AIB: Save the girl child- stop female foeticide

Save the girl child- stop female foeticide.

'Draft notification for emission standards for bio-fuel vehicles'

The government Friday said it has formulated a draft notification for mass emission standards for bio-diesel (B100) fueled vehicles, a move to promote bio-fuel friendly vehicles across the country.

On this day 20 years ago; India made its first mobile phone call!
On this day 20 years ago; India made its first mobile phone call!

India now boasts of being the world’s second-largest telecom market in the world. But do you know how it all started?

Once in 3 years: Blue moon glimmers in the night sky!
Once in 3 years: Blue moon glimmers in the night sky!

You will witness a similar phenomenon next in 2018.

'India, US in process of signing pact for next-gen soldier wear'

The government today said it is in the process of signing an agreement with the US to collaborate on the next-generation lightweight, protective clothing for soldiers.

Ishant Sharma needs to work harder in nets: Courtney Walsh
Ishant Sharma needs to work harder in nets: Courtney Walsh

West Indies pace legend Courtney Walsh feels that Indian speedster Ishant Sharma needs to work harder in the nets in order to iron out his flaws and achieve consistency.

Over 9,700 women rights violation cases since April

More than 9,700 cases of atrocities against women, including domestic violence and rape, have been registered since April one this year, with Uttar Pradesh seeing the highest number of such cases, the government said on Friday.

Yakub Memon's hanging 'legal murder'; will have consequences for India: Chhota Shakeel
Yakub Memon's hanging 'legal murder'; will have consequences for India: Chhota Shakeel

Underworld don Chhota Shakeel has issued a warning to India hours after 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict Yakub Memon was hanged to death at the Nagpur Central Jail early Thursday warning.

Four Indians abducted in Libya worked at a university

Three of the four Indian nationals, who have been kidnapped by militants in Libya, are teachers by profession and are employed at the Sirte University. The fourth one also works at the same university.

'Restricted UNSC prevents small nations' voice to be heard'

The "restricted and undemocratic" nature of the UN Security Council is preventing developing nations from being heard in the UN body, India has said as it warned that such a situation cannot be sustained for much longer and the Council must be urgently reformed.

Gurdaspur attack: ISI trained terrorists at Thailand-Myanmar border for 10 days
Gurdaspur attack: ISI trained terrorists at Thailand-Myanmar border for 10 days

Pakistan's intelligence agency, Inter-Services Intelligence, trained the terrorists who attacked Dinanagar town of Gurdaspur district in Punjab on Monday.

BCCI to not allow WAGs on Sri Lanka tour, Ravi Shastri to join late
BCCI to not allow WAGs on Sri Lanka tour, Ravi Shastri to join late

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will not allow Indian cricketers to take their wives and girlfriends (WAGs) along during the Sri Lanka tour next month.

White House cites India's support to sell Iran nuclear deal

The White House has again warned that if the Republican controlled Congress kills the historic nuclear deal with Iran, it would be impossible to assemble an international coalition, including India, to back sanctions against Tehran.

Problems best solved outside UN Security Council: India

Solutions to global problems are best found outside the Security Council in forums like the General Assembly that are democratic, inclusive and transparent, India declared on Thursday.

'New found freedom' for 51,000 people as India, Bangladesh begin exchange of enclaves
'New found freedom' for 51,000 people as India, Bangladesh begin exchange of enclaves

It's a historic day for India and Bangladesh. Following a wait of over four decades, the two neighbours will on Friday midnight begin exchanging 162 adversely-held enclaves. This marks the start of implementation of the landmark Land Boundary Agreement.

Congressional resolution calls for strengthening Indo-US ties

 A Congressional resolution marking the upcoming 68th anniversary of India's independence has called for continued strengthening of Indo-US ties.

India demonstrates capability of launching Geosynchronous satellite
India demonstrates capability of launching Geosynchronous satellite

 India has demonstrated the capability of launching 1.4 ton class of satellites using Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) and 2 ton class of satellites using Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) Mk II to Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO).

India asks nationals to refrain from travelling to Yemen

With the UN raising the humanitarian crisis level of Yemen to the highest rung, India on Thursday asked its nationals to refrain from travelling to the strife-torn country.

HRW asks India to abolish death penalty after Memon's hanging

A leading human rights organisation today renewed its call for India to abolish death penalty after it executed 1993 Mumbai blast convict Yakub Memon, saying there is no evidence that the "cruel" form of punishment acts as a deterrent.

199 ceasefire violations by Pakistan till June: Parrikar

There have been 199 violations by Pakistan of the bilateral ceasefire with India till June, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Thursday.