Who's Who of Modi government, BJP attend ceremony (19 minutes ago)
By Jaideep Sarin
Panchkula (Haryana), Oct 26 (IANS) Swearing in ceremonies for chief ministers are normally official occasions going with a lot of protocol. But the swearing-in of Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar was a departure from this routine.
Unearthed: Ancient city ruled by Genghis Khan's heirs (13:26)
Moscow, Oct 26 (IANS) Remains of a 750-year-old city called Ukek, founded by the descendants of Genghis Khan, has been unearthed along the Volga river in Russia.
Fans unveil Tamil actor Vijay's statue (13:22)
Chennai, Oct 26 (IANS) Fans of Tamil actor Vijay Sunday unveiled a wax statue of their star at a theatre here.
Liverpool eyeing West Brom's Berahino (13:20)
London, Oct 26 (IANS) English football club Liverpool are eyeing a swoop for West Bromwich Albion frontman Saido Berahino in the January transfer window.
'Haider' wins award in Rome (13:08)
Rome, Oct 26 (IANS) Vishal Bhardwaj’s “Haider” - a modern-day adaptation of “Hamlet” - won the People’s Choice Award in the Mondo Genere (world genre) at the ninth edition of Rome Film Festival.
Grace Mugabe, the first lady aiming for presidency (13:06)
By Oliver Matthews
Harare, Oct 26 (IANS/EFE) Zimbabwe's First Lady, Grace Mugabe, has entered politics in the hope of succeeding her ailing 90-year-old husband, President Robert Mugabe, who after 35 years in power could be thinking about retiring.
Facebook pushing kids to hop onto junk foodwagon: Study (12:54)
Sydney, Oct 26 (IANS) If your growing kid cannot think beyond junk food like burgers or pizza to satiate his/her hunger pangs, blame Facebook.
Atheists have more followers on Twitter: Study (12:44)
New York, Oct 26 (IANS) If you happen to be an atheist, joining Twitter would be a good idea as you could share your views with many more like-minded people.
Vikram Bhatt to direct 'Dhadkan 2' (12:42)
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Filmmaker Vikram Bhatt is set to helm "Dhadkan 2", which will roll from March 2015.
Costa likely to start against Manchester United (12:40)
Manchester, Oct 26 (IANS) Spanish marksman Diego Costa has overcome his hamstring problem and illness and is likely to be in Chelsea's starting squad against Manchester United in the English Premier League at Old Trafford here Sunday.
Taiwan eyeing six percent trade growth with India, bullish on Modi (12:40)
By Sirshendu Panth
Taipei, Oct 26 (IANS) Bullish on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Taiwan, which has no diplomatic ties with India, is pitching for duty concessions from India as the island nation aims to boost bilateral trade with a six percent growth by 2015.
What led to extinction of the giant shark (12:28)
London, Oct 26 (IANS) By analysing dozens of Megalodon fossils, researchers estimated that the ancient shark, the largest to ever live, is likely to have gone extinct about 2.6 million years ago.
Ethiopia studying Indian self-help groups to empower women (12:26)
By Sreeparna Chakrabarty
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) A strong network of self-help groups (SHGs) has managed to improve the social condition of women in Ethiopia and the east African country is now studying Indian models to ensure their financial empowerment.
'Startups should seek quality not quantity in partnerships' (12:12)
New York, Oct 26 (IANS) When collaborating with larger companies, startups with a small number of carefully chosen alliances would reap the most benefits, a research showed.
Three-time Thiruvananthapuram LS member A.Charles dead (12:10)
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 26 (IANS) A. Charles, senior Congress leader and the only person to win thrice from the Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha constituency, died Sunday morning at a private hospital.
Haryana's first BJP chief minister sworn-in (Lead) (12:08)
Panchkula (Haryana), Oct 26 (IANS) BJP leader Manohar Lal Khattar was Sunday sworn-in as the chief minister of Haryana. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and senior party leaders like L.K. Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi attended the ceremony.
Winds of change at Frankfurt Book Fair (Comment: Special to IANS) (12:02)
By Shobit Arya
"Will you believe me if I said that nothing has changed in the last ten years? It is still about storytelling; we still need to trust each other and look into each other's eyes. We, in publishing though, like to be scared of the future."
Dragon brings back ISS cargo, space research results (12:02)
Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft splashed down into the Pacific Ocean, bringing back to the Earth hundreds of pounds of NASA cargo and the results of critical, long-term research from the International Space Station (ISS).
Vijay gave me 'best' gift: Amala Paul (11:58)
Chennai, Oct 26 (IANS) Actress Amala Paul, who turned 23 Sunday, is excited about a gift her filmmaker-husband A.L. Vijay has presented her. Currently in Macau on a holiday, she says "it's the best gift a woman could ever wish for".
Japan amazing location to shoot duets: Mani Nagaraj (11:56)
Chennai, Oct 26 (IANS) Debutant director Mani Nagaraj, who plans to shoot two songs in Japan from upcoming Tamil film "Pencil", says the "Land of The Rising Sun" has some unexplored beautiful locations to shoot duets.
Will answer CBI on alleged forest land diversion: JSPL (11:54)
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Jindal Steel and Power (JSPL), in a statement mailed to IANS, said it would respond to the CBI's preliminary enquiry (PE) registered Friday over the company's alleged diversion of forest land.
Senior BJP leaders attend Haryana CM's swearing-in (11:50)
Panchkula (Haryana), Oct 26 (IANS) Senior BJP leaders like Lal Krishna Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi, besides Prime Minister Narendra Modi, attended the swearing-in ceremony of Manohar Lal Khattar as Haryana'a first BJP Chief Minister Sunday.
Asin to celebrate birthday in Paris (11:42)
Chennai, Oct 26 (IANS) Actress Asin Thottumkal, who turned 29 Sunday, is currently on a break in Paris to have a quiet birthday with family and friends.
'Pakistan won't allow India free hand on Kashmir' (11:42)
Islamabad, Oct 26 (IANS) Pakistan will not allow India to solve the Kashmir issue on it own way, Advisor to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs and National Security Sartaj Aziz said.
Khattar sworn-in as Haryana chief minister (11:32)
Panchkula (Haryana), Oct 26 (IANS) BJP leader Manohar Lal Khattar was Sunday sworn-in as the chief minister of Haryana.