New Delhi: The Supreme Court will hear tomorrow a batch of petitions seeking modification of its December 2016 order banning liquor vends within 500 metres of state and national highways across the country. A bench comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar and S K Kaul assured today a battery of lawyers led by Attorney General Mukul...
Dharamsala: India defeated Australia by eight wickets in the fourth and final cricket Test to claim the four-match series 2-1 at the HPCA stadium, here today. Chasing 106 for a win, India finished at 107 for two, losing the wickets of Murali Vijay and Cheteshwar Pujara. Opener KL Rahul (52 not out) and stand-in skipper Ajinkya...
Nashik: Nashik Police has booked a woman journalist of a news portal for allegedly doing a sting on the abuse of the "buddy" system in the Army by videographing a jawan from Kerala, who was found dead here earlier this month. The case was registered at Deolali camp police station last night against Poonam Agrawal...
London: Scientists are organising the world's first nanocar race next month in France, where tiny molecular machines are will compete against each other over a minuscule racecourse made of gold atoms. The international molecule-car race is being organised by the National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) in France. The...
Washington, Mar 28 (PTI) President Donald Trump supports a bill that proposes a massive hike in the minimum salary for those employed on H-1B visas, an influential American lawmaker has said while alleging that Indian companies have "gamed" the "flawed" US immigration system. Congressman Darrell Issa, who...
Thiruvananthapuram: NCP state secretary UzhavoorVijayan has said that Thomas Chandy MLA should be given the ministerial post. He was talking to media...
Some say getting angry is normal.  It could often go very abnormal too.  Angry people vary, as anger varies. Some clench their fist and gnash their teeth; their eyes pop out, and faces go red. Others would curse, swear, hit and break...
Processed foods rule dinner tables today. Everything from savoury snacks to tinned to canned foods lines up shelves. Not all of them are bad. Especially, the pre-chopped vegetables, or fruits canned in their own juices. Others with large amounts...
Comedian George Carlin made fun of cowboys. On a TV show he said, “These guys walking around in cowboy hats should dress befitting to the age they live”. That was particularly harsh. Cowboys would tolerate anything but a question on...
Sometime ago, professor Richard Dawkins—the author of books including The Selfish Gene— met eminent physicist Stephen Hawking.  It should have been one of the most spectacular events in recent times. It was indeed, a...
His painful life as a ‘Tree-man’ is over.  Abul Bajandar can now hold a pen or drive a rickshaw. Only he needs some more ‘beautification’, his doctors say.   This rickshaw driver from Khulna, Bangladesh suffered...