Several ‘turncoats’ rewarded with tickets in Punjab assembly elections

With party hopping being flavour of the election season, several 'turncoats' including cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu, former hockey player and ex-Akali leader Pargat Singh...

2016 was the deadliest year for journalists in Afghanistan

Afghanistan suffered its deadliest year on record for journalists in 2016, according to a report released today which said the country is the second...

Shah Rukh Khan might be seen in the role of veteran...

If all goes well, Shah Rukh Khan might be seen in the role of veteran poet Sahir Ludhianvi and the superstar will soon meet...

Supreme Court to keep itself away from pro-Jallikattu protests

The Supreme Court today preferred to stay away from the pro-Jallikattu protests across Tamil Nadu and said the issue of protecting the agitating supporters...

Uttar Pradesh: 25 feared dead after school bus collides with truck...

NEW DELHI: At least 25 people including 18 school children were killed and 50 injured as a school bus was hit by a truck...

Gulzar comes out with a new book of poems

New Delhi: Poet-lyricist Gulzar has now come out with a book of poems and the topics range from the political climate in the country and...

Market update: Sensex moves up 26 pts in early trade

Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex moved up nearly 27 points in early trade today, extending yesterday's gain on sustained buying by participants amid a mixed trend...

Jallikattu row: Protests enter third day, CM meets PM

New Delhi: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam today met Prime Minister Narendra Modi to seek promulgation of an ordinance to allow Jallikattu amid wide...

Kashmir: Lashkar-e-Toiba militant killed in encounter

Srinagar: A Lashkar-e-Toiba militant was today killed while a policeman was injured in an encounter in Bandipora district of north Kashmir. On specific intelligence input about...

Chhattisgarh: Naxals trigger landmine blast in Narayanpur, 3 killed

Raipur: Two women and a minor girl were killed while four others injured when a pressure landmine, suspected to have been laid by Naxals, went...

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2016 was the deadliest year for journalists in Afghanistan

Afghanistan suffered its deadliest year on record for journalists in 2016, according to a report released today which said the country is the second...

N Korea preparing inter-continental ballistic missiles: Kim Jong-Un

Seoul: North Korea is preparing to test new rockets, a report said today, after its leader Kim Jong-Un said the country was in the final...

Obama calls PM Modi, thanks him for strengthening Indo-US ties

Washington: Outgoing US President Barack Obama telephoned Prime Minister Narendra Modi to thank him for his partnership that enhanced the relations between India and America,...

Rebel rocket strike kills 6 civilians in Yemen’s Taiz

Sanaa: Yemeni security officials say a rocket fired by Shiite rebels has killed six civilians in the war-torn city of Taiz. They say yesterday's strike hit...

Obama in final news conference: At my core I think we’re going to be...

Washington: Outgoing US President Barack Obama today offered a parting message of hope for a country governed by Donald Trump, assuring Americans that "we're going...