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  • Minor verbal spat leads to communal clash in UP district IANS - 15 minutes ago

    Lucknow, Aug 29 (IANS) A minor altercation between some people snowballed into a communal clash in Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki district on Saturday, as two communities fought pitched battles, attacked police and set aflame vehicles, police said. The … More »

  • On Raksha Bandhan, demand for ghevar soars in Braj area IANS - 15 minutes ago

    Agra/Mathura Aug 29 (IANS) If it's Raksha Bandhan, can the demand for the 'ghewar' specially-made sweatmeat be far behind? Except for the tourists, no one is buying petha, the other speciality of the region, in Agra. Ghevar is available only in … More »

  • Raksha Bandhan festivities choke roads, Metro in Delhi IANS - 19 minutes ago

    New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) There was heavy rush on the roads and in Metro trains here on Saturday, as the Raksha Bandhan festivities drew a huge number of people out of their homes, bringing the national capital literally to a standstill at various … More »

  • GSAT-6's orbit raised IANS - 23 minutes ago

    Chennai, Aug 29 (IANS) The Indian space agency on Saturday said it has raised the orbit of its military communication satellite GSAT-6 successfully. … More »

  • Over 5,900 infant deaths in Odisha Sishu Bhawan IANS - 27 minutes ago

    Bhubaneswar, Aug 29 (IANS) It seems Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Post Graduate Institute of Paediatrics, popularly known as Sishu Bhawan, Cuttack, is a virtual death trap as more than 5,900 infants have died while undergoing treatment in the last five … More »