BJP-Shiv Sena alliance again on the brink?

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BJP-Shiv Sena alliance again on the brink?

Mumbai, Sep 22: The BJP-Shiv Sena alliance in Maharashtra Monday again seemed to be on the brink of collapsing as both sides maintained hardened positions on seat-sharing and BJP president Amit Shah appealed to party workers to start working for

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Punjab to take action against absentee teachers

Chandigarh, Sep 22: Action will be taken against Punjab government school teachers who have remained absent from their institutions for a long time, Education Minister Daljit Singh Cheema said Monday. Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email

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Four of family killed in rocket attack in Afghanistan

New Delhi, Sep 22: At least four members of a family, including two children and two women, died and 13 others were injured when a rocket hit their home in the province of Khost, in southeastern Afghanistan, an official reported

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Yet to fix marriage date: Kunal Kapoor

Mumbai, Sep 22: “Rang De Basanti” actor Kunal Kapoor, who got engaged to his ladylove Naina Bachchan earlier this year, says they haven’t yet fixed a wedding date. But he admits they are in a “happy relationship”. Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email

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ITBP chief briefs home ministry on Ladakh intrusion

New Delhi, Sep 22: As Chinese soldiers continue to camp inside Indian territory in Chumar of Ladakh, ITBP Director General Subhash Goswami met Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju and briefed him about the situation. Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email

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Sanjay Gupta to add more weight to ‘Jazbaa’ cast

Mumbai, Sep 22: Filmmaker Sanjay Gupta is kicked about the way his next project “Jazbaa”, starring Aishwarya Rai, Irrfan Khan and Anupam Kher, is shaping up. He has hinted that he’s getting more big names to join the cast. Share

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Robotic prostatectomy emerging as reliable treatment for prostate cancer

New Delhi, Sep 22: Robotic prostatectomy – that is the use of a robotic arm to remove the cancerous prostate gland – is fast emerging as a reliable treatment for prostate cancer, a health expert said here Monday. Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle

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Six killed in China fireworks plant explosion

Beijing, Sep 22: An explosion at a fireworks plant in central China’s Hunan Province left six people dead and 33 others injured Monday, authorities said. Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email

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To summon Chidambaram or quiz him is CBI’s question

New Delhi, Sep 22: Even as the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has decided to probe former finance minister P. Chidambaram in the Aircel-Maxis 2G telecom case, it is still undecided whether to formally summon him or quiz him first,

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Punjab seeks Rs.1.02 lakh crore bailout from Centre

New Delhi, Sep 22: Stating that it was being penalised for fighting India’s battle against prolonged militancy, the Punjab government Monday sought the intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to bail out the state from debt and other issues that

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Tiwary to lead India ‘A’ against West Indies

Chennai, Sep 22: Middle-order batsman Manoj Tiwary will captain India ‘A’ for the two practice one-day matches against the West Indies to be played in Mumbai. Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email

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IS seizes over 100 Kurdish villages in Syria

Beirut, Sep 22: The Islamic State (IS) Sunni radical organisation has seized control over more than 100 Kurdish villages near Kobani city in the northern Syrian province of Aleppo, a Kurdish source told Efe news agency Monday. Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email

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Things are changing in China: Dalai Lama

New Delhi, Sep 22: Chinese President Xi Jinping’s open admission of Tibet playing a key role in China’s culture is reflective of the change in the country’s attitude, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said here Monday. Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email

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16 Palestinians arrested in West Bank

Jerusalem, Sep 22: Israel arrested 16 Palestinians in raids across the West Bank overnight, the Israeli army said Monday. Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email

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Bahrain set to sign media agreement with India

Manama, Sep 22: Bahrain is set to sign an information and media agreement with India, media reported Monday. Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email

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‘Pakistan army chief exposed Imran-Qadri-US conspiracy’

Islamabd, Sep 22: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Tahir-ul Qadri conspired with the US government to overthrow the government and it was exposed by Pakistan army chief General Raheel Sharif, former army chief

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Ebola outbreak in DRC under control

Kinshasa, Sep 22 : The Ebola virus disease outbreak in Equateur province in northern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), is being brought under control, an official statement citing Health Minister Felix Kabange said. Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email

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Asiad wushu: India assured of two medals

Incheon, Sep 22: Wushu athletes Narender Grewal and Yumnam Sanathoi Devi assured India of two more Asian Games medals after winning their respective men’s and women’s quarterfinal matches at the Ganghwa Dolmens Gymnasium here Monday. Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email

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German embassy holding concert in aid of flood-hit Kashmir

New Delhi, Sep 22: The German embassy is organizing a concert Tuesday of Kashmiri music featuring noted santoor player Pandit Bhajan Sopori and his son Abhay in aid of Jammu and Kashmir, which has been hit by devastating floods. Share

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DiCaprio accepts award with bushy beard, neat bun

New York, Sep 22: Actor Leonardo DiCaprio rocked a fuller-than-ever beard and a slicked-back man bun look as he accepted his Clinton Global Citizen Award here for his environmental work. Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email

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‘Very difficult’ to do without n-energy: Japanese minister

Tokyo, Sep 22: Japan’s newly-appointed Industry Minister Yuko Obuchi has said it would be “very difficult” for Japan to do without nuclear energy, as the country prepares to restart its atomic reactors, media reported Monday. Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email

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Action plan needed for nutrition security: Maneka Gandhi

New Delhi, Sep 22: A comprehensive time-bound action plan needs to be put in place urgently to accelerate progress towards nutrition security in India, Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi said Monday. Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email

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Telangana briefs centre on Hyderabad metro project’s progress

Hyderabad, Sep 22: The Telangana government Monday apprised the central government of the progress of Hyderabad metro rail project and complained that leakage of a letter written by Larsen and Toubro is the handiwork of Andhra lobby to tarnish the

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Google India to launch mobile app development contest for PMO

New Delhi, Sep 22: Google India in collaboration with the citizen engagement platform of the government, MyGov, will be launching a nationwide contest to develop a mobile app for the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO). Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email

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Two killed in explosions in China’s Xinjiang

Beijing, Sep 22: A series of explosions in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region killed two people and injured a number of others, Xinhua reported Monday. Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email

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