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Don't just blame teachers when system is at fault, says UNESCO
25 Oct 2017
  Blaming just the teacher or the school for systemic educational problem...
Urges protection for medical workers : UN Deputy High Commissioner
25 Oct 2017
Health is a human right and health care workers are human rights defenders,...
The Police Commemoration Day
20 Oct 2017
The Police Commemoration Day is observed on October 21st every year. The d...
The Global Conference on Cyber Space
11 Oct 2017
 The Global Conference on Cyber Space (GCCS) 2017 is getting bigger and ...
Changes in GST Rates for Goods and IGST Rates on Imports of Goods
06 Oct 2017
As per discussions held in the 22nd GST Council Meeting held under Chairma...
Nobel Prize for Physics, 2017 – Indian Connection
06 Oct 2017
The 2017 Nobel Prize for Physics has been conferred to three scientists nam...
Man Walks Barefoot to Ensure Poor Walk Safely --by Madhuri Shukla
30 Sep 2017
     ~India's First ever Campaign to create mass awareness about this es...
A conference on the “Soy: Avenues and Opportunities"
27 Sep 2017
A conference on the “Soy: Avenues and Opportunities was organised by the ...
UN should be flag bearer when it comes to gender parity, stresses top official
16 Sep 2017
This week Secretary-General António Guterres launched a new strategy to ac...
U.S.-India Business Council
12 Sep 2017
Remarks : Alice G. Wells, Acting Assistant Secretary for South and Central...
The GST Council, in its 21st meeting held at Hyderabad
10 Sep 2017
The GST Council, in its 21st meeting held at Hyderabad on 9th September 2...
‘Road Accidents in India-2016
07 Sep 2017
Road accidents in the country have decreased by around 4.1%   during   ...
Casualties from cluster munitions double in 2016; Syrians most-affected – UN
05 Sep 2017
Even as countries continue to ratify and implement the international treaty...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new Cabinet
03 Sep 2017
 New Delhi, 3 September. The President of India, as advised by the Prime ...
BRICS: Towards New Horizons of Strategic Partnership by Vladimir Putin
01 Sep 2017
The 9th BRICS Summit will be held in Xiamen, China, on September 4 and 5. I...
PM’s ‘Mann ki Baat’ Part -35 on All India Radio
27 Aug 2017
 My dear countrymen, Saadar Namaskar. When on the one hand, a sense of f...
7 major soft drinks manufacturers in Singapore to reduce sugar content in drinks
23 Aug 2017
Singapore, 23 August. Seven major soft drinks manufacturers have agreed to...
India’s foreign trade a hassle-free operation By *G.Srinivasan
23 Aug 2017
 - G.Srinivasan Even as the weak global trade growth in the last few yea...
RERA will serve against malpractices By *Vinod Behl
23 Aug 2017
As the three- month window given to states for notifying RERA (Real Estate ...
Changing role of Public Sector By K R Sudhaman
23 Aug 2017
At the time of independence in 1947, India had just five central public sec...
Making strategies for transforming India By V.SRINIVAS
18 Aug 2017
 The NITI Aayog, established in 2015, is one of Indian democracy’s young...
The transport sector in India By Nitin Gadkari
13 Aug 2017
             The progress of a country is closely linked to the effi...
Television and Radio are Changing India By Shivaji Sarkar
12 Aug 2017
  The radio and television are change agents for India. The radio when st...
Indians in all walks of life By Pragit Parameswaran
12 Aug 2017
               When Saddam Hussein’s Iraqi forces invaded Kuwait ...
Ram Nath Kovind : 14th President of India
B Bhatt / 25 Jul 2017
 A lawyer, veteran political representative and long-time advocate of egal...
Welfare of the Soldiers -by Ranjit Kumar
18 May 2017
Man behind the machine must also be well oiled. This has been the mission o...
Anil Madhav Dave: Minister who understood Environment - by Nivedita Khandekar
18 May 2017
 Environmentalist, especially river conservation activist, author, amateur...
U.S. women living with metastatic breast cancer
editor / 18 May 2017
 A new study shows that the number of women in the United States living wi...
UAE is one of our most valued partners and a close friend : Modi
25 Jan 2017
Your Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dha...
Large Cardamom – A Money Spinning Crop
22 Jan 2017
 Large Cardamom is as synonymous to Sikkim as Tea is to Darjeeling. It is ...
Gulmarg – A Preferred Winter Destination
22 Jan 2017
 The arrival of tourists including foreigners in the Kashmir valley partic...
India offers a globally unmatched work-force.
10 Jan 2017
PM’s address at the Inauguration Ceremony of Vibrant Gujarat Global Summi...
All of the world's coral reefs will suffer severe bleaching
05 Jan 2017
If current trends continue and the world fails to reduce greenhouse gas emi...
150 million migrants in global workforce
05 Jan 2017
There are about 150 million migrant workers around the world, according a r...
Safe water now available for hundreds of thousands affected by hurricane Matthew
05 Jan 2017
Responding to the humanitarian needs in Haiti, which witnessed massive dest...
Worldwide nuclear capacity continues to grow in 2016
03 Jan 2017
Global nuclear generating capacity increased slightly in 2016 to 391.4 GWe ...
Year End review: Ministry of Home Affairs
03 Jan 2017
 Following are the highlights of the activities of Ministry of Home Affai...
Achievements of Ministry of Defence -2016
30 Dec 2016
Speedy modernisation of the Armed Forces to meet present and emerging chall...
Data on more than 1 Crore artists has been collected under Cultural Mapping of India
30 Dec 2016
Ministry of Culture’s mandate revolves around the functions like preserva...
Indian Economy continues to consolidate the gains achieved
30 Dec 2016
 Despite the continuing global sluggishness and recent pick-up in petroleu...
An unprecedented seven missions launched, all successful
29 Dec 2016
 The year 2016 was very eventful for the Indian space programme which scor...
Iraq: nearly 115,000 people displaced, 50,000 children affected by Mosul military operation
28 Dec 2016
Since operations began to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul from the Islamic S...
Fresh guidelines regarding Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace
28 Dec 2016
The Minister for Women and Child Development, Smt. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi, ha...
Protection from Tsunami
26 Dec 2016
Dr. Satheesh C.Shenoi==== Where there is a will, there will be a way. Ind...
Cultivating Rural Technology for Development
26 Dec 2016
By Ratnadeep Banerji=== Simple ideas make lofty technology. Rural traditio...
Digital and Cashless Economy : A New Way of Life after demonetization
26 Dec 2016
by Deepak Razdan===   Pay Digital and Win Prizes! As India moves towards...
For the year 2017, my best and brightest wishes to all my countrymen ; Modi
25 Dec 2016
 PM’s ‘Mann Ki Baat’ address on All India Radio on 25.12.2016 My fe...
SRI LANKA: The sound of the dengue mosquito was heard louder than the national anthem
23 Dec 2016
 A Statement by the Asian Human Rights Commission SRI LANKA: The sound of...
Future transaction would be substantially digital : Arun Jaitley
13 Dec 2016
 The Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s Statement made to media on 13th Dec...
Russia’s position on the international arms market
12 Dec 2016
President of Russia  Vladimir Putin held a meeting of the Commission ...
Conflict threatens decades of progress for children in Middle East, North Africa – UNICEF
12 Dec 2016
Although countries across the Middle East and North Africa have made major ...
New online portal helps WHO track global access to universal health coverage
12 Dec 2016
Marking Universal Health Coverage Day, the United Nations World Health Orga...
India-Indonesia Joint Statement : December 12, 2016
12 Dec 2016
The President of Republic of Indonesia Mr. Joko Widodo paid a State v...
Fighting Corruption is a Global Effort
09 Dec 2016
December 9 is International anti-Corruption Day. by Daniel L. Foote  As...
Haritha Gramam: Story of a Green transformation By Gopakumar Pookkottur
07 Dec 2016
Haritha Gramam is not just any story but it is the story of Peroorkada, a...
Better living through nuclear energy
07 Dec 2016
Significant social and industrial development are fundamental added values ...
Worldwide, 50 million domestic workers are employed informally
06 Dec 2016
Nearly 75 per cent of domestic workers 15 and older are estimated to work i...
In 'Wake-up call' to Asia-Pacific, UN report urges region to do more to achieve zero hunger by 2030
06 Dec 2016
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) today launched a...
With nearly four billion people still unable to get online, UN forum to tackle 'digital divide'
06 Dec 2016
The 11th annual United Nations Internet Governance Forum (IGF) opened in Ja...
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Late Ms. Selvi J Jayalalithaa
05 Dec 2016
 Late Ms. Selvi J Jayalalithaa    Chief Minister           ...
Yes, India can have less-cash economy By Shivaji Sarkar
04 Dec 2016
India economy has been the pride of world. It has been showcased as the onl...
Afghanistan should be at the centre of our connectivity networks
04 Dec 2016
Inaugural Address by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Sixth Ministerial ...
Iraq: ‘staggering’ number of civilian casualties in November; Baghdad hardest hit
02 Dec 2016
Last month, Iraq suffered thousands of deaths and injuries – including by...
Visually impaired professor to light way forward on UN disability agenda
02 Dec 2016
Of the world’s 7.4 billion people, some 15 per cent – or one billion ...
Some 21 million people, including children, trapped in forced labour around the world
02 Dec 2016
Noting that the number of children engaged in the worst forms of child labo...
New Process Quickly Analyzes Acrylamide in French Fries By Sandra Avant
ARS News Service / 01 Dec 2016
A technique called “near-infrared spectroscopy” (NIRS) can rapidly esti...
The UNCITRAL's success is predominantly due to the non-political nature : Pranab Mukherjee
28 Nov 2016
Speech of the President of India, Pranab Mukherjee on the occasion of the...
Modi's cashless push to curb black money
27 Nov 2016
English rendering of the text of PM’s ‘Mann Ki Baat’ address on All I...
Russia and Japan want to sign a peace treaty....... it is not simple : Vladimir Putin
Source : kremlin.ru / 21 Nov 2016
The President of Russia, Vladimir Putin answered media questions following...
Russia and Japan want to sign a peace treaty....... it is not simple : Vladimir Putin
Source : kremlin.ru / 21 Nov 2016
The President of Russia, Vladimir Putin answered media questions following...
India Worked with Developing Nations : COP 22 Concludes at Marrakech
20 Nov 2016
The main thrust of COP 22 was to develop rules for operationalizing the Par...
Five Industrial Corridors in India
16 Nov 2016
 The Government is developing or planning to develop 5 Industrial Corridor...
Free Trade Agreements and India
16 Nov 2016
 India is a member of the following two regional Free Trade Agreements (FT...
Efforts to Increase Share of Service Sector in GDP
16 Nov 2016
As per Central Statistics Office (CSO) provisional data, the share of servi...
Goa is all Set to Host the 47th International Film Festival of India
13 Nov 2016
             By Syed Mahmoud Nawaz The 47th Edition of the Prestig...
It is time to drought-proof rainfed agriculture
13 Nov 2016
 By Sudhirendar Sharma Six decades of investment in the irrigation secto...
Crack down on black money would be a big deflationary move
13 Nov 2016
By  Prakash Chawla The mid night scrapping of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency...
India International Trade Fair-2016
13 Nov 2016
 New Delhi, 13 November. The annual flagship  event  of  India  Trade...
Finding the Best Fertilizer Recipe for Southeast's Forage Grass
19 Oct 2016
By Dennis O'Brien October 19, 2016 Trying to decide how much fertilizer ...
Finding the Best Fertilizer Recipe for Southeast's Forage Grass
19 Oct 2016
By Dennis O'Brien October 19, 2016 Trying to decide how much fertilizer ...
Finding the Best Fertilizer Recipe for Southeast's Forage Grass
19 Oct 2016
By Dennis O'Brien October 19, 2016 Trying to decide how much fertilizer ...
Jal Kranti Abhiyan : A Noble Initiative by Modi Government by Sukanta Chatterji
01 Jun 2016
 The geostrategists and international relations experts say, if there will...
External panel calls for ‘PARADIGM SHIFT’ in UN police operating model
01 Jun 2016
As the United Nations’ role in countries affected by complex conflicts ha...
Accommodating Diversity in a Globalising World: The Indian Experience : M. Hamid Ansari
01 Jun 2016
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Hamid Ansari  Addresses Mohammed V U...
EL NIÑO passed peak, but UN weather agency warns‘ not to lower guard’ as impacts continue
18 Feb 2016
The 2015-2016 El Niño, one of the strongest on record, has passed its peak...
Make In India Week concludes on a high note showcasing India's manufacturing prowess
18 Feb 2016
Curtains came down on the first ever Make In India Week in Mumbai on 18th F...
Afghanistan: Government must deal with corruption to build democracy and peace
17 Feb 2016
The government of Afghanistan can only ensure the survival of the state and...
Flowers Harvested on the Ground and in Space for Deep-Space Food Crop Research
16 Feb 2016
Chuck Spern, a project engineer with Vencore on the Engineering Services Co...
Flowers Harvested on the Ground and in Space for Deep-Space Food Crop Research
16 Feb 2016
Chuck Spern, a project engineer with Vencore on the Engineering Services Co...
CHINA’S clampdown on lawyers and activists draws concern of UN human rights chief
16 Feb 2016
The top United Nations human rights official announced Wednesday, (Feb 17] ...
Zika: UN health agency launches global response strategy
16 Feb 2016
As World Health Organization officials briefed United Nations Member States...
Global wood production in 2014 shows biggest jump since economic crisis
18 Dec 2015
Worldwide major wood production has undergone a revival over the past year ...
One out of every 122 persons on Earth has been forced to flee their home
UNNS / 18 Dec 2015
Forced displacement this year is likely exceed all previous records, for th...
We will expand and extend the Pan Africa E-Network : Narendra Modi
29 Oct 2015
Text of PM’s opening statement at the Inaugural Ceremony of the third Ind...
Railway Minister's Singapore Visit Gives Fillip to Cooperation Between the Two Countries
23 Oct 2015
Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu visited Singapore to part...
Prime Minister's interaction with African journalists at the Editors Forum for 3rd India-Africa Forum Summit
23 Oct 2015
Opening Statement by Prime Minister Narendra Modi A very warm welcome to ...
Govt. :Failing to ensure adequate protections to whistleblowers and sources of information
22 Oct 2015
Governments and international organizations are failing to ensure adequate ...
More than 7 million deaths linked to air pollution each year
22 Oct 2015
The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday spotlighted the need to red...
Dengue mosquitoes can be killed by fogging
22 Oct 2015
Dengue is viral disease, transmitted by bites of female adult Aedes mosqui...
The Naga Peace Accord - By Zafri Mudasser Nofil
11 Aug 2015
The government and the National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Isak-Muivah ...
Guidelines for allowing visitors inside jails
24 Jul 2015
The Government of India has issues guidelines today for all the States to b...
Antarctica Expeditions : Research and experiments
22 Jul 2015
Indian Antarctic expedition commenced in 1981 that reached Antarctic on 08 ...
90-Day compliance window till September 30 - By Joyeeta Dey
21 Jul 2015
Those holding unaccounted wealth overseas has something to fear about ...
Government Intensifies War Against Black Money - By Chandra Shekhar
21 Jul 2015
The Narendra Modi government has taken several definite steps to dea...
Around the World on Solar Power - By G V Joshi
21 Jul 2015
The first attempt to fly around the world in an aircraft using electri...
SC Upholds Right of Unwed Mother - By Subhashis Mittra
21 Jul 2015
The Supreme Court order upholding the right of an unwed mother is highly...
Voting on a Resolution in the UNHRC - By Pallab Bhattacharya
21 Jul 2015
It has also been suggested by some experts that India's abstention was ai...
Divorce and family breakdowns:guidelines to help courts, parents and other stakeholders
22 May 2015
The Law Commission of India has submitted its Report No. 257 on “Reforms ...
CSIR-IIP Develops Nano Catalysts to Address Several Challenging Catalysis Reactions in the Chemical Industry
22 May 2015
Council of Scientific and Industrial Research- Indian Institute of Petroleu...
Some 12.2 million people, including 5.6 million children, need humanitarian assistance throughout Syria
22 May 2015
The United Nations refugee agency and its partners are preparing aid for so...
NEPAL: UN underscores need to act now before monsoon rains risk further disaster
21 May 2015
As Nepalese communities devastated by two major earthquakes struggle to r...
David Cameron discussed government plans to control immigration ahead of the Queen's
21 May 2015
Two weeks ago the people of Britain spoke. They voted for a majority Conser...
In 2012, at least 43,000 women were murdered by their intimate partners or family members
19 May 2015
Voicing concern over the continued killing of women and girls, the United N...
South Sudan : UNICEF warns women and children being victimized ‘with frightening regularity’
19 May 2015
Almost two years since the eruption of the conflict in South Sudan, the sit...
Nepal Quake Underscores the Need for Updated Resource Inventory - By Nivedita Khandekar
15 May 2015
“All they needed was a long enough rope to divert the falling tree to th...
Joint Statement between the India and China during Prime Minister's visit to China
15 May 2015
1. H.E. Mr. Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of the Republic of India, is cur...
TV Interview of the President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee by Tass News Agency
08 May 2015
TASS: Mr. President, thank you for an opportunity to meet you today. We ...
SAARC Delhi Declaration on Public Health Challenges
08 Apr 2015
The 5th meeting of SAARC Health Ministers held at New Delhi on Wednesday, a...
High attrition likely this year on upbeat job market, economy - By DHRITI RANJANA RAY
05 Apr 2015
India Inc better brace itself, as attrition rates are likely to see signif...
Foreign firms patent claims can destroy Indian mobile manufacturing: ICA By AMMAR ZAIDI
05 Apr 2015
Technology patents are result of innovative thinking, sometimes massive re...
Insurance Reform: A Game Changer - By K R Sudhaman
05 Apr 2015
Insurance industry in India is a $250 billion industry, equivalent to four...
Supreme Court Strikes Down ‘Facebook’ Arrest Law - By Subhashis Mittra
05 Apr 2015
The Supreme Court striking down the muchreviled Section 66A of the IT Act ...
India's merchandise trade: exports, imports contracting continuously By Rajesh Rai
05 Apr 2015
Every growth rate figure related to the country's merchandise trade is in ...
Don't outsource loan processing tasks: RBI to bankers By Dipankar Kumar
05 Apr 2015
Concerned over the rising number of loan default cases, the Reserve Bank h...
Obstructionism can create only sadistic thrill, not push growth By Chandra Shekhar
05 Apr 2015
It is the right of the Opposition parties to expose and oppose the policie...
UN chief urges governments intensify efforts to end tuberculosis by 2035
24 Mar 2015
With some 37 million lives saved between 2000 and 2013 through the diagnosi...
Channapatna Toys - By G V Joshi
24 Mar 2015
    The President of America, Mr. Barrack Obama received Karnataka's f...
PM Modi’s Visit to Three Indian Ocean Countries Highly Significant -- By Subhashis Mittra
24 Mar 2015
    By Subhashis Mittra Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s just ...
Powerful effects of Ebola outbreak felt outside worst-affected countries
12 Mar 2015
The effects of Ebola, which has infected nearly 24,000 people and killed ne...
The journey is far from over, UN declares at women’s empowerment event
11 Mar 2015
On a rainy evening in New York City yesterday, world leaders and grassroots...
Our development partnership is also a strong pillar of our relations : PM Modi
11 Mar 2015
 Thank you, President Michel, for your kind words.  I am deeply touche...
Consumption of Crocin: A Note of Caution - By Dr K S Parthasarathy
08 Mar 2015
The news which went viral soon after Shri Arvind Kejriwal’s comment that...
AFSPA - Should it Stay? - By Zafri Mudasser Nofil
08 Mar 2015
The controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) won’t be lif...
Maldives Crisis: India Caught Off Guard - By Subhashis Mittra
08 Mar 2015
The recent developments in the Maldives have caught New Delhi off guard. S...
Ukraine: ‘the road ahead will be difficult’ un political chief tells security council in briefing
07 Mar 2015
As the Security Council this morning met to hear briefings from top United ...
Five per cent cut in Corp tax in 4 yrs, surcharge on super-rick goes up By AMMAR ZAIDI
06 Mar 2015
Shunning populism, the Union Budget for 2015-16 has proposed a 5 per cent ...
Increase in Crimes Against Children
04 Mar 2015
As per information available with the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB)...
Side-Effects of Harmful Radiation from Mobile Phones and Towers
03 Mar 2015
    The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has informed that in ...
MIDDLE EAST: UN envoy says resolution of Gaza crisis key to achieving regional peace
02 Mar 2015
Peace in the Middle East hinges on resolving the ongoing crisis in Gaza, wh...
Ukraine death toll hits 6,000 amid ongoing fighting – UN
02 Mar 2015
The estimated death toll caused by the continuing fighting in Ukraine has n...
Illegal trade in wildlife has become a sophisticated transnational form of crime: Ban Ki-moon
02 Mar 2015
The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message for World Wildlife Day, to...
Delhi Election Heralds Paradigm Change in Indian Politics - By Dr Saumitra Mohan, IAS
02 Mar 2015
With the mainstream national political parties losing to a greenhorn Aam Ad...
Sirisena Visit Gives Boost to Indo-Lanka Ties --By Subhashis Mittra
02 Mar 2015
The recent visit of Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena to India has ...
Budget 2015 is a Budget with a clear vision
28 Feb 2015
”Union Budget 2015 is a Budget with a clear vision. It is a Budget that ...
No hike in Railway Passenger Fares : Rail Budget seeks resource mobilization for higher investment
26 Feb 2015
Railway Budget presented today in Parliament proposed measures to make I...
Rate of Industrial Growth in India
25 Feb 2015
The industrial performance measured in terms of Index of Industrial Produc...
Afghanistan: UN report on torture in detention shows some progress
25 Feb 2015
A UN report released today on the torture and ill-treatment of conflict-rel...
Can We Relax Radiation Protection Standards? - By Dr K S Parthasarathy*
23 Feb 2015
*Dr K S Parthasarathy is a former Secretary of the Atomic Energy Regulatory...
‘Capital Punishment’ for BJP - By Sunil Gatade*
23 Feb 2015
*Sunil Gatade is Associate Political Editor with PTI After the AAP torna...
Rhino Protection Force in Assam - By Zafri Mudasser Nofil
23 Feb 2015
A Rhino Protection Force mulled by the Assam government will not only help...
Peace Process in Ukraine Appears Fragile - By Subhashis Mittra
23 Feb 2015
A fresh accord to usher in peace in Ukraine has   been hammered out prov...
BUDGET 2015-16: proposals on tax, personal finance front on finmin table
18 Feb 2015
By JOYEETA DEY With barely a fortnight remaining for Union Budget, Finance...
India overtakes China to become fastest growing economy
18 Feb 2015
By AMMAR ZAIDI From the World Bank to Goldman Sachs, everyone had predict...
RBI disappoints industry by keeping the benchmark interest rate unchanged
18 Feb 2015
By CHANDRA SHEKHAR Belying the industry expectations, the Reserve Bank in ...
The Great Indian Literature Show
12 Feb 2015
As the organisers put it, the 2015 edition of Jaipur Literature Festiv...
