• 12 people killed in Russia road accident
    Moscow, Dec 5 : Twelve people, including 11 children of an acrobatics team were killed and 20 others injured in a road accident in Russia, official said.

  • ISL 3: Kerala Blasters edge past NorthEast United to seal semi-final berth
    Kochi (Kerala) [India], Dec. 5 : Kerala Blasters FC lived up to the expectations of the home crowd's as they edged past NorthEast United FC 1-0 and sealed a place in the semi-finals of the ongoing Indian Super League at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Sunday.

  • Konark Dance Festival leaves audience mesmerized
    Konark (Odisha) [India], Dec. 5 : The five-day long Konark Dance Festival, which kick-started From December 1, has attracted renowned dance experts and lovers from all across the world.

  • SC to continue hearing arguments on Nirbhaya gang rape case today
    New Delhi [India], Dec. 5 : The Supreme Court will on Monday continue to hear arguments related to the December 16, 2012 gang rape case.

  • Jaya critical: Security stepped up in Chennai, Police surround Apollo Hospital
    Chennai [India], Dec. 5 : With Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa critical after she suffered a cardiac arrest yesterday evening, the state Government has sought the help of the Para military forces to handle the crowd in case of any emergency.

  • Apollo Hospital says Jayalalithaa still critical
    Chennai [India], Dec. 5 : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa continues to remain in a critical state after suffering a cardiac arrest on Sunday evening at the Apollo Hospital here, where she has been admitted since September 22.

  • Imphal hosts 5th international tourism mart
    Imphal (Manipur) [India], Dec. 5 : The North East Region of India, which comprises of the states of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura and Sikkim, has high tourism potential which has not been completely explored.

  • Navy Day celebrations end with Beating Retreat ceremony
    New Delhi/Mumbai/Vishakhapatnam [India], Dec.5 : Navy Day celebrations came to an end with the performance of a 'Beating the Retreat' ceremony across different locations in the country on Sunday.

  • Giriraj's Singh's 'mass sterilisation' statement aimed at breaking nation's social fabric JD (U)
    Patna (Bihar) [India], Dec. 5 : Reprimanding Union Minister Giriraj Singh for demanding mass sterilisation in the country, the Janata Dal (United) party has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to prevent his Cabinet members from making such statements which could rupture the social fabric of India.

  • SC to hear demonetisation matter today
    New Delhi [India], Dec. 5 : The Supreme Court will hear the demonetisation matter today.

  • Trump attacks China after criticism over phone call
    Washington, Dec 5 : The US President-elect has attacked China after he was criticised by Beijing over his recent telephone conversation with Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen, reports said on Monday.

  • Clear Monday morning in Delhi
    New Delhi, Dec 5 : It was a clear Monday morning here in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 8.8 degrees Celsius, the season's average so far.

  • Four killed in Spanish aircraft crash
    Madrid, Dec 5 : Two adults and two children were killed in a light aircraft crash in Toledo Province in central Spain, reports said on Monday.

  • 6.4 magnitude quake hits Indonesia
    Jakarta, Dec 5 : A powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.4 on the Richter scale struck Indonesia early Monday, but was not potential for tsunami, the Meteorology and Geophysics agency said here.

  • Dakota Access Pipeline to be rerouted
    Bismarck (North Dakota), Dec 5 : The Standing Rock Indian Reservation successfully blocked the Dakota Access Pipeline as the US Army announced that it would no longer be built across the sacred land.

  • Italian PM announces resignation after defeat in constitutional referendum
    Rome, Dec 5 : Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi announced his resignation on Monday, as exit polls suggested a large defeat in the referendum on cabinet-backed constitutional reform which was held on Sunday.

  • Stein seeks federal court over Clinton votes recount effort
    Washington, Dec 5 : Unites States' Green Party Presidential candidate Jill Stein's campaign said it would seek a federal court order for a recount of the votes cast in Pennsylvania, which President-elect Donald Trump won narrowly over Democrat Hillary Clinton.

  • Death toll in US warehouse fire rises to 33
    New York, Dec 5 : At least 30 bodies have been found after warehouse fire occurred in Oakland, United States on Friday night, media reports said.

  • Pence: Taiwan president's call to Trump was just 'courtesy'
    Washington, Dec 5 : U.S. Vice President-elect Mike Pence said that the controversial telephone call between Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen and President-elect Donald Trump last week was just a "courtesy call", media reports said.

  • Exit polls show Italians voting 'No' in constitutional referendum leading
    Rome, Dec 5 : Italians were expected to reject a proposed constitutional reform in a crucial referendum held on Sunday, exit polls showed.

