Road crash kills seven in Lucknow

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 13:10

Lucknow, April 26 (IANS) Seven people, including two children, were killed and five others injured on Tuesday when a speeding van collided head on with a car here, police said.


Former CM's daughter takes on Congress stalwart

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 13:06

Paravur (Kerala), April 26 (IANS) The daughter of one of Kerala's most respected former chief ministers has taken on veteran Congress legislator in assembly polls here in what is widely seen as a triangular contest.


JKLF founder Amanullah Khan dead at 82

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 13:06

Srinagar, April 26 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) founder Amanullah Khan died on Tuesday in Pakistan following a chronic lung disease, his son-in-law Sajjad Lone said. Khan was 82.


Ranchi schools told to close early due to heat

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 12:46

Ranchi, April 26 (IANS) Given the rising summer heat, schools in Ranchi have been told to change their timings to close latest by 11.30 a.m., an official said on Tuesday.


Congress to rake up NIT issue with government: Rahul

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 11:50

New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday met with some students of the NIT Srinagar and assured them that the party will raise their concerns over campus safety with the government.


India, Pakistan hold foreign secretary-level talks

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 11:44

New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The much-awaited foreign secretary-level talks between India and Pakistan got underway here today with Indian Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar meeting his Pakistani counterpart Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry in South Block here on Tuesday.


Sushma Swaraj's condition stable

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 11:22

New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The condition of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here on Monday night with fever and chest congestion, was stable on Tuesday, the hospital said.


Train services between Lumding and Silchar disrupted

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 11:08

Guwahati, April 26 (IANS) A bogie of the Poorvattar Sampark Kranti Express derailed on Tuesday in Assam, disrupting train services between Lumding and Silchar. There were no casualties, an official said.


India, Afghanistan hold bilateral talks

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 10:40

New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Ahead of the Heart of Asia conference on peace and stability that will host for the first time, Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar held a bilateral meeting with Afghan Deputy Foreign Minister Hekmat Karzai here on Tuesday.


Jaishankar to meet Pakistani counterpart

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 09:06

New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar will meet his Pakistani counterpart Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry here on Tuesday morning in the first formal talks between the two nations after the January 2 attack on Pathankot air base in Punjab.