Laser: The Invention that Revolutionised Technology
12 Feb 2015
Any one who hears his favorite music on a Compact Disk (CD) player or ...
Japan Hostage Killing: Terrorism in the Name of Religion?
12 Feb 2015
The killing of journalist Kenji Goto, the second of two Japanese hosta...
Real Estate: An Analysis
12 Feb 2015
The real estate scenario in present financial year Has been satisfying t...
R K Laxman: An Uncommon Man
01 Feb 2015
By Zafri Mudasser Nofil ““The bespectacled Common Man in his checked ...
Holistic Approach to Atomic Energy: Present and Future
01 Feb 2015
 - By Dr K S Parthasarathy During the 102nd Indian Science Congress at M...
Will Diode Lamps Replace Fluroescent Lamps?
01 Feb 2015
 - By G V Joshi If all domestic users in the New Delhi Municipal Council...
Hunt begins for new NHAI chief
01 Feb 2015
By NAMITA TEWARI Hunt has begun for the key post of NHAI chief with the te...
Disinvestment programme to get boost in Feb-March govt races against time to meet stake sale target
01 Feb 2015
By JOYEETA DEY The disinvestment programme is likely to get a push in the ...
POSCO CEO calls on PM Modi, discusses investment plans
01 Feb 2015
By NAMITA TEWARI South Korean steel giant POSCO's CEO Kwon Oh-Joon who ...
Govt earmarks Rs 1,000 cr to boost electric vehicle sales
01 Feb 2015
By MUNISH SHEKHAVAT In a move to boost electric vehicles sales in the co...
New Year cheer on job street
01 Feb 2015
By DHRITI RANJANA RAY It may rain jobs in the new year as companies are ge...
'MAKE IN INDIA' initiative in union territories
01 Feb 2015
By RAJESH RAI Small union territories of India too are taking cues from st...
RBI allows Banks to act as Insurance Brokers
01 Feb 2015
By DIPANKAR KUMAR Seeking to increase insurance penetration in the country...
Infosys to beat industry growth rate in 18-30 months: Vishal Sikka
01 Feb 2015
By RISHI RANJAN KALA Once an IT bellwether, Infosys expects to regain it...
India-US poultry case: India challenges WTO's panel order
01 Feb 2015
By RAJESH RAI It will take time for Indians, who crave for chicken leg pie...
Scottish salmon - a worldwide success story
GOV.UK press release / 26 Dec 2014
Worldwide sales of Scottish salmon reach an all time high of £517 ...
“The country is again standing on the crossroads of destiny” --Vajpayee
24 Dec 2014
New Delhi’s Raisina Road. Silence prevails in the corridors of the bu...
Is Kissing Good for Health? - By A C Tuli
22 Dec 2014
Origin of kissing among human beings is steeped in antiquity. There is...
Uranium: Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde of the Elements - By G V Joshi
22 Dec 2014
  Uranium was first mined as part of greasy mineral called pitchblen...
The Nobel Awards in Stockholm - By Zafri Mudasser Nofil
22 Dec 2014
                        Sweden’s capital city...
Flying Between Bullets & Ballots
21 Dec 2014
From braving bullets in the Maoist infested Chhattisgarh, the IAF helicop...
SEBI's Ponzi crackdown catches 28 firms within a month - By SHILPI PANDEY
20 Dec 2014
Pulling the plug on illicit money pooling schemes, market regulator Sebi h...
Winter Session of Parliament enters final lap
20 Dec 2014
  The current Winter session of Parliament enters the final lap with only...
Security Council urges fight against nexus of transnational crime, terrorism
20 Dec 2014
Amid a proliferation of well-funded and well-organized transnational crimin...
PHE scientists to explore possible Ebola treatment options
19 Dec 2014
As England’s national public health agency and a World Health Organizatio...
Asia-Pacific report: world’s most disaster prone region experiences three-fold rise in deaths
18 Dec 2014
Asia and the Pacific is the world’s most natural disaster-prone area and ...
World wood production up for fourth year; paper stagnant as electronic publishing grows
18 Dec 2014
Continuing steady growth in 2013 for the fourth consecutive year, global wo...
Cancer cases double since 1982, but survival improving in Australia
18 Dec 2014
The number of new cancer cases diagnosed in Australia more than doubled ...
News conference of Vladimir Putin
18 Dec 2014
The President’s news conference was broadcast live by Channel One, Rossi...
BSNL, MTNL losses at Rs 3,785 crore and Rs 1,567 crore, says Government
18 Dec 2014
 -By KIRAN RATHEE     State-owned telecom firms BSNL and MTNL hav...
MNC retailers flouted wholesale business norms in India: Cobrapost
18 Dec 2014
-By Shruti Verma Khare Multinational chains Walmart, Metro AG and Carr...
India's MFG, services growth outpaced emerging economies in November
18 Dec 2014
By Dhriti Ranjana Ray Output growth in emerging market economies slowed ...
Vision set for UK to become a world leader in the internet of things
18 Dec 2014
Taking the lead in developing the internet of things could transform the w...
Expats increasingly occupying Top management levels in Indian COs --By Sheena Sanam
17 Dec 2014
By Sheena Sanam In an emerging trend, expatriates are increasingly occ...
German ban on Ranbaxy's Dewas Product expands to entire EU --By Munish Shekhavat
17 Dec 2014
By Munish Shekhavat Adding to Ranbaxy's regulatory troubles overseas, ...
Reliance names former UK judge as its arbitrator in gas dispute
17 Dec 2014
By Ammar Zaidi Billionaire Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries has n...
Rs 4,479-cr in Swiss Bank Accounts: Sit on black money --By Ammar Zaidi
17 Dec 2014
By Ammar Zaidi   In first major disclosure about money held in Swiss...
RBI ignores India INC’s demand, Misses opportunity for rate cut --By Chandra Shekhar
17 Dec 2014
  By Chandra Shekhar     Unmindful of nudging by the Finance Min...
Global intellectual property filings see boost in 2013
16 Dec 2014
Despite an uneven global economic recovery, international patent requests c...
UN report details dire plight of people in eastern Ukraine amid ongoing rights violations
15 Dec 2014
With the onset of winter, more than five million people living in conflict ...
Culturally Speaking: Hindi finds Takers in US -- By M J Warsi
15 Dec 2014
- By M J Warsi M J Warsi, a doctorate in Linguistics, teaches at Washi...
Advertising campaign goes live at Heathrow to promote Scotland
15 Dec 2014
December 15, 2014 London Today four new animated VisitBritain GREAT campa...
Demystifying Racism in India --- By Dr Saumitra Mohan, IAS
15 Dec 2014
- By Dr Saumitra Mohan, IAS It has been more than 67 years since we beca...
Prime Minister’s ‘Mann ki Baat’ on All India Radio
14 Dec 2014
December 14, 2014 मेरे प्यारे देशवासिय...
Making history: the Gandhi statue, Parliament Square, London
13 Dec 2014
Transcript of a speech by Sir James Bevan KCMG, UK High Commissioner to In...
Parliament winter session set for a record in transaction of Legislative Business
13 Dec 2014
The current Winter session of Parliament is set for a record performance  ...
Council conclusions on a stronger role of the private sector in development cooperation
12 Dec 2014
The Council of the European Union adopted the following conclusions at Brus...
UK space industry set to rocket with over £200 million of new investment for Europe’s space programme
12 Dec 2014
Eutelsat Quantum-Class satellite. Credit: Airbus Defence and Space. The ...
India and Russia have outstanding cooperation in a broad range of areas: Modi
11 Dec 2014
Ladies and Gentlemen, I am delighted that Delhi is hosting the World Di...
Prime Minister’s Media Statement during the Official Visit of the President of Russian Federation to India
11 Dec 2014
President Vladimir Putin and members of the media, It is truly a great ...
Strategic Vision for Strengthening Cooperation in Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy Between India and Russian
11 Dec 2014
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi with the President of the Russian ...
UN reports potential for gradual return to global growth, foresees risks, uncertainties
11 Dec 2014
Global economic growth is forecast to continue increasing over the next two...
UN report on ‘interpersonal violence’ shows urgent need to scale up prevention
11 Dec 2014
One in four children has been physically abused, one in five girls has been...
New report shows stark effect of antibiotic resistance
10 Dec 2014
Professor Neil Woodford, Head of the Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcar...
Education is one of the blessings of life: Malala Yousafzai
10 Dec 2014
Nobel Lecture by Malala Yousafzai, Oslo, 10 December 2014. Bismillah h...
Let us Globalise compassion, and set our children free: Kailash Satyarthi
10 Dec 2014
    Nobel Lecture by Kailash Satyarthi, Oslo, 10 December 2014. (M...
Paying out-of-pocket for healthcare leads to ‘deep impoverishment’
10 Dec 2014
Some 80 per cent of the population across 44 countries lives without any he...
'We can win the fight against malaria'
10 Dec 2014
A newly-released United Nations health agency report reveals that the numbe...
UN expert calls for prosecution of CIA, US officials for crimes committed during interrogations
10 Dec 2014
A United States Senate report has confirmed what the international communit...
Russian Geographical Society's award presentation
09 Dec 2014
December 10, 2014 Moscow The President of Russia, Vladimir Putin took p...
D5 London: about D5 member countries
09 Dec 2014
The UK is hosting the first summit of a new global network called D5 on 9 t...
Research shows technology creating new opportunities form old jobs
UK Gov / 09 Dec 2014
New report from the UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES) shows j...
British forces air strikes in Iraq: fight against ISIL
09 Dec 2014
British forces have continued to conduct air operations to assist the Iraqi...
'The situation is tragic': Putin
07 Dec 2014
The President of Russia, Mr. Vladimir Putin answered journalists’ questio...
Global cancer cases expected to increase 22 million in 2030
05 Dec 2014
With the number of global cancer cases expected to increase by more than 5...
Road to dignity by 2030: UN chief launches blueprint towards sustainable development
05 Dec 2014
Calling for inclusive, agile and coordinated action to usher in an era of s...
'Russia is open to the world, to investment and to carrying out projects together': Putin
04 Dec 2014
The President of Russia, Vladimir Putin made his Annual Address to the Fede...
Game over game: Nokia returns to Mobile devices business
04 Dec 2014
  By Prasoon Srivastava Finnish telecom company Nokia took away ever...
India coming out of worst slowdown; Reforms to play key: OECD
04 Dec 2014
By Kalpana Mandal The India economy is coming out of the worst slowdow...
Difficult to do business in India: Vodafone
04 Dec 2014
  By KIRAN RATHEE Country's second largest mobile operator Vodafone ...
Sitara Devi : The Dancing Star
04 Dec 2014
- By Zafri Mudasser Nofil At a time when girls from respectable families...
Arabian Sea Humpback Whales Isolated for 70,000 Years
03 Dec 2014
Scientists from WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society), the American Museum ...
Australia: leading member of multinational coalitionsn in Afghanistan and Iraq
03 Dec 2014
The Australian Minister for Defence David Johnston's statement on 3 Decemb...
We need to tackle the socio-economic root causes of modern slavery
03 Dec 2014
Today, 21 million women, men and children worldwide are trapped in slavery,...
Prime Minister has laid out a clear vision of India`s role and place in the world
03 Dec 2014
Following is the text of the Suo Motu Statement by External Affairs Ministe...
Nagas are sports-loving people : Modi
01 Dec 2014
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi at the Hornbill Festival, at Kohim...
First Man-made object to land on a Comet
25 Nov 2014
- By G V Joshi Human exploration of space made history when the Europe...
Married before they turned 16
25 Nov 2014
- By A C Tuli In India the minimum legal age for a woman to marry is 1...
'We are negotiating the joint use of the GLONASS global navigation system':Putin
25 Nov 2014
Nov 25th, 2014 Sochi Statement for the press after Russian-Vietnamese tal...
Trafficking in children on the rise,
24 Nov 2014
One in three known victims of human trafficking is a child, and girls and w...
UN rights office says nearly 1,000 dead amid shaky Ukraine ceasefire
20 Nov 2014
Almost 1,000 people have been killed in Ukraine since a tenuous ceasefire w...
Volunteering can help save wildlife
20 Nov 2014
Participation of non-scientists as volunteers in conservation can play a s...
Women's fertility linked to detox element in diet
18 Nov 2014
University of Adelaide research has for the first time shown how much of a...
'We need to bring all relevant information to the service of macroeconomic policymaking': Christine Lagarde
18 Nov 2014
Welcoming Remarks by Christine Lagarde Managing Director, International ...
Fiji is a shining example of small nations: PM Modi
18 Nov 2014
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi being received on his arrival, at ...
Over one in four (29%) Australian adults had cardiovascular disease, diabetes, or chronic kidney disease
18 Nov 2014
A new report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) sh...
Australia and India are working together more closely to build a safe and prosperous region
18 Nov 2014
The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, paid an official visit to Au...
Ukraine was not discussed in any official context during the G20 discussions: Vladimir Putin
17 Nov 2014
The President of Russia Mr. Vladimir Putin's Press statement and replies to...
'We have eased foreign direct investment laws in key areas..':PM Modi
16 Nov 2014
I would like to begin by acknowledging the traditional elders on whose lan...
Boost farmed-fish production in Africa and in Asia
14 Nov 2014
An upsurge in fish farming is expected to provide millions of people in dev...
New UN report depicts ‘relentless assault’ on civilians inside ISIL-controlled Syria
14 Nov 2014
Shocking accounts of the use of terror by the Islamic State of Iraq and the...
Today’s world exists within a very narrow horizon of planning: Putin
Presidential Press and Information Offic, Russia / 14 Nov 2014
  Vladivostok The President of Russia Vladimir Putin answered questio...
Women are more prone to diabetes: 42.5% Delhiites suffer from Diabetic
13 Nov 2014
Due to sedentary lifestyle, erratic eating habits including higher consump...
PM Modi’s address to the Indian Community in Myanmar in Hindi
13 Nov 2014
आपका जो हक है वो हक बरकरार रह...
OPIUM HARVEST IN AFGHANISTAN HITS NEW HIGH IN 2014
13 Nov 2014
Opium cultivation and production in Afghanistan reached record levels this ...
Ceasefire in Ukraine under ‘continuous, serious strain,’ UN official warns
13 Nov 2014
Prevailing hostilities in Ukraine in recent days are putting the ceasefire ...
Ebola: UN special envoy says combating stigma integral to overall crisis response
13 Nov 2014
The Secretary-General’s Special Envoy on Ebola, Dr. David Nabarro, today ...
India is a strong supporter of the multilateral trading system
13 Nov 2014
Statement on WTO made by Commerce & Industry Minister India is a stro...
' We have close bilateral relations with each of you': Modi
12 Nov 2014
I am very pleased to have the privilege to participate in the India-ASEAN S...
PM’s bilateral engagements at Nay Pyi Taw
12 Nov 2014
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi meeting the Prime Minister of Mal...
Statement on the 25th anniversary of APEC
11 Nov 2014
Shaping the Future through Asia-Pacific Partnership 11 November, 2014 Bei...
Ebola: reported denial of medical care on ships from West Africa draws UN concern
10 Nov 2014
United Nations and other leading international transport, trade and tourism...
'I look forward to meeting leaders from other countries': Modi
10 Nov 2014
Departure Statement by Prime Minister Narendra Modi I leave for Myanmar, A...
10 million people worldwide who lack a nationality and the human rights protections
05 Nov 2014
The United Nations refugee agency  launched a global campaign aimed at end...
Climate change threatens irreversible and dangerous impacts, but options exist to limit its effects
03 Nov 2014
Concluding instalment of the Fifth Assessment Report: Human influence on...
IAF save a female parent and her newborn child
03 Nov 2014
On 01 Nov2014, in a daring rescue, the IAF helicopters successfully evacuat...
Devendra Gangadharrao Fadnavis
31 Oct 2014
Devendra Fadnavis was on Friday, 31 Oct, 2014 sworn in as Chief Minister of...
Youth activists share unique experiences at UN-backed global forum on youth policy
31 Oct 2014
While many challenges facing young people today are universal, youth activi...
Culture must be considered in approaches to disaster risk reduction
28 Oct 2014
Disaster risk reduction approaches must recognize why people live with risk...
Recession-hit rich countries suffer ‘great leap backwards’ in child poverty – UN
28 Oct 2014
Some 2.6 million children have sunk below the poverty line in the world’s...
Young people much more involved in civic education and electoral procedures
28 Oct 2014
Rather than merely being consulted on policy matters, young people must be ...
Joint Statement on the State Visit of Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to India
28 Oct 2014
The Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Mr. Nguyen Tan ...
10 Parting Thoughts for America's Diplomats
27 Oct 2014
By William J. Burns, Deputy Secretary of State, Foreign Policy Diplo...
Ebola: Industry leaders meet to discuss vaccine trials
25 Oct 2014
The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) has convened a meeting w...
Prices of private residential properties decreased by 0.7% in Singapore
24 Oct 2014
The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA), Singapore, released on October...
Where disappears 43 students in the town of Iguala, Maxico?
24 Oct 2014
- Ravina Shamdasani Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human ...
Electronic Toll Collection System to be Inaugurated on October 31
24 Oct 2014
The launching of the Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) system has been resc...
Over a third of all deaths caused by cardiovascular, diabetes, and chronic kidney disease
23 Oct 2014
Cardiovascular disease, diabetes and chronic kidney disease were the under...
Iraq: 1.26 million people remain in dire need of some form of winterisation assistance
23 Oct 2014
An estimated 2.8 million Iraqis lack food assistance while another 800,000 ...
Pakistan is now the world’s largest remaining reservoir of polio: UN
23 Oct 2014
Every day, a thousand or so children are being protected from disability as...
Government response to committee report on the Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment (Foreign Fighters) Bill 2014
22 Oct 2014
  The Government of Australia has responded to the inquiry of the Parliam...
Cambodia: UN-backed report reveals scope of violence against children
22 Oct 2014
Over half of Cambodian children have experienced at least one form of viole...
Despite gains against tuberculosis, better research funding required
22 Oct 2014
The world is fighting a difficult battle against the spread of tuberculosis...
President’s Diwali greetings
22 Oct 2014
The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has extended greetings to all...
To stop the spread of Asian honey bees
21 Oct 2014
Australian beekeepers are being warned about the risk of unnatural matings...
A very happy Diwali – shubh Diwali – to everybody: David Cameron
21 Oct 2014
 Diwali 2014: The British Prime Minister David Cameron's reception speech...
Iraq: 800,000 people remain in “urgent need” of shelter assistance
21 Oct 2014
With Iraq soon expecting heavy winter rains and sub-zero temperatures, effo...
In Detroit, city-backed water shut-offs ‘contrary to human rights,’ say UN experts
21 Oct 2014
The city of Detroit must restore access to water for its citizens who remai...
The need to ensure objective information to raise public awareness and preparedness on Ebola:EU
20 Oct 2014
October 20, 2014 Luxembourg The Council of the European Union adopt...
The NDA’s approach on Black Money is doggedly persistent - Not Adventurist: Arun Jaitley
20 Oct 2014
- Arun Jaitley I am a little surprised by some of the headlines in today...
Ebola: back from outbreak epicenter, UN official says survivors now helping with care
18 Oct 2014
Survivors of Ebola who have developed immunity to the virus are being train...
Norway and Finland are both highly developed countries: President Pranab Mukherjee
17 Oct 2014
Following is the full text of the statement to media by the President of I...
The International Year of Family Farming
16 Oct 2014
With over 800 million people worldwide still lacking access to healthy, nut...
Ebola virus disease: Key facts
15 Oct 2014
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will provide specialised d...
National Heritage Listing for Koonalda Cave's outstanding Aboriginal heritage
15 Oct 2014
Today the Australian Government placed the Nullarbor Plain’s Koonalda C...
Public infrastructure investment could lift growth
IMF / 15 Oct 2014
IMF-World Bank Annual Meetings Panel Debates Moves to Spur Growth, Create ...
What tourists love about SA
15 Oct 2014
September is tourism month in South Africa and the continuous increase in ...
'We must defeat Ebola and we must do it fast.'
14 Oct 2014
The Ebola outbreak is “winning the race” against attempts to contain it...
Ebola : 1230 passengers have exited the Surveillance after follow up for 1 month
13 Oct 2014
Global Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) epidemiological situation in EVD affected...
AGAINST EBOLA :‘We are late, but not too late’
11 Oct 2014
Declaring that the world has never seen anything like current Ebola outbrea...
UN urges end to violence against women, girls
11 Oct 2014
The United Nations has paid tribute to the almost one billion young and ado...
The Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 awarded to Kailash Satyarthi(India) and Malala Yousafzay (Pakistan)
10 Oct 2014
October 10, 2014 Oslo The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that th...
Global economy to lose billions without action to stop ocean acidification
08 Oct 2014
The global economy could be losing as much as $1 trillion annually by the e...
NASA Selects New Science Teams for Astrobiology Research
NASA / 06 Oct 2014
NASA has awarded five-year grants totaling almost $50 million to seven res...
CII Business Confidence Index Shoots Up Second Time in a Row
06 Oct 2014
October 6, 2014 New Delhi Indicating a sharp improvement for the seco...
Gold: The yellow metal will remain steady in India in the next 3-6 months'
06 Oct 2014
Despite a bearish outlook being attached to gold in the international mark...
Our plan to keep Australia safe: A Message from the Prime Minister Tony Abbott
05 Oct 2014
A Message from the Prime Minister Mr. Tony Abbott Many of you are concern...
Natural rubber imports into India may cross $1,100 million mark by end of this fiscal
03 Oct 2014
Growing at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of about 32 per cent, im...
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s first address to the Nation on Radio
03 Oct 2014
मेरे प्यारे देशवासियो, आज वि...
Iraq: 9,347 civilians killed and 17,386 have been wounded
02 Oct 2014
A UN report released Thursday lists a “staggering array” of gross human...
PM Modi launched 'Swachhata Mission'
02 Oct 2014
Following is the English rendering of the text of Prime Minister, Shri Nar...
Wildlife Conservation Society Rescues Three Grizzly Bears
01 Oct 2014
New York The Wildlife Conservation Society plans to exhibit rescued grizz...
'I believe that India-U.S. economic partnership will also grow rapidly in the coming years': Modi
01 Oct 2014
September 30, 2014 Washington DC Mr. President, members of the media, ...
UN assembly debate covers a range of pressing concerns: from development to Ebola to Ukraine
30 Sep 2014
The theme of this year’s annual high-level meeting of the United Nations ...
U.S.- India Joint Statement: The two leaders committed to hold public-private discussions in early 2015
30 Sep 2014
The White House Release on September 30th, 2014 The Prime Minister of Indi...
Overweight kids in Delhi-NCR are more prone to cardiovascular diseases:
30 Sep 2014
One in 10 school going children between the age of 13-16 yrs are overweigh...
Victims of ISIL brutality 'waiting on us to act', Syrian leader
29 Sep 2014
As the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militant began carryin...
Caribbean island leaders in UN assembly warn of ‘real, ruinous’ impacts of climate change
29 Sep 2014
Spotlighting the “gathering and intensifying threat of global climate cha...
