Thousands offer worship at Srirangam temple on Ekadasi day

Thousands of devotees on Thursday offered worship at the famous Sri Ranaganathaswamy temple on the most auspicious Vaikunta Ekadasi day, which also coincided with the New Year day.

New Year's Day blaze kills two, razes shanties in Philippines

A fire raced through a crowded slum in the Philippine capital on New Year's Day, killing at least two people and gutting hundreds of shanties, officials said.

Happy New Year! World ushers in 2015 with fireworks, festivities
Happy New Year! World ushers in 2015 with fireworks, festivities

Millions of revelers took to the streets around the world from Sydney to New York to usher in 2015 on Thursday, but celebrations turned to tragedy in China, where 35 people were killed in a stampede in central Shanghai.

Four Indians charged with murder of compatriot

Four Indian nationals were charged on Thursday by a Singapore court with the murder of a compatriot on New Year Day.

Puducherry CM`s New Year Day message

Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy on Monday said his government would spare no efforts to ensure secure and safe life for the people of Puducherry.