The transgender community held a walkathon on the occasion of Transgender Remembrance Day in Thiruvananthapuram. The objective of the walkathon was to sensitize the students to accept the third gender in the society. The Remembrance Day is celebrated every year, all over the world, to observe the transgenders
Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar said on Monday that connectivity, climate and terrorism will be the three key issues impacting the future of businesses in the world in the coming years. The Foreign Secretary added that the conduct of diplomacy is increasingly dependent on economic capabilities and their
Weighing in on the ongoing controversy over Sanjay Leela Bhansali's movie 'Padmavati', veteran actor Nana Patekar said that the law is above all. "Law is above all and we all are living in the country peacefully because of it", said Patekar. Law will triumph at last and people will
The Justice Department will sue to block AT&T's acquisition of Time Warner, a source says. As Fred Katayama reports, AT&T and other telecom stocks lifted Wall Street Monday.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Monday told the MLAs that it was their responsibility to achieve the target of making the state 100% Open Defecation Free (ODF). Naidu, while speaking at the state Assembly, said, "There is no dearth of funds for constructing toilets and the MLAs
The Dhauladhar Mountains around Dharamshala on Monday received mild snowfall. The mountains looked picturesque with snow capping on its peaks. People were seen warming their hand on fire as cold wave gripped whole area. Popular tourist spots in Himachal Pradesh received good spells of snow in the past
Nebraska regulators voted to approve TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline route through the state, lifting the last big regulatory obstacle for the long-delayed project that U.S. President Donald Trump wants built. Fred Katayama reports.
A criminal case has been taken against elephant owner Iswaran Pillai for kidnapping an elephant. The elephant named Valanjambalam Ganapathy initially belonged to Iswaram, however, the elephant after killing two mahouts was secluded to a confined spot where it suffered injuries due to sun and rain. The
ISRO Chairman AS Kiran Kumar, on Monday said that Aditya-L1, India's maiden mission to the Sun, will be launched in 2019. Talking about projects other than Chanrayan and Aditya Aditya-L1, he said they are in study phase. Kumar also added that announcements have been made for opportunity of instrument
Hundreds of Gwadar residents, political activists and members of civil society arrived in Karachi from Gwadar to hold a protest demonstration outside Karachi Press Club (KPC) against water shortage. Gwadar is at the Core of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor and the city is without water. The Gwadar
Amsterdam and Paris won the right to host the two EU agencies that must leave London on Brexit after a dramatic ministerial meeting in Brussels that left both results decided by drawing lots after votes were tied. David Doyle reports
Marvell Technology Group is buying smaller rival Cavium in a $6 billion deal to expand its wireless connectivity business in a fast consolidating semiconductor industry. Fred Katayama reports.
Scores of people celebrated Brazil's 22nd LGBTI pride parade at the famous Copacabana beachfront on Sunday. As many as 8,00,000 people participated in the parade singing and dancing in support of the movement. The parade is organised by Grupo Arco-Iris de Cidadania, a non-governmental organisation
Volkswagen has raised its mid-term outlook for group profit and sales, sustaining investor hopes that the carmaker can further its recovery despite shouldering billions of costs for its electric-car offensive. Francis Maguire reports
Actress Shilpa Shetty, who is known for her fitness regime, married with businessman Raj Kundra in 2009 and soon after her marriage, news of her pregnancy surfaced. But unfortunately, her first pregnancy ended in a miscarriage. Later on, the couple blessed with son Viaan in 2012. Talking about about
India's Test ace Cheteshwar Pujara achieved a rare feat on Monday when he came out to bat with Lokesh Rahul on the final day of the first Test against Sri Lanka.
Thousands of farmers from across the country held a protest march here in New Delhi on Monday and organised a 'Kisan Mukti Sansad' or mock Parliament session to present two bills on crop loans waiver and remunerative prices for farm produce.
Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan says his 4-year-old son AbRam believes that megastar Amitabh Bachchan is his grandfather. Amitabh on Sunday shared a few photographs from his granddaughter Aaradhya's sixth birthday celebration on Twitter.
Riding skipper Virat Kohli's superlative 50th international hundred, India came tantalisingly close to a victory but lack of time forced them to finish three wickets short and share the spoils with Sri Lanka on an eventful final day of the first Test at the Eden Gardens here in Kolkata on Monday.
Young and accomplished British singer-musician Ed Sheeran, who swept his fans off his feet here with his concert, feels a "welcoming" and "warm" vibe in India, where he thinks a collaboration with Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan will be "quite cool"..
Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar has said technology has helped the current generation to grow smarter and more confident in comparison to the previous generation.