SC asks BJP, Congress if they would form Delhi government (Lead) (1 minute ago)
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the BJP and the Congress asking them whether they were willing to explore the possibility of forming an alternate government in Delhi.
Prestigious human rights award for Pakistani women's group (3 minutes ago)
London, March 7 (IANS) A Pakistani women's rights group was conferred a top human rights award in Ireland Friday for its work in the terror-dominated tribal region of Pakistan.
Violation of rights of disabled rising: NHRC (7 minutes ago)
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) In the ever-increasing complaints received by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), a lot pertain to violation of the rights of the disabled, chairman of the rights panel K.G. Balakrishnan said Friday.
Video of police brutality in South Africa sparks furore (23 minutes ago)
Cape Town, March 7 (IANS) A video featuring South Africa Police Service (SAPS) personnel severely assaulting a naked man on a Cape Town street went viral on the internet Friday sparking furore.
Robber caught red handed in Delhi (27 minutes ago)
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) A police patrol arrested a robber in the act while he was trying to rob a person after assaulting him, police said Friday.
Will never join politics, says Aamir Khan (20:30)
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Set to launch the second season of his TV show "Satyamev Jayate", leading Bollywood actor Aamir Khan Friday said he is not interested in joining politics, and does not consider himself a social activist either.
Ukraine vetoes Crimea's referendum, Russia to respect choice (Roundup) (20:26)
Kiev/Moscow, March 7 (IANS) Ukrainian parliament Speaker Alexandr Turchynov Friday signed a decree vetoing the Crimean parliament's decision to hold a referendum on joining Russia even as a top Russian legislator said Russia will respect any choice made by the Crimean people.
Court issues notice on alumni, sibling points in nursery admission (20:24)
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday declined to give relief to parents seeking to quash the points allotted to alumni and siblings in the nursery admission process this year and issued notice to the city government on the plea.
Jagdambika Pal resigns from Lok Sabha, Congress (20:24)
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) In a setback to the Congress, MP and former Uttar Pradesh unit chief Jagdambika Pal Friday resigned from Lok Sabha as well as from the party, saying that the the emerging leadership did not need leaders like him.
'Frame charges in railway bribery case' (20:20)
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) A court here has found prime facie evidence against all the 10 accused in the railway bribery case and ordered framing of charges against them.
Kashmiri students case: Clashes during protests, JKLF chief held (20:16)
Srinagar, March 7 (IANS) Sporadic clashes occurred Friday at some places in the Kashmir Valley over expulsion and police action against Kashmiri students in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut after they allegedly celebrated the Pakistan cricket team's victory over India during an Asia Cup match in Dhaka.
UP governor stresses on quality education (20:10)
Ghaziabad, March 7 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Governor B.L. Joshi Friday laid emphasis on quality education and said merely constructing a beautiful building for an institute would not deliver the goods to society.
Bullet in post, letter bombs found in North Ireland (20:08)
London, March 7 (IANS) A bullet was found sent in the post to a primary school in Tobermore in Northern Ireland, said an official statement released Friday by the office of the first minister of Northern Ireland.
Notice to 3 states over debt bondage of workers (20:00)
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Friday issued notice to the governments of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu over the debt bondage of more than three lakh workers in the three states.
Train health workers to be gender sensitive: WHO (20:00)
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) India's health workforce must be trained to be gender sensitive, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said Friday on the eve of International Women's Day, March 8.
Schumacher remains in 'wake up phase' (19:58)
Berlin, March 7 (IANS) Seven-time Formula 1 World Champion Michael Schumacher remains in the process of waking up, said his manager Sabine Kehm Friday.
Mizoram enter maiden Santosh Trophy final (19:58)
Siliguri, March 7 (IANS) Some shoddy goalkeeping by Tamil Nadu custodian A. Arun Pradeep coupled with a spirited second half display helped Mizoram book a maiden final berth at the 68th National Championships of the Santosh Trophy at the Kanchenjunga Stadium here Friday. They beat the southern outfit 3-1.
U-19 Pune FC end I-League campaign with 2-1 win (19:54)
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Pune FC ended their campaign in the Under-19 I-League with a 2-1 win over PIFA Colaba FC in a Round 10 encounter at the Goan Sports Association Ground here Friday.
Namdhari XI beat Gujarat 9-0 in national hockey (19:52)
Lucknow, March 7 (IANS) Namdhari XI, Bihar, Mumbai and Uttarakhand took a step ahead by winning their respective matches of the fourth Hockey India (HI) National Championship (Division B) at the Major Dhyan Chand Hockey Stadium here Friday.
Williams to commemorate Senna's 20th death anniversary (19:52)
London, March 7 (IANS) Williams Formula 1 team will commemorate Ayrton Senna's 20th death anniversary by putting a Senna logo on its car during the 2014 season.
13 children rescued from factories, one person held (19:48)
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Thirteen children have been rescued from four shoe factories here, police said Friday. A 45-year-old man Pradeep Kumar Acharjee has been arrested while labour department officials have sealed all the four factories.
Infotech acquires US-based Softential (19:48)
Hyderabad, March 7 (IANS) Infotech Enterprises Limited, an engineering solutions provider, Friday announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Infotech Enterprises America, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Softential, Inc. headquartered in US' Virginia.
SC declines to stay formation of Telengana (19:46)
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday declined to put on hold the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh while issuing notice to the central government on a petition challenging the constitutional validity of the state reorganisation act.
Ukraine, EU to sign political part of association agreement soon (19:44)
Kiev, March 7 (IANS) Kiev will sign political chapters of an association agreement with the European Union (EU) soon, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk said here Friday.
Farhan Akhtar teams up with Sennheiser to promote MARD (19:42) (With Images)
Chennai, March 7 (IANS) Leading microphones and headphones brand Sennheiser will popularise actor-singer Farhan Akhtar's social campaign MARD (Men Against Rape and Discrimination).