Mumbai, July 28 : In a bid to drive aggressive growth and expand its existing asset base, Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific has appointed Karan Bajaj as Senior Vice President and General Manager of South Asia with effect from October 17, 2016.
Mainpuri, July 28 : A dalit couple was allegedly hacked to death with an axe by a shopkeeper following an argument in Uttar Pradesh's Mainpuri on Thursday, according to reports.
Dubai, July 28 : The top position in the ICC Intercontinental Cup will be up for grabs when the Netherlands and Afghanistan will feature in a crucial league match at The Hague on Friday, an official release said.
New Delhi, July 28 : Congress supremo Sonia Gandhi on Thursday mourned the demise of activist and litterateur Mahasweta Devi, who passed away at the age of 90.
Srinagar, July 28 : The Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee Chief G A Mir called on Congress President Sonia Gandhi at her residence in New Delhi on Thursday and apprised her about the current unrest prevailing in the Valley.
Mumbai, July 28 : Actress Katrina Kaif is undoubtedly Bollywood's new dancing diva.
New Delhi, July 28 : President Pranab Mukherjee received a coffee table book from a group of women at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Thursday.
London, July 28 : Cricketer Harbhajan Singh and his actress wife Geeta Basra became first-time parents to a baby girl on Thursday, reports said.
Mumbai, July 28 : Superstar Hrithik Roshan, who we heard singing in one of his earlier films-Zindagi Na Milegi Dobaara, wants to resume learning music at some point in the future.
Mumbai, July 28 : After creating history in Bollywood with PK collecting record breaking numbers, the film is all set to release in Japan now.
Kolkata, Jul 28 :Many write about the underprivileged, the exploited and those marginalised in society but would we have known about the dilemma of Shanichari --the Rudaali or the pain of 'hajar churashir ma' Sujata -- the mother of corpse number 1084, or the realities of everyday rural life, if it was not for the prolific pen of Mahasweta Devi?
Mumbai, July 28 : Bollywood actress Sunny Leone said she has started shooting for her upcoming movie "Tera Intezaar".
Chennai, July 28 : ISL side Chennaiyin FC on Thursday said it has signed Baljit Sahni.
Kolkata, July 28 : The final countdown of the 24-hour Hackathon, a collaboration between the U.S Consulate General-Kolkata, NASSCOM 10,000 Start Ups and Microsoft, took place at the American Centre, Kolkata, recently.
Kolkata, Jul 28 : The sixth edition of the Experimenter Curators' Hub (ECH) will begin in Kolkata on Friday.
Mumbai, July 28 : IDBI Bank on Thursday said it has reduced its Base Rate from 9.75% p.a. to 9.65% p.a.
Mumbai, July 28 : After the success of their recently launched single 'Dillagi', Bhushan Kumar and Rahat Fateh Ali Khan are coming back with yet another single which is an adaptation of a popular Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan track titled, "Halka Halka".
New Delhi, July 28 : MobiKwik, India's largest independent mobile payments network connecting over 32 million users to 100,000 merchants had launched first leg of KwikFest - India's Biggest Recharge Fest, a national marketing campaign back in April 2016 to promote cashless recharge transactions.
Mumbai, July 28 : The hit song from the movie Dishoom, 'Sau Tarah Ke' has become the new party anthem.
Mumbai/Kolkata July 28 : Continuing its success story, Tata Motors has rolled out an extensive campaign to celebrate the 30th anniversary of its popular light commercial vehicle, the Tata 407.
New Delhi, July 28 : Life Insurance Corporation of India , a life insurance company with a market share of 76.8% in policies and 70.4% in first premium, and Axis Bank, India's third largest private sector bank with widespread network of 3006 branches(including extension counters), on Thursday signed an MoU to distribute LIC's multiple life insurance products to their customers.
New Delhi, July 28 : Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi mourned Mahasweta Devi's death as the writer passed away in Kolkata on Thursday.
New Delhi, July 28 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday mourned the death of writer and social activist Mahashweta Devi.
Calgary (Alberta, Canada), Jul 28 : The annual Calgary Stampede concluded successfully on July 18 but the drop in overall attendance during the 10-day festival raised an important question - is the economic downturn a perceived notion or for real, according to media reports.
New Delhi, July 28 : Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government's policies and highlighted the severe impact of inflation on common man.
Kolkata, Jul 28 : Metro rail service in Kolkata was partly disrupted as a woman attempted suicide at Esplanade Metro Station on Thursday afternoon.
New Delhi, July 28 : More units of the Nissan Micra than any other car were exported from India in June.
New Delhi, July 28 : Kerala Blasters on Thursday revealed its latest addition with the signing of Aaron Hughes, Northern Ireland's, who recently played for Euro Cup 2016,most experienced campaigner and veteran international, as marquee player for the upcoming edition of the Indian Super League 2016.
Kolkata, July 28 : Reputed Bengali author and social activist Mahasweta Devi passed away at a hospital in Kolkata on Thursday.
California, July 28 : Astronomers have used data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory to make a discovery that may have profound implications for understanding how the magnetic field in the Sun and stars like it are generated.
Mumbai, Jul 28 : A special court in Mumbai convicted Abu Jundal and 11 others on Thursday in the 2006 Aurangabad (Maharashtra) arms haul case, according to media reports.