Our strategic partnership rests on our shared mission to provide equal opportunity
29 Sep 2014
September 29, 2014, Washington “Chalein Saath Saath: Forward Together We...
PM Modi's remarks at the Global Citizens Festival, Central Park, New York City
27 Sep 2014
How are you doing, New York... I hope, you are having, a good time... N...
US policy makers seek partnership with India’s transformation
27 Sep 2014
US policy-makers, think tanks, Congressional leaders across the bi-partisa...
Africa’s concerns must figure high in new development agenda
27 Sep 2014
September 27, 2014 United Nations Availing themselves of the spotligh...
Voices of Small island nations at UN General Assembly
27 Sep 2014
Leaders of small island developing nations urged the United Nations General...
India and the U.S. have a fundamental stake in each other’s success: PM's Op-Ed in Wall Street Journal
26 Sep 2014
Following is the text of the Op-Ed written by Prime Minister Shri Narendra ...
India is one of the world’s largest repositories of Music & Arts
25 Sep 2014
Following is the Country Statement–India, presented by Minister of State...
Prime Minister’s statement prior to his departure for US
25 Sep 2014
Statement: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi I am visiting the United...
Organ and tissue donation can bring comfort to donor family members
24 Sep 2014
Organ and tissue donation can bring comfort to donor family members in the...
The Russian Defence Minister's report on the Vostok 2014 military exercises
The Presidential Press and Information Office / 23 Sep 2014
The Russian Defence Minister, Sergei Shoigu reported to the President of Ru...
Need to simplify service tax registration
23 Sep 2014
Apex industry body ASSOCHAM has expressed serious concerns over uncerta...
PM Modi visit to US to take India-America ties to new scale
23 Sep 2014
India Inc is very optimistic about the ensuing visit of Prime Minister Nar...
Women are more likely to be hypersexualized than men
23 Sep 2014
Nowhere to be “scene,” women protagonists have less than one-third of a...
Juggling a cacophony of tongues, UN interpreters avert linguistic disaster
23 Sep 2014
Out of potential linguistic chaos, a corps of over 100 United Nations inter...
Advance team of UN mission for Ebola response arrives in West Africa
23 Sep 2014
September 23, 2014 United Nations Laying the groundwork for the effecti...
South Australia must stop dumping e-waste and destroying business
22 Sep 2014
Statement Mr. Greg Hunt, Minister for the Environment The Commonwealth G...
US view: Outcome of the Afghan Elections
21 Sep 2014
September 21, 2014 Washington Jen Psaki Department Spokesperson ...
Work with the international community to defeat ISIL: John Kerry
19 Sep 2014
(Statement as Chair of Ministerial Debate of the UN Security Council on Ira...
Crime Report: 17 068 people were murdered in SA last year
19 Sep 2014
By More Matshediso The South African Police Service (SAPS) released the c...
Joint Statement between India and China on Building a Closer Developmental Partnership
19 Sep 2014
At the invitation of H.E. Pranab Mukherjee, President of the Republi...
Remarks by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi at the Press Briefing with President Xi Jinping of China
18 Sep 2014
President Xi Jinping, members of the media, I am delighted to welcome P...
Political relations between India and Vietnam have always been strong and ‘cloudless': Pranab Mukherjee
18 Sep 2014
- Shri Pranab Mukherjee, The President of India I am happy to address you...
Some 22 million displaced by natural disasters in 2013
17 Sep 2014
A new United Nations-backed report launched today reveals that 22 million p...
UNICEF: progress for children rights in South Asia, but inequalities exist
12 Sep 2014
Despite rapid economic growth and huge progress in realizing the rights of ...
Stillbirth rates fall for mothers over 40 in Australia
11 Sep 2014
Australia is one of the safest places in the world to give birth, with rat...
New UN reports calls for major changes in global economic governance, management
11 Sep 2014
Six years after the start of the global economic and financial crisis, the ...
Ozone layer recovering but remains threatened – UN reports
11 Sep 2014
The Earth’s protective ozone layer is on track to recover by the middle o...
South Africa's democracy: the heritage we will bequeath to generations of the future
08 Sep 2014
By Mr Miller Matola, Brand South Africa CEO Democracy is a much yearned f...
India - Australia Cooperation in the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy
06 Sep 2014
  The Prime Minister of Australia Mr Tony Abbott paid a State Visit to I...
'We have agreed to offer a NATO training mission for Iraq ....:'
05 Sep 2014
The British Prime Minister, David Cameron spoke on Russia, reforms of NATO,...
Joint Statement of the NATO-Ukraine Commission
05 Sep 2014
Published on 4 September 2014 by UK Govt. As we meet today, Ukraine...
NATO Summit: Anti-ISIL Coalition: US Secretary of State John Kerry
05 Sep 2014
Everybody here understands what ISIL is and the challenge that it represen...
NATO Summit 2014: UK PM speaks at North Atlantic Council meeting
05 Sep 2014
British Prime Minister David Cameron spoke at the North Atlantic Council me...
'1965 India-Pakistan War : Role of IAF'
05 Sep 2014
  ‘Lest we Forget’ was the theme that resonated at the AF Auditorium,...
A new report suggests that many women may have osteoporosis without knowing it
05 Sep 2014
September 5, 2014 Canberra A new report which suggests that many women ...
The Palestinian economy is really shrinking…..
04 Sep 2014
Even before the latest crisis in the Gaza Strip, the tiny enclave’s local...
'Exclude all use of military aircraft against civilians areas in the conflict zone': Putin
03 Sep 2014
September 3, 2014 Ulan Bator ( Mangolia) Answers to journalists’ questi...
India: The total livestock population has decreased about 3.33%
03 Sep 2014
The 19th Livestock Census shows an overall decline of 3.33% in the tota...
Ebola Response must be based on ‘Scientific Evidence, Not On Fear’
02 Sep 2014
Misinformation about Ebola can only exacerbate an already fragile situation...
The bureaucracy: A bridge between the people and elected representatives
02 Sep 2014
- Shri M. Hamid Ansari*  “I am happy to have been invited for the...
Involving people's participation, enhancing governments presence on the social media platforms: I&B Ministry
02 Sep 2014
The Ministry of Information & Broadcasting has undertaken key initiatives i...
Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana: A step towards 'Sab Ka Sath Sab Ka Vikas'
01 Sep 2014
By Dr. H. R. Keshavamurthy   The PMJDY or ‘Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan...
The big international issues Ukraine, Gaza, the growing threat of ISIL in Iraq and Syria: David Cameron
01 Sep 2014
The British Prime Minister, Mr. David Cameron gave a statement in the House...
Negotiating Heritage, Preserving the Soul - From Kyoto to Kashi
01 Sep 2014
By Navina Jafa At the turn of the century a series of World Conferences sa...
Japan will play an increasingly important role in India's economic transformation and development
01 Sep 2014
(Remarks by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Joint Press Briefing with P...
Tokyo Declaration for India - Japan Special Strategic and Global Partnership
01 Sep 2014
Meeting in Tokyo on 1 September 2014, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pri...
Islamist extremism and UK
30 Aug 2014
( Transcript of the speech, exactly as it was delivered in Press Conference...
Japan is one of our closest partners: PM India, Narendra Modi
29 Aug 2014
PM's Departure Statement ahead of his visit to Japan I am keen...
India's External Debt: A Status Report 2013-14 Released
29 Aug 2014
The Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance is bringing out the...
Ebola Caseload Could Exceed 20,000 In Course Of Emergency, UN Response Roadmap
29 Aug 2014
The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a roadmap tha...
US President Obama's Remarks on ISIL, Russia and Strategy
28 Aug 2014
  Statment by the President Obama THE PRESIDENT:  Good afternoon, every...
Foreign Direct Investment in Rajasthan – Possibilities (Part-1)
27 Aug 2014
By Anubha Agarwal As per an ASSOCHAM report, from an investment point ...
Foreign Direct Investment in Rajasthan - Possibilities (Part-2)
27 Aug 2014
By Anubha Agarwal From Part-1 Rajasthan is all set to welcome foreign...
Fourth Asia-Pacific Dengue Workshop in Singapore
26 Aug 2014
Collaboration needed in fight against dengue as nearly half of the worl...
In Thailand HIV infections on rise among young gay men
25 Aug 2014
An estimated 70 per cent of new sexually transmitted infections cases are o...
Iraqi civilians suffering 'horrific' widespread and systematic persecution - Pillay
25 Aug 2014
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay on Monday condemned the a...
To develop a strong regulatory system for India to become global food hub
22 Aug 2014
Apex industry body ASSOCHAM today urged the Central Government to continue...
Syria: UN study indicates over 191,000 people killed
22 Aug 2014
An updated analysis carried out by data specialists on behalf of the UN Hum...
Murder of James Foley
21 Aug 2014
- John Kerry, US Secretary of State   James Foley went to the darkes...
Terrorists: US Offer Rewards for Information on Haqqani Network Leaders
21 Aug 2014
The U.S. Department of State's Rewards for Justice program is offering n...
IRAQ: major relief effort underway in north as un envoy warns against targeting of Sunnis in south
21 Aug 2014
A United Nations refugee agency cargo jet carrying 100 tons of emergency re...
UN system coordinator on Ebola dispels myths, pledges support for west Africa’s efforts to halt outbreak
21 Aug 2014
As the World Health Organization (WHO) ramps up its response to the unprece...
A*STAR Scientists Make Breakthroughs in Ovarian Cancer Research
20 Aug 2014
Scientists at A*STAR’s Institute of Medical Biology (IMB) and the Bioinf...
A day in the life of a nyaope addict in South Africa
19 Aug 2014
By Gabi Khumalo It started eight years ago when John Mmokwa was in Grade ...
Many entities waiting to apply for small and payment banks: ASSOCHAM Study
19 Aug 2014
Recent draft guidelines on small and payment banks have enthused about 100...
Middle East: UN envoy urges parties to break 'deadlock of violence and retaliation'
19 Aug 2014
With the latest Gaza ceasefire due to expire at midnight, the United Nation...
SADC Summit kicks off
17 Aug 2014
By Chris Bathembu Victoria Falls. Fresh from the US-Africa Summit that...
Ebola cases, deaths 'vastly underestimated', says UN health agency
16 Aug 2014
Health workers at Ebola outbreak sites are seeing evidence that the numbers...
UN Sanctions against militants in Iraq, Syria
16 Aug 2014
Expressing its “gravest concern” that parts of Iraq and Syria are now u...
Arms Control and International Security
15 Aug 2014
Remarks at the Annual Deterrence Symposium on August 14, 2014 at Omaha, Neb...
Arthritis and other musculoskeletal conditions among Australia’s most costly diseases
15 Aug 2014
Arthritis and other musculoskeletal conditions are Australia's fourth mo...
'We work together with a dream to win a fight against poverty': Narendra Modi
15 Aug 2014
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi addressed the nation from the ramparts of...
A nation is very young at 68: President Pranab Mukherjee
14 Aug 2014
President’s address to the nation on the eve of India’s 68th Independen...
India: About 5 lakh travelers likely to escape to nearby tourist hotspots this weekend
13 Aug 2014
About 35 per cent working couples across metros have planned for...
Singapore: Mid-Year Crime Brief For January-June 2014
13 Aug 2014
CRIMES SHIFT ONLINE In the first six months of 2014, 10-year lows were rec...
Trade between India and China
13 Aug 2014
China has suspended import of rapeseed meal from India with effect from 1st...
NORTHERN IRAQ: 40,000 members of the Yazidi community trapped on Mount Sinjar
12 Aug 2014
A group of United Nations human rights experts expressed grave concern at t...
Libya : the worst fighting since the 2011
12 Aug 2014
The United Nations mission assisting Libya today condemned the battles in t...
What exactly does a Nominated Member of Parliament do?
12 Aug 2014
What are the differences between elected MPs and NMPs?   The Singapo...
Iraq: UN officials urge respect for constitution as prime minister-designate named
11 Aug 2014
Amidst ongoing insecurity in northern Iraq, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon a...
Ebola: virus in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone
11 Aug 2014
The ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the largest and most-protrac...
Ebola Virus Disease
11 Aug 2014
- Dr. H. R. Keshavamurthy Ebola virus disease (EVD), formerly known as Eb...
J&K: 45 MW Nimoo-Bazgo Hydro electric Project, Leh-Kargil-Srinagar Transmission System
11 Aug 2014
The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will dedicate to the Nation on 12th A...
Myanmar's potential is limitless
10 Aug 2014
Statement of John Kerry, US Secretary of State, Lake Garden Hotel, Naypyi...
Modi to lay foundation of a Port- Based Multi-product Special Economic Zone at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust
10 Aug 2014
The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi is to lay the foundation of a Port-...
The situation in Eastern Ukraine 'extremely alarming'
08 Aug 2014
A senior United Nations human rights official today declared the situation ...
Ebola outbreak: global ‘international public health emergency’
08 Aug 2014
The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) today declared the curre...
Delhi-NCR emerging the world's dumping yard for e-waste
08 Aug 2014
Delhi-NCR is emerging as the world’s dumping yard for e-waste and likely ...
Nuclear Power: India does not need to import Thorium
07 Aug 2014
The country has 20 nuclear power reactors under operation with an installed...
Report on Poverty in India
07 Aug 2014
     The Expert Group under the Chairmanship of Dr. C. Rangarajan t...
India Energy Security Scenarios 2047
07 Aug 2014
  The Planning Commission has developed, the “India Energy Security Sce...
South Sudan : A man-made crisis
06 Aug 2014
A senior United Nations peacekeeping official today warned that after just ...
Approved list of Compamies for FDI
06 Aug 2014
Based on the recommendations of Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) i...
Satellite Launch PADS in India
06 Aug 2014
India has two operational satellite launch pads located at Satish Dhawan ...
India's Stand in the WTO
05 Aug 2014
Statement by The Minister of Commerce, Nirmala Sitharaman in Lok Sabha R...
Every war is cruel.
05 Aug 2014
David Cameron spoke at a commemorative event in St Symphorien cemet...
Doctors, nurses and health staff urgently needed to combat Ebola – UN health agency
05 Aug 2014
The United Nations health agency today appealed for urgently needed contrib...
Modi's Nepal Visit - Some Highlights
05 Aug 2014
PM's statement on arrival from Nepal I have just returned to Delhi after t...
IRAQ : Urgently need to deliver lifesaving assistance
01 Aug 2014
A senior UN official in Iraq expressed concern today over rising levels of ...
India Deploys its First Sub-Surface Ocean Moored Observatory in the Arctic
01 Aug 2014
A major milestone in India’s scientific endeavors in the Arctic region h...
U.S.-India Trade and Economic Cooperation
U.S. Department of State / 31 Jul 2014
The United States and India share a strong and growing economic relatio...
Media interaction: External Affairs Minister of India Shrimati Sushma Swaraj and Secretary of State John Kerry
31 Jul 2014
MODERATOR: Good evening, ladies and gentlemen. I welcome you to this med...
G7 leaders: statement on Ukraine
31 Jul 2014
The G7 leaders have issued a joint statement on the ongoing situati...
A unique conversation between Vladimir Putin and Chairman of Human Rights Council Mikhail Fedotov
kremlin. ru / 29 Jul 2014
Vladimir Putin had a working meeting with Presidential Adviser and Chairma...
App downloads in India likely to cross 9 billion by 2015: ASSOCHAM
29 Jul 2014
The number of app downloads in India is expected to grow from 1.56 billion...
International Religious Freedom Report for 2013
28 Jul 2014
  In 2013, the world witnessed the largest displacement of religious ...
Hiring improves in telecom, marketing & advertising in first half of 2014
28 Jul 2014
With a marked improvement in sentiment in the financial markets and overal...
July 30: World day against trafficking in persons
28 Jul 2014
The trade in and exploitation of human beings through trafficking is one of...
Intense fighting in eastern Ukraine “extremely alarming”
28 Jul 2014
A total breakdown of law and order and a reign of fear and terror have been...
Kanika Sands Transshipment Zone
28 Jul 2014
The Ministry of Shipping is taking various measures to resolve the long st...
Human Rights Situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem
24 Jul 2014
The Coordination Committee of the Special Procedures of the Human Rights Co...
I am from northeast... but I am not Mowgli!
22 Jul 2014
By Prantick Majumder  "Does the Rajdhani Express go to Assam?" I thought ...
232 teeth extracted from a teenager!
22 Jul 2014
By Quaid Najmi from Mumbai That's really a mouthful. This teenaged boy co...
Indians taught Englishmen how to play in their backyard
22 Jul 2014
By Veturi Srivatsa  India's handsome victory at Lord's would have come as...
Asian exports: Will 'decoupling' theory work this time around?
21 Jul 2014
By Vatsal Srivastava During the financial crisis of 2008, there was a prev...
BRICS but not yet a Building
21 Jul 2014
By Amit Kapoor The recently concluded BRICS annual summit held in Brazil r...
We are not targeting Adanis: Greenpeace Australia
21 Jul 2014
By Rekha Bhattacharjee from Sydney Even as Greenpeace Australia denies ch...
Gaza violence: India's parliament must reflect on Gandhi's words
20 Jul 2014
By C Uday Bhaskar  After considerable vacillation that brought little cre...
Special Agricultural Zones can aid food security: M.S. Swaminathan
20 Jul 2014
By Anando Bhakto He's been credited with mentoring the Green Revolution ...
Modi government's media policy - keep them away?
IANS / 20 Jul 2014
It has been almost two months since Narendra Modi took charge as India's p...
'Untold hardship and suffering' on Iraqi civilians
19 Jul 2014
The group known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and its ...
Middle East: as fighting worsens
19 Jul 2014
Amid an escalation of violence in Gaza, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will ...
Genetic Blueprint of Bread Wheat Genome Unveiled- Last Step Before Full Genome Sequence
18 Jul 2014
The International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC) to which India...
Gordimer: Chronicler of apartheid and South Africa's transition
18 Jul 2014
By Saeed Naqvi  The world was in ideological transition when I met Nadine...
Indonesia now country with world's highest deforestation rate
17 Jul 2014
By Eduardo Mariz Cortinas from Jakarta Indonesia has double the deforest...
Prime Minister's statement at the Plenary Session of the 6th BRICS Summit:
16 Jul 2014
This is my first BRICS summit and it has been a truly enriching experience...
Sixth Brics Summit – Fortaleza Declaration
16 Jul 2014
  July 15, 2014 1. We, the leaders of the Federative Republic of Braz...
After bikinis, mini-skirts and pubs, spas in Goa on moral radar
16 Jul 2014
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Imagica: Mumbai's gateway to a magical world
15 Jul 2014
By Quaid Najmi  The Haunted Castle of Salimgarh, Wrath of the Gods, Wild...
Indian Muslims must stand up to radical ideologies
14 Jul 2014
By Rajaque Rahman  Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has urged the li...
Girls below 18 victims in most Delhi rapes
14 Jul 2014
By Alok Singh Girls below 18 years of age have been the victims in most o...
The Budget and India's Future
14 Jul 2014
By Amit Kapoor  The past few days have been particularly historic when ta...
Global cues to guide Indian equities over the next week
14 Jul 2014
By Vatsal Srivastava Prior to the finance minister's budget speech, Curren...
Team chemistry separated World Champions Germany from the rest
14 Jul 2014
By Santosh Rao The last two editions of the FIFA World Cup (2010 and 2014)...
Flexibility - Germany's mantra for FIFA World Cup success
IANS/Xinhua / 13 Jul 2014
FIFA World Cups usually carry a message to the outside world affecting the...
Make serving on bench mandatory for senior counsel
13 Jul 2014
By Parmod Kumar  Judicial vacancies will always be a headache in this cou...
A clear blue lake with gentle slopes of mountains in Kanyakumari district, Tamil Nadu (Photo: IANS)
13 Jul 2014
A view of 20-acre Anantya Resort situated on a peninsula overlooking the c...
India urgently needs 'green buildings': R.K.Pachauri
13 Jul 2014
By Anando Bhakto  Internationally acclaimed environmentalist R.K. Pachau...
Caliphate opposed to Shia apostasy and, eventually to Sunni monarchies
12 Jul 2014
By Saeed Naqvi    The expanding Shia-Sunni conflict in the Muslim world...
Pakistani TV shows: Breaking down walls of mistrust, delusions
12 Jul 2014
By Vikas Datta  "Mulk taksim huye, dil to abhi ek hai/Isi liye hamne khid...
More than half of world's population now living in urban areas
11 Jul 2014
An additional 2.5 billion people are predicted to live in urban areas by 20...
Zohra Sehgal: An unmatched, unstoppable spirit
11 Jul 2014
Ageless and timeless in her over seven-decade-long theatre and film career...
'This is a Budget that converts hopes and aspirations of the people into trust; new ray of hope for the poor and downtrodden
10 Jul 2014
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi termed the Budget as a Budget that c...
Jaitley sporting enough to think of Indian sport
10 Jul 2014
By Veturi Srivatsa Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is, perhaps, the fi...
Budget highlights
10 Jul 2014
* Negative list for service tax reduced  * Excise duty on cigarettes rais...
UNESCO highlights freedom of expression, media development in new report
10 Jul 2014
“Tectonic shifts” in technology are having mixed results for freedom of...
Afghanistan: 'More efforts are needed to protect civilians from the harms of conflict'
10 Jul 2014
The nature of the Afghan conflict has added yet another grim dimension as g...
India's budget to set context for vigorous foreign policy
09 Jul 2014
By Saroj Mohanty More than just a list of taxes and spending, the first ...
IT industry looks for budget sops to reboot: Nasscom chief
09 Jul 2014
By Fakir Balaji  Like other sectors of the economy, the Indian IT indust...
Highlights of Economic Survey 2013-14
09 Jul 2014
The Economic Survey for 2013-14 tabled in parliament by Finance Minister Ar...
Sharia courts don't clash with Indian legal system: Muslim leaders
09 Jul 2014
Sharia or Islamic courts don't constitute a parallel judicial system but i...
'Pure news is passe, now ideology shapes news'
08 Jul 2014
Senior journalists rounding up their assessment of media coverage of the 2...
The UK-India Economic and Financial Dialogue
08 Jul 2014
Following is  the Text of the Joint Press Statement by the Chancellor of t...
Difficult for Russia, Ukraine to snap 1,000-year-old ties
08 Jul 2014
By Biswajit Choudhury from Moscow Russia and Ukraine, currently engaged i...
Railway budget highlights
08 Jul 2014
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Highlights of the railway budget presented by Rai...
UN millennium goals 'scorecard' spotlights successes, gaps and path towards 'The Future We Want'
07 Jul 2014
With the 2015 deadline for achieving the landmark Millennium Development Go...
India's Deficits
07 Jul 2014
By Amit Kapoor Over the past few years, we have heard of all sorts of defi...
Where is Breaking News? Modi government tightens grip on information
07 Jul 2014
By Shilpa Raina and Kavita Bajeli-Datt  Among the subtle changes associa...
Breaking Barriers in Heart Care
06 Jul 2014
Everyone knows that smoking is bad for health. It can cause heart disease, ...
A mountain named Mt. Sinha
06 Jul 2014
By Arun Kumar from Washington Back in November, Akhouri Sinha, an Indian-...
