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Arvind Kejriwal sacks Delhi Food minister Asim Khan on corruption charges
India

Arvind Kejriwal sacks Delhi Food minister Asim Khan on corruption charges

During a dramatic press conference in New Delhi, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on Friday sacked cabinet minister Asim Ahmed Khan over allegations of corruption.

Three scientists win Nobel Prize in medicine for discovering parasite-fighting drugs
World

Three scientists win Nobel Prize in medicine for discovering parasite-fighting drugs

Three scientists from Ireland, Japan and China won the Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for discoveries that helped doctors fight parasites.

Death sentences for five, life terms for seven in 2006 Mumbai train blasts case
Mumbai

Death sentences for five, life terms for seven in 2006 Mumbai train blasts case

Nine years after a series of bomb blasts in suburban trains rattled Mumbai killing 188 people, a special court in Mumbai has sentenced five persons to death in the case.

Delhi High Court declines anticipatory bail plea, AAP MLA Somnath Bharti faces arrest
India

Delhi High Court declines anticipatory bail plea, AAP MLA Somnath Bharti faces arrest

The Delhi HC on Tuesday rejected Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Somnath Bharti's anticipatory bail plea, clearing the way for his possible arrest, news channel reported.

West Bengal govt declassifies 64 files on Netaji Bose, to be available for public viewing
India

West Bengal govt declassifies 64 files on Netaji Bose, to be available for public viewing

The West Bengal government on Friday released files related to freedom fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. The files have been kept in their original form at the Kolkata Police Museum.

Suicide car bomb explosion near Kabul airport leaves 4 dead, 15 injured
World

Suicide car bomb explosion near Kabul airport leaves 4 dead, 15 injured

A huge plume of black smoke rose above the city after the explosion was heard just after noon.

On anniversary of Ferguson shooting, demonstrator injured during clashes
World

On anniversary of Ferguson shooting, demonstrator injured during clashes

The violence came at the end of a day of somber remembrance to mark the anniversary of the shooting of black teen Michael Brown by a white police officer

Udhampur faces second terror attack in as many days, two officers injured
India

Udhampur faces second terror attack in as many days, two officers injured

Just a day after a terror attack in Udhampur killed two BSF constables, yet another terror attack has taken place in the Basantghar area of Udhampur.

End of an era: 'Missile man' APJ Abdul Kalam passes away after cardiac arrest in Shillong
India

End of an era: 'Missile man' APJ Abdul Kalam passes away after cardiac arrest in Shillong

Former President APJ Abdul Kalam was on Monday admitted to a hospital in Shillong following sudden illness.

Five live bombs found near Dinanagar in Punjab, major rail tragedy averted
India

Five live bombs found near Dinanagar in Punjab, major rail tragedy averted

A major railway tragedy was averted after five live bombs were found close to a bridge on the railway track on the Amritsar-Pathankot section on Monday.

Long overdue? RK Pachauri told to step down as TERI chief, Ajay Mathur to take over
India

Long overdue? RK Pachauri told to step down as TERI chief, Ajay Mathur to take over

RK Pachauri, accused of sexually harassing a woman employee, was sacked as the chief of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), according to TV reports.

Seven and counting: Yet another witness in Asaram Bapu rape case shot in UP, seriously injured
India

Seven and counting: Yet another witness in Asaram Bapu rape case shot in UP, seriously injured

Kripal Singh, 35 years old, was shot at by two unidentified motorcycle-borne persons in the Puwayan area while he was on his way home on Friday night

Dausa car crash: Hema Malini injured, FIR against her driver after five-year-old girl dies
Entertainment

Dausa car crash: Hema Malini injured, FIR against her driver after five-year-old girl dies

Actress and BJP MP from Mathura Hema Malini on Thursday was injured in a car accident.

Fake degree case: Delhi Law Minister Jitendra Tomar arrested; cops slapped him, claims AAP
India

Fake degree case: Delhi Law Minister Jitendra Tomar arrested; cops slapped him, claims AAP

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) said on Tuesday that Delhi Law Minister Jitendra Singh Tomar had been arrested by the Delhi police.

FIFA President Sepp Blatter is a target for US prosecutors: FBI sources
Sports

FIFA President Sepp Blatter is a target for US prosecutors: FBI sources

Sepp Blatter is the focus of an FBI corruption investigation in the United States, American media reported Tuesday, shortly after his shock resignation as president of FIFA.

Sweden: President Pranab safe after car in convoy crashes; 9 injured
World

Sweden: President Pranab safe after car in convoy crashes; 9 injured

A car that was part of President Pranab Mukherjee's convoy met with an accident on Tuesday while on its way to a university. President Mukherjee is safe.

Live: Pak Taliban claims responsibility for chopper attack, says Sharif was target
World

Live: Pak Taliban claims responsibility for chopper attack, says Sharif was target

The Pakistani Taliban on Friday claimed responsibility for downing a military helicopter, killing six people including the Norwegian and Philippine envoys, and said Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was their target.

'Illicit affair' row: High drama as DCW member Juhi Khan quits, says Kumar Vishwas is being framed
Politics

'Illicit affair' row: High drama as DCW member Juhi Khan quits, says Kumar Vishwas is being framed

There was chaos at a press conference called by the Delhi Commission for Women when a member of the commission disrupted the address claiming AAP leader Kumar Vishwas was innocent and he was being framed.

Nepal earthquake upgraded to 7.9 on Richter scale, Modi calls for emergency meet
India

Nepal earthquake upgraded to 7.9 on Richter scale, Modi calls for emergency meet

Tremors were felt across north India as an earthquake of magnitude 7.5 on the Richter scale took place with its epicentre in Nepal.

Policeman killed, two injured after gunbattle with terrorists in Kashmir's Baramulla district
India

Policeman killed, two injured after gunbattle with terrorists in Kashmir's Baramulla district

Security personnel are engaged in a gunbattle in Kashmir's Baramulla district.