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  • Congress leader's son rapes a 21-year-old woman, probe on August 3, 2014

    A 21-year-old woman was allegedly abducted and raped by a local Congress leader's son in Meerut, police said on Sunday. The victim, a resident of Gautam Budh Nagar district, alleged that she was abducted from Noida sector 29 on July 28 by a local Congress leader's son, who took her to...
  • IAF scrambles fighter jets as Turkish plane sparks alert July 13, 2014

    The Indian Air Force on Sunday scrambled fighter planes from air base here after two commercial passenger aircraft sought to enter Indian territory from Pakistan side using similar identification codes, sparking a security alert. Two MiG-21 fighter aircraft were sent from Jodhpur air base to investigate a Turkish Airlines plane over Jaisalmer on Sunday morning when...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 27, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Malaysia releases satellite data on missing jet MH370 May 27, 2014

    Kuala Lumpur: The Malaysian government on Tuesday released 45 pages of raw satellite data it used to determine that the missing jetliner crashed into the southern Indian Ocean, responding to demands for greater transparency by relatives of some of the 239 people on board. But at least one independent expert said...
  • J&K: IAF's MiG-21 crashes in Anantnag, pilot dead May 27, 2014

    Srinagar: An Indian Air Force MiG-21 crashed near Mirhama, Bijbehara area of Anantnag in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday. Pilot Raghu Bansi was killed in the crash. A court of inquiry has been ordered into the accident to investigate the cause. "The Pilot airborne from Srinagar was on a routine training...
  • University of Delhi signs MoU with University of Glasgow May 20, 2014

    London: The Universities of Delhi and Glasgow have signed an agreement under which the students in Delhi would receive lectures from Glasgow and vice versa via video-link. Professor Dinesh Singh, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Delhi, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Professor Anton Muscatelli, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the...
  • Malaysia defends military inaction on MH370 radar May 19, 2014

    Canberra: Malaysia's defense minister on Monday defended his military's failure to scramble a fighter jet to follow a Malaysian airliner when it veered off course and vanished two months ago, saying it wasn't seen as a hostile object. Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 became invisible to civilian radar when its transponder stopped...
  • Chinese ship to map seabed in 'new phase' of MH370 search May 19, 2014

    Canberra: A Chinese navy ship will start mapping the Indian Ocean seabed this week under the "new phase" in the hunt for the crashed Flight MH370, even as the damaged mini-submarine searching for the plane reached an Australian port for repairs, officials said on Monday. Malaysian, Australian and Chinese authorities met...
  • MH370: Families demand release of raw satellite data May 11, 2014

    Perth: Grieving families of 239 people aboard the crashed Malaysian jet, including from India, have demanded the release raw satellite data to solve the over two-month-long aviation mystery even as an underwater drone is set to resume the hunt for wreckage in the remote Indian Ocean. The next of kin of...
  • US official says MH370 search likely to last for years April 25, 2014

    Sydney/Perth: The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 is likely to drag on for years, a senior US defence official said on Friday, as an underwater search for any trace of the plane's wreckage off west Australia appeared to have failed. The official, who declined to be identified because he...
  • Australia rules out link between debris and Malaysian plane April 24, 2014

    Perth/Melbourne: Authorities ruled out any link between debris picked up on an Australian beach and a missing Malaysian jetliner on Thursday as a tropical cyclone again threatened to hamper a 26-nation air, surface and underwater search of the Indian Ocean. The debris, found on Wednesday on a beach at the southern...
  • Australia vows to keep searching to solve Malaysian plane mystery April 23, 2014

    Perth: Australia vowed on Wednesday to keep searching for a missing Malaysian plane despite no sign of wreckage after almost seven weeks, and as bad weather again grounded aircraft and an undersea drone neared the end of its first full mission. Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott admitted the search strategy may...
  • Malaysian plane search in 44th day, sea bed scans could end in days April 20, 2014

    Sydney/Perth: The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 entered its 44th day on Sunday as Australian search officials said a crucial series of sonar scans of the Indian Ocean floor could be completed within a week. The air, surface and underwater search is now focused on footage taken by a...
  • US submarine search for Malaysian plane to be finished in a week April 19, 2014

    Perth: A robotic submarine looking for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet is expected to finish searching a patch of the Indian Ocean seabed within a week after so far coming up empty, and the search area may be expanded after that, officials said on Saturday. As the hunt for Flight MH370...
  • Channing Tatum wishes to play the card-throwing, suave X Man, Gambit April 17, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Channing Tatum has entered discussions with the producers of 'X-Men' about playing the role of Gambit. The 33-year-old '21 Jump Street' star has confirmed meeting the film's producer Lauren Shuler Donner, who had earlier revealed that she wanted the actor to play the Cajun mutant for a solo...
  • US submarine makes second dive to search for missing Malaysian plane April 16, 2014

