18 Jun 2020
How Bengaluru managed to keep its COVID-19 numbers low
In India, around 40% of all coronavirus infections have been concentrated in metropolitan cities.
06 Jun 2020
Pakistan: Blogger Cynthia Ritchie accuses ex-Minister Rehman Malik of rape
American blogger Cynthia D. Ritchie has accused former Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik of rape.
02 Feb 2020
Tata Group among companies interested in running 150 private trains
The Tata Group is among the companies that have indicated an interest in running private trains, Railway Board Chairperson Vinod Kumar Yadav said Saturday.
13 Oct 2019
#EconomicSlowdown: World Bank cuts India's growth rate projection to 6%
The country's "well-learned" union ministers may want you to believe that there is no economic slowdown whatsoever, but data points otherwise.
10 Jun 2019
Pakistan: Former President Asif Zardari arrested in money laundering case
Asif Ali Zardari, the former President of Pakistan and co-chairman of Pakistan People's Party (PPP) co-chairman, was on Monday arrested by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in connection to a money laundering case.
06 Feb 2019
Pakistan: Ex-PM Yousuf Raza Gilani blacklisted, barred from leaving country
Former Pakistan PM Yousuf Raza Gilani was stopped from leaving the country by security officials at the Lahore airport late night yesterday.
03 Dec 2018
Only dignified activities allowed on INS Viraat: Vice Admiral Luthra
Only "dignified activities" will be permitted on board the Indian Navy's decommissioned aircraft carrier INS Viraat, Western Naval Command chief Vice Admiral Girish Luthra said today.
12 Nov 2018
PM Modi inaugurates India's first inland waterway: Details here
On Monday, a vessel carrying PEPSICO (India) cargo docked at the holy city of Varanasi, marking India's first inland voyage by a container ship since it gained Independence.
15 Oct 2018
Pakistan: Ex-PM Nawaz Sharif's PML-N improves showing in by-polls
Pakistan's former PM Nawaz Sharif's PML-N ate the votes of the ruling PTI, winning four out of 11 parliamentary seats that went to the polls.
05 Oct 2018
Kannur International Airport to be inaugurated on December 9
Kannur International Airport, the second greenfield airport set up under the public-private partnership (PPP) model, near Mattannur in Kerala's Kannur district would be inaugurated on December 9.
04 Sep 2018
Pakistan: Voting in Presidential election concludes; Alvi likely to win
The voting to elect Pakistan's 13th President by lawmakers has concluded.
03 Sep 2018
Pakistan presidential election tomorrow; PTI candidate likely to win
Pakistani lawmakers are set to choose a new President tomorrow, an election in which the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's candidate is expected to win as the Opposition parties failed to field a joint candidate.
19 Aug 2018
Pakistan: Prime Minister Imran Khan announces a 21-member Cabinet
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has announced his Cabinet comprising 21 members, the majority of whom previously held key posts in the regime of former military dictator General (retd) Pervez Musharraf.
12 Aug 2018
Pakistan: PTI bags 33 reserved seats, NA-tally stands at 158
Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has been allotted 28 reserved seats for women and five for non-Muslims by the election commission, taking its tally to 158 in the National Assembly - just 14 short of the number required for a simple majority.
31 Jul 2018
Modi congratulates Imran Khan on phone, talks about development, peace
Prime Minister Narendra Modi called Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan, on Monday, to congratulate him on his victory in the recently concluded general elections.
30 Jul 2018
Will take oath as Pakistan PM on August 11: Imran
Pakistan-Tehreek-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan, on Monday, said that he will take oath as Pakistan's Prime Minister on August 11.
29 Jul 2018
Imran Khan will be sworn-in as Pakistan-PM before Aug-14: PTI
Imran Khan will be sworn in as Pakistan's new Prime Minister before the country's Independence Day on August 14, his party Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) has announced.
28 Jul 2018
Pakistan: Imran Khan's PTI emerges single largest-party with 116 seats
Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf today emerged as the single largest party in the country's general elections, winning 116 National Assembly seats of the contested 270 parliamentary constituencies, according to the election commission's final results.
27 Jul 2018
Imran Khan's PTI wins Pakistan elections, but needs an ally
More than a day after results were due, Imran Khan's PTI has emerged the winner, winning 109 seats out of the contested 269 in the Pakistan assembly. Votes are still being counted.
26 Jul 2018
Ex-wife Jemima congratulates Imran Khan, reminds him of "challenge"
Wishes have been pouring in for PTI Chief Imran Khan from around the world, as he looks set to become Pakistan's next prime minister.
