• 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.

  • India assures Sri Lanka on world class road infrastructure in Jaffna
    New Delhi , Apr 26 : India has agreed to cooperate with Sri Lanka in developing world class road infrastructure in Jaffna region of Sri Lanka.

  • 10 Maoists killed, five injured in Sukma attack
    Chhattisgarh (Sukma) , Apr 26 : As many as ten Maoists were killed and five injured in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district during a heavy exchange of fire two days ago, sources said.

  • West Bengal Police assures action against cattle smugglers in Indo-Bangla tunnel
    North Dinajpur (West Bengal) , Apr 26 : The West Bengal Police on Wednesday assured to take action against the smugglers after they received complaint from the Border Security Force (BSF) who has discovered the 100 metre tunnel between India and Bangladesh border built for cattle smuggling.

  • Trump slams US' Ninth Circuit court over travel ban, sanctuary cities order
    New Delhi , April 26 : Unhappy with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit order against his policies on travel ban and sanctuary cities, President Donald Trump on Wednesday vowed to fight against the order in the Supreme Court.

  • NIA arrests Nagaland Govt. officers in extortion case
    New Delhi , Apr 26 : The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday arrested three Nagaland Government officers for providing substantial amount to National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Khaplang (NSCN (K)) by contributing government funds to them in official capacity.

  • BJP lambasts Nitish for disrespecting Sukma martyrs, demands apology
    Patna (Bihar) Apr 26 : Bihar Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Wednesday lambasted Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his entire government for disrespecting six CRPF jawans of the state who were killed in Sukma enocunter and demanded an apology.

  • Jet Airways pilot de-rostered after being accused of racism by Harbhajan
    New Delhi , Apr 26 : Hours after Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh accused a Jet Airways pilot of racism, the airline has de-rostered the pilot and assured that corrective action would be taken as per company policy, and after due investigation into the incident.

  • Kazakh envoy interacts with Coimbatore varsity faculty, students
    Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) , Apr 26 : The potential for expanding cooperation between universities in Kazakhstan and India, especially in key subject areas such as IT, management, agriculture and others, is huge said Kazakhstan's Ambassador to India Bulat Sarsenbayev on Wednesday.

  • Lung for Long: Gasp No More
    New Delhi , Apr 26 : Lungs in Delhi seem to be in dire straits. In the midst of ever thickening air pollution and lifestyle gone astray, lung power is ebbing fast. Data emerging from April 25 lung health camp organized in iconic Press Club of India (PCI) on the occasion of World Asthma Day pressed panic button as regards lung health of the capital city.

  • China launches first indigenously built aircraft carrier, to be commissioned before 2020
    Dalian [China], April 26 : China on Wednesday launched its second aircraft carrier and, the first to be developed and built indigenously from the Dalian shipyard in Liaoning Province.

  • Sustaining higher education has become a major challenge: President
    Hyderabad (Telangana) , Apr 26 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday said today sustaining and reinvigorating higher education, in India as well as in other parts of the world, has become a major challenge, especially so in public institutions.

  • Pak denies India consular access to Jadhav again
    Islamabad [Pakistan], April 26 : Pakistan on Wednesday again denied India consular access to former Indian naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav who was awarded a death sentence by Islamabad military court for alleged espionage activities.

  • Delhi HC raps petitioner over food quality in BSF
    New Delhi Apr 26 : The Delhi High Court on Wednesday in a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed over the viral video of Border Security Force (BSF) soldier Tej Bahadur Yadav alleging bad food being served to soldiers, asked the petitioner whether the former had ever raised such a complaint of bad food during his own service with the paramilitary.

  • MCD results: Congress taunts BJP, AAP goes into self introspection
    Chandigarh/ New Delhi , April 26 : As early trends pointed to a clear victory for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the 2017 MCD polls, the mood in the Congress party and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) remained somber and belligerent.

  • Youth participation key to Kashmir's harmony: Northern Army Commander
    Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) Apr 26 : The General Officer Commanding of the the Indian Army's 15th Corps, Lieutenant General J.S. Sandhu, on Wednesday said Kashmir needs youth to participate to regain peace and harmony.

