New Delhi, Aug 24 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday addressed the first convocation of the Management Development Institute (MDI), Murshidabad.
Mumbai, Aug 24 : Despite some choppy trading, Indian benchmark indices remained positive with Sensex up 69.73 points at 28059.94 and Nifty up 17.70 points at 8650.30.
Agra, Aug 24 : ICICI Bank, a private sector bank, inaugurated a new branch at Belanganj in Agra, taking the total count of operational branches in the city to 10.
Kolkata, Aug 24 : Have you ever been bothered by the fact that it is very difficult to get souvenirs that celebrate Kolkata? Then worry no more as the city's leading lifestyle and bookstore, STORY, has put together an eclectic collection in their Elgin Road outlet.
Kolkata, Aug 24 : Local lads Md Rohit and Yashvardhan Sarda took slightly different routes to carding five-over par 76 to be tied at the top of the leaderboard at the RCGC Juniors being played here at Royal Calcutta Golf Club.
Mumbai, Aug 24 : Airlines major Jet Airways on Wednesday announced its decision to expan its 'seat select' service to now give all guests flying Economy the chance to reserve preferred seats in the cabin.
Kalinganagar/ Kolkata, Aug 24 : Tata Steel has started export of Tata Ferroshots from its steel plant located in Kalinganagar in Jajpur district of Odisha.
New Delhi/Kolkata/Guwahati, Aug 24 : An earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter Scale rocked Myanmar on Wednesday as tremors were felt in Indian states like West Bengal, Bihar, Odisha, Tripura and Assam as well as in neighbouring Bangladesh, officials said.
Mumbai, Aug 24 : The cast of A Flying Jatt, Tiger Shroff, Jacqueline Fernandez and Nathan Jones go green in association with Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.
Kolkata, Aug 24 : SlideApp, India's leading lock screen app for Android Phones, on Wednesday announced its association with India's largest mobile wallet Paytm, to offer its customers ease of using rewards in ways that range from purchasing utilities to entertainment.
New Delhi, Aug 24 : An earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter Scale hit Myanmar on Wednesday and tremors were felt as far as West Bengal, Bihar, Odisha, Tripura and Assam in India as well as in Bangladesh, officials said.
Kolkata/New Delhi, Aug 24 : Strong tremors were felt in Patna, Guwahati and Kolkata on Wednesday.
Cairo/New Delhi, Aug 24 : Abdel Fattah Al Sisi, President of the Arab Republic of Egypt, will visit India next month, officials said.
Kolkata, Aug 24 : Earthquake felt in Kolkata on Wednesday.
Rome, Aug 24 : At least 38 were killed as an earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter Scale hit central Italy on Wednesday, local media reports said.
New Delhi, Aug 24 : No Indian has been killed in the earthquake which hit Italy on Wednesday, officials said.
New Delhi, Aug 24 : : In a move that may lead to quashing of a defamation case against Rahul Gandhi, the Congress Vice President on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that he had never blamed the RSS for the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi, and had spoken about the "persons associated with it", reports said.
New Delhi/Rohtak, Aug 24 : Indian wrestler and Olympic bronze medal winner Sakshi Malik will be Haryana's brand ambassador for the Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao campaign announced Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday, according to media reports.
Srinagar, Aug 25 : : A youth was killed and several were injured in firing by security forces as fresh violence erupted in Kashmir greeting Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who arrived in Srinagar on Wednesday.
New Delhi, Aug 24 : The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday, approved the draft bill on surrogacy aimed at safeguarding the rights of surrogate mothers and to curb malpractices, according to media reports.
New Delhi, Aug 24 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi is deeply concerned by the prevailing flood situation in Varanasi.
New Delhi, Aug 24 : : President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday extended his greetings to the people on the eve of Janmashtami.
New Delhi, Aug 25 : : President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government and people of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay on the eve of their National Day.
Kolkata.New Delhi, Aug 24 : ITC has filed a petition in the Delhi High Court against Britannia Industries alleging that the latter has copied the packaging and text of one of its branded biscuits, according to media reports on Wednesday.
Mumbai, Aug 24: Honda Cars India has reached yet another milestone of 300 dealerships in India with the latest one being Perfect Honda at Aryabhangy Grande, Muttam in Thaikattukara, Kochi. From the new dealership, buyers can avail sales, services and spare parts.
Mumbai, Aug 24: With the beginning of festive season of Onam, Volkswagen India, added to its customer's celebration by marking a record delivery of 148 cars. These deliveries were made across the state of Kerala on the first day of Chingam, Malayalam New year.
Mumbai, Aug 24: A lower-priced version of the Mahindra Mojo has been spotted testing with a couple of higher-priced features absent in the test mule. The prototype has been photographed with the most notable features of the Mojo absent.
New Delhi, Aug 24 : : Reprimanding Tamil Nadu Chief Minister S Jayalalithaa for slapping defamation cases against opposition leaders, the Supreme Court on Wednesday asked her to learn to take criticism, NDTV reported.
Gurgaon, Aug 24 : On the occasion of World Vada Pao Day on Aug 23, Nukkadwala, a chain of restaurant which brings street food from across the nation, created a record by making the World's longest Vada Pao- measuring 145 feet in length.
New Delhi, Aug 24 : : Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has sought a report from the Indian Navy on the leaks highly sensitive data Highly sensitive data detailing almost every aspect of the combat capability of India's Scorpene-class submarine.
