India likely to reach its rice output goal for the kharif season

New Delhi, Sept. 21 -- The country is likely to achieve its rice-output target of 111 million tonnes during the ongoing kharif or summer-sown season, as acreage under the grain stands higher than the ... Read More

Karnataka in mind, Cong eyes Telangana

India, Sept. 21 -- With less than three months to go for assembly elections, the political scene in Telangana has come alive. Last weekend, three contenders for office,the Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS)... Read More

Saving less, buying more

India, Sept. 21 -- RBI's monthly bulletin released earlier this week published data on flows of household financial assets and liabilities. The data shows that net financial asset flows - it measures ... Read More

Making India's DPI model work for all

India, Sept. 21 -- The recently concluded G20 summit witnessed two important India-led interventions. One emphasises investments in physical infrastructure through the India-Middle East-Europe Economi... Read More

India vs Canada is nomore a bilateral play

India, Sept. 21 -- Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's explosive claim that there are "credible allegations" of Indian intelligence involvement in the killing of Hardeep Singh Nijjar, a designate... Read More

Forest officials urge inclusion of vets in leopard attack victim autopsies

MEERUT, Sept. 21 -- Forest officials in Bijnor have suggested that district authorities include a veterinary doctor and wildlife experts in the panel of doctors conducting postmortems on individuals w... Read More

Throat-slit body of woman found in Shahjahanpur

LUCKNOW, Sept. 21 -- In a suspected case of murder, police on Wednesday morning found the naked body of a woman, said to be in her mid 30s, with her throat slit, at a sugarcane field in Shahjahanpur d... Read More

Govt forms3-member panel for Advocates' Protection Bill

Lucknow, Sept. 21 -- The state government on Tuesday constituted a three-member committee that would give its suggestions to the State Law Commission for preparing Advocates' Protection Bill. Princip... Read More

To protect wildlife, camera surveillance comes into play; violators to be fined

Lakhimpur Kheri, Sept. 21 -- All vehicles passing through the Kishanpur Wildlife Sanctuary (KWS) and Dudhwa National Park (DNP) areas (both parts of Dudhwa Tiger Reserve) on Mailani-Bhira Road and Dud... Read More

Up-and-coming shooter Sanya Singh inspiration for many

MEERUT, Sept. 21 -- Having won nearly a dozen medals even before she turned an adult, Sanya Singh, now 19, has become an inspiration for many girls in her hometown. Sanya, who hails from Janaura in B... Read More