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Increased monitoring of Gurugram govt schools under Saksham technology project

Out of the 20 schools covered under the ambit of the project, 17 are in Gurugram and three in Rewari. In half of these schools, English is taught through smart classes, while in the remaining 10 schools, students have been given tablets for use. The...

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KEM Hospital mishap: 2-month-old infant’s arm amputated

The two-month-old, being treated at Mumbai’s KEM Hospital for a severe heart condition, suffered 22% burns to the right side of his face and body on Wednesday, after the nodes of an electrocardiogram (ECG) machine caught fire owing to a short-circuit...

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Low wind speed, dip in temperature pushes Delhi’s air to ‘severe’ category

The change in the wind direction from easterly to northwesterly also played a part in pushing Delhi’s air quality across the danger mark. The northwesterly wind carrying crop stubble burning residue from the neighbouring states of Punjab and Haryana...

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China orders ByteDance's Toutiao to fix search, saying national hero smeared

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's internet regulator ordered ByteDance news app Jinri Toutiao to clean up its search engine, saying the

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Pimentel wants prohibition on promotion of retiring military officials relaxed

Senator Aqullino Pimentel III sought Tuesday a reduction in the prohibition on the promotion of key military officers from less than one year to less than nine months before their mandatory retirement at the age of 56.

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House leaders say Robredo should focus on policy-making at ICAD

Instead of joining drug raids, Vice President Leni Robredo should focus on creating a policy that would "police" enforcers, especially those who are in cahoots with drug syndicates.

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NBA roundup: Harden leads Rockets past Pelicans

James Harden scored 39 points and Russell Westbrook added 26 as the visiting Houston Rockets won their fourth consecutive game,

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Judge shuts out public from Mick Mulvaney court hearing on House impeachment subpoena

The public couldn't listen to a public court hearing Monday night over acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney's House impeachment subpoena, a federal judge in Washington said.

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Evo Morales: Bolivia's former president accepts political asylum in Mexico

Bolivia's former president Evo Morales has departed for Mexico after accepting an offer of political asylum in the wake of what he has described as a "coup" against him by the country's military and opposition.

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Coming to Manila: Ong Seong-wu, Kim Myung-soo, Lee Jin-hyuk

K-pop stars Ong Seong-wu, Kim Myung-soo and Lee Jin-hyuk will hold fan meetings in Manila.

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Domagoso vows to wage ‘shame’ campaign vs cops mulcting from vendors in Manila

Manila City Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso has threatened to sack policemen who would be found engaging in illegal activities after he discovered that some police officers were allegedly instructing organizers to extort money from vendors in the nation’s capital.

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House joint panel approves bill creating the Department of Water Resources

The House Committee on Government Reorganization and House Committee on Public Works and Highways jointly approved yesterday a substitute bill creating the Department of Water Sources (DWR) that would ensure reliable, safe, quality and affordable water supply, and prevent water crisis in the country.

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Trump can't sue New York state in DC federal court to stop release of tax returns, judge says

A Trump-appointed federal judge decided Monday that President Donald Trump can't sue New York state officials in a Washington, DC, court at this time to stop the release of his tax returns to Congress.

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Guru Nanak Jayanti: No odd-even restrictions in Delhi today

Guru Nanak Jayanti: Today is the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev.This is the third time that the Delhi government has put the rule into effect with the earlier two being in 2016

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Aadhaar card holders may be fined ₹10,000 for making this mistake

The income tax department allows you to quote your Aadhaar number instead of PAN card number.Under the new income tax rules, giving a wrong Aadhaar number can make you pay a fine of ₹10,000

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For power utilities, demand slowdown is the worst in a decade

Thermal power generation dropped 2% in April-October this year.The slowdown in industrial demand can have larger implications for the state electricity boards

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Track coach Alberto Salazar files doping case appeal at CAS

The Court of Arbitration for Sport says it has registered an appeal by track coach Alberto Salazar against his ban for doping violations, though a hearing will take several months to prepare.

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Palace defends Robredo from Cayetano’s ‘all talk’ criticism

Malacañang has defended Vice President Leni Robredo from House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano and other critics, urging them to let the new anti-drug czar perform her job.

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Impeachment inquiry: Deposition transcripts drive another day

The House committees running the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump released more deposition transcripts Monday, driving another busy day in the investigation. Here's the latest:

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Kareena Kapoor, Aamir Khan, Kirao Rao party with Laal Singh Chaddha team in Chandigarh. See pics

Actors Kareena Kapoor and Aamir Khan and the team of Laal Singh Chaddha began shooting in Chandigarh over the weekend.

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Mukesh aces the longevity challenge

Mukesh went on to become one of most accurate ball strikers on the Professional Golf Association of India (PGAI), and now the Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI).

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Gatchalian warns DOE, NEA budget could end up as ‘pork’

Senator Sherwin Gatchalian on Tuesday expressed concern that the budget for the Department of Energy’s (DOE) total electrification program could only end up as “pork.”

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Coco Martin supports Vice-Ion relationship

Coco Martin revealed he has yet to meet the boyfriend of his best friend, Vice Ganda.

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MLB: Yankees plan to have talks with Gerrit Cole, Stephen Strasburg

After falling short of reaching the World Series for the 10th straight year, the New York Yankees intend to have conversations with top free agent pitchers Gerrit Cole and Stephen Strasburg.

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Australians trapped by bushfires told 'too late to leave'

Dozens of fires fanned by gale-force winds, scorching temperatures and tinder-dry bushland burned out of control in eastern Australia on

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