    Perth: As a robotic submarine dived into the ocean to look for lost Flight MH370, angry Chinese relatives stormed out of a teleconference meeting on Wednesday to protest the Malaysian government for not addressing them in person. The Bluefin 21 submarine surfaced early for the second time in as many missions,...
  • Undersea drone hunt for Malaysian plane may take two months April 15, 2014

    Sydney/Perth: A US Navy underwater drone sent to search for a missing Malaysian jetliner on the floor of the Indian Ocean could take up to two months to scour a 600 sq km area where the plane is believed to have sunk, US search authorities said on Tuesday. The prediction coincided...
  • Watch: Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill back together in '22 Jump Street' April 11, 2014

    For those who enjoyed the the hilarious journey and the emotional bro-mance between Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill in '21 Jump Street', the upcoming sequel '22 Jump Street' is going to be a riot. After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt...
  • 1993 Kolkata firing: Former Bengal CM Buddhadeb deposes before panel February 26, 2014

    Kolkata: Former Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee on Wednesday deposed before the 21 July commission set up by the Mamata Banerjee government. The commission is probing the police firing on an anti-government protest rally led by Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata on 21 July, 1993 which killed 13 Youth Congress workers. Mamata,...
  • Brad Pitt to do a cameo in '21 Jump Street' sequel December 28, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actor Brad Pitt will be seen in a cameo in the sequel to '21 Jump Street'. The actor will be playing himself in a comedy scene, reports contactmusic.com. "The scene is very funny and the guys had a great time doing it. Brad was a great sport and the producers...
  • MiG-21 FL phaseout a sad day for IAF fighter pilots December 12, 2013

    Kalaikunda Airbase (West Bengal): As the iconic MiG-21 FL flied into the annals of Indian Air Force (IAF) history, fighter pilots recount their 50-year romance with fighter jet. The MiG-21 FL was in the service of the IAF for over 50 years and conducted its last sortie on Wednesday at...
  • MiG-21 FL flies into history today after serving the IAF for 50 years December 11, 2013

    New Delhi: India's first supersonic jet fighter the MiG-21 FL will be decommissioned after 50 years of service on Wednesday. The aircraft had played a crucial role in the 1971 war with Pakistan. Retiring the FL model, which is the oldest, is the first step to the Air Force's plan...
  • MiG-21 fighter jets to fly into history December 7, 2013

    New Delhi/Kolkata: One of the first variants of the MiG 21 combat aircraft, which dealt severe blows to Pakistan Air Force in the 1971 war, will fly into the annals of history on Wednesday. The aircraft will undertake its last ceremonial flight at a phasing out ceremony at the air force...
  • Rajeev Khandelwal not to feature in the sequel of 'Table No 21' December 3, 2013

    Mumbai: The makers of 'Table No.21', a taut thriller that came out last year and impressed the critics, are planning to come up with a sequel to the film. Producer Vicky Rajani, who had produced 'Table No.21', confirmed the report. "Yes, talks are on and the idea has been thrown up to...
  • Air Marshal Raha to be next IAF chief October 29, 2013

    Air Marshal Arup Raha will be the next Indian Air Force (IAF) chief, succeeding Air Chief Marshal Norman Anil Kumar Browne, who retires Dec 31 after a distinguished 41-year career during which he passionately worked for the modernisation of the force. The appointment was cleared by the government some time back...
  • IAF celebrates 81st anniversary October 1, 2013

    A series of events including display of various types of aircraft and military weapons featured in the 81st anniversary celebration of the Indian Air Force at its 32 Wing station at Jodhpur on Monday. The 32 Wing, known as "Desert Warriors", was established in Jodhpur on January 1 in 1971, with...
  • Sultan of Johor Cup U-21 hockey: India held to a 3-3 draw by Malaysia September 28, 2013

    Johor Bahru, Malaysia: India on Saturday held to a 3-3 draw by host Malaysia in a dress rehearsal for the Sunday's final between the two sides. India appeared to be running away with the game, thanks to goals in the first-half by Satbir Singh (10th min) and Ramandeep Singh (33rd...
  • India blank Pakistan 4-0 at Sultan of Johar Cup U-21 tournament September 25, 2013

    Johor Bahru: India pumped in four goals in the second session in a sizzling display of attacking hockey to post a comprehensive 4-0 victory over arch-rivals Pakistan in the Sultan of Johor Cup Under-21 tournament here on Wednesday. The Indians, who completely outplayed their opponents, struck three goals in a space...
  • U-21 hockey: India beat England 2-1 at Sultan of Johor Cup September 23, 2013

    Johor: India started their campaign in The Sultan of Johor Cup Under-21 hockey tournament on a perfect note, defeating England 2-1 in their opening round-robin match here on Sunday. The Indians scored a goal each in both the halves to pocket full three points from the encounter. Ramandeep Singh gave India...