New Delhi, July 29 : All India Football Federation congratulated Uvena Fernandes as she became the first Woman Referee from Indian to get selected to officiate in a World Cup.
London, July 29 : A maternity clinic for women, who are victims of rape and sexual assault, has opened in the UK.
Homs, July 29 : Syrian Army targeted terrorist organizations in the country on Friday, media reports said.
Mumbai, July 29 : Kaala Chashma from Bollywood movie Baar Baar Dekho was released on Thursday and has already been declared a chartbuster.
Mumbai, July 29 : Taking her commitment to championing causes connected with nature to the next level, actor and producer, Dia Mirza has now made her directorial debut by directing a Public Service film on the occasion of World Tiger Day.
Mumbai, July 29 : Like father, like son. Jackie Shroff is known as an ambassador for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India, and now his son Tiger Shroff is too.
New Delhi, Jul 29 : President of India Pranab Mukherjee has extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government and people of the Republic of Vanuatu on the eve of their Independence Day (July 30, 2016).
Nagpur, July 29 : ICICI Bank Ltd, a private sector bank, organised a coin exchange mela at the headquarters of 'Nagpur District Chemist and Druggist Association' at Gandhibagh. It was held under the aegis of the Reserve Bank of India.
Mumbai, July 29 : John Abraham and Varun Dhawan's movie Dishoom hit the silver screen on Friday.
Pune, Jul 29 : Nine people are feared dead and several injured in a building collapse in Pune on Friday morning, according to media reports.
Bengaluru, Jul 29 : India's leading e-commerce player, Flipkart is preparing to downsize its employee strength, the media reported on Friday.
Amritsar, Jul 29 : A court in Amritsar granted bail to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and two members of his Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday in a defamation case filed by Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia, media reported.
Lucknow/Buxar, Jul 29 : Expelled Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Dayashankar Singh has been arrested in Buxar, Bihar, on Friday, according to media reports.
New Delhi, Jul 29 : President of India Pranab Mukherjee has extended his greetings and felicitations to the King and people of Morocco on the eve of the anniversary of His Majesty King Mohammed VI's accession to the Throne (July 30, 2016).
New Delhi, Jul 29 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off the 'Run for Rio' in New Delhi on Sunday, according to information provided by the Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports.
San Diego (California), Jul 29 : San Diego Police Department has taken in custody one alleged suspect in the shooting incident that took place on Thursday.
New Delhi, Jul 29 : The government has listed the GST Constitutional Amendment Bill in the Rajya Sabha on Friday for consideration next week, according to media reports.
San Diego (California), Jul 29 : San Diego police confirmed that two officers were shot at on Thursday in the city's Southcrest area, according to media reports.
New Delhi, Jul 29 : The Ministry of Water Resources informed that River Brahmaputra at Goalpara in Goalpara District of Assam has receded from High Flood Situation to Moderate Flood Situation at 0800hrs on Friday.
Bengaluru, July 29 : : Incessant overnight rain deluged a vast part of Bengaluru on Friday throwing life out of gear, reports said.
Kolkata, Jul 29 : As a follow up to the Building Pan-Asian Connectivity Conference of March 2015, the U.S. Consulate General-Kolkata, the Center on American and Global Security at Indiana University (CAGS), and the Observer Research Foundation (ORF) launched a report/book Heading East: Security, Trade, and Environment between India and Southeast Asia, at the American Center -Kolkata, on Thursday.
New Delhi, July 29 : : Asim Ahmed Khan, who was sacked from Delhi cabinet last year, has alleged that he and his family were getting "death threats" from Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and some of his partymen.
New Delhi, July 29 : : The last-minute efforts of India to save the life of Gurdip Singh, a Punjab native, facing death penalty in Indonesia seemed to have worked as he was left out from among four convicts, including three foreigners, executed on Friday for drug crimes, reports said.
New Delhi, Jul 29 : India joins the world in observing International Tiger Day on July 29, with a variety of programmes to create awareness about tiger conservation and how it can help to save our environment.
Gurgaon, Jul 29 : Local administration has asked schools in Gurgaon, Haryana, to remain closed for two days -- Friday and Saturday -- as the millenium city reels under a heavy traffic jam arising from flooded streets, according to media reports.
