British Airways and Iberia parent IAG seals a deal with Boeing for 18 new Dreamliner 787 passenger jet, despite unresolved battery problems that's kept the aircraft grounded since January. Ivor Bennett reports
Communist Party of India (M) leader Sitaram Yechury has demanded a judicial inquiry into the SFI leader Sudiptos death and strong action against those responsible
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Pakistan's Lahore-based Salamat International Campus for Advanced Studies (SICAS) Thursday won the India-Pakistan School Debate 2013 held at the Siri Fort auditorium here. Organised jointly by the Debating Society of India and Debating Society of Pakistan, students of SICAS and Kolkata-based La Martiniere school debated on free trade between the two countries
The Bharatiya Janata Party, talking on the issue of who will be the nations next Prime Minister or which party will come to power following the 2014 Lok Sabha elections said its up to the people of this nation to decide
A Delhi Court has reserved its order for 10th April on a plea which was filed by a 1984 anti-Sikh riots victim, seeking further investigation by the Central Bureau of Investigation.
Purulia, April 04 (ANI): Connectivity is the key to development.To bring development in the Maoist hit tribal areas of India's west Bengal state, government is taking keen interest in increasing the connectivity. In its recent effort the government had initiated the construction work of a state highway in Nituria block of the Naxal hit Purilia district.
Thane, April 04 (ANI): At least six people were feared dead and many others injured when an under-construction building collapsed in Thane area of Mumbai on Thursday. Dozens of people are feared to be trapped under the debris
The grandson of a pilot who flew the first flight over the world's highest mountain, Nepal's Mount Everest, retraces the route to mark the 80th anniversary of the feat.
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) In an effort to popularise Urdu, Communication Minister Kapil Sibal has decided to set up a committee of experts to evolve technology for linking the culturally rich language with the Google search engine. He also urged Nokia - the world's largest mobile company - to develop a software so that 170 million Urdu speaking people in India can communicate with each other in this language. The purpose is to link Urdu with all the social networking sites, Sibal said at the Urdu Editors Forum which was also attended by Harayana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and Urdu scholars
Kolkata, April 4 (IANS) The preliminary post-mortem findings of student leader Sudipto Gupta indicates his body and head hit a "blunt, stationary" object before falling on a rough surface and that there were no injury marks from "laathi (baton) or rod or glass", police said Thursday. "The post-mortem report which is very indicative, very important to us, that the death was due to head injuries that was ante mortem (before death) in nature.