Filing of nominations begins for Haryana assembly polls (1 minute ago)
Chandigarh, Sep 20 (IANS) Five candidates filed their nominations Saturday, the first day of filing nomination papers for the Haryana assembly elections.
'Keep government, politicians out of broadcast business' (1 minute ago)
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The national media policy should announce governments and politicians should not be in the business of broadcast, sector regulator Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) chairman Rahul Khullar said here Saturday.
Chinese troops enter Indian territory again (1 minute ago)
New Delhi/Leh, Sep 20 (IANS) Yet another intrusion by Chinese soldiers in Indian territory has been reported with around 50 troops entering Indian territory in Chumar area of Jammu and Kashmir's Ladakh region.
SC directs payment of monthly maintenance, arrears to harassed woman (1 minute ago)
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) After a prolonged high-cost litigation, a woman has at last succeeded getting justice from the Supreme Court, which taking a serious view of her husband depriving her of Rs.2.5 lakh monthly maintenance, asked him to pay Rs.1.60 crore arrears before his case could be taken up by the sessions court.
Three militants killed in Pakistan (Lead) (5 minutes ago)
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) Three terrorists, including a senior Taliban commander, were killed in Pakistan's tribal region of North Waziristan during clashes with the security forces, a media report said Saturday.
Jitu, Shweta fire for India on first day of Asiad (Overall Roundup) (19 minutes ago)
By Chris Sammy
Incheon, Sep 20 (IANS) Shooter Jitu Rai gave India its first gold medal at the 17th Asian Games shortly after compatriot Shweta Chaudhry opened the medal count with a bronze while the women's shuttlers and squash players assured the country of two more medals here Saturday.
Power generation at Kudankulam I unit stable (27 minutes ago)
Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) Power generation at the first 1,000 MW unit at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) is stable with the unit restarting generation Sep 15, said officials.
Indian lifters fail to impress at Asiad (20:52)
Incheon, Sep 20 (IANS) Indian weightlifters began their Asian Games campaign on a disappointing note as all three participating contestants finished at the bottom half of the table in their respective categories in both menís and womenís divisions at the Moonlight Festival Garden Weightlifting Venue here Saturday.
Missing CWG file reappears, BJP asks Jung to clarify (20:48)
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Delhi unit of the BJP Saturday demanded an explanation from Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung over the resurfacing of a CWG misappropriation file that had mysteriously 'disappeared' two years ago.
Released Turkish hostages join families in Ankara (Lead) (20:46)
Ankara, Sep 20 (IANS) Forty six Turkish hostages released by the Islamic State (IS) militant group returned to the Turkish capital of Ankara by the special plane of Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and were reunited with their families at Ankara Esenboga Airport Saturday.
New Delhi gets six eToilets (20:34)
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Six electronic public toilets were Saturday inaugurated for the public in the Delhi Cantonment Board (DCB) area.
BJP announces second list for Haryana polls (20:30)
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Saturday released its second list of 47 candidates for the Haryana assembly elections.
Teacher held for sodomising student (20:28)
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A teacher at a government school in the capital has been arrested for sodomising a Class 11 student, police said Saturday.
Only five percent Indian women in senior corporate posts: Study (20:22)
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Only five percent of working women in India make it to senior leadership positions in the corporate sector, compared to the global average of 20 percent, said a study released Saturday.
Marsh heroics ensure Scorchers win over Dolphins (20:18)
Mohali, Sep 20 (IANS) Mitchell Marsh struck two sixes from the last two balls to pull off a sensational six-wicket win for Perth Scorchers against Dolphins in the fourth match of Champions League Twenty20 at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium here Saturday.
Indian medallists at Asian Games (20:14)
Incheon, Sep 20 (IANS) The following were the medallists for India on the first day of competition at the 17th Asian Games here Saturday:
Indian women shuttlers in semis, men out (Roundup) (20:12)
Incheon, Sep 20 (IANS) The Indian women's badminton team lived up to its potential to reach the semi-final at the Asian Games at the Gyeyang Gymnasium here Saturday.
Ex-SC judge A.K. Ganguly backs JU students (20:08)
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Expressing solidarity with Jadavpur University students, former Supreme Court judge A.K. Ganguly Saturday questioned the city police chief's claim that the students were not baton charged.
Health minister expresses grief over high suicide levels (20:06)
Thrissur, Sep 20 (IANS) Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Saturday expressed grief over the national loss of human resources by the rising tendency of young people to commit suicide and said the government will come up with a strategy soon.
Wal-Mart extends e-commerce platform to Vijayawada, Guntur (20:04)
Hyderabad, Sep 20 (IANS) Wal-Mart India, the fully owned subsidiary of Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world's leading retailer, is extending its B2B platform to its customers in Guntur and Vijayawada towns of Andhra Pradesh.
Stage set for MRF Rally de Goa (20:00)
Panaji, Sep 20 (IANS) The FMSCI Indian National TSD Rally Championship enters its crucial phase when the fifth round -- the MRF Rally de Goa -- will be run here Sunday with three crews tightly bunched at the top of the Overall standings.
Irked NCP gives ultimatum to Congress on seat-sharing (Lead) (19:56)
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Irked by delays in arriving at a seat-sharing formula for the assembly election in Maharashtra, the NCP Saturday demanded 50 percent of the seats and served an ultimatum to the Congress to finalise the matter within a day.
Modi gets world's largest birthday card (19:52)
Ahmedabad, Sep 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi got a unique gift on his birthday Sep 17. The school where he studied in his hometown in Gujarat made him the world's largest greeting card with birthday wishes in 23 languages, his brother said Saturday.
NorthEast United FC's Capdevila arrives in India (19:50)
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) NorthEast United FC's marquee player Joan Capdevila arrived here Saturday.
Gold price dips below Rs.27,000-level (19:46)
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Buyers of jewellery may have a reason to cheer as gold prices dipped to the lowest level since July last year, just a few days ahead of the festive season.