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Indian Astronauts To Be Trained By Russia For Gaganyaan Programme: PM

News Feed - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 3:23am
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that Russia will train the Indian astronauts for the country's ambitious manned space mission -- the Gaganyaan.

Two Murder Accused Shot Dead In Kanpur

News Feed - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 3:14am
Two murder accused were shot dead by bike-borne armed men at Girsi village in Kanpur's Ghatampur area on Wednesday, the police said.

145 Municipal Schools Provide Temporary Shelter To Mumbai Commuters

News Feed - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 3:04am
In the wake of hundreds of commuters stranded at railway stations due to incessant rains in the metropolis on Wednesday, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has converted 145 civic-run...

Foreign Minister S Jaishankar On 2-Day Visit To Indonesia, Singapore

News Feed - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 2:59am
External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar left on a two-nation visit to Indonesia and Singapore on Wednesday.

State Government Gets Notice After Woman Raped In Haryana Kills Self

News Feed - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 2:53am
The National Human Rights has issued notices to the Haryana government and the state police chief on Wednesday over reports of a woman allegedly committing suicide at a police station in Yamunanagar...

100-Feet National Flag To Be Put Up In 38 Railway Stations In North East

News Feed - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 2:50am
The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has decided to install national flags atop 100 feet tall poles at 38 major stations across the zone during the current financial year, an official said in Guwahati...

Trump Says Not Worried For Boris Johnson: "He Knows How To Win"

News Feed - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 2:47am
US President Donald Trump voiced confidence Wednesday in embattled British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, insisting: "He knows how to win."

Armed Men Break Into Judge's House, Tie Him To Bed, Leave With Rs 500

News Feed - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 2:40am
A 50-year-old judge in Madhya Pradesh was held captive in his bedroom by a group of armed men who broke into his house in the early hours of Wednesday.

Live-In Relationships Should Be Banned, Says Rajasthan Rights Body

News Feed - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 2:40am
Live-in relationships should be prohibited and women in such relationships are "akin to concubines", said the chief of Rajasthan Human Rights commission, who, as a High Court judge, made headlines...

Madhya Pradesh Judge Confined, Tortured At His House Claims BJP Leader

News Feed - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 2:39am
BJP general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya on Wednesday claimed that a sessions court judge, Surendra Sharma, was confined and tortured inside his own residence in Umariya district.

India, Russia Ink Pact For Maritime Route Between Chennai And Vladivostok

News Feed - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 2:38am
India and Russia on Wednesday agreed to open a maritime route between the ports of Chennai and Vladivostok to ensure connectivity between the two countries.

Russian Protester Given 3 Years In Jail For Assaulting Police

News Feed - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 2:37am
A Moscow court on Wednesday sentenced a protester to three years in prison for violence against a police officer, as Russia continues convictions over anti-government demonstrations.

Amazon's "Tallest Tree" Safe From Fires, Say Scientists

News Feed - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 2:36am
Intrepid Brazilian and British scientists say they have located the Amazon's tallest tree in northern Brazil, untouched by a spate of wildfires that have raged in the rainforest for weeks.

BJP Creating A Perception As If Only They Are Patriots: Adhir Chowdhury

News Feed - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 2:30am
Adhir Chowdhury, the leader of Congress in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday conceded that the party and others in the opposition are losing the "battle of perception" as they are being branded as...

Mehbooba Mufti's Daughter Moves Top Court Against Her Detention

News Feed - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 2:29am
Daughter of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court seeking directions to the authorities to allow her to meet her mother, who is under detention...

Laid-Off Employees Deep In Debt As Slowdown Hits Tamil Nadu Auto Hub

News Feed - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 2:27am
In Chennai's Ambattur, a hub for tiny auto component manufacturers, machine operator Sahaya Marym was pushed out of her job of 10 years. With no means of income, she had to take a loan from a private...

Belinda Bencic Advances To First Grand Slam Semi-Final At US Open

News Feed - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 2:25am
Belinda Bencic ensured a return to the world rankings top-10 for the first time since June 2016 with the victory.

On Camera, Mumbai Skyscraper Turns Into "Waterfall" Amid Heavy Rain

News Feed - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 2:20am
As Mumbai grapples with intense rain, a video of water sprouting from the terrace of a South Mumbai skyscraper like a "waterfall", left people in disbelief after the clip went viral on social media.

"Political Vendetta Stronger Than Law": DK Shivakumar's Video Message

News Feed - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 2:15am
Karnataka Congress leader DK Shivakumar, who has been sent to Enforcement Directorate custody for 10 days in connection with a money laundering case, today said political vendetta has become stronger...

Ex-Congress Block Unit President's Son Shot Dead In UP's Amethi: Police

News Feed - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 2:12am
The son of a former Congress block unit president was shot dead over an old enmity outside his house in his native village on Wednesday, police said.