PM Modi lauds scientists on successful Nirbhay missile test

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday congratulated Indian scientists on the successful test-firing of the Nirbhay missile.

Apple iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus go on sale in India

Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have finally arrived in India as the clock struck 12 on October 17.

'India should end death penalty'

Death penalty in a country like India that carries the message of non-violence on the global stage is a paradox, said Robert Badinter, a globally renowned lawyer.

India signs up with FIFA`s anti-corruption watchdog
India signs up with FIFA`s anti-corruption watchdog

India`s football chiefs have inked a deal with FIFA to ensure the Indian Super League and other domestic competitions are corruption free, the world governing body said.

Australian opposition leader keen to meet PM Modi

Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten has said he is looking forward to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he visits the country next month to attend the G-20 meeting.

Indian politicians lash out at Musharraf, claim Pakistan doesn't want peace

Condemning former Pakistan president General Pervez Musharraf's statement that his country is capable of inciting violence in Kashmir, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Nalin Kohli on Friday said Islamabad is making it evident that it is not interested in having peaceful relations with New Delhi.

Ebola threat: Cabinet Secretary reviews preparedness with states

Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth on Friday chaired a high-level meeting to review the state of preparedness in the context of emerging global crisis on Ebola.

Stiff test for Virat Kohli today as pacy pitch looms in Dharamsala
Stiff test for Virat Kohli today as pacy pitch looms in Dharamsala

India's star batsman, Virat Kohli will hope to break the run-scoring drought in pitch assisting pace when India play West Indies in the fourth ODI in Dharamsala on Friday. Kohli has struggled off late against swing bowling on good bouncy conditions especially in England, and he will face stiff test against the Windies bowlers.

Hate crimes against people from Northeast: Is India becoming an intolerant society? Have your say

Last few days have seen a number of attacks/crimes against people from the Northeast.

Similar incidents have also been reported in the past when people from a part of the country were targeted for their appearance or for their failure to speak in local language.

India successfully test fires N-capable 'Nirbhay' cruise missile

India on Friday successfully test-fired the indigenously developed sub-sonic long-range cruise missile 'Nirbhay' from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur.

'US focused on moving forward after Khobragade row'

As an Indian diplomat at the centre of a major diplomatic row between India and the US rekindled her case, the US said its "focus has been on moving our relationship forward".

Australia hand coach Darren Lehmann contract extension
Australia hand coach Darren Lehmann contract extension

Australia coach Darren Lehmann has been rewarded for his integral role in turning around the fortunes of the team with a one-year contract extension until June, 2017, Cricket Australia said on Friday.

N-capable Nirbhay cruise missile successfully test-fired
N-capable Nirbhay cruise missile successfully test-fired

India on Friday successfully test-fired the indigenously developed sub-sonic long-range cruise missile 'Nirbhay' from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur.

Centre to train state officials on Ebola epidemic

The Centre will provide training to health officials of all states on ways and means to detect and prevent Ebola epidemic, which so far has claimed more than 4,000 lives globally, mostly in Africa.

VVIP chopper deal: Indian agencies should come to same conclusion as Italian, says Ex-IAF chief

 Former IAF Chief S P Tyagi on Thursday said he expects the Indian investigation agencies to come to the same conclusion as the Italian agencies which found no evidence of any bribery in the controversial VVIP Helicopter deal involving AgustaWestland.

DNA: 'Sinful Thoughts' of the Former Pak President, Pervez Musharraf

Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf might himself be mired in a slew of legal cases in Islamabad, but this doesn't stop him from commenting on India and Kashmir.

Azad terms Pak Army as a "rogue army"

Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Thursday lambasted Pakistani Army for deliberately targeting civilians and said it was "rogue army" as authorities of the neighbouring country have no control over it.

'US feared India would follow China in conducting nuke tests'

Amid reports that China was planning to conduct nuclear tests, the US in early 1960s feared that neighbouring countries like India would follow suit and it directed its officials to address India's security concerns, according to newly declassified documents.

DNA: PM Modi unveils labour reforms to end 'inspector raj'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday unveiled a string of labour reforms, including measures to end 'inspector raj', asserting that ease of doing business is "essential" to ensure 'Make-in-India' campaign is successful.

All citizens of the country are Hindus, says RSS

On the eve of its three-day conclave, Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) on Thursday termed all the citizens of the country as Hindus.