• Maharishi University Students strike big and bring glory at data science contest
    New Delhi , June 26 : Maharishi University of Information Technology, NOIDA celebrated the stellar performance of its students in the recently held Techgig Code Gladiators 2017 contest in Bangalore.

  • IGL to expand its reach in Delhi/NCR with over 34 new CNG stations
    New Delhi , June 26 : Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL) on Monday announced the opening of 34 new CNG stations by the end of 2017 to fulfill the growing demands of Delhi/NCR.

  • Rise above parties, politics; extend full support: Naidu on GST
    Hyderabad (Telangana) , June 26 : Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday exhorted the political parties to 'rise above politics' and extend their full support to the Goods and Services Tax (GST).

  • Indo-Nepal border sealed due to local polls
    Kathmandu [Nepal], June 26 : The India-Nepal border was sealed for three days beginning Monday ahead of the second phase of local level election scheduled to take place on June 28.

  • Assamese beauty crowned Mrs World 2nd runners up, Mrs Congeniality
    Jorhat (Assam) , June 26 : Assamese beauty Rishita Baruah stood second runners-up in the recently concluded 'Mrs World 2017 International' held in Seattle, USA.

  • CBI arrests a DRT official in alleged bribery case
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 26 : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday arrested a Recovery Officer of the Debt Recovery Tribunal (DBT) and his accomplice for demanding a bribe of Rs.7, 00,000.

  • Nepal marks Eid-ul-Fitr with hope for betterment in coming days
    By Binod Prasad Adhikari, Kathmandu [Nepal]. June 26 : Muslims in Nepal on Monday marked the end of a month long fasting with the celebration of Eid-ul-Fitr with hopes of betterment in coming days.

  • 'Uncapped' Kuhn, Phehlukwayo named in Proteas Test squad
    Johannesburg [South Africa], June 26 : The uncapped duo of Heino Kuhn and Andile Phehlukwayo has been named in the 16-member South African squad for the four-match Test series against England, beginning July 6 at the Lord's.

  • Have you seen trap, asks 'Aksar 2'
    New Delhi , June 26 : After making quite a buzz in 2006, 'Aksar' is back with its sequel, starring Zareen Khan and Gautam Rode.

  • Sports fraternity extends greetings on 'Eid-ul-Fitr'
    New Delhi , June 26 : The sports fraternity has come in unison to extend their warm wishes on the auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr.

  • Beat the blues away with spirit and spice
    Somdatta Saha, New Delhi , June 26 : If you are in no mood to get high on something hard or bored with the same cocktails on the menu, then take a sigh of relief.

  • Eid celebration in various parts of world
    New Delhi June 26, : : Eid-Ul-Fitr was celebrated across the world on Sunday and Monday.

  • Government constitutes committee to prepare final draft of NEP under scientist Kasturirangan
    New Delhi , June 26 : The Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry on Tuesday appointed a new nine-member panel, under the Chairmanship of eminent scientist Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan,who headed the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) from 1994 to 2003, to work on a New Education Policy (NEP).

  • Serena will be ranked 700 if she plays men's circuit: John McEnroe
    Johannesburg [South Africa], June 26 : Tennis legend John McEnroe has claimed that Serena Williams, who is the best player of her gender, would be ranked 700 in the men's circuit.

  • Fin. Min. postpones implementation of Sections 51, 52 under CGST/SGST Act, 2017
    New Delhi , June 26 : With the rollout date of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) inching closer, the Finance Ministry on Monday announced a delay in implementation of the provisions of Section 51 and 52 under the CGST / SGST Act, 2017, aiming to ensure smooth rollout of the GST.

  • Yoga gaining popularity in Nagaland
    Dimapur (Nagaland) , June 26 : When International Yoga Day was first observed in Nagaland, a Christian-dominated state in the North East, there were not many takers of the art of healthy living as a fitness art.

  • Sheena Bora murder accused Indrani Mukherjea, others booked for rioting in Byculla jail
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 25 : Sheena Bora murder accused Sheena Bora and 200 other women inmates have been booked for rioting in the Byculla Jail here.

  • 15,000-strong special force to protect Chinese in Pakistan
    Islamabad [Pakistan], June 26 : Pakistan has deployed a special military force of 15,000 for the protection of Chinese working on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and other similar projects in the country.

  • J-K Deputy CM says tight security in place for Amarnath Yatra
    Jammu and Kashmir , June 26 : In the wake of the Amarnath Yatra 2017, Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh asserted that all security arrangements have been made and the public need not worry about anything.

  • Sharif hopeful about improving ties with Afghanistan
    Karachi [Pakistan], June 26 : Pakistan Prime MinisĀ­ter Nawaz Sharif has expressed confidence that bilateral relationship between Islamabad and Kabul would improve after certain decisions that were reached when he met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani are implemented.

  • Education, training needed to help human trafficking victims
    Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 26 : Knowing a little bit more about human trafficking could help save someone and so, a recent research has highlighted the need for education and training.

