After the resounding victories of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the UP assembly and Delhi municipal electi..
After scoring success with the US, Australia and Iran, India is now eyeing the untapped Japanese and South Korea..
Dara Shikoh, the great grandson of Akbar, was a child of India, Minister of State for External Afffairs M.J. Akb..
India and Poland on Thursday signed an agreement on the exchange of information and technology in the agricultur..
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Reserve Bank Governor Urjit Patel say that market forces will ultimately tempe..
Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai once again slammed the US for its failure to take action against the Taliba..
The Modi government has been pulling all stops to improve the ease of doing business rankings since it came into..
A total of 285 people were killed and 1,073 others injured across Myanmar during a four-day water festival, medi..
It wasn''t long ago that villages in western Odisha would wear a deserted look for much of the year due to distr..
Services sector is likely to attract a higher tax rate of 18 per cent from the current 15 per cent under the Goo..
Ambedkar Jayanti celebrations at the United Nations on Thursday will focus on the empowerment of the poor and th..
A UAE-based company has sacked an Indian employee here for abusing a fellow Indian on the social media and for p..
The central government on Tuesday announced its decision to block accounts of those individuals who do not provi..
On March 30, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak arrived in Chennai for an official visit following an invi..
"Sonia Gandhi has been de facto prime minister of India for ten years and leader of our oldest political party (..
At a time the new Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Uttar Pradesh is reviewing schemes launched by form..
A mobile reactor to convert waste plastic into fuel, that uses technology developed by an India-born chemist, is..
In the face of China''s protest over the Dalai Lama''s visit to Arunachal Pradesh, Minister of State for Home Ki..
Eating peanuts with a meal may help protect against cardiovascular diseases such as heart attacks and stroke, an..
Warning that wheat blast could be "catastrophic" for South Asia, scientists from Bangladesh, which was ravaged b..
The unlocking of the Babri Masjid in 1986 that led to the "shilanyas" (groundbreaking) of the Ram Janambhoomi te..
Communications Minister Manoj Sinha on Monday said 26 banking and non-banking companies have shown interest to c..
A rebellion began Indian-American teen Indrani Das on her way to the brain research that got her the quarter-mil..
Somewhere in a mountain village in the Himalayas, a woman folds a taro leaf into a cone, fills it with soil, and..
Between 2014 and 2016, 58 soldiers died in natural calamities, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Tuesday.
Did the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) desist from naming its Chief Ministerial candidate for UP before the assemb..
The Pakistani government is preparing a bill for the protection and welfare of journalists in the country, a top..
SpaceX on Thursday launched the EchoStar 23 communications satellite after high winds delayed a previous attempt..
While the fear of book bans continues to prevail, protests, ink attacks and trolls have now emerged as weapons o..
Close to 140,000 people have been displaced in Myanmar since September owing to armed conflicts in several weste..
Veteran journalist Arvind Padmanabhan, an Executive Editor at IANS, died of cardiac arrest here early on Wednesd..
India has already conveyed its concerns to the US over its move to curb H-1B visa processing, IT Minister Ravi S..
According to a senior Pakistan Army official, the collapse in security since the draw-down of Western troops fro..
Amid the myriad discordant voices on Kashmir, just when it seemed there is no end to the ongoing madness, comes ..
US President Donald Trump tried on Friday to turn the tables on Democrats by linking them with Russia, at the sa..
A helipad is being built at US President Donald Trump''s winter White House in Palm Beach, Florida, where he i..
North Korea on Thursday warned that it will respond with ''merciless military counter-action'' to the annual joi..
The Delhi Police on Wednesday said the probe in the rape threats to Delhi University student Gurmehar was being ..
Fortunately, or unfortunately, we are about to witness the next industrial revolution, which has the potential t..
Amid rising concerns over the Naga accord, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday assured Manipur that there i..
The allies are upset. Bad hombres are scared. Millions of illegal immigrants, over 300,000 desis among them, hav..
Kashmiri youth picked up arms for a cause and they can not be intimidated with death threats, former Union Minis..
Noted historian and biographer, Ramachandra Guha has said that India offers an "inhospitable" atmosphere for wri..
Pope Francis met the families of the nine Italians killed in last year''s terrorist attack at a cafe in the Bang..
A type of fasting diet may reprogramme pancreas cells, promote the growth of new insulin-producing pancreatic ce..
US Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly has pledged that the military would not be used to expel undocumented ..
The US Embassy here on Friday strongly condemned the killing of an Indian, Srinivas Kuchibhotla, and injuries to..
The BSF shot dead a woman who sneaked into Jammu and Kashmir from Pakistan, police said.
An IS suicide bomber who attacked Iraqi forces in Mosul was a former Guantanamo bay detainee and was originally ..
Mass deportation is not the goal of the Trump administration, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has said a..
Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of President Donald Trump''s Democratic rival Hillary Clinton and former President..
Trade and investment issues figured prominently at a meeting here between Anil Ambani, chairman of India''s dive..
China''s Trade Minister on Tuesday said talks on the proposed Asia-Pacific free trade agreement are progressing ..
Gupta, whose book is titled "The Tree With A Thousand Apples", feels settling Kashmiri Pandits in separate towns..
Pakistani forces on Sunday killed several militants affiliated with Jamaat-ul-Ahrar after bombing their hideouts..
A military delegation from the Chinese People''s Liberation Army Western Theatre Command held a meeting with Nep..
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted the people of Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram on their statehood da..
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel on Friday said the central bank was moving at a fast pace towar..
The Odisha government on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with AirAsia for direct international..
A US national was arrested for drug peddling at Kullu in Himachal Pradesh, an official said on Friday.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday reiterated his governments resolve to counter terrorists and authorised th..
Sixteen new JF-17 Thunder jets have been added to the fleet of 14-Squadron of the Pakistan Air Force on Thursday..
