China said Friday that it would help Nepal develop its power industry to alleviate severe electricity outages that can last up to 12 hours a day in the Himalayan nation, where Beijing is trying to increase influence and investment.
A magistrate's court has asked the Mumbai Police to conduct a probe into a complaint against Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar and others over a scene in his 2012 film `Khiladi 786' for allegedly hurting the religious sentiments.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will travel to Seoul on Sunday on a three-day visit during which India and South Korea will discuss ways to boost cooperation in key sectors like nuclear energy, trade and investment and defence, particularly in ship building.
India on Friday announced a USD one million contribution to a UN fund for tsunami, disaster and climate preparedness in the Indian Ocean and Southeast Asian countries on the 10th anniversary of the 2004 tsunami.
The tabla, a key percussion instrument in Indian classical music, is gaining in popularity across the world and players are respected globally, whereas the trend in India is reverse, leading tabla exponents said here Friday.
India has sought Bhutan's assistance to tackle militant outfit NDFB(S) that carried out the massacre of over 70 tribals amid reports that the banned group has set up bases in the dense forests along the Indo- Bhutan border.
China will increase official aid to Nepal by more than five times from fiscal 2015-16, officials said on Friday, to develop infrastructure in the landlocked nation where regional rival India has long wielded political influence.
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday said that the benefit of Central and state governments' welfare programmes is not reaching the poor families and advocated convergence of all schemes for development of the society.
At 25 years of age, captaining the Australian team and carrying the side's batting against India once again shows why Steve Smith is a sheer class act in modern day cricket. Smith scored a well made 72* and kept Aussies in the hunt of getting another big total in the third Test match against India in Melbourne on Friday.
Lauding his fellow bowlers for executing the plans well today, Indian pacer Mohammed Shami said the tourists would now aim to send Australia packing in the first session tomorrow in the ongoing third cricket Test here.