• N. Korea warns Australia of nuclear strike if it 'toes U.S. line'
    Canberra [Australia], Apr 23 : North Korea has warned Australia of a possible nuclear strike if Canberra persists in "blindly and zealously toeing the U.S. line."

  • MCD polls will prove we're ahead of others: BJP
    New Delhi/Bengaluru , Apr 23 : Ahead of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) expressed confidence while asserting that the civic polls would prove that the saffron party was far ahead of other political parties.

  • MCD polls 2017: Acid test for BJP, AAP, Cong.
    New Delhi , Apr 23 : Polling for the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) will start today at 8 a.m. and will carry on till 5.30 p.m.

  • BJP should stop dreaming about capturing Tamil Nadu: AIADMK
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , Apr 23 : Validating Tamil Nadu's Dravidian roots, the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) asserted that Tamil Nadu would be governed only by Dravidian parties owing to decades of governance by the latter.

  • UP Navnirman Sena's Amit Jani arrested
    Meerut (Uttar Pradesh) , Apr 23 : Uttar Pradesh Navnirman Sena's Amit Jani was arrested on late Saturday evening in connection with the anti-Kashmiri hoardings that were displayed across the city.

  • Chhattisgarh's 'Dream-30' grooms poor kids with quality education
    Raipur (Chhattisgarh) , Apr 23 : The Chhattisgarh government's 'Dream 30' initiative to provide specialised and quality education in the state's Jashpur district has bore fruit as two students, who were a part of the initiative, were among the ten toppers in class X Chhattisgarh board exams.

  • Venezuela: Protests leave 13 dead in one day
    New York [U.S.A.], Apr 23 : In the wake of reports that as many 13 people were killed in one day in Venezuela's Caracas, people have planned to take to the streets dressed in white to pay tribute to those killed in the anti-government demonstrations this month.

  • Taj Mahal scarf row: Govt. refutes reports of ASI, CISF's involvement
    New Delhi , Apr 23 : Refuting the reports of foreign models being asked to remove saffron scarves inscribed with 'Ram naam' before entering the Taj Mahal, the Tourism and Culture ministry has said that no official of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) or the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) was involved in the reported incident.

  • Terrorists launch mortar attack in Damascus
    Moscow [Russia], Apr 23 : At least two persons were left injured when terrorists shelled with mortars the Rukneddein residential area in the Syrian capital of Damascus, local media reported on Saturday.

  • Jammu Kashmir: Two Lashkar terrorists neutralised in Budgam
    Srinagar , Apr. 22 : Two Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists were gunned down in an encounter with security forces in Hayatpora village of Chadoora in central Kashmir's Budgam district on Saturday.

  • Haryana CM discusses SYL canal, Hisar airport issues with PM Modi
    New Delhi , Apr 22 : In his meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi here today, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar raised the burning issue of the SYL (Satluj Yamuna Link) canal and also the developments of the Hisar airport.

  • Germany: Baloch National Movement members protest against Baloch Genocide by Pakistan
    Berlin [Germany], Apr 22 : Members of the Baloch National Movement (BNM) in Germany held anti-Pakistan protests over the ongoing Baloch Genocide in Pakistan.

  • PM Modi to chair NITI Aayog's Governing Council meeting tomorrow
    New Delhi , Apr. 22 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair the third meeting of NITI Aayog's Governing Council on Sunday, during which action taken on decisions of the earlier two meetings of the Governing Council will be discussed in detail.

  • Protesting TN farmers drink urine at Delhi's Jantar Mantar
    New Delhi , April 22 : Tamil Nadu farmers stage a protest at New Delhi's Jantar Mantar for drought relief, drank their own urine on Saturday in another desperate bid to draw the government's attention to their plight.

  • Centre's responsibility to take care of all: Azam Khan
    Rampur (Uttar Pradesh), April 22 : Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan on Saturday said that it is the government responsiblity to take care of all citizens irrespective of the faiths they practiced.

