Patna, June 18 (ANI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has thanked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for calling him a "secular leader" and said the praise has given him "peace of mind." More »Nitish thanks Manmohan Singh for calling him a "secular leader"
This is the first interaction between Advani and Modi since the former had resigned from three key forums of BJP in the wake of the former's elevation to head the party's campaign committee. Advani, however, later withdrew his resignation. More »Narendra Modi meets LK Advani
Domo launches two new Android phone with nTice F12 and nTice A10 priced at Rs 8,900 and Rs 3,990 respectively with 5.2 inch and 4 inch display. More »Domo launches 5.2” mobile in India for Rs 8,900
Patna, June 18 (IANS) Nearly half-a-dozen people were injured here in a clash, several trains were stopped and roads were blocked Tuesday when the BJP began a state-wide shutdown to protest what it called a betrayal by the JD-U. More »Half-a-dozen hurt as BJP imposes Bihar shutdown
Lucknow, June 18 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday criticised the Akhilesh Yadav government and accused it of indulging in communal and appeasement politics. More »BJP accuses Akhilesh government of being communal
Patna, June 18 (ANI): Clashes took place between activists of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Janata Dal(United) here on Tuesday, even as BJP-sponsored daylong Bihar shutdown call began. More »Bihar shutdown: BJP, JD-U workers clash over 'betrayal'
Joshimath, June 18 (ANI): Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh, who was amongst the many pilgrims and tourists stranded in the upper reaches of Uttarakhand due to the landslides and heavy rains, on Tuesday lauded the rescue operations conducted by the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel at Joshimath. More »Bhajji lauds rescue operations, says 'happy to be alive'
Patna, June 18 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is confident of proving his majority in the assembly Wednesday after dumping the BJP as an ally, party leaders said Tuesday. More »Ahead of vote, Nitish confident of proving majority
Panaji, June 18 (IANS) Goa Governor Bharat Vir Wanchoo Tuesday said he was "extremely concerned" over a spate of crimes against women and minor girls here and has asked the state government to find a solution to the "perplexing problem". More »`Crimes against women in Goa a perplexing problem'
By Alexei Oreskovic and Gerry Shih SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Longer-lasting batteries are crucial for a new crop of wearable computers whose rise may upend Apple and Google's dominance of mobile devices, two of the field's pioneers say. Wearable devices - from bracelets that monitor physical activity and sleeping patterns to clothing with built-in sensors and Web-ready glasses - may mark the next big technology shift, just as smartphones evolved from personal computers. That transition has put the unglamorous battery in a starring role. ... More »Batteries hold key to wearable device revolution
By Mark Felsenthal WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Th=e United States will meet the Taliban in Doha for talks aimed at achieving peace in Afghanistan, where the United States has battled the insurgents for 12 years, U.S. officials said on Tuesday. The officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity, warned that the process would likely be lengthy. They said the Taliban would issue a statement on Tuesday opposing the use of Afghan soil for attacks on other countries and that they support an Afghan peace process. ... More »U.S. to hold Afghan peace talks with Taliban in Doha
Bangalore, June 18 (IANS) Karnataka will soon permit the state ombudsman (Lokayukta) to prosecute senior officials named in the probe report on the multi-crore iron ore mining scam in the state, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said Tuesday. More »Karnataka to act against corrupt officials in mining scam
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) A police officer has termed as "media speculation" that late actress Jiah Khan's six-page letter does not match her handwriting, saying that no such statement had been released and the letter would be sent for forensic examination. More »Jiah Khan's letter will be sent to handwriting expert: Police
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The internal strife in the BJP is like a "civil war playing out on reality television", Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari said Tuesday, in a dig at the national opposition party. More »BJP strife like civil war on reality TV: Tewari
London, June 18 (IANS) Embattled Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has warned Europe that it will live to regret arming rebel factions in the Syrian conflict. More »Europe will regret arming Syrian rebels, says Assad
By Todd Benson and Asher Levine SAO PAULO (Reuters) - As many as 200,000 demonstrators marched through the streets of Brazil's biggest cities on Monday in a swelling wave of protest tapping into widespread anger at poor public services, police violence and government corruption. The marches, organized mostly through snowballing social media campaigns, blocked streets and halted traffic in more than a half-dozen cities, including Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte and Brasilia, where demonstrators climbed onto the roof of Brazil's Congress building and then stormed it. ... More »Biggest protests in 20 years sweep Brazil