  • Social support makes retirement easy for gay men, lesbians
    Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 26 : Gay men and lesbians, who feel socially supported, feel more secure about their retirement than heterosexual adults, a recent research has found.

  • Turns out, there were two Harry Potters all along!
    New Delhi , Jun 26 : It's been twenty years since the first 'Harry Potter' book hit the shelves, but we still keep learning new things about JK Rowling's magical world.

  • Uttar Pradesh woman thrashes mother-in-law over property claim
    Etah (Uttar Pradesh) , June 26 : A woman in Uttar Pradesh's Etah district allegedly thrashed her 85-year-old mother-in-law and pushed her off the terrace for not registering the property in her name.

  • Feliciano Lopez fends off Marin Cilicto lift Queen's Club trophy
    Johannesburg [South Africa], June 26 : Spanish veteran Feliciano Lopez produced a spirited performance as he bounced back from a set down to defeat Croatia's Marin Cilic and lift the Aegon Championships title at Queen's Club last evening.

  • ICC Women's WC: Aussies, Windies prepare to start campaigns
    Dubai [UAE], June 26 : Four years on from their ICC Women's World Cup success in Mumbai, Australia will once again meet the team they defeated in the final, West Indies, as they begin the defence of their title in Taunton on Monday.

  • President, PM extend greetings on Eid-ul-Fitr
    New Delhi , June 26 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday greeted the people on the auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr.

  • PM Modi in U.S. hails success of gas subsidy transfer scheme
    Virginia [U.S.A.], June 26 : Hailing the role of technology in bringing transparency in governance, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi narrated the success of direct benefit transfer of gas subsidy, in reference to the flagship Ujjwala Yojana, to the Indian Diaspora here.

  • Boat capsizes in Colombia: Nine dead, 21 injured, more than 30 missing
    Bogota [Colombia], June 26 : The death toll in the incident in which a boat carrying as many as 150 tourists capsized in a reservoir near Medellin, Colombia on Sunday, has risen to nine.

  • Da Costa death triggers violent protests in east London
    London [U.K.], June 26 : The death of a 25-year-old black man from wounds allegedly sustained during his arrest by police triggered protests in east London.

  • Boucher slams Proteas for 'tentative' batting approach in Cardiff
    Johannesburg [South Africa], June 26 : Former wicketkeeper-batsman Mark Boucher believes that South Africa were "too tentative" in their batting approach during their series-deciding defeat against England in the third T20I at Cardiff on Sunday.

  • Will baby Faf end Proteas' 119-Test streak?
    Johannesburg [South Africa], June 26 : If Faf du Plessis misses the opening Test of the four-match series against England beginning July 6 at the Lord's, it will snap South Africa's 119-match streak to field him or AB de Villiers in their Playing XI.

  • Bangladesh marks Eid al-Fitr
    Dhaka [Bangladesh] June 26,: : People in Bangladesh celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest religious festival of the Muslims, across the country on Monday.

  • Six people injured after a car crashed into a crowd of Muslims leaving Eid prayers
    London [U.K.], June 26 : At least six people, including three children were injured after a car crashed into a crowd of Muslims, who were leaving Eid prayers outside a sports centre in England's New Castle.

  • Tripura Muslims pray for world peace ahead of Eid
    Agartala (Tripura) , June 26 : Thousands of Muslims gathered at the Gedu Mia Mosque at Tripura's Agartala on the eve of Eid-Ul-Fitr to offer morning prayers to mark the end of Ramadan.

  • Anuj Puri launches ANAROCK property consultants residential brokerage, fund and investment platform
    New Delhi , June 26 : Anuj Puri, Former Chairman and Country Head of International Property Consultancy JLL India, today announced the launch of ANAROCK Property Consultants Pvt. Ltd., essentially rebranding JLL's erstwhile residential brokerage business which he acquired earlier this year.

  • Nepali chartered accountants graduating from India won't be allowed to practice back home
    Kathmandu [Nepal], June 26 : Nepali chartered accountants graduating from India will not be granted licenses to practice back home after mid-July 2018.

  • London: Mansfield Road apartments fire under control
    London [UK], June 26 : A massive fire which erupted at the Mansfield Road apartments on Sunday night is now under control, the London Fire Brigade said.

  • Paytm Mall empowers over 1,000 car, bike dealerships; aims to boost online discovery with QR Codes
    New Delhi , June 26 : Paytm Mall is contributing towards the growth of automobile dealers by bringing their offerings online. This has enabled over a thousand dealerships across the country to reach a wider set of customers.

  • Nitish was the first to decide on Bihar's Dalit daughter defeat: Ghulam Nabi Azad
    New Delhi , June 26 : Hitting back at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's decision to support National Democratic Alliance presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind, Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Monday said people who believe in one principle, make one decision, but those who believe in many principles, make different decisions.

