August 2, 2018 17:18 pm
MEGHALAYA, Aug 2: Indigenous women in northeastern India are calling on the Meghalaya state government to block a bill that would deny them rights, including the ability to inherit land if they marry outside their tribe.
July 24, 2018 12:00 pm
INDIA, July 24: Every year, Neelabeni and her family await the monsoon with trepidation in their mud-and-brick home in an informal settlement near the coast in the eastern Indian state of Odisha.
July 14, 2018 10:49 am
NEW DELHI, July 14: India’s trade deficit widened to its highest in more than five years in June, the trade ministry said on Friday, driven largely by a surge in oil prices and a weaker rupee.
July 7, 2018 10:43 am
July 7: Vikram Chandra’s novel Sacred Games tackles all the big themes: crime, friendship, betrayal, love. Most of all, though, the 900-page book is a story about Mumbai. Sprawling yet focused, there is something cinematic in the writing.
July 7, 2018 10:14 am
In days when even a 12-year-old in an Indian city would be carrying a smartphone and riding to school on a moped, in Baijnath village in UP’s Sonbhadra district, even pregnant women have to be carried to the nearest hospital on cots.
July 1, 2018 12:05 pm
MUMBAI, July 1: Eleven members of a family were found dead in India’s capital on Sunday, most of them hanging from the ceiling of their home, blindfolded and hands tied behind the back, in a part of the city that was the scene of a gang war just two weeks ago.
June 12, 2018 00:05 am
It’s been over a week since Gulf countries stopped importing fruit and vegetables from Kerala, following the Nipah outbreak.
May 19, 2018 14:06 pm
INDIA, May 19: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate on Saturday a hydroelectric power plant in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, prompting protest from neighbour Pakistan that says the project on a river flowing into Pakistan will disrupt water supplies.
April 29, 2018 00:05 am
India's retirement age
April 22, 2018 19:31 pm
BEIJING (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit China later this week for an informal meeting with President Xi Jinping, as efforts at rapprochement gather pace following a testing year in ties between the two giant neighbors.
April 13, 2018 07:08 am
KATHMANDU, April 13: Vijay Jolly, a senior leader of Bharatiya Janata Party of India, has made an informal visit to the Chandragiri Cable Car Project, Chandragiri Hills Ltd said, issuing a statement on Thursday.
April 6, 2018 17:45 pm
New Delhi, April 6: The website of Ministry of Defense of India appeared to have been hacked on Friday, officials said.
April 6, 2018 10:02 am
In an exclusive interview to The Hindu, Mr. Oli says the bitterness of past relations have been put behind them, and India and Nepal must work towards a new, more equal relationship.
April 6, 2018 07:00 am
KATHMANDU, April 6: Former prime minister and coordinator of Naya Shakti Party Nepal, Baburam Bhattarai has asked Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to raise the issue of the illegally set up 'field office' in Biratnagar by the Indian side.
March 25, 2018 15:26 pm
BAITADI, Mar 25: Construction work of a suspension bridge over the Mahakali river at Pancheshwor of Baitadi district has not moved ahead due to dillydallying of the Indian side.
March 18, 2018 11:44 am
NAWALPARASI, Mar 18: The farmers around the Gandak Command Area in west Nawalparasi will now get some relief from the problem of inundation and erosion that they had been enduring for years.
January 12, 2018 16:08 pm
NEW DELHI, Jan 12: Four sitting judges of the Supreme Court of India on Friday said the administration of the highest court was not in order, warning that democracy would not survive in the country unless the institution was preserved.
December 16, 2017 19:55 pm
NEW DELHI, Dec 16: Rahul Gandhi, the scion of India's most famous political dynasty, took over as president of the main opposition Congress party on Saturday while facing a stiff challenge from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling Hindu nationalists.
December 11, 2017 18:44 pm
NEW DELHI, Dec 11: India’s main opposition Congress party on Monday elevated Rahul Gandhi, the scion of the country’s most fabled political dynasty, as its president, preparing to challenge the dominance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of national polls in 2019.
October 18, 2017 07:57 am
JHAPA, Oct 17: After India implemented Goods and Service Tax (GST) from the first of July this year, illegal trade across the border was expected to be controlled and formal import-export was believed to become easier. But to the contrary, bilateral business between Nepal and India is facing more difficulties.
September 23, 2017 10:00 am
Bollywood actress Malaika Arora has been roped to judge the third season of the modeling reality show ‘India's Next Top Model’ on MTV.
September 7, 2017 11:43 am
MUMBAI, Sept 7: A blaze in a building under construction in a suburb of the Indian city of Mumbai killed at least six people, most of them laborers, and injured nearly a dozen, fire and police officials said on Thursday.
September 7, 2017 01:30 am
India wants to keep China-baiting and ‘anti-Madhesi’ KP Sharma Oli and his party out of power at any cost. That would be a mistake.
September 3, 2017 15:00 pm
COLOMBO, September 3: Opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan will miss the remaining two matches of India’s limited overs series in Sri Lanka to fly home to tend to his sick mother, the Board of Control for Cricket in India has said.
August 29, 2017 00:05 am
India's decade-wise balance sheet
August 23, 2017 17:42 pm
DHAKA, August 23: Former India left-arm spinner Sunil Joshi has been appointed Bangladesh's spin bowling coach on a short-term deal ahead of the test series against Australia.
