PM Modi takes on Opposition in Bihar & UP rallies: Four phases of the general elections are over but Prime Minister Narendra Modi has kept up his electoral blitz for the remaining three phases.
SC asks CBI to furnish evidence for seeking custodial interrogation of former Kolkata Police Commissioner: The Supreme Court has asked the CBI to furnish evidence for seeking custodial interrogation of former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar, who was earlier heading the West Bengal Police SIT probing the Saradha chit fund scam case.
Asharam’s son Narayan Sai sentenced to life imprisonment in rape case: In Gujarat, Narayan Sai, son of Asaram, who was found guilty in a rape case by Surat Sessions Court, has been sentenced to life imprisonment.
Indian Navy on high alert for Cyclone Fani relief efforts: The Eastern Naval Command has meanwhile assumed high degree of readiness to render necessary humanitarian assistance.
Japan’s emperor Akihito abdicates: Japanese Emperor Akihito abdicated on Tuesday thanking the people for their support over the last three decades and expressing hope for a peaceful future.
Sri Lanka ready to join global fight against the Islamic State (IS): Sri Lanka PM: Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said on Tuesday that his country is ready to join the global fight against the Islamic State (IS).
Sudan’s Sufis sing and dance in defence of sit-in protest: Sudanese followers of the mystical Islamic Sufi tradition marched on Monday (April 29) to join a sit-in outside the defence ministry complex in Khartoum where protesters have kept up pressure on the Transitional Military Council since April 6.
Peru deports first large group of Venezuelan migrants: Peru deported more than 40 Venezuelan migrants for concealing they had criminal records or for residing illegally in the country, the interior minister said on Monday (April 29), in the first large expulsion since hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans fled to Peru to escape their country’s economic crisis.
SEBI bans NSE for 6 months: In an unprecedented move, Market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India has directed the National Stock Exchange to ‘disgorge’ Rs 625 crore with 12 percent per annum interest in the co-location case.
Sensex falls 150 points on foreign fund outflows in early trade: The BSE benchmark Sensex on Tuesday plunged over 150 points to slip below the 39,000-mark in early trade amid capital outflows by foreign funds and mixed global cues.
Another chance for Barca’s old guard to leave heavier stamp on Europe: It was ten years ago Alex Ferguson dubbed them the best team he had ever faced but those left from Barcelona’s iconic generation still have work to do.
Kids’ cavities probably not caused by bad genes: Environmental factors appear to play a bigger role than genetics in shaping children’s risk for cavities, a study of Australian twins suggests.
New technique could enable color tuning of LED bulbs: A new technique―the result of an international collaboration of scientists from Lehigh University, West Chester University, Osaka University and the University of Amsterdam―could pave the way for colour tuning of a light bulb.
Drug-resistant diseases could kill 10 million annually by 2050: UN: If no action is taken, drug-resistant diseases could cause 10 million deaths each year by 2050 and damage to the economy as catastrophic as the 2008-2009 global financial crisis, a new report by United Nations (UN) has warned.
“The piano ain’t got no wrong notes!” International Jazz Day being celebrated: April 30 is celebrated as International Jazz Day across the world.