr 27 : The Art of Living (AOL) on Thursday denied receiving a contempt notice from the National Green Tribunal (NGT).

  • Civilian killed during clashes in Kupwara
    Kupwara (Jammu and Kashmir) , April 27 : A protester was killed in Jammu and Kahsmir's Panzgam area of Kupwara even as the army was engaged in an encounter with terrorists.

  • DCW directs education department to act against private school
    New Delhi , Apr 27 : The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) has issued a notice to the Education Department to take action against a private school after it refused permission to a rape victim to attend classes in the institution.

  • Mother has requested Pak to meet Jadhav: MEA
    New Delhi Apr 27 : The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Thursday said that India has handed over to Pakistan, a letter of appeal from the mother of alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav, who has been sentenced to death by a military court on espionage charges.

  • Brexit not to affect UK-Bangladesh ties: Former British PM
    Dhaka [Bangladesh], April 27 : Former British Prime Minister David Cameron has said that the Brexit would not affect bilateral relations between the United Kingdom and Bangladesh.

  • Joint Indo-Lankan working group on infrastructure development formed
    New Delhi , April 27 : India on Thursday informed that a joint working group has been formed between Colombo and New Delhi to work on infrastructure development, including a port in Sri Lanka.

  • 'Egoistic' Govt. doesn't want Lokpal: Anna Hazare
    Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra) , Apr 27 : Accusing the BJP-led government of being apathetic to the issue of appointing Lokpal, social activist Anna Hazare on Thursday said it is clearly the 'ego' of the government that is not appointing the Act even after the Supreme Court's direction.

  • 12th World Congress of Cosmetic Dermatology to be held in Bengaluru
    New Delhi , Apr 27: Bengaluru is set to play host to national and international cosmetic dermatologists at the 12th Edition of World Congress of Cosmetic Dermatology (WCOCD) from May 4th to 6th 2017 at Dr. Babu Rajendra Prasad International Convention Centre, GKVK.

  • Was victim of Congress conspiracy: Sadhvi Pragya Thakur
    Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) , April 27 : Days after getting bail from the Bombay High Court, Sadhvi Pragya Thakur, accused of plotting the 2008 Malegaon blast, on Thursday alleged that she was a victim of the Congress government's conspiracy.

  • Big loss for country: Veteran actors mourn Vinod Khanna's demise
    London [UK], April 27 : Offering their condolences on the passing of Bollywood's veteran actor and Member of Parliament Vinod Khanna, Anupam Kher said that this country will not only miss him as an actor, but for the great human he was.

  • Darbar to move from Jammu tomorrow amid tight security
    Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) Apr 27 : The Darbar will move from winter capital Jammu to Srinagar on Friday amid tight security cover.

  • Sukma terror strike survivors narrate ordeal
    Sukma (Chhattisgarh) Apr 27 : The survivors of the Naxalite attack in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district said they were ambushed a large number of rebels who used rocket launchers, grenades and crude bombs.

  • IIM Ahmedabad director Ashish Nanda resigns
    Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , Apr 27 : Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad's Director Ashish Nanda on Thursday resigned citing personal reasons.

  • AAP surprised over BJP win in MCD Polls
    New Delhi , Apr 27 : The Aam Admi Party (AAP) on Thursday expressing astonishment over its failure in the MCD Polls asserted that it was surprised as to how people of Delhi could choose the Bharatiya Janata Party inspite of no development having taken place for the last ten years.

  • Exploring ways to protect freedom of choice on Whatsapp: Centre to SC
    New Delhi , Apr 27 : The Central Government on Thursday told the Supreme Court that it is exploring "ways and means" to protect 'individual's freedom of choice' in regard to WhatsApp data sharing with social sites like Facebook.

  • Boycotting Champions Trophy could isolate India: Rajeev Shukla
    New Delhi , Apr 27 : Senior BCCI functionary Rajeev Shukla on Thursday asserted that it would not be right for India to pull out of the upcoming Champions Trophy in its act of defiance over the ICC's revised financial model, saying such a move could see them isolated in world cricket.

  • NIA court frames charges against Areeb Majeed
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Apr 27 : A special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court in Mumbai on Thursday framed charges against Areeb Majeed who had joined ISIS and later returned.

