• China hit by strongest typhoon Hato; 9 people killed, one missing

    At least nine people were killed and one remained missing as Hato, the strongest typhoon to hit China this year, made its landfall in the city of Zhuhai in the southern Guangdong province

  • Police arrests four people for pushing 14-year-old into flesh trade

    Chandannagar police have arrested four people for repeated attempts to kidnap a teenager and force her into prostitution. One of the accused was the teen's neighbour, who had convinced her to elope with him

  • Singer Toshi slams Virat Kohli, wants people to leave his niece alone

    Bollywood singer Toshi Sabri lashed out at cricketer Virat Kohli for sharing a video of a girl crying, that went viral, saying the child is his niece and that the video was not meant to be made public

  • Kaifiyat Express derails in Uttar Pradesh's Aurali, 74 people injured

    More than 40 people were injured after six coaches of Kaifiyat Express train derailed near Auraiya in Uttar Pradesh in the wee hours of Wednesday

  • Muslims organise 'Bhandara' for the visitors of Ramdevra fair, spreading brotherhood

    Every year, lakhs of devotees, irrespective of their caste, creed or religion take up a journey to Ramdevra, a village in Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan. They come to pay tributes at the Samadhi of Baba Ramdev and seek blessings. They also attend the famous Ramdevra fair, which is organized after him. Baba Ramdev was a fourteenth century ruler and saint who devoted his life for the upliftment of the downtrodden. He took Samadhi at the age of 33 and today, he is worshiped by many social groups of India as Ishta-deva. Community kitchens are organized at various places of the state for the people who come to visit the Ramdevri fair, however, the one in Pushkar Road has become an exemplar of communal harmony. The reason being the people from Muslim community serve food to visitors here, irrespective of their religion. Elders can be seen instilling the sense of brotherhood and compassion into their young ones by letting them serve ‘Poori-subzi, an Indian cuisine on their folk’s platter. Along with the community Kitchens, a beautiful stage was also set up where pictures and idols of Baba Ram devi ji were kept. The burning of Incense sticks and singing of bhajans and kirtans created a holy atmosphere all around. As Baba Ram Devji believed in equality of all human beings and treated everyone equally, people of different religious faith pay homage to this saint, thus strengthening the secular fabric of our country.

  • Spanish police shoot dead Barcelona car attacker

    Spanish police on Monday shot dead a man they suspect was the Islamist militant who drove a van into a Barcelona crowd last week, killing 13 people

  • Utkal derailment: Railway minister Manoj Sinha promises stringent action

    Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha yesterday said there would be unprecedented action against those found guilty in the inquiry report of the Kalinga Utkal Express derailment

  • PLA conducts military exercises to strike awe in India: Report

    China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) conducted military exercises in an unknown location to "strike awe in India", said the state-backed Global Times yesterday

  • Aamir Khan urges people to contribute for Bihar flood relief

    Superstar Aamir Khan yesterday appealed to people to contribute towards Bihar Chief Minister's Relief Fund in the wake of the floods which have hit the northern state

  • Malegaon blasts accused Purohit gets bail after 8 yrs

    The Supreme Court yesterday granted bail to Lt Col Shrikant Prasad Purohit after eight years and eight months in jail in connection with the Malegaon twin blasts, in which seven people were killed during Ramzan on September 29, 2008

  • Radhika Apte: People still can't imagine female actors as superstars

    There is a considerable pay disparity in the film industry and Radhika Apte says this will only change when the audiences start accepting A-list female actors as superstars

  • Finland stabbings: Two dead, man shot in Turku

    Police in Finland shot a man who reportedly stabbed several people in the south-western city of Turku on Friday killing two and injuring at least six others, officials said

  • Pep Guardiola: Barcelona will stand up to terror attacks

    Former Barca boss Guardiola pays tribute to the victims of Thursday's devastating attack on the Spanish city; says he is saddened and affected

  • Make your edible Ganesha in Mumbai this Ganesh Chaturthi

    Designer cum baker Rintu Kalyani Rathod shows the art of making chocolate Ganesha. Watch the video and make your own edible Ganesh during Ganesh Chaturthi

  • Inhumane! 16-year-old girl married off to 75-year-old man from Oman

    A 16-year-old schoolgirl from Hyderabad was reportedly married off to a 75-year-old Sheikh from Oman three months ago for a sum of Rs. 5 lakh. The photos of the wedding were handed over to the police by the girl's parents. Union Minister Maneka Gandhi has sought External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's help in bringing back the girl to India.

  • 5-star hotel employee allegedly molested by security manager

    In a shameful incident, a 33-year-old woman, working at a five-star hotel in Delhi's Aerocity, was allegedly molested by its security manager. In the CCTV footage, the security manager is seen trying to undress the victim. The footage also captured another hotel staff member, who later left the room. The hotel's Public Relation Officer (PRO) Raja Singh said they have suspended the accused security manager. The victim, who had been working in the guest section of the hotel for two years, has also alleged that accused Pawan was forcing her for a physical relationship.

  • Over 100 minors killed in Sierra Leone floods, mudslides

    At least 109 children were among the more than 300 people who were killed in the deadly floods and mudslides that swept through Sierra Leone earlier in the week, a UN agency said

  • Van crashes into dozens of people in Barcelona, 2 killed, several injured

    Two people were killed after a van crashed into pedestrians near the Las Ramblas Avenue in central Barcelona on Thursday, several local newspapers reported, though a police spokesman said he could not confirm the deaths

  • Mumbai: 18-year-old Bhandup teen killed by unidentified people

    An eighteen year old living in Mumbai was killed by unidentified people on Wednesday night. Akash Wankhedra, hailing from the Bhandup area of Mumbai, was attacked with a sharp weapon, on his face by unknown people

  • Mumbai: 18-year-old murdered by unidentified assailants

    In a dreadful incident, an 18-year-old boy was murdered by unidentified assailants in Mumbai. Reportedly the victim, Akash, was hit with a sharp object. According to his brother, the victim had a scuffle with a minor boy a few days before and it might be the reason of the murder. Currently, the police are investigating the matter and no arrests have been made so far.