  • Britain's Supreme Court to begin hearing appeal over Brexit
    London, Dec 5 : The Supreme Court in the United Kingdom, is to begin hearing an appeal by the government against a High Court ruling that the Prime Minister must consult Parliament before triggering Brexit.

  • Kerry Katona doesn't want more children
    London, Dec 5 : Singer Kerry Katona says she doesn't want more children.

  • Jayalalithaa critical after cardiac arrest, huge crowds around hospital
    Chennai, Dec 5 : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa was in a critical condition after suffering a cardiac arrest on Sunday evening and is being treated by a team of specialists at Apollo Hospitals where she has been admitted since late September.

  • Fidel Castro's ashes buried in historic Cuban cemetery
    Bogota, Dec 5 : Former President Fidel Castro's ashes were buried at the historic Santa Ifigenia cemetery in the eastern city of Santiago de Cuba during a private ceremony.

  • Karunanidhi, Stalin wish Jayalalithaa speedy recovery
    Chennai, Dec 5 : DMK President M.Karunanidhi on Sunday wished Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa a speedy recovery.

  • Oil, gas sector bringing socio-economic change in India: Pradhan
    New Delhi, Dec 5 : The Indian oil and gas sector is emerging as a vehicle for socio-economic change in the country, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Sunday.

  • Centre seek suggestions and inputs from Ayurveda researchers
    Kolkata, Dec 5 : The central government on Sunday sought suggestions and inputs from ayurveda researchers and practitioners world over which may be incorporated in the AYUSH Ministry's works related to streamlining the study and practice of this traditional health science in the country, a minister said.

  • Mamata 'very concerned' over Jayalalitha's health
    Kolkata, Dec 4 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday expressed her concern over the health of her Tamil Nadu counterpart J. Jayalalithaa, who suffered a cardiac arrest in the evening.

  • Am the voice of my conscience, Tripathi tells Mamata
    Kolkata, Dec 4 : West Bengal Governor K.N. Tripathi, responding to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's accusation that he was "speaking in the voice of Central Government" in criticising her for opposing the army presence at toll plazas, on Sunday said he was only articulating the "voice of my conscience".

  • Pakistan delegation denied visit to Golden Temple
    Amritsar, Dec 4 : Sartaj Aziz, Advisor to Pakistan Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs and his delegation, who came to attend the Heart of Asia Istanbul Process conference on Afghanistan's peace process on Sunday were denied permission to visit the historic Golden Temple here.

  • The Weeknd still uses drugs for inspiration
    Los Angeles, Dec 5 : Singer The Weeknd still turns to drugs when he needs help with his music.

  • Allahabad HC to pronounce judgment on plea challenging PM Modi's election
    Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Dec. 5 : The Allahabad High Court will pronounce its judgment on a petition challenging the election of Prime Minister Narendra Modi from the Varanasi Lok Sabha seat on Monday.

  • Pregnant woman shot dead: Women activist calls for curbs on 'gun culture'
    New Delhi [India], Dec.5 : A day after a drunk man shot a 22-year-old pregnant orchestra dancer after she refused to dance with him, the general secretary of National Federation of Indian Women, a Communist Party of India (CPI) backed organisation, Annie Raja, has said the government needs to immediately implement preventive measures to curb the rise of 'gun culture' which is being seen as a symbol of prestige in the country.

  • Giriraj's 'sterilisation' statement his personal opinion: BJP
    Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], Dec. 5 : Dismissing the call made by Minister of State of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises Giriraj Singh for mass sterilisation to control population, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has said that these are his personal opinions and the party or the government has nothing to this.

  • Jayalalithaa critical: Nation's political fraternity expresses concern
    New Delhi [India], Dec. 5 : With the nation praying for the speedy recovery of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, who became critical after she suffered a cardiac arrest yesterday evening, the political fraternity has expressed its concern over the troubling developments regarding her health.

  • Pak becomes anxious whenever India talks of terrorism: Sadnanda Gowda
    Bengaluru [India], Dec.5 : After Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for resolute action against those supporting and financing extremist organisations, Union Minister for Statistics and Programme Implementation D.V. Sadananda Gowda has said that Pakistan is a source of terrorism and that is the reason they feel the pinch whenever India point fingers at them.

  • Run Bhopal Run! Bhopalites gear up for cleanliness drive
    Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], Dec. 5 : Nothing could be better than running when it comes to have a healthy body, but Bhopalites have taken up running to make their city clean and green.

  • SC to hear NDTV appeal against ban today
    New Delhi [India], Dec.5 : The Supreme Court will on Monday hear the appeal filed by NDTV against the ban imposed on its NDTV India channel for airing security related information linked to the terrorist attack on the Pathankot air force base earlier this year.

