Key Indian equity indices lose further ground on global concerns (1 minute ago)
Mumbai, Feb 9 (IANS) Despite official forecasts of a decent growth of the Indian economy during the current fiscal year, key stock market indices continued to lose ground on Tuesday, in line with global cues, amid extended holidays in most Asian markets for the lunar New Year.
US committed to help India bring Mumbai attackers to justice (23 minutes ago)
By Arun Kumar
Washington, Feb 9 (IANS) Following Pakistani-American Lashkar-e-Taiba operative David Coleman Headley's testimony in a Mumbai court, the US has reiterated its commitment help India bring to justice those responsible for the November 2008 Mumbai terror attacks.
Men spend more than women on Valentine's Day: Survey (10:03)
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Amid the growing craze for Valentine's Day celebrations, men end up spending more to pamper their loved one than women, reveals a survey.
26/11 attacks planned one year in advance, reveals Headley (10:03)
Mumbai, Feb 9 (IANS) Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist-turned-approver David Coleman Headley revealed in a Special Court that the dastardly 26/11 attacks in Mumbai was planned out over a year in advance by various groups and agencies of Pakistan, here on Tuesday.
'Equal participation in solar projects can empower women' (10:01)
By Sahana Ghosh
Kolkata, Feb 9 (IANS) Women in Indian villages can challenge patriarchy and discriminating gender roles if their participation in solar electricity projects, from planning, implementation to maintenance, is absolute and equal, Norwegian researchers contend.
Foggy Tuesday morning in Delhi (09:53)
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) It was a foggy Tuesday morning here, with the minimum temperature recorded at 9.2 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season's average, the Met Office said.
Economy of Islamic fundamentalism in Bangladesh (Comment: Special to IANS) (09:49)
By Amitava Mukherjee
Bangladesh is now at the crossroads.
Disappointed but won't give up on connecting India: Zuckerberg (09:37)
New York, Feb 9 (IANS) A day after India's telecom watchdog said no to Facebook's Free Basics, the social networking giant's founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg conveyed his disappointment in a post but reiterated his commitment to keep working to break down barriers to connectivity in India.
Tokyo shares open lower (09:23)
Tokyo, Feb 9 (IANS) Tokyo shares opened the trading Tuesday sharply lower, with its benchmark Nikkei index briefly plunging over four percent, on weak performance in the overnight US market and the yen's fast appreciation.
Chill as your smartphone won't give you cancer (Health Feature) (09:19)
By Somrita Ghosh
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) If you are terrified after reading studies claiming that cellphone radiation is a menacing health hazard and can even cause brain cancer, nothing could be father from the truth.
Former Nepali PM Sushil Koirala dies at 80 (Lead, Correcting Headline) (09:03)
Kathmandu, Feb 9 (IANS) Former prime minister and president of the Nepali Congress (NC), Sushil Koirala died here of Pneumonia early on Tuesday. He was 80 years old.
India lost valued friend in Koirala's demise: Modi (08:25)
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday condoled the death of former Nepal prime minister Sushil Koirala, saying "India lost a valued friend".
Perrie Edwards sparks dating rumours with mystery man (08:03)
London, Feb 9 (IANS) Singer Perrie Edwards has sparked new romance rumours, after she was photographed arm in arm with a mystery man.
40,000 S. Sudanese on brink of catastrophe: UN (07:33)
Khartoum, Feb 9 (IANS) At least 40,000 South Sudanese citizens are threatened to starve to death due to escalating food insecurity in the new-born state, UN agencies said Monday.
Soldier found alive at Siachen glacier (07:01)
Jammu, Feb 9 (IANS) One of the ten army soldiers buried alive under an avalanche in Siachen glacier area of Ladakh region has been rescued alive, the rest are confirmed dead.
Will Young confesses to porn addiction (06:59)
London, Feb 9 (IANS) Singer-actor Will Young has confessed that the "shame" of being gay pushed him into a porn addiction.
Kylie Jenner looks unrecognisable in new photoshoot (05:25)
Los Angeles, Feb 9 (IANS) Reality TV star Kylie Jenner looked unrecognisable in a new photoshoot for Elle magazine.
Former Nepali president Sushil Koirala dies (05:17)
Kathmandu, February 9 (IANS) Former Prime Minister and Nepali Congress President Sushil Koirala died late Monday. He succumbed to Pneumonia at 12.50 a.m, Koirala 's private secretary Atul Koirala told the Kathmandu Post.
Kelly Osbourne blasted for 'diva demands' (04:19)
Los Angeles, Feb 9 (IANS) Singer Kelly Osbourne is said to be acting like a diva backstage at "Australia's Got Talent".
75 IS men killed, as forces regain areas in Iraq's Ramadi (02:49)
Ramadi (Iraq), Feb 9 (IANS) At least 75 Islamic State militants were killed on Monday as the Iraqi security forces recaptured two areas from the extremist militants in eastern and east of the flashpoint city of Ramadi, the capital city of Iraq's western Anbar province, a provincial security source said.
Pregnant Bar Refaeli craves burgers (02:45)
Los Angeles, Feb 9 (IANS) Supermodel Bar Refaeli, who is expecting her first child with husband Adi Ezra, has been indulging in her craving for burgers.
US stocks fall amid declining oil (01:47)
New York, Feb 9 (IANS) US stocks dropped on Monday as crude prices extended the loss.
Elton John's wind complaint (01:39)
London, Feb 9 (IANS) Singer Elton John once demanded a staff member to "do something" about the windy weather.
Massive earthquake hits Papua New Guinea (01:11)
Sydney, Feb 9 (IANS) A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.3 has struck off the Papua New Guinea island of Bougainville early on Tuesday.
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Doctor shot at by business partner in Hyderabad (23:57)
Hyderabad, Feb 8 (IANS) A doctor was shot at here on Monday over a dispute regarding a hospital, police said.