The Centre of Excellence in Aerospace and Defence aims at training instructors in academia, working professional..
Nalco has signed an agreement with Teri for various scientific, technological and educational activities in the ..
Pakistan has decided to boycott a key meeting of South Asian Speakers to be held in India later this month.
State-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) is set to go public soon to sell 10 per cent of equity shares of Rs 10..
Welcoming the calm on the India-Pakistan border, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday said New Delhi des..
The tradition of hero worship has queered the pitch for the succession battle in Tamil Nadu. In normal circumsta..
Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Yasin Malik was arrested here on Friday while Huriyat Conference..
The US Senate confirmed Senator Jeff Sessions of Alabama as the new attorney general, the media reported on Thur..
If the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) could pride itself on professional poll management in the run-up to the 2014..
The year gone by has thrown up the huge paradox of globalisation with much uncertainty created by nationalist-pr..
Pakistan''s Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Tuesday imposed a "complete ban" on Basant, a festival celeb..
According to a CNN report on Tuesday, the White House is now in search of a Communications Director, a position ..
The 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions company Stratasys Ltd on Tuesday announced a collaboration ..
Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL), a state-run firm, on Tuesday reported a standalone net profit of Rs 93.54 crore..
Maini Group, one of India’s premier design and manufacturing entities, is set to participate in the 2017 edition..
The UN on Tuesday questioned the credibility of a government-led investigation into allegations of abuses agains..
The beauty of peacocks, with their dazzling multi-coloured feathers, has always provided inspiration to poets an..
Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) received its second Y-12e aircraft as part of a six-aircraft deal between Nepal..
At a time when Islamophobia is riding high with US President Donald Trump''s ban on citizens of seven Muslim-maj..
He has since his childhood seen the ecological degradation of the Rohtang Pass in Himachal Pradesh - which remai..
The per capita public expenditure on health (by both Centre and states) is the lowest in UP among the five state..
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday invoked threats from Pakistan to urge people to vote for the Akali Dal-BJ..
Aziz expressed Pakistan''s commitment to host the 19th Saarc Summit in Islamabad at the earliest so that the obj..
Turkey has recently moved closer to Russia on Syria and there is a degree of understanding between the two along..
The bodies of four more Indian Army soldiers were recovered on Friday from under the debris of an avalanche in G..
India is becoming one of the most transparent and open economies in the world with sector after sector opening u..
US President Donald Trump''s threats to modify economic and immigration policy toward Mexico have sparked fears ..
Police on Thursday made preventive arrests and imposed restrictions here to foil protests to demand special cate..
Extraordinary security arrangements have been put in place in Jammu and Kashmir ahead of Republic Day on Thursda..
The Bangladeshi government has made jute bags mandatory for packaging of 11 more products to boost domestic use ..
Setting an example for other nations, especially the first world, to contain global warming, India on Tuesday ap..
The invasions of Mongol warlord Genghis Khan, which also demonstrates the effects of climate change on pastoral ..
The bionic leaf turns sunlight into liquid fuel. It uses solar energy to split water molecules and hydrogen-eati..
He also said that common service centres (CSCs) are functioning as ground level soldiers for spreading awareness..
The electoral pact between the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Congress is a done thing now. But as both par..
The accident at Etah, in which 40 schoolchildren were also injured, reportedly took place under bad weather cond..
The northeastern border state of Nagaland, recently projected by a geologist as a promising place to prospect fo..
The Secretary-General of NATO was confident that the President-elect of the United States would remain committed..
A Bangladeshi court on Monday sentenced 26 persons to death in a sensational seven-murder case in Narayanganj ar..
Afghan senators asked President Ashraf Ghani to dissolve the High Peace Council (HPC) following the insensitive ..
Balaram dismissed claims of "saffronisation of science" under the Modi regime, days after the 104th edition of t..
Indian American Raja Krishnamoorthi, who was sworn in as a Member of the US House of Representatives earlier thi..
Over a million pilgrims from across India and abroad took holy dip in the river Ganges on Saturday braving the i..
Author Naseera Sharma, named last month for a Sahitya Akademi Award, laments that communal riots are continuing ..
Noting that coal will continue to be vital to economic life, the World Coal Association has said that while Indi..
Myanmar and Bangladesh have agreed to start consultation for verification and repatriation of refugees, said a s..
New UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, has no "lack of interest" in helping solve the Kashmir issue, but has..
North Korea has declared that it could launch an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) "anytime and anywhere..
They also accomplished several get-ahead tasks, including a photo survey of the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer.The ..
Veteran Indian actor Om Puri died on Friday morning of a heart attack at his residence here, a family friend sai..
Nurul Islam Marzan, one of the key figures behind the Gulshan café attack, has been killed in a gunfight with th..
Wellington, Jan 5 (IANS) New Zealand's new Prime Minister Bill English will visit three European capitals in..
Bharat Ratna awardee and internationally-renowned chemist C.N.R. Rao has said that former Prime Minister Manmoha..
I remember standing for hours in the queue to withdraw my own cash, and then being told that I would not even ge..
Israeli police have interrogated Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over corruption allegations, a statement said..
Several women have raised arms against Taliban militants and Islamic State (IS) loyalists in northern Jawzjan pr..
Myanmar authorities said they will investigate a video which appears to show police beating members of the Rohin..
Bangladesh has settled all its border disputes with India peacefully and improved ties with its closest neighbou..
Russian emergency services on Thursday concluded operations in the Black Sea where a Russian military aircraft c..
Iraqi troops backed by US-led airstrikes pushed deeper into besieged Mosul on Thursday in a multi-pronged assaul..
At least 74 persons have died of methanol poisoning in Russia''s Siberia after they consumed a bathing lotion co..
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday ordered the Foreign Ministry to temporarily limit all work..
