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#EndGameSrinivasan: Shashank Manohar confirmed as new BCCI Chief; Highlights from his speech

MUMBAI: The reign of former President, N. Srinivasan, has now been overpowered by Shashank Manohar. He has been elected unopposed as the new BCCI President. (Also Read: Manohar sole candidate for....

Pakistan arrests 100 Indian fishermen

Islamabad: Pakistan has arrested 100 Indian fishermen for allegedly entering its waters, the media reported on Sunday.   The Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) in Karachi made the arrests and....

Secure release of Indian fishermen from Sri Lanka: Jayalalithaa

Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to secure the release of Indian fishermen and their boats from Sri Lankan custody.   In a letter....

Onion crisis: India imports 18,000 tonnes from Egypt

New Delhi: As onion prices continue at a high of Rs.60-70, India is importing large quantities of the much-needed vegetable from Egypt, which has exported 18,000 tonnes to India during....

Indrani Mukerjea responds to treatment: J.J Hospital

Mumbai: In a relief for the authorities, Indrani Mukerjea - one of the three prime accused in the Sheena Bora murder case - who was admitted to a hospital here....

‘Swach Bharat drives draws inspiration from Mahatma Gandhi’

Jakarta: Mahatma gave high priority to cleanliness, sanitation and hygiene and the Indian government had thus launched its Swachch Bharat nationwide cleanliness drive on his 145th birth anniversary last year,....

Our ‘middle-way’ approach like Gandhi’s ahimsa: Tibetan leader

Dharamsala: The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, described its "middle-way" approach on Tibet as similar to Mahatma Gandhi's non-violence movement.   Pema Chhinjor, a senior....

Is ISIS plotting attack in India?

DELHI: Delli Police Special Cell has registered an FIR against unnamed persons, for their alleged links with ISIS and Ansar al-Tawhid. The FIR is based on intelligence inputs about possible....

#NewsX Impact: Sports Ministry steps in to the rescue of Para-athletes

After NewsX reported the plight of Para-athletes being left on streets to sleep for the past five days, waiting to be a given a visa, for a championship being held....

Pakistan hands over to UN dossier on Indian interference

United Nations: Pakistan has handed over a dossier to the UN on India's interference in Pakistan's internal affairs, Pakistan's National Security Advisor Sartaj Aziz said.   In a meeting with....

India pledges to cut emissions by 33-35 percent

New Delhi: India on Friday pledged to cut its emission levels by 33-35 percent over the next 15 years in what it has termed as a fair and balanced commitment....

Kejriwal pays tributes to Mahatma Gandhi, Shastri

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on his 146th birth anniversary at Rajghat in the national capital.   Kejriwal visited Rajghat in....

Modi, Sonia pay tributes to Mahatma Gandhi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Friday paid floral tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on his 146th birth anniversary at Rajghat in the national capital.....

Hope Mahatma Gandhi’s message of tolerance guides us: Rahul

New Delhi: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Gandhi Jayanti on Friday said he hoped Mahatma Gandhi's message of compassion, tolerance and harmony guides the nation.   On Mahatma Gandhi's....

Home ministry to train private guards: Rajnath

New Delhi: The home ministry plans to provide advance training to private security guards, who provide security to critical establishments in all parts of the country, Home Minister Rajnath Singh....

Sensex closes flat at the end of the day

Mumbai: A slowdown in manufacturing activity and a pickup in profit bookings subdued Indian equity markets on Thursday. This led a barometer index of the Indian equities to close flat....

HLL pays Rs.466 lakh dividend to government

Thiruvananthapuram: City-based, central public sector mini-ratna company HLL Lifecare Ltd (HLL) said on Thursday it has paid Rs.466 lakh as dividend to the central government for financial year 2014-2015.  ....

Truckers go on nationwide strike

New Delhi: Lakhs of trucks kept off the roads on Thursday as transporters went on a nationwide strike called by the All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC) to oppose the....

Bharti defends 4G claims, to clear air with ad watchdog

New Delhi: Bharti Airtel on Thursday said its campaign on 4G that calls its services to be fastest in India, is based on rigorous tests and that it will engage....

CBI raids in Bengal, Odisha: Chit fund scam

New Delhi: The CBI on Thursday raided 19 places in Odisha and West Bengal in connection with its ongoing probe in the multi-crore-rupee chit fund scam, an official said.  ....

FTII talks ‘inconclusive’, next meeting to be held on October 6

Mumbai: The latest meeting held here on Thursday between the striking FTII students and information and broadcasting ministry officials remained "inconclusive". A third round of talks will now be held....

Hyundai Motor India’s September sales up 10 percent

New Delhi: Hyundai Motor India Ltd. (HMIL) on Thursday reported a 9.8 percent rise in total sales for September.   The South Korean automobile manufacturer's total sales last month stood....

Government announces recovery of Black Money amounting to Rs. 3770 crore

638 people have come out in open and disclosed black money by using one-time compliance window. The declaration has happened within 3 months of the Window provided by the government.....

Sushma meets counterparts from Nepal, Sri Lanka

New York: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met with her counterparts from neighbours Sri Lanka and Nepal.   Sushma held bilateral talks with her Sri Lankan counterpart Mangala Samaraweera and....

India rejects Sharif’s ‘peace initiative’ to demilitarise Kashmir

United Nations: India has rejected Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's "peace initiative" saying that de-terrorising Pakistan is the answer, not demilitarising Kashmir.   After raising the Kashmir issue at the....

Pakistan once again misusing UNGA, distorting reality: India

New York: In a strong rebuttal of Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's anti-India statement at the UN General Assembly, India on Thursday expressed regret that Pakistan has "once again chosen....

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at UN General Assembly; plays K-card at UN

  After the brutality by Pakistan Army in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK), the speech of Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif looks ranting and meaningless. He showed himself to be ignorant....

FESTIVAL BONANZA: Western Railway releases the new Main Line Time Table; Commitment for a faster, convenient and safer journey

Cheer up your faces on this festive season, and thank the Western Railway for the major initiatives introduced by it, to be implemented from October 1, 2015. The new Western....

India escalates in global competitiveness: WEF

New Delhi: India leaped to the 55th position in the World Economic Forum's (WEF) 'The Global Competitiveness Report 2015-16' which tracks the productivity and prosperity of 140 economies across the....

Hearing on fresh Maggi tests next week

New Delhi: The apex consumer court on Wednesday said it will hear Nestle's arguments on fresh tests conducted on its popular Maggi noodles on October 8, and take up the....