August 22, 2017 16:12 pm
NEW DELHI, August 22: India’s Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down the Muslim practice that allows men to instantly divorce their wives as unconstitutional.
July 30, 2017 15:55 pm
GALLE, July 30: All-rounder Hardik Pandya has the potential to become India's Ben Stokes and improve the balance of the side, captain Virat Kohli said after the 23-year-old's encouraging test debut in the win against Sri Lanka.
July 29, 2017 18:02 pm
GALLE, July 29: Spinners Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja shared six wickets to help India to a thumping 304-run win against Sri Lanka on the fourth day of the first test on Saturday for a 1-0 lead in the series.
July 7, 2017 09:06 am
KATHMANDU, July 6: Both the private sector and the government of Nepal are clueless about the impact the Goods and Services Tax (GST) that India introduced Saturday will have on Nepal.
July 7, 2017 01:30 am
KATHMANDU, July 7: Both the private sector and the government of Nepal are clueless about the impact the Goods and Services Tax (GST) that India introduced Saturday will have on Nepal.
June 22, 2017 09:35 am
UNITED NATIONS, June 22: India's population is expected to surpass China's in about seven years and Nigeria is projected to overtake the United States and become the third most populous country in the world shortly before 2050, a U.N. report said Wednesday.
June 8, 2017 09:16 am
NEW DELHI, June 8: India is now two and a half times more likely to experience a deadly heat wave than a half century ago, and all it took was an increase in the average temperature of just 0.5 degrees Celsius (less than 1 degree Fahrenheit), a new study shows.
May 25, 2017 01:50 am
KATHMANDU, May 25: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) officials have almost given up hope that the southern neighbor would accept demonetized Indian banknotes that Nepalis hold.
May 8, 2017 19:10 pm
An epic battle movie from one of India's lesser-known film industries has trumped Bollywood by becoming the country's highest-grossing film to date, an industry analyst said on Monday.
May 5, 2017 18:07 pm
DELHI, May 5: GSAT-9, considered as a ‘gift’ to its South Asian neighbors, is all set to ride piggyback on the ISRO rocket GSLV-F09 with indigenous Cryogenic Upper Stage.
April 13, 2017 12:51 pm
HYDERABAD, April 13: Dozens of animators work into the night in India's southern city of Hyderabad, fueled by caffeine and huddled over computer screens in a darkened studio to put the finishing touches on India's biggest and most ambitious film.
April 8, 2017 13:02 pm
KATHMANDU, April 8: A statue of Nepal's 'Adikabi' Bhanu Bhakta Acharya has been established in India's renowned city Krishnanagar (Nadia district of western Bengal).
April 6, 2017 02:30 am
Seeking to calm employees rattled by reports of a cash crunch, the founders of Indian online retailer Snapdeal have gone directly to them with a string of town hall meetings in past weeks, according to sources, promising profit and brushing off takeover talk.
March 3, 2017 16:30 pm
KATHMANDU, March 3: India's Finance Minister Arun Jaitley returned home today. He had arrived here Thursday afternoon in connection to a two-day official visit at the invitation of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Krishna Bahadur Mahara.
March 2, 2017 16:43 pm
Kathmandu, March 2: India's Minister of Finance Arun Jaitley arrived here this afternoon in connection to a two-day official visit at the invitation of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Krishna Bahadur Mahara.
February 27, 2017 18:10 pm
Mahesh Bhatt has been a strong supporter of Pakistan-India cultural exchange, previously spoke against the ban and now is putting his money where his mouth is.
February 23, 2017 00:15 am
CPN (Maoist Center) leader Narayan Kaji Shrestha has been closely involved in inter-party negotiations surrounding the announcement of local elections on Monday. He also visited India last week and met a range of actors, including top Indian government officials. He reportedly informed them on the importance of timely local elections in Nepal.
February 22, 2017 23:20 pm
Reliance Industries’ Jio telecoms unit will charge for its services from April, ending an almost seven month spree of free calls and data that shook up India’s telecoms sector and helped the new arrival rack up more than 100 million users.
January 26, 2017 17:44 pm
KATHMANDU, Jan 26: Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun attended a reception hosted by Ambassador of India to Nepal, Ranjit Rae, on the occasion of the 68th Republic Day of India, here today.
January 21, 2017 12:18 pm
CUTTACK, Jan 21: After India scored a series win against England this Thursday with a 15-run victory, Yuvraj Singh’s father forgave the former Indian captain for the ‘evil he did against Yuvraj’.
December 22, 2016 18:55 pm
NEW DELHI, Dec 22: Leading opposition figure Rahul Gandhi demanded an investigation into allegations that two Indian conglomerates paid millions of rupees as bribes to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2013-14 when he was governing a western state.
December 15, 2016 08:56 am
KATHMANDU/NEW DELHI, Dec 15: India’s scrapping of high-value bank notes last month has dragged down economic growth in neighboring Nepal with trade, remittances and tourist numbers all down, BMI Research, a group company of the Fitch rating agency, said on Wednesday.
December 5, 2016 15:57 pm
The life of the leader of Tamil Nadu hung in the balance on Monday after she went into cardiac arrest, drawing large crowds to the hospital where doctors were fighting to save the hugely popular former actress.
December 4, 2016 23:45 pm
Karan Johar has teamed up with AA Films to produce India’s first war-at-sea film ‘The Ghazi Attack’.