Qamishli, July 28 : A militant attack at al-Qameshli city of northeastern Syria killed at least 44 people on Wednesday, media reports said on Thursday.
Panaji, July 28 : An Omar Air flight, which was on its way from Muscat to Chennai made emergency landing in Goa after a passenger suffered cardiac arrest, reports said.
Berlin, July 28 : The second suspect at a church in French city Normandy has been identified, media reports said.
Mumbai, July 28 : Actress Preity Zinta on Thursday said she has started shooting for her upcoming film "Bhaiyyaji Superhitt".
Mumbai, July 28 : The makers of A Flying Jatt have launched the song Toota jo kabhi Taara from the film today.
New Delhi, Jul 28 : President of India Pranab Mukherjee has extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government and people of the Republic of Peru on the occasion of their National Day (July 28, 2016).
New Delhi, July 28 : : Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday met top Congress leaders in a bid to reach a consensus on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill in the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament.
Kolkata/Hyderabad, July 28 : Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC), one of India's premier institutes for management, released a business case study in collaboration with Mytrah Energy, an independent power producer in renewable energy with the largest wind bank data in India.
Mumbai, July 28 : Jet Airways, India's premiere international airline, on Thursday announced special offers as part of #GrabYourFreedom sale to celebrate India's Independence Day.
Jaipur, July 28 : : The Rajasthan Government has assured protection to actor Salman Khan's former driver as he claims to have witnessed the superstar shoot down chinkara, an endanged gazelle, in 1988, media reports said.
Kolkata, July 28 : Kolkata-based restaurant Sanjha Chulhanis all set to host the Quirky Kebab festival at its new outlet in southern part of the city.
New Delhi, July 28 : AgroTech Foods Limited, an affiliate of ConAgra Foods Inc. of USA, makers of India's favourite popcorn ACT II announced the launch of its new breakthrough product - ACTII Popcorn Pop 'n' Serve Tub.
Mumbai, July 28 : : Twelve people including Lashkar-e-Toiba operative Sayed Zabiuddin Ansari alias Abu Jundal were on Thursday convicted by a special court in Mumbai in the 2006 Aurangabad arms haul case.
New Delhi, July 28 : : Aam Aadmi Party MP Bhagwant Mann has reportedly told an inquiry committee of MPs that he didn't violate any security protocol by live-streaming a video of Parliament.
New Delhi, July 28 : : A three-year-old boy, kidnapped by a man for ransom, was allegedly strangulated to death in the national capital, media reports said on Thursday.
Mumbai,July 28 : : A Dubai-Kozhikode IndiGo flight on Thursday made an emergency landing in Mumbai after a passenger gave speech in support of Islamic State, reports said.
New Delhi, July 28 : : Home Minister Rajnath Singh will fly on Monday to Islamabad to attend a SAARC summit, reports said.
New Delhi, July 28 : : India is making last-minute efforts to save the life of Gurdip Singh, an Indian who faces execution in Indonesia on Thursday, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has said.
California, July 28 : New NASA-funded research suggests that Jupiter's Great Red Spot may be the mysterious heat source behind Jupiter's surprisingly high upper atmospheric temperatures.
Washington, July 28 : Endorsing Hillary Clinton, US President Barack Obama on Thursday aid while addressing at the Democratic National Convention at Philadelphia that he is optimistic about the future of the nation.
New York, July 28 : To bring an end to the Boko Haram threat in the Lake Chad Basin region, affected countries must address the root causes that contributed to the emergence of the group, including the social, economic and political grievances of marginalized communities, the top United Nations political affairs official said on Wednesday.
New York, July 28 : Following a week-long visit to southern Africa, the United Nations deputy humanitarian chief has called for increased efforts to help mitigate the impact of the La Niña weather phenomenon occurring towards the end of the year.
New York, July 28 : In conflicts, the United Nations is commonly associated with peacekeeping and UN 'blue helmets,' but increasingly the international community's focus is on "peacebuilding" - the idea of supporting a country throughout all stages of a conflict, including post-conflict recovery and socio-economic development, and on preventing the outbreak of fighting.
New York, July 28 : In a telephone call with the Turkish Foreign Minister on Wednesday, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon sought an update on current investigations and measures to hold those responsible for the attempted coup to account, and reiterated his expectation that Turkey adhere to its international human rights obligations.
Kolkata, July 27 :West Bengal-based JIS Group, which runs the JIS College of Engineering, has launched an initiative to introduce the idea of entrepreneurship to the students, to help them think out of the box and step into a new territory apart from traditional career outline.
Mumbai, July 27 : The very cool Sonakshi Sinha is all set to don a fierce avatar for her next action thriller Akira.
Berlin, July 27 : An explosion took off near an office for migration in the town of Zirndorf close to Nuremberg in Germany on Wednesday, media reports said.
New York, July 27 : Expressing serious concern over the proposed penal code amendment that would criminalize abortions, United Nations human rights experts on Wednesday urged the Dominican Republic's President and legislators to protect women's rights to sexual and reproductive health in the Caribbean country.
New York, July 27 : The threat of terrorism has expanded and become increasingly decentralized and diffuse throughout the past 10 years, the top United Nations anti-crime official said on Wednesday, calling for greater efforts to tackle links between crime and terrorism and for increased advocacy among youth.