  • Delhi Police nabs man with 30 pistols, stengun, live cartridges
    New Delhi , April 22 : Delhi Police on Saturday has arrested a person with 30 semi-automatic pistols, a carbine (Stengun) and five live cartridges, near Nizamuddin Bridge.

  • MP: Family carries son on bamboo pole after refusal of hearse van
    Sidhi (Madhya Pradesh), April 22 : Incidents of administrative apathy continue to surface in Madhya Pradesh. The latest to be reported was from the state's Sidhi district where a family was forced to strap the body of their dead son to a bamboo pole and transport it to the mortuary.

  • India calls for dismantling cross border terrorist safe havens
    New Delhi , Apr 22 : India on Saturday restated the need to immediately dismantle the terrorist safe havens, while strongly condemning the Taliban attack on the Afghan National Defence Forces that has reportedly claimed over a hundred lives.

  • Sanjay Dutt's comeback film 'Bhoomi' to hit theatres in September
    New Delhi , April 22 : Finally, here is the release date of Sanjay Dutt's much-anticipated movie 'Bhoomi' that marks his return.

  • Caitlyn Jenner admits she's no longer 'keeping up with Kardashians'
    Melbourne [Australia], Apr 22 : Caitlyn Jenner has revealed that her relationship with the Kardashian children has grown more distant.

  • Insta-gyaan to communicate better!
    New Delhi , Apr. 22 : When the 'virtual' world has turned the new 'reality,' Instagram has come up with a guide for the Indian community to make the connection better.

  • Pro-Kannada activists withdraw protest against movie 'Baahubali 2'
    Bengaluru (Karnataka) , April 22 : A day after actor Sathyaraj apologised for his 'abusive' statements over the River Cauvery made nine years ago, Pro-Kannada organisations on Saturday decided to withdraw their protests against the movie 'Baahubali 2'.

  • Those criticising Sharapova's wildcard return are jealous 'journeymen', says agent
    Johannesburg [South Africa], Apr 22 : Maria Sharapova's agent has said that people, criticising the embattled Russian tennis star for possibly receiving a wildcard into the French Open, just want to keep another title threat out of Roland Garros.

  • IPL 2017: Raina draws praise post superb knock against KKR
    New Delhi , Apr 22 : Indian batsman Suresh Raina, who smashed an 84-run knock to guide Gujarat Lions to a four-wicket win over Kolkata Knight Riders in their Indian Premier League (IPL) clash last evening, has received a flurry of praise from the cricket fraternity including his teammates.

  • How Hyperpigmentation patients shield themselves from sun
    Washington D.C. [USA], April 22 : A team of researchers has found that the patients with hyperpigmentation, a medical disorder that leads to darkening or increase in the natural color of the skin, are likelier to use sunscreen but not follow other sun protection measures like reapplying sunscreen after every two hours.

  • Woman thrown off American Airlines flight in another incident of bullying
    New York [USA], Apr 22 : A woman was thrown off an American Airlines flight Friday night after a flight attendant allegedly whacked her with her baby's stroller.

  • Muslims should get everything which falls under their right: Subramanian Swamy
    New Delhi , April 22 :; Commenting on Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad's statement that Muslims do not vote for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), despite the government giving them 'proper sanctity', party leader Subramanian Swamy termed it correct.

  • Yechury to RS Prasad: Sanctity is not charity
    New Delhi Apr 22 : Sanctity to Muslims is not charity, Communist Party of India (Marxist) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury reminded Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday.

  • Japan makes new leads in building infrastructure, sanitation and health
    Jakarta [Indonesia], Apr 22 : A growing metropolis, Jakarta has introduced Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Contact Project to reduce constant traffic jams in the capital city.

  • Djokovic blames setting sun for Monte Carlo exit
    Johannesburg [South Africa], Apr 22 : World number two Novak Djokovic, who slumped to a shocking quarter-final exit in the ongoing Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters, has said his failure to adjust to the tricky light in the third set led to his loss against Belgium's David Goffin.

