• India, Pakistan troopers exchange sweets on Punjab border
    3:48 PM

    Attari (Punjab), Aug 14 (IANS) Border guards of India and Pakistan Thursday exchanged sweets and greetings along the international border here to mark Pakistan’s Independence Day. Officers and troopers of Pakistan Rangers shared sweets with the Border Security Force (BSF) officers and troopers at the Attari-Wagah joint check post (JCP)

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  • Delhi Metro celebrates Independence Day
    3:46 PM

    New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The Delhi Metro has organised quiz competitions for commuters and conducted tours for underprivileged and specially-abled children as part of Independence Day celebrations, an official said Thursday. The quiz competition was organised Aug 13 and 14 at 10 Metro stations across the network including Dwarka

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  • Timeline: Phoolan Devi murder case
    3:46 PM

    New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) A court here Thursday sentenced Sher Singh Rana to life imprisonment for killing bandit-turned-politician Phoolan Devi in 2001. Following is the timeline of the murder case: July 25, 2001: Phoolan Devi, then Samajwadi Party parliamentarian from Mirzapur in Uttar Pradesh, is shot dead outside her

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  • Paes-Stepanek knocked out at Cincinnati
    3:36 PM

    Cincinnati (US), Aug 14 (IANS) Fifth seeded Indo-Czech pair Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek were ousted in the men’s doubles second round of the Western and Southern Open here. Vasek Pospisil of Canada and Jack Sock of the US, who had dumped out India’s Rohan Bopanna and his Pakistani partner

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  • Paes-Stepanek knocked out at Cincinnati
    3:36 PM

    Cincinnati (US), Aug 14 (IANS) Fifth seeded Indo-Czech pair Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek were ousted in the men’s doubles second round of the Western and Southern Open here. Vasek Pospisil of Canada and Jack Sock of the US, who had dumped out India’s Rohan Bopanna and his Pakistani partner

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  • Book revisits life of Param Vir Chakra recipients
    3:26 PM

    New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Soldiers don’t die on the battlefield, they die the moment people stop remembering them, says a writer who has traced the lives of 21 awardees of the Param Vir Chakra (PVC), the nation’s highest award for gallantry, in a book hoping it will remind people

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  • Musical Launch Of Film Mary Kom
    2:45 PM
    #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ Actor Priyanka Chopra at music event of film Mary Kom in Mumbai on Read more
  • Golf’s Olympic resurgence begins in Nanjing
    2:36 PM

    Nanjing (China), Aug 14 (IANS) It has been more than 100 years since the world’s top golfers have targeted a spot in the Olympic Games, but all will change with the sport being included in the 2016 Rio Games. In less than two years, the sport makes a long-awaited return

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  • Whirlpool Q1 net up 67.37 percent
    2:14 PM

    Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Whirlpool of India Thursday posted 67.37 percent rise in standalone net profit for the first quarter (April-June) of the current fiscal (2014-15), a Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) filing by the company said Thursday. The company posted net profit of Rs.83 crore for the first quarter compared

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