Four passers-by in Srinagar were injured Tuesday when separatist guerrillas chucked a powerful grenade at a paramilitary vehicle which missed the target and exploded on the road.
Police said guerrillas tossed the grenade at a passing vehicle of... More
Around 650 goats were sacrificed at a Kali temple in Orissa as part of an annual ritual despite a ban by the local administration, an official said Monday.
The sacrifice was made at the Rakshya Kali temple at Rameswarpur village in Bhadrak... More
The peacock, India's national bird, is not safe in Rajasthan anymore with as many as 10 of the birds being killed daily in the state, an animal protection group has said.
People for Animals says that the state government has so far failed to... More
Curfew was clamped in parts of Lucknow after violence and arson marred a procession to mark the birth anniversary of Prophet Mohammad with members of the Shia and Sunni Muslim sects clashing in the old city area Sunday.
As many as 13 people,... More
Special prayers, rallies and feeding the poor marked the celebrations of Milad-un-Nabi, birth anniversary of Prophet Mohammed, in many parts of Andhra Pradesh including the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad.
Streets in the Muslim majority... More
Regional governments in India's northeastern region have sounded an alert by restricting the entry of poultry from Bangladesh and Myanmar after the two countries reported an outbreak of bird flu, officials said Monday.
Tripura, Assam, Mizoram,... More
The central government has asked the Supreme Court to modify its directives on police reform, including on fixed two-year tenures for police chiefs of different states and the Central Para Military Forces (CPMF).
The government, which says that... More
A couple in Himachal Pradesh celebrated 83 years of their marriage.
Pyara Singh, 103, and Hansa Devi, 101, celebrated their marriage anniversary in their native village in the Kangra valley, some 240 km from here, in the Himalayan foothills in... More
The union government Friday launched a web-based portal to provide information and guidance to millions of its pensioners and to redress their grievances online.
Inaugurating the portal, Union Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances... More
The profile of the railway porters in the city of the Taj Mahal is set to change with lessons on good manners, charm and courteousness.
"Coolies can make or mar the image of the city. They are the brand ambassadors of Agra. We will interact with... More