• Geneva Open: Paes-Lipsky battle past Robredo-Marrero to enter second round
    Geneva [Switzerland], May 24 : Ace Indian tennis player Leander Paes and his American partner Scott Lipsky entered the second round of the ATP Geneva Open after battling past Tommy Robredo and David Marrero on Tuesday.

  • Next step should be blowing up camps in PoK, opines Swamy
    New Delhi , May 24 : With the Indian Army undertaking punitive fire assaults across the Line of Control (LoC) to counter terrorist action from Pakistan, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Wednesday said the next step of the Indian armed forces should be bombing of the 42 camps present in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK).

  • Major Gogoi's explanation has convinced people of his genuineness: Defence experts
    New Delhi , May 24 : Hours after Major Leetul Gogoi broke his silence regarding his action of tying a stone-pelter to his jeep, the defence experts on Wednesday lauded the former, saying that the professionalism and cool-headedness he displayed was exemplary.

  • Indian youth team ends Asian campaign with relay gold
    Bangkok [Thailand], May 24 : The Indian medley relay team comprising Gurindervir Singh, Palender Kumar, Manish and Akshay Nain provided a golden finish to the country's campaign at the 2nd Asian Youth Athletics Championships that concluded at the Suphachalasai National Stadium in Bangkok, Thailand on Tuesday evening.

  • Neutral venues concept receives opposition from Ranji coaches, captains
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , May 24 : The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) season-old concept of playing Ranji Trophy matches at neutral venues received opposition from the majority of those present during the 'Captains and Coaches' meeting held at the Cricket Centre in Mumbai.

  • Unprecedented Rs. 47 crore spent in Pro Kabaddi Season 5 auction
    New Delhi , May 24 : Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) concluded its largest-ever 2-day player auction in the national

  • Odisha: Four tourists drown while taking holy bath in Janjavathi River
    Rayagada (Odisha) , May 24 : As many as four tourists drowned in Janjavathi River near the famous Majhighariani Temple of Odisha's Rayagada on Tuesday evening.

  • Manishankar Aiyar bats for talks to make peace with Pak
    Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , May 23 : Following the Indian Army's attack on Pakistani posts as part of counter-insurgency operations to stop militants from crossing into India, Congress leader Manishankar Aiyar asserted that New Delhi should hold talks soon with Islamabad and with Srinagar to resolve issues soon.

  • Uttarkashi bus accident: MP CM announces ex gratia of Rs. 2 lakh each
    Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) , May 23 : Madhya Pradesh Chief Minsiter Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday announced an ex gratia of Rs. 2 lakh each to the next of kin of those killed in Uttarkashi bus accident.

  • Turkey failed coup: More than 200 suspects on trial
    London [U.K.], May 23 : Turkey has begun the trial of more than 200 suspects including senior military officers accused of plotting and orchestrating 2016 failed coup.

  • Separatist leader Geelani slams 'glorification' of Maj. Gogoi
    Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , May 23 : Kashmiri separatist leader and chief of Hurriyat Conference Syed Ali Shah Geelani has strongly criticised the Centre over the glorification of Major Leetul Gogoi, who tied a man to a jeep in Kashmir purportedly as a 'human shield' against stone-pelters.

  • NIA sentences three to life imprisonment in Dima Hasao terror funding case
    Guwahati (Assam) , May 23 : The National Investigation Agency (NIA) Special Court in Guwahati on Tuesday sentenced three convicts of the Dima Hasao terror funding case to life imprisonment and awarded eight to 12 years' imprisonment to 11 others convicted in the case.

  • Maj. Gogoi defends his act, says by tying stone-pelter he saved others
    Budgam (Jammu and Kashmir) , May 23 : After the Jammu and Kashmir Police refused to quash the First Information Report (FIR) against him for tying a man to the bonnet of his jeep to serve as a 'human shield', Major Leetul Gogoi on Tuesday defended his act by saying that he took the step "to save the people trapped in the polling booth."

  • 'Every parent wants their kids to get settled': Suniel Shetty on nepotism
    New Delhi , May 23 : Nepotism has been the talk of the town for a while now and string of different reactions has kept pouring in from B-Town celebrities. And the latest one to voice his opinion is Bollywood actor Sunil Shetty, who believes that every parent wants their kids to settle down.

