Daily National News Updates
Mauritania has closed its border with Mali after an Ebola death was confirmed in the border area this week, a health official said Saturday.
Recent inroads by militants of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group in Yazidi territory in Iraq have led 2,500 people to seek refuge on Mount Sinjar, which has become a safe haven for the minority Kurdish sect for the second time this year.
Little did 52-year-old Sheila Joshi (name changed), suffering from obesity-related uncontrolled diabetes know that her condition was leading to a damaged liver.
Hockey coach Terry Walsh has coined a new expression to describe the babus and the officials of the national sports federations - "sporting" bureaucracy!
- Mauritania closes border with Mali after Ebola death
- Penalty killed the game: Materazzi
- Patient dies unattended in Ghaziabad hospital?
- Three Turkish soldiers killed in raid by Kurdish rebels
- Akhilesh first sacks 82 MoS rank holders, then spares 16
- ISL professionalism will take Indian football forward: Morgan
- Number of Ebola cases crosses 10,000: WHO
- Akhilesh writes to Modi, seeks fertilizers for farmers
- Five shot at in Delhi rioting, 70 arrested
- 'Iran's n-rights part of possible comprehensive deal'
- Owl Festival: A time to crack jokes in Varanasi
- To escape IS jihadis, Yazidis hide on Mount Sinjar
- Obesity a leading cause of liver damage
- Modi's success makes BJP a one-man party
- Terry Walsh leaves 'sporting' bureaucracy in a tizzy
- Villa Maya, where dining is more than a pleasure
- Collapsing credibility Of Western media: An opportunity for India
- Modi visit to Siachen: Deed must match word
- Shootout in Ottawa: Indian-Canadian MP's first person account
- Unclear nuclear liability law putting off investors: Anil Kakodkar
Even the skeptics now agree that India shall be a power in the Asian century. To insure this rise to the top, India must maximize all its assets. One asset for which it has a reputation is a lively media, a function of a relatively stable democratic order since independence.
Anxiety, depression and child sexual abuse, along with a regular dose of crime thrillers, are what IANS has for its readers this weekend. Take a look.
Over three years ago, the Supreme Court had described as "disingenuous" the then UPA government's argument, now being parroted by the Narendra Modi government, that the "confidentiality" clause in the Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) between India and Germany came in the way of disclosing names of those who had parked their black money in Liechtenstein's LGT Bank.
When Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper was speaking at about 9.30 a.m. Wednesday in a caucus room of parliament, we heard a couple of shots. We were not alarmed as we thought some construction work was going on. Then, more shots were heard and we were alarmed, more so as the Prime Minister was in the room, standing and speaking.
Your narrator met an old friend while practising for a triathlon the other day. That is, he was practising for a triathlon: I'd just taken a taxi to the shop for a second box of donuts.
A Brazilian engineer has designed a machine capable of producing 5,000 litres of drinking water a day by condensing humidity from the air and processing it to make it suitable for human consumption.
Chennaiyin FC player-manager and Italian world cupper Marco Materazzi Saturday said Bruno Herrero Arias' 79th minute spot kick was the decisive moment in his team's 1-4 loss against Delhi Dynamos in the Indian Super League (ISL) match at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here Saturday.
Even as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is taking its time to select its chief minister for Maharashtra, Narendra Modi is leaving his distinctive mark on political and other fields.
Lack of clarity on India's nuclear damage liability law has held up faster development of its civil nuclear programme, one of the country's leading experts in the field says.