Indian trains can run at 300 kmph: expert
06 Jul 2014
By Shudip Talukdar Given a free hand, Indian engineers are capable of maki...
Judiciary will brook no infringement of its independence
06 Jul 2014
By Parmod Kumar Chief Justice R.M. Lodha ticking off the government for no...
Nobody can complain about unfamiliar conditions any more
05 Jul 2014
By Veturi Srivatsa  Every time the Indian cricket team goes on a tour of ...
A valid Email ID and Mobile Number to be Registered/Updated on the E-Filing Website of the Income Tax Department
04 Jul 2014
A valid Email ID and Mobile Number has to be registered/updated on the e-fi...
Why is the world in grip of jehadist menace?
04 Jul 2014
By Saeed Naqvi Three momentous events, all in November-December 1979, are ...
New plan to eliminate tuberculosis in low-burden countries: UN
04 Jul 2014
The United Nations health agency today presented a new plan aimed at elimin...
Should international refugee law accommodate climate change?
04 Jul 2014
Can the United Nations help to protect people seeking safety abroad if thei...
Was Delhi University fiasco avoidable?
04 Jul 2014
By Abha Dev Habib The high drama over FYUP (Four Year Undergraduate Progra...
A divine dreamland
03 Jul 2014
By Sujit Chakraborty from Puran Habeli (Tripura) Colourful marquees, illu...
Rising delivery defaults push demand for ready-to-move homes
03 Jul 2014
By Vinod Behl  Amid rising property prices, high loan rates and rising de...
Jaitley's budget mustn't sell rupee short
02 Jul 2014
By Vatsal Srivastava The Iraqi crisis and the possibility of an oil supply...
A 'top 10' of food-borne parasites
01 Jul 2014
A new report released on Tuesday by two United Nations agencies identifies ...
UN relief officials issue urgent appeal as food shortages hit 800,000 refugees in Africa
01 Jul 2014
The heads of two United Nations humanitarian agencies today issued an urgen...
Mumbai Khar station turns 90
01 Jul 2014
By Quaid Najmi The Khar station on Mumbai's suburban rail network, which b...
Building cities with no souls
01 Jul 2014
By Amit Kapoor Urbanization has been an integral part of India’s growth ...
Ramadan: A month of fasting, feasting and shopping by India's Muslims
01 Jul 2014
By Mohammed Shafeeq India's 140 million Muslims, who constitute the world...
Iraq: displaced girls, women face increasing risk of sexual violence
01 Jul 2014
An estimated 20,000 women and girls in Iraq are at an increased risk of sex...
Tender years blighted in Gujarat's cotton fields
30 Jun 2014
By Prantick Majumder from Jhadol (Rajasthan) Craving a mobile pho...
Indian meat processor to build plant in Ethiopia
29 Jun 2014
By Hadra Ahmed from Addia Ababa An Indian company with interests in food ...
NDA government no different in tackling economic crisis: Analysts
29 Jun 2014
The new NDA government has given no indication it is better equipped than ...
Is Subramanium paying the price of political vendetta? --By Parmod Kumar
29 Jun 2014
By Parmod Kumar Gopal Subramanium has withdrawn his consent to be a judge ...
In Rajasthan's villages, children battle malnourishment, sickness
29 Jun 2014
By Gaurav Sharma from Alwar Karan Kanwar, 3, starts crying whenever his m...
Indian Marxists at a dead end --By Amulya Ganguli
28 Jun 2014
By Amulya Ganguli  Half a century after the formation of the Communist Pa...
Al Jazeera journalists jailed: Saudi vendetta --By Saeed Naqvi
27 Jun 2014
By Saeed Naqvi  Al Jazeera journalists in Egypt were given severe sentenc...
He died too young, unhappy: Lata Mangeshkar on R.D. Burman
27 Jun 2014
By Subhash K. Jha from Mumbai Singing legend Lata Mangeshkar remembers he...
Defence Reform: The reality is the economy
26 Jun 2014
By Surya Gangadharan  Defence Minister Arun Jaitley's first media briefin...
Commemorating long-forgotten battles - and those who gave their lives
IANS / 26 Jun 2014
By Sujit Chakraborty from Kohima/Imphal "When you go home, tell them of u...
Russia seeks to make nuclear power cost-effective
26 Jun 2014
By Biswajit Choudhury from Moscow Making the case for nuclear power over ...
Torture is an unequivocal crime (On the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture , 26 June 2014 )
25 Jun 2014
Statement by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, on the...
Modi style is one-man rule: Shashi Tharoor
IANS / 25 Jun 2014
By Ranjana Narayan  Prime Minister Narendra Modi's image as a decisive l...
Drug trafficking: over 50 Indian cities reported the maximum cases
IANS / 24 Jun 2014
Of the over 50 Indian cities which reported the maximum cases of drug traf...
While India plays politics, Beijing woos Dhaka
24 Jun 2014
By Subir Bhaumik Competitive radicalism between political parties has a...
UN agency urges stronger focus on potential of forests to reduce poverty, spur green development
24 Jun 2014
Across the world, forests provide employment, energy, nutritious foods and ...
Plastic waste causes $13 billion in annual damage
24 Jun 2014
Concern is growing over widespread plastic waste that is threatening marine...
Iraq : 757 civilians were killed and 599 injured
24 Jun 2014
The UNAMI* human rights team continues its efforts to verify the numerous a...
Modi must re-engage, shape historic changes in West Asia
20 Jun 2014
By Saeed Naqvi  "Jup raha hai aaj maala ek Hindu ki, Arab Barhaman zaade ...
Modi government's HRD agenda a breath of fresh air
20 Jun 2014
By Harivansh Chaturvedi The Narendra Modi government's focus on human reso...
Delhi's e-rickshaws: Menace for some, lifeline of many
19 Jun 2014
Bansi Lal's monthly income has almost trebled -- from Rs.5,000 to Rs.15,00...
When acronyms pack greater punch
19 Jun 2014
By Vishnu Makhijani  How would you react if you were asked for a report A...
Most minors unaware of legal upshot of 'sexting'
19 Jun 2014
More minors in the US are now involved in "sexting" - exchanging sexually ...
Depression ups death risk in younger women: Study
19 Jun 2014
Young women are especially vulnerable to depression and moderate and sever...
New UN report on Ukraine details breakdown in law and order in the east and worrying trends in Crimea
18 Jun 2014
The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on Wednesday issued...
New lizard species named after Mumbai scientist
18 Jun 2014
A Mumbai scientist has earned a rare distinction of getting a new species ...
How alcohol worsens night vision among drunk drivers
18 Jun 2014
Know why drunk drivers see halos as they zoom past city lights, leading to...
Muslims and Modi: Need of change in thinking
18 Jun 2014
By Syed Ubaidur Rahman  Narendra Modi's historic win shocked the so-calle...
Commission for judicial appointments: The sooner the better
18 Jun 2014
By Parmod Kumar The uncertainty over the appointment of senior counsel Gop...
Modi's Bhutan visit : Terrorism divides, tourism unites
17 Jun 2014
By Sirshendu Panth Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bhutan visit p...
Modi the PM, does not oblige Goa BJP's fancy wish-list
17 Jun 2014
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Narendra Modi was first the prime minister and ne...
Will my valley remain green? Many Kashmiris wonder
17 Jun 2014
By Sheikh Qayoom  As the Kashmir countryside turns lush green with the p...
India pitches tourism for South Asian integration - By Saroj Mohanty
17 Jun 2014
By Saroj Mohanty After talks with the Bhutanese leadership, Prime minister...
Bollywood music big investment unlike private albums: Rahat Fateh Ali Khan
IANS / 17 Jun 2014
By Natalia Ningthoujam Pakistani qawwali maestro Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, kn...
NASA Hubble to Begin Search Beyond Pluto for a New Horizons Mission Target
16 Jun 2014
After careful consideration and analysis, the Hubble Space Telescope Time ...
People-to-people contact is an important aspect of our bilateral relations : Prime Minister Modi
15 Jun 2014
I will be visiting Bhutan from 15 to 16 June 2014 at the invitation of His ...
'Junk food': bad for your health, bad for your rights, warns UN expert
12 Jun 2014
Challenging the world to get serious about the battle against “junk food,...
We believe that growth can be revived through increased investment : Arun Jaitley
09 Jun 2014
Following is the text of the Statement of the Union Finance Minister Shri ...
My government is committed to providing a clean and efficient administration focussed on delivery : Pranab Mukherjee
09 Jun 2014
Address by the President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee to Parliament at C...
Heritage Conservation: Role of Scientific Methodology - By Pooja P. Vardhan
04 Jun 2014
It is said that “A people's relationship to their heritage is the same as...
Eschew Impatience, Travel Safely Dr. K Parameswaran
04 Jun 2014
Renowned Gyanpeeth award winner from Kerala Shri S K Pottekat once wrote...
From Celebration to Challenge By Arun Jaitley
03 Jun 2014
The last week for many of us was a historic one. The celebration of the BJ...
Myanmar: 'Build on achievements and reach for democracy' - Outgoing UN Special Rapporteur
02 Jun 2014
The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Myan...
'Bright spots' can help islands navigate towards sustainable future, says un biodiversity chief
24 May 2014
Tiny though some may be, islands play a huge role in sustaining life on the...
UN experts call on governments to adopt legally binding treaty against forced labour
24 May 2014
Independent United Nations human rights experts dealing with the issues of ...
UN adopts new global platform to tackle wildlife, forest crime
22 May 2014
In response to the rising levels of illicit trafficking of fauna and flora,...
Act to protect': UN launches guide on attacks against schools, hospitals
22 May 2014
Every child has a right to education and health, the United Nations today s...
Synthetic drugs flooding market, new UN study shows
21 May 2014
“An unprecedented expansion” of synthetic drugs is taking an ever-great...
Lucrative but 'fundamentally evil,' forced labour must be eradicated once and for all - UN agency
21 May 2014
Millions of people suffering under the yoke of modern slavery – more than...
Demand for residential & commercial ACs dip by 10% and 20%: ASSOCHAM
20 May 2014
New Delhi, 10 May. Though the summer has started knocking door and the mer...
Ease of Doing Business in India : Key issues and recommendations
20 May 2014
  CII released a report titled “Ease of Doing Business in India” i...
Competition in the Banking Sector: Opportunities and Challenges
20 May 2014
(Governor Dr. Raghuram Rajan’s speech at the Annual Day Lecture of the...
India targeting production of 40 million tons salt by 2020
20 May 2014
By M.V.S. Prasad   Common salt touches the lives of almost everyone. Ind...
Alarming deterioration of human rights in Eastern Ukraine â UN report
16 May 2014
A United Nations report released today documents an “alarming” deterior...
USA: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Human Rights Issues
16 May 2014
  The U.S. Department of State has significantly expanded efforts to pro...
Wheat production may reach 100 MT by 2016-17
15 May 2014
India can export upto 10 million tons (MT) of wheat each year if the count...
Road injuries, depression top adolescent health challenges - UN AGENCY
15 May 2014
Road traffic injuries, HIV/AIDS and suicide are the top killers of adolesce...
Indian fast food market new destination
13 May 2014
Growing need of consumer for convenience, increased appetite and insatiabl...
Looking back at Dr. Manmohan Singh
13 May 2014
By Arun Jaitley (Leader of Opposition, Rajya Sabha) The voting for the 20...
Corporate Frauds - Risk and Prevention under Changing Paradigm*
13 May 2014
“Corporate fraud would remain an undeniable reality of our economy, espec...
73% of minors on facebook despite under age of 13
09 May 2014
Access to social media lead to more cyber bullying: A Wake up Call for Gove...
El Nino may impact India's GDP by 1.75%.: ASSOCHAM study
09 May 2014
The deficit rainfall of 5% is due to El Nino factor will cause loss to the...
Militancy continues to threaten Pakistan's revival
09 May 2014
- William J. Burns, Deputy Secretary of State, South and Central Asia,USA ...
Internet well on its way to 3 billion users, UN telecom agency reports
06 May 2014
Releasing new statistics today, the United Nations International Telecommun...
Ahead of world press freedom day, UN spotlights free media as vital to sustainable development
02 May 2014
Free media, traditional and new, are indispensable for development, democra...
First UN report on antibiotic resistance reveals 'serious threat' to global public health
01 May 2014
Antibiotic resistance – when bacteria change so antibiotics no longer wor...
On world day, UN celebrates historic influence of Jazz to connect people
01 May 2014
Jazz has given rhythm to the struggles of civil rights movements around the...
Our healthcare system still suffers
01 May 2014
“I am happy to be here for this ceremony to commemorate the Golden Jubil...
Press Council of India's guidelines on election reporting
24 Apr 2014
General Election is a very important feature of our democracy and it is imp...
Delhi Airport to Become Zero Diversionary Airport
24 Apr 2014
Delhi Airport will soon become a zero-diversionary airport, as the Committe...
Long Range Forecast for the 2014 Southwest Monsoon Season
24 Apr 2014
The India Meteorological Department and Earth System Science Organization (...
Congress Vice-President Mr. Rahul Gandhi's interview with ETV
23 Apr 2014
Congress Vice-President Mr. Rahul Gandhi's interview with ETV   Q. Many...
Mrs.Vadra's pain, the secularism of AAP and Humpty Dumpty
23 Apr 2014
By Arun Jaitley, Leader of Opposition (Rajya Sabha) Mrs.Vadra’s Pain  ...
Majorities and Minorities
17 Apr 2014
Politics is nothing if not realistic. There is very little in it that is ac...
U.S. Foreign Policy in South Asia: A Vision for Prosperity and Security
17 Apr 2014
- By Nisha Desai Biswal, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of South and Centr...
The land of artisans: Raghurajpur
16 Apr 2014
- By Sucharita Sahoo Raghurajpur, it’s a dream destination for art lover...
Gulzar to be conferred Dadasaheb Phalke
PIB / 15 Apr 2014
Veteran film lyricist, director, screen writer, producer and poet Shri Gul...
Ensuring polling arrangements against all odds
08 Apr 2014
What it takes to be the largest democratic and election management exercis...
The Campaign Diary By Arun Jaitley
06 Apr 2014
By Arun Jaitley (Leader of Opposition, Rajya Sabha) The first round of po...
Sam Bahadur - The Indefatigable Field Marshal and his Tryst with Death
PIB / 05 Apr 2014
April 3, 2014 is the birth centenary of late Field Marshal SHFJ Manekshaw...
Up to $2.5 Trillion Needed for South Asia Infrastructure-World Bank
World Bank / 02 Apr 2014
South Asia needs to spend as much as $2.5 trillion on infrastructure by 20...
FY 2014 Funding Opportunity Announcement for NGO Programs Benefiting Sri Lankan Refugees in India
U.S. Department of State / 02 Apr 2014
Funding Opportunity Number: PRM-PRMOAPNE-14-006-049311 / PRM-PRMOAPNE-14...
State of the Economy
01 Apr 2014
By Arun Jaitley The high point of this election is that it is being conte...
Three Atmospheric 'Dragons': Low Pressure Areas Around the U.S
01 Apr 2014
There are three low pressure systems around the U.S. and they resemble dra...
Excess Defense Articles from Afghanistan
U.S. Department of State / 01 Apr 2014
Military equipment that has been determined to be excess can be made ava...
Screening of Passengers with Special Needs and Medical Conditions
28 Mar 2014
Bureau of Civil Aviation Security has issued procedure for screening of pas...
Representation of women in Lok Sabha
21 Mar 2014
Representation of women members in Lok Sabha and their participation in gen...
Why Blame the Supreme Court, Election Commission or the Media
14 Mar 2014
By Arun Jaitley (Leader of Opposition, Rajya Sabha) I have heard two impor...
Election Expenditure per elector up by twenty times in 2009 compared to first General Elections
11 Mar 2014
General Elections are held to elect representatives for Lok Sabha after nor...
Electoral Laws of India
11 Mar 2014
India is a sovereign, socialist, secular democratic republic. Democracy is ...
Evolution of Electoral System of India
11 Mar 2014
By S. K. Mendiratta After India attained Independence in August 1947, ther...
Voter turnout in General Elections 2009: Lowest in J&K and Highest in Nagaland
10 Mar 2014
  General Elections 2009 witnessed voter turnout above 58 percent.  Vo...
Ensuring Polling Arrangements Against All Odds
07 Mar 2014
  What it takes to be the largest democratic and election management e...
Road Safety in India
05 Mar 2014
By Alkesh Tyagi The UN General Assembly has adopted 2011-2020 as the Decad...
Moral Isolation
05 Mar 2014
By Arun Jaitley,  Leader of Opposition (Rajya Sabha) It was about two mon...
Report of the National Transport Development Policy Committee : Some findings (Part-2)
02 Mar 2014
From Part-1 Energy and Environment Ø Energy usage in transportation ...
Report of the National Transport Development Policy Committee : Some findings (Part-1)
/ 02 Mar 2014
The High Level National Transport Development Policy Committee (NTDPC), cha...
My Experience at SRCC
01 Mar 2014
- By Arun Jaitley Last week I visited my old college, Shri Ram College of...
Not the way to appoint a Lokpal
27 Feb 2014
Arun Jaitley, Leader of Opposition (Rajya Sabha) The Lokpal and Lokayukta...
The media has an important role to play in cleansing public life: Pranab Mukherjee
27 Feb 2014
(Speech by the President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee at the inaugurat...
Does the Finance Minister want to augment his revenue by taxing NaMo Rallies?--by Arun Jaitley
18 Feb 2014
By Arun Jaitley, Leader of Opposition (Rajya Sabha) Narendra Modi is indee...
Interim Budget 2014-2015
17 Feb 2014
  Speech of P. Chidambaram, Minister of Finance February 17, 2014 Mad...
Our external environment is complex and marked by economic uncertainties :Prime Minister
15 Feb 2014
Following is the text of the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh’s addres...
Complaints against toll collecting agencies
PIB / 10 Feb 2014
The details of complaints against toll collecting agencies, State wise incl...
Milan 2014 an Unequivocal Success
PIB / 09 Feb 2014
15 ships manoeuvered in perfect harmony in the clear Andaman Sea on a balm...
AAP's ill-advised decision to frame Whistleblowers
07 Feb 2014
- Arun Jaitley, Leader of Opposition (Rajya Sabha) On July 27, 2008 three ...
15 species of birds from India are critically endangered
06 Feb 2014
According   to International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) red ...
Kolkata Museum : The largest museum in India
By Sumita Chakrabarty and Shreyanka / 02 Feb 2014
By Sumita Chakrabarty and Shreyanka On 2nd February 1814, Dr. Nathanial Wa...
The Indian Museum is known popularly as 'Jadu Ghar'
02 Feb 2014
Following is the text of Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh’s address at...
The Vivekananda Memorial Programme in India and Chicago
29 Jan 2014
The Vivekananda Memorial Programme for Museum Excellence is the result of a...
Empowering Rural Women
Sarita Brara / 29 Jan 2014
By Sarita Brara   Fourteen year old Piari Purti from Gaddara village in...
Sankirtana: The Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity
PIB / 29 Jan 2014
UNESCO has recently inscribed Sankirtana: ritual singing, drumming and d...
Should a Successful Chief Minister be an Economist?
29 Jan 2014
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India:: FDI Inflow Stand at 306 Billion USD Since 2000
29 Jan 2014
India has received total foreign investment of USD 306.88 billion since 20...
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Mobile SEVA --Citizens can now directly interact with Government
29 Jan 2014
Mobile Seva is an initiative of DeitY that aims to provide government servi...
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Water resources and criminal waste : The Vice President of India Shri M. Hamid Ansari
25 Nov 2013
“Professor Ramaswamy Iyer is one of those rare experts, whose scholarsh...
Rajasthan Pavilion : A treasure of delightful Products
22 Nov 2013
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Film Festivals Reinforce Values of Pluralism.....
20 Nov 2013
Shri Manish Tewari addresses the 44th International Film Festival of India ...
Child Marriages in India
20 Nov 2013
Child Marriage in India is a matter of serious concern. Child Marriage den...
44th International Film Festival of India at Goa
19 Nov 2013
Dr. H. R. Keshavamurthy The International Film Festival of India (IFF...
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19 Nov 2013
by Captain PVS Satish At the time of attaining our Independence our vision...
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Waheeda Rehman to be Honoured with Centenary Award
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Renowned actress Waheeda Rehman will be conferred with the Centenary ...
High Speed Travel in Indian Railways - A Low Cost Solution
Sachinder Mohan Sharma / 16 Nov 2013
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It's time for mango mania
19 Jul 2013
(Food Feature) By Monish Gujral  Come summer and I become a mango maniac...
Malaria remains a major threat, say experts
24 Apr 2013
 (April 25 is World Malaria Day) By Harris Zargar  The number of deaths...
Palika Bazar, now an underground porn hub?
24 Apr 2013
By Rahul Vaishnavi  Bollywood's newest star Sunny Leone is a big draw he...
Kriyananda: An American yoga guru who loved India
22 Apr 2013
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UPA on edge; SP, BSP role crucial in parliament
21 Apr 2013
 New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Support of the Samajwadi Party and the Bahuj...
'Midnight's Children' - a very collaborative affair: Salman Rushdie
21 Apr 2013
By Arun Kumar from Washington Celebrated writer Salman Rushdie is all ove...
'336 percent jump in child rapes in a decade'
IANS / 20 Apr 2013
Amid a public outcry over a brutal sexual assault on a five-year girl he...
Nitish Kumar readies for seminal role
20 Apr 2013
By Amulya Ganguli  After a lacklustre career in the 1990s and the first f...
Newly found Earth-like planets ideal search for SETI to find life in space
20 Apr 2013
Two super-Earth planets, which had been discovered by NASA’s Kepler miss...
Boston suspects revive focus on Russia's restive North Caucasus
20 Apr 2013
By Nabi Abdullaev  As US investigators hunt for evidence about the Boston...
RPG: 'Friendly' takeover tycoon and remarkable man
19 Apr 2013
By Sankar Rama Prasad Goenka (who died April 14) was decidedly the most re...
Chhattisgarh gun battle blow to Andhra Maoists
17 Apr 2013
By Mohammed Shafeeq from Hyderabad The killing of nine Maoists, in...
Trailing kebabs in dust bowls of Asian history
17 Apr 2013
By Monish Gujral Sometimes, one does not know when one is about to embark...
Hydrogen as energy source: Breakthrough in Kolkata lab
17 Apr 2013
By Sahana Ghosh In a two-pronged approach aimed at solving India's energy...
Muslim parties echo minority aspirations in secular India
17 Apr 2013
By M.R. Narayan Swamy  Six decades after India's partition made Muslim p...
Hunger for life-work balance marks Indian youth, says study
IANS / 17 Apr 2013
Gone are the days when earning money, buying a car or a flat were the sole...
Laser liposuction melts fat and tightens skin
16 Apr 2013
Scientists have found a minimally invasive laser treatment that could repla...
Seeing the art in what goes into your mouth
15 Apr 2013
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Feathered friends of India now homeward bound
14 Apr 2013
By Vishal Gulati  They still take the traditional Silk Route. Only, unlik...