  • Proud of Indian Army's valour: BJP
    New Delhi , May 23 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was all praises for the valour of the Indian Army after it announced that punitive fire assaults were being undertaken across the Line of Control (LoC) to counter terrorist action from Pakistan asserting that these strikes were meant to prohibit infiltrations at LoC and that it is proud of the Army.

  • Manchester attack being treated as 'appalling,' 'callous': British PM
    Manchester [U.K.], May 23 : : Calling it among the worst terrorist incidents in Britain, Prime Minister Theresa May said that she chaired an emergency Cobra meeting in which she discussed full details of Manchester attack which is being treated as an "appalling terrorist attack."

  • Mayawati holds BJP responsible for Dalit-Rajput violence
    Saharanpur (Uttar Pradesh) , May 23 : Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP) Chief Mayawati on Tuesday exhorted all sections of the society to live in harmonious environment and alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wanted to disturb the harmony among various sections of the society.

  • 'James Bond' star Sir Roger Moore dies at 89
    New Delhi , May 23 : Former 'James Bond' star Sir Roger Moore has succumbed to cancer at the age of 89.

  • President Mukherjee addresses 159th founder's day of Lawrence School
    Ootacamund (Tamil Nadu) , May 23 : President of India Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday addressed the 159th founder's day celebrations of the Lawrence School Lovedale at Ootacamund.

  • Street Food Festival: Treat yourself to some Ancient Barbeque this weekend
    New Delhi , May 23 : Hungry for street food, Delhi? Get ready for an exciting culinary journey as The Ancient Barbeque is bringing a diverse swath of delicacies this weekend.

  • Marketing convergence between Khadi and Village Industries Commission, Ministry of MSME, Government of India and Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Ltd.
    New Delhi , May 23 : Adding a new strength to Khadi India's fashion power-house, Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Ltd. and Khadi and Village Industries Commission, Ministry of MSME, Government of India today announced a strategic collaboration to strengthen the synergies between the two iconic Indian brands.

  • Lalu Yadav's daughter's CA sent to three-day ED custody
    New Delhi , May 23 : Delhi's Patiala House Court on Tuesday granted a three-day Enforcement Directorate (ED) custody to Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad's daughter Misa Bharti's Chartered Accountant (CA) Rajesh Agarwal in a money laundering case.

  • Domingo likens 'special' Rabada with pace spearhead Steyn
    Melbourne [Australia], May 23 : South Africa coach Russell Domingo has lavished praise on fast bowler Kagiso Rabada by comparing him with the country's pace spearhead Dale Steyn as the 21-year-old begins a huge northern summer with the three-match ODI series against England, starting on Wednesday at the Headingley.

  • Centre applauds Indian Army's attack on Pak posts in Nowshera
    New Delhi , May 23 : Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday applauded the Indian Army attack on Pakistan posts along the Line of Control (LoC ) in the Nowshera sector of Jammu and Kashmir and said the Army is taking pre-emptive and measured actions to counter terrorism in the valley.

  • BYJU'S unveils personalized learning experience for students
    New Delhi , May 23 : Education company BYJU'S has launched a major update to its learning app focused at revolutionizing personalized learning experiences for students across grades.

  • Congress praises Indian Army, criticises Centre over 'lack of policies'
    New Delhi , May 23 : Congress leader Randeep Surjewala on Tuesday praised the valour and courage of the Indian Army and asked the government to wake up from its "slumber and come to the assistance of our brave soldiers."

  • Police have identified Manchester Arena suicide bomber, says U.K. PM
    Manchester [U.K.], May 23 : : British Prime Minister Theresa May said UK Police have identified the Manchester Arena attacker, but added that it is too early in the investigation to release his name.

  • How media's cultural backgrounds shape international news coverage
    Washington D.C. [USA], May 23 : Turns out, the cultural backgrounds of the media organizations affect the coverage of international events.

  • Manchester blast: ICC to review Champions Trophy security arrangements
    Dubai [UAE], May 23 : In the wake of the recent deadly terror attack that took place at the Manchester Arena in England, the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday reiterated their commitment to safety and security of all the teams participating at the Champions Trophy, beginning June 1 at the Oval.

