PM Narendra Modi to lead prayers on Buddha Poornima

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lead the nation in prayers and solidarity with the people of India and Nepal on the occasion of Buddha Poornima on Monday.

Resign or wind up all businesses: Congress to Punjab CM Prakash Singh Badal

Citing conflict of interest, Congress leader Amarinder Singh on Sunday said Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal should either resign or shut down his transport and other businesses, days after death of a girl after being shoved off from a bus owned by the ruling family.

Mumbai terror attacks: India welcomes UN assurance to take up ​Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi's release issue
Mumbai terror attacks: India welcomes UN assurance to take up ​Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi's release issue

India on Sunday welcomed UNSC's assurance of taking up the issue of Mumbai terror attack mastermind Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi's release at its next meeting, and questioned Pakistan's "sincerity" in the matter.

Moga molestation-death case: Victim's father accepts Rs 20 Lakh compensation, agrees for cremation
Moga molestation-death case: Victim's father accepts Rs 20 Lakh compensation, agrees for cremation

Ending a four-day deadlock, the family members of a teenaged girl who died after being pushed out of a bus here late Wednesday while resisting an alleged molestation bid have agreed to perform her last rites and are also ready to take compensation of Rs 20 Lakh.

India's military procurement process blamed for Rafale bungle

A cumbersome process for military procurements has been blamed by a parliamentary panel for India missing out on "the mother of all deals" for purchasing 126 combat jets, instead of which only 36 will be bought from the same French manufacturer.

Ranveer Singh explains his hospital selfie
Ranveer Singh explains his hospital selfie

 Ranveer Singh's selfie from a hospital bed left many amused but the actor said he posted the picture online just for a kick.

ISRO carries out series of cryogenic engine development tests

After successful test of the high thrust cryogenic engine recently, a series of development tests on the engine are being carried out to validate the performance and to prove its design, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has said.

UN assures India of taking up Lakhvi release issue

A UNSC committee has assured India that it will take up the issue of Mumbai terror attack mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi at its next meeting, after India expressed concern that the LeT commander's release from a Pakistani jail violates the provisions of the global body.

India, Japan vow to crack down on cyber crimes
India, Japan vow to crack down on cyber crimes

India has sought assistance from Japan on the latest technologies and expertise to tackle cyber criminals in Internet espionage, cyber terrorism and stealing personal as well as critical data.

Financial support for vaccination in India till 2020: Gavi

India will continue to get financial assistance from Gavi, a global alliance for vaccination and immunisation, only till 2020 because as the country develops it will have to pay for its vaccines.

Pak lodges protest with India over civilian's death

Pakistan today lodged a protest with India over the alleged killing of an unarmed civilian who according to Pakistani officials had inadvertently crossed the border to the Indian side.

India to be CERN member soon: Official

Ending months of speculation, the central government has given the green signal for India's associate membership to CERN, the world's largest particle physics aboratory, a top ministry official said on Saturday.

Rafale deal: France defence minister on India visit next week

Days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced purchase of 36 Rafale jets from France in fly-away condition, its Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will be visiting India next week to "set up" negotiations for the crucial deal.

India seeks UN intervention over Mumbai terror attacks mastermind Lakhvi's release
India seeks UN intervention over Mumbai terror attacks mastermind Lakhvi's release

India has sought UN's intervention in the release of Mumbai terror attack mastermind and LeT commander Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi, saying it was in violation of the norms of the global body and it should raise the matter with Pakistan.

Nepal earthquake: Stranded tourists reach India by bus

A group of foreign tourists, who were stranded in Nepal, were transported by bus to Bihar on Saturday.

Indo-French Naval exercises off Goa coast concludes

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar witnessed four-hour long naval manoeuvring between Indian Navy and its French counterpart off Goa coast on Saturday- the concluding day of 'Varuna' exercises.

Siddhanth Kapoor injured during 'Bombairiya' shoot
Siddhanth Kapoor injured during 'Bombairiya' shoot

Actor Siddhanth Kapoor, who will be seen vrooming around on a pink scooter in his next film "Bombairiya", met with an accident while shooting for a chase sequence.

'Hamari Adhuri Kahani' trailer to be out on May 4
'Hamari Adhuri Kahani' trailer to be out on May 4

Emraan Hashmi and Vidya Balan are soon to appear together again in the romantic film 'Hamari Adhuri Kahani'. The trailer of the movie is scheduled to launch on Monday.

Moga victim's family says no to last rites unless Badals are booked

Three days after a teenage girl was molested and pushed to her death from a moving bus in Punjab's Moga district, her relatives have refused to perform her final rites till the time the proprietors of the company that owned the vehicle are booked.

Include Assam in India-Bangladesh land protocol: Gogoi urges PM Modi

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to include the state in the protocol signed between the governments of India and Bangladesh on September 6, 2011.