Delhi hotel fire horror leaves 17 dead, case filed against hotel owner

New Delhi--At least 17 people were killed when a major fire engulfed a five-story hotel in the heart of the Indian capital before dawn...

Political ad spend on Facebook picks up in April

New Delhi-- Political parties and their affiliates ramped up spending on social media ads ahead of the third phase of Lok Sabha elections, scheduled...

India accuses heads of Security Council reform process of ‘obfuscation’, ‘opacity’

By Arul Louis United Nations-- India has lashed out against the heads of the Security Council reform negotiation process, accusing them of "obfuscation" and adopting...

Prosecution’s charges of murder absurd: Tharoor’s lawyer

New Delhi-- Reacting to the push to press murder charges in the Sunanda Pushkar case, Shashi Tharoor's counsel said it was "absurd" and "preposterous". "The...

Mother Teresa has been like god for me: Cured cancer patient

By Anurag Dey KOLKATA-- As the world celebrates the Vatican approving sainthood for Mother Teresa, a 50-year-old woman, whose "miracle" cure from cancer was instrumental...

Coalescing world languages and cultures at Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam in Delhi

New Delhi-- "Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam" or "The World is one family" is the theme of the International Festival of Languages and Colours (IFLC), an integrated...

In rural India, less to eat than 40 years ago

By Pavitra Mohan As India's 70th year of Independence begins, widespread progress is evident, but in rural India, where 833 million Indians (70 percent) live,...

India struggling to integrate mentally ill into society

Kolkata-- A mental health integration index for the Asia-Pacific region has ranked India a low 11th among 15 listed countries for their commitment to...

Fugitive Indian businessman Mallya arrested in London in money laundering case, gets bail

New Delhi--Fugitive Indian businessman Vijay Mallya was on Tuesday arrested in London in a money laundering case but later granted bail by a city...

Prime Minister Modi on Women Power

New Delhi--Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said "woman power" has contributed a lot to the positive transformation seen in the country and that...

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