Berlin, Aug 31 : Scores of Baloch activists staged protests in the German cities of Dusseldorf, Berlin and Munich against the "human right crisis and forced disappearances" of Baloch people in Pakistan, said a representative of the activists.
By Quaid Najmi, Ratnagiri (Maharashtra), Aug 31 : The single-minded pursuit by an RTI activist led to an expose and finally prevented the sale to a private party of a historical sea fort in Maharashtra, constructed in the early 1700s.
Chennai, Aug 31 : After fighting a deadly lung condition for nearly seven years, Igor Kravchenko from Ukraine now breathes easy, thanks to a challenging surgery of lungs transplant performed at a hospital here.
New Delhi, Aug 31 : US Secretary of State John Kerry called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Wednesday, the concluding day of his three-day visit to India.
New Delhi, Aug 31 : India's eight core sectors growth stood at 3.2 per cent in July, official government data released on Wednesday said.
New Delhi, Aug 31 : The Union Cabinet under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday been apprised of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed on May 20, 2016 between Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) and Ministry of Cabinet Office, UK (as represented by CERT-UK, a unit of the Cabinet Office on Cyber Security).
New Delhi, Aug 31 : The Union Cabinet under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved the scheme for grant of Permanent Residency Status (PRS) to foreign investors subject to the relevant conditions as specified in the FDI Policy notified by the Government from time to time.
New Delhi, Aug 31 : The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday given its approval to create a Project Development Fund (PDF) with a corpus of Rs 500 Crore for catalysing Indian economic presence in the Cambodia, Laos Myanmar and Vietnam.
New Delhi, Aug 31 : The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday given its ex-post-facto approval for the FDI policy amendments announced by the Government on June 20.
Kolkata, Aug 31 : With the police arresting an Ola driver and his companion for allegedly gang-raping and killing a minor girl in Kolkata, the app-based taxi service provider company on Wednesday said that it has suspended the account associated with the cab.
New Delhi, Aug 31 : India's gross domestic product (GDP) slowed down to touch 7.1 per cent in the first quarter of the fiscal, government data released on Wednesday said.
Mumbai, Aug 31 : One of the youngest National Award winner actor, Rajkumar Rao celebrates his birthday on Wednesday.
Mumbai, Aug 31 : The Indian market was able to report its third successive session of gains on Wednesday with Sensex up 109.16 points at 28452.17 and Nifty up 41.85 points at 8786.20.
Lucknow,Aug 31 : Vodafone India,a leading telecommunication services providers, on Wednesday announced the launch of its Vodafone SuperNet 4G service in UP East starting with Lucknow.
New Delhi. Aug 31 : President Pranab Mukherjee will attend a special Onam Programme called 'Kairali' on Sept 3 at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here.
Kolkata, Aug 31 :The Supreme Court on Wednesday cancelled the acquisition of 997 acres of land in West Bengal's Singur for the Tata Motors Nano car factory by the previous Left Front government, setting off celebrations among the land losers of the area near here, even as Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee welcome the ruling as a landmark victory.
New Delhi, Aug 31 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday extended his greetings and felicitations to the government and people of the Republic of Uzbekistan on the eve of their Independence Day.
New Delhi, Aug 31 :President of India Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government and people of the Slovak Republic on the eve of their Constitution Day.
New Delhi, Aug 31 : Taking home health monitoring to a whole new level, French consumer electronics company Withings has announced the launch of a wireless blood pressure monitor for the Indian market.
New Delhi, Aug 31 : Slum children of Delhi are showcasing some of the critical urban challenges they face in their everyday lives, through an exhibition of pictures they have clicked.
New Delhi, Aug 31 : In a major development, the committee, which is investigating the grant of licences for change in land use (CLU) in four villages of Gurgaon, which include granting of licence to a company owned by Congress supremo Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra, submitted its report to the Haryana government on Wednesday.
Dubai, Aug 31 : South Africa pace bowler Dale Steyn has stormed back to the number-one position in the MRF Tyres ICC Player Rankings for Test Bowlers after producing a match-winning performance in the Centurion Test that has helped his side complete a 204-run victory over New Zealand on Tuesday.
National, Aug 31 : The Javelin Joint Venture team, a partnership between Raytheon Company and Lockheed Martin , signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Tata Power Company Limited operating through its Strategic Engineering Division (SED), to explore co-development and production of the Javelin anti-armour missile system.
Mumbai, Aug 31 : The cast of A Flying Jatt held a special screening of the film for NGO children.
Mumbai, Aug 31 : Aiming for a major segment in India's washing machine category, Godrej appliances launched its latest offering - The Godrej Edge Pro Washing Machine.
New Delhi, Aug 31 : Etihad Airways has launched its annual global sales campaign, targeted at business and economy class guests, with fares available on a wide range of destinations served across the world and fares available for travel until June 2017.
New Delhi, Aug 31 : Justickets on Wednesaday said it has tied up with Cinepolis to strengthen its reach across India.
Kolkata, Aug 31 : Police on Wednesday arrested an Ola driver and his companion for allegedly gang-raping and killing a minor girl in Kolkata, officials said.
Ahmedabad, Aug 31 : Actors Sidharth Malhotra and Katrina Kaif have been painting the town red while promoting their upcoming release Baar Baar Dekho.
Kolkata, Aug 31 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday welcomed the Supreme Court's verdict on the deal for 997 acres of land in Singur area of the state which was allotted to Tata Motors for a Nano factory.
Kolkata, Aug 31 : Tyre manufacturer CEAT Ltd,in association with Punjab Motor, on Wednesday inaugurated its first bike shoppe in Kolkata.
