Two militants killed in J&K (Just in)
Srinagar, March 26 (IANS) Two Hizbul Mujahideen militants were killed on Sunday after a brief gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, police said.
TDP lawmakers apologise for misbehaving with official (14 minutes ago)
Vijayawada, March 26 (IANS) TDP MP Kesineni Nani and MLA Bonda Uma on Sunday apologised to Andhra Pradesh State Transport Commissioner N. Bala Subramanyam for allegedly misbehaving with him.
Kerala minister quits over sleaze talk, denies wrongdoing (Lead) (18 minutes ago)
Kozhikode, March 26 (IANS) Kerala Transport Minister A.K. Saseendran resigned on Sunday after an audio emerged in which he is heard having a lewd conversation with a woman on phone.
Jabalpur ordnance factory fire gutted Only old materials (15:40)
Jabalpur, March 26 (IANS) The fire at the ordnance factory in Jabalpur did not have any effect on India's inventory as only old materials were gutted, Defence Ministry sources said on Sunday.
Militants ransack police officer's house in Kashmir (15:30)
Srinagar, March 26 (IANS) Militants ransacked the house of a police officer in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam district and drove off with his son and nephew in his car before freeing the youngsters and torching the vehicle, police said.
Kerala minister quits over sleaze talk (15:02)
Thiruvananthapuram, March 26 (IANS) Kerala Transport Minister A.K. Saseendran resigned on Sunday after an audio emerged in which he is heard having a lewd conversation with a woman on phone.
Contribute to New India, Modi tells people (Roundup) (14:42)
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said India was marching from "Swaraj to Su-raj" and urged the 125 crore people to contribute towards creating a "New India".
Telangana, Andhra Governor holds meeting on post-bifurcation issues (14:22)
Hyderabad, March 26 (IANS) E.S.L. Narasimhan, who is joint Governor for Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, on Sunday held a meeting with ministers and officials of the two Telugu states to sort out pending issues arising from bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh in 2014.
Indian Navy to de-induct long-range patrol aircraft TU142M (14:20)
Chennai, March 26 (IANS) The Indian Navy is preparing for de-induction of TU142M long-range maritime patrol aircraft after its 29 years of service, it was officially announced here on Sunday.
Mamata condemns Bangladesh blasts (13:42)
Kolkata, March 26 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday condemned the twin blasts in Bangladesh's Sylhet city which killed six persons.
Two held for snatching rifle from policeman (Lead) (13:38)
Jammu, March 26 (IANS) Two of the three persons who snatched an AK-47 rifle from a policeman here have been arrested, police said on Sunday.
'Over 70 percent of country's water aquifers are overdrawn' (With Images) (13:32)
By Kushagra Dixit
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) At 76 million, India has the largest number of people living without access to safe water in the world, and experts warn of a looming crisis as over 73 per cent of the country's aquifers are being overdrawn.
'Khoon ka Rishta' campaign enables pregnant women in Bihar avoid anaemia (Health Feature) (12:54)
By Vishnu Makhijani
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) On the face of it, it's deceptively simple. Pregnant woman across eight districts of Bihar are given 180 iron and folic acid (IFA) tablets to prevent anaemia, a similar number of blood drop-shaped red stickers and a booklet with an outline of a baby for pasting the stickers -- one for every tablet consumed.
Two arrested in Jammu rifle snatching incident (12:42)
Jammu, March 26 (IANS) Two of the three persons involved in a rifle snatching incident in Jammu have been arrested, the police said on Sunday.
'Repurposing' malaria drug to treat castrate-resistant prostate cancer (12:38)
Kolkata, March 26 (IANS) Tapping into the trend of repurposing old approved drugs to treat totally different diseases -- a strategy that led to the development of Viagra, researchers at IIT-Kanpur have shown how a malaria drug can be used to tackle drug resistance in metastatic prostate cancer.
Depression curable, speaking about it helps: Modi (12:24)
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi called on people to change the society's mindset about the menace of "depression" and to encourage its victims to speak up.
New India is joint call of 125 crore Indians: Modi (12:08)
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the 'New India' was a joint call and desire of 125 crore Indians and called upon the people to perform their duties as responsible citizens.
Every citizen can combat against black money: Modi (11:58)
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Expressing his gratitude to people for taking to digital payments, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his radio address 'Mann Ki Baat' said that every Indian can combat black money.
Modi lauds Gandhi's enterprise as a young revolutionary (11:52)
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) On the centennial year of Champaran and Kheda agitations helmed by Mahatma Gandhi, Prime Minister Narenda Modi on Sunday reminded the countrymen of the great leader's arrival in public life at a time which was a "turning point".
Mann Ki Baat: Modi wishes Bangladesh on its Independence Day (11:28)
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday wished neighbouring Bangladesh on its Independence Day on March 26.
Punjab Grill Tappa, a 'fun' take on a classic favourite (Foodie Trail-Gurugram) (With Images) (11:06)
By Karishma Saurabh Kalita
Gurugram, March 26 (IANS) Giving a new twist to a classic is sometimes tolerated, even enjoyed, and sometimes met with harsh criticism. But the Punjab Grill Tappa, an offshoot of the famous North Indian Punjab Grill restaurant chain, is sophisticated and vibrant but still maintains the same quality of food.
Lawmakers and gallant rescuers: Kipling's other child heroes (Column: Bookends) (With Images) (10:32)
By Vikas Datta
Mowgli, the wolf-raised child in a central Indian jungle, and Kim, the orphan drawn into the "Great Game", may be his most enduring child characters, but Rudyard Kipling is responsible for other irrepressible young heroes too. Changing literary politics have, however, regrettably obscured the tales of the children who could influence the Viceroy's council or view an unprecedented natural spectacle in the Garo Hills.
Clear Sunday morning in Delhi (10:22)
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The national capita witnessed was a clear sky on Sunday morning with the minimum temperature recorded at 20.8 degrees Celsius, four notches above the season's average.
ONGC's exploration mission begins in northeast: Official (10:14)
Agartala, March 26 (IANS) State-owned ONGC has began exploration works in northeast India to attract more gas based industries in the region, top official said.
Massive fire in MP ordnance factory, no casualty (Lead) (00:40)
Jabalpur, March 26 (IANS) A massive fire broke out in an ordnance factory here on Saturday evening after a series of explosions of bombs made there, an official said. No casualties have been reported in the incident.