Supreme Court Verdict on Yakub Memon LIVE: No mercy for 1993 Mumbai blasts convict, set to be hanged tomorrow

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court is set to deliver its verdict on 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon. 53-year-old charted accountant has appealed to the President for mercy for another time just a day before his scheduled hanging on July 30.Continue Reading ...

Kalam's body brought to Rameswaram, Modi to attend last rites

Rameswaram (Tamil Nadu) : Large number of people from different walks of life paid their last respects to former president A.P.J.Abdul Kalam as his body was brought to his hometown on Wednesday evening ahead of his state funeral where Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be present. Continue Reading ...

Should Supreme Court hang 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon?

NEW DELHI: Supreme Court will today decide if 1993 blasts convict Yajub Memon should be given capital punishment or not. This is the final day for Memon because if SC denies mercy for the guilty, he shall be hanged within next 24 hours or as per the date decided by the apex court.Continue Reading ...

Jayalalithaa unwell, won't attend Kalam's last rites

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Wednesday said she won't attend the funeral of former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam in Rameswaram on Thursday owing to "health condition".Continue Reading ...

Memon sentenced to death as no political backing: Owaisi

Hyderabad: AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Thursday contended 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon got a death sentence because he did not have any political backing, unlike the killers of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi and Punjab chief minister Beant Singh.Continue Reading ...

Two Indians win Ramon Magsaysay awards

New Delhi:Social worker Anshu Gupta and former AIIMS official Sanjiv Chaturvedi on Wednesday won the Ramon Magsaysay awards for "enterprising leadership" and for exposing corruption respectively. Continue Reading ...

Modi to address three rallies in Bihar next month

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to address three 'parivartan' rallies (rallies for change) in Bihar next month to bolster BJP prospects in the coming assembly elections, party sources said here on Wednesday. Continue Reading ...

Argentine footballer killed in car crash

Buenos Aires: Argentine soccer player Diego Barisone, who played for the first division club Lanus, died in a traffic accident, sources with the team said.Continue Reading ...

NASA orbiter ready for Mars lander's arrival in 2016

With its biggest orbit manoeuvre since 2006, NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) is preparing for the arrival of NASA's next Mars lander called InSight next year.Continue Reading ...

Mamata may cut short her London visit

London: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee may cut short her London visit by a day returning to Kolkata on Thursday instead of Friday, sources here said.Continue Reading ...

Obama mourns Kalam 'an advocate for stronger US-India relations'

US President Barack Obama has condoled the death of former Indian president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam describing him as an advocate for stronger US-India relations, and who worked to deepen the two countries' space cooperationContinue Reading ...

WATCH: Delhi’s first LGBT flash mob

With an aim to get back the LGBT freedom fight back into the spot light, the Harmless Hugs came up with its first LGBT flash mob in the national capital and it without any doubt took the spectators by storm. Continue Reading ...

Kalam's last rites in Rameswaram on Thursday

Chennai/New Delhi:The last rites of former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam will take place with full military honours in his hometown Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu on Thursday following his family's wish, it was announced on Tuesday. Continue Reading ...

People gather in large numbers at Kalam's Rameswaram house

Chennai: A large number of people have gathered at former president A.P.J.Abdul Kalam's house at Rameswaram to pay their last respects, a relative said on Wednesday.Continue Reading ...

Army kills three militants, busts camp in Assam

Guwahati: The Indian Army has killed three militants belonging to the Karbi People's Liberation Tiger (KPLT) in a security operation in Assam and busted a "large training camp", an official said on Wednesday.Continue Reading ...

iTV Network MD Kartikeya Sharma launches Pro Wrestling League in India

NEW DELHI: After the unprecedented success of Cricket, Hockey, Football, Tennis and Kabaddi leagues, it is now the celebration time for sport of Wrestling as it is all set to go professional. Yes, it is Wrestling that will get the financial and morale boost as Managing Director of the iTV Network, Kartikeya Sharma is investing in the Pro Wrestling League which is set to grow up along the lines of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) and the Indian Super League (ISL). Continue Reading ...

Charge sheet against 'Peepli Live' director

New Delhi : A charge sheet against "Peepli Live" co-director Mahmood Farooqui, accused in a rape case, was filed in a court here on Wednesday.Continue Reading ...

WATCH: How WWE champ Seth Rollins smashed John Cena’s nose?

During the main battle of ‘Monday Night Raw’ for the United States championship, the WWE champion Seth Rollins smashed John Cena in a manner nobody could really think of. Continue Reading ...

Microsoft rolls out Windows 10 operating system

Tokyo:Microsoft Corporation began rolling out its new operating Windows 10 system in Japan on Wednesday.Continue Reading ...

Amazon unveils drone traffic control system at NASA centre

Washington : While the world is looking to deploy drones for delivering groceries to hot piping pizzas, several giants like Amazon and Google are busy developing a drone traffic control system to tackle a scenario when these unmanned aerial vehicles will swarm the skies.Continue Reading ...