Bhubaneswar, Aug 21 (IANS) At least 10 persons were killed and two others injured after a head-on collision between a passenger vehicle and a truck in Odisha's Sambalpur district on Monday, police said.
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The time taken for police verification for passports will soon be considerably reduced with the linking of CCTNS with the MEAs passport service, a senior official said on Monday.
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Monday called for more promotion of organic products as she emphasised the use of sustainable alternatives.
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said that the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) on Monday decided to stop the practice of contractual hiring of labourers.
Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 21 (IANS) Commissioner, Railway Safety Shailesh Pathak on Monday visited Khatauli in Uttar Pradesh's Muzffarnagar where 14 coaches of Kalinga Utkal Express derailed on Saturday claiming 22 lives.
Port Blair, Aug 21 (IANS) Indian Navy on Monday commissioned an amphibious ship for transport and deployment of battle tanks, an official statement said.
Ahmedabad, Aug 21 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court on Monday issued notice to the Election Commission and the winners of the August 8 Rajya Sabha polls in the state following a petition seeking to cancel the election of Congress heavyweight Ahmed Patel.
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Crop productivity in India is low compared to its neighbours as it has not kept pace with world-class innovative technologies, said a US official, seeking adoption of genetically modified (GM) crops to ensure more production and profitability to farmers.
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Senior IPS officer Dharmendra Kumar was appointed as new Director General of Railway Protection Force (RPF) on Monday, an official said.
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday expressed concern over death of 10 manual scavengers in the last two months and sought the presence of the heads of the civic bodies here with details of employees under them working in hazardous environment.
Malda (West Bengal), Aug 21 (IANS) The ongoing West Bengal floods has claimed 152 lives and caused losses to the tune of Rs 14,000 crore in 11 districts of the state, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Monday after visiting three northern districts where large areas continued to be submerged.
Malda (West Bengal), Aug 21 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday demanded a central government package for her flood-hit state, on the lines of the grants given to BJP-ruled Assam and Gujarat.
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) A financier was stabbed to death in south Delhi by two of his neighbours to whom he had lent money, police said on Monday.
Chennai, Aug 21 (IANS) Upset over their isolation, the AIADMK group headed by V.K. Sasikala's nephew T.T.V. Dinakaran will meet Tamil Nadu Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao on Tuesday.
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Bowing to the strong religious sentiments of the Jain community, Tata Westside apologised on Monday and withdrew a new clothes line from all stores after complaints.