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 …

I change myself as an actor with time:Achint Kaur

Mumbai, Aug 31 Popular actor Achint Kaur says with time she has often changed her mindset and evolved as an actor to stay relevant. Moving from weekly to daily soaps, Achint …

Maiden under-14 title for 11-year old Manshi Singh

Gurugram, Aug 31 Manshi Singh lifted her maiden Under-14 title on the domestic circuit with a straight-sets win over top seed Vanshika Jain in the final of the AITA Talent Series …

Manish Sisodia inaugurates Mehrauli Monsoon Festival

New Delhi,  Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday inaugurated a three-day ‘Mehrauli Monsoon Festival’ aimed at highlighting cultural and ecological significance of the South district of Delhi. According to …

Congress MLA Jaykumar Gore resigns from Maharashtra Assembly

Mumbai,  Amid talk of his joining the BJP, Congress MLA Jaykumar Gore on Friday submitted his resignation to Maharashtra Assembly Speaker Haribhau Bagade. The MLA, who represented Man-Khatav Assembly segment, had …

Manohar Lal Khattar launches CM’s family welfare scheme for the poor

Chandigarh, The Haryana government on Friday launched a poor family welfare scheme, providing for a grant of Rs 6,000 per year to families having an annual income below Rs 1.80 lakh. …

Software engineer found dead in friends room

Hyderabad, A software engineer reported missing for the last two days has been found dead in his friend-cum-business partner’s room in the city, police said here on Friday. The man’s wife …

Eight feared killed in explosions at Maha chemical factory

Mumbai/Shirpur, Aug 31 At least eight workers were feared killed on Saturday morning in explosion of cylinders at a chemical factory in Dhule district of Maharashtra, police said. At least 100 …

Ambati Rayudu wants to come out of retirement, play for Hyderabad again

Chennai, Former India batsman Ambati Rayudu has expressed his willingness to come out of retirement and represent Hyderabad in all three formats, a little less than two months after he drew …

Students from Japan to witness Ganesh festival in Thane

Thane, Aug31 A group of students from Japan will be in Thane in Maharashtra to witness the annual Ganesh festival, beginning September 2, as part of their study tour. The 16 …

Donkey ‘Pola’ celebrated in Maharashtra’s Akola district

Akola, Aug 31  While the festival of ‘Pola’ is dedicated to bulls in Maharashtra, people from certain communities in Akola district worship donkeys on that day. Farmers in Maharashtra worship bulls …