Jamnagar, Aug 30 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday inaugurated the first phase of the ambitious Rs 12,000 crore SAUNI (Saurashtra Narmada Avtaran Irrigation Yojna) project that aims to satiate the water and irrigation needs of the perennially parched regions of Saurashtra in Gujarat.
New Delhi, Aug 30 : Joining the bandwagon to begin manufacturing in India, global internet technology conglomerate LeEco on Tuesday launched a state-of-the-art $7 million smartphone manufacturing unit in Greater Noida.
London, Aug 30 : Believe it or not, dogs have the ability to distinguish words and the intonation of human speech through brain regions similar to those that humans use, according to a new study.
Raipur, Aug 30 : A government school teacher in Chhattisgarh has been suspended after he was caught in a video getting massage from students.
Mumbai, Aug 30 : The first song of Mirzya will be coming out soon and it is going to be the title track of the film.
Vancouver, Aug 30 : 100-year-old woman from India Man Kaur, challenges her age as she competes and wins gold in 100-meter dash at the America's Masters Games in Vancouver.
Chennai, Aug 30 : Superstar Dhanush has announced that he will produce southern megastar Rajinikanth's upcoming movie.
Mumbai, Aug 30 : The Indian market got a boost on Tuesday with positive global cues, improvement in FII inflow and the central bank's optimistic statement about economic growth in India, media reported.
New Delhi, Aug 30 : DSK Shivajians Football Club will be aiming for back-to-back victories when they play their second match in the Durand Cup 2016 against Gangtok Himalayan SC at the Ambedkar Stadium in New Delhi on Wednesday.
New Delhi, Aug 30 : The Union government on Tuesday announced that the basic minimum wages for central sphere workers has been revised to be Rs.350 per day for unskilled non-agricultural workers for 'C' category areas.
New Delhi, Aug 30 : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met her counterpart U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday at the India-US Strategic and Commercial Dialogue n New Delhi.
New Delhi, Aug 30 : At least three students were injured as the ceiling of a classroom in Delhi University's Daulat Ram College here collapsed on Tuesday, media reports said.
New Delhi, Aug 30 : Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi will visit his Lok Sabha constituency Amethi in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday.
Guwahati, Aug 30 : : At least four people were killed and three others injured as lightning hit middle Assam's Morigaon district on Tuesday evening, police said.
Toronto, Aug 30 : Every year the Canadian National Exhibition awes its fans and visitors with some innovative concoctions. This year the Ex allowed crickets and beetles to enter officially as they were dished out in the food plates.
Mumbai, Aug 30 : To address the connectivity and cost related concerns of customers traveling to international destinations, Vodafone India on Tuesday announced the launch of Vodafone International Roaming Daily Packs, enabling customers to enjoy International Roaming worry free by providing facilities of FREE incoming calls; outgoing calls at just Rs. 1/min and Data browsing at just Rs.1/MB.
Bangalore, Aug 30 : Infosys (NYSE: INFY), a global leader in consulting, technology, outsourcing and next-generation services has been evaluated as a Leader in Software Testing by NelsonHall Vendor Evaluation & Assessment Tool (NEAT).
New Delhi, Aug 30 : HolidayIQ, India's largest travel and holiday information portal, on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Association (MOU) with The Indian National Trust for Arts and Culture Heritage (INTACH), to jointly identify 'Next Big Heritage Destination' in India for 2017.
Kolkata, Aug 30 : Siemens Home Appliances, Germany's Number one home appliances brand and pioneer in built in appliances in India, on Tuesday inaugurated its first ever retail brand store in Dhakuria, Kolkata.
Sanosara , Aug 30 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday unveiled a plaque to launch the Saurashtra Narmada Irrigation (SAUNI) Project at Sanosara in Gujarat.
Panaji, Aug 30 : ISL side FC Goa on Tuesday confirmed the re-signing of central defenders, Gregory Arnolin and Luciano Sobrosa and striker Rafael Coelho for the third season of the Hero Indian Super League.
Madrid, Aug 30 : The champions of the inaugural edition and the semi finalists of the second edition of Indian Super League, Atletico de Kolkata has started their pre-season training at Los Angeles de San Rafael ground in El Espinar, Segovia, Spain.
Dhaka, Aug 30 : Bangladesh Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected the review petition against death sentence to Jamaat-e-Islami top leader Mir Quasem, according to media reports.
Kolkata, Aug 30 : Bosch Household Appliances, Europe's largest home appliances brand renowned for its German Engineering, superior quality and great performance; today inaugurated its first ever retail exclusive brand store in Kolkata.
New Delhi, Aug 30 : Liam Fox MP, the United Kingdom's Secretary of State for International Trade, is visiting New Delhi and Mumbai from Aug 28 to 30.
Baharampur, Aug 30 : Bharti Airtel , a telecommunications services provider, on Tuesday launched its 4G services in Baharampur.
Bengaluru, Aug 30 : Shell India on Tuesday announced the opening of its fuel station in the Uttarahalli area of Bengaluru city.
Kolkata, Aug 30 : The annual Indian Coal Markets Conference completes a decade in 2016 with its latest meet scheduled from Sep 4 to 6 in Kolkata.
Kolkata, Aug 30 : Titan, India's leading and the world's fifth largest watchmaker, launched the JUXT Pro, its second smart offering, on Tuesday.
