New Delhi, May 21 (ANI): A planned initial public offering of Vodafone Group Plc's Indian unit is unlikely this year, says the unit's Chief Executive Marten Pieters in New Delhi. More »Vodafone Indian unit says public offering unlikely this year
Patna, May 21 (ANI): Controversial former lawmaker, Pappu Yadav exited from prison in Patna after being acquitted by a court in the 1998 murder case of a regional communist leader. More »Pappu Yadav released from prison after being acquitted in 1998 murder case
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) With the maximum temperature settling five notches above average at 45.1 degrees Celsius, Delhi recorded the season's hottest day Tuesday and also the hottest May 21 in the last five years. The Met office has forecast hotter days in store. More »Delhi records season's hottest day, no respite ahead
Itanagar, May 21 (ANI) I had predicted that China has already won the trade war against India, given that Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has sought better access to Bangladesh and Myanmar markets through infrastructure development in India's North East, even as the two countries agreed to maintain peace on the border. More »Did witty Li score brownie points over India?
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Noida (Uttar Pradesh), May 21 (ANI): Delhi High Court judge Mr. Justice Sudershan Kumar Misra on Tuesday released the Hindi version of a book titled "Legal Language, Legal Vocabulary and Legal Writing" authored by Amity Law School Professor Dr. Kavita Surbhi at the Amity Campus here. More »Delhi HC judge releases Hindi version of book on "Legal Language, Legal Vocabulary and Legal Writing" at Amity
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama sent his top disaster relief official to Oklahoma on Tuesday to help manage recovery efforts after a devastating tornado, the White House said. The president was being briefed on the emergency response in Moore, Oklahoma, and planned to make a 10 a.m. (1400 GMT) statement, it said. Obama spoke Monday night with Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin and U.S. Representative Tom Cole to express sympathy and condolences, the White House said. He has approved federal disaster funding to help victims support recovery efforts. ... More »Obama sends U.S. disaster chief to Oklahoma, plans statement
LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron is committed to governing as part of a two-party coalition until the next national election in 2015, his spokesman said on Tuesday, days after Cameron raised the prospect of the alliance breaking apart. Cameron has ruled with the Liberal Democrats, his junior coalition partner, since 2010, but the two have taken increasingly different positions on issues such as Britain's role in Europe and Cameron on Sunday for the first time raised the possibility that the coalition might not last until 2015. ... More »UK's Cameron committed to ruling in coalition until 2015 - spokesman
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) A Delhi court Tuesday sent cricketer S. Sreesanth, his Rajasthan Royals teammates Ankeet Chavan and Ajit Chandila, and eight bookies, all arrested for alleged spot fixing in the IPL, to additional five days in police custody. More »Sreesanth, 10 others sent to five days' police custody
Washington, May 21 (IANS) At least 91 people were killed, 20 of them children, as a massive tornado ripped through parts of Oklahoma City and its suburbs in the US, flattening homes and businesses and severely damaging a hospital and two elementary schools. More »Oklahoma tornado kills 91; toll to rise
Panaji, May 21 (IANS) The Goa government will complain to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh about some Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers indulging in "politics", said Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Tuesday while accusing a central officer of trying to intimidate state bureaucracy. More »IAS officers politicking, will complain to PM: Parrikar
CAIRO (Reuters) - The number of tourists visiting Egypt rose in the first four months of 2012, the cabinet said on Tuesday, but analysts say the sector is still suffering from the aftermath of the country's 2011 uprising. The revolt that ousted President Hosni Mubarak sparked more than two years of protests, riots and political instability, denting Egypt's tourism sector - a major employer and source of foreign currency. The number of travellers visiting Egypt in the first four months of 2013 rose 11.8 percent from a year earlier, after falling by a third in the year after the uprising. ... More »Egypt tourist arrivals rise, not back to pre-revolt levels
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Tainted cricketer S. Sreesanth went on a shopping spree with the money he earned from spot-fixing, buying apparel worth Rs.1.95 lakh for himself and a mobile phone costing over Rs.40,000 for his girlfriend, Delhi Police said Tuesday. More »Sreesanth used spot-fixing money on branded apparel
Melbourne, May 21 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) Tuesday announced a restructuring of the contracting system for women players which will result in the Australian female cricketers becoming some of the best paid female athletes in the country. More »Enhanced contract payments for Australian cricket eves
Washington/Bangalore, May 21 (IANS) Indian tech honcho Phaneesh Murthy was Tuesday sacked as chief executive of US-based software services company iGate Corporation "for not disclosing a relationship with a subordinate", over a decade after he was forced to quit Indian IT bellwether Infosys on similar charges of sexual misconduct. More »Indian IT honcho Phaneesh Murthy sacked for undisclosed relationship
Kolkata, May 21 (IANS) West Bengal's Left Front Tuesday charged the Trinamool Congress government with destroying the process of development and participatory democracy in the state over the past two years it has been in power. More »Trinamool destroying development, democratic systems: Left Front
St. Petersburg, May 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is struggling to beef up its hospitality infrastructure ahead of the 2018 World Cup, with seven of the 11 host cities lagging behind in the number of hotel rooms on offer. More »'2018 World Cup infrastructure inadequate'
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, attending his first BJP parliamentary board meeting after his re-induction, was in the limelight when the panel met here Tuesday to draw the party's strategy for the 2014 general elections. More »Modi in limelight at BJP parliamentary board meet
London, May 21 (ANI): Protesters from the Kashmir National Party (KNP) demonstrated in front of the Pakistan High Commission in London against the recent killing of their leader Arif Shahid in Pakistan. More »Kashmiris in London protest against the killing of their leader in Pakistan
By Amie Ferris-Rotman KABUL (Reuters) - About 600 Afghan women and girls are behind bars for so-called moral crimes, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Tuesday, the highest number since the Taliban were toppled almost twelve years ago. Running away from home, usually from abuse and forced marriage, and alleged adultery, which often involves rape, have landed most of the 600 women in prison. That figure is an increase of 50 percent over the last 18 months. ... More »Sharp rise in number Afghan women in prison for "moral crimes"