Murder probe in Britain after 39 dead found in back of truck

London, Oct. 24 -- Police in southeastern England launched a murder investigation after 39 people were found dead early Wednesday inside a large cargo truck that authorities believe was registered in ... Read More

Power to the unauthorised

India, Oct. 24 -- About four million people living across at least 1,700 unauthorised colonies in Delhi will be given ownership rights over their properties, the Union government announced on Wednesda... Read More

Five killed in road accident in Himachal's Kullu district

India, Oct. 24 -- Shimla/UNI: Five died on the spot when a Scorpio SUV carrying them fell down 500 meter down at Sheel-Jawagi road in Ani division of Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh this afternoon,... Read More

Baghpat top cop suspends staff at police post after cows' remains found in jungle

India, Oct. 24 -- The police chief of Uttar Pradesh's Baghpat district suspended the entire staff of a police post in Luhari village on Wednesday after remains of slaughtered cows were recovered from ... Read More

Maha polls: Raosaheb Danve in 'cow slaughter' row

MUMBAI, Oct. 24 -- Union minister for consumer affairs and food and public distribution Raosaheb Danve landed in controversy on Wednesday, as a purported video of him allegedly supporting cow slaughte... Read More

Centre's go ahead to Karnataka's water diversion project sparks outrage in Goa

India, Oct. 24 -- Union Minister for Environment Prakash Javadekar's tweet on Wednesday that the ministry has granted environmental clearances for the Karnataka government's contentious project to div... Read More

2 varieties of green crackers in market on day 1, sales low

India, Oct. 24 -- Just three days to go for Diwali, the wholesale firecracker markets in Delhi on Wednesday finally opened for customers wanting to buy the newly-launched green crackers. The low avail... Read More

India launches first protocol to count snow leopard population

India, Oct. 24 -- Union forest minister Prakash Javadekar launched on Wednesday, the country's first national protocol for enumerating the population of snow leopards, an elusive predator found in the... Read More

MSP raised for wheat, pulses; masoor gets biggest push

India, Oct. 24 -- The Union government on Wednesday raised federally fixed minimum support prices (MSPs) for crops to be grown in the oncoming winter, or rabi, season. It followed the principle of set... Read More

Needlessly undemocratic

India, Oct. 24 -- It is a matter of serious conjecture whether technology, particularly the internet, has been good or bad for democracy. There is little doubt that the internet, especially social med... Read More