• Police question JNU students in Kanhaiya sedition case

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Friday questioned at least four of the 30 JNU students who were asked to join a probe into a 2016 sedition case involving former student leader Kanhaiya Kumar.The JNU students who came to record their statements before the Special Cell officers included Shehla Rashid, ...

  • IPL-10: Pune fancy win against depleted Bangalore

    Pune: Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) will aim to shed off their inconsistent run in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017 on Saturday, when they take on a depleted Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), who are almost out of the race to the play-offs.After back to back wins against Sunrisers Hyderabad and ...

  • Robert Vadra made Rs 50 crore illegal profit from land deal, says report

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra made an "illegal profit" of over Rs 50 crore from a 2008 land deal without investing a penny, according to a panel that probed suspect Haryana land deals.The Economic Times citing unnamed people familiar with the S.N. Dhingra commi...

  • Unexpected delights: The trip to Shravanabelagola

    I was under the impression that travelling could be an experience only if I travel solo. I was completely fascinated by the tales of solo travelling. But my trip to Shravanabelagola in Hassan in Karnataka broke that myth. Solo travelling might work for many, but for me a trip with somebody who ...

  • Penchant for gold jewellery remains unfazed on Akshaya Tritiya

    New Delhi: It may be considered auspicious to buy gold on the day of Akshay Tritiya that is celebrated on Friday, it is definitely not the corporate trend anymore, says experts. They feel that the consumers are buying gold not for the investment goods but for attaining the prosperity along with virt...

  • After US, Iran, India now eyes Japan, S. Korea for mango exports

    New Delhi: After scoring success with the US, Australia and Iran, India is now eyeing the untapped Japanese and South Korean markets for exporting mangoes, a top official has said."Basically, mangoes from Thailand are mostly consumed in the (Far Eastern) region, including China. We have found that t...

  • Gujarat has one of India's worst immunisation records

    Among larger Indian states, Gujarat has the least number of vaccinated children: 50.4 per cent (2015-16 data). The immunisation rate of the fourth-richest state (2013-14) is now worse than that of some of the most backward states -- Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh, called Bimaru (...

  • Sushma calls on Cyprus President

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday called on Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades who is on a five day visit to India."Intensifying cooperation with Cyprus. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj calls on President Nicos Anastasiades, discusses areas of bilateral cooperatio...

  • 12 new expressways to be constructed: Gadkari

    Bagpat (Uttar Pradesh): At least a dozen new expressways would be constructed in the coming year to connect various states in the country, of which three will be started in 2017, it was announced here Friday."Eastern Peripheral Highway is just the beginning. We will make 12 such express highways. Th...

  • Sriramulu is Janardhan Reddy's elephant now

    Bengaluru: Mining baron and former minister Gali Janardhan Reddy paid a visit to Bannerghatta Biological Park and adopted an elephant and three tiger cubs of the park.Among three tiger cubs, two female cubs have been named Arunya and Shambhavi, while the male cub has been named after Reddy's family ...

  • Three soldiers, two 'fidayeens' die in Kashmir attack

    Srinagar: Guerrillas believed to be foreigners sneaked into an army camp in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday and killed three soldiers in an audacious pre-dawn attack that left two militants dead, officials said.Seven other soldiers were injured in the fighting that erupted after the insurgents at 4.30...

  • From angry young man to angry father: Vinod Khanna's cinematic voyage

    He came into prominence playing an angry young man in a 1970s classic and one of his last major appearances was as an angry implacable father in a 2010 blockbuster, but whatever role Vinod Khanna played -- good, bad, or even supporting -- he ended up making his presence felt. Can you think of any ot...