• FB Newswire: Facebook launches a tool tailored to journalists 36 minutes ago

    Facebook said on Thursday that it has created a newswire tool tailored to journalists, part of a broader effort to be the go-to place for conversation for its 1 billion users. Called FB Newswire, it is designed to help journalists share and embed newsworthy Facebook content that is made public...
  • XLRI announces admission to six-month online programme in Agri-Business Management 7 hoursNow

    Xavier School of Management announced admission to a unique six-month online, self-learning Certificate Programme in Agri-Business Management. Constituted in collaboration with iKisan - an Agri Portal promoted by the Nagarjuna Group, the programme would supplement agriculture sector knowledge with skills to enhance business effectiveness, according to a XLRI press release...
  • LJP state general secretary Lalan Singh arrested for extortion 7 hours 4 minutes ago

    The Economic Offences Unit (EOU) of the Bihar Police on Thursday arrested Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) state general secretary Lalan Singh on charges of extortion and criminal intimidation. Singh is an accused in case number 4/12 registered at the EOU police station in the state capital. He is accused of...
  • Manmohan government weakened the Army: VK Singh 7 hours 8 minutes ago

    Former Army Chief and BJP candidate from Ghaziabad seat VK Singh on Thursday accused Manmohan Singh government of making the Army weak in the last 10 years of his regime. Singh, who was in Amethito campaign for party candidate Smriti Irani contesting against Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, said that there...
  • Bank accounts of Ramdev's three trusts under EC scrutiny 7 hours 11 minutes ago

    The bank accounts of three trusts of yoga teacher Baba Ramdev have come under the scrutiny of Election Commission following allegations that huge funds was being spent for political parties in the ongoing Lok Sabha polls across the country. The Income Tax department has been asked to look into monetary...
  • Kidney not enough, woman immolates self over dowry demand, dies 7 hours 14 minutes ago

    Poonam Devi (28), who had donated one of her kidneys as part of a "dowry deal" to save the life of her ailing husband, succumbed to her injuries after she allegedly self-immolated herself in Hazaribagh district, the police said on Thursday. On April 16, Poonam, of Kavilashi village in Ichak...
  • After nomination, Modi talks about 'sea change' in Varanasi 7 hours 24 minutes ago

    Hours after filing nomination papers from Varanasi, Narendra Modi laid a roadmap for the constituency to bring a "sea change" in lives of people of the city, to clean up the town as well as the Ganga river, and to infuse weaving sector with latest technology. "Today as I go...
  • Congress would barely get 100 LS seats, claims Natwar Singh 7 hours 27 minutes ago

    Former External Affairs Minister Natwar Singh on Thursday exuded confidence of NDA getting over 275 seats and claimed that Congress would face a hard time in getting even 100 seats in the Lok Sabha elections. He claimed that this was the worst election in the history of Congress and it...
  • Bhagalpur-Delhi Garib Rath Express engine derails at Kiul 7 hours 39 minutes ago

    The engine of the Bhagalpur-Delhi Garib Rath Express jumped off the tracks at Kiul junction in Lakhisarai district on Thursday, railway sources said. The derailment took place when the train's diesel engine was replaced with an electric one for the journey to Delhi, the sources said. There was no report...
  • 6 polling officials, 2 policemen killed in landmine blast 7 hours 42 minutes ago

    Eight persons - six polling officials and two policemen - were on Thursday killed and seven others injured when suspected Maoists blew up their vehicle in the district, a senior police officer said in Dumka. Director General of Police Rajeev Kumar said a landmine was triggered when they were returning...
  • Law will take its own course against Prabhunath: EC 7 hours 47 minutes ago

    The Election Commission (EC) on Thursday said "law will take its own course" in cases against RJD candidate from Maharajganj Lok Sabha constituency Prabhunath Singh. "The non-bailable warrants are already there against him. The district administration is free to take action. The law will take its own course in the...
  • BJP, Modi not separate from each other, says Chouhan 7 hours 51 minutes ago

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday said Narendra Modi and BJP cannot be viewed as separate from each other and maintained the Prime Ministerial candidate has blessings of all top party leaders. "BJP and Modi are complementary to each other. They are inseparable and Modi has full...
  • Moderate voter turnout of 53 pc in Mumbai as compared to other cities 7 hours 52 minutes ago

    An average 55.33 per cent voter turnout was recorded in the 19 Lok Sabha seats in Maharashtra, where polling was held on Thursday in the third and final phase. In 2009 elections 44.87 polling percentage was recorded in the state. The final voter turnout for Mumbai was 53.1 pc, an...
  • Narendra Modi files his nomination in Varanasi, calls Ganga his mother 7 hours 56 minutes ago

    Riding a saffron surge on the streets, Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Thursday filed his nomination for Lok Sabha election from the temple town of Varanasi invoking "Maa Ganga" seeking to galvanise support in the Hindi heartland in his bid to steer BJP to power. ...