Man held with 1.8 kg gold at IGI airport (1 minute ago)
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) Saturday arrested a passenger for illegally carrying 1.8 kg of gold at Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport here, an official said.
New bridge in Bihar collapses ahead of inauguration (5 minutes ago)
Patna, Aug 30 (IANS) A newly built bridge collapsed ahead of its inauguration in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, officials said Saturday.
Families of 'disappeared persons' stage protest in Srinagar (15 minutes ago)
Srinagar, Aug 30 (IANS) Dozens of families of 'disappeared persons' in Jammu and Kashmir Saturday staged a peaceful protest here to commemorate the international day of disappeared persons.
Inflation still a major concern: Jaitley (Lead) (21 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Saturday said that though the economy has recently shown signs of recovery, inflation remains a major concern with the prices of vegetables and food items being affected by seasonal factors and the monsoon.
Ceasefire violations provocative, says Jaitley (27 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Defence Minister Arun Jaitley Saturday termed as "provocative" the ceasefire violations by Pakistan and said the Indian Army was "alert" and responding to every situation.
Ukrainian cargo plane crashes in Algeria (29 minutes ago)
Algiers, Aug 30 (IANS) A Ukrainian cargo plane crashed Saturday in Algeria's Tamenrasset province.
Motor accident pleas shall be decided speedily: Himachal HC (16:56)
Manali, Aug 30 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh High Court Chief Justice Mansoor Ahmad Mir Saturday said motor accident claim petitions should be decided expeditiously and the minimum compensation would be awarded on the first date of hearing.
Rising number of foreign tourists visiting Tripura (16:56)
Agartala, Aug 30 (IANS) Tripura saw a surge in the arrival of foreign tourists in the 2013-14 financial year, registering a record growth of 97 percent over the 2012-13 fiscal, a minister said here Saturday.
Mysteries of space dust unlocked (16:56)
New York, Aug 30 (IANS) A new analysis of space dust has revealed that the cosmic particles, wich are likely to have originated from beyond our solar system, are more complex in composition and structure than previously imagined.
C. V. Rao sworn-in as Maharashtra governor (16:56)
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) C.V. Rao was on Saturday sworn in as governor of Maharashtra at a function in Raj Bhavan here.
MAPS units renew operational licence till Dec 2015 (16:52)
Chennai, Aug 30 (IANS) The NPCIL's two power reactors at Kalpakkam have renewed their operational licence with the sectoral regulator till Dec 2015, a senior official said Saturday.
PM, Sonia condole Bipan Chandra's death (Second Lead) (16:52)
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and many others condoled the death of noted historian Bipan Chandra Saturday.
Global road mapping to balance development and conservation (16:52)
Washington, Aug 30 (IANS) Did you know that over 25 million km of new roads will be built worldwide by 2050, encircling the earth more than 600 times? Keeping the above fact in mind, a study has created a global map for prioritising road building across the planet to balance the competing demands of development and environmental protection.
World of sport changeth in India: Big B (16:48)
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, a sports enthusiast, whose son and actor Abhishek Bachchan has invested in a franchise each in a football and kabaddi league, finds the world of sports changing for the better in the country.
ATM guard killed in Gurgaon (16:48)
Gurgaon, Aug 30 (IANS) A private security guard deployed at an ATM booth here was killed Saturday while trying to stop robbers from looting it, police said.
Economy to grow much faster in coming quarter: Jaitley (Lead) (16:48)
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Saturday said that the economy is expected to grow much faster in the coming quarters than the growth of 5.7 percent in gross domestic product (GDP) achieved during the first quarter of the current fiscal.
BJP's Manoj Tiwari offered Vishwas Delhi CM post: AAP leader (Lead) (16:46)
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) AAP leader Sanjay Singh Saturday alleged it was BJP MP Manoj Tiwari who offered Kumar Vishwas the Delhi chief minister's post after the April-May general election this year.
Shabana starts work on short film on domestic violence (16:46)
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Veteran actress and social activist Shabana Azmi, who often raises her voice on gender issues, Saturday began work on a short film on domestic violence.
Tough away games for Barca, Real Madrid (16:44)
Madrid, Aug 30 (IANS) FC Barcelona and Real Madrid both face testing away trips as they play their second game of the Spanish Primera Liga season Sunday.
Humour and wit find space in civil servant's book (16:44)
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) One would expect a civil servant to write about grim, political issues, but Vivek Atray preferred to use "intelligent humour" to tell a tale, as he feels this genre is extremely challenging and excites him the most.
Blind leaves Ajax for Man-U (16:44)
The Hague, Aug 30 (IANS) Ajax and Manchester United have reached a deal for the transfer of Daley Blind to the latter, Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf and national broadcaster NOS reported Saturday.
It's London calling for SRK's SLAM tour (Lead) (16:44)
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) After touring multiple cities in the US in September with SLAM! THE TOUR, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, some of his friends and the "Happy New Year" coterie will take to the stage in London with SLAM+ THE TOUR Oct 5.
Gremio bans fans over racist abuse (16:42)
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 30 (IANS) Brazilian club Gremio have banned five fans from attending home matches after their involvement in the latest racism scandal to hit South American football.
India, Japan sign Kyoto-Varanasi partnership agreement (16:42)
Kyoto, Aug 30 (IANS) India and Japan Saturday signed the Kyoto-Varanasi partnership agreement, an official said.
Suri Cruise reunited with lost dog (16:40)
Los Angeles, Aug 30 (IANS) Actors Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes' daughter Suri has reportedly been reunited with her lost dog Honey.