Afghanistan''s first female pilot Nilofar Rahmani has dismissed reports of her move to seek asylum in the US and..
Afghanistan''s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has voiced its displeasure over the trilateral meeting between Pakist..
Several flights scheduled to depart and arrive at Sri Lanka''s Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) were del..
The suspect in the December 19 terror attack at a Berlin Christmas market, which claimed 12 lives, was on Friday..
In what is being seen as a major evolution in the Indian publishing space - which, according to industry insider..
A UN Security Council session on the issue of Israeli settlements in Palestinian territories has been postponed ..
The last rebel convoy is slated to leave eastern Aleppo through Ramouseh crossing on Thursday, according to mili..
It is way beyond India''s capability to employ the Dalai Lama and Mongolia against China, a Chinese newspaper sa..
Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Thursday offered prayers at the Lord Venkateshwara temple at T..
Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre on Wednesday inaugurated a Married Accommodation Project (MAP) at M..
The frontline combat unit of Pakistan Navy on Wednesday undertook live missile firing in the North Arabian Sea, ..
India and Kyrgyzstan share common concerns on the threat of terrorism and extremism, President Pranab Mukherjee ..
Japan''s top court on Tuesday upheld a lower court''s ruling in favour of the government''s plan to relocate a U..
Her rather bold book opens up her personal life, her bonding with her father and sisters, her disrupted marital ..
The SIES-Sri Chandrasekarendra Saraswati National Awards carry a cash reward of Rs 250,000 each, a citation, a s..
A court here on Wednesday sent former the Indian Air Force chief, Air Chief Marshal S.P. Tyagi, to judicial cust..
Outgoing US President Barack Obama asserted on Friday that a September confrontation with his Russian counterpar..
A 12-year-old boy attempted twice to launch terrorist attacks in the western German city of Ludwigshafen this an..
Pakistan on Friday summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner J.P. Singh after alleging that a civilian was killed..
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US President Barack Obama has warned that his government will take action" against Russia for cyber attacks..
More than 1.7 million people - some 21.7 per cent of the population - are living in poverty in Israel today, acc..
A California college professor who had voiced anti-Trump comments has been forced into hiding after receiving de..
Terming the decision to devalue high-denomination notes a pseudo war against black money, anti-corruption activi..
It also features a rich cast of characters, from a shadowy Iranian militia commander successful in leading milit..
Banks and ATMs on Wednesday continued to be crowded with long queues visible outside even after 35 days of the b..
A new book launched here looks at the world that thrives in the shadows, fuelled by money that exchanges hands i..
As the Punjab assembly elections draw closer, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and its leadership are grappling with a ..
The Syrian representative at the United Nations denied reports that the Syrian Army has committed atrocities in ..
Multimillionaire Bill Gates said on Tuesday that US President-elect Donald Trump has the chance to establish his..
Accusing the Narendra Modi regime of "wilfully ignoring parliament" in finalising the "Major Defence Partner" ag..
Pakistan Navy on Tuesday established a special task force, which will safeguard and protect the China-Pakistan E..
The World Bank Group has announced a pause in the separate processes initiated by India and Pakistan under the I..
A 72-member Bangladeshi delegation will attend the Vijay Diwas celebrations here, commemorating the victory of ..
The knowledge of street-smart folk who live in the mountains, combined with research, can work together to devel..
As Indias government - fronted by Prime Minister Narendra Modis Twitter account - announced a slew of incentives..
"He was caught by the hotel staff, but let off when he said he has money but there was no way he could withdraw ..
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The South Korean parliament on Friday overwhelmingly voted with a two-thirds majority to impeach scandal-hit Pre..
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Baghdad:Fierce clashes have erupted in war-torn Mosul as Iraqi forces made gains against Islamic State (IS) mili..
A team of University of Illinois researchers has discovered the existence of hot atomic hydrogen (H) atoms in an..
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During its mission, the Restore-L servicer, a free-flying mission projected to launch in 2020, will rendezvous w..
INS Betwa will be made upright and seaworthy again in the shortest possible time, the Indian Navy said here on T..
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is scheduled to launch a cargo spacecraft Kounotori on Friday from..
NASA said its Cassini spacecraft has successfully made the first close dive past the outer edges of Saturn''s ri..
Allies of US President-elect Donald Trump are asking the courts to block election recounts in three key states w..
Border Security Force troopers have gunned down an intruder from Pakistan in north Punjab, official sources said..
Pakistan has decided to send the Prime Ministers special assistant for foreign affairs to the US to meet officia..
A new book born out of three years of intensive research across northeastern India and parts of Myanmar and Bang..
A telephonic conversation between US President-elect Donald Trump and Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on Friday..
Modern helicopters have modular systems which allow the same airframe to be converted for different roles. Most ..
As a recommendation of post Kargil review committee, Defence manufacturing was opened for participation of India..
The Regiment of Artillery, comprising over 300 units, is the largest regiment of the Indian army. The Regiment e..
It is a rare country that remembers all its heroes, let alone recognises their contribution - even war heroes, o..
The subject of WMD is vast and could be viewed from a variety of viewpoints. The global community understood the..
Abbas was also very critical of the US for "supporting terrorism" and said that secularism in Syria is the reaso..
In a veiled reference to India's efforts to declare Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar as a terr..
Sharif's blunt demand came at a high-level meeting of civilian officials with the Inter-Services Intelligence (I..
A day after she declined to give a categorical answer, BJP MP and veteran actress Hema Malini on Wednesday said ..
The United States has said it is sending out a clear, direct message to Pakistan to cut out rhetoric and be a re..
Two Indians and one Indian-American are among the 17 people appointed as the inaugural class of UN Young Leaders..
Canada on Monday strongly condemned the terror attack at an Army camp in Uri town in Jammu and Kashmir and said ..
