Oct 23, 2014 12:45 AM
U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday spoke with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper about the shootings that took place both inside and outside the premises of Canada’s Parliament, the White House said.Mr. Obama was also briefed by the nationa
Oct 23, 2014 02:32 AM
Libyan Army troops on Wednesday pushed into Benghazi, the first time in two months that government forces had entered the eastern city, which has been under control of Islamist militias.The advance was a significant boost to the troops, though fighting wa
Oct 22, 2014 03:52 AM
Just 2.3 per cent of rape was by men other than the husba Husbands commit a majority of acts of sexual violence in India, and just one per cent of marital rapes and six per cent of rapes by men other than husbands are reported to the police, new estimat
Oct 24, 2014 12:36 AM
Seventeen prominent personalities, including the former Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral (Retd.) Ramdas; Medha Patkar; Aruna Roy and several scientists, have issued a statement urging the Prime Minister’s Office to commission an enquiry into allege
Oct 24, 2014 12:33 AM
As the vehicle turned turtle, people fell on each other, leading to suffocation Seven persons, including three women, were killed and more than 40 sustained injuries when the mini-lorry in which they were travelling turned upside down near Ongappadi in
Oct 24, 2014 12:20 AM
It looks almost certain that the BJP and the Shiv Sena, which ended their 25-year alliance before the Assembly elections, are headed for a reunion. However, it remains to be seen what role the BJP is willing to concede to the latter in the government. The
Oct 24, 2014 12:14 AM
A gang of poachers from Kolathur taluk was fired upon by the Karnataka forest department personnel when they were hunting in the Cauvery Wildlife Sanctuary on Wednesday. One of them sustained injuries. Police said Raja, Muthusamy, Palani and another perso
Oct 24, 2014 12:12 AM
Prime Minister Modi assured jawans at the base camp in Siachen that the country stands shoulder-to-shoulder with them wherever they are, and whether serving or retired. Mr. Modi visited the jawans and shared Diwali with them on Thursday. He also said their
Oct 24, 2014 12:11 AM
Over 97,336 beneficiaries of various cards in the district have not submitted required documents such as Electors Photo Identity Card and Aadhar card. Over 7,33,898 cards, including 50,519 Anthyodaya, 5,48,559 BPL cards and 1,34,820 APL cards, were in exi
Oct 24, 2014 12:11 AM
The State government has decided to give kerosene and foodgrains to above the poverty line (APL) cardholders in the district. Revenue Minister and District in-charge V. Srinivas Prasad said here on Thursday that rice would be given to the APL families at
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