Plant five saplings, arrest warrant will be cancelled: Court to rape accused

The court of special judge (fast track) Rakesh Vashishtha had issued a non-bailable warrant against Raju alias Kallu, a resident of Loni, for not attending trial since last six months in a four-year-old case of kidnapping and rape of a minor. 

CBSE to issue ‘instruction module’ to deter students from cheating

"Cheating is an individual malpractice. This year we are doing something special to bring down the instances of cheating. We will be issuing a module to the schools by next week," said an official

Rajasthan: 36 swine flu deaths reported

Rajasthan Health Minister Raghu Sharma announced that leaves of doctors and paramedical staff have been cancelled. Overall, 905 samples have tested positive this year.

Over 1 lakh youths offered job letters during skill summit in Ranchi

Government sources said 106,619 youths have been given symbolic offer letters for jobs in the private sector, surpassing the target. The event was organised by the state government under the leadership of Chief Minister Raghubar Das

States’ education performance to be ranked: Prakash Javadekar

"All states will be assessed on those 70 parameters and graded on 1,000 score points. This will improve the quality and give the correct picture of where each state stands and there will be a fair competition to improve," Javadekar said

India may have added at least 70,000 newborns on Jan 1: UNICEF

India is likely to have welcomed 18 per cent of the total babies born globally

Delhi shivers at 3.8 degrees Celsius, air quality drops to ‘severe’

According to IMD, the cold wave condition is likely to continue for the next 2-3 days.

Cabinet approves new commissions for Indian medicine system and homeopathy

Informing the cabinet's Thursday decisions, Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said the new Bill on Indian system of medicines also proposes conducting a common entrance exam for practitioners and an eligibility test for teachers

Qayamat Ki Raat actor Vivek Dahiya: Playing a vampire gives a different high

Qayamat Ki Raat actor Vivek Dahiya said he would like to believe that we've hit the right chord and know what's working for us so we're ready to take risks.

Ranveer Singh on Deepika’s reaction on Simmba: She is proud of me

After Rohit Shetty directorial Simmba, Ranveer Singh will next be seen in Zoya Akhtar's Gully Boy and Karan Johar's period epic, Takht.

Bharti Singh: I waited for eight-nine months to be part of The Kapil Sharma Show

Bharti Singh will be essaying the character of Titli Yadav, Bhachcha Yadav's (comedian Kiku Sharda) wife and mother of his 11 children in The Kapil Sharma Show.

Sanjay Raut on Nawazuddin Siddiqui film Thackeray: Nobody can ban it

According to reports, the trailer of Thackeray faced objections over a few scenes and sentences that could possibly cause problems and hurt religious sentiments. Sanjay Raut, who has written the story of Thackeray, said that nobody can ban the film and that CBFC, which has raised objections on the movie, will understand the vision of the Shiv Sena founder.

NASA to continue flying astronauts on Russian Soyuz

NASA said these post-certification flights will be fully operational and will be regular, long-duration rotation missions, just like the missions facilitated by Soyuz today, the report noted.

Director Tigmanshu Dhulia: Ramayana and Mahabharta are not religious texts, but rather epic novels

Tigmanshu Dhulia feels it is imperative to teach children to respect women from the start. He also said his generation was very lucky to witness so many things right from telegram to television to the latest technology.

Karan Johar on Alia Bhatt: When I see her, it feels like I’m seeing my daughter perform

Karan Johar opened up about Alia Bhatt's performance in the upcoming Dharma film Kalank. Conceptualised by Karan and his late father Yash Johar almost 15 years ago, Kalank is an epic drama set in the 1940s.

Chidambaram wants to know why GST goals are changing

The former Union Minister's tweets came barely two days after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday hinted that the country might eventually have a single standard rate of GST.

Adivi Sesh: Will be working on my Bollywood debut in 2019

Adivi Sesh revealed that after the success of Goodachari this year, the makers are gearing up for its sequel. He said work on the script is in progress.

Kangana Ranaut: Critics will have to shut their mouths after watching Manikarnika

Kangana Ranaut is gearing for the release of her forthcoming film Manikarnika - The Queen of Jhansi. The actor plays the titular role and has turned a director with this project.

Vishesh Bhatt to produce web series on R.K. Laxman’s book Servants of India

RK IPR Management -- a company founded by R.K. Laxman -- has expressed confidence in Vishesh Bhatt and his plan to make the series. In the series, every character will have a certain idiosyncrasy. Bhatt wants to adapt the characters with a new age and quirky treatment.

Teena Singh on Kabir Singh co-star Shahid Kapoor: He is such a gentleman

Kabir Singh, starring Shahid Kapoor and Teena Singh in the lead roles, is a remake of the Telugu film Arjun Reddy. The film is being helmed by Sandeep Vanga who directed the original version as well.