  • Sasikala Pushpa says drama going on in Tamil Nadu
    New Delhi/ Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , Apr 26 : Rajya Sabha member Sasikala Pushpa has dubbed the removal of V K Sasikala's posters from AIADMK headquarters and talks of merger between the two factions of party as a 'drama'.

  • Kejriwal congratulates BJP for MCD victory
    New Delhi , Apr 26 : After his defeat in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) polls, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday congratulated the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and expressed his willingness to work with the winning party for the betterment of Delhi.

  • West Indies penalised for slow over-rate during Jamaica Test
    Dubai [UAE], Apr 26 : West Indies have been fined by the ICC for maintaining a slow over-rate during their seven-wicket defeat in the opening Test against Pakistan at the Sabina Park last evening.

  • Harbhajan accuses Jet Airways pilot of racism, calls for strict action
    New Delhi , Apr 26 : Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh on Wednesday brought in notice an alleged incident of racism and assault by Jet Airways pilot which took place on April 3.

  • CSS Corp opens delivery center in Bangalore; aims to support infra, tech support business
    New Delhi , Apr 26 : CSS Corp, a leading IT Services and Technology Support company, today announced the opening of its new global delivery centre in International Tech Park (ITPB), Bangalore to house the company's expanding Infrastructure Management and Tech Support Business.

  • Arms bribery case: Businessman Abhishek Verma, wife discharged by court
    New Delhi , April 26 : A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Wednesday discharged businessman Abhishek Verma and his wife Anca Maria in connection with an arms deal bribery case.

  • We should develop universities as temples of higher learning: President
    Hyderabad (Telangana) , Apr 26 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday said India should develop universities as temples of higher learning, adding that there should be places for creating learning environment, where free exchange of ideas will take place and where mighty minds in the form of students and teachers would exchange ideas.

  • Yahoo India homepage gets brand new look
    New Delhi , Apr 26 : We're excited to announce the new Yahoo Homepage, along with updates to Yahoo Finance, Yahoo Cricket and Yahoo Lifestylefor users in India.

  • Misbah soars into top 20 Test Batsmen
    Dubai [UAE], Apr 26 : Pakistan captain Misbah-ul Haq has gained six slots to reach 20th position in the ICC Player Rankings for Test Batsmen after his side registered a seven-wicket win over West Indies in the first Test of the three-match series at the Sabina Park here last evening.

  • 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.

  • UN Global Compact conference begins in Delhi
    New Delhi , Apr 26 : Today, the United Nations Global Compact 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 govt orders internet services suspended for a month
    Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , April 26 : The Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday banned 22 social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp for one month in the Valley in order to prevent anti-national and anti-social elements from spreading inciting messages.

  • Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar appointed new DG CRPF
    New Delhi , Apr 26 : Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar, a 1983 Batch of the IPS belonging to the Uttar Pradesh cadre has been appointed the new Director General of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF).

  • Guess what! Serena Williams revealed pregnancy by accident
    Johannesburg [South Africa], Apr 26 : World number one Serena Williams, who is expecting her first child with American internet entrepreneur Alexis Ohanian, has said that she revealed her pregnancy by accident, after mistakenly uploading a photograph on Snapchat.

  • Confirmed! Priyanka Chopra has three Bollywood films in her kitty
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , April 26 : After conquering the Hollywood industry, Global star Priyanka Chopra has confirmed about her upcoming Bollywood projects, saying she has locked three films and would reveal them once she get the clarity of 'Quantico 3' schedule.

  • Nepal opposition obstructs parliament proceedings
    Kathmandu [Nepal], April 26 : Nepal's main opposition party, the CPN-UML (Communist Party of Nepal- Unified Marxist Leninist), continued to stall proceedings in parliament for the second consecutive day on Wednesday in protest against the government's decision to increase the number of local levels in 11 districts.

