New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) The judicial work in the national capital was paralysed on Thursday as lawyers here went on strike to "safeguard the dignity" of the legal profession. The lawyers are protesting a suggestion of the Bar Council of India (BCI) to the Law Commission that advocates should
Ahmedabad/London, March 23 (IANS) National carrier Air India on Thursday said its Ahmedabad-London-Newark flight was grounded in London after a bird hit the aircraft. Due to this unfortunate incident, London Newark and Newark London flight is cancelled," Air India said in a statement. Flight is
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) With cheaper and smarter lights fast replacing incandescent bulbs and compact fluorescent lamps (CFL), smart connected lights will become one of the largest internet of things (IoT) devices in the next five to 10 years, Harshvardhan Chitale, Vice Chairman and Managing Director
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday denounced the terror attack outside British Parliament which claimed five lives. Modi said: "Deeply saddened by the terror attack in London.
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Role of the media once again came under scrutiny in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday with members from across parties criticising it for not reporting positive aspect of parliamentary proceedings. The issue was raised by Naresh Agrawal of the Samajwadi Party (SP) soon after the
A radical draft National Strategic Plan (NSP) for Elimination of TB that proposes to bring down new infections by nearly 80 per cent over the next eight years says India must expand the programme to the private sector, offer direct benefits transfer to patients, improve surveillance and monitoring of
Islamabad, March 23 (IANS) Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain on Thursday offered a dialogue with India to peacefully resolve the Kashmir dispute. Hussain addressed a military parade here on a the occasion of Republic Day, Xinhua news agency reported.
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed grief over Wednesday's terror attack outside the Parliament in central London which claimed the lives of five people. "Deeply saddened by the terror attack in London.
Basar (Arunachal Pradesh), March 23 (IANS) Starting with the locally-famous "achin pinam" (spiced rice) to smoked beef platters, or the "amin" made out of rice cake and chicken, every dish cooked in Arunachal Pradesh's Basar town gives out a flavour of the hills and wilderness
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday paid tribute to the martyred revolutionaries Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev on their death anniversary, saying the nation will never forget their sacrifice. India will never forget their courage and sacrifice," Modi said in
Chandigarh, March 23 (IANS) Unlike a politician or a royal, both of which he is, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh does not hold back on sharing information about himself. This is reflected in his just-released authorised biography. "Amarinder emerged as a model for a dispassionate biography
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Actress Radhika Apte, who has often been under the scanner for her "bold" approach in her films, says anything remotely associated with human body can turn out to be a problem in India -- a country that is "very ashamed of sexuality and physicality". Menstruation
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Over 40,000 resident doctors in the national capital went on a mass Casual Leave on Thursday in support of their counterparts in Maharashtra who are on similar protest following rising assaults. According to hospital authorities, the mass protest started at 9 a.m. and will
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Anshai Lal, who is making his directorial debut with Anushka Sharma production's "Phillauri", says the film industry has been very kind to him. Citing examples of names like Maneesh Sharma and Shashank Khaitan, who have created a mark with their talent, he says
Los Angeles, March 23 (IANS) Global box office revenue hit a record $38.6 billion in 2016, according to a report released by the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA). The report on Wednesday said the results mark a 1 per cent rise from last year's record-breaking $38.4 billion, representing
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) This one surely is for posterity, perhaps the first exhaustive and definitive work on the India-UN connect over the past seven decades, presented in 70 theme-based chapters spread over three sections. "It is my conviction that the UN embodies in its ideals India's
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) It was a partly cloudy morning in Delhi with the minimum temperature recorded at 18.4 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season's average. The maximum temperature is likely to hover around 36 degrees Celsius. "The morning was marked with a partly cloudy sky.
Los Angeles, March 23 (IANS) Actress Famke Janssen says it is important for women to go behind the camera to initiate change for the fairer sex in showbiz. Janssen says staring in American crime thriller "The Blacklist: Redemption" - a spin-off from "The Blacklist" - is "like
New Delhi/London/Washington, March 23 (IANS) India, the US, France, the European Union on Wednesday strongly condemned the deadly attack in London that killed at least four and injured 20 people. "India strongly condemns Westminster terrorist incident and condoles the loss of life. No place in
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Minister of State for AYUSH Shripad Yesso Naik on Wednesday urged all state governments to consider amending their state medical practioners act to enable AYUSH system to deal with medical emergencies. According to Naik, several states including Maharashtra, Haryana, Uttar
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Aiming to improve public health efforts in the North Eastern region of India, the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) in collaboration with the Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) on Wednesday launched "Swasth Uttar Purva: Healthy North East" initiative
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) A Union Cabinet panel on Wednesday approved a policy for extending the licences of oil and gas fields awarded before the 1999 New Exploration Licensing Policy (NELP) regime, on payment of an additional 10 per cent profit share. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved
Chennai, March 22 (IANS) The Election Commission in an interim order late Wednesday night froze the 'two leaves' poll symbol of Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK and also decided that neither of the two factions will use the party's name. After hearing through the day arguments of contending