Rebellion led Indian-American teen to $250,000 science prize (With images) (10 minutes ago)
By Arul Louis
New York, March 26 (IANS) A rebellion began Indian-American teen Indrani Das on her way to the brain research that got her the quarter-million-dollar Regeneron Science Talent Search award for high school students.
Zoe Saldana scared of 'Guardians...' sequel failure (08:00)
Los Angeles, March 26 (IANS) Actress Zoe Saldana says she is worried if the upcoming "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" would live up to the success of the first film.
6 killed, scores injured in blasts in Bangladesh (07:42)
Dhaka, March 26 (IANS) At least six persons, including two police officials, were killed and over 40 were injured in two explosions on Saturday near a militant hideout in Sylhet city, some 240 km from capital Dhaka, local police said.
Voting for Hong Kong's fifth-term Chief Executive starts (07:08)
Hong Kong, March 26 (IANS) The voting for the fifth-term Chief Executive of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) started on Sunday.
Lady Gaga's 'painful' lonely days (06:56)
Los Angeles, March 26 (IANS) Singer-actress Lady Gaga says fame made her so lonely that it was "painful".
Morocco's PM forms coalition government (06:02)
Rabat, March 26 (IANS) Morocco's Prime Minister Saadeddine El Othmani said here on Saturday that he had agreed to form a coalition government with five other parties.
Chris Evans 'wants to be a daddy someday' (05:22)
Los Angeles, March 26 (IANS) Actor Chris Evans says he would love to become a father in future as he himself grew up in a big family.
EU leaders celebrate anniversary of Treaty of Rome (05:04)
Rome, March 26 (IANS) The European Union (EU) on Saturday celebrated the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome here amid concerns over challenges.
Turkey may hold referendum on EU accession process: Erdogan (04:20)
Ankara, March 26 (IANS) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that Turkey may have a Brexit-style referendum on whether to continue European Union membership process after the April 16 constitutional referendum.
Diversity has become a corny word: Idris Elba (04:16)
Los Angeles, March 26 (IANS) Actor Idris Elba says diversity has become a "corny" and overused word.
Thousands take part in London protest to say no to Brexit (02:54)
London, March 26 (IANS) Tens of thousands of European Union supporters gathered in London on Saturday to show their rejection of Brexit and demand a second referendum.
Sofia Vergara called 'classless' by former fiance (02:42)
Los Angeles, March 26 (IANS) Actress Sofia Vergara's former fiance Nicholas Loeb has called her "classless" for speaking Spanish in his presence.
Taking time to have a personal life: Selena Gomez (01:36)
Los Angeles, March 26 (IANS) Singer Selena Gomez, who is currently rumoured to be in a relationship with singer The Weeknd, says she is now taking time to have a personal life.
Trump promises new healthcare plan once Obamacare 'explodes' (00:56)
Washington, March 26 (IANS) US President Donald Trump promised on Saturday to promote a new healthcare plan once former President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act "explodes", a day after the Republican bill to replace that plan was withdrawn before it could be put to the vote by the US House of Representatives.
US presidential envoy to attend Arab Summit in Jordan (00:46)
Amman, March 26 (IANS) Jordan's Minister of State for Media Affairs Mohammad Momani said on Saturday that a US presidential envoy will attend the 28th Arab Summit to be hosted in Jordan between March 23 and 29.
Massive fire in MP ordnance factory, no casualty (Lead) (00:40)
Jabalpur, March 26 (IANS) A massive fire broke out in an ordnance factory here on Saturday evening after a series of explosions of bombs made there, an official said. No casualties have been reported in the incident.
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Facebook has removed my poem: Srijato (23:58)
Kolkata, March 25 (IANS) Poet Srijato Bandyopadhyay claimed on Saturday that Facebook had deleted his controversial poem he had posted on his wall.
Jamiat's efforts to unite Muslim sects gathers pace from Khwaja land (Lead, correcting para 2) (23:54)
By Brajendra Nath Singh
Ajmer, March 25 (IANS) The BJP's stunning victory in Uttar Pradesh and the elevation of firebrand Hindutva leader Aditya Nath Yogi as state Chief Minister appears to have lent an added urgency to efforts to unite different sects of the Muslim community, from the land of Sufi saint Khwaja Muinuddin Chisti.
Indian Museum, Kolkata hotels mark Earth Hour (23:28)
Kolkata, March 25 (IANS) The Indian Museum as also several important office buildings and plush hotels switched off their lights here on Saturday as Kolkata joined the rest of the world in observing Earth Hour.
No agreement to carve out larger Nagaland, says government (23:16)
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) The Union Government on Saturday sought to clarify that there was no agreement or decision on carving out a larger Nagaland state and termed media reports on the issue "erroneous".
Jethmalani in Kochi hospital, to be discharged soon (23:00)
Kochi, March 25 (IANS) Rajya Sabha member and veteran advocate Ram Jethmalani was admitted to a private hospital here on Saturday after he felt uneasy but is responding well and could be discharged in a day, doctors said.
Massive fire in MP ordinance factory, no casualty (22:48)
Jabalpur, March 25 (IANS) A massive fire broke out in an ordinance factory here on Saturday evening after a series of explosions of bombs made there, an official said. No casualties have been reported in the incident.
AAP government failed to fulfil poll promises: Shah (Lead) (22:46)
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Accusing the AAP government in Delhi of corruption, the BJP on Saturday said they has failed to fulfil any of its poll promises even after remaining in power for over two years.
Four startups from T-Hub bags global awards (22:40)
Hyderabad, March 25 (IANS) Four startups from T-Hub, one of the largest start-up ecosystem builders in India, have bagged global awards, a statement said on Saturday.
Two killed, 10 injured in communal violence in Gujarat (22:36)
Ahmedabad, March 25 (IANS) Two persons were killed, one of them in police firing, and 10 others injured while around 50 houses were ransacked and set ablaze along with many vehicles following a communal clash in a village in Gujarat's Patan district on Saturday evening, police said.