Modi to call on Atmasthananda, visit Belur Math on May 9 (17 minutes ago)
Kolkata, May 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit Ramakrishna Math and call on Ramakrishna Mission's president Swami Atmasthananda during his trip to West Bengal on May 9, a spokesman at the order's global headquarters in Belur Math said.
Hyderabad airport receives award (19 minutes ago)
Hyderabad, May 3 (IANS) The Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) here has received the third best airport award in Airport Service Quality (ASQ) for 2014 from the Airports Council International (ACI), the global body of airports.
Barcelona a brilliant team: Ancelotti (19 minutes ago)
Madrid, May 3 (IANS) Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has termed Barcelona a "brilliant team" after they thrashed Cordoba 8-0 on Saturday.
Moga molestation: Punjab CM meets victim's family (Lead) (19 minutes ago)
Moga (Punjab), May 3 (IANS) Four days after a teenaged girl was molested and pushed out of a moving bus resulting in her death, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal finally arrived here on Sunday and met the victim's family.
Bowling variations have benefited me: Kings XI's pacer Anureet (20:34)
Mohali, May 3 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab seamer Anureet Singh says he has been practising to bowl slower deliveries more consistently during the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL), which has helped him pick up crucial wickets.
Ma Long wins men's singles title at TT worlds (20:34)
Suzhou (China), May 3 (IANS) World No.1 Ma Long from China beat world No.14 and teammate Fang Bo 4-2 (11-7, 7-11, 11-4, 11-8, 11-13, 11-4) to win the men's singles title at the world table tennis championships here on Sunday.
President honours talent at 62nd National Film Awards (20:32)
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee presented the 62nd National Film Awards on Sunday at a glittering ceremony here studded with talent representing the diversity of the Indian film industry. Shashi Kapoor, honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke award this year, couldn’t attend and the veteran actor will be feted in Mumbai soon.
Pakistan hails Afghan government-Taliban talks (20:00)
Islamabad, May 3 (IANS) Pakistan on Sunday welcomed "reconciliation" talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban in Qatar.
Mumbai beat Punjab by 23 runs for third consecutive win (Lead) (19:58)
Mohali, May 3 (IANS) Opening batsmen Lendl Simmons (71 in 56 balls) and Parthiv Patel (59 in 36 balls) helped Mumbai Indians (MI) register their third consecutive victory, beating Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) by 23 runs in an Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter here on Sunday.
Delhi Daredevils opt to bowl against Rajasthan Royals (19:56)
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils captain Jean Paul Duminy won the toss and chose to bowl against Rajasthan Royals in Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter at the Brabourne stadium here on Sunday.
Nepal to send back 4,050 foreign rescue personnel (19:56)
By Anil Giri
Kathmandu, May 3 (IANS) Nepal's disaster panel on Sunday recommended that 4,050 foreign rescue and search personnel be sent back as its own security personnel can handle the task of recovering the remaining bodies of people killed in the April 25 earthquake, an official said.
Neymar pays tribute to boxer Mayweather after win (19:52)
Barcelona, May 3 (IANS) Spanish football club Barcelona's Brazilian forward Neymar has paid tribute to boxer Floyd Mayweather after his victory by a unanimous decision over Manny Pacquiao in Las Vegas.
'Embarassing' Pakistan need wholesale revamp: Rameez Raja (19:36)
Dhaka, May 3 (IANS) Former Pakistan batsman and current commentator Rameez Raja has labelled the country's slide to their lowest-ever One-Day International (ODI) rankings as an "embarrassment" and insisted that the country needs a revamp of its cricket structure.
With 7,100 dead, Nepal seeks more international aid (Roundup) (19:30)
By Anil Giri
Kathmandu, May 3 (IANS) Nepal on Sunday told the international community to urgently step up its earthquake relief as the death toll from the April 25 temblor climbed to 7,100, with 2.8 million people displaced across the Himalayan nation.
Centre promoting Nabakalebar fest globally (19:30)
Bhubaneswar, May 3 (IANS) The Centre is actively promoting Odisha's Nabakalebar festival at the international level to popularise the culture of Lord Jagannath across the globe, union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Sunday.
Net neutrality: Cellular operators body gets support of 4 mn Indians (19:26)
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Four million mobile subscribers have supported COAI's campaign favouring net neutrality for internet-based communication services like WhatsApp and Skype and their being subject to norms similar to those applying to mobile phone operators, the apex body of cellular operators said on Sunday
Syrian army advances in Damascus (19:16)
Damascus, May 3 (IANS) The Syrian army on Sunday wrested back control over an important town here, cutting a key rebel supply route, media reported.
Hot Sunday in Delhi, Monday to be similar (Lead) (19:14)
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The week ended on a hot and sunny note for the residents of the national capital as the maximum temperature settled at 38.9 degrees Celsius, average for this time of the season. Similar weather is likely Monday, the Met Office said.
Indian army continues relief work in Nepal (19:12)
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Eight days after a massive earthquake jolted Nepal wreaking havoc and claiming more than 7,000 lives, the Indian Army -- among the first international rescuers on the scene -- continued to provide assistance to the affected population.
Shot by colleague, Mumbai police station chief dies (Second Lead) (18:58)
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) A police station head who was shot at and critically injured by his junior colleague on Saturday night, died of his bullet injuries here in the early hours of Sunday, officials said.
NGOs should take part in Nepal's rehabilitation: Arun Jaitley (18:54)
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Non-government organisations (NGO) should participate in the rehabilitation of earthquake-hit Nepal, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Sunday.
Indian-origin woman killed in US gas station robbery (Lead) (18:52)
Washington, May 3 (IANS) An Indian-origin woman gas station attendant in South Carolina, who was shot in the face and left in a critical condition, has died two days after the robbery attempt, according to media reports.
Boxing India chief appeals to state associations for support (18:52)
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Boxing India (BI) president Sandeep Jajodia on Sunday urged the boxing fraternity and state units to unanimously take a stand against the politics "which is corrupting the image of the game in the country".
Nepal seeks clothes, contraceptives, medicines... (Lead) (18:38)
Kathmandu, May 3 (IANS) Tents, mats, blankets, contraceptives, squatting pans, dust bins, utensils... Nepal has sent out an updated list of what it needs following the country's deadly earthquake.
Liu-Zhu wins women's doubles title at TT worlds (18:38)
Suzhou (China), May 3 (IANS) Still smarting from losing the women's singles title to Ding Ning a day ago, Liu Shiwen found some solace by winning the doubles final on Sunday where she and Zhu Yuling defeated fellow Chinese pair Ding Ning-Li Xiaoxia 4-3 at the World Table Tennis Championships on Sunday.