  • Mahindra first choice wheels extends its leadership in the used car industry
    New Delhi , May 23 : Mahindra First Choice Wheels Ltd., India's number one multi-brand used car products and services company extended its leadership position in the used car industry with a strong performance in F17 in all areas of the business.

  • Indian Army has exhibited its zero tolerance towards terrorism, infiltration: BJP
    New Delhi , May 24 : Saluting the Indian Army's exhibition of exemplary courage by undertaking punitive fire assaults across the Line of Control (LoC) to counter terrorist action from Pakistan, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday said the armed forces have clearly send the message of zero tolerance for terrorism and infiltration.

  • Sharapova gets wildcard entry in Rogers Cup
    Johannesburg [South Africa], May 24 : Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova has been awarded with a wildcard entry in the upcoming 2017 Rogers Cup in Toronto, Tennis Canada announced Tuesday.

  • Ethiopia's Tedros Ghebreyesus is new WHO chief
    Geneva [Switzerland], May 24 : A former Ethiopian health minister, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has been elected the new Director-General of World Health Organization (WHO).

  • Champions Trophy: Umar's replacement Haris vows to perform his best against India
    Karachi [Pakistan], May 24 : Left-handed batsman Haris Sohail, who has been included in the Pakistan's Champions Trophy squad as replacement for unfit Umar Akmal, has insisted that he is ready to give his all in the tournament opener against arch-rivals India.

  • Wrong number can change life in a good way, says acid attack victim's husband
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , May 24 : Did not know a wrong number would change my life, said an elated Rahul Kumar while appreciating the inner beauty of his wife, an acid attack survivor, Lalita Benbansi.

  • Will befittingly respond to any hostile action along frontiers: Pak Army Chief
    Rawalpindi [Pakistan], May 24 : Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that any hostile action anywhere along the country's frontiers shall be responded most befittingly.

  • TT league `Ultimate Ping Pong` to kick off in July
    New Delhi , May 24 : Ultimate Ping Pong (UPP), a new table tennis league, with support from Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) and the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) will kick off from July 13 to July 30.

  • Canadian High Commission expresses regret over denial of entry to retired CRPF IG
    New Delhi , May 23 : The Canadian High Commission in New Delhi on Tuesday regretted any inconvenience that might have been experienced by the retired Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) officer who was not allowed to enter into the country.

  • Delhi CM issues measures to ensure availability of medicines at Govt. hospitals
    New Delhi , May 23 : Taking strong exception to the non-availability of medicines and consumables in few Delhi Government Hospitals, Chief Minsiter Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday directed the Chief Secretary to ensure immediate availability of medicines at hospitals.

  • Know all about Manchester suicide bomber: Salman Abedi
    Manchester [U.K.], May 23 : : The suicide bomber, who killed 22 people at the deadly Manchester Arena, has been identified as 22-year-old Salman Abedi, Telegraph quoted Manchester Police Chief Constable Ian Hopkins, as saying.

  • Justice Mudgal bats for 15-day gap between IPL, International tournament
    New Delhi , May 23 : Justice Mukul Mudgal on Tuesday said that ideally the Indian players should be given 15 days of gap between the Indian Premier League (IPL) and the next international tournament.

  • Lamba climbed crane only to oversee rescue operation: Fire Services
    New Delhi , May 23 : Clearing the air after Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Alka Lamba courted controversy when she climbed onto a crane to take stock of the rescue operations by fire fighters in Delhi's Chandni Chowk area, Director Delhi Fire Services, G.C. Mishra asserted that Lamba's only motive was to control the situation.

  • Russian probe: Mueller briefed on secret Comey memos
    New York [U.S.A.], May 23 : Robert Mueller, the former FBI director now overseeing the Department of Justice's investigation into the Trump team's connections with Russia in the 2016 elections has been briefed on the contents of the memos related to former FBI Director James Comey's conversations with President Donald Trump.

  • Ahan's journey has begun well, now it depends on his hard work, talent: Suniel Shetty
    New Delhi , May 23 : Suniel Shetty's son Ahan Shetty is all set to make his Bollywood debut in Sajid Nadiadwala's production and the proud father feels that his son is in very safe hands.

  • Trump 'hopeful' of brokering Middle-east peace deal
    New York [U.S.A.], May 23 : With an aim to resolve the Middle-east conflict, U.S. President Donald Trump met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to advance the peace process.

