Some 46,000 GM auto workers strike in US

Detroit, Sep 16  The United Auto Workers union began a nationwide strike against General Motors on Monday, with some 46,000 members walking off the job after contract talks hit an impasse. …

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 …

PM Modi gives tight hug to emotional ISRO chief K Sivan

Bengaluru, Sep 7 After a pep talk to scientists, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday gave a long and tight hug to an emotional ISRO chief K Sivan, who was in …

“No need to get dejected”, PM Modi tells ISRO scientists

Bengaluru, Sept 7  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday expressed solidarity with ISRO scientists after Chandrayaan-2’s Vikram module lost communication with the ground station during the powered descent leading to huge …

Communications from moon lander ‘Vikram’ lost: ISRO

Bengaluru, Sep 7  In a huge disappointment, communications from Chandrayaan-2’s Vikram lander to ISRO’s ground station here was lost before touchdown while the nation eagerly awaited its soft landing on the …

Seizure of UK-flagged tanker was ‘legal measure’:Iran

Tehran, Jul 22  Iran’s seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz was a “legal measure”, the spokesman for the Islamic republic’s government said on Monday. “Seizing the …

Wreckage of IAF plane AN-32 found in Arunachal

New Delhi, Jun 11 The wreckage of an IAF aircraft, which went missing eight days ago with 13 people on board, was found Tuesday in Lipo locality of Arunachal Pradesh, official …

Kerala as dear to me as Varanasi:PM Modi

Guruvayur (Ker), Jun 8 In his first public engagement after leading the BJP to a grand victory in the general election, retaining power for a successive term, Modi said he made …

PM Narendra Modi offers prayers at Guruvayur Lord Krishna temple

Guruvayur(Ker), Jun 8 Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered prayers at the  Lord Krishna temple here Saturday morning. He also performed the thulabharam ritual for which the temple authorities had reportedly arranged …

Sensex, Nifty end lower; Yes Bank cracks 30 pc

Mumbai, April 30 Benchmark indices Sensex and Nifty Tuesday ended marginally lower after a volatile session, dragged by private sector lender Yes bank which posted a loss of Rs 1,506 crore …

Mayawati threatens to “reconsider” support to Kamal Nath govt in MP

Bhopal, Apr 30 BSP chief Mayawati on Tuesday threatened to “reconsider” continuing support to the Kamal Nath-led government in Madhya Pradesh after her party candidate from Guna Lok Sabha seat joined …

Rahuls hope of becoming Prime Minister shattered after Balakot air strike; says Amit Shah

Dausa, Apr 30 BJP chief Amit Shah Tuesday targeted Congress president Rahul Gandhi, saying he and his party “sulked” after the air strike in Pakistan’s Balakot as his dreams of becoming …