Chinese premier meets with Kazakh president (8 minutes ago)
Beijing, Sep 1 (IANS) Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met with Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev in Beijing on Tuesday.
US stocks open sharply lower following global rout (8 minutes ago)
New York, Sep 1 (IANS) US stocks opened sharply lower on Tuesday as a renewed broad-based sell-off around the world rattled nervous investors.
HC orders revised marks for Punjab medical entrance (8 minutes ago)
Chandigarh, Sep 1 (IANS) Refusing to order a re-test of Punjab's Pre-Medical Entrance Test (PMET- 2015), the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday directed that extra marks be given to all students for the wrong questions that were included in the question paper in May this year.
Siddhartha Das - the latest piece in the Sheena jigsaw puzzle (8 minutes ago)
By Anurag Dey
Kolkata, Sep 1 (IANS) The Sheena Bora murder case, which has created a countrywide sensation, on Tuesday saw yet another intriguing development, as Siddhartha Das emerged claiming to be the biological father of the victim and having shared a live-in relationship with prime suspect Indrani Mukherjea.
Cyberabad police bans use of drones without permission (10 minutes ago)
Hyderabad, Sep 1 (IANS) In view of the intelligence alerts about the possible use of remote-controlled drones for terror attacks, police has banned their use in Cyberabad police commissionerate limits by any agency or individual without prior permission.
77 dead in MP due to rains since June 1 (14 minutes ago)
Bhopal, Sep 1 (IANS) Seventy-seven people have died and over 10,000 houses have been damaged due to rains in Madhya Pradesh in last three months, government statistics have revealed.
Uber rolls out cash payments in Kolkata, Bengaluru and Delhi (20 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Cab aggregator services Uber on Tuesday included three more cities - Kolkata, Bengaluru and Delhi NCR - under its cash payment model of operation.
Three held for cheating through lapsed insurance policies (20 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Three men have been arrested for cheating people on the pretext of getting refund of their lapsed insurance policies from insurance companies by charging cash from them as service tax, police said on Tuesday.
Scholarships under national talent search scheme to be doubled (22 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The government on Tuesday said it would double the number of scholarships under the National Talent Search scheme.
'Goa airport false ceiling collapse due to AC leakage' (22 minutes ago)
Panaji, Sep 1 (IANS) Faulty, leaking air-conditioning systems led to the collapse of a large chunk of false ceiling at the Dabolim International Airport in Goa, Union minister for Civil Aviation P. Ashok Gajapathi Raju has said.
When will panel to oversee ad releases be formed: HC asks centre (24 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the Centre to apprise it of the steps taken to constitute a three-member committee to oversee the release of advertisements by the government and its agencies, following a Supreme Court ruling that such ads cannot be used for the benefit of political leaders.
Banking operations to be severely hit in Wednesday strike (Intro Roundup) (26 minutes ago)
Chennai/Agartala/Bengaluru/Kolkata, Sep 1 (IANS) Banking and insurance operations in India will come to a grinding halt on Wednesday with around half a million employees going on strike in protest against the centre's economic and labour policies, said union leaders.
DAC briefed about Rafale negotiations, gives go ahead (21:03)
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The negotiation committee on purchasing Rafale combat jets for the Indian Air Force (IAF) has been given the 'go ahead' by the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), defence ministry officials said on Tuesday.
'Labour shut down to hit normal life in Karnataka' (21:01)
Bengaluru, Sep 1 (IANS) Normal life will be affected on Wednesday across Karnataka in view of the day-long shut down called by trade unions in protest against the government's anti-labour policies and in support of their demands, a union leader said.
Capt. Kalia, POW issues can't be taken to ICJ: Government to SC (20:49)
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The centre on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that the issue of brutalities committed by the Pakistani Army on Captain Saurabh Kalia and that of 54 Indian defence personnel languishing in Pakistani jails since the 1965 and 1971 wars could not be agitated at the International Court of Justice.
Dissident AAP leader protests against Delhi government (20:47)
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Dissident AAP legislator Pankaj Pushkar on Tuesday protested to draw Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government's attention over "neglect and substandard treatment" being meted out to the Sangam Vihar Wazirabad unauthorised colony.
Heavy monsoon rains wreak havoc in Dhaka (20:45)
Dhaka, Sep 1 (IANS) Heavy monsoon rains have submerged streets and low-lying areas in Bangladesh's capital city Dhaka on Tuesday.
CNG fitness scam: HC seeks response of centre, LG, Delhi govenment (20:45)
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday sought responses from the centre, the lieutenant governor and the Delhi government on a plea filed by an accused seeking to suspend the commission of inquiry into the alleged multi-crore-rupee CNG fitness certificate scam.
Haryana to change names of Metro stations in state (20:45)
Chandigarh, Sep 1 (IANS) Metro rail stations in Haryana will have new names, with the Haryana government on Tuesday announcing setting up of a four-member committee to frame the policy and to consider the change in the name of Metro stations falling in the state.
Ishant, Chandimal suspended for one match each (20:41)
Sep 1 (IANS) India pacer Ishant Sharma and Sri Lankan wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Chandimal were suspended for one international match each for breaching ICC's code of conduct during the third Test match here, an International Cricket Council statement said on Tuesday.
Maruti-Suzuki launches hybrid Ciaz at Rs. 8.23 lakh (20:35)
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Carmaker Maruti Suzuki India (MSIL) on Tuesday launched the Ciaz SHVS - India's first smart hybrid diesel vehicle equipped with modern technologies - at prices starting from Rs.8.23 lakh.
No violence in Ukraine after new truce (20:31)
Kiev, Sep 1 (IANS) Ukrainian military authorities on Tuesday said that there were no reports of any violence in eastern Ukraine after a new truce was declared in the region.
Afghan man and woman given 100 lashes in public for adultery (20:31)
Kabul, Sep 1 (IANS) An Afghan man and woman found guilty of adultery received 100 lashes in front of a crowd who filmed their punishment, a media report said on Tuesday.
Centre monitoring Manipur situation (20:29)
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday spoke to Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh to take stock of the situation in the state after violence in Churachandpur district left at least six people dead.
GM India to export cars to Mexico from next month (20:29)
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) General Motors on Tuesday said that vehicle shipments from its India-based plants to Mexico will commence next month and sales there will begin in December, 2015.