New Delhi: The Congress on Thursday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj of "misleading" the nation over Chinese troops occupying Doklam plateau, saying that India's security and strategic interests have been compromised. "The satellite imagery and media reports...
New Delhi: Former Telecom Minister A. Raja, acquitted in the so-called 2G scam case, contends that the sanctity of the Comptroller and Auditor General's (CAG) office was "severely compromised" by Vinod Rai who clearly had "ulterior motives" in over-reaching the bounds of his constitutional function while...
San Francisco: WhatsApp has finally rolled out a new feature for iOS users where they can play YouTube videos right within the instant messaging app. Beginning Thursday, when your friend sends a YouTube link to you on WhatsApp, you are no longer required to move out of the messaging app to watch it. The YouTube clip will play...
New Delhi: National Security Advisor Ajit Doval did not attend any political meeting at the residence of Home Minister Rajnath Singh on January 14 as alleged by the CPI-M but participated in a regular security review meet on that day, the home ministry said Wednesday.  On Monday, the Tripura unit of...
Dubai: India skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday swept the International Cricket Council (ICC) annual awards after being named the Cricketer of the Year and the ODI Cricketer of the Year. Rising Indian wrist-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal was adjudged the T20I Performer of the Year. Kohli scored six centuries in the 50-over format last...
Kochi: The High Court on Wednesday said that the State government has the power to ban plastic carry bags. While responding to the state government...
Once upon a time there was a miser who lived alone. He made money through dishonest ways and became richer by the day.  As money accumulated, he found it difficult to keep it home. All day he mulled over ways to solve the problem. The more...
There are hundreds of islands out there, of different sizes and shapes surrounded by all kinds of water bodies including rivers, oceans, and seas. Just a few out of them   accommodate humans. Because, in order to allow human habitation...
At some point onwards screens have become the best pals of kids. Now the habit boomerangs in many ways. One of its aftereffects is rampant myopia among kids. You don’t believe most of those aged between two and three, who are glued to...
Mallory Smith, a 25-year-old American woman, was heading for doom at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center on 7 November, 2017. Her lung infection was otherwise just manageable with regular antibiotics. Nothing, however, in the hospital chest...
On our road to evolution, we developed several skills. One of them was tool making. That has taken us to where we are today. Other animals remained stuck at the lower rungs. Closest they reached didn’t come anywhere closer to human achievement...