Talking openly about mental illness is still unwelcome in our society as, for many, it remains a taboo. Author J..
In the remote plains of southern India, in the village of Challekere, there is a mysterious construction project..
The UN Security Council on Tuesday condemned the recent ballistic missile launches conducted by the Democratic P..
The US State Department said that the Haqqani network and other terror groups that operate inside Pakistan and a..
As many as 27 journalists have been murdered in India in direct retaliation for their work since 1992, according..
The US on Wednesday reaffirmed its support to India's membership in the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) by redoubl..
Last week a person who gives out on hire his Dolby music truck for marriages and other functions used a vacant p..
He pointed out that while there were international organisations to prevent the spread of nuclear and chemical w..
India has warned of the "catastrophic dangers" of terrorists getting weapons of mass destruction and said that n..
The Home Minister's two-day valley visit is his second in a month to review security and hold talks with civil s..
Security has been heightened at public places in Uttarakhand ahead of the Independence Day celebrations, a polic..
The Lok Sabha on Tuesday paid homage to the martyrs and freedom fighters who dedicated their lives to the libera..
The Spanish-made Talgo high-speed train reached Mumbai from New Delhi on its third and final trial run on Tuesda..
"I have never heard about Lloyd Law College and didn't apply there. But even then I received the prospectus from..
Foreign funding for Indian non-governmental organisations (NGOs) doubled in 2014-15 over the previous year, but ..
Marking another major success in India's reconstruction efforts in Afghanistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi alo..
Gory pictures on cigarette packets depicting the dangers of smoking have helped people kick the butt. But despit..
Taking a hands-off approach on Kashmir, UN Peace Building Commission chair Macharia Kamau has said that the prim..
Rewinding fast backward reveals that when the Kyoto Protocol was opened for signature 18 years ago, on March 16,..
This situation began to change in the mid-1980s with the advent of Rajiv Gandhi to the seat of government. He wa..
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In recent times, the world became concerned about the WMD terrorism when it witnessed the Anthrax attacks in the..
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Semi Conductor Dvices (SCD) – a leader in the development and manufacture of cooled and uncooled infrared detect..
ORBIT Communication Systems, Ltd. – a leading provider of mission-critical communication solutions for land, sea..
ROBOTEAM – a leader in the design, development, and manufacturing of innovative, highly intuitive, ruggedized un..
Nimda Co. Ltd. – part of the Nimda Diesel Group and a leading provider of upgrade and modernization programs for..
Magal Security Systems Ltd. – a leading provider of integrated security solutions and products for physical secu..
Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) will showcase its
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Pakistan has committed to take effective action against all terrorist groups including Lashkar-e-Taeba and its a..
It may be amply discomforting to know that India is a country with more mobile phones than toilets. Fears have b..
At a time when the Indian government has launched several promising initiatives to improve health care facilitie..
India has set an ambitious target of generating 100,000 MW of solar energy by 2022 but does not have the technol..
The terror attack at the Pathankot air base may have raised questions on the about-to-be-resumed official dialog..
BAE Systems has announced the appointment of Alistair Castle as Vice-President and General Manager of its India ..
A staggering 147 heads of state have assembled at Paris to discuss and possibly find a solution to the problem o..
There has been a nine-fold increase in deaths due to terrorism globally, rising from 3,329 in 2000 to 32,685 in ..
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A riot of colour and cackle has returned to the wetland reserves of Jammu and Kashmir with the first arrivals of..
All prime ministerial visits are calibrated for a specific goal, be it economic, diplomatic, political or cultur..
Indian equities have been hammered over the last couple of months amidst global volatility arising out of the co..
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The India-Bangladesh frontier trading posts, called 'border haats’, in Tripura are doing roaring business but In..
Pakistan's former president and military ruler Ayub Khan had "no intention" of going to war with India in 1965, ..
For Michael Connelly, the author of bestselling crime fiction "Harry Bosch" novels for the past 25 years, the lo..
Locked in a political tussle to take on the mantle of Dalit leadership ahead of the Bihar assembly elections, Lo..
Rural Development Minister Birender Singh has said that the ruling NDA alliance has given a political answer to ..
The Naga imbroglio that has been festering for over five decades and has claimed countless lives of civilians an..
General Assembly President Sam Kutesa is expected to formally present this week a negotiating document for Secur..
Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Silicon Valley, a war of words has broken out between pro and a..
Drawing parallels between the cold blooded killings of bloggers in Bangladesh and the murder of M.M. Kalburgi, a..
The recent riots in parts of Gujarat have taken most of the elite in the state and the country by surprise. Thes..
Chetan Bhagat has played the role of a dancer, banker, script writer and motivational speaker, but donning the h..
The Union government will convene a special session of parliament to pass the goods and services tax (GST) bill ..
Did Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose die of third-degree burns on August 18, 1945, after his plane crashed in Formosa ..
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Jammu and Kashmir has been through an unusual situation during the last fortnight with cloudbursts occurring wit..
I remember my first stint as a book reviewer for a journal was for the book "Ignited Minds: Unleashing the Power..
Former President APJ Abdul Kalam passed away in Shillong on Monday evening. He was 83.Kalam, who reached Shillon..
Former President APJ Abdul Kalam passed away in Shillong on Monday evening. He was 83.
Kalam, who reached Shi..
Hollywood's latest animation offering "Inside Out" has struck a chord with parents globally. P..
One will find nothing unusual about this place of worship for Muslims as one drives past this town in central Ke..
What makes some individuals notable and recognised in their respective fields has got much to do with their moti..
The Iran nuclear deal could see not just more imports of Iranian crude to India, the lifting of Western sanction..
A recent visit by an advanced Chinese Yuan-class submarine to Karachi after traversing the Arabian Sea worried I..
Close collaboration between India and US in the years ahead can shape the 21st century with a big impact upon gl..
