Mumbai, 30 January : From silent black-and-white films to colourful blockbusters bursting with song and dance, the evolution of Indian cinema is traced by a new ...


New Delhi, 29 January: Former defence minister in the Atal Behari Vajpayee government, George Fernandes, passed away in New Delhi on 29 January. He was 88...


India's capital city hosted the largest Republic Day parade. The day marks the date in 1950 when India's first post-independence constitution took effect. The country had declared its independence from the British Empire three years earlier.


New Delhi, 25 January : Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling party could lose a quarter of its seats in India‘s parliament with an electoral wipeout in the most


Lucknow, 24 January : Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, considered for long the trump card of the Congress, was pitched into politics today from politically vital Uttar Pradesh, a ...


Day and night, through crackling loudspeakers, the announcements ring out. “It is Babu speaking,” says a shrill voice. “I have lost my wallet and brother. Please come here the moment you hear this.”


New Delhi, 18 January : The Ganges river, holy to most Indians, flows from the western Himalayas down to the Bay of Bengal through crowded cities, industrial hubs and some of the most populated areas in the world.


New Delhi, 17 January : For decades Laxmi Narayan Tripathi has fought India's conservative laws and beliefs to put her transgender community on a par with the rest of society, and now she has notched up a new milestone.


Kathmandu, 15 January : Indian is planning to construct 44 strategic roads along the border with China to ensure quick mobilization of troops in case of a conflict, media reports said quoting the Indian government agencies.


Lucknow, 10 January : The Ayodhya case in the Supreme Court was adjourned again today after the exit of one of the five judges in the constitution bench. Justice UU Lalit recused himself saying he had been a lawyer in a related case.


New Delhi: India’s ruling and opposition parties condemned US President Donald Trump’s comments this week mocking New Delhi’s role in war-torn Afghanistan, where the South Asian country has invested billion of dollars in economic projects and military training.


Mumbai, 2 January : India‘s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is confident of doing well at this year’s general election despite ...


Kathmandu, 1 January : Bollywood actor and writer Kader Khan has died at the age of 81.


Dhaka: Bangladesh’s ruling alliance overwhelmingly won Sunday’s election, official results confirmed early Monday, allowing Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to govern for a third straight term despite allegations of intimidation and the opposition disputing the outcome.


 In the last few days, there has been extensive debate on the unexpected outcome in assembly elections in three key Hindi heartland states. A consensus seems to be emerging that the results were a victory of the “populism” of the Congress over the “fiscal prudence” of the ruling dispensation.


Uuurakhand: The Uttarakhand High Court has dismissed a petition filed by yoga guru Ramdev’s company Divya Pharmacy to challenge the requirement that it should share profits with farmers from whom it procures resources. The requirement is part of the provisions of the Fair and Equitable Benefit Sharing of the Biological Diversity Act, 2002.


Islamabad, 25 December: Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been sent back to jail after a fresh corruption conviction.


Washington DC, 19 December : Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday agreed to widen...


New Delhi, 18 December : India will give financial assistance of $1.4 billion (1.11 billion pounds) to the Maldives, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on ...


New Delhi: India's ruling party looked set to lose power in at least one of three traditional stronghold states releasing election results Tuesday, in a blow to Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of national polls in 2019.


Mumbai : US singer Nick Jonas and “Quantico” actor Priyanka Chopra married in a traditional Hindu ceremony, the culmination of a three-day long wedding celebration that featured cricket matches and Bollywood songs, all taking place in a heritage Indian palace atop a hill.


Kathmandu: Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan says he has cleared farmers' loans worth more than 40m rupees ($560,000; £436,000).


 Hanoi, Vietnam: Vietnam and India have agreed to boost their trade while expanding their cooperation in defence and security, among other areas.


Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky [Russia], Nov 15 (ANI): An earthquake of magnitude 6.5 hit the eastern coast of Russia's far eastern Kamchatka peninsula, seismologists said on Thursday. 


DHAKA (AFP) - Bangladesh captain Mahmudullah Riyad won the toss and elected to bat first in the second and final Test against Zimbabwe at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on Sunday.