A chartered plane carrying the mortal remains of Bollywood diva Sridevi took off this evening from here for Mumbai where film personalities and fans are eagerly waiting to see her one last time.
Two exit polls today predicted that the BJP will dethrone the Left front from power in Tripura.
The counting of votes for the Mungaoli and Kolaras Assembly by-polls in Madhya Pradesh will he held tomorrow, an Election Commission official said today.
Opposition party members of Parliament’s joint committee on a proposed land acquisition Act today said the government was not serious about the bill as members from the ruling BJP were skipping the panel’s sessions.
Expressing concern over growing involvement of school-going children in various crimes, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today proposed “overhauling” the education system and suggested to retrace “our roots”.
President Donald Trump today recalled a conversation with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the high import tariffs on Harley-Davidson motorcycles, saying India is not doing the US any “favour” by slashing customs duty to 50 per cent.
Maldives State Health Minister Dunya Maumoon, niece of President Abdulla Yameen, today resigned from the Cabinet after the arrest of her father and appealed the international community to support the Maldivian people in overcoming the political crisis plaguing the island nation.
Former Manchester City midfielder and France international Samir Nasri was handed a six-month doping ban “for using a prohibited method” by European football governing body UEFA today. Nasri, 30, had appealed to UEFA for a therapeutic use exemption (TUE) following a multi-vitamin intravenous booster he received at a Los Angeles clinic in 2016.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has come under criticism for telling a small girl dressed in a military uniform that she would be honoured if she were “martyred” for Turkey.
Delhi’s air quality did not return to the “very poor” category after the start of the clean air campaign a fortnight ago, Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan today said, adding that such campaigns will be replicated in about 100 non-attainment cities in the country.