  • 'Failed' Chidambaram's tweets don't bother us: BJP
    Mumbai/Srinagar , Apr 23 : Coming down heavily upon Congress leader P. Chidambaram for his tweet regarding the People's Democratic Party (PDP)-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance, the BJP on Sunday dubbed the former as 'failed ex-home minister,' while saying that the grand old party was fishing in troubled waters by making such negative assertion.

  • BJP, Congress back Yogender Yadav's letter to Kejriwal
    New Delhi , Apr 23 : Reacting to former Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Yogendra Yadav's open letter to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, the Congress and the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) on Sunday backed the former, while saying that he had raised his opinion very late.

  • Obama to deliver first public remarks of his post-presidency
    New York [U.S.A.], Apr 23 : Former United States president Barack Obama will deliver the first public remarks of his post-presidency, three months after leaving the White House.

  • U.S. aiding Pak.: Defence experts on bin Laden's successor, son
    New Delhi , Apr 23 : After reports of Pakistan's involvement in protecting Al-Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden's mentor and successor Ayman al-Zawahiri as well as the slain terrorist's eleventh son Hamza surfaced earlier on Saturday, defence experts asserted that the United States was providing large financial aids to Pakistan, despite being aware of the situation.

  • BJP, AAP's failure will help us win MCD polls: Cong.
    New Delhi , Apr 23 : Expressing confidence about winning the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) polls, the Congress on Sunday said the misrule of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the breach of promises by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal would lead to the success of the grand old party in the civic polls.

  • Govt. withholding details on Taliban's attack on Afghan Army
    Kabul [Afghanistan], Apr 23 : The local and international media were still waiting for the National Unity Government (NUG) and the Ministry of Defence to release details on the exact casualty toll of Friday afternoon's deadly attack on the Afghan National Army's 209 Shaheen Corps Headquarters in Balkh province even more than 24 hours after the incident.

  • Hyderabad orphanage faces heat for forcing children to clean drainage
    Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh) , Apr 23 : An orphanage in Hyderabad's Uppal landed into soup after forcing children to clean the drainage.

  • BJP's Shaina NC lodges FIR after receiving lewd messages
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Apr 23 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Shaina NC has filed a police complaint after allegedly receiving lewd messages.

  • Dinakaran grilled for seven hours, interrogation to continue tomorrow
    New Delhi , Apr 22 : Ousted All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader T.T.V. Dinakaran on Saturday appeared before the crime branch of the Delhi Police in connection with a case involving bribing of an Election Commission official to get the party's 'two leaves' symbol and was interrogated for around seven hours.

  • Trump to announce major tax reform, tax reduction on Wednesday
    New York [U.S.], Apr. 22 : U.S. President Donald Trump has said that he will announce the much awaited tax reform and tax reduction on the coming Wednesday.

  • Germany: Baloch National Movement members protest against Baloch Genocide by Pakistan
    Berlin [Germany], Apr 22 : Members of the Baloch National Movement (BNM) in Germany held anti-Pakistan protests over the ongoing Baloch Genocide in Pakistan.

  • PM Modi to address BJP CMs, party top brass tomorrow
    New Delhi , Apr. 22 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Chief Ministers and top party leaders tomorrow as part of his government's focus on good governance and development.

  • Kolkata cleric receives 'death threat' after issuing fatwa against Sonu Nigam
    Kolkata (West Bengal) , Apr 22 : Kolkata-based cleric Syed Sha Atef Ali Al Quaderi, who issued a fatwa against singer Sonu Nigam, has alleged that he received death threats from an unknown person on his phone and has written to the Kolkata Commissioner of Police for an investigation.

  • Unique art gallery opens in Dimapur
    Dimapur (Nagaland) Apr 22 : The Aakriti Art Gallery, a first of its kind in Nagaland, was opened here on Circular Road on Friday. It showcases various collections by national award winner Suman Sonthalia.

