• Delhi taxi drivers protest continues, commuters in distraught

    The horrific Monday experience continued for the Delhi and NCR residents as protests by taxi drivers continued for the second consecutive day on Tuesday. The commuters had a tough time as congestion prevailed in most of the routes as scores of taxi drivers staged protests at the Delhi-Gurgaon expressway as well as at the Lado Sarai area.

  • Lenapur: Another Marathwada village goes thirsty

    As the entire Marathwada is witnessing the drought, Lenapur village in Aurangabad district of Maharashtra is reeling under severe water crisis. Women and children struggle to fetch water from the river, which is also drying up.

  • Sri Sri Ravi Shankar says 'Malala not worth of Nobel Prize'

    Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has stirred a row for disapproving on the Nobel Peace prize winner Malala Yousafzai's credibility for receiving the award. Without naming the Malala Pakistani national, who was presented the award last year, the spiritual guru said the 16-year-old girl did not do anything worth receiving the prestigious award.

  • 'Dada Saheb' winner Shashi Kapoor now set for biography in May

    Bollywood veteran Shashi Kapoor, who was felicitated with the Dada Saheb Phalke Award in 2014, is now all set to get a biography in the month of May. The biography titled 'Shashi Kapoor - the Householder, the Star' will have chapters from the personal and professional life of the actor.

  • Mallika Sherawat to attend Cannes again for her film 'The Lost Tomb'

    Along with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Sonam Kapoor, actress Mallika Sherawat has glammed Cannes Film Festival a number of times with her presence. The -Murder- star is all set dazzle the film festival once again. The 39-year-old actress confirmed the news in an official statement saying that she will be attending the event for her film -The Lost Tomb-.

  • U.N. court says India should release Italian sailor

    A U.N. arbitration court ruled that India should release an Italian marine, who has been detained in Delhi for more than four years, and allow him to return home. Foreign Ministry spokesman Vikas Swarup said Girone may return to Italy while remaining under authority of India's top court, as per the U.N. court ruling.

  • Raging fire brought under control in Shimla cemetery

    An inferno which broke out in the forest near old barrier cemetery area in Shimla last night has been brought under control. Over a dozen forest officials and forest fire watchers and firemen along with one fire tender were trying to control the forest fire. Residents of a Muslim shrine residing near cemetery remained worried.

  • 37-year-old trader shot dead near Seelampur metro station

    A 37-year-old trader, Mahender, was shot dead near Seelampur metro station in Delhi last night. The businessman dealt with jeans manufacturing. Earlier also, the 37-year-old had been shot at. The police are investigating the matter. Details are yet awaited.

  • Vijay Mallya resigns from Rajya Sabha

    Embattled liquor barren Vijay Mallya, who is facing allegations of money laundering, resigned from the upper house of Parliament. Mallya had left the country last month amid pressure from lenders to repay over Rs 90 billion owed by his now-defunct Kingfisher Airlines. He sent his resignation to the Ethics Panel of Rajya Sabha, the upper house of Parliament which had earlier recommended that he be expelled.

  • Shimla breaking records, swelters at 29.8 degree Celsius

    Temperature in Shimla has notched up by 5 to 6 degrees above normal as the temperature from the past two days in the hill station and other parts of the town has risen which 6 degrees above normal. Shimla recorded highest of the present season at 29.8 degree Celsius on Sunday and Una recorded at 43 degree Celsius.

  • Massive fire breaks out in J-K's Reasi district

    A massive fire broke out on Monday at the Thanpal forest area in Jammu and Kashmir's newly created Reasi district. Revealing details, Officer Ravinder Kumar said that people have been deployed to douse the flame, adding that it was a ground fire.

  • CM Raje to open 5,000 Annapurna Bhandars in Rajasthan

    Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje initiated Annapurna Bhandars with a new brand 'Sabse Achcha Sabse Sasta' in Rajasthan. In the programe around 5,000 fair price shops will start working as Annapurna Bhandars from October.

  • Farmers give free onions against receding prices

    The farmers in Madhya Pradesh's Ratlam city distributed onions for free as a symbol of protest against the minimal selling prices of the vegetable. The farmers distributed two trolleys of the vegetable that is being sold at 50 paise per kilograms in the wholesale market.

  • Aamir Khan to play music composer in next film 'Secret Superstar'

    Even before we could get out of the buzz Aamir Khan's latest film 'Dangal' is creating in the industry before its release, actor's next project has already been announced. If industry rumors are to be believed, Mr. Perfectionist will be playing the role of a music composer in his next titled 'Secret Superstar'.

  • Beat the heat: School distributes watermelons

    A private school in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi distributed watermelons among students in order to encourage healthy food habits in wake of rising temperatures. The initiative aimed at discouraging junk food has been taken up at a time when the Indian sub-continent is reeling with extreme summers.

  • SC sets up three members panel to oversee MCI functioning

    Taking a dim view of the functioning of the Medical Council of India, the Supreme Court on Monday set-up a three member committee to oversee its functioning including statutory functions and vet all its policy decisions

  • Chris Hemsworth gushes over wife Elsa Pataky

    'Thor' star Chris Hemsworth says that after six years of marriage he is constantly finding new things to love about his wife Elsa Pataky

  • Manoj Bajpayee to host 'Savdhaan India'

    National Award-winning actor Manoj Bajpayee will be "saluting" the spirit of traffic police by hosting a special episode of TV show 'Saavdhan India'

  • Chandigarh to host India-Korea Davis Cup tie

    The second round of the Davis Cup Asia/Oceania group 1 tennis tie between India and South Korea will be held from July 15 to 17 in Chandigarh, it was announced on Monday

  • Old uncles won't change, says Vir Das

    Actor-comedian Vir Das believes that "old uncles won't change".