Kolkata, Aug 31 : Bollywood beauty Katrina Kaif and actor Sidharth Malhotra came down to Kolkata on Wednesday to promote their upcoming movie Baar Baar Dekho.
New Delhi, Aug 31 : In a landmark verdict, the Supreme Court on Wednesday cancelled the deal for the 997 acres of land in West Bengal's Singur area which was allotted to Tata Motors for its Nano factory.
Kolkata, Aug 31 : In a major development,Supreme Court on Wednesday cancelled the deal for the 997 acres of land in Bengal's Singur area which was allotted to Tata Motors for its Nano factory.
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 31 : The Malaysian Police's anti-terror branch arrested three men in connection with Islamic State in separate operations, media reports said.
New Delhi, Aug 31 : Congress on Wednesday announced that their organ National Herald and Navjivan will now be headed by Neelabh Mishra, who was appointed as the Editor-in-Chief of the dailies by the political party.
Mumbai, Aug 31 : Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN), on Wednesday, announced that SPN and its affiliates have entered into definitive agreements to acquire TEN Sports Network from Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEE) and its subsidiaries for 385 million U.S. dollars.
Mumbai, Aug 31 : Actor Ranbir Kapoor says that had Pakistani actor Fawad Khan not "opened the door" by playing a homosexual character in "Kapoor & Sons", he would have perhaps turned down an offer to play a gay on screen. But now the "Barfi!" star is receptive to the idea.
New Delhi, Aug 31 : Designer Rajdeep Ranawat is set to launch his spring summer 2017 line in Paris that takes its inspiration from some of the palaces of India.
New Delhi, Aug 31 : Aditi Gupta of the brand Azalea has come up with a latest range of off-shoulder pant suits and the designer says it will give sharp, sexy and stylish look to women.
Kolkata, Aug 31 : For women in Kolkata, the 'Durga Puja look' is not complete without a befitting sari to match every day of the festival and Simaaya on Elgin Road in Kolkata is showcasing a wide range of sari collection to meet this exact requirement.
Hyderabad, Aug 31 : At least seven persons died in two separate incidents as rains swept Hyderabad on Wednesday morning, reports said.
Aleppo, Aug 31 : Islamic State (IS), on Tuesday, reported the death of their spokesman and senior leader Abu Muhammad al-Adnani and threatened revenge against the 'filthy cowards in the sect of disbelief, and the carrier of the banner of the Cross in it', a SITE Intel Group reported.
Kolkata, Aug 31 : West Bengal based JIS College of Engineering, a leading self-financed autonomous institute, will be celebrating its 1st Convocation and 16th Foundation Day on Thursday through an event titled 'Journey through Time'.
New Delhi, Aug 31 : Normal life was hit in the national capital as heavy rain lashed down on Wednesday morning flooding the streets, reports said.
Kolkata, Aug 31 : Tollywood actor Victor Banerjee, who is going to play the character of Rabindranath Tagore in a film 'Thinking of Him', said at a press conference on Tuesday that the focus of the film is on Tagore's intellectual pursuits and not his poetry or romance.
Kabul, Aug 31 : A Canadian man and his American wife, who were captured by the Taliban in 2012 in Afghanistan following their visit to the nation, purportedly appeared in a video uploaded by the fringe unit, US watchdog SITE reported.
Mumbai, Aug 31: The Audi A6 Matrix 35 TFSI has been introduced in the Indian market with a price-tag of Rs. 52.75 lakhs. This car model is now the top-end variant of the A6 petrol.
Mumbai, Aug 31: Nissan, an eminent Japanese manufacturer is planning to roar in the market with its brand new "Nissan Kicks" which has already entered into the production phase in Mexico. The model has been exhibited in many events including the Rio Olympics in Brazil. The company is planning to manufacture this model at their Mexico plant.
Seoul, Aug 31 : North Korea has executed a vice premier of the nation, South Korean officials confirmed media on Wednesday.
Washington, Aug 31 : US Republican candidate Donald Trump on Tuesday confirmed that he is all set to meet Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto.
London, Aug 31 : England footballer Wayne Rooney has announced that he will retire from international football after the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
London, Aug 31 : UK transport planning is not sufficiently taking into account the environmental impacts of transport choices according to researchers from the Centre for Transport and Society and Air Quality Management Resource Centre at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol).
New York, Aug 31 : The United Nations Security Council on Tuesday unanimously extended the mandate of the UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), until the end of August 2017.
New York, Aug 31 : In his briefing to the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday, a senior United Nations official emphasized the need for Guinea-Bissau's political leaders to put aside partisan considerations and focus on national interests and the welfare of the suffering population.
New York, Aug 31 : Addressing the media in Geneva, a United Nations spokesperson on Tuesday highlighted the challenging working environment in which UN humanitarian agencies are operating in within Syria and flagged that aid is being delivered to all those who need, regardless of their affiliation and where they live.
New York, Aug 31 : The new head of the United Nations environment agency on Tuesday laid out key issues facing the international community on environmental issues, including pollution as well as the linkages among the environment, wars and conflicts, and migration.
New York, Aug 31 : The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has helped resettle more than 10,000 Syrian refugees to the United States during the year ending 30 September, without compromising the integrity and security of the processing mechanism.
New York, Aug 31 : Regretting the intensified fighting and grave humanitarian situation in Syria, the United Nations Special Envoy for the country, Staffan de Mistura, reiterates the need for a political solution to the conflict there, according to his spokesperson Jessy Chahine.
New York, Aug 31 : Marking the 2016 International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Tuesday that the anguished women and men - parents, children, partners or friends - desperately seeking any information on their loved ones who have disappeared are also victims of enforced disappearances.