Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) The Congress suffered a big jolt in West Bengal, as its former state chief Manas Bhunia and a host of other frontline party leaders including provincial office-bearers, crossed over to the ruling Trinamool Congress on Monday.
Ranchi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Jharkhand government on Monday announced compensation of Rs 10 lakh each for the families of the two soldiers from the state killed in a militant attack on an army camp in Uri of Jammu and Kashmir.
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The government on Monday informed the Supreme Court that three major search engines -- Microsoft, Google and Yahoo -- have agreed to auto block ads promoting sex determination tests as prohibited under the Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act.
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Sorrow and anger on Monday gripped four small villages in Maharashtra which lost four young soldiers to Sunday's terror attack on an army camp in Jammu and Kashmir.
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Indian doctors at a hospital here have provided a new lease of life to a 61-year-old Pakistani man suffering from heart disease as well as deteriorating kidneys.
Kathmandu, Sep 19 (IANS) Nepal on Monday celebrated the first anniversary of the promulgation of its new Constitution amid opposition from Madhesi parties who marked it as a "Black Day" and held a protest rally here.
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Delhi Metro services were delayed during Monday morning peak hours as a commuter aboard a Noida-bound train fainted at the Ramesh Nagar Metro station.
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) A day after BJP strategist Ram Madhav suggested "for one tooth, a complete jaw" following the killing 18 soldiers in Jammu and Kashmir, the BJP on Monday mostly kept mum over the issue.
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) A day after terrorists killed 18 Indian soldiers in Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday called on President Pranab Mukherjee "and held discussions", the Rashtrapati Bhavan tweeted.
Patna, Sep 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed grief over the loss of 35 lives in a 50-seater bus's accident in Bihar on Monday.
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday called on President Pranab Mukherjee "and held discussions", the Rashtrapati Bhavan tweeted.
Guwahati, Sep 19 (IANS) Condemning the attack on an army base in Uri, Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday said Pakistan had become a hub of terror.
Colombo, Sep 19 (IANS) Sri Lanka on Monday strongly condemned the terrorist attack on an army camp in Uri town in Jammu and Kashmir, offering condolences to the families of the victims.
Paris/New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) France on Monday condemned the terror attack on an army camp in Jammu and Kashmir that killed 18 soldiers, and called for "decisive action" against terror groups targetting India, especially the LeT, the Jaish-e-Mohammed, and the Hizb-ul-Mujahideen.