With an abysmal road safety record in India that says one human life is lost in accidents every three minutes, the Narendra Modi government has proposed a new draft model bill that targets to save 200,000 lives in five years.
Communication and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Saturday said the guidelines for telecom spectrum sharing and trading will be in place by the end of the year.
The Left Front Saturday claimed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was not keen to solve the Teesta water sharing and other issues with Bangladesh, and accused the Trinamool Congress of sending illegal money to Bangladesh.
The national capital saw sunny weather Saturday as the maximum temperature settled at 34 degrees Celsius, average for this time of the year. Light rain is expected Sunday, the Met Office said.
Amid great enthusiasm, over 79 percent of the electorate Saturday cast their votes for the Rangang-Yangang assembly constituency bypoll in Sikkim.
Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in Delhi has sent emergency relief supplies to flood-ravaged regions of Jammu and Kashmir to help it overcome the acute shortage of medicines and blankets.
Former board president Shashank Manohar Saturday ruled out contesting the impending elections against N. Srinivasan and accused his successor of taking advantage of the amendment of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) constitution for seeking a third term in office.
Arab League Secretary General Nabil el-Arabi Saturday said his meeting with visiting US Secretary of State John Kerry focused on means to face terrorism, ending the Arab-Israeli conflict and the situation in Libya.
Italian third seed Karin Knapp played brilliant tennis to down Serbian top seed Bojana Jovanovski 6-2, 7-6(4) and lift the women's singles title at the 16th edition of the Tashkent Open being played at the Olympic School Tennis Complex here Saturday.
Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said Saturday that he has ordered security forces to stop shelling populated areas in all cities that are under the control of militant groups.