  • Manchester attack: One arrested as terror raids continue
    New York [U.S.], May 23 : The Greater Manchester Police have arrested a 23-year-old man in connection with the Manchester Arena bomb attack on Tuesday even as Prime Minister Theresa May condemned the "sickening cowardice" of the perpetrator.

  • Controversial spiritual leader Chandraswami passes away
    New Delhi May 23 : Controversial spiritual guru Chandraswami passed away on Tuesday due to renal failure at the age of 66.

  • BSF seizes snake venom worth Rs. 12 crore
    South Dinajpur (West Bengal) , May 23 : The Border Security Force (BSF) has seized snake venom worth Rs. 12 crore from South Dinajpur, West Bengal.

  • IFFCO, Bank of Baroda launch co-branded debit card for farmers
    New Delhi , May 23 : Largest fertiliser cooperative IFFCO on Tuesday announced its collaboration with Bank of Baroda to launch its co-branded debit card for farmers at a card distribution ceremony organized at their corporate office in New Delhi.

  • Indian markets are growing at a rapid pace, says DOC Research Institute
    New Delhi , May 23 : Indian markets are growing at a rapid pace, involving new stakeholders whom until a few years ago did not have any visible and significant presence as far as supply chain space was concerned.

  • India takes denial of entry to retired CRPF officer to Canadian Govt.
    New Delhi , May 23 : Strongly reacting to the report of denial of entry to a senior retired Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) officer by the Canadian authorities, the Ministry of External Affairs on Tuesday said that it had taken up the matter with Canada Government.

  • Maj. Gogoi defends his act, says took step to save locals
    New Delhi , May 23 : After the Jammu and Kashmir Police refused to quash the First Information Report (FIR) against him for tying a man to the bonnet of his jeep to serve as a 'human shield', Major Leetul Gogoi on Tuesday defended his act by saying that he took the step "to save the local people."

  • Ashok Singh's wife demands death sentence for accused in 1995 case
    Patna (Bihar) , May 23 : Following the verdict in the 2005 Ashok Singh murder case, wife of deceased Ashok Singh, Chandni Singh on Tuesday asserted that she was not totally satisfied with the decision even as they demanded death sentence for the accused.

  • Sena's Sanjay Raut says assault on Pak posts is 'not befitting'
    Mumbai(Maharashtra) , May 23 : While praises are pouring in for the Indian Army for carrying out the 'punitive fire assault' on the Pakistan posts, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Tuesday said it was not a befitting reply, but a mere "small action."

  • 'Rajiv Gandhi Global Excellence Award' bestowed upon Arun Muchhala
    Maharashtra , May 23 : Rajiv Gandhi Global Excellence Award Foundation presented 'Rajiv Gandhi Global Excellence Award' in the category - Philanthropy and Entrepreneur to Arun Muchhala, Chairman of ArunMuchhala Group on Sunday 21st May 2017 at The Ashoka Hotel, New Delhi.

  • 'Masala Commentary' season 1 wraps up with laughter
    New Delhi , May 23 : The 10th season of the IPL came to a dramatic finish and the concluding match couldn't have been a better final game played in the recent times.

  • Assault on Pak posts sends strong message: Defence experts
    Nagpur/Bhopal/Chandigarh , May 23 : The defence experts on Tuesday hailed the punitive fire assault on the Pakistan posts by the Indian Army, citing it would send out a strong message to Islamabad to stop unprovoked ceasefire violations and firing across the border.

  • Won't enter into a conflict with China, says Philippine President Duterte
    Manila [The Philippines], May 23 : :Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday made it clear that Manila does not have the cruise missile to hit China, and therefore, is focused on developing cooperation with China, ASEAN and Russia.

  • Stokes credits Smith for improving his game during IPL
    Melbourne [Australia], May 23 : England all-rounder Ben Stokes, who was named the Indian Premier League's Most Valuable Player, has revealed that Australia and Rising Pune Supergiant captain Steve Smith played a pivotal role in helping him achieve huge success in his debut season of the lucrative T20 tournament.

  • US trans surgeries jumped nearly 20% in one year
    Washington D.C. [USA], May 23 : Gender confirmation surgeries are on the rise in the United States, according to a newly released data.