India is ready for Nuclear Suppliers Group membership, says US; China, Pakistan left red-faced
The US has said that India meets missile technology control regime requirements and is ready for entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG). Read more.
Election Campaign comes to an end in Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry for May 16 Assembly polls
A fierce election campaign that ran for around two months has finally come to an end today in three southern states going to Assembly polls on May 16. Read more.
Sexual harassment case: Court takes cognizance of chargesheet filed against RK Pachauri
A Delhi Court has taken cognizance of chargesheet filed against former The Energy and Resource Institute (TERI) chief RK Pachauri for allegedly sexually harassing a female colleague. Read more.Pachauri for allegedly sexually harassing a female colleague. Read more.
Gaya road rage: JD(U) MLC’s son Rocky Yadav confesses to killing Aditya
Son of absconding Janata Dal (United) MLC Manorama Devi, Rakesh Ranjan alias Rocky Yadav has confessed before police that he killed class 12 student Aditya Sachdev in a fit of road rage last week in Gaya. Read more.
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Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today strongly condemned the murder of two journalists in Bihar and Jaitley today strongly condemned the murder of two journalists in Bihar and Jharkhand and demanded an independent investigation. Bihar and Jharkhand and demanded an independent investigation. Read more.
Journalist Pushp Sharma who said Pushp Sharma who said AYUSH denied jobs to Muslim candidates arrested for ‘forgery’
The journalist who published a report claiming that the AYUSH ministry had denied jobs to Muslims as part of government policy has today been arrested by the Delhi Police on charges of fabricating an RTI reply from the government in the same context. Read more.
Pentagon warns of China troops build-up on India border
China has increased defence capabilities and deployed more troops along the Indian border, the Pentagon has said, as it warned of increasing Chinese military presence including bases in various parts of the world, particularly Pakistan. defence capabilities and deployed more troops along the Indian border, the Pentagon has said, as it warned of increasing Chinese military presence including bases in various parts of the world, particularly Pakistan. Read more.
Bangladesh accuses Pakistan of breaching ‘Delhi agreement’ of 1974
Bangladesh today accused Pakistan of breaching the post-1971 liberation war agreement by not taking back thousands of its stranded citizens, affecting the validity of the treaty. Read more.
Ties with Pakistan ‘complicated’ but ‘vital’, US says
Amid an apparent strain in ties with Islamabad over blocking the sale of F-16s, the US on Saturday said it is “vital” to build ties with Pakistan and make the relationship between the two countries stronger. However, the US conceded that both the countries don’t see eye-to-eye on every issue. Read more.
Inflation remains high; no need to borrow in dollars: RBI Guv
Inflation remains “fairly sticky” and above the comfort level of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Governor Raghuram Rajan said, dashing hopes of any immediate lowering of interest rates by the central bank. Read more.
Target to raise India’s defence exports to $2 billion: Manohar Parrikardefence exports to $2 billion: Manohar Parrikar
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today said the government will take into account the concerns while forging strategic partnership in the critical sector and set a target to raise India’s defence exports to $2 billion in the next two years from the current over $330 million.defence exports to $2 billion in the next two years from the current over $330 million. Read more.
Glittery gold to ravishing red: Aishwarya Rai ups glam quotient in Naeem Khan's creation
Indian-American designer Naeem Khan's designs are drawing attention from the creme de la creme. After US First Lady Michelle Obama flaunted one of his creations at an important event earlier this week, Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan chose to flaunt a red ruffled gown from the New York-based designer for an appearance at the Cannes Film Festival. Read more.
This actress wants to hug, kiss and fall in love with Salman Khan
Superstar Salman Khan gave actress Daisy Shah her big Bollywood break when she debuted opposite him in ‘Jai Ho’. Since then, Daisy has been a regular attendee at all of the big functions at Salman’s family. But it looks like Daisy’s feelings towards Sallu run deeper than just attending parties of ‘Khan-daan’. Read more.
Ranveer Singh has a special wish; the ‘Bajirao’ wants to be a baddie now
Within a short span of time, actor Ranveer Singh has done weighty roles in Bollywood that would otherwise have taken decades for many others. He has played a lover boy (Band Bajaa Baarat), a con (Ladies Vs Ricky Bahl), a gangster (Gunday and Kill Dil), Romeo (Ram Leela) and a ruler (Bajirao Mastani). However, Ranveer does not want to restrict himself and now wants to essay a character with a dark shade. Read more.
IPL 2016: Kohli, de Villiers create history with their individual tons against Gujarat Lions
In the must-win clash against the table-toppers Gujarat Lions, Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli and run-machine AB de Villiers smashed individual tons to power RCB to a massive total of 248/3. Read more.
Vijender Singh beats Andrzej Soldra to win sixth pro fight
Indian boxing star Vijender Singh's rampaging winning streak remained intact as he carved out a sixth successive knockout victory by battering Poland's Andrzej Soldra on Friday. Read more.
At Italian Open, Novak Djokovic beats Rafael Nadal for 7th straight time
Novak Djokovic extended his recent mastery over Rafael Nadal with a 7-5, 7-6 (4) win in the Italian Open quarterfinals on Friday, coming from behind in both sets of a match he agreed was “a classic.” Read more.