Ethiopia studying Indian self-help groups to empower women (Just in)
By Sreeparna Chakrabarty
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) A strong network of self-help groups (SHGs) has managed to improve the social condition of women in Ethiopia and the east African country is now studying Indian models to ensure their financial empowerment.
'Startups should seek quality not quantity in partnerships' (14 minutes ago)
New York, Oct 26 (IANS) When collaborating with larger companies, startups with a small number of carefully chosen alliances would reap the most benefits, a research showed.
Three-time Thiruvananthapuram LS member A.Charles dead (16 minutes ago)
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 26 (IANS) A. Charles, senior Congress leader and the only person to win thrice from the Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha constituency, died Sunday morning at a private hospital.
Haryana's first BJP chief minister sworn-in (Lead) (18 minutes ago)
Panchkula (Haryana), Oct 26 (IANS) BJP leader Manohar Lal Khattar was Sunday sworn-in as the chief minister of Haryana. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and senior party leaders like L.K. Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi attended the ceremony.
Winds of change at Frankfurt Book Fair (Comment: Special to IANS) (24 minutes ago)
By Shobit Arya
"Will you believe me if I said that nothing has changed in the last ten years? It is still about storytelling; we still need to trust each other and look into each other's eyes. We, in publishing though, like to be scared of the future."
Dragon brings back ISS cargo, space research results (24 minutes ago)
Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft splashed down into the Pacific Ocean, bringing back to the Earth hundreds of pounds of NASA cargo and the results of critical, long-term research from the International Space Station (ISS).
Vijay gave me 'best' gift: Amala Paul (28 minutes ago)
Chennai, Oct 26 (IANS) Actress Amala Paul, who turned 23 Sunday, is excited about a gift her filmmaker-husband A.L. Vijay has presented her. Currently in Macau on a holiday, she says "it's the best gift a woman could ever wish for".
Japan amazing location to shoot duets: Mani Nagaraj (29 minutes ago)
Chennai, Oct 26 (IANS) Debutant director Mani Nagaraj, who plans to shoot two songs in Japan from upcoming Tamil film "Pencil", says the "Land of The Rising Sun" has some unexplored beautiful locations to shoot duets.
Will answer CBI on alleged forest land diversion: JSPL (11:54)
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Jindal Steel and Power (JSPL), in a statement mailed to IANS, said it would respond to the CBI's preliminary enquiry (PE) registered Friday over the company's alleged diversion of forest land.
Senior BJP leaders attend Haryana CM's swearing-in (11:50)
Panchkula (Haryana), Oct 26 (IANS) Senior BJP leaders like Lal Krishna Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi, besides Prime Minister Narendra Modi, attended the swearing-in ceremony of Manohar Lal Khattar as Haryana'a first BJP Chief Minister Sunday.
Asin to celebrate birthday in Paris (11:42)
Chennai, Oct 26 (IANS) Actress Asin Thottumkal, who turned 29 Sunday, is currently on a break in Paris to have a quiet birthday with family and friends.
'Pakistan won't allow India free hand on Kashmir' (11:42)
Islamabad, Oct 26 (IANS) Pakistan will not allow India to solve the Kashmir issue on it own way, Advisor to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs and National Security Sartaj Aziz said.
Khattar sworn-in as Haryana chief minister (11:32)
Panchkula (Haryana), Oct 26 (IANS) BJP leader Manohar Lal Khattar was Sunday sworn-in as the chief minister of Haryana.
Why are we biased about nuclear power? (Comment: Special to IANS) (11:14)
By Nihit Goyal
Recently, Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) to triple the country's nuclear power capacity by 2023-24. No sooner had he done so than some quarters issued statements protesting against the proposed Jaitapur power plant in Maharashtra. This highlights the sharp responses that nuclear power generates, which are partly responsible for the slow growth of nuclear power in the country, even as India desperately needs energy.
Chinese shuttlers assured of two French Open titles (11:14)
Paris, Oct 26 (IANS) Chinese shuttlers are assured of winning both women's singles and doubles titles ahead of Sunday's finals at the $275,000 French Open Super Series badminton tournament.
Opposition in slight lead over Brazilian president (11:14)
Brasilia, Oct 26 (IANS/EFE) The Brazilian opposition candidate, Aecio Neves, led incumbent President Dilma Rousseff by one-and-a-half percent in an opinion poll, as they approached Sunday's presidential runoff.
FC Porto slam Arouca 5-0 (11:06)
Lisbon, Oct 26 (IANS) FC Porto slammed Arouca 5-0 in the eighth round of the Portuguese football league, with goals from Quintero, Jackson Martinez, Casemiro and Aboubakar, at the Estadio Nacional de Aveiro.
Tunisia set for first poll under new constitution (11:06)
London, Oct 26 (IANS) Tunisia Sunday is set to elect its first full parliament under a new constitution passed earlier this year.
Hannover increase Dortmund's woes, Stuttgart overpower Frankfurt (11:06)
Berlin, Oct 26 (IANS) Hannover's Hiroshi Kiyotake shoved Borussia Dortmund into a crisis while Stuttgart fought back twice to down Frankfurt 5-4 in the ninth round of the German Bundesliga.
Delhi's Trilokpuri tense but no fresh clashes reported (10:54)
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) East Delhi's Trilokpuri area remained tense but no fresh violence was reported, police said Sunday, a day after five people were shot at during a communal clash.
Sadashiv Amrapurkar's condition stable (10:54)
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Actor Sadashiv Amrapurkar who was hospitalised here due to a lung infection is now stable, his daughter Reema Amrapurkar said Sunday.
Nine killed in Assam accident (10:36)
Guwahati, Oct 26 (IANS) At least nine people, including five women, were killed when the bus they were travelling on fell into a gorge in Assam's Nagaon district early Sunday, police said.
Pleasant Sunday in Delhi (10:04)
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) It will be a pleasant Sunday here and the maximum temperature is likely to hover around 32 degrees Celsius, the Met Office said.
Ukraine to vote Sunday (09:58)
Kiev, Oct 26 (IANS/TASS) Ukrainian voters will cast their franchise Sunday to elect a new parliament.