Today: Thursday, January 18, 2018, 3:46 pm (PST)

  • Rana Gurjit Singh

    Punjab minister submits resignation after corruption taint

    Chandigarh: Punjab’s powerful cabinet minister Rana Gurjit Singh has submitted his resignation from the Congress government in the state led by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh following allegations of corruption and money ...

  • Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

    Government ends Haj subsidy

    New Delhi: The central government on Tuesday said it has decided to withdraw subsidy given to Muslims for the annual Haj pilgrimage. Announcing the decision, Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas ...

  • Ravish Kumar

    India does away with last page of passport

    New Delhi: India has decided to do away with the last page of the passport that contains the names of the spouse, parents and address of the passport-holder while changing the ...

  • 20 satellite

    India to launch its 100th satellite on Friday

    Bengaluru: India would be launching its 100th satellite into the space on Friday along with 30 other satellites, including 28 from six other countries from its spaceport at Sriharikota in Andhra ...

  • firing

    Indian, Pakistani troops trade heavy fire on LoC

    Jammu: Indian and Pakistani soldiers on Friday traded heavy gunfire on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, officials said. Defence Ministry sources said the clashes began ...

  • arshad

    Indian-origin student shot dead in US, relative injured

    Chicago: An Indian-origin college student was shot dead during a robbery attempt at a gas station in the US on Thursday and his relative critically injured, media reports said. Nineteen-year-old Arshad ...

  • Trump emerges clear leader in Republican race

    Trump questions FBI’s integrity in Russia investigation

    Washington: President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that the FBI was “tainted” and used a “bogus” dossier to investigate his alleged links to Russia’s supposed inteference in the 2016 US presidential ...

  • Donald Trump

    Trump declares emergency for wildfires in California

    Washington: US President Donald Trump declared an emergency in state of California on Friday as wildfires have engulfed several mountains around Los Angeles. The declaration allows federal assistance to supplement the ...

  • Donald Trump

    US SC allows full enforcement of Trump travel ban

    Washington: The US Supreme Court has allowed the Trump administration to fully enforce a ban on travel to the US by residents of eight countries, including six Muslim-majority countries, while legal ...

  • Obama proposes fairer justice system for minorities

    Rahul meets Obama

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi met former US President Barack Obama here on Friday and discussed the US-India relationship. “Had a fruitful chat with President Barack Obama, great to ...

  • rahul-gandhi

    Modi a far better actor than Amitabh Bachchan: Rahul

    By Amit Cowper  Ahmedabad: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, terming him a “far better actor” than Amitabh Bachchan as he did not need to ...