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  • Why capital punishment will continue in India IANS - 10 minutes ago

    Notwithstanding the efforts made by the saffron lobby to pretend that Yakub Memon's religion had nothing to do with his hanging, the belief that the two are inextricably linked will not fade away. As a matter of fact, Tripura Governor Tathagata … More »

  • Monsoon session of Bihar assembly begins IANS - 13 minutes ago

    Patna, Aug 3 (IANS) The four-day long monsoon session of the Bihar assembly began here on Monday. According to political analysis, the short session is likely to be stormy as the opposition led by the BJP will try to corner the Nitish Kumar … More »

  • Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics programme same as Sochi 2014 IANS - 16 minutes ago

    Kuala Lumpur, Aug 3 (IANS) The programme of 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics will be the same as Sochi 2014, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) at its 128th session here announced. All seven Olympic sports contributed significantly to the … More »

  • Bihar Police to move court against Pappu Yadav's bail IANS - 17 minutes ago

    Patna, Aug 3 (IANS) Bihar Police on Monday said it will move the Patna High Court to cancel Lok Sabha member Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav's bail for repeatedly violating the rules and creating law and order problems. "We cannot allow people like … More »

  • Sudan to boost hydro, thermal power generation IANS - 23 minutes ago

    Khartoum, Aug 3 (IANS) Sudan approved a plan to increase hydro and thermal electricity generation, adding 3,155 megawatts (mw) of electricity by 2020. … More »