Stranded Malaysian cargo ship evacuated from Odisha coast

Bhubaneswar, Sep 16 A Malaysian cargo ship which had been stranded near Odisha’s Chilika Lake since August 7 was finally towed into deep sea on Sunday night, a district official said. …

Sensex falls 262 pts as crude oil prices boil

Mumbai, Sep 16  The BSE benchmark Sensex on Monday slipped nearly 262 points due to panic sell-offs by investors who were caught off guard by massive spike in crude prices after …

Rupee plummets 68 paise to 71.60/USD in early trade on sharp rise in crude prices

Mumbai, Sep 16  The rupee tumbled by 68 paise to 71.60 against the US currency in early trade on Monday, as a sharp jump in global crude oil prices dampened investor …

Hong Kong returns to violence as police fires tear gas and Molotovs

Hong Kong,  Hong Kong riot police fired tear gas and water cannons at hardcore pro-democracy protesters hurling rocks and petrol bombs on Sunday, tipping the violence-plagued city back into chaos after …

Turkish President hosts Putin, Rouhani for Syria summit

Ankara, Sep 16  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will host his Russian and Iranian counterparts on Monday for their latest summit on Syria, with attention focused on Damascus’s push on the …

New team blend of youthful energy and administrative experience: PM Modi

New Delhi, May 30  Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday described his new council of ministers as a blend of youthful energy and administrative experience. Soon after President Ram Nath Kovind administered …

First Union Cabinet meeting likely at Friday evening

New Delhi, May 30 The first meeting of the new Union Cabinet is likely to be held Friday evening, official sources said. They said as of now there is no fixed …

Resentment over seat allotment, Pawar skips Modi swearing-in

Mumbai, May 30 (PTI) NCP president Sharad Pawar didn’t attend the oath-taking ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his new team of ministers as the veteran politician was not allotted …

Sensex hits 40K mark in early trade, Nifty above 12K

Mumbai, May 31 The benchmark BSE Sensex reclaimed the 40,000 mark, rallying nearly 300 points in early trade Friday led by gains in banking and IT stocks amid positive domestic cues …

Minor fire break out at room in AIIMS

New Delhi, May 30 A minor fire broke out at a room in the new private ward block of AIIMS on Thursday, Delhi Fire Service (DFS) officials said. No casualty has …

Will put in best efforts to serve country: Amit Shah

New Delhi, May 30 Inducted in the Modi government as a Cabinet minister, BJP president Amit Shah Thursday said he will put his best efforts to serve the country and thanked …

Three MPs from Haryana join Modi’s Ministry.

Chandigarh, May 30 Rao Inderjit Singh and Krishan Pal Gurjar were among the three MPs from Haryana who found their place in the council of ministers in the new Modi government. …

One-third of Union Council of ministers are first-timers

New Delhi, May 30  One-third of the total ministers in the Modi’s 2.0 Cabinet are the first-timers, which includes BJP president Amit Shah and former foreign secretary S Jaishankar. Two former …

Woman, four-year-old son found dead in Prem Nagar

New Delhi, May 30 The bodies of a woman and her four-year-old son were found at their rented accommodation in Central Delhi’s Prem Nagar Thursday evening, police said. The woman has …

Tillu Gang Member arrested

New Delhi, May 30 A 30-year-old man, who is suspected to be a member of the Tillu gang and involved in the killing a rival criminal in Najafgarh last year, was …