On July 16, a group of around a dozen persons kidnapped 36-year-old school teacher and RTI activist, Babu Ram Ch..
Even though the US is making clear that the trade embargo on Iran would stay for some more time, senior administ..
Jawaharlal Nehru never realized until it was too late that China can never be "a real friend to anybody..
The temperature in Antarctica may rise by as much as three degrees by the end of the century, an expert has said..
The Odisha government has prepared a road map to attract fresh domestic and foreign investment of Rs 1.73 lakh c..
A protein responsible for preserving the antibody-producing cells that lead to long-term immunity after infectio..
Rocks rich in silica similar to those in the oldest part of Earth's continental crust are scattered throughout t..
President Zail Singh could not get through to then prime minister Rajiv Gandhi when he needed most to, when thou..
Upon my return from a driving trip around Europe, the front page anchor of the Indian Express caught my eye. It ..
If there is anything between heaven and earth, it's Qinghai - the Tibet Plateau in southwestern China.
Escalating tensions in South Sudan are bringing the civil war to the doorstep of Indian peacekeepers, putting th..
Researchers are developing a laser system for a non-invasive, on-site breath analysis that can screen various di..
It's a cuisine that has its roots more than 3,000 km away in salubrious Himalayan climes. Now, denizens of this ..
By denying life-saving drugs in jail, the Maharashtra government tried to kill him, alleged G.N. Saibaba, a Delh..
Conflicting signals, with security connotations for India, are emerging from Bangladesh. The Supreme Court has c..
The experience of the Emergency - 19 months of undemocratic rule in India, without civil liberties - is now a di..
India is unlikely to see the imposition of another Emergency due to changes made in the Constitution and people ..
The students and faculty of the Trinity College of Engineering here have started an innovative initiative - a st..
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has started his second year with a reasonably positive track record. He, however, f..
Over 47 Muslim-majority countries have supported the International Day of Yoga, yet some Indian communities, inc..
The front page news that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has personally directed that the feasibility of foreign un..
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On June 6 the Dhaka Tribune, a respected and reliable Bangladeshi newspaper, carried a report which merits atten..
Researchers have discovered how the brain keeps pace with your speed while driving or finding your destination.
India's development dilemma centres around a basic calculation: the carbon emission for an average Indian is onl..
J. Jayalalithaa, often described as the 'Iron Lady of Tamil Nadu', returned to power on Saturday - after a seven..
As India, the world's third-largest emitter of greenhouse gases but 127th in terms of per capita emissions, pond..
British researchers have found that vitamin E may help offset the negative effects of air pollution on our lungs..
A group of scientists has found a warm layer in Venus' atmosphere, the nature of which is still unknown.
Researchers at the California Institute of Technology have found that our solar system may have once harboured s..
All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi has been denied permission to hold a meeti..
Several Indian-Americans are among over 100 students from across the country who would showcase their inventions..
When it comes to climate change, prevention is better than cure as even measures taken to adapt to climate chang..
A Category 5 cyclone, one of the strongest storms seen in the South Pacific in years, hit Vanuatu island on Frid..
Neanderthals successfully modified white-tailed eagle claws to make jewellery 130,000 years ago before the appea..
Although cyber-bullying is more rampant now, school and college students feel face-to-face bullying is worse, ac..
A new Indian radar - a global first - offers protection against the menace of aircraft bird hits while another c..
A leading Indian-American attorney has suggested that Modi-Obama hugs contributed to the success of President Ba..
T. Suvarna Raju, who has a distinction of being granted the first patent in Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) ..
T. Suvarna Raju, who has a distinction of being granted the first patent in Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) ..
India Saturday successfully conducted the first canister-based trial of its nuclear-capable Agni-V missile, whic..
Besides its powerful symbolism and optics, President Barack Obama's presence as the guest of honour at India's R..
A new laser developed at Yale University can significantly improve the imaging quality of the next generation of..
Defence Minister Mr. Manohar Parrikar handed over the first series production Light Combat Aircraft, Tejas made ..
Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday saluted the indomitable courage and valour of the army on the occasion of ..
An ISRO-developed low-cost technology which protects PSLV fuel tanks from flames can now be used to safeguard ra..
Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi will visit Taiwan Jan 14-18, a statement said Thursday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday morning inaugurated the Salt Mountain, a memorial dedicated to Mahatma Gan..
The world's premier consumer technology showcase, Consumer Electronics Show (CES) will convert Las Vegas into a ..
India Monday successfully "woke up" from nine-month slumber the engine of Mars spacecraft as it glided through d..
North Korea Thursday fired five short-range projectiles shortly after its committee for reunification called for..
Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Arun Jaitely is the new Defence Minister of India, but probably this is an ..
Narendra Modi created history Friday on his way to becoming India's 14th prime minister as he led the BJP to a s..
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday congratulated BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for leading h..
The BJP Friday took early leads in all the seven Lok Sabha seats of the national capital, with the AAP at the se..
Former Indian Army chief V.K. Singh (BJP) Friday took a lead of over 20,000 votes over BSP's Mukul Upadhyay in t..
India Wednesday test fired its Akash surface-to-air missile from a defence base in Odisha, an official said. "It..
Britain's leading museums, galleries and cultural charities have sparked a nationwide craze to mark the centenar..
Ethiopia, where Indian teachers have long been revered, is again looking at Indian teachers and trainers in vari..
The Congress led ruling UPA government finally has realized that the ex-servicemen are in decisive positions in ..
Only one Indian think tank - the Centre for Civil Society (CCS) - has been ranked among the top 50 in the in the..
A Chinese army delegation wished Indian troops on the occasion of the 65th Republic Day at a meeting with their ..
It's been a tempestuous half a century for Kenya Indians as the nation celebrates her 50th anniversary of Indepe..
