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Armyman killed in Kashmir a day after getting medal  
IANS (46 mins ago)
Srinagar/New Delhi : Two Hizbul Mujahideen guerrillas and an army officer - who was awarded a gallantry medal on Republic Day - were ... More
PM busy doing his own ‘PR’ (public relations), says Rahul Gandhi  
IANS
New Delhi :  Prime Minister Narendra Modi was busy ... More
Sensex, Nifty scale new highs; bank stocks soar  
IANS
Mumbai :Positive global and domestic cues led the two major indices of the Indian equities markets to scale new highs in Tuesday's t ... More
Obama invokes Vivekananda, calls out to ‘Sisters and brothers of India’  
IANS
New Delhi : Recalling the historic address of Indian savant Swami Vivekananda, US President Barack Obama Tuesday began his town hal ... More
State funeral for cartoonist R.K. Laxman, Bollywood mourns  
IANS
Pune (Maharashtra) : In a rare honour, the Maharashtra government has decided to accord a state funeral to legendary cartoonist R.K ... More

Sports News

Shane Watson in doubt for tri-series final

Shane Watson in doubt for tri-series final
Sydney :  Star all-rounder Shane Watson is unsure if he’ll be ready in time for Australia’s tri-series final in Perth Sunday. Watson sat out of both last Fri ...Read More

World No. 46 Andreas Seppi stuns No. 2 Roger Federer in Australian Open

World No. 46 Andreas Seppi stuns No. 2 Roger Federer in Australian Open
Melbourne : In a stunning performance, World No. 46 Andreas Seppi recorded one of his greatest victories to cause the biggest upset of the 2015 Australian Open y ...Read More

23 Jan ’15 : Aus vs Eng 4th Match : Australia won the match in last over

Hobart : Australia rode on stand-in skipper Steven Smith’s unbeaten 102 to chase down a 304-run target set by England with three wickets to spare, registering th ...Read More

National News

Three killed in Bomb blast in a Bihar court

Three killed in Bomb blast in a Bihar court
Patna : Three people, including a woman, a police constable and an undertrial prisoner were killed and more than half a dozen injured in a bomb blast in a Bihar court Friday, police ...Read More

State News

Agra gears up to welcome US President Barack Obama

Agra : Agra is gearing up to welcome US President Barack Obama who is scheduled to arrive in India on the occasion of the 66th Republic Day Jan 26. Unpreceden ...Read More


International News

Saudi King Abdullah dies; Succeeded by his brother Salman

Saudi King Abdullah dies; Succeeded by his brother Salman
Riyadh : King Abdullah died early Friday of complications from pneumonia and has been succeeded by his brother Salman, the Saudi Arabian royal household said in ...Read More

Jamaat-ud Dawa and Haqqani network banned in Pakistan; Freezes Bank Accounts, Assets

Islamabad : In a swift anti-terror move, Pakistan Thursday banned the Jamaat-ud Dawa (JuD) and the Haqqani Network, besides eight other outfits suspected of fund ...Read More

UN chief Ban Ki-moon condemns Boko Haram militants killings in Nigeria

United Nations :  UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the reported killings of hundreds of civilians in Nigeria by Boko Haram militants ...Read More

Entertainment News

Baby Movie Review : 4.5 out of 5 Stars

Baby Movie Review : 4.5 out of 5 Stars
Film: “Baby”; Actors: Akshay Kumar, K K Menon, Tapsee Pannu, Anupam Kher, Rana Daggubati, Mikaal Zulfikar, Rashid Naaz; Writer-Director: Neer ...Read More

I’m doing variety of films this year: Priyanka Chopra

I'm doing variety of films this year: Priyanka Chopra
During 2014, Priyanka Chopra was seen in two films — action crime thriller “Gunday” and “Mary Kom”. But this year, she&#8217 ...Read More

Business News

Sensex, Nifty scale new highs; auto stocks up

Sensex, Nifty scale new highs; auto stocks up
Mumbai : A day after the European Central Bank (ECB) announced a mega bond buying programme, a benchmark index ...Read More

Japanese bank acquires Rs.371 crore stake in Reliance Capital

Mumbai : The Japan-based Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank (SMTB) has acquired a minority stake in the Anil Ambani-led Reliance Capit ...Read More

City News

Kiran Bedi files nomination from the Krishna Nagar; Kejriwal files nomination from New Delhi

Kiran Bedi files nomination from the Krishna Nagar; Kejriwal files nomination from New Delhi
New Delhi : Kiran Bedi, BJP’s chief ministerial candidate in Delhi, Wednesday filed her nomination papers from the Krishna Nag ...Read More

Kiran Bedi BJP’s chief ministerial candidate in Delhi

Kiran Bedi BJP's chief ministerial candidate in Delhi
New Delhi : Former IPS officer Kiran Bedi, who joined the BJP less than a week ago, will be the party’s chief ministerial candi ...Read More

Blog/Opinion/Featured News

How infants judge adults’ language proficiency

Monolingual infants expect others to understand only one language, an assumption not held by bilingual infants, a study by researchers at New York University and McGill University ...Read More

Playing politics on terror-boats

India till now had a healthy tradition of all political parties being united against Pakistan’s anti-India activities to the extent that the then Prime Minister PV Narsimharao (C ...Read More

Sci-Tech News

Rocket, crew module success opens way for India’s manned flight

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh) : India Thursday moved a step closer to sending its own manned mission to space as well as heavy satellites when it successfully teste ...Read More

Health News

Men with bigger bellies last longer in sex: Study

London : Next time when you look at your overweight partner, do not get frustrated as he is the one who can beat slimmer men at least on one front — in between ...Read More

Education News

No Sanskrit exams in schools this year: Government

New Delhi  : The central government told the Supreme Court Friday that the switch over from German to Sanskrit as a third language in Kendriya Vidyalayas will be ...Read More

LifeStyle News

Have you shared your first profile photo on Facebook?

The latest Facebook trend requires users to post their first Facebook profile photos and then nominate others to do the same. The trend is seemingly just a way t ...Read More