Globalisation under attack, world needs reality check: Sitharaman (1 minute ago)
Davos, Jan 19 (IANS) At a time when globalisation is under attack as seen from recent voter preferences in the Western world, India has urged the world community to do a "reality check", even as the country remains on track to grow its trade and economy at faster pace.
Bountiful and 'snowful', winter reclaims its glory in Kashmir (11 minutes ago)
By Sheikh Qayoom
Srinagar, Jan 19 (IANS) Heaps of snow, razor-sharp icicles, the cackle of low-flying geese and the warmth of families huddled together to ward off the cold -- all these are markers of a great winter in Kashmir.
Panneerselvam meets Modi amid protests against Jallikattu ban (17 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Amid massive protests in support of Jallikattu, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O.Panneerselvam on Thursday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here and urged him to promulgate an ordinance enabling the conduct of the ancient bull-taming sport.
Modi condoles UP road accident victims (11:28)
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled the deaths of 15 school children who were killed on Thursday in a road accident in Uttar Pradesh's Etah district.
Partly cloudy morning in Delhi (10:48)
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) It was a partly cloudy morning here with the minimum temperature settling at 6.3 degrees Celsius, the weather office said.
Cold wave continues in J&K (10:48)
Srinagar, Jan 19 (IANS) Intense cold wave conditions continued on Thursday in Jammu and Kashmir with night temperatures remaining below the freezing point.
Lifting the veil over BJP's digital army (Book Review) (10:44)
By M.R. Narayan Swamy
Title: I am a Troll: Inside the Secret World of BJP's Digital Army; Author: Swati Chaturvedi; Publisher: Juggernaut; Pages: 171; Price: Rs 250
438 cr project undertaken for Agartala airport (10:40)
Agartala, Jan 19 (IANS) The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has undertaken a Rs 438 crore project to upgrade the Agartala airport to international standards by providing world-class facilities, a top official announced on Thursday.
Probe to be sought on source, fund utilisation by animal rights groups (10:32)
Chennai, Jan 19 (IANS) A case will soon be filed in the Madras High Court to understand the source and use of foreign funds by animal rights organisations, a native cattle breeder said on Thursday.
Obama calls Modi to review US-India ties (10:12)
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) US President Barack Obama called Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the two reviewed the significant progress in India-US relationship, an official statement said.
Militant killed in Kashmir gunfight (09:52)
Srinagar, Jan 19 (IANS) One militant was killed and a soldier was injured on Thursday during a gunfight in north Kashmir's Bandipora district, police said.
Schools closed again due to cold wave in UP (09:36)
Lucknow, Jan 19 (IANS) After reopening briefly for two days following an extended winter break, schools in the Uttar Pradesh state capital have been closed again due to the cold wave, an official said on Thursday.
Jallikattu protests continue in Tamil Nadu (09:08)
Chennai, Jan 19 (IANS) Massive protests continued on Thursday in Tamil Nadu in support of Jallikattu, the ancient and popular bull-taming sport.
Convince UNC leaders to withdraw economic blockade: Rajnath (00:42)
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has asked the Nagaland Chief Minister T.R. Zeliang to convince the United Naga Council (UNC) leaders to withdraw the economic blockade in Manipur.
Money loot common thread between 'Didibhai-Modibhai': Yechury (00:24)
Kolkata, Jan 19 (IANS) Cocking a snook at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Wednesday said "money loot" was a cmmon thread between the "Didibhai-Modibhai (Mamata-Modi) nexus.
Foreign accounts, property, bullion can't be declared under PMGKY (00:06)
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The government on Wednesday clarified that only unaccounted domestic cash holding can be declared under the new tax evasion amnesty scheme announced after demonetisation and not jewellery, stocks, immovable property or overseas accounts.
'Chennai Express' producer booked for rape (23:54)
Hyderabad, Jan 18 (IANS) The producer of Bollywood blockbuster "Chennai Express", Karim Morani, has been booked for allegedly raping a Delhi-based woman on promise of marriage, police said on Wednesday.
Keep the flag of Indian civilisation flying through education: President (23:26)
Jhalda (West Bengal), Jan 18 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday urged students to uplift, upgrade and maintain the values of the Indian civilisation through education.
Need for common interpretation of maritime law: Top Navy officer (23:26)
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) There is a need to promote and strengthen common understanding and practice of International Maritime Law and regional norms, Vice Admiral Girish Luthra, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Naval Command, said here on Wednesday.
President unveils Subhas Bose's restored escape car (Lead) (23:04)
Kolkata, Jan 18 (IANS) Seventy six years after it ferried Indian revolutionary Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose during his 'Great Escape' from India, the iconic German Sedan Wanderer car was unveiled after restoration by President Pranab Mukherjee here on Wednesday.
CBI files preliminary enquiry in appointment of Delhi minister's kin (22:50)
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The CBI on Wednesday registered a preliminary enquiry (PE) in the appointment of Soumya Jain, Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain's daughter, as adviser to the Delhi government's Mohalla Clinic project.
AAP releases special manifesto for differently-abled (22:50)
Chandigarh, Jan 18 (IANS) Ahead of the assembly elections in Punjab, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday released a special manifesto for physically challenged people in the state.
President unveils Subhas Bose's restored escape car (22:50)
Kolkata, Jan 18 (IANS) President Pranab Mukhejee on Wednesday unveiled a restored 'Wanderer' car used by Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose in which he made his 'great escape' from house arrest at his ancestral home by the then British government in January 1941.
Court directs auction of Saradha Realty properties in Odisha (22:42)
Bhubaneswar, Jan 18 (IANS) A specially-designated court in Odisha's Balasore on Wednesday directed the state government to auction the confiscated properties of chit fund firm Saradha Group.