Fake currency notes of Rs 5 lakh face value seized (2 minutes ago)
Kolkata Sep 27 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) seized fake Indian currency notes (FICN) of face value of Rs 5 lakh from West Bengal's Malda district on Tuesday, an official said.
India a 'passionate giant', says FIFA President Infantino (4 minutes ago)
Panjim, Sep 27 (IANS) Gianni Infantino, President of world football's governing body FIFA, on Tuesday described India as the "passionate giant".
Thales-IIT Delhi sign MoU for PhD fellowship (8 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Defence major Thales and the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IIT-Delhi) on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to create a jointly supervised IIT Delhi-CNRS PhD fellowship programme.
Costantini back as Indian TT team chief coach (18 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) on Tuesday re-appointed Italian Massimo Costantini as the national team chief coach for a two-year period up to September 30, 2018.
LeT threatens J&K Education Minister (26 minutes ago)
Srinagar, Sep 27 (IANS) The Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) outfit on Tuesday threatened Jammu and Kashmir Education Minister Naeem Akhtar "not to force people to resume normal work", reports said.
Uttam Singh named for Maharashtra's 'Lata Mangeshkar Award' (28 minutes ago)
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Veteran music director and violinist Uttam Singh has been named for this year's "Lata Mangeshkar Award for Lifetime Achievement" of the Maharashtra government on the eve of the legendary singer's 86th birthday on Wednesday, Education Minister Vinod Tawde announced here on Tuesday.
Sanction to prosecute Swamy in article case obtained, Delhi Police tells HC (28 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The police on Tuesday informed the Delhi High Court that the necessary sanction to prosecute Rajya Sabha member Subramanian Swamy in a case lodged against him on charge of writing an inflammatory article in 2011 has been obtained.
GoDaddy offers affordable cloud servers to Indian SMBs (20:28)
Bengaluru, Sep 27 (IANS) Leading web hosting firm GoDaddy on Tuesday offered affordable cloud servers to small and medium businesses (SMBs) in India.
Call TN, Karnataka CMs' meeting to end impasse: SC to Centre (Second Lead) (20:26)
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the central government to convene a meeting of the Chief Ministers of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu to find a solution to the impasse over Cauvery river water.
Stabbed Delhi teacher dies, family gets Rs 1 cr (Roundup) (20:26)
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) A government school teacher stabbed by two Class 12 students in a classroom succumbed to his injuries here on Tuesday. The Delhi government announced Rs 1 crore to the grieving family.
Serve fresh notice to Azam Khan in Bulandshahr gang rape case: SC to CBI (20:26)
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed displeasure over the non-appearance of Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan in the Bulandshahr gang rape case through his lawyer despite service of a court notice on him and directed the CBI to serve a fresh notice on him.
Mumbai to get two more Metro Rails (20:20)
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Signalling a major boost to Mumbai infrastructure facilities, the Maharashtra government on Tuesday cleared two metro rail projects costing around Rs 25,000 crore.
393 elephants died in Odisha in 5 years (20:14)
Bhubaneswar, Sep 27 (IANS) As many as 393 elephants have died in the past five years in Odisha, Forests and Environment Minister Bikram Keshari Arukh said on Tuesday. The minister did not elaborate how the pachyderms died.
Railways to create virtual museum (20:12)
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Indian Railways on Tuesday said that it is collaborating with technology partners for creating a pan-India virtual museum in the form of a digital web enabled platform.
Haryana to impose 5-year-ban on tree felling (20:08)
Chandigarh, Sep 27 (IANS) Felling of trees will be banned in Haryana for five years to increase the forest cover in the state, a senior officer said on Tuesday.
Search operation in Pathankot after 'suspicious' men sighted (20:08)
Chandigarh, Sep 27 (IANS) Security agencies carried out an extensive search operation in Pathankot district of north Punjab on Tuesday following reports that some local residents had spotted 2-3 "suspicious men" in Army fatigues.
India, New Zealand cricket teams land in Kolkata (20:08)
Kolkata, Sep 27 (IANS) The India and New Zealand cricket teams arrived in the city on Tuesday evening for their second Test match at the Eden Gardens starting on Friday.
IGIA achieves carbon neutral status, first in Asia-Pacific region (20:04)
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) on Tuesday said the national capital's Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) has become the first airport in the Asia-Pacific region to achieve carbon neutral status.
Jio denies Airtel's claim of providing enough interconnect points (Lead) (20:04)
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Reliance Jio Infocomm on Tuesday again rejected Airtel's claim of adequate interconnect points, noting that 1.6 crore calls are still failing while connecting to the latter's network.
M&M introduces Intelli-Hybrid Technology on Scorpio (20:04)
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Automobile manufacturer Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) on Tuesday said it has introduced its new mild hybrid technology 'Intelli-Hybrid on the New Generation Scorpio with 1.99 litre mHAWK engine for Delhi and NCR (national capital region).
Deepening bond market a priority, India hit by protectionism: Jaitley (20:02)
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Deepening the Indian bond market is a priority for the government, particularly in the face of increased challenges globally, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said here on Tuesday.
Asian Beach Games to switch to 4-year cycle, maximum entry rules changed (19:58)
Danang (Vietnam), Sep 27 (IANS) A maximum of two athletes from each delegation will be allowed to compete in individual events at future editions of the Asian Beach Games after a rule change approved here on Tuesday at the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) General Assembly.
No.1 Kerber sets up Kvitova showdown at Wuhan Open (19:58)
Wuhan (China), Sep 27 (IANS) World No.1 Angelique Kerber overcame a slow start to see off Kristina Mladenovic to reach the third round of the Wuhan Open tennis tournament here on Tuesday.
Bayern President says it is important not to lose to Atletico (19:48)
Munich, Sep 27 (IANS) Bayern Munich President Karl-Heinz Rummenigge recalled on Tuesday that the football club has not had very good results in the last three years against Spanish teams, and on the eve of Wednesday's match against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League he said it is important not to lose.
Didn't want to go with established names: 'Disco 82' director (19:46)
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Director Karan Darra, who is gearing up for the release of his next film "Disco 82", says he made a conscious decision not to feature established names for the movie as it is "heavy on content".