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    Pak says attack on police precinct signals onset of terrorism in Islamabad
    3 killed in explosion onboard INS Ranvir
    • 3 killed in explosion onboard INS Ranvir(21:44)

      New Delhi/Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Three sailors were killed in a blast onboard the Indian Navy destroyer Ranvir on Tuesday when the warship was at the Mumbai Harbour.

    Russian diplomat Denis Alipov to return to India as Ambassador
    'Disturbing trend': SC on courts deciding rape, murder cases in haste
    • 'Disturbing trend': SC on courts deciding rape, murder cases in haste(21:28)

      New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed concern over the "disturbing tendency" of trial courts deciding cases involving rape and murder charges in haste as it commuted the death sentence of a man, convicted for raping and killing a 11-year-old girl, to 30 years imprisonment.

    ISI planning UAE-like drone attack in India?
    • ISI planning UAE-like drone attack in India?(21:00)

      New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Indian intelligence agencies have found that Pakistan is purchasing Chinese drones to use them for the purpose of smuggling arms and drugs into the country, sources said.

    Texas hostage-taker was granted entry into US despite criminal record
    'Will consider': SC on plea for action against parties over tainted candidates
    Two Indians killed in Abu Dhabi blast identified
    • Two Indians killed in Abu Dhabi blast identified(19:58)

      New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Two Indian nationals killed in an oil tanker blast in Abu Dhabi on Monday have been identified, officials said on Tuesday, adding the Indian embassy in UAE has started the process for early repatriation of their mortal remains.

    Markets stable in last 10 years' pre-Budget trade, bloomed afterwards (IANS Market Watch)
    Vikram Dev Dutt named Air India's new CMD
    Rajnath Singh ends tableau politics, writes to Mamata and Stalin clarifying rejections
    'Why only 19 female candidates out of 400 in NDA': SC seeks Centre's response
    4 Maoists gunned down on Telangana-Chhattisgarh border
    Cops deny claims of Al Qaeda outfit planting IED in Delhi
    • Cops deny claims of Al Qaeda outfit planting IED in Delhi(12:54)

      New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The police in the national capital dismissed the claims made by Mujahideen Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind (MGH), an al Qaeda-affiliated terrorist group, regarding the planting of an Improvised Explosive Device at Ghazipur flower market in the city, sources said here on Tuesday.

    Bombay HC commutes death sentence for 2 sisters, raps Maha govt (Lead)
    • Bombay HC commutes death sentence for 2 sisters, raps Maha govt (Lead)(16:10)

      Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) The Bombay High Court on Tuesday commuted the death sentences on two prime accused - both step-sisters - to life term till death in jail, in the sensational case of the kidnapping of 13 minor children and murdering at least 5 of them, that rocked the state in the early 1990s.

    Islamabad HC asks Imran, cabinet to take action against ex-Navy chief
    • Islamabad HC asks Imran, cabinet to take action against ex-Navy chief(15:26)

      New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has directed the Additional Attorney General (AAG) to ensure that its directives for the demolition of the Navy Sailing Club and the initiation of criminal proceedings against former Navy chief Admiral (retd) Zafar Mahmood Abbasi are placed before Prime Minister Imran Khan and the federal cabinet, The Express Tribune reported.

    R-Day celebrations begin from Jan 23, visitor numbers curtailed
    Ford India closure: Compensation talks on with workers
    • Ford India closure: Compensation talks on with workers(13:44)

      Chennai, Jan 18 (IANS) A couple of rounds of talks on the compensation to be paid to the workers have been held between the representatives of Ford India Private Ltd's workers and the management, said a worker union leader.

    Get data on starvation deaths, frame model scheme for community kitchens: SC to Centre
    • Get data on starvation deaths, frame model scheme for community kitchens: SC to Centre(13:08)

      New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday questioned the Centre for not reporting any starvation death. The court said if it can be understood that there is no starvation death in the country. The apex court asked the government to furnish latest data on starvation deaths and also frame a model scheme, for state governments to implement, on community kitchens to address hunger and malnutrition.

    ED raids house of Punjab CM's nephew in sand mining case
    • ED raids house of Punjab CM's nephew in sand mining case(11:10)

      Punjab, Jan 18 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday morning, just weeks before assembly elections, carried out raids at ten different locations belonging to Punjab Chief Minster Charanjit Singh Channi's nephew Bhupinder Singh Honey, in connection with a Prevention of Money Laundering case pertaining to illegal sand mining in Punjab.

    JNU student molested, FIR lodged
    • JNU student molested, FIR lodged(11:06)

      New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) A female student pursuing PhD at the Jawaharlal Nehru University in the national capital was allegedly molested by an unidentified man just outside the campus, an official said here on Tuesday.

    Aligarh says 'no' to Dharam Sansad
    • Aligarh says 'no' to Dharam Sansad(06:48)

      Aligarh, Jan 18 (IANS) After the Haridwar controversy, the Aligarh district administration has denied permission for the proposed Dharam Sansad, planned in the city on January 22 and 23.

    State of the World address: Modi showcases India as future tech & economic powerhouse
    • State of the World address: Modi showcases India as future tech & economic powerhouse(00:00)

      New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Virtually delivering the 'State of the World' special address to the World Economic Forum's (WEF) Davos Agenda, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday underlined the role played by India in handling the Covid-triggered crisis and managing the vaccination drive, while touching upon the need to reshape and restructure international organisations.

    War of words continues between alliance partners BJP and JD(U) in Bihar
    Sushil Modi cites spurious liquor deaths in BJP-ruled states
    • Sushil Modi cites spurious liquor deaths in BJP-ruled states(22:52)

      Patna, Jan 17 (IANS) While Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is facing huge criticism over Nalanda liquor tragedy, former Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi, now a Rajya Sabha member, on Monday made an indirect "attack" on some of his own BJP-ruled states over deaths due to spurious liquor.