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24 September, 2017 10:28 AM Maruti's Dzire overtakes Alto as best-selling model in August

New Delhi: Maruti Suzuki India's compact sedan Dzire, in its new avatar, became the best-selling model in the country for the first time in August, taking the pole position from its sibling Alto. As per the latest data from Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), seven out of top 10 best-selling passenger vehicle models in August were from the stable 15

24 September, 2017 10:28 AM Hybrid, e-vehicles continue to attract incentives under FAME

New Delhi: Electric and hybrid vehicles will continue to attract incentives for at least another six months under the FAME India programme as it has been extended up to March 31, or till the launch of Phase-II of the scheme by Niti Aayog. The scheme offers sops on electric and hybrid vehicles of up to Rs 29,000 for bikes and Rs 1.38 lakh for cars, thereby 37

24 September, 2017 6:22 AM BJP's crucial two-day national executive meet begins in Delhi today

On the first day, party's national office bearers, state chiefs and other key organisational leaders will hold discussion over various issues including resolutions to be taken up during the national executive meeting. All BJP lawmakers and party's senior leadership from states will participate in its national executive meeting on September 25, the birth 23

24 September, 2017 3:50 AM On this day 10 years ago, MS Dhoni-led Team India won inaugural World T20

New Delhi: On September 24, 2007, Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led Team India lifted the inaugural World T20 after beating arch-rivals Pakistan by five runs in the final in Johannesburg. Gautam Gambhir was the star with the bat for India, hitting 75 off 54 balls to get the total to 157 for 5 against a spirited Pakistan performance in the field, but Rohit Sharma's 22

24 September, 2017 3:34 AM J&K: Encounter breaks out in Uri; 3 terrorists believed to be trapped

An encounter broke out on Sunday morning between security forces and terrorists in Uri area of Baramulla district in Jammu and Kashmir.  New Delhi: An encounter broke out on Sunday morning between security forces and terrorists in Uri area of Baramulla district in Jammu and Kashmir. According to the initial reports, a search operation was carried out after 22

24 September, 2017 3:34 AM Delhi University professor insults goddess Durga on Facebook; ABVP demands immediate action against him

New Delhi: An assistant professor of Delhi University (DU) has been accused of using obscene terms and demeaning Hindu goddess Durga in his Facebook post. Taking to Facebook, the professor Kedar Kumar Mandal yesterday wrote,"Durga is the very much sexy prostitute in the Indian mythology." A teachers' body registered a police complaint against the professor 23

24 September, 2017 3:06 AM Delhi Secretariat's Unusual Visitor: 2-Foot-Long Monitor Lizard

The monitor lizard caused a stir at the Delhi Secretariat A two-foot-long monitor lizard was found in the premises of Delhi Secretariat causing a stir at the hub of the city government, a wildlife NGO today said. The reptile, a non-venomous species, was found trapped inside a turnstile (automated gate) in the lobby area and was later rescued, Wildlife 50

24 September, 2017 1:29 AM BJP's two-day national executive meetings to start today

New Delhi: The two-day national executive meetings of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will commence in Delhi on Sunday. The party's national office bearers, state chiefs and other key organizational leaders will hold discussion over varrious issues on the first day. Resolutions will also be taken during the meeting. The first day has been scheduled to hold discussion 20

24 September, 2017 12:08 AM DU prof accused of derogatory post on Durga

A section of Delhi University teachers on Saturday filed a police complaint against an assistant professor for allegedly posting a derogatory comment about Goddess Durga on social networking site Facebook. According to the complaint registered at Lodhi Road police station, Kedar Kumar Mandal, an assistant professor at Dayal Singh College, is alleged 20

23 September, 2017 11:46 PM India is mother of terrorism in south Asia, not us: Pakistan responds to Sushma Swaraj at UNGA

In an acrimonious attack on India, Pakistan's permanent representative to UN Maleeha Lodhi accused India of State-sponsored crimes in Kashmir at the UNGA. After External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday denounced Pakistan as the "world's greatest exporter of havoc, death and inhumanity", in strong rebuttal, Pakistan's permanent representative 66