Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has lauded India for its commitment to renewable energy and the Paris Climate Agreement. "I commend India for its commitment to renewable energy and to the Paris Climate Agreement," he said in a joint statement with Indian Prime Minister Narendra MRead more »
Earlier this year, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had said that they will not hold a dinner this year.
Port of Spain, June 26 (IANS) India produced a strong all-round performance to thrash West Indies by 105 runs in the second One-Day International (ODI) at the Queen's Park Oval Stadium here on Sunday. Asked to bat first, a century by opener Ajinkya Rahane and half-centuries by skipper Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan helped India post a challenging total of 310/5. India now lead the five-match series 1-0.
The stock in retail stores in Bengaluru has gone down by 50% in the past two and a half month. "Dear customer, due to GST transition, please expect drug shortage in July and plan your purchases in advance to avoid inconvenience," read an SMS sent by Family Pharma, a chain of chemist stores operating in Bengaluru, read a report. Apart from the 5% due to GST on branded grains, another 1.5 % market tax is levied by the government which Agriculture Marketing Produce Committee (APMC) will continue even after GST rollout.
In a noble gesture which can serve as an example of communal harmony, a top Hindu seer of Karnataka-based Mutt organised iftar for the Muslim community in Udupi on Sunday.
Bogota [Columbia], June 26 (ANI): A boat carrying as many as 150 tourists capsized in a reservoir near Medellin, Colombia on Sunday, officials from the air force said. The reservoir is 68 kilometers (40 miles) from the city of Medellin and one of Antioquia department's main tourist draws. The official said rescued people are being sent to the local hospital in Guatape.
Columbus: Government websites, many of them in Ohio, were hacked with a message that purports to be supportive of the Islamic State terrorist group
Tennis legend John McEnroe says while he has great respect for Serena Williams as the best of her gender, the 23-time Grand Slam winner would be the 700th ranked player in the men's game.
Terming 'Emergency' as the "darkest chapter" in India's democratic history, Union minister M Venkaiah Naidu stressed the need for dedicating a chapter on it in the school curriculum.
Interacting with Indian diaspora yesterday, Narendra Modi said that his government has emerged corruption-free in the last three years.
New York, June 26 (IANS) Tens of thousands of people with rainbow banners, posters and fancy costumes, marched in the gay pride parade here.
Spanish veteran Feliciano Lopez claimed the biggest title of his long career when he battled back to beat Marin Cilic 4-6 7-6(2) 7-6(8) in a nerve-wracking final.
At least nine people were dead and 28 missing after a Colombian boat carrying tourists sank in a reservoir
French investigators have charged the daughter and son-in-law of Congo's President Denis Sassou Nguesso with corruption, judicial sources said on Sunday.
At least 34 people have been killed in floods triggered by days long heavy rains, while 93 others remained missing in a massive landslide, forcing evacuatio
In Tamil Nadu's Thiruporur, a Siva lingam made of maragatham (Emerald) from the 400-year-old temple was stolen by unidentified men on Friday night.
New Delhi/Kolkata [India], June 26 (ANI): After senior Congress leader Shankersinh Vaghela said that his commitment to party president Sonia Gandhi was over, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday said the grand old party should introspect as to why their own party leaders are going against it. "This is the Congress' internal matter. The Congress should introspect on this issue," BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain told ANI.
Justice Anthony Kennedy, who has cast the decisive vote in some of the court's most far-reaching decisions, turns 81 next month and is widely believed to be thinking of retiring
A US-backed Syrian coalition of Kurdish and Arab groups advanced against Islamic State in the jihadists' Syrian capital of Raqqa on Sunday, taking the al-Qadisia district, they said.
The Delhi Police on Sunday, June 25, arrested a 23-year-old woman who is accused of chopping off the genitals of her boyfriend because he refused to marry her. The police initially did not find anyone at the house when they first went there.
New Delhi [India], June 26 (ANI): The Congress on Monday slammed External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj for targetting Opposition Presidential nominee Meira Kumar, saying that the former should refrain from doing such things while holding a responsible position. "Sushma Swaraj's tweet gives an impression that Meira ji did not allow her to speak, but that is not the fact of the matter.
22-year-old Tausif Haque said it was his love and respect for Ravi Shrivastava, an assistant professor of City Academy Law College that made him impersonate as Justice Kurian Joseph, a sitting Supreme Court judge.
India won the second ODI against West Indies by a margin of 105 runs to take a 1-0 lead in the five-match ODI series here at the Queen's Park Oval on Sunday. The first match on Friday was abandoned due to rain.