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54 killed in Russia trawler capsize  
IANS (37 mins ago)
Moscow : At least 54 people died when a trawler with 132 people on board capsized off the Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia's Far East on ... More
Rs.1 crore for Delhi policemen killed on duty  
IANS
New Delhi :  The Delhi government will pay Rs.1 crore to families of policemen and other security personnel killed on duty in the ca ... More
Coal case: SC suspends summons to Manmohan  
IANS
New Delhi :  In a relief to former prime minister Ma ... More
Indian chess Grandmaster Harika Dronavalli exits World Women’s Chess Championship  
IANS
Indian chess Grandmaster Harika Dronavalli exited the World Women's Chess Championship on Tuesday, losing the crucial semi-final tie-breaker to Ukrain ... More

Sports News

Veteran New Zealand spinner Daniel Vettori confirms New Zealand retirement

Veteran New Zealand spinner Daniel Vettori confirms New Zealand retirement
Veteran New Zealand spinner Daniel Vettori announced his retirement from all forms of cricket on Tuesday. Vettori arrived here on Tuesday after Sunday’s World Cu ...Read More

World Cup hero Starc tops cricket bowlers’ rankings

Australian pacer Mitchell Starc has surged to the top of the One-Day International (ODI) bowlers’ rankings for the first time in his career following a stellar perf ...Read More

Kohli-led RCB aiming to overturn flop show

Kohli-led RCB aiming to overturn flop show
(ATTN Sports Editors: From Tuesday, IANS is beginning a series of profiles on the eight teams that will feature in the eighth edition of the Indian Premier League t ...Read More

National News

Two children killed in wall collapse in Hyderabad

Hyderabad : Two children were killed and their parents injured in a wall collapse here early Tuesday, police said. The incident took place in a colony meant for the weaker section ...Read More

State News

Incessant rainfall, floods ravage Kashmir Valley

Srinagar : Floods ravaged Kashmir Valley on Monday following incessant rainfall over the past four days. Anxious people began to leave for safer places as author ...Read More


International News

World’s oldest person Misao Okawa, dies at 117 in Japan

Tokyo :  A Japanese woman who was recognised by the Guinness World Records as the world’s oldest living person, died at the age of 117 on Wednesday in Osaka. A ...Read More

Pakistan hangs four convicts

Islamabad :  Four death row convicts were hanged on Tuesday in different jails in Pakistan’s Punjab province, a media report said. Mohammad Riaz, who was convi ...Read More

Lee a committed karma yogi, says Modi; joins world leaders in tribute

Lee a committed karma yogi, says Modi; joins world leaders in tribute
Singapore/New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi joined many world leaders at the funeral of Singapore founder and first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew who he descr ...Read More

Entertainment News

Abhishek to do cameo in Aishwarya’s comeback film

Abhishek to do cameo in Aishwarya's comeback film
Sanjay Gupta’s action film “Jazbaa” is special in many ways. It not only marks the comeback of actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, but also features her husba ...Read More

Ekta Kapoor to turn ‘maha judge’ for ‘Nach Baliye 7’?

Ekta Kapoor to turn 'maha judge' for 'Nach Baliye 7'?
After a long search for a fourth judge for “Nach Baliye 7″, producer Ekta Kapoor might herself step into the chair to complete the quartet of judges for ...Read More

Not a cakewalk to enter films: Gautam Gulati

Not a cakewalk to enter films: Gautam Gulati
Mumbai :  TV actor and “Bigg Boss Halla Bol” winner Gautam Gulati, who will be seen in the movie “Udanchhoo”, says it’s not a cakewalk to enter filmdom. ...Read More

Business News

Hyundai 2014-15 sales up 10.62 percent

Hyundai 2014-15 sales up 10.62 percent
New Delhi :  Automobile major Hyundai Motor India Wednesday reported a 10.62 percent rise in its total sales fo ...Read More

Taj plans to open 10 new Vivanta hotels

Hospitality major Taj Group Monday said it plans to open 10 new properties of its premium hotel brand Vivanta in the next five years. ...Read More

Hema Malini launches UP’s first water ATM

Mathura : Film actress and local Member of Parliament Hema Malini on Monday launched Uttar Pradesh’s first water ...Read More

City News

Former Delhi legislator Bharat Singh shot dead

New Delhi : Former Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) legislator Bharat Singh was shot at by unidentified gunmen here during a relig ...Read More

AAP holds National Council meet amid dissent

New Delhi : The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) National Council meeting began on Saturday amid high drama with dissident leader Yogendra ...Read More

AAP leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav accuse Kejriwal of “horse trading”

AAP leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav accuse Kejriwal of "horse trading"
New Delhi :  AAP leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav on Friday accused the party chief and the Delhi Chief Minister Arv ...Read More

Blog/Opinion/Featured News

Beware! High-fat diet can alter your behaviour

High-fat diet can affect brain health and promote changes in your behaviour, including increased anxiety, impaired memory, and repetitive behaviour, warns a new stu ...Read More

Bangladesh ‘made to lose’ in World Cup: Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina

Bangladesh 'made to lose' in World Cup: Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina
Dhaka : Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said her country was “made to lose” the cricket World Cup quarterfinal against India, according to media report ...Read More

Why diesel vehicles are more harmful

Researchers have shown how exhaust pollution from diesel engines affects nerves within the lung. Identifying potential mechanisms linking exposure to diesel exha ...Read More

Sci-Tech News

Scientists develop first 3D mini lung

Scientists have grown the first 3D mini lungs from stem cells. The 3D structures bear greater similarity to the human lung than previously made 2D structures, resea ...Read More

Health News

‘Multiple pregnancies put mother at heart disease risk’

Women who give birth to four or more children are at higher risk of developing cardiovascular diseases than women who have fewer children, says Indian-American researcher Monika Sa ...Read More

Education News

CBSE examinations commence from Monday

CBSE examinations commence from Monday
New Delhi : The CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) examinations for standards 10 and 12 commence from Monday. According to a CBSE circular, a total o ...Read More

LifeStyle News

Want sex? Ask your brain first

Besides hormones at work, a key brain region has been found to be involved in all three phases of the sexual pleasure cycle – wanting sex, having sex and inhibiting sex, a new rese ...Read More