Better service delivery: Converting confusion to coordination
14 Apr 2013
The Planning Commission will on Friday launch a unique initiative to help ...
Rama Prasad Goenka: The business titan and takeover king
14 Apr 2013
By Mithun Dasgupta  Long before takeovers became the norm for the countr...
Blow hot, blow cold: Sidhuisms of a differrent kind
IANS / 14 Apr 2013
By Jaideep Sarin from Chandigarh Navjot Singh Sidhu had a chequere...
Short films don't work in India: Zoya Akhtar
14 Apr 2013
By Uma Ramasubramanian from  Mumbai Short films served standalone ...
Have a dedicated channel for documentaries: Mike Pandey
13 Apr 2013
By Aditi Chandra Have dedicated channels for documentaries, educate and b...
Jagan continues to haunt Congress
13 Apr 2013
By Mohammed Shafeeq from Hyderabad The case relating to "dispropo...
45 days after electoral rout, Congress remains leaderless
13 Apr 2013
By Sujit Chakraborty from Agartala Even though the second session of the ...
It's yesterday once more in Bengal
13 Apr 2013
By Amulya Ganguli  Old-timers are likely to see the current prolonged spe...
Slain Indian armymen in South Sudan were outnumbered
12 Apr 2013
By Rohit Bansal from Juba The killers in the tragic ambush of UN peaceke...
How obesity and heart disease lead to high blood pressure
ANI / 12 Apr 2013
A new University of Iowa study has identified a protein within certain bra...
Punjab's ruling elite 'introspects' in Goa!
11 Apr 2013
By Jaideep Sarin from Chandigarh Beaches, casinos, an evening cruise in ...
Tamil film industry more open to fresh stories: Bharatbala
11 Apr 2013
By Haricharan Pudipeddi  As much as Tamil audiences root for commercial ...
I'm not a quitter, will stay in the system: Ashok Khemka
11 Apr 2013
By Jaideep Sarin He has been transferred 43 times in just two decades of ...
'Deny bail to rhino poachers'
11 Apr 2013
Even as the CBI is set to probe the poaching of one-horned rhinos in Assam...
Medical negligence: Father compensated for daughter's death
10 Apr 2013
By Rahul Chhabra  The father of a pregnant woman, who died after a negli...
'Made in India' label should inspire confidence in Africa : Zimbabwean envoy
10 Apr 2013
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Why so serious? Add fun, spunk to everyday things!
10 Apr 2013
By Radhika Bhirani How about using an ashtray in the shape of a squat toi...
Polls in Pak just a sideshow of the ruling military-dominant civilian leadership: Tarek Fatah
ANI / 10 Apr 2013
Mr. Tarek Fatah, a Canadian citizen of Pakistan origin, an author and a j...
Things men should never ask a woman
ANI / 09 Apr 2013
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Undue dependence on central leaders brings skewed importance to Karnataka assembly poll
06 Apr 2013
By V.S. Karnic from Bangalore Karnataka's ruling BJP and its main...
More young people falling prey to hypertension (April 7 is World Health Day)
06 Apr 2013
Azera Parveen Rahman Changing social norms on smoking and drinking and a ...
After intense films, 'Chennai Express' nice change: SRK
06 Apr 2013
By Nivedita from Vancouver Superstar Shah Rukh Khan picks films i...
Student leader's death triggers slugfest, questions on campus politics
06 Apr 2013
By Sirshendu Panth from Kolkata The death of a student leader in ...
India's education system must prepare children for life
05 Apr 2013
By Shashank Vira and Mark Runacres The far-reaching Right To Education Act...
Stereotyping a lesser evil in Indian cinema: Freida Pinto
05 Apr 2013
By Radhika Bhirani  Who says Indian cinema is about stereotypes? Mumbai ...
Policy changes key to affordable housing
05 Apr 2013
By Vinod Behl  Affordable housing is the key to India's realty industry b...
Lost in New Delhi at 98? Khushwant Singh muses
05 Apr 2013
(Book Review) By Madhusree Chatterjee (09:32)  Book: "Khushwantn...
Quiet diplomacy worked with Italy; PM might still visit Pakistan: Salman Khurshid
04 Apr 2013
By Tarun Basu and Ranjana Narayan External Affairs Minister Salman Khursh...
'Chashme Baddoor' - Dum hai, Boss!
04 Apr 2013
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04 Apr 2013
By Amit Chaudhery Emerging amid liberalisation and increasing integration ...
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04 Apr 2013
By Gaurav Sharma from Tamenglong (Manipur) He is a harbinger of change an...
Bar criminals from contesting polls: Former CEC Quraishi
03 Apr 2013
By Amit Agnihotri People accused of rape, murder, kidnapping, dacoity and...
Novartis ruling sifts 'artful' patent from innovation
03 Apr 2013
By Rohit Bansal  India's apex court is in the witness box facing not-so-s...
' I do not believe our future is 5 per cent growth' : Dr. Manmohan Singh
03 Apr 2013
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Short stories reprise in age of Internet, attention deficit
02 Apr 2013
By Madhusree Chatterjee  The magic of a story told in 2,000 words in ret...
'India must wake up to cyber-terrorism'
02 Apr 2013
(First of a two-part series) By Haris Zargar In early March, suspected C...
Hero to heroin: boxer Vijender is NCB's anti-drugs star!
01 Apr 2013
By Jaideep Sarin It was never meant to be an All-Fools Day joke. As the ...
BRICS has arrived, so will the mortar
31 Mar 2013
By Arvind Padmanabhan With Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa c...
Right to Education haunted by teacher shortage?
31 Mar 2013
 (April 1 is the 3rd anniversary of RTE Act's implementation) By Azera Pa...
Zoos with poor facilities may lose elephants
31 Mar 2013
By Richa Sharma Zoos that can't provide enough space and proper facilitie...
Four US lawmakers step into Indian political turd
31 Mar 2013
By Mayank Chhaya Four US lawmakers, who are among a group of visitors spec...
Why Spamhaus Internet attack was good
31 Mar 2013
By Prasanto K. Roy It's been a few days since the worst denial-of-service ...
Indian firms must grab African opportunity: Guinea-Bissau premier
31 Mar 2013
By Biswajit Choudhury If Indian companies do not quickly move into West A...
Cut salt intake, exercise to avoid high BP
31 Mar 2013
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What is Mulayam Singh up to?
30 Mar 2013
By Amit Agnihotri Driven by the ambition of being the prime ministerial n...
Growing clout of regional leaders in India's politics
30 Mar 2013
By Amulya Ganguli Some disadvantages of the decline of national-level part...
Tandoori scion on kebab trail - from Turkey to India
29 Mar 2013
By Madhusree Chatterjee Succulent morsels of meat marinated with spices a...
KJP syndrome ails BJP ahead of assembly polls
29 Mar 2013
 (Karnataka Newsletter) By V.S. Karnic from Bangalore Karnataka's ruling...
Father-son clash haunts Chandy government
29 Mar 2013
(Kerala Newsletter) By Sanu George from Thiruvananthapuram One's heard of...
'Himmatwala': Clueless remake makes original seem much better
29 Mar 2013
By Subhash K. Jha  Film: Himmatwala; Starring: Jeetendra, Sridevi...Oops,...
Away from Goa's beaches, beer and bikinis, butterflies make a mark
28 Mar 2013
by Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Away from Goa's sunny beaches, where beer and bi...
Leech therapy makes a comeback in India
28 Mar 2013
By Haris Zargar A few years ago when Hollywood actress Demi Moore said sh...
Hockey is now more about power than skill: Olympian Jaswant Rajput
28 Mar 2013
By Anurag Dey He was part of the hockey team which won independent India's...
His life is a crusade to make Delhi better
28 Mar 2013
By Rahul Vaishnavi It took Ravi Kalra, now 44, almost 20 years to finally ...
Bollywood more open than southern film industry: Asin
27 Mar 2013
By Ritika Arora The southern film industry is far more traditional than ...
Lizard species rediscovered after 135 years
26 Mar 2013
For over a century and quarter, the tiny Geckoella Jeyporensis, a small li...
Indian cricket in for sterner 'Tests'
26 Mar 2013
By Veturi Srivatsa For the next eight months Indian cricketers can relax a...
Place that transformed Gandhi into 'Mahatma'
26 Mar 2013
 (Durban Diary) By Arvind Padmanabhan  India sent Gandhi to South Afri...
In poll season, Modi faces southern test
IANS / 23 Mar 2013
(Karnataka Newsletter) By V.S. Karnic from Bangalore Scarred by scandal a...
Mayoral poll row clouds budget session
IANS / 23 Mar 2013
(Goa Newsletter) By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar from Panaji The hero during the...
Virbhadra bestowing plum posts on loyalists draws fire
23 Mar 2013
(Himachal Newsletter) By Vishal Gulati from Shimla Septuagenarian Himacha...
Congress, Trinamool set for a patch-up?
23 Mar 2013
(West Bengal Newsletter) By Sirshendu Panthfrom Kolkata Are one-time alli...
Congress vs allies: All sound and fury signifying nothing
23 Mar 2013
By Amulya Ganguli  If the communists were the Manmohan Singh government's...
Myopic view of Sri Lanka won't help anyone
22 Mar 2013
By M.R. Narayan Swamy  After being silent on an issue of global importanc...
Summary of decisions taken by the Cabinet Committee on Investment since 30th January 2013
22 Mar 2013
The Cabinet in its meeting held on 13.12.2012 approved the proposal of D/o...
Nepal reducing poverty faster than India: Oxford study
19 Mar 2013
By Prasun Sonwalkar  Nepal and Bangladesh are reducing poverty faster co...
How to deal with 'bitchy' women at work
ANI / 19 Mar 2013
Bitchy women at work who play emotional and tormenting games are responsib...
60th National Film Awards Announced
PIB / 18 Mar 2013
New Delhi, 18 March.The prestigious 60th National Film Awards for the year ...
Impotence emerging as major cause of divorce: Study
17 Mar 2013
By Richa Sharma Impotence is emerging as a major cause of divorce in Indi...
Arctic Ocean: Strategic implications for India and the region
17 Mar 2013
By Commander (Retd) Neil Gadihoke  Situated right on top of our planet, t...
Three airlines fined: Delhi exporter gets Rs.22 lakh for service deficiency
17 Mar 2013
By Rahul Chhabra Royal Jordanian Airlines, Czechoslovak Airlines (now Cze...
'We are staring at hunger deaths'
17 Mar 2013
By Gaurav Sharma  Tamenglong (Manipur), March 17 (IANS) Zingkeulak, 55, ...
This campus is 75 percent paper-free
14 Mar 2013
By Ritika Sharma from Nepra (Punjab) At a time when the world is increasi...
Do not take sleep disorder lightly
14 Mar 2013
(March 15 is World Sleep Day) Doctors have cautioned against apathy to see...
Was Srinagar fidayeen attack a one-off incident?
14 Mar 2013
By Sheikh Qayoom The deadly fidayeen (suicide attack) strike in Srinagar W...
Piracy lies at the heart of India-Italy showdown
13 Mar 2013
By Commander (Retd) Neil Gadihoke In response to the sudden u-turn by the ...
Media could pull thoughts of war out: Afghan minister
13 Mar 2013
By Mauli Buch  Din Mohammad Mobariz Rashidi, Afghanistan's deputy minist...
By June, water information only a click away
13 Mar 2013
By Prashant Sood Amid growing concerns over the quality and availability ...
Karnataka municipal polls results at a glance
IANS / 11 Mar 2013
Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was routed in the urban lo...
Can the Yamuna be saved?
09 Mar 2013
By Brij Khandelwal Even as thousands are undertaking a march from Mathura...
Obama in global trade talks to sway India, China?
09 Mar 2013
President Barack Obama has initiated a global round of trade talks encompa...
Race for prime minister still wide open
09 Mar 2013
By Amulya Ganguli While Narendra Modi's diatribes at a Bharatiya Janata P...
Asia, Middle East, Africa to fuel civil chopper demand
09 Mar 2013
Asia, the Middle East and Africa will lead the charge as the demand for ne...
Twitter reaction doesn't reflect public opinion: Study
06 Mar 2013
Media outlets across the US often use social media websites like Twitter t...
Work-from-home, or WFH culture, gains popularity in India
06 Mar 2013
  By Azera Parveen Rahman Mondeep Dutta is a full-time employee in a we...
Hugo Chavez: Charismatic leader who raised Venezuela's profile
05 Mar 2013
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who died after battling cancer, was a to...
India's defence budget needs to match strategic expectations
05 Mar 2013
By Commander (Retd.) Neil Gadihoke   India's defence budget has been har...
Tech-secure: Women use mobile apps to ensure safety
05 Mar 2013
By Komal Guglani  With the gruesome Delhi gang-rape fresh in their minds...
Chipping through 100 feet of snow to open a mountain pass
04 Mar 2013
(Letter from Manali) By Vishal Gulati from Manali Ahead of them stands a ...
Want to make Delhi a place that everybody loves: Sheila Dikshit
03 Mar 2013
By Kavita Bajeli-Datt & Gaurav Sharma Delhi's Chief Minister Sheila Diksh...
Science finds more takers at college level
03 Mar 2013
By Richa Sharma There is good news for future of science in India. A stud...
Now hospitals will have movie lounge, spa, et al
03 Mar 2013
A full-fledged movie lounge, a spa, a gym and fast food outlets - a multi-...
Who began the violence? The how and why of Partition
02 Mar 2013
By Ishtiaq Ahmed  The partition of the Punjab in mid-August 1947 took pla...
India's rail budget assures safety, comfort with no fare hike
26 Feb 2013
By Amit Agnihotri  Train fares remain unchanged. Charges on some service...
Oscar fever subsides: Wrong choices?
25 Feb 2013
By Subhash K. Jha  So in spite of some scathing pre-Oscar reviews critic...
'India's youth unaware of country's rich heritage'
24 Feb 2013
By Nivedita  India's youth is unaware of the country's rich culture and ...
India urged to turn its gaze on the Maghreb
24 Feb 2013
By Ranjana Narayan It's time India turned its attention to the countries ...
'You can find magic in anything, if you set your heart on it'
23 Feb 2013
By Manick Sorcar I have unforgettable memories of growing up in Calcutta, ...
Young Egyptians want revolution in society, family too: Egyptian writer
23 Feb 2013
By Madhusree Chatterjee  Noted Egyptian writer and columnist Ahdaf Souei...
Kai Po Che': Marvellously-made coming-of-age account
22 Feb 2013
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Bonjour India, Namaste France
21 Feb 2013
By Rajiv Bhatia Cultural and scholarly fascination has ensured that India ...
Housewife chefs: Delivering home food in star hotels
17 Feb 2013
By Azera Parveen Rahman  It's nearly lunch time and homemaker Sangya Pan...
Quality of higher education in India worrisome: Jamia VC
17 Feb 2013
By Meha Mathur  The quality of higher education in India is worrisome wi...
Arab Spring and Maghreb: Morocco's distinctive model
17 Feb 2013
By Larbi Reffou  The winds of the "Arab Spring" were channeled by Morocco...
Time for Kerala media to introspect
16 Feb 2013
(Opinion) By Sanu George Even as the three pillars of democracy -- legis...
Mamata's Bengal: 'Pariborton' for the worse!
16 Feb 2013
By Amulya Ganguli  Nowhere is the politician-criminal nexus more apparent...
Murder 3': Slick thriller that delivers knockout after slow start
15 Feb 2013
(Hindi Film Review) By Subhash K. Jha  Film: Murder 3; Starring: Aditi R...
We need originality in our films: Anupam Kher
15 Feb 2013
By Priyanka Sharma India needs to make movies that are original and come ...
Ghalib's tomb, house lie forlorn on 144th death anniversary
15 Feb 2013
By Firoz Bakht Ahmed "Koi virani si virani hai/Dasht ko dekh ke ghar yaad ...
Rate cut may not engender growth in absence of investment push by Government
14 Feb 2013
By CHANDRA SHEKHAR After prolonged dilly-dallying, Reserve Bank in its ...
Competition on TV is intimidating: Sanjay Leela Bhansali
14 Feb 2013
By Subhash K. Jha Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, who is entering the cl...
Should sex be work, at all?
14 Feb 2013
By Anurag Dey from Kolkata On Valentine's Day, when love is celebrated a...
Love is not blind, it's in the mind!
14 Feb 2013
By Santhosh Babu  Though Valentine's Day originally did not have anything...
Ex-Maldivian president takes refuge in Indian mission
13 Feb 2013
The political crisis in the Maldives took a dramatic twist when former pre...
Indian cinema is still a cottage industry: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra
13 Feb 2013
By Radhika Bhirani The Indian film industry, pegged at over $3 billion, p...
India's universities crying for better leadership
13 Feb 2013
By Arun Nigavekar India's higher and professional education system is pass...
Nude studies central to Indian art history: New book
12 Feb 2013
By Madhusree Chatterjee The study of the nude has been central to the his...
Grasping The Reality
10 Feb 2013
By Joginder Singh A Government Minister has expressed dissatisfaction with...
Modi and mandir: Hobson's choice for BJP
10 Feb 2013
By Amulya Ganguli Narendra Modi may have performed with aplomb at his firs...
"How is a male who is capable of having sex forcibly a juvenile?"--Om Puri
10 Feb 2013
By Subhash K. Jha Om Puri now lashes out at the moral brigade for barking...
India clears hydropower project on Brahmaputra to counter China?
10 Feb 2013
By Ranjana Narayan  With China seemingly on a dam-constructing spree ove...
Unlike West, publishing growing in India
10 Feb 2013
By Madhusree Chatterjee The printed book is still sought after by readers...
Management lessons from Kumbh
10 Feb 2013
By Santhosh Babu There are management lessons for leaders in large gatheri...
Mamata's 'whip' remark to security men draws whiplash
09 Feb 2013
By Sirshendu Panth  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's outburs...
Cauvery row shakes up people and political parties
09 Feb 2013
By V.S. Karnic  The Cauvery is hailed as Karnataka's 'jeeva nadi' (lifel...
11 months on, Akhilesh Yadav begins calling the shots
09 Feb 2013
By Mohit Dubey Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav is finally wal...
Sukhbir wants to expand Akali Dal base
09 Feb 2013
By Jaideep Sarin  Fresh with his victory at the recent Delhi Sikh Gurdwa...
Afzal Guru: Ends of justice and of politics
09 Feb 2013
By Amulya Ganguli  The government took a longer time to hang Afzal Guru t...
Timeline of events after Dec 13 parliament attack
08 Feb 2013
Afzal Guru, convicted for masterminding the attack on India's parliament i...
'Anybody Can Dance': Dances all the way, nothing else grooves
08 Feb 2013
(Hindi Film Review) By Subhash K. Jha Film: Anybody Can Dance(ABCD); Star...
'Special 26' entertaining and engaging caper-thriller
08 Feb 2013
By Subhash K. Jha Film: "Special 26"; Writer-director: Neeraj Pandey; Cast...
Economic growth may slump to decade low at 5 percent
07 Feb 2013
 India's economic growth is estimated to slump to 5 percent in the curren...
If it's Valentine's Day, it's got to be roses
06 Feb 2013
  Orchids and lilies, hydrangeas and heliconias, anthuriums and birds of ...
Indian Army to get US ultra-light howitzers this year
06 Feb 2013
By Gulshan Luthra The Indian Army is set to get the first lot of 145 ultr...
Upcoming southern remakes in Bollywood
06 Feb 2013
By Haricharan Pudipeddi   With as many as 10 remakes in the offing and ...
There's someone, but not getting married right now: Zeenat Aman
06 Feb 2013
By Subhash K .Jha So beautiful and so ahead of her times, Zeenat Aman, wh...
Getting snappy: Congress to use social media to reach out
03 Feb 2013
By Amit Agnihotri Getting snappy with quick responses on Twitter and Face...
Better deal in offing for property buyers
03 Feb 2013
By Vinod Behl   An order by anti-trust regulator Competition Commission ...
No India think tank in Global 50!
02 Feb 2013
By Rohit Bansal  Not one Indian think tank figures in the Global 50 annua...
Faith stifles free speech in India
02 Feb 2013
By Amulya Ganguli  Both Hindu and Muslim fanatics are up in arms against ...
Beware of being catfished online!
01 Feb 2013
By Sasha Horne You can't fish without bait. But in the wake of a...
Official Amendments to Lokpal and Lokayuktas Bill 2011
01 Feb 2013
  Salient features of amendments to lokpal and lokayuktas bill 2011 appro...
I never left this industry: Ameesha Patel
01 Feb 2013
By Uma Ramasubramanian Comebacks are for those who get married and have k...
'Mai...' - teaches you how to value elders
01 Feb 2013
 By Subhash K.Jha Film: "Mai..."; Actors: Asha Bhosle, Padmini...
Cultural terrorism: Idea of India threatened
31 Jan 2013
By Minu Jain Shah Rukh Khan one day and Kamal Haasan the next. Is it mere ...
What's at the core of Apple's next big thing?
30 Jan 2013
By Sasha Horne  A look at Apple's finances suggests the company that revo...
I had declined 'Ae mere watan ke logon': Lata Mangeshkar
29 Jan 2013
By Subhash K. Jha Reminiscing about the song that continues to resound at...
The how and why of Shia killings in Pakistan
29 Jan 2013
By Alok Bansal  On Jan 10, over 100 people were killed and 200 injured in...
Court backs vehicle owner, slams finance company
29 Jan 2013
By Rahul Chhabra In a warning to finance companies, India's apex consumer...
India's central bank cuts key rates, loans may get cheaper
29 Jan 2013
Interest rates on automobile, housing and commercial loans could come down...
India's K-15 launch: Defence scientists do nation proud
28 Jan 2013
By Arun Prakash The reason why nations place a significant part of their n...
Lucky to be working with Bollywood: Author Chetan Bhagat
28 Jan 2013
By Aastha Khurana  Bestselling novelist Chetan Bhagat has now turned a B...
The conflict in Mali: Time India spoke, acted
28 Jan 2013
By Saroj Mohanty  "Going to Timbuktu". This bit of a statement, made ofte...
More youth to get key Congress roles: Digvijaya Singh
28 Jan 2013
By Amit Agnihotri More youth could be given key roles in the party after ...
BJP's 'galaxy' - more liability than asset
26 Jan 2013
By Amulya Ganguli  For all of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Ja...
Padma Awards Announced
25 Jan 2013
President has approved the conferment of 108 Padma Awards. These comprise ...
Patriotic song 'Ae Mere Watan Ke Logon
25 Jan 2013
By Quaid Najmi It is a song that is sung on every patriotic occasion, had...
Congress on erase Vajpayee name mission
25 Jan 2013
By Vishal Gulati  "What's in a name?" Quite a bit, if it's Himachal Prad...
New evidence of indentured Indians' mass graves in Suriname
23 Jan 2013
By Shubha Singh As the Suriname government granted permission in early Ja...
Does Rajnath Singh have a magic potion for BJP?
23 Jan 2013
By Mohit Dubey Does Rajnath Singh, a physics lecturer-turned-politician n...
