India, Pakistan to sign Kartarpur agreement on October 24 at ‘zero line’

New Delhi: India and Pakistan will sign the agreement on Kartarpur corridor on Thursday, the media said on Tuesday. The agreement aims at ensuring visa-free travel for Indian pilgrims to Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan through a border corridor.

Infosys investors lose ₹53,000 crore as shares tank amid row over CEO

Mumbai: Shares of IT services fir...

UP tops, Maharashtra, TN follow in atrocities against SCs: NCRB data

Crime in India 2017, the annual crime report which was published by National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) after a delay of two years, shows a rise in crimes against people from scheduled caste (SC) communities across the country.

All Aadhaar-social media linking cases pending in HCs transferred to SC

New Delhi: The SC Tuesday transferred all cases related to the linkage of social media profiles with Aadhaar pending in different high courts to itself. Facebook and WhatsApp sought the transfer of these cases to the top court so that they could have a bearing on national security.

What fate has in store for Sivakasi cracker workers

The conditions in which Sivkasi cracker workers toil are unimaginable. In 10x10 sqft rooms, men and women work together — from dawn to dusk, in sickness and health, in life and death to produce an array of firecrackers that illuminate the Diwali skies across India. The townscape is dotted with numerous fireworks factories — over 2,000, in addition to around 1,000 illegal units, employing an estimated four lakh people. Click here to know the working conditions of Sivakasi cracker workers.

With helmet row, Bedi-Narayanasamy tussle hits new low

An automobile’s after life


Haryana, Maharashtra set for polls, PoK terror camps destroyed




State of the Nation

Will probe allegations against Infosys CEO, CFO, says Nilekani

New Delhi: Nandan Nilekani, Chairman of Infosys said on Tuesday that the company's audit committee will conduct an independent investigation on a whistleblower's allegations about CEO Salil Parekh and CFO Nilanjan Roy.

‘Ethical employees’ accuse Infosys of fudging profit figur...

Another whistleblower has surfaced at Infosys and this time has made far more serious allegations against the IT services’ giant, ranging from how certain measures were taken to boost profits to how critical information is hidden from the audito...

Nirmala says India will make blueprint for companies looking beyond Ch...

Washington: India is planning to prepare a blueprint for international companies that are looking beyond China to make India as their preferred investment destination. Nirmala Sitharaman said that industry leaders, who are mulling to get their businesses out of China, are “considering India as the pitch”.

Two-wheeler exports rise 4% in April-Sept; Bajaj Auto leads the pack

Two-wheeler exports rose by over 4% in the April-September period of the current fiscal, with Bajaj Auto leading the segment by shipping over 9 lakh units to various markets, including Africa and Latin America, as per latest data by industry bod...

India discontent over lack of support for IMF quota increase

Washington: India on Saturday (October 19) expressed its disappointment over the lack of support to increase the quota structure of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). IMF quotas, which are the primary source of IMF funds, determine voting shares. Quo...

IMF says corporate income tax cut will help revive investment in India...

Washington: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Friday (October 19) backed India's recent decision to bring down corporate income tax and said that it has a positive impact on investment. "The monetary policy stimulus and the announced corporate inc...

SC to hear plea seeking measures for insuring PMC Bank customers

Acting on a plea for interim protective measures for insuring around 15 lakh people whose money is blocked in the scam-hit Punjab & Maharashtra Co-operative (PMC) Bank, the Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to an urgent hearing. The matte...

Nirmala: Indian PSBs had worst phase under Manmohan, Raghuram Rajan

New York: Hitting back at noted economist and former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan, for his remarks that Modi's first term didn't do well on economy, Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman, on Tuesday (October 15), alleged that th...

Van Gogh goes south Indian with Kalakki’s mashups


Line of Sight: Haryana, Maharashtra campaigning ends; Rohit...

Line of Sight: FATF retains Pakistan in Grey List, CJI Gogoi...

Inside Aarey forest: Trees cut, lives uprooted for adivasis

Olive Ridley Turtles’ journey to the brink

Line of sight: Kejriwal exempts school vehicles from odd-eve...

India tour caused mental scars, Kolpak deal hurting the Proteas: Faf

Chennai/Ranchi: South African skipper Faf du Plessis on Tuesday (October 22) after facing a ruthless defeat from a dominating Indian side rued loss of their players to county cricket under the Kolpak deal and said: the team will go back with 'mental scars'.

Age is just a number: Ronaldo assures fan of his retirement plans

Chennai/Turin: The 34-year-old Cristiano Ronaldo reassured Juventus supporters and his legions of fans worldwide that he's not ready for retirement yet and said: "age is just a number".

Corruption claim deepens Bangladesh cricket crisis after strike

Chennai/Dhaka: Former Bangladesh cricket chief on Tuesday (October 22) added another angle to the ongoing strike by Bangladesh cricketers saying that widespread match-fixing in the country has deepened the crisis for players over wages.

India should have five permanent Test centres like Aussie, England: Ko...

Chennai/Ranchi: India captain Virat Kohli feels that time has come for the BCCI to zero in on five permanent Test centres for future home series, similar to the English and Australian model when top teams tour those countries.

No news from BCCI president on Dhoni yet, will speak if needed: Kohli

Chennai/Ranchi: Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Tuesday (October 22) after clinching the team's maiden Test series sweep against South Africa spoke about former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, a notable absentee from the series.


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Potato puree as good as carbohydrate gels in boosting athletic performance: Study

Washington: Consuming potato puree is...

37.7% of processed milk samples fail to meet quality norm: FSSAI study

Chennai/New Delhi: According to an FSSAI study, 37.7 percent of processed milk samples, including major brands, have failed to meet the prescribed quality norm.

Microbleeds after head injury may worsen outcomes: Study

New York: Researchers have discover...

To tackle malnutrition, govt to identify locally available nutritious food

New Delhi: In a bid to tackle malnut...


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Gender stereotyping should be eliminated at play school level, says NCERT

New Delhi: Gender stereotyping shoul...

NCERT to revise 14-yr-old curriculum framework

New Delhi: The National Council of E...

No child in pre-school should be made to take written or oral test: NCERT

New Delhi: No child in pre-school sh...

Allow student entrepreneurs with less attendance to sit for exams: AICTE

New Delhi: The All India Council of ...