Indian universities move up in global ranking with 49 institutions

London, Jan. 16 -- India has improved its showing in the prestigious university rankings of Times Higher Education Emerging Economies with 49 institutions making it to the list including 25 in the top... Read More

Don't take political mileage from Kanhaiya case: Sena to BJP

Mumbai, Jan. 16 -- The Shiv Sena Wednesday said the BJP has no moral right to criticise student leader Kanhaiya Kumar, who has been charged with sedition, after teaming up with the PDP in Jammu and Ka... Read More

One in three UN employees have been sexually harassed: survey

United Nations, Jan. 16 -- A third of United Nations employees have reported experiencing sexual harassment at the world body over the last two years, according to the findings of the first-ever surve... Read More

Iran journalist arrested in US: media

Tehran, Jan. 16 -- A journalist for Iran's English-language Press TV has been arrested in the United States, the news channel said on Wednesday. US-born Marzieh Hashemi was arrested on arrival at St ... Read More

Naval chopper makes precautionary landing

Kochi, Jan. 16 -- A Navy helicopter made a "precautionary landing" off a National Highway in Alappuzha district Wednesday, a defence spokesman said. "The crew consisting of two pilots are safe and th... Read More

#MeToo allegation: Javed Akhtar defends Rajkumar Hirani

Mumbai, Jan. 16 -- Veteran screenwriter Javed Akhtar is the latest from Bollywood to come out in defence of filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani, calling him the "most decent" person in the industry. Hirani is ... Read More

CBI registers FIRs against 2 shelter homes in Bihar for abuse of minors

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- The CBI has registered fresh FIRs pertaining to alleged abuse of children in two shelter homes in Bihar, officials said Thursday. The agency has registered FIRs against Bhagalpu... Read More

I was confident about a way out: Lokhande on 'Manikarnika' controversy

Mumbai, Jan. 16 -- "Manikarnika: The Queen Of Jhansi" is set for a release after a lot of controversy but actor Ankita Lokhande, who is making her Bollywood debut withe period drama, says she never lo... Read More

Tamil Nadu Congress taunts Modi on alliance, says no takers for his invite

Chennai, Jan. 16 -- Days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi said his party was open to alliances for the Lok Sabha elections, the Congress' Tamil Nadu unit Wednesday took potshots at him, saying there... Read More

Federer and Wozniacki stay on track as Anderson crashes

Melbourne, Jan. 16 -- Roger Federer ground out a tough three-set win to make the Australian Open third round for an incredible 20th straight year Thursday and stay on track for a seventh title, with d... Read More