India and EU link up their SMEs
23 Jan 2013
By Ranjana Narayan Even as a free trade agreement with the European Union...
'For a woman's safety, mindsets need changing'
23 Jan 2013
By Azera Parveen Rahman New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) The gruesome gang-rape a...
Chautala never enjoyed the same political status that his father Devi Lal
22 Jan 2013
By Jaideep Sarin Convicted and condemned to prison for 10 years, Indian ...
In shadow of a row, Mahasweta Devi to open Jaipur lit fest
22 Jan 2013
The curtain will go up on the DSC Jaipur Literatutre Festival 2013 Jan 24-...
Testing times ahead for Rahul
21 Jan 2013
By Amit Agnihotri  A special Congress session over the weekend formally ...
Nothing is unfilmable: Salman Rushdie
21 Jan 2013
By Subhash K. Jha from Mumbai "Nothing is unfilmable," says author Salman...
India must change its Colombo policy, pleads Sri Lankan MP
21 Jan 2013
By M.R. Narayan Swamy A prominent Sri Lankan MP wants India to change its...
Congress must develop leaders who can run country: Rahul
20 Jan 2013
By Amit Agnihotri and Rahul Vaishnavi from Jaipur Saying that the party an...
Highlights of Rahul Gandhi's speech
20 Jan 2013
Newly-appointed Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi gave an emotionally-c...
Highlights of Rahul Gandhi's speech
20 Jan 2013
Newly-appointed Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi gave an emotionally-c...
Co-education the problem, education girls separately: Jamaat chief
20 Jan 2013
By Mohammed Shafeeq from Hydeabad It is good to educate girls, but they s...
Chasing and killing man is not self-defence: SC
20 Jan 2013
By Parmod Kumar  An accused cannot invoke a self-defence plea after chas...
Congress connects to young India, Rahul Gandhi is party's face for 2014
19 Jan 2013
By Amit Agnihotri from Jaipur In a clear message of the party's generatio...
Arabul's arrest: Mamata's rajdharma or eyewash?
19 Jan 2013
By Sirshendu Panth from Kolkata Days after top party leaders heaped prais...
Congress takes on Punjab speaker over Majithia video
19 Jan 2013
By Jaideep Sarin from Chandigarh The Congress in Punjab has got involved...
'Gender discrimination in India worse than sub-Saharan Africa'
19 Jan 2013
Discrimination against women in India was higher than even the poorest Sub...
BJP's individuality vs Congress' collective showBJP's individuality vs Congress' collective show
19 Jan 2013
By V.S. Karnic form Bangalore For the first time, Karnataka is set to see ...
Jagdish Mali's family plans legal action against Mink?
19 Jan 2013
By Subhash K. Jha  The shocking report of eminent photo-journalist and A...
Gang-rape outrage redux: Goans rally around 7-year victim
19 Jan 2013
A seven-year-old girl who was raped and found shivering in a school toilet...
Chautala arrests changes contours of Haryana politics
18 Jan 2013
By Jaideep Sarin The conviction and arrest of its two most senior leaders...
I want to sing with Amitji: Lata
17 Jan 2013
Interviewed By Subhash K. Jha Singing legend Lata Mangeshkar has launched...
Delhi by night - many cops but so few women
16 Jan 2013
(One month after Dec 16 gang-rape) By Rajnish Singh  Many more policemen...
Indian Navy gets its most sophisticated system yet in P8-I maritime aircraft
16 Jan 2013
By Gulshan Luthra The Boeing P8-I long-range maritime reconnaissance airc...
Setback for INLD as Chautalas convicted, arrested
16 Jan 2013
The Indian National Lok Dal (INLD), Haryana's main opposition party, recei...
PM, army talk tough, Pakistan in denial mode over killings
15 Jan 2013
The perennially brittle India-Pakistan relations took a hit Tuesday as Pri...
PM talks tough with Pakistan after soldiers' killings
15 Jan 2013
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Tuesday that ...
European media: From India shining to India tarnished
14 Jan 2013
By Alpana Varma from Zurich The dire situation of Indian women is now und...
Karnataka politicians' prediction, polarisation and predilection
14 Jan 2013
By V S Karnic Karnataka politicians of all hues have been busy for months...
Naga sadhus lead Kumbh festivities, thousands take holy dip
14 Jan 2013
By Mohit Dubey Allahabad, Jan 14 (IANS) The world's largest gathering of...
Indian men conservative: British designer
13 Jan 2013
By Nivedita Men make cautious buyers, but Indian men are even more conser...
A Mumbaikar's secret family treasure
13 Jan 2013
By Quaid Najmi  Few know about Indira Niwas, a ramshackle two-storeyed c...
Potent brew: Politicians, policemen, drug-traffickers
12 Jan 2013
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar (from Panaji The political hand in Goa's drug m...
Governor versus Bengal government: Replaying history
12 Jan 2013
By Sirshendu Panth from Kolkata Tussles between the governor and the stat...
Border violations: India may look at 'other options' : Air Chief Marshal N.A.K. Browne
12 Jan 2013
India may have to "think of some other options" if Pakistan continues to v...
Reach of Carnatic music beyond what we think: Bombay Jayashri Ramnath
12 Jan 2013
By Venkatachari Jagannathan from Chennai The Tamil lullaby "Kanney Kanman...
For political gain, government needs to act firm
11 Jan 2013
By Amulya Ganguli  Whether because of political ineptitude, administrativ...
Alarming rise in mercury levels in Asia: UN
10 Jan 2013
Communities in developing countries especially in Asia are facing increasi...
Soldiers' decapitation: India rejects Pakistan demand for UN probe
10 Jan 2013
India Thursday rejected Pakistan's demand that the UN be asked to probe al...
Latest in Bollywood: Actresses play journalist
10 Jan 2013
By Priyanka Sharma Film stars may have a love-hate relationship with the ...
All actors have become businessmen, regrets Kamal Haasan
08 Jan 2013
By Uma Ramasubramanian He has a filmography of 150 and enjoys superstar s...
Women are equal, men need to manage the change
08 Jan 2013
By Ravindra Gaekwad Management of change is always a challenging task and ...
Why criminal cases crawl through Indian courts
07 Jan 2013
By Parmod Kumar When Angammal was being sexually abused inside a police s...
I was a bit dishonest, says Kulbhushan Kharbanda
06 Jan 2013
By Madhusree Chatterjee Veteran Bollywood actor Kulbhushan Kharbanda mark...
Parents' migration can help, but also affect childhood
06 Jan 2013
Parents' migration for jobs may bring economic advantages to children, but...
SMS system to help poll panel monitor 2014 elections
06 Jan 2013
By Amit Agnihotri In another technological leap forward from the 2009 gen...
Multicultrual India to boost faith tourism
06 Jan 2013
By Saroj Mohanty Multicultural India is planning to pitch faith tourism b...
Sit up and take notice of women, says Big B
06 Jan 2013
Amitabh Bachchan says Sunmeet Kaur Sawhney, who has won Rs.5 crore in a si...
Unlocking irritants to India-Bangladesh trade
06 Jan 2013
By Ranjana Narayan India and Bangladesh have much to gain by opening up m...
Is terrorism reviving in Punjab? Who's to be believed?
05 Jan 2013
By Jaideep Sarin Just a few months after he was hand-picked by Punjab's D...
Internet spews out 830 million tonnes of CO2
05 Jan 2013
Internet, video and other cloud services, which comprise information commu...
Gang-rape accused on 'suicide watch'
04 Jan 2013
By Alok Singh All five accused in the heinous gang-rape and murder of a 2...
Oily fish is best brain nutrition
04 Jan 2013
By Mohammed Shafeeq In an age of technological advancements, the reading...
In Punjab, Jatts do it!
03 Jan 2013
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, Jan 3 (IANS) "Jatts the way aha aha" they ...
Seize the moment, shift burden of shame to accused
03 Jan 2013
By Minu Jain When the outrage ebbs, when people get back to work and stude...
Braving illness - and the clammy cold outside AIIMS
03 Jan 2013
By Anjali Ojha The cold is intense, the ground icy and the skies above a ...
Charges may include bid to run bus over gang-rape victim
01 Jan 2013
Ram Singh, the driver of the bus in which the Dec 16 gang-rape took place,...
'Let's turn Jantar Mantar into Tahrir Square!'
01 Jan 2013
By M.R. Narayan Swamy  It has been four days since the gang-rape victim ...
Rao was a leader who inspired many. I too am one of them : PRANAB MUKHERJEE
31 Dec 2012
1. I am indeed happy to be here today to deliver the first memorial lect...
Every actor is an attention seeker: Anushka Sharma
31 Dec 2012
By Anjuri Nayar Hailing from an army background, Anushka Sharma has led a...
2013 will be challenging, uncertain for Indian IT industry
31 Dec 2012
The information technology industry in India has a challenging and an unce...
Women's security: Time to establish accountability
31 Dec 2012
By B.R.P.Bhaskar Leaderless and unorganised groups of young men and women ...
Supreme Court continued its judicial activism in 2012
30 Dec 2012
by Parmod Kumar  From ruling that sleep was a fundamental right to urgin...
Judiciary must stand up to public scrutiny: Author Dilip D'Souza
30 Dec 2012
By Sourabh Gupta As India's slow justice system occupies national attenti...
'Worst Communicators of the Year' award should go to government
30 Dec 2012
By Sanjiv Kataria Billionaire Warren Buffet once said that reputation is b...
Gang-raped woman cremated; public kept at bay
30 Dec 2012
 The body of the 23-year-old gang-rape victim, who became the focus of pr...
Muslim quota proposal triggers political storm
29 Dec 2012
By Mohit Dubey The promise by the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) to move a re...
The journey to death began with a movie...
29 Dec 2012
The gang-rape victim who died in Singapore was headed home after an evenin...
At yearend, Congress has the edge
29 Dec 2012
By Amulya Ganguli Even as the Manmohan Singh government's woes continued w...
On another night in Delhi - but this rape was foiled
29 Dec 2012
By M.R. Narayan Swamy Some years ago I played a small role in saving a you...
In a democracy, government needs to connect with people
29 Dec 2012
By Ravi M. Khanna Pragmatic politicians in a democracy would always want t...
Lunch hour dispute: insurance firm to pay jeweller Rs.10 lakh
28 Dec 2012
By Rahul Chhabra Rejecting the argument that business hours at a jewellery...
Ills of India's power sector in spotlight after blackout
28 Dec 2012
The ills of India's power sector came under sharper focus in 2012 due to t...
Difficult economic situation to continue in 2013: Ratan Tata (19:12)
28 Dec 2012
The difficult economic environment that has strained the performance of c...
Piracy remains a global security threat
28 Dec 2012
By Commander (retd) Neil Gadihoke Somali pirates have finally released the...
Sikhism: A symbol of India's secular ethos
27 Dec 2012
By Madhusree Chatterjee Title: Sikh Heritage: Ethos & Relics, Authors: B...
Fast-track courts, witness protection needed in rape cases: Lawyers
27 Dec 2012
By Rahul Vaishnavi (14:16)  New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Over 2,500 ...
Milestones achieved under Ratan Tata
27 Dec 2012
Ratan Tata, chairman of the Tata Group who steps down Friday, also had the...
Gangrape victim flown to Singapore for treatment
26 Dec 2012
The 23-year-old grievously injured gangrape victim was late Wednesday nigh...
2012 : Streets to Tweets: Social media topped India's tech trends
26 Dec 2012
What a year! Many in India, especially youth who haven't been through wors...
Bumpy ride for automakers but road ahead seems smooth
Venkatachari Jagannathan / 26 Dec 2012
The Indian auto industry hopes the New Year will usher in good times again...
India's oil economy saw baby steps in fuel pricing reforms in 2012
25 Dec 2012
By Biswajit Choudhury A record hike in retail prices of transport fuels a...
At 40, Pooja Bhatt wants roles to suit her age
25 Dec 2012
It has been over a decade since Pooja Bhatt has been seen on the big scree...
India, Russia sign 10 pacts, progress on nuke front
24 Dec 2012
Bolstering their multi-faceted ties, India and Russia Monday signed 10 agr...
Putin visit: Krishna to Kudankulam on Indian agenda (Comment)
23 Dec 2012
By Rohit Bansal  Exactly a year ago, a news-break by IANS rocked the Indi...
Unique historical treasures of India to be on show
23 Dec 2012
By M.R. Narayan Swamy Some of the rarest archaeological finds in India in ...
2012 : India suffered worst slowdown in decade despite reforms push
23 Dec 2012
The Indian economy suffered its worst slowdown in almost a decade, with th...
Sachin Tendulkar: Man who became god
23 Dec 2012
 It did not take much for the cricket pundits to spot a genius in Sachin ...
Gender decorum should be taught in schools: Writer
22 Dec 2012
By Madhusree Chatterjee As a 23-year-old brutalised and gangraped victim ...
Death sentence may not deter rapists: Amnesty chief
22 Dec 2012
By M.R. Narayan Swamy  The outrage sparked off by the torture and rape o...
Banerjee government's run-ins with the judiciary
22 Dec 2012
By Sirshendu Panth Mamata Banerjee's government in West Bengal seems to b...
BJP wishes Yeddyurappa will flop like Gujarat's Keshubhai Patel
22 Dec 2012
By V.S. Karnic Karnataka's ruling BJP, battered by corruption scandals an...
From streets to Raisina Hill, call for justice grows for rape victim
21 Dec 2012
Seething with anger, hundreds of people Friday came out on the roads wavin...
Retrospect 2012 : Wedding bells for five Bollywood beauties!
21 Dec 2012
By Radhika Bhirani  Marriage is no more a roadblock for Bollywood beauti...
The tube rediscovers mythological shows 2012 in Retrospect
21 Dec 2012
By Anjuri Nayar It's a known fact that viewers crave for a daily dose of...
Leslie Claudius: A true legend of hockey (Obituary)
21 Dec 2012
By Anurag Dey Leslie Walter Claudius was a hockey legend in the truest se...
Will Ganges flow clean during Maha Kumbh 2013? Unlikely
20 Dec 2012
By Mohit Dubey Will the Ganges flow clean during the Maha Kumbh 2013 - ar...
'Asians good at badminton because they're disciplined'
20 Dec 2012
By Sandip Sikdar How come badminton is dominated by Asians? Could it be t...
India, ASEAN upgrade ties to strategic plane, seal pact on FTA in investments
IANS / 20 Dec 2012
Unveiling the vision of a resurgent and integrated Asia, India and the 10-...
Cry of an anguished working woman
20 Dec 2012
By Kavita Bajeli-Datt The horrific rape of a 23-year-old woman by a gang o...
Modi's success can deepen BJP's divisive image (Comment)
IANS / 20 Dec 2012
By Amulya Ganguli The three-dimensional images of himself which Narendra M...
What ails rape investigation in India?
19 Dec 2012
By Aruna Kashyap The outrage following the gang-rape of a young woman i...
Cholesterol patterns reflected in gut bugs: Researchers
19 Dec 2012
Bugs that colonise the gastrointestinal tract of mammals have long been kn...
Ghana: Indian investors more welcome than Chinese
19 Dec 2012
By Francis Kokutse from Accra Even though China has overtaken India among...
Nobody safe in Delhi, says anguished court
19 Dec 2012
"Nobody is safe here," the Delhi High Court remarked Wednesday as it took ...
Will Shimla see a white Christmas?
18 Dec 2012
By Vishal Gulati  Tourists are drawn by snow in Shimla on Christmas. Will...
Gang-rape victim still critical, India cries for justice
18 Dec 2012
Anger, grief and outrage ..it all spilled over Tuesday as a 23-year-old co...
Land bill will ensure fair compensation, encourage investors: Jairam Ramesh
16 Dec 2012
By Amit Agnihotri  The much-awaited land acquisition bill okayed by the ...
India-Pakistan liberal visa regime kicks off; Malik equates terror with Babri
14 Dec 2012
India and Pakistan Friday made operational a liberalized visa regime for m...
Ravi Shankar was a miracle man: Amjad Ali Khan
14 Dec 2012
By Subhash K. Jha Ustad Amjad Ali Khan fondly called late Pandit Ravi Sha...
What's the mystery of the Indira-Abdullah accord?
14 Dec 2012
By Sheikh Qayoom from Srinagar For nearly 37 years, Jammu and Kashmir's r...
Over 12 million vote in Gujarat battle round one
13 Dec 2012
More than 12 million people voted in Gujarat Thursday in elections that ha...
The business route to South Asian integration
13 Dec 2012
By Saroj Mohanty In line with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's vision of a ...
Bihar mukhiyas leave Pajeros for real horse power
12 Dec 2012
By Imran Khan from Sonepur (Bihar) Call it horse power if you will. Forge...
Timeline of Dec 13 parliament attack
12 Dec 2012
* Dec 13, 2001: Five terrorists enter the parliament complex and open indi...
RIP Ravi Shankar: the sitar gently weeps
12 Dec 2012
He was a classical musician in the purest sense and was also dubbed the 'g...
Promotion quota bill - what it is about (To go with Congress does balancing act over job quota bill)
11 Dec 2012
* The Constitution (One hundred and seventeenth) Amendment Bill, introduce...
I can look back at life with satisfaction, surprise: Dilip Kumar
11 Dec 2012
By Subhash K. Jha On his 90th birthday Tuesday, thespian Dilip Kumar, who...
Glamorous roles too need acting talent: Deepika Padukone
10 Dec 2012
By Anjuri Nayar She has done glamorous as well as non-glamorous roles but...
'Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru shows no fear of death' (Dec 13 is the 11th anniversary of the parliament attack)
09 Dec 2012
By Rajnish Singh For 11 years he has been incarcerated in a 16x12 foot hi...
Polar bears could be extinct in 25 years'
09 Dec 2012
By Rajat Ghai  For a millennium, the majestic, lily-white polar bear has...
With parliament victory, UPA on firmer wicket (Comment)
08 Dec 2012
By Amulya Ganguli The consolation which the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) i...
Fair to women and East Asians Moustaches wars not (The Funny Side) By Nury Vittachi
07 Dec 2012
Picture the scene. A banker, reluctant to give out a large cash loan to a ...
Revisiting a historic Ayodhya - secular and diverse
07 Dec 2012
A 16th century historical work tells of an Afghan army which went out of A...
Dialogue and bridge-making in the subcontinent, the Mira Nair way
07 Dec 2012
By Priyanka Sharma  Helming "The Reluctant Fundamentalist", shot in Indi...
Former PM Rao felt 'betrayed' by BJP (20 years after Babri demolition)
05 Dec 2012
Former prime minister P.V. Narasimha Rao, often held responsible through h...
Impact of Corruption on Administration
05 Dec 2012
Corruption undermines democracy and the rule of law, leads to violations of...
Hatred politics doesn't pay: Mark Tully
05 Dec 2012
(20 years after Babri demolition) Interview by Prashant Sood  India has ...
Government wins FDI vote - SP, BSP help out
05 Dec 2012
 New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) The Manmohan Singh-led government saved itself ...
SMS at 20: Quick, cheap, easy and here to stay
04 Dec 2012
By Prasanto K. Roy  Don't let anyone tell you that SMS is dying! It's the...
2012: what a leap year for small screen!
04 Dec 2012
By Yashika Mathur The year 2012 has been a 'leap' year in every which way...
Ayodhya temple: BJP's fraudulent religiosity
04 Dec 2012
(Dec 6 is the 20th anniversary of the Babri Masjid's demolition) By Amulya...
Star system has helped Bollywood flourish: Zoya Akhtar
03 Dec 2012
By Uma Ramasubramanian Filmmaker Zoya Akhtar strongly believes in Bollywo...
Miss Tibet pageant moves out of Dalai Lama's abode
03 Dec 2012
By Vishal Gulati The Miss Tibet pageant, an event that helps the exiled c...
Manuscript of 212-year-old dictionary of Indian languages found
02 Dec 2012
From London The manuscript of a 212-year-old dictionary written by a Bri...
Startup Village motto: Think big, start small
02 Dec 2012
By Sanu George from Kochi The Startup Village here began on a modest scal...
Countries which have tried cash transfers
02 Dec 2012
Many countries have experimented with cash transfers to improve social, eco...
More glamour than business at fashion week
01 Dec 2012
By Nivedita from Candolim (Goa) From Indian names including Zeena...
Gujral: Gentleman politician who sought peace with neighbours
01 Dec 2012
By Shubha Singh  Inder Kumar Gujral was India's prime minister for a brie...
Will OBCs be the deciders for Gujarat polls?
01 Dec 2012
By Rajat Ghai If there is one community that holds the answers to who wil...
Will cash transfers be the new game-changer?
01 Dec 2012
By Amulya Ganguli (15:10)  The belief in the Sonia Gandhi-led Nat...
Yeddyurappa: From rice mill clerk to BJP strongman-turned-albatross
01 Dec 2012
A staunch Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) man, B.S. Yeddyurappa, who Fr...
World's worst hotel is surely somewhere in Asia
01 Dec 2012
By Nury Vittachi Frequent travellers in Asia (i.e., this columnist and hi...
Why a military coup is impossible in Russia (Comment)
IANS / 01 Dec 2012
By Alexandra Odynova  Two senior officers are currently on trial in Russi...
Salient features of Lokpal bill
01 Dec 2012
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Select Committee Friday presented in the Rajy...
Should it be no work, no pay for MPs?
25 Nov 2012
By Prashant Sood Yet one more parliament session is set to go the way of ...
Education in Taliban areas priority: Pakistani minister
25 Nov 2012
By Anjali Ojha As teen activist Malala Yousafzai recovers after being sho...
A 'Pakistan' where Kasab's hanging was celebrated
25 Nov 2012
By Imran Khan from Purnea (Bihar) Days after the execution of Pakistani n...
Gujarat's Dalits: Nobody's babies even in election time
25 Nov 2012
By Rajat Ghai from Ahmedabad As the poll battle intensifies in Gujarat, t...
Is SP playing 'dangerous' politics with Muslims?
25 Nov 2012
By Mohit Dubey fromLucknow Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav an...
Drug pricing: Which way will India go? (Comment)
25 Nov 2012
By Rohit Bansal Foreign investors, and not just the ones invested in pharm...
India and China negotiate film co-production deal
25 Nov 2012
By Saroj Mohanty  Filmmakers and studios in India can look forward to br...
India a hot spot for pink travellers
22 Nov 2012
By Sahana Ghosh  Thanks to Indian gay-tour operators, the lesbian, gay, ...
Unearthing history: Indian workers killed 110 years ago in Suriname
22 Nov 2012
By Shubha Singh An archaeologist's plans to locate the graves of Indian i...
Winter smog is not an act of God (Comment)
22 Nov 2012
By Anumita Roychowdhury  During the first week of November, Delhi went un...
Kasab: A four-year trial ending with death
21 Nov 2012
By Mauli Buch from Mumbai In what will be remembered as one of the fastes...
Usually slow government acted decisively on Kasab hanging
21 Nov 2012
For once, the government, usually found dithering in crucial decision-maki...
Vulture population stabilises in India, Nepal
21 Nov 2012
The decline of three of Asia's critically endangered vulture species, the ...
