See what can Maggi do to your health!

This piece of news may not sound good for many 'Maggi' lovers as it may now face a ban in Uttar Pradesh after it has been found to contain harmful chemicals.

DNA: Modi-led NDA govt's hits and misses in one year

Terming the one-year performance of Narendra Modi government as more than satisfactory, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said that good governance always has to be blended with clever politics.
Watch what changes it brought to the common man.

Govt to announce welfare schemes for CPM jawans, paramilitary

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday praised the central paramilitary force personnel for their 'pious and gallant' deeds and said the government will soon announce some important decisions for their welfare.

Pakistan denies visa to 150 Sikh pilgrims

Pakistan High Commission has rejected the visa of 150 Sikh pilgrims visiting Pakistan to commemorate the martyrdom day of 5th Sikh Guru Arjan Dev.

Settling border issue "critical" for India-China ties: NSA Ajit Doval

 Settlement of the border issue is "critical" for India-China ties, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval said on Friday, as he called for a "larger plan" for "tackling" that country to resolve all ticklish matters.

'India not to participate in Russian Moon research project'

India has "lost interest" in the Russian project for the soil sample taking at the south pole of the Moon after "mutual refusal from cooperation, Russia's official media reported.

Mars mission makes India top ranking space power: China report

India's accomplishment in becoming the only Asian country to send a spacecraft to Mars has earned it a place in the top rankings of space-faring nations, a report by a Chinese research institution has said.

Azharuddin trains Emraan for biopic 'Azhar'
Azharuddin trains Emraan for biopic 'Azhar'

Former Indian cricket captain Mohammad Azharuddin finds Emraan Hashmi as the perfect fit to portray him in his biopic "Azhar", while the actor says the cricketer is helping him learn the nuances of the game.

India to soon have its own space shuttle!
India to soon have its own space shuttle!

The Indian Space Research Organisation is developing its maiden reusable space shuttle which will be test-launched towards the second half of July.

Indian national charged with fraud in New York

An Indian national along with two other people was charged with conspiracy to trick distressed homeowners into selling their residences and reaping millions of dollars through the fraud.

India offers help to restore two more temples in quake-hit Nepal

After Pashupatinath Temple, India has offered help to restore two more temples -- Swayambhunath and Kumarika temples in Kathmandu Valley -- in earthquake-hit Nepal, Union Minister Mahesh Sharma said on Friday.

Cannes flatgate: Of high heels, feminism and conformity

A hundred years ago, the time was World War 1, men in Europe and America went to war and women took to wearing their husbands' trousers to take up jobs and sustain families. It took half a century for trousers to become fashionable for women.

'AMR is development challenge not just health security risk'

India has said the issue of anti- microbial resistance (AMR) should be seen holistically as a "development challenge" instead of interpreting it narrowly as a health security risk.

Promoting scientific temper a constitutional and moral duty: Vice President

Vice President Hamid Ansari on Friday said promotion and embedding of science and scientific temper in citizenry is a constitutional duty, apart from being a moral one, "if we are to emerge as a modern, progressive nation."

Bangladesh skipper faces race to be fit for India Test
Bangladesh skipper faces race to be fit for India Test

Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim faces a race against time to be fit for the one-off test against India next month after the wicketkeeper-batsman was advised a week`s rest to recover from a finger injury.

Hope Teesta deal will be inked during Modi visit: Bangla envoy

Bangladesh on Thursday said it was looking forward to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's upcoming visit to Dhaka and hoped that the long-pending Teesta pact will be inked during the trip besides expansion of cooperation in key areas of energy and connectivity.

India ranks 24th in the first Environmental Democracy Index

India has ranked 24th out of 70 countries in the first Environmental Democracy Index that is topped by Lithuania and evaluates nations' progress in enacting laws to promote transparency, accountability and citizen engagement in environmental decision making.

'India on 6th position in terms of scientific publications'

India has reached sixth position in terms of publishing scientific research papers, climbing four spots, the government on Thursday said.