Louis Berger probe: Bribes camouflaged as engineering terms

Shedding new light on the manner in which money for bribes was requisitioned in the Louis Berger case, Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar said that a code word related to engineering was used as a camouflage for bribery demands. Continue Reading ...

NASA captures Earth flyby of 'space peanut'

NASA scientists have captured a peanut-shaped asteroid that approached close to Earth last weekend. The next time an asteroid will approach Earth this close will be in 2054.Continue Reading ...

Pakistan violates ceasefire in Jammu

Pakistan Rangers on Sunday fired at Indian positions on the International Border in Jammu and Kashmir, police said. Continue Reading ...

Chinese soldiers repair highway in Nepal

An emergency squad of Chinese soldiers has been sent to Nepal to repair a highway blocked by landslides, authorities said. Continue Reading ...

Four killed in China flood

Four people were killed after a rainstorm triggered a flash flood in China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region. Continue Reading ...

Heavy rains, floods kill over 50 in West Bengal

Kolkata: The death toll in West Bengal due to heavy rains and floods crossed 50 on Sunday after seven more deaths, including of four children, were reported from various districts.Continue Reading ...

IOC elects members of Ethics Commission

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has elected the members of its Ethics Commission during the 128th session, a media report said.Continue Reading ...

Ronaldinho off to winning start for Fluminense

Two-time FIFA World Player of the Year winner Ronaldinho helped Fluminense to a 1-0 win over Gremio in his first match for the Brazil club. Continue Reading ...

Will get centre's help to nail Goa Congress scams: Parrikar

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has promised assistance from the central government to help nail scams of the erstwhile Congress-led coalition government in Goa.Continue Reading ...

Violent tribal clashes in South Sudan

Scores of young people and government soldiers were killed in violent clashes between armed tribal groups in South Sudan, said a minister.Continue Reading ...

BJP slams Congress for disrupting parliament

New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday criticised the Congress for disrupting the monsoon session of parliament even though the government has agreed to hold a debate on the issues agitating the main opposition.Continue Reading ...

300 Muslim Brotherhood loyalists jailed in Egypt

An Egyptian court sentenced 300 loyalists of the blacklisted Muslim Brotherhood group of former Islamist president Mohamed Morsi for three to 10 years in prison over violence charges. Continue Reading ...

Porn banned in India? RGV criticises the move

Mumbai: Taking a dig at the inaccessibility of porn sites over various internet service providers in the country, filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma said “depriving consenting adults” of watching porn is equivalent to what “Taliban and ISIS is doing to freedom”.Continue Reading ...

800 kilos of endangered species seized in Mexico

The Mexican attorney general's office seized more than 800 kilograms of endangered marine species from an Oriental restaurant and a private home in the Mexican state of Sonora, authorities said. Continue Reading ...

Novel chip to better diagnose asthma and TB

Researchers have developed a low-cost lab-on-a-chip device to analyse sputum from patients with pulmonary diseases such as tuberculosis and asthma. Continue Reading ...

More suspected MH370 wreckage found

Paris: A plane door was on Sunday found on Indian Ocean's Reunion Island, The Telegraph reported. The locals believe the door to be of the missing Malaysian airliner MH370. Continue Reading ...

Cloudy Sunday morning in Delhi

It was a party cloudy morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 29 degrees Celsius, the Met office said.Continue Reading ...

MCA lifts ban on Shah Rukh's entry to Wankhede Stadium

The Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) on Sunday lifted the ban it imposed three years ago on Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan from entering the Wankhede Stadium here, MCA vice president Ashish Selhar said. Continue Reading ...

20 rebels killed in Syrian airstrikes

Damascus: Air raids by the Syrian air force on rebel positions in Syria's Latakia city have killed 20 militants.Continue Reading ...

Pakistan frees 162 Indian fishermen

Karachi: Pakistan on Sunday released 162 Indian fishermen and a 11-year-old boy from a Karachi jail, a media report said.Continue Reading ...