India outraged: voices rise in crescendo against 'Facebook arrests'
20 Nov 2012
Oppressive, deplorable, arbitrary… the adjectives flew freely Tuesday as...
Cops piece together sequence of Chadhas' bloody shootout
19 Nov 2012
Delhi Police Monday finally managed to piece together the sequence of even...
BJP's poll poser - how to net Gujarat's Muslim vote
18 Nov 2012
By Rajat Ghai Will Gujarat's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) manage t...
Kolkata Film Festival: Much ado about nothing?
18 Nov 2012
By Anurag Dey from Kolkata While its organisers may make tall claims, the...
Did Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose end up in Russia?
17 Nov 2012
British inquiries into Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's reported death on Aug ...
Can Uddhav carry forth Bal Thackeray's legacy?
17 Nov 2012
By Quaid Najmi from Mumbai Well before his death Saturday, Shiv Sena patr...
Bal Thackeray: The tiger roars no more
17 Nov 2012
By Quaid Najmi  You loved him, you hated him, but you never could ignore...
PM's Pakistan visit unlikely, India needs 26/11 'balm'
16 Nov 2012
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's much-speculated visit to Pakistan seems ex...
Is Mulayam gearing up to 'divorce' UPA?
16 Nov 2012
 By Mohit Dubey  Known for his wrestling moves during his days in home ...
We're getting stupid: Here's proof
15 Nov 2012
By Nury Vittachi  Human intelligence peaked a couple of thousand years ag...
JTHJ: Fall in love with love again by Subhash K. Jha
14 Nov 2012
Film: Jab Tak Hai Jaan; Starring: Shah Rukh Khan, Katrina Kaif, Anushka Sha...
Children's Day means little to the malnourished
13 Nov 2012
By Prathiba Raju  Five-year-old Payal has patchy brown hair and her hand...
Doctor to pay Rs.5 lakh for botched up abortion
13 Nov 2012
By Rahul Chhabra from New Delhi The city's top consumer court has asked a...
I'm just a call away for overseas Indians: Vayalar Ravi
12 Nov 2012
By Malavika Vettath Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar...
Congress has started preparing for 2014: Digvijay
11 Nov 2012
By Amit Agnihotri The Congress has starting preparing for the Lok Sabha e...
'Nearly half of Indian men with erectile dysfunction are diabetic'
11 Nov 2012
By Richa Sharma  Diabetes is emerging as a leading cause of erectile dys...
World callous to Tibetan self-immolations
11 Nov 2012
By Mayank Chhaya It says something about the world that we live in that si...
Behind the Obama win: An insider view
10 Nov 2012
By Latha M. Srinivasan  It was the sheer hard work of his campaign volunt...
Poland pays tribute to actress Smita Patil
10 Nov 2012
By Surender Bhutani from Warsaw Rich tributes were paid to the memory of l...
Gujarat poll result won't impact riot cases: Activists, jurists
09 Nov 2012
By Rajat Ghai With assembly elections in Gujarat a little more than a mon...
Let your skin glow this Diwali
09 Nov 2012
By Aastha Khurana While you spruce up your home and shop till you drop in...
Barack Obama - Term II of balancing mystique and realpolitik
08 Nov 2012
By Minu Jain  The burnish may have dulled, the excitement of "Yes we can...
Not just flu, beware of cardiac problems too this winter
08 Nov 2012
By Azera Parveen Rahman There is a nip in the air, and as you welcome the...
New music revolution from India's margins
07 Nov 2012
By Madhusree Chatterjee Folk music is silently tipping the gender balance...
Obama win could mean pressure on India to open up more
07 Nov 2012
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) It would be business after the electoral rhetoric...
Indian-Americans say Obama victory good for India, diaspora
07 Nov 2012
By Arun Kumar Indian Americans have welcomed the re-election of President...
'Forward': Barack Obama again rewrites history
07 Nov 2012
By Arun Kumar from Washington Chanting "Yes We Can", Barack Hussein Obama...
List of US presidents
07 Nov 2012
 Washington, Nov 7 (IANS) Here is a list of US presidents: 1.George Wa...
We will 'socially engineer' votes away from Modi: Gordhan Zadaphia
06 Nov 2012
by Rajat Ghai from Ahmedabad Once a trusted aide of Narendra Modi, former...
Arvind Kejriwal: Can he make an impact in politics?
06 Nov 2012
By Parthasarathy Chaganty No individual has dominated the Indian politica...
Not just flu, beware of cardiac problems too this winter
05 Nov 2012
By Azera Parveen Rahman  There is a nip in the air, and as you welcome t...
169 million voters in America's $6 billion election (US Election 2012: The facts)
05 Nov 2012
By Arun Kumar One of the world's largest electoral exercises in the world...
Did Congress rally succeed in boosting party image?
04 Nov 2012
Was the Congress's show of strength at a rally at the Ramlila Maidan here ...
Indian scientists devise unique radiation-decontamination wipes
04 Nov 2012
By Richa Sharma They look like the facial wipes available in the market, ...
Fiery chinars and early chill make Kashmiris nostalgic (Letter from Kashmir)
04 Nov 2012
By Sheikh Qayoom fromSrinagar As the thick and broad autumnal leaves of c...
Modi will be defeated: Gujarat Congress leader
03 Nov 2012
By Rajat Ghai As the election campaign in Gujarat heats up, the state Con...
A historic US election in the making
03 Nov 2012
 By Arun Kumar from  Washington The long and hard-fought battle for the...
Corporate gift industry is booming
03 Nov 2012
 By Priyanka Sharma The corporate gift industry is booming and quality ut...
The Union Council of Ministers
28 Oct 2012
The President of India, as advised by the Prime Minister, appointed and adm...
Congress, BJP on a level playing field of corruption
27 Oct 2012
By Amulya Ganguli It is now clear that both the major parties -...
White House race: What happens if it's a tie? (08:53)
27 Oct 2012
By Arun Kumar With the White House race still a dead heat, the Nov 6 nig...
Hats off to Jaypee for Indian GP's success
26 Oct 2012
By Karun Chandhok from Greater Noida  I am glad to see the Indian Grand ...
Love marriages a shame, and mobiles the culprit
26 Oct 2012
 By Nury Vittachi Adults have banned love. Any young person who marries s...
Sunil Gangopadhyay: A versatile doyen of Bengali literature
23 Oct 2012
By Sirshendu Panth  A doyen of Bengali literature, Sunil Gangopadhyay ca...
Pakistan's film industry is not so developed: Pakistani director
23 Oct 2012
By Haricharan Pudipeddi from  Mumbai Independent filmmaker Iram P...
Helping the world understand India's foreign policy
23 Oct 2012
By Rajiv Bhatia Our fellow citizens are much concerned today with domestic...
Yash Chopra redefined romance, drama on screen
22 Oct 2012
He worked with Ashok Kumar to Shah Rukh Khan and Mala Sinha to Anushka Sha...
Kejriwal: Love him, hate him, but difficult to ignore him
21 Oct 2012
By Kavita Bajeli-Datt and Amit Agnihotri  For the young and sections of ...
Movie-making like joining circus: 'Hitch' director
21 Oct 2012
By Aastha Khurana from Mumbai Los Angeles-based screenwriter and director...
Saifeena for Rs. 4 lakh at Delhi's Jama Masjid goat market
20 Oct 2012
By Rahul Vaishnavi 'Saif Ali Khan' and 'Kareena Kapoor' are up for "grabs...
When 71 minutes rekindled my faith in my countyrmen (First Person)
20 Oct 2012
By Animesh Banerjee Sometimes clouds do have a silver lining; occasionally...
If I'm satisfied, I'd be creatively dead: Amitabh Bachchan
20 Oct 2012
By Uma Ramasubramanian from Mumbai Forty-three years in showbiz, over 180...
For Kejriwal, now comes the hard part
20 Oct 2012
By Amulya Ganguli Even if Arvind Kejriwal's charges against Bharatiya Jana...
Of mind crimes and seafood appetizers (The Funny Side)
19 Oct 2012
By Nury Vittachi  A man was arrested in Zimbabwe a few days ago for havin...
Top Chinese filmmaker likes '3 Idiots', says it reflects change
19 Oct 2012
By Aastha Khurana from Mumbai Zhang Yimou, one of China's top filmmakers,...
India-China trade blooms, but trust deficit festers (50 years after 1962)
19 Oct 2012
By Manish Chand Fifty years after the 1962 war, India has fashioned a pra...
Panel suggests law to protect individual privacy (20:31)
18 Oct 2012
 A government-appointed expert panel Thursday called for a law to protect...
Hope for couples living in congested accommodation
18 Oct 2012
By Ranjana Narayan There's hope for married couples forced to share livin...
In Himachal's Lahaul-Spiti, it's potatoes before polls
18 Oct 2012
By Vishal Gulati keylong (Himachal Pradesh) Polling in the Nov 4 Himachal...
Now is the golden era of Indian cinema: Waheeda Rehman
16 Oct 2012
By Anjuri Nayar  Waheeda Rehman, the star of ageless classics such as "G...
It's Hindi abroad, English-Vinglish at home
16 Oct 2012
By Brij Khandelwal Foreigners are queuing up to learn Hindi and there was...
Maoist insurgency? This happened in Bengal in the 1770s!
16 Oct 2012
By Vikas Datta from Thiruvananthapuram Insurgents operate with impunity...
India's first glass mosque - in Shillong
16 Oct 2012
By Raymond Kharmujai from Shillong India will have its first glass mosque ...
Will Mamata bite the FDI bait? (West Bengal Newsletter)
13 Oct 2012
By Anurag Dey from Kolkata Prospective investors are waiting on foreig...
Truth is not Kejriwal's only objective
13 Oct 2012
By Amulya Ganguli  At the height of the Bofors howitzer scandal a quarter...
More muck hits Indian politics as Gandhi family targeted
13 Oct 2012
By Kavita Bajeli-Datt A Magsaysay award winning activist's war on Congr...
'Makkhi': An innovative love triangle, revenge story with a buzz -- By Subhash K. Jha
12 Oct 2012
Film: "Makkhi"; Starring: Sudeep, Samanth Ruth Prabhu, Nani; Directed by: S...
I will never write an autobiography: Amitabh Bachchan
11 Oct 2012
By Uma Ramasubramanian from Mumbai As one of India's most high-profile ce...
Don't shy from seeking help for mental problems, say doctors (Oct 10 is World Mental Health Day)
09 Oct 2012
For 35-year-old Ritika (name changed), everything seemed a burden. She sud...
Free India would have fragmented without Gandhi: British historian
09 Oct 2012
By Vikas Datta from Thiruvanathapuram Without Mahatma Gandhi, free...
Himachal's oldest voter to again exercise franchise
06 Oct 2012
Having witnessed the shaping of democracy for almost seven decades, Shyam ...
Toddy as 'health drink' to stay
06 Oct 2012
By Sanu George from Thiruvananthapuram A Kerala High Court observation th...
How Gandhi replaced Britain's monarchs in offices
06 Oct 2012
For nearly two years after India became independent, pictures of the king ...
The morality of tax avoidance
06 Oct 2012
By Nury Vittachi  I love a good scandal. When the paparazzi are camped ou...
Bollywood is killing Hindustani culture: Sitar exponent Imrat Khan
06 Oct 2012
By Madhusree Chatterjee Leading sitar exponent Imrat Khan of the Etawah g...
Kashmiris back Rahul Gandhi's corporate push
06 Oct 2012
Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi's push for corporate investment in...
Why winning 117 seats in Gujarat is crucial for Modi -By Amulya Ganguli
By Amulya Ganguli / 06 Oct 2012
By Amulya Ganguli As is known, if Narendra Modi wants to play a larger rol...
Chief Justice Kabir - a quiet, firm jurist
29 Sep 2012
By Parmod Kumar  The 39th Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir, who was ...
Ladies, fight away the beer belly!
29 Sep 2012
By Nivedita It's Oktoberfest time in Germany with the celebrations spilli...
Why BJP opposes foreign investment in retail
29 Sep 2012
By Amulya Ganguli  As the traditional party of banias or traders, the BJP...
Brajesh Mishra steered national security in tempestuous times
29 Sep 2012
By C. Uday Bhaskar  India's first National Security Adviser, Brajesh Mish...
World's first gay person found
28 Sep 2012
By Nury Vittachi The world's first known gay person has been found. He liv...
Will India and China fight a war again? (Part II of 3-part series on 50 years after 1962)
28 Sep 2012
By Mohan Guruswamy  Will China provoke a conflict with India or vice vers...
My best is yet to come: Sridevi
28 Sep 2012
By Uma Ramasubramanian More than 265 films in her oeuvre but Sridevi, the...
Court verdict on presidential reference boost for reforms
28 Sep 2012
By  Rohit Bansal and Manoj Kumar It's a swift message that must delight g...
Lucknow school is world's 'largest'
23 Sep 2012
By Mohit Dubey Starting from five students and a Rs.300 loan, a Lucknow sc...
Turmeric can soothe gastric inflammation, ulcers
23 Sep 2012
By Sahana Ghosh Turmeric at the optimum dose is highly effective in soothi...
Loud music, earphones lead to hearing loss (Sep 24-30 is International Week of the Deaf)
23 Sep 2012
By Azera Parveen Rahman It's an all too familiar sight these days - peopl...
I only want to touch people's hearts: 'Barfi' director
22 Sep 2012
By Uma Ramasubramanian  To many, it is surprising that Anurag Basu is th...
All is not lost for the UPA
22 Sep 2012
By Amulya Ganguli  Every dark cloud has a silver lining. In the present p...
'India must prepare for conventional wars with Pakistan, China'
22 Sep 2012
 India must prepare itself for future conventional wars with Pakistan and...
It's now Slovenia calling Bollywood!
21 Sep 2012
By Kunja Joshi  The Swiss Alps, the Scottish Highlands, British castles ...
Gutka ban welcome, needs to be effective, say Delhiites
11 Sep 2012
The Delhi government's decision to ban gutka, a form of chewing tobacco, a...
Silicosis-affected workers die silent death in Delhi
09 Sep 2012
By Gaurav Sharma For Gulli Devi, 55, even breathing is a pain. Every time...
India, China, Pakistan dialogue on Afghanistan?
09 Sep 2012
By Manish Chand With the prospect of regional rivalries intensifying over ...
India's second school of mines to come up in northeast
09 Sep 2012
By Biswajit Choudhury Even as irregularities in coal mining hits the headl...
Verghese Kurien: the architect of India's White Revolution
09 Sep 2012
By Quaid Najmi He made the ordinary, neighbourhood 'doodhwala' (milkman) ...
Khar overshadows a seasoned Krishna
09 Sep 2012
He is 80-plus and a seasoned politician and she is all of 34 years of age....
Manmohan watches as 100th Indian space mission blasts off
09 Sep 2012
By Venkatachari Jagannathan An Indian rocket carrying two satellites bla...
India: From ferrying rockets on cycles to eyeing Mars
08 Sep 2012
By V. Jagannathan Chennai, Sep 8 (IANS) From the days of having a church ...
A false case that delayed India's cryogenic project
08 Sep 2012
By Sanu George  In the early 1990s, S. Nambi Narayanan was working to de...
Banerjee has earned a fresh nickname - "Mamatadidi MBBS"
08 Sep 2012
By Sirshendu Panth  As dengue cases get more widely reported across West...
Sheikh Abdullah's 30th death anniversary passes almost unnoticed
08 Sep 2012
By Sheikh Qayoom On his 30th death anniversary Saturday, few people came ...
BJP readies anti-Congress CD campaign
08 Sep 2012
By Mohit Dubey  Following its central leadership, the Bharatiya Janata P...
For the Congress, silence is not golden
08 Sep 2012
By Amulya Ganguli  Any one in India who heard the live telecast of Barack...
A dinner to remember in Pakistan
08 Sep 2012
By Jaideep Sarin  The dinner reception hosted by Indian High Commissione...
'Raaz 3': Bipasha shines in brutal supernatural take on Bollywood rat race
07 Sep 2012
By Subhash K. Jha  Film: "Raaz 3"; Starring: Bipasha Basu, Emraan Hashmi,...
13/20: another low-yield parliament session ends
07 Sep 2012
Parliament's monsoon session ended Friday with 13 of the 20 days washed ou...
Ministers who matter in Manmohan's cabinet
06 Sep 2012
The slew of ministerial groups set up by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to ...
Mix of horror, thrill in 'Raaz 3'
05 Sep 2012
Thrill, fear, love, jealously, insecurities and supernatural elements - Vi...
Jayalalithaa's Sri Lanka muddle will have consequences
05 Sep 2012
By M.R. Narayan Swamy Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa appears de...
The questions that Unmukt Chand raised
02 Sep 2012
By Rohit Bansal  On Aug 26, at 12.47 on the Sunday afternoon, Udit Bhatia...
Sonia's message to Congress workers: Fight BJP's propaganda
02 Sep 2012
By Amit Agnihotri Congress president Sonia Gandhi is unhappy over the way ...
Amarinder's return to Punjab is news!
31 Aug 2012
By Jaideep Sarin Strange as it may sound, the return of Punjab Congress c...
Stringent mobile radiation norms from Saturday
31 Aug 2012
Stringent new radiation norms for mobile phone towers and mobile handsets ...
Arun Gawli: The don is finally nailed
31 Aug 2012
By Quaid Najmi The law has finally caught up with the Big Daddy of Mumbai...
The six worst things about being male (The Funny Side)
31 Aug 2012
By Nury Vittachi Guys, you'll never have to sit next to noisy kids on flig...
Will federal auditor's report on nuclear watchdog open a Pandora's box?
31 Aug 2012
By Dhirendra Sharma For the first time, a constitutional authority has man...
V-empowerment! New marketing mantra sparks new debate
30 Aug 2012
By Azera Parveen Rahman  So you think getting an education, a job and be...
20 years after militancy, bureaucrats keep Chandigarh 'disturbed'
30 Aug 2012
By Jaideep Sarin The threat of militancy ended years ago but Chandigarh c...
How to detox - Delhi centres show the way
29 Aug 2012
By Rahul Chhabra An animated discussion on self-control and inner strengt...
PMâs statement in Parliament on the Performance Audit Report on Allocation of Coal Blocks and Augmentation of Coal Production
27 Aug 2012
I seek the indulgence of the House to make a statement on issues regar...
21 world leaders visited India this year, more on way
27 Aug 2012
By Manish Chand India continued to be a favourite overseas destination fo...
It's been great since Dilip saab proposed: Saira Banu
27 Aug 2012
By Uma Ramasubramanian Onetime screen diva Saira Banu relishes the time s...
A.K.Hangal: Once an actor, always an actor
26 Aug 2012
He faced the cameras first when he was 50. At 96, he took to the fashion ru...
Centre must decide on Telangana soon: N. Kiran Kumar Reddy
22 Aug 2012
By Richa Sharma from Kondruprolu (Andhra Pradesh) The union government mu...
CAG Vinod Rai's service records and dossier missing
21 Aug 2012
By Mohit Dubey from  Lucknow The service records of Comptroller a...
Tigers can't make excuses of being unwell: Salman Khan
21 Aug 2012
By Uma Ramasubramanian from Mumbai Action films take a toll, says Salman...
Dire necessity to enforce airport security in India
21 Aug 2012
By Ravi M. Khanna The daring terror attack on Pakistan's Kamra air base on...
Assam violence not Hindu-Muslim clash: Minister for Northeast
20 Aug 2012
By Amit Agnihotri  The ethnic violence in Assam which led to an exodus o...
In exotic Santa land, for that adrenaline rush and peace
19 Aug 2012
By Kavita Bajeli-Datt frm Rovaniemi (Lapland) It is the hometown of Sant...
Mend land policy to push realty, infrastructure
19 Aug 2012
By Vinod Behl  The relaxation of rules by the Prime Minister's Office (PM...
Laxman, India's crisis man
18 Aug 2012
V.V.S. Laxman has always been a fighter, never known to throw in the towe...
Ramdev in Anna's vacant spot?
18 Aug 2012
By Amulya Ganguli  It's a Third Front with a difference. While the earlie...
No intention to tinker with judicial independence, says government
17 Aug 2012
Maintaining that judicial independence can co-exist with judicial accounta...
As exodus continues, bulk SMSes banned; parliament unites in support
17 Aug 2012
In an effort to stem the scaremongering that has led to thousands from the...
India lost $37 bn by not auctioning coal mines: Auditor
17 Aug 2012
India's exchequer could have been richer by Rs.1.85 lakh crore ($37 billio...
India must consolidate engagement with CELAC
17 Aug 2012
By Deepak Bhojwani On Aug 7, Chile's Foreign Minister Alfredo Moreno, on a...
Tension within the ranks haunt UDF and LDF too
17 Aug 2012
By Sanu George Oommen Chandy vs Ramesh Chennithala; V.S. Achuthanandan vs...
'Ek Tha Tiger': Gripping espionage romp, with unique star chemistry
15 Aug 2012
By Subhash K. Jha Film: "Ek Tha Tiger"; Starring: Salman Khan, Katrina Ka...
Islam in Kashmir earlier than thought, reveals Quran manuscript
15 Aug 2012
By Sheikh Qayoom from Srinagar It is a pageant of rare Quranic manuscript...
Let us work together for our nation with the devotion of a child towards a mother: President Pranab Mukherjee
PIB / 14 Aug 2012
President’s Address to the Nation on the Eve of India’s 66th Independen...
The best Olympics for India
12 Aug 2012
India will return with its best-ever Olympics medal tally from the London ...
A look at three low-cost tablets (To go with tablet market story)
12 Aug 2012
1. Micromax Funbook, Price: Rs.6,999 Funbook is powered with 1.2 GHz Co...
Armed forces' grievances need urgent attention
12 Aug 2012
By C. Uday Bhaskar The suicide of a soldier, V. Arun, from Kerala in Jammu...
To combat 'silent killers', India to conduct survey
12 Aug 2012
By Richa Sharma India for the first time is undertaking a survey on lifes...
Regional cinema doesn't get media attention: Award-winning Punjabi director
11 Aug 2012
By Aastha Khurana His realistic take on farmers in "Anhey Ghorey Da Daan" ...
Advani points to a leadership vacuum
11 Aug 2012
By Amulya Ganguli  L.K. Advani seems to have found in the new method of a...
Olympics Stamps Are A Great Hit!
PIB Features / 10 Aug 2012
by John Samuel, Chief Post Master General, Department of Post, J&K Circ...
The cost of getting a new nose in Asia (The Funny Side)
10 Aug 2012
By Nury Vittachi Got an email the other day from a guy looking for a new, ...
The audience should have entertainment: Salman Khan
10 Aug 2012
By Uma Ramasubramanian from Mumbai He's had four back-to-back blockbuste...
Advani's blog adds to BJP troubles in the Karnataka
10 Aug 2012
By V.S. Karnic from Bangalore Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Ad...
Youth to the fore: Social messages through social media
10 Aug 2012
By Azera Parveen Rahman  Is it okay for your boyfriend to know your emai...
Life comes a full circle for Mary Kom
09 Aug 2012
By Santosh Rao   In a country where world champions are a rarity, five-t...
