Manmohan seeks Modi's apology for 'falsehood and canards' (Roundup) (Just in)
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) A "deeply pained and anguished" former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of spreading "falsehood and canards" in a desperate bid to win the Gujarat election and asked him to "apologize to the nation".
Fate of over 10,000 Tripura government teachers remains uncertain (12 minutes ago)
Agartala/New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday deferred hearing in the case relating to 10,323 government teachers of Tripura, who are set to lose their jobs on December 31 following an apex court order, prolonging uncertainty regarding their fate.
India cancel warm-up tie, opt for practice in South Africa (12 minutes ago)
Johannesburg, Dec 11 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Monday announced that India's two-day warm-up match ahead of their three-Test series against the Proteas, has been cancelled.
Green becomes Asia's top golfer (14 minutes ago)
Sentosa (Singapore), Dec 11 (IANS) Gavin Green made history by becoming the first Malaysian to win the Asian Tour Order of Merit after an intense 12-month battle with several of the regions best golfers.
Indian schoolgirl drowns in Australia (Lead) (14 minutes ago)
Adelaide, Dec 11 (IANS) An Indian schoolgirl who was in this Australian city to play football at the Pacific School Games drowned off a city beach, police said.
How NASA plans to bring back samples from Mars (18 minutes ago)
Washington, Dec 11 (IANS) NASA has revealed how it plans to bring back Martian samples to Earth for the first time with the help of its next rover mission to the Red Planet, Mars 2020.
Chandigarh gets direct air connectivity to Bangkok (20 minutes ago)
Chandigarh, Dec 11 (IANS) Chandigarh on Monday got direct air connectivity to Southeast Asian region as the first flight from Bangkok to the City Beautiful landed here, followed by a return flight which took off from the international airport here.
12 killed in Himachal road accidents (22 minutes ago)
Shimla, Dec 11 (IANS) Twelve people were killed in Himachal Pradesh in two major road accidents on Monday, police said.
Why Javed Akhtar didn't write for 'Kuch Kuch Hota Hai' (TV Snippets) (22 minutes ago)
Mumbai, Dec 11 (IANS) Veteran writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar says he didn't write for Shah Rukh Khan-starrer "Kuch Kuch Hota Hai" because he "thought the movies name was double meaning".
Modi slams Rahul for crony capitalism allegations (24 minutes ago)
Patan (Gujarat), Dec 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday came down heavily on Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for his relentless taunts of crony capitalism against his government, asserting that those who had not seen poverty speak in this language.
Hope 'Counterfeit Kunkoo' ignites debate on marital rape: Director (26 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Filmmaker Reema Sengupta, whose short film "Counterfeit Kunkoo" will have its world premiere at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, says she wants the movie to start a dialogue around "housing discrimination and marital rape".
Kharola takes charge as Air India CMD (Lead) (26 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Senior bureaucrat Pradeep Singh Kharola on Monday took charge as the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Air India.
British Airways offers London tickets for 50% less Avios (18:02)
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) British Airways on Monday said it has offered World Traveller economy class tickets to London Heathrow for 50 per cent fewer Avios.
'All The Money In The World' to release in India in January (18:02)
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Ridley Scott's "All The Money In The World", in which Christopher Plummer replaced actor Kevin Spacey at the last minute following sexual harassment accusations, will release in India on January 5 next year.
Positive global cues, IT stocks lift equity indices (Roundup) (17:54)
Mumbai, Dec 11 (IANS) Key Indian equity indices extended their gains for the third consecutive session on Monday as positive global cues, alongwith healthy buying in auto, IT and healthcare stocks, lifted market sentiment.
PCB bans Nasir Jamshed for one year (17:54)
Lahore, Dec 11 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday banned opening batsman Nasir Jamshed for a year after finding him guilty of non-cooperation in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) spot-fixing case.
Government launches mobile app to ease child deliveries in peripheral areas (17:52)
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) With the motto to improve labour room quality, Union Minister of State for Finance, S.P. Shukla on Monday launched LaQshya, a safe delivery mobile application for health workers who manage normal and complicated deliveries in peripheral areas.
What is BJP's relation with Max Hospital, asks AAP (17:52)
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Slammed the BJP for "opposing" cancellation of licence of Max Hospital here, Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday asked what relationship does it have with the hospital.
Why did Congress take 48 hours to acknowledge meeting with Pakistan envoy: BJP (17:48)
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) The BJP on Monday questioned why it took the Congress over 48 hours to accept that a "hush, hush" meeting with the Pakistani envoy and a former Pakistani Minister did take place at Mani Shankar Aiyar's residence, attended by former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, former Vice President Hamid Ansari and several Congress leaders.
India to host Afghanistan for first-ever Test (Second Lead) (17:42)
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) India will host newly promoted Test side Afghanistan for their first-ever Test match, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced on Monday.
Delhi, Bengal, Vidarbha join Karnataka in Ranji Trophy semis (17:38)
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Delhi, Bengal and Vidarbha on Monday joined Karnataka as the three other teams to enter the semi-finals of the 2017 Ranji Trophy, Indian domestic cricket's premier championship.
Centre does not aid Bengal like other states : Mamata (17:36)
Kolkata, Dec 11 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday accused the Narendra Modi-led Central government of not aiding her state the way it aids the others as her government opposes its policies.
When Rhea Sharma opted for Kangana avatar (17:36)
Mumbai, Dec 11 (IANS) Actress Rhea Sharma donned a similar look to Kangana Ranaut's in "Tanu Weds Manu Returns" for her show "Tu Sooraj Main Saanjh Piyaji".
You will die of pollution, if you fall in Goan river, Parrikar tells activist (17:32)
Panaji, Dec 11 (IANS) Some of Goa's rivers are so polluted, that if someone is thrown into one, he or she would die of pollution, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday told an activist opposing inclusion of Goa's major rivers in the Inland Waterways Authority of India's list.
Champions League: Real Madrid to face PSG in round of 16 (17:22)
Nyon (Switzerland), Dec 11 (IANS) Two-time defending champion Real Madrid will face French football giants Paris Saint-Germain in the round of 16 of the Champions League, UEFA announced here on Monday.