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Fresh anti-US protests grip Baghdad

Baghdad, Jan 25 | Tens of thousands of people filled the streets of Baghdad to protest against the presence of US troops in Iraq.Protesters...

Trump vies for votes at massive anti-abortion rally

Washington, Jan 25 | US President Donald Trump vied for the votes of evangelical Christians and other conservatives with an unprecedented appearance at the...

Trump campaign against Ukraine envoy roils impeachment

Washington, Jan 25 | Reports about a private dinner in 2018 where US President Donald Trump purportedly demanded the recall of Washington's then-ambassador to...

Russia’s first space launch for 2020 delayed

Moscow, Jan 25 | The launch of a military satellite by a Russian Soyuz-2.1a carrier rocket, deemed to be the country's first space launch...

Ex-MP of AIADMK arrested in Coimbatore

Chennai, Jan 25 | Former AIADMK member of Parliament K.C. Palaniswamy was arrested on Saturday morning at his residence in Coimbatore allegedly for running...

TRS takes early leads in Telangana municipal polls

Hyderabad, Jan 25 | The ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) took early leads in municipal elections as counting of votes was underway across the...

Centre’s decision to upgrade Bengal hospital raises hackles

Kolkata, Jan 25 | The Centre's decision to upgrade Jalpaiguri district hospital in Northern West Bengal into a medical college and convey it first...

Confirmed cases of new coronavirus pneumonia reaches 5 in HK

Hong Kong, Jan 25 | Hong Kong authorities on Saturday reported three more cases of pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus, bringing the total...

MP BJP leader held for objectionable remark against Collector

Bhopal, Jan 25 | BJP leader and former state minister Badrilal Yadav, who made objectionable remarks against Rajgarh Collector Nidhi Nivedita, was arrested on...

20% salary to be deducted as tax if PAN, Aadhaar not...

New Delhi, Jan 24 | Trouble and hardship is looming for those earning Rs 2.5 lakh per annum but have not provided PAN and...

Congress names 12 VPs, 34 General Secys of Kerala unit

New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 24 | Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi on Friday reconstituted the Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee, naming 12 Vice Presidents, 34 leaders...

Restricted internet to be restored across J&K from Sat

Srinagar, Jan 24 | There is good news for Jammu and Kashmir ahead of Republic Day as 2G mobile data services will be...

Delhi-Mumbai Express Highway to start soon: Gadkari

Gurugram, Jan 24 | Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari, said on Friday the Delhi-Mumbai Express Highway would start soon and...

Congress to read out Preamble on Republic Day

New Delhi, Jan 24 | The Congress party members on Republic Day will hold functions at the assembly level and read out the Preamble...

Nirbhaya case: Sisodia says lawyer using tactics to delay execution

New Delhi, Jan 24 | Accusing the lawyer of Nirbhaya convicts of using tactics to delay their execution, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia...

Court rejects Jagan’s plea for exemption from presence

Hyderabad, Jan 24 | In another setback to Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, a special court here on Friday dismissed his...

Trinamool hits out at Vijayvargiya over ‘poha’ comment

Kolkata, Jan 24 | Coming down heavily on BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya for linking consumption of 'poha' (flattened rice) with Bangladeshi infiltrators, West Bengal's...

R’sthan farmers dig, sleep in pits demanding compensation

Jaipur, Jan 24 | Farmers in village Ladli Ka Baas in Rajasthan's Dausa district have started an indefinite protest from Thursday over disproportionate...

SC seeks concrete steps for de-criminalisation of politics

New Delhi, Jan 24 | The Supreme Court on Friday said that some concrete steps should be taken to keep criminal elements out of...

Dalit, OBC kids to get admission in Atal residential schools

Lucknow, Jan 24 | Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced that children of Dalit/backward communities, labourers and workers will be admitted to...

Merkel praises Turkey’s efforts in hosting Syrian refugees

Istanbul, Jan 24 | German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday said her country appreciates Turkey's efforts in hosting millions of Syrian refugees on its...

Brexit: EU leaders sign UK withdrawal deal

Brussels, Jan 24 | Ursula von der Leyen and Charles Michel, the heads of the European Commission and Council, on Friday signed UK Prime...

BJP holding 250 big, small rallies in Delhi on Friday

New Delhi, Jan 24 | With BJP President JP Nadda and Union Home Minister Amit Shah spearheading the campaign for the February 8 Delhi...

Iraqi Shia leader calls for scheduled pullout of US troops

Baghdad, Jan 24 | Iraqi Shia leader Moqtada al-Sadr on Friday called for a scheduled withdrawal of US troops from the country through peaceful...

Fadnavis denies phone-tapping charges of Maha govt

Mumbai, Jan 24 | A day after the Maharashtra government ordered a probe into allegations of phone -tapping by the previous Bharatiya Janata Party-led...

