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  • Russia launches hotline to prevent people from joining IS IANS - 45 minutes ago

    Moscow, Aug 3 (IANS) A telephone hotline aimed at preventing people from joining the Islamic State (IS) militant group has been launched in Russia. Russians, who fear that their family members could be under the threat of being recruited by the IS, … More »

  • Naga peace accord signed, stakeholders welcome move IANS - 55 minutes ago

    New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The central government and the National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Isak-Muivah on Monday signed a historic accord that promises to bring peace in the northeastern state ravaged by violence for over six decades. Prime … More »

  • Bengal floods: Toll over 70, Mamata blames discharge from dams IANS - 59 minutes ago

    Kolkata, Aug 3 (IANS) The toll in the West Bengal floods on Monday shot up to over 70 and affecting 36 lakh people even as Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee blamed the release of water from barrages for the deterioration of the flood situation in two … More »

  • Carborundum Universal Q1 profits rise by 21 percent IANS - 1 hour 3 minutes ago

    Chennai, Aug 3 (IANS) Abrasives, ceramics and electro-minerals manufacturing company Carborundum Universal on Monday reported a rose by 21.5 percent in net profit for the first quarter of 2015-16 at Rs.33.25 crore as against Rs.27.36 crore in the … More »

  • Scribe still missing, Mamata orders CID probe IANS - 1 hour 11 minutes ago

    Kolkata, Aug 3 (IANS) Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday ordered a CID inquiry with regard to a journalist in a local paper who has gone missing, days after he reported irregularities and corruption in the admission process in a college. … More »