  • Opponents questioning EVMs, a case of sour grapes: Goyal
    New Delhi , Apr 26 : After Union Minister of State for Power Goyal welcomed the BJP's win in Wednesday's MCD polls and described the opposition crib against EVMs as a case of sour grapes.

  • AAP's Dilip Pandey resigns following MCD results
    New Delhi Apr 26 : As early trends pointed to a clear victory for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the 2017 MCD polls, the resignation phase has started in the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) as well with party convenor Dilip Pandey resigning following the election results.

  • Kerala: NGT registers suo motu case over land encroachment
    Idukki (Kerala) Apr 26 : The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday registered a suo motu case over massive land encroachment in Kerala's Munnar Hills.

  • Sukma attack not an ambush but a raid says CRPF
    Raipur (Chhattisgarh) , April 26 : Special Director General of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), D. M. Awasthi on Wednesday asserted that Monday's Naxal attack on personnel of the 74th battalion of the force was not an ambush, but a raid.

  • PM Modi reviews progress towards handling grievances to Railways
    New Delhi Apr 26 : The Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday chaired the 18th interaction through PRAGATI, the Information and communications technology (ICT) based multi-modal platform for Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation.

  • India urges Sri Lanka of cooperation for humanitarian treatment of fishermen
    New Delhi , Apr 26 : India on Wednesday requested continued cooperation of the Government of Sri Lanka for humanitarian treatment of Indian fishermen, without resorting to force under any circumstances.

  • England all-rounder Zafar Ansari bids adieu to cricket at 25
    London [UK], Apr 26 : England all-rounder Zafar Ansari, who played three Tests and an ODI for the national team, has called curtains on his cricketing career at the age of 25.

  • Owning a freehold luxury home in Shimla just got easier
    Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 26 : Buying a holiday or second home in the lap of nature remains an attractive real estate investment proposition and now, there's a way to own a freehold luxury home in Shimla.

  • Bribery case: Delhi Police Crime Branch to visit Chennai tomorrow
    New Delhi , Apr 26 : The Delhi Police Crime Branch team will visit Chennai tomorrow in connection with the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) 'two leaves' symbol bribery case, sources said.

  • Tata Motors announces readiness of SCR, EGR technologies for BSIV compliant engines
    New Delhi , Apr 26 : Tata Motors have announced readiness of SCR (Selective Catalytic Reduction) and EGR (Exhaust Gas Recirculation) technologies for BSIV compliant engines, powering its range of commercial vehicles.

  • A sneak peek into 'colourful' IRW Summer 2017
    By Pallavi Aman Singh, New Delhi , Apr 26 : For fashion junkies worldwide, getting a sneak-peek of the upcoming looks means getting ahead of those waiting to attend the shows.

  • Dinakaran granted five-day police custody in bribery case
    New Delhi Apr 26 : A Delhi Court on Wednesday granted five-day police custody to ousted All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader T.T.V Dinakaran in the party symbol alleged bribery case.

  • India, Sri Lanka sign MoU on economic co-operation
    New Delhi , Apr 26 : India and Sri Lanka today signed an MoU on economic co-operation.

  • Countries that invest in education will benefit: Vice President Ansari
    Yerevan (Armenia), Apr 26 : Vice President of India M. Hamid Ansari has said that the countries that have invested in educating their populations, built strong consumer economies, and have democratic institutions that can deal with social change will benefit.

  • Emaar India gets occupancy for IT Park Project 'Digital Greens'
    New Delhi , Apr 26 : Emaar India, the iconic brand and leading global property developer, has received the Occupancy Certificate for its LEED-certified Integrated IT Park Complex Digital Greens, located in Sector 61, Gurgaon.

  • Capillary Technologies appoints Tony Wang as Director of Technology
    New Delhi , Apr 26 : Expanding its horizons, Capillary Technologies announces the initiation of its first technology team overseas, with Tony Wang as its newly appointed Director of Technology.

  • Genext Students launches services in Pune; imparts management techniques
    New Delhi , Apr 26 : Tutoring is a highly remunerative vocation in India but not many private and home tutors are aware of the best ways of cashing in on their potential in this highly competitive digital ecosystem.