Delhi’s air pollution spikes, severe in some regions

The National Capital saw a sudden spike in the air-pollution on Saturday, a day after Dussehera. As stubble-burning stepped up in neighbouring Punjab and Haryana, the combined effects of Dussehera and meteorological... Read more »

A library run by industrial workers means world of change for children

At first look, it is just another small room with one wall almost crumbling. But this 25-square yard space means the world for children of factory workers and labourers in Punjab’s industrial... Read more »

Ethiopians on top at Delhi Half Marathon

Ethiopia ruled the roost at the 2018 Delhi Half Marathon on Sunday with Tsehay Gemechu setting a new course record on her way to the women’s title while Andamlak Belihu emerged triumphant... Read more »

Contribute to the motherland, Super 30 founder urges Indian Diapora

Super 30 founder Anand Kumar on Sunday urged Indians living abroad to come back and contribute to the “motherland” where there is a “huge craving for education”. Speaking at the 50th anniversary... Read more »

1 civilians killed in bomb blast on 2nd day of Afghan elections

Eleven civilians were killed in a roadside bomb blast in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province on Sunday as voting for parliamentary elections was underway on the second day, an official said. “A mine planted... Read more »

Prime Minister Narendra Modi gets emotional remembering police sacrifice while dedicating the National Police Memorial.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday got emotional while remembering the sacrifice of police personnel who laid their lives in the line of duty since Independence. “You have foiled several conspiracies that... Read more »

Piyush Goyal to receive US university award for rural electrification effort

India’s Union Minister Piyush Goyal will on Friday receive the prestigious Carnot Prize from the Ivy League University of Pennsylvania in recognition of his work for rural electrification while he held the... Read more »

Indian Super League: Mumbai bag bragging rights in Maharashtra derby

Mumbai City FC registered their first win of the current Indian Super League (ISL) season and it came at the expense of their Maharashtra rivals FC Pune City at the Mumbai Football... Read more »

RBI’s efforts to stabilise rupee drain $5.14 bn from forex reserve

A strong US dollar and subsequent interventions by the country’s central bank to stabilise the rupee drained over $5.14 billion from India’s foreign exchange (forex) reserves, analysts said on Friday. According to... Read more »

UN orders withdrawal of Sri Lankan peacekeeper accused of anti-Tamil atrocities

The commander of the Sri Lankan contingent in the UN peacekeeping operations in Mali has been ordered back home after a review of his human rights record, according to Stephane Dujarric, the... Read more »