Florida, July 29 : The Guyana Amazon Warriors have secured a spot in the knockout stages of the Hero Caribbean Premier League with a stunning victory over the Barbados Tridents in Lauderhill, Florida. In the historic first match for the Hero CPL in the USA the Amazon Warriors easily chased down their target of 143 with Dwayne Smith and Nic Maddinson both making fifties. Smith and Maddinson put on an opening stand that was worth 92 runs as the Amazon Warriors won by six wickets.
Lauderhill, July 29 : Ahead of the opening game of the Lauderhill leg of Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) matches , CPL International Director of Cricket Tom Moody hosted a successful 'Hero CPL Fielding Masterclass' on Thursday morning, which was run in conjunction with ICC Americas, in Central Broward Stadium, Lauderhill.
New York, July 29 : Global technology giant Microsoft is planning to slash thousands of jobs this year, media reports said.
Washington, July 29 : Giving momentum to the US Presidential election, Hillary Clinton on Thursday accepted the Democratic Party's nomination for the president.
New York, July 29 : Opening the first meeting of the 2017 session of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), the body's new President, Frederick Musiiwa Makamure Shava, of Zimbabwe, said on Thursday that the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a "rallying call" to address the complex challenges facing the world.
New York, July 29 : While welcoming recent political developments recently observed in West Africa, the United Nations Security Council on Thursday stressed the need to increase military cooperation between the States in the region and Sahel to fight against the terrorist group Boko Haram.
New York, July 29 : Two top media freedom experts of the United Nations and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) on Thursday condemned the ongoing crackdown on journalists and the media by the Government of Turkey in the wake of the recent attempted coup.
New York, July 29 : The United States is struggling to live up to its ideals in the area of racial, social and economic inequality, which is negatively affecting the exercise of the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association, a United Nations human rights expert said on Thursday at the end of his first official fact-finding mission to the country.
New York, July 29 : Citing persisting instability in number of African countries - from South Sudan to Mali and Libya, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday stressed that building peace and restoring institutions in post-conflict settings are long-term processes that must be rooted in a country's historical, political, social, cultural and economic contexts.
New York, July 29 : United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon and a group of UN rights experts on Thursday appealed to the Government of Indonesia to stop the reportedly imminent execution of a number of prisoners for alleged drug-related crimes.
New York, July 29 : Amid reports that Aleppo is 'de facto besieged,' as the war-battered city is now almost completely encircled by Syrian troops, the United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator on Thursday reiterated his demand for safe, regular and sustained access to the quarter of a million people trapped behind the front lines, and stressed that "all options must be considered."
New Delhi, July 28 : It seemed to be a day of war of words with Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley countering Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's attack on PM Narendra Modi over inflation issue aided by his "statistics".
New York, July 28 : Some 23 million people in southern Africa are in need of urgent support to be able to produce enough food to feed themselves and avoid being dependent on humanitarian assistance until mid-2018, the United Nations agricultural agency has warned.
New York, July 28 : Many African elephants continued to face serious threats to their survival in 2015 from the illegal trade in ivory and unacceptably high levels of poaching, although the sharp upward trends in poaching since 2006 have started to level off, according to the Secretariat of the United Nations-backed treaty regulating wildlife trade.
Kolkata, July 6 : Visiting Kolkata recently, Professor Steve Hall, executive director of the Mining Education Australia (MEA), said students are no more finding a career in mining attractive and both universities and industries need to work to improve the situation.
New York, July 28 : Warning of a possible rise in heatwave deaths due to climate change, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) on Thursday called for measures to reduce mortality from this natural hazard.
New Delhi, July 28 : Congress supremo Sonia Gandhi condoled the death of senior India Tabla maestro Pandit Lacchu Maharaj, who passed away on Thursday.
Guwahati, July 28 : Assam flood situation is more worsened after flood waters submerged more areas in the state with over 20 lakh people of 22 districts being affected and 21 people dying in the fresh crisis in the state.
Varanasi, July 28 : Senior Indian Table maestro Pandit Lacchu Maharaj breathed his last in Varanasi on Thursday, reports said.
Srinagar, July 28 : Amid ongoing tension in Jammu and Kashmir, state Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday said that she was not aware about the presence of top Hizb-ul-Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani inside the house in Kokernag on July 8 when the encounter took place.
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.