New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 30: The Supreme Court Friday upheld the conviction of Kerala CPI-M leader M.V. Jayarajan for using unparliamentary words against state high court judges but reduced the sentence from six months to four months. Read more
Washington, Jan 30: The first festival of South Asian independent cinema in North Texas will showcase 14 films focusing on issues affecting the Indian sub-continent and exploring the lives of the South Asian diaspora in the US. Read more
Kolkata, Jan 30: Trinamool Congress general secretary and former railway minister Mukul Roy, considered West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s right hand man, Friday appeared before the CBI for questioning in the multi-crore rupee Saradha ponzi scam.
New Delhi, Jan 30: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Friday said the UPA government was a “practitioner of sadistic economy” and “crony capitalism” and called for a review of all the projects that were granted or not granted approval by the previous government.
Perth, Jan 30: England bowled out India for 200 runs in 48.1 overs in a crucial ODI tri-series clash at the WACA here Saturday.
Panaji, Jan 30: By opting to renew and grant over 85 mining leases to the same companies accused of being part of a Rs. 35,000 crore illegal mining scam, the BJP-led Goa government may have reneged on a key promise made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi Read more
Canberra, Jan 30: Australia remains committed to the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, an official statement said Friday. Read more
Mumbai, Jan 30: The censor board asked for the word “bloody” to be removed from a popularly used dialogue “bloody Indian” in Vibhu Puri’s period film “Hawaizaada”, which is set in colonial India. It has been replaced by “crazy”. Read more
Washington, Jan 30: Researchers from the Washington University in St. Louis and Cornell University have revealed that there is a one in nine chance that a typical American will hit the jackpot and join the wealthiest one percent club for at least one year in her or his working life. Read more
Melbourne, Jan 30: Australia captain Michael Clarke is set to continue his return from injury by playing in a Grade game this weekend as a batsman only, then in a match against a Bangladesh XI Feb 5 as a batsman and in a limited fielding capacity.