I'm proud to be myself: Karan Johar (Just in)
Mumbai, Dec 8 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar, also a chat show host, says that he is proud to be himself.
Mukherjee to open global campaign for child rights (2 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee will host a summit of Nobel laureates and global leaders here on December 10-11 in support of a campaign for child rights, it was announced on Thursday.
New mothers increasingly moving toward bottle-feeding: Study (2 minutes ago)
Toronto, Dec 8 (IANS) An increasing number of new mothers are turning towards using expressed breast milk -- either pumped or expressed by hand -- instead of directly breast feeding their babies, a research has revealed.
Lok Sabha adjourned for the day amid ruckus (Second Lead) (6 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day yet again on Thursday without transacting any meaningful business as pandemonium continued over the demonetisation decision of the government.
Madonna made out with Michael Jackson (14 minutes ago)
Los Angeles, Dec 8 (IANS) Singer Madonna has revealed that she once made out with late King of Pop Michael Jackson.
Disruption of Parliament unacceptable: Pranab (Lead) (16 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday expressed strong displeasure over the ongoing parliamentary logjam and said "disruption of Parliament is totally unacceptable".
Turning Guwahati into India's sporting capital is Assam's challenge: Sonowal (18 minutes ago)
Guwahati, Dec 8 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday reiterated his aim of turning Guwahati into India's sporting capital during his tenure.
Fourth Test: England end first day at 288/5 (18 minutes ago)
Mumbai, Dec 8 (IANS) Debutant Keaton Jennings cracked a superb century but India fought back to restrict England to 288/5 to end the first day's action of the fourth Test on even keel at the Wankhede Stadium here on Thursday.
Give a twist in taste to Norwegian salmon (18 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Ever eaten Norwegian salmon given a desi twist in flavour? How about having Amritsari tawa salmon or Norwegian salmon kebab with coriander yoghurt for a change in taste?
Delhi L-G's objection on vaccum cleaners baseless: Kejriwal (16:34)
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday dubbed as "baseless" the objection raised by Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung's Office to the purchase of vaccum cleaners to clean the national capital's roads.
Be your own make-up artist on friend's D-Day (16:34)
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) If you don't wish to spend extra money hiring a beautician to look your best on your friend's wedding day, you can do your own make-up and still look flawless, says an expert.
Delhi government hikes salaries of guest teachers (16:32)
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) The Delhi government on Thursday substantially hiked the salaries of guest teachers in government schools, a move that is expected to benefit around 17,000 teachers.
Disclose your relation with Mahesh Shah: Kejriwal to PM (16:32)
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should clarify his and BJP Chief Amit Shah's relation with Mahesh Shah, who disclosed an unaccounted income of Rs 13,860 crore under the central government's income declaration scheme.
Cyclonic storm Vardah likely to spare Odisha (16:26)
Bhubaneswar, Dec 8 (IANS) The cyclonic storm formed over the Bay of Bengal is likely to have least impact on Odisha as it is likely to move towards the Andhra Pradesh coast, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Thursday.
AIMPLB defends Triple Talaq, to appeal against verdict (16:26)
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) on Thursday said it will appeal against the Allahabad High Court ruling against Triple Talaq.
Defering GST an option to stabilise economy post-demonetisation: Amit Mitra (16:24)
Kolkata, Dec 8 (IANS) Chairman of the Empowered Committee of State Finance Ministers and member of the GST Council Amit Mitra on Thursday said the postponement of the Goods and Services Tax regime could be "an option" to stabilise the economy as it was badly hit due to demonetisation.
Books to read in upcoming year (16:24)
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Here is all the reason for bookworms to look ahead for the upcoming year as some of the most renowned authors are ready with their latest books.
Umpire Reiffel hospitalised after blow to head in India-England Test (16:22)
Mumbai, Dec 8 (IANS) Umpire Paul Reiffel was hospitalised for a scan after being hit on the back of his head by a throw from the deep during the first day of the fourth cricket Test between India and England here on Thursday.
Cybersecurity expert Justin Harvey joins Accenture (16:20)
Bengaluru, Dec 8 (IANS) Global professional services company Accenture on Thursday announced the appointment of cybersecurity expert Justin Harvey as Managing Director and Global Lead for the incident response practice.
Deepika Padukone named sexiest Asian woman (Lead) (16:20)
Mumbai, Dec 8 (IANS) Actress Deepika Padukone has been named the sexiest Asian woman in the world for the year 2016. She has dethroned actress Priyanka Chopra, who has won the title four times in the popular list that is annually published by Britain-based Eastern Eye newspaper.
Exercise of slotting goods in GST tax slabs has begun: CBEC (Lead) (16:18)
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Confident of the rollout of Goods and Services Tax from April 1, 2017 despite a logjam in the Council on the issue of dual control, the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) on Thursday said it has started the exercise of slotting the goods in the four tax slabs.
India Abroad weekly newspaper sold in the US (16:18)
New York, Dec 8 (IANS) India Abroad, the oldest continuously published Indian-American newspaper, has been sold by Rediff to 8K Miles Media, a company that publishes a Tamil magazine in Silicon Valley and runs a multilingual radio service, according to an editor's note in the newspaper.
Gunmen loot Rs 10 lakh from Kashmir bank (16:10)
Srinagar, Dec 8 (IANS) Gunmen on Thursday looted Rs 10 lakh from a bank in south Kashmir's Pulwama district, the state police said.
Trade between India, Europe much below potential: V.K. Singh (16:08)
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Union Minister V.K. Singh on Thursday said the trade between India and Europe is far below the potential and there are unexplored areas in the Indian economy in this context.
Indian equities surge on positive global cues (Second Lead) (16:02)
Mumbai, Dec 8 (IANS) Indian equity markets surged on Thursday as positive global cues, rupee appreciation and value buying buoyed investors' sentiments.