New Delhi, Aug 24 : : The Enforcement Directorate has summoned former Finance Minister P. Chidamabram's wife, Nalini Chidambaram, in connection with the Saradha chit fund scam case.
Ambala, Haryana, Aug 24 : Manpasand Beverages Limited, an Indian fruit juice player, has completed setting-up of its new manufacturing facility in the state of Haryana, a release stated.
Raipur, Aug 24 : How many times have we come across memes on internet showing a skeleton sitting atop a sofa, with a caption telling us about how the person started dieting but forgot to end it, thus ending in their present state?
Pyongyang, Aug 24 : Despite protests from South Korea and the United States of America, North Korea test fired a Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile (SLBM) in waters off its east coast, offending their neighbours, reports said.
New Delhi, Aug 24 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday left for a two-day visit to Srinagar to take stock of the violence hit Kashmir.
New Delhi, Aug 24 : Olympic bronze medal-winner Sakshi Malik returned to India on Wednesday.
Bangkok, Aug 24 : At least one person was killed and several others were injured as a pair of bombs blast at main town of Pattani province in Thailand on Tuesday, media reports said.
Rome, Aug 24 : An earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter Scale hit central Italy on Wednesday.
New York, Aug 24 : The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has deplored the death in custody of Ebrima Solo Kurumah, a member of the opposition United Democratic Party (UDP), last Saturday, a spokesperson for the Office said.
New York, Aug 24 : China has made huge progress in poverty alleviation, but needs meaningful accountability mechanisms that citizens can use when their rights are violated in the context of development-related activities, a United Nations human rights expert said on Tuesday.
New York, Aug 24 : The United Nations Security Council has strongly condemned the "heinous and cowardly" terrorist attack at a wedding ceremony in the city of Gaziantep in Turkey on 20 August, during which at least 54 people were killed and over 200 injured.
New York, Aug 24 : United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Major General (retired) Patrick Cammaert of the Netherlands to lead an independent special investigation into the violence in South Sudan's capital, Juba, in July 2016, and the response of the UN mission in the country (UNMISS).
New York, Aug 24 : The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on Tuesday expressed concern over the deteriorating health of a 35-year-old Palestinian man who has been on a hunger strike against his administrative detention since 15 June, after having already completed his 14-and-a-half years prison sentence.
New York, Aug 24 : Noting on Tuesday's meeting of the national dialogue preparatory committee in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon reiterated a call for an inclusive political dialogue to overcome an impasse in the electoral process.
New York, Aug 24 : Recalling that eliminating weapons of mass destruction was one of the founding principles of the United Nations and was in fact the subject of the first resolution adopted by the UN General Assembly, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday stressed the need to seriously refocus attention on nuclear disarmament.
New York, Aug 24 : The number of people in need of food assistance in north-eastern Nigeria has nearly doubled to 4.5 million from March, according to a mid-August analysis by various agencies including the World Food Programme (WFP).
New York, Aug 24 : With military action turning towards retaking Mosul, Iraq's second largest city, the United Nations refugee agency warns that displacement may worsen "dramatically," and announced preparations to ramp up operations and set up additional camps.
New York, Aug 24 : When he was 19, Mubin Shaikh, believed that "you could change the world overnight, and you could do it through violence."
Kabul, Aug 23 : One U.S. service member died as a result of wounds sustained during operations near Lashkar Gar in Helmand province on Tuesday, officials said.
Lucknow, Aug 24 : An ISI agent has been nabbed from Lucknow city in Uttar Pradesh, media reports said on Tuesday.
New Delhi, Aug 24 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday addressed the core groups of state BJP units and said nationalism is the identity of the BJP.
New Delhi, Aug 24 : Ambassador Jonathan Addleton, Mission Director to India, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and Dr. Nutan Mundeja, Project Director of the AAMC 100, on Tuesday inaugurated an automated Medicine Vending Machine (MVM) at the Aam Aadmi Mohalla Clinic in Rajender Nagar, New Delhi.
Mumbai, Aug 23 : After her dominance at the Box Office and all premium award shows of the country, Bollywood beauty Deepika Padukone has acquired a place among the world's highest-paid actresses with a USD 10 million debut in Forbes Magazine list.
London, Aug 23 : If 'Pokemon Go' got more of us exploring outside with our smartphones, a new racing app is hoping to revolutionise the way we interact with the world around us.
Kolkatai, Aug 23 : President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated a new office building of Bharat Chamber of Commerce in Kolkata, West Bengal on Tuesday.
New Delhi, Aug 23 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday congratulated All India Radio (Akashvani), on the launch of Akashvani Maitree.
New York, Aug 23 : The flow of refugee and migrant children seeking refuge from brutal gangs and stifling poverty in Central America and making their way to the United States shows no sign of letting up, despite the risks of being kidnapped, trafficked, raped, or killed on the journey, a report from the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) found.
New York, Aug 23 : The courage of the men and women who in August 1791 revolted against slavery in Haiti "has created obligations for us," the head of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) said on the day set aside for remembrance of that rebellion, noting that "all of humanity is part of this story" and efforts to teach the history of the slave trade will help build a better world.
New York, Aug 23 : The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, has expressed deep dismay at the execution of 36 people in Iraq in relation to a 2014 massacre during which hundreds of military cadets were killed.
Kolkata, Aug 23 : President of India Pranab Mukherjee has condoled the passing away of former President of Singapore S.R. Nathan.