  • Snap ties with BJP, make peace with the Valley: Congress to Mufti
    New Delhi , Apr. 22 : Amid the turbulent state in the Valley with soaring protests and clashes, the Congress has called on the Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti to sever all ties with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the state government and make peace with the people.

  • MCD polls: BJP demands distribution of postal ballot
    New Delhi Apr 22 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday urged the Delhi State Election Commission (DSEC) to immediately provide postal ballots for the upcoming Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections.

  • NITI Aayog meet: PM Modi to discuss seven point agenda for development tomorrow
    New Delhi Apr. 22 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will discuss its first three year action plan, seven-year strategy and 15-year vision document for development tomorrow in the NITI Aayog's Governing Council meet where all the chief ministers of the state are taking part.

  • United Airlines CEO loses promotion post passenger manhandling incident
    New York [USA], Apr 22 : United Airlines says its CEO, Oscar Munoz, lost the opportunity to be promoted to the post of chairman after his handling of the forced removal of a doctor from a flight which was overbooked.

  • Find out what's new in Dubai!
    New Delhi , Apr. 22 : Dubai truly never stands still!

  • Playfully scented love, now in your pocket!
    New Delhi , Apr. 22 : Looks like the sweating summer, this year, will remain stink-free, courtesy the perfumes in your pockets.

  • Former Congress leader Barkha Singh Shukla joins BJP
    New Delhi , April 22 : After being expelled from the Congress party for indulging in anti-party activities, Barkha Singh Shukla joined Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday.

  • Mental toughness key to beat Australia at Azlan Shah: Sreejesh
    Bengaluru , Apr 22 : With just few days to go for the commencement of the 26th Sultan of Azlan Shah Cup in Ipoh, Malaysia, Indian men's hockey team skipper PR Sreejesh believes mental toughness can help his side to defeat top teams like Australia in the upcoming tournament.

  • Odisha: Police seize 250 kg Cannabis, arrests two from Boudh district
    Boudh (Odisha) , Apr 22 : Police have arrested two people caught with 250 kilograms of cannabis near Kapasira village of Odisha's Boudh district.

  • Stand by my claim of demolishing Babri Masjid: Vedanti
    Ayodhya (Uttar Pradesh) , Apr 22 : Former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Member of Parliament Ram Vilas Vedanti on Saturday reiterated that he ordered the demolition of the Babri Masjid on December 6, 1992, and there was no political pressure on him to withdraw the remark.

  • This Summer, put the right foot forward
    New Delhi , Apr. 22 : Summer is here and with it, we have sun tan and sun burns too.

  • Eat-n- Drink your way to a hydrated summer
    New Delhi , Apr. 22 : With heat and sweat, Summer brings some refreshing foods and drinks.

  • Trump Administration replaces Indian-American Surgeon General
    Washington [United States], April 22 : The Donald Trump Administration has reportedly asked U.S.Surgeon General and Indian American Vivek Murthy to resign from his position. Murthy was appointed to the post by the previous Obama regime.

  • Rain bring down temperatures in Uttarakhand, J-K
    Haldwani (Uttarakhand) , Apr 22 : A fresh spell of rain lashed Uttarakhand's Haldwani region, causing a drop in temperature.

  • 7th Junior Men's C'ship: Hockey Odisha beat Steel Plant Sports Board 3-1
    Bhopal , Apr 22 : Hockey Odisha edged past Steel Plant Sports Board 3-1 in their Pool A clash on the third day of 7th Junior National Hockey Championship 2017 (Men) 'A' Division here at Aisbagh Stadium.

  • Japan infrastructure, sanitation and health dominating S.E. Asia landscape
    Jakarta [Indonesia]/Bangkok [Thailand]/Singapore City [Singapore], April 22 : Japan's Shimizu Corporation has a history of over 200 years in building safe and reliable infrastructure, protecting these structures against natural disasters, and promoting the concept of environmental sustainability.