  • India, Bangladesh Home Secretary level talks from today
    New Delhi [India] Dec. 5 : A two-day Home Secretary Level talks between India and Bangladesh will begin in New Delhi today.

  • CRPF organises football tournament for girls in Srinagar
    Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Dec. 5 : The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in a bid to promote women empowerment in Kashmir recently organised a football tournament for women at the Bakshi Stadium here.

  • Key Indian equity indices open in red
    Mumbai, Dec 5 : The key Indian equity indices on Monday opened in the red following global concerns.

  • Normal life unaffected in Tamil Nadu
    Chennai, Dec 5 : Normal life was not affected in Tamil Nadu on Monday after the hospital sources said Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa had suffered a cardiac arrest on Sunday evening.

  • 11 killed in Karachi hotel fire
    Karachi, Dec 5 : At least 11 persons were killed and 30 others injured in a huge fire that erupted at Karachi's Regent Plaza hotel early Monday, rescue officials said.

  • New Zealand PM John Key resigns
    Wellington, Dec 5 : New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key on Monday announced his resignation after eight years as head of the government. Key cited family reasons for his leaving.

  • Ashley Graham needed affirmation after being dumped
    Los Angeles, Dec 5 : American model Ashley Graham's first boyfriend dumped her because he thought she would get as fat as his mother.

  • Trump broadens search for US Secretary of State
    New York, Dec 5 : President-elect Donald Trump has broadened his search for the post of US Secretary of State, a transition team spokesperson announced.

  • Jayalalithaa condition being monitored, no statement from Governor
    Chennai, Dec 5 : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa was in a critical condition after suffering a cardiac arrest and is being treated by a team of specialists at Apollo Hospitals where she has been admitted since late September.

  • Jessica Alba oils her hair
    Los Angeles, Dec 5 : Actress Jessica Alba puts coconut or olive oil on her hair every night.

  • Bollywood meets fashion at 'Van Heusen and GQ Fashion Nights 2016' finale
    Mumbai, Dec 5 : With ace designers like Rajesh Pratap Singh, Kunal Rawal and Rohit Bal showcasing their new menswear collection, the finale of 'Van Heusen and GQ Fashion Nights 2016' was truly grand.

  • Selena Gomez goes shopping in pyjamas
    Los Angeles, Dec 5 : Singer Selena Gomez was recently spotted in pyjamas while shopping in Santa Monica.

  • By extending sanctions, US would violate nuclear accord: Iran
    Tehran, Dec 5 : Iran's president said that the United States would violate a landmark nuclear accord between Iran and six world powers if it were to sign an extension of sanctions, media reports said.

  • Heavy fog strands 20,000 at China airport
    Beijing, Dec 5 : About 20,000 passengers are still stranded at an airport in Chengdu, capital of Sichuan Province, after the worst fog in years hit the city, media reports said.

  • My wife is my hero: David Arquette
    Los Angeles, Dec 5 : Filmmaker-actor David Arquette says his wife Christina McLarty is his hero.

  • Jayalalithaa suffers cardiac arrest, crowds throng Apollo
    Chennai, Dec 5 : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa suffered a cardiac arrest on Sunday evening and is being treated by a team of specialists at Apollo Hospitals where she has been admitted since late September.

  • Airstrikes kill 34 in Syria
    Damascus, Dec 5 : At least 34 people were killed on Sunday by intensified airstrikes on rebel-held areas in Syria's northern province of Idlib, a monitor group reported.

  • Jayalalithaa suffers cardiac arrest, under observation: Apollo Hospitals
    Chennai, Dec 5 : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa suffered a cardiac arrest on Sunday evening and is being treated by a team of specialists at Apollo Hospitals, the hospital said.

  • 'Pink' bags four awards at 23rd Star Screen Awards 2016
    Mumbai, Dec 4 : Shoojit Sircar's critically-acclaimed "Pink" bagged as many as four awards, including for the Best Film, at the 23rd Star Screen Awards 2016 here on Sunday.

  • Four injured as Metro escalator moves in reverse
    New Delhi, Dec 4 : Four persons were injured on Sunday when an escalator at the Rajeev Chowk Metro Station suddenly reversed its course, police said.

  • President wishes Jayalalithaa a speedy recovery
    Chennai, Dec 4 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday wished Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa a speedy recovery.

  • Jayalalithaa suffers cardiac arrest, says Apollo Hospitals
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Dec. 4 : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa, who is undergoing treatment at Apollo Hospitals, suffered a cardiac arrest here on Sunday evening.