Mumbai, Aug 30 : National award winner Rajkumar Rao, in one of his upcoming films with Vikramaditya Motwane, will be seen romancing another national award winner Geetanjali Thapa.
Mumbai, Aug 30 : The title track of Ae Dil Hai Mushkil is out now.
Jodhpur, Aug 30 : Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) India on Tuesday announced the arrival of two global SUV icons: the Jeep® Wrangler and Jeep Grand Cherokee. FCA, which owns the Jeep brand globally, will bring the two models to India as direct imports (Completely Built Units).
New Delhi, Aug 30 : President of India Pranab Mukherjee has extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government and people of Malaysia on the eve of their National Day (August 31, 2016).
Jamnagar, Gujarat, Aug 30 : : Stressing the need for conservation of water, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said it is one thing Indian farmers can do wonder with.
New Delhi, Aug 30 : President of India Pranab Mukherjee has extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government and people of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago on the eve of their National Day (August 31, 2016).
New Delhi, Aug 30 : President of India Pranab Mukherjee has extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government and people of the Kyrgyz Republic on the eve of their Independence Day (August 31, 2016).
Calgary, Aug 30 : According to Alberta Health officials, the number of Zika virus affected cases has risen over 26 with a possibility of the virus spreading further through sexual contacts.
Ramgarh, Jharkhand, Aug 30 : : Two persons were killed and several were injured after when police opened fire during a clash with a mob near a thermal power plant in Jharkhand's Ramgarh district on Monday, reports said.
New Delhi, Aug 30 : Indian grappler Yogeshwar Dutt may have failed to repeat his London Olympics feat at Rio, where the mega sporting event concluded recently, but he confirmed the upgradation of his Olympic Bronze medal to a Silver, adding another laurel to India's kitty.
New Delhi, Aug 30 : The scorching sun dehydrates the skin and makes it appear dull. Coming to the rescue, facial mists, especially the ones made at home, can work wonders to freshen-up the face devoid of any chemicals. They can be created according to your own skin type too, says an expert.
New Delhi, Aug 30 : : Launching an offensive against Narendra Modi over the Lieutenant Governor effecting transfer of some Delhi officials, ,Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday accused the Prime Minister of being "hell-bent on destroying Delhi."
Oslo, Aug 30 : : More than 300 wild reindeer were recently killed by lightning at a Norwegian national park, National Geographic said quoting officials.
Pyongyang, Aug 30 : North Korean leader Kim Jong-un ordered public execution of two senior bureaucrats with anti-aircraft guns, reports said.
Ahmedabad, Aug 30 : : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday launched SAUNI Yojna, an irrigation scheme that he had initiated in Gujarat in 2012 as Chief Minister, reports said.
Mumbai, Aug 30 : Bollywood divas attended the grand finale of the Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive on the fifth day of the event on Sunday but it is Kareena Kapoor who stole the show by walking with her baby bump in designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee collections.
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 30 : Kerala's Power & Devaswoms Minister Kadakampally Surendran has accused the RSS of conducting illegal activities in temples across the state.
Washington, Aug 30 : : In a landmark move in bilateral move toward building defence ties, the United States and India have signed a logistics agreement+ for the use of each other's land, air and naval bases for repair and resupply.
Bishkek, Aug 30 : At least one person was killed in a suicide blast inside the Chinese Embassy compound in the southern part of Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan's capital, reports said.
Mumbai, Aug 30 : Actress Anushka Sharma on Tuesday tweeted the teaser of her upcoming movie 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil'.
New York, Aug 30 : Indian Tennis player Saketh Myneni put up a strong show against Czech Jiri Vesely but failed to clinch the match in the first round of the US Open tennis tournament on Monday.
New Delhi, Aug 30 : Prime Minister Narehndra Modi on Tuesday wished Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on his birthday.
Toronto Aug 30 : The Consulate General of India Toronto, Dinesh Bhatia, paid a visit to the Dixie Gurudwara, the largest Sikh Temple in Canada.
New Delhi, Aug 30 : Giving some good news to Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt, the bronze medal, which he had won in the London Olympics 2012, might be upgraded to silver after the runner-up in the event Besik Kudukhov of Russia was found guilty of doping violation, media reports said.
By Natalia Ningthoujam, Itanagar, Aug 30 : "Why Itanagar? Go to Tawang," suggested my friends. But the capital of Arunachal Pradesh, that borders China, has a lot to offer -- peaceful places, fun nightclubs and good food.
New Delhi, Aug 30 : More than one out of three Indians -- 36 per cent -- share personal data or sensitive information using public Wi-Fi while travelling which can lead to data stealing, a study by Intel Security revealed on Tuesday.
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New York, Aug 30 : The United Nations senior official coordinating efforts towards the peaceful resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on Monday reiterated a call for both sides to work towards a negotiated two-state solution which envisages the co-existence of Palestine and Israel as amicable neighbours.
New York, Aug 30 : The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on Monday welcomed the establishment by US President Barack Obama of the largest nature reserve in the world, done through expanding a marine reserve in the state of Hawaii.
New York, Aug 30 : As World Water Week kick off on Monday, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has highlighted that the opportunity cost from a lack of access to water disproportionately falls on women and girls who collectively spend as much as 200 million hours - or more than 22,800 years - every day collecting this vital resource.
New York, Aug 30 : The head of the United Nations agency tasked with defending press freedom on Monday condemned the murder of a bureau chief of a domestic daily newspaper in India.