  • 'CRPF's sole motive is to restrain terror attacks'
    Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , Apr 27 : Hours after terrorists attacked an Indian Army camp in Kupwara's Panzgam in Jammu and Kashmir, Inspector General of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Ravideep Sahi on Thursday asserted that their only motive is to restrain these kinds of incidents and answer them back in quick action.

  • Kazakh envoy calls on Tamil Nadu CM
    Chennai , April 27 : Kazakhstan's Ambassador to India Bulat Sarsenbayev called on Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E.Palaniswami and discussed potential cooperation between Kazakhstan and Tamil Nadu.

  • Indian DJs Zaeden, Sartek to open Justin Bieber's purpose tour
    New Delhi , April 27 : Its confirmed! Indian DJs Zaeden and Sartek will be opening at Justin Bieber's concert, 'Purpose Tour', in India.

  • Problematic Eshwarappa still unhappy says B. S. Yeddyurappa
    Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Apr 27 : The Karnataka's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president B. S. Yeddyurappa on Thursday lashed out at senior party leader K. S. Eshwarappa for creating ruckus in the party, asserting that rebel leaders will be given an appropriate answer.

  • India natural destination for Polish business opportunities: Ansari
    Warsaw [Poland], Apr 27 : Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari has said that if Polish business looks for markets and business opportunities beyond Europe, India is a natural destination.

  • Amritsar: Fake notes worth Rs. 75 lakh recovered, six arrested
    Amritsar (Punjab) , Apr 27 : The Amritsar rural police on Thursday recovered fake currency worth Rs. 75 lakh and arrested six persons in this regard.

  • Man arrested with weapon near British Parliament
    London [UK], April 27 : A man has reportedly been arrested by London police after being found in possession of weapons near the British Parliament.

  • Assam state zoo attracts tourists through habitation of rare animals
    Guwahati (Assam) , Apr 27 : Engulfed with lush greenery and beautiful landscape, the Assam State Zoo is home to varied species of animals, birds and reptiles that makes it one of the eco tourism destinations.

  • Vijay Goel Interacts with Kashmiri Youth
    New Delhi , Apr 27 : Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Vijay Goel today interacted with youngsters from Jammu and Kashmir in a programme named "Samvad".

  • NITI Ayog praises selection of 100 smart cities without controversy
    New Delhi , Apr 27 : Asserting that the implementation of the Centre's Smart City Mission is certainly changing the way city governments are addressing issues of urban planning and execution, Union Urban Development Minister M.Venkaiah Naidu today said thye objective was to raise standards of livability and urban sustainability in these areas .

  • President confers 52nd Jnanpith Award on Professor Sankha Ghosh
    New Delhi , Apr 27 : President Pranab Mukherjee conferred the 52nd Jnanpith Award on Professor Sankha Ghosh here today.

  • Gauhati University to confer doctorate degree on Tasile N Zeliang
    Guwahati (Assam) , Apr 27 : Tasile N Zeliang would be conferred Honoris Causa (Honorary Doctorate Degree) by the Gauhati University in recognition of her unstinted and tireless efforts in the field of education, sports, writing and social works during the 26th convocation ceremony of the institution on April 28 here.

  • Shahrukh Khan becomes first Indian actor to speak at TED Talks
    New Delhi , April 27 : Adding yet another first to his huge repertoire of firsts, Bollywood Superstar Shahrukh Khan will be addressing the audience in a conference at TED Talks in Canada.

  • ICC's revised revenue model not acceptable to BCCI: C.K. Khanna
    New Delhi , Apr 27 : C.K. Khanna, acting president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), on Thursday said that International Cricket Council's (ICC) revised revenue model is not acceptable to them, adding that they would take a final call on this sensitive issue only after thorough analysis with the board officials.

  • IT reveals two separate actions on black money
    Bikaner (Rajasthan) , Apr 27 : Two separate actions by the Income Tax (IT) department on Thursday revealed the extent of impunity with which the Chartered Accountants (CA) operate in facilitating conversion of black money into white.

  • Vinod Khanna will be remembered for his welfare to people: President
    New Delhi , Apr 27 : President Pranab Mukherjee has condoled the passing away of veteran actor Vinod Khanna.

