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Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha displays a creation by Indian ...

photo(AP) - Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha displays a creation by Indian fashion label 'Karmik' during the Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2012 in Mumbai, India, Monday, March 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)

Bollywood actress Vidya Balan pauses as she listens to a reporter's ...

photo(Reuters) - Bollywood actress Vidya Balan pauses as she listens to a reporter's question during a news conference to promote her new film "Kahaani" in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad February 29, 2012. The film is slated to be released on March 9. REUTERS/Amit Dave (INDIA - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)

Contestant Alana Seebarran of Guyana is applauded by Bollywood ...

photo(Reuters) - Contestant Alana Seebarran of Guyana is applauded by Bollywood actor Aftab Shivdasani (R), after being crowned the new Miss India Worldwide 2012 in the 23rd edition of the pageant in Paramaribo, February 26, 2012. Contestants of Indian origin from 35 different countries competed in the Miss India Worldwide Pageant 2012. REUTERS/Ranu Abhelakh (SURINAME - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT SOCIETY)

Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan is escorted by the police at a ...

photo(Reuters) - Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan is escorted by the police at a police station in Mumbai February 22, 2012. Khan has been charged with assaulting two fellow diners at Mumbai's Taj Mahal Palace hotel, police said on Wednesday and is currently released on bail. REUTERS/Stringer (INDIA - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT CRIME LAW)

  Parts of Gujarat, Rajasthan face flood fury
Military was on Monday called out to help in relief and rescue operations in some districts of Gujarat and Rajasthan after copious rains caused floods, leaving thousands of people marooned, officials said.
BRO to construct tunnels to cut down distance to China border in Arunachal
The tunnels would cut down at least an hour of travel time between the Army's 4 Corps headquarters at Tezpur and Tawang. They would ensure that NH 13 and the 171 km stretch between Bomdila and Tawang remains accessible in all weather conditions.
Sikkim stand-off: China hints at Doval-Yang bilateral meet
Amid the Sikkim stand-off, China on Monday hinted that a bilateral meeting could take place between NSA Ajit Doval and his Chinese counterpart. Doval is set to travel to Beijing this week to attend the BRICS NSAs' meeting scheduled for July 27-28.
No substantial evidence on 39 missing Indians, says Iraq
Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Eshaiker al-Jafari on Monday said his government has no substantial evidence whether the 39 Indians who went missing in Mosul three years ago have been killed or are still alive. Al-Jaafari began his five-day visit to India today.
LeT 'overground workers' who aided Amarnath attack identified: Police
Considerable progress has been made in the probe into July 10 terror attack that left eight pilgrims dead in Anantnag of south Kashmir, a senior police official said. Police were also investigating if the two local LeT militants, Jibran and Saad, killed at Bragpora (on 17 July), were in any way involved in the attack.
Terror attack in Kabul: PM Modi says India stands with Afghanistan
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday condemned the bomb attack in Kabul and said India stood in solidarity with the people and government of Afghanistan in their fight against terrorism. At least 24 people were killed and 42 wounded after a car bomb struck a bus carrying government employees in western Kabul today.
Reporting sexual harassment at workplace now a mouse click away on 'SHe-Box'
On the lines of the POCSO e-box for children, the Central government has now launched an online complaint management system called ?Sexual Harassment electronic?Box (SHe-Box)? for registering complaints related to sexual harassment at workplace in New Delhi on Monday.
Delhi HC seeks Subramanian Swamy's reply on plea of Sunanda Pushkar's son
A bench of Justices G S Sistani and Chander Shekhar also issued notice to Delhi Police and sought their stand by August 1 on Menon's plea which also said that the investigating agency should be directed not to supply Swamy the copy of the status report with regard to the ongoing probe into Pushkar's death.
IAF airlifts newborns, pregnant women from marooned village

Court of inquiry ordered into thrashing of cops by armymen in J&K

  Indian Express     New Delhi TV
Grandparents Day celebrated
To celebrate the Grandparents's Day, a declamation contest was held in the primary wing of Sacred Heart Senior Secondary School...
Harmeet, Parasmani win inter-bank declamation contest
State Bank of India organised an inter-bank declamation contest for the different banks of the city on Tuesday.
Forum directs LIT to allot a plot at rate prevailing 35 years ago
District Consumer Dispute Redressal Forum directed the Ludhiana Improvement of Trust to allot a plot of 200 sq yd to the consumer at the rate prevailing 35 years ago and also pay Rs 10,000 as compensation for harassment and mental tension to the consumer.
Exhibition at Fab India
Fab India, a handloom clothing store, has put up an exhibition of a festive collection of block-printed Chanderi silk kurtas and dupattas at its city outlet.
Students apprised of educational avenues abroad
Desh Bhagat Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology, Mandi Gobindgarh, today organised a seminar on "Academia interface" with a view to bring the students face to face with educational facilities in foreign countries.
N-deal is Bofors scams sequel, says Grewal
The Bharatiya Janta Party Investor Cell, Punjab State Chief Sukhminderpal Singh Grewal termed the Indo-Nuclear deal as Bofors scam sequel and expected it to be bigger than its predecessor.
Traffic awareness drive kicks off
An traffic awareness campaign kicked off from Bhai Bala Chowk today as a part of the Jaycees Week celebrations.
Health dept to fill 5,943 posts
The Haryana Government has decided to fill up 5943 posts of various ranks in the Health Department.
Religious leaders fume as Governor refuses to meet them
A group of religious leaders, who had come from all over the state to hand over a memorandum to Haryana Governor Dr A R Kidwai...
RTI: NGOs efforts pay, officers asked to pay up
One man's tireless efforts have resulted in getting justice for an entire community in a Sonepat village recently under the Right to Information Act.
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  The Hindu     Rediff
Talk of drift, corruption is propaganda: Manmohan

Supreme Court stays return of land to unwilling farmers in Singur

23 Tamil Nadu fishermen released

Team Anna calls on Karat, other leaders

Left, RJD, SP plan indefinite, anti-Posco dharna

We have to swim against the tide in the global arena: PM

Economist PM failed to manage economy: Gadkari

Dey murder: did weapon came from Nepal?

?I am not a ?lame-duck' Prime Minister?

Environmentalists' fears over regularising Lavasa coming true

  Watch LIVE! President Pranab Mukherjee's final address to the nation
President Pranab Mukherjee will address the nation on the eve of demitting office
Speaker suspends 6 Congress MPs for throwing paper at Chair
Gaurav Gogoi, K Suresh, Adhir Rajan Chowdhury, Ranjeet Ranjan, Sushmita Dev and M K Raghavan suspended for their improper behaviour.
India's Mithali Raj named captain of ICC Women's World Cup Team
3 Indians included in the squad
Like Farhan Akhtar's Lucknow Central look? VOTE!
Farhan in a never seen before avatar!
Watch out! Bikini-clad women on the runway
It's monsoon, but the beach party has begun!
How high bank charges hurt us
Some of their tactics would put a snake oil salesman to shame, says Harsh Roongta.
The pioneer who gave India's space programme a boost
'One remembers Professor Rao with fondness as the man who gave the space programme a very professional front face, a very different appearance from the raw energy of a Vikram Sarabhai or the polished passion of a Dr Satish Dhawan.'
Should Rohit play 1st Test vs Sri Lanka?
India have the option of playing all-rounder Hardik Pandya.
They are changing the way urban India lives
Prashant Lingam and Aruna Kappagantula are changing the way houses are being built in India.
Like Maanayata Dutt's style? VOTE!
Is Mrs Sanjubaba the most stylish star wife?