New Delhi: A "planned" influx of people from Bangladesh into the Northeast is taking place as part of a proxy warfare by Pakistan with support from China with an aim to keep the area disturbed, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said. Referring to reports of increase in Muslim population in several districts of...
Chennai: Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan on Wednesday formally began his political journey by first visiting former President late A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's residence in Rameswaram. He will be unveiling his party's name and the flag at a public rally later in the day in Madurai. Kamal met the former President's...
The Popular Front of India (PFI) has been banned under Criminal Law Amendment Act, 1908, a government statement said. The Jharkhand government has banned Popular Front of India (PFI), saying its members were “internally influenced” by the IS. An official release issued on Tuesday said: “The action has been...
Mumbai: In a rare and complicated surgery, doctors at a Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) hospital have successfully extricated a brain tumour from a 31-year-old blind man from Uttar Pradesh. The tumour, weighing a whopping 1.873 kg, is the largest of its kind to be excised successfully anywhere in the world, said...
Dhaka: India should not be worried about Bangladesh's growing ties with China, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said, asserting that the cooperation with Beijing was meant only for the country's development. Hasina said her government was only concerned about the development, and is ready to cooperate with any country...
Society we live in doesn’t give women their due. They have many hurdles to cross, and the most difficult of them is the male idea of ‘brilliance’. Historically, man is considered ‘brilliant’ in many areas, while women...
One bird species to die out in modern times is passenger pigeons.  They are no more here to darken the skies with their gray plumage. These pigeon with pointy beak could fly at 100 km/h, quite an amazing feat. Scientists are at a loss to...
placing a pillow beneath the head is the first step towards sleep. Then the quality of pillow—fluffy or stony?—will decide the quality of your sleep. How fathomless has gone the habit!  Is it the best way to sleep? No, say experts....
Atornado is a tornado—nothing more or less. It will uproot everything on its way. Trees will shiver in its cold hands before falling, houses will fly like winged castles, and eventually there will be rubble—huge piles of it everywhere....
In ancient times, no king would have parted with a sword made of wootz steel—even for a moment. Because, these swords twisted history in ways indescribable today. From Arabian sultans to European monarchs to all vassal kings in between filled...