Moscow: Russian President, Vladimir Putin on Friday said that Russia's armed forces, backed by its nuclear arsenal, were ready to meet any aggression as he defied international condemnation over his decision to send thousands of Russian troops and heavy armor into Ukraine. Putin told the assembly, on the banks of a lake...
Lucknow: All 75 districts of Uttar Pradesh will soon have fast track courts for crimes against women, an official said on Saturday. A decision to this effect was taken at the state cabinet meeting on Friday. The state government has also earmarked a sum of Rs.15.15 crore every year to run these fast track courts. Chief minister...
New Delhi: Mired in selection controversies and devoid of a Khel Ratna for the first time in 20 years, the National Sports Awards were presented on Friday by President Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhawan in a ceremony which was severely short on star power. Like the past editions, selection controversies cast a shadow on...
New Delhi: Breaking his silence on cancellation of talks, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that India was "disappointed" as Pakistan wanted to make a "spectacle" by meeting separatist leaders but said efforts will continue to build peaceful, friendly and cooperative ties with Pakistan. He laid the...
New Delhi: The CBI has filed a closure report in the coal block allocation scam case against industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla, former coal secretary P.C. Parekh and others in a court here, sources said Friday. Besides Birla and Parekh, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) had named other unknown people as an accused in...
Kanjangad: Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) President V.M. Sudheeran stated that people who do not have political purity would be omitted...
Here are a few unpalatable facts for parents and teachers who are mad about their kids’ homework.Stressing overly on homework is an exercise in waste, studies say.All your noisy scenes at home to help kids ‘learn things’ seem to do...
“My friends help me. A woman has just frozen to death at three this morning, on the pavement of the Boulevard Sebastopol, clutching the document by which she was expelled from her home the day before …” Abbé Pierre'...
Two metal birds pecked at each other in the skies, sharing their vital spirit! To tell the truth what they shared was the spirit of their existence in the skies—fuel. People along the Cornish coastline, Britain’s most southerly point,...
It was indeed a great get together. Everyone had loads of fun and our voices were hoarse from screaming. On the way back home, we were excitedly discussing the events in the party, when Jehan suddenly asked, "What should I do to be liked by all...
Having a nose is important for nosing your way into life. This small mountain of flesh with two holes is a big thing. More than passing air up and down, it decides your life in many ways. Now, read the article on nose in JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery...