Even adult films cannot use profanity: CBFC

While the Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore and senior officials at CBFC have maintained that “the role of the CBFC is to certify and not censor,” an audio...
  • Lee among the tallest leaders of our times: Modi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday described Singapore’s founder prime minister Lee Kuan Yew as “among the tallest leaders of our times”. Mr. Modi arrived in Singapore early on Sunday to join a...
  • Railways aim to eliminate direct discharge toilets by 2020-21

    Aiming to eliminate direct discharge toilets from its entire fleet of passenger coaches by 2020-21, Railways has drawn up an action plan to replace them with environment-friendly bio-toilets. “Whil...
  • India's new urbanism takes the metro route

    A congestion charge or even a charge on fuel in the 64 chosen Indian cities could fund metro and other transport projects efficiently
  • Impact of public transport on Delhi

    One of the major reasons for the fall in road accidents in the last decade coincides with the metro gradually becoming the principal artery of public transport


Shopkeepers try to remove water from inside a footwear shop following heavy rains in Srinagar on Sunday.

Flood alert sounded in Kashmir Valley

Water level in the Jhelum continued to rise due to incessant rains that have been lashing the Valley. »


Pooja Kumar. Photo: Mohammed Yousuf

I am still a fan: Pooja Kumar

Pooja Kumar shares her experience of working with Kamal Haasan for the second time in ‘Uttama Villain’ and her inclination towards classical dance »


RBI to trim bank exposure

Under the proposal, banks can lend up to 25 per cent of their core capital to a single corporate group. »


In this two photo combination picture, the Eiffel Tower with its usual lighting at left, and after the lighting was switched off at right, at the occasion of the Earth Hour, in Paris, France on Saturday.

Eiffel Tower goes dark in symbolic move for Earth Hour

The five-minute dark-out on Saturday night was a symbolic gesture in the City of Light. Cities around the world also marked the event »


IRNSS-1D, which will provide navigation, tracking and mapping service and have a mission life of 10 years, is the fourth in the constellation of seven satellites. Photo: V. Ganesan

ISRO navigation satellite in orbit

With this launch, the country is poised to operationalise the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System. »


Tunisia’s Prime Minister Habib Essid.

Key suspect in Tunisia museum attack killed

Tunisia’s Prime Minister Habib Essid said on Sunday a key suspect in a deadly museum attack on foreign tourists has been killed in anti-terrorist operations, as tens of thousands of Tunisians marc... »


Australian captain Michael Clarke holds the trophy aloft with his teammates as they celebrate their seven wicket win over New Zealand.

Pentastic! Clarke makes it five for Australia

Australia overwhelms New Zealand for its fifth World Cup crown »  


Ali Saddam weighed 301 kg and was touted as Iraq’s heaviest man. File photo

Surgery to help Iraqi man shed up to 151 kg in one year

Ali Saddam, who weighed 301 kg and was touted as Iraq’s heaviest man. »

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Countdown to CLAT

All you need to know about getting a good score in the common law admission test. »


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