The fidayeen who laid siege to the Taj Hotel during the 26/11 terror attack not only knew the layout of the top ..
Not just Pakistan, but the entire subcontinent, needs independent and bold voices like that of Malala Yousufzai,..
I like to imagine neither Jawaharlal Nehru nor Atal Behari Vajpayee would have remained silent if there was any ..
I like to imagine neither Jawaharlal Nehru nor Atal Behari Vajpayee would have remained silent if there was any ..
The vaccine JENVAC - to fight against the mosquito-borne viral infection - has been jointly developed by scienti..
India has a large population of Shia Muslims and therefore, need to be supported. India’s “Look East Policy” of..
India Sunday successfully test fired its longest-range Agni-V nuclear-capable missile for the second time in les..
India's first 'military' satellite was Wednesday put into the geosynchronous orbit, about 36,000 km above the ea..
After India's defeat in the 1962 war with China, then prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru allowed American U-2 spy p..
As anger over the killings of Indian soldiers by Pakistani troops reverberated in parliament Tuesday, experts sa..
Over 24,000 tonne of specially designed steel capable of withstanding "high impact load shock" has gone into the..
An Aerospace Command that effectively develops, employs, and exercises command and control of space assets, serv..
The present situation is best described as a stalemate at the tactical level as the US-led forces are not exactl..
Hyderabad is all set to add another chapter to its 422-year-old history by becoming the joint capital of Telanga..
The army Thursday commenced work to open a new route to the rain-ravaged Kedarnath shrine in Uttarakhand.
An Indian diplomat in Nepal has written an Earth Anthem, highlighting the significance of people to people coope..
Russian historical enthusiasts are searching for the wreckage of an American-made Douglas A-20 light bomber that..
In a recent Edit page piece in The Asian Age, Bharat Karnad gave a “zero” to the DRDO (Zero for DRDO, April 26)...
The most distressing aspect of the defense offset policy is it has been carved without comprehending its relat..
With an eclectic blend of cinema, music, art and photography exhibitions, entrepreneurs and bloggers workshops a..
To reconsider the legacy of Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) on his 152nd birth anniversary is to confront a maze..
Margaret Thatcher, a grocer's daughter who became Britain's only woman prime minister, died Monday after sufferi..
People in the African continent need to be made aware of the changes in India and that Made in India products ca..
The late Rajiv Gandhi may have been the main Indian negotiator for Swedish company Saab-Scania, when it was tryi..
In case of the Gorshkov imbroglio, it is now evident that Russia’s insistence on assigning the refit to the Sevm..
In the absence of a comprehensive national security doctrine, can India afford high-cost acquisitions like the M..
Indian Navy chief Admiral D.K. Joshi gave away gallantry awards to officers and sailors at the annual investitur..
The US will need between five and seven Ground Based Interceptors (GBI) to intercept one Russian Topol-M interco..
Kadet Defence Systems (KDS) announced Monday it has successfully completed delivery of 350 JX2 aerial targets al..
On a day he celebrated his 100th birthday, a retired lieutenant colonel of the Indian Army was Monday declared t..
Russian shipbuilders are developing new "super mini" submarines, the United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) state..
The March 12, 1993, Mumbai blasts involved one of the most comprehensive and successful probes by the Mumbai pol..
The role of the museum and archives - which have been around for nearly 300 years - is expanding in their scope ..
Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday presented a please-all budget with a substantial, 30 percent hike in ex..
A new species of scorpion, Vaejovis brysoni, has been discovered in the Santa Catalina Mountains of southern Ari..
German scientists have designed an intelligent armchair that keeps one active and fit while carrying out basic a..
A group of American scientists have successfully managed to selectively shut off in mice the ability to feel col..
An old man who had impaled his hand on a branch after cutting down a dead tree, became instrumental in the disco..
Researchers have created a muscle yarn that is 10 times thinner than human hair but can lift over 100,000 times ..
According to plans each aviation brigade will have one squadron for air-lifting heavy equipment, another for rec..
India-China relations are very much dependent on some external factors, one of them being the US. China has repo..
The evidence points to a deep-rooted flaw in the system as foreign military procurements are found often involve..
A 16th-century royal was smitten by the beauty and voice of a singer-poetess in these south Kashmir highlands d..
A new tool known as MS-Chip can instantly tell cancerous cells from normal cells by having them go through micro..
China’s internal security and stability was in danger in 1960-62 because of an internal power struggle, today it..
Avoid being tempted by crusty bits you'd find on a grilled hamburger, especially if you are a diabetic and at a ..
College education and moderate alcohol intake is linked to lower chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) ri..
After the phenomenal success of Angry Birds, a video game in which players use a slingshot to hurl birds at pigs..
Probing the mysteries of Alzheimer's disease (AD), known as a silent killer, has been made easier by Indian scie..
Adding the right prebiotic (dietary fibre) to the diets of infants with intestinal failure triggers bacterial gr..
Researchers have found an antibody treatment that may not only stop pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), a fat..
Cycling through the rugged mountain tracks of Himachal Pradesh is on a roll. And this time, the adventurous moun..
The magazine is published with an eye on the vast Hindi speaking readership in India which hitherto hadn’t have ..
Although we keep a close watch on the activities of the Pakistani jihadi organisations in India and some neighbo..
In a bid to reduce healthcare costs, the union health ministry plans to bring in a legislation to make it mandat..
Global warming is likely to intensify tropical precipitation such as thunderstorms, flood-inducing monsoon and w..
Around 900,000 babies are born with birth defects in China every year, the health ministry said Wednesday.
Pushed to a corner after Operation Biswas a police drive to contain Maoists, the rebels have now struck upon a n..
Indian scientists have found a safe orally-administered drug against kala azar, a disease that puts at risk an e..
Some ocean mircobes wield chemical weapons that are deadly to outsiders but leave their own group unharmed, say ..