  • 'Cheater' Sharapova should not play tennis again: Eugenie Bouchard
    Johannesburg [South Africa], Apr 27 : 2014 Wimbledon finalist Eugenie Bouchard has termed Maria Sharapova as a 'cheater' and said that the Russian tennis star should be kicked out of tennis for life.

  • Last rites of Vinod Khanna performed in Mumbai
    New Delhi , April 27 : The last rites of Bollywood's veteran actor Vinod Khanna, who passed away at the age of 70 due to cancer, were performed at Worli crematorium in Mumbai.

  • Centre releases Rs. 19,000 crore from PM's development package for J-K
    New Delhi , Apr 27 : The Centre on Thursday released an amount of Rs. 19,000 crore out of the Rs. 80,000 crore development package for Jammu and Kashmir announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • We will answer them back soon, says CRPF
    Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , Apr 27 : Hours after terrorists attacked an Indian Army camp in Kupwara's Panzgam in Jammu and Kashmir, Inspector General of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Ravideep Sahi on Thursday asserted that their only motive is to restrain these kinds of incidents and answer them back in quick action.

  • 300,000 obeying devices: Hajime is conquering the Internet of Things world
    New Delhi , Apr 27 : Kaspersky Lab has published the results of its investigation into the activity of Hajime - a mysterious evolving Internet of Things (IoT) malware that builds a huge peer-to-peer botnet.

  • Army on look out for third terrorist
    Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , Apr 27 : The Indian Army on Thursday said a search operation for the third terrorist is on and has assured to find him soon in Kupwara's Panzgam area.

  • Pak poll body refuses to allot 'bat' symbol to PTI
    Islamabad [Pakistan], April 27 : The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has barred former cricketer Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) from using the 'bat' as an electoral symbol for upcoming by-elections until the party holds intra-party elections and fulfills its legal requirement.

  • MuveAcoustics rolls out wireless Bluetooth headphone 'Evoke'
    New Delhi , Apr 27 : Gear yourself up for an overhaul of your musical experience as MuveAcoustics one of India's leading lifestyle audio solutions provider has launched its premium over-ear wireless Bluetooth headphone series - 'Evoke'.

  • Bangladesh 'surprised' with Pakistan's decision to call off tour
    Dhaka [Bangladesh], Apr 27 : The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has expressed surprise with Pakistan's decision to call off their tour of Bangladesh in July and August.

  • Vinod Khanna (1946-2017): Little-known facts about him
    New Delhi , Apr 27 : A villain, a star, a sanyasi and a politician, Vinod Khanna, also known as "the monk who sold his Mercedes" and Swami Vinod Bharti, today succumbed to cancer at the age of 70.

  • Mech Mocha raises USD five million from Accel Partners and others
    New Delhi , Apr 27 : Mech Mocha, an India-focused Bangalore-based mobile gaming start-up, today announced that it has raised USD five million Series A funding led by Accel Partners and Shunwei Capital and with participation from existing investor Blume Ventures.

  • Sheikh Hasina's significant visit to India
    By Colonel Anil Bhat, New Delhi , Apr 27 : Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's recent four-day state visit to India, her first after seven years, was an eventful milestone in the India-Bangladesh relationship.

  • Vivo launches V5s in two variants; adds beauty and multitasking features
    New Delhi , Apr 27 : Chinese technology company Vivo on Thursday took its initiative of the selfie revolution a notch higher by launching Vivo V5s in matte black and crown gold colors at Rs. Rs.18,990.

  • Ban diesel vehicles for their emission: Centre to NGT
    New Delhi/Jammu Apr 27 : The Centre on Thursday urged the National Green Tribunal (NGT) that ban on diesel vehicles should be based on their emissions and not age.

  • Haddin not surprised by Faulkner's omission from Champions Trophy squad
    Melbourne [Australia], Apr 27 : Former wicketkeeper-batsman Brad Haddin has backed the national selectors' decision to axe James Faulkner from the Australian squad for the ICC Champions Trophy 2017, saying that the all-rounder has not been performing well from over the last one year.

  • Govt. will be forced to appoint Lokpal now: Prashant Bhushan
    New Delhi , Apr 27 : After the Supreme Court held that there is no justification to put appointment of the Lokpal on hold, senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan on Thursday said the government will be forced to appoint the Act now.