Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) Eight employees of the Tamil Nadu state transport corporation died while three were injured early on Friday when the roof of an old bus stand in Nagapattinam district collapsed, said police.
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has voiced "deep concern" over a three-year-old Indian girl in Texas who has been missing since October 7 after her foster father made her stand outside the house as punishment for not drinking milk. She said the Indian Embassy is actively involved in the search.
Srinagar, Oct 20 (IANS) There have been over 120 reports of braid chopping in the Kashmir Valley in the last two months and despite the widespread fear and condemnation, the authorities appear clueless about the mysterious incidents that have caused a new type of terror in the troubled region.
Lucknow, Oct 20 (IANS) At least one person died and property worth lakhs was gutted in three incidents of fire in Uttar Pradesh over the last 12 hours during Diwali, police said on Friday.
Kedarnath, Oct 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday attacked the Congress for denying his proposal in June 2013 when he was Chief Minister of Gujarat for redevelopment of the revered Himalayan shrine of Kedarnath that was badly damaged in the catastrophic flash floods.
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Friday took a dig at the Election Commission (EC) for not announcing the Gujarat Assembly poll dates, saying it has "authorised" Prime Minister Narendra Modi to "announce" the dates at his last poll rally this month.
The Indian LED lighting industry is going through a boom phase. According to some estimates, the market has grown at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 17.5 per cent between 2009 and 2016 and is now worth around $3.7 billion (with LEDs at around 40 per cent of the market share). This makes the industry worth much more than the total GDP of over two dozen countries around the world.
Dehradun, Oct 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday visited the Himalayan shrine of Kedarnath ahead of its closure for the next six months. This is his second visit to the shrine this year.
Srinagar, Oct 20 (IANS) Authorities imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar on Friday to prevent separatist-called protests against growing incidents of braid chopping in Jammu and Kashmir.
Geneva, Oct 20 (IANS) Nearly fifty-eight per cent of the about 600,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh are children who suffer from severe malnutrition, a UN report released said.
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The festive fervour gripped the nation on Thursday as people celebrated Diwali, often referred to as 'the festival of lights by lighting 'diyas (earthen lamps), paying obeisance to Goddess Lakshmi, distributing sweets, and well, bursting crackers.
Chandigarh, Oct 19 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday issued orders to hand over probe into the killing of RSS leader Ravinder Gosai to the National Investigation Agency (NIA), officials said.
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Taking cognizance of the petition submitted by the Nitish Kumar faction of the JD-U for disqualification of party leaders Sharad Yadav and Ali Anwar Ansari on grounds of defection, the Rajya Sabha Secretariat has issued show cause notice to the two leaders.
Bengaluru, Oct 19 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Thursday urged the central government to exempt handmade products from Goods and Sales Tax (GST) regime.
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The India-Russia annual joint military exercises called INDRA is set to begin on Friday, officials said on Thursday.