• Bengal students write slang, love poems in exam, 10 suspended

    Kolkata: At least 10 students of a college in West Bengal were suspended for writing about love, Hindi and Bengali film songs and poems instead of answers to questions in their semester exams.The students were from Balgurghat Law College in Malda, affiliated to the University of Gour Banga."They wer...

  • Katheria likely to be next UP BJP chief

    New Delhi: Former Union Minister Ram Shankar Katheria, who has stirred controveries in the past with his remarks, is likely to be the Bharatiya Janata Party's next Uttar Pradesh chief, informed sources said.Sources in the BJP told IANS that Katheria's name is learnt to have been finalised after cons...

  • India hands over Pakistani teen who inadvertently crossed border

    Chandigarh: The Border Security Force (BSF) on Saturday handed over a Pakistani teen who had crossed into Indian territory inadvertently in the Abohar sector in Punjab, a BSF official said.The Pakistani national, Razak, aged around 15, hailing from Kasur district in Pakistan, was apprehended by BSF ...

  • Would not talking to separatists help improve Kashmir situation?

    Srinagar: Would the central government's assertion that talks to improve the situation in Kashmir can only be held with mainstream political parties -- and not separatists -- have a positive impact in the Valley?Unlikely, given past experience. And the current political stalemate might unfortunately...

  • 'Baahubali 2' crosses Rs. 100 crore on first day

    Chennai: S.S Rajamouli's magnum opus "Baahubali 2: The Conclusion netted over Rs. 100 crore at the ticket window in the country on release day. Trade sources say this is the best ever opening for an Indian film. Even filmmaker Karan Johar expressed his joy over the massive opening of the film.Accord...

  • IPL: Rampaging KKR hot favourites against Hyderabad

    Hyderabad: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will be hot favourites to do the double on defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad when the two sides lock horns in an Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here on Sunday.KKR have looked to be the team to beat this season ...

  • After US warns N.Korea 'military action' on table, Pyongyang tests missile

    United Nations: Hours after US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson issued a grim warning on Friday that "military action" should be considered an option to deter North Korea's nuclear programme, Pyongyang responded by defiantly testing a ballistic missile.The missile test was, however, a failure and it...

  • Kejriwal accepts mistake, says will introspect and correct

    New Delhi: Three days after the Aam Aadmi Party was defeated in the Delhi civic polls, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday accepted that he has made mistakes and said "will introspect and course correct"."In the last two days, I spoke to many volunteers and voters. The reality is obvious," Ke...

  • Pet crocodile found alive after house fire in Australia

    Canberra: A gigantic four-metre-long saltwater crocodile, kept as a pet by an Australian in Darwin, has survived a fire which gutted its owner's house, a firefighter said on Friday.Albert, believed to be up to 70 years old, was found unscathed at the back of the property in a custom built pen after ...

  • After Whatmore, Uthappa on Kerala radar

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) which has thrown its net far and wide and successfully roped in World Cup winning coach Dav Whatmore, has begun to look for high profile cricketers to join the state squad.A Kerala cricket administrator who did not wish to be identified told I...

  • 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 ...

  • Trump's response a 'slap' on Tsai's face: China

    Beijing: China on Friday said US President Donald Trump saying that he would consult Beijing before talking to Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen was a "slap" on her face.Beijing's reaction came after Trump said he would consult Chinese President Xi Jinping before talking to Tsai, who in an interview s...