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Punjab encounter ends after 12 hours, 7 victims and 3 militants make up body count

Gurdaspur (July 27): Security forces fought a prolonged gunfight July 27 with militants who attacked a moving bus and stormed into a police station in Dinanagar, a northern town bo read more →

Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Passes Away Following a Massive Cardiac Arrest

SHILLONG (July 27): Former President A P J Abdul Kalam passed away, he was admitted to a hospital following sudden illness. Kalam (84) took ill at a function here and was rushed to read more →

Mumbai Man Gulps 450g Ketchup in 30 Seconds to Create a Record

Mumbai: Dinesh Upadhyaya, of Mumbai, downed the contents of a 500g bottle of ketchup in a record time of 39.85 seconds. Dinesh Upadhyaya, of Mumbai, downed the contents of a 500g b read more →

Another Godhra Train Carnage Accused After 13 Years

AHMEDABAD (July 27): Another Godhra train carnage accused, who has been on the run for more than 13 years, was today arrested by Gujarat Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS). Kasam Ibrahim B read more →

USD 1 million prize for crafting best message for aliens

London: Yuri Milner, the Russian billionaire who is funding the USD 100 million search for aliens, is offering USD 1 million prize money to craft the best message to send to an ext read more →

One minor a day reported for radicalization in Britain

London (July 27): More than 800 minors, 84 of them under the age of 12 were referred to a British government program to counter radicalization over a two year period, official data read more →

Politics hit Bihar’s development, says Modi; announces Rs 50,000 crore special package

Patna (July 27): On his maiden visit to Bihar after assuming power, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on July 25 said politics had hampered the development of the state and promised to read more →

NC will not allow anyone to divide Jammu and Kashmir: Omar Abdullah

Srinagar (July 27): Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on July 27 said his National Conference would never allow anyone to divide the state for petty political i read more →

RIL to launch telecom venture with over 1,000 stores

Mumbai (July 25): Reliance Industries Ltd will launch its ambitious 4G telecom venture in December through a direct physical presence in over 1,000 “Jio Centers” and wi read more →

In Bihar, Narendra Modi targets Nitish Kumar, says he ‘back-stabbed’ voters

Muzaffarpur, Bihar (July 25): Kickstarting NDA’s poll campaign in Bihar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on July 25 focused his attack on former BJP ally and Chief Minister Niti read more →

New York moves to raise state minimum wage to $15 for fast-food workers

New York (July 25): New York moved on Wednesday to raise the minimum wage for fast-food workers to $15 an hour by the end of 2018 in New York City and by mid-2021 in the rest of th read more →

Iran nuclear deal: Kerry to face tough questions in Senate

Washington (July 25): US Secretary of State John Kerry is expected to face tough questioning when he appears at a Senate committee to sell the nuclear deal agreed with Iran. The US read more →