  • Chinese media says 'stubborn' India aiming to counter-balance Beijing's CPEC
    Hong Kong [China], June 26 : A state-run Chinese daily has accused India of being stubborn in its geo-political thinking, and this is clearly reflected in New Delhi's decision to have a dedicated air corridor with Afghanistan by bypassing Pakistan.

  • In most low-income places, handwashing with soap is rare
    Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 26 : A recent research has found that most families in the low-income countries don't have soaps at their homes.

  • Untreated polyarthritis can deform joints permanently
    New Delhi , June 26 : Chikungunya, the bone breaking fever, being one of the reasons for polyarthritis , may become a rampant disorder.

  • Sakayak row: Recruiting civilians will help army economise on manpower, says defence expert
    New Delhi , June 26 : With the Army considering the option of recruiting civilian staff in peace stations as part of its plans to end Sakayak system, a defence expert on Tuesday asserted that it will help the army in terms of economising on manpower.

  • Presidential campaign: Kovind to visit Srinagar on June 28
    Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , June 26 : National Democratic Alliance's (NDA) presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind will visit Srinagar on June 28 as part of the ongoing campaign, seeking support from its alliance partner, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

  • AB De Villiers to decide his cricketing future in August
    Johannesburg [South Africa], June 26 : South Africa skipper AB de Villiers, who was in England for a T20 and Test series, has left the tour, saying that he would meet Cricket South Africa (CSA) officials in August to chart his future in international cricket.

  • Prioritise national interest while choosing President: JD (U) tells RJD workers
    Patna (Bihar) , June 26 : Amidst the alleged rift between the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and Janata Dal (United) [JD(U)] over their contradictory choices on backing a presidential nominee, the latter has said the decision needs to be taken keeping national interest in mind rather than engaging in political confrontation.

  • Femina Miss India 2017 gets its winners
    New Delhi , June 26 : Femina Miss India 2017 has finally got its three new faces, with the glamorous finale last night.

  • From PeeCee to KJo, BTown wishes 'Eid Mubarak'
    New Delhi , June 26 : The Tinsel Town can be one of the best examples of unity in diversity.

  • Unidentified men loot 37 lakh from Flipkart centre in Delhi
    New Delhi , June 26 : Unidentified men looted Rs.37 lakh from a Flipkart dispatch centre in the Jhilmil Industrial Area of Delhi yesterday.

  • Gorkhas dejected over questions raised on them being Indians
    Darjeeling (Assam) , June 26 : As the indefinite shutdown in Darjeeling entered its 11th day on Monday, the Gorkhas expressed their dejection over doubts being raised about their nationality.

  • In-form Rahane provides balance to the ODI side, believes Kohli
    Port of Spain [West Indies], June 26 : A blistering ton by stand-in opener Ajinkya Rahane on Sunday guided India to a comprehensive win against the West Indies in the second one-day international between the two sides at the Queen's Park Oval here on Sunday.

  • BJP President Amit Shah arrives in Puducherry
    Puducherry , June 26 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah arrived in Puducherry on a two-day visit on Monday.

  • Seven killed, 5 injured after jeep rolls down cliff in Shimla
    Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) , June 26 : At least seven people were killed and five others suffered serious injuries when the jeep they were travelling rolled down a cliff in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh last night.

  • Boozing makes ageing clock tick faster
    Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 26 : Next time you reach for that glass of whiskey, you may want to rethink as a recent research has revealed that the more alcohol you drink, the more your cells appear to age.

  • Fighting Pakistan's dirty war in Kashmir Valley amid bad politics
    New Delhi , June 26 : The heinous abduction from a marriage ceremony in Kulgam town and killing of Lt. Umar Fayaz followed by the brutal massacre and mutilation of six Jammu and Kashmir policemen in Anantnag district and the barbaric lynching of Deputy Superintendent of Police Ayub Pandith by a mob outside Srinagar's Jama Masjid, mark an unprecedented high in the Pakistan-sponsored and supported proxy war and radicalisation of the Kashmir Valley.

  • PM Modi lauds MEA, Sushma Swaraj for 'helping Indians in distress across the globe'
    Virginia [U.S.A.], June 26 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while lauding the proactive approach of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj as he addressed the Indian Diaspora in the United States, asserted that the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has emerged as a strong humanitarian force for Indians globally.

  • Partnership with TATA for F-16s will create jobs in U.S., India: Lockheed Martin
    Washington D.C. [USA], June 26 : U.S. arms maker Lockheed Martin Corp has expressed optimism for its partnership with Tata Advanced Systems to build F-16 fighter jets, saying that if selected, the deal has the potential to generate economic benefit and jobs in U.S. and India.

  • Indian diaspora showers praise on PM Modi
    Virginia [U.S.A.], June 26 : The Indian diaspora in the United States showered praise on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his comprehensive speech as he addressed them here and said his efforts to make a better India are praiseworthy.

  • Israel targets Syrian artillery, ammunition truck
    Damascus [Syria], June 26 : On the second day of the Israeli military strikes in the Golan Heights, the Israel Defence Forces struck two artillery launchers and an ammunition truck on the Syrian side of the border.