Buzz Aldrin claimed $33 in moon travel expenses
The travel voucher for his trip to space shows that Mr. Aldrin claimed $33.31 for a journey from Houston to the moon and back.
RBI keeps key rates unchanged
The repo rate will continue to be unchanged at 7.25 per cent and the cash reserve ratio will remain 4 per cent.
Forests vs. people conflict emerges at Western Ghats review meeting
Of the six States falling under the W. Ghats only Kerala and Goa have submitted their reports with recommendations for demarcating eco-sensitive zones
Opinion divided on whether India should join war against Islamic State
The hostage situation in Libya coupled with the recent call by the Islamic State for a combined Afghanistan-Pakistan jihadi coalition against India, ...
A victim’s submission to sexual assault does not mean consent: SC
Noting that rape is basically an assault on human rights, the Supreme Court on Monday said submission to sexual assault should not be construed as co...
APCC chief blames AP, Telangana govt. for on going farm crisis
Andhra Pradesh Congress Committee chief N. Raghuveera Reddy blamed the state governments of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana for the ongoing agricultural...
Goa DGP rules out immediate arrests in Louis Berger case
The Goa Director General of Police T.N. Mohan on Tuesday ruled out any immediate arrests in the Louis Berger-Goa water development and sewerage proje...
Indians kidnapped by IS fine, says freed captive
The two Indians still in Islamic State captivity in Libya are fine, said Laxmikant Ramakrishna who was among the two freed and sent home.
3-year-old raped in Bengaluru, school watchman held
The security guard was detained early on Tuesday morning after being identified by the victim.
Congress a destructive opposition: BJP
"Congress has abdicated the responsibilities of a constructive opposition"
Govt. job portal lists manual scavenging as ‘career option’
The job profile of a “Safai Karamchari” and a “scavenger” is listed as being “mildly hazardous or dangerous” – putting them in the same category as “a
Pakistan executes ‘teen killer’
Pakistan today hanged a convicted ‘teen’ killer after postponing his execution four times amid opposition from human rights groups which said he was ...
Biden may throw new challenge to Clinton campaign
Though Biden, 72, has not made any announcements, mainstream media is abuzz with reports that the Vice President might soon announce his bid to run fo
Congress protests suspension of MPs
As Congress president Sonia Gandhi and other party leaders protested against suspension of their MPs, BJP Parliamentary Party today accused it of bei...
Pakistan targets 12 border outposts in Jammu
BSF foils infiltration bid along the International Border
Fake products bug online buyers
The growth in online stores is accompanied by an increase in the number of counterfeit items.
Mild-mannered Tai acts tough
Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan’s tenure as the presiding officer was not supposed to have generated the kind of pyrotechnics it has. For the first...
Only 8.15% of Indians are graduates, Census data show
Despite a big increase in college attendance, especially among women, fewer than one out of every 10 Indians is a graduate, new Census data show. O...
Vyapam scam whistle-blower’s wife transferred again
There seems to be no end to the harassment of Vyapam whistle-blower Anand Rai and his family. Weeks after the Shivraj Singh Chouhan government in Mad...