A simple sadhu in a complex world makes waves (Book Review) (20 minutes ago)
By M.R. Narayan Swamy
Title: Om Swami As We Know Him; Authors: Ismita Tandon and Swami Vidyananda Om; Publisher: Harper Element; Pages: 278; Price: Rs 350
15 Philippine soldiers killed in clash (22 minutes ago)
Manila, Aug 30 (IANS) At least 15 Philippine soldiers were killed in a clash between the army and Abu Syyaf militants, authorities said on Tuesday.
Facebook promoted fake news story on Trending Topics (28 minutes ago)
New York, Aug 30 (IANS) Social networking giant Facebook is facing the music over a fake story that it promoted on the Trending Topics feature over the last weekend.
Pleasant Tuesday morning, rains expected (28 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) It was a pleasant and cloudy Tuesday morning here with the minimum temperature recorded at 25 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season's average so far.
Key Indian equity indices trade higher during early session (09:49)
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Key Indian equity market indices opened in the green on Tuesday following global cues despite the Reserve Bank of India quashing hopes of any rate cut in the near future as inflation bordered around the upper limit of 6 per cent.
Apple sends out invite for iPhone 7 launch event (09:33)
San Francisco, Aug 30 (IANS) US tech giant Apple has reportedly sent out invites to select media to cover the launch of the much-awaited iPhone 7 here on September 7.
Inspector Singh's dangerous English summer (Book Review) (09:31) (With Images)
By Vikas Datta
Title: A Frightfully English Execution (Inspector Singh Investigates #7) ; Author: Shamini Flint; Publisher: Hachette India; Pages: 368 ; Price: Rs 499
Separatist shutdown continues in Kashmir (09:15)
Srinagar, Aug 30 (IANS) Separatist shutdown continued in Kashmir on Tuesday despite relaxation of curfew in the Valley.
Myneni beaten in first round of US Open (09:06)
New York, Aug 30 (IANS) India's Saketh Myneni posted an inspired display but was beaten 6-7 (5), 6-4, 6-2, 2-6, 5-7 against Czech Jiri Vesely in the first round of the US Open tennis tournament.
Yogeshwar's Olympic bronze may be upgraded to silver (08:57)
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Star wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt's bronze medal from the 2012 London Olympics could be upgraded to silver after runner-up Besik Kudukhov of Russia was found guilty of doping violation.
Australian PM's approval rating slips as parliament resumes (08:35)
Canberra, Aug 30 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's voter popularity has fallen to a new low on Tuesday, while support for his Liberal National Party (LNP) coalition has also dropped since the July 2 general elections.
Paralympics opening ceremony to 'awaken five senses' (08:35)
Rio De Janeiro, Aug 30 (IANS) An official of the Rio Paralympics opening ceremony has promised an experience to awaken the five senses and straying from the idea that Para athletes are "superhuman".
Clinton unveils plan to reform US mental health system (08:25)
Washington, Aug 30 (IANS) Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton unveiled a plan to address mental health problems and provide better access to treatment for people with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder or suicidal tendencies.
Japan's unemployment rate drops 3%, lowest in 21 years (08:25)
Tokyo, Aug 30 (IANS) Japan's unemployment rate dropped to 3 per cent in July marking the lowest level in 21 years, the government announced on Tuesday.
Australian bank to include hijab for staff (08:25)
Canberra, Aug 30 (IANS) Australian bank Westpac decided to include a corporate hijab as a part of a new staff uniform line-up.
Nick, Joe Jonas get matching tattoos (08:03)
New York, Aug 30 (IANS) Singers Joe and Nick Jonas of The Jonas Brothers band fame got matching arrow tattoos before the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards.
Chinese shares open higher (08:01)
Beijing, Aug 30 (IANS) Chinese stocks opened higher on Tuesday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index up 0.05 per cent to open at 3,071.44 points.
Sushma, Kerry to co-chair India-US dialogue (Lead) (07:57)
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and US Secretary of State John Kerry will lead their respective sides at the 2nd India-US Strategic and Commercial Dialogue here later on Tuesday to review the progress on decisions taken last time and identify new areas of cooperation.
Chinese yuan strengthens (07:55)
Beijing, Aug 30 (IANS) The central parity rate of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, strengthened 44 basis points to 6.6812 against the US dollar on Tuesday, according to the China Foreign Exchange Trading System.
Sushma, Kerry to co-chair India-US dialogue (07:53)
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and US Secretary of State John Kerry will lead their respective sides at the 2nd India-US Strategic and Commercial Dialogue here later on Wednesday to review the progress on decisions taken last time and identify new areas of cooperation.
US to meet goal of admitting 10,000 Syrian refugees (07:27)
Washington, Aug 30 (IANS) The Obama administration would reach its target of resettling 10,000 Syrian refugees by October 1, National Security Adviser Susan Rice has said.
Oil prices decline amid output glut (07:01)
New York, Aug 30 (IANS) Oil prices fell on market concerns over increasing Middle East crude output and a stronger US dollar.
Kylie banned from watching Tyga perform live (06:55)
Los Angeles, Aug 30 (IANS) Reality TV star Kylie Jenner was not allowed to support her boyfriend and rapper Tyga at his recent gig at a nightclub, because she is too young to have entered the venue.
Rousseff defends record at impeachment trial (06:25)
Brazil, Aug 30 (IANS) Brazil's suspended President Dilma Rousseff has defended her record during her impeachment trial in the Senate.
Idris Elba wraps up 'The Dark Tower' (05:59)
Los Angeles, Aug 30 (IANS) Actor Idris Elba, who will be seen as Roland Deschain in "The Dark Tower", has finished shooting for the fantasy film.