Protests against CAA, NRC organic: Nandita Das

By Sukant DeepakJaipur, Jan 24 | Stressing that the protests against CAA and NRC were organic and erupting almost simultaneously across the country without...

Give pension to ‘elderly’ JNU students: Baba Ramdev

New Delhi, Jan 24 | Taking a swipe at the protesting Jawaharlal Nehru University students, yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Friday said the government...

Madras High Court dismisses case against Rajinikanth

Chennai, Jan 24 | The Madras High Court on Friday dismissed the case filed against actor Rajinikanth for his comments made about a...

Periyar’s statue found damaged, Stalin demands action

Chennai, Jan 24 | After a statue of Dravidar Kazhagam founder E.V. Ramasamy or 'Periyar' was found damaged on Friday in Kancheepuram district of...

Ex-Cabinet members appointed to Putin’s administration

Moscow, Jan 24 | Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday signed decrees appointing three former Cabinet members into his administration.While former Economic Development Minister...

Storm in NCP as Sharad Pawar’s Delhi home security removed

Mumbai, Jan 24 | The Nationalist Congress Party-Shiv Sena on Friday took strong umbrage at the abrupt withdrawal of security from the New Delhi...

3 US firefighters killed in Aus identified

Sydney, Jan 24 | Australian authorities on Friday revealed the identities of the three US firefighters who died when their air tanker crashed while...

Prince Charles ‘snubs’ Pence at Holocaust memorial event

London, Jan 24 | The UK's Prince Charles reportedly "snubbed" US Vice President Mike Pence at The World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem, a media...

Extradition request for US diplomat’s wife over UK teen’s death rejected

London, Jan 24 | An extradition request sent by the UK for an American diplomat's wife over the death of a British teen...

Johnson’s Brexit deal becomes law

London, Jan 24 | UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal has become law after clearing all parliamentary hurdles and receiving royal assent, paving...

5 in UK test negative for coronavirus, 9 await results

London, Jan 24 | Fourteen people in the UK have been tested for the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), with five confirmed negative and nine still...

Iran open to dialog with all neighbours: Zarif

Tehran, Jan 24 | Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has reaffirmed Tehrans readiness for talks with all its neighbours amid the ongoing tensions...

Myanmar denies genocide in Rakhine state

Yangon, Jan 24 | Myanmar has denied genocide in Rakhine, saying that some human rights actors have presented "a distorted picture" of the situation...

Give priority to duty, not rights: PM

New Delhi, Jan 24 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday stressed on giving priority to "duty" and not the "rights".Modi's remarks came while...

Nepal Airlines permanent pilots warn of resigning en masse

Kathmandu, Jan 24 | The permanent pilots of Nepal Airlines have warned of quitting en masse if their demands to be treated in a...

Vijayvargiya slammed for ‘poha’ remark on Bangladeshis

Indore, Jan 24 | In a bizarre statement on Thursday while speaking at a seminar in Indore, BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya claimed labourers who...

China sets up research team to combat coronavirus spread

Beijing, Jan 24 | China has set up a national research team of 14 experts has been set up to help prevent and control...

Trump to unveil M-E peace plan on Jan 28 (Lead)

Washington, Jan 24 | US President Donald Trump has announced that he would unveil his long-awaited Middle East plan on January 28 in the...

‘Indian-American community not polarised but segregated’

Washington, Jan 24 | Ghazala Hashmi, an Indian-origin Democrat Senator and the first Muslim woman elected to the Virginia Senate, has said that the...

Putin’s constitutional reform package fast-tracked

Moscow, Jan 24 | Russia's State Duma (Lower House of parliament) has approved in record time the first reading of constitutional amendments proposed by...

Trump’s conduct isn’t America first, it’s Trump first: Dems

Washington, Jan 24 | The Democratic lawmakers who are acting as "managers" - or prosecutors - in Donald Trump's impeachment trial in the Senate,...

Coronavirus outbreak not yet global health emergency: WHO

Geneva, Jan 24 | The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced that it was "too early" to declare the outbreak of the novel coronavirus...

China confirms 830 cases of new coronavirus pneumonia

Beijing, Jan 24 | Chinese health authorities on Friday said that 830 cases of pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) were confirmed in...

Farmers to get back land grabbed by Azam Khan

Rampur, Jan 24 | After taking possession of 104 bighas of land in the Mohammad Ali Jauhar University, run by the Jauhar Trust, Rampur...

Maduro invites UN, EU for conciliation talks with oppn

Caracas, Jan 24 | Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro invited delegates from the European Union (EU), UN and the governments of Argentina, Mexico and Panama...

Business

Petrol, diesel prices see big cut on Saturday

New Delhi, Jan 25 | Fuel prices were dropped further on Saturday after international crude oil rates fell sharply following the outbreak of Coronavirus...