Sri Lanka's former war zone shut over student killing (1 minute ago)
Colombo, Oct 25 (IANS) Sri Lanka's former war-torn north remained shut on Tuesday following the shooting of two university students in Jaffna last week.
19 more skeletons found on Kedarnath trekking route (3 minutes ago)
Dehradun, Oct 25 (IANS) The search team on the Kedarnath trekking route in Uttarakhand discovered 19 more human skeletons on Tuesday, an official said.
Seven women civilians injured in Pakistani shelling in Jammu district (5 minutes ago)
Jammu, Oct 25 (IANS) Seven women civilians were injured on Tuesday in heavy shelling of Border Security Force (BSF) and civilian targets along the international border in R.S. Pura Sector of Jammu district by Pakistan Rangers, police said.
FIFA imposes sanction on RFEF for international transfers of minors (9 minutes ago)
Madrid, Oct 25 (IANS) World football governing body FIFA's Disciplinary Committee on Tuesday announced a sanction against the Royal Spanish Football Federation RFEF for breaking the current legislations on transfers and international registration of players under 18 years of age.
Four killed, 36 hurt as bus falls off bridge in Odisha (9 minutes ago)
Bhubaneswar, Oct 25 (IANS) Four persons were killed and 36 injured when a bus fell off a bridge in Odisha's Angul district, police said on Tuesday.
Mistry denies filing any caveat on removal from Tata Sons (9 minutes ago)
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Industrialist Cyrus P. Mistry on Tuesday denied that he has filed any caveat pertaining to his removal as Chairman of Tata Sons.
Kareena lauds KJo's 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil' (13 minutes ago)
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan has praised the whole team of forthcoming film "Ae Dil Hai Mushkil", saying that all the actors have done a fantastic job.
Twitter to launch Diwali emoji (15 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Social media platform Twitter on Tuesday announced that it will launch #HappyDiwali emoji based on public opinion via a Twitter poll.
Parrikar expresses grief over Quetta attack (17 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday expressed grief over the terror attack in Quetta city in Pakistan that killed at least 59 persons and said terrorism in any form can't be justified.
Muscle strength may help to improve brain function (17 minutes ago)
Sydney, Oct 25 (IANS) Increased muscle strength may help to improve brain function in adults who suffer from mild cognitive impairment (MCI), shows a new study.
Cloud firm VMware to soon have broader coverage in India: Top official (Lead) (21 minutes ago)
By Sourabh Kulesh
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Armed with next-Gen products in Hybrid Cloud to give customers an optimum software-defined data centre (SDDC) experience, VMware will soon have a much broader coverage in India, a top executive of the company -- a leader in cloud infrastructure and mobility -- said here on Tuesday.
Delhi to develop Yamuna riverfront (27 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Delhi government said on Tuesday that it will develop five kilometres of riverfront along the Yamuna at a cost of Rs 200 crore.
Government should intervene to stop piracy: Annu Kapoor (27 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) National Award-winning actor Annu Kapoor believes the central government needs to make strong laws in order to stop piracy of music and films in the Indian entertainment industry.
Cyclone Kyant will have no impact on Odisha: Met (29 minutes ago)
Bhubaneswar, Oct 25 (IANS) The Odisha government on Tuesday said that Cyclone Kyant, formed over the Bay of Bengal, will not touch Odisha though it is expected to bring heavy rains in the coastal areas.
Akhilesh supporters demand his return as SP's UP chief (29 minutes ago)
Lucknow, Oct 25 (IANS) Minutes after Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav claimed all was well within the family and the party, hundreds of Akhilesh Yadav supporters virtually laid siege to the party office here, demanding that the Chief Minister be given back the reins of the party's state unit.
Mob ransacks Bengal hospital after child's death (16:50)
Kolkata, Oct 25 (IANS) An angry mob ransacked a hospital over alleged medical negligence in the treatment of a child in West Bengal on Tuesday, police said.
McCracken to take over as global hockey body CEO in February (16:42)
Lausanne, Oct 25 (IANS) The International Hockey Federation (FIH) on Tuesday announced that New Zealands Jason McCracken will take over as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in February 2017, replacing Kelly Fairweather.
IOC confirms talks between its president and Russian whistleblowers (16:40)
Moscow, Oct 25 (IANS) A personal meeting between International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach and Russia's whistleblowing pair Vitaly and Yulia Stepanova, whose earlier testimonies instigated a doping-related scandal in Russian sports, took place in September, the world governing body has said.
Debina never interferes in my work: Gurmeet Choudhary (16:38)
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Actor Gurmeet Choudhary, who will be seen in a never-seen-before character in the upcoming erotic-thriller "Wajah Tum Ho", says his wife and television actress Debina Bonnerjee doesn't interfere in his work.
BCCI announces U-19 Challenger Trophy squads (16:30)
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The junior selection committee of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday announced the squads for the Under-19 Challenger Trophy which will be held at Bilaspur in Himachal Pradesh from October 26 to 29.
Pakistan should work towards inclusive growth: IMF (16:16)
Islamabad, Oct 25 (IANS) Pakistan should make the best of the current momentum and continue with reforms to achieve inclusive growth, International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Tuesday.
Maharashtra, New Zealand partner for advanced academics (16:14)
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Maharashtra and Education New Zealand (ENZ) on Tuesday entered into a Strategic Partnership Agreement (SPA) for cooperation in higher and advanced education, coinciding with New Zealand Prime Minister John Key's visit to India.
Indonesia sentences Australian paedophile to 15 years in jail (16:12)
Jakarta, Oct 25 (IANS) An Indonesian court on Tuesday sentenced a 70-year-old Australian man to 15 years in prison after finding him guilty of sexually molesting several girls on the resort island of Bali.
Know how human brains 'slack' with age (16:12)
London, Oct 25 (IANS) Along with our skin that loses the firmness and elasticity of the youth, our brain too starts to sag as we age, researchers say.
Profit booking, global cues drag equity markets lower (Second Lead) (16:10)
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Profit booking, negative global cues and a weakened rupee depressed the Indian equity markets on Tuesday.