Beggars' boom in Srinagar despite preventive laws
07 Aug 2012
By Sheikh Qayoom from Srinagar Perhaps nobody follows the newly-installe...
Mamata scores major points against Left
04 Aug 2012
By Mithun Dasgupta Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee scored some major polit...
Indian-American surgeon to bring low-cost heart therapy to India
04 Aug 2012
Dr Mukesh Hariawala, an award winning Indian-American artificial heart sur...
Lingaram Kodopi and Soni Sori: Chhattisgarh's prisoners of conscience (Special Report)
04 Aug 2012
By N.K. Mishra Branded Maoist sympathisers by police, the future stretche...
Outages, blasts, Assam... no end to government's woes
04 Aug 2012
By Amulya Ganguli As if low growth, high inflation and a poor monsoon were...
Olympics: Phelps takes his medal tally to 21; US overtake China
04 Aug 2012
American swimmer Michael Phelps won the men's 100-metre butterfly to take ...
The easiest test in the world (The Funny Side)
03 Aug 2012
By Nury Vittachi Asia IS the best place to be educated, according to a gl...
Amarinder Singh: Down and now out!
03 Aug 2012
By Jaideep Sarin from Chandigarh That he and his Congress party were do...
Record number of free condoms for Olympians (Olympic diary)
02 Aug 2012
The 10,500 athletes competing at the London Games have been handed out a r...
Hope floats for childless in city of lakes
02 Aug 2012
By Rahul Chhabra from Udaipur (Rajasthan) As thousands of tourists arrive...
40 percent of rural India lives on Rs.33 a day
01 Aug 2012
Forty percent of rural India lives on Rs.33 a day, official data showed We...
Sushilkumar Shinde: Ex-cop is India's home minister
31 Jul 2012
By Quaid Najmi  Rising from a humble police sub-inspector in Mumbai, vet...
Frequencies that touch lives: India's growing community radio stations
31 Jul 2012
By Ranjana Narayan Gurgaon Ki Awaaz, Lalit Lokvani, Chanderi ki Awaaz ...I...
Peace hangs by a thread in ethnically-volatile Assam
31 Jul 2012
The recent ethnic flare-up in Assam that killed 58 and displaced hundreds ...
Modi's object lesson in political grandiosity
31 Jul 2012
By Mayank Chhaya In saying that he should be hanged publicly if he is foun...
I am lonely: Mumtaz
30 Jul 2012
By Subhash K. Jha Mumtaz, the heartthrob of millions in the 1960s and 1970...
Narang emerges out of Bindra's shadow
30 Jul 2012
By Abhishek Roy  Indian rifle shooter Gagan Narang finally came out of t...
India forgetting 1999 Kargil victory against Pakistan: Gen. V.P Malik
30 Jul 2012
By N.C. Bipindra Thirteen years ago, the Indian Army found itself drawn in...
Public debate needed on future of Parliament House: Lok Sabha secretary general
29 Jul 2012
By Amit Agnihotri The 85-year-old Parliament House, one of New Delhi's ic...
India-Saudi ties poised for upsurge after Jundal handover
29 Jul 2012
Building upon the positive momentum generated by the handover of 26/11 han...
Morocco looking for more joint ventures with India: Ambassador
29 Jul 2012
By Gyanendra Kumar Keshri Morocco, the North African nation that supplies...
Pranab won't be rubber-stamp president
28 Jul 2012
By Amulya Ganguli Pranab Mukherjee's relatively uneventful, to use a post...
First people to reach America were Asians, scientists confirm
27 Jul 2012
By Nury Vittachi Asians were the first people to get to America. We crosse...
Don't turn mosque row into Babri Masjid-2
27 Jul 2012
By Firoz Bakht Ahmed  I am worried that unless the Akbarabadi Masjid row ...
Not launching political party: Anna Hazare
27 Jul 2012
By Richa Sharma  Anna Hazare Friday said he is neither joining politics ...
What a blow! Mayawati gets a boost, Akhilesh defensive
27 Jul 2012
By Mohit Dubey from Lucknow A hammer blow on a statue of former Uttar Pra...
Scheme for Out of Turn Promotion for Sportspersons
PIB / 26 Jul 2012
The Union Cabinet had last week approved a policy to promote sportsperson...
Indian athletes' London tryst amid soaring expectations
26 Jul 2012
London, July 26 (IANS) Carrying the hopes of a billion plus people back h...
Pulses, edible oils may be subsidised to reduce prices: Food Minister
26 Jul 2012
By Amit Agnihotri  Concerned that lower production of pulses and oilseed...
Eco-friendly stove a boon for rural women
25 Jul 2012
By Shudip Talukdar  Time was when women of this village of 121 household...
Can't interfere in policy matters, centre tells SC
25 Jul 2012
The central government told the Supreme Court Wednesday that courts could ...
Role and power of India's president
25 Jul 2012
India's president is the titular head of the state, enjoys certain powers ...
Prohibitive ticket prices keep Indian diaspora off Olympics opening
24 Jul 2012
By Sarat C Das from London With three days to go for the Olympics opening...
Marital status no bar in modelling world
24 Jul 2012
By Nivedita There may be little space for married actresses in Bollywood,...
Sex comedy in B-town: Audiences ready, censors alert
23 Jul 2012
By Radhika Bhirani Sex and comedy sells well in Bollywood. And together, ...
Jazz musicians in Delhi mix new sounds with new venues
23 Jul 2012
By Madhusree Chatterjee In the last three years, the jazz music scene in ...
Time to frame rules to protect our fisherfolk
23 Jul 2012
By Admiral (retd.) Arun Prakash The near-simultaneous emergence of maritim...
Presidential election: Break-up of votes polled
22 Jul 2012
The break-up of the votes cast in the July 19 presidential polls in which ...
Pranab Mukherjee: Government's No.2 is Nation's No.1 (Profile)
22 Jul 2012
During his more than four decades of public service, Pranab Mukherjee, 76,...
Pranab heads for Rashtrapati Bhavan, Sangma bruised
22 Jul 2012
Statesman and sagacious strategist, 76-year-old Pranab Mukherjee was Sunda...
The darker shades of superstar Rajesh Khanna's life
22 Jul 2012
By Gautam Kaul (09:26)  It is considered discourteous to write in...
Primitive Indian mindsets resisting change
21 Jul 2012
By Rekha Bhattacharjee A mob of 40 jeering men molesting a small 16-year-o...
Presidential poll: Trinamool, CPI-M both losers
20 Jul 2012
By Pradipta Tapadar Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee's dramatic U-...
The mathematics of India's presidential poll
18 Jul 2012
The electoral college for the July 19 presidential poll comprises 4,896 vo...
'Achcha to hum chalte hain': Rajesh Khanna bids a quiet adieu
18 Jul 2012
From the dizzying heights of fame to quiet shadows behind the arclights, R...
Rajesh has got the rest he wanted (A tribute from friend and neighbour Salim Khan
18 Jul 2012
By Salim Khan I could not control my emotions when I heard of Rajesh Khann...
Affordable housing hit badly in real estate slump
15 Jul 2012
By Vinod Behl  Amid economic slowdown, the drastic fall in home absorptio...
Hamid Ansari: Seasoned diplomat and scholar, respected leader
14 Jul 2012
By Prashant Sood Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari, who was Saturday c...
'Falling rupee making India more attractive to tourists'
14 Jul 2012
By Ranjana Narayan The falling rupee may have hit the budget of Indian to...
1968 Olympics: India's slide in hockey begins
14 Jul 2012
By Anand Philar Behind the veneer of "unity" and "team spirit" that was pr...
Banana crisis hits Kerala
14 Jul 2012
By Sanu George from hiruvananthapuram Bananas are known as the poor man'...
Would desperate Mamata be able to save face in another battle?
14 Jul 2012
By Mithun Dasgupta From Kolkata   After Dada episode, Didi is heading i...
It also happens here: Women in India fight indifference
14 Jul 2012
By Minu Jain In an India that prides itself on the surge towards a more mo...
Assam's night of shame: A channel head recalls
14 Jul 2012
By Syed Zarir Hussain My head hangs in shame as I try to piece together on...
Pakistan's 'deep state' will remain abiding challenge for India
12 Jul 2012
By C Uday Bhaskar (10:21)  The manner in which the Pakistan gover...
Songs are becoming like jingles: Prasoon Joshi
12 Jul 2012
By Yashika Mathur Songs are becoming more like advertising jingles, says ...
Dara Singh - the champion loses his final fight
12 Jul 2012
He wrestled his way from the ring to the big screen and the small one to e...
Delhi is India's most competitive city, Mumbai next
11 Jul 2012
India's capital has emerged the most competitive city in the country for t...
Karnataka mess: BJP gambles on getting it right third time
10 Jul 2012
By V.S. Karnic fron Bangalore The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) seems to ...
Presidential poll divides left, right, centre
10 Jul 2012
By Amit Agnihotri  The July 19 poll to elect India's 13th president has ...
Connecting Roma gypsies to their Indian roots, via screen
08 Jul 2012
By Madhusree Chatterjee  Barring alternative sexuality and love, cross-c...
Caste equation scores over clean administration in Karnataka
08 Jul 2012
By V.S. Karnic The Bharatiya Janata Party's propensity to score self-goal...
To battle Maoists government needs better operational plan
07 Jul 2012
By Amulya Ganguli Although India has faced insurgencies for decades, the s...
'Bol Bachchan': A modern day 'Golmaal'
Subhash K Jha / 06 Jul 2012
Film: "Bol Bachchan"; Starring: Ajay Devgn, Abhishek Bachchan, Asin, Prach...
Are Delhi agencies geared to tackle monsoon?
06 Jul 2012
When the eagerly awaited monsoon showers, bringing respite from the swelte...
1928 Olympics: India's first step towards hockey glory
06 Jul 2012
(With India back in Olympic hockey, IANS takes a look at the country's glo...
Scientists claim discovery of Higgs boson-like particle
IANS / 04 Jul 2012
Scientists at CERN, or the European Organisation for Nuclear Research, Wed...
Dubai's grand gurdwara brings religion, tradition alive in style
03 Jul 2012
By Malavika Vettath from Dubai Ornate 24-carat gold canopies for the Gur...
India, US closer than ever: Indian envoy
03 Jul 2012
By Arun Kumar  Washington, July 3 (IANS) Indian Ambassador Nirupama Rao ...
Rajasthan villagers toil to harvest rainwater
03 Jul 2012
By Anil Sharma from Barmer(Rajasthan)  Residents of two villages surround...
'Chak de' moment: Hockey as passion
01 Jul 2012
By Nikhil Walia With a swift flick of the hockey stick, the ball whizzes ...
The Simla accord -- 40 years later
01 Jul 2012
By Manish Chand  A midnight summit between Indira Gandhi and Zulfikar Al...
Congress talks trigger fresh debate on Telangana
30 Jun 2012
By Mohammed Shafeeq from Hyderabad Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region may ...
PM as FM: revisiting 1991?
30 Jun 2012
By Amulya Ganguli Till now, the end run of the Manmohan Singh government'...
Indian idioms for free-style western performances? The debate grows
29 Jun 2012
By Madhusree Chatterjee A debate over whether free-style contemporary west...
Amarnath Yatra pilgrims could be sensors for earthquakes
29 Jun 2012
By Arun Bapat Pilgrims who trek to the Amarnath cave shrine in Jammu and ...
Palak paneer to tandoori - Indian food a hit in Helsinki
28 Jun 2012
By Kavita Bajeli-Datt from Helsinki When one thinks of this Land of the M...
Show patience in resolving border issue, China advises India
27 Jun 2012
By Ranjana Narayan from Beijing India and China should be patient in reso...
Untold stories, rare pictures in Dilip Kumar's new biography
27 Jun 2012
By Uma Ramasubramaniam Uday Tara Nayar has written Dilip Kumar's biography...
Sarabjit and Surjeet: Shock in one home, joy in another
27 Jun 2012
 The fate of two Indians in Pakistani jails -- Sarabjit Singh and Surjeet...
Setback for Virbhadra in Himachal poll arena?
27 Jun 2012
By Vishal Gulati Former chief minister Virbhadra Singh's long political ca...
At $35 a kg, Assamese man's organic tea takes foreign markets by storm
26 Jun 2012
By Azera Parveen Rahman from Lakhimpur (Assam) Gobin Hazarika is a one-ma...
Eyeing small town India, subsidised condom set to be trendier
25 Jun 2012
By Madhulika Sonkar Deluxe Nirodh, a subsidised condom that originally be...
Environment vs Development: Cost-benefit audit to get stricter
25 Jun 2012
By Richa Sharma   With development projects taking a toll on the countr...
Mercy pleas decided on home minister's advice: President's office
25 Jun 2012
President Pratibha Patil's Office Monday refuted reports that she had acte...
'India must cut subsidies, push reforms to defend rupee'
24 Jun 2012
By Gyanendra Kumar Keshri The Indian rupee is likely to slide further and ...
Come, ski down Himachal's grassy slopes
24 Jun 2012
By Vishal Gulati You don't have to wait for the snow to ski in Himachal P...
Supported Pranab as NDA did not gain from 2007 contest: Sharad Yadav
23 Jun 2012
By Amit Agnihotri  The JD-U chose to break ranks with the BJP-led NDA to...
Not the best of times for Mamata Banerjee
23 Jun 2012
By Pradipta Tapadar This is not the best of times for West Bengal's maver...
Presidential run-up more damaging for BJP than Congress
23 Jun 2012
By Amulya Ganguli The convoluted course which the Bharatiya Janata Party ...
Please save Goa from drugs and garbage: German Goaphile
23 Jun 2012
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar A German Goaphile has appealed to the state's chi...
New Pakistani PM Ashraf was an agriculturist before entering politics
IANS / 22 Jun 2012
An agriculturist before entering politics and propped by the ruling Pakist...
Heritage sites in 'Queen of Hills' set for facelift
21 Jun 2012
By Vishal Gulati If all goes well, the historic Town Hall here could be re...
Veggie chicken tikka potato chips! New flavours beckon
21 Jun 2012
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Fancy some vegetarian ...
Deepika happy to be World No.1, but focus is on London
21 Jun 2012
By Bharat Sharma Indian top archer Deepika Kumari has taken her elevatio...
Latin America - Energising India
20 Jun 2012
By Deepak Bhojwani  Latin America has remained at the periphery of Indian...
Radha Vinod Raju is dead
20 Jun 2012
(08:40)  Kochi, June 21 (IANS) Radha Vinod Raju, the first chie...
Theatre re-invented to celebrate Gulzar's legacy
20 Jun 2012
By Madhusree Chatterjee   Theatre is continuously trying to re-invent i...
Eco-friendly interiors the new mantra
20 Jun 2012
By Azera Parveen Rahman   Green is in. With celebrities like Gul Panag...
Today's children want to burst into poetry: Ruskin Bond
19 Jun 2012
  By Madhusree Chatterjee  Today's youngsters are writing a lot of poetr...
'World in deep trouble, India more vulnerable'
18 Jun 2012
By Arvind Padmanabhan from  Los Cabos (Mexico) If the current gl...
India unveils ambitious 'Connect' with Central Asia
18 Jun 2012
By C. Uday Bhaskar A little noticed but major Indian policy initiative wa...
India Inc disappointed with RBI leaving rates unchanged
18 Jun 2012
Indian industry Monday expressed disappointment over the Reserve Bank of I...
World is without borders, says Egyptian globetrotter
17 Jun 2012
This 27-year-old Egyptian wants to travel to every country in the world. ...
Plastic bottle compound harms several generation
17 Jun 2012
Exposure to low doses of Bisphenol A (BPA), a toxic man-made chemical, dur...
Bengal politics dominates presidential race
16 Jun 2012
By Anurag Dey  With a son of the soil from Bengal likely to become the c...
Banking on YSR legacy, Jagan emerges a key force (Andhra Pradesh Newsletter)
16 Jun 2012
By Mohammed Shafeeq Feeling sidelined in the Congress, the late Y.S. Raja...
Mamata's historic blunder
16 Jun 2012
By Amulya Ganguli Even as Pranab Mukherjee basks in the sunshine of an al...
Fiji is new hotspot for Indian movies
16 Jun 2012
By Shubha Singh  The Fiji islands are emerging as the latest hotspot for...
Did Mamata miscalculate on presidential poll?
15 Jun 2012
By Sirshendu Panth  For long used to getting her way with even national-...
Pranab Mukherjee: Politician nonpareil becomes constitutional guardian
15 Jun 2012
Pranab Mukherjee, set to be India's next president, is a rare politician w...
Lose weight post-pregnancy - but don't rush it
15 Jun 2012
By Amit K. Lal Gaining weight after pregnancy is natural. Then why fuss ov...
Congress embarrassed after drubbing by Akalis (Punjab Newsletter)
15 Jun 2012
By Jaideep Sarin from Chandigarh As if the "surprising" loss in January's...
"Patang" is totally unique: Seema Biswas
15 Jun 2012
By Arun Kumar from Washington Acclaimed actor Seema Biswas of "Bandit Q...
Fighting corruption - a poor farmer's way
14 Jun 2012
By Imran Khan  Asked to pay a Rs.1,000 bribe, a landless Bihar farmer be...
Chandigarh's Sukhna Lake hits rock bottom
14 Jun 2012
By Jaideep Sarin  Chandigarh's famous Sukhna Lake, the most-visited touri...
Pranab vs Mamata: A tale of differences behind show of bonhomie
14 Jun 2012
By Sirshendu Panth  Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and West Ben...
Mehdi Hassan - my immortal 'ghazal traash'
13 Jun 2012
By Ravi M. Khanna The first I heard about Mehdi Hassan, whom now I call an...
Mehdi Hassan: end of golden era of ghazal
13 Jun 2012
Ghazal maestro Mehdi Hassan first mesmerised connoisseurs with his renditi...
Capital drama: Manmohan joins Pranab in presidential roulette
13 Jun 2012
On a day of high drama, India's presidential sweepstakes were thrown wide ...
Sahaja Yoga confers good health, busts stress: Australian study
12 Jun 2012
Sahaja Yoga founded by Mata Nirmala Devi, that is gaining greater acceptan...
Countdown begins, presidential poll on July 19
12 Jun 2012
The Election Commission announced Tuesday that the presidential election w...
Presidential polls: Trinamool, Samajwadi Party keep suspense on
11 Jun 2012
The pace picked up for the presidential polls Monday with the Election Comm...
Kashmir: A guarded paradise (Letter from Srinagar)
11 Jun 2012
 By Nikhil Walia The natural beauty of the Kashmir Valley is an overpower...
With India's profile growing, foreign service strength will double: S M Krishna
IANS / 10 Jun 2012
By Manish Chand With more countries supporting New Delhi's quest for a per...
India to gift e-network to Central Asia
10 Jun 2012
Given the critical importance of the resource-rich Central Asian nations, I...
In Taj city, pavements taken over by vendors et al (Letter from Agra)
10 Jun 2012
Millions of rupees have been spent on laying tiled pavements all across th...
Law Commission can't define an 'influential person'!
10 Jun 2012
By Parmod Kumar Amid growing demand that influential people involved in cr...
Metallica loving Dimple enters Lok Sabha in style
By Mohit Dubey / 09 Jun 2012
By Mohit Dubey For 35-year-old Dimple Yadav, politics was never a favoured...
'Satyamev Jayate' viewers support Aamir's expose'
IANS / 09 Jun 2012
Aamir Khan's effort to highlight malpractices in the medical profession in...
PMO writes to Anna Hazare addressing the issues raised by him
PIB / 09 Jun 2012
PMO writes to Anna Hazare addressing the issues raised by him ...
A man's passion for sports turns nightmare!
09 Jun 2012
H.P. Singh Rishi, a former head of a Japanese MNC, quit his well-paid job ...
Joshi vs Modi: no clear winner in tangled BJP web
09 Jun 2012
By Amulya Ganguli Seven years after Sanjay Joshi had to distance himself f...
The needs of the infrastructure sector are vast â estimated at over $ 1 trillion
PIB / 06 Jun 2012
Following is the text of the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh’s remark...
Is there any hope for the Yamuna?
05 Jun 2012
  By Brij Khandelwal The present state of the Yamuna river from Delhi to ...
A tale of the last natural spring (Letter from Himachal - June 5 is World Environment Day)
IANS / 05 Jun 2012
By Vishal Gulati  For residents of Shogi, a hamlet tucked away in the hil...
Chain snatchers and their new tricks
04 Jun 2012
By Rajnish Singh   The next time you go for an evening walk or a visit t...
British queen's 60-year crown gala connects to India with mega party
04 Jun 2012
  By Madhusree Chatterjee   The gala celebrating 60 years of British Qu...
India's young musicians ignoring traditional music: Prasoon Joshi
By Priyanka Sharma / 03 Jun 2012
By Priyanka Sharma Lyricist Prasoon Joshi is impressed with the young cro...
A battle won for girls' education in male bastion
03 Jun 2012
 By Madhulika Sonkar New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) It has been a tough batt...
Balki to shoot his next with Big B at year-end
03 Jun 2012
Filmmaker R. Balakrishnan aka Balki, who presented Amitabh Bachchan in uni...
Kashmiri youth seek demilitarisation, more dialogue
03 Jun 2012
By Nikhil Walia Kashmiris want autonomy, better economic opportuniti...
Un Officials Urge National Leaders To Fight Industry’s Attacks In War Against Tobacco
UNITED NATIONS NEWS SERVICE / 31 May 2012
UN OFFICIALS URGE NATIONAL LEADERS TO FIGHT INDUSTRY’S ATTACKS IN WAR AGA...
To Protect Women and Children from Second-Hand Smoke
PIB / 30 May 2012
To Protect Women and Children from Second-Hand Smoke by Dr. K. R. Thankap...
Manmohan Singh in Myanmar: An Indian PM's visit after 25 years
27 May 2012
Nay Pyi Taw, May 27 (IANS) Manmohan Singh arrived in Myanmar's new capital...
Train anti-collision device trials not satisfactory: CAG
25 May 2012
 The Comptroller and Auditor General has pulled up the Indian Railways fo...
A Bollywood-style lesson for capital's cab drivers
25 May 2012
By Azera Parveen Rahman With rash driving and road rage spreading like ...
Low profile was not intentional, says Sonakshi
IANS / 24 May 2012
Post the success of "Dabangg", Sonakshi Sinha maintained a low profile and...
21 bills passed by the Parliament during Budget Session- 2012
23 May 2012
Pawan Kumar Bansal says Government very keen on Passing of the Lokpal Bil...
Center for Clean and Continuous Ganga
by Smt. Jayanthi Natarajan / 20 May 2012
  Following is the text of Speech of Hon’ble Minister of Environment...
Elderly Population in India
-Ashok Gongopadhyay / 16 May 2012
 The increase in the elderly population is going to be a cause of concern ...
PM's Address in Lok Sabha on 60th Anniversary of the First Session of the Parliament
PIB / 13 May 2012
Following is the text of the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh’s address...
Speech by the President, Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil on the Occasion of the 60th Anniversary of the Parliament of India
PIB / 13 May 2012
  Following is the text of the Speech by the President, Smt. Pratibha Dev...

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