Security has been stepped up at parliaments and Canadian diplomatic missions around Australia, a day after a gunman opened fire at parliament in that country killing one soldier, according to a media report.
Pakistani teenager and Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has been conferred with the Liberty Medal, and the youngest recipient of the American award said this will encourage her to continue her campaign for child rights in countries including India.
National Security Advisor Ajit Doval on Wednesday called on Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and CEO Abdullah Abdullah in Kabul and reaffirmed India's commitment to assist Afghanistan in building a strong, democratic and prosperous country.
A suspected SIMI operative and an aide of Indian Mujahideen media in-charge have been arrested from Secunderabad, with police saying that they were allegedly planning to go to Afghanistan to get training from Al Qaeda for carrying out terror activities in India.
The Travancore Devaswom Board that governs the affairs of Sabarimala has been entrusted to form an expert committee to come up with a detailed project report for transforming Sabarimala into a national pilgrimage.
The United States has restricted the entry of passengers from the three Ebola-stricken West African nations to five major airports conducting enhanced screening for the virus, safeguarding its citizens from the epidemic.
The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered a corruption case against unknown officials of the Cabinet Secretariat, a specialised covert unit of Research and Analysis Wing and private businessmen for alleged irregularities in the purchase of tents worth Rs 22 crore, official sources said in New Delhi.
Despite the flood of BJP victories, it is difficult to see how regional parties will disappear. These parties not only have the same development goals as the national parties but also promise good governance
Staff members of a school in Bangalore are being questioned in connection with the alleged sexual abuse of a 3-year-old girl in its campus even as parents outraged over the incident held protests and demanded answers from the management.
Preparations are in full swing in Australia to welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi who will address a huge gathering of the Indian diaspora in Sydney on November 17, which may recreate the Madison Square moment.
Though Devendra Fadnavis was considered the top contender for the post of chief minister of Maharashtra, senior Bharatiya Janata Party's Nitin Gadkari has also entered the fray, heating up the competition.
Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday began a stock-taking exercise following the party's debacle in assembly polls in Haryana and Maharashtra even as a clamour for course correction grew within its ranks in the wake of the dip in electoral fortunes.