US defense chief Ash Carter said on Tuesday the Pentagon was deploying a specialised operations force which would "over time" conduct unilateral operations in Iraq and Syria as part of US military campaign against the Islamic State (IS).
A 22-year-old labourer who raped a teenaged girl after she declined his marriage proposal and attacked and killed her younger cousin who tried to rescue her has been arrested, police said on Tuesday.
At least five people died on Tuesday during the second phase of polling for gram pradhans (village heads) in Uttar Pradesh, officials said.
After some days of respite, a torrential downpour, termed the heaviest in over 100 years, on Tuesday crippled life here, flooding numerous roads, neighbourhoods, train tracks and airport runways and crippling transport and power supply, residents said.
At least 888 Iraqis were killed and 1,237 others wounded in acts of terrorism, violence and armed conflict in November across Iraq, the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) said in a statement on Tuesday.
University of Chicago's Urban Labs and the Delhi Dialogue Commission on Tuesday launched a competition focused on improving air and water quality in the capital by soliciting grassroots ideas from citizens, civic leaders, academics, corporations, and other institutions across India.
At least four people were killed on Tuesday evening as a thunderstorm hit most parts of Uttar Pradesh, officials said.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday announced the setting up of Maharashtra Nature Tourism Development Corporation to attract tourists to various forests and natural reserves in the state.
Interpol has issued a Red Corner Notice against British national Christian Michel, an alleged middleman, in connection with the Rs.3,600 crore VVIP AgustaWestland chopper deal case.
The partial and conditional environmental clearance granted to the upcoming Jaitapur nuclear power project (JNPP) on November 26, 2010, which was valid for five years, lapsed on November 26 this year, an activists' group said on Tuesday.