2 Indian-US docs to pay over USD 3.6 mn for healthcare fraud

 Two Indian-American doctors and their cardiology firm have agreed to pay more than USD 3.6 million to resolve allegations that its facilities falsely billed federal health care programs for tests that were not medically necessary.

India monitoring Chinese Navy's activities: Naval chief

Indian Navy chief Admiral RK Dhowan on Thursday said India was "closely monitoring" the activities of the Chinese Navy.

DNA: Pentagon report says Beijing accelerates land reclamation in South China Sea

United States Department of Defence report says China has developed around 2,000 acres (800 hectares) of artificial islands in strategic South China Sea waters.

India proud of its contribution to UN peacekeeping: Sushma Swaraj

India is proud of its own "long and rich tradition" of contribution to the UN peacekeeping operations for which it has contributed the largest number of troops, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Thursday.

Police probe Indian national's death as murder in Guyana

Police in Guyana are treating the death of an Indian national as murder after his body with multiple stab wounds was found in a relative`s apartment on Tuesday, a media report said on Thursday.

CPI(M) chief Sitaram Yechury calls on Hasina

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday lauded Indian Parliament's ratification of the Land Boundary Agreement (LBA) during her talks with the newly-elected CPI(M) chief Sitaram Yechury who called on her here.

Pak warns of 'appropriate measures' after Manohar Parrikar's remarks

Pakistan on Thursday said Indian Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar's remarks that "terrorists have to be neutralised only through terrorists" should be a matter of concern for the region and beyond and warned of taking "appropriate measures" to safeguard its interests.

IAF helicopter makes emergency landing

 An IAF helicopter today made an emergency landing in a field at Bhopura village, 40km from district headquarters Amroha, after it developed snag.

Scholars appointed in faculty positions under UGC initiative

As many as 102 scholars, 45 per cent of whom are from overseas, have been appointed to faculty positions in scientific disciplines in institutes in the country under an UGC initiative.

US Defence Secretary Carter to visit Visakhapatnam port

US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter will visit Visakhapatnam port during his maiden trip to India early next month, indicating the significance the Pentagon attaches to India's modernisation of its Navy.

I hope after 'Quantico', Indian actors are taken seriously: Priyanka Chopra
I hope after 'Quantico', Indian actors are taken seriously: Priyanka Chopra

 She remembers being bullied as a "brownie" in her teenage years in the US. But now Priyanka Chopra, who has landed a key role in American thriller show "Quantico", hopes her new endeavour helps her to break the "stereotype" that global pop culture has made out of Indians, and opens more doors for the country's actors to be taken seriously in the west.

India to raise Saptkoshi river issue with Nepal: Uma Bharati

India will raise the issue of Saptkoshi river with Nepal which causes flood in Bihar every year, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati said on Thursday.

Heatwave killed people, numbers killed conscience

“Qu’ils mangent de la brioche” —‘’Let them eat cake” – quipped Queen Marie- Antoinette, bride of France’s King Louis XVI, somwhere around in 1789 when she was told that her French subjects were dying and had no bread to eat.

Veteran actor Dharmendra hospitalised
Veteran actor Dharmendra hospitalised

Veteran actor Dharmendra has been admitted to Breach Candy hospital here after he complained of weakness and shoulder pain.

Ajay Devgn to light up box office on Diwali 2016, 2017
Ajay Devgn to light up box office on Diwali 2016, 2017

Though he might miss the 2015 Diwali to entertain his fans, Bollywood superstar Ajay Devgn is all set to dominate the silver screen on Diwali 2016 and 2017.

Ronit Roy spent six months to learn Haryanvi
Ronit Roy spent six months to learn Haryanvi

Actor Ronit Roy had hired a diction teacher to learn Haryanvi for six months to get the accent right for his role in the forthcoming film "Guddu Rangeela".

'Sicario' to release in India in September
'Sicario' to release in India in September

Emily Blunt starrer "Sicario", which premiered at the Cannes International Film Festival earlier this month, will come to Indian screens in September, courtesy PVR Pictures.

Musical tribute to Noor Jehan, but with a twist
Musical tribute to Noor Jehan, but with a twist

New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) As a tribute to the melodies by Pakistan's legendary singing sensation Noor Jehan, singer Sona Mohapatra has recreated the magic of one of her songs “Sanu nehar wale pul tey bula ke”.

Jyotika and I may act together next year: Suriya
Jyotika and I may act together next year: Suriya

Actor-producer Suriya says he may act alongside his actress-wife Jyotika in a Tamil project next year. The duo has been reading scripts over the last few months for their comeback on screen.

Jacqueline to endorse British luxury bathware brand
Jacqueline to endorse British luxury bathware brand

New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez, who is originally from Sri Lanka, has been appointed the ambassador of British luxury bathware brand Queo.