Top industrialists, 16K people sign online petition urging MPs to 'debate, legislate'
Top industrialists, 16K people sign online petition urging MPs to 'debate, legislate'

In an unprecedented move, over 16,000 people, including country’s top industrialists have signed a petition urging the parliamentarians to allow the temple of democracy to function, debate and legislate.

British polls: Number of Indian-origin MPs remains at 10

The number of Indian-origin members in the new House of Commons following the British General Elections held on Thursday will remain at 10, unchanged from the previous house.

Research endeavours must advance realms of knowledge: President Pranab

President Pranab Mukherjee has said that research endeavours must advance the realms of knowledge and improve the lives of the common man.

New IITs, IIMs: Infosys, Contractor suggestions to be sought

Government has decided to seek suggestions from software giant Infosys and famed architect Hafeez Contractor to develop a model architectural plan for setting up new IITs and IIMs.

Indian says getting better every day after Sydney siege

Viswakanth Ankireddy, an Indian IT worker who was held hostage during the Sydney cafe siege on December 15, said on Thursday that he is getting better day-by-day with his wife's support.