Microsoft has launched a nationwide campaign called Bing It On in the US, trying to show web users the quality o..
The day may be not be far-off when males can take birth control pills without fearing side-effects. Even though ..
Exposure to perfluoro-octanoic acid (PFOA), a man-made chemical used in the manufacture of lubricants, polishes,..
In the age of iPads and electronic notebooks, a NGO is promoting the art of writing with the aim of resdiscoveri..
Scientists have isolated three new genes linked to Primary Angle Closure Glaucoma (PACG), a leading cause of bli..
A unique property in breast milk promotes gut bugs that give infants greater immunity from infections than any i..
Sikkim, which started eco-friendly farming from a small area of land about a decade ago, is set to become a full..
This phase of proxy war by Pakistan, in which stability of the country is being targeted by remote control, req..
In a country as young as India, there is a reluctance to share information owing to near absence of policy on de..
Herbal remedies and massage oils containing cow urine, poisonous plants, goat meat and ground tiger claws that w..
A new technology could free diabetics and cancer patients from the daily necessity of painful routine injections..
Sporadic terrorist attacks have restarted even in and around Srinagar, the overall situation along the Line of C..
Mitra in his speech explained about the prevailing security scenario in South Asia arising out of the nexus betw..
Tea production in the organised sector in declining in India due to ageing bushes and little investment and the ..
A colourful, fruit-eating bird with a black mask, pale belly and scarlet breast never encountered before has bee..
The magic of mythological epic Ramayanis set to be recreated on Zee TV, and the new version promises to be a sta..
Dr Mukesh Hariawala, an award winning Indian-American artificial heart surgeon, is set to introduce a unique low..
Apple has applied for a patent on iPad Smart Cover with an embedded secondary display designed to enhance the fu..
Scientists may have hit upon a unique method to open up clogged arteries and reverse heart disease - using toxic..
Spread over 866 sq km, the Sariska National Park in Rajasthan was once home to 15 tigers. Poaching reduced the n..
Ineffective vaccines may be behind the resurgence of whooping cough in babies, characterised by flu-like symptom..
After 19 long years, a tigress gave birth to two cubs at the Patna zoo, an event that sparked celebrations by zo..
AuthenTec, a US mobile and network security provider, announced Friday that it has agreed to be acquired by Appl..
The Malek family from Yemen had lost all hope when nine-year-old Abdul was diagnosed with the same liver disease..
If your kid is usually found literally lost in the world of computer games, watch out! In Britain, children as y..
The long dry spell during the monsoon season may see apple production in Himachal Pradesh falling by 20 percent ..
Coming to the rescue of tigers in the country, the Supreme Court Tuesday banned tourism in core areas of the ove..
Popular mythological story Ramayan is set to be retold on the small screen. Zee TV has announced the re-creation..
A new tool developed by a team of Harvard researchers, could step up security and ensure enhanced performance fo..
Five batches of an infant formula milk powder made by a Chinese company have been found to be tainted with a hig..
"What must be admitted — very painfully — is that this was a disaster 'Made in Japan'. Its fundamental causes ar..
Scientists have enlisted a pioneering new tool which uses thermal imaging to spot brown fat - the body's good fa..
Greater intake of Vitamin E either as part of the diet or through supplements lowers the risk of liver cancer, n..
Bollywood's first superstar Rajesh Khanna, who charmed audiences with hits like Aradhana Do Raasteand Amar Prem&..
Around 500,000 pilgrims have so far performed this year's Amarnath Yatra that began June 25, an official said Mo..
US will put all possible pressure on Pakistan to stop military assistance to Taliban and would want India to ass..
A tiger from a Moscow circus urinated on the audience in the VIP zone during a show in Kazakhstan.
Corals of the Great Barrier Reef in Australia and Indo-Pacific region recover faster from stress than their Cari..
Scientists have identified what actually triggered the rapid rise of sea levels in the past, using climate and i..
A free new app called UMSkinCheck, designed for iPhone and iPad, will screen skin cancers by reminding users to ..
New evidence thrown up by researchers debunks the finding that spending time on Facebook and other social sites ..
The world's first anti-obesity vaccine has shown promising results in boosting weight loss, according to a study..
In the first book of its kind, this comprehensive volume traces the Chinese military and its experiences over th..
The security forces generally deny collateral damage particularly killing of innocent civilians in a counter-ins..
Stressing that seeds are "inseparable" from the culture and traditional knowledge of farmers, ..
Eating fruits and vegetables every day can reduce your risk of developing heart disease by 20 percent, a World H..
Scientists have isolated some Indian and Australian medicinal plant extracts that could potentially help manage ..
After a hot and sweaty summer, the monsoon comes as a relief but the humid and damp weather takes a toll on the ..
In a bizarre draft regulation released by a province in China, climate resources like wind and solar power belon..
In a bizarre draft regulation released by a province in China, climate resources like wind and solar power belon..
A protein active in mouth cancer has been identified that could lead to new methods to treat the disease, accord..
London, July 3 (IANS) British researchers have discovered eight sections of our DNA that cause osteoarthritis, t..
Some coral reef fish may be better prepared to cope with rising carbon dioxide in the world's oceans - thanks to..
People who consume fast food even once a week elevate their risk of dying from coronary heart disease by 20 perc..
Climate change could nearly wipe out the leatherback turtles, the largest on earth, which grow up to a length o..
Drinking more coffee could lower the risk of basal cell carcinoma, the commonest form of skin cancer, according ..
The US state of Texas will need 71,000 more nurses and 39,000 additional family physicians by 2020.
The main aim of the US at this stage seems to be to help India build a greater capacity and the US has indicated..
A debate over whether free-style contemporary western dance and music like hip-hop, R & B, funk and soul can..
Pilgrims who trek to the Amarnath cave shrine in Jammu and Kashmir and the horses that carry them could be used ..
The stand taken by the army to retain all the provisions is a bit rigid. There there is a need to reduce the pre..
Yesteryears superstar Rajesh Khanna is much better but would have to stay in the hospital for "a couple..
Bilirubin, a pigment found in bile, boosts the presence of antioxidants in the blood which could help stave off..
Drinking in moderation helped one perform better on index measuring dexterity, emotion, mobility and the ability..
That we have managed to deliver satisfactory results is not because the institutional mechanism was in place but..
US researches have found that by strategically inducing confusion on difficult conceptual topics, people actuall..
The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has started a diploma course in business process outsourcing ..
Scientists have identified a brain receptor, an enzyme monoamine oxidase A, whose malfunctioning can trigger sud..
Myanmar and India picked up the threads once again during the visit of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to Myanmar ..
Peaches and plums have bioactive compounds that can fight off obesity-related diabetes and cardiovascular diseas..
Gaining weight after pregnancy is natural. Then why fuss over Aishwarya Rai's extra pounds, ask health experts.
Cultural specialists in China's Tibet region have found over 100 pages of Tibetan scripture dating back to the 1..
The satellite-based global positioning system (GPS) technology that guides modern car navigation systems is now ..
VK Singh’s assertion about having been offered 14 crore rupees bribe which he verbally reported to the Defence M..
Women tend to suffer less from cardiovascular disease than men, but this difference becomes less marked post-men..
Your coffee and cocoa drinking and use of wood products every day puts 30 percent of world's under-threat specie..
A window of opportunity now exists to allow inroads into separatist constituencies and stopping the terrorists i..
The deployment of combat troops by China in Gilgit- Baltistan region and the latest joint ventures between China..
To raise efficiency in government offices, the Kerala government has asked all its employees to restrict the use..
Wastewater from large dairy farms contains significant concentrations of estrogens, also known as feminizing hor..
The southwest monsoon, crucial for agriculture, hit Kerala Tuesday, with a senior official saying that the four-..
An art work by famous British documentary artist Henry Singleton, 'The Assault and the Taking of Seringapatnam'(..
Indian television's longest running detective show "CID" might soon be a film, says producer B..
The World Health Organisation (WHO) Wednesday urged governments in Southeast Asia to beware of the tobacco indus..
After cracking the highly competitive Indian Institute of Technology-Joint Entrance Examination (IIT-JEE), Satya..
The Tripura government, supported by the Software Technology Park of India (STPI), is setting up a Software Tech..
India's security will be in jeopardy unless the nation's political class, backed by a compliant bureaucracy, 'ge..
There are no definite indications that after the death of Osama there has been a decline in the flow of funds t..
You should go slow if you depend too much on alternative medicines as there is no way of knowing whether they ar..
Many external and internal forces are waiting to take advantage of rising discomfort in the army; threats are lu..
If the Siachen glacier were to fall in the Pakistani hands, then Pakistan occupied Kashmir and Chinese occupied ..
It would however, be prudent for India to inform Beijing that while it values its relations with China, it will ..
The parliamentary poll scheduled for Monday, 07 May 2012 will take the democratisation process unveiled by Presi..
India's strategic affairs experts Thursday hailed the nation's successful test of the Agni-V 5,000-km long range..
Former Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) chief M. Natarajan Thursday hailed the successful Ag..
The US move to announce a $10 million bounty on Pakistan-based planner of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack is a hu..
There is an elaborate system of security and formalities required before a person can get access to the top Gene..
A vigilant and sympathetic regime encompassing human rights and laws of armed conflict is the only effective mec..
As much as 70 percent dependence on imports for weapons and other defence equipment even 65 years after independ..
The senior rank officers are apprehensive at the likely delay in clearance of the selection board proceedings. T..
Harrison unveiled eight new talking dictionaries. They contain more than 32,000 word entries in eight endangered..
The four-member expert committee to look into safety aspects of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) in T..
There also exists an impression that some of its decisions have not been entirely on merits. Accordingly in the..
The recently released Pentagon’s South Asia Defence and Strategic Yearbook 2012 provides a one-stop answer to an..
Hospital Acquired Infections (HAI) can be reduced by more than 70 percent by using copper alloys on surfaces whi..
The matter relating to year of birth of Army Chief V.K. Singh is to come up before the Supreme Court of India on..
Russian scientists are planning to use robotic probes to reach water layers at the bottom of an ancient sub-glac..
Notwithstanding losing the MMRCA deal worth $10.4 billions, Boeing company is hopeful of many more lucrative opp..
"Obviously any concession or give away to whatever extent on his part would then, it would be argued, mean that ..
India is not yet prepared to fight cancer despite the nation adding about a million new patients annually, warns..
From humble beginnings of ferrying rocket parts on a bicycle to launching satellites of other countries and land..
"He has set an example of not accepting the Government's decision on a statutory complaint. This may be followe..
The apex court may well decline to hear the matter and advise the petitioner General V.K. Singh to approach the..
At last India and Pakistan, it seems, have woken up to the need for genuine cooperation in South Asia where coun..
Unfavourable disparity in entry requirements and stringent visa regulations needs to be taken note of by the For..
Unfavourable disparity in entry requirements and stringent visa regulations needs to be taken note of by the For..
As Iran and the United States move towards a standoff in the Strait of Hurmuz, India is going to find itself in ..
Lives of two Mughal princes, Dara Shikoh and his younger brother Aurangzeb, sons of emperor Shah Jahan, have bee..
The US economy is projected to grow at a slow pace because of ongoing challenges, American experts said Monday.
Two leading geologists have warned that a magnitude 6-plus earthquake cannot be ruled out in Jaitapur - the prop..
Various global technology control regimes have been in existence since second world war II. Almost all were init..