Delhi HC notice to CBI over Chautala's poll campaign (2 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the CBI on a plea complaining that former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala has started campaigning for the upcoming state elections without court's consent.
Make 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' a success: President (9 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday called upon every Indian to do his utmost to make the "Swachh Bharat Abhiyan", to be launched on Gandhi Jayanti Thursday, a success.
Central Delhi government offices to close early Wednesday (11 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Certain government offices located in central Delhi area will remain closed from Wednesday afternoon till 10.30 a.m. Thursday in order to prepare for the Swacch Bharat mission to be launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
NCP leader wants Goa CM as witness in defamation case (13 minutes ago)
Panaji, Oct 1 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar and Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar have been dragged into a defamation suit filed by Sunburn music festival promoters against a local opposition politician.
Mayor shot dead by his wife in Los Angeles county (17 minutes ago)
Los Angeles, Oct 1 (IANS) Mayor of Bell Gardens, a town in Los Angeles county, Daniel Crespo died after his wife shot him several times during a domestic dispute, media reported Wednesday.
Novel cardiac patches may replace damaged heart tissues (17 minutes ago)
London, Oct 1 (IANS) Israeli researchers have developed novel cardiac patches made from gold particles that could be transplanted into the body to replace damaged heart tissue.
President condoles deaths in UP train accident (21 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee condoled the loss of lives in the collision of two trains in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur city, a Rashtrapati Bhavan statement said Wednesday.
Adversity is a gym for the mind: Hrithik Roshan (IANS Interview) (Lead) (21 minutes ago)
By Radhika Bhirani
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) He overcame stammering; witnessed his father's failure as an actor and producer and his surviving a gunshot wound; saw his sister battle cancer; underwent a near fatal brain surgery; and has faced a broken marriage with his childhood sweetheart. Yet, Hrithik Roshan calls his journey a "fairy tale" and says it is life's adversities that build a man's "mental muscle".
Floods steal prime property tags in Kashmir (23 minutes ago)
By Sheikh Qayoom
Srinagar, Oct 1 (IANS) Many who loved the murmuring mountain streams, pristine lakes, rivers and other water bodies in the Kashmir Valley are today living in their horror. The scars left behind by the unprecedented floods of September have changed the idiom and metaphor of the valley's public discourse.
Mary Kom punches her way to Asiad gold (Lead) (23 minutes ago)
Incheon, Oct 1 (IANS) India's M.C. Mary Kom punched her way to India's first women's boxing gold in Asian Games, defeating Kazakhstan's Zhaina Shekerbekova in the flyweight (48-51kg) final here Wednesday.
'Secure release of Indian fishermen in Sri Lanka' (13:04)
Chennai, Oct 1 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam has urged the central government to take concrete steps to secure the release of 20 fishermen and 75 fishing boats from Sri Lanka's custody.
Northeast India's 115 years old rail track is now history (13:02)
By Sujit Chakraborty
Agartala/Silchar (Assam), Oct 1 (IANS) It was an emotional moment in India's mountainous northeastern region when the train ran on the 115 years old metre gauge line of the region for the last time - and into history. The metre gauge tracks laid over a century ago are to be uprooted to make way for broad gauge.
Tia Bajpai tries comedy with 'Bankey Ki Crazy Baarat' (12:56)
Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) Actress Tia Bajpai, who forayed into Bollywood with a horror film titled "Haunted 3D" in 2011, is now sampling the comedy genre with "Bankey Ki Crazy Baarat". She finds it a tough genre.
Adversity is the gym for the mind: Hrithik Roshan (IANS Interview) (12:52)
By Radhika Bhirani
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) He overcame stammering; witnessed his father's failure as an actor and producer and his surviving a gunshot wound; saw his sister battle cancer; underwent a near fatal brain surgery; and has sailed through a broken marriage with his childhood sweetheart. Yet, Hrithik Roshan calls his journey a "fairy tale" and says it is life's adversities that build a man's "mental muscle".
That's woman power: Priyanka on Mary Kom's Asiad gold (12:46)
Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) Priyanka Chopra, the reel life M.C. Mary Kom, is ecstatic about the real life boxing champion's gold winning exploits in the women's flyweight category (48-51kg) at the 17th Asian Games Wednesday. The actress says it symbolises woman power.
Chile marks two decades of Carmenere wine (12:44)
By Gerard Soler Serrat
Alto Jahuel (Chile), Oct 1 (IANS/EFE) French wine expert Jean Michel Boursiquot made a discovery in November 1994 at the Viña Carmen vineyard in Chile's Maipo Valley that broadened the horizon for the Andean country's wines.
India's space odyssey, slice of Nagaland: Durga puja variety (12:44)
By Sahana Ghosh
Kolkata, Oct 1 (IANS) Twinkling rockets zooming off into space towards a reddish Mars, tribals keeping alive the unique iron craft in the backdrop of insurgency in Chhattisgarh, totems from remote Nagaland - Durga Puja marquees here are showcasing India's strengths and potentials.
Men have 400 more active genes in muscles than women (12:42)
New York, Oct 1 (IANS) Scientists have found that men have approximately 400 more active genes in their skeletal muscle than women.
Charlotte in awe of Arjun's age-defying fitness (12:42)
Chennai, Oct 1 (IANS) Actress Charlotte Claire says she wants to take fitness tips from her 52-year old co-star Arjun Sarja, with whom she worked in upcoming trilingual action-drama "Jai Hind 2".
Nine killed in Afghanistan suicide bombings (Lead) (12:34)
Kabul, Oct 1 (IANS) At least nine people were killed and 19 injured Wednesday after two separate suicide bomb attacks targeted army vehicles in the capital city of Kabul.
Brazilian president leads opinion poll ahead of elections (12:32)
Brasilia, Oct 1 (IANS) Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff continues to lead her rivals ahead of Sunday's presidential race, according to a polling institute, Datafolha.
Jayalalithaa bail plea adjourned to Oct 7 (Lead) (12:24)
Bangalore, Oct 1 (IANS) A special bench of the Karnataka High Court Wednesday adjourned to Oct 7 hearing of jailed former Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa's petition for suspension of the sentence and bail in a corruption case.
Legal battles Mamata's Achilles' heel? (News Analysis) (12:20)
By Anurag Dey
Kolkata, Oct 1 (IANS) The legal woes of West Bengal's Mamata Banerjee government seem to be unending. Constantly embroiled in legal battles, it has now been reprimanded by the courts, prompting the opposition to question the existence of rule of law in the state.
Why are Americans more depressed today (12:16)
Washington, Oct 1 (IANS) US citizens are more depressed now than they have been in decades but most of them are not aware of their conditions, says a new study.
Ranbir Kapoor discharged after minor surgery (12:16)
Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) Actor Ranbir Kapoor was Wednesday morning discharged from a hospital here following a minor surgery, said a source. According to a report, he was being treated for adenoid tonsil.