Press Trust of India

Farmer commits suicide in Punjab, fifth in family to take extreme step

Villagers said that earlier his great-grandfather Joginder Singh, grandfather Nahar Singh, his father Kulwant Singh, and uncle Jagtar Singh too had committed suicide over the loan of Rs 8 lakh.

You won’t decide what one wants to watch: Bombay HC to CBFC

Chidiakhana tells the story of a boy from Bihar, who moves to Mumbai to pursue his dream of playing football.

Vishwanathan Anand loses to Magnus Carlsen in Armageddon

Viswanathan Anand put up a good show in the classical game but lost to world champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the Armageddon game to score half a point out of a possible two in the first game of Altibox Norway chess tournament here.

Vishwanathan Anand finishes joint eighth in blitz, to face Magnus Carlsen in Norway opener

Viswanathan Anand settled for a joint eighth place finish in the blitz phase of the Altibox Norway chess tournament that had put him against reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen in the first round of the classical format.

Hunger to wear India colours again kept me strong, says Ramandeep Singh on comeback

Ramandeep Singh has been recalled to the Indian team for the FIH Hockey Series Finals, to be played in Bhubaneswar from June 6 to June 15.

World Cup 2019: We are one good performance away from creating momentum, says JP Duminy before India match

South Africa need just one good performance to turn it around says J P Duminy as the side gears up to take on "big threat" India, a side packed with many match winners.

Aditi Ashok makes cut at the US Women’s Open

The 21-year-old Aditi Ashok starting from 10th, bogeyed 14th and had pars on rest of the back nine. On the second nine, she birdied first and second and pushed herself up.

ATK sign Irish defender Carl McHugh

Former champions ATK on Tuesday announced the signing of Irish defender Carl McHugh, attacking midfielders Michael Soosairaj and Michael Regin for the upcoming Indian Super League season.

DU admission process most bizarre: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

His remarks come days after his deputy Manish Sisodia wrote to former Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani, suggesting Delhi students should be given preference over those from other states in admission to DU.

Farmer ends life in Tamil Nadu, Opposition demands action

Karunanidhi alleged that the farmers were facing many difficulties in the AIADMK rule and said the government had not heeded to their demands.

21 militants killed in NW Pakistan

Pakistan began its operation to clear Taliban and Al-Qaeda strongholds in North Waziristan in 2014, and claims to have killed more than 3,750 militants since then.

International Women’s Day: What women MPs said about empowerment

Belting out statistics, some members said there was a need to raise their strength in Parliamentary Standing Committees.

Madras HC grants 24-hour parole to Nalini to attend father’s rites

Nalini, who is serving life-imprisonment for Rajiv Gandhi's assassination, was granted her 24-hour parole starting from Tuesday at 4 PM to 4 PM on Wednesday.

Chhattisgarh Church vandalism: Four more arrested

Sunday's attack was the fourth attack on a Christian site of worship in past month in Chhattisgarh.

China sets May 1 deadline to switch over to VAT

From May 1, the replacement of business tax with VAT will be extended to construction, real estate, finance and consumer services, to reduce the tax burdens on all industries, Premier Li said in a report.

UP govt revokes decision: ‘Men with 2 wives can be recruited as Urdu teachers’

The state government said the appointments would be made as per the rules and regulation in the past and there will be no change.

Indo-Malaysian man jailed for taking indecent videos of woman

The man placed his cell phone behind some toiletries at the back of the shower rack and set it to video-recording mode

69th Independence Day: Google reminds us of Mahatma Gandhi’s Dandi March

Google has dedicated the historic march with a doodle.

Taj Mahal joins Twitter

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today launched the official Twitter account of Taj Mahal.

DoT panel report on neutrality protects telco revenues: Ind Ra

Whatsapp, WeChat, and Hike shall have to tweak their business models by differentiating between messaging and VoIP.