The story of 28-year-old Monica Singh is very inspiring. Monica is an acid attack survivor who has undergone 43 surgeries and now has a chance to study at her dream fashion designing institute in New York.
New Delhi, July 23: Finance minister Arun Jaitley has decided to go ahead with raising the foreign direct investment ceiling in insurance from 26 to 49 per cent and is expected to get the Union cabinet's formal endorsement when it meets tomorrow.
New Delhi, July 23: The resentment against Rahul Gandhi's style of functioning is growing and many senior Congress leaders expect party president Sonia Gandhi to intervene and persuade her son to work with greater flexibility.
New Delhi, July 23: The foreign secretaries of India and Pakistan will meet on August 25 in Islamabad, ending a two-year chill, for the first substantive diplomatic engagement between the neighbours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi invited his Pakistan counterpart Nawaz Sharif to his inaugural ceremony.
New Delhi, July 23: The Centre today told a five-judge constitution bench that convicts involved in heinous crimes such as murder or terrorist activities should not automatically be granted remission without the victims' families being heard.
New Delhi, July 23: The Commonwealth Games (CWG) that kicked off in Glasgow will be shown on DD News instead of the usual DD Sports because of a revenue-driven tussle with a private channel in which the public broadcaster had its way.
Bangalore, July 23: The chairman of the school where a six-year-old girl was raped allegedly by a skating instructor, the main accused in the crime that has triggered widespread outrage, has been arrested for trying to hush up the assault.
New Delhi, July 23: A week after war games with ships from Russia's Pacific Fleet, three Indian warships will hold a week-long drill with US and Japanese vessels and aircraft, underscoring a policy of engaging contrary forces in testing times for diplomacy after the shooting down of the Malaysian airplane MH17.
New Delhi, July 23: India today said it was unwilling to join a global blame game over the downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane in eastern Ukraine last week, joining China among major nations that have refused to hold Russia responsible.
New Delhi, July 23: A new study revealing a poor decline in the incidence of tuberculosis (TB) over the past decade suggests that India should invest more of its scarce health resources into TB control and research than on HIV control, researchers have said.
New Delhi, July 23: As the Saarc-established South Asian University (SAU) gets set to start its fifth academic session this month, admission trends suggest that students from Nepal prefer biotechnology and those from Pakistan computer science.
According to sources, Congress President Sonia Gandhi has not appreciated senior leader and one of her main confidantes A K Antony stating publicly that there is a perception that the Congress lost because it was seen to be too much pro-Muslim and this led to a Hindu consolidation in favour of the Bharatiya Janata Party.
The divide between 'teams' of Congress president Sonia Gandhi's and that of vice president Rahul Gandhi is increasing by leaps and bounds, according to party sources. There appears to be no common ground between the two sides, with both blaming the other for the state of affairs in the party. Renu Mittal reports
The government is considering large-scale use of radiation technology developed by Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) for improving the shelf-life of fruits and vegetables especially onion, potato a...
NEW DELHI/KATHMANDU (Reuters) - India is set to offer Nepal a landmark pact to help develop its huge hydro-electric power potential as the South Asian giant takes another step to re-assert influence among smaller neighbours where China has been forging closer ties.