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SC notice to Advani, Joshi over Babri Masjid demolition  
IANS (6 mins ago)
New Delhi :  The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued not ... More
Five lecturers among seven killed in Haryana accident  
IANS (22 mins ago)

Chandigarh :  Five lecturers and two students of a private engineering college were killed in an accident between th ... More

Pakistan hangs four convicts  
IANS
Islamabad :  Four death row convicts were hanged on Tuesday in different jails in Pakistan's Punjab province, a media report said. ... More
Two children killed in wall collapse in Hyderabad  
IANS
Hyderabad : Two children were killed and their parents injured in a wall collapse here early Tuesday, police said. The incident to ... 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

Winds, rain damage more crops in Punjab, Haryana

Winds, rain damage more crops in Punjab, Haryana
Chandigarh :  As if the fury of recent rains in February and earlier March was not enough, rainfall and high velocity winds have damaged more standing crops in variou ...Read More

State News

Navy plane crash: Co-pilot Lt. Abhinav Nagori’s body found near Goa

Navy plane crash: Co-pilot Lt. Abhinav Nagori's body found  near Goa
Panaji : The body of the Lt. Abhinav Nagori, the co-pilot of the Dornier-228 maritime surveillance aircraft that crashed into the Arabian Sea near Goa, was recover ...Read More


International News

Blast in Karachi kills two, injures 12

Karachi : Two people were killed and 12 injured in an explosion on Friday near a bus stop in the southern Pakistani port city of Karachi, a media report said. Mo ...Read More

13 killed in Pakistan bus accident

Islamabad :  At least 13 people were killed and 15 injured on Wednesday in a head-on collision between a passenger bus and a truck in Pakistan’s S ...Read More

150 feared dead as passenger jet crashes in France

150 feared dead as passenger jet crashes in France
Paris :  An Airbus A320 of a German low-cost airline with 150 people on board crashed on Tuesday in southern France while flying from Barcelona to ...Read More

Entertainment News

‘Hera Pheri’ was refreshing comedy: Abhishek Bachchan

'Hera Pheri' was refreshing comedy: Abhishek Bachchan
Mumbai : Post the success of “Hera Pheri” and its sequel “Phir Hera Pheri”, the makers are set to start “Hera Pheri 3″ with Abhishek Bachchan and John Ab ...Read More

Court rejects Salman’s plea to ban media during recording of statement

Court rejects Salman's plea to ban media during recording of statement
Bollywood superstar Salman Khan moved an application to ban the media during the recording of his statement in a 2002 hit-and-run case in a sessions court here on Friday ...Read More

Emraan Hashmi : ‘Hamari Adhuri Kahani’ trailer to come with ‘Mr. X’ release

Emraan Hashmi : 'Hamari Adhuri Kahani' trailer to come with 'Mr. X' release
Mumbai : Actor Emraan Hashmi has wrapped up his film “Hamari Adhuri Kahani” and says its trailer will be unveiled alongside the release of his other fi ...Read More

Business News

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

Sensex down 119 points; healthcare stocks drop

Sensex down 119 points; healthcare stocks drop
Mumbai :  A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip BSE Sensitive Index (Sensex), was down 118.98 points or 0. ...Read More

Oracle to hire 1,000 people in Asia-Pacific region

Oracle to hire 1,000 people in Asia-Pacific region
Bengaluru :  Global datebase software product major Oracle on Thursday announced that it would hire about 1,000 people across A ...Read More

City News

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

Man jumps before Delhi Metro train, dies

Man jumps before Delhi Metro train, dies
New Delhi : An unidentified man committed suicide by jumping before a Delhi Metro train on Thursday, police said. The inciden ...Read More

Fire in Parliament House complex, none injured

Fire in Parliament House complex, none injured
New Delhi : A major fire broke out in the Parliament House complex on Sunday afternoon, damaging an air conditioning plant adjac ...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