26 Jul 2018
Pakistan polls: Imran Khan inches towards victory amid mass-rigging allegations
Hours before results of the Pakistan general elections are to be officially declared, PTI Chief Imran Khan took a clear lead, even as rivals alleged their agents were being thrown out of polling stations.
25 Jul 2018
Pakistan election: Imran Khan's vote may be cancelled over code-violation
The vote of PTI Chief Imran Khan in Pakistan's general elections might be cancelled, after reports emerged that his voting had been recorded on camera.
25 Jul 2018
As Pakistan votes, India, US and China on the edge
Pakistan votes today in its 11th general elections since 1970, incidentally only the second civilian transfer of power in the country.
24 Jul 2018
Pakistan-polls: Top players and what their win means for India
Pakistan will vote to choose its next prime minister (PM) tomorrow, and the stage is all set.
20 Jul 2018
Sharif, daughter might be shifted to Sihala jail amid 'security-fears'
Jailed former PM of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam may be shifted from the high-security Adiala jail in Rawalpindi to Sihala Rest House in Islamabad, after some prisoners started chanting slogans against him yesterday.
05 Jul 2018
Karnataka budget: Government announces farm loan waivers worth Rs. 34,000cr
More than a month after taking charge, Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy has finally announced waivers for all defaulting farm loans up to December 31, 2017.
03 Jul 2018
11,855 candidates contesting for 849 seats in upcoming Pakistan elections
As many as 11,855 candidates are in the fray for 849 general seats of Pakistan's national and provincial assemblies in the July-25 elections.
02 Jul 2018
Pakistan's non-Muslim voters rise by 30%; Hindus maintain majority
The number of non-Muslim voters in Pakistan has gone up by 30% to reach 3.63mn, with the Hindus at 1.77mn maintaining their majority among the religious minority electorate, authorities said ahead of the July 25 general elections.
29 Jun 2018
Tripura IIIT to start functioning from this year: Minister
The Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) in Tripura will start functioning from the current academic year, state Education Minister Ratan Lal Nath informed the Assembly.
28 Jun 2018
Finance ministry approves Rs. 1.07 lakh crore for metro-rail projects
The Finance Ministry has given 'in-principle' approval to metro rail projects in Kanpur, Bhopal, Indore, Agra and the phase IV of Delhi Metro, amounting to Rs. 1.07 lakh crore, multiple reports said.
20 May 2018
No more unpredictable weather for Maharashtra farmers
Farmers will now get detailed information about the climatic conditions in their area allowing them better crop management.
29 Apr 2018
UP to get 1,000 new hospitals under Ayushman Bharat scheme
The Uttar Pradesh government is planning to construct around 1,000 hospitals under public-private-partnership (PPP) mode to provide good healthcare facilities to people, state Health Minister Sidharth Nath Singh said.
13 Apr 2018
Imran Khan re-imagined as Lord Shiva stirs tension in Pakistan
A picture of Imran Khan, dressed as Lord Shiva blessing his devotees, has gone viral on social media and created an uproar in Pakistan.
04 Mar 2018
In a first, Hindu woman elected to Pakistan's senate
In a historic win, Krishna Kumari Kolhi from Pakistan's Sindh province has become the first-ever Hindu Dalit woman Senator in the Muslim-majority country.
03 Dec 2017
Saudi's $300bn privatization plans, 'sale of the century', in shambles
About 1.5 years ago, Saudi Arabia unveiled plans of a $300bn privatization program which many billed the "sale of the century".
30 Nov 2017
Despite glitches, confusion, 2L board Hyderabad Metro on Day 1
The Hyderabad Metro seems like a huge hit, with over 2L passengers taking rides on opening day itself.
28 Nov 2017
PM Modi flags off the first Hyderabad Metro train
PM Narendra Modi today flagged off the first train of the Hyderabad Metro from Miyapur. Commercial operations would start tomorrow.
20 Nov 2017
Nitin Gadkari: Why is RSS' blue-eyed boy Modi's star performer?
In 2014, PM Narendra Modi allocated $3bn for cleaning Ganga. Cut to 2017, and the plan is badly behind schedule, with contaminated stretches of river-water.
13 Nov 2017
India to get 10 'airport-like' railway stations by 2020
In three years, India will have 10 railway stations with airport-like amenities. The government has allocated Rs. 5,000cr for the purpose.
10 Nov 2017
New airports coming up in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai
India's four metros are all set to get second airports soon to tackle the growing traffic.