PM hopes visit to Russia, Central Asia will help push ties

Ahead of his eight-day visit to five Central Asian countries and Russia from July 6, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday expressed confidence that it will further enhance ties with these countries as well as other members of BRICS and SCO whose Summits he will attend.

Big fan of Al Pacino: Tiger Shroff
Big fan of Al Pacino: Tiger Shroff

Actor Tiger Shroff, who is hogging the limelight in B-town for his chiselled frame and physique, says he is a "big fan" of veteran Hollywood actor Al Pacino.

Hrithik Roshan is god of everything: Tiger Shroff
Hrithik Roshan is god of everything: Tiger Shroff

Young actor Tiger Shroff is a big fan of Hrithik Roshan and considers him as the "god of everything".

Indian cagers chalk up third win
Indian cagers chalk up third win

India and Sri Lanka stayed on course for a possible title-deciding clash by remaining unbeaten in the fourth South Asian Basketball Association's Asian Championship qualifying tournament here on Saturday.

Don't try to be an Englishman, be an Indian first: Rajnath

Pitching for a strong cyber infrastructure in the country, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday stressed that India should work towards developing its own servers.

India face tough task against Britain in bronze play-off
India face tough task against Britain in bronze play-off

 Laid low after suffering a 0-4 thrashing at the hands of Belgium, India face a tough task in their bid to finish on the podium when they take on a tenacious Great Britain in the bronze medal match of the men's Hockey World League Semifinals here on Sunday.

Met Dawood Ibrahim in London, he wanted to return to India: Ram Jethmalani
Met Dawood Ibrahim in London, he wanted to return to India: Ram Jethmalani

Senior advocate Ram Jethmalani on Saturday claimed to have met Dawood Ibrahim in London, where the underworld don had told him that he was willing to return to India.

Conceding soft goals put us under enormous pressure: Sardar Singh
Conceding soft goals put us under enormous pressure: Sardar Singh

Captain Sardar Singh said conceding two soft goals early in the semifinal against Belgium proved disastrous for India in the Hockey World League Semifinals at the KHC Stadium here on Friday.

Indian govt blocked Dawood Ibrahim's bid to return: Chhota Shakeel
Indian govt blocked Dawood Ibrahim's bid to return: Chhota Shakeel

Underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's trusted aide Chhota Shakeel has claimed that his master wanted to return to India after the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts, but the government didn't agree, a newspaper report claimed on Saturday.

In most of rural India, Rs 5000 is the highest wage, says Socio-Economic and Caste Census
In most of rural India, Rs 5000 is the highest wage, says Socio-Economic and Caste Census

The highest earning member in about three-fourths of all rural households in the country made less than Rs 5,000 per month, according to the Socio Economic and Caste Census (SECC) 2011 released on Friday.

India refuses to vote against Israel at UNHRC
India refuses to vote against Israel at UNHRC

Marking a significant change in stance, India abstained on a United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) resolution condemning Israel over a UN report into the alleged war crimes committed during the 2014 Gaza conflict.

India tells Chinese vessels to sail to Iran at the earliest

India advised Chinese fishing vessels, which took shelter at Diu off the Gujarat coast, to undertake their passage to Iran at the earliest, according to a statement issued by the Defence Public Relations Officer here on Friday.

No change in India's position on support to Palestinian cause: MEA

Asserting that there is no change in the country`s long-standing position on support to the Palestinian cause, the MEA on Friday said that whenever there has been a Human Rights Council resolution which referred directly to the International Criminal Court, as had happened in the cases of Syria and North Korea, India`s general approach has been to abstain.

UNHRC adopts resolution on Palestine, India abstains

India for the first time on Friday abstained from voting on a resolution on Palestine adopted at the UN rights body that calls for accountability by parties involved in last year's conflict in Gaza.

AIB: Swatchh Bharat-Clean India reality check

We find India's 'Litter'-ates everywhere, we treat roads as dustbins, through waste on road, litter every time , do we do the same at home.It is high time All should stand together for a clean India so that it is not just in dreams but becomes a reality too!

Aamir Khan teams up with AR Rahman for next home production
Aamir Khan teams up with AR Rahman for next home production

Superstar Aamir Khan is collaborating with Oscar-winning composer A R Rahman for his next production.

Cinema doesn't discriminate: Amitabh Bachchan
Cinema doesn't discriminate: Amitabh Bachchan

Cinema doesn't discriminate and is instead, a "great integrator of communities", said legendary Indian actor Amitabh Bachchan, who was guest of honour at the celebration of the US Independence Day here in Mumbai.

Gaurav Gera to be seen in 'The Voice India'

 After receiving a positive response for his cross dress acts in shows like “Mrs. Pammi Pyarelal” and “Comedy Nights with Kapil”, actor Gaurav Gera will next show his feminine avatar in a guest appearance in singing based reality show “The Voice India”.

'Pixels' set to release in India in July
'Pixels' set to release in India in July

Sony Pictures India is all set to enthral audiences in India with their upcoming sci-fi comedy film “Pixels" from July 31.