Hyderabad: The CPI(M) today unanimously elected Sitaram Yechury as its general secretary at its 22nd party congress here. His election to the post for the second time was approved by the Left party's newly-elected 95-member central committee. The 65-year-old leader had taken over as general secretary of the CPI(M) from...
Beijing: Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Narendra Modi and will hold a summit meeting in China's Wuhan city from April 27 to 28 to improve bilateral relations, China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi announced here on Sunday. Prime Minister Modi will be visiting the central Chinese city at the invitation of...
Mumbai: A total of 1,308 women from the country will, for the first time, perform Haj without the company of a 'mahram' or male guardian, said Union Minister of Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi. The minister was in the city to participate in a training programme organised for Haj pilgrims. "A total of 1,308...
New Delhi: Petrol price today hit Rs 74.40 a litre - the highest level under the BJP-led government, while diesel rates touched a record high of Rs 65.65, renewing calls for cut in excise duty to ease burden on consumers. State-owned oil firms, which have been since June last year revising auto fuel prices daily, today raised...
Lucknow: UP-based social media adviser of Vishwa Hindu Parishad kicked up a big row on micro blogging site Twitter, saying he would not travel with a Muslim driver of location-based taxi app Ola. Following massive outrage on the social media and demands to suspend his account with both Twitter and Ola, the cab service hit...
Thiruvananthapuram: Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala began a 24-hour hunger strike on Monday demanding a Central Bureau of Investigation probe...
Early years of a child are critical. Aside from shaping up health, childhood decides happiness, growth, learning skills, and also somebody’s life in family and society. Because, in the first three years, the brain grows great deal establishing...
You can’t choose your mom or dad, for that matter, your siblings; you happen to be amongst them. At least some of you might wish what if you had different parents, or a different brother or a sister; and a sister instead of a brother or vice...
Believe it or not, Liquid Rainbow exits. At least for some time every year. Visit Cano Cristales, or ‘ the river of five colour’ located in the Serrania de la Macarena National Park in Columbia’s Meta department. It stretches to...
Dining out has long been a fad—obviously a welcome relief to homemakers. Families can sit around a table in a cafeteria chomping down burger over pleasant small talks. For all its bonhomie, dining out is unhealthy, says a study. Blame the high...
Earth is now an echo chamber, where all kinds of sounds coalesce and collide, creating what we call noise. In noise we live each moment, as it kills